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Chiltern Railways London to Bicester Village - Prosperity and Polarity

In October 2015, Chiltern Railways opened a newly built £320m train line linking Oxford Parkway, a new station, to London Marylebone, via Bicester. Considering that in 2015 the ‘Bicester Town’ station was renamed ‘Bicester Village’ – a hugely popular luxury shopping destination nearby – it is plausible to suggest that economic circulation was an instigating factor, and that the newfound connectivity would function to increase the mobility of wealth (Lee and LiPuma, 2002). 571 more words

Circulation

The Pedestal

High on a pedestal sit those who engage
In occupations society respects
While the others gaze upward in ambitious regard
(Or in shame at their work it rejects.) 198 more words

Education

Romance and Formality: Genji, Heian Japan, and the Aristocracy

The world’s oldest novel, a symbol of cultural modernity and a breakthrough in literary structure, was written in the context of one of history’s most aristocratic societies. 1,121 more words

Analysis

Significance of CLASS DIFFERENCES in SOUTH KOREA

Introduction

This paper is an offshoot of the assigned oral report topic in Social Structure class.  It practically uses and follows the outline as provided by Dr. 4,626 more words

Society Matters

JUNTOS PERO NO REVUELTOS: EL CASO DE LA PLAZA DE ANDRÉS

El lugar que se ha venido convirtiendo en una expresión de la ‘colombianidad’ en la capital bogotana y que recibe alrededor de 70 mil comensales al mes. 729 more words

Alimentación

Waiting for an Echo: Context of the Great Migration with Richard Wright's Black Boy

The early 20th century saw what is perhaps one of the most decisive sociological revolutions in African-american history. World War One, coupled with heavy restrictions on immigration, created pockets of labor shortages in Northern factories. 672 more words

Analysis

What is the True Value of Money?

The value of a dollar bill is relative to the individual and the situation. Each person values money differently,  as money means everything to some and nothing to others. 472 more words