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  • Ethnography At The Train Station

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    I was able to practice ethnography at the Wheaton College Avenue Train Station. People’s experience at College Avenue Train Station is shaped by their class, and particular social sanctions are instilled which further enforce these social divisions. I observed College Avenue Train Station in their busy morning hours on three separate occasions. Consistently, women were under-represented, and whites were the primary race represented. The age demographic represented was between age thirty and fifty

  • The Train Station

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    By the time I get under the cover of the train station, I could only imagine that my burger and fries are now drenched and mushy. I decide against eating the soggy food and throw it in the rubbish bin just before the steps of the tube. I jump onto the steps and make my way to the top of the stairs on the landing. I hurriedly push myself through the oversized double doors. The train station is nothing like how I left it. It is now in complete chaos. Directly in front of the doors there are flashing

  • My Experience At The Train Station

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    enough Spanish to get by, and I couldn’t wait to explore the city and test the limits of my comfort. I arrived at the train station in Santander, a small city on the northern coast of Spain, with one of my best friends from DU, Morgan. We then found other DU students traveling with us during this study abroad program, and met the program coordinator. Standing in the tiny train station, with the local Spaniards passing us by and the sliding automatic doors letting in the humid, warm air, the program

  • Railway

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    _ Setting up of Corpus Fund at Stations’ upkeep. _ Extending use of CCTVs at stations to monitor cleanliness activities. _ Printing of all India level complaint/helpline number on PRS tickets and introduction of system of third party inspections. _ Extension of onboard Housekeeping services to all important trains. _ Increasing mechanized laundries for quality bedrolls in AC coaches. _ Introduction of RO drinking water units at Stations and in trains on experimental basis. _ Encouraging

  • Summary Of ' Hills Like White Elephants ' By Ernest Hemingway

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    abortion. Jig and the man are at a train station in Barcelona across the Ebro River, drinking beers, and discussing frantically and anxiously whether they should proceed with the abortion. Jig does not agree with having an abortion, although she does not directly say so. The American, on the other hand, thinks that the abortion will be the answer to their problems and tries to convince Jig of that. Hemingway highlights three elements of the story’s setting: the train station, the overbearing heat, and the

  • Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City

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    Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City Whoosh! That is the precise sound I heard as the crazed flock of travelers headed for the train terminal. My best friend, Stacy, and I were left disoriented and understandably confused once the crowd thinned. We were at Madison Square Garden at the train terminal awaiting our train back to the hotel; it was our first trip to New York City. As one may imagine, it was a fascinating and surreal voyage into extreme urban life. It was so enthralling

  • Transport Disadvantage And The Regional Transport Essay

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    Introduction It is widely acknowledged that Northern Ireland has suffered from decades of underinvestment in its roads and public transport (RTS, Department for Regional Development 2002). Northern Irelands public transport networks are lacking in many areas of the country. To address key issues surrounding a lack of adequate transport provision, and to combat the growing problems of car dependence and transport disadvantage, the Northern Ireland Assembly commissioned the Regional Development Strategy

  • Essay The Louvre Palace, Pei's Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong

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    within the former Orsay railway station. Between 1900 through to 1939 it was known as the Gare d’Orsay and was seen as the head of the southwestern French railroad network. However, after 1939, the station was to serve only the suburbs, as its platforms had become too short for the modern, longer trains that appeared with the progressive modernisation of the railroads. In 1975, the Direction des Musées de France had considered installing a new museum within the train station, in which all of the arts from

  • The Growth Of Early Los Angeles

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    the culturally significant union station in old downtown on Alameda street. The buildings owes it begging to the American phenomenon of the railroad, the institution that allowed for American expansion into the modern era and more specifically the growth of the west coast metropolis of Los Angeles that prior was just a small Spanish town. Just across the street from the Avila adobe, one of the first and oldest existing Spanish settlements in L.A., lays Union station, a building that holds on to the

  • The Organisational Process Of Buying A Train Ticket

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    organisational process of buying a train ticket. In particular, I will be looking at concepts such as the rate of diffusion, the technological agency and also the views of hard and soft technological determinism. Smith and Marx (1998:14) describe technological determinism as “the human tendency to create the kind of society that invests technologies with enough power to drive history”. This definition of technological determinism can be related to the process of buying a train ticket as this essay shows