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  Face (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The face is a part of the human body, the front of the head.
Face (professional wrestling), the hero character, meant to be cheered by fans
face in HTML may refer to a font attribute or the visible part of an anchor tag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Face_(disambiguation)   (209 words)

 Face (social custom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lian is the confidence of society in a person's moral character, while mianzi represents social perceptions of a person's prestige.
For a person to maintain face is important with Chinese social relations because face translates into power and influence and affects goodwill.
A loss of lian would result in a loss of trust within a social network, while a loss of mianzi would likely result in a loss of authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Face_(social_custom)   (310 words)

 Wikipedia: Face
The face is the front of the head.
The line of this duct may be marked out by joining the lower margin of the tragus to a point midway between the lower limit of the nose and the mouth.
The facial or seventh nerve emerges from the skull at the stylomastoid foramen just in front of the root of the mastoid process; in the parotid gland it forms a network called the pes anserinus, after which it divides into six branches which radiate over the face to supply the muscles of expression.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/f/fa/face.html   (278 words)

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Face is a multi-faceted term, and its meaning is inextricably linked with culture and other terms such as honor and its opposite, humiliation.
If one commits a social blunder as an adult, in most cases, there is no group shame involved, only personal embarrassment, and (one hopes) a desire to correct the wrong with a sincere apology.
In light of all this, the place that face issues hold in low-context cultures is not nearly as important as in collectivistic societies.
www.beyondintractability.org /essay/face   (3047 words)

 Indian Hemp Drugs Commission Report - Social and Religious Customs
The custom of offering an infusion of the leaves of the hemp plant to every guest and member of the family on the Bijoya Dasami, or last day of the Durga Puja, is common in Bengal, and may almost be said to be universal.
The custom described above, and which refers solely to bhang as distinguished from other preparations of the hemp plant, is he most important occasion on which bhang is used as a part of social or religious ceremonies; but there is evidence to show that the drug in this form is used at other festivals.
But, so far as the evidence shows, the use on those occasions is a matter of social custom observed more generally in some parts of the province than in others, and, although nodoubt there may be some who consider it essential to their devotions, partaking but little of the nature of general religious observance.
www.druglibrary.org /schaffer/Library/studies/inhemp/4chapt9.htm   (3419 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Rauschenbusch: The Social Gospel, 1908
Wherever husbands by social custom regard their wives as inferior, there is a deep-seated defect in married life.
Socialism is coming to be the very life-breath of the intelligent working-class, but if all the members of all the social and literary clubs of a city were examined on socialism, probably two-thirds would fail to pass.
Unless a judge is affected by the new social spirit, he is likely to be at least unconsciously on the side of those who have, and this is equivalent to a special privilege granted them by the courts.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/rausch-socialgospel.html   (15596 words)

 Face lift Seattle - Sam Naficy, MD - Facelift, Neck lift, Eyelid lift, Brow lift in Seattle, WA
Following this step, the skin is carefully elevated from the lower face and neck region and the muscles of the face and neck are tightened to produce a natural, long-lasting effect (deep plane face lift).
Older face lift techniques did not involve this critical step of addressing the lax muscle and the results were not as natural or long-lasting.
Face lift incisions are carefully placed within the natural creases in front, within, and behind the ear.
www.seattleface.com /html/face_lift.php   (2512 words)

 20th WCP: John Dewey's Critique of Socioeconomic Individualism
One of the obstructions in the path is the seemingly engrained notion that the first and last problem which must be solved is the relation of the individual and the social:—or that the outstanding question is to determine the relative merits of individualism and collective or of some compromise between them.
One reason for the comparative sterility of discussion of social matters is because so much intellectual energy has gone into the suppositious problem of the relations of individualism and collectivism at large, wholesale, and because the image of [their] antithesis infects so many specific questions.
Unable to understand let alone overcome the giant social complex which had helped to produce their socioeconomic bonds, average workers were thus atomized and individuated, that is, separated off from coworkers, bosses, and society at large—ideologically so, at least.
www.bu.edu /wcp/Papers/Poli/PoliZema.htm   (2278 words)

 Social Phobia: Least Understood Anxiety Disorder
Social anxiety is the fear of social situations and the interaction with other people that can automatically bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment, evaluation, and criticism.
Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) is a much more common problem than past estimates have led us to believe.
A specific social phobia would be the fear of speaking in front of groups, whereas generalized social anxiety indicates that the person is anxious, nervous, and uncomfortable in almost all (or the majority of) social situations.
www.socialphobia.org /social.html   (1276 words)

 Losing Their Cool: The Downside of Expanding Hot Social Networking Sites - Knowledge@Wharton
The same social networking tools that are popular today on the Internet may also find a place within the corporate intranet as companies seek better ways to encourage knowledge sharing and spur innovation.
While social networking sites wrestle with the expansion dilemma, Bell argues that the marketing problem these firms face is similar to the issues faced by other companies trying to segment a market.
While social networking sites have their own dynamics, there are lessons to be learned from the marketing practices of large companies in other industries, which often face the challenge of whether to become "a house of brands or a branded house," says Bell.
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu /article.cfm?articleid=1555&CFID=31026   (1962 words)

 Religion And Tradition
The difference between a religious practice and a social custom is rather a new concept.
With the social changes on the one hand and the elaborations on the other, the gap between the practical social life and the complicated, often mute, religious practices widen.
The smaller a community and the older the customs, the more the emphasis on turning the "endangered" community into a closed-door "reservation" in order to help the faithful to preserve and practice their traditional rites.
www.zoroastrian.org /articles/Message_of_Zarathushtra/Pt_12_Religion_and_Tradition.htm   (2764 words)

 Newfolk NDiF: Face Value (Page 2)
The price that is paid for getting in someone's face is often violence, because the social face that exists outside the rules of the games is a more stable and sacred construct than the impermanent, secular mien that is often at stake within games.
Face behavior takes on a defensive quality when the individual appears to be excessively concerned with protecting his face -relative to the objective requirements of the situation in his cultural context.
Ultimately, face in African American culture serves as a buffer to such breakdowns which have historically threatened the harmony and the existence of the community.
astro.temple.edu /~camille/face2.html   (2614 words)

 Tezeta: Social Structure of the Ethiopian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
These social conflicts are not necessarily due to the industrial revolution - which is barely making an appearance in Ethiopia - or to any form of mass emancipation, as in the West in the last century.
To attempt to estimate how the Ethiopian Church is actually facing the shock and what it is doing and achieving in the realm of social reform is a broad task with which only a social scientist who has devoted all his energies to the investigation of these issues would be qualified to deal.
The basic social unit of Ethiopian society is not the individual but the family, which forms a homogeneous community with its own characteristics.
tezeta.org /5/social-structure-of-the-ethiopian-church-by-ephraim-isaac   (19730 words)

 Practitioners | Executive Education | Social Enterprise
Additionally, HBS has hosted a number of Social Enterprise custom programs with individual organizations and interest groups when their needs have aligned with faculty research interests and areas of focus.
PMNO is a collaboration between the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative and Harvard University's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Strategies to Create Business and Social Value is designed to provide senior corporate executives in a variety of industries with the knowledge and practical tools and frameworks for integrating social responsibility as part of their corporate strategy.
www.hbs.edu /socialenterprise/execed.html   (774 words)

 John Dewey: Human Nature and Conduct: Part I section IV Custom and Habit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The problem f of social psychology is not how either individual or collective mind forms social groups and customs, but how different customs, established interacting arrangements, form and nurture different minds.
The regime of custom assumes that the outcome is the same whether an individual understands what he is about or whether he goes through certain motions while mouthing the words of others repetition of formulae lacing esteemed of greater importance, upon the whole, than repetition of deeds.
If progress in spite of this fact is more rapid than in other social forms, it is by accident, since the diversity of models conflict with one another and thus give individuality a chance in the resulting chaos of opinions.
spartan.ac.brocku.ca /~lward/Dewey/Dewey_1922/Dewey1922_05.html   (4110 words)

 White House not giving up on Social Security - April 26, 1999
Lockhart said that Clinton had offered a plan to extend the solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund by setting aside more than 60 percent of the federal budget surplus and said it was up to Republicans to counter with their own plan.
Clinton's plan proposes setting aside most of the Social Security surplus to keep the system solvent when the baby boom generation begins retiring in a few years.
Lott said Sunday that Social Security surpluses should be held in safekeeping for the nation's retirement program.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/stories/1999/04/26/social.security/index.html   (1011 words)

 Competition and Custom in Economic Contracts: A Case Study of Illinois Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Marshall seems to have been of this view, asserting that the sway of custom is a feature of "primitive times and backward countries," and that the "English" system of straight land rent contributed to its superior position in agriculture (Marshall, 1920, Chapter X).
These regional customs are roughly related to average differences in economic fundamentals, but they mask the considerable amount of heterogeneity that exists within each region.
It will typically have higher potential than a global custom, because it allows landlords to capture more rent at relatively little loss in social utility, provided that the boundaries between the regions are not too long (i.e., there are relatively few farms near the boundaries).
www.brook.edu /ES/dynamics/papers/custom/custom.htm   (7647 words)

 About Social Smoke @ socialsmokehookah.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SOCIAL SMOKE is a proud member of eBay’s prestigious "Power Seller" and “Trading Assistant” programs.
Customization features on our competitor’s websites have been copied from us.
All orders are shipped discretely from SOCIAL INC with no clues as to what items are in the package.
www.socialsmokehookah.com /page--About-Social-Smoke--aboutus   (392 words)

 face - OneLook Dictionary Search
Face, face : Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
Phrases that include face: face off, in your face, face lift, face saving, poker face, more...
Words similar to face: confront, aspect, boldness, brass, cheek, effrontery, expression, faced, facing, font, fount, front, grimace, look, nerve, overlook, present, side, typeface, face up, more...
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 "No Such Custom": An Exposition of I Corinthians 11:2-16   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The modern custom of heavily veiling the face in the Middle East and North Africa is due to a great extent to Islamic influence.
Paul is not saying, "we do not have any custom"; rather, he is saying, "we do not have a custom like this one I have been discussing." "Such" does not mean "any"; it refers to something previously discussed.
Thus when he says, "we do not have such a custom," the custom to which he is referring is the one that he has discussed with disapproval—the custom which the one who wants to be contentious is trying to introduce.
www.bible.ovc.edu /terry/articles/headcovr.htm   (10625 words)

 SPN Professional Profile: Charles E. Kimble
Kimble received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Texas.
He was the Director of the University of Dayton's Social Science Research Center from 1992-1995.
Research areas include self-handicapping, the impact of defensible space, computer aids for group decisions, performance in groups, dominance in groups, nonverbal behavior, attribution and attraction, and sports fanship.
kimble.socialpsychology.org   (358 words)

 Bone Head Customs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Custom paint and airbrushed graphics for Automotive, Motorcycle, Water Craft, Guitars, and just about anything else you want to add a touch of personality, individuality or just plain in your face attitude.
If you are interested in having one custom designed, just e-mail Chuck and he will work with you to come up with the perfect design for individual or even company events and social gatherings.
Bonehead Customs welcomes retailers who are interested in carrying our line of custom hats.
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Once a culture of honor exists, it is difficult for its members to make the transition to a culture of law; this requires that people become willing to back down and refuse to immediately retaliate, and from the viewpoint of the culture of honor this is a weak and unwise act.
Compare the concepts of integrity, face (social custom) in stereotyped Oriental cultures, or of mana in Polynesian society.
For a similar concept with many connotations opposite to honor, see shame.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ho/Honour.html   (435 words)

 The Social Customer Manifesto: April 2005
Alas, Greg, who is "a senior customer service rep on the phones for a consumer tech company," disagrees.
Greg, the customer service rep: "So in reality, my experience is that about 1.5% of people who get through the voice recognition system actually have real issues that aren't addressed on the website or in the manual.
Their products, services and spaces are quantified: eliminating any subjectivity or variance in their business practices, making all things measurable; homogenized: reducing the entire range of experience to one particular form; and commodified: everything is either directly for sale or in the aide of selling.
www.socialcustomer.com /2005/04/index.html   (5570 words)

 Clinton upset over reports GOP dropping Social Security reform - April 23, 1999
Archer, who described his developing Social Security reform package as a "work in progress," plans to unveil the plan within the "next couple of weeks." According to a participant at the meeting, Archer told the leaders there was only "a small window of opportunity" to present a Republican plan to reform the Social Security system.
Leadership sources cite internal GOP polls to reinforce their argument that Social Security is a "risky issue" for Republicans.
Social Security is projected to run out of money in 2034, as the large Baby Boom generation overtaxes the system.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/stories/1999/04/23/social.security/index.html   (681 words)

 Attacking the Enemy's Line of Communication   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LAW: a binding custom or practice of a community; a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority.
LAW: A rule, particularly an established or permanent rule, prescribed by the supreme power of a state to its subjects, for regulating their actions, particularly their social actions.
Laws are imperative or mandatory, commanding what shall be done; prohibitory, restraining from what is to be forborne; or permissive, declaring what may be done without incurring a penalty.
www.face.net /attacking-enemy.htm   (340 words)

 Face (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab3.cs.uoregon.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
a stylized picture of a face The face is the front of the head.
Parts of a face: Head Hair Forehead Eyebrow Eye Nose Cheek Mouth Lips Tooth Skin.
A face can also refer to a facet in geometry.
face.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (438 words)

 Carolina Hurricanes - Harvest Feast Benefits Needy Residents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tickets to the event were distributed through local social service agencies.
Invited guests were treated to a holiday meal, including turkey and all the fixings.
Entertainment included live music, clowns, face painting, the N.C. State Cheerleaders and the Carolina Hurricanes.
www.carolinahurricanes.com /custom/radBD776.asp   (142 words)

 South Carolina Social Security Disability Claim Attorney | Anderson SC Lawyer Denied Social Security Disability
Richard and Robert have dedicated their practice to treating every client the way a friend or neighbor should expect to be treated.
They provide services in several related areas so you can continue to work with lawyers with whom you feel comfortable, and with whom you have a relationship, no matter what legal challenges you face.
Richard advises and represents clients in the areas of Social Security Disability (SSD), Workers' Compensation, Family Law, and Personal Injury.
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