School Dress codes do not allow students to completely express their individuality. Schools want students to be able to think for themselves and create a sense of who they are, but it is not easy when they are forced to abide by rules that take away from from that. It should be a place of expressing ourselves freely in a learning environment without having to worry about what we wear as an interfering issue. The fact that the school system cares more about the student dress code than their education is an issue in itself. Schools should promote dress code individuality because of religious aspects, mental health, and human experience.
Uncomfortable clothing is extremely helpful in keeping learners attentive. When people where comfortable clothing, they tend to perform worse or not listen as well. This means that when people at school are wearing comfortable clothing, they will not pay attention or understand information nearly as well. However, the clothing that a dress code requires tends to be tight or rough, and is quite uncomfortable. Uncomfortable clothing is very good at forcing students to pay attention and focus during class, so that they can understand the material
Women all around America have been arguing about the dress code for many years. Dress codes can range from shorts that go above your fingertips, crop tops, ( belly shirts,) cleavage showing shirts, and/or tight leggings that show a lot more than they’re supposed to. Vulgar or violent t-shirts, baggy pants, no shirt/sleeveless shirts and other things. I’m definitely for many types of dress codes, but some of them are just a little too over the top. Girls have been ranting on social medias about how “stupid” dress codes are and how they should be banned. “I” am not your typical girl. I think dress codes are great! They can prevent my eyes from burning out of their sockets when I see inappropriate clothing and parts of the body I don’t want to
For my second experiential learning assignment, I decided to break a social norm while going out to eat with my family at a restaurant: granted this is something I have a habit of doing but the reaction I got from my dining mates was particularly interesting this time. To give a little bit of background of the setting I was in at the time, I was with my mother, younger brother, and my mother’s friend at a restaurant in DC for my birthday dinner. The restaurant was crowded, but not many people were paying attention to what we were doing. The behavior I decided to break was dipping my fingers in the container caramel was in and then proceeded lick my fingers after doing so. I choose to break this social norm because one, the caramel sauce was really good, and two I was testing to see if my mother would say anything: normally on my birthday she lets me get away with
Throughout our daily lives, we have many expectations. We are expected to act and behave in a certain manner as we carry out our day to day lives. These expectations will vary depending on the setting or occasion. The expectations may also vary culture to culture. Because of these expectations, social norms have been developed. Social Norms are unwritten rules about how to behave. They provide us with an expected idea of how to behave in a particular social group or culture. Behavior which fulfills these norms is called conformity, and most of the time roles and norms are powerful ways of understanding and predicting what people will do. (McLeod) We typically use these norms to predict what people will do in a certain situation. These norms
The transcendentalist idea that truth comes from studying nature, along with the belief that clothing is one of the four basic necessities are depicted in this passage.
The problem that I came when trying to break a social norm is trying to find a reason to. In other words most social norms are there for a reason and especially when such a big number of people do just group together and don’t “think outside of the box” were stuck with them. In Under the Influence: How the Group Changes What We Think by Shirley S Wang she talks about how social norms get their power. Dr Berger states that “The more public and object or behavior is, the more likely it is to spread.” It can be something as small as the type of shoe someone wears but if more and more people are wearing them then more and more people will want them. Social norms are a necessity to our society for how they help everyone out and in our case would have made it more time
To begin, dress code is typically a set of rules that gives a detailed list to what you can and can not wear. Dress code is very common in places such as offices, workplaces, and schools. Having a dress code in offices and workplaces isn’t a problem because it makes the workers dress appropriate and represent the company. Although people can argue that dress code in schools does the same thing as workplaces and offices, there is a lot of controversy. Dress code and uniform policies in schools hasn’t always been a problem, because clothing used to be simple and plain. As time has gone on, numbers have been dramatically increasing. In 2003-2004 one in eight public schools required a uniform. In 2011-2012 numbers rose to one in five schools (“School”). Lots of schools are required to enforce dress code and most of them have a Code of Conduct or specific document where the rules and guidelines are layed out. There are many opinions about the dress code but, schools believe that it plays a key role in students academic performance.
Lee Rowland, “School dress codes are saying that the self-identity that you want to express through your clothes doesn 't belong here.”(Rowland 1). Having a dress code sends a negative message that a person self-identity doesn 't matter and all that matters is focusing on their education. While that is the ultimate goal, to be successful in life is not to conform but to adapt as well. A majority of jobs in our society allow for one to express themselves by what they wear. Dress code takes away people 's personality that they put in their clothes they wear in everyday
Success and how we dress goes hand in hand. As employers typically look out for certain traits in making their decision either to employ, promote, demote or terminate the appointment of an employee, so does anyone wanting to do business with you. Your first impression is key and have the ability to effect subsequent meetings or encounters.
Fashion is essential to culture, it offers aesthetic forms in fields such as dress and clothing, philosophy and religion, music, habits and customs, through which individuals attach to, or demonstrate their difference from, various communities. As a cultural process, fashion is responsible for situating individuals within a constantly changing forest of objects, people, events, styles and practices to which they relate, about which they form opinions and which symbolically help to locate them within various social strata and communities. In this way, being 'in fashion ', indifferent to it or actively claiming to reject
Some deem others who do not wear the most fashionable clothes unpopular. In fact, according to the website Daily Mail, “children are so heavily influenced by brands that they bully or shun classmates who do not keep up with fashions and logos” (Clark). For example, in Heather Havrilesky’s essay “Bobos”, she discusses conflicts in school with fellow classmates treating her differently and ridiculing her because the shoes she normally bought were not the name brand shoes everyone else bought (Havrilesky 34). This is merely one example illustrating people being viewed differently and judged because of a misunderstanding of what normal is. In hopes to solve such problems, some schools even implemented school uniforms. By enforcing school uniforms, schools hope that uniforms will decrease the pressure felt by students to wear the most popular trends and lessen the harsh judgement of other students. As stated by the website ProCon.org, “when all students are dressed alike, competition between students over clothing choices and the teasing of those who are dressed in less expensive or less fashionable outfits can be eliminated” (“Should”). By having students dress in uniforms, schools create a new normal that is more equal for all students. Unfortunately, not everywhere as made this change. People are still greatly pressured to fit in by others who believe keeping up with trends is a normal, important aspect of
Nowadays our society is made up of people who are fond of showing themselves off in any occasion, in a gamut of ways, from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, the most recent Instagram, to wearing nothing at all in order to look amazingly cool and “way-to-go people”. I’m not buttoned-down, absolutely, and I don’t want people to bundle themselves up. It’s no use. People have the right to dress as they want. It’s just a matter of outlooks.
First, by invoking a sense of professionalism, students would learn valuable lessons that are implemented in the working world. Secondly, students would be more inclined to express themselves through other ways not limited to fashion. Finally, dress codes can erase the economic and social differences among students, and invoke a sense of equality. While uniforms in high schools promise many benefits, we should not expect that they are a solution for every problem. However, dress codes in schools can go a long way toward supporting students’ achievement by providing a learning environment that encourages
Generally in university without the dress code of wearing school uniform. The fashionable and rich students will wear the most fashion and modern clothing because they have to social with the others rich students in the higher social circle. Example like if got a party is inside the university and it's for the higher social circle, And at that day if got someone wearing some not suitable clothing to the party, they will be eliminated from the higher social circle. For poor students, They usually live in a low standard of a social circle. They usually buy clothes from the lower standard of shopping place example like Pasar Malam and Pasar Pagi. From those place, they can get a lower prices compare to the higher prices shopping mall like Pavilion and Midvalley. From the above situation, It`s will result in a different psychological effect on the different students, For the rich students, they will become more confident and fearless when talking to people and have the courage to do something that they never do before. Example like doing a presentation in front of the stage. As a result, they will become more socially to meet new friends and they will have many friends. For the poor students, they will become extremely fearful to do new things that they never touch before and will not leaves to their comfort zone. Example like when