Effectiveness of International Institutions for Human Rights

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Hosea Luy How effective are international institutions in protecting human rights? International institutions face many problems in their effort to protect and promote human rights. They are therefore only moderately effective in their protection of human rights. Although these institutions face limitations to their success, their work and achievements have been crucial to the advancement and promotion of human rights world-wide. It is also ...

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Causes of the Financial Crisis

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Research paper on the causes of financial crisis and why they are contagious: Use a financial crisis case study to highlight the answer. Austin Alagba   Introduction Financial crisis occurs when there is instability in the finance systems which pose danger to the economic, political, social and international ...

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South Africa: Federal or Unitary?

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Abgenia Rivoningo Hlophe South African Governing System Introduction The governing system of a country is a crucial component in understanding the manner in which the political sphere functions. This essay will examine the federal and unitary system of government and relate it one to South Africa. In this respect, this essay will focus on the key features of the systems. Notably, this essay aims ...

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Parliament of Pakistan

16 Oct 2017

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Parliament of Pakistan The Parliament of Pakistan, formally termed the Majlis-e-Shoora is the elected and incomparable authoritative group of Pakistan. It is a bicameral elected council that comprises of the Senate and the National Assembly, the upper and more level houses, individually. As stated by the constitution, the President of Pakistan is likewise a part of the Parliament. The National Assembly is chosen for a five-year ...

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Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

16 Oct 2017

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Introduction: The world is a place of diverse beings. The differences of each human civilization have been observed ever since the ancient times. As of today many terrorist groups are very evident from the West to the East. One of the most prominent terrorist groups is the Al Qaeda network but was debunked in the early days of 2011-2012. They are the proprietor of the 9-11 ...

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New Zealand's Foreign Policy Analysis

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Aaron Lloyd Over the last thirty years the economic rise of China has contributed to a worldwide shift in power. Discussing the current state of New Zealand’s relationship with both China and the United States of America (USA), this essay will outline likely future foreign policy choices. Authors such as Mosher and Krauthammer see the rise of China as a threat to the West ...

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George W. Bush Biography

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George W Bush Addison Davis   On July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut one of our future presidents would be born his name is George W. Bush. Growing up, he was the oldest of six children from his mother and father, Barbara Pierce Bush and George Herbert Walker Bush. The Bush family has always been with politics, even in the 50’s. Bush’s grandfather, ...

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Utilitarian Perspective of Illegal Immigration

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Discuss the issue of illegal immigration from a (rule) utilitarian perspective. Consider whose happiness or welfare is affected by the fact of illegal immigration. Illegal immigration affects the happiness and welfare of the illegal immigrants themselves. In addition, the welfare of the United States government is also affected by illegal immigration. The government is affected both economically and politically. The people ...

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Anti-Bribery Convention and OECD

16 Oct 2017

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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) And the Anti-Bribery Convention The International Initiative The Anti-Bribery Convention was originally conceived in 1989, it has under gone many changes since its conception, to begin with the group was designed to enable the review in to national legislations and the bribery of officials, in 1994 the review was turned into recommendations for actions and this was eventually ...

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Is Free Trade Possible?

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Tom Hobson ‘Free trade is neither possible nor desirable.’ Do you agree with this Statement? Roger Scruton makes the claim free trade is neither possible nor desirable in A Political Philosophy and takes a conservative political viewpoint in defence of national sovereignty (2006). Taking the statement within the realm of international political economy it draws in the debate of the role of the World Trade Organisation ...

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Women’s Movement and the Kenyan State

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The Women’s Movement and the Kenyan State: Cooperation or Conflict? Gloria Mmoji Vuluku    Abstract State intervention in Kenya’s women movement is inhibiting progress on women equality. This intervention has taken the form resources that aid and influence their activities as well as laws that essentially make women movements dependent on government to achieve their objectives. The resulting scenario is an association between women ...

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Country Analysis of Immigration Policies

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Throughout history, the handling of integration of immigrants in any country has been a pressing political issue. There is no exception in Europe. Although there has been a recent spike in favorable feeling towards minorities in Europe, there are still countries, such as Italy or Germany, that have a deep rooted hatred towards some groups. On the other hand, Countries like France, and Sweden have shown ...

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Issues with the US Education System

13 Oct 2017

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Kevin Portillo   Public Policy: Deficiencies with the Education in America With new accommodations, such as the internet, smart phones and other gadgets, education has found its way across various outlets. Since the late twentieth century, public schools have adopted new ways in which a student may learn through the interaction of innovative technology. However, even with these new developments, deficiencies in America’s education ...

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Quality Management in the Public Administration through CAF

13 Oct 2017

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ESF 4.159 – Developing Quality Management in the Public Administration through CAF (SLIDE 3) The Commission's main Thematic Objectives are set out in Article 9 of the Common Strategic Framework. Each common strategic framework contributes to the Union strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Such objectives may be translated into specific priorities to each common strategic framework fund. The European Commission believes that the respective ...

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State Funding for California State University

13 Oct 2017

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Sherry Pickering The state legislators in California play a key role in the funding for the California State University (university). They may also impose new reporting requirements, change the laws and set new rules that directly affect the university at any time. As a university administrator the system-wide conferences that I attend typically feature a speaker from the California State University's advocacy team whom ...

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Are Liberty and Equality Compatible?

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Reconciling Liberty and Equality There seems to be an endless debate amongst different philosophers in different political traditions on whether or not the concepts of liberty and equality are reconcilable. Some argues that the two go together and therefore are indistinguishable while others conversely maintain that they are incompatible. In modern democratic societies, the two principles need to be reconciled as they both seem to ...

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New Zealand Political Values

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Things generally influence one another even in small ways. The relationship among these matters can be just simple that have little impact on people. However, there are things which affect considerable number of individuals, a locality, a country or even the international community as well. Health is one of those things. A person, family, society, and nations are all involved when discussing this topic. There are ...

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Nuclear Energy in France and Germany

13 Oct 2017

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Brach Hadean Nuclear Energy Germany vs. France Nuclear energy and its validity in today’s world is a topic that stirs much debate and everyone seems to have an opinion on the issue, but who is correct? When considering Europe, France and Germany are on complete opposite ends of the nuclear spectrum. Germany believes the complete shutdown of nuclear derived power is necessary for a ...

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State Management of External Issues

13 Oct 2017

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The State rely on the ability to control and manipulate information? What power do nation states have to manage issues that have cause and effects beyond national boundaries? Discuss in relation to one issue (examples include) Nation States ability to manage internal and external issues stems from the State’s ability to control and/or manipulate information for the benefit of and their government views. This essay ...

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Surveillance of US Citizens

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Will the technology that one day has been used to track enemies of the state and to haunt terrorists be used in domestic surveillance of the U.S citizens on U.S soils??. Is it possible that we may see thousands of these drones roaming freely in the skies of the U.S?? . Actually, According to the federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s expectations the U.S airspace is going to ...

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Thailand Monarchy and Government Overview

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  BACKGROUND OF MONARCHY The current king of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, is part of the Siamese-cum-Thai monarchy and has reigned since 9 June 1946. This has made him the world’s longest reigning current monarch and the world’s longest serving head of state ( ). In accordance with the constitution of Thailand, most of the king’s power is divulged to his elected government whereby the king is ...

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MIM and the Rise of Muslim Identity Politics

13 Oct 2017

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Akshay Shetty The 2014 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections were perhaps one of the most interesting electoral experiments in recent history. The 15 year old Congress-NCP alliance and the 25 year old Shiv Sena-BJP alliance came to an end and the four parties contested elections on their own. While the results of the elections didn't come as a surprise to any of the four parties, ...

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Iran Domestic Politics and Nuclear Choices

13 Oct 2017

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Iran’s Military and Nuclear Capabilities Worldwide enthusiasm for Iran was elevated significantly in the late spring of 2002, when the presence of two nuclear destinations was uncovered and understood that Iran had assembled or was building everything expected to deliver enhanced uranium, which could fuel nuclear weapons and in addition nuclear reactors. A pilot uranium plant at Natanz and a business scale enhancement. Starting in March ...

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Income and Government Services: A Review of the Literature

13 Oct 2017

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In 1935 the Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Since then, it has grown into one of the largest government services offered by the Federal government. In order to fund government services like Social Security, taxes are levied on various income levels. This taxation is met with opposing viewpoints from various political perspectives. In general, conservatives oppose progressive taxation policies ...

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Political Application of Liberty and Rights

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The concept of freedom A general definition of liberty or freedom defines it as immunity from subjective exercise of authority. However, philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth century seem to explore deeper aspects of this concept. Among these philosophers are Thomas Hobbes and Rousseau, who held strong philosophies of liberty but somewhere along the line, their views differed. To begin with, Hobbes presents two categories of ...

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Religious Views on Right to Die

12 Oct 2017

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Julian Martin Public Policy: Right to Die The right to die is one of the most controversial topics addressed by government that has been interpreted into the state laws that have either debated the right or allowed it, however recently with the “Gonzales vs. Oregon” case where instead of the case being on constitutional grounds where it conflicts with the right of life, was ...

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Herz's Theory of Political Realism

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Focusing on one of the key tenets of political realism, Herz emphasizes that in modern international relations, power was, and remains the ultimate means of solving problems and settling contentious issues. Sometimes, however, occur deviations from this principle when elements such as, for example, the economic interests of a particular group or religious consideration, moral, or even a personal plan of government policy gone clean power, ...

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Developing Electoral System in Uganda Villages

12 Oct 2017

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Electoral system for two villages in Uganda Introduction The electoral system of a new democracy emerges in two stages. In a comparatively short time the electoral rules are concocted and espoused. Then, over several elections, voter an politician learn how to apply these procedures within the sociopolitical setting. The selection of early electoral rules is a multifaceted practice where the actor’s self-interest elucidates everything and henceforth ...

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LGBT Policy in the US

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Frida Montoya Advocating Gay and Lesbian Rights As the diverse societies within America alter over time so do the laws of the country, either supporting or declining the growth of such changes. A relevant turn within society can be found in the growing support towards gay and lesbian rights, citizens argue that the advance of equal right in the LGTB community is something that ...

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Research: Sustainability Policy for EU Islands

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EU Island-Friendly Policymaking – Malta’s case Charlon Joseph Abela   For us small island developing States, the question of sustainability is not an abstruse, arcane concern. It is rather a matter that affects the very nature of our existence. H.E. Mr L.Erskine Sandiford Prime Minister of Barbados[1] Table of Contents   Abstract European Union policy is not considered to be ...

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Influence of Government Type on Policy Making

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When a country has a democratic government, the process of implementing a law is extremely tedious compared to a monarchy. In a monarchy, the ruler's word is law, and that law is enacted precisely when the ruler says it is, saving a great deal of time and work. However, the trade-off is necessary, especially in complex policy issues, such as foreign policy, that relate to war. When entering conflict with a foreign nation, it’s crucial for the survival ...

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Democracy in Africa: Botswana, Morocco and Ghana

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Diakite Sambou Contents (Jump to) INTRODUCTION Categories of democracy Direct democracy Indirect/ representative democracy Characteristics of democracy Elected representative; Free and fair elections Civil liberties/ Fundamental human rights Rule of law Separation of powers Democracy in Africa Botswana Uninterrupted Free Elections Accountability and Transparency Anticorruption Powers Fundamental human rights Morocco ...

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What Was Eurosclerosis and How Was It Overcome?

12 Oct 2017

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During the early-1970s to the mid-1980s period, the doldrums era or the ‘Dark Ages’ for the community has often been characterized in Europe. This same period is also known as ‘Eurosclerosis’ or ‘Europessimism’. Eurosclerosis is a term used to describe slow economic growth combined with political institutional deadlock. The causes of this ‘doldrums’ era is caused by a set of political and economic factors that were ...

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Impact of Social Injustice on Nigeria

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The question of social justice is a question of what is a proper social order, which can guarantee human equitable and equally distribution of benefits and burdens in a society, which will lead to a flourishing state where individuals are treated equally by the state regardless of society status or creed. A just social order cannot allow for a society of slaves, where for some people, ...

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History of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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Tray Matthews Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity “Fidelity, Bravery and Integrity,” that’s the motto of the United State Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI was created under the belief of President Theodore Roosevelt and Attorney General Bonaparte claim that “efficiency and expertise, not political connections, should determine who would best serve the government.” The formation of the FBI is one of the most remarkable things ...

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Problems of Comparative Politics and Post Communism

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Julia Downs There are many interrelated problems in the study of comparative politics. In a world full of regimes, rulers and governments, everything is intermingled and distinguishing individual issues from one another is very convoluted and difficult. However, the scientific method of hypothesizing, testing, then theorizing, is the way that political scientists pull facts and events from the complicated mess of the world’s varying ...

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Colonialism and Immigration Restriction Act of 1901

12 Oct 2017

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Alan Taylor Are Colonialism and the “Immigration Restriction Act of 1901” really dead in Australia? In this essay I will propose that colonialism and the ‘Immigration Restriction Act aka White Australia policy’,[1] are not dead, not just yet anyway. I will briefly outline some of the tensions in the community which led to the implementation of this policy in 1901. I will also investigate ...

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Is Power the Same as Violence?

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Huang Li   Introduction For a long time in history, the coercive side that power involves and the destructive results that power rivalry brings have all along depicted power as horrible and deterrent. It has been viewed as closely related to force and violence, or to a large extent very similar. It is only until the time of modern democratic societies that the meaning ...

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Local Government between Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam

12 Oct 2017

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Comparison of Local Government between Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam Rifka Aulya a. Indonesia State:Indonesia Currency: Rupiah (IDR) Capital: DKI Jakarta State Structure: Unitary Form of Government:Constitutional Republic (Presidential) Local Government: There is Local Government in Indonesia Indonesia is the one of the country in south-east Asia. To manage the resources on whole area in this state, it is possible if all of the management ...

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Role of Saudi Arabia in Gulf Politics

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Research Synopsis M.phil SAUDI ARABIA AS BALANCER IN GULF POLITICS Shaista Shaukat ali   ABSTRACT Saudi Arabia has played a key role in Gulf politics, security and economy, for the past four decades, as well as in Muslim world during different conflicts, issues and challenges like Palestine issue, Kuwait Iraq war, Yemen, Syria and Egypt crisis. The study will provide how certain factors in ...

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One Country Two Systems Problems

12 Oct 2017

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Bingyan Xu   “One Country, Two Systems”: Promises and Problems Ever since September 26, 1984, when Communist China and Britain reached an agreement to allow mainland China to resume sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997, "one country, two systems" has been promoted by Deng Xiaoping as a solution to the reunification problem. He suggested that within the unified People's Republic of China, the mainland ...

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International Law of Sea Frameworks

12 Oct 2017

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The framework for an international law of the sea should have the authority or force of law and promote collective interest that drives state compliance. The process of authoritative decision flows from three distinct elements—interaction among the maritime states and oceans users; the rights of access, including the rights of access for the international community to oceans space and the rights of coastal states to claim ...

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Effectiveness of Terrorism Campaigns

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Much of the theory surrounding terrorism states that it works as a communication strategy signalling the costs of not giving in to the coercers’ demands (Abrahms 2001). Bonnie Cordes goes against this way of thinking by saying that “although terrorism is often described as a form of communication, terrorists are rather poor communicators because the violence of terrorism is rarely understood by the public” (p.1). During ...

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Concepts of Politics and Economics

12 Oct 2017

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Ramon Hernandez   The Dictator’s Dilemma The dictator’s dilemma is when an authoritarian ruler’s oppression is so great that the public greatly fears him/her, which then leads to uncertainty as to how much support the ruler actually has. This leads the ruler to spend more resources than is needed to try to expose who potential rivals maybe or to try to buy out the ...

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Relationship Between Russia and China

12 Oct 2017

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The new era of Russia and China - Tension in Ukraine, Natural Gas Contract and the future Chuqing Hu chuqing[email protected] The recent history The relationship between China and Russia has always been complicated. In early 1960s, also Russia (the formerSovietUnion) had been support China to rebuild the country after war diminished, friendship between the two countries diminished mainly due to the dissension on the war between ...

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Development of Modernity from Enlightenment

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Dare-to-know is the motto that Kant gave to the Enlightenment. In this essay I am going to demonstrate how this motto relates to modernity. My starting point will be the definition of the Middle-Ages and description of events that characterized it, because it is where evolution to modernity initiated. Immediately after the Middle Ages follows the Renaissance, which I will also be explicating, and it is ...

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Decline of Security Values in Immigration Department

12 Oct 2017

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An investigation of the decline of security values in the Malawi Immigration Department 1.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND According to Taylor (2013), security value is defined as a psychological catch expression that is perceived to be the last argument to determine action or reaction by the majority. Security values are qualities and standards that have a certain weight in the choice of actions that prescribes the proper ...

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Ethical Issues to Consider When Doing Research

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Negotiating Access and Research Ethics Shaban IBISH Table of Contents (Jump to) Abstract Introduction 1. Problems associated with access 1.1. Why gain physical access is difficult? 2. Strategies to gain access 2.1. Summary of strategies to gain access: 2.2. Allowing yourself sufficient time: 2.3. Using existing contacts and developing new ones: 2.4. Providing a clear account of purpose and type of access required: 2.5. ...

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China's One Party System Analysis

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Zhiting Liu   One-party system and multi-party system, how about China? As people know, most of the countries in the world they implement the multi-party system, like in U.S.A, UK and Germany. However, some of the countries use the one-party system to manage the government, like in China, North Korea and Cuba. So, what’s the different with one-party system and multi-party system and which ...

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Role of Neutral States on CFSP Development

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Introduction The topic of my master essay is - "The role of the EU neutral states (Austria and Finland) in the development of CFSP, their impact on the elaboration of the European Union". Even today, it is a very actual issue for the Union, because it is connected with the integration process, security and defense problems of this organization. The main object of my research is ...

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Beliefs of the Republication Party, USA

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Caleb Dawson The Republican Platform Ever since a small group of anti-slavery activists met in 1854, the Republican Party has been a strong influence in American government and politics. In 1861, Abraham Lincoln firmly set the Republican Party as one of the two major political parties, when he became their first President and then won the Civil War. Then in the 1980s, Ronald Reagan, ...

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China Daily Asia Weekly News Agency Analysis

12 Oct 2017

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Findings on China Daily Asia Weekly News Agency China Daily Asia Weekly news agency has been used by us in reporting the issue of demonstration in Hong Kong. We have monitored this news agency for one month started from 1st October 2014 until 30th October 2014. We were observing the news agency in terms of the format of news they portray. The format of news includes ...

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Environmentalism in US Politics

12 Oct 2017

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Environmentalist Gets Down to Earth Over the past few years, environmentalists had yet to find accountable successes in their campaigns, as people seemingly refused to listen to their plans and ideas. For example, environmentalists constantly alert customers about the contents of common goods, yet despite of the excessive and uncontrolled amount of fat and calories that are unhealthy, there is tendency for the customers to ignore ...

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How Global Capitalism Creates Economic Zones

12 Oct 2017

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Requirement question: According to dependence theory, how does the global capitalist system create distinctive economic zones in the world? What is the effect on the states? DEPENDENCE THEORY: HOW GLOBAL CAPITALIST SYSTEM CREATE DISTINCTIVE ECONOMIC ZONES AND. A theory according to the Oxford dictionaries it is defined as a system of ideas intended to explain something supposition. (Oxyford Dictionaries) It is a set of interrelated ...

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Political Parties in South Africa

12 Oct 2017

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Abgenia Rivoningo Hlophe Unravelling the Political Ideologies Associated With ANC, DA and AGANG. South Africa is constituted by three main parties at the forefront of the political spectrum, namely: The African Nation Congress (ANC), The Democratic Alliance (DA) and Agang. These political parties have formed their policies based on ideologies and principles which they believe will make South Africa a more successful country. It ...

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Canada Supreme Court Judge Selection

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Essay The issue of judges’ appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada has come to the foreground of Canadian politics in recent years. The Supreme Court is afforded great power within Canada, including the ability to strike down law produced by democratically elected legislatures. Therefore, the method of selection for the Supreme Court is absolutely critical to Canadian democracy. Scholars have suggested reforming Canadian Supreme Court ...

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Constructivism Analysis of China's Rise

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China has been rising rapidly since the implication of "reform and open-door" policy in 1978. During the thirty years, China became the second largest economic power with $8.3 trillion GDP and growth rate of 7.8% in 2013. The income per capital is 6000$. On the political side, China has been taking actions on reform domestically and taking part in the international activities. Military, cultural as well ...

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Article Analysis: Philippine Public Administration

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William Christian P. Dela Cruz   Corpuz, Onofre. (1986). “Is There a Philippine Public Administration?”. Reprinted from Philippine Journal of Public Administration 30 (4) (October 1986): 368-382. An Article Critique In his article entitled “Is There a Philippine Public Administration?”, Dr. Onofre Corpuz attempts to explain and define the scope of government as he believes that this is crucial to establishing the scope of ...

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Transition of Politics in India

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ASHWANI KUMAR INTRODUCTION Politics in India has continuously evolved from an empire rule under the Mughals, to colonialism under the British, establishment of multi-party democracy to the current experiment with direct democracy. This paper has been written with the aim to understand and analyze the structure of politics in India from the British Era to the emergence of democracy, on the basis of three ...

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Tragedy of the Commons and Collective Action

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Do the concepts of the ‘tragedy of the commons’ and the problem of ‘collective action’ help you to understand what politics is essentially about? Your answer should include a statement of your understanding of the two concepts and examples to support your argument. I do believe that the concepts of the ‘tragedy of the commons’ and the problem of ‘collective action’ help me to understand what ...

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Holding Media Accountable

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Question: Are the news media adequately accountable for their reporting? Is there a need for legislative reform? There is a common concern that the news media in the modern age is no longer being held accountable for its reporting; that is, not fulfilling the expectation that it behaves in a certain way that contributes to the public good (particularly in relation to the political sphere). Since ...

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Effects of Social Class Identification on Government

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Walsh, K. C., Jennings, M., & Stoker, L. (2004). The Effects of Social Class Identification on Participatory Orientations Towards Government. British Journal of Political Science,Vol.34, No.03, pp.469-495. Brief Summary There is common claim that class identity does not matter for American political behaviour. The researchers tried to find out the influence of social class identification on participatory orientations towards government. The researchers focus on class identity perspective ...

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Public Sector Productivity

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Public sector productivity is important to the performance of a country. Thornhill (2006) identifies three main reasons why public sector productivity is crucial. First, the public sector is a major employer of labour. Second, the public sector is a major provider of services particularly business and social services. Third, the public sector is a consumer of tax resources. ...

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Malaysia's Relationship with the US

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Case Study Tense ambivalence under Mahathir During Mahathir’s premiership (1981-2003), Malaysia enjoyed a cooperative relationship with the US was on economic and security front. Politically, however, there has been much tension between the two states. On the economic front, the US has been one of Malaysia’s most important trading partners. In Mahathir’s final year as prime minister, the volume of two-way trade amounted to ...

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Free Trade in Agriculture and Food Security

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Introduction Food insecurity has been threatened many countries in the world with an indication the high rate of hunger, 842 million people (UN, 2014). Countries that do not have a good food security system would be vulnerable to social problems. Conversely, countries with good food security system will create productive and prosperous citizens. Some of the causes of food insecurity are limited access of food, the ...

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Comparison of Democracy Models

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Write an essay that compares and contrasts the different versions of democracy discussed in class (and in Hudson)—protective, developmental, pluralistic, and participatory? Which best describes American politics today? Which is most preferable? Why? According to William E. Hudson, there are four major models that emerge from modern conceptions of democracy: Protective, Developmental, Pluralistic, and Participatory Democracy. The Protective model advocates democratic institutions because they can provide ...

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Alternate Forms of Stable Government: Contractual Society

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Clayton Wheatley A Stable Form of Alternate Government Should another entity choose what is better for another man? Our Current political system seems to think so. Imagine a way of living in which one controls the economy with supply and demand being the base for essentially every aspect in one’s life. This is what a contractual society is, a society based purely on voluntary ...

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Causes of Unrest in Middle East and North Africa

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Historians and philosophers, political scientists, economists, and sociologists are trying to identify the root causes of social unrest and their implications in the Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa in the end of the first and the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century. There are quite a lot of factors serving as the foundation for social unrest in the ME ...

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Globalization and Income Inequality in Latin America

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Ivan Mendoza Globalization and Income Inequality in Latin America and The Caribbean Introduction Over the past two decades, “developing countries have gradually committed themselves to more engagement with the global economy by following the path of trade liberalization and openness toward international markets” (J.D.K. Chap. 10 p.416). As a result, “many developing countries have experienced increases in within- country income inequality. The growing income ...

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Role of the Drug Enforcement Agency

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Dhaquille Williams The Drug Enforcement Administration Every year thousands of Americans and foreigners are convicted for transporting and selling narcotics around the United States. The Drug Enforcement Administration is the leading agency under the United States Department of Justice whose task is to fight against and enforce drug smuggling and use within the United States. The Drug Enforcement Administration, better known as the DEA, ...

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Political Culture of Texas

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Ghiassi-Tari Texas Government The political culture of Texas is both individualistic and traditionalistic. The individualistic culture is rooted in the state's frontier experience and includes economic and social conservatism, strong support of personal politics, distrust of political parties, and minimization of political parties' importance. The traditionalistic culture grew out of the Old South, where a one-party system developed, policies were designed to preserve the ...

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Liberal Concepts to Promote Peace

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Dele-Adelodun Mobolaji Critically evaluate the claims made by Liberals regarding how we might best promote peaceful cooperation between states. INTRODUCTION Liberalism can be described roughly as the ‘freedom for the individual’ as it believes that humans are good natured beings.[1] It is often perceived as the only true “persuasive and alternative view” of International Relations.[2] The core of the liberal peace theory constitutes a ...

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Counter Terrorism Strategies in India

12 Oct 2017

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Freedom at the Helm: Strategic Framework for a Secure India Rebecca Sayres Abstract The three-day attack on Mumbai sought to undermine the liberty of India. Indians now stand more united than ever in protecting our way of life. In an effort to strengthen methods currently used to combat terrorists, a counterterrorism strategy has been implemented. The Strategy calls for additional anti-terrorism methods, organizational changes, ...

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Impact of Evo Morales and the Cocaleros in Bolivia

12 Oct 2017

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Elected President on December 18th 2005, Evo Morales’ victory into power was a significant and meaningful event for Bolivia. Not only was he the first President of indigenous Aymara Indian descent, of which a majority (62% according to a 2001 consensus) of the country is populated, but also a leader of the coca-growers union and the Movimento al Socialismo (Movement for Socialism, MAS). After a long ...

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Should the State Promote Positive Liberty?

12 Oct 2017

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Critically discuss the argument (Isiah Berlin) that the state should not promote positive liberty. The term freedom has always been a difficult discussion; there are various views of freedom in different fields. According to Heywood, A, (2004), he pointed out that in philosophy, freedom is often described as an attribute of the will to observe and study. However, in economics and sociology, freedom has always been ...

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Challenges to China's Governance

12 Oct 2017

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Wong Regan Wing Kwan Understanding China’s Governance: Challenges and Prospects Have legal reforms implemented so far limited the arbitrary use of official power, advanced the independence of the judiciary and promoted the rule of law in China Introduction Over the years, changes have constantly been made to the legal system of China. Despite the massive changes in the legal system of China, the modern development ...

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Building Peace After Armed Conflict in Bosnia

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Provide a critical assessment of international efforts to build peace after armed conflict in Bosnia The Bosnian War broke out in March 1992, and persisted virulently along ethnic lines until the signature of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina on December 14, 1995. Also known as the Dayton Accords, the peace treaty was arguably the international community’s [1] most substantial contribution to ...

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Threats to Prosperity and Stability of Developed Countries

12 Oct 2017

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Adrian Ma Over the past few decades many developed countries have taken the wrong steps to maintain peace with foreign states and have substantially increased the size of their government. Consequently, it becomes detrimental to any countries’ prosperity and stability; economic freedom is proportionate to size of government and war always affects the civil and moral progression of a society. When a government ignores ...

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Challenges to China's State Capacity

12 Oct 2017

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Conor Shand   Identify and describe two major and distinct challenges to state capacity faced by a country over the last decade. How has the state responded and with what success?   State-building and development is a long standing component of international politics, dating back several centuries. Ever since the concept of the “modern nation state” came to fruition, governments have sought to attain ...

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Concept of Nationality After Bolshevik Revolution

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SERHAT KESKÄN Before examining the policies about nationality question after Bolshevik Revolution, the concepts that we have should be well established. As a newly graduated sociologist, I try to explain having identity, nation, national identity in briefly. The reason behind my explanations is providing comprehensive understanding about social inclusion and exclusion. Having understood these terms under nationality, we can easily grasp Soviet Russian policies ...

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Influence of Asia's Economy on Australia

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People call 21st century an Asian Century because of Asia’s rise, which leads to a huge change in global power and opulence to Asia or more precisely, move to Asia after peculiar centuries. The inferences for Australians and Australia are intensive, and also they will effect on every part of both external and domestic policy. It is considered to be perilous to extrapolate from the trends ...

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Political Apathy in Youth Essay

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Is Political Apathy Among Youths Prevalent Across The World Today? Tan Hong Kai Introduction The antithesis of social advancement, political apathy, is a pressing yet thorny issue all countries need to address. Citizens’ impassivity towards politics could destabilise a country, particularly the youths as they are the future of a nation. With the increasingly rapid pace of life, youths tend to be more occupied ...

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Eisenhower's Policies Analysis

11 Oct 2017

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Jack Sha Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Texas in 1890, raised in Abilene, Kansas; Eisenhower was the third oldest of the seven sons of David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover. He was really good at sports in school and was greatly interested in military history. Eisenhower graduated from Abilene High School in 1909, and after two years of working at different kinds of jobs, ...

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Right to Die Debate

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Briana Rodriguez “At the moment when I find myself unable to fight, give me a right to die.”- Friedrich Engels. When dealing with terminally ill patients, the right to die is ones choice, and shouldn’t be determined by legal actions of the government. Many citizens of the United States argue about the right to die, and how to ethically and legally deal with this ...

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US Negotiations with Iran

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  The United States should negotiate with Iran The subject of US involvement in Iranian affairs is something which has been in existence for quite a while now. The intriguing thing is that in as much as this is a topic I discussed so much, very little is known about the very facts that come into perspective when looking at this issue (Parsi, 25). In as ...

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How Do the Media Shape Public Attitude to Welfare Provision?

11 Oct 2017

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How do the media shape public attitudes to welfare provision? Research has shown that in previous spells of economic crisis that the public’s attitude to welfare provision grows more sympathetic (Taylor-Gooby, 2004, as cited in Clery, 2012: 2) and, therefore, during the current economic crisis within the UK, we would expect that this trend would continue. Clery (2012: 17), however, found that the public are more ...

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Pakistan: Deep inside the World’s Most Frightening State

11 Oct 2017

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BOOK REVIEW “PAKISTAN DEEP INSIDE THE WORLD’S MOST FRIGHTENING STATE” Author: Mary Anne Weaver Mary Anne Weaver, the writer of “Pakistan Deep inside the World’s Most Frightening State” has been a long time foreign correspondent for the New Yorker magazine. She is an expert in South Asian and Middle Eastern affairs and political and militant Islam. She has also written on the rise of militant ...

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Political Communication Strategies

11 Oct 2017

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Political Culture in Comparative Perspective DERYA CIHAN Core Topics and Findings of the Research on Political Cultures Introduction In today’s world when we refer the term political culture which has recently become a very popular concept in political science, has remarkable constructs and theories in terms of political science. In fact, it is hard to reach a consensus in the sense of definitions, theories, ...

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Politics in Australian Media

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Essay Prompt: Politics is badly reported to the public because the Australian print media is highly concentrated and lacks adequate accountability. Critically assess this statement with examples to support your argument. In the Australian print media, a significant issue is continuing to hold a common place in relevant debate. This is in regards to company ownership becoming excessively concentrated with minimal accountability; that is, colossal media ...

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Effect of Unit of Analysis in Political Research

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Units of Analysis In social or scientific research, the definition of units of analysis is similar since it is the unit that the researcher will focus on while making his inquiry. According to (Lewis-Beck, Bryman, & Liao, 2003), the appropriate definition of the term as developed in research is that it is the basic unit that is to be investigated. This statement implies that the unit ...

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Role of the Military in Post-colonial Politics

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How do you explain the prominent role of the military in political life in the post-colonial Middle East? The role of the military in the political spectrum in the Middle East is becoming more significant by the day. Over the last few years, several Middle Eastern countries have experienced governmental changes during which the military played a part, most notably is Egypt. Yet this is not ...

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Impact of Food Industrialization

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Nikoleta Koleva   The Industrialization of Our Food System: Are We Sacrificing Quality to Quantity? The industrialization of our food supply is something that is becoming more popular amongst farmers and food producers. One of the biggest reasons in the overcrowded conditions in farms and how easy it is for one animal to spread diseases to all, thus ending in our plates. This becomes ...

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Post Enlightenment European Culture: Metropolis (1927)

11 Oct 2017

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Final Paper: Metropolis (a 1927 German film) 14210568 Many people are used to the image as a way to receive information, through the film is the story. Film is not just the life of entertainment, as a media form, is presented in conjunction with a lot of culture produced by an art type images. The film “Metropolis” is a significant German silent science-fiction film released in ...

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Concepts of Peace

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Peace: A Theoretical Framework Miss Ritamoni Gogoi   (Abstract: The study of peace has got immense significance in the various literature of political science. But there is no commonality in such understanding due to diversity of the political context where peace is defined and perspective adopted to define peace. This paper attempts to have a theoretical understanding of peace by taking into account various ...

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Industrial Relations and Trade Unions in Brazil

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Introduction The development of the Brazilian system of industrial relations and its trade union movement, like in any other country is embedded in the formation of a sector of wage labor. The debate on trade unions and industrial relations systems is unison in recognize a crisis in the labor movement that developed since the 1980's decade, and much of the efforts were spent identifying the causes of ...

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Voter Turnout in Mauritius

11 Oct 2017

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OVERVIEW OF MAURITIUS Mauritius is reflected as one of the best-governed, most established and prosperous African countries. It is an autonomous state that has supported the development of its people since independence in 1968. In general, the government of Mauritius has achieved the economy soundly, with relative fiscal transparency, good facility of education, sanitation, water and health services (EISA, 2008). The Mauritian Constitution’s main ...

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Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986

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  BANDARI RAMESH   Introduction Many of the countries are believed children are big resources of their country in the context of well being and development. According to the eminent person Herbert Hoover, 31st president of United States said that “children are our most valuable resources”. Therefore, government of the each country start many programs and laws for protecting children from various conditions. I ...

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Impact of International Organizations

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The formation of international organizations in the 20th century brought about the requirement for governance, without governance you don’t have the organizations. A formal organization uses governance as its governing body; whereas an informal organization uses governance as a guide to the types of rules and regulations that are relevant to their activities. Regardless of the status of an organization, whether it is geo-political entity, socio-political ...

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Post Apartheid Public Administration and Batho Pele

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DEFINITION OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION According to Nigro (1988): “Public Administration (i) is a cooperative group effort in a public setting; (ii) covers all the three branches - executive, legislative and judicial, and their inter-relationship; (iii) has an important role in the formulation of public policy and is thus part of the political process; (iv) is different in significant ways from private administration; and (v) is closely ...

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Food Security in America

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GLOBAL FOOD INSECURITY: HOW FOOD SECURITY BEEN GOVERNED IN AMERICA? INTRODUCTION Food security is understands as food that can be access by people in one’s country. Food security become a global issue even in developed countries; hence still have not managed to handle it well. Food security has become a global issue as it been taking serious and involved with economic of country. The World Food ...

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