African Socialism: Analysis of Ujamaa

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MAJOR THEMES IN AFRICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT LECTURER: FRED OTIENO STUDENT: CHRIS MUGO NDIRANGU QUESTION What is African Socialism (Ujamaa)? Citing concrete examples from around Africa, examine why this ideology has faced immense opposition. INTRODUCTION African Socialism is an ideology that can be traced to the 1950s and 1960s when most African countries were attaining their independence. The ideology was propounded by African leaders in independent Africa ...

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History of Politics in Iraq and Iran

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Iran – Iraq Comparative Political Essay Modern History of Iraq “The country of Iraq, officially named the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert. Iraq shares borders with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to the south, Jordan to the ...

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Theories in Comparative Politics

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Michelle Elaine Mora   Take Home Final Exam Section I: Identifications Necessary and Sufficient Conditions- Necessary and sufficient conditions are causation conditions that became known as Mills Method.[1] Necessary and sufficient conditions are significant because they allow a scientific/cause/effect way to study politics. A necessary condition is defined as a circumstance where the absence in an event, the event cannot occur. It can also be ...

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History of China-Taiwan relationship

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Taiwan has been a part of the ancient China since NanSong Dynasty ( about 960 A.D.), During the Chinese civil war from 1945 to 1949, Republic of China (ROC)'s administration party, thus, KuoMinTang (KMT) evacuated to Taiwan Island and relocated the national government in Taipei, while the winner, Chinese Communist Party (CCP), has established the People's Republic of China (PRC) in Beijing. Both parts has been ...

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The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

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Phyu Han and Mu Han North Quincy High School March 24, 2014 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar was formerly known as Burma until 1989 when its military government changed its name to Myanmar ("East & Southeast Asia: Burma”, 2013). However, the United States government has not yet adopted the name ("East & Southeast Asia: Burma”, 2013). The country of Myanmar is located in Southeast ...

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Impact of British Colonization on the Gulf

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  1. Introduction The term ‘colonization’ is used to refer to the active spread of political and economic power over a region, on the part of a country which has occupied the location, and which is normally far in advance of it, in terms of military and technological prowess. It can be defined by the movement of foreign nationals to the location, ...

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Legacy of the Cold War

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Sana Karwan Benjamin Boyce   The Legacy of the cold war All through history, conflicts and battles between civilizations and nations have been inevitable. Nations have built military protections, whether they were threatened or not. Many wars have happened throughout our history, some small and some huge. Two of the important wars in history are the world wars happened in the twentieth century. In “Understanding Global ...

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Kurdish Conflict Regulation

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1.4. Definitions As Milton- Edwards says, before examining the specific manifestations of the main subject, it is important to outline some of other important related definitions (2008). To analyze and discuss 'Kurdish conflict regulation' in the Republic of Turkey, one needs to define Turkey’s system in relation to the Kurds as an ethnic minority in that country. Ethnicity and its related issues are important enough ...

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Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S.

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Li Luo   Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S.: The Fight for Equal Rights and Equal Citizenship Intro and Thesis “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” - Declaration of Independence, 1776 When we look back at American ...

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History of Colonization

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Revolts in French ruled countries as opposed to Britain ruled countries To understand the causes of consequences, it becomes binding to have an idea of the background before the matter in dwelled into as a larger picture. The scramble for Africa started at the end of nineteenth century. European powers wanted to establish separate dominances over varied parts of the continent. After the initial hindrance of ...

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Problems of Uninformed Voters

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Did you know many Democrats are opposed to standardized testing? Did you know many Republicans don’t believe there should be a set minimum wage? Many people don’t even know what the parties and candidates they are voting for represent. In the 2012 Presidential Election, Bipartisan Policy Center estimated there were about 126 million voters. Voting is essential in a democracy. Voting is the definition of a ...

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Impact of Ethnicity on Politics

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Introduction: The concept of Ethnic Identity and the resulting Politics is a somewhat recent development. History is full of examples where certain ethnic group got together and won over other ethnic groups for exploiting and snatching the assets of the other group. The battle for supremacy has exploited the ethnic ties in groups for their own benefit. The American Civil War – as is evident today ...

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Causes of the Rwanda Genocide

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXCoHxX1OC8&list=PL089D8AFA5E9ADEC1&index=20 What all begain as a social economic standing s between two groups in Rwanda ended up being the reason why 800000 people ended up losing their lives… this battle didn’t only start with the Rwandan genocide in 1994, this battle has been here ever since the colonisation of Rwanda. Throughout the 1800s among other categories; Rwanda had two main categories for people that lived there, ...

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Democratization of Islamic Countries

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Revolutionary events that engulfed a number of Arab countries in 2010 - 2011 (in the media, they were called the event "Arab Spring"), have introduced a wide range of radical changes in the political situation in the Middle East and for the whole region had far-reaching consequences. As a result of these events, instead of the authoritarian regimes in a number of countries came to power ...

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Ethics of Wikileaks

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Ethical Dilemma Introduction The present research paper is based on the wikileaks ethical dilemma wherein the moral and ethical substance was derogated. The paper focussed on the key aspects of ethical dilemma and what are the dire consequences of the same. Ethics implies knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do (Potter Stewart). The quote explains the ...

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Voting Habits in US Elections

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The right to vote typifies the soul of American popular government. Despite the fact that we have propounded popular government abroad, suffrage has never been just as open to all Americans. Making a choice is the most broadly comprehended and discretely compelling approach to have one's voice heard in American legislative issues. When we practice our entitlement to vote in favor of open authorities, the votes ...

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US Education Budget Cuts Analysis

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Introduction/Background Every year in the United States, we have a budget that we must adhere by. This is called the United States Federal Budget, with this title it is the budget that is used to fund and oversee governmental operations in our country over a fiscal year. Another budget process that we must note come from the state and local budget process. Federal budgets and state ...

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Influence of the Economy on UK Government

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The UK economy has undergone structural, financial, and political change over the last thirty years. Different ideologies and policies have served to shape the relationship between government and economy in varying directions. Some elements, such as state intervention, have remained as a point of debate. Other factors, like globalization, have just recently developed. The policy of UK governments as a whole has been shaped quite heavily ...

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Ideologies of the ANC and DA

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Ideologies of the ANC and DA that serves as intellectual foundation Introduction Ideologies can be defined as a system of ideas and ideals, especially one which forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy. Political Ideologies are the pillars and the foundation of any political party. It is important to have noble political ideologies in order to recruit members with the same beliefs in ...

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Effect of Economic Globalisation on the Probability of War

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Economic globalization and economic integration reduce the probability of conflict and war. Do you agree or disagree with this assertion? The points that I hold in this essay do not agree with the argument presented in title, tough it is admitted that economic globalization and integration do bring about significant benefits to the whole world development. Some economists believe that economic globalization is a good thing ...

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Challenges of the UAE in Demographic Imbalance

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Introduction Prosperity, one of a national interests of the UAE, requires development in all sectors of the UAE. People in the UAE cannot grant the desired prosperity by using local human resources; so development always requires foreign expertise. The number of expats has increased proportionally with the growth of the economy. Even with the growth of UAE national population, the ratio of citizens to non-citizens has ...

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Politics in the Pakistan Media

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Introduction: When someone brings news to you- you should investigate its credibility first (Quran). Politics is the life blood of media coverage because that forms the reality of perception on which action is based. Political environment is depicted by media. Today, everyone of us has make us more enjoyable and leisure life by watching TV, and they enjoy by listening radio and read magazine and newspaper. ...

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Political Thinking of Ibn Taymiyyah

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“Political thinking of Ibn Taymiyyah” Abstract: This report is an analysis of the political thought of “IBN TAYMIYYA”, in full “Taqi-al-din’ Abu-al-Abbas’ Ahmed Ibn Ab-Dal-Salam’ Ibn Abd-Allah’ Ibn Muhammed Ibn Taymiyyah (1263-1328 CE).He was one of Islam’s most forceful theologians, great Islamic scholar, jurist and logician of his time, he also produced many works on these topics. He was also the source of Wahabbiya, a traditionalist ...

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Parliamentary Privileges in the Indian Constitution

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The Parliamentary Privileges: (In Reference of Indian Constitution) *Dr S. R. Shukla Introduction: Although any kind of privileges is considered always against the right of equality, yet need of our parliament is a basic one to which a special kind of power is delivered named Parliamentary Privileges. The law making bodies is always being supreme in Society. In ancient time there were religious institutions which ...

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Representation of War in the Media

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CHAPTER III : CASE STUDIES “War is fought with the will of the government, competence of the armed forces and the support of the nation” Carl Von Clausewitz There is no doubt that the global reach and immediacy of the new media communications technologies and the ability to shape both national and international public opinion has made media a major player in limited conflicts. Such developments ...

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Political System in the UK

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United Kingdom has a unique parliamentary democracy which has been shaped by the country’s rich history which has created a political system that has had a fundamental continuity as its mainstay. Most political systems have been born out of revolutions and strife, but the United Kingdom has not experienced any invasion or revolution for over a thousand years (Barrington, 2012, p. 170). The 1642-1651 English Civil ...

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Julius Caesar and John Locke’s Treatise of government

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Julius Caesar and John Locke’s Treatise of government. Explain the John Locke’s conspiracy's reasons for taking action. In conversing Locke's Two Treatises of Government, Locke sets out his own perspective and arguments the complete power of the king to function without the agreement of the people. The main purpose of Locke’s second treatise is to sketch the suitable form for a society and government and to ...

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Female Participation in the Labour Force

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INTRODUCTION Female participation in the labor force has been a compelling issue throughout the history. It is also a very dynamic topic in all countries independent of that development level. It’s because, the place of women in work life can be considered as brand-new subject compared to that of men in all societies. Therefore, from 1980’s the states which are more classified as welfare states like ...

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Factors Promoting and Impeding Economic Globalisation

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1.1 INTRODUCTION Globalisation has become a profound concept in social sciences; it is hard to discuss the current developmental issues without making any comment on globalization. Globalisation has accelerated rapid changes and the progression towards the development. Furthermore, globalisation connected people to one another. For example, in the previous era the world is connecting to each other through traditional method which is via mail, now, people ...

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Democracy in Egypt

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Introduction: Democracy in Egypt In 2009, countries of the Arabian descent took to the streets in rebellion to the aristocratic leadership they have been subdued under for years. The wave of demonstrations and coup détats spread over North Africa with Egypt being among the countries that were affected. Two years later, the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown by the government through a military coup. Egyptians ...

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Can Liberty and Equality be Reconciled in Political Theory?

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The word reconcile means that, to find a way in which two situations or beliefs that are opposed to each other can agree and exist together. It is sometimes difficult to reconcile for instance science and religion. When two people are reconciled they become friendly again after they have argued, (Cambridge advanced learners dictionary). In this essay I will dwell much on whether liberty and equality ...

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Office for Budget Responsibility

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Office for Budget Responsibility The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) is an executive non-departmental public body of HM Treasury.[i] It was established in 2010 to provide independent and authoritative analysis on the sustainability of the UK’s public finance.[ii] The Office was placed on a statutory footing through the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011. This statutory right grants OBR full access to all Government information ...

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Essay on 'Terrorist' Groups in the Middle East

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A Terrorist or a Soldier? A Deeper look at “Terrorist” Groups in The Middle East Decorated with ribbons and medals a returning soldier is widely appreciated for their efforts endured during battle, they are named a survivor, even a hero. They are given a parade and honored for crushing the skulls of those ruining world peace in the Middle East. These soldiers have earned this celebration, ...

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Theories of Government: National Socialism

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Name: Jamie Cox Title: National Socialism (Nazism) Element 1 (450-500 words): Racialism (You need to show you fully understand what this element means and why its important) In contrast to other theories of government, National Socialism (Nazism) is unique in it is sense of racial categorisation. Nazism held the unique ideology of an existence of an Aryan race that was understood to ...

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Post Cold War Era China and US: Strategic Balancing

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BÜÅžRA TARHAN 20100503093 CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION Modern international political arena is highly wired and dynamic in many dimensions. In the contemporary international system and power politics, a stable hierarchic order no longer exists as interdependence and globalisation increases their roles on decision making processes both in internal and external relations of political actors. The political theater China and ...

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Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea Leadership Analysis

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  This paper analyses the impact of poor leadership in Sierra Leone, and Equatorial Guinea. Africa is the world’s richest continent in terms of natural resource endowment. Africa contains 50% of the world deposit in Gold, 90% of cobalt, 65% of Manganese, 40% hydroelectric power, millions of acres of land, chromium, and diamonds (Rotberg, 34). However, despite the availability of these natural resources, the African continent ...

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Social vs Liberal Market Economies

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Gabriela Lopez   Section I Dictators Dilemma: Dictators can never be sure of how much support they really have because of the repression they practice. As explained in the chapter “repression breeds fear, which in turn breeds misinformation.” Dictators often have to spend more on civilian or military spies to gain knowledge of opposing parties or disloyal civilians. Since dictators can't be sure of how many ...

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Democratic Unionist Party: History and Ideology

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James Montgomery   Part A - Democratic Unionist Party The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is the larger of the two main unionist political parties in Northern Ireland. Founded by Ian Paisley and currently led by Peter Robinson, it is currently the fourth-largest party in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. As well as being the largest party in Northern Ireland, they are also currently ...

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

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Kareem Canty   Introduction The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is an agency within the United States Department of Justice. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives protects American citizens from dangerous and illegal activities involving, as its name suggest, alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives.“ The mission of The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is to conduct criminal investigations, regulate ...

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Arguments of Political Representation in the US

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“The vile state governments are sources of pollution which will contaminate the American name for ages…. Smite them,” Henry Knox urged Rufus King sitting in the Philadelphia Convention, “smite them, in the name of God and the people.”[1] The jostling of various interest groups, the self promoting ambitions of lawmaking, the persistent adhering to popular demands, these “excesses of democracy”[2] instigated the meeting at Annapolis, and ...

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Democracy in Nigeria Challenges

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NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY TODAY: THE EXPECTED DIVIDENDS AND CHALLENGES BY FRANKLINS A . SANUBI, Ph.D   Abstract After a long period of military interregnum, the anxiety and high expectations which characterized the disposition of the local Nigerian polity shortly before 1999 had almost waned in barely a decade of the country’s democratic experiment due to bad and corrupt governance resulting in some fresh pessimism about the workability ...

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Meaning of Political Theory

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The term Political Theory is composed of two words ‘Politics’ and ‘Theory’. Politics means the study of politics whereby theory is anything from a plan to a piece of abstract knowledge. In academic discourse, however, a theory is an explanatory proposition, an idea or set of ideas that in some way seeks to impose order or meaning upon phenomena. Political theory involves analytical study of ideas ...

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Right to Die Legislation Cases

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Fermin Flores The Declaration of Independence gave us the freedom of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Now there are some times when these freedoms are placed into the hands of another for example a judge. A policy that brought the attention of Americans in the late 1900’s. Various court cases have been brought about to the public of several people who were in critical ...

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Politics of Illegal Immigration

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  Topic 3 – Illegal Migration to Europe by Sea Synopsis: Illegal migration, “the presence on territory of a Member State, of a third-country national who does not fulfill, or no longer fulfils the conditions of entry as set out in Article 5 of the Schengen Borders Code or other conditions for the entry, stay or residence in that Member State”[1], is a pressing reality for ...

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Causes of the Egyptian Revolution

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CHAPTER II Literature Review Revolution is a process of rapid and fundamental change of the social, economic, and political systems, leading to collapsing an old regime and its associated elite. By studying concepts and historical examples of revolutions, we can find some valuable points common for all revolutionist movements, thus helping analyze the motives of the Egyptian Revolution. Ted Robert Gurr defines revolution as, ...

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Analysis of Saddam Hussein's Trial

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Frank Kopeski   On March 19 2003 The United States along with allied forces invaded Iraq and marked the start of the Iraq War. The Conflict later received the name Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States. The invasion consisted of 21 days of major combat operations in which a joint force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq ...

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Analysis of the Politics of Problem Definition

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INTRODUCTION Comprehending the pros and cons of issues becoming public problems is the clue to understanding the course of action and agenda setting. In the American system there are issues such as poverty, equity, violence, substance abuse, etc. which continuously encroaches on the system but only few can be regarded as public problems and become a consideration for public agenda. Factors like expansion of participation and ...

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Flaws of Affirmative Action

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Cielo Marte J.Rodriguez   Affirmative action is, in retrospect, a blatant failure in an attempt to compensate for America’s history with the brutalities of racism and degradation of segregation. The effects of Affirmative action not only leads to further racism, but only creates an illusionary accreditation that is eventually and distastefully revealed after an individual fails to perform as exemplary as his peers. Affirmative Action, initially ...

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Referendum for Scottish Independence

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The referendum for the Scottish independence will take place on the 18th of September 2014. This would most definitely lead to the breakup of the United Kingdom. There have been a series of arguments supporting the break up, and other not supporting the break up. The independence of Scotland is mainly supported by the Scottish National Party. According to this party, achieving independence from the United ...

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Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif: Corruption in the Government

03 Oct 2017

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Introduction: Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, a known politician, businessman and currently serving as the 18th Prime Minister of Pakistan, he was also elected as Prime Minister in 1990 to 1993 and 1997 to 1999. Sharif is the president of Pakistan’s largest political party known as Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) which has formed government in 2013 (Crilly, 2013). The case which I will discuss in ...

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Munro Review: Lipsky’s Notion of Street-Level Bureaucracy

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The Munro Review; Lipsky’s Notion of Street-Level Bureaucracy put in practice Charlotte Bindels   Introduction Before an examination of the work conducted by social workers who are responsible for child protective services within the UK can take place, it is crucial to define the concept of Street-Level Bureaucracy (SLB). What does it exactly entail and who are street-level bureaucrats? Can we safely assume that social workers ...

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Impact of Diplomacy on International Security Systems

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How can diplomacy contribute to the enhancement of security in the International system? Please carry out an in-depth analysis of at least one case study. Diplomacy has gone a long way towards the enhancement of security in the international system and its potential to continue to do so is substantial. Diplomacy has served to diffuse many of the situations where countries’ diametrically opposed viewpoints have posed a ...

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Treatment of the Kurdish Population by the Iraqi Regime

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Factors Explaining the Treatment of the Kurdish Population by the Iraqi Regime under Saddam Hussein RESEARCH PLAN The goal of the dissertation is to ascertain the leading factor(s) of Saddam Hussein and his Ba’athist party’s brutal treatment of Iraqi Kurds. Argued by many to be a case of attempted genocide, the primary instance the dissertation will examine is the Iraqi Anfal Campaign, which took place between ...

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Analysis of the New Labour Welfare Ideology and Policy

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How and why does the government's new deal typify new labour welfare ideology? Are there elements of new labour welfare ideology and new deal policy which find echo in welfare ideologies and policies prevailing in early periods of welfare (Elizabethan and Victorian poor laws. Does social liberalism influencing early 20c welfare reforms and the architecture of the Beveridge welfare state still play a part in ...

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Impact of Immigration Policy on Integration

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To what extent will recent and proposed changes to the immigration system assist in successful integration of new immigrants? Over the past 12 months, UK Immigration has seen a metamorphic transition, which reflects the gripping need that has been felt for legislative change. The new Immigration Rules are now in full swing, some of which have already hit the front line and others that are still ...

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Doctrine of Separation of Power Analysis

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Introduction The doctrine of separation of powers is not a legal principle, but a political theory.[1] The separation of powers concerns the division of State power as between the executive, the legislature and judiciary.[2] Article 16 of the French Declaration of the Rights of man (1789) states, that ‘’a society where rights are not secured or the separation of powers established has no constitution’’.[3] The most ...

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Why Were Bulgaria and Romania Accepted in the EU?

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Why were Bulgaria and Romania accepted in the EU in 2007 despite of their 'incomplete democratisation', which was acknowledged by the European Commission? Introduction On December 2007 Romania and Bulgaria joined the European Union. They had not been able to join in the 2004 EU expansion as they had failed to meet the EU’s criteria for membership at the time. In 2007 however there still existed ...

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Powers of the Sovereign

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1(a) Powers of the Sovereign Under the (unwritten) constitution of the United Kingdom, all actions of government are undertaken in the name of the Crown. According to Joseph Chitty: “The rights of sovereignty, or supreme power, are of a legislative and executive nature, and must, under any form of government, be vested exclusively in a body or bodies, distinct from the people at large” [1820, p.2]. ...

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Reforms in the Constitutional Reform Bill

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Will the reforms in the Constitutional Reform Bill achieve the aims set out in Lord Falconer’s statement of 26th January 2004? The Constitutional Reform Bill is the illegitimate progeny of the botched Cabinet reshuffle of June 2003 which led to the hasty removal of Lord Irvine and the appointment of Lord Falconer as Lord Chancellor with a mandate to abolish himself! Its principle limbs are: ...

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The Marginalized Groups of Immigrants in Canada

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Imoghena Usman  Immigration to Canada may seem like a dream for many foreigners, since it arguably provides many opportunities. However, immigration causes difficulties in regards to settlement and integration into the country. Certain groups of immigrants face particular struggles when they arrive in Canada and try to navigate new and different social systems. They face obstacles in that institutions such as the government do not ...

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Should Schools Have a Uniform Policy?

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Aj Romero Mr.Dewalt Should school dress codes be enforced in public and private schools? Personally, I believe they shouldn't be allowed. Telling students what and what not to wear takes away our right to self expression, freedom to follow our free will, and our freedom of choices. We all have a right to express individuality and show our true selves. There shouldn't be a rule ...

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Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

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Ally Brouwere Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were no regular couple. They dependably have had eyes on them particularly being the president and the principal woman of the United States. But when bits of gossip about the president becoming personally involved with his security began to turn out there were more eyes on them than any time before. Who even is Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt? Franklin ...

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Donald Trump's Views on Immigrants

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Alondra Medina  "Making America Great Again": Not Really According to President Donald Trump "When Mexico sends its people, They're not sending their best. They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume are good people" (CNN). When President Donald Trump says things about immigrants that they're supposedly bringing drugs, crimes, and that they're rapists he says this without knowing how they are. ...

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Types of Elections in Texas

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Michael Dean Jalal Nejad, Ph.D. The election process is a staple of American politics, though on the national level it only applies to the Presidency and Congressional elections. In Texas though, citizen vote for all three branches of states government offices. There are three main types of elections in Texas, the primary election, general election, and special elections. The primary elections are held on the ...

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Fake News: A Global Problem

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Mathangii Balasubramanian Carla Nyssen Do you remember the dress worn by American First lady for the presidential inauguration back in January of 2012? Several thousands of people looked at the photo posted online of her striped dress and had overwhelmingly different opinions about what color it was. Many thought it was navy blue and white, some said it was black and white, and few others ...

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Issues in American Electoral System

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John Palenschat  WORST CASE SCENARIO RESEARCH AND REFLECTION PAPER Like many other Americans, the election of Donald Trump was one of the worst things I could imagine happening. Even now, I am puzzled as to why Donald Trump was elected because a majority of voters view him unfavorably (Pew, 2017). So just how did he get elected? The point of a democratic election is to ...

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The Teapot Dome Scandal

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Tarryl Garner The topic is Teapot Dome scandal. People in the office decided to make a company for oil to make more money for themselves. Harding called for a return to normalcy, which meant support for the pursuit of private profit. The people in the office was caught and had to turn the oil company to the navy. The Teapot Dome scandal of 1923 was ...

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Global Warming Controversy in Political Perspective

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Raihan JamilENGL-1005Alison Grifa Ismaili Former president of the United States, Barack Obama said "I am often asked whether I believe in Global Warming. I now just reply with the question: Do you believe in gravity?" quoted in Washington Post (Samenow, 2011, p. LZ01). Barack Obama stated Global Warming as an established fact. On the other hand, current president of the United States, Donald Trump expressed ...

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Should America Issue A Domestic Moratorium?

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Matthew Evan McElwain Thesis It is a well-known fact that America is the most militarily powerful nation on the planet Earth, and though some may argue it, our ability to intervene globally is the ultimate proof of this, as well as our ceaseless victories throughout wars in history, including the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, the ...

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Defects Caused by a Defective Government

01 Aug 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Kyleigh Grandon Erin Miller Between the years of 1961 and 1971, over 11 million gallons of an extremely harmful pesticide were sprayed throughout what equates to 10% of Southern Vietnam, or 4.2 million acres. The pesticide, Agent Orange, would go onto lead quite a legacy, ranging from severe birth defects and various types of cancer. The United States is responsible for these health issues that ...

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Mills 'The Power Elite' Analysis

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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 Rudenko Viacheslav  The ruling elite consists of people occupying such positions that give them the opportunity to rise above the environment of ordinary people and make decisions that have the greatest consequences. Whether they make these decisions or not- it is less important than the fact of owning such key positions; their avoidance of known actions and decisions is in itself an action that often ...

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The Great Healthcare Debate: Liberalism versus Conservatism

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Alex Fisher A large issue in today's society is healthcare. The clashing ideas about what should be done within the realm of healthcare is such a big deal now more than ever since we have a recently elected president. Much like other issues, there are clashing ideas from different political parties; this case will highlight those of liberals and conservatives. It is important to note ...

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Argument for the Abolishment of the Death Penalty

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Alvin Soo Death penalty is the capital punishment that has authorization to kill someone as the crime's punishment. The first country that started the death penalty is Babylon. It established the death penalty law at eighteenth century. There are many methods of death penalty that develop over the centuries such as shooting, poisoning, hanging, and others. In the modern century, there are many countries are ...

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Rise of the Modern State and China in a Democratic World

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Rick Chelton 1). What is the relationship between war and state building in Western Europe? Why might state-building follow a different path in the post-colonial world? When considering the rise of the modern State many political scientists and historians consider Western Europe to be an exceptional case for a variety of different reasons. These reasons tend to be connected to each other and can be ...

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Capital Punishment in the US

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Katie Sawtelle Capital Punishment: America's Blood Stained Hands In 2015, the most executions took place in China, Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United States of America ("Death Penalty 2015"). What a peculiarity it is to see the U.S. included in the list alongside undemocratic nations. America is the only westernized country that still continues to put the death penalty to use. Capital punishment should ...

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Relationship between Gender, Identity and Civil Disobedience

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Hannah Rates Gender, Identity and Civil disobedience: Are they the solution to their own problem? Social political concepts are arguably becoming the most important and highly discussed governmental topics. Gender, identity and civil disobedience are highly relevant in modern society and effect everyone's day to day lives. As society is changing and modernizing the roles and meanings of these three concepts are also adapting. I ...

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Arguments For and Against Minimum Wage in the US

31 Jul 2017 18 Sep 2017

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Patrick Tawadros, Corinne Dexter, Mark Hanna, Yuanwen Dong Mediated Speech Outline - Minimum Wage I. Introduction In this country, regardless of views and opinions, the controversial topic of minimum wage has resounding effects on workers, businesses, and consumers alike. We will try to parse out the gory details by debating the pros and cons of: increasing the minimum wage. We have done extensive ...

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An Overview of Neo Colonialism

28 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017

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What is "Neo-colonialism"? Discuss with reference to specific examples. Neo-colonialism is the control of less-developed countries by developed countries through indirect means. The term neo-colonialism was first used after World War II to refer to the continuing dependence of former colonies on foreign countries, but its meaning soon broadened to apply, more generally, to places where the power of developed countries was used to ...

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Powers Of and Limitations On the UK Prime Minister

28 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017

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Parliament is the legislative body of the UK; it is composed of bicameral parliaments; The House of Commons (HOC) is responsible for considering and proposing new laws as well as scrutinizing governmental policies and legislation, oversees governments' finances and administration. The House of Lords (HOL) participates within the law-making process, investigates matters of public interest independently and examines the administration of government. The party with ...

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Murder of Chandra Levy

28 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017

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During the summer of 2001, the scandalous murder of twenty-four year old D.C intern, Chandra Levy, had been plastered all over the media. Levy's 2001 disappearance formed into a national sensation, after the California native was romantically connected with former congressional representative Gary Condit. The Levy murder, after sixteen years, still remains as Washington's most famous unsolved crime. There were very few people involved in ...

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Influences on American Politics

28 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017

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Question 1: What are the two major types of interest groups and examples of each? Which of these types of interest groups tend to be more powerful? Explain your choice. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased ...

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Theories on Conflict

28 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017

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Introduction Conflicts today abound which demand explanation. Understanding the roots of conflict is especially true now given the rise of populism which catapulted controversial leaders like President Donald Trump of the United States and President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, each of their own right riding onto the wave of either anti-immigration or anti-crime sentiment. Trump has sparked numerous protests due to his ...

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Egypt and Russia's Political Systems Comparison

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Introduction The end of the Cold War was a pivotal moment in history of democratization, since it opened up a possibility of a successful spread of democratic ideals across the globe/at the global level. In this context, a range of scholars predicted that countries, previously known for their totalitarian or authoritarian past, would undergo a process of gradual democratization, which will result in their eventual ...

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Presidents and Governors Powers

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The presidency and governance have more in common when it comes to its history that what you can see in a first glance, few are the people that actually compare the two and draw parallels between the two without looking for it or discuss it beforehand. When we look at its history both come from a place where what they were looking for was independence ...

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Hillary Clinton Email Scandal

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Hillary Clinton has been a topic of discussion for a while with the entire email scandal. Rumor has it she has been using a private email and has given out classified information on said email. The basis of the whole scandal lies on the question; should Hillary be searched and prosecuted for the emails? Hillary has been using a private email server for over 3 ...

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Shame on Trump or Shame on You?

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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There has been to this day, forty-five Presidents come into office. All of whom have signed several executive orders while being in office, but our newly President, President Trump has already taken a step no other President has taken so quickly after moving into the White House. On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order that is being known as the "immigration ban". ...

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In What Ways did Deterrence Work and Fail in the Cold War?

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Deterrence, a form of coercive diplomacy or the use of threat of force to achieve goals, had been of extensive use in the history of mankind. However, the creation of the destructively powerful nuclear weapons seemed to add substance to deterrence and made it one of the core elements in international relations and security during the Cold War. Though, the question of whether nuclear deterrence ...

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Can Opinion Polls be Trusted?

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Opinion poll "is a type of survey or inquiry designed to measure the public's views regarding a topic or series of topics" (Nielsen, 2007). The First poll was initiated in 1824 and straw polling was the first method used. (Hillygus, 2011) There are different types of opinion polling, few of them are Straw polls, Benchmark polls, Bushfire polls, Tracking polls, Entrance polls, Exit polls and ...

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Woodrow Wilson's Scandal

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States. Wilson was born on December 28th, 1856, he was an American scholar who was best remembered for leading the United States into World War I. Woodrow was born into a religious family and also very well-educated. In 1885 future President Wilson married his first wife, Ellen Louise Axson. Ellen was the daughter of a Presbyterian ...

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Threats to the Modern State

25 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Do you agree that in modern liberal democratic societies the state is now reduced to being ‘one actor amongst many'? Whether or not the role of the modern state has changed in modern times is a contentious issue. Some argue that the state remains to be the most powerful actor in the system, holding ultimate authority on decisions. Others however, argue that the state is now ...

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Foreign Aid and US Politics

25 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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To Be Or Not To Be Involved In the year 1796, President George Washington gave his speech, the Farewell Address, directing to all fellow American citizens before he resigned from his presidential office concerning the young nation’s future. He warned the Americans to avoid political parties for it may tear the country apart, and to avoid creating permanent alliances and foreign affairs, but rather favor isolationism ...

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Spanish Power in the Americas

25 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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What were the principle features of Spanish power in the Americas? Can it properly be described as an empire? To answer this question, in this essay, the historical background of Spanish power in the America will first be introduced briefly. Then, the principle features of its power in Americas will be demonstrated. For the second part of the question, to answer this, the features of an ...

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Religious Right in US Politics

25 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Examine and assess the political impact of the religious Right on US politics under the presidencies of George W. Bush. The political impact of the religious Right throughout the George W. Bush Presidency was powerful and multi faceted. This essay will outline the religious milieu from which George W. Bush emerged, as well as assess those who reinforced and strengthened religious perspectives and influences within the ...

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House of Power Westminster

25 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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'Parliament at Westminster remains the most powerful institution in UK politics.’ To what extent do you consider this to be true? This essay I am going to defend that Westminster is not the most powerful institution and in fact, it's dependant on the composition of the house of Commons for it is just an instrument to enact the wish of the political party in power. In this ...

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Challenges for UN Peacekeeping in South Sudan

16 Aug 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The challenges faced by AU and UN Peacekeeping operation in addressing the Security Dilemma in South Sudan Central African Republic. (A case study of Somalia and Sudan). Introduction Since the emergence of human history warfare has been a worldwide social process, which has led to the evolution of the social role of soldiers and military institutions. Therefore peacekeeping is regarded as the contemporary cordial ...

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The South Australian Renewable Energy Policy

15 Aug 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Power Plays Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has slammed the South Australian renewable policy following recent repeated events causing state-wide blackouts and chaos, however, according to other media sources, the opposition has also been stating that the renewable policy is not to blame. Kai Johnston reports. The news implements a variety of persuasive techniques such as attacking, providing evidence or silencing point of views. All ...

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Ethical Issues in the UK Government

15 Aug 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Part 1: Case study analysis[D1] Question 1: Describe the main activities pursued by government. The UK government is a democratically elected entity that has jurisdictional rule over Great Britain and Northern Ireland forming what is commonly known at the United Kingdom. This government is led by the Prime Minister and consists of a tripartite system of a legislative, executive and judicial branches in order to rule ...

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Voting Choice and Age Research Results

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Statistics Assessment Social Research Skills 1 In this assignment you will need a) to answer some general questions about quantitative data analysis and b) to answer some questions using data taken from the 2014 British Social Attitudes Survey. All questions must be answered. 1. The following questions are about measurement List the different levels a variable may take and describe the properties ...

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Impact of Globalisation on Terrorism

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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While globalisation has brought significant changes in social life, the 21st century is the main gate of violence that has led to transformations from limited effectiveness to widespread or globalised effectiveness in the globe whether it was politically, culturally, economically and so on. On the other hand, amongst cultures and states, terrorism has been significantly developed and expanded in the early 21st century due to ...

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Structuralist and Modernist Theories of Development

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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This essay is going to look at the rather broad question which theory of development I find most persuasive. It will look at the different theories of development and then critically assess the theories to show that I believe Modernisation theory to be the most persuasive, using examples to back up my argument. To fully engage with the question the essay will start by looking ...

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