Pros and Cons of the Quebec Separation Issue

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The separation of Quebec is a very controversial issue in Canada, but why? Some people, such as those who live in Quebec believe Quebec should separate from Canada. They believe that their province would be better off on its own as its own country. Others, mainly those from other parts of the country, but still some from Quebec believe that Quebec should stay, that Quebec ...

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Historical Institutionalism Summary and Analysis

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Introduction In this essay I will argue that Historical Institutionalism offers a superior and more comprehensive view of change than the Sociological Institutionalism or Rational Choice Institutionalism alternatives. Is important to point out that the definition of change considered for this essay is the intended or unintended consequences of a strategic set of actions taken in a precise and determined time and space, in contrast ...

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EU Instruments for Pre-Accession Assistance

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Regional Development INTRODUCTION Cohesion Policy of the European Union aims to reduce economic and social differences between the Member States of the Union by supporting and encouraging regional development. The Treaty of Rome and the Single European Act promote decreasing differences in the regional development while regional policy provides investments for necessary restructuring in the less developed regions and support for infrastructure development, increase of ...

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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings

31 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Sally Hemmings was the daughter of Elizabeth Hemmings. Sally was born in 1733, most people thought she was mulatto. A mulatto was a common term used during slavery when an African American slave and white person create a relations. Most people asked why she had power over Thomas Jefferson. But her family and friends were just trying to make sure that she was being well ...

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Sexual Politics - Kate Millet (1970)

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Sexual Politics - Kate Millet (1970) Summary of document This article enables the reader to understand the difficulties of gaining equal rights and respect which women faced during the second wave of feminism (1970s). Though it can be possible for females to appear to have a higher class to some men due to the 'economic, social and educational purposes' (Millet, 1970, p36). The writer suggests ...

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Social/Cultural Characteristics of Chilean Politics

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Chile is a Spanish speaking country in South America bordering the Pacific Ocean to the west. From the world map, Chile is narrow along the South America's western coast with a coastline of 4300 km. The capital of this country is Santiago, which is located between the Andes and coast range mountains. Before its colonisation, the country was ruled by two powers; Inca in the ...

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WikiLeaks: Ethics vs Execution

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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WikiLeaks is a website which was founded in 2006 by the Australian Programmer Julian Assange, and its purpose ever since, has been to leak and expose illegal or immoral government actions around the world. WikiLeaks, however, is not a simple hacking group and through careful planning of the release of government documents, it has promoted slander on those who the members of WikiLeaks may not ...

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Dilma's Impeachment: the Brazilian Last Political Crush

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Introduction After a year of investigations, on 31 August 2016, Dilma Rousseff, the 36th President of Brazil and the first woman to occupy this position in the country's history, was removed from Presidency of Brazil by the Senate for breaking fiscal laws and alleged illegally manipulation of government account. Thus, Rousseff was replaced by her vice president and alliance partner Michel Temer, in the hope ...

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Kenya National Security Strategy

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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From colonial times to present day    Executive Summary After Kenya's independence, Somalia was a big security threats. After the president of Somalia, Siad Barre, was overthrown, Somali citizens fled their unstable country and entered Kenya. This affected Kenya's national security. Jihadist militant group, Al Shabaab, ruled Somalia, and through the arrival of refugees, it made it easier for terrorism to cross ...

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Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Palestine In fact, the roots of the new movement of Zionism go back to the nineteenth century. The reasons for the foundation of such movement are secular nationalism as well as actions of persecution done against Jews in Europe especially in Germany (because of Hitler and the Jewish holocausts). Despite the fact that Zionism was a great step, at the beginning, for Jews to gain ...

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The Chappaquiddick Incident

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The Chappaquiddick incident was a car accident on Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts on July 18, 1969. There was a lot of subsequent investigations pertaining to the case and It started to raise questions on his honesty and courage along with him being viewed differently by all. It happened after the party that Ted Kennedy hosted for a group of six women, including Mary Jo Kopechne, ...

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Somaliland: A Successful State

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Somalia is considered to be one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa, yet are plagued with conflict. All Somalis share a common language, a pastoral economy, a religious faith which is Sunni Islam. In addition to this Somalia is a clan-based society which has a deep root in the country's politics. Before colonialism, Somalia's political system was clan-based were tribal sheikdoms was considered to ...

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Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The scandal between Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy was a very deviant scandal. It brought madness in every which way. Not only was it just an affair but it also was a huge blackmail set up by none other than Ms. Marilyn Monroe. Norma Jeane Mortenson otherwise known as Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 and died August 5, 1962. Monroe was an ...

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Structural and Interest Based Theories of Politics

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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What are the main differences between structural and interest-based explanations in comparative politics? Compare and discuss their features using empirical examples. At the heart of the field of comparative politics lie a variety of theoretical frameworks, each of which attempts to enhance our understanding of what is important in relation to explaining political phenomena. The aim of this essay is to examine and compare the ...

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The History of Ideology

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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It's easy to say that "ideology" is something that belongs to "mind," or to words that are easier to understand than "to think." Thinking is what we do every day; this is the way I answered the question related to ideology. So in this essay, I will take a deeper look at the term ideology in of Marxism and why his idea is famous in ...

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Kuhn Theory of Scientific Revolution

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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1a) Kuhn's idea about science is that paradigms will shape inquiry. A paradigm is an open ended format that confirms a shared understanding of reality by utilizing a set of assumptions[1]. Prior to the development of a paradigm, random fact gathering and unstructured research will dominate. Once a paradigm emerges, this will structure future inquiry by establishing set assumptions and theories about the world. A ...

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Consequence of Colonialism in Developing Countries

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Essay Question: With reference to relevant theories and examples, critically analyse the social, political and economic consequences of colonialism on developing countries. Word Count: 2310 words. Introduction One of the most important consequences of the World War II was the emergence of a new process of decolonization, which created a unique moment of opportunity for many developing states to achieve sustainable socio-economic development. In this ...

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Party System and Dynamics in Tanzania

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Over the course of history, political scientists have attempted to create social laws that can explain and predict how government functions. One of the most famous examples of this law is Duverger's Law. Duverger's Law proposes that FPTP (first-past-the-post) electoral systems produce party systems in which two major parties competitively vie for power. This hypothesis comes from the definition of winning used in electoral systems. ...

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Bhutanese Refugees Resettlements in the USA

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Introduction Writing a research paper is not an easy task. It requires an exciting topic, argument, research and puzzle questions, extensive research, literature and data on the topic. I was looking for the research topic for my political science capstone course that is related to the politics and/or policies of immigration or integration in the United States. I was born and did my high school ...

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Treaty Breaches and the U.S Government

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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"The greatest danger to American freedom is a government that ignores the Constitution." - Thomas Jefferson. Since the first contact with the Europeans, native peoples in the U.S have been battling with powerful government bodies and have repeatedly lost. Looking back to even before the founding of the Union, native populations have went to war against the progressive, overpowering and belittling nature of the government ...

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Compulsory and Voluntary Voting Policies in Democracy

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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The right to a free and fair vote is a staple in the democratic process. However, there is debate over whether or not this process is best implemented when the population has the choice to engage in the political system or whether or not it should be mandated.[1] Many people claim that the best system to follow is the one that they are a part ...

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What was the Reasoning behind Medicare and Medicaid?

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Early in the twentieth century, those concerned in the human condition, mostly reformers and progressives, reasoned that the American family needed protection from the debilitating effects of lost wages subsequent to the family provider becoming unable to work due to an illness or injury. Many of the social service benefits we enjoy today were rooted in what was referred to at that time as "Sickness ...

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Decision-Making Process of China's Economic Sanctions

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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It is undoubtedly that the rest of the world are increasingly concerned of China's economic power and how will China intend to use the power to advance geopolitical ends. China has enjoyed rapid economic growth since the introduction of market reforms in 1978. The unprecedented economic growth has made China becoming the second biggest economy in the world in the year 2010. Not only did China's ...

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What Political Issues are Important to the Elderly?

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Because Americans are living and staying healthy much longer than they were just 50 years ago, reaching the age of 65 - and becoming a "Senior Citizen" - is no longer the major milestone it has been in the past. As a result, many people stay active and productive by working to the age of 65 and beyond. Even so, and although everyone ages differently, ...

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Problem of Inalienable Rights for the Will Theory

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How problematic is the idea of inalienable rights for the will theory? The natural law or the law of nature is that nature determines the law system, so it is universal. This is the law that exists independently of the rules laid down by a political, social, or national order. This is a term that has recently been used in the philosophy used in jurisprudence. ...

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Civil Liberties: Voting Rights and Equal Representation

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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One of the misconceptions we face in this country is a thorough understanding of civil liberties as they pertain to voting and representation. Many would believe that a country founded on the ideals of a republic would assuredly guarantee the right to vote for all its citizens. However, the ability to vote as we understand it today, was not initially expressed as an affirmative right ...

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Reducing Corruption in the Nigerian Police Force

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Overview: This paper intends to examine the ramifications of corruption in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), with respect to public safety and human rights, and provide four policy strategies that can be adopted by the Nigerian government to reduce police corruption. The paper will investigate police corruption within the purview of three theories: structural-functional theory, deviant behaviour theory and soft state theory. Drawing ...

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FDI in International Politics

28 Jul 2017 11 Sep 2017

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Literature Review FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) is one of the important areas in the study of International Political Economy (IPE) today. The emergence of MNCs (Multinational Corporation) in the beginning of 1960s has led to the growing research about the impacts of MNCs on nation-state. As MNCs become not only significant in numbers but also gain significant power over time, many scholars started to assess ...

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State and Non-state Actors in International Politics

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INTRODUCTION At the International scene, there are many players engaged in what is regarded as the game of international Politics. One of the oldest and universally acknowledged actors on the modern world stage is the state. A state is a type of polity that is an organized political community living under a single system of government[1]. A Political community is referred to as a government ...

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Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Controversy

31 Jul 2017

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No matter what school may teach, honesty is something that could be abused or even betrayed by ones friends, coworkers, and even various people involved in politics. Sometimes when people get appointed at such a high level within a government and presented with such fame, the power could go to their heads causing them to make decisions that could not only be irrational but also ...

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Impact of Globalization on the Environment

31 Jul 2017

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Human race faces some desperate challenges to replenish for what has been done by 'our' generation in the name of globalisations. The definition of 'our' in this context is to eloquently emphasise that the outcome of globalisation today was the result of the 'comprehensiveness' of all human race and 'our' here refers to every living human being on this earth who contributes to both the ...

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Market Oriented Development Strategy for Niger Delta

31 Jul 2017

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ADOPT MARKET-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT. PURPOSE: To provide you with advice on policy strategy for market-oriented development for Niger Delta development and a recommended course of action. BACKGROUND: Conflicts in Niger Delta have generated domestic and international concerns. For more than 20 years, Niger Delta has experienced recurring conflicts - often followed by violence - which have been inspired, ...

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Summitry Analysis and Diplomacy

31 Jul 2017

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This essay represents the perfect and imperfect world of summitry and it also discusses on how summitry can be integrated as a constructive mode of diplomacy. Summitry has indeed changed the landscape of political interactions between states and political leaders across the globe over the past years. In respect to this, Churchill questioned the crowd during one of the House of Commons' meeting in 1953, ...

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Edward Snowden: The Most Famous Whistleblower

28 Jul 2017

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Whistleblowers are some of the most important people to have in a democracy. They provide information that the government doesn't want to get out, while this could be dangerous in the case of Edward Snowden he released information that was valuable to the citizens of the united states. Snowden is not the first person to do something like this and has previously stated he was ...

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The Scandal of Larry Craig

28 Jul 2017

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Larry Craig was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport on a suspicion of Lewd Conduct. The date that this incident happened was on June 11th, 2007. Craig was arrested after trying to have sex with another male in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport bathroom. What he didn't know is that the man he was trying to have sex with ended up being an undercover officer, the ...

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Biography of Abraham Lincoln

28 Jul 2017

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Note about ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A Giant among presidents Who was Abraham Lincoln? Abraham Lincoln was a great president of United States. Abraham Lincoln was known by the 16th president of America. Many people think he was the greatest president the United State has ever had. Early Life and Family Ancestry. Abraham Lincoln was born in rural Kentucky on February 12th, 1809. ...

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Just Desserts Theory and the Death Penalty

28 Jul 2017

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Is the death penalty cruel and unusual punishment without just cause, or is it just desserts? According to the 8th Amendment of the United States Constitution: "nor cruel or unusual punishment inflicted." (U.S. Constitution, 1791). It states that no one will be sentenced to a punishment greater than the crime, with a just system in place to ensure other constitutional rights are not infringed upon. ...

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Underrepresentation of Women in Canadian Politics

28 Jul 2017

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"In November 2015, new PM Justin Trudeau made headlines around the world when he chose a cabinet made up of 50% women. Yet this in fact constituted only 30% of the women Liberal MPs elected in 2015. In the 2015 federal election Canadians elected 88 female MPs, or 26% of all MPs in the House. But this represented only a 1% increase from 2011, when ...

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The Whiskey Ring Scandal

28 Jul 2017

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Was the Whiskey Ring a public scandal? Yes, the Whiskey Ring was in fact a public scandal. This is true according to many different sources, this is because it could not be destroyed because of its strong political connections. The Whiskey Ringwas a group of whiskey distillers, (they were dissolved in 1875) and they made secret plans to defraud the federal government of taxes. They ...

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Combatting the Rise of Fake News

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Fake news in the recent decade has been propagated by traditional and, more so, social media, with the intention to deceive readers with false information to maximize traffic and profit. Although it is not a new phenomenon, the emergence of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have eased the dispersion of disinformation, making it nearly impossible to distinguish real and fabricated information at ...

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Blood and Debt: War and the Nation-State in Latin America

28 Jul 2017

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Book Review: Miguel Angel Centeno. Blood and Debt: War and the Nation-State in Latin America. Penn State University Press 2002. Centeno's book begins with the mystery of absence of interstate war-what he calls limited war-in Latin America, and then goes into the genealogy of state development in South America and the role of war on that continent. His historically contextualized analysis of warfare takes up ...

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Swedish Government Response to Prostitution

28 Jul 2017

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According to the WHO, prostitution is the exchange of money or goods for sexual services. Over the past decade, governments' policies on prostitution have been contested both in academia and in popular debates. There have been approaches adopted by different countries, with a significant shift away from prohibition, towards legalization and decriminalization of prostitution. Understanding how countries regulate prostitution laws and adapt to the various ...

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The Whistleblower: Julian Assange

28 Jul 2017

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Julian Assange is one of the most famous whistleblowers since 2006. Assange is an Australian citizen and the leader of a group that attacks the secret documents of governments by leaking them. In fact, he managed to leak confidential information and data about global financial transactions between different countries and organizations as well as secret operations regarding military and policies. He also founded WikiLeaks as ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos and Freedom of Speech

25 Jul 2017

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On the first of February, Milo Yiannopoulos was supposed to be giving a planned speech at the University of California. This speech was cancelled, due to the protesters setting fires, throwing objects, and becoming violent. Milo is known for his extreme expression of his views, stating that feminism is "a cancer", and also uses racially backed up language. Many are debating whether the cancellation was ...

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Canadian Senate Analysis

25 Jul 2017

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The current government of Canada has remained in place since the British North America Act, 1867, which established the Parliament for Canada to be comprised of three parts: the Crown, the Senate, and the House of Commons.[1] Unique to Canada’s government, which is based on the Westminster Parliamentary System, is that the upper house of parliament, or the Senate, is comprised of unelected officials. For a ...

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Meaning of Political Theory

24 Jul 2017

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Political theory is a subdivision of the study of politics. It is a contested expression in that political theorists have failed to reach a consensus on an all-encompassing definition as any such definition is bound to alienate someone. Theorists have tried to bring some exactness to the contested concepts so that one can provide convincing arguments for the particular social arrangements aimed. However, John Plamenatz defined ...

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Arab and Jewish Conflict Causes

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ABSTRACT The clash between Palestinian Arabs and Jews started around the turn of the twentieth century. Despite the fact that these two gatherings have distinctive religions (Palestinians incorporate Muslims, Christians and Druze), religious contrasts are not the reason for the clash. It is basically a battle over area. Until 1948, the region that both gatherings guaranteed was referred to globally as Palestine. Yet after the war ...

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Power Abuse in Government

24 Jul 2017

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Question: You have been introduced to several definitions of power. How do these definitions help you to understand power as you see it exercised in the world around you? Please give examples to illustrate your answer. At the creation of time, as per the book of Genesis in the Holy Bible, a command was given to Adam and Eve to not eat of the Tree of ...

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Online Sales Tax Policy

24 Jul 2017

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Intro As the past several years majority of the retail item purchase are transitioning to the internet, which cause more fiscal distress for the states because they weren’t able to collect taxes for sales generated online from outer states that are not physically presence in the state. The Amazon laws often reference by the attempt by the states to capture taxes on internet sales are being ...

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Hobbes' International Relations Theory

24 Jul 2017

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Is the international system a Hobbesian ‘war of all against all’? The aim of the paper is to examine the influence of the political theory of Thomas Hobbes which in International Relations has been seen as the basis for the realist understanding on the case of “anarchy” (Heller, 1980, p.21) in the international system. In his work “Leviathan”, Hobbes provides us with the idea of the ...

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Government Spending on Military vs Education

24 Jul 2017

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Evaluate the idea the government should spend less money on war and their military and other areas such as health and education. In every country, usually government takes very important decisions, sometimes which are very useful for the country to improve or increase their business and some of them, decisions create some serious problems, which have very bad impact on country development. The overall development of ...

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Steps and Impacts of Public Policy Making

24 Jul 2017

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1) Public policy is an objective situated blueprint that the legislature follows in managing an issue or issue in the nation. Open approaches are focused around law, yet numerous individuals other than officials set them. People, gatherings, and even government offices that don't follow strategies can be punished. This complicated methodology experiences an anticipated arrangement of steps: Problem Identification and agenda setting. At any ...

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To What Extent is the PM Free From Political Constraints?

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Keywords: prime minister political constraints, uk prime minister There are numbers of constraints on the Prime Minister. The main constraints are constitutional, political, administrative and personal. The decision making body in Britain is collective; the Prime Minister's role is to provide leadership within a Cabinet context in which collective responsibility remains the rule. Ministerial appointments require some recognition of the need for political balance and administrative efficiency, ...

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New Economic Policy Failure

23 Mar 2015 21 Jul 2017

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During World War I, Tsar Nicholas II made the terrible mistake of commanding Russia's grand army by himself, and allowing Grigori Rasputin to give personal advice on how to direct it. Most mistakes made from then on out were blamed on Nicholas II by the people, and it was deemed time for change. In early 1917, tensions within the population led Nicholas II to abdicate and flee ...

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Good Governance Essay

23 Mar 2015 20 Jul 2017

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Keywords: essay on governance, good governance principles Governance is the deliberate and conscious management of regime structures for enhancing the public realm. Governance can be viewed from social, political and economic perspectives. Indeed, good governance is pivotal to the development process. Development linked governance has been an issue much debated in the contemporary world. The term 'governance' has taken a much wider meaning and is no longer ...

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Lukes' Three Dimensions of Power

23 Mar 2015 20 Jul 2017

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Keywords: lukes theory of power, theories of power Lukes: On Power Power is a term that has seen much discourse and debate. The meaning of the word has been discussed and developed by many people from varying walks of life; academics, philosophers, politicians, and many others. It is a term whose understanding is crucial to how we, as humans, view and live in our social world, as ...

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Characteristics of a Failed State

23 Mar 2015 19 Jul 2017

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Keywords: features of a failed state, characteristics of failed state "The term failed state is often used to describe a state perceived as having failed at some of the basic conditions and responsibilities of a sovereign government. In order to make this definition more precise, the following attributes, are often used to characterize a failed state: loss of physical control of its territory, or of the monopoly on the legitimate ...

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Margaret Thatcher Essay

23 Mar 2015 19 Jul 2017

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Keywords: margaret thatcher falklands, margaret thatcher impact Most people say that you either loved or hated Margaret Thatcher. But the truth is that you could feel both ways about her, often at the same time. Margaret Thatcher was a stateswoman in the fullest sense of the word. She ended socialism in Britain and revived the British economy. She even won the Falklands war and radically changed British ...

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Globalization in Southeast Asia

23 Mar 2015 18 Jul 2017

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Keywords: globalization in asean integration One of the major causes of change in the nations and borders of Southeast Asia (SEA) would be the impact of globalization. Globalization promotes increasing contact with other nation-states be it through social media, economic exchange, politics and many other areas. Already, we see results in the form of increasing cooperation through international relations system like ASEAN. However, globalization can change the ...

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Democratic and Republican Party History

23 Mar 2015 17 Jul 2017

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Keywords: democratic party history, republican party ideology The Democratic Party came from the Anti-federalist's before Americas independence from Britain rule. The party was organized by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, along with other influential opponents of the Federalists in 1792. The Republicans party "is the younger of the two parties", founded in 1854 by anti-slavery activists and modernizers. The party "rose to prominence with the election of ...

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Good Governance Principles

23 Mar 2015 17 Jul 2017

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Keywords: good governance essay, essay on governance Governance is the deliberate and conscious management of regime structures for enhancing the public realm.Governance can be viewed from social, political and economic perspectives. Indeed, good governance is pivotal to the development process.Development linked governance has been an issue much debated in the contemporary world. The term 'governance' has taken a much wider meaning and is no longer restricted to ...

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Separation of Powers UK

23 Mar 2015 14 Jul 2017

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Keywords: separation of powers uk essay What was the purpose of the ‘separation of powers' as originally envisaged? How does it operate in contemporary practice? Note: Headers have been removed to show that word count is not breached by more than 10% To answer these questions I will need to identify a few key concepts, firstly 'Separation of Powers' and what this means- Separation of powers is ...

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Ecology of Public Administration

23 Mar 2015 13 Jul 2017

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Ecology in public administration was primarily introduced by Professor John M. Gaus, one of the early pioneers of public administration. In his introduced concepts, he emphasized that the public administration including its development as well as its activities were influenced by its setting or ecology. According to Gaus, the plans, programs, policies, and design of public administration is influenced by factors concerning the physical environment or ecology, ...

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Regional Security Complex Theory

23 Mar 2015 13 Jul 2017

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Keywords: regional security complex theory summary, energy security This chapter will provide an in-depth look at a range of theoretical approaches to the concept of energy security. It is expected by examining several theoretical approaches we will be able to determine a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes 'energy security.' A range of academic approaches exist which can be utilised in order to understand the origins, prerequisites, and ...

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Major Forces of Globalization

23 Mar 2015 12 Jul 2017

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Keywords: forces behind globalization, globalisation factors Globalization is a phenomena which influences everyday life as much as it does events happening on a world scale. Such a broad phenomena, which invests in every expect and spectrum of life, has more then one driving force, which all together create this global village, which has no precedent in any epoch of human history. Globalization is political, technological and cultural ...

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Child Soldiers and Poverty

23 Mar 2015 11 Jul 2017

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Keywords: child soldiers essay, child soldiers in africa Child Soldiers in Africa What accounts for the phenomenon of child soldiers in Africa? The primary cause contributing to the recruitment of child soldiers in Africa is poverty. While other factors such as ‘war’ itself, proliferation of small arms, lack of education, displacement all inevitably lead to child soldier recruitment, it is however poverty at the root of these ...

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Ethics in Public Administration

23 Mar 2015 11 Jul 2017

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Keywords: pillars of public administration Accountability in public administration is a very important aspect to civil service in every country. Dr. Beaumaster defined accountability as an objective responsibility which involves responsibility to someone, or some collective body (2010). Integrity, transparency and accountability are basic principles of public administration; therefore, governments must have a checks and balances systems that ensures the honesty and integrity of their local bureaucracies. ...

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Neo Neo Debate in International Relations

23 Mar 2015 11 Jul 2017

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Keywords: neo neo debate, neo neo debate definition The study of international relations is best thought as a protracted competition between the realist, liberal, and radical traditions (Stephen,1998). In international relations theory, there are four Great Debates argued by the international relations scholars. In this paper, the neo-neo debate to the study of international relations is the topic used to talk about. The neo-neo debate in international ...

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The Peace of Westphalia, 1648

23 Mar 2015 10 Jul 2017

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Keywords: peace of westphalia effects In 1648, the Peace of Westphalia signalled the end of a decades old European conflict. It is difficult to decipher the true meaning of the Peace of Westphalia because it represented the end of a war which ended in a way which was different from where it began. Religious confrontation morphed into a struggle and opportunity to advance state strategic interests. However, ...

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Arguments For and Against Global Warming

23 Mar 2015 10 Jul 2017

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Keywords: global warming debate, climate change debate Have you noticed that the summers have been getting hotter and the winters have become increasingly colder? Or have you perceived the climate changes but failed to comprehend why these changes were happening? Many people either did not think about that too closely or even know about the changes until they viewed Al Gore's documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. This documentary ...

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Afghanistan Geostrategic Importance

23 Mar 2015 07 Jul 2017

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Keywords: afghanistan strategic location, afghanistan history When Allah had made the rest of the world, he saw there was a lot of rubbish left over, bits and pieces and things that did not fit anywhere else. He collected them all together and threw them down on the earth. That was Afghanistan. [1]  - An old Afghan Saying. Introduction The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked country in ...

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Marxism - Global Political Economy

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Keywords: global political economy liberalism, ipe liberal, ipe marx This paper is aimed at addressing and evaluating the theoretical perspectives of Liberal and Marxist ideas, as well as investigating their theoretical perspectives in relation to International Political Economy (IPE). Researchers studying IPE use a variety of theories for different purposes, such as predicting the stability of economical situations, or predicting economical growth of a state among others. ...

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Should the US End Overseas Military Operations?

23 Mar 2015 06 Jul 2017

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Keywords: overseas us military operations, war and overseas military Do we really feel the protection that our country is giving us? Are wars productive for a nation? Do we have to fight with each other to get better? The United States has always been involved in international issues because they always want to be the saviors of the world. The planet earth is composed of wonderful and ...

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Is Globalization Good or Bad Essay

23 Mar 2015 05 Jul 2017

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Keywords: globalization good or bad essay Through the global interconnectedness among people, globalization has been appeared. Globalization refers the integration of global economies, societies and cultures through the communication, transportation and trade. During this period of this process, one question has been raised whether is globalization bad or good? And according to this question, it is proved that globalization is playing a fundamental role to make progress ...

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Political Theory and Diversity

23 Mar 2015 04 Jul 2017

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Diversity In the political term, the word diversity (or simply diverse) is utilized in order to describe the different political entities such as the neighborhoods, cities, nations, student bodies and others with the members who have such differences identifiable within their backgrounds or lifestyles. The word itself, diversity, has definitely encompasses the racial differences or the ethnic classifications, age, gender, philosophy, religion, physical abilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic ...

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Essay on Barack Obama Leadership

23 Mar 2015 03 Jul 2017

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Keywords: obama leadership style essay Choose an example of a successful leader from the public/political or private sphere; and explain why s/he is a good example of leadership personified. Support your claim and bolster your argument with the theories and concepts in the text and lectures. Be sure to use facts, statistics, figures, and academic or scholarly articles to support your claims INTRODUCTION Leadership is ...

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Subaltern Realism Mohammed Ayoob Analysis

23 Mar 2015 03 Jul 2017

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Keywords: subaltern realism, subaltern realism afghanistan In the end of 1980s and beginning of the 1990s; Mohammad Ayoob, a scholar of international relations, proposed and developed the subaltern realism theory. Subaltern realism is a response to the neorealism of Kenneth Waltz and other scholars. The theory provides a critical tool for the root and main causes of current conflict and state behaviors in the Third World. It ...

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Allison's Foreign Policy Models

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Keywords: graham allison essence of decision analysis Graham Allison's Essence of Decision offered alternative conceptual models on foreign policy decision making and a specific discussion on the Cuban missile crisis; and has been one of the influential book in history of foreign policy analysis. It gives a significant contribution to political science study, as it has been heavily cited in most international relations textbook and also discussed ...

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House of Lords Reform Essay

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Keywords: house of lords powers, house of lords reform House of Lords Role and Powers In comparison with the House of Commons, the House of Lords powers are restricted. Their political clout is owed more to convention and tradition. The House has no influence on any bills relating to government finance and although it has the authority to stall any acts of parliament for up to a ...

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What is American Exceptionalism?

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Keywords: american exceptionalism essay American Exceptionalism Definition American exceptionalism is a concept which depicts that the United States is unique and different from the rest of the world. According to various research conducted over the years, it can be deduced that most Americans believe the United States is an "exceptional" nation (Onuf, 2012: 1). The question now remains- what makes it unique? Is being different really a ...

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US Executive Branch of Government

23 Mar 2015 30 Jun 2017

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Keywords: executive branch analysis, executive branch power The executive branch of government is that branch with exclusive power and responsibility for the everyday administration of the country. This branch implements the law. The distribution of power into different branches of government is fundamental to the initiative of division of power. In some parts of the world (countries) the term executive refers to the government. Though, this practice ...

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Elitism Theory Analysis

23 Mar 2015 29 Jun 2017

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Keywords: elitism politics theory, theory of elitism Elitism is a political theory that rejects Marxs views of equality and suggests that there will always be a minority elite ruling the majority. The theory in principle suggests that the people are ruled by the most able and those who are capable of doing the best job and this sounds like a good theory as the country will fare ...

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Celebrities and Politics

23 Mar 2015 29 Jun 2017

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Politics have merged with showbiz affairs. The sense of public service have gone down since showbiz personalities started running for political positions even though they do not have the knowledge when it comes to politics. Having politicians coming from the showbiz sector can be disadvantageous. There are many candidates that are unfit for the position and the Philippine society should be more careful in choosing competent leaders. ...

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How does Geography Affect Foreign Policy?

23 Mar 2015 28 Jun 2017

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Plays Geography a vital role in International Relations? Is geography only refers to oceans, lands, animals, plants, atmosphere or more else? It has been a relation between geography and the historic progress of the states? These were some of the questions that came to my mind during the research. The purpose of this essay is to analyze which is the relationship between geography and International Relations, in ...

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Essy on South China Sea Dispute

23 Mar 2015 28 Jun 2017

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Keywords: south china sea essay The main idea of the South China Sea dispute is a series of complex, legal, technical and geographic components critical to understanding the dispute. However, the issues involving territory and sovereignty are the most pervasive security problems facing the region especially after the cold war. It is considered to be a major 'flashpoint' for the conflict in East Asia as the significances ...

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Historical Development f Public Administration

23 Mar 2015 27 Jun 2017

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Keywords: development of public administration Since at least the 1970s, public administration has been characterized by an intellectual identity crisis, the various dimensions of which can be most compactly summarized as the "legitimacy problem." Drawing from specific authors and schools of thought, outline the major dimensions of the legitimacy problem in public administration and describe the ways in which scholars and reformers have diagnosed and attempted to ...

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Power Resources Theory - Analysis

23 Mar 2015 27 Jun 2017

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Keywords: power resources theory, welfare state power resources Paul Pierson stated, albeit thought provoking, that "the world of affluent democracies, the welfare states is at the centre of political discussion and social conflict (2001, p. 1). In many European welfare states the recent economic downturn has led to thousands of people demonstrating against cut to social programmes, wages and pensions. There has also been demonstration and protest ...

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Nigerian Civil Service History

23 Mar 2015 27 Jun 2017

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Keywords: civil service nigeria, history nigeria civil In tracing the emergence and growth of the civil service in Nigeria, Nwosu (1977) started from 1900 when Britain formally established the authority in most of the administrative purposes. They were in the colony of Lagos and the protectorate of Northern and Southern Nigeria. Later in 1906, the Lagos colony was merged with the southern protectorate and renamed the colony ...

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The Gendering of International Conflict

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The Gendering of International Conflict International conflict, and the military culture and machine that drives it, emanates from the patriarchal power structure of our society. While many consider this to be an unchallengeable or inevitable component of human culture, recent application of feminist discourse to international conflicts reveals not only the inevitable links between military response to conflict and hegemonic masculinity, but also suggests alternative constructs ...

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Comparing Parliamentary Systems with Presidential

23 Mar 2015 16 Jun 2017

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The Parliamentary system vs. Presidential system is a frequently debated topic, and often the debate is based on which system brings about the most success. Unarguably, the success rate of a system is an adequate way of measuring its right to be implemented. However, 'success' is broken down into many components, and one of the most vital elements of success is stability. The question here is: what ...

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Models of Policy Making

23 Mar 2015 13 Jun 2017

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Keywords: incremental policy making, nonincremental policy making, multiple streams model I think the whether policy process is incremental or non-incremental depends on different situation. (I think the reality is much more complicated than any theory, in order to reduce the complexity of this question we can use different theory models.) Before we discuss whether the nature of the policy process is incremental or non-incremental, we should first ...

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The Different Forms and Theories of Governments

23 Mar 2015 13 Jun 2017

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Keywords: form of government, types of government Government is a group of people either elected or imposed who exercise rule on behalf of citizens. The government should maintain law and order, ensure equality and provide public goods (Goldman et al, 2008). In the social contract theory, before government existed, life was short, brutal and nasty. Insecurity was very rampant due to the fact that there was no ...

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Psycho Cultural Conflict Theory

23 Mar 2015 13 Jun 2017

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Keywords: psycho theory analysis, psycho cultural theory evaluation, psychocultural theory analysis According to the psycho-cultural conflict theory, identity is the most important need in the hierarchy of human needs and, when denied, results in violent conflict. The satisfaction of one's basic needs is intricately related to his/her identity. The Psycho-cultural Conflict Theory is similar to the Primordial approach to ethnicity which emphasizes the fact that peoples ethnicity ...

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The Enlightenment Influence on the American Revolution

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Keywords: american revolution enlightenment, enlightenment effect revolution The Enlightenment was the root of many of the ideas of the American Revolution. It was a movement that focused mostly on freedom of speech, equality, freedom of press, and religious tolerance. The American Revolution was the time period where America tried to gain its independence from England. They got influenced very much from many philosophers. That will be discussed ...

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Political System of Pakistan

23 Mar 2015 12 Jun 2017

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Keywords: pakistan government system, form of government pakistan INTRODUCTION The current system of government in Pakistan is a mixed, “hybrid” form of government with elements from the parliamentary as well as the presidential systems. The country initially had a parliamentary form of government, it shifted to a presidential one with the 1962 constitution but later reverted back to a parliamentary one according to the current 1973 constitution. ...

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Political Dynasty: Advantages and Disadvantages

23 Mar 2015 08 Jun 2017

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Keywords: political dynasty effects, political dynasty problems, political dynasty advantages Filipinos have always been proud of how much value is put into the concept of family. In the Filipino community, it can be seen how close families can be when they go as far as supporting even extended members of the family, despite the hardships and nuisances it may bring. It is not uncommon to see cousins, ...

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Constructivism in International Relations

23 Mar 2015 08 Jun 2017

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Keywords: constructivism international relations, constructivism in ir Explain and discuss how constructivism in IR attempts to re-shape discourses on security away from materialistic conceptions of power politics and towards a conception that takes account of power of ideas. Since the end of the Cold War, security studies in international relations have witnessed an overwhelming emergence of new academic literature reflecting the changes in international political environment. Concept ...

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The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

23 Mar 2015 07 Jun 2017

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Keywords: machiavelli the prince, the prince analysis, machiavelli analysis Niccolo Machiavellis gift to Lorenzo de Medici, The Prince, is a discourse discussing politics and how a prince should rule his state. Machiavelli describes his beliefs on the most efficient way for a prince to rule and remain in power and validates his arguments by referencing historical examples and using metaphors. One of the most prominent themes of ...

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Corruption In Africa - Solutions and Effects

23 Mar 2015 07 Jun 2017

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Keywords: africa corruption politics, africa poor leadership Africa, a continent abundantly gifted with natural resources and astronomical value of human capital is yet to find its rightful place among the comity of nations. A key cause that has been to blame for her lack of socioeconomic development is the trend of bad leadership and corruption. The essence of the paper rest in the fact that political leadership ...

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Moral and Ethical Role of Government

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Keywords: government ethics, government role, government morals Ethics and morality form a central position in the functioning of the government. Under normal circumstances, it is the role of the government to ensure a just society where order and harmony exist. As a result the government has to establish and enforce ethical and moral standards so as to ensure that the society functions well. Decision making is the ...

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