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19 Sep 2022
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The British Parliament

Course material - 24 pages - Political science

This document is a lesson on the British Parliament, explaining how it is constituted and how it works.

17 Sep 2022

November 20, 2014, televised speech - Barack Obama (2014) - How does the search for a middle ground end up being an ambiguous approach towards immigration ?

Text commentary - 5 pages - Political science

The issue of immigration has always been central to Barack Obama's presidential term. As early as 2010, the Obama administration tried to get Congress to adopt part of the "comprehensive immigration reform", it included several measures such as a program to provide a path to legal status for...

05 Sep 2022

Community Health Promotion Program: Transition to Ontario Long-term Care

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

This is a community health promotion program designed to promote the transition to long-term care in the province of Ontario, Canada. According to a report by the Ontario Long-term Care Association in April 2019, more than 115,000 elderly people in Ontario are in long-term care support. It is...

05 Sep 2022

The Ethical Implications of Police Officers Accepting Free Goods and Services from the Public On- or Off-Duty

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Ethical issues define the moral responsibility that an individual has, which defines and shapes their conduct. From Kantian ethics, the duty obligation is supposed to limit the behavior of an individual, which is supposed to be defined by the standards that are supposed to be held. Police...

07 Aug 2022

Theories of British Politics in the 20th century

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

Twentieth-century British politics have been linked to one of the most discussed primal concepts within the existing global affairs, particularly throughout the past seven years. With fundamental referendums which exceptionally resulted in the dramatic withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the...

05 Aug 2022

In what ways conflicts between political entities in the Middle East have been shaped by the history of state formation in the area?

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The key terms to understand such situations are "political entities" and "state formation". Speaking of political entities rather than states shows the diversity of actors that make up the political life of the Middle East and can change the configuration of the borders, ranging from paramilitary...

04 Aug 2022

Public Service: The Australian Perspective

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Political science

Public service, in the general context, refers to services which are aimed at addressing specific needs of a certain sect of the general public. In light of a government set up, such services are rendered by public government entities and agencies to the members of public within a governmental...

31 Jul 2022

The European Union and its neighbors to the East and South-East of the Continent and to the Middle East

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

The European Union has still very limited means in terms of foreign and security and defense policy, and its members still follow quite different foreign policy agendas. But the EU confronts several and often growing problems and crisis in her immediate vicinity.

31 Jul 2022

The United States and the World: A New World Order?

Course material - 7 pages - Political science

We remember George Bush's optimism in 1990: he had announced "A New World Order", resting on the promotion of liberal democracy and free enterprise everywhere, resting on the UN (at last again effective due to the end of the Cold War) and on American benevolent hegemony. One could have the...

31 Jul 2022

US Foreign Policy since 2001: President Bush's first term

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

The period since 2001 has been a highly active one for the US: they waged a war in Afghanistan, another in Iraq and they may be preparing another one against Iran. The official rational in Washington, at least initially, for that activity, under the motto of "the war against terror", was the...

31 Jul 2022

The United States and the World - Transnational problems today as seen from Washington

Course material - 12 pages - Political science

In the document issued in September 2002, "The National Security Strategy of the USA", two essential goals of US national policy were stressed: the defeat of "Global terrorism" and "to prevent our enemies from threatening us, our allies, and our friends with weapons of mass destruction". Those...

30 Jul 2022

The Possible Geopolitical Consequences of Further Enlargements of the EU

Course material - 6 pages - Political science

The big enlargement of the EU in 2004 and the last one in 2007 to Bulgaria and Romania have been greeted with skepticism or even hostile reactions in large sectors of European public opinion. This situation, which probably contributed to the failure of the Constitutional Treaty in France and the...

30 Jul 2022

The Interplay of National and European Considerations in the Foreign Policy of EU Members - The Countries Other than France and Germany

Course material - 8 pages - Political science

France and Germany alone can no longer call the tune in the EU. They henceforth have to take much more into account the agenda of the other members. We shall see first that agenda, regrouping, of course, the different countries into larger groups along their affinities, and then the possible...

30 Jul 2022

The Interplay of National and European Considerations in the Foreign Policy of EU Members - France and Germany

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

Since the origins of the European project, Europe has depended on close Franco-German cooperation. As we have seen, all the big moves forward were possible because of the basic Franco-German agreement; the last major instance was Maastricht in 1992. The other countries had to follow. Of course,...

20 Jul 2022

Representation and governance in international organizations - Rapkin, Strand and Trevathan (2016) - Can international organizations be representative and democratic?

Text commentary - 7 pages - Political science

Due to all the problems associated with globalization, economic or financial crisis, and climates, the importance of international organizations such as the United Nations, or the IMF, has never been greater. As its name suggests, an international organization is made up of a collection of States...

17 Jul 2022

English test - Translation and Essay writing: How did the Canadian government respond to the report on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples?

Tutorials/exercises - 2 pages - Political science

This document is a corrected English test made of a translation exercise, a fully written essay, and a rough draft of a second essay. How did the Canadian government respond to the report on the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples? Is Australia's origin as a convict colony important?

15 Jul 2022

Welfare Politics - The criticism that Marxism presents against Beveridge's welfare

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

The objective of this paper is two-fold. First, it aims to discuss the main features of Beveridge's vision of welfare. The other aim is to discuss the Marxism approach to welfare and in doing so analyze the critiques that Marxism presents against Beveridge's welfare.

12 Jul 2022
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Peace or war : Sharon's legacy of controversy

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

The post-Sharon era began abruptly on January 5, when the 77-year-old Prime Minister of Israel suffered a massive stroke while visiting his ranch in the northern part of Israel (Negev). Everybody seemed to agree that his passing from the political scene would change everything, opening up a...

24 Jun 2022

The Establishment of the British welfare State

Course material - 1 pages - Political science

The State intervention in the domain of social affairs dates to the early 1830s but the effective welfare State was made official on December 2nd 1942 with the Beveridge Report. Following the Second World War, the term "welfare State" referred to a major expansion of State involvement in the...

18 May 2022

Country Risk : Social and Political Dynamics

Worksheets - 3 pages - Political science

Despite their effects on growth and macroeconomic equilibria, social and political crises have been introduced only recently into country risk analysis. Recent crises (Syria, Arab springs, Sahel civil war) put forward those issues and highlighted the gaps in current methods. The analysis of...

04 Sep 2021
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Do people learn the art of becoming a politician, or are they born with it?

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Over the years and all over the world, if we take a good look at the history, we will realise that great people lived and ruled countries and kingdoms. People like Alexander the Great, Nelson Mandela, Napoleon Bonaparte, etc. There are two things that characterise all these people. In fact, they...

23 Jun 2021
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Oral English - English Prime Minister Presentation

Presentation - 1 pages - Political science

Today I am going to talk about the price minister of the United Kingdom. First of all, I will introduce the subject to you then tell you the Prime Minister's story then we will see what are the powers and privileges of the Prime Minister and finally we will talk about the current Prime...

13 Jan 2017
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A People's History of the United States, Chapter 24, Zinn Howard - The Clinton Presidency

Book review - 3 pages - Political science

It is no secret that most politicians make vows to the American people in order to get elected and oftentimes they will say certain things to please the public as well. It is one of the reasons politicians have a reputation as manipulators. It is this topic that Zinn starts the chapter off with...

09 Sep 2016
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The Republic of Germany and the German political system after World War II

Course material - 5 pages - Political science

Our conception of the Federal Republic of Germany is very different from what it was only 15 years ago. Throughout much of its history, Germany was under the leadership of dictators and was never very comfortable with democracy. Germany's first experience with democracy occurred from...

18 Sep 2015
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Analysis of Mann and Ornstein prompt - It's even worse than it looks - Views of the authors

Book review - 2 pages - Political science

The book “It's Even Worse than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism” by Norman J. and Thomas E. Mann Ornstein analyses American politics. The books says that today's US congress has come to a congestion state caused by the two...

18 Sep 2015
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Legislative initiative plan from senator anitere flores

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In the contemporary society, there is the need for the Health Sector need to implement public policies that are effective in dealing social determinants of health (SDH). This is critical in minimizing inequalities in health care. This paper envisions the adoption of a Social Determinants of...

17 Sep 2015
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Comparison of press releases by senator Patrick Leahy and senator Tammy Baldwin

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The conclusion of Chapter 8 of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future 3rd edition, is very insightful about the effect of gender stereotypes on serving senators. Remarkably, voters are driven by stereotypes to perceive women senators as caring, honest, and highly competent on...

15 Sep 2015
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The Guns of August and International Politics - Barbara Tuchman

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The book Gun of August has been written by Barbara Tuchman and is about First World War classic histories. In this book, Barbara reconstructs the World War I's first one month, which is the first thirty days within the 1914 summer, which determined the conflict's cause, the century, as well as...

29 Jul 2015
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Convention and ratification of the Constitution

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In his book, A Brilliant Solution, Berkin wrote about the American constitutional congress that was challenged by the financial crisis due to repayment burdens on loans incurred during the wartime loans. After the world war in 1784, Congress had no money to fund the Federal treasury. The...

24 Jul 2015
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The unavoidable American Revolution

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

During the 1600's, English settlers sent the initial group of colonists to the newly discovered continent. (Namier) With inspiration from the nearby country Spain, they made the decision to attempt the similar feat. The English were not alone in their attempts to conquer the new continent....