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21 Nov 2012
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Negritude: Genesis and terms of a cultural and political movement

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

As Jean-Paul Sartre's famous quote was explaining, The concept of Negritude is based in response to a condition, a context. "The denial of the black man" is thus the expression of the conditioning that was subjecting populations of colonies, particularly in France, ie moral subjugation of...

31 Oct 2012
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Should America continue sanctions on Cuba?

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Personally, I understand the situation to be too complicated for someone in my position to have an opinion on. There is no doubt in my mind that removing sanctions with Cuba would align with America's economic and political interests. Cuba's unsteady Communist Government offers ripe conditions...

25 Oct 2012
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The invasion of Iraq: An example of liberal imperialism

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

On March 19, 2003, the United States, under the leadership of former President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq1. For many people, this was a vital strategy in the United States' “war against terror.” The terrorist attack in New York City on the morning of September 11,...

19 Oct 2012
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Basic concepts in global environmental politics

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Bringing a variety of perspectives to the table, there are three very influential actors involved in global environmental governance: Nation States, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Corporations. Scientists have been excluded from the category of “actor” because any of these three...

10 Oct 2012
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How convincing and appealing is Schumpeter's theory of democracy?

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Joseph Schumpeter is an American economist and political scientist from the first part of the 20th C, well-known for his book Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy written in 1942 during the Second World War. In this eminent work, Schumpeter has elaborated a New Theory of Democracy, much influenced...

05 Oct 2012
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Keller and the Three Regimes

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

In Americas Three Regimes, Morton Keller posits a theory of realignment in United States elections that argues that American politics have been defined by periodic political revolutions that reshaped a U.S. electoral landscape every 32 to 36 years that was still remarkable for its continuity. He...

20 Aug 2012
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How good governance has helped to transform Malaysia

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Since its independence in 1957, Malaysia experienced significant social and financial challenges. The initiatives of the nation's government did, nevertheless, enable Malaysia to become a major exporter of a number of products, and establish itself as a leading name in global industries like the...

17 Aug 2012
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The work of the English poet John Donne

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

During the time of the restoration of King Charles II to the throne of England, new literary figures broke up with tradition and started writing in a new, simpler literary style characterized by simpler literary devices, in order to appeal to all sections of the general public. Their attempt was...

17 Aug 2012
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Examination of the main stages of counseling

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

This case study tells the story of Rose, a patient who sought the professional assistance of Dr. Berenson regarding problems with her five year old daughter. Rose's daughter does not sleep in her bed throughout the whole night. For this reason, Rose commonly wakes up during the night, in order...

17 Aug 2012
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The use of intervention crisis to help individuals suffering from drug, alcohol or substance abuse

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Drugs, alcohol and other substances can have a very significant effect on the homeostasis of the people who consume them. There 3 main approaches to drugs: 1.Drug Use, using drug for health and therapeutic reasons, commonly after medical advice. 2.Drug Misuse refers to the use of drugs for...

17 Aug 2012
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Examination of the main issues of media reporting on post-natal depression

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

The issue of post-natal depression has received renewed media attention in Australia in recent years. This paper will look at how two different news outlets providing reporting on the subject, examining and comparing the way in which both discuss the subject. These two outlets are the Herald Sun...

17 Aug 2012
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Academic examination of phobias; definition, symptoms, treatments...

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

A phobia is a type of panic disorder generated by an individual's fear. Patients who suffer this psychological disorder feel a compelling to avoid visual or physical contact with the source of this anxiety at all costs. Phobias can be caused by an animal, an object, or a situation (Bourne, 2011)....

17 Aug 2012
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Examination of the main sociological perspectives on religion

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Religion has been and still is a subject of great importance for commentators from different fields of thought within the social science, including disciplines such as consideration in sociological analysis in Marxist studies (Marshall, 1994). Despite the German thinker Karl Marx was one of the...

17 Aug 2012
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The dangers of using mobile phones while driving

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

This presentation will discuss the risks surrounding the use of mobile phones and other similar technological devices while driving. The main focus of the presentation will be to explain and discuss the measures and practices that can be implemented to reduce and minimize the risks generated by...

26 Jul 2012
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Academic paper on the figure of Satan

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Satan refers to a religious entity present in a number of faith systems. It usually represents evil, being the opposite side of the good and benevolent venerated by those religions. Some of the first representations of Satan are included in Jewish religious texts. In Judaism, Satan is not...

26 Jul 2012
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Analysis of Martin Luther King's speech against the Vietnam War "A Time to Break Silence"

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Without a doubt, one of the most important speeches ever delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. was a "A Time to Break Silence.” In his speech, which he delivered at New York's City's Riverside Church on April 4 (1967), King delivered a speech that criticized the envoy of American troops to...

26 Jul 2012
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Explain the potentials and limits of Esping-Andersen's three models of welfare state

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

In the period following the Second World War, providing welfare to citizens became an essential feature of Western states. Immediately after the war, a new social spirit dominated Europe. Social expenditures grew rapidly and the traditional relief systems that provided assistance only to the most...

28 Jun 2012
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The Turkish-Syrian crisis in 1998 and the Adana Agreement

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

In October 1998 the Adana agreement was signed between representatives of the Syrian and Turkish governments, ending an intense escalation of tensions between the two nations throughout the 1990s. This essay aims to discuss this period of escalation and show how both sides attempted to use...

20 Jun 2012
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Social media as an agent of psychological warfare in the overthrow of Gadhafi's Libya

Case study - 34 pages - Political science

On December 17, 2010 a Tunisian vegetable seller set himself on fire in a crowded marketplace to protest the lack of employment opportunities in his country. Less than a year later three North African governments had been overthrown and the Middle East was set ablaze in a string of revolts....

19 Jun 2012
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Report on the history of Hip Hop

Case study - 6 pages - Political science

Hip Hop is a cultural movement integrated by 4 different elements: rap music (in both the form of the mc and the dj), graffiti and break dance. This report will explore the history of the musical side of hip hop, starting from a discussion of its beginning and origins. Hip hop has its origins in...

19 Jun 2012
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Analysis of Obama's leadership abilities in relation to his policies and oratory skills

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Since his arrival to power in 2008, after his victory in the presidential election, the domestic and foreign policies of the President Barack Obama have been the focus of extensive analysis by numerous commentators. Having inherited economic instability and two wars from the previous government...

07 Jun 2012
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Was the Vietnam War a civil war or an international conflict?

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

Although the conflict started in South East Asia, the Vietnam War was the lengthiest and probably one of the most polemical military conflicts in the history of the U.S. In order to understand the complexity of the Vietnam War, it is necessary to look at the context and period of history in which...

04 Jun 2012
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Reduce school violence in Brazil

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

The recent violence shown by an individual in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has prompted the National Security Council to propose to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Barack Obama, in stepping in and helping the Brazilian government and President Dilma Rousseff. The acts of violence...

04 Jun 2012
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Chile and Paraguay: Qualitative Research

Case study - 8 pages - Political science

In the first paper, quantitative research was presented for two Latin American countries: Chile and Paraguay. The paper discussed various elements of each country's economic, social, and political development over a span of twenty years: 1989 through 2009. This paper, however, will expand on the...

04 Jun 2012
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Political, social, and economic histories of Chile and Paraguay

Case study - 12 pages - Political science

Development in Latin America has been a slow and steady process for many decades. Furthermore, many of the countries in Latin America have failed to become close to matching the United States in terms of political, social, and economic development, although it is very difficult to match the...

04 Jun 2012
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The United Nations and Libya

Case study - 9 pages - Political science

Violence used against Libya's citizens created a monumental concern for the United Nations organization—the country waged war on its own people. By “repress[ing] peaceful demonstrators and rejecting unequivocally the incitement to hostility against the civilian population,” the...

04 Jun 2012
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Urban Education

Case study - 11 pages - Political science

The lack of quality education for urban students has been a persistent problem in the United States for many years and the problem does not appear to be depleting. Students raised in urban communities seem to have a disadvantage, as opposed to those raised in suburban areas, from the start. Many...

28 May 2012
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When Mao died his only legacy was the political and economic devastation of China. Arguments in favor and against this proposition.

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Revolutionary communist, philosopher and theorist, Mao made a significant impact of what is today in the People's Republic of China. In order to understand the complexity of Mao's regime, it is necessary to look at the context and period of history in which Communist China emerged as a nation....

25 May 2012
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Was the Vietnam War, in Michael Lind's phrase, a "necessary war"?

Case study - 12 pages - Political science

The Vietnam War was the lengthiest and probably one of the most polemical military conflicts in the history of the U.S. To analyze in more detail the most important issues of this armed conflict, this essay will include four parts. The first part will highlight the main events of the conflict...

22 May 2012
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Tools of colonial empire in action: Zimbabwe

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Zimbabwe, the former Rhodesia, was colonized by the British in 1880, with the arrival of Cecil Rhodes's British South African Company. Since then, the colonial British empire exercised its influence on the country and its population in a number of ways. British colonialism made a significant...