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04 Nov 2022

Essay: the coronavirus crisis, a result of political mistakes across the world?

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Mistakes often take place when critical policy-making institutions and politicians take wrong decisions - for instance through under-reaction or overreaction to critical issues, as a result of preoccupation with symbolic and ideological concerns - or as a result of the adoption of...

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...

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...

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...

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....

24 Jul 2015
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The European Human Rights model

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The interpretation as well as the application of international human rights conventions has never been an easy task. Even though the international courts have been tasked with the responsibility of interpreting the international human right conventions, the function of trying to protect the human...

24 Jul 2015
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Che Guevara, success or failure

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Failure is an inevitable part of life. In the same breath, success is not necessarily foreseeable. In order to attain success, one must fail and learn from that failure. One of the greatest cases of this is illustrated by the Revolution that took place in Cuba. Fidel Castro, in cooperation with...

24 Jul 2015
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Does fundamentalist Islam present a dangerous form of radical utopianism?

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

To be misunderstood is a critical misstep in today's society. Once something or someone is misunderstood they become a target for hate. This is evident in multiple aspects of daily living. Several issues we deal with are caused by a misunderstanding. The Islamic group is one favorable example of...

24 Jul 2015
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The Texas Revolution

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

The Texas Revolution was a rebellion against the centralist Mexican government. The rebellion took place between October 2, 1835 and April 21, 1836. The primary participants were the occupants of the Mexican province of Texas. Political and cultural differences prior to the beginning of the Texas...

24 Jul 2015
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Canada and the United States government

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Canada and the United States have one primary similarity. They are both established as democracies. Additionally, they are both declared as federal states. However, there are numerous differences between the two. The primary difference is in the way the two conduct their government. Canada and...

24 Jul 2015
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The 2014 race for Texas governor

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

The 2014 race for Texas governor was a key battle in the Red state. This race served as a preview of what's to come in the 2016 election. The governor's race would allow a democrat to potentially hold the seat after years of republican domination. The primary candidates were Greg Abbot,...

09 Jul 2013
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Cold war: More often than not, superpowers, rather than causing regional conflicts, were reluctantly drawn into them

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

The Cold War, besides being fought initially against an European-dominated background, was also extended to the Third World later. This globalization of the Cold War is inextricably linked to the entanglement of the two superpowers, the United States (US) and the Soviet Union, in several proxy...

10 Jun 2013
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Globalization and economy (negative effects)

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Globalization has been defined in various ways by different scholars. In economic terms, globalization refers to progression of incorporating different isolated national markets of capital, labor and commodities into a single world market which different investors across the globe can exchange...

20 Jun 2012
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Durkheim: Examination of some of his main theories

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

Without a doubt, one of the most important figures in the field of sociology is Emile Durkheim. His studies on a number of different social aspects have influenced numerous other recent socio-political commentators. Forefather and leading figure of the functionalist approach, Durkheim was the...

20 Jun 2012
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Analysis of how business companies can increase brand awareness and customer interaction through the use of social media

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The arrival of new technology has raised a number of new issues for managers and leaders. The use of the internet is an unavoidable feature of today's business environment, as it can be very productive to companies. Email can be used as a very potent business tool, enabling business transactions...

20 Jun 2012
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Examination of the influence of religion in society

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Throughout history, religious values and groups have had a dramatic influence in human societies. In this respect, it is important to consider the social-political role of a number of religious organizations like Christian churches in places like Europe. Without a doubt, Christianity has been the...

20 Jun 2012
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Analysis of an ecologically sustainable development

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

An Ecologically sustainable development is a development that uses, conserves, and enhances “the community's resources so that ecological processes on which life depends are maintained, and the total quality of life, now and in the future, can be increased” (Cwth of Australia, 1992)....

20 Jun 2012
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Analysis of the notion of sport from a sociological perspective, using a number of theoretical approaches (functionalist, conflict, feminist, etc), influenced by scholars like Marx and Durkheim

Essay - 7 pages - Political science

Sport has been the focus of increased debates by socio-political commentators since decades. During the twentieth century, sport became much more than just a physical activity with the advent of new technology and the mass media, professional sport gained in importance (Foer, 2005). The situation...

19 Jun 2012
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Examination of the "Vitality Approach", health model proposed by the Canadian government

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

Throughout recent decades, a number of health models and approaches have emerged, aiming to help individuals to live a healthier life. Models like the Vitality Approach, have attempting to provide a theoretical approach that cover a wide range of health and fitness aspects, including diet (Health...

19 Jun 2012
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Define prejudice and discrimination from a sociological perspective, discussing cultural determinism, ethnocentrism and other aspects

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Prejudice refers to the “preconceived opinion or bias, against or in favor of, a person or a thing” (Marshall, 1994: 414). Prejudice can refer to a negative attitude toward an entire group or category of people. All port defined prejudice as an antipathy “based on faulty and...

19 Jun 2012
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Examination of human rights violations in the African nation of Djibouti

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Surrounded by Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia, Djibouti is situated in the horn of Africa. This Easter African nation was populated by over 818.159 inhabitants in 2009, according to the country's census (Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de la Planification - Djibouti, 2010)....

19 Jun 2012
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Examination of various theories from significant psychologists

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Abraham Maslow (1908 - 1970) is a psychologist whose studies was very innovative and changed the way in which psychologists analyze the notion of human needs and expectations. He was not concerned with individuals with serious psychological problems. Instead, his investigations...