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13 Jun 2013
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Patton: Summary of the last great general of the US

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

A hero is an individual that can be defined as one who possesses courage and bravery. This is the broadest definition in reference to describing the term hero. However, could a hero be capable of possessing multiple amounts of qualities, especially those considered negative or inconsistent with...

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...

24 May 2013
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Christianity, conversion and local culture

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

The work on participation shows how western NGOs need to ‘convert' locals to the project's agenda, in such a way that the project's ideas become their ideas. This analogy with religious conversion prompts us to look at the historical and ongoing waves of religious missioning that precede...

20 May 2013
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Critically evaluate the institutional reforms enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Signed in 2007 and entered in force in 2009, the Treaty of Lisbon is in fact the combination of two pieces of legislation. The first one is a new version for the Treaty of the European Union (TEU). The second one is a replacement of the former Treaty of the European Community (TEC) to the new...

17 May 2013
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Does the viewing of slasher films empower female viewers?

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Throughout recent decades, the graphic violence of slasher films has become increasingly controversial. The horror slasher genre has become one of the most controversial film categories, receiving attention for the skillful and artful way these movies become emotion roller coasters (poised...

06 May 2013
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Black America's Transformation & Booker T. Washington

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

The 1960s were the time of significant, cultural change. This black revolution changed the lives of African Americans forever because it led to them acquiring the right to vote and the right to be treated equally. Before the 1960s, it was permissible to discriminate against African Americans when...

23 Apr 2013
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What is a gift? What are the political, economic, religious, and social implications of the gift?

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Supposedly, a gift is the free act of willingly donating to someone something that was yours without expecting anything in exchange. It is a thus doubly a free act for it is up to the giver to decide whether he wants to make a gift or not and the receiver has no obligation to reciprocate. The...

03 Apr 2013
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Will the economical collapse of Greece cause the end of the Euro?

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

The euro zone is now frantically bracing itself for the imminent fall of the Greek government. Faced with the possibility of Greece vouching for a fully fledged non-payment of debt and euro zone departure as opposed to a debt deal, the outstanding euro zone members have to choose whether to...

03 Apr 2013
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Organizational transformation, models restructure, traditional police agencies into community policing: Exploratory case study of three police departments in Norway

Case study - 20 pages - Political science

When organizational transformation succeeds, say the corporate change experts, employees feel they are working for a different company. Transformation is a radical change process, undertaken to respond to a crisis or to take advantage of a great opportunity. It has a much more profound effect...

07 Mar 2013
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OPEC's effective resistance to strong western powers

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was one of the first organizations of the developing world to effectively resist Western superpowers. Before OPEC, Western countries colonized developing nations and exploited their natural resources with little resistance from these countries....

22 Feb 2013
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Authoritarianism is a form of government

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Authoritarianism is a form of government in which concentrated and highly concentrated in a small group of politicians. A political condition of authoritarianism exists when those in power leave little or no freedom of choice to those over whom they govern, either because they believe that the...

21 Feb 2013
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The conspiracy of Cinadon: A threat to the Spartan society

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

The Conspiracy of Cinadon is an attempted coup d'├ętat which took place in Sparta in the 4th century BCE, (during the first years of Agesilaus II's reign). Led by Cinadon, it aimed to break the power of the elite of the oligarchic Spartan system. This event was reported by Xenophon in the third...

19 Feb 2013
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What is the difference between "liberalization" and "democratization"?

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

In his 1997 article, The Rise of Illiberal Democracy, published in Foreign Affairs, Fareed Zakaria pointed out a phenomenon which had been growing among the newer states emerged from what Samuel Huntington named the Third Wave of Democracy (1990); newly elected powers regularly failing to...

19 Feb 2013
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What role does civil society play in democratization?

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

With the progressive end of the Cold War in the 1980's and the fall of the Eastern Block coincided the multiplication of the number of countries adopting a democratic form of government, an event described as the “third wave” of democratization by Samuel Huntington in his eponymous 1991...

14 Feb 2013
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Analyze the principal characteristics of liberalism with reference to current developments in the 'Arab spring' critically examine the view that liberalism's objectives and values are a form of western imperialism

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

The current international context is very complex. The 21st century is characterized by an entanglement of complex relations and inter-dependence between States. In the international studies, we often say that the 21st century began when the Soviet Union disappeared. Indeed, during the Cold War...

16 Jan 2013
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The Great Scramble: European Anxiety and the Division of Africa

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

In the high Victorian era, the Great Powers of Europe were suddenly struck with what initially seemed a inexplicable fever to divide among themselves an entire continent about which they knew remarkably little. Although some of the colonies subsequently formed became very profitable, the initial...

08 Jan 2013
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Mass media and the war in Iraq

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

The song entitled "Boom!", by the band System of a Down (S.O.A.D), appears off their third studio album Steal This Album! Released in 2002, the album failed to meet the success of S.O.A.D's previous album Toxicity. The album was created mainly because unfinished songs were leaked onto the...

08 Jan 2013
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Why voter turnout should matter

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Voter turnout in the United States can be defined as the number of votes cast versus the number of registered voters. Since the 1960s, voter turnout in the United States has been steadily declining. "After rising sharply from 1948 to 1960, turnout declined in nearly every election until dropping...

08 Jan 2013
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The struggle of the civil war

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Strong national parties in both the North and South seemed capable of resolving sectional issues. But by the late 1850s, America became more and more divided with the adoption of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. This act negated the Compromise of 1850 and allowed the expansion of slavery on a...

08 Jan 2013
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Colonies lay foundation for U.S.

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

The colonization of the New World began with Spain. Soon after, England began taking a serious interest in colonizing the New World for economic, social, and religious benefits. England saw a great economic advantage through colonizing. America was the world's new market and English companies...

08 Jan 2013
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The Indian caste system compared to middle age feudalism

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Society has transformed its design to structure itself in the most efficient possible way through many trials of success and failure. The separation of people into different levels of class has always erupted within the majority of governments of ancient civilizations mainly due to the various...

25 Dec 2012
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Sample resume: Comoros mission to the United Nations

Sample resume - 2 pages - Political science

The United Nations Third Committee is the committee dealing with Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs, as well as Human Rights issues. The main focus of these Human Rights Issues being the Advancement of Women, the Protection of Children and the treatment of Refugees addressing a variety of...

20 Dec 2012
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Radical persuasion: How cults gain members

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

It is easy to hear about a thousand people killing themselves at the suggestion of one man and dismisses them as being crazy. It is natural to hear of people committing suicide to board a spaceship and write them off as being gullible sheep. When one hears about a group of people living in a...

11 Dec 2012
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A war for identity: Vladimir Putin's image as a product of the war in the Northern Caucuses

Case study - 2 pages - Political science

Voloyda Putin stood atop a staircase looking down at the toilet that was fixated against the bottom stair of the communal apartment. He gripped the freezing metal handrail with his left hand and shifted the large wooden stick in his right. He had spotted another one. With his eye on the target...

11 Dec 2012
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Language and violence: An analysis of President Bush's recent rhetoric

Case study - 7 pages - Political science

His words have influenced the way we see our roles as Americans and the way we see and respond to the violence that was perpetrated against us. To what extent are the President's speeches the persuasive rhetoric of a good leader, and to what extent are they distortions of reality? Political...

21 Nov 2012
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Early Capitalism and the Rise of a Protestant Work Ethic: A Love Story

Case study - 8 pages - Political science

The time is 16th-century England; our topic at hand, examining the rise of Protestant values in terms of the socio-economic struggle faced by England's bourgeoisie. There has been much debate about this topic, especially in relation to the events it spurred and the blows it dealt for the course...

21 Nov 2012
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Cold War essay: Why did the Cold War begin in Europe (1945-1949)?

Case study - 1 pages - Political science

Following the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, Vladimir Lenin caused the West to mistrust Russia: he abandoned WWI with the Brest-Litovsk Treaty, reneged on all debts of the Tsar, privatized industry, and established the Cominterm. Communism, the guiding principle of the USSR, was incompatible with...

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,...