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15 Mar 2010
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Capitalism, democracy and power

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Both James Madison and Karl Marx can be considered “democrats”; however both vastly differ on their theories and understanding of democracy and government on a wide spectrum of issues. If Karl Marx were to be asked his opinion of Madison's Federalist#10 in the post-Paris Commune time,...

11 Mar 2010
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The female minority

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

The overarching issue to female representation in government lies in the lack of women running for public office. Most politically involved American women often face the inferior circumstances. There is a real disparity between male and female politicians. When women run, they win at similar...

11 Mar 2010
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The power of power

Thesis - 2 pages - Political science

In The President, Miguel Angel Asturias depicts a society in which all aspects of life are manipulated by a ruthless, tyrannical President. In the book, the President has control over all facets of daily life through his employment of a corrupt secret police; “A network of invisible...

11 Mar 2010
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Time for change

Thesis - 2 pages - Political science

From its founding days, the American political system has been one plagued with the daunting process of electing a president every four years. To ease the uncertainties and difficulties inherent with the task, the political founders of the United States compromised to establish the Electoral...

11 Mar 2010
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Proto-capitalism and the Edo to Meiji Era transition

Thesis - 8 pages - Political science

In 1868, the Tokugawa Bakufu that had ruled Japan since its creation in 1603 came to an end, ushering in a new era known as the Meiji Restoration. This new era would see massive industrialization in Japan, modernization, and an influx of all things Western. To the West, and indeed to some...

24 Feb 2010
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Enforcement of environmental policies in Europe

Thesis - 2 pages - Political science

Acid rain, coastal pollution, deforestation, toxic waste, and industrial contamination infect Europe's landscapes, waterways, and skies at higher levels than ever before. The United Nations, the European Union, and other international organizations have been implementing new environmental...

24 Feb 2010
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How to win the 2006 election in Germany: A letter to Green Party representatives

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Ever changing world politics continue to diversify and influence the state of Germany today. It is wise to know exactly how the German nation is affected by world policy in order to determine what is best for the Green Party in the upcoming 2006 election. As an environmentalist party we must...

24 Feb 2010
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Preventing terrorism in America

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

Walking the streets of America is a unique experience because of the diverse atmospheres within each city. From Los Angeles to New York one can find a multi-ethnic multi-religious population who represent all walks of life. America is dynamic and ever changing; a country that is industrious and...

24 Feb 2010
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The impact of immigrant voting

Thesis - 2 pages - Political science

John Stuart Mill wrote that a government who does the bidding of its citizens does not care for them ¬- “Leaving things to the Government, like leaving them to Providence, is synonymous with caring nothing about them.” Mill also makes a statement about passivity - “The nation as a...

22 Jan 2010
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The relationship between religion and politics in Europe: Perspectives of Johann Baptist Metz and Benedict XVI

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

I will illustrate how Metz and Benedict treat the relationship between religion and politics by focusing on how each views the economy in terms of economic justice, a principle inherent in Christian social teaching, and the solutions they offer as a means to fashion an economy in which Christian...

05 Jan 2010
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Disability: Whose rights are right?

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

The Fourteenth Amendment to The Constitution of the United States guarantees all citizens equal rights and our nation's song talks about a land where we are free. Yet, unless equal means having no access into most public buildings and activities, or even worse left, by fearful relatives, to rot...

28 Dec 2009
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Laws of forgiveness

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

The factors that drive immigration control policy outcomes are plentiful as numerous scholars have attempted to explain why. Each of these offerings explain more sufficiently than others depending on the context of the outcome, whether it be countries, political systems, or types of...

12 Nov 2009
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Cultural politics in modern China

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

In 1966, 72 year old Mao Tse-tung staged a revolutionary drama, stimulating a cataclysmic upheaval that he termed “The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution”. Decades after the fact and controversies over the nature and results of the Cultural Revolution continue to rage today....

27 Oct 2009
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Has neo-functionalism become obsolete?

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

Neo-functionalism, a theory of European integration, fell into disuse after events in the 1960s: ‘Neo-functionalism is frequently represented as a theory of European Union past with comparatively little to say to European Union studies present.' However, after the...

21 Oct 2009
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How Black Panthers party empowered the black community and the causes of its demise

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

The topic I wish to know more about is the Black Panther Party's acts of empowerment in the Black community and what led the party to its demise. The emergence of the Black Panther Party began some 40 plus years ago, which makes it a part of the post-Civil Rights era, pertaining to contemporary...

30 Sep 2009
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Chinese politics through ages

Thesis - 8 pages - Political science

In recent years China has gained a lot of international attention due to its rapidly growing economy. China is now emerging as the leading world power of the 21st century due to its briskly growing economy. China is one of the oldest countries in the world, it is rich in both history and...

29 Sep 2009
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France's view on the US President Bush

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

He is known as an execrable communicator, with a crippled syntax, reputed for his multiple blunders which the French media are only too eager to report: At the time of his visit to Europe in June 2001, the press thus awaited Bush resolutely, attentive even to the minutest blunder that the...

25 Sep 2009
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Russia's security policy

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Russia's security policy is undeniably complex, a system of political, economic, and social networks that influence the identification of potential threats, and anticipates the steps necessary to strengthen the state's infrastructure. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has had...

25 Sep 2009
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US Presidential elections

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Since the founding of our country, our government has been built around the fact that, at any given time, politics have generally been dominated by two parties - currently, the Democratic and Republican parties are enjoying their popularity, while parties like the Whigs have once been strong. In...

24 Sep 2009
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Lyndon B. Johnson and the Model Cities Act: A case study in working Congress

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

Cast into the Presidency on the heels of the Kennedy assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson was affirmed in office in 1964 by a landslide electoral victory. The Vietnam War was not yet the incendiary quagmire it would become later in his term, and Johnson was free to put his...

23 Sep 2009
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Ethnography: Self and citizenship in inaugural speeches

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

People of my generation have largely learned to distrust the government. The past eight years of conservative leadership have taught us, both by example and by policy, that the idea of government as of the people, by the people, and for the people, as Abraham Lincoln described it, is a fallacy....

23 Sep 2009
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Does Senate really work? A discussion

Thesis - 7 pages - Political science

According to the Knox College Student Senate Constitution, Student Senate is “the supreme governing body in matters related to non-academic student life on campus,” and the “official representative of the student body to the faculty, administration, and staff.” Its charge is...

25 Aug 2009
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Bush vs. America: The 2000 presidential election

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

The 2000 presidential election was a groundbreaking event in American history. The entire country had an opinion on who they believed should lead America into the next millennium. The candidates were both strong politician and who were well known inside their parties and amongst the American...

11 Aug 2009
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The government has dealt with domestic issues in America

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

As a young child, my political issues were few and far between in my daytime play ground issues, however, eventually, the news took over much of the talk when Bill Clinton and Bob Dole were running for President during the campaign of 1996. I wanted to know why my parents where so into Bill...

31 Jul 2009
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Classroom hegemony

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

As students, children of yesterday and today are being brought up to believe the United States is a “Democracy”, and that we are a pluralistic society. We were taught the “working class” had a say-so in elections and that power was widely distributed. This, however, is a myth....

29 Jul 2009
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Women for ballots: Exploring female under-representation in politics

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

In spite of the tremendous political advances made by women in the Western world, clear evidence demonstrates that their participation in politics does not equal that represented by men. While women make up a little over half of the total population of Canada (51.04%), they are in many ways...

29 Jul 2009
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Democratic transition

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

On 9 March, 2009, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported that “China will never adopt Western-style democracy with a multi-party system,” referring to comments made by Parliament chief Wu Banggou that “Communist party leadership should be strengthened and ‘the...

14 Jul 2009
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Party politics in Italy

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

To understand the intricacies of Italian politics, one must understand the politico-ideological groupings or families that structure party-politics in the country. There are currently five political families in Italy: the “Risorgimento”, the Catholic, the Marxist, the Fascist and the...

13 Jul 2009
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Euro communism: Linking democracy and socialism

Thesis - 8 pages - Political science

Simply speaking, Euro communism was a political trend that developed in the 1970s and 1980s in many of the Western European communist parties as a way of applying their political agenda in a way that would be more acceptable in a Western European democracy as it would have less affiliation with...

13 Jul 2009
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Shortcomings of democracy

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

Most people in North America revel in the fact that they live in countries that are ruled by the best type of political system available: democracy. People who advocate for the use of democracy will argue that all of the other systems are flawed and democracy is the best choice in terms of...