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29 Sep 2010

How democratic is the British government?

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

In fact, we could set a few provisional requirements to the evaluation of a government as democratic in order to analyze the British particular case. These requirements would be of different natures, and would be related first to the institutional system, then to the society itself....

24 Nov 2009

Encouraging companies: The British government way

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

British Trade International (BTI) is the body that brings together the work of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in support of international trade and investment. It helps British business to become more internationally...

03 Jan 2011

Characteristics of the German parliamentary government in comparison to the British model

Thesis - 6 pages - Constitutional law

The British system is a result of a rich and complex history that began from the thirteenth century. It has undergone many changes to reach its current form. It continues to evolve and adapt to the society that it governs. The German system has been introduced before 1949, and Germany was...

16 Oct 2023

The Indian political situation - Clement Attlee (1942) - To what extent does India's independence impose itself on the British political powers?

Text commentary - 2 pages - International relations

Clement Richard Attlee, a member of the Labour Party, was a British statesman who served as British Prime Minister at the end of the Second World War and subsequently from 1945 to 1951. Attlee held a number of posts, including First Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom -...

22 Nov 2023

How did Brexit impact British politics?

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

The issue of Brexit has been at the centre of European politics for years now. Since we cannot tackle it as a whole, we are going to look at the social aspects that led to such a decision and the implications that Brexit has had not on the European Union, but on the United Kingdom itself. How did...

20 Sep 2022

The System of Government and the Prime Minister

Presentation - 23 pages - Political life and election

This document tackles the British system of government and the role of the Prime Minister.

08 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...

30 Jan 2017

The American Revolution: who was more to blame; the British or the American agitators

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

In wars, individuals, groups or communities are involved. Their actions and words are key contributing factors that eventually end up into a war. In the American Revolution, there were two major groups involved, the American agitators, and the British. There is therefore need to look at...

15 Sep 2023

Introduction to British Civilization

Course material - 9 pages - Modern history

In this lecture, we'll be looking at some of the key dates in the history of the UK and looking at recent events that have illustrated the fragility of British nationhood and identity and the very real possibility of the UK as we know it today no longer existing in its present state.

11 Jul 2022

History of the British economy

Course material - 2 pages - Modern history

After WW2, to give Britain the chance to rebuild itself economically and socially, the Labour government established the “Post-War consensus” based on the principles of the Beveridge Report from 1945 up to 1979, the two main political parties Labour and Conservative agreed to...

31 May 2023

Social Media Platforms and British Politics

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Social media platforms have become a ubiquitous part of modern life, revolutionizing the way individuals and communities interact with one another. They have played an increasingly significant role in shaping the political landscape, enabling political candidates to reach out to voters more...

23 Sep 2020

Critical analysis of ExxonMobil and British Petroleum

Case study - 12 pages - Business strategy

ExxonMobil is an American multinational, with its corporate headquarters in the city of Irving in the state of Texas. It is considered a leader in the industry of energy and petrochemicals in all its fundamental characteristics, they operate facilities: managing all processes from manufacturing...

20 Sep 2022

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.

06 Apr 2023

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë (1847) ; The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood (1985) ; Kissing the War Goodbye - Victor Jorgensen (1945) - How have British and American artists dealt with feminism in relationships through time?

Text commentary - 3 pages - Art history

We will study this through three documents. The first document is the novel "Jane Eyre", written by Charlotte Brontë and published in 1847 in London. It is a coming-of-age novel: indeed, we follow the story of Jane, a young orphan girl who lives with her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and her cousins, John,...

07 Nov 2014

British Policy of Appeasement: Great Britain and the Second World War

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The policy of appeasement pursued by Great Britain in the years leading up to the outbreak of World War Two is among the most controversial events studied by historians. Assessments of the policy of appeasement offered by historians include those who criticize the actions of the British...

21 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?

19 Oct 2023

To what extent did Brexit reignite tensions in Northern Ireland, and how is it bringing a new problem about the place of Northern Ireland within the Union and the Irish-British relations?

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

Just after the draft EU-UK agreement, former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage was asked if he had ever considered Northern Ireland during the referendum campaign in 2016. He admitted he never gave it a moment's thought, and I quote: "No, no, no... what's the problem? There is no...

30 Jul 2022

Towards a Kind of European Constitution? From the Saint-Malo Franco-British Meeting to the Lisbon Treaty (1998-2007)

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

In 1998, Prime Minister Blair had to realize that the fact that GB did not participate in the Euro would actually marginalize her inside the European Union. He decided to recover the initiative, and to take up the subject of European defense, where GB could contribute in an important way, because...

31 Jul 2014

Why the government should increase taxes on fast foods?

Case study - 3 pages - Finance

Over the years, medical experts have been battling the fast food health related problems. Some of these health problems include obesity and weight-related health issues such as diabetes. However, this has not been a success for the Australian government. Relying on the food industry to...

04 Sep 2014

Euphemism in Government- George Orwell

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

In the new global world, euphemism has been one of the most crucial current discussions in legal and moral philosophy. It has become increasingly difficult to ignore this. Therefore, the topic has raised heating arguments in many conferences worldwide. Webster dictionary defines euphemism as a...

17 Apr 2015

British Petroleum Company - free market, Sustainable Management Futures

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

The free market theory postulates that there should be numerous participants within the same market engaged in the buying and selling of numerous and varied products. All such producers have the opportunity to take part in production activities and, therefore, share the profits present in...

07 May 2009

Why did the British leave India in 1947?

Thesis - 4 pages - Modern history

The independence of India in August 1947 was the result of a long process which started after the First World War. Indeed in 1919 Parliament had passed the Government of India Act which was designed to organize provincial governments in India. Then, before 1939 and the outbreak of...

29 Sep 2010

Cook's resignation from the English government due to his rejection of the policy lead by downing street on the subject of the war on Iraq

Essay - 1 pages - Political science

On March 18th 2003, Robin Cook resigned from government because he did want to go to war in Iraq without a strong international coalition and a UN resolution backing it. To him, the British government went to war not because of British reasons but for the reasons that...

07 May 2009

McIntyre, W. David. British Decolonization: "When, why and how did the British Empire fall?"

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

In this book David McIntyre, Professor of History at the University of Canterbury, gives a detailed account of a most important episode of British and global history, that is the fall of the British Empire. The decolonization process that took place mainly after the Second World War...

23 Jan 2007

To what extent is Richard Branson, the English Tycoon, a very influential person in the British political life?

Essay - 11 pages - Economy general

Richard Branson is Britain's best-known entrepreneur. This self-made man started his first company at the age of 17 and succeeded in building an empire. Worth £3 billion and believed to be the ninth-richest man in the UK, the 56-year-old founder of the Virgin empire inspired a generation of...

17 May 2009

The British passion for sports: Its particularities and its limits

Thesis - 8 pages - Sports

The former British athlete Sebastian Coe declared on the 12th November that “he wanted to tap into United Kingdom's passion for sports” by presenting the London Olympic bid. It is indeed undeniable that sports have a significant place in British society. There are at...

13 Jan 2009

Has Blair government's constructive European engagement been undermined by the Iraq war?

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

Britain's relationship with the European Union (EU) has been one of the most divisive issues of British politics over the last 50 years. Yet, the election of the Blair government in May 1997 intended to change this situation and marked a significant shift in the UK's European...

15 Jan 2009

The clout of the British aristocracy

Essay - 11 pages - Journalism

The British aristocracy is known worldwide, not only because of its prestigious past, but also for all its special ways of life. Many stereotypes can briefly define them: they have a great economic power, they are important actors in the British political life, and they have very...

29 Sep 2010

British Airways - case study

Case study - 29 pages - Business strategy

In today's world, characterized by millions of people who have the necessity and the desire to move as quickly as possible from one side of the globe to the other, the sector of the air transports obviously plays a major role of primary importance, being one of the world ?s biggest industries...

09 Jan 2009

What were the major impacts of World War One on British society?

Thesis - 6 pages - Modern history

One could argue that World War One did not have a huge impact on British society compared to the Second World War. However, the conflict was soon called the ‘Great War' in Britain, and it was the first time that the whole society was involved in the war effort. A new type of war had...