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15 Jan 2021

Impact of Monetary Policy on South African inequality

Case study - 5 pages - Economic politics

In 1994 the first democratic elections in South Africa brought about the promise of equal opportunity and overall improvement of living standards. However, 26 years later the high levels of South African inequality still remain. This level of inequality has been institutionalised in the economy...

27 Jul 2014

Wealth inequality by Krugman

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

According to Krugman, wealth inequality is a social and political problem rather than an economic problem. Most of the corporations replace the top management personnel with people who are financial well-up even when they do not possess the required qualification. The qualification for promotion...

15 Sep 2014

Islamic Women: Between Equality and Discrimination

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

The beginning of the Earth and mankind is certainly a story for people to know for it counters all the philosophies and religions of today and it is the foundation of all Christian, Judaic and Islamic teachings. According to most stories, Adam's problems start with the creation of Eve. Although...

21 Aug 2014

Philosophical Ethics: Equality Between Human Beings (women and men) and Animal

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Domestic animals such as horses, cats and dogs are common in most households of people who fight for human rights. Surprisingly, such people treat the animals badly and deny them the basic principle of equality that the same recognize should be extended to all members of their own species....

23 Nov 2012

Gender inequality in the workplace: One of America's many workplace challenges

Case study - 4 pages - Psychology

What does the number 60,743 mean to you? Most people wouldn't be able to place this number off the top of their head. According to the author of The Face of Discrimination, by Vincent J. Roscigno, that is the number of cases of sex and racial discrimination cases of employment. (15). These are...

05 Apr 2010

Comparison of power of three tests of equality of means of Pareto populations

Thesis - 7 pages - Mathematics

To test the equality of means of non-normal data, both parametric test and non-parametric test may be applied. In this paper, the analysis of variance (ANOVA) test, the likelihood ratio test and the Kruskal-Wallis test are investigated in order to test the means of several Pareto...

05 Aug 2010

Equality of the soul

Thesis - 3 pages - Philosophy

Religion is often seen as a way of civilizing the foreign, or different, and making them on near equal terms. Examples are visible throughout history, such as with the Romans conquering foreign lands and making the conquered worship their gods to allow the captured to feel a part of the Roman...

29 Sep 2010

Inequality in America

Worksheets - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

An apparent and striking observation that has been noted in virtually all of our readings by far is the shocking extent to which America's low-income citizens are denied of an equal status, let alone any, a political representation. Dahl reminds us frequently that the moral foundation behind...

29 Sep 2010

Phillips and Young - the common critique of liberalism and the divergence of views on democracy, the equality and rights

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

Our modern society has been solidly founded upon liberal principles; the Enlightenment constitutes one of the most influential political ideas in the nation-building process. Nevertheless, some criticism has emerged as our society seems to fail to provide all its citizens political...

29 Sep 2010

Contemporary theories of Justice- Essay : is the principle of Fair Equality of Opportunity (FEO) defensible?

Essay - 4 pages - Philosophy

The principle of Fair Equality of Opportunity (FEO) is a part of Rawls' theory of justice, detailed in his Theory of Justice (1971) . This principle emerges from Rawl's distinction of the classical liberal of ?careers open to talents' -or "formal equality of...

15 Jan 2009

Gender equality and employment in the European Union

Essay - 29 pages - European union

Gender equality is among the fundamental principles and the common values of the European Union. In the 2nd Article of the Treaty of the European Community, it is even mentioned as a “task” to perform for the Community, and again in Article 3(2) TEC. But two questions already...

16 Jan 2009

The two equality directives of 2000: False-twins

Essay - 22 pages - European union

2007, the “European Year of Equal Opportunities for All” in the European Union ended a few months ago, stressing on the question of the current anti-discrimination law in the Union. This initiative of the Commission took place in a general movement of the European Union toward a better...

16 May 2009

New ways of promoting gender equality

Thesis - 14 pages - Sociology & social sciences

This paper provides an overview of gender inequality comparing Europe and North America through media perspectives and company front runners within each region. It will provide an analysis of the methods used by companies and how actions are successfully carried out. As well it will discuss the...

21 Mar 2009

Consequentialism and social inequality

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Everybody in society strives to some degree to be good people. However, being a good person does not always come easily. What is a good person anyway? When one begins to think about what needs to be done to be considered a good person, questions begin to arise. The realm of moral philosophy...

28 Jul 2009

Defense of equality

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

From the very beginning of the formation of American democracy, it was designed to give equal power and equal rights to all American peoples: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that...

03 Sep 2009

Gender equality: Women and the law

Thesis - 5 pages - Civil law

The United States, among many other Western countries, has been a beacon for women's rights. Many women in the world cannot teach, work, show their ankles, vote, hold public office and sometimes are not allowed to think much less. Here in the United States, women have the opportunity to do all...

30 Mar 2009

Formalizing plea bargaining in justice and equality in the English legal system

Thesis - 6 pages - Other law subjects

Before discussing plea bargaining it is perhaps paramount to define what is meant by the expression. Plea bargaining refers to ‘the exchange of a guilty plea for a reduced charge or some hope of a reduced sentence.' In other words it is an agreement between the prosecution and the defense...

30 Apr 2009

Women in higher education: Exploring historically and in the present, the links between educational achievement, feminism and struggles for workplace equality

Thesis - 8 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The continued discrimination against women in higher education, and in the career path after graduation, is the topic of this essay. It is based upon a review of literature covering the subject of women's acceptance into higher education programs, the kinds of programs they excel in, and the...

03 Sep 2009

Law and racial inequality

Thesis - 4 pages - Civil law

Since the early 20th century, minorities have been striving for equality in the United States. Much progress has since been made in the form of anti-discrimination laws and desegregation, but while many advances have been made in the civil rights movement, inequality has not been escaped....

30 May 2008

The connections between the education system and social inequality in contemporary Ireland.

Essay - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The issue we are presented with here is a complex one at the best of times. It brings us back to the dilemma of “which came first - the chicken or the egg?” because while it is widely accepted that the Irish education system may lead to social inequality, I maintain that this view is a...

14 Dec 2006

Class and inequality in Australia

Essay - 6 pages - Sociology & social sciences

If Horne described Australian society by its “climate so professedly egalitarian” and its “Fair go, mate”, McGregor points out that “it is impossible to live in Australia without coming to realize that the different social classes […] experience crucial differences...

24 Feb 2005

Democratic equality. Are Rawls's principles of economic justice too egalitarian or not egalitarian enough?

Thesis - 5 pages - Philosophy

The question is, therefore, whether Rawls's egalitarianism is not enough egalitarian or too egalitarian. After having exposed the main points of Rawls's view of economic justice, the analysis of its major criticisms, both from the left and the right sides, is necessary to bring out the...

29 Sep 2016

The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and its impact on the American economy

Course material - 3 pages - Economy general

The nineteen sixties were a time of change in the world and especially in America, where Vietnam protests and demands for civil rights had taken off. In this time of change the sixties saw women in greater numbers demanding the same rights as men and one of those rights was the ability to join...

12 Aug 2014

The Right to Equal Pay

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The Right to Equal Pay is a civil liberty set out to protect every employee from unequal pay based on gender bias in comparison to fellow employees. According to the Women's Bureau, the right provides that all individuals ought to enjoy equal employment opportunities and better yet a paycheck...

20 Mar 2009

Federalism and equalization payments in Canada

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Within the realm of Canadian federalism, one of the core principles is the idea of equality between the provinces, particularly when it comes to social programs and services. As a Canadian, there are certain things we all hold dear, many of which are social programs like universal health...

01 May 2008

A Race to the Finish : A struggle for equal rights

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

The United States, despite its libertarian ideals and emphasis on equality, has more than once turned its back on its own citizens. Slavery, the most bruising, shameful mark in the history of this democracy, divided the American culture even after the Civil War ended and the slaves were...

03 Jul 2009

Conk- The fake equalizer

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

African Americans from the 1920's through the 1960's wore a style of hair known as a conk. The conk was is most notable for making the normally kinky hair of the wearer become as straight and smooth as white people's hair. By being black and by logically having black features unique to African...

16 Apr 2002

Critical evaluation of the ways in which the Equal Pay Act 1970 seeks to achieve equal pay between men and women

Thesis - 9 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Because of the large number of women taking jobs in the war industries during World War II, the governments urged employers in 1942 to voluntarily make “adjustments which equalize wage or salary rates paid to females with the rates paid to males for comparable quality and quantity of work on...

29 Sep 2010

To fight against any sort of discrimination, could and should all workers be treated equally?

Essay - 2 pages - Labor law

Gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation, religion, family life and private matters do play an important part at work although they should not. Recruitment processes, salaries, the daily routine at the work office, are all places where workers should be considered equals but are in fact...

31 Oct 2023

Accounting audit and its Impact on the Financial Balance of the Company - Approaches to assessing financial balance

Financial analysis - 44 pages - Audit

The current financial context, marked by the decline in revenue from hydrocarbons, the main source of funding for the State budget, is reviving the debate on the need to increase the share of ordinary taxation compared to oil taxation. To achieve this, the State has a panoply of tools, increasing...