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27 Nov 2023

Speech of Barack Obama on March 18th, 2008 - The Inequalities in the 21st Century in the United States

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

This speech, pronounced at the Constitution Center, a highly symbolic place for the history of the USA by the Senator and candidate to the primary election of the Democratic party, and transcribed later in the New York Times of that day, has a particular meaning if we consider that it mainly...

23 Feb 2022

How should Brazil tackle poverty and inequalities?

Essay - 6 pages - Economic politics

In an article written in French and titled "La lutte contre les inégalités au Brésil : une analyse critique de l'action du gouvernement de Lula" (2011), researcher Mylène Gaulard attempts to highlight the chronic inability of Brazilian public authorities to resolve the two most important...

08 Dec 2021

Globalization and Inequalities: Towards a World Without Poverty: Theories, Institutions, SDG's Policies, Future Perspectives for a Better Society

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

When we talk about globalization, we mainly think about how it has been a driver and shaper of our current society. Despite having increased and revolutionized the economic exchanges, it has largely impacted our cultural and political processes by perturbing them. Globalization appeared and...

23 Sep 2016

How education reproduces inequalities and social difference

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Inequalities in the society have historically been based on stratification and the creation of classes within the society. The struggle for achievement and the existence of the society based on the individual achievements has led to the differences between different classes in the society....

12 Aug 2010

Effects of new labor's bill on tuition fee and income inequalities

Tutorials/exercises - 30 pages - Social, moral & civic education

New Labor's bill on tuition fees will ensure that students will face the prospect of leaving university with a debt of approximately £15000. Universities will be given leave to increase their tuition fees to around £3000 a year. The reforms which have been announced have been met with mixed...

20 Apr 2008

Disgrace : Gender inequalities

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Historically in most societies that exist or have existed in the world equality between the genders is a mere ideal. Even in the present world societies still have a strong element of patriarchy within them. In J.M Coetzee's novel “Disgrace” Coetzee depicts a South African society in...

16 Apr 2008

Inequalities in Modern Society

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Why are modern societies characterized by social, political and economical inequalities? In other words, why do modern societies arrange people in hierarchies of inequality based on wealth, status, power, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age and physical and mental abilities?...

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...

07 Jun 2023

Gender inequality and work/life balance

Summary - 1 pages - Labor law

Individuals spend most of their time in the workplace; therefore an appropriate legal framework should be put in place to protect their rights but also quality of life, regardless of their sex. In this report, women's rights in the workplace will be tackled first, then the balance between...

24 Nov 2014

Income Inequality evidence and Policy Representation- American Politics

Case study - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

There is incontrovertible evidence that the American income inequality has increased, while the social mobility has reduced. It is widely known that states with higher income inequality have lower social mobility, in cases of income-based definition of mobility. This implies that increasing...

16 Feb 2015

Social inequality, democracy, capitalism

Case study - 6 pages - Social, moral & civic education

In Latin America, social inequality can lead to the strengthening of anti-democratic convictions and further develop the "apartheid" prevailing social. The intervention of the political in the definition and implementation of economic and social policies is becoming more necessary, and the State...

29 May 2012

Examination of social inequality from a sociological perspective

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The aim of this essay is to discuss the social inequality and other aspects of society from a sociological perspective. Inequalities in society have been the subject of numerous sociological studies. Various commentators from different ideological approaches have analyzed social...

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...

13 Jul 2009

Labor market inequality in Canada

Thesis - 4 pages - Economy general

When Canada was conceived it was in the early stages of the industrial era, it was an economy that was still a manufacturing based society, it was based on an abundant work force and viable transportation infrastructure. As the nation grew though, it developed into a post-industrial society that...

11 Jul 2013

Benefits of capitalism and inequality of social classes based on Carnegie's argument in "The Gospel of Wealth"

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

In 1848 Karl Marx wrote his Communist Manifesto in which he defined his creation of two social classes known as the bourgeoisie and the proletariats. These consisted of the wealthy and owners of factories, the bourgeoisie, and the rest of the public, who had no money, known as the proletariats....

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...

29 Sep 2010

Inequality vs poverty

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

For this discussion paper, I would like to focus mostly on Feldstein's argument of tackling poverty instead of inequality and why this is a dangerous perspective. To begin with, Feldstein's argument concerning the Pareto principle refers to the economic concept of Pareto superiority,...

03 May 2007

The "Terms" of Racial Inequality in the United States

Thesis - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

“To engage in a serious discussion of race in America, we must begin not with the problems of black people but with the flaws of American society—flaws rooted in historical inequalities and longstanding cultural stereotypes.” (West, p. 6) In the America many people pretend...

04 Aug 2022

Racism Among People of Color in Australia

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Australian racism traces contemporary and historical society attitudes, non-compliance to political matters, and government negligence of citizens' rights. Contemporary Australia results from indigenous people and numerous immigration waves from Ireland and the United Kingdom. Racism forms...

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...

16 Aug 2023

The challenges in Africa and the strategies to put in place

Presentation - 11 pages - Ecology & environment

The African continent offers a great diversity: country, climate, culture... wise. As a result, it is a challenge to identify issues and strategies to answer them for all the African countries. However, we can try to find important themes that can be found in most of these countries. It is also...

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...

28 Dec 2021

Sustainable Development Goals and Green Growth

Presentation - 37 pages - Ecology & environment

This PowerPoint is about sustainable development goals. It shows an understanding on what sustainable development means and how to take into account our current situation and move towards a green growth. We will see how limited it will be due to inequalities around the world. We will...

06 Oct 2023

Measurement of Development

Course material - 11 pages - Economy general

There are at least four good reasons to measure development: - For policy making organizations (international organizations, governments, NGOs), we need to verify how the actions are making any progress. The point is to know is something if effective to change things. That requires tracking...

16 Dec 2013

Social movements and human agency, cultural representations, comparative racial inequality and intersectionality

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

In the article by Naber (2008) ‘Look Mohammed the terrorist is coming' she describes the way the Arabs, Muslims and Middle Eastern citizens in Diaspora are looked at in America where everyone is chastised and seen as a suspect terrorist. For example, after September 11th attack, President...

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....

13 Jul 2023

The Depiction of Women's Struggles Against Patriarchal Power Structures in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments - Proposal

Dissertation - 6 pages - Literature

The document is an outline of a thesis about Margaret Atwood's depiction of women's struggles in her works. The project explores the depiction of women's struggles against patriarchal power structures in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and its sequel, The Testaments....

24 Jun 2022

Country risk: macro-financial economic model and crises

Worksheets - 8 pages - Economy general

Finance is widely viewed as a driver of growth, through various channels, but growth is also a driver of finance. Ross Levine, author of many studies of the subject, strongly supports that financial development is key in the overall development of a country.

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...

29 Jul 2010

Walter Rodney and the dependency theory of inequality

Thesis - 2 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Africa is a continent rich in natural resources. Copper, gold, diamonds, platinum, rubber, and aluminum are just some examples of what the land has to offer. In the nineteenth century, powerful and industrial Europe desired these raw materials in large quantities. The means of acquiring these...