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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...

21 Apr 2023

Political Parties and Elections - Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

Summary - 2 pages - Political science

This text is based on "After the Arab Spring: Do Muslims vote Islamic now?" by Charles Kurzman and Didem Türkoglu, "Elections in the Arab world: Why do citizens turn out?" by Carolina de Miguel, Amaney A. Jamel and Mark Tessler, "The Middle East" by Ellen Lust and "Bricks and Mortar Clientelism:...

23 Nov 2022

Geopolitics of the Iranian Country

Course material - 16 pages - Political science

Islam became more militant after the fall of the caliphate. From the beginning of the 1920s, the Syrian Rashid Rida (1865-1935) was the first to refer to the notion of the Islamic State (al-dawla islamiyya), but without proposing a systematic political program. The return to Islamic Law...

18 Feb 2022

Brexit and the implications of the border in the politics of Northern Ireland and the Republic: pushing a unification too quickly or too hard a separation?

Dissertation - 10 pages - International relations

In Northern Ireland, separation has been part of the history of the nation since its conquest of the Normans in 1169, as it paved the way for the later British involvement in Ireland. Today, the thorny issue that threatens the country is Brexit and its implications on the dividing border and...

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...

23 Aug 2022

Politics and crisis management

Essay - 6 pages - Social sciences

Crisis management has certainly become a critical feature of contemporary management and governance. During periods of crisis, members of organizations and communities expect leaders to work out strategies that minimize the impacts of crises at hand, while bureaucratic competitors and critics try...

21 Jul 2022

Welfare Politics - The criticism that Marxism presents against Beveridge's welfare

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

The objective of this paper is two-fold. First, it aims to discuss the main features of Beveridge's vision of welfare. The other aim is to discuss the Marxism approach to welfare and in doing so analyze the critiques that Marxism presents against Beveridge's welfare.

06 Sep 2021

Olympic Games and politics

Presentation - 14 pages - Sports

Are the Olympic games a politic weapon? The Olympic games have walked across the time, so we will see the most important incidents during the Olympic games.

29 Mar 2016

Refugee studies, humanitarian issues in International Politics

Essay - 6 pages - International relations

The concept of humanitarian protection encompasses the various activities that are aimed at achieving full respect for the rights of individuals in accordance with the letter and the spirit of the relevant law bodies. Moreover, the relevant bodies of humanitarian, human rights and refugee law...

28 Jan 2015

Global Politics and Institutions

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Globalization refers to the process of increasing connectivity between geographically distant places as well as the interdependence of both trade and the financial markets. The drive behind calls for globalization is that it encourages healthy competition as between producers and drives progress...

01 Feb 2015

Bertolt Brecht: Art, science, politics, purpose

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

The first feature validates to watch for Brecht and politics, and also it is the fact that our author does not come from a proletarian environment. Brecht's father worked in the purchasing sector and sale of a paper mill and arrived at some point, to be director of the company; was...

08 Oct 2015

The Guns of August and International Politics - Barbara Tuchman

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

The book Gun of August has been written by Barbara Tuchman and is about First World War classic histories. In this book, Barbara reconstructs the World War I's first one month, which is the first thirty days within the 1914 summer, which determined the conflict's cause, the century, as well as...

24 Nov 2014

Income Inequality evidence and Policy Representation- American Politics

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

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 Apr 2014

Gender, sexuality and politics: masculinity - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The art critic and author John Berger, known in particular for his introductory essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing , discusses a “promise of power”, which lies at the centre of a network of conventional masculine characteristics: authority, competitiveness, aggression,...

21 Nov 2014

The Iron Curtain, 1948- Film Propaganda and American Politics

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

The 1940s marked the purge of Anti-communists films within the American Film industry. The cold war affected the America in nearly all its facets whether cultural or political. Subsequent to President Winston Churchill announcing the fall of the iron curtain that divided the Soviet Union from its...

08 Jul 2013

1984 contemporary politics

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Literature has a mysterious way of predicting certain events. The fact that history tends to repeat itself amplifies this phenomena. The novel, 1984, George Orwell seems to make certain predictions that are evident in our current political system. Censorship and government surveillance are two...

29 Jul 2013

Social politics of the plight of the woman

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Social politics is the process through which groups in various social structures make collective decisions. Social politics is influenced by various facets of the society such as religion, business, gender, academics and even sports. Social politics therefore encapsulate the...

19 Oct 2012

Basic concepts in global environmental politics

Case study - 4 pages - Political science

Bringing a variety of perspectives to the table, there are three very influential actors involved in global environmental governance: Nation States, Non-Governmental Organizations, and Corporations. Scientists have been excluded from the category of “actor” because any of these three...

20 Apr 2012

The persistence of the National Front in French politics: It's impact beyond the 2002 presidential elections

Case study - 12 pages - International relations

Spring 2002, after living through the empowerment of the far right party FPPO led by Jorg Haider in Austria, the European community sees the first important action of the extremist right wing in a big European country, France. It is on the 21st of April that Jean-Marie Le Pen, leader of the...

30 Jun 2011

A City in the Republic: Machine politics in New York City

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

A City in Republic offers a new study on the emergence of machine politics in New York City during the antebellum years. It adds a new perspective on the origins of a political system, which were common in the larger cities throughout the United States from the mid-nineteenth until the...

30 Jun 2011

Politics of Baltimore City: City council observations and related thoughts

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Although a Monday afternoon scheduling more or less precluded the possibility of my attending a meeting of the City Council over the previous weeks, I have been able to watch a recorded meeting on television - a medium that in and of itself presents a set of questions different from those that...

29 Sep 2010

The Clash between Politics and Music: Joe Strummer's Songs in Thatcher England

Essay - 10 pages - Arts and art history

Today it only sounds like stating the obvious to say that the importance of popular music as a means of building one's identity has indubitably been shaping the so-called counter-culture of the second half of the twentieth century. Indeed, in this consumerist society, classical music has...

04 Mar 2010

The politics of race and female empowerment in wide Sargasso Sea

Thesis - 2 pages - Literature

Miscegenation, an act that was illegal in America until the 1967 ruling of Loving vs. Virginia, is not uncommon in literature and not limited to the human species. We know of Moses marriage to an Ethiopian woman (King James Bible, Numbers12:1); in the Arabian Nights we know of King Shahryar's...

29 Sep 2010

The 'levels of analysis' device is often employed in order to better understand and explain outcomes in international politics. Evaluate the different levels of analysis used by Classical and Neo-Realist

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

'Man is by nature a political animal'. For every realist, Aristotle could be a respectable ancestry more than Machiavelli, who was closer to the classical realist theory. The Realist family is not the oldest, but maybe the simplest one, and the first one to formulate a real answer, and a...

29 Sep 2010

The Riddle of the Zoot: Malcolm Little and Black Cultural Politics during World War II, Robin Davis Gibran Kelley

Book review - 3 pages - Modern history

Robin Davis Gibran Kelley (born in 1962) is a professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. In his essay 'The Riddle of the Zoot-Malcolm Little and Black Cultural Politics during World War II', he analyzed how Malcolm's youth as a hustler...

29 Sep 2010

Short essay: Security Council Reform In The United Nations and Changing World Politics (Westview Press, 2007), the author argues that "a significant shake-up in the way the UN does business is essential" if the UN is to keep pace with changing world

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

The UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, called in September 2003 for the reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC), in order to make it more effective and more representative, given the changed geopolitical realities. Diverse problems affect both the efficiency and the representative character of...

25 May 2010

Partisan politics and principles

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

Without a doubt modern politics in the United States has become more polarized than ever. In Ron Brownstein's recently published The Second Civil War, he argues that through the previous centuries actions we have allowed our political system to become the most partisan it has ever been....

24 Jun 2010

Rubin, Gayle. 1993. "Thinking sex: Notes for a radical theory of the politics of sexuality." Lesbian and gay studies reader. New York: Routledge

Essay - 1 pages - Journalism

Gayle Rubin, in her 1984 essay entitled “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality” argues that sex is a political tool causing repression in Western Society. Her first claim refers to the Victorian ideal of morality as she explains that the hold of...

29 Sep 2010

Climate change and politics: a real shift or status quo?

Essay - 6 pages - Ecology & environment

We will try to analyze the responses from the political field against climate change and the overall sustainable development. Climate change means significant change in the average weather, which causes a lot of perturbations on the natural system. The French president, Jacques Chirac, in a...

19 Jul 2010

The life and death of politics in The Kite Runner

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

The politics and government are the backdrop and the context within which to understand the narrative. The government and the family are also posed as mirrors of one another; if the government is in disarray, the family is in disarray. The instability of political power/structure is...