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29 Mar 2023

Water and Power: A Californian Heist - Marina Zenovich (2017) - The Access to Clean Water in California

Artwork commentary - 3 pages - World geography

California, a state known for its sunny weather and lush agriculture, is facing a water crisis that threatens its very survival. "Water and Power: A Californian Heist" is a documentary that exposes the shocking truth behind this crisis, revealing how corporate greed and political...

28 Jan 2023

Between 1856 and 1914, how did the authority of the central power try to build and impose itself on the multiethnic Russian imperial domain despite the rise of national affirmations?

Essay - 9 pages - Political science

On the eve of World War I in 1914, Russia is one of the most backward powers and the entire political system collapses in 1917 with the Russian Revolution. However, these two elements are opposed to the will of the tsar Alexander II in 1856, who, after the defeat of the Crimean War,...

04 Jul 2022

How can hydropower meet tomorrow's electricity needs?

Presentation - 28 pages - Ecology & environment

The gravity dam, in concrete or stone, is the simplest and heaviest dam. It is vertical in relation to the reservoir and inclined in relation to the valley. It relies only on the ground. Thus, it opposes all its mass to the pressure of water.

16 May 2022

Seats and forms of power

Presentation - 2 pages - Everyday's life

I am going to talk about the notion of "Seats and Forms of Power". But before we start, we shall say that power is the capacity to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events, some places like the White House can be associated with power. It can be...

26 Jul 2022

Poor Man's Guardian, no. 72, 27 (October 1832) - what are the political stakes linked to the Reform Act and how can we understand the place of the media in the organization of power in the United Kingdom during this period?

Text commentary - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

The Representation of the People Act 1832 brought about important changes in the exchange between British institutions during the 19th century and allowed for the disappearance of small districts or access to the right to vote for a certain number of individuals such as small landowners. The Act...

04 Aug 2022

Fintech: Between Synergy and Power Struggle in the Banking and Financial Sector

Dissertation - 38 pages - Business strategy

This thesis examines the future of fintech integration within a complex financial ecosystem. It explores the impact that these have and will have in the future on the market. Through a literature review divided into three research questions combined with a qualitative approach, we will try to...

30 Jul 2022

Towards a European Confederation? From de Gaulle's Return to Power to the Milan European Summit (1958-1985)

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

After the failure of the federal concept and the more prudent approach of the Rome Treaties, for about 30 years, the European Economic Community (EEC) seemed to develop more along the concept of a European Confederation, not a Federation, as envisioned by the Founding Fathers, Robert Schuman or...

10 May 2021

Locations and forms of power - Who will win the fight against violence in the United States?

Essay - 1 pages - Social sciences

The notion of locations and forms of power covers a wide range of different topics. Thus, we will mainly focus on forms of power, in other words, all the elements that can give more importance, more weight to one man rather than another. In the United States, we notice that the...

29 Nov 2021

To what extent has women's empowerment evolved throughout the years?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The word empowerment refers to the process of giving authority or power to someone. Empowerment allows repressed people or minorities to become stronger and independent and permits the claim of their rights. For one to be empowered, they must come from a position of disempowerment. What...

18 Feb 2021

Oedipus The King - Sophocles (425 B.C.) - The Dramatic Power of Fate

Text commentary - 3 pages - Literature

Over the centuries, people have believed in the influence of divine or diabolical power in their lives. One of the most often discussed themes of ancient Greek tragedy is fatalism, the idea and belief that human actions are guided by the hand of fate, destiny, the gods or some other...

03 Mar 2021

Places and forms of power - What is the role of money in our society in our lives ?

Essay - 1 pages - Humanities/philosophy

I am going to talk about the notion of places and forms of power. First, I would like to give a definition of power. Power is the ability to control others and to make things happen despite obstacles, resistance, or opposition. This, of course, leads to conflict between those...

08 Apr 2021

Places and forms of power - Can young people have a real impact on the world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I am going to ponder over the notion of places and forms of power. So before all, let me introduce it. The power refers to the ability to act, to exercise an influence on something. It can be divided in several categories: there is the legislative, the executive, the judiciary...

04 Mar 2021

Can computer power become a threat to our society and how can people stand up against it?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of 'places and forms of power'. First, I'd like to define the notion. The power is the ability or official capacity to exercise control, authority. It also refers to the influence or the strength that a person or a group of people...

16 Jul 2021

Places and forms of power - How do people exercise their power?

Essay - 3 pages - Humanities/philosophy

I'm going to talk about the notion of 'Places and Forms of Power'. There are many places and forms of power. When people think about power, they usually associate it with kings and queens. Nevertheless, power can also be associated with the superiority of...

18 Nov 2020

Places and forms of power - What power and determination do young people have to promote change in our societies and in the world of today?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of locations and forms of power. In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behaviour of people. In order to live together, members of a community accept rules and laws. It helps to create social cohesion, but it can also lead...

31 Aug 2020

Places and forms of power - Education and money

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

Today I'm going to deal with the notion places and forms of power. It can be defined as the ability to exercise authority and influence over others. It can exist at different levels, for example in economy, politics, and media. We may wonder to what extent higher education can be...

29 Sep 2016

The Jewish question and the Nazi's rise to power

Course material - 3 pages - Modern history

Between the end of the 19th century and World War I, continental Europe was experiencing a series of changes that would culminate in the discussion of what roles Jews should play in European political, economic and intellectual society. The main reasons for the prejudice that Jews faced in this...

28 Sep 2016

Michael Foucault: power is productive

Essay - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Since the beginning of time, power has been an issue in many different ways; how to gain it, how to keep it, how to destroy it. According to Michel Foucault, "power is productive". Power is what molds society into what is, and what it should be. Foucault believed that through...

11 Feb 2016

Separation of power in Australian law

Essay - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Principally, it refers to constitution principle and ideology that offers check and balances to any power vested in any institution or person. Governmental authorities are divided into different branches for example, there is legislative arm that comprises of senate and parliament,...

17 Apr 2015

Effect of western powers on the Middle Eastern states Studies

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The prevailing issues concerning health, education and labor within the Middle East are as a direct result of historical influence-and by extension design-of Western nations dating as far back as the Napoleonic wars. The origins osf these states were primarily after World War 1 through two main...

27 Feb 2015

The logic methods and the power structure of speeches

Case study - 5 pages - Biology

Several called social discourse, that is, speeches whose recipient is a public. The scientific discourse, legal discourse, political discourse, media discourse, the advertising discourse, religious discourse, the artistic discourse, pedagogic discourse, among others, are all examples of speeches...

28 Jul 2015

The Power in The tragedy of Macbeth, Vol. 2 - Shakespeare

Book review - 1 pages - Literature

Gender roles have been a common theme in several renderings of literature. Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, provides an example. Shakespeare's take on gender is a unique one, revealed through the women in Macbeth. Women share a strong relationship with power in society according to the female...

17 Apr 2015

Power - The Earthsea trilogy

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Power is considered one of the most desirable human traits. People all over the world strive for power, they fight for it and they work for it. However, literature suggests that the quests for power are not as attractive as human senses make it to be. One of the reasons why...

28 Jul 2014

Significance of Balance of Power- International Relations

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Balance of power is the most influential theoretical idea in international relations. Balance of power theory in the world wars came from the multipolar world. According to Waltz's (2000: 55-6), friends and enemies tend to react to threats or predominance among themselves by working...

24 Nov 2014

Theory of Political Power, From The Prince-Niccolo Machiavelli's Book

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Niccolo Machiavelli, born in Italy on May 3, 1469 was a known political philosopher and diplomat during the Renaissance, and famous for his political treaties, The Prince (1513), which has become the cornerstone of the modern political philosophy. Niccolo provided an opinion on how a ruler should...

01 Feb 2014

Is the European Commission more or less powerful than it should be?

Essay - 4 pages - European law

The resignation en bloc of the Jacques Santer Commission, a few months ago, after charges of nepotism and mismanagement against some of its members, including Edith Cresson and Manuel MarĂ­n, has cast discredit on an institution that has already been much criticized in the past, portrayed as a...

01 Feb 2014

Why has the UN Charter remained a central plank of international order, even though it was formulated in wartime by only a few of the victorious powers? - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 6 pages - International relations

If we had had this Charter a few years ago-and above all, the will to use it- millions, now dead, would be alive. If we should falter in the future in our will to use it, millions, now living, will surely die.' (Truman) This statement delivered by Truman reveals the ambitions of the Charter...

07 Mar 2013

OPEC's effective resistance to strong western powers

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was one of the first organizations of the developing world to effectively resist Western superpowers. Before OPEC, Western countries colonized developing nations and exploited their natural resources with little resistance from these countries....

03 Jun 2013

Hitler's rise to power

Case study - 6 pages - Ancient history

Post-World War I Germany was a country ridden with resentment, distress and desperation. There was confusion throughout the country because many thought that they had won the war, therefore the harsh terms of the Treaty of Versailles came as a shock to most German citizens. War guilt was a source...

21 Jun 2013

Integrated solution for more efficient wind power production

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

This paper is an Essay Proposal that intended to outline different approaches applied by specialized experts in the field of renewable energy sources, of which wind energy is one area of the theme. In order to argue for the factors that influence efficiency of producing power out of wind...