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13 Jul 2010

Guns and liberty in the United States

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Concealed carry refers to the practice of carrying a handgun or any other weapon in public, either concealed on one's person, or in the vicinity. Forty-eight American states have passed laws allowing citizens to carry concealed arms in public. The laws differ slightly form state to...

29 Sep 2010

Analysis of the creation United States of Africa

Essay - 24 pages - International relations

The United States of Africa is a project that has been raising issues for decades. Indeed, many international actors, activists groups, countries and other companies are concerned about the unity of an African people formed as a strong and powerful continent. It is true that many...

29 Sep 2010

Why, according to Iversen, have the United States and Continental Europe adopted such different approaches to labor markets and social protection?

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Published in 2005, Torben Iversen, tries in his book ?Capitalism, Democracy and Welfare', to build a general explanation on why within a group of countries labeled western type democracies there are such differences regarding economic equality and welfare protection. With an integrated...

29 Sep 2010

The United States foreign policy orientation in the Middle East after September 11 in a neorealist perspective

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

September 11, 2001 brought changes to the rules of the international system established at the end of the Cold War. The collapse of the Soviet Union allowed the United States to reign at the top of the international area. It was able to dominate the world as the only superpower in...

29 Sep 2010

Being black in France and in the United States : a comparison

Essay - 18 pages - Social sciences

"Penser et agir par nous-mêmes et pour nous-mêmes, en Nègres..., accéder à la modernité sans piétiner notre authenticité". That is how the famous thinker of the "Négritude", Leopold Sendar Senghor, described the challenge that fell on black people in the whole world at the dawn of the 21st...

29 Jul 2010

Immigration of Chinese to the United States

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

As the Qing Dynasty started to decline in the late 19th century, many Chinese people sought a new life in a new land, a place known as “Beautiful Country.” The homeland was ravaged by political unrest, most significantly by the Taiping Rebellion which claimed almost 20 million lives...

17 Dec 2010

Environmental consequences of universalization: The maritime transport in the United States

Case study - 8 pages - Logistics

While entering a supermarket and by looking at the labels of the various products indicating the source of the manufacturers, we rarely find ‘Made in the USA' labels. A portable DVD costs less than 85 Euros and is manufactured in Singapore; the label of a T-shirt decorated with a...

29 Jul 2010

The United States Presidential election in the rest of the world

Thesis - 1 pages - Journalism

According to the latest Gallup poll, the presidential race between Barack Obama and John McCain remains close. Forty-five percent of registered voters support Obama, with McCain close behind with 42 percent. Among respondents 5 percent did not have an opinion. This poll has a margin of error of...

29 Sep 2010

A Comparative Analysis of the Welfare States of Germany, Sweden, and the United States

Essay - 12 pages - Economy general

A welfare-state is a state in which organized power is used to provide social services to a society that cannot provide these things for itself through market-based transactions. Studying the welfare-states of Germany, Sweden and the United States will provide...

29 Sep 2010

Trade Unions in the United-States

Essay - 2 pages - Labor law

The twentieth century witnessed major evolutions in the American workplace, from mass production, to automation, and all the way to the digital economy we know now. Workers' lives have evolved similarly, mostly gaining from the benefits during the century. American workers mostly have their...

29 Sep 2010

Mexico and the USA - A recent history framed by the North American Free Trade Agreement : the borderless economy in a "Neo-Monroeist" order ?

Essay - 7 pages - International relations

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) represented a turning point in the relationship between Mexico and the USA and was considered likely to resolve key bilateral issues. NAFTA was thus a sort of promising frame to achieve the benefits of interdependence in a...

18 Aug 2010

Religion in the United States

Thesis - 6 pages - Humanities/philosophy

In ‘The Will to Power', Nietzsche presents religion as an illusion which creates a psychological confusion. The religious man is viewed as a sick man who invents a personal explanation of the world around him. In the Critique of Hegel's philosophy of law Marx, opines that religion is a...

31 Dec 2010

The creation of Limited Liability Companies (LLC) in United States

Case study - 2 pages - Business strategy

'The General Partnership' is an oral or written contract between two individuals or partners who are in collaboration with for a particular case. There are no legal formalities involved. By signing this contract, the partners assume personal responsibility in case things go wrong. They...

12 Jul 2010

The presidential system of governance in United States

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

According to George Vedel former professor of public law, the presidential system of governance is a system of strict separation of powers. When viewed in this sense, the American political system appears to be the only example of a presidential system in the world. It is based on a strict...

30 Nov 2010

Why are foreign exchange rates of G3 (the United States, Japan, Europe) so unstable?

Thesis - 12 pages - Economy general

In 1973, Nixon unilaterally decided to break off all references to gold and to float the dollar to escape the constraints of the international monetary system of Bretton Woods which was becoming increasingly burdensome on the U.S. economy. This ended the system of fixed exchange rates, which had...

09 Jan 2009

United States versus democracy

Thesis - 10 pages - Political science

Throughout history individuals have discussed the term democracy, which has its origins in ancient Greece, and is derived from the words demos and kratos. The literal definition of this term is “rule by the people.” However, this definition is ambiguous and has allowed scholars to...

16 Jan 2009

Peugeot in the United States (2006)

Essay - 10 pages - Services marketing

A MNE (Multi National Enterprise) is a company that has an integrated global philosophy concerning both domestic and overseas operations. It means that these companies have to adapt their strategy and structure according to their different actions, knowing that today's marketplace is very...

07 May 2009

The USA patriot act: The un-American way

Thesis - 5 pages - Journalism

On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked by a foreign terrorist Muslim group called Al-Queda directed by Osama bin Laden, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, as well as, others. President George W. Bush appeared on television screens at the Oval office to address the American...

21 May 2009

Immigration of highly skilled workers to the United States

Thesis - 11 pages - Civil law

The rapidly escalating immigration of highly skilled individuals to the United States demonstrates the diminishing role of national politics in an increasingly supranational global economy. Workers pursue opportunities beyond the confines of national borders, and corporations are...

03 Mar 2009

The erosion of the welfare state in the United States

Thesis - 4 pages - Political science

For more than a century welfare states have developed both in Western Europe and in North America. The welfare state is based on the idea that the state or the government should be responsible for maintaining a certain level of service for its citizens. This is a...

15 Jan 2009

Elites in the United States

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

One of the arguments that have been laid down to explain the defeat of John F. Kerry on the US-Presidential elections in 2004 was his elitist side. Being a White Anglo-Saxon from the North-East, Kerry really corresponded to the image of a politician who would run the country in a technocratic...

30 Mar 2009

To what extent might the constitution of the United Kingdom be improved if provisions from the constitutions of other states were incorporated into it?

Thesis - 5 pages - Political science

All modern states have a constitution, albeit each is very different. The main purpose of a constitution is to restrain government, in the sense of ensuring that governments are not arbitrary. Government must be carried out according to established rules. These rules are the constitution....

12 Jan 2009

Industrial relations in the United States: A way from confrontation to cooperation

Essay - 6 pages - Labor law

The industrial relations characterize the employee-employers relation in a company. In the United States, the term “industrial relation” really appeared with the creation of the Commission on Industrial relations in 1912 after two leaders of the Structural Ironworkers...

30 Nov 2009

Medical errors in the United States: Who pays?

Thesis - 9 pages - Medical studies

The end of the year 2002 was marked by a wind of revolt among French doctors. At the root of their dissatisfaction, a lack of manpower made it even more difficult by the holiday season approaches the one hand and the expiration of their contracts of insurance at December 31 on the other. The law...

16 Jan 2009

The impact of bank failures on the money stock during the inter-war period in the United States

Essay - 11 pages - Finance

In the following study the researcher attempt to analyze whether the monetary policy adopted by the Federal Reserve during the interwar period led to the Great Depression. The study would investigate through an extensive literature review by studying the perspectives of renowned economists in...

17 Aug 2009

The utilitarianism of government gaming laws in the United States

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Other law subjects

The current U.S. ban on sports betting goes back to 1961 when the federal “wire act” made the act of transmitting bets across state lines via the telephone illegal. The only state to offer legal sports betting has been Nevada. (Delaware and Oregon also have made attempts...

14 Apr 2009

Rapprochement and Co-operation between China and the United States

Thesis - 7 pages - International relations

The establishment of relations between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China (China) was in every sense a watershed in the history of foreign policy, and permanently altered the international system. U. S. President Richard M. Nixon's trip to China...

23 Nov 2009

Significant roles played by labor unions in the United States

Thesis - 5 pages - Labor law

This research paper examines significant roles played by the labor unions in the United States. A declining rate of union membership has been seen during the last few decades. Globalization, outsourcing jobs, economical changes, and new technological advancements, and inactive roles...

10 May 2009

Examining crime and its potential causal factors within the United States

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

For centuries, individuals have been attempting to reveal universal trends which universally present themselves in human nature. While much attention has been given to revealing positive human characteristics, even more attention has been given to attempting to remedy its negative elements....

15 Jan 2009

France and the United States: Two different approaches to feminism

Essay - 4 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Feminism is defined by the Cambridge dictionary as “the belief that women should have the same economic, social, and political rights as men” . However, there is not a single definition for feminism. This notion is rather complex and controversial, and it cannot be fully comprehended in...