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Gender Roles of Women in Post-WW I Britain and France and the Effects of the First World War Thereof European History: 1890-1939 UCFV June 31/99 The First World War was a tumultuous time for Europeans of all countries. The war ravished many of the social institutions of European society, including: the family, gender roles, economic structures, and the work place. The nature of “total-war” would change European society forever, creating the modern women of the 1920’s and the subsequent gender w
Mixing Politics with Hip-hop Black Music and Identity 6 April 2004 He began much like the music that made him famous- in a run down part of New York City, surrounded by drug dealing and poverty, and with seemingly no future. Now his success story mirrors that of the same music- he’s conquering the world, if he hasn’t already. Russell Simmons didn’t invent hip-hop, but he is, perhaps more than any other individual, directly responsible for its success. Simmons helped put hip-hop on the map, and h
The Renaissance Era Historical Events 1500 – 1600: DL: African Slaves are taken across the Atlantic to work on sugar plantations – 1510. ED : University of Valencia founded – 1500 RP : Ahmed ad Mansur leads Moroccans into a battle against the Songhai – 1500 VA : Nuts and Bolts are first used in Europe – 1550’s. M : William Shakespeare is born – 1564. PH : Elizabeth I begins her reign as Queen of England – 1588. ST : The First toilet is invented – 1589. LT: Sir Walter Raleigh born - 1552 PH : Pol
Age of Faith, Age of Feudalism and the Dark Ages World History April 5, 2004 The tittles; Age of Faith, Age of Feudalism and the Dark Ages all well represent the Middle Ages, but Age of Faith is the greater among equals. This is because religious faith increases a lot during the whole middle ages, yet the other three titles happened at different times, and were not as permanent as religion was. During the Middle Ages religion was very important, and church officials were almost as powerful as po
Gulliver’s Travels What characterizes the perfect society? Since the beginning of time, theorists, kings, philosophers, scientists, and authors have discussed this topic at length. Thomas More, Francis Bacon, and Jonathan Swift are some such authors that seek to answer this question in their respective works, all of which contain fictional societies representative of the author's personal beliefs regarding idealistic communities. Thomas More creates his Utopia by eliminating all private property
The entire King’s Men All the King’s Men, written by Robert Penn Warren, is set deep in the south during the 1930’s. This is a story of the rise and fall of a political titan. Willie Stark comes from poverty to become the governor of his state. He forces his enemies into submission by blackmails, repeated threats, and bullies them. He creates a series of liberal reforms that lay heavy tax burdens on the rich and lifts the money issue off of the poor farmers. His foil character Sam MacMurfee pers
Eva Braun mistress from 1932 and his wife during the last few hours of his life, Eva Braun was born in Munich, the daughter of a school teacher. Of middle-class Catholic background, she first met Hitler in the studio of his photographer friend, Heinrich Hoffmann (q.v.), in 1929, describing him to her sister, Ilse, as a gentleman of a certain age with a funny moustache and carrying a big felt hat. At that time Eva Braun still worked for Hoffmann as an office assistant, later becoming a photo labo
Jinnah: Making a myth Quaid-I-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had all peculiarities and characteristics in his personality to make a myth of himself. He was reticent, reserved, kept his personal matter in secrecy, behaved coolly and arrogantly and not friendly with anybody. Perhaps he wanted to create a halo of awe and fear around him. Sri Prakash, the first Indian High Commissioner, in his book ' Pakistan: Birth and early years' narrates about a reception which was given by the Governor General of Pak
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Father of Nation Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's achievement as the founder of Pakistan, dominates everything else he did in his long and crowded public life spanning some 42 years. Yet, by any standard, his was an eventful life, his personality multidimensional and his achievements in other fields were many, if not equally great. Indeed, several were the roles he had played with distinction: at one time or another, he was one of the gre
What brought Hitler to power Adolf Hitler did not live a very long life, but during his time he caused such a great deal of death and destruction that his actions still have an effect on the world nearly 50 years later. People ask what could've happen to this small sickly boy during his childhood that would've led him do such horrible things? For Adolf it might have been society, rejection from his father, failure as an artist or was he born to hate? Adolf was born in Braunau, Austria in 1889.
Aristotle and Women 12/5/03 Aristotle accepted the doctrine that a difference in role or pursuit be tied to a relevant difference in nature and at the same time to reassert the claim of Gorgias that the virtues of women are different from those of free men because their activities are different. (Barnes, p. 135) Thus Aristotle creates a political and psychological reason for explaining the differences between men and women. “In comparison with man’s bodily condition the bodily condition of women
Aristotle’s Ethics and Its Impact on Women 12/4/03 Aristotle deviates from the metaphysical views of previous philosophers, including his beloved teacher Plato, that state that the purpose of human life lays beyond this world. Instead of this doctrine, Aristotle argues that the purpose of human life lies only within this world. Because Aristotle held this belief, he argues that one must make the most out of his life. To do so one must live the best possible life. Aristotle believed that knowing
John Locke “Nature is a state of perfect equality amongst all men. In this state, no one man has more power or jurisdiction than any other man.” (Locke 1690) John Locke’s perception of natural rights and natural law is a better philosophical view because it allows more individual freedom shows that there does exist a rational purpose to government, and provides an absence of politics and encourages the development of one’s mind. John Locke (1632 - 1704) was one of several political philosophers
Plato's Philosophy of Sex Plato was the first feminist. Only, he was concerned not with women's rights, as modern feminists are, but with their usefulness. Like a modern planner, he felt it was a waste of woman-power to seclude women in their homes, when they could be performing useful tasks in the factory or the office. Women should be used, just as men were, for the benefit of the community. There were no fundamental differences between the sexes which unfitted women from useful toil. Admitted
“Tradition is a dead weight, stifling creativity” Essay Title: “Tradition is a dead weight, stifling creativity” Discuss this claim in the context of Confucianism and Taoism Tutor: Tutorial Group: F102 Tuesdays at 3pm Date of Submission: November 3rd Is tradition a dead weight, stifling creativity? Here in the realm of western thought, tradition is seen more as “a guide and not a jailor” [1], holding the hand of creativity on the path to creation. But in the eastern philosophies of Taoism and Co
Was there a crisis in Government in 1922? There had been problems for a long time in Italy most of the problems dating back to the unification in 1870. Since this unification which was never popular with everyone especially the Catholics the Italian government had struggled to form an effective parliamentary system. By the summer of 1922 there were so many problems with the system that it allowed Mussolini to become PM and establish the first ever type of Fascist government. There are many diff
American Foreign Policy 12/5/03 2. When Presidents Clinton and Bush supported free trade agreements with Latin America congress opposed their initiatives. In this essay I am going to discuss why free trade is beneficial, why presidents favor free trade while members of congress oppose it, under what conditions congress will support Presidential free trade agreements, how an adversarial legislature can assist Presidents in strategic trade negotiations, and finally whether free trade zone is a goo
Anthology: Globalization 9/8/03 English Composition II Introduction: Whether we like it or not, the process of globalization will re-structure the way the world functions as of today. Being such a big change in different factors, such as in the economical, cultural, social, and political fields, its of critical importance for everyone to know what is this globalization that everyone is talking about. As we know the globalization process in not a new concept to our minds, but do we really know th
1st Amendment vs. Censorship 11:00-#2 Gov 1302 4-9-04 The right to free speech in America is a fundamental liberties protected by the constitution. Today the government is trying to regulate what people can say on TV or the radio. This amendment protects freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition. This amendment is slowly starting to crumble; the government is taking away the right for people to say as they were promised. Even though the things people may say may not be appropriat
Checks and Balances Principles of American Democracy 12/12/03 The ideals of Checks and Balances have existed through many different forms throughout the century. The definition of Checks and Balances seen by some individuals is said to be described in this way. The American Government is made up of three separate branches which are judicial, legislative, and executive. The Judicial is composed of the federal and Supreme Courts and they could try federal cases and interpret the laws of the nation
Cuba Cuba from 1959 through the late 1980s, it accomplished its major goals: sovereignty and independence, equalizing income and fostering social justice. Thanks to the revolution, Cuba was transformed from an informal United States colony through 1958, into a proud nation. In the 1970s and 80s, Cuban troops fought battles in Angola that changed the history of southern Africa.For forty plus years Cuban artists of all genres, athletes, doctors and scientists became world-renowned. The revolution
Dependency Theory Essay #1 POLS 2210 6.0 B Tutorial Period: Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30pm Similar to Marxism, Dependency Theory was an activist project that did not just analyze. However, in becoming political actors and advisors, there was an irony that the best way for a country to be more like the developed city was to actually join the ranks of exploiting countries. I think the strategies of Dependency Theory jump from the approach of developing into a core country. This would result in experime
Essay Politics 1A Essay Question Is it of any consequence that Non Departmental Bodies (‘Quango’s) lack democratic accountability? In order to understand the accountability of Quangos we must first understand what they truly are and then from their definition we can progress to examine whether or not they can be and should be held accountable by the people whose money they spend, the taxpayer themselves. “The world of the Quango is inhabited by organisations referred to by political scientists a
Gambling Gambling is prominent in today’s society. This can be seen especially through politics. Everywhere voters are electing people to office who are pro gambling. William Thompson of the University of Nevada (1994) describes politicians by stating, “It’s part of the American landscape, they’ll trade morality for dollars” (1). In North and South Carolina, for example, the last governor election showed that the people were for legal gambling by voting in governors who wanted a lottery. Now in
Government Exam I was not raised by a family that took political issues into consideration. I rarely heard my family bring up political topics. My family is from El Salvador; a country that has a very different central government that the United States. My family came to the United States when I was very young. I believe this was a large factor in why my family never discussed political issues. I never heard anything about politics and government issues in America from my family was because ther
Politics The ideologies of politics or politics itself could be viewed either positively or negatively depends on which aspect of politics people look at. It is not an exaggeration to say that it is hard to define politics, for it covers such a comprehensive areas of our world. ‘Politics concerns the behaviour of groups and individuals in matters that are likely to affect the course of government.’ (Raphael, 1970: 27) When people look back at ancient times when people work during the day times a
Howard Kaloogian From 1994-2000 Howard Kaloogian had served the people of California as a member of the California State Assembly. Kaloogian, a Republican has been a leading activist in establishing fiscal responsibility, gaining our individual freedoms, and upholding conservative values. Howard is a conservative political leader who is a successful businessman, educator, and attorney. He has established national recognition by managing current events which face our country and state. The Honora
The Prince The Prince, written by Niccolo Machiavelli, is one of the first examinations of politics and science from a purely scientific and rational perspective. Machiavelli theorizes that the state is only created if the people cooperate and work to maintain it. The state is also one of man’s greatest endeavors, and the state takes precedence over everything else. The state should be one’s primary focus, and maintaining the sovereignty of the state one’s most vital concern. The state is founde
Parliament Parliament, Britain's legislature, is made up of the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Queen in her constitutional role. They meet together only on occasions of symbolic importance such as the state opening of parliament, when the Commons are summoned by the Queen to the House of Lords. The agreement of all three elements is normally required for legislation, but that of the Queen is given as a matter of course to Bills sent to her. Parliament can legislate for Britain as a
What do feminists find to be objectionable in patriarchy, and are they right to be critical of it? www.microcosmpublishing.com The above illustration is one of many that are used on a daily basis in order to make the understanding and also the highlighting of patriarchy an everyday issue in the daily conflict of gender issues. Western female thought through the centuries has identified the relationship between patriarchy and gender as crucial to the women’s subordinate position. For two hundred
Political Content on TV In critically analysing the New Zealand TV1 Tonight late news broadcast I suspect I will find a lot of structure to it that applies to most New Zealand news broadcasting. Structure on our public news broadcasts is adhered to so as to provide the public with what they want to see. The structure means that the public generally is guaranteed to get a little bit of everything and to a degree know that this is the case. Structure in news keeps a niche audience loyal as well. W
Political socialization in Russia Political socialization refers to the way that political values and ideals are formed and transmitted from one generation to the next. The majority of people acquire their first political values at an early age with some ideals evolving, and some staying the same through life. The core of these political ideals are formed through various structures and organizations such as the family, schools, religious institutions, mass media, interest groups, and political p
British Constitution Politics B- Assessment task 1 May 2004 Qu.1 The British Constitution is a set of laws on how the country is governed and is often referred to as the uncodified constitution meaning, it can be found in a number of different documents however, is not entirely written down. Supporters of our uncodified constitution believe that this current way allows for any flexibility and change to occur without too many problems. There are those however who believe that a fully written, cod
Power and Alienation Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979), a famous Frankfurt school philosopher and Michel Foucault (1926-1984), a philosopher, psychologist and teacher, have very different ideas about sexuality, power, economy and pleasure. While Marcuse maintained the idea that the body should be used as an instrument of pleasure over labor, Foucault believed that society should strive for a new economy characterized as bodies and pleasures. Both give great insight and detail to their arguments, but M
State of Nature The state of nature and the social contract theories were early Liberal ideas which applied to the freedom and absolute rights of the people (that of life, liberty, and property) but also to how the authority of government impacts on, and influences, societies individuals and their rights (if at all and whether it has the right to). The State of nature was an image constructed by John Locke, and fellow political philosopher Thomas Hobbes in order to analyze what authority governm
Nationalism Franklin Foer’s article illustrates that the globalization of soccer lead to the infiltration of a country’s nationalism. During the post-WWII era, soccer matches extended outside the particular teams’ borders and up came the transnational tournaments. Owners of the European teams realized that there was money to be made and embarked on a journey to find the most skilled players, which could be located in countries that were poor. As the search for these players continued, politician
Suffering for Suffrage: Racism in the Women’s Suffrage Movement Historically, women have been excluded from the many liberties men have arranged for themselves. From the disregarding of women from being considered ‘Elect’ during the Puritan era, to the modern instances of women lacking equal compensation. According to Charlotte Gilman, even religion, the woman’s help, was ‘tainted’ and injured by coming through the minds of men alone (Gilman, p. 370). Men have molded American society to exclusiv
International Relations The study of international relations has been a contested ground for many decades. A specific indication of this would be explaining or understanding the nature or knowledge of the world. Many theorists from different schools of thought since the 1930’s have debated the contributions made among themselves. The main terminology here initially is the epistemology or ontology of the research among international relations theorists, much confined within the boundaries of soci
Advantages and Disadvantages of Capitalism and Communism There are many advantages and disadvantages to a communist or capitalistic society. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, Capitalism is an economic system characterized by freedom of the market with increasing concentration of the private and corporate ownership of production and distribution means. Capitalism is an internally stable economic system, in that it is consistent with human behavior. People understand that there is no
The Affect of Politics When living in the United States, almost everyone in some way is affected by politics. Whether it’s a parent paying taxes, to a teenager attending a public school. It almost seems unavoidable no matter what type of background one has. I’m sure there are some cases in which they are people are totally undetectable to the government such as illegal immigrants but other than that most of us have in some way come into contact with the government. Being a 21-year-old student at
The Effects of Legislation on Reelection Political Science 284 March 6, 2002 What Is being Studied: The reasons for reelection of incumbents to congress have been studied extensively in the past. Many studies focus on campaigning strategies such as negative ads, focus on personal traits, and others. These types of studies use the actual events of the campaign to explain reelection. This study endeavors to put evidence forward that the result of reelection can be triggered long before the campaig
Thomas Fitzsimons AP Government Thomas Fitzsimons, who represented Pennsylvania in the Constitutional Convention, viewed government as a logical extension of the relationship that existed among families, ethnic communities, and business groups. His own immigrant family, Philadelphia's Irish-Catholic community, and the city's fraternity of merchants all figured prominently in Fitzsimons' rise to wealth and status, and he sought a government strong enough to protect and foster the natural interpla
Why has the USA remained a basically two party system? Since the formation of the US political system there have only really been two main parties. It has remained this way due to a number of factors none more so that the impact of the constitution. The two party system is in some ways tied into the constitution and the nature of US politics has made it very difficult for third parties to develop into serious contenders. However, the US is not a two party system and there have always been third
Voting There is commotion all around ouch I cannot see what’s happening oh it’s the parliament its politics I cannot belive that the politics nowadays is going from bad tpo worse theidea whole behind voting a person is to gain what you want you vote whom you trust can improve the country then why isint anyone everyone above 18 yrs of age voting for the betterment of our country. The term voting has been introduced into the democratic society of India to improve the government instead we see that
Women in World War I o The decade following World War I proved to be the most explosive decade of the century. America emerged as a world power, the 19th amendment was ratified, and the expansion of capitalism welcomed the emergence of consumerism. The consumer era was established, which generated new spending opportunities for most Americans in the 1920’s. From the latest fashions to the world of politics, ideologies collided to construct a society based on contradicting principles. These power
What are Psychopaths and How do they exist in a corporate world? The media may portray the psychopath as a crazed serial killer - the stuff of nightmares and horror films - but the reality is chillingly different. Not all psychopaths are violent criminals and fewer still have a desire to eat you for dinner. Many are highly successful businessmen and women, lawyers, academics, politicians, doctors and teachers. Psychopaths wear suits too... The Mental Health Act 1983 (HMSO 1983) described psychop
Thirteen Days Management Final Assignment December 25, 2003 ª Table of Contents Preface……………………………………………………………………....... Chronology of Events………………………………………………………… Overview……………………………………………………………………... Questions……………………………………………………………………... Q1. “Thirteen Days” is a classic example of group work dynamics and both intra and inter group politics. The situation was “real,” different perceptions however defined their own sense of reality. What factors can you identify that may have defined “reality”
Religion in America The United Sates of America is a country with no royal family, no heritage of timeless and interdependent state institutions, no symbols or national icons that date back centuries, a country without one dominant religion or church.1 It is a country where immigrants freely come with their own religions, values, and cultures. Many of these immigrants share their beliefs, and many differ. The increasing religious diversity in the nation has an effect on how Americans choose to h
Religious Wars – Humanity’s Worst Vice “Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before. Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; forward into battle see his banners go!” This is the first verse from the well known Christian Hymn written by Sabine Baring-Gould, 1864 and composed by Arthur S. Sullivan, 1871. Although it represents an army of Christians ‘fighting’ against sin and the devil, in today’s society it can represent a religion involved in,
Carnivalesque Resistance to Global Spectacle: A Critical Postmodern Theory of Public Administration April 12, 2001; Revised April 30, 2001 Pre-publication draft of article published in: Administrative Theory Praxis, Vol 23 (3): 431-458. Abstract I propose a critical postmodern application of Debord’s Spectacle and the carnivalesque of Bakhtin to the theatrics I see happening in city streets, on college campuses, and Internet resisting the new globalized economy. In the past decade pubic administ