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Constitutionalism
Constitutionalism
Constitutionalism 1. Constitutionalism: a Minimal and a Rich Sense In some minimal sense of the term, a constitution consists of a set of rules or norms creating, structuring and defining the limits of, government power or authority. Understood in this way, all states have constitutions and all states are constitutional states. Anything recognisable as a state must have some acknowledged means of constituting and specifying the limits (or lack thereof) placed upon the three basic forms of govern
Narcotic Distrubution
Narcotic Distrubution
Narcotic Distrubution The topic which I am now exploring for this essay is an immigrant’s success through the black market’s narcotic distribution. After listening to many people from different backgrounds talk about the subject, I discovered that my real interest was to study the procedures taken by foreign immigrants in order to establish wealth in this country by their roles used for the buying and selling of drugs. In this essay draft, I will explain the experience I went through in order to
What is Best
What is Best
What is Best? Writ. 121 3 September 2003 If there is one thing most people agree on, it is that education is essential for success. The question then, is which type of schooling is most effective. People have debated for years on whether home or public schooling is more successful. Sometimes one style is better than the other for a child. Parents sometimes switch from one type of schooling to the other if their children are not achieving their potential. The switch may or may not prove to be ben
An Exploration in Existentialism
An Exploration in Existentialism
An Exploration in Existentialism Kierkegaard once said that man is not his own creator in this world (Huxley 198). Manipulating this observation are two prominent writers and philosophers of the post-war era, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus. As authors of fictional works, Sartre and Camus exercise their power over the world of the characters in their respective novels Iron in the Soul and The Plague to express their views on existentialist themes. Although both are considered influential teach
Ethnographic Film
Ethnographic Film
Ethnographic Film In making ethnographic film ethnographers will inevitably be confronted with conflicting values and will be forced to choose to uphold some while neglecting others. The situation is complicated further when the films are intended for television screening and the audience is the general public; the ethnographic filmmaker then faces the task of producing something that is simultaneously ethnographically competent, entertaining, accessible to general audiences and ethical. Here I
Feminist Revolution
Feminist Revolution
Feminist Revolution In the latter half of this century while the New Right has managed to remain unified, organized and focused the Left’s major weakness has been that it has been anything but; in fact it is difficult to ascertain whether the Left hold any shared tenets. There seems to be the vague understanding that left-wing politics are associated with being pro-woman, pro-labor and anti-racist; however even these extremely general sentiments are often confused and mistakenly conflicted.1 Fem
The Republic
The Republic
The Republic In the book Republic written by Plato, Thrasymachus joins a discussion with Socrates and Polemarchus. Thrasymachus had tried many times to take over the discussion but was restrained by those sitting near him, who wanted to hear the others’ arguments to the end. Thrasymachus becomes angered when the other philosophers are unable to give a clear and concise explanation about what justice is. He does not want to accept questions without answers. The discussion is lead into politics an
Genghis Khan The Rise to Power
Genghis Khan The Rise to Power
Genghis Khan; The Rise to Power The Mongolian Empire in the thirteenth century was a result of Genghis Khan's strict military discipline, tribal dispute, and primitive politics. His brutal and bold mind set enabled him to lead his tribe to great fear. was brought up to be nothing less than great. Born with a strong will, and a goal to succeed, war was in his blood and was fated for him since birth. Before this young boy had been brought into the world, his family's life had revolved around conf
Genetically Modified Food
Genetically Modified Food
Genetically Modified Food Science is a creature that continues to advance at a much higher rate than ever before. World of information adds to humans` discovery and smoothens the path for more advances. But never in history science will be able to deeply affect our lives as science of Genetic Engineering does. With all the respects to this new advancement, Biotechnology forces humanity's power over forces of nature and also carries the risks to human health, the environment, animal and biodivers
Analytic Review of Grapes of Wrath
Analytic Review of Grapes of Wrath
Analytic Review of “Grapes of Wrath” History 258 Nov. 21/01 Grapes of Wrath, the epic novel written by John Steinbeck, captures the travesty and tragedies of the “Great Depression.” Chronicling the travels of a displaced Oklahoma family, the “Joads,” Steinbeck captures many of the historical moods and thinking of the era. Steinbeck weaves a tale purposely driven towards the bourgeois classes of the United States. Steinbeck’s novel is not then just a tale copied and dramatized after the emigrant
Greek Life
Greek Life
Greek Life It was a fine day, as I sat outside of my house on some of the rolling hills in Athens. I sat and pondered of worldly things, when I finally came to thinking of my own life. I was almost as inquisitive about my life as a complete stranger would be. It is a relatively simple life where most common men, as for me not being rich or poor, are usually quite modest, and most often times are made of stone, clay, and wood. My house is a mid-size house consisting of seven rooms. I have a kitch
The Evolution of Greek Theater
The Evolution of Greek Theater
The Evolution of Greek Theater 1 One of the most famous things related to Ancient Greece is theater. No one is sure who personally started theater, but Greek theater began all theater in Europe and had major influences on plays performed today. Drama was performed for special occasions and as contests, with the playwright and actors winning prizes. Playwrights originally acted, but when contests began, they stopped. Actors were semi-professional and usually selected and paid by the state. The th
An Essay Assessing How Gullivers Interview
An Essay Assessing How Gullivers Interview
An Essay Assessing How Gulliver’s Interview With The King Of The Brobdingnag Is A Satirical Exposure Of British Institutions and Human Nature From Gulliver’s Travels, Book II In book two of Gulliver’s Travels, Gulliver is stranded on an island inhabited by Giants, twelve times his size (the same proportions as the Lilliputians). A farmer finds Gulliver and looks after him. He then sees Gulliver as an opportunity to make some money, and takes him into town as a sort of ‘freak show’, for paying cu
A Comparison and Contrast of
A Comparison and Contrast of
A Comparison and Contrast of Juergen Habermas and Hans Georg Gadamer 20083747 History 104 Nov.19/01 The intellectual battle between the Gadamer-Hermeneutics school and the Habermas-critical theorists is well documented. Hermeneutics claiming a universal applicability stating, “being that can be understood is language[1],” and the critical theorist claiming a reflective reasoning process that goes beyond hermeneutics. The battle has been aptly stated in the rather public disagreements between Ha
Henry VIII and Wolsey The Relationship
Henry VIII and Wolsey The Relationship
Henry VIII and Wolsey: The Relationship A clear understanding of Henry VIII's relationship with Wolsey is fundamental to any analysis of Tudor politics and policy-making. A consensus is emerging. Henry VIII, it is generally agreed, was less consistently the author of his own policy than Edward IV or Henry VII, but it is wrong to cast him either as an 'absentee landlord', who delegated the affairs of state to others, or as a 'mental defective', who needed his ministers to manage him. Henry VIII,
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States The concept of slavery can be most succinctly described as “the social institution defined by law and custom as the most absolute involuntary form of human servitude.” The concept and practice of slavery has been in existence as long as man can remember, and has had a great impact on the social, economic, and political development of many countries around the world. In fact, the establishment of African-American slavery in America played a major role in the molding o
How Successful was English foreign policy 1509-1521
How Successful was English foreign policy 1509-1521
How Successful was English foreign policy 1509-1521? In order to assess the success of English foreign policy we must first look at what Henry VIII was trying to achieve. Henry’s foreign policy up until 1521 can be split into three main areas; 1509-1514, 1514-1517 and 1517-1521. During the first period Henry seemed to have no other aim than to make war on France. During the second he wanted to limit France’s power by allying himself with other major European powers. Finally, between 1517-1521 he
Immigrants and Crime
Immigrants and Crime
Immigrants and Crime: Out of the Melting Pot and into the Fire English 102.5 Research Project 1 Crime is inherent in our nature. When Eve took the bite of the apple it was the first sin, but whether in legend, religion or history, all evidence leads to the same thing: as long as there are laws or rules of any kind, there will be people to break them. As the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken. Crime has no limits whether in time or space, race or culture. It is the ultimate “given” in the
Relying On Our Government
Relying On Our Government
Relying On Our Government In this essay I will be talking about the constitution and the amendments. Throughout American history, constitution served as a key to America’s success in politics and economics. There have been some changes in constitution, and sometimes it has been used improperly. Many believe that constitution is not as powerful these days as it was before. I must say that U.S. constitution is the greatest compared to all other nations in the world, and America’s future depends o
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Whose Fault Whose Land
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Whose Fault Whose Land
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Whose Fault, Whose Land? The Palestinian Intifada, or uprising, has been presented as a popular protest against Ariel Sharon’s visit to a shrine upon the Temple Mount. The truth is that the Arab violence has been premeditated, and the Palestinian leadership admits this fact. Palestinian Authority Communications Minister, Imad Al-Faluji stated during a speech at a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, “ ‘Whoever thinks that the Intifada broke out because of the despis
It is believed that early in the history of Athens that it may have be
It is believed that early in the history of Athens that it may have be
It is believed that early in the history of Athens that it may have been a matriarchy society. There is a strong argument against this, but there is evidence in some artwork that would back this premise. Whether or not this is true really is not important for the purpose of this essay. What is important is that beginning in the sixth century B.C. rules and regulations began to be put in place that would forever change the lives of women in Athens. The first to take action was a lawmaker by the
John Locke
John Locke
John Locke: An Historical Analysis of His Thought and Life Intro to Church History Dec. 10/99 Box #260 John Locke (1632-1704) is perhaps one of the most influential philosophers the world has ever seen. His writings became the basis of the eighteenth century enlightenment reason. Basil Willey describes Locke’s influence as such, “Locke stands at the end of the seventeenth century, and at the beginning of the eighteenth; his work is at once a summing-up of seventeenth century conclusions and the
Judicial Duty
Judicial Duty
Judicial Duty Question One Where a judge is performing a judicial duty, he must not only bring to the discharge of that duty an unbiased and impartial mind. He must be seen to be impartial , Discuss critically this statement in the light of the principles applied by the courts in determining whether to disqualify a decision-maker for bias. 2000 Words The law of disqualification arguably rests upon two principles of law; ‘Nemo judux in causa sua,’ that no-one should be a judge in his own causeand
How does Shakespeares Richard II put politics on stage
How does Shakespeares Richard II put politics on stage
How does Shakespeare’s Richard II put politics on stage? On Literature in History 2: Richard II Due 14/05/99 Richard II is a play of sensibility, which is unique in Elizabethan literature for two reasons; firstly it looked to the 14th century for inspiration and secondly it emphasised the importance of emotions. This switch in narrative focus makes Richard II a play, which is concerned with the exploration of personality and intrigue, as opposed to merely dramatically relating historical action.
Impact of Television on Society
Impact of Television on Society
Impact of Television on Society It is very easy to criticize television.For Example ; there are too many repeats and the programme formats are repetative ( ie large number of game and quiz shows which are apparently cheap to produce). Many people are concerned that programmes which contain adult content are schedualed too early in the evening, parents worry about anti-social values portrayed in programmes along with the images of violence which may have a dramatic effect on their children. In Au
The Metaethics of
The Metaethics of
The Metaethics of Ayn Rand and Objectivism Foundations of Ethics January 2001 Table of Contents o Introduction ……………………………………………….. p. 3-5 Early Ayn Rand …………………………………… p. 5-6 Literary Period ………………………….…………. p. 7-8 Philosophical Period ……………………………… p. 8-9 o Metaethics ………………………………………………… p.9-10 Existence as Primary …………..……....………… p. 10-11 Animate vs. Inanimate Objects ………………….. p. 11-13 Life and Value ………………….…………………. p. 13-14 Fact and Value: The Randian Synthesis ………... p. 15-17 The Rationa
Cultural Differences
Cultural Differences
Cultural Differences This paper outlines the differences in the cultures of the United States versus Asian Indian and Vietnamese cultures. I will look at these countries and make not only a comparison based on cultures, but also comparisons from a business perspective. Although there are many differences in general societies, some issues such as women in the workplace, and images in the media, stand across many borders. Using the United States as my comparison culture I will first discuss the cu
MxPxTeenage Politics
MxPxTeenage Politics
MxPx“Teenage Politics” Live Sound Critique#8 – CD #3 Punk rock consists of fast, overdriven guitars, hyperactive vocals and bass lines, and generally only three-chords in every song…at least that is the humorous industry description of the genre. MxPx are no exception to this rule, however. Everything on this cd fits that description to a “T”. The vocals of Mike Herrera are a little abrasive and confronting in an overpowering way that makes the listener almost want to turn it off. Granted, Punk
Our Corporate-driven Nation
Our Corporate-driven Nation
Our Corporate-driven Nation We live in a corporate-driven nation. The view of our government is reflected in the French term “laissez faire” which means, “let people do as they choose.” This suggests minimal government interference in the business enterprise system. This notion is referred to as the “free enterprise system”, or capitalism, which implements the right to private ownership of property, competition within the business industry, and restricted government involvement in the corporate
Pinochet
Pinochet
Pinochet Question One “Where a judge is performing a judicial duty, he must not only bring to the discharge of that duty an unbiased and impartial mind. He must be seen to be impartial”, Discuss critically this statement in the light of the principles applied by the courts in determining whether to disqualify a decision-maker for bias. 2000 Words The law of disqualification arguably rests upon two principles of law; ‘Nemo judux in causa sua,’ that no-one should be a judge in his own cause[1]and
Boston Bibliography
Boston Bibliography
Boston Bibliography Soc 363 Politics Governing David Campbell, Civic Education: Readying Massachusetts' Next Generation of Citizens (Boston: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2001). Charles C. Euchner, Missing Pieces: High Costs and Tough Choices Imperil 'Smart Growth' Answers to the Region's Transportation, Housing and Environment Puzzles The Boston Globe (February 12, 2002). Charles C. Euchner, editor, Governing Greater Boston: The Politics and Policy of Place (Cambridge: Rappaport
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he'd been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emplo
Right Realism
Right Realism
Right Realism What relationship is there between Right Realism and bio-social explanations of crime. Right realism, also known as ‘Neo Conservatism’ is more prominent in the USA than Britain. It is not in itself a discrete theory, but a largely conservative theory which arose in opposition to strain and labelling theories. One common theme of right realism is that crime, responsibility of individual citizens and families are all inter-related, marking the resurgence of interest in conservative c
Rising Tide
Rising Tide
Rising Tide In the book, “Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America, “ shows many different aspects of engineers and their lives. The stories that are told help the reader to better understand the practice of civil engineering. During the time period of the story, there are two engineers who contribute to a main part in controlling the Mississippi River, Eads and Humphreys. As the two race and compete to see who can better the Mississippi River, many important d
WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA
WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA
WRONGFUL CONVICTION AND IMPRISONMENT IN ALABAMA ROBBERY OF FREEDOM: The Ultimate Injustice One human being is too many when it comes to unlawfully, wrongfully having their freedom taken away from them and their rights denied. I received a most bizarre false accusation, wrongful conviction, and illegal imprisonment. I was the victim of malicious prosecution and conspiracy to maliciously prosecute. The corrupt individuals have gone so far as to literally sentence me THREE times for the same bogus
Pro Same-Sex Marriage
Pro Same-Sex Marriage
Pro Same-Sex Marriage When it comes to marriage, I feel everyone should have that right. Marriage is a very important decision, which no one should interfere with. For instance, here is a passage from Patricia Nell Warren's essay entitled Homosexuality Is a Legitimate Choice. Today some radical-right church leaders wish to bend APA[i] policy [which denies that homosexuality is not a disorder] to their belief that homosexuality is a crime, no different than murder and theft-as per some passages o
Mass Media
Mass Media
Mass Media Literature Review Mass Media and the Effects on Public Perspective Over the past century, mass media has evolved from informational for the public to a monopolistic situation where the public has lost its say in what is aired. Back in early 1900s, newspapers had entertainment, news, information, and public views which in turn earned the public’s interest. As interest grew, of course the companies did as well. At the turn of the century, the U.S. labor movement published hundreds of ne
BURMA
BURMA
BURMA Burma is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand. The capital of Burma is Rangoon. Burma’s flag is red with a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing, all in white with 14 five-pointed stars encircling a cogwheel containing a stalk of rice. The 14 stars represent the 14 administrative divisions. The total area of Burma is 678,500 sq km. Burma is slightly smaller than Texas. The climate in Burma consists of
URBAN MIDDLE-CLASS TEENAGERS IN THE DECADE OF THE DOT
URBAN MIDDLE-CLASS TEENAGERS IN THE DECADE OF THE DOT
URBAN, MIDDLE-CLASS TEENAGERS, IN THE DECADE OF THE ‘DOT’. INTRODUCTION- Welcome to the decade of the dot. That tiny bit of Internet grammar whose ubiquity in e-mail addresses and web URLs so neatly captures the giddying impact of technology on our lives at the century’s launch. Ten years ago, the Internet was little more than a cyberspace wilderness traversed by nerds, while the Web was an obscure tool unknown to all but a handful of researchers. Today, the Internet is a more potent medium than
Sources Cited
Sources Cited
Sources Cited Emwey, Fred. Watergate. The corruption of American Politics and the fall of Richard Nixon. Random House: New York NY, 1994. Feinberg, Barbara S. WATERGATE Scandal in the White House. Franklin Watts: New York NY, 1990. Kutler, Stanley I. The Wars of Watergate. A.A Knopf: New York NY, 1990. Muzzio, Douglas. Watergate Games strategies, choices, outcomes. N.Y.U. Press: New York NY, 1982. Schudson, Michael. Watergate in American memory. Basic Books: New York NY, 1992 Watergate, The Secr
THE COLD WAR
THE COLD WAR
THE COLD WAR History 1003 The Cold War between the superpowers of the United States and the Soviet Union was a clash of distant ideologies in a changing world. Friction developed between the two on many occasions as either side tried to expand their spheres of influence in politics, geographical surroundings, and even space. Continued clashes between the US and Soviet Union began to tense their relations during this era as it became evident to all that the cord of discontent could snap at any gi
THE LIFE OF PLATO
THE LIFE OF PLATO
THE LIFE OF PLATO Plato was born in 427 B.C. into a wealthy family that was both aristocratic and politically influential. His family had a rich history of political connections and consisted of his parents, Ariston and Perictione, his older brothers Adeimantus and Glawcon, and later a younger sister, Potone. “In keeping with his family heritage, Plato was destined for the political life”(Beavers and Planeaux). During Platos early years he was instructed by eminent teachers in grammar, music, a
The Lost Statue
The Lost Statue
The Lost Statue We were holding Rome under siege for a long time but there were no signs of the near fall, promised by King Alaric. The soldiers started murmuring and there was rumour around the camp that the king has allied with the Roman emperor and has betrayed us and this was the true reason not to take over the city. The gossip reached our leader and he understood that he could not afford to waste more time and that immediate action was required. And he came up with a plan. He gathered us,
The Ontology of Gay and Queer
The Ontology of Gay and Queer
The Ontology of Gay and Queer Homosexuality: History, Politics, Ethics April /2001 Table of Contents Introduction………………………………………………….. p. 2-4 Definitions and Genealogy of Homosexuality……………… p. 5- Genealogy of Ontology………………………………………. p. Coming Out of the Closet: Conversion and Inaugeration or Integration……….. p. Genetic Ontology, Social Artifice and Orientations………... p. Conclusion: The Sexual Tower of Babel and Politics of Ontology………………………………. p. -Introduction- In recent years, the gay commu
The Revolution in Western Politics 1775-1815
The Revolution in Western Politics 1775-1815
The Revolution in Western Politics, 1775-1815 * Liberty and equality * The American Revolution (1775-1789) The origins of the revolution Independence Framing the constitution * The French Revolution (1789-1791) The breakdown of the old order Legal orders and social realities The formation of the national assembly The revolt of the poor and the oppressed A limited monarchy * World War and Republican France (1791-1799) Foreign reactions and the beginning of war The second revolution Total war and
The scientific Revolution
The scientific Revolution
The scientific Revolution In fact the foremost cause of the change in worldview was the industrial revolution. Science was primarily a branch of theology, and it reinforced religious thought. As a matter of fact, Aristotle science as interpreted by Christian theologians fit nearly with Christian doctrine. Concerning the Copernican hypothesis that stated that sun rather than the earth as Aristotle though was at the center of the universe. It really had huge consequences especially in the religiou
Watergate Scandal
Watergate Scandal
Watergate Scandal The Watergate Scandal was a series of crimes committed by the President Nixon and his staff members who were found to of spied on and harassed political opponents, accepted illegal campaign contributions, and covered up their own misdeeds. On June 17, 1972, The Washington Post published a small story. In which the reporters stated that five men had been arrested breaking into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. These bumbling fools had made two attempts prior
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder 4 March, 2001Thesis Rough Draft Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with details, orderliness, perfection, and control. People with this disorder often devote excessive amounts of time to work and productivity and fail to take time for leisure activities and friendships. They tend to be rigid, formal, stubborn, and serious. This disorder differs from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which often includes more bizarr
We the Wealthy
We the Wealthy
“We the Wealthy” American Studies Period 3-5 October 10, 2000 Many historians believe that the delegates to the Constitutional Convention created the Constitution to protect their own financial interests. There is evidence of this belief written throughout the Constitution and by the intentional secrecy of the Convention. The delegates did not want the general public to know what was said at the convention. They thought that the only way they could only speak their minds freely was in secrecy (C
William H Taft
William H Taft
William H. Taft William H. Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15, 1857. His father, Alphonso Taft, was a lawyer who later served as secretary of war and as attorney general in President Ulysses S. Grant’s cabinet and then as ambassador to Austria-Hungary and Russia. Alphonso Taft’s wife, the former Louise Torrey, wrote of her son William a few weeks after he was born: “ He is very large of his age and grows fat everyday.” The words were prophetic, for Taft as an adult weighed three h