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  • Political Economy - Philippines

    Political Economy - Philippines

    Political Economy Economics, in its most general sense, is the science of scarcity. It deals with the allocation and distribution of limited resources to the economic elements concerned. The distribution of these resources is however a complex process involving supply and demand. The trade of goods and services is manifest in the market. Thus, the market is an essential part of the society. The society can hardly function without a market where the demands of

    Essay Length: 696 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Edward
  • Political Economy of Discrimination

    Political Economy of Discrimination

    As women increasingly enter the labor market in the US, equity and anti-discrimination issues between genders are addressed great importance, especially the earning gap. The earning difference between women and men is narrowing down, however, the ratio of the wage gained by women to that by men still triggers discussion about the cause of this gap. The ratio in 1955 was 64 percent, and by 2007 the gap had closed to the degree where the

    Essay Length: 1,148 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2015 By: Jiahui Wang
  • Political Issues of Same-Sex Marriage

    Political Issues of Same-Sex Marriage

    Political Issues of Same-Sex Marriage The political aspects of whether same-sex couples should be allowed to federal and government recognized marriages are a very complex issue. There are basically two sides to the political argument of whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. On one side are the liberals who feel that marriage is a civil right that should be denied based on the basis of a person’s sexual orientation. On the other side

    Essay Length: 3,029 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Political Prisoners

    Political Prisoners

    Political prisoners All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 7 No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile. Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 9 Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair

    Essay Length: 1,130 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Jack
  • Political Reform

    Political Reform

    It was predicted that economic liberalization is the first step towards political reform and hence to democratization. The fact that all the rich countries in the world are somehow democratic is to be taken as evidence to the validity of this predicament. The process works as follows: economic growth leads to urbanization and improvements in technology and infrastructure. These improvements facilitate communication and recruitment by new political groups. Growth also tends to lead to increased

    Essay Length: 3,613 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jack
  • Political Representation for Women

    Political Representation for Women

    Politics and governance involve all aspects of power: who has power, what power relations exist, how power is exercised, the institutions of power, how they operate, what laws and policies are churned out from these institutions and what impact those have on people. Through the patriarchal powers vested in them by society, men become the �directors’ of virtually all public life – the �face’ of politics and governance. (Lowe Morna, 2004: 25) It is a

    Essay Length: 4,524 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: regina
  • Political Science

    Political Science

    Law and Government aim to protect individual’s freedoms. However most laws restrict an individual’s freedom. Therefore the government creates constitutions to protect your rights to keep them out of reach of the government. The bill of rights is usually just associated with the federal government. The state and other local governments did not have to obey them. That is until the 14th amendment was put into place. This amendment was the due process clause. This

    Essay Length: 1,212 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Political Science

    Political Science

    Illinois is often considered a big state with conservative ideologies; however, in recent years this state has been moving into the Democratic column. Presently, the United States (U.S.) congressional delegation of Illinois remains evenly split and, as a result of the 2002 election, the Democratic Party has control of the governor's mansion, the state House and the state Senate. Illinois, for the past 46 elections has been equivalent to a political weather vain for the

    Essay Length: 3,391 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Political Science 101

    Political Science 101

    Life Issues In the United States there are many life issues that affect each citizen in one way or another. Two of the main issues many people face today is abortion and the death penalty. Abortion is considered to be wrong for some people and right for others usually depending on what these people have experienced in their lives. Similarly, the death penalty issue is a concern to some people because it is currently legal.

    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Political Science Article

    Political Science Article

    October 30, 2006 Government Article Review #2 Political Opportunity for Women Summary: With mid term elections in November the focus has turned to women’s participation in politics. This article focuses on some specific women who have laid a path for others to follow; As well as given predictions for the future of women’s participation. Ferraro who ran for vice president back in 1984 is surprised to see that no other women have followed in her

    Essay Length: 588 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Jon
  • Political Socialization

    Political Socialization

    Political Socialization When children are born into a society, at a very young age they begin to develop their ideas, personalities, beliefs and opinions. This is where socialization gets its roots. In a country like the United States, a person’s political agenda is one of the characteristics that define what type of citizen you are. Through many different areas of our life we are affected, persuaded, influenced about our beliefs, not just with politics but

    Essay Length: 590 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Jack
  • Political Systems

    Political Systems

    The different political systems which Machiavelli and Rousseau heralded contrasted greatly. Reasons for each of their doctrines were completely different, therefore the style of the institutions vary considerably. However it could be argued that the way of life for an ordinary citizen may not necessarily be as different. This essay intends to show firstly, the reasons behind both writers theories; secondly, the different political systems resulting from these; thirdly, the way of life under each

    Essay Length: 2,630 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • Political Theories

    Political Theories

    There have been many political philosophies that have been created, implemented, and analyzed over the course of human history. These philosophies have dealt with the question of how, and under what circumstances and for what purposes, individuals should give over control of their personal freedoms and resources in order to achieve the good life. Out of the many political philosophies, classical liberalism or constitutional democracy, authoritarianism, and communist or fascist totalitarianism, have had and continue

    Essay Length: 1,721 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Jon
  • Political Thinkers - Marx, Tocqueville, Burke, Plato

    Political Thinkers - Marx, Tocqueville, Burke, Plato

    Madison and Plato are two men from two different parts of historical era. Within the rotation of time, views are often conflict against one another due to needs and necessity of time. Plato was a man or thinker of pure logic than passion. In his view, he argued on how society will be ruled through a systemic process where passion will play with less importance for the benefit of the ruled. He emphasized that in

    Essay Length: 624 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Politicas De Descuento

    Politicas De Descuento

    POLÍTICA DE DESCUENTO La mayor parte de las compañías ajusta su precio para recompensar a los clientes por ciertas respuestas, como pronto pago de las facturas, compras de volumen y compras fuera de temporada. Estos ajustes de precios, llamados descuentos y rebajas, pueden asumir muchas formas. Los descuentos pueden ser útiles para el proceso de planeación estratégica de marketing. Si no quieren que sus utilidades sean mucho más bajas que lo planeado. ¿Que son los

    Essay Length: 1,556 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: viryparra17
  • Politicians Personal Lives

    Politicians Personal Lives

    Politicians make decisions that affect our everyday lives to the very state of defense for our country, and the media seems to personify personal parts of their lives. Should the press be allowed to interfere in and report on political figures personal lives? Some say they should, the people have a rite to know how an elected office candidate acts on said persons casual life. Others argue it’s an intrusion on privacy. It is my

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Politics and Society

    Politics and Society

    Politics and Society Media, money, and the First Amendment are three key influences in a successful political run. Media coverage is important to familiarize the public with the candidate and to show where he stands on certain issues. Money is needed to buy television and radio time. The First Amendment guarantees everyone the freedom of speech, but how can this be reasonably defined. One possible solution would be restrictions on the amount of money that

    Essay Length: 1,553 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Politics and the Media

    Politics and the Media

    Perhaps the greatest impact the media has is that on politics. The media shape America’s interest in politics; the type of candidates that will run for office, and even tells us what to think about candidates and issues. The media affects American interest towards politics by only showing us what they want us to see. If there are many issues in a certain campaign, the media will focus on the ones they believe to be

    Essay Length: 1,958 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: David
  • Politics and War Term Paper

    Politics and War Term Paper

    Politics can influence war. This has been going on forever since men government and war have been around. Democracy has tried to expand across the globe. There is a struggle for human rights and democracy. The media has played a large role in this struggle. Influencing people one way or another. The people seem to rely on this to make their mind up. It is as if the people are unaware or just don’t have

    Essay Length: 1,216 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Steve
  • Politics of Change

    Politics of Change

    Politics of Change Change is the process in which something becomes different or altered. In this case, during the past few weeks, we have seen many people making vast changes in their communities, nation, or even world that specifically illustrate the Laws and Lessons of Political Change. These particular case studies have shown us that it is possible for anyone, with the right tools, to alter the world around us and benefit from the change

    Essay Length: 539 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Politics of Disease - Hiv Aids in Sub-Saharan Africa Vs. Diabetes in the Usa

    Politics of Disease - Hiv Aids in Sub-Saharan Africa Vs. Diabetes in the Usa

    The Politics of Disease: HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa vs. Diabetes in the U.S.A. By Matiati Hasati As Americans, we are very accustomed through media and other means, to positioning as a successful and evolved society in the eyes of both ourselves and the rest of the world. This position is often attained from pointing out flaws in other societies and cultures while virtually ignoring our own. One can turn on the television at any time

    Essay Length: 1,064 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Politics of North and South Korea

    Politics of North and South Korea

    Research Essay: North Korea and South Korea Throughout the history of politics, our societies have encountered a large variety of different political and governing systems. From systems in which idealists introduced to our world, believing that they are capable of letting the world function and operate in a more efficient manner came two of the most popular political ideologies that most would recognize. They are known as democracy and communism. Even now during the twenty-first

    Essay Length: 2,564 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • Politics Paper

    Politics Paper

    One of the first things we have learned about politics this semester is that there is a constant struggle over the true definition, especially in how broad or narrow the definition is. When Thomas Jefferson wrote that “Politics are such torment that I would advise everyone I love not to mix with them.” it is understood that he is referring to the electoral and governmental aspects of politics. If Dr. Michael Rivage-Seul and Leslie Cagan

    Essay Length: 927 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Janna
  • Politics: Not All Women Think Alike

    Politics: Not All Women Think Alike

    With Election year in full swing and Preliminaries coming to Kentuckiana most pollsters have one question on their mind when it comes to the female vote- Will they side with sisterhood? The media calls groups like NOW to represent “women’s” opinions. NOW doesn’t represent women in general; just those who tend to be left sided. 1992 was dubbed “the year of the woman” by the mainstream media, due to the historic election of twenty-four new

    Essay Length: 992 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Politikus Sciencus

    Politikus Sciencus

    Politikus Sciencus Science: sci-ence -The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena. -Such activities restricted to a class of natural phenomena. -Such activities applied to an object of inquiry or study. Anyone asked what Politics is would easily say some shallow opinion on what it is, usually based on what they hear politics is like on t.v. not exactly giving an answer on what politics is. This is mainly because people have

    Essay Length: 643 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: July
  • Polititical Scandals

    Polititical Scandals

    When it comes to the importance of checking state and local politicians, I think it is extremely important to a certain extent. Any job should require some background check when the job is publicly related. Police officers for instance have an extensive background check if they have suspicion of a current or upcoming officer. Officers can contact a number of friends, relatives, bosses, etc. of the officer to ask questions, in hopes of catching the

    Essay Length: 632 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Artur
  • Pollution


    Pollution is when water, air or land becomes very dirty. Pollution can come in 3 different types effecting different types of areas in the world. Air pollution affects the air, water pollution affects the water and marine life, land pollution affects the land destroying life and the environment. We all contribute to pollution in some way or another. Whether it is with a large amount or small amount we can still cause major damage to

    Essay Length: 1,572 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Artur
  • Pollution


    Investigation of water pollution; comparison of water entering and leaving Newquay zoo. Many causes of pollution contain nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates. In excess levels, nutrients over stimulate the growth of aquatic plants and algae. Excessive growth of these types of organisms consequently clogs our waterways, use up dissolved oxygen as they decompose, and block light to deeper waters. This is harmful to aquatic organisms as it affects the respiration ability or fish and

    Essay Length: 289 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Top
  • Pollution in China

    Pollution in China

    One of the serious negative consequences of the People's Republic of China's rapid industrial development has been increased pollution and ruin of natural resources. A 1998 World Health Organization report on air quality in 272 cities worldwide reported that that seven of the world's 10 most polluted cities were in China (China: Environmental Issues). Industrialization in the Pearl River Delta has also contributed to worsening air pollution in Hong Kong. The Xinhua News Agency has

    Essay Length: 1,032 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Pollution: A Global Threat

    Pollution: A Global Threat

    Pollution: A Global Threat Pollution is an important problem surfacing across the globe that poses a threat to all living things and destroys vital elements of essential bionetworks. It is defined as the contamination of the Earth’s environment by materials that interfere with human health or the natural functioning of ecosystems. Fortunately, with improvements in technology and the efforts of environmental activists, the complicated issue of global pollution is receiving a growing amount of attention.

    Essay Length: 1,590 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
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