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  • The Electoral College Should Be Abolished

    The Electoral College Should Be Abolished

    Every 4 years, our country makes an incredibly important decision. We vote for the person who will represent the US in all domestic and international affairs; The President. Currently, we have many troops in Iraq fighting to help them establish a democracy. We are giving the citizens a right to vote, a privilege that many people claim we are lucky to have. In actuality, how democratic is our system overall? What many people don't realize

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Emergence of a Supra - National European Citizen

    The Emergence of a Supra - National European Citizen

    Kostas Theologou, Political Scientist, PhD Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law School of Applied Mathematics and Physics National Technical University of Athens, Greece Genikes Edres, Bldg E, 1st floor 9 Heroon Polytechneiou Str, 15780 NTUA Zographos Campus tel. 0030 210 772 2255, cell 0030 6976016195 fax. 0030 210 7721618 e-mail: cstheol@central.ntua.gr The emergence of a supra-national European citizen Kostas Theologou, PhD NTUA The emergence of a supra-national European citizen ABSTRACT This paper examines the

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Emerging Network of Networks

    The Emerging Network of Networks

    The emerging network of networks Karl Marx is considered one of the fathers of modern social sciences. You can’t discuss economics, political science, contemporary history, or sociology without seeing the influence of his ideas. Through his primary works, The Manifesto of the Communist Party and Capital, he spelt out a devastating analysis of capitalist economics and class relations that has remained relevant and influential in different ways over the past 150 years. Marx asserts

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil Long before oil’s rise to prominence in energy production, its entry into daily use was brought by peoples need for a cheaper and more flexible source of illumination. Petroleum derivatives have been exploited since the beginning of human civilization, particularly in ancient Mesopotamia and elsewhere in the Middle East, where a primitive oil industry supplied asphalt for building roads, mastic for waterproofing ships, architecture, hydraulics, and essential components for many medicines

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Top
  • The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil

    The Eminence of Oil Long before oil’s rise to prominence in energy production, its entry into daily use was brought by peoples need for a cheaper and more flexible source of illumination. Petroleum derivatives have been exploited since the beginning of human civilization, particularly in ancient Mesopotamia and elsewhere in the Middle East, where a primitive oil industry supplied asphalt for building roads, mastic for waterproofing ships, architecture, hydraulics, and essential components for many medicines

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Empty Pillow

    The Empty Pillow

    Using the theory of reason action-Fishbein and applying it on a 5 min. scene of the movie by: AlomaniQ8 THE EMPTY PILLOW This is a love story that it's events occur, in Egypt, in the fifties, where there were strict traditions about love between non married lovers, and where the word of the parents rules the lives of their sons and daughters. In that movie, a young man (salah) who is still a student falls

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Empty Pillow

    The Empty Pillow

    Using the theory of reason action-Fishbein and applying it on a 5 min. scene of the movie by: AlomaniQ8 THE EMPTY PILLOW This is a love story that it’s events occur, in Egypt, in the fifties, where there were strict traditions about love between non married lovers, and where the word of the parents rules the lives of their sons and daughters. In that movie, a young man (salah) who is still a student falls

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived up to Its Mandate

    The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived up to Its Mandate

    The Endangered Species Act Has Not Lived Up To Its Mandate The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has recovered only 12 of 1304 species in its 32-year history (Pombo, 2005). This is less than 1% rate of species recovery, a dismal success level for a federal government program financed by taxpayers. Also, it has been shown that the Endangered Species Act has been abused by various environmental organizations, and the bill itself is vaguely written. In

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Enemy Outside and Within: Grendel and His Mother

    The Enemy Outside and Within: Grendel and His Mother

    Introduction The most powerful members of any higher educational institution seem to be the governing board. The board creates and maintains the final authority of the institution. The board holds the definitive accountability for the educational institution. They have the authority to employ, evaluate, and dismiss all presidents and other administrative heads; however, what factors influence that process (AGB, 1998)? The board delegates a certain amount of authority, however limited, to the president. The president

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Environmental Solution

    The Environmental Solution

    The Environmental Solution Throughout history, mankind has had differing ideas on how to treat the environment. This differing opinion can be seen both within a single culture and time period, and between different cultures and time periods. In today’s society, this idea is more prevalent than ever, we see battles over where to dump wastes, how to reduce their production, and also how and if to reuse them. This recent interest in the environment at

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Essence of Justice

    The Essence of Justice

    Let’s say, hypothetically, that our class was stranded on a deserted island. Also, let’s assume that there is little chance of rescue, so we must find a way to establish civil order. In order to do this, specific rules must be put in place and set as a foundation of our small community. I propose that the equal distribution of vital resources collected by any member of the class be set in place as the

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    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Ethics of Abortion

    The Ethics of Abortion

    The Ethics Of Abortion Essay written by Anonymous Abortion is a very controversial subject that has been continually argued over for the past few years and probably many years to come. The main controversy is should abortion be legalized? First before we get into the many sides of abortion we must first define abortion. Abortion is the destruction of the fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mothers womb. This

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Ethics of Academic Freedom

    The Ethics of Academic Freedom

    The Ethics of Academic Freedom University of La Verne EcBu 543 Ethics in Organizations And Society Summer II 2005 Professor: Rita Thakur The Ethics of Academic Freedom "Don't take too seriously the advice of people who supposedly know better than you do. As long as you are finding out things we didn't know before, you are doing something right." ~Doreen Kimura The quest for knowledge can be a wonderful thing. It can help to

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Even Sadder New York Police Saga

    The Even Sadder New York Police Saga

    The Even Sadder New York Police Saga By Richard Emery The New York Times, December 12, 1987 The recent revelation that Transit Police officers made scores of illegal arrests for alleged sex abuse and other crimes in 1983 and 1984 is only the beginning of what promises to be a long and sorry story. It is fast becoming clear that the ill-advised practice of measuring police productivity by arrest quotas is responsible for a far

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: regina
  • The Evolution of Caribbean Social Policy: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda from the 1940’s to the Present Period

    The Evolution of Caribbean Social Policy: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda from the 1940’s to the Present Period

    THE EVOLUTION OF CARIBBEAN SOCIAL POLICY: Reasons for the Changes and Shifts in the Social Policy Agenda From the 1940’s to the Present Period. By Hyacinth O. Blake INTRODUCTION Social Policy may be broadly defined as a system of social welfare that includes economic as well as non-economic objectives and involves some measure of progressive redistribution in command over resources1. Using Mishra’s typology of social welfare models (see Fig. 1 below), this paper describes the

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Evolution of Hip Hop

    The Evolution of Hip Hop

    Chris James 4/20/06 “The Evolution of Hip Hop” Hip hop has taken major strides in order to advance from being a musical subculture to crossing over and ordaining a mass pop appeal. Although being first created by black youth in American inner cities; hip hop’s influence has touched all races in many countries around the world. A large number of the hip hop audience is no longer primarily black. Hip hop has time and time

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: regina
  • The Evolution of Surf Culture

    The Evolution of Surf Culture

    The Evolution of Surf Culture American society is a society based on laws and high expectations. Americans are expected to obey the law laid down by the government and follow the same basic path, which is to go to school and then get a job in order to achieve success. For years Americans have strived to relieve themselves from the pressures of society by partaking in various hobbies and recreational activities. During the 1960’s, the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Exchange Rate Mechanism (erm)

    The Exchange Rate Mechanism (erm)

    5.2 Problems in a fixed exchange rate system: The collapse of the ERM. Examine the causes of the collapse of the ERM in 1992. In so doing demonstrate your understanding of the following: uncovered interest parity condition; international capital mobility; the difference between the nominal and the real exchange rate; how to analyze an asymmetric aggregate demand shock to the country setting monetary policy in a fixed exchange rate arrangement. What does the open economy

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Jon
  • The Execution of Tookie Williams

    The Execution of Tookie Williams

    I’ve never resided nor visited California. Therefore, I wouldn’t understand the high crime rate nor the gang activities that exist. I’ve only seen movies that reflect different gang images. Movies such as Colors, Fresh, Boyz N Tha Hood, Menace II Society, and Original Gangstaz explain the life of crips, bloods, and other gangs. When children view these movies, they think they are cool. Their minds are too young and immature to witness such graphic images.

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The Exploitation of High-Performance Sport in Capitalism

    The Exploitation of High-Performance Sport in Capitalism

    The Exploitation of High-Performance Sport in Capitalism In Chapter 2 of Out of Left Field, by Gamal Abdel-Shehid and Nathan Kalman-Lamb, one of the main themes that is discussed is capitalism. The distinguishing feature of capitalism, noted by Marx and Engels, is that all goods and services are turned into commodities, including one's labour (Abdel-Shehid & Kalman-Lamb 12). According to them, people are divided into two primary classes in capitalism: the proletariat, those who sell

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    Submitted: August 2, 2016 By: khanjamie92
  • The Exploration of the Orgasm

    The Exploration of the Orgasm

    The role of the orgasm in heterosexual relationships is significant in having a satisfying malefemale relationship according to society’s expectations. By using the malefemale binary, as well as exploring the social construction of sex, we can see just how significant the role the orgasm plays in heterosexual relationships. First off, we must understand that orgasms are achieved differently for both males and females. Male orgasms are achieved through the male sex organ, being the penis.

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Faces of Evil and Innocence

    The Faces of Evil and Innocence

    The Faces of Evil and Innocence When one thinks of a young child one thinks of joy, innocence, and being carefree. Too often than not though that innocence is taken from a young child through sexual abuse. Studies have shown over and over again that a child who has been sexually abused carries those scars with them into adulthood, many times affecting adult relationships. When a person thinks of a child molester they see in

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    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Facts on Teen Drinking

    The Facts on Teen Drinking

    The Facts on Teen Drinking Eighteen-year of Scott Krueger of Orchard Park, N.Y. was a bright student, graduating near the top of his high school class. In 1997, he was admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge. Mass., one of the country’s most prestigious colleges. Like many other college freshman. Krueger pledged into a fraternity where drinking massive amounts of alcohol was considered a rite of passage. During a party in

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Fair Tax

    The Fair Tax

    The Fair Tax Does anyone really enjoy paying taxes? Or better yet, does anyone enjoy paying taxes that they have no control over how much they pay? The United States' current tax system includes a graduated income tax. The graduated income tax basically means the more money an individual make, the higher percentage of their income they will surrender to Uncle Sam. Also, people of lower incomes pay little to no income tax. A

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Carlton
  • The Fair Tax Plan

    The Fair Tax Plan

    The Fair Tax plan is a comprehensive proposal that replaces all federal income and payroll taxes with an integrated approach including a progressive national retail sales tax; a rebate to ensure no one pays federal taxes up to the poverty level, dollar-for-dollar revenue. This non-exclusive legislation puts an end to all federal, personal gift, estate capitol gains, alternative minimum, Social Security, Medicare, self-employment, and corporate taxes and replaces them all with one simple federal retail

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Fairness Doctrine

    The Fairness Doctrine

    The Fairness Doctrine was part of the Federal Communications Commissions’ policy which began in 1949 to ensure fairness and reduce bias in radio broadcasts, as there were a limited number of programs at the time. The policy was relatively broad at first however in 1967 the Fairness Doctrine was defined the by the FCC; listing acts which violated being fair and biased (ex. Personal attack.) The Fairness Doctrine went to the Supreme Court in 1969

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Falconer

    The Falconer

    The Falconer Training begins with a wild bird on a tether. You teach it to fly, controlled, in a very confined area. You reward obedience with affection, and kindness, and an occasional treat. As the bird responds, the tether gets longer, the area of freedom expands, but remains under control. As trust and loyalty grows, so does the tether, and eventually, it is no longer neccessary. Replacing the tether is the voice command; strong, sure,

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Fall and Rise of Religion

    The Fall and Rise of Religion

    The Fall and The Rise of Religion The world is a place of constant change where it is hard to predict how the outcome of certain transformations would affect other factors. Many sociologists and theorists thought that modernity and rationality brought by the enlightenment movement in 18th century would leave no place for religion in people’s lives. However, their secularist theories were proved wrong by the rise of sacralization which is verified by fundamentalist movements

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: July
  • The Family an Example of a Primary Group

    The Family an Example of a Primary Group

    1. INTRODUCTION “The family we are born into is the small group to which most of us owe our primary allegiance for the first fifteen or twenty years of our life, and, indeed for many people in our society, it remains a focus for allegiance throughout their lives.” (Douglas 1983: p86 Quoted from Tajfel 1978:p179) People can establish or grow their social structure, status and leadership abilities just by being a part of a group

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Fed Under Alan Greenspan

    The Fed Under Alan Greenspan

    Bankers prior to the establishment of the Federal Reserve would establish lines of credit with larger banks. In the event of a run, the smaller bank would draw on the line of credit. In times of panic, large numbers of depositors would demand to withdraw their money, and only the largest Wall Street banks, with millions of dollars in reserve, could guard against this. In the early twentieth century, people were running to withdraw all

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    Essay Length: 2,637 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Steve
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