Essays Tagged: "Autonomy"

Women in Africa

ca, there is a large discrepancy in who controlled the resources, access to the economy, individual autonomy and central voice in the government between the men and the women. African men, for the mos ... support their families. Their concerns were local and practical. The men were concerned with their autonomy being threatened by the colonial officials. True the men knew that they would be in a worse ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

An Argument for the Legalization of Drugs. Based on John Stuart Mills' "Revised Harm Principle"'

ple should be free to do what they want unless they threaten the vital interests (i.e., security or autonomy) of others.Using Mills' principle as a litmus test for this issue leads one to come down on ... ple should be free to do what they want unless they threaten the vital interests, i.e., security or autonomy, of others) and define its terms. Proponents of legalization argue that drug use is a self- ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.9 Jul/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Autonomy v paternalism in mental health treatment, outline and review of the nys case on Jacob Gordon

ears of a psychiatricallydisabled man's life. Mr. Gordon appeared to vacillate between striving for autonomy andaccepting the support of his family. Unfortunately, it appeared by this account that the ... family. Unfortunately, it appeared by this account that the familiessupport was not synonymous with autonomy. It did not appear that Mr. Gordon had ever desiredor sought agency intervention for himsel ...

(10 pages) 147 0 2.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

gulf war

apart of the Ottoman Empire along with Kuwait, but Britain was called for protection in return for autonomy in local affairs. In 1961 Britain granted Kuwait independence, and Iraq soon announced that ...

(4 pages) 154 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Events Leading to the American Revolution

ng dictum, that in 1764, thecolonists were of a submissive nature, and were weakly pleadingfor self-autonomy. This small fire of anger will become a hugeconflagration as the rights are slowly rescinde ... mically prosperous.The whole idea of mercantilism was about to be crushed, due tothis idea, of self-autonomy with respect to colonial economics.'Ye that oppose independence now, ye know not what ye do ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

1926 Balfour Report: Canada Achieves Greater Autonomy From Britain

tionships. Based mainly on the British Commonwealth's acceptance of the principles underpinning the autonomy of the self-governing Dominions, this document represented an important step in Canada's pa ... self-governing Dominions, this document represented an important step in Canada's path to complete autonomy. The law affirming these principles was the 1931 Statute of Westminister, which Canada adop ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Events that led to the American Revolution - Takes into account all events, thoughts, and ideas that led to the American Revolution

ng dictum, that in 1764,the colonists were of a submissive nature, and were weakly pleading forself-autonomy. This small fire of anger will become a huge conflagration asthe rights are slowly rescinde ... mically prosperous. Thewhole idea of mercantilism was about to be crushed, due to this idea, ofself-autonomy with respect to colonial economics."Ye that oppose independence now, ye know not what ye do ...

(4 pages) 323 2 3.9 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Economic Development in Zimbabwe

ed on the African continent1. A fairly young political entity, Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialistic claims to the A ... ugh a colony, throughout the existence of its charter Rhodesia enjoyed self-governing and perceived autonomy. The United Kingdom reserved the right to intervene in the policies of Rhodesia at any prom ...

(6 pages) 113 0 5.0 Feb/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Economic Development in Zimbabwe

ped on the African continent . A fairly young political entity,Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialisticclaims to the Af ... ugh a colony, throughout the existence of its charter Rhodesia enjoyed self-governing and perceived autonomy. TheUnited Kingdom reserved the right to intervene in the policies of Rhodesia at any promp ...

(6 pages) 94 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

A brief discussion about medical ethics and autonomy

Medical Ethics and AutonomyAutonomy is one of the most central values in the United States particularly when it comes t ... ere have been several issues covered in the last few pages but the major point is the importance of autonomy. Any concept of moral decision making assumes that rational representatives are involved in ... s that rational representatives are involved in making informed and voluntary decisions.In summary, autonomy is essential to providing the health care that is necessary in our society. Individuals mus ...

(4 pages) 316 1 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is analyzed using psychoanalytic, reader-response, feminist, and Marxist criticism.

most of the patients are not "chronics" (committed forcibly), nobody ever leaves to establish their autonomy. Nurse Ratched, under the guise of a counselor interested in helping them to overcome their ... e himself of an overwhelming need for his mother, and enter the Symbolic realm, thereby gaining his autonomy. Unfortunately, Ratched and the sadistic orderlies put an end to his fustian ranting, and h ...

(14 pages) 423 9 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Responsibility: are we really responsible for our actions?

es that were not taken as well as the choices that were made. Thomas Nagel believes that an agent's autonomy is always being threatened by the possibility of a viewpoint that is more objective than hi ... responsibility can be placed on an agent, while if the will is caused, responsibility is discounted.Autonomy and the tradeoff between the subjective and objective points of view are at the heart of an ...

(6 pages) 191 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Compairing the two books, "Dispatches" by Herr and "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by" Miller. Focuses on an indepth look at the main characters and how they are seen in the eye's of the reader.

d animals? These are questions that remain controversial to this day. Should human beings abuse the autonomy allowed to them through such things as technology, or should all beings be treated equal? A ... angerous and risky patrol times, such as mid afternoon in broad day light. The elders had much more autonomy over themselves regardless of rank. The youthful soldiers where viewed with disrepute despi ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Sigmond Freud's psychosexual stages.

ge into adolescence plus three stages of adulthood.Erikson's first five stages, trust vs. mistrust, autonomy vs. shame and doubt, initiative vs. guilt, industry vs. inferiority, and identity vs. ident ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Rabbinical Judaism.

who in the past have existed as a nation in their land, or have enjoyed a large measure of communal autonomy in foreign lands' (Alexander, 1984, p. 11). Rabbinical Judaism is the form of Judaism as we ...

(4 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mohatma (Mohandas) Ghandi.

hough India was then under British rule, over 500 kingdoms, principalities, and states were allowed autonomy in domestic and internal affairs: these were the so-called 'native states'. Rajkot was one ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Economic Impact On Pakistan Due To Ongoing Conflicts With India.

lain the reason why both Pakistan and India have never been able to come to terms with each other's autonomy. It makes the argument that neither country has ever been able to achieve any closure on it ...

(8 pages) 145 2 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Organizational structure of Dimitri.

dization to increase job efficiency and ensure its quality standards. It implies that it needs less autonomy and more control. Leakos's management matches it well. Rotation among jobs not only matches ... ker. The job is not routine so high standardization is not necessary. It implies that it needs more autonomy and less control. Paul and Harvey's management doesn't match it, for "they do not like dele ...

(12 pages) 341 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Kant's Categorical Imperative.

rson toward good or right acts. A good will, however, requires a will of ones own, which comes from autonomy. Autonomy is the power to self govern. It gives you the ability to control your own behavio ... trol your own behavior. Autonomy can be good or bad. So, good autonomous willing requires more than autonomy alone. A good autonomous will has two further conditions: respect for others as members of ...

(3 pages) 241 2 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The role of occupational therapists in mental health care.

model, and as a result there is an increasing emphasis on community-based care initiatives and the autonomy of the health care recipient. Consequently, professionals in various fields of mental healt ... orkers have a higher profile in the field as a whole, and are having to develop a greater degree of autonomy. The competence of mental health workers, and the way in which they perceive themselves, ha ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine