Essays Tagged: "bribe"

Story Manifest Function

fore the city council where it met resistance, but being the accomplish politician he was,he knew a bribe would get them into a passing the law kinda mood.Some of the Manifest functions John saw was t ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


throw him has meant the death ofmany. One incident caused a Squadron Commander in the Iraqi army to bribe atruck driver to sneak him out of Baghdad after discovering that Iraqi Intelligencehad been to ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Text Analysis of Amos 5:1-17 I will be examining the overal meaning of the text. Also examining the different translations of the text for clarity and consistency.

heba or Gilgal on God's demand. The passage talks about the people who trample the poor, steal, and bribe will never prosper in the Lord's eyes. Simply be good, flee evil and live. Hate evil and love ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Frank Serpico: An Honest Cop

recinct.When he came into the police, he saw that everything was wrong. Police officers were taking bribes from people and drug dealers. Serpico just wanted to be an honest cop. His perseverance pushe ... verance pushed him to change all of this. One day he received an envelope with $300 in it. It was a bribe. After this, he couldn't wait any longer. He started to act. He started to go to higher offici ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Corruption: An essay on public officials and corruption in office. Includes works cited.

lly for doing something that he or she is ordinarily required to do by law. In the second type, the bribe is paid to obtain services that the official is prohibited from providing. Another way that co ...

(2 pages) 153 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

ressed, for his brother death. He didn't want to eat or sleep. His mother, his friend Henry and his bribe Elizabeth tried so hard to make him happy, but he's just so sad. Later on he realized that the ... has brought him misery from the very beginning.But then the creature got another idea. He wanted a bribe to live with. Victor refused, as he thought that twice a monster as now would bring oblivion. ...

(3 pages) 78 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.

resent and shape the future. Ellis Burden departing from his wife and Jack, Judge Irwin accepting a bribe from the American Electric Power Company, and Jack digging for dirt on Judge Irwin all catalyz ... ollow action and the past, our history, never falls completely asleep.Judge Irwin's acceptance of a bribe from the American Electric Power Company to drop a suit against Southern Belle Fuel, another e ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Manipulation of desires in The Iliad.

of The Iliad by Homer, Agamemnon gives gifts to Achilles to get help. Therefore, Agamemnon tries to bribe Achilles into following his agenda. By giving specific gifts to fulfill personal desires, appa ... , can be manipulated through the giving of gifts; therefore, throughout Book IX, Agamemnon tries to bribe Achilles with gifts targeted at fulfilling his desires. This phenomenon is applicable to our m ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Transcontinental Railroad Important Dates. It is written like a timeline.

During the winter of 1863-1864 Durant went to Washington, armed with cash and stock certificates to bribe congressmen. Collis Huntington of the Central Pacific was there too. His pockets crammed with ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a brief essay entitled Tennessee's Partner that delves into the charcters that are portrayed by Bret Harte in his short story Tennessee's Parter.

f education and common sense is reflected in his inability to comprehend the judge's refusal of his bribe. However, despite these crude qualities, the townspeople of Sandy Bar, including Tennessee's p ... e had run off with his wife, and when he attempts to save Tennessee from the noose by attempting to bribe the judge. At the end of the story, Tennessee's partner is portrayed as a loyal friend whose s ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Before the Law

he comes to the door, asking and answering questions, seeking permission to enter. He even tries to bribe or flatter his way in. The doorkeeper takes the bribes, only so that the man will not think th ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Terms and People -

Roman emperor (1519-56), became emperor by providing funds with which the ambitious Habsburg could bribe electors.Magyars - Any member of the dominant ethnic group in Hungary. Speakers of a Finno-Ugr ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Bribery and Extortion in International transactions

Bribery and Extortion in International transactionsIn my Term Paper I would to cover very difficult ... on in International transactionsIn my Term Paper I would to cover very difficult subjects which are Bribery and Extortion committed in transactions, first let us present short definition and its descr ... and Extortion committed in transactions, first let us present short definition and its descriptions:Bribery is the practice of offering professional money or other favors in order to go around ethics ...

(5 pages) 98 1 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How was Opposition To The Vietnam War Portrayed In Contemporary Literature, Film and Popular Song?

them defend themselves from Communism. However Diem's government was corrupt. He used U.S. money to bribe others and sometimes sold the weapons giving to him by America, to the Communist North. His go ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Factors affecting Ethical Behavior

osed to bad or wrong in the context of the governing moral code.For example, is it ethical to pay a bribe to obtain a business contract in a foreign country? Is it ethical to allow your company to wit ... s but ofindividual's environment. For example, almost every country has stiff laws againstDemanding bribes on the part of government employees. In addition, employees areregularly sent to value orient ...

(7 pages) 355 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Bleak House" Synopsis

lity is detrimental to the future life of the child.Herold Skimpole betrays his daughter, Jo, for a bribe. Skimpole explains to Esther that, "'You know I don't pretend to be responsible. I never could ...

(3 pages) 20 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Corruption In China

s are included then it is illegal under the Foreign Corrupt Policies Act because it is considered a bribe.Many foreign companies request or demand something before they will sign a contract. They coul ... l consideration.6. After some extensive research, I found it very difficult to find alternatives to bribery in the foreign market since it has become such a common practice. One alternative to bribery ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cultural Comparison: Law And Order

honorable and fair. We all know not all of them are. In Malaysia, according to Daphne Chan, you can bribe the police to let you off. "All you have to do is ask "˜do you want to settle this now?'" ... sound pretty lenient compared to the United States where you can get in more trouble for trying to bribe an officer, if he isn't crooked, and lose you license for six months for drinking and driving. ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pride And Prejudice

Darcy is trying to do to Jane and Mr. Bingley. Mr. Darcy does a good deed himself when he pays the bribe for Wickham to marry Lydia. Each shows how one can so easily overlook their own circumstances ... and Mr. Bingley.Mr. Darcy redeems and surprises himself specifically to Elizabeth when he pays the bribe to get Wickham to marry Lydia. Elizabeth realizes that Darcy had done it for her, which is tru ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In The Pond

. Day and night Bin was excited about whether he would be chosen. Meilan suggested that they try to bribe Secretary Liu and Director Ma in hope that they would give them a home, but Bin was too stubbo ...

(9 pages) 5 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers