Essays Tagged: "escalation"

Drug Prohibition

producers and smugglers in Columbia and the U.S.' The consequence of this drastic factory-to-retail escalation is a rise in crime. Addicts must pay hundreds of times the costs of their habit, and ofte ...

(3 pages) 94 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The threat of accidental nuclear war

very broad subject, withhard to define boundaries. Technical errors, miscalculations andunintended escalation can all lead to inadvertent nuclear war.In the 1950's a flock of geese was mistaken for a ... ivenuclear war, in which a minor situation becomes an all out nuclear war.One scenario could be the escalation of a conventional war in Europe,where the deployment of nuclear weapons along the front l ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Dec/1996

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

Why did the US become involved in military conflict with Vietnam?

There were many stages of escalation from countries accross the globe, leading up to US military involvement in Vietnam.The ev ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capital Punishment~Right or Wrong? Essay about the different views involving the death penalty and why they might feel that way.

or they simply are thinkingirrationally at the time and just don't think of theconcequences. So an escalation of concequences is usuallyirrelevent to their state of mind at the time that theycomit th ...

(3 pages) 145 5 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty


e in poverty and are stuck in a rut. Why do these women stay with their abusers?Phase 1: Buildup or EscalationThe beginning of the sequence. The batterer is building up his/her stress and tension. Arg ...

(7 pages) 146 1 3.8 Dec/2003

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

Imagery and Perceptions in "Filthy Landscape and "August"

ummer landscape.The sexuality in "Filthy Landscape" appears to escalate from stanza to stanza. This escalation of sexuality is first seen in stanza one in lines three and four where Simic uses personi ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Three Main Events that Caused the Escalation of the Cold war up to the Berlin Blockade

I believe that there were three main events that caused the escalation of the Cold War. This essay is going to assess how these three events contributed to the ... ions between East and West.So overall in my opinion there were three main events that helped in the escalation of the Cold War. First there is the Potsdam Conference where the first disagreements star ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Cuban Missile Crisis. What happened to prompt such a close confrontation

as the closest that the USSR and the United States have ever come to the brink of nuclear war. With escalation of war rising on both sides and, the threat of first strike upon one another, government ...

(6 pages) 100 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

American incompetancy as a Cause of Southern Vietnamese downfall

Cold War had been containment of Communist aggression and advances. However, since the ill-advised escalation of American involvement into the Vietnamese civil war, the circumstances of Vietnam conti ... t American political dominance, as it they did in attempts to relinquish French control. Continuing escalation in the war which, was supposed to be fought by the Vietnamese themselves, began to catch ...

(8 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Important Facts about the Vietnam War. Good Notes for a test on the Vietnam War.

t resolution passed overwhelmingly by congress on August 7, 1964. It became the basis for Johnson's escalation of the war in Southeast Asia. A 1968 U.S Senate investigation the alleged Gulf of Tonkin ...

(1 pages) 68 0 2.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

1865 13th Amendment is Ratified

ed to slavery's expansion, they were ambivalent about outlawing the institution entirely. The war's escalation after the First Battle of Bull Run in July 1861 caused many to rethink the role that slav ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

At the greatest level, what was the extent of the US combat power in Vietnam? Is the US better or worse off because they lost? Is Vietnam better or worse off because of the North?

m.The Vietnam War was a big time, money and efforts consuming war to the US. First of all, from the escalation of war (1945) till the withdrawal of the US (1975), it lasted for thirty years. In these ...

(4 pages) 29 1 3.8 Jan/2006

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

Denver international airport: Report on a construction project that had major cost overruns.

of Mayor Pena. It also looks at the construction of the airport and the subsequent delays and cost escalation that the airport suffered. This should lead us to the conclusion of whether or not this a ... itive and negative. Positive disasters are projects that are finished but suffer from time and cost escalation. Examples of this would be the Sydney Opera House or the Humber Bridge. Negative disaster ...

(9 pages) 149 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Project 1: The Sydney Opera House.

e described as an economic and planning disaster setting some kind of world record in time and cost escalation.The existence of this unique cultural monument between Australia's equivalent to Plymouth ... within this figure the car park estimated to cost $A7.00M were deleted.1.2.4: Summary of time/cost escalationThe final cost of $A102M amounted to a staggering $A1,133/m2! The overall situation can be ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Film and Production

its demand for production and distribution of major studio and independent projects, and continued escalation and development of interactive media will amplify demand for producers. Employment in mot ...

(4 pages) 36 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Blade Runner" and "Brave New World" Comparative Study

idual contexts through a variety of filmic and literary devices.'Blade' does not depict change, but escalation; every negative tendency in the 1980's has been amplified through unrelenting consumption ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Causes of the Korean War

pt to drive the communists back. In due time the Chinese got involved in the conflict as well. This escalation brought forth what is today known as the Korean War. While searching for the grounds of t ... na's turn to communism had indeed been a factor of the United States direct involvement in, and the escalation of, the Korean War. China's fall to communism also affected Stalin's stance on Kim Il Son ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Outline briefly the managerial criticisms of the profit maximising firm - Compare and contrast the Neo-classical profit maximising model with the management model of Baumol.

Since the 12th century and the escalation of separate owner / managed business organizations, the assumption that firms maximises p ...

(9 pages) 104 0 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


nt's frustration level than with the child's misbehaviour. Many cases of child abuse result from an escalation of "low level" hitting or spanking.The CWLC and other organizations have policies opposin ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Research Analysis

s could go higher as increased warm-weather driving in another two months pushes up demand; causing escalation of prices.'' (USA Today, 2005)With the high demand on fuel prices, Team B decided to iden ...

(4 pages) 185 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers