Essays Tagged: "mid 1980s"


lopment. The nation is struggling to modernize its economy. With more than 80 million people in the mid-1980s, Mexico's overall population density exceeds 110 per square mile. More than half of its in ... By the end of the century the city's population could easily exceed 25 million.The famous Aztec pyramids of Teotihuacan are located northeast of the city, and the floating gardens of Xochimilco are in ...

(16 pages) 346 0 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Agri Tourism in Cyprus discusssed

challenges facing the tourism industry in Cyprus have not gone unrecognised by the authorities. In mid-1980s, when it became evident that the development of tourism was becoming, in a sense, too succ ... n the traditional hill resorts, backed up by marketing strategies designed to attract more diverse, middle to upper income tourists (Andronikou, 1986).Since then, successive plans and policies have so ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay deals with the population problem in China. It discusses the one-child policy and it effect on China in the 1970s and 1980s.

educational advantages in return for the promising not to have more than one child. However, by the mid-1980s only 1/5 of all married couples had signed the contract, and nearly half of all the report ...

(1 pages) 107 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The repression of the first amendment, and the alternatives to censorship.

ession, was fundamental to how we defined ourselves as a nation and as individuals. Sometime in the mid-1980s, we began to hear angry citizens announce that they no longer believed that the freedoms o ...

(3 pages) 70 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Laura Ashley

g, and furniture. Famed for its floral prints, the chain was highly successful during the early and mid 1980s but things changed in the early 1990s when various management and structural problems as w ... ra Ashley that covers the most important aspects in terms of their successes and failures.Strengths·Strong customer loyalty.·In the beginning, complimentary talents of Bernard and Laura ...

(11 pages) 287 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Parental Advisory Labels: Useless.

the freedom of speech." This liberty, however, was challenged by Tipper Gore and her cronies in the mid-1980s with their Parental Advisory labels on albums. Artists no longer have a right to say what ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Don Lazaro in Requiem Guatemala

of asking, Don Lazaro is being told what to do throughout the entire drama in Guatemala. During the mid 1980s, terror was spread everywhere in the region of El Quiche where thousand of Indians were ki ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

-Postmodernism -

English/ENGL2012Klages/pomo.html "postmodernism only emerged as an area of academic study since the mid-1980s." The term postmodernism is hard to define, because the concept or idea appears in a wide ...

(1 pages) 114 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ze in today's Soviet Union the old empire of the Russians -- the only empire that survived into the mid 1980s.In their Communist Manifesto of 1848, two famous philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Enge ... takeoff, originated in the west. Designed in France and Germany, it was brought into Russia in the middle of the nineteenth century and promptly attracted support among the country's educated, public ...

(11 pages) 109 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The History Of Hockey

Until the mid-1980s it was generally accepted that ice hockey derived from English field hockey and Indian lac ... nglish field hockey and Indian lacrosse and was spread throughout Canada by British soldiers in the mid-1800s. Research then turned up mention of a hockeylike game, played in the early 1800s in Nova S ... The first use of a puck instead of a ball was recorded at Kingston Harbour, Ont., in 1860.Until the mid-1980s it was generally accepted that ice hockey derived from English field hockey and Indian lac ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Look Into James Hardie's Purchasing System

I. COMPANY BACKGROUNDJames Hardie InternationalIn the mid 1980s, James Hardie pioneered the development of fiber cement technology, and began designing an ... perience with JHPI.(2) Policies and StrategiesList of Requirements to be submitted by the supplier:· Formal Letter of Application for Accreditation· Duly accomplished inf ... contact numbers)- Bank reference(s)- Other relevant information as may be required· Incorporation Papers (Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Trade and In ...

(11 pages) 78 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Regulations in Healthcare

Since the hospital prospective payment system ("PPS") was introduced in the mid-1980s, hospitals have been trying to develop a means by which they can align their financial inc ...

(4 pages) 171 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Taco Bell - HBR Case Study

rket was an upcoming industry in the 1960s and 1970s.In addition we will review how in the early to mid 1980s, Taco Bell attempted to establish a clear path to where it wanted to be in the industry an ...

(6 pages) 136 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Outline the effects of globalisation on the Australian economy in recent years. Focus on trade, investment, finance, technology, and labour.

on and free up the trade process as well as the increase in TNCs and world organisations. Since the mid-1980s governments have focused their policies towards the removal of trade barriers in industrie ...

(4 pages) 102 0 1.0 Jun/2005

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

Discuss how financial markets in Australia are regulated.

ial markets have undergone two major changes in recent decades. The first change is done during the mid 1980s, which is the deregulation of the financial markets. This is done in order to increase the ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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

Whistle-blowing events.

The Hughes Whistle blowing Case.In the mid 1980s, Hughes Microelectronics was manufacturing hybrid microchips for use in guidance systems a ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

American Culture since 1980s.

xpressing thoughts of suicide.The 1980s became the Me! Me! Me! Generation of status seekers. By the mid-1980s, capping a trend under way for more than half a century, three-fourths of all employees wo ... rose above 10 percent and almost one-third of America's industrial plants lay idle. Throughout the Midwest, major firms like General Electric and International Harvester released workers. The oil cri ...

(4 pages) 132 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

USA National Security Strategy (NSS) in post-Cold War Era

is concerned, the 12 countries in the European Union had overcome the United States as early as the mid-1980s, and the strength of Japan alone then was 40 percent of the United States'. Therefore the ... reconstruction, as before the war Europe was the wealthiest and developed area in the world. By the mid-1970s, US investments in Europe accounted for more than half of its total overseas investments. ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.7 Mar/2006

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

Paper on the Al Qaeda Terrorist Organization

the uprising against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. Thousands of volunteers from around the Middle East came to Afghanistan as mujahideen, warriors fighting to defend fellow Muslims. In the mi ... nfluence out of all Muslim nations, destroy Israel, and topple pro-Western dictatorships around the Middle East. Bin Laden has also said that he wishes to unite all Muslims and establish, by force if ...

(5 pages) 177 0 0.0 Apr/2006

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

History of Gangster Rap

Gangster rap has been an influential form of music since its origin. During the mid-1980s, rap moved from the fringes to the mainstream of the music industry as white musicians beg ... nd misogynistic (woman-hating) imagery in the history of popular music. The style's popularity with middle-class whites has been attacked as vicarious thrill-seeking of the most insidious sort. Critic ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies