Essays Tagged: "political arena"

Sexual Harassment and the Clarence Thomas Hearings

e Thomas and the proceeding Senate Judiciary Hearing thrust the issue of sexual harassment into the political arena, the workplace, and every day life. Introduction Sexual harassment is ...

(7 pages) 176 0 4.2 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Chinese Canadians On Politics

lation in the Greater Toronto Area. The enigma is why they have only made marginal inroads into the political arena.Olivia Chow, a Metro councilor representing the Downtown ward says 'this community h ... rder of Canada, thinks that despite changes in Chinese attitudes, fear is still an obstacle towards political evolution. People are not afraid to demand for equal rights but the so-called mainstream p ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Eisenhower and his political career.

'I do not want to be president of the United States, and I want no political office or political connection of any kind,' said General Dwight David Eisenhower to a str ... Paris during the last half of 1951. Despite Eisenhower's often-repeated declaration against holding political office, American business leaders and politicians continued to urge him to run for the Whi ... erican people wanted and needed for the country; however Eisenhower loathed the partisanship of the political arena and lacked any burning desire to hold public office. In early 1952 Eisenhower hesita ...

(10 pages) 131 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

"Educational Funding". I wrote this as an argumentative essay. It is written at a college level for an AP english class. How should schools be funded?

ate nineteenth century, the public education system remains the target of many disagreements in the political arena, such as the debate of how to disperse the nation's educational funds. Today there a ... ns schools as a "governmental institution," officials may have the ability to alter curriculums for political purposes. Politics although do exist in organizations such as parent groups, administrativ ...

(4 pages) 455 2 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Theoretical Frameworks

The importance of theoretical frameworks is essential for understanding foundations for political science. The definition of the word framework is a theory which can be used as a lens to l ... . (E.g., journalist look at a set of facts that tell a story of what happened). These frameworks in political science help build a strong foundation and advocate a precise sense of racial balance in t ... tive branch. The third assumption of the pluralist theory is non-cumulative groups have a number of political resources at their disposal. If a group does not have financial means it might make up for ...

(4 pages) 145 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Womens rights in the US throughout history.

ok jobs were preparing themselves for a lifetime career. The women's movement broughtwomen into the political arena in growing numbers. In 1969 women only held 3.5 percent ofelected state offices. By ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is Discrimination the Answer?

One issue that has caused many debates in the political arena is affirmative action. Originally designed to aid in the fight against discriminatio ...

(1 pages) 31 1 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl

n the Life of A Slave Girl brought the sexual oppression of captive black women into the public and political arena. In the Incidents of a Slave Girl Jacobs revealed her real feelings and emotions beh ...

(7 pages) 167 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jean Basquait

rather publicized details of his life in paintings. He did not try to involve himself in the black political arena because he didn't feel welcome in the upper-class black art communities. Although he ...

(6 pages) 44 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


countries from their period of colonization to their struggle for independence and struggle in the political arena. The following paper will focus on the struggle and hardships of two distinct countr ... dispensations, we observe the disintegration, distortion or bastardization of indigenous social and political structures and consequences.Until 1959, the Tutsis formed the dominant caste under a feuda ...

(7 pages) 94 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Leadership Attributes of Lee Iacocca

l in making Mr. Iacocca a successful leader. A lot of people wish that he had taken a leap into the political arena. A man of his unique leadership skills would make for a great politician. From Ford ...

(8 pages) 108 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

American Foreign Policy.

The role of the United States in the political arena of the world has changed dramatically over the years. Ever since the American Revolu ...

(3 pages) 72 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Given that 88% of Indonesians are Muslim, why is political Islam not dominant?

ematically depoliticise Islam through its de-Islamicisation policies and tight control over Islamic political activities. In relation to the role of the state, it is important to look at these periods ... ties. In relation to the role of the state, it is important to look at these periods in Indonesia's political history and analyse the impact of state influence on the issue of what type of role Islam ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


t'; that is, a world being molded, by economic and technological forces, into a shared economic and political arena (Featherstone M, Lash S, Robertson R.1995).Definition of Globalization:"Tendency tow ... unities ( And also it is characterized by four types of change:- Stretching of social, political and economic activities across political frontiers, regions and continents.- Intensificati ...

(4 pages) 355 0 2.8 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

John Alexander Dowie

reat ministry of John Alexander Dowie was launched.At one point in his life, Dowie was moved by the political scene thinking he could influence more out of the political arena then the church groups, ...

(1 pages) 402 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

How Do Plato, Locke & Machiavelli Address The Concepts Of Power, Authority & Legitimacy

The political arena in modern times is often times fraught with dissension, treachery and agendas which ... cy and power exist within the formalisation of theory.“The idea of authority is central to any political order.” (Stirk and Weigall, 1995:39)Authority in essence can be defined as the “ ... the key to escaping the state of nature (which he viewed as largely pessimistic) was to institute a political structure whereby one individual was elevated to a position of antonymous authority (Stirk ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Representative Government

Representative democracy, a political system carried out by most countries, is a method in which various individuals compete for ... thod in which various individuals compete for the people's votes in order to gain the power to make political decisions. The method's basis is the major standards of federalism and the separation of p ... ous similarities, I do not believe that any of the theories would have a possibility in out current political system, except the pluralist theory.The Marxist theory claims that the ruling class of the ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

n the Life of a Slave Girl brought the sexual oppression of captive black women into the public and political arena.Harriet Jacobs takes a great risk writing her trials as a house servant in the south ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


members of any professional organization at the national level", rendering their voice weak in the political arena. (p.10) "In reality nursing is both an independent and interdependent discipline. Nu ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Employer association

s such as information, publicity, promotion, finance, education and research, trade regulations and political lobbying' (Deery and Plowman, 1985:182-3).Employer associations deal with industrial relat ... the fields of industrial relations and personnel administration. The fourth is to lobby within the political arena in opposition to social legislation (concerning, for example, minimum pay laws, redu ...

(7 pages) 39 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management