Essays Tagged: "public officials"

How Phreaks, Anarchist, the KKK, and SWP compare to Big Brother from 1984

se groups all have one thing in common......theysomehow break the law. The Ku Klux Klan 'terrorized public officials inefforts to drive them from office and blacks in general to prevent them fromvotin ... fact many Phreaks go around and improve systems. They writeprograms and all sorts of things for the public to enjoy. They may breakinto bank's computers, but they do not always take something. OnePhre ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Impact on Interest Groups on Twentieth Century American Government

(Page: 1)Interest Group is defined as 'an organized body of individuals who tryto influence public policy.' This system is designed so that interest groupswould be an instrument of public infl ... on of their members in the political process. Interest groupsalso educate, by trying to inform both public officials and the public at largeabout matters of importance to them. Lobby groups also keep ...

(4 pages) 244 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


r disease of modern times. Since the epidemic was first identified in 1981, scientists, physicians, public officials, and journalists have frequently raised historical questions. Most often these ques ... ? How has it spread among members of particular groups?What does the history of medical science and public health in this century suggest about our ability to control the epidemic and eventually to cu ...

(11 pages) 156 2 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Academic freedom Vs. Community Freedom

r a good human life." I agree with this quote from the Supreme court, that education, especially in public High schools, should prepare students for good life in the real-world society. Therefore, I a ... iberty to teach, pursue, and discuss knowledge without restriction or interference, as by school or public officials.Knowledge- the body of facts, etc. accumulated by mankindCommunity- A group of peop ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bureaucracies and Interest Groups in a Democratic Society

they had plans for the United States of America to be a representative democracy. That is, we elect public officials based on their platforms to serve as leaders and to make important decisions for ou ... are interest groups. An interest group can be defined as a private organization that tries to shape public policy. (p.184) They try to influence and pressure these public officials to get what they wa ...

(6 pages) 143 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Age of Pericles from (461-429 B.C.).

pire, and the last to glorify Athens.To strengthen democracy, Pericles increased the number of paid public officials. Earlier, only wealthier citizens could afford to hold public office because most p ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is about the past faults made by George Washington which in his time were not explored by media outlets but today would be made a big deal of.

gst neighbors. Today, we have the internet, television, newspapers, and radio. The past life of the public officials is nipped and picked at, and examined with a fine toothed comb. When George Washing ... hen George Washington was elected president, he was never questioned on anything in his past on the public stage.Modern media today looks for any imperfection in a public figure, and attacks it. Georg ...

(2 pages) 40 1 2.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The life of Richard the III of England, and a defense of his so-called "crimes" as accused by Shakespeare and the Tudor/Lancasters. With footnotes and bibliography.

ars of bloody internal strife was a pastime enjoyed by people all over the world: slandering former public officials. Almost overnight, Richard III went from being the last King of the great Plantagen ...

(7 pages) 64 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Growing Question of Oil Exploration in ANWR

nterpretation capabilities have improved. Oil exploration in ANWR is a very heated topic among many public officials. The essence of the conflict is twofold: the possibility that the Artic Refuge cont ... e Majority Leader Tom Daschle joined the chorus as well by saying "We are just not going to allow Republicans to destroy the environment." These very words are reminiscent of former president Jimmy Ca ...

(6 pages) 88 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Urban vs. Suburban After School Care

When the public, officials, and child advocates examine after-school care, they quickly focus on the benefits ... oll commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance, an advocacy group, provides some clues about what the public wants from community based after-school programs. The most important roles in order were: kee ... oroughly enough to determine whether they are producing desired results. Thus, policymakers and the public face the question of whether, and how, they should require that programs be evaluated. To sec ...

(13 pages) 132 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What were the Roman Games and what was their affect?

because they were amazed. Originally the games took place on religious festivals, but by the late Republic they became more secular. In the time of the kings these games still existed, but they occurr ... games still existed, but they occurred on a much smaller scale and not as often. Between the late Republic and early Empire the games became large scale institutions that were paid for by the governme ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Matrix of Interests Groups.

IntroductionAn interest group is any organization that seeks to influence public policy. Interest groups are found in many societies, but there is an unusually large number o ... large number of them in the United States. Interest groups attempt to influence policy by supplying public officials with things they want. These things include: (1) Credible information, (2) Public s ... moke (Beavers, 1998).What can be done about it? Local, state, and federal authorities can institute public policies to protect people from secondhand smoke and to protect children from tobacco-caused ...

(5 pages) 81 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


trict and decisive measures should be introduced to stop this arbitrariness.Firstly, we should stop public officials who are receiving private gains illegally for doing something that they ordinarily ... dermine the trust of common people to authorities.Thirdly, we must discharge those officials in the public sector who improperly and unlawfully enrich themselves by the use of public power that was en ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To be an effective leader, a public official must maintain the highest ethical and moral standards

More news and reports about scandal, bribery and corruption of the public officials are revealed by the global mass media now, which remind us to seek a suitable measu ... now, which remind us to seek a suitable measure for evaluating the performances and achievements of public officials. People trend to establish the ethical and moral criterias to judge the quality of ... rias to judge the quality of a public official, while as is known to us, to be an effective leader, public officials should hold more characteristics significant rather than the ethical and moral meri ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Sociology : Criminology. Criminological theory and research

always been high, understanding of why it occurs and what to do about it has always been a problem. Public officials, politicians and 'experts' offer simple and incomplete solutions for obliterating c ... al Psychology. New York: W.H. Freeman andCompany.Pearce, M. (1990). Sociology Textbook. London: HLT Publications.

(10 pages) 433 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Career profile report on news analyst

l, and international events; present points of view on current issues; and report on the actions of public officials, corporate executives, special-interest groups, and others who exercise power. News ... s careers, while others prepare journalism teachers, researchers and theorists, and advertising and public relations workers. High school courses in English, journalism, and social studies provide a g ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical Dilemnas in the School Districts

t a policy that lowers expectations. This kind of conflict is heightened because school leaders are public officials with obligations to many people who often have competing values or interests. Shoul ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Definitive: Public Opinion.

The definition of public opinion is defined as the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by some portion ... of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by some portion of the adult population. There is no one public opinion because there are many different types of "publics", (American Government and Politic ... es of "publics", (American Government and Politics Today: The Essentials; Bardes, Shelley, Schmidt.)Public opinion plays an important role in our political system, just like it does in democracy. It s ...

(1 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Methods of Drug Abuse Prevention

e. These programs are available nationwide and are utilized by all forms of government agencies and public officials in an ongoing attempt to rid society of drugs and drug related crime.There are many ... eting tool and tax revenue bill. It was enforced by the Treasury Department and was not a matter of public health or crime. Opium use was not considered a problem to society, but an untapped source of ...

(10 pages) 199 0 3.0 Apr/2007

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


. The United States of America is a democracy and the people directly choose many of the high level public officials. For the past eight years a democratic president, William Jefferson Blythe Clinton, ... ury France enabled this to take place. The system of checks and balances as well as the practice of public elections is our best attempts at preventing this improper rule. Some countries do not have t ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History