Essays Tagged: "western countries"

Commercial vices - gambling, prostitution, and drugs

s. Theappeals of the commercial vices are so strong and widespread thatattempts to prohibit them in western countries have always failed.The evils of these vices are threefold: Those who practicethem ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Studying abroad though having many difficulties is an exciting prospect for students

Many students now are wishing to study abroad especially in western countries. Studying abroad is an exciting prospect for many people. People will become more ... t for learning for the sake of modernizing the countries and learning experiences of development of western countries. It can be said that studying abroad is the best way to learn knowledge, experienc ...

(2 pages) 161 2 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

studying abroad is an excellent prospect for student especially in developing countries

Many students now are wishing to study abroad especially in western countries. Studying abroad is an exciting prospect for many people. People will become more ... t for learning for the sake of modernizing the countries and learning experiences of development of western countries. It can be said that studying abroad is the best way to learn knowledge, experienc ...

(2 pages) 107 2 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Industrial Revolution

ety. The Industrial Revolution during the 1700's was a time of drastic change and transformation as Western Countries began using machines for mass production. The many advances during this time had m ...

(3 pages) 339 4 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"What is Democracy" This is an essay written about democracy. It a reaction of an average person as to what democracy means to them. This is not a step by step definition of the political system

r acceptance of democracy and the ideals which it suggests. Democracy is the fundamental basis that western countries use to claim themselves superior to other countries in the world. Western countrie ... system is corrupted by influence and alliances and this is one of the principle reasons why modern western countries will never have a pure form of democracy. During the Golden Age of Athens, democra ...

(5 pages) 298 1 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Document based essay reporting the westward migration across America in the mid 1800's. Deals with "Manifest Destiny" and the California Gold Rush.

rofit, as well as numerous businesses that would involve themselves in international trade with the western countries. All of these economic reasons for the westward expansion were backed by the Ameri ...

(2 pages) 111 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anthony Giddens' "The Third Way".

he new version of the Third Way policy and reflected the actual world situation and problems of the western countries. Although it remains up-to-date, it was necessary to re-assess some of the Giddens ... in social security spending. However if more precisely examined it is important to add that in most western countries the proportion of social benefits expenditures keeps unchanged, but their structur ...

(14 pages) 220 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Meiji Restoration.

lobal context with Emperor Meiji reigning. Through this modernisation, Japan became accepted in the western countries and prospered economically, socially and as a nation evolved from a traditional fe ... tion.At the rise of the Meiji period, many Asian nations, including Japan were being overpowered by Western powers, even forced to sign unequal treaties which were in economical and legal favour of th ...

(6 pages) 126 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How effectively had Japan modernized itself by 1914?

realize how powerless they were. Since the early 1600's, Japan completely isolated itself from the Western countries. Due to the anti-Christianity attitudes of the Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japan prohibited i ... ti-Christianity attitudes of the Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japan prohibited itself from any contact with the Western countries, and trade was mostly done with the Dutch and Chinese. For the next 200 years, alt ...

(6 pages) 79 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Overview of the WTO and the historical controversy surrounding the Seattle Riots. Touches on the future of the WTO.

s and Trade (GATT) was created in 1947. During the post-WW II period of expansion, the economies of western countries grew in leaps and bounds. This was made possible due to efficient uses of resource ... o super blocs; NATO led by the United States of America and The WARSAW Pact led by the former USSR. Western countries continued to progress while several countries in Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia f ...

(9 pages) 152 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Globalization = Imperialism

Globalization = Western ImperialismModern science and all the various process that are involved with the modernizati ... rocess that are involved with the modernization process evolved because of the progress made by the western countries and the progress made in the field of science, medicine and the notions held in re ... affected by these changes (Robertson, 8). But now globalization is most often thought of as global westernization. Several sections of individuals agree to this concept, though people with an optimis ...

(17 pages) 405 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Benefits of Learning English.

erson. For example you can to communicate with foreigners from other countries. To do businesses in western countries. To find new friendsfrom different area. To get a well paid job in foreigner count ...

(1 pages) 5422 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Health inequalities

qualities in international terms indicate that Britain is generally around the middle of comparable western countries, depending on the socioeconomic and inequality indicators used. Although in genera ...

(8 pages) 283 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Athletes with eating disorders

ing disorder. She is subject to the constant social pressure to be thin that affects all females in western countries, and she also finds herself in a sports climate that may overvalue performance, lo ...

(6 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

With particular reference to television news, assess the role that the mass media have in shaping "reality".

ng television is the most common home based leisure activity for men and women in the UK [and other western countries as well]" (Macionis and Plummer, 2002: 712). This indicates that television is lik ...

(7 pages) 240 0 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Europe's Threat to the West "Its an article"

Whence comes the main danger to homeland security in North America and Western Europe?With the exception of the Oklahoma City bombing of 1995, notes Al-Qaeda authority Roh ... trators during 1993-2003, 86% were Muslim immigrants and the remainder mainly converts to Islam."In Western countries jihad has grown mainly via Muslim immigration," concludes Robert S. Leiken, a spec ... a signal (like the Moroccans who killed 191 people in Madrid this March).That said, Muslim life in Western Europe and North America is strikingly different. The former has seen the emergence of a cul ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A short timeline and reason why the Berlin Blockade occured (during 1948)

Stalin suggested that the 20 billion dollars to divided 50% to the Soviet Union and the rest to the western countries. After this, of course, relations with the Communist party weakened.During Februar ... 1948, the control over Berlin known as the 'Berlin Blockade' started. The open passage between the Western controlled sectors of Berlin allowed for the get away of hundreds of thousands of eastern Eu ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.3 Jun/2004

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

Compare the basic feature of Greek religion and Christianity

with ChristianityGreek religion is one of most significant religions during the period of BC in the western countries; it can be seen throughout the Iliad of Homer. Christianity is one of the most inf ... throughout the Iliad of Homer. Christianity is one of the most influential religions in the modern western cultures. Both religions share a very similar feature of one another, for example: the belie ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Western india

WESTERN INDIAThe Arabian Sea gaurds the western region of India. The places on the western coasts ar ... s the western region of India. The places on the western coasts are usually regarded gateway to the western countries particularly the Gulf region. Maharastra, Gujarat, Goa are few states which form t ... the topography of this place. The gateway of India welcomes every one to this land of dreams.On the western coast is Goa. The colour, festivals, beaches and churches that is what Goa is all about. Goa ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Drugs in Australia; which way is best?

Australia, like most Western countries, has a major problem with drugs and drug use. There are many ways to tackle this p ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.7 Jul/2004

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