Essays Tagged: "activist"

Andrea Dworkin, A Detrement to the Feminist Movement

Andrea Dworkin has been an influential write, speaker, and activist for over two decades. She claims to be a feminist, and that her ideas are beneficial to wom ... ents a collection of speeches and short articles she has composed during her career as a writer and activist. Many of her articles deal with censorship and pornography. One claim is central to all of ...

(6 pages) 101 0 4.4 Dec/1996

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

Nellie McClung

lie's best influences was her mother. Her family's influence was no doubt the reason she became an activist. Her mother thought that every child had the right to an education, and her whole family e ...      We study Nellie McClung because she was an internationally celebrated feminist and social activist. Her success as a platform speaker was legendary. Her earliest success was achieved as a ...

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

Biography on Ernesto Galarza

n. As a youngster he worked with his family harvesting crops in California. Galarza was known as an activist, scholar, and an organizer. His writings reflected his search and dream for a better world. ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Critically analyse one theory to explain the global political economy" I examined the Dependency Theory.

he way economic systems impact on the Less Economically Developed Countries. . As a theory it is an activist for change but also a means of understanding the world order and it is for these reasons I ... erialism?.This is a key point that needs to be addressed when examining dependency theory. It is an activist for change theorem but also a means of understanding world order and through understanding ...

(10 pages) 435 3 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

African womanism

Chikwenye Oguneyemi a Nigerian womanist literary critic, and the Kenyan writer and African feminism activist Wanjira Muthoni. In the interview they discussed the new idea of Oguenyemi which is African ...

(5 pages) 60 0 5.0 Apr/2003

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

DBQ relating to John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

his radical abolitionism, even to the point of martyrdom.Horace Greeley, a well known anti-slavery activist and editor of the New York Tribune at the time, disagreed with Brown's method, although he ... s from Brown's reputation in the Bleeding Kansas years when he literally hacked up five pro-slavery activists. Most Northerners who praise John Brown are ignorant to his horrid and demented past in Ka ...

(4 pages) 184 2 4.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Champion of Rights and Freedoms.

d and father. Another thought could be about how he was a man recognized throughout the world as an activist for human rights. All of these things, and many more, are true about a man who played such ... y. King supported this endeavor but would not partake in it. This drew many criticisms from student activists who would participate in it and strained already shaky relations with the SNCC (Student No ...

(4 pages) 181 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

An analysis of the Maya Angelou poem , "To a man".

'To a man' is written by Maya Angelou, whose first novel was anautobiography of her varied life, (activist, singer, waitress, dancer etc.)called 'I know why the caged bird sings'. She has written tw ...

(5 pages) 111 0 1.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fires in the Mirror".

s of many characters that were interviewed and were a part of the riots in Crown Heights. Some were activist, and some were just caught in the crossfire. Some of the characters in my opinion were invo ... racters begin to merge as if they were not separate people but separate groups. You would have your activist, your housewives, and your spiritual leaders. The pace could have been picked up and helped ...

(6 pages) 39 1 5.0 Sep/2003

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

This is a book review of Jean Swanson's book called "Poor Bashing".

oornography"AbstractVancouver-based writer Jean Swanson is most often described as an "anti-poverty activist". She is a former board member and president of the National Anti-Poverty Organization and ...

(7 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Similarites of James Jarvis and Stephen Kumalo

n killed my three black men. Arthur Jarvis had a career as an engineer, in his spare time he was an activist for blacks. He wrote speeches and acted as a public speaker for blacks about racism. A coup ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Research Paper on MAAD (mothers against drunk driving)

ad found out how lenient the laws against drunk driving were.MADD is kept alive by its founders and activist who all have strong beliefs towards what the organization stands for. In 2000 the organizat ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Oral History on a man who grew up in the middle east.

g body.I was born on June first 1968 in the city of Urmi in the Northern part of Iran. I started my activist movements very slowly when I was 18 years old uh, 19 years old when I was first year studen ... if I was alive or not! That was the time you know that whoever they arrested, if they were very big activists they would kill them the day of the arrest! So there were 150-200 names printed in the new ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Criteria for speech

eate, she will be able to teach and tutor their offspring/children. Mohammed Tyron is a civil right activist and in his fourth year of medical school. He is chosen because he is a born intelligent lea ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts


heir bodies. From this stand point, it is believed that life does not begin until birth. Pro-choice activist do not encourage abortion in anyway. Rather, they acknowledge the implications of an aborti ... heir bodies. From this stand point, it is believed that life does not begin until birth. Pro-choice activist do not encourage abortion in anyway. Rather, they acknowledge the implications of an aborti ...

(7 pages) 89 1 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How the NYC made me who I'm Today

American civil liberties activist Jerry Ruben once said, "Every person on the streets of New York is a type. The city is one ...

(1 pages) 19 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Put your bodies upon the wheels

During The 1960's many protests and revolts took place. Activist leaders started out with nonviolent protests and ended up battling police and administratio ... t State students marched in a nonviolent protest at the Pentagon. The two leaders of the Kent State activists were Howie Emmer and Jim Powrie. Powrie stated that his time with the revolt at the Pentag ... here business. Powrie's counterpart Emmer had his own plans to end the war in Vietnam. Emmer was an activist that thought that violence would change minds on the people in the office rather than frien ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An Argument Against Pornography by Andrew Bucklin. Creative Writting / Persuasive.

o an extent. There is much to debate about this topic and there always will be. Over the years many activist have lined the streets around the country rallying against the distribution and production ...

(6 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

"Why cops are called pigs," by melissa. This essay tells about police brutality and the horrible things that policeman have done to our nation

pigs. This is what they had to say..."A woman next to me slowly started making her way towards the activist. She rubbed up against one of these riot cops, and then two of them immediately tackled her ...

(7 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Critical Analysis of Differing Approaches in Legal Reasoning.

this judgment. There are two common views which are frequently taken in this situation, that of the activist reasoning, and that of the positivist reasoning. Each of these has the potential to introdu ... ivist judges will run by the letter of the law, with no contemplation of what may be more suitable. Activist judges on the other hand, will give the situation careful consideration and will attempt to ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law