Essays Tagged: "constituency"

All Men Created Equal - Stephen Douglas versus Abraham Lincoln

were not met with unanimous applause from the American people. He battled against an equally strong constituency - the slave owner's and their presidential candidate, Judge Douglas. Abraham's grounds ...

(4 pages) 80 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Judicial Choices

ower of the judiciary.Conformations affected political parties a great deal because theycreated new constituency and showed a dominance of power. The lose of theDemocratic party's hegemony caused it t ... ntrol of theelectorate with an overwhelming percentage.1 The New Deal produced interestfrom a 'mass constituency' for the Democratic party because of the socialprograms. Many white southern democrats ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Question: Do electoral systems effect the type and form of government resultant from the election? Contrasting France and England

ral system to affect the structure of government.In a first past the post system the candidate in a constituency with the largest number of votes wins the constituency. If there were three members run ... al system that is best suited to the British political climate is its single member plurality. Each constituency elects a member to represent them. The party with the most seats forms the government a ...

(8 pages) 70 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Should Canada adopt Proportional Representation?

st (FPTP)," is the simplest of designs. A country is divided into separate constituencies, and each constituency chooses one legislative representative. In an election, the winner of a plurality, that ... esentative. In an election, the winner of a plurality, that is, the largest number of votes in each constituency, becomes the representative. The candidate does not need an absolute majority of votes- ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Mark Udall, political science, election process, constituancey, qoutes from Richard F Fenno, Jr.s 'The American Political Science Review.

nce Review,' congressmen base their presentation of self through their perception of their district constituency, "...The constituency a representative reacts to is the constituency he or she sees (Fe ... ining Mr. Udalls presentation of self, it is necessary to understand his perception of his district constituency, "The corollary assumption is that the rest of us cannot understand the representative- ...

(8 pages) 26 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Who Does the Republican Party Represent? detailed account of what the Republican party stands for and who it represents from the American population.

uid entity, and often cannot be neatly categorized. Many voters will fall into more than one voting constituency described. It is fairly common, for instance, for a voter to exist somewhere in between ... nd PAC contributions.Fortunately for the leadership of the Republican Party, they have a ready-made constituency with almost unlimited funds, that does not care if the Republican Party is for or again ...

(9 pages) 137 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Canadian Electoral System and its need for Reform

nalizes political party representation in Parliament. Under this type of system, the winner in each constituency is the candidate who receives more votes than any other candidate, but not necessarily ... ted as an optimal way to provide the benefits of PR while also allowing citizens to continue having constituency representatives. A main argument for PR is its ability to more accurately reflect the w ...

(11 pages) 140 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

A Case Study: The General Election of 1951

A CASE STUDYTHE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1951THE SUTTON CONSTITUENCY OF PLYMOUTH'Victory but not triumph for the Conservatives, defeat but no rout for the S ... 0,000 new homes a year and pledged to tackle Labour's failure to deal with rising prices.THE SUTTON CONSTITUENCY1918 saw the birth of the Sutton Constituency, its name derived from a parliamentary div ... f 66,711, increasing marginally in 1951 to 66,894. "Astorism" and Conservatism dominated the Sutton constituency, for over thirty-five years up to 1945, first by Lord Astor, followed by his wife Lady ...

(13 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Electoral Systems of Germany and Finland

in 1972.Since the introduction of proportional representation in 1906, Finland has used the d'Hondt constituency list system with only slight modifications. This system is also known as the highest-av ... ivided by the number of seats it has won, plus one. This process continues until all the seats in a constituency are awarded. The system slightly favors larger parties.The SystemIn the 1980's, the cou ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Bend It Like Beckham

of pluralism, which asserts that American culture is a democratic terrain to which every variety of constituency making the existence of exclusions by recuperating dissent, conflict, and otherness thr ...

(7 pages) 118 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Assess the Extent to Which the Activities of Political Parties Enhance Democracy (in the UK)

for the electorate in the form of general elections where they vote for a representative for their constituency. The winning party (the party with the most representatives in parliament) then forms a ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Should Britain reform the existing electoral system for general elections?

general elections in Britain and Northern Ireland is called the plurality system. In order to win a constituency a candidate needs to win more votes than any other candidate. They do not necessarily r ... ut other problems.Critics of the plurality system argue that votes cast for a losing candidate in a constituency are ignored in seat allocation. Also, votes that add to the winning candidate's majorit ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Dualism and Dichotomies: The Rime of "The Ancient Mariner".

wandering the earth. In The Epic of Gilgamesh the exact proportions of the hero's divine and human constituency are given.O Gilgamesh, lord of Kullab, great is thy praise. This was the man to whom al ...

(6 pages) 55 1 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Goal of Standards Organizations

agencies, the Institute remains a private, nonprofit membership organization supported by a diverse constituency of private and public sector organizations. American National Standards are usually ref ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analyzing Trends in Organizational Behavior

w to better their own bottom line, and not do what they were elected to do, which is to serve their constituency. Anarchy would reign without any kind of social contract, base morals, or ethics to gov ...

(4 pages) 110 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Product Placement Analysis of the movie "Click" by Adam Sandler

reveal that the movie is generated toward a target market of Adam Sandler's usual adolescence male constituency. These views generally fit into the following demographics of middle to upper-middle cl ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

National Debt

P. Many politicians don't want to anger suchgroups, becausethey make up a major portion of their constituency. Anotherproblem area is charitable donationsmade by the government. There are many ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Blind And Deaf Computer Communication

ty came to seem somehow old fashioned to some people. By the 1990's, it became clear that Braille's constituency was expanding in part because of computers.Just like language translators, regular text ...

(5 pages) 15 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Political Science

issue is does a representative have to share the demographic characteristics of the majority of the constituency? The other issue is should a representative follow his conscience or should a represent ... d a representative follow his conscience or should a representative follow the majority will of the constituency? In answering the first question, we must understand the two conceptions of representat ...

(5 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Development Of The American Mind

d not the people who chose him, but the whole country, and he was not responsible to any particular constituency." Colonial assemblies were a lot more representative than the House of Commons. T ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History