Essays Tagged: "egalitarian"

The correlation between socioeconomic status and student performance

here has been a rival of the genetic interpretation of IQ scores. 'An explanation of the failure of egalitarian is thus found in the immutability of genetic structure.'(Bowles and Gintis 22) According ...

(10 pages) 421 1 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Qeustion of Equality

d of the rebellion of the poor: it should be the ideological force behind the new society. How this egalitarian demand is understood is crucial to the distinction between the Democratic Revolution and ... tion between the Democratic Revolution and the Marxist-Jacobin Revolution.The Marxist answer to the egalitarian demand is the dictatorship of the proletariat, which Maurice Duverger shrewdly describes ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

An Argument For Marxist Socialism In Canada. Provides a Brief, but fairly in depth arguement FOR Canada's conversion to a marxist government.

arxist Socialism In CanadaMarxist Socialism is the ideal form of government in Canada. Through this egalitarian way of governing, Canadians could solve virtually all the problems plaguing our society ... position. This allows every person to develop to his or her full potential. Through the concept of Egalitarianism, everyone has an equal opportunity for doing well in life and therefore must have an ...

(2 pages) 104 2 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Thr following essay describes the quality of humanities education in America and offers advice for change. Great for ANYONE who wants ideas about "what constitutes good pedagogy."

quently, does not encourage inferential, divergent, and critical thinking, and panders to a radical egalitarian, hedonistic society that eschews lucubration in favor of constant entertainment. Student ...

(4 pages) 139 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Bigger: describes how and why Americans was to eat more, drive bigger cars, ect. Culture of excess in America discussed

re in the past two decades. Furthermore, this need for excess, as Keger states, "has become a truly egalitarian motif, one that cuts across class and cultural lines." Average Americans have made sure ...

(4 pages) 123 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why black were attracted to piracy?

from a pragmatic spirit of revolt against common oppressors. "These men were seeking democratic and egalitarian ideals, which also ranked them in similar situations to that of their Caucasian brethren ... being sold to another.It is clear that blacks were embracers of pirate life due to the liberties an egalitarianism that it presented. The multiculturalism and fraternity views of a pirate arose from a ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Joseph Stalin.

nsformed the U.S.S.R. into a major world power and helped convert communism in the U.S.S.R. from an egalitarian, revolutionary movement into an authoritarian, bureaucratic governmental system.Stalin e ...

(2 pages) 87 2 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"A Romance of the Republic" by Lydia Maria Child.

rgue that this utopia is never obtainable, Ms. Child successfully demonstrates that asociety can be egalitarian, not constructed on class consciousness and struggle, but rather basedon the framework o ... octoroon sisters, Rosa and Flora, can have many potential colorsand racial identities. Finally, the egalitarian beliefs are evidenced in cultural differences, where asociety can only evolve into a mor ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The alternative education schools in Toronto (ACE 1 and 2)and how I think they are a positive option for students who struggle in mainstram schooling.

students, staff and parents of ASE 1 believe that the schol should be a trusting, humanitarian and egalitarian enviroment which stresses through its program flexibility,a commitment to learning, and ...

(9 pages) 77 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Anti-Discrimination measures and the EU.

ely matured through its Treaties, Regulations, Declarations and Conventions, more and more of these egalitarian rights have been introduced to build the concepts of a United Union and the 'Euro-citize ... tion of individuals on the basis of State citizenship. But, still, the EU is a long way off from an egalitarian state. In spite of social policy provisions contained in the Treaty, it is not a welfare ...

(10 pages) 139 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Why the Government and the public should NOT focus more energy and funds into bush/country areas- relating specefically to Australia.

excess funding, and treated as a 'special needs' area is long gone. Now is the time to embrace the egalitarian ideal we so strongly recognise, to aim for equality between city and bush areas.The core ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Andrew Jackson and the Jacksonian Period.

sonian era has been described as the ?Age of the Common Man?. According to this view, a democratic, egalitarian culture emerged. This cultural emergence had a dramatic and wide ranging impact on Ameri ... ower, Polk made full use of his power of presidency to accomplish his goal of a more democratic and egalitarian culture- better known as the ?Age of the Common Man?.The span of years between the 1820s ...

(5 pages) 124 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

MCAS: Are you for or against it? Analysis of an editorial + my own opinions on MCAS test administration

"Society isn't equitable. It's completely biased and has its own hierarchies. If Massachusetts were egalitarian, then the average know-nothing civilian would be almost right to call us "communist." Fa ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Environmental Ethics : Learning, Questioning and Correcting Old and New Paths

in a world which is deeply anthropocentric. " Human practices have evolved, however, not in a very egalitarian manor over time. Values have relied heavily on human practice and institutions, only tho ...

(12 pages) 369 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

More harm than good

elected in Nicaragua. They had popular support based on elaborate plans for agrarian reform and an egalitarian distribution of wealth. Arguing that communism in any country was a threat to its nation ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Desmond Mpilo Tutu—Biography

Bishop Desmond Tutu is legendary as a person who has worked all his life to achieve an egalitarian and just society. His biography can be divided into five sections: general information, ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Study Notes AP class

dev Triangular tradev Slave trade led to growing capitalismv Africa was non egalitarianv Excess of women led to polygamy, harems, and a lower status of womenv S ...

(2 pages) 40 0 2.2 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Is Australia really easy going and egalitarian?

Assessment 2Approaches to Social ScienceIntroduction:Australians regard themselves as easygoing and egalitarian and yet the Australiansociety continues to marginalise certain groups. Women are one of ... e to be fairly treated. Clearly we as Australians still havea lot of work to do before we are truly egalitarian. Women are no longer the keeperof all things domestic, they too are able to earn an adeq ...

(8 pages) 60 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Feminism and philosophy Gay and Lesbian Families as a Model

nd almost altogether eliminated in homosexual relationships. Essentially, Okin exhibits that a more egalitarian relationship leads to a more just model of family life. This egalitarian relationship is ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Was Thomas Jefferson a Political Compromiser?

olitical compromiser when he repeatedly broke his own belief system. Thomas Jefferson had an egalitarian nature. He was the first president to allow members of the opposite party to be in his c ...

(2 pages) 79 2 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers