Essays Tagged: "nation states"

Tribalism vs. Nationalism

Tribalism may replace nationalismPicture a world in the next century organized not around nation-states butaround a new fo ... ts borders into one harmoniouswhole. As the years go by, Americans seem to identify less with their nationand more with their various subgroups based on ethnicity, religion or race.The rest of the wor ... e rest of the world, now that the Cold War is over, is resuming itslong-simmering ethnic rivalries. Nations from the former Soviet Union toYugoslavia have broken apart into smaller nations based prima ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


The development of modern absolutism began with the emergence of European nation-states toward the end of the 15th century and flourished for more than 200 years. It is, best ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

title:the lexus and the olive tree. It is about globalization and its worldly views.

Friedman titled "The Lexus and the Olive Tree", current relationship between globalization and international terrorism is unconstructive and rather depressing. Furthermore, I completely concur with Mr ... e over their own valid territories. A response for such crippling factors is loosely organized international terrorism, whose leaders miserably use the religion of Islam as a uniting cause for their f ...

(7 pages) 565 2 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Downfall of the Middle Ages. The decline of the feudal system, and the declination of the Church's power over the nation-states

for the Middle Ages, but the most crucial ones were the decline of the feudal system, and the declination of the Church's power over the nation-states. In feudal society, everyone had a definite plac ... w and firearms made the feudal methods of fighting obsolete. Monarchs replaced feudal soldiers with national armies made up of hired soldiers. Finally, threats to the monarchy decreased as a result of ...

(2 pages) 125 1 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Inmigration to the USA in the 1990's

rought the largest influx of immigrants into labor force of the United States of any decade in this nation's history. A panel of social science scholars concluded their assessment of U.S. society with ... to the U.S. show 'no sign of imminent decline' [Bouvier 1991, 18]. 'In today's world setting, international migration is a discretionary action that is regulated by the specific actions of the govern ...

(7 pages) 206 1 3.9 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Role of Decision Making in the Pre-Crisis Period of India

Boyko IaramovIntroduction to International RelationsProfessor BondThe Role of Decision Making in the Pre-Crisis Period of India(15 Mar ... alayan region of the Sino-Indian border. This Time gap seems to be appropriate for a correct reexamination of the conflict. The account of India's attempt to find balance with China, ever since the Ko ... ht have played a role in the conflict.Ever since 1959 the border problem between Asia's biggest two nation-states has been picking up speed at a threatening speed. The year 1962 was the unfortunate ye ...

(11 pages) 103 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This is an essay that compares modern and old nationalist movements. It also briefly describes the meaning of Nationalism.

NationalismNationalism is defined as movements in which nation-states are encouraged to realize econ ... they ruled, not a society ruled by others. Many movements occurred around the world as a result of nationalism. People were making up ways to support their ideas of ruling their own states. Examples ... f nationalism are the French Revolution, World War I, and World War II.The Revolution of 1848 was a nationalistic movement that had an impact on modern history. This movement marked the period where p ...

(2 pages) 54 1 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Jordan an the Middle East

hough, the pilgrims to Mecca were still an important economic resource.It is important to note that nation states, nationalism and a national identity are all western concepts that were alien to the i ... stification as to why it was acceptable to ally with a non-Muslim empire against the Ottomans. Arab Nationalism was the answer, Faisal and Abdullah (two of the three of Husayn's sons) were already in ...

(17 pages) 171 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Globalisation in Asian Countries

ide wealth and security for eveyone, preserve and celebrate diversity and ensure the sovereignty of nation states. On the other hand, if left to run on its own steam or through subversive intent, it c ... run on its own steam or through subversive intent, it can widen the economic divide in and between nations, create a global monoculture mainstream and aggregate power to certain factions and interest ...

(12 pages) 234 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Globalization and Everyday Life

Globalization and Everyday LifeGeographic boarders of nation states become less relevant as beliefs, traditions, and customs permeate and are accepted, pr ... ponents in the framework of globalization. A prime example, as illustrated in the text, is the international trade and commerce. If we Americans analyzed everything we own or buy, we would probably re ... ugh many means of communications; internet, satellite feeds, etc. to produce music that has an international blend or flair. This new music can influence moods and behaviors. Stimulation from sales ca ...

(3 pages) 669 3 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Causes of World War I

uses of World War IIRealism in briefAccording to the Realist Paradigm-IR is a struggle for power by nation states. States protect their self-interest or national interest through the acquisition of po ... and maximize power through weapons accumulation and building up alliances.A) Goal of state remains national survival in a hostile environment (anarchy).B) The acquisition of power is the means to the ...

(6 pages) 98 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Time Heals No Balkan Hearts, a book review of Robert Kaplan's Balkan Ghosts

great European empires have originated or occupied the Balkans. These empires are not just of other nation-states but were religions as well. This dark history of occupation and persecution could be s ... ding of why it is there is necessary.The Balkans are located on the lower eastern corner of Europe. Nations that wanted have access to Asia by land had to cross through the Balkans. This made the Balk ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Architecture of Transition and Production of Meaning

A Pandora's box of political nightmares was opened. Yugoslavia disintegrated into 5 new independent nation-states: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia- Herzegovinia, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and the f ... a, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The surprising national optimism and excitement upon which these states were formed quickly back-fired. The war, in ...

(14 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The fall of the roman empire

the structure of medieval Europe emerging. Most obviously, the empire was quite quickly replaced by nation-states, vaguely resembling those Europe consists of now: a Frankish Kingdom that would become ... tinent with numerous small states was quickly established.A clear consequence of the birth of these nation states was the beginning of modern monarchies. Late Roman leadership had fluctuated between e ...

(9 pages) 214 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Describe the relationship among the rise of European nation states, international commerce, and the exploration of the New World.

numerous brief brushes with the exotics lands of the Orient. Society had begun to unite, prompting nation states ruled by a solitary monarch to appear. This demand for goods as well as the control ne ... as time passed. These organized states were oft run under a single kind who held the control of the nation with an iron grip. With a word the king could set forth expeditions, break local laws, or rul ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Importance of MNC'S to the World: Good or Bad Influence.

Multinational corporations are companies with their home base in one country and operations in many other ... re, it leads to a higher standard of life to all.Determining the positions (in favor or against) of nation-states towards MNC's is a bit complicated and not always logical. Generally speaking, develop ... lex economic factors that would help explain whether it is in their favor to support or oppose multinational corporations or not. Also delegates have to take into account whether that particular devel ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

'Rather than being in decline, diplomacy is still an essential mechanism in managing international crises and conflicts.' Discuss in the context of the post-Cold War developments in global politics.

order to answer the question of whether diplomacy is "still an essential mechanism in managing international crises and conflicts', we first need to know what diplomacy is and what diplomats do. We th ... macy and diplomats are adequate to the task of meeting post cold war diplomatic objectives for international peace and security. In this essay, I will demonstrate the continuing relevance of diplomacy ...

(9 pages) 74 1 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Power of the Nation-State: Totalitarianism.

World War One was the war of nationalism and ego. When World War One was won and over, Germany came out scarred and vengeful. Wit ... overnment began, which would create a new and more powerful communist party. Both of these troubled nations were united under their own inspirational leaders, Germany's Adolf Hitler and Russia's Josep ... re in power, what they created was more disastrous and contrary to the individualistic beliefs. The nation-states of Russia and Germany in the early 20th century existed only to serve themselves.Adolf ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

What are the assumptions of realism and why has it been so influential in the studies of International relations?

this theory which has been one of the leading and most prominent ways of thinking in terms of international relations in modern times, with its stark view of nation states and people appealing greatl ... e being that power is indeed (or ought to be) the first point in political action, be it in an international or domestic sphere. Domestically, this theory declares that the politicians must look to ta ...

(6 pages) 132 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Five Wars of Globalization

l with a larger, unprecedented struggle that now shapes the world as much as confrontations between nation-states once didThe persistence of al Qaeda underscores how hard it is for governments to stam ... nts to stamp out stateless, decentralized networks that move freely, quickly, and stealthily across national borders to engage in terror. The intense media coverage devoted to the war on terrorism, ho ...

(19 pages) 198 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics