Essays Tagged: "political participation"

The revolutionary era in America

to do without certain products that couldnot be obtained locally. This gave women's domestic roles political significance. The successof this political tactic rested on the shoulders of women. Their ... m politics.They began to discuss politics widely. The discussion of politics among women soon led topolitical participation outside of domestic roles. A trend started by Esther Reed, women'sgroups sta ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.0 Oct/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The struggle of facts and value in the politcal arena and its impact on the political system

Recent findings suggest that active political participation correlates positively with factual knowledge about governmental and politica ... with factual knowledge about governmental and political practices. As for the study of politics or political systems which is one of the major division in social sciences, the practice of competent a ... ased science, which means the values are of a great importance in such a field as well.Studying the political systems can not bypass any of the gates that lead to the realm of politics or what is beyo ...

(2 pages) 39 3 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Old Southern Politics

of the "old" southern politics. He focused on the years between 1920-1949 and analyzed the South's political practices, this included the maintenance and development of the one party system, the drop ... are left with the cold, hard fact that the South as a whole has developed no system or practice of political organization and leadership adequate to cope with its problems" (1). It seems like he's sa ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Have Chinese Women been liberated in the People's republic of China?

iolence. Finally, Chinese women lack the power to have their choices heard on a large scale through political participation because of the policies followed by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) over t ... nforced and broader social problems are addressed.Chinese women have also not been liberated in the political sphere, although some advances have been made. The CCP has helped women politically by rec ...

(9 pages) 136 3 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Greece and Rome: Comparison.

hard to give a comparison essay of the two city-states. It is simple because they are much alike in political structure, family, and religion. However, hard because Rome outgrew its regards to its Gre ... d because Rome outgrew its regards to its Greece political views of family, state, citizenship, and political participation.Discrepancies came about in many elements of the social structure. Wom ...

(1 pages) 80 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The cure for ills of Democracy is More Democracy

Flanagan 239).If we analyze democracy by the principles extracted from the definition: equality of political rights, majority rule, political participation, and political freedom, we can ask ourselve ... present formal democracy represents its own principles.Dickerson and Flanagan say that equality of political rights mean that every individual has the right to vote, run for office, serve on a jury, ...

(11 pages) 115 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Loss and the Gain of African Americans Freedom (1865-1900)

construction. During Reconstruction (also called Radical Reconstruction), theSouth was in economic, political, and social trouble. In 1865 Congress established theBureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Aba ... otection from abuseand local terror by local whites, equal civil rights, economic independence, and politicalparticipation. During Reconstruction African Americans were given the right to vote, theuse ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why is the level of political participation in Britain important?

Political participation at many levels in Britain is very important, the most important being voting ... and it is then likely there won't be as much prejudice in its policies and its treatment of society.Political participation in other instances is also important, for example in referendums. If the Gov ... racy. This can only be achieved by participation.Voting figures in Britain are now so low, that the political participation is even more important, because participation encourages participation. Ther ...

(2 pages) 1154 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Child of the Dark" by Carolina Maria De Jesus: Can democracy and poverty coexist?

for her to support Brazil's democratic state. At the same time, she makes very clear points to take political participation to her full advantage. Carolina uses her diary to show politicians her persp ... ina also negates the argument that democracy cannot coexist with poverty. She does this through her political actions. On July 7th, 1958 Carolina went to register to vote. She said, "When I got to Sem ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Is Democracy Diminishing at its Moment of Triumph?

n voted in the National election. So when and why did citizens start drifting away from the path of political participation?The aim of this essay is to pinpoint the disturbing factors that are contrib ... Study (YES) - Report 1: Enrolment and Voting·Youth Electoral Study (YES) - Report 2: Youth, Political Engagement and Voting·Youth Participation in Australia Conference Paper.·Int ...

(12 pages) 95 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Social Class Ladder

s called The Social Class Ladder in which is not an issue based just on money, it is also judged by political participation, level of education, and social image that determines what level someone is ... relatively poor with a life expectancy below the rest of the population. This group also has a low political participation, high rate of unemployment, and physical disability. Moreover, the lower cla ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Rosa Parks

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Despite the Jim Crow that made political participation by black people difficult, she succeeded in registering to vote on her third ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Social Mobility

es consist of education, religion, income, occupation, area of residence, consumption patterns, and political participation. For the purposes of this paper, I am going to touch on education, religion, ...

(4 pages) 120 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Voice from the South

men have distinct roles they must fulfill in order to create a balanced, healthy environment. Since political participation for women was limited at the time of Cooper's writing, she argued that not o ... his work was Cooper's theory on the role of women in society. I think she is envisioning women as a political caucus who vote similarly on issues because of their shared experiences of being women. Pe ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


Review - Chapter four- Factions Political Thought In America, By Phillip Abbott. (Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press Inc., 1 ... Waveland Press Inc., 1999) Chapter four, Factions, is in depth chapter dealing with the creation of political parties based on political debates and personal views. Phillip Abbott discusses the emerge ... Federalists, the Republicans, the Democrats and the Whigs, as "attempts to outline and implement a political ideology for a new nation without disintegrating into an armed conflict (136)." In chapter ...

(1 pages) 469 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Dual Citizenship And Naturalization Laws

ts citizens by affording them the opportunity to achieve their goals through their influence on the political system. The primary right of a citizen in a democracy is the right to meaningful political ... licans in the race for President of the United States. The Republicans believe that their right for political participation is being obstructed because of a decision made by the Secretary of State in ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Autocratic and Democratic Leadership: A Comparative Analysis

er." Opposingly, democracy as defined by Danzinger, professor and former chair of the department of political science at the University of California is "A governance by leaders whose authority is bas ... mandate from a universal electorate that selects among genuine alternatives and has some rights to political participation and opposition" (173). Most leadership characteristics can be categorized in ...

(9 pages) 53 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Democracy on a Leash (Wethersfield DBQ)

nt on the proposition that the mass of mankind, the non-elect, was evil, corrupt and hardly fit for political participation. The data presented appears to corroborate the above. The religious forces o ...

(4 pages) 2577 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Country Report: Brazil For The Coffee Chain Franching Initiative

in in this tropical country. The exploration in this report is divided into four dimensions, namely political, legal, economic and social dimensions. Following this, a sound recommendation based on ou ... wing this, a sound recommendation based on our analysis is presented for management's consideration.POLITICAL DIMENSIONMorrison (2006, p.235) states that for every society, its political dynamics is a ...

(8 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Indian removal act

tes allowed all the white males the right to vote .Although the Age of Jackson brought on increased political participation to lower class white Americans, it was in spirit a land crazed, nationalisti ... them to beasts, "he can no more be civilized than a leopard can change his spots" (Document A).Some political leaders thought that the land was theirs and that they had more use of it than the Native ...

(14 pages) 54 0 2.6 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers