Essays Tagged: "self sufficiency"

The Canadian Justice System vs. Aboriginal People

and powerlessness have been the Canadian legacy to a people who once governed their own affairs in self-sufficiency.A significant part of the problem is the inherent biases of those with decision-mak ...

(2 pages) 85 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


The city is a political partnership that comes into being for purposes of self-sufficiency but exists primarily for the sake of living well. Man is by nature a political anim ...

(4 pages) 175 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Society's Restraint to Social Reform" in Canada

adians today,the term workfare seems to stimulate much debate and emotion. Along with thenotions of self-sufficiency, employability enhancement, and workdisincentives, it is the concept of workfare th ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Exploitation Of Children In Television Advertisements

ildren and their parents and changingAmerican culture. Virtually an entire nation has surrendered itself wholesale to a mediumfor selling. Advertisers, within the constraints of the law, use their thi ... rs; fostering the youth's loyalty tobrands, creating among the children a loss of individuality and self-sufficiency, denyingthem the ability to explore and create but instead often encouraging poor h ...

(16 pages) 703 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

American Revolution research paper.

irst mistake with the colonies, and because of this American settlers began to develop a feeling of self-sufficiency and developed a culture that, although it had the influence of European culture, wa ...

(11 pages) 352 1 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Kierkegaard's Individual, Religious Life vs His Ethical Life and Universality; Are they really mutually exclusive as Kierkegaard claims? Suggested Subject: Humanities:Philosophy:Ethics

life and the religious life are two quite different stages. He says that the ethical life is one of self-sufficiency and infinite resignation while dealing with the universal aspects of ethics. He dep ... e always done so as to work toward the common good. Where the aesthetic life betters the individual self, the ethical life is lived to better others. To enter into this stage, one must renounce their ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Internationalism vs Nationalism: Case Studies

the ideologies of Internationalism and Nationalism. Internationalism is a focus on betterment of oneself while benefiting the world, and stresses cooperation and teamwork. Positives of internationalis ... nternationalism can include a loss of sovereignty and independence that signals a turning away from self-sufficiency. International agreements may not always be honored, and it may leave a nation with ...

(5 pages) 73 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Analysis of Feudalism in William Shakespeare's Macbeth

olding of land" and placed "an increasing emphasis on local protection, local government, and local self-sufficiency" (World History, Section 9-4, pp. 214 **). Shakespeare, however, lived during the l ... our toward your love and honor" (Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 4, ll. 26-27). This dialogue itself illustrates a subtle 'exchange of vows' described by Galbert. As it is the equivalent of a cont ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Does globalisation uphold the Marxist approach to IPE?

talist economies and globalization represent for the world economy today. The Communist Manifesto itself reads almost like a paean to the forces of globalization-"As capitalism revolutionises the mean ... e described capitalism as giving a cosmopolitan character to production and correctly predicts that self-sufficiency will become past as nations interact freely and there will become a, "universal int ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

La différence sexuelle chez les Grecs: Depuis le conflit tragique jusqu'à l'harmonie platonique

latonic tradition is characterized by hierarchical thinking in which the norm is unity, harmony and self-sufficiency. In Plato, this turns out to be the norm also for human existence, with the result ...

(20 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Battle between Husband And Wife A Review on the First Part of

st.Gertrude grew up in a steady lower-middle-class family with a strong work ethic and pride in its self-sufficiency.She inherited most of his father's rigid moral and religious beliefs though she als ... r the declining of Morel by expecting him to live up to her ideals rather than accepting him for himself.Mrs Morel runs the house while her husband bring the money.As a coal miner,he is too tired to b ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describe the strategies that China has adopted to promote economic growth and development. Discuss the impact of Globalisation on the Chinese economy.

Trade Liberalisation -Until the end of the 1970's, China maintained a close economy and a policy of self-sufficiency. With major economic reforms in 1978-1980, China's economic pattern changed dramati ...

(5 pages) 375 1 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Welfare Reform in Florida

conomic independence. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) system emphasizes work and self sufficiency through a combination of time limits, work requirements, and family caps that state ... ulation. Florida has utilized this freedom to create a very unique program called the Work and Gain Self Sufficiency program (WAGES). Florida began implementing WAGES in October 1996. WAGES was design ...

(8 pages) 60 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Contrast the relationships Aphrodite/Venus has with males, human or divine, with those that Athene has. Do you think Athene's approach was more "successful"?

severed genitals after Kronos had thrown them in the sea. She, in splendid nakedness, is "the ripe self-sufficiency of feminine sexuality" (Downing 199). She is of the instinctive body, living in the ... or and Menelaus to seek news of Odysseus. She even arranges a ship and crew for him. "Disguising herself as Telemachus, she went all through the town, picking out her twenty men and passed them each t ...

(10 pages) 56 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A semiotic analysis of a made up advertisement ('Silken Vodka')

for 'Virginia Slims'. The meaning that is being sent out is a statement of female independence and self-sufficiency while still retaining the exterior beauty and luxury associated with being female.' ... hom is the narrator communicating with? One conclusion would be that the narrator is speaking to herself. However, the viewer of the ad may also take it as a personal message to himself/herself and ad ...

(9 pages) 121 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Sitcoms and American Role Models

charming Desi Arnaz. The show highlights women as irrational, feeble-minded beauties, incapable of self-sufficiency and unable to perform basic tasks of everyday life. Things have changed since then. ... e of Lucy Ricardo, was an extremely respected women (Time Inc.), while Jessica is simply playing herself. Can someone really be that dumb? Jessica now has a deal marketing canned tuna (Mermaid News). ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Contrasts in the levels of development between the australina and indonesian economy

West's offer of becoming an ally, however when General Suharto came into power, Indonesia opened itself up to the west by welcoming foreign investment, increase trade particularly in its oil and gas ... the form of subsidies within its agricultural industries was introduced as Indonesia aimed to gain self-sufficiency in growing rice so as to lower rice imports.Indonesia is also a mixed market econom ...

(9 pages) 71 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Vertical economy in Tamboo

cal economy was discussed in class and in the film. It discusses how it applies to the Incas. Since self-sufficiency was the ideal of the society, family units claimed parcels of land in different eco ... escribes the characters in a way that makes you become fond of them. Almost as if you know them yourself. The personal lives, ways, mannerisms and problems. By the time the book comes to an end you ha ...

(1 pages) 25 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American Colonial Economy

ng American manufacturing and mandating the markets for exports of colonial crops, colonists sought self-sufficiency, not only growing most of their own food but making many of the crude tools they us ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Title of Story: The Lamp at Noon Author: Sinclair Ross Quotation analysis Title of Essay: Conserving Energy- The Lamp at Noon

with the vain luxuries that she enjoyed in her childhood. Unable to comprehend the satisfaction of self-sufficiency, she insists that Paul get a job in town working under someone else's command. Elle ... llen takes their baby and flees into the heart of the storm: "But nearly two hours later, it was himself who came upon her. Crouched down against a drift of sand as if for shelter, her hair in matted ...

(3 pages) 84 2 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American