Essays Tagged: "stake"

The Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

overnment and the Microsoft Corporation out of Redmond, Washington, headed by BillGates. What is at stake is money. The federal government maintains that Microsoft'smonopolistic practices are harmful ...

(9 pages) 341 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

'Gathered by the River,' by Denise Levertov

s. WhenLevertov notes, 'the trees are not indifferent' (l 13), she is saying that nature has a huge stake in theoutcome of man's tendency towards self-destruction.'[I]f our resolves and prayers are we ... overy time cantake. They listen incredulously to mans' promises that he will not make this deadly mistake again, butworry he is too weak to honor their promises.Levertov is implying there should be ha ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Effects of Modernity and the Military

nd their families. Therefore the military would be put into action when the king's interest were at stake, instead of when the nation's interest was on the line. This is a 'kinship relation' as Gidden ... changed in the modern era primarily due to the rise of nationalism. Nationalism gave each citizen a stake in the nation and therefore a duty to serve it. The stake which they had in their nation was t ...

(6 pages) 113 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Society's Problems and my role in helping it

tabledegree of perils.It is everyone's obligation to help solve the problems because everyone has a stake in society. Notenough people see the whole picture when it comes to society's problems. If som ... ethe sharing of IV needles and reduce the spread of HIV. By legalizing the drug, the rebel element istaken away and it is my belief there would be fewer abusers. These are just a few programs that Iwo ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


There are many principles that exist in Sophocles' "Antigone". Three that are at stake in the central conflict are; the role of gender, pride, and human law vs. moral/divine law. Wi ... no man and she the man if she can win this and not pay for it." (528-9) Here Creon's manhood is at stake, and will not take part in a role reversal with Antigone. If Creon lets Antigone go without pu ... t lay ahead. He tells Creon that the gods are unhappy. Teiresias tells him that a man who makes a mistake, and then corrects it, brings no shame on himself. Creon that accuses Teiresias of being a gre ...

(8 pages) 302 3 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Why the American Government has the authority to take away our rights during the time of War and that National Security supercedes the rights of the people.

acred power of the laws should never be interfered with except when the safety of the country is at stake". Because I agree with these words given by a great philosopher of the social contract, Jean J ... That circumstance is when the U.S. is engaged in military conflict and when national security is at stake. We can infer that these infringements on rights would only be temporary until national securi ...

(6 pages) 137 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

the demands of national security Vs. Individual Rights

No form of government can survive... when the life of the nation is at stake." Because I agree with Clinton Rossiter, I affirm the resolution that When the United States i ... acred power of the laws should never be interfered with except when the safety of the country is at stake." Even certain constitutional rights may be temporarily superceded during these times. Politic ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


hired and annually thereafter (pg 3.) This promoted company pride and loyalty. Employees now had a stake in the company, which drove them to help make the company more successful. As the company beca ...

(5 pages) 303 1 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Summary of Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale" from The Canterbury Tales.

warning that the tale that follows is short on both holiness and morality, but there is a prize at stake so he must continue; with that being said he allows the tale to begin.John, an old, jealous ca ...

(5 pages) 101 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Internet Needs a Dot Kids Domain.

reate domains at all, but Congress and the United States Government created the Internet and have a stake in its development and usefulness, including to children, who are our most dependent citizens. ...

(2 pages) 31 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Islam Has Been Hijacked By Terrorists.

uslims. Prior to 9/11, Islam was more of a curiosity than a concern; now however, when lives are at stake Muslims should reach out to people and try to portray the real picture of Islam.Post 9/11 I ...

(10 pages) 151 0 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Organizational Behavior.

panies. Because of the significant role that organizations play in our lives, we all share a common stake in organizational behavior.Given the magnitude with which HRO=s ( high reliability organizatio ...

(2 pages) 151 1 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A book report on "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

k.George is a person that doesn't like to get into any trouble. Lennie and him are trying to make a stake so that they can one day own a little farm of their own. He takes care of Lennie because he to ... o pet animals like dogs or rabbits. His Favorite animal is the rabbit. When George and him make the stake to buy the farm he is going to buy some rabbits and raise them.They go to work at another farm ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Financing Ballparks of Today.

old mines.Gone are the days of simple lease contracts between stadium owners and team owners as the stake in revenues has grown. Professional sports are now big business generating billions of dollars ... Facilities Task Force Report, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from Financial World, "Sports: The High-Stakes Game of Team Ownership," May 20, 1996.The NFL has the most restrictive ownership regulations. ...

(24 pages) 265 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Legalization of Marijuana.

is just a mere possibility, but the fact that it is a possibility still means that lives will be at stake. Not only will the inhalation of marijuana risk killing someone, it will also begin the negati ...

(7 pages) 225 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How Sophocle's Antigone effectively presents its theme, which is that of human law vs. divine law and the inevitable triumph of the gods.

ong with the choral odes, effectively present the themes and principles. The principles that are at stake in the central conflict are the role of gender and the role of pride. However, the major theme ... until he realized that divine law always overpowers human law that he was able to wake up to his mistakes. However, the damage was already done. Creon realized the importance of the theme of Antigone ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Charles Dickens, author of "A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart

es about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart" (Page 222). Scrooge abhors the holiday season. He can not stand to ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Should the new America have a strong national government with a centralized authority and commercial economy, or a modest centralized government that should remain on the side of the minority?

ferson's ideas unsound and dangerous. In order to get support from the wealthy you must give them a stake in the government's success. (monarchial) Hamilton also believed in the excise tax as explaine ... to fund the war debt incurred during the Revolution, funded by the wealthy, giving them a permanent stake in the government but creating a national debt. (Document 2) Republicans did not like this.Jef ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ly wrong to take "direct action" in killing a person (Ubell 25). But with humanitarian interests at stake, isn't it more humane to end suffering as soon as possible? Active euthanasia should be a free ...

(5 pages) 106 3 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Stakeholder Analysis (A case study of Pamol Nigeria Ltd)

INTRODUCTIONStakeholder concept is derived from general system theory that all living organisms system) interact ... between their companies and the rest of the world.William N. Dunn (1994:p.85) clarifies that policy stakeholders are individual or group who have a stake in a policy because they affect or are affecte ... use they affect or are affected by government decisions. Frederick and et. al. (1992:p.7-8) defines stakeholders in term of business management as a group or groups "affected by corporation's decision ...

(7 pages) 271 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers