Essays Tagged: "State"

Death penalty. Paper supporting capital punishment

lied since ancient times as punishment for crimes ranging from petty theft to murder. In 1976, U.S. states began creating a bifurcated trial procedure that would legally allow imposing the sentence of ... creating a bifurcated trial procedure that would legally allow imposing the sentence of death. The states did so in response to the 1972 (Furman vs. Georgia) Supreme court decision which ruled that d ...

(8 pages) 466 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Civil Disobedience - A public right or a crime?

rsal ideal. It occurs when there are no restraints placed on personal choice by another individual, state or authority. To be truly free there must also be an absence of any natural conditions which c ... ividual.A free society became on where citizens have the ability to think and act as they wish. The State takes on a minimalist role and becomes a protective body which aims to provide peace and order ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Karl Marx.

points were impossible to imply in real life.Most of his ideas were connected to the concept of the State. Everything belonged to the State and whatever was done should have an approval by the State. ... g belonged to the State and whatever was done should have an approval by the State. But what is the State? State is the law and order. Law and order is the people. So, this idea was commonly implied i ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Political Ideologies play a significant role in determining the direction of leisure and tourism policy.

ed to leisure policy and public policy in general. Firstly I will look at different theories of the State, which might reflect the British State at different stages in its development.To analyse the i ... urce of criticisms. This work provides us with some backing for a very common suspicion -- that the State is really on the side of ruling class groups, that it somehow represents the powerful groups a ...

(9 pages) 129 0 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Is anarchism a viable alternative to the state?

olff, in his 'In Defence of Anarchism' argues that anarchism in the only moral choice, and that all states are fundamentally illegitimate. Nozick also believes that, in political philosophy, before co ... mentally illegitimate. Nozick also believes that, in political philosophy, before considering how a state should be organized, we must question whether the state should exist at all. It seems necessar ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Economy and the Modern State

What do people expect modern states to do about the economy and how do states attempt to accomplish these results?People living u ... tates attempt to accomplish these results?People living under the sovereign power of an independent state expect theirgovernment to keep and maintain a stable, expanding economy. If the government doe ... aging the economy or stagnating the growth of the economy. Usually the citizens of this independent state will hold the government accountable for the failure or success of their economy and its growt ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Interest Groups in Canada

s to the power the representational groups have. The growth and change of interests in the Canadian state are dependent upon the structure between societal and government values.An interest group refe ... le and there would be no need for minority representation. Finally there must be "neutrality of the State," the government should not show any bias for the interest groups vying for their attention. P ...

(10 pages) 101 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Articles of confederation

"From 1781 to 1789 the Articles of Confederation provided the United States with an effective government." Using the documents and your knowledge of the period, evaluate ... with an effective government." Using the documents and your knowledge of the period, evaluate this statement.Soon after the Revolutionary War in America, a new government was started when the Article ... were adopted by the Continental Congress. The Articles set up a democratic government that gave the States the power to make their own laws and to enforce them. However, the Articles were ineffective ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Right to Bear Arms. This essay is about gun control and some problems with guns. It is pro guns for law-abiding Americans.

"A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." These are the words o ... help with gun crimes.There is a need for gun laws. Though the more than 20,000 laws on the federal, state and local books have not deterred the violent use of guns. Some gun control laws may save live ... son caught using a gun in a crime or unlawfully carry one, is automatically "exiled" to a mandatory state penitentiary. If a project of this type were implemented nationwide, the gun crime rate would ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Foreign Market Entry: Metro Corporation: Technology Licensing Negotiation

etion of the joint R&D.Restrictions on future R&D on joint results. (Lilly, 1997)Obtaining "state of the art" technology is also a major concearn for both developing and industrial advanced co ... possible. For the developed countries this means obtaining core competitive advantage through the "state of the art" technology, boosting the prestige and prosperity of the country.Revenue goals:The ...

(14 pages) 197 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


Socrates, Plato and Aristotle had virtually the same beliefs about man's relation to the State, although Plato's political theory of the State was more rational than Socrates or Aristotle's ... le all believed that man was not self-sufficient, they believed man would be most happy living in a State. They also believed that all men wanted to live the truly good life where they could be in tun ... h and achieve their ultimate goals. Although Socrates, Plato and Aristotle's political views of the State are similar, Plato's view is more rational than Socrates and Aristotle's in the sense that he ...

(4 pages) 100 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Plato and Parallel Justice.

ppeals to human psychology.Before he can prove that justice is a virtue in itself, Plato must first state what justice is, and instead of defining justice as a set of behavioral norms, Plato identifie ... lasses remain in fixed relations of power and influence.2At the end of Book IV of "Republic", Plato states that individual justice emulates political justice. He claims that the soul of every person i ...

(5 pages) 59 1 4.1 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

John Locke vs Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

t against the legislator.Despite the similarities between Locke and Rousseau, their theories of the state of nature already differ in terms of morality, property, and freedom. Locke believes that men ... , property, and freedom. Locke believes that men are born with morality ingrained in them; Rousseau states that men are born with no morality, and only follow their instinct and appetite. He claims th ...

(7 pages) 71 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Definition of Politics: Personal Point of view ("Politics of Aristotle").

story. The book tries to explain the importance of Politics in old Greece and its relevance for the state, but at the same time it does not try to give or establish a narrow concept of what politics i ... will establish an organized environment for the government development.In the first book, about the State and Society, Aristotle states that man is more of a political animal than bees or any others a ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Are Filipinos Ready for Globalization?

Globalization deeply affects the values and structure of Philippine society. The State has a responsibility of protecting its citizenry and environment to the possible effects of it ... rder to fully participate in globalization without sacrificing national interest and patrimony, the State must address the five goal elements of PA 21 namely, poverty reduction, social equity, empower ... onism and other barriers to trade contribute much to the uncertainties that workers face today. The State has a vital role in developing the skills and improving the welfare of the Filipino workers fo ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.4 Feb/2006

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

Distributive Justice

t of all, I believe that the individual should be at least 25 years of age because of the reasons I stated above. Also, the individual must have held a job in some point of their life. A job helps to ...

(7 pages) 41 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Civil War

y new ideas that would harm either either side would be stop. A divided govt. can last because each state can make any laws than can't contradict any federal laws. Each state has a different ways to m ... federal laws. Each state has a different ways to maintain it's growth and production. The northern states don't need slaves because it's got machine to do all the production. The southern states has ...

(2 pages) 701 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ancient Democracy - Athens: Citizenship and Governance "Selection and representation in Athenian Democracy"

hout a question, Athenian Democracy is known to be one of the most innovative and sophisticate city-state in history of the west. This was largely due to the democratic way of life in Athens. Athens e ... ue to the democratic way of life in Athens. Athens emphasized on ideology that “People are the State” and “The State is People”. Citizens in Athens were able to participate in deci ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Essay on Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau talks about religion and State in his Social Contract. He first goes through histories of different nations, explaining the p ... es through histories of different nations, explaining the progression of religion in regards to the State. At first men never had any rulers other than their gods. Every political society was ruled by ... became so divided that by the time of the Roman Empire almost everyone simply became pagan, and the State was only ruled by man. However, things changed again when Jesus came, and started the biggest ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

importance of sovereignty

ional relations and particularly international law. The concept is condemned in context of a nation-state's "right" to monopolize certain exercises of power with respect to its territory and citizens ... s decisions and activities. It cannot be ignored that sovereignty is an essential ingredient of the State as it makes the State supreme in both internal and external matters. A State can only be indep ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays