Political Essays

Political Socialization and How Women Define Politics and Power

There are various types of political socialization, and these have various effects on political participation. The traditional sex role socialization involves the integration of traditional roles performed by men and women into the political scene. This form of socialization has the effect of exclusion of women in political participation and dominance of politics by men. This effect has been in existence for a long time; like for instance, until 1975, exclusion of women from jury duty could be granted on…

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Political and Socioeconomic

The communication gap between First and Third world feminist, as expressed by Narayan lies within a cultural setting: though Western feminism is still an upholding to the rights of women, Third world feminism speaks towards a culture’s specific issues, as Narayan writes, “I am arguing that Third-World feminism is not a mindless mimicking of ‘Western agendas’ in one clear and simple sense – that, for instance, Indian feminism is clearly a response to issues specifically confronting many Indian women” (13)….

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The Political System of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has enjoyed a relatively strong government in the entire course of its history. A major part of this could be attributed to its unique but very effective political system. There are at least five aspects that had been major contributory factors in its political stability, namely: Transparency and Accountability of Government, Consensus building on major issues, Reforms on a gradual and necessary basis, Absence of threat from coups and armed overthrow of government, and the Check and…

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Is There a Political Glass Ceiling_

The author makes explicit points to support the argument presented that there is a political glass ceiling for women in politics.  The author makes this conclusion based on statistical data and historical research from geographical political data. The underlying premise behind the glass ceiling for women’s struggle in the political arena rests in cultural stigmas throughout the sociocultural micosocieties that comprise the nation.  This is proven, as women are typically more likely to be elected among the more urban and…

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Relation to the Socio Political

Comparison and Contrast of the General Tones of the Sumerian and Egyptian Hymns, in Relation to the Socio-Political and Geographic History of these Nations It is interesting to note that the Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations both sprung up beside rivers: Egypt lies in the delta of the Nile while the Sumerian civilization was on the fertile Mesopotamia along the banks of Tigris and Euphrates. It is thus expected that both civilizations revere their river, and associate them with gods, because…

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Political Science

The 1997 film, “Wag the Dog” presents a satire of American political manipulation and Hollywood propaganda. The film, directed by Barry Levinson, and written by Levinson, Hilary Henkin, and David Mamet, offers a cynical portrait not only of politicians and political operatives, Hollywood, and the electoral process, but it also portrays the American public as gullible and susceptible to the most rudimentary forms of deception and manipulation, while simultaneously being alert and diligent enough to cost the incumbent President an…

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Political Institutions

The parliament which is officially known as the European Parliament is the only union’s body that directly elected. It is made up of 785 members who are elected for five year terms by universal suffrage and are determined by the political loyalty. By virtue of being the only elected body of the union, parliament reflects the more than 500 million citizen’s wishes, however, it has relatively weaker power as compared to the council in some areas such having the absolute…

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Eco Feminism & Political and Social Movement

Eco-feminism can be defined a political and social movement which aims at combining feminism with environmentalism or, in other words, to unite deep ecology with feminist concepts. Actually, I have chosen eco-feminism as it draws relations between women oppression and degradation of nature. Environmental problems are of great concern now along with women equality. Nature is degrading and women’s rights are still discriminating. Therefore, eco-feminism argues that there is a strong link between degradation of women and oppression of women….

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The Political Implication

I chose an article made by Thomas L. Friedman entitled “Generation Q and was published on October 10, 2007 at the New York Times News paper. Thomas Friedman was the author of the famous book, the world is flat and he won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, his third Pulitzer for The New York Times. He became the paper’s foreign-affairs columnist in 1995. Previously, he served as chief economic correspondent in the Washington bureau and before that he was…

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How Supreme Court Decisoins Have Affected American Society

The Supreme Court has been given credit and blame for having a wide range of effects on society. The decisions that they have made on current and past issues have initiated change in American society. These changes have had both positive and negative results. The effects of their decisions have ranged from improving the status of certain ethnic groups to limiting the procedures of law enforcers and clearly defining the rights of lawbreakers. In essence, Supreme Court decisions have had…

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Political Science Answers

Current world events have hindered the use of Collective Security Principle as various factors such as disease, poverty, natural calamities, terrorism, the use of biological, nuclear, and chemical weapons, and the instability of the world market. (UN, 21-55) 2) No, countries that have no experience in democracy as a form of government will not be successful in using that form of government. Democracy can only work if the constituents are capable and have experience on democracy. It’s simply as different…

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The Political Strengths and Weaknesses of the Bush Presidency

A United States president is a prominent personality, not only in shaping the country’s future, but, more importantly, that of the world. Because his power and influence is so immense, citizens of America, as well as those of other countries, always have their watchful eyes over the president. Thus, his policies, programs, and decisions receive both praises and massive criticisms from around the world. President George Walker Bush, one of the most controversial leaders of the United States of America,…

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The Historic Political

The European politics can be traced back to the historic political, economic and military events in the continent. Since the end of the World War II, fall of iron curtain as well as the collapse of the communists’ states Eastern Block, the integration in this continent is a process of political, economic, legal, cultural and social integration between the member states of Europe. The geographical location of France, Germany and Italy influenced them to spearhead the agreement between the member…

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