• Book Ii Of The Politics By Aristotle
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    Bill Stewart October 14, 2000 Intro to Political Philosophy Paper Assignment #1, Essay 5 In Book II of The Politics Aristotle uses the examples of a number of political regimes in order to show the reader the nature of political life. In relating what is and what is not included in these regimes, discussing the problems associated with each of these, and by examining how well all of these regimes agree with Aristotle's own theory, Aristotle provides the reader with a comprehensive view of politi...
  • French Revolution Old Regime
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    The preliminary stage of any revolutionary cycle is characterized by a rigid, unresponsive political structure referred to as the old regime. The government apparatus of such a regime is generally faced with financial difficulties and limitations, while a socio-economic class within society has reasons to be optimistic about the future. The political structure of the old regime does not provide opportunity for growth and may hinder the operations of this particular segment of society. Even if ec...
  • Parliamentary Vs Presidential Head Regime State
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    In modern democratic countries, most regimes either follow a presidential or parliamentary form. In a presidential regime, the principal character of the government is the Head of State (most often called the President) who is granted great political power by the Constitution and the legitimacy to use it from his popular election by universal suffrage. This President's power is balanced by a theoretically equally powerful elected representative body. As you probably figured, I just described the...
  • Democratic Regime Plato Justice Democracy
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    In the Republic, Plato seeks to define justice and, through definition, show that justice is intrinsically worthwhile. In doing so, Plato sets out to explain the principal concept of political justice, and from this obtain a parallel model of individual justice. Essentially, justice is defined as a result of accurate logic or reasoning. However, it is quite important to note that the democratic regime discussed in the Republic is not the same as the known democratic regime of today. The democrat...
  • Heineken Out Of Burma
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    Heineken out of Burma The action groups 'A Seed Europe' and the Dutch action group 'XminY's tarted a campaign in February 1996, called 'Heineken out of Burma!' . The investment plans of the Dutch brewer Heineken Inc. in Burma (Myanmar), were said to provide material support and legitimacy to the violent dictator y rulers of the country. Heineken sees Burma as an emerging market, that must be entered without delay. Western beer markets are becoming saturated and the potentials for growth in Asia...
  • Economic Development Military Regime China
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    Indonesia's Crisis: The Lesson for China introduction Indonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesia's, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longer making money, and China has ...
  • Camila Rosas Film Regime
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    Camila Camila is an Argentinean film set in the mid 19 th century, during the Rosas regime. The film focuses on the lives of a young girl, Camila, and her Jesuit priest Ladislao Gutierrez. Camila and Ladisalo fall in love and the film follows their troubles. Through following the events that happen with Camila and Ladisalo, the director shows how restrictive and devout followers of Rosas were and of the resentment against him. The unjust ways of the Rosas regime were illustrated passively. Inst...
  • Francisco Franco Civil War
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    Francisco Franco was a general and authoritarian leader, who governed Spain from 1939 to 1975. He came to power shortly after the start of the Spanish Civil War. In that war, he led the rebel Nationalist Army to victory over the Loyalist forces. After the war ended in 1939, Franco held complete control of Spain. His regime was similar to a Fascist dictatorship. He carried out the functions of chief of state, prime minister, commander in chief, and leader of the Falange, the only permitted politi...
  • Free Trade Chief Executive
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    American Political Science Review Vol. 94, No. 2 June 2000'Free to Trade: Democracies, Autocracies, and International Trade " By: Edward D. Mansfield Helen V. Milner B. Peter Rosendo rff The central question that is explored in this article is what kind of political regime is best for free trading in domestic or international commerce. At the same time it address the variation between democracy and autocracy, not on variation within either regime type. Some of the major articles discussed in th...
  • Women In Southeast Asia
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    An Indonesian activist writing in 1996 claimed the male-dominated regimes and masculine political cultures encouraged by these men created a politics that is competitive, heavily dependent on military force and infused with aggressive macho political habits. Feminine political culture, in contrast, reflects the legitimacy of the people. It is a political culture of calm, radiating, listening tolerance. He goes on to ponder why Cory, Suu Kyi and Megawati, managed to become important opposition le...
  • 9 11 And Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    LEt at Cest Moi: Absolutism in the Age of Reason By analyzing the Taliban regime and their motives, Jean-Jacques Rousseaus ideas, and by comparing the two, it will be made evident that Jean-Jacques Rousseaus ideas of government rule over peoples lives is true in this specific case. On September 11, 2001 the heart of the United States of America was ripped out in a matter of 10 minutes by Islamic extremists who follow the Taliban Regime. The first attack was at 8: 45 am when two planes were hijac...
  • Indonesia Crisis As An Example China
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    Indonesia s Crisis: The Lesson for China introduction Indonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesia s, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longer making money, and China has ...
  • Revolutionary France Charles Regime Louis
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    Louis had, in 1814, agreed to rule by the terms of the Charter drawn up by his representatives and those of the Napoleonic establishment. Its liberal appearance was helpful if at times misleading, but religious and personal freedom and equality before the law, freedom of opinion and security of property from confiscation were all reassuring for those who had benefitted from the last 25 years of change. The parliament that was set up had little freedom of action and was elected on a very narrow f...
  • German Society Nazi Social Nazism
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    It cannot be doubted that Nazi Germany was the most destructive political regime of the 20 th century, not only because it unleashed World War II or instigated the holocaust but because of its impact on German society. The extent of this impact has been extensively debated by various historians, leading to a spectrum of opinions ranging from Marxist perspectives that emphasise a strengthening of class structures within German society, therefore concluding that Nazi Germany had a reactionary impa...
  • Weimar Republic Germany War Rise
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    To some extent the rise of the Nazi totalitarian regime was due to a 19 th century legacy but however, Germany was going through hard times and desperate times lead to desperate measures. The current conditions in Germany also helped to fuel the Nazi's rise to power. Most Germans had found it hard to accept the allied Victory in 1918 when German defeat was announced at a time when German soldiers were miles and miles into enemy territory. For many German, such as Adolf Hitler, it made them very ...
  • Soviet Union Stalin Regime Propaganda
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    Why was Stalin able to secure his hold on power in the Soviet Union in the years 1928 - 1941? (15) Between the years 1928 and 1941 Stalin achieved total control of the Soviet Union. His use of terror was an important factor in this control, as was Stalin's use of propaganda and the fact that the Soviet Union was transformed into an industrial superpower Terror was certainly extremely important. The brutal enforcement of Collectivisation and the Purges ensured that any potential oppositi...
  • Iraqi Conflict United States
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    On March 19, 2003, after much debate and protest, the United States began Operation Iraqi Freedom. What was originally intended to be a swift, effective liberation of the Iraqi people has become a drawn-out, controversial conflict. Now, the coalition is faced with many new and pressing decisions. As the hostility intensifies in the Middle East, people in many nations are asking why the United States is still in Iraq. The thin line between assisting and acquiring Iraq is being scrutinized. While...
  • The War Against Iraq Is Also Global Terrorism
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    The issue of this article is that if Iraq and Saddam's regime is not disarmed of their weapons of mass destruction, Saddam will use his cover of his nuclear weapons to try to forcibly unite the Middle East to confront the Western alliance. I chose article number three, which is "The war against Iraq is also the war against global terrorism" and the writer of this article is Dr. Colin Rubenstein who is the executive director of Australia/Jewish and Australia/Israel affairs. The writer's contentio...
  • Was Iraq War Justified
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    Iraq has been a center of war for the past decade. In the last decade, Iraq has developed the weapons of mass destruction, as claimed by United States. According to President Bush, these weapons of mass destructions are an open threat to this country and the rest of the world, and to ensure the world peace, these weapons of mass destructions must be eliminated before they are used against us or any other country. But according to Gerard Bradley, this war must be justified in accordance with Just...
  • Albania The Cold War Years
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    During World War II the country was occupied by the Germans. When they retreated in 1944, a leader of the Communist-led resistance movement, Enter Hoxha, became head of the Albanian government. In 1946 a people's republic was declared; private land was confiscated and industry nationalized. After the war Yugoslavia controlled Albania. When Yugoslavia left the Soviet bloc in 1948, Albania broke its ties with that country and became an ally of the Soviet Union, joining the Warsaw Pact in 1955. Alb...