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European Origins of American Conservative and Liberal Ideologies

- This analysis begins by answering the first question that may come to mind when discussing modern American political ideologies and how they evolved from European origins; What American political ideologies have European origins. Liberalism was the first (modern) ideology to emerge from Europe (England) as a result of a short but ultimately successful challenge to royal authority which changed its focus of attention from the question of the duties owed to kings and eventually led to the development of the original concept of liberalism....   [tags: Modern American Ideologies, European Origins]

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Different Modern Ideologies

- Functionalism: Functionalists believe society has a common culture; they focus on consensus which is agreement. They believe that key institutions such as family, government etc. help society work well. Its belief in the same values, they look at society and explain it as a system, they want to know what contributes to society as a whole. They look at the key institutions as the human body and believe these institutions help society to function. They present an overly harmonious picture of society....   [tags: Ideologies, ]

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Political Ideologies on Education in the UK

- Social policy is based around the ideologies of those in government to ensure that every individual with in society is treated equally thought out life so that they are able to receive the same opportunities and access to all areas such as health care, education and welfare help according to their needs. Because of the harsh conditions that the country was, experiencing after World War 2 the Prime Minister Winston Churchill commissioned a report, Beveridge (1942) to try to overcome the country’s social problems and to help those who were suffering from the effects of poverty....   [tags: Gender, Ethnicity, Social Class]

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The Ideologies of Racism and Nativism

- The ideologies of racism and nativism and the structural causes of politics and laws create and sustain the social injustices associated with immigration. An ideology is a type of belief system based on societal values and norms. Ideologies are shared by a group of people and are passed down through generations. The attitudes of racism and nativism, as harsh and unfair as they may be, have existed in this country for hundreds of years. Nativists years ago feared loosing cultural, political, economic, and social control of America to immigrants just as the American people do today....   [tags: ideology, racism, nativism, immigatrion system]

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The Presidency and Ideologies of Andrew Jackson

- Andrew Jackson’s Ideologies and presidency engulf a large part of the 19th century. In his plight to rid the country of corruption he not only transformed the American system, but he also motivated others to reform society. Robert Remini’s stated that “reformers were intent on raising the life of man by putting it in harmony with his idea of the Beautiful and the Just.” This statement truly explains the different reforms that develop politically, economically, socially, and culturally during the Jackson era....   [tags: US History]

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Political Ideologies in Europe: 1900-Present

- Political Ideologies in Europe: 1900-Present The world is an extremely varied place, filled with odd and different views on all sorts of subjects. One of these subjects is the matter of political ideologies and how a country should be lead. One of the prime locations to view this phenomena is in Europe, because of the large number of nations and their closeness to one another. States in Europe have risen and fallen in large numbers since 1900, and their ideologies have come and gone with them....   [tags: facism, communist, capitalist]

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Business Environments with New Ideologies

- The business environment is a constantly changing environment where new business ventures erupt with new ideologies. These new businesses might either flop or remain relevant to the industry with their new ideologies and economies of scope. When these firms remain relevant to the latter, their implications to the new firms, therefore, are either to embrace the changes or fight them through the old existing strategies. Technological advancements are the most dynamic economic ventures. New businesses and business ideas are constantly developed in the industry to ensure that new inventions are made to satisfy the constant needs of the customers....   [tags: business ventures, ibm, microsoft]

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The Influence Of Ideologies In The Formulation Of Social Policies

- Introduction Why do some countries have free universal healthcare and others require their citizens to insure themselves. Why is it that in some countries the retirement benefit a person receives is highly dependent on the amount of work they have done in earlier life whereas in others there is not so much difference made between the elderly. Furthermore, why is it that in Scotland people get to educate themselves in higher level academia for free but The English have to pay thousands of pounds for almost equivalent service....   [tags: politics, ideology, capitalism]

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Harm Reduction Ideologies

- What are the implications of harm reduction ideologies on the future of treatment for substance use disorders. A Review of the Literature A review of the literature reveals no clear-cut definition of harm reduction. Most experts are in agreement, however, that the primary emphasis of harm reduction strategies is to reduce the health, social, and economic consequences associated with alcohol and drug use. Implicitly or explicitly, complete abstinence is the goal of the vast majority of substance abuse service providers (MacMaster, 2004)....   [tags: Substance Abuse, Disorders, Treatment]

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Ideologies Surrounding the Concept of a Child and Childhood

- The above statement is incomplete, as Hunt not only states that the writer has an idea of a child but in the concluding part, he states that the reader also has their own assumptions and perceptions of a child and childhood. Therefore, in order to consider Hunt’s statement this essay will look at the different ideologies surrounding the concept of a child and childhood. The manner in which writers inform the reader about their ideas of childhood through literary devices and content concluding with what the selected set books state about aspects of childhood in particular identity and gender....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Demonstrate Significant Ideologies in the Classic World

- #####This essay begins with 3.4#####3.4 Demonstrate significant ideologies in the classical world In ancient Rome, religion adopted a major aspect of every Roman citizen’s life. Religion, originally having come from the Latin term religio, is defined by Roman philosopher Cicero as cultus deorum, “the proper performance of rites in veneration of the gods.” Another interpretation provided by modern scholar Tom Harpur is the meaning to “bind and connect” which in context can describe religion in ancient Rome as a binding force between the Roman citizens, their families and the gods they worshipped....   [tags: religion, roman history, ancient civilization]

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Changes in Politics and Ideologies Throughout Time

- Politics and Ideologies In the beginning politics was a way to discussion situations and shape the path of the country. Think of the Pilgrims and the founding fathers, their use of politics started this country on a course not taken by many other nations. The understanding and realization that politics can be more than just a bill or law to establish order led many to intermingle ideological perceptions with politics. This change in politics can be both a positive and a negative change. Holding ideological perspectives, while important to have, can cause a hindrance in the political process....   [tags: pilgrims, constitution]

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Ideologies of Pope John Paul ii

- Born May the 18th 1920, John Paul the 2nd was just an ordinary man once known by the name of Karol Josef Wojtyla; he was born in a small Polish town called Wadowice, and was the youngest among 3 kids in which he grew up in Nazi-occupied Poland and later in Communist-dominated Poland. Karol got he’s name from he’s father Karol Wojtyla whom was a retired non-commissioned army officer and passed away in 1941. Before he became the most respected man as we all know him in the name of John Paul the 2nd, Karol Josef Wojtyla has had accomplished numerous incredible stuff as well as had to surpass al the obstacles that he met....   [tags: Biography]

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Naguib Mahfouz’s Religious Ideologies

- Naguib Mahfouz’s Religious Ideologies Naguib Mahfouz, an Egyptian novelist and a winner of the Nobel Prize, was stabbed after expressing his religious philosophies in Children of the Alley (Najjar 1). The writer serves as a threat to the conservative Egyptian society. Religious militants feel endangered by the introduction of westernized ideas, which do not conform to the Egyptian culture and tradition, especially in the 1990s. Mahfouz’ stance regarding religion is veiled in his superficial neutrality in novels such as Sugar Street and Children of the Alley, both being published in the 1950s....   [tags: Egyptian Novelist, Nobel Prize Winner, ]

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Superman and the Ideologies of the Middle Class

- Superman and the Ideologies of the Middle Class Christopher Reeve once said of Superman, the character whom he portrayed in a series of films: It's very hard for me to be silly about Superman because I've seen first hand how he actually transforms people's lives. I have seen children dying of brain tumors who wanted as their last request to be able to talk to me, and have gone to their graves with a peace brought on by knowing that their belief in this kind of character is intact. I've seen that Superman really matters....   [tags: Sociology]

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- Ideologies An ideology is a set of ideas connected together that explain how government and society should be organized and what set of values the society should embrace. The concept of an ideology is a very slippery topic in that people range in the level or degree of their feelings. Ideologies are simplistic and not concerned about logic and consistency. This means that if they are either conservatives or liberal their ideas may vary slightly. Conservatives may have slight differences in the way they think about society....   [tags: Papers]

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Ideologies of the Democracy Movement in China

- Ideologies of the Democracy Movement in China After Deng Xiaoping gained power in 1978, a new political atmosphere was promised for the Chinese people. A promise of a free land with a modern economic state was made by Deng in order to gain public support. During Deng’s reign, a series of economic reforms were made. These reforms had major impacts on both the economy and the society of China. Although it has been argued that Deng was leading a totalitarian regime, historians tend to overlook the idea that the Chinese have different ideologies and morals than people in the west....   [tags: Politics Political]

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Dionysus and the Unraveling of Ideologies in The Bacchae

- Dionysus and the Unraveling of Ideologies in The Bacchae   Some evaluations claim that the Dionysus appearing in The Bacchae is fairly true embodiment of the ideals of ancient Athens. He demands only worship and proper reverence for his name, two matters of honor that pervaded both the Greek tragedies and the pious society that viewed them. In other plays, Oedipus' consultations with Apollo and the many Choral appeals to Zeus reveal the Athenian respect for their gods, while Electra's need for revenge and Antigone's obligation to bury Polyneices both epitomize the themes of respect and dignity....   [tags: Bacchae Essays]

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The Impact of Ideologies on the French Revolution

- The Impact of Ideologies on the French Revolution The ‘San Culottes’, were starving while the wealthy monarchy were living it up and enjoying a luxurious life. Louis the sixteenth was in power at this period, and was decreasing the Royal finances at a dramatic rate. It was quite possible he was unaware how the rest of society was living. He had no contact with lower classes and it is quite possible he was totally oblivious to the suffering he was causing. These peasant classes decided they were going to object to the way they were being forced to live, and this is how the revolution came about....   [tags: Papers]

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Influence of New Ideologies from the 19th Century

- In the early 19th century there was a large influence of new ideologies. Although, these “new” ideologies were not new, they had always existed, but were just now given a name. An ideology is a set of beliefs about the world and how it should be, often formalized into political social or cultural theory (West &the World G–6). I think that Liberalism is one of the most important ideologies of the early 19th century, and still is today. Liberalism drew significantly off of the French Revolution, the Enlightenment, and their promises....   [tags: cultural theory, liberalism, parliament]

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The Rise and Fall of Ideologies in Fukuyama´s The End of History

- In his essay, The End of History, Fukuyama discusses the rise and fall of various ideologies throughout history, and the prevalence of western liberal democracy as the final form of human government. Fukuyama suggests that history can be summarized by different ideologies. He points out the Karl Marx also sought out the ‘end of history’ when he proposed communism as the final and perfect form of government. Marx, according to Fukuyama, borrowed this idea of a beginning middle and end of history from Hegel....   [tags: democracy, communism, liberalism, human]

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Early American Literature Influenced by Religious Ideologies and Philosophies

- In the beginning times of American Literature, Puritan writers were prevalent which grew into the Age of Reason by way of scientists and philosophers, which eventually emerged into Romanticism and the Renaissance writers, which developed into Realism by the middle of 19th century. Throughout American Literature, religious ideologies and philosophies influenced the way that writers portrayed the time period, characters, feelings, and God. Through Puritan writers, literature is influenced by religious ideologies and philosophies....   [tags: American Literature]

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Metaphysical Ideologies in Moby Dick

- Metaphysical Ideologies in Moby Dick At first glance, Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick, appears to be the story of a man, his captain, and the whale that they quest to destroy.  But a closer look reveals the author’s intense look at several metaphysical ideologies.  He explores some of the most ponderous quandaries of his time, among these being the existence of evil, knowledge of the self and the existential, and the possibility of a determined fate.  All of these were questions which philosophers had dealt with and written about, but Melville took it to a new level: not only writing about these things, but also doing so in a lovely poetic language backed by a tale packed with intrigue...   [tags: Moby Dick Essays]

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Different Family Ideologies and Types

- Different Family Ideologies and Types Source: The Place of Men in changing family cultures. Geoff Dench (1996). An example of how differing ideologies support different family arrangements. The study was an exploration of contemporary cultural variations in family roles allocated to men. It can only be considered a pilot study because only small numbers were involved. The importance of the study is the light it sheds on the impact that ideology can have on how family life is lived and experienced....   [tags: Papers, Family Culture]

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The Human Condition and Ideologies in Hamlet by Willliam Shakespeare

- ... Hamlet begins to grapple with the nature of humanity and morality following the confrontation with the ghost. The appearance of the ghost triggers Hamlet’s existential struggle “All is not well… I doubt some foul play… foul deeds will rise” (Act 1 scene 2) through the use of foreshadowing, Shakespeare exposes the nature of humanity to audiences through the construction of Hamlet’s character. He emphasises that a strong sense of morality can cause conflicts in the decision to make noble choices....   [tags: aristotelian and the Senecan traditions]

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The Different Ideologies of Both Roman and Greek Architecture

- The different ideologies of both roman and Greek architecture have been disputed for many decades. These great feats such as the Flavian Amphitheater and the Parthenon help distinguish the two cultures. The amphitheater was built for the roman people’s entertainment. The Parthenon was built to appease the Greek goddess Athena. Just by looking at their purposes it is easy to see how their cultures varied. However, it is important to also look into the architectural components to further analyze. The Flavian amphitheater and the Parthenon are both examples of classic roman and Greek architecture....   [tags: The Parthenon, The amphitheater ]

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Different Ideologies in Marx and Engels' Communist Manifesto

- The Communist Manifesto Communism movements were revolutionary or proletarian movements that were inspired by the ideas of Marxism concerning the social inequality that was a major concern in the 19th century. These revolutions aimed at replacing the then dominant capitalist era with socialism. Communism was driven by the ideas of Marx and suggested that the workers of the world were to be united and free themselves from the capitalist oppression, and this was to create a world run by the working class (Marx, Philip and Friedrich, 5)....   [tags: revolution, social classes, society]

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How Political Ideologies Shape Our Nation

- Jack Sheldon’s, “How a Bill Becomes a Law” is lacking in several different ways. Not that the jingle doesn’t give you some sort of semblance of how a law is made. It just doesn’t give a detail account of the entire procedure. Very little is mentioned of how a bill is introduced to the House or the Senate. Legislation is handed to the clerk of the House or placed in the hopper. In the Senate, members must gain recognition of the presiding officer to announce the introduction of a bill during the morning hour....   [tags: Jack Sheldon, How a Bill Becomes a Law, Politics]

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The Paradox of Dominate Ideologies in the Fight of Social Justice.

- Art is used in mass media to influence people, especially people in the generation and culture we live in today. The majority of art young people receive in our culture is through television and in particularly popular culture networks, like MTV. The television show on MTV called The Hills is an example of a show that promotes dominant ideology to young children/ teenagers. Slightly opposite of that would be another show on MTV called Jersey Shore, which is an example of a show that partly reinforces and partly challenges dominant ideology to the same type of audience....   [tags: Social Justice]

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The Westboro Baptist Church and Their Ideologies Aganist Homosexuals

- Have you ever thought something was unjust, but every one around you believed otherwise. For many years marriage was seen as a religious and legal contract between a man and a woman. However, in recent years the American population has accepted in increasing numbers the idea that homosexuality exists and is equal. Although the majority of states do not allow same-sex marriage, today there are fifteen states that allow homosexual couples the right to get married, and they also receive all the rights that a heterogeneous couple have....   [tags: homosexual, marriage, states]

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Anti-communism Ideologies

- To what extent did anti-communism ideologies affect the daily in the US during the Cold War. The Cold War lasted from 1945 to 1953. This investigation assesses the daily life in the United States during this time frame. In order to evaluate the affect it had and its significance, the investigation evaluates the background of anti-Communism, the Red Scare and daily American life at home as well as in school. Influences of anti-communism ideologies through various types of propaganda will be discussed as well....   [tags: bishop sheen, cold war, the soviets]

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Individualism versus Other Ideologies

- Individualism versus Other Ideologies "Liberalism expresses an encompassing view of human life, one that aspires to leave individuals as much as possible free to shape their lives in a meaningful direction." According to Ronald Beiner, practices of liberalism are not the same with what it must be. Ronald Beiner criticises the liberalism and the communitarianism. In his journal, individuals have to get more rights to choice what they want and what they will do. However, it can only be a utopia. Also, it is not a good idea to break of individuals from community....   [tags: Papers]

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Traditional Ideologies

- 'Traditional Ideologies' The texts that we, the reader, tend to relate to most are the texts that reflect our values or include certain social issues of the present. Texts such as these are therefore quite commonly found beside the beds, on the coffee tables and in the bookcases of many Australians. These texts, in a way act as a barometer for values, and shifts in values in our society. This can be seen in many instances. For example, take the feature film 'The Castle'. The typical Australian family, the Kerrigans, represented in this film was not chosen by accident....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Political Ideologies

- Political Ideologies Introduction In this assignment I will describe three major political ideologies. I have chosen to look at communism, capitalism and socialism. I will then go on to explain how two major British political parties reflect their ideological positions. Task One I will explain communism first, followed by socialism and finally I'll describe capitalism. Communism This is the most extreme ideology out of the three. It is based on the ideas of Karl Marx....   [tags: Papers]

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The French Revolution and Modern Political Ideologies

- The French Revolution had a great impact on modern day politics and the ideologies that have become common knowledge among society. When France was reconstructing their government in the 1790's, many of the changes inspired how politics has established itself in today's world. The French Revolution was significant in sweeping away monarchical absolutism in the name of the modern ideas of 'liberty, equality, and fraternity'. The French society, as well as other European societies, were going through many cultural and social changes and were developing more intellectual thoughts for the time....   [tags: Political Science, History]

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Liberation Based Ideologies

- Liberation Based Ideologies "We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed... There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair... Like a boil that can never be cured so long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must be exposed, with all the tension its exposure creates, to the light of human conscience and the air of national opinion before it can be cured......   [tags: Papers]

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By Affecting Nature We Are Affecting Ourselves and Viceversa

- Through out the semester we have learned many perspectives of wellness and how this different Ideologies affect both us and the environment. While going through the Pros and Cons of each ideology of wellness, There was one theme that surrounded the most interesting, and overall most beneficial ideologies. This Idea was that, by effecting nature we are effecting ourselves. The idea can be seen as true through all perspectives, yet only understood by a few. Cultures such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Ayurveda believe in this idea, and incorporate it into there being and everyday culture....   [tags: ideologies of wellness]

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Confucius in Modern China

- Every culture is composed of many philosophical ideologies that comprise the ever-changing nature of said nation. Many cultures do not have a monolithic, nor static nature; ideas such as Maoism, Daoism, Christianity, etc., challenge the preexisting notions that are part of a culture. Even though the Chinese government has established a strong strand against Confucianism, it is still a part of the Chinese culture in socio-political, economic, familial, and individual levels. Confucianism is still prevalent though business, education, the Confucian revival, the previous ties China had with Confucianism, and a return to old traditions as a default....   [tags: philosophical ideologies]

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Initiative and Ideologies: Liberalism and Social Democracy as Applied to Modern Legislation

- In 2004 a Swiss banker called the upper class’ demand for increasingly high salaries as “a call to class warfare from above.” (Baer) The new decade has seen outcry against a growing discrepancy in wealth. The global financial crisis exacerbated the already prominent fiscal divide. Ideological thinkers have been wrestling with resolution of this exact divide for centuries. Modernly Switzerland has attempted to regulate monetary divides by banning bonuses and mandating shareholder consent in major decisions....   [tags: Switzerland, Democracy, Liberalism]

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Dueling Religious Ideologies Seen in Shakespeare’s "The Merchant of Venice"

- The dueling religious ideologies seen in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice serve as the cornerstones not only of the character’s arguments during the trial at the end of the play, but of the definitions of the character’s own self-perceptions. Shylock, the play’s “villain” and the most prominent of the play’s three Jewish characters, employs his religious identity in defining his conception of masculinity, connecting his perception of what it means to be “male” with his profession, which he is allowed to practice due to the tenants of his Jewish faith....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]

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Assessment of the Claim that Media Texts Reproduce Racist Ideologies

- Assessment of the Claim that Media Texts Reproduce Racist Ideologies The Mass Media plays an important role in social and cultural ideologies and can easily change them through time. “British Broadcasting literally mediates the politics of race, ethnicity and cultural identity.” Hall (1988:257) The Mass Media can shape representations and people’s ideologies about ethnic minorities in either a positive or negative way. The media instigates the communication of dominant ideologies and can sustain them....   [tags: Papers]

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Racial Ideologies in Frederick Douglass and Linda Brent's Narratives

- Racial Ideologies in Frederick Douglass and Linda Brent's Narratives 4) Slavery was justified by racial ideology. Consider three texts, including one that was written by a former slave. How do the authors either replicate or refute racial ideologies common in the nineteenth century. I am going to focus on the narratives of Frederick Douglass and Linda Brent as examples of a refusal of racial ideologies and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin as an example of replicating (although attempting to refute) racial ideologies of the day....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Frederick Douglass Essays]

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Hitler and Stalin: Different Men with Similar Ideologies

- Hitler and Stalin: Different Men with Similar Ideologies Both Hitler and Stalin were influential men in regards to how they shaped the Eastern world with their views on leadership and individuals. Both used their beliefs in religion to shape how they ruled their country and it also acted as their reason as to how they acted towards individuals. They both had ideologies as to how things were meant to be. Ideology in the general sense of a group of people is something that most parties hate to identify with....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Malcolm Xs Ideologies Before Mecca & Following...

- Historians have often divided the life of Malcolm X, also referred to as El-Hajj Malik Shabazz, into 3 periods. First, from 1948 to 1964, he was established in the Nation of Islam. Then, in 1964, he went through the Black Nationalist Period of his life. Lastly, prior to his assassination, from 1964 to 1965, Malcolm X evolved through the Universalist Islamic Period. I, however, have chosen to divide his life into two major periods from which his most poignant ideologies were formed. He demonstrated that reading, learning and reason were indispensable qualities for the economic and social development of the masses....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparative Analysis of Cultural Ideologies in Norway and the United States

- Comparative Analysis of Cultural Ideologies in Norway and the United States The intent of this paper is to examine individualistic and communitarian cultural ideologies within two distinctly different political environments. The first challenge in comparing two nations is deciding which approach is most appropriate. There are several approaches in political science that have proven most beneficial when making comparisons. This study will use a comparative government approach to examine the political institutions, processes, constitutions, and functions of government within each of the two countries selected....   [tags: Individualistic Communitarian Culture Essays]

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Supremacist Ideologies in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- Supremacist Ideologies in Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness colludes with the ethnocentric attitude of Europeans towards the native people of Africa. At the turn of the century, European imperialism was viewed as "a crusade worthy of this century of progress" by King Leopold of Belgium. Although Conrad was critical of imperialism, his novella reveals to the reader an undeniable Victorian provenance. It endorses cultural myths of the period and reinforces the dominant ideology of the British gentleman....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Free Essays - The Ideologies of the Brotherhood in Invisible Man

- The Ideologies of the Brotherhood in Invisible Man And he had hardly settled himself when he stared at my desk, saying, "What you got there, Brother?" and pointed toward a pile of my papers. I leaned slowly back in my chair, looking him in the eye. "That's my work," I said coldly, determined to stop any interference from the start. "But I mean that," he said, pointing, his eyes beginning to blaze, "that there." "It's work," I said, "all my work." "Is that too?" he said, pointing to Brother Tarp's leg link....   [tags: Invisible Man Essays]

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Role of Ideology in Mass Political Movements of the 20th Century

- An ideology is a cluster of ideas, about life, society, or government, which originates in most cases as consciously advocated or dogmatically asserted social, political, or religious slogans or battle crises and which through continuous usage and preachment gradually become the characteristic belief or dogmas of a particular group, party or nationality. The term ideology was apparently coined only about a century and a half ago. The main issues that divide nations and people are basically ideological in nature and that; conflicting ideologies are a major cause of war....   [tags: ideologies, imperialism, capitalism]

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Social and Political Understanding of the Islamic World: Muslim Brotherhood

- In the past several years, the Muslim Brotherhood has gained international notoriety for its political activity in Egypt, the country where it was founded in the late 1920s and where it has since been classified as a terrorist organization. In The West, the dominant view of the Brotherhood in the wake of Egypt’s political upheaval is one of an extremist, fundamentalist group, more concerned with ideology than governance. While many scholars and pundits have raised legitimate concerns about the Brotherhood’s ability to usher Egypt into a new age of democracy and government accountability, the fact remains that the depiction of Muslim Brothers as militant ideologues is one that is grossly over...   [tags: egypt, fundamentalist movements, ideologies]

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Germany Wasn´t the Sole Cause of World War One

- The first global world war that led to the death of millions of people and the use of excessive chemical weapons, tanks, and machine guns that the world has ever witnessed is accused by Germany’s violent actions and their extreme ideologies, but some others argue Germany was not the sole cause of the war. In an attempt to dominate the world, Germany enforced their extreme ideologies to the rest of Europe. Many scholars believe that Germany fueled World War 1 because Germany believed that they should conquer the weak....   [tags: extreme ideologies, nationalism, Russia]

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A Woman Breaking out of Society and it’s Norms: Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse

- In Virginia Woolf’s “To the Lighthouse”, the struggle to secure and proclaim female freedom is constantly challenged by social normalcy. This clash between what the traditional female ideologies should be and those who challenge them, can be seen best in the character of Lily Brisco. She represents the rosy picture of a woman that ends up challenging social norms throughout the novel to effectively achieve a sense of freedom and individuality by the end. Woolf through out the novel shows Lily’s break from conventional female in multiply ways, from a comparison between her and Mrs.Ramsey, Lily’s own stream of consciousness, as well as her own painting....   [tags: Traditional Ideologies, Book Review]

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The Struggle Between Two Sides: Church and State

- The separation of the state and church refers to the distinct distance in the relationship that exists between the national state and the organized church. Although the aspect of separation between the state and the church has worked in a number of nations, the degree of separation varies depending on the valid legal policies and laws in relationship with the prevalence views on the religious aspect of the society. In most of the nations that practice such separation, there exists distinct rules and regulation between church and state....   [tags: christians, cult ideologies]

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Transcendentalist Writers: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman

- All young people dream of breaking away from their parents and building their own lives. They yearn to follow their dreams, no matter how wild and crazy, and eventually hope to piece together their true selves. When Christopher McCandless graduated from college and took to the road with no word to his family, he might have appeared to be just another regular kid with overly strong ambitions and an uncontrolled, insatiable thirst for freedom. However, McCandless was more than an average young man who was trying to escape his parents’ control and live recklessly on his own devices....   [tags: Christopher McCandless , ideologies]

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The Lakota and The Sioux Indigenous People: Tale of Two Tribes

- The history of Native Americans is rich in cultural customs, philosophies, and fundamental ideologies. This history has also been marked by injustice, tragedy, and suffering. No discussion of Native American tribes and the present land they possess, their reservations, can be complete without the mention of poverty. Many Native American tribes like the Oglala Lakota Nation are waist deep in poverty and economic conflict. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples has recognized the plight of native peoples all across the world that are experiencing the same disenfranchisement as the Lakota peoples....   [tags: native americans, ideologies, tragedy]

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Evolution of Newspapers, Journalism, and Its Censorships in China

- Evolution of Newspapers, Journalism and its Censorships in China As we have read many articles on the past, we have been reading about different censorships that are happening in China. It is very important to understand where China came from and how the country has developed their government, and how the totalitarianism government is and has been playing a role in the case of journalism. There are many scholars who have been studying the situations and evolutionary developments of newspapers and journalisms within China and it is important to see how these situations have developed over course of time....   [tags: government, journalism, ideologies, publications]

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Alienation and LonelinessThe 1984 Novel by George Orwell

- George Orwell's 1984, uses betrayal as a method to further the feeling of alienation and loneliness. “In walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits (Updike 430).” The opening of the short story written by John Updike, called ‘A&P’, immediately creates a sense of bewilderment. The setting the author uses as the backdrop is very essential to the story and helps with understanding the main character’s decision to eventually quit his job at the end. The protagonist and main character is Sammy, an employee of the A&P....   [tags: sammy, betrayal, ideologies]

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Saivism: The Oldest Practice of Hinduism

- ... Like Vaişņavism, the term also implies a unity which cannot be clearly found either in religious practice or in philosophical and esoteric doctrine. Furthermore, practice and doctrine must be kept separate” (Michaels 387). The earliest references to the deity Saiva are found in the Rg Veda where three hymns are addressed to him as “the roarer,” also known as Rudra. While he is described to be dangerous and destructive, he is also described to be the kind and benevolent healer and cooler of diseases....   [tags: religion, traditions, practices, ideologies]

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Spanish Civil War and World War II

- History is not a collection of unrelated events, but it is instead an account of various causes and their effects. World War II was not an isolated event. It was a product of numerous events in Europe which included the Spanish Civil War. Spain prior to World War II was an area of crucial political and strategic importance. By analyzing the events of the Spanish Civil War, the events of World War II can be understood in greater detail. Hitler’s confident foreign policy, the quick surrender of France, the forging of unlikely alliances, and the diverse ideological state present in Europe can be understood more comprehensively by looking at the Spanish Civil War....   [tags: political ideologies, non-interventionists]

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The Kikuyu and Kamba People of Kenya

- ... He was introduced to Marxist ideologies, received para-military training and was suspected of joining the communist party. (Murray-Brown, 1972).His visit to Moscow was not authorised by the KCA and this led to further confusion in the Kikuyu tribe. It is not fully known how Kenyatta left Russia but he maintained his communist contacts that later provided him with money. In 1933, Kenyatta returned to London after having spent a year in Germany. Kenyatta wrote to the KCA from London and asked for money to return to Kenya but no money was sent....   [tags: agriculturists, marxist ideologies]

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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- ... Especially a great English literature teacher. A ‘good’ English literature teacher will teach their student the basis of grammar, composition, and structure then application of English writing. But a great English literature teacher will forever have a lasting impact upon their disciple, a great teacher will be able to provide their students with genuine interest in the mechanics of English literature. A English teacher has the benefit of possibly motivating their students into becoming one of the worlds next best influential speaker, writer, poet, celebrity or artist....   [tags: english literature, ideologies, philosophy]

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Cold War: Capatalism v. Communism

- “Capitalism v. Communism” During the Cold War, Europe was split between communist countries and non-communist countries. The strife was caused by the differences in the underlying values in capitalism and communism. During this time, the United States and the Soviet Union also had opposing ideologies. Despite the differing ideologies of capitalism and communism, both have affected the political, cultural, and economic development of Third World countries. Capitalism is “a way of organizing an economy so that the things that are used to make and transport products (such as land, oil, factories, ships, etc.) are owned by individual people and companies rather than by the government” (Merriam-...   [tags: non-communist countries, ideologies]

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Thoughts on Marriage in Nineteenth-Century Europe

- In the aftermath of the dual revolution, European society underwent vast changes spanning all aspects of society. Political ideologies began to evolve congruently with changes that were occurring across the continent. Various conservative, liberal, and utopian viewpoints emerged, critiquing the new modern society. The critiques encompassed all aspects of society, including the ideas of marriage and family. Three prominent intellectual figures that proposed differing ideas on marriage were Louis de Bonald, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and Charles Fourier....   [tags: dual revolution, political ideologies]

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Gallipoli: The Desctructive Nature of War

- ... The first time he is seen running he wins the race, and the journey the viewer takes with him as the protagonist begins. However the second time he runs he is shot and the screen fades to black and the film concludes. As the viewer expects the protagonist to live, as they do in most films, their ideologies are challenged and they are left with the harsh reality of the destructive nature of war, with no exceptions. Through the final sequence, along with its ties to the opening sequence, the destructive nature of war as a key demonstration throughout the film, is evident....   [tags: violence, commercial films, ideologies]

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The Development of Individualism and Romanticism

- Individualism Romanticism is the cult of the individual – the cultural and psychological nativity of the self, the inner spark of divinity that links one human being to another and all humans to the Larger Truth. Artist became preoccupied with articulating the personal experiences they become, in turn, a representative one. The artists takes on a quasi-religious status not only as a prophet and moral leader, but also as a divinely inspired vehicle through which nature and the common man find their voices....   [tags: democratic ideologies, revolution, humans]

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Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons

- Ivan Turgenev is one of the greatest Russian writers of the nineteenth century. In his pieces, Turgenev shows deep concern for the tangible problems of Russia at that particular time, such as the evolution of peasants and intellectuals, the women question and the hierarchy of Russian population. In his masterpiece Fathers and Sons, Turgenev emphasizes the enormous difference between subsequent generations by describing their distinctive philosophical views and life ideologies. The protagonists of the novel, Arkady and Bazarov, are two graduates who return to their homes wrapped up in new, inflexible philosophical views meant to give sense to their meanings and to bring enlightenment to the “...   [tags: Generations and Ideologies, Analysis]

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The Rana Plaza Building Collapse

- The collapsing of the Rana Plaza building in the Dhaka suburb of Savar, is a tragic incident that occurred on April 24, 2013 (Prashad 2013). The Rana Plaza building was the establishment that had workers who were the commodity of the production of garments that are sold to the Western market. A couple days post-collapse, it was reported that the death toll was well into the triple-digits. This paper will draw on the details of pre- and post- Rana Plaza's collapsing while connecting it to Marx and Engels' ideologies in response to the four questions and/or issues....   [tags: Before, After, Marxist Ideologies]

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Hanna Arendt's Political Theories

- Arendt is a very crucial thinker. Her cavalier approaches, according to my understanding resemble around a theoretical-psychological framework on one hand, and historical on the other. Contrary to Arendt’s views, totalitarianism is unique to the modern world. A new experience that stunned the world and left it puzzled. A phenomenon that made the world speechless, that is. The modus operandi of dominating every aspect of the state and the individual--- to unleash violence, terror, and utter control to mobilize the masses as a submissive force to reach certain aims....   [tags: totalitarian movement, ideologies]

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Popular political Ideologies in the 20th Century: A brief Study of popular 20th Century political trends.

- POLITICAL SCIENCE 101 Popular political Ideologies in the 20th Century A brief Study of popular 20th Century political trends. [Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document. Type the abstract of the document here. The abstract is typically a short summary of the contents of the document.]   Political ideologies (P.I) have existed since the dawn of human Civilization; they have been fought over, discredited, re-approached, and fought over again....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Various Ideologies of Social Welfare

- Social welfare dates back almost 50 years, but through those years the real question is, what is social welfare. The interesting part of social welfare is that one persons definition or belief may be different from another’s belief. The truth is, not one person is right about the definition or ideology of social welfare. Social welfare programs have grown, shrunk, stabilized, and declined over the years, and today many believe that we are in a period of decline. The text “Ideology and Social Welfare” states that there are four different views to social welfare, all having their unique attributes....   [tags: intervation, income inequality]

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A Paper on Political Ideologies

- ... All I am saying in this plenty English is that, when a liberal sees a human being, he or she sees a reasonable being, who if given the needed resources, is capable of developing his or her abilities to make life better and achieve fulfillment. This is virtually the opposite of the Conservatives view on human nature. They say that human beings are morally corrupt and their rationality is unreliable (Heywood, 2012). (They apparently have not been around many nice human beings.) They say that human abilities are limited and seek security in the things they already know and are sure of....   [tags: social theory, liberalism, ]

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Capital Punishment Essay - Death Penalty and the Clash of Moral Ideologies

- The Death Penalty and the Clash of Moral Ideologies       "Capital punishment is a term which indicates muddled thinking." George Bernard Shaw      The "muddled thinking" that Shaw speaks of is the thinking that perpetuates the controversy over capital punishment in the United States today.  The impractical concurrence of a theoretical, moral argument and definite, legal application has left all sides in this controversy dissatisfied with the ultimate handling of the issue.  There are legitimate ethical and empirical considerations that stand on both the side that favors and on the side that opposes the death penalty.  The general incompatibility of these considerations renders them irre...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Celebrating Womanhood in Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a Sieve

- Kamala Markandaya was a pen name used by Kamala Purnaiya Taylor. She moved to England in 1948 and settled there after marrying an Englishman. However she still considered herself a true Indian. Her first published novel, Nectar in a Sieve (1954) was a bestseller and cited as an American Library Association Notable Book in 1955. Her other novels include, Some Inner Fury(1955), A Silence of Desire(1960), Possession(1963), A Handful of Rice(1966), The Nowhere Man(1972), Two Virgins(1973), The Golden Honeycomb(1977), and Pleasure City (1982)....   [tags: gender ideologies, feminism, women representation]

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Objectivity in Journalism

- Journalists should express their ideologies and opinions while covering poverty, however, at the same time they should aim to maintain the objectivity and impartiality standards for effective and truthful and accurate reporting. In news reporting, objectivity is seen as one of the chief values for journalists. The objectivity norm guides to separate the facts from opinions and focus on reporting only the factual content, resulting in neutral and detached reports rather than emotional ones (Schudson, 2001)....   [tags: Ideologies, Opinions, Poverty]

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General and Political History of Russia

- 1. Introduction This assignment aims to establish the foundation for the understanding of how history has played a role in defining and redefining the Russian society. By looking at the general history and the political systems of the past, this assignment will highlight events that influenced the emergence of these systems and the current government systems instated. This assignment will examine the way in which the Russian government operates and will therefore highlight the political ideologies of the country in order to provide a basis for educated recommendations to be formulated....   [tags: cold war, communism, political ideologies]

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The American Melting Pot

- The mantra of the United States advertises life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, as inalienable rights in the quest for the dream of living free to follow your aspirations. Our founding fathers could not have foreseen the greed of today’s capitalism, the challenges of individual identities not native of her people, nor the discord that would come from the ability to follow those individual dreams while following the entrenched Americanized social systems. The truth may be found in a mantra, which was never meant for all Americans....   [tags: morality, ethic groups, white ideologies]

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Korean War in 1950-1953: Conflicting Ideologies

- Military or Political. President Truman strategy was a “negotiated settlement” “This would end the war, unfortunately North Korea would remain independent.” His tactics were diplomatic, whenever there would be a dispute he would talk it out not causing any trouble or alarming other countries there is a collision of interests. Calling troops to act would be his last call, as he believed violence was unnecessary. As well as with the Korean War, he didn’t send in the troops to attack and recapture North Korea....   [tags: Truman, MacArthur]

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The Holocaust and Nazi Germany

- Introduction (150 words) As a result of the Holocaust, a clear link can be made between Nazi racial ideologies and Hitler’s foreign policy. Firstly, Nazi ideologies were a fundamental facet to the Holocaust, as it included the philosophies of who constituted as a Jew, and the consequent treatment of those diagnosed as Jews. Secondly, Hitler’s foreign policies were another significant aspect of the holocaust, as it was a fundamental part in the construction of Hitler’s ultimate goal. Thirdly, the foreign policy and racial ideologies are revealed to be inextricably linked through the invasion of Poland in 1939....   [tags: Nazi Racial Ideologies, Hitler's Foreign Policy]

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Comparing Two Idealogies - Neoliberalism and Keynesianism

- Our lives are greatly affected by our culture, ecological environment, political environment and our economic structure. The overarching method of organizing a complex modern society relies heavily on the founding economic theories regarding method of production, method of organization, and the distribution of wealth among the members of. This paper, specifically deals with the views and theoretical backgrounds of two dominant theories of the past century, Keynesianism and Neo-liberalism. Our social economic order is product of the two theories and has evolved through many stages to come to where it is today....   [tags: economics, employment, government]

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Freud and Hitler: Brief ideologies

- In 1927, a German – American journalist had published an interview that he had with Sigmund Freud. A short time later Freud received a letter from an America physician regarding Freud’s lack of religious faith. The physician told Freud of an experience he encountered in a dissecting room, in which a “ sweet old woman” was going to be dissected. It was from this incident the physician had lost his faith in god. He told Freud that it was from experiences such as these that helped one retain their faith, but Freud objected....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anarchy vs. Liberalism

- Contemporary liberal and anarchist philosophy are both two very different ways of trying to see what would be the best way to run society. While discussing these two ideologies I will try to show how both, in their purist sense, are not able work in today's society effectively. Contemporary liberals are involved in every day politics but through over regulation and dependence on government they loose their chances of running a reliable democracy. Anarchist have very good ideas of how a natural society could function without government or modern institutions but the biggest problem they have is how to get to that point....   [tags: Politics Political Ideologies]

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