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  • Understanding The Prisoner’s Dilemma

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    Such is the complexity of politics that one simple metaphor could not be applied to make all conflicts understandable however the Prisoners dilemma does help explain the nature of some affairs. While it may not be a straightforward application of the metaphor, aspects can be used to offer some explanation of tactics used by either side. The Prisoner’s Dilemma refers to the zero sum game involving cooperating and not cooperating as to get the best possible results for ones interests. A zero sum game

  • To the Left: Liberation Theology and Politics in Guyana: A Focus on the 1968 and 1992 General Elections

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    Liberation Theology and Guyanese Politics Liberation theology is the school of thought that explores the relationship between Christian theology and political activism usually of a Marxist orientation with using theology of salvation as liberation from injustice. Liberation theology focuses the unjust of political, economic and social conditions. For Guyanese politics, liberation theology was not used in that sense especially for the PNC it was used as a tactic to gain voters and control the government

  • What is Political System?

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    of reaching a precise definition of the political system, which is because of the ambiguity and the remote of classification that is raised for this political term. The phrase “political systems” is a language of two words, namely: (systems) and (politics). The system is to arrange things in a particular manner, to achieve a specific goal. And the order’s assumptions concentrates on the general theory of systems, including the following: That the system is a set of interconnected parts. That the

  • Youth Workers

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    which proves that the younger age groups are less engaged to politics than the older ones. Nevertheless, there are lots of different methods that youth workers can use in order to actuate young people to political action, social cohesion and engagement through informal education. These methods contain voluntary work, group discussions and peer education. Finally, the notable absence of gender in terms of youth participation in politics constitutes another very important consideration that has to

  • Good Citizen Essay

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    First Year Writing Competition March, 5 Student Number 13701154 Who or What Is a Good Citizen? The concept of citizenship traditionally has two meanings: it both implies legal relationships between a person and a country, thus being close to nationality, and defines a normative ideal of the association with a political community and an active participation in it; while analyzing the attributes of ‘a good citizen’, we mostly deal with the latter. Though it is democracy that enables us to fully exploit

  • Post Communist Politics in Czech Republic

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    Post Communist Politics in Czech Republic Ten years after the revolution that brought down Communism in Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic is still plagued by Leninist legacies that prevent it from transitioning fully into a successful liberal democracy. On the superficial level, it appears as though the Czech Republic is progressing well into the realm of a viable democracy. Its economy, thanks to the liberal policies of Vaclav Klaus, is arguably one of the strongest in the region. Its

  • What Are The Difference Between Legalism And Confucianism

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    integrated Chinese culture was Daoism. Daoism was based on the concept of nature, and urged people to "disengage in public life" and to seek out nature instead. 2. Confucianism sought to help streamline society and encourage proper participation in politics. Filial piety was said to have even mimicked a form of bureaucracy in the family unit. This stands in sharp contrast to Daoism which urged its followers to withdraw from political life and find solace in nature. Interestingly though, Daoism was seen

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    concept of imagined communities and citizenship, the discourse of neoliberalism, and educational settings in Kerala. According to Anderson, the power relations of modern day politics have been mapped onto the concept of nation-state, an imagined political community that is both limited and sovereign. Any fundamental practice of politics begins with formation of these imagine communities, which are anchored in complex, plural, and material practices that people follow in their everyday life. Within these

  • The De Regno of St. Thomas Aquinas

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    political community. Man is made for the City of God, but this need not entail an indifference towards, or inadequate account of, political life. In this paper, I will offer an analysis of certain sect... ... middle of paper ... ...Aquinas on Politics and the Common Good,” Ph.D diss., University of St. Thomas, Houston, 2007. Thomas Aquinas, St. De Regno. Translated by G.B. Phelan. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 1949. —Opera omnia iussu Leonis XIII P. M. edita, t. 42: De regno

  • Biography of Karl Marx

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    The Philosophy of Economics, 2nd ed., ed. Daniel M. Hausman (New York: Cambridge UP, 1994), 119-142. Political Realism. International Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (accessed March 3, 2014). Taylor, Steven. 30-Second Politics. New York: Metro Books, 2011