Following the end of WWI, America in general experienced a time of change-- socially, economically and politically. "The post-war era meant 'modernism.' 'Modernism' to many Americans was the decline of the influence of organized religion and the family in the everyday lives of the population, particularly among the younger generation." [] Socially, there was a push towards equality amongst the races, and recognition of all religions. Free will became socially acceptable and...
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) held its Eighth Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 7-9 December 2005 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Each SDC is designed to be a forum for sharing and exchanging dialogues on sustainable development with practitioners, civil society and policy-makers. Some 136 panelists from 11 countries participated in the Eighth SDC held in December 2005. The previous Conference covered issues such as globalization; migration and urbanization; food and...
Our greed is destroying the world. Perhaps the time has come to change the things we value; to spend money on trees and gardens, not on cars...to value things made with love and craft more than goods that are made with factory efficiency then sold with supermarket impersonality. Perhaps the next few decades will see people reduce the rate at which they consume the world's resources, and realize that this can mean a richer, not a poorer life. []  For years the debate about climate...
The UN states in Resolution 6-29 that it is a human right to enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health3. The introduction of more electricity to Iran would increase the physical health of all of the affected citizens, which would be achieved by the number of hospitals that could operate and increasing the number of people who would have access to clean drinking water and sanitation. The production and maintenance of more power plants would not only directly create...
Federalism was the most significant political movement took place out by means of disgruntlement with the Articles of Confederation, the focus of which is on restraining the authority of the federal government. A yeoman of that time (1786-1787) in the western Massachusetts significantly reinforces the movement in response to the Shay's Rebellion. The incapability of the federal government fueled up the rebellions. The federal government was failed to efficiently manage the debt from American...
After the terrorist attacks during September 11th, a new term was coined and polished in our country. Homeland security, an umbrella term for all the security departments and expenditures used to protect the United States, formally arose when George W. Bush announced the establishment in response to the 9/11 attacks. Following creation, 22 different agencies were launched in the new department ranging from Stockpile to Incidental Response. Formally, Homeland Security strives to prevent...
The Mexico drug war and U.S border patrol security is today known to be the most influential conflict that has ever occurred. In the U.S- Mexico border, several incidences have taken place including the sending of bullets whizzling across the Rio Grande region, which borders the two countries. For a long time, the authorities did not care because they were sure that they were going to win the battle. The facts behind the war actually are that it sends many fears to the public because it left...
It remains unquestionable in International Relations that international, national, local, and domestic institutions fosters cooperation among states, individuals and groups, and enhances stability hence a peaceful environment. In this work, notwithstanding researcher set to explore the challenges faced by NGOs toward poverty alleviation. To actualize this objective, researcher hereby identify thematic areas that shall be explore in highlighting the various forms of NGO works as it is their work...
"South Asia is the most difficult place to live in…" -P. Chidambaram, India's Home Minister, at the 'India Today Conclave 2010.' Welcome to the 21st century, a world of mass killings, suicide attacks, and terrorist hijackings...A world, in which, technology as much assists as hinders progress…where the language of jihad is as commonplace as either an English or an Urdu… and where a mere click on an explosives-laden cell phone can change people's destinies forever…. Yes, this...
In examining whether IR is a Western centric discipline, this essay will firstly look into the significance of the fact that its central thinkers have resided historically in Western countries. It argues that this has an effect on the issues considered relevant to IR, while it also means that IR theory is grounded in a cultural and intellectual context that aggrandises the West, and "Others" the Third World. The essay secondly looks at the key ideas of Realism and Liberalism (the...