In the year 2050, world's demographic picture will be different. According to the International Data Base (IDB) of the U.S. Census Bureau the world population will grow almost 50 percent within the next 40 years and will reach 9,2 billion. Female and male population will be more equally than today. [] Most of the population growth will definitely take place in the developing countries. For the future there will be for instance a more populous Asia- Pacific region. For those developing...
James Madison, in Federalist No. X states, "But the most common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property." (Madison, pg. 64) Please write an essay exploring the reasons Madison gives for the unequal distribution of property and how the new government will be structured to control factions (be sure to give specific examples in our governmental structure or procedures that control factions). Your answer should also include a discussion of...
Every nation is regarded sovereign by the international community. It is this sovereignty that make leaders of a nation decide on the manner in which the country will be governed. As a result, there are variations in the way different policies are made and followed in every nation. The differences in policy and governance among nations have been a cause of serious conflicts for a very long time. Several nations have been involved in conflicts which have even resulted into war. There are various...
States have recognized that some problems cannot be solved at a national level and therefore they joined together in various forms to handle these problems. But the organizations thus created are still dependent on the political will of its members and within narrow limits only to a "life of its own" ready. They are only as strong as the member states allow them. In today's organizations is to distinguish between supranational and international. In supranational organizations they...
Is there a best ideology to achieve the "common good"? Throughout centuries there have been different ideologies that have been put in place to control people of different nations. History has shown that most ideologies such as Communism, Fascism, and Socialism, have all failed do to the fact that it imposes a strong restriction upon people. This is factual, as history has shown in the downfall of the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany in their treacherous ways of controlling its people....
The Great Depression was a very rough time in the history of the United Sates which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used a quick fix of introducing a plethora of social programs throughout the years of his presidency. His solution to the problem was title the "new Deal". A quick fix to this terrible economic crisis was essential to the well-being of Americans. The unemployment rate was around 28% after about four years of Herbert Hoover's presidency who had failed to create a...
This chapter will provide an in-depth look at a range of theoretical approaches to the concept of energy security. It is expected by examining several theoretical approaches we will be able to determine a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes 'energy security.' A range of academic approaches exist which can be utilised in order to understand the origins, prerequisites, and consequences of any given type of security. Throughout this chapter we will be taking the concept of energy...
1.      For better comprehension of the background of the deal, it would be worthwhile to recall the history of turbulent bilateral relations of the two democracies - world's oldest and the largest. The relationship has literally swung from one extreme to another – from initial euphoria in 1950s to prolonged estrangement in the later decades due to cold war complexities and India's nuclear tests and finally to the current phase of unprecedented upswing commencing in the late...
Many theories on European integration have emerged after the terrible events of World War II. They tried to explain how political actors in distinct national settings will shift their loyalties, expectations and political activities in order to unify and create a stable political and economic alliance throughout the Europe. (Haas, Ernst B., 1968: The Uniting of Europe. 1950-1957. Stanford: Stanford UP, p. 16). The main theories at that time were Functionalism, Neo-functionalism,...
The Post-Colonial African state that emerged after the attainment of flag independence in the 1960s inherited all the attributes, structures and ideology of the colonial state and was therefore not suited for development. With concrete examples, discuss this view in the light of the character of the post-colonial state. In order to critically assess the Nation-State, one must establish what it entails and what it seeks to achieve and why it is an irreconcilable political initiative within the...