The Orange Revolution was exemplary: a non-violent protest against a rigged election that brought to power a seemingly people-focused and pro-Western president. Although all social groups took part in the revolution, its core was formed by students and young professionals of Ukraine's fledgling middle class. For politically passive Ukrainians, it looked like the nation's great awakening and begging of a new era. Five years after, the mood is one of indifference and disenchantment. The...
This paper will look at the theories of Mary Wollstonecraft toward the rights of females and equality. Wollstonecraft is considered a pioneer for both feminist thought and an advocate for equality. As such her writings are a critique on most writings of the 'Enlightenment era', however, this essay will take a look at Wollstonecraft's critique on Jean-Jacques Rousseau's theories and in particular theories on education and female's place in society. Rousseau's political philosophy heavily...
Economic System in Islam was published in 2004. The writer has not written the book, rather he has edited it. The book is about economic system given by Islam. The intention of the writer is to present Islam as a complete code of life that guides human beings in every aspect of life. The book covers teachings of Islam regarding economic sphere of life. For this, S. Ganjoo has selected articles on Islam's economic system by different highly qualified religious scholars. In each article, there is...
Post September 11 attacks in the United State had shown the emergence of more terrorist activities around the world especially in the Southeast Asia region. Various major terrorist attacks have increased and shocked the world particularly Southeast Asia. Subsequently after the September 11 attacks, on 12 October 2002, the Indonesian Government was surprised by the horrific terrorist bombing in the island of Bali (Weatherbee, 2005: 1). The blasts had caused 202 death and injuring 240 people...
Iran's acquisition of nuclear weapons will not contribute to regional stability. Iran nuclear crisis has became the current international politics, one of the most explosive hot topics. It is a regional crisis, but in the end it contains contradictions and commonalities in international politics. It is the evolution of the international pattern, a concentrate of crisis that the United States trying to rebuild its reputation and power in the Middle East. The Iranian nuclear crisis is the most...
The Orange Revolution was exemplary: a non-violent protest against a rigged election that brought to power a seemingly people-focused and pro-Western president. Although all social groups took part in the revolution, its core was formed by students and young professionals of Ukraine's fledgling middle class. For politically passive Ukrainians, it looked like the nation's great awakening and begging of a new era. Five years after, the mood is one of indifference and disenchantment. The...
Introduction In the current international environment various trends have emerged for a new world order which will be the aggregate of diverse regional forums. It would be pertinent to study the significant arenas; hence coherence and focus can be achieved. With the backdrop of Cold war era ending, leading to the termination of a structured military confrontation involving East and West, duly supported with overpowering military capabilities, global armed conflict seems hardly impossible...
Without doubt, whenever a people have the chance to live in a country surrounded with beautiful scenery, they would be satisfied, and never wish to leave. For Kashmiris, however, this image is only a mirage, and a forlorn hope. The mountainous region of Kashmir in South Asia, once the most beautiful valley in the world, has recently been converted into a war zone, with the attendant labels of ‘the most dangerous place on earth' (Sidhu et al. 2007: 1), or the ‘valley of...
Human beings were definitely not the first victims of viruses through time, but human beings are the ones who tried to investigate viruses' origins and applications. Constant research since 19th century revealed many different aspects of the viruses, there mechanisms, and of course different types of them. Thus, the database created from studying the viruses led to the term "Emerging Viruses". If we just analyze the word "emerge" we can extract the meaning of something that...
Central planning did not function, because the targets set by the regime were not or could not be met. The allocation of raw materials happened through a system of estimating which firms would need what amount of investments and raw materials. However, these investments and raw materials would not always arrive on time or in the right quantity. In order to make up for these problems, the firms would ask for more investments than were actually necessary, in the hope that they would receive...