This paper has made an attempt to broadly study the politics of economic reforms in India by focusing on the telecommunication sector. Reform is a difficult matter particularly in a plural political setting like that of India, and especially in a network industry like telecom. Yet, telecom is one sector where the reforms have been exceptionally successful in India and we are witnessing an unprecedented growth in this sector, which is nothing short of a revolution. Institutional, policy, and...
With the upcoming Presidential election, America has to make a fundamental decision on the direction our country will follow. The choice between the two candidates President Obama and Mitt Romney are quite clear in terms of the direction the country will take if one or the other is elected. There are many issues involved in this election. The two being the most important seems to be the economy and social equality and welfare for every citizen. In this essay I will use three of the six...
In 1970s, there were widespread problems of stagflation that were believed beyond the reach of Keynesian fiscal policy to solve. Then, the elected Margaret Thatcher in United Kingdom and Ronald Reagan in United States in the early 1980s, has promoted the nineteenth century public policy with a right wing version of neo-liberalism. The neo-liberalism paradigm saw the market as an efficient means of organising economies so that the intervention of state must be minimise as it disturbs tendency...
Legislative material is often long and complex making it comprehensible, so to say, by legal experts only. These, so called, legal experts are expert enough to exploit the common public by lingering on the cases to extract more and more money from their clients. As a result of it, almost in every country around the world, innumerable number of cases are pending in various courts awaiting results of legal battle between the government agencies and its citizens & corporate entities. This...
Revised and updated to take into account recent political changes, this second edition provides a study of environmentalism as a global social and economic phenomenon. In this book the author traces the intellectual, political, social and economic roots of the environmental movement and shows how concern for the environment has made it a public rather than a private issue. The book has 11 chapters and it sheds light on topics such as the early attempts by the United Nations to promote...
This chapter gives an overall sketch of the paper starting with some background to the dispute through an examination of the States; discussion of the purpose of conducting the research and its possible contribution; and the methodology that will be used for analysis.BACKGROUND:Belize and Guatemala are neighbors geographically but territorial rivals historically. Their proximity as well as other natural/geographical characteristics exemplifies the limited nature of the similarities that exists...
As brought out earlier, Germany was the pioneer in conceptualizing the utilization of space for warfare. However, post World War II, the grandiose plans of German military leaders and scientists for developing space ships and orbital weapons, were shattered by its collapse. Post World War II both USA and USSR employed these eminent German scientists to vigorously pursue space research programs with an aim of exploiting its military potential. On 04 Oct 1957, the USSR surprised the world with...
Racism is deeply rooted in American culture: it has appeared in U.S. as early as from the era of slave trade and got reinforced along history partly because of blacks' specific race and ethnic characteristics. And racism is of pervasive existence, from nearly all walks of life. Based on the two points, this thesis makes a tentative study on the impossibility for the first elected African-American President Barack Obama to bring in post-racism, fatherly explores Obama's actual inactions to...
Decision-making is a study of how decisions about which course of action to pursue ought to be made. All of us have to make decisions every day of our lives. Most of the choices involved are often trivial, as when a lady decides what dress to wear, or a diner selects from the menu: though one can easily imagine occasions when these are of moment. Every now and again we have to make decisions which we recognize as important and to which we devote a great deal of thought. Making decisions will...
The 19th century witnessed the advent of globalization in something approaching its modern form. Industrialization permitted the cheap production of household items using economies of scale, while rapid population growth created sustained demand for commodities and manufactures. Globalization in this period was decisively shaped by nineteenth-century imperialism. After the Opium Wars and the completion of the British conquest of India, the vast populations of these regions became ready...