Two of the most influential political philosophers of the 18th century were Edmund Burke and Jean-Jacque Rousseau. That is not to say that the two men shared the same philosophical views, however; in fact, it could be argued that they were on the opposite sides of the political spectrum, with Burke on the right and Rousseau to the left. A classic example that showed the differing opinions among the two was the French Revolution. Burke was not in favor of the revolution because he maintained...
This paper represents an overview of the implementation of the NPM, e- governance and "One Stop Shop" policy in Albania. It presents a picture of the corruption generated from the transition period reforms and transformation and the remedy of NPM through One Stop Shop policy to reduce the corruption and improve the governance and satisfaction level of citizens. Also this paper gives a picture of barriers and problems faced throughout the process and arguments pro and cons for the...
After the bloodstained Russian Revolution of 1917, the Soviet Union (1922-1991) became a giant, politically and economically. World War II (1939-46) then came to make it a superpower in the bipolar world, despite the fact that battles were held in its territory and disaster in its land was massive. During the Cold War (1945-1991) era, the Soviet Union had such an economic and military power that it was equal to the Western World and the America. In the 1980s, however, important weaknesses in...
Pakistan has never been recognized for security and stability since its formation in 1947. It is one of the inferior countries with the world's sixth largest population; which is controlled by different political leaders with political ideas, which include democratic government by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Benazir Bhutto, Nawaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari and military dictatorship by Ayub Khan, Yahya Khan, Zia-ul-Haq, General Pervez Musharraf and so on. However, we have seen it since 1947 until date...
Introduction Around the world Americans are often perceived as gun owning maniacs or freaks. Images of rednecks shooting all day at every possible target, inner city gangs slaughtering by-passers in back alleys, etc. These are all prevalent images of non-Americans about the United States of America. Although these images are clearly exaggerated, there is no doubt that the US has a visible gun culture. Some say the second Amendment to the United States Constitution is to blame for these negative...
Why is the Palestinian Israeli conflict so difficult to solve today? Across the Muslim world it is a common refrain that "Palestine is the mother of all problems." (Atran & Ginges: 2009: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/25/opinion/25atran .html) That these claims could be made about such a small piece of land, particularly one which has so little oil is extraordinary, serving only to highlight the importance of finding a solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. To date, the...
Does the Global Civil Society make war in the international system less likely ? This paper will focus on Mary Caldor's conceptualization of the globalcivil society and its impact on the incidenceof, the rationale for and the applicability of violence within the international system. For theoretical coherence, this essaywill distinguish between the systemof global governance created by the process of globalization and a global civil society. Globalization is aprocesswhere increasing...
The United States has had long term national interests and vital engagements across the Arab World, with the Middle East being a major focus for US foreign policy as way back as the late 1940s. Since then the region gained increasing significance for policymakers in Washington, with the most critical being access to Middle East oil. American oil companies have an enormous involvement in the area and the continuous flow of petroleum from the region is crucial to the strength of the US as well...
Demography is an important element for analyzing different data in comparison with other countries; at the same time is an important factor for creating indicators in health issues and population developments. The ediscussion launched in 2006 by the Foreign Affaires and International Trade of Canada showed that the global leadership in demography may pass from the first world to the third world [] , In the study we can see that in 1950 countries like Germany, United kingdom, Italy and...
The effective management of HR initiatives defines the very essence of the national resource and how well policy makers are able to make the best out of it. There have been many instances which have showcased that HRD are a centrifugal part of a national economy. Many governments across the breadth and length of the globe take an interested approach towards HRM through HRD programs as a basis to build an economy driver of the future. The presence of dedicated ministries in most countries, take...