Political Parties and the Electoral Process

American Political Parties: Electoral Process Student’s name University Introduction The American political atmosphere has always been dominated by two major political blocks; the democratic and the republican parties. So far, they are not only the most stable political parties but also the oldest ones. The democrats and republicans have the symbols of donkey and elephants respectively, created by Thomas Nast in the 1870s. The two vary on the policy issues they support for instance, one party may have favorable policies that promote free and fair trade while the other may have a not so conducive similar policy but then, it may have a better policy on matters of...

National Defense and Homeland Security

Name Instructor Course level Date Part I Itemizing the key decisions in budget simulation and a brief summary The first decision is the replacement of some of the military workforce with civilian employees (Option 15). This decision will help the nation to save $19 billion. Data from the Department of Defense indicates that thousands of military personnel who are work in support jobs perform jobs that can be done by civilians. These jobs are performed in military units. They neither deploy overseas for combat nor do they involve any functions that can pose personal or national security concern. The option seeks to replace 70,000 uniformed military personnel in commercial jobs with...

Comparing Plato and Rousseau

Author’s Name Lecturer Course Title Due Date Comparing Ideas of Plato and Rousseau Political philosophy is the philosophical reflection that shows how best the human society gets arranged and organized. It is a phenomenon that defines the social practices of the political institutions, economic system and human pattern of life. Political philosophers play a fundamental role in their attempt to propose basic principles that ensure justification form of a given state, individual rights, and equitable sharing of the state resources. They have analyzed and interpreted various ideas such as freedom, democracy, justice and authority (Williams 73). This paper will compare different philosophical...

Recommendation Letter Revised

Name Instructor Course Date Recommendation Letter (Sender’s name e.g. Prof Chris Donald) (Institution) (Street address) (City, Zip code) (Date) (Name of the recipient e.g. The Registrar Academic Affairs) (Institution e.g. Harvard University) (Street Address) (City, Zip code) Dear sir/madam It is my pleasure to write a recommendation letter for one of my students. In the year 2012 when I was a lecturer at the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies, Faculty of International Politics and Diplomacy Studies, I noticed one of my students Mr. Le for his extraordinary behavior. I met the named gentleman in the class of Vietnamese Foreign Relations in the year 2012. Again in the...

Israeli soldiers that carry out a mapping activity in Palestinian homes

The first part of the article highlights a case of Israeli soldiers that carry out a mapping activity in Palestinian homes. The exercise is portrayed as scary for two reasons. Firstly, it is carried out in the middle of the night. The soldiers went around the villages between midnight and morning. This woke up the Palestinians and they felt that it was unfair to carry out the exercise at such time. The second thing that makes the exercise scary is the banging that is done by the soldiers when they enter a home. In my opinion, the making of the exercise scary is mean, inconsiderate, and abusive on the people involved. The case of the woman that was expectant shows how horrific it is to the...

Aristotle: the politics and Max Weber: What is politics?

Aristotle and Weber views on Politics The aim of this essay is answering questions about Aristotle and Weber’s views on politics. To keep the discussion flowing, the answers shall be answered separately. ARISTOTLE1) According the Aristotle, why is the "state", or "political community", the highest good? It is possible to say that Aristotle’s views on politics are reductionist. To explain how the polis works, he goes from the smallest unit, the tribe; to the biggest, the state. Nevertheless, each part of the city is intertwined and work as a collection of parts that have some functions and common interests. Aristotle considered that individuals need the polis, as they would not be...

Social Choice and Legitimacy

Name Course Tutor Date Social Choice and Legitimacy Effective governance is faced with dilemmas and tough decisions where decisions have to be made. In the process of making the decision, the selection of one option compromises the other that can have various implications. There are tradeoffs that have to be made in selecting a decision that are influenced by factors such as welfare of those affected, available information and opinion among others. Such outcomes contradict the views of issues such as democratic governance where all insights should be heard and applied where possible. Expounding on this notion leads to the questioning of aspects such as the national voting system and popular will...

Statistics Research paper

Statistical Analysis in Political Science Name of the Student Subject/ Session 10th November, 2015 Statistical Analysis in Political Science Introduction Statistics is the branch of science which deals with the collection, representation, and analysis of data. The interpretation of such data helps in recognizing various endpoints or hypothesis formulated. The field of statistics is highly appealing as it provides a robust estimation of data with reliability, viability and reproducibility. Statistics is applied to medical research, clinical trials, economics and political science, apart from other areas. Whenever...

to what extend did American foreign policy during the Clinton administration supported Cuba during the special period

TO WHAT EXTENT DID AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY DURING THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT CUBA DURING THE SPECIAL PERIOD? Student’s Name Course Date To what extent did American foreign policy during the Clinton administration support Cuba during the special period? The special period is generally regarded as the period in the Cuban history, beginning in 1989 to 2010. This period followed the breakdown of the Cuban economy that was otherwise strong prior to 1989. The breakdown of the Cuban economy and the economic crisis that characterizes the Special Period trace their roots to the Cuban revolution of the 1950s, when the Cuban government revolted against the US government and the authoritarian...

Writers Choice- American Government

American Immigration Policy Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation American Immigration Policy Introduction The United States is a land of immigrants, and throughout its history, it has endured inward large-scale mass movements of people, and these occurred in four peak periods: during colonial periods, expansion to the west in the 1700s, the rise of industrial cities during the early 1900s, finally during the late 1900s to date. Immigration has been a thorny issue in contemporary American politics, and with camps often sharply divided on this vital policy. America is a wealthy high per capita income country, with the good education system and health care systems, and democratic freedoms,...