All papers submitted by Jerome Herman

Article Reflection: “Educating All Students: Creating Culturally Responsive Teachers, Classrooms, and Schools” by Monica Brown

Introduction The education system in the United States continues to experience monumental shifts with regard to demographic parameters. Current student population comprises individuals from diverse social, cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds. Despite numerous and recurrent reservations, such parametrical inclinations continually stir discourse among educationists (Brown, 2007). Teachers and education stakeholders should devise and propagate policies […]

The Human Rights Violation in the Republic of Korea

Background The human rights situation under President Kim Jong-Un in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has remained dire due to the government’s unwillingness to yield to the recommendations by the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry writing on a similar theme (United Nations Human Rights: Report of the Commission of […]

World Bank’s Transformation of Human-Environmental Relations in the Global South

This paper explores how far, and in what ways, the World Bank has transformed human-environment relations in the global south, since the mid 20th century. Evidence from this paper shows that although the World Bank has contributed to environmental degradation in some countries in the global south, the global financial institution has had a more […]

The North Face

The North Face (TNF) was a market leader in the manufacture and marketing of outwear clothing, sleeping bags, and tents. TNF was also one of the major companies that engaged in the manufacture of backpacks. The company had dedicated sales representatives that provided it with a competitive edge over other companies in the industry. In […]

Warfare in the Age of Gustavus Adolphus Through the Lens of the Western Way of War

Introduction Background Of all Swedish kings, Gustavus Adolphus is, perhaps, the most famous one. A straightforward thinker and an innovator, he redesigned the very foundation of the military tradition accepted at the time. The changes that he made to the army, including consistent training, change of values, technological and economic innovations, etc. created premises for […]

In What ways, and to what extend has changes in Telecommunications changed the workings of the media industries?

Introduction All the media sub-sectors in the industry have remained affected by the steady evolutionary changes in information communication technology (ICT) in the last two decades through numerous ways including efficiency in operations, creation of revenue opportunities, or negatively through the delineation of traditional skill, and functions (EFI LW C, 2003). The new faces emerging […]

The Coffee Crisis

Introduction Low prices have become common in most agricultural products with coffee being the most affected. Coffee is the main tropical agricultural product accounting for nearly half of the total exports in developing countries though it is facing substantial price falls. Following a short recovery in the 1990s when coffee stocks were cleared, its prices […]

Too Big to Fail

Introduction The recent global financial crisis that started in the United States of America caught many individuals, businesses and governments by surprise. The fall in the mortgage market in the US quickly spread like a wild fire to the whole financial sector in the Country and to all other sectors of the economies. Many financial […]

Liberal vision of the society

The world today has assumed a variety of lifestyles that have changed the way people relate and has enhanced interactions among people from different backgrounds. This is fuelled by a number of factors. It is however imperative to note that the world is discarding the old traditional practices by upholding the new liberal lifestyles. A […]

Democracy in America: Critical Summary

Introduction The book, “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville defines the thoughts of the author on various aspects of America from the angles of social, political, security, and the need for appreciation of diversity especially among the Anglo-Americans. Thus, this reflective treatise attempts to explicitly review various thoughts expressed in this book. Besides, the […]