Poverty: Research Proposal

Introduction For a long time, poverty has been perceived to constitute lack or inadequacy of basic needs, including food, clothing, and shelter. The levels by which different societies achieve these three basic essentials vary, and this explains the differences in poverty levels among different societies. Today, America is described to have the highest level of […]

Policy Development

Federalism and policy development The federal government has some powers over the States in the United States (Dye, 2010). In this regard, it makes choices on a range of aspects. The idea that the federal government has far-reaching powers over a number of issues raises questions regarding the extent to which the government should interfere […]

Public Policy Problems

Dye (2010 p.4) explains policy analysis as the process of getting to know the activities of governments, why they have to undertake such activities and the difference they realize from the activities. Policy analysis is primarily concerned with explanation as opposed to prescription of policy matters. It involves a rigorous investigation into the causes of […]

Relationship of religion and politics in India before independence

Introduction The state of India was subdivided in 1947 based on religious beliefs. This partitioning established two states namely India and Pakistan. Pakistan was predominantly occupied by Muslim faithful’s while India was occupied by a population which subscribed to the Hindu religion. However, even though religion has been a significant central factor in the growth […]

Data Collection in Intelligence

Intelligence in the United States is considered as a specialized product of information. Its sources emanates from an effective collection, assimilation, analysis and interpretation of data. The ability of the intelligence community to generate requisite information depends on the capacity to collect relevant and precise data. Therefore, the adopted methodology is critical in developing acceptable […]

Corporations should participate in Elections

Introduction In every democratic state like the United States, citizens have a right to participate in the election process. Americans have the right to participate in the national elections campaigns whereby every individual can independently support a particular political party. In addition, the right to support a certain political party is extended to corporations, and […]

Why Migration cannot be a Basic Human Right

Introduction Migration has always been a part of human culture and since prehistoric times, people have relocated from one geographical region to the other. This movement is often encouraged by the desire to seek better opportunities or to escape from undesirable conditions in one’s native region. Migration has gained significant importance in the 21st century […]

Migrant workers in Canada

The situation of foreign temporary workers in Canada is increasingly troublesome. Canadian law requires employers to provide most of the same rights to foreign workers as to resident workers . However, not every employer apparently implements these laws and regulations consistently, according to an article from the Vancouver webpage, Straight.com. Carlito Pablo points out that […]

Politics and public policy

Introduction Public policies formulation and implementation form some of the most important factors that define and dictate the trends of social-economic and political considerations in a country. With all societal aspects being directly or indirectly guided by the public policies that operate in a country, their establishment have remained one of the most contended consideration […]

Crisis in Syria

Before the ongoing Syrian uprising that has surprised the whole world due to the government’s brutality and interests from various world powers, the country’s administrative system was suppressive and indifferent to the sufferings of the majority. The country declared its independence in 1946 and held elections, but the overthrow of the government in 1949 brought […]

The Department of Homeland Security and its Impacts on the United States’ Emergency Preparedness: Success or Failure

Introduction The September 2001 terrorist attacks in the US made the US’ citizens concerned about the capacity of the government to ensure that they are secure at all times whether while in their country or in foreign nations. The resulting impacts of the terrorism act also had severe ramification on the government’s part. The government […]

Human Rights in 21st Century: China

Introduction Human rights entitle all individuals to be treated equally without discrimination. Although individuals are of different nationalities, color, ethnicity, religion, sex or place of residence, human rights are inherent. As such, human rights guarantee equal treatment of individuals without discrimination on the basis of any of the above-mentioned status. In many cases, human rights […]

Nation-State Building in Southern Sudan

Approaches to Political Development: (Nation-State Building in Southern Sudan) Introduction Political matters form an integral part of human life and almost each country across the world has its own political policies and systems controlling its national development agendas (Kingsbury 2007). Perhaps one of the most recently formed African nations is the Republic of Southern Sudan […]

Island Core Strategy Planning

Introduction In the recent planning systems, governments are adopting strategies that deliver objectives of the local authority. In addition, they are implementing the strategies satisfying the needs of residents to ensure that they are viable economically and socially (Adams, 2006). Through the ministry of labor, the government designed and implemented the spatial planning strategy. This […]

American Government and Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy is an organization that is composed of non-elected officials in a government who play an important role in the implementing of proposed policies. Bureaucracy is one of the major ways that has helped many governments to implement their policies effectively. In bureaucracy, an organisation is structured hierarchically where particular functions are conducted in a […]

Has E-Government Failed?

Introduction Deployment of information and communication technology (ICT) in the realm of the public sector to improve service delivery has been argued by many scholars as having the promise of enhancing efficiency coupled with improved operational effectiveness. For this and other reasons such as cost saving, standardisation of regimes throughout states, and instantaneous access to […]

Social Welfare

Welfare is money that the government gives to people who are in the position of being not able to work. Social welfare is the provision of services like educational, health, cultural, and financial assistance to needy. The following are modern social welfare measures; treatment of the mentally ill, relief, and care for the needy families, […]

Energy and Poverty Solutions

Water is one of the fundamental elements that supports life and forms part of the resources that influence human economic development. Water is not readily available in some parts of Malaysia and its abundance is largely determined by climatic changes, geographical positions and political environment to some extent (Yong, 2004). The world today is facing […]

Government of Iran under the Theory of Social Contract

Introduction Several scholars have advanced several theories to explain the relationships between the government and the governed class. One of such theories is the social contract theory. The theory has its roots anchored in the age of enlightenment. This age typically answers the question of where the society came from coupled with the legitimacy possessed […]

How Public Participation, as a New Governance Practice, Is Affecting Service Delivery

Introduction New forms of governance are constantly emerging. In the UK, the notion of public participation has gained favour owing to its ability to effect democracy and flexibility in the delivery of public services. It represents a third way in public sector service provision because it differs from market systems or state-controlled initiatives. Literature illustrates […]

Analysis: “Governing from the Bench: The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role” by Emmett Macfarlane

Brief summary Despite the Supreme Court of Canada being the top governing institution in the country, many people do not understand its role. After its establishment, the court got little media attention until the establishment of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. With time, the court has shifted from addressing disputes to making major […]

Did the Advent of Nuclear Weapons Decisively Change the International Security Nature and Sources?

Introduction The advent and proliferation of nuclear weapons distorted and changed the nature of international security. During the World Wars, nations like Germany were more aggressive and characterized by confrontations. With the end of Second World War emerged two super powers namely; The United States of America and The Socialist Soviet Republic. These two nations […]

Afghanistan State Building

Introduction Since its independence from British in 1919, Afghanistan has had a turbulence history characterized by foreign invasions, sectarian wars and poor governance. From the 1980s the Taliban, which began as a resistance group fighting against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, has played a key role in the affairs of Afghanistan. Following the US led […]

E-Government and Technological Change

Since the last decade of the 20th century, there have been rapid advances in information technology (IT). IT increases the efficiency of activities in diverse fields. The ability of IT to increase the efficiency of coordination of various activities makes it suitable in governance. E-governance increases the efficiency of government activities. In addition, e-governance reduces […]

Governance and Development in The Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), previously known as Zaire, is located in Sub-Saharan Africa. By area, the nation is the second largest in Africa and eleventh worldwide with an estimated 71 million people (Weiss 2000). Presently, the country is led by President Joseph Kabila who succeeded his father (Nzongola, 2004). Politically, DRC has been […]

The NSW Government Strategy on Education: Identification of Gifted and Talented Students

Introduction Gifted and talented students have skills that set them apart from the other average students. Gifted students have superior intellect and academic performance above average while talented students perform above average in more than one area of human performance particularly in physical, creative, intellectual, and social areas. However, these students fail to achieve their […]

Emiratisation

Introduction Emiratisation is a nationalistic strategy which has been adopted by the government of the United Arab Emirates to employ its citizens in a meaningful and efficient manner in the public and private sector with a chief aim of utilizing country’s human resources optimally in the economic process and to transfer skills and knowledge from […]

Critical Success Factors for the Implementation of System in the State of Qatar

Abstract In this dissertation, the focus will be on the analysis of success factors for implementing the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the State of Qatar. For this reason, the study will take form of investigation both primary and secondary sources for obtaining industry views and comparing them with already published information related to critical […]

American Politics in “Patriot Acts” by Katherine Crier

In her works Patriot Acts, Katherine Crier talks about the nature of American politics. She suggests that politicians must be held responsible for their behavior. Most politicians do not have the interests of the Americans at heart since they will always mislead the public by circulating propaganda. Crier urges American politicians to tell the public […]