International Studies Essays – What Causes Wars

What Causes Wars? When one looks back in history war seems to have always been there as a means of conquering territory, desired resources or simply of demonstrating dominance over another nation. Most people would answer the question “what causes wars?” the same way. Greed, hate, religion. However, in order to understand the causes of […]

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Women empowerment and sustainable development

Abstract Empowerment have become the widely used term in contemporary world. The term empowerment to characterize relations in local and global levels. Empowement is the expansion of freedom of choise and action. It means increasing one’s authority and control over the resources and decisions that affect one’s life. While in one region women are equal […]

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International Studies Essays – World Population

World Population One of the most influential writers on the topic of balance of population and resources was Thomas Malthus. Malthus believed that throughout history a segment of every human population seemed doomed to poverty. He explains in his An Essay on the Principle of Population, that population growth generally preceded expansion of the population’s […]

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Zimbabwe Country Economy

Introduction “Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer – its guarantor. The people’s votes and the people’s guns are always inseparable twins” Robert Mugabe, 1976 Zimbabwe is a […]

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The International Strategies Kazakhstan

This paper will analyze Kazakhstan in order to determine the international strategy by using the tools that the United States uses to determine their international strategy. In order to do this I will look at the three elements of the United States international strategy equation, relate the three international strategies to Kazakhstan, look specifically at […]

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The key issues surrounding contemporary immigration

The subject of immigration has become increasingly important over the past decade. Immigration has always raised questions about positive and negative effects on the native population. Nowadays inhabitants are more and more afraid about losing control over their own country and losing typical historical values. As (Weiner, 1996) wrote: “… the consequences of opening the […]

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The nation states affected by globalisation

INTRODUCTION In Viewing Globalisation and the ways it has affected nation states; it is safe to study it from two different schools of thoughts: The globalists and the sceptics. It is almost impossible to talk about Globalisation without relating it to a Nation States’ economy or politics. The two go together. A Nation State is […]

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Oil Platforms Case Study

Keywords: oil platform case summary The Oil Platforms Case The Rule of Force in International Law I. Introduction This paper relates to the Case Concerning Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States) of the International Court of Justice and its decision on the same delivered on November 6th, 2003. The dispute is related […]

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The performance of the bretton wood system

THE PERFORMANCE OF THE BRETTON WOOD SYSTEM This essay will assess the performance of the Bretton Wood system which was first established in 1944 by 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations who gathered at the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States, and began an international control of global monetary relations […]

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The post washington consensus development

There have been several discussions about whether or not the Washington consensus and the post Washington consensus (alos referred to as the new consensus) approach to development are fundamentally different approaches to development. The World Bank and International Monetary fund critics are quick to say both approaches are the same, and that the Washington consensus […]

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