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Day: April 7, 2020

China’s Economic Progress is Bad for the Rest of the World

China’s Economic Progress is Bad for the Rest of the World

China continues to experience outstanding economic growth because of the socialistic market economy that it adopted (Cohen 2009). However, it is about time the world had a conversation about this new economic trend set by China. This paper shows how China’s progress is bad for the rest of the world. China’s Economic Progress Firstly, it …

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Gratitude and Happiness among College Students

Gratitude and Happiness among College Students

Euphoria… Felicity… Happiness… This genre of emotion has been one of the sensations that humanity has been seeking. People are hard-wired to seek gratifying experiences.  A number of behaviors have been fueled by this sentiment. Many individuals engage in different behaviors just to attain this feeling. More than a few have embraced a pill-popping culture …

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Social Exclusion of Elderly People

A Case Study on Social Exclusion of Elderly People

SOCIAL EXCLUSION ON ELDERLY PEOPLE: A STUDY ON THE PERCEPTIONS OF DISABLED OLDER PEOPLE IN SOUTH PARK Introduction Social exclusion is a complex and multi-dimensional process by which a section of people in society  are systematically discriminated against because of their poverty, race, religion, gender, disability, HIV status, migrant status, age or similar factors (Levitas …

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Democratization in Egypt: Perceptions and attitudes of Low Income Communities

Democratization in Egypt: Perceptions of Low Income Communities

Democratization in Egypt: Perceptions and attitudes of Low Income Communities Brief Background of the Problem Ever since the dawn of Arab spring and the political turmoil across the Middle East, Egypt has witnessed turbulent political process that eventually led to the fall of the authoritarian regime of Hosni Mubarak in 2011. But the fall of …

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A Critical Analysis of Anti- Austerity Movements in West European Countries

New Social Movements in Europe: A Critical Analysis

 A Critical Analysis of Anti-Austerity Movements in West European Countries Introduction and methodology As the name indicates, the concept of New Social Movements is a relatively new development within the broad discipline of political science. The New Social Movements, popularly known as NSMs emerged in the post-1960 period in different part of the world as …

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In what ways, if any, do nations precede states?

Nation States; in what ways, if any, it precedes?

Introduction Nationalism and its diverse manifestations occupy a prominent place in the contemporary era that witnesses ethnic conflicts and violence in pursuit of state formations.  Ever since the dawn of nationalism, as a theory and practise, the meaning of ‘nation’ and ‘state’ and the relationship between the two  always puzzled philosophers, leading to serious intellectual …

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Competition of Enterprises in the IT outsourcing services in India

Competition of Enterprises in the IT Outsourcing Services in India

Introduction India is popularly perceived as the synonym of IT outsourcing industry. Ever since the rise of off shoring India enjoyed a predominant position in the market. Offshore outsourcing is an umbrella term that involves a variety of IT and business services offered to companies in developed countries by the firms based in developing countries …

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Foreign Direct Investment Impact of Fiscal Incentives in Mauritius

THE IMPACT ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT OF FISCAL INCENTIVES IN MAURITIUS Abstract In a world where an increasing number of governments compete hard to attract foreign investors and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), fiscal incentives have become a global phenomenon. Mauritius is increasingly aware of the role of FDI as an engine of growth and has …

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Why Do Comparativists Compare? The Comparative Method in Practice

QUESTION NO.1 Why do Comparativists compare? Why is case selection critical to comparative research despite criticisms for the tendency to select on the dependent variable? In your answer, explain what you mean by a “case” and problems of selection bias. Compare the strengths and weaknesses of one comparative method with another method (single-case study, experimental …

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