Analysis of the concept of pure majority rule. Benefits & detriments incl. Tyranny of majority. Emphasis on ideas & writings of framers of American Constitution, Aristotle, Plato.
This is a paper about sending jobs overseas. It discusses US companies opting to outsource customer support, order entry, tech support, software development and programming among other service jobs to developing countries including India and China.
Control and Character of a Country and Society
This paper provides a discussion of the concepts of control and character as they relate to nations and society. The paper argues that to a large degree the extent that a society attempts to exert control over its own members and over external influences reveals or shapes the character of that society.
Critical Reflection paper
This is a critical reflection on Martha Nussbaum's For Love of Country in which she pleads for cosmopolitanism instead of patriotism. The book begins with an essay by Nussbaum, presenting her arguments, and then 15 essays by noted scholars with their opinions on her ideas.
"Good Country People"
A discussion of how O'Connor employs irony in the narrative structure of "Good Country People" and how it is transformed from comedy into social commentary.
This paper examines international adoption and the importance of internationally adopted children to identify with their country of origin. Cites heritage tours, language, and church as three avenues of achieving this identity.
THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE Basil Davidson
Traces the development of attitudes on the part of European settlers not only toward black slaves but toward the Indian encountered on the frontier, & how those attitudes evolved over time.
Time, Space, Tense
How Hemingway in OLD MAN AND THE SEA and Solzhenitsyn in ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH deploy verb tense as a narrative strategy.
The Injustice of Illegal Immigration
Discusses the ill effects of illegal immigration on the United States, particularly in the communities where the workers settle. Argues that the practice leads to overextended public services, depressed wages, divisions among people, and a general atmosphere of injustice. The need to make certain that only legal residents of the United States are hired in jobs that comply with labor laws.