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An Examination of the Main Categories of Research on Nuclear Terrorism
Nuclear terrorism is not a research area to take lightly. If handled poorly, harm-seeking actors could take advantage of the lack of research presented to the public and cause destruction – preventable destruction, that is. Today, the main categories of research on the subject are as follows: the nuclear terrorist group pro...
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What is a Crisis, Where Does It Arise From and What Are Its Types?
People often find themselves in a state of crisis whenever they are faced with obstacles that may seem insurmountable to them but are otherwise solvable through the use of problem-solving customary methods. Most of the times, crisis, arise from unpredictable and uncontrollable events so that there is usually no chance of it...
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An Analysis of the Rational Choice Theory and the Labeling Theory
There are two possible theories and strategies which may be employed
instead of the stereotypical labeling and cultural deviance theory. The
rational choice theory is one good example of an alternative theory that
may be used. This theory asserts that deviance results from rational
calculation of rewards and risks. The pers...
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The Concepts of War and Peace
The culture of war has long been ingrained in the human race. Not since the beginning of our species, not by a long shot, but for the past few thousand years, humans have settled differences through war. This is a broad statement and does not apply to every instance of resolving conflicts. However, in a more general sense,...
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The Techniques of Cesar Chavez in David Cortright's Book, Gandhi and Beyond
Nonviolent disobedience is one of the most effective ways to make a change. Gandhi freed India from the British Empire through it. Martin Luther King Jr. propelled the civil rights movement with it. Cesar Chavez used it to bring rights to laborers in the field with the Untied Farmworkers movement. Although Chavez sometimes...
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The Five Main Elements That Changed Wars
War is a nearly inescapable fault in a complex society. It is this way because even if ninety-five percent of the planet wanted peace but five percent of the planet wanted war, war would have to happen. Or the ninety-five percent would have to either submit or flee. This is what is known as the parable of the tribes. If man...
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The Negative Changes Brought by the Europeans in America
Since Europeans first made contact with natives in 1492, the Europeans have taken advantage of the natives for their own benefit. They were extremely efficient, with Columbus discovering America and creating American slavery within a 15-year span. Before the Europeans showed up, scholars estimate the native population was b...
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Durkheim's Establishment of Sociology
Durkheim’s “Sociological Method” was integral in establishing sociology as a social science and its own subject of academia. Rather than being a loosely defined subsidiary of other academic fields, Durkheim defined and established sociology as a science in its own right. He considered sociology a study of reality. Durkheim...
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The Unlikely Heroes of America
Chapter One How does the process of hero-making obstruct the study of history? Provide specific examples with respect to Helen Keller and Woodrow Wilson. In order to be proper teaching tools, history textbooks should give students a clear understanding of what has happened in the past without altering facts. However, text...
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A Small Act of Kindness Makes the World a Better Place
Ryan Halligan, Jessica Logan and Amanda Todd. These are just a few names out of countless victims whose lives were taken prematurely because of mean “jokes” and bullying. So let me ask you this, what gives us the right to take a life away or insult others, even if it wasn’t intentional, just because you decided to do an unk...
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