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Gender Representation in Film

Gender is a significant reflection in development. Through it we can analyze how social norms and power structures influence on the lives and opportunities...

Analysis of the UN with Liberalism and Realism

Use Realism and Liberalism to Explain the United Nations system. Introduction Realism emphasizes the condition on politics imposed by human nature and the non-existent of international...

Role of the UN in Peace-Support Operations

THE ROLE OF THE UN IN PEACE-SUPPORT OPERATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF MALI INTRODUCTION: Since the transformation of evolution of modern state system following the treaty...

Rise of Diplomacy in US foreign Policy

INTRODUCTION Waging a war against any opponent has a huge impact on any nation. Its adverse effects are psychological, social, moral and economical. Although objectives...

Turkey and UK Relations

Introduction: The relationship between Turkey and United Kingdom is well-rounded and covers economic, politic, military and social aspects. In this paper, the relationship between Turkey...

The Paradox in US-China Relations

The Paradox in the US-China Relations: A Commentary Almost a decade and half ago, one of the leading thinker and strategic expert on China; Gerald...

Modern State System in International Relations

What is the most significant feature of the modern state and how has it shaped international relations? The core of the early modern period to...

Millennium Development Goals and Poverty Reduction: Nigeria

Introduction Background to the Study This study attempt to examine the impact of the Millennium Development Goals and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria using with a case...

Impact of Corruption on Nigeria's Unemployment Rates

Introduction Unemployment has eaten so deep into the Nigerian society to the extent that the citizens have learnt to live with it, with...

Overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a period of extreme tension and conflict between the USA and Cuba and the USSR in October 1962; it...

Terrorist Attacks Causes and Effects

Introduction In recent years, terrorist attacks have increased enormously. According to Paul Wilkinson in his book “Terrorism Versus Democracy: The Liberal State Response” (2011), terrorism...

Cause of Ethnic Conflict in the Middle East

Politics and the Economy of the Contemporary Middle East: Explain the cause of the ethnic conflicts in the Middle East. When referring to the nature of...

Terrorism and Religion in Kenya

EXPLORATION OF THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN TERRORISM & RELIGION AND THE IMPACT ON PEACE STABILITY IN KENYA 1. Introduction 1.1 Background to the Research The growing trends of...

Compliance in International Relations

Abstract This paper seeks to address whether state cooperation via formal international institutions may best be understood as a spectrum of compliance rather than binary...

Religion and International Relations

Introduction Religion (noun): the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. In modern times, religion isn’t just the...

Realist Theory of International Relations

Introduction Sovereign States are the main actors in International system, and they are the most influential when it comes to the International stage. States are...

Public Opinion and Military Intervention

For modern day states, especially democracies, the outcome of a military intervention is not just determined by the outcome on the battlefield but is...

Political Subjectivity Theories Analysis

Power, Freedom, Justice: Explorations in Political Subjectivity Reflective Logs: The purpose of this paper is to reflect on how the following thinkers studied in the module...

Pakistani & Indian Relations

Introduction: From the beginning the seeds of conflicted have been impartially implanted in the roots of Pak-India Relations. These two nations never considered each other...

Literature Review of US Foreign Policy

Background America’s 1930s foreign policy was based on the realist school of thought. It emphasised international trade in order to achieve economic...

Is China Facing a Financial Crisis?

In a first for Chinese Banks and its Big Four, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) unseated Exxon Mobil last year to...

International Development Policy

Political, economical and social development of developing countries has been a high priority on the global agenda. International development policy has gained momentum as...

Analysis of Refugee Protection Mechanisms

INTRODUCTION On any given day, thousands of individuals including women and children from all parts of the world are forced to flee their homes for fear...

How Effective is the United Nations?

How effective is the United Nations? Before we say that the U.N is or not an effective institution, we must know or assess their performance...

Voting Behaviour in Nigeria

ETHNICITY AND VOTING BEHAVIOUR IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT This paper tried to give a historical discourse about the relationship between ethnicity and voting behavior using Nigeria as...

China's Relationship with North Korea

Table of Contents: Introduction Hypothesis statement Research Questions Literature Review Theoretical framework (Defensive Realism-Kenneth Waltz) Sino-Korean alliance Mutual gain between China and North Korea Beijing’s influence Conclusion Introduction: North Korea is the state...

Importance of International Organizations

International Organizations (IOs) are formal institutional structures transcending national boundaries which are created by multilateral agreement among nation-states. Their purpose is to foster international...

Comparison of 'War on Terror' with the Cold War

Does the ‘Global War on Terror’ inaugurated by George W. Bush have similarities to the Cold War? Since 2001, academics and the United States administration...

Diplomacy in International Relations

Each century believes that its time is exclusive and uncommon, an ideal change from past actions and how international relations was regulated. Diplomacy is...

Cuban Missile Crisis Decision Making

Introduction A decision can be defined as the culmination of a thought process analysing a problem. Good decision making is vital for the well being...

Impact of Corruption in Nigeria

CORRUPTION AND ITS IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (NIGERIA AS A CASE STUDY) (FEBRUARY 2014) Abstract Corruption is no news in the world today. We can...

Climate Change and Food Security

INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Our activities are inimical to the environment, our daily work and behaviour domestically, industrially and even agriculturally threatens...

Chinese Perception of Global Order

"Chinese perception of global order and the position of China throughout history" Introduction It is obvious that in the last few decades the People’s Republic of...

Chinese and Western International Relations Theories

Chinese ancient school of thoughts[1] and Western International Relations theories: A comparative study Introduction Background of the study The study of international...

Bilateral Relations Between the EU and China

Till the 1978, Peoples Republic of China (PRC) was in self employed isolation because of two things, one was Cultural Revolution and another was...