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Oslo Accords and the period 1993-1994

| August 15, 2016

Abstract The Oslo Accords of 1993 had profound potential for both the Palestinians and the Israelis. This essay examines the underpinnings of the Oslo accords alongside the impact that the process had on the rest of the world. With the evidence illustrating the complex nature of the peace plan, this essay will of use to […]

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Appropriate language use and Pedagogic purpose in EFL classrooms

| December 15, 2012

Introduction Language is the only key that could open the doors of a particular culture when it comes to accessing its treasure trove of literature, history, and philosophy. It is impossible to know more about a people group’s way of life, if an outsider is unable to grasp the basic rudiments of their language. It […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Equal opportunity for men and women is a divisive global topic, and one that inspires political campaigning worldwide. In Western Nations, major steps were taken towards gender equality in the 20th century. However there are numerous milestones in both law and cultural perception that can be attributed as steps towards gender equality. By looking […]

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Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

| October 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract  The 20th Century saw great advances in equality politics between men and women, particularly in the Western world. These reforms must have had political triggers, but what were the key drivers towards equal opportunities? This essay will argue that reform in Britain was the result of previous political action in the 19th Century, accompanied […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract At the beginning of the 20th century women in Britain were in an inferior position to men in virtually all walks of life. The actions of individuals had a major impact on the development of equal opportunities for women. The two world wars gave many women their first experience of ‘men’s work’. The new […]

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Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: This essay looks at the struggle for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century. Driven primarily by unequal opportunities and artificial gender roles, the 20th Century was a period for reimagining and redefining women’s role in the labour force, in politics, and at home. Looking at three major factors: labour, vote, and […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

This essay will discuss the transcendence of nineteenth century thinking towards a twentieth century that revolutionised what it meant to be a citizen of equal opportunities. An initial focus will be on the impact of the world wars, (1914-1919 – 1939-1945) as a catalyst of opportunity for women, a plausible beginning to cultural change. The […]

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Analyse the social and cultural impact in Berlin of the reunification of East and West Germany

Analyse the social and cultural impact in Berlin of the reunification of East and West Germany

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 1989 the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany was finally opened, and the citizens of Berlin reunited. This began the process of formal reunification, in which Germany was declared a single state once again. As soon as the Berlin Wall collapsed, Germany was overtaken by celebration, and it was thought that the […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although it is inaccurate to describe the century as a straightforward story of progressive reform, it is clear to see how underlying themes fuelled the drivers for equal opportunities. The drivers being governmental legislation granting opportunities to women that brought about profound changes in perception and attitude. The three key drivers I will focus on […]

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Critical discussion of the Stanford prison experiment

Critical discussion of the Stanford prison experiment

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The Stanford prison experiment (1971) continues to be relevant in psychology for various reasons. Zimbardo attempted to study the development of norms and effects of social roles and expectations on healthy average men by simulating a prison. It resulted in mental breakdowns, abusive and sadistic behaviour among prison guards and was terminated well ahead […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The changing roles of men and women throughout the 20th century have been largely due to the growing drive to resolve gender inequalities. There have been many alterations in laws, policies and perceptions in the 20th century. The rate of change has varied between countries; countries typically defined as western countries, for example, the United […]

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A brief history of UK Uncut

A brief history of UK Uncut

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you are already a regular activist against the cuts or tuition fees rises, you will probably know who UK Uncut are, but for those who don’t here is a little introduction.

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How to Write a Strong Argument in a History Essay

How to Write a Strong Argument in a History Essay

| December 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

A line of argument is simply a clear and concise answer to a question, and it is astonishing how many students neglect to include this crucial element of writing in their work.

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How to write a strong line of argument in a history essay

How to write a strong line of argument in a history essay

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

A line of argument is simply a clear and concise answer to a question, and it is astonishing how many students neglect to include this crucial element of writing in their work.

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No substitute for reading in history

No substitute for reading in history

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Reading history is something for which there can be no substitute, it is the one regular action or behaviour that will put you, the student, ahead of the game.

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