The purpose of this assignment is to introduce students to a particular policy issue that has been discussed on two (2) presidential administrations; when the policy began, its impact over various sectors, and his effectiveness over time. Pick one (1) similar federal policy that was discussed over a span of two (2) different administrations. For example, President Clinton’s and Obama’s healthcare policies or President’s George H.W. Bush’s and George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Discuss the historical perspective of the time when the policy was discussed or implemented. Indicate the […]
In your essay writing for this course, use at least two of the following “tools” to analyze the piece. In your introductory paragraph (or second paragraph in some instances) mention which two tools you are using. This is the backbone of your thesis and should help with the structure and organization of your paper. Feel free to employ your artistic freedom in your piece, and I do not grade based on my personal beliefs and values. I grade the essay based on the quality of the analysis, the supporting evidence/examples, grammar, structure, organization, and clarity. Length is not a factor, […]
Analyze and critique the theory and practice of the politics and governments of the United States and California. Use two tools of analysis for better understanding of the Constitution. Choose a Clause or Amendment and analyze. Examples: Discuss whether you agree or disagree with the amendment with an example or two. Then describe how the amendment is relevant (or irrelevant) today. Include an opening sentence that grabs attention. Thesis might look like: This essay identifies the important amendment ______. The amendment is relevant today because of ______________. An example of this is _____________. When looking at the amendment’s relevance today, […]
Policy-Making Process” Please respond to the following: Take a position in support of one of these two statements: (a) Policy analysts should research the issues and determine the fundamental causes of social problems such as crime, poverty, or homelessness and then recommend solutions. Support your position with examples or evidence drawn from the policy-making process. (b) Policy analysts should develop implementable policies to address social problems such as crime, poverty, or homelessness without research to determine the cause(s). Support your position with examples or evidence drawn from the policy-making process. Answer should be in APA format
Hostility to communism is the cause of the Cold War, but can you be more specific there? What about what happens in 1945 that really causes tension between East and West? Think about the issues like the Berlin Blockade and the controversy concerning eastern elections. The Candy Bomber video helps to highlight how capitalist west and communist east were stuck in an ideological war with one another after WWII. How did that video help you understand food as a weapon during this war?
“Models and Structuring” Please respond to the following: Structure a policy argument or claim that is definitive, designative, evaluative, and advocative, using one of these terms: (a) crime, (b) pollution, (c) terrorism, (d) quality of life, (e) global warming, (f) fiscal crisis, (g) human rights, and (h) unemployment. Convert the argument in the first discussion into a policy debate by providing an objection and a rebuttal. Explain if and why the qualifier changed after introducing an objection and rebuttal. If the qualifier did not change, explain why it did not change. Discuss at least two benefits to structuring arguments before […]
“Balance of Power” Please respond to the following: From the Affordable Care Act, identify two (2) official actors and then describe how their motives, conflicts, and interrelationships impacts the policy. Support your answer with examples.
This is for International Relations Theories….. This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 1 question, 3 full pages, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. Use required readings and outside scholarly sources as needed. This means that you must use materials from the course lessons on this assignment, focusing on integrating as many readings as possible from lessons 1-3 in addition to reliable outside sources. This is a formal assessment; you must demonstrate that you can synthesize and analyze the material. This means quotations can only be used sparingly, if at all. How can theory help us to study, […]
Threats to Biodiversity Land Use Changes and Habitat Fragmentation Change in the way land is being used and fragmentation has led to depletion and disruption of the ecosystem where several animal and plant species thrive properly. Most land which has provided a good habitat for many plant and animal species has been divided and other portions develop0ed for other uses such as roads and other forms of development altering the natural habitat for such plant and animal species (Dale, 2015). A good example is the massive clearance of massive natural habitat for agricultural purposes in America that has led to […]
Arable land Land that is appropriate for plowing and growing of crops is considered to be arable land. The term is used to refer to the land that is currently under cultivation, and the land has the potential of being cultivated. It encompasses land that is of soil and climate suitable for agricultural purposes. The land also has to be protected by the right regime of policies, regulations, and acts of parliament. How Human Influence Has Affected Arable Land Human beings are responsible for the increasing rate of the scarcity of arable land. The increase in human population has led […]