Category: Political Science (page 1 of 27)

The Development of Law

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Have you ever used the term, “that should be outlawed!” Think of an issue that you believe should be illegal. It can be something light-hearted such as a law against man-buns or wearing socks with sandals. Explain how this cause becomes law. Consider constitutional challenges, both state and federal, support/opposition parties, enforcement policies, and criminal consequences, sentencing and punishment.

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The Level of Fiscal Debt & Federal Budget

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Read the statement by Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System before the Joint Economic Committee . Mr. Powell says that “Putting the federal budget on a sustainable path would aid the long-term vigor of the U.S. economy”.

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Deflation & Liquidity Trap

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 1. Inflation is usually understood to mean positive inflation – i.e., an increase in the general price level over time. Given this, what do you think “deflation” means?

2. Using the Fisher equation, describe why deflation can be dangerous. In the context of a recession, explain how a potential “deflationary spiral” would work.

3. If you were the Fed Chairman, how would you respond to deflation?

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Creating a DARD Strategic Plan

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Imagine that you are heading up the DARD program’s strategic plan initiatives and that the strategic objectives and key actions remain constant. How would you better define each of the strategic objectives and key actions in order to make the selection and definition of appropriate performance measures easier? Explain how each of your definitions relate to the existing, ambiguous description.

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Health Intervention Plan

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 Pick a disorder or health condition that interests you (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, depression, obesity, etc.). Do some research into the condition and find a health intervention (i.e. some sort of attempt at changing behavior in a way that promotes good health) that has evidence to support it being used to prevent the occurrence of the disorder. Then, devise a health promotion effort that is based on one of the theories that could be used to convince a group of people to participate in the new healthy behavior.

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Estate, Caste & Class Systems

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How are estate, caste and class systems different? How are they similar? Define each system  and explain each of their functions in detail

Deviance & Crime

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Explain the difference between deviance and crime. Explain how deviance varies depending on the situation. Give at least 3 examples.

Fair Trade USA

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What important strategic shifts did Fair Trade USA make over its history, including in more recent years? What key pressures did Fair Trade USA face, and continue to face in recent years?

Should Fair Trade USA offer its supply chain assessment without requiring companies to use its label? Or should it insist on certifying only companies that use its label (either for products or ingredients)? Explain your reasoning.

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Chicano English

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How is Chicano English changing your perceptions and understanding of American English?
Make sure to:
• Define Chicano English (CE)
• Explain the relationship between CE to other varieties of English
• Explain the relationship between CE to Mexican American identity

BlackBerry

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Provide a brief description of BlackBerry and give a summary of Blackberry’s past entrepreneurial trajectory. Identify specific challenges that this company has encountered in its entrepreneurial activities.

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