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Inner City Regeneration Act

The [fictional] Inner City Regeneration Act provides for the establishment of the Inner City Regeneration Fund, to be administered by a new body called the Authority for Regeneration of Inner Cities [ARIC]. Section 1 of the Act provides that in considering applications for grants ARIC should seek “to promote initiatives designed to address problems presented Read More

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John Stuart Mill’s liberty principle

In order to critically examine this particular principle and its influence, it is necessary to look at the background of the principle so that it can be studied in context. John Stuart Mill developed the liberty principle in his work On Liberty (1). Mill’s definition of liberty is “pursuing our own good in our own Read More

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Public Law Essay

Georgina is an MP for Stoke-on-Well who is unhappy with the (fictitious) Patriotism in Universities Bill which empowers universities to penalise foreign students who through their coursework, express ‘anti-democratic ideas and thoughts which are derogatory of the common Christian heritage of Western Nations’. She thus wishes to apply for an injunction to prevent the Bill Read More

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How did the nation-state emerge

The historic state was formed of feudal societies, where the Kingdom had to be governed to its best potential. Control over the land was a crucial task as there were threats of warfare from other Kingdoms. The form of control of feudal societies were that of warfare and economic. The other method of control was Read More

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Youth Offending Team

In this assignment I will identify key legislation, policies and procedures that directly influence the work of my organisation. I will identify sources of funding and discuss how these shape the services that are delivered to the service users. My placement is within a Youth Offending Team (YOT), a multi-agency team that is representative of Read More

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Are Socio-economic rights justiciable

When human rights are mentioned, it is typically civil and political rights that spring to mind, indeed there seems to be permeated through and through both Western government and western society an attitude of indifference toward socio-economic rights. When Western governments include the promotion of human rights in their foreign policy goals where can one Read More

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Analysis of Religious Hiring Discrimination in Regards to The Faith Based Initiative

The United States’ religious and government institutions have a long history of collaborating, yet until “Charitable Choice” was passed in 1996, the only faith-oriented organizations that were eligible to receive federal funds where those that kept religion separate from the social service programs they delivered. Charitable Choice, proposed by then-Senator and now-Attorney General John Ashcroft, Read More

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What is the power of a single voice

What is the power of a single voice? Millions of impoverished cries scream for help. Every single day, sadly, each one screams an individual pain. They are the victims of transnational corporations; corporate expansion; and capitalist negotiation; and worst of all, they are the victims of the power of the state. In his book, International Read More