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Mustafa Kemal and the Battle of Gallipoli

- At the onset of World War 1 in 1914, the ‘sick man of Europe’ known as Turkey, or the Ottoman Empire, sought foreign financial aid after the stress of the Balkan Wars. The belligerents of World War 1 saw an opportunity in the Ottoman misfortune, as a Turkish alliance equated to control of the Dardanelles Strait near the peninsular city of Gallipoli. To the Allies consisting of Russia, Britain, and France, the Dardanelles was Russia’s primary contact route, and also facilitated the movement of 90% of Russia’s grain exports and 50% of Russia’s exports overall....   [tags: global issues, gollipoli campaing]

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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

- Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (March 12, 1881 - November 10, 1938), Turkish soldier and statesman, was the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. He was born in the Ottoman city of Selânik (now Thessaloniki in Greece), where his birthplace is the Turkish Consulate and is also preserved as a museum. In accordance with the then prevalent Turkish custom, he was given the single name Mustafa. His father, Ali Riza (Efendi) was a customs officer who died when Mustafa was a child, his mother was Zübeyde (Hanim)....   [tags: Biographies Bio Biography]

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Identity in Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North

- Identity in Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih tells the story of a man searching for an identity he was unaware he had lost. Through his growing understanding of Mustafa Sa'eed's life, the central character eventually reconciles his own identity conflicts. Throughout Salih's novel the main character's identity is unclear. While the reader learns much about his background: educational, familial, and professional, his name is never mentioned....   [tags: Season Migration North]

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The Old Spice Commercial, The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

- ... Those two actions alone, strengthens Mustafa’s credibility as the ideal of the “perfect man”. The commercial utilizes the logic of the sex sells as an effective advertising strategy. For years, Old Spice products and commercials as well were targeting elder men and women, and that brought about the name “Old” Spice. By making advertisements and products more sexually driven, the company has changed their strategy and created more advertisements and products that appeal to the newer generation....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Male, Woman]

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Critical Review of Naheed Mistafa´s My Body Is My Own Business

- A Critical Review of Naheed Mustafa, “My Body is My Own Business”, 1993, part of a novel that’s from The Globe and Mail. Author Naheed Mustafa, who is a Canadian born Muslim woman, writes a piece of literature that relates to her faith. In her article she is describing to the audience her own personal story by using a first point of view. The article titles as “My Body is My Own Business,” that is a part of a novel that’s from The Globe and Mail which was written in 1993. Its about her reasons of wearing the "Hijab", although she is not required to wear one, she does so anyway to strengthen herself....   [tags: article, faith, hijab, holy, book]

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Manliness and Old Spice

- Can a body wash make you more of a man. Old Spice certainly has the answer and they’re not afraid to imply that either. Old Spice published the soon-to-be-viral ad “Questions” mid 2010 to their official YouTube channel teasing that very question. The ad mockingly stereotypes aspects of manliness while asking male and female viewers alike to assess the manliness of their man or themselves. While "Questions” does little to describe the product it advertises, it proves its merit as an effective advertisement because it strikes all three chords of persuasion; It tickles our love of humor while establishing a mental relationship between the product and manliness by using a perfect manly specime...   [tags: Advertisement, Commercial]

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An Old Spice Advertisement For Women

- “Look at your Man, now look at me…sadly he isn’t me” This is an Old Spice Advertisement that targets women who purchase female hygiene products, like shampoo and body wash, for their “man.” Isaiah Mustafa is a former practice squad football player and is the only actor appearing in this advertisement. This well known African American football player is very attractive and may have a sexual appeal towards women. This aberration is different since one always sees a white folk as the dominant character....   [tags: Gender, Man, American football, Transgender]

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Old Spice Is A Popular American Brand

- ... Isaiah Mustafa further builds his ethos as the epitome of manliness through his posture and behavior. His charming deep voice, and confident disposition emulates the perfect alpha male state of mind when talking to women, this builds his credibility as an enticing ladies man. Isaiah is able to maintain an award-winning smile and maintain eye contact without a break in his monologue, he comes across as a trustworthy man any man would aspire to be. Now that he has built his creditably, he is able to persuade both men and women to go out and purchase the body wash....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Male, Man]

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Lee v. Gillis: Does Media Matter?

- There were two serial killers working on their victim list at the same time, in the same place, but only one was noticed by the media. Both killed at least seven women. One would think that both of these killers would grab the attention of the media. Unfortunately only one was reported about which made the other jealous causing him to kill more. It was not until after the first serial killer, Lee, was arrested that anyone even knew Gillis was on the same killing path. Had the media not focused solely on one killer others may not have died at the hands of another....   [tags: Case Review ]

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Old Spice's The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Advertising Campaign

- Winner of the 2010 Grand Prix for film at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for the Portland ad agency Wieden+Kennedy. Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” ads advertising campaign took on a life of its own, spilling into social media and becoming the object of debates. Some media outlets, like CBS News, asked, “Is the Old Spice Guy ‘Post-Racial’ or Just Another ‘Mandingo’?” (Edwards, 2010). These surface readings do not impress when the advertisements are critically interrogated though the lens of critical race and gender theories that draw on Marxist and psychoanalytic themes....   [tags: marketing strategies, effective publicity]

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John The Savage Vs. Mustapha Mond

- ... Shakespeare was unheard of in the Brave New World. John was immersed so deeply in Shakespeare’s ability to portray power, love, and emotion, all things that have been sacrificed by the World State, that he find himself in isolation once again. John used his knowledge of Shakespearean plays to help him understand occurrences in his life. John makes a parallel connection between his mom’s openness to having sex with the Pope and Othella. The connection signals the audience to recognize the disapproval of sex by John and helps the reader foreshadow his hatred and disrespect towards Lenina....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Dystopia]

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The Picture Of Dorian Gray

- ... He is not sure of what is most grotesque- corruption or aging (Boyle 162). When Dorian expresses how he feels towards an "actress", Sibyl Vane, Lord Henry makes fun of him causing Dorian to change. Basil Hallward, the artist of the aging painting, sees the difference in Dorian. Basil continually thinks Dorian is intrinsically good and he blames this change on being around Lord Henry (Mustafa). Basil stands for better benefits and has an inward sense of morality (Cohen) though he does not believe "morality" effects his views or art (Boyle 159)....   [tags: Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray]

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Why the Maltans Won the Siege of Malta

- Although the Siege of Malta is no longer listed in the top 70 great battles in history, it is still one of the greatest battles that had the highest stakes ever. A war between Ottomans and Malta with stakes of whether or not the Ottoman Empire will rule the Mediterranean Sea, with so much at stake the Siege of Malta is one of the most important sieges of history. Leading the Ottoman/Turk empire was Sultan Suleiman, commanding over 7.6 million square miles, the Ottoman empire was a force to be reckoned with....   [tags: great battles, ottomans]

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Analysis Of ' Brave New World '

- ... Family structure is very hard to find in this novel. Just the idea of using the words mom and dad sickens the people of a “Brave New World”. On the reservation, a savage land separated from London, a boy named John lives with mother Linda. They are out of place in this society. The people of the savages are brown skinned with dark complexions. John is tall white and has blonde hair. His mother Linda lives with the savages as well however she lives according to the “Brave New World’s” ways. She sleeps with all of the savage husbands and is hated by all of the people....   [tags: Dystopia, Brave New World, World, New World]

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The Contrasting Nature of Turkey

- Turkey is a country of contrasts, which can be shown by its history, politics, and culture. It has been through many different changes throughout its history. It also has many contradicting political parties and is home to a very diverse culture. Turkey as a country did not exist until the end of World War I. Prior to that, the land on which Turkey stands today was known as The Ottoman Empire. It was located between the two continents of Asia and Europe, and stretched as far as northern Africa....   [tags: politics, policy, diversity]

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How the Norwegian Progress Party (FRP) is Protrayed in British Media

- Introduction: As a result of months of intense campaigning across the 1500-mile long country, on September 9 last year, the election results were finally ready. The polls had already told the tale for weeks, but all the politicians knew that everything could happen on Election Day. However, the polls could not have been more correct. The reigning left-wing coalition, led by the country’s biggest party, Labour, had to leave office after eight years in the government building. The two most powerful women in Norwegian politics rose to the top; Erna Solberg - leader of the Conservative Party (Hoyre) and Siv Jensen - leader of the Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, often shortened to FRP)....   [tags: Norwegian Progress Party Essays]

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Traditionalist versus Reformist among Colonial Powers

- Traditionalist and Reformers continually clashed during the 1800’s through the mid 1940’s. Traditionalist wanted to keep all western influence out, while the reformist concluded that without reform their societies would continually be dominated by the west. The Reformist was generally more successful in eventually establishing independence with some exceptions. The era of western imperialism in Asia was gradual as the western powers being the Dutch at first and then the British created unfair treaties with the Chinese, Japanese, and other Asian countries....   [tags: Western Influence, Asia]

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Pre-campaign Analysis: Old Spice Brand Image

- ... With both the online and TV ads, Old Spice wanted to maintain certain traits associated with the brand such as the trademark whistle at the end of ads but at the same time to revamp the ad by adding in some “clever writing and picture-perfect casting” and developing a good story with added “swagger” and humour (Vaynerchuk, 2011 and Marketing Conference Services, 2011). Tactics The online ad was to be aired for 30 seconds (s) on YouTube on February 8 2010, a few days before the Superbowl (Marketing Conference Services, 2011)....   [tags: grandfathers, recognition]

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English As A Medium Of Instruction

- English is an international language that is considered as a language of business and worldwide communication. Therefore, many countries have been influenced by it and have adopted English as a medium of instruction. There have been many debates on whether English as a medium of instruction has a good or bad impact on those countries where English is not the first language. Some people claim that English is one of the ways of development, while others clearly states that English as a medium of instruction may have some negative impacts on non-English speakers....   [tags: English language, Second language, French language]

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Postcolonial Studies : By Tayeb Salih 's Season Of Migration From The North And Mohsin Hamid

- ... Season of Migration to the North also presents a challenge in the way that it is written, as there are two interwoven voices in the narrative that tell different, yet connected stories. This style with two tangled voices is an Arabic literary tradition known as a muarada where the second voice takes over and changes the story of the first (Parry 815). After Mustafa Sa’eed, the first voice, recounts to the unnamed narrator his life story in London, he begins to haunt the narrator’s later life and his life tragedy blends with the narrator’s identity struggle as an intellectual torn between modernity, traditionalism, and nationalist....   [tags: Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Imperialism]

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Silent Cries of Somali Women: The Prevention Of Female Genital Circumcision in Somalia

- Around the world, the World Health Organization has estimated about 130 million women and girls have undergone Female Genital Circumcision (Cummings and Parrot 71) with areas like Somalia having been ranked one of the areas with the highest occurrence of the practice still being conducted today. The practice of Female Genital Circumcision should be prohibited in parts of the world such as Somalia because through investigations done by the World Health Organization and other organizations the “traditional/religious practice” has resulted in long-term health complications in women such as infertility....   [tags: Human Rights]

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The Experience of Alienation and Existential Crisis

- The unique features of a local environment always give special characteristics to its inhabitants. The living environment has a large influence on people. For example, customs, traditions and cultural changes in their environment due to the psychological and ideological. With the development of society, people are not limited to living in their own home, for various reasons, will go a different place to live or work. However, strange and adapt to a new environment for the first time will become more evident, and even feel alienated and existential crisis....   [tags: living environment, culture, customs]

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Instructional Strategies for ELL Classrooms

- Trying to accommodate different students learning styles in an English learning classroom can be overwhelming. Having good teaching strategies can help English learning students learn more effectively. Using the best strategies will ensure all students in the classroom have an effective learning environment. There are many instructional strategies that teachers can use in the classroom. Comprehensible Input Comprehensible input is the theory that English learning students will understand best when they are given appropriate input....   [tags: Education, languages, communication]

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Modern Turkey

- THE REPUBLIC PERIOD Modern Turkish Period (1923-Present) 1923 Establishment of the Turkish Republic with Ataturk as its first president 1924 Abolition of Caliphate 1925-38 Ataturk's program of reforms to modernize Turkey 1938 Death of Ataturk; Ismet Inonu becomes the Republic's second president 1939-45 Despite the alliance with Britain and France, Turkey remains neutral during World War II 1946 Turkey becomes a charter member of United Nations 1950 Turkey enters Korean War as a part of United Nations force; change from a single-party to a multi-party system 1952 Joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) The attempt of the victorious Allies to control the Anatolian ter...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The birth of Hezbollah from the ruins of the Amal movement

- • The birth of Hezbollah from the ruins of the Amal movement When the Iranian Revolution succeeded in 1979, Iran wanted to gain the admiration and the support of Arab countries, benefiting in particular from the support by the Shah of Iran and his relationship with Israel before the collapse of his regime. On this very first day of the victory of the revolution, Iran was keen to extend its bonds with the Islamic world, and when this was not possible in most cases, because of many complex causes of the revolution, Iran began to look for «organizations» instead of «regime’s or countries», in order to continue its role in Islamic issues....   [tags: Middle East Politics]

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The Appeal of the Old Spice Man Commercials

- ... The commercial grabs their attention because Old Spice man wearing nothing but a towel; this scene generated an appeal to emotion. These commercial appeals to the logos because it makes the female audience to buy their husband or boyfriend Old Spice body wash. The commercial, makes the female audience be under the impression if she brought the body wash, she could have stunning man who could spoil her and buy her gifts such as game tickets and diamonds alike the Old Spice man in the commercial....   [tags: shirtless, smell, audience]

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Tayeb Salih’s Season of Migration to the North

- In Tayeb Salih’s, Season of Migration to the North, the reader encounters the story of one of the main characters, Mustafa Sa’eed. In Stuart Halls’, Cultural Identity and Diaspora, we get an insight on what forms an identity and what molds it to be the way it is. Throughout Season of Migration to the North, the narrator attempts to discover the true identity of Sa’eed, but instead, finds himself as well. Cultural differences help mold one’s identity into one’s being, versus what they become. Halls’ article about cultural identity can be correlated to the experience the narrator goes through in order to find out more about the mysterious Mustafa Sa’eed....   [tags: cultural identity, diaspora]

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Diabetes : The Most Common Uncommunicable Diseases Worldwide

- Diabetes mellitus being one of the most common uncommunicable diseases worldwide, it was estimated to affect about 382 million people in the world in 2013, and expected to increase to 592 million by 2035 (English, Milosevich & John, 2014). Diabetes is the seventh major cause of death and disability in the United States (Copstead & Banastik, 2013). According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, about seven million people with diabetes that are undiagnosed. Given to this reason, it is very important for this disease to be diagnosed appropriately with quality diagnostic tools in order to have a clear focus on the disease control and be able to educate patients on how they can manage th...   [tags: Insulin, Diabetes mellitus, Glucose tolerance test]

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Effect of Food Security in Climate Change

- Food security is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as “a condition in which all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.” According to Mustafa Koc’s presentation, food security should be viewed as both a societal objective as well as a discourse where the need to for looking at the bigger picture is an evident theme. He explores reasons as to why there is food insecurity and alludes back to the fact that food is often seen as a commodity, not as a human right....   [tags: food system, hunger, climate change]

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An Illustration of State-Society Relations in Turkey

- ... Something which Arat calls “arguably the most revolutionary undertaking of the Kemalist regime in the newly founded Republic” by “[restricting] the realm over which Islam reigned and [expanding] the secular citizenship rights of its constituency” (Arat, 2010:237). Law-making became the primary tool for reform and the promotion of social change (Yilmaz, 2002:115). Secularism therefore came to shape and dominate the newly created public sphere, but it also had consequences on the private life of Turkey's citizens....   [tags: secularism, Kemalist project]

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The Struggles Of A Developing Nation

- The struggles of a developing nation Every nation has the same goal and pursuit, the pursuit of prosperity, security, and stability. If this pursuit is effective in all nations, each nation would achieve social, economic and political stability.Although some nations are closer to achieving this goal, others are unable to effectively apply public policy to produce a stable nation. Developing nations face many issues that developed countries don’t have to worry about.From structural issues within the government, to issues with feeding their citizens, some countries seem to be struggling with what appears to be basic survival issues while others are thriving....   [tags: Developing country, Developed country, Cyprus]

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The Republic Of Biafr Post Independence

- ... Without effective institutions, implementation of government policies and enforcement of such policies overlooked the equal status of Nigerians under the law. Domination of the political, economic and military apparatus of the government by few political elites was immense. As witnessed through Hausa-Fulani controlled central government, the existence of dominant coalition who neglected the rule of law without any tangible checks and balances from any government institutions further weakened the value for the rule of law and democratic governance....   [tags: Democracy, Law, Political philosophy]

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A Brief History of Turkey

- Turkey was for 623 years part of the Ottoman Empire. In 1918 shortly after World War one allied forces occupied Turkey. This occupation prompted the Turkish War of Independence. This led to the creation of the Turkish National Movement under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Pasha, a military commander. The goal of the Turkish National Movement was to reject the terms of the Treaty of Sevres, which was a treaty between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies. Following the end of the war in 1922 the Allied forces were removed from the country....   [tags: Ottoman Empire, global history]

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Australia 's Laws Against Terrorism

- Terrorism is defined as "an action or threat where the action causes certain defined forms of harm/interference and the action is done or the threat is made with the intention of advancing a political, religious or ideological. Terrorism can cause death, serious harm to property or people, serious health risks to the safety of the public, and interference with telecommunications. Australia 's laws against terrorism are in Part 5.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Criminal Code) and they focus on terrorist act offences, terrorist organisations, preventing the financing of terrorism, urging violence and advocating terrorism offences, and foreign incursions and recruitment offences....   [tags: Terrorism, Violence, Counter-terrorism, Australia]

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The Bastard Of Istanbul

- The Bastard Of Istanbul is, at heart, a story about coming to terms with one's identity. Almost all of the characters in this book face an identity crisis of some sort. This can be specifically followed by exploring the connection between the idea of the character's identity and their actual, concrete name. Some characters hide behind pseudonyms, while others have multiple names. The theme of names as a reflection of a character's identity is prevalent throughout the book. Characters in both the cybercafe and the physical cafe are only ever known by their pseudonyms....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Modernization: Afghanistan vs. Turkey

- Afghanistan was used as a buffer zone during the Great Game by Soviet Union and the Great Britain. They did not provide Afghanistan with the means to industrialize and that is why Afghanistan remains subsistence agriculture and a reinter state. With the decline of Colonialism after the Third Angola-Afghan war Afghanistan declared Independent (Barfield). When Amanullah Khan seized the throne he was very enthusiastic to develop a strong and modern state. Before Amanullah Khan only some effort had been taken place for state building according to Charles Tilly which was exterminating the internal rival, during the reign of Amir Abdul Rahman Khan, he centralized the power....   [tags: international relations]

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Bullying in School

- It was a bright sunny Saturday morning. All the neighborhood children were playing soccer at the homeowners’ picnic. There was a new kid on the block; a quiet fellow by name of Mustafa. I saw him sitting with him mother the whole time. He never came to play with the other children. I automatically termed him a ‘mama’s boy’. So I invited him to play with us. At first he refused. Ultimately him mother convinced to come and play with us and that we were really harmless and that it would be really good for him....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Ghandi Vs. Kemal

- Compare and contrast Mustafa Kemal with Mohandas Gandhi, explain their similarities and differences. In 1918, the Ottoman Turks were already independent, and consequently the allies (the United States, Great Britain, and France) wanted to make them pay. They were going to divide the Turkish territory among themselves. These were the conditions in Turkey at the time. The Turks’ feelings about being split up between the allies and the Greeks were very simple. Obviously they didn’t agree. They wanted to remain independent and not be subjects of anyone else....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Teacher´s Professional Development Programs

- During the past decade, a considerable body of literature has emerged on professional development, quality improvement of teacher education programs, teacher learning, and teacher change. The research literature contains a mix of large- and small-scale studies, including intensive case studies of classroom teaching, evaluations of specific approaches to improving teaching and learning, and surveys of teachers about their pre-service preparation and in-service professional development experiences....   [tags: research, training, quality improvement]

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Kahlil Gibran

- Kahlil Gibran Information on the Author Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), a poet, philosopher, and an artist was born in Lebanon, a land which has produced many prophets. The millions of Arabic speaking people, familiar with his writing consider him a genius of his age. However, his fame and influence was not limited to the Near East only, but far beyond these borders. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages. His drawings and paintings have been exhibited in the great capitals of the world and compared by Auguste Rodin to the work of William Blake....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih

- Written by Tayeb Salih, the novel ‘Season of Migration to the North’ as described by The Observer “is an Arabian Nights in reverse, enclosing a pithy moral about international misconceptions and delusions.” The novel is set both in England and the Sudan, showing the stark social differences within these two locations. In this essay, I will evaluate the reasons supporting and opposing Mahjoub’s statement as defined in ‘Season of Migration to the North’. In the first line of the novel (and once more later in the book: "dear sirs" page 62), the narrator introduces the reader to a male-dominated world by suggesting his audience is masculine; "It was, gentlemen, after a long absence—seven years...   [tags: Season of Migration to the North Tayeb Salih]

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Brave New World - Happiness

- With reference to the text, discuss Mustafa Mond’s statement: “ The secret to happiness is liking what you have to do.” Mustafa Mond is presented to us as one of the Ten World Controllers in Brave New World, of that Utopian, communal and stabilized world, set six hundred years into future. This new world that contradicts the world we live in today, eliminated the Freedoms that we depend on: the freedom of choice, the freedom of thought, religion and being. They have chosen to condition their individuals in baby factories in order to ensure identity, community and stability....   [tags: essays research papers]

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racial inequality

- Some people define race as if it is something solid or concrete, but what they don’t see is that it is a “social fabrication”(Mathew Desmond, Mustafa Emibayer,2009;2). Race is based on the difference in physical appearance which is determined, for example, by the most apparent trait; skin color. Inequality emerges when people living, whether on the same sovereign terrain or across continents, are not treated with the same amount of respect and not given the chance to engage their rights in a free and fair manner....   [tags: Social Fabrication, Serious Poverty]

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The Use of Enjoy The Teargas by Rebel K to Rebel the Turkey´s Government

- ... The government has been accused of pushing forward an Islamist agenda and undermining secularism a founding pillar of the Turkish Republic under Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. There’s also been an increase in restriction of human rights such as freedom of speech, media and people have even been arrested for blasphemy. Turkish people have complained that their country is becoming a surveillance state with the internet being monitored. Conservative education reforms have been on the rise with the Prime Minister declaring that he wants to raise a “pious” generation....   [tags: park, protest, discontent, government]

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Nationalist Movements of the Middle East and South Asia after WW1

- The years after World War One brought about vast changes to many parts of the world. Places like South Asia and the Middle East were able to see the need for self government away from foreign control. This sparked a number of nationalist movements during the 1920’s and 1930’s. The Middle East had to Westernize to rid foreign control while India had to be united under non-violence and Hindu values. Before WW1, the Middle East was dominated by outside powers. Egypt was under British control and Persia was divided in to Russian and British spheres of influence....   [tags: world war I, world history]

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Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad Invests in Water Treatment and Water Distribution

- Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad is an investment holding company that was established in 1997. The company consists of subsidiaries that focus primarily on the water treatment and water distribution industry. Aside from that, the company lists oil and gas industry and the research and development of water, wastewater and environmental solutions as other core businesses (Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad [PNHB], n.d.). The company appears to be an example of an oligopoly market structure. One of the reasons Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad is seen to exist in such a structure is due to the fact that it is one of the few dominating firms in its own market, even though there are still many firms in that sp...   [tags: economy, government, market]

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The Five Pillars to Islam: The Hajj or Pilgrimage to Makkah

- ... The forgiveness and restoration experienced by Adam and Eve gives assurance that Allah is willing to forgive people today. The opportunity to experience the love and forgiveness of Allah is encountered, allowing the pilgrim to begin life afresh, being free from past sin, being in peace with themself. "Whoever performs Hajj and stay away from lewdness, wrangling, and obscenities will come home like a newborn." Al-Bukhari. Consequently, such ritual of the Hajj is of great significance to the individual, as it gives focus to the act of forgiveness, which the individual must fulfill, to complete the perfect submission to Allah....   [tags: allah, muslim community]

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The Implementation Of Rapid Management Reform And Simplification Of Branch Structure

- The management of CBG determined that the company was in a financial predicament and a limited time frame demanded, sweeping and rapid, management and structural reforms and following a thorough investigation the specific areas of concern were identified. Firstly, there existed special relationships, or guanxi, among managers establishing complicated workplace politics within the procedural and management system. The importance of guanxi compares to networking, reciprocity and nepotism in Western business, being described as Chinese business cultural relationships, between individuals, leading to obligations for the ongoing exchange of favours (Dunfee & Warren 2001, p.192)....   [tags: Reward system, Motivation, Job satisfaction]

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Burnout Is A State Of Emotional, Psychological, And Bodily Fatigue

- Burnout is a state of emotional, psychological, and bodily fatigue caused but excessive stress in a person’s life. Burnout seems most likely to occur when a person has a high demand schedule and begins to feel overwhelmed with the constant demands. When stress is a constant matter in a person’s life they begin to question or lose interest in the task they decided to take on in the first place. Burnout diminishes your efficiency and drains your liveliness, leaving the emotional state of abandonment, depression, skepticism, and bitterness....   [tags: Emotion, Personality psychology, Psychology, Time]

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Feminism : The Greatest Resistance Movements Of The 20th Century

- ... The 1900s saw the first wave of western feminism, a political effort designed to promote women’s suffrage and use legislative means to achieve gender equality (Eyadat 2013, p. 360). The revolutionary second movement of women’s liberation in the 1960s challenged the political and cultural landscape (Roth 2004, p.1), with feminists asserting their rights to be political and sexual subjects (Lake 1999, p.129) and emphasising a universal liberation of humans as individuals. Third wave feminism saw a dramatic change in the feminist history by providing a new, global perspective of issues (Ballou, Hill & West 2007, p.xxv)....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, 21st century, Gender]

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Female Modesty is Controversial in Debates on Gender Rights?

- Why do you think the concept of female modesty is controversial in debates on gender rights. There has recently been a large concern regarding the position of women in Muslim society, a concern that may have been triggered by the current wave of Islamic revivalism. Female modesty has been the main focus for this concern. While Muslims generally argue that there is an ideal gender prototype in Islam, non-Muslims tend to disagree, and emphasise that Islam generally oppresses women . I am going to attempt to study the tradition of veiling in regards to modesty of the female body, putting special emphasis on the new development of feminist notions within the Islamic framework, and will attempt t...   [tags: Muslim Society, Ismalic Revivalism, Gender Roles]

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Turkey: The Rise of Akp Party and the Islam

- Turkey: The rise of Akp Party and the Islam. The last October the Turkey's prime minister Erdogan announced key political reforms which including lifting a ban on Islamic headscarves. The moves come as critics accuse Erdogan of Islamising the secular country. The headscarf controversy is the emblem of a long-standing rivalry in Turkish society between religious conservatives, who form the bulk of Erdogan's Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), and secular opponents. These indeed see the headscarf as a symbol of defiance against the strict separation of state and religion, a basic tenet of modern Turkey....   [tags: Islamic headscarves, secularism]

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Use of Islamic Sharia Law in Commercial Transactions

- Islamic Sharia Law in commercial transactions involves several prohibitions such as those of riba and gharar. Muslim scholars have agreed that the damages caused by dealing with usury and gharar outweigh their benefits; they are forbidden in the Quran and Sunna. However, this prohibition does not necessarily mean that all contracts which contain gharar are invalid; for example, sallam contracts contain gharar. The reason for this is that the benefits have overshadowed the harms. Therefore, the objective of this essay is to analyse Islamic rules in the prohibition of both usury and gharar in an attempt to demonstrate that, although they are prohibited because their harms outweigh their benefi...   [tags: Sharia Law]

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Turkey and the Arab World: Follow our lead!

- Historically, the nation of Turkey has been a major player on the international political front. With its geography situating Turkey at the interstices of Europe and the Middle East, the Turkish state has held a unique and highly fluctuating role in both regions. Despite long-standing allegiances to the West, during the last decade; dominated by the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP), a large Muslim population, and a charismatic leader (Prime Minister) Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Turkey has witnessed growing trade and relations with its Middle Eastern neighbors, significant economic growth, and an apparent growing appetite for combative international affairs....   [tags: Middle East ]

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Success or Failure: Its All In Your Head?

- Sports are one of the most important parts of our culture in the United States. A vast majority of people in our country grew up playing an organized team sport and even if they did not participate in an organized team sport they surely played a sport in school growing up or at the nearest park or school yard. Sport is a part of human nature and exists all over the world, even in the most sheltered and closed off countries. While it is all fun and games, when one reaches a certain level it may seem to turn into something much different....   [tags: sports, stereotypes, athletes]

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The 1979 Revolution and Modern Day Iran

- Iran is the first and the only proclaimed Islamic republic in the world. Its constitution dates back to 1979 when a coalition of clerics, students, merchants and intellectuals overthrew the Pahlavian monarchy under a revolution popularly known as the 1979 Revolution (Rehan, 4). The 1979 Revolution also referred to as the Iranian Revolution or the Islamic Revolution, refers to the events that involved the overthrowing of the Pahlavi dynasty under the leadership of Mohammed Shah Pahlavi and its replacement with an Islamic republic under the leadership of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeni....   [tags: Political Science]

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Targeted Killings in the Fight Against Terrorism

- Introduction Just ten years ago the United States publically condemned Israel’s use of targeted killings against Palestinian terrorists. Martin S. Indyk, the former American ambassador to Israel, said in a statement on 5 July 2001, '‘The United States government is very clearly on the record as against targeted assassinations…they are extrajudicial killings, and we do not support that.’' However, after September 11th, the US makes frequent use of the controversial tactic in the global war on terrorism....   [tags: Terrorism]

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World War One and The Middle East

- Introduction Over the course of human history, wars have always created, destroyed or enveloped nations, states or empires. Examples of these include the Final War of the Roman Republic, which culminated with the Battle of Actium in 31 BCE, to the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 which created a unified German state. However, World War One is known to have had the greatest impact on human civilization. It dragged in almost every continent into the conflict, halted global trade, led to the demolition of four empires, and gave nationalism everywhere a boost....   [tags: International Conflict ]

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Absolute Monarchy in Different Empires Throughout History

- Absolute monarchs ruled though the policy of absolutism. Absolutism declared that the king ruled though divine right with a legitimate claim to sole and uncontested authority (French State Building and Louis XIV). On this basis, Louis XIV of France and Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire were both absolute monarchs. Each ruler believed that his power belonged to him and him alone due to divine right. They showed their absolute power by living lavishly, increased their power by waging wars, and kept their power by ensuring complete loyalty of their subjects....   [tags: absolutism, louis XIV, suleiman I]

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Not Even My Name by Theo Halo

- Woodrow Wilson had a different solution to the monarchy-vacuum: ethnically-based, national democracies. In a way, he is replacing the adherence to one family's bloodline with adherence to a collective bloodline. The crumbling Ottoman Empire is one power that attempted such a national identity. Britain began to carve up the Ottoman Empire into little pieces, leaving the ethnic Turks, who had been dominant in the empire, with a considerably smaller base of land. In reaction, Mustafa Kemal, a military commander, led them to move their capital inland to Ankara and declare war on the states that were claiming pieces of Anatolia....   [tags: woodrow wilson, japanese, democracy]

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The Transformation of Civil-Military Relations in Turkey

- Thorny Road of Change The Transformation of Civil–Military Relations in Turkey Subject: Political Cultures and Economies in Transition Before Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s sudden rise to fame, the renowned example of civilian-military relations anomaly in the Middle East is Turkey: elected officials run routine government business under the watch of a powerful military, and they are ready to be deposed if things go awry. Today, we see a different image of the civilian government gaining ground and senior commanders of the military willing to concede....   [tags: political cultures and economies in transition]

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Personal Statement: I Want a Business Degree

- ... I’m currently completing my studies in Little Ilford School; I have been predicted A-C's for my GSCEs. The GCSEs that I chose were: Religious Education, History and French. For my Religious Education GCSE I obtained an 'A' and now strive to achieve not just ‘A’s but, 'A*'s for my other subjects. Being an indomitable and motivated person I have high expectation for myself therefore, I set myself goals which are achievable and create a pathway for me to be successful in the future. During my time in secondary school, my skills have payed off at various occasions for example: due to my hard work and effort I was amongst the few people chosen to go to France in Year 8, which was one of the m...   [tags: career choices and opportunities]

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The Relationship Between Western And Western Imperialism

- 1. Discuss the relationship between western industrialism and western imperialism. In the nineteenth century the industrial revolution had spread to the continent of Europe. The industrial revolution got under way, subsidizing investors, providing incentives to factory owners and improving transportation network. Also in the nineteenth century a new phase of western expansion into Asia and Africa began for imperialism. Originally the western imperialism started in Europe as well. Europe in the nineteenth century was becoming a major player in the trading network....   [tags: World War II, Soviet Union, World War I]

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Education Is The For A Prosperous Future

- ... In their book Racial Domination, Racial Progress the Sociology of Race in America, authors Matthew Desmond & Mustafa Emirbayer elaborate on an issue that can be utilized to illustrate the modern day educational emphasis. It was stated by the authors, that Indian children were forced to attend and make theirs an educational system structured around Christianity. Though it is likely that some may criticize my argument; like many Indian children, many African Americans and minorities are forced to not only learn, but come to accept the things presented to them in a white dominant system....   [tags: United States, Education, Race, School]

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Education's Role in Trinidad and Tobago

- Education and schooling has always played a pivotal role in the development of societies the world over and specifically in the context of Trinidad and Tobago. Education and schooling in this country as in any other is an investment in citizens that will reap benefits for all through research and innovation, physical and social mobility, improved opportunities and health. Though the exam – driven nature of our system makes it different from North America (Lochan 2005), education remains the means through which we can demonstrate how, as a people we are dependent on each other as we attempt to build communities in which we can live harmoniously despite our cultural differences....   [tags: Caribbean Education, Caribbean schools]

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Islam and Gender Equality in Turkey

- Unlike its other Islamic neighbors, Turkey abolished Sharia law and became a secular nation in the 1920s. As a result, women in Turkey had rights and freedoms not enjoyed by women in any other predominantly Islamic country (Arat 870). The first president of the newly transformed country was named Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who wore western-style clothing. Though Turkey was secular, it was not democratic, as one party ruled (Arat 870). By the 1950s things began to change again as Turkey transitioned to a multi-party system and the Islamists began to campaign more loudly and publicly for the right to practice their faith in public (Arat 871)....   [tags: Islam ]

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Turkey's Accession to the European Union

- Relations between Turkey and European integration institutions began with Turkey’s application for associate membership in the European Economic Community(EEC) in 1959. Turkey applied for full membership in the EEC in 1987 but did not gain candidate status until 1999. Since 1999, relations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) have gained momentum, and Turkey’s EU accession negotiations began in 2005. Since that time, discussions about the implications of Turkey’s prospective EU membership have become more serious and extensive in both Turkey and the EU.the potential advantages and drawbacks of Turkey’s EU membership for both Turkey and the EU....   [tags: European Union Essays]

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The Legitimacy of U.S. Drone Strikes

- Introduction September 11 attacks marked an unprecedented development and advancement of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones. Because of their technological capabilities and strategic advantages, drones have been used by the United States government as one of the main weapons in ‘war against terrorism.’ An unmanned aircraft was first used by Elmer Sperry, creator of the gyroscope, when sinking a German captured battleship, but its usage for military purposes began after 1985 (Shaw, 2012, p....   [tags: jus ad bellum, terrorism, Pakistan, Bush, Obama]

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Brave New World by Aldoux Huxley

- Science and Technology have a strong influence on the daily lives of the citizens in the world state. The first influence is through the use of drugs and in particular, soma. Soma is a drug that is used in the world state by everyone to create false happiness. When john, Bernard and Helmholtz meet Mustafa mond the leader of the world state, Mond explains the beneficial effects of simply consuming one drug on a daily basis. “Now, you swallow two or three half-gramme tablets, and there you are. Anybody can be virtuous now....   [tags: science, technology, religion]

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Taking a Look at Syrian Kurds

- Sometime in late October 2013, as Syria’s civil war raged one, Muslim fighters captured the strategic town of Yarubiyah on the border between Iraq and Syria. The loss of Yarubiyah was a defeat for the Jihadist rebel groups attempting to overthrow the embattled dictator Bashar Al-Assad. However, their defeat did not come at the hands of Assad’s forces. In the midst of the civil war, a third party has fortified its stake in the future of Syria: the Kurds. Initially insisting on their neutrality at the outset of the conflict, the Kurds soon took control of a large swath of territory in Northern Syria....   [tags: struggle for autonomy, civil war]

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Business Analysis: Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

- ... According to Mankiw et al. (2012), price of seat increases will cause the quantity supplied increases which is stated in the law of supply. Climatic condition such as storm causes the supply curve shift downward (refer to Figure 1). This means the quantity supplied decreases during that time. Demand, shows quantity of a product consumers are willing to purchase, at different price points, during a certain time period. There is a negative relationship between price and quantity demanded of the commodity concerned, demand curve slope downward (Mankiw et al., 2012)....   [tags: oligopoly, profit reduction, fuel cost]

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Wildfire Is An Abiotic Ecological Disturbance

- Wildfire is an abiotic ecological disturbance with a disparate global distribution, initiated by the presence of three fundamental conditions: ignitable vegetation, an environment conducive to combustion, and a catalyst. Whilst these three conditions offer assistance in the prediction of where pyrogeographical hazards may occur, extreme weather conditions and human activity can foster new environments in which wildfires may transpire (Van der Werf et al, 2006). Recent geographical developments have changed the emphasis from analysis of human responses to wildfire, to socio-psychological, cultural and political ecological analyses of why humans are endangered by these natural processes, and h...   [tags: Risk, Sociology, Hazard, Human behavior]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World A Brave New World is a thrilling combination of both malicious and brilliant morals and symbols. This “Brave New World” is a dystopian society set in 2540 A.D. or 632 A.F. (After Ford). It is a novel about how happiness cannot be artificially grown or taught, it is one’s own and is different for everyone. Bernard and Helmholtz are the only people in their dystopian society to really think for their selves. The most significant characters in the book are Bernard Marx, John the Savage, Lenina Crowne, Mustafa Mond, and Helmholtz Watson....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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A Reflection On The Prayer Center

- Brotherhood As I begin to slow down and take the right turn into the Orland Park Prayer Center, I began to reminisce about my childhood and how important this place was to me and my family. I had just walked into the mosque and was politely greeted by everyone I seen there whether I knew them or not, as always. We began to line up shoulder to shoulder to start our Isha prayer, which is the nightly prayer done daily part of the five daily prayers. After the prayer was over, the Imam, the one who leads the prayers in the mosque, began his inspiring lessons on Islam, as we all sat and listened quietly.The Imam then approached me and asked “Ameen right?” I nodded yes with a smile and a firm ha...   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Muslim, Prayer]

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Objectification And Its Effects On Society

- Objectification can be roughly defined as the seeing a person as an object. Objectification has been around for years throughout society, and is unavoidable. Most people assume women are the only ones to be objectified, but there are many instances in society where men have fallen under the same circumstances. People fail to realize that they are sexualizing the male body as much as a female’s body, and do not realize the negative effects of objectification. Some say only women are being objectified in society, but in reality men experience objectification and have their own negative effects in regards to it....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female body shape, Female]

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William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

- William Shakespeare once wrote “love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” Even dating all the way back to the 1500’s, love was something that could be understood and felt just as it is today, which is proven through the famous work of William Shakespeare, who is known as the most influential writer in all of English literature. The young love between Romeo (Montague) and Juliet (Capulet), two “star-crossed lovers” in Shakespeare’s famous tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, may have been destined to fail due to their fate and young age....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Characters in Romeo and Juliet]

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The Slavery Of The United States

- ... Garner, and Ms. Bland, there is a unique resemblance among them, and that is being fleshed by brown skin color. Gay expresses her belief and says what perhaps we all already know, that in today’s society there is a strong factor that decides many things, and that factor is simply being Black. Apart from this intriguing and important point, I also believe Gay goes on to express another point worthy of mentioning. She differently yet similarly elaborates on the simile I provided in the introductory paragraph; “awful chains that drag him back”....   [tags: African American, Race, Race, Racism]

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The Iranian Revolution And Its Aftermath

- ... With this change in what is now known as Iran, the Muslim Clergy were granted ultimate political power and the Muslim dominated population of Iran were Shiites. The majority of the worlds Muslims today are Sunni Muslims with Iran and Iraq being two of the few Shi’a countries. There are many differences between Sunni Islam and Shi’a Islam however the separating factor remains that Sunni Muslims believe Abu Baker (who was the first Caliph) to be the rightful Caliph in 632-634 CE however Shi’a Muslims believe Ali Ibn Abi Talib should have been the first Caliph....   [tags: Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Iranian Revolution]

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Modern Day And Old Age Art

- ... As I think back to my experiences with art and analyze the context I have learned in class, it is rare, that art is utilized to illustrate the struggles, social challenges, and lack of resources of minority groups living in disadvantaged communities. Art in some instances can display the horrible struggles being lived in many of America 's communities. Before I go on to state a form of art (rap) which in my opinion illustrates some of the struggles being lived by many, I will first give reference to this week 's readings, and the PowerPoint titled chapter 8 esthetics, which can be found on the resources tab of our Sakai class platform....   [tags: African American, United States, Lil Wayne, Art]

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The Women Of The Egyptian Slavery

- ... Although rape by an owner was legal because she belonged to him and he did not need her consent. By law her situation should have improved when she discovered she was pregnant because her child would have been born free, and Shemsigul was no longer able to be sold (88:2). She feels powerless in the situation of constantly being sold and moved around to different harems. Shemsigul endures many levels of violence during her enslavement. When she told her owner of her pregnancy he forced her to take medicines that should have caused an abortion....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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