Government Essays (Examples)

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What Is Public Administration Today

Pages: 8 (2502 words) Sources: 8 Document Type:response paper Document #:69284084

… do so the administration may very well do as it pleases without suffering any political repercussions (Savoie, 2006). The private administration is a non-governmental operation; the public administration is a government operation. Typically the public administration is organized bureaucratically while the private administration is organized hierarchically or with an egalitarian principle.
The advantages of … of the three perspectives, administrative federalism carries a unique significance.
At the federal level, administrative federalism is unique because it provides the federal government with the ability to “make front-line decisions about the scope of federal policy and whether such policy should preempt state law” (Rubenstein, 2015, … about the scope of federal policy and whether such policy should preempt state law” (Rubenstein, 2015, p. 171). In other words, the federal government gets to lay out a plan or argument for why or whether its will can trump the will or authority of the……

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References

Cann, S. (2007). The Administrative State, the Exercise of Discretion, and the Constitution. Public Administration Review, 67(4), 780–782.

EPA. (2015). Administrative discretion. Retrieved from  https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-11/documents/administrative_discretion_nonotesclean.pdf 

Reyes, P., & Pounder, D. G. (1993). Organizational orientation in public and private elementary schools. The Journal of Educational Research, 87(2), 86-93.

Reyes, D. R. (1998). Public sector reengineering: Practice, problems and prospects.

Rinaldi, M., Montanari, R., & Bottani, E. (2015). Improving the efficiency of public

administrations through business process reengineering and simulation: A case study. Business Process Management Journal, 21(2), 419-462.

Rubenstein, D. S. (2015). Administrative Federalism as Separation of Powers. Wash. & Lee L. Rev., 72, 171.

Savoie, D. J. (2006). What is wrong with the new public management?. In Comparative Public Administration (pp. 593-602). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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Democracy In America In The 21st Century

Pages: 7 (2223 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:23576697

“Where Do We Go From Here?”
Democracy was meant to be government by the rule of the people. Athens is most famous for being the ancient city-state to represent democratic government and in a way the city-state was best situated for democracy: the people were educated and keen on performing their civic duty—at least … what is seen today, where various organs of the state operate unseen and through unelected (i.e., appointed) officials who control the strings of government and have their pockets padded by insiders and lobbyists of various big businesses. Democracy is the buzzword of many an authoritarian government the world over today, yet democracy is hardly seen in reality. Both Mansbridge and Dahl talk about a free market system—and Friedman essentially … run amok, and the world is now living under a global command economy whose terms are dictated by a triumvirate of central banks, government leaders……

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Works Cited

Dahl, Robert. On Democracy.

Ferejohn, John. Is Inequality a Threat to Democracy?

Friedman, Milton. Capitalism and Freedom. University of Chicago Press.

Mansbridge, Jane. On the Importance of Getting Things Done. PS, 2012.

Runciman, David. The Confidence Trap. Princeton University Press.

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Compare Between Monarchy And Democracy

Pages: 4 (1301 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:80066348

… be ruled by monarchs. Today, monarchs thrive in the Middle East, particularly in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where a monarchical system of government has enabled the UAE to bring stability and leadership. However, challenges remain, and this paper will describe the pros and cons of a … of the monarchical structure, however, is…[break]…with those who seek to undermine their authority as well: the same well-financed groups that seek to influence government in democratic nations also seek to influence government in monarchies.
Monarchies can rule by edict, so long as they are absolute. If they are constitutional monarchies, the rulers have to abide … are not challenged and overturned by the Supreme Court (Lumen, 2020).
In conclusion, on the surface it may seem that monarchical systems of government and democratic systems of government are very different, but in reality they have more in common than meets the eye. Though……

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References

Brookings Institute. (2013). Kings for all seasons. Retrieved from  https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Resilience-Arab-Monarchies_English.pdf 

Katz, N. (2019). How super pacs shape u.s. Elections with advertisements that portraym candidates in ways publicly identified campaign ads often avoid. Retrieved from  https://scholars.org/contribution/how-super-pacs-shape-us-elections-advertisements-portray-candidates-ways-publicly 

Lumen. (2020). Forms of government. Retrieved from  https://courses.lumenlearning.com/atd-herkimer-introsociology/chapter/reading-forms-of-government/ 

Soskis, B. (2017). George Soros and the Demonization of Philanthropy. Retrieved from  https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/12/soros-philanthropy/547247/ 

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Domestic Terrorism And Extremist Groups

Pages: 13 (3981 words) Sources: 12 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:80039324

… in the US. Beinart (2017) notes for instance that Antifa has developed in the US in response to perceived authoritarianism by the US government. The members of Antifa associate today’s leaders with the Fascists of the 1930s and 1940s. The rise of the Black Panthers in the … seen that the rise of extremist groups in the US is essentially a reaction to policies and actions on the part of the government. The members of these groups feel marginalized and oppressed by the government and believe that there is no other choice or option left to them other than to take violent action against the government and its agents. For this reason, the Lone Wolf terrorist the Unabomber targeted Americans as a way to express his outrage for the … this reason, the Lone Wolf terrorist the Unabomber targeted Americans as a way to express his outrage for the……

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References

Barnett, B. A. (2015). 20 Years Later: A Look Back at the Unabomber Manifesto.  Perspectives on Terrorism, 9(6), 60-71.

Beinart, P. (2017). The rise of the violent left. Retrieved from  https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/09/the-rise-of-the-violent-left/534192/ 

Chatfield, A. T., Reddick, C. G., & Brajawidagda, U. (2015, May). Tweeting propaganda, radicalization and recruitment: Islamic state supporters multi-sided twitter networks. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (pp. 239-249).

Costello, M., & Hawdon, J. (2018). Who are the online extremists among us? Sociodemographic characteristics, social networking, and online experiences of those who produce online hate materials. Violence and gender, 5(1), 55-60.

DeCook, J. R. (2018). Memes and symbolic violence:# proudboys and the use of memes for propaganda and the construction of collective identity. Learning, Media and Technology, 43(4), 485-504.

Freberg, K., Graham, K., McGaughey, K., & Freberg, L. A. (2011). Who are the social media influencers? A study of public perceptions of personality. Public Relations Review, 37(1), 90-92.

Hamm, M &Spaaj, R. (2015). Lone wolf terrorism in America: Using knowledge of radicalization pathways to forge prevention strategies. U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved from  https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/248691.pdf 

Klein, A. (2019). From Twitter to Charlottesville: Analyzing the Fighting Words Between the Alt-Right and Antifa. International Journal of Communication, 13, 22.

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Weapons Of Mass Destruction WMD Antifa

Pages: 13 (3787 words) Sources: 12 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:67320498

… every industry to a standstill—such is the reliance of modern business upon the digital infrastructure. Thus, considering an EMP attack is something that government should take very seriously. As more and more of the world becomes dependent upon cyber infrastructure for the maintenance of other systems, the … time of attack.
Even though most of the energy infrastructure of the U.S. is privately owned, there is still a need for the government to provide security for it. The reason for this is that energy is a vital resource as it supports so many services in … for it. The reason for this is that energy is a vital resource as it supports so many services in the land. The government must defend the borders of its country to protect the people within. Securing the nation’s private energy infrastructure is no different in essence: ……

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References

Chatfield, A. T., Reddick, C. G., & Brajawidagda, U. (2015, May). Tweeting propaganda, radicalization and recruitment: Islamic state supporters multi-sided twitter networks. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (pp. 239-249).

Christenson, G. (2015). CBRN response. National Guard Bureau.

Freberg, K., Graham, K., McGaughey, K., & Freberg, L. A. (2011). Who are the social media influencers? A study of public perceptions of personality. Public Relations Review, 37(1), 90-92.

Garellek, A. (2016, March 4). The ISIS WMD Threat. The Cipher Brief. Retrieved from  https://www.thecipherbrief.com/article/middle-east/isis-wmd-threat 

Jennings, P. (2006). Miami port poses serious risks. Retrieved from  https://abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=131634&page=1 

Johnston, W.R. (2016, November 30). Summary of historical attacks using chemical or biological weapons. The Johnston Archive. Retrieved from  http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/terrorism/chembioattacks.html 

Klein, A. (2019). From Twitter to Charlottesville: Analyzing the Fighting Words Between the Alt-Right and Antifa. International Journal of Communication, 13, 22.

Maras, M-H. (2014). Transnational Security. Florida: CRC Press.

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Counterintelligence

Pages: 12 (3490 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:question answer Document #:11133529

… insider threats is one of the core aspects of the ONCIX strategy. As a new premier counterintelligence and security agency in the U.S. government, ONCIX needs a strong understanding of how to identify and deter insider threats. According to its strategy, “the most effective safeguard against insider ……

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Bibliography

Counter intelligence for National Security, CIA, 1993. https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/kent-csi/vol2no4/html/v02i4a10p_0001.htm

Johnston, David and James Risen, “U.S.had evidence of espionage,” New York Times, 2001. https://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/23/us/us-had-evidence-of-espionage-but-fbi-failed-to-inspect-itself.html

National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America 2016 (Strategy).  https://www.dni.gov/files/NCSC/documents/Regulations/National_CI_Strategy_2016.pdf 

Prunckun, Hank. 2012. Counterintelligence Theory and Practice, Lanham: Rowman&Littlefield Publishers Inc. Read the following: Chapters 8 to 14, pages 131 to 217. Appendices A to D, pages 219 to 231.

Richelson, Jeffrey. 2007. “The Pentagon’s Counterspies: The Counterintelligence Field Activity (CIFA).” (September 17). National Security Archive. Accessed January 19, 2017.  http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB230/ .

Van Cleave, Michelle. “Strategic Counterintelligence: What Is It and What Should We Do About It ?” 2007. CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence. https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/csi-studies/studies/vol51no2/strategic-counterintelligence.html

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Rights And The French Revolution

Pages: 8 (2520 words) Sources: 14 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:58574164

… in which Equality, Fraternity and Liberty were meant to be the ideals, would inadvertently usher in an era of Napoleonic rule.
The New Government
Montesquieu had attempted to identify the three fundamental types of government when he described the republican, the monarchical and the despotic forms. In a republic, the people (or their representatives) hold the power; in … the king and queen would be dead, and the leaders of the nation would be regicides, arguing among themselves over how a people’s government should be formed. [2: Montesquieu. “Montesquieu on Government Systems (1748).” French Revolution, January 18, 2018. Accessed November 4, 2019, https://alphahistory.com/frenchrevolution/montesquieu-on-government-systems-1748/.] [3: Colin Jones, The Great Nation (London: Penguin Books, 2003), 12.]
In the 18th century, the rights of man were not a matter … led to the Terror was a testament to the fact that the Revolutionaries in their various quests and pursuits to achieve the……

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Bibliography

Abbe Sieyes. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Preliminary to the French Constitution.\\\\\\\\\\\\" In The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief History with Documents, 2nd Edition, edited by Lynn Hunt, 78. Boston: Bedford, 2016.

Cook, Malcolm. Elections in the French Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

“French Constitution, Rights of Man and Citizen,” Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, accessed November 8, 2019,  http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/55 

Higonnet, Patrice. “The Harmonization of the Spheres,” The French Revolution and the Creation of Modern Political Culture, vol. 4, The Terror. Emerald Publishing, 1994.

Hunt, Lynn. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Introduction: The Revolutionary Origins of Human Rights.\\\\\\\\\\\\" In The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief History with Documents, 2nd Edition, edited by Lynn Hunt, 1-31. Boston: Bedford, 2016

Jones, Colin. The Great Nation. London: Penguin Books, 2003

Lembcke, Oliver, and Weber, Florian. “Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès : The Essential Political Writings.” 1 st ed. Vol. 9

Montesquieu. “Montesquieu on Government Systems (1748).” French Revolution, January 18, 2018. Accessed November 4, 2019,  https://alphahistory.com/frenchrevolution/montesquieu-on-government-systems-1748/

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Born In The USA By Bruce Springsteen

Pages: 4 (1170 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:72228440

Political Songs and Government
Born in the USA was written by Bruce Springsteen in 1981 after being inspired by a movie script sent to him called “Born … with so many vets returning from the Middle East, suffering from PTSD and on the brink of suicide (Ames et al., 2018). The government can act to……

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References

Ames, D., Erickson, Z., Youssef, N. A., Arnold, I., Adamson, C. S., Sones, A. C., ... & Oliver, J. P. (2018). Moral injury, religiosity, and suicide risk in US veterans and active duty military with PTSD symptoms. Military medicine, 184(3-4), e271-e278.

Konow, D. & Mercurio, J. (2015). Transformation in Art: The Films of Paul Schrader. Retrieved from  https://creativescreenwriting.com/transformation-in-art-the-films-of-paul-schrader/ 

Lyrics to Born in the USA

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Veteran Benefits Administration

Pages: 8 (2549 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:40459915

… to show veterans that their service has not been in vain or gone unnoticed—each soldier’s commitment is valued and in exchange the U.S. government ensures that each solder is taken care of upon returning to civilian life; 2) it provides compensation, insurance and other benefits to veterans; … from other places, too.
For example, the VBA also relies upon the assistance and partnerships of various organizations and departments within the federal government, such as the Small Business Administration, Department of Education, Department of Labor, and Office of Personnel. It also collaborates with third party organizations ……

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References

Cohen, S. (2019). Disband the Veterans Administration. Retrieved from  https://www.city-journal.org/veterans-administration-benefits 

Faurer, J., Rogers-Brodersen, A., & Bailie, P. (2014). Managing the re-employment of military veterans through the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Journal of Business & Economics Research (Online), 12(1), 55.

Hazle, M., Wilcox, S. L., & Hassan, A. M. (2012). Helping veterans and their families fight on!. Advances in Social Work, 13(1), 229-242.

Panangala, S. (2018). Department of Veterans Affairs FY2018 Appropriations. Retrieved from  https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R45047.pdf 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2014). Retrieved from  https://www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/about.asp 

VBA. (2019). Retrieved from  https://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/ 

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Incident Command System ICS

Pages: 9 (2818 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:51934248

… Every agency and individuals involved in disaster relief have a unique communication process, hierarchy, and language of operations. Conflicts and uncertainty surround various non-governmental and governmental organizations on resource distribution and authority. The need for a more collaborative and open management system led to the development of ICS and ……

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References

AmeriCorps St. Louis. (2016). “Missouri Winter Flooding 2016.” Retrieved from https://www. americorps-stl.org/our-teams/emergency-response-team/disaster-deployment-archive/missouri-winter-flooding-2016/.

Buck, Dick A., Joseph E. Trainor, and Benigno E. Aguirre. (2006). “A Critical Evaluation of the Incident Command System and NIMS.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 3(3).

Bigley, Gregory A. and Karlene H. Roberts. (2001). “The Incident Command System: High-Reliability Organizing for Complex and Volatile Task Environments.” Academy of Management Journal, 44(6): 1281-1299.

Butterfield, Karen. (2016, January 21). “AmeriCorps Helping Flood Victims Find Place to Stay.” The Missourian. Retrieved from  http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/washington/americorps-helping-flood-victims-find-place-to-stay/article_56f75bab-87de-5198-843e-bdfdb8229b5a.html .

Cardwell, Michael D. and Patrick T. Cooney. (2000). “Nationwide Application of the Incident Command System: Standardization Is the Key.” FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin 69.10: 10-16.

Cole, Dana. (2000). The Incident Command System: A 25-Year Evaluation by California Practitioners. National Fire Academy.

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). (2014). “Disaster Response Framework.” Retrieved from  http://www.nationalservice.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CNCS%20DSU%20  Disaster%20Response%20Framework.pdf.

Dynes, Russell Rowe. (1970). Organized Behavior in Disaster. Lexington, MA: Heath Lexington.

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