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  • The Impact Of Globalization On China

    Globalisation is the process of increased integration between different countries and economies resulting in the establishment of a single global market and greater influence internationally on economic activity. This influence has had a major impacts both positive and negative, especially on what are known as the BRICS economies, the world's 5 major emerging economies which includes China. Over the past 4 decades China has benefited greatly from globalisation and its current size would not have…

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  • Why Did The Industrial Revolution Occur In Africa

    The role that Britain played was that it’s coal deposits laid a foundation onto which the Industrial Revolution was built (Allen, 2011, 14). Britain’s access to coal made industrialisation possible. Culture is another cause of the Industrial Revolution. The transformation of European culture together with the adjustment and extinction of non- Western culture was the most dominant reason for the expansion of Europe (Cameron, 1993…

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  • Industrialised Western Culture: The Meiji Restoration

    the government increased it’s investment in new industries and technologies. As Japan citizens began to live in cities that introduced them to abroad influences, creating social situations in which the traditional authority was undermined. Industrialisation neglected traditional values, and emphasised efficiency, independence, individualism and materialism. Because so many Japanese citizens where…

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  • Theme Of Control In Metropolis

    The understanding of control stems from a rise in power that can corrupt individuals and societies who maintain upon it. This is evident through Fritz Lang’s Film “Metropolis” as he gathers understanding from events within his context. These events mainly include the German loss of World War I and the rise of the Weimar Republic and its values. These events are captured to depict a rising society who uses its workers to benefit from their suffering. In a similar fashion, this is also depicted…

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  • Childhood And Youth: A Comparative Analysis

    There are two main approaches when it comes to dealing with children and youth; the welfare and justice based approaches. This response will compare and contrast the difference between the two, and comment on how each approach constructs childhood and youth. The welfare based approach involves around the concern of the wellbeing of children and young people. It is used in the context of legal system to justify the intervention of children or young people from facing the criminal justice system.…

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  • Essay On Why Did Great Britain Become The First Industrial Nation

    Why was Great Britain the first Industrial nation? Great Britain had an abundance of factors that gave it a significant advantage over other countries and Empires when it came to Industrialisation. Britain had all it needed to begin this revolution as they had large amounts of natural resources such as coal, an increasing population due to agricultural improvements, the development of new inventions and most importantly, an ever expanding Empire. All these factors contribute and provide the…

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  • 19th Century Colonialism

    A way in which the indigenous people in colonies were subjugated was through land divination. Colonists, realising that the more land they controlled the higher the profits would be, increasingly sought ways to achieve this. Naturally, the European colonists of India and Africa were of a higher economic standing than their native counterparts, and used various methods to lay claim to large areas of land and the most fertile ground. Subsequently, it meant that any individual native enterprise was…

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  • Affects Of The Industrial Revolution

    purchase it and leading to the increase in economic growth. Along with growing consumers, the supply of goods would have to increase as well to support it and the transportation has to be revolutionised to move the goods to places more effectively. Industrialisation had benefited large amount of people. It created plenty of jobs for the people, wages rose, labour unions won the right to bargain. Yet, in spite of the many positive effects, there were still negative effects existing. With the…

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  • Henry Oster: A Holocaust Survivor

    the political struggles and consequent effects. Most people find it overwhelming to try to remember and understand experiences they have never experienced directly but studying real life individuals gives us an incredible insight on how the industrialisation of death occurred under the Nazi’s rule. It’s really important to remember the holocaust because it was not that far away, and most significantly not that long ago. The millions of innocent that…

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  • Metropolis And 1984 Analysis

    the value, significance and context of each through the differing perspectives they present on the same thematic concerns. [Q] Fritz Lang’s 1927 expressionist film Metropolis portrays the loss of human autonomy through the lens of the rise of industrialisation in Weimar Germany and conveys the message of the importance of mediation. Contrastingly, George Orwell’s 1948 dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) explores the loss of human autonomy, influenced by totalitarian regimes of the…

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