Britain

The Impact of War In Britain

The Impact of War at Home When war was declared, there were no celebrations. Instead the government took immediate action, and emergency powers, everyone was issued with gas masks in 1938. The bombing power of the Germans was something that was feared greatly by those that remembered the first war, and by the government, who […]

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Political systems of france and britain

COMPARITIVE POLITICS SEMINAR II – A DESCRIPTION OF TWO WESTERN EUROPEAN POLITICAL SYSTEMS FRANCE AND GREAT BRITAIN INTRODUCTION I chose these two systems, which interest me for different reasons. The British system is one that has evolved over many centuries, with both small and large adjustments along the way to keep in on course. In […]

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How Far Do We In Britain Live In A Democracy?

The definition of democracy is ‘rule by the people’, or ‘the power of the people’. The ‘demos’ comes from the ancient Greek, it is the people and ‘kratos’ is to rule. Democracy today has come to mean the decisions arrived by the majority (or a simple majority), the right of every citizen to vote and […]

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Britain Supermarket Chain

ASDA is a Britain supermarket chain, which retails clothes, food, general merchandise and financial services. ASDA became a supplementary of Wal-Mart, an American retail giant. In 1999, it was the world’s largest retailer and the second largest in the United Kingdom by market share. The supermarket’s grocery market in the United Kingdom stood at 16.5%. […]

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Should Britain Join the Euro

One of the primary arguments against joining is that there are severe structural differences between the members’ economies. These may well undermine the success of the project, meaning Britain would do well to stay out. There is no guarantee that the Euro will be successful, and this is a key issue to consider when assessing […]

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Was the period 1918-39 a period of economic failure for Britain

Economic failure could be defined as a period in history in which industrial production and productivity fell, unemployment rose on the whole, exports decreased, imports increased and disposable income and consequently consumer spending fell. It is also indicated by the loss of competitiveness for the staple industries in the global market. Growth of new industries […]

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey is the national mapping agency in Britain responsible for creates and updates its Geographic Information (digital and paper maps) for business, leisure, educational and administrative use. Up to 1999, it was belonging to the Government, but now its status has been changed to a Trading Fund. Thus, since the environment of Ordnance Survey […]

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Field Trip

Recently in Britain, people have begun to shop in out of town shopping centres or retail parks. This is because it is much more convenient to do all your shopping under one roof where everything you need is within close proximity. In the CBD there are specific shops that only sell a small range of […]

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Is Britain still a Patriarchal Society

Patriarchy is a concept of gender inequality. Bilton, T et al (2002 pg 139) defines patriarchy as being “A term used by feminists to refer to an overarching system of male dominance, often involving the dominance of senior men over junior men as well as over women. ” In the 19th century women were often […]

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The contention that ‘if we fail to learn from the mistakes of history we are doomed to repeat them’

‘Land is a living entity: it is the foundation of all life and it is finite. ‘1 Land is Britain’s most precious and irreplaceable natural resource yet has been under constant pressure to perform profitable uses especially with rapid population growth, and this economic priority has meant neglect, exploitation, and severe mismanagement of our land. […]

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