The study of women and their contributions to the political economy is a diverse topic


  Writer Courtney Duncan Political economy refers to different, but related approaches to studying economic and political behaviours in reference to other fields such as law, education, health, social environment and gender. The fundamental driving force of political economy is economic progress in relation to the division of labour and the development of science. Labour within our society is a fascinating and diverse theme because of the role of women as changed so much since the early 1600s. Themes such as scientific evolution, politics, religion, indigenous cultures and European cultures have all influenced the political economy on a global scale. … Continue reading The study of women and their contributions to the political economy is a diverse topic

BLACK DEATH AND MEDIEVAL EUROPE


  When I was a younger man, I remembered the panic and understood the threat of the epidemic known as AIDS. Initially, the virus only threatened the lives of same sex men, but it soon spread to the heterosexual community. The world witnessed a cultural change that epitomised a more traditional lifestyle when AIDS moved into the heterosexual community. The disease blamed on LGBTQ community and many other groups such as people from Haiti and Africa. Historians and other scholars are now writing the devastation of AIDS. These scholars are now comparing the epidemic to another disease known as the … Continue reading BLACK DEATH AND MEDIEVAL EUROPE

Vampires Evil Monster or Innocent Victims? …………Essay!


  A character is an individual or creature in an art form of the narrative variety such as a book, theatre, painting or film. The character Elizabeth Bathory, from the film, The Countess and the vampire Carmilla from the novel titled, Carmilla written by Sheridan Le Fanu has two powerful female characters who are opposites in life, but in death, you see the characters evil similarity.  For example, the basic component to both characters is flat versus round character. An explanation of a flat character is an uncomplicated person. The definition of a round character is a complex figure. Furthermore, … Continue reading Vampires Evil Monster or Innocent Victims? …………Essay!

Indigenous Canada


  Abstract As we approach reading week and I think of all the assignments and presentations due, the journal writings that depict the Indigenous culture and ways of knowing stand out as the most critical dialogue to date in my college career. My readings and documentary films prove that Indigenous people were the key factor in Europeans surviving in the new world. Moreover, the Indigenous stories of creation resemble all stories of creation, and my personal study proves that the Indigenous people were strong and brave men who fought to the end for freedom. The journal introduces various aborigine stories … Continue reading Indigenous Canada

Dark Prince vs Dracula 1992 movie review


Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula is a movie based on the historical account of a man who committed horrible crimes towards humanity. The main character in the film is Vlad Tepes a Romanian prince who fights the Ottoman Empire and the rival nobles to regain is title and freedom for people. The film portrays Vlad as a national hero, a barbaric murderer and the Anti- Christ in league with the devil. The purpose of the movie review is to summarize the thesis and compare it to the Hollywood version of Dracula starring Keanu Reeves and Gary Oldman. The … Continue reading Dark Prince vs Dracula 1992 movie review

Shambleau A Journal Analysis


  Shambleau is the first story published by C. L. Moore in the November 1933 issue of weird tales. To many fans of the genre,  C.L. Moore is the uncrowned Grand Wizard of science fiction and fantasy.  Had she been in good health and not died in 1987 she would be the first female Grand Wizard. To date, we have 33 Grand Wizards, and only 5 of them are women. It says much about her writing and recognition from colleagues. Shambleau is a brilliant short story because the tale entwined itself with perfection and imperfection.  So subtle is the blending … Continue reading Shambleau A Journal Analysis

Conditions under which people obey authority and commit actions which go against conscience by Courtney Duncan


Abstract The essay proves that ruling power impacts our lives in more way than one. However, it is used to oppress and support groups of people in society commonly known depicted as Middle to lower class. The purpose of this essay is to prove that we as citizens subjugate ourselves to State laws and religious doctrines. The composition incorporates the study of Stanley Milgram, Phillip Zimbardo, a comparison of Nazi Germany, various readings and videos. My conclusion supports the statement that authority and compliance in our state are ultimate, controlled by groups of individuals known as the elite upperclassmen. Keywords: … Continue reading Conditions under which people obey authority and commit actions which go against conscience by Courtney Duncan

Eleanor of Aquitaine Rise of feminism by Courtney Duncan


  ELEANOR AQUITAINE The feminist movement or women’s liberation society is thought to have developed its initial stages in various countries at different times in Western Europe and North America. In the present day, scholars attest that the initial spores of feminism blossomed during the Enlightenment period from (1685-1815). The enlightenment period questioned the old feudal regime and power structure of the upper-class statement. In the period following the enlightenment, many views developed, however, feminism proved to be the most controversial and consistent impression-a-movement recognized today as one of the definitive oppositions towards a patriarchal administration. The purpose of this … Continue reading Eleanor of Aquitaine Rise of feminism by Courtney Duncan

Taiping Rebellion An Analysis!


The Taiping Rebellion and reason for its downfall Courtney H Duncan Sheridan College Davis Campus Author Note Thanking 2nd career, clients at Seva food bank Abstract In the nineteenth century, the Qing Dynasty faced a series of rebellions and uprisings which threatened to overthrow their dynasty. The greatest of these was the Taiping rebellion (1850-1864), which for much of its course was centered on Nanjing, thereby splitting the country in two. In the 14 year period of fighting it is estimated that 20 to 30 million people lost their lives. (Roberts, 2013, pg 169) The leader of the rebellion Hong … Continue reading Taiping Rebellion An Analysis!

The Contributions of Women to the political economy.


  Political economy refers to different, but related, approaches to studying economic and political behaviours in reference to other fields such as law, education, health, social environment and gender. The fundamental driving force of political economy is economic progress in relation to the division of labour and the development of science. Labour within our society is a fascinating and diverse theme because the role of women as changed so much since the early 1600s. Themes such as scientific evolution, politics, religion, indigenous cultures and European cultures have all influenced the political economy on a global scale. The study of women … Continue reading The Contributions of Women to the political economy.