POLIS Journal Summer 2009
Welcome to the first edition of our new journal showcasing the best of our undergraduate students' work.
POLIS Journal Vol.1 Summer 09
Qualified to be President? An Evaluation of the Presidential Candidates Remaining in the Race on the 10th of February, in Terms of Whether they Have the Qualities Necessary to Lead Effectively as President, by Tom Johnson, BA (Hons) Political Studies.
- Download Tom Johnson paper [PDF: 48KB]
Indigenous Languages as 'Developmentals', by Adham Hanafi, BA (Hons) International Development Major with Politics (PA).
- Download Adham Hanafi paper [PDF: 120KB]
An Analysis of the Discourse Employed by the British Government to 'Sell' the War in Iraq, by Samuel Muston, BA (Hons) Political Studies.
- Download Samuel Muston paper [PDF: 145KB]
An Assessment of the Strategic Compatibility of the War on Terror & the War on Drugs in the Case of Afghanistan, by Jenna Teasedale, BA (Hons) International Relations.
- Download Jenna Teasedale paper [PDF: 130KB]
The Rise of Fascism: Assessing the Constitution of the Weimar Republic, by Jeremy Coldrey, BA (Hons) Political Studies (Work Placement).
- Download Jeremy Coldrey paper [PDF: 154KB]
Japan's Norm Defiance: The Case of Whaling in 2007, by Gro Slotsvik, BA (Hons) International Relations and Japanese.
- Download Gro Slotsvik paper [PDF: 116KB]
The International Community and Intervention in Cases of Genocide, by Amy Dowell, BA (Hons) International Relations.
- Download Amy Dowell paper [PDF: 167KB]
'Sovereignty as Responsibility' and Darfur: 2003 to the Present Day, by Katy Showman, BA (Hons) Politics and Parliamentary Studies.
- Download Katy Showman paper [PDF: 156KB]
Displaced People and the Challenge to Development, by Sarah Haynes, BA (Hons) International Development Major with Geography (PA).
- Download Sarah Haynes paper [PDF: 197KB]
HIV/AIDS and Economic Policy: The cases of Zambia and Botswana, by Emma Richards, BA (Hons) Political Studies.
- Download Emma Richards paper [PDF: 180KB]
The journal also recognises excellent student achievement, hence the inclusion of Tom Johnson's essay, which received an honourable mention certificate for the British Association of American Studies (BAAS) Ambassador's Award for an undergraduate essay. These student papers therefore provide a fitting way to launch this journal.