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Bill Clinton And The Rhetoric Of Chief Legislator: Did Deeds Follow Words?, Donna R. Hoffman, Alison D. Howard Oct 2005

Bill Clinton And The Rhetoric Of Chief Legislator: Did Deeds Follow Words?, Donna R. Hoffman, Alison D. Howard

Alison Dana Howard

With a State of the Union address, the president seeks to exert leadership by setting the nation on a path, outlining an agenda, and using the art of persuasion to achieve his policy goals. One means that a president uses to signal his legislative agenda to Congress and the American public is the State of the Union address (SUA). While the policies mentioned in this speech do no encompass the whole of the president's legislative agenda, the policies mentioned indicate the items which the administration has chosen to highlight publicly before both Congress and the rest of the country ...


Entrepreneurs, Organizational Strength And The Pursuit Of Public Goods By Voluntary Organizations, Elizabeth Stiles Sep 2005

Entrepreneurs, Organizational Strength And The Pursuit Of Public Goods By Voluntary Organizations, Elizabeth Stiles

Elizabeth A. Stiles

No abstract provided.


A Sequential Theory Of Decentralization: Latin American Cases In Comparative Perspective, Tulia Falleti Jul 2005

A Sequential Theory Of Decentralization: Latin American Cases In Comparative Perspective, Tulia Falleti

Tulia G. Falleti

No abstract provided.


"She Brought Only A Skirt": Print Media Coverage Of Elizabeth Dole's Bid For The Republican Presidential Nomination, Caroline Heldman, Susan Carroll, Stephanie Olson Jun 2005

"She Brought Only A Skirt": Print Media Coverage Of Elizabeth Dole's Bid For The Republican Presidential Nomination, Caroline Heldman, Susan Carroll, Stephanie Olson

Caroline Heldman

This article analyzes two data sets to determine differences in print media coverage of Elizabeth Dole and five other Republican contenders for the presidential nomination in 1999: George W. Bush, John McCain, Alan Keyes, Gary Bauer, and Steve Forbes. Our findings indicate that Dole received a differential amount and type of print media coverage that was decidedly gendered and may have hindered her candidacy. Dole did not receive an amount of media coverage consistent with her standing as the number two candidate in the polls throughout the time period we examined, and the press paid more attention to Dole's ...


The Political Gamble: Government By Lot, Mindy Peden Dec 2004

The Political Gamble: Government By Lot, Mindy Peden

Mindy Peden

No abstract provided.


"Presidents And The Development Of Medicare In The U. S.", Max Skidmore Dec 2004

"Presidents And The Development Of Medicare In The U. S.", Max Skidmore

Max J. Skidmore

No abstract provided.


The Political Gamble, Mindy Peden Dec 2004

The Political Gamble, Mindy Peden

Mindy Peden

No abstract provided.


An Introduction To Southern Legislative Coalitions, Peter Wielhouwer, Stephen Shaffer, Charles Menifield, Keesha Middlemass Dec 2004

An Introduction To Southern Legislative Coalitions, Peter Wielhouwer, Stephen Shaffer, Charles Menifield, Keesha Middlemass

Peter W. Wielhouwer

No abstract provided.


"The Presidency Of U. S. Grant: A Reconsideration", Max Skidmore Dec 2004

"The Presidency Of U. S. Grant: A Reconsideration", Max Skidmore

Max J. Skidmore

No abstract provided.


Toward Information Superiority: The Contribution Of Operational Net Assessment, Peter Wielhouwer Dec 2004

Toward Information Superiority: The Contribution Of Operational Net Assessment, Peter Wielhouwer

Peter W. Wielhouwer

Dr. Wielhouwer notes that achieving decision superiority hinges on information superiority. He introduces the concept of operational net assessment, as well as its process and product, identifying them as enablers of effects-based planning and effects-based operations. The synergy of these tools provides joint force commanders extensive information in advance of a crisis, leading to actionable knowledge and decision superiority that facilitate the effective application of diplomatic, economic, informational, and military power.


Black Representation In Georgia, Peter Wielhouwer, Keesha Middlemass Dec 2004

Black Representation In Georgia, Peter Wielhouwer, Keesha Middlemass

Peter W. Wielhouwer

No abstract provided.


State Of The Union 2005 Coverage, Alison Howard Dec 2004

State Of The Union 2005 Coverage, Alison Howard

Alison Dana Howard

No abstract available


Bennett W. Smith And The Ministerial Influence On Political Life In Buffalo, Sherri Wallace Dec 2004

Bennett W. Smith And The Ministerial Influence On Political Life In Buffalo, Sherri Wallace

Sherri L. Wallace

No abstract.


The Florence Stockade In South Carolina, J. Michael Martinez Dec 2004

The Florence Stockade In South Carolina, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

Abstract forthcoming.


The Unconstitutionality Of Class-Based Statutory Limitations On Presidential Nominations: Can A Man Head The Women's Bureau At The Department Of Labor?, Donald J. Kochan Dec 2004

The Unconstitutionality Of Class-Based Statutory Limitations On Presidential Nominations: Can A Man Head The Women's Bureau At The Department Of Labor?, Donald J. Kochan

Donald J. Kochan

Can a man be the Director of the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor? According to Congress, the answer is no. Congress has stated by statute that a woman must be the nominee to head the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor. The key questions are: (1) even if it makes sense on policy grounds, is it constitutional? and (2) if we accept such a statutory limitation power what are the potential precedential consequences for other appointment matters? This Article’s case study is particularly relevant today, examining just how far Congress can go to limit ...


If Afghanistan Has Failed, Then Afghanistan Is Dead: ‘Failed States’ And The Inappropriate Substitution Of Legal Conclusion For Political Description, David D. Caron Dec 2004

If Afghanistan Has Failed, Then Afghanistan Is Dead: ‘Failed States’ And The Inappropriate Substitution Of Legal Conclusion For Political Description, David D. Caron

David D. Caron

A Bush Administration memorandum argued that the Geneva Conventions did not apply in Afghanistan because Afghanistan was no longer a state and therefore no longer a party to those treaties. This article argues both that there is not precedent for such a "failed state" doctrine and that it is, as a normative matter, not a desirable doctrine. It is argued that the memorandum inappropriately jumped from the political science description of a state that can no longer deliver basic services to the legal conclusion that the state no longer existed. A step taken despite the fact that no state (including ...


Politics Of The Third World, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2004

Politics Of The Third World, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.