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1980

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African States: Settlement Of Political Disputes: The Role Of The Organization Of African Unity, 1963-1979. A Historical Review And Speculative Analysis, Etane Ebokely Benjamin Sakwe Aug 1980

African States: Settlement Of Political Disputes: The Role Of The Organization Of African Unity, 1963-1979. A Historical Review And Speculative Analysis, Etane Ebokely Benjamin Sakwe

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This thesis is a historical review and an analytical study of the role of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in settling African conflicts. The study begins with a brief account of the formation of the Organization of African Unity. It proceeds with an examination of the OAU Charter and the Commission of Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration. It then reviews and analyzes the role of the OAU in settling nine major selected disputes and ends with a recommendation for the creation of an All-African High Command, which I believe would make the OAU more effective.

This study is of importance ...


The Politics Of The Police System In Predominately Black Cities, Elsie L. Scott Aug 1980

The Politics Of The Police System In Predominately Black Cities, Elsie L. Scott

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The interrelationship between the police and their political environment is addressed in this study. The Focus is placed on attempts made by black community residents and city officials to check abuses of police power and to bring about change within the Atlanta and Newark Police Departments. The key issues relevant to police-political environment relations in predominantly black cities are identified 3S: recruitment, selection, and training; residency; selection and removal of the chief police administrator; police brutality; and civilian complaint redress.

It is concluded that the political environment has played a role in bringing about change in the two police departments ...


The Administration Of Bail In Fulton County, Georgia 1950-1978: An Examination Of The Use Of Discretion In One Aspect Of Criminal Justice, Joseph Howard Silver Aug 1980

The Administration Of Bail In Fulton County, Georgia 1950-1978: An Examination Of The Use Of Discretion In One Aspect Of Criminal Justice, Joseph Howard Silver

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This dissertation is a study of the use of discretion in the bail system and also a study of the oppressive aspects of the bail system in the United States in general and Fulton County, Georgia in particular. Throughout the criminal justice system the fate of a greater number of lives is determined by the discretion of judicial authorities. These judicial authorities determine whether or not defendants will be incarcerated and if so, for how long. Often these judicial authorities are neither aware of nor sensitive to problems and frustrations of the defendants. Hence the discretion of judicial authorities might ...


A Study Of Higher Education Policies And Their Implementation By The Nigerian Military Regimes 1966-1978, Sunday I. Obong May 1980

A Study Of Higher Education Policies And Their Implementation By The Nigerian Military Regimes 1966-1978, Sunday I. Obong

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This study seeks to establish a basic theory that explains the policies and practices of civilian and military regimes on higher education in Nigeria. Specifically, the study seeks to determine whether or not the Nigerian military regimes gave top priority to higher education through financing, planning and staffing of the universities system of Nigeria. The first chapter is designed to set a general guideline for this research, mainly pointing to various methodological and theoretical foundations of the research. Chapter Two throws some light on the development of the British colonial policies that have influenced the contemporary behavior of the Nigerian ...


Nigeria's Neo-Colonial Status, A Step In The Direction Of True Independence, Okon Peter Udo May 1980

Nigeria's Neo-Colonial Status, A Step In The Direction Of True Independence, Okon Peter Udo

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No abstract provided.


Housing For The Elderly: An Analysis Of The Process Through Which The City Of Atlanta, Georgia Seeks To Provide Adequate Housing For Its Elderly Citizens, 1977-1978, James Daniel Steele May 1980

Housing For The Elderly: An Analysis Of The Process Through Which The City Of Atlanta, Georgia Seeks To Provide Adequate Housing For Its Elderly Citizens, 1977-1978, James Daniel Steele

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No abstract provided.


Ethnic Stratification In Liberia, Zelma Suzanne (Ife) Williams May 1980

Ethnic Stratification In Liberia, Zelma Suzanne (Ife) Williams

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No abstract provided.