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National Development And Post Colonial Linkages In Mozambique And Guinea Bissau: An Exploratory Study, Ejeh Charles Ofor Dec 1983

National Development And Post Colonial Linkages In Mozambique And Guinea Bissau: An Exploratory Study, Ejeh Charles Ofor

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The major concern of this study is to examine the current process of national development in the two African states of Mozambique and Guinea Bissau. Recognizing the fact that the problem of development is the foremost challenge to all contemporary African nations, the pursuit of an alternative approach to the process of development by the two countries, is certainly a break-away from the change in continuity of the colonial capitalist mode of production, characteristic of Africa today. Contrary to the general practice in Africa which limits the concept of development to economics, and the enrichment of the petty bourgeoisie, the ...


The Politics Of Humanitarian Intervention: An Analysis Of The Humanitarian Organizations Role In The Nigerian Civil War 1967-1970, Ndubisi Obiaga Jul 1983

The Politics Of Humanitarian Intervention: An Analysis Of The Humanitarian Organizations Role In The Nigerian Civil War 1967-1970, Ndubisi Obiaga

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The mounting of relief operations by the -humanitarian organizations during the thirty month Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970), for the blockaded Eastern Region became the center of intense political controversy throughout the war. The study analyzes in detail the activities of the humanitarian organizations as well as their influence which they exerted on both parties involved in the crisis. The Federal Government of Nigeria has consistently maintained that the humanitarian organizations involved in the relief efforts in Biafra were guilty of intervention in their internal affairs. The humanitarian organizations insist that their actions were purely humanitarian. This study seeks to ex ...


An Analysis Of Felony Sentencing Practices In The District Courts Of Galveston County, Texas, Penny Lynne Pope Jul 1983

An Analysis Of Felony Sentencing Practices In The District Courts Of Galveston County, Texas, Penny Lynne Pope

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The purpose of this research is to determine if racial discrimination is evident in the Galveston County Criminal District Courts. This is to be accomplished by focusing on the sentences received by black and white defendants for specific felony offenses during 1979 through 1981. The offenses that are utilized in the study are: capital murder, murder (including voluntary and involuntary manslaughter); aggravated rape, rape; offenses against children including sexual abuse of, indecency with, rape of and injury to; aggravated assault; aggravated robbery, robbery; burglary of a habitation and burglary of a building. Six hundred cases were examined in these felony ...