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1984

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Phoenix Renewed: The Survival And Mutation Of Utopian Thought In North American Science Fiction, 1965-1982, Hoda Moukhtar Zaki Dec 1984

Phoenix Renewed: The Survival And Mutation Of Utopian Thought In North American Science Fiction, 1965-1982, Hoda Moukhtar Zaki

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This dissertation is concerned with the status of utopian thought in modern times. As such it is concerned with a historic problem in political theory, i.e., how to visualize a perfect human community. Since the turn of the 20th century, we have seen a decline in utopian literature. A variety of commentators, including Mannhein: and Mumford, noted and decried this trend. It seemed ironic to those observers that utopia's demise would occur when humanity was closest to realizing material abundance for all. My research evaluates this irony. The primary data of my work are drawn from the genre ...


The European Economic Community And The Third World: Rhetoric And Reality, Hashim T. Gibrill May 1984

The European Economic Community And The Third World: Rhetoric And Reality, Hashim T. Gibrill

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This dissertation centers on the economic treaty relations which have been forged between the European Economic Community (EEC) and groupings of Third World states. These formalized relations began to take shape from the inception of the EEC in 1957; in their present form they comprise a significant feature of the contemporary world political economy.

Widely differing perceptions exist as to the essential character of these relations. Some commentators see them as a substantial reformulation, in the direction of greater equality, of past unequal relations between Western Europe and its former colonies. Other commentators see these relations as an updating and ...