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Southern African Development Coordination Conference Sadcc: An Assessment Of Economic Integration And Reduction Of Dependency In The Region, Eddie E. Ogoun Dec 1987

Southern African Development Coordination Conference Sadcc: An Assessment Of Economic Integration And Reduction Of Dependency In The Region, Eddie E. Ogoun

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This research is aimed at assessing SADCC in relation to the degree to which it has accomplished its own aims, regional economic integration and reduction of dependency. The study has relied on and used the dependency theory which holds that the development in a peripheral capitalist system is a continuous process of dispossessing the less developed countries of their raw materials in favor of maintaining the advancement of the capitalist countries. In short, neo-colonial dependence view of underdevelopment attributes a large part of the Third World's continuing and worsening poverty to the existence and policies of the industrial capitalist ...


Single Party And National Integration In Africa The Case Of The Mpr In Zaire, Ben O. Olofio Jul 1987

Single Party And National Integration In Africa The Case Of The Mpr In Zaire, Ben O. Olofio

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The aim of this study was to determine whether or not the Mouvement Populaire de la Revolution (MPR) as a single political party in Zaire has brought about national integration in the country. The Charter of the Party, herein referred to as the Nsele Manifesto, states that "the MPR intends to restore the state authority and the union of the Zaireans for the sake and the grandeur of the Republic." Carried out from a historical materialist perspective, the study comes up with three major findings. First, from a behavioral standpoint the MPR has implemented a vertical integration in Zaire as ...


Removing Elected Officials From Office: The Use Of The Recall In Georgia, Marion E. Orr Jul 1987

Removing Elected Officials From Office: The Use Of The Recall In Georgia, Marion E. Orr

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This thesis examines the effectiveness of Georgia's "Public Officers Recall Act" as a tool for Georgians seeking to remove elected officials from office. The methodology employed in this study is the case study approach.

The results of this study indicate that Georgia's recall law is effective. The results are significant because they indicate that voters in Georgia have an effective means to challenge and oust elected officials who are no longer satisfactory to them.