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1989

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American Sports: The Exploitation Of Afro-American Athletes?, Wilbur Hopkins Tate Jul 1989

American Sports: The Exploitation Of Afro-American Athletes?, Wilbur Hopkins Tate

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The purpose of this thesis was to conduct a preliminary investigation to analyze the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) relationship to the treatment of the black athlete. Exploitation is described for the purposes of this paper as a system that facilitates the economic use of students by contracting with them to play sports for the university or college, in return for a "possible education" (which the athlete presumes is guaranteed to him and will be maintained until he receives his baccalaureate degree). This behavior among most colleges and universities is reprehensible and it promotes among these athletes an illusion that ...


U.S. Foreign Policy Response To Famine And Hunger In Africa 1981-1986, James Daniel Steele May 1989

U.S. Foreign Policy Response To Famine And Hunger In Africa 1981-1986, James Daniel Steele

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The main objective of this research is to investigate the policymaking apparatus of u.s. foreign policy in its response to famine and hunger disasters. Of crucial importance is the extent that an immediate and effective response to the victims of these disasters is held captive to their race, form of government, or importance to the u.s. view of geopolitics. An effective response is considered in this study to be one which addresses the causes of famine and hunger in a society (armed conflict, debt).

The administration of Ronald Reagan and its response to the African famines of the ...