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1995

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A Case Study Of The Social And Economic Impact Of Structural Adjustment On Rural Agricultural Development In Middle Belt Nigeria, Emmanuel Oritsejafor Jul 1995

A Case Study Of The Social And Economic Impact Of Structural Adjustment On Rural Agricultural Development In Middle Belt Nigeria, Emmanuel Oritsejafor

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The premise of this study is the assumption that the IMF policy of structural adjustment has led to the decline of the social and economic welfare of the rural sector in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria. With this basic research theme in mind: (i) colonial agricultural development policy in Nigeria before the period of independence was evaluated; (ii) various development plans that have been instrumental in the development of the agricultural sector since independence were analyzed; (iii) the economic management policy of both civilian and military governments in Nigeria were examined; (iv) how SAP led to the proliferation of ...


Black Seminoles And North American Politics 1693-1845, Bruce Edward Twyman Jul 1995

Black Seminoles And North American Politics 1693-1845, Bruce Edward Twyman

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This study examined the interaction between rebellious African slaves, who took refuge in Florida, and the governments of Spain, Britain and the United States. The rebels fled British and American slavery in the Carolinas and Georgia. The study is based on the premise that this interaction reveals a genuine political relationship between the rebels and the governments. Administrative documents, records and military correspondence of the various governments furnish the foundation of the study's analytical data.

This is a case study in which a political-historical method is used to analyze documents, diaries, and other data. The researcher found that numerous ...


A Case Study Of Homelessness In The City Of Atlanta From A Public Policy Perspective, Robert Wilkes Jr. May 1995

A Case Study Of Homelessness In The City Of Atlanta From A Public Policy Perspective, Robert Wilkes Jr.

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This study examined the conditions of homelessness in the City of Atlanta and historically in the United States of America. The study focused on three objectives. The homeless population in the City of Atlanta was identified. Six independent variables were employed that explain the contributing causes of homelessness in the City. In addition, the forces that led to the creation of the 1991 Anti-Panhandling and Window-washing ordinances were investigated as well as how homeless persons view these ordinances. The researcher found that the homeless population in the City of Atlanta is diverse. It was found that single women with children ...


The State As Capitalist Patriarchy: Women And Politics In Developing Countries, Ifeyinwa E. Umerah-Udezulu May 1995

The State As Capitalist Patriarchy: Women And Politics In Developing Countries, Ifeyinwa E. Umerah-Udezulu

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This inquiry considers how class and gender concerns affect the emergence of women in developing countries as political leaders and how they fare in power. In the contemporary era, the Marxist and the Classical approaches have been used in explicating the state. While Marxism focuses on class conflict, its classical variant perceives the state as a neutral arbiter acting in protection of its national interest.

The theoretical inadequacies in the above assumptions stem from the fact that gender is not central to the state-centered models. Women as a group compose a vital segment of the global population and should not ...