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2002

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Pan-African Nationalism In The Post-Cold War Era: A Grassroots-Based Analysis Of The State Of Pan-Africanism, Kurt B. Young Dec 2002

Pan-African Nationalism In The Post-Cold War Era: A Grassroots-Based Analysis Of The State Of Pan-Africanism, Kurt B. Young

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The last quarter of the twentieth century has revealed the steady decline in the jubilation and promise embodied by symbols of Pan-Africanism, such as the Organization of African Unity and the Pan-African Congress formations. This reality has been consistent with a popular viewpoint at the end of the Cold War that Pan Africanism was declining as a viable instrument for progress. This study details the state of Pan-Africanism in the post-Cold War era in order to understand the nature of its evolution and utility. The research undertaken in this dissertation is based on the assumption that, rather than declining, Pan-Africanism ...


The Dilemma Of The Islamic World: The Struggle Between Islam And Secularism And Nationalism In Turkey And Sudan, Mohammed Torki Bani Salameh Jul 2002

The Dilemma Of The Islamic World: The Struggle Between Islam And Secularism And Nationalism In Turkey And Sudan, Mohammed Torki Bani Salameh

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This study presents an analysis of the dilemma of the Islamic world and the struggle between religion, secularism, and nationalism in Turkey and Sudan. In fulfilling this task, the following issues were selected: 1) Islam and secularism, 2) Turkey's secular experience, 3) Islam and secularism in Sudan, 4) Islam and nationalism, 5) Islam and nationalism in Turkey and the Kurdish problem, and 6) Islam and nationalism in Sudan and the southern problem. These issues tested the impact of religion and nationalism on Turkey's and Sudan's public life.

The study was done through the use of both primary ...


An Analysis Of Hip-Hop Culture As A Political Instrument, Carlton A. Usher May 2002

An Analysis Of Hip-Hop Culture As A Political Instrument, Carlton A. Usher

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This dissertation examined the political philosophy of Hip Hop culture (HC), and whether it qualified as a viable political instrument. The study was based on the premise that in order to determine the existence of a political philosophy, elements that encompass a political must be identifiably located within the HC.

A case study of two organizations that have historically shaped the political ideas of participants in HC was conducted in order to identify the nature of its influence on HC and its consequent development of a political philosophy. In addition, a case study of Underground HC (UHC) was conducted to ...


Brownfields Revisited: A Look At The City Of Atlanta, Land Use And Community Participation, Shun O. Waymon May 2002

Brownfields Revisited: A Look At The City Of Atlanta, Land Use And Community Participation, Shun O. Waymon

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This study examined the impact of economic development and the reuse of
environmental hazardous sites (brownfields) in urban communities.
The study was based on the premise that the lack of legitimate community
involvement in decision making regarding brownfield land reuse has disproportionately affected minority populations that are least able to defend themselves due to poverty and political powerlessness. Several research questions would emanate from the above.
A case study analysis approach was used to gather information on the City of
Atlanta, Georgia, and several of its Empowerment Zone communities. Socio
demographic data was gathered and three interview surveys were developed ...