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2011

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The Movement To Secure Reparations For Blacks In America: An Analysis Of Fragmented Models And Methodologies, Reginald S. Muhammad Dec 2011

The Movement To Secure Reparations For Blacks In America: An Analysis Of Fragmented Models And Methodologies, Reginald S. Muhammad

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This study analyzes the current and past-published materials of the black reparations movement to determine if in fact an effective model and methodology exists. This study is based on the premise that reparations are due blacks in America; yet the movement exists without an applicable model or methodology. The study attempts to establish some of the historic, social, and political framework for a collective culture model. This research covers five different eras of the black reparations movement and two of its leading organizations. The conclusions drawn from this research affirms the original premise. A functional model to secure reparations for ...


An Analysis Of The Black Church In Atlanta Politics, Tayo E. Penosen Sep 2011

An Analysis Of The Black Church In Atlanta Politics, Tayo E. Penosen

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The black church plays a significant role within the black community. However, an examination of the changing role of the black church is necessary as it continues to evolve. This study examines the types and patterns of participation of black churches within the political arena and the community so that: (1) an understanding of past and present contributions of the black church to the political welfare needs of African Americans can be developed and (2) based on the above, the potential of the black church as an institution for social service and social action can be considered in the formulation ...


Patchin: Towards A Theory And Political History Of Africana Agrarianism, Kwasi Densu Aug 2011

Patchin: Towards A Theory And Political History Of Africana Agrarianism, Kwasi Densu

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This is a theoretical dissertation that seeks to explore the implications of using an Africana agrarian development philosophy to examine the historical evolution of African-American communities and social movements in the United States. The central theme of this study is the importance of recentering the land question as a theoretical tool used to construct narratives of the cultural development of African-American rural and farming communities. Particular emphasis is placed upon using the notion of an ecological revolution to explain African-Amencan responses to the socio-economic problems that have emerged from their relationship to the American state and, the resultant paradigms that ...


The Cold War And Conflic In Angola And Ethiopia 1975-1991: A World Systems Theory Comparison, Lee C. Jones Jul 2011

The Cold War And Conflic In Angola And Ethiopia 1975-1991: A World Systems Theory Comparison, Lee C. Jones

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Persistent Poverty Among Africans Americans In The United States: The Impact Of Public Policy, Daphne M. Cooper Jul 2011

Persistent Poverty Among Africans Americans In The United States: The Impact Of Public Policy, Daphne M. Cooper

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This study examines the persistent poverty that exists among African Americans in the United States. It explains why African Americans in the United States are much more likely to live and/or remain in poverty than any other population group. This study is based on the premise that the governmental system has affected African Americans through the use of public policies. This study demonstrates how the outcome of public policies, programs and institutional practices has impacted the lives of African Americans. The primary focus of this study is to challenge the long-standing, incorrect, misdirected, flawed paradigm that was designed to ...


Three Dramatic Adaptations Of Joan Of Arc: A Sociophilosophical And Political Study, Ibrahima Sanogo Jul 2011

Three Dramatic Adaptations Of Joan Of Arc: A Sociophilosophical And Political Study, Ibrahima Sanogo

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This study researched the sociophilosophical and political evaluation of the French intelligentsi&s reasons for misinterpreting Joan of Arc!s story. George Bernard Shaw’s St. Joan, Andrй Obey’s La Fenкtre, and Jean Anouilh’s L ‘Alouette are the three playwrights and dramas about Joan of Arc that are studied in this work. Shaw is English with different values and beliefs from Obey and Anouilh, who are French with rational and national visions that influenced their work after Shaw’s Saint Joan became a success and earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.
An analysis of some ...


The Impact Of The Palestinian Uprising Of 1987-1993 On The Peace Process A Palestinian Perspective, Naim H. Khader Jul 2011

The Impact Of The Palestinian Uprising Of 1987-1993 On The Peace Process A Palestinian Perspective, Naim H. Khader

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This study has two major objectives. The first is to analyze and to assess the role and the impact of the Palestinian Uprising of 1987 onthe peace process between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The second objective is to set forth the Israeli government’s practices and its policies against the Palestinians during the uprising. These two objectives were investigated by searching the available literature that is related to the subject matter and by conducting face-to-face and telephone interviews from both sides, the Palestinians and the Israelis. Students, farmers, businessmen, prisoners, teachers, politicians, military and religious leaders were ...


Presidential Power And The Law: What Are The Limitations Of The President Of The United States Of America? A Focus On Lyndon B. Johnson And George W. Bush In Time Of War, Keyla Amil Jackson May 2011

Presidential Power And The Law: What Are The Limitations Of The President Of The United States Of America? A Focus On Lyndon B. Johnson And George W. Bush In Time Of War, Keyla Amil Jackson

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This study examined the constitutional limitations placed on the President of the United States of America during times of war. This study was based on the premise that presidents exceed Constitutional limitations when in times of crisis and or emergency. To conduct this study, the war time presidencies of Presidents Johnson during the Vietnam War and Bush during the Iraq War were examined. This research is both a qualitative analysis and a comparative case study and was chosen because at least two cases need to be observed to study the persons and events which pertain to the substantive issues to ...


The Influence Of Non-Governmental Organizations On Public Policy: A Case Study On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention In Savannah, Georgia, Latoria Whitehead May 2011

The Influence Of Non-Governmental Organizations On Public Policy: A Case Study On Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention In Savannah, Georgia, Latoria Whitehead

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This study examines the relationship between the federal government, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and the effectiveness of this partnership when addressing environmental justice (EJ) issues for vulnerable populations. The principal objectives of the study were: (1) examining the techniques an NGO utilizes to influence public policy from the bottom-up; (2) examining the techniques an NGO utilizes to educate, bring awareness, and increase testing of childhood lead poisoning in Savannah, Georgia, and (3) analyzing the effectiveness of a government and NGO partnership. For many years, people-of-color and low-income populations have shared a lack of trust for the federal government, therefore grassroots organizations ...


African International Relations: A Metafunctional Approach, Ricardo Wheatley May 2011

African International Relations: A Metafunctional Approach, Ricardo Wheatley

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This study examines the descriptive utility of a meta-theoretical approach over the traditionally applied general theory approach to African International Relations. It argues in favor of the meta-theoretical approach commonly employed in US foreign policy studies as yielding greater explanatory capacity to describing the behavior and relations of the African state than traditional approaches based on a single primary determinant. It suggests that a multiple primary determinant approach to assessing African state behavior and relations grants greater theoretical and empirical parallels to state and system structure and behavior than analysis based on a single determinant.

This study builds a meta-theory ...


Separation Of Church And State: A Study Of The Influence Of The Catholic Church On Public Policy, Jasmine E. Younge Mar 2011

Separation Of Church And State: A Study Of The Influence Of The Catholic Church On Public Policy, Jasmine E. Younge

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The separation of church and state has been a misinterpreted theme throughout United States history. The Establishment Clause, within the 1St Amendment of the United States Constitution, plants the foundational premise for the separation of church and state. The misinterpretation stems from the uncertainty of the role of the church in governmental affairs, specifically those concerning public policy. The Catholic Church continues to be one of the many dominant entities throughout society in shaping the mindsets and influencing the behaviors of the public in the United States. Therefore, this study seeks to explain and identify the relevance, influence and effect ...