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2015

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The Influence Of China's Foreign Aid Policies On The Political Economy Of Nigeria, 1979-2010, Alecia Dionne Hoffman May 2015

The Influence Of China's Foreign Aid Policies On The Political Economy Of Nigeria, 1979-2010, Alecia Dionne Hoffman

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This study examines the influence of China's foreign aid policies on the political economic development of Nigeria for the years 1979-2010. Three research questions were proposed and examined in this study: (1) What were the micro-macro political economic drivers of the relationship between China and Nigeria? (2) How has China's foreign aid policy between the years 1979 to 2010 influenced the political economy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria? (3) What role has the international community played in the relationship between Nigeria and China? The international community in this context includes the United States, Soviet Union/Russia, United ...


The Democarassie Model And Its Implications On Political Stability In Senegal, Sheikh Tijan Drammeh Sr. May 2015

The Democarassie Model And Its Implications On Political Stability In Senegal, Sheikh Tijan Drammeh Sr.

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A democratic system of government has become analogous with peace, economic prosperity, and political stability (no coup d’état). This observation generally holds true for advanced liberal democracies, but not for those democracies and emerging democracies in West Africa. Given the dismal condition of both economic prosperity and political stability, it seems as if the liberal democratic model is unable to uphold prosperity and stability in West Africa.

However, despite similarities in experience of the sixteen countries in the sub-region, since attaining independence, only Senegal and Cape Verde remain relatively prosperous, and more significantly, coup-less (no successful coups) and relatively ...


Where Have All The People Gone? A Policy Review And Geospatial Analysis Of Hope Vi In Atlanta, Valerie J. Alexander May 2015

Where Have All The People Gone? A Policy Review And Geospatial Analysis Of Hope Vi In Atlanta, Valerie J. Alexander

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This study examines the federally-funded HOPE VI initiative as it relates to affordable housing in Atlanta. It examines spatial and social outcomes experienced by residents of the now-demolished public housing units. Findings indicate, inter alia, that the voices of residents were either ignored or excluded in the policymaking decisions of the Atlanta Housing Authority.

A case study analysis approach was used to analyze data gathered from three sources: primary data collected from an original online survey, primary data gathered from personal interviews with community stakeholders, and secondary survey and focus group data from two evaluation studies of Capitol Homes revitalization ...