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Interfering In A Non-Interference Policy: Defining Star Trek's Prime Directive, Andrew Steele Jan 2016

Interfering In A Non-Interference Policy: Defining Star Trek's Prime Directive, Andrew Steele

Master's Theses

The aim of this thesis is to provide a comprehensive definition of the Prime Directive, a concept that was developed in Star Trek: The Original Series, as well as provide a non-fictionalized version of the edict.

The Prime Directive is an edict that governs Starfleet not to interfere with a society’s development.

The first main section will discuss in further detail why The Original Series account of the Prime Directive was selected. Furthermore, it will discuss how members of academia interpret the Prime Directive.

The second main section will be an episode-by-episode analysis of each Prime Directive centered episode ...


Global Human Trafficking: New Insights On An Old Crime, Joanna Surma Jan 2016

Global Human Trafficking: New Insights On An Old Crime, Joanna Surma

Master's Theses

Thousands of men, women, and children become victims to human trafficking each year. Almost every country in the world is affected by this heinous crime. Human trafficking exists in many different forms including sexual exploitation, slavery, forced labor or servitude, the removal of organs, child soldiers, etc. Despite the age-old practice being traced back to the 13th century, it continues to exist and even grow today. Unfortunately, not much research is available on the topic. Combating human trafficking is a growing priority for many governments; however, certain obstacles to data collection and analysis continue to exist. Recently, a new study ...


Affection, Anger, Or Ambivalence? An Examination Of Tunisian And Two Groups Of American Students' Attitudes Toward American Politics And Popular Culture, Jonya Leverett Jan 2010

Affection, Anger, Or Ambivalence? An Examination Of Tunisian And Two Groups Of American Students' Attitudes Toward American Politics And Popular Culture, Jonya Leverett

Master's Theses

Attitude ambivalence is the attitude actor's simultaneous possession of both negative and positive affect toward an attitude object. The competing affect produces tension, creating attitude ambivalence. In the present project, the attitude object is the United States of America. Students in Tunisia (a predominately Muslim nation) were asked specific questions about American foreign policy and American popular culture (n = 17). These two aspects of the `America' attitude object are expected to produce attitude ambivalence as the Tunisian students should express positive affect toward American popular culture and negative affect toward American foreign policy. A pencil and paper survey featuring ...


The Role Of The Constitution In The Evolution Of The Polish Communist System, Tomasz. Inglot Jan 1988

The Role Of The Constitution In The Evolution Of The Polish Communist System, Tomasz. Inglot

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Civil Military Relations In Lithuania Under President Antanas Smetona 1926-1940, Robert A. Vitas Jan 1986

Civil Military Relations In Lithuania Under President Antanas Smetona 1926-1940, Robert A. Vitas

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Distribution Of Recreational Facilities In Chicago: An Empirical Analysis Of The Public Policy Of The Chicago Park District, Greg Slusarczyk Jan 1983

The Distribution Of Recreational Facilities In Chicago: An Empirical Analysis Of The Public Policy Of The Chicago Park District, Greg Slusarczyk

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Political Agenda Of Big And Small Business For The 1980s: A Content Analysis Of Selected Publications, Carol Spielman Jan 1983

The Political Agenda Of Big And Small Business For The 1980s: A Content Analysis Of Selected Publications, Carol Spielman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Dilemma For The 1980s And Beyond: U.S. Diplomacy And The Palestinian Problem, George C. Nelson Jan 1982

Dilemma For The 1980s And Beyond: U.S. Diplomacy And The Palestinian Problem, George C. Nelson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Power, Politics And Public Policy: Bureaucratic Power In The Policy Process, Donald L. Schultz Jan 1982

Power, Politics And Public Policy: Bureaucratic Power In The Policy Process, Donald L. Schultz

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


F. A. Hayek's Defense Of The Market Distribution Of Income, William Voegeli Jan 1981

F. A. Hayek's Defense Of The Market Distribution Of Income, William Voegeli

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of The Levels Of Political And Economic Development In Latin America, Carolyn Hostetler Anderson Jan 1980

Comparison Of The Levels Of Political And Economic Development In Latin America, Carolyn Hostetler Anderson

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Detente: The Great Foreign Policy Debate, George Allen Sufana Jan 1980

Detente: The Great Foreign Policy Debate, George Allen Sufana

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


John Stuart Mill--Individuality Or Utility?, William Hoffman Jan 1979

John Stuart Mill--Individuality Or Utility?, William Hoffman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Palestine: The Third Arab-Israeli War, 1967, Leila. Enayat-Seraj Jan 1977

Palestine: The Third Arab-Israeli War, 1967, Leila. Enayat-Seraj

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Illinois' Changing Electorate, 1880-1972, Andrew E. Van Esso Jan 1977

Illinois' Changing Electorate, 1880-1972, Andrew E. Van Esso

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Dispersal And Confinement: Strategies Of Gerrymandering In Chicago, Charles R. Catania Jan 1976

Dispersal And Confinement: Strategies Of Gerrymandering In Chicago, Charles R. Catania

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Plato's Notion Of Justice In The Republic: Its Authoritarianism Frustrates Happiness, Robert Tarsitano Jan 1976

Plato's Notion Of Justice In The Republic: Its Authoritarianism Frustrates Happiness, Robert Tarsitano

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Politicalization Of The Student At A Catholic University, Phyllis J. Handelman Jan 1972

Politicalization Of The Student At A Catholic University, Phyllis J. Handelman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Defining Presidential Powers Under The Commander In-Chief Clause, Phyllis M. Oman Jan 1971

Defining Presidential Powers Under The Commander In-Chief Clause, Phyllis M. Oman

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Robinson V. California, 370 U. S. 660 (1962): A Study In Decisional Impact And Eighth Amendment Development, Mary Anne Ross Jones Jan 1970

Robinson V. California, 370 U. S. 660 (1962): A Study In Decisional Impact And Eighth Amendment Development, Mary Anne Ross Jones

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Regis Debray And Revolution, Salvatore J. Ferrera Jan 1969

Regis Debray And Revolution, Salvatore J. Ferrera

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Gandhian Ideology And India's Foreign Policy, Jagannathan. Muthusamy Jan 1969

Gandhian Ideology And India's Foreign Policy, Jagannathan. Muthusamy

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Nehru And The Secular State Of India, Victor Z. Narivelil Jan 1968

Nehru And The Secular State Of India, Victor Z. Narivelil

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Second Continental Congress's Relations To The Continental Army: War Materiel, Francis J. Daly Jan 1967

The Second Continental Congress's Relations To The Continental Army: War Materiel, Francis J. Daly

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Foreign Policy Of President De Gaulle: A Study In East-West Diplomacy, William Joseph Mcgrath Jan 1967

The Foreign Policy Of President De Gaulle: A Study In East-West Diplomacy, William Joseph Mcgrath

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Politics And Principles Of Germany's Entrance Into The League Of Nations, R. Deane Conrad Jan 1967

The Politics And Principles Of Germany's Entrance Into The League Of Nations, R. Deane Conrad

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Rural Conservatism And Japan's Liberal Democrats, Richard Bird Jan 1966

Rural Conservatism And Japan's Liberal Democrats, Richard Bird

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


The Presidential Campaign Of 1932, Loretto C. Mersh Jan 1937

The Presidential Campaign Of 1932, Loretto C. Mersh

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Oil Scandals During The Harding Administration, Mary M. Ridge Jan 1937

Oil Scandals During The Harding Administration, Mary M. Ridge

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.