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The United States Military Pension System : Toward A Rational Reform With Commentary On The Report Of The President's Commission On Military Compensation, L. Shelton Clarke Aug 1978

The United States Military Pension System : Toward A Rational Reform With Commentary On The Report Of The President's Commission On Military Compensation, L. Shelton Clarke

Master's Theses

In August of 1974, I wrote U. S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr., the senior Virginia senator and T. Edward Braswell, Chief Counsel for the Senate Armed Services Committee for a good deal of material concerning the United States military pension system.

The system had intrigued me as a pension planner for many years for several reasons. First, the plan itself possessed grave design defects, which if allowed to exist in private plans would lead the employer corporation excessive cost and possibly fiscal insolvency. Second, with the quadrupling of the price of oil in 1974 and the creation of a ...


The Rhodesian Crisis: The Struggle For Majority Rule 1965-1978, Richard W. Stekette Jr. Aug 1978

The Rhodesian Crisis: The Struggle For Majority Rule 1965-1978, Richard W. Stekette Jr.

Master's Theses

Preface

On November 11, 1965, Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia, proclaimed his country's unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) from Great Britain. His proclamation set off a storm of protest around the world from the United States to the Soviet Union. The criticisms were generally the same: the white minority government of Rhodesia was accused of illegally seizing power. Although most countries felt that the Rhodesian UDI was a British colonial problem, leaders from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia convened in Nairobi , Kenya, to discuss the potential need of taking matters out of British hands. The issue to them ...


A Study Of The Influence Of The Naturalistic Philosophies In The Development Of Political Science In America, James Michael Graham Aug 1978

A Study Of The Influence Of The Naturalistic Philosophies In The Development Of Political Science In America, James Michael Graham

Master's Theses

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Saturation Patrol As A Deterrent To Crime, Erasmo J. Compatore Jan 1978

Saturation Patrol As A Deterrent To Crime, Erasmo J. Compatore

Master's Theses

In the United States, the rendering of police service is carried out by some of the world's finest forces which operate immediately adjacent to other agencies which have made no earnest move toward improving their methods in field operations since World War II. These deficient agencies seem to cling to tradition and oppose change even when innovations exist which have been shown to be more effective than present methods or when present methods are shown to be ineffective.

It is not surprising, therefore, that only in the last few years has the academician been considered of importance to law ...