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1990

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National Integration And The Nigerian Educational System, Olufunke M. Sanusi Jul 1990

National Integration And The Nigerian Educational System, Olufunke M. Sanusi

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The purpose of this study is to analyze the various factors affecting national unity or integration in Nigeria. The study sought to determine the extent to which education, especially civil education, could help bring this about.

Through the use of documents, it was found that, not only was the educational system inefficient, but it was also deliberately neglected by both the colonialists as well as the national elites.

However, this author suggests that to help promote and achieve a government policy of national unity, there is an urgent need for political re-orientation in the country. This can only be achieved ...


Black Politics In North Carolina: A Case Study Of The Second Congressional District, Zaphon R. Wilson May 1990

Black Politics In North Carolina: A Case Study Of The Second Congressional District, Zaphon R. Wilson

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An important characteristic of contemporary research on black political participation in the United States has been its emphasis on black electoral behavior. Few studies, however, have examined in detail the impacts of political structure on black electoral behavior or the influences of the Good Government Movement, known as Progressive Reform, in the south on black politics. This study examines black politics in the Second Congressional District in North Carolina. The purpose of the study is to examine how black political activity is influenced by government structure on the local, state and congressional levels. Case studies were conducted of two congressional ...


Jury Selection And Representation: A Jury Composition Study Of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, North Carolina From 1976-77 Compared To 1980-81, Norman Smith May 1990

Jury Selection And Representation: A Jury Composition Study Of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, North Carolina From 1976-77 Compared To 1980-81, Norman Smith

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The main objective of this thesis theme is to examine a facet of the political science discipline, viz., judicial process and its relationship to the trial by jury concept, i.e., jury selection and representation in a particular locale. Thus, the locus for this intricate project will be a jury composition study of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County, North Carolina jury pool for two biennium periods, 1976-77 and 1980-81, at the Twenty-Sixth Judicial District for the State of North Carolina. That is, to compare the socio-demographic characteristics of the total population of Charlotte-Mecklenburg to those persons who served in the jury pool ...