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The Changing Court Of Justice Of The European Community : A Metaphor For Growth In The European Community?, Theresa Marie Manley Jan 1993

The Changing Court Of Justice Of The European Community : A Metaphor For Growth In The European Community?, Theresa Marie Manley

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The Domestic Politics Of Contra Aid: Public Opinion, Congress, And The President, Eugene R. Wittkopf, James M. Mccormick Jan 1993

The Domestic Politics Of Contra Aid: Public Opinion, Congress, And The President, Eugene R. Wittkopf, James M. Mccormick

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The domestic politics of contra aid during the Reagan administration is a story of both success and failure. It is a story of success in that public preferences on the issue were mirrored in congressional behavior and ultimately constrained presidential action in a manner roughly consistent with the expectations of democratic theory. It is story of failure in that the president of the United States fought a long political battle against a determined domestic opposition and came up short. That fact distinguishes this case from most other presidential foreign policy initiatives. Truman enjoyed overwhelming support for his opposition to communism ...


A Cross-Sectional Empirical Study Of The Policy Perspective Of American State Juvenile Justice Law Codes , James Mcgaha Jan 1993

A Cross-Sectional Empirical Study Of The Policy Perspective Of American State Juvenile Justice Law Codes , James Mcgaha

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study describes a dichotomized juvenile justice policy, which at the surface preserves the myth of a non-punitive and prevention-oriented system, but analysis reveals the policy perspective of the American state juvenile justice law codes to be punitive nationwide. The absence of Sociological Prevention (non-punitive, systemic change oriented emphasis) across codes nationally suggests further support for the dominance of the punitive perspectives. A separate analysis of California, Illinois, and Iowa codes provides added support for the punitive perspective;Purpose of the study. The purpose of this study is to show the contrasting nature of the juvenile justice policy perspectives. Utilizing ...