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1998

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A Descriptive Analysis Of The Election Of A Black Male Elite Middle Class To Public Office And Its Role In Improving The Quality Of Black Life In The City Of Atlanta, Georgia, 1989-1996, Terrance U. Parker Dec 1998

A Descriptive Analysis Of The Election Of A Black Male Elite Middle Class To Public Office And Its Role In Improving The Quality Of Black Life In The City Of Atlanta, Georgia, 1989-1996, Terrance U. Parker

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The purpose of this case study is to conduct a descriptive analysis of the election of Black males to public office and the role they played in improving the quality of Black life in the city of Atlanta, Georgia. The study has analyzed and examined the impact that education, housing, income, and health care demographic factors have contributed to the election of these males to various committees, boards and commissions in the city of Atlanta and Fulton County Georgia. The study has also examined the political activity of college fraternities, urban voluntary associations, and community based organizations that played a ...


The U.S. Policy Towards The Middle East: The Case Of The 1990-1991 Gulf War, Ihmoud Ali Abu Salim Dec 1998

The U.S. Policy Towards The Middle East: The Case Of The 1990-1991 Gulf War, Ihmoud Ali Abu Salim

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This study has unfolded the U.S. policy toward the Middle East in general and the U.S. response to the 1990- 1991 Gulf crisis in particular. It has uncovered the fact that throughout different phases of history the U.S. policy in the Middle East was shaped by its national interests. U.S. interests in the Middle East, as elsewhere, are determined on the basis of strategic considerations and access to resources and markets. At a more specific level, however, U.S. policy objectives in the Middle East over the past several decades, until the 1990-1991 U.S.-led ...


The Political Economy Of Market Women In Western Nigeria, Abiodun Adegboye Awomolo Jul 1998

The Political Economy Of Market Women In Western Nigeria, Abiodun Adegboye Awomolo

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This study examined the political- economy of market women paying close attention to the impact of governmental economic policies on women’s trade. Our analysis was based on the experiences of market women in western Nigeria as a case study. The study focused particularly on the wage and salary restructuring awards awards (Udoji) of the 1970S and the Structural Adjustment Policies (SAPs) of the late 1980s to present. On a secondary level, the study attempted theory-building of Africana feminism using the position of market women as the focus of analysis. To achieve its primary goal, the study presented and analyzed ...


The Struggle For Democracy In Algeria A Study In Civil-Ideological War, Mohammad Bani Salameh May 1998

The Struggle For Democracy In Algeria A Study In Civil-Ideological War, Mohammad Bani Salameh

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This study examines the rise of the Islamic movement in Algeria, the failure of the democratization process and the bloody civil war. The writer was able to establish that both the military leaders and the Islamic fundamentalists are responsible for the turmoil and the bloodshed in Algeria.

This study is significant because with the rise of the Islamic movement in the Arab world, Algeria became the primary test case for the compatibility of Islam with democracy and the prospects for democracy in the Arab world. The study was done through the use of primary and secondary sources. The study examines ...