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Encouraging Bipartisanship: Polarization And Civility As Rhetorical Tools For Ameliorating The U.S. Senate’S Partisan Environment, Angela M. McGowan Ms. 2015 The University of Southern Mississippi

Encouraging Bipartisanship: Polarization And Civility As Rhetorical Tools For Ameliorating The U.S. Senate’S Partisan Environment, Angela M. Mcgowan Ms.

Dissertations

On October 1, 2013, the Senate buckled under the pressure of intense partisanship. Dramatically demonstrating their lack of mutual agreement, senators refrained from conducting the nation’s business for 16 days. Considerable media attention covered this shut down, especially the ensuing rhetorical activities of the Senate’s female policymakers who urged bipartisanship. The flurry of activity surrounding the legislative impasse sparked this dissertation’s conceptual orientation. Accordingly, this investigation reveals how Washington lawmakers can, in good faith, set aside partisan views in order to accommodate policy objectives.

This project reveals rhetorical strategies that, when utilized, are capable of facilitating Senate ...


Fixing The Failed: An Investigation Of Terrorist Organizations And State Building Capabilities, Joshua A. Freeman 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

Fixing The Failed: An Investigation Of Terrorist Organizations And State Building Capabilities, Joshua A. Freeman

Master's Theses

This study examines the role of terrorist organizations in failed states. In particular, their ability to perform positive state-building activities that result in stability is investigated. Both terrorism and state failure present unique and serious threats to international security. However, there is very little literature concerning the positive effect terrorist organizations can have in failed states. Presented is not only an investigation of the linkages between state failure and terrorism, but also a new classification of terrorist organizations based upon their ability to state-build in failed states. These organizations are classified by their ability to provide goods and services within ...


International Power Relations And State Collapse: The Ephemeral State Of Sovereignty In The Modern World Order, Christopher Allen Reese 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

International Power Relations And State Collapse: The Ephemeral State Of Sovereignty In The Modern World Order, Christopher Allen Reese

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

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Coup D'État And International Trade, Brian Alan Childers 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Coup D'État And International Trade, Brian Alan Childers

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

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Looted Antiquities: Economic Opportunity For Terrorists, Vanessa Hanson 2015 Dominican University of California

Looted Antiquities: Economic Opportunity For Terrorists, Vanessa Hanson

Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

In the post 9/11 world countering terrorism has become a top United States foreign policy priority as well as the subject of much scholarly research. To counter terrorism it is important to understand the inner-workings of such groups. How do terrorist groups fund their operations in order to be able to carry them out continuously? It is often assumed that the arms and drug trade on the black market are the main source of income for terrorists groups (Kaplan). Unbeknownst to many, there is an illegal trade in art and historical artifacts that funds terrorist activities. How do terrorists ...


Second Treatise Of The Social Contract: A Comparative Analysis Of Locke And Rousseau, Benjamin B. Taylor 2015 The College of Wooster

Second Treatise Of The Social Contract: A Comparative Analysis Of Locke And Rousseau, Benjamin B. Taylor

Black & Gold

Locke and Rousseau both emphasize the importance of consent with respect to government and use state of nature arguments to determine what principles would constitute a just society, but each of them comes to a radically different conclusion as to what such a society would look like. Much of this difference is rooted in their differing conceptions of what the purpose of government (and political society generally) is. This paper analyzes the differences between their justifications of government and between the political societies in which those differences result.


Let Our Voices Be Heard: A Comparative Analysis Of Indigenous Political Representation In Latin America, Latrice M. Burks 2015 The College of Wooster

Let Our Voices Be Heard: A Comparative Analysis Of Indigenous Political Representation In Latin America, Latrice M. Burks

Black & Gold

Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico are three Latin American states with a vast number of similarities, including significant indigenous populations. However, despite the historical and cultural similarities of these states, Bolivia has sustainably more indigenous political representation in its government, compared to Peru and Mexico. Previous literature suggests that neoliberalism, civil society, and reserved seats/quotas are factors that can positively affect indigenous representation in politics. This comparative analysis tests these three contributory factors in an attempt to explain the political representation gaps between the three states. This study indicates that neoliberalism does positively increase indigenous political representation, but not in ...


6th Amendment: Indigent Right To Counsel, Melissa Knott 2015 Georgia State University

6th Amendment: Indigent Right To Counsel, Melissa Knott

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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Colonialism In The Land Of Bolivar: An Analysis Of Institutional Persistence In Venezuela, Stefan Samuel Martinez-Ruiz 2015 Georgia State University

Colonialism In The Land Of Bolivar: An Analysis Of Institutional Persistence In Venezuela, Stefan Samuel Martinez-Ruiz

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Pakistan: A Geos Study, Robert Barry 2015 Georgia State University

Pakistan: A Geos Study, Robert Barry

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Pi Gamma Mu News, 2015 University of North Georgia

Pi Gamma Mu News

International Social Science Review

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South African Women Living With Hiv: Global Lessons From Local Voices By Anna Aulette-Root, Floretta Boonzaier, & Judy Aulette, Regina Davis-Sowers 2015 University of North Georgia

South African Women Living With Hiv: Global Lessons From Local Voices By Anna Aulette-Root, Floretta Boonzaier, & Judy Aulette, Regina Davis-Sowers

International Social Science Review

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Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes As Social Resistance By Samuel Schmidt, Dwight Wilson 2015 University of North Georgia

Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes As Social Resistance By Samuel Schmidt, Dwight Wilson

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Youtube On U.S. Politics By Lachrystal Ricke, Benjamin Gross 2015 Saint Bonaventure University

The Impact Of Youtube On U.S. Politics By Lachrystal Ricke, Benjamin Gross

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


What's Wrong With The Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, & The War On Poverty By Mical Raz, Rebekah O. McMillan 2015 University of Arkansas

What's Wrong With The Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, & The War On Poverty By Mical Raz, Rebekah O. Mcmillan

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The People's Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, & Dictatorship In East Germany By Scott Moranda, Thomas Goldstein 2015 University of Arkansas

The People's Own Landscape: Nature, Tourism, & Dictatorship In East Germany By Scott Moranda, Thomas Goldstein

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


How Race Is Made In America; Immigratioin, Citizenship, & The Historical Power Of Racial Scripts By Natalia Molina, John Herbert Roper Sr. 2015 Coastal Carolina University

How Race Is Made In America; Immigratioin, Citizenship, & The Historical Power Of Racial Scripts By Natalia Molina, John Herbert Roper Sr.

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The Age Of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years By Steven Miller, David A. Mattingly 2015 American Military University

The Age Of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years By Steven Miller, David A. Mattingly

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History By Darrin Mcmahon & Samuel Moyn, Eds., Stuart Bailey 2015 University of Arkansas

Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History By Darrin Mcmahon & Samuel Moyn, Eds., Stuart Bailey

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Economic & Political Reform In Africa: Anthropological Perspectives By Peter Little, Okori Uneke 2015 Winston Salem State University

Economic & Political Reform In Africa: Anthropological Perspectives By Peter Little, Okori Uneke

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


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