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  • AFL-CIO: Political Candidate Endorsement in Wayne County 

    Green, Howard W. (1964)
    It is my desire to create as objective a picture as I can of the methods of labor in the area of endorsement of candidates for political office. I shall describe the endorsement operation of the most complete and well ...
  • The American Socialist Party of 1912: Its Successes and Failures 

    Hamre, Paul (1974)
    Various explanations have been offered both by the Socialists and their critics to account for the party's failure to continue its growth after 1912. First of all, the 1912 vote was probably not an accurate indication ...
  • An Analysis of the Functions, the Priorities and the Impact of the American City Attorney 

    Belair, Robert (1969)
    The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of the priorities, the functions and the impact characteristic of the American city attorney. There are over 2000 municipalities in this country with a population of ...
  • An Analysis of the Politics of "Der Spiegal" Since 1959 

    Barkenbus, Jack (1965)
    My study of the German magazine "Der Spiegal" (The Mirror) has included issues from January 7. 1959 to November 11, 1964. This is a study in "opposition" and "alternatives," personified and illustrated by "Der Spiegal." ...
  • An Analytical Study of Local Government in Grand Rapids, Michigan 

    Muth, Jon Robert (1967)
    This study is based upon and takes its inspiration from the book Four Cities by Oliver P. Williams and Charles R. Adrian. Four Cities attempts to make a comparative analysis of four middle-sized Michigan cities over ...
  • An Attitudinal Study of the Michigan State Supreme Court 

    Adamson, Leslie Kurt (1969)
    Glendon Schubert's work, The Judicial Mind, The Attitudes and Ideologies of Supreme Court Justices 1946-1963 is first of all a study of the ideologies and attitudes of the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States ...
  • The Ba'ath Party: A Study in Arab Affairs 

    DeVries, Larry (1964)
    This is a study of the Arab Ba'ath -- a political party, a governing instrument, a reform movement and coupmaker, and an ideological group. It is subject to the methods and purposes, and the shortcomings of each. The ...
  • A Biological Approach to Political Science 

    Lucking, Thomas (1970)
    The past decade has witnessed a tremendous rise in the popularity of ethology, the biological study of animal behavior. This has largely been caused by several books dealing with the biological nature of man. These ...
  • Black United Front Three-Year Program 

    Lumumba, Chokwe, 1947-2014 (formerly known as Taliaferro, Edwin Finley) (1969)
    Understanding the cause of black misery is required for its alleviation. The founders of the Black United Front as well as the authors of the Three-Year Program realize that black people in the United States are colonized ...
  • Comparative Systems Analysis of the 1968 and 1969 Kalamazoo County Political Systems 

    Nash, Robert Philip (1969)
    The objective of this thesis is to test a hypothesis: that a change in the membership of the Kalamazoo County Board of Supervisors will effect the functioning of the Kalamazoo County Political system. In this test, I ...
  • The Democratic Party of South Bend, Indiana 

    Million, John T. (1965)
    This study attempts to trace the history of the Democratic Party in South Bend from its earliest beginnings to its present status, with particular emphasis on the last twenty years. A second purpose is to describe the ...
  • Dostoyevsky's Literary Treatment of Russian Radicalism in his Novel The Possessed 

    Mussman, John (1974)
    This thesis is an inquiry into Dostoyevsky's literary presentation of Russian radicalism, particularly the "new ideas" of the 1860's and his incorporation of political problems so that they become part of an artistic ...
  • An Evaluation of the Training Program of the Kalamazoo City Police Department 

    Fields, Carl M., Jr. (1965)
    This study attempts to trace and evaluate the training program of the Kalamazoo City Police Department, beginning with the inception of the program in 1931.
  • Freedom, the Individual, and Government 

    Comando, John Elliott (1969)
    I will begin my thesis with a section aimed at illustrating the wide degree of difference between definitions of freedom. I will try to accomplish this by offering definitions of freedom from classical times to the ...
  • The Function of Group Ideology Under The Conditions of Proposed Change in the Formal Rules of Government 

    Sherman, Barry Edwin (1967)
    This paper is a study of an aspect of interest group behavior during the constitutional referendum in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, from the time the Revision gained legal recognition by the General Assembly, in March, ...
  • I Take the Fifth and Sixth: The Revolution in Criminal Law 

    Baron, Mark (1965)
    This is a collection of some of the most significant cases concerning the Fifth and Sixth Amendment procedural safeguards and the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment which brought these protections of individual ...
  • The Kalamazoo Mall: Ten Years Later 

    Decker, Harold James (1967-09)
    A dynamic change was needed in Kalamazoo, and this change came about in 1958 with the construction of two blocks of a pedestrian mall in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo. Since the completion of the Mall, only one study ...
  • Long-Range City Planning and the Kalamazoo 1980 Plan 

    Winkley, Richard L. (1971)
    This thesis is a very modest, but important, observation and study of a political decision-making process. It is the study of city planning in general, and an examination of the process in Kalamazoo as represented by ...
  • Measuring Support For the Political System: A Study of Student Disaffection 

    Wasner, Guenter H. (1970)
    The image of the college student as a radical and militant ready to man the barricades against the established order, has almost become as accepted part of the American mind. Countless protests and demonstrations viewed ...
  • Melvindale: A Suburb Near Detroit 

    Shaull, Charles (1971)
    I have undertaken a study of local politics because this seems to be the point at which to begin in understanding a larger area of politics. If through careful examination and study we are able to discover the needs of ...