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    • Making Democracy Truly Work: Public Engagement and Pluralist Civic Identity Formation 

      Tyner, Andrew (2008)
      I claim that in the absence of pluralist civic identities, the democratic participation of citizens suffers, and in turn the quality of democratic life degenerates. Strong pluralist democracy requires citizens who are sure ...
    • Managing with Less at Kalamazoo City Hall 

      Coffey, Thomas E., 1961- (1984)
      During my internship, I was asked to assist Financial Risk Analyst, Kenneth Swisher, in developing ideas to improve the City's Risk Management System. Swisher stated that there are three specific areas of the Risk ...
    • The Manipulation of Minds 

      Long, Tracy S. (1987)
      This paper will explore the propaganda of World War II in Germany and the United States discussing the unique positions of each government toward propaganda campaigns; the offices and officers who established and ran ...
    • Many Ways of Knowing God: Metaphor and Analogy 

      Hakken, Elizabeth (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2000)
      At this point my range of questions focuses mainly on the meaningfulness of interpretation and meaning of the central Christian symbols. McFague and Tracy present two manners of interpreting that they believe explicate the ...
    • Marcuse and Brown: Utopia Reviewed 

      Silver, Daniel J. (1972)
      In the summer of 1971 I was introduced to an extraordinary book, Norman O. Brown's Love's Body. Soon, I began to contemplate a theory of politics with sex as the focus. Encouraged in my quest, another book came into my ...
    • Margaret Chase Smith & The McCarthy Era: A Biographical Study of Political Courage 

      Field, Jane S. (1984)
      Allow me to introduce Margaret Chase Smith. I will share a part of her life with you, namely the years between 1947 and 1955, with introductory and closing biographical sketches.
    • The Marriage of Democracy and Capitalism 

      Ward, James H. (1991)
      With the end of the cold war and the fall of the Soviet Union many nations of the world are looking for new political and economic structures to best fulfill an optimistic future. This thesis argues that the best solution ...
    • Marxist-Leninist Organization Theory: The Communist Operational Code 

      Greening, Michael P. (1988)
      This study is intended to illuminate the historical development of Marxism-Leninism by closely examining the organizational tactics used by Karl Marx, V.I. Lenin, and Josef Stalin. It may be distinctive for one thing ...
    • Mary Whiton Calkins: The Quest for Recognition of One of the First Female Psychologists 

      Nolan, Bridget B. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2003)
      This manuscript is intended to support the position that Mary Whiton Calkins completed all requirements necessary to obtain a Harvard Ph.D. Although she is no longer living, this document proposes that she should have the ...
    • Matrix 

      Tiedemann, H. Frank (1972-01-01)
      Half of America is under twenty-five and was born after television. So I began with the simple notion that political television commercials could affect the outcome of an election. But what really got me interested was ...
    • 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 ...
    • Media Bias During Presidential Elections 

      Wagner, Scott (2009)
      For a democracy to function, information must be disseminated so that those who vote are able to make informed decisions. Since the birth of the United States, information has traveled through a variety of different means, ...
    • The Media, The State, And The Subversion of Democracy 

      Walter, Nicole; Filner, Matthew (2001-03-30)
      At six and even o'clock in the evening is when most Americans receive the majority of their political news, the standardized television news times on ail of the major networks. Settling down in front of the television, one ...
    • Mending Transatlantic Ties: Rewriting Orientalism as a Catalyst for New Approaches to Arab and Muslim Feminist Theory and Solidarity 

      Dennaoui, Christina (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2006)
      Orientalism is a multi-dimensional analysis of Western systems of creating and producing knowledge of and for both the East and the West. Said's analysis of Orientalist epistemologies is foundational to the field of ...
    • Messalina: A Play in Two Acts 

      Evans, Katharine (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2005)
      When the Vestal Virgins idea fell through, I decided I still wanted to keep my focus on Roman women. I thought about researching Lucretia or Livia, but I wanted something more original. I was looking for something that ...
    • A Method for the Operation of a Political Campaign in a Rural Congressional District for a Seat in the United States House of Representatives 

      Carney, James (1980)
      This paper deals with the different facets of a congressional campaign for the United States House of Representatives. It is developed and built for a congressional campaign in a rural based congressional district. It ...
    • Metropolitan Area Problems in Grand Rapids, Michigan 

      Muth, Jon Robert (1966-03-19)
      This paper is primarily concerned with one phase of the tremendously vast subject of metropolitan problems. It is concerned with a political solution to the problems encountered when a metropolitan area has a proliferation of ...
    • Metropolitan Government: Perspectives and Projections 

      Shiner, Michael R. (1982)
      Historically the growth of reform in federal, state, and local governments has been a slow process. Often an extreme position presented itself before the majority of the people would support any alterations in their ...
    • The Michigan Court of Appeals: Student Internship Program 

      Ostling, Kurt Arthur (1974)
      In 1970 the Michigan Court of Appeals, in conjunction with the James Madison College of Social Sciences at Michigan State University, set up an internship program whereby each academic quarter the Court chooses two ...
    • The Michigan Municipal League: An Analysis of Services 

      Moehle, Liz (1979)
      This study began as a way for the Michigan Municipal League to evaluate the services that it offers to its member municipalities and to help plan for future services. The Michigan Municipal League, which comprises almost ...