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    • A Narrative Approach to "Coming Out": Differences and Commonalities Across Generational Lines 

      Vanorio, Lexy M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2005)
      Occasionally, circumstances create alternate paths for identity formation. Many researchers developed multi-dimensional models to explain the stages and processes that create a gay/lesbian identity. One of the final stages ...
    • A Narrative Study of the Causes and Prevention of School Violence 

      Van Tuyl, Tracey (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2001)
      Research has shown many suspected causes of school violence including the media, bullying, shaming, and access to guns. Research has also shown methods of prevention including school security, interventions, and prospective ...
    • A Nation Divided, A Call for Community 

      Njus, Jonathan (1994)
      The question is, how can cities as whole be found to be less financially and economically distressed, and yet poverty appears to be worse than it has been in 10 or 20 years? The paper that follows answers that question, ...
    • The National Character and Public Opinion 

      Hawes, Charles William (1967)
      This paper is the beginning of a study of the effects of the national character on public opinion in the United States. It is a hypothesis, not meant to be complete unto itself, that the political and governmental processes ...
    • The Nature of Politics in Fruitport, Michigan 

      Ehrean, Glenn T. (1992)
      For years political theorists and sociologists from Robert Dahl to C. Wright Mills have analyzed the structures, conflicts, and elites within cities large and small. Their works and (humbly) even mine show that there ...
    • Navaho Political Development 

      Willson, Philip (1971)
      The persistence of the Navaho culture in the midst of America is important, but the competition between the two is the crucial factor. There is no implied concept of fairness in competition between cultures just as there ...
    • Navigating the Vessel: Meso-and South American Sacrificial Beliefs and Practices 

      Miles, Jessica Honey (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2006)
      Human sacrifice, according to Eliade, was performed by groups of people in almost all areas of the globe at some point in human history, and yet, the field of sacrifice has been crossed by too few modern scholars and exposed ...
    • The Need For Women in Development as an Approach to Third World Problems 

      Hooft, Mila Visser 't (1989)
      The chapters that follow attempt to show in an ordered fashion the need, cause, and theory of Women in Development as an approach to the problem of Third World development. Chapter I, Facts and Figures, will list a ...
    • The Need of Small and Independent Business Associations 

      Plasterer, Nancy A. (1980)
      The aim of this paper is to explain the need of a small and independent business association and to highlight a few of the problems facing this type of organization. The main source of my information has been the first ...
    • New Detroit, Inc.: A Case Study of a Civic Organization 

      Mitchell, Laura L. (1992)
      For the past three months, I have been an intern at New Detroit, Inc. (NDI) in the Race Relations Division. NDI, one of the oldest civic organization in the country is located in Detroit. NDI is a nonprofit urban coalition ...
    • A New Ireland, A New Europe: Irish Neutrality in the 1980s 

      Kelly, Thomas K. (1984)
      Having established that there is an interest in Irish foreign policy many questions need to be answered concerning that policy. For instance, What is that foreign policy? How does it work? What influences it? and Where ...
    • The New Philosophy: An Exercise in French Thought 

      Bendekgey, Lee (1979)
      In studying the "new philosophy" which has emerged in France in the last ten years, I shall attempt three things. First, I would like to present an interpretation of the new philosophy. I will attempt to summarize ...
    • The Nietzsche Dilemna: Existentialism, Nihilism, Fascism? 

      Campbell, Thomas (1979)
      The goal of this project is the classification of Friedrich Nietzsche as he presents himself in his works. The areas of classification: existentialism, nihilism, and fascism. Yet, the possibility remains that Nietzsche ...
    • Non-Proliferation and U.S. Foreign Policy: The Carter Initiative 

      Corliss, Steven T. (1981)
      I conducted the research for this project while serving as a research assisant at the Arms Control Association within the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which provided me with tremendous opportunities and ...
    • The NPD and Germnay: An Appraisal 

      Abolins, Liga (1968-03)
      The purpose of this appraisal is to take a critical look at the Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands and to determine whether it does indeed, as has been widely supposed, constitute a real and significant threat ...
    • Oak Park: An Analysis of the Effects of Bureaucracy on Racial Change 

      Crawford, Andrea (1985)
      In the following text, Oak Park's policies and practices regarding racial diversity will be explored. Part II outlines the historical development of racial diversity in Oak Park. Oak Park's attitude toward integration ...
    • Observations on Elite Isolation in the Milliken Executive Office 

      Cain, Jonathan (1973)
      In November of 1972, I received a telephone call from George Weeks, Press Secretary to Governor William Milliken, acknowledging receipt of a letter I had written to the Governor and inviting me to spend the following winter ...
    • The Office of Lawyer Regulation More Effectively Balances the Needs of the Public and Attorneys 

      Swendson, Emily A. (2001)
      This paper examines the changes in the Wisconsin disciplinary system in order to demonstrate that the new disciplinary system offers improved protection of grievants and attorneys. I will use information derived from my ...
    • The Olympic Games From a Political Perspective 

      Clarke, Donna (1986)
      This paper attempts to examine the influence of the Olympic Games in the international arena and considers future alternatives which the Olympic movement may choose in order to continue to retain it's position in the ...
    • On the "Achievement Gap" A Challenge to the Terms of Public Debate Over Equality in Primary and Secondary Education 

      King, Janna (2003)
      Both sides of the "achievement gap" debate are problematic in two ways. First, neither side questions the significance of the "achievement gap" itself as a measure of equality. Second, both are flawed in their programmatic ...