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 Department: Political Science
 Resource Type: Paper
 Collection: UNT Scholarly Works
"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An Investigation into the Treatment of mens rea in the Quest to Hold Individuals Accountable for Genocide
This paper discusses a research investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide. This paper focuses on doctrinal controversies and examines how genocide is and has been addressed by modern tribunals, with special emphasis on the subjective mens rea (mental element) required for genocide.
Death Row Days: Factors Affecting the Rate of Execution in the State of Texas
This paper discusses research on the factors, especially racial bias, affecting the rate of execution in the state of Texas.
The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy
This paper discusses research on foreign policy during the First World War.
For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected?
This paper discusses research on the microfinance industry, for-profit versus nonprofit models, and the efficacy of microfinance in alleviating poverty.
Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008
This study analyzes in a longitudinal context the dimensional conceptualization of legitimacy set forth by Booth and Seligson in 'The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America,' in which they found that legitimacy was composed of six different dimensions: regime institutions, regime principles, local government, political actors, political community, and regime performance.
Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel
This paper discusses research on Palestinian perspectives on peace with Israel.
Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union
This paper discusses research on popular resistance, leadership attitudes, and Turkish accession to the European Union (E.U.).
The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy
Paper on the subjectivity of state legitimacy.
When the Chief Dissents: Examining the Effect of Instiutional and Administrative Responsibilities, 1946-2008
This paper discusses research examining the effect of institutional and administrative responsibilities of Supreme Court Justices.