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The 13th Congressional District in Transition: a Preliminary Analysis of Representation

The 13th Congressional District in Transition: a Preliminary Analysis of Representation

Date: January 1967
Creator: Bryant, Stephen N.
Description: The relationship between the representative and the reapportioned district is the central feature of the present study as it attempts to assess selected facets of the 13th Congressional District in transition.
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An Analysis of Senior High School Government Courses in the Public Schools of Texas

An Analysis of Senior High School Government Courses in the Public Schools of Texas

Date: June 1962
Creator: Holman, Dorothy Jane Riggs
Description: To provide a better understanding of civil government as taught in the public senior high schools of Texas, this study investigates the scope of subject matter now included in the course, the method of presentation of the students, and suggests possible improvement toward solution.
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An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948

An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948

Date: 1951
Creator: Barnebey, Malcolm Richard
Description: The purpose of this paper will be to look into the election returns to find some of the factors which have caused the trend of voters shifting away from the Democratic party towards the Republican party in presidential elections.
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The Attitudes of Non-Elective City Administrators toward their Publics: a Study of Cases in Two Cities

The Attitudes of Non-Elective City Administrators toward their Publics: a Study of Cases in Two Cities

Date: August 1967
Creator: Marshall, Ray Stephen
Description: This essay explores the question of what role does the public play in the operations of government, especially considering the bureaucracy of a democratic government.
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Audio-Visual Aids and the Teaching of Texas State Government

Audio-Visual Aids and the Teaching of Texas State Government

Date: 1948
Creator: Baker, Riley Ellis
Description: Audio-visual aids can help to cause the student to realize that "government" is an animate, ever-changing thing that affects him in many ways. The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways in which government courses may be given life.
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Campaign Tactics of the Arkansas Gubernatorial Elections as Revealed by the 1948, 1950 and 1952 Campaigns

Campaign Tactics of the Arkansas Gubernatorial Elections as Revealed by the 1948, 1950 and 1952 Campaigns

Date: February 1953
Creator: Crane, Billy G.
Description: This thesis is a study of the campaign tactics of the Arkansas gubernatorial elections as revealed by the 1948, 1950 and 1952 campaigns.
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The City of Denton Computer Installation: A Study of Conversion in a Medium-Sized Municipality

The City of Denton Computer Installation: A Study of Conversion in a Medium-Sized Municipality

Date: August 1967
Creator: Joyce, John W.
Description: It will be the purpose of this thesis to describe and analyze the events and factors which shaped installation of the first electronic data processing system acquired by the City of Denton, Texas--a "medium-sized" municpal organization operating under the council-manager plan. Because the environment may have some degree of effect upon such an effort within the public sector, a certain amount of space will be given over to description of the community as a geographic location, as an aggregation of people engaged in varied activities, and, by implication, as a background for the operation of a municipal government.
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The Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Transportation Study: A Case Study in Intergovernmental Relations

The Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Transportation Study: A Case Study in Intergovernmental Relations

Date: June 1967
Creator: Kadri, Shoukat A.
Description: This thesis studies and explores the history of the highway system in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Various laws enacted to establish an effective transportation system are discussed including the different government agencies affected and their relations.
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Education on America's Last Frontier (Alaska)

Education on America's Last Frontier (Alaska)

Date: 1942
Creator: Garner, Martha Marie Gough
Description: This thesis covers the history of education in Alaska, the federal school system, the territorial school system, the University of Alaska, Alaska's teachers, and the future of Alaskan education.
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Equal Representation and State Legislative Apportionment: a Study of the Political Impact of the Legislative Reapportionment Decisions

Equal Representation and State Legislative Apportionment: a Study of the Political Impact of the Legislative Reapportionment Decisions

Date: January 1968
Creator: Clark, Robert B.
Description: This study is concerned with the political impact of the Supreme Court's decisions concerning state legislative apportionment. First, an attempt is made to describe the political environment in which they were made, with special reference to the existing bases of representation in the states and the political reaction to the decisions. Secondly, the study traces the major issues relating to judicial enforcement of the apportionment standards enunciated by the Supreme Court and the modification and development of those standards that followed the initial decisions. Finally, the extent to which reapportionment has been successfully enforced by the courts may suggest some tentative conclusions about the viability and utility of the equal population doctrine as a constitutional standard, as well as some of the possible political consequences of enforcement of that standard.
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An Evaluation of the House Un-American Activities Committee with Conclusions and Recommendations as to its Future Value

An Evaluation of the House Un-American Activities Committee with Conclusions and Recommendations as to its Future Value

Date: 1948
Creator: Boyd, Will C.
Description: The purpose of this study is a critical examination of this Committee with emphasis on its methods, procedure, and worth.
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An Inquiry into the Factors Affecting the Outcome of the 1948 Presidential Election with the Situations in the States of Illinois, Ohio, and California Subject to Special Emphasis

An Inquiry into the Factors Affecting the Outcome of the 1948 Presidential Election with the Situations in the States of Illinois, Ohio, and California Subject to Special Emphasis

Date: August 1950
Creator: Raupe, Buell C.
Description: This thesis examines the factors affecting the outcome of the 1948 presidential election. The factors which will be take up are not a complete list of all those influences on the election but will be those which appeared most frequently in writings on the subject and those which, in the writer's opinion, exerted the strongest influence. By combining specific studies of the tree large pivotal states, with the investigation of general factors affecting the election, it is believed that certain rather definite conclusions can be drawn concerning what happened in the country as a whole.
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Judicial Interpretation of School Law in Texas with Emphasis on School District and Municipal Relations

Judicial Interpretation of School Law in Texas with Emphasis on School District and Municipal Relations

Date: June 1947
Creator: Splawn, C. Wayne
Description: The problem is, to determine the correct interpretation of the Texas statutes which govern the relationships between the municipality and the school district.
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Legal Principles and Practices in the Consolidation of School Districts in Texas

Legal Principles and Practices in the Consolidation of School Districts in Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Howell, Hewell Howard
Description: The writer in this study seeks to do two things: (1) to make clear the fundamental principles underlying the relation of the state and the local school officials to the school district in regard to school district consolidation, and (2) to reduce to a systematic organization the principles derived from cases which are applicable to this problem of consolidation of school districts.
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Legislative Trends in the Delegation of School Powers in Texas

Legislative Trends in the Delegation of School Powers in Texas

Date: August 1951
Creator: Light, Robert W.
Description: The delegation of powers by the Legislature in carrying out school laws has always been a function of that body. In 1929 Justice Walker, in the case of Richardson v. Liberty Independent School District, stated that all powers possessed by school districts have been delegated by the Legislature. The same is true in respect to the powers possessed by the State Board of Education and the county boards of education. All these divisions have been created by law and all their powers delegated by the Legislature.By this study the writer will try to show what trend the Legislature has taken in the delegation of powers concerning,schools. In this study the solution of the following questions will be sought: 1. Is there a tendency toward more delegation of power to the state level of administration? 2. Is there a tendency in the Legislature to give more power to county and local units in the school system? 3. Is the Legislature inclining toward exercising more power on its own initiative? By the study of laws passed by the Legislature delegating powers and retaining powers, these problems can be answered and a definite trend shown.
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Liability of Texas Municipalities Under Torts For Construction, Maintenance and Repair of Streets and Sidewalks

Liability of Texas Municipalities Under Torts For Construction, Maintenance and Repair of Streets and Sidewalks

Date: 1942
Creator: Waits, Edwin Bill
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the liability of municipal corporations in Texas for the construction, repair, and maintenance of their streets and sidewalks, and for injuries sustained by the traveling public through defects in same.
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The Local Administration of the War on Poverty with the Maximum Feasible Participation of the Poor; its Problems and Prospects: Community Action Program

The Local Administration of the War on Poverty with the Maximum Feasible Participation of the Poor; its Problems and Prospects: Community Action Program

Date: May 1969
Creator: Garza, Lorenzo
Description: The present study examines the background of the Economic Opportunity Act in a local administrative structure. An extensive investigation is made of the Community Action Program of Laredo, Texas. The Community Action Program is a new approach which is still in the formative period and this receptive to constructive suggestions for change. Perhaps, it is hoped, this study will point the direction for such change, to the benefit of the long-run effectiveness of the poverty program as well as healthier interlocal relations.
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The Movement for Trinity River Development

The Movement for Trinity River Development

Date: August 1964
Creator: Davis, Edwin S.
Description: This thesis analyzes the movement for Trinity River improvement and describes the methods used to promote the project.
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Municipal Publications and Reports as an Aspect of the City Manager's Public Relations in Fort Worth, Texas

Municipal Publications and Reports as an Aspect of the City Manager's Public Relations in Fort Worth, Texas

Date: June 1962
Creator: Newell, Charldean
Description: This thesis reports the results of an investigation of some public relations activities of one city manager government--that of Fort Worth, Texas, under L. P. Cookingham.
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National Defense Training Programs of the Federal Security Agency in Texas

National Defense Training Programs of the Federal Security Agency in Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Hitt, Harold H.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to give the reader a picture of the labor shortage hampering the Defense Production Program, to describe the structure and development of the corporate plan for the National Defense Training Programs conducted by the Federal Security Agency for Texas, to evaluate the effectiveness of this plan, and, in conclusion, to point out such developments as might possibly effect our general educational systems.
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A Position-Classification Plan in the Public Service Contrasted with Position-Classification in a State Institution of Higher Learning

A Position-Classification Plan in the Public Service Contrasted with Position-Classification in a State Institution of Higher Learning

Date: 1946
Creator: Crow, Herman L.
Description: This thesis discusses the similarities and differences between position classifications in public service and a state institution of higher learning.
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Probation and Constitutional Protection

Probation and Constitutional Protection

Date: August 1965
Creator: Killingsworth, James R.
Description: This thesis analyzes the relationship between constitutional protections and probation in America. That relationship is not a clear one because traditional protections of individual rights focus on the person accused of a crime while probation focuses attention on the convicted defendant. Students of public law have paid little attention to the defendant following his conviction.
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The Relationship of Technology to United States Foreign Policy through Technical Assistance Programs to Underdeveloped Countries

The Relationship of Technology to United States Foreign Policy through Technical Assistance Programs to Underdeveloped Countries

Date: August 1969
Creator: Griffitts, Garland W.
Description: The focus of this work lies in an examination of the effect of technological sophistication upon, and the reactions to technological sophistication by, the United States in its active participation in the international arena. Specifically, this work is to be an examination of one aspect of twentieth century technology, that of the transfer of technology, within the foreign policy considerations of the United States. This work will be further limited to an examination of American foreign policy of technology transfer to the underdeveloped countries of the world.
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Southeast Denton: A City's Attempt to Correct Blighted Conditions

Southeast Denton: A City's Attempt to Correct Blighted Conditions

Date: May 1971
Creator: Humphries, Barry K.
Description: This study is concerned with the problem of outlining and analyzing the efforts of the City of Denton to correct blighted conditions in its southeast section. The thesis is a case study partially based on field research and personal interviews.
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