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 Department: Department of Government
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Campaign Tactics of the Arkansas Gubernatorial Elections as Revealed by the 1948, 1950 and 1952 Campaigns
This thesis is a study of the campaign tactics of the Arkansas gubernatorial elections as revealed by the 1948, 1950 and 1952 campaigns. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130306/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130264/
A Study of the Effectiveness of Citizenship Education as it is Taught in the Public Secondary Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is to determine whether students in Texas high schools are receiving adequate citizenship education, to see what factors are responsible for the present situation, and finally to search for possible improvements in civic education and possible solutions for specific problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108024/
An Analysis of the Operation of Title I of the Federal Housing Administration Act
The writer proposes in this study to set forth, in brief, the functions of lending institutions in financing home building and home improvements under the plan of loans offered by the Federal Housing Administration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53505/
National Defense Training Programs of the Federal Security Agency in Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53332/
An Analysis of Certain Aspects of International Narcotics Law Enforcement 1949-1959
This thesis is an analysis of aspects of international narcotics law enforcement from 1949-1959. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108096/
The Role of Local Law Enforcement Agencies in Dealing with Juvenile Delinquency
This thesis discusses the history of law enforcement and the role of local law enforcement agencies dealing with juveniles and juvenile delinquency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130440/
Tendencies Away from Democracy
It is the intention of the author to arrive at a definition of democracy based upon governmental principles which are refutable by none, although further discussion in the light of this definition may not be accepted by all. In addition, it is the objective of the author to make a study of deviations from the Constitution, as shown by certain acts of the agents of government, as well as dangers to our democracy that exist due to certain attitudes and practices of the people. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53509/
Probation and Constitutional Protection
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130626/
Tom Clark: The Role of Antitrust Law in the American Economy
This thesis will analyze the work of Mr. Justice Tom C. Clark, in one field of law -- antitrust legislation. It is hoped to gain insight into the accomplishments and shortcomings of Mr. Justice Clark and to provide an appraisal of the Supreme Court's participation in the formulation of policy in the antitrust field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130608/
The Legal Authority and Limitations of Teachers Contracts
The purpose of this study is to determine the nature and characteristics of the contractual relathionship between boards of education and public school teachers. The purpose is also to determine by analysis of a group of contract forms the nature of the stipulations found in the average contract. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29907/
Administrative and Judicial Evolution of the Occupational Disease Concept in Workmen's Compensation Legislation
The purpose of this study is to examine the theory of workmen's compensation, tracing its historical development and showing how the law evolved in the United States. Pertinent statutes and administrative and judicial decisions will be given to the evolution of the theory of compensable occupational diseases. Following an analysis of the occupational disease concept and the significance of this concept in modifying the basic theory, an effort will be made to evaluate the effect of this concept upon the meaning of the laws. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108160/
An Analysis of Senior High School Government Courses in the Public Schools of Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130498/
Municipal Publications and Reports as an Aspect of the City Manager's Public Relations in Fort Worth, Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108142/
President Truman and the Taft-Hartly Act
Truman's activity prior to the passage of the Taft-Hartly Act, his veto, and his later use and conception of the law will form the main framework for this analysis. Although this will be the main emphasis of the study, an analysis of Harry S. Truman's earlier attitude development, especially toward labor, merits research, in so far as these attitudes affected his actions during the period under consideration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130750/
Why Did Socrates Die? A View of Man and the State
This thesis presents the political theory of Socrates, his trial and death, and looks at the reasons for Socrates' choice of death. In addition the author discusses the meaning of Socrates as it pertains to intellectual evolution and the maturity of societies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130832/
Japanese-American Internment: Prelude, Pressures, Practice
The present essay, studying the historical, social, political, and military factors, traces the development of ideas culminating in the detention. Considering the affair in this manner should more clearly explain the "why" of Japanese removal. Particularly, the concept of "military necessity," the Army's major reason for evacuation, is considered with emphasis on factors which contributed to the development of this position. The role of Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt, the primary advocate of removal based on necessity, is explored. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130860/
Selected Issues in Government and Steel
The purpose of this study has been to examine selected issues involved in the growth and development of the steel industry with particular reference to the part played by government. A secondary purpose is a study of the steel industry, itself - its founders, type of organization, and some of its problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130502/
Liability of Texas Municipalities Under Torts For Construction, Maintenance and Repair of Streets and Sidewalks
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75443/
The Systematic Exclusion of Negroes from Jury Service
It is the purpose of this paper to present the historical record of Negro service on grand and petit juries in the United States, as that record is revealed by decisions of both state and federal courts; particularly the decisions of the United States Supreme Court. It is the desire of this treatise that such record shall be presented fairly. Finally, it is the aim of this document to present this historical record of cases in such a manner as to allow the prediction of certain potential developments visible in the course of justice. This then is a presentation of the record of the systematic exclusion of the Negro race in the matter of service on grand and petit juries in the United States, and with especial attention to the State of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96928/
A Position-Classification Plan in the Public Service Contrasted with Position-Classification in a State Institution of Higher Learning
This thesis discusses the similarities and differences between position classifications in public service and a state institution of higher learning. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70381/
Education on America's Last Frontier (Alaska)
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70340/
Racial Residential Restrictions and the Fourteenth Amendment
Although this study will be concerned primarily with the Negro and legal issues involved in efforts to discriminate against the Negro race, a careful study of racial residential segregation will reveal that the imposed restrictions may be based on religion, nationality, or race. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107886/
Khrushchev and Socialist Realism: a Study of the Political Control of Soviet Literature, 1960-1963
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the topic of political control of literature within the Soviet Union. The specific scope of this examination includes an investigation of Nikita S. Khrushchev and his utilization of socialist realism as one of the primary methods of literary control during the period, 1960-1963. A study of literature and its political control will demonstrate the important and dynamic roles which the political control of literature fulfills in the political system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131174/
Professionalism in Teacher Unionism
The purpose of this study is to point out the accomplishments and various benefits gained through teacher cooperation, with special emphasis placed upon the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83462/
Input Model for Foreign Policy Crisis Decision-Making
The purpose of this thesis will be to examine the decision-making process in crisis situations, defined as those presenting a high threat and short decisional time. Crisis situations in the area of foreign policy have become more acute and dangerous since the end of World War II and the rise of nuclear weapon delivery capabilities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131150/
The Local Administration of the War on Poverty with the Maximum Feasible Participation of the Poor; its Problems and Prospects: Community Action Program
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131092/
Equal Representation and State Legislative Apportionment: a Study of the Political Impact of the Legislative Reapportionment Decisions
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130898/
An Evaluation of the House Un-American Activities Committee with Conclusions and Recommendations as to its Future Value
The purpose of this study is a critical examination of this Committee with emphasis on its methods, procedure, and worth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75682/
Wartime Wage Stabilization
This thesis examines the wartime wage stabilization program in detail, and how it may help with controlling inflation in general. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75671/
The Goals of the Peace Corps
Agencies such as the Peace Corps are by nature benevolent, which means they are devised for the expressed purpose of granting aid to other persons. In this case, the avowed purpose is aid for the underdeveloped nations of the world. However, politicians lodged in governmental authority are not humanistic solely for the sake of helping others; there are political aims to be gained. What these aims are and how they affect the operation of a youth corps for peace is a major concern of this thesis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130674/
Philosophical Irrationalism and Italian Fascism
The purpose of this work will be to trace the development from responsible scholasticism to irrational political violence, and to locate the various sources from which the intellectual acceptance of anti-humanitarian violence spring forth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130698/
Audio-Visual Aids and the Teaching of Texas State Government
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83388/
The Attitudes of Non-Elective City Administrators toward their Publics: a Study of Cases in Two Cities
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130864/
Southeast Denton: A City's Attempt to Correct Blighted Conditions
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131370/
Administrative Reorganization in the Southwest Region of the Federal Aviation Agency
The purpose of this study is to examine an example of administrative reorganization which can provide useful information to those interested in the continuing process of administrative reorganization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130579/
The Political Theories of José Ortega y Gasset
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the complete writings of Ortega, bringing together the recurring themes in his works as they relate to politics and political theory, and describing them in systematic form. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108175/
Fourth Freedom
It is the purpose of this paper to show that the Post Office must be a service and not a business. It will be shown that the Post Office Department is gradually changing from a service to a business. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108203/
An Analysis of the Political Career of Carl Schurz, 1868-1888
Carl Schurz, appearing on the American political stage during a period of great change, felt the influence of human events as he formulated his political thinking. He also was affected by his German birth, education, and revolutionary activity before his immigration to the United States. Indeed, it appears that much of his political thought was reaction to existing circumstances or events rather than pure contemplative thinking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108241/
The Family-size Farm and Agricultural Price Supports
This thesis is a study of the family farm, the authority of government as it relates to agriculture, the background of agriculture price support programs, agriculture price supports, the effects of agriculture price support, subsidy payments by the United States government, and the present trends. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107891/
A Study of the Government's Loyalty and Security Programs
The purpose of this study is to show just how a loyalty or security program may affect the government employee or armed service personnel as individuals and as a unit of a department. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107837/
Self-incrimination : An Historical Interpretation
This paper is an attempt to present the history of the so-called "self-incrimination clause" of the Fifth Amendment from the time the idea was first conceived in the mind of man to the present day. It is an attempt to present the ideas of both legal and lay thinkers concerning this clause. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107885/
Decisions of the Supreme Court Necessitating a New Type of Police Power
This study will remain with the role of the Supreme Court, and then only with its role in the character of interpretation as far as the necessitation of a new type of police power is concerned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108001/
Tom Clark: the Role of Government in the Protection of Individual Rights
Tom Clark has fulfilled a dual role in the development of the American legal system: He has served as a moderating influence, often arbitrating the differences between opposing factions on the Court; and, he has served as a figure of caution and restraint upon the members of the Court, developing a judicial philosophy which is deferential to other units of government. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163869/
The Movement for Trinity River Development
This thesis analyzes the movement for Trinity River improvement and describes the methods used to promote the project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163859/
An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96923/
The Nature and Scope of the Treaty-Making Power
It is the purpose of this study to determine the scope of the powers of the national government in view of the existence of the treaty-making power. The primary objective is to determine what strength the internal prohibitions of the Constitution against action by the national government have in the face of the external powers recognized to exist by International Law and the Supreme Court of the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96959/
Religious Freedom of Jehovah's Witnesses
The author has tried to show in this study the broad applications laid down by the Supreme Court in its decisions dealing with Jehovah's Witnesses. The tolerance used by the Supreme Court in working out the immense problems created by this sect at such a critical period, shows how tolerance builds strength rather than lessens it. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96967/
The Political Theory of John F. Kennedy
This thesis is an attempt to reveal John F. Kennedy, the politician, as a political theorist. Kennedy's philosophy was the underlying current for all his political action, and in the test of time and history, the measurement of his success is more likely to be weighted in favor of his political theory than in favor of his political accomplishments. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130931/
Comprehensive Health Planning
The purpose of this study is to conduct an examination of the concept of comprehensive health planning the type of which is mandatory if society is ever to realize comprehensive health services for the multitude of people in that society. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130905/
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