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  University Bulletin 2002-03: Politics
Politics courses are designed to develop an understanding of the various ways societies organize themselves to manage conflict and cooperation, and to make and implement public policy.
Philosophical perspectives are provided primarily in the political theory courses; the U.S. system is studied primarily in the American politics courses; the politics of foreign countries are studied primarily in the comparative politics courses; and the relations among states are studied primarily in the international politics courses.
Examination of classical political texts and modern writings for insights on central problems of political discourse such as power and authority, human nature, freedom, obligation, justice, and the organization of the state.
www.brandeis.edu /registrar/bulletin/2002-03/POL-02-03.html   (5508 words)

 Comparative Politics, Spring 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The main objective of this course is to introduce and explain the dominate concepts, theories, and methodology employed in the study of comparative politics.
This purpose is achieved by surveying a broad range of political systems which allows the student to better understand the differences and similarities that exist between different political systems.
Through knowledge gained from this course, the student acquires not only an broader understanding of political science and the role of a political scientist in the dynamic and changing world, but acquires a expansive understanding of diverse political systems.
www.uncp.edu /home/trapp/pls200/outlines/pl200s02.htm   (1008 words)

 POLITICS & POLICY2(IDEAS 2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
IDEAS 2002 will bring together international manufacturers and suppliers of products and services to explore the opportunity for cooperation in the field of defence production and facilitate the commonality of weapons and equipment for the ease of integration of multinational forces.
The IDEAS 2002 Seminar programme, addressed by representatives of some of the leading defence related organisations and institutions as well as geo-strategic visionaries, is planned to attract a large audience, comprising of top defence professionals, armed forces personnel and members of world's defence ministries.
The organisers of IDEAS 2002, Pegasus Consultancy (Pvt.) Ltd. are hosting a reception on 19th September for the international participants, delegates and visitors, where Pakistan's culture and hospitality will be brought into limelight.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2002/issue36/etc4.htm   (1001 words)

 POLITICS & POLICY3(ELECTION 2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Giving the devil his due one must appreciate the political acumen of Nawaz Sharif which he demonstrated by promptly withdrawing his nomination paper reportedly "as a gesture of solidarity with PPP Chairperson Benazir Bhutto and the protesting people of Sindh province".
Irrespective of these interpretations, however, the fact is that the two major political parties, having solid vote bank in the electorate, are today united to contest the October elections and to confront the Musharraf Government.
The political parties and leaders should take full advantage of the electronic exposure by preparing their respective case convincingly before appearing on the TV and Radio.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2002/issue36/etc5.htm   (857 words)

 UEA Undergraduate Prospectus 2002: Politics
Because politics is part of the School of Economic and Social Studies, much of this work combines the approaches and insights of different disciplines, to produce distinct and innovative programmes.
This can be seen in work being done on the role of intellectuals in politics, on a number of crucial social issues (refugees, racism, health policy), on the aftermath of the Cold War, on popular culture, and on globalisation.
This is a degree in Politics with a subsidiary component devoted to the study of mass media.
www.uea.ac.uk /menu/study_and_research/undergrad/ugprospectus_2003/subjects/politics.html   (657 words)

 speedysnail · politics archives for 2002
Deciding how many public servants to assign to that task is a political decision, and the decisions taken by the Howard government have the effect (and perhaps the intention) of discouraging all but the most patient of potential immigrants.
They have been motivated by "a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular group or political opinion" (1951 Refugee Convention) to leave their home country.
I've moved the Madagascar entries out of the politics category and into a category of their own.
speedysnail.com /2002/politics.html   (3159 words)

 FT June/July 2002: Warrior Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Indeed, he declares that “the paramount question of world politics in the early twenty—first century will be the reestablishment of order.” The period we have entered will be “the most important decades of American foreign policy”—the years during which the terms of the emerging global civilization will be written.
Warrior Politics is really a meditation on the ideas of these five men, plus those of Malthus, with reference to the needs of the twenty—first century.
Warrior Politics is a call for the American political class to redefine itself in terms of a new goal: the maintenance and consolidation of an international system that is, in some respects, a loosely organized global empire.
www.firstthings.com /ftissues/ft0206/reviews/reilly.html   (1649 words)

 ASEE PRISM - Nov 2002 - On Politics
With midterm elections approaching, it also changed the nature of the political debate as national security suddenly re-emerged as the No. 1 issue.
After several months when the stock market slide, the return of the federal deficit, and corporate corruption gathered momentum as issues, the war on terrorism and President Bush's campaign against Saddam Hussein were again on the front burner.
Overall, the new political environment may be producing a new consensus.
www.prism-magazine.org /nov02/onpolitics.cfm   (668 words)

 Wisconsin Politics 2002
Politics in Wisconsin in 2002 will be fast and furious.
Acting Governor Scott McCallum looks to go unchallenged in the Republican primary, but his continued missteps and blunders leave many wondering whether he is up to the challenge of being Governor, and if there still might be a Republican primary challenger on the horizon.
Listed are some important links for you to understand and follow what is happening in Wisconsin's political world leading up to the 2002 election.
www.geocities.com /wispolitics2002   (199 words)

 The Politics of 2002
A year plagued by war, recession, bioterror attacks and political bickering ended with a considerable amount of unfinished business in the nation’s capitol — by design.
As the elections draw near, partisan swords will again be wielded to acquire the remaining few signatures needed on the House discharge petition to force a vote.
When Congress returns on January 23, the political posturing is likely to require more microphones than the networks have.
www.cfif.org /htdocs/legislative_issues/federal_issues/hot_issues_in_congress/confirmation_watch/confirmation_politics2002.html   (612 words)

 OnTheIssues.org - Candidates on the Issues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Below are the summary results of our VoteMatch 20-question political quiz, with analysis of the responses in terms of Bush's and Kerry's stances from the 2004 elections.
Analysis: Only 35% agree with Kerry's stance to keep Social Security within the federal government, while 44% agree with Bush's stance of privatization (but support of privatization has waned since the 1999-2000 score of 56%-29%).
Social Security until recently was called the "Third Rail" of politics -- touch it and you die -- but clearly the voters are ready for a change.
www.issues2000.org   (1313 words)

 Books and Writing - 9/6/2002: Writing Politics
This week we take a close look at the matter of writing political speeches, of writing a portrait of a politician while closely working with him, and of writing about someone for whom you feel enormous warmth.
But I didn’t read ‘Politics and the English Language’ until a couple of years ago, and there he was saying in 1939, particularly about ideological speak, fascist and communist and socialist language; what had become ten times worse in liberal democratic Canberra sixty years later.
In the great bland era of politics, Keating will stand there as a man who did some truly great works for this country and did everything with a good will towards the country.
www.abc.net.au /rn/arts/bwriting/stories/s575379.htm   (5825 words)

 Playing Politics - September 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Now a year later, with budgets on empty and an election upcoming, some are concerned that although intentions are good and effort is being made, the window of opportunity may be closing for the chance to effect change.
Cyber space is seen as one of the key battlegrounds for future terrorist strikes, and yet some state and local government agencies, not to mention federal, may be as vulnerable as ever.
Part of the problem is a lack of political savvy on the part of local public safety officials, according to Sander.
www.govtech.net /magazine/story.php?id=23404&issue=9:2002   (2012 words)

The aim of the unit is to provide students with a grounding in debates about the social significance and 'effects' of film and television drama and documentary, in various industrial, national and global contexts.
Students should attain a confidence in discussing and analysing the significance of film in particular political and historical contexts, and they should attain the ability to read and interpret film texts and to understand and assess the visual and other codes of film language in relation to political and social analysis.
Political films: do they reflect, distort or construct history (or do all three), and in what ways: e.g.
staff.bath.ac.uk /hssbpn/Film-Politics-Society-2002.htm   (2259 words)

 October Politics 2002
Typically, the political parties contest only two or three seats, the remainder safely resting in one party's favor.
On a political timeline, surely October fetches that distinction as well as the most surprising month.
Republicans entered the 2002 election with 20 seats at stake, while the Democrats were defending only 14.
www.pscinc.com /Documents/politics_2002/october_politics.htm   (1097 words)

 There's Politics, August 8, 2002
I spoke to twelve other political candidates who have campaigned in the same manner as I have, and none of them has ever been told to stop doing what I was doing at the DMV station.
Recall that after Congress passed the 23rd Amendment on June 16, 1960, granting DC the right to vote for Presidential electors equal to the smallest state, Hawaii (which had become a state in August 1959) was the first state to ratify the DC amendment on June 23, 1960.
All postings should also be submitted to themail@dcwatch.com, and should be about life, government, or politics in the District of Columbia in one way or another.
www.dcwatch.com /themail/2002/02-08-08.htm   (4953 words)

 May 2002: Sex, Politics and the American Way
He was in his teens during the Depression of the 1930s, when the Communist Party was at the height of its political influence and had its largest membership.
Asked in the same interview if his political views had changed since the 1950s, Miller responded that he was in deadly fear of people with too much power: "Now it's a day-to-day fight to stop dreadful things from happening."
Miller stated in his 1969 book, "From Russia," that at the time (the 1950s) there were millions of Americans who shared the HUAC chairman's feelings about rooting out and arresting all suspected subversives.
www.socialistaction.org /news/200205/sex.html   (1068 words)

 ESR | January 14, 2002 | The politics of horniness
Andrew Sullivan, despite his highbrow education, his usefulness in exposing contemporary liberal cant, his willingness to engage serious contemporary issues, his prodigious energy, and his better-than-middling (but not much better than middling) prose style, has devoted his career to the politics of horniness: Whatsoever I desire, that is right.
Read www.andrewsullivan.com's "Daily Dish" for any short period, and you find out what Sullivan means by "the temptation of fundamentalist politics." At least every week, and often every two or three days, he will slam his favorite targets on the American religious-conservative wing, Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson.
The politics of horniness: basing one's entire system of belief and values on one overriding physical desire.
www.enterstageright.com /archive/articles/0102/0102sullivan.htm   (989 words)

 Starcats Astrology 2002: U.S. Politics. Watergate
Issues become "ripe." The Saturnian necessity to revisit and restructure political life is an inevitablity bound up with the 20 year Saturn-Jupiter cycle.
Saturn is associated with the administration of justice and has its affilations with police (law enforcement) and also the regimentation of military life and discipline.
The attitude of a nation toward law, order, taboos, old practices, the old guard in politics, etc., are also associated with Saturn.
starcats.com /watergate/watergate.html   (2082 words)

 NPR: Politics 2002
As the 2002 mid-term elections approach, American voters are confronting fears of terrorism, weighing the prospect of military action against Iraq, and facing an unsteady economy tinged with corporate scandal.
Anne Sutton of member station KTOO in Juneau, Alaska, reports on the rigors of running a political campaign in a district that's bigger than many states.
Exclusively for npr.org, NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin offers his list of the key 2002 congressional and gubernatorial races, and explains the logic behind the list.
www.npr.org /news/specials/pol2002   (1695 words)

 Capitol Hill Blue: Election 2002: The politics of disappointment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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In an election that will determine control of Congress for the next two years and define the political landscape in the next presidential campaign, Republicans are expected to retain control of the House, based on the latest polls and conversations with observers and officials of both parties.
The one region of the political landscape that does seem likely to undergo major changes is the statehouses.
www.capitolhillblue.com /cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi?archive=11&num=945   (1632 words)

 Nature and Politics (November 20, 2002)
Recall Ian Thomas, the former cartographer at the US Geological Survey, who was fired in March of 2001 after he posted to a website maps showing how caribou calving areas would be despoiled by Bush's plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
In March of 2002, Eric Shaeffer, head of regulatory enforcement at the EPA, resigned in disgust after the White House kept him from pursuing legal actions against power plants violating the Clean Air Act and then slashed the enforcement divisions' staff by 200 positions, effectively gutting the division.
Then there is Jim Martin, the former ombudsman at the EPA, who resigned in protest after EPA director, Christie Todd Whitman, ordered his office disbanded and sent FBI agents to seize his files and equipment.
eatthestate.org /07-06/NaturePolitics.htm   (1332 words)

 POLITICS - Bolton - November 2002
She is careful to reject the view that Lutheranism permitted him to believe in a modern version of the Divine Right of Kings, but points out that many politicians — family men who attend church — are apt to believe that 'A "good" man will not require political checks and balances.
His personal virtue is sufficient guarantee.' Conflating his own interest with Queensland's, erasing the boundaries between public and private morality, Bjelke-Peterson believed that his intentions and personal courtesy justified almost any manoeuvre.
Perhaps he should be seen not as a remnant of German Lutheranism, but as a portent of the Americanisation of the Australian political idiom.
home.vicnet.net.au /~abr/Nov02/Bolton.htm   (1067 words)

 Union Politics - December 2002 Solidarity
When local union members seek political office, it usually inspires the local union members to go out and support their own,” said Dick Long, director of the UAW National Community Action Program.
In Iowa, the two-term state rep and John Deere worker from Waterloo, Bill Dotzler, was elected to the state Senate with 66 percent of the vote.
He continues to defy conventional wisdom that says bucking the anti-tax juggernaut is political suicide.
www.uaw.org /solidarity/02/1202/feature07.html   (419 words)

 Feb 2002:The Politics of Pain
The study was widely reported; terms like "shameful" and "unbelievable" were uttered in response.
They also are notoriously poor at figuring into their monitoring such issues as increasing tolerance to medications.
California is one of only five states retaining the triplicate system, but political lobbying by law enforcement and other groups has defeated attempts by the California Medical Association to scrap this program in favor of less invasive monitoring.
www.sfms.org /sfm/sfm202d.htm   (1950 words)

 MASSCANN/Norml, working to build a consensus for a more moral and rational public policy regarding all uses of the ...
In the 2001 – 2002 session of the legislature she was on the JOINT COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS and JOINT COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY.
She is being challenged in the Democratic Primary on September 17, 2002 by Rafael T. McLaughlin and Jacqueline Payne Thompson.
She is being challenged in the Democratic Primary on September 17, 2002 by James J. Foyle of North Brookfield.
www.masscann.org /politics_2002.htm   (4155 words)

 29. June, 2002 - nostalgia - politics
We only talked a little bit of politics last night, but it was still interesting (to me).
Maybe I'll end up voting for Ed McGaa as a protest vote, but this is a case where I'd really like to see None of the Above on the ballot.
Last updated on Sat, 29 Jun 2002 01:12:51.
davespicks.com /archive/2002/06/29.html   (354 words)

 Russian Politics 2002
Duma deputy Viktor Pokhmelkin: As I see it, 2002 will be a year of a growing longing for freedom on the part of the people, the year of liberalization of all aspects of life of the state and society.
Andrei Tsunsky, an expert with the Center of Political Technologies: 2001 was a clear indication that President Putin advocates a process of modernization of Russia.
Unfortunately, the condition of the country as such and of the moment leave him with few instruments to wield.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6024-9.cfm   (485 words)

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