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  Comparative Politics, Spring 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The main objective of this course is to introduce and explain the dominant concepts, theories, and methodology employed in the study of comparative politics.
This purpose is achieved by surveying a broad range of political systems that allow 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 a 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/pl200s03.htm   (1089 words)

 STUMP: media and politics: November 2003
Finberg gave our political journos some data points to work from as they consider this new audience, as well as some guidance to spark their imaginations about where to go next.
Several dozen journalists are converging on Poynter this afternoon for a five-day workshop on coverage of the 2004 political campaigns.
So far this morning, I've read two politics pieces I found interesting: a discussion of media bias by Stanford linguist Geoffrey Nunberg and a weblog entry by Jay Rosen on the ways the Internet is changing the way elections happen.
poynter.blogs.com /politics/2003/11   (2907 words)

 Limerick Leader - December 27th, 2003 - Features - Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He was a party animal who enjoyed a jar not wisely but too well and who abominated the holly and ivy drinkers and office party types on tour you frequently meet in hostelries at this time of year.
The political Christmas is, just like the festive season in many other trades, a time to lay down the cudgels, take a sociable glass, and reflect.
It is also interesting to reflect that his political career was short; he was first elected to the Dail in 1961; but it burned very brightly indeed.
www.limerick-leader.ie /issues/20031227/downing.html   (826 words)

 The Politics of year 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Year 2003 is still some two full years away and there is all the signboard all over the whole place telling everyone how far away it is. The signboard is also telling us of the eminent threat that may very well accompany it.
In the year 2003, every office including that of the of the President of Nigeria will become vacant and anyone who is qualified must come out and contest.
The election of 2003 is still far away and yet there is a lot of misinformation about what was agreed to and what was not agree to.
www.nigerdeltacongress.com /particles/politics_of_year_2003.htm   (1491 words)

 Comparative Politics - Fall 2003
You are about to engage in an ambitious combination of "comparative politics" and "comparative democracies." We will explore the evolution and various approaches to comparative politics, and gain substantive knowledge as well as practice in comparative politics with the study of four countries: Russia, Turkey, Mexico and Japan, and the European Union.
Comparative politics is both an analytical approach (with a variety of evolving models) and the subject matter of (usually non-U.S.) governments and politics.
The last chapters evaluate the place of comparative politics as an area of research, the practical, policy value of comparative politics, and the presumed future of comparative politics.
faculty.cua.edu /quirk/comp-f03.htm   (1311 words)

 Politics - Sept. 05, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Well, if we had not indulged in "too much politics then," Ms Macapagal-Arroyo would have remained an obscure and unheard-of (literally too, she consistently refused to speak out) vice president and Mike Arroyo would still be making penny-ante deals with whoever would have anything to do with him.
In this country in fact, not having "too much politics" merely means bringing toys to the kids ravaged by war in Mindanao instead of protesting that war and demanding an end to it.
Not having "too much politics" merely means rallying around Ms Macapagal-Arroyo and her men when they are accused of bombing Davao City and inventing fictitious bank depositors instead of damning their perfidy to high heavens the way we damned Estrada's perfidy to high heavens.
www.inq7.net /opi/2003/sep/05/opi_csdequiros-1.htm   (988 words)

 CBC News: Disclosure - Pop Politics!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Politics 'a turn-off' for under-45s – article from the BBC, February 28, 2002, outlines the situation in Britain.
Politics, pop culture collide at Liberal convention – article from CBC Arts News, November 13, 2003.
Politics by Punchline: Political Humor on Late Night TV 1989-2002 – from Media Monitor, the newsletter published by the Center for Media and Public affairs (CMPA), May/June 2002.
www.cbc.ca /disclosure/archives/040210_pop/resources.html   (886 words)

 Provisional University Bulletin 2003-04: Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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/review_provisional/POL-provisional.html   (5546 words)

 Last Look At 2003 Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It’s the second year Greensboro has spent debating a baseball stadium in the past five, and in true Greensboro tradition, this time the outcome of the public vote was a mirror image of what it was in 1998.
In 2003, for the first time in over 50 years, Greensboro didn’t have a professional golf tournament in the spring.
King had had a heart attack in the spring of 2003 and was not in the best physical shape when he resigned.
www.rhinotimes.com /greensboro/archives/122503/story02.html   (2377 words)

 Hispanic Magazine.com - December 2003 - Politics
Political operatives searching the results of California’s Oct. 7 special election for a clear definition of where Hispanic Americans stand politically got nothing of the sort.
But Melissa R. Michelson, a professor of political science at California State University at Fresno, cautions against the view that Latinos are ready to endorse more conservative views or that the election is evidence that California Latinos are open to voting Republican.
As a movie star making his first real foray into electoral politics, Schwarzenegger pitched himself as more of an independent than as a representative of a political party or ideology, very effectively feeding off of this desire for change, she says.
www.hispaniconline.com /magazine/2003/dec/Politics   (1137 words)

 Japan 2003: The Politics of Aging
Japan's political culture has been largely defined by overlapping hierarchies of groups, relationships, social interaction and financial obligations, rather than by ideas, agendas, or individuals.
They work in political offices as volunteers, staff the events, distribute the materials, and participate in the myriad of social gatherings that surround political campaigns.
Japanese citizens in their 40s and 50s in 2003 face very uncertain prospects; and to compound the problem, their own children, now graduating from college, are struggling to find full-time employment.
www.aarp.org /research/international/speeches/a2003-09-25-Saidel.html   (1411 words)

 2003 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
March 20 - 2003 Iraq war: Land troops from United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invade Iraq.
June 5 - Female suicide bomber detonates bomb near a bus carrying soldiers and civilians to a military airfield in Mozdok, a major staging point for Russian troops in Chechnya, killing at least 16 people.
November 12 - Occupation of Iraq: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
open-encyclopedia.com /2003   (3595 words)

 2003 in politics -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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March 16: Elections for the parliament are held in (Republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917) Finland.
September 14: Coup in (A republic on the northwestern coast of Africa; recognized as independent by Portugal in 1974) Guinea-Bissau.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2003_in_politics.htm   (3518 words)

 Online NewsHour: Religion and Politics -- April 22, 2003
A report on the conflicting roles of secularism and Islam in Turkish politics.
They are not in a position, in a political position to be controlled by anybody.
Under this colonial occupation -- whether political or religious -- is accentuated, is aggravated and it is extremely difficult to imagine how, under these circumstances, when they consider themselves to be under military occupation, you could have a constitutional assembly.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june03/religion_04-22.html   (2509 words)

 LID: Borough Politics June 16, 2003
We have, of course, nothing to prove that Martinez's hiring was a political payoff.
He is running not so much to win but to improve the political involvement of the district's sizeable Asian community.
In addition to a $400 fine for a corporate, over-the-limit contribution, it tacked on a $2,500 fine for "misrepresentation," which Watkins called "a very rare penalty assessment." In matters of politics and law enforcement, it is always better to say nothing than the wrong thing.
www.lidbrooklyn.org /bp061603.htm   (1996 words)

 STUMP: media and politics: October 2003
Chronicle politics writers Robert Salladay and Mark Martin examine the phenomenon of celebrities as politicians, including often fawning coverage by such media outlets as Entertainment Tonight.
So runs a new strain of political coverage criticism that's popped up in the Columbia Journalism Review and the American Journalism Review, as well as the liberal press.
Liberals have been griping for a while now that President Bush has, until recently, enjoyed remarkably buoyant poll numbers, despite his having delivered what many liberals believe is a collection of whoppers on the war, the economy, the environment, and other policy matters.
poynter.blogs.com /politics/2003/10   (2081 words)

 2003 in politics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Years in politics: 2001-2002-2003-2004-2005 - list of years in politics
Both men had advanced to the runoff in a May 2003 primary.
September 18: Liberal Democrat Sarah Teather is elected in a London By-election to succeed Paul Daisley, who died in June 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_in_politics   (1837 words)

 LID: Borough Politics May 12, 2003
One of the people he talked to was Manhattan attorney Ravi Batra, who's become a player in Brooklyn judicial politics since his law firm hired Assemblyman Clarence Norman, the Democratic county chief.
Many judges and lawyers are politically connected and engage in mutual back-scratching that would make your skin crawl.
The idea was to discourage Dear from running against Felder, because it would force him to move from his longtime home before being sworn in to office.
www.lidbrooklyn.org /bp051203.htm   (2063 words)

 MarcoGram February 2003 -- American Politics: Then and Now
From George Washington, who was unanimously elected in 1789 as the nation's first president, to George W. Bush, who became the 43rd president in 2000 after much debate, American politics has seen its share of ups and downs.
Political cartoons provide visual commentary on current events, mostly on the subject of government mishaps, and often reflect the cartoonist's bias or prejudice about the event.
Franklin drew the cartoon to support his argument at the Albany Congress of 1754 for the colonies to join together to deal with the problematic relationship with the Iroquois.
www.marcopolo-education.org /MarcoGrams/Feb2003.html   (1892 words)

 Nature & Politics (August 27, 2003)
It was a propaganda war, a war of perception management, where key phrases, such as "Weapons of Mass Destruction" and "Rogue State," were used like precision weapons on the target audience: us.
She called it the Rumsfeld group and included PR executive Sheila Tate and Republican political consultant Rich Galen.
Rendon is one of Washington's heaviest hitters, a Beltway fixer who never let political affiliation stand in the way of an assignment.
eatthestate.org /07-25/NaturePolitics.htm   (1611 words)

 It's Only Politics: July 2003 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
One week ago, the website www.ItsOnlyPolitics.com revealed that political insider Larry Sisung reportedly received a "cease and desist order" from the Office of Louisiana Commissioner of Securities which would effectively stop his ability to do financial business with municipalities and individuals within the state.
There were two recorded votes in the House of Representatives on the funds in the 2003 Regular Session.
Supporters of both men, and of the Republicans who exited the race, have quietly whispered in the back corners of recent political gatherings that Bollinger did this in collusion with Foster to make Jindal the clear GOP favorite.
www.itsonlypolitics.com /archives/2003_07.html   (5608 words)

He made his start in politics as a Muslim radical and remains much closer to the Islamists than Mahathir ever was.
He was adroit at money politics, a game that must be mastered to advance in the corrupt world of Malaysia's dominant party UMNO, and his relatives and friends benefited as much as any other senior politician from the parcelling out of shares and government contracts.
Stewart also places too much emphasis on the political actions of one individual — Mahathir — in generating an Islamic resurgence, rather than seeing the return to the mosque as an expression of the social and political forces unleashed by rapid economic change (and duplicated in other countries and amongst other religions).
home.vicnet.net.au /~abr/May03/Mares.htm   (1461 words)

 Politics & Technology: March 2003
Exploring how campaigns, candidates, and grassroots advocates are using the net as a communications and organizing tool.
Mars or Bust: a pair of Portland women with lots of Portland reaction to the war and protests.
As media coverage of the war heads into it's second full week of 24/7 news and commentary, Slate magazine has provided instructions on how to get Iraqi State Television on your computer.
www.politicsandtechnology.com /2003/03   (888 words)

 Arabic News Weekly Edition for Politics, 4/7/2003
Political observers circles have questioned on Thursday the reasons behind the assassination of the moderate Iraqi religious figure Abdul Majeed al-Khu'ei in al-Najaf, one of the holy Shiite cities.
Yemeni sources said that Iraq's representative at the Arab League ambassador Mohsin Khalil asked for the right of political asylum in Yemen- where he was ambassador in the 1990 s.
The UN said: The inability to reach agreement on a plan that would enable a united Cyprus to accede to the European Union could be ascribed to failings of political will rather than to the absence of favourable circumstances, the senior United Nations official dealing with the issue told the Security Council today.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Weekly/Politics/20030407.html   (4489 words)

 RealClear Politics - Mississippi 2003 Gubernatorial Election
Political Experience: Governor of Mississippi (1999 - present); Lt. Governor of Mississippi (1995-1999); Chairman, National Conference of Lieutenant Governors (1998); Mississippi State Senator (1987-1995).
Musgrove's camp says the race is a dead heat, while Barbour's campaign suggests their candidate is ahead, and by more than five points.
Racial politics are always a factor in Mississippi and this election will be no different.
www.realclearpolitics.com /Congressional/Ms_Gov_03.html   (1018 words)

 Politics Department Course Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Politics 240, Elections and Government in Western Democracies
Politics 340, American Supreme Court and Constitutional Law
Politics 397, Contemporary Problems in Law and the Electoral Process
home.wlu.edu /~grefed/politics/pol_courses.html   (34 words)

 Find in a Library: The statesman's yearbook 2003 : the politics, cultures and economies of the world
Find in a Library: The statesman's yearbook 2003 : the politics, cultures and economies of the world
The statesman's yearbook 2003 : the politics, cultures and economies of the world
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/7b11ada0427e9bb1a19afeb4da09e526.html   (59 words)

 The Statesman's Yearbook 2003: The Politics, Cultures, and Economies of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
For nearly one 140 years, The Statesman's Yearbook has been relied upon to provide accurate and comprehensive information on the current political, economic, and social status of every country in the world.
The 2003 edition is fully updated and contains more information than ever before, including for the first time websites for national governments and international organizations.
A foldout color section provides a political world map and flags for the 192 countries of the world.
www.libertyhaven.com /politicalbooks/politicalbooks10/0333980964AMUS452525.shtml   (176 words)

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