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An analysis of the effects of Soviet interventions on U.N. roll call voting
The purpose of this thesis is to discover the effects of Soviet interventions on overall voting patterns in the General Assembly of the United Nations. Specifically, it endeavors to study how U.N. voting changed after the ...
Barden to Powell to Perkins: Leadership and evolution of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, 1951-1984
This study analyzes the leadership and development of a U.S. House of Representatives committee over a thirty-five year period. It treats the leadership of three disparate chairmen--Graham A. Barden (D-NC), Adam Clayton ...
Consensus politics and Japanese defense budget policy, 1960-1975
During the Vietnam War period, the Japanese defense budget grew eight-fold, from 158 billion yen in 1960 to 1367 billion yen in 1975. In spite of the opposition parties' aversion to growth in the military, little was heard ...
Bureaucratic politics as a cause of government growth: The case of Costa Rica
This research examines the relationship between bureaucratic politics, incentive structures, and government growth. The basic assumption of this work is that actors behave in the fashion they determine will maximize their ...