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Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa - An Impediment to Economic Growth

Sub-Saharan Africa is faced with many challenges. It is a region bulging with resources but cursed with incredible political and economic greed. With a vast ethnic diversity and an often misconstrued ... triangular cause - cultural, economic and political; each, together with so many other factors threaten Sub-Saharan Africa's socio-economic development. Economic under-development; Corruption; Sub-Saharan

Controversies of Multi/Ethnic Democracy: The Case of Republic of Macedonia

This paper aims to demystify the multi-ethnic model of the democratic form of government, which has been strongly promoted in the international political discourse toward Third World countries. In ... Third World countries. In political science, this concept is actually so controversial and paradoxical, that its (pseudo) scientific use can be interpreted only as an instrument of geopolitical strategies

L’opérationnalisation Des Politiques Publiques Face A La Négociation Et La Marchandisation Politiques Au Bénin De 2006 A 2016

the relevance of public action. Its overall objective is to analyze the political practices that have supported the operationalization of public policies from 2006 to 2016. In answering the research ... answering the research question asked, the variables generated by the working hypotheses are related to political negotiation, political haggling, and political blackmail. The research is anchored on the

Socio-Political Conditions for Christians in Egypt

Egypt have shown growing intolerance not only toward Christians, but also toward Muslims who do not agree with Islamic fundamentalism and political Islam. In terms of religion, Egypt presents a seemingly ... Copts seek Russian refuge," 2013). Additionally, CBS?s 60 Minutes reported that 2013 marked the worst year for Copts in Egypt in recent history: The ongoing political violence in Egypt has led to

Lutte De Leadership Feminin Au Pouvoir Et (Re) Structuration De Rapports Sociaux De Sexe En Province Orientale

This paper focuses on the subversive and performative gender dimension of the emergence of women politicians in post-Mobutu Oriental Province. The ambition of these women political leaders, in a bid ... to break the glass wall sheltering the inequalities between the sexes for others especially political purposes. They are selective in their commitment. In this case, it is women's elites of convention

Tale of Loss & Personal Ruin in Response to Time of Crisis in Selected Plays by Christopher Shinn & Jon Robin Baitz

-Broadway in January 2011. Both plays deal with Iraqi war in apolitical way. However, Dying City puts into focus conflicting identities as a result of social and political context that threatens individuals ... Christopher Shinn & Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz. Through Craig?s suicide in Dying City and Henry?s involvement in a terrorist attack in Other Desert Cities, Shinn and Baitz question current political

The One-Stop Shop Approach: New Public Management Model in Transition Countries

situations for citizens, clients, and service providers who are trying to find best solutions by delivering large number of services at lower cost. However, during the implementation phase, the political ... as a guide for the smooth implementation of OSS in order to avoid the unrealistic political and citizen expectations, conflicts, lack of resources, and dilemmas related to the OSS model that is most

A Comparative Analysis of the Society and State Theories of “Ahlâk-I Alâî” and “Leviathan” Based on the State and Governance-Oriented Paradigms

Although Ottoman political thought has been studied in its own structure in many ways, the studies which demostrate its position against different political structures, at least, those in Europe are ... , kâdî and kâdîasker. However, because of his treatises in many fields such as history, moral philosophy and politics, he is considered one of the leading thinkers of Ottoman political thought. For

Investigation of Factors that Induce Premarital Sexual Intercourse Among Adolescents in Secondary Schools in Nigeria

study was guided by three research questions and one hypothesis and adopted survey research design. Multistage sampling technique was used to sample 600 students from all the six geo-political zones in ... All secondary school students in all the six geo-political zones in Nigeria constituted the population of the study. The sample comprised six hundred (600) respondents selected from the population

An Analysis of the Factors Affecting Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment: Case Study of Selected Projects in Nairobi City County, Kenya

participation in EIA process among selected projects in Nairobi City County. The specific objectives of the study were to evaluate how socio- economic, behavioral and political factors affect PP in EIA process ... , lack of capacity to conduct environmental audits and enforcement, weak institutional linkages and political interference (Kahangirwe,2011) . The constraints towards public participation in EIA practice

Indonesian Journalist; After Political Reformation

increasingly professional. They see themselves as neutral and objective disseminators of news, though not as political actors and agents of development. Indonesian journalists disapprove of unscrupulous ... -Order Regime; Critical-watchdog Journalism; Objective-Precision Journalism - et al., 2003: 5). This withdraw of political restrictions on the media system has triggered an exploding demand for young and

Hacia Una Reconceptualización Teórica Y Metodológica Del Gobierno Abierto: Paradigma Explicativo De La Gobernabilidad Local

facilitates access to information for the purposes of social, political and economic control. Through a literature review method and qualitative methodological design, this article highlights that the four

Christian Perspective to Reconciliation in Luke 15:25-32

moral and political tensions that result from wrongdoing and conflict between persons or groups, reconciliation has variously been conceived of as an elusive concept. The questions often raised concern ... and constructive response to past conflicts. The interest is especially on the moral and political contexts in which victims of wrongdoings should accept reconciliation with their aggressors. It then

The Romanian Youth’s Contact with the West in the 19th Century: Education, Connections and Political Formation

. From this point of view, the young Romanians who studied in various cultural and political milieus, such as the French or the German etc., were influenced by the societies of the respective countries ... Dogaru Cosmin-Ștefan 0 Junior Lecturer 0 0 University of Bucharest, Faculty of Political Science , Romania In the 19th century, Western Europe became a landmark for the future Romanian leaders, and the

Problem Base and Case Study Methodology in Medical Education

contrast the general "ways of thinking" of science (biology) and of philosophy (ethics). Approach bioethical problems, break them into smaller component parts (analysis), and discuss those analyses through ... oral and written communication, both individually and in groups. Approach bioethical problems and propose solutions to them that transcend the disciplines of biology and philosophy, solidly rooted in

An Evidence-Based Possible Framework for Addressing Economic and Health Challenges of the Ageing Population in Bangladesh

Political unrest, poor economic growth, low savings and tiny coverage of pension are making the elderly to face challenges to survive in Bangladesh. Health care costs of elderly affected their ... solid financial provision so that the insurance company?s existing role would be more credible and effective. Political support is very much needed in this sector to improve the current scenery of ageing

The Political Economy of Global Agriculture: Effects on Agriculture, Farmers, Consumers and Economic Growth

International political economy deals with mutual interaction of international politics and international economics. The ever-changing political scenarios, be it right-wing or left-wing, agriculture

The Need For a Contemporary Nigerian Philosophy to be Taught at Every Level of Nigeria’s Educational Programme

This paper while acknowledging the importance of an in-depth study of Western philosophy as well as African philosophy for students of philosophy department holds that this content will not bring ... . As for the philosophy studied in the philosophy departments, in addition to the many core philosophical courses like metaphysics, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy

The Need For a Contemporary Nigerian Philosophy to be Taught at Every Level of Nigeria’s Educational Programme

This paper while acknowledging the importance of an in-depth study of Western philosophy as well as African philosophy for students of philosophy department holds that this content will not bring ... . As for the philosophy studied in the philosophy departments, in addition to the many core philosophical courses like metaphysics, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy

Implications of Globalized Human Resource Management Practices in Organizations in Pakistan - An Academic Perspective

knowledge and application, and recreates the concepts of ?political liberation? (Held, 1997) while significantly developing opportunities for resource sharing. It has been observed that countries that show ... sustained progression in the Human Development Index (HDI), a comparative measure of the social political and economic growth of various countries, have more diligently explored and embraced social political