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Rendering assistance to best advantage: the development of women's activism in Kansas City, 1870 to World War I
This study examines the rise of women's activism in Kansas City between the opening of the Hannibal railroad bridge in 1869 and World War I. Women's efforts over the course of nearly 50 years to emerge from the domestic ...
Collateral damage: anti-communism & U.S. cultural policy
The United States of America has never formally declared a cultural policy nor established a Cabinet-level department of cultural affairs, as many other nations have in the post-World War II era--depriving the American ...
Just war, legitimate authority and non-State actors
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-06-08)
In the classical just war tradition, legitimate authority is central to the just use of force. This tradition is consistent with the argument, as posited by Augustine and Aquinas, that legitimate authority is the guiding ...
The influence and implications of national culture on entrepreneurial activity : a contrastive investigation of Sweden and the United States
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-08-17)
In recent years, both academic scholars and policy makers have embraced the notion of the entrepreneurial economy. While no country completely lacks entrepreneurial activity there are major differences in the level of ...
Does politics stop at the water's edge? The state as a unitary actor in international relations and the effect of presidential transitions on selected foreign policy behaviors
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
Structural realists argue the nation-state is a unitary actor that conducts foreign policy without regard to domestic politics. Anarchy, the lack of any controlling authority, is the dominant fact of life for states ...
Cleared to land in the desert: commercial air travel's role in the growth and development of Las Vegas as a world-class travel destination
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-08-04)
This study provides a history of commercial aviation in Las Vegas, focusing on the powerful influence commercial air travel had with the financial help of the federal government on Las Vegas‟s growth and development as ...