Theodore James Davis

Theodore James Davis
University of Delaware | UDel UD · Department of Political Science and International Relations

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Publications (13)
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Data indicate that good governance and human development continue to be major issues throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The findings show a significant relationship between the measures of good governance and human development. The findings suggest that policies and efforts aimed at improving government effectiveness and political stability would have...
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Delaware has long played a pivotal role in the nation’s struggle to end school segregation and promote educational equality. This article discusses racial disparities in educational achievement and outcomes by examining the state’s political history and the politics of race in public education. This article explores educational disparities from a s...
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Research Problem: Inner city communities are plagued with the problems of crime, high unemployment, poor health care, inadequate educational opportunities, dilapidated housing, high infant mortality, and extreme poverty. Despite the commitment of resources and various policy initiatives designed to improve the quality of life in inner city communit...
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This paper examines the extent to which patterns of public opinion between Blacks and Whites have converged, diverged, or remained constant since the late1970s. It explores how trends in public opinion reflect a decline in the role of race in the formation of pubic opinion. The findings show a slight convergence of public opinion between Blacks and...
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This study examines local labor market structure as a factor influencing black unemployment rates in the late 1980s. It examines the impact of the local labor market structure on black unemployment relative to various characteristics of the labor force and human capital development of the black and white populations in the South. The study finds th...
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Race continues to be a source for major cleavages in American politics. Robert Smith and Richard Seltzer, two of the prolific scholars in the study of African Americans' public opinion, have continually worked to enhance understanding of race, class, and culture as factors influencing that public opinion. In Contemporary Controversies and the Ameri...
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This study examined the extent to which opportunities for social mobility (as measured by occupational mobility) have or have not continued to expand for black males since the early 1970s. Among the findings of this study were: (1) intergenerational occupational mobility for both black and white males were associated with their fathers' occupationa...
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The primary interest of this study is to discover the extent to which black males are gaining or losing ground educationally relative to other male populations. The findings of this study show that the relative difference in the percent of black and white males with a high school or associate's degree has converged considerably, but the relative ga...
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This article examines differences in the income status of black and white populations in Southern nonmetropolitan counties and discusses how various labor market, social, and human capital characteristics influence the income status of the respective groups. The data show an inconsistent pattern between black and white populations’ income level in...
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Typescript. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Florida State University, 1985. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 183-190).