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South Africa: Politics, Economy, and U.S. Relations (open access)

South Africa: Politics, Economy, and U.S. Relations

This report discusses the politics and governance of South Africa. South Africa has the largest, most diversified, and highly industrialized economy in Africa. To address diverse challenges, the government is investing billions of dollars to upgrade infrastructure and improve public service delivery, but is likely to face continuing challenges in meeting popular expectations.
Date: December 6, 2013
Creator: Cook, Nicolas
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
South Africa: Politics, Economy, and U.S. Relations (open access)

South Africa: Politics, Economy, and U.S. Relations

This report provides an overview to South African economy and politics and it discusses the United States relations with the Republic of South Africa.
Date: December 19, 2013
Creator: Cook, Nicolas
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299.0240]

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "These three prominent aquatic stars have been chosen as coaches for the Oklahoma City Swim club."
Date: August 21, 1956
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299.0159]

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "One of the graduates is Adrian deGraff, Cape town, whose father, Arie deGraaf, graduated from Carver college in 1938."
Date: March 8, 1949
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299.0236]

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Visiting in the United States are Mr. and Mrs. G. A. J. de Jong, Pretoria, South Africa."
Date: September 4, 1955
Creator: King, Cliff
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

[Study of gulls in South Africa]

Photograph of two researchers with baseball hats examining something. Their equipment lies on the ground between them. Behind them is a stretch of rocky landscape.
Date: July 1, 1985
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Biology - Study of Grey Gulls in South Africa Landscape]

Photograph of the landscape of South Africa. There is full sun setting and a bird flying across the sky.
Date: July 1, 1985
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The UNT Digital Library
The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress (open access)

The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress

This report discusses the background of the G-20 (an international forum for discussing and coordinating economic policies) and some of the issues that it has addressed. It includes historic background on the work of the G-20, information about how the group operates, overviews of G-20 summits, major issues that the group is likely to address and the likely effectiveness of the G-20 in the near future. The members of the G-20 include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.
Date: October 23, 2013
Creator: Nelson, Rebecca M.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Photograph 2012.201.B0095.0208]

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Kallie Knoetze, and internationally unknown Pretoria policeman, unleashed a solid right hook to knock out American heavyweight Duane Bobick."
Date: 1977
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History
Our Planet, December 2009 (open access)

Our Planet, December 2009

Magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme discussing worldwide environmental policies and other concerns. This issue is devoted to the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference, know as the Copenhagen Summit, which sought an international agreement on climate change mitigation.
Date: December 2009
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 8, Number 1, 2010 (open access)

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 8, Number 1, 2010

Tunza is a UNEP magazine for and by young people. This issue is devoted to biodiversity and threatened habitats.
Date: 2010
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 3, Number 1, 2005 (open access)

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 3, Number 1, 2005

Tunza is a magazine published by the UN Environment Programme about environmental issues from a youth perspective. This issue is about transportation, urban planning, waste management, and ecology.
Date: 2005
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The UNT Digital Library
GEO Year Book 2004/5: An Overview of Our Changing Environment (open access)

GEO Year Book 2004/5: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

This publication discusses global environmental efforts, successes, and setbacks of 2004.
Date: 2005
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
GEO Year Book 2006: An Overview of Our Changing Environment (open access)

GEO Year Book 2006: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

This publication describes major global environmental issues and policy decisions during 2006.
Date: 2006
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
GEO Year Book 2007: An Overview of Our Changing Environment (open access)

GEO Year Book 2007: An Overview of Our Changing Environment

This publication is an overview of major global environmental issues and policy decisions during the course of 2007.
Date: 2007
Creator: United Nations Environment Programme
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Photograph 2012.201.B0164.0244]

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "African Breeding Super-Dog (Strong, Wily, Gentle) Muldersdrift, South Africa. For 13 years, South African geneticist Dr. Daan Marais has been trying to breed the world's largest and smartest dog. Now, 800 dogs later, he feels he's nearing success. His ultimate aim is a mammoth watchdog and hunter with super-canine intelligence, strong and courageous enough to tackle a leopard or baboon, the scourge of cattle farmers in southern Africa."
Date: 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

[Photograph 2012.201.B0253.0345]

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Fransie Geringer wraps streamers around Mickey Hayes while celebrating Mickey's birthday at the Mala Mala game reserve in South Africa."
Date: July 1, 1982
Creator: Associated Press
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History
Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air (open access)

Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air

Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the air quality in metal-mines after using wet drills. Dust samples are collected and compared to samples collected from similar metal-mines in South Africa and Australia. This report includes tables.
Date: March 1922
Creator: Harrington, D.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Media Agenda-Building Effect: Analysis of American Public Apartheid Activities, Congressional and Presidential Policies on South Africa, 1976-1988 (open access)

Media Agenda-Building Effect: Analysis of American Public Apartheid Activities, Congressional and Presidential Policies on South Africa, 1976-1988

The mass media's role in informing the American public is critical to public support for government policies. The media are said to set the national agenda. This view is based on the assumption of selective coverage they give to news items. Media coverage also influences the salience the public attaches to issues. However, media agenda effect has been challenged by Lang and Lang (1983). These scholars, in their media agenda-building theory, argued that the success of media effect on national agenda is dependent on group support. In order to test this theory, time-related data on South Africa crises, media coverage"of South Africa, American public reactions, congressional, and presidential apartheid-related activities, between 1976 and 1988, were analyzed. Congressional anti-apartheid policies were the dependent and others, the independent variables. The theory made analysis of the data amenable to the additive adopted to test for the significance of the interactive variables, indicated that these variables were negatively related to congressional anti-apartheid policies. The additive model was subsequently analyzed. The time series multiple regression analysis was used in analyzing the relationships. Given autocorrelation and multicollinearity problems associated with time series analysis, the Arima (p, d, q) model was used to model the relationships. This …
Date: December 1989
Creator: Agboaye, Ehikioya
Object Type: Thesis or Dissertation
System: The UNT Digital Library
The 2009 U.N. Durban Review Conference: Follow-Up to the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism (open access)

The 2009 U.N. Durban Review Conference: Follow-Up to the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism

This report provides information on the 2001 World Conference Against Racism and the circumstances of U.S. withdrawal. It discusses preparations for the Durban Review Conference, including U.S. policy and reaction from other governments. It highlights possible issues for the 111th Congress, including the Review Conference preparatory process, U.S. funding of the Conference, and the political and diplomatic impact of U.S. engagement.
Date: November 20, 2008
Creator: Blanchfield, Luisa
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299.0238]

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Swimming Coach."
Date: August 10, 1955
Creator: King, Cliff
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

[Photograph 2012.201.B0299.0235]

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "I've never been any place where the people are so friendly!"
Date: November 22, 1955
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Gateway to Oklahoma History
South Africa: Current Issues and U.S. Relations (open access)

South Africa: Current Issues and U.S. Relations

Report that looks at how the relationship between the United States and South Africa has progressed since the two countries commence a new Strategic Dialogue in 2010. Topics include: foreign policy issues; health (in particular HIV/AIDS) reform; corruption in South African politics; and a recent successful hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Date: January 4, 2011
Creator: Ploch, Lauren
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
[News Script: Train derailment] (open access)

[News Script: Train derailment]

Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a passenger train derailing in South Africa.
Date: September 30, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Object Type: Script
System: The UNT Digital Library