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Urban stall: Development failure in Buffalo and Western New York from 1980 to 2004
The region of Western New York and its anchor city of Buffalo have undergone profound changes over the past century. Moving from a growth pole to an aging industrial hub marked by rampant decline, the Western New York ...
Rebuilding forgotten communities of a rust belt region: An examination of community-based organization capacity in Erie-Niagara
Communities devastated by urban renewal, deindustrialization, globalization, economic discrimination, and racism cover the landscape of Erie and Niagara Counties of New York State (Erie-Niagara). Erie-Niagara's community-based ...
The Raquette River quilters: A case study of cultural biases and contemporary quiltmaking production from a feminist perspective
As argued in this thesis, a change in the art historical status of quilts from crafts to fine arts---a goal of an "art quilt" movement since the 1970s---is impeded by historical misconceptions, Modernism, and gender ...
Carpenter Brook revisited: Social context and early Late Woodland ceramic variation in central New York state
This project explores if and how early Late Woodland (AD 1000-1300) potters from central New York State varied attributes of their wares to reflect the needs of the social contexts in which they intended the vessels to be ...
"We are Oneida yet": Discourse in the Oneida land claim
Land claim movements make an important contribution to how Oneidas construct their identities. The idea of an Oneida community is defined and imagined in multiple ways--as physical, political, social, cultural, and spiritual ...
Spatio-temporal dynamics of economic clusters in urban polynucleation: A case study analysis of Erie County, New York
Polynucleation of metropolitan areas, especially related to economic activities, has been the subject of analysis and speculation by many authors over the past thirty years. This dissertation takes a different perspective ...