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The organization and interrelations of economic development organizations in Buffalo, New York: A case study
Economic development has become one of the most important fields within planning as the transition into the new economy increases the necessity for competitive advantage. However, economic development policy in cities and ...
Transience and reputation in Trinidadian Pentecostalism
Anthropologists have long understood Caribbean societies like Trinidad as containing two distinct value systems, "reputation" or "transience" reflecting orientations of, especially, working class males, and "respectability" ...
Placing race: The role of regulation and social practice in the production of racialized space in Buffalo, New York
The 1991 Rodney King beating and the 2001 Cincinnati riots recall images of violent citizen responses to the actions of police. These events are not isolated incidents, but join a list of individual high profile cases that ...
"Success and competence will have crowned their efforts": The farmstead archaeology of western New York, c.1810--1910
This study examines the social, economic and material effects of the 19 th century agricultural revolution on three rural agrarian sites located in Erie County, New York, as compared to three similar sites located in ...
Muslim parent involvement in pre-K and elementary schools: Perspectives and practices
This study investigates how Muslim parents of pre-K and elementary public school children perceive their role in their children's education. Furthermore, the study identifies how Muslim parents describe their current parent ...
Many of the various events and stories that have occurred in the past are often not represented in the environment. In trying to create a remembrance for a specific event or history, certain stories and perspectives get ...
Characteristics of children in a day school/treatment program that are associated with successful and unsuccessful outcomes
This dissertation examined the characteristics and outcomes of children who were seriously emotionally disturbed and attended a day school/treatment program (N=105). Of particular interest was what type of student was more ...
Social organization in the Mirabello region of Crete: From farm to palace
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Morality and the national interest: A convention-based account to understanding international relations
"Politics will, to the end of history, be an arena where conscience and power meet, where the ethical and coercive factors of human life will interpenetrate and work out their tentative and uneasy compromises." Reinhold ...
Three essays on e-public services and information assurance: Risks, beliefs, preferences, and user acceptance in the context of compliance and anti/counter-terrorism services
This dissertation investigates various aspects of government-citizen interaction mediated by information and communication technologies, with an ultimate objective of assuring a high level of public acceptance and stable ...