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The Domestic Conditions And Influence Of U.S. Foreign Policy On Guatemalan Emigration., Monica Spohn 2017 Dominican University of California

The Domestic Conditions And Influence Of U.S. Foreign Policy On Guatemalan Emigration., Monica Spohn

Scholarly & Creative Works Conference 2017

Guatemalan emigration to the U.S. is largely motivated by domestic conditions including corruption, impunity, land rights, drug gangs and the 2008 economic recession. Guatemala’s living conditions and development trajectory interact with past and current American policy to the detriment of the population in poverty. Some Washington policies favor development in Guatemala (e.g., USAID funded projects) but others such as the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), anti-drug, and immigration policies may unintentionally hinder development and encourage emigration. Scholars identify economics, ethnic inequality and weak government as motivating people to leave Guatemala, but it is unclear how Washington ...


The Giving Trees: The (Un)Sustainability Of Palm Oil In Indonesia, Amber Rosche 2017 Pepperdine University

The Giving Trees: The (Un)Sustainability Of Palm Oil In Indonesia, Amber Rosche

Seaver College Research And Scholarly Achievement Symposium

Palm oil is the main source of cooking oil for much of Africa, Asia and Brazil. Due to the increasingly high demand for palm oil, countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia have cleared millions of acres of tropical rainforests to create space for oil palm plantations. This deforestation has led to extreme environmental and social concerns such as the burning of peatlands, the endangerment of a number of species, including the Sumatran Tiger, rhinos and orangutans, and the displacement of native populations. Indonesia is the world’s largest consumer and producer of palm oil, producing almost half of the world ...


Health And Mortality Patterns Among Migrants In France, Myriam Khlat, Michel Guillot 2017 French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED)

Health And Mortality Patterns Among Migrants In France, Myriam Khlat, Michel Guillot

Population Center Working Papers (PSC/PARC)

No abstract provided.


The Four Days That Saved Israel: The Battle Of The Golan Heights, Connor L. McLeod 2017 Michigan State University

The Four Days That Saved Israel: The Battle Of The Golan Heights, Connor L. Mcleod

Connor McLeod


The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) were taken by surprise when Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on Yom Kippur, 6 October 1973. Only two IDF brigades of a few thousand men stood between 60,000 Syrian soldiers and the Israeli heartland. The Israelis fought almost to the point of annihilation until reinforcements arrived and counterattacked into Syria, shifting momentum in Israel’s favor. The Israeli troops used their superior training and equipment to overcome tactical surprise and inferior numbers to hold the line and prevent Israel from being destroyed.


Death Upon The Steppe- The Japanese Defeat At Nomonhan And Its Effects On World War Ii, Connor L. McLeod 2017 Michigan State University

Death Upon The Steppe- The Japanese Defeat At Nomonhan And Its Effects On World War Ii, Connor L. Mcleod

Connor McLeod

The Battle of Nomonhan is a forgotten battle that preceded the Pacific War. Over 100,000 soldiers from the Red Army and the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) fought for three months over desolate territory in Outer Mongolia and Manchukuo, roughly the size of Rhode Island. The Japanese forces were destroyed in August 1939 and the defeat exposed critical tactical and doctrinal flaws in the IJA, as well as giving the Soviet Union assurance of a tranquil border in the Far East.


Smoking Trends Among U.S. Latinos, 1998–2013: The Impact Of Immigrant Arrival Cohort, Georgiana Bostean, Annie Ro, Nancy L. Fleischer 2017 Chapman University

Smoking Trends Among U.S. Latinos, 1998–2013: The Impact Of Immigrant Arrival Cohort, Georgiana Bostean, Annie Ro, Nancy L. Fleischer

Sociology Faculty Articles and Research

Few studies examine nativity disparities in smoking in the U.S., thus a major gap remains in understanding whether immigrant Latinos’ smoking prevalence is stable, converging, or diverging, compared with U.S.-born Latinos. This study aimed to disentangle the roles of period changes, duration of U.S. residence, and immigrant arrival cohort in explaining the gap in smoking prevalence between foreign-born and U.S.-born Latinos. Using repeated cross-sectional data spanning 1998–2013 (U.S. National Health Interview Survey), regressions predicted current smoking among foreign-born and U.S.-born Latino men and women (n = 12,492). We contrasted findings ...


United Bible Societies And The Macedonian Bible: Fifty Years Of The Renewal Of The Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, Aco A. Girevski 2017 State University in Skopje, Macedonia

United Bible Societies And The Macedonian Bible: Fifty Years Of The Renewal Of The Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, Aco A. Girevski

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Georgian Constitutional Agreement With The Georgian Orthodox Church: A Legal Analysis, Mariam Begadze 2017 George Fox University

Georgian Constitutional Agreement With The Georgian Orthodox Church: A Legal Analysis, Mariam Begadze

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Review Of Songulashvili's "Evangelical Christian Baptists Of Georgia: The History And Transformation Of A Free Church Tradition", Walter Sawatsky 2017 Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary

Review Of Songulashvili's "Evangelical Christian Baptists Of Georgia: The History And Transformation Of A Free Church Tradition", Walter Sawatsky

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Review Of Djurić'S "Biblijom I Kur’Anom Do Jednoga Boga Stvoritelja [With The Bible And The Qur’An To The One Creator God]", Adnan Silajdžić 2017 Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Review Of Djurić'S "Biblijom I Kur’Anom Do Jednoga Boga Stvoritelja [With The Bible And The Qur’An To The One Creator God]", Adnan Silajdžić

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Announcement And Call For Papers For “Modern State And Religious ‘Dissent,’” A Conference To Be Held At Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 25-26, 2017, 2017 George Fox University

Announcement And Call For Papers For “Modern State And Religious ‘Dissent,’” A Conference To Be Held At Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 25-26, 2017

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Frontmatter, Paul B. Mojzes 2017 Rosemont College

Frontmatter, Paul B. Mojzes

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


From An Emerging Market To A Multifaceted Urban Society: Urban China Studies, Junxi QIAN, Junxi QIAN 2017 Singapore Management University

From An Emerging Market To A Multifaceted Urban Society: Urban China Studies, Junxi Qian, Junxi Qian

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

China is undergoing an urban revolution. In 2011 more than half of the total population resided in cities and towns for the first time in history. Over the last two decades urban China scholars have actively engaged in dialogues with urbanists from different disciplines and different urban contexts. In consequence, urban China studies have embarked on a trail of rapid diversification and proliferation, moving beyond the topics of urbanisation and urban expansion to address a variety of issues echoing the latest developments in the Chinese city. Overall, urban China studies are witnessing a transition from a focus on economic development ...


El Intendente, Los Comerciantes Y El "Comercio Libre" En Luisiana 1778-1788, Brian E. Coutts 2017 Western Kentucky University

El Intendente, Los Comerciantes Y El "Comercio Libre" En Luisiana 1778-1788, Brian E. Coutts

Brian Coutts

Spain acquired Louisiana from France in 1763 but was initially unsuccessful in integrating the distant colony into the Spanish commercial system. Encouraged by the colony’s chief financial officer, Intendant Martín Navarro, the Spanish Crown introduced legislation on January 22, 1782 to promote commerce. Free trade was to be permitted for ten years with designated ports in France. The liberal character of the code fostered the growth of numerous merchant companies in New Orleans who found markets for all of Louisiana’s exports in France, England and the French West Indies. Unfortunately, Spain continued to absorb all of the administrative ...


Realising Peace Potential Of Constitution, Tatsushi Arai 2017 SIT Graduate Institute

Realising Peace Potential Of Constitution, Tatsushi Arai

Tatsushi Arai

To realize the promise of the 2015 constitution that ensures federalism, democracy, and republicanism, the Nepali government, civil society, and diverse identity groups must develop a multi-layered understanding of governance and adopt a proactive policy of defensive defense and regional peacemaking. Local elections scheduled in the spring of 2017 will become a crucial step in realizing inclusive governance and development at the grassroots level.

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Survival In Soviet Gulags: A Secondary Analysis, Kimberly M. Maas, Paul Prew, Elizabeth J. Sandell 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Survival In Soviet Gulags: A Secondary Analysis, Kimberly M. Maas, Paul Prew, Elizabeth J. Sandell

Elizabeth Sandell

One of the most common book series on the subject of Soviet Gulags is Evgenia Ginzburg’s “Journey into the Whirlwind” and “Within the Whirlwind.” This paper will use secondary analysis from anthology works with stories similar to Ginzburg's in combination with the works of several other authors like Anne Applebaum (2011) and Geith and Jolluck (2011). It shall also examine extensively Raphaël Lemkin’s definition of genocide and how it fits to what happened in the Gulags. It shall be argued why certain situations that occurred within the Gulags fit this definition. It will also explore the intimate ...


Feminism In Pakistan: Dialogues Between Pakistani Feminists, Annie Serez 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Feminism In Pakistan: Dialogues Between Pakistani Feminists, Annie Serez

Laurier Undergraduate Journal of the Arts

No abstract provided.


Indigenism, Miscegenation, And Acculturation In Ecuador, Christina M. Hennessy 2017 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

Indigenism, Miscegenation, And Acculturation In Ecuador, Christina M. Hennessy

Headwaters

No abstract provided.


Foreword, David Kutzko 2017 Western Michigan University

Foreword, David Kutzko

Transference

No abstract provided.


Thirteen Washington University Students And Their Deep Dive Into The Study Of The Holocaust: Reflections From A Trip To Germany, Poland, And Lithuania And A Year Of Intensive Study, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel 2017 Washington University in St Louis

Thirteen Washington University Students And Their Deep Dive Into The Study Of The Holocaust: Reflections From A Trip To Germany, Poland, And Lithuania And A Year Of Intensive Study, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel

University Libraries Presentations

This poster exhibit offers reflections and images from Washington University (WU) students, faculty, and staff who traveled across Germany, Poland, and Lithuania in May 2016. The trip took place after a year of intensive study in 2015-2016 as part of the FOCUS program “The History, Memory, and Representation of the Holocaust.” The exhibit encompasses critical perspectives on the history, memory, and representation of the Holocaust alongside students’ first-person reflections. The exhibit is being held at the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center from Feb. 2 to Marcy 15, 2017. A video recording of interviews with students and faculty accompanies ...


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