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Polycentrism And Flux In Spatialized Management: Evidence From Maine's Lobster (Homarus Americanus) Fishery, Jennifer F. Brewer 2010 University of New Hampshire, Durham

Polycentrism And Flux In Spatialized Management: Evidence From Maine's Lobster (Homarus Americanus) Fishery, Jennifer F. Brewer

Geography Scholarship

Spatial approaches to fisheries management hold great promise but require continued conceptual and policy development. Polycentrism and flux emerge as useful concepts, drawing lessons from more customary, informal resourceuse patterns to produce more innovative “spatialized” policies within existing governance architectures. Empirical evidence from Maine shows that pioneering efforts have been limited by the single-species focus of conventional management hierarchies. As entry limits have consolidated the fishing fleet and eliminated flexible, diversified, and adaptive business strategies, cross-species and habitat externalities have become problematic. State lobster (Homarus americanus Milne- Edwards, 1837) comanagement zones have achieved some successes, including trap limits and improved …


Interpreting The Economic Growth And Development Policies Of Post-Apartheid South Africa: Its Influence On Higher Education And Prospects For Women, Diane E. Eynon 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Interpreting The Economic Growth And Development Policies Of Post-Apartheid South Africa: Its Influence On Higher Education And Prospects For Women, Diane E. Eynon

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

This dissertation is structured as a critical policy analysis employing historical methods. It examines how the post apartheid government's economic growth and development polices have informed the higher education system and how this has changed women's financial, occupational, political, social, and educational prospects in South Africa. Through the telling of this history, the paper provides understanding of the relationship between economic growth and development, higher education, and women within the social, cultural, and political context of the country from 1994 to the present.

This is also a story about the lives of South African women. It examines how South Africa's …


Governing The Infections Bacteria Commons: Preventing Antibiotic Resistance, Christopher R. M. Pilch 2010 University of Washington Tacoma

Governing The Infections Bacteria Commons: Preventing Antibiotic Resistance, Christopher R. M. Pilch

Global Honors Theses

In recent decades, concerns have arisen over the misuse of antibiotics and the resultant increase in ever-more resilient strains of pathogenic bacteria. The author examines this issue through the lens of common pool resource theory, which frames a case study comparison between the United States and the Netherlands and their respective antibiotic distribution practices. The results of the case study offer insights into how the United States can better manage its antibiotic and public health policies.


Connecticut Transit (Cttransit) Fuel Cell Transit Bus: Third Evaluation Report And Appendices, K. Chandler, L. Eudy 2010 Battelle

Connecticut Transit (Cttransit) Fuel Cell Transit Bus: Third Evaluation Report And Appendices, K. Chandler, L. Eudy

Publications (T)

This report describes operations at Connecticut Transit (CTTRANSIT) in Hartford for one prototype fuel cell bus and three newer diesel buses operating from the same location. The prototype fuel cell bus was manufactured by Van Hool and ISE Corp. and features an electric hybrid drive system with a UTC Power PureMotion 120 Fuel Cell Power System and ZEBRA batteries for energy storage. The fuel cell bus started operation in April 2007, and evaluation results through October 2009 are provided in this report.


Clean Cities Tools: Tools To Help You Drive Smarter, Use Less Petroleum, And Reduce Emissions, Clean Cities 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Clean Cities Tools: Tools To Help You Drive Smarter, Use Less Petroleum, And Reduce Emissions, Clean Cities

Publications (T)

Clean Cities hosts a collection of calculators, interactive maps, and informational tools to assist fleets, fuel providers, and others looking to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector.


United Parcel Service Evaluates Hybrid Electric Delivery Vans, National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

United Parcel Service Evaluates Hybrid Electric Delivery Vans, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Publications (T)

This fact sheet describes how the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Fleet Test and Evaluation team evaluated the 12-month, in-service performance of six Class 4 hybrid electric delivery vans - fueled by regular diesel - and six comparable conventional diesel vans operated by the United Parcel Service.


Sustainability Booklet, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas 2010 City of Henderson, Nevada

Sustainability Booklet, Paul Andricopulos, Ned Thomas

Publications (SD)

An online booklet highlighting the responsible efforts being made by the City of Henderson to foster a sustainable community.


2010 Directory Of Tennessee Municipal Officials, MTAS 2010 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2010 Directory Of Tennessee Municipal Officials, Mtas

Municipal Directories

A directory of Tennessee cities that includes personnel and municipal data, such as number of employees, population, charter form, size in square miles, and election date, for 2010.


Building A Resilient Coast. Climate Variability And Coastal Community Resilience: Developing And Testing A National Model Of State-Based Outreach, Susan K. White, Kristen Grant, Kathleen Leyden, Esperanza Stancioff 2010 University of Maine

Building A Resilient Coast. Climate Variability And Coastal Community Resilience: Developing And Testing A National Model Of State-Based Outreach, Susan K. White, Kristen Grant, Kathleen Leyden, Esperanza Stancioff

Maine Sea Grant Publications

The Maine Sea Grant College Program, in partnership with the Oregon Sea Grant College Program, conducted a two-year NOAA-funded project: 1) to explore how climate variability and coastal hazards may be affecting our coastal regions and how these relate to coastal development in the two states; 2) to encourage and facilitate collaboration among and between decision makers and coastal property owners to determine and implement appropriate responses to climate variability on short and longer timescales; 3) to discover the barriers that targeted audiences in the states have to taking action to either prepare for or mitigate the effects of climate …


Competitive Strategies In The Us Retail Industry: Consequences For Jobs In Food And Consumer Electronics Stores, Françoise Carré, Chris Tilly, Brandynn Holgate 2010 University of Massachusetts Boston

Competitive Strategies In The Us Retail Industry: Consequences For Jobs In Food And Consumer Electronics Stores, Françoise Carré, Chris Tilly, Brandynn Holgate

Center for Social Policy Publications

US retail markets are characterized by consolidation, globalization, and the spread of big-box discounters. What do these trends mean for job quality and workers? For compensation, skill content of jobs, and opportunities for promotion? What role do institutions—regulatory, or representative—play in shaping company strategies, and outcomes for jobs as well as workers?

Retail generates a large and growing volume of entry-level jobs and is a rare industry with few educational requirements at entry. It is a highly relevant area of the labor market to examine to understand opportunities for low skill and mid level skill workers.

Findings come from case …


Ngo Responses To Counterterrorism Regulations After September 11th, Elizabeth A. Bloodgood, Joannie Tremblay-Boire 2010 Concordia University Montreal

Ngo Responses To Counterterrorism Regulations After September 11th, Elizabeth A. Bloodgood, Joannie Tremblay-Boire

PMAP Publications

We examine variations in nongovernmental organizations' (NGOs') responses to post-2001 changes in counterterrorism regulations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan. We connect the presence of different ideal type responses—hiding, shirking, vocal opposition, participating, and litigating—to the extent of change in regulations, the degree of uncertainty (and risk) created by new regulations, and the availability of political institutions for NGO participation in policy-making.


The Spiritual Significance Of ¿Plata O Plomo?, Pamela L. Bunker, Robert J. Bunker 2010 Claremont Graduate University

The Spiritual Significance Of ¿Plata O Plomo?, Pamela L. Bunker, Robert J. Bunker

CGU Faculty Publications and Research

A recent insight, gained by the authors after the conclusion of a major research project on Mexican drug groups, is that this insurgency has at its basis a spiritual, if not religious, component that threatens the underlying foundations of our modern Western value system. This component is derived from the well known cartel technique of offering an individual ¿Plata O Plomo?—take our silver or we will fill you with our lead. As a tactic taken by groups with a theological bent, such as La Familia, this offer becomes Faustian, join us and in the process give up your soul or …


Leadership And Opfor Networks, Robert J. Bunker 2010 Claremont Graduate University

Leadership And Opfor Networks, Robert J. Bunker

CGU Faculty Publications and Research

This essay will address the topic of leadership and OPFOR networks. This subject area has suffered from quite a bit of neglect yet has great homeland security potentials. For law enforcement purposes, this represents an important topic because gaining an understanding of one’s opponents and their organizational and leadership approaches is the first step in achieving mastery and dominance over them. The primary reason for the neglect of this topic it is that it requires interdisciplinary knowledge concerning three distinct areas of study— leadership, OPFORs, and networks— and their subsequent analytical fusion. It is the intent of this essay to …


Google Analytics: Analyzing The Latest Wave Of Legal Concerns For Google In The U.S. And The E.U., 7 Buff. Intell. Prop. L.J. 135 (2010), Raizel Liebler, Keidra Chaney 2010 UIC John Marshall Law School

Google Analytics: Analyzing The Latest Wave Of Legal Concerns For Google In The U.S. And The E.U., 7 Buff. Intell. Prop. L.J. 135 (2010), Raizel Liebler, Keidra Chaney

UIC Law Open Access Faculty Scholarship

The next wave of concern regarding Google involves web analytics. Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis, and reporting of Internet data for the purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage. The concerns of web analytics use touches on issues of online user privacy, government use of personal information, and information on website user activity. While Google Analytics is not the sole web analytics product on the market, it is widely used by corporate, non-profit, and government organizations. The product has been reported to have a 59% market share among web analytics vendors in a 2008 study.

Web analytics technology …


Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane 2010 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Behavioral Health Services Use Among Heads Of Homeless And Housed Poor Families, Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane

Departmental Papers (SPP)

Objectives. This study compares the use of and cost for behavioral health services among heads of homeless and housed poor families. Methods. Medicaid records for 59,135 heads of families receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families benefits were matched with data from Philadelphia’s municipal shelter system. Propensity score matching was used to select a matched control group to those identified as having been homeless between 1997 and 2003. Behavioral health services utilization was then assessed based on Medicaid claims records. Results. Substantially higher levels of behavioral health services use and corresponding costs were found among heads of families with a history …


Migration Rates By Age During The 2000s Decade, David J. Drozd 2010 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Migration Rates By Age During The 2000s Decade, David J. Drozd

Publications since 2000

No abstract provided.


A Self Guided Heritage Tour Of The Franco-American Community In The South-End Of The City Of Waterville, Maine, Kennebec Valley Franco-American Heritage Society 2010 The University of Maine

A Self Guided Heritage Tour Of The Franco-American Community In The South-End Of The City Of Waterville, Maine, Kennebec Valley Franco-American Heritage Society

Maine Town Documents - Waterville

Brochure for walking, self-guided tour of Waterville Maine's Museum in the Streets starting in Castonguay Square on Main Street, downtown Waterville.


Study Of The Effects Of Aging On Landmines, Center for International Stabilization and Recovery 2010 CISR

Study Of The Effects Of Aging On Landmines, Center For International Stabilization And Recovery

Global CWD Repository

Most of the mines that currently threaten populations were manufactured more than 50 years ago and many have been in the ground for 30 years or more. Despite the inevitable and obvious deterioration, there has been very little research into the effects of aging on landmines. In 2008, James Madison University (JMU), the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR), and C King Associates Ltd (CKA) began a study designed to understand the aging process and the range of implications for the various components of mine action. The two-and-a-half year study was funded by grants from the US Department of …


The International Center 2010 Annual Report, The International Center 2010 James Madison University

The International Center 2010 Annual Report, The International Center

Global CWD Repository

The International Center 2010 Annual Report


Danish Refugee Council 2010 Annual Report, Danish Refugee Council 2010 DRC

Danish Refugee Council 2010 Annual Report, Danish Refugee Council

Global CWD Repository

In the international area, we help displaced people with identification papers and papers documenting their right of ownership, etc. In this way, DRC advocates the cause of displaced people applying a rights-based approach.

Advocacy can be complicated and may affect our programme activities. We live in a globalised world, and therefore, what we say in Denmark will be heard far and wide. A couple of years ago, DRC was critical of the forced return of Tamil asylum seekers at a time when the war was at its highest, which was why we were concerned about the fate of the Tamil …


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