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The effect of social service agencies on crime rates in Kansas City, Missouri
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-13)
This thesis examines whether social service agencies mediate the effects of social disorganization and subculture on crime in Kansas City, Missouri. Variables from social disorganization and subculture theory are combined ...
Social and economic effects of urban renewal in Kansas City, MO : Census tracts 24 and 33
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012)
In an effort to revitalize urban cores, and to maintain competition with rapidly rising suburbs, the federal government equipped cities with new tools in the mid-20th century. But the federal government’s redevelopment ...
Determinants of Earnings for Asian Immigrants in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2010)
This thesis examines the determinants of earnings for Asian immigrants in the Midwest of the United States. It tests simultaneously three theoretical explanations--assimilation, human capital, and job competition--for the ...