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Feeding the beast : macroeconomic drivers of leadership responses to foreign policy action and the gendered consequences for human trafficking
How do the gendered macroeconomic and macropolitical structures of the international system exacerbate the rise in human trafficking? In this dissertation project, I use a mixed method approach to examine the relationship ...
Accessibility of public services : city government institutions and service spatial distribution
Public services are central to the purpose of city government, and scholars have found that government institutions affect policy and budgetary decisions. I use the locations of libraries, parks, and fire stations in 15 ...
Ruling or being ruled? : the development of citizenship in the Cherokee Nation
What does it mean to be a member of a tribal government in the United States? This dissertation answers that question with an analysis of Cherokee citizenship, both as a concept and as a legal condition. Previous work on ...
Resource extraction, resistance, and religion in Nicaragua
My dissertation examines the causes of protest over resource extraction in Nicaragua, and underlines the role of religion as a catalyst for sustained and successful challenges against resource extraction. With few exceptions, ...