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An Interdisciplinary Health Disparities Research and Intervention Strategy Applied to the Problem of Pediatric Asthma in Kansas City
records (EHR) for asthma-related encounters occurring between 2000 and 2012. Spatial indicators of the burden in pediatric asthma were developed from the 2012 sample including census tract incidence and prevalence rate estimates. The third chapter develops...
An assessment of the impact of gentrification in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, Missouri
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-14)
The term gentrification can have many different meanings. One person may think it stands for cleaning up a derelict part of a city while another may expand the term to cover everything from rehabilitated structures to ...
The Ebb and flow of policy, economics, and science: an analysis of policy drivers in the Missouri River Basin
The Missouri River basin underwent a major transformation when the United States Congress approved the Flood Control Act of 1944 and the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project of 1945. Generations removed from those national policy decisions...
Agro-pastoral Landuse Transformation: Implications and Perspectives in the Northwest Region of Cameroon
This dissertation centers on the human-environmental problem of agro-pastoral landuse transformation in Northwest Cameroon, identifying population pressure, climate change, environmental degradation, land grabbing, change ...
The young Thomas Jefferson's geographic thought, 1743 - 1784
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-06-13)
Thomas Jefferson has long been admired for his influence in many arenas in the colonial era of American history; however, his collection of writings has not been closely scrutinized for his geographic thought. This thesis ...