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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 ...
An empirical analysis of alternative explanations for the female wage gap
(University of Missouri -- Kansas City, 2011-05-20)
The social sciences have four explanations for the gender wage gap: preference, crowding, power, and socialization. Neoclassical economists explain the wage gap as the result of employers and employees' work-related ...
From Revolution To Ruin: A Preliminary Look at Rwanda’s First Two Presidents, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, and Their Administrations
This paper brings together primary and secondary materials from a vast number of sources related to the first two presidents of Rwanda, Grégoire Kayibanda and Juvénal Habyarimana, in a preliminary look at the men and ...
The historical transformation of indigenous and colonial institutions of Central Mexico: monetary and production systems
Based on a critical analysis of the mainstream development discourse, the subaltern's history, and hybrid theoretical models, this dissertation is focused on studying the transformation of the Pre-Hispanic state and the ...
Some Alternatives to Model Selection and New Approaches to Computing for the Economics. 12/6/2014
This interdisciplinary dissertation in statistics, economics, and social science methodology derives a methodological approach for economics from philosophical principles, identi es barriers to its adoption, and presents ...
Does politics stop at the water's edge? The state as a unitary actor in international relations and the effect of presidential transitions on selected foreign policy behaviors
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-05-25)
Structural realists argue the nation-state is a unitary actor that conducts foreign policy without regard to domestic politics. Anarchy, the lack of any controlling authority, is the dominant fact of life for states ...