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A model for assessing the risk of human trafficking on a local level
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
factors. Businesses, indicated by the literature, were weighted based on the presence of characteristics that increase the likelihood of trafficking in persons. The mean risk was calculated by census tract to reveal the multiplicity of risk levels in both...
Permanent visitors: the impact of permanent migration to traditional tourist areas in the Lake Regions of rural Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
the Census and real estate listings, this study will investigate the changing spatial patterns of socio-economic status and housing values in the increasing permanent populations of two similar tourism regions, the Lake of the Ozarks and Branson, Missouri...
(University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011)
Newly "discovered" to industrialized societies, alpacas have gained popularity as both livestock and pet in the United States over the last quarter century. This American micro-culture is a nexus of many traditional and ...
Covering the bases : variations in the arguments to justify publicly-funded baseball stadiums
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Over the past few decades, most major U.S. cities have invested in major league sports facilities, often with the logic that they will generate significant economic development. Skepticism is growing however, as research ...