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Partnerships Across Campuses And Throughout Communities: Community Engaged Research In California’S Central San Joaquin County, Simon Weffer, James Mullooly, Dari Sylvester, Robin Delugan, Marcia Hernandez May 2012

Partnerships Across Campuses And Throughout Communities: Community Engaged Research In California’S Central San Joaquin County, Simon Weffer, James Mullooly, Dari Sylvester, Robin Delugan, Marcia Hernandez

Dari E. Sylvester

No abstract provided.


Cutting Costs: An Assessment Of Vote By Mail, Dari Sylvester, Nathan Monroe Dec 2011

Cutting Costs: An Assessment Of Vote By Mail, Dari Sylvester, Nathan Monroe

Dari E. Sylvester

No abstract provided.


Student Objection To Service-Learning: A Teachable Moment About Political And Community Engagement, Dari Sylvester Dec 2010

Student Objection To Service-Learning: A Teachable Moment About Political And Community Engagement, Dari Sylvester

Dari E. Sylvester

No abstract provided.


Assessing The Effects Of Municipal Term Limits On Fiscal Policy In U.S. Cities, Adam Mcglynn, Dari Sylvester Jul 2010

Assessing The Effects Of Municipal Term Limits On Fiscal Policy In U.S. Cities, Adam Mcglynn, Dari Sylvester

Dari E. Sylvester

The arguments for and against term limits have been the subject of debate since the mid-1990s. Proponents claim term limits bring new energy and ideas to government, while opponents argue they shift power to special interests and the bureaucracy. Analyses of the true effects of term limits have been focused on their implementation at the state level. This article examines the effects of term limits on taxation, city employment, and spending on other public policies at the municipal level. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and pooled cross-sectional time series models, the authors find that the presence of ...


The Digital Divide, Political Participation And Place, Dari Sylvester, Adam Mcglynn Jan 2010

The Digital Divide, Political Participation And Place, Dari Sylvester, Adam Mcglynn

Dari E. Sylvester

This article focuses on the persistence of the digital divide and its impact on political participation, and in particular, on the role that geographic location plays in unequal access. The authors findings, based on survey data from the 2007 Pew Internet and American Life project, indicate that physical location continues to play a key role in levels of access to broadband technology and that increased home Internet use is associated with a significantly higher probability of contacting government officials in various ways.


Campaigning On The Internet, Michael Heaney, Matthew Newman, Dari Sylvester Dec 2009

Campaigning On The Internet, Michael Heaney, Matthew Newman, Dari Sylvester

Dari E. Sylvester

No abstract provided.