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2013

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An Exploratory View Of Gentrification And The Displacement Of Indigenous Residents, Rayburne J. Lawrence Jr Dec 2013

An Exploratory View Of Gentrification And The Displacement Of Indigenous Residents, Rayburne J. Lawrence Jr

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This study examines the event known as gentrification and the displacement of the original residents of gentrified communities. This explanatory study explores gentrification with respect to the influence of urban governing regimes using Atlanta, Georgia and the Atlanta University Center as a model. This examination of gentrification also focuses on the demolition of public housing communities that are immediately replaced by middle-income planned developments and compares this event to traditional stage models of gentrification. There is also attention given to the socio-economic class differences between the original or indigenous residents and the new-arrival gentrifiers. This explanatory study examines gentrification using ...


The Sacrificial Lamb Of Capitalism: The Impact Of Private Prisons On African-Americans In Georgia, Randall L. Dellemar Dec 2013

The Sacrificial Lamb Of Capitalism: The Impact Of Private Prisons On African-Americans In Georgia, Randall L. Dellemar

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No abstract provided.


The Impact Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 On Black And Latino Unemployment, Vance Gray May 2013

The Impact Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Of 2009 On Black And Latino Unemployment, Vance Gray

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This study examines the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Act) on black and Latino unemployment. This study is based on the premise that blacks and Latinos were negatively affected by the Great Recession and its economic phenomena. A case study impact analysis approach was used to draw conclusions from the data gathered from governmental document obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the United States as a whole and the cities of Atlanta, Georgia, and Los Angeles, California. The researcher found that during the Great Recession black and Latino rates of unemployment were ...


International News Media Coverage Of The "Arab Spring": Actors, Technology And Political Impacts, Julian Dube May 2013

International News Media Coverage Of The "Arab Spring": Actors, Technology And Political Impacts, Julian Dube

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This study examines the strengths and influence of International News Media Coverage in Politics as manifested in the "Arab Spring." Key variables that shape global news coverage are examined with Western media institutions in particular being the focal point. The analytical agenda or purpose of this research is to examine the relationship between international news media and politics by evaluating news media coverage of protests, demonstrations and uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria, in an effort to determine how the Western media has shaped political views on those countries and other parts of the world using its technology, political ...