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Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone: Five Years Of Failed Community And Economic Development, Christopher Woods Jan 2019

Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone: Five Years Of Failed Community And Economic Development, Christopher Woods

Theses and Dissertations

Community and economic development decisions affect every aspect of city life. Allentown, Pennsylvania is currently in the midst of redevelopment financed by one of the largest state subsidies in the commonwealth’s history, the Neighborhood Improvement Zo


Trump’S Presidency And Executive Encroachment Through Inaction, Cynthia Botello Jan 2018

Trump’S Presidency And Executive Encroachment Through Inaction, Cynthia Botello

Theses and Dissertations

Scholarly research on the executive usurpation of legislative power often focuses on Presidents and executive branch officials acting beyond their statutory authority through executive action. I believe it is likewise important, however, to address how Presidents have acted unconstitutionally through the under-enforcement of policies. In this paper, I investigate and analyze the encroachment on legislative power through executive refusal to defend, enforce, or implement the law, with specific focus on the presidency of Donald Trump. The Take-Care Clause is recognized as a guard against the suspension and dispensation of Congressional Acts by requiring the President to execute all constitutionally valid ...


Environmental Freshwater Resources And Conflict: Case Studies From The Former Soviet Union, Thomas Conrad Scott Jan 2015

Environmental Freshwater Resources And Conflict: Case Studies From The Former Soviet Union, Thomas Conrad Scott

Theses and Dissertations

Natural resources have become a factor of interest in conflict. Unfortunately scholars and policymakers alike choose to focus on oil and natural gas, not freshwater, even when freshwater resources play a significant role in their conflict of interest. Utilizing a theoretical logic developed from Jane Dawson's "resource-identity" model of conflict, freshwater resources are understood to be fundamental factors in the causation of conflicts as well as in the strategy and tactics used within the conflict. Case studies from Central Asia, Georgia-Abkhazia, and Russian intervention demonstrate this in the Former Soviet Union.


Still Waters Run Deep: Community-Based Water Management As A Case For Ethnofederalism In Afghanistan, Joel Blaxland Jan 2014

Still Waters Run Deep: Community-Based Water Management As A Case For Ethnofederalism In Afghanistan, Joel Blaxland

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis explores how, for more than four millennia, neighboring Afghan tribal communities have exercised highly decentralized, community-based freshwater management practices. I argue that these practices can act as both a model for how to structure Afghan polity at large as well as a global lesson in environmental resource management. The staying-power of these highly decentralized institutions is especially confounding for US policymakers because despite enduring nearly three decades of unrelenting violent conflict, these community-based freshwater management practices have remained a bulwark against "modern" western capitalist expansionism. These management practices are exceptionally resilient because they draw their strength from the ...


Food Policy And Social Justice: Evaluating The Food Purchasing Practices Of Lehigh Valley School Districts, Kylie Erin Ford Jan 2012

Food Policy And Social Justice: Evaluating The Food Purchasing Practices Of Lehigh Valley School Districts, Kylie Erin Ford

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No abstract provided.


Party Structure And People's War, Joshua Anthony Kortze Jan 2011

Party Structure And People's War, Joshua Anthony Kortze

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No abstract provided.


The Common European Asylum System : Progressing Along The Path?, Jennifer Humphreys Apr 2008

The Common European Asylum System : Progressing Along The Path?, Jennifer Humphreys

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No abstract provided.


Self-Determination Vs. Sovereignty : Examining The Challenges Of Kosovo, Mary Kate Schneider Jan 2008

Self-Determination Vs. Sovereignty : Examining The Challenges Of Kosovo, Mary Kate Schneider

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No abstract provided.


Nationalism As An Ideology : Ukraine's Revolution, Leslie Baum Jan 2006

Nationalism As An Ideology : Ukraine's Revolution, Leslie Baum

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No abstract provided.


The Disappearance Of The American Middle Class, Joshua W. Ehrig Jan 2003

The Disappearance Of The American Middle Class, Joshua W. Ehrig

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No abstract provided.


Political Activity By Lehigh Valley Non-Profit Organizations : A Model For Expanding Political Influence, Jason T. Martineau Jan 2001

Political Activity By Lehigh Valley Non-Profit Organizations : A Model For Expanding Political Influence, Jason T. Martineau

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No abstract provided.


Emerging U.S. Latino Politics : The Enfranchisement Of Bethlehem's Latino Community, Luis E. Campos Jan 2001

Emerging U.S. Latino Politics : The Enfranchisement Of Bethlehem's Latino Community, Luis E. Campos

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No abstract provided.


Defense Conversion, Jason Carver Jan 2000

Defense Conversion, Jason Carver

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No abstract provided.


"From "A Nation At Risk" To A System At Risk", Erin C. Lister Jan 1999

"From "A Nation At Risk" To A System At Risk", Erin C. Lister

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No abstract provided.


Inequality In Education : America's Two-Tiered Approach To Public Education, Johanna Vogel Jan 1996

Inequality In Education : America's Two-Tiered Approach To Public Education, Johanna Vogel

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No abstract provided.


A Comparative Study Of The War Powers Of The President Of The United States And The Prime Minister Of Great Britain, Anindita Mukherjee Jan 1993

A Comparative Study Of The War Powers Of The President Of The United States And The Prime Minister Of Great Britain, Anindita Mukherjee

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No abstract provided.


Citizen Empowerment And The Democratic Theory : The Comparison Of Two Community Organization Models, Megan Hard Taylor Jan 1992

Citizen Empowerment And The Democratic Theory : The Comparison Of Two Community Organization Models, Megan Hard Taylor

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No abstract provided.


Male Feminists : An Empirical Study, Christy Lynn Weidnam Jan 1992

Male Feminists : An Empirical Study, Christy Lynn Weidnam

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No abstract provided.


Japan-Bashing : How Propaganda Shapes Americans' Perception Of The Japanese, Andrea Chronister Jan 1992

Japan-Bashing : How Propaganda Shapes Americans' Perception Of The Japanese, Andrea Chronister

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No abstract provided.


Nuclear Power : The Development Of A Political Technology And A Propaganda System, Kelly L. Stephens Jan 1992

Nuclear Power : The Development Of A Political Technology And A Propaganda System, Kelly L. Stephens

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No abstract provided.


The Politics Of Antitrust And Its Final State : Dual Enforcement And Its Status In Pennsylvania, David A. Filbert Jan 1992

The Politics Of Antitrust And Its Final State : Dual Enforcement And Its Status In Pennsylvania, David A. Filbert

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No abstract provided.


Reorganization In The Public Sector :, Margaret A. Gigon Jan 1991

Reorganization In The Public Sector :, Margaret A. Gigon

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No abstract provided.


The Sacred Art Of Metallurgy :, Heidi Moyer Jan 1991

The Sacred Art Of Metallurgy :, Heidi Moyer

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No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Institutional Efforts To Recruit And Retain Black Students At Two Small Predominantly White Institutions, Jeffrey L. Snowell Jan 1991

An Analysis Of Institutional Efforts To Recruit And Retain Black Students At Two Small Predominantly White Institutions, Jeffrey L. Snowell

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No abstract provided.


A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of The Institution Of Science In The People's Republic Of China And In The United States, Danielle Cohen Jan 1991

A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of The Institution Of Science In The People's Republic Of China And In The United States, Danielle Cohen

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No abstract provided.


Rape Culture And Gender Relationships On A Traditional, Fraternity-Dominated Campus, A. Ayres Boswell Jan 1991

Rape Culture And Gender Relationships On A Traditional, Fraternity-Dominated Campus, A. Ayres Boswell

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No abstract provided.


The Politicization Of Science And The Acid Rain Debate : Past And Future Conflict In Canadian-U.S. Relations, Matthew Porett Jan 1991

The Politicization Of Science And The Acid Rain Debate : Past And Future Conflict In Canadian-U.S. Relations, Matthew Porett

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No abstract provided.


Tactics And Strategies Of The Pro-Life And Pro-Choice Movements, Drew Phillip Halevy Jan 1991

Tactics And Strategies Of The Pro-Life And Pro-Choice Movements, Drew Phillip Halevy

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No abstract provided.


The Catholic Church And Women's Liberation In Guatemala :, Elizabeth J. Campi Jan 1991

The Catholic Church And Women's Liberation In Guatemala :, Elizabeth J. Campi

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No abstract provided.


Coping With Loss :, Lorraine Gyauch Jan 1990

Coping With Loss :, Lorraine Gyauch

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No abstract provided.