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A Review Of Alternative Economic Base Study Methods For Community Economic Development, Jordan Yin Mar 2015

A Review Of Alternative Economic Base Study Methods For Community Economic Development, Jordan Yin

Jordan S. Yin

No abstract provided.


The Community Development Industry System: A Case Study Of Politics And Institutions In Cleveland, Jordan Yin Mar 2015

The Community Development Industry System: A Case Study Of Politics And Institutions In Cleveland, Jordan Yin

Jordan S. Yin

No abstract provided.


The Community Option In Urban Policy, Jordan Yin, J. Pitt, P Clavel Mar 2015

The Community Option In Urban Policy, Jordan Yin, J. Pitt, P Clavel

Jordan S. Yin

No abstract provided.


Redistributing Power In Mississippi: The Reversal Of Section 4 Of The Voting Rights Act, Gloria J. Billingsley, Sylvester Murray Mar 2015

Redistributing Power In Mississippi: The Reversal Of Section 4 Of The Voting Rights Act, Gloria J. Billingsley, Sylvester Murray

Sylvester Murray

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 unconstitutional, essentially defanging preclearance requirements of Section 5 and leaving racial and other previously disenfranchised minorities unprotected. Using social contract theory as the theoretical framework, empirical field study research was used to examine whether the Voting Rights Act has achieved the results in Mississippi that the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke Section 4 has assumed. Data were collected on race-specific voter registration and voting data, measures of vote discrimination, litigations and Mississippi legislative activity regarding voting rights. Findings indicate that the gap between ...


Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices Project, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny, Michael Mcgoun Mar 2015

Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices Project, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny, Michael Mcgoun

Erica Matheny

The goal of this project is to investigate the current status of the knowledge base that is being transmitted to local decision makers regarding the economic and financial benefits of coastal and watershed stewardship practices through training and educational programs. Local decision makers are key in achieving many objectives of the Lake Erie Protection and Restoration Plan and other water quality initiatives because of their role in land use and zoning decisions, infrastructure construction and maintenance, storm water management, and economic development activities. The activities of this project are developing a comprehensive scoping of the knowledge base and expertise in ...


Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny Mar 2015

Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny

Erica Matheny

No abstract provided.