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More House Than They Could Afford: The Cumulative Civic Implications of Housing Markets and Policies
Cold hard facts, statistics and data are woven with personal narratives from public housing tenants and former homeowners. Both the author and her research subjects present a historical and personally intimate framework ...
The Dinosaur Tracks of Dexter Marsh: Greenfield's Lost Museum, 1846-1853
This publication is the first biography of Dexter Marsh (1806-1853), a quarrier, stonemason and janitor of Greenfield whose short life culminated in the opening of his own museum of dinosaur tracks. From 1846 to 1853, ...
The strays of Moscow: and other stories
Utility Maximization Function and Optimum Wage-Investment Split in a Labor Managed Firm
This paper presents a theoretical model showing how a labor managed firm (LMF) would determine the optimum trade-off between salary levels and investment decisions with the maximization of total utility of its workers as ...
Testing the occurrence of forward hyper-translocation during the promoter escape transition
The macromolecular process of RNA transcription is composed of three phases, initiation, elongation and termination. At many promoters, RNA polymerase (RNAP) repetitively aborts short RNAs 2 to 15 nucleotides (nts) ...
She's Filled With Secrets: the Mythology of Landscape in the American Western
Americans are heirs to a weighty, complex system of mythology surrounding landscape. The film, literary, and artistic genre of the Western encompasses the classic system of this mythology: that American space exists for ...
"We Hid Books in Bags of Sugar": South African Histories in Opposition
In this thesis on teacher resistance to apartheid in South Africa, I argue that teaching against the prescribed curriculum constituted a form of subversion to the National Party-led government. Students, teachers and parents ...
The Effects of Land Use and Novel Stream Pollutants on Extracellular Enzyme Activity in Baltimore County, Maryland Urban Streams
Urban streams are characterized by their impervious surface cover, lack of riparian vegetation, and pollutant loading. Studies have shown that urban streams uniquely cycle nutrients and pollutants leading to degradation ...
Determining and Understanding Long-Range Proton Conduction Pathways and Patterns in Perovskite Systems
Fuel cells with solid oxide electrolytes (SOFCs) have attracted increasing interest as efficient alternatives to combustion-based energy production. Doped perovskites have displayed mechanical stability and high proton ...