This paper explores the possibilities of increasing the use and accessibility of The HistoryMakers’ video oral history archive.
This article examines the issue of teachers’ decisions to address controversial issues as teaching opportunities in the classroom, using the recent immigrant rights mobilizations of 2006.
The electricity generation industry produces a substantial proportion of the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change in the United States and globally.
The complex relationship between the university and the city provides the context for this chapter, which explores not only the changing nature of scholarship in the metropolitan research university, but how its changing intellectual climate should, in turn, change our conception of writing instruction for students who attend college in the city.
The paper presents a model of the market for commercial or industrial real estate at the local level that is used to derive an equation for the property tax rate that maximizes tax revenue – given that demand for real estate at the local level is highly elastic and capital is mobile in the long run.
In this study – a textual and visual analysis – I look at the ways the term “ecology” has been used to motivate western-style modernism in a global context and to prescribe and advance design decisions based largely in formal, compositional, and stylistic assumptions.
This paper explores ways to remedy adolescents’ failure to acquire reading-to-learn skills and explains the importance of being able to understand texts from diverse disciplines in order to be successful in the professional workplace and enhance overall life chances.
The paper presents a theoretical analysis of the optimal leverage for the purpose of investing in real estate under the condition that borrowing in excess of a standard amount such as 70 to 80 percent of the purchase price must be accomplished through a mezzanine loan with a high rate of interest.
This paper explores the extent to which government performance varies between traditional council-mayor structures and reformed council-manager structures. Little research exists on the linkage between type of government and financial management practices outside of budgeting or performance measurement.
The “excess of fact” describes the complexity and crowded nature of un-staged photography, where many factors aside from the single subject interact to create meaning. This essay examines the ways in which three modes of “excess of fact” in urban life—echoes, encounters and exchange—create an urban aesthetics. Taking back the right to the city and dialogic occasions are explored in this discussion of the construction of meaningful urban existence.