Browse by Subject "Neoliberalism"
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(2008)Our project hinged on the ability of the undergraduate advanced Chinese and Japanese students at the UIUC to describe, during short interviews, the value of their respective languages in economic terms. We found that the ...
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(2011-05-25)According to research performed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2008, 32% of Brazilian teachers work in schools whose principals complain of constant teacher absences. This placed ...
(2008)For our project we sought to find if Chinese is replacing Japanese as the East Asian business language just as the economy is shifting from Japan towards China. We limited our research pool to non-heritage undergraduates ...
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(2014-05-30)This dissertation is an ethnographic case study of a Karen refugee resettlement community in Trident City. Due to oppressive control by the Burmese government in Burma, the Karen National Union, a political organization ...
(2012-05-22)This study examines post-conflict reconstruction in the Nicaraguan localities of Jinotega and Boaco since the end of the Contra conflict. Reconstruction has become a formal political project guided by international ...
(2014-09-16)It is no coincidence that rising demand for advanced education has developed in parallel with the globalization of a market economy. Theories on “human capital formation” are increasingly seen as the key to expanding ...
The temporal dynamics of neoliberal redevelopment governance and the restructuring of urban space: Chicago's Bronzeville (1989 - present) (2012-05-22)The objective of this study is to nuance our understanding of the temporal trajectory and dynamics of neoliberal redevelopment governance in large American cities. Recent studies have revealed a rupture in the manifestation ...
(2014-09-16)Based on approximately 16 months of field research in Andean Ecuador, this dissertation is an ethnography of the reproduction of hacendado elite distinction in an environment of neoliberal volatility and unease. Evoking ...