Browse by Subject "Urban"
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Consumerism in urban Russia in the 1880s and 90s: Exploring conceptions of time, space, and modernity through bicycle and watch advertisements (2011-01-14)This paper discusses the urban consumer culture in Moscow and Petersburg during the 1880s and 1890s and uses the consumption of bicycles and watches as a lens through which to explore changing perceptions of time and space ...
Exploring health geography by examining physical activity in older Latino women living in rural and urban communities (2011-08-25)Latinos are increasingly found outside of places where they have traditionally resided. Rural Midwestern communities where new Latino immigrants are settling have experienced accelerated growth in their overall population ...
Fertile ground: Community gardens in a low-income inner-city Chicago neighborhood and the development of social capital among African Americans (2014-05-30)This study used interviews to investigate the social connections among low-income African Americans who were developing and maintaining community gardens in an inner-city Chicago neighborhood. Despite a variety of barriers ...
Green Grass and Dirty Old Sidewalks: Evolving Images of the Rural and Urban in Honky-Tonk Country Music (2010-01-06)A common theme prevails in country music that explores the antagonist relationship between the country and the city. This rural vs. urban theme is very often used as a backdrop for not only espousing the genre’s idealizations ...
(2012-02-06)This thesis critically highlights the promises and shortcomings of women’s formal ownership of land (land titling) as a means towards women’s empowerment. The literature extensively documents the costs and benefits of ...
Sandhill crane colt survival and fledging success in northeastern Illinois: the role of age and significance of land cover in an urbanized landscape (2011-05-25)The breeding and fledging success of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis spp.) in urban landscapes has been largely unexplored by previous research. I evaluated survival and habitat use of young Greater Sandhill Cranes (G. ...