Browse by Subject "Urban"
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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. ...