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Water scarcity and sustainability in the arid area of North America

Insights gained from a cross-border perspective

Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia and John W. Day

strong economic ties and cross border population movements. Our objective is to use an examination of models of water supply and urban development for the American Southwest, and specifically Los Angeles, to focus on these issues “south of the border

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Sabina Barone, Veronika Bernard, Teresa S Büchsel, Leslie Fesenmyer, Bruce Whitehouse, Petra Molnar, Bonny Astor, and Olga R. Gulina

Christian is something one is born into, and Mar Thoma’s communal model of Christianity provides them with an important sense of community. The younger generation, in contrast, seeks a personal relationship with God; they “shop around” for a church, with

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Inequality and poverty

The ill-fitting pieces in the EU’s development partnerships

Riina Pilke and Marikki Stocchetti

Commission, 2014a ; European Commission, 2015 ). It has also established a model of building development partnerships with different types of poorer countries, starting with the European Community and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) partnership in

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Economic and social upgrading through professional and supporting services

Lessons from the shrimp value chain in El Salvador

Nahuel Oddone and Ramón Padilla-Pérez

. The cooperatives follow three different production models: extensive (23% of total farms), improved-extensive (32%), and semi-intensive (45%). The extensive model is characterized by limited use of technology—for instance, no monitoring of the physical

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Assisted “voluntary” return of women to Kosovo

Rhetoric and reality within the framework of development

Sandra Sacchetti

“returnee as entrepreneur” model promoted by AVR advocates, but he is also the exception. All other respondents in this study were unable to meet the outsized expectation placed on them, that is, that their alleged entrepreneurial spirit and resilience would

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Violence and public health in the Altamira region

The construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant

Rosa Elizabeth Acevedo Marin and Assis da Costa Oliveira

-year period (2000–2010). In Brazil, the internalization of this “new” ideology of Latin American emergence and integration occurred by means of the neo-development model, based on the creation of multi-year plans (Avança Brasil 2000, 2003; Brasil de

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Migration and Citizenship in “Athens of Crisis”

An Interview with Vice Mayor Lefteris Papagiannakis

Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou and Nina Papachristou

things: let’s punish the bad and reward the good. That model could work in some cases, but not for all countries. Maybe you can take that approach for two or three years, but now we are in year nine in Greece. I’m pro-European but this is enough—we have

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Sanctuary City Organizing in Canada

From Hospitality to Solidarity

David Moffette and Jennifer Ridgley

country. While the recent movement draws inspiration from the US model, sanctuary city campaigns in Canada have been less connected to faith-based organizing. Nevertheless, the logics of sanctuary and hospitality rooted in faith traditions have been a part

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Dudziro Nhengu

theoretical model from the data sets to address the research question in the discussions section. Definition of terms The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the

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From philanthropy to impact investing

The case of Luxembourg

Shirlita Espinosa

diaspora community, there has been a considerable synergy between philanthropy with a corporate model as practiced by foundations and investing as a means to a philanthropic end. Two examples of such foundations drawing financial and human resources from