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Towards Sustainability in Central America and the Caribbean: Introduction and Overview

Dijkstra, A. G.; Danielson, A.; Association of European Research on the Caribbean and Central America
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Verdict Is In: The Impact of Crime on Public Trust in Central American Justice Systems El impacto de delincuencia sobre la confianza pública en el sistema de justicia en Centroamérica

Mary Fran T. Malone; University of New Hampshire

Over the past two decades, the countries of Central America have confronted soaring crime rates. Justice systems of dubious quality provide thin shields against this crime crisis, despite substantial international and domestic investment in justice reform. Indeed, there is growing concern that crime...

DRIVER (German)

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The Politics of Subnational Undemocratic Regime Reproduction in Argentina and Mexico La política de reproducción de los regímenes subnacionales no democráticos en Argentina y México

Agustina Giraudy; Universidad de San Andrés/FLACSO

This article studies the continued existence of subnational undemocraticregimes in Argentina and Mexico, two countries that have recently experiencednational democratization. The first part of the article offers a conceptualizationof subnational democracy and measures its territorial extension acros...

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The Nutritional Status of Children in Central America

Grummer-Strawn, L. M.; Universidad de Costa Rica; Central American Population Program
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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The Institutional Feasibility of National-Local Policy Collaboration: Insights from Brazil and Argentina La viablidad de la colaboración nacional-local en política pública: evidencia de Brasil y Argentina

Tracy Beck Fenwick

The goal of this paper is to suggest that municipalities can facilitate the central government’s ability to carry out its desired policy goals. Using three institutional variables that provide internal evidence for each case, I will argue that within some institutional configurations the center may ...

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The Demographic Situation of Central America

Universidad de Costa Rica; Central American Population Program
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Sustained Growth in Haiti: Pipe-Dream or Realistic Possibility?

Lundahl, M.; Association of European Research on the Caribbean and Central America
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Prevalence of serum neutralizing antibody to serotype 9 rotavirus WI61 in children from South America and central Europe.

Brüssow, H; Sidoti, J; Clark, H F

Neutralizing serum antibody to serotype 9 rotavirus WI61 was detected in 41% of 870 Ecuadorian children and 26% of 140 German children. In both areas an age-related prevalence increase was observed. We identified 11 serum samples from Ecuadorian children which neutralized exclusively serotype 9 rota...

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Policies Affecting Deforestation for Cattle in Central America

Kaimowitz, D.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Non-Conventional Rural Finance and the Crisis of Economic Institutions in Nicaragua

Bastiaensen, J.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

Wamsler, Christine

The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. To achiev...

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Macroeconomic Conditions for Sustainable Agriculture in Central America

Thorpe, A.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Land Reform and Resource Management within Agrarian Production Cooperatives in Honduras

Ruben, R.; Van Den Berg, M.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia Reforma institucional y revoluciones de derechos en América Latina. Los casos de Costa Rica y Colombia

Bruce M. Wilson; University of Central Florida, Orlando

This article analyzes the conditions that allowed for expansive rights revolutions in Costa Rica and Colombia. My research suggests that many of the preconditions for rights revolutions in other regions of the world are also central to understanding Latin American cases. Of particular relevance is j...

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Gene Conversion and Crossing Over Along the 405-kb Left Arm of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Chromosome VII

McCusker, John H.; Malkova, Anna; German, Miriam; Swanson, Johanna; Housworth, Elizabeth A.; Stahl, Franklin W.

Gene conversions and crossing over were analyzed along 10 intervals in a 405-kb region comprising nearly all of the left arm of chromosome VII in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Crossover interference was detected in all intervals as measured by a reduced number of nonparental ditypes. We have evaluated i...

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Foreign Bank Entry into Emerging Economies: An Empirical Assessment of the Determinants and Risks Predicated on German FDI Data

Wezel, Torsten

The paper investigates the factors crucial in the locational decisions of multinational German banks in selected emerging markets of central and eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia between 1994 and 2001. Emphasis is placed on testing variables of macroeconomic and financial sector risk along with...

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Food Insecurity as a Sustainability Issue: Lessons from Honduran Maize Farming

Johnson, H.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Fiscal Sustainability in the CAC Region

Danielson, A.; Association of European Research on the Caribbean and Central America
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Energy and mineral potential of the Central American-Caribbean region ; with 76 tables

Circum Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources; Symposium on the Energy and Mineral Potential of the Central American Caribbean Region < 1989, San José, Costa Rica>
1995-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Economic Reform, Citizenship and Social Integration in Central America

Sojo, C.; Association of European Research on the Caribbean and Central America
2001-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Economic Accountability in Central America La accountability económica en Centroamérica

Gregg B. Johnson; University at Buffalo, SUNY; Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer; University of Missouri

Representative democracy hinges upon the notion of accountability. We examine the mediating effects of political context on economic accountability in a hostile environment – the developing democracies of Central America. We test whether clarity of responsibility mediates the economy’s effects on ci...

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Deforestation in Central America: Historical and Contemporary Dynamics

Utting, P.; Association for European Research on Central America and the Caribbean
1997-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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Abstracts with programs, 12th annual meeting - North-Central Section of the Geological Socity of America : May 1 - 2, 1978, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Geological Society of America / North Central Section; Paleontological Society / North Central Section; National Association of Geology Teachers / East Central Section
1978-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)