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The Role of Green Accounting In the Creation of Indicators of Sustainable Economic Growth
Gross domestic product (GDP) is the most widely utilized measure of economic growth worldwide. The GDP is often mistakenly used as a measure of social welfare, even though it was never meant to be used as one. The GDP is ...
Costs, Benefits and Sustainability of the Salween Dams along the Thai-Burma Border
The 2800 km Salween River is the last major river in Southeast Asia that remains free flowing. Unfortunately, Thailand and Burma have made plans to build a series of five large dams along the 118 km portion of the river ...
Democracy and Political Stability in the United States and the Ancient Roman Republic
(Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2007)
This paper was intended to examine that connection between democracy and political stability, mainly through the comparison of histories and political institutions. The final and full realization of Tocqueville's fears ...
Survey of Phragmites australis in Water Sources in Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula
(Kalamazoo College, 2010)
Understanding the distribution patterns of an invasive species is a first critical step toward controlling its spread into other ecosystems. Beginning in June of 2009, grassroots environmental protection organizations ...
Enzymatic Digestion of Algal Carbohydrates for Biofuel Applications
(Kalamazoo College, 2009)
As the globe is hurtled into the era of global warming, humanity is becoming more conscious of its dependency on petroleum and its unsustainable depleting supply. The once wonderful fuel of petroleum is the main cause for ...
Castitas Feminarum: Sexual Politics for Women in the Late Republic and Early Roman Empire
(Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2006)
In modern society, we tend to view women's sexual behaviors and norms as ever-changing and evolving. This is true especially in the United States. The feminist movement has been essential in advocating women's rights, and ...
Messalina: A Play in Two Acts
(Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2005)
When the Vestal Virgins idea fell through, I decided I still wanted to keep my focus on Roman women. I thought about researching Lucretia or Livia, but I wanted something more original. I was looking for something that ...
A Policy for a Sustainable Kalamazoo College Dining Services Program
Kalamazoo College has a long history of environmental stewardship and leadership in commitment to sustainable practices. For the past 5 years, Farms to K, a group of students, faculty, staff, alums, and community members ...
Farms to K Program Poster 2010
Program poster for Farms to K.
LandSea's Lasting Effect: A Study of the Effects of the Kalamazoo College LandSea Program
In 1972 Dr. Paul Olexia of Kalamazoo College took ten students to the Porcupine Mountains in the upper peninsula of Michigan for the pilot program of LandSea. Thirty-three years later the LandSea program continues to ...