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    • The Napatization of Northern Michigan: Wineries in the Context of Regional Gentrification 

      Dayton, Emily (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      This paper examines the role of Northern Michigan's developing wine industry in the cultural and economic transformations of the greater Traverse City region. Since the area's original winery opened in the middle 1960's, ...
    • National Education Issues: Problems Facing "At-Risk" Children 

      Warner, Kellie Ann (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1992)
    • A National Tragedy: An Overview of Indian Education and Contributing Factors to Low Achievement Rates 

      North, Mary E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1992)
      The American Indian population holds great interest for me. I find the gap between the traditional Indian culture and the present day minority problems fascinating. Therefore, I planned to focus my Senior Individualized ...
    • The Nature of Violence against Lesbians and Gay Men: An Overview 

      Lyons, Christopher (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1995)
      Violence. It seems inescapable. Even scribbled on the walls in the restrooms of Kalamazoo College's Upjohn Library are the sentiments of violence. There, in the downstairs men's room one can read: "Faggots and their ...
    • Negro Business in Kalamazoo 

      Wilson, Robert F.G. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1964)
      The primary purpose of this paper is to present a consolidated report of the Negro business men and women in Kalamazoo in the hope that through various channels, the young Negro will be aware that there are members of ...
    • Negro Self-Esteem: A Survey of Pertinent Research 

      Borey, Ellen Gray (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1969)
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    • Neighborhood Reactions to a Proposed Community Center 

      Beukema, Barbara B. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1964)
      This paper is the report of a diagnostic study which will be presented to the Board of Directors at Milwaukee Christian Center. Its primary concern was to determine the extent of opposition on the part of the adults in ...
    • Neither Aquí nor Allá: Identity Formation among Latinos in a New Destination City 

      Hartshorn, Hannah (2009)
      This study examines why members of a Latino population chose to identify as they did and how that might be a reflection of participants' experiences in Columbus, Ohio or the US more generally. The literature surrounding ...
    • New Directions : The Mandate of Change and Practical Approaches for PVOs in International Development 

      Peslar, Kristin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1992)
      The author reviews the history of U.S. aid to countries around the world after World War II and the creation of the Agency for International Aid (AID). The relationship between political and humanitarian goals is discussed ...
    • The New Museology : Indigenous Appropriation and Decolonial Possibilities 

      Tobin, Paige (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The museum in the community of San Francisco is a first step towards this idea of recuperation. As outlined in the previous chapter, the museum gives space to members of the community to analyze and remember their history, ...
    • A New Perspective on Youth and Religion: A Qualitative Understanding 

      Strauss, Jessica S. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2008)
      Studies of religion in America focus largely on statistics and archival data of institutional religion. In some cases they fail to explore individual experiences of religion, which are widely believed to be 'spiritual' ...
    • New Religious Movements 

      Reynolds, Quentin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2010)
      Previous theories and research have focused on new religious movements as a yvhole and their qualities as a .whole. This essay will use the existing religious movement continuum and definitions of religion as well as ...
    • New Religious Movements 

      Zuniga, Kimberly (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2020-11-01)
      This paper will talk about what an NRM is and why they appeal to so many people and the ways that we see them working in the political spectrum. The paper will go into a bit of history of cults and the ways in which NRM ...
    • Nicaragua: Yesterday and Today 

      Buckingham, Michelle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1988)
      The things I saw in my six week stay in Nicaragua this summer did not correspond with many of the articles, books and news reports I read and saw before I left. I believed wholeheartedly that I would be going to ...
    • Nigerian Blackboard: Advancement of (Secondary) Education in Nigeria 

      Kroske, Sherrie Rae (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1966)
      Nigerian Blackboard is an attempt to summarize the educational development of Nigeria over the past four hundred years. The focus is on secondary education. So vast a body of information falls within this area that attention ...
    • The Nimble Mind : Burgers and Brainstorms 

      Kendzierski, Ronald (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1991)
      The author presents an ethnographic study of fast food businesses in the tourist town of Traverse City, Michigan and concludes that the service industry is the result of our growing dependence on others for sustenance. ...
    • No Matter How Long it's in the Water, A Log Will Never Become a Crocodile: An Examination of Patterns of Socialization Among Americans Living in Dakar 

      Kruger, Shonda Renee (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      Looking back on my initial nine-month foreign study experience in Dakar and the issues it raised for me, it is easy to see that a process of academic distancing similar to that described by the above respondent took place ...
    • No Simple Gift : Neoliberalism and the Kalamazoo Promise 

      Muscara, Hannah (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      In November 2005, it was announced that a group of anonymous donors had contributed funds to provide the full tuition cost at any in-state college or university to graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools. This scholarship ...
    • No way out: The formation and maintenance of poverty as seen in la Marin, Quito, Ecuador 

      Rustan, Amy Marie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      The fieldwork for this thesis was conducted in a marginal neighborhood of Quito, Ecuador called la Marin. There, I worked with laboring and extremely poor children, mostly between the ages of three and eighteen. I learned ...
    • Non-Profit Organizations: Surviving in Difficult Times 

      D'Avanzo, Matthew (2009)
      Non-profit organizations (NPOs) are constantly facing problems in today's market. These problems often come in two forms, internal problems and external problems. Internal problems almost always center around two issues: ...