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For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected? [Presentation]

For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected? [Presentation]

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Weinberg, Brian R.; McPherson, Michael & Cox, Gloria C.
Description: This presentation discusses research on for-profit and nonprofit microfinance and how the poor are affected. Although there were several limitations such as time and funding, this research offers ideas of how each might overcome their inadequacies in the future to find a stronger balance between funding, satisfying the market demand for microfinance services, and effectively alleviating poverty.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Future of Democracy in the Middle East

The Future of Democracy in the Middle East

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Sahliyeh, Emile F.
Description: This University Scholars Day keynote speech addresses the issue of democratization in the Middle East. Professor Sahliyeh discusses major reasons for the lack of democratization to date.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Game - When Will People Learn: Democracy Just Doesn't Work

The Game - When Will People Learn: Democracy Just Doesn't Work

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Wood, Justin; Eshbaugh-Soha, Matthew, 1972- & Verrill, Diane
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses the game of democracy. Research focuses on issues about which there is widespread agreement as to a solution, yet they cannot be resolved due to the democratic incentive system or polarization.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
God and War: How Religious Identity Influences Senatorial Decision Making On Foreign Policy Issues: A Work In Progress

God and War: How Religious Identity Influences Senatorial Decision Making On Foreign Policy Issues: A Work In Progress

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Oldmixon, Elizabeth Anne
Description: This presentation discusses research on how religious identity influences Senatorial decision making on foreign policy issues. In this presentation, the authors look at studying religion and politics, the measurement of religiosity, religion in Congress and in foreign policy, and why religion matters in issues of war and peace.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Images of The American Indian in Hollywood Film and Impact Upon Identity

Images of The American Indian in Hollywood Film and Impact Upon Identity

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Aucoin, Martin & Verrill, Diane
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on images of The American Indian in Hollywood films.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Oakes, Trayton & Battaglia, Kari
Description: Poster presented at the 2009 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the complexity of income taxes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Introduction to the Law and the American Legal System

Introduction to the Law and the American Legal System

Date: 2015
Creator: King, Kimi L. & Leuzinger, Julie
Description: This book chapter offers an introduction to the law and the American legal system.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Is The Future Integration Of Nanotechnology Into Osteopathic Medicine Plausible?

Is The Future Integration Of Nanotechnology Into Osteopathic Medicine Plausible?

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Mars, Jason & Verrill, Diane
Description: In this poster, the author presents research on the conceptual and analytical aspects of the integration of nanotechnology into osteopathic medicine and its benefits.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008

Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Booth, John A.
Description: This study analyzes in a longitudinal context the dimensional conceptualization of legitimacy set forth by Booth and Seligson in 'The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America,' in which they found that legitimacy was composed of six different dimensions: regime institutions, regime principles, local government, political actors, political community, and regime performance.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Lives and Policies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and Their Views on Machiavelli

The Lives and Policies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and Their Views on Machiavelli

Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Pierce, Emily & Verrill, Diane
Description: This poster discusses research on the lives and policies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and their views on Machiavelli. The author uses documented analysis to try to understand the mindset of Adams and Jefferson.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College