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Transitions within the French Family: Working-Class Women's Roles in the Late-Nineteenth Century

Farag, Amanda (2015)
This thesis analyzes the change in familial roles occupied by working-class French women during the late nineteenth century. These changes occurred against the shifting political framework of France during this period, as ...

Capital, Scale, and Risk Constraints to Vegetable Adoption among Smallhold Farmers in Nepal

Katovich, Erik (2015)
Nepal’s agricultural productivity has stagnated in recent decades, resulting in widespread malnutrition, poverty, and civil conflict. In response, government and donor institutions have promoted high-input, high-return ...

Commissioning of the New Beam Halo Monitoring System for the CMS Experiment

Stifter, Kelly (2015)
A new Beam Halo Monitor (BHM) detector system has been installed in the CMS cavern to measure the machine-induced background (MIB) from the LHC. This back- ground originates from interactions of the primary beam halo ...

Deregulation of microRNA Processing in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Guenther, Kacey (2015)
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating interstitial lung disease with an incidence in the United States of 42.7 to 63 per 100,000 and an incidence in Europe of 16.3 to 17.4 per 100,000 (Nalysnyk et al. ...

Applying IT investment decision theory to payment card upgrades

Gulbransen, Mitchell (2015)
The new Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) Chip-and-PIN payment cards are slowly replacing traditional magnetic stripe cards worldwide. Although it makes little economic sense for the individual firm to take on the significant ...

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