|The Outsourcing of Apparel and Textiles: Manufacturing Site Selection
||The outsourcing of American manufacturing to the international sector historically utilizes supply chain/logistics analysis (lowest-cost supplier and transportation networks) as the primary method in site selection. This approach stems from Alfred We...
|Life Science Industry Regional Clusters: Spatial Concentrations in Denver/Boulder, Colorado and Triad/Triangle, North Carolina
||This research examines the importance of proximity and the role of distance within the life science sector of the economy for the interacting metropolitan regions of Denver and Boulder, Colorado and Triad and Triangle, North Carolina. This sector is ...
|National systems of innovation in the Japanese and American consumer electronics industries.
||Innovation is a hallmark of the consumer electronics industry as firms compete to capture greater shares in a competitive market. The culmination of such innovation recently promoted a trend toward digital convergence within the industry as products ...
|Land use change in Thimphu, Bhutan from 1990 - 2007: effects of cultural, political, and economic frameworks.
||Secluded in the foothills of the Himalayas between China and India, Bhutan is still subject to many of the same problems facing other developing nations. Environmental degradation is one of these challenging problems, especially due to modernization ...
|Spiritual landscapes in the 21st century: the geography of Power mountains and healing waters of the southern Appalachian region
||This research focuses on the non-secular uses and perceptions of selected topographically prominent natural landscape features in the Southern Appalachian Region. The research assesses if people continue to use natural landscapes for non-secular acti...
|'Journey into the square' a geographical perspective of sacred harp
||This thesis analyzes how the Sacred Harp adapted to become a unique musical tradition culturally and geographically specific to the America South. By applying methods from the Geography of Religion and Music Geography fields with contributions from A...
|Geographic study of historic preservation: evolving cultural landscape and development of modern Japan
||The development of new architectural styles, infrastructure and construction materials in the Meiji period (1868-1912 CE), is tied to the creation of a modern Japanese identity. Despite recent developments toward preserving important historic propert...