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Avoiding the Resource Curse: Challenges of the Policy Process in a Nascent-Oil-Producing Country in West Africa

Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses avoiding the resource curse and challenges of the policy process in a nascent-oil-producing country in West Africa.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Akon-Yamga, Gordon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Does open access really threaten peer review? (open access)

Does open access really threaten peer review?

In this paper, the author discusses whether open access threatens peer review, as implied by the Association of American Publishers in their endorsement of the Research Works Act. The author suggests that we need to experiment with new models of peer evaluation.
Date: January 11, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
A New Philosophy for the 21st Century (open access)

A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

Article discussing a new philosophy in the 21st century and challenges and potential for reform.
Date: December 11, 2011
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species (open access)

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library