Theo Davis
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Good governance as a foundation for sustainable human development in sub-Saharan Africa
Theo Davis
Political Science
4 March 2017
Abstract Data indicate that good governance and human development continue to be major issues throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The findings show a significant relationship between the measures of good… Expand
15 Citations
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African Americans' Public Opinion: Homogeneous or Heterogeneous?.
Theo Davis
Sociology
1991
1 Citation
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The educational attainment and intergenerational mobility of black males: The 1970s and 1980s
Theo Davis
Psychology, Sociology
1 June 1994
The primary interest of this study is to discover the extent to which black males are gaining or losing ground educationally relative to other male populations. The findings of this study show that… Expand
3 Citations
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The political orientation of Blacks and Whites: Converging, diverging, or remaining constant?
Theo Davis
Political Science
1 December 2005
Abstract This paper examines the extent to which patterns of public opinion between Blacks and Whites have converged, diverged, or remained constant since the late1970s. It explores how trends in… Expand
10 Citations
Interpreting the Survey
Theo Davis
Philosophy
2016
I maintain a deep skepticism toward my argument here. I do not want to make an essentialist argument about whom we should read and teach. To do so would be to reinscribe categories that are deeply… Expand
2 Citations
The occupational mobility of black males revisited: Does race matter?
Theo Davis
Psychology
1995
Abstract This study examined the extent to which opportunities for social mobility (as measured by occupational mobility) have or have not continued to expand for black males since the early 1970s.… Expand
10 Citations
High-skill return migration in the technology, medical, and academic sectors: the case of India and the USA
Theo Davis
Economics
2 January 2016
The concept of brain drain contends that the migration of highly skilled individuals benefits receiving countries at the expense of sending countries. Though research supports this concept, several… Expand
1 Citation
"Just apply a weight": Thoreau and the Aesthetics of Ornament
Theo Davis
Philosophy
2010
Questioning the view that Thoreau abandoned aesthetics in order to know nature, this essay argues that he articulated an alternative, ornamental aesthetics. Far from rejecting his era's taste for… Expand
3 Citations
Harriet Jacobs's "Excrescences": Aesthetics and Politics in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Theo Davis
Sociology
2010
4 Citations
Research is an Infinite Loop
Theo Davis
Sociology
2009
Finalist in 2009 in The Image of Research, a competition for students in graduate or professional degree programs at UIC, sponsored by UIC's Graduate College and the University Library. Images of… Expand
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