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La Necesaria Reforma Policial, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Necesaria Reforma Policial, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

La reforma policial es una necesidad ineludible y está ubicada en la agenda pública de muchos países de América Latina. Se inicia por las demandas de democratización en los países que salían de los regímenes dictatoriales, por las ineficiencias para enfrentar el crecimiento delincuencial, por los problemas de corrupción y por la privatización del servicio, entre otros.

En América Latina se presentan una diversidad de situaciones, según los países. Allí sobresalen tres casos de interés: México, caracterizado por un elevadísimo nivel de fragmentación policial que le lleva a tener alrededor de 2.500 cuerpos policiales federales, estatales y municipales; Ecuador ...


La Homosexualidad En El Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Homosexualidad En El Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

El tema de la homosexualidad es muy poco tratado, estudiado y debatido, y mucho menos en relación a un mundo que es ampliamente conocido, visto, jugado y estructurado como es el fútbol. En ese sentido hay una gran asimetría y, obviamente, muchas preguntas por formularse para entender la disonancia. En el fútbol se discute sobre economía, cultura, política y hasta de sexo, pero de homosexualidad existe una clara hipocresía que se expresa en la evasión, que conduce a no reconocer su existencia.

Sin embargo de ello es difícil no reconocer su presencia permanente como: vacío, prejuicio o forma de reafirmación ...


Factors Affecting Product Lifetime: A Study In Support Of Policy Development For Waste Reduction, W. Conn 2010 University of California - Los Angeles

Factors Affecting Product Lifetime: A Study In Support Of Policy Development For Waste Reduction, W. Conn

W. David Conn

An exploratory study has been examined factors affecting the lifetimes of selected small electrical appliances, to assist in the development of policies to extend these lifetimes (for the purposes of conserving resources, protecting the environment, and reducing the costs of solid waste management). The study included (i) a consumer survey, (ii) in-depth interviews with manufacturers, and (iii) a limited investigation of second-hand markets. Tentative findings are that physical durability appears to be a key factor affecting the lifetime of a few of the products examined (particularly those that malfunction after less than three years' use) while the lifetimes of other ...


Using Automated Emergency Notification Systems To Inform The Public: A Field Experiment, Richard Rich, W. Conn 2010 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Using Automated Emergency Notification Systems To Inform The Public: A Field Experiment, Richard Rich, W. Conn

W. David Conn

Research and experience have shown that it can be difficult to get citizens to pay attention to risk messages and preparedness information in the absence of an actual emergency. As the use computerized systems that alert the public to hazards by automatically ringing their home phones increases, we thought it important to ask if tests of these “call down” systems can also be used to convey preemergency information. We worked with a local government to add instructions on how to shelter-in-place to the message on a routine test of a call down system. We then surveyed a test group and ...


Processing Hazardous Materials Risk Information, W. David Conn, William L. Owens, Richard C. Rich, Jarol B. Manheim 2010 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Processing Hazardous Materials Risk Information, W. David Conn, William L. Owens, Richard C. Rich, Jarol B. Manheim

W. David Conn

This is the final report on Phase 1 of this project, conducted between March and October, 1988, under Cooperative Agreement No. 814921. It addresses the issue of environmental risk communication under Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA). That act calls for the creation in each state of Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) which are to include representatives of local government; police, fire, hospital and other emergency response and public health agencies; facilities likely to use hazardous materials covered by SARA; community groups and the media. Each LEPC's initial responsibility has been to develop ...


La Rebelión Política De Las Maras, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Rebelión Política De Las Maras, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

El Parlamento de la República de El Salvador acaba de aprobar una fuerte ley que proscribe y penaliza a las pandillas y maras, así como establece un endurecimiento de penas a las personas que cooperen directa o indirectamente con ellas. Frente a la sanción de esta Ley, las pandillas Mara 18 y Mara Salvatrucha –enemigas entre sí- se han unido para luchar con fuerza inusual contra la ley aprobada y en la búsqueda de dialogo con el Gobierno nacional.

En esta semana hemos sido testigos del bloqueo del transporte y del cierre de los comercios en El Salvador, impulsados por ...


La Salud Y El Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Salud Y El Fútbol, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

La vieja máxima de que el deporte es salud empieza a venirse abajo desde que esta práctica asume nuevas funciones dentro de la economía y de la política. Las presiones que reciben los deportistas de élite, por parte de las empresas auspiciantes o de la representación que ostentan, les hacen actuar en condiciones que terminan por afectar su salud. Se utilizan vitaminas, tecnologías y esfuerzos físicos que llegan al límite, lo cual produce cambios extremos en sus órganos vitales.

De allí que hoy en día la esperanza de vida al nacer en un país europeo llegue a 80 años y ...


A Visão De Homem Em Fromm, Wagner Amodeo 2010 Selected Works

A Visão De Homem Em Fromm, Wagner Amodeo

Wagner Amodeo

Fromm defende não existir qualidades boas ou más inatas no ser humano. Propõe, sim, existir uma agressividade instintual na natureza humana, condição de sobrevivência, mas será a aculturação a responsável pelo direcionamento desse instinto para o “bem” ou para o “mal”, ou seja, para um espírito construtivo ou destrutivo. Esse direcionamento estruturado forma um sistema orientacional que Fromm denominará como caráter biófilo ou necrófilo, respectivamente.


La Accidentalidad Vial En El País, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

La Accidentalidad Vial En El País, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Los accidentes viales han dejado de ser tales en el país, debido a la frecuencia con que se producen, al extremo que se han constituido en un mal endémico; tan es así la situación que el Ecuador ocupa el nada honroso segundo lugar en accidentalidad vial en América Latina. Las calles y carreteras se tiñen de sangre, las páginas de nuestros periódicos se llena de noticias trágicas y muchas de las familias ecuatorianas se enlutan recurrentemente porque el fenómeno se ha convertido en una pandemia. Mirando las cifras es claramente perceptible lo siguiente: si comparamos las defunciones por accidentes de ...


Tasas Y Movilidad ¿Qué Efectos Producen?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Tasas Y Movilidad ¿Qué Efectos Producen?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en el marco del cuadragésimo evento de la Serie de Tertulias de Gobernanza, organizado por la Escuela de Gobierno del IDE, la Corporación Líderes para Gobernar, y la Corporación Gobernanza Ecuador. Quito, Ecuador


Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops For Modernity, Barbara Miller Lane 2010 Bryn Mawr College

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops For Modernity, Barbara Miller Lane

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Using Popular Film In The Architectural History Classroom, Rumiko Handa 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Using Popular Film In The Architectural History Classroom, Rumiko Handa

Architecture Program: Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity

Putting popular films to use in the classroom offers many opportunities, starting with the mass appeal that recent movies bring to the study of architecture. More significantly, film can help to teach how architectural scale and space affect the viewer. The historical inaccuracies of many movies can provide teachable moments for the discussion of significant architectural issues. And, surely most importantly, film can breathe human life into the spaces of architecture, allowing students to meet the audience of architecture—past, present, and future.


Lessons Learned In Sustainable Information And Technology Transfer Considering Culture And Resources, Craig V. Baltimore 2010 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Lessons Learned In Sustainable Information And Technology Transfer Considering Culture And Resources, Craig V. Baltimore

Architectural Engineering

In terms of information and technology transfer, sustainability is defined as the ability for a society (or culture) to maintain and incorporate the information and technology in a long term manner without continued outside influence. When a major disaster occurs, like the recent Haiti earthquake, the good intentioned outside relief effort is often immediate with no lasting effects. For example, to have a new building built out of precast panels engineered and manufactured in the U.S., and erected with volunteers from outside of Haiti, will immediately provide for the local community. But will have the people learned in terms ...


Architecture Oriented Otherwise, David Leatherbarrow, Marc J. Neveu 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Architecture Oriented Otherwise, David Leatherbarrow, Marc J. Neveu

Architecture

No abstract provided.


The Origins Of Thomas Jefferson’S Academical Village At The University Of Virginia, Francesca Miller 2010 Trinity College

The Origins Of Thomas Jefferson’S Academical Village At The University Of Virginia, Francesca Miller

The First-Year Papers (2010 - present)

No abstract provided.


De La Ciudad A La Violencia, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

De La Ciudad A La Violencia, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Si bien lo urbano no determina las causas de la violencia, no se puede desconocer que la producción social del territorio sí es un elemento importante en el comportamiento de ciertos tipos de violencias. Existe una geografía de la violencia que no es sólo la manifestación de los hechos violentos en el territorio (escenario) sino también un elemento relevante en la producción de los mismos (violencia urbana). Este elemento viene de la división social del espacio y de una lógica particular de urbanismo que puede producir un tipo de violencia particular acorde a la segregación urbana (localización residencial, densidad y ...


Compressed Natural Gas (Cng) Transit Bus Experience Survey: April 2009—April 2010, R. Adams, D. B. Horne 2010 Marathon Technical Services

Compressed Natural Gas (Cng) Transit Bus Experience Survey: April 2009—April 2010, R. Adams, D. B. Horne

Publications (T)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) commissioned this survey to collect and analyze experiential data from U.S. transit agencies with varying degrees of compressed natural gas (CNG) bus and station experience. This information helps DOE and NREL determine areas of CNG transit bus success and priority areas for which further technical or other assistance might be required to enable success.

Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (CVEF) staff and subcontractors developed a battery of questions and identified 10 transit agencies to represent all U.S. transit agencies that use CNG buses, accounting for ...


Apologues, By Carlo Lodoli, Marc J. Neveu 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Apologues, By Carlo Lodoli, Marc J. Neveu

Architecture

No abstract provided.


Knowledge Transfer And Adobe Block, Craig Baltimore 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Knowledge Transfer And Adobe Block, Craig Baltimore

Architectural Engineering

No abstract provided.


Industry Participation In The Interdisciplinary Team Design Project Course Of A Master Of Architectural Engineering Program, Lauren M. Ronsse, Lily M. Wang, Clarence E. Waters 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Industry Participation In The Interdisciplinary Team Design Project Course Of A Master Of Architectural Engineering Program, Lauren M. Ronsse, Lily M. Wang, Clarence E. Waters

Architectural Engineering -- Faculty Publications

This is a case study of extensive industry participation in the capstone design course of the Master of Architectural Engineering program at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. This course, entitled Interdisciplinary Team Design Project, pairs teams of professional engineers and students to provide mentoring, assessment, and feedback, as the students work on interdisciplinary teams to design the building systems for a real-world project. For the spring 2010 semester, over 33 industry professionals participated in the course, each contributing approximately 40 to 50 hours of mentoring and assessment. This paper describes the course format and industry involvement, which provides students with ...


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