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Haitian Creole Ideophones: An Exploratory Analysis, Marc Prou Dec 1999

Haitian Creole Ideophones: An Exploratory Analysis, Marc Prou

Marc E. Prou

This article is an exploratory attempt to analyze the status of Creole ideophones through distinctive repetition, reduplication and onomatopoeic features of Haitian Creole, commonly known as Kreyol. It examines barious types of ideophones in Kreyol with the aim of understanding the processes of change in lexical categories, which involve the principles these processes manifest-- thereby showing, on the one hand, why these diverse types of ideophones should be classed together and referred to with a single term, 'ideophonization'; and, on the other hand, how this category of lexical items is to be distinguished from others.


Leaders In The Crucible: The Moral Voice Of College Presidents, Stephen Nelson Dec 1999

Leaders In The Crucible: The Moral Voice Of College Presidents, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Regardless of the pressures and problems confronting colleges and universities today, they can ill afford to assume that the only essential qualities of those chosen to be presidents are their abilities to be sound managers, institutional developers, and public relations experts. Nelson argues that college presidents must possess the capacity to use the presidential pulpit as moral leaders. Presidents are profiled as leaders who shape student character, lead campus communities, and are in the forefront of issues critical to education. From this vantage point, we can better examine the moral beliefs at the core of colleges and universities, understand and ...


Students Living In Substance Free Housing: Attitudes Toward Their Residential Experience And Predictors Of Their Satisfaction., John D. Foubert, Karen Boss, Amy Ginther, Susan R. Komives Dec 1999

Students Living In Substance Free Housing: Attitudes Toward Their Residential Experience And Predictors Of Their Satisfaction., John D. Foubert, Karen Boss, Amy Ginther, Susan R. Komives

John D. Foubert

Students living in smoke-free and alcohol free residential housing were compared to students in on-campus environments that did not ban these substances. Significant differences between these communities are discussed.


The Longitudinal Effects Of A Rape-Prevention Program On Fraternity Men’S Attitudes, Behavioral Intent, And Behavior, John D. Foubert Dec 1999

The Longitudinal Effects Of A Rape-Prevention Program On Fraternity Men’S Attitudes, Behavioral Intent, And Behavior, John D. Foubert

John D. Foubert

A longitudinal study showed that fraternity men who saw The Men's Program reported lower rape myth acceptance and lower likelihood of raping 7 months after program participants relative to a control group using a Solomon 4 design.