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Imprisoning Rationalities, Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Mark Brown, Chris Cunneen, Melanie Schwartz, Alex Steel Dec 2015

Imprisoning Rationalities, Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Mark Brown, Chris Cunneen, Melanie Schwartz, Alex Steel

David C. Brown

Imprisonment is a growth industry in Australia. Over the past 30-40 years all state and territory jurisdictions have registered massive rises in both the absolute numbers of those imprisoned and the per capita use of imprisonment as a tool of punishment and control. Yet over this period there has been surprisingly little criminological attention to the national picture of imprisonment in Australia and to understanding jurisdictional variation, change and continuity in broader theoretical terms. This article reports initial findings from the Australian Prisons Project, a multi-investigator Australian Research Council funded project intended to trace penal developments in Australia since about …


Criminal Laws: Materials And Commentary On Criminal Law And Process In Nsw, Alex Steel, David Brown, David Farrier, Sandra Egger, Luke Mcnamara, Michael Grewcock, Donna Spears Dec 2015

Criminal Laws: Materials And Commentary On Criminal Law And Process In Nsw, Alex Steel, David Brown, David Farrier, Sandra Egger, Luke Mcnamara, Michael Grewcock, Donna Spears

David C. Brown

The success of Criminal Laws lies both in its distinctive features and in its appeal to a range of readerships. As one review put it, it is simultaneously a “textbook, casebook, handbook and reference work”. As such it is ideal for criminal law and criminal justice courses as a teaching text, combining as it does primary sources with extensive critical commentary and a contextual perspective. It is likewise indispensable to practitioners for its detailed coverage of substantive law and its extensive references and inter-disciplinary approach make it a first point of call for researchers from all disciplines. This fifth edition …


Exploring Paradox In The Local Foods Movement: Challenges In Uniting Ideology And Practice, Justin Schupp, Rebecca Som Castellano Jun 2015

Exploring Paradox In The Local Foods Movement: Challenges In Uniting Ideology And Practice, Justin Schupp, Rebecca Som Castellano

Justin Schupp

Throughout the United States, there is a discernible movement towards a more localized food system. Asserting that movement practices can minimize detrimental effects to the environment while providing benefits to human nutrition, community well being and social justice, those promoting food system localization engage in practices which aim to resist the globalizing and industrializing food and agriculture system. Despite these aims, however, the discourses and practices of the movement could be veiling inequalities which limit opportunity for participation in food system localization. Many scholars have pointed theoretically to the ways in which food system localization is not a priori more …


"How Did We Do?": Evaluating The Instruction Program With A Senior Survey.", Terry Taylor, Heather Jagman Jun 2015

"How Did We Do?": Evaluating The Instruction Program With A Senior Survey.", Terry Taylor, Heather Jagman

Heather Jagman

No abstract provided.


Integrated Analysis Of Content And Construct Validity, Byron Gajewski, Larry Price, Valorie Coffland, Diane Boyle, Marjorie Bott Apr 2015

Integrated Analysis Of Content And Construct Validity, Byron Gajewski, Larry Price, Valorie Coffland, Diane Boyle, Marjorie Bott

Diane Kay Boyle PhD, RN, FAAN

Establishing adequacy of psychometric properties of an instrument involves acquisition and evaluation of evidence based on item content and internal structure. Content validity evidence consists of subject matter experts providing quantitative ratings of the extent to which items are a representative sample of targeted domain. Evidence of internal structure includes factor analytic studies and examination of item interrelationships based on item responses from participants. Although subject matter expert ratings and participant response data are traditionally analyzed separately, each serves to inform the other in important ways. We propose integrating subject matter experts’ and participants’ data seamlessly to establish a unified …


(Refereed Poster Presentation) Searching For Best Practices In Collection Management: Four Case Studies At Institutions Without A Medical School, Marilia Antunez Dec 2014

(Refereed Poster Presentation) Searching For Best Practices In Collection Management: Four Case Studies At Institutions Without A Medical School, Marilia Antunez

Marilia Y. Antunez, MLS, MA

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Is There Value In Value-Added Cataloging?, Lauren Marshall, Mina Chercourt Apr 2014

Is There Value In Value-Added Cataloging?, Lauren Marshall, Mina Chercourt

Mina Chercourt

We discuss a project they conducted to identify whether adding table of contents and analytics to certain materials in the collection would increase circulation. They selected monographic series in the Q classification that were titled separately and five or six large series in the Ps for analyzing. The work resulted in significant increases in circulation of the materials ( anywhere from 59% to 186%). The work was labor intensive, but the increased use of the materials made it certainly worthwhile.


Embedding In The 21st Century Academy: Crossing Curriculum And Geography, Kaijsa Calkins, Cass Kvenild Jan 2014

Embedding In The 21st Century Academy: Crossing Curriculum And Geography, Kaijsa Calkins, Cass Kvenild

Kaijsa Calkins

Upon entering the new millennium, the University of Wyoming Libraries have expanded traditional one-shot library instruction and desk-bound reference into a suite of embedded services including reference, instruction, and curriculum and general education planning. Increased enrollment, along with increases in librarian consultations and instruction, have provided opportunities for innovation. Growing numbers of online students at the university encourage librarians to hone distance services and to experiment with new delivery methods. Librarians take care to follow both the ACRL guidelines for information literacy at the academy as well as the best practices for serving distance learners. Both distance and on-campus reference …


The Relationship Between Maternal Depression And Child Nutritional Outcomes In Low Income Families, Karen Mccurdy, Kathleen Gorman, Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras, Tiffani Kisler Apr 2013

The Relationship Between Maternal Depression And Child Nutritional Outcomes In Low Income Families, Karen Mccurdy, Kathleen Gorman, Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras, Tiffani Kisler

Karen McCurdy

No abstract provided.


Sandtray In Supervision: A Tool For Helping Supervisees Grow, April Schottelkorb, Karrie Swan Dec 2012

Sandtray In Supervision: A Tool For Helping Supervisees Grow, April Schottelkorb, Karrie Swan

Karrie L Swan

No abstract provided.


Weak-Form Market Efficiency And Calendar Anomalies For Eastern Europe Equity Markets, Francesco Guidi, Rakesh Gupta, Suneel Maheshwari Aug 2012

Weak-Form Market Efficiency And Calendar Anomalies For Eastern Europe Equity Markets, Francesco Guidi, Rakesh Gupta, Suneel Maheshwari

Suneel K. Maheshwari

No abstract provided.


Establishing The Criterion Validity Of Umat : A Multi-Cohort Study Of Australian Medical Students, Daniel Edwards, Tim Friedman, Hamish Coates Jul 2012

Establishing The Criterion Validity Of Umat : A Multi-Cohort Study Of Australian Medical Students, Daniel Edwards, Tim Friedman, Hamish Coates

Dr Tim Friedman

No abstract provided.


Winona Currents Annual Report 2011, University Advancement - Winona State University Dec 2011

Winona Currents Annual Report 2011, University Advancement - Winona State University

Winona Currents

Winona Currents Annual Report for 2011.


Somali Bibliography --2012, Elizabeth A. Eames, Mame Nyarko F. Bonsu Dec 2011

Somali Bibliography --2012, Elizabeth A. Eames, Mame Nyarko F. Bonsu

Somalis in Maine Bibliography

A bibliography of resources arranged alphabetically and published before 2012.


The Carbon Frame: Lobbying For Renewable Energy In The European Union, Kyle S. Herman Dec 2011

The Carbon Frame: Lobbying For Renewable Energy In The European Union, Kyle S. Herman

Master's Theses

This paper demonstrates how using the word "carbon" within global warming debates severely impedes lobbyists in favor of building stronger renewable energy policies in the European Union (EU). Within the EU, carbon is widely used to speak about many of the perils of climate change, global warming, energy policy, and contingent subject matters. In political circles, media outlets, and public debates, carbon acts a the pillar for many policies, discussions, and ideas related to fundamental errors of transferring energy from fossil fuels and nuclear sources. At the same time, however, limiting carbon does not necessarily preclude fossil fuels, such as …


Nevada Interagency Volunteer Program: Helping Hands Across Public Lands – Phase Ii: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Covering October 1, 2011 To December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2011

Nevada Interagency Volunteer Program: Helping Hands Across Public Lands – Phase Ii: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Covering October 1, 2011 To December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees

Get Outdoors Nevada

  • The number of records in the volunteer database decreased by 20.7% over the last quarter. The database now contains 7,072 records.
  • Results show an average of 1,080 visits per month, and with an average of 2,328 pages viewed per month.
  • Get Outdoors Nevada supported 22 volunteer events in a variety of ways. These events utilized 867 volunteers whom contributed approximately 3,774.5 hours of service.
  • Two community outreach events were attended, resulting in 476 direct contacts with 50 names added to the database.
  • The 7th Annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet was held on 11/5/11 with 156 volunteers in attendance.


Take Pride In America In Southern Nevada: Annual Progress Report, Period Covering January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2011

Take Pride In America In Southern Nevada: Annual Progress Report, Period Covering January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees

Anti-littering Programs

  • A meeting of stakeholders across Nevada was held to explore the potential for statewide collaboration on litter and dumping issues.
  • Website activity for the first three quarters of the year averaged 1,122 hits per month, with an average of 1,927 pages viewed per month.
  • The team attended 12 community outreach events resulting in 2,154 direct contacts and 324 new mailing list records.
  • The Take Pride in America (TPIA) in Southern Nevada completed a total of 41 volunteer events contributing a total of 10,779 volunteer hours.
  • The TPIA team filed a no-cost extension to SNPLMA and received an extension until December …


Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2011

Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Site Stewardship Program – Program Expansion And Steward Retention: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2011, Margaret N. Rees

Cultural Site Stewardship Program

  • Team completes plans for stewardship “refresher courses”
  • Annual stewardship recognition event held at Lake Mead
  • On December 1, 2012, ICSST was absorbed as a sub-committee into the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Cultural Committee.


Local Negotiation With Heterogeneous Groundwater Users, Gordon C. Rausser, Susan Stratton Sayre, Leo K. Simon Dec 2011

Local Negotiation With Heterogeneous Groundwater Users, Gordon C. Rausser, Susan Stratton Sayre, Leo K. Simon

Economics: Faculty Publications

This paper assesses the political implications of intra-aquifer heterogeneity in the benefits and costs of optimal groundwater management. We use simulation modeling to predict groundwater extraction regimes under two alternative local decision-making structures and compare these structures to optimal management. Local collective action performs poorly when the intra-aquifer disparity in the potential gains is large. Moreover, large intra-aquifer disparity is generally associated with large potential gains. As a result, local collective action is unlikely to be successful in capturing the largest welfare gains. Individual subregions within a groundwater basin almost always benefit most from political structures whose outcomes diverge from …


Steven Solomon, Water: The Epic Struggle For Wealth, Power, And Civilization, Brooklynn J. Wynween Dec 2011

Steven Solomon, Water: The Epic Struggle For Wealth, Power, And Civilization, Brooklynn J. Wynween

Journal of Rural Social Sciences

Review of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization, by Steven Solomon


Time Trends In Expenditures For Rural Veterans' Healthcare, Alan N. West, Todd A. Mackenzie Dec 2011

Time Trends In Expenditures For Rural Veterans' Healthcare, Alan N. West, Todd A. Mackenzie

Journal of Rural Social Sciences

We studied rural-urban differences in medical spending trends over eleven years for VA as well as non-VA care received by male veterans who used any VA services, and compared those trends to trends for other healthcare-using men. Using inflation-adjusted annual medical expenditures for non-veterans, VA users, and other veterans who participated in Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys from 1996 through 2006, we examined trends in spending on inpatient, hospital-based outpatient, office-based, pharmacy, and other care, by major payers (self/family, private insurance, Medicare, other sources, and VA), to assess changes in expenditures for the care of rural veterans, younger or older than …


Introduction To New Trends In Iberian Galician Comparative Literature, María Teresa Vilariño Picos, Anxo Abuín González Dec 2011

Introduction To New Trends In Iberian Galician Comparative Literature, María Teresa Vilariño Picos, Anxo Abuín González

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

No abstract provided.


Landscape In Irish And Iberian Galician Poetry By Women Authors, Manuela Palacios González Dec 2011

Landscape In Irish And Iberian Galician Poetry By Women Authors, Manuela Palacios González

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article "Landscape in Irish and Iberian Galician Poetry by Women Authors" Manuela Palacios González reflects on the similarities between Irish and Galician women poets with regard to their treatment of landscape. Although Ireland and Galicia have been construed as green, fertile Arcadias, contemporary Irish and Galician women poets have engaged in a radical revision of this anachronistic stereotype. Women poets of these two communities suggest in their works that there is more than a chronological coincidence between a growing ecological awareness and the increased presence of women writers in the last thirty years. Both ecocriticism and ecofeminist literary …


What Do Students Need To Know? How About The Idea Of Progress ?, David Pickus Dec 2011

What Do Students Need To Know? How About The Idea Of Progress ?, David Pickus

Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya

Studying Archeology needs an understanding of the idea of progress. The concept of progress was popular in the 1920s, and it was not for Archeology alone, but it became a new intellectual understanding of the world. “The idea of progress is one of the fundamental notions grappled by civilizations with a historical sense“. “Does this change in the use of metals equal development?,” reminds us to the Xuanyuan era where stone was used to make weapon, whereas jade in the time of Huangdi, and bronze in the time of Yu. This shows that Archeology is related to history and some …


Analysis Of Audience Reception On Youtube Towar D Gender Construction In The Music Video If I Were A Boy By Beyonce Knowles, Ria Avriyanty Dec 2011

Analysis Of Audience Reception On Youtube Towar D Gender Construction In The Music Video If I Were A Boy By Beyonce Knowles, Ria Avriyanty

Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya

Youtube is one of the favorite sites to share videos. Moreover,it facilitates the users to give a free and direct comment toward the videos they watch. The research examines the music video entitled If I Were a Boy (2010) by Beyonce Knowles as well as the authentic responses from the viewers in Youtube. I argue that this music video creates a conventional gender construction which perpetuates the patriarchal norms in the society. As an attempt to give a new perspective on the similar kind of research, I do not stop at this point. Applying the concept of encoding-decoding by Stuart …


Mendorong Pemahaman Kritis Tentang Dokumen-Dokumen Prinsipil Dan Narasi Kebijakan Luar Negeri Amerika Di Kawasan Asia Pasifik 2000-2010: Catatan Penelitian, Suzie Sudarman Dec 2011

Mendorong Pemahaman Kritis Tentang Dokumen-Dokumen Prinsipil Dan Narasi Kebijakan Luar Negeri Amerika Di Kawasan Asia Pasifik 2000-2010: Catatan Penelitian, Suzie Sudarman

Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya

This research note essentially highlights how an argumentation was developed to reveal the implicit tensions that had been part of the American foreign policy maneuvers in Asia-Pacific, and the locus that were expressed have caused controversy. The finding is an effort to formulate analysis of the American foreign policy through an understanding of the nature of paradoxal and tension in the general American foreign policy, specifically in Asia-Pacific. Moreover, the pressures from outside the Asia-Pacific region, have eventually impacted the configuration of the publik officers and the experienced politicians in the locale, who have resulted policies to support the establishment …


Kisah-Kisah Dan Kepercayaan Rakyat Di Seputar Kepurbakalaan, Agus Aris Munandar Dec 2011

Kisah-Kisah Dan Kepercayaan Rakyat Di Seputar Kepurbakalaan, Agus Aris Munandar

Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya

Some archeological sites in Java, Bali, and Sumatra do not have historical data. This is because during the research, there has not been found any documents relating to the existence of the artifacts. The reconstruction of the relation between the sites and their history were made through analyzing the folk stories and local beliefs about the artifacts. Some of the artifacts are in the forms of temples, gates, water springs (source of holy water during the Hindu-Buddhist kingdoms in Java), stairs, caves for meditation, and layers of stones, such as found in Candi Bima (the Bima temple), Goa Jaran (the …


Dinamika “Timur” Dan “Barat” Dalam Tokoh Boonyi Kaul Noman Dalam Shalimar The Clownkarya Salman Rushdie, Chysanti Arumsari Dec 2011

Dinamika “Timur” Dan “Barat” Dalam Tokoh Boonyi Kaul Noman Dalam Shalimar The Clownkarya Salman Rushdie, Chysanti Arumsari

Paradigma: Jurnal Kajian Budaya

As the concepts of “West” and “East are not only recognized in area studies, they are also known in the study of culture. Both concepts represent a culture, of which they are not always in agreement, but are often opposition, one against another. Shalimar the Clown, a novel by Salman Rushdie presents “West” and “East” using India for its main background. The research analysizes Boonyi Kaul Noman, one of the main characters, who shook the dichotomi of West against East within the paradigms of Orientalism and Occidentalism. The discussion on the construction of East defines the relationship between the locality …


Rural Veterans: Invisible Heroes, Special People, Special Issues, Hilda R. Heady Dec 2011

Rural Veterans: Invisible Heroes, Special People, Special Issues, Hilda R. Heady

Journal of Rural Social Sciences

introduction to the special issue


The Economic And Cultural Impacts Of Veterans On Rural America: The Case Of Iowa, Dan Krier, C. Richard Stockner, Paul Lasley Dec 2011

The Economic And Cultural Impacts Of Veterans On Rural America: The Case Of Iowa, Dan Krier, C. Richard Stockner, Paul Lasley

Journal of Rural Social Sciences

Rural America has long been a crucial supplier of recruits and civilian personnel to the U.S. military. Rural America is also an essential source of cultural and political support for military activity. After their tours of duty have ended, many veterans return to rural communities where they continue to carry the values of their military experiences and extend military traditions into rural culture. Far away from the Pentagon and other corridors of military power live millions of geographically-dispersed rural veterans whose Veterans Administration benefits (cash payments, loans, medical care) and retirement pensions flow into, and become a crucial economic support …