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The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier 2015 University of Montreal

The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

This presentation will describe the interactions between religious fundamentalisms, in this case in the form of polygamous Mormon culture, and information technology. We will also discuss the way that the various information transmission strategies used by advocates of plural marriage can lead to effective changes in laws and public policies by presenting the case of the prosecution of the Brown family, stars of Sister Wives, by the State of Utah.


International Power Relations And State Collapse: The Ephemeral State Of Sovereignty In The Modern World Order, Christopher Allen Reese 2015 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

International Power Relations And State Collapse: The Ephemeral State Of Sovereignty In The Modern World Order, Christopher Allen Reese

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

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Grandparental Help In Indonesia Is Directed Preferentially Towards Needier Descendants: A Potential Confounder When Exploring Grandparental Influences On Child Health, Kristin Snopkowski, Rebecca Sear 2015 Boise State University

Grandparental Help In Indonesia Is Directed Preferentially Towards Needier Descendants: A Potential Confounder When Exploring Grandparental Influences On Child Health, Kristin Snopkowski, Rebecca Sear

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

A considerable body of evidence has now demonstrated positive correlations between grandparental presence and child health outcomes. It is typically assumed that such correlations exist because grandparental investment in their grandchildren improves child health and wellbeing. However, less is known about how grandparents allocate help to adult children and grandchildren, particularly in lower income contexts. Here we use detailed quantitative data from the longitudinal Indonesia Family Life Survey (data collected in 1993, 1997, 2000, 2007; n = 16,250) to examine grandparental help in a society transitioning both demographically and economically. We test the hypothesis that grandparents direct help preferentially towards ...


The Folklore Of Herbs (For The Society For Lifelong Learning), Lisa Karen Miller 2015 Western Kentucky University Libraries

The Folklore Of Herbs (For The Society For Lifelong Learning), Lisa Karen Miller

DLPS Faculty Publications

Take a walk through the herb gardens of history and find out what our ancestors knew (and thought they knew) about herbs and their uses for medicine, beauty, and even love. The presentation compares ancient beliefs to current scientific evidence and reveals the places where they intersect.


Morgan, Layton (Fa 803), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Morgan, Layton (Fa 803), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text paper (click Additional Files below) for Folklife Archives Project 803. This collection features a term paper about supernatural stories relating to a cave on the author’s property in Logan County, Kentucky. The project was completed by Western Kentucky University student Layton Morgan for credit in an “Introduction to Folk Studies” class.


Sisenstein, James (Fa 802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Sisenstein, James (Fa 802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text paper (click Additional Files below) for Folklife Archives Project 802. This collection features a term paper about folklore involved in the “Magic: The Gathering” trading card game created by Wizards of the Coast. The project was completed by Western Kentucky University student James Sisenstein for credit in an “Introduction to Folk Studies” class.


Sweeney, Colter (Fa 801), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Sweeney, Colter (Fa 801), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text paper (click Additional Files below) for Folklife Archives Project 801. This collection features a term paper about folklore contained in the online game “World of Warcraft.” The project was completed by Western Kentucky University student Colter Sweeney for credit in an “Introduction to Folk Studies” class.


Heath, Trey (Fa 804), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2015 Western Kentucky University

Heath, Trey (Fa 804), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text paper (click Additional Files below) for Folklife Archives Project 804. This collection features a term paper about hookah in western cultures, as specifically experienced at Cloud 9 Hookah in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The project was completed by Western Kentucky University student Try Heath for credit in an “Introduction to Folk Studies” class.


Documentation Of Caddo Ceramic Vessels In The Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Holdings From Goliad State Park, Timothy K. Perttula, Robert Z. Selden Jr. 2015 Archeological & Environmental Consultants, LLC

Documentation Of Caddo Ceramic Vessels In The Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Holdings From Goliad State Park, Timothy K. Perttula, Robert Z. Selden Jr.

CRHR Research Reports

On February 6, 2015, three Caddo vessels from an unknown site or sites were documented at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Archeology Laboratory, where the standard suite of metadata was collected, accompanied by photographs and 3D models of each vessel. While the donor of these vessels remains unknown, stylistic and technological attributes can be used to posit the potential region of origin.

There are three 3D models included in this report of NAGPRA documentation. To manipulate, measure, and otherwise quantify variability in the models, this document must be downloaded, then opened in either Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader ...


Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel By Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk, Translated By Bernard Saladin D’Anglure, Zoe Todd 2015 University of Aberdeen

Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel By Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk, Translated By Bernard Saladin D’Anglure, Zoe Todd

The Goose

Review of Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk and translated by Bernard Saladin d’Anglure.


Rosemary Gianno Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Rosemary Gianno Papers, Brantley Palmer

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Rosemary Gianno is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropolgy at Keene State College and chair of the department. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from City University of New York, Queens College and a Masters of Philosophy and a Ph. D at Yale University in 1985. Professor Gianno has spent a total of over three years in Malaysia on several different trips and did her original fieldwork in Tasek Bera, Malaysia amoung the Semelai studying their adaption of the forest envirnoment. Along with Adela Baer she has been instrumental in helping to found the Orang Asli Archive at Keene ...


Audiovisual Collection For The Orang Asli Archive, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Audiovisual Collection For The Orang Asli Archive, Brantley Palmer

Finding Guides

The Audiovisual Collection for the Orang Asli Archive includes video tapes, DVDs, CDs, and other audiovisual material pertaining to the Orang Asli donated by multiple researchers.


Taphonomic Considerations For The Analysis Of Parasites From Archaeological Contexts, Johnica J. Morrow, Dario Piombino-Mascali, Karl J. Reinhard 2015 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Taphonomic Considerations For The Analysis Of Parasites From Archaeological Contexts, Johnica J. Morrow, Dario Piombino-Mascali, Karl J. Reinhard

Faculty Publications from the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology

Discusses the role of taphonomy in archaeaoparasitology investigations. Enumerates various factors involved in preservation techniques. Gives cases from Lithuania, Belgium, and Italy. Concludes that considering the taphonomic factors associated with archaeological materials is a vital component in the interpretation of archaeoparasitological data.


Introducing Crhr Research Reports, Robert Z. Selden Jr. 2015 Center for Regional Heritage Research, Stephen F. Austin State University

Introducing Crhr Research Reports, Robert Z. Selden Jr.

CRHR Research Reports

Intruduction to CRHR Research Reports.


Let’S Act Now, While Things Are Good! Social Change And The Need For Policy Action In Maine’S Lobster Industry, Samuel Belknap 2015 University of Maine - Main

Let’S Act Now, While Things Are Good! Social Change And The Need For Policy Action In Maine’S Lobster Industry, Samuel Belknap

The Cohen Journal

The motivation behind this letter was a remark by Maine Department of Marine Resources Lobster Biologist, Carl Wilson. While attending the Rockland Maine based Island Institute’s annual Climate Round Table event, where fishermen, scientists, and others gather to talk about the past year in the Gulf of Maine, Wilson said, in reference to the lobster industry, “When the resource changes, everything changes.” This comment, poetic in its simplicity, got me to start thinking. I began retracing the history of Maine’s lobster industry to find examples of Wilson’s statement, and I was surprised by how many instances supported ...


Robert K. Dentan Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Robert K. Dentan Papers, Brantley Palmer

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Robert K. Dentan received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in American Studies in 1958 followed by a Ph.D. in Anthropology at Yale in 1965. He is currently a Full Professor of Anthropology (and formerly of American Studies) at the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB). His fieldwork in Malaysia spans a thirty-year period, beginning in 1961 and continuing through 1993 and has principally involved work with the Semai along with the Btsisi. His specializations include ethnography, cultural ecology, hierarchical and egalitarian forms of social organization, ideology, cognition and worldview, deviance and labeling, ethnicity, nonviolence ...


Center For Orang Asli Concerns Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Center For Orang Asli Concerns Papers, Brantley Palmer

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The Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) was established in 1989 as a resource and documentation center on all matters concerning Orang Asli. The COAC is a non-governmental organization that is also involved in Orang Asli advocacy, training and publication.

The COAC has a sharing relationship with the Orang Asli Archive in which materials are exchanged between repositories. The digital photographs in this collection (Series 2) were taken by Colin Nicholas of the COAC. The documents included in Series 3 through Series 7 are either authored by Colin Nicholas or concern the work and activities of the COAC. Many documents ...


Adela S. Baer Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Adela S. Baer Papers, Brantley Palmer

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Adela S. Baer received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology from the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1953. After receiving a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of California in 1962 she took a professorship at San Diego State University and served as the coordinator of graduate programs in Biology in 1969-1971 and 1981-1983. She also was chair of the Biology Department between 1975-1978 and in 1982.

Baer received a Fullbright Scholarship to the University of Malaya in 1967-68 and had the opportunity to make a brief visit to Mah Meri at Pulau Carey, Jah Hut in ...


Duncan Holaday Notebooks, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Duncan Holaday Notebooks, Brantley Palmer

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Duncan Holaday received a B.A. in Anthropology with Honors from Wesleyan University in 1968. He received an M.A. in Anthropology from Cornell University in 1972, and earned a PhD in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Holaday received a Fulbright grant to the University of Indonesia in 1978, and to the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1985. The Jah Hut stories described in the notebooks in this collection were recorded, transcribed, and translated during a tenmonth stay in Malaysia between May 1969 and March 1970. This visit included six months of study at Gombak Hospital and three ...


Banseng Hoe Papers, Brantley Palmer 2015 Keene State College

Banseng Hoe Papers, Brantley Palmer

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Dr. Banseng Hoe was born in Malaysia. In 1964, while studying for his Diploma in Social Work and Administration at the University of Singapore, he conducted fieldwork among the Semelai in Malaysia. His study from that time was published in 2001 as Semelai Communities at Tasek Bera: a Study of the Structure of Orang Asli Society. Dr. Hoe received his Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Alberta, Canada in 1970 and his Ph.D in Sociology and Anthropology (minor) from Vanderbilt University in 1974. Between 1964 and 1967 he worked as a Social Welfare Officer for the ...


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