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Call For Panels And Papers- Eleventh Conference On Cuban And Cuban-American Studies, Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University 2017 Florida International University

Call For Panels And Papers- Eleventh Conference On Cuban And Cuban-American Studies, Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University

Cuban Research Institute Events

The Cuban Research Institute announces it 11th Conference, taking place from February 23 to 25th, 2017. The main theme "Beyond Perpetual Antagonism: Reimagining U.S. - Cuba Relations", invites interdisciplinary approaches to the links between Cuba and the United States, both historically and in current times. The deadline to submit proposals for panels and papers was October 31, 2016.


U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission: Emerging Factor In Western Pacific Strategic Policy Analysis, Bert Chapman 2017 Purdue University

U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission: Emerging Factor In Western Pacific Strategic Policy Analysis, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Those studying and analyzing Western Pacific strategic trends and develop- ments have access to multiple unclassified analyses of security trends in this region covering these waters and adjacent countries. These information resources are produced by military and government agencies from multiple countries, multinational public policy research institutions, popular and scholarly journals, and Internet resources featuring text, data, webcasts, and imagery. One of these resources is the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission established in the 2001 National Defense Authorization Act. This article argues that this organization’s analyses should be considered essential reading by civilian and military policymakers ...


The Finney County, Kansas Community Assessment Process: Fact Book, Debra J. Bolton PhD, Shannon L. Dick M.S. 2017 Kansas State University

The Finney County, Kansas Community Assessment Process: Fact Book, Debra J. Bolton Phd, Shannon L. Dick M.S.

Dr. Debra Bolton

This multi-lingual/multi-cultural study was called, Community Assets Processt, by the groups that “commissioned” it: Finnup Foundation, Finney County K-State Research & Extension, Western Kansas Community Foundation, Finney County United Way, Finney County Health Department, United Methodist Community Health Center (UMMAM), Center for Children and Families, Garden City Recreation Commission, and the Garden City Cultural Relations Board, because we intend for this to be an ongoing discussion. An objective, for those promoting the study, was to connect foundation, state, and federal funding with activities or services that addressed the true needs of people living in Finney County. The group was looking for data that would offer insights on ways to address the needs of diverse audiences through human services agencies, County Extension, the schools, churches, and other entities working with community members of Finney County. Initially, an online survey was sent to directors of Finney County’s human service organization/agencies and schools. Directors were asked what sorts of data were required to help them quantify the needs of their client/customer bases. It was from those responses that the committee designed the survey instrument. The objective of the resulting survey instrument was to gather data that would: Identify resources available in Finney County (a Minority-majority county) Identify services needed in the community Capture information regarding well-being of people in Finney County Feature General Demographic (gender, age, race/ethnicity, education, household income) Length of years lived in Finney County Primary and secondary languages spoken at home (the survey was conducted in four (4) languages) Educational needs Health questions (insurance, health conditions, mental health, medical care, etc.) Social and health needs; and Questions to measure community engagement and social involvement Target individuals and groups of varying ages, socio-economic backgrounds, ethnic backgrounds, and religious affiliations. Target survey respondents 18 years or older Keep survey respondents’ identities confidential since the study was approved by Kansas State University’s Institutional Review Board for compliance in Research with Human Subjects. Data were gathered from about 1% of Finney County’s population through surveys and focus groups conducted in four languages better to understand the ...


The 2016 "White Paper On German Security Policy And The Future Of The Bundeswehr": An Analysis Of Its Positioning, Reception, And Conditions Of Implementation, Hunter Lee Ashburn 2017 Claremont McKenna College

The 2016 "White Paper On German Security Policy And The Future Of The Bundeswehr": An Analysis Of Its Positioning, Reception, And Conditions Of Implementation, Hunter Lee Ashburn

CMC Senior Theses

This study examines the new German 2016 White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr. Updated for the first time in over a decade, the document reflects Germany’s reorientation of its security policy in order to become a global player. This study analyzes the White Paper to determine its contextual meaning, domestic as well as international support, and obstacles in the way of its implementation. Although the German Government is concerned about waning US influence and increased Russian activity, the German people are reluctant to let go of their nation’s foreign political restraint in ...


Qué Tan Lejos Hemos Ido Y Qué Tan Lejos Nos Queda: Los Niños Trabajadores Y La Erradicación Del Trabajo Infantil En Ecuador, Alicia Serna Frausto 2017 Claremont McKenna College

Qué Tan Lejos Hemos Ido Y Qué Tan Lejos Nos Queda: Los Niños Trabajadores Y La Erradicación Del Trabajo Infantil En Ecuador, Alicia Serna Frausto

CMC Senior Theses

Al investigar este problema en el caso específico de Ecuador podemos ver algunos patrones que otros investigadores y políticos podrían aplicar en otros contextos de abusos laborales y trabajo infantil. En un mundo más consciente de los derechos humanos, es necesario impedir el trabajo infantil donde se pueda o por lo menos asegurar que los niños que trabajan lo hagan en la forma más sana y segura. En esta investigación se analizan las leyes y regulaciones de las últimas dos décadas, la implementación, y los efectos en las vidas de los niños trabajadores. La implementación de las leyes y regulaciones ...


Gender, Everyday Mobility, And Mass Transit In Urban Asia, Anru LEE 2017 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Gender, Everyday Mobility, And Mass Transit In Urban Asia, Anru Lee

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Declaration Adopted At The Fourth World Conference On Dialogue Among Religions And Civilizations: Migration And The Challenge Of Integration Through Dialogue Among Religions And Cultures (November 3rd – 5th 2016 – Bitola, The Republic Of Macedonia), 2017 George Fox University

Declaration Adopted At The Fourth World Conference On Dialogue Among Religions And Civilizations: Migration And The Challenge Of Integration Through Dialogue Among Religions And Cultures (November 3rd – 5th 2016 – Bitola, The Republic Of Macedonia)

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Review Of Ondrášek And Moďoroši's "Cirkev A Spoločnosť: Smerom K Zodpovednej Angažovanosti [Church And Society: Towards Responsible Engagement]", David A. Escobar Arcay 2017 Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Review Of Ondrášek And Moďoroši's "Cirkev A Spoločnosť: Smerom K Zodpovednej Angažovanosti [Church And Society: Towards Responsible Engagement]", David A. Escobar Arcay

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Review Of Beljakova, Bremer And Kunter's "'Es Gibt Keinen Gott!' Kirchen Und Kommunismus. Eine Konfliktgeschichte [There Is No God! Churches And Communism: A Conflict Story]", Reka Juhasz 2017 University of Vienna, Austria

Review Of Beljakova, Bremer And Kunter's "'Es Gibt Keinen Gott!' Kirchen Und Kommunismus. Eine Konfliktgeschichte [There Is No God! Churches And Communism: A Conflict Story]", Reka Juhasz

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Frontmatter, Paul B. Mojzes 2017 Rosemont College

Frontmatter, Paul B. Mojzes

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

Mojzes, Paul (2017) "Frontmatter," Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe: Vol. 37 : Iss. 1 , Article 1.


Dialogue, Independence, And Unity: Toward A Moral Solution To Political Problems Between Russia And Ukraine, Mykhailo Cherenkov 2017 Ukrainian Catholic University

Dialogue, Independence, And Unity: Toward A Moral Solution To Political Problems Between Russia And Ukraine, Mykhailo Cherenkov

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

The real war continues in the center of Europe, between two so-called Christian nations. By this, I mean the war between Russia and Ukraine, which threatens to escalate into a larger, global conflict. Christians around the world appeal to the value of dialogue, urging all sides involved to come to peace. But what does it mean? And how do we reconcile those who value independence with those who appreciate a forced unity? It is important to reflect on these difficult theological and moral dilemmas.


Reflections On The Life Of Father Alexsandr Men, Mark R. Elliott 2017 George Fox University

Reflections On The Life Of Father Alexsandr Men, Mark R. Elliott

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Fourth World Conference On Dialogue Among Religions And Civilizations In Macedonia 2016, Paul B. Mojzes 2017 Rosemont College

Fourth World Conference On Dialogue Among Religions And Civilizations In Macedonia 2016, Paul B. Mojzes

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Vital Role Of Religion In The Calamitous World Of Today, Jovan Kovačić 2017 George Fox University

Vital Role Of Religion In The Calamitous World Of Today, Jovan Kovačić

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Kazakhstan: Is Sharing Faith A State Security Issue?, Felix Corley 2017 George Fox University

Kazakhstan: Is Sharing Faith A State Security Issue?, Felix Corley

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Review Of Kuburić'S "The Self-Image Of Adolescents In The Protestant Family", Radmila Radonjić 2017 University of Novi Sad

Review Of Kuburić'S "The Self-Image Of Adolescents In The Protestant Family", Radmila Radonjić

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Announcement And Call For Papers For “Modern State And Religious ‘Dissent,’” A Conference To Be Held At Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 25-26, 2017, 2017 George Fox University

Announcement And Call For Papers For “Modern State And Religious ‘Dissent,’” A Conference To Be Held At Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, September 25-26, 2017

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

No abstract provided.


Social Sustainability: The Role Of Ecotourism In Regenerating Cultural And Environmental Histories In Rio De Janeiro, Nia McAllister 2017 Pomona College

Social Sustainability: The Role Of Ecotourism In Regenerating Cultural And Environmental Histories In Rio De Janeiro, Nia Mcallister

Pomona Senior Theses

Ecotourism is a rapidly growing global export industry that aims to uphold the ethics of responsible tourism by engaging with local communities and encouraging environmentally conscious travel. With existing critiques of the greenwashing of ecotourism and the tendency for tourism agencies to exploit host communities, I advocate for participatory community-based models of ecotourism. This thesis explores both the material and conceptual benefits of community-based ecotourism through the critical examination of community-based ecotourism projects in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Focusing on the implementation of ecotourism in of some of Rio de Janeiro’s peripheral communities, areas that are impacted by social ...


Evaluation Of The Brazilian Agrarian Reform Objective: Agricultural Production Yield Change, Tiffany Kwader Harbour 2017 Walden University

Evaluation Of The Brazilian Agrarian Reform Objective: Agricultural Production Yield Change, Tiffany Kwader Harbour

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Brazil has an active agrarian reform policy program, publicly organized by the federal government and publicly administered at the state level by the National Institute for Colonization and Agrarian Reform. The objective of the agrarian reform policy program is to retitle unproductive and underproductive rural lands to increase agricultural production and land use. Previous agrarian reform researchers have examined quantities of land redistributed, rural technology developments, and the impact of social movements on land redistribution, but a knowledge gap remains regarding the correlation of agricultural production yields in rural municipalities before and after policy program participation. The State of Cearà ...


The Political Personality Of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, Aubrey Immelman, Joseph V. Trenzeluk 2017 St. John's University / College of St. Benedict

The Political Personality Of Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, Aubrey Immelman, Joseph V. Trenzeluk

Psychology Faculty Publications

This paper presents the results of an indirect assessment of the personality of Vladimir Putin, president of the Russian Federation, from the conceptual perspective of personologist Theodore Millon.

Psychodiagnostically relevant data regarding President Putin was extracted from open-source intelligence and synthesized into a personality profile using the Millon Inventory of Diagnostic Criteria (MIDC), which yields 34 normal and maladaptive personality classifications congruent with Axis II of DSM–IV.

The personality profile yielded by the MIDC was analyzed on the basis of interpretive guidelines provided in the MIDC and Millon Index of Personality Styles manuals. Putin’s primary personality patterns were ...


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