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American And British Strategies In The Competition For Energy Resources In Sub-Saharan Africa, Stefan Andreasson 2015 Queen's University - Belfast

American And British Strategies In The Competition For Energy Resources In Sub-Saharan Africa, Stefan Andreasson

Stefan Andreasson

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Underestimating Women In The Early Modern Atlantic World, Lindsey Bauman 2015 Bowling Green State University

Underestimating Women In The Early Modern Atlantic World, Lindsey Bauman

International ResearchScape Journal

This essay examines the limiting gender roles of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as depicted through the detailed account of Catalina de Erauso, a Spanish woman who ran away from a convent. Disguising herself as a man, Catalina eventually journeyed to Chile, joined the militia, and took part in fighting against the native peoples of the region. Noted as being an exemplary warrior in the midst of battle, she was not detected as a woman until she exposed herself. By taking historical context into account, this essay argues that patriarchal society’s view of women is what enabled Catalina to ...


¿Más Español Por Más Votos? Assessing The Impact Of Spanish Language Electoral Advertisements On Latino Voter Turnout, Alexander C. Ervin 2015 Bowling Green State University

¿Más Español Por Más Votos? Assessing The Impact Of Spanish Language Electoral Advertisements On Latino Voter Turnout, Alexander C. Ervin

International ResearchScape Journal

After Latino-Americans demonstrated their power in the 2012 presidential election, securing increased minority support at the polls has become a major goal for both main U.S. political parties. A reliable bloc of Latino voters on one’s side could mean more wins, but Latinos have a low voter turnout rate. This paper explores how to increase Latino turnout and argues that the use of the Spanish language in electoral advertising will have a positive effect. By comparing statewide Latino turnout data during the 2002 midterm elections, I find states with a sizable amount of Spanish-language get-out-the-vote messages do see ...


Radiophobia And Trauma: Examining The Lasting Effects Of The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Lydiarose Mockensturm 2015 Bowling Green State University

Radiophobia And Trauma: Examining The Lasting Effects Of The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Lydiarose Mockensturm

International ResearchScape Journal

The Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011 – unlike the earthquake and tsunami leading up to it – was not experienced directly or immediately for many. Its effects were, however, experienced belatedly, in the form of displacement and radiophobia, which have had a significant psychological impact on survivors. Moreover, excessive media coverage of the disaster allowed it to have a global impact not seen during previous nuclear disasters. Shion Sono’s film The Land of Hope, released in Japan in October of 2012, helps to illustrate the traumatic nature of a nuclear crisis through issues such as dislocation, media coverage, radiophobia, and ...


Twelve Years A Terror: U.S. Impact In The 12-Year Civil War In El Salvador, Cara E. McKinney 2015 Bowling Green Stat University

Twelve Years A Terror: U.S. Impact In The 12-Year Civil War In El Salvador, Cara E. Mckinney

International ResearchScape Journal

This essay explores the impacts of the United States government and military in the civil war in El Salvador in a comprehensive historical study. Through the presence of monetary aid, a disregard for the human rights of people in El Salvador, and the presence of U.S. trained soldiers at the then School of Americas and the current Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, the U.S. prolonged and augmented the negative effects of the Salvadoran Civil War.


Chinese Educational Reforms: Transition Of An International Powerhouse, Jane Powell 2015 Bowling Green State University

Chinese Educational Reforms: Transition Of An International Powerhouse, Jane Powell

International ResearchScape Journal

It has been almost everywhere in the media: The People's Republic of China has a powerhouse of an education system. Only a few years ago were Americans being bombarded with advertisement campaigns, outlining the vast disparity between American and European or Asian testing scores [AR1] [JP2] in math [AR3] [JP4] and science. Now, there is a new discussion. Although the current Chinese system is effective for producing excellent test scores, many project that the rigidity will eventually only hinder China, that a lack of encouragement and space for creativity in Chinese students’[AR5] [JP6] educational careers will result in ...


The Coca Plant And Bolivian Identity, Matthew G. Russo 2015 Bowling Green State University

The Coca Plant And Bolivian Identity, Matthew G. Russo

International ResearchScape Journal

ABSTRACT

The political battle rages between the U.S. government, the U.N. and the Bolivian President, Evo Morales, about his efforts to protect, legalize and preserve the symbol of the Andean indigenous identity: the coca plant. The human rights of indigenous populations are being violated by culturally insensitive governments in compliance with U.S. and U.N. law. The questions posed are: Is coca cocaine? What are the economic benefits of the production of coca and who benefits? What is the relationship between coca and Bolivian identity? What would be the impact in the global community if coca is ...


Hiroshima’S Hibakusha: The Costs Of Human Health In A Nuclear Age, Jane Powell 2015 Bowling Green State University

Hiroshima’S Hibakusha: The Costs Of Human Health In A Nuclear Age, Jane Powell

International ResearchScape Journal

At the end of World War II, Japan, as well as the rest of the world, was thrust into a new age of unbelievably destructive possibilities: the first use of nuclear weapons against human beings. Not only could such a bomb flatten an entire city, it could do so in only an instant. The poorly understood scars that were left showed a new level of war that the world needs to come to terms with. By considering the many medical effects of the atomic bomb on the victims of Hiroshima City, which encompasses the initial blast, radiation, and traumatic effects ...


2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, James G. McGann 2015 University of Pennsylvania

2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, James G. Mcgann

Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program

Background

The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on the role policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world. Often referred to as the “think tanks’ think tank,” TTCSP examines the evolving role and character of public policy research organizations. Over the last 25 years, the TTCSP has developed and led a series of global initiatives that have helped bridge the gap between knowledge and policy in critical policy areas such as international peace and security, globalization and governance, international economics, environmental issues, information and society, poverty alleviation, and ...


Social Development In Nigeria: A Case Analysis, Gloria Mead Jinadu 2015 University of Lagos

Social Development In Nigeria: A Case Analysis, Gloria Mead Jinadu

The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

Nigeria is plagued by a social poverty that continues to escalate dramatically, in spite of the rapid economic growth associated with the "petrol naira." Efforts to check this deterioration and ensure development are hindered by the lack of culturally rooted structural and conceptual supports in the social development sector. These support components have been, and still are absent and until they are established, economic growth and ideological choices will be irrelevant to any rational effort to halt the escalation of social poverty and enhance the quality of life enjoyed by Nigerians.


Book Review: Arocena, F. & Bowman, K. (2014). Lessons From Latin America: Innovations In Politics, Culture, And Development. Toronto: University Of Toronto Press. 204 Pages, Isbn: 9781442605497., Elizabeth R. Bruce 2015 Lehigh University

Book Review: Arocena, F. & Bowman, K. (2014). Lessons From Latin America: Innovations In Politics, Culture, And Development. Toronto: University Of Toronto Press. 204 Pages, Isbn: 9781442605497., Elizabeth R. Bruce

FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education

BOOK REVIEW: Arocena, F. & Bowman, K. (2014). Lessons from Latin America: Innovations in Politics, Culture, and Development. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 204 pages, ISBN: 9781442605497.


Pi Gamma Mu News: Honor Rolls, Pi Gamma Mu 2015 University of North Georgia

Pi Gamma Mu News: Honor Rolls, Pi Gamma Mu

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Foodscapes, Foodfields And Identities In Yucatán By Steffan Igor Ayora-Diaz, Donald J. Zeigler 2015 Old Dominion University

Foodscapes, Foodfields And Identities In Yucatán By Steffan Igor Ayora-Diaz, Donald J. Zeigler

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Class Conflict: The Pursuit And History Of American Justice By Gregory C. Leavitt, Barry D. Friedman 2015 University of North Georgia

Class Conflict: The Pursuit And History Of American Justice By Gregory C. Leavitt, Barry D. Friedman

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks By Andreas Wimmer, Samuel B. Hoff 2015 Delaware State University

Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks By Andreas Wimmer, Samuel B. Hoff

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor & Freedom Of The Press By James Lowell Underwood, John H. Roper Sr. 2015 Coastal Carolina University

Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor & Freedom Of The Press By James Lowell Underwood, John H. Roper Sr.

International Social Science Review

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Fight Or Flight: Britain, France, And Their Roads From Empire By Martin Thomas, David B. Walker 2015 University of Arkansas

Fight Or Flight: Britain, France, And Their Roads From Empire By Martin Thomas, David B. Walker

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Knowing History In Mexico: An Ethnography Of Citizenship By Trevor Stack, Regina Davis-Sowers 2015 Santa Clara University

Knowing History In Mexico: An Ethnography Of Citizenship By Trevor Stack, Regina Davis-Sowers

International Social Science Review

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Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood In An Age Of Uncertainty By Jennifer M. Silva, Susan Cody-Rydzewski 2015 Georgia Perimeter College

Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood In An Age Of Uncertainty By Jennifer M. Silva, Susan Cody-Rydzewski

International Social Science Review

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Envisioning Sociology: Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, And The Quest For Social Reconstruction By John Scott & Ray Bromley, Sheryl Denise Landry 2015 University of North Georgia

Envisioning Sociology: Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, And The Quest For Social Reconstruction By John Scott & Ray Bromley, Sheryl Denise Landry

International Social Science Review

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