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Enough Skill To Kill: Intentionality Judgments And The Moral Valence Of Action., Steve Guglielmo, Bertram Malle 2009 Macalester College

Enough Skill To Kill: Intentionality Judgments And The Moral Valence Of Action., Steve Guglielmo, Bertram Malle

Steve Guglielmo

No abstract provided.


Wate-6 News: Haiti And Earthquake Relief, Bertin Louis 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wate-6 News: Haiti And Earthquake Relief, Bertin Louis

Bertin M. Louis Jr.

No abstract provided.


National Science Foundation Funded Project: "Collaborative Proposal: Decision Models For Foreclosed Housing Acquisition And Redevelopment", Michael Johnson, Jeffrey Keisler, Senay Solak, David Turcotte 2009 University of Massachusetts Boston

National Science Foundation Funded Project: "Collaborative Proposal: Decision Models For Foreclosed Housing Acquisition And Redevelopment", Michael Johnson, Jeffrey Keisler, Senay Solak, David Turcotte

Michael P. Johnson

The recent housing foreclosure crisis has had devastating impacts on individuals and their communities. To mitigate some of these impacts a number of community-based organizations are acquiring foreclosed properties in efforts to support neighborhood stabilization and revitalization. Examples of actions taken on these foreclosed properties include: land-banking, rehabilitation, demolition and re-sale or/re-rental. These actions have the potential to minimize blight, reduce unanticipated housing mobility, and provide affordable housing opportunities. However, the cost of pursuing any or all of these strategies to their fullest extent far exceeds the resources available to typical community-based organizations. In this research project, the PIs ...


The Civil War Era And Political Parties, Richard Skinner 2009 Rollins College

The Civil War Era And Political Parties, Richard Skinner

Richard M. Skinner

Teaching presentation.


Green Stimulus, Green Recovery And Global Imbalances, Edward Barbier 2009 University of Wyoming

Green Stimulus, Green Recovery And Global Imbalances, Edward Barbier

Edward B Barbier

No abstract provided.


The New Science And Engineering Management: Cooperative Research Centers As Government Policies, Industry Strategies, And Organizations, Craig Boardman, Denis Gray 2009 Ohio State University - Main Campus

The New Science And Engineering Management: Cooperative Research Centers As Government Policies, Industry Strategies, And Organizations, Craig Boardman, Denis Gray

Craig Boardman

Cooperative research centers (CRCs) are key mechanisms for national and subnational governments and private industry for achieving social and economic outcomes with science and technology. Despite growing policy and scholarly interest in the management and productivity of CRCs, their complex and variegated nature has led to limited and inconsistent understanding of CRCs. In this introduction to this Special Issue of The Journal of Technology Transfer, we discuss the impetuses for and embodiment of CRCs as government policies, industry strategies, and organizations and thus address a number of unexplored aspects of CRCs that are important to decision making for both policy ...


Unrwa: Through The Eyes Of Its Refugee Employees, Randa Farah 2009 Western University

Unrwa: Through The Eyes Of Its Refugee Employees, Randa Farah

Randa R Farah Dr.

The article argues that the absence of Palestinian political leadership and institutions following al-Nakba in 1948, led the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to take on an exaggerated role that mirrored those of a welfare government-in-exile. The Agency created the matrix that organized daily life in refugee camps, a process facilitated by its Palestinian and refugee employees.1 Local staff holds a paradoxical position: (i) as Palestinians who share with their beneficiaries a collective history, and (ii) as UNRWA employees who exercise less power and authority compared to international staff. The ...


Rethinking Collection Development In Disaster Mental Health: An ‘All Hazards’ Model, Ardis Hanson, Claudia Dold 2009 Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute Research Library

Rethinking Collection Development In Disaster Mental Health: An ‘All Hazards’ Model, Ardis Hanson, Claudia Dold

Claudia J. Dold

The connection between weather-related disasters and mental health is bound up in treatment, both acute and long-term, of suddenly vulnerable populations, whether they are in-place survivors, displaced persons, or refugees. The Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) Research Library/ University of South Florida Library System has undertaken a collection focus on disaster mental health. We have re-examined the traditional models of collection development and chosen instead to frame our collection development initiative around an ‘all hazards’ model, that allows us to proceed within both a national and international framework. Our model, conceptualized in a matrix of domains ...


At The Intersection Of Jesuit And Feminist Moral Philosophies: Teaching For Social Justice In The Engaged Classroom, Ana Garner 2009 Marquette University

At The Intersection Of Jesuit And Feminist Moral Philosophies: Teaching For Social Justice In The Engaged Classroom, Ana Garner

Ana Garner

No abstract provided.


“Knowledge In The Service Of The Cause”:Education And The Sahrawi Struggle For Self-Determination, Randa Farah 2009 Western University

“Knowledge In The Service Of The Cause”:Education And The Sahrawi Struggle For Self-Determination, Randa Farah

Randa R Farah Dr.

This article examines the education strategy of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the state-in-exile with partial sovereignty on “borrowed territory” in Algeria. The article, which opens with a historical glance at the conflict, argues that SADR’s education program not only succeeded in fostering self-reliance by developing skilled human resources, but was forward looking, using education as a vehicle to instill “new traditions of citizenship” and a new imagined national community, in preparation for future repatriation. In managing refugee camps as provinces of a state, the boundaries between the “refugee” as status and the “citizen” as a political identity ...


The New Outsiders: Adhd And Disadvantage, Valerie Harwood 2009 University of Wollongong

The New Outsiders: Adhd And Disadvantage, Valerie Harwood

Valerie Harwood

Recent research has pointed to the uneven distribution of diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, with disproportionately high numbers in areas marked by poverty (Gifford Sawyer et al., 2004; Olfsen et al., 2003). This chapter examines this issue of ADHD and social and economic disadvantage. Drawing on research with youth professionals from some of the most disadvantaged communities in Australia, the chapter puts forward the case that the ADHD phenomenon has highly problematic effects on the lives of children and young people in these communities. The intent is to show how the ADHD phenomenon interacts with disadvantage, and suggest how ...


Teaching For Social Justice In The Engaged Classroom: The Intersection Of Jesuit And Feminist Moral Philosophies, Joyce Wolburg, Karen Slattery, Ana Garner, Lynn Turner 2009 Marquette University

Teaching For Social Justice In The Engaged Classroom: The Intersection Of Jesuit And Feminist Moral Philosophies, Joyce Wolburg, Karen Slattery, Ana Garner, Lynn Turner

Joyce Wolburg

No abstract provided.


Diffusion Of Social Media Among Public Relations Practitioners In Health Departments Across Various Community Population Sizes, Elizabeth Avery, Ruthann Lariscy, Ellie Amador, Tanya Ickowitz, Charles Primm, Abbey Taylor 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Diffusion Of Social Media Among Public Relations Practitioners In Health Departments Across Various Community Population Sizes, Elizabeth Avery, Ruthann Lariscy, Ellie Amador, Tanya Ickowitz, Charles Primm, Abbey Taylor

Elizabeth Johnson Avery

This study reports findings from a survey of 281 public relations practitioners in public health departments serving 4 distinct sizes of communities—urban, suburban, large town, and rural—in 48 states. Based on diffusion of innovations theory, the overall purpose of the study is to examine the extent to which social media are adopted within public health agencies and moderators of adoption. Findings demonstrate overall low adoption rates for social media tools. However, significant differences were observed for adoption based on size of communities, with urban communities exhibiting highest adoption rates, followed by suburban, large town, and rural communities. The ...


Sounding Out Small Screens And Telepresence: The Impact Of Audio, Screen Size, And Pace., Cheryl Bracken, Gary Pettey, Trupti Guha, Bridget Rubenking 2009 Cleveland State University

Sounding Out Small Screens And Telepresence: The Impact Of Audio, Screen Size, And Pace., Cheryl Bracken, Gary Pettey, Trupti Guha, Bridget Rubenking

Cheryl C Bracken

No abstract provided.


Cultural Studies, Meenakshi Durham 2009 University of Iowa

Cultural Studies, Meenakshi Durham

Meenakshi Gigi Durham

No abstract provided.


Corporate (Social) Responsibility And Issues Management: Motive And Rationale For Issue Disclosure And Organizational Change, Robert Heath, Michael Palenchar 2009 University of Houston - Main

Corporate (Social) Responsibility And Issues Management: Motive And Rationale For Issue Disclosure And Organizational Change, Robert Heath, Michael Palenchar

Michael J Palenchar

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Self-Construal And Religiousness On Argumentativeness: A Cross-Cultural Analysis, Stephen Croucher, Deepa Oommen, Manda Hicks, Kyle Holody, Samara Anarbaeva, Kisung Yoon, Anthony Spencer, Chrishawn Marsh, Abdulrahman Aljahli 2009 Bowling Green State University

The Effects Of Self-Construal And Religiousness On Argumentativeness: A Cross-Cultural Analysis, Stephen Croucher, Deepa Oommen, Manda Hicks, Kyle Holody, Samara Anarbaeva, Kisung Yoon, Anthony Spencer, Chrishawn Marsh, Abdulrahman Aljahli

Manda V. Hicks

Christians and Muslims were recruited from France (n = 600), Britain (n = 568), and the United States (n = 1,176) to complete a survey assessing the relationship between argumentativeness and an individuals' self-construal. Correlation analysis revealed the relationships between self-construal, argumentativeness, and religiousness were significantly opposite those predicted. Hierarchical regression modeling results revealed national and religious identification to each have significant effects on the relationship between self-construal and argumentativeness. Religiousness did not have a significant effect on the relationship between argumentativeness and an individual's self-construal. Overall, an individual's culture was shown to significantly influence one's level of argumentativeness.


Lugares De Memoria En Ayacucho: Una Mirada Crítica [Memory Sites In Ayacucho: A Critical View], Olga González-Castenada 2009 Macalester College

Lugares De Memoria En Ayacucho: Una Mirada Crítica [Memory Sites In Ayacucho: A Critical View], Olga González-Castenada

Olga González-Castenada

No abstract provided.


Professional Preparation Systems For Parenting Educators: Identification, Perceived Value, And Demand For A National Credential., Heidi Stolz, T Henke, D Brandon, J Sams 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Professional Preparation Systems For Parenting Educators: Identification, Perceived Value, And Demand For A National Credential., Heidi Stolz, T Henke, D Brandon, J Sams

Heidi E Stolz

The study reported here examined professional preparation systems (PPS) for parenting educators via an online survey of 324 Extension Specialists and members of the National Parenting Education Network (NPEN) and Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) listservs. Eighty-one PPS of six general types were identified. Curriculum-specific training and university degrees were perceived as contributing more to parenting educator knowledge and skills than to professional identity, but the reverse was true for state-based credentials/certificates, state-based licenses, and a national parenting education credential. Eighty-six percent of respondents were somewhat likely or highly likely to pursue a national parenting education credential if one ...


Social Problems, John Macionis 2009 Kenyon College

Social Problems, John Macionis

John Macionis

No abstract provided.


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