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The George Korda Radio Show: Haiti And Earthquake Relief, Bertin Louis 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The George Korda Radio Show: Haiti And Earthquake Relief, Bertin Louis

Bertin M. Louis Jr.

No abstract provided.


Social Media And Shared—Or Divergent—Uses? A Coorientation Analysis Of Public Relations Practitioners And Journalists, Elizabeth Avery, Ruthann Lariscy, Kaye Sweetser 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Social Media And Shared—Or Divergent—Uses? A Coorientation Analysis Of Public Relations Practitioners And Journalists, Elizabeth Avery, Ruthann Lariscy, Kaye Sweetser

Elizabeth Johnson Avery

Using a traditional coorientation model (Grunig & Hunt, 1984; Broom, 1977) comparing the uses of social media among journalists and public relations practitioners, this survey found a similar though not perfectly aligned overall picture comparing the groups' uses and perceived importance of the tools. In fact, there were only minor differences between the groups with regard to agreement, accuracy, and congruency in social media use. In terms of understanding, reporters noted they were more likely to work with practitioners who were using social media tools. Thus, although usage gaps did emerge, journalists and practitioners appear to have overall convergence and shared orientations in ...


Sociology, John Macionis 2009 Kenyon College

Sociology, John Macionis

John Macionis

No abstract provided.


Sovereignty On Borrowed Territory: Sahrawi Identity In Algeria, Randa Farah 2009 Western University

Sovereignty On Borrowed Territory: Sahrawi Identity In Algeria, Randa Farah

Randa R Farah Dr.

This article begins with a brief overview of the pivotal moments in this conflict. It will subsequently argue that, since the Moroccan invasion in 1975, three fundamental factors have enabled the Sahrawis to sustain their struggle for national independence against great odds.


A Review Of Election Administration And Democratic Order In Nigeria, David Moveh 2009 Department of Political Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

A Review Of Election Administration And Democratic Order In Nigeria, David Moveh

David O Moveh PhD.

One basic assumption of contemporary liberal democratic theory is the efficient management of elections as a fundamental prerequisite for democratic order. Yet, the history of election administration in Nigeria is largely seen as a history of electoral fraud and violence. Indeed, there has been a linear relationship between Nigeria’s history of election administration and the inability to enthrone a democratic order in the country. However, the implications of Nigeria's electoral history for the enthronement of a democratic order is yet to be exhaustively explored. This paper is an effort in this regard. Following a critical analysis of the ...


Altered State? Assessing How Marijuana Legalization In California Could Influence Marijuana Consumption And Public Budgets, Rosalie Pacula 2009 Rand Corporation

Altered State? Assessing How Marijuana Legalization In California Could Influence Marijuana Consumption And Public Budgets, Rosalie Pacula

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Social Status On Conditioned Defeat And The Expression Of 5-Ht1a And 5-Ht2a Receptors, K. Morrison, D. Curry, Matthew Cooper 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Effects Of Social Status On Conditioned Defeat And The Expression Of 5-Ht1a And 5-Ht2a Receptors, K. Morrison, D. Curry, Matthew Cooper

Matthew A. Cooper

No abstract provided.


Building An Infrastructure For Organizational Learning: A Multilevel Approach, Jaclyn Jensen 2009 DePaul University

Building An Infrastructure For Organizational Learning: A Multilevel Approach, Jaclyn Jensen

Jaclyn Jensen

No abstract provided.


Newsgathering And Privacy: Expanding Ethics Codes To Reflect Change In The Digital Media Age, Ginny Whitehouse 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

Newsgathering And Privacy: Expanding Ethics Codes To Reflect Change In The Digital Media Age, Ginny Whitehouse

Ginny Whitehouse

Media ethics codes concerning privacy must be updated considering the ease with which information now can be gathered from social networks and disseminated widely. Existing codes allow for deception and privacy invasion in cases of over-riding public need when no alternate means are available but do not adequately define what constitutes need or alternate means, or weigh in the harm such acts

do to the public trust and the profession. Building on the eth ics theories of Sissela Bok and Helen Nissenbaum, balancing tests can be developed under a mixed-rule deontology that confines online misrepresentation and

exposing the private information ...


Corporate (Social) Responsibility, Risk Management And Communication, Michael Palenchar, Robert Heath, Tatjana Hocke 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Corporate (Social) Responsibility, Risk Management And Communication, Michael Palenchar, Robert Heath, Tatjana Hocke

Michael J Palenchar

No abstract provided.


Gendered Social Movements: A Critical Comparison Of The Suffrage And Gay Marriage Movements., Michelle Kearl 2009 Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne

Gendered Social Movements: A Critical Comparison Of The Suffrage And Gay Marriage Movements., Michelle Kearl

Michelle Kelsey Kearl

The elections of 2008 saw the passage of several overwhelming and expansive condemnations of gay rights across the nation. Most damaging to the gay marriage movement was the successful passage of Proposition 8 in California, the first time that the right gay marriage was repealed. I argue that the continued modeling of the civil rights framework defers an analysis of the argumentative strategies of historically gendered movements such as the suffrage movement and is a disservice to the strategic potential of the marriage equality movement. The critical comparison mad where between suffrage and marriage equality opens the potential for our ...


Strengthening Capacity For Sustainable Livelihoods And Food Security Through Urban Agriculture Among Hiv And Aids Affected Households In Nakuru, Kenya, Nancy Karanja, Fiona Yeudall, Mary Njenga, Samwel Mbugua, Gordon Prain, Donald Cole, Aimee Webb, Jennier Levy, Christopher Gore, Daniel Sellen 2009 University of Nairobi

Strengthening Capacity For Sustainable Livelihoods And Food Security Through Urban Agriculture Among Hiv And Aids Affected Households In Nakuru, Kenya, Nancy Karanja, Fiona Yeudall, Mary Njenga, Samwel Mbugua, Gordon Prain, Donald Cole, Aimee Webb, Jennier Levy, Christopher Gore, Daniel Sellen

Christopher D Gore

The promotion and support of urban agriculture (UA) has the potential to contribute to efforts to address pressing challenges of poverty, under nutrition and sustainability among vulnerable populations in the growing cities of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This may be especially relevant for HIV/AIDS-affected individuals in SSA whose agricultural livelihoods are severely disrupted by the devastating effects of the disease on physical productivity and nutritional well-being. This paper outlines the process involved in the conception, design and implementation of a project to strengthen technical, environmental, financial and social capacity for UA among HIV-affected households in Nakuru, Kenya. Key lessons learned ...


"The Story Of Good Citizenship: Framing Recycling In The Context Of Duty-Based And Engaged Citizenship", Donna Lybecker, Mark McBeth, Kacee Garner 2009 Idaho State University

"The Story Of Good Citizenship: Framing Recycling In The Context Of Duty-Based And Engaged Citizenship", Donna Lybecker, Mark Mcbeth, Kacee Garner

Donna L. Lybecker

Recent studies have explored the dimensions of duty-based versus engaged citizenship. These studies assert that individuals differ on the question of "what is a good citizen." Young individuals, in particular, are more likely to follow an engaged citizen view of citizenship. Engaged citizens are more participatory, global, and committed to social justice more than their duty-based counterparts. In this article we examine, with an innovative methodology and merging of citizenship and framing literature, the potential effects of increased engaged citizenship on policy issues. Our questions examine the characteristics of duty-based or engaged citizens and explore whether duty-based and engaged citizens ...


Charles Tilly As A Theorist Of Nationalism, Rogers Brubaker 2009 UCLA

Charles Tilly As A Theorist Of Nationalism, Rogers Brubaker

Rogers Brubaker

This paper considers Charles Tilly as an important but underappreciated theorist of nationalism. Tilly’s theory of nationalism emerged from the “bellicist” strand of his earlier work on state-formation and later incorporated a concern with performance, stories, and cultural modeling. Yet despite the turn to culture in Tilly’s later work, his theory of nationalism remained state-centered, materialist, and instrumentalist—a source of both its power and its limitations.


Bridging The Academic-Public Divide In Gis And Cartography: A Framework For Integrating Community Partnerships In The Classroom, Holly Barcus, Birgit Muehlenhaus 2009 Macalester College

Bridging The Academic-Public Divide In Gis And Cartography: A Framework For Integrating Community Partnerships In The Classroom, Holly Barcus, Birgit Muehlenhaus

Holly Barcus

No abstract provided.


The Political Sociology Of International Migration: Borders, Boundaries, Rights, And Politics, Roger Waldinger, Thomas Soehl 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

The Political Sociology Of International Migration: Borders, Boundaries, Rights, And Politics, Roger Waldinger, Thomas Soehl

Roger D Waldinger

Politics is an underdeveloped topic in migration studies, a lacuna that derives from prevailing intellectual biases, whether having to do with those that focus on individual action or those that emphasize social processes. This paper identifies the central issues entailed in the study of migrant politics, whether having to do with receiving society immigrant politics or sending society emigrant politics, reviewing and assessing the ways in which scholars have tackled this problem.


Consuming Oppression, Lisa Wade, Gwen Sharp 2009 Occidental College

Consuming Oppression, Lisa Wade, Gwen Sharp

Lisa Wade

No abstract provided.


Frame-Of-Reference Training Effectiveness: Effects Of Goal Orientation And Self-Efficacy On Affective, Cognitive, Skill-Based, And Transfer Outcomes., Erich Dierdorff, Eric Surface, Kenneth Brown 2009 DePaul University

Frame-Of-Reference Training Effectiveness: Effects Of Goal Orientation And Self-Efficacy On Affective, Cognitive, Skill-Based, And Transfer Outcomes., Erich Dierdorff, Eric Surface, Kenneth Brown

Erich C. Dierdorff

Empirical evidence supporting frame-of-reference (FOR) training as an effective intervention for calibrating raters is convincing. Yet very little is known about who does better or worse in FOR training. We conducted a field study of how motivational factors influence affective, cognitive, and behavioral learning outcomes, as well as near transfer indexed by achieving professional certification. Relying on goal orientation theory, we hypothesized effects for 3 goal orientations: learning, prove performance, and avoid performance. Results were generally supportive across learning outcomes and transfer. Findings further supported a hypothesized interaction between learning self-efficacy and avoid performance goal orientation, such that higher levels ...


A Global Green New Deal: Rethinking The Economic Recovery, Edward Barbier 2009 University of Wyoming

A Global Green New Deal: Rethinking The Economic Recovery, Edward Barbier

Edward B Barbier

No abstract provided.


Norms And The Network : Journalistic Ethics In A Shared Media Space, Jane Singer 2009 University of Iowa

Norms And The Network : Journalistic Ethics In A Shared Media Space, Jane Singer

Jane B. Singer

No abstract provided.


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