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Cyberbullying In Mexico: The Importance Of Implementing Earlier Public Policies To Limit Its Growth, Daniel Tapia 2009 GC Genera

Cyberbullying In Mexico: The Importance Of Implementing Earlier Public Policies To Limit Its Growth, Daniel Tapia

Daniel Tapia

No abstract provided.


Cities And Urban Life, John Macionis, Vincent Parrillo 2009 Kenyon College

Cities And Urban Life, John Macionis, Vincent Parrillo

John Macionis

No abstract provided.


Academic Integrity And Assignment Design, Stefanie Warlick 2009 James Madison University

Academic Integrity And Assignment Design, Stefanie Warlick

Stefanie E Warlick

No abstract provided.


Workers On The Margin: Who Drops Health Coverage When Prices Rise?, Edward Okeke, Richard Hirth, Kyle Grazier 2009 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Workers On The Margin: Who Drops Health Coverage When Prices Rise?, Edward Okeke, Richard Hirth, Kyle Grazier

Edward Okeke

We revisit the question of price elasticity of employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) take-up by directly examining changes in the take-up of ESI at a large firm in response to exogenous changes in employee premium contributions. We find that, on average, a 10% increase in the employee’s out-of-pocket premium increases the probability of dropping coverage by approximately 1%. More importantly, we find heterogeneous impacts: married workers are much more price-sensitive than single employees, and lower-paid workers are disproportionately more likely to drop coverage than higher-paid workers. Elasticity estimates for employees below the 25th percentile of salary distribution in our sample are ...


Leading The Journey: Principals And Presidents Of Bsc, Ellen Dubinsky 2009 Bridgewater State University

Leading The Journey: Principals And Presidents Of Bsc, Ellen Dubinsky

Ellen Dubinsky

A look at the twelve individuals who have led Bridgewater State University since its founding in 1840.


Vernon Briggs: Real-World Labor Economist, 2009 Selected Works

Vernon Briggs: Real-World Labor Economist

Vernon M Briggs Jr

[Excerpt] Vernon Briggs stepped into a wastebasket and launched my career as a labor economist. In the spring of 1969, I was sleepwalking through the undergraduate economics program at the University of Texas and sitting in Dr. Briggs’s labor economics class. He was vigorously making a point when his misstep off the small classroom stage produced a roar of laughter but did not break his train of thought. He woke me up; I thought, “Man, I want to be as passionate about my life’s work as this guy.


Geheimnisvolle Musik, Jason Neal 2009 University of Western Ontario

Geheimnisvolle Musik, Jason Neal

Jason R. Neal

Looking beyond tradtional genre categorizations, this blog ties together strands of similarities among diverse types of music. As we enter the second decade of the 21st Century, people seem more open to different types of music than in previous times. Or, they at least admit to it more readily. Furthermore, many musicians and composers have engaged with genres beyond the ones with which they are most commonly identified. Still, defining one’s tastes by genre remains firmly established for any number of reasons. If nothing else, it can provide shorthand for identifying one’s status, or it can aid with ...


Effectiveness Of A Polysubstance Dependence Detoxification Protocol For Patients With Co-Occurring Disorders, P. Recupero, Gregory Stuart, N. Bidadi, S. Harms 2009 Selected Works

Effectiveness Of A Polysubstance Dependence Detoxification Protocol For Patients With Co-Occurring Disorders, P. Recupero, Gregory Stuart, N. Bidadi, S. Harms

Gregory Lyal Stuart

Patients with polysubstance dependence and co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders represent a growing population. This study investigates the safety and effectiveness of a single-scale, symptom-triggered protocol for patients undergoing inpatient detoxification from alcohol, opioids, sedatives, or polysubstance dependence. Medical records staff generated a list of all charts containing a principal discharge diagnosis of alcohol, sedative, opioid, or polysubstance dependence between 2002 and 2004, when the Butler Instrument for Withdrawal Assessment protocol was administered. This list was arranged by terminal digits of the medical record numbers to randomize the selection, and staff pulled the first 100 charts for review. De-identified ...


Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young Hiv-Positive And Hiv-Negative Gay Men In Vancouver, Canada, A. Schilder, Treena Orchard, C. Buchner, S. Strathdee, R. Hogg 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young Hiv-Positive And Hiv-Negative Gay Men In Vancouver, Canada, A. Schilder, Treena Orchard, C. Buchner, S. Strathdee, R. Hogg

Dr. Treena Orchard

Douching is a common practice among certain groups of women and MSM, and it is conducted for the purpose of cleanliness as part of bodily hygiene maintenance. Although there has been considerable research about female vaginal douching, understandings of rectal douching (RD) for MSM are limited. In the epidemiological and medical literature, RD is presented as a behaviour that removes beneficial bacteria and the surface epithelium layer of the colon, which can, potentially, increase the risk of HIV transmission in MSM. The paucity of research on male douching practices is curious given the primacy of anal sex in HIV prevention ...


Taming Toddlers, Peta Stapleton, Terri Sheldon 2009 Bond University

Taming Toddlers, Peta Stapleton, Terri Sheldon

Peta B. Stapleton

No abstract provided.


Philosophy And The Information Sciences, Jonathan Furner 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Philosophy And The Information Sciences, Jonathan Furner

Jonathan Furner

Philosophy and the information sciences intersect in various ways. Philosophical approaches to the study of information and information-related phenomena focus on metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical questions; philosophical approaches to the study of the information sciences focus on methodological issues. Metaphilosophical questions may also be asked about philosophy of information and about philosophy of the information sciences.


The Faces Of The Rainbow: Multi-Racial People In American, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

The Faces Of The Rainbow: Multi-Racial People In American, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Unacceptable Realities: Public Opinion And The Challenge Of Immigration - A Franco-American Comparison, Roger Waldinger 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Unacceptable Realities: Public Opinion And The Challenge Of Immigration - A Franco-American Comparison, Roger Waldinger

Roger D Waldinger

This paper analyzes survey data collected by the 2003 International Social Survey Program module on National Identity to compare French and American opinion toward immigration. The paper focuses on the views of residents with multi-generational roots: what might in France be called “les francais de souche,” what in the United States would be called “third generation whites,” and what we will describe as the “ethnic majority”.” Ethnic majorities in these immigrant democracies on the two sides of the Atlantic have remarkably convergent views. Majorities of the “ethnic majorities” in both countries want fewer immigrants, rather than more; likewise, majorities want ...


Folksonomies, Jonathan Furner 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Folksonomies, Jonathan Furner

Jonathan Furner

Folksonomies are indexing languages that emerge from the distributed resource-description activity of multiple agents who make use of online tagging services to assign tags (i.e., category labels) to the resources in collections. Although individuals’ motivations for engaging in tagging activity vary widely, folksonomy-based retrieval systems can be evaluated by measuring the degree to which taggers and searchers agree on tag–resource pairings.


Producing Filmed Entertainment, Alisa Perren 2009 Georgia State University

Producing Filmed Entertainment, Alisa Perren

Alisa Perren

No abstract provided.


The New Abridged Reporter's Privilege: Policies, Principles And Pathological Perspectives, Erik Ugland 2009 Marquette University

The New Abridged Reporter's Privilege: Policies, Principles And Pathological Perspectives, Erik Ugland

Erik Ugland

This Article contends that contemporary arguments about the reporter’s privilege are increasingly situated within a divided framework in which protections for confidential and nonconfidential information are treated as separate interests that lack a shared theoretical justification. This is both a cause and consequence of a broader tendency among judges, legislators, journalists and lawyers to emphasize policy-based conceptions of the privilege that are focused on case-specific calculations of harms and benefits, rather than principle-based conceptions focused on journalistic autonomy and the need for a structural separation of press and government. Policy arguments present the privilege as a narrow, utilitarian device ...


Explaining Public Attitudes Toward Fighting Inequality In Latin America, Jana Morgan, Nathan Kelly 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Explaining Public Attitudes Toward Fighting Inequality In Latin America, Jana Morgan, Nathan Kelly

Jana Morgan

This paper uses the 2008 Americas Barometer survey data from 22 countries to explore the factors that shape Latin American attitudes about the role of the state in reducing inequality. Using multilevel analysis to properly model both the individual- and country-level predictors of these attitudes, we find that traditional explanations of public attitudes about government’s redistributive role also carry weight in Latin America. Economic evaluations, personal wealth, trust in government, and assessments of government performance are each associated in predictable ways with attitudes about redistribution. But the analysis also identifies factors that have been overlooked in previous research on ...


Review Of “Linthead Stomp: The Creation Of Country Music In The Piedmont South”, Chris Durman 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Review Of “Linthead Stomp: The Creation Of Country Music In The Piedmont South”, Chris Durman

Chris Durman

No abstract provided.


Doors Wide Shut: Barriers To The Successful Delivery Of Victim Services For Domestically Trafficked Minors In A Southern U.S. Metropolitan Area, Joan Reid 2009 University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Doors Wide Shut: Barriers To The Successful Delivery Of Victim Services For Domestically Trafficked Minors In A Southern U.S. Metropolitan Area, Joan Reid

Joan A Reid, Ph.D.

Domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST) is the commercial sexual exploitation of U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident children. This study explored the identification of DMST victims and their access to crime victim services. Findings suggest an acute lack of awareness or understanding of DMST among professionals likely to come into contact with victims, resulting in failure to identify DMST victims. Because of their misidentification, few DMST victims were accessing victim services. Victim-centered protocols for child sex trafficking criminal cases were lacking, leading to a failure in prosecution of sex traffickers. Professionals reported encountering complex issues, such as DMST victims ...


Influence Of Perinatal Exposure To A Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture On Learning And Memory, Hippocampal Size, And Estrogen Receptor-Beta Expression, Howard Cromwell 2009 Bowling Green State University

Influence Of Perinatal Exposure To A Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture On Learning And Memory, Hippocampal Size, And Estrogen Receptor-Beta Expression, Howard Cromwell

Howard Casey Cromwell

Abstract. Perinatal exposure to PCB has been reported to cause a variety of health effects including endocrine disruption, and immunologic, reproductive, neurologic, and behavioral deficits. In the present study, a mixture of two PCB congeners, one non-coplanar (PCB 47) and one coplanar (PCB 77), were administered to young female Sprague-Dawley rats by route of maternal dietary consumption (either 12.5 ppm or 25.0 ppm, w/w). Impact on learning and memory were examined by radial arm maze on postnatal day 24-27. After behavioral tests were completed, the rats were transcardially perfused, and brains were excised. Immunohistochemistry for ER- β ...


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