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The Timeless Speech: A Close Textual Analysis Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Inaugural, Amanda Rene Biane 2011 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

The Timeless Speech: A Close Textual Analysis Of John Fitzgerald Kennedy's Inaugural, Amanda Rene Biane

Communication Studies

John F. Kennedy's inaugural is a rhetorical masterpiece. Our world has aged forty-nine years and within those years the threats have remained the same with a few minor tweaks. Kennedy's inaugural is considered not only extremely affective but also immensely profound, because like any other great presidential inaugural is it timeless. Close textual analysis is employed to analyze his speech.


India And Pakistan: A Tale Of Judicial Appointments, Shubhankar DAM 2011 Singapore Management University

India And Pakistan: A Tale Of Judicial Appointments, Shubhankar Dam

Research Collection School Of Law

Recent judicial appointments in India and Pakistan have led to battles between their respective judicial and executive branches. In a moment of remarkable constitutional coincidence, two appointments were set aside in India and Pakistan last week. First, India's Supreme Court invalidated the appointment of P. J. Thomas to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). Days later, Pakistan's Supreme Court invalidated Deedar Shah's appointment to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).


Emigrant Effects On Bilateral Trade: Reexamining The Immigrant-Trade Link From The Home Country Perspective, Roger White, Bedassa Tadesse 2011 Franklin & Marshall College

Emigrant Effects On Bilateral Trade: Reexamining The Immigrant-Trade Link From The Home Country Perspective, Roger White, Bedassa Tadesse

Economics

A voluminous literature examines the immigrant-trade link. Available studies evaluate the link largely from the host country perspective and generally indicate that immigrants exert positive influences on trade between their host and home countries. Few studies, however, explore the effects of emigrants on trade. Using data representing the stocks of emigrants from 131 home countries that resided in 110 host countries during the year 2005, we examine the immigrant/emigrant-trade link from both the home country perspective and the host country perspective. Doing so, we provide the first comprehensive estimates of pro-trade emigrant effects for each home country in our ...


A Note On The Interpretation Of Scale Values In Multidimensional Scaling Growth Analysis, Cody Ding 2011 University of Missouri–St. Louis

A Note On The Interpretation Of Scale Values In Multidimensional Scaling Growth Analysis, Cody Ding

Education Sciences and Professional Programs Faculty Works

No abstract provided.


Modifying The Restrictions On Sentence Modification: United States V. Cobb, Jackie Bosshardt 2011 Brigham Young University Law School

Modifying The Restrictions On Sentence Modification: United States V. Cobb, Jackie Bosshardt

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Sidestepping Deference: How United States V. Ressam Encourages Overly Stringent Review Of Sentencing Decisions, Joseph Leavitt 2011 Brigham Young University Law School

Sidestepping Deference: How United States V. Ressam Encourages Overly Stringent Review Of Sentencing Decisions, Joseph Leavitt

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Hybrid Journals: Transition To Full Open Access Or Here To Stay?, Adrian K. Ho 2011 The University of Western Ontario

Hybrid Journals: Transition To Full Open Access Or Here To Stay?, Adrian K. Ho

Western Libraries Publications

No abstract provided.


The Vice Presidential Home State Advantage Reconsidered: Analyzing The Interactive Effect Of Home State Population And Political Experience, 1884-2008, Christopher J. Devine, Kyle C. Kopko 2011 University of Dayton

The Vice Presidential Home State Advantage Reconsidered: Analyzing The Interactive Effect Of Home State Population And Political Experience, 1884-2008, Christopher J. Devine, Kyle C. Kopko

Political Science Faculty Publications

Previous research has found that presidential tickets perform particularly well in a vice presidential candidate's home state when that state is relatively low in population. In this article, we argue that selecting a vice presidential candidate from a small state is not sufficient to produce a large vice presidential home state advantage; rather, state population should matter only insofar as the vice presidential candidate has extensive experience within that state's political system. Analysis of presidential election returns from 1884 through 2008 demonstrates the statistically significant interactive effect of home state population and political experience on the size of ...


Individual Self, Relational Self, Collective Self: Hierarchical Ordering Of The Tripartite Self, Constantine Sedikides, Lowell Gaertner, Erin M. O'Mara 2011 University of Southampton

Individual Self, Relational Self, Collective Self: Hierarchical Ordering Of The Tripartite Self, Constantine Sedikides, Lowell Gaertner, Erin M. O'Mara

Psychology Faculty Publications

The individual self comprise unique attributes, the relational self comprises partner-shared attributes, and the collective self comprises ingroup-shared attributes. All selves are fundamental components of the self-concept, with each being important and meaningful to human experience and with each being associated with health benefits. Are the selves, however, equally important and meaningful? We review a program of research that tested four competing theoretical views suggesting that the motivational hub of human experience is (a) the individual self, (b) the relational self, (b) the collective self, or (c) determined by contextual or cultural factors. The research furnished support to the view ...


Information Communication Technology (Ict) Infrastructure Facilities In Self-Financing Engineering College Libraries In Tamil Nadu, S. Dhanavandan, S. Mohammed Esmail, M. Nagarajan 2011 Krishnasamy College of Engineering & Technology

Information Communication Technology (Ict) Infrastructure Facilities In Self-Financing Engineering College Libraries In Tamil Nadu, S. Dhanavandan, S. Mohammed Esmail, M. Nagarajan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study aims at analysing the use and availability of Information Communication Technology infrastructure facilities in self-financing engineering college libraries in Tamil Nadu. The role of engineering colleges in the technical manpower development is quite significant. They need rapid Information Communication Technology infrastructure and in this context, there is a need for adequate development of electronic resources. This study traces out the nature of electronic resources, library automation level, computerized library services, electronic access points, type of digital libraries, network and topology of network, internet and intranet services, and so on with reference to the selected institutions.


Nebraska Agricultural Land Markets Showing Strong Gains, Bruce Johnson, Roger K. Wilson, Sara Van Newkirk, Tyler Rosener 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska Agricultural Land Markets Showing Strong Gains, Bruce Johnson, Roger K. Wilson, Sara Van Newkirk, Tyler Rosener

Cornhusker Economics

Riding the wave of high commodity prices and farm income levels, Nebraska’s agricultural land values rose 22 percent in the 12-month period ending February 1, 2011. According to preliminary results from the annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Developments Survey, the state’s all-land average value is at a historic high of $1,833 per acre (Figure 1 on next page, and Table 1 on page 3). That level is double the state’s all-land average just six years previously in 2005.

While all classes of farmland posted large percentage gains, the cropland categories showed the ...


Women In Agriculture Conference 2011, Cheryl Griffith 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Women In Agriculture Conference 2011, Cheryl Griffith

Cornhusker Economics

Taking Charge of Our Future was the theme of the 26th Women in Agriculture (WIA) Conference, February 17-18, 2011. Nearly 400 women participated in the event, hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics, University Extension and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR).

Attendees were from all corners of Nebraska, with others making the trip from Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota and Indiana. The average attendee has attended the conference six times over the 26 years. For 53 women this was their first experience attending a WIA Conference, and two have attended the conference all 26 years. The College ...


Adjusting Farm Custom Rates And Grain Storage Rental Rates For 2011, Doug Jose 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Adjusting Farm Custom Rates And Grain Storage Rental Rates For 2011, Doug Jose

Cornhusker Economics

Custom Rates - How much should custom rates be adjusted this year? That’s a question on the minds of a lot of operators as they prepare to go to the field. The economic structure of agriculture has changed dramatically in the past 12 months. Unfortunately, this is the off-year to conduct our biennial Nebraska Custom Rates Survey. The survey was last conducted a year ago, in the January to March time period of 2010.


Beef Cow Replacement Decisions: Is Keeping Open Cows Possible?, Trenton T. Bohling, Darrell R. Mark 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Beef Cow Replacement Decisions: Is Keeping Open Cows Possible?, Trenton T. Bohling, Darrell R. Mark

Cornhusker Economics

In the past few years, some cow-calf producers have encountered abnormally large numbers of open, or unbred, cows in their herd. A couple of years ago, trichomoniasis, a venereal cattle disease spread by bulls, contributed to high percentages of open cows. This year, open cows are again showing up in herds, hypothesized to partially be the result of difficult winter conditions last winter and “washy” grass early last summer. In some cases, 40-70 percent of a cow herd has tested open, leaving producers to determine how best to replace these animals. Typically, options considered to replace these open cows are ...


Critical Collaborations: An Information Literacy Across The Curriculum Project, Sheila Beck, Devin McKay 2011 City University of New York (CUNY)

Critical Collaborations: An Information Literacy Across The Curriculum Project, Sheila Beck, Devin Mckay

Publications and Research

The article focuses on a collaborative project aimed at investigating the effect of integrating four classroom assignments from different disciplines with critical thinking skills. Entitled "Collaboration and Information: Critical Thinking Skills Across Curriculum," the different goals of the project include having the students understand what information is, the type of information needed and its appropriateness, and the application of research skills using critical thinking. In this study, it has been demonstrated that the greater the breadth and depth of responses to the scenario, the greater the research process skills.


Cultural Proficiency In Education: A Review Of The Literature Focused On Teachers, School Leaders, And Schools, Cady Landa 2011 Brandeis University

Cultural Proficiency In Education: A Review Of The Literature Focused On Teachers, School Leaders, And Schools, Cady Landa

Gastón Institute Publications

This literature review complements numerous studies conducted by the Gastón Institute in the last twenty years showing the significance of cultural differences for the educational outcomes of Latino and other cultural- and linguistical-minority children. The Gastón Institute and Sociedad Latina partnered to produce this review with the goal of deepening the understanding of policy makers and administrators of the benefits of culturally proficient schools for all students.

The author, Cady Landa, presents a wealth of information on the characteristics of cultural proficiency and the qualities that it calls for in teachers, students, and administrators. She has drawn from dozens of ...


Investing In A Better Future Through Public Agricultural Research, Wallace E. Huffman, George Norton, Luther G. Tweeten 2011 Iowa State University

Investing In A Better Future Through Public Agricultural Research, Wallace E. Huffman, George Norton, Luther G. Tweeten

Economics Publications

Everyone is concerned with return on investment, and agricultural research continues to be an example of the positive impact well-placed funding can have. Agriculture is a key to the nation's economy, and research not only boosts that industry, it also promotes solutions for many of the country's pressing problems in the areas of health, energy, environment, rural development, trade, and food safety. This Commentary is directed to the Congress (for funding), the Administration (for initiatives), and the public (for insight). Recognized scholars provide an assessment of the high "rate of return" agricultural research has delivered to the American ...


Medical Technology And The Production Of Health Care, Badi H. Baltagi, Francesco Moscone, Elisa Tosetti 2011 Syracuse University

Medical Technology And The Production Of Health Care, Badi H. Baltagi, Francesco Moscone, Elisa Tosetti

Center for Policy Research

This paper investigates the factors that determine differences across OECD countries in health outcomes, using data on life expectancy at age 65, over the period 1960 to 2007. We estimate a production function where life expectancy depends on health and social spending, lifestyle variables, and medical innovation. Our first set of regressions includes a set of observed medical technologies by country. Our second set of regressions proxy technology using a spatial process. The paper also tests whether in the long-run countries tend to achieve similar levels of health outcomes. Our results show that health spending has a significant and mild ...


March 2011 Vol. 2 No. 2, Near Westside Initiative 2011 Syracuse University

March 2011 Vol. 2 No. 2, Near Westside Initiative

Near Westside Initiative News/Noticias

No abstract provided.


Mixed Methods Design: A Beginner's Guide, Karen M. Keptner 2011 Case Western University

Mixed Methods Design: A Beginner's Guide, Karen M. Keptner

The Qualitative Report

Mixed Method Design: Principles and Procedures by Janice M. Morse and Linda Niehaus (2009) is a "how-to" book for conducting mixed method research. Morse and Niehaus go step-by-step through mixed method research and provide clear explanation for combining qualitative and quantitative research methods. They also provide examples of what is not mixed method design. The book is easy to read. It could be an invaluable reference for anyone who conducts research in health and social sciences, seasoned researchers and students alike.


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