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Go To Ruth's House: Ruth Lubic And Public Advocacy, Julie Fairman 2009 University of Pennsylvania

Go To Ruth's House: Ruth Lubic And Public Advocacy, Julie Fairman

Julie A Fairman

No abstract provided.


Positioning The Technological University Library In Higher Education And Human Resources Development In Africa, Elisha Chiware 2009 Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Positioning The Technological University Library In Higher Education And Human Resources Development In Africa, Elisha Chiware

Elisha Chiware

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Model Syllabus For Siegel's Theories, Patterns, And Typologies, Joanne Ziembo-Vogl 2009 Grand Valley State University

Model Syllabus For Siegel's Theories, Patterns, And Typologies, Joanne Ziembo-Vogl

Joanne Ziembo-Vogl

No abstract provided.


Recommendations For The Proposed Library Conference Room Also Intended To Display Archival Materials And Required To Conform To Archival Standards, Karin Strohbeck 2009 Texas A&M University School of Law

Recommendations For The Proposed Library Conference Room Also Intended To Display Archival Materials And Required To Conform To Archival Standards, Karin Strohbeck

Karin Strohbeck

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Trafficking In Bodily Perfection: Examining The Late‐Modern Steroid Marketplace And Its Criminalization, Peter Kraska, Charles Bussard, John Brent 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

Trafficking In Bodily Perfection: Examining The Late‐Modern Steroid Marketplace And Its Criminalization, Peter Kraska, Charles Bussard, John Brent

Peter Kraska

Illicit steroid and human growth hormone use by professional athletes has received significant media and political attention in the last five years. The resulting political pressure has compelled federal law enforcement to prosecute serious new control initiatives. To date, no academic research inquiring into the nature of this illicit industry exists. This study fills this void through the mixed methods approach—employing both ethnographic field research and quantitative content analysis. The ethnographic data demonstrate a fascinating late‐modern trafficking scheme where the central informant established an apartment‐based manufacturing operation, converting raw steroid chemical compounds ordered off the Internet into ...


Considerations For Culturally Appropriate Hiv/Aids Education Strategies In Belize: An Analytical Study Exploring The Relationship Between Knowledge And Stigma, C. McInnes, Treena Orchard, E. Druyts, R. Baird, W. Zhang, R. Hogg, P. VanDeusen 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Considerations For Culturally Appropriate Hiv/Aids Education Strategies In Belize: An Analytical Study Exploring The Relationship Between Knowledge And Stigma, C. Mcinnes, Treena Orchard, E. Druyts, R. Baird, W. Zhang, R. Hogg, P. Vandeusen

Dr. Treena Orchard

No abstract provided.


Consumption Smoothing And Hiv/Aids: The Case Of Two Communities In South Africa, Sebastian Linnemayr 2009 Rand Corporation

Consumption Smoothing And Hiv/Aids: The Case Of Two Communities In South Africa, Sebastian Linnemayr

Sebastian Linnemayr

HIV/AIDS threatens to overstretch the already frail informal safety nets in countries heavily affected by the epidemic, potentially making it difficult for households with HIV‐positive members to keep up appropriate consumption levels when experiencing shocks. These households may, in addition, face exclusion from informal insurance networks because of widespread stigmatization. Surprisingly, the resilience of informal networks to HIV‐related shocks and their uncertain worth for afflicted households in particular have not been empirically tested to date. Using 3 years of a novel panel data set from two poor South African communities experiencing HIV‐related illnesses and deaths, we ...


Campaigning On The Internet, Michael Heaney, Matthew Newman, Dari Sylvester 2009 University of Florida

Campaigning On The Internet, Michael Heaney, Matthew Newman, Dari Sylvester

Dari E. Sylvester

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Ecological Revolution By John Bellamy Foster . Monthly Review Press, 2009. In Contemporary Sociology. Vol. 39, 4, Pp. 444-445, Paul Gellert 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Review Of The Ecological Revolution By John Bellamy Foster . Monthly Review Press, 2009. In Contemporary Sociology. Vol. 39, 4, Pp. 444-445, Paul Gellert

Paul K. Gellert

[Extract] John Bellamy Foster offers a dire picture of the ecological crisis facing us. He then uses a powerful set of tools to explain how capitalism’s logic of profit over people drives the crisis, and carefully explains, “why and how we should and can struggle for a more sustainable ecological and social order” (p.8). Building on the tradition of Raymond Williams, Ernst Bloch, Bertolt Brecht, and Rachel Carson, Foster intends his analysis of ecological crisis to lead not to despair but to a politics of hope aimed at concrete utopias. The book is a powerful contribution to public ...


Tejido, Memorias Y Solidaridad [Knitting Memories And Solidarity], Olga González-Castenada 2009 Macalester College

Tejido, Memorias Y Solidaridad [Knitting Memories And Solidarity], Olga González-Castenada

Olga González-Castenada

No abstract provided.


Testing For Adverse Selection In Insurance Markets, Alma Cohen, Peter Siegelman 2009 university of connecticut law school

Testing For Adverse Selection In Insurance Markets, Alma Cohen, Peter Siegelman

Peter Siegelman

This paper reviews and evaluates the empirical literature on adverse selection in insurance markets. We focus on empirical work that seeks to test the basic coverage–risk prediction of adverse selection theory—that is, that policyholders who purchase more insurance coverage tend to be riskier. The analysis of this body of work, we argue, indicates that whether such a correlation exists varies across insurance markets and pools of insurance policies. We discuss various reasons why a coverage–risk correlation may not be found in some pools of insurance policies. The presence of a coverage-risk correlation can be explained either by ...


A Multivariate Probit Analysis Of Willingness To Pay For Cave Conservation: A Case Study Of Yanchep National Park, Western Australia, Sorada Tapsuwan, Michael Burton, James Perriam 2009 CSIRO

A Multivariate Probit Analysis Of Willingness To Pay For Cave Conservation: A Case Study Of Yanchep National Park, Western Australia, Sorada Tapsuwan, Michael Burton, James Perriam

Sorada Tapsuwan

This study employed the double-bounded dichotomous choice contingent valuation technique along with factor analysis to estimate visitors’ willingness to pay (WTP) for the Yanchep Caves Recovery Project (YCRP). Two payment vehicles were used to elicit WTP, namely, park entry fee and cave entry fee. The main contribution of this paper is the joint estimation of the two payment vehicles using the multivariate probit model by allowing the error terms of the two models to be correlated. Emphasis was given to testing whether parameters of the two bid levels should be constrained and overcoming anchoring bias. The estimated median WTP for ...


Girlpower! Strengthening Mentoring Relationships Through A Structured, Gender-Specific Program, Julia Pryce 2009 Loyola University Chicago

Girlpower! Strengthening Mentoring Relationships Through A Structured, Gender-Specific Program, Julia Pryce

Julia Pryce

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Reviews Of Joshua Gross Rich (1820-1897): The Life And Works Of A Western Maine Pioneer And Wildlife Writer, William Krohn 2009 University of Maine

Reviews Of Joshua Gross Rich (1820-1897): The Life And Works Of A Western Maine Pioneer And Wildlife Writer, William Krohn

William B. Krohn

Attached is a list of reviews of Krohn's JOSHUA GROSS RICH book (2010).


Joshua Gross Rich (1820-1897): The Life And Works Of A Western Maine Pioneer And Wildlife Writer, William Krohn 2009 University of Maine - Main

Joshua Gross Rich (1820-1897): The Life And Works Of A Western Maine Pioneer And Wildlife Writer, William Krohn

William B. Krohn

Joshua Gross Rich seemingly lived several lifetimes in the nearly eight decades he spent on earth. During various times, he made a living by trapping, guiding, farming. While living in the Rangeley Lakes region, he sold his winter catch to fur traders and as scientific specimens to Harvard University. Always willing to change with the times, Rich transitioned from being a professional trapper to a trial justice for Oxford County, a pension agent for Civil War veterans, a correspondent for many newspapers, and finally Bethel’s humane officer. While living in Upton, Maine, Rich owned and operated a hotel, a ...


Early Maine Wildlife: Historical Accounts Of Canada Lynx, Moose, Mountain Lion, White-Tailed Deer, Wolverine, Wolves, And Woodland Caribou, 1603–1930, William Krohn, Christopher Hoving 2009 Selected Works

Early Maine Wildlife: Historical Accounts Of Canada Lynx, Moose, Mountain Lion, White-Tailed Deer, Wolverine, Wolves, And Woodland Caribou, 1603–1930, William Krohn, Christopher Hoving

William B. Krohn

The Northeast, especially Maine, has an exceptionally rich heritage of early literature about wildlife. These writings are buried in obscure scientific books and journals, government documents, rare books, old newspapers, and discontinued sporting periodicals. The primary section of this book is a chronologically-arranged compilation of selected quotations from these hard-to-find sources, thus making accessible significant wildlife writings of early biologists, naturalists, and woodsmen from northern New England and eastern Canada.
While designed to be a reference-work for biologists, conservationists, folklorists, and historians, this book will also be of use to campers, hunters, trappers, and others interested in the region’s ...


Reviews Of Early Maine Wildlife: Historical Accounts Of Canada Lynx, Moose, Mountain Lion, White-Tailed Deer, Wolverene, Wolves, And Woodland Caribou (2010), William Krohn, Christopher Hoving 2009 Selected Works

Reviews Of Early Maine Wildlife: Historical Accounts Of Canada Lynx, Moose, Mountain Lion, White-Tailed Deer, Wolverene, Wolves, And Woodland Caribou (2010), William Krohn, Christopher Hoving

William B. Krohn

Attached is a list of reviews of the 2010 book by Krohn and Hoving entitled EARLY MAINE WILDLIFE.


Finding Information By "Design": Search Strategies For Cardiothoracic And Vascular Anesthesia Literature, Denise Hersey, Viji Kurup 2009 Yale University

Finding Information By "Design": Search Strategies For Cardiothoracic And Vascular Anesthesia Literature, Denise Hersey, Viji Kurup

Denise Hersey

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Tortuosity In Movement Paths Is Related To Cognitive Impairment. Wireless Fractal Estimation In Assisted Living Facility Residents, William Kearns, Vilis Nams, James Fozard 2009 University of South Florida

Tortuosity In Movement Paths Is Related To Cognitive Impairment. Wireless Fractal Estimation In Assisted Living Facility Residents, William Kearns, Vilis Nams, James Fozard

William D. Kearns, PhD

Using traditional assessment procedures, prior research demonstrated that deficiencies in gait and balance occur in the later stages of dementia. We tested the hypothesis that an automated system capable of detecting path tortuosity (irregular movement) in elders would show that greater tortuosity was associated with greater cognitive impairment, potentially allowing early detection of dementia over time as tortuosity levels slowly increased. An ultra-wideband sensor network using wireless transponders measured daytime locomotion to an accuracy of 20 cm in 14 elderly residents in an assisted living facility (ALF) as they traversed a shared living area while performing daily activities such as ...


Real-Time Locating Systems (Rtls) To Improve Fall Detection, Mary Bowen, Jeffrey Craighead, Chadwick Wingrave, William Kearns 2009 University of Central Florida

Real-Time Locating Systems (Rtls) To Improve Fall Detection, Mary Bowen, Jeffrey Craighead, Chadwick Wingrave, William Kearns

William D. Kearns, PhD

Objective To determine whether a Real Time Locating System (RTLS) can be used to accurately detect a fall and discuss the application of RTLS as a fall detection system in the home and health care environments. Methods Phase I used a mannequin to determine the feasibility of RTLS to detect a fall from three positional conditions of: standing, seated in a wheelchair, and laying on a bed. Phase II used a human subject to be an ecologically valid simulation of a fall from these conditions. Ten trials of each of these three conditions were conducted across subjects. The observed time ...


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