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Huaqueros And Remote Sensing Imagery: Assessing Looting Damage In The Virú Valley, Peru, Daniel A. Contreras 2009 Stanford University

Huaqueros And Remote Sensing Imagery: Assessing Looting Damage In The Virú Valley, Peru, Daniel A. Contreras

Daniel A. Contreras

This article presents a new initiative in combating looting from the air, building on previous work in Iraq and Jordan. Looted sites in the Virú Valley, Peru, are visible as pit clusters on dated versions of Google Earth. Compare these with earlier air photographs and Gordon Willey's famous survey of the 1940s, and we have a dated chronicle of looting events. This makes it possible to demonstrate that modern looting is certainly taking place and linked to an upsurge in the antiquities trade. As well as being a new instrument for managing heritage, the author shows that the looting ...


Landscape And Environment: Insights From The Prehispanic Central Andes, Daniel A. Contreras 2009 Stanford University

Landscape And Environment: Insights From The Prehispanic Central Andes, Daniel A. Contreras

Daniel A. Contreras

Attention to human–environment relationships in the central Andes has a long history. Although the area is not a neat microcosm of the globe, wholly representative of worldwide trends in the archaeology of human–environment interactions, it has been the site of both seminal investigations in archaeology and a substantial body of recent work that investigates themes of broad archaeological relevance. Specifically, central Andean environments have been variously conceived as structuring, modified, and sacred. These approaches to some extent reflect broad trends in archaeology, while also suggesting directions in which the archaeology of human–environment interactions is moving and highlighting ...


The Five Year Bsw—Msw Program: A New Curriculum Option, Shirley Simon, Edward J. Gumz, Susan Grossman, James Marley, Yolanda Golden 2009 Loyola University Chicago

The Five Year Bsw—Msw Program: A New Curriculum Option, Shirley Simon, Edward J. Gumz, Susan Grossman, James Marley, Yolanda Golden

Shirley Simon

This article describes and analyzes the development and implementation of a 5-year BSW–MSW program at a Midwestern school of social work. Key pedagogical and programmatic considerations in the development of such programs are identified. Specific information about the admission process and curricular pathway is provided. Five-year and traditional MSW students are compared on their performance in foundation-level MSW courses. The results of evaluative surveys of faculty members and 5-year students are also presented. The potential role of 5-year programs in social work education is discussed.


Ten Tips For Implementing A Successful Embedded Librarian Program, Kelly Heider 2009 Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ten Tips For Implementing A Successful Embedded Librarian Program, Kelly Heider

Kelly Heider


In January of 2006, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries began a successful embedded librarian program in the university’s College of Education and Educational Technology. The program has improved the library’s relationship with faculty and students; shaped a more relevant collection of print, media, and electronic resources that meets curriculum, instruction, and research needs; created opportunities for college/university library collaboration through new programs, team-teaching, and scholarly endeavors; and, most importantly, improved the quality of teaching and learning in the College of Education. The following article outlines the strategies IUP Libraries used to hire an embedded librarian, develop that ...


How To Help Your Community Recover From Disaster: A Manual For Planning And Action, Judah J. Viola, 2009 National-Louis University

How To Help Your Community Recover From Disaster: A Manual For Planning And Action, Judah J. Viola,

Judah J. Viola, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Big Brother Mouse Portraits Of Laos, 2009 Selected Works

Big Brother Mouse Portraits Of Laos

Joel M. Halpern

Historical photographs of Laos text in Laotian


Licensing And Patent Protection, Aniruddha Bagchi, Arijit Mukherjee 2009 Kennesaw State University

Licensing And Patent Protection, Aniruddha Bagchi, Arijit Mukherjee

Aniruddha Bagchi

We show the impact of technology licensing on optimal patent policy. Strong patent protection that eliminates imitation may not be the equilibrium outcome in the presence of licensing. Depending on the cost of innovation, licensing may either increase or reduce the strength of the patent protection.


Exploring The Impact Of Race On Mental Health Service Utilization Among African Americans And Whites With Severe Mental Illness, Michelle D. Hampton, Linda Chafetz, Mary C. White 2009 Samuel Merritt University

Exploring The Impact Of Race On Mental Health Service Utilization Among African Americans And Whites With Severe Mental Illness, Michelle D. Hampton, Linda Chafetz, Mary C. White

Michelle DeCoux Hampton

BACKGROUND: Disparities among African Americans and Whites with severe mental illness have been identified in numerous studies. Yet it remains unknown if disparities are associated with race or other vulnerabilities common to this population.

OBJECTIVES: This study used the Behavioral Model for Vulnerable Populations to examine mental health service utilization among 155 African Americans and Whites with severe mental illness for 12 months after discharge from a residential crisis program.

DESIGN: This cross-sectional study was a secondary analysis of data from a randomized trial.

RESULTS: Race did not emerge as a significant predictor of mental health service utilization. Factors associated ...


Subsidiarity: Challenging The Top Down Bias, Scott Kelley 2009 DePaul University

Subsidiarity: Challenging The Top Down Bias, Scott Kelley

Scott Kelley

Global poverty has received significant attention in the past decade, particularly after the adoption of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals in 2002. Commentators and ethicists like Peter Singer have long held that the wealthy of the world have an obligation to help the poor. While the sentiments may be positive, there are real harms that have come from this kind of top down thinking. Subsidiarity, to the contrary, is a much more realistic and morally tenable approach to global poverty.


Punishing Pregnant Drug-Using Women: Defying Law, Medicine, And Common Sense, Jeanne M. Flavin PhD, Lynn M. Paltrow JD 2009 Fordham University

Punishing Pregnant Drug-Using Women: Defying Law, Medicine, And Common Sense, Jeanne M. Flavin Phd, Lynn M. Paltrow Jd

Jeanne M Flavin

The arrests, detentions, prosecutions, and other legal actions taken against drug-dependent pregnant women distract attention from significant social problems, such as our lack of universal health care, the dearth of policies to support pregnant and parenting women, the absence of social supports for children, and the overall failure of the drug war. The attempts to “protect the fetus” undertaken through the criminal justice system (as well as in family and drug courts) actually undermine maternal and fetal health and discourage efforts to identify and implement effective strategies for addressing the needs of pregnant drug users and their families. In this ...


Pragmatic Impairments, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Pragmatic Impairments, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

This review essay addresses the question, "What, properly speaking, is a pragmatic impairment?" Drawing on work from two recent books, it presents three possible answers, and evaluates them.


Measuring Poverty And Human Capital Development In Sudan, Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed 2009 Department of Economics. Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan

Measuring Poverty And Human Capital Development In Sudan, Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed

Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed

Catastrophes in Sudan are of many dimensions. Food security is a chronic and intrinsic problem in Sub Saharan Africa which is a fact recognized by the international society. Political instability, civil wars and finally recent secession of its Southern part is another fact which may be taken as a vivid example for other regions of that previously largest African country to be followed. The present paper introduces an analysis and assessment of measurements for human development indices in Sudan. It is empirically concluded that human welfare is invisible. The parameters are very low. Strategies are needed to provide for basic ...


Emergent Approaches To Diversity And Social Justice In Higher Education, Lori Patton, Riyad Shahjahan, Osei-Kofi Nana 2009 University of Denver

Emergent Approaches To Diversity And Social Justice In Higher Education, Lori Patton, Riyad Shahjahan, Osei-Kofi Nana

Lori Patton Davis

No abstract provided.


Centering Social Justice In The Study Of Higher Education: The Challenges And Possibilities For Institutional Change, Nana Osei-Kofi, Riyad Shahjahan, Lori Patton 2009 Iowa State University

Centering Social Justice In The Study Of Higher Education: The Challenges And Possibilities For Institutional Change, Nana Osei-Kofi, Riyad Shahjahan, Lori Patton

Lori Patton Davis

No abstract provided.


Cypriot In-Dependence And The Problem Of Sovereignty, Costas M. Constantinou 2009 University of Cyprus

Cypriot In-Dependence And The Problem Of Sovereignty, Costas M. Constantinou

Costas M. Constantinou

States have strange beginnings; more so postcolonial ones.
They can begin as settlements of incarceration for criminal Europeans (Australia). Or as
projects of restorative justice making up for racist criminality and mass extermination (Israel). Or
as sites of repatriation for emancipated Africans after centuries of slavery, rehabilitating through
intra-colonialism (Liberia). States can come into being within imperial spaces of control, within
territories and borders imagined by others (the case with most African states). States can succeed
colonial rule over disparate lands and islands, tasked to govern a diverse pool of ethno-cultural
communities (e.g. Indonesia, Philippines, Burma and Papua New ...


Sustaining Global Hope: Sovereignty, Power And The Transformation Of Diplomacy, Costas M. Constantinou, James Der Derian 2009 University of Cyprus

Sustaining Global Hope: Sovereignty, Power And The Transformation Of Diplomacy, Costas M. Constantinou, James Der Derian

Costas M. Constantinou

In what ways can diplomacy be restored as a virtue rather than being seen as a negative concept characterised by guile and deception? How can it move beyond mere advocacy of interests and be allowed to truly experiment with the reconciliation or coexistence of rival ways of living? How can it build durable relationships, address complex problems, and promote global peace and security? 

Sustainable Diplomacies looks at these questions from different theoretical and practical angles. This highly innovative and topical book draws inspiration from the history of diplomatic thought as well as from environmental, anthropological, religious and postcolonial studies. It ...


Editorial Boletín 'Ciudad Segura' Nº 39. Bienes Culturales: Venta, Jaime F. Erazo Espinosa Arq. 2009 El Colegio de México, A.C. (Colmex)

Editorial Boletín 'Ciudad Segura' Nº 39. Bienes Culturales: Venta, Jaime F. Erazo Espinosa Arq.

Jaime Erazo

El Tráfico Ilícito de Bienes Culturales (TIBC), demanda, entre otras, de tres condiciones para su funcionamiento; la primera se vincula con la debilidad de la legislatura nacional para penalizar esta problemática; la segunda con responsabilizar y focalizar a únicas personas (por ejemplo banqueros) el surgimiento o mantención de cadenas de comercialización ilegal y la consecuente destrucción del patrimonio; y la tercera con preocupantes vacios conscientes de valor de los/as ciudadanos/as por lo que fue y lo que es nuestra historia y nuestra cultura. Demanda también, para su mismo funcionamiento, de opacos y distintos mecanismos: autorizaciones de importación y ...


Principal-Agent Problems In Fisheries, Niels Vestergaard 2009 University of Southern Denmark

Principal-Agent Problems In Fisheries, Niels Vestergaard

Niels Vestergaard

No abstract provided.


Geopolitics Of Film: Valley Of The Wolves-Iraq And Its Reception In Turkey And Beyond, Necati Anaz 2009 Necmettin Erbakan University

Geopolitics Of Film: Valley Of The Wolves-Iraq And Its Reception In Turkey And Beyond, Necati Anaz

Necati Anaz

No abstract provided.


Ütopik Coğrafyalar: On Sekizinci Yüzyıl Avrupa Haritalarındaki Kartuşların Söylemsel Analizi, Necati Anaz 2009 Necmettin Erbakan University

Ütopik Coğrafyalar: On Sekizinci Yüzyıl Avrupa Haritalarındaki Kartuşların Söylemsel Analizi, Necati Anaz

Necati Anaz

No abstract provided.


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