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Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary DuDell 2011 University of South Florida

Making It Real: Faculty Collaboration To Create Video Content, Claudia J. Dold, Gary Dudell

Claudia J. Dold

Interest in integrative health care is a growing area of health practice, combining conventional medical treatments with safe and effective complementary and alternative medicine. These modalities relate to both improving physical and psychological well-being, and enhancing conventional talk therapy. In an interdisciplinary collaboration, teaching and library faculty have created a series of sixteen on-line video interviews that introduce practitioner-relevant experiences to students as supplemental course material. These videos are available through the department web-pages to students in other related disciplines as well, including Social Work, Counselor Education, Psychology, and the Colleges of Public Health, Nursing, and Medicine. The video series ...


The Oecd And Phases In The International Political Economy, 1961-2011, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes 2011 Selected Works

The Oecd And Phases In The International Political Economy, 1961-2011, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes

Judith Clifton

In 2011, the OECD turned fifty. To provide a broad foundation for further thinking on this organization, we analyse its evolution over half a century from two perspectives: phases in the international political economy and the literature on IPE. By so doing, we uncover two paradoxes. Firstly, we find that the organization’s evolution closely mirrored major phases in the postwar international political economy until recently. However, the OECD’s long-term dependence on theWest has now become an obstacle to its efforts to adapt to the latest phase, characterised by the rise of non-Western powers. Secondly, we show that, during ...


Contract, Mirah Riben 2011 Selected Works

Contract, Mirah Riben

Mirah Riben

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Karen Alter, The European Court's Power Selected Essays, Arthur Dyevre 2011 Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law

Book Review: Karen Alter, The European Court's Power Selected Essays, Arthur Dyevre

Arthur Dyevre

No abstract provided.


Incentives And Disincentives Of Reproduction: Women’S Educational Attainment And Fertility Decisions In Singapore, Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun 2011 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Incentives And Disincentives Of Reproduction: Women’S Educational Attainment And Fertility Decisions In Singapore, Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun

Shirley SUN

No abstract provided.


The Potential Of Iconography As A Method In The Development Of A New Garden Identity, Mina Kaboudarahangi, Osman Mohd Tahir, Mustafa Kamal M.S 2011 Universiti Putra Malaysia

The Potential Of Iconography As A Method In The Development Of A New Garden Identity, Mina Kaboudarahangi, Osman Mohd Tahir, Mustafa Kamal M.S

Mina Kaboudarahangi

Garden design has been described as a category of fine arts and, it has a long time interrelationship with the art of painting. Gardens can be defined as works of art due to their artistic values. Therefore, like other artifacts, they can be studied and recognized by their specific icons. Numerous famous historical gardens in the world are recognized through their individual icons. However, newly developing gardens do not yet posses any icons that represent them. Nevertheless, these new gardens should be developed, recognized and identified through their particular icons, to exhibit their exclusive identities. Hence, this paper will discuss ...


Designing Carbon Taxation Schemes For Automobiles: A Simulation Exercise For Germany, Adamos Adamou, Sofronis Clerides, Theodoros Zachariadis 2011 University of Cyprus

Designing Carbon Taxation Schemes For Automobiles: A Simulation Exercise For Germany, Adamos Adamou, Sofronis Clerides, Theodoros Zachariadis

Theodoros Zachariadis

Vehicle taxation based on CO2 emissions is increasingly being adopted worldwide in order to shift consumer purchases to low-carbon cars, yet little is known about the effectiveness and overall economic impact of these schemes. We focus on feebate schemes, which impose a fee on high-carbon vehicles and give a rebate to purchasers of low-carbon automobiles. We estimate a discrete choice model of demand for automobiles in Germany and simulate the impact of alternative feebate schemes on emissions, consumer welfare, public revenues and firm profits. The analysis shows that a well-designed scheme can lead to emission reductions without reducing overall welfare.


Changes In Maternal Health And Health Behaviors As A Function Of Homelessness., Jung Min Park, Angela Fertig, Stephen Metraux 2011 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Changes In Maternal Health And Health Behaviors As A Function Of Homelessness., Jung Min Park, Angela Fertig, Stephen Metraux

Stephen Metraux

This longitudinal study examines the influence of homelessness on maternal health and health behaviors. Using data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, it follows 2,631 families from 20 large US cities over 5 years. Over that period, 9.8 percent of the sample reportedly experienced at least one homeless spell and an additional 23.6 percent experienced one or more doubled-up episodes. Estimated rates of disability, depression, and anxiety are two to three times higher for the homeless group than for those with no homeless spell. Mothers who become homeless are found to have poorer health outcomes ...


Perceptions And Actions: Relationships Of Views On Risk With Citation Actions Of Nanotechnology Scientists, Jan Youtie, Philip Shapira, Stephen Carley, Elizabeth A. Corley, Dietram A. Scheufele 2011 Georgia Institute of Technology

Perceptions And Actions: Relationships Of Views On Risk With Citation Actions Of Nanotechnology Scientists, Jan Youtie, Philip Shapira, Stephen Carley, Elizabeth A. Corley, Dietram A. Scheufele

Philip Shapira

This study links survey data on scientists' societal perceptions of nanotechnology with publication data to understand the extent of association between societal perspectives held by nanoscientists and publication actions. Specifically, we explore the relationship between scientists' attitudes in two areas and their actions in citing nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety (EHS) publications. This relationship is examined by linking responses from participants in the University of Wisconsin's Nanotechnology and Society Survey of nanoscientists with publication data from the Georgia Tech global nanotechnology database. The likelihood of citing EHS publications is estimated as a function of the two societal perception variables ...


The Impact Of Mandatory Supervised Release (Msr) And Time Served On Idoc's Population, David E. Olson, Donald Stemen 2011 Loyola University Chicago

The Impact Of Mandatory Supervised Release (Msr) And Time Served On Idoc's Population, David E. Olson, Donald Stemen

David E. Olson

This presentation provided an overview of the impact that violators of Mandatory Supervised Release (MSR or "parole") had on Illinois' prison admissions and prison population as well as an overview of changes in sentences and time served by those admitted to prison in Illinois.


The Challenges Of Electoral Process Institutions Of The Zanzibar And Union Elections Of 1995, 2000 And 2005: Anything New With The Election Expenses Act, 2010?, Conrad John Masabo Mr. 2011 Dar es Salaam University College of Education

The Challenges Of Electoral Process Institutions Of The Zanzibar And Union Elections Of 1995, 2000 And 2005: Anything New With The Election Expenses Act, 2010?, Conrad John Masabo Mr.

Conrad John Masabo Mr.

Though it is true that elections alone do not guarantee proper functioning of democracies, they are the most convenient means of effecting orderly political successions of office bearers. But for elections to become credible instruments to political succession its adherence to the rules of the game as well as procedures which had been agreed upon by players themselves. In that regard the constitutional and legal framework governing the electoral processes have been always central and among the fundamental issues during elections. They thus constitute most important decrees in setting conditions under which elections are conducted in a country. This paper ...


Inno-Policy Trendchart Mini Country Report- China, Li Tang, Yin Li 2011 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

Inno-Policy Trendchart Mini Country Report- China, Li Tang, Yin Li

Li Tang

No abstract provided.


Duyguları Sergileme Kuralları Ve Bağlamsal Belirleyicileri: Türkiye’De Üniversite Öğrencileri Ile Yapılan Bir Araştırma (Emotional Display Rules And Their Contextual Determinants: An Investigation With University Students In Turkey), Hale Bolak Boratav, Diane Sunar, Bilge Ataca 2011 Istanbul Bilgi University

Duyguları Sergileme Kuralları Ve Bağlamsal Belirleyicileri: Türkiye’De Üniversite Öğrencileri Ile Yapılan Bir Araştırma (Emotional Display Rules And Their Contextual Determinants: An Investigation With University Students In Turkey), Hale Bolak Boratav, Diane Sunar, Bilge Ataca

Diane Sunar

Part of a larger cross-cultural study, the research reported here investigated emotional display rules in Turkey. 234 university students in Istanbul (151 female) completed The Display Rule Assessment Inventory (DRAI) (Matsumoto et al. 2008). The participants were asked what their response should be when experiencing each of 7 basic emotions (anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise) in either a private or public setting, with each of 20 targets (family members, friends or acquaintances, professors, etc.). The most fundamental finding was that display rules differ according to the emotion being experienced and the social context. Display of happiness had ...


Inspection, Mirah Riben 2011 Selected Works

Inspection, Mirah Riben

Mirah Riben

No abstract provided.


Catholic-Jewish Declaration On Sacred Places And Religious Freedom, Lawrence E. Frizzell 2011 Seton Hall University

Catholic-Jewish Declaration On Sacred Places And Religious Freedom, Lawrence E. Frizzell

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell, S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil.

Attacks on persons and sanctuaries in many countries continue to be all too frequent. Representatives of the Holy See and the International Jewish Committee for Interfaith Consultations (IJCIC) crafted a declaration, which should be presented again to educators because in places the younger generation in North America, Israel, Libya and elsewhere has not been guided to respect the inherent dignity of every human being and the nature of holy places.


El Secreto Del Éxito: Presidentes Y Cártles Legislativos En Uruguay, Daniel Chasquetti 2011 Instituto de Ciencia Política, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República

El Secreto Del Éxito: Presidentes Y Cártles Legislativos En Uruguay, Daniel Chasquetti

Daniel Chasquetti

In the last two decades the Uruguayan political system has shown a cooperative relationship between the two government branches. he Executives were able to pass their legislative agenda in an eicient way by building cartel-party at the Houses. his article proposes an explanation based on the theoretical developments of Cox and McCubbins (1993 and 2005), about the creation of legislative cartels in Uruguay. In particular, the article explains how constitutes a central authority in the House where the executive holds a dominant inluence, and how that authority usurps and controls the agenda power. I also present new evidence about the ...


Overview Of The Public Health Pbrn Program, Glen Mays 2011 University of Kentucky

Overview Of The Public Health Pbrn Program, Glen Mays

Glen Mays

The Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks Program is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that supports the development of research networks for studying the comparative effectiveness, efficiency and equity of public health strategies deployed in real-world practice settings. A practice-based research network (PBRN) brings multiple public health agencies together with research partners to design and implement studies of population-based strategies that prevent disease and injury and promote health. Participating practitioners and researchers collaborate to identify pressing research questions of interest, design rigorous and relevant studies, execute research effectively, and translate findings rapidly into practice. As such, PBRNs ...


Study On The Anti-Competitive Enforcement Of Intellectual Property Rights: Sham Litigation, Lucia Helena Salgado, Denis B. Barbosa, Graziela F. Zucoloto 2011 Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Study On The Anti-Competitive Enforcement Of Intellectual Property Rights: Sham Litigation, Lucia Helena Salgado, Denis B. Barbosa, Graziela F. Zucoloto

Lucia Helena Salgado

1. The objective of this study was to trace a worldwide frame of the current state of the anticompetitive use of judicial actions in defense of intellectual property, also known as Sham Litigation. Sham litigation has been object of controversy, as it opposes connects the exercise of allegedly legitimate rights to the idea of abuse on its uses, meaning (in economic terms) a strategic use with the objective of harming or excluding a rival from the market. A good and pioneer possible tentative definition for sham litigation in on a strict economic perspective is a predatory or fraudulent litigation with ...


Bringing Instrumentality In: A Theoretical Case For The Role Of Transnational Affiliations In Party-Based Europeanisation, Giorgos Charalambous Dr 2011 PRIO Cyprus Centre and University of Cyprus

Bringing Instrumentality In: A Theoretical Case For The Role Of Transnational Affiliations In Party-Based Europeanisation, Giorgos Charalambous Dr

Giorgos Charalambous

No abstract provided.


Desafios Constitucionais, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2011 Universidade do Porto

Desafios Constitucionais, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

É preciso empreender um contra-ataque constitucional. Não podem os democratas e amigos do Regime saído do 25 de Abril e do sistema político consagrado na Constituição de 76 entrincheirar-se na esperança da mera defesa do que ainda resta de cumprimento da Constituição para além dos formalismos políticos. Os juristas e os constitucionalistas têm especial responsabilidades, mas a todos deve ser dado participar, na medida das suas possibilidades. É preciso mais democracia, mais separação dos poderes, melhor aplicação da Constituição, e mais constitucionalização de todo o Direito. E não diuturna confiscação de direitos. O futuro passa pela Constituição, por muito que ...


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