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Departmental Publications In Agricultural Economics 2010, Pamela A. Holmes 2011 University of Nebraska Lincoln

Departmental Publications In Agricultural Economics 2010, Pamela A. Holmes

Faculty Publications: Agricultural Economics

Publications by Faculty, Research Associates and Graduate Students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics in 2010.


The Implications Of Demographic Change For Resource Management In The Northern Forest, Kenneth M. Johnson, Susan I. Stewart 2011 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

The Implications Of Demographic Change For Resource Management In The Northern Forest, Kenneth M. Johnson, Susan I. Stewart

Sociology Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Past Successes And Future Prospects For Nebraska Agriculture, Ray Supalla 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Past Successes And Future Prospects For Nebraska Agriculture, Ray Supalla

Cornhusker Economics

When I joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty in 1976, Nebraska had 5.5 million irrigated acres, irrigated corn yields averaged 115 bushels per acre, irrigation water was worth $25 per acre per year, center pivot irrigated land was selling for $1,000 per acre, net farm income averaged $0.8 billion per year and both groundwater pumping and nitrogen fertilization practices were unrestricted. Today as I prepare to retire, Nebraska has 8.5 million irrigated acres, irrigated corn yields average 186 bushels, irrigation water is worth more than $100 per acre per year, pivot irrigated land is selling for ...


2011 July, Office of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University. 2011 Morehead State University

2011 July, Office Of Communications & Marketing, Morehead State University.

Morehead State Press Release Archives

Press releases for July of 2011.


Heard On The Net: Rambling Through The Web, Jill Emery 2011 Portland State University

Heard On The Net: Rambling Through The Web, Jill Emery

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

This column explores Amazon's decision to allow Kindle library check-outs of e-books via OverDrive, STM statement regarding authors’ rights, the UNESCO announcement of their Global Access Portal, and the news of the passing of John Merriman.


Staff Terminations In The Church: A Beastly Endeavor, James Shoopman 2011 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Staff Terminations In The Church: A Beastly Endeavor, James Shoopman

Publications

Excerpt from article: "I suspect I have felt a similar beast on the prowl in Christian congregations more often than any of us should have. Perhaps you too have seen abusive and overly authoritarian pastors dismissed. Predatory church members are sometimes openly "disfellowshiped" or privately "disinvited." However, even such measures on the part of a congregation may sometimes become the use and abuse of power. We do not always recognize the abuse of power when we see it."


Technology In Practice. Tutorials That Matter: Learning Objects In The Library Instruction Program, Meredith G. Farkas 2011 Portland State University

Technology In Practice. Tutorials That Matter: Learning Objects In The Library Instruction Program, Meredith G. Farkas

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

In this article the author discusses the benefits of library online tutorials. She suggests that while many academic libraries offer online learning tools for patrons, such as interactive sessions and online versions of paper handouts, many other libraries do not recognize the potential impact of online tutorials. Topics include the replacement of face-to-face instruction due to slowed staff growth and the Library Online Basic Orientation (LOBO) offered at North Carolina State University.


Evolution Of A President: John F. Kennedy And Berlin, Nicholas Labinski 2011 Marquette University

Evolution Of A President: John F. Kennedy And Berlin, Nicholas Labinski

Master's Theses (2009 -)

This paper examines John F. Kennedy's rhetoric concerning the Berlin Crisis (1961-1963). Three major speeches are analyzed: Kennedy's Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Berlin Crisis, the Address at Rudolph Wilde Platz and the Address at the Free University. The study interrogates the rhetorical strategies implemented by Kennedy in confronting Khrushchev over the explosive situation in Berlin. The paper attempts to answer the following research questions: What is the historical context that helped frame the rhetorical situation Kennedy faced? What rhetorical strategies and tactics did Kennedy employ in these speeches? How might Kennedy's ...


African American Men Facing Homelessness And Co-Occurring Disorders: A Qualitative Investigation Of Multiple Stigmas, Rebecca C. Mayor 2011 Marquette University

African American Men Facing Homelessness And Co-Occurring Disorders: A Qualitative Investigation Of Multiple Stigmas, Rebecca C. Mayor

Dissertations (2009 -)

Homelessness is a pervasive and problematic phenomenon, and programs designed to assist individuals experiencing homelessness and reduce homelessness face a number of challenges. One such challenge involves difficulty engaging and retaining clientele experiencing homelessness in supportive services (Bhui et al., 2006; Ng & McQuistion, 2004; Padgett et al., 2008). The literature suggests that one explanation for this difficulty may involve the stigmatization experiences that individuals facing homelessness accumulate over time; previous studies have indicated that holding a marginalized position in society may make individuals experiencing homelessness more reluctant to engage in services (because of social rejection fears) and/or more sensitive to injustices ...


(Wp 2011-05) 'Til Recession Do Us Part: Booms, Busts, And Divorce In The United States, Abdur Chowdhury 2011 Marquette University

(Wp 2011-05) 'Til Recession Do Us Part: Booms, Busts, And Divorce In The United States, Abdur Chowdhury

Economics Working Papers

A general hypothesis regarding the impact of permanent income levels and business cycle fluctuations on divorce rate at the state level in the United States is analyzed in the paper. Using data for 45 states over the 1978-2009 sample period, the paper shows that the higher the level of transitory income, the higher is the incidence of divorce. In other words, divorce is pro-cyclical. Why do divorce decrease during recession and increase during expansion? When an economy is in crisis and people’s incomes are low, the cost of divorce will prevent a couple from divorcing irrespective of the quality ...


Development Of A Proposed Community Action Plan For The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Alicia Milla, Alexis Rodriguez 2011 University of San Diego

Development Of A Proposed Community Action Plan For The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Alicia Milla, Alexis Rodriguez

Community Engagement and Collaboration

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is a national organization that was started back in 1970 by two mothers of sons with type 1 diabetes. Since its founding, JDRF has awarded more than $1.5 billion to diabetes research around the world, including $9.9 million of research in San Diego. JDRF is a volunteer-driven organization with thousands of volunteers in locations worldwide. While JDRF is working hard to find a cure and improve the lives of those living with type 1 diabetes, it also has a goal of providing volunteer-led support programs to people with type 1 diabetes and ...


Gla Officer Candidates, 2011 Kennesaw State University

Gla Officer Candidates

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Infertility Treatment And Fertility-Specific Distress: A Longitudinal Analysis Of A Population-Based Sample Of U.S. Women, Arthur L. Greil, Julia McQuillan, Michele Lowry, Karina M. Shreffler 2011 Alfred University

Infertility Treatment And Fertility-Specific Distress: A Longitudinal Analysis Of A Population-Based Sample Of U.S. Women, Arthur L. Greil, Julia Mcquillan, Michele Lowry, Karina M. Shreffler

Sociology Department, Faculty Publications

Because research on infertile women usually uses clinic-based samples of treatment seekers, it is difficult to sort out to what extent distress is the result of the condition of infertility itself and to what extent it is a consequence of the experience of infertility treatment. We use the National Survey of Fertility Barriers, a two-wave national probability sample of U.S. women, to disentangle the effects of infertility and infertility treatment on fertilityspecific distress. Using a series of ANOVAs, we examine 266 infertile women who experienced infertility both at Wave 1 and at Wave 2, three years later. We compare ...


Peers Don't Let Peers Perish: Encouraging Research And Scholarship Among Junior Library Faculty, Jill Cirasella, Maura A. Smale 2011 The Graduate Center, CUNY

Peers Don't Let Peers Perish: Encouraging Research And Scholarship Among Junior Library Faculty, Jill Cirasella, Maura A. Smale

Publications and Research

Traditional mentoring has many benefits, but peer mentoring can also offer a valuable support structure along the road to tenure. The Junior Faculty Research Roundtable (JFRR) is a peer-mentoring group for junior library faculty at the colleges and graduate schools of the City University of New York (CUNY). Created to encourage junior library faculty in their scholarly endeavors, JFRR organizes professional development events and facilitates in-person and online conversations on research, writing, and publishing. Now two years old, the group has transformed a large number of scattered junior library faculty into a supportive community of scholars.


Smu Celebrates Its 8th Batch Of 1,819 Graduates, Singapore Management University 2011 Singapore Management University

Smu Celebrates Its 8th Batch Of 1,819 Graduates, Singapore Management University

SMU Press Releases

No abstract provided.


Gender, Interdisciplinarity And Global Food Crises, Marianna Khachaturyan, Ann Mari May, Gale Summerfield 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Gender, Interdisciplinarity And Global Food Crises, Marianna Khachaturyan, Ann Mari May, Gale Summerfield

Cornhusker Economics

Higher education plays a pivotal role in analyzing and offering potential solutions to the world’s problems, and seldom have the world’s economic and social problems appeared more critical. As the world’s population increases and faces the unpredictable effects of climate change and begins to come to terms with the possibility of peak oil and its implications, we face rising concerns about food security and global food crises.

As we work to address these growing concerns it is increasingly apparent that our research must be interdisciplinary in nature. Because women play critical roles in the supply and consumption ...


Tragedies Of Globalization: The Truth Behind Electronics Sweatshops, China Labor Watch 2011 Cornell University ILR School

Tragedies Of Globalization: The Truth Behind Electronics Sweatshops, China Labor Watch

Globalization and the Workplace

No abstract provided.


To Walk The Earth In Safety, PM WRA 2011 U.S. Department of State

To Walk The Earth In Safety, Pm Wra

Global CWD Repository

Welcome to the 10th edition of To Walk The Earth In Safety. Our annual report details the United States’ Conventional Weapons Destruction (CWD) Program, a collaborative effort by the Department of State, Department of Defense, United States Agency for International Development, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the Department of Health and Human Services. These agencies strive to help countries recover from conflict and create safe, secure environments to rebuild infrastructure, return displaced citizens to their homes and livelihoods, and establish situations conducive to stability, nonviolence, and democracy.

From its initial focus on landmines dating back to ...


Crowding-Out Effect Of The Current Food Stamp Subsidy Scheme, Yi ZHANG 2011 Singapore Management University

Crowding-Out Effect Of The Current Food Stamp Subsidy Scheme, Yi Zhang

Research Collection School Of Economics

We construct a model to illustrate that the current food stamp subsidy scheme fails to achieve its stated aim due to the crowding-out effect. More specifically, if the household income is sufficiently low, only a corner solution exists, and a full subsidy is needed.


How Does The Fictional Tv Marriage Influence A Young Adult's Own Perceptions About Marriage?, Gina A. Svedsen 2011 University of Nebraska at Omaha

How Does The Fictional Tv Marriage Influence A Young Adult's Own Perceptions About Marriage?, Gina A. Svedsen

Student Work

This study explored the relationship between television influence and the young adult‘s perception of marriage. The participants were 178, college-aged males and females (median age 20) from a large Midwestern university. How much television participants watched and the types of programs they watched were examined. Participants were asked where they got their information about marriage and how they thought marriage was displayed on TV. Two hypotheses were tested -- H1: Female students are more likely than male students to use TV programs for ideas on what marriage is really like; H2: Television has a greater influence over female students than ...


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