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Gis: A Rising Tool In The Geoarchaeologist's Toolbox, Erin Wayman 2010 Selected Works

Gis: A Rising Tool In The Geoarchaeologist's Toolbox, Erin Wayman

Daniel A. Contreras

Researchers use GIS to see ancient landscapes, trace historical water use and preserve archaeological sites.


Review: William Connolly--A World Of Becoming, Robert W. Glover 2010 University of Maine - Main

Review: William Connolly--A World Of Becoming, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

No abstract provided.


Producing Law For Innovation, Gillian K. Hadfield 2010 University of Southern California Law

Producing Law For Innovation, Gillian K. Hadfield

Gillian K Hadfield

In this chapter I first discuss why we need to think of legal infrastructure as economic infrastructure requiring focused economic policymaking, what is wrong with our existing legal infrastructure and why we need to change our modes of legal production. I then set out a vision of what greater reliance on market-based production of legal infrastructure could look like. Finally, I suggest some concrete steps that policymakers can take to move us toward a more open, competitive system of legal production. These include 1) opening up access to the provision of legal services, such as by establishing a federal licensing ...


Sesión 15: Comercio Electrónico, Mario A. Pinzón MAPC 2010 Selected Works

Sesión 15: Comercio Electrónico, Mario A. Pinzón Mapc

Mario A Pinzón Camargo

No abstract provided.


Adaptive Responses To Flooding Incidents In Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Habiba I. Jimoh, Kayode A. Iroye 2010 University of Ilorin

Adaptive Responses To Flooding Incidents In Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Habiba I. Jimoh, Kayode A. Iroye

Confluence Journal of Environmental Studies (CJES), Kogi State University, Nigeria

Incidents of floods which are mainly caused by changes in landuse is fast becoming a city life experience in Ilorin as in most urban centres in Nigeria causing untold hardships and sometimes loss of lives. This extreme hydro-meteorological event is also being exacerbated by climate change which thus calls for adaptive response by residents towards reducing its risks, hence this study. Data used were generated from direct field measurements and questionnaire administration. Descriptive statistics and cross tabulations were used in analyzing the data. Results obtained indicate that most respondents use a wide range of non-structural adaptive response to flood. The ...


Radically Rethinking Citizenship: Disaggregation, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Politics Of Immigration In The United States, Robert W. Glover 2010 University of Maine - Main

Radically Rethinking Citizenship: Disaggregation, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Politics Of Immigration In The United States, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

The status of citizenship and the rights extended to non-citizens are among the most contentious and hotly-debated political issues in numerous Western polities. Some scholars, most notably Seyla Benhabib, have deemed the contemporary changes a ‘disaggregation of rights claims’, in which the interplay between ideals of particularism and universalism lead to an ‘unbundling’ of civil, political, and social rights with formal national membership. Yet this theoretical framing harbors deficiencies which complicate our understanding of the contemporary politics of immigration. In this piece, I critically examine this account to show both its theoretical shortcomings and the incomplete explanations to which these ...


Public Libraries In The Lives Of Young Readers, Paulette Rothbauer, Virginia A. Walter, Kathleen Weibel 2010 Western University

Public Libraries In The Lives Of Young Readers, Paulette Rothbauer, Virginia A. Walter, Kathleen Weibel

Paulette Rothbauer

Youth services in public libraries have always been characterized by good intentions and commitment to
patrons’ personal choice: to select, to question, and to know. The public library has changed and grown since
its Progressive Era beginnings, and the leadership for much of this change has come from youth services librarians
in their work on behalf of young library users, whether this involves summer programming or digital
media development. This chapter’s three scholars bring a wealth of public library experience to this endeavor,
as they describe the past, present, and future of public library service to young people in ...


Tourist Experience: Contemporary Perspectives, Philip Stone Dr 2010 University of Central Lancashire

Tourist Experience: Contemporary Perspectives, Philip Stone Dr

Dr Philip Stone

To consume tourism is to consume experiences. An understanding of the ways in which tourists experience the places and people they visit is therefore fundamental to the study of the consumption of tourism. Consequently, it is not surprising that attention has long been paid in the tourism literature to particular perspectives on the tourist experience, including demand factors, tourist motivation, typologies of tourists and issues related to authenticity, commodification, image and perception. However, as tourism has continued to expand in both scale and scope, and as tourists’ needs and expectations have become more diverse and complex in response to transformations ...


Clinical Subjectivation: Anthropologies Of Contemporary Biomedical Training., Seth M. Holmes PhD, MD, Angela C. Jenks PhD, Scott Stonington PhD, MD 2010 University of California - Berkeley

Clinical Subjectivation: Anthropologies Of Contemporary Biomedical Training., Seth M. Holmes Phd, Md, Angela C. Jenks Phd, Scott Stonington Phd, Md

Seth M. Holmes PhD, MD

No abstract provided.


Modeling The Influence Of Investigator Bias On The Elicitation Of True And False Confessions, Fadia M. Narchet, Christian A. Meissner, Melissa B. Russano 2010 University of New Haven

Modeling The Influence Of Investigator Bias On The Elicitation Of True And False Confessions, Fadia M. Narchet, Christian A. Meissner, Melissa B. Russano

Melissa B. Russano, Ph.D.

The aim of this study was to model various social and cognitive processes believed to be associated with true and false confessions by exploring the link between investigative biases and what occurs in the interrogation room. Using the Russano et al. (Psychol Sci 16:481–486, 2005) paradigm, this study explored how perceptions of guilt influenced the frequency and type of interrogation tactics used, suspect’s perceptions of the interrogation process, the likelihood of confession, and investigator’s resulting perceptions of culpability. Results suggested that investigator bias led to the increased use of minimization tactics and thereby increased the likelihood ...


Finmeccanica Amid International Market And State Control, Raul Caruso, Andrea Locatelli 2010 Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Institute of Economic Policy

Finmeccanica Amid International Market And State Control, Raul Caruso, Andrea Locatelli

Raul Caruso

Finmeccanica is the eighth largest arms manufacturer on a world scale. The article explains and discusses its recent evolution. In particular, we discuss the broader privatisation program implemented by the government as a response to the 1992 financial crisis. Finally, we will present our conclusions on how the interplay of domestic factors and external pressures accounts for Finmeccanica‟s peculiar trends. This result, especially Finmeccanica‟s performance, is the consequence of a deep transformation occurred in the past 10 to 15 years in both the industrial base and national defence policy. The two processes appear to be somehow inter-related.


Who Volunteers? Constructing A Hybrid Theory, Susan M. Chambre, Christopher J. Einolf 2010 DePaul University

Who Volunteers? Constructing A Hybrid Theory, Susan M. Chambre, Christopher J. Einolf

Christopher J Einolf

This paper is an effort to initiate the development of a hybrid theory of volunteering. It describes three major theoretical perspectives: sociological theories which stress the importance of social context, social integration and social networks; prosocial and value orientations which emphasize the impact of individuals’ attitudes and beliefs regarding the importance of altruistic behavior and a sense of social responsibility; and resource theories that focus on the human capital and economic factors which both allow individuals to volunteer in meaningful ways and make them attractive to organizations.

Using the Midlife in the United States dataset, we operationalized the three theories ...


Nico-Teen: Neural Substrates That Mediate Adolescent Tobacco Abuse., Laura O'Dell 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Nico-Teen: Neural Substrates That Mediate Adolescent Tobacco Abuse., Laura O'Dell

Laura Elena O'Dell

No abstract provided.


The Ethics Of Sin Taxes, Rebecca D. Green 2010 Kennesaw State University

The Ethics Of Sin Taxes, Rebecca D. Green

Rebecca D. Green

The current global economic crisis is forcing governments to consider a variety of methods to generate funds for infrastructure. In the United States, smoking-related illness and an obesity epidemic are forcing public health institutions to consider a variety of methods to influence health behaviors of entire target groups. In this paper, the author uses a public health nursing model, the Public Health Code of Ethics (Public Health Leadership Society, 2002), the American Nurses' Association (ANA) Code of Ethics (2001), and other relevant ethical theory to weigh and balance the arguments for and against the use of sin taxes. A position ...


Civil Society And Democratic Governace In Nigeria, 2010 Department of Political Science, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria

Civil Society And Democratic Governace In Nigeria

kash_1465@yahoo.co.in

The return to civilian rule in 1999 it was thought, had settled Nigeria’s problem of misgovernance and it was hoped that a formal transition from militarism (militarizzare) to democracy would usher in a new era of democratic order which will in turn enhance good governance based on the democratic principles of respect of basic rights, rule of law, provision of basic amenities, political stability and economic development. But after about eleven years of uninterrupted democratic experimentation, this has proved to be a mirage. Nigeria continues to suffer from insincere leadership even as the political situation worsens threatening hopes for ...


Intra-Industry Trade In The Automobile Sector: The Portugese Experience, Nuno Carlos Leitão 2010 ESGTS, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, and CEFAGE, Évora, University

Intra-Industry Trade In The Automobile Sector: The Portugese Experience, Nuno Carlos Leitão

Nuno Carlos Leitão

∗This study examines the determinants of intra-industry trade (IIT), horizontal IIT (HIIT) and vertical IIT (VIIT) in the automobile industry in Portugal. The trade in this sector between Portugal and the European Union (EU-27) was examined, between 1995 and 2008. These results indicate that intra-industry trade occurs more frequently among countries that are similar in terms of factor endowments. The findings support the theory that, in general, there is no positive statistical association between HIIT and Heckscher-Ohlin variables. We also introduce the economic dimension, and common border; these proxies confirm the positive effects in bilateral trade. Our results also confirm ...


Interlinked Factor Markets And Allocative Efficiency.Doc, Dr. Arindam Laha, Dr.Pravat Kumar Kuri 2010 The University of Burdwan

Interlinked Factor Markets And Allocative Efficiency.Doc, Dr. Arindam Laha, Dr.Pravat Kumar Kuri

Dr. Arindam Laha

The issue of the implication of interlinkage of factor markets on the allocative efficiency level of the farm households deserves a special attention in the light of the controversy among two distinct schools of thought: the Neoclassical and the Marxist. An attempt has been made in the paper to measure allocative and cost efficiencies of the interlinked holding vis-à-vis a comparable group of non-interlinked holding in the framework of Data Envelopment Analysis. Empirical evidence establishes the Neo-Classical proposition that interlinked factor markets can be considered as one of the “efficiency improving institutional change” in rural agrarian economy. 


¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Un fantasma se cierne sobre América Latina: el fantasma de la violencia. Contra este fantasma se han conjurado en santa unión todos los organismos de cooperación internacional, los gobiernos de nuestros países, los partidos políticos de todos los signos, los medios de comunicación y las sociedades victimizadas. Es un fantasma porque es la imagen de las personas muertas que, según dice, se les aparece permanentemente a los vivos; y se les aparece com percepción porque existe un aumento significativo de las tasas de homicidio, que en 25 años se han duplicado: se pasó de los 12 homicidios por cien mil ...


Our Aims As Library Instructors: Context, Value, And Ownership - Selected Resources, Jennifer Link Jones 2010 Georgia State University

Our Aims As Library Instructors: Context, Value, And Ownership - Selected Resources, Jennifer Link Jones

Jennifer L. Jones

No abstract provided.


The Wild Hunt: An Early Attempt To Rationalize Life After Death, Lizzy A. Walker 2010 Boise State University

The Wild Hunt: An Early Attempt To Rationalize Life After Death, Lizzy A. Walker

Lizzy A. Walker

In the Middle Ages, the concept of death in Western culture was as enigmatic as it is in present time. Emotional and psychological reactions regarding death varied, according to the folklore and culture of the people involved; both scholarly and popular beliefs formed to help facilitate the mourning process for individuals and communities alike. One of the most interesting popular stories that arose, spanning a wide variety of different regions and time periods and retold for various purposes, is the legend of the Wild Hunt. While aspects of this legend vary, the central theme is the same. It is always ...


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