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Evolving Chineseness, Ethnicity And Business: The Making Of Ethnic Chinese As A 'Market-Dominant Minority' In Indonesia, Chang Yau HOON 2014 Singapore Management University

Evolving Chineseness, Ethnicity And Business: The Making Of Ethnic Chinese As A 'Market-Dominant Minority' In Indonesia, Chang Yau Hoon

Chang Yau HOON

No abstract provided.


Introduction: Coping With Change - Understanding Ethnic Chinese Business Behavior, Chang Yau HOON 2014 Singapore Management University

Introduction: Coping With Change - Understanding Ethnic Chinese Business Behavior, Chang Yau Hoon

Chang Yau HOON

No abstract provided.


Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor 2014 Seton Hall University

Robber Barons And Humbuggers: The Rise Of Philanthropic Museums In Nineteenth-Century New York, Meaghan O'Connor

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

New York City's most recognizable museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Museum of Natural History came to prominence in the second half of the nineteenth century thanks to the support of wealthy benefactors. At the same time, social reformers, mostly Protestant and middle or upper-class, were combating the vice and poverty that they saw in the diversifying city with a moralizing rhetoric of character building. This paper will show that these two movements, the rise of Philanthropic Museums and the Social Reform movement were connected and that the large temple-like museums that thrive to this ...


Designing A Comprehensive Anti-Corruption Strategy For The Private Sector, V-Tsien Gaius Fan 2014 Northeastern University

Designing A Comprehensive Anti-Corruption Strategy For The Private Sector, V-Tsien Gaius Fan

Criminology and Justice Policy Dissertations

I examine the possibility of designing a comprehensive anti-corruption counterstrategy for the private sector. The first prong of my study determines the relationships between the environment, management, and business controls in their effect on combating corruption. Quantitative analysis of data from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys was performed in order to frame a proper context in which measures against corruption can be considered. These relationships were then considered in the subcontext of region, industry, and company size to determine variation. Results show that business controls are generally resilient to the effects of management. Management effects are resilient to environmental ...


What You Don’T Know Can Hurt You: Early Life Course Racial Health Disparities In Undiagnosed Diabetes, Anna C. Bellatorre 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

What You Don’T Know Can Hurt You: Early Life Course Racial Health Disparities In Undiagnosed Diabetes, Anna C. Bellatorre

Sociology Theses, Dissertations, & Student Research

This dissertation addresses several issues related to racial health disparities in undiagnosed diabetes in American young adults in a three-article format. The first chapter examines rates of diabetes severity across age-matched samples of young adults from two large nationally representative studies. Although the purpose of this study was to explore the impact of nonresponse on prevalence estimates, I find that the prevalence discrepancies have less to do with which respondents are missing blood samples and more to do with the samples coming from initial samples that are not equivalent.

The second chapter uses an adaptation of the Stress Process Model ...


Mentors Support Grandfamilies Raising Grandchildren, Susan G. Weinberger 2014 Western Michigan University

Mentors Support Grandfamilies Raising Grandchildren, Susan G. Weinberger

GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy

The role of mentors to provide support to Grandfamilies and their grandchildren is examined in this paper. How youth benefit when they are matched with mentors serving as their external advocates, assisting them and seeking resources for their success in school and life is discussed. Grandfamilies who wish to find mentors for youth need to know what resources are available and how to access them. These resources are also reviewed. In addition. non-profit agencies who design programs to serve Grandfamilies need to follow quality assurance standards. Tips are suggested to make this happen.


Threatening The Fabric Of Our Society: Divorce In Modern Societies, Kirsten Glaeser 2014 Kennesaw State University

Threatening The Fabric Of Our Society: Divorce In Modern Societies, Kirsten Glaeser

Oglethorpe Journal of Undergraduate Research

With fifty percent of marriages ending in a divorce, it is a prevalent occurrence within modern day society. Divorce has become a reality for some families, allowing society to readjust and reconstruct the family paradigm. Despite the negativity that once plagued a recently divorced familie, divorce has become such a common situation within society that the effects are no longer as drastic as they once were; society has learned how to interact with and incorporate divorced families. Society itself is also not as affected by a divorce because it contributes to a couple’s definition of commitment. With the increase ...


Wild Life, Jordan Abel 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Wild Life, Jordan Abel

The Goose

Poetry by Jordan Abel. This poem is composed from 91 public domain Western novels that are freely available on Project Gutenberg. In total, the source text is over 10,000 pages long and is authored by 20 different writers. When all of the novels were searched simultaneously, there were 41 instances of the phrase "wild life." The resulting poem provides a contextual space where the language of a single word or phrase can be read.


Expanding The Circle: New Poets To The Goose, Sonnet L'Abbé 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Expanding The Circle: New Poets To The Goose, Sonnet L'Abbé

The Goose

An introduction to the poets whose work appears in The Goose for the first time in this issue.


Families Continue To Rely On Wives As Breadwinners Post-Recession, Kristin Smith, Andrew Schaefer 2014 University of New Hampshire

Families Continue To Rely On Wives As Breadwinners Post-Recession, Kristin Smith, Andrew Schaefer

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository

This brief presents an analysis of the increased role employed wives played in family economic stability prior to, during, and after the Great Recession, focusing on changes in the contribution of employed wives’ earnings to family earnings by state, region, metropolitan areas, and nonmetro residence. The data in this brief come from the 1989−2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplements of the Current Population Survey. Authors Kristin Smith and Andrew Schaefer report that employed wives’ share of family earnings increased from 44 percent in 2007 to 47 percent in 2009 and remained unchanged at 47 percent through 2012. In addition ...


Policy Impact Assessment: The “Reasonable Break Time” Provision Of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, Merritt Juliano 2014 Fordham University

Policy Impact Assessment: The “Reasonable Break Time” Provision Of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, Merritt Juliano

21st Century Social Justice

Breastfeeding continues to be the most optimal source of nutrition for infants under 6 months of age, and has been associated with a wide variety of infant and maternal health benefits, including protection against certain illnesses and diseases. Most health organizations recommend exclusive breastfeeding for at least the first 6 months post-birth. Despite these recommendations, breastfeeding women, especially those in lower socioeconomic groups face many challenges in our society. Moreover, maternal employment stands as a significant barrier to successful breastfeeding durations. To counter these problems, Section 4207 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act [ACA] was enacted to offer ...


Conditional Cash Transfers, Community, And Empowerment Of Women In Colombia, Harlan Downs-Tepper 2014 Fordham University

Conditional Cash Transfers, Community, And Empowerment Of Women In Colombia, Harlan Downs-Tepper

21st Century Social Justice

In 2001, the Colombian government initiated an experiment in poverty alleviation called Familias en Acción. This conditional cash transfer (CCT) program takes a novel approach to poverty reduction by addressing short- and long-term factors contributing to poverty. Though Colombia’s CCT program is just one of a wave of similar initiatives, its unique context and unexpected social effects, beyond the primary intentions of program designers, differentiate it from other such programs. Drawing on 200 interviews and focus group discussions which he conducted with academic experts, program beneficiaries and program administrators in three Colombian cities, the author finds that an unexpected ...


The Importance Of Access To Benefits Under The Family Medical Leave Act For Low-Income Families For Bonding And Attachment Facilitation With A Fragile Infant And The Role Of The Social Worker, Theresa Stewart Moran 2014 Fordham University

The Importance Of Access To Benefits Under The Family Medical Leave Act For Low-Income Families For Bonding And Attachment Facilitation With A Fragile Infant And The Role Of The Social Worker, Theresa Stewart Moran

21st Century Social Justice

Lack of universal family leave discriminates against low-income families with infants who require care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Birth complications tend to occur more frequently in families living with low socioeconomic status, placing a disproportionate burden on an already vulnerable population. Parents in this group tend to be employed in jobs that do not include the benefit of parental leave. Considering that attachment relationships form as the result of bonding transactions during a critical time in development, limiting contact curtails secure attachment. This, combined with other risk factors, increase the odds of lifelong negative outcomes. Family leave policy ...


Moose: Recollections From A Northern Childhood, Allison K. Athens 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

Moose: Recollections From A Northern Childhood, Allison K. Athens

The Goose

A creative reflection on growing up with moose.


Height And Calories In Early Childhood, Andrew S. Griffen 2014 University of Pennsylvania

Height And Calories In Early Childhood, Andrew S. Griffen

Grand Challenges Canada Economic Returns to Mitigating Early Life Risks Project

This paper estimates a height production function using data from a randomized nutrition intervention conducted in rural Guatemala from 1969 - 1977. Using the experimental intervention as an instrument, the IV estimates of the effect of calories on height are an order of magnitude larger than the OLS estimates. Information from a unique measurement error process in the calorie data, counterfactuals results from the estimated model and external evidence from migration studies suggest that the divergence between the OLS and IV estimates is driven by the LATE interpretation of IV. Attenuation bias corrected OLS estimates of the height production function imply ...


Do-Gooders-Really: Inspired At Colby, These Alumni Choose To Face Society’S Problems Head On, Gerry Boyle 2014 Colby College

Do-Gooders-Really: Inspired At Colby, These Alumni Choose To Face Society’S Problems Head On, Gerry Boyle

Colby Magazine

Inspired at Colby, these alumni, including Catherine McDonough ’99 (above), tackle society’s most daunting problems.


Related Foster Parents Less Likely To Receive Support Services Compared With Nonrelative Foster Parents, Wendy A. Walsh, Marybeth Mattingly 2014 University of New Hampshire

Related Foster Parents Less Likely To Receive Support Services Compared With Nonrelative Foster Parents, Wendy A. Walsh, Marybeth Mattingly

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository

This brief identifies gaps in support services among foster parents using data from a nationally representative survey of children involved in the child welfare system (the second National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being). Authors Wendy Walsh and Marybeth Mattingly report that the percentage of foster parents who received recent support services (within a six month timeframe) varies dramatically by foster placement and support service type. Kinship foster parents (both formal and informal) in all households regardless of poverty status are less likely to have received training, used respite care, or participated in peer support groups in the past six ...


Democratizing The Food System- The Food Policy Council Movement, Garrett Spear 2014 University of Kentucky

Democratizing The Food System- The Food Policy Council Movement, Garrett Spear

Kaleidoscope

The increasing complexity of our modern food system has changed the landscape of American agriculture and diet, and has increasingly consolidated decision-making abilities in a concentrated group of organizations. Local food movements are re-appropriating their food supply chains through a variety of methods, including the democratic-minded food policy council organization. Food policy councils organize community stakeholders into a network of organizations which can collectively grapple with food issues affecting and on behalf of the local community. This study consisted of research on the history and methods of the food policy council movement, directed ultimately at the council-less context in Lexington ...


Surveillance In Chicago: Growing, But For What Purpose?, Rajiv Shah 2014 SelectedWorks

Surveillance In Chicago: Growing, But For What Purpose?, Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah

Chicago is now one of the leading cities in the world in using surveillance technology. This growth began in 2003 when cameras were used to fight street level crime. Since then, Chicago’s camera network has grown to over 25,000 units, along with the use of a variety of new technologies. This chapter explains this growth and how it affects policing.


The D Word: A Reexamination Of Diversity At Colby Opens The Door To New Possibilities, Stephen Collins 2014 Colby College

The D Word: A Reexamination Of Diversity At Colby Opens The Door To New Possibilities, Stephen Collins

Colby Magazine

When Tennessee Watson '03 arrived at Colby two years ago from a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., she confidently threw herself into tough academic courses and settled on a double major in Latin American studies and government. In her first semester she played soccer on weekends with international students and made up for relative inexperience on the field with tenacity. In the winter she won competitions at Sugarloaf in the boardercross- a sort of snowboard-race-meets-roller-derby event. Almost instantly, Colby was her oyster. "I saw it as a pretty homogenous environment and realized it was comfortable for me," she recalled this ...


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