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An Embodied Education: Questioning Hospitality To The Queer, Clio Stearns 2017 University of New Hampshire

An Embodied Education: Questioning Hospitality To The Queer, Clio Stearns

Occasional Paper Series

This is an essay about hospitality and the ways we must question frameworks telling us to welcome the queer in educational contexts. I will show how educational scholarship as well as programming for schools, teachers and students have emphasized the interconnected concepts of hospitality and welcome as a way of keeping queer bodies legislatively, physically and psychically safe. While acknowledging the importance of hospitality as a starting point, I examine its limits with the hope of showing how it might foreclose curiosity. I argue that one fundamental problem with hospitality and welcome toward the queer is the way these phenomena ...


Analyzing Economic And Social Opportunities And Challenges Related To Bison Conservation In Northeast Montana, Jeremy L. Sage 2017 University of Montana - Missoula

Analyzing Economic And Social Opportunities And Challenges Related To Bison Conservation In Northeast Montana, Jeremy L. Sage

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

This report provides a review of the current socioeconomic trends in northeast Montana in comparison to the state as a whole, followed by an economic analysis of the potential impacts of an expanded recreation amenity. The amenity is characterized by a large, intact grassland prairie ecosystem replete with a large bison herd. Results suggest significant latent demand for nonresident visitation to the region. To begin to capture this demand and ensure continued vitality of other economic sectors will require collaborative efforts between conservation proponents, tourism professionals, and the community at large.


Emerson Garfield Neighborhood: A Neighborhood Life Plan, Sarah Dixit, Joel Gabriele, Margot Spindola, Emily Wilson 2017 Whitworth University

Emerson Garfield Neighborhood: A Neighborhood Life Plan, Sarah Dixit, Joel Gabriele, Margot Spindola, Emily Wilson

Planned Communities: SO 375H

This comprehensive plan of Emerson-Garfield seeks to broaden the horizons within neighborhood life planning and assesses the strategies to create a more vibrant community. Our comprehensive plan focuses on neighborhood life because the residents have identified better opportunities for other residents in the neighborhood to interact and collaborate.


Emerson Garfield Neighborhood Beautification, Kristin Jensen, Madi Burke, Tristan Renz 2017 Whitworth University

Emerson Garfield Neighborhood Beautification, Kristin Jensen, Madi Burke, Tristan Renz

Planned Communities: SO 375H

The purpose of this neighborhood action plan is to enhance the aesthetic appeal, cohesion, and overall safety of the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood -- creating an environment that community members are proud to live in, and where parents can safely raise their children. An enhancement of appearances will work towards the fostering of a classy, family friendly, and local identity. These improvements will promote collaboration among community members, strengthening the neighborhood’s appeal, and implementing needed changes.


White Power In Context: The Structural Correlates Of White Power Support Events In The United States, 2012-2015, Drew Cormac Medaris 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

White Power In Context: The Structural Correlates Of White Power Support Events In The United States, 2012-2015, Drew Cormac Medaris

Theses and Dissertations

Much of the prior research on white power groups focuses on very rare outcomes – criminal events, especially violent ones – without as much attention devoted to the more common or fundamental activities that often work to start the mobilization process for ethnocentric groups and the individuals associated with them. Broadly, the goal of the current study is to fill this gap in knowledge by integrating prominent criminological theories and themes drawn from the social movement literature in order to explore the geographic distribution and macro-level correlates of ideologically-motivated white power movement activities. Specifically, I implement content analysis techniques of open source ...


公共空間與庶民生活的連結 : 以重奪餘樂里公共空間為例, Ka Man CHAN 2017 Lingnan University

公共空間與庶民生活的連結 : 以重奪餘樂里公共空間為例, Ka Man Chan

Cultural Studies@Lingnan 文化研究@嶺南

公共空間除了是政府分區計劃大綱圖內的“Open Space”外,他還有自己的生命、地方歷史和性格嗎?這篇文章意圖透過闡述街坊組織餘樂里一號在餘樂里公共空間的行動,解釋公共空間並不只是法律定義上的休憩用地,它還是社會上不同持份者在不斷角力和辨證下所建構出來的產物。空間的形塑,包括設計及管理,亦深深突顯發展商及政府的管治思維和對城市的構想。從餘樂里一號的小型重奪空間例子,本文章希望透過梳理其內部組織及行動過程,了解當中所遇到的困難、內部角力及創造,亦希望以此檢視公共空間運動的可行性及其意義。

選擇餘樂里一號及餘樂里作為研究對象,是因為餘樂里的公共空間不論在出現背景、裝潢及設計上,均是本地私人發展項目內的公共設施的典型例子,也因為筆者在過去兩年在西營盤做關注社區規劃的組織城西關注組,當中亦有參與是次餘樂里一號的行動 。筆者嘗試以現場觀察、參與者訪問及自身反思進行分析材料,望能對整個行動有較全面的理解。


機場 (不) 是商場 : 「航空城」與機場北商業區計劃, Lok Man MAK 2017 Lingnan University

機場 (不) 是商場 : 「航空城」與機場北商業區計劃, Lok Man Mak

Cultural Studies@Lingnan 文化研究@嶺南

二零一六年十月十七日,香港機場管理局在會議展覽中心召開記者會公布「SKYCITY航天城」發展計劃,機管局主席蘇澤光稱「航天城」第一期為「結合零售、餐飲、娛樂、寫字樓、酒店等設施」的「超越傳統的購物中心」,換言之即使其功能或概念如何複雜,到底還是一個商場項目。事實上,機管局發言人宣稱「航天城」商場在二零二一年落成時將為全港最大型的商場。「航天城」第一期包括兩個項目:一個商場項目和一個酒店項目。商場項目將於二零一七年初招標,預計二零二一年落成,地盤面積達四萬平方米,總樓面為十九萬五千平方米;酒店項目已於十一月開始招標,預計二零二零年落成,地盤面積為六千六百五十平方米,總樓面為三萬三千七百平方米,將提供四百五十至七百五十間客房,規模與毗連的香港天際萬豪酒店(六百五十八間客房)接近。機管局傾向「航天城」第一期的兩個項目由單一發展商承包,第一期完成後再研究後續發展方向和合作模式。

規劃中的「航天城」商場與酒店座落於機場島北面的半島的「機場北商業區」,該區早在九十年代制訂的機場發展總綱已預留作商業區用途,先後建成了亞洲博覽館、香港天際萬豪酒店、海天碼頭和航天城高爾夫球場。「航天城」第一期的商場和酒店項目就座落在高球場位置,而高球場已被機管局通知提早結束合約。雖然該區早已規劃為商業區,但今次發展計劃卻涉及土地使用權的轉變/轉讓。為發展「航空城」,政府以象徵式地價港幣二千元將原來的「機場地契」分割出近二十五公頃的「機場北商業區」用地授予機管局,並將該地改劃作「商業用地」,從原來「機場地契」限制鬆綁以放寬樓面限制,簽訂土地契約的程序經已完成。機管局作為政府全資擁有的私營化機構,該如何理解兩者之間的土地轉讓?政黨提出的質疑只針對政府對機管局補貼之嫌,然而更重要的恐怕在於公共權力的問題。機管局作為受委託管理機場的機構,似乎有必要釐清機管局的權力與角色。

另一個問題在於為何機場需要興建一個全港最大的商場?政府以什麼角色參與其中?二零一六年九月的政府公報曾提到機場北商業區發展為「港珠澳大橋『橋頭經濟』的重要一環」。「橋頭經濟」最早在二零一四年《施政報告》中提出,旨在即將通車的港珠澳大橋、機場及其相關的道路系統基礎下,將作為交通樞紐的大嶼山發展成新核心商業區的構想。機場作為公共交通設施,為何會出現一塊商業用地?公眾需要「航天城」嗎?誰會在此得益?如此龐大的集合式地產項目又如何與政府推動的經濟發展想像結合?本文將先討論「航天城」的主題公園式規劃,再從象徵經濟的進路討論「航天城」如何扣連政府與發展商共謀的文化計劃,耙梳「航天城 ...


Governing The Urban Water Commons : Essays On Collaborative Policy Networks In A Polycentric Ecology Of Urban Water Policy Games., Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah 2017 University of Louisville

Governing The Urban Water Commons : Essays On Collaborative Policy Networks In A Polycentric Ecology Of Urban Water Policy Games., Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Governing social-ecological systems, such as the urban water commons, is a multi-scale and multi-sector (polycentric) human-environment process. This dissertation interrogates this process by situating itself within the Ecology of Games Framework by Norton Long (and updated by Mark Lubell) and the literature on polycentric governance by the Bloomington School of Political Economy. The dissertation’s three essays 1) offer both theoretical and methodological means to enact polycentric public economies within the ecology of games framework, and 2) explicate the conditions under which interoganizational collaboration is fostered within a polycentric ecology of policy games in governing the Middle Rio Grande urban ...


A Retro Development In Education: Evaluating The Feasibility Of Integrating Place-Based Education Into Mississippi Curriculum Standards, Colby K. McClain 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

A Retro Development In Education: Evaluating The Feasibility Of Integrating Place-Based Education Into Mississippi Curriculum Standards, Colby K. Mcclain

Honors Theses

This thesis evaluates the feasibility of integrating place-based environmental education activities from Think Green, Take Action: Books and Activities for Kids into the Mississippi Department of Education’s (MDE) Frameworks for Science and Social Studies for K-5. As children develop and experience the world, their ability to understand and interpret the surrounding environments expand; however, Mississippi schools are not focused on experiential environmental education, even though experiencing and understanding the surrounding environment is vital in fostering eagerness to learn. Due to a growing disconnect between humans and the natural world, this thesis examined 37 place- and environment-based activities for children ...


Grassroots Diplomacy And Vernacular Law: The Discourse Of Food Sovereignty In Maine, John Welton 2017 University of Maine-Orono

Grassroots Diplomacy And Vernacular Law: The Discourse Of Food Sovereignty In Maine, John Welton

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis studies the discourse of food sovereignty in Maine, a coalition of small-scale farmers, consumers, and citizens building an alternative food system based on a distributed form of production, processing, selling, purchasing, and consumption. This distribution occurs at the municipal level through the enactment of ordinances. Using critical-rhetorical field methods, I argue that the discourse of food sovereignty in Maine develops a ‘constitutive’ rhetoric that composes rural society through affective relationships. Advocates engage the industrial food system to both expose its systemic bias against small-scale farming and construct their own discourse of belonging. Based upon agrarian values such as ...


“Good Guys Do Rape”: An Examination Of College Student Perceptions Of Sexual Assault Perpetrators, Taylor Blythe Martinez 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

“Good Guys Do Rape”: An Examination Of College Student Perceptions Of Sexual Assault Perpetrators, Taylor Blythe Martinez

Theses and Dissertations

When people think of a typical sexual assault, they rely heavily on preconceived notions of sexual violence, which often represents stereotypical rape scenarios. Many stereotypical depictions of perpetrators tend to be centered around individuals who are strangers, mentally ill, lonely, with poor or impoverished upbringing. How perpetrators and victims are depicted impact the likelihood of others believing victims and attributing guilt to perpetrators. This may contribute to societal endorsement of acquaintance rape as not real compared to stereotypical rape scenarios. The current study examines how college students, and in particular fraternity men and sorority women, view perpetrators of sexual assault ...


Food Justice And Practices In The Five Points Community Of Knoxville, Tennessee: A Survey Of Residents Living In An Urban Food Desert, Sylvia Isabel Duluc-Silva 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Food Justice And Practices In The Five Points Community Of Knoxville, Tennessee: A Survey Of Residents Living In An Urban Food Desert, Sylvia Isabel Duluc-Silva

Masters Theses

This thesis identifies the views related to traditional and alternative food systems and practices among residents living in East Knoxville, Tennessee, which has been designated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a food desert. These views were obtained from a mail survey sent out to adult residents living in the community who were responsible for obtaining food for their household. Its foundation is based on general place-based theory and findings associated with environmental and food justice literature. It builds upon this work by identifying and describing key variables and how they may be related via a theoretical ...


Operational Jakarta: The Problem Of Representation, Kevin Patrick Jeffers 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Operational Jakarta: The Problem Of Representation, Kevin Patrick Jeffers

Masters Theses

As the twenty-first century unfolds with newly formed degrees of hypercomplex interactions and reactions amongst space, time, economy, politics, social dynamics, and cultural paradigms, we are observing new typologies of urbanism that are different in kind, rather than degree, from the previous “urban” upon which the vast majority of present theoretical and practical discourse has been based. The techniques, strategies, and methodologies of the twentieth-century no longer serve to adequately represent or to explain the phenomena of today’s incipient mega-cities. A new vocabulary must be developed. A new way of seeing is required in order to understand and therefor ...


Where The Sidewalk Ends: Reimagining Urban Place And Governance In Semarang, Indonesia, Emmaleah K. Jones 2017 College of William and Mary

Where The Sidewalk Ends: Reimagining Urban Place And Governance In Semarang, Indonesia, Emmaleah K. Jones

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Purpose: This project analyzes the uses of space and geography up the scales of political organization – from the village to the municipal – attempting to find the intersections where physical space meets governance using Semarang, Indonesia as my strategic case. This research employs a biocultural lens, addressing the existing gaps in literature by advancing a framework to function across disciplines and ultimately reconnecting to its practical application in urban planning and design. Such a framework is important in providing a blueprint for building a coherent and supportive structure on which to assess the human impact of design and contribute new “human-centered ...


Factors In Public School Settings That Result In Teacher Agency, Jessica Hadid 2017 Dominican University of California

Factors In Public School Settings That Result In Teacher Agency, Jessica Hadid

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

A quality system for educating a nation’s youth depends upon a teaching force that continually learns, and applies its learning outcomes to active problem solving and development. Many current school and district models minimize teacher ability to engage in meaningful change, ultimately undermining the teachers’ sense of personal and professional agency. Literature suggests that internal forms of motivation are likely to result in the development of agency via self-determination of actions and behaviors. This mixed methods study examined five public schools in a small K-12 district through the lens of self-determination theory. An initial set of quantitative data were ...


I Share, Therefore It's Mine, Donald J. Kochan 2017 Chapman University School of Law

I Share, Therefore It's Mine, Donald J. Kochan

Donald J. Kochan

Uniquely interconnecting lessons from law, psychology, and economics, this article aims to provide a more enriched understanding of what it means to “share” property in the sharing economy. It explains that there is an “ownership prerequisite” to the sharing of property, drawing in part from the findings of research in the psychology of child development to show when and why children start to share. They do so only after developing what psychologists call “ownership understanding.” What the psychological research reveals, then, is that the property system is well suited to create recognizable and enforceable ownership norms that include the rights ...


Alone Together, Evelyn F. Saleh Ms. 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking

Alone Together, Evelyn F. Saleh Ms.

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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Reveille (Spring 2017), Veterans Upward Bound Program, Western Kentucky University 2017 Western Kentucky University

Reveille (Spring 2017), Veterans Upward Bound Program, Western Kentucky University

Veterans Upward Bound Publications

Frequently Asked Questions.; Hot Rods Military Appreciation Day; VACBOC Clothing Drive; Million Veteran Program Update: Important Phone Numbers and Dates


Domicile Dismantled, Kerry Abrams, Kathryn Barber 2017 University of Virginia

Domicile Dismantled, Kerry Abrams, Kathryn Barber

Indiana Law Journal

Part I of this Article discusses the legal and factual background of Mas v. Perry. This narrative reveals how the case reflects both the changes in American society that were beginning to occur at that time and the struggle of the concept of domicile to keep pace with those changes. Part II traces the development of the fundamental shift in gender roles that began several years before Mas was decided. This section argues that the growing number of women attending college, embarking upon careers, and forming two-career marriages increased the difficulty of measuring domicile, while undermining the efficacy of a ...


Investigating Preferences For Patriarchal Values Among Muslim University Students In Southern Thailand, Mahsoom Sateemae, Tarik Abdel-Monem, Suhaimee Sateemae 2017 Fatoni University, Pattani, Thailand

Investigating Preferences For Patriarchal Values Among Muslim University Students In Southern Thailand, Mahsoom Sateemae, Tarik Abdel-Monem, Suhaimee Sateemae

Publications of the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Recent research on Muslim populations has offered interesting but limited insights about values preferences. This mixed-methods study examines the prevalence of support for patriarchy among a sample of religious Muslim university students in Southern Thailand using items from the World Values Survey. It also investigates the durability of these preferences by examining correlations between support or opposition to patriarchal values with preferences towards courtship practices, and elements that influence respondents’ views on gender roles, particularly related to the contemporary socioeconomic and political situation facing the Muslim minority of Southern Thailand.


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