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Generosidad Anónima En El Siglo Xxi, Fernando Villaseñor Rodríguez 2010 Escuela Libre de Derecho

Generosidad Anónima En El Siglo Xxi, Fernando Villaseñor Rodríguez

Fernando Villaseñor Rodríguez

No abstract provided.


Interview With Dr. George H. Hoemann Assistant Dean, Chair Of Commission For Lgbt People, Donna Braquet, James Weaver 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Interview With Dr. George H. Hoemann Assistant Dean, Chair Of Commission For Lgbt People, Donna Braquet, James Weaver

James R. Weaver (Roger)

Dr. George H. Hoemann is Assistant Dean for Distance Education and holds the Ph.D. in American Constitutional-Legal History from Rice University (1982) and the M.S.L.S. from the University of Tennessee (1995). His publications include What God Hath Wrought: the Embodiment of Freedom in the Thirteenth Amendment as well as assistant or associate editor on numerous volumes of the Papers of John Marshall, the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Papers of Andrew Jackson. He is the co-author and maintainer of the American Civil War Homepage (http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war), an award-winning gateway to online materials ...


A Poor Fit For Los Angeles Op-Ed: Incentives For South Gate Clothing Company To Relocate Should Be Killed By L.A.’S Jobs Czar, Peter Dreier 2010 Occidental College

A Poor Fit For Los Angeles Op-Ed: Incentives For South Gate Clothing Company To Relocate Should Be Killed By L.A.’S Jobs Czar, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Soundscape Conservation In U.S. National Parks: Implications For Adjacent Land Use Planning, Sarah L. Dumyahn, Bryan C. Pijanowski 2010 Purdue University

Soundscape Conservation In U.S. National Parks: Implications For Adjacent Land Use Planning, Sarah L. Dumyahn, Bryan C. Pijanowski

GIS Day

Humans have altered the Earth’s ecosystems and biodiversity significantly. With the conversion of land and the loss of biodiversity, the world loses its natural sounds. The loss of natural sounds is compounded by the growing intrusions of motorized noise. Noise pollution is a ubiquitous problem in cities around the world, but the issue is spreading to more remote areas due to expanding transportation networks, motorized recreation and urban sprawl. The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) recognizes park soundscapes, or entire acoustic environment of a given area, as resources just as air and water are resources. However, national park ...


Family Members' Influence On Family Meal Vegetable Choices, Tionni R. Wenrich, J. Lynne Brown, Michelle Miller-Day, Kevin J. Kelley, Eugene J. Lengerich 2010 Pennsylvania State University

Family Members' Influence On Family Meal Vegetable Choices, Tionni R. Wenrich, J. Lynne Brown, Michelle Miller-Day, Kevin J. Kelley, Eugene J. Lengerich

Communication Faculty Articles and Research

Objective—Characterize the process of family vegetable selection (especially cruciferous, deep orange, and dark green leafy vegetables); demonstrate the usefulness of Exchange Theory (how family norms and past experiences interact with rewards and costs) for interpreting the data.

Design—Eight focus groups, two with each segment (men/women vegetable-likers/dislikers based on a screening form). Participants completed a vegetable intake form.

Setting—Rural Appalachian Pennsylvania.

Participants—61 low-income, married/cohabiting men (n=28) and women (n=33).

Analysis—Thematic analysis within Exchange Theory framework for qualitative data. Descriptive analysis, t-tests and chi-square tests for quantitative data.

Results—Exchange Theory proved ...


Friendship's 3-Tier Healthcare System: An Innovative Approach To Delivering Healthcare To Geographically And Socially Remote Areas, Runa Khan 2010 Singapore Management University

Friendship's 3-Tier Healthcare System: An Innovative Approach To Delivering Healthcare To Geographically And Socially Remote Areas, Runa Khan

Social Space

The hardest communities to reach and treat often live in the most remote, harsh landscapes. On the nomadic islands of the Brahmaputra in Bangladesh, poor migratory communities are so cut off from urban centres that medical treatment is virtually unheard of. Runa Khan, Executive Director of Bangladeshi NGO Friendship, shares the difficult and inspired journey to build a mobile healthcare system using hospital ships, mobile clinics and community medics.


From Displacement To Internment: A Report Of Human Rights Violations Experienced By L.A.'S South Asian Immigrant Population, Susan Alva 2010 Occidental College

From Displacement To Internment: A Report Of Human Rights Violations Experienced By L.A.'S South Asian Immigrant Population, Susan Alva

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Implementing And Evaluating A 'Next Generation Learning Space': A Pilot Study, Gail Wilson, Marcus Randall 2010 Southern Cross University

Implementing And Evaluating A 'Next Generation Learning Space': A Pilot Study, Gail Wilson, Marcus Randall

Centre for Teaching and Learning

A dramatic, pedagogical shift has occurred in recent years in educational environments in higher education, supported largely by the use of ubiquitous technologies. Increasingly, emphasis is being placed on the design of new learning spaces, often referred to as “Next Generation Learning Spaces” and their impact on pedagogy. The idea of “classroom” now incorporates the use of both physical and virtual space. This change has meant a greater focus on the design and use of flexible learning spaces, more use of blended learning approaches and more personalised, individualised learning opportunities for students. While many such classrooms have been built and ...


Examining The Compatibility Between Forestry Incentive Programs In The Us And The Practice Of Sustainable Forest Management, Steven E. Daniels, Michael A. Kilgore, Michael G. Jacobsen, John L. Greene, Thomas J. Straka 2010 Utah State University

Examining The Compatibility Between Forestry Incentive Programs In The Us And The Practice Of Sustainable Forest Management, Steven E. Daniels, Michael A. Kilgore, Michael G. Jacobsen, John L. Greene, Thomas J. Straka

Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology Faculty Publications

This research explores the intersection between the various federal and state forestry incentive programs and the adoption of sustainable forestry practices on non-industrial private forest (NIPF) lands in the US. The qualitative research reported here draws upon a series of eight focus groups of NIPF landowners (two each in Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina). Despite minor regional variations, the dominant theme that emerged is that these landowners’ purchase and management decisions are motivated by the “trilogy” of forest continuity, benefit to the owner, and doing the “right thing.” This trilogy is quite consistent with notions of sustainable forestry, but ...


Introduction To America's Four Gods: What We Say About God And What That Says About Us, Paul Froese, Christoper Bader 2010 Baylor University

Introduction To America's Four Gods: What We Say About God And What That Says About Us, Paul Froese, Christoper Bader

Sociology Faculty Books and Book Chapters

Despite all the hype surrounding the "New Atheism," the United States remains one of the most religious nations on Earth. In fact, 95% of Americans believe in God--a level of agreement rarely seen in American life. The greatest divisions in America are not between atheists and believers, or even between people of different faiths. What divides us, this groundbreaking book shows, is how we conceive of God and the role He plays in our daily lives.

America's Four Gods draws on the most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and illuminating survey of American's religious beliefs ever conducted to offer a systematic ...


Place For Personhood: Individual And Local Character In Lifestyle Migration, Brian Hoey 2009 Marshall University

Place For Personhood: Individual And Local Character In Lifestyle Migration, Brian Hoey

Brian A. Hoey, Ph.D.

While drawing on literature of narrative interpretations of the construction of self and place-based, embodied identity, this article will explore the impact of invasive market forces on intertwined processes of person, self, and place-making. It considers how resources for these projects have changed in the face of translocal market forces and neoliberal ideals. Despite numerous proclamations of an essential placelessness to contemporary American society, place continues to be a basic part of the construction of the person. In fact, a variety of place-making practices are increasingly pursued as ways of negotiating tension between personal experience with material demands in pursuit ...


Wifi Geographies: When Code Meets Place, Laura Forlano 2009 Columbia University

Wifi Geographies: When Code Meets Place, Laura Forlano

Laura Forlano

This article argues that as our homes, offices, cities, and spaces get layered with digital information networks, it is vital that we develop new conceptual categories that integrate digital and physical spaces. With that objective in mind, it examines how WiFi networks interact with socioeconomic factors to reconfigure people, places, and information in physical spaces. Drawing on empirical research from ethnographic observations, a survey, and in-depth interviews, it shows how the availability of WiFi public hotspots has opened up new ways for freelancers to do their work, often using different locales for different phases of their work. Also, for freelancers ...


Stand Development On A 127-Year Chronosequence Of Naturally Regenerating Sequoia Sempervirens (Taxodiaceae) Forests, Will Russell, K. Michels 2009 San Jose State University

Stand Development On A 127-Year Chronosequence Of Naturally Regenerating Sequoia Sempervirens (Taxodiaceae) Forests, Will Russell, K. Michels

Will Russell

Understanding the natural patterns of regeneration following human disturbance is essential for effective restoration and management of second-growth forests. Despite their unique ecological character, little is known about these patterns in Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl. (Coast Redwood) forests. We examined the composition and structure of naturally regenerating stands with 360 randomly located sample plots across a chronosequence of five replicated age-classes (18 to 127 yr) and three old-growth reference sites. Results indicate a progression of stand characteristics towards old-growth conditions, with several measures reaching old-growth equivalence within the timeframe of the chronosequence. Stand density, canopy cover, and species richness ...


The Influence Of Industrial Forest Management Interests On Forest Restoration And Carbon Sequestration Policy And Practice, Will Russell 2009 San Jose State University

The Influence Of Industrial Forest Management Interests On Forest Restoration And Carbon Sequestration Policy And Practice, Will Russell

Will Russell

Current theories on the conservation and restoration of forests mask a new strategy for the expansion of industrial timber operations. Forest restoration and carbon sequestration projects are becoming increasingly reliant on the use of silvicultural tools and the application of oversimplified forest development models based on resource extraction. An analysis of forest policy and practice indicate that industrial timber interests have subverted the goals of restoration and carbon sequestration. Forest ecosystems are broadly accepted as the most effective terrestrial carbon sink. However, the sequestration value of primary forests, as opposed to managed timber stands, has been misinterpreted by managers and ...


Planning Urban Sidewalks: Infrastructure, Daily Life, And Destinations, Renia Ehrenfeucht, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris 2009 University of New Orleans

Planning Urban Sidewalks: Infrastructure, Daily Life, And Destinations, Renia Ehrenfeucht, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Renia Ehrenfeucht

Sidewalks have become important to diverse planning concerns that range from walking for health and transportation to economic development, recreation and environment improvement. Given their multiple roles in rapidly changing cities, this paper asks ’how should we plan sidewalks?’ We contend that planners can create better cities for more people by reconsidering three facets of sidewalk planning: sidewalks as infrastructure, sidewalks as spaces of everyday life, and sidewalks as leisure destinations. The objective is to build quality infrastructure and more adaptable spaces throughout the city


Evaluating The Influence Of Anthropogenic Inputs To Bottom-Up Regulation Of The Development, Survival And Emergence Rates Of Mosquito Larvae, David Markman 2009 University of Maryland - College Park

Evaluating The Influence Of Anthropogenic Inputs To Bottom-Up Regulation Of The Development, Survival And Emergence Rates Of Mosquito Larvae, David Markman

David W Markman

In aquatic and semi-aquatic ecosystems, bottom-up effects associated with resource abundance and quality play an important role in the regulation of the development, survival and emergence rates of mosquito larvae. Studying these bottom-up effects with regard to the additive impact that anthropogenic drivers may have in both urban and rural areas may be important to explain why human exposure to mosquito-borne disease is higher in urban versus rural landscapes. This study used observational methods to evaluate mosquito resident species composition across a rural to urban gradient in the Hudson Valley in New York and used experiments to test the role ...


Touring The Troubles In West Belfast: Building Peace Or Reproducing Conflict?, Wendy A. Wiedenhoft Murphy 2009 John Carroll University

Touring The Troubles In West Belfast: Building Peace Or Reproducing Conflict?, Wendy A. Wiedenhoft Murphy

Wendy A. Wiedenhoft Murphy

This article examines the development of tourism in West Belfast, Northern Ireland, and explores the extent to which tourism builds peace or reproduces processes of past conflict. Data were collected through semistructured interviews with tour managers and tour guides that include West Belfast in their itineraries and participant observations of tours conducted in West Belfast in the summer of 2007. The findings from this data suggest that while tourism there is reproducing some processes of past conflict, particularly territoriality, it has the potential to build cross-community relationships.


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