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Home Injuries: Potential For Prevention., K. A. Mack, Karen Liller 2009 University of South Florida

Home Injuries: Potential For Prevention., K. A. Mack, Karen Liller

Karen Liller

There are approximately 18 000 injury-related deaths at home each year. Some of the leading causes of home injury deaths are falls, fire/ burns, poisonings, choking/suffocations, and drownings. Many more home injuries are treated at emergency departments, in doctors’ offices, or with self-care at home. Children and older adults are especially at risk for home injuries, and environmental factors can contribute to population disparities in home injuries. The causes and circumstances of home injuries are complex and multifaceted. This article provides an overview of the epidemiology and burden of home injuries and reviews the evidence for prevention by life ...


Obrigações De Realizar Obras De Conservação Patrimonial, De Acordo Com O Art. 19 Do Decreto-Lei 25/1937, Rafael de Oliveira Alves 2009 UFOP

Obrigações De Realizar Obras De Conservação Patrimonial, De Acordo Com O Art. 19 Do Decreto-Lei 25/1937, Rafael De Oliveira Alves

Rafael de Oliveira Alves

No abstract provided.


Solving The Rubrics Cube: Using Assessment To Sharpen Library Instruction, Elisa Slater Acosta, Susan Gardner 2009 Loyola Marymount University

Solving The Rubrics Cube: Using Assessment To Sharpen Library Instruction, Elisa Slater Acosta, Susan Gardner

Susan Gardner Archambault

Loyola Marymount University's (LMU) Reference Department designed a rubric to measure student learning outcomes for freshman English. Students sequentially completed an "English 110 Library Research Worksheet” during library instruction. The rubric which is set up to analyze learning outcomes from parts of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education is applied to collected student worksheets. The Department undertook a multi-step process to try to calibrate the rubric and achieve consensus estimates of inter-rater reliability. During fall 2009, reference & instruction librarians collected 755 worksheets and graded a random sample of 100 students. This poster session will present the ...


The European Court Of Justice And The Judicialization Of Eu Governance, Alec Stone Sweet 2009 Yale Law School

The European Court Of Justice And The Judicialization Of Eu Governance, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

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How The Eu's Legal System Does And Does Not Work, Alec Stone Sweet 2009 Yale Law School

How The Eu's Legal System Does And Does Not Work, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


Investor-State Arbitration: Proportionality's New Frontier, Alec Stone Sweet 2009 Yale Law School

Investor-State Arbitration: Proportionality's New Frontier, Alec Stone Sweet

Alec Stone Sweet

No abstract provided.


Wind Energy Deployment: Global Lessons For West Michigan, Erik Edward Nordman 2009 Grand Valley State University

Wind Energy Deployment: Global Lessons For West Michigan, Erik Edward Nordman

Erik Edward Nordman

West Michigan Wind Assessment Issue Brief #1 This first of series of issue briefs summarizes the factors that have influenced wind energy deployment across the country and around the world. It also brings the lessons home to West Michigan's coastal zone.


Wind Power And Human Health: Flicker, Noise And Air Quality, Erik Edward Nordman 2009 Grand Valley State University

Wind Power And Human Health: Flicker, Noise And Air Quality, Erik Edward Nordman

Erik Edward Nordman

West Michigan Wind Assessment Issue Brief #2 The second of a series of wind energy issue briefs synthesizes the state of the science around wind energy siting issues like flicker and noise, and analyzes how West Michigan communities are addressing these challenges. The issue brief also assesses how wind energy could improve air quality and human health outcomes in West Michigan and the region.


Public Information And Electoral Bias, Curtis R. Taylor, Huseyin Yildirim 2009 Duke University

Public Information And Electoral Bias, Curtis R. Taylor, Huseyin Yildirim

Huseyin Yildirim

No abstract provided.


Turkey's Rising Role In Africa, Mehmet OZKAN 2009 Turkish National Police Academy

Turkey's Rising Role In Africa, Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Cemil Aydin, The Politics Of Anti-Westernism In Asia, Visions Of World Order In Pan-Islamic And Pan-Asian Thoughts, (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007, 299 Pp), Mehmet OZKAN 2009 Turkish National Police Academy

Cemil Aydin, The Politics Of Anti-Westernism In Asia, Visions Of World Order In Pan-Islamic And Pan-Asian Thoughts, (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007, 299 Pp), Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


Turkey's Darfur Policy: Convergences And Differentiations From The Muslim World (With Birol Akgun), Mehmet OZKAN 2009 Turkish National Police Academy

Turkey's Darfur Policy: Convergences And Differentiations From The Muslim World (With Birol Akgun), Mehmet Ozkan

Mehmet OZKAN

No abstract provided.


One Adult Who Is Crazy About You: Can Natural Mentoring Relationships Increase Assets Among Young Adults With And Without Foster Care Experience?, Johanna K.P. Greeson, C. Lynn Usher, Michal Grinstein-Weiss 2009 University of Pennsylvania

One Adult Who Is Crazy About You: Can Natural Mentoring Relationships Increase Assets Among Young Adults With And Without Foster Care Experience?, Johanna K.P. Greeson, C. Lynn Usher, Michal Grinstein-Weiss

Johanna K.P. Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP

During emerging adulthood, most youth receive family support to help them weather the difficulties associated with transitioning to independence. When foster youth emancipate, they confront the challenges associated with emerging adulthood, and are at risk of having to transition without family support. Many are in danger of failing to meet minimal levels of self-sufficiency. A caring adult who offers social support is normative for adolescent development and protective for youth across many risk conditions. Natural mentoring can cultivate such relationships. This study examines the association between natural mentor relationship characteristics, and material hardship and asset-related outcomes during the emerging adulthood ...


Homeownership And Parenting Practices: Evidence From The Community Advantage Panel, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Trina R.W. Shanks, Kim R. Manturuk, Clinton C. Key, Jong-Gyu Paik, Johanna K.P. Greeson 2009 University of Pennsylvania

Homeownership And Parenting Practices: Evidence From The Community Advantage Panel, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Trina R.W. Shanks, Kim R. Manturuk, Clinton C. Key, Jong-Gyu Paik, Johanna K.P. Greeson

Johanna K.P. Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP

This study examines whether there is a significant relationship between homeownership and engaged parenting practices among low- and moderate-income households. Using analytic methods which account for selection effects and clustering, we test whether homeownership can act as a protective factor against parental disengagement from children. Controlling for individual characteristics, analyses demonstrate that homeowners are more likely than renters to demonstrate engaged parenting behaviors such as organizing structured activities for their children. While renters are more likely to read to their children, the children of homeowners spend less time watching television and playing video games. Implications for low-income housing policy are ...


Power, Exit Costs, And Renegotiation In International Law, Timothy L. Meyer 2009 University of Georgia School of Law

Power, Exit Costs, And Renegotiation In International Law, Timothy L. Meyer

Timothy Meyer

Scholars have long understood that the instability of power has ramifications for compliance with international law. Scholars have not, however, focused on how states’ expectations about shifting power affect the initial design of international agreements. In this paper, I integrate shifting power into an analysis of the initial design of both the formal and substantive aspects of agreements. I argue that a state expecting to become more powerful over time incurs an opportunity cost by agreeing to formal provisions that raise the cost of exiting an agreement. Exit costs – which promote the stability of legal rules – have distributional implications. Before ...


Managing Organizational Change: Leadership, Tesco, And Leahy's Resignatio, UZOECHI NWAGBARA 2009 GREENWICH SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT LONDON

Managing Organizational Change: Leadership, Tesco, And Leahy's Resignatio, Uzoechi Nwagbara

Dr Uzoechi Nwagbara

The central issues here are the consequences and the impacts of the announcement of the resignation of Sir Terry Leahy, the CEO of Tesco, from the organisation in March 2011. The announcement on the 8 th of June 2010 that Leahy, Tesco’s chief executive officer and one of Britain’s most respected businessmen, would be retiring after transforming the organisation into the world’s third biggest retailer, has generated a groundswell of reactions. The impact of this change, as well as how to manage the change resulting from his resignation is part of the concern of this report. Another ...


Towards A Paradigm Shift In The Niger Delta: Transformational Leadership Change In The Era Of Post Amnesty Deal, UZOECHI NWAGBARA 2009 GREENWICH SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT LONDON

Towards A Paradigm Shift In The Niger Delta: Transformational Leadership Change In The Era Of Post Amnesty Deal, Uzoechi Nwagbara

Dr Uzoechi Nwagbara

Since the 6 th of August 2009 when the implementation of the amnesty initiative started, there have been reported cases of politicisation of the programme, loss of faith in the regime’s leadership style to drive real change, doubts about the presidency’s intentions and further militarisation of the region’s public space among other contentious issues. The Amnesty deal reached between the Nigerian federal government and the oil producing states, which was brokered by President Yar ‘Adua has been considered a mere ruse, a charade rather than a commitment to changing the culture of business as usual in the ...


Designing Digital Library Of Perso-Arabic Script: An Experiment., Nadim Akhtar Khan, Rosy Jan, Sheikh Shazia 2009 University of Kashmir

Designing Digital Library Of Perso-Arabic Script: An Experiment., Nadim Akhtar Khan, Rosy Jan, Sheikh Shazia

NADIM AKHTAR KHAN

The Greenstone digital library software is a comprehensive system for building and distributing digital library collections providing a new way for organizing and publishing information on the Internet. The paper describes how multilingual digital library collections can be created and customized using various features available in Greenstone Digital Library Software. It is an attempt towards creating and managing digital library collection in different scripts for M. Phil and Ph. D theses submitted to University of Kashmir in Arabic, Persian, Kashmiri and Urdu.


Knoor: Knowledge Repository Open Network., S M. Shafi, Nadim Akhtar Khan, Rosy Jan 2009 university of Kashmir, Srinagar, INDIA, 190006

Knoor: Knowledge Repository Open Network., S M. Shafi, Nadim Akhtar Khan, Rosy Jan

NADIM AKHTAR KHAN

The paper discusses KNoor (Knowledge Repository Open Network) which aims at harvesting and aggregating the scholarly products emanating from research and scientific institutions of Jammu & Kashmir. The paper highlights genesis, significance, cooperation and various modules of access etc with screen shots as a unique cooperative, multilingual repository of research papers, ETDs and conference proceedings of three premier institutes of valley (University of Kashmir, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical sciences, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences) in the first phase. It also discusses challenges and lessons learnt in the process with a view to help other institutions to advance the mission of Open ...


Making Legal Aid More Affordable And Accessible, Gillian K. Hadfield 2009 University of Southern California Law

Making Legal Aid More Affordable And Accessible, Gillian K. Hadfield

Gillian K Hadfield

No abstract provided.


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