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Editorial Introduction: The Power Of The People – Development, Archaeology And Community Involvement, Morag Kersel, Christina Luke 2009 DePaul University

Editorial Introduction: The Power Of The People – Development, Archaeology And Community Involvement, Morag Kersel, Christina Luke

Morag M. Kersel

No abstract provided.


Trusts Versus Corporations: An Empirical Analysis Of Competing Organizational Forms, A. Joseph Warburton 2009 Syracuse University

Trusts Versus Corporations: An Empirical Analysis Of Competing Organizational Forms, A. Joseph Warburton

A. Joseph Warburton

This paper studies the effects of organizational form on managerial behavior and firm performance, from an empirical perspective. Managers of trusts are subject to stricter fiduciary responsibilities than managers of corporations. This paper examines the ramifications empirically, by exploiting data generated by a change in British regulations in the 1990s that allowed mutual funds to organize as either a trust or a corporation. I find evidence that trust law is effective in curtailing opportunistic behavior, as trust managers charge significantly lower fees than their observationally equivalent corporate counterparts. Trust managers also incur lower risk. However, evidence suggests that trust managers ...


Does Whitening Happen? Distinguishing Between Race And Color Labels In An African-Descended Community In Peru, tanya golash-boza 2009 University of Kansas Main Campus

Does Whitening Happen? Distinguishing Between Race And Color Labels In An African-Descended Community In Peru, Tanya Golash-Boza

tanya golash-boza

This article explores how race and color labels are used to describe people in an Afro-Peruvian community. This article is based on analyses of 88 interviews and 18 months of fieldwork in an African-descended community in Peru. The analyses of these data reveal that, if we consider race and color to be conceptually distinct, there is no “mulatto escape hatch,” no social or cultural whitening, and no continuum of racial categories in the black Peruvian community under study. This article considers the implications of drawing a conceptual distinction between race and color for research on racial classifications in Latin America ...


Concept Paper For Psychosocial Support Training Project, John Mazzeo 2009 DePaul University

Concept Paper For Psychosocial Support Training Project, John Mazzeo

John Mazzeo, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Economic Effects Of Pharmacists On Health Outcomes In The United States: A Systematic Review, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Joshua Graff Zivin, Jeannie Kim Lee, Christina Spivey, Marion Slack, Richard Herrier, Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, Ivo Abraham, John Palmer 2009 University of Arizona

Economic Effects Of Pharmacists On Health Outcomes In The United States: A Systematic Review, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Joshua Graff Zivin, Jeannie Kim Lee, Christina Spivey, Marion Slack, Richard Herrier, Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, Ivo Abraham, John Palmer

Joshua Graff Zivin

No abstract provided.


Cortical Underconnectivity Coupled With Preserved Visuospatial Cognition In Autism: Evidence From An Fmri Study Of An Embedded Figures Task, Saudamini Damarla, Timothy A. Keller, Rajesh K. Kana, Vladimir L. Cherkassky, Diane L. Williams, Nancy J. Minshew, Marcel Adam Just 2009 Carnegie Mellon University

Cortical Underconnectivity Coupled With Preserved Visuospatial Cognition In Autism: Evidence From An Fmri Study Of An Embedded Figures Task, Saudamini Damarla, Timothy A. Keller, Rajesh K. Kana, Vladimir L. Cherkassky, Diane L. Williams, Nancy J. Minshew, Marcel Adam Just

Marcel Adam Just

No abstract provided.


Whose Statehouse Democracy?: Policy Responsiveness To Poor Vs. Rich Constituents In Poor Vs. Rich States, Elizabeth Rigby, Gerald C. Wright 2009 University of Houston - Main

Whose Statehouse Democracy?: Policy Responsiveness To Poor Vs. Rich Constituents In Poor Vs. Rich States, Elizabeth Rigby, Gerald C. Wright

Elizabeth Rigby

No abstract provided.


“On Writing And Indigenous Activism After A Century Of Brazilian Indigenism: O Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário And The Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam”, Tracy Devine Guzmán 2009 University of Miami

“On Writing And Indigenous Activism After A Century Of Brazilian Indigenism: O Acampamento Indígena Revolucionário And The Belo Monte Hydroelectric Dam”, Tracy Devine Guzmán

Tracy Devine Guzmán

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More Than Visiting Hours: Maintaining Ties Between Incarcerated Mothers And Their Children, Venezia Michalsen, Jeanne M. Flavin, Tanya Krupat 2009 Montclair State University

More Than Visiting Hours: Maintaining Ties Between Incarcerated Mothers And Their Children, Venezia Michalsen, Jeanne M. Flavin, Tanya Krupat

Jeanne M Flavin

The majority of people in America’s prisons are the parents of minor children. Incarcerated moth- ers, in particular, were likely to have been a part of their children’s lives before their imprison- ment, and most will soon be returning to the community and to their children. Research has shown that it is in the best interests of the mothers and the children to maintain a relationship across the prison bars. In this article, we use the example of New York State to show how institu- tional policies and structures can impede or encourage efforts to maintain ties between ...


Symbolic Or Substantive Policy? Measuring The Extent Of Local Commitment To Climate Protection, Rachel M. Krause 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Symbolic Or Substantive Policy? Measuring The Extent Of Local Commitment To Climate Protection, Rachel M. Krause

Rachel M. Krause

Over 1,000 U.S. municipalities have formally committed to reduce their local greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through participation in one of several climate protection networks. This has attracted the attention of researchers interested in theories of free-riding and local political decision making who question why municipalities become engaged in this global effort. However, whereas joining a climate protection network or adopting an emissions reduction goal are relatively low cost acts, the implementation of such policies entails higher costs. This raises legitimate questions about the extent and type of follow-through made on municipal climate protection commitments. This paper begins to ...


Implementation Issues For Mobile-Wireless Infrastructure And Mobile Health Care Computing Devices For A Hospital Ward Setting, Liza Heslop, Stephen Weeding, Linda Dawson, Julie Fisher, Andrew Howard 2009 Monash University

Implementation Issues For Mobile-Wireless Infrastructure And Mobile Health Care Computing Devices For A Hospital Ward Setting, Liza Heslop, Stephen Weeding, Linda Dawson, Julie Fisher, Andrew Howard

Associate Professor Linda Dawson

mWard is a project whose purpose is to enhance existing clinical and administrative decision support and to consider mobile computers, connected via wireless network, for bringing clinical information to the point of care. The mWard project allowed a limited number of users to test and evaluate a selected range of mobile-wireless infrastructure and mobile health care computing devices at the neuroscience ward at Southern Health’s Monash Medical Centre, Victoria, Australia. Before the project commenced, the ward had two PC’s which were used as terminals by all ward-based staff and numerous multidisciplinary staff who visited the ward each day ...


Scholar-Baller: Student Athlete Socialization, Motivation, And Academic Performance In American Society, Keith Harrison 2009 University of Central Florida

Scholar-Baller: Student Athlete Socialization, Motivation, And Academic Performance In American Society, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


Does Electoral Reform Increase (Or Decrease) Political Equality?, Elizabeth Rigby, Melanie J. Springer 2009 University of Houston - Main

Does Electoral Reform Increase (Or Decrease) Political Equality?, Elizabeth Rigby, Melanie J. Springer

Elizabeth Rigby

Over recent decades, the American states have implemented electoral reforms making it easier for citizens to register and vote. This paper examines the “equality effects” of these reforms: the degree to which reform serves to equalize or further skew participation rates between the rich and poor. Using the Voter Supplement to the Current Population Survey, we generate state-level estimates of income bias in registration and voting for elections from 1978-2008. Findings support our theory that some electoral reforms promote equality, while others further stratify the electorate—particularly when state registration rolls are already unrepresentative in terms of income groups.


Medical Technology Adoption, Uncertainty, And Irreversibilities: Is A Bird In The Hand Really Worth More Than The Bush?, Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell 2009 University of California - San Diego

Medical Technology Adoption, Uncertainty, And Irreversibilities: Is A Bird In The Hand Really Worth More Than The Bush?, Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Neidell

Joshua Graff Zivin

No abstract provided.


Should New Bills Of Rights Address Emerging International Human Rights Norms? The Challenge Of “Defamation Of Religion”, Robert C. Blitt 2009 University of Tennessee College of Law

Should New Bills Of Rights Address Emerging International Human Rights Norms? The Challenge Of “Defamation Of Religion”, Robert C. Blitt

Robert C. Blitt

The emerging international human rights norm of “defamation of religion,” an ongoing flashpoint in debates at the United Nations (UN) and elsewhere, merits the attention of all parties playing a role in the drafting of new bills of rights. This article uses the case study of defamation of religion, as an emerging norm and the current debate over a possible Australian bill of rights, to argue that a well-rounded drafting process. This drafting process should contemplate the relevancy and impact of emerging norms as a means of enhancing the process, deepening domestic understanding of rights, and ensuring an outcome instrument ...


Spatial Inequality As Constitutional Infirmity: Equal Protection, Child Poverty And Place, Lisa R. Pruitt 2009 University of California, Davis

Spatial Inequality As Constitutional Infirmity: Equal Protection, Child Poverty And Place, Lisa R. Pruitt

Lisa R Pruitt

This is the first in a series of articles that maps legal conceptions of (in)equality onto the socio-geographical concept of spatial inequality, with a view to generating legal remedies for those living in places marked by socioeconomic disadvantage. Written for a symposium on “rural law,” this article considers in particular whether the funding and delivery of government services at the county level in the state of Montana violate the state’s constitution because of the grossly disparate abilities among Montana counties to finance and provide such services. Pruitt’s analysis focuses on children as a particularly vulnerable and immobile ...


The Political Psychology Of (De)Securitization: Place-Making Strategies In Denmark, Sweden, And Canada, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking 2009 Huron University College, Canada

The Political Psychology Of (De)Securitization: Place-Making Strategies In Denmark, Sweden, And Canada, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

In this article we demonstrate how both state structures and collective agencies contribute to patterns of securitization and, in so doing, reconfigure conceptions of space and place. Focusing on the life-chances of Muslim minority populations in Denmark, Sweden, and Canada, we begin by establishing how experiences of empire and colonization have shaped dominant regimes of citizenship and multiculturalism. Analyzing responses to the Danish newspaper publication of the 'Mohammed cartoons', we illustrate the dynamics of place making that are operative in the political psychology of securitization. Our analysis illustrates the cosmopolitical and dialogical character of Canadian multiculturalism and how such a ...


Media And Democracy: Recent Experiences From Canada And Mexico-An Introduction, Manuel A. Gurrero, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking 2009 Huron University College, Canada

Media And Democracy: Recent Experiences From Canada And Mexico-An Introduction, Manuel A. Gurrero, Paul W. Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


U.S. Pharmacists' Effects As Team Members On Patient Care: Systematic Review And Meta-Analyses, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Jeannie Kim Lee, Christina Spivey, Marion Slack, Richard Herrier, Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, Joshua Graff Zivin, Ivo Abraham, John Palmer, Jennifer Martin, Sandra Kramer, Timothy Wunz 2009 University of Arizona

U.S. Pharmacists' Effects As Team Members On Patient Care: Systematic Review And Meta-Analyses, Marie Chisholm-Burns, Jeannie Kim Lee, Christina Spivey, Marion Slack, Richard Herrier, Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, Joshua Graff Zivin, Ivo Abraham, John Palmer, Jennifer Martin, Sandra Kramer, Timothy Wunz

Joshua Graff Zivin

No abstract provided.


Museu Molecular E Desenvolvimento Cultural, George Yudice 2009 University of Miami

Museu Molecular E Desenvolvimento Cultural, George Yudice

George Yúdice

No abstract provided.


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