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Schiller On Aesthetic Education: Radicalization By Return, Fred Baumann 2009 Kenyon College

Schiller On Aesthetic Education: Radicalization By Return, Fred Baumann

Fred Baumann

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Documents Journey Through Time: Weeding A History, Vickie Mix 2009 South Dakota State University

Documents Journey Through Time: Weeding A History, Vickie Mix

Vickie Mix

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to offer a reflective analysis of project planning for the legal disposition of a large Federal Documents Collection in an off-site storage facility. Design/methodology/approach - This paper provides a case study. Findings - This paper examines specific steps in a project plan for relocation and disposition of Federal Documents received under the Federal Depository Library Program. Originality/value - The paper contributes to the discussion of library space needs, the disposition of tangible resources in an increasingly electronic age and the challenges libraries face in managing collections.


The Implicit Association Test As A Class Assignment: Student Affective And Attitudinal Reactions, Kathryn Morris, Leslie Ashburn-Nardo 2009 Butler University

The Implicit Association Test As A Class Assignment: Student Affective And Attitudinal Reactions, Kathryn Morris, Leslie Ashburn-Nardo

Kathryn A. Morris

The Implicit Association Test (IAT) is a popular means of examining “hidden” biases. However, some express concerns about classroom use of the IAT, citing students' potentially negative affective reactions to taking the IAT and discovering their implicit biases. To investigate the validity of this criticism, 35 social psychology students completed affect measures after taking and discussing the Race IAT. Students reported more positive than negative affect both immediately after taking the IAT and 1 week later. They also reported greater awareness of their own and others' implicit racial biases, knowledge of implicit processes, and perceived value of the IAT demonstration.


Utah Libraries News, Lesli Baker 2009 Utah Valley University

Utah Libraries News, Lesli Baker

Lesli A Baker

No abstract provided.


Inferring Drug Use From Productivity Trends In Track And Field, Michael Seeborg, Allison Fisher 2009 Illinois Wesleyan University

Inferring Drug Use From Productivity Trends In Track And Field, Michael Seeborg, Allison Fisher

Michael Seeborg

No abstract provided.


Cyberbullying In Mexico: The Importance Of Implementing Earlier Public Policies To Limit Its Growth, Daniel Tapia 2009 GC Genera

Cyberbullying In Mexico: The Importance Of Implementing Earlier Public Policies To Limit Its Growth, Daniel Tapia

Daniel Tapia

No abstract provided.


Academic Integrity And Assignment Design, Stefanie Warlick 2009 James Madison University

Academic Integrity And Assignment Design, Stefanie Warlick

Stefanie E Warlick

No abstract provided.


Workers On The Margin: Who Drops Health Coverage When Prices Rise?, Edward Okeke, Richard Hirth, Kyle Grazier 2009 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Workers On The Margin: Who Drops Health Coverage When Prices Rise?, Edward Okeke, Richard Hirth, Kyle Grazier

Edward Okeke

We revisit the question of price elasticity of employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) take-up by directly examining changes in the take-up of ESI at a large firm in response to exogenous changes in employee premium contributions. We find that, on average, a 10% increase in the employee’s out-of-pocket premium increases the probability of dropping coverage by approximately 1%. More importantly, we find heterogeneous impacts: married workers are much more price-sensitive than single employees, and lower-paid workers are disproportionately more likely to drop coverage than higher-paid workers. Elasticity estimates for employees below the 25th percentile of salary distribution in our sample are nearly …


Vernon Briggs: Real-World Labor Economist, 2009 Selected Works

Vernon Briggs: Real-World Labor Economist

Vernon M Briggs Jr

[Excerpt] Vernon Briggs stepped into a wastebasket and launched my career as a labor economist. In the spring of 1969, I was sleepwalking through the undergraduate economics program at the University of Texas and sitting in Dr. Briggs’s labor economics class. He was vigorously making a point when his misstep off the small classroom stage produced a roar of laughter but did not break his train of thought. He woke me up; I thought, “Man, I want to be as passionate about my life’s work as this guy.


Geheimnisvolle Musik, Jason Neal 2009 University of Western Ontario

Geheimnisvolle Musik, Jason Neal

Jason R. Neal

Looking beyond tradtional genre categorizations, this blog ties together strands of similarities among diverse types of music. As we enter the second decade of the 21st Century, people seem more open to different types of music than in previous times. Or, they at least admit to it more readily. Furthermore, many musicians and composers have engaged with genres beyond the ones with which they are most commonly identified. Still, defining one’s tastes by genre remains firmly established for any number of reasons. If nothing else, it can provide shorthand for identifying one’s status, or it can aid with marketing products …


Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young Hiv-Positive And Hiv-Negative Gay Men In Vancouver, Canada, A. Schilder, Treena Orchard, C. Buchner, S. Strathdee, R. Hogg 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Insert Discourse: Rectal Douching Among Young Hiv-Positive And Hiv-Negative Gay Men In Vancouver, Canada, A. Schilder, Treena Orchard, C. Buchner, S. Strathdee, R. Hogg

Dr. Treena Orchard

Douching is a common practice among certain groups of women and MSM, and it is conducted for the purpose of cleanliness as part of bodily hygiene maintenance. Although there has been considerable research about female vaginal douching, understandings of rectal douching (RD) for MSM are limited. In the epidemiological and medical literature, RD is presented as a behaviour that removes beneficial bacteria and the surface epithelium layer of the colon, which can, potentially, increase the risk of HIV transmission in MSM. The paucity of research on male douching practices is curious given the primacy of anal sex in HIV prevention …


Taming Toddlers, Peta Stapleton, Terri Sheldon 2009 Bond University

Taming Toddlers, Peta Stapleton, Terri Sheldon

Peta B. Stapleton

No abstract provided.


Philosophy And The Information Sciences, Jonathan Furner 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Philosophy And The Information Sciences, Jonathan Furner

Jonathan Furner

Philosophy and the information sciences intersect in various ways. Philosophical approaches to the study of information and information-related phenomena focus on metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical questions; philosophical approaches to the study of the information sciences focus on methodological issues. Metaphilosophical questions may also be asked about philosophy of information and about philosophy of the information sciences.


The Faces Of The Rainbow: Multi-Racial People In American, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland 2009 Eastern Kentucky University

The Faces Of The Rainbow: Multi-Racial People In American, Norman Powell, Roger Cleveland

Norman W. Powell

No abstract provided.


Unacceptable Realities: Public Opinion And The Challenge Of Immigration - A Franco-American Comparison, Roger Waldinger 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Unacceptable Realities: Public Opinion And The Challenge Of Immigration - A Franco-American Comparison, Roger Waldinger

Roger D Waldinger

This paper analyzes survey data collected by the 2003 International Social Survey Program module on National Identity to compare French and American opinion toward immigration. The paper focuses on the views of residents with multi-generational roots: what might in France be called “les francais de souche,” what in the United States would be called “third generation whites,” and what we will describe as the “ethnic majority”.” Ethnic majorities in these immigrant democracies on the two sides of the Atlantic have remarkably convergent views. Majorities of the “ethnic majorities” in both countries want fewer immigrants, rather than more; likewise, majorities want …


Folksonomies, Jonathan Furner 2009 University of California, Los Angeles

Folksonomies, Jonathan Furner

Jonathan Furner

Folksonomies are indexing languages that emerge from the distributed resource-description activity of multiple agents who make use of online tagging services to assign tags (i.e., category labels) to the resources in collections. Although individuals’ motivations for engaging in tagging activity vary widely, folksonomy-based retrieval systems can be evaluated by measuring the degree to which taggers and searchers agree on tag–resource pairings.


Producing Filmed Entertainment, Alisa Perren 2009 Georgia State University

Producing Filmed Entertainment, Alisa Perren

Alisa Perren

No abstract provided.


The New Abridged Reporter's Privilege: Policies, Principles And Pathological Perspectives, Erik Ugland 2009 Marquette University

The New Abridged Reporter's Privilege: Policies, Principles And Pathological Perspectives, Erik Ugland

Erik Ugland

This Article contends that contemporary arguments about the reporter’s privilege are increasingly situated within a divided framework in which protections for confidential and nonconfidential information are treated as separate interests that lack a shared theoretical justification. This is both a cause and consequence of a broader tendency among judges, legislators, journalists and lawyers to emphasize policy-based conceptions of the privilege that are focused on case-specific calculations of harms and benefits, rather than principle-based conceptions focused on journalistic autonomy and the need for a structural separation of press and government. Policy arguments present the privilege as a narrow, utilitarian device for …


Influence Of Perinatal Exposure To A Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture On Learning And Memory, Hippocampal Size, And Estrogen Receptor-Beta Expression, Howard Cromwell 2009 Bowling Green State University

Influence Of Perinatal Exposure To A Polychlorinated Biphenyl Mixture On Learning And Memory, Hippocampal Size, And Estrogen Receptor-Beta Expression, Howard Cromwell

Howard Casey Cromwell

Abstract. Perinatal exposure to PCB has been reported to cause a variety of health effects including endocrine disruption, and immunologic, reproductive, neurologic, and behavioral deficits. In the present study, a mixture of two PCB congeners, one non-coplanar (PCB 47) and one coplanar (PCB 77), were administered to young female Sprague-Dawley rats by route of maternal dietary consumption (either 12.5 ppm or 25.0 ppm, w/w). Impact on learning and memory were examined by radial arm maze on postnatal day 24-27. After behavioral tests were completed, the rats were transcardially perfused, and brains were excised. Immunohistochemistry for ER- β was carried out …


Property Crime At O'Hare International Airport: An Examination Of The Routine Activities Approach, Brian Johnson, Christine Yalda, Christopher Kierkus 2009 Grand Valley State University

Property Crime At O'Hare International Airport: An Examination Of The Routine Activities Approach, Brian Johnson, Christine Yalda, Christopher Kierkus

Christine A. Yalda

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks permanently transformed aviation security, generating more intensive security-related practices. Although these enhanced security measures primarily sought to prevent future terrorist attacks, they also may have provided a secondary benefit of reducing property crimes at airports. The present case study examines changes in airport security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport post-9/11 in the context of routine activities theory. The study first posits that increased security measures at O'Hare should have resulted in increased capable guardianship, thereby reducing the number of suitable targets and criminal opportunities for motivated offenders. After identifying various changes in airport security …


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