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What Code-Mixed Dps Can Tell Us About Gender, Elena Valenzuela, Joyce Bruhn De Garavito, Ewelina Barski, Maria De Luna Villalón, Ana Faure, Yolanda Pangtay, Alma Ramírez Trujillo, Sonia Reis Oct 2011

What Code-Mixed Dps Can Tell Us About Gender, Elena Valenzuela, Joyce Bruhn De Garavito, Ewelina Barski, Maria De Luna Villalón, Ana Faure, Yolanda Pangtay, Alma Ramírez Trujillo, Sonia Reis

Ewelina Barski, PhD

There has been a growing interest in the examination of the steady state of simultaneous bilinguals. An understanding of what leads to the possible weaknesses in the grammar of early bilinguals can contribute to our understanding of the possible causes of the apparent characteristic ‘failures’ in second language acquisition (Montrul 2008). Spanish has a gender feature for nouns (Carroll 1989) and gender agreement for determiners and adjectives. Problems with the acquisition of gender marking on the noun and/or with gender agreement are well-known in the L2 literature (Hawkins 1998; Fernández–Garcia 1999; Franceschina 2001; Bruhn de Garavito and White ...


What Code-Mixed Dps Can Tell Us About Gender, Elena Valenzuela, Joyce Bruhn De Garavito, Ewelina Barski, Maria De Luna Villalón, Ana Faure, Yolanda Pangtay, Alma Ramírez Trujillo, Sonia Reis Jun 2010

What Code-Mixed Dps Can Tell Us About Gender, Elena Valenzuela, Joyce Bruhn De Garavito, Ewelina Barski, Maria De Luna Villalón, Ana Faure, Yolanda Pangtay, Alma Ramírez Trujillo, Sonia Reis

Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

There has been a growing interest in the examination of the steady state of simultaneous bilinguals. An understanding of what leads to the possible weaknesses in the grammar of early bilinguals can contribute to our understanding of the possible causes of the apparent characteristic ‘failures’ in second language acquisition (Montrul 2008). Spanish has a gender feature for nouns (Carroll 1989) and gender agreement for determiners and adjectives. Problems with the acquisition of gender marking on the noun and/or with gender agreement are well-known in the L2 literature (Hawkins 1998; Fernández–Garcia 1999; Franceschina 2001; Bruhn de Garavito and White ...


Communiqué For Elders On Reconciliation, Reunification And Peace In Cyprus: An Inter-Communal Civic Initiative, Nicos Trimikliniotis Nov 2009

Communiqué For Elders On Reconciliation, Reunification And Peace In Cyprus: An Inter-Communal Civic Initiative, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

The visit of Elders in December 2009 is coinciding with a critical moment in the negotiation process, which is gradually entering into its final crucial phase. The two leaders appear determined to move forward with a settlement, despite the inherent difficulties; the Elders’ visit can assist the process by encouraging the leaders to show courage and boldness so as to press on with an agreement as soon as possible. Unlike in 2004, where both process and outcome were in the end delegitimized as ‘externally imposed’ and ‘not properly balanced’, this time the process is entirely owned and controlled by the ...


An "Act Of God": Race, Religion, And Policy In The Wake Of Hurricane Katrina, Seneca Vaught Oct 2009

An "Act Of God": Race, Religion, And Policy In The Wake Of Hurricane Katrina, Seneca Vaught

Seneca Vaught

This essay addresses how characterization of Hurricane Katrina as an “act of God” exposed historical racial cleavages and policy challenges in post-Katrina America. Act-of-God rhetoric not only stemmed from religious history but was also largely informed by America's racial legacy. Usage of the term often absolved individuals and institutions from personal responsibility and economic liability, especially when the specter of race could be invoked. The term also revealed generational ideological differences within the Black community itself, posing significant questions about the discourse of race and religion in post–civil rights America.


The War On Twitter, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. Oct 2009

The War On Twitter, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

Michael I. Niman tells how the Feds busted a Twitter tweeter and impounded Curious George and Buffy videos in a terror probe.


Mcjobs And Pieces Of Flair: Teaching About Mcdonaldization. Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber Oct 2009

Mcjobs And Pieces Of Flair: Teaching About Mcdonaldization. Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Devastatingly Human: An Analysis Of Registered Nurses’ Medication Error Accounts. Podium/National, Linda Treiber, Jackie Jones Oct 2009

Devastatingly Human: An Analysis Of Registered Nurses’ Medication Error Accounts. Podium/National, Linda Treiber, Jackie Jones

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Preventing Racism, Xenophobia And Related Intolerance In Sport Across The European Union - Raxen Thematic Study On Cyprus, Nicos Trimikliniotis Sep 2009

Preventing Racism, Xenophobia And Related Intolerance In Sport Across The European Union - Raxen Thematic Study On Cyprus, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

This is a staudy on racism in sport in Cyprus, part of the the RAXEN Network.

There is no comprehensive study, nor is there any systematic system of recording racist incidents and discriminatory practices in sport in Cyprus. To collect the necessary evidence for the purposes of this report the NFP relied on various secondary sources (books, media reports). Additionally, the report draws on interviews as well as extensive information gathering from the persons interviewed (see interview list). There is however some ‘concrete’ evidence in the form of specialised body reports and sanctions against particular clubs imposed by the tribunal ...


Exceptions, Soft Borders And Free Movement For Workers, Nicos Trimikliniotis Sep 2009

Exceptions, Soft Borders And Free Movement For Workers, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

This chapter deals with issues of exceptions, soft borders and free movement for workers as illustrated in the Case of Cyprus. The chapter attempts to unravel some exceptional considerations aiming to restrict free movement for workers essentially on the grounds political and economic conditions that fall outside the edges of the law. The ECJ has repeatedly ruled that the scope of exceptions, derogations, issues relating to the territorial scope of treaties as well as various public policy and security considerations restricting free movement, are severely limited by the operation of the fundamental principles of the EU acquis. On the other ...


Work As A Haven: The Role Of ‘Workplace Family’ Support On Worker Health Outcomes. Roundtable/National, Linda Treiber, Shannon Davis Aug 2009

Work As A Haven: The Role Of ‘Workplace Family’ Support On Worker Health Outcomes. Roundtable/National, Linda Treiber, Shannon Davis

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Get A Second Opinion: Patient Trust And Medical Error. Roundtable/National, Linda Treiber Aug 2009

Get A Second Opinion: Patient Trust And Medical Error. Roundtable/National, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Cash For Clunkers?, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. Jul 2009

Cash For Clunkers?, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

Landfilling old gas-guzzlers for new gas-guzzlers isn’t green – it’s a subsidy for the motor industry, argues Michael I. Niman


Asian Woman Fled Middletown Brothel Last Year, Melanie Shapiro Esq, Donna M. Hughes Dr. Jul 2009

Asian Woman Fled Middletown Brothel Last Year, Melanie Shapiro Esq, Donna M. Hughes Dr.

Donna M. Hughes

A business owner has told Citizens Against Trafficking that late last year, an Asian women fled a spa-brothel nearby and came to their shop to ask for assistance.


The Madonna Of 115th Street Revisited: Vodou And Haitian Catholicism In The Age Of Transnationalism, Elizabeth Mcalister Jun 2009

The Madonna Of 115th Street Revisited: Vodou And Haitian Catholicism In The Age Of Transnationalism, Elizabeth Mcalister

Elizabeth McAlister

No abstract provided.


A Law Unto Themselves: Historical Consequences And Cultural Realities From The Neglect Of Africana Studies In Policymaking Processes, Seneca Vaught May 2009

A Law Unto Themselves: Historical Consequences And Cultural Realities From The Neglect Of Africana Studies In Policymaking Processes, Seneca Vaught

Seneca Vaught

No abstract provided.


Indoor Brothel List By Senate District In Rhode Island, May 2009, Melanie Shapiro Esq, Donna M. Hughes Dr. Apr 2009

Indoor Brothel List By Senate District In Rhode Island, May 2009, Melanie Shapiro Esq, Donna M. Hughes Dr.

Donna M. Hughes

Because of decriminalized prostitution, the number of places where there is indoor prostitution is rapidly increasing. The following is a partial list that demonstrates the escalating problem in Rhode Island, particularly since the Korean spa-brothels are known to be connected to Asian organized crime.


Race And Ethnicity In The Arab World, Jesse Benjamin Apr 2009

Race And Ethnicity In The Arab World, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.


Nursing Diagnosis: Oxymoron Or Valuable Tool? Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber Apr 2009

Nursing Diagnosis: Oxymoron Or Valuable Tool? Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Eligibility, Recruitment, And Retention Of African Americans With Severe Mental Illness In Community Research, Michelle D. Hampton, Mary C. White, Linda Chafetz Mar 2009

Eligibility, Recruitment, And Retention Of African Americans With Severe Mental Illness In Community Research, Michelle D. Hampton, Mary C. White, Linda Chafetz

Michelle DeCoux Hampton

Data that addresses severely mentally ill (SMI) African Americans (AAs) likelihood to participate in clinical research is limited. This study’s purpose was to determine if differences exist between races regarding eligibility, recruitment, and retention in a community-based clinical trial. The sample included 293 participants. Data sources included clinical records and interviews. Logistic regression was used for analysis. AAs were as likely to participate and to complete followup interviews as Whites. In contrast to studies about non-mentally ill AAs, AAs with SMI appeared to be as willing to consent to and to remain in clinical research studies as Whites.


Reboot America: Lessons From Post-Consumerist Cuba, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. Mar 2009

Reboot America: Lessons From Post-Consumerist Cuba, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker Mar 2009

What Should We Be Doing To Reduce Or End Campus Violence?, Jason A. Laker

Jason A. Laker

Over the last several years, there have been a number of high-profile incidents of violence on college and university campuses. These have precipitated discussions and new initiatives on campuses and within our professional organizations intended to prevent and respond to violence.


Archetypal Energies, The Emergence Of Obama As A Practical Idealist, And Global Transformation, Carroy U. Ferguson Feb 2009

Archetypal Energies, The Emergence Of Obama As A Practical Idealist, And Global Transformation, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

During this time of change, AHP and kindred spirits on the edge have important roles to play. We are the keepers and nurturers of a transformative and evolutionary Vision for Consciousness and a more humane world. At issue is what I will call the “psychic politics” for global transformation, nurtured by practical idealism and the Archetypal Energies. In other writings, I have described Archetypal Energies as Higher Vibrational Energies, operating deep within our individual and collective psyches, which have their own transcendent value, purpose, quality, and “voice”, unique to the individual. We experience them as “creative urges” to move us ...


When The Five Rights Go Wrong: Medication Errors From The Nurse’S Perspective. Podium/Regional, Jackie Jones, Linda Treiber Feb 2009

When The Five Rights Go Wrong: Medication Errors From The Nurse’S Perspective. Podium/Regional, Jackie Jones, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Truth And Lies, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. Jan 2009

Truth And Lies, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

It’s not a political ideology or position. Truth is the truth. It’s honesty and accuracy, says Michael I. Niman


2009: Αναγνώσεις Ενός Θρυμματισμένου Κόσμου, Nicos Trimikliniotis Jan 2009

2009: Αναγνώσεις Ενός Θρυμματισμένου Κόσμου, Nicos Trimikliniotis

Nicos Trimikliniotis

2009: Αναγνώσεις ενός θρυμματισμένου κόσμου Περιπέτειες Ιδεών, Τ.26 [18.1.2009] ΠΕΡΙΕΧΟΜΕΝΑ 1. Editorial Το Θέατρο φρίκης της γειτονιάς μας: Θρυμματισμένα οράματα και σώματα Αμάχων ΕΚΤΑΚΤΟ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ: Η ΚΑΡΔΙΑ ΜΑΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΑΛΑΙΣΤΙΝΗ ΤΟΥΦΕΚΙΖΕΤΑΙ 2. Avishai Ehrlich Σταματήστε τον Πόλεμο! 3. ΑΛΛΗΛΕΓΓΥΗ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΙΣΡΑΗΛΙΝΟΥΣ ΑΝΤΙΡΡΗΣΙΕΣ ΣΥΝΕΙΔΗΣΗΣ 4 . Λινοπάμπακος "Εν τζαι εζητησαμεν το φεγγαρι..." 5. Α.Δ. Ανευ Ορίων Στρατόπεδο συγκέντρωσης “Gaza Camp” ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΕΞΕΓΕΡΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΟΝ ΑΥΤΑΡΧΙΚΟ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΜΟ 6. Μωυσής Μπουντουρίδης Για την ‘Κριτική της Βίας’ του Walter Benjamin 7. Walter Benjamin Κριτική της Βίας (αποσπάσματα) 8. Άκης Γαβριηλίδης Γιατί είμαι με τους κουκουλοφόρους 9 Αλεξάνδρα Πατρικίου ...


Hamas Controlled Televised News Media: Counter- Peace, Allen Gnanam Dec 2008

Hamas Controlled Televised News Media: Counter- Peace, Allen Gnanam

Allen Gnanam

The hegemonic force of Hamas censored televised news media in Gaza, can not be fully comprehended and appreciated without recognizing the role of propaganda, censorship, and the historical context of the middle east. These 3 interrelated dimensions will be analyzed using functionalism, the mass society theory, the dominant ideology framework, the critical criminology framework, and the symbolic interactionist framework. Through censorship, Hamas news media outlets were able to unilaterally inject culturally relevant propaganda, into the minds of children and citizens. The hypodermic syringe model can be applied to the state controlled news media situation in Gaza, as the people of ...


Gender And Violence: Trends In Adult Male And Female Violence, 1980-2004, Jennifer Schwartz, Darrell Steffensmeier, Ben Feldmeyer Dec 2008

Gender And Violence: Trends In Adult Male And Female Violence, 1980-2004, Jennifer Schwartz, Darrell Steffensmeier, Ben Feldmeyer

Ben Feldmeyer

Constructionist theories suggest the national rise in female violence arrests may be policy generated because arrest statistics are produced by violent behavior and changing official responses (e.g., net-widening enforcement policies). Normative theories attribute the rise to female behavior changes (e.g., in response to increased freedoms or hardships). We examine whether any narrowing of the arrest gender gap is borne out across offense types of varying measurement reliability, in victimization data, and across two post-arrest criminal justice stages. Advanced time-series analyses over 1980 through 2003 support the constructionist position. First, all sources show little or no increase in women ...


Non Nation Destabilizing Eradication Of Opium Cultivation In Afghanistan: A History Backed Analysis, Allen Gnanam Dec 2008

Non Nation Destabilizing Eradication Of Opium Cultivation In Afghanistan: A History Backed Analysis, Allen Gnanam

Allen Gnanam

A successful and non nation destabilizing eradication of opium cultivation in Afghanistan, is contingent upon the mandatory countering of interconnected (a) economic obstacles, (b) sociocultural obstacles, and (c) political obstacles that are fueling and maintaining the illegal production and trade of heroin. This paper will explore and analyze the above mentioned interconnected obstacles, in order to present the complex issues that need to be addressed when it comes to dismantling the illegal opium bastion in Afghanistan. At a macro- level Foucault’s triangular model that identifies the interconnectivity between the government, the population, and the political economy (1978) will be ...


Florence Nightingale, Linda Treiber Dec 2008

Florence Nightingale, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Does Immigration Increase Violence? The Offsetting Effects Of Immigration On Hispanic Violence, Ben Feldmeyer Dec 2008

Does Immigration Increase Violence? The Offsetting Effects Of Immigration On Hispanic Violence, Ben Feldmeyer

Ben Feldmeyer

Despite longstanding interest in the effects of immigration on American society, there are few studies that examine the relationship between immigration and crime. Drawing from social disorganization theory and community resource/social capital perspectives, this study examines the effects of Latino immigration on Latino violence. Data on violence (i.e., homicide, robbery, and Violent Index) and the structural conditions of Latino populations are drawn from the California Arrest Data (CAL), New York State Arrest Data (NYSAD), and U.S. Census data for approximately 400 census places during the 1999–2001 period. Findings suggest that immigrant concentration has no direct effect ...