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A Tri-Disciplinary Analysis Of Religion, Alicia Wallace Dec 2009

A Tri-Disciplinary Analysis Of Religion, Alicia Wallace

Social Sciences

This paper analyzes religion using a multi-disciplinary approach. Studying the Social Sciences exposes one to an opportunity not just to learn a single discipline, but three, and this unique learning experience can teach one to look at the world’s phenomena with a multi-perspective view. Using a tri-disciplinary approach when exploring topics can broaden ones outlook on how there are many ways to explore and investigate a topic in greater detail. By using Anthropological, Sociological and Geographical theoretical perspectives one can understand a topic more fully by using a multi-perspective approach when exploring this diverse world culturally, socially and physically.


Fear And Projection As Root Causes Of War, And The Archetypal Energies "Trust" And "Peace" As Antidotes, Carroy U. Ferguson Sep 2009

Fear And Projection As Root Causes Of War, And The Archetypal Energies "Trust" And "Peace" As Antidotes, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

I want to use this opportunity to discuss a phenomenon that continues to plague the human experience. It is called the game of war. War is perhaps the deadliest game that humanity has created. The conflict itself represents what appears to be opposing views about the way things should be. Each side believes that it is right and that its actions are justified. Each side therefore seeks to impose its views on the other or to defend its views against the other. Each side fears the other as an enemy and each side projects its fears onto its perceived “enemy.”


Conversation: Possibilities Of Its Repair And Descent Into Discourse And Computation, Klaus Krippendorff Jul 2009

Conversation: Possibilities Of Its Repair And Descent Into Discourse And Computation, Klaus Krippendorff

Departmental Papers (ASC)

This essay contends that radical constructivism makes a mistake by focusing on cognition at the expense of where cognitive phenomena surface: in the interactive use of language. By contrast, it advocates a radically social constructivism grounded in the conversational nature of being human. It also urges to abandon the celebration of observation, inherited from the enlightenment’s preoccupation with description, in favor of participation, the recognition that speaking and writing are acts of continuously reconstructing reality, only partly conceivable by participants yet interactively realized.

It distinguishes between conversation as observed and conversation as articulated by its participants. It postulates accountability ...


‘You Can Fly!’: Reimagining Peter Pan And Snowboarding’S Olympic Neverland, M. Popovic, Don Morrow May 2009

‘You Can Fly!’: Reimagining Peter Pan And Snowboarding’S Olympic Neverland, M. Popovic, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Narratives With Perspectives: Stories And Re-Membrances Of The Miracle Mile, Don Morrow Apr 2009

Narratives With Perspectives: Stories And Re-Membrances Of The Miracle Mile, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Stress: Making The Crooked Straight, And Other Impossible Tasks, Ronald E. Hawkins Mar 2009

Stress: Making The Crooked Straight, And Other Impossible Tasks, Ronald E. Hawkins

Ronald E. Hawkins

No abstract provided.


Answering The Cry For Help: A Counselor's Plea For Family Enrichment, Ronald E. Hawkins Mar 2009

Answering The Cry For Help: A Counselor's Plea For Family Enrichment, Ronald E. Hawkins

Ronald E. Hawkins

No abstract provided.


Review: Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do!, Ronald E. Hawkins Mar 2009

Review: Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do!, Ronald E. Hawkins

Ronald E. Hawkins

No abstract provided.


Eating Inside: Food Service Experiences In Three Australian Prisons, P. G. Williams, K. Walton, N. Ainsworth, C. Wirtz Jan 2009

Eating Inside: Food Service Experiences In Three Australian Prisons, P. G. Williams, K. Walton, N. Ainsworth, C. Wirtz

Peter Williams

This study evaluated the menus and food service experience of inmates in three correctional centres in Sydney (one minimum security, one high security, and one for women). Menus were evaluated against recommended dietary intakes, dietary guidelines and nutrition policy statements. Menus generally provided a well varied selection of foods which met the majority of individual nutritional requirements and dietary guidelines - assuming all food provided was consumed. Focus groups and interviews with 35 inmates explored their attitudes about and experiences of the foodservice provision. Sixteen key themes of concern were identified, including: • Complaints about food quality, lack of choice, and insufficient ...


Australian Consumer Attitudes To Health Claim - Food Product Compatibility For Functional Foods, P. G. Williams, L. Ridges, M. Batterham, B. Ripper, M. C. Hung Jan 2009

Australian Consumer Attitudes To Health Claim - Food Product Compatibility For Functional Foods, P. G. Williams, L. Ridges, M. Batterham, B. Ripper, M. C. Hung

Peter Williams

This study with Australian consumers investigated how appealing different health claims combined with particular food carriers were to Australian consumers, and compared the results of a similar study with Dutch consumers. 149 shoppers considered up to 30 different food concepts, rating how ‘attractive’, ‘believable’, and ‘new and different’ they found each concept and their ‘intention to try’. Each variable was significantly related to intention to try (p<0.001) and together explained 56% of the intention score. Claims and carriers independently had a significant effect on ratings of attractiveness and intention to try but, unlike the Dutch study, the carrier was a more important predictor of intention to purchase than the claim. Implications for regulation of health claims for food are discussed.


The Logic Of Bailout Strategies, Rudolf Kaehr Jan 2009

The Logic Of Bailout Strategies, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

Some thoughts about/of the logic, blend, chiasm and diamond of bailout strategies. Eliciting aspects of the maxim: “Without insurrection, no resurrection".


Diamond Semiotic Short Studies, Rudolf Kaehr Jan 2009

Diamond Semiotic Short Studies, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

A collection of papers on semiotics, polycontexturality and diamond theory


Archaeological Investigations In The Courtyard Of Mission Nuestra Señora De La Purisima Concepción Acuña (41bx12), Antonia L. Figueroa, Steve A. Tomka Jan 2009

Archaeological Investigations In The Courtyard Of Mission Nuestra Señora De La Purisima Concepción Acuña (41bx12), Antonia L. Figueroa, Steve A. Tomka

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Archaeological investigations took place in the courtyard of Mission Concepción between 2002 and 2005 in order to identify remnant architectural remains of Spanish Colonial structures prior to the installation of a drainage system. Archaeological investigations were performed under the auspices of two field schools held by the Department of Anthropology’s Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The Center’s Legacy Public Outreach Program also held a field school as part of these investigations. Archival documents indicate that the granary and another structure, possibly the community storeroom or corridor, occupied the courtyard. Investigations ...


Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project:Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project, Kristi M. Ulrich, Barbara A. Meissner, Maria Watson Pfeiffer Jan 2009

Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project:Archaeological Monitoring Of The Urban Reach Section Of The San Antonio River Improvement Project, Kristi M. Ulrich, Barbara A. Meissner, Maria Watson Pfeiffer

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Between May of 2007 and February of 2009, archaeologists monitored the removal of soil from the banks of the San Antonio River in preparation for the Riverwalk expansion between the Lexington Avenue Dam to Josephine Street Bridge. The project was part of the Museum “Urban” Reach portion of the San Antonio River Improvements Project. The Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted by Ford, Powell and Carson Architects & Planners, Inc. This work was complete under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 5377, issued by the Texas Historical Commission. Several features were uncovered during the excavations ...


Archaeological Research At The Wilson-Durham-Chandler Site, Molly Morgan Jan 2009

Archaeological Research At The Wilson-Durham-Chandler Site, Molly Morgan

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Work conducted by the Center for Archaeological Studies, under contract with the Wilson Pottery Foundation, and sponsored by that foundation with a grant from the Texas Historical Commission, was undertaken in 2007-2009 to document and conserve the remains of the Wilson-Durham-Chandler site, protecting the location of important socioeconomic transitions following the Civil War. Today, these material remains, along with other significant locations in Seguin including the other Wilson sites, the Capote community church, cemetery, and schoolhouse, and the Wilson Pottery Museum (under construction for a future opening) all function to link members of modern society with important people and events ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Paloma Subdivision, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2009

Archaeological Survey Of The Paloma Subdivision, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an archaeological survey for the Paloma Subdivision in Bexar County, Texas. The project area is located in east Bexar County and consisted of approximately 328 acres. During the survey, 85 shovel tests were excavated and sites 41BX1792, 41BX1793, 41BX1794, and 41BX1795 were identified and recorded. Two of the sites possessed prehistoric components (41BX1792 and 41BX1793). A temporal affiliation was not discernable for 41BX1793 but one diagnostic (stem of an Edwards projectile point) was recovered from 41BX1792 dating the site to the Late Prehistoric. 41BX1794 and 41BX1795 ...


Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Road Improvements At The Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Johnson City, Gillespie County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich Jan 2009

Archaeological Survey Of The Proposed Road Improvements At The Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Johnson City, Gillespie County, Texas, Kristi M. Ulrich

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In September of 2009, CAR was contracted by the National Park Service Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park to conduct a pedestrian survey along the routes of the proposed improvements to two park roads: Bailey Road and Davis Road. Thirty shovel tests were excavated during the linear survey. Of these 30 shovel tests, seven produced cultural material. The material encountered consisted of lithic flakes and metal fragments. One multi-component site was designated during the course of the project. Site 41GL411 produced a few flakes, rusted unidentifiable metal fragments, a fencing staple and slag. CAR recommends that the site’s mixed ...


Archaeological Survey For The Planned First Responders Academy, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2009

Archaeological Survey For The Planned First Responders Academy, Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio performed an archaeological survey for the planned First Responder Academy, Bexar County, Texas. The work was conducted for O’Neil Conrad Oppelt Architects, Inc. As a result of the archaeological survey two new sites were recorded. 41BX1789, a historic site, consisted of a historic structure along with household debris. 41BX1790, identified as a prehistoric site, consisted of a light scatter of lithic debitage and burned rock. One of the Medina Lake irrigation canals runs along the perimeter of the project area and many areas are inundated due ...


National Register Of Historic Places Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1764 (The Dos Mujeres Site), Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa Jan 2009

National Register Of Historic Places Eligibility Testing Of 41bx1764 (The Dos Mujeres Site), Bexar County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility testing at site 41BX1764. The archaeological testing associated with the Salado Creek Greenway project located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas was completed to fulfill contract requirements with Adams Environmental, Inc. of San Antonio. The survey was conducted under the requirements of the City of San Antonio Unified Development Code Chapter 35, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, and the Texas Antiquities Code. The archaeological testing was performed under Texas Antiquities Permit No ...


Archaeological Testing Of 41bx1788 On The Salado Creek Greenway Near Voelcker Ranch, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp Jan 2009

Archaeological Testing Of 41bx1788 On The Salado Creek Greenway Near Voelcker Ranch, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Leonard Kemp

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In September of 2008, The Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) conducted eligibility testing of a previously unknown archaeological site adjacent to the Salado Creek Greenway near the Voelcker Ranch, located in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. 41BX1788 was found by a local resident after the construction of piers for a pedestrian bridge associated with the Salado Creek Greenway. The primary purpose of testing was to determine if any intact cultural deposits or features remained that would be impacted by further bridge construction. CAR excavated a 1 x 1-meter test unit and ...


The Walnut Branch Hike And Bike Trail Pedestrian Survey, Guadalupe County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Eric R. Oksanen Jan 2009

The Walnut Branch Hike And Bike Trail Pedestrian Survey, Guadalupe County, Texas, Antonia L. Figueroa, Kristi M. Ulrich, Eric R. Oksanen

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted an intensive pedestrian survey along Walnut Branch in Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas during the first half of 2008 and in June of 2009.This investigation was associated with the Walnut Branch Hike and Bike Trail project that involves the City of Seguin and Jacobs. The project aims to revitalize a portion of Walnut Branch for community betterment, tourism and the stimulation of commercial development. There are several historical structures in the environs of the creek, including the Sebastopol State Historical Structure. The archaeological investigations associated with ...


Cultural Resource Assessment And Archival Research For The Proposed Galveston-Bolivar Causeway Galveston County, Texas, Amy Borgens, Doug Jones, Dan Hudson Jan 2009

Cultural Resource Assessment And Archival Research For The Proposed Galveston-Bolivar Causeway Galveston County, Texas, Amy Borgens, Doug Jones, Dan Hudson

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In 2008, following a cultural resources remote-sensing survey for the Proposed Galveston-Bolivar Causeway Project, PBS&J was contracted by the Texas Department of Transportation to perform three studies as supplements to the original investigation. These studies comprised a hydraulic probing investigation at the Old Port Bolivar slip in the area of a charted historic shipwreck; a review of historic maps and aerial photography of the Area of Potential Effect (APE); and an assessment of a collection of abandoned hulks at the northwestern tip of Bolivar Peninsula. All three studies were completed between June and August 2008.

The hydraulic probing investigation at the Old Port Bolivar slip located the remains of a potential submerged shipwreck site measuring approximately 40 x 11 feet at a depth of 17–18 feet below the water surface. PBS&J also examined over 40 historic maps from the collections of the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The investigation of historic maps isolated at least 12 shipwrecks within the APE. Historic Tobin aerial photos of the APE acquired by PBS&J were limited to the sets available from 1930 and 1956. One shipwreck anomaly discovered during the 2007 Galveston-Bolivar Causeway remote-sensing survey was captured in the 1956 aerial. The incomplete coverage area of the 1930 photography prevented a review of other known targets. An investigation of the abandoned hulks at Bolivar Peninsula determined that 16 barges are arranged in three primary groups. These barges have either ferrous or wooden hulls; most of the hulks are submerged. Research ...


Results Of Archaeological Survey And Limited Archival Research Of Fairfield Lake State Park, Freestone County, Texas, Julian A. Sitters, Jon C. Lohse, David M. Yelacic, Sarah Scogin Jan 2009

Results Of Archaeological Survey And Limited Archival Research Of Fairfield Lake State Park, Freestone County, Texas, Julian A. Sitters, Jon C. Lohse, David M. Yelacic, Sarah Scogin

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Following the 2008 reassessment, TPWD contracted CAS to carry out a systematic survey of the 1,460-acre park, excluding previously recorded sites, inundated terrain, and areas of modern disturbance that resulted from park infrastructure developments. The purpose of the survey was to ensure a complete inventory of cultural resources within the park. The effort included pedestrian survey and excavation of 215 shovel tests, as well as archival research to identify historic structures that may have once been present, but that were now razed and that could be considered potential sites. An additional element of this project involved some archival research ...


The Cayo Del Oso Site (41nu2) Volume Ii Results Of Archeological Monitoring Of Spur 3, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas 2000-2007, Barbara M. Meissner, Steve A. Tomka, Jennifer A. Thompson, Raymond P. Mauldin Jan 2009

The Cayo Del Oso Site (41nu2) Volume Ii Results Of Archeological Monitoring Of Spur 3, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas 2000-2007, Barbara M. Meissner, Steve A. Tomka, Jennifer A. Thompson, Raymond P. Mauldin

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This report is the second volume in a two volume set (see Jackson et al. 2004) detailing the archeological work conducted at site 41NU2 over several years. This volume focuses on the results of construction monitoring associated with road improvements to Spur 3, in Corpus Christi. The work was conducted under Texas Antiquities Committee Permit Number 2445, originally issued to Dr. Robert Hard, who served as the Principal Investigator during the early phases of the project. In 2001, the permit was transferred to Dr. Raymond P. Mauldin, who served as the Principal Investigator the remainder of the project. i


Archaeological Investigations On The Herd Ranch In Western Menard County, Texas, Jon C. Lohse Jan 2009

Archaeological Investigations On The Herd Ranch In Western Menard County, Texas, Jon C. Lohse

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In the summer of 2009, the Center for Archaeological Studies at Texas State University (CAS) conducted an archaeological survey and limited testing of portions of the Rafter Z Ranch and Saba Ranch (collectively referred to as the Herd Ranch) in western Menard County, Central Texas. This work was privately funded by the Herd family, who has long maintained a sincere interest in identifying, understanding, and preserving the very many historic and prehistoric resources on their property. The Herd Ranch is located along the north bank of the San Saba River, due east of historic Fort McKavett and approximately 20 miles ...


Diamond Theory Collections. A Collection Of Papers And Fragments Towards Diamond Theory 2007-2009, Rudolf Kaehr Dec 2008

Diamond Theory Collections. A Collection Of Papers And Fragments Towards Diamond Theory 2007-2009, Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

No abstract provided.