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Guide To The John E. Fogarty Papers 1941-1967 Jan 2016

Guide To The John E. Fogarty Papers 1941-1967

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John E. Fogarty served in the United States House of Representatives for twenty-six years (1941-1967) representing Rhode Island's Second Congressional District.

The papers of Congressman Fogarty were presented to Providence College by his wife, Mrs. Luise M. Fogarty, in March, 1967.

The collection consists of personal and constituent correspondence, photographs, public documents and memorabilia of John E. Fogarty (1913-1967), a Rhode Islander with national influence on the role of government in health and education. The 500,000 pieces pertain to legislation, Rhode Island affairs, constituent requests and, most significantly, various aspects of the health field.

Correspondents include most of ...


Neocolonialism, Liberation Theology And The Nicaraguan Revolution, John Hindley Apr 2015

Neocolonialism, Liberation Theology And The Nicaraguan Revolution, John Hindley

Phillips Memorial Library Undergraduate Craft of Research Prize

This paper will attempt to answer an important question regarding the study of revolutions in developing countries: how does Liberation Theology address the problems of neocolonialism that plagues the Latin American continent? The analysis will use the Central American nation, Nicaragua, and its Sandinista revolution as a country case. This question is important to the study because it helps to understand the extent or the kind of an impact religion has on revolutions. In Latin America, the population is majority Roman Catholic. Due to this, the hierarchy of the Church and the laity has had a certain influence on the ...


France And The Community Of Six: The Schuman Declaration To The Treaties Of Rome, Daniel Gagnon Apr 2015

France And The Community Of Six: The Schuman Declaration To The Treaties Of Rome, Daniel Gagnon

Phillips Memorial Library Undergraduate Craft of Research Prize

This paper investigates France’s role during the first decade of European integration, and in particular the initiatives of Jean Monnet and Robert Schuman which led to the creation of the European Communities. Monnet and Schuman began the modern process of uniting Europe with the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community, but the process of integration faced its strongest opposition within France itself and the movement had its first setback in 1954 when the French National Assembly rejected the proposed European Defense Community. Nevertheless, European integration continued, and after the subsequent French election, France rebuilt momentum for further ...


The Organization Of American States (Oas) In Rhetoric And Reality, Elizabeth Marie Moore Apr 2012

The Organization Of American States (Oas) In Rhetoric And Reality, Elizabeth Marie Moore

Philosophy Department Student Papers

The purpose of this study is to examine how well the countries in the Western Hemisphere translate Organization of American States’ (OAS) resolutions into actual meaningful legislation, and how international discourse influences, or does not, domestic policy. This study will utilize the data program QDA Miner in order to better analyze texts of agreements and treaties put forth by the OAS, and to highlight the correlation between different types of rhetoric and meaningful member state action. Data will be gathered primarily from the OAS’ own data bases and compiled into the QDA software for analysis. This analysis will allow the ...


Sacrée Et Inviolable: The Hiv+ Mother In Ivoirian Health Policy, Amber Alaniz Mar 2012

Sacrée Et Inviolable: The Hiv+ Mother In Ivoirian Health Policy, Amber Alaniz

Annual Undergraduate Conference on Health and Society

« La personne humaine est sacrée (2)… Le domicile est inviolable. Les atteintes ou restrictions ne peuvent y être apportées que par la loi. (4) La famille constitue la cellule de base de la société. L'État assure sa protection. (5)» Constitution of La Côte d’Ivoire, Articles 2,4,5[1]

The Ivoirian national constitution, authored and enacted in July of 2000, while expressing a devotion to democratic thought (Preamble) and to the sovereignty of the individual (Article 2), also acknowledges the primacy of the Ivoirian family and collective identity as the basis of society and advances a moral duty ...


Dr. Patrick T. Conley On The Law And Order Constitution, Patrick T. Conley Jan 2012

Dr. Patrick T. Conley On The Law And Order Constitution, Patrick T. Conley

Dorr Scholarship

In this interview, Dr. Patrick T. Conley, constitutional historian and Dorr scholar, discusses the deficiencies of the Law & Order Constitution of 1843, the provisions of the People's Constitution of 1841, and his personal involvement in the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1977.

To view this video interview please visit the Dorr Rebellion Project web site’s video gallery: http://library.providence.edu/dps/projects/dorr/video.php.


Raymond Lavertue On Dorr And The Anti-Slavery Movement, Raymond Lavertue Jan 2012

Raymond Lavertue On Dorr And The Anti-Slavery Movement, Raymond Lavertue

Dorr Scholarship

In this interview, Raymond Lavertue of St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford, discusses Thomas Wilson Dorr's evolving relationship with the anti-slavery movement.

To view this video interview please visit the Dorr Rebellion Project web site’s video gallery: http://library.providence.edu/dps/projects/dorr/video.php.


Town-Gown Relations At Providence College: Perspectives And Interactions Between Students And The Local Community, Joe Paola May 2011

Town-Gown Relations At Providence College: Perspectives And Interactions Between Students And The Local Community, Joe Paola

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Building The Foundation For Rhode Island Immigrant Assistance Database: A Brief Study Of The Communication And Collaboration Among Rhode Island Social Service Agencies, Matthew Friedman May 2011

Building The Foundation For Rhode Island Immigrant Assistance Database: A Brief Study Of The Communication And Collaboration Among Rhode Island Social Service Agencies, Matthew Friedman

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Cuba Got Health Care Right, And It's About Time We Did The Same: An Analysis Of Primary Care In Cuba And The Possibility Of Universal Primary Care In The United States, Jenna Stroly May 2011

Cuba Got Health Care Right, And It's About Time We Did The Same: An Analysis Of Primary Care In Cuba And The Possibility Of Universal Primary Care In The United States, Jenna Stroly

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


The Bilingual Student Experience, Whitney Washousky Apr 2011

The Bilingual Student Experience, Whitney Washousky

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Intrastate Conflict Resolution: Case Studies And Applications For A Globalized World, Michael Kriner Apr 2011

Intrastate Conflict Resolution: Case Studies And Applications For A Globalized World, Michael Kriner

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of The United States’ Embargo On Cuban Health During The ‘Special Period’ And Beyond, Jenna Stroly Dec 2010

The Effects Of The United States’ Embargo On Cuban Health During The ‘Special Period’ And Beyond, Jenna Stroly

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Human Rights Policy Paper: Rape As A Tactic Of War, Sarah Fitzgerald Dec 2010

Human Rights Policy Paper: Rape As A Tactic Of War, Sarah Fitzgerald

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Study Abroad And Global Leadership, James Duff Oct 2010

Study Abroad And Global Leadership, James Duff

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Society’S Views And The Personal Status Code: A Discussion Of Tunisian Men And Women’S Roles In Marriage And Divorce, Alexandra Betgeorge Apr 2010

Society’S Views And The Personal Status Code: A Discussion Of Tunisian Men And Women’S Roles In Marriage And Divorce, Alexandra Betgeorge

Global Studies Student Papers

This paper discusses the present characteristics of men and women’s expected roles in Tunisian society and family during and after marriage. The relationship between the Personal Status Code’s laws and Tunisian society’s general mentality were studied to see how they interacted to create men and women’s reputations and statuses before and after divorce. Four interviews were conducted with two categories of marriages considered: those with children and those without children. Each category was represented by a male and female divorcé living in the northern suburbs of Tunis, who were each asked to speak of their marriage ...


Islamic-Catholic Relations: A Local And Global Comparison, Matthew Hoppler, Jennifer Bell, Ruth Donaghey Oct 2009

Islamic-Catholic Relations: A Local And Global Comparison, Matthew Hoppler, Jennifer Bell, Ruth Donaghey

Global Studies Student Papers

In our modern world, religion remains one of the most important aspects of an individual’s life, no matter what faith they choose to celebrate. Given the world’s increasing interconnectedness and continuing globalization, members of different faiths are becoming more exposed to communities of one another. In modern times, the disagreements between faiths continue just as they have in the past; however there are more efforts on each side to overcome differences and establish a peaceful coexistence and mutual understanding. Two of the most prominent faiths in today’s world are Catholicism and Islam, which have many differences between ...


Marginal Benefit Of Hosting The Summer Olympics: Focusing On Bric Nation Brazil (Rio 2016), Benjamin Mcguirk Wagar Oct 2009

Marginal Benefit Of Hosting The Summer Olympics: Focusing On Bric Nation Brazil (Rio 2016), Benjamin Mcguirk Wagar

Global Studies Student Papers

No abstract provided.


If You Want Peace, Work For Justice: An Evaluation Of International And Sustainable Peace Building In The Former Yugoslavia, Elizabeth Wasson May 2009

If You Want Peace, Work For Justice: An Evaluation Of International And Sustainable Peace Building In The Former Yugoslavia, Elizabeth Wasson

Global Studies Student Papers

This thesis paper provides an evaluation of international criminal tribunals and their ability to incite sustainable peace in ethnically conflicted regions of the world. This research focuses particularly on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the role it has played in reconciling ethnic tensions in the Balkans. First, an extensive review of the literature concerning international jurisdiction provides background information on the two opposing views of international relations: realism and legalism. Both perspectives of international relations have significant implications for the effectiveness of this UN Tribunal and whether or not such supra-national institutions are ultimately effective ...


We Speak For Ourselves: Grassroots Movements In The Struggle For Environmental Justice, Christopher O'Brien Apr 2009

We Speak For Ourselves: Grassroots Movements In The Struggle For Environmental Justice, Christopher O'Brien

Global Studies Student Papers

This literature review and thesis examine two main issues, one on grassroots and community organizing and the other discussing the implications of environmental racism. The paper examines the nature of why low income and minority communities experience a disproportionate amount of environmental injustices, and what can be done at the grassroots level to combat this. Through a review of literature on both community/grassroots organizing and the prevalence of environmental racism within the United States, along with experiential findings through a community partnership, the issues of remedying environmental racism and the effectiveness of the remedies are explored. Environmental racism is ...


Cultural Culinary Wisdom: Combating The Nutrition Transition, Alanna O'Neil Apr 2009

Cultural Culinary Wisdom: Combating The Nutrition Transition, Alanna O'Neil

Global Studies Student Papers

The nutrition transition is a rapidly developing global problem. The disparity between the rates of global obesity and malnutrition is diminishing. Westernization and industrialization are serious factors contributing to the global food and dietary epidemic. As a result, food cultures are threatened by dietary changes inflicted by Westernization. Moreover, rates of diet related non-communicable diseases are on the rise as never seen before. This study examines the problem of the nutrition transition through the context of the prevalence of food cultures, case studies, culinary recipes, dietary habits, and cultural transitions. Supporting this research is a dietary survey of study abroad ...


Refugee Communities: A Campaign For Self-Sustainability, Sophia Georgeo Apr 2009

Refugee Communities: A Campaign For Self-Sustainability, Sophia Georgeo

Global Studies Student Papers

The struggles of becoming self-sustainable and gaining independence from resettling institutions are prominent ones for refugees who resettled to a host country. A multitude of obstacles such as language barriers, cultural differences, and loss of sense of purpose in life are phenomena often experienced by refugees regardless of ethnicity and nationality. These phenomena leave struggling refugees in a state of dependence on any form of guidance and support in order to achieve full assimilation. Through my work at the International Institute of Rhode Island in the refugee resettlement office, I witnessed the crucial role that this humanitarian organization plays in ...


How To Eliminate Corruption In Africa?, Sofia Graça Apr 2009

How To Eliminate Corruption In Africa?, Sofia Graça

Global Studies Student Papers

Corruption is generally defined as the misuse of power for personal gain. The initial aim of this paper was to find a way to eliminate corruption. Even though corruption is a global problem, the research of this project is focused on African nations, particularly on the country of Angola.
The review of the literature consists of an analysis of the main causes and effects of corruption and of how they have a correlation to poverty and underdevelopment. I found that the specific case of Angola fits perfectly into all of the causes and effects of corruption that are mentioned in ...


The Plight Of The Roma In Italy: Human Rights Injustices Of A Feared Minority, Alexandra Errante Apr 2009

The Plight Of The Roma In Italy: Human Rights Injustices Of A Feared Minority, Alexandra Errante

Global Studies Student Papers

Human rights is unique in that it has a universal affect on everyone world-wide no matter his or her nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or economic standing. In order to narrow this down, the intention of this thesis is to explore a specific topic in regards to the overlying issue of human rights. This thesis provides evidence of the mistreatment and blatant racism that is inflicted upon the Roma living in Italy and this paper makes the claim that this is the fault of the Italian government. The methodology used for the community engagement portion of the thesis ...


The Globalization Of Technology To Developing Countries, James Wiley Apr 2009

The Globalization Of Technology To Developing Countries, James Wiley

Global Studies Student Papers

This paper examines current trends in the globalization of technology to developing countries, and the current disparities that exist. This thesis will indicate why many developing nations have limited access to new technology, and what steps must be taken for them to better their economic status. In addition, the actions and effects of both Wired International, a non-profit organization, and the Gaviotas community in Colombia will be analyzed. These two organizations represent groups helping to achieve major positive change in severely underdeveloped nations, and accordingly their impact and methods have the potential to spread endlessly worldwide.


Abrahamic Faith-Based Ngos: A New Approach To Peacemaking And Development, Nicole Chininis Apr 2009

Abrahamic Faith-Based Ngos: A New Approach To Peacemaking And Development, Nicole Chininis

Global Studies Student Papers

This thesis examines the new phenomenon of faith-based nongovernmental organizations and their work in peacemaking and development. In our current globalized world, religion has become a heated topic, often times being the cause of international conflict. However, this argument proves that religion, specifically those of the Abrahamic faiths, and which has been used as a means in peacemaking for many years, is now coming to the forefront of providing a strong foundation for NGOs to thrive. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam have some of the most popular, successful, and expansive NGOs currently involved with humanitarian aid and peacemaking. This paper goes ...


The World Water Crisis: Problems, Crisis Regions, Action & Solutions Based On Regional Opportunity, Moira Kelley Apr 2009

The World Water Crisis: Problems, Crisis Regions, Action & Solutions Based On Regional Opportunity, Moira Kelley

Global Studies Student Papers

Moira Alice Kelley, “The World Water Crisis: Problems, Crisis Regions, Action and Solutions Based on Regional Opportunity,” 2009.

This thesis explains a number of factors that are associated with the world water crisis through a multi-layered study. By examining a varied of severity levels in specific regions, the action being taken by local, national, and multi-national organizations, and solutions which present themselves to regions, I discovered the importance of everyday conservation. The research for this thesis came in two forms: (1) a review of the literature on the current crisis and (2) an action-based method which taught local high school ...


Growing Gardens And Nurturing Community In The Urban Environment, Katie Shaw Apr 2009

Growing Gardens And Nurturing Community In The Urban Environment, Katie Shaw

Global Studies Student Papers

The following literature will analyze how urban agriculture (UA), and more specifically community gardens, address the rising global pressures on urban areas by rebuilding local networks. First, it will present community gardening as a solution to the global food crisis. Second, five case studies will compare cities’ community garden projects throughout the world: Accra, Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Havana, and Philadelphia. The next section will study the demographics of community gardeners, especially its impacts on marginalized members of society: children, women, elderly, immigrants and ethnic minorities, and physical and mentally challenged. And finally, the issues of city planning and green design ...


The Effects Of Climate Change On Food Security, Nicolas Trilla Apr 2009

The Effects Of Climate Change On Food Security, Nicolas Trilla

Global Studies Student Papers

Global hunger has become one of the most pressing issues our planet faces. The need to research the causes of this food shortage are more urgent than ever, and if we fail to act, the situation will only grow direr. Climate change and food shortage are both highly intricate, but their common ground is the area that is of greatest importance. Climate change has proven too much for global food production systems to bear, and as a result, climate-stressed regions are now experiencing food insecurity as well. Climate change has shaken the three pillars of food security—availability, access, and ...


This American Suburb: Fossil Fuels, Personal Misconceptions, And Loss Of Community, Stephan Mirando Apr 2009

This American Suburb: Fossil Fuels, Personal Misconceptions, And Loss Of Community, Stephan Mirando

Global Studies Student Papers

How did we come to live this way? The modern suburb has become synonymous with the American dream and yet its inception is still rather new. This work examines the creation of this way of life thanks to the ready availability of cheap fuels and questionable modes of thinking. In light of the energy crisis these vast expanses of homes may not be able to sustain themselves after the peak consumption of oil. In light of this possibility, the author questions what these people will be missing since the sense of community has all but been lost in these areas ...