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Kurds At The Nexus Of Global Politics, Jesse Benjamin May 2003

Kurds At The Nexus Of Global Politics, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.


The Importance Of Trust And Community In Developing And Maintaining A Community Electronic Network, Alina Oxendine, Eugene Borgida, John Sullivan, Melinda Jackson May 2003

The Importance Of Trust And Community In Developing And Maintaining A Community Electronic Network, Alina Oxendine, Eugene Borgida, John Sullivan, Melinda Jackson

Alina Oxendine

Focusing on two rural cities in Minnesota, this paper analyses ways in which these communities have gone about providing information technology to their citizens. This paper will explain why one city has chosen to take an entrepreneurial approach to networking and the other city has chosen a more collaborative approach, promoting equal access for its citizens. Based on interviews, focus groups, and surveys in the two cities, we find that these divergent approaches are related to fundamental cultural differences in the two communities. One city seems to have a more pronounced reservoir of social capital, meaning that people in this ...


"Story, Emotion, And Formation", Michael Budde Dec 2002

"Story, Emotion, And Formation", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


Representative Bureaucracy: Classic Readings And Continuing Controversies, Julie Dolan Dec 2002

Representative Bureaucracy: Classic Readings And Continuing Controversies, Julie Dolan

Julie Dolan

No abstract provided.


Collecting Praise: Global Culture Industries, Michael Budde Dec 2002

Collecting Praise: Global Culture Industries, Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


Liability And Volunteer Organizations: A Survey Of The Law, J. Michael Martinez Dec 2002

Liability And Volunteer Organizations: A Survey Of The Law, J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez

The question of how and when liability attaches is one of the most important issues facing volunteer organizations today. The liability issue has three related components: (1) whether the organization is liable to third parties for acts performed by volunteers, (2) whether the organization is liable to volunteers who are injured while performing their duties, and (3) whether an individual volunteer is liable for acts performed while working with a volunteer organization. This article explores each of these issues and suggests effective risk management practices that can reduce, although not eliminate, liability in most instances.