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Book Review: Human Rights And The Care Of The Self By Alexandre Lefebvre, Patricia M. Muhammad Sep 2019

Book Review: Human Rights And The Care Of The Self By Alexandre Lefebvre, Patricia M. Muhammad

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Rights As Weapons: Instruments Of Conflict, Tools Of Power By Clifford Bob, Allison G.S. Knox Sep 2019

Book Review: Rights As Weapons: Instruments Of Conflict, Tools Of Power By Clifford Bob, Allison G.S. Knox

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Leadership And The Rise Of Great Powers By Yan Xuetong, Kofi Johnson Sep 2019

Book Review: Leadership And The Rise Of Great Powers By Yan Xuetong, Kofi Johnson

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Negotiating Control: Organizations And Mobile Communication By Keri K. Stephens, Samuel B. Hoff Sep 2019

Book Review: Negotiating Control: Organizations And Mobile Communication By Keri K. Stephens, Samuel B. Hoff

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Feminism’S Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle For Work And Family By Kristen Swinth, Beth M. Rauhaus Sep 2019

Book Review: Feminism’S Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle For Work And Family By Kristen Swinth, Beth M. Rauhaus

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Time And Power: Visions Of History In German Politics, From The Thirty Years' War To The Third Reich By Christopher Clark, J. Laurence Hare Sep 2019

Book Review: Time And Power: Visions Of History In German Politics, From The Thirty Years' War To The Third Reich By Christopher Clark, J. Laurence Hare

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Empire Of Neglect: The West Indies In The Wake Of British Liberalism By Christopher Taylor, Amanda Ford Sep 2019

Book Review: Empire Of Neglect: The West Indies In The Wake Of British Liberalism By Christopher Taylor, Amanda Ford

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Assessing Perceptions Of Effectiveness For A Third Sector: A Study Of Organized Neighborhood Associations And Community Clubs And The People They Serve, Jonathan Coats Sep 2019

Assessing Perceptions Of Effectiveness For A Third Sector: A Study Of Organized Neighborhood Associations And Community Clubs And The People They Serve, Jonathan Coats

International Social Science Review

Organized neighborhood associations and community clubs (ONACC) have an important role in assisting the State and individuals in addressing a variety of concerns. These groups provide communities with needed resources and reduce the economic strain on governmental budget. The success of ONACC in providing these services, however, is contingent upon residents’ participation in these groups. Residents’ willingness to participate is informed by their perception of these entities’ effectiveness. This research examines the association between various individual and neighborhood factors and respondents’ perception of the effectiveness of formally organized neighborhood associations and community groups. Using multilevel ordinal logistic regression analysis and ...


Spitting Bullets: Anger’S Long-Ignored Role In Reactions To Terror: An Examination Of College Students’ Fear And Anger Responses To Terrorism, Gabriel Rubin, Christopher Salvatore Sep 2019

Spitting Bullets: Anger’S Long-Ignored Role In Reactions To Terror: An Examination Of College Students’ Fear And Anger Responses To Terrorism, Gabriel Rubin, Christopher Salvatore

International Social Science Review

This study seeks to capture the responses of regular Americans to explore if the role of anger in responses to terror attacks, with the goal of answering two related questions: 1) Is anger an essential emotion in public reactions to terror attacks? and 2) What are the ramifications of including anger in a model of public reactions to terrorism? This paper argues that many of the negative aspects of responses to terrorism come from the anger that terrorism invokes in victim populations. Anger elicits the desire for revenge in the victim population as well as distrust of the terrorists' co-ethnics ...


Dna Evidence Of A Croatian And Sephardic Jewish Settlement On The North Carolina Coast Dating From The Mid To Late 1500s, Elizabeth C. Hirschman, James A. Vance, Jesse D. Harris Sep 2019

Dna Evidence Of A Croatian And Sephardic Jewish Settlement On The North Carolina Coast Dating From The Mid To Late 1500s, Elizabeth C. Hirschman, James A. Vance, Jesse D. Harris

International Social Science Review

While the British origins of North American colonization currently are widely accepted, there is new evidence that other countries and non-Christians may have been earlier in establishing permanent settlements on the North Atlantic coast. Using the new research tool of human genomics, this paper provides DNA evidence that Croatians and Sephardic Jews were absorbed into the ancestral population of the Lumbee Native American tribe of North Carolina during the mid- to late-1500s. We further propose that these Sephardic Jews originated, in part, from a subgroup of the Roanoke colonists of 1586. Given this, a new historical narrative of early European ...


Caravans Of Friendship: History, Tourism And Politics Along The Mexico City-Laredo Highway, 1920s–1940s, Bryan Winter Sep 2019

Caravans Of Friendship: History, Tourism And Politics Along The Mexico City-Laredo Highway, 1920s–1940s, Bryan Winter

International Social Science Review

The Mexico City-Laredo Highway was Mexico’s first long-distance paved roadway linking Mexico and the United States. At a huge total sum of over sixty-three million pesos, the Mexican government—with the help of tens-of-thousands of laborers—conquered Mexico’s vast mountainous landscape to forge a physical connection with the United States. Historians and social scientists have produced a considerable amount of material on the social, racial, and economic influences of American tourism along the US-Mexico boundary, however they have rarely investigated tourism as a mechanism to improve relations between the two countries. By investigating the promotion of friendship, by ...


Infinity Wars: Post 9/11 Superhero Films And American Empire, Peter J. Bruno Sep 2019

Infinity Wars: Post 9/11 Superhero Films And American Empire, Peter J. Bruno

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In the last two decades, superhero films have accounted for some of the most popular and financially lucrative films of all time. This thesis analyzes some of the aesthetic and ideological dimensions of various superhero films following their post 9/11 boom. Beginning with America’s response to the events of 9/11 and a subsequent retreat into a Manichean world of good versus evil, I introduce the term “empirical reality” in order to account for the ways daily American life is shielded from the worst effects of U.S. foreign policy. On screen this manifests by perpetuating the myth ...


The Origins Of The Jones Act Of Puerto Rico, Stephanie Mercedes Sep 2019

The Origins Of The Jones Act Of Puerto Rico, Stephanie Mercedes

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

After the Spanish-American War that ended in 1898, Puerto Rico was given to the United States by Spain as a war booty, becoming a US colony. The first law ever created by the United States to control Puerto Rico was the Foraker Act (also known as the Organic Act of 1900). This established a civilian government in Puerto Rico. It also extended the federal government rulings to the island. After its creation, the Puerto Rican population began to wonder what their political status was since nothing was concretized until the Jones Act was signed. The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 ...


Black Women At Work In Corrections In The Era Of Mass Incarceration: Documenting Demographic Changes In The New York City Department Of Correction, Carolyn Fisher Sep 2019

Black Women At Work In Corrections In The Era Of Mass Incarceration: Documenting Demographic Changes In The New York City Department Of Correction, Carolyn Fisher

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Recent work has popularized the idea that mass incarceration arose in the wake of the civil rights movement to maintain the social and economic subordination of African Americans previously enforced under Jim Crow. This discussion has not accounted for the many black Americans working in corrections, particularly in large metropolitan jail systems. This paper documents the increase in black women working as correction officers and administrators in the New York City Department of Correction since the late 1970s and explores the implications of this growth on the strict racial argument about mass incarceration. Using administrative and archival sources, it argues ...


Clientelism And Democracy In Turkey And Mexico: The Impacts On Regimes Of Political Party Exploitation Of Housing Tenure In Informal Settlements, David J. Henry Sep 2019

Clientelism And Democracy In Turkey And Mexico: The Impacts On Regimes Of Political Party Exploitation Of Housing Tenure In Informal Settlements, David J. Henry

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Scholars have identified the abuse of state resources as one of the primary indicators of whether a country will democratize. Clientelist networks are critical to how incumbents exploit state assets to remain in power. When the informal relationships of clientelist parties undermine the formal institutions of the state, the regime is no longer democratic, even where competitive elections take place. Alternately, if a ruling party in such hybrid regimes loses its monopoly on state power, it creates an opening for other parties and social groups to push for democratization. Mexico and Turkey are critical case studies on how clientelist parties ...


Exploring Political Action And Socialization Through Group Improvisation Within The Music Of Frederic Rzewski And Cornelius Cardew, Marcel Rominger Sep 2019

Exploring Political Action And Socialization Through Group Improvisation Within The Music Of Frederic Rzewski And Cornelius Cardew, Marcel Rominger

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In the late 1960s, socialist composers, Cornelius Cardew and Frederic Rzewski, each established ensembles with the purpose of performing works consisting of experimental forms of improvisation. By employing group improvisation, and including untrained, non-musicians within their performances, they strove to use these ensembles as a model for society itself; this model includes a dissolution of the hierarchy among performers and the barrier between performer and audience. Improvisation helped music resist commodification by the culture industry or appropriation by authoritarian regimes for the purpose of propaganda. This dissertation aims to explore how Cardew and Rzewski constituted effective socialization and political action ...


From The Streets To The Chamber: Social Movements And The Mining Ban In El Salvador, Rose J. Spalding Aug 2019

From The Streets To The Chamber: Social Movements And The Mining Ban In El Salvador, Rose J. Spalding

Rose J. Spalding

Following an extended anti-mining campaign, El Salvador became the first country to adopt a legal ban on all forms of metallic mining. This article uses process tracing to map direct, indirect and mediated linkages between the anti-mining mobilization and the formal adoption of a mining prohibition by the national legislature in 2017. It draws on 78 interviews with campaign activists, legislators, government officials, business leaders and legal teams, and combines this information with legislative documents and reports, public opinion data, legal documents from an investment dispute filed against the Salvadoran government, and blogs and website of the Mesa Nacional Frente ...


Los Empresarios Y El Estado Posrevolucionaria: El Reordenamiento De Las Elites Y La Nueva Estrategia De Colaboración En Nicaragua, Rose J. Spalding Aug 2019

Los Empresarios Y El Estado Posrevolucionaria: El Reordenamiento De Las Elites Y La Nueva Estrategia De Colaboración En Nicaragua, Rose J. Spalding

Rose J. Spalding

This study examines the political processes that affected the reconfiguration of the economic elite in Nicaragua during the 1980s and 1990s, and documents the changing patterns of relations between businessmen and the State after the return to power of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega in 2007. Based on documents and interviews with representatives of COSEP, the Government and NGOs, this article traces the rise and fall of the factions of the traditional elite during the Sandinista Revolution and analyzes the impact of market reform on emerging dynamics during the post-revolutionary transitions that followed. These experiences help explain the new strategy of ...


El Sistema Alimentario Mexicano: Ascenso Y Decadencia, Rose J. Spalding Aug 2019

El Sistema Alimentario Mexicano: Ascenso Y Decadencia, Rose J. Spalding

Rose J. Spalding

No abstract provided.


Politics, Identity, And Class Certification On The U.S. Courts Of Appeals, Stephen B. Burbank, Sean Farhang Aug 2019

Politics, Identity, And Class Certification On The U.S. Courts Of Appeals, Stephen B. Burbank, Sean Farhang

Sean Farhang

This article draws on novel data and presents the results of the first empirical analysis of how potentially salient characteristics of Court of Appeals judges influence precedential lawmaking on class certification under Rule 23. We find that the partisan composition of the panel (measured by the party of the appointing president) has a very strong association with certification outcomes, with all-Democratic panels having more than double the certification rate of all-Republican panels in precedential cases. We also find that the presence of one African American on a panel, and the presence of two females (but not one), is associated with ...


Stuart E. Eizenstat To Senator James O. Eastland,, Stuart Eizenstat Aug 2019

Stuart E. Eizenstat To Senator James O. Eastland,, Stuart Eizenstat

Eastland Correspondence: Carter Administration

Typed letter signed undated from Stuart E. Eizenstat to Eastland, re: undocumented aliens. Typed memorandum on Eastland Senate letterhead entitled Tentative Plans (Frank Moore), re: presidents trip to Jackson & Yazoo City, Mississippi.


Africa Faith And Justice Network And The Damages Of Land Grabbing: The Case Of The Brewaniase Community, Ghana, Sr. Eucharia Madueke Aug 2019

Africa Faith And Justice Network And The Damages Of Land Grabbing: The Case Of The Brewaniase Community, Ghana, Sr. Eucharia Madueke

The Journal of Social Encounters

This essay discusses the procurement of farmland around the town of Brewaniase in the Volta Region of Ghana by the New York based agribusiness Herakles Farm (HF). The essay highlights some of the repercussions of land grabbing by foreign corporations that seek only profit and do not fulfill promises made to locals who lease their land for a better life. It provides information on the efforts of Africa Faith & Justice Network (AFJN), a faith-based Washington DC non-governmental organization, to enable the local communities to avert land grabs and its damages. The essay aims to help African communities and individuals critically ...


Introduction To Essays From The Conference On Religion, Politics, And Peacemaking, Jon Armajani, Ron Pagnucco Aug 2019

Introduction To Essays From The Conference On Religion, Politics, And Peacemaking, Jon Armajani, Ron Pagnucco

The Journal of Social Encounters

The following essays by Jon Armajani, Suha Naimy, Wilbert van Saane, Paul Haidostian, and Mary Dana Hinton were presented at the conference “Religion, Politics, and Peacemaking” that took place on the campus of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota in October 2018. The conference’s co-sponsors were the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at Saint John’s University, the Department of Peace Studies of the College of Saint Benedict / Saint John’s University, and Haigazian University, with funding provided by the Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota.

The essays approach religion, politics, and peacemaking from several ...


Foreword, John Merkle Aug 2019

Foreword, John Merkle

The Journal of Social Encounters

No abstract provided.


President And Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, Undated, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) Nixon (1913-1994), Pat Nixon (1912-1993) Aug 2019

President And Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, Undated, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) Nixon (1913-1994), Pat Nixon (1912-1993)

Eastland Correspondence: Nixon Administration

Christmas card undated from President and Mrs. Nixon; envelope.


Mrs. Richard M. Nixon To Mrs. James O. Eastland, 13 May 1974, Pat Nixon (1912-1993) Aug 2019

Mrs. Richard M. Nixon To Mrs. James O. Eastland, 13 May 1974, Pat Nixon (1912-1993)

Eastland Correspondence: Nixon Administration

Engraved invitation from Mrs. Nixon to Mrs. Eastland, re: luncheon on 13 May 1974; envelope.


Gretchen Poston To Senator James O. Eastland, [June 1978], Gretchen Poston Aug 2019

Gretchen Poston To Senator James O. Eastland, [June 1978], Gretchen Poston

Eastland Correspondence: Carter Administration

Copy typed memorandum from Eastland, re: status of children. Attached: copy typed letter dated 14 June 1978 from Gretchen Poston, White House Social Secretary, to Eastland, re: information for social function files.


President Jimmy Carter To 'The Congress Of The United States,' [Undated 1979], Jimmy Carter (1924-) Aug 2019

President Jimmy Carter To 'The Congress Of The United States,' [Undated 1979], Jimmy Carter (1924-)

Eastland Correspondence: Carter Administration

Copy typed letter undated from Carter to 'The Congress of the United States,' re: Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977, State Department, Agency for International Communication; 6 pages. Attached: copy typed manuscript entitled 'Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977'; 7 pages. Copy printed invitation from President Carter, re: White House Conference on Balanced National Growth and Economic Development on 29 January 2 February 1978; envelope. Original removed to VIP Restricted Access location.


President & Mrs. Jimmy Carter To 'Members Of Congress And Their Immediate Family,' [December 1977], Jimmy Carter (1924-), Rosalynn Carter Aug 2019

President & Mrs. Jimmy Carter To 'Members Of Congress And Their Immediate Family,' [December 1977], Jimmy Carter (1924-), Rosalynn Carter

Eastland Correspondence: Carter Administration

Copy printed invitation from President & Mrs. Carter to Members of Congress and their immediate family, re: White House Christmas Party on 13 December 1977; envelope. Attached: printed card, re: parking. Originals removed to VIP Restricted Access location.


President & Mrs. Jimmy Carter To Senator & Mrs. James O. Eastland, [November 1977]., Jimmy Carter (1924-), Rosalynn Carter Aug 2019

President & Mrs. Jimmy Carter To Senator & Mrs. James O. Eastland, [November 1977]., Jimmy Carter (1924-), Rosalynn Carter

Eastland Correspondence: Carter Administration

Copy printed invitation from President & Mrs. Carter to Senator & Mrs. Eastland, re: White House reception on 17 November 1977 for the 10th anniversary of the American Film Institute. Original removed to VIP Restricted Access location.