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    • Parents' views on the Clery Act and campus safety 

      Janosik, S. M. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2004)
      In a single institution study of 435 parents, the researcher found that parents 'knowleage of the Clery Act and their use of the information contained in the federally mandated report to be low. Parent responses to crime ...
    • Patronage, Millennialism and the Serpent God Mumbo in South-West Kenya, 1912–34 

      Shadle, Brett L. (Cambridge University Press, 2002-02)
      This article traces the history of Mumboism, a millennial cult of south-west Kenya, 1912–34. Mumbo, the serpent god of Lake Victoria, promised to eject whites and chiefs from the region and usher in a period of prosperity. ...
    • Paved with Good Intentions: The Road to Racial Unity in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia 

      Salmon, Nina Vest (Virginia Tech, 2016-06-19)
      Abstract for scholarly and general audiences: The Right Reverend William Henry Marmion was consecrated as bishop of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia on May 13, 1954, days prior to the Brown v. Board of Education ...
    • Performing culture(s): Extras and extra-texts in Sabina Berman's 'eXtras' 

      Bixler, J. E. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2004-10)
      For almost thirty years, Mexican dramatist Sabina Berman has been writing and producing plays that question and often ridicule notions of gender, political credibility, historical authority, and cultural identity. Her ...
    • ‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel 

      Grohowski, Mariana (2014-04)
      This paper examines the discourse female military service personnel use to describe their military service. Using video-recorded oral history interviews available online from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, ...
    • Plan-Based Expressivism and Innocent Mistakes 

      Daskal, S. (University of Chicago Press, 2009-01)
      Over the past hundred years, there has been a series of metaethical views according to which we ought to deepen our understanding of normative terms by inquiring after the states of mind they express. This is the class of ...
    • The Plight of the Visually Impaired in Africa 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria. Lagos State Branch, 2004)
      Africa is one of the largest continents of the world and ironically beset with overwhelming problems in preventive medicine. While consumers of fast food products in the United States of America can sue the fast food chain ...
    • The Political Economy and Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS in Patients Attending a Clinic in Lagos, Nigeria 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (2015)
      Background: The aim of the study was to highlight the political economy of HIV/AIDS in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) through use of relevant literature and administration of self-administered questionnaires. The ...
    • The Political Economy of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West African Countries 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (International Archives of Medicine, 2015)
      The Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first reported to have been identified in Africa in 1976 when it occurred in south Sudan and Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Its first occurrence in West Africa was in a 1994 ...
    • The Political Economy of Infectious Diseases in Africa: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as a Case in Point 

      Obilade, Titilola (IGI Global, 2015)
      Africa is the second most populous continent with over 1 billion people and home to the largest number of people living on less than $1.25 per day. Globally, 80 percent of the world’s poor can be found in Sub-Saharan Africa ...
    • The Political Economy of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD); Taking Individual and Community Ownership in the Prevention and Control of EVD 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (2015-01-28)
      The outbreak of an emerging infectious disease of zoonotic origin has exposed the weaknesses in the health systems of the nations affected. The purpose of this paper was to explore the political economy of the existing ...
    • Posttraumatic Stress Among Students After the Shootings at Virginia Tech 

      Hughes, Michael; Brymer, Melissa; Chiu, Wai Tat; Fairbank, John A.; Jones, Russell T.; Pynoos, Robert S.; Rothwell, Virginia; Steinberg, Alan M.; Kessler, Ronald C. (Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2011-07-18)
      On April 16, 2007, in the worst campus shooting incident in U.S. history, 49 students and faculty at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) were shot, of whom 32 were killed. A cross-sectional ...
    • Preliminary Evidence of the Reliability and Validity of a Quantitative Measure of Self-Authorship 

      Creamer, E. G.; Magolda, M. B.; Yue, J. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2010)
      This article presents preliminary evidence of the reliability and validity of a measure of self-authorship derived from 18 items in the Career Decision Making Survey. The research conceptualizes a quantitative measure of ...
    • Proceedings of the Second Conference on Veterans in Society: Humanizing the Discourse 

      Virginia Tech. Veterans Studies Group; Virginia Tech. Department of English. Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society; Nobles, Heidi (2015)
      The second conference on Veterans in Society represented ongoing growth and continuity in our research program. Our first conference, “Changing the Discourse” (2013), marked the first academic conference solely focused on ...
    • Psalm Recitation and Post-Secular Time: Augustine, the iPod, and Psalm 90 

      Britt, Brian (The Whitestone Foundation, 2012)
      Psalm 90 accommodates multiple understandings and experiences of time, but its compositional coherence balances this diversity with unity. Practices of recitation, reading, and reflection on the Psalms accommodate this ...
    • Race and/or Reconciliation : Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society 

      VT Veterans Studies Group; Dubinsky, James M.; Pencek, Bruce; Davitt, Marcia; Catherwood-Ginn, Jon; Quigley, Paul; Reed, Wornie; Fields, Cynthia; Grady, Judy; Jones, Cheryl; Karnes, Daniel; Stevers, Tammy; Miller, COL John; Morse, Patricia; Sandoz, Elizabeth; Waalkes, Ruth; Hart, D. Alexis; Williamson, Richard A.; Lembcke, Jerry; Kennedy, John C.; Hepburn, Sharon A. Roger; Musil, Donna; Price, Stuart V.; Giguere, Joy M.; Duffey, Suellynn; Grant, Lenny; Craig, Jim; Grohowski, Mariana; Dahlstrand, Kate; Gunsallus, April L.; Nobles, Heidi; Davitt, Marcia; Virginia Tech. Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society (Virginia Tech, 2016)
      The Veterans in Society (ViS) research group is proud to present the proceedings of the Third Conference on Veterans in Society: Race and/or Reconciliation, with papers that represent a wide range of research and community ...
    • Race, Civil War Memory, and Sisterhood in the Woman's Relief Corps 

      Kennedy, John C. (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
      This paper explores the intersections of race and the public remembrances of the American Civil War in the Woman's Relief Corps (WRC), auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). It specifically examines the role ...
    • Rape in the Courts of Gusiiland, Kenya, 1940s–1960s 

      Shadle, Brett L. (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
      This article examines the history of rape prosecutions in the African courts of Gusiiland, Kenya, from the 1940s through the first years of independence. Drawing on transcripts from African courts, it demonstrates that ...
    • Recent Work on Aristotelian Biology 

      Grene, Marjorie (MIT Press, 2000-12)
    • Reconciliation as [Lofty] Aim: A Genre Analysis of Iraq War-Era Women Veterans' Memoirs 

      Grohowski, Mariana (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
      Using the framework of rhetorical genre studies, this paper presents findings from an analysis of fifteen memoirs written by Iraq War-era women veterans. This work seeks to elucidate how the genre of "the war memoir" both ...