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Ebola Virus Disease Stigmatization; The Role of Societal Attributes
Globally, persons with diseases like leprosy, tuberculosis, H1N1, SARS or HIV/AIDS have been stigmatized. The ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has been the longest outbreak in the history of the ...
Reconstructing Iraq: merging discourses of security and development
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-04)
This article argues that reconstruction is an emerging discourse of international politics that merges security and development discourses in powerful and troubling ways. We focus on Iraq as a site for articulating and ...
Learning progression toward a measurement concept of fractions
Abstract Background Fractions continue to pose a critical challenge for students and their teachers alike. Mathematics education research indicates that the challenge with ...
A Cross-Cultural Validation of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence from Chinese- and Spanish-Speaking University Students
(Hipatia Press, 2017-02-24)
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Chinese and Spanish translations of the College Student version of the MUSIC ® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC Inventory; Jones, 2012 ) demonstrate ...
Gender differences in financial risk tolerance
The purpose of this research is to explore gender differences in financial risk tolerance using a large, nationally representative dataset, the Survey of Consumer Finances. The impact of the explanatory variables in the ...
Women's liberation and the rhetoric of "choice" in infant feeding debates
This short essay examines infant formula marketing and information sources for their representation of "choice" in the infant feeding context, and finds that while providing information about breast and bottle feeding, ...