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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, ...
Historically Speaking, Spring 2008
(Virginia Tech, 2008)
This newsletter chronicles the many activities in the History Department and the numerous accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
Imagining Home, Nation, World: Appalachia on the Mall
(Journal of American Folklore, 2008)
This article reads the Smithsonian's annual folklife festival as a cultural product buffeted by changing material conditions and funding constraints as the United States transitioned from a Fordist industrial economy to a ...
Two comments on "Neurodiversity"
(National Council of Teachers of English, 2008-01)
Noah Webster and the Invention of Immigration
(MIT Press, 2008-03)
Like all lexicographers, Noah Webster built his dictionaries on the works of others. But in the case of the verb to immigrate and its derivatives, he coined a new definition, one that has had a profound impact on how ...
Holy Cards/Immaginette: The Extraordinary Literacy of Vernacular Religion
(National Council of Teachers of English, 2008-12)
Like other seemingly ordinary materials (cookbooks, street art, scrapbooks, etc.) the subject of our investigation-holy cards or (in Italian) immaginette-often function as rich repositories of personal and cultural memory ...
News2Note, April 2008
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04)
News2Note, the academic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is published monthly during the academic year.
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 2007-2008 Annual Report
(College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2008)
Moral Responsibility and Normative Ignorance: Answering a New Skeptical Challenge
(University of Chicago Press, 2008-07)
Philosophical doubts about moral responsibility have typically been rooted in worries about free agency in the face of causal determinism, culminating in familiar metaphysical arguments against the very possibility of moral ...
College Students' Perceived Attributes of Internet Websites and Online Shopping
(Project Innovation (Alabama), 2008-03)
The purpose of this study was to examine perceptions of attributes of clothing retailers' Internet websites in relation to previous and intended future purchase from the websites. Survey data from 414 U.S. college students, ...