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Teaching Nursing Homes: The Case for Long-Term Care Administration
Article on teaching nursing homes and the case for long-term care administration.
Violence Against Women: Strategies for Rural Areas
Article on violence against women and strategies for rural health.
Use of Health Care Services by Older Adults in the United States, Great Britain and Canada
Book chapter on the use of health care services by older adults in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.
Community/University Collaboration in Health Care Planning: A Case Study
Article discussing a case study on community and university collaboration in health care planning.
The Status of Women and Girls in Dallas County: A Review of the Academic Literature
Report for the Dallas Women's Foundation on a comprehensive assessment from 2000 to 2002 of the status of women and girls in Dallas County, including sections on economics, health, families, and adolescent girls.
Loading the Problem Loader: The Effects of Target Training and Shaping on Trailer-Loading Behavior of Horses
Article on the effects of target training and shaping on the trailer-loading behavior of horses.
Housing and the Aging Population: Options for the New Century
Compilation of essays that address the topic of aging from a wide variety of perspectives and provide a basis for the discussion of housing issues concerning the elderly in the coming century. Indexes start on page 423 (authors) and 431 (subjects).
Breast Implants for Graduation: A Sociological Examination of Daughter and Mother Narratives
Article on a sociological examination of daughter and mother narratives.
Assessment of the Need for Relief Services by Rural Texas Family Physicians
Article on an assessment of the need for relief services by rural Texas family physicians.
Bhopal Chemical Disaster
Encyclopedia article describing the devastating effects of a chemical disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984. The author describes the effects of the chemical disaster and the events that followed.
Design of District Emergency Operations Centres, and the Case Study of Indian Oil Corporation Jaipur Depot Explosion
Article on the design of district emergency operations centres and a case study of Indian Oil Corporation Jaipur depot explosion.
Interpol
This encyclopedia entry describes Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization. Interpol facilitates cross-border police cooperation and assists all organizations, authorities, and services with a mission to prevent or combat international crime.
Behavioral Measures of Play
The purpose of this article is to review the importance of play in a young child's life and to discuss the importance of measuring play when designing interventions for children with autism. Furthermore, this paper will present an example of a consistent and reliable observation system that assesses the complexity and variety of play on children with autism and with typically developing children.
Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources
This paper presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources
This presentation presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources
This paper presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Improving Student Success: Researching How Students Use Electronic Library Resources
This presentation presents a research study conducted at UNT. The UNT Libraries partnered with the Department of Anthropology at UNT to conduct ethnographic research of how UNT students use the electronic library services.
Factor structure of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking Figural Form A in Kiswahili speaking children: Multidimensionality and influences on creative behavior
This article provides evidence for the valid use of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) in sub-Saharan Africa.
[Review] Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America
This article reviews the book "Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America," by Lyn C. MacGregor published in 2010.
Inter-organizational digital divide: Civic groups' media strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project
Article on inter-organizational digital divides and civic groups' media strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project.
Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital
This article explores the role of social capital. The authors develop a theoretical framework intended to facilitate systematic investigation of the contributions public libraries may make to democratization.
Africa: Sustainability, Poverty, Education
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses sustainability, poverty, and education in Africa.
Futuro sin Pobreza: Future without Poverty
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses the initiatives and groups working to reduce global poverty.
Bishnoi: An Eco-Theological "New Religious Movement" In The Indian Desert
Article discussing research on the Bishnois and an eco-theological "new religious movement" in the indian desert.
Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World
Article discussing research on the ideals of Hinduism, such as pluralism, dharma, ritam, and nonviolence holding important lessons for the future of Hinduism in particular and for humanity in general.
The Cosmic Dance of Obama-Raja on Newsweek
Article discussing an image that appears on the front cover of Newsweek magazine depicting President Barack Obama.
Dharmic Ecology: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya Practitioners
Article on dharmic ecology and perspectives from the Swadhyaya practitioners.
The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet
This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
The Hindu Method to Save the Planet
This paper discusses the Hindu religion and elements of ecology that relate to this religion. It describes some of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and describes how these are important spiritually and ecologically.
Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics
Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Irony and the 'yoga wars'
Article discussing the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice and the potential causes and impacts of how and why this subject is being debated.
Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics
Article discussing the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics.
Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice
In this article, the author endeavors to problematize the term "sacrifice," which is often used to translate the word yajna in Indological writings.
Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films
Article discussing the renunciation and non-renunciation in Indian films. The author reviews several films to analyze the portrayal of ascetics and householders.
[Review] Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism
This article reviews the book "Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism," by Emma Tomalin, a book about religion and ecology.
[Review] Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition
This article reviews the book "Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition," by Bhaskar Sarkar. The book examines the political truncation of India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947.
Swadhyaya's Dharmic Ecology
Article discussing an essay by the author titled "Dharmic Ecology: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya Practitioners," discussing the Swadhyayis and their Vrksamandiras, or tree-temples, and dharmic ecology.
Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings
This article discusses diverse theologies in Hinduism and describes ten important Hindu teachings on the environment.
In the Interest of Community Health: Building Relationships between Metropolitan Universities and Academic Health Centers
Article on the importance of partnerships between metropolitan universities and academic health centers for addressing community health issues.
Local Government Adoption of Age Friendly Policies: An Integrated Model of Responsiveness, Multi-Level Governance and Public Entrepreneurship Theories
This article argues that responsiveness, multi-level governance, and public entrepreneurship theories offer a fuller explanation for local government policy decision-making.
Flood Resilience Building in Thailand: Assessing Progress and the Effect of Leadership
This article uses the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 10 Essentials for Making Cities Resilient as guidelines to assess the progress of flood resilience building in Thailand.
Public Health Network Structure and Collaboration Effectiveness during the 2015 MERS Outbreak in South Korea: An Institutional Collective Action Framework
This article studies examines the structural effect of public health network explaining collaboration effectiveness.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services among a Sample of Unmarried Older Women: 1969 to 1979
Article on the changing use of health care services among unmarried older women from 1969 to 1979.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services Among Unmarried Older Women: 1969 - 1975
Research report proposal presented to the Andrus Foundation on the changing use of health care services among unmarried older women from 1969 to 1975.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services by Unmarried Older Women, 1969 to 1975: Final Report to the NRTA-AARP Andrus Foundation
Final report to the National Retired Teachers Association (NRTA)- American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Andrus Foundation. This reports on a research study of the changing use of health care services by unmarried older women from 1969 to 1975.
Planning and Improvisation in Emergency Management
Book chapter from "Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management: A Dialogue Between Researchers and Practitioners." This chapter includes both a theoretical and practical examination of planning and improvisation in emergency management.
Unidentified Bodies and Mass-Fatality Management in haiti: A Case Study of the January 2010 Earthquake with a Cross-Cultural Comparison
This article examines the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti as a case study to understand what happens to unidentified bodies in mass-fatality management.
HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Older Poor Parents who Lost an Adult Child to AIDS in Togo, West Africa: A Qualitative Study
Article on a qualitative study exploring older poor parents who lost an adult child to AIDS in Togo, West Africa.
Disclosure of Children's Positive Serostatus to Family and Nonfamily Members: Informal Caregivers in Togo, West Africa
Article on the disclosure of children's positive serostatus to family and nonfamily members.