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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.
Housing and the Aging Population: Options for the New Century
This book is the second volume in the Garland Reference Library of Social Science Series. In this book, the authors 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.
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 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 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.
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.
Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation
This article employs the Andersen Behavioral Model to explore increased physical activity and participation in three types of senior center activities: physical fitness, dance/aerobic classes, and chair exercises.
Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics
Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Influencing Self-Reported Health Among Rural Low-Income Women Through Health Care and Social Service Utilization: A Structural Equation Model
Article discussing a structural equation model and influencing self-reported health among rural low-income women through health care and social service utilization.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Logic of Uncertainty and Executive Discretion in Decision Making: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Ebola Response
This article addresses what a highly complex public health situation such as the Dallas-Fort Worth Ebola outbreak tell about the use of discretion by executive level public administrators.
Malnutrition And Food Aid Programs: A Case Study From Guatemala
This report is on a case study from Guatemala on malnutrition and food aid programs. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of food aid and/or food aid programs on the nutritional status of its recipients in two regions of Guatemala. From this investigation, empirically-based programmatic statements as to the role of food aid and its impact on human society will be presented.
Multivariate Analysis of Health Care Services Utilization Among Older Texans
Article discussing a multivariate analysis of health care services utilization among older Texans.
The Need for an Indigent Healthcare Clinic in Irving, Texas
Report for the Irving City Council Community Development Advisory Committee. This report discusses the need for an indigent healthcare clinic in Irving, Texas.
New-Student Orientations: Supporting Success and Socialization in Graduate Programs
This article describes the use of an orientation logic model to examine whether certain orientation program characteristics, such as resources and tenets, are associated with student retention, grade achievement, and socialization.
Not so bad: avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex
This article describes an investigation in which 30 healthy adults underwent functional neuroimaging while completing an avoidance task in which responses to an Avoidable CS+ threat prevented delivery of an aversive stimulus, but not to an Unavoidable CS+ threat.
Nothing to fear? Neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths
Article discussing neural systems supporting avoidance behavior in healthy youths. The author's investigation examined brain activation patterns to threatening cues that prompted avoidance in healthy youths.
Nurse Aide Decision Making in Nursing Homes: Factors Affecting Empowerment
Article on nurse aide decision making in nursing homes and the factors affecting empowerment.
Occipitoparietal contributions to recognition memory: stimulus encoding prompted by verbal instructions and operant contingencies
This article discusses occipitoparietal contributions to recognition memory and stimulus encoding prompted by verbal instructions and operant contingencies.
Older Adults' Use of Health Maintenance Organizations
Article on older adults' use of health maintenance organizations.
Older Canadian with Developmental Disabilities Access to Health Care and Social Services
This book chapter discusses older Canadians with developmental disabilities access to health care and social services.
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.
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs: Aspects of the One-Percenter Culture for Emergency Department Personnel to Consider
This article discusses various aspects of the culture of outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) so that emergency department personnel may better understand the mentality of the outlaw biker.
Pediatric Emergency Departments: "Safety-Net" Providers for Vulnerable Children
Article on pediatric emergency departments and "safety-net" providers for vulnerable children.
The Perception of "Training Availability" Among Certified Nurse Aides: Relationship to CNA Performance, Turnover, Attitudes, Burnout, and Empowerment
Article on the perception of "training availability" among certified nurse aides (CNAs) and the relationship to CNA performance, turnover, attitudes, burnout, and empowerment.
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.
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.
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.
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] 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.
[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.
Running Head: Faithful Health Norms
This article applies a structural theory analysis to understand the ways by which religious adherents adopt and enact health norms.
Social Capital and Self-Rated Health among Older Adults in China: A Multilevel Analysis
Article on social capital and self-rated health among middle-aged and older adults in China.
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.
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.
Teaching and Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention"
Article discussing current thinking about adult education and blended learning technologies, as well as examples of emerging possibilities of multimedia technology in the development of teaching materials.
Teaching Nursing Homes: The Case for Long-Term Care Administration
Article on teaching nursing homes and the case for long-term care administration.
Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings
This article discusses diverse theologies in Hinduism and describes ten important Hindu teachings on the environment.
Three Important Things to Consider When Starting Intervention for a Child Diagnosed with Autism
Article discussing three important things to consider when starting intervention for a child diagnosed with autism.
The Transfer of Work Experiences into Family Life: An Introductory Study of Workers in Self-Managed Work Teams
Article on the transfer of work experiences into family life and an introductory study of workers in self-managed work teams.
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.
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.