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University of New Jersey, is nationally recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women's political participation. Its mission is to promote greater knowledge and understanding about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life. CAWP's education(More)
Among women of color in the United States, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is rising. Most of the research on this topic, however, has focused on individual-level risk factors, which do not fully explain racial or ethnic differences in infection rates. This article uses structural violence as a conceptual framework to examine(More)
Since 1996, state legislators, members of the U.S. Congress, and more recently President George W. Bush, have called for the protection of monogamous, heterosexual marriage and the promotion of marriage among poor women. The thrust of this policy making is directed at African American families, among which female headship doubled between 1965 and 1990. This(More)
The activity pattern of intertidal crabs is influenced by factors that usually change rhythmically following tidal and/or diel cycles, and is often associated with the use of refuges. The movement activity of the burrowing crab Neohelice granulata was compared among three populations from SW Atlantic coastal areas where they face different tidal regimes,(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to measure the content and comprehensiveness of pregnancy specific smoking cessation strategies within managed care organisations (MCOs) responding affirmatively to the national 1997-98 Addressing Tobacco in Managed Care (ATMC) survey. DESIGN This cross sectional follow up study consisted of a fax survey sent to(More)
According to the mission statement on the home page, CivicInfo BC is 'a web-based resource the main goal of which is to facilitate information sharing and collaboration among people who work, or have an interest in the British Columbia local government sector. Rob MacDonald, Marcia Peterson, and Alan Rosenthal conducted a Contextual Inquiry of the CivicInfo(More)
instrumental in identifying individuals whose stories put a human face to the issues addressed in this paper. helped in the proofreading of the report and Karen Jones provided production assistance. We also wish to convey our appreciation to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and particularly Barmak Nassirian,(More)
OBJECTIVE Because elongated mitral valve interstitial cells have features of myofibroblasts, it is likely that these cells are essential for the repair of injured valve leaflets. We characterized the cellular morphology and pattern of repair of these interstitial cells in wounds produced in vitro and tested the hypothesis that fibroblast growth factor 2(More)
A Call to Reason There is likely no criminal behavior that breeds as much condemnation and fear as sex offending. There are tragic examples of young victims of sex offenders in New York State and across the country that have raised our concerns, and prompted calls for increased surveillance, control and incapacitation. It is responsible public policy to(More)