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Mentors and Muses: New Strategies for Academic Success
Mentoring programs in higher education institutions have met with mixed success. In response to the limitations inherent in the dominant approaches to mentoring, we present an example of a unusualExpand
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Contextualizing Homelessness: Critical Theory, Homelessness, and Federal Policy Addressing the Homeless
  • K. Kyle
  • Political Science
  • 29 June 2005
Foreword Chapter 1: Critical Theory & Homelessness - Critical Theory - Project Plan Chapter 2: Analytical Perspectives - Social Constructionism - Operations of Language - Rhetorical Analysis --Expand
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Understanding Mass School Shootings: Links between Personhood and Power in the Competitive School Environment
This paper explores perspectives about certain individual and social characteristics that may contribute to school shootings by students. It begins with perspectives on individual/environment fit,Expand
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Legislation and applied economics in the pursuit of public health: Canada.
Over the past 20 years, Canada has accomplished a great deal in tobacco control and has much to be pleased about. Part of the success is the result of particularly effective campaigns led by healthExpand
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Rising to the occasion: publishing diversity-focused scholarship in adult education
Publication of diversity-focused scholarship has increased over the last decade, yet marginalized groups are still inadequately represented in academic journals. In addition, research about diversityExpand
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Tobacco Industry Links to Faculties of Medicine in Canada
BackgroundThe tobacco industry uses various strategies to promote itself as a socially responsible, ethical industry, including establishing links with health institutions and medical research. TheExpand
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Tragedy and Catharsis in the Wake of the 911 Attacks
We argue that the events of 11 september 2001 (911) should be understood as a tragedy in the Greek sense of the term. Contemporary US views of tragedy typically communicate a sense that little can beExpand
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The Use and “Abuse” of Family in Policy Matters
Family as an institution and as rhetoric appears to play an inordinate role in shaping social policy formation, implementation, and evaluation. Its impact affects the work of applied and academicExpand
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U.S. Nationalism and the Axis of Evil: U.S. Policy and Rhetoric on North Korea
  • K. Kyle
  • Political Science
  • 1 August 2001
Public outcries of innocence, disbelief and outrage, and cries for vengeance against "them" or "the terrorists" or Osama bin Laden quickly followed the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.Expand
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Book Review: Widening Access to Education as Social Justice: Essays in Honor of Michael Omolewa, edited by Akpovire Oduaran and Harbans Bhola. Amsterdam: Springer, 2006. 490 pp., $34.95 (paperback)
materials are needed, and so forth; to more complex teaching methods such as how to use the Socratic method in the classroom, how to facilitate group learning, and how to develop learning contractsExpand