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Vol 2009 no 1

Vol 2009 no 1




New Wine in Old Wineskins—Twenty-First Century Ethical Challenges for the Just War Tradition

Timothy J. Demy, Associate Professor of Military Ethics, U.S. Naval War College


Nurturing Ethical Values in The 21st Century Adolescent

Joanne Fitzmaurice Kuttner, Adjunct Professor of Theology at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois and Director of Youth Ministry at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Naperville, Illinois


Nurses and Conundrums of Conscience

Carolyn A. Laabs, Assistant Professor, Marquette University


Measuring the Ethical Quotient of Corporations: The Case of Small And Medium Enterprises in India

Anu Singh Lather, Professor and Dean, University School of Management Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi


Referral for Profit: Deprofessionalization of Health Care in America

Dina S. Macs, Adjunct Professor of Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound


Deep Time: Its Meaning and Moral Implications

Paul R. Pinet, Professor of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Department of Geology, Colgate University


Dehumanizing the Humanities: Neoliberalism and the Unethical Dimension of the Market Ethic

Paul Andrew Sukys, Professor of Philosophy and Law, Humanities Department, North Central State College


A Comparison of Physicians’ and Nurses’ Responses to Selected Ethical Dilemmas

Jill E. Winland-Brown, and Adam L. Dobrin




Securing Food Supply for Future Generations through Groundwater Management: A Policy Analysis Approach

Lal K. Almas, Robert H. Taylor, Bridget Guerrero, and Stephen H. Amosson


Costa Rican Cacao Economy: An ethnographic study of social justice observed

Madeline del Toro Cherney, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University


Earth News: Adapt, Mitigate or Die

Kathe A. Gabel, Department of Health and Human Performance, Montana State University


The Importance of Nutritional Education in Preventing Obesity and Malnutrition

Noriko Tanaka and Yukiko Kinoshita


Learning Disabilities


Toward A Model Of Promoting Literacy For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder In The General Education Classroom
Robin LaBarbera and Ivannia Soto-Hinman


Conundrum of Autism: A Review of its Causes and Significant Impact on the Education of a School age Child

Cosmas U. Nwokeafor, Professor, Interim Dean of Graduate School, Bowie State University




Algeria at the Crossroads: How the United States Can Help the Algerians Fight the Battle Against Violent Islamic Extremists

Frances J Belisle, Professor of Politics, Strayer University


Ontological Gap: Eastern Spiritualism Western Materialism

Allen S. Clark, Instructional Assistant Professor of Arabic, The University of Mississippi


Perspectives on the Impact of Historical and Contemporary Terrorism on the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Kenric Jones DeLong, Instructor of Social Sciences & Native American Studies, Montcalm Community College


Terrorism: Dilemmas of Capitalism, Monotheism, Multiculturalism, Violence

Leo Driedger, Professor Emeritus in Sociology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Linking political systems and war systems—systemic risks, paradoxes and blind spots

Gorm Harste, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark


Global Governance:  The Case of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Leena Thacker Kumar and Joel R. Campbell


How Successful Is Terrorism?
James M. Lutz and Brenda J. Lutz


An Interdisciplinary Approach to Tolerance of Ambiguity, Ecumenical Theology, and World Peace

Joseph McGahan, Joseph Roberts and Keith Wilkerson


The Global Financial Crisis—caused by Greed, Moral Meltdown and Public Policy Disasters

Donald T. Wargo, Norman Baglini, and Kate Nelson


Social Justice


Race as a Social Construct:  The Impact on Education

Ronald Dorris, Professor in Liberal Arts, African American Studies & English, Xavier University of Louisiana


Twisted Social Justice: Father Coughlin & the Christian Front

Gene Fein, Director of Academic Services & Adjunct Faculty, Fordham University


Perspectives on Social Justice
David G. Gil, Professor of Social Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University


Education, Policy and Social Justice: Searching the Borderlands Between Subjective Science and Experimental Art

Andrew Gitlin, Professor, University of Georgia


Poverty Immigration and Latinos in U.S. Texas Colonias

Cecilia Giusti, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University


The Obama Presidency and the Question of Social Justice: A Critical Analysis of the Meaningful Milestone

Lawrence J. Hanks, Professor, Department of Political Science, Indiana University.


Linguistic Diversity and Development: the Language Question and Social Justice in Southern Africa

Themba Moyo, Professor of General Linguistics, University of Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Individual Development Accounts and Social Justice

Yvette Murphy-Erby, Shikkiah Jordan, Marcia Shobe,  and Kameri Christy-McMullin


Proudhon, Public Policy, and American Political Traditions

Joseph Prud’homme and Stuart Farrand


Social Justice and Evidence-Based Assessment with the Learning Record

Margaret A. Syverson, Associate Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing, Director, The Undergraduate Writing Center, University of Texas at



Atavistic Culture:  The Bête Noire of Social Change

Fred Viehe, Professor, Youngstown State University




Slam Poetry and Cultural Experience for Children

Kathryn E. Boudreau, Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University


Differentiating Language Arts in Belize

Pamela R. Cook, Doctoral student, University of Windsor


Effects of Language Learning Interventions in Pre-School Children: a Longitudinal Study

Gasteiger-Klicpera, B. , Knapp, W. , Kucharz, D. , Schabmann, A. & Schmidt. B.


The Use of British Nursery Rhymes and Contemporary Technology as Venues for Creating and Expressing Hidden Literacies Throughout Time by Children, Adolescents, And Adults
Lisa A. Hazlett, Professor of Secondary Education, The University Of South Dakota


Pre-school children discerning numbers and letters

Mona Holmqvist and Charlotte Tullgren


A Different Set of Classrooms: Preparing a New Generation of Clinicians

Catherine A. Jackson  and Janice D. Woolsey


Criterion-Referenced Assessment for Language Organization:  An Example of Evidence-Based Practice

Joan S. Klecan-Aker and Karen Colson


Helping Children Cope through Literature

Danielle F. Lowe, Elementary Education Department, State University of New York at New Palt


Literacy Courses and the Prevention of Reading Difficulties

Mary Knight-McKenna, Assistant Professor, Elon University


Bildung as a Powerful Tool in Modern University Teaching

Mogens Noergaard Olesen, Associate Professor, Department Of Economics, University Of Copenhagen


Does Assessment Have to Drive the Curriculum?

Helen Cole, Kathy Hulley and Peggy Quarles


Developing Safe Schools Partnerships with Law Enforcement

John Rosiak, Technical Assistance Specialist


Children: The Next Generation


An Assessment On The Impact Of The Current Economic Crisis And Its Effect On The Protection Of Our Children From Sexual Predators:  A Case Study Of The State Of Nevada

Robert Kenneth Aberle, Professor of Criminal Justice, College of Southern Nevada


Child Victimization on South Dakota Indian Reservations:  An Overview of Jurisdictional Policy

Brenda Donelan, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Northern State University


Heredity—Environment Influences on Early Childhood Literacy: The Example of Sweden
Siv Fischbein, Professor in Special Education, Department of Special Education, Stockholm University


The Rise and Demise of Children’s International Human Rights

Douglas Hodgson, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Western Australia


Children in Harm’s Way: a Global Issue as Important as Climate Change

Garth E. Kendall, J. Anke M. van Eekelen, Jianghong Li and Eugen Mattes


Children of Genocide in the 21st Century: Four Case Studies of Sub-Sahara Africa

Charles Oberg and Deborah Caselton


Improving Children’s Experiences in Foster Care: Foster parent ideas

Joan F. Shireman, Professor Emerita, School of Social Work, Portland State University


Child Sexual Abuse among Socially Marginalized Groups: Cultural and Governmental Influences Perpetuating Maltreatment in American Indian Country

Paul D. Steele, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Director, Center for Justice Studies

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