Volume 2008 No. 1

Vol 2008 no 1

Economics

Economic Freedom, Larger Freedoms and State Intervention
Simrit Kaur

Cyberspace

Google, Inc.: Procurer, Possessor, Distributor, Aider and Abettor in Child Pornography
Bruce Byars, Timothy O’Keefe and Thomas Clement
Who is Safe in This Harbor? Rethinking Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
T. Barton Carter
Synopolies: The use of cryptographic technologies to impede competition in multiple jurisdictions
Lucy Cradduck, Adrian McCullagh and William Caelli
Public Policy Issues Surrounding Online University Courses
Georgia L. Holmes
Identity Crime: The Need f or an Appropriate Government Strategy
Rodger Jamieson, Lesley Land, Greg Stephens and Donald Winchester
Speech Deposit: Systematic Approach to Free Speech and Responsibility
Hideki Kakeya
Disconnecting Child Pornography on the Internet: Barriers and Policy Considerations
Rebecca Ayers Loftus
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act:  An Effective Tool for Prosecuting Criminal and Civil Actions in Cyberspace
Vicki M. Luoma and Milton H. Luoma, Jr.
The Aesthetics of Online Privacy: Do We Communicate Context Through Interface Design?
J. Richard Stevens
The times they are a-changin’ (every six months)–The challenges of regulating developing technologies
Dan Jerker Börje Svantesson
In the Danger: Self Censorship, the Propaganda Model, and the Saving Grace
David Watson
Catch Me if You Can: A Taxonomically Structured Approach to Cybercrime
Lynne Yarbro Williams

Diversity

The Intersection of School Desegregation and Economic Globalization in America
Frank Brown
Protecting the Vulnerable from the Vulnerable: Child Protection and Diversity
Michael Cormier
Multicultralism: Bridging Ethnicity, Culture, Religion And Race
Leo Driedger
Differentiation and Diversity in practising public policy—hindrance orpossibility?
Agneta Hedblom
Diversity—A challenge to the Scandinavian care regime?
Stina Johansson and Katarina Andersson
Race, the Enduring Power of an Illusion in a “Color-blind” Society
Robert D. Thompson

Teaching English

Macro- Language Policy And Planning And Lack Of Proficiency In Language Learning And Use By Nigerian Students
Wale Adegbite
Developing Socio-Political Active Teachers: A Model for Teacher Professional Development
Karen Cadiero-Kaplan and Elsa S. Billings
Spanish-English or English-Spanish in California: The Dialectics of Language in a Sociocultural Historical Context
Sara Soledad Garcia
The South African English Language Scene Within A (Global) Holographic Triadic Context
Rosemary Gray
Educational Decisions about the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Students under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act
Amee P. Shah
Reflections on EFL Proficiency Requirements in the Business Context:
Towards Bilingualism in Professional Education in Finland

Taina Helena Vuorela

Ethics

The Responsible Corporation Syndrome
Ádám Angyal
Expanding Citizens’ Democratic Participation As The Context For Earning the Public’s Trust
Majid Behrouzi
Socially responsible future businesspeople: Is there a road map?
Eleonora  Karassavidou and Niki Glaveli
Creating Ethical Environment and Restoring Trust: Bridging the Skill Value Gap
Satendra Kumar
Strategies for Improving Ethical Behaviors in Organizations
Gabriel Omolewu
Ethical Transparency and Government Regulation of Canada’s Medical Research Industry
Geoffrey Poitras and Lindsay Meredith
Rethinking the Moral Agenda within American Foreign Policy: Lessons From Niebuhr, Huntington, and the Japanese Experience
Paul Andrew Sukys
The Benevolent Legal Ethic of Adam Smith Merges with Nobel Laureate R.H. Coase’s Benevolent Legal Ethic
Charles S.V. Telly
Trust within Organizations—Benefiting from Demographic Changes by Fostering Intra-Organizational Trust
Sven Voelpel and Eric Kearney
Individual and Institutional Impediments to Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions under Risk, Threat, and Stress
Donald T. Wargo, Norman A. Baglini and Katherine A. Nelson
Overcoming Cynicism amidst Ethical Lapses in American Government and the News Business
Clint C. Wilson II

Health

Physical activity for persons with obesity—a health project reported
Eva A. Andersson, Gi Defaire, Staffan Hultgren, Johnny Nilsson, Kristjan Oddsson, Hedvig Olin, Leif Strand, Lina Wahlgren, Ingemar Wedman and Orjan Ekblom
Obesity and Cancer: How Understanding the Connection Early Can Have an Impact on Prevention
Alok Bhushan and James C.K Lai
Addressing the panic about ‘obesity’: Policy to protect health
Jenny Carryer and Suzi Penny
Adult Disease Induction and Life Course Events: Some Perspectives from a Resource-compromised Economy
Charles Osayande Eregie
Obesity in the Lower Socio-Economic Status Segments of American Society
Randall F. Gearhart Jr., Dennis M. Gruber, David F. Vanata
Drifting Away from Nature: The Cost of Convenience
Kendra J. Golden
Integration and Public Health: Swedish Experiences of Measures for Better Integration and Public Health
Kirsti Kuusela
Genes Load the Gun, the Environment Pulls the Trigger: Obesity among Children and Adolescents in U.S. Schools
Evelyn M. Reid
Aging Well Through Long-Standing Social Occupation: A Closer Look at Social Participation and Quality of Life in a Sample of Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Regena G. Stevens-Ratchford
Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases: The Risk Factor in African Diets
Folake  Samuel and Tola Atinmo
Everyday Well-Being in Connection with Health in Immigrant Families with Children—A Study on the Everyday Life of Families with Russian Background in Finland
Maritta Törrönen

Womens’ Rights

Individualism as a Solution for Gender Equality in Japanese Society in Contrast to the Social Structure in the United States
Itsuko Dohi and Marjaneh M. Fooladi
Positioning Women, Mental Health and Depression on Canadian Health Care Agendas
Donna Marie Eansor
Gender Perspectives: The Key to Understanding Equality and Justice  
Marjaneh M. Fooladi and Itsuko Dohi
Watch that gap: reflections on the struggle for equality
Lekkie Hopkins
Gender Equality and the Economic Empowerment of Women
Margaret A. McLaren
Obstacles to Gender Parity in Engineering Education
Marta Rohatynskyj, V. Davidson, W. Stiver and M. Hayward
Higher Education for Women in India—Choices and Challenges
Nandita Singh

Substance Abuse

Tackling endemic substance abuse among Indigenous Australians: the contribution of values- based family empowerment education
Komla Tsey

Global Security

International Considerations in Libel Jurisdiction
Sandra Davidson
Social Psychology of Culture and Ethnic Populations:  The Impact of Global Warming on Social Change within Culture and Ethnicity
Kathleen G. Hundley
Federalism, Intergovernmentalism, and Intelligence: The Future of Cooperation in the European Union
Kenneth J. Ryan
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