Volume 2012 No. 1

Vol 2012 No 1

Values (Religion, Ethics and Values)

Maria Curie-Skłodowska’s Hierarchy of Values
Adam Kalbarczyk, Lecturer, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland
Amartya Sen’s Concept of Human Rights: Agency’s Vital Role
Santosh Saha, Professor of History, Mount Union University

Poverty and Global Security

Low-Wage Worker Characteristics: Implications For Children In Poverty
Jan E. Christopher, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Delaware State University
The Economics and Cost of Safety and Security for the United States in a Post-9/11 World: Waste, Expense, and Lack of Oversight
William Gorman, Department of History, Monmouth University
The Importance of Beautiful Things: An Art Historical Perspective on Global Security and Civilization
Theresa Grupico, lecturer, Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University
The Role and Purposes of Public Schools and Religious Fundamentalism:  An International Human Rights Law Perspective
Douglas Charles Hodgson, Professor of International and Obligations Law, Faculty of Law, The University Of Western Australia
Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorist Financing, and The Global Banking System  Three Anomalies
Walter P. Loughlin, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Legal Responses to the Boko Haram Challenge: An Assessment of Nigeria’s Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011
Akin  Oyebode, Professor of International Law
Global Security and Catholicism: Augustine, Aquinas, Teilhard, and the Dawn of Noopolitik
Paul Sukys, Professor of Humanities, North Central State College 
Low-Wage Worker Characteristics: Implications For Children In Poverty
Jan E. Christopher, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Delaware State University

Environment

Ontology and Climate Change
Charles Bonner, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Providence College
The Sustainable Economic Growth, Urbanization and Environmental Protection in China
Qi Chen, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Environmental Sustainability as a Culturally Invariant Value
John H Dreher, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
Study of Scenarios after the Great East Japan Earthquake to Create a Secure, Affluent and Low-Carbon society
Ryuji Matsuhashi, Kae Takase, Koichi Yamada and Yoshikuni Yoshida
The Impact of Global Warming on North Carolina
Godfrey A. Uzochukwu, Professor, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Early Childhood Education

Universal Design for Learning:  Cognitive Theory into Practice for Facilitating Comprehension in Early Literacy
Susan Trostle Brand and Elizabeth M. Dalton
Early Literacy Skill Development Provides the Key to Success for Preschoolers at Risk for School Failure
Rebecca J. Russell-Brinks, Education and Child Development Program Director, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan
Intimate Disclosure Among Best Friends Of Youth: An Opportunity For Prevention Of Internalizing Disorders
Allison Buskirk-Cohen, Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology, Delaware Valley
Developing a Theoretical Framework for Examining Student Understanding of Fractional Concepts: An Historical Accounting
Susan M. Cooper, Trena L. Wilkerson, Mark Montgomery, Sara Mechell, Kristin Arterbury, Sherrie Moore
The Assessment of Young Children Through the Lens of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Elizabeth M. Dalton and Susan Trostle Brand
Perspectives in Early Childhood Education: Belize, Brazil, Mexico, El Salvador and Peru
Judith Lynne McConnell-Farmer, Pamela R. Cook and M. W. Farmer
Children’s Language Production: How Cognitive Neuroscience & Industrial Engineering Can Inform Public Education Policy and Practice
Gerry Leisman, Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth Academic Institute
Teacher Knowledge and Dispositions towards Parents and Families: Rethinking Influences and Education of Early Childhood Pre-service teachers
Joan Y. Pedro, Regina Miller and Paige Bray
The Impact Of The Shifting Knowledge Base, From Development To Achievement, On Early Childhood Education Programs   
Kathleen P. Tyler, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Alabama State University
Universal Design for Learning:  Cognitive Theory into Practice for Facilitating Comprehension in Early Literacy
Susan Trostle Brand and Elizabeth M. Dalton

Women’s Issues

Media Impact on Girls in the US, China and India through a Gendered Filter
Kristie Holmes, Associate Professor of Social Work, Union University
The Perpetuation Of Injustice Against Women: Reflections On Widowhood Practices In Africa And The Task Of The Writer In Challenging The Status Quo
Christine N. Ohale, Professor, Chicago State University
“Monkey in a Cage”: the Complicated Loyalties of Mid-level Academic Women Working in Higher Education
Athena Vongalis-Macrow, Senior Lecturer, Deakin University
Common Denominators in Successful Female Statecraft: The Political Legacies Of Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi, And Margaret Thatcher
Sandra Wagner-Wright, Professor Emerita, History, University of Hawaii
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