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IS PROCEDURAL JUSTICE RELEVANT FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS?
The juvenile offender is uniquely situated in the American legal system. No longer a child, but not yet a legal adult, the adolescent is caught in a limbo of sorts that has stumped policy-makers for decades. At the turn ...
A sense of taste with a sense of place : coffee identities across the United States and El Salvador
(Georgetown University, 2008)
Health Insurance and Health Care Access in China
The Chinese government has made recent efforts to expand health insurance to rural areas that have been primarily dependent upon private health care providers. Because private providers do not accept insurance, the insurance ...
Third Party Candidates And Voter Turnout: Policy Implications For Public Financing Of Presidential Elections
Given the soaring cost of mounting a presidential run, public campaign financing for elections is a policy issue overdue for reform. The financial advantage held by major party candidates in the 2008 election effectively ...
Public Opinion on Climate Change: the Roles of Risk Perception and Scientific Knowledge in Preventing Passivity
Existing research shows that two factors stand out as the best predictors of people's stated intention to take action against climate change: accurate understanding of the scientific processes by which the Earth warms, and ...
An Assessment of the Income and Education Determinants of Party Identification in the United States
This thesis presents an empirical assessment of specifically, the effects of people's income and education on their identification as either Democrats or Republicans. The hypothesis is that, political choices based on an ...
A Message Overlooked May Leave Students Underweight: Obesity Education and Disordered Eating
As a result of growing rates of childhood obesity and increased public attention to this problem, schools are implementing programs aimed at decreasing childhood and adolescent obesity. However, the messages of obesity ...
Examining the Social Efficiency of Post-Hurricane Recovery Grants in the Gulf Coast
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast region of the United States in September 2005. In their wake, the hurricanes revealed the Gulf Coast to be an especially fragile area, both environmentally and ...