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Recent work in the area of risk and evaluations of transgressions and ambiguous events determined that relationship length appeared to moderate people's judgments of these incidents. Essentially, this study demonstrated that when short-term daters (i.e., relationships of 4 to 24 months) were exposed...
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Justifying the human institution of punishment has been a central theme in the history of moral and political philosophy. At no time has this been more apparent than at the present, where this question has evoked a great debate between two schools of thought, namely, utilitarianism and retributivism...
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Clinical muscular and neurological signs are described for 13 Smooth Fox Terriers affected with a congenital form of myasthenia gravis. Treatment with a long-acting cholinesterase inhibitor in six cases resulted in temporary improvement in muscle strength. From examination of the phenotypes of 132 S...
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This thesis comprises three essays on the international movement of merchandise and people. The first essay measures the effects of foreign aid flows on a donor's merchandise exports. On average, donor countries tie approximately 50% of their foreign aid to exports, but the export stimulation of aid...
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This thesis examines patterns of sociocultural change and continuity in Orgosolo, a village in highland Sardinia, Italy. The question addressed is that of how a rural highland community, historically marginalized and having limited sustained contacts with the outside world, experiences and reacts to...
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The search for a voice within the structures of patriarchy has been a constant of women's creative process. To acquire a voice is only as successful as it is important for it to be heard. Mysticism has offered both an intellectual and a linguistic space from which the female subject has been able to...
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From the Twilight to the Ecstasy: The Death and Life of Rita Joe' is a scholarly edition of George Ryga's play 'The Ecstasy of Rita Joe '. It combines and employs the editorial practices of D. H. Reiman and Jerome J. McGann in order both to explore the play's creation and to present clearly the diso...
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In this work, we examine some of the properties of a model Langmuir monolayer, which consists of surfactant molecules (amphiphillic organic molecules) deposited onto a water subphase. The surfactants are modeled as rigid rods composed of a head and tail segment. The tails consist of 'nt' ≈ 4-...
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This dissertation is a study of cosmopolitanism in early nineteenth-century Britain, and it approaches cosmopolitanism as an alternative and often overlooked approach to the question of nation in the early nineteenth century. Building out of enlightenment political philosophies such as that of Kant,...
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In the first experiment adult rats were allowed access to different amounts of diet of high energy density and were allowed to grow until there was a spread of bodyweights of 100 g. Of this difference 50% was fat and 10% was protein. Intakes were then adjusted to maintain a constant bodyweight and e...
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This study described leadership systems of nurse managers and the relationship of nurse managers' leadership systems and quality of work life (QWL) outcomes of registered nurses. An adaptation of Harrison's (1987) systems based Model for Diagnosing Individual and Group Behavior was used to...
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The kidneys of four freshwater teleost fish Oreochromis niloticus, Micropterus salmoides, Cyprinus carpio and Clarias mossambicus and one marine teleost, Chanos chanos, representing Perciformes (O. niloticus and M. salmoides) Ostariophysi (C. carpio, and C. mossambicus) and Salmoniformes (C. chanos)...
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Corporal Punishment' argues that the eighteenth-century female body functioned as a shifting signifier whose often contradictory meanings were determined by numerous intersecting cultural discourses. Although its focus is conventional representation, this dissertation observes that the autobiographi...
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This dissertation locates the central place religion plays in the thought of Northrop Frye. It is argued that Frye's interpretation of William Blake forms the locus for his entire critical enterprise. Not only is Frye's literary theory based on the foundation he first encountered in Blake's thought,...