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Reframing the Non-Offending Pedophile to Combat Child Sexual Abuse: A Content Analysis of Public Response to Luke Malone’s “Help Wanted”
The purpose of this study was to examine the existing discourse on prevention of child sexual abuse, determine where the pedophile is situated in the discourse, and examine the potential in reframing primary prevention to include the non-offending pedophile. To identify the terminology, themes, and overall sentiments that ...
International Symbol of Access. The perception of disability
The International Symbol of Access (ISA) is one of the most recognized in the world and for last 45 years has been used to show the boundaries of accessibility. Arguably ISA has become a symbol of disability and not of accessibility. ISA’s unrepresentativeness for all forms mobility impairment can suggest that any person using ...
Factors in thorium fuel adoption
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the United States government should support the research, development, and implementation of thorium‐based nuclear reactors as a primary supplier of electricity for the nation. The conclusions are based on an analysis of the social, economic, and political environment ...
The role of government support for volunteerism
The Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, operated a local Seattle office from 2007 to 2010. They closed the Seattle office in July of 2010. During their three years of operation, they completed about 100 capacity building projects, matching teams of 4‐6 individuals, who volunteered their ...
Troubled youth and the mental health care crisis
The US government is not providing adequate mental health care to today‟s youth. Although $12 billion is being spent on behaviorally troubled adolescents, nearly seventy-five percent of adolescents who need mental health care do not have access. 1 in 10 American youth suffer from an emotional disorder, but less than 25 percent ...
Computers: turn them off or leave them on?
With the advancement of technology, it is difficult to determine whether it is best to power-off computers during times of inactivity, or leave them on continuously in a low, power save mode. Questions that must be addressed include the cost of employees' time during virus patching and start-up, and how the hardware inside ...
Defining Terrorism in the Public Policy of the United States at the Federal and Local Levels
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Implementing cap‐and‐trade in Washington to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: regional regulation of a global problem and the risk of carbon leakage
This capstone research provides exploratory analysis of a regional cap‐and‐trade (CAT) program to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The effectiveness of using a regional program to address a global issue has limitations; one of these limitations includes the possibility that firms will avoid operating in regions with ...
An Education Panacea? Implementation of Navigation 101 in Washington State as a Provision for Public Education Retention
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Reproductive Rights on Lockdown: A State-‐by-‐State Prison Policy Analysis of Reproductive Rights, Transparency and Access
This study reports the normative need for transparency of correctional policy relating to pregnancy during incarceration. Today, anyone with a smartphone can access the Internet; it has become the most efficient source of obtaining information. As the number of women, particularly of ...