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    • The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman 

      Merskin, Debra (Howard Journal of Communications, 2010)
      What’s in a name? Plenty when it comes to the ability of words to establish identity. In 2005 in Oregon, for example, 142 land features carried the name ‘‘squaw’’—Squaw Gulch, Squaw Butte, Squaw Meadows, and Squaw Flat ...
    • Sallust and the Greek Historical Tradition 

      Nicols, John (Regina Books, Claremont, California, 1999)
      The Roman historian Sallust was very familiar with Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War. The argument of this article is that Saullust revealed his erudition by demonstrating his knowledge of rather obscure episodes ...
    • Salmon Feeds Our People: Challenging Dams on the Klamath River 

      Norgaard, Kari Marie; Reed, Ron (Conservation International, 2010)
      This is a story of how an impoverished northern California tribe challenged a massive Goliath — a huge private utility corporation. It is about one piece in the current struggle of the Karuk People in the Klamath River ...
    • Scenario Adjustment in Stated Preference Research 

      Cameron, Trudy Ann; DeShazo, J. R.; Johnson, Erica H. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2009-11-22)
      Stated preference (SP) survey methods have been used increasingly to assess willingness to pay for a wide variety of non-market goods and services, including reductions in risks to life and health. Poorly designed SP ...
    • SCHOLARS’ BANK YIELDS A GREAT RETURN ON INVESTMENT 

      von Bargen, Jean E. (2009)
      Institutional repositories are becoming an important point of discussion on many university and college campuses. Academic libraries can be integral to collecting and preserving locally produced work. AASL is proud to offer ...
    • School Administrator’s Introduction To Instructional Use Of Computers 

      Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01)
      This booklet has two purposes: 1. To acquaint educational policy' makers with some of the current roles and potential applications of computers in the curriculum. 2. To encourage educational policy makers to initiate ...
    • Science, values, and risk 

      Kunreuther, Howard; Slovic, Paul (1996)
    • The Scope and Future Prospects : Oregon's Ecosystem Management Industry 

      Beltram, James; Evans, Rock; Hibbard, Michael; Luzzi, James (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2001)
      Reports the findings of a joint study by the Organization for Economic Initiatives, Inc. (OEI) and the Ecosystem Workforce Program (EWP) at the University of Oregon (UO). OEI is an Oregon 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation ...
    • Scope insensitivity in helping decisions: Is it a matter of culture and values? 

      Kogut, Tehila; Slovic, Paul; Vastfjall, Daniel (Journal of Experimental Psychology: General., 2015-09-14)
      The singularity effect of identifiable victims refers to people’s greater willingness to help a single concrete victim, as compared with a group of victims experiencing the same need. We present three studies exploring ...
    • Scope insensitivity: The limits of intuitive valuation of human lives in public policy 

      Dickert, Stephan; Vastfjall, Daniel; Kleber, Janet; Slovic, Paul (2015-11-04)
      A critical question for government officials, managers of NGOs, and politicians is how to respond to situations in which large numbers of lives are at risk. Theories in judgment and decision making as well as economics ...
    • "Scrittura e alterità in Francesco Petrarca" 

      Lollini, Massimo, 1954- (Annali d'Italianistica, 2001)
      In this essay on "Scrittura e alterità in Petrarca," Massimo Lollini is interested in ethics as a point of intersection between philosophy and literature. Lollini studies how the notion of otherness in literature emerges ...
    • "Scrittura obbediente e mistica tridentina in Veronica Giuliani" 

      Lollini, Massimo, 1954- (Annali d'Italianistica, 1995)
      This article studies the relationships between mysticism and autobiography in the works of Veronica Giuliani and in the context of Baroque religion and culture.
    • THE SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS OF TRANSLATING CHINESE POETRY: UNIMAGINATIVE VERSUS OVER-IMAGINATIVE INTERPRETATION 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (Pacific Northwest Council on Languages, 1975-04-19)
    • The Second National Risk and Culture Study: Making Sense of—and Making Progress In— the American Culture War of Fact 

      Kahan, Dan; Gastil, John; Braman, Donald; Cohen, Geoffrey; Slovic, Paul (Yale Law School, 2007-10)
      Cultural Cognition refers to the disposition to conform one's beliefs about societal risks to one's preferences for how society should be organized. Based on surveys and experiments involving some 5,000 Americans, the ...
    • Self-Protection: Antidumping Duties, Collusion and FDI 

      Davies, Ronald B.; Liebman, Benjamin H., 1971- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-11)
      It is well established that the threat of antidumping duties can help sustain collusion between a foreign firm and its domestic counterpart. However, when the foreign firm is a multinational, its subsidiary will fight ...
    • Self-Protection: Fragmentation of Headquarter Services and FDI 

      Davies, Ronald B. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-11)
      I develop a simple model in which production of skill-intensive headquarter services are fragmented across borders in order to take advantage of complementarities between types of skilled labor. This setting indicates that ...
    • Self-Reported Memory for Abuse Depends Upon Victim-Perpetrator Relationship 

      Freyd, Jennifer J.; DePrince, Anne P.; Zurbriggen, Eileen L. (The Haworth Press, Inc., 2001)
      We present preliminary results from the Betrayal Trauma Inventory (BTI) testing predictions from betrayal trauma theory (Freyd, 1994, 1996, in press) about the relationship between amnesia and betrayal by a caregiver. The ...
    • Sentimental modernism : women writers and the revolution of the word 

      Clark, Suzanne (Indiana University Press, 1991)
    • Sequential procedures for poverty gap dominance 

      Zoli, Claudio; Lambert, Peter J. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2005-01-01)
      Poverty evaluations differ from welfare evaluations in one significant aspect, the existence of a threshold or reference point, the poverty line. It is therefore possible to build up normative evaluation models in which ...
    • The “Seven Lakes Canto” Revisited 

      Palandri, Angela C. Y. Jung, 1926- (University of Maine at Orono, 1974)