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An agent of lasting desistance: Toward a restorative justice framework for American criminal justice
Criminal punishment practices in the United States have varied greatly in severity and purpose throughout their history. Nonetheless, prison practices have retained their basis in the theories of retribution and deterrence, ...
The Reintroduction and Recovery of the Gray Wolf in The Northern Rocky Mountain Region
My thesis topic covers gray wolf recovery in the Northern Rocky Mountain region in the last decade. Gray wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park in 1995, by way of the Endangered Species Act, and significantly ...
Perturbed Arnoldi Method for Computing Multiple Eigenvalues
There are several known methods for computing eigenvalues of a large sparse nonsymmetric matrix. One of the most efficient methods is known as the Arnoldi method. The Arnoldi method is a Krylov subspace method that computes ...
Aniracetam and Behavior
Aniracetam is a therapeutically useful cognition enhancer (nootropic) for alleviating anxiety and treating various neurodegenerative conditions. Aniracetam is shown to enhance both glutamatergic neurotransmission and ...
Education in the Thought and Theology of Jorge Mario Bergoglio
The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the papacy was not expected either by those inside Catholic politics or by non-Catholic observers. Because of his former anonymity in the English-speaking world, there exists a ...
Seneca's On Anger
Determination of planktonic metabolism and trophic status in Texas shallow ponds
Potential daily aerial rates of plankton production and respiration for twenty-seven shallow ponds within the Bullhide Creek watershed between January and March 2013 were determined. Photosynthetic parameters were estimated ...
Premature Birth and the Impact on Family Systems
Premature birth is a phenomenon that is increasingly prevalent and affects not only the nuclear family, but also many others. The impact on those surrounding the nuclear family is not well addressed in the literature. ...
The Effects of Internal and External Mindfulness on Anxiety
Mindfulness is gaining popularity as an intervention useful for reducing anxiety symptoms. It is proposed that mindfulness-based interventions can be separated into two categories: internal and external mindfulness. These ...
The Price of Healthiness: The Role of Employers, Government, and Physicians in the Evolution of the Health Care Systems in France and the United States
The United States has one of the most expensive health care systems in the world, yet there are no comparable outcomes associated with access and quality of care. While other countries consider access to health care services ...