National Social Science Association

National Social Science Association Home
NSSA History
Membership Form
Conferences and Seminars
Publications
Officers and Board Members
Newsletter
New Announcements
Contact NSSA
 
 
 


NATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL

 
2007 VOLUME 29 #1

CONTENTS

 

Patricia Ainsa, Carolyn Awalt, University of Texas at El Paso
Online Collaboration in Teacher Education

1

L. J. Allred, R.C. Chia, K.L. Wuensch, J.J. Ren, East Carolina University
D.M. Miao, Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, China
In-Groups, Out-Groups and Middle-Groups In China and the United States

7

Valerie Amber, Denise Tolbert, National University
Distributed Learning: Not Just for Students, A New Way of Mentoring Faculty

16

Raymond J. Ballard, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Rising Gasoline Prices and Consumer Behavior

19

Roger C. Barnes, University of the Incarnate Word
Peacemaking Criminology: Challenges and Possibilities

22

Martin Brittain, Allen Francis Ketcham, Texas A&M University, Kingsville
An Empirical Analysis within a College of Business Administration of the Veracity of the Feminist Proposition Regarding Gender-Based Ethics

29

Jack Call, Citrus College
Intelligent Design: What Is The Hypothesis?

45

José de Arimatéia da Cruz, Becky K. da Cruz, Armstrong Atlantic State University
An Unusual Choice: Michelle Bachelet, President, in Conservative Chile

50

Prem S. Dean, National University
Preparing Teachers for Education in a Diverse World

56

J. David Fairbanks, University of Houston-Downtown
What a Difference 100 Years Make: Two Very Different Vice Presidencies

59

Scott M. Finnie, Eastern Washington University
Revisiting the Dynamics of Affirmative Action: Its Definition, Theme, and Contention

66

Roberto Marie Ike, Lincoln University
Centesimus Annus: A Perspective on Capitalism in Social Economics

75

Bill Kirtley, Central Texas University
Ruffles and Flourishes: Teaching about U.S. Government Using the Television Show Commander in Chief

84

Philip E. Lampe, University of the Incarnate Word
Education For Living Or For Making A Living?

91

Barbara L. Martin-Stanley, Charles R. Martin-Stanley, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Constructivism and Technology: Strategies for Increasing Student Learning Outcomes

95

James Mbuva, National University
Understanding Ways of Motivating Resistant Students to Learning: From Theory to Practice

100

María E. Morales, Texas A&M University – Kingsville
Teaching History in the Bilingual Elementary School Classroom

105

Raphael O. Ogom, DePaul University
Tertiary Education and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa at the Dawn of the Twenty First Century: A Lost Hope, Or Present Opportunity?

108

Melvyn C. Raider, Wayne State University
Adjustment to Divorce: Intimate Relationships and Sexuality

120

Claire A. Sham Choy, Bernard W. Arenz, California State University, Fresno
Black Middle School Students’ Perceptions of Trustworthiness in their School Counselors: Implications for Counselor Education

125

David Steiniche, Missouri Western State University
The Economist and the President Clinton Scandal: A British View of Sex in the West Wing

133

Helga S. Walz, University of Baltimore
The Effectiveness of an SPSS Workshop for Constructing Graphs

136

Wayne S. Wooden, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Social-Cultural and Critical Responses to “Brokeback Mountain”

142

Baomei Zhao, University of Akron; Stephan M. Wilson, University of Nevada, Reno; Peter Li, University of Akron
Chinese Adolescent Individualism & Collectivism in the Parent-Adolescent Relationship

150

Herbert E. Gooch III, California Lutheran University
Terrorism in the Classroom: Notes on Educating with Cinema Across Disciplines (The Battle of Algiers)

155

Book Reviews

Samuel B. Hoff, Delaware State University
Book Review: Visions of Victory: The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders

161

Ben Miles
Book Review: America Back on Track

163

Home | About NSSA | Membership Form | Conferences & Seminars | Publications | Officers & Board | Newsletter | Announcements | Contact Us
Site Map | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy
Designed by Dreamwirkz Web Designs 2007 All Rights Reserved