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New Faculty Publications: A Look at Victimization

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Leah Daigle, Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice department, has two recent publications in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  Published in the April 2014 issue, Trajectories of Recurring Victimization Among People With Major Mental Disorders,  “examines the extent of recurring … Continue reading

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New Research on Treatment Protocols for Schizophrenia

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Congratulations to Dr. Jill Littrell for her latest research article, “Will the Treatment Protocols for Schizophrenia Be Changing Soon?” This article has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Social Work in Mental Health. You can view the pre-print … Continue reading

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OECD’s Better Life Initiative

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In 2011, the Organisation for Economic Co-operative Development (OECD) launched its Better Life Initiative to “gauge progress across several factors, including health, civic engagement, the environment and governance (OECD Observer, Jan 27, 2014).” “There is now widespread acknowledgement that measuring … Continue reading

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War on Poverty’s 50th Anniversary

Confronting Suburban Poverty

January marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, legislation initiated by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  The War on Poverty was launched to combat the almost sixteen percent poverty rate (Table 13) for families. The legislation led to programs … Continue reading

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Metros Roll on while Feds are Shut Down

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  The Federal Government may be at a grinding halt, but metropolitan governments are still revolutionizing politics and economic growth.  Bruce Katz, author of The Metropolitan Revolution, states, “Metropolitan areas have long been the engines of our economy and the … Continue reading

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The Impact of the HOPE Scholarship

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David Sjoquist, an economics professor, was interviewed for a story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution about the impact of the HOPE Scholarship as it turns 20 this month. Although it has helped more than 1.5 million Georgians attend college, Sjoquist … Continue reading

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First Open Access Monograph in Digital Archives @ GSU

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Professor Dennis Young of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies has the distinction of being the first GSU faculty member to publish a fully open access monograph in our institutional repository. The book is If Not for Profit, for … Continue reading

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Gun Control: Reactions to New Proposal

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Recent gun shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado have brought the issues of gun control and gun violence to the forefront.  If you’re interested in researching this issue further, … Continue reading

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Venezuela after Chavez

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On March 5, 2013, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez succumbed to his battle with cancer.  According to a recent article by the Economist Intelligence Unit, “Until his illness made it impossible for him to micro-manage the state, he oversaw almost every … Continue reading

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Research Workshops for Spring 2013

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In case you missed our workshops last semester, you will have another opportunity to attend and get the skills you need.  Two topics are being offered – Academic Honesty and Discovering Articles, Books, and more. In the Academic Honesty session, … Continue reading

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