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Corporate Social Responsibility of Construction and Real Estate Development Companies in Developing Countries: An Assessment Model , Ahmed Nabil Abdel-Salam

Effect of Cue Cardinality, Cue Representation and Judgment Options on Human Judgments , Harsh Wardhan Aggarwal

Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Geometric Reflections in Terms of Motion and Mapping View , Murat Akarsu

An Overall Policy Decision-Support System For Educational Facilities Management: An Agent-Based Approach , Haya Bader Albader

Beer to Stay: Brewed Culture, Ethnicity, and the Market Revolution , Brian Alberts

Translocation of Neonicotinoid in Maize and Nontarget Impacts to Water and Soil , Adam Alford

Identification of Novel Therapeutic Targets for Chronic Pain , Doungkamol Alongkronrusmee

A Framework for Comparative Life-Cycle Evaluation of Alternative Pavement Types , Saeed Alqadhi

Process Characterization and Optimization of Roll-to-Roll Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition for Graphene Growth , Majed A. Alrefae

She is a computer scientist: a quantitative comparison between the effectiveness of game design studios and robotics at enhancing women's learning of, self-efficacy in, attitudes toward, and domain identification with computer science , Ali Nazil Alshammari

Experimentally validated quantum transport models for tunneling devices based on novel materials , Tarek A. Ameen Beshari

Interparental Conflict as a Context for Early Child-Parent Attachment Relationships , Laura Yanett Anaya

East Asian International Students' Interdependent Happiness: The Role of Acculturative Stress, Dialectical Thinking, and Collectivistic Coping , Yaping Huang Anderson

Avian Immunogenetics and Evolution of a Passerine Bird in the Face of Malarial Parasites , Jennifer D. Antonides

Large Scale Constrained Trajectory Optimization Using Indirect Methods , Thomas Antony

A Performance-Based Framework for Guiding Enroute Air Traffic Control Sector Design , Julian R. Archer

Bridge Load Rating: A General Procedure for Load Rating Bridges without Plans , Rafael Ricardo Armendariz Briones

Comparison of Brachypodium and Wheat Response to Hessian Fly , Abdelrahman Ahmed Abdelhady Mohamed Awad

Spin-Torque Sensors for Energy Efficient and High Speed Global Interconnects , Zubair Al Azim

Analysis of Packaged Air Conditioning System for High Temperature Climates , Ammar M. Bahman

Modeling and Simulation of Blood Flow past the Distal Anastomosis of the Arteriovenous Graft for Hemodialysis , Zengding Bai

Minimal Models of Rational Elliptic Curves with non-Trivial Torsio , Alexander J. Barrios

"Do I Even Remember the List?': Identity, Place, and Legal Consciousness of Marriage Among LGBTQ Individuals." , D Ross Beall

Studies on the Impact Initiation and Kinetics of Condensed Phase Reactives with Application to the Shock Induced Reaction Synthesis of Cubic Boron Nitride , Matthew T. Beason

Using Computational Musicological Approaches and Informatics to Characterize Soundscapes in Diverse Natural and Human-Dominated Ecosystems , Kristen M. Bellisario

Holostream: High-accuracy, High-speed 3D Range Video Encoding and Streaming , Tyler Bell

Multi-Hazard In-Plane Response of Steel-plate Composite (SC) Walls: Out-of-plane and Accident Thermal Loadings , Saahastaranshu R. Bhardwaj

Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding the Measurement of the Area of Rectangles , Cetin Kursat Bilir

Photoassociation in 87RB BECS and in Ultracold 7LI85RB , David Blasing

A Pragmatic Methodology for the (Queer) Self , Elaine M. Blum

YshB is a positive regulator for Salmonella intracellular survival and facilitates the spatio-temporal regulation of bacterial pathogenesis , Rajdeep Bomjan

On the Computation and Composition of Belyi Maps and Dessins d'Enfants , Jacob A. Bond

Raw Material Variability in Food Manufacturing , Brian A. Bourquard

Sex, Culture, and the Politics of Fashion in Stuart England , Emilie M. Brinkman

‘MakingThings Happen’ in Cross-sector Partnerships: A Multiple Case Study , Priyanka Shah Brunese

Three Essays on Skill Heterogeneity in Frictional Labor Markets , Jacklyn R. Buhrmann

Religion and Movement Activism in 1960s Chicago , D. Trevor Burrows

An Investigation of Micro-Surface Shaping on the Piston/Cylinder Interface of Axial Piston Machines , Ashley Busquets

Quantifying Human Heat Stress in Working Environments, and Their Relationship to Atmospheric Dynamics, Due to Global Climate Change , Jonathan R. Buzan

Gist of a Gest: Learning Gestures for the First Time , Maria Eugenia Cabrera Ubaldi

Understanding the Molecular Mechanism of Arsenic Tolerance and Accumulation in Pteris vittata , Chao Cai

Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Functional Analysis of Tissues and Biomaterials , Luyao Cai

Characterization of Type I Collagen and Osteoblast Response to Mechanical Loading , Silvia P. Canelón

Data-driven Resource Allocation in Virtualized Environments , Lianjie Cao

Modeling of Bearing Dynamics Using Combined EFEM-DEM Method , Lijun Cao

Regulation of Intestinal Lipid Storage and Mobilization , Alicia L. Carreiro

A Solidarity Economy on the Border: Examining Historical and Contemporary Case Studies in El Paso, Texas as De Facto Contributors to a U.S.-Based Movement , Michelle E. Carreon

Using Tangible Interaction and Virtual Reality to Support Spatial Perspective Taking Ability , Shen-Kuen Chang

Social Brokerage, Psychology, and Innovation in Intra-Organizational Networks , Hongzhi Chen

Proteomics Strategies to Develop Proteins of Post-translational Modifications in Plasma-Derived Extracellular Vesicles as Disease Markers , I-Hsuan (Blair) Chen

Label free chemical imaging reveals novel metabolite signatures in living model organisms , Jing (Andy) Chen

Assessment of urbanization impacts on surface runoff and effects of green infrastructure on hydrology and water quality , Jingqiu Chen

Computational optimization of networks of dynamical systems under uncertainties: application to the air transportation system , Jun Chen

Conventions of the Commons: Technical Communication and Crowdsourced Digital Publishing , Amelia Chesley

Choosing Wickedness: Moral Evil in Kant's Religion , Changtze Chia

Computational Learning for Hand Pose Estimation , Chiho Choi

Sustainable Supply Planning of By-Product Minerals: A Case Study on Indium , Chul Hun Choi

Computational Methods for Matrix/Tensor Factorization and Deep Learning Image Denoising , Joon Hee Choi

The Relationships of Social Cognitive Career Theory Factors and Cybersecurity Research Self-Efficacy , Rylan C. Chong

Strategies to Create Interfacial Patterning and Epitaxial Architectures Using Controllable Anisotropic Wetting at Scales Layers , Shi Wah Choong

Thermal & Non-Thermal Signatures From Galactic Nuclei , Ian Christie

Investigations of the Electrical, Vibrational and Optical Properties of Graphene-based Materials , Ting-Fung Chung

Measurements of Transition Dominated by the Second-Mode Instability at Mach 6 , Brandon C. Chynoweth

The Human Dimensions of Invasive Plant Management on Family Forestlands: A Case Study in Indiana , Mysha K. Clarke

Secular Discourse in Postcolonial West African Narratives: Problems and Perspectives: A Comparative Study , Malick Coly

Gender and Parental Support to Adult Children in Later Life , Gülçin Con

Quantum correlations in nanophotonics: from long-range dipole-dipole interactions to fundamental efficiency limits of coherent energy transfer , Cristian L. Cortes

On the Front Line: Locating Mentorship in the Composition Practicum , Sherri Elaine Craig

Manipulating Light Quality, Light Intensity, and Carbon Dioxide Concentration to Optimize Indoor and Greenhouse Production of Annual Bedding Plant Seedlings , Joshua Ken Craver

Folate Receptor Beta as a Marker of Immunosuppressive Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells and Tumor Associated Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment , Gregory Micheal Cresswell

Modeling Anthropogenic Disturbance of Wildlife , Laura E. D'Acunto

The Influence of Biomass Burning Aerosols on Stratocumulus Clouds over the South-East Atlantic , Sampa Das

Producing Nanoscale Laser Spot and its Applications , Anurup Datta

Modeling the Behavioral Landscape Ecology of a Reintroduced Carnivore , Casey C. Day

Hispanic Acculturation and Perceived Discrimination's Impact on Emerging Adult's Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms Over Time: A Longitudinal Investigation. , Hector F. De Los Santos

Multidimensional Nonlinear Optical Imaging , Fengyuan Deng

Political Order in the Modernizing Mormon Kingdom, 1887-1896 , Mark Denninghoff

Structure-Function Analysis of a Flavivirus Non-Structural Protein , Michael J. Dibiaso White

Conceptualizing Individual Disaster Resilience: Benchmarking Tools for Individual and Social Coping Capacity for a Disaster Resilient Society , Lindsey J. DiTirro

Behavioral Pharmacology of Alcohol and Legal Psychostimulants , Meridith Tracy Doyle

Characterization of Manifold Microchannel Heat Sinks During Two-Phase Operation , Kevin P. Drummond

Pathology or Neurodiversity?: Cognitive Accessibility and the Rhetorical Construction of ADHD in Higher Education , Samuel James Dunn

Design Methodology for a High-Frequency Transformer in an Isolating DC-DC Converter , Veda Samhitha Duppalli

Understanding the Relation Between Sexual Objectification and Ostracism , Maayan Dvir

Polysulfide Mitigation at the Electrode-Electrolyte Interface: Experiments in Rechargeable Lithium Sulfur Batteries , Arthur D. Dysart

Teacher Identity and the Role of Relational Coaching , Melinda R. Ehmer

Highly Excited States of Small Molecules and Negative Atomic Ions , Matthew T. Eiles

GNSS/INS-Assisted Multi-Camera Mobile Mapping: System Architecture, Modeling, Calibration, and Enhanced Navigation , Magdy Elbahnasawy

Improving Information Alignment and Distributed Coordination for Secure Information Supply Chains , Omar Eldardiry

Efficient Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods , Youhan Fang

Plant cell wall modification during tomato processing and its effects on the physical and rheological properties of end products , Xing Fei

Design and Development of Adaptive Intrusion Management for Cyber-Based Systems , Muhamad Felemban

Spin-orbit interaction and electron spin qubits in silicon quantum dots , Rifat Ferdous

Global On-line, Interactive and Simulated Learning Techniques via BIRS , Janet L. Fourman

Enzymatic Inhibition By Lignin During Second Generation Ethanol Production , Antonio Carlos Freitas dos Santos

Metaethical Mooreanism , Jonathan Fuqua

Understanding the adoption, maintenance, diffusion of urban stormwater management practices , Yuling Gao

Acute Effects of Contractile Activity on Skeletal Muscle Exosomes , Ron T. Garner

Plant Mediated Effects on Tritrophic Interactions in the Solanaceae-Hornworm System , Michael A. Garvey

Food Quality Versus Quantity: Consumer's Value Perception and the Influence of Eating Style , Li Ge

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The present study examined the acquisition of Spanish grammatical gender in 22 bilingual children (aged 5;0 to 13;5 years; Med=9;4 years; STD=2.3) who were born and raised in the United States and acquired Spanish as heritage speakers—that is, they learned Spanish, the minority language, in a home setting (Valdes, 2001). Each of the child participants had at least one parent who was born and raised in a Spanish-speaking country before immigrating to the U.S. post-puberty. Eleven (11) of the adults/parents, (aged 18 to 60 years, Med=42; STD=8.5)—all native speakers of Spanish—participated with their children, providing a control group for comparison purposes. Specifically, the study examined whether child heritage speakers of Spanish have linguistic intuition that enables them to distinguish between grammatical and ungrammatical constructs of gender expression in Spanish heard in ordinary speech (Chomsky, 1965). An Acceptability Judgment Task (AJT) presented each of the participants with both grammatical and ungrammatical versions of Spanish sentences in four grammatical conditions: (a) determiner-noun (DET-NOUN) assignment, (b) determiner-adjective (DET-ADJ) agreement, (c) noun-adjective (NOUN-ADJ) agreement, and (d) determiner phrase (DP) directionality (Cuza & Perez Tattam, 2016). Results showed that the participants—both children and adults—correctly found the grammatical examples to be acceptable. The adult participants consistently rejected the ungrammatical examples while many of the child participants had difficulties recognizing the ungrammatical examples as unacceptable. Statistical analysis found that the external factors of language dominance and language experience were significant in relation to the ability to distinguish the ungrammatical items, suggesting that the children who were dominant in Spanish and had more experience with the language were also more likely to recognize the ungrammatical constructs of the language. This result is in keeping with the Bilingual Alignments Approach, which focuses on the correlation of expected responses with the external factors of language dominance and language experience (Sánchez, 2019).

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Anti-semitic attitudes of the mass public: estimates and explanations based on a survey of the moscow oblast.

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JAMES L. GIBSON, RAYMOND M. DUCH, ANTI-SEMITIC ATTITUDES OF THE MASS PUBLIC: ESTIMATES AND EXPLANATIONS BASED ON A SURVEY OF THE MOSCOW OBLAST, Public Opinion Quarterly , Volume 56, Issue 1, SPRING 1992, Pages 1–28, https://doi.org/10.1086/269293

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In this article we examine anti-Semitism as expressed by a sample of residents of the Moscow Oblast (Soviet Union). Based on a survey conducted in 1920, we begin by describing anti-Jewish prejudice and support for official discrimination against Jews. We discover a surprisingly low level of expressed anti-Semitism among these Soviet respondents and virtually no support for state policies that discriminate against Jews. At the same time, many of the conventional hypotheses predicting anti-Semitism are supported in the Soviet case. Anti-Semitism is concentrated among those with lower levels of education, those whose personal financial condition is deteriorating, and those who oppose further democratization of the Soviet Union. We do not take these findings as evidence that anti-Semitism is a trivial problem in the Soviet Union but, rather, suggest that efforts to combat anti-Jewish movements would likely receive considerable support from ordinary Soviet people.

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Specific features of the ecological functioning of urban soils in Moscow and Moscow region

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Eurasian Soil Science

Urban soils (constructozems) were studied in Moscow and several cities (Dubna, Pushchino, and Serebryanye Prudy) of Moscow oblast. The soil sampling from the upper 10-cm-thick layer was performed in the industrial, residential, and recreational functional zones of these cities. The biological (the carbon of the microbial biomass carbon, Cmic and the microbial (basal) respiration, BR) and chemical (pHwater and the contents of Corg, heavy metals, and NPK) indices were determined in the samples. The ratios of BR to Cmic (the microbial respiration quotient, qCO2) and of Cmic to Corg were calculated. The Cmic varied from 120 to 738 μg C/g soil; the BR, from 0.39 to 1.94 μg CO2-C/g soil per hour; the Corg, from 2.52 to 5.67%; the qCO2, from 1.24 to 5.28 μg CO2-C/mg Cmic/g soil per h; and the Cmic/Corg, from 0.40 to 1.55%. Reliable positive correlations were found between the Cmic and BR, the Cmic and Cmic/Corg, and the Cmic and Corg values (r = 0.75, 0.95, and 0.61, respectively), as well...

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Alexey Alekseenko

Soils and plants of Saint Petersburg are under the constant technogenic stress caused by human activity in in-dustrial, residential, and recreational landscapes of the city. To assess the transformed landscapes of various functional zones, we studied utility, housing, and park districts with a total area of over 7,000 hectares in the southern part of the city during the summer seasons of 2016-2018. Throughout the fieldwork period, 796 individual pairs of soil and plant samples were collected. A complex of consequent laboratory studies performed in an accredited laboratory allowed the characterization of key biogeochemical patterns of urban regolith specimens and herbage samples of various grasses. Chemical analyses provided information on the concentrations of polluting metals in soils and plants of different land use zones. Data interpretation and calculation of element accumulation factors revealed areas with the most unfavorable environmental conditions. We believe that a high pollution level in southern city districts has led to a significant degree of physical, chemical, and biological degradation of the soil and vegetation cover. As of today, approximately 10 % of the Technosols in the study area have completely lost the ability to biological self-revitalization, which results in ecosystem malfunction and the urgent need for land remediation.

András Bidló

The main purpose of the present study was to monitor actual contamination levels and execute a comparative assessment of results in a mid-sized Hungarian city for two different years. The first citywide soil investigations were completed in 2011. In 2018, the most prominent properties (pH, CaCO3, texture, and trace metals Cd, Co, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn) were reanalyzed and were supplemented with mesofauna on selected sites. The available trace metal elements of urban soils showed the following tendency in 2011: Zn &gt; Cu &gt; Pb &gt; Cd &gt; Cr = Ni = Co. In 2018, the previous order changed to Zn &gt; Pb &gt; Cu &gt; Cr &gt; Cd = Ni = Co. Cd and Pb enrichments were found, especially near the M7 motorway. The comparison between 2011 and 2018 revealed soil contamination was, on average, higher in 2011. Soil microarthropod communities were sampled and assessed using abundance data and diversity measurements. Soil biological quality was evaluated with the help of the Soil Biological Qualit...

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A soil diagnosis of an urban territory Stepnoe (Saratov region) was conducted within the framework of soil research monitoring of inhabited localities with low levels of anthropogenic impact using chemical and microbiological analysis. Excess over maximum permissible concentration (MPC) of mobile forms of Cr, Zn and Cd were not observed within the researched territory. A universal excess over MPC of mobile forms of Ni, Cu and Pb was established which is most likely connected with anthropogenic contamination. It was discovered that, at the territory of the Stepnoe settlement, mobile forms of heavy metals compounds (HM) in most cases formed paragenetic associations with high correlation coefficient and despite this, an excess over MPC was not significant. This point to a common mineralogical origin of the elements inherited from the parent rock. The values of the total index of chemical contamination were not above 16, which puts the researched samples in a category with permissible contamination. The indices of the total number of heterotrophic bacteria, iron-oxidizing and hydrocarbon-oxidizing bacteria in most samples corresponded to normal indices for chestnut solonetsous and saline soils. In some samples, a deviation from the normal indices was observed justifying the impact of specific contaminants on the soil.

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Lidia Oktaba

The objective of the study was to determine properties of soils located within a city, and to assess the effect of anthropopressure on the accumulation of carbon and nitrogen in soils of Pruszków . a medium sized town in central Poland. Surface soil layers (0.20 cm) were collected at 36 sites. A total of 12 samples from lawns, 11 from allotment gardens, 9 from fields and 4 from fallow lands were subject to analysis. Lawns and allotment gardens were treated as central zone I . under strong pressure of anthropogenic factors, fields and fallow lands were treated as zone II . with potentially low level of anthropogenic influence. The statistical analysis showed significantly higher (p=0.008) amount of organic carbon (Corg) in lawns (mean 20.5 g·kg

For the first time, the quantitative geochemical data are given for urban soils of several groups of cities which differ in population. The content of chemical elements is considered as well as the specific ecological significance of soil contamination by these elements. The figures were established by authors on the base of average concentrations of chemical elements in the soils of more than 300 cities and settlements. The major part of data (sampling, analyses, and their statistical treatment) was obtained directly by authors as a result of special studies conducted for more than 15 years. The sufficiently numerous published materials of different researchers were also used. The greatest elements accumulation comparing with the Earth’s soils (tens of thousands of tons per 1 km2) is associated with an increase in the content of Ca and Mg. Considering the environmental significance of chemical elements accumulation in soils, we note the primary role of Pb and Zn in all groups of cities. Out from the rest pollutants it is necessary, first of all, to note As, Cu, and Cl, which are the main contaminants in four of six cities groups. In two groups of settlements, Cd and Co are important soil pollutants. In three groups, a considerable increase in the Ca content significantly modifies ecological–geochemical state of soils.

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When writing a long document such as a thesis or dissertation over a sustained time period, writers may find it difficult to stay motivated and make progress. Some institutions offer “dissertation retreats” or camps for helping writers make progress. An Intensive Writing Experience (IWE) is a similar event in which a writer makes a concerted effort both to make progress on a document and to become a better writer. The writer sets aside a predetermined amount of time in order to make progress on a particular writing project, such as a dissertation.  The material here is meant to be used to conduct a Personal IWE that a writer can use when a group event such as a retreat or camp is not available.  

This section contains detailed directions for setting up a Personal IWE.  We've included vidcasts and handouts useful for a potential three-day event covering a variety of writing-related topics. Writers can view the vidcasts and read through the handouts and then apply what they have learned to their own writing. We suggest starting with the handout entitled “Conducting a Personal Intensive Writing Experience (IWE)”; this will provide details for structuring time and offers a schedule for the order of topics across a multi-day event.

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    The present study examined the acquisition of Spanish grammatical gender in 22 bilingual children (aged 5;0 to 13;5 years; Med=9;4 years; STD=2.3) who were born and raised in the United States and acquired Spanish as heritage speakers—that is, they learned Spanish, the minority language, in a home setting (Valdes, 2001). Each of the child participants had at least one parent who was born and ...

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