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  • Race, Religion, and Boycotts 

    Khari Brown, R.; Evans, Hannah; Brown, Ronald E. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Using multiple surveys, this study examined the association between attending congregations in which clergy and/or lay persons discussed social-political issues and the perceptions Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics have about ...
  • How to Prevent Burnout and Improve Performance? The Role of Perceived Autonomy and Spirituality to Achieve Higher Performance 

    Wahyu Ariani, Dorothea (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship model of perceived autonomy, spirituality, burnout, and performance. The research was conducted on undergraduate students in Indonesian universities, especially ...
  • Obesity and Religious Composition: Understanding Obesity Rates in Major U.S. Cities 

    Marini, Christina (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    As the obesity epidemic continues to grow in the United States, causing premature death and increased healthcare costs, researchers are investigating the various factors which contribute to obesity. Building on the developed ...
  • 2019 Complete Issue 

    author - see individual papers (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
  • Creating a Better Environment: A Closer Look into the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States and Omaha, Nebraska 

    Hudson, Lizzie (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|For years, the environment has been thought of in terms of the natural world. The environment has been kept separate from social studies and explored as a natural science. While it is true that the ...
  • Enacting Paid Family and Medical Leave Policy: A Quantitative Analysis Across the American States 

    Bever, Kathleen (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|Paid family and medical leave policy is a topical policy debate in the United States. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 was enacted as an effort to address the lack of a uniform family and medical ...
  • Impacts of Modern-Day Medical Education on Trust in the Patient-Physician Relationship 

    Mirzaie, Mina (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|The importance of the patient-physician relationship has implications not only in healthcare practice, but also in medical education, where the resulting impacts of what occurs inside academic medical ...
  • An Exploration of Racial Bias in Medical Students' Pain Perceptions and Treatment Decisions 

    Hack, Jessica (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|Health disparities among various racial and ethnic groups are prevalent in the United States, in part because racial and ethnic minorities often receive substandard medical treatment compared to White ...
  • Impact of Mental and Physical Illness in the Hiring Process 

    Smith, Abby; Ampulski, Jenna; Farooqi, Nashib; Jacober, Sarah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|One of the most common experiences of adulthood is that of work. Arguably, the most challenging part of work is the hiring process, even for adults without a mental illness. However, for individuals with ...
  • Tale as Old as Time: How Remaking Classic Fairytale Films Balances Recognizability and Social Progress 

    Gilbert, Madison (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|The Walt Disney Company has spent decades producing movies centered around fairytales, with most of these princess films reaching worldwide fame and acclaim; international audiences have contributed to ...
  • "The Pages Are Blank": Narrative Stagnancy and Rescripting through Fukú and Zafa in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 

    Okelberry, Hannah (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao employs various semisupernatural elements to recount the life of Oscar de Léon, the dominant of these being "fukú americanus," or única, "the Curse and the Doom of the ...
  • Reconciling Philosophy and Reality through the Wife of Bath's Unorthodox Approach to the Marriage Debate 

    Fuson, Olivia (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|A staple of medieval English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales remains relevant after so many years due to its discourse on fundamental social issues, its cutting satire, and its striking ...
  • Poetry 

    Fox, Garrett (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Opening Paragraph|The following poems incorporate various mythic and historical elements of the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) into classical poetic structures. The author wished to contextualize and express his ...
  • Fables for Wisdom Seekers Young and Old 

    Meyers, Barbara A. (First Edition Design Publishing. Sarasota, FL, 2017)
    Meyers is a therapist. She loved stories as a child. "Now as a therapist, I listen to and hold the emotional space for others' stories." The book "is a direct outgrowth of my work over the years and is written for ...
  • Thomas Bewick's Fables of Aesop and Others: Nineteen headpieces proofed from the original wood-blocks 

    Middleton, Hunter (Florin Press. Kent, England, 1980)
    This is an exceptional addition to the collection in many ways. Not many of our books are so elaborately boxed! And the box has cloth covers! Besides the promised nineteen blocks, apparently assembled from various ...
  • Tonic for the Heart in 1000 Bottles, Volume 1 

    SVD, Frank Mihalic, (Pauline Publications. Mumbai, India, 2006)
    Here are the first 350 of the 1000 promised stories. They are decidedly eclectic. I will mention several to give an idea of the spread of topics and approaches. In #33, a woman driving a car pulls over because a car has ...
  • Les Fables de La Fontaine 10 LP Box Set Decca Rare with Book 

    Jean de La Fontaine (. Paris, France, 1971)
    This is a combination of ten 33 rpm records with a booklet 12" x 12" explaining the records. The fable illustrations in this booklet all come from Oudry. Here is, I believe, a rare find in good condition. The only other ...
  • Palmer Cox's Funny Animals 

    Cox, Palmer (M.A. Donohue and Company. Chicago, 1903)
    I am glad to have an excuse for including among our fable editions a second Palmer Cox book. It is in poor condition, and the printing is particularly poor in places. Within its board covers are twelve verse stories for ...
  • Fables de La Fontaine en Vers Provençaux 

    Marius Bourrelly, translator, Jean de La Fontaine (Alexandre Gueidon. Marseille, 1872)
    Here is a lucky find in fragile condition. Inside this volume covering the first six books is a publisher's promise of a second volume. At its end, after a T of C, there is a list of subscribers. I tried the Provençal. ...
  • The Lion Who Saw Himself in the Water 

    Shah, Idries (Hoopoe Books. Boston, 1998)
    Here is a long 32-page development of a traditional fable motif with a novel ending. Share the Lion is misunderstood by the other animals when he roars, even when he roars "Why are you running away?" He comes to a pool ...

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