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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Panchatantra: Teaching Tales of Old India 

      Kelly, Narindar Uberoi (Hachette India Children's Books. Gurgaon, India, 2020)
      This version has two great features. First, it illustrates each story. The colored illustrations range from part-page -- like the crocodile on viii -- to full-page -- like Sharma telling stories to the three young men ...
    • Frog's Rainy-Day Story and Other Fables 

      Dowling, Michael James (Carpenter's Son Publishing. Franklin, TN, 2019)
      This book surprised me in several ways. First, it turns out not to be a traditional fable book. Secondly, it turns out to be a good contemporary probe of readers' values. In story after story among the eight told here, ...
    • Broderies & Ouvrages de Dames, Les Fables de La Fontaine, Album #4 

      Unknown author (Broderies & Ouvrages de Dames. Paris, 1920)
      Here is a curious addition to the collection: an oversized (10½" x 14¼") paperback pamphlet of 32 pages offering full-sized patterns for embroidered representations of 32 La Fontaine fables. The designs are not complex. ...
    • Cautionary Fables & Fairytales: Africa Edition 

      McDonald, Kel; Stotts, Taneka (Kel McDonald. 2014)
      This paperbound book is parallel to the 2016 Cautionary Fables & Fairytales: Asia Edition: Old Tales of Magic and Woe. This copy adds the subtitle "Old Tales of Magic and Woe" only on its back cover, not on either the ...
    • Fox Fables (Farsi & English) 

      Dawn Casey/Farsi Anwar Soltani (Mantra Lingua Ltd. London, 2006)
      This is a large, handsome, landscape-formatted book of 32 pages presenting two fables bilingually. It belongs to a series, of which I now have seventeen. The series presents the two fables of this book by pairing English ...
    • Famous Animal Fables 

      Huey-Gatewood, Carol (Teacher Created Materials. Huntington Beach, CA, 2020)
      This 7" x 9" pamphlet offers seven fables, illustrated by various artists. The cover shows a human and several monkeys waving to several other monkeys suspended from vines. The first fable is new to me: the king of all ...
    • The Beauty of Being: A Collection of Fables, Short stories & Essays 

      Oyewole, Abiodun (2Leaf Press. NY, 2018)
      This paperback book seems to include eighteen short stories that dig into the mystery of life. I read and enjoyed the first two, which are surely more complex than a fable. In the first, "The Tree of Life," a couple come ...