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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Libyan Television and Its Influence on the Security Sector

Categories: Africa,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Libya,Religion/Ethics

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR364-The-Role-of-Media-in-Shaping-Libya%E2%80%99s-Security-Sector-Narratives.pdf

Examines the extent to which polarization in the media reinforces polarization in the security sector in Libya.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Myanmar: Anatomy of a Political Transition

Categories: Asia,Democracy/Peace

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR369-Myanmar-Anatomy-of-a-Political-Transition.pdf

Examines elements of the transition of Myanmar from authoritarian to more democratic rule and whether this experience offers guidance for future democratic transitions elsewhere.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Understanding Afghanistan’s 2014 Presidential Election: The Limits to Democracy in a Limited Access Order

Categories: Afghanistan,Democracy/Peace,Elections/Campaigns

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR370-Understanding-Afghanistan%E2%80%99s-2014-Presidential-Election.pdf

Explores the limits of what can be expected from elections in a strife-torn country and how elections may even prove destabilizing.   From the United States Institute of Peace

 

 

Education and Attitudes in Pakistan: Understanding Perceptions of Terrorism

Categories: Education,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR367-Education-and-Attitudes-in-Pakistan.pdf

Examines attitudes among Pakistani youth toward terrorism and the U.S. and how features of the Pakistan education system are responsible for these attitudes. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Parent and Family Involvement in Education, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Volunteering

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013028rev.pdf

Covers parent involvement in their child’s education including help with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.  Covers children enrolled in public and private schools and those who are homeschooled.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Early Childhood Program Participation, From the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012: First Look

Categories: Children,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013029rev.pdf

Data on children’s participation in relative care, nonrelative care, and center-based care arrangements.  Also covers parental reasons for choosing care, important factors in choosing a care arrangement, and parents’ participation in children’s learning activities.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results from the 2013 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

Categories: Children,Crime/Justice,Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015056.pdf

Tables show the extent to which students with different personal characteristics report bullying and cyber-bullying. Also covers presence of gangs, guns, drugs, and alcohol at school and school security measures.   From the National Center for Education Statistics