The Journal of Human Resources article “Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?” cited by MinnPost.com
The JHR article “Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?” (by David R. Just and Joseph Price, The Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2013, vol. 48 no. 4 p. 945-968, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/4/945.abstract.), was cited in MinnPost.com article “New study: High-quality preschool for poor kids under 3 would eliminate achievement gap” (By Beth Hawkins, 01/20/14, http://www.minnpost.com/learning-curve/2014/01/new-study-high-quality-preschool-poor-kids-under-3-would-eliminate-achievemen), as well as the following:
•“One solution to many problems” story on KAZM radio of Sedona, Ariz. 2/22/14
• Summary in Carlson School Magazine article “Closing the Achievement Gap with Early Childhood Education”, Spring 2014
• Star-Tribune “Minneapolis Mayor Hodges Forms Crade-to-K Cabinet”, 5/23/14
• Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges & MPR's Kerri Miller on the Daily Circuit [8:00 - 9:30 minute mark].
• Minnpost “Rock-star researchers on early ed to talk at U of M event”, 06/04/14
• Video: Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute panel on early learning.
• The Atlantic-New Republic Citylab “How the Twin Cities Hope to Get Ahead of Demographic Change”
• Southwest Journal “Health Kids, Healthy City”, 05/28/14
• Mention at end of Minnpost article on Education Writers' Association meeting.
• Investing in Kids blog by Tim Bartik (Upjohn Institute) gives extensive comment on paper.
• Educators for Excellence Minnesota blog post.
• Discussed on KTNF 950AM Daily Report [12:05 - 17:00 minute mark].
• Huffington Post article, “This Is What Could Close The Achievement Gap Among Young Kids, Study Says”, 1/7/14
• Think Progress article “Universal High-Quality Early Childhood Education Could Close The Achievement Gap At Age 5”, 1/3/14
• Brookings Brown Center Chalkboard on “Does Pre-K Work?” by Russ Whitehurst 2/26/14
• Tim Bartik response to Whitehurst on his Investing in Kids blog.
The Journal of Human Resources article “Using Incentives to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children” cited by ThePacker.com
The JHR article “Using Incentives to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children” (by David R. Just and Joseph Price, The Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2013, vol. 48 no. 4 p. 855-872, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/4/855.abstract.), was cited in ThePacker.com article “Study: Money, prizes boost child produce consumption” (01/02/2014 01:53:00 PM Mike Hornick, http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/Study-Money-prizes-boost-child-produce-consumption-238485601.html?ref=601).
The Journal of Human Resources article cited pre-publication by NPR
The JHR article “Does Strengthening Self-Defense Law Deter Crime or Escalate Violence? Evidence from Expansions to Castle Doctrine” (The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 48 no. 3 p. 821-854, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/3/821.short), was cited in the Coloradoan.com opinion piece “We have moral duty to end gun worship”, (Feb. 26, 2013, http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20130226/OPINION/302260025/We-moral-duty-end-gun-worship?gcheck=1). It was also cited in the NPR story “'Stand Your Ground' Linked To Increase In Homicides” (by Shankar Vedantam and David Schultz, January 02, 2013 4:50 PM, http://www.npr.org/2013/01/02/167984117/-stand-your-ground-linked-to-increase-in-homicide).
SubStance Special Issue Impact Boom! The Commodification of the University was reviewed in Russian journal Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie (New Literary Observer)
You may see the review (in Russian) here, and here, or click to download the PDF. Click here to see the TOC for SubStance: Impact Boom! The Commodification of the University, vol. 42 #1.
The final Ecological Restoration (with the old cover design).
The final issue of Ecological Restoration with the old cover design is out today. Both sad to see it go and excited for our new cover with larger photos coming in 2014! See the TOC here, or read the editorial “Shelter From the Storm” (free to all).
The JHR Article “Lucky in Life, Unlucky in Love? The Effect of Random Income Shocks on Marriage and Divorce” cited in The Hudson Valley Press Online
The JHR article “Lucky in Life, Unlucky in Love? The Effect of Random Income Shocks on Marriage and Divorce” (The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 46-2, p 403-426, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/46/2/403.short) is cited in The Hudson Valley Press Online article “The new white Negro: family breakdowns are now biracial” September 11th, 2013, http://www.hvpress.net/news/138/ARTICLE/12863/2013-09-11.html).
The JHR Article “The Risk of Divorce and Household Saving Behavior?” cited pre-publication in The New York Times blog post "Risk of Divorce Leads People to Save More"
The JHR article “The Risk of Divorce and Household Saving Behavior?” (The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 48-2, p 404-434, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/2/404.short) is cited in The New York Times article “Risk of Divorce Leads People to Save More” (By Catherine Rampell, October 15, 2008, 1:45 pm, http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/10/15/risk-of-divorce-leads-people-to-save-more/?_r=0). Click here to download the press release.
The JHR Article “Discrimination Begins in the Womb: Evidence of Sex-Selective Prenatal Investments” cited in multiple news stories
The JHR article “Discrimination Begins in the Womb: Evidence of Sex-Selective Prenatal Investments” (The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 48 no. 1, p 71-113, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/1/71.abstract) is cited in the science news portal Phys.org article “Sex discrimination begins in the womb” (March 27, 2013, http://phys.org/news/2013-03-sex-discrimination-womb.html), in “Bias against girls can start in the womb” on futurity.org (Andy Henion-Michigan State, Thursday, March 28, 2013 8:32, http://www.futurity.org/health-medicine/bias-against-girls-can-start-in-the-womb/), in NPR's “In India, Discrimination Against Women Can Start In The Womb” (by MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF March 29, 2013 4:50 PM, http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/03/28/175594992/in-india-discrimination-against-women-
can-start-in-the-womb), on MSN.com “Indian girls might face discrimination even in the womb, study says” (http://now.msn.com/mothers-in-india-discriminate-against-girls-while-pregnant-study-says), in “Gender Justice? Discrimination against women begins at womb” (by Maitreyee, Friday, March 29, 2013, 12:30 [IST] http://news.oneindia.in/2013/03/29/discrimination-against-women-begins-at-womb-1182141.html), “Sex-selective discrimination common in Indian wombs: US study” (Hindustan Times, by Hindustan Correspondent, First Published: 23:32 IST (31/3/2013) | Last Updated: 23:34 IST (31/3/2013), http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/Sex-selective-discrimination-common-in-Indian-wombs-US-study/Article1-1035269.aspx), and “Sex Discrimination in India Begins in the Womb: Study”(Bernama, New Delhi, March 29, http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=938205).
New UW Madison Chancellor former JHR Editor
Our new Chancellor at UW Madison is a The Journal of Human Resources alumna! Rebecca Blank, the Acting Commerce Secretary, will become the UW Madison Chancellor this summer. We’re very happy to note she was on the JHR editorial board from 1995-1997, and was published four times in the journal. Her JHR published work is available on JSTOR. See below for more information and to access.
Work, Health, and Income among the Elderly by Gary Burtless
Review by: Rebecca M. Blank
The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Summer, 1988), pp. 397-411, http://www.jstor.org/stable/145837
The Effect of Medical Need and Medicaid on AFDC Participation
Author(s): Rebecca M. Blank
The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Winter, 1989), pp. 54-87, http://www.jstor.org/stable/145933
When Do Women Use Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Food Stamps? The Dynamics of Eligibility Versus Participation
Author(s): Rebecca M. Blank and Patricia Ruggles
The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Winter, 1996), pp. 57-89, http://www.jstor.org/stable/146043
What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads to Grow?
Rebecca M. Blank
The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 36, No. 1 (Winter, 2001), pp. 85-118, http://www.jstor.org/stable/3069671
For more information on her appointment, see:
“Commerce chief Rebecca Blank to lead University of Wisconsin at Madison”, The Washington Post (http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-03-18/business/37806171_1_commerce-secretary-john-bryson-university-of-wisconsin-system)
“Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank named UW-Madison chancellor”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/commerce-secretary-rebecca-blank-named-uwmadison-chancellor-lr970mu-198816261.html)
“Rebecca Blank draws on deep experience”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/blank-draws-on-deep-experience-ph97om6-199049951.html)
“UW-Madison chooses Rebecca Blank as new chancellor”, Wisconsin State Journal (http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/uw-madison-chooses-rebecca-blank-as-new-chancellor/article_e8e6ada6-8ff4-11e2-a4ab-001a4bcf887a.html)
“Regents panel recommends Rebecca Blank as next UW-Madison chancellor” (http://chancellorsearch.wisc.edu/)
The Journal of Human Resources article in The Huffington Post, New York Times, others
The Journal of Human Resources article “Noncognitive Skills and the Gender Disparities in Test Scores and Teacher Assessments: Evidence from Primary School” (Christopher Cornwell, David B. Mustard, Jessica Van Parys, The Journal of Human Resources, 48:1, pp. 236-264, DOI: 10.1353/jhr.2013.0002, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/48/1/236.abstract) has gained substantial media attention, including an article on The New York Times, The Opinionator, “The Boys at the Back” (Christina Hoff Sommers, The Great Divide, February 2, 2013, 2:00 pm, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/02/the-boys-at-the-back/), and The Huffington Post's “Elementary School Bias Against Boys Sets Them Up For Failure: Study”, (Huff Post Education, Posted: 01/03/2013 5:12 pm EST | Updated: 01/03/2013 5:45 pm EST, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/03/elementary-school-bias-boys_n_2404898.html), on Today.com in “Boys' classroom behavior impacts grades, study finds” (Lisa Flam, Feb. 10, 2013 at 10:09 AM ET, http://www.today.com/moms/boys-classroom-behavior-impacts-grades-study-finds-1B8308131), The Dallas Morning News “Editorial: Channeling behaviors can help boys academically”, (Published: 15 February 2013 07:46 PM, http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20130215-editorial-channeling-behaviors-can-help-boys-academically.ece) and “What can schools do to help boys when they act out in class?” (By Bill McKenzie, 3:07 pm on February 18, 2013, http://educationblog.dallasnews.com/2013/02/what-can-schools-do-to-help-boys-when-they-act-out-in-class.html/), The Globe and Mail “Boys will be boys – schools need to understand that”, (Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail, Published Thursday, Feb. 14 2013, 6:00 AM EST, Last updated Friday, Feb. 15 2013, 4:11 PM EST, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/boys-will-be-boys-schools-need-to-understand-that/article8616440/), on The Bay State Banner's editorial “A New Direction” (http://baystatebanner.com/Editorial51-2013-02-14), KSL.com “Study shows boys subject to negative stereotypes in school” (by Paul Nelson, March 6th, 2013 @ 7:57am, http://www.ksl.com/?nid=1070&sid=24302428), and on The Vancouver Sun's “Girls outperform boys in the three Rs” (Opinion: Study shows that male-averse trends have militated against their school success By Geoff Johnson, The Vancouver Sun March 11, 2013, http://www.vancouversun.com/Girls+outperform+boys+three/8081251/story.html#ixzz2NXitk57T). It is also covered by UGA Today in the article “New UGA research helps explain why girls do better in school” where Christopher Cornwell is the head of economics in the UGA Terry College of Business (Matt Weeks, January 2, 2013, http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/why-girls-do-better-in-school-010212/).
SubStance article cited in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction
The SubStance article "The Neurology of Narrative.” (Young, Kay and Saver, Jeffrey L., SubStance: A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism, 30.1/2 (2001), p 72–84, available on ProjectMUSE at http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/substance/v030/30.1young.html), was cited in the article "The Observer's Tale: Dr. Weber's Narrative (and Metanarrative) Trajectory in Richard Powers's The Echo Maker" (Julie Hawk, Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 54 #1, 2013, p 18-27, DOI:10.1080/00111619.2010.514619).
Ecological Restoration special issue "The Design of Ecological Corridors" featured on ConservationCorridor.org
The Ecological Restoration special issue "The Design of Ecological Corridors"(http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4.toc) is featured on ConservationCorridor.org (http://www.conservationcorridor.org/2012/12/ecological-restoration/). Articles in this special issue include:
• Crossing the Road, Raising the Bar: The ARC International Design Competition, Nina-Marie E. Lister (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/335.full.pdf+html)
• A Simple Structure Supports a Complex Habitat in Wildlife Crossing Design, Steven Apfelbaum, Robert Rock, Theodore Zoli (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/341.abstract)
• Tying a Wildlife Bridge into the Ecological Landscape, Robert Askins (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/345.full.pdf+html)
• Crossing to Sustainability: A Role for Design in Overcoming Road Effects, Diana Balmori, David K. Skelly (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/363.abstract)
• Crossing to Sustainability: Bridge of Sighs, or Sizable Bridge? Andy Dobson (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/368.full.pdf+html)
• Imagining a Wildlife Crossing Structure from an Animal’s Perspective: The ARC International Competition’s Finalist Janet Rosenberg Team Entry ‘R-E-D’, Janet Rosenberg, Raphael Justewicz (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/370.abstract)
• Seeing R-E-D: Making a Place for Human Ecology in Highway Crossing Design, Karen c. Seto (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/376.full.pdf+html)
• “Landshape”—Modular Constructions of Wildlife Crossings, Marieke Berkers, Rob Torsing, Martin Knuijt, Sjef Jansen (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/378.abstract)
• Can Precision in Ecological Science Match Elegance of Design?, David Drake (http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4/382.full.pdf+html)
Please click here to view the TOC for the issue http://er.uwpress.org/content/30/4.toc.
SubStance article wins The Schachterle Prize
The SubStance article "Electromagnetic Thought in Balzac, Villiers de l’Isle-Adam and Joseph Breuer"(by Kieran M. Murphy, SubStance, vol. 40 no. 2, p 127-147, http://sub.uwpress.org/content/40/2/127.full.pdf+html) was awarded The Schachterle Prize, in fall 2012. The prize was presented at the SLSA (The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts) conference. Click here for more information http://www.litsciarts.org/decodings.php?eid=1222.
The Journal of Human Resources cited in GhanaWeb.com article
"Schooling, Child Labor, and the Returns to Healthcare in Tanzania", by Achyuta R. Adhvaryu and Anant Nyshadham (The Journal of Human Resources, Spring 2012, vol. 47 #2, p. 364-396, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/47/2/364.abstract) was cited in GhanaWeb.com article "Reduced Costs of Schooling Can Help Reduce Child Labour" (by Isaac Karikari, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=257470).
The Journal of Human Resources in NBC News.com article
"Class Size Reduction and Student Achievement: The Potential Tradeoff between Teacher Quality and Class Size", by Christopher Jepsen and Steven Rivkin (The Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2009, vol. 44 no. 1, p. 223-250, doi:10.3368/jhr.44.1.223, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/44/1/223.abstract) was cited in NBC.com article "FACT CHECK: Class sizes do matter" (by Domenico Montanaro, NBC Deputy Political Editor, 25 May 2012 3:49pm, EDT, http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/25/11883033-fact-check-class-sizes-do-matter?lite).
The Journal of Human Resources: Analysis finds benefits to racial quotas in Brazilian higher education
"Using Brazil’s Racial Continuum to Examine the Short-Term Effects of Affirmative Action in Higher Education", by Andrew M. Francis and Maria Tannuri-Pianto (The Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2012, vol. 47 no. 3, p. 754-784, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/47/3/754.abstract). Click here for more information.
Study: Subsidies Change Incentives for Adoption of Foster Children
The structure of a federal program that provides monthly subsidies to promote the adoptions of special needs children in foster care may actually be delaying some adoptions, according to a new study by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles.
Forthcoming in The Journal of Human Resources, Buckles’ study shows that the number of adoptions increases when children become eligible for an adoption subsidy, and most of the increase is from adoptions by foster parents. However, the age of subsidy eligibility for children varies by state since states can choose how they define a special needs child. As a result, children in some states become subsidy eligible at age 2, while others are not eligible until age 12. Click here for more information.
New SubStance Editor
We are very happy to announce we have a fourth co-editor of distinction. He is the young philosopher and writer Pierre Cassou-Noguès whose work is at the crossroads of philosophy, literature and science. He has half a dozen books to his name, among them:
• Lire le cerveau. Neuro/Science/Fiction (Reading the Brain: Neuro/Science/Fiction, http://www.amazon.fr/Lire-cerveau-Neuro-science-fiction/dp/2021050548) Paris, Seuil, 2012.
• Mon zombie et moi. La philosophie comme fiction (My Zombie and Me: Philosophy as fiction, http://www.amazon.fr/Mon-zombie-moi-philosophie-fiction/dp/2021021300/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1354829440&sr=1-1) Paris, Seuil, 2010.
• Les Démons de Gõdel. Logique et folie (Gõdel's Demons: Logic and Madness, http://www.amazon.fr/D%C3%A9mons-G%C3%B6del-Logique-folie/dp/2757828347/ref=la_B001JOZNSK_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354829475&sr=1-1) Paris, Seuil, 2007.
More information about Pierre Cassou-Noguès, please see http://www.sphere.univ-paris-diderot.fr/spip.php?article270&lang=fr.
The Journal of Human Resources cited in PsychCentral.com Blog
The Journal of Human Resources article “Social Security and Elderly Living Arrangements: Evidence from the Social Security Notch", by Gary V. Engelhardt, Jonathan Gruber and Cynthia D. Perry, (The Journal of Human Resources, Spring 2005, vol. XL no. 2, p. 354-372, doi: 10.3368/jhr.XL.2.354, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/XL/2/354.abstract) was cited in an article on the PsychCentral.com article "Will You Get to Choose Whether to Live on Your Own?", By Bella DePaulo, PhD (http://blogs.psychcentral.com/single-at-heart/2012/08/will-you-get-to-choose-whether-to-live-on-your-own/).
The Journal of Human Resources cited in Harvard Business Review Blog network
The Journal of Human Resources article “Peer Effects in Academic Cheating" (Scott E. Carrell, Frederick V. Malmstrom and James E. West, The Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2008 vol. 43 no. 1, pp 173-207, doi: 10.3368/jhr.43.1.173) was cited in the article "Youthful indiscretions" (by Pam Zubeck, Colorado Springs Independent, April 11, 2012, http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/youthful-indiscretions/Content?oid=2452361).
Christyann Darwent will be the new editor of Arctic Anthropology
Christyann Darwent, Ph.D., Evolutionary Wing Chair, the University of California Davis has been named editor of Arctic Anthropology. She will begin with volume 49, #2.
Arctic Anthropology, is an international journal devoted to the study of Old and New World northern cultures and peoples.
For more about Dr. Darwent, please visit http://www.anthro.ucdavis.edu/people/walrus.
Sandra Black new editor of The Journal of Human Resources
Sandra Black, Professor of Economics, Audre and Bernard Rapaport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs and PRC Faculty Research Associate at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named editor of The Journal of Human Resources, where she has served as co-editor since 2005.
JHR is a top-ranked journal in the fields of Economics (34th of 304 journals) and Industrial Relations & Labor (2nd of 22 journals).
The Journals of Human Resources cited by Colorado Springs Independent
The Journal of Human Resources article “Peer Effects in Academic Cheating" (Scott E. Carrell, Frederick V. Malmstrom and James E. West, The Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2008 vol. 43 no. 1, pp 173-207, doi: 10.3368/jhr.43.1.173) was cited in the article "Youthful indiscretions" (by Pam Zubeck, Colorado Springs Independent, April 11, 2012, http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/youthful-indiscretions/Content?oid=2452361).
Land Economics Editor wins Reimer Lüst Award
Professor and editor of Land Economics, Daniel W. Bromley has received the Reimer Lüst Award for International Scholarly and Cultural Exchange. The award is given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation to recognize outstanding humanities scholars and social scientists who have promoted bilateral relations between Germany and their own countries.
Bromley, an emeritus professor of agricultural and applied economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, found out about the award, fittingly, in November while teaching at Humboldt University of Berlin.
“I was really stunned,” Bromley says.
Award winners are invited to spend up to a year in Germany and given 50,000 Euros ($74,000) to help with expenses. They also have the opportunity to conduct research projects of their choosing with specialist colleagues in Germany. The award will be given at a June ceremony hosted by the president of Germany. Only two awards are given annually.
See full details here http://www.news.wisc.edu/20382.
The Journals of Human Resources cited by USDA
The Journal of Human Resources article “Short Recertification Periods in the U.S. Food Stamp Program” (by Nader S. Kabbani, Parke E. Wilde, in The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 38, Special Issue on Income Volatility and Implications for Food Assistance Programs, pp. 1112-1138, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3558983) was cited in the article "What’s Behind the Rise in SNAP Participation?" published in Amber Waves: The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (by Margaret Andrews, David Smallwood, available at http://www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves/March12/Features/SNAPRise.htm).
The Journals of Human Resources cited by The Center for College Affordability & Productivity
The Journals of Human Resources article "Cost-Related Tuition Policies and University Enrollments" (The Journal of Human Resources, Stephen A. Hoenack and William C. Weiler, Vol. 10, No. 3, Summer, 1975, p. 332-360 , available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/145195), was cited in "Chart of the Week: Percentage of Public 4-Year Institutions with Differential Tuition", (by Jonathan Robe, The Center for College Affordability & Productivity, February 22nd, 2012, http://centerforcollegeaffordability.org/archives/7857).
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The Journals of Human Resources cited on BlueJersey.com
The JHR article "Identifying Effective Classroom Practices Using Student Achievement Data," (by Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler and Amy L. Wooten, The Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2011, vol. 46 no. 3, p. 587-613, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/46/3/587.short) was cited in the article "Teacher Evaluation: Research-based not Sound-bite driven," (by Barbara Buono, Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 12:00:21 PM EST, http://www.bluejersey.com/diary/19963/teacher-evaluation-researchbased-not-soundbite-driven).
The Journals of Human Resources wins Emerald Management Reviews Citations of Excellence Awards for 2011
The Journal of Human Resources article, "Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement" by Thomas S. Dee (The Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2007, vol. XLII no. 3, p. 528-554, doi: 10.3368/jhr.XLII.3.528, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/XLII/3/528.abstract) has won one of the prestigious Emerald Management Reviews Citations of Excellence Awards for 2011. It has been chosen as one of the top 50 articles with proven impact since its publication date (2007 in this case, to allow for citation impact to be accurately measured) from the top 300 management journals in the world.
Emerald Management Reviews is an abstracting and indexing database that covers every article in the top 300 business, management and economics journals worldwide including titles such as: Harvard Business Review; Journal of Finance; Journal of Marketing; Strategic Management Journal; MIT Sloan Management Review; Long Range Planning; Academy of Management Journal; and MIS Quarterly. 15,000 article abstracts are added to the database annually and so receiving a Citation of Excellence is an extraordinary achievement.
The Journal of Human Resources to publish article on academic effects of spacing between children
According to a new study by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles and graduate student Elizabeth Munnich, siblings spaced more than two years apart have higher reading and math scores than children born closer together. The positive academic effects of greater spacing between children were seen in older siblings, but not in younger ones, according to Buckles. Source: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-11-smarter-children-space-siblings-years.html. The to-be-published article is mentioned on the University of Notre Dame web site (http://provost.nd.edu/news/27449-want-smarter-children-space-siblings-at-least-two-years-apart-new-research-shows/), and is cited on Time.com ("Spacing Siblings At Least Two Years Apart Makes Kids Smarter", by Bonnie Rochman, Monday, November 21, 2011, http://healthland.time.com/2011/11/21/spacing-kids-at-least-two-years-apart-makes-for-smarter-siblings/print/), ABCnews.com (By Mikaela Conley, Nov 28, 2011 6:37pm, http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2011/11/28/age-space-between-siblings-contributes-to-academic-success/), by Fox 28 WSJV in South Bend Indiana (http://www.fox28.com/story/16055924/new-study-shows-two-years-is-the-best-spacing-between-siblings?clienttype=printable), on ScienceBlog.com (http://scienceblog.com/49417/want-smarter-children-space-siblings-at-least-two-years-apart/), on newsy.com (http://www.newsy.com/videos/new-study-says-children-benefit-from-two-year-birth-spacing/), bioscholar.com (http://news.bioscholar.com/2011/11/want-smart-kids-space-siblings-at-least-2-years-apart.html), IrishCentral.com (http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Notre-Dame-scientists-tips-to-creating-smarter-children---wait-two-years-134959598.html), and Blogger News Network (http://www.bloggernews.net/127390), and Daily Health News (http://www.revolutionp.com/factors-affecting-childrens-intelligence-level/).
The Journal of Human Resources article cited by The Catholic Register
The Journal of Human Resources Article, "The “Missing Girls” of China and the Unintended Consequences of the One Child Policy," (by Avraham Ebenstein, The Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2010, vol. 45 no. 1, p. 87-115, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/45/1/87.abstract) was cited in The Catholic Register story "Taking on China’s ‘gendercide’", (Michael Swan, The Catholic Register, Friday, 14 October 2011 08:36, http://www.catholicregister.org/features/item/13130-taking-on-china%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98gendercide%E2%80%99).
The Journal of Human Resources article cited by Fairbanks Daily News Miner
The Journal of Human Resources article, "Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement" by Thomas S. Dee (The Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2007, vol. XLII no. 3, p. 528-554, doi: 10.3368/jhr.XLII.3.528, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/XLII/3/528.abstract) was cited in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner article, "Teacher gender affects learning", by Judy Kleinfeld (Oct 06, 2011, http://newsminer.com/bookmark/15948669-Teacher-gender-affects-learning).
The Journal of Human Resources cited in the National Institutes of Health article
The Journal of Human Resources article, "Poverty, Violence, and Health The Impact of Domestic Violence During Pregnancy on Newborn Health", (Anna Aizer, The Journal of Human Resources, Summer 2011 vol. 46 no. 3, p. 518-538, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/46/3/518) is cited in the National Institutes of Health article, "Violence during pregnancy linked to reduced birth weight", (http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2011/nichd-08.htm).
Romantic conservatism in Wendell Barry?
SubStance article, "Romantic Conservatism in Burke, Wordsworth, and Wendell Berry" discusses (Katey Castellano, SubStance, 2011, vol. 40 #2, p. 73-91, http://sub.uwpress.org/content/40/2/73).
American Orthoptic Journal includes the 11th Bielschowsky Lecture
We're pleased to announce the 2011 issue of American Orthoptic Journal includes the 11th Bielshowsky Lecture. To read an abstract, please visit http://aoj.uwpress.org/content/61/1/88.abstract.
The Journal of Human Resources article "The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Distribution of Family Incomes A Nonparametric Analysis" cited in Chicago Tribune, New York Post, others
The Journal of Human Resources article "The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Distribution of Family Incomes A Nonparametric Analysis" (David Neumark, Mark Schweitzer and William Wascher, The Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2005, vol. 40 # 4, p. 867-894, DOI 10.3368/jhr.XL.4.867, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/XL/4/867.short) was cited in the Chicago Tribune Opinion article "The minimum-wage solution" (Michael Saltsman, August 19, 2011, http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/ct-oped-0819-job-20110819,0,1230070.story), as well as in the New York Post opinion article "Dems’ ‘Minimum’ job-killer", (By BRIAN M. KOLB Last Updated: 11:38 PM, May 2, 2012 Posted: 11:11 PM, May 2, 2012, http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/dems_minimum_job_killer_htuNQDdgR6mY1XOSFOteIM#ixzz1uUOoi7sO), and on Politico.com "Minimum wage increase is campaign promise it’s OK to break"(By Michael Saltsman, 6/27/12 9:26 PM EDT http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/77906.html#ixzz1zafDUjZb), and Politico.com "Statistical problem of minimum wage and poverty", (By MICHAEL SALTSMAN | 3/13/13 9:48 PM EDT, http://www.politico.com/story/2013/03/statistical-problem-of-minimum-wage-and-poverty-88824.html#ixzz2NdXVkeC8), and newsmax.com "Employment Study: Minimum Wage Hike Means More Poverty" (By Dan Weil, Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 02:54 PM http://www.newsmax.com/US/minimum-wage-increase-unemployment/2013/03/14/id/494722#ixzz2NdYOnNil).
Ecological Restoration Editor receives the Theodore Sperry Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration International
Steven Handel, editor of Ecological Restoration, has received the Theodore Sperry Award from the Society for Ecological Restoration International. The award is given every other year to an individual who has made significant advancements to the science or techniques of restoration practice. The award has been covered in multiple news sources, and more information is available here: http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20110802/NJNEWS/308020001/Rutgersprofessor-wins-restoration-ecology-award, and here http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2011/07/steven_handel_to_receive_theodore_sperry_award.html
The Journal of Human Resources article cited by The Profit of Education author Dick Startz
The JHR article, "Identifying Effective Classroom Practices Using Student Achievement Data," (by Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor, John H. Tyler and Amy L. Wooten, The Journal of Human Resources Summer 2011 vol. 46 no. 3, p. 587-613, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/46/3/587.abstract) is cited by the book The Profit of Education author Dick Startz on the website for the book at "Real Observations in the Classroom", and "List of references".
Clarkson University study to be published in Land Economics
A Clarkson University study, “Values in the Wind: A Hedonic Analysis of Wind Power Facilities,” is based on the areas around three wind farms in Lewis, Clinton and Franklin counties in New York. Professor Martin D. Heintzelman and doctorate degree candidate Carrie M. Tuttle collected data from 11,331 residential and agricultural property transactions over nine years from Clinton, Franklin and Lewis counties. The study is cited in a two news sources, including North Country Public Radio at http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/18078/20110726/study-shows-wind-turbines-have-mixed-affect-on-property-values, Watertown Daily Times at http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20110720/NEWS03/707209999, and The Daily News at http://thedailynewsonline.com/news/article_1db29070-bd80-11e0-a2df-001cc4c03286.html. When published, information and a link to the article will be added.
The Journal of Human Resources article cited by the Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun
The JHR article "Can Social Security Explain Trends in Labor Force Participation of Older Men in the United States?", (by David M. Blau and Ryan M. Goodstein, The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 45 no. 2, p. 328-363, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/45/2/328.abstract) was cited by the Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun in posts for the Booster Shots blog post "AARP ready to deal on Social Security benefit cuts—what does research show?", (By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times / for the Booster Shots blog, June 17, 2011, http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jun/17/news/la-heb-aarp-social-security-20110617, and picked up by The Baltimore Sun at http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-aarp-social-security-20110617,0,6489276.story).
The Journal of Human Resources cited in article on Statistics Canada
The JHR articles “The effects of interrupted schooling on wages," (Light, Audrey, The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 30 (3), 1995, p. 472-502, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/146032) and "Education and ethnicity in Canada: An intergenerational perspective,” (Sweetman, Arthur and Dicks, Gordon. The Journal of Human Resources vol. 34 (4), 1999, p. 668-696, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/146412) were cited in the article "Delaying Post-secondary Education: Who Delays and for How Long?" (Darcy Hango, StatisticsCanada.ca, article #81-595-M, available at http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/81-595-m/81-595-m2011090-eng.htm).
Monatshefte Special Issue: H.G. Adler - Dichter Gelehrter Zeuge
H.G. Adler (1910–1988) was a Czech Jew who was a prolific author of German-language works of history, philosophy, fiction, poetry, memoir, and nonfiction. A survivor of Theresianstadt, Auschwitz, and Buchenwald, he wrote extensively about the Holocaust. The current issue of our German Studies journal Monatshefte (vol. 103 #2) is a special issue entitled H.G. Adler—Dichter Gelehrter Zeuge. You may have seen Adler's name recently: his novel Panorama has recently been published in English, and has been reviewed in both The New York Times and The New Yorker. If you are interested in this special issue of Monatshefte, you can view online here. Or, if you prefer, a single print issue may be purchased from the University of Wisconsin Press at $25 each for US addresses, $30 for international addresses. Call (608) 263-0668, or email email@example.com to check current availability.
Graphic Narratives and Narrative Theory, special SubStance issue
The new issue of SubStance is a special themed issue on graphic novels: Graphic Narratives and Narrative Theory, SubStance Volume 40, Number 1. It is guest co-edited by Jared Gardner and David Hatfield, with four sections entitled Specificities of the Medium; Varieties of Graphic Storytelling; Graphic Narratives, the Sciences of Mind, and the Scope of the Human; and Remediating Graphic Narratives. Available in print as a single issue, or electronically, including full color illustrations. If you are interested in this special issue of SubStance, you can view online here. Or, if you prefer, a single print issue may be purchased from the University of Wisconsin Press at $25 each for US addresses, $30 for international addresses. Call (608) 263-0668, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check current availability.
The Journal of Human Resources article cited in Reuters blog
The article "The Impact of Obesity on Wages" (John Cawley, The Journal of Human Resources, 39-2, p 451-474, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XXXIX/2/451) was cited in Reuters entry "6 tips for losing weight without losing your wallet" (reuters.com Prism Money: Shedding light on personal finance, Mar 10, 2011 11:44 EST, http://blogs.reuters.com/prism-money/2011/03/10/6-tips-for-losing-weight-without-losing-your-wallet/).
The Journal of Human Resources article cited in article by the Twin Cities' Pioneer Press
The JHR article "Are Middle Schools More Effective?" (Kelly Bedard and Chau Do, The Journal of Human Resources, 40-3 (2005), p. 660-682, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XL/3/660) was cited in the article "At crux of St. Paul schools reorganization: putting sixth-graders in junior high schools" (At crux of St. Paul reorganization — the middle years, by Doug Belden, PioneerPress.com, Posted: 03/14/2011 12:01:00 AM CDT, http://www.twincities.com/news/ci_17608124?source=rss).
The Journal of Human Resouces article noted in Geary Behaviour Economics blog
The JHR article "The Effect of Migraine Headache on Educational Attainment" (Daniel I. Rees and Joseph J. Sabia, The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 46-2 (2011, p. 317-332, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/46/2/317) was noted in the post from Wednesday, March 09, 2011 "Education and migraine" (http://gearybehaviourcenter.blogspot.com/2011/03/education-and-migraine.html).
Land Economics cited in Battle Creek Enquirer article
The Land Economics article "The Effect of Group Homes on Neighborhood Property Values" (Peter F. Colwell, Carolyn A. Dehring, and Nicholas A. Lash, Land Economics, vol. 76-4 (Nov., 2000), p. 615-637, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/3146956) was cited in the Battle Creed Enquirer article "Group-home concentration on B.C.'s north side draws concerns" (Barrett Newkirk, The Enquirer, Mar. 20, 2011, 1:22 AM, http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20110320/NEWS01/103200313/1014/OPINION/Group-homes-proliferate-north-side?odyssey=nav|head).
The Journal of Human Resources cited by European Sociological Review
The JHR articles "Self-employment, family background and race" (Hout M., Rosen H., The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 35-3, p. 670-692, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/146367) and "Why so many children of doctors become doctors: nepotism vs. human capital transfers" (Laband D. N., Lentz F., The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 24-3, (1989), p. 396-413, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/145820) were cited in the European Sociological Review article "The South–North Mobility of Italian College Graduates. An Empirical Analysis" (European Sociological Review, doi: 10.1093/esr/jcr023 First published online: March 17, 2011, http://esr.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/03/17/esr.jcr023.abstract).
Lanscape Journal now available on ProjectMUSE
The University of Wisconsin Press is pleased to announce that Landscape Journal is now available on Project MUSE. For more information or to access the journal, please go to http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/landscape_journal/.
The Journal of Human Resources article cited in National Review Online, and on AlaskaDemocrats.org,
The JHR article "High/Scope Perry PreSchool program: Cost-Benefit Analysis Using Data from the Age-40 Followup" ( Clive R Belfield, Milagros Nores, Steve Barnett and Lawrence Schweinhart, The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 41, no. 1, p 162-190, Winter 2006, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XLI/1/162) was cited in "Early Childhood Interventions and Crime Control" (Reihan Salam, National Review Online, February 14, 2013 1:11 pm, http://www.nationalreview.com/agenda/340724/early-childhood-interventions-and-crime-control-reihan-salam), and "Early Childhood Development: A Wise Investment" (AlaskaDemocrats.org, Thursday, 17 February 2011 00:00, http://www.alaskademocrats.org/component/content/article/42-rokstories/656-early-childhood-development-a-wise-investment).
The Journal of Human Resources articles cited in Indian Journal of Labour Economics
The JHR articles “Intergenerational Correlations in Labor Market Status: A Comparison of the United States and Germany Intergenerational Correlations in Labor Market Status: A Comparison of the United States and Germany” (Couch, K.A. and Dunn, T.A., The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 32, no. 1, p 201-232, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/146246) and “An Investigation of the Labor Market Earnings of Panamanian Males Evaluating the Sources of Inequality An Investigation of the Labor Market Earnings of Panamanian Males Evaluating the Sources of Inequality” (Heckman, J.J. and Hotz, V.J., The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 21, no. 4, p 507-542, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/145765) were cited in the Indian Journal of Labour Economics article "Educational and occupational mobility across generations in India: social and regional dimensions" (Ray, Jhilam and Majumder, Rajarshi, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 53, no. 4, December 2010, http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/28539/).
Monatshefte to publish a special themed issue about H.G. Adler
H.G. Adler (1910–1988) was a Czech Jew who was a prolific author of German-language works of history, philosophy, fiction, poetry, memoir, and nonfiction. A survivor of Theresianstadt, Auschwitz, and Buchenwald, he wrote extensively about the Holocaust. The forthcoming issue of our German Studies journal Monatshefte (vol. 103 #2) will be a special issue entitled H.G. Adler—Dichter Gelehrter Zeuge. You may have seen Adler's name recently: his novel Panorama has recently been published in English, and you can read reviews from both The New York Times and The New Yorker. If you are interested in this special issue of Monatshefte, you can order a subscription online or, if you prefer, the articles will be available online by June 2011.
Landscape Journal article cited in Sacramento Press article
The Landscape Journal article covering the Capitol Area Development Authority, "Some Different Meanings Attached to a City Park and Community Gardens" (Mark Francis, Landscape Journal, vol. 6 #2, p 101-112, (1987) doi:10.3368/lj.6.2.101, http://lj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/2/101) was cited in the Sacramento Press article "This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: Looking Back at 50 Years of the Capitol Area Plan" (Corinna Fish, January 31, 2011 at 3:12PM, http://www.sacramentopress.com/headline/44690/PART_1_This_Land_is_Your_Land_This_Land_is_My_Land_Looking_Back_at_50_Years_of_the_Capitol_Area_Pla).
Former Landscape Journal editor Elen M. Deming publishes book
Landscape Architectural Research: Inquiry, Strategy, Design by Elen M. Deming and Simon Swaffield (ISBN: 978-0-470-56417-2, April 2011) is now available for order on Wiley.com (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470564172,descCd-authorInfo.html).
Land Economics article awarded History of Economics Prize
We are pleased to announce that Spencer Banzhaf has won the Best Article in the History of Economics Prize for 2009, presented by the History of Economics Society, for his article "Objective or Multi-Objective? Two Historically Competing Visions for Benefit-Cost Analysis," (Land Economics, 85:1, p. 3-23, http://le.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/85/1/3) David Levy, chair of the Best Article Committee at the History of Economics Society, had this to say:
For the past 15 years, the History of Economics Society has awarded a prize for the best article published in the previous year. This year there were over two dozen articles nominated. The committee selected Spencer Banzhaf's paper on benefit-cost analysis. One member, who described the paper as "fascinating," wrote a brief summary that nicely catches the contribution: "Banzhaf [studies how] the benefit-cost instrument was itself the object of debate; and the outcome of that debate is cast as a reflection of the fundamental differences in perceptions regarding the capacity of political institutions to reach socially optimal decisions regarding competing policy goals."
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Arctic Anthropology cited in About.com article
The About.com article "Ground Hog Bay Site, Alaska: A Paleoarctic Site in Alaska" cites two Arctic Anthropology articles: "Earliest Stone Industries on the North Pacific Coast of North America" (Ackerman, Robert E., Arctic Anthropology, 29:2, p. 18-27, 1992, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/40316311), and "Northern Northwest Coast Regional Overview" (Moss, Madonna L., Arctic Anthropology, 35:1, p. 88-111, 1998, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/40316458).
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The Journal of Human Resources article "Evidence from Maternity Leave Expansions of the Impact of Maternal Care on Early Child Development" cited in multiple articles
The article (Michael Baker and Kevin Milligan, The Journal of Human Resources, 45:1, p 1-32, 2010, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/1/1) was cited in The Vancouver Sun article "Few benefits for toddlers from paid parental leave: study" (Janet Steffenhagen, December 6, 2010, http://communities.canada.com/vancouversun/blogs/reportcard/archive/2010/12/06/few-benefits-for-toddlers-from-paid-parental-leave-study.aspx) and The Globe and Mail article "Child development not linked to length of parental leave, government argues" (Jill Mahoney, Published Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 8:45PM EST Last updated Tuesday, Feb. 01, 2011 11:05AM EST, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/twin-parental-leaves-case-raises-fear-of-program-cut/article1887280/).
The Journal of Human Resources article "Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects" cited in the Anchorage Daily News article
The article "Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects" (Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd and Jacob L. Vigdor, The Journal of Human Resources, 45:3, p 655-681, 2010, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/3/655) was cited in the Anchorage Daily News article "'Tracking' a way to motivate public school pupils" (David Reaume, Anchorage Daily News, December 4th, 2010 07:07 PM Last Modified: December 4th, 2010 07:07 PM http://www.adn.com/2010/12/04/1587993/tracking-a-way-to-motivate-public.html).
The Journal of Human Resources article "Charitable Giving by Married Couples: Who Decides and Why Does it Matter?" cited on Examiner.com
The article (James Andreoni, Eleanor Brown and Isaac Rischall, The Journal of Human Resources, 38:1, p 111-133, 2003, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XXXVIII/1/111) is cited in the Examiner.com article "How to avoid money arguments during the holiday season" (By Tonya Foust Mead, DC Marriage Advice Examiner, December 3rd, 2010 8:36 pm ET, http://www.examiner.com/dc-in-washington-dc/money-arguments-during-the-holiday-season-reasons-and-recommendations?render=print).
Several Land Economics articles cited in International Regional Science Review
The article "Estimating the Commuting Costs of Seoul’s Greenbelt" ( Jun Myung-Jin, and Christine Chang-Hee, International Regional Science Review, July 2000, vol. 23 no. 3, p 300-315, doi: 10.1177/016001700761127416, http://irx.sagepub.com/content/23/3/300.abstract) cited several Land Economics articles. The cited articles are "The impact of regional land-use controls on property values: The case of the New Jersey Pinelands, (Beaton, W. P., Land Economics, 67:2, p 172-194, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146409), "The effects of greenbelts on residential property values: Some findings on the political economy of open space" (M. R. Correll, J. H. Lillydahl, and L. D. Singell, Land Economics, 54:2, p 207-217, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146234), and "The price effects of urban growth boundaries in metropolitan Portland, Oregon" (Knaap, G. J., Land Economics 61:1, p 28-35, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/3146137).
The Journal of Human Resources cited on StudentPulse.com
The Journal of Human Resources article "Does Child Labor Decline with Improving Economic Status?" (Edmonds, Eric V., The Journal of Human Resources, 40:1, 2005, p 77-99, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XL/1/77) was cited in the StudentPulse.com article "The Equivocal Nature of Exploitation: How Poor Workers In Developing Nations Exploit Capitalist Greed For A Profit" (Colin R. Fraser, StudentPulse.com, November 8th, 2010, http://studentpulse.com/articles/318/the-equivocal-nature-of-exploitation-how-poor-workers-in-developing-nations-exploit-capitalist-greed-for-a-profit).
The Journal of Human Resources cited in Voxeu.org
The Journal of Human Resources article "Migration and Income Redistribution” (Edward M. Gramlich and Deborah S. Laren, The Journal of Human Resources, 19:4, p. 489-511, 1984, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/145944) was cited in the article "The ageing, crisis-prone welfare state is bad news for welfare migration" (Assaf Razin, VoxEU.org, November 6, 2010, http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/5748) a policy portal set up by the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
The Journal of Human Resources articles cited in The New England Journal of Higher Education
Two The Journal of Human Resources articles were cited in the article "College Labor Shortages in 2018?" (Paul E. Harrington and Andrew M. Sum, The New England Journal of Higher Education, November 8, 2010, http://www.nebhe.org/2010/11/08/college-labor-shortages-in-2018/). The cited articles are "The Impact of Surplus Schooling on Earnings; Some Additional Findings,” (Richard R. Verdugo and Naomi Verdugo, Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1989, p. 629-673, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/info/145998), and "The Impact of Surplus Schooling on Productivity and Earnings,” (Russell W. Rumberger, The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1981, p. 29-50, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/145998).
Land Economics articles cited in Urban Studies article
Three Land Economics articles were cited in the article "Hedonic Prices and the Demand for Housing Attributes in a Third World City: The Case of Ibadan, Nigeria" (Ben C. Arimah, Urban Studies, 29:5, p 639-651, doi: 10.1080/00420989220080601, http://usj.sagepub.com/content/29/5/639.refs.html?patientinform-links=yes&legid=spusj;29/5/639). The cited articles are "The specification of hedonic indexes for urban housing" (Butler, R.V., Land Economics, 58:1, p. 96-108, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146079), "Assessing the accuracy of structural parameter estimates in analyses of implicit markets, (Ohsfeldt, R.L. and Smith, B.A., Land Economics, 64:2, p. 135-146, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146819), and "Housing improvement in an opportune setting: Cartagena, Colombia", (Strassman, P.W., Land Economics , 56:2, p 156-168, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3145859).
The Journal of Human Resources article "Immigrant Status and the Value of Statistical Life" cited in news stories
The JHR article "Immigrant Status and the Value of Statistical Life" (Joni Hersch and W. Kip Viscusi, The Journal of Human Resources, 45:3, p 749-771, 2010, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/3/749) was cited in "Vanderbilt study shows death jobs go to Mexican immigrants" (HispanicNashville.com, Tuesday, November 9, 2010, http://www.hispanicnashville.com/2010/11/death-jobs.html), and "Vanderbilt study shows inequality of life for Mexican immigrants" (InsideVandy.com, Oct. 26, 2010, http://www.insidevandy.com/drupal/node/15238).
Ecological Restoration article "Earlier Flowering in a Restored Wetland–Prairie Correlated with Warmer Temperatures (Ohio)" cited in many news stories
The Ecological Restoration article "Earlier Flowering in a Restored Wetland–Prairie Correlated with Warmer Temperatures (Ohio)" (Denis Conover and Steve Pelikan, "Earlier Flowering in a Restored Wetland–Prairie Correlated with Warmer Temperatures (Ohio)", Ecological Restoration, 28:4, p 428-430, DOI:10.3368/er.28.4.428, http://er.uwpress.org/content/vol28/issue4/) is cited in articles on USA Today (USAToday.com, http://content.usatoday.com/topics/article/Places,+Geography/Towns,+Cities,+Counties/Cincinnati/00g83fw3953nS/1), ScienceDaily.com ("Budding Research Links Climate Change and Earlier Flowering Plants", ScienceDaily.com, November 16, 2010, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101116150402.htm), TerraDaily.com ("Budding Research Links Climate Change and Earlier Flowering", TerraDaily.com, November 18, 2010, http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Budding_Research_Links_Climate_Change_And_Earlier_Flowering_999.html), Phys Org ("Budding research links climate change and earlier flowering plants", PhysOrg.com, November 16, 2010, http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-11-budding-links-climate-earlier.html), LabSpaces.net ("Budding research links climate change and earlier flowering plants", LabSpaces.net, November 16, 2010, http://www.labspaces.net/107695/Budding_research_links_climate_change_and_earlier_flowering_plants), ClimateSignals.org ("Plants flowering early in Ohio as temps warm", ClimateSignals.org, November 18, 2010, http://climatesignals.org/2010/11/plants-flowering-early-in-ohio-as-temps-warm/), IndiaTimes.com ("Budding research links climate change and earlier flowering plants" (IndiaTimes.com, http://1click.indiatimes.com/article/0445dVt3RT6qg), ClickGreen.org ("Study finds 40 percent of plants are blooming earlier in the year", ClickGreen.org, November 16, 2010, 19:59, http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/research/trends/121648-study-finds-40-percent-of-plants-are-blooming-earlier-in-year.html), Mkarim.com ("Budding investigate links meridian change and progressing flowering plants", mkarim.com, Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010, http://www.mkarim.com/2010/11/budding-research-links-climate-change-and-earlier-flowering-plants/), EnterprisePost.com ("Budding Research Links Climate Change and Earlier Flowering" (EnterprisePost.com, Science News, November 17, 2010, http://enterprisepost.com/science/science/budding-research-links-climate-change-and-earlier-flowering.html), and "Budding research links climate change and earlier flowering plants", (EnergySavingWeekly.com, November 16, 2010, http://www.energysavingweekly.com/budding-research-links-climate-change-and-earlier-flowering-plants/).
The Journal of Human Resources article "The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning" cited in news stories
The JHR article "The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning" (Brian A. Jacob, Lars Lefgren and David P. Sims, The Journal of Human Resources, 45:4, p 915-943, 2010, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/4/915) was cited in the story "Most of Value-Added Impact from Teachers Fades After One Year" (Newswise.com, 11/16/2010 8:00 AM EST, http://www.newswise.com/articles/most-of-value-added-impact-from-teachers-fades-after-one-year), "No silver bullet for education: Most value-added impact from teachers fades within 1 year" (Sciencecodex.com, November 16, 2010, 6:40pm, http://www.sciencecodex.com/most_valueadded_impact_from_teachers_fades_within_1_year), and "Student scores are a poor reflection of teaching ability" (abc4.com, http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top_stories/story/Student-scores-are-a-poor-reflection-of-teaching/VoWH-GaMdUm2oAA3sYvE0w.cspx).
The Journal of Human Resources article "Are College Graduates More Responsive to Distant Labor Market Opportunities?" cited in WLS news story
The JHR article "Are College Graduates More Responsive to Distant Labor Market Opportunities?" (Abigail Wozniak, The Journal of Human Resources, 45:4, p 944-970, 2010, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/4/944) shows that workers who begin their careers during an economic downturn earn less than those who begin their careers at other times. The article was cited in a news item by WGN Radio (WLS, http://www.wlsam.com/Article.asp?id=1975378&spid).
The Journal of Human Resources article "High School Employment and Youths' Academic Achievement" cited in the high school newspaper Mainstream
The article "High School Employment and Youths' Academic Achievement" (Donna S. Rothstein, The Journal of Human Resources, 37:1, p 194-213, 2007, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/XLII/1/194) was cited in the article "Should High School Students Have Jobs?" (Margaret Shahan, Mainstream, Thursday, October 14, 2010, http://my.hsj.org/Schools/Newspaper/tabid/100/view/frontpage/articleid/378855/newspaperid/36/Should_High_School_Students_Have_Jobs.aspx).
Land Economics cited in Journal of Planning Education and Research article
The Land Economics articles "The impact of the Miami Metrorail on the value of residences near station locations" (David H. Gatzlaff and Mark T. Smith. "The impact of the Miami Metrorail on the value of residences near station locations". Land Economics 69.1 (1993): 54-66. Available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146278.) and "The price effects of urban growth boundaries in metropolitan Portland, Oregon" (Gerrit J. Knaap. The price effects of urban growth boundaries in metropolitan Portland, Oregon. Land Economics 61.1 (1985): 26-35. Available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3146137.) were cited in the Journal of Planning Education and Research article "Do Plans Matter? The Effects of Light Rail Plans on Land Values in Station Areas" (Gerrit J. Knaap, Chengr Ding, Lewis D. Hopkins, "Do Plans Matter? The Effects of Light Rail Plans on Land Values in Station Areas". Journal of Planning Education and Research 21.1 (2001): 32-39, doi: 10.1177/0739456X0102100103).
The Journal of Human Resources cited in multiple news articles
The Journal of Human Resources article, "Are College Graduates More Responsive to Distant Labor Market Opportunities?" (Abigail Wozniak. "Are College Graduates More Responsive to Distant Labor Market Opportunities?". The Journal of Human Resources, 45.4 (2010): 944-970.) was cited by The Wall Street Journal article "Scarred in Candyland" (By Al Lewis, wsj.com, Career Strategies, October 10, 2010, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704442404575542573597733434.html?KEYWORDS=AL+LEWIS), and Inside Indiana Business in the report "Research Shows Impact of Recession on Career Earnings" ("Research Shows Impact of Recession on Career Earnings", Inside Indiana Business, updated: 10/4/2010 3:55:23 PM, http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?ID=43975).
Gulf Coast Oil Spill Journal Articles
The University of Wisconsin Press would like to offer a guide to scholarly journal articles on topics related to damage caused to the Gulf Coast area and the restoration that will be needed in the coming months and years in the wake of the BP oil spill. Please click on the links below to view more information on any of the articles.
Economics: Costing Out Restoration, Dennis M. King, Restoration & Management Notes, (Ecological Restoration), Vol. 9 #1, 1991, p. 15-21, http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/reprint/9/1/15
The Effects of Community Characteristics on Polluter Compliance Levels, Dietrich Earnhart, Land Economics, Vol. 80 #3, August 2004, p. 408 - 432, http://le.uwpress.org/cgi/reprint/80/3/408
Envelope Backs or the Gold Standard? Choosing the Accuracy of Damage Assessment Methods, Amy Whritenour Ando and Wallapak Polasub, Land Economics, Vol. 82 #3, August 2006; p. 424 – 444, http://le.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/82/3/424
Environmental Damage Schedules: Community Judgments of Importance and Assessments of Losses, Ratana Chuenpagdee, Jack L. Knetsch, and Thomas C. Brown, Land Economics, Vol. 77 #1, February 2001, p. 1 - 11, http://le.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/77/1/1
Environmental Regulations and Technological Change in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, Shunsuke Managi, James J. Opaluch, Di Jin, and Thomas A. Grigalunas, Land Economics, Vol. 81 #2, May 2005, p. 303 – 319, http://le.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/81/2/303
Florida’s Approach to Natural Resource Damage Assessment: A Short, Sweet Model for States Seeking Compensation, Josephine Faass, Ecological Restoration, Vol. 28 #1, 2010, p. 32-39, http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/28/1/32
Louisiana's Wetlands: Combating Erosion and Revitalizing Native Ecosystems, Bill Good, Restoration & Management Notes, (Ecological Restoration), Vol. 11 #2, 1993, p. 125-133, http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/reprint/11/2/125
Putting a Price on Natural Capital, Dave Egan, Ecological Restoration, Vol. 24 #1, 2006, p. 1, http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/reprint/24/1/1
Tropical Seagrass Restoration, Signe Holtz, Restoration & Management Notes, (Ecological Restoration), Vol. 4 #1, 1986, p. 5-12, http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/reprint/4/1/5
The Journal of Human Resources article on childhood obesity and school lunches cited in Boston Globe, many others
The article "School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity", (Daniel L. Millimet, Rusty Tchernis, and Muna Husain, The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 45 #3, p. 640-654, http://jhr.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/45/3/640) has been cited in many news articles and blog posts including "Stacking up the evidence against school lunches" (Boston.com, Rob Anderson January 23, 2011 07:39 PM, http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/blogs/the_angle/2011/01/stacking_up_the.html), "School Lunch Program Makes Kids Fat" (Emily Main, Rodale.com, http://www.rodale.com/obesity-problem-and-children), "In Brief" (Monitor on Psychology, September 2010, Vol. 41, #8, Print version p. 14, http://www.apa.org/monitor/2010/09/inbrief.aspx), "Spend more on childhood nutrition today, pay less later"(By Daily Iowan Editorial Board, January 31, 2012, 7:20 AM, http://www.dailyiowan.com/2012/01/31/Opinions/26747.html), "Federal School Lunches Linked to Childhood Obesity" (Ariel Goldring, Free Market Mojo, http://freemarketmojo.com/?p=12864), "School Lunches Linked to Obesity" (Food Product Design, 8/2010, http://www.foodproductdesign.com/news/2010/08/school-lunches-linked-to-obesity.aspx), "USDA-backed study finds federal school lunches linked to childhood obesity" (EurekAlert!, 8-24-2010, http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-08/smu-usf082410.php), "Federal school lunches linked to childhood obesity, says SMU research" (SMU Research, 8-19-2010, 6:24 AM, http://blog.smu.edu/research/2010/08/federal_school_lunches_a_cause.html), "School Lunches Linked to Childhood Obesity" (disabled-world.com, 9-7-2010, http://www.disabled-world.com/fitness/child-obesity/school-lunches.php), "USDA-backed study finds federal school lunches linked to childhood obesity" (FDA Updates, 8-24-2010, http://fdaupdates.blogspot.com/2010/08/usda-backed-study-finds-federal-school.html), "Could School Lunch Really Cause Childhood Obesity?" (DoYourPart, 8-30-2010, http://doyourpart.com/eco-news/could-school-lunch-really-cause-childhood-obesity/), "Are School Lunches Making Kids Fatter?" (by paulabernstein, Strollerderby, 8-27-2010, 2:30 pm, http://blogs.babble.com/strollerderby/2010/08/27/school-lunch-childhood-obesit/?author=32), "Do School Lunches Plump Up Poor Kids?" (Emily Badger, Miller-McCune, 9-1-10, http://www.miller-mccune.com/health/do-school-lunches-plump-up-poor-kids-21822/), "Solving The Lunchbox Dilemma" (Nonna Joann, Baby Bites, 8-31-2010, http://www.babybites.info/2010/08/31/school-lunch-dilemma/), "The Not-So-Skinny on School Lunches", (connectwithkids.com, 9/8/2010, CWK Producer, http://www.connectwithkids.com/tipsheet/2010/506_sep8/thisweek/100908_lunches.shtml), and "Federal School Lunches — But Not Breakfasts — Linked to Childhood Obesity, Research Finds" ( Science Magazine: Science Daily News, Saturday, 9/11/2010, Posted by admin, http://www.sciencemagnews.com/federal-school-lunches-but-not-breakfasts-linked-to-childhood-obesity-research-finds.html).
Arctic Anthropology cited in About.com article
The About.com article "Chaluka Site (Alaska): An Ancient Maritime Village in the Aleutians Islands" (Nicoletta Maestri, About.com, http://archaeology.about.com/od/cbthroughch/a/chaluka.htm) cites two Arctic Anthropology articles: "Chaluka Stratigraphy, Umnak Island, Alaska" (Christy G. Turner II, Jean S. Aigner, and Linda R. Richards, Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 11, Supplement: Festschrift Issue in Honor of Chester S.Chard, p. 125-142, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/40315807) and "Bone Tools and Decorative Motifs from Chaluka, Umnak Island" (Jean S. Aigner, Arctic Anthropology: Studies in Aleutian-Kodiak Prehistory, Ecology and Anthropology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1966, p. 57-83, available on JSTOR at http://www.jstor.org/stable/i40013027).
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Journal of Human Resources article cited by San Saba News and Star
In article, "What Parents Need to Know", by Missy King. Click here to read the original JHR article on JSTOR ("The Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Ages on Teen Childbearing", Thomas S. Dee, The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 36, No. 4, Special Issue on Early Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 Cohort (Autumn, 2001), pp. 823-838) , or click here to read the full San Sabe News and Star article.
Land Economics article cited by Christopher Joye
Christopher Joye, a prominent Australian CEO, cited a Land Economics article "Is Housing Productive?", by Byron L. Johnson (Land Economics, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb., 1964), pp. 92-94) in his blog entry "The Housing Productivity Myth" from the Christopher Joye's Concrete Details Blog. Click here to read the original article on JSTOR, or click here to read the full blog entry.
ASLA 2010 Professional Awards: Call for Entries
Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe.
Award recipients, their clients and advisers will be honored at the awards presentation ceremony during the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Washington, D.C., September 10-13, 2010.
The ASLA awards program features six categories: General Design; Residential Design, cosponsored by Garden Design magazine; Analysis and Planning; Research, cosponsored by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture and Landscape Journal; Communications; and the Landmark Award, cosponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Deadline for entries is February 12, 2010. Click here for more information.
The Journal of Human Resources article cited in AHRQ's "Health Care Costs and Financing: New methods estimate the costs of covering the uninsured"
Click here to read the article on the US Department of Health and Human Services; click here to read the original JHR article.
Ecological Restoration article on climate change and river restoration features research by the Environmental Defense Fund, The Nature Conservancy, others
"Why Climate Change Makes Riparian Restoration More Important than Ever: Recommendations for Practice and Research", in the September issue of Ecological Restoration is featured on the blog "Blue Living Ideas" at http://bluelivingideas.com/topics/climate-change/ecological-restoration-climate-change-river-restoration-critical/. Please click here to read the article, or click here to view the blog entry.
Entire back content of Monatshefte now available on JSTOR
The University of Wisconsin Press and the Editorial board of Monatshefte are pleased to announce the digitization of the complete back run of Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur. Volumes 1-97 (1899-2005) are now available in the JSTOR archive as part of the Arts & Sciences V collection. Click here to access the Monatshefte JSTOR archive.
Recent issues are available from the journal's website at: http://mon.uwpress.org
Hydro Review cites Land Economics in article "Flow Management: Studying Ramping Rate Restrictions"
Article begins, "Two natural resource agencies, a university, and a power producer are working to test whether regulation of ramping rates of hydroelectric turbines can provide ecological benefits while, at the same time, minimize production losses. Results could lead to the design of better tools for optimal management of various water uses." Click here to read the full text of the article, or click here to read the cited article in Land Economics, "Optimal Provision of Hydroelectric Power under Environmental and Regulatory Constraints" (available through JSTOR).
All back issues of Landscape Journal to be available online
The University of Wisconsin Press in co-operation with the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) is pleased to announce the availability of the complete run of Landscape Journal online (Volume 1, 1982 to present). The Press is currently in the process of digitizing the material with an expected release date in Oct/Nov of 2009. Once all back content has been digitized we will make it available with the current content already accessible online at http://lj.uwpress.org/.
Non-subscribers may browse and search content, view TOC's, read article abstracts, and sign-up for email alerts. Current subscribers will have access to all journal content available.
Landscape Journal: Design, Planning and Management of the Land is the official journal of CELA and is edited by Lance M. Neckar and David G. Pitt from the University of Minnesota. The University of Wisconsin Press has published the journal since its inception in 1982 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Landscape Architecture.
Winner of the 2008 Honor Award in Communications from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Landscape Journal continues to be a valuable resource for academics and practitioners.
All back issues of Ecological Restoration to be available online
The University of Wisconsin Press in co-operation with University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum is pleased to announce the availability of the complete run of Ecological Restoration online (Volume 1, 1981 to present). The Press is currently in the process of digitizing the material with an expected release date in Oct/Nov of 2009. Once all content has been digitized it will be included with the current issues already accessible online at http://er.uwpress.org/.
Non-subscribers may browse and search content, view TOC's, read article abstracts, and sign-up for email alerts. Current subscribers will have access to all journal content available.
Ecological Restoration, a valuable resource for academics and practitioners, is edited by Mrill Ingram at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. The UW Arboretum has been home to the editorial office since the journal’s inception in 1981 as Restoration and Management Notes. The University of Wisconsin Press has published the journal since 1984.
"Ecological Restoration was instrumental in awakening restoration in North America, and prospers as an invaluable publication for those whose approach to restoring ecosystems includes ecology, culture and all that goes into making a project successful." —Eric Higgs, author of "Nature By Design"
Most-cited Landscape Journal Articles
The blog "Places and Spaces" (http://epd372.blogspot.com/) recently compared the most cited papers in Landscape Journal and in Landscape Architecture:
1) Messy Ecosystems, Orderly Frames by Joan Nassauer, 1995 - 113 citations
2) Perceptual Landscape Simulations: History and Prospect by Zube, Simcox and Law, 1987 - 72 citations
3) A Framework for Theory Applicable to the Education of Landscape Architects (and Other Environmental Design Professionals by Carl Steinitz, 1990 - 59 citations
4) Prospects and refuges revisited by Jay Appleton, 1984 - 57 citations
5) An ecological aesthetic for forest landscape management by Paul Gobster, 1999 - 52 citations
Click here to read the full blog entry: http://epd372.blogspot.com/2009/06/places-and-spaces-citation-index.html
Journal of Human Resources article cited in I/O AT WORK blog
In "Who is holding the glass ceiling in place?", I/O at Work discusses the JHR article, "The Gender Wage Gap among Young Adults in the United States:
The Importance of Money versus People", by
Nicole M. Fortin. Click here to read the full blog entry or click here to read the original article.
Co-Author of Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies "Toward a Global Media Ethics: Theoretical Perspectives" interviewed on Dubai's Nightline.
Dr. Shakuntaa Rao, was interviewed on Dubai's Nightline on June 1, 2009, hour two. See below to listen to the interview, or click here to go to "Dubia's Nightline" site.
Journal of Human Resources Vol. 42 #1 featured in article "Teenagers at Work:
How Part-Time Jobs Affect Teen School Performance".
Click here to read the full article on Suite101.com or click here to read article "High School Employment and Youths' Academic Achievement" in The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 42 #1.
Contemporary Literature Publishes special issue, Contemporary Literature and the State.
Special issue Contemporary Literature and the State (Vol. 49 #4), challenges the critical opposition between the monolithic state and individual artist. The volume collects essays on writers as different as Samuel Beckett and Ngozi Adichie and covers historical and geographical contexts from Yorkshire to Singapore, San Francisco to Cape Town. Featuring new and established critical voices, Contemporary Literature and the State is an important new contribution to debates about the politics of literature, coming at a time when state power appears both more arbitrary and more necessary than ever. Click here to access Contemporary Literature and the State.
The Journal of Human Resources article "Does Job Loss Shorten Life" examines the impact of job loss on mortality.
Click here to read the full article.
Abitare interview with Alan Berger cites Landscape Journal.
In the Italian design magazine Abitare, Alan Berger cites Landscape Journal as one of the important critical voices in the field of Landscape Architecture. Please click here to read the full interview, or click here to subscribe to Landscape Journal.
Journal of Human Resources featured in article "Holding Him Back Can Do Just That" in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Journal of Human Resources article "Kindergarten Entrance Age and Children's Achievement: Impacts of State Policies, Family Background, and Peers" from Vol. 44 #3 (coming Aug. 2009) is cited in Sydney Morning Herald article discussing the effects of delaying a child's entrance into kindergarten on later success. Click here to read the full article from the Sydney Morning Herald.
Landscape Journal announces new editorial team.
At the annual meeting of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), the executive council named David Pitt and Lance Neckar, professors in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Minnesota, as co-editors of Landscape Journal. The Minnesota team outlined an approach which expands the paths to authorship for the faculty of the future. In addition, a moderated blog, genius loci, will be developed which will promote expanded discourse across academic and professional territories and countries, offer enlarged opportunities for critical exchange, networking and mentorship, and expand the capacity for the publication of imagery, especially in color. The best-of-the-best submissions to genius loci will find their way to more developed manuscripts. These will, in turn, be presented in moderated sessions on emerging and focused issues at CELA meetings, into peer review, and then into the pages of the Journal.
The editorial team also includes Vince deBritto, managing editor and editor of genius loci, and Sara Grothe, editorial assistant.
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Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies Inaugural Issue Published at UW Press
The UW Press is pleased to announce that the first volume of Ecquid Novi published by the press has been printed. If you have a print subscription, expect your copy of Ecquid Novi to arrive soon. You may notice that the cover features a deeper blue, and that the format has changed slightly. Please click here for more information about Ecquid Novi, or click here to subscribe.
Journal of Human Resources article featured on NBC's Today Show
The Joseph Price article, "Parent-Child Quality Time: Does Birth Order Matter?" (by Joseph Price, DOI: 10.3368/jhr.43.1.240, The Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2008, vol. 43 no. 1, p. 240-265, http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/43/1/240.abstract) was featured in many news outlets including the South China Morning Post article "Birth order in family dynamics", (Sunday, 02 December, 2012, 12:00am, Angela Baura email@example.com, http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1094644/birth-order-family-dynamics), The Washington Post, USA Today, Good Monring America, and on NBC's Today Show. To see full list of media coverage, please got to http://news.byu.edu/archive08-FEB-birthorder.aspx.
Landscape Journal wins ASLA 2008 Communications Award of Honor
“A very elegant communications piece for the profession. Landscape Journal has great value for expanding the body of knowledge for landscape architecture. In its 25th anniversary, it really rises to the level of landmark status.”
—2008 Professional Awards Jury Comments
The world’s premier peer-reviewed journal in landscape architecture, Landscape Journal: Design, Planning, and Management of the Land has chronicled the evolution of academic discourse for over twenty-five years. Sponsored by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Journal disseminates emerging scholarship relevant to academics and practitioners.
With contributions from practitioners and academics from both inside and outside landscape architecture, the Spring issue of the anniversary volume (26:1) highlights “Race, Space & the Destabilization of Practice” in landscape architecture.... The Fall issue (26:2) features a smaller theme group on “Modern Manifestos” in landscape architecture, along with an eclectic set of articles on topics ranging from the sacred groves of Greece, to modern lifestyle centers, and a Civil-War themed subdivision in suburban Ohio. This characteristic mixture of themes and topics is crucial to maintaining the liberal value of Landscape Journal to the field of landscape architecture.
Over the course of its twenty-five year history, prized special issues on Nature, Form and Meaning (1988), Landscape and the Avant-Garde (1991), Women, Land and Design (1994), and Eco-Revelatory Landscapes (1998), have recently been joined by special issues on Cross-Cultural Education (2005) and Metropolitan Ecology (Spring 2008), to mirror an evolving sense of mission in the field.
For more information about the award, please visit http://asla.org/awards/2008/08winners/139.html
About THE ASLA:
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association representing landscape architects. Beginning with 11 original members, ASLA has grown to more than 18,000 members, representing all 50 states, US territories, and 42 countries around the world.
April 4, 2008
Monatshefte Celebrates 100th Volume
The editorial staff and the publisher of Monatshefte, celebrated the publication of its 100th volume on Friday, April 4th, 2008.
Founded in 1899, Monatshefte is the longest-published journal devoted to the study of German literature and culture in the United States . It is recognized by leaders in the field as one of the premier publications of German scholarship, and the premier journal for German literary criticism in the U.S. Since its inception, it has shaped the concerns and debates of German Studies within the U.S. The journal has been produced by the Department of German at UW Madison since the 1920's, and has been published by UW Press since 1964 when the Journals Division was added.
Monatshefte is published 4 times per year, with each winter issue featuring “Personalia,” a listing of college and university German Department personnel from across the U.S. and Canada , special surveys, and articles regarding the professional concerns of college and university German instructors.
Since January 2008, Monatshefte is available online. And beginning in 2008, the complete digital archive of the journal from the very first issue will be included in JSTOR, a provider of online archives of important scholarly journals. It is also available through Project Muse.
January 15 , 2008
University of Wisconsin Press Journal Content Online
The University of Wisconsin Press is pleased to partner with HighWire Press to allow online access to journal content. The free trial access period has expired but visitors may still browse and search content, view TOC's and abstracts, and sign-up for email alerts. To read journal articles you must be a paid subscriber. Journal Content Online