Society & Culture
Gender & Aggression: Contributing Factors & Developmental Course
Reppucci, Nicholas D (Dick), Psychology, Sponsor: Simon Fraser University
Although boys continue to outnumber girls as the perpetrators of aggressive and violent behaviour, there has been a consistent trend toward increasing levels of aggression and violence among girls.
Interpreting Epidemic: The Meaning of HIV
Marshall, Wende E, Department of Anthropology, Sponsor: University of California at San Francisco
The proposed research is a preliminary study to begin exploring the relationship between AIDS risk, social structural, political economic and cultural factors, and to determine the feasibility of a l....
A Better Past Through Technology: World War II Aircraft as a Form of Cultural Heritage
Handler, Richard, Department of Anthropology, Sponsor: U.S. Nsf - Directorate Soc., Behav. & Eco. Science
Drawing on research into the cultural construction of technology and research on the objectification of culture in heritage movements, this project examines the “industrial romanticism” which underlie....
A Curry professor looks at what’s so great about Fairfax County schools.
A U.Va. study finds there’s an up side and a down side for teens.
The future of Social Security
Students take a close look at the national debate.
Soldiers and ghosts
A historian looks at the battles of classical antiquity and sees parallels in today’s warfare.
Burim Jung explores her identity and her Asian-American heritage in film.
Modern tools bring medieval literature to researchers.
Two speeds = more wrecks
Differential speed limits imposed in the 1980s didn’t reduce traffic accident rates.
Slaves on the Grounds
Student's research documents the historical details for the first time.
A digital archive of TV news brings the Civil Rights Era to life.