Social Issues Researcher Biographical Sketches and Research Summaries. Volume 1

Lewis D. Wilson (Editor)

Series: Social Issues, Justice and Status
BISAC: SOC000000



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This new book compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of social issues research, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface xvii


Chapter 1. Gil Avnimelech pg. 3

Chapter 2. Bruce Bachenheimer pg. 7

Chapter 3. Kristin Carson pg. 9

Chapter 4. Michele T. Cole pg. 13

Chapter 5. Teresa P. Diaz-Montes pg. 17

Chapter 6. Christian Diesen pg. 21

Chapter 7. Pernilla Garmy pg. 23

Chapter 8. Nicole M. Heath pg. 25

Chapter 9. Andrew Isaak pg. 27

Chapter 10. María Pilar Jiménez-Tejada pg. 29

Chapter 11. Wilfred W. F. Lau pg. 31

Chapter 12. Mark R. Leipnik pg. 33

Chapter 13. Geoff Middleton pg. 35

Chapter 14. Bisakha Sen pg. 37

Chapter 15. Natalie R. Stevens pg. 41

Chapter 16. Xinyue Ye pg. 43


Chapter 17. Music Induced Emotions: Some Current Issues
and Cross-Modal Comparisons pg. 49
(Manuela M. Marin and Joydeep Bhattacharya)

Chapter 18. Einstein’s Violin and the Cognitive Roots of the Scientific Revolution pg. 51
(Luigi Borzacchini)

Chapter 19. Enhancing Middle School Learners’ Literacy Skills
through Multiple Musical Experiences pg. 53
(Kelli R. Paquette)

Chapter 20. The Importance of Planning Music Education from
the View of Integral Development of the Child's Personality pg. 55
(Olga Denac)

Chapter 21. Music Education: A Way for Developing Effective Communication Skills and Social Functioning in Children pg. 57
(Tiija Rinta)

Chapter 22. Linking Physical Space with the Riemann Tonnetz
for Exploration of Western Tonality pg. 59
(Reinhold Behringer and John Elliott)

Chapter 23. Knowing through Music: Implications for Research pg. 61
(Norma Daykin)

Chapter 24. Chopin and Chopsticks: Economic and Family
Experiences of Music Teachers in Hong Kong pg. 63
(Twyla J. Hill and Eugenia Oi Yan Yau)

Chapter 25. Evidence-Based Music for Human Health pg. 65
(Yuki Tanaka and Hiroki Nogawa)

Chapter 26. Role of Musical Leisure Activities in Dementia Care:
Applicability and Benefits Perceived by Caregivers pg. 67
(Teppo Särkämö, Sari Laitinen, Ava Numminen,
Merja Kurki and Pekka Rantanen)

Chapter 27. Role of Musical Stimuli in Dopaminergic Brain Function pg. 69
(Kayo Akiyama and Den’etsu Sutoo)

Chapter 28. Listening to Music as a Noninvasive Pain Intervention pg. 71
(Shih-Tzu Huang and Marion Good)

Chapter 29. Music and Cognitive Processing of Emotions:
Individual Differences and Psychopathology pg. 73
(Anne Weisgerber, Marie Bayot, Eric Constant
and Nicolas Vermeulen)

Chapter 30. Music Education and Transfer of Learning pg. 75
(Michele Biasutti and Eleonora Concina)

Chapter 31. A Brief Anti-Oppressive Analysis of Music Pedagogy,
the Professional Musician, and the Music Business:
A Case for Music Therapy pg. 77
(Sue Baines)

Chapter 32. The Art of Happiness: Perspectives on Music as a Lifelong Resource pg. 79
(Emanuele Ferrari)

Chapter 33. Sakara Music and Presentation of Life Issues:
A Critical Discourse Analysis of Yusuf Olatunji’s Yègèdè pg. 81
(Adesina B. Sunday)

Chapter 34. Health Benefits for the Mother and Child from Music Intervention in Pregnancy pg. 83
(T. Ventura, M. C. Gomes and M. T. Neto)

Chapter 35. ‘Music’ as a Political Force in Islamist Organisations pg. 85
(Carin Berg)

Chapter 36. Benefits of Music on Health and Athletic Performance pg. 87
(Hamdi Chtourou)

Chapter 37. Songwriting and Improvisation in Acute Psychiatry: Clinical Considerations pg. 89
(Kylie Morgan and Roger Bartrop)

Chapter 38. Counseling: From the Past through the Present towards the Future pg. 91
(Annamaria Di Fabio)

Chapter 39. The Prevention Imperative and the Work of the Counselor pg. 93
(Maureen E. Kenny and Mary Beth Medvide)

Chapter 40. Colorblind Versus Multicultural Ideologies:
Implications for Mental Health and Counseling pg. 95
(Jasmine M. Terwilliger, Nicholas Bach, Carli G. Bryan
and Monnica T. Williams)

Chapter 41. Applying Emotional Intelligence in Clinical Psychology pg. 97
(Reuven Bar-On)

Chapter 42. Family of Origin and Career Development pg. 99
(Terri Duck, Jay Middleton, Deborah Simpson,
Jennifer Thibodeaux, Janelle McDaniel and Walter Buboltz)

Chapter 43. Adaptive Counseling Theory: A New Perspective
for Career Counseling pg. 101
(Jean-Luc Bernaud)

Chapter 44. A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Perceptions of the Role that Education Plays in Their Self-Definition pg. 103
(Janet Usinger)

Chapter 45. Racial Identity Profile Patterns of White Mental
Health Practitioners: Implications for Multicultural Counseling Competency in Research and Practice pg. 105
(Renée A. Middleton, Bengü Ergüner-Tekinalp,
Elena A. Petrova, Natalie F. Williams and Thomandra Sam)

Chapter 46. Life Designing and the Adaptability Needs of an
Unwed Pregnant Teenager: A Case Study pg. 107
(Jacobus G. Maree and Esta Hansen)

Chapter 47. Interdisciplinary Views on the Art Making Process in Treatment pg. 109
(Nancy Slater)

Chapter 48. Emotional Intelligence and Mediation: New
Perspectives for Psychological Counseling Intervention pg. 111
(Annamaria Di Fabio and Letizia Palazzeschi)

Chapter 49. Cognitive Barriers to Rational Home Loan Decision Making: Implications for Mortgage Counseling pg. 113
(Jessica M. Choplin, Debra Pogrund Stark and Joseph A. Mikels)

Chapter 50. Identifying the Palliative Care Needs of Home-Based People with End-Stage Dementia and Their Caregivers pg. 115
(Barbara Anderson and Debbie Kralik)

Chapter 51. Mental Distress in AIDS-Orphaned Children: The
Efficacy of Natural Mentoring Palliative Care pg. 117
(Francis N. Onuoha)

Chapter 52. Quality of Sexual Life of Nursing Home Residents pg. 119
(André Dupras)

Chapter 53. Back to the Future: A Research Journey in Haematology
and Palliative Care pg. 121
(Pam McGrath)

Chapter 54. The Changing Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse
in Nursing Home Care pg. 123
(Aggie T. G. Paulus and Arno J. A. van Raak)

Chapter 55. Special Considerations for Providing Care for Obese
Nursing Home Residents pg. 125
(Holly C. Felix, Christine Bradway, Irene Fleshner,
Amy Heivly and Lawrence S. Powell)

Chapter 56. Palliative Care and Dementia: Is a Good Death Possible at Home? pg. 127
(Barbara Anderson)

Chapter 57. Where and How Non Oncological Respiratory Patients Die:
A Palliative Answer pg. 129
(Michele Vitacca and Luca Barbano)

Chapter 58. Can Data Envelopment Analysis Be Used to Study Performance Efficiency in Nursing Homes? pg. 131
(Daniel G. Shimshak)

Chapter 59. Quality of Life for Older Persons Living in Nursing Homes: A Cross-Sectional Study pg. 133
(Mimi Tse and Vanessa Wan)

Chapter 60. Neonatal Palliative Care: New Practice, New Challenges pg. 135
(Pierre Bétrémieux and Umberto Simeoni)

Chapter 61. Depression and Mood Distress Among Female Patients
with Gynecological Cancer in a Program of Palliative
Cancer Care pg. 137
(L. Slovacek)

Chapter 62. Providing Hospice Care to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
and Transgender (LGBT) Populations pg. 139
(Finn C. G. Reygan and Paul D’Alton)

Chapter 63. Sociological Explanations for the Quality of
End-of-Life Care in Finland pg. 141
(James M. Hoefler)

Chapter 64. Renal Considerations in Palliative Medicine pg. 143
(Thomas Bui)

Chapter 65. Using Evidence-based Measures to Document Decline
in Hospice Patients: Regulation Meets Clinical Practice pg. 145
(William D. Cabin and Susan Havens Lang)

Chapter 66. Implementation of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Training in the United States to Meet Patients’ End-of-Life Needs pg. 147
(Thomas Bui)

Chapter 67. Bridging the Gap in End-of-Life Care Decision Making pg. 149
(Alaina J. Brown and Teresa P. Díaz-Montes)

Chapter 68. Ethical Issues in Hospice pg. 151
(Padmashri Rastogi)

Chapter 69. Tobacco Use, Cessation and Prevention for Indigenous
Populations: Review of Current Evidence
and Future Perspectives pg. 153
(Kristin V. Carson, Thomas A. Robertson, Malcolm P. Brinn,
Vicki L. Clifton, Adrian J. Esterman, Matthew Peters
and Brian J. Smith)

Chapter 70. Understanding the True Burden of Cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities pg. 155
(Judith Salmon Kaur, Linda Burhansstipanov
and Linda U. Krebs)

Chapter 71. Understanding Cardiovascular Disparities between
Māori and Non-Māori in New Zealand: Is There a Way to Reduce
These Disparities? pg. 157
(Allamanda F. Faatoese, Suzanne G. Pitama,
J. Elisabeth Wells and Vicky A. Cameron)

Chapter 72. Reducing Health Disparities of Culturally-Diverse Minority Populations through Transcultural Nursing in the Home pg. 159
(Louise Woerner, Mark Duheme, Larry Zielinski
and Suzanne Turchetti)

Chapter 73. Health Disparities: Creating Equity through
Addressing Trauma pg. 161
(Dominica McBride and Yolanda Williams)

Chapter 74. Dismantling Racism to Improve Health Equity pg. 163
(Stephen C. Nelson and Heather W. Hackman)

Chapter 75. The Impact of Language Barriers on Healthcare Utilization among Hispanic Construction Workers pg. 165
(Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Julie Largay,
C. Jeffrey Waddoups and Alissa Fujimoto)

Chapter 76. Making an Informed Decision about Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Closer Examination of Patient-Provider Communication pg. 167
(Jenna L. Davis, Kyrel L. Buchanan and B. Lee Green)

Chapter 77. Socioeconomic and Sex Inequalities in Health of
Japanese Civil Servants with International Comparisons: Role of
Job Strain, Work Hours and Work-Family Conflicts pg. 169
(Michikazu Sekine)

Chapter 78. Sex, Age, and Class Influences on Quality of Life in Chinese Cities pg. 171
(Jacky Cheung)

Chapter 79. The Impact of Social Risk Factors on Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum Period: What Should We Know About the Personal Situation of Pregnant Women in Antenatal Care? pg. 173
(M. Goeckenjan, B. Ramsauer, N. Ehrenfeld-Lenkiewicz
and K. Vetter)

Chapter 80. On the Predictive Validity of Measures of
Modern Racism: The Moderating Role of the Salience of Racial Bias pg. 175
(Eric Luis Uhlmann, Andrei Nicole Dedoyco Javier
and T. Andrew Poehlman)

Chapter 81. Socio-Economic Conditions and Health in Europe:
A Comparison Among the 27 EU Countries pg. 177
(Enrico Ivaldi and Angela Testi)

Chapter 82. On Social Inequalities pg. 179
(Jan Narveson)

Chapter 83. Social Inequalities in the Nutritional Status
of African Women pg. 183
(Michel Garenne)

Chapter 84. Diabetes, Marginality and Gender Identity: Challenges
and Contradictions in Men’s Diabetes Care
in Northeast Brazil pg. 185
(Marie Kolling)

Chapter 85. Socio-Economic Aspects of Health Service
in the Southern-Periphery of Israel pg. 187
(Hasia Lubetzky, Shifra Shvarts, Galit Lubetzky
and Lora Warshawsky-Livne)

Chapter 86. The Quest for Higher Socioeconomic Status and
Adolescent Health Risk Behavior: Case Study from a Migrant
Population in the United Arab Emirates pg. 189
(Caroline Barakat-Haddad and Rania Dghaim)

Chapter 87. Socioeconomic Status and Health Implications pg. 191
(I. C. Céspedes, N. R. Oliveira-Monteiro, M. C. Garcia,
D. A. Ribeiro and R. C. Spadari-Bratfisch)

Chapter 88. Socioeconomic Status and Individual Adjustment in
Early Adolescence pg. 193
(Massimo Santinello and Alessio Vieno)

Chapter 89. How Deprivation Affects Life Expectancy in France
and Italy: Comparative Evidence from a Factorial Analysis pg. 195
(Riccardo Soliani, Alessia Di Gennaro and Enrico Ivaldi)

Chapter 90. Japanese Women’s Health Related to Job Stress: A
Review Focusing on Gender Role pg. 197
(Kumi Hirokawa)

Chapter 91. Hidden Costs Incurred by Family and Friends of
Patients with Low Health Literacy pg. 199
(Timothy V. Johnson, Ammara Abbasi, Michael D. Bryant,
Samantha S. Ehrlich, Renee Kleris, Evan D. Schoenberg
and Viraj A. Master)

Chapter 92. Cultural and Socioeconomic Contexts and Nutritional Transitions: The Anthropology of Global Overweight and Obesity
Trends of Older Adults pg. 201
(Gillian H. Ice, Aalyia F.A. Sadruddin and Sharon R. Williams)

Chapter 93. International Comparisons of Migration, Place and Health: Ethnic Density Effects among Caribbean People in the US
and England pg. 203
(Laia Bécares, James Nazroo, James Jackson
and Hein Heuvelman)

Chapter 94. Using Existing Data to Conduct International
Comparisons of Ethnic Inequalities in Health: A Developmental
Project Comparing the UK and the Netherlands pg. 205
(Charles Agyemang, Raj Bhopal, Mary Nicolaou, Anton E. Kunst,
Paola Zaninotto, Nigel Unwin, James Nazroo and
Karien Stronks)

Chapter 95. Access to Health Care and Health Outcomes for Asylum
Seekers in Denmark pg. 207
(Marie Norredam and Hanne Winther Frederiksen)

Chapter 96. Hearing the Community Voice: Methodological Issues
in Developing Asthma Self-Management Educational
Materials for Immigrant Communities pg. 209
(Iraj Poureslami, Madeleine Doyle-Waters, Laura Nimmon,
Jessica Shum and J. Mark FitzGerald)

Chapter 97. Screening for Anaemia and Haemoglobinopathy before
and during Pregnancy: A Question of Ethnicity? pg. 211
(Suze M. P. J. Jans, Martina C. Cornel
and Antoinette L. M. Lagro-Janssen)

Chapter 98. Developing Ethnic Identities and Ethnic Attitudes in Children: Theory and Research in Context pg. 213
(Virginia L. Lam)

Chapter 99. Ethnicity, Social Development and Wellbeing in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Conceptual Review pg. 215
(Ernest Aryeetey and Ama de-Graft Aikins)

Chapter 100. Ethnicity and Subjective Qualityof Life in
Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Ghana pg. 217
(Isaac Addai, Jones K. Adjei and Helen Tekyiwa-Ghartey)

Chapter 101. Before the Big Decision: Psychological Theories on Premigration Motivation pg. 219
(Manyu Li and Irene Hanson Frieze)

Chapter 102. The Socio-psychological Profile of Prospective Emigrants: Singaporeans leaving Singapore pg. 221
(Chan-Hoong Leong)

Chapter 103. The Emigration Intentionality Prediction Based on Psychological and Contextual Variables in Mexican Adolescents pg. 223
(Alejandra Domínguez Espinosa, Rafael Quintero Cárabez,
Bernardo Turnbull and Alma Polo Velázquez)

Chapter 104. A Sociocultural Analysis of U. S. Immigration Law
and Psychology pg. 225
(Victoria C. Plaut, Alem Tecle and Mayra Feddersen)

Chapter 105. Illegal Immigration from an Economic Point of View:
A Review pg. 227
(Rosa Aisa and Gemma Larramona)

Chapter 106. Political Identification and Acculturation
Orientations towards ‘Valued’ and ‘Devalued’ Minorities in Israel pg. 229
(Richard Y. Bourhis, Joelle Dayan and Rana Sioufi)

Chapter 107. Power, Group Dominance, and Factors Influencing
Willingness to Provide Assistance to Immigrants pg. 231
(Monika Stelzl and Victoria M. Esses)

Chapter 108. Immigration Issues, Challenges and Policy: A View
from New Zealand pg. 233
(Colleen Ward, Aidan Tabor and Chan-Hoong Leong)

Chapter 109. Immigration and Intercultural Interaction Strategies
in Post-Soviet Russia pg. 235
(Nadezhda Lebedeva and Alexander Tatarko)

Chapter 110. Immigration, Acculturation and Adaptation pg. 237
(John W. Berry)

Chapter 111. A Review of the MIDA Model and Other Contemporary Acculturation Models pg. 239
(Saba Safdar, Kim Chuong and J. Rees Lewis)

Chapter 112. Cultural Identities of Immigrants: Their Formation
in the Pre-migration Period and their Transformation
during Adjustment to the Host Country pg. 241
(Eugene Tartakovsky)

Chapter 113. Two Perspectives on Diaspora Migrant Identities:
The Case of Ingrian Finns pg. 243
(I. Jasinskaja-Lahti, T. A. Mähönen, S. Varjonen, L. Arnold,
A. Yijälä and K. Jurva)

Chapter 114. The Geographic Variation of Earning Differentials in Canada: A Comparison of Immigrants and the Canadian-Born in 2006 pg. 245
(Karen M. King and Iris Migyung Lee)

Chapter 115. The Effects of Psychological, Micro-Social and Macro-Social Factors on Immigrant Health: Studying the Mental Health of Immigrants in Spain pg. 247
(José Luis González-Castro and Silvia Ubillos Landa)

Chapter 116. Pole with a Twist: The Performance of Class,
Gender and Ethnicity of Polish Women Living in New Zealand pg. 249
(Kinga Goodwin)

Chapter 117. A Mixed Methods Perspective into Varying Trajectories
of Performance of Newcomer Adolescents pg. 251
(Carola Suárez-Orozco)

Chapter 118. An Interactive Model of Immigrant Parents’ Socialization Strategies, Teachers’ Integration Expectations and Identity Dynamics Among Minority Adolescents pg. 253
(Vijé Franchi and Dorit Roer-Strier)

Chapter 119. Radicalizing Muslim Youth: A Conceptual Analysis
and Consequences for Interventions pg. 255
(Paul Vedder and Mitch van Geel)

Chapter 120. Education Needs Science: Is Medicine a Suitable Source
of Inspiration? pg. 257
(Elena Pasquinelli)

Chapter 121. Capacity Building for School Improvement:
‘I Can Do It, You Can Do It and Together We Can Achieve Our Goals’ pg. 259
(Patricia Stringer)

Chapter 122. Unique Challenges in Developing Capacity in Rural
and Remote Australia: Arts Utility in Growing
Rural and Remote Places pg. 261
(Julia Anwar-McHenry)

Chapter 123. Women with Disabilities in Urban Cambodia and Vocational Training: Truly Promoting Capacity Development
and Self-Determination? pg. 263
(Maria Costanza Torri)

Chapter 124. Trajectories from Deviance to Conformity? Vocation Training, Capacity Building and Sex Workers in Phnom Penh pg. 265
(Maria Costanza Torri)

Chapter 125. Capacity-Building in Old Industrialised Regions: A Success Factor in Regional Development? pg. 267
(Jörn Harfst and Naja Marot)

Chapter 126. Capacity-Building in Nonprofit Organizations Using Blended Learning as a Gateway to Practitioner Education pg. 269
(Michele T. Cole and Brian J. Garner)

Chapter 127. Enhancing Research Capacity at the National and Community Levels within the Caribbean pg. 271
(M. Forde, K. Morrison, E. Dewailly, N. Badrie
and L. Robertson)

Chapter 128. Internet Addiction in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Comparison between the United States and China pg. 273
(Lawrence M. Paska and Zheng Yan)

Chapter 129. PIU Construct Development: Factorial Analytic
and Definitional Issues pg. 275
(Ronnie Jia and Heather H. Jia)

Chapter 130. On-Line Pathological Gambling: A New Clinical Expression of Internet Addiction pg. 277
(Pauline Gorse and Michel Lejoyeux)


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