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    • Education, ideology, and the national self: The social practice of identity construction in the classroom 

      Spyrou, Spyros (2000-01-01)
      This article is concerned with the intersection between national identity, education, and childhood. Its major focus is identity construction as it takes place in public elementary school classrooms. Using ethnographic ...
    • English or Greek language? State or ethnic identity? 

      Karoulla-Vrikki, Dimitra (2001-01-01)
      Language planning in the domain of the courts in Cyprus is of interest because of the concealed salience placed upon the link between language and either state or ethnic identity. The article first examines the dominant ...
    • Images of 'the other': 'The Turk' in Greek Cypriot children's imaginations 

      Spyrou, Spyros (2002-09-01)
      Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork with Greek Cypriot elementary school children, the author describes how national identity is constructed in the classroom through the use of an 'us' versus 'them' frame of reference, a ...
    • Universal Sex Differences in the Desire for Sexual Variety: Tests from 52 Nations, 6 Continents, and 13 Islands 

      Schmitt, David P.; Alcalay, Lidia; Allïk, Jüri; Ault, Lara K.; Austers, Ivars; Bennett, Kevin; Bianchi, Gabriel; Boholst, Fredrick A.; Borg Cunen, Mary Ann; Braeckman, Johan; Brainerd, Edwin G.; Caral, Leo Gerard A.; Caron, Gabrielle; Martina Casullo, Maria; Cunningham, Michael R.; Daibo, Ikuo; De Backer, Charlotte J.S.; De Souza, Eros; Díaz-Loving, Rolando; Diniz, Gláucia Ribeiro Starling; Durkin, Kevin; Echegaray, Marcela; Eremsoy, Ekin; Euler, Harald A.; Falzon, Ruth; Fisher, Maryanne L.; Foley, Dolores; Fry, Douglas P.; Arif Ghayur, M.; Golden, Debra L.; Grammer, Karl; Grimaldi, Liria T.; Halberstadt, Jamin Brett; Herrera, D.; Hertel, J.; Hoffmann, H.; Hooper, D.; Hradilekova, Z.a; Hudek-Kene-evi, J.; Jaafar, J.; Jankauskaite, M.; Kabangu-Stahel, H.; Kardum, I.; Khoury, B.; Kwon, H.; Laidra, K.; Laireiter, A.-R.; Lakerveld, D.; Lampert, A.; Lauri, M.; Lavallée, M.; Lee, S.-J.; Chung Leung, L.; Locke, K.D.; Locke, V.; Luksik, I.; Magaisa, I.; Marcinkeviciene, D.; Mata, A.; Mata, R; McCarthy, B.; Mills, M.E.; Moreira, J.; Moreira, S.; Moya, M.; Munyae, Margaret M.; Noller, P.; Opre, A.; Panayiotou, A.; Petrovic, N.; Poels, K.; Popper, M.; Poulimenou, M.; P'yatokha, V.; Raymond, M.; Reips, U.-D.; Reneau, S.E.; Rivera-Aragon, S.; Rowatt, W.C.; Ruch, W.; Rus, V.S.; Safir, M.P.; Salas, S.; Sambataro, F; Sandnabba, K.N.; Schulmeyer, M.K.; Schütz, A.; Scrimali, T.; Shackelford, T.K.; Shaver, P.R.; Sichona, F.; Simonetti, F.; Sineshaw, T.; Speelman, T.; Spyrou, Spyros; Sümer, H.C.; Sümer, N.; Supekova, M.; Szlendak, T.; Taylor, R.; Timmermans, B.; Tooke, W.; Tsaousis, I.; Tungaraza, F.S.K.; Vandermassen, G.; Vanhoomissen, T.; Van Overwalle, F.; Vanwesenbeeck, I.; Vasey, P.L.; Verissimo, J.; Voracek, M.; Wan, W.W.N.; Wang, T.-W.; Weiss, P.; Wijaya, A.; Woertman, L.; Youn, G.; Zupanèiè, A (2003-07-01)
      Evolutionary psychologists have hypothesized that men and women possess both long-term and short-term mating strategies, with men's short-term strategy differentially rooted in the desire for sexual variety. In this article, ...
    • Technological tools in the introductory statistics classroom: Effects on student understanding of inferential statistics 

      Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria (2003-12-01)
      While technology has become an integral part of introductory statistics courses, the programs typically employed are professional packages designed primarily for data analysis rather than for learning. Findings from several ...
    • Patterns and Universals of Mate Poaching Across 53 Nations: The Effects of Sex, Culture, and Personality on Romantically Attracting Another Person's Partner 

      Schmitt, David P.; Alcalay, Lidia; Allïk, Jüri; Angleitner, Alois; Ault, Lara K.; Austers, Ivars; Bennett, Kevin; Bianchi, Gabriel; Boholst, Fredrick A.; Borg Cunen, Mary Ann; Braeckman, Johan; Brainerd, Edwin G.; Caral, Leo Gerard A.; Caron, Gabrielle; Martina Casullo, Maria; Cunningham, Michael R.; Daibo, Ikuo; De Backer, Charlotte J.S.; De Souza, Eros; Díaz-Loving, Rolando; Diniz, Gláucia Ribeiro Starling; Durkin, Kevin; Echegaray, Marcela; Eremsoy, E.; Euler, H.A.; Falzon, R.; Fisher, M.L.; Foley, D.; Fry, D.P.; Fry, S.; Arif Ghayur, M.; Golden, D.L.; Grammer, K.; Grimaldi, L.; Halberstadt, J.; Haque, S.; Herrera, D.; Hertel, J.; Hoffmann, H.; Hooper, D.; Hradilekova, Z.; Hudek-Kene-evi, J.; Jaafar, J.; Jankauskaite, M.; Kabangu-Stahel, H.; Kardum, I.; Khoury, B.; Kwon, H.; Laidra, K.; Laireiter, A.-R.; Lakerveld, D.; Lampert, A.; Lauri, M.; Lavallée, M; Lee, S.-J.; Chung Leung, L.; Locke, K.D.; Locke, V.; Luksik, I.; Magaisa, I.; Marcinkeviciene, D.; Mata, A.; Mata, R.; McCarthy, B.; Mills, M.E.; Mkhize, N.J.; Moreira, J.; Moreira, S.; Moya, M.; Munyae, M.; Noller, P.; Opre, A.; Panayiotou, A.; Petrovic, N.; Poels, K.; Popper, M.; Poulimenou, M.; P'yatokha, V.; Raymond, M.; Reips, U.-D.; Reneau, S.E.; Rivera-Aragon, S.; Rowatt, W.C.; Ruch, W.; Rus, V.S.; Safir, M.P.; Salas, S.; Sambataro, F.; Sandnabba, K.N.; Schulmeyer, M.K.; Schütz, A.; Scrimali, T.; Shackelford, T.K.; Shaver, P.R.; Sichona, F.; Simonetti, F.; Sineshaw, T.; Speelman, T.; Spyrou, Spyros; Canan Sümer, H.; Sümer, N.; Supekova, M.; Szlendak, T.; Taylor, R.; Timmermans, B.; Tooke, W.; Tsaousis, I.; Tungaraza, F.S.K.; Vandermassen, G.; Vanhoomissen, T.; Van Overwalle, F.; Vanwesenbeeck, I.; Vasey, P.L.; Verissimo, J.; Voracek, M.; Wan, W.W.N.; Wang, T.-W.; Weiss, P.; Wijaya, A.; Woertman, L.; Youn, G.; Zupanèiè, A. (2004-01-01)
      As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, 16,954 participants from 53 nations were administered an anonymous survey about experiences with romantic attraction. Mate poaching - romantically attracting ...
    • Language and ethnicity in Cyprus under the British: A linkage of heightened salience 

      Karoulla-Vrikki, Dimitra (2004-12-01)
      The article examines language planning and the link between language and ethnicity among the Greek Cypriots and the Turkish Cypriots during British colonial rule. It investigates the attitudes towards the language-ethnic ...
    • Epistemological Resources: Applying a New Epistemological Framework to Science Instruction 

      Louca, Loucas T.; Elby, Andrew; Hammer, David; Kagey, Trisha (2004-12-01)
      Most research on personal epistemologies has conceived them as made up of relatively large, coherent, and stable cognitive structures, either developmental stages or beliefs (perhaps organized into theories). Recent work ...
    • The cabaret sex industry in the Republic of Cyprus: An exploratory investigation of Greek-Cypriot male cabaret patronage 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2005-01-01)
      Essentialist machismo practices, effectuated by masculine gender role socialization, help construct a mechanistic and limiting male sexual ethos that exploits female sexuality in sexualized work environments. A critical ...
    • The influence of active maternal smoking during pregnancy on birth weights in Cyprus 

      Vogazianos, Paris; Fiala, Jindřich; Vogazianos, Marios (2005-06-01)
      Cigarette smoking during pregnancy has been causally associated with an increased risk of both intrauterine growth retardation and preterm delivery but most strongly with low birth weight. No such study to date had ever ...
    • Eastern-European sex workers in Greek-Cypriot cabarets 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2005-06-16)
      Female sexuality has been exploited in sexualized work environments, such as cabarets, strip clubs, and brothels, for centuries. A critical site for exploring the intercrossing of sexual and economic differentials is the ...
    • Ideological tensions in the educational choice practices of modern Greek Cypriot parents: The role of social capital 

      Green, Anthony; Vryonides, Marios (2005-07-01)
      The rapid modernisation process of Greek Cypriot society has created a cultural environment with an amalgam of traditionalist and modernist ethical attitudes, and antagonisms between them concerning, among other things, ...
    • Translating constructivism into instructional design: Potential and limitations 

      Karagiorgi, Yiasemina; Symeou, Loizos (2005-07-11)
      Instructional designers are expected to be familiar with the epistemological underpinnings of several theories and their consequences on the process of instruction. Constructivism is the dominant theory of the last decade ...
    • The distribution of birth weights and their determinants in the republic of Cyprus for the period of 1990-2002 

      Vogazianos, Paris; Fiala, Jindřich; Vogazianos, Marios (2005-10-10)
      Many factors including maternal, pregnancy-specific, physiological, genetic, pathological, and environmental can influence foetal weight. Although they have been well studied in most EU countries, no such studies are ...
    • Teacher professional development in cyprus: Reflections on current trends and challenges in policy and practices 

      Karagiorgi, Yiasemina; Symeou, Loizos (2006-01-01)
      This article focuses on in-service teacher training in Cyprus and points to the necessity for reorganisation of existing practices and reformulation of national policies within the framework of continuous professional ...
    • Female exotic dancers: Intrapersonal and interpersonal perspectives 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2006-01-01)
      The purpose of this research is to explore and understand the various intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics associated with the lives of female exotic dancers from an essentialist, social constructionist, and critical ...
    • Constructing 'the Turk' as an enemy: The complexity of stereotypes in children's everyday worlds 

      Spyrou, Spyros (2006-03-01)
      The information presented in this chapter is drawn from ethnographic fieldwork with Greek Cypriot elementary school children and illustrates the process by which national identity is constructed as primordial by teachers ...
    • Parental and marital roles, career aspirations and attitudes towards marriage among young women in Greece 

      Vryonides, Marios (2006-12-01)
      The Greek society is a society that arrived relatively late to modernity by western European standards. Even though many would argue that today Greece exhibits many characteristics found in modern European societies there ...
    • Struggling between tradition and modernity: Gender and educational choice-making in contemporary Cyprus 

      Vryonides, Marios (2007-01-01)
      This article investigates the role of gender in educational choice-making for post secondary school destinations in contemporary Cyprus. More specifically, it examines the cultural and ideological mechanisms that produce ...
    • The social construction of female sexuality in a sexualized work environment (SWE): The case of a comedy club 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou; Young, Christi (2007-01-01)
      This qualitative investigation seeks to identify the sociocultural determinants and psychoemotional ramifications of essentialist gender scripting on female employees in a sexualized work environment (SWE), such as a comedy ...