Al Ansari also thanked the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation for allowing VIB
operations at the airport and the shopping malls for allowing the DTCM to set up VIBs
in their premises.
First, we calculated Cronbach's alpha for the internal consistency of the items in the combined (VIB
+ NIB) scales ([alpha] = .904) and the 10-item modified social presence scale ([alpha] = .937), indicating high levels of reliability.
The book, part of the 'Central European Value Studies' (CEVS) series, which is itself part of Rodopi's 'Value Inquiry Book Series' (VIBS
), seeks 'to determine whether the philosophical tradition of American pragmatism can provide us with a more satisfactory interpretation of the problems of values' as they relate to questions of power (2).
series editor Peter Redpath teaches philosophy at St.
The book, part of the Studies in Pragmatism and Values (SPV) se ries, which is itself part of Rodopi's Value Inquiry Book Series (VIBS
), aims to explore 'the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children.' Though the book fails to consistently sustain the theme, several selections will likely interest a broad range of interdisciplinary readers.