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Rosemarie Keller Skaine writes sociology with a human face. She records the voices of women and men into history.

    

 (photo date: 2007)


"...self is a sea boundless and measureless, ... the soul walks upon all paths ... ." Gibran 


Rosemarie Keller Skaine earned her M.A. in Sociology. She holds honorary society memberships in Pi Kappa Delta, speech, Alpha Kappa Delta, sociology, Quill and Scroll, journalism and National Forensic League, speech. Publications other than 14 books include coauthored national and international journal articles. Skaine's book with ABC-CLIO/Praeger Security International, Suicide Warfare, is published as of 2013. Other activities include general consultation, consultation on three television documentaries, expert testimony, numerous presentations to all types of groups and interviews with media. She participated in the South Dakota Center for the Book's three day program, "Maintaining Democracy in an Unstable World," August 2002. She was a panel member with Ambassador George McGovern and Dr. Robert Watson in Mitchell, S.D. Following the panel, she made presentations in Aberdeen, Brookings and Sioux Falls, S.D. She was a keynote speaker and held 2 breakout sessions at the 2010 One Day Conference at the Multicultural Center in Grand Island, NE. On March 8, 2013, she was the invited keynote speaker on the UN interactive panel entitled, "The Allure of Female Suicide Bombers." The program is part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women 57: "Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls." She participated in the Teachers Exchange Program while in China with her husband, Professor James Skaine, at Beijing Normal, Hebei Teachers, and Shaanxi Teachers, and Guangxi Teachers Universities, May 1991. She traveled to Havana, Cuba with the U.S. Delegation to the XII International Congress on Family Law, September 2002. In January 2004, she traveled to Kenya and Tanzania to study for her book on FGM. One of the many rewarding visits was to the Maasai tribe.

 

Birth Place: Grand Island, NE USA

Accomplishments:

Rosemarie Skaine presented the keynote speech, SUICIDE WARFARE AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, at the Interactive Dialogue, “Dying to Kill: The Allure of Female Suicide Bombers,” United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 57: Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence Against Women and Girls, March 8, 2013, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., 866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 120, New York, New York 10017.


The Gustavus Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America was presented in 1997 to Rosemarie Skaine for her outstanding work on intolerance in North America for her book, Power and Gender: Issues in Sexual Dominance and Harassment, McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers, 1996.


Inductee in the Grand Island Senior High Hall of Honor, Grand Island, Nebraska, 2009.

Delegate Certificate for participation in the XII International Congress on Family Law, September 2, 2002, awarded by the Congress President Dra. Olga Mesa Castillo and Vice President Msc. Luis Palenzuela Páez, Havana, Cuba.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Award for Excellence: Honorary State Membership 2009-2010 signed by Diane B. Patton, Iowa President.


AAUW Certificate in appreciation for significant contributions to the American Association of University Women, April 18, 2009, signed by Diane B. Patton, Iowa President.


Since 2006, Rosemarie Keller Skaine's biography has appeared in Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in the World. Special editions are companion volumes to Who's Who in America published since 1899. The Marquis Who's Who in New Providence, New Jersey, is the publisher of the original Who's Who in America.

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Her biography also appears in Educational Communications Inc.'s, Who's Who Among America's Teachers: the Best Teachers in America Selected by the Best Students, 6th Ed., vol. 3, 2000. Skaine was nominated by Connie Kerns, Composition II student at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa.
     



Books

Women at War by Rosemarie Skaine
Women at War presents historical and present-day information on women in combat. Also in ebook:978-0-7864-8173-6...
  

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The Women of Afghanistan Under the Taliban by Rosemarie Skaine
_The Women of Afghanistan Under the Taliban_ describes life as it is now for women in Afghanistan. Ebook ISBN: 978-0-7864-8174-3....
  

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Women in Combat: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) by Rosemarie Skaine
This book is published with ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. It is also sold as an ebook. It is released. The Publisher submitted the following description to book sellers....
  

Price: $48.80 (eBook)
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Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatment by Rosemarie Skaine
Advance Orders Only. This timely volume shows how abuse impacts every segment of society—and how society is seeking effective ways to respond. -- The Publisher (ebook 978-1-61069-515-2) ...
  

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Suicide Warfare: Culture, the Military, and the Individual as a Weapon by Rosemarie Skaine
This book emphasizes the relationship of culture, the military, and the individual because suicide warfare does not occur in a vacuum. Available as an ebook: 978-0-313-39865-0....
  

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Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues by Rosemarie Skaine
Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. The practice of FGM is not limited to Africa. The World Health Organization finds it occurs in many parts of the world....
  

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The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship by Rosemarie Skaine
This work explores how relationships of blood, marriage, sex, and residence work in each type of Cuban family, particularly as it is affected by Cuba’s struggle to transform its economy. It also examines historical perspectives on the contemporary Cuban family, ethnicity and race, marriage, the extended family, family rights, the emigrating family, United States' citizenship issues, religion, and ...
  

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Women College Basketball Coaches by Rosemarie Skaine
_Women College Basketball Coaches_ traces history since 1892 through the current day. Selected women coaches are profiled along with contributors to the game. Also in ebook: 978-0-7864-5082-4....
  

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Women of Afghanistan in the Post-Taliban Era: How Lives Have Changed . . . by Rosemarie Skaine
photos, map, glossary, notes, bibliography, index, softcover ...
  

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Female Suicide Bombers by Rosemarie Skaine
Photographs, appendices, notes, bibliography, glossary, index, softcover, $35....
  

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Paternity and American Law by Rosemarie Skaine
Family form is changing and the law is struggling to keep pace....
  

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Power and Gender by Rosemarie Skaine
Presents a thorough examination of the issue of sexual harassment in the United States....
  

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A Man of the Twentieth Century by Rosemarie Skaine
Recollections of Warren V. Keller, a Nebraskan as told to Rosemarie Keller Skaine and James C. Skaine...
  

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Women Political Leaders in Africa by Rosemarie Skaine

  

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Short Stories

A Woman Confesses: It's Never Too Late For Lessons In Love -- And LifeLessons in Love and Life
 by Rosemarie Skaine
"Lessons in Love and Life," is a short story published in _Personal Romance_ magazine, Dynasty Media Corp., Fort Lee, N.J., January 1985. (No by-line.) The story centered around a woman coping with ...



Poetry

Crossroads
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Eventide
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He Does Me Wrong Song
 by Rosemarie Skaine
To Those Still in Search ...


I’ll Remember You
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Little Girl, Little Girl
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Grecian Flower Field
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Website with photos no longer available. ...


Wait
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Spirit's Intercession
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Thoughts when a change in plans were necessary on Memorial Day holiday....


We Live
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The Precipice
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Warmth of the Sun
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Thoughts while traveling on Iowa highway....


I Am Well Fed
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My Horse II
 by Rosemarie Skaine
c. 2008...


Lace upon Linen
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Broken Silence
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Through the Glass
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Bring Him Safely Back
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He Loved His Kids
 by Rosemarie Skaine
c. Feb. 11, 2007...


Just A Thought
 by Rosemarie Skaine


Or so I thought
 by Rosemarie Skaine


The Fragile Rose
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Thoughts...


The Days
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Now and then....


Old Shoes
 by Rosemarie Skaine
My life has been touched by people who are comfortable with anyone any where....


Dancing on a Rug
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Some memories never fade....


In the Early Morning Hours
 by Rosemarie Skaine
c 2005...



Articles

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
 by Rosemarie Skaine
_The St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture_, edited by Tom Pendergast and Sara Pendergast. 5 Vols. Farmington Hills, Michigan, St. James Press, 1999. This essay was updated in 2012....


Sage Book Chapter: Women Political Leaders in Africa
 by Rosemarie Skaine
This book chapter is based on Skaine's book, Women Political Leaders in Africa with McFarland Publishers....


Sexual Harassment
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Traces the history of sexual harassment from its beginning to its presence in popular culture. (This is the original article. In 2012, it was updated....


Soviet-Afghan War (1979-1989)
 by Rosemarie Skaine
A summary of the Soviet-Afghan War from 1979-1989 by Rosemarie Skaine appears in _Ground Warfare: An International Encyclopedia_ edited by Stanley Sandler, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2002. ISBN...


Female Genital Mutilation
 by Rosemarie Skaine
World Book Publishing owns the copyright. The article can be read in its entirety at the link provided below, but you will first have to sign in to access it....


Neither Afghan nor Islam
 by Rosemarie Skaine
"Neither Afghan nor Islam" is one of eight articles in the section, "Symposium on September 11 2001: Terrorism, Islam and the West" in _Ethnicities_, London: Sage Publications Ltd., June 2002, Volume...


Terrorist Attack & Natural Disaster Preparedness
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Review of Hanley J. Harding's educational book to help citizens be prepared for a possible attack, _C/B/R/N: Chemical/Biological/Radiological/Nuclear Disaster Familiarization and Overview Manual_.

Warren V. Keller: A Visit to His Roots
 by Rosemarie Skaine
"Warren V. Keller: A Visit to His Roots" is coauthored by Rosemarie and James Skaine and appeared in _The Hottel-Keller Voice_ Newsletter, March 1995, pp. 7,8....


Susan Cook-Jahme, AuthorsDen, Newsletter Review
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Rosemarie Skaine reviews AuthorsDen collegue's Newsletter...


Harassment is a Leadership Issue
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Often improper behavior is rooted in inequality in the structure of the military...


Properly Trained Servicewomen Can Overcome Physical Shortcomings
 by Rosemarie Skaine
This article appears in James Haley (ed.), _Women in the Military_, San Diego: Greenhaven Press, c2004....


Overturning Paternity
 by Rosemarie Skaine
This article discusses the evolution of paternity law in the U.S. and issues involved in overturning paternity. This article is cited as follows: Skaine, Rosemarie, "Overturning Paternity," R...


The "Dear John": Rosemarie Keller Skaine to Bob Trentz
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Rosemarie Keller Skaine's "Dear John" letter appears in Anna Holmes book, _Hell Hath No Fury: Women's Letters from the End of the Affair_, New York, N.Y.: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2002, 176-177....


Doug Koempel, Iowa Performing Artist
 by Rosemarie Skaine
A short professional biography of Doug Koempel, Iowa Performing Artist.” The Iowan Magazine, Des Moines, IA: The Iowan, Inc., July-August 1999....



News

Skaine Signs Two Contracts
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Skaine Interviews on Spotlite Radio
 by Rosemarie Skaine
A general interview on a number of Skaine's books follows:...


Skaine presents at UN, Women in Parliament
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Skaine Gives UN Keynote, Terrorism & African Youth
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Rosemarie Skaine presents keynote at UN event....


Rosemarie Skaine Keynote Speaker at UN Women 57 Meeting
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Suicide Warfare and Violence Against Women, Keynote Speech ...


Query for Writers
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Writers needed for excellently researched encyclopedia articles....


Christian Science Monitor Interview
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Women in combat....


Suicide Warfare Book is Published
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Just Published...


Skaine Signs with ABC-CLIO/Praeger for Suicide Warfare
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Skaine Publishes Book Chapter with Sage Publishing
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Female Suicide Bombers Interviews
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Skaine Signs with ABC-CLIO: Women in Combat
 by Rosemarie Skaine
12th book and 11th contract, Skaine signs her first contract with ABC-CLIO for a book on Women in Combat: A Reference Handbook...


The Women of Afghanistan in the Post-Taliban Era is Published
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Feminist Collections Reviews Skaine's Women Political Leaders in Africa
 by Rosemarie Skaine
The reference for the following review to be read in its entirety is: --Nancy M. Lewis, "Rosemarie Skaine, Women Political Leaders in Africa," Feminist Collections (v.29, no. 2, Spring 2008)....


Cedar Falls Times Presents Skaine's Female Suicide Bombers
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Aneila K. Dimitrova, editor, Cedar Falls Times (Iowa) writes article entitled, "Author Exposes Female Suicide Bombers."...


Grand Island Senior High Hall of Honor Selects Rosemarie Skaine
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Contract Signed with Sage
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El Periódico, Barcelona, Spain Interview
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Regarding Nomination of Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody to 4-Star General ...


Law Journal Citations of Books
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Law Journal citations represent one form of a nonfiction book's journey. My first books continue their journeys. This list is a product of a Lexis-Nexis search....


BlogTalk Odessa Maxwell Interviews Skaine
 by Rosemarie Skaine
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Invitation to Write for Online edition of World Book Encyclopedia
 by Rosemarie Skaine
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Women Political Leaders in Africa Published
 by Rosemarie Skaine
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Afghanistan and the Burqa
 by Rosemarie Skaine
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Skaine Signs 10th Contract with McFarland Publishers
 by Rosemarie Skaine
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Brian Miller and the Twins of Triton by J. Michael Brower
 by Rosemarie Skaine
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine at Lulu....


Links

ABC-CLIO/Greenwood/Praeger
Get details about Women in Combat: A Reference Handbookand Suicide Warfare: Culture, the Military, and the Individual as a Weapon,


McFarland Publishers
Founded in 1979, McFarland Publishers is located in Jefferson, North Carolina. They publish scholarly and reference books to a world wide market. If you would like an opportunity to read a sample of my book, The Cuban Family: Custom and Change in an Era of Hardship, McFarland Publishers had made Chapter 5: Politics, Emigration and Families available at http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/contents-2.php?isbn=0-7864-1677-7; Once on this page, select, 5. Politics, Emigration and Families.

Amazon
Amazon.com has posted a 25 page excerpt from Women at War. The excerpt provides a good opportunity to see an overview of the book. It includes the front and back cover, Table of Contents, Chapter 1, "What is War?" and the full Index. Amazon has also posted a six page excerpt from The Man of the Twentieth Century. The excerpt provides a good opportunity to see an overview of the book. It includes the front and back cover, Table of Contents, introduction, "Heritage" and the full Index. However, this book can only be purchased through AuthorsDen or directly through the author.

Aurora Protection Specialists
Skaine's books pertaining to military and homeland security are sold at this site. The late Hanley "Doc" Harding was the former Executive Director of Operations & Development of Aurora Protection Specialists. His work remains featured at AuthorsDen.


Additional information



Click on the icon to hear AuthorsDen member and graduate of West Point, Odessa Maxwell interview Skaine on her books.

Skaine taught Composition II at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa and Industrial Sociology and The Family at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa. She also taught high school English at Ovid Central School, Ovid, New York. Rosemarie has varied travel experiences in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, France, Italy, China, Greece, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Kenya and Tanzania.

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