Are Menstrual Cycles A Biological Determinant Of Well-Being Amongst Sierra Leonean Schoolchildren?, 2019 The University of San Francisco
Are Menstrual Cycles A Biological Determinant Of Well-Being Amongst Sierra Leonean Schoolchildren?, Ashwini Shridhar
The influence of hormones and biology on behavior is a topic that is rife with controversy, especially when it comes to sexual hormones. There is even more murkiness when it comes to the topic of menstruation and knowledge about women’s menstrual cycles. Recent research on this topic have seen a link between the hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycles and various behavioral implications on competition, cooperation, and risk behavior. This study tries to expand existing knowledge by examining whether there is a link between hormonal fluctuations during menstrual cycles and risk preferential behavior using economic experiments in the largely understudied ...
Marxist Ideology In Alice Chilress’S Like One Of The Family, 2019 Cleveland State University
Marxist Ideology In Alice Chilress’S Like One Of The Family, Elizabeth Elliott
The Downtown Review
This paper explores Alice Childress work Like One of the Family, a collection of short stories originally published as a column the newspaper Freedom, and how Childress uses the highly personable work to advocate for socialist ideology and exhibit how socialism could positively affect the black working class, particularly domestic workers. Through her work, Childress humanizes the domestic worker, a group that was often not only disenfranchised by whites but also prohibited from labor organizing with other African-Americans. She engages with Marx’s ideology in an understandable and personal way: by utilizing the African-American oral tradition. This exposed her audience ...
Typed Document: The College And University Women’S Public Leadership Consortium, 2019 University of North Florida
Typed Document: The College And University Women’S Public Leadership Consortium
Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials
Outstanding Senior Women Leadership Award list. Typed on The College and University Women's Public Leadership Consortium letterhead. No date given.
Katanga Secession: The Growth And Manipulation Of Ethnic Associations, 2019 Saint Mary’s Academy
Katanga Secession: The Growth And Manipulation Of Ethnic Associations, Hannah L. Mohtadi
Young Historians Conference
The Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains one of the most minerally rich regions in the world, leading to many political and social interferences by foreign powers hoping to secure a part of the wealth. Following decades of oppressive colonial rule, the Democratic Republic of Congo gained independence from Belgium in 1960, sparking a violent political shift and allowing a secessionist movement to take place in Katanga. While it is commonly held that foreign powers manipulated indigenous leaders in order to remain a powerful source within the community, this assertion is inaccurate. Although external powers undoubtedly shaped ...
Reevaluating African Women’S Inheritance Rights In Indigenous Customary Law And Statutory National Law, 2019 Brigham Young University
Reevaluating African Women’S Inheritance Rights In Indigenous Customary Law And Statutory National Law, Mallory Matheson, Ashleigh Heinze
When indigenous customary law violates women’s rights, how can national legal systems ensure justice for women while respecting regional cultural sovereignty? Which entities, if any, hold the jurisdiction to enforce compliance with statutory national law--and should they? I examine the tension between indigenous customary and statutory national law on women’s inheritance rights in Botswana, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. I argue that grassroots efforts to induce gender-based societal change must develop in tandem with institutional and legal reformation, as gender-egalitarian sociocultural foundations will best incentivize compliance with women’s inheritance rights. I propose three key tasks: mobilize women to achieve ...
Labor Migration And Social Networking: Maasai Labor Migrants In Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Elise Rakoff
Undergraduate Honors Theses
Tanzania’s Maasai communities have historically occupied the northern and northeastern regions of the country, employing semi-nomadic and pastoralist practices. However, since the late 1990s, influxes of young, male Wamaasai have migrated to urban centers seeking economic and social opportunity, to diversify income when environmental changes limit the efficacy of pastoralism, and for other various reasons to be discussed herein. This research investigates the rural to urban migration of Maasai labor migrants from the northern regions to the coastal economic center of Dar es Salaam, utilizing ethnographic research and structured conversations.
Further, this research explores the processes through which urban ...
Crise Linguistique En Algérie: Les Conséquences De L’Arabisation, 2019 Arcadia University
Crise Linguistique En Algérie: Les Conséquences De L’Arabisation, Lily Keener
Senior Capstone Theses
This essay details the implementation and eventual failure of the Arabization policies intended to reinstate and reform Arabophone and Islamic culture in Algeria after independence. I lay out the actions taken by the ruling party (the FLN) against the three main languages spoken in Algeria - Algerian Arabic, French, and Berber - through various laws and even in the language of the Algerian constitution. Ultimately, I conclude that the attempted repression of these languages is an injustice against the Algerian people and should desist for the good of the country.
Analysis Of Scholarly Communication On Phonology During 2000 - 2017: A Scientometric Study, 2019 Annamalai University
Analysis Of Scholarly Communication On Phonology During 2000 - 2017: A Scientometric Study, Sadik Batcha M, Chaturbhuj S B
Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
The study is aimed to find out the authorship pattern and the collaboration trends in the field of phonology. In the study, Collaborative index, Degree of collaboration, Collaborative Coefficient, Relative growth rate and Doubling time these Scientometric indicators were used. The study found that the Degree of Collaboration is 0.5 which reveals the average relationship between singled authored papers and muli-authored papers. Collaboration Coefficient and Modified Collaboration Coefficient is less than 0.5, it means there were fewer trends of authors collaboration. But the study found slight growth from 1013 to 2015 and again decreased. As per the study ...
Black Women Personhood.Png, 2019 University of Central Florida
Black Women Personhood.Png, Lynell Hodge
Lynell Hodge, EdD
Inked Bodies, Blank Pages; A Study Of Amazigh Tattooing, 2019 Illinois State University
Inked Bodies, Blank Pages; A Study Of Amazigh Tattooing, Hannah Mesouani
Theses and Dissertations
The tradition of Moroccan Amazigh tattooing reflects the values and lived experiences of the communities that partake in this sacred practice. Adorning their fellow women with symbols of protection, tribe alliances and fertility, Amazigh women display their core values on face and body that come to represent their community. The power of these images and the women that wear them have stood the test of time, even in a newly male-dominated, Islamic Morocco that frowns upon body modification and promotes a nationalism that leaves little room for Amazigh tradition. In a corner of the world where literacy rates are low ...
Rees Odeil And Patti Mattox Bryant Papers, (1957-2007), 2019 Abilene Christian University
Rees Odeil And Patti Mattox Bryant Papers, (1957-2007), Rees Odeil Bryant, Patti Mattox Bryant
Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids
Finding aid for the Rees Odeil and Patti Mattox Bryant Papers, (1957-2007).
Finding Aid For Rees Odeil And Patti Mattox Bryant Papers, 2019 Abilene Christian University
Finding Aid For Rees Odeil And Patti Mattox Bryant Papers, Patti Mattox Bryant, Rees Odeil Bryant
Rees Odeil and Patti Mattox Bryant Papers
Finding aid for the Rees Odeil and Patti Mattox Bryant Papers.
White Plight: A Review Of White Kids: Growing Up With Privilege In A Racially Divided America, 2019 Mississippi State University
White Plight: A Review Of White Kids: Growing Up With Privilege In A Racially Divided America, Angela S. Farmer
Journal of Research Initiatives
The United States of America offers the promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. However, even as fellow Americans find themselves firmly ensconced in the 21st century, it is clear that equality of opportunity is not available for all.
In newly published, "White Kids" (Hagerman, 2018), unveils the reality witnessed daily in schools across the nation. Some children are afforded enhanced benefits based on the school they attend and the settings in which they are raised. Rather than allowing this evidence to stand alone; however, the author spends years with a group of students who attend a variety ...
Couvrant Les Yeux, Les Oreilles Et La Bouche: How The Musée Royale De Batoufam Preserves Tradition And Culture For Multiple Audiences And Perspectives, Julia Hirsch
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
Museums are important to study as a way of representing, preserving, and teaching culture. In this study, I wanted to explore how James Clifford’s exhibitionary complex, about the interactions of the viewer, the museum, and the represented culture, applies in the unique case of Musée Royale de Batoufam, a living site museum full of art and rich with tradition. In studying this, I examined the way different audiences use the museum and how the museum can preserve the idea of the coexistence of modernity and tradition, which is integral to Batoufam life, for all audiences. In conducting 20 interviews ...
"It Is Our Own Thing": The Expression Of And Limits To Enculturation At St. Joseph's Anglophone Parish, Kayleigh Kaminski
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
Down a small side street in the heart of Yaoundé, Cameroon, St. Joseph’s Anglophone Parish houses worshippers from the Northwest and Southwest regions of the country. Its members bring their cultural traditions to the church in the process of enculturation, and mass is filled with clergy-sanctioned elements of traditional culture, but beyond its walls, people still carry out the traditional practices that are deemed as “non-Christian” by the Church. This study seeks to examine the ways that traditional culture manifests itself both inside and outside St. Joseph’s Anglophone Parish, exploring the ways in which tradition is translated in ...
"Root Causes Not Symptoms": Sustainable Organizational Structures, Réseau De Lutte Contre La Faim: The Decision-Making Process In Combatting Systemic Issues, Ambar Deleon
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
This paper attempts to understand the basis for how an organization structures itself and their vision. This research draws its focus to the civil society sector in Cameroon, particularly looking at Reseau de Lutte Contre la Faim (RELUFA) and their organizational structure in the battling against systemic issues. The main research question for this study looked at how RELUFA reflects and monitors its performance to keep the organization sustainable in the long-term. For this research the methodology included interviews, observations and secondary resources along with tertiary resources that offered the context for the analytical part of this research. The interviews ...
Rwanda: Culture, Society And Reconstruction Cel, 2019 Western University
Rwanda: Culture, Society And Reconstruction Cel, Misha Apel
SASAH 4th Year Capstone and Other Projects: Presentations
After taking French 3140B: Rwanda: Culture, Society and Reconstruction herself in first year, Misha once again delved into the course this year as a Teacher's Assistant. In her final report and presentation, Misha reflects on the lessons she learned from the course, as well as how the experience has led her to pursue her passion through a highly competitive internship program with the Ontario Legislature and into Law School.
African Affinity Mask, 2019 Humboldt State University
African Affinity Mask, Giselle M. Strauss
Toyon Literary Magazine
The Tongue-Tied Imagination [Table Of Contents], 2019 Fordham University
The Tongue-Tied Imagination [Table Of Contents], Tobias Warner
Should a writer work in a former colonial language or in a vernacular? The language question was one of the great, intractable problems that haunted postcolonial literatures in the twentieth century, but it has since acquired a reputation as a dead end for narrow nationalism.
Focusing on the case of Senegal, Warner investigates the intersection of French and Wolof. Drawing on an under-studied corpus of novels, poetry, and films in both languages, the book traces the emergence of a politics of language from colonization through independence to the era of neoliberal development.
Refusing to see the turn to vernacular languages ...
Obat Aborsi Malang Jual Obat Aborsi Penggugur Kandungn Janin Kuat 3 Jam Langsung Gugur, 2019 Bryant University