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I Go Gray.Com: A Photographic Celebration And Oral History Of Gray-Haired Women, Tabitha Deering 2019 Dominican University of California

I Go Gray.Com: A Photographic Celebration And Oral History Of Gray-Haired Women, Tabitha Deering

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

This paper describes the creation of the igogray.com website which celebrates gray-haired women by featuring their oral histories and showcasing the aesthetic beauty of gray hair through fine art photography. The website is a platform to listen to what gray-haired women have to say on the subject of gray hair, and to encourage the audience to take a closer look at gray-haired women. When the author stopped dyeing her gray hair she experienced an ageist shift in society’s perceptions toward her, and she wondered if other graying women were having the same types of experiences, so this project ...


Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari 2019 Fordham University

Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari

Religion

This book explores how traces of the energies and dynamics of Orthodox Christian theology and anthropology may be observed in the clinical work of depth psychology. Looking to theology to express its own religious truths and to psychology to see whether these truth claims show up in healing modalities, the author creatively engages both disciplines in order to highlight the possibilities for healing contained therein. Dynamis of Healing elucidates how theology and psychology are by no means fundamentally at odds with each other, but rather can work together in a beautiful and powerful synergia to address both the deepest needs ...


You Were Home: Women's Work And Creation In Darren Aronofsky's Mother!, Sydney Rice 2019 Murray State University

You Were Home: Women's Work And Creation In Darren Aronofsky's Mother!, Sydney Rice

Honors College Theses

In my senior honors thesis, I analyze Darren Aronofsky’s film, mother!,as an allegory centered around man’s effect on the earth’s environment and, inherently, the female experience. mother!is an allegory about the shriveling earth that uses the Christian creation narrative to drive its plot, but because the film is centered in Mother's limited perspective, it is a film about the experience of woman's devalued creation and the struggle to move from the object into the subject. I argue that because the story is grounded in a female character, the mother, it describes the struggles ...


Analog To Digital Preservation Of The “Women Trailblazers In The Law” Oral History Project, Camelia Naranch, Carol Wilson 2019 Stanford Law School, Robert Crown Law Library

Analog To Digital Preservation Of The “Women Trailblazers In The Law” Oral History Project, Camelia Naranch, Carol Wilson

Digital Initiatives Symposium

In November 2018, Stanford Law School Library unveiled to the public an online exhibit of more than 100 oral histories of American women lawyers, scholars, judges, and government officials who helped diversify the legal profession in the late twentieth century. Called the “Women Trailblazers in the Law” Oral History Project, it is a collaboration between Stanford Law School Library and the American Bar Association. Our presentation discusses the details of the analog to digital preservation process, whereby the physical collection was converted into digital formats suitable for long term archival storage as well as online access for the general public ...


From Unseen To Undaunted: Mrs. Tulliver’S Rise In The Mill On The Floss, Anemone Hansen 2019 Pepperdine University

From Unseen To Undaunted: Mrs. Tulliver’S Rise In The Mill On The Floss, Anemone Hansen

Seaver College Research And Scholarly Achievement Symposium

In George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss, Mrs. Tulliver seems to be a two-dimensional character who favors her steady son Tom over her passionate daughter Maggie. At face value, Mrs. Tulliver is the passive object who suffers the consequences of her husband’s ego and her sister’s family pride because she makes no decisions on her own. However, in the last book of the novel, Maggie comes back home in disgrace, and Mrs. Tulliver makes the drastic decision to leave Tom and the conventional life he represents in order to align herself with Maggie. Mrs. Tulliver’s ...


Queering Media Archaeology, Mira Stolpe Törneman 2019 Linköping University, Sweden.

Queering Media Archaeology, Mira Stolpe Törneman

communication +1

This contribution outlines a theory of the performative nature of queer media agency. Drawing on key concepts in the work of Judith Butler and Michel Foucault, it looks at how media themselves can be queer and act subversively in relation to a historically contingent discursive order as well as on the impact of the continuum between material bodies and media as they are reconfigured in the digital. It highlights repetition and reproducibility as shared core concerns of queer theory and media archaeology and seeks to show that the former has a lot of bearing on the latter. Queer theory also ...


Why Girls? The Importance Of Developing Gender-Specific Health Promotion Programs For Adolescent Girls, Amanda Birnbaum, Tracy R. Nichols 2019 University of North Carolina

Why Girls? The Importance Of Developing Gender-Specific Health Promotion Programs For Adolescent Girls, Amanda Birnbaum, Tracy R. Nichols

Amanda Birnbaum

Adolescence is a time when many girls begin to develop unhealthy behaviors that can affect myriad short- and long-term health outcomes across their lifespan.2There is evidence that smoking, physical activity, and diet are habituated during adolescence, and some physiologic processes of adolescence, such as peak bone mass development, have direct effects on future health.3-4 Establishing healthy practices, beliefs and knowledge among adolescent girls will decrease morbidity and mortality among adult women and potentially affect the health of men and children through women’s role as healthcare agents. This paper provides a brief review of lifestyle health behaviors among ...


Understanding The Transgender Patient, Hudson Tibbetts, MSN, RN 2019 LA County and USC

Understanding The Transgender Patient, Hudson Tibbetts, Msn, Rn

Evidence Based Practice Conference

No abstract provided.


Transgender Health Care Needs: Can We Improve The Care Of Our Lgbtqia Patient Population?, Christine Marshall, RN, MSN, CEN, CN IV 2019 Providence St. Joseph Health

Transgender Health Care Needs: Can We Improve The Care Of Our Lgbtqia Patient Population?, Christine Marshall, Rn, Msn, Cen, Cn Iv

Evidence Based Practice Conference

No abstract provided.


Preparing Social Workers For Practice With Lgbt Populations Affected By Substance Use: Perceptions From Students, Alumni And Service Providers, Michael P. Dentato PhD, MSW, Brian Kelly, Michael R. Lloyd, Nikki Busch 2019 Loyola University Chicago

Preparing Social Workers For Practice With Lgbt Populations Affected By Substance Use: Perceptions From Students, Alumni And Service Providers, Michael P. Dentato Phd, Msw, Brian Kelly, Michael R. Lloyd, Nikki Busch

Brian L.Kelly

Trends in the field of service among those with alcohol and other drug addictions highlight the urgent need for schools of social work to effectively train students to serve clients with substance use disorders, and have cultural humility to effectively serve disproportionately affected LGBT consumers. Online surveys and interviews examined perceptions of graduate social work students and alumni in a certified alcohol and drug counselor program, along with several service providers within an urban setting in the US. Results indicated that students and alumni did not feel adequately prepared through coursework to practice with LGBT populations affected by substance use ...


An Insight To Women In Construction For Fostering Female Careers In Sri Lankan Construction Industry, Srivishagan Vijayaragunathan, Thalpage Rasanthi 2019 Bridgewater State University

An Insight To Women In Construction For Fostering Female Careers In Sri Lankan Construction Industry, Srivishagan Vijayaragunathan, Thalpage Rasanthi

Journal of International Women's Studies

The construction industry is one of the largest sectors in Sri Lanka. Since, there is rapid growth of new technologies in today’s global market, there is a need to foster human skills and knowledge related to employment in the sector. However, the Sri Lankan construction industry is facing technical and managerial skill shortages as well as worker capacity issues. Further, the industry is facing industrial issues such as delivering timely project completion, within budget and for desired quality. ‘Women in construction’ has been a topic of concern by many nations, for many years. Given the rapid growth and demand ...


Lifestyle Change Of Female Farmers Through Cpec’S Coal Power Plant Project Initiative, Komal Niazi, Guoqiang He, Shakir Ullah 2019 Bridgewater State University

Lifestyle Change Of Female Farmers Through Cpec’S Coal Power Plant Project Initiative, Komal Niazi, Guoqiang He, Shakir Ullah

Journal of International Women's Studies

This paper focuses on the impact to women engaged in agriculture specific to the construction of Sahiwal Coal Power Plant project in Qadirabad, Punjab, Pakistan. The power plant was developed in relation to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative. This plant was built on private [agricultural] lands. This study, relies on data collected via a field survey, judgmental sampling, and case study methods. Observations and data collected surface the changing occupational roles of women, who prior to the development of the coal plant had been employed primarily as agricultural workers. A noted adjustment of female labor to domestic service and ...


Roll Up Your Sleeves: Why Is It Important To Highlight Gender In Agriculture?, Mariela Mamaril, Jinky Leilanie Lu 2019 Bridgewater State University

Roll Up Your Sleeves: Why Is It Important To Highlight Gender In Agriculture?, Mariela Mamaril, Jinky Leilanie Lu

Journal of International Women's Studies

Gender and poverty combine to put a burden on the status of women farm workers. On top of that, women’s contribution in agriculture, albeit important to the overall agricultural chain, is commonly overlooked. This study looked into the time-use of women in agriculture, relative to men in the largest rice producing community in the Philippines. The methodology included key informant interviews of nine women, a survey questionnaire to a total of 159 individuals form the farming household, and a time-motion study of women’s work in raising livestock during a whole day. The data revealed that women are involved ...


Pluralizing Discourses: Multinationals And Gender Equality, Marianna Leite 2019 Bridgewater State University

Pluralizing Discourses: Multinationals And Gender Equality, Marianna Leite

Journal of International Women's Studies

This article investigates the impact of multinational corporations with respect to the concept of gender equality. According to legal pluralism theory, in every society, two or more legal systems not belonging to a single ‘system’ coexist. It is, however, unknown to what extent non-state actors contribute to the ‘bending and breaking’ of rules in legal systems that are inherently pluralistic in the juristic sense. Although, the use of the language of rights has grown rapidly amongst development policy and practice, the rhetoric of formal rights as advocated by international development bodies has not always improved the everyday reality. This is ...


Focus On Domestic Violence In Bangladesh: A Study From Criminological Perspectives, Khandaker Farzana Rahman 2019 Bridgewater State University

Focus On Domestic Violence In Bangladesh: A Study From Criminological Perspectives, Khandaker Farzana Rahman

Journal of International Women's Studies

Bangladesh is a patriarchal society where powerlessness and vulnerability are associated with women’s lives, as they are often found in positions where they are dominated and subjugated by men. Women are often controlled by their father, husband and son at different phases of their lives, and due to this reason a woman commonly has risk of experiencing domestic violence within her family. Though Bangladesh is experiencing a relatively high level of gender equality for South Asia, it is still not very surprising that a husband is more likely to assault and/or batter his educated/financially solvent wife if ...


Early Marriage In Nepal: Prospects For Schoolgirls, Nub Raj Bhandari 2019 Bridgewater State University

Early Marriage In Nepal: Prospects For Schoolgirls, Nub Raj Bhandari

Journal of International Women's Studies

Nepal has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world; the prevalence is even higher in Terai region. There has been an observable correlation between marriage and education leading to the general assumption that girls attending school are less likely to be married at an early age compared with counterparts that have either dropped out of school or have not been in school. This paper assesses the causality between school attendance and likelihood of marriage. The study relies on a qualitative assessment conducted at 5 schools in Dhanusha, a district in Province 2 of Nepal. Participants in the ...


The Taboo Of Sex Within Gender Based Violence Prevention: Localising The Gender And Development Paradigm In Cambodia, Elena Robertson 2019 Bridgewater State University

The Taboo Of Sex Within Gender Based Violence Prevention: Localising The Gender And Development Paradigm In Cambodia, Elena Robertson

Journal of International Women's Studies

The Gender and Development (GAD) paradigm emerged out of decades of concerted effort by theorists, practitioners and feminists. GAD has attempted to bring women as individuals into the development institution and while this has no doubt contributed to considerable advances in women’s access to education, health care and employment, it has yet to greatly affect gender-based violence (GBV). GBV continues to plague development despite GAD’s best efforts. Recent research suggests that this may be linked to the paradigm’s inability to address female sexuality in and of itself. Female sex and sexuality continue to be taboo at global ...


Deconstructing Theory-Practice: Re-Thinking Methodology, Swarnima Kriti 2019 Bridgewater State University

Deconstructing Theory-Practice: Re-Thinking Methodology, Swarnima Kriti

Journal of International Women's Studies

This paper is based on an ‘action research’ work (in Mardapoti, a largely Gond Adivasi village in Chhattisgarh, India) on the ‘gender-labor continuum in household spaces’, where I, along with a group of young women and men (who are within the age group of sixteen to twenty-two) re-thought research as ‘co-research with community’ (and not on community) and methodology (as actioning research and researching action) in the context of transforming the extant structure of the sexual division of labor in the village and the household. Together, we worked towards a deconstructive relation with the problem of the scarcity of water ...


Widows And Concubines: Tradition And Deviance In The Women Of Raja Rao’S Kanthapura, M. E. P. Runmuthugala 2019 Bridgewater State University

Widows And Concubines: Tradition And Deviance In The Women Of Raja Rao’S Kanthapura, M. E. P. Runmuthugala

Journal of International Women's Studies

Raja Rao’s 1938 novel Kanthapura depicts the impact of Gandhian thought on women and men, and this research focuses on the novel’s fashioning of female identities in terms of nationalism as espoused by Mahatma Gandhi. This analytical research paper hypothesises that although women constitute a considerable part of the narrative and have political agency, their identity is moulded by men to serve men’s nationalist interests: The paper contends that women must undergo transformation and refashioning of their identities for nationalism. The novel provides a strong argument for Mahatma Gandhi’s political ethic of empowering people and engages ...


Sacks Of Mutilated Breasts: Violence And Body Politics In South Asian Partition Literature, Antonia Navarro-Tejero 2019 Bridgewater State University

Sacks Of Mutilated Breasts: Violence And Body Politics In South Asian Partition Literature, Antonia Navarro-Tejero

Journal of International Women's Studies

The partition narratives of South Asian authors are testimony to the fact that women of all ethnic and religious backgrounds were the greatest victims of the newly created border between India and Pakistan in 1947. Women’s bodies were abducted, stripped naked, raped, mutilated (their breasts cut off), carved with religious symbols and murdered to be sent in train wagons to the “other” side of the border. Taking Bapsi Sidhwa’s novel Ice Candy Man/Cracking India (1988) as a narrative example of the importance of women’s point of view and as central figures of the violent conflict, we ...


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