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Proyecto De Investigación: La Primera Agencia Espacial Mexicana: La Comisión Nacional Del Espacio Exterior (1962-1977), J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal Dec 2010

Proyecto De Investigación: La Primera Agencia Espacial Mexicana: La Comisión Nacional Del Espacio Exterior (1962-1977), J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

No abstract provided.


Proyecto De Investigación: Los Mexicanos En Las Operaciones De La Segunda Guerra Mundial, J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal Dec 2010

Proyecto De Investigación: Los Mexicanos En Las Operaciones De La Segunda Guerra Mundial, J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

No abstract provided.


Faithful To A Fault: Was It Really Necessary To Remake "Let The Right One" In In English?, Kevin Taylor Anderson, Salman Hameed Oct 2010

Faithful To A Fault: Was It Really Necessary To Remake "Let The Right One" In In English?, Kevin Taylor Anderson, Salman Hameed

Kevin Taylor Anderson

No abstract provided.


Many Lohias? Appropriations Of Lohia In Karnataka, Chandan Gowda Oct 2010

Many Lohias? Appropriations Of Lohia In Karnataka, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

Analysing Rammanohar Lohia’s reception in the spheres of party politics, social movements and literature in Karnataka, it emerges that his impact on electoral politics in the state was not substantial. However, key policy innovations such as Devaraj Urs’ land reforms and pro-backward class policies in the 1970s owed a debt to Lohia. He was also a major influence on social and literary movements in the state. Besides inspiring some of the key leaders of the farmers’ movement, Lohia contributed to the distinctiveness of the dalit movement in Karnataka. His ideas on caste, language and individual freedom also inspired the ...


Progress In Human Development: Are We On The Right Path, Hippu Sk Nathan, Srijit Mishra Sep 2010

Progress In Human Development: Are We On The Right Path, Hippu Sk Nathan, Srijit Mishra

Srijit Mishra

The conventional measure of Human Development Index (HDI) is a linear average across dimensions, HDI1. Under this, poor attainments in any dimension gets perfectly compensated for better attainments in any other dimension HDI2, which is based on Euclidean distance measuring shortfall from the ideal, addresses the above anomaly. In our analysis of progress, we use HDI2 to develop the notion of an ideal path and penalty to capture deviation from this; and a measure of fluctuation. The measures are applied to 127 countries for the period 1990-2004. The results show that Sub-Saharan countries have suffered on account of sharp decline ...


Editorial: Emerging Issues In Developmental And Sectoral Performance - The Indian Experience, Sushanta Mallick, Srijit Mishra Sep 2010

Editorial: Emerging Issues In Developmental And Sectoral Performance - The Indian Experience, Sushanta Mallick, Srijit Mishra

Srijit Mishra

The selected six papers focused on different aspects of development policy. The aim is to put together diverse development issues and their implications in different segments of an economy, which are critical issues for low- and middle-income countries in a globalised financial system that places high risk for greater capital mobility into these countries. This special issue focuses on different structural aspects that can give rise to varying degrees of country-specific risks. While the first two papers investigate challenges facing development or improvement in standard of living, the next two papers focus on labour market reform and trade liberalisation in ...


The Invisible Hook. The Hidden Economics Of Pirates. Peter T. Leeson, Procesos De Mercado. Revista Europea De Economía Política, Mario Šilar Sep 2010

The Invisible Hook. The Hidden Economics Of Pirates. Peter T. Leeson, Procesos De Mercado. Revista Europea De Economía Política, Mario Šilar

Mario Šilar

No abstract provided.


Piratas Y Corsarios En La Era Digital, Mario Šilar, Alejandro Néstor García Martínez Sep 2010

Piratas Y Corsarios En La Era Digital, Mario Šilar, Alejandro Néstor García Martínez

Mario Šilar

http://www.unav.es/nuestrotiempo/es/temas/piratas-y-corsarios-en-la-era-digital


Archiving From Above, Chandan Gowda Sep 2010

Archiving From Above, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Village Deities - An Interview With Siddalingaiah, Chandan Gowda Aug 2010

Village Deities - An Interview With Siddalingaiah, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


The Idea Of Karnataka - An Interview With Ur Ananthamurthy, Chandan Gowda Aug 2010

The Idea Of Karnataka - An Interview With Ur Ananthamurthy, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


Food Etc. - An Essay By Rahmat Tarikere, Seminar (Special Issue: Karnataka Vignettes), Chandan Gowda Aug 2010

Food Etc. - An Essay By Rahmat Tarikere, Seminar (Special Issue: Karnataka Vignettes), Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

No abstract provided.


"Advance Mysore" : The Cultural Logic Of A Developmental State, Chandan Gowda Jul 2010

"Advance Mysore" : The Cultural Logic Of A Developmental State, Chandan Gowda

Chandan Gowda

What governs state interests in development in formerly colonised societies? Conventional social science accounts stress politico-economic variables, particularly the need for capital accumulation. By means of a detailed analysis of the Bhadravati Iron Works, an ambitious industrial project in the state of Mysore in colonial India, it is demonstrated that mechanisms are also important in state-led development. Locational disadvantages, technical problems, and increased production costs made the iron plant an unprofitable venture from its inception. The state, however, kept the plant operational on grounds of its pedagogic value for local society. A claim for civilisational recognition for India’s capacity ...


What Does Prehistoric Anthropology Have To Do With Modern Political Philosophy? Evidence Of Five False Claims, Karl Widerquist Jun 2010

What Does Prehistoric Anthropology Have To Do With Modern Political Philosophy? Evidence Of Five False Claims, Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist

This paper is a very early and very preliminary report of some of the findings from the research project, "Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy." The project will lead to at least one book, perhaps two. The basic argument of the project is that influential, modern political theories often rely on dubious claims about prehistory. It examines the political philosophy literature to show how these claims are used as essential premises in influential arguments. It then examines evidence from anthropology, archaeology, and history to show that these claims are dubious. This paper previews many of the findings from the book.


The Sexton's House Has A Ritual Concealment: Late Nineteenth-Century Negotiations Of Double Consciousness At A Black Family Home In Sussex County, New Jersey, Megan E. Springate Jun 2010

The Sexton's House Has A Ritual Concealment: Late Nineteenth-Century Negotiations Of Double Consciousness At A Black Family Home In Sussex County, New Jersey, Megan E. Springate

Megan E. Springate

No abstract provided.


The Emplotment Of Human Dignity And Social Responsibility: College Health Promotion Comes Of Age In The Time Of Aids, Raymond Quirolgico May 2010

The Emplotment Of Human Dignity And Social Responsibility: College Health Promotion Comes Of Age In The Time Of Aids, Raymond Quirolgico

Raymond Quirolgico

At the end of 2003, between 1,039,000 and 1,185,000 persons in the United States were living with HIV/AIDS (Glynn and Rhodes 2005) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 40,000 more persons in the U.S. become infected with HIV each year (CDC 2003). According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the international statistics are even more sobering: there were approximately 39.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2004, and an estimated 4.9 million ...


Earthquake Anxiety May Be Indicator Of Future Trouble, Cari Bourette Apr 2010

Earthquake Anxiety May Be Indicator Of Future Trouble, Cari Bourette

Cari Bourette

No abstract provided.


Conference Proceedings 3rd International Scientific Conference On “Energy Systems With It” At Alvsjö Fair In Association With Energitinget March 16-17 2010, Dr. Erik Dahlquist, Dr. Jenny Palm Mar 2010

Conference Proceedings 3rd International Scientific Conference On “Energy Systems With It” At Alvsjö Fair In Association With Energitinget March 16-17 2010, Dr. Erik Dahlquist, Dr. Jenny Palm

Dr. Erik Dahlquist

2010 “The Energiting” is performed for the 12th time. The International Scientific conference is arranged for the 3rd time. The organisers are Swedish Energy Agency, Mälardalen University and the Research School for Energy Systems with LiU, KTH, UU and CTH. The first topic will be “Energy systems” covering use of renewable energy sources, energy conversion and process efficiency improvement with new technologies, as well as societal aspects of the introduction of new technologies. The second topic is “Energy and IT”. This covers energy and load management, interaction between production, distribution and “consumption”, usage of data for decision support and control ...


Squatters Budgeree: Pipes For The Australian Market Recovered At The Homestead Of A Free Black Family In Sussex County, New Jersey, Megan E. Springate Mar 2010

Squatters Budgeree: Pipes For The Australian Market Recovered At The Homestead Of A Free Black Family In Sussex County, New Jersey, Megan E. Springate

Megan E. Springate

An archaeological data recovery was recently completed by Richard Grubb & Associates, Inc. at the Cooper-Mann House site (28-Sx-399), owned from 1862 through 1909 by a single free African-American family in Sussex Borough (formerly known as Deckertown), Sussex County, New Jersey. These excavations were done in advance of a New Jersey Department of Transportation project to realign State Route 23 through the area; the Cooper-Mann House site was considered significant for its long association with the Mann family. Excavations were conducted in 1999 around the exterior of the house, and in 2008, in the building's interior prior to demolition (Richard Grubb & Associates 2001, 2010a). Among the artifacts recovered were two white clay stem fragments from Squatters Budgeree pipes – a design manufactured in England and perhaps in Scotland specifically for the Australian market. No other examples of these smoking pipes are known on sites outside of Australia, New Zealand, and a manufacturing site ...


Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos Aka Marc Guerrero Jan 2010

Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos Aka Marc Guerrero

Emmanuel Mario B Santos aka Marc Guerrero

MANIFEST GREATNESS vf24jan2010 WE COME TOGETHER THERE OUGHT TO BE NO POOR WE TAKE CHARGE.


Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott Jan 2010

Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott

Cory A. Willmott

Today, generations after the adoption of European styles, Amerindian peoples’ everyday clothing is almost indistinguishable from that of other residents of North America. Until recently their culturally distinct clothing has been mainly reserved for ceremonial occasions such as powwows and religious rituals. This bifurcation of clothing styles and contexts parallels the dichotomy between ‘traditional’ and ‘assimilated’ Native identity that has been imposed by the dominant society. The dichotomy is a double bind: adopting ‘traditional’ identities, Native peoples are cast into a static ahistorical frame, while appearing ‘assimilated’ erases cultural distinctiveness. In both cases, Native peoples cannot effectively stake claims to ...


On Blushing, Lee T. Nutini Jan 2010

On Blushing, Lee T. Nutini

Lee T Nutini

Guided by Darwin's writing, an intensive look at one of the most interesting and inexplicable phenomenons of human emotion.


Macusani Obsidian From Southern Peru: A Characterization Of Its Elemental Composition With A Demonstration Of Its Ancient Use, Nathan M. Craig, Robert Speakman, R. Popelka-Filcoff, Mark Aldenderfer, Luis Flores Blanco, Margaret Brown Vega, Michael Glasscock, Charles Stanish Jan 2010

Macusani Obsidian From Southern Peru: A Characterization Of Its Elemental Composition With A Demonstration Of Its Ancient Use, Nathan M. Craig, Robert Speakman, R. Popelka-Filcoff, Mark Aldenderfer, Luis Flores Blanco, Margaret Brown Vega, Michael Glasscock, Charles Stanish

Nathan M Craig

Transparent obsidian artifacts have been reported for the northern Lake Titicaca Basin. Based on instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) of these artifacts a distinct chemical group was identified. Yet, the location of the source of transparent obsidian in the southern Andes remained unreported in the archaeological literature. This paper reports on the chemical composition and geographic location of a source of transparent obsidian from the Macusani region of Peru. Through the use of INAA and portable X-ray fluorescence (PXRF) we demonstrate that Macusani obsidian or macusanite comprises (at least) two chemical groups. One of these groups was used for making ...


American Adoption Access Laws Are And Policies Are Upside Down And Backwards, Mirah Riben Jan 2010

American Adoption Access Laws Are And Policies Are Upside Down And Backwards, Mirah Riben

Mirah Riben

Adoption seals original birth certificates not just from the public, but from the parties named therein. The author argues against the claim that there is any need to continue these antiquated laws to "prtoect" mothers' anonymity.


Subtexts In Multiple Texts Of Globalization: A Case Of Tribal Travails In Orissa, Shalina Mehta, Chakraverti Mahajan Jan 2010

Subtexts In Multiple Texts Of Globalization: A Case Of Tribal Travails In Orissa, Shalina Mehta, Chakraverti Mahajan

Chakraverti Mahajan

No abstract provided.


Histoires Déchirées, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira Jan 2010

Histoires Déchirées, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

No abstract provided.


Allégories D’Une Nation Dilacérée : Le Sertão De Glauber Rocha, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira Jan 2010

Allégories D’Une Nation Dilacérée : Le Sertão De Glauber Rocha, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

No abstract provided.


Holistic Medicine Not "Torture": Performing Acupuncture In Galway, Ireland, Kevin Taylor Anderson Jan 2010

Holistic Medicine Not "Torture": Performing Acupuncture In Galway, Ireland, Kevin Taylor Anderson

Kevin Taylor Anderson

This article examines how the aesthetic design of clinics and interactive discourse 5 and rituals construct the social reality of acupuncture sessions as a form of holistic medical therapy. Verbal and nonverbal interactions create an appealing medical environment but also help prevent the emergence of undesired counter-realities (e.g., pain, biomedical intervention). Based on observations of acupuncture sessions conducted in Galway, Ireland, I illustrate how 10 ambiance and aesthetic elements of clinics create a complex medico-cultural environment that balances oppositional associations (Western=non-Western, exoticism=convention, medical alterity=medical professionalism). Patients inter- viewed continually referred to acupuncture as a natural and ...


Library Access And Equity For First Nations, Metis, And Inuit Peoples, Mary G. Kosta Jan 2010

Library Access And Equity For First Nations, Metis, And Inuit Peoples, Mary G. Kosta

Mary G Kosta

The Canadian Library Association Code of Ethics includes the duty of librarians to provide equitable access to libraries for all users. In the case of the indigenous peoples of Canada, the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI), we are not living up to our professional responsibilities. FNMI peoples do not use public and academic libraries in high numbers because of barriers to access and lack of equitable services. It is our responsibility as librarians to understand what barriers exist, and why, and to look for ways to eliminate them.


Regional Patterns Of Fortification And Single Forts: Evaluating The Articulation Of Regional Sociopolitical Dynamics With Localized Phenomena, Margaret Brown Vega Jan 2010

Regional Patterns Of Fortification And Single Forts: Evaluating The Articulation Of Regional Sociopolitical Dynamics With Localized Phenomena, Margaret Brown Vega

Margaret Brown Vega

No abstract provided.