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Oriki Ogun (Praise Of The God Of Iron) By Mayowa Adeyemo, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Oludaisi Aina, Mayowa Adeyemo Jul 2013

Oriki Ogun (Praise Of The God Of Iron) By Mayowa Adeyemo, Aaron Carter-Enyi, David Oludaisi Aina, Mayowa Adeyemo

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Lagos State University music student, Mayowa Adeyemo, praises Ogun (Yoruba Orisha/God of Iron). Recorded on July 26, 2013 at Peter King College of Music near Badagry, Lagos State.


The Relationship Between Skin Complexion And Social Outcomes: How Colorism Affects The Lives Of African-American Women, Tayler J. Mathews May 2013

The Relationship Between Skin Complexion And Social Outcomes: How Colorism Affects The Lives Of African-American Women, Tayler J. Mathews

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Colorism continues to be a relevant topic of study because of its capacity to stratify within a marginalized community. The color hierarchy that values light complexions over dark specifically affects African-American women as these women are often treated and evaluated based solely on physicality. Empirically, women with light skin experience greater success in relationships, education, and employment. Furthermore, they report high levels of confidence. This quantitative study examines how colorism affects African-American college women's social capital and self-esteem. Utilizing Cooley's concept of the looking glass self as well as Gofiftnan's concept of stigma, a theoretical framework is ...


Organizational Change Within Human Service Organizations: A Study On The Relationship Between Public Housing Authority Employee's Perceptions On Readiness, Climate, And Process Change And Employee Status, Angela Nicole Bullock May 2013

Organizational Change Within Human Service Organizations: A Study On The Relationship Between Public Housing Authority Employee's Perceptions On Readiness, Climate, And Process Change And Employee Status, Angela Nicole Bullock

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This study examines public housing authority employees' perceptions of readiness, climate and process of change and employee status. Sixty-six (66) survey participants were selected for this study utilizing convenience sampling. The survey participants were current public housing authority employees who underwent organizational change. The survey in this study, Organizational Change Questionnaire- Climate of Change, Processes and Readiness (OCQ-CPR), utilized a four-point continuum Likert scale. Frequency distribution, cross tabulations and the statistical test of chi-square were used to analyze the relationship between the variables. The findings of the study indicated that there was no statistical relationship between the variables.