Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

International and Area Studies Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

21,921 Full-Text Articles 15,157 Authors 7,701,723 Downloads 280 Institutions

All Articles in International and Area Studies

Faceted Search

21,921 full-text articles. Page 8 of 538.

Family History And Genealogy: The Benefits For The Listener, The Storyteller And The Community, Anna Lima 2019 Bridgewater State University

Family History And Genealogy: The Benefits For The Listener, The Storyteller And The Community, Anna Lima

Journal of Cape Verdean Studies

Thanks to the internet, discovering one’s ancestry is just a few clicks sway. Family histories and genealogies with intricate family trees filled with dates of birth, marriage dates, and death dates are meticulously documented for posterity. This process entails hours of research through census, immigration, baptism, and obituary records if you’re able to access them. There’s nothing greater for a genealogist to discover another generation of previously unknown ancestors and to tell the rest of your family. One would think that genealogy is a very new area of research since our ancestors obviously didn’t bother to ...


Kriola Culture Of Mobility: Towards A New Research Paradigm, Janine de Novais 2019 Bridgewater State University

Kriola Culture Of Mobility: Towards A New Research Paradigm, Janine De Novais

Journal of Cape Verdean Studies

Inspired by the display of ingenuity and resilience at the 2018 Poderoza Conference for Cabo Verdean women, this theoretical essay calls for research that takes up a Kriola culture of mobility (KCM). Neckerman, Carter and Lee (1999) define a minority culture of mobility as “a set of cultural elements that is associated with a minority group, and that provides strategies for managing economic mobility in the context of discrimination and group disadvantage.” After Neckerman and colleagues, I argue that KCM research can explore and clarify the intersectional and multicultural dynamics that attend the sociocultural mobility that Cabo Verdean women in ...


Youth And Politics: Is There Space For Youth In Cabo-Verdean Politics?, Aleida Mendes Borges 2019 Bridgewater State University

Youth And Politics: Is There Space For Youth In Cabo-Verdean Politics?, Aleida Mendes Borges

Journal of Cape Verdean Studies

All over Africa young people face serious economic, social and emotional challenges in their everyday lives as the generation hardest hit by the failures of neoliberalism (Honwana 2012). In the absence of political role models, this so-called ‘waithood generation’, has rejected traditionally understood notions of political participation associated with representative democracy and are taking the role of active citizens moving away from the ‘myopic obsession’ over voting and party systems.

In Cabo Verde in particular, where politics are characterised by vertical relations of everyday political life and citizen-state interactions, this paper analyses young people as a window to understanding broader ...


Where Blackness And Cape Verdeanness Intersect: Reflections On A Monoracial And Multiethnic Reality In The United States, Callie Watkins Liu 2019 Bridgewater State University

Where Blackness And Cape Verdeanness Intersect: Reflections On A Monoracial And Multiethnic Reality In The United States, Callie Watkins Liu

Journal of Cape Verdean Studies

As a Black American and fourth generation Cape Verdean American growing up in the United States, I’ve found that race and ethnicity are frequently conflated in ways that obscure my social reality and identity or put two integrated parts of myself into opposition with each other. In examining my own ethno-racial experience, I use critical race studies and identity construction to disentangle the structural concepts of race and ethnicity and build a frame work for understanding my own integrated existence within the United States. My personal trajectory is situated within the current and historical sociostructural context of Diaspora, White ...


A Note From Guest Editor, Terza A. Silva Lima-Neves 2019 Bridgewater State University

A Note From Guest Editor, Terza A. Silva Lima-Neves

Journal of Cape Verdean Studies

Our time is now. It is the time to redefine our identities in our own voices, reflecting our stories, creating legacies that we are all proud of leaving behind for future generations.

The valuable contributions made by Cabo Verdean women to their communities across the globe have been vast and diverse. However, if one does a search of the words or subject “Cabo Verdean women” or “Kriola”, the yielded results are of hypersexual, tightly dressed, and sensual beings. Similarly in music videos, social media and film, the Kriola is more often than not featured for her physical attributes and not ...


Foreword, 2019 Penn State Law

Foreword

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, 2019 Penn State Law

Table Of Contents

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Dedication, 2019 Penn State Law

Dedication

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Masthead, 2019 Penn State Law

Masthead

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Push For Corporate Human Trafficking Compliance Under The Trends Of Global Legislation, Adam Banks 2019 Penn State Law

The Push For Corporate Human Trafficking Compliance Under The Trends Of Global Legislation, Adam Banks

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Throwing A Flag On Roger Goodell’S Heavy Hand: A Comparison Of Nfl And Fifa Discipline And Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Sean W. Pie 2019 Penn State Law

Throwing A Flag On Roger Goodell’S Heavy Hand: A Comparison Of Nfl And Fifa Discipline And Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Sean W. Pie

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


Wherever We Go, We Leave A Trail: Surveillance And Sousveillance In The United States And United Kingdom, Allison Amatuzzo 2019 Penn State Law

Wherever We Go, We Leave A Trail: Surveillance And Sousveillance In The United States And United Kingdom, Allison Amatuzzo

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


It’S Dark And Hell Is Hot: Third Party Complicity In Jus In Bello Detainee Abuse And Torture, Charles L. Deibel, II 2019 Penn State Law

It’S Dark And Hell Is Hot: Third Party Complicity In Jus In Bello Detainee Abuse And Torture, Charles L. Deibel, Ii

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

“‘Do not try to do too much with your own hands.’”


Obtaining Relief Under The Convention Against Torture: On The Issue Of Volition, Thomas F. Brier, Jr., Esq. 2019 Penn State Law

Obtaining Relief Under The Convention Against Torture: On The Issue Of Volition, Thomas F. Brier, Jr., Esq.

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

No abstract provided.


“Foreign Agents,” Sovereignty, And Political Pluralism: How The Russian Foreign Agents Law Is Shaping Civil Society, Alexandra V. Orlova 2019 Penn State Law

“Foreign Agents,” Sovereignty, And Political Pluralism: How The Russian Foreign Agents Law Is Shaping Civil Society, Alexandra V. Orlova

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

During the 1990s, many Russian non-governmental organizations (“NGOs”) secured foreign funding and participated in transnational advocacy networks. However, in the early 2000s, Russian authorities attempted to regain control over foreign-funded NGOs’ activities, presenting these NGOs as national security threats. The 2012 Russian Foreign Agents Law and the resulting 2018 challenge before the European Court of Human Rights reflect contemporary Russian political rhetoric that views Western governments and their agents, including NGOs, as threats to Russian sovereignty and national security. However, legal challenges also de-politicize the issues by forcing all parties into the framework of legal argument, reflecting the decline of ...


Legalization And Norm Internalization: An Empirical Study Of International Human Rights Commitments Eliciting Public Support For Compliance, Matthew D. Kim, Ph.D. 2019 Penn State Law

Legalization And Norm Internalization: An Empirical Study Of International Human Rights Commitments Eliciting Public Support For Compliance, Matthew D. Kim, Ph.D.

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Past studies argue that states abide by international human rights laws because the ratification of human rights treaties elicits public demand for compliance. Yet, the extent to which human rights treaties affect public support for compliance is unclear. At times, legalization of norms seems to elicit substantial public support for compliance, but at other times, legalization seems to have little effect. This study incorporates the life cycle of norms to arrive at a deeper understanding of the conditions in which international legal commitments to human rights generate public support for compliance with human rights norms. Using a series of survey ...


Book Review, Fikresus Amahazion 2019 College of Arts and Social Sciences, Adi Keih, Eritrea

Book Review, Fikresus Amahazion

International Journal of African Development

Book review for How Sub-Saharan Africa Can Achieve Food Security and Ascend Its Economy to the Initial Stages of Light Industrialization by Woldezion Mesghinna. 881 pgs.. ISBN: 978-145753-963-3.


Effect Of Oil Price Shock On Monetary Policy In Nigeria: A Vector Autoregressive Analysis, Ama Agyeiwaa Abokwah 2019 Ambassador Enterprises

Effect Of Oil Price Shock On Monetary Policy In Nigeria: A Vector Autoregressive Analysis, Ama Agyeiwaa Abokwah

International Journal of African Development

This paper examines the effects of oil price shocks on interest rate, real GDP and real effective exchange rate in Nigeria using a vector autoregressive (VAR) model. The results from the impulse response function suggests that positive oil price shocks have no effect on the interest rate (monetary policy), real exchange rate and real GDP. This result suggests that monetary policy in Nigeria does not respond to oil price shocks. Both the impulse response functions and variance decomposition analysis to a large extent confirmed that oil price shocks are only able to explain a small proportion of the forecast error ...


Intergovernmental Authority On Development And East African Community: Viability Of Merger, Andualem Zewdie 2019 Ethiopian Civil Service University

Intergovernmental Authority On Development And East African Community: Viability Of Merger, Andualem Zewdie

International Journal of African Development

Constituting a regional economic community has immense benefits to the societies within a given region. Regional Economic Communities (RECs) would play an inevitable role in increasing people to people interactions and gradually forging interdependence in different sectors, which used to limit government to government. Often, such bondage within given RECs among states in general and societies in particular paves the way to address the ills of the respective societies in a collaborative manner. In fact, it is plausible to argue that there is a conducive environment to constitute and build up RECs in the present globalizing world. Parallel to the ...


Opportunities And Challenges For Community-Based Ecotourism Development: The Case Of Alatish National Park, Northwest Ethiopia, Kassegn Berhanu 2019 Maddawalabu University, Bale Robe, Ethiopia

Opportunities And Challenges For Community-Based Ecotourism Development: The Case Of Alatish National Park, Northwest Ethiopia, Kassegn Berhanu

International Journal of African Development

Contrary to traditional forms of tourism such as mass tourism, ecotourism has widely been recognized as an economic diversification and developmental tool, and an appropriate approach for conservation of natural resources for destinations with tourism heritage possessions as it provides protection and economic incentives. The aim of this study is to assess opportunities and challenges for community-based ecotourism development. A mixed research approach was devised and a cross-sectional research design was used. Tools of primary data collection were questionnaires, focus group discussions, interviews and observation checklists. Secondary data were collected from related articles, research and documents obtained from offices. Quantitative ...


Digital Commons powered by bepress