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(Forthcoming) Making Home: The Aesthetics Of Indentureship In Andil Gosine's Wardrobes, Matthew Smith, Ph.D. 2016 Sessional Professor, OCAD University

(Forthcoming) Making Home: The Aesthetics Of Indentureship In Andil Gosine's Wardrobes, Matthew Smith, Ph.D.

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Biểu Đạt Căn Tính Di Dân Trên Quê Hương Việt-Mỹ Và Tại Hải Ngoại 1975-2015:Từ Những Tự Phát Sắc Tộc Đến Thể Hiện Toàn Cầu, Trangdai Glassey-Tranguyen 2016 Vietnamese Diasporas Projects

Biểu Đạt Căn Tính Di Dân Trên Quê Hương Việt-Mỹ Và Tại Hải Ngoại 1975-2015:Từ Những Tự Phát Sắc Tộc Đến Thể Hiện Toàn Cầu, Trangdai Glassey-Tranguyen

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

Từ khi cuộc chiến Việt Nam kết thúc ngày 30 tháng Tư, 1975, nhiều đợt người Việt di tản, tỵ nạn, và di dân đã đến Hoa Kỳ và xây dựng một mái ấm mới trên toàn quốc. Quận Cam, California, là nơi tập trung người Mỹ gốc Việt nhiều nhất từ năm 1975, và được mệnh danh là “thủ đô tỵ nạn của người Việt” tại hải ngoại. Tôi cho rằng có một nền văn học và truyền thông tiếng Việt tự phát, sung mãn – tuy chưa được nghiên cứu thoả đáng – tại Quận Cam và quê hương Việt-Mỹ ...


Review Of India In The Eyes Of The British: Three Views, By Balkrishna Govind Gokhale, David Curley 2016 Western Washington University

Review Of India In The Eyes Of The British: Three Views, By Balkrishna Govind Gokhale, David Curley

David Curley

This explores the changing "inner world" of the English in India, by examining "images" of India in the fiction of three English authors. The three are Rudyard Kipling, E. M. Forster, and Paul Scott. Citing Allen J. Greenberger, The British Image of India (London: Oxford University Press, 1960), Gokhale identifies these authors, respectively, with "the Age of Confidence (1860s to 1918), the Era of Anxiety (1919- 1935) and the Years of Sunset (1936-1947) " (pp. 31-32) . By an "inner world" he means to emphasize emotions and perceptions colored by emo­tions, rather than facts. For "images" he prefers to rely on ...


Review Of Warrior Ascetics And Indian Empires By William R. Pinch, David Curley 2016 Western Washington University

Review Of Warrior Ascetics And Indian Empires By William R. Pinch, David Curley

David Curley

William Pinch's ambitious book traces ascetic warriors-companies (akharas) of men and their retinues who variously called themselves sanyasis, gosains, bairagis, fakirs and (especially) nagas - from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the Nehru era. He suggests first, a process of expansion and institutionalization during the seventeenth century under Mughal rule; second, a peak of influence in the eighteenth century when armed ascetics were employed as inexpensive and well-armed infantry and cavalry soldiers; and third, an incomplete domestication of militant ascetics under the suspicious vigilance of British rule and with redefinitions of "proper" Hindu asceticism in modem devotional Hinduism ...


Hydroelectric Dams: The Lao Government's Luxury Trap, M.K. Laurel 2016 Salve Regina University

Hydroelectric Dams: The Lao Government's Luxury Trap, M.K. Laurel

ENV 434 Environmental Justice

The research of the Lao government, its hydroelectric dams, and its responses to its project was done through an environmental justice lens. It is an interdisciplinary research that explores the political corruption, the role of media, and the environment in order to frame the Lao government and the reasoning behind their unjust activities.


India Newzealand Relations.Docx, Vivek Kumar Srivastava Dr. 2016 CSSP

India Newzealand Relations.Docx, Vivek Kumar Srivastava Dr.

Vivek Kumar Srivastava Dr.

This research article is historical and contemporary review of India - New Zealand relations


Pregnancy And Childbirth Practices Among Immigrant Women From India: “Have A Healthy Baby”, Rama Cousik, M. Gail Hickey 2016 Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Pregnancy And Childbirth Practices Among Immigrant Women From India: “Have A Healthy Baby”, Rama Cousik, M. Gail Hickey

The Qualitative Report

In India, practices relating to pregnancy, childbirth and child development have been rooted in cultural beliefs and traditions that are based on knowledge contained in ancient Indian texts. Many Indians residing across the globe continue to observe these practices. Some may find it challenging to do so when they are residing abroad, away from familiar surroundings and separated from their extended families. A small body of research exists that shows that migrant Indian women do observe traditional maternal practices based on cultural beliefs, but there is a need to learn more about how this knowledge is acquired, disseminated and preserved ...


Critique Paper Of The Indian Heritage Centre.Pdf, Sumita Thiagarajan 2016 Selected Works

Critique Paper Of The Indian Heritage Centre.Pdf, Sumita Thiagarajan

Sumita Thiagarajan

This critique paper was written for the module, SN2277 Indian Communities of Southeast Asia. It explores the various themes of the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore and reviews it critically.


Critique Paper Of The Indian Heritage Centre.Pdf, Sumita Thiagarajan 2016 Selected Works

Critique Paper Of The Indian Heritage Centre.Pdf, Sumita Thiagarajan

Sumita Thiagarajan

This critique paper was written for the module, SN2277 Indian Communities of Southeast Asia. It explores the various themes of the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore and reviews it critically.


Courting And Consorting With The Global: The Local Politics Of An Emerging World Heritage Site In Sulawesi, Indonesia, Kathleen Adams 2016 Loyola University Chicago

Courting And Consorting With The Global: The Local Politics Of An Emerging World Heritage Site In Sulawesi, Indonesia, Kathleen Adams

Kathleen M. Adams

No abstract provided.


Relationality In Female Hindu Renunciation As Told Through The Life Story Of Swāmī Āmritanandā Gīdī, Morgan Sweeney 2016 University of Colorado, Boulder

Relationality In Female Hindu Renunciation As Told Through The Life Story Of Swāmī Āmritanandā Gīdī, Morgan Sweeney

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This paper aims to complicate and expand our understanding of relationality in female Hindu asceticism through the holistic retelling of Swāmī Āmritanandā Gīdī’s life story. Renunciation, a specific type of asceticism in which its initiates (m. sannyāsī; f. sannyāsīnī) renounce worldly pleasures in pursuit of spiritual liberation, is textually defined as ideally male and solitary. However, this ideal definition disregards the complexities of lived renunciation, especially of female sannyāsīs. The case study presented in this paper was gathered during a study abroad program through the University of Wisconsin at Madison during the fall of 2014 in Vārānasī, India. The ...


Understanding Postcolonial South Asian Communities Through Bollywood, Noor A. Asif 2016 Scripps College

Understanding Postcolonial South Asian Communities Through Bollywood, Noor A. Asif

Scripps Senior Theses

Inspired by my personal experience as a South Asian-American, I chose to create a series of paintings that seek to analyze the relationship between South Asians and a Western environment. I was further influenced by Bollywood painted posters, which I argue encapsulate postcolonial aesthetics in the form of fair skin, colored eyes, and exoticism. Moreover, I believe that Bollywood has continued to disseminate these aesthetics to the South Asian collective community. Bollywood and its implicit fascination with the West, in addition to its inherently South Asian identity, embody the struggle that many South Asians face. This struggle, which I as ...


The Implementation Of Governance To Counter Islamist Militancy In Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, David Robert DiOrio 2016 Walden University

The Implementation Of Governance To Counter Islamist Militancy In Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, David Robert Diorio

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Militancy inspired by Islamists is escalating globally, and government action is necessary to protect vulnerable populations. Security professionals generally agree that governance may complement the use of force to defeat militants; however, current doctrine does not address the concurrent integration of governance in a comprehensive strategy. This interpretive case study explored Pakistan's application of governance during the 2009 Khyber operation in Swat Valley, code-named Operation Rah-e-Rast. The central research question focused on how governance activities were integrated with military operations to subdue militancy. Data were collected through interviews with 6 planners, Pakistani secondary source survey data, and government artifacts ...


The Rise Of The Global South, The Imf And The Future Of Law And Development, Gabriel Garcia 2015 University of Wollongong

The Rise Of The Global South, The Imf And The Future Of Law And Development, Gabriel Garcia

Dr Gabriel Garcia

Following the onset of the Asian Financial Crisis the world has witnessed a re-accommodation of the global financial system. In the particular case of middle-income countries they have disentangled themselves from the conditionality of the IMF and grown into more assertive actors in international forums, proposing new alternative mechanisms to become more financially independent and for the provision of development assistance. This article critically reviews the new reality by assessing the strategies deployed by developing countries to reduce the IMF’s influence, and explores the potential consequences of the rise of middle-income nations for Law and Development.


The Multidimensionality Of Schoolgirl Dropouts In Rural Bangladesh, Tiffany Yancey 2015 University of San Francisco

The Multidimensionality Of Schoolgirl Dropouts In Rural Bangladesh, Tiffany Yancey

Master's Theses

This thesis outlines the underlying causes for girl dropouts in the secondary school system of rural Bangladesh and assesses the barriers that affect adolescent girls and their families. The complex dynamics of the historical context within the patriarchal-dominant structure of society creates a system that hinders girls’ education and forces them into marriage at an early age. Poverty and lack of parental involvement in schools, as well as societal traditions and lack of government infrastructure play an enormous role and are the main structural factors that are linked to schoolgirl dropouts in this study. This thesis also analyzes previous education ...


A Localized Approach To The Origins Of Pottery In Upper Mesopotamia, Elizabeth Gibbon 2015 University of Toronto

A Localized Approach To The Origins Of Pottery In Upper Mesopotamia, Elizabeth Gibbon

Laurier Undergraduate Journal of the Arts

No abstract provided.


Psycholinguistics And Sanskrit: Is Devabhasha Mother Of Psycholinguistics?, Ratnesh Dwivedi 2015 India Today Group

Psycholinguistics And Sanskrit: Is Devabhasha Mother Of Psycholinguistics?, Ratnesh Dwivedi

Ratnesh Dwivedi

Language, in other words the storehouse of all human Knowledge is represented by words and meanings. Language by itself has an Ontological structure, Epistemological underpinnings and Grammar. Across languages, even though words /usages differ, the concept of meanings remain the same in respective communications. Yet the "Meanings" are understood by human beings based on Contextual, Relative, Tonal and Gestural basis. The dictionary meanings or 'as it is' meanings are taken rarely into consideration,thus human language is ambigious in one sense and flexible in other. Computers on the other hand are hard-coded to go by the dictionary meanings. Thus teaching ...


Is Slumdog Millionaire A Retelling Of The Ramayana?, William L. Blizek, Michele M. Desmarais 2015 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Is Slumdog Millionaire A Retelling Of The Ramayana?, William L. Blizek, Michele M. Desmarais

Journal of Religion & Film

Is a banner with a picture of Rama and Sita on it and the word, “Ramayana,” the only link between the film Slumdog Millionaire and the great Hindu epic? In this paper we explore elements in the film that correspond to elements in theRamayana. There is no one-to-one correlation, and some relationships between the two are, in fact, mirror images. However, there are enough correlations and influences to suggest that the film might be considered a retelling of theRamayana. We also acknowledge though that there are also features of the film that some would find offensive and that ...


Divide And Conquer: Political Decentralization And Secessionist Suppression In Indonesia And The Philippines, Erik Hammarlund 2015 University of Puget Sound

Divide And Conquer: Political Decentralization And Secessionist Suppression In Indonesia And The Philippines, Erik Hammarlund

Politics & Government Undergraduate Theses

This paper examines the roles of identity-based conflict and secessionist sentiment in motivating and affecting political decentralization in middle-income democracies. The literature on decentralization largely assumes a link between the process and increased political accountability and service delivery effectiveness; however, these theories do not take into account cases in which national crisis and regional instability are the primary motives to decentralize. This paper hypothesizes that when decentralization occurs in direct response to threats of secession, the quality of its political accountability and service delivery mechanisms will be lower than would otherwise be predicted. Two cases are considered: the Philippines, whose ...


On A Particularly Patriotic Day, Laila M. Mufty 2015 Gettysburg College

On A Particularly Patriotic Day, Laila M. Mufty

SURGE

I stare at myself in disgust before turning away and beginning to apply skin creams and makeup that promise a lighter complexion. I straighten my naturally thick, curly hair, methodically going over the same strand multiple times while wishing for straight hair like the other perfect blond girls in my grade. I put on a modest all black ensemble in an effort to avoid unwanted attention and pull on a large jacket with a hood to hide my face. [excerpt]


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