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Economics: Labor And Health In South Asia By Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel Mar 2006

Economics: Labor And Health In South Asia By Vibhuti Patel, Professor Vibhuti Patel

Professor Vibhuti Patel

In Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, inferior terms of women’s employment perpetuate their subordination in family and society and impact their health adversely. How women are paid and valued in the fields, factories, and offices has direct bearing on women workers’ status within and outside the workplace. The statistical profile of women’s work in South Asia reveals ahigh maternal mortality rate, adverse sex ratios, low levels of literacy, the highest work participation of women in agriculture, and women’s estimated earned income as less than half that of men, signifying the undervaluation and unpaid nature of ...


The Conservation Of Mayan Artifacts, Russell Franks Dec 2005

The Conservation Of Mayan Artifacts, Russell Franks

Russell M. Franks

Paper will examine the conservation methods and techniques used for the preservation of Mayan artifacts. Particular emphasis will be given to the four Mayan Codices known as the Dresden, Paris, Madrid, and Grolier Codices.

These four documents are unique in that, not only have they survived until recently in less than ideal conditions for almost five hundred years, but they represent a culture whose written record was almost entirely destroyed by the religious zeal of the early Spanish missionaries.

The fact that these codices still exist today is reason enough that special attention should be given to the care and ...


African Antiquity, Jesse Benjamin Dec 2005

African Antiquity, Jesse Benjamin

Jesse Benjamin

No abstract provided.


“Assimilating To Power In Two Different World-Systems: An Analysis Of Paul And Herzl”, Khaldoun Samman Dec 2005

“Assimilating To Power In Two Different World-Systems: An Analysis Of Paul And Herzl”, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison Dec 2005

Faculty And Male Football And Basketball Players On University Campuses: An Empirical Investigation Of The "Intellectual" As Mentor To The Student Athlete, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


A 'Haven Of Benignity': Conflict And Cooperation Between Eighteenth-Century Savannah Jews, Mark I. Greenberg Dec 2005

A 'Haven Of Benignity': Conflict And Cooperation Between Eighteenth-Century Savannah Jews, Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.


Liberal Dreams: Materialism And Evolutionary Civil Society In The Projection Of The Nation In Southeast Asia, Gareth Knapman Dec 2005

Liberal Dreams: Materialism And Evolutionary Civil Society In The Projection Of The Nation In Southeast Asia, Gareth Knapman

Gareth Knapman

No abstract provided.