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Twentieth Century Economics Of Child-Rearing In Japan, Michele Gibney May 2005

Twentieth Century Economics Of Child-Rearing In Japan, Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

In order to explain the falling Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in Japan, it is necessary to look at the social factors affecting women and raising children in Japan. By examining historical factors surrounding women in Japan—their education, their presence in the workforce, and the cultural stigmas attached to their stereotypical representation—I will attempt to describe the deteriorating TFR in Japan as an economic problem with political and social repercussions. In conclusion I will also try to provide a prognosis and a recommendation for a solution.


Sex Selection & Pre Birth Elimination Of Girl Child, Professor Vibhuti Patel Mar 2005

Sex Selection & Pre Birth Elimination Of Girl Child, Professor Vibhuti Patel

Professor Vibhuti Patel

Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act was enacted in 1994 as a result of pressure created by Forum Against Sex-determination and Sex –preselection. But it was not implemented. After another decade of campaigning by women’s rights organisations and public interest litigation filed by CEHAT, MASUM and Dr. Sabu George, The Pre-natal Diagnostics Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Amendment Act, 2002 received the assent of the President of India on 17-1-2003. The Act provides “for the prohibition of sex selection, before or after conception, and for regulation of pre-natal diagnostic techniques for the purposes of detecting genetic abnormalities or metabolic disorders ...


Desafios Da Constituição Europeia À Teoria Constitucional, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha Dec 2004

Desafios Da Constituição Europeia À Teoria Constitucional, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

The project of the “Treaty that establishes a Constitution for the Europe”, beyond its political consequences, puts some challenges to the classical constitutional theory. At first sight, it seems completely heterodox towards canon constitutional tendencies, and first of all in what concerns the constituent power classical theories. However, a more rigorous analysis of the history of the modern constitutionalism and its founding texts, mainly French, can lead us to detect very revealing bridges between the liberal modern constitutionalism of the XVIIIth century and the present constitution making of a codified European Constitution. The “treaty” formula that was adopted also represents ...


Multigenre Report Writing: Boomtown Drill Team, Eileen Williamson, Nancy G. Mack Dec 2004

Multigenre Report Writing: Boomtown Drill Team, Eileen Williamson, Nancy G. Mack

Nancy Mack

The content from this multigenre report writing was originally created detailing the history of the Boomtown Drill Team. The multiple pages detailing history and details of the Boomtown Drill Team were captured and compiled into a single 36 page PDF. Not all of the content survived intact. Specifically the photographs from the photographs section of the site were no longer available; however the captions were intact and captured to provide some information about the original images.


Multigenre Report Writing: Bill Bettinger And The Battle Of Leyte Gulf, Heather Topp, Nancy G. Mack Dec 2004

Multigenre Report Writing: Bill Bettinger And The Battle Of Leyte Gulf, Heather Topp, Nancy G. Mack

Nancy Mack

Partial letter and Images and captions from a multigenre report about Bill Bettinger's experience of Battle of Leyte Gulf. Note: The pdf of the original letter was corrupted and only a portion of the letter remains.