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Wood Charcoal Analysis From Coan Hall (44nb11), Sierra Snively Roark 2017 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Wood Charcoal Analysis From Coan Hall (44nb11), Sierra Snively Roark

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


"Some Things Grew No Less With Time:" Tracing Atu 510b From The Thirteenth To The Twentieth Century, Rachel L. Maynard 2017 East Tennessee State University

"Some Things Grew No Less With Time:" Tracing Atu 510b From The Thirteenth To The Twentieth Century, Rachel L. Maynard

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis provides a comparative analysis of seven different variants of the fairy tale commonly known as “Donkeyskin,” classified in the Aarne-Thompson-Uther folktale motif index as ATU 510B. By comparing so many different iterations of one fairy tale, it is easier to recognize the inherent attitudes concerning women and their place in society contained in this tale. Additionally, reading multiple variants from different centuries lends a perspective on the way that these attitudes changed over the centuries. Each of the thirteenth century texts considered end with their heroines trapped in loveless marriages, much like the seventeenth-century fairy tale, “Donkeyskin,” their ...


Nowhere To Go : Informal Settlement Eradication In Kigali, Rwanda., Emily E Benken 2017 University of Louisville

Nowhere To Go : Informal Settlement Eradication In Kigali, Rwanda., Emily E Benken

College of Arts & Sciences Senior Honors Theses

Following the new world order of the post-Cold War era, the rise of developmentalism stressed the moral necessity of installing capitalist models of growth in the global south. The reproduction of narratives of modernity and teleological progression were reproduced in numerous African cities and actualized in policies related to urban development. The consequent trend of urbanization has been the systemic eradication of informal settlements and large-scale displacement to make way for modern, productive urban areas.

One site of this pattern is Kigali, Rwanda. Since the turn of the century, official “vision projects” released by the Rwandan government have reimagined the ...


Cultural Misconceptions Surrounding Indigenous Populations In The Western Hemisphere, Dan Gagni, Laurie Johnson, Johanna Stravers, Bill Winnett 2017 Iowa State University

Cultural Misconceptions Surrounding Indigenous Populations In The Western Hemisphere, Dan Gagni, Laurie Johnson, Johanna Stravers, Bill Winnett

Iowa State University Anthropology Symposium

This group has researched common misconceptions that american culture holds regarding Native North Americans and Latinx immigrants. This was a significant topic for the researchers because these misconceptions are the building blocks for cultural prejudice within Americans. Many of the misconceptions that are perpetuated within American culture regarding native peoples and latinx immigrants have severe, and negative repercussions on those populations. Moreover these misconceptions are naturalized within American culture and have distinctively shaped the way in which Americans view and interact with these minority populations. This group’s research revealed that many of the misconceptions held about Native North Americans ...


Mantled Howler Monkey (Aouatta Palliata Palliata) Positional Behaviors In Relation To Substrate Diameter And Angle Of Incline, Cole Clawson 2017 Iowa State University

Mantled Howler Monkey (Aouatta Palliata Palliata) Positional Behaviors In Relation To Substrate Diameter And Angle Of Incline, Cole Clawson

Iowa State University Anthropology Symposium

My research question was if substrate diameter and angle of incline, in relation to most often the trunk of a tree, would affect positional behaviors of mantled howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata). In pursuing this research question I wanted to understand more the effects of diet, specifically low quality diet, on primate locomotor and postural behaviors and how this might impact primate behaviors according to what foods are available. To test my research question, I collected observational data from adult howler monkeys, to see how they influenced locomotive patterns. I divided the substrates, in this study being tree branches, into 4 ...


Observing Relations Between Traditional And Modern Medicine, Samantha Salter 2017 Iowa State University

Observing Relations Between Traditional And Modern Medicine, Samantha Salter

Iowa State University Anthropology Symposium

Can traditional rituals and remedies survive in the face of western health service expansion? The struggle between traditional and western medicinal methods is one known across the globe. Many traditional rituals have dwindled and some have disappeared entirely with western health development programs. Additionally, modern health programs continue to fail in many regions of the world. However, some communities have been able to hold onto their traditional rituals, while still utilizing modern health services. This is the case for the Kedougou region in western Senegal. World Vision, an international development and humanitarian organization has been established in Senegal for the ...


Women’S Work: Labor Market Outcomes And Female Entrepreneurship In Ghana, Loretta Agyemang 2017 University of Pittsburgh

Women’S Work: Labor Market Outcomes And Female Entrepreneurship In Ghana, Loretta Agyemang

Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research

This paper is an investigation of female entrepreneurship in Ghana. It seeks to answer the following question: Why are Ghanaian women so heavily concentrated in microenterprise in the informal economy? The literature review explores labor market trends for women on three different scales including an overview of developing countries, Sub-Saharan Africa regional, and Ghana-specific analysis. After exploring issues women face in formal employment, the study delves into business operations of informal, urban-based market participants by analyzing data pertaining to Ghanaian microenterprise. Additionally, the paper details the experiences and views of female entrepreneurs through in-depth interviews and participant observations with thirty ...


Living Together With Ancestors: Cultural Heritage And Sacred Places On West Java, Jörgen Hellman 2017 Gothenburg University

Living Together With Ancestors: Cultural Heritage And Sacred Places On West Java, Jörgen Hellman

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

On Java (Indonesia), sacred places (tempat keramat) are powerful and contested sites. Historically they have served as important pilgrimage sites and more recently have also become major tourist attractions. In this paper, I will explore three ways of ‘past presencing’ - the nationalist, the Islamic and the traditional - and how groups representing each of these challenge one another at different sites. Today, sacred places in Indonesia are caught between the political ambitions of some who wish to create national cultural heritage, the aspirations of religious revivalists who want to cleanse the sites of what they consider superstition, and the desires of ...


Identifying Corners Stores As The Future Of Healthy Food Access In African American Communities, Victor Romano, Jennifer Lee, Elliott Royal, Katherine Metzo, William Ruth, Theodore Hartsook 2017 Catawba College

Identifying Corners Stores As The Future Of Healthy Food Access In African American Communities, Victor Romano, Jennifer Lee, Elliott Royal, Katherine Metzo, William Ruth, Theodore Hartsook

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

For many people, the corner store remains the main grocer, or the only source of sustenance in minority communities. This study examined the distribution of corner stores as a future reference point to provide healthy food access to predominantly African American communities that lack full service grocery stores. Business data was obtained from respective county by use of Standard Industrial Codes. Each corner store was then categorized by either being Full Service (Stores that sell fresh produce, fresh meat, fresh dairy, and processed foods) or Non-Full Service (stores that do not sell all four categories of foods included in the ...


Chinese American Immigrant Breast Cancer Survivors And Their Experiences With Post-Treatment Care, Tara Eaton PhD, Kristin Bright PhD, Xin Zeng MPH, Hayley S. Thompson PhD 2017 Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, formerly with Karmanos Cancer Institute/Wayne State University School of Medicine

Chinese American Immigrant Breast Cancer Survivors And Their Experiences With Post-Treatment Care, Tara Eaton Phd, Kristin Bright Phd, Xin Zeng Mph, Hayley S. Thompson Phd

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

This study examined the experiences of Chinese American immigrant breast cancer survivors with post-treatment breast cancer care and surveillance in New York City. As part of a mixed methods approach, in-depth interviews were conducted with 11 Chinese American immigrant breast cancer survivors treated in a public hospital setting regarding their final breast cancer treatment visit, perceived risk of breast cancer recurrence, and experiences with social and family networks following the completion of treatment. Several salient and shared themes emerged from the interviews including two areas of particular concern regarding the transition from the treatment to post-treatment setting: survivors’ lack of ...


“The Tourists Still Come, But They Don't Buy As Much As Before”: Vulnerability And Resilience In Two Bay Island Communities In The Wake Of The Global Financial Crisis, Racine Marcus Brown 2017 James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Center of Innovation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research

“The Tourists Still Come, But They Don't Buy As Much As Before”: Vulnerability And Resilience In Two Bay Island Communities In The Wake Of The Global Financial Crisis, Racine Marcus Brown

The Qualitative Report

The purpose of this article is to elucidate the differential recovery of household livelihood after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in the communities of West End and Punta Gorda on the island of Roatán, Islas de La Bahia (Bay Islands), Honduras; the emphasis is on livelihoods in tourism due to its economic importance on the island. The theoretical approach is a political ecology of tourism with an emphasis on differential benefits and challenges of tourism development at the household level. The study employs a mixed methods ethnographic approach incorporating participant observation, informal interviews, and semi-structured interviews for the qualitative component ...


Phone Home: Parent-Child Support In College Students' Social Interaction, Ruth L. Markham, Cindy Cheung Siu, Nicole Tiffan, Samantha Kohli, Jean-Luc Schieferstein 2017 Cedarville University

Phone Home: Parent-Child Support In College Students' Social Interaction, Ruth L. Markham, Cindy Cheung Siu, Nicole Tiffan, Samantha Kohli, Jean-Luc Schieferstein

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

In this qualitative research study we explored college students’ understanding and appreciation of parental support in social interaction. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 20 college students who were found to have a close relationship with their parents from a previous study (relative to their peers). The first theme indicated that the majority of these students, who already have close relationships with their parents, benefitted from verbal communication, including phone call and texting with their parents. Texting enables the students and parents to remain in constant contact with each other throughout the day. Parents are able to encourage their children, and ...


Leadership Development Program, 2017 University of North Georgia

Leadership Development Program

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Invitation To Attend The 2017 Triennial International Convention In Kansas City, Mo, 2017 University of North Georgia

Invitation To Attend The 2017 Triennial International Convention In Kansas City, Mo

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Policy Point – Counterpoint: Is Democracy The Best Form Of Governance? Aristotelian Vs. Platonic Thought, Daniel Skidmore-Hess, Jasmine Ellison, Chase Sherrod 2017 University of North Georgia

Policy Point – Counterpoint: Is Democracy The Best Form Of Governance? Aristotelian Vs. Platonic Thought, Daniel Skidmore-Hess, Jasmine Ellison, Chase Sherrod

International Social Science Review

In this policy point – counterpoint piece, the merits of the Aristotelian and Platonic styles of governance are debated, with analysis extended to offer insight into the 2016 American election.


Book Review: Genetics, Crime And Justice By Debra Wilson, Midhat Farzeen 2017 Health Services Academy, Pakistan

Book Review: Genetics, Crime And Justice By Debra Wilson, Midhat Farzeen

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Velvet Revolutions: An Oral History Of Czech Society By Miroslav Vaněk & Pavel Mücke, Benjamin Sorensen 2017 Cape Fear Community College

Book Review: Velvet Revolutions: An Oral History Of Czech Society By Miroslav Vaněk & Pavel Mücke, Benjamin Sorensen

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Colonisation: A Comparative Study Of India And Korea By Vyjayanti Raghavan & R. Mahalakshmi, Jayanta Krishna Sarmah 2017 Gauhati University

Book Review: Colonisation: A Comparative Study Of India And Korea By Vyjayanti Raghavan & R. Mahalakshmi, Jayanta Krishna Sarmah

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Making Ubumwe: Power, State And Camps In Rwanda’S Unity-Building Project By Andrea Purdeková, Okori Uneke 2017 Winston-Salem State University

Book Review: Making Ubumwe: Power, State And Camps In Rwanda’S Unity-Building Project By Andrea Purdeková, Okori Uneke

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Why America Misunderstands The World: National Experience And The Roots Of Misperception By Paul R. Pillar, Misty Luminais 2017 Case Western Reserve University

Book Review: Why America Misunderstands The World: National Experience And The Roots Of Misperception By Paul R. Pillar, Misty Luminais

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


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