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Economies In Bondage: An Essay On The Mining Industry In Africa, Alvin W. Wolfe 2011 University of South Florida

Economies In Bondage: An Essay On The Mining Industry In Africa, Alvin W. Wolfe

Alvin W. Wolfe

Explains how mining companies are organized "in a network of overlapping groups so that even though a company may compete directly with another at one level, their higher-level supranational organization emphasizes their common interests" (p. 19). African states were constrained to use Western advisors whose counsel was "likely to be limited to the purely technical (in either law, or economics, or engineering -- and conceived in the context of status quo," whereas the crucial problems are surely political, so that "the context of African decision-making should be oriented toward a future world system quite different from today's" (p. 19).


Supranational Networks: States And Firms - Expanded Version, Alvin W. Wolfe 2011 University of South Florida

Supranational Networks: States And Firms - Expanded Version, Alvin W. Wolfe

Alvin W. Wolfe

Deals with question: Why have so few scholars recognized the supranational system as something that is truly above the level of the state? Argues that my anthropological colleagues are, like others, bound by our own culture, traditions and narratives to such an extent that they are unable to study these pehnomena with the same "objectivity" and "relativism" with which they study the institutions of cultural systems with which they are less familiar. See especially the section on "Difficulties of Thinking Anew" (pp 3-5).


A Web Of Connections: The Role Of Social Capital And Trust In The Formation Of Virtual Organizations, Paige Erin E. Maynard 2011 Illinois Wesleyan University

A Web Of Connections: The Role Of Social Capital And Trust In The Formation Of Virtual Organizations, Paige Erin E. Maynard

Honors Projects

Many community based agencies engage in collaboration in order to solve community problems no one organization can accomplish on its own. One such form of collaboration is the virtual organization. A virtual organization is an organization that relies on multi-party, co-operative agreements between structural, temporal, and sometimes geographic boundaries. Looking narrowly at virtual organizations on the community level is one approach which allows for better understanding of why and how community based collaboration takes place. The objective of this research is to examine the extent to which virtual organizations are utilized by community agencies while simultaneously understanding the role both ...


Euergetism And Gift-Giving At Eleusis: A Case Study Of Ancient Patronage Structures, Bailey E. Barnard 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Euergetism And Gift-Giving At Eleusis: A Case Study Of Ancient Patronage Structures, Bailey E. Barnard

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

The giving and interchange of gifts, otherwise known as reciprocity or gift-giving, was a pervasive principle and practice in ancient Greek society, manifested in nearly all aspects of life. In particular, reciprocity was at the heart of patronage systems influencing religious gift-giving and civic works. This study focuses on one such system of patronage known as euergetism, in which wealthy individuals voluntarily donated funds for public facilities as munificent gifts to the city public. The traditional belief is that euergetism, emerging in the early Hellenistic period, was a sudden departure from previous patronage traditions, born out of economic necessity when ...


Fracture In Teeth—A Diagnostic For Inferring Bite Force And Tooth Function, Paul J. Constantino, Brian R. Lawn, James J.-W. Lee, Peter W. Lucas 2011 Biological Sciences

Fracture In Teeth—A Diagnostic For Inferring Bite Force And Tooth Function, Paul J. Constantino, Brian R. Lawn, James J.-W. Lee, Peter W. Lucas

Biological Sciences Faculty Research

Teeth are brittle and highly susceptible to cracking. We propose that observations of such cracking can be used as a diagnostic tool for predicting bite force and inferring tooth function in living and fossil mammals. Laboratory tests on model tooth structures and extracted human teeth in simulated biting identify the principal fracture modes in enamel. Examination of museum specimens reveals the presence of similar fractures in a wide range of vertebrates, suggesting that cracks extended during ingestion or mastication. The use of ‘fracture mechanics’ from materials engineering provides elegant relations for quantifying critical bite forces in terms of characteristic tooth ...


Hog Butchering (Fa 24), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Hog Butchering (Fa 24), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 24. Statements and reminiscences of Kentucky residents who participated in or conducted hog butchering in Kentucky. Information was gathered from various informants between 1963-1969. Material is arranged alphabetically by collector, consisting of specific detials about executing hogs, processing and preserving meat, and rendering lard. Includes papers by collectors and photographs. This project was completed by students at Campbellsville College under the guidance of Lynwood Montell.


Labor And Identity: Latina Migrant Women And The Service Industry Of Atlanta, Kaitlin E. Case 2011 Georgia State University

Labor And Identity: Latina Migrant Women And The Service Industry Of Atlanta, Kaitlin E. Case

Anthropology Theses

This thesis explores the work experiences and life histories of a group of Latina migrant women who work in specific sectors of the service industry in Atlanta, Georgia. I focus on janitorial/custodial as well as domestic labor in order to confront the social issue of the continued devaluation and exploitation of feminized wage work. This ethnography reveals how education and English proficiency tie into how migrant labor is viewed in the United States specifically, and asks how Latina migrant women might be able to achieve labor legitimacy in the future. My findings are based on in-depth interviews that I ...


The Joel Halpern Ethnographic Collection Of Southeast Asia Artifacts, Joel Halpern 2011 University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Joel Halpern Ethnographic Collection Of Southeast Asia Artifacts, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

Ethnographic collection of Laos and Cambodian Artifacts and tribal peoples (Hmong, Kammu, Lao and other groups) at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University at Tempe. Artifacts collected in 1953 1nd 1954. See also the collection in The American Museum of Natural History in NYC. See slide collection of Laos at the Archives of the University of Wisconsin Library,


Diet And Disease: Subsistence Change And Tuberculosis Among The Pawnee, Omaha And Winnebago In The Nineteenth Century, Owen J. O'Reilly 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Diet And Disease: Subsistence Change And Tuberculosis Among The Pawnee, Omaha And Winnebago In The Nineteenth Century, Owen J. O'Reilly

Anthropology Department Theses and Dissertations

The mid- to late nineteenth century was the beginning of the reservation era for most Native Americans, ushering in a series of unprecedented changes that affected the cultural traditions and physical health of groups across the United States. For the Pawnee, Omaha and Winnebago in Nebraska, changes in subsistence patterns not only destroyed traditions but influenced the spread of disease and malnutrition. Government rations, consisting largely of wheat flour, beef, bacon, pork, sugar and coffee, were a drastic departure from the traditional diet of lean bison meat, corn, beans, squash and wild food and those who depended on these rations ...


Oral Presentation: Depictions Of Sexuality And Gender Construction In Japanese Manga And Anime, Sarah Huerta 2011 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Oral Presentation: Depictions Of Sexuality And Gender Construction In Japanese Manga And Anime, Sarah Huerta

Festival of Communities: UG Symposium (Posters)

This presentation will explore research into gender and sexuality in anime and manga as compared to popular U.S. displays of gender and sexuality using a brief historical and cultural contextual background on manga and anime. I will discuss a comparison between U.S. and Japanese gender and sexual depictions in anime/manga and popular American media. Lastly, I discuss the potential for anime and manga in exploring gender and sexuality in U.S. studies, as well as my current, ongoing research with individuals in anime/manga groups


Exploratory Studies Into Possible Uses Of Calcareous Dolostone On The Shivwits Plateau, Jennifer Durk, Lauren Falvey, Karen G. Harry 2011 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Exploratory Studies Into Possible Uses Of Calcareous Dolostone On The Shivwits Plateau, Jennifer Durk, Lauren Falvey, Karen G. Harry

Festival of Communities: UG Symposium (Posters)

Excavations at pueblo habitation sites on the Shivwits Plateau suggest that calcareous dolostone was regularly procured and used by the inhabitants of the Mt. Dellenbaugh region. Calcareous dolostone, a soft, powdery calcium carbonate, is not local to these sites but was presumably procured from somewhere beneath the rim of the Grand Canyon. In this poster, we present the results of exploratory experiments into possible uses of this resource. Specifically, we evaluate the performance characteristics of powdered dolostone with reference to two activities: pigment production and ceramic manufacture.


Exemplary Practice: Inscribing Conduct Along Upper Canada's Early Frontier, Tim Bisha 2011 University of Western Ontario

Exemplary Practice: Inscribing Conduct Along Upper Canada's Early Frontier, Tim Bisha

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dissertation studies exemplary conduct along Upper Canada's early frontier. Presuming that exemplars reproduce core ideas of conduct for those who construct them, it is no surprise that exemplars by which authorities sought to make Upper Canada in Britain‟s image appeared in multiple arenas including legal discourse, newspaper publication, writings on conduct, informal notions of gender and domesticity, and travel writing. At the overlap of these different spaces, through special attention to an early burglary trial, the private dwelling house emerges in this dissertation as the moral core of Upper Canada. This claim interprets British legal definitions of ...


Modeling Paleoindian Settlement Of The Pee Dee River Along The Southern Atlantic Slope., Douglas Allen Sain 2011 Selected Works

Modeling Paleoindian Settlement Of The Pee Dee River Along The Southern Atlantic Slope., Douglas Allen Sain

Douglas Allen Sain

I propose an analytic framework to investigate Paleoindian settlement and technological organization along the Pee Dee River Valley of the South Atlantic slope. This region, having locally available tool-stone in the form of Rhyolite, would have provided prehistoric huntergatherers a necessary resource from which to manufacture stone tools. However, few Paleoindian sites have been identified from the region. Most data derive from surface collections. Essential to this study is the analysis of these collections, combined with data obtained from state projectile point databases. Given this information, extant settlement models may be evaluated. Results may be compared to what is known ...


Democratic Political Socialization On University Campuses, Amit B. Patel 2011 University of Pennsylvania

Democratic Political Socialization On University Campuses, Amit B. Patel

CUREJ - College Undergraduate Research Electronic Journal

This paper intends to contextualize early research on political socialization with recent developments that provide new considerations for the transmission of democratic political learning at a more advanced learning stage. It attempts to demonstrate this literature on political socialization as the foundation for evaluating the continuing research of the Penn Democracy Project in the field of democratic political socialization of undergraduate students. In light of the political socialization literature, this paper reveals the results of the most recent iteration of the Penn Democracy Project research study, which provide insight into the state of citizenship at the University of Pennsylvania. The ...


Tyrie, Betsy (Fa 22), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2011 Western Kentucky University

Tyrie, Betsy (Fa 22), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 22. "The Life of Dr. C. C. Howard," an oral history project conducted by Betsy Tyrie about Dr. Carl Clifford Howard, the outstanding Glasgow, Kentucky, physician who was instrumental in the fight against tuberculosis and in founding hospitals in Glasgow. Project contains interviews with Dr. Howard's family, friends, and colleagues as well as archived autobiographical information about Howard.


Form And Function Of The Colonial Plantation: Recreating The Cultural Landscape Of Nomini Hall, Meghan E. Banton 2011 Longwood University

Form And Function Of The Colonial Plantation: Recreating The Cultural Landscape Of Nomini Hall, Meghan E. Banton

Theses, Dissertations & Honors Papers

This thesis combines primary sources about the Nomini Hall plantation and archaeological research of the land to create an interpretation that consolidates and evaluates what is currently known about Nomini Hall’s colonial cultural landscape and how it was utilized. Using Nomini Hall artifacts, knowledge of its cultural landscape, and background information on other colonial plantations and their demographics, this thesis seeks to create a cohesive picture of Nomini Hall’s past.


Issue 58, Spring 2011, Society of Bead Researchers 2011 Syracuse University

Issue 58, Spring 2011, Society Of Bead Researchers

The Bead Forum: Newsletter of the Society of Bead Researchers

Looking Back on 30 Years of the Society of Bead Researchers, by Karlis Karklins.


Defining The Williamson's Plantation: Huck's Defeat Battlefield, Michael C. Scoggins, Steven D. Smith, Tamara S. Wilson 2011 University of South Carolina - Columbia

Defining The Williamson's Plantation: Huck's Defeat Battlefield, Michael C. Scoggins, Steven D. Smith, Tamara S. Wilson

Faculty Publications

This report presents the results of historical and archeological research to define the Revolutionary War battle of Williamson’s Plantation (Huck’s Defeat), located in York County, South Carolina. Analysis of historic documents, metal detector survey, and archeological excavations at Historic Brattonsville revealed the location of the battlefield (site 38YK564) although there appears to be very little archeological remains associated with the Williamson plantation house. Survey surrounding the site indicates that site 38YK564 is the only remaining remnant of the battlefield.


Quarterly Reporter - April 2011, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology--University of South Carolina 2011 University of South Carolina

Quarterly Reporter - April 2011, South Carolina Institute Of Archaeology And Anthropology--University Of South Carolina

Sport Diver Newsletters

Contents:

New E-form!..... p.1
April Reports Due..... p.2
March Artifact Identification Workshop..... p.2
Upcoming Events..... p.3
SDAMP News..... p.3
June Artifact Identification Workshop..... p.4
Volunteer Opportunity: Allendale Project..... p.4
Diver Safety..... p.5
Feature Articles..... p.7
Conservation Corner: Responsibility in the Recovery of Marine Artifacts - Part 2..... p.9
Hobby Diver of the Quarter..... p.10
Letters to the Editors..... p.11
Notes from the Editor..... p.11


From Gunboat To Garbage Can: The Conservation Of A Cannonball Part 1, Ashley Deming 2011 University of South Carolina - Columbia

From Gunboat To Garbage Can: The Conservation Of A Cannonball Part 1, Ashley Deming

Faculty & Staff Publications

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