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Uneke, Okori - - 2010
Today, most African nation-states have been independent for forty years. Unfortunately, at forty, many of these nation-states have made either minimal progress or stagnated, in terms of socioeconomic growth and development. Despite the fact that the continent's problems are multifaceted, corruption, particularly in countries where it has become an integral ...
Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo - - 2010
The United States of America's establishment of the Africa Command (AFRICOM) is one of the practical indications of the post-9/11 discourse of 'securitisation' of Africa under the discourse of war on terror. Within the post-9/11 Western and American thought there was a shift from seeing Africa as a humanitarian case ...
Fah, Gilbert L. - - 2010
This paper derives from the assumption that US African Command is a continuation of American militarization of Africa and should be addressed as such. It hypothetically contends that: (1) the militarization of Africa is changing the local culture of violence for the worse. (2) The fight against Africom is very ...
Ezeanyika, Samuel - - 2010
In the past two decades, donor agencies and their sponsors have developed new micro-level and local paradigms to address the problems of rural development, environmental sustainability, and poverty alleviation. Their ultimate intention is to bypass and substitute for allegedly poorly functioning and corrupt African nations. However, nations are still responsible ...
Viriri, Advice - - 2010
This paper attempts to deconstruct a myriad of negative images that denigrate the African continent as dark and seeks to place into proper context distortions of the original African creative intellect twisted by Western hegemony. It further attempts to invalidate the stereotypes that were pervasively consecrated as historical truths in ...
Hotep, Uhura - - 2010
This paper examines the four cornerstones of African centered leadership-followership (ACL-F), an ethnic group specific approach to leadership devised for African people in 2000 at the Kwame Ture Leadership Institute by Dr. Uhuru Hotep. ACL-F in the American context seeks to restore Black sovereignty in political, economic and cultural terms ...
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Zulu, Itibari M., - - 2010
Adebayo Oluwole, - - 2010
Spiritual abuse is a relatively new term but its practice is probably as old as civilization. In the last decade literature on spiritual abuse has been available, mainly from the United States of America. Also, in New Zealand, awareness and emerging evidence of this issue has occurred more recently. Spiritual ...
Pierce, Yolanda - - 2010
There is very little critical work about the role of religion in Edwidge Danticat's novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, despite religious language being pervasive throughout the entire text. With a particular focus on the operation of syncretic religious traditions in both Haiti and the United States, this paper explores how spiritual ...
Booker, Teresa - - 2010
Religion was a source of tension in Sudan long before the British colonized it. While Islam and Christianity receive the most attention when it comes to the coverage of religious issues in the country, there are, indeed, many indigenous religions observed by the Sudanese. Also, there are hybrid variations of ...
Omojola, Bode - - 2010
The notions of "icons as objects" and "icons as act" (Kasfir, 1998: 20) are used to analyze the mediatory role of Yoruba musicians in meeting the spiritual and the social needs of their communities. The intersection of these two modes of expression provides a framework for the discussion on how ...
Washington, Teresa - - 2010
This essay examines continuity in African and African American philosophies, rituals, and spiritual phenomenon. Many researchers have dismissed the African origins and the cultural significance of African American phenomena altogether and relegated them to the realm of "Negro" myths and superstitions. However, research into continental African sciences, spiritual technologies, and ...
Umut, Sema - - 2010
Gunduz, Berrin - - 2010
Postpartum spinal osteoporosis (PPSO) is a rare condition characterized by osteoporosis associated with pregnancy. The most common symptoms are low back pain and loss of height due to vertebral compression fractures. It is observed in the last trimester of pregnancy or subsequent to delivery. Herein; we report 2 cases of ...
Turan, Yasemin - - 2010
Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive polysystemic disease characterized by attacks of relapsing and self-limiting fever, peritonitis, pleuritis and arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an erosive, chronic, inflammatory disease that affects hand and ankle joints in polyarticular type and causes deformities. To our knowledge, development of RA in ...
Gunendi, Zafer - - 2010
Leflunomide is a recently developed disease modifying antirheumatic drug that may cause acute diarrhea as an adverse effect. This adverse effect is usually mild and develops during the first few weeks of treatment. In this report, we present a case of rheumatoid arthritis patient with severe diarrhea treated with leflunomide ...
Yagci, Ilker - - 2010
Objective: To determine the incidence of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) and to compare the characteristics of patients with only CLBP and patients with CLBP and FMS.
Unac, Fiona - - 2010
With the advent of the New Zealand nurse practitioner (NP) role in 2001, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests became part of the NP scope of practice. However, anecdotal literature suggests there are national inconsistencies, barriers and limitations for some nurse practitioners in accessing diagnostic services. This paper ...
Gleeson, Erica - - 2010
Over the last 20 years significant advances in the management of pain have been made. Specifically, establishment during the 1990s of Acute Pain Services (APS) within hospitals both nationally and internationally resulted in improved awareness and management of pain. However there has been little research into staff satisfaction with the ...
Foster, Pam - - 2010
New Zealand as a society is ageing. This translates to an increasing number of people particularly women, over the age of 85 years. Despite many older women living alone, they are often perceived by both society and health professionals as frail and dependent. This qualitative study was designed to explore ...
Wilson, Denise - - 2010
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