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Steven Burroughs, - - 2012
Almost half a century after the publication of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Columbia University scholar-activist Manning Marable had made a major attempt to tell Malcolm's story in a new biography before his untimely death. Unfortunately, Marable, who battled with serious health issues while putting the book together, fails to ...
Andrew Morrow, - - 2012
Despite the wealth of information and detail it delivers, Manning Marable's biography of Malcolm X contains segments which are shocking, indecent, slanderous and, for the most part, false. While the author has attempted to undermine the integrity and dignity of Malcolm X in many regards, his most outlandish allegations revolve ...
Alkalimat, Abdul - - 2012
This review of the book on Malcolm X by Manning Marable is a critique of perspective, philosophy, and politics. The critique is based on a Black perspective meaning positive deference to the unbroken tradition in the Black community toward Malcolm X in terms of memory, respect, emulation, documentation, and active ...
Klay Kieh, George, - - 2012
The joy and high expectations that accompanied the decolonization process in Africa, beginning in the 1960s, were quickly dashed, as some of the emergent states were plunged into civil wars. Similarly, during the subsequent decades of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, other African states, saddled with the contradictions and crises ...
Iyalla-Amadi, Priye - - 2012
In today's technological age, languages needed are those that can express technical and scientific matter found in the environment around us. In our opinion, every language has an interest in reflecting these technological phenomena in its renditions, using precise lexicological procedures. Kalabari, a Niger-Congo language, is no exception, especially if ...
Jalata, Asafa - - 2012
The paper briefly introduces and explains the essence of indigenous Oromo democracy and its main characteristics that are relevant for the current condition of Africa in general and Oromo society in particular. It also illustrates how Oromo democracy had functioned as a socio-political institution by preventing oppression and exploitation and ...
Karim Bangura, - - 2012
Employing a descriptive case study approach, this article presents and analyzes the essentiality of conceptualizing and contextualizing Africancentricity based on works by African-centered scholars ranging from Cheikh Anta Diop to Molefi Kete Asante. This is important because many of the concepts and contexts used in works dealing with Africa and ...
Pratt-Clarke, Menah - - 2012
This work examines my journey, as a descendant of the Creoles of Freetown, Sierra Leone, on my father's side, and former enslaved Africans of rural Texas on my mother's side, to construct and develop the Transdisciplinary Applied Social Justice (TASJ[C]) model. The TASJ model is an Afrocentric, praxis-oriented, theoretical, and ...
Chukwuemeka Nwoko, - - 2012
This paper examines the concept of female husbands in Igbo land, southeastern Nigeria. It highlights the issues that necessitated and sustained the phenomenon, and the perpetual conflict and dichotomy within the connotations and ideas of patriarchy in Igbo land. While distinguishing it from lesbianism as practiced elsewhere, the paper argues ...
Museka, Godfrey - - 2012
The teaching and learning of Religious Education in Zimbabwe, particularly in Secondary Schools, has largely remained Euro-centric and Christ-centric irrespective of numerous researches pointing to the need for the curriculum to embrace the religio-cultural diversity of the inhabitants. Although the syllabi aims have a slant towards multi-faith, the content is ...
Canisius Ruterana, - - 2012
Following a growing concern about the lack of a reading culture among Rwandans in general and university students in particular, this study investigates students' reflections on their previous reading experiences and discusses ways to develop literacy and a reading culture in Rwanda. It is widely known that the cultivation of ...
Alexander, Nancy - - 2012
Climate change is one of the most important issues in the global social, political and economic agenda, yet it has taken a while to be prioritized. This is partly because climatic change was communicated as a scientific problem which was originally complex, confusing and at times contested scientific information which ...
Grant, Gary - - 2012
Since their emancipation Black farmers have fought to become economically independent and for the right to self-determine the paths of their lives. Land acquisition has been central to this struggle. Impressively, by 1920 Black farmers neared the one million mark and owned roughly 15 million acres of farmland. Yet, in ...
Westgarth, Fidye - - 2012
Aim In view of concerns with current staffing shortages and increasing workloads in haemodialysis units across New South Wales (NSW) a program was developed and implemented to assist nurses to change the way they organise and deliver nursing care to people receiving haemodialysis. The Haemodialysis Models of Care (HMoC) Program ...
Lee, Anna - - 2012
Background Peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter management is critical in the early postoperative period to minimise the risk of exit site infection (ESI) which can lead to peritonitis and catheter loss. Best practice guidelines on the optimal care of the PD catheter exit site in the postoperative period are based on ...
Josland, Elizabeth - - 2012
Background The poor, self-reported quality of life, high symptom burden and complex care needs of dialysis patients prompted the development of a renal supportive care service at St George Hospital.
Chow, Josephine - - 2012
Campbell-Crofts, Sandra - - 2012
Beavis, Jenny - - 2012
Background Since the introduction of an annual skill assessment in 2000, the mandatory completion of assessments has provided staff with ongoing professional development and has reinforced knowledge of organisational policy and procedure. Whilst staff have consistently achieved the target of 100% successful completion, growth of the service and workforce has ...
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Lynch, Greg - - 2012
Reeve, Julie - - 2012
Smith, Catherine - - 2012
Self-reported fatigue is a complex, multifactorial symptom frequently experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS). There is growing evidence that regular participation in exercise activities might result in better physiological fitness and perceived health in this population; however, many people with MS-related fatigue are anxious about exercising. Measurement of self- ...
DipPhty, Nicola - - 2012
The Oswestry Disability Low Back Pain Questionnaire (ODQ) is a validated outcome measure responsive to chronic low back pain. In New Zealand, a proportion of private practitioners use this disease specific outcome measure This clinical audit of a solo physiotherapy practice treating patients with chronic low back pain sought to ...
Foster, Clare - - 2012
Emotion aspects of physiotherapy work were explored with in-depth interviewing of ten experienced physiotherapists in private practice in New Zealand to meet the following three research objectives: (1) to identify the range of emotions felt, (2) to identify emotional themes in context, and (3) to identify self-management techniques. Emotions were ...
Roopchand-Martin, Sharmella - - 2012
The objective of this study was to explore whether a patient with a high level and one with a low level of paraplegia could interact successfully with the boxing programme on the Nintendo Wii and whether there would be improvements in their seated functional reach distance when this activity replaced ...
Tasker, Diane - - 2012
The relationship that develops between a physiotherapist and the client's family/care team in community-based healthcare is complex and needs to be managed with subtlety and care, not only for the client's wellbeing, but also for the professional and personal involvement of the physiotherapist. Hermeneutic phenomenology was used to explore the ...
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