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Long, Laird - - 2010
Moss, Christine - - 2010
Bale, Heidi - - 2010
Powers, Christopher - - 2010
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 author explains that Yoruba performers are constantly aware of the discursive engagement between asa (social ...
Adetutu Omotoso, - - 2010
The concepts of education as well as emancipation are a veritable cauldron of interpretations and perspectives. This paper examines the nexus between education and emancipation from an African philosophical perspective. It establishes that while it is generally conceded in many quarters that education is necessarily related to emancipation, the nature ...
Chireshe, Excellent - - 2010
The study was conducted to establish the views of Great Zimbabwe University students concerning the significance of the custom of Lobola. Forty-five (45) students (29 female and 16 male) who were studying Women and Religion participated in the study. A questionnaire comprising closed and open items was used to collect ...
Otu, Smart - - 2010
The current socioeconomic and political impasse, and the accompanying deep-seated social mobilization, movement and crisis it generated in post-colonial Zimbabwe, speaks very eloquently of the very sharp contradictions inherent in the socio-economic formation of the independent states of Africa, and the tortuous, complex and long processes involved in resolving these ...
Harvell, Valeria - - 2010
This article explores the frequently overlooked nexus between the development of the African American storefront church in Northern cities and the rise of the urban hip hop movement. The analysis identifies the common socioeconomic factors and divisions that gave impetus to both movements among inner city Blacks uprooted from Southern ...
Wiggan, Greg - - 2010
African Americans' struggles for education in the United States have been immense and the scholarship on their achievements has been growing. This article examines the lives of Carter G. Woodson, W. E. B. Du Bois and E. Franklin Frazier, and their relationships and contributions to the development of Afrocentricity. The ...
Kaba, Amadu - - 2010
This paper claims that African Americans are making consistent progress in college or university enrollment and degree attainment. These gains in educational attainment have led to a substantial proportion of African Americans to rise in many important sectors of society, such as business, the military and politics. However, there is ...
Erasmus, Piet - - 2010
In this article, it is argued that the current processes of ethno-political awakening, self-representation and revival amongst the Khoekhoe are not taking place in a uniform manner. Moreover, the same criteria are not being applied for this purpose by all parties concerned. The ethnographical data presented in this article demonstrate ...
Mangena, Fainos - - 2010
This paper compares and contrasts Plato's theory of knowledge as represented by the divided line with Shona conceptions of knowledge as found in Shona traditional utterances. The idea is to show the possible synergies and nuances between the two philosophically rich traditions. In order to show clarity and coherence in ...
Ademowo, Adeyemi - - 2010
Our preoccupation in this paper is how African languages could be used effectively with dominant European languages in the African polity such as English in achieving the seemingly herculean task of African techno-scientific development. First, we examined various researches conducted in education, communication and psychology on the role of indigenous ...
Boaduo, Nana - - 2010
The venturing of the colonial powers into Africa deserves a protracted singing of funeral dirges by all the sons and daughters of Africa to shake away the sorrowful treatment they infringed on our ancestors which has been extended to us. One of the many atrocities perpetrated by the colonialists is ...
Kaffenberger, Samuel - - 2010
We present hand-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy (HALUU) with renal mobilization as a novel approach to the management of proximal ureteral injury after lumbar disk surgery. A 63-year-old female underwent L4-L5 diskectomy and facetectomy with cage placement for back and leg pain. Postoperatively, she developed fever, nausea, abdominal pain, ileus and leukocytosis. ...
Lipsky, Michael - - 2010
A 52-year-old healthy woman with a congenital solitary right kidney presented with an incidentally found pararenal mass. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed an exophytic mass in the right kidney consistent with an angiomyolipoma and an additional enhancing pararenal mass that contained fatty elements. Differential diagnosis of the mass ...
Cassidy, Darby - - 2010
Incarceration or strangulation of the penis is a rare clinical situation that requires emergent urologic management to prevent potentially devastating outcomes. Many different techniques have been described in the literature to remove genital foreign objects, but there is no universally successful technique. We present an unusual and challenging case involving ...
Gayed, Bishoy - - 2010
We report the case of a 60-year-old male who presented with left-sided back pain 1 month after an uncomplicated ureteroscopy and stone-basketing for left 6-mm mid-pole and 4-mm lower pole stones.
Beiko, Darren - - 2010
We report an unusual case of a retroperitoneal cystic adenocarcinoma arising in a focus of extra-ovarian retroperitoneal endometriosis. The lesion was completely excised using a transperitoneal laparoscopic approach without the need for any adjuvant chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The patient remains clinically well with no evidence of recurrent or metastatic ...
Beiko, Darren - - 2010
Testicular torsion in patients with polyorchidism is rare, with less than 20 cases being reported. Bilobed testis has only been reported once in the literature to date. We report an interesting case of polyorchidism with torsion of an ipsilateral bilobed testis. The abnormal looking bilobed infarcted testis was removed, but ...
Smyth, Lisa - - 2010
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 3% all of solid organ tumours and is slightly more common in men in the age range of 60 to 70 years. Skin metastases occur in 3% to 6% of RCCs. There are only approximately 30 cases of scalp metastases secondary to RCC in ...
Narc─▒, Adnan - - 2010
Crossed renal ectopy (CRE) is the second most common fusion anomaly of the kidney, with an incidence of 1 in 7000 autopsies; it comes in second after horseshoe kidney. Crossed renal ectopy is associated with an ectopic ureter and generally an ectopic kidney fused with a normal kidney. A 7-month-old ...
Organ, Michael - - 2010
Burkholderia cepacia infection of the prostate is very rare. We report 6 cases of prostatic infection secondary to inoculation of contaminated ultrasound gel during transrectal biopsy of the prostate. All of these patients required hospitalization and were treated with intravenous antibiotics. One of these cases is the first description of ...
Jamison, DeReef - - 2010
The main argument being advanced is that within the psychological literature about people of African descent, the relationship between African-centered psychology and Fanonian psychology has gone unnoticed and often misunderstood when it is studied. I attempt to demonstrate when and where the various articulations of Africana mental health expressed by ...
Williams, Otis, - - 2010
This paper provides a meta-theoretical model for understanding health disparities through an analysis of the military, media, health/medical, prison, academic, development, and economic industrial complexes which function as the warehouses and conduits of power disparities. Using the work of Frantz Fanon as method, Africans in America are examined through the ...
Ajani ya Azibo, - - 2010
Criteria that indicate when the African-centered consciousness of African descent people is endangered or depleted by the mass media are formulated and promulgated. The concepts that constitute African-centered consciousness--namely racial awareness, racial identity, and racial preference--are defined. The psychological states that result whenever a mass media communication successfully or potentially ...
Carroll, Karanja - - 2010
Of all the subject/content areas within Africana Studies, African-centered (African/Africana/Black) psychology has been instrumental in advancing culturally-specific theory and research. Central to the field of African-centered psychology is the usage of worldview as the conceptual and philosophical framework. This essay provides a genealogical review of the worldview framework as discussed ...
Kambon, Kobi - - 2010
This article represents a brief overview and review of the state of contemporary theories of African American personality. A slight modification of an earlier scheme put forth by Kambon (1992, 1998) provides the organizational framework for the analysis. The scheme comprises three classifications of such theories: Eurocentric Approaches, Transitional Africentric ...
Myers, Linda - - 2010
This paper will focus on innovations in psychological knowledge production over the past fifty years beyond a mono-culturally hegemonic psychology to one congruent with the social and cultural realities of persons of African descent. As Africana psychologist and educator, Asa Hilliard (1997), so aptly noted, there is something wrong with ...
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