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Hotep, Uhuru - - 2008
In 1999 Jedi Shemsu Jehewty (Jacob H. Carruthers) coined the term "intellectual maroon" as a moniker for Black thinkers who have "declared their freedom" from European intellectual bondage. Organized into four sections and using the metaphor of the journey toward enlightenment, this paper identifies the six states of knowing called ...
Daniel, Iyabode - - 2008
This paper critically investigated how contemporary Nigerian poets employ nature as a metaphor to signify the dissonant relationship between the people of the Niger-Delta and the Nigerian government on one hand, and the African women and their men on the other hand. The discussion relied on the templates provided in ...
Akinwumi, Tunde - - 2008
The paper investigated the nature of machine-produced fabric commercially termed African prints by focusing on a select sample of these prints. It established that the general design characteristics of this print are an amalgam of mainly Javanese, Indian, Chinese, Arab and European artistic tradition. In view of this, it proposed ...
Mwale, Shadreck - - 2008
The terms gender and sexuality like many other sociological concepts are highly contested concepts. Traditionally men and women have had their identities defined by the physical, visible differences between them and biology has been very influential in determining and maintaining these definitions. However, according to Connell (2002 pg 9) 'gender ...
Pilgrim, David - - 2008
The emergence of the bio-psychosocial model is described as a progressive reaction to the bio-reductionism of traditional psychiatry. Though formally announced by the physician and psycho-analyst George Engel in 1977, the roots of the model can be traced, via the inter-disciplinary project of social psychiatry, to a range of theoretical ...
Melvin, Agunbiade - - 2008
The study focused on investigating adult patients' coping measures in relation to their perception illness and the belief in regaining their health. Methods of data collection included questionnaires and in-depth interviews. Two categories of patients were involved namely: clinically diagnosed adults(18-60 years) with primary depressive symptoms and those suffering from: ...
Shantz, Jeffery - - 2008
There is a growing network of radical mental health groups across North America and beyond in which people are exploring extreme states of consciousness outside the conventional maps of disease and disorder. These networks seek autonomy from the psy disciplines and their various practitioners, including even restorative therapists. Emphasizing self-determination, ...
Schaap, James - - 2008
This study investigates to what extent the glass ceiling exists for women in the Nevada gaming industry. The results of this study show that women in the gaming industry have less of an opportunity to demonstrate relevant abilities, such as leadership and conceptual skills, by means of their involvement in ...
Petrov, Alexander - - 2008
ANCHOR is an integrated memory-based scaling model that accounts for a wide range of phenomena in category rating and absolute identification. The model uses anchors stored in memory that serve as prototypes for each response category. The stimuli are represented by magnitudes. Two alternative formulations of the magnitude variability are ...
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Butcher, Derek - - 2008
Heckart, Dennis - - 2008
Wegner, Lyn - - 2008
de Paula, Claudio - - 2008
The Bromeliaceae floral data was collected in Campos Rupestres of Parque Estadual do Itacolomi (PEI), municipal district of Ouro Preto and Mariana, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The review identified three subfamilies, eight genera and 15 species. Racinaea aerisincola is now considered extinct from PEI. This work is ...
Ramirez, Ivon - - 2008
We investigated the breeding systems of six Mexican species of Tillandsia in the Yucatan Peninsula; Tillandsia balbisiana Schult. & Schult. f., T. brachycaulos Schltdl. , T. dasyliriifolia Baker, T. elongata Kunth var. subimbricata (Baker) L. B. Sm., T. streptophylla Scheidw. ex E. Morren, and T. utriculata L. All species are ...
Spicer, Nicholas - - 2008
Pringle, Diana - - 2008
Tantam, Digby - - 2008
Sartre's brilliant and indefatigable investigations of consciousness are less well read than they used to be. But the advent of positron emission tomography, functional magnetic resonance imaging, and magnetoencephalography has enabled neuroscientist to look at the functioning brain during tasks requiring consciousness, and they are ratifying many of the insights ...
Kociunas, Rimantas - - 2008
The purpose of this work is to investigate how members of a psychotherapeutic group experience and understand the phenomenon of self-disclosure, what is a conception of the self-disclosure and what is the dynamics of the process of self-disclosure in a psychotherapy group.
Schoeller-Reisch, Donata - - 2008
The two American thinkers Stanley Cavell and Eugene Gendlin independently from one another open up perspectives on human experience and language, that strive to overcome conventional concepts based on the tradition of scepticism. Both thinkers are linked to Psychotherapy, yet in very different ways. Stanley Cavell detects at the root ...
Medina, Marc - - 2008
The world in which we live is crowded, so crowded that we can become lost in the experience of making our own way through. This can manifest itself in feeling powerless to protect ourselves from the pushing and shoving of others, relying on them for direction and meaning, being swamped ...
Correia, Edgar - - 2008
Love seems to be fundamental to human existence and, I would dare to say, to human happiness. Paradoxically, love seems to carry with it a great many uncertainties and be a source of anxieties. Love seems omnipresent in our daily life: it features in books, songs and theatre, and also ...
Mandic, Mo - - 2008
This paper focuses on Heidegger's distinction in Being and Time between Being-ahead-of-itself and Being-a-whole, in order to show how this informs psychotherapeutic work with clients. These terms in turn relate to Heidegger's explication of an inauthentic relation to death, on the one hand, and an authentic stance of Being-towards-death, on ...
Berguno, George - - 2008
The present paper is a revised version of a talk given at the Department of Philosophy, Saint Petersburg State University, as part of a series of roundtable discussions held at the Laboratory for Metaphysical Researches in June 2007. At that meeting, the speaker raised the question whether existential thought has ...
Gamsu, Marcia - - 2008
This paper explores Gadamer's work on interpretation of texts in chapter four of Truth and Method (Gadamer 2004) and considers how this might be applied to psychotherapy. Hans-Georg Gadamer was a disciple of Martin Heidegger. In his magnum opus, Truth and Method, completed in 1960, he germinates the seed of ...
Macann, Christopher - - 2008
By adopting a genetic methodology, a theory of personal relations has been developed that both accounts for the worst and allows for the best in human relationships. Sartre's method of a 'dialectical degeneration' is employed to account for our Alienation from each other while Empathy and Sympathy are introduced to ...
McGinley, Paul - - 2008
This paper seeks to raise questions about crying. It points out that, despite crying being a peculiarly human phenomenon, and despite it being an almost everyday occurrence in therapy, there is a lack of phenomenological research into it. The paper goes on to suggest that crying may only be adequately ...
du Plock, - - 2008
Sarlak, Mohammad - - 2008
The number of students enrolled at Iranian virtual Universities during 2004-2007 years, annually accounted for less than 0.5% of traditional Iranian universities enrolment. The low rate of virtual Universities enrolment might be due to a low level of student's trust in this type of educational institution. Students with low trust ...
Hoque, Mahmuda - - 2008
The study was aimed to know the present status of rural women's participation and decision making role in economic activities (called EAs from here) in Bangladesh. The sample of the study consisted of 92 farm women from Rampur village of Palashbari upazila under Gaibandha district. Necessary data for the study ...
Mohammadi, Hamid - - 2008
The main purpose of this research was to investigate mechanisms to improve marginal settlement life in Koohdasht County in Lorestan province. This research was a sort of the survey studies and a questionnaire was compiled for collection of data. Statistical population of this study was included 1560 households; also sampling ...
Sunde, Tafirenyika - - 2008
The main intention of this study was to investigate, using monthly data, whether prices in the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) follow a random-walk process as required for there to be market efficiency. The study applied the unit root tests to establish if the ZSE followed a random walk or not. ...
Asadi, Ali - - 2008
Developing countries are facing dilemmas such as un-sustainability, and poverty, (especially rural poverty). Poor people are often seen as compelled to exploit their surrounding for short-term survival and are assumed to be the ones most exposed to natural resources degradation. In order that at the first; we review the extensive ...
Al-Sweilmeen, Mohammed - - 2008
This study aimed at clarifying the penal responsibility of the doctors on the disclosure of trade secret by explaining the concept, nature, jurisdiction and the legal grounds of trade secret. The study showed the pillars and penalty of disclosure of medical secret crime, in addition to that, it showed the ...
Rjoub, Hamed - - 2008
Electronic monitoring tools provide managers with the ability to continuously evaluate and measure their employee's performance. The employee's productivity will be increased and his work will be more accurate. This study has examined the effects of electronic monitoring on the employee's point of view. We have assume that the employee ...
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