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McCann, Shirley - - 2009
Apostolou, Barbara - - 2009
Lincoln, Robyn - - 2009
Cortis, Natasha - - 2009
Sport and recreation can help communities to build social inclusion and celebrate diversity. Yet some sport and recreation activities require conformity to social and cultural norms, risking suppressing difference and reinforcing inequality and exclusion. This paper explores these tensions by examining access and barriers to sport and recreation for a ...
Thornton, Stephen - - 2009
The Welfare-to-work policy, implemented in July 2006 by the Federal Government, imposed a new work and activity obligation on people applying for the Disability Support Pension. This requirement not only created a new obligation for people with disability but also for employment consultants working in nonprofit Disability Employment Network organisations ...
Sikora, Joanna - - 2009
We examine the relationship between vocational education and occupational burnout among workers in different forms of employment. Although the self-employed enjoy higher levels of job autonomy and work-related satisfaction, we do not know whether they experience lower rates of occupational burnout, and whether vocational education plays a role in this ...
Emerson, Eric - - 2009
As noted in the preamble to the 2007 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 'persons with disabilities continue to face barriers in their participation as equal members of society and violations of their human rights in all parts of the world'. In this paper we present nationally ...
Edwards, Kathy - - 2009
Young people's declining electoral participation has been considered a problem in a range of democracies, including Australia. In this paper I examine youth electoral participation through the eyes and voices of young marginalised Australians. In the policy arena young people's electoral participation is usually considered a subject for education policy. ...
McDonald, Catherine - - 2009
Children's poverty has long been a central concern for policy makers and policy researchers. The body of extant research conducted and the range of programmatic interventions undertaken by successive governments in this and other countries is extraordinary. Nevertheless, children remain in poverty. Clearly there are many reasons for this, not ...
Williams, Gershom - - 2009
Odhiambo, Christopher - - 2009
The paper engages a deconstructionist's criticism on Okot p'Bitek's Song of Prisoner. An approach provoked by the 'undecidability and disagreements' by critics on certain semantic expressions in this creative work. It argues that it is only by reading the text within the possibilities inherent in deconstructionist theory and criticism that ...
Kaba, Amadu - - 2009
This study presents a quantitative examination of the demographics and profile of the 2009 Journal of Blacks in Higher Education annual study of the most cited Black scholars in the Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities in the United States. Among the variables examined in this study are institution of ...
Hughes-Watkins, Lae'l - - 2009
During the 1920s and 1930s, Fay M. Jackson broke traditional barriers by serving as the first African American foreign correspondent for the Associated Negro Press (ANP). Jackson was the only African American female reporter of the ANP who covered the coronation of King George VI in 1937 and used the ...
Sowa, Graham - - 2009
The reality of the American experience for the newly resettled refugee does not always match the expectations of what the country has to offer. This paper focuses on a family of individuals from Burundi and how a generalized refugee resettlement policy of the United States government idealized ethnocentric ideas of ...
Amayo, Osagie - - 2009
The purpose of this study was focused on the critical dimensions of challenging parenting practices via a critical focus on Nigerian immigrants in the United States. The researcher interviewed and observed the environment of the target population which focused on sixteen Nigerian immigrant parents in how they prepare their children ...
Boaduo, Nana - - 2009
This paper is based on a research survey study conducted in South Africa that investigated the contribution senior citizens can make in the alleviation of poverty and unemployment in Africa. In several societies senior citizens are branded as people who have exhausted their economic and social worth of wealth of ...
Bangura, Abdul - - 2009
Ubuntu-clustering will be an innovative approach for a vibrant economic development policy based on the concept known as "cluster-building" couched within the tenets of ubuntu. An Ubuntu-cluster will initiate the networking of all participants in a value-added chain. The objective is to bundle the potentials and competencies for increasing the ...
Flemming, Tracy - - 2009
This essay focuses on the critical role that social and cultural adaptations played within contexts in which intellectual leaders, though not always situated in the most powerful positions and situations, worked to articulate a course of action for the effective educational development of the modern African. Religious notions of racial ...
Ebunoluwa, Sotunsa - - 2009
The exigency of a global female gender theory has generated an on-going debate. Feminism, due to its inadequacies birthed womanism, an African-American variant. Womanism in turn purports to interpret Black female experiences globally. Although some African women have identified with womanism, this paper examines to what extent womanism delineates the ...
Oyekan, Adeolu - - 2009
The clamor for democracy all over the globe is not accidental. Those who go about such business of agitating for democratization are convinced that no society truly desirous of development can ignore democracy. The democratic experiences of the developed countries of the world lend credence to the truth of this ...
Kazeem Fayemi, - - 2009
The paper is an attempt to explore and defend African ethico-feminism as a viable complementary ideology for curbing the challenges of prostitution and female trafficking in 21st century Africa. It argues that African ethico-feminism is a new conception of feminism necessarily relevant to the African predicament on prostitution and female ...
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