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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 ...
Masaka, Dennis - - 2009
The paper attempts to explain the continued relevance of 'gata' (consultation of a traditional healer to account for the death or life threatening illness of a person) in the context of HIV/AIDS pandemic in Zimbabwe. It is a truism that HIV/AIDS is one among a plethora of causes of death ...
Chigidi, William - - 2009
This article discusses the system of taboos or avoidance rules that the Shona people of Zimbabwe engage as a way of influencing members to conform to society's values and norms. Hence, the language of intimidation used in the taboos are meant to guarantee conformity by threatening people with unpleasant consequences ...
Kadenge, Maxwell - - 2009
This research is largely inspired by the increasing literature chronicling the worldwide emergence of "new Englishes" (Deyuan and David, 2009:70), particularly their subtype known as "African Englishes" (Mutonya, 2008:434). Although the variety of English that is spoken in Zimbabwe is clearly a distinct variation of African English, however it has ...
Mapara, Jacob - - 2009
This paper argues that indigenous knowledge systems' emergence via Zimbabwe as an example is more than a case of a sudden realisation on the part of the international community (especially from Western scholars of the former colonised people's knowledge systems), which instead asserts that the indigenous people themselves have, and ...
Nabea, Wendo - - 2009
This paper examines language policy in Kenya from colonialism to date, with a particular focus on education. The colonial period is appraised with regard to pre and post Second World War, while the independence era is analyzed as pertains the government's position and the linguistic realities among lay people. Considering ...
Oritsejafor, Emmanuel - - 2009
After over one hundred sixty years of independence the Liberian state was close to total collapse as a result of fourteen years of civil war. The state's failure and breakdown of central authority has had debilitating social, economic, and political consequences, such as; destruction of valuable infrastructure, internal and cross-border ...
Barry, Abdourahmane - - 2009
Most nations in Africa south of the Sahara made a significant effort to promote education mainly in the years that followed their independence from colonial powers; however, the policies devised for promoting education after independence minimized or excluded the private sector. It is only recently that most African governments started ...
Nyana, Sylvia - - 2009
Colonial powers introduced libraries to Africa and they were developed according to the Western model of libraries and librarianship where knowledge and culture are primarily transmitted through print media, and now increasingly through electronic means. Against the backdrop of oral tradition which predominates in African culture, this approach leaves out ...
Kaya, Erkan - - 2009
Klippel-Feil Sendromu gestasyonun 3-8. haftasinda servikal somitlerin segmantasyonunda yetersizlik sonucu gelisen konjenital bir malformasyondur. Klasik triadinda kisa boyun, asagi yerlesimli sac cizgisi, en az 2 servikal segmentte fuzyon ve boyun hareketlerinde azalma vardir. Genellikle cocuk yaslarda klinik belirtiler gorulmeye baslasa da nadir olgularda ileri yaslarda tani konulur. Biz burada 17 ...
Turan, Yasemin - - 2009
We present a 60-year-old male patient who had concurrent psoriatic spondyloarthropathy and gout, which has not been reported in the literature previously. In this paper, the clinical and radiological features of both rheumatic diseases are discussed in light of the recent literature. (Turk J Rheumatol 2009; 24: 159-62)
Kaya, Alper - - 2009
Amac: Meniskusler dizde bircok islevi olan fibroz kikirdak yapisinda dokulardir. Meniskusu cikarilmis dizlerde erken dejeneratif artrit gelistigi bircok calismada gosterilmistir. Osteoartritik dizlerde ise kikirdak dejenerasyonuyla birlikte meniskuslerde de degisiklikler gorulmektedir. Calismanin amaci dejeneratif dizlerde meniskusun histolojik ve ultrastrukturel yapisinin gosterilmesidir.
Pekar, Stano - - 2009
Zodariellum asiaticum (Tyschchenko 1970) is an ant-eating spider from Central Asia. Using five syntopically occurring ant species, namely Cataglyphis aenescens, Formica cunicularia (both Formicinae), Messor aralocaspius, Tetramorium caespitum (both Myrmicinae), and Tapinoma erraticum (Dolichoderinae) in a laboratory study of preycapture behavior, I evaluated capture frequency, attack latency, number of attacks, ...
Duma, Ioan - - 2009
I describe the female and redescribe the male of Theridion italiense Wunderlich 1995 from live and alcoholpreserved material and provide notes on the ecology, distribution, and affiliations with the very similar Theridion uhligi Martin 1974 and Theridion petraeum L. Koch, 1872.
Knowlton, Elizabeth - - 2009
All scorpions possess jointed, ventral appendages called pectines. These organs have chemosensory, peg-shaped sensilla that detect substrate-borne chemicals. Previous physiological studies show that neurons within peg sensilla respond to an assortment of volatile organic chemical stimulants blown across the sensillar opening. We developed an improved method of chemical stimulant delivery ...
Ramirez, Martin - - 2009
In the green lynx spider Peucetia viridans (Hentz 1832), the two openings of a mated female's epigynum are often sealed by copulatory plugs, sometimes with the two-pronged distal portion of the paracybium of a male palpus inserted in each opening and embedded in the plugs. The presence of copulatory plugs ...
Zonstein, Sergei - - 2009
Microfilistata ovchinnikovi new species (Araneae: Filistatidae), the second member of this formerly monotypic Central Asian genus, is described from Kyzyl-Dzhar Ravine, Southern Turkmenistan. The genus is redescribed and referred to the Filistatidae insertae sedis.
Mondragon, Demetria - - 2009
Reports of scorpions on epiphytic bromeliads in temperate forests are scarce. Here we present some ecological aspects of this animal-plant interaction in three different types of temperate forests (pine, pine-oak and oak forest) in Oaxaca, Mexico. From 2005 to 2007, we collected 373 bromeliads belonging to 10 species, and each ...
Kloock, Carl - - 2009
A simple technique is presented for reducing the fluorescence of living scorpions by prolonged exposure to UV light. Scorpion's fluorescence peak can be eliminated by a 1-mo exposure to low intensity UV light. Although the fluorescence peak returns within 1 wk after removal from UV light exposure, the magnitude remains ...
Jacobucci, Giuliano - - 2009
Several spider species use plants as shelter and foraging sites, but the relationships among these organisms are still poorly known. Lynx spiders of the genus Peucetia do not build webs, and many species live strictly in plants bearing glandular trichomes. Peucetia flava Keyserling 1877 inhabits Solanum thomasiifolium in southeastern Brazil ...
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