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Schlafly, Andrew - - 2011
Scott, Bobby - - 2011
The hazard function model employed internationally in radiological risk assessment for deterministic (threshold-type) biological effects of moderate and high doses of ionizing radiation is used to distinguish three levels of risk for Fukushima recovery workers: life-threatening damage unlikely (RADHAZ low), possible (RADHAZ moderate), and likely (RADHAZ high). Based on hypothetical ...
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Cangello, Vincent - - 2011
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Bailey, Sharon - - 2011
Layman, Ruth - - 2011
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Myers, Carole - - 2011
Thomas, Sandra - - 2011
Nepal, Binod - - 2011
Informal care provided at home to family members with a disability is a major part of the disability and aged care system in Australia. Using data from the 2007 Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia survey, this study provides an updated comparison of the financial wellbeing, or lack thereof, ...
Hunter, Boyd - - 2011
Closing the gaps between Indigenous and other Australian outcomes is a central concern of contemporary policy. The Re-Offending Database (ROD), which has been collated by the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR), offers a unique opportunity to analyse data quality issues in an important source of ...
Chesters, Jenny - - 2011
Previous research has established that paid care work is typically undertaken by women and that this work is often poorly rewarded in terms of pay and promotion opportunities. Much less is known about the reasons why women enter these jobs or their experiences of this work. This paper examines the ...
Johnson, Guy - - 2011
In Australia, it is widely believed that most homeless people have mental health issues and that mental illness is a primary cause of homelessness. This paper uses information from a study of 4,291 homeless people in Melbourne to investigate these propositions. The research found that 15 per cent of the ...
Jones, Craig - - 2011
Punitive penal policies are often justified on the assumption that members of the public demand punitive responses to crime. The current study employed a contingent valuation survey design to assess the extent to which this is true in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The survey investigated public willingness ...
Meagher, Gabrielle - - 2011
Monteiro, Nicole - - 2011
In the African worldview, dance is a conduit of individual and community healing. African conceptualizations of illness and health integrate social, spiritual, physical and mental realms, all of which are impacted by trauma. This paper will explore different forms of dance and ritual throughout the African Diaspora as they relate ...
Unruh, Kendra - - 2011
This essay examines the ways in which the Lindy Hop provided a means of escape, freedom, and rebellion for Black, working-class women during the swing era. Rudolph Fisher's "The Lindy Hop," Ann Petry's "In Darkness and Confusion," Ann Petry's The Street, and Debbie Allen's Stompin' at the Savoy coincide with ...
Hazzard-Donald, Katrina - - 2011
When one considers the history of American dance traditions one rarely thinks about its possible relationship to the local African American "Sanctified" or fundamentalist church described in works such as James Baldwin's Go Tell it On the Mountain. This article examines the historical relationship between early African American slave worship ...
Koster, Mickie - - 2011
Black dance is a fluid, vibrant, colorful, and changing form that is situational, temporal, and spatial. It does not, and will not fit into a neat category or box. Black dance is used in different ways and for different reasons. In Kenya, Kilumi dance rituals are used by the Wakamba ...
Todd, Megan - - 2011
The aesthetic, cultural, and human terrain covered in Rickerby Hinds' Buckworld One illuminates diverse geographies of human existence. The elements of krumping, spoken word poetry, and video projections strategically instigate an activist charge for social justice. Moving succinctly in time and beyond it, the foundational elements of hip hop catalyze, ...
Carey, A'Keitha - - 2011
CaribFunk technique, by definition, is a 21st century mutation of foundational dance, fitness, and somatic paradigms. CaribFunk explores the power of the hip wine, female strength, liberation, sensuality and virtuosic ability. I attempt to redefine Black femininity by establishing the relationship between the technique and Caribbean popular culture, and addressing ...
Patton, Tracey - - 2011
Dance, like other sports, operates through the frame of cultural identity. However, while there may be freedom in bodily movement, the body is constrained when it comes to who is able to dance. Oftentimes dancers do not fit into a certain racial aesthetic. Using an autoethnographic approach, examples in this ...
Peters, Donna-Marie - - 2011
This article examines the obstacles faced by rhythm tap to gain artistic acceptance throughout seminal periods of its evolution as an entertainment art form. The legitimating of the art is discussed in consideration of its marginal, historical status and its identification with subservience and the minstrel tradition. This study, based ...
Jackson, Lawrence - - 2011
The black male's physique streamed into Western consciousness as a desirable, yet dangerous exotic being. These perceptions eventually contributed to the objectification and exploitation of black male dancing bodies. This discourse will illustrate how the black body, from past to present, continues to be viewed by the white gaze as ...
DeFrantz, Thomas - - 2011
This essay explores genealogies of Black women's presence in American modern dance to theorize connectivity as a methodology to appreciate their creative work. The legacies of more familiar dance artists, including Pearl Primus and Katherine Dunham, are discussed in relation to achievements and interventions by less-discussed, but no less important, ...
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