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Women Empowerment for a Holistic Development in Nigeria

Chika Euphemia Asogwa
2012 Review of European Studies  
In its role in empowerment the media has a hegemonic function and it is in addition seen as an agent of socialization.  ...  Women empowerment as a concept has been related to development, democracy and all kinds of social wellbeing.  ...  According to Marguerite Peeters, it is a social engineering process sensitizing women to the inequalities.  ... 
doi:10.5539/res.v4n2p138 fatcat:brax5gszs5e77bg4ylxiapca6e

Female high heel shoes: a study of comfort

A C Broega, M Righetto, R Ribeiro
2017 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
the problems caused by it.  ...  For this purpose, a questionnaire was designed, aimed at the female audience in order to understand the relevance of women's footwear, their daily relationship with shoes, the specificity of heels and  ...  the scope of the project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007136"  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/254/23/232001 fatcat:uxb5q4k7cbe4xo4ikcq4evxbhm

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Edith Mary Specht
1966 The gifted child quarterly  
Engineer, Mechanical: Scientfically gifted . Engineer, Mining: Scientifically gifted . Historian: Scientifically gifted . Judge: Scientifically gifted; Socially gifted .  ...  Chemist: Scientifically gifted . Clergyman: Socially gifted . County Agent: Socially gifted . Dentist: Scientifically gifted . Editor: Literarily gifted . Engineer, Ceramic: Scientifically gifted .  ... 
doi:10.1177/001698626601000107 fatcat:mufjoqk4bfhxzcjrhwcb6n5r44

Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

William E. Cayley
2021 Family Medicine  
Technology, in particular social media, is part of this mix that "distorts our sense of the value of actual contact with friends" (p. 107).  ...  Is capitalism in the United States an engine of general prosperity, or a racket for upward redistribution?  ... 
doi:10.22454/fammed.2021.729703 fatcat:qazm7pqfkzblviesgmpshr5tpm

The internet and self-injury: What psychotherapists should know

Janis Whitlock, Wendy Lader, Karen Conterio
2007 Journal of Clinical Psychology  
In this article, we review the research on self-injury and Internet use and then make a series of recommendations for clinicians.  ...  Proliferation of self-injury message boards, informational Web sites, blogs, and YouTube posts is a clinical challenge.  ...  In this article, we present a practice-friendly review of the research followed by a series of recommendations for clinicians.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jclp.20420 pmid:17932984 fatcat:dx7phadqafbqnnmhgogoopcdqq

Un caso de cine documental de impacto social en Colombia [chapter]

Florencia Santucho
2017 Donde no habite el olvido  
There is now a deeper understanding in Australia about the power of documentary, and the importance of working to create powerful coalitions around important social issues.  ...  GOOD PITCH IS A PHENOMENAL OPPORTUNITY TO IDENTIFY SOCIAL ISSUES THAT NEED TO BE AMPLIFIED THROUGH THE POWER OF FILM AND COLLABORATION.  ... 
doi:10.4000/books.ledizioni.9994 fatcat:vi44mfipbjaabberssgrg6xcie

Internet Marketing Essentials [article]

Draper Larson
2015 Zenodo  
This framework for evaluating websites is a useful tool for determining actions that will be most beneficial for the success of a website.  ...  Regardless of the type of website one runs, that website's success is measured according to how well it meets the following objectives: (1) generate traffic (visitors to the site), (2) drive conversions  ...  A social media consulting firm created it, and though the firm's line of work is not naturally Pinterest-worthy, the firm created a visual depiction of social media recommendations for businesses that  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5913331 fatcat:kghf2ejbrnajnfzmps6u3ok2cu

Public perception of science of undergraduate students from the state of São Paulo: a study through the perspective of biotechnology

Fernanda Oliveira Simon, Estéfano Vizconde Veraszto, José Tarcísio Franco de Camargo, Dirceu da Silva, Nonato Assis de Miranda
2016 ETD: Educação Temática Digital  
Thus, this paper presents results of a survey developed from a mixed approach, which evaluated the public perception of science and attitudes in face of the scientific and technological development, from  ...  the perspective of biotechnology, in a public composed of undergraduate students from different places of São Paulo State, in Brasil.  ...  Nevertheless, they are still part of the social imaginary and have been widely publicized by the media, whether through textbooks or even by the media in general, such as TV, internet, newspaper or magazines  ... 
doi:10.20396/etd.v18i1.8635752 fatcat:ftlobehsx5dmlb4c7rg3tdmcqa

Teaching Business Ethics: The use of films and videota

LaRue Tone Hosmer, Nicholas H. Steneck
1989 Journal of Business Ethics  
Cost overruns at a nuclear power plant being constructed by the Illinois Power Company was the subject of a "60 Minute" investigative reporting broadcast on CBS, in November, 1979.  ...  to hire one of their members; (2) opportunity for a R&D manager to exploit a new concept generated at work for personal gain; (3) effort by a supplier to use past friendship and gifts as an excuse for  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00383427 fatcat:wrxg7ir42nbhpfffjpujw7pxci

Proliferating illiteracy in the universities: A Nigerian perspective

Anthony Nwaopara, Anthony Ifebhor, Frank Ohiwerei
2008 International Journal for Educational Integrity  
While recognising that the educational system is part of a much broader societal predicament, this paper nevertheless makes a number of recommendations for improvements to the Nigerian educational system  ...  , including a call for increased government funding of the education system, the need for constructive solutions to end cultism, and a multifaceted approach to entrenched social problems.  ...  Author Biographies Anthony Obioma Nwaopara holds a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc.) and a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Human Anatomy.  ... 
doi:10.21913/ijei.v4i1.194 fatcat:mx2ft6yoyrhrtdjwqc2vptyd5y

Practices and meanings of non-professional stock-trading in Taiwan: a case of relational work

Yu-Hsiang Chen, Philip Roscoe
2017 Economy and Society  
Pursuing a similar line of analysis, Lainer-Vos (2013) suggests that actors, when confronted by one of the many economic acts in which gift and exchange overlap, generally use clarification practices to  ...  power and legitimacy in financial markets.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03085147.2017.1408214 fatcat:e63on22ifjdm7jvxq7ttnl4dvu

Resurrected Bodies: Individual Experiences and Collective Expressions of Organ Transplant in North America

Arlene Macdonald
2010 Bulletin for the Study of Religion  
It is also a cultural study of North America's collective expressions of transplant as found in Christian journals, popular media, advocacy literature and public policy statements.  ...  I argue that these spiritual seekers traverse a 21 st century terrain shaped by the practices and discourses of what Foucault termed "biopower".  ...  The practice of organ donation, as framed by the rhetoric of the gift, is a conduct with social, ontological, eschatological and ritual implications.  ... 
doi:10.1558/bsor.v39i1.002 fatcat:4pxmcqa4pve43atlctovuplgsm

The Transformation of Archival Philosophy and Practice Through Digital Art

John Charles Ryan
2014 Philosophy Study  
More specifically, this paper focuses on the philosophical and technical approaches adopted by creators, conservators, and philosophers involved in the preservation of variable media artworks.  ...  The contingencies of fragile and obsolete media-or what new media theorists refer to as "technological obsolescence" (Ippolito 2003a, 47)-require forward-looking solutions to digital arts preservation.  ...  Whereas a commodity market ascribes power to those with the most capital, a gift-based market recognizes the act of giving as a value that ensures social cohesion and cultural longevity (Hyde 1999).  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5313/2014.05.006 fatcat:46iby7wlkvgexjrocsk6zvck3y

The Politics of Metrics in Education: A Contribution to the History of the Present [chapter]

Romuald Normand
2020 Handbook of Education Policy Studies  
It was urgent to train gifted scientists and engineers and to be more rigorous and demanding for curricula in sciences and mathematics.  ...  By breaking with the principle of dissection of corpses which allowed anatomy to become a science, Claude Bernard proposed a counterfactual experimental approach to highlight functions and symptoms of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-8347-2_16 fatcat:bntva7tefnapdbrs7ztd2zooba

The Role of Social Movements, Coalitions, and Workers in Resisting Harmful Artificial Intelligence and Contributing to the Development of Responsible AI [article]

Susan von Struensee
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Perhaps one of the greatest contributions of AI will be to make us ultimately understand how important human wisdom truly is in life on earth.  ...  Coalitions in all sectors are acting worldwide to resist hamful applications of AI.  ...  This provision in the GDPR was used by journalists to study profiling by dating and social media apps.  ... 
arXiv:2107.14052v1 fatcat:etqo64ksjzaihmt4kr7b6auxiu
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