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‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel
This paper examines the discourse female military service personnel use to describe their military service. Using video-recorded oral history interviews available online from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, ...
Education and Women's 'Autonomy': An NGO's Efforts in a Calcutta Basti
A community-based non-profit in a majority Muslim community in Kolkata, India, initiates several female education projects, Muslim girls' concepts of 'autonomy'
Review essay: Killer Apps and Technomyths
(Historical Studies In The Natural Sciences, 2013-02-01)
MILITARY BRATS: A Living Study in Race Relations
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
In 1948, President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 9981, desegregating the United States military. Much has been written about the Order's effect on soldiers; almost none about the powerful effect it has had on generations ...
Clientelism, Elections, and the Dialectic of Numerical People in Northeast Brazil
(University of Chicago Press, 2018-04-01)
This paper explores rural Brazilians’ interpretations of and ethical reflections on political clientelism. Brazilian elites often regard the people of the dry hinterland (sertanejos) as lazy, politically apathetic, and ...
This short story involves the interaction of a beggar and a prostitute in the precincts of the Kalil temple in Kolkata, India.
Gender, equity, and empowerment: Harnessing agricultural research for better nutrition outcomes
(Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
Large disparities in nutrition and health outcomes exist between different social groups, and resources and processes related to these outcomes are often distributed inequitably. These differences between groups intersect ...
Grassroots lessons: Implementation of pension schemes for single women and the elderly in Jharkhand, India
There is ongoing debate in India on whether Government spending on social security schemes should be cut. Advocates for spending cuts claim that they do not reach their intended people. However there is not much. There is ...