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Biopolitical and Disciplinary Peacebuilding: Sport, Reforming Bodies and Rebuilding Societies
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-03-25)
The peacebuilding political rationality established in the first years of the current century broadened the target of such efforts from state institutions to populations and adopted an array of disciplinary and biopolitical ...
Unmet needs in long-term care and their associated factors among the oldest old in China
Background With a rapidly aging population and a decline in the availability of family caregivers, the number of elders in China who have unmet long-term care needs is increasing. Because unmet needs often have negative ...
Repeat what after whom? Exploring variable selectivity in a cross-dialectal shadowing task
(Frontiers Media, 2015-05-12)
Twenty women from Christchurch, New Zealand and 16 from Columbus Ohio (dialect region U.S. Midland) participated in a bimodal lexical naming task where they repeated monosyllabic words after four speakers from four regional ...
A Descriptive Study of the Knowledge-Base of Malaria between the Visually-impaired and the Non-Visually impaired in Two Primary Schools in Lagos, Nigeria; implications for health education
Background: The study was carried out in two primary schools in Lagos State, Nigeria. One hundred students were from Pacelli School for the Blind and one hundred and sixty-four students were from Onitolo Primary School, ...
The Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding among Mothers in Two Semi-Urban Areas around a Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Designated Hospital in Lagos State, Nigeria
Background: The World health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) initiated intensive efforts to transform hospitals into breastfeeding support centers through the Baby Friendly Hospital ...
Village Health Workers: Considering Their Potential Role in the Current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak
An overview of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the current outbreak was discussed. The void created by the loss of health care workers and the increased need for village health workers (VHWs) was highlighted. The ...
The Political Economy and Stigmatization of HIV/AIDS in Patients Attending a Clinic in Lagos, Nigeria
Background: The aim of the study was to highlight the political economy of HIV/AIDS in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) through use of relevant literature and administration of self-administered questionnaires. The ...
Standards-based mathematics curricula and the promotion of quantitative literacy in elementary school
Background: Prior research has shown that students taught using Standards-based mathematics curricula tend to outperform students on measures of mathematics achievement. However, little research has focused particularly ...
Special Populations At-Risk for Dropping Out of School: A Discipline-Based Analysis of STEM Educators
(Institute for STEM Education and Research, 2015-04)
The term at-risk without proper context and definition can evoke many possibilities, characteristics, and conditions that can make comparisons and interpretation difficult. [...]in this investigational description, the ...
Tackling a Fundamental Problem: Using Digital Labs to Build Smarter Computing Cultures
(University of Chicago Press, 2015-01-19)
This timely edited collection will do much to promote and strengthen interdisciplinary collaborations in the digital humanities.