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Author: Jane L. Parpart
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: development, gender, perspectives, theoretical
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2000-08-01
ISBN-10: 0889369100
ISBN-13: 9780889369108

Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development demystifies the theory of gender and development and shows how it plays an important role in everyday life. It explores the evolution of gender and development theory, introduces competing theoretical frameworks and examines new and emerging debates. The focus is on the implications of theory for policy and practice, and the need to theorize gender and development to create a more egalitarian society. Classroom exercises, study questions, activities, and case studies are included. It is designed for use in both formal and nonformal educational
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Author: James K. Olthoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cell, reprint, journal, nist, reference, frequency, electronics, conference, radio, gaseous
Number of Pages: 181
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 078812708X
ISBN-13: 9780788127083

The GEC RF Reference Cell is a parallel plate, capacity-coupled, rf plasma reactor that, in principle, is suitable for studies of basic discharge phenomena, investigation of industrial-type plasmas, and theoretical modeling. This report contains 12 articles that review nearly all of the experiments and theoretical modeling efforts that have been performed over the last 5 years using GEC cells. Together, they serve as a "users' guide" to the operation and performance of the GEC cell.
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Author: Robert M. Gordon, Ph.D.
Publisher: IAPT Press
Keywords: growth, personal, intimacy, love, expert
Number of Pages: 389
Published: 2008-04-10
ISBN-10: 0977961656
ISBN-13: 9780977961658

Why do so many people have problems with love and intimacy? Why do some parents scapegoat their children? What is Parental Alienation Syndrome? What is the MMPI? Why must we grieve loss? Are the years in psychoanalytic psychotherapy worth it? What is a psychotherapy session like? After thirty years of theoretical formulations, the author pulls it all together in this comprehensive model of love relations by integrating evolutionary psychology, psychoanalysis, cognitive and social psychology. This theoretical model lets readers see why relationships can be so irrational.
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Author: Kate A. F. Crehan
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: rural, zambia, gender, power, community, landscapes, fractured
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 1997-10-13
ISBN-10: 0520206606
ISBN-13: 9780520206601

This study examines the lives of the women and men living in two small rural communities in Zambia on the eve of the collapse of the one-party state in the 1980s. Moving beyond the limits of traditional ethnography, Kate Crehan traces the often complex ways in which local, day-to-day realities are linked to wider economic, political, imaginative structures of power beyond northwestern Zambia.Drawing on extensive fieldwork, Crehan examines economics and gender, politics and kin relations, state and local relations, and witchcraft. Situating her data within a sophisticated yet accessible theoret
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Author: David P. Landau
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: science, materials, techniques, theoretical, computational
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 1995
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14812
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Author: Somik V. Lall
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: theoretical, predictions, empirical, findings, survey, countries, urban, migration, developing, rural
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2006
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:XJZ8

The migration of labor from rural to urban areas is an important part of the urbanization process in developing countries. Even though it has been the focus of abundant research over the past five decades, some key policy questions have not found clear answers yet. To what extent is internal migration a desirable phenomenon and under what circumstances? Should governments intervene and, if so, with what types of interventions? What should be their policy objectives? To shed light on these important issues, the authors survey the existing theoretical models and their conflicting policy implicat
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Author: Oertel, Herbert
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Keywords: absolute, instability, concept, theoretical, control, flow
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 3866445318
ISBN-13: 9783866445314
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