The American Psychiatric Association’s launching volume on a research agenda for DSM-V 49 recognized the role of culture in practically all its chapters. Neuroscientists commented on the pervasiveness of ethnic and cultural issues in the interpretation of most genetic studies, and their influence on vulnerability and resilience, coping styles, cognitive responses to stress, and the nature of.
So it was with mingled disbelief and outrage that I read that Lillian Gish is the latest victim of our curse of “political correctness” run amok. The trustees of Bowling Green State University in her native Ohio decided on May 3 to strip her name from its Gish Film Theater in the Student Union because she was one of the stars of D. W. Griffith’s 1915 silent epic The Birth of a Nation.
Elizabeth Kolsky is Associate Professor of History and the Director of Asian Studies at Villanova University, where she has taught since 2004. She is the author of Colonial Justice in British India (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and co-editor with Sameetah Agha of Fringes of Empire: People, Places, and Spaces in Colonial India (Oxford University Press, 2009).
Ethics and Culture in Mental Health Care Jinger G. Hoop Medical College of Wisconsin Tony DiPasquale University of New Mexico Juan M. Hernandez and Laura Weiss Roberts Medical College of Wisconsin This article examines the complex relationship between culture, values, and ethics in mental health care.
Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved.
Title: Gender, modernity and the nation in Malaysian literature and film (1980s and 1990s) Creator: Khoo, Gaik Cheng: Date Issued: 1999: Description: This dissertation examines the impact of modernity, in the form of modernization, rapid industrialization and the introduction of Western ideas about nationalism and female emancipation, on gender and gender relations in contemporary Malaysian.
Perhaps one of the most widely read anthropological essays, “Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight” by Clifford Geertz is available online in standard HTML format, as well as a PDF file.The continued popularity of this piece is due in no small part to Geertz’s fluid prose, sharp observation, and self-depreciating humor.
By 1799, J. B. Bordley's Essays and Notes on Husbandry, published in Philadelphia, would offer perhaps the first definite statement on the new crosses and their promising results: “The Chinese hog mixed with the American old breed of white hogs having stiff, erect ears, as I have experienced, gives an excellent breed, which is hardy, feeds cheap, and weighs 160 to upwards of 200.” 89.