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Give Peace (and Folk Song) a Chance: American Folk Song and the Vietnam Anti-War Movement
Folk narrative and folk song are often associated with antiquarian notions of the romanticized country ‘folk’ of times long past. This makes it difficult to conceptualize the folk and their songs in more contemporary, ...
Reacquiring a taste for Diversity: Changing food habits, their casual factors, and the value of dietary diversity in Jumla, Nepal
(Biodiversity Watch, 2014-06)
Understanding local food systems including food habit changes and the factors contributing to these changes is critical to ensuring effective interventions of food security. While diversity of foods is widely recognized ...
The Informal Sector and Tax Revenue Drive: A Nigerian Case Study
There has been a recent need to boost internally generated revenue in Nigeria due to the fall in the price of oil, upon which Nigeria has been dependent for revenue. The Nigerian government's attention has been drawn to ...
Bite Me: Abjection, Eroticism and the Breaking of Skin in True Blood
Through the relationship between vampires and humans on the television show True Blood, the abject image of biting skin and sucking blood becomes highly eroticized and romanticized. True Blood takes the image of the ...
On the Semantic Security of Secret Image Sharing Methods
In this work, we analyze some of the existing secret image sharing methods and show that they do not possess indistinguishability, a property of many secure systems. We propose a new method based on the $(k, n)$ threshold ...
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Infidelity
According to Whisman, Dixon and Johnason (1997) affairs/infidelity are the second most damaging problem that couples face and the third most difficult problem to treat. Glass & Wright (1988) argues that 30% of couples seek ...
The German Home and Child as Traumascape: The Problematic Site of the German Child Victim in North American World War II Narratives
While the strategic use of the figure of the child in narratives of German victimization has not gone unnoticed, the use of setting -- an integral part of these narratives of individual and national crisis -- has often ...
Estimating the Economic Cost of Obesity in Canadian Populations
This study aims to provide a more complete description of who suffers most severely from obesity in terms of both the prevalence of the disease and its associated costs. Literature estimating the cost of obesity is often ...
Welfare Generosity and Well-being: Evidence from Canada
This paper explores the association between provincial welfare generosity and well-being of poor Canadians. The well-being indicators include poverty incidence, depth of poverty, labor supply, time spent with kids, health ...
Every House Counts
(Manitoba Research Alliance, 2014-01-01)