Research Proposal “We cannot take communion from the altars of a dominant culture which confuses price with value and converts people and countries into merchandise” (Eduardo Galeano).Context and Statement of ProblemNigeria is sub-Saharan Africa's largest producer of oil and the eighth largest world exporter of crude oil, yet a majority of its population lives in poverty. The average life expectancy at birth is 47 years; this is a decrease of 20 years from the previous report in the...
"" - 1. The future of space is nearing a crossroads in which, will the 50-year tradition of international cooperation and space sanctuary prevail; or, will the fear of military and/or economic domination drive nations to compete aggressively for primacy in the ultimate high ground. Further, with the dual use capability of most intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) satellites and the rapid commercialisation of space, it would be more prudent for nations to migrate more of...
1.1 ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE Accessibility to health care in this study will focus on the investigation of whether people have easy access to health care services in Sheffield. Joseph and Phillips (1984, p52) expressed that the availability of services does not essentially warrant the use nor does the use of the same amount of health care warrants a population of evenly healthy individuals in a society, is one statement that stresses the importance of even distribution of health care ...
INTRODUCTION It is important in this report to highlight the relevance of GIS ( Geographic Information System) and Remote sensing, that is exlaining the role of remote sensing in species health of an ecological area by the use of electromagnetic spectrum, thus to determine whether remote sensing and GIS technologies could be used to model a habitat distribution or show the prevalence or disrtibution of a plant or animal species. Although, to ensure long term sustainability of a...
Forces and Trends Research Step 1 A)Forces or trends Health and taste and flavor are the two forces that are prominent in the fast food industry. Health Consumers of the fast food are now becoming very much concerned about the natural healthy food. A survey report shows that 63% of the consumers chose those products that contain low fat, while 55% of the consumers purchased products that are labeled low in saturated fat. This shows that a total of 71% of the consumers purchasing consumable...
MEASUREMENT OF CHALK DISCONTINUITY IN PEACEHAVEN CLIFFINTRODUCTION In Peacehaven the Chalk discontinuities are very important in cliff and foreshore stability, (Lord et al, 2002). Discontinuities and fractures are favourable for accumulation of water though they appear in different format sometimes creates various engineering uncertainties. This report highlights on the rock stability and possible failure of Peacehaven Friars Bay, (from appendix 1) outlines the measurements of different...
HEALING AMERICA'S POPULATION THROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF DISEASE AND NUTRITION: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH Introduction Though the United States is one of the most powerful nations on earth, as far as developing new fields of science and technology, the one area in which America does not dominate nor excel is health. Specifically, America is dying from illness that is related to a diet poor in nutrition. This issue is due in part to society's ignorance which stems from a lack of unified and...
CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the study. Principles of war are key considerations that commanders use as an academic start point when contemplating combat operations. They range from strategic, and operational, to tactical factors which serve as guiding rules which must not be violated in order to ensure success in any operation. The Principles of war range from; selection and maintenance of the aim, offensive action, flexibility, sustainability, concentration of force, cooperation,...
Foucault's theory of discourse remains important in anthropology and sociology as well as other fields. Before looking at Foucault's work on discourse we must briefly also examine non-foucaldian conceptions of discourse in order to better understand it. There are two groups of non-foucauldian approaches to discourse the formal and the empirical approach. The formal approach considers it in terms of the text and is therefore very close to the disciplines of sociolinguistics and ethnography of...
The Huaorani, once known as Aucas are a distant group of Indians that live in the Amazonian Rainforest. The Huaorani are characterized by their self-sufficient life in the forest whose plant and animal life is one of the most over-sufficient worldwide. These Indians are a very private group within the rainforest of Ecuador. They are not familiar with normal life of the Ecuadorian culture; they choose to live life by their own rules and regulations. The Huaorani has a reputation for being a...