• The reasons for preference of majority of women to deliver at home includes home delivery as a natural process, trust in TBA, heavy workload during pregnancy, family support, cultural perceptions, traditional practices and faith in the religion, lack of independence and decision-making power of women and financial dependence on others. (springer.com)
  • More significant in determining U.S. policy in Southeast Asia than strategic appraisals of the Laotian landscape were cultural perceptions of the Lao people. (bc.edu)
  • Jacobs contends that U.S. policy toward Laos under Eisenhower and Kennedy cannot be understood apart from the traits Americans ascribed to their Lao allies. (bc.edu)
  • These church leaders and members understood that the days of easy growth and cultural Christianity were ending. (thomrainer.com)
  • Older standards of beauty were big body, wide hips, and good to make baby," says Bae Seonghee, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Gumi, South Korea. (theatlantic.com)
  • I'm afraid 2018 will be a make or break year for this local Body. (thomrainer.com)
  • Obviously that does not necessarily falsify the contention that Europeans and East Asians share ancestors ~20,000 years BP, but, it should make us cautious of putting too much weight on models which are likely sensitive to a range of inputs when it comes to putative demographic models. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Speaking of the goals we had laid down, we take into account the difficulties we had to face in the accomplishment of our task, which arose from the specific characteristics of the group, from the fact that we communicated with the survey subjects after certain changes had already occurred in their identities and we had to judge about them based on their memories alone. (omda.bg)
  • The specific characteristics mentioned above set up the objective limits of our research framework. (omda.bg)
  • I am seeing some specific traits common in many of these churches. (thomrainer.com)
  • Sociologically, seeing how the cultural norms favor one category over another for specific types of traits demonstrates not only who has power in this society but also how we attribute meaning. (typepad.com)
  • Drawing on diplomatic correspondence and the work of iconic figures like "celebrity saint" Tom Dooley, Jacobs finds that the characteristics American statesmen and the American media attributed to the Lao-laziness, immaturity, and cowardice-differed from the traits assigned the South Vietnamese, making Lao chances of withstanding communist aggression appear dubious. (bc.edu)
  • She had been waiting and watching for fifteen years, and chances were that she would be waiting even longer before moving out of the system and back into the trans-c currents. (jimmichie.com)
  • According to the Chinese Cultural Center of San Francisco , children born in the Year of the Rabbit are calm, kind, well-spoken and talented. (sheknows.com)
  • Medical practice in the field of addiction mirrors cultural notions about addiction and empowers an oppressive regulatory kind of involvement. (cedro-uva.org)
  • The cultural and spiritual factors include assuming delivery as natural process ought to happen at home, trust in traditional birth attendants, traditional practices during and after delivery and faithful to religion practice, besides, denial by health facilities to benign traditional and spiritual practices such as prayers and traditional food preparations to be performed over there. (springer.com)
  • These include degrees of sexual sterility and incompatibility, nucellar embryony (asexual seed production), extended juvenility, and large plant size, which affect cultural practice in the orchard. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We are the product of a process that started 3.8 billion years ago, with the origin of life, being just one of the astonishing different forms which emerged with the evolutionary process. (scielo.br)
  • The concept of the atavism has enjoyed a rich life in the cultural sphere as a metaphor for the sudden resurgence of primitive forms of thought and behaviour in the context of modern civilisation. (blogspot.fr)
  • The major task we set ourselves in this inquiry, was to get an insight into the cultural identity of this group of students, as well as try to single out some of the changes resulting from the influence of the Turkish culture they experienced during their stay in Turkey. (omda.bg)
  • A group of students or alumni who have the same year of graduation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A good example comes from Canada, a population of bighorn sheep that hunters have targeted, large ones, for about 30 years, those with, you know, the big trophy horns. (npr.org)
  • Our interest in this particular group had been provoked by the fact that these individuals were bearers of the two cultures, had permanent residence outside Bulgaria, had emigrated immediately before the democratic changes, had not witnessed the process of reforms over the last seven years and could provide both an outside and inside view based on their own world perception. (omda.bg)
  • and a distinctive process, made possible by a series of traits related to cognition, was culture, whose complexity is many orders of magnitude higher than related phenomena found in other organisms. (scielo.br)
  • Acceptance is a cultural and political process that can be increased or decreased. (cedro-uva.org)
  • Self-identified Puerto Ricans, aged 45-75 years and residing in the Boston, MA metro area, were recruited through door-to-door enumeration and community approaches. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Therefore, the goal for this report is to describe the challenges and opportunities for recruitment and assessment of a cohort of Puerto Rican adults living in the Boston, MA area, as well as their baseline characteristics. (biomedcentral.com)
  • And in terms of the Chinese zodiac, that means it's the year of the Metal Rabbit. (sheknows.com)
  • The metal aspect of the year 4708 means that those born this year will be stubborn, determined and rigid. (sheknows.com)
  • This means that Oceanians have been isolated from other non-Africans for ~50,000 years, excluding recent admixture (e.g. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Many advanced traits -- including complex symbolic expression, art, and elaborate cultural diversity -- emerged mainly during the past 100,000 years. (si.edu)
  • The beginnings of agriculture and the rise of the first civilizations occurred within the past 12,000 years. (si.edu)
  • Compared to this past year, the Year of the Tiger, 4708 stands to be a much milder, easier, better year. (sheknows.com)
  • Most varieties of domestic dogs have been produced during the past 300 years. (creationscience.com)
  • As we begin this new year, we have a new opportunity to start with new attitudes and renewed efforts. (thomrainer.com)
  • While the French were among the first to settle in the Ottawa Valley during the early 19th century fur trade, they were later joined by the Scottish and Irish as the major cultural groups in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tetraploid plants were grown outdoors in containers during 2008, 2009 and 2010 and were evaluated for horticultural traits and fruit and seed production. (patents.com)
  • Kim hopes to study psychology when she goes to college, but she's deferring for a year so she can work and save money for more surgery. (theatlantic.com)
  • In order to achieve the desired success, strategies should be focused on increasing women awareness about the risks and threats of cultural-traditional practices at home delivery and benefits of the utilization of health facilities. (springer.com)
  • Only in Nuevo León did observers link Indian populations by cultural peculiarities, such as hairstyle and body decoration. (tshaonline.org)
  • The provision of a maternity waiting home around the health facilities can alleviate some of these socio-cultural barriers. (springer.com)