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Women in Prehistoric Indo European Society By Paul Proulx
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Throughout the 19th century scholars believed that the Proto Indo European (PIE) society had cross cousin marriage, matrilineal descent, and matriarchy (a female version of patriarchy). Then by the... More > middle of the 20th century, the backlash was proclaiming just the opposite: that PIE society was patrilineal and patriarchical, and had husband centered residence. Friedrich (1966:9) even speculated that "widows may have been marked for some mortuary ritual; sacrifice and interment with the husband." Now new insights suggest that the 19th century scholars may have been closer to right than the later ones. The evidence for husband centered residence and patriliny does not withstand critical examination, and, although there is no evidence of matriarchy, the evidence for wife centered residence is good. Matriliny too seems very likely, and women evidently had important active roles cementing family alliances. The trail of these new insights begins among the eastern Algonquian peoples...< Less
paligenesia - raison d'être By Georges Vaskas
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The new cosmology of Georges N. Vaskas. (Translation by Magnus Parsons from the original French by Daniel Janisson) The Universe is à living polygalactic organism, according the inviolable... More > law of G. N. Vaskas : "Everything which moves by its own endogenous force is living, and since it is living, it is also governed by a rudimentary or conscious intelligence". And about the Galactic multiplication, since all the spatial phenomena continue to be explained in the framework of the Big Bang theory, some observers feel obliged to twist the particularities of some galactic reproductions, to find them catastrophic causes without bringing the least perceptible trace, interpreting these phenomena as if it was a matter of collisions between neighbouring galaxies, of various absorptions of one by another ; going as far as to say that they cross over one another, etc... thus leaving a very big open question.< Less
A Beautiful Ivory Bangle By Denis Montgomery
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The history and pre-history of eastern Africa during the last 5,000 years, featuring the impact and influence of northern hemisphere Indian Ocean seatraders.
Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum By SCURF
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Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum of Sonoma State University has published its 6th volume of undergraduate research work. The theme of this year's issue is Imprints: Humanity's... More > Footprint on Time and Space.< Less
On the Biographical Novel Entitled Lilly By Fazila Derya Agis
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The novel entitled Lilly: I Am an Arab Jew by the Turkish-Jewish writer Eddi Anter is a detailed description of the life of a Jewish family in Istanbul. In the core of the book, you can find the... More > concept of “human being as a mortal creature” that has basic needs, such as nutrition, reproduction, and sociability satisfied via cultural rules of cooking, thus Kosher rules, religious obligations of marrying a person who has the same religion, and a cultural group formed in relation with some religious and social norms. The life of the mother of the author in the Jewish quarters of Istanbul and the childhood, the adolescence, and the adulthood of the author are depicted in the novel, as he starts up the novel describing the funeral of his mother, Gisele Anter, known as Lilly. The author deals with the social institution of family and the cultural processes of enculturation, acculturation, culturation, assimilation, and cultural change. This book review is a study guide teaching the identity formation terminology.< Less
FIELDWORK AT A SPORTS CLUB IN ANKARA, TURKEY: INTERNATIONAL SOCCER MATCHES AND IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN A SOCCER TEAM By Fazila Derya Agis
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On April 20, 2011, I conducted fieldwork at the Gençlerbirliği Sports Club in Ankara (in Turkey) that was founded as a soccer club by a group of Turkish high school students in Ankara and... More > their physical education teacher in 1923. I observed three soccer matches; however, two female American soccer players attracted my attention. In his study, I describe the details of the fieldwork I conducted, and suggest that women can be soccer players.< Less
Fieldwork at a Sports Club By Fazila Derya Agis
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On April 20, 2011, I conducted fieldwork at the Gençlerbirliği Sports Club in Ankara (in Turkey) that was founded as a soccer club by a group of Turkish high school students in Ankara and... More > their physical education teacher in 1923. I observed three soccer matches; however, two female American soccer players attracted my attention. In his study, I describe the details of the fieldwork I conducted, and suggest that women can be soccer players.< Less
Em-FAYE-sis/Syl-AHHH-ble By Robert Morrison
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This book is kind of a hodgepodge of my thoughts over the years; things that I never did get into a book until now. I tried to cover everything that interested me over the 8 decades I've been around.... More > Just a trip through my mind!< Less
Global Nonkilling Working Papers #1 By Robert Sussman et al.
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Following the Center’s mission of “promoting change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world”, the "Global Nonkilling Working Papers" series are dedicated to... More > theory and research incorporating original scientific works that tackle issues related to the construction of nonkilling societies, where killing, threats to kill and conditions conductive to killing are absent.< Less
THE MORAL PREMISES OF NUCLEAR WAR By Barrie Machin
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We are often trapped in the preconceptions of a system of thought. The arms race is a moral issue with historical, social and psychological roots. In this paper I examine the thinking behind it: the... More > myth of scientific expertise; the myth of the external present; the conceptual status of' the 'other'; the con¬sequences of defensiveness and its acceptable levels; the premise of mass genocide; the rights of children; the damage inflicted by undropped bombs; the harm inflicted by dual codes, and legitimate and illegitimate 'terrorism’. 45 pages< Less

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