submitted by ondriomclork 47 minutes ago
Kasus penyakit jantung koroner semakin sering ditemukan karena pesatnya perubahan gaya hidup. Angka kesakitan/kematiannya terlihat cenderung meningkat. Faktor yang mungkin menjadi penyebab terjadinya peningkatan kasus arterosklerosis adalah gaya hidup (life style); diantaranya dari pola makan yang tidak sehat. Pola makan tidak sehat meliputi antara lain diet tinggi lemak dan karbohidrat...
submitted by niilish 1 hour ago
Contemporary scholarship understates the resilience of everyday life in humanitarian crisis. Disaster may seem like a fleeting moment—colloquially, we say “the world stood still” or “everything changed in a blink”—but in the Buduburam Refugee Camp, a predominately Liberian refugee camp in Ghana, people experienced calamitous tragedy accumulated over years of daily activities. Though...
Conducting fieldwork at and away from home: shifting researcher positionality with mobile interviewing methods
submitted by ZackDon 2 hours ago
In this article, I begin from the premise that a meaningful difference exists between being a member of the same broad cultural group as your participants and actually sharing a personal history, a social network, and an assumed place-based investment in the future with them – as experienced by those scholars who conduct their research in the places they call home. I draw upon my own rese...
submitted by AlbertoM 2 hours ago
This paper introduces a special issue of Cultural Sociology focused upon ‘music worlds’, ‘music scenes’, ‘music fields’ and musically focused ‘networks’ – the expression in the title, ‘social spaces of music’, is intended as a neutral means of capturing the (shared) focus of these different concepts. The paper begins with a brief...
submitted by glozil 2 hours ago
Ten years have passed since the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación) published their findings on the conflict that claimed over 69,000 lives from 1980 to 2000. While the Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación placed primary responsibility for deaths and disappearances (54%) on the insurrectionary group Shining Path (Se...
submitted by GranCannon 4 hours ago
In Carina del Valle Schorske's reflection on two major conferences, nearly a dozen leading black psychoanalysts share how being African American has—or hasn't—shaped their clinical practices and approaches to psychoanalysis.
submitted by OrionBrad 4 hours ago
Although the activism of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X continues to receive the most attention, Fredrick Harris argues that James Baldwin is better situated to explain why black Americans continue to be pressed to the margins of American society.
submitted by iffeik 4 hours ago
Finding links between Tarantino's Django Unchained and Kara Walker's A Subtlety, Catherine Keyser looks at how metaphors of sweetness and delectability shaped white understanding of black bodies in the slave economy of the South's Sugar Kingdom.
submitted by yoro 4 hours ago
The celebrated jazz musician, composer, and professor of music Vijay Iyer talks with Krishna Lewis about his musical influences and the implications of being an Indian American adept of a black American musical genre.
submitted by PablAlfo 4 hours ago
Undertaking a detailed exegesis of “(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay,” Irene Yoon speculates about why Otis Redding's last song was such a crossover success, and what it might tell us about a great talent whose life was cut tragically short.
submitted by fferitlopxzvcv 4 hours ago
Yohuru Williams interviews Peniel Joseph about his new book Stokely: A Life and his decision to focus his recent scholarship on Stokely Carmichael, the elusive and controversial “Prime Minister” of the Black Panthers.
submitted by jbierzo 4 hours ago
Women's rights activist jewel bush shares insights about global blackness gained through her friendship with Samra, a member of the marginalized and oft-mistreated community of black Palestinians.
submitted by tokir222333 4 hours ago
Celebrated photojournalist Robin Hammond shares photos from his project Condemned, which documents human rights abuses against mentally ill Africans, often by their families, caregivers, and those entrusted with their healing.
submitted by morteno 4 hours ago
Tying it to the trope of madness in rap music, Jonathan Metzl details how schizophrenia came to be defined as a mental illness, and how it was never far from folk notions of race-based pathology.
Growth Curve Analyses of the Relationship between Early Maternal Age and Children’s Mathematics and Reading Performance
submitted by DarnKeith 5 hours ago
Regarding the methods used to examine the early maternal age-child academic outcomes relationship, the extant literature has tended to examine change using statistical analyses that fail to appreciate that individuals vary in their rates of growth. Of the one study I have been able to find that employs a true growth model to estimate this relationship, the authors only controlled for characteri...