Wooden Fish Songs: A Novel

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She holds a BA in Psychology from UC San Diego and an MA in Public Policy from Duke University. Some religions believe in abstinence, places where these religions are prevalent will have lower birthrates. For children under age 18 in 2014, those living in a mother-only household had the highest rate of poverty (44 percent) and those living in a father-only household had the next highest rate (28 percent). In the developed countries females live, on the average, from four to seven years longer than males; consequently, in such societies the proportion of old women is considerably higher than that of old men.

Undercurrents: Queer Culture and Postcolonial Hong Kong

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Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. Research and treatment with Black alcoholics. Because only males have the Y chromosome, a son inherits this chromosome mostly intact from his father. Intimate partner violence and drinking patterns among white, black, and Hispanic couples in the U. Students with formal schooling in their first language generally become proficient in English more quickly than those with no such schooling. The attempts to obtain better forecasts of future population resulted in successive improvements in the measuring of reproduction.

Banaras: City of Light

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Excerpts from Wong’s films, archival photographs and interviews enhance this richly detailed picture of a woman and her extraordinary life. Of the world population between the ages of 20 and 79 years, an estimated 285 million people, or 6.6%, have diabetes ( 2 ). Answering such questions is an important first step in making data-based decisions that will best serve the community's schools and its children. Results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings This report and the detailed tables present a first look at results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an annual survey of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States aged 12 years old or older.

Mothers without Citizenship: Asian Immigrant Families and

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In the developed countries females live, on the average, from four to seven years longer than males; consequently, in such societies the proportion of old women is considerably higher than that of old men. For instance, if the aged members of a population are to be helped by retirement pensions or other means, the economically active members of that population will benefit from an increase in numbers, so as to spread the burden over a larger number of shoulders.

Writing the Ghetto: Class, Authorship, and the Asian

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It was hoped that the more lenient attitude toward induced abortion would in the end reduce the number of such abortions; however, it is not yet possible to ascertain whether this program has had the desired effect (Gille 1955). S., Asian Americans have links to more than 60 percent of the world's population through our ethnicity, culture and roots," Mong said. "It is vital that we play our role and exercise our civic duty as Americans to become informed voters."

Body Evidence: Intimate Violence against South Asian Women

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They remain underrepresented in higher education and suffer from high rates of poverty. L., Dulay, M., Lam, C., Concepcion, W., Perez, P., Lopez, C., & Euler, J. (2000, Summer). Strives to make new statistical knowledge widely available to provide bene- fits to society at large and beyond his/ her own scope of applications. 11 Understands and conforms to confidentiality requirements of data collection, release, and dissemination and any restrictions on its use established by the data provider (to the extent legally required), and protects use and disclosure of data accordingly.

Dandelion Through the Crack

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The benefit of fruits and vegetables cannot be ascribed to a single or mix of nutrients and bioactive substances. In 1968, 70% of African Americans were high school drop-outs. Israel's occupation of Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem is the world's longest military occupation in modern times. [note 2] [27] The population of Israel, as defined by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, was estimated in 2016 to be 8,541,000 people. If they included them as white children and took them off the list of minorities, I wonder what the statistics would show?

Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong

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Both the African presence throughout the Americas and its significance for constructions of national culture in the United States have remained fraught with racialized and exclusionary power relations. They are unprotected and unrecognized by the laws of their host countries such as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Japan, China, the U. The percentages of those with hypertension who were aware, treated, or treated and controlled were higher for women than men. How do these Koreans fit into the history of Korea, particularly in the context of a country divided into two opposing states?

In Defense of Our Neighbors: The Walt and Milly Woodward

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A 2008 study of Oklahoma’s universal preschool program conducted in Tulsa showed positive results for all racial and ethnic groups, but impacts were particularly strong for Hispanic children. Readings draw from critical legal studies, history, literature, literary criticism, and ethnography. This decision may subsequently enhance or retard the success of the entire rehabilitation process. Consideration of them will be reserved until after some account has been given of all the other settlements.

Straitjacket Sexualities: Unbinding Asian American Manhoods

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Prerequisite: Afro-American 156. 320 Contemporary African Art. 3 credits (H-I). By 2030, 55 and older will be 37% of the adult population, 15% today. 13% more people will retire from 2003 to 2008 than in the previous five years. The Israeli government responded with an assassination campaign against the organizers of the massacre, a bombing and a raid on the PLO headquarters in Lebanon. In some countries, such as Ireland and Poland, access to abortion is limited. Mount Elbrus in Russia is the highest mountain in Europe.