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  1. Gubernamentalidad y poder pastoral

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    Mauro Benente

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available En sus trabajos de fines de la década de 1970 Michel Foucault abordó la noción de gubernamentalidad para dar cuenta del funcionamiento del gobierno de los hombres. En su genealogía de estas tecnologías de gobierno encuentra un antecedente remoto en el poder pastoral y afirma que el pastorado es ajeno al pensamiento político de la Grecia clásica. En este trabajo desarrollo algunos problemas en la presentación que realiza de la obra de Platón. Foucault estudia la aparición del poder pastoral en las obras políticas de Platón, en particular en Político, y afirma que allí se rechaza al pastor como clave para explicar la actividad de gobierno, pero creo que sus argumentos no alcanzan para realizar esta afirmación.

  2. O ideário taylorista, a gestão da subjetividade e o poder pastoral Taylorist ideology, subjectivity management, and pastoral power

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    Bruno Eduardo Procopiuk Walter

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Este ensaio tem por objetivo analisar o ideário taylorista concernente à relação entre operários e gestores a partir da categoria do poder pastoral, proposta por Michel Foucault. Se o poder disciplinar incide sobre o corpo, o poder pastoral incide sobre a alma do indivíduo, implicando - por meio de técnicas confessionais - a direção de consciência. No âmbito do taylorismo, pode-se concluir, tal poder se manifesta, mas não com um sentido parhesiastico, revelando no taylorismo um processo de configuração de verdades a respeito do sujeito operário, ou trabalhador, que o coloca em condição de objeto da gestão nas relações estabelecidas entre a gestão e o operário.This essay aims to analyze the Taylorist ideology concerning the relation between laborers and managers through the pastoral power category, proposed by Michel Foucault. If the disciplinary power is focused on the body, the pastoral power is focused on the individual's soul, implying - through confessional techniques - the direction of consciousness. Under Taylorism, one may conclude, such power manifests itself, but not in a parrhesiastic sense, revealing in Taylorism a truth configuration process with regard to the working subject, or laborer, which puts him in a condition of management object in the relations established between management and laborer.

  3. O ideário taylorista, a gestão da subjetividade e o poder pastoral

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    Bruno Eduardo Procopiuk Walter

    Full Text Available Este ensaio tem por objetivo analisar o ideário taylorista concernente à relação entre operários e gestores a partir da categoria do poder pastoral, proposta por Michel Foucault. Se o poder disciplinar incide sobre o corpo, o poder pastoral incide sobre a alma do indivíduo, implicando - por meio de técnicas confessionais - a direção de consciência. No âmbito do taylorismo, pode-se concluir, tal poder se manifesta, mas não com um sentido parhesiastico, revelando no taylorismo um processo de configuração de verdades a respeito do sujeito operário, ou trabalhador, que o coloca em condição de objeto da gestão nas relações estabelecidas entre a gestão e o operário.

  4. Poder pastoral, acomodo y territorialidad en las Cartas Annuas jesuitas de Quito

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    Carlos Espinosa

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza las Cartas Annuas jesuitas entre 1586 y 1660 que hacen refe-rencia a la Audiencia de Quito. Esta fuente poco consultada se utiliza para son-dear las estrategias jesuitas de evangelización y el régimen de administración de sacramentos de la orden en Quito. El artículo propone que las estrategias de evangelización jesuita dieron un giro al pasar de un encuentro con la religión nativa que incluyó un interés en mitos prehispánicos y extirpación de idolatría a un enfoque tabula rasa que se centraba en la administración de sacramentos. El artículo atribuye este giro a la transferencia del Colegio jesuita de Quito de la provincia jesuita de Perú a la provincia del Nuevo Reino (Nueva Granada. El artículo contextualiza el encuentro jesuita con la cultura nativa y la operación del régimen sacramental con referencia al concepto de las dos evangelizaciones de Juan Carlos Estenssoro, la noción de poder pastoral de Michel Foucault y la idea de la confesionalización perteneciente a la historiografía de la modernidad temprana europea. The article looks at the Jesuit Annual Letters concerning the Audiencia of Quito between 1586 and 1660. This virtually unexplored source is employed to analyze the conversion strategies and sacramental regime of the Jesuits in Quito. The article contends that the Jesuit conversion strategies shifted from an early enga-gement with native religion that included an interest in native myths, and ex-tirpation of idolatry to a tabula rasa approach centered on the administration of sacraments. The article attributes this shift to the transfer of the Colegio de Quito from the Jesuit province of Peru to that of the New Kingdom (New Granada. The article contextualizes the Jesuit engagement with native culture in Quito and the operation of the administration of sacraments with reference to Juan Carlos Estenssoro’s notion of the two conversions as well as with reference to Michel Foucault

  5. O benevolente e a “vítima” na prostituição: Poder e violência simbólica em interações entre prostitutas e a Pastoral da Mulher Marginalizada

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    Andreia Skackauskas

    Full Text Available Resumo O artigo aborda o papel de organizações dedicadas ao “resgate” de prostitutas no Brasil, cujas práticas quase artesanais de assistência são assumidas principalmente por organizações religiosas. Tais organizações imaginam-se como sujeitos benevolentes, enquanto constroem as prostitutas necessariamente como “vítimas”. A partir de pesquisa etnográfica, analisa-se a desigualdade de poder e a violência simbólica que permeiam as relações entre prostitutas e integrantes de uma organização da Igreja Católica - a Pastoral da Mulher Marginalizada. O processo de subalternização de prostitutas mostra desacordos entre o discurso e as práticas mediante os quais essa organização pretende mudar a vida das mulheres sujeitas às suas intervenções, particularmente através do procedimento de deixá-las falar, mas sem ouvi-las, ou de silenciá-las.

  6. Images of pastoral care

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    2017-08-25

    Aug 25, 2017 ... pastoral work and demonstrate how we can avoid a sacrificial model of pastoral care. ... very important for all people offering pastoral care to be aware of their own power ... Good Samaritan is proposed in order to stimulate a life- .... and family. ... healthy balance of give and take in pastoral relationships.

  7. Pastores en el 'Quijote'

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    Francisco López Estrada

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available Alonso Quijano become to be don Quixote, when the reading of some books of knight-errantry makes him mad. But don Alonso reads also pastoral literature. Sancho confess the was a rustician shepherd. Dulcinea is a name nearly to the pastoral literature. Don Quixote pronounces a pastoral lecture, adressed to others shepherds. In Sierra Morena, during the Grisóstomo's funeral, Marcela enunciate & discourse in favor of love liberty. Don Quixote attends to Camacho's wedding and he intervenes in the facts of this act. Finally, Don Quixote regains his mind, and he dies like a christianman being Alonso Quijano.

  8. in the pastoral epistles?

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    book-length project, into the spirituality of the Pastoral Epistles. In this larger ..... only three references in the Greek magical papyri.12 Nevertheless, there is a close link between the ..... Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University.

  9. Understanding pastoral mobility

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    Adriansen, Hanne Kirstine

    2008-01-01

    Based on a case study from Sahelian Senegal, this paper analyses how various actors perceive the importance of pastoral mobility and presents issues of importance for understanding the use of mobility among Fulani of Ferlo. One knowledge system is a scientific one, the 'new rangeland paradigm...... territory, which they consider their place, but are unwilling to employ large-scale mobility themselves. Mobility is not of importance for their ethnic identity and some use paid herders to care for their livestock. By looking at both knowledge systems, we achieve a better understanding of pastoral mobility...

  10. The oxymoron of American pastoralism

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    G. Sayre

    2013-01-01

    Pastoralism has been variously defined in American literary studies. In European literature the pastoral persisted as a distinct genre and self-conscious literary tradition from Theocritus and Virgil through the eighteenth century. Major eighteenth and nineteenth-century American authors alluded to this tradition, but they could not really lay claim to it, for as this...

  11. Liderazgo y poder

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    Sánchez Calderón, Magaly; Rubio Mahecha, Leydi Milena

    2013-01-01

    En este documento, el lector encontrará aspectos teóricos que le permitirán entender los conceptos de liderazgo y poder, mediante la inclusión de tópicos como la evolución y escenarios en los cuales éstos se han venido desarrollando. Con el fin de que el lector genere su propia configuración del líder, el trabajo contiene además la categorización y estilos de liderazgo y las fuentes y usos del poder. Conjuntamente se resaltará la labor del líder y el manejo de su poder dentro de las organi...

  12. Coreografias do poder

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    Alberto Amaral

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho pretende discutir as formas de resistência presentes nos filmes Quase dois irmãos, de Lucia Murat, Valentin, de Alejandro Agresti, e no curta-metragem Baseado em estórias reais, de Gustavo Moraes, a partir dos conflitos originados no choque dos discursos em relações de poder dentro de um Estado de Exceção ou mesmo em âmbito familiar. Compreendendo que todo discurso é uma prática de poder – saber entre os sujeitos. Para tal compreensão buscamos as elucidações do filosofo francês Michel Foucault, o qual desenvolveu suas idéias em torno do poder a partir de sua segunda fase de pensamento, conhecida como momento genealógico, especificamente o poder opressor exercido durante as ditaduras militares do Brasil e da Argentina, confronta-se com outros opositores e presentes no mesmo âmbito social, seja por meio do cárcere, seja por meio da relação de autoridade entre pai e filho.

  13. JURISDIÇÃO CONSTITUCIONAL: CONFLITOS E TENSÕES ENTRE O SUPREMO TRIBUNAL FEDERAL E O PODER LEGISLATIVO -- CONSTITUTIONAL JURISDICTION: CONFLICTS AND TENSIONS BETWEEN THE SUPREME DEFERAL COURT AND THE LEGISLATIVE NATIONAL POWER

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    Anna Candida da Cunha Ferraz

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Conflitos e tensões permeiam a jurisdição constitucional no Brasil. Em organização estatal fundada na separação de poderes, que é disciplinada de modo expresso e, por vezes, taxativo na Constituição da República Federativa do Brasil de 1988, e que tem como guardião o Supremo Tribunal Federal, um dos poderes constituídos, conflitos entre poderes são possíveis ou mesmo inevitáveis. Vários exemplos demonstram essa realidade. Neste artigo alguns exemplos de conflitos entre o Supremo Tribunal Federal e o Poder Legislativo são examinados em razão do nível da polêmica que suscitam e por envolverem sério questionamento sobre a força normativa da Constituição brasileira. Palavras-chave: Conflitos entre Poderes. Tensões na Jurisdição Constitucional. Poder Legislativo. Supremo Tribunal Federal. Força normativa da Constituição.

  14. HAMLET E O PODER

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    Gomes, Analice Franco; Parente Rebouças, Marcus Vinícius

    2017-01-01

    Este artigo científico analisa a tragédia shakespeariana de Hamlet sob o prisma específico das relações de poder, estabelecendo uma interface entre a Ciência Política e a Arte Teatral, com o propósito de produzir aportes teóricos que permitam melhor compreender o fenômeno político. Além de considerações acerca de dados biográficos de Shakespeare e de aspectos gerais a respeito da peça “Hamlet”, delineou-se um conceito de poder enquanto relação humana, adotando-se Michel Foucault como referenc...

  15. Pastoral care: marketing "high touch".

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    Finn, M

    1986-01-01

    Marketing pastoral care skills is important both within and without the health care organization. To increase administrators' awareness of the value of the pastoral care department, for example, chaplains must be able to demonstrate that their activities can affect the bottom line. They must therefore develop a system of accountability that defines and measures their services in objective terms. Such a system would include the reporting of monthly visit statistics as well as the collection of data from patients and personnel on the adequacy of pastoral care services. Other awareness-building activities could include participation in nursing practice rounds, in-service presentations, involvement in hospital social events, and placement of articles about pastoral care in hospital publications. Activities that would help to foster good community relations and thereby improve census include participation in the area clergy association, work with local church groups that visit the sick and the homebound, providing speakers to community organizations, and sponsoring a memorial Mass for families of patients who have died at the hospital. Pastoral care staff should not feel threatened by the changing health care environment. Instead they must recognize the opportunity it provides to create ways to minister to a new mix of patients and to reach new groups.

  16. Street Pastors : on security, care and faith

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    van Steden, R.

    2018-01-01

    This paper presents a study of Street Pastors in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Street Pastors are Christian volunteers who look after vulnerable people in the night-time economy. In this manner, they provide ‘securitas’ through empathy and care. The motives of Street Pastors for engaging with

  17. Practicing discernment: pastoral care in crisis situations.

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    Landes, Scott D

    2010-01-01

    This article correlates a particular experience of providing pastoral care for a person in a crisis situation with a particular understanding of the practice of pastoral care. Through engaging in correlative practical theology, it highlights the need for practicing discernment when providing pastoral care for persons utilizing narratives to work through crisis situations.

  18. Poder, medios y conflicto

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    Mondragón Mesa, Víctor Manuel

    2016-01-01

    El artículo tiene como propósito hacer una reflexión sobre el papel que cumplen los medios de comunicación en la sociedad. Para ello hace un análisis del poder que representa la estructura del sistema económico, sobre el cual se ha desarrollado la sociedad moderna. Se intenta ligar el papel de la producción con el consumo, y de este con los medios, como reflejo del sistema instaurado que ha moldeado estructuras y relaciones culturales y sociales. De otra se analiza el consumo, a la luz de dif...

  19. Reflection on pastoral care in Africa: Towards discerning emerging pragmatic pastoral ministerial responses

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    Vhumani Magezi

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Pastoral care takes different forms in responding to people’s needs in their context. Accordingly, over the centuries it has evolved in response to emerging needs. Historical developments in pastoral care are well-documented. However, pastoral care in Africa has a short and unsystematically documented history. Scholarly discussions on pastoral care concerning the continent tend to be considered under African theological frameworks. Notwithstanding the already existing weaknesses in African theological discussion, pastoral care in Africa has remained fragmented with diverse and seemingly knee-jerk approaches in guiding individuals who provide pastoral care. In view of this, this article firstly aims to provide a broad overview and initiate a discussion on the current challenges in pastoral care in Africa. Secondly, it aims to reveal some gaps worth pursuing by scholars in the discipline. Thirdly, it sheds some light on approaches employed by pastoral practitioners in pastoral ministry practice. In doing so, this article opens the lid on some perspectives adopted in ministry work on the frontlines, that is, providing pastoral care to people in their communities – particularly church communities. This article first outlines the problem to be addressed followed by an overview of pastoral care in Africa. It then proceeds to address potential research opportunities within the discipline. Finally, it highlights some emerging approaches in providing pastoral care in the communities. This article does not focus on one particular pastoral care issue, but gives an overview of the situation relative to pastoral care in Africa and the emerging responses.

  20. Liderazgo: un poder relativo

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    Huaylupo Alcázar, Juan Alberto

    2007-01-01

    Se analiza los implícitos epistemológicos, teóricos e históricos de la concepción y práctica del liderazgo, en la política cotidiana y en el quehacer la administración pública y empresarial. La interpretación predominantemente individualista del liderazgo, se encuentra asociado con formas particulares de interpretación de la historia y la sociedad, así como, con la conservación y reproducción del poder en las organizaciones, la sociedad y el Estado. El liderazgo, es una relación social que ex...

  1. Museus, discurso e poder

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    Paulo Simões Rodrigues

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available Ao escolhermos a relação entre “Museus, Discurso e Poder” como tema do dossier do sexto número da revista MIDAS – Museus e Estudos Interdisciplinares pretendemos promover uma reflexão crítica acerca do papel dos museus na definição da função política do passado no presente, designadamente através do poder que as sociedades lhes conferem de fixar discursos normalizadores sobre a memória e a história. A nossa opção decorreu da verificação da pertinência do tema neste momento de mudança que está...

  2. Microfísica do poder e poder local

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    Janaína Rigo Santin

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available A presente pesquisa tem como objetivo demonstrar a importância e o poder dos indivíduos perante a sociedade em que estão inseridos. Desse modo, esta pesquisa tem relevância para compreender o fenômeno jurídico contemporâneo a partir da descentralização do poder constatada pela relativização da soberania estatal. O poder é tradicionalmente concebido de forma centralizada, mais especificamente no Estado – tendo como base/fundamento o contrato social. Contudo, atualmente se verifica o fenômeno da descentralização do poder, que pode ser entendida a partir da ideia de Microfísica do Poder. E esta microfísica do poder ressalta o Poder Local que se demonstra mais atento às particularidades locais. A hipótese a ser analisada é a de que o Princípio da Subsidiariedade corrobora a ideia de que o poder de maior relevância para a sociedade atualmente é aquele que é exercido pelas pessoas, instituições, sindicatos, entre outras organizações – ou seja, o Poder Local – que estão inseridas na realidade daquela localidade e, por isso, suas decisões atendem melhor as suas necessidades. A metodologia adotada é a multidisciplinar e dialética tendo em vista que aborda o tema da relação entre poder e Direito a partir do Direito, da Filosofia e da Sociologia.

  3. Economic valuation of pastoral meat production system in Arusha ...

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    system may well co-exists with pastoralism but the two need not be mutually exclusive. Keywords: pastoralism, livestock sector, value chain analysis, economic .... What is needed, then, is a dynamic economic model of pastoralism that ...

  4. Bruxas: figuras de poder

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    Paola Basso Menna Barreto Gomes Zordan

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-026X2005000200006 As mulheres que tanto a história como a imaginação popular mitificaram como “bruxas” constituem figuras que expurgam as fobias da Contra Reforma. As bruxas foram torturadas e queimadas para sinalizar os perigos de práticas e saberes à margem da Igreja e de outras instituições dominantes na Idade Moderna. Parteiras, curandeiras e carpideiras, as bruxas misturam em seu caldeirão os mistérios da vida e da morte herdados das tradições pagãs. Este artigo percorre textos de historiadores, em especial o de Jules Michelet, que no século XIX construiu a imagem romântica e martirizada da bruxa, e o manual de inquisidores do século XIV, o Malleus Maleficarum, que descreve os poderes da bruxa, sua aliança com o demônio e sua ameaça para o cristianismo. Os discursos instaurados por tais textos constroem tanto a imagem que glorifica a bruxa quanto aquela que a execra, mostrando ambas o potencial transformador de suas práticas e de sua ligação com a sexualidade.

  5. Blogs, sociedad y quinto poder

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    Flores Vivar, Jesús Miguel

    2007-01-01

    Los medios, debido al enfoque comercial de la información, que no la consideran un bien social sino una mercancía, influenciados por la economía de mercado que se presenta a escala mundial, han perdido su sentido de contrapeso, lo que les ha convertido en simplemente otro poder, que destruye y construye, que catapulta a la cumbre a un personaje o simplemente, lo hunde o lo fulmina. Esto es preocupante porque no pasa así con los otros poderes establecidos. Por ejemplo, el poder político tiene ...

  6. Blogs, Sociedad y Quinto Poder

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    Flores Vivar, Jesús Miguel; Aguado Guadalupe, Guadalupe

    2007-01-01

    Los medios, debido al enfoque comercial de la información, que no la consideran un bien social sino una mercancía, influenciados por la economía de mercado que se presenta a escala mundial, han perdido su sentido de contrapeso, lo que les ha convertido en simplemente otro poder, que destruye y construye, que catapulta a la cumbre a un personaje o simplemente, le hunde o lo fulmina. Esto es preocupante porque no pasa así con los otros poderes establecidos. Por ejemplo, el poder político tiene ...

  7. Francisco de Aguiar y Seijas, pastor del rebaño

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    Silva Herrera, Rocío

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Which was the pastoral profile of Francisco de Aguiar y Seijas, archbishop of Mexico? Through the dates of the Book of visit in his fourth journey in the regions of Chalco, Amilpas, Xochimilco and Coyoacan from december 4th 1686 to april 9th 1687, and making use of the thematic biography as method, the answer to the initial question has arrived. After the Council of Trent, the bishop had the duty to promote the reform of customs in his diocese; the pastoral visit was a privileged way to achieve it. The archbishop Aguiar, educated from the tridentine discipline in the archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, made of his pastoral visit a really popular mission among the people. He takes a small itinerant curia, to govern and discharging justice in a delegated manner. A disciplined, austere and conciliator man, he served as a souls shepherd more than a court official.¿Cuál fue el perfil pastoral de Francisco de Aguiar y Seijas, arzobispo de México? A través de los datos que aporta el Libro de visita de su cuarta salida a las regiones de Chalco, Amilpas, Xochimilco y Coyoacán del 4 de diciembre de 1686 al 9 de abril de 1687, y utilizando la metodología de la biografía temática, se ha dado respuesta a la pregunta inicial. Luego del Concilio de Trento, el obispo tenía el grave deber de suscitar la reforma de las costumbres en su diócesis; la visita pastoral fue un medio privilegiado para lograrlo. El arzobispo Aguiar, formado bajo la disciplina tridentina en la arquidiócesis compostelana, hizo de su visita pastoral una verdadera misión popular entre la gente. Acompañado de una pequeña curia itinerante, gobernó e impartió justicia con características de delegación de poder. Hombre disciplinado, austero y de carácter conciliador se dirigió más como pastor de almas que como funcionario real. [gl] Cal foi o perfil pastoral de Francisco de Aguiar e Seijas, arcebispo de México? A través dos datos que achega o libro de visita da s

  8. "Pastoral crisis intervention": toward a definition.

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    Everly, G S

    2000-01-01

    The pastoral community represents a large and often untapped resource in times of crisis. It possesses a unique aggregation of characteristics that makes it uniquely valuable amidst the turmoil of a psychological crisis. In critical incidents such as terrorism, mass disasters, violence, the loss of loved ones, and any events wherein human actions result in injury, destruction, and/or death, the pastoral community may possess especially powerful restorative attributes. Unfortunately, heretofore, there has existed no generally recognized and accepted manner in which the healing factors inherent in pastoral care have been functionally integrated with the well-formulated principles of crisis intervention. This paper represents an initial effort to elucidate how the principles of pastoral care may be functionally integrated with those of crisis intervention. The amalgam shall heretofore be referred to as "pastoral crisis intervention" and is defined herein.

  9. Is there an Australian Pastoral Poetry?

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    Andrew Taylor

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Pastoral was common as a European literary genre from the Renaissance until the eighteenth century. It existed in other artistic forms as well, especially in the visual arts, and after its demise as a distinct genre elements of it persisted into the twentieth century, for example in music. With the colonial spread of European culture the pastoral influence also extended into other countries, with a mixed fate. Recently, the term Pastoral has come back into prominence in literature in English, not only in Great Britain but also, notably in the USA and Australia, with the growth of writing motivated by ecological involvement with the natural world, especially landscape. This has led to re-definitions of the term Pastoral in the last few decades. A number of Australian poets are looked at to see whether, and how, their writing about landscape might relate to, or incorporate elements of the Pastoral. The Australian poet John Kinsella, in particular, has been a widely published spokesperson for a new definition of Pastoral. His published works trace his move from a politically activist anti-colonialist redefinition of Pastoral towards a quieter, more harmonious, and essentially ethical engagement with the natural world.

  10. El poder de la palabra

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    Kintto Lucas

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Tener la palabra significa tener el poder. Existe una división social del poder decir, que consagra un orden social regido por las desigualdades. El autor aporta algunas pautas para construir medios de comunicación educativo-populares en los que la palabra se maneje de forma más democrática. la cultura del silencio intenta excluir a los pobres de la posibilidad de recrear el mundo, así como de reflexionar críticamente, internizándolos en la obediencia de escuchar y repetir.

  11. Inhabiting compassion: A pastoral theological paradigm

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    2017-08-31

    Aug 31, 2017 ... to read online. ... Pastoral theologian Paul Ballard, drawing on the ..... biblical narrative in Luke's gospel, we read of the threefold ..... Vanier, J., 2008, Becoming human, 2nd edn., Harper Collins Press, Scarborough, ON.

  12. Spousal rape: A challenge for pastoral counsellors

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    James A. Glanville; Yolanda Dreyer

    2013-01-01

    This article reflects on the criticism regarding the pastoral counsellor’s dealings with spousal rape victims. It argues that counsellors should be sensitive not to be biased, either personally or theologically, and should have an understanding of the biopsychosocial (biological, psychological and social) impact of spousal rape, such as rape-related post-traumatic stress and other related illnesses such as depression, victimisation and stigmatisation. The pastoral counsellors should be awar...

  13. El poder en el cine

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    Brisset Mart??n, Demetrio E.

    2008-01-01

    Desde la antropolog??a visual, se aborda la faceta del Poder relativa a sus diversas manifestaciones. Entre ellas, elegimos el cine, especialmente su g??nero de drama judicial, y analizamos comparativamente El proceso f??lmico de Welles y la novela de Kafka.

  14. A three musketeering approach to pastoral care: Reflections on collaboration between pastoral care, narrative therapy and positive psychology

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    Alfred R. Brunsdon

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available In the current times of change, deconstruction and ever-growing relativisation, pastoral praxis finds itself in methodological limbo. Pastoral practitioners currently face the challenge of effectively reaching postmodern people through the pastoral process. This challenge is intensified by the innate tension between revelation and experience in pastoral theology as well as the philosophical migration from modernism to postmodernism, which necessitates an on-going rethinking of pastoral praxis. This research investigates a collaborative approach between pastoral care, narrative therapy and positive psychology as a possible method for dispensing pastoral care. A broad outline of these approaches as well as their underlying philosophical frameworks is contemplated in order to evaluate their suitability for a pastoral collaboration. Markers for a collaborative model are suggested where the narrative and positive psychology are employed as strategies in a so-called three- musketeering approach to pastoral care.

  15. Pastoral ministry in a missional age: Towards a practical theological understanding of missional pastoral care

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    Guillaume H. Smit

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available This article concerns itself with the development of a missional ecclesiology and the practices that may accept the challenge of conducting pastoral ministry in the context of South African, middleclass congregations adapting to a rapidly changing, post-apartheid environment. Some practical theological perspectives on pastoral counselling are investigated, whilst Narrative Therapy is explored as an emerging theory of deconstruction to enable the facilitating of congregational change towards a missional understanding of church life in local communities. Subsequently, the theological paradigm of missional ecclesiology is investigated before drawing the broad lines of a theory for pastoral ministry within missional ecclesiology.Intradisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications: In this article, a missional base theory is proposed for pastoral counselling, consisting of interdisciplinary insights gained from the fields of Missiology, Practical Theology, Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The implications of this proposal for the development of a missional pastoral theory focus on the following three aspects:� re-establishing pastoral identity: exploring Christ� pastoral development: intentional faith formation� pastoral ministry: enabling Christ-centred lives.In such a missional pastoral theory four practices should be operationalised: first of all, a cognitive approach to increasing knowledge of the biblical narrative is necessary. This provides the hermeneutical skills necessary to enable people to internalise the biblical ethics and character traits ascribed to the Christian life. Secondly, a pastoral theory needs to pay close attention to development of emotional intelligence. Thirdly, this should be done in the context of small groups, where the focus falls on the personality development of members. Finally, missional pastoral theory should also include the acquisition of life coaching skills, where leaders can be

  16. Pastors as gewonde genesers: Outobiografiese pastoraat as heelmiddel vir emosionele verwonding en verlamming by pastors

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    S. Phillip Nolte

    2009-06-01

    In a previous article it was argued that pastors suffer from cognitive dissonance because of the paradigm shift from modernity to postmodernity, and the emotional woundedness that frequently results from their struggles to come to terms with the new world in which they have to live and minister. This article reflects on the way in which two further issues may exacerbate emotional woundedness in pastors. The one is church tradition, as it is reflected in several formularies used during church services in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (NHKA, as well as the Church Ordinance of the NHKA. The other issue is the way in which pastors view the Bible. The language and rhetoric used to reflect on these issues are discussed and evaluated. In its last paragraph the article reflects on the possibility of autobiographical pastorate as a way for pastors to achieve emotional wholeness.

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    Maria Preciosa Silva

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available The study is part of a broader research which intended at understanding the relation between students’ disruptive behaviours and teachers’ pedagogic practices and finding out reasons underlying that relation. Theoretically it is based on Bernstein’s theory of pedagogic discourse. The study is centred on four students, from two science classes of the 6th year of schooling (ages 11- 12, who had showed distinct behaviours. It adresses the following objectives: (1 analyse students’ behaviours in terms of the interaction between their socio-affective dispositions and their specific coding orientation for power and control relations that characterise the regulative context of teachers’ pedagogic practices; (2 analyse the extent to which specificities of the interaction may explain different levels of disruptive behaviours. The study suggests that disruptive behaviours in the classroom are the result of the interaction between students’ socio-affective dispositions to teachers’ pedagogic practices and their specific coding orientation to control relations that characterise the regulative context of those practices. It also suggests that distinct specific coding orientations to power relations between teacher and students may explain distinct levels of disruptive behaviours.

  18. Determinants of Livestock Prices in Ethiopian Pastoral Livestock Markets: Implications for Pastoral Marketing Strategies

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    The major objective of this paper is to identify determinants of market prices for cattle, sheep and goat in the export market value chain starting from pastoral markets to export abattoirs and live animal exporters. The study is based on the information generated through a formal survey conducted in the major pastoral livestock markets of Ethiopia with 128 collectors, small and big traders, feedlot operators, live animal and meat exporters. Hedonic price formation model was used to analyze t...

  19. El periodista, entre el Poder

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    JL Dader

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    Full Text Available El periodismo se debate, desde sus orígenes, entre la reproducción servil de versiones interesadas o la distorsión de propio cuño, por conocimiento insuficiente de una realidad que sólo puede entrever. Los poderes que amenazan la independencia periodística no han hecho más que crecer o aumentar su habilidad con el paso del tiempo. Surgido como ‘oficio de esclavos’ en la época romana, muchos indicadores actuales parecen retornarle al punto de partida: relaciones públicas estratégicas a gran escala, auge de los ‘spin doctors’, extorsión descarnada en las democracias más débiles y populismo de las redes sociales, entre otros. Todo ello, unido o alentado por la degradación interna y el desaliento de la propia institución periodística incapaz de distanciarse de todas esas fuerzas. Su respuesta no puede ser de alianza o competencia con los poderes que la circundan, sino de hábil distanciamiento para moverse entre todos ellos sin dejar de ejercer la vigilancia que los ciudadanos siguen necesitando de su ejercicio profesional.

  20. AIDS: A theological and pastoral response

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    Full Text Available The anticipated A.I.D.S. crisis in Southern Africa presents an opportunity for the Christian church to respond positively rather than merely to react negatively. This requires both a theological understanding and a pastoral response. Theologically, A.I.D.S. may be seen as an object lesson in the interrelation of natural, personal and historical evil. Although both the Old Testament and the New Testament warn against a simplistic doctrine of individual retribution, there are also several different ways in which the A.I.D.S. crisis may indeed in some particular cases be seen as a judgement of God while in other cases it is rather a horrifying event. Other relevant issues include matters relating to justification and sanctification and the wider ethical issues of discrimination and human rights, of "public" and "private" morality. The Church's pastoral response should include both "corrective" education to remove irrational and fearful ignorance and also "preventative" education to encourage a monogamous lifestyle. Pastoral ministry must be "redemptive", appropriate to the varying needs of persons with A.I.D.S., of their families and friends and of professional care-providers. The Church cannot ignore the A.I.D.S. crisis, but must respond to it both Biblically and pastorally.

  1. The Prophetic Nature of Pastoral Counselling.

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    Thorne, Brian

    2001-01-01

    Explores the role of pastoral counseling in the light of the increasing interest among secular therapists in spirituality and the escalation in the number of clients presenting themselves with spiritual issues. Examines the central influence of Carl Rogers and argues that his late embracing of the spiritual dimension makes him a potential source…

  2. Pastoralism, sustainability, and marketing. A review

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    Tessema, W.K.; Ingenbleek, P.T.M.; Trijp, van J.C.M.

    2014-01-01

    Pastoralism is a highly traditional production system for livestock and livestock products. Under the surface of a seeming stability a variety of pressures of the modern time all seem to accumulate to put the sustainability of the pastoralist production system to the test. Population growth and

  3. Narcissism and motivation for the pastorate

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    Zondag, H.J.

    2006-01-01

    This article describes an empirical study of the relationship between narcissism and motivation for the pastorate. Narcissism has been a key concept in the psychology of personality in recent decades, in an age in which personal life has acquired central status. Motivation is a vital concept in the

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    ... as it is refl ected in several formularies used during church services in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (NHKA), as well as the Church Ordinance of the NHKA. The other issue is the way in which pastors view the Bible. The language and rhetoric used to refl ect on these issues are discussed and evaluated.

  5. The educational dimension of pastoral youth service

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    Dra. Miriam Gallego

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    Full Text Available The educational dimension of pastoral youth service is highlighted by the fact that it is about education on faith. Faith education means taking a young person towards a personal encounter with God. This fact is also known as an experience with God or religious experience. The religious experience favors cognitive and affective development, desire of the absolute, relationships development, commitments with justice, and the construction of a personal life and social history; in this regard, the religious experience turns into an educational one.The evangelist deed in the pastoral youth service, does not occur through isolated actions but through a process, that is, through a set of educational dynamisms that bring the young person to open up to his/her personal and social reality, to search for answers to his/her questions, be active in society, and build a life project. In pastoral ministries each gesture is, at the same time and with the same intensity, an educational event and a proposal of youth’s lives about God’s mysteries. The pastoral youth service brings educational means —objectives, contents, educational sites, processes, methodologies, people responsible for education, etc.— that can be no doubt evaluated.

  6. Michel Foucault e a teoria do poder

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    Mais do que a teoria do poder, Foucault propõe regras ou cautelas metodológicas. Diferentemente das concepções correntes, Foucault pretende explicar o poder sem o rei como sua fonte e natureza. Depois de comparar diferentes concepções correntes de poder, mostrando sua dependência da noção de um soberano, define-se o poder em Foucault como uma relação assimétrica que institui a autoridade e a obediência, e não como um objeto preexistente em um soberano, que o usa para dominar seus súditos. Par...

  7. Mapuches en la mira de las racionalidades políticas

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    Olaf Kaltmeier

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    Full Text Available En este ariícuio exploramos las perspectivas de la utiiización de los conceptos de poder y dominación de Michel Foucault aplicándolos a la relaciones inter-étnicas entre los mapuche y los conquistadores españoles y el Estado chileno respectivamente. No sólo fijándonos en la diferencia entre el poder soberano y el poder disciplinario proponemos abrir la discusión con el concepto foucauldiano de la gubernamentalidad hacía múltiples formaciones de poder históricas-espaciales. En este sentido podemos distinguir las formaciones siguientes según sus racionalidades políticas: poder soberano, poder pastoral y razón del Estado, la comunidad pura, la sociedad disciplinada, gubernamentalidad neoliberal.

  8. A holistic approach to pastoral care and poverty

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    Johan Janse van Rensburg

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available The previous approaches to pastoral care are no longer adequate or effective for addressing the many issues related to poverty. The church has done wonderful work in terms of Christian charity. However, more needs to be done to improve the worsening situation of the poor significantly. The clear distinction between pastoral care and Christian charity is a luxury that is no longer affordable. Once we have a holistic understanding of pastoral care and counselling, we will find that we cannot possibly restrict our pastoral attention to encouraging the poor, to giving random advice and to praying. A holistic pastoral theology could lead to empowerment and should be a key concept in pastoral care with poor people and societies. The article offers a theological theory for a holistic approach and some implications of the praxis of counselling.

  9. Vatican II and pluralism in pastoral care.

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    Morrison, D A

    1978-01-01

    The documents of Vatican II imply that the ever increasing plurality of needs in the world and in Catholic health care institutions must be met by plurality in Christian response. Catholic hospitals should welcome onto their pastoral care teams people with diverse credentials and use them to promote the spiritual care of patients--Catholic and non-Catholic. In addition, this pluralistic ministry should extend itself beyond institutional walls toward the social needs of the community.

  10. Pastoral research: past, present, and future.

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    Gleason, John J

    2004-01-01

    In healthcare environments of excellence, clinically trained chaplains are valued members of the medical treatment team. There are skills and values they hold in common with medicine and allied health disciplines: enhancing the health and well-being of the patient as a unity of body, mind, and spirit within a unique family and cultural system. This article examines the past, present, and future of pastoral research, including the chaplain's moral imperative to examine practice and to share what is found.

  11. Spousal rape: A challenge for pastoral counsellors

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    James A. Glanville

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    Full Text Available This article reflects on the criticism regarding the pastoral counsellor’s dealings with spousal rape victims. It argues that counsellors should be sensitive not to be biased, either personally or theologically, and should have an understanding of the biopsychosocial (biological, psychological and social impact of spousal rape, such as rape-related post-traumatic stress and other related illnesses such as depression, victimisation and stigmatisation. The pastoral counsellors should be aware of the legal and medical ramifications of spousal rape and have knowledge of the correct referral resources and procedures (trusted professionals, shelters and support structures. They should be self-aware and understand the effect that gender or previous traumatic personal experiences may have on their reactions. The article consists of the following sections: the phenomenon ‘rape’; acquaintance rape; spousal rape; post-traumatic stress; post-traumatic stress disorder; rape trauma syndrome; cognitive behavioural therapy; spirituality; doctrinal matters; social system of patriarchy; a pastoral counselling model; self-care.

  12. Spousal rape: A challenge for pastoral counsellors

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    James A. Glanville

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available This article reflects on the criticism regarding the pastoral counsellor’s dealings with spousal rape victims. It argues that counsellors should be sensitive not to be biased, either personally or theologically, and should have an understanding of the biopsychosocial (biological, psychological and social impact of spousal rape, such as rape-related post-traumatic stress and other related illnesses such as depression, victimisation and stigmatisation. The pastoral counsellors should be aware of the legal and medical ramifications of spousal rape and have knowledge of the correct referral resources and procedures (trusted professionals, shelters and support structures. They should be self-aware and understand the effect that gender or previous traumatic personal experiences may have on their reactions. The article consists of the following sections: the phenomenon ‘rape’; acquaintance rape; spousal rape; post-traumatic stress; post-traumatic stress disorder; rape trauma syndrome; cognitive behavioural therapy; spirituality; doctrinal matters; social system of patriarchy; a pastoral counselling model; self-care.

  13. EL LIDERAZGO: UN PODER RELATIVO

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    Juan Huaylupo Alcázar

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    Full Text Available RESUMENSe analiza los implícitos epistemológicos, teóricos e históricos de la concepción y práctica del liderazgo, en la política cotidiana y en el quehacer la administración pública y empresarial. La interpretación predominantemente individualista del liderazgo, se encuentra asociado con formas particulares de interpretación de la historia y la sociedad, así como, con la conservación y reproducción del poder en las organizaciones, la sociedad y el Estado. El liderazgo, es una relación social que expresa y representa los sentimientos y aspiraciones de específicascolectividades, de ningún modo desarraigado del devenir de la organización, ni del medio social e histórico de las sociedades.SUMMARYThis article analyzes the epistemological, theoretical and  historical implicit of the conception and practice of the leadership, in the public and also in the private administration. The mainlyindividualistic interpretation of the leadership is associated with peculiar forms of the interpretation of the history and the society, as well as, the conservation and reproduction of the power in the organizations, the society and the State. The leadership is a social relationship that expresses and represents the feelings and the aspirations of specific collectives, at all eradicated of becoming of the organization, neither of the social and historical contexts of the societies.

  14. Pastoral care and healing in Africa: Towards an Adamic Christological practical theology imagination for pastoral healing

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    Vhumani Magezi

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    Full Text Available This article argues that the challenge and need for relevant ministry models is critical for effective Christian ministry and pastoral ministry as practical life ministry. It establishes an Adamic Christological model as a paradigm that provides a practical effective ministerial approach in Africa, particularly within the context of pastoral care and healing. This framework reveals Christ’s complete identification with African Christians in their contextual sufferings as the New Adam without compromising authentic gospel reality. In employing the Adamic Christological framework as the anchor for African pastoral and healing ministry, a model for African Christians’ daily response to their various contextual sufferings is constructed. This responsive model bridges the gap between the ascension of Christ and the interim period of Christianity by instituting God’s ongoing personal presence in believers’ suffering through the Holy Spirit (pneumatology as an encouraging and comforting reality that should enable Christians to cope in their suffering. It is argued that this Adamic Christological framework provides a practical theological model that contributes to healing and hope in pastoral care through practical knowing that impacts and imparts meaning in life.

  15. Melanie Klein on mourning: Its relation to pastoral care.

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    Hart, C W

    1991-09-01

    This paper connects the work of Melanie Klein on mourning to the pastor's work with the grief sufferer. Klein holds that mourning is an illness of manic depressive character rooted in infantile development. Klein's description of manic defenses in the face of loss has adult behavioral analogues with which the pastor must deal to bring mourning to resolution.

  16. Theoretical Construction of Freedom and Pluralism Education in Pastoral Areas

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    Zhao, Shuyan

    2009-01-01

    At beginning of the article, the author has a brief introduction of basic conditions in pastoral areas of Imperial Town, and interprets ethnic relations among Han, Tibetan, Mongolian, Yugur, Hui, Manchu and Tu mixed residence. After analysis of the internal and external factors that affect the specificity of pastoral education, the author…

  17. Biometrical applications in tropical pasture and agro-pastoral research

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    Amézquita, M.C.

    2001-01-01

    "Biometrical Applications in Tropical Pasture and Agro-pastoral Research" illustrates, through selected Case Studies, the contribution of Biometry to pasture and agro-pastoral research in Tropical Latin America ( TLA ) in the last

  18. A triad of pastoral leadership for congregational health and well ...

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    That ministry is to be given back to the laity is a laudable proposition. However, the level of development in many township and village communities is still such that a strong leadership and management facilitation role is demanded of the pastor. In such contexts, the pastor is also the only one who is always available for ...

  19. Pastoral Perspectives of Humor's Use in Ministry Contexts

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    Young, Jonathan W.

    2012-01-01

    Results from a qualitative component of a mixed-methods research design are reported regarding the use of humor in pastoral ministry. Thirteen Southern Baptist (SB) pastors were interviewed, from a total of 37 exemplars identified in the quantitative component of the study, regarding their perspectives toward humor in ministry. Results overall…

  20. Theoretical Foundations of Pastoral Care in Christian Tradition

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    Zuhal Agılkaya-Sahin

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available The growing academic and institutional interest in pastoral care and counseling raises attention day by day. However there is no institutionally established concept and practice of pastoral care in Turkey’s prevalent Islamic tradition. Therefore there is a lack of theoretical foundation for this service that wants to be developed and established in Turkey. In fact pastoral care services are quite well developed in Christian tradition. Especially in Germany pastoral care and counseling has a deep-rooted history and professional practice. Thus in this paper in order to give an insight into theoretical foundations of German pastoral care and counseling the concept is illustrated in terms of definition, characteristics, subjects, objects, aims, tasks and theology.

  1. Reindeer pastoralism in Sweden 1550-1950

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    Lennart Lundmark

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available In the middle of the 16th century we get the first opportunity to a more detailed knowledge of reindeerpastoralism in Sweden. At that time the Sami lived in a hunter-gatherer economy. A family had in average about 10-20 domesticated reindeer, mainly used for transport. They could also be milked and used as decoys when hunting wild reindeer. During late 16th century the Swedish state and merchants bought large amounts of fur from the Sami. The common payment was butter and flour. This created a new prosperity, which lead to a considerable increase in population in Swedish Lapland. The population became too large for a hunter-gatherer economy. A crisis in early 17th century was the starting point for the transition to a large-scale nomadic reindeer pastoralism. Up to the middle of the 18th century intensive reindeer pastoralism was successful. But the pastoralism became gradually too intensive and diseases started to spread when the herds were kept too densely crowded for milking in summertime. During the first decades of the 19th century reindeer pastoralism in Sweden went through a major crisis. The number of reindeer herding mountain-Sami decreased considerably, mainly because they went to live permanently along the Norwegian coastline. Intensive reindeer pastoralism started to give way for extensive herding towards the end of the 19th century. In the north of Sweden influences from the Kautokeino Sami were an important factor, in the south extensive reindeer herding started to expand when the market for meat came closer to the Sami. During the 1920s the milking of reindeer ceased in Sweden, except in a few families. At that time Sami families from the north had been removed southwards. They further demonstrated the superiority of extensive herding to the Sami in mid- and southern Lapland. Reindeer pastoralism is basically a system of interaction between man and animal, but it has been heavily influenced by market forces and state intervention

  2. Poder y resistencia en Michel Foucault

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    Reinaldo Giraldo Díaz

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    Full Text Available En este artículo se analizan los conceptos de poder y resistencia en las obras del período genealógico de Michel Foucault, es decir, después de El orden del discurso, texto programático y hasta el primer volumen de Historia de la Sexualidad. La voluntad de saber. El artículo realiza sobre todo una elaboración de las concepciones de Foucault sobre el poder y la resistencia en las sociedades disciplinarias y en las sociedades de control. Contrario a lo que sostienen los críticos de Foucault, en este artículo se considera que la resistencia no es negativa, ni reactiva. Nuestra hipótesis de trabajo es que para el pensador francés la resistencia es creativa, productiva y anterior al poder.

  3. Lenguaje, realidad social y poder: John Searle

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    Nelson Jair Cuchumbé Holguín

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    Full Text Available En el artículo se analiza cómo John Searle explica la instauración o la destrucción del poder convencional. El punto de partida es que la explicación de Searle se sustenta en la idea del poder convencional, entendido como un acontecimiento único que hace parte de la realidad social constituida por el lenguaje, lo cual permite expresar que cuando un acto de habla performativo es realizado en circunstancias apropiadas por un agente se sigue la imposición de la función de estatus al acontecimiento, la comprensión de la fuerza explicativa de las reglas constitutivas, la ejecución de poderes deónticos y la creación de un nuevo hecho institucional. No obstante, tal formulación deja por fuera la actitud de riesgo de los participantes en la creación o destrucción de los poderes que componen los hechos institucionales. Para demostrar este punto de partida, en primer lugar, se ubica el aporte filosófico de Searle sobre el lenguaje en términos de la perspectiva pragmática. En segundo lugar, se muestra que desde el lenguaje la intencionalidad colectiva impone funciones de estatus que crean formas de poderes deónticos. Para concluir, se afirma que el mantenimiento o la destrucción del poder convencional no se agota en las reglas constitutivas ni en las funciones de estatus, sino que se complementa con la actitud de riesgo desarrollarla por los participantes en el momento en que hacen uso del lenguaje. El análisis de la información recogida, mediante la reseña crítica, se realizó utilizando herramientas del enfoque metodológico reconstructivo conceptual.

  4. Entrepreneurial orientation and religion: the Pastor as an entrepreneur

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    Victor Silva Corrêa

    Full Text Available Abstract In recent decades Brazil has witnessed radical changes in its religious composition, with rapid expansion of Evangelical communities. Within these communities there exist various religious associations in which pastors play a key role. Using the theoretical framework of Entrepreneurial Orientation, and based on interviews with 20 Neopentecostal pastors in Belo Horizonte/Minas Gerais, this article shows that, in their work developing their churches, pastors exhibit characteristically entrepreneurial behavior (innovation, proactivity, competitive aggressiveness, risk-taking, autonomy. This study further demonstrates the importance and explanatory power of the Entrepreneurial Orientation theoretical framework and may open new research perspectives for social managers, social scholars and practitioners in related fields.

  5. IMPROVING CONECTIVITY BETWEEN BARÓ DEVIVER ANDBON PASTOR

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    Full Text Available This paper presents the description of the academic exercise of public space design on the Continuity of Ciutat Rambla de Asuncion in “Gestion de Proyectos” course, which is given to first know the background of the neighborhoods and their current situation, the phases followed in the design process and the end result presented as an annex to plans, sections, diagrams, views, etc. It also describes the aim of achieving unity and continuity together to improve the connectivity being the two neighborhoods through the design of the three major themes of group work are; a Continuity Rambla de la Ciutat de Asunción, b the walk Rivera Besos river, and c the industrial estate between Bon Pastor and Baró de Viver.

  6. Inhabiting compassion: A pastoral theological paradigm

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    Full Text Available Inspired by the vision of care in Vincent van Gogh’s depiction of the parable of the Good Samaritan, this article offers a paradigm for inhabiting compassion. Compassion is understood in this article as a moral emotion that is also a pathocentric virtue. This definition creates a dynamic view of compassion as a desire to alleviate the suffering of others, the capacity to act on behalf of others and a commitment to sustain engagement with the suffering other. To weave this vision of compassion as a habitus rather than a theoretical construct, the article develops three phases of compassion: seeing, companioning and sighing. This framework deepens and augments a pastoral theological paradigm of compassion with the aim of inculcating an inhabited compassion in caregivers and the communities in which they participate.

  7. Integrating the pastoral component in agricultural systems

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    Full Text Available ABSTRACT This paper aims to discuss the impact of the introduction of pastures and grazing animals in agricultural systems. For the purposes of this manuscript, we focus on within-farm integrated crop-livestock systems (ICLS, typical of Southern Brazil. These ICLS are designed to create and enhance the synergisms and emergent properties have arisen from agricultural areas where livestock activities are integrated with crops. We show that the introduction of the crop component will affect less the preceding condition than the introduction of the livestock component. While the introduction of crops in pastoral systems represents increasing diversity of the plant component, the introduction of animals would represent the entry of new flows and interactions within the system. Thus, given the new complexity levels achieved from the introduction of grazing, the probability of arising emergent properties is theoretically much higher. However, grazing management is vital in determining the success or failure of such initiative. The grazing intensity practiced during the pasture phase would affect the canopy structure and the forage availability to animals. In adequate and moderate grazing intensities, it is possible to affirm that livestock combined with crops (ICLS has a potential positive impact. As important as the improvements that grazing animals can generate to the soil-plant components, the economic resilience remarkably increases when pasture rotations are introduced compared with purely agriculture systems, particularly in climate-risk situations. Thus, the integration of the pastoral component can enhance the sustainable intensification of food production, but it modifies simple, pure agricultural systems into more complex and knowledge-demanding production systems.

  8. El lenguaje como instrumento de poder

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    MARÍA TERESA SUÁREZ GONZÁLEZ

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    Full Text Available La investigación denominada 'El lenguaje como instrumento de poder' planteó dos interrogantes que permitieron, por un lado, evidenciar ¿cuáles estrategias discursivas permiten analizar la relación entre lenguaje y poder en el discurso de la segunda posesión del presidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez y, por otro, analizar las implicaciones que tienen las mencionadas estrategias en la construcción de sentido. Lo anterior con el fin de mirar cómo se ejerce poder mediante las prácticas discursivas, dado que quien emite un discurso busca, ante todo, convencer y cambiar la mentalidad de los receptores, a través de la comunicación de creencias, actitudes, valores y un sinnúmero de saberes tomados de su entorno y de la cultura, por medio de estrategias discusivas que son empleadas de manera consciente, de acuerdo con el fin que se persiga. Teniendo en cuenta lo anterior, esta ponencia presenta los resultados obtenidos en la investigación, desarrollada en la Maestría en Lingüística de la UPTC, los cuales muestran el discurso como una interacción a través de la cual se evidencian marcas de poder y se construyen los acontecimientos y las identidades de los sujetos, mediante la comunicación.

  9. Nutritional status of underfive children in a pastoral community in ...

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    Key words: nutrition, children, pastoral community, Tanzania. Introduction. Nutritional ... adequate diet, availability of education, health services and healthy environment ..... improve growth or hemoglobin status of rural. Tanzanian infants from ...

  10. Economic valuation of pastoral meat production system in Arusha ...

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    53. Independent consultant, email: esitayo@yahoo.com ... increasing climate variability and incidence of extreme events (droughts, floods), there are .... If at all accounted in national statistics, official data on pastoralism set focus exclusively on.

  11. The Good Pastoring Mother: how Female Pastors in Norway and the United States Balance Work and Home

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    Pastoral work is a unique vocation, which blurs the lines between personal and professional life to an extreme degree. While this dynamic has been examined from many angles, very little time has been spent determining specifically how women navigate this complicated relationship. Similarly, while there is a great deal of literature focused on how women fulfill their roles at home and in the workplace, such studies do not usually focus on women in pastoral work, instead generally centering o...

  12. FALLECIMIENTO DEL DOCTOR ALFONSO AGUSTI PASTOR

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    Señores Académicos, colegas, señoras, señores:

    El doctor Hernando Groot, Presidente de la Academia Nacional de Medicina, nos encomienda que pronunciemos algunas palabras frente al féretro que contiene los despojos mortales del Académico Alfonso Agusti Pastor, Miembro Numerario de nuestra ilustre corporación, Médico ejemplar en el ejercicio profesional y Profesor Agregado por concurso en la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Nacional, para que hagamos breve elogio de quien fue sobresaliente en aquel plantel por su caballerosidad y consagración al estudio,
    por lo cual obtuvo, desde entonces, merecidas distinciones.

    Su temperamento observador y analítico lo condujo a ejercer la medicina en el dificil campo de la siquiatría, la cual exige cualidades especiales de sabiduría, templanza y equilibrio en el razonamiento y el concepto. Poseedor de estas cualidades pudo cuidar con éxito y humanidad a sus pacientes que estaban sumergidos en la tinieblas de la demencia
    y de otras afecciones menores, que en este tiempo alteran cada vez con mayor frecuencia el siquismo, y que estorban o impiden vivir en paz consigo y con sus semejantes. El doctor Alfonso Agusti Pastor fue de los primeros en nuestro medio con el Profesor Maximiliano Rueda, en aplicar el shock, para ciertas enfermedades mentales; por tal motivo obtuvo merecido renombre.

    En la Academia de Medicina nos deleitó con magníficas semblanzas de sus ilustres maestros profesores: Edmundo Rico, Julio Manrique, Maximiliano Rueda y Alfonso Esguerra Gómez, dando así prueba de su generosidad y agradecimiento y de su compromiso con Hipócrates.

    Felizmente tales escritos quedaron consignados en la Revista "Medicina", órgano de publicidad de la Academia...

  13. Relaciones de poder en la sociedad patriarcal

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    Villarreal Montoya, Ana Lucía

    2001-06-01

    Full Text Available Cotidianamente escuchamos y hablamos de relaciones de poder, pero cuando se trata de profundizar en el concepto en realidad es poco lo que se ha estudiado, por lo cual en este artículo se hace una revisión, desde lo macro - vida pública- a lo micro - vida privada -, con el propósito de elaborar una propuesta de cómo se puede entender este concepto. Se analizan varias propuestas, como las planteadas por los teóricos del intercambio, así como la de Clara Coria de que en la sociedad patriarcal las mujeres ejercen el poder oculto, el cual es la otra cara de la moneda del poder legítimo, que ejercen los hombres. Específicamente se trata de abrir un sendero que permita analizar dichas relaciones desde la teoría feminista, de la construcción de una sociedad en la cual las personas, sin importar su sexo/género, tengan la oportunidad de construir su proyecto de vida con libertad, sin prejuicios y estereotipos que les limiten campos de realización.

  14. High altitude survival: conflicts between pastoralism and wildlife in the Trans-Himalaya

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    2001-01-01

    Keywords : Pastoralism, agriculture, wildlife, Himalaya, competition, bharal, yak, livestock, snow leopard, wolf, herbivore, ungulate, resource, rangeland, steppe, mountain

    How harmonious is the coexistence between pastoralism and

  15. Self-Disclosure and Spiritual Well-Being in Pastors Seeking Professional Psychological Help

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    2017-01-01

    Pastoral mental health is a topic that has only rarely been researched empirically in the psychological literature, yet a pastor?s mental health can have a significant impact on churches, communities, and even nations (Royal and Thompson, Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 31(3), 195?204, 2012). One of the thoughts prompting this research is that evangelical pastors might be expected to resist the findings of psychological research and lack understanding of specific mental illnesses they...

  16. Management of agro-pastoral dams in Benin: stakeholders, institutions and rehabilitation research

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    Kpéra, G.N.; Aarts, N.; Saïdou, A.; Tossou, R.C.; Eilers, C.H.A.M.; Mensah, G.A.; Sinsin, B.A.; Kossou, D.K.; van der Zijpp, A.J.

    2012-01-01

    Agro-pastoral dams are waterholes constructed to provide water for livestock and for agricultural development. In Benin, agro-pastoral dams are managed by dam management committees. This study seeks to (1) characterize the stakeholders involved in agro-pastoral dam use and management, (2) identify

  17. Arid waste? Reassessing the value of dryland pastoralism

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    Hesse, Ced; MacGregor, James

    2009-06-15

    East Africa has a huge hidden asset – but risks throwing it away in the quest for economic development. This is its millions-strong herds of dryland livestock managed by pastoralists. New findings show that pastoralism has immense potential value for reducing poverty, managing the environment, promoting sustainable development and building climate resilience. In Kenya alone, the sector is worth an estimated three-quarters of a billion dollars a year. Yet pastoralism is seen by many as archaic, economically inefficient, chaotic and environmentally destructive – perceptions that are not evidence-based, yet drive much regional policy. Inadequate, inaccurate national statistics on pastoralism do little to alter this view. Persistent undervaluation has effectively trapped up to 20 million dryland pastoralists in a cycle of poverty, conflict and environmental degradation. Now, with climate change biting, the time is ripe for a conceptual framework that captures the total economic benefits of this livelihood.

  18. La indiferencia como instrumento de poder

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    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available La indiferencia como respuestaante las situaciones de horror queprovoca la guerra llega a adquirirdiferentes funciones. Puede ser unindicador del resguardo necesariopara tramitar lo traumático de losacontecimientos, también un modode desmentir la responsabilidad deestos o bien ser un instrumentosiniestro de poder destinado agarantizar la eficacia de quienesejercen la violencia, neutralizar lasrespuestas del medio social y marginarlas reacciones posibles de lasvíctimas. Se destacan los recursosque aportan el psicoanálisis, lacreación ficcional del arte y, en particular,los esfuerzos de legitimaciónde la justicia para paliar los efectosiatrogénicos de la indiferencia.

  19. Liderazgo y poder en las organizaciones

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    En este trabajo, presentamos una revisión sobre el liderazgo y el poder como fenómenos presentes dentro de la organización y empleando para ello la perspectiva de la Psicología de las Organizaciones. En cuanto al liderazgo señalaremos una contextualizacion, asi como las definiciones que se han aceptado y las distintas teorias que han ido formando el estudio del liderazgo así como las habilidades directivas que se enmarcan dentro del liderazgo efectivo,a su vez explicaremos los nue...

  20. Inner change in the Corpus Paulinum: pointers for pastoral counselling

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    Full Text Available The aim of this article is to establish what perspectives exist on inner change within the “Corpus Paulinum” and how it should be applied in pastoral counselling. The Scriptural guidelines of change that will be examined for the purposes of this article, are found in the following references: Ephesians 4:22-24, Colos- sians 3:8-10, and Romans 12:1-2. The work of the Holy Spirit as “Agent of change” will also be discussed and finally some pointers on inner change and the implications for pastoral counselling will be proposed.

  1. Pastoral counselling: towards a diagnostic and interpretational approach in Africa

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    Vhumani Magezi

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Effective pastoral counselling is influenced by appropriate pas- toral diagnosis. A pastoral diagnosis or assessment in Africa should focus on socio-cultural systems thinking, which entails an understanding of the people’s worldview of distress embed- ded in stories. Thus, the process of assessment in Africa should concentrate, among other factors, on the constructive and de- structive role of the community and the strength of beliefs in supernatural causes of distress in order to focus the probing and interpretation of the conversation.

  2. Mujeres musulmanas situadas en torno al poder

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    Paulina López Pita

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Aunque sabemos que en el Islam la mujer, en términos generales, estaba excluida del poder, encontramos haciendo un breve repaso en el Islam medieval que muchas mujeres desempeñaron un papel político de cierta importancia, de manera especial, entre las dinastías nacidas en Asia Central. Asimismo, fueron también numerosas las mujeres que ejercieron una notable influencia en el gobierno tanto a través de sus maridos como actuando como regentes de sus hijos en al-Andalus y en el norte de África. Es por tanto a estas mujeres que ejercieron el poder entre los musulmanes a las que dedicamos estas líneas.Although it is known that in the Islamic worid, women in general, couldn't access to power, we find that looking back at the middie age period, women didn't only particípate in military campaigns, but as well they played their role of certain importance in politics, specially among dynasties coming from Central Asia. At the same time, there were a number of women who had influence in the political power, both acting through their husbands, and as regents of their children in Al - Andalus, and in North África. Therefore, we dedícate the following text to these women with political power among the Muslims.

  3. La pedagogía del poder

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    Caludia MÖLLER

    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: La propuesta que presento tiene un gran objetivo general: estudiar y evaluar una pedagogía del poder —o múltiples—, unas técnicas del poder, unas prácticas. Para ello, propongo al lector poner a funcionar un grupo de presupuestos teóricos y metodológicos, provinientes del campo de la historia para ser aplicados también en el espacio de la historia de la educación en un estudio de caso concreto, Castilla en la época del emperador Carlos I, en función del análisis de dos grandes macrorrealidades que aún hoy perviven: la estructura del Estado y el espacio creado en sus relaciones con la universidad. Para la época seleccionada (la primera mitad del siglo XVI, estaríamos en presencia de un Estado monárquico con un poder «casi» incuestionable, y una universidad como la de Salamanca, referente indiscutible de la república de las letras del momento, tanto si la observamos en la península Ibérica como fuera de ella. Estas relaciones, estudiadas por ejemplo desde la historia de las familias de poder, o desde la microhistoria, pueden darnos como resultados nuevas perspectivas que nos encaminen hacia una nueva historia de la educación, hacia una historia cultural de la universidad y hacia una reflexión sobre un concepto interesante como el de pedagogía del poder. ABSTRACT: The proposal made in this paper has a great goal: to study and evaluate a pedagogy of power —or many—, it's techniques and it's practices. In order to achive this goal it makes the following proposal for the reader: putting to work a set of theorycal and metodological proposals taken from the field of history in order to apply them in a concrete case: the Castilla at the times of emperor Carlos I. This study will be made trough the analysis of two macrorealites still present in our times: the structure of the State and the space created trough it's relationship with the university. This set us in the first half of the XVI century with a monarchic

  4. Pastoral mobility as a response to climate variability in African drylands

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    Adriansen, Hanne Kirstine

    1999-01-01

    The article outlines aspects of ‘the new paradigm’ for dryland ecosystems and pastoral production systems. Rationality of pastoralism was claimed by parts of the research community for decades, but especially among policy and development planners pastoralism was perceived as an irrational and des...... in West Africa. In an example from Ferlo, Senegal, different types of pastoral mobility are discussed with special focus on the importance of scale. It is concluded that pastoral mobility is a rational response to climate variability and unpredictability in African drylands....

  5. Etiquetas e comportamentos durante a viagem pastoral de D. Carlos Luiz D’Amour ao sul da Diocese de Cuiabá

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    Jérri Roberto Marin

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    Full Text Available O artigo tematiza a difusão de etiquetas e a reforma dos comportamentos durante a viagem pastoral de D. Carlos Luiz D’Amour ao sul da diocese de Cuiabá, em 1886. A fonte de pesquisa é o diário escrito por seu secretário particular, o cônego Bento Severiano da Luz. Nesse diário, foram narrados os percursos, os principais acontecimentos e as realizações da comitiva, sendo o bispo a personagem central. Entre os objetivos da viagem, estavam difundir novos padrões de conduta, de sentimentos e de etiqueta, civilizar os mato-grossenses e instaurar a boa sociedade católica. As aparições públicas do bispo tinham funções simbólicas, ou seja, a afirmação política e religiosa do poder episcopal na sociedade, criando uma esfera sagrada e corporificada em sua pessoa. D. Carlos, no jogo das relações de poderes, viu-se compelido a submeter-se à etiqueta, assim como a exercer pressões para que os diocesanos a cumprissem. Cada detalhe da etiqueta e do cerimonial cumpria a função de autorrepresentação ostentatória de D. Carlos e a suas supressões aboliam as distâncias, as distinções sociais e obliteravam sua autoridade e poder.

  6. Leading God's People: Perceptions of Influence Among African-American Pastors.

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    Harmon, Brook E; Strayhorn, Shaila; Webb, Benjamin L; Hébert, James R

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    Religious leaders, particularly African-American pastors, are believed to play a key role in addressing health disparities. Despite the role African-American pastors may play in improving health, there is limited research on pastoral influence. The purpose of this study was to examine African-American pastors' perceptions of their influence in their churches and communities. In-depth interviews were conducted with 30 African-American pastors and analyzed using a grounded theory approach. Three themes emerged: the historical role of the church; influence as contextual, with pastors using comparisons with other pastors to describe their ability to be influential; and a reciprocal relationship existing such that pastors are influenced by factors such as God and their community while these factors also aid them in influencing others. A conceptual model of pastoral influence was created using data from this study and others to highlight factors that influence pastors, potential outcomes and moderators as well as the reciprocal nature of pastoral influence.

  7. Spiritual Dryness in Non-Ordained Catholic Pastoral Workers

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    Full Text Available Background: We wondered whether “spiritual dryness” as a specific phase of “spiritual crisis” or insecurity is mostly a matter only of Catholic priests or can also be found in other pastoral professionals. Methods: In a cross-sectional survey, we measured the prevalence of spiritual dryness in non-ordained Catholic pastoral workers, and identified relevant predictors. Results: In a sample of 3.277 pastoral workers, 50% would occasionally experience phases of spiritual dryness, while 13% experience it often or even regularly. There were no significant differences between women and men, professions, or age groups. The best predictors of spiritual dryness were low transcendence perception and a low sense of coherence (both are resources, as well as depressive symptoms and stress perception (both are demands or stressors, which would explain 41% of the variance. Self-efficacy expectation and social support were not among the significant predictors. Conclusion: Both the proportions and the main predictors are similar compared to Catholic priests. It is thus not the underlying profession or vocation and the related life situation or differences in social support, but predominantly specific perceptions, feelings, and attitudes that are related to the phenomenon of spiritual dryness—and these can be found in all pastoral professionals who seriously live their spirituality.

  8. Vegetation Cover Changes in Selected Pastoral Villages in Mkata ...

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    Arid and semi-arid savannah ecosystems of Tanzania are subjected to increasing pressure from pastoral land-use systems. A spatial temporal study involving analysis of satellite imageries and range surveys was carried out to determine the effects of high stocking levels on savannah vegetation cover types in Mkata plains.

  9. Explaining the Effects of Communities of Pastoral Care for Students

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    Murphy, Joseph; Holste, Linda

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    This article explains how communities of pastoral care work. It presents an empirically forged theory in action. We examined theoretical and empirical work across the targeted area of personalization for students. We also completed what Hallinger (2012) refers to as "exhaustive review" of the field of school improvement writ large. We…

  10. Gender and climate change-induced conflict in pastoral communities

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    30 juin 2011 ... Climate change poses serious challenges to the already precarious livelihoods of pastoral communities in East Africa. Now, climate-related resource scarcities are increasing the likelihood of violent conflict. Women are often most vulnerable to such violence. Understanding the drivers of this environmental ...

  11. Anonymous pastoral care for problems pertaining to sexuality

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    van Drie, A.; Ganzevoort, R.R.; Spiering, M.

    2014-01-01

    Anonymous pastoral care is one of the options for help in problems pertaining to sexuality. This paper explores the topics they seek help for, the religious aspects involved, and the relation between the normativity of their church tradition on the one hand and sexual and spiritual health criteria

  12. The perfect drought? Constraints limiting Kalahari agro-pastoral ...

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    Rural Kalahari agro-pastoral communities of Southern Africa have been exposed to drought shocks throughout history and have adapted their livelihoods accordingly. Yet, drought continues to disrupt or threaten to disrupt their production systems. With semi arid Botswana as a case study, this paper hence sought to unearth ...

  13. Malaria among the pastoral communities of the Ngorongoro Crater ...

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    Malaria among the pastoral communities of the Ngorongoro Crater Area, northern Tanzania. L.E.G Mboera, R.C Malima, P.E Mangesho, K.P Senkoro, V Mwingira. Abstract. No Abstract. Full Text: EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT · DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT.

  14. Nutritional status of underfive children in a pastoral community in ...

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    A study was conducted in Simanjiro district in northern Tanzania to determine the nutritional status of underfive children in a pastoral community. Weight and height measurements were carried out on 250 children and that of mean upper arm circumference (MUAC) on 226 children. The z-scores of weight-for-age, ...

  15. Philosophical counselling: Towards a 'new approach' in pastoral ...

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    In this article it was argued that philosophical counselling opens up new avenues for pastoral care and counselling. Philosophical counselling probes into the realm of different schemata of interpretation. A model for the making of a spiritual existential analysis was proposed in order to detect the impact of the Christian ...

  16. Pastoral Conventions in Martino Filetico’s De Vita Theocriti

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    Hass, Trine Arlund

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    Martino Filetico (1430–1490) recounts the life of Theocritus in De Vita Theocriti, a brief text of thirty verses. In the traditional description of Renaissance pastoral poetry, Virgil is considered the primary model and the best example, and the authoritative commentators praise his qualities...

  17. An embodied spirituality: Perspectives for a bodily pastoral anthoplogy

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    As part of a re-described spiritual embodied anthropology, it is claimed that the mind-body dualism is outdated and that the roots of human corporeality are to be rediscovered. The article investigates the effect of an emphasis on the biological for a pastoral anthropology in terms of its implications for one's concept of God, ...

  18. Pastoral productivity and intensification | PdV | African Journal of ...

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    The Pasture Scientist is primarily concerned with maximizing the productivity of pastoral lands. In conducting his research and expressing the results of his work he had not always appreciated that in order to have most meaning to agricultural industry his levels of productivity should be expressed in terms of the economic ...

  19. The onset of alpine pastoral systems in the Eastern Alps

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    Oeggl, Klaus; Festi, Daniela; Putzer, Andreas

    2015-04-01

    Since the discovery of the Neolithic glacier mummy "Ötzi" in the nival belt of the main Alpine ridge, the onset of alpine pasture is matter of a highly controversial debate both in archaeology and in palaeo-ecology of the Eastern Alps. The implication is that his sojourn in the high-altitudes of the Alps is considered to be connected with pastoral nomadism. Regrettably any archaeological evidence for the existence of such Neolithic alpine pastoral systems is missing up to now and the assumption is based on palynological data only. However, also the palynological record is ambiguous, because pasture indicators in the alpine regions react positive on grazing as well as on fertilization induced by a higher runoff of precipitation. Thus alpine pasture indicators reflect both grazing pressure and climatic change. Anyhow, alpine pastoral systems are a common practice in Alpine animal husbandry, but from an economic point of view such a seasonal vertical transhumance is costly. There are three main reasons for its practice: i) climatic, ii) economic (mainly in connection with population pressure or mining activities), and iii) cultural ideology. In this study we tested the above mentioned reasons in an interdisciplinary study on the beginning of pastoral activities in high altitudes in the central part of the Eastern Alps. This is conducted by palynological analyses of peat deposits situated in the vicinity of the timberline (1600 - 2400 m a.s.l.) combined with archaeological surveys. The investigated sites are located in traditional Alpine transhumance regions and aligned on a transect through the central part of the Eastern Alps. The studies reveal that grazing pressure is reflected since the Bronze Age, which is corroborated by archaeological findings in the vicinity of the investigated sites.

  20. Wildlife and pastoral society--shifting paradigms in disease control.

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    Kock, Richard; Kebkiba, Bidjeh; Heinonen, Risto; Bedane, Berhanu

    2002-10-01

    The dramatic changes in the human and animal populations in Africa over the last century demand the re-examination of priorities and policies. The introduction of developed medical and other human technologies into the continent has contributed to increases in population and a rapid, unsustainable increase in the utilization of resources. This in turn has led to the destruction of flora and fauna on an unprecedented scale with little real improvement in the human condition. One factor in this has been the increase in livestock in line with human demographic growth, as it is a traditional livelihood of many African peoples. In recent years the growth in livestock populations has slowed owing to a cycle of degradation and disease, affecting especially traditional pastoral systems with a close physical association between people, livestock, and wild animals. Pathogens benefit hugely from the dynamic state created by animal migration, although to some extent the livestock and certainly wildlife show considerable tolerance to this. One of the grave economic consequences of this increase in disease has been collapse of the export trade. In order for Africa to fully benefit and share in world trade, the zoosanitary situation must show improvement. To do this without destroying the natural resource base and traditional pastoral systems, will require a careful, future-oriented land-use policy along ecologically sound criteria. Export livestock will have to be maintained in areas, probably free of ruminant wildlife, with strict veterinary controls. If this can be balanced with sufficient areas retained for traditional pastoralism and wildlife, with perhaps the main income from recreational tourism and local consumption, the benefits will be considerable. The answer may be community-based, low-cost, decentralized health systems for pastoral communities, with less stringent sanitary mandates, a private/parastatal sector servicing, with specialization in wildlife, dairy or

  1. Child Abuse and Neglect: A Manual for the Pastoral Counselor.

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    This manual was developed to help the pastor identify, evaluate, and counsel families experiencing child abuse situations. Precise data is presented...agencies involved in treating child abuse . The causal factors - parent, child, and environment are discussed. A practical viewpoint and analysis of the legal...ramifications of child abuse are presented. This manual presents a biblical bases for the counseling model which determine intervention strategies

  2. Pastoral transformation : Shifta-war, livelihood, and gender perspectives among the Waso Borana in Northern Kenya

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    Khalif, Zeinabu Kabale

    2010-01-01

    This thesis is concerned with the analysis of external and internal drivers of pastoral transformation (i.e. conflicts), their long-term impact on the pastoral livelihood, and community response mechanisms. The thesis examines the roles of a secessionist war and subsequent banditry and violent conflicts in the socio-economic transformation of the Waso Borana pastoralists of Northern Kenya. The thesis shows that a drastic decline in pastoral production following socio-political upheavals in th...

  3. Revisiting the role of woman pastors in the church in Tshwane

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    Elizabeth C. Wagner-Ferreira

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this article was to obtain feedback from women pastors in and around the Tshwane metropole in South Africa on their experiences of their role as pastors. The question at stake was: are woman pastors more often approached for counselling? Therefore, half structured interviews were conducted in order to explore their life stories. The four core tasks of practical theological interpretation, according to Richard Osmer, were used as the framework for this article.

  4. With Doug: an Eastern Orthodox--Gestalt framework for pastoral psychotherapy in the armed forces.

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    Alexander, David

    2013-01-01

    In military behavioral healthcare, a short-term, solutions-focused system often privileges cognitive techniques over existential, affective, or psychodynamic approaches to care. Pastoral psychotherapy, which often privileges existential and person-centered care, has the potential to prove a pivotal complement in treating the whole person. This article offers an existential approach to pastoral psychotherapy in the military using integrated concepts and applications from Gestalt Therapy and Eastern Orthodox pastoral care.

  5. Deficiencies in pastoral care with prisoners in Cameroon

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    Abraham K. Akih

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Cameroon celebrated fifty years of independence from colonial rule on 20 May 2010. Major problems facing the nation are economic, social and political crises and the appalling condition of its prisons. This article focuses on pastoral care with prisoners in Cameroon. Most churches in Cameroon have no pastoral care programme for prisoners. The churches in general are not yet committed to this kind of work. The article argues that changes and reform of the penitential system will be difficult if not impossible without collaboration with other institutions and resources, which include the different faith communities and faith based organisations. The focus should be on the care and well-being of those within its walls if successful rehabilitation is to take place. Spiritual care will contribute to the general well-being of prisoners. The article gives a broad overview of the situation of prisons and prisoners in Cameroon and presents a pastoral care approach that could contribute to the overall improvement of the lives of people in Cameroon prisons.

  6. AGS-pastore se belewenis van hulle teologiese opleiding

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    Leonard P Mar�

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available Theological training is in a crisis worldwide. Although the role that Theological Seminaries have fulfilled is acknowledged, there is a growing concern about the ability of these institutions to serve the upcoming generations of Christian leaders. Some warn they may not be well tailored for our post-modern age. Many people feel that the Seminary as an institution is in danger of extinction due to irrelevancy. Seminaries, in general, are perceived as not connecting to the needs of today� s church. The� Auckland Park Theological Seminary (ATS, whose training is the subject of this research, is not excluded from this concern of the Church for relevant theological training. Many pastors of the AFM of SA are of the opinion that the training offered at the ATS does not effectively train pastors for the ministry. The purpose of this article is to investigate and describe how pastors who studied at the ATS experienced their theological training, as well as to offer guidelines to the Church and the ATS to develop a more effective model for theological training.

  7. Path of Social Construction in Northwest Sichuan Plateau Pastoral Area

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    On the basis of main contents of social construction and key points of construction,this paper analyzes features of conditions of northwest Sichuan plateau pastoral area.The social construction at current stage mainly includes social cause in narrow sense,and social management at meso-level.The northwest Sichuan plateau pastoral area is faced with the best policy and development opportunity.However,there are still many weak aspects.Firstly,social structure is not coordinated with economic structure.Secondly,social construction ability of grass-roots government is weak.Thirdly,the ability to respond to public demands is low.Fourthly,there is a big gap in availability of basic public service.Finally,it presents path selection for social construction of northwest Sichuan plateau pastoral area:strengthen social construction ability of grass-roots government;promote social construction with livelihood projects as key projects;boost social construction taking advantage of ecological construction;develop basic public service with the aid of external forces;intensify evaluation system for supervision of social construction works.

  8. The Pastoral Power of Technology. Rethinking Alienation in Digital Culture

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    Katarina Giritli Nygren

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this paper is to bring Foucault’s elaboration on ‘the pastoral modalities of power’ into play in order to rethink alienation in digital culture. Pastoral power is not displacing other conceptions of power, but provides another level of analysis involved in the forging of reasonable responsible subjects willing and able to sustain other conceptions of power. We will draw particularly on the early writings of Marx and the more recent poststructuralist developments concerning hegemony and superstructure in relation to technology. Technology as such is analysed in terms of repercussions of ‘design of the machine’ in industrial technological contexts and ‘design of digital culture’ in digital technological contexts. Pastoral power not only directs our focus to the making of technologies, but also to the making of individuals capable of taking on the responsibilities of technologies. This means that it is necessary to take on the notion of effective power of ideologies and their material reality.

  9. Climate change and pastoralism: impacts, consequences and adaptation.

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    Herrero, M; Addison, J; Bedelian, C; Carabine, E; Havlík, P; Henderson, B; Van De Steeg, J; Thornton, P K

    2016-11-01

    The authors discuss the main climate change impacts on pastoralist societies, including those on rangelands, livestock and other natural resources, and their extended repercussions on food security, incomes and vulnerability. The impacts of climate change on the rangelands of the globe and on the vulnerability of the people who inhabit them will be severe and diverse, and will require multiple, simultaneous responses. In higher latitudes, the removal of temperature constraints might increase pasture production and livestock productivity, but in tropical arid lands, the impacts are highly location specific, but mostly negative. The authors outline several adaptation options, ranging from implementing new technical practices and diversifying income sources to finding institutional support and introducing new market mechanisms, all of which are pivotal for enhancing the capacity of pastoralists to adapt to climate variability and change. Due to the dynamism of all the changes affecting pastoral societies, strategies that lock pastoral societies into specified development pathways could be maladaptive. Flexible and evolving combinations of practices and policies are the key to successful pastoral adaptation.

  10. El concepto de poder en la administración

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    El objetivo de este trabajo consiste en explorar el concepto de poder en la administración. Lo que nos interesa estudiar es la dominación que se ejerce desde una posición de dominio establecida formalmente en la organización. En este trabajo sostenemos que lo que define el poder es la legalidad, mientras que a la autoridad, la legitimidad. En primer lugar realizaremos un breve análisis de la distinción entre legalidad y legitimidad con el fin de distinguir el concepto de poder del de autorida...

  11. Psicología pastoral. Aproximaciones teóricas y tendencias actuales (pastoral psychology, theoretical approaches, and current tendencies

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    Enrique León Arbelaéz Castaño

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: El presente artículo pretende mostrar la importancia que en los últimos tiempos ha cobrado la psicología en el ámbito de la pastoral, y es por esto que se hará un recuento de los principales autores que han abordado este tema, para luego adentrarnos en aspectos psicopatológicos que se aplican a este campo. ABSTRACT: This current article aims to show the importance that, in the last few years, psychology has had in the pastoral setting, and that is why an inventory of the main authors, in this issue, will be made. Then, we will go into some psychopathological aspects, which apply in this field

  12. El poder local: análisis comparativo de las manifstaciones del poder en cantones pequeños

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    Freire Chaglla, Segundo Amador

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    Desde el contexto de Foucault, escribir sobre el poder es trabajar en temas del sujeto social, respetando los contextos históricos. Desde la perspectiva de Capra el poder es el ejercicio positivo de redes de comunicación, facilitando la emergencia, la interrelación entre estructuras diseñadas y estructuras emergentes. Negri en cambio, fuerzas interminables para transformar y no sometimiento a los perfiles jurídicos, como la fuerza que el poder constituyente posee para el cambio. Para est...

  13. ¿Poder material o poder social? Reflexiones sobre las negociaciones multilaterales y el poder climático de la Argentina (2003-2015

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    María del Pilar Bueno

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    Full Text Available La presente contribución aborda la cuestión del poder climático de Argentina en el contexto de las negociaciones multilaterales en la materia, durante las presidencias de Néstor Kirchner y Cristina Fernández (2003-2015. Tal objeto es analizado a partir de dos enfoques teóricos de las Relaciones Internacionales. El primer enfoque propone una perspectiva materialista y racionalista que busca analizar la acumulación de poder del actor estatal y sus implicancias en la posición internacional de Argentina en la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático. El segundo enfoque, desde una perspectiva constructivista, propone comprender la construcción del poder climático social en la Argentina desde el proceso de internalización de las identidades y los intereses de diversos actores.

  14. Poder y relaciones sociales en curatos de indios. El curato de Cochinoca en el siglo XVIII (Puna de Jujuy-Argentina

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    Normando Cruz, Enrique

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    Full Text Available The exercise of the religious power in rural pastorates of mainly native population, was developed in the Andean districts of the viceroyalty of the River of the Silver by the «you cure doctrineros». This work puts in consideration the conjecture that the exercise of the power of them you cure doctrineros develops from an «agreement of colonial expropriation» among he himself, the native authorities and the parishioners of the pastorate. Confronting it a specific identification of the participants of the agreement is carried out: native authorities, priests doctrineros, you help religious and grocers; and the origin is described and development of those of traditions institutionalized» fruit of such agreement: brotherhoods and bonuses.El ejercicio del poder religioso en curatos rurales de población mayoritariamente indígena, fue desarrollado en los distritos andinos del virreinato del Río de la Plata por los «curas doctrineros». Este trabajo pone en consideración la conjetura de que el ejercicio del poder de los curas doctrineros se desarrolla a partir de un entre él mismo, las autoridades indígenas y los feligreses del curato. Para confrontarla se realiza una específica identificación de los partícipes del acuerdo: autoridades indígenas, curas doctrineros, auxiliares religiosos y encomenderos; y se describe el origen y desarrollo de las «tradiciones institucionalizadas» fruto de tal acuerdo: cofradías y obvenciones.

  15. El Buen Pastor y la Monarquía Católica en la segunda mitad del siglo XVII

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    Iván Sánchez Llanes

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    Full Text Available En los siglos XVII y XVIII hay muchas maneras en las que se conceptualiza la relación entre el rey y la comunidad de vasallos, cada una de las cuales muestra algunos aspectos particulares de la teoría y metodología de la praxis del poder político. En este artículo, vamos a explorar la imagen del «Buen pastor» en la monarquía católica en la segunda mitad del siglo XVII y los modos en que apunta una nueva percepción de los deberes y obligaciones que vinculan al rey y su reino.In the XVI and XVII centuries, there are several ways in which the relationship between the king and the community of the vassals is conceptualized, everyone of them showing some particular aspects of the theoretical and methodological praxis of the political power. In this article, we are going to explore the image of the «Good shepherd» in the Catholic monarchy in the second half of the XVII century and the ways in which it points out a new perception of the duties and obligations that links the king and its kingdom.

  16. Transitions through Pastoral Peer Mentoring: A Qualitative Analysis of the Challenges and Successes

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    Kenedy, Robert; Monty, Vivienne; Lambert-Drache, Marilyn

    2012-01-01

    Pastoral peer mentoring often benefits both mentors and mentees through promoting a successful academic postsecondary transition. Based on interviews and focus groups with 36 York University mentors and mentees, this qualitative study highlights the successes and challenges of university pastoral peer mentoring and leadership. Major findings…

  17. Refleksie op twee pastorale modelle, Deel 2: Die pastor as luisteraar - die storiemodel

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    Full Text Available Reflection on two pastoral models, Part 2: The pastor as listener - the narrative model. This study focuses on pastoral interaction with women. Pastoral care and counselling with women takes place within hierarchical societal and church structures. In such societies those higher up in the hierarchy exercise power over others. The male perspective has been the dominant one. This article is a critical description and evaluation of Julian Miiller's narrative model for pastoral counselling. The premise of this model is that identity and story are related. This forms part of what is known in a broader context as the hermeneutics of conversation. In pastoral interaction the life stories of people are associated or disassociated with stories in the Bible. The article pleads for symmetrical interaction in pastoral counselling. This means that women should not be sold out to patriarchal narratives in the Bible that devalue them. Contra-narratives in the Bible according to which women have equal access to God could play an important role in pastoral interaction.

  18. Loss and fragmentation of habitat for pastoral people and wildlife in ...

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    Little of the current focus on landscape fragmentation has focused on rangelands or pastoral lands. This paper investigates the existing evidence for causes and processes of fragmentation in pastoral lands and its effects of landscapes and peoples. More conceptual work is needed on the definition of loss and fragmentation ...

  19. The Training of Semiliterate Rural Pastors in the Northwest Region Ethiopian Kale Heywet Church

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    Fellows, Timothy Steven

    2014-01-01

    A common plea in missions is the need to train pastors and church leaders for the rapidly multiplying churches in the Majority World, resulting in numerous formal and nonformal theological education training programs. In spite of these efforts, many rural churches remain without pastors. Using appreciative inquiry and participatory…

  20. Leadership and Spirituality: The Indivisible Leadership of African American School Administrators as Pastors

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    Jones, Anthony D., Sr.

    2010-01-01

    The purpose of this phenomenological study was to understand the role that spirituality plays in the leadership of African American men who are both a pastor and a public school administrator. Very little has been written about the role of African American spirituality in educational leadership or about school administrators who are also pastors.…

  1. Action and Church : Pastoral Work as the Focal Point of a Liberating Ecclesiology

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    Först, Johannes; Dillen, Annemie; Wolfteich, Claire

    2016-01-01

    Pastoral work is the church in action. That is perhaps the most concise definition of pastoral work. Despite its briefness, however, it offers an ingenious point of departure for reflecting on key issues concerning the church and its task in the world. Based on this short definition, the current

  2. 'n Hoofstuk in die (outo)biografie van die predikant (pastor?) | van ...

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    ... but to the pastoral duty as well. The development of the metaphor “wounded healer” and the associative networks it awakens, are important in the establishment of these accents in a new life text. This perspective ought to be articulated in the further development of metaphors for the description of the identity of the pastor.

  3. Poder con poder se paga: títulos nobiliarios beneficiados en Indias (1681-1821

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    Maruri Villanueva, Ramón

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    Full Text Available As occurred when granting public offices of government and justice, hidalguías, and insignias in the case of the Military Orders, etc., the Spanish Monarchy also resorted to the juridical figure of the beneficio when allowing certain persons to enter the titled nobility. With regard to America, this article refers to seventy seven nobility titles obtained in this way between 1681 and 1821, a quantity that we consider to represent practically all the beneficiaries in South America. The Crown, the highest expression of political power, rewarded in this manner those who also represented economic, social, military or political power in the American sphere.

    Al igual que ocurrió con los oficios públicos, las hidalguías, los hábitos de las Órdenes Militares, etcétera, la Monarquía hispana se sirvió también de la figura jurídica del «beneficio » en el caso de posibilitar a determinadas personas su ingreso en la nobleza titulada. Por lo que a América se refiere, en este artículo se dan cuenta de setenta y siete títulos nobiliarios obtenidos entre 1681 y 1821 por esa vía, cantidad que, estimamos, representa la práctica totalidad de los beneficiados en Indias. La Corona, expresión del poder político en su máxima instancia, pagaba así a quienes representaban también un poder económico, social, militar y político en el ámbito americano.

  4. Pastoral care in a time of global market capitalism.

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    Poling, James

    2004-01-01

    The author defines pastoral theology as "the study of the micro-world of intrapsychic and interpersonal interactions with the tools of theology and the social sciences for the purpose of support and healing. In a typical class or supervisory session, we analyze the words, voice inflection, pace, and gestures of an intimate conversation between two people, looking for clues to the deep structure of personality and intimate relationships. The hope of such study is that we will see the revelation of God is love and power in action to validate and challenge the theological traditions that give us eyes to see and invite us to see more clearly."

  5. Bon Pastor (Barcelona un territori en construcció

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    Xavier Salas Ramos

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    Full Text Available L'article desenvolupa alguns dels aspectes de la tesi doctoral de l'autor (Sales, 2015. Es planteja una anàlisi de l'evolució del territori en el qual es troba el barri del Bon Pastor (Barcelona, posant l'accent en l'entorn construït. Per a això, la narrativa històrica es complementa amb documentació gràfica, part d'ella a partir dels diversos tallers de participació que l'autor ha desenvolupat i continua desenvolupant-se en aquest barri, en cooperació amb l'Associació de Veïns i l'Ajuntament de Barcelona (Districte de Sant Andreu amb l'objectiu de desenvolupar intervencions en l'espai públic de la zona en relació amb la preservació de la memòria cívica de Bon Pastor i en el context d'avançar en els processos de governaza urbana basada en la participació creativa dels veïns  Alhora s'organitzaven els primers processos participatius, vam començar a documentar la història de Bon Pastor. També a fer rutes pel barri per veure les seves característiques urbanes actuals i recopilar informació sobre els plans urbanístics vigents. Els següents paràgrafs són una síntesi del relat literari de la història de Bon Pastor i les seves principals característiques urbanes. Com va succeir amb Baró de Viver, és un relat que s'haurà d'anar completant a mesura que es desenvolupin els diferents processos participatius amb els relats de les vivències de la població, així com la diferent documentació que ens puguin aportar

  6. Women and leadership from a pastoral perspective of friendship

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    Yolande Dreyer

    2002-10-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the article is to describe leadership from the perspective of friendship. This perspective highlights a  pastoral rather than a power oriented approach to leadership. Such an approach would be compatible with an attitude of service as an essential characteristic of the church. It could also contribute to the healing of church  structures that have become entangled in power games. It could lead to the healing of women and other disempowered groups who have for centuries been the victims of the power struggles of church institutions.

  7. Perspectives of Taiwanese pastoral counselors on the use of scripture and prayer in the counseling process.

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    Der Pan, Peter Jen; Deng, Liang-Yu F; Tsai, Shiou Ling; Yuan, S S Jenny

    2015-04-01

    Interviews were carried out with 10 Christian pastoral counselors to explore their perspectives on the use of Scripture and prayer in the counseling process. Grounded Theory was utilized. Five main categories including a theological framework of pastoral counseling, counselors' considerations of using Scripture and prayer, preparation for Christian spiritual intervention, implications of spiritual resources, and ethical issues in the pastoral counseling process were generated. The results suggest the theological framework of pastoral counseling is crucial to the use of Scripture and prayer, and the issue of a neutral response should first be clarified for clients. Basic guidelines for ethically using Scripture and prayer for working with Christian clients are proposed for further pastoral counselor training, practice, and research.

  8. Computational Research on Mobile Pastoralism Using Agent-Based Modeling and Satellite Imagery.

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    Takuto Sakamoto

    Full Text Available Dryland pastoralism has long attracted considerable attention from researchers in diverse fields. However, rigorous formal study is made difficult by the high level of mobility of pastoralists as well as by the sizable spatio-temporal variability of their environment. This article presents a new computational approach for studying mobile pastoralism that overcomes these issues. Combining multi-temporal satellite images and agent-based modeling allows a comprehensive examination of pastoral resource access over a realistic dryland landscape with unpredictable ecological dynamics. The article demonstrates the analytical potential of this approach through its application to mobile pastoralism in northeast Nigeria. Employing more than 100 satellite images of the area, extensive simulations are conducted under a wide array of circumstances, including different land-use constraints. The simulation results reveal complex dependencies of pastoral resource access on these circumstances along with persistent patterns of seasonal land use observed at the macro level.

  9. Achieving Development Impact among Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral People: Lessons Learned in Southern Ethiopia, 2000-2009

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    The outreach and action-research component of the Pastoral Risk Management (PARIMA) project began with a focus on the Borana Plateau of southern Ethiopia in 2000. Our goal was to use participatory methods to learn about development needs and apply the knowledge gained to benefit local communities. Today it is clear that the project has had positive impacts on the lives of thousands of people. This report helps tell this story by emphasizing the process we used. At the start we knew that th...

  10. Wife beating amongst Africans as a challenge to pastoral care

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    Magezi E. Baloyi

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    Full Text Available Traditional African people are known for respecting their marriage. Even though marriage is so highly regarded, it is astonishing to realise that wife beating has become an extremely common practice amongst them. It therefore becomes an important research question to ask about the extent to which deeply-seated traditional customs regarding wife beating as a form of stamping down authority and of trying to keep the household in order, will have to be confronted with what is deemed to be good practice from the perspective of the law, community and pastoral caregivers. There are women who live with scars on their faces and bodies, having been beaten by their husbands. Although there are many forms of abuse towards women in family situations, this article aims particularly to focus on wife beating that is practiced for traditional as well as other related reasons. This research will involve itself with establishing whether the reasons for wife beating are part of the traditional system for keeping the household in order and interrogate both legal and pastoral interventions that attempt to eliminate or avoid such behaviour.

  11. Double Marginalized Livelihoods: Invisible Gender Inequality in Pastoral Societies

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    Sileshi Mengistu

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    Full Text Available Achieving gender equality is the Third Millennium Development Goal, and the major challenge to poverty reduction is the inability of governments to address this at grass root levels. This study is therefore aimed at assessing gender inequality as it pertains to socio-economic factors in (agro- pastoral societies. It tries to explain how “invisible” forces perpetuate gender inequality, based on data collected from male and female household heads and community representatives. The findings indicate that in comparison with men, women lack access to control rights over livestock, land, and income, which are critical to securing a sustainable livelihood. However, this inequality remains invisible to women who appear to readily submit to local customs, and to the community at large due to a lack of public awareness and gender based interventions. In addition, violence against women is perpetuated through traditional beliefs and sustained by tourists to the area. As a result, (agro- pastoral woman face double marginalization, for being pastoralist, and for being a woman.

  12. Self-Disclosure and Spiritual Well-Being in Pastors Seeking Professional Psychological Help.

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    Salwen, Erik D; Underwood, Lee A; Dy-Liacco, Gabriel S; Arveson, Kathleen R

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    Pastoral mental health is a topic that has only rarely been researched empirically in the psychological literature, yet a pastor's mental health can have a significant impact on churches, communities, and even nations (Royal and Thompson, Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 31 (3), 195-204, 2012). One of the thoughts prompting this research is that evangelical pastors might be expected to resist the findings of psychological research and lack understanding of specific mental illnesses they are potentially facing. Combined with historical and cultural dynamics that could influence resistance to professional psychological help, evangelical pastors have personal, internal factors that could also strengthen resistance, including the researched issues of self-disclosure flexibility and spiritual well-being. A correlational research design with multivariate regression was used to determine potentially significant or predictive relationships between the relevant factors. Among evangelical seminary students ( N  = 251) preparing for parish-based pastoral ministry, this research determined that no significant relationship, predictive or otherwise, existed between self-disclosure flexibility, spiritual well-being, and attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help. Implications include a shift in focus toward external factors influencing pastors' help-seeking attitudes, such as the need for the mental health community to develop connections with evangelical pastors and the development of more support for Christian mental health professionals in the larger evangelical community.

  13. Gedagtes oor die arbeidsregtelike posisie van predikante, pastore en priesters as werknemers van die kerk

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    Fanie van Jaarsveld

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    Full Text Available Thoughts on the labor law position of pastors and priests as employees of the church. The issue of labour-law relationships between pastors or priests and their employers (churches is controversial because they (pastors or priests are often regarded as employees and often not. These issues are discussed on the basis of problems in the South-African positive law and English law. In discussing the question about the nature of this labour-law relationship, a two-stage approach is suggested, especially when bearing in mind that the employment contract forms the basis of the labour-law relationship between the two parties.

  14. The Influence of Pastors' Ideologies of Homosexuality on HIV Prevention in the Black Church.

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    Quinn, Katherine; Dickson-Gomez, Julia; Young, Staci

    2016-10-01

    Young, Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV, and Black Churches may be a source of stigma which can exacerbate HIV risk and contribute to negative health and psychosocial outcomes. Findings from this study are based on 21 semi-structured interviews with pastors and ethnographic observation in six Black Churches. Interview transcripts and field notes were analyzed in MAXQDA using thematic content analysis. Although pastors espoused messages of love and acceptance, they overwhelmingly believed homosexuality was a sin and had difficulty accepting YBMSM into their churches. The tension around homosexuality limited pastors' involvement in HIV prevention efforts, although there still may be opportunities for some churches.

  15. Pastoral suitability driven by future climate change along the Apennines

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    Camilla Dibari

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available This work aims at evaluating the impacts of climate change on pastoral resources located along the Apennines chain. To this end, random forest machine learning model was first calibrated for the present period and then applied to future conditions, as projected by HadCM3 general circulation model, in order to simulate possible spatial variation/shift of pastoral areas in two time slices (centred on 2050 and 2080 under A2 and B2 SRES scenarios. Pre-existent spatial database, namely Corine land cover map and WorldClim, were integrated and harmonised in a GIS environment in order to extract climate variables (mean seasonal precipitation, mean maximum temperature of the warmest month and minimum temperature of the coldest month and response variables (presence/absence of pastures to be used as model predictors. Random forest model resulted robust and coherent to simulate pastureland suitability under current climatology (classification accuracy error=19%. Accordingly, results indicated that increases in temperatures coupled with decreases in precipitation, as simulated by HadCM3 in the future, would have impacts of great concern on potential pasture distribution. In the specific, an overall decline of pasturelands suitability is predicted by the middle of the century in both A2 (–46% and B2 (–41% along the entire chain. However, despite alarming reductions in pastures suitability along the northern (–69% and –71% under A2 and B2 scenarios, respectively and central Apennines (–90% under both scenarios by the end of the century, expansions are predicted along the southern areas of the chain (+96% and +105% under A2 and B2 scenarios, respectively. This may be probably due to expansions in pastures dominated by xeric and thermophiles species, which will likely benefit from warmer and drier future conditions predicted in the southern zone of the chain by the HadCM3. Hence, the expected climate, coupled with an increasing abandonment of the

  16. Mulher: sonho, razão e poder

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    Full Text Available O texto apresenta uma síntese do filme "Mulher: Sonho, Razão e Poder", no qual as autoras discutem as relações de poder presentes no cotidiano de uma enfermeira. 0 eixo principal se estabelece em torno da condição da mulher e da enfermagem profissional na sociedade brasileira. A reflexão, enriquecida com recortes de vários .átudiosos contemporâneos do tema "poder", percorre três momentos: - o confronto consigo mesma, - o despertar para a realidade, e - a tomada de consciência do poder. O objetivo do trabalho foi estabelecer a trajetória do processo de amadurecimento pessoal e profissional que culmina numa nova visão de si e da profissão e recupera a consciência da diversidade e do potencial de oposição às forças que condicionam a realidade impondo-lhe novo rumo.

  17. Kenyan pastors' perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV.

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    Miller, Ann Neville; Kizito, Mary N; Mwithia, Jesica Kinya; Njoroge, Lucy; Ngula, Kyalo Wa; Davis, Kristin

    2011-09-01

    The article presents an analysis of in-depth interviews with 18 leaders of Christian churches in Nairobi, Kenya, regarding the content and context of messages they disseminate to their congregations about sexual behaviour and HIV. The content of messages was nearly consistent across the different denominations. However, three sorts of tensions were identified within pastoral communication about these topics: the need to discuss sex and HIV versus societal taboos against speaking about those issues from the pulpit; traditional cultural norms versus current lifestyles; and the ideals of abstinence and fidelity versus the reality of congregants' sexual behaviour. Although some of the religious leaders accepted the idea of condom use, no denominational patterns were noted on that subject, except with respect to Catholic priests. Pentecostal leaders were notable for describing proactive strategies to address both the ideal/real dilemma and the tension between church norms and current media content about sexuality and HIV.

  18. Školski pastoral kao doprinos školskoj kulturi

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    Kaupp, Angela

    2010-01-01

    Nakon 1990. godine u većini njemačkih biskupija razvijaju se planovi i programi "školskog pastorala". Školski pastoral obuhvaća kršćanski angažman u školi kao mjestu učenja, a organiziraju ga crkve. Riječ je o slobodnoj ponudi koja je namijenjena učenicima, nastavnom osoblju i roditeljima. Za razliku od toga, školski vjeronauk je u gotovo svim njemačkim saveznim pokrajinama redoviti školski predmet u svim vrstama škola, za koji su zajednički odgovorne država i škola. Školski vjeronauk predaju...

  19. (Sem saber e (com poder nos estudos organizacionais

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    Full Text Available Bacon afirma que saber é poder. Tragtenberg contesta. Essa discussão, na contemporaneidade, faz-se mais importante do que se possa imaginar. Por isso, o objetivo central deste artigo é verificar as relações entre saber e poder, na atualidade, levando em consideração o papel da ciência e dos elementos imediatos a ela relacionados. Quanto aos objetivos específicos deste estudo, destacam-se: · compreender o sentido da filosofia e da ciência e suas relações com a ideologia; · verificar como o discurso da neutralidade axiológica da ciência se apresenta como mito da modernidade e como se dá a presença da "fé" na filosofia e na ciência, na contemporaneidade; · refletir sobre a consolidação da ciência como força produtiva e/ou como mercadoria no atual sistema econômico; · destacar a importância do complexo industrial militar como financiador de grande parte dos atuais estudos científicos; · entender o processo de racionalização, avaliando a importância do pragmatismo e da burocracia universitária como afirmação da ciência na atualidade. O texto conclui que tanto é possível a existência de saber como poder (Bacon como a de não saber, mas com poder (Tragtenberg para compreendermos a relação entre saber e poder.

  20. Alternative Visions for Pastoral Work with LGBTQ Individuals, Families, and Communities: A Response.

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    Marshall, Joretta L

    2017-03-01

    Multiple theological perspectives provide frameworks for pastoral work with lesbian, gay, bisesxual and trans individuals, families, and communities. One model is offered by those who argue for celibacy or heterosexual marriages for those who self-identify as part of LGBTQ communities. This article names other theologically grounded perspectives with the goal of inviting practitioners to broaden their understandings and wrestle with the implications of their theological and ethical stances. When reflecting on the intersection of spirituality and sexuality, the meaning of theological terms such as sin, contributions from queer theologians and pastoral counselors, and the limitations of binary categories common in our theological history, this article encourages pastoral counselors and spiritual care providers to re-examine theological assumptions they bring to their work. The article ends with questions and opportunities for ongoing pastoral theological work and reflection.

  1. The pastoral letter on war and peace emdash the challenge of peace

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    1988-01-01

    This pastoral letter explains the criteria for distinguishing a just from an unjust war. It also contains a commentary on the conduct of war, including the use of nuclear weapons; and an assessment of the current US deterrence policy

  2. Transhumant Pastoralism in the Context of Socioeconomic and Climate Change in the Mountains of Nepal

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    Popular Gentle

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available This research explored how transhumant pastoralism has been sustained and promoted in the context of socioeconomic and climate change in the mountain regions of Nepal. Based on case study research conducted in Nepal’s western mountains, the status, opportunities, and constraints of transhumant pastoralism in the changing context were analyzed. We found that indigenous and traditional knowledge, feelings of cultural identity, collective ownership, income, and mutual benefits have acted as motivating factors in sustaining transhumant pastoralism for generations. The continuation of this practice is threatened by the following challenges: the impacts of climate change on mountain ecosystems, socioeconomic changes, market influence on livelihood decisions, youth migration and labor shortage, low motivation of local people to engage in livestock rearing, and conflicts between herder and nonherder communities and institutions, as well as inadequate policy support and institutional arrangements. We conclude that unless there are positive policy and institutional arrangements to support transhumant pastoralism, the age-old practice will disappear.

  3. Ecology, mobility and labour: dynamic pastoral herd management in an uncertain world.

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    Butt, B

    2016-11-01

    In this review, the author discusses how pastoralism, and its many constituent components, is increasingly being recognised as in tune with the changing political and ecological nature of rangelands. He describes ways in which the literature reflects this changing attitude, outlines how rangelands respond to changes in climate and explores the evolving use of livestock resources. In addition, he describes the growing recognition of factors other than livestock density that affect rangeland vegetation (i.e. density-independent relationships). The author explains how terms such as 'carrying capacity', 'overgrazing' and 'desertification' are often taken out of their social and political context when describing rangeland pastoralism. Next, he describes the growing recognition by the development community of the importance of the mobility model, particularly in relation to changing ecologies and politics. Finally, he outlines how labour, a central focus of pastoral herd management, is a fluid component of pastoral systems in response to changing political and ecological circumstances.

  4. La dimensión estética del poder mediático

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    Ximena González

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available El poder de los medios de comunicación y información es, en la mayoría de los casos, analizado a partir de larelación comando-obediencia, es decir como poder coercitivo. Esto conlleva a centrarse en los efectos de dicho poder, yno en lo que hace la particularidad del poder mediático en la reestructuración de las sociedades actuales. Este artículoplantea caracterizar este poder mediático - multiplicado por el desarrollo masivo de las tecnologías de informacióny comunicación - ya no únicamente como poder sobre, sino como poder simbólico, es decir como poder meramenteestético.

  5. Pastoralism in the drylands of Latin America: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Peru.

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    Grünwaldt, J M; Castellaro, G; Flores, E R; Morales-Nieto, C R; Valdez-Cepeda, R D; Guevera, J C; Grünwaldt, E G

    2016-11-01

    This article discusses various aspects of pastoralism in the Latin American countries with the largest dryland areas. The topics covered include: social, economic and institutional issues; grasslands and their carrying capacity; production systems and productivity rates; competition for forage resources between domestic livestock and wildlife; and the health status of livestock and wildlife. Most grasslands exhibit some degree of degradation. The percentage of offspring reaching weaning age is low: 47-66% of calves and 40-80% of lambs. Some pastoralists adopt patterns of transhumance. In the main, pastoralists experience a high poverty rate and have poor access to social services. For many pastoralists, wildlife is a source of food and by-products. Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Peru have animal health control agencies, are members of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and have signed the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. Pastoral systems subsist mainly on income unrelated to pastoral farming. The OIE recognises all four countries as free from infection with peste des petits ruminants virus, and from rinderpest and African horse sickness. It is difficult to predict the future of pastoralism in Latin America because the situation differs from country to country. For instance, pastoralism is more important in Peru than in Argentina, where it is a more marginal activity. In the future, lack of promotion and protection policies could lead to a decline in pastoralism or to an adverse environmental impact on drylands.

  6. Enabling sustainable pastoralism: policies and investments that optimise livestock production and rangeland stewardship.

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    Ouedraogo, R; Davies, J

    2016-11-01

    Pastoralism is a system of dynamically managing livestock and land for economic, social and environmental benefit. To a large extent, pastoralism is an adaptation to ecological and climatic variability and is not simply a livestock production system but provides significant environmental services to humanity. Evidence from a range of national contexts shows that sustainable pastoralist development requires an understanding of the dual environmental and economic roles of pastoralism and an adaptation of policies and investments to support both. The current paper examines three cornerstones that have proven to be crucial for sustainable pastoralist development and for maximising the links between livestock production and environmental stewardship: strengthening pastoral capabilities and institutions, securing land tenure and natural resource governance, and ensuring equitable markets for pastoral diversity. To effectively support the dual economic-environmental roles of pastoralism requires not only optimisation of the production of ecosystem services through extensive livestock production, but also a major overhaul of the way we approach pastoralist development, and major investment in the people who are central to the system. As long as pastoralists remain marginalised, with weak rights and little access to services, their future will remain uncertain.

  7. Liderazgo, poder y movilización organizacional

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    Francoise Venezia Contreras Torres

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este estudio es analizar los procesos de liderazgo y poder, como fenómenos que se suscitan al interior de las organizaciones a partir de las interacciones que se dan entre las personas (agentes que las conforman. Se comprende a la organización como un sistema dinámico en permanente proceso de cambio que se moviliza, en virtud de la relación dinámica, que se da entre líderes y colaboradores. Dado que se trata de un estudio teórico, el análisis se hace a través de una revisión bibliográfica. Como conclusión se puede afirmar que el liderazgo y el poder movilizan a la organización y pueden llevarla a desequilibrios productivos, los cuales favorecen el desarrollo de las organizaciones y su perdurabilidad.

  8. Biblioteca: espaço de saber e de poder

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    Keila Matida de Melo Costa

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo apresentar um pouco da trajetória investigativade Michel Foucault na tentativa de compreender o funcionamento do poder,o modo como ele opera no espaço de uma biblioteca. O projeto Panóptico deJeremy Bentham contribui para esse entendimento. Estudo bibliográfico, análisede campo, leitura de documentos e trabalhos sobre a Biblioteca do Cefet/GOdelineiam a efetivação deste percurso. Saber, poder, controle, individualização,normalização, entre outras problematizações que caracterizam aspectos dasociedade moderna, são identificadas na constituição do espaço de leituracitado.

  9. Entre el poder y el saber: Recuento del pensamiento latinoamericano

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    Luis Ramiro Beltrán Salmón

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Refiere el texto un resumen y análisis del libro "Entre el Saber y el Poder: Pensamiento comunicacional Latinoamericano". Libro de notable ejercicio de reflexión, de visión holística y totalizadora que recupera y sistematiza lo que se ha pensado sobre la comunicación y sus correspondientes dilemas en la América hispano-lusitana. La primera parte "la comunicación en las tramas del poder": con dos secciones, la una dedicada a la coyuntura de la Guerra Fría y la segunda dedicada a la coyuntura de la Globalización. La segunda "La comunicación en el umbral del saber" con dos secciones: la primera recoge materiales de la Educación para la comunicación y la otra la investigación de la comunicación.

  10. El poder de los géneros y los géneros de poder. Relatos de un feminismo encarnado en tres generaciones

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    Marugán, Begoña; Miranda, Maria Jesús; Mato, Marta

    2013-01-01

    Este trabajo intenta dar cuenta de la asimetría de poder entre los géneros masculino y femenino. Mientras se puede hablar de poder masculino – patriarcal-, cuando se trata del poder femenino hay que hacerlo en términos de contrapoder –feminista-. La riqueza y polisemia lingüística permite además utilizar el concepto de género con el significando de tipos. Con «los géneros de poder» intentamos marcar que hay muchas formas de hacer política y mostrar cómo el feminismo ha desarrollado nuevas, c...

  11. El concepto de poder en Ernesto Mayz-Vallenilla

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    Francisco Ávila Fuenmayor

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available El propósito del presente artículo es mostrar los principales aspectos relacionados con el poder, enmarcados en el pensamiento gnoseológico de Ernesto Mayz-Vallenilla, hombre de gran prosapia filosófica. La investigación es de carácter documental, pues, descansa en una revisión bibliográfica de sus principales obras. La cuestión del afán de poder, como raíz de la técnica, es una de las aristas que nuestro autor aborda ampliamente e intenta bosquejar una ética frente al uso incontrolable por el hombre de los instrumentos de la técnica. Ésta, en cuanto constituye un producto dirigido por la Razón, tiene su origen en lo que nuestro autor llama "subjetividad trascendental". Interesa destacar que sea cual fuere la modalidad que asuma el afán de poder, debe existir una relación entre dos o más términos, éstos son el agente emisor y el agente receptor. Si las condiciones se dan, el agente emisor logra el dominio sobre el agente receptor, lo cual da lugar al cumplimiento del mandato, es decir, el dominio se revela como obediencia por parte de este último al cumplirse la orden.

  12. Wife beating amongst Africans as a challenge to pastoral care

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    Magezi E. Baloyi

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    Full Text Available Traditional African people are known for respecting their marriage. Even though marriage is so highly regarded, it is astonishing to realise that wife beating has become an extremely common practice amongst them. It therefore becomes an important research question to ask about the extent to which deeply-seated traditional customs regarding wife beating as a form of stamping down authority and of trying to keep the household in order, will have to be confronted with what is deemed to be good practice from the perspective of the law, community and pastoral caregivers. There are women who live with scars on their faces and bodies, having been beaten by their husbands. Although there are many forms of abuse towards women in family situations, this article aims particularly to focus on wife beating that is practiced for traditional as well as other related reasons. This research will involve itself with establishing whether the reasons for wife beating are part of the traditional system for keeping the household in order and interrogate both legal and pastoral interventions that attempt to eliminate or avoid such behaviour. Tradisionele Afrikane is nog altyd daarvoor bekend dat hulle die instelling van die huwelik respekteer. Verbasend genoeg is vroueslanery egter ’n ou gevestigde gebruik wat vandag algemeen onder Afrikane voorkom. Die mate waartoe diepgewortelde gebruike soos vroueslanery as ’n manier om gesag af te dwing en orde in die huis te handhaaf, gekonfronteer sal moet word met wat as goeie praktyk beskou word vanuit die gesigspunt van die reg, die gemeenskap en pastorale versorgers, is dus ’n belangrike navorsingsvraag. Baie vroue dra fisiese en emosionele littekens wat deur hulle eggenote veroorsaak is. Alhoewel daar baie vorme van vrouemishandeling in familiesituasies voorkom, fokus hierdie artikel veral op vroueslanery wat om tradisionele en verwante redes beoefen word. Hierdie navorsing probeer vasstel of die redes vir

  13. Assessment of wild boar rooting on ecological and pastoral values of alpine pyrenean grasslands

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    Bueno, C. G.

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Wild boar rooting is nowadays one of the main disturbances in Pyrenean alpine grasslands. Its consequences for the ecosystem are not perfectly understood yet despite alpine grasslands in the Pyrenees have an important economic role and a priority conservation interest. The ecosystem services of this habitat lay mainly on pastoral and ecological values that wild boar rooting seems to affect. In this study, we measured those ecological and pastoral values at different scales to improve our understanding of the reach of these disturbances in this sensitive ecosystem. At landscape and community scales we compare disturbed and undisturbed areas in pastoral, ecological and community maps of the study area by means of a geographic information system. At a local scale we compare ecological and pastoral values of different plant groups (based on species abundance, within and outside wild boar rootings. A preference for areas of high pastoral and intermediate ecological values was found for wild boar rooting at the landscape level. However at the community level, disturbances notably reduced pastoral and ecological values in all communities. At the local level, the ecological value of bulbs and the pastoral value of annual dicots increased within disturbances, suggesting that disturbances may favour functional group diversity. In sum, wild boar rooting affects Pyrenean alpine grasslands moderately, with higher affection to pastoral than ecological values at all levels, what should be considered for the management and preservation of these habitats since these disturbances are likely to increase.

    Las hozaduras de jabalí son una de las mayores perturbaciones actuales de los pastos supraforestales pirenaicos. Sus consecuencias para el ecosistema no están todavía perfectamente descritas, a pesar de ser uno de los hábitats de mayor interés de conservación y que juegan un importante papel en las economías locales. Los bienes y servicios que provee

  14. EL CUESTIONAMIENTO DEL PODER COMO DOMINIO: REPENSAR LOS ANÁLISIS DEL PODER EN LA ACCIÓN SOCIAL

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    María Belén Ortega Senet

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    Full Text Available Una revisión de nuestras bases teóricas puede ayudar a desmarcarnos de los límites conceptuales que terminan por condicionar y reproducir representaciones ideológicas hegemónicas sobre el poder. La pretensión de este artículo es cuestionar los términosque configuran el concepto de poder y los sustentos imaginarios tradicionalmente usadosen su análisis; acercarnos a propuestas que ofrezcan alternativas para la construcción denuevos idearios sobre los que abrir campos de reflexión y análisis de las formulaciones eintervenciones en el campo de la acción social y que permitan visibilizar opacadas formasde distribución de la autoridad presentes en la diversidad sociocultural latinoamericana.

  15. Poderes invisíveis versus poderes visíveis no Leviatã de Thomas Hobbes

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    Pedro Hermílio Villas Bôas Castelo Branco

    2004-11-01

    Full Text Available O conceito de secularização adotado pelas teorias do Estado moderno permitiu institucionalizar um Estado laico que alterou a concepção de legitimidade, solapando qualquer possibilidade de reivindicação do poder divino pelos governantes. Hoje, porém, depois do 11 de setembro de 2001, acentuou-se a necessidade de repensar o conceito de secularização, precisamente, à luz do papel que a religião desempenha na política interna e externa dos estados. Este artigo sugere que o conceito de secularização nem sempre foi pensado como separação entre o poder espiritual e o poder temporal. A investigação do Leviatã de Thomas Hobbes, obra apontada por muitos como precursora da teoria do Estado moderno, indica outro sentido para a compreensão do conceito de seculariação.

  16. Public pastoral leaders: The purpose of theological training

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    M. Malan Nel

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    Full Text Available This article is a follow-up of an article in which I attempted to gain insight into the corporate nature of being called to ministry. The mentioned article was also aimed at discerning the specifics of the ministry of the “public pastoral leader”. While the question is even asked whether theological training is necessary at all, I accept, as point of departure, the critical need for such training. What is of more importance is the discernment of what I call in this article the “teleological core” of theological education. I purposefully chose to explore the contributions of a number of well-known scholars who devoted much of their research to this field: Schner, Farley, Wood, Hough and Cobb, Heitink, Van der Ven and a few others. The ultimate finding is that some consensus about the telos of theological education does exist. The nature of the telos is phrased differently, but the different dimensions identified are indeed complementary. Concepts like “vision and discernment”, “critical reflection” “reflective practitioner”, “hermeneutical-communicative com- petence” and others are discussed as they relate to the core research problem. Attention is also given to the necessity of training a “basic pastor” as well as to the importance of “limited specialisation” in theological training.

  17. Institutional development: from legal pluralism to institutional bricolage in West African pastoralism.

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    Fokou, G; Bonfoh, B

    2016-11-01

    Pastoralists in Africa are increasingly vulnerable to the effects of globalisation, climate change and changes in land use. They are confronted with problems related to access to scarce natural resources and their regulation, the management of mobility, and too little investment in health systems, livestock production and social service delivery. However, this paper focuses on positive trends and vital innovations in pastoral societies. These rely on robust institutions and policy frameworks that contribute to economically secure, politically stable, and environmentally sustainable livelihoods for African pastoral societies. The authors analyse ways in which internal and external efforts can improve the economic viability and social aspects of pastoralism. The institutions that manage natural resources and their effects on livelihoods and access to social services must be critically reviewed. The authors suggest that a new model for the economic and social development of African pastoralism should be positioned between donor- or governmentdriven development (in other words, 'seeing like a state') and the autonomous development goals of pastoralists ('seeing like a pastoralist'). Pastoralists are resourceful, entrepreneurial and innovative people, fully able to support new institutional systems and services which recognise their way of life and production systems. It seems evident that African pastoralism will maintain its vitality and creativity through a process of 'bricolage', with institutional and policy innovations based on a constant renegotiation of norms, the reinvention or transformation of tradition, the importance of legitimate authority and the role of the people themselves in shaping such arrangements.

  18. Risk Assessment of Maize Drought Disaster in Agro-Pastoral Transitional Zone in North China

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    Jia, H.; Pan, D.

    2017-12-01

    Agricultural drought is one of the focuses of global concern and one of the natural disasters that affect the agriculture production mostly in China. Farming-pastoral zones in China are located in the monsoon fringe area, precipitation of which is extremely unstable, and drought occurs frequently. The agro-pastoral transitional zone in North China is one of the main producing areas of northern spring maize in northern China, and maize is the second largest grain crop in the region. An assessment of the risk of drought disaster in this region is therefore important in ensuring a reduction in such disasters and an increase in food security. A risk assessment model, EPIC (Environmental Policy Integrated Climate) model, for maize drought disasters based on the Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator crop model is proposed for areas with the topographic characteristics of agro-pastoral transitional zone in North China. The results showed that the hazard risk level for the maize zone of agro-pastoral transitional zone in North China is generally high. Most hazard index values were between 0.4 and 0.5, accounting for 48.77% of total study area. The high-risk areas were mainly distributed in Ordos Plateau (South of Inner Mongolia Autonomous region), South of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Center of Gansu Province. These results provide a scientific basis and support for the reduction of agricultural drought disasters and an increase in food security in the agro-pastoral transitional zone in North China.

  19. Intelectuales y poder en méxico

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    Pedro Ángel PALOU

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: El artículo comienza con un planteamiento teórico acerca de la figura del intelectual, de su posición dentro del tiempo histórico en el que vive y, específicamente, de su relación con el poder. A continuación se introduce en la particularidad del caso mexicano; para ello establece diversas etapas históricas y describe la situación y las características de los grupos o movimientos intelectuales sobresalientes en cada uno de esos períodos: la Colonia, la Independencia, el tiempo que media entre ésta y la restauración de la República, el Porfiriato, el México revolucionario, la postrevolución y la segunda mitad del siglo XX. El autor concluye con una reflexión acerca de las diversas posturas del poder frente a la cultura, y puntualiza la importancia de mantener vivo el ejercicio de la cultura como instrumento para resistir al poder.ABSTRACT: The article begins with a theoretical development about the intellectual figure, about his o her position within the historical time in which lives and, specially, about the relationship with power. Next, the particularities of the Mexican case are introduced. Different historical phases are established, the situation and characteristics of the most important intellectual’s groups or movements in each period (Colony, Independence, period between the last and the Republic restoration, the Porfiriato, the revolutionary Mexico, the post-revolution and the second half of the Twentieth Century are described. The author finalized with a thought about the diverse perspectives of power regarding culture and emphasized the importance of keeping alive the exercise of culture as an instrument for resisting power.

  20. Dinheiro, poder e sexo Money, power, and sex

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    Viviana A. Zelizer

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available A crença generalizada de que o dinheiro corrompe a intimidade bloqueia nossa capacidade de descrever e explicar como dinheiro, poder, e sexo, de fato, interagem. A crença oposta - de que o sexo funciona como uma mercadoria como qualquer outra - não é melhor para ajudar descrições e explicações. A intersecção de sexo, dinheiro e poder, de fato, gera confusão e conflito, mas isso ocorre precisamente porque os participantes estão simultaneamente negociando relações interpessoais delicadas e responsáveis e marcando diferenças entre essas relações e outras com as quais elas poderiam ser fácil e perigosamente confundidas. Na vida cotidiana, as pessoas lidam com essas dificuldades com um conjunto de práticas que poderíamos chamar de "Boas Combinações".Widespread beliefs that money corrupts intimacy block our ability to describe and explain how money, power, and sex actually interact. The opposite belief - that sex operates like an ordinary market commodity - serves description and explanation no better. The intersection of sex, money, and power, does indeed generate confusion and conflict, but that is precisely because participants are simultaneously negotiating delicate, consequential, interpersonal relations and marking differences between those relations and others with which they could easily and dangerously be confused. In everyday social life, people deal with these difficulties by relying on a set of practices we can call good matches.

  1. Ritual y poder en los centros budistas zen argentinos

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    Catón Eduardo Carini

    2009-05-01

    Full Text Available Resumen El presente artículo es un estudio de los grupos budistas zen argentinos desde la perspectiva de la antropología política. El objetivo es, en primer lugar, explorar las distintas posiciones sociales que los miembros pueden ocupar al interior de un grupo zen y los sistemas nativos de clasificación social, es decir, las categorías que nombran y crean distinciones rituales. En segundo lugar, analizar la estructura de autoridad y de poder al interior de una comunidad zen, indagando los vínculos entre el sistema ritual de posiciones sociales y la distribución del poder y la autoridad. La investigación etnográfica se efectuó siguiendo una metodología cualitativa, que incluyó la observación participante en los encuentros que los centros zen organizan periódicamente y la realización de entrevistas semi-estructuradas e historias de vida a sus miembros. Las conclusiones giran en torno a la importancia del ritual para la vida política de la comunidad, y la centralización del poder en la figura del maestro zen mediante la particular dinámica que evidencia la estructura de autoridad. Palabras clave: Argentina; Budismo zen; Política; Poder. Abstract The present anthropological study takes a political approach to the Argentinean Zen Buddhism groups. The first objective is to explore the variety of native social classification systems, that is to say the categories naming and creating rituals. Secondly, we try to analyze the authority and power system within a Zen community, investigating the relation between the ritual system of social positions and the distribution of power and authority. This article is based on qualitative research, which included periodic participant observation in gatherings organized by the Zen Buddhism centres and semistructured interviews with and life histories of their members. The conclusions focus on the importance of ritual for the community’s political life, and the centralization of power in the

  2. La internet como arma de contrapeso al poder

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    Alfredo Dávalos López

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Hace aproximadamente dieciocho años los zapatistas generan ingeniosas formas de comunicación que han provocado en todo el mundo distintas manifestaciones de apoyo. La Internet se ha convertido en un medio poderoso para desterritorializar su lucha y, de esa manera, colocarla en la opinión pública mundial. El ciberespacio es el lugar donde se generan redes mediante la interacción, el diálogo y el debate con diversos actores de la sociedad. Hoy existen distintos espacios y formas para hacer contrapeso y enfrentar al poder desde la cotidianidad de la gente y las colectividades.

  3. Autoridad y poder en el Siglo de Oro

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    Dedieu, Jean-Pierre

    2013-01-01

    Se trata de un volumen colectivo que consta de quince estudios, fruto del trabajo de los equipos de investigación de las Universidades de Oxford, Münster y Navarra y de sus diversos encuentros realizados entre 2007 y 2008, dedicados a las relaciones entre poder político y autoridad, desde un punto de vista histórico o literario. Los artículos están clasificados por orden alfabético de sus autores, después de un breve prefacio de los editores, un prefacio que, dada la buena calidad general de ...

  4. La escuela y el poder (1870-1930

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    Carlos Mario Recio Blanco

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available Dentro de un contexto que define el modo como fue pensada la escuela en Colombia desde el Estado y la Iglesia entre 1870 y 1930, es posible afirmar que la discusión de cómo instruir y educar a las personas planteó uno de los más grandes debates de la época que permitió, a la vez, reflexionar en torno a cómo la escuela se vinculó y reprodujo ciertas prácticas para delimitar sus funciones y moldear un tipo de ciudadanos y de sociedad. Desde este punto de vista, el funcionamiento de la escuela se halló sujeto a un entrecruce de fuerzas o poderes que pretendieron aprehenderla y convertirla en un instrumento para ejercer poder y dominación. Estas fuerzas entendidos como estrategias del poder moral (regido por la Iglesia Católica y el poder político (regido por el Estado, atravesaron la institución escolar para asegurar la imposición de unos fines sociales de acuerdo a las intenciones que el gobierno de turno planteara, e influyeron además, en la formación de los sujetos y la delimitación de las prácticas escolares.AbstractWithin a context that defines the way how school in Colombia was thought, from the State and the Church between 1970 and 1930, it is possible to affirm the discussion about how to teach and educate people, started one of the greatest debates of the time which allowed, at the same time, to reflect how the school bound itself and reproduced some practices to delimitate its functions and mold some kind of citizens and society. From this point of view, the way a school works, found itself tied to an intermix of forces or powers which pretended to learn and turn it into some kind of instrument to apply power and domination. These forces, understood as strategies of the moral power (reigned by the Catholic Church, and the politic power (reigned by the State, went through the scholar institution in order to assure the imposition of some social goals according to the intentions the government in that moment

  5. Adaptation to New Climate by an Old Strategy? Modeling Sedentary and Mobile Pastoralism in Semi-Arid Morocco

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    Korbinian P. Freier

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available In a modeling study we examine vulnerability of income from mobile (transhumant pastoralism and sedentary pastoralism to reduced mean annual precipitation (MAP and droughts. The study is based on empirical data of a 3410 km2 research region in southern, semi-arid Morocco. The land use decision model integrates a meta-model of the Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC simulator to depict perennial and annual forage plant development. It also includes livestock dynamics and forward-looking decision making under uncertain weather. Mobile livestock in the model moves seasonally, sedentary livestock is restricted to pastures around settlements. For a reduction of MAP by 20%, our model shows for different experimental frequencies of droughts a significant decrease of total income from pastoralism by 8%–19% (p < 0.05. Looking separately at the two modes of pastoralism, pronounced income losses of 18%–44% (p < 0.05 show that sedentary pastoralism is much more vulnerable to dryer climate than mobile pastoralism, which is merely affected. Dedicating more pasture area and high quality fodder to mobile pastoralism significantly abates impacts from reduced MAP and droughts on total income by 11% (p < 0.05. Our results indicate that promotion of mobile pastoralism in semi-arid areas is a valuable option to increase resilience against climate change.

  6. Prison hospice and pastoral care services in California.

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    Linder, John F; Knauf, Keith; Enders, Sheila R; Meyers, Frederick J

    2002-12-01

    Hospice at the California Medical Facility (CMF) Vacaville dates back to the mid-1980s, when the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic began to be felt throughout California's Department of Corrections. Vacaville has served for decades as the principal location for delivering health services to California's incarcerated men. Informal hospice-like services were inspired by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and through inmate and community calls for more humane care for dying inmates. By 1990, efforts to formally establish a hospice were under way. In 1996, a 17-bed, state-licensed hospice began caring for dying inmates. An interdisciplinary team plans and delivers the care, meeting weekly to admit and review patients. The Pastoral Care Services (PCS) inmate volunteer program, with more than 50 trained participants, provides care and comfort to dying patients in hospice and to ill patients on the general medicine service. PCS volunteers perform many duties, including sitting vigil with actively dying inmates. Inmates enrolling in hospice have to forgo further curative therapy, consent to the program in writing, and have a 6-month or less survival prognosis; patients are not required to have a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order, but are encouraged to consider one. Training for physicians, staff and PCS volunteers is provided by the University of California, Davis faculty of the West Coast Center for Palliative Education. Bereavement services are provided for PCS volunteers, other inmate "family" and staff. Family and friends of the deceased in the free community are followed by phone, mail, and primarily through referral to resources in their local area.

  7. Becoming Bioethically Confident: The Contribution of Learning Experiences in Seminary and Congregational Ministry to Evangelical Pastors' Wise Leadership on Bioethical Concerns

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    Cunningham, Paige Comstock

    2017-01-01

    This study explores the factors that contribute to evangelical pastors becoming bioethically confident leaders of their congregation. This basic qualitative study invited twenty-five pastors who have a M.Div. or similar seminary degree to share their experiences of theological education, congregational ministry, and their views of pastoral moral…

  8. Pastoral Care Functional Approach as Panacea For Involuntary Childlessness Among Christian Couples In Africa

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    Stephen Oladele Ayankeye

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The phenomenon of involuntary childlessness is a serious one in Africa where parenthood is given a pride of place. The fact that there is a high population growth has not removed the trauma associated with inability to reproduce from the African society. The weight of the crisis cuts across socio-economic and religious boundaries. Little wonder why studies continue to emerge from various fields on the issue. This paper focused on the application of some functions of pastoral care that can be of help while pastoral caregivers and counsellors are caring for childless couples in Africa. The functions are educating healing and sustaining. The intention, since there have been several papers on causes and effects of childlessness, is to avail pastoral caregivers with a handy guideline in the process of ministering to the involuntarily childless couples in Africa

  9. The Gendering of Pastors in Contemporary Nordic Films: Norms, Conventions and Contemporary Views

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    Sofia Sjö

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available The article examines how Lutheran pastors are gendered in six well-known Nordic films. Building on the theory of mediatisation of religion, the study argues for the need to look at how media shapes religion and gender for a thorough understanding of viewson religion today. The film analyses show a connection between female pastors and less problematised forms of religion, but also traditional ways of undermining women in films. The films are argued to present a problematised religious view on sexuality, mostly connected to male pastors. Both aspects of gendering religion are tied to larger debates and discussions of religion and gender in the Nordic countries today. The article suggests that media have the potential to challenge traditional religious norms and to present their own norms, and highlights the need for further comparative studies.

  10. Philosophical counselling: Towards a ‘new approach’ in pastoral care and counselling?

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    Daniel J. Louw

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available The practice of pastoral counselling was dominated for several decades by the Rogerian techniques of empathetic listening. To a large extent, healing was predominately related to the realm of feelings (the affective dimension. Rational Emotive Therapy opened up other avenues. However, besides Logotherapy, the realm of meaning and its connectedness to world views and ideas (Plato: forms remained uncharted in many theories for pastoral care and counselling. In this article it was argued that philosophical counselling opens up new avenues for pastoral care and counselling. Philosophical counselling probes into the realm of different schemata of interpretation. A model for the making of a spiritual existential analysis was proposed in order to detect the impact of the Christian spiritual schema of interpretation on the dynamics of existential networking.

  11. Handling of pastoral misconduct and discipline: Evidence from the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe church

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    Norman Chivasa

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    Full Text Available Misconduct has permeated almost every community across the globe and Christian churches have not been spared either. The two basic questions that the current study addresses were what are some of the reported behaviours of male pastors that constitute misconduct in the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM in Zimbabwe church?; and is there any policy framework in the AFM in Zimbabwe designed to repair distressed relationships between offending pastors and the church? Results showed that in the AFM in Zimbabwe, pastoral misconduct is seen as a negative force that militates against sustaining harmony in the church. As such, whenever a male pastor commits an act of misconduct, disciplinary action is taken against him. It was also found that constructive dialogue to address misconduct is still a blind spot in the church under review. And because there is no policy framework to amend distressed relationships after administering discipline, social interactions between offending pastors and the church remain antagonistic. In view of the identified problem, this study proposed that the AFM in Zimbabwe might need to embrace a peace building framework because it has the propensity to repair broken relationships and to build friendships, social networks and trust between people. This framework can be instrumental in repairing distressed relations between offending pastors and the church at large. The strength of peace building lies in the values of brotherly love, forgiveness, reconciliation and relationship building, which are compatible with Christianity.

  12. Sexo, poder y cine: Relaciones de poder y representaciones sexuales en los nuevos relatos pornográficos

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    Sara Angelina Pedraz Poza

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    Full Text Available La pornografía tradicional se caracteriza por atribuir roles determinados a los sujetos que representa y, por tanto, trasladar unas relaciones de poder basadas en la supremacía de lo blanco, anglosajón, heterosexual y masculino, frente a cualquier otra identidad. Al mismo tiempo, cosifica los cuerpos femeninos, patologiza determinadas corporeidades y constriñe las posibilidades de sentir deseo y las prácticas sexuales realizables. No obstante, desde finales de los años 90 y, sobre todo, con la entrada del nuevo milenio, han aparecido nuevas formas de representar las identidades, los cuerpos ajenos a la dicotomía hombre-mujer y las diferentes formas de producir y estimular el deseo. Estas formas son principalmente dos: el porno para mujeres y la pospornografía. En este artículo se estudiará cómo estas dos corrientes del cine pornográfico consiguen desvirtuar las relaciones de poder tradicionales y utilizar la pornografía como un campo de batalla necesario para visibilizar determinadas identidades y sexualidades y como una opción política para luchar contra las hegemonías existentes. Para ello, se partirá de los marcos teóricos en los que se formaron cada una de ellas, su extrapolación al ámbito académico español y se analizarán los casos de estudio más representativos de cada una de las dos corrientes, teniendo como punto de partida las conexiones que existen entre las relaciones de poder y las representaciones sexuales.

  13. Poder, normas sociales y desigualdad de las mujeres en el hogar

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    Arlette Covarrubias Feregrino

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    Full Text Available Este artículo propone un marco teórico para analizar el poder de las mujeres en el hogar. Se hace especial énfasis en la visibilidad del poder y en los distintos mecanismos utilizados para mantenerlo, ya que éstos tienen importantes consecuencias en el bienestar de los miembros del hogar, en especial de las mujeres. De esta forma, el artículo se basa en el marco teórico de empoderamiento propuesto por Kabeer (1999 y las tres formas de poder sugeridas por Gaventa (2011, quien retoma las tres dimensiones de poder de Lukes (2005. Debido a que las normas sociales son un factor fundamental del poder de los miembros del hogar, y lo influyen a través de varios canales, se utiliza el marco conceptual propuesto, para analizar las varias formas en que éstas influyen en el poder de los miembros del hogar.

  14. Manifestaciones del poder femenino en la vida colegial

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    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Cuando queremos conocer la vida de las antiguas mujeres romanas tenemos distintos modos de aproximarnos al tema, uno de ellos es indagar acerca del poder femenino en relación con los collegia. Esto nos da una imagen poco frecuente pero directamente unida a la riqueza. La emancipación de la mujer va asociada al control del dinero, cuando las mujeres lo tienen pueden eludir algunos problemas que les impiden tener una vida activa en la ciudad. Poder y riqueza van intimamente unidas en la antigua sociedad romana. Aquí mostramos algunas de esas manifestaciones. SUMMARY: When we want to know lives of ancient roman women we have many ways to do it. One of that is to research about femenin power in relatin with collegia. This give us a imagine few frecuent but directly united to wealth. The women emancipation is joined to money control, when women have it, they can elude some troubles that they impede them to have a active life in their cities. Power and wealth go inestrically united in ancient roman society so, we desire to watch some of these manifestations.

  15. Ética y poder en el periodismo norteamericano

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    Norman Solomon

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    Full Text Available Gobierno y medios en los Estados Unidos proponen su ética profesional como modelo para el mundo, cuando es en ese país donde la información sirve más que todo para ganar dinero. Con excepciones los editores y reporteros respetan estándares éticos de manera que las coimas o pagos ilícitos son frecuentes. Así la Guerra del Golfo terminó siendo un negocio redondo para General Electric. El autor afirma que el profesional norteamericano trabaja dentro de un amplio sistema de corrupción institucionalizada. George Seldes tuvo que renunciar al trabajo periodístico como asalariado de la gran empresa, para de manera independiente poder escribir libros y artículos en los que se indagaba asuntos que la prensa institucionalizada no se atrevía a tocar. Se concluye en que mientras más se concentra y consolida su poder, menor es la posibilidad de plantear una crítica abierta en contra de los medios.

  16. Narrativas fundadoras do feminismo: poderes e conflitos (1970-1978

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    Full Text Available A forma como foram definidas as datas do ressurgimento do feminismo de 'Segunda Onda', na década de 1970, no Brasil, reflete interpretações oriundas de diferentes lugares. A narrativa de 'origem' desse feminismo foi resultado de disputas de poder entre diversos grupos feministas e entre estes e os diversos personagens envolvidos na luta contra a ditadura militar, instalada no país entre 1964 e 1985. As dicotomias entre 'lutas gerais e lutas específicas', de um lado, e entre 'verdadeiramente feministas e não-feministas', de outro, presentes nessas disputas, falam de poderes e de conflitos.The way the 'Second Wave' feminism re-emergence was defined in the seventies, in Brazil, reflects interpretations that come from different places. The narrative of 'origin' of this feminism was result of contests of power among diverse feminists groups and among these and the diverse characters involved in the fight against the military dictatorship, present in the country between 1964 and 1985. The dichotomy between "general fights versus specific fights", in one side, and "true feminists versus not-feminists" in the other side, present in these contests, talks about powers and conflicts. I intend to discuss, in this article, the invention of these origins and their contests for power.

  17. Una lectura sobre las relaciones entre fascismo y poder.

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    Isabel Avendaño Flores

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Estas páginas partirán del supuesto de que geografía fue utilizada por el fascismo para ostentar el poder, para dirigir unas operaciones militares, para organizar los territorios en la previsión de las batallas que se libraran contra tal o cual adversario pero también, para que el aparato de Estado controlara mejor a los hombres sobre los cuales ejercía su autoridad. Decir que el fascismo era a la vez práctica y pensamiento o una acción animada por una doctrina, requiere de una plataforma territorial. Asimismo, la geografía como descripción metódica de los espacios, tanto de los aspectos que ha llamado „físicos‟ como bajo sus características económicas, sociales, demográficas y políticas debe situarse absolutamente como practica y poder

  18. Chance Encounters: Rap Music as a Relational and Pedagogical Resource in Clinical Pastoral Education.

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    2018-03-01

    Music has long been regarded as a valuable tool for educators. Over the last three decades, rap music has grown to become a global phenomenon. However, due to historical and cultural factors, rap music is often underutilized in Clinical Pastoral Education. This article discusses the social significance of rap music, highlights how rap music informed my supervision of a clinical pastoral education student, and examines Chance the Rapper's mixtape Coloring Book as a case study on the utilization of rap music as a relational and pedagogical resource in spiritual education.

  19. Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia

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    Belayneh Anteneh

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    Full Text Available Abstract Background Ethiopian plants have shown remarkably effective medicinal values for many human and livestock ailments. Some research results are found on medicinal plants of the south, south west, central, north and north western parts of Ethiopia. However, there is lack of data that quantitatively assesses the resource potential and the indigenous knowledge on use and management of medicinal plants in eastern Ethiopia. The main thrust of the present ethnobotanical study centres around the potential and use of traditional medicinal plants by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Babile Wereda (district of eastern Ethiopia. The results can be used for setting up of conservation priorities, preservation of local biocultural knowledge with sustainable use and development of the resource. Materials and methods Fifty systematically selected informants including fifteen traditional herbalists (as key informants participated in the study. Semi-structured interviews, discussions and guided field walk constituted the main data collection methods. Techniques of preference ranking, factor of informant consensus and Spearman rank correlation test were employed in data analysis. Medicinal plant specimens were collected, identified and kept at the National Herbarium (ETH of Addis Ababa University and Haramaya University Herbarium. Results Fifty-one traditional medicinal plant species in 39 genera and 28 families were recorded, constituting 37% shrubs, 29% trees, 26% herbs, 6% climbers and 2% root parasites. Leaves contributed to 35.3% of the preparations, roots (18.8% and lower proportions for other parts. Formulations recorded added to 133 remedies for 54 human ailments, in addition to some used in vector control. The majority of remedies were the juice of single species, mixtures being generally infrequent. Aloe pirottae, Azadirachta indica and Hydnora johannis were the most cited and preferred species. Aloe pirottae, a species endemic to Ethiopia

  20. A pastoral evaluation and responses to the challenge of spiritual insecurity in African pastoral ministry and Christianity

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    article discusses African spiritual worldview and its implications to practical Christianity. It is an interdisciplinary theological article that integrates African Christian theology and pastoral care. It contributes to the discussion on contextualising Christian practical ministry in Africa.

  1. El control de constitucionalidad y de legalidad ejercido por el poder legislativo (1811-1842

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    Miguel Malagón Pinzón

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Este escrito explora el control de los actos de los poderes legislativo y ejecutivo en Colombia, durante la primera mitad del siglo XIX. Se explica cómo el órgano encargado de ejercer dicho encausamiento era el poder legislativo, en forma de Senado de Censura o de Congreso. Configurando así un poder supremo sobre las otras ramas del Estado.

  2. Presidencialismo y poder económico en la reforma constitucional Argentina de 1994

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    Mauro Benente

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    Full Text Available En su misión histórica del limitar al poder, el constitucionalismo reduce el po - der al Estado. En este trabajo presentaré el proceso de concentración de po - der que se desarrolló durante los primeros años del gobierno de Carlos Menem en Argentina: concentración de poder en el presidente y en las corporaciones económicas. Ante este contexto, los proyectos de reforma constitucional y los debates previos a la reforma de 1994 atendieron el poder del presidente pero olvidaron el poder del capital privado.

  3. O poder da fé, o milagre do poder: mediadores evangélicos e deslocamento de fronteiras sociais

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    Patricia Birman

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available A partir de dois estudos de caso analisarei neste artigo a articulação de duas tendências do universo evangélico pentecostal: a da vida apartada do mundo e aquela centrada no milagre e no protagonismo divino. A articulação entre elas forma um conjunto, cuja integração variada constitui na atualidade a presença evangélica na esfera pública. Enquanto conjunto, as igrejas evangélicas reconstruíram as fronteiras do religioso, para "dentro" e para "fora". Para "dentro" redefiniram magia e religião deslocando o encantamento do mundo, convencionalmente mantido como mágico, através do catolicismo, para o interior da religião como milagre. Para "fora" os evangélicos adotaram em suas práticas e discursos uma forma de sacralização dos seus agentes e dos seus instrumentos. A aura divina passou a habitar os muitos domínios sociais que, por sua vez, passaram a fornecer a matéria-prima necessária para forjar o protagonismo dos seus pastores.Based upon two cases studies this paper is an attempt to analyse the articulation between two tendancies in the pentacostal evangeslist universe: life separated from the world and life centered on miracle and divine protagonism. The articulation in between these two tendancies constitutes a whole: the moving integration of it represent in the daily life the evangelical presence in the public sphere. As a whole, the evangelist churches are reconstructing the frontiers of what religious is, "inside" and "outside". "Inside" they are redefining magic and religion, desplacing the world enchantment, usualy maintained as "magical" by catholicism, inside the proper religious sphere as miracle. "Outside", the evangelists maintain through their discourses and practical life a way to sacrament their agents and instruments. A divine aura seems to invade the various and necessary social domains througn which have to be established their pastor's leadership.

  4. O jogo do PE: luzes examinantes para o além-mundo da Pastoral Educativa EP game: examining lights toward the beyond-world of Educative Pastoral

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    Sandra Mara Corazza

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    Full Text Available O jogo do PE (Pastoral Educativa: 1 aproveita as quatro partes que compõem Also Sprach Zarathustra, de Nietzsche, para desenhar a própria configuração; 2 utiliza a maioria dos subtítulos de Also Sprach..., sem necessariamente fazer corresponder-lhe o que ali Zaratustra falou; 3 solicita licença para propor a esta fala - pelo amor antigo que lhe tem - outros aforismos, idéias e considerações, mesmo que extemporâneos, para montar o tabuleiro onde possa jogar o PE; 4 entende "jogo" do mesmo modo que Foucault, ou seja, como um conjunto de regras de produção da verdade; 5 descreve esse jogo imediatamente, sem mais delongas.The EP (Educative Pastoral game: 1 makes good use of the four parts which constitute Also Sprach Zarathustra, by Nietzsche, to outline its own configuration; 2 uses most of the subtitles of Also Sprach…, without necessarily making it correspond with what Zarathustra spoke there; 3 asks for permission to propose this speech - due to the old love devoted to it - other aphorisms, ideas and considerations, even if extemporaneous, to build the board where EP (Educative Pastoral game can be played; 4 understands "game" the same way Foucault does, that is, as a set of rules of truth-production; 5 describes this game immediately, without any delay.

  5. Understanding complexity in managing agro-pastoral dams ecosystem services in Northern Benin

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    Kpera, G.N.

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    Key words: conflict, water quality, crocodile, fish diversity, vegetable, watershed management, institutional changes, innovation system.

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  6. Intrapersoonlike transformasie by pastors – die paradoks van emosionele verwonding as bron tot genesing

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    S. Philip Nolte

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    This article reflects upon the way in which the interplay between reason and emotion influences pastors’ lives and ministry. It studies the process of inner transformation as a meaningful way for pastors to become ‘healed healers’. Inner transformation is described in terms of Aristotle’s phronēsis and Paul Ricoeur’s movement from mimēsis1 to mimēsis3. The article agrues that ‘healing’ in no way purports that pastors are able to heal others in a literal sense, but merely that by being conscious of their own wounds, pastors can experience the paradox that their own wounds could become a source of healing. This approach to woundedness is interpreted from two distinct perspectives. Firstly, it is seen from the perspective of Jesus as the human face of God. Jesus’ emotional disposition towards the nobodies of his time is seen as paradigmatic for pastors’ relationships with others. Secondly, woundedness is seen within the context of the metaphor of the wounded healer as narrated in ancient Greek mythology, and used by Carl Jung in a psychiatric setting. It is not only pastors’ knowledge of the Bible, theological tradition and different pastoral and other therapeutic theories, models and methods that facilitates meaningful interaction between themselves and others. Central to pastors’ role as wounded healers is their conscious acknowledgement of their own humanity and therefore their own woundedness.

  7. Cyberbullying Bystanders and Moral Engagement: A Psychosocial Analysis for Pastoral Care

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    Kyriacou, Chris; Zuin, Antônio

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    One of the new challenges facing pastoral care in schools is dealing with the rapid growth of cyberbullying by school-aged children. Within digital cyberspace, cyberbullies are finding more opportunities to express their aggression towards others as social networks become technologically more sophisticated. An important feature of cyberbullying is…

  8. Enhancing the economic viability of pastoralism: the need to balance interventions.

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    Rueff, H; Rahim, I

    2016-11-01

    Extensive mobile pastoral systems do not follow conventional marketing optimisation models, since they must deal with the factors of mobility, erratic environments, dependency on natural resources, seasonality, and distance to markets. While pastoralist systems contribute substantially to national economies, government investment to support pastoralism remains limited or non-existent. Pastoralists are becoming increasingly integrated into larger market systems and therefore need investment and specially adapted policies to supply a growing demand for livestock products and to support their livelihoods. In this paper, the authors show that investment and technology can support and empower pastoralist marketing strategies in supplying higher-value and more stable livestock products. Furthermore, the authors demonstrate that pastoralists also supply services, broadening the marketing landscape within which they operate to include more players and trading options. Pastoralists are undeniably the custodians of rangelands and provide a wide range of ecosystem services. These new market prospects nevertheless require structuring (e.g. regulation, infrastructure) and adjustments in the trading environment of stakeholders all along the value chain. There is, however, an inherent risk in intervening in pastoral marketing and production processes. Too many or ill-adapted interventions can have severe effects on these systems, resulting in over-intensification and reduced mobility. Finding the right level of intervention to support extensive pastoral systems is important when developing policy, since it is about the only form of land use that can keep a third of the world's land surface in food production without additional inputs.

  9. Leadership Role Expectations and Relationships of Principals and Pastors in Catholic Parochial Elementary Schools: Part 1

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    Schafer, Duane F.

    2004-01-01

    Parish elementary schools in the United States have a governance structure that often precipitates conflict. The principal is the designated leader of the school, the educational administrator, and the supervisor of the faculty and students. By canon law, however, the pastor of the parish remains ultimately responsible for the spiritual and…

  10. Archaeology, archaeozoology and the study of pastoralism in the Near East (Review Article)

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    Çakirlar, Canan

    2017-01-01

    Sheep and goat herding, the basis of pastoralism in the Near East, has been integral to the social organisation, diet, economy, religion and environment of the region since the beginnings of animal domestication. Interestingly, this omnipresent factor of life in the Near East has not been a popular

  11. "Holy Cow! This Stuff Is Real!" from Imagining Ministry to Pastoral Imagination

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    Campbell-Reed, Eileen R.; Scharen, Christian

    2011-01-01

    How do seminarians move from imagining ministry to embodying pastoral imagination? Stories gathered from seminarians in their final year of study show the complexity of shifting from classroom work, which foregrounds theory and intellectual imagination, to more embodied, relational, and emotionally intense engagements of ministry. Stories about…

  12. n hoofstuk in die (outo)biografie van die predikant (pastor?) 1 ...

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    biografie van die dominee (pastor?), spreek om verskeie redes boekdele. Die gebruik van die onbepaalde lidwoord is eerstens 'n bevestiging dat die artikel slegs 'n verdere bydrae (hoofstuk) tot die bestaande en steeds voortgaande gesprek (boek) oor die biografie van die dominee is (Heitink 2001). Tweedens plaas ek ...

  13. Pastoral community organization, livelihoods and biodiversity conservation in Mongolia's Southern Gobi Region

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    Sabine M. Schmidt

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    In this paper I describe processes and impacts of collective action by mobile pastoralist communities, and of external support strategies to strengthen local institutions and cooperation in Mongolia’s southern Gobi. The need for pastoral mobility triggered the processes leading to community organization, and the emergence, or re-emergence, of local informal...

  14. the problem of cultural stereotyping in the pastoral care of a suicidal

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    By global culture we mean the fusion of cultures as a result of immigration and ... individualism in the European context: “the importance of self-expression and the .... interdependence and growth. .... exchange of cultures and religious/spiritual experience in pastoral care. .... Medical students in this study were to explore.

  15. A re-reading of John 8:1–11 from a pastoral liberative perspective ...

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    This article intends to unmask collusion with patriarchal societies including the Jewish society in Jesus' time by mapping out the forms of harassment and embarrassment inflicted upon women. The study shows how pastoral care can help victims of oppression. A re-reading of John 8:1–11 will inform the, how can the verses ...

  16. The Lenten Pastoral Letter: a first public declaration of the hidden ...

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    Finally, it has been recorded that when asked about the origins of the Pastoral. Letter, one of.the ... voice of the poor. This state of affairs would explain ... discusses the terms 'public' and 'hidden' in the context of power relations and discourse.

  17. Small ruminant production in smallholder and pastoral/extensive farming systems in Kenya

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    Kosgey, I.S.; Rowlands, G.J.; Arendonk, van J.A.M.; Baker, R.L.

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    A survey was conducted by way of personal interviews with 562 respondents comprising 459 farmers and 103 butchers/traders in selected districts in the central and western parts of Kenya, consisting of three predominantly smallholder and four predominantly pastoral/extensive districts. The study

  18. The hearthhold in pastoral Fulbe society, central Mali : social relations, milk and drought

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    Bruijn, de M.E.

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    In pastoral Fulbe society in central Mali women had, and to some degree still have, an important social and economic role, concentrated on a 'milk economy' organized through a female-headed, women-centred unit, called 'fayannde' or 'hearthhold'. In a society of seminomadic pastoralists who live most

  19. Local land management in Benin with special reference to pastoral groups

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    L.J. de Haan (Leo); T. Djedjebi

    2000-01-01

    textabstractA review of local land management experiences in West Africa reveals that the resolution of conflicts over the uses of resources between herders and farmers depends on factors like land and water rights, promotion of the interests of pastoral groups and the Intervention of

  20. Towards sustainable vegetable production around agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin

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    Kpéra, G.N.; Segnon, Alcade C.; Saïdou, Aliou; Mensah, Guy A.; Aarts, Noelle; Zijpp, van der Akke J.

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    Background: Rehabilitation and optimized utilization of agro-pastoral dams (APDs), especially for vegetable production, has been recently promoted to boost agricultural production and ensure food security in Benin. However, little information was available on APDs' agricultural potentials and

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    The focus of the article is to show how the hegemony of heteronormativity compromises attempts at gay-friendly pastoral care and counselling with sexual minorities. Ecclesial resolutions with regard to same-sex relationships are based on Biblical propositions, theologies of heterosexual marriage, and often also on social ...

  2. Envisioning the future of transhumant pastoralism through participatory scenario planning: a case study in Spain

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    Oteros Rozas, E.; González, J.A.; Martín-López, B.; López, C.A.; Palomo, I.; Sotelo Montes, C.

    2013-01-01

    Transhumance is a practice of nomadic pastoralism that was once common in Mediterranean Europe. This livestock-rearing system is associated with the maintenance of cultural landscapes and the delivery of a wide range of ecosystem services. Although transhumance is still practised in Spain on a small

  3. Dominio informativo, ¿quién tiene el poder?

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    César Mauricio Velásquez

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available A través de la historia, las relaciones entre los gobiernos y la prensa han sido definitivas en el éxito o fracaso de quienes ostentan el poder. No es extraño que algunos jefes de Estado se sientan incómodos con la manera de informar de algunos medios o, por el contrario, decidan aliarse para estructurar determinadas agendas que se manejan de manera unánime para orientar el temario que decida el ejecutivo. El Observatorio de Medios de la Facultad de Comunicación Social y Periodismo realizó un estudio para conocer el estado de la relación entre el presidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez y la prensa. La investigación reveló presiones directas e indirectas que el gobierno ejerce sobre los periodistas.

  4. El espacio de juego : escenario de relaciones de poder

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    Tomé, Amparo

    1996-01-01

    El espacio de juego, como todos los espacios, aparece definido, en primer lugar, por sus límites; en este caso, los límites que dicen explícita o implícitamente dónde comienza y dónde acaba el espacio en el que se puede jugar. No por obvio deja de ser importante que el primer límite real de los espacios, y por tanto de los espacios de juego, es el límite físico, el límite arquitectónico. Dichos límites ya implican per se una relación de poder, en tanto que el profesorado asume una distribució...

  5. GÉNERO, PODER Y CONOCIMIENTO EN EL DESARROLLO

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    Beverly Estela Castillo Herrera

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Generalmente, se ha asociado la pobreza como la falta de recursos económicos, pero al incorporarse el concepto de exclusión social, este fenómeno se analiza con una lógica multidimensional, por tanto también las políticas y estrategias tienen que considerar este enfoque. La perspectiva de Génerodesde el paradigma de desarrollo humano enfatiza la articulación de cuatro componentes: equidad, sustentabilidad, productividad y empoderamiento. Este articulo destaca la sociología del desarrollo para comprender los procesos de interacción social y las relaciones de poder y conocimiento en los programas sociales. La base metodológica de este artículo es la investigación documental bibliográfica y en línea

  6. El poder de la palabra en el Popol Vuh

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    Beatriz Sanchez

    1999-07-01

    Full Text Available La Palabra en su esencia divina se nos presenta en el Popol Vuh, Libro Sagrado Quiche-Maya, con toda una dimension fisologica, esgrimada en el lenguaje poctico y simbolico propio de esa cultura precolombina. Esto es plasmado en la presencia de un Dios supremo, Kabawil, mostrado a lo largo de todo proceso que sigue la creacion. Lo cual se lleca a cabo en el norte de una inteligibilidad universal, demostrada en la potencialidad de la palabra, fuerza de la razon y de la mediacion. El acto creador del Dios Supremo se funda en el poder de la palabra, razonada, pensada que se desplaza a lo largo del acto creador, concebido a traves de varios ensayos hasta lograr el ser humano perfecto, creado a imagen y semenjanza de su creador

  7. The Paradox of Being a Wounded Healer: Henri J.M. Nouwen’s Contribution to Pastoral Theology

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    S. Philip Nolte

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    Full Text Available This article is the first in a series of two dealing with Henri Nouwen’s contribution to pastoral care. The present article focuses on the impact of cognitive dissonance and the role it plays in pastors becoming constrained in their ministry. The point of departure is that during the past two decades, pastors have been subjected to profound changes. While pastors view their involvement with people in the social and faith communities in which they live and work as guiding people towards a life of wholeness and integrity, they themselves, because of their own inner woundedness, struggle to live a life of wholeness. This article investigates how pastors can act congruently and with integrity in a world that has been profoundly changed by a shift from a modern to a postmodern paradigm. This reflection explores the ancient Greek mythological origins of the concept ‘wounded healer’. It also shows that, in its utilisation by the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, the concept became a metaphor. This insight leads to a discussion of how Henri Nouwen applied the significance of the metaphor to pastoral ministry. The discussion takes on the form of certain relevant biographical side notes on Nouwen’s contribution to pastoral theology. The article concludes with an exposition of Nouwens’s use of the metaphor in his book, The wounded healer: Ministry in contemporary society.

  8. Mulheres na liderança: discurso, ideologia e poder

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    Vicentina Ramires

    2017-11-01

    Full Text Available Dominação, força e autoridade são conceitos ainda circunscritos ao universo masculino, e isso pode ser constatado principalmente nas relações de trabalho, mesmo naquelas em que as mulheres exerçam funções de liderança. Esse quadro também se materializa na academia, onde os sujeitos estão, hipoteticamente, mais atentos às diferentes posições ideológicas e às formas como se manifestam, e, por conseguinte, mais ou menos a elas refratários. O objetivo geral deste estudo é demonstrar como hierarquias de poder no mundo do trabalho baseadas em diferenças de sexo são ideologicamente construídas, de maneira a reforçarem as formas dicotômicas de relações de gêneros e como as próprias mulheres, atuando em culturas androcêntricas, podem contribuir para perpetuar atitudes sexistas. Com base nos Estudos Críticos de Discursos, procuramos: a identificar os discursos que corroboram para construir ou desconstruir modelos de dominação nas relações de gênero; b observar em que formações discursivas esses modelos se impõem e c identificar em que medida procedimentos de discriminação são veiculados nos discursos proferidos pelas mulheres. Este estudo foi desenvolvido em duas instituições de ensino superior, analisando entrevistas e respostas aos questionários dirigidos a mulheres que ocupam posições de liderança. Observamos que, ao mesmo tempo que muitas mulheres reforçam a assimetria de gêneros existente entre posições de poder na sociedade, ao repetirem/confirmarem discursos, outras vão tomando consciência de seu espaço na sociedade e agem criticamente em defesa de direitos iguais entre homens e mulheres.

  9. The Interactive Play and a Persuasive God: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Re-envisioning Pastoral Care and Counseling.

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    Jang, Jung Eun

    2016-06-01

    The purpose of this article is to present a sketch of a new image of pastoral care and counseling, which reflects the psychoanalytic understanding of the interacting transference and countertransference matrix, along with a process view of God in a mutually influencing relationship with creatures. A more effective approach in pastoral care and counseling can be conceptualized as the interactive play in which pastoral caregivers and receivers co-create a therapeutic relationship with their own past experiences and their creative capabilities. The interactive play is a concept of describing the mutually influencing relationship in the transference and countertransference interchange. The article introduces the concept of a persuasive God as a new image of pastoral care and counseling which includes aspects of the mutually interacting process in play. © The Author(s) 2016.

  10. Sujeto y poder: una propuesta de análisis

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    Angélica Bernal Olarte

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available El texto recoge diversas producciones teóricas en un intento por profundizar en el carácter relacional de la producción del sujeto y la manera en que se construye el vínculo social, con el objetivo de explicar la reproducción de un régimen político y económico específico. Así mismo, busca analizar el curso de devenir sujeto para individuos cuyos cuerpos han sido designados “mujeres” y, para ello, se indagan los procesos que tienen lugar en el campo político, que no solamente es un escenario en que el actúan sino también en donde se producen como sujetos, con consecuencias en términos de género, de clase social y de raza, entre otras. Se busca, en últimas, poner en cuestión la categoría de sujeto desde la teoría feminista para hacer visibles las operaciones de poder que la hacen posible y aportar en la reflexión acerca de las transformaciones sociales necesarias para construir relaciones humanas solidarias, de igualdad, autonomía y no violencia.

  11. ¿El poder para qué?

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    Hernán Darío Cadena

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available En este documento que refl exiona sobre la evaluación en los nuevos escenarios de aprendizaje virtual, el autor se cuestiona sobre las relaciones de poder generadas por el ejercicio evaluativo y trata de indagar -en un ejercicio exploratorio inicial- la manera en que estas se han transformado o no, a partir de las modificaciones sustanciales, otras veces sutiles, del ámbito educativo y de sus principales actores: profesores y estudiantes, tutores y aprendices. De igual modo, el texto se ocupa de establecer fronteras y diferencias entre evaluar y calificar, especialmente desde la perspectiva de la educación en los ambientes virtuales de aprendi- zaje. Asimismo, se interroga sobre la existencia de horizontalidad en los nuevos papeles educativos, a partir de la evaluación, y finalmente, sugiere cómo esta debería ser una herramienta efectiva de gestión del aprendizaje.

  12. Paridade do poder de compra: testando dados brasileiros

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    Marçal Emerson Fernandes

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste artigo consiste em realizar um teste empírico da condição da Paridade do Poder de Compra (PPC em sua versão absoluta e, em segundo plano, da Paridade da Taxa de Juros Descoberta (PTJD a dados brasileiros utilizando a análise de co-integração desenvolvida por Johansen. Os dados são trimestrais e amostra abrange o período 1980:1 a 1994:2. Algumas séries utilizadas neste trabalho são I(2 tornando a análise de co-integração mais complexa. Discute-se brevemente a metodologia econométrica adequada para tratar o problema. Os resultados apresentados apontam para a insuficiência da doutrina da PPC em sua versão absoluta tomada isoladamente. Os resultados são mais favoráveis quando conjuga-se PPC e PTJD.

  13. Abreviaturas del poder porfirista en el espacio urbano hermosillense

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    Andrés Abraham Gutiérrez C.

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se ofrece una interpretación sobre el ejercicio del poder por parte del Estado y la elite durante el porfiriato a través del espacio urbano, en ese sentido se rescatan las funciones simbólicas que cumplieron los equipamientos de la ciudad de Hermosillo durante dicho periodo. Se retoman tres tipos de fenómenos cohesionadores de la misma índole, a fin de validar el supuesto de que la nomenclatura de las calles de Hermosillo es un elemento cohesionador y generador de una conciencia patriótica y nacionalista, desde la perspectiva del panoptismo de Michel Foucault; la estatuomanía, obsesión de la época por generar monumentos para promover los valores liberales, y la invención de la tradición, propuesta de Eric Hobsbawm, aplicada a los rituales cívico-patrióticos, específicamente a los festejos del centenario de la independencia.

  14. Poderes probatorios de las partes y del juez en Europa

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    Michele Taruffo

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo desmenuza con fuerza argumental, de fuentes, histórica y con pleno conocimiento del derecho procesal civil comparado los distintos postulados políticos, ideológicos y meta jurídicos contra el poder probatorio del juez en el proceso. Para el autor tres son los sistemas existentes en materia de actividad probatoria del juez en Europa: todos - en más o en menos - admiten la actividad probatoria de oficio por el juez. La conclusión es lapidaria: el asiento liberal de los críticos a esta realidad no es ni coherente ni preciso y que refieren al liberalismo del siglo XIX en los que estuvo vigente las concepciones del proceso civil típico del individualismo propietario. Consideraciones generales de este género serían probablemente suficientes para demostrar que las ecuaciones del tipo «poderes de instrucción del juez = régimen autoritario» y «juez pasivo = régimen liberal» son vagas y genéricas, y se reducen a slogans polémicos faltos de valor científico. Ello es, resulta un sofisma el "juez activo autoritario versus juez pasivo liberal". Existen así numerosos sistemas demócratas en los que el juez cuenta con amplios poderes de instrucción, como ocurre p.e. en Francia, en Suiza y en Alemania. En sustancia, cada decisión no es «buena» sólo porque pone punto final al conflicto; la decisión es «buena» si pone punto final al conflicto siendo fundada en criterios legales y racionales, entre los que asume importancia particular la veracidad de la comprobación de los hechos. Si se piensa en un «buen» juez, capaz de ejercer correctamente y racionalmente sus poderes, no hay razón de temer que él se vuelva parcial, e incapaz de valorar las pruebas, por el sólo hecho de haber dispuesto o sugerido su adquisición. Sólo si se piensa en un juez incapaz y psíquicamente débil se puede temer que él pierda su propia imparcialidadThe article treats different political and ideological and the meta judicial postulates

  15. Jogos Multiplayer o poder das redes de entretenimento

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    Isa de Jesus Coutinho

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Os games em MMO Massive Multiplayer Online, “Multijogadores Massivos Online” surgiram a partir da conectividade com a internet, diferente dos primeiros jogos que eram desenvolvidos apenas para computadores. Este tipo de interação vem adquirindo importante avanço na indústria do entretenimento, bem como motivando estudos em distintas partes do planeta. Diretamente associado a este amplo e instigante tema situa-se a obra espanhola “Jogos Multiplayer; o poder das redes em entretenimento”, recentemente disponibilizada no Brasil, com prólogo de Gonzalo Frasca. Trata-se de um material útil para introdução a respeito do assunto uma vez que os autores constroem sua argumentação a partir de diferentes lugares teóricos propiciando uma leitura didática, abrangente, e crítica.  Multiplayer online games the power of networks Keywords: Multiplayer online games, connectivity, Multiplayer, Games Online

  16. Sujeción y poder en el posthumanismo Sujeción y poder en el posthumanismo

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    Blanca Callén Moreu

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available A través de varias noticias donde aparecen dispositivos tecnológicos de control y seguimiento introducidos en diferentes ámbitos de la vida cotidiana, analizamos cuáles podrían ser los actuales regímenes de poder y sujeción a los que nos vemos abocadas como ciudadanas. Teniendo en cuenta la centralidad que han adquirido las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación, proponemos que la problemática del sujeto y las relaciones de poder que ocupaba a las sociedades disciplinarias y que se materializaba en el panoptismo y la consecuente producción de individuos, está siendo sustituida por una nueva ecuación: la producción de dividuos mediante superficies de ensamblaje. El elemento que nos permite argumentar tal giro conceptual es, precisamente, un microchip y la gestión de la información que se genera a partir de su inserción en el brazo de cualquier ciudadano. Tras este primer diagnóstico acerca de las formas de gobierno actuales ahondaremos en los nuevos modos de socialidad que emergen a partir del control continuo y en abierto de nuestras trayectorias. La aparición de lo que denominamos extituciones permitirá hablar de las nuevas lógicas del ejercicio del poder y sus espacialidades. Éstas se caracterizan por un gobierno de la vida asentado en el procesamiento tecnológico de la información que circula acerca de nuestras acciones y, por supuesto, de nosotras mismas. Para terminar nos preguntamos acerca de cuáles podrían ser las acciones políticas colectivas que subvirtieran estas lógicas de gobierno preponderantes en un contexto post-humanista donde la centralidad de “lo humano” ha sido desplazada por una tecnocracia política, ética y epistémica.Through some news about technological devices for controlling and monitoring introduced in different areas of daily life, we analize what could be the current regimes of power and subject to which we are engaged as citizens. Taking into account the centrality

  17. Is multifunctionality the future of mountain pastoralism? Lessons from the management of semi-natural grasslands in the Pyrenees

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    López-i-Gelats, F.; Rivera-Ferre, M.G.; Madruga-Andreu, C.; Bartolomé-Filella, J.

    2015-07-01

    Land abandonment is pervasive in mountainous Europe. In the present situation of price-cost squeeze on pastoral households and general shift in the role of farming, the development of farming abandonment risk regions is generally associated with adoption of new multifunctional rural development strategies, such as farm tourism, which in the end entail less time being devoted to farming practices. We explored the effects of such developmental scheme on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands, in particular, and on the sustainability of mountain pastoralism, in general. While the effects on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands of full abandonment have been extensively explored, this is not the case of partial abandonment. Results showed that the adoption of simplified and low-cost management regimes, associated with partial abandonment and the increased adoption of part-time farming, immerses semi-natural grasslands in processes of secondary succession that undermine both their conservation and pastoral functions. This points the need for caution when endorsing multifunctional developmental schemes in farming abandonment risk regions, particularly when those imply less labor being devoted to pastoral practices. In conclusion, we stress that in farming abandonment risk regions it is possible to guarantee both viable pastoralism and diversified rural economy. However, it is necessary to implement developmental strategies that are centered on stimulating synergies between pastoralism and other economic activities, rather than promoting activities that depend on additional farmers’ polyvalence. (Author)

  18. Is multifunctionality the future of mountain pastoralism? Lessons from the management of semi-natural grasslands in the Pyrenees

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    López-i-Gelats, F.; Rivera-Ferre, M.G.; Madruga-Andreu, C.; Bartolomé-Filella, J.

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    Land abandonment is pervasive in mountainous Europe. In the present situation of price-cost squeeze on pastoral households and general shift in the role of farming, the development of farming abandonment risk regions is generally associated with adoption of new multifunctional rural development strategies, such as farm tourism, which in the end entail less time being devoted to farming practices. We explored the effects of such developmental scheme on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands, in particular, and on the sustainability of mountain pastoralism, in general. While the effects on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands of full abandonment have been extensively explored, this is not the case of partial abandonment. Results showed that the adoption of simplified and low-cost management regimes, associated with partial abandonment and the increased adoption of part-time farming, immerses semi-natural grasslands in processes of secondary succession that undermine both their conservation and pastoral functions. This points the need for caution when endorsing multifunctional developmental schemes in farming abandonment risk regions, particularly when those imply less labor being devoted to pastoral practices. In conclusion, we stress that in farming abandonment risk regions it is possible to guarantee both viable pastoralism and diversified rural economy. However, it is necessary to implement developmental strategies that are centered on stimulating synergies between pastoralism and other economic activities, rather than promoting activities that depend on additional farmers’ polyvalence. (Author)

  19. Is multifunctionality the future of mountain pastoralism? Lessons from the management of semi-natural grasslands in the Pyrenees

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    Full Text Available Land abandonment is pervasive in mountainous Europe. In the present situation of price-cost squeeze on pastoral households and general shift in the role of farming, the development of farming abandonment risk regions is generally associated with adoption of new multifunctional rural development strategies, such as farm tourism, which in the end entail less time being devoted to farming practices. We explored the effects of such developmental scheme on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands, in particular, and on the sustainability of mountain pastoralism, in general. While the effects on the preservation of semi-natural grasslands of full abandonment have been extensively explored, this is not the case of partial abandonment. Results showed that the adoption of simplified and low-cost management regimes, associated with partial abandonment and the increased adoption of part-time farming, immerses semi-natural grasslands in processes of secondary succession that undermine both their conservation and pastoral functions. This points the need for caution when endorsing multifunctional developmental schemes in farming abandonment risk regions, particularly when those imply less labor being devoted to pastoral practices. In conclusion, we stress that in farming abandonment risk regions it is possible to guarantee both viable pastoralism and diversified rural economy. However, it is necessary to implement developmental strategies that are centered on stimulating synergies between pastoralism and other economic activities, rather than promoting activities that depend on additional farmers’ polyvalence.

  20. A House Full of Trap Doors. Identifying barriers to resilient drylands in the toolbox of pastoral development

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    Krätli, Saverio; Kaufmann, Brigitte; Roba, Hassan; Hiernaux, Pierre; Li, Wenjun; Easdale, Marcos H.; Huelsebusch, Christian

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    The theoretical understanding of drylands and pastoral systems has long undergone a U-turn from the initial perspective rooted in classical ecology. The shift has hinged on the way to represent asymmetric variability, from a disturbance in an ecosystem that naturally tends towards uniformity and stability, to a constitutive part of a dynamic ecosystem. Operationalising the new reversed perspective, including the need to update the methodological infrastructure to plan around drylands and pastoral development, remains a challenge. Underlying assumptions about stability and uniformity, that are a legacy of equilibrium thinking, remain embedded in the toolbox of pastoral development, starting from the technical language to talk about the subject. This effectively gets in the way of operationalizing state of the art understanding of pastoral systems and the drylands. Unless these barriers are identified, unpacked and managed, even the present calls for increasing the rigour and intensity of data collection - for example as part of the ongoing global process to revise and improve agricultural data - cannot deliver a realistic representation of pastoral systems in statistics and policy making. This contribution presents the case for understanding variability as an asset, and provides a range of examples of methodological barriers, including classifications of livestock systems, scale of observation, key parameters in animal production, indicators in the measurement of ecological efficiency, concepts of ecological fragility, natural resources, and pastoral risk. The need to update this legacy is a pressing challenge for policy makers concerned with both modernisation and resilience in the drylands.

  1. PROGRESO TÉCNICO Y PODER DE MERCADO EN LA INDUSTRIA FARMACÉUTICA

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    JOSÉ GALLEGO

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se presenta la estimación del poder de mercado en la industria farmacéutica colombiana durante 1982 - 2004. El resultado se compara con las estimaciones realizadas para los Estados Unidos y Finlandia. La conclusión fundamental es la confirmación de la existencia de poder de mercado, al estimarse un índice de Lerner mayor que cero y un markup de Hall mayor que uno; la estimación es equivalente al 0.92 y 0.95 del poder presente en Estados Unidos y Finlandia, respectivamente.

  2. PROGRESO TÉCNICO Y PODER DE MERCADO EN LA INDUSTRIA FARMACÉUTICA

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    2009-01-01

    En este artículo se presenta la estimación del poder de mercado en la industria farmacéutica colombiana durante 1982 - 2004. El resultado se compara con las estimaciones realizadas para los Estados Unidos y Finlandia. La conclusión fundamental es la confirmación de la existencia de poder de mercado, al estimarse un índice de Lerner mayor que cero y un markup de Hall mayor que uno; la estimación es equivalente al 0.92 y 0.95 del poder presente en Estados Unidos y Finlandia, respectivamente. ...

  3. Progreso técnico y poder de mercado en la industria farmacéutica

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    2010-01-01

    En este artículo se presenta la estimación del poder de mercado en la industria farmacéutica colombiana durante 1982 - 2004. El resultado se compara con las estimaciones realizadas para los Estados Unidos y Finlandia. La conclusión fundamental es la confirmación de la existencia de poder de mercado, al estimarse un índice de Lerner mayor que cero y un markup de Hall mayor que uno; la estimación es equivalente al 0.92 y 0.95 del poder presente en Estados Unidos y Finlandia, respectivamente....

  4. RESTABELECIMENTO DO PODER FAMILIAR: reintegração à família natural

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    Ante a possibilidade dos pais perderem a o poder familiar de seus filhos, necessária se faz a análise acerca de restabelecimento de tal vínculo. Assim, o presente artigo tem por objetivo analisar a possibilidade do restabelecimento do poder familiar nos casos cujos pais consigam comprovar a superação da situação que ensejou o processo judicial de destituição. A ação de destituição do poder familiar somente é aplicada em situações excepcionais, contudo, em alguns casos, a família consegue adqu...

  5. RELAÇÕES DE PODER E ESTRUTURA ORGANIZACIONAL EM WEBER E CHIAVENATO

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    Caio Calmon Vinícius de Souza

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo tem por objetivo discutir a relação entre poder e estrutura organizacional buscando apontar a importância das relações de poder para a estruturação da organização. Para isso recorreu-se às contribuições de Max Weber (1979 e de Chiavenato (2003, ambos teóricos que trataram de questões envolvendo poder e estrutura organizacional.

  6. El pastor Quijótiz by Camón Aznar and Unamuno

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    Enrique Fernández Rivera

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    Full Text Available In El pastor Quijótiz (1969, Camón Aznar resorted to the antagonism ideal vs. reality, characteristic of many recreations of Cervantes’ masterpiece, to explore the problem he had in combining the ideas of his freethinking youth with his later role as an active intellectual under Franco.  El pastor Quijótiz is an attempt at saving the liberal intellectuals’ utopianism of the early 20th century by transforming it into a form of private spirituality that serves as a comforter in the face of the surrounding social injustice. Camón Aznar builds upon the figure of the rebellious Don Quixote created by Unamuno, who he had admired in his youth. However, he changes the figure by adding a resigned victimization of Stoic- Christian origin.

  7. Community healing and the role of pastoral care of the ill and suffering in Africa

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    V. Magezi

    2006-07-01

    Full Text Available The extended family (community in Africa plays a crucial role in the process of healing. However, while the role of the community is invaluable, many scholars overlook its other side. This article argues for a critical consideration of the healing role of the community in Africa and offers a critique of African community healing in the light of pastoral healing. Pastoral healing as a spiritual and faith perspective is juxtaposed with the healing process within African traditional communities. Since these two communities operate from different perspectives, in many cases they are competing forces in the process of healing – a difference that aggravates pain. This article thus carefully describes the process of healing both within a faith community (with its acts of “koinonia” and the African traditional community, and concludes by proposing a healthy integration of these systems.

  8. A political project by instruction: a hundred years of the Pastoral Letter of D. Leme

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    Marco Aurélio Corrêa Martins

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    Full Text Available The rereading of the centennial Pastoral Letter of greeting from D. Leme to diocesans in the Archdiocese of Olinda, in 1916, allows to understand, from historical and historiographical aspects, the composition between ultramontanism and traditionalism in the text of strong politicalbias, in which the archbishop intended a project of religious instruction for the catholicpeople. The analysis points out some aspects of the text in the educational and ideological issues of the period of its production, highlighting the separation between education and instruction in the text. The theoretical framework in the concept of temporality of Paul Ricoeur, beyond the beddings of the philosophy of the history of this author, for its phenomenological entail, allowed a specific understanding of proposals of the archbishop. It was about a bibliographical study in which the Pastoral Letter is a document and a vestige of that time, studied along with some papal encyclicals, also treated documentarily.

  9. Genetic Structure of Pastoral and Farmer Populations in the African Sahel

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    Černý, Viktor; Pereira, L.; Musilová, E.; Kujanová, M.; Vašíková, A.; Blasi, P.; Garofalo, L.; Soares, P.; Diallo, I.; Brdička, R.; Novelletto, A.

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    Roč. 28, č. 9 (2011), s. 2491-2500 ISSN 0737-4038 R&D Projects: GA ČR GA206/08/1587 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z80020508 Keywords : African Sahel * pastoralism * archaeogenetics Subject RIV: AC - Archeology, Anthropology, Ethnology Impact factor: 5.550, year: 2011 http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/28/9/2491

  10. Vulnerability of the Tibetan Pastoral Systems to Climate and Global Change

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    Yang Wang

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The impacts of climate and global change on Tibetan pastoral systems have become increasingly evident. Thus, a significant research endeavor is to explore the combined effects of these changes on the livelihoods of herder households and communities, on the adaptation strategies they adopted to respond to the current and expected risks associated with these changes, and on the emerging opportunities that can strengthen their resilience and adaptive capacity. We performed an integrated analysis of the dynamics of Tibetan pastoral systems influenced by climate and global changes by using the analytical framework developed by Ostrom. Climate and global changes have significantly altered the attributes of and the interactions within Tibetan pastoral systems, thus posing great challenges to their sustainable development. We used Nagqu County, a remote area of the northern Tibetan Plateau of China, as a case study to analyze the adaptation strategies adopted by local herders to respond to multiple stressors, as well as the emerging opportunities that they can take advantage of to increase their adaptive capacity. Findings show that although local herders have developed various adaptation strategies, such as planting forage grass, buying fodder from the market, renting pastures, joining formal or informal cooperatives, and diversifying livelihoods, social, cultural, and institutional challenges still exist. To enhance the adaptive capacity of herders and to reduce their vulnerability, we recommend that future rangeland policies and programs promote: (1 comprehensive support for formal or informal pastoral cooperatives, (2 development of the rangeland economy to take advantage of the multifunctionalities of rangeland ecosystems, and (3 revitalization of the mobility paradigm to allow the flexible use of rangelands.

  11. Statistical analysis of nitrous oxide emission factors from pastoral agriculture field trials conducted in New Zealand

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    Kelliher, F.M.; Cox, N.; Weerden, T.J. van der; Klein, C.A.M. de; Luo, J.; Cameron, K.C.; Di, H.J.; Giltrap, D.; Rys, G.

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    Between 11 May 2000 and 31 January 2013, 185 field trials were conducted across New Zealand to measure the direct nitrous oxide (N 2 O) emission factors (EF) from nitrogen (N) sources applied to pastoral soils. The log(EF) data were analysed statistically using a restricted maximum likelihood (REML) method. To estimate mean EF values for each N source, best linear unbiased predictors (BLUPs) were calculated. For lowland soils, mean EFs for dairy cattle urine and dung, sheep urine and dung and urea fertiliser were 1.16 ± 0.19% and 0.23 ± 0.05%, 0.55 ± 0.19% and 0.08 ± 0.02% and 0.48 ± 0.13%, respectively, each significantly different from one another (p 12°, mean EFs were significantly lower. Thus, urine and dung EFs should be disaggregated for sheep and cattle as well as accounting for terrain. -- Highlights: • Nitrous oxide emission factors (EFs) for pastoral soils measured in 185 field trials. • For lowland, the mean (±standard error) urea nitrogen fertiliser EF was 0.5 ± 0.1%. • For lowland, mean dairy cattle urine and dung EFs were 1.2 and 0.2%, respectively. • For lowland, mean sheep urine and dung EFs were 0.6 and 0.1%, respectively. • For pastoral soils in terrain with slopes >12°, mean EFs were significantly lower. -- From 185 field trials, mean nitrous oxide emission factors for pastoral soils were 0.1% for sheep dung up to 1.2% for dairy cattle urine, while that for urea fertiliser was 0.5%

  12. The Evolution of Research Paradigms in Pastoral/Spiritual Care, Counseling, and Education.

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    Carr, John C

    2015-12-01

    This partially autobiographical article is presented as a chapter in the narrative of the evolution of research methodology in the social sciences and the impact that evolution has had on pastoral/spiritual care research as the author has experienced and observed it during the latter part of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st century. © The Author(s) 2015.

  13. Pinus mugo Krummholz Dynamics During Concomitant Change in Pastoralism and Climate in the Central Apennines

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    Li Dai

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    Full Text Available The dynamics of Pinus mugo krummholz during concomitant change in pastoral land use and climate in central Italy since the mid-20th century was investigated. Krummholz dynamics were detected using sequential aerial photography and fitted to a logistic regression model with elevation, grazing, proximity to beech forest, and proximity to krummholz as explanatory variables. Dendrochronological series were correlated with temperature and precipitation and fitted to a linear model. During this period krummholz doubled in extent and migrated 35–65 m upslope. Expansion was positively associated with krummholz proximity, residual pastoral grazing, and proximity to beech forest beyond 10 m and negatively associated with elevation and beech forest closer than 10 m. The logistic regression model forecasts krummholz migration by an additional 30 m upslope by 2060. During the 20th century, winter and spring minimum temperatures increased but did not result in increased radial stem growth of P. mugo. The combined evidence suggests that krummholz dynamics can be explained by the legacy of summer pastoralism and the dispersal limitations of P. mugo, rather than by climate change.

  14. Random demographic household surveys in highly mobile pastoral communities in Chad.

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    Weibel, Daniel; Béchir, Mahamat; Hattendorf, Jan; Bonfoh, Bassirou; Zinsstag, Jakob; Schelling, Esther

    2011-05-01

    Reliable demographic data is a central requirement for health planning and management, and for the implementation of adequate interventions. This study addresses the lack of demographic data on mobile pastoral communities in the Sahel. A total of 1081 Arab, Fulani and Gorane women and 2541 children (1336 boys and 1205 girls) were interviewed and registered by a biometric fingerprint scanner in five repeated random transect demographic and health surveys conducted from March 2007 to January 2008 in the Lake Chad region in Chad. Important determinants for the planning and implementation of household surveys among mobile pastoral communities include: environmental factors; availability of women for interviews; difficulties in defining "own" children; the need for information-education-communication campaigns; and informed consent of husbands in typically patriarchal societies. Due to their high mobility, only 5% (56/1081) of registered women were encountered twice. Therefore, it was not possible to establish a demographic and health cohort. Prospective demographic and health cohorts are the most accurate method to assess child mortality and other demographic indices. However, their feasibility in a highly mobile pastoral setting remains to be shown. Future interdisciplinary scientific efforts need to target innovative methods, tools and approaches to include marginalized communities in operational health and demographic surveillance systems.

  15. Random demographic household surveys in highly mobile pastoral communities in Chad

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    Béchir, Mahamat; Hattendorf, Jan; Bonfoh, Bassirou; Zinsstag, Jakob; Schelling, Esther

    2011-01-01

    Abstract Problem Reliable demographic data is a central requirement for health planning and management, and for the implementation of adequate interventions. This study addresses the lack of demographic data on mobile pastoral communities in the Sahel. Approach A total of 1081 Arab, Fulani and Gorane women and 2541 children (1336 boys and 1205 girls) were interviewed and registered by a biometric fingerprint scanner in five repeated random transect demographic and health surveys conducted from March 2007 to January 2008 in the Lake Chad region in Chad. Local setting Important determinants for the planning and implementation of household surveys among mobile pastoral communities include: environmental factors; availability of women for interviews; difficulties in defining “own” children; the need for information-education-communication campaigns; and informed consent of husbands in typically patriarchal societies. Relevant changes Due to their high mobility, only 5% (56/1081) of registered women were encountered twice. Therefore, it was not possible to establish a demographic and health cohort. Lessons learnt Prospective demographic and health cohorts are the most accurate method to assess child mortality and other demographic indices. However, their feasibility in a highly mobile pastoral setting remains to be shown. Future interdisciplinary scientific efforts need to target innovative methods, tools and approaches to include marginalized communities in operational health and demographic surveillance systems. PMID:21556307

  16. Pastoralism and wildlife: historical and current perspectives in the East African rangelands of Kenya and Tanzania.

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    Lankester, F; Davis, A

    2016-11-01

    The relationship between pastoralists, their livestock, wildlife and the rangelands of East Africa is multi-directional, complex and long-standing. The tumultuous events of the past century, however, have rewritten the nature of this relationship, reshaping the landscapes that were created, and relied upon, by both pastoralists and wildlife. Presently, much of the interaction between wildlife and pastoralists takes place in and around protected areas, the most contentious occurring in pastoral lands surrounding national parks. In conservation terminology these areas are called buffer zones. In the past century buffer zones have been shaped by, and contributed to, restrictive conservation policies, expropriation of land, efforts to include communities in conservation, both positive and negative wildlife/livestock interactions, and political tensions. In this review paper, the authors outline the history that shaped the current relationship between pastoralists, livestock and wildlife in buffer zones in East Africa and highlight some of the broader issues that pastoralists (and pastoralism as an effective livelihood strategy) now face. Finally, they consider some of the sustainable and equitable practices that could be implemented to improve livelihoods and benefit wildlife and pastoralism alike.

  17. O planejamento como prática do poder

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    Este texto visa apresentar uma leitura crítica acerca da prática de planejamento. Não é um esboço histórico, mas tão-somente uma interpretação do planejamento e como este está inserido na lógica de reprodução da sociedade capitalista. Argumenta para tanto que a prática de planejamento é realizada pela instituição estatal. Esta é um produto genuíno das sociedades de classes. O próprio estado tem como base social uma classe específica: a burocracia. Esta defende, dentro dos quadros da sociedade capitalista, os interesses gerais da burguesia, por mais que possa dentro de dadas circunstâncias sociais específicas opor-se a frações da burguesia, mas nunca aos interesses gerais de classe da burguesia. Defendemos que o poder é uma relação de dominação. Como tal, o planejamento é desta maneira uma manifestação da dominação de classe através da regulação do estado. A instituição estatal é desta forma responsável tanto por regularizar a prática do planejamento, quanto em muitos casos executar os planos ela própria. Assim, defende-se neste texto a necessidade de se superar as relações sociais que engendram o planejamento viabilizado pelo estado. Suprime-se assim o próprio planejamento.

  18. Maternidade, cuidados do corpo e "civilização" na Pastoral da Criança Motherhood, body care and "civilization" in the Pastoral da Criança

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    Gabriele dos Anjos

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available Este texto é uma análise de como a Pastoral da Criança, organismo da Igreja Católica, procura definir identidades femininas pela difusão de práticas relativas ao uso e cuidado do corpo. As técnicas de exame e cuidado do corpo presentes nos manuais da Pastoral da Criança são usadas para desenvolver uma auto-identificação como mãe entre as atendidas e uma identificação das 'líderes' com o papel de educadoras. Este trabalho possibilita à Pastoral da Criança apresentar uma ideologia contraposta aos feminismos e concorrer com estes em fóruns governamentais em que são definidas políticas relativas ao uso do corpo.This paper is an analysis of how the Pastoral da Criança (Children's Pastoral, organization of the Catholic Church, seeks to define women's identities by disseminating practices related to the use and care of the body. The techniques utilized to examine and care for the body found in the handbooks of the Pastoral da Criança are used to develop women's self-identification as mothers among the women seen by the service and the "líderes" (leaders as educators. This work enables the Pastoral da Criança to present an ideology opposed to feminist activities and compete with the later in government spheres in which policies related to the use of the body are defined.

  19. Grupos de poder, familia e Iglesia en Gran Canaria en el Siglo XVII: el clero femenino

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    1996-01-01

    [ES] Estudio del clero regular femenino en la isla de Gran Canaria en el siglo XVII, desde la perspectiva de las estrategias familiares y de los grupos de poder de la sociedad isleña en aquella centuria.

  20. Salud Mental, género, educación social en mujeres reclusas del Centro de Rehabilitación Femenino El Buen Pastor de Barranquilla (Colombia (2015-2016

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    Edith T. Aristizábal

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Identificar las principales características de las mujeres reclusas del Centro de Rehabilitación Femenino El Buen Pastor de Barranquilla, con enfoque de género, desde un programa de acción con énfasis en salud mental y educación social. Metodología: El tipo de estudio es investigación-acción. El enfoque es mixto, se emplearon técnicas de Estadística Descriptiva y Diseño de Comparación Multicaso. El muestreo realizado fue intencional, debido a la demanda de consulta psicológica individual de 18 mujeres, de un total de 130, recluidas en este centro penitenciario de mínima seguridad. Resultados: En las mujeres entrevistadas pudieron identificarse: Trastornos Depresivos de considerable gravedad, Trastornos de Ansiedad con ataques de pánico, Trastorno por Estrés Postraumático. Pudieron observarse eventos traumáticos y antecedentes de victimización, abuso de substancias y/o alcohol. Algunas ya habían iniciado el consumo antes de su reclusión y otras solo han consumido en la cárcel. Conclusiones: En las entrevistas pudo evidenciarse como factores de riesgo para los Trastornos Depresivos en las mujeres madres: la separación de sus hijos y no poder estar presentes de forma activa en su crianza. En las solteras, la angustia estuvo asociada a no poder realizar actividades productivas para ayudar económicamente a sus padres o por causarles sufrimiento. Otro factor de riesgo que cronificaba esos trastornos mentales es el abuso de substancias psicoactivas y la reclusión.

  1. Desarrollo histórico del Principio de Separación de Poderes

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    Enrique Díaz Bravo

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo, que parte de una investigación relativa a la ordenación del poder político y la separación de poderes, el autor analiza la evolución histórica del principio de separación de poderes del Estado y pone de manifiesto la problemática del poder desde los tiempos más lejanos: la antigua Grecia, donde se formulan las primeras doctrinas relativas a la sociedad, su ordenación y la posición de los individuos, pasando por la trasformación desde la etapa feudal hasta el Estado absoluto, hasta los procesos revolucionarios más importantes relativos a la nueva configuración del poder, es el caso inglés, norteamericano y francés. Se observa cómo en ninguna de dichas etapas, a pesar de más de un milenio de tiempo transcurrido, ha dejado de ser un problema latente la ordenación del poder político, y en particular la articulación de dicho poder en la estructura del Estado, en sus diversas funciones y atribuciones. Resulta del todo importante conocer y entender la ordenación del Estado democrático y la evolución de uno de sus pilares más importantes, la separación de poderes.

  2. A paisagem urbana como produto do poder Urban landscape as a product of power

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    João Henrique Bonametti

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available A investigação histórica proposta neste trabalho é a relação entre poder e paisagem urbana, a partir daabordagem histórico-conceitual sobre estes temas. Conceituou-se poder e paisagem e suas ações na sociedade,caracterizando as relações políticas. Buscou-se a compreensão de poder formulada por MichaelFoucault e Hobbes como o receptáculo de acontecimentos, em que a soberania controla para exercero poder. Abordam-se questões da relação paisagem urbana e poder, enquanto estruturadores do espaçoda cidade e os significados e contribuições da arquitetura e urbanismo neste processo de produção dapaisagem urbana como produto do poder. A interpelação de soberania com o espaço e sua atuação napaisagem urbana no decorrer da história da humanidade estabeleceu com o entorno um elo de sobrevivência,contemplação da natureza e vida em sociedade.

  3. Voces resistentes: del poder foucaultiano al cepillo benjaminiano

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    Manchado, Mauricio

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available [es] El artículo propone entrecruzar, a partir de sus principales conceptos y proposiciones teóricas, a dos de los más importantes intelectuales del siglo XX: Walter Benjamin y Michel Foucault.Tanto Benjamin como Foucault propusieron pensar el orden social y, a partir de ello, elaboraron una maquinaria crítica que posibilitó definir cómo las prácticas y discursos que sofocan los cambios sociales son, al mismo tiempo, el propio dominio desde el cuál emprender una acción transformadora.En ese sentido, nuestro objetivo es, a pesar de las divergencias y distancias que reconocemos entre ambos autores, indagar aquellos discursos que nos permitan examinar sus convergencias respecto de cómo piensan la dinámica del cambio social. Para ello, reflexionamos acerca de las nociones de poder, derecho, violencia, verdad, discurso, sujeto, revolución e intelectual -entre otras- para observar de qué manera Benjamin y Foucault posibilitan pensar múltiples dimensiones de acción política transformadora en el sistema capitalista actual. [en] This article seeks to compare the main concepts and theoretical propositions of two of the most important intellectuals of the 20th century: Walter Benjamin and Michel Foucault.Both, Benjamin and Foucault, proposed to think the social order and, from there, they elaborated a critical machinery that made possible to define how the practices and discourses that suffocate social changes are, at the same time, the starting point for revolutionary action.In this regards, our aim is, in spite of the differences and distances that we recognize between both authors, to investigate those discourses that allow us to examine their convergences concerning how they think the dynamics of social change.With this purpose, we reflect about the notions of power, right, violence, truth, discourse, subject, revolution, intellectual, among others, to observe in which way Benjamin and Foucault make possible to think multiple dimensions

  4. Paridade do poder de compra no Brasil: 1968 a 1994

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    Sérgio Kannebley Júnior

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo discute a relação entre os resultados dos testes para a validade da Paridade do Poder de Compra (PPC no Brasil e fatos econômicos relevantes no período de 1968 a 1994. Este período se caracterizou por diversas alterações de política econômica, bem como das condições macroeconômicas da economia brasileira, que, por conseguinte, estão refletidas em mudanças nas propriedades estocásticas e na presença de quebras estruturais nas séries de índices de preços nacionais e taxa de câmbio nominal. Argumenta-se que a desconsideração destes problemas é a responsável pela obtenção de resultados contraditórios para os testes da versão absoluta da PPC. Por meio da realização de testes de raiz unitária com múltiplas quebras estruturais estas controvérsias são reavaliadas e produzidos novos resultados para a versão absoluta da PPC no Brasil, nesse período.This article discusses about Purchasing Power Parity (PPP results for Brazilian Economy in the period from 1968 to 1994. The main question is the relationship between the relevant economic facts in this period and results obtained in the time series tests of PPP. We argue that the several changes in the macroeconomic conditions, and in the political economy of the period was translated in changes of the stochastic properties of the real exchange rates time series measures, and your component series. Specifically, we are interested in analyze the impact of structural breaks on the absolute version test for PPP in a group of studies selected, and compare with new results for multiple break unit root tests presented here.

  5. Bruxas: figuras de poder Witches: figures of power

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    Paola Basso Menna Barreto Gomes Zordan

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available As mulheres que tanto a história como a imaginação popular mitificaram como "bruxas" constituem figuras que expurgam as fobias da Contra Reforma. As bruxas foram torturadas e queimadas para sinalizar os perigos de práticas e saberes à margem da Igreja e de outras instituições dominantes na Idade Moderna. Parteiras, curandeiras e carpideiras, as bruxas misturam em seu caldeirão os mistérios da vida e da morte herdados das tradições pagãs. Este artigo percorre textos de historiadores, em especial o de Jules Michelet, que no século XIX construiu a imagem romântica e martirizada da bruxa, e o manual de inquisidores do século XIV, o Malleus Maleficarum, que descreve os poderes da bruxa, sua aliança com o demônio e sua ameaça para o cristianismo. Os discursos instaurados por tais textos constroem tanto a imagem que glorifica a bruxa quanto aquela que a execra, mostrando ambas o potencial transformador de suas práticas e de sua ligação com a sexualidade.The women whom history and popular imagination mythicized as "witches" constitute figures that purge the phobias of the Counter Reformation. Witches were tortured and burned to signal the dangers of practices and knowledge in the margins of the Church and other dominant institutions in the Modern Age. Midwives, healers and weepers, the witches blend in their large kettle the mysteries of life and death inherited from pagan traditions. This paper examines some historians' texts, especially that of Jules Michelet, who created the witch's romantic and martyred image, and the inquisitors' manual Malleus Maleficarum, that describes the witch's powers, her alliance with the demon and her threat to Christianity. These texts establish, through their different discourses, two opposing images: one that glorifies witches and another that execrates them, in order to show the transforming potential of their practices and their connection with sexuality.

  6. Pastoral power in HIV prevention: Converging rationalities of care in Christian and medical practices in Papua New Guinea.

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    Shih, P; Worth, H; Travaglia, J; Kelly-Hanku, A

    2017-11-01

    In his conceptualisation of pastoral power, Michel Foucault argues that modern healthcare practices derive a specific power technique from pastors of the early Christian church. As experts in a position of authority, pastors practise the care of others through implicitly guiding them towards thoughts and actions that effect self-care, and towards a predefined realm of acceptable conduct, thus having a regulatory effect. This qualitative study of healthcare workers from two Christian faith-based organisations in Papua New Guinea examines the pastoral rationalities of HIV prevention practices which draw together globally circulated modern medical knowledge and Christian teachings in sexual morality for implicit social regulation. Community-based HIV awareness education, voluntary counselling and testing services, mobile outreach, and economic empowerment programs are standardised by promoting behavioural choice and individual responsibility for health. Through pastoral rationalities of care, healthcare practices become part of the social production of negative differences, and condemn those who become ill due to perceived immorality. This emphasis assumes that all individuals are equal in their ability to make behavioural choices, and downplays social inequality and structural drivers of HIV risk that are outside individual control. Given healthcare workers' recognition of the structural drivers of HIV, yet the lack of language and practical strategies to address these issues, political commitment is needed to enhance structural competency among HIV prevention programs and healthcare workers. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  7. Poder local, políticas sociais e sustentabilidade

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    Pedro Jacobi

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    Full Text Available A problemática da sustentabilidade assume, neste final de século, um papel central na reflexão em torno das dimensões do desenvolvimento e das alternativas que se configuram para garantir eqüidade e articular as relações entre o global e o local. A área social é atualmente onde se explicitam os maiores desafios de respostas que possibilitem uma articulação dos diferentes interesses em jogo. A organização democrática do poder local assume cada vez mais um espaço central numa agenda que contemple a necessária articulação não só entre atores, mas entre políticas. Nessa direção torna-se fundamental criar as condições para inserir crescentemente a problemática ambiental no universo da gestão local, e principalmente em relação à dinâmica das políticas sociais. O quadro socioambiental que caracteriza as sociedades contemporâneas revela que as ações dos humanos sobre o meio ambiente está causando impactos cada vez mais complexos, tanto em termos quantitativos quanto qualitativos. O conceito de desenvolvimento sustentável surge como uma idéia força integradora para qualificar a necessidade de pensar uma outra forma de desenvolvimento. Nesse contexto, a participação se torna um meio fundamental de institucionalizar relações mais diretas, flexíveis e transparentes que reconheçam os direitos dos cidadãos; assim como de reforçar laços de solidariedade num contexto de pressão social e polarização política na direção de uma cidadania ativa que disponha dos instrumentos para o questionamento permanente da ordem estabelecida . Experiências de Poder Local bem-sucedidas, principalmente por parte de administrações municipais, mostram que, havendo vontade política, é possível viabilizar ações governamentais pautadas pela adoção dos princípios de sustentabilidade ambiental conjugada a resultados na esfera do desenvolvimento econômico e social. O município possibilita, neste sentido, a articulação de

  8. Poder: dimensões relacional, discursiva e performática

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    Isaac Ariail Reed

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo se debruça sobre o par analítico poder-causalidade com o objetivo de tecer um comentário sobre as dimensões relacional, discursiva e performática de poder. Cada uma dessas dimensões de poder está enraizada em um diferente entendimento de causalidade social: realista-relacional, disucursiva-hermenêutica, e performática-pragmática. Para os fins de uma análise empírica, será proposto um cruzamento entre esse modelo dimensional e a clássica tipologia das fontes de poder desenvolvida por Michael Mann e outros, para que dessa forma a pesquisa sociológica sobre poder se arme com um aparato conceitual mais sólido e ganhe mais complexidade e efetividade em suas explicações. O exemplo que melhor ilustra o modelo que aqui será debatido é uma imagem retirada da sociologia histórico-comparativa: a Queda da Bastilha e suas causas e consequências. Uma série de questões de pesquisa será levantada no texto com o objetivo de investigar a autonomia relativa do poder performativo. Por último, será esboçada uma aproximação entre o modelo aqui analisado e as teorias sociológicas de poder, incluindo os argumentos de Steven Lukes, Michel Foucault, Pierre Bourdieu, entre outros.

  9. Pastoral Perceptions of the Learning and Developing Individual Exercise Skills (L.A.D.I.E.S.) Intervention: A Qualitative Study

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    Story, Chandra R.; Gross, Tyra T.; Harvey, Idethia S.; Whitt-Glover, Melicia C.

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    African-American women experience higher rates of obesity compared to other racial/ethnic groups. High levels of reported church attendance among African-Americans have led to the proliferation of faith-based health programs. Pastors can influence success for faith-based programs. The purpose of this study was to assess pastors' perceptions of the…

  10. Cognitive Development and Home Environment of Rural Paraguayan Infants and Toddlers Participating in Pastoral del Nino, an Early Child Development Program

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    Peairson, Shannon; Austin, Ann M. Berghout; de Aquino, Cyle Nielsen; de Burro, Elizabeth Urbieta

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    Participants included 106 infants and toddlers living in rural Paraguay and their primary caregiver. Children ranged in age from birth to 24 months and belonged to two distinct groups, including 46 children who had never participated in Pastoral del Nino, an early child development program, and 60 children who had participated in Pastoral for at…

  11. Fronteras del poder y umbrales corporales. Sobre el poder performativo de lo popular en la literatura y la cultura de masas de México (Rulfo, Monsiváis, Poniatowska

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    Vittoria Borsò

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available A partir de las reflexiones del último Foucault sobre las fronteras del poder, la profesora Borsò analiza los límites del poder y las relaciones del poder con los umbrales corporales. Su marco conceptual se materializa en los ejemplos concretos de Pedro Páramo de Rulfo, Aires de familia de Carlos Monsiváis y Luz y luna, las lunitas de Elena Poniatowska.

  12. Resiliencia, inculturación y sincretismo religioso. Notas etnográficas acerca de la pastoral afrocolombiana - Resilience, Inculturation and Religious Syncretism. Ethnographic Notes about the Afro-colombian Pastoral Care

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    Maurizio Alì

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper aims to describe some aspects of the Afro-American culture in Colombia starting from the observation of its religious manifestations. The ethnographic analysis of the activities carried out within the framework of the Afro-Colombian Catholic pastoral care allows us to reflect on the importance of the notions of identity, corporeality and spirituality for the descendants of former African slaves in Colombia. From an anthropological point of view, the Afro-Colombian pastoral can be analyzed as a peculiar form of religious syncretism which demonstrates the resilience of African descendants faced with the pressure of the enculturation process led by the Catholic Church.

  13. A re-reading of John 8:1–11 from a pastoral liberative perspective on South African women

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    Elijah M. Baloyi

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available The inception of democracy in South Africa faced the oppression of women as one of the challenges. The duty to improve women’s position in society is not the responsibility of a few people alone, but of everyone. According to the researcher, the church has not done enough pastorally in this regard. In denouncing the oppression of women, the Christian community should also support the victims of abuse. This article intends to unmask collusion with patriarchal societies including the Jewish society in Jesus’ time by mapping out the forms of harassment and embarrassment inflicted upon women. The study shows how pastoral care can help victims of oppression. A re-reading of John 8:1–11 will inform the, how can the verses above be used in counselling the victims of gender oppression. This study will formulate pastoral guidelines from Jesus’ response to the Pharisees, the Scribes and the woman.

  14. A systematic review of zoonotic enteric parasitic diseases among nomadic and pastoral people.

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    Amber N Barnes

    Full Text Available Zoonotic enteric parasites are ubiquitous and remain a public health threat to humans due to our close relationship with domestic animals and wildlife, inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene practices and diet. While most communities are now sedentary, nomadic and pastoral populations still exist and experience unique exposure risks for acquiring zoonotic enteric parasites. Through this systematic review we sought to summarize published research regarding pathogens present in nomadic populations and to identify the risk factors for their infection.Using systematic review guidelines set forth by PRISMA, research articles were identified, screened and summarized based on exclusion criteria for the documented presence of zoonotic enteric parasites within nomadic or pastoral human populations. A total of 54 articles published between 1956 and 2016 were reviewed to determine the pathogens and exposure risks associated with the global transhumance lifestyle.The included articles reported more than twenty different zoonotic enteric parasite species and illustrated several risk factors for nomadic and pastoralist populations to acquire infection including; a animal contact, b food preparation and diet, and c household characteristics. The most common parasite studied was Echinococcosis spp. and contact with dogs was recognized as a leading risk factor for zoonotic enteric parasites followed by contact with livestock and/or wildlife, water, sanitation, and hygiene barriers, home slaughter of animals, environmental water exposures, household member age and sex, and consumption of unwashed produce or raw, unprocessed, or undercooked milk or meat.Nomadic and pastoral communities are at risk of infection with a variety of zoonotic enteric parasites due to their living environment, cultural and dietary traditions, and close relationship to animals. Global health efforts aimed at reducing the transmission of these animal-to-human pathogens must incorporate

  15. The impact of spousal violence on the children: A pastoral care approach

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    Luvuyo G. Sifo

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available This article investigates the impact of spousal violence on children. Spousal violence in the home affects children negatively and its impact goes beyond their childhood years into adulthood. Some children become dysfunctional in life as a result of their exposure to violence between their parents. These children may exhibit symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD later on in life. A case study of a family exposed to violence was undertaken. Findings from this case scenario were measured against existing literature. A pastoral care method of responding to the victims is proposed in order for them to be healed.

  16. Pastoral counselling of persons with homosexual tendencies in a heterosexual marriage / by Louis Antonie Gerber

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    2007-01-01

    The occurrence of marriages failing as a result of one member of the couple having a homosexual relationship has increased since the rewriting of the law on human rights. This resulted in a heightened need for pastoral care of members of the family that were affected by this tendency. Of cardinal importance to this study and in light of the constant debate about homosexuality in the church, a Scriptural foundation is found in the handling in cases of marriage breaking up as a resu...

  17. Universities' expectations of pastoral care: trends, stressors, resource gaps and support needs for teaching staff.

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    Laws, Thomas A; Fiedler, Brenton A

    2012-10-01

    Since the mid-90s, the university environment has challenged the motivation of academic staff to engage in pastoral care. A literature review revealed five themes that aligned with analysis of interview data from a previous study (Laws and Fiedler, 2010). The key themes were i) staff were often disturbed by unplanned intrusions of students who exhibited behavioural problems or sought emotional support, ii) the management of emotions in face-to-face encounters was stressful, iii) staff felt under-equipped for dealing with Mental Health (MH) issues, iv) standards and control needed updating and v) counselling and disability services did not meet academics' need to know about 'at risk' students. Having identified the incidence of mental health issues among Australian University students, this study aims to locate literature that describes how well current university policies/protocols are supported by Evidence Based Practice in the management of MH problems in the student population. Findings from a content analysis of the literature were triangulated with verbatim comments recorded during a previous study that utilised semi structured interviews with 34 academics at the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the School of Commerce at the University of South Australia (Laws and Fiedler, 2010). Lack of clarity on role boundaries around promotion of students' well-being was not clearly defined. The Higher Education (HE) institutions' slowness in responding to mental health needs of students combined with the increasing expectations of academics' performance monitoring has lead staff to avoid deep investment in their students' well-being. The literature indicates that students are in need of psychological support, but pastoral care remains ill-defined despite enduring expectations held by university administrators. Teacher motivation is diminished by time spent with students in need of emotional support which is not acknowledged in workloads. Staff stress is increased by

  18. The early Browning: Pastoral care in a pluralistic age and the method of practical moral inquiry

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    Mark Hestenes

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The past president of the International Academy of Practical Theology, Prof. Donald Browning, has written books and articles across a wide variety of topics concerning the correlation of many great fields of knowledge, including theology, psychology, philosophy, sociology, practical theology, ethics, family therapy and ecology over the past 40 years. Prof. Browning passed away on 03 June 2010. This left the author of this article with a desire to begin to reassess some of Browning’s earlier reflections regarding his vision of pastoral care in a pluralistic age and the importance of his method of practical moral inquiry.

  19. Determinants of institutional delivery service utilization among pastorals of Liben Zone, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia, 2015

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    Zepro NB

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    Full Text Available Nejimu Biza Zepro,1 Ahmed Tahir Ahmed2 1College of Health Sciences, Samara University, Samara, Afar, Ethiopia; 2College of Health Science, Jigjiga University, Jigjiga, Somali, Ethiopia Abstract: Maternal health service utilizations are poorly equipped, inaccessible, negligible, and not well documented in the pastoral society. This research describes a quantitative and qualitative study on the determinants of institutional delivery among pastoralists of Liben Zone with special emphasis on Filtu and Deka Suftu woredas of Somali Region, Ethiopia. The study was funded by the project “Fostering health care for refugees and pastoral communities in Somali Region, Ethiopia”. This community-based cross-sectional study was conducted during November 2015. Interviews through a questionnaire and focus group discussions were used to collect the data. Proportional to size allocation followed by systematic sampling technique was used to identify the study units. The major determinants of institutional delivery in the study area were as follows: being apparently healthy, lack of knowledge, long waiting time, poor quality services, cultural beliefs, religious misconception, partner decision, and long travel. Around one-third (133, 34.5% of the women had visited at least once for their pregnancy. More than half (78, 58.6% of the women had visited health facilities due to health problems and only 27 (19.9% women had attended the recommended four antenatal care visits. Majority (268, 69.6% of the pregnant women preferred to give birth at home. Women who attended antenatal care were two times more likely to deliver at health facilities (AOR, 95% confidence interval [CI] =2.38, 1.065–4.96. Women whose family members preferred health facilities had 14 times more probability to give birth in health institutions (AOR, 95% CI =13.79, 5.28–35.8. Women living in proximity to a health facility were 13 times more likely to give birth at health facilities than women

  20. Assesment of wild boar rooting on ecological and pastoral values of alpine pyrenean grasslands

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    Bueno, C. Guillermo; Barrio, Isabel C.; García-González, Ricardo; Alados, Concepción L.; Gómez García, Daniel

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    [ES] Las hozaduras de jabalí son una de las mayores perturbaciones actuales de los pastos supraforestales pirenaicos. Sus consecuencias para el ecosistema no están todavía perfectamente descritas, a pesar de ser uno de los hábitats de mayor interés de conservación y que juegan un importante papel en las economías locales. Los bienes y servicios que provee dicho hábitat están claramente relacionados tanto con su valor ecológico como pastoral, los cuales parecen estar afectados p...

  1. An investigation into the use of music as a part of pastoral counselling of the adolescent

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    du Plessis, Amanda L; de Beer, Janene

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    Pastoral counselling of the adolescent could be a challenge, because adolescence is a period characterised by emotional fluctuation. During this period of the individual's life, he or she begins to form his or her own identity and searches for a place in society, apart from the protection of their parents. Adolescents often do not have the necessary skills to deal with repressed emotions. Research shows that music has been used for many centuries in the healing process and that it has had a g...

  2. Regional Approach for Linking Ecosystem Services and Livelihood Strategies Under Climate Change of Pastoral Communities in the Mongolian Steppe Ecosystem

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    Ojima, D. S.; Galvin, K.; Togtohyn, C.

    2012-12-01

    Dramatic changes due to climate and land use dynamics in the Mongolian Plateau affecting ecosystem services and agro-pastoral systems in Mongolia. Recently, market forces and development strategies are affecting land and water resources of the pastoral communities which are being further stressed due to climatic changes. Evaluation of pastoral systems, where humans depend on livestock and grassland ecosystem services, have demonstrated the vulnerability of the social-ecological system to climate change. Current social-ecological changes in ecosystem services are affecting land productivity and carrying capacity, land-atmosphere interactions, water resources, and livelihood strategies. The general trend involves greater intensification of resource exploitation at the expense of traditional patterns of extensive range utilization. Thus we expect climate-land use-land cover relationships to be crucially modified by the social-economic forces. The analysis incorporates information about the social-economic transitions taking place in the region which affect land-use, food security, and ecosystem dynamics. The region of study extends from the Mongolian plateau in Mongolia. Our research indicate that sustainability of pastoral systems in the region needs to integrate the impact of climate change on ecosystem services with socio-economic changes shaping the livelihood strategies of pastoral systems in the region. Adaptation strategies which incorporate integrated analysis of landscape management and livelihood strategies provides a framework which links ecosystem services to critical resource assets. Analysis of the available livelihood assets provides insights to the adaptive capacity of various agents in a region or in a community. Sustainable development pathways which enable the development of these adaptive capacity elements will lead to more effective adaptive management strategies for pastoral land use and herder's living standards. Pastoralists will have the

  3. Pastoral Group Counselling at a High Security Prison in Israel: Integrating Pierre Janet's Psychological Analysis with Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy.

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    Brown, Paul; Brown, Marta

    2015-03-01

    This is a report of a short-term, pastoral counselling group conducted with Jewish internees in a high security prison in Israel. It was held as an adjunct to daily secular individual and group counselling and rehabilitation run by the Department of Social Work. Pastoral counselling employed spiritual and psychosocial methodologies to reduce anger, improve prisoner frustration tolerance, and develop a sense of self-efficacy and communal identity. It combined semi-didactic scriptural input with Pierre Janet's personality model, Fritz Perls' gestalt therapy, and analysis of the group process. © The Author(s) 2015 Reprints and permissions:sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav.

  4. Proyecto educativo y pastoral para los niños trabajadores en el mercado mayorista del sur de Quito

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    Ibarra Sandoval, Fredy

    2005-01-01

    El presente trabajo investigativo: “Proyecto Educativo y Pastoral para los niños trabajadores en el Mercado Mayorista del sur de Quito”, fue seleccionado con el objetivo de presentar una parte de la realidad actual educativa y pastoral por la que atraviesan los niños que trabajaban en el Mercado Mayorista, ubicado al Sur de Quito. La Educación es un derecho y un deber de todo ciudadano, por tanto creo imprescindible hacer respetar y apoyar para que esta gestión sea diligente...

  5. El poder de voto en el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Social en Salud

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    Sandra Milena Rodríguez A.

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo examina el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Social en Salud como organismo de regulación y concertación del sistema de salud colombiano. Con ayuda de la teoría de juegos simple, analiza el poder de voto de los integrantes del Consejo y calcula los índices de Banzhaf, Shapley-Shubik y Coleman. Muestra que las decisiones del Consejo responden a un consenso falaz que revela los intereses de agentes particulares, que los índices de poder son sensibles a la cuota de mayoría aprobatoria y que la proporción de votos no refleja apropiadamente el poder de sus miembros.

  6. Relações de poderes (interprofissionais e (interinstitucionais no hospital

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    Beatriz Rosana Gonçalves de Oliveira

    2000-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo tem por objetivo fazer uma reflexão crítica a respeito das relações de poderes que permeiam as ações profissionais e/ou institucionais no cotidiano do ambiente hospitalar, tomando por base uma situação concreta vivenciada por um grupo de enfermeiros docentes de uma universidade pública estadual do interior do Estado do Paraná que desencadeou um processo conflituoso nas relações de poderes (interprofissionais e (interinstitucionais. Reflete acerca da relação de poder no ambiente hospitalar destacando as inter-relações que caracterizam a prática de enfermagem. Acreditamos que estas relações só podem ser compreendidas, refletidas e (reconstruídas no cotidiano das ações buscando um "novo" agir coletivo.

  7. Efecto del procesado de materias primas sobre su poder de emisión de polvo

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    Ana López Lilao

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    Los resultados obtenidos muestran que el poder de emisión de polvo de una misma composición cerámica se modifica sustancialmente durante el proceso productivo dependiendo de su forma de presentación. En este sentido, la muestra procedente de la molienda vía seca presenta un elevado poder de emisión de polvo, pudiéndose reducir significativamente (> 75% aplicando la humectación y la aglomeración. Los resultados obtenidos muestran que la presentación óptima desde el punto de vista de la minimización de la generación de polvo se alcanza en el proceso de atomización, llegándose a reducir el poder de emisión de polvo en más de un 95%.

  8. [Application of Landsat ETM+ in monitoring of desertification in agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China].

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    Mi, Jia; Wang, Kun; Wang, Hong-mei

    2011-03-01

    Agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China is a transitional and interlaced zone of agricultural cultivation region and grazing region The ecotone is a complex containing several ecosystems. Soil desertification has become a serious problem that endangered sustainable development in the ecotone. The area of desertification land has been increasing year after year in agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China. This problem concerns the ecological environment, economic development and living quality of people in northern and central eastern of China. For these reasons, ecotone has recently become a focus of research of restoration ecology and global climate change. Remote sensing monitoring of desertification land is a key technique to collect the status and development of sandy land, providing scientific bases for the national desertification control. Landsat ETM+ is an advanced multispectral remote sensing system for the research of regional scale and has been widely used in many fields, such as geologic surveys, mapping, vegetation monitoring, etc. In the present, the authors introduce that spectral characteristics, desertification information extraction, desertification classification and development analyses in detail, and summarizes the study progresses discusses the problems and trends.

  9. The Teatro Guindalera Project. An Interview with Juan Pastor MilletFernandez

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    Mª-Yolanda Fernández-Suárez

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Juan Pastor Millet was born in Alicante in 1943. He has a degree in Drama and did his training with William Layton and Arnold Taraborrelli in Laboratorio T.E.I. Till 1980 he worked as a theatre, cinema and TV actor. As an independent director he has produced plays by both Spanish and foreign contemporary authors, and also by classic ones like Calderón de la Barca, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Molière, Ibsen, Strindberg and Brecht. From 1987 till 2006 he combined his job as a director with his job as a Drama teacher at RESAD (Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático. In November 2003 he opened his own Studio and Theatre House in Madrid – Guindalera. From then on he devotes all his time to the family project Guindalera Escena Abierta  together with his wife Teresa Valentín-Gamazo and their daughter, the actress María Pastor. In 2009 while they were celebrating Brian Friel’s 80th anniversary staging three of his plays – El Juego de Yalta, Molly Sweeney and Bailando en Lughnasa – they were awarded the prestigious “Premio Ojo Crítico de Teatro” for their commitment to new authors and their pedagogical character.

  10. The paths to last in pastoral sheep farming in the Cevennes in France

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    B. Dedieu

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available In a context of uncertainty of future conditions, which are the sustainable paths? We described the long-term action logics relied upon by the farmers to develop their farms or adapt them to their environment. These logics are based on choices related to increasing the farm size, specializing, the techniques used, marketing, production project debts, and technology incorporation. The data comes from sheep farms in the Cevennes, a pastoral Mediterranean region of Southern France, based on trajectory surveys of families, farming, and sheep management over 30 years (1982–2012. Although sheep farming hardly changed over this period, three different long-term action logics were identified: a clannish logic that gives the opportunity for the children to settle on the farm or nearby; a logic centered on sheep tradition with a focus on increasing the herd size; a multiphase logic, i.e. two or three successive sheep management types or combined household activities are explored. The identified action logics were similar to those described in other studies, except that they did not include logics based on increasing herd productivity by use of technologies, an option too removed from the kind of pastoralism practiced in the Cevennes.

  11. Fitting the Stocking Rate with Pastoral Resources to Manage and Preserve Mediterranean Forestlands: A Case Study

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    Elisa Bianchetto

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Pasture practices have affected Mediterranean forest ecosystems for millennia, and they are still quite widespread in mountainous areas. Nevertheless, in the last decades, the stability of forest ecosystems has been jeopardized due to the abandonment of traditional agro-pastoral practices, so that the gradual reduction of open areas due to progressive succession processes has caused a high increase of grazing pressure by livestock and wild ungulates feeding on forest areas. This paper aims at showing a methodological approach for evaluating the effect of applying measures in order to improve the grazing value of grasslands and ecotonal patches and lower the grazing impact on native woodlands. A protected area in Sicily (Italy is considered as a representative case study. The analysis of remotely sensed imagery and several field surveys enabled to identify and map six different land use units subject to grazing, i.e., (1 forests; (2 grasslands (pastures dominated by palatable herbs and grasses; (3 overgrazed grasslands (dominated by poisonous and/or thorny herbs and forbs, not palatable; (4 encroached pastures; (5 roadside firebreaks (dominated by palatable herbs with no shrubs; and (6 wooded/ encroached roadside firebreaks. Several data were collected through sample plots selected within each land use unit, in order to assess their pastoral value. These data have been used to define current and optimal animal stock rates aiming at addressing pasture management planning towards a sustainable use of forestland and shrubland.

  12. Pathways towards to improve the feasibility of dairy pastoral system in La Pampa (Argentine

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    Elena Angón

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Over the last decade, pastoral systems have been intensified in response to an increasing demand for meat and milk, by generating environmental and social problems due to its high dependence on external inputs. The objective of this research was to analyze the economic feasibility of dairy pastoral system in La Pampa (Argentina. The main successful factors were identified through technical efficiency analysis, and subsequently improvement actions were suggested. The technique data envelopment analysis creates efficiency indexes by comparing the performance of each farm with the best practice, which defines the production frontier. The farms were classified attending to two criteria: first, the level of efficiency, second, the regular use of supplementation feed. The results showed that about 40% of the farms were efficient and the efficiency rate of the farms without supplementary feed was 80%. A 70% of the farms uses their own grassland resources adjusting milk yield to the capacity of the pasture. The technical efficiency for this group is 14% higher than the rest. Inefficient farms can adopt different strategies to enhance by practicing benchmarking. One of the examples studied shows two ways to do it: on the one hand the extensification by producing at a minimum cost; on the other hand, the technification, linked to the increase of stocking rate and the use of strategic supplementation. Finally, small changes in the management of the farms positively impact on performance, use of resources, and the sustainability of the system.

  13. Characterization of an abandoned pastoral area in the Northern Apennines, Italy

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    Argenti G

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    Full Text Available This paper reports the first results of an investigation carried out within the research project "Study and improvement of woods and shrubbery derived from abandoned agricultural areas" (RiSelvItalia Project. Changes occurred in the past 50 years in the pastoral area of S. Paolo in Alpe (Appennino Romagnolo, Northern Apennines, Italy were described on the grounds of photo-interpretation of three sets of aerial photos (1955, 1976, 1997. A high reduction of the surface of sowable lands and pastures (from 80% to 33% was pointed out, together with an increase of shrubbery (from 5% to 18% and woods (from 0 to 42%. The characterization of woods, shrubbery and pastures was performed through structural transects and phyto-sociological investigations. Thus it was possible to reconstruct the dynamic series of vegetation, from grasslands belonging to the association Centaureo bracteatae-Brometum erecti (Festuco-Brometea to woods referable to the association Aceri obtusati-quercetum cerridis (Querco-Fagetea. Investigations on meadows revealed also a good quality of pastures, not only in open grasslands (mean pastoral value - VP - of 30, but even in partially shrubby areas (VP 21. Some guidelines for a multi-purpose exploitation of the site are suggested, taking into account not only economic aspects, but also the conservation of environment and landscape.

  14. The pastoral care of preaching and the trauma of HIV and AIDS

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    F J Streets

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available There is within the history of Christian worship practices a long tradition of someone offering a sermon to those gathered for worship. The primary means for many Christians throughout the world of receiving Christian education and guidance is by listening to sermons. There is generally embedded in all Christian preaching some attempt on the part of the preacher to share a worldview based upon the his or her biblical and theological interpretation of the meaning of faith and their application to daily living. This article explores how the sermon can be a source of religious instruction and aspect of pastoral caring for those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. The article also suggests that such sermons can be a form of advocating social justice for those who are stigmatized because of their HIV status. Note: The people mentioned in this article, are real but, their names, Rob, Inspiration and Pastor Able are fictitious for reasons of confidentiality.�My Africa is fading and no one sees or cares that it is happening.�

  15. Innovations and diverse livelihood pathways: alternative livelihoods, livelihood diversification and societal transformation in pastoral communities.

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    Köhler-Rollefson, I

    2016-11-01

    Pastoralists have a rich tradition of 'innovation', as continuous adaptation to new ecological and economic scenarios has been a prerequisite for their survival through the millennia. One of their greatest assets is the large number of locally adapted livestock breeds they have developed, which represent a major resource for climate change adaptation as well as mitigation. Pastoralists are beginning to position themselves as providers of ecological services as well as of livestock products that represent a healthy and eco-friendly alternative to the products from industrial production systems. Nevertheless, many governments continue with antagonistic policies, being unaware of the ecological and economic significance of their pastoral populations. Biocultural Community Protocols, as specified in the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing to the Convention on Biological Diversity, are emerging as an important tool for setting the record straight about the role of pastoralists in food security and biodiversity conservation. There is a need for increased recognition of the inherent 'modernity' of pastoralism and the role it can play in creating a more green economy. If this recognition is forthcoming and is rewarded appropriately with government support, this may also overcome the current problem of finding enough capable young people interested in pursuing pastoralist careers.

  16. The Detection of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsia DNA in Tick Samples From Pastoral Communities in Kenya.

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    Koka, Hellen; Sang, Rosemary; Kutima, Helen Lydia; Musila, Lillian

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    In this study, ticks from pastoral communities in Kenya were tested for Rickettsia spp. infections in geographical regions where the presence of tick-borne arboviruses had previously been reported. Rickettsial and arbovirus infections have similar clinical features which makes differential diagnosis challenging when both diseases occur. The tick samples were tested for Rickettsia spp. by conventional PCR using three primer sets targeting the gltA, ompA, and ompB genes followed by amplicon sequencing. Of the tick pools screened, 25% (95/380) were positive for Rickettsia spp. DNA using the gltA primer set. Of the tick-positive pools, 60% were ticks collected from camels. Rickettsia aeschlimannii and R. africae were the main Rickettsia spp. detected in the tick pools sequenced. The findings of this study indicate that multiple Rickettsia species are circulating in ticks from pastoral communities in Kenya and could contribute to the etiology of febrile illness in these areas. Diagnosis and treatment of rickettsial infections should be a public health priority in these regions. © The Authors 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Entomological Society of America. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: journals.permissions@oup.com.

  17. Exodus of clergy: A practical theological grounded theory exploration of Hatfield Training Centre trained pastors

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    Shaun Joynt

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    Full Text Available There is a shortage of clergy, at least in the Roman Catholic Church. Protestant churches in general are experiencing more of a distribution or placement challenge than a shortage. The two greatest hindrances to addressing the Protestant clergy distribution challenge are a lack of adequate compensation for clergy and the undesirable geographical location of a number of churches, as perceived by clergy. Influences such as secularisation, duality of vocation, time management, change in type of ministry, family issues, congregational and denominational conflict, burnout, sexual misconduct, divorce or marital problems, and suicide, affect clergy. Studies on the shortage of clergy have been conducted mostly in the USA and Europe and not in South Africa. This article focuses on the research gap by means of a practical theological grounded theory exploration of the exodus of clergy. Grounded theory methodology is used to identify the reasons why clergy trained at a Bible college of a Protestant charismatic mega church leave full-time pastoral ministry. Findings correspond to previous studies with two reasons appearing more frequently than others: responding to a call and leadership related issues. Firstly, respondents differed in their replies with respect to reconciling their exit from full-time pastoral ministry with their call. The replies included not being called, a dual call, or called but left anyway. Secondly, respondents indicated that leadership influence was mostly negative with regard to affirming their call.

  18. El poder de mercado en industrias minoristas de gas natural vehicular

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    García, John J.; Velásquez, Hermilson; Montenegro, Carlos Mauricio

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    La alta concentración del mercado minorista de Gas Natural Vehicular (GNV) en Colombia permite el ejercicio de poder de mercado. El mecanismo de fijación de precio de venta en las Estaciones de Servicio se asemeja al de un modelo teórico oligopolístico tipo Bertrand, en el cual se identifica una empresa líder en el mercado y otras seguidoras, precio-aceptantes. Por medio del índice de Lerner, se encuentra un mark-up de beneficios cercano al 40% que evidencia el ejercicio de poder de mercado. ...

  19. Internal diversification of non-Sub-Saharan haplogroups in Sahelian populations and the spread of pastoralism beyond the Sahara

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    Kulichová, I.; Fernandes, V.; Deme, A.; Nováčková, Jana; Stenzl, V.; Novelletto, A.; Pereira, L.; Černý, Viktor

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    Roč. 164, č. 2 (2017), s. 424-434 ISSN 0002-9483 R&D Projects: GA ČR GA13-37998S Institutional support: RVO:67985912 Keywords : Fulani * mtDNA * pastoralism * phylogeography * Y chromosome Subject RIV: AC - Archeology, Anthropology, Ethnology OBOR OECD: Archaeology Impact factor: 2.552, year: 2016

  20. Soil respiration patterns for four major land-use types of the agro-pastoral region of northern China

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    Land-use types and management practices are critical factors that affect soil CO2 efflux (Rs). In the agro-pastoral area of northern China, land-use types have changed considerably during the last 60 years due to changes in the social-economic status of the human population and associated changes i...

  1. Carbon sequestration in pastures, silvo-pastoral systems and forests in four regions of the latin American Tropics

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    Amezquita, M.C.; Ibrahim, M.; Llanderal, T.; Buurman, P.; Amezquita, E.

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    Tropical America (TA) holds 8% of the world's population, 11% of the world's continental area, 23% and 22%, respectively, of the world's forest and water resources, and 13% of the world's pasture and agro-pastoral land, this representing 77% of TA's agricultural land. Recent interest in carbon

  2. Water quality as an indicator of the health status of agro-pastoral dams' ecosystems in Benin

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    Kpéra, G.N.; Mensah, G.A.; Aarts, M.N.C.; Zijpp, van der A.J.

    2016-01-01

    Based on a study in three agro-pastoral dams in Nikki, Sakabansi and Fombawi in northern Benin, this article aims to characterize their physical, chemical and microbiological water quality. The ecosystem services framework underlies this article. Water of the three dams was sampled in the field and

  3. The Chinese perspective on pastoral resource economics: a vision of the future in a context of socio-ecological vulnerability.

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    Yu, L; Farrell, K N

    2016-11-01

    This paper reviews institutional changes in pastureland use in China over the last 30 years and discusses their impacts on pastoral communities, drawing evidence from case studies of two agro-pastoralist and two pastoralist communities. Those who rely directly on pastureland for their livelihood are vulnerable to the joint effects of pastureland degradation and climate change. The authors argue that a 'top-down' governance structure with no participation from local communities and a 'one size fits all' institutional solution are a poor fit for pastoralism management. The authors conclude that the current institutional environment in China may be leading to decreasing populations, reduced livestock rearing, impoverishment and increasing inequality within pastoral communities. Bearing in mind that pastoral systems have characteristics that are specific to their areas and tailored to their local context, the authors recommend paying greater attention to 'bottom-up', locally specified strategies which can be combined with long-term institutional arrangements that have historically provided pastoralists and agro-pastoralists with the resources to adapt to change.

  4. The Pastoral Care of International Students in New Zealand: Is It More Than a Consumer Protection Regime?

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    Sawir, Erlenawati; Marginson, Simon; Nyland, Chris; Ramia, Gaby; Rawlings-Sanaei, Felicity

    2009-01-01

    Student security is a composite social practice that includes the domains of consumer rights, entitlement to a range of welfare supports and pastoral care, and freedom from exploitation and discrimination. Three traditions shape the systems used for managing and regulating international student security in the nations that export education:…

  5. SD simulation study on degraded farmland policy on farming-pastoral area under the constrains of water resources-Taking Tongliao City of Inner Mongolia as example

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    Xu, D. P.; Zhao, B.; Li, T. S.; Zhu, J. W.; Yu, M. M.

    2017-08-01

    Water resources are the primary factor in restricting the sustainable development of farming-pastoral regions. To support the sustainable development of water resources, whether or not the land uses patterns of farming-pastoral areas is a reasonably important issue. This paper takes Tongliao city as example for the purpose of sustainably developing the farming-pastoral area in the north. Several scientific preductions and evaluations were conducted to study the farming-pastoral landuse pattern, which is the key problem that effects sustainable development of farming-pastoral areas. The paper then proposes that 1:7 landuse pattern is suitable for the sustainable development of farming-pastotal area. Based on the analysis of the research findings on sustainable development of farming-pastoral area, the paper established a suitability evaluation indicators system of degraded farmland policies in Tongliao city, and used an Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) method to determine the weight to run system dynamic (SD) model. The simulation results were then obtained on social economic ecological development in Tongliao city under different degraded farmland policies, and used the comprehensive evaluation model to optimize the results. It is concluded that stabilizing the policy of degraded farmland policy is the preferential policy in Tongliao, which provides useful theoretical research for the sustainable development of farming-pastoral area.

  6. Religión y poder en Hobbes y Marsilio de Padua: similitudes y diferencias

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    Bernardo Bayona Aznar

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Marsilio de Padua desarrolló una teoría política muy diferente del pensamiento medieval tradicional e hizo un esfuerzo sin precedentes por dar fundamento racional al poder. Muchas ideas de la Reforma Anglicana están tomadas del Defensor pacis de Marsilio, una obra que a menudo ha sido interpretada como una original anticipación de la teoría moderna del Estado. El artículo presenta una investigación sobre las estrechas semejanzas entre Marsilio y Hobbes acerca del papel de la religión y del poder pontificio. Los dos autores se vieron marcados por la guerra civil, cuya causa atribuían al poder temporal del Papa y del clero. De ahí que defendieran suprimir todo poder de la Iglesia Católica en este mundo, a fin de evitar la coexistencia de gobiernos y jurisdicciones compitiendo entre sí, como una condición para el mantenimiento de la paz. Pero, aunque el número de argumentos parecidos en las teorías de Marsilio y de Hobbes indica gran continuidad entre sus discursos políticos, este ensayo analiza también las notables diferencias que hay entre sus respectivos pensamientos, construidos en épocas diferentes y con elementos filosóficos muy diversos.

  7. Transforming Academia and Theorizing Spaces for Latinx in Higher Education: "Voces Perdidas" and "Voces De Poder"

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    Salinas, Cristobal, Jr.

    2017-01-01

    The concepts of "voces perdias" and "voces de poder" are used as a symbolic representations and reflections of oppression and power in academia. Seventy-four percent of scholarship across the world is published in English. The author argues the importance of publishing in Spanish as form of liberatory practice to provide a…

  8. El Poder Judicial Electrónico en Iberoamérica

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    José Miguel Busquets

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    Full Text Available En este artículo, presentamos el índice del Poder Judicial Electrónico para 8 países de Iberoamérica, a saber: Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, España, Portugal y Uruguay. El índice del Poder Judicial Electrónico tiene como objetivo medir el grado de incorporación de las tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TICs en los Poderes Judiciales. El mismo es el resultado de un relevamiento realizado entre abril y agosto de 2013 a informantes calificados, muchos de ellos integrantes de Universidades que pertenecen a la Red LEFIS (Legal Framework for the Information Society. Entre los resultados significativos de esta investigación encontramos: 1 Mientras que las dimensiones de información y gestión del índice son los más desarrollados, las dimensiones de relación y decisión del mismo índice están mucho menos desarrolladas en el conjunto de los 8 países de Iberoamérica estudiados. 2 Con más de un 50% del índice de Poder Judicial Electrónico desarrollado se encuentran Brasil, España, Costa Rica, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay y Cuba

  9. La guirnalda de las letras: origen, naturaleza y poder del lenguaje

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    Vachot, Charles

    2010-01-01

    Acerca del origen y poder del lenguaje, ilustrado mediante el análisis de formulaciones mítico-religiosas.Conferencia celebrada en Lyon por los Amigos del Museo Guimet, el 8 de junio de 1958. Traducción de Julio Sánchez Reyes.

  10. Política(s linguística(s e questões de poder

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    Cristine Gorski Severo

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available O texto apresenta e discute os conceitos de poder e de política no campo de saber intitulado “Política Linguística”. Para tanto, inicialmente apresenta e discute a heterogeneidade e complexidade do campo, discorrendo sobre os conceitos de Política e Planejamento Linguísticos. Em seguida, apresenta os trabalhos genealógicos do filósofo francês Michel Foucault acerca da relação entre poder, saber e política. Para fins de discussão, o artigo apresenta uma série de casos, tanto reais como possíveis, de aplicação e intervenção do campo de Política Linguística, com vistas tanto a discutir a noção de poder em conceitos e metodologias utilizadas pela área de saber, como a expandir o lócus de intervenção da disciplina a partir de possíveis contribuições de Michel Foucault sobre a dinâmica das relações de poder aplicada aos estudos das relações entre as línguas, as línguas e os sujeitos, as línguas e a tecnologia, e as línguas e uma dada geopolítica.

  11. Cambio político y Poder Judicial en México

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    Carlos Báez Silva

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available Las características básicas del régimen político mexicano (presidencialismo, partido hegemónico, corporativismo, reformismo y ausencia de "Estado de derecho" fueron alteradas o han comenzadoa ser modificadas. Dentro de la transición, el poder Judicial, o mejor dicho, los poderes judiciales, parecían convidados de piedra. Sin embargo, se sostiene que la pasividad de los poderes judiciales, y en especial de la Suprema Corte, es resultado de la posición que ésta tenía en el antiguo régimen; al cambiar las características del régimen, los poderes judiciales, y en especial la Suprema Corte, adquieren un nuevo estatus en la vida política nacional, y deja de ser un "objeto" del cambio, para convertirse en un "sujeto", del mismo, es decir, la Corte se convierte en un actor muy importante en los cambios políticos, pues con sus decisiones moldea o perfila el nuevo régimen político.

  12. El reto de reinventar la vida. Acompañamiento pastoral a mujeres en la adversidad

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    Susana Becerra Melo*

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available The article narrates the testimony of rape and forced displacement of a woman in the context of the Colombian armed conflict. The hermeneutical method and the approach to gender will help clarify the question brought up by the text whether this woman is capable of experiencing God’s salvation after she has suffered this infamy. The answer is evidenced through Mileidys’ testimony and the pragmatic study of the Parable of the Good Samaritan, where a pastoral of compassion is based on the sensitivity faced by human suffering. Mileidys’ experiences salvation when she discovers compassion on the suffering face of another woman who leads her to act in a different manner, giving a new sense to her life which makes her become a compassionate human being who has experienced the salvation of God.

  13. Urinary diseases and ethnobotany among pastoral nomads in the Middle East.

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    Abu-Rabia, Aref

    2005-08-02

    This article is derived from a broad, twenty-year study of ethnobotany and folk medicine among pastoral nomads in the Middle East which took place from 1984 to 2004. The article presents examples of different treatments of diseases and disorders of the urinary tract carried out by healer herbalists. The preparation of remedies includes boiling infusions, extraction of dry or fresh leaves, flowers, seeds or whole plants. Some of these plants were used both as food and as medicine, by ingesting different parts of the plants, such as leaves, flowers, fruits, and so on, either while soft, cooked or dried. Data were collected by using unstructured interviews and by observation. These plants were identified by healers, patients, and university botanists. This paper identified eighty-five plant species, which belong to thirty-six families. The most representative families are: Asteraceae (8), Brassicaceae (6), Poaceae (6), Umbelliferae (6).

  14. URBAN COHESION. IMPROVING CONECTIVITY BETWEEN BARÓ DE VIVER AND BON PASTOR

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    Equipo Docente Taller Gestión de Proyectos

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    Full Text Available This paper presents the description of the academic exercise of public space design on the Continuity of Ciutat Rambla de Asuncion in “Gestion de Proyectos” course, which is given to first know the background of the neighborhoods and their current situation, the phases followed in the design process and the end result presented as an annex to plans, sections, diagrams, views, etc. It also describes the aim of achieving unity and continuity together to improve the connectivity being the two neighborhoods through the design of the three major themes of group work are; a Continuity Rambla de la Ciutat de Asunción, b the walk Rivera Besos river, and c the industrial estate between Bon Pastor and Baró de Viver.

  15. Urinary diseases and ethnobotany among pastoral nomads in the Middle East

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    Abu-Rabia, Aref

    2005-01-01

    This article is derived from a broad, twenty-year study of ethnobotany and folk medicine among pastoral nomads in the Middle East which took place from 1984 to 2004. The article presents examples of different treatments of diseases and disorders of the urinary tract carried out by healer herbalists. The preparation of remedies includes boiling infusions, extraction of dry or fresh leaves, flowers, seeds or whole plants. Some of these plants were used both as food and as medicine, by ingesting different parts of the plants, such as leaves, flowers, fruits, and so on, either while soft, cooked or dried. Data were collected by using unstructured interviews and by observation. These plants were identified by healers, patients, and university botanists. This paper identified eighty-five plant species, which belong to thirty-six families. The most representative families are: Asteraceae (8), Brassicaceae (6), Poaceae (6), Umbelliferae (6). PMID:16270930

  16. Using Coupled Simulation Models to Link Pastoral Decision Making and Ecosystem Services

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    Randall B. Boone

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Historically, pastoral people were able to more freely use the services their semi-arid and arid ecosystems provide, and they adapted to changes in ways that improved their well-being. More recently, their ability to adapt has been constrained due to changes from within and from outside their communities. To compare possible responses by pastoral communities, we modeled ecosystem services and tied those services to decisions that people make at the household level. We created an agent-based household model called DECUMA, joined that model with the ecosystem model SAVANNA, and applied the linked models to southeastern Kajiado District, Kenya. The structure of the new agent-based model and linkages between the models are described, and then we demonstrate the model results using a scenario that shows changes in Maasai well-being in response to drought. We then explore two additional but related scenarios, quantifying household well-being if access to a grazing reserve is lost and if access is lost but those most affected are compensated. In the second scenario, households in group ranches abutting the grazing reserve that lost access had large declines in livestock populations, less food energy from animal sources, increased livestock sales and grain purchases, and increased need for supplemental foods. Households in more distant areas showed no changes or had increases in livestock populations because their herds had fewer animals with which to compete for forage. When households neighboring the grazing reserve were compensated for the lease of the lands they had used, they prospered. We describe some benefits and limitations of the agent-based approach.

  17. Impacts of a Changing Climate and Land Use on Reindeer Pastoralism: Indigenous Knowledge and Remote Sensing

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    Maynard, N. G.; Oskal, A.; Turi, A.; Mathiesen, J. M.; Eira, S. D.; Yurchak, I. M. G.; Etylin, B.; Gebelein, J.

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    The Arctic is home to many indigenous peoples, including those who depend on reindeer herding for their livelihood, in one of the harshest environments in the world. For the largely nomadic peoples, reindeer not only form a substantial part of the Arctic food base and economy, but they are also culturally important, shaping their way of life, mythologies, festivals and ceremonies. Reindeer pastoralism or husbandry has been practiced by numerous peoples all across Eurasia for thousands of years and involves moving herds of reindeer, which are very docile animals, from pasture to pasture depending on the season. Thus, herders must adapt on a daily basis to find optimal conditions for their herds according to the constantly changing conditions. Climate change and variability plus rapid development are increasingly creating major changes in the physical environment, ecology, and cultures of these indigenous reindeer herder communities in the North, and climate changes are occurring significantly faster in the Arctic than the rest of the globe, with correspondingly dramatic impacts (Oskal, 2008). In response to these changes, Eurasian reindeer herders have created the EALAT project, a comprehensive new initiative to study these impacts and to develop local adaptation strategies based upon their traditional knowledge of the land and its uses - in targeted partnership with the science and remote sensing community - involving extensive collaborations and coproduction of knowledge to minimize the impacts of the various changes. This chapter provides background on climate and development challenges to reindeer husbandry across the Arctic and an overview of the EALAT initiative, with an emphasis on indigenous knowledge, remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and other scientific data to 'co-produce' datasets for use by herders for improved decision-making and herd management. It also provides a description of the EALAT monitoring data integration and sharing

  18. Mediaciones para un método de teología pastoral, a partir de la teología práctica de Karl Rahner

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    Alex Vigueras Cherres

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir de una comprensión de la teología práctica de Karl Rahner como una teología pastoral en perspectiva escatológica, y teniendo como plano de fondo el problema del carácter teológico del análisis de la situación presente, presentamos algunas posibles mediaciones para un método de teología pastoral, a saber, mirar el futuro desde la "futuridad del presente", conocer desde los otros, la narratividad, la corporeidad y la "indiferencia".Based on understanding of Karl Rahner's practical theology as a pastoral theology in an eschatological perspective, and having as a background the theological problem of analyzing the present situation, we present some possible mediations for a pastoral theology method, namely, looking at the future from a "futurity of the present," knowing from others, narrative, corporeality and "indifference."

  19. Fire assisted pastoralism vs. sustainable forestry--the implications of missing markets for carbon in determining optimal land use in the wet-dry tropics of Australia.

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    Ockwell, David; Lovett, Jon C

    2005-04-01

    Using Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia as a case study, this paper combines field sampling of woody vegetation with cost-benefit analysis to compare the social optimality of fire-assisted pastoralism with sustainable forestry. Carbon sequestration is estimated to be significantly higher in the absence of fire. Integration of carbon sequestration benefits for mitigating future costs of climate change into cost-benefit analysis demonstrates that sustainable forestry is a more socially optimal land use than fire-assisted pastoralism. Missing markets for carbon, however, imply that fire-assisted pastoralism will continue to be pursued in the absence of policy intervention. Creation of markets for carbon represents a policy solution that has the potential to drive land use away from fire-assisted pastoralism towards sustainable forestry and environmental conservation.

  20. Comparative changes in density and demography of large herbivores in the Masai Mara Reserve and its surrounding human-dominated pastoral ranches in Kenya

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    Bhola, Nina; Ogutu, Joseph O.; Piepho, Hans-Peter; Said, Mohamed Y.; Reid, Robin S.; Hobbs, N. Thompson; Olff, Han

    Wildlife habitats in pastoral lands adjoining protected areas in east African savannas are getting progressively degraded, fragmented and compressed by expanding human populations and intensification of land use. To understand the consequences of these influences on wildlife populations, we

  1. El poder en las relaciones de género desde la perspectiva de las mujeres

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    Daniel Martínez Esquivel

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    Full Text Available Introducción. El poder está determinado por las relaciones interpersonales, por tanto, hombres  y mujeres tienen poder. Sin embargo, el poder en el sistema de las mujeres se ve disminuido por la cultura y los valores sociales, lo cual provoca desigualdad e inequidad que afecta directamente su salud mental, al punto de que disminuye su participación y empoderamiento social.Método. La presente investigación buscó responder a la pregunta ¿cuál es la influencia del poder en las relaciones de género de un grupo de mujeres? Para lo cual, se planteó una investigación cualitativa fenomenológica, la muestra se tomó  a conveniencia. En cuanto a los datos, se recolectaron mediante la técnica de grupo focal y su análisis se efectuó desde un enfoque interpretativo que incluyó una triangulación entre la teoría, la información obtenida y la posición del investigador.Resultado. La principal función que ejerce el sistema de las mujeres es el trabajo doméstico, sin embargo, tienen oportunidades de educación y de trabajo. La toma de decisiones se limita al hogar y se da tan solo frente a personas que tienen un rol inferior. Las relaciones interpersonales son buenas siempre y cuando ejerzan un rol de mujer y madre socialmente aceptado.Conclusión. El sistema de mujeres tiene poder pero está determinado por la cultura, de modo que  las mujeres todavía sufren del poder de dominación de la sociedad patriarcal, por tanto, sus oportunidades de desarrollo disminuyen y sus funciones sociales se determinan a partir de su clase, posición en el sistema familiar, educación y producción económica.

  2. El acompañamiento pastoral para jóvenes desde la comprensión psicológica y pedagógica humanista

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    Segarra Sánchez, Edgar Iván

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    The pastoral care for youth involves treating the theological, educational, psychological dimensions and teaching, the latter presents the associative array as the central experience of evangelizing youth ministry proposal for the integral growth of the young, who are accompanied by pastoralists with a basic profile to make, with vocation and professionalism, this task entrusted by the Church. El acompañamiento pastoral para jóvenes implica tratar las dimensiones teológica, educat...

  3. ¿Democratización o burocratización? Inestabilidad del acceso al poder y estabilidad del ejercicio del poder en América Latina

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    Sebastián Mazzuca

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    Full Text Available El presente trabajo propone un nuevo marco analítico para el estudio de los regímenes políticos en América Latina. El núcleo de dicho marco lo constituye la distinción entre dos grupos de instituciones estatales: las instituciones de acceso al poder político versus las instituciones de ejercicio del poder político. El trabajo también pone a prueba la utilidad de caracterizar las formas de acceso por medio de la pareja conceptual autoritarismo-democracia y las formas de ejercicio con la pareja patrimonialismo-burocracia. El propósito central de este marco analítico es facilitar la inferencia causal en el estudio de los elementos determinantes a largo plazo de los llamados problemas de "calidad" de los regímenes políticos contemporáneos en América latina.

  4. Conócete a ti mismo... o mejor no. La multidimensionalidad del poder y el seudorradicalismo docente e intelectual

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    Mariano Fernández Enguita

    2009-01-01

    El poder es un fenómeno multidimensional; incluso restringiendo nuestras consideraciones a la esfera económica, es decir, mercados y organizaciones, debemos reconocer al menos tres fuentes de poder: posesiones, autoridad y calificación; esto es, poder sobre (o a través, o con base en) los medios de producción (la materia del sistema económico), trabajo (su energía) y el conocimiento (información); o digámoslo capital económico, social y cultural. Sin importar la justificación (o no) de cualqu...

  5. Patrimonialismo, conflicto y poder en la reconstrucción de Riobamba, 1797-1822

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    Rosario Coronel Feijóo

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    Full Text Available Estudio que analiza los conflictos entre las elites de la ciudad de Riobamba y los centros administrativos coloniales de Quito y Santa Fe de Bogotá, a propósito de la reconstrucción de la ciudad luego del terremoto de 1797. La catástrofe puso en evidencia las prácticas políticas y los intereses económicos de la elite criolla riobambeña y del Cabildo de la ciudad. Adicionalmente, se examina la relación de los grupos de poder con la plebe y los indígenas. Estudia, además, las divergencias entre los poderes locales y la administración central con respecto al sitio en que se edificaría la nueva ciudad.

  6. Biotecnologia, Estado e Poder na Amazonia : o caso CBA-Manaus

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    Maira Bueno de Carvalho

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    Resumo: O objetivo desta pesquisa é estudar os eventos associados à constituição do Programa Brasileiro de Ecologia Molecular para o Uso Sustentável da Biodiversidade da Amazônia (PROBEM) e do Centro de Biotecnologia da Amazônia (CBA) e a crise que se abateu sobre esses projetos. A nossa hipótese principal é que as práticas científicas relacionadas à informação genética e à biotecnologia são também práticas de poder e envolvem relações de poder. Mais especificamente, queremos com este trabalh...

  7. La biometría en las tecnologías de poder de Michel Foucault

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    Torrano, Andrea

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    La biometría es una de las tecnologías de control sobre la población más desarrollada y utilizada en la actualidad. En este artículo se analiza la biometría como una tecnología de la lógica securitaria propia de nuestra época. A su vez, se indaga sobre la reactualización de los mecanismos del poder soberano y disciplinario, en tanto tecnología basada en la lógica de inclusión exclusión como también de un ejercicio de poder sobre el cuerpo individual. Además, nos ocuparemos de la incidencia de...

  8. De la res publica al Imperium: Poder y subjetividad en la Roma Imperial

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    Juan Carlos Barrassús Herrero

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    Full Text Available Este artículo pretende caracterizar la forma de poder imperial romano y las formas de subjetividad que aparecen tras la irrupción de un poder absoluto e irresistible propio del Principado. Trataremos de identificar los elementos de continuidad y discontinuidad que se dan en el ámbito del pensamiento político y de la subjetividad en el período republicano así como en el imperial. Los textos claves para comprender tal paso se encuentran tanto en los escritos de los últimos republicanos ‘convencidos’ así como en una literatura política de la primera época imperial que mira al pasado republicano con nostalgia y veneración, al tiempo que trata de ajustar cuentas con el presente mediante la narración de su corrupción

  9. Poder Judicial, transparencia y participación ciudadana: reformas recientes en Argentina

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    Álvaro Herrero

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Desde hace más de una década se discute en torno a los problemas de imagen y legitimidad que afectan a gran parte de los poderes judiciales de América Latina. En muchos países de la región –y esto no resulta novedoso– las encuestas indican de manera sostenida que los niveles de confianza de la ciudadanía en el sistema de justicia son preocupantemente bajos (ver informes de Latinobarómetro. Las causas detrás de este diagnóstico son múltiples: falta de independencia de los jueces, obstáculos para el acceso a la justicia, ineficacia del poder judicial para hacer frente a la inseguridad ciudadana y casos de corrupción judicial, entre otras.

  10. La biometría en las tecnologías de poder de Michel Foucault

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    Andrea Torrano

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    Full Text Available La biometría es una de las tecnologías de control sobre la población más desarrollada y utilizada en la actualidad. En este artículo se analiza la biometría como una tecnología de la lógica securitaria propia de nuestra época. A su vez, se indaga sobre la reactualización de los mecanismos del poder soberano y disciplinario, en tanto tecnología basada en la lógica de inclusión exclusión como también de un ejercicio de poder sobre el cuerpo individual. Además, nos ocuparemos de la incidencia de la biometría sobre la identidad individual.

  11. Transformaciones actuales del poder punitivo. Caracterización de sus principales rasgos

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    Ricardo Antonio Cita Triana

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available El documento aborda el tema de las recientes transformaciones del poder punitivo, a partir de dos niveles de análisis: el primero se ocupa de la descripción de los principales elementos contextuales en los que se insertan los cambios; el segundo desarrolla los rasgos generales que caracterizan estas transformaciones del poder punitivo en este momento. El propósito central es desarrollar un diagnóstico que permita detectar los principales y actuales problemas que enfrenta el discurso jurídico-penal y político criminal y, de este modo, contribuir a la determinación de nuevos escenarios de investigación de relevancia en la actualidad.

  12. Análise de um caso de extinção do poder familiar

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    Paula Inez Cunha Gomide

    Full Text Available Este estudo procurou demonstrar os caminhos percorridos pelos pesquisadores para constituírem um processo de destituição do poder familiar a partir da análise cuidadosa da documentação de uma criança, abrigada por maus tratos, há três anos sem a visita dos pais. Foram realizadas observações e entrevistas com seus familiares para que um pleno convencimento sobre os devidos encaminhamentos fossem tomados. Ao final do estudo, o processo foi instaurado a pedido do próprio pai da criança que instituiu, inclusive, advogada para dar andamento ao caso. O poder familiar foi cassado e a criança colocada para adoção.

  13. COMUNICACIÓN, CONOCIMIENTO Y PODER SIN AGENDA SOBRE LA SEGURIDAD CIUDADANA

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    Manuel de Jesús Rocha Picón

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo reflexiona analíticamente sobre la comunicación, el poder y el conocimiento sin agenda sobre la seguridad ciudadana. En la comunicación está surgiendo el “Paradigma de comunicación de seguridad”, con fuertes bases éticas, moral y ciudadana, como mecanismo de colaboración mutua y prioridad en las relaciones de comunicación. Las relaciones de poder se basan en el “Paradigma de la dialógica” promoviendo espacios de diálogo y discusión. En el conocimiento se crearían condiciones y estrategias apropiadas para promoverse, articulando programas tanto a nivel local, sectorial, institucional y universitario, para brindar un esarrollo de la seguridad ciudadana con una fuerte base científica.

  14. Poder normativo, a União Europeia e a política ambiental

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    Peralta, Tiago Lisboa Vendrell Marques

    2012-01-01

    Esta tese procura analisar de forma metódica o conceito de ‘poder normativo’ com a produção de um estudo teórico comparativo, no qual três formas de perspectivar as Relações Internacionais esgrimem os seus argumentos sobre este poder: a sua relevância, a sua aplicabilidade, as suas características e os seus limites. Este conceito debate-se com problemas de definição pouco clara (em termos teóricos e práticos) e com o facto do seu nascimento estar intimamente ligado a análises teóricas que abo...

  15. Um personagem da memória campo-bonense?: o emblemático pastor Klingelhoeffer, soldado Farroupilha

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    Souza, José Edimar de

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    Full Text Available A presente pesquisa analisa os motivos que teriam levado um “cura de almas” a empunhar armas contra o Império. Friedrich Christian Klinglhoeffer, popularmente conhecido como Pastor Farrapo, com seu envolvimento na Revolução Farroupilha transforma-se em pastor mártir da causa republicana no Rio Grande do Sul. Na busca das justificativas deste fato avalia-se a situação política da Europa (Alemanha no século XIX, bem como o Brasil e o Rio Grande do Sul à época da imigração de Klingelhoeffer. Neste contexto, se desenvolve a trajetória e importante participação de Klingellhoeffer na Revolução Farroupilha e, principalmente, no desenvolvimento de Campo Bom e para o progresso do Vale dos Sinos

  16. Pastoral theory and practice in the team approach to treatment of scrupulosity as a component of obsessive compulsive disorder.

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    Kennemer, Darren L

    2007-01-01

    The statistical estimates of the prevalence of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in the general population have increased dramatically in recent years. "Blasphemous" obsessions and religious compulsions dominate the clinical picture of many sufferers of OCD. Freud proposed that religion might be a contributing factor for many patients with mental illness. He hedged, however, that observation--something that many of his followers have not done. Others have noted the pathoplasticity of strict religious upbringing and images of God as vindictive or otherwise harsh. Only recently--since the 1970s--has much clinical attention been focused on this disorder by the other disciplines within the mental health community. The church, however, is ahead of the curve in diagnosis and treatment of scrupulosity. It has long been a concern for pastoral counselors--particularly pre-Vatican II Roman Catholic priests. Pathological religion influences OCD and pastoral counseling, the author proposes, can contributes to recovery.

  17. ‘We Don’t Need No Education’. A Case Study About Pastoral Datoga Girls in Tanzania

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    Bihariová Emília

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The topic of this paper reflects the reasons why formal education is not in accord with Datoga pastoral life in Tanzania and why this marginalized Nilotic tribe hesitates to send children to schools. In an attempt to grasp different reasons of avoiding education, the paper is focused especially on education of girls, which is less preferred than that of boys. The discussion reveals the impact of formal/informal education on traditional life of mobile Datoga and how norms, habits are slowly weakened. The suggestion is offered that unless the communication between pastoral Datoga and the government regarding school attendance and better conditions takes the cultural context, Datoga will remain outside the schooling process and their marginal position in the society will not change and neither their image of savage people.

  18. La delegación del Poder Tributario en el Poder Ejecutivo, su regulación en el Perú y en otros países andinos

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    2009-01-01

    La presente tesis que lleva por título “La delegación del Poder Tributario en el Poder Ejecutivo, su regulación en el Perú y en otros países andinos” trata sobre la delegación legislativa tributaria regulada en los artículos 74 y 104 de la Carta del Perú aprobada en el año 1993, y en los países andinos de Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Venezuela. La doctrina admite que el poder tributario ya no es atribución exclusiva del Poder Legislativo, que originariamente gozaba de esta facu...

  19. La «Renovatio Urbis» : poder, ciudad y universidad en el siglo XVI

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    Consuelo Gómez López

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    Full Text Available El proceso de renovación del concepto de Estado iniciado por los Reyes Católicos a finales del siglo xv, encontró en los medios institucionales el instrumento perfecto para dirigir y difundir sus nuevos principios doctrinales y poner en práctica sus programas de acción política. Las universidades, convertidas en instituciones puestas al servicio de la expresión del poder, encontraron a partir de entonces y a lo largo de todo el siglo xvi, un gran auge. Esta circunstancia se produce una vez que se toma conciencia desde el poder del valor que posee la educación como instrumento de acción política a partir del cual poder asegurar, como ha señalado J.A. Maravall, «la transmisión de los saberes que importan para la acción de gobierno», y en consecuencia, promover la renovación del Estado y de la sociedad

  20. Distribución del Poder en Tres Etapas de la Vida de la Pareja

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    Noemí Díaz-Marroquín

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    Full Text Available Estudio de caso de una pareja de una colonia popular de la Ciudad de México/MX, con 58 años de matrimonio y 14 hijos. Después de un trabajo terapéutico de más de un año desde el enfoque de la Terapia Familiar Feminista se ofrece un análisis de las fluctuaciones en las concentraciones de poder en la pareja a lo largo del ciclo de vida de la familia. Se articula el análisis con una reflexión teórica sobre el ciclo vital de la familia, género y poder. Se concluye con la importancia de que en el proceso terapéutico en la vejez, se revisen los roles de género y la distribución del poder, para que afloren conflictos no resueltos y la posibilidad de solución.

  1. Cuidado de si e relações de poder: enfermeira cuidando de outras mulheres

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    Ana Renata Moura Rabelo

    Full Text Available RESUMO Objetivo: analisar o cuidado de si de enfermeiras e as relações de poder estabelecidas por elas no cuidado de outras mulheres. Método: revisão integrativa da literatura publicada entre os anos de 2005 e 2015. Compuseram a amostra 25 publicações. Resultados: estado da arte majoritariamente qualitativo com domínio de referenciais de uma perspectiva libertadora, pautada na humanização, autonomia e empoderamento como estratégia de redução de riscos na prática do cuidado à mulher. Os achados sugerem relações de poder solidificadas entre enfermeiras-mulheres, centradas no domínio profissional com forte concentração na formação da enfermeira sob o discurso patriarcal e de normalização da sociedade. Alguns estudos ponderam a importância da compreensão do poder na forma capilar, operando nos corpos dos indivíduos. Conclusão: há pouca discussão sobre o cuidado de si de enfermeiras e dos efeitos na sua prática profissional, indicando lacunas no conhecimento neste campo.

  2. Tres Violantes: las mujeres de una familia en el poder a lo largo del siglo XIII

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    Fuente Pérez, María Jesús

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The power of women, in particular the power of queens, has been a topic of great interest to historians, medievalists in particular; though much has been written about the subject, many questions remain. “Three Violantes” will look at the role of two Iberian queens and one Spanish princess in the thirteenth century Iberian kingdoms. In England and in other European kingdoms of that time, queens had lost authority and their agency was limited to the power of intercession and mediation, I will try to determine whether this also holds true for the Iberian queens.El interés por el tema del poder de las mujeres, en particular de las reinas, ha planteado muchos interrogantes sobre la naturaleza de ese poder. “Tres Violantes” examina la participación de dos reinas y una infanta de una misma familia, en aspectos diversos de la vida de las coronas de Aragón y Castilla en el siglo XIII, con el objetivo de apreciar si el papel de las reinas hispanas, en particular su participación política, siguió un camino similar al de las reinas de ese tiempo que, como bien se ha estudiado para las inglesas, fueron perdiendo autoridad y se vieron limitadas a ejercer poder a través de la intercesión y mediación.

  3. El poder de la organización informal en la gestión administrativa

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    Luis Enrique González Salazar

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se hace un análisis etnográfico del poder de la organización informal en las organizaciones educativas frente al contexto formal que representa la figura de el administrador o la administradora educativa de las direcciones cinco del circuito 01 de la Dirección Regional de Educación de Alajuela. Se propone una revisión profunda por parte del director o la directora sobre el rol y la función que desempeña la organización informal, pistas para su caracterización, cinco juegos de poder que juegan, los motivos y afiliaciones de los grupos informales del personal docente y administrativo de las instituciones del circuito 01 de la DREA. Pistas y sugerencias que permiten al administrador educativo liberar el potencial energético de la organización informal, y así, establecer una nueva manera de sinergiar esfuerzos para el logro de los objetivos institucionales, usando como base el poder de la organización informal

  4. Los sabores del poder: eugenesia y biotipología en la Argentina del siglo XX

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    Vallejo, Gustavo

    2004-08-01

    Full Text Available Ethics establishes a divide between good and evil based on society-shared values, from which stems the legitimation of the norms derived therefrom, as well as their use as an expression of power. This reasoning bitterly resents, however, when its components are turned upside down. That is to say, when it is the expression of power that implements and normalizes an Ethics that is imposed over society. This happened in modern Argentina when a biopolitical amalgamation of science and power —operating through Social Darwinism, Eugenics and Biotypology— helped to re-create an alleged Ethics of exclusion.

    Si la ética establece una línea divisoria entre lo que está bien y lo que está mal a partir de valores compartidos por una sociedad, de donde deviene la legitimación de su posterior instrumentación normativa como expresión del poder; su sentido se resiente profundamente cuando los componentes de este razonamiento se invierten. Es decir, cuando la expresión del poder instrumenta normativamente una ética que se impone sobre la sociedad. Esto sucedió en la Argentina moderna cuando la amalgama biopolítica entre ciencia y poder operada a través del darwinismo social, la Eugenesia y la Biotipología, contribuyó a recrear permanentemente una pretendida ética de la exclusión.

  5. D. Antônio de Macedo Costa: uma teologia do poder

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    Milton Carlos Costa

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    Full Text Available A personalidade de D. Antônio de Macedo Costa configura-se como uma das mais conhecidas da história do catolicismo brasileiro, principalmente devido à sua atuação durante a Questão Religiosa (1872-1875, que opôs a Igreja brasileira ao Estado. Nosso trabalho visa fazer uma exploração inicial de sua teologia do poder, expressa nos documentos elaborados por este batalhador incansável da igreja ultramontana, que procurou impulsionar com grande energia o processo que a historiografia chama de romanização da Igreja brasileira. Podemos dizer que todas as formulações de D. Antônio estão atravessadas pela concepção de uma teologia do poder: é pelo prisma do poder que ele vê a Igreja e é de maneira consciente e explícita que privilegia o Estado como interlocutor da Igreja.

  6. How useful are bounded online chat rooms as a source of pastoral support in a sixth-form college?

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    2009-01-01

    Since the introduction of chat technology there has been resistance within education to fully engage with it partly due to policy making that has left teachers disempowered (UCLAN 2002:66). Unlike other innovative technologies, its use has been limited. Pastoral support has developed significantly in education but in some instances, like chat rooms, has been viewed with scepticism. One reason for this scepticism may be that a clear measurable link between support and achievement is not easily...

  7. Establishing an operational waterhole monitoring system using satellite data and hydrologic modelling: Application in the pastoral regions of East Africa

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    Senay, Gabriel B.; Velpuri, Naga Manohar; Alemu, Henok; Pervez, Shahriar Md; Asante, Kwabena O; Karuki, Gatarwa; Taa, Asefa; Angerer, Jay

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    Timely information on the availability of water and forage is important for the sustainable development of pastoral regions. The lack of such information increases the dependence of pastoral communities on perennial sources, which often leads to competition and conflicts. The provision of timely information is a challenging task, especially due to the scarcity or non-existence of conventional station-based hydrometeorological networks in the remote pastoral regions. A multi-source water balance modelling approach driven by satellite data was used to operationally monitor daily water level fluctuations across the pastoral regions of northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer data were used for mapping and estimating the surface area of the waterholes. Satellite-based rainfall, modelled run-off and evapotranspiration data were used to model daily water level fluctuations. Mapping of waterholes was achieved with 97% accuracy. Validation of modelled water levels with field-installed gauge data demonstrated the ability of the model to capture the seasonal patterns and variations. Validation results indicate that the model explained 60% of the observed variability in water levels, with an average root-mean-squared error of 22%. Up-to-date information on rainfall, evaporation, scaled water depth and condition of the waterholes is made available daily in near-real time via the Internet (http://watermon.tamu.edu). Such information can be used by non-governmental organizations, governmental organizations and other stakeholders for early warning and decision making. This study demonstrated an integrated approach for establishing an operational waterhole monitoring system using multi-source satellite data and hydrologic modelling.

  8. Vocational Leadership: A Faith Perspective. A Training Program for U.S. Navy Chaplains in Pastoral Care and Counseling

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    Collins Publishers, 1981), p. 3. 19 Ibid. p. 4. 32 as the father of the psychosocial school, Erik Erikson . With the inclusion of his understanding of...hift in the study of human development . Dr. Fowler asserts that there exist at least seven stages of faith or ways of knowing the world and...1984. iowler, .ames W, FAITH DEVELOPMENT AND PASTORAL CARE, Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1975. Fcwler, James W. STAGES OF FAITH: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF

  9. The drought risk of maize in the farming-pastoral ecotone in Northern China based on physical vulnerability assessment

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    Wang, Zhiqiang; Jiang, Jingyi; Ma, Qing

    2016-12-01

    Climate change is affecting every aspect of human activities, especially the agriculture. In China, extreme drought events caused by climate change have posed a great threat to food safety. In this work we aimed to study the drought risk of maize in the farming-pastoral ecotone in Northern China based on physical vulnerability assessment. The physical vulnerability curve was constructed from the relationship between drought hazard intensity index and yield loss rate. The risk assessment of agricultural drought was conducted from the drought hazard intensity index and physical vulnerability curve. The probability distribution of drought hazard intensity index decreased from south-west to north-east and increased from south-east to north-west along the rainfall isoline. The physical vulnerability curve had a reduction effect in three parts of the farming-pastoral ecotone in Northern China, which helped to reduce drought hazard vulnerability on spring maize. The risk of yield loss ratio calculated based on physical vulnerability curve was lower compared with the drought hazard intensity index, which suggested that the capacity of spring maize to resist and adapt to drought is increasing. In conclusion, the farming-pastoral ecotone in Northern China is greatly sensitive to climate change and has a high probability of severe drought hazard. Risk assessment of physical vulnerability can help better understand the physical vulnerability to agricultural drought and can also promote measurements to adapt to climate change.

  10. Subverting the pastoral: the transcendence of space and place in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace

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    S. Smit-Marais

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    Full Text Available This article investigates how J.M. Coetzee’s “Disgrace” (1999 – portrayed as a postcolonial and postmodern fictional event – embodies, problematises and subverts the vision of the pastoral farm novel tradition by transcending traditional configurations of space and place. The novel offers a rather bleak apocalyptic vision of gender roles, racial relationships and family relations in post-apartheid South Africa and expresses the socio-political tensions pertaining to the South African landscape in terms of personal relationships. As a fictional reworking of the farm novel, “Disgrace” draws on the tradition’s anxieties about the rights of (white ownership, but within a post-apartheid context. As such, “Disgrace” challenges the pastoral farm novel’s “dream topography” (Coetzee, 1988:6 of the family farm ruled by the patriarch – a topography inscribed – with the help of the invisible labour of black hands – as a legacy of power and ownership to be inherited and cultivated in perpetuity. Accordingly, the concept “farm” is portrayed as a contested and liminal space inscribed with a history of violence and dispossession – a dystopia. This article therefore conceptualises “Disgrace” as an antipastoral farm novel that reconfigures the concept “farm” – within the context of the South African reality – by subverting, inverting and parodying the structures of space and place postulated by the pastoral farm novel.

  11. As I see it: a study of African American pastors' views on health and health education in the black church.

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    Rowland, Michael L; Isaac-Savage, E Paulette

    2014-08-01

    The Black Church is the only institution that has consistently served the interest of African Americans, and there is no other institution in the African American community that rivals its influence (Camara, 2004). The spiritual well-fare, social support, health, and well-being of its people have been one of its main goals. With health disparities of African Americans still at an alarming rate, the Black Church has used informal education as a means to impart knowledge on health, as well as other non-religious and religious topics. One of the avenues least researched within the Black Church is the pastor's perception of its educational role in health and wellness and its efforts to reduce health discrimination and health disparities between African American and European Americans in the U.S. Since social justice appears as a theme and concern in the traditions of many churches, it is only appropriate that, among other things, the Black Church should address the issue of health education and interventions. The purpose of this study was to explore African American pastors' perceptions of the role of the Black Church in providing health care, health education, and wellness opportunities to African Americans. Many pastors reported their church provided some form of health education and/or health screenings. Their perceptions about the important issues facing their congregants versus African Americans in general were quite similar.

  12. From "Animal Machines" to "Happy Meat"? Foucault's Ideas of Disciplinary and Pastoral Power Applied to 'Animal-Centred' Welfare Discourse.

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    Cole, Matthew

    2011-01-11

    Michel Foucault's work traces shifting techniques in the governance of humans, from the production of 'docile bodies' subjected to the knowledge formations of the human sciences (disciplinary power), to the facilitation of self-governing agents directed towards specified forms of self-knowledge by quasi-therapeutic authorities (pastoral power). While mindful of the important differences between the governance of human subjects and the oppression of nonhuman animals, exemplified in nonhuman animals' legal status as property, this paper explores parallel shifts from disciplinary to pastoral regimes of human-'farmed' animal relations. Recent innovations in 'animal-centred' welfare science represent a trend away from the 'disciplinary' techniques of confinement and torture associated with 'factory farms' and towards quasi-therapeutic ways of claiming to know 'farmed' animals, in which the animals themselves are co-opted into the processes by which knowledge about them is generated. The new pastoral turn in 'animal-centred' welfare finds popular expression in 'happy meat' discourses that invite 'consumers' to adopt a position of vicarious carer for the 'farmed' animals who they eat. The paper concludes that while 'animal-centred' welfare reform and 'happy meat' discourses promise a possibility of a somewhat less degraded life for some 'farmed' animals, they do so by perpetuating exploitation and oppression and entrenching speciesist privilege by making it less vulnerable to critical scrutiny.

  13. La Energía del Cerebro Humano Autolimita su Poder Computacional

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    Mario Camacho Pinto

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    Los expertos en informática no consideran apropiado seguir preguntando cuántos Mips o cuántos Megaflops constituyen la capacidad de ejecución del cerebro a ejemplo de un Supercomputador Cray o de un IBM Pc, sino cuántas operaciones computacionales puede ejecutar el encéfalo en fa unidad de tiempo o sea su poder computacional.

    El enfoque neurofisiológico involucra tres aspectos contributorios para una respuesta positiva, a saber:

    l. Poder computacional de las Synapsis intemeuronales.
    2. Poder computacional de la retina como punto de referencia.
    3. Medición de la energía total gastada por el cerebro en la unidad de tiempo.

    l. Poder computacional de las Synapsis.
    Engloba así mismo 3 premisas a saber:

    a. El cerebro no puede “computar” si la programación de las señales NO se efectúa mediante el transporte de una Synapsis a la siguiente por el sofisticado mecanismo electroquímico que requiere una determinada cantidad de energía que limita su poder, como veremos adelante.

    b. Este transporte toma tiempo que ha sido posible calcular en relación con la distancia total que todos los impulsos nerviosos tienen que recorrer, tiempo que se ha estimado en un segundo por cada diez impulsos.

    c. El número de Synapsis actuantes se calcula en 10 15.

    Así el total de “operaciones” será el resultado de la relación del número de Synapsis en juego con la distancia que tenga que recorrer el impulso nervioso y su velocidad de operancia.

    Entonces como hay aproximadamente 1015 Synapsis operando a 10 impulsos por segundo, el resultado crudo sería evaluado en 1016 operaciones synapsiales del cerebro en la unidad de tiempo...

  14. Los consejos municipales: una nueva articulación del poder local en la retaguardia republicana

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    Rafael Quirosa-Cheyrouze y Muñoz

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    Full Text Available Como consecuencia del colapso provocado por la fallida sublevación militar de 1936, surgieron múltiples comités obreros por toda la zona leal a la República, organismos que se convirtieron en poderes paralelos a los oficialmente constituidos. En este trabajo se pretende analizar las características que definieron a las nuevas instituciones locales y, sobre todo, las consecuencias que su implantación generó en la dinámica política de la zona por el proceso de atomización del poder que causó. Los consejos municipales fueron, por tanto, la fórmula planteada por el Gobierno de Largo Caballero para reorganizar el poder local a partir de 1937. Tras una complicada evolución en tiempos de paz, una vez desencadenado el conflicto bélico, los ayuntamientos de la República habían perdido muchas competencias en la práctica cotidiana. Pero los comités locales, nuevos protagonistas de la situación, no pasaron de ser un poder paralelo y, en términos generales, no sustituyeron oficialmente a las corporaciones existentes antes de iniciarse la guerra. Guerra Civil, ayuntamientos, consejos municipales, poder local, Largo Caballero.________________ABSTRACT:As a result of the collapse caused by the unsuccessful military revolt of 1936, many trade unions arose in the areas loyal to the Republic; organisms, those, that became parallel powers to the ones officially constituted. In this work it is analyzed the characteristics that defined the new local institutions and, mainly, the consequences that its implantation generated in the political dynamics of those areas by the process of atomization of power that it caused. The municipal councils were, therefore, the formula utilized by the Government of Largo Caballero to reorganize the local power starting from 1937. After a complicated evolution, in the days of peace, once triggered the warlike conflict, the city councils of the Republic lost many of the daily competencies they used to have. And the

  15. La división de poderes en la Constituciónde Cádiz de 1812

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    Full Text Available El artículo tiene por objeto analizar el principio liberal de la división de poderes, elemento imprescindible para la limitación y control de los poderes públicos entre sí, garantía de la libertad y la igualdad de los ciudadanos, en la Constitución de Cádiz de 1812. La Carta Magna gaditana se adscribe a la separación de poderes rígida ya que los constituyentes estaban más preocupados de limitar el poder ejecutivo del monarca que de ejercitar un control efectivo de un poder sobre otro. Asimismo, no contiene exactamente un sistema de control de los poderes del Estado al carecer de un sistema de frenos y contrapesos del poder, porque en los ilustrados estaba la idea de que cada poder debía tener una función y aunque el poder centralizado se vio que acarreaba excesos, no se atisbó que el puro poder fragmentado sin más límites, que no contrapesos, que los establecidos al poder regio también los acarrearía. The article aims to analyze the liberal principle of separation of powers, an essential element for the limitation and control of public authorities with each other, guaranteeing freedom and equality of citizens, the Constitution of Cadiz of 1812. The Magna Carta Cadiz is ascribed to the rigid separation of powers because the constituents were more concerned to limit the executive power of a monarch to exercise effective control of a power over another. It also does not contain exactly one control system of the State authorities have no system of checks and balances of power, because in the picture was the idea that each branch should have a function, although power was centralized which carried excesses, not the sheer power peered fragmented with no limits, no counterweights, which established the royal power also entail.

  16. Grassland production under global change scenarios for New Zealand pastoral agriculture

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    Keller, E. D.; Baisden, W. T.; Timar, L.; Mullan, B.; Clark, A.

    2014-10-01

    We adapt and integrate the Biome-BGC and Land Use in Rural New Zealand models to simulate pastoral agriculture and to make land-use change, intensification of agricultural activity and climate change scenario projections of New Zealand's pasture production at time slices centred on 2020, 2050 and 2100, with comparison to a present-day baseline. Biome-BGC model parameters are optimised for pasture production in both dairy and sheep/beef farm systems, representing a new application of the Biome-BGC model. Results show up to a 10% increase in New Zealand's national pasture production in 2020 under intensification and a 1-2% increase by 2050 from economic factors driving land-use change. Climate change scenarios using statistically downscaled global climate models (GCMs) from the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report also show national increases of 1-2% in 2050, with significant regional variations. Projected out to 2100, however, these scenarios are more sensitive to the type of pasture system and the severity of warming: dairy systems show an increase in production of 4% under mild change but a decline of 1% under a more extreme case, whereas sheep/beef production declines in both cases by 3 and 13%, respectively. Our results suggest that high-fertility systems such as dairying could be more resilient under future change, with dairy production increasing or only slightly declining in all of our scenarios. These are the first national-scale estimates using a model to evaluate the joint effects of climate change, CO2 fertilisation and N-cycle feedbacks on New Zealand's unique pastoral production systems that dominate the nation's agriculture and economy. Model results emphasise that CO2 fertilisation and N-cycle feedback effects are responsible for meaningful differences in agricultural systems. More broadly, we demonstrate that our model output enables analysis of decoupled land-use change scenarios: the Biome-BGC data products at a national or regional level can be re

  17. Tennessee Williams’s post-pastoral Southern gardens in text and on the movie screen

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    Taïna Tuhkunen

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This study explores the representation of the American South in the film adaptations of five plays by the Mississippi-born playwright, Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan, 1951, Baby Doll (Elia Kazan, 1956, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks, 1958, Suddenly Last Summer (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1959 and The Night of the Iguana (John Huston, 1964. The article focuses on the disrespectful representations of the paradigmatic Southern garden which remains dynamic while maintaining some of its classic or biblical features. By relying on the conception of the pastoral garden as theorized by Leo Marx in The Machine in the Garden (1964, the author pays specific attention to the way mid-xxth century cinema kept recreating Williams’s Southern gardens as a corrupted and dehumanized space pierced through by disquieting shrieks.Cette étude se penche sur la représentation du Sud états-unien dans l’adaptation cinématographique de cinq pièces du dramaturge américain originaire du Mississippi, Tennessee Williams: Un tramway nommé désir (Elia Kazan, 1951, La poupée de chair (Elia Kazan, 1956, La chatte sur un toit brûlant (Richard Brooks, 1958, Soudain l’été dernier (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1959, et La nuit de l’iguane (John Huston, 1964. L’article met en évidence, chez Williams, la représentation irrévérencieuse du paradigmatique jardin sudiste qui, s’il conserve certains de ses attributs classiques et bibliques, ne s’avère pas moins dynamique. En s’appuyant sur la conception du jardin pastoral théorisé par Leo Marx dans The Machine in the Garden (1964, l’auteur s’attarde sur la façon dont le cinéma du milieu du xxe siècle cherchait à recréer le jardin williamsien comme un lieu corrompu et déshumanisé, traversé de cris inquiétants.

  18. Connecting above and below: the impacts of large wildlife loss and pastoralism on savanna carbon dynamics

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    Forbes, E. S.; Young, H. S.; Young, T.; Schimel, J.

    2016-12-01

    There is widespread evidence that large wildlife species contribute to ecosystem carbon efflux; however, their influence is not incorporated into traditional carbon models. As large wildlife loss continues in the Anthropocene and in the face of climate change, it becomes increasingly important to understand the impacts of their loss on ecosystem carbon. The charismatic, threatened wildlife in central Kenya's savanna provide an ideal framework for these questions. We compared differences in carbon efflux in the presence or absence of native herbivores and/or cattle, as a proxy for wildlife loss and the interaction of pastoralism. We measured carbon dynamics in situ with a closed-chamber system and microbial respiration rates in lab by incubating sampled soil. We discovered a significant effect of herbivore presence/absence on carbon efflux: incubated soils collected from plots with cattle only exhibit greater carbon accumulation and faster initial respiration rates than soils collected from plots with native herbivores and no cattle, native herbivores and cattle, and neither native herbivores nor cattle. When measured in situ, plots with no herbivores show higher efflux than plots with only native herbivores, and plots with both. The data also suggest that grazing pressure results in successively lower efflux. The differences in these studies imply that the impacts of large wildlife loss differ on microbial respiration as an isolated mechanism in ecosystem carbon exchange, and total carbon efflux. This is most likely because in situ efflux measurements encompass environmental variables as well as soil microbial respiration. The lab data suggest that cattle as the only herbivore causes greater soil microbial efflux compared to native herbivores alone, native herbivores with cattle, or no herbivores. The in situ data show that no herbivores results in increased carbon efflux, and suggest that increasing numbers of herbivores lowers efflux.These studies demonstrate

  19. Las relaciones de poder durante el menemismo. Las transformaciones en la reformulación del poder, en la Argentina de los noventa

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    Adriana Gallo

    2008-01-01

    incompatible con la idea de Estado, originando un proceso de individualización y una concomitante desideologización política. Todo esto será abordado a través del análisis de las relaciones de poder, desplegadas en las dos dimensiones que, a nuestro entender, dan mejor cuenta de tales vínculos, a saber: la dimensión sociocultural -donde se pone el acento en la pérdida de la politicidad del sujeto- y la dimensión política -en la que se alude a la degradación de las instituciones y a los conflictos entre gobierno y oposición.

  20. El poder creador: tipos de poder y estrategias de sujeción en la frontera sur de Chile en la época colonial

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    Boccara, Guillaume

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se analiza la evolución de las estrategias y métodos utilizados por los españoles para dominar a los pueblos autóctonos (reche o mapuche del centro-sur de Chile. Se pretende demostrar que existe una diferencia radical entre el modelo de conquista imperante durante el primer siglo (1550-1641 y los dispositivos de sujeción que se asentaron después (1641-1810, pasando de una máquina de conquista soberana, que remite a un ejercicio violento del poder y que tiende a funcionar a partir de la integración-exclusión, a otra que se funda en una empresa de civilización-asimilación de los pueblos sin policía. Asimismo, se pone en evidencia el papel central jugado por los jesuitas en el paso de un modelo a otro.

  1. Associations between milking practices, somatic cell counts and milk postharvest losses in smallholder dairy and pastoral camel herds in Kenya

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    Olivier B. Kashongwe

    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available On-farm hygienic practices are important in assuring quality and safety of milk for consumers and for reducing losses at production and at post-harvest. This study investigated the relationship between milking practices, mastitis as well as milk somatic cell counts (SCC and the effects of high SCC on milk production and post-harvest losses (PHL in smallholder dairy (n = 64 and pastoral camel (n = 15 herds in Kenya. The collected data included milking practices, mastitis test on udder quarters (n = 1236 and collection of milk samples for laboratory analyses: SCC, detection of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species. Production losses were computed as a proportion of cows and herds with SCC (>200,000 cells/mL and PHL as quantity of milk exceeding 4 × 105 cells/mL. Practices associated with production herds included hands, udder washing and drying, and milk let down stimulation with calves suckling or manually (p < 0.001. Udder drying was only applied in peri-urban herds (100%. Herd level prevalence of mastitis was lower in smallholder than in pastoral herds (60.7% vs 93.3%. Mastitis positive samples had higher prevalence of S.aureus than of Streptococcus species in both smallholder (57.9% vs 23.7% and pastoral (41.6% vs 36.5% herds. Moreover, SCC was significantly affected by presence of mastitis and S.aureus (p < 0.001. Milk PHL from high SCC was higher in smallholder rural herds (27% compared to peri-urban (7% and in pastoral peri-urban (81% compared to rangelands (76%. Milking practices may have contributed to maintain mastitis pathogens in herds. This has led to substantial pre and postharvest milk losses in smallholder and pastoral herds. Therefore teat dipping, dry cow period and herd level mastitis treatment may complement current practices for lower SCC and milk PHL.

  2. Husbandry, breeding practices, and production constraints of camel in the pastoral communities of Afar and Somali, Ethiopia

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    Yosef Tadesse

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    Full Text Available The objectives of this paper were to identify and describe husbandry practices, herd structure, owners’ trait preferences, breeding practices, and production constraints of camel in the two major camel rearing pastoral communities, viz. Afar and Somali, to generate baseline information that would help to plan possible breed improvement strategies and options for the different camel populations. The study sites were selected purposively while households from each of the sites randomly. Data were collected using formal questionnaires and focus group discussion. Results showed that average camel population per household was higher in Mille (28.06±2.27, Gode (27.51±2.02, and Moyale (24.07±2.13 districts. Female camel populations with age of >1 year contributes 78-83% of the total camel herd population in all the study districts. Higher number of female animals in the herd in the arid environment means providing continuous supply of milk and allows a rapid recovery of herd numbers after a disease outbreak or drought occurrence. This shows that pastoralists breeding objectives are in relation to the arid environment and female population in the herd. Most of the pastoral communities utilize a single breeding male camel per 40-50 female camels and this will affect productivity and heterogeneity of camel population. With regard to trait preference, all pastoral communities ranked milk yield as the first trait of choice, except Liben district in which adaptation trait was the primary preference. Growth trait ranked second in Mille, Gode, Liben, and Jijiga pastoral communities where as adaptation trait ranked second in Amibara and Shinille pastoral communities. The major camel production constraints were feed, diseases, and lack of water in that order and the major cause of the constraints was the recurrent drought occurred during the past 2-3 decades in the two regions. Therefore, in planning and implementation of the breeding strategies for small

  3. A community needs responsive management training model: Re-envisioning management training for pastors of the International Assemblies of God Church

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    Malesela J. Masenya

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    Full Text Available Non-profit organisations (NGO�s play an important role in helping satisfy society�s many needs. Churches, for example, are called upon to address critical challenges facing the South African society such as discrepancies in life chances, unemployment and corruption. It largely depends on the management skills of leaders of such organisations to succeed in their endeavour to meet community needs. In order to improve these skills, this study sought to redefine the initial training of student pastors, including their management training, at the colleges of the International Assemblies of God Church (IAG. A qualitative research approach was followed. Two focus group interviews and seven individual interviews were conducted. Interviews included members of the national and provincial executive committees of the IAG, serving pastors, directors of training colleges, pastor trainees in their final year of study, and a newly graduated student. The findings of the study support the importance of formal management training for pastors before being employed in the service of the IAG. This Church has moved away from accepting ministers for service based on their faith and profession of a call to ministry only. The investigation revealed shortcomings in the initial training programmes of pastors; for example, the emphasis on theological courses at the expense of courses that are responsive to community needs and management training issues. Leaders with the competency to respond to community needs are required. The implementation of a transformational management framework, which includes community responsive courses, is recommended as a way to effectively train church leaders.Intradisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications: Although this article is written within the framework of Educational Management, it touches on other fields like Practical Theology and Curriculum Development. It reflects on the perceived need to include management training in

  4. Pastoral care and religious support as a part of treatment of religious patient with the severe form of osteoarthritis

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    Đurović Aleksandar

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    Full Text Available Introduction. Religious needs of patients are consistently being neglected in the clinical medicine. Pastoral care is a religious support which a religious patient receives from priests, chaplains, imams, rabbis or other religious authorities. Religious support, in terms of clinical medicine, is a spiritual support which religious patients obtain from religious and trained medical workers. The aim of this report was to present the effects of pastoral care and religious support in hospital treatment of a 73-year-old patient with the severe form of osteoarthritis. Case report. The 73- year-old, highly religious patient with severe form of osteoarthritis was admitted at the Clinic for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Military Medical Academy in Belgrade, due to heterogeneous problems in the activities of daily living. The patient walked with difficulty using a stick, suffered pain, and was anxious and depressive. In order to objectively demonstrate effects of both pastoral care and religious support in this patient we performed multiple treatment with reversal design, in which the basic treatment consisting of hospital care, pharmacotherapy and physical therapy (the treatment A was alternatively changed with the treatment that included combination of the basic treatment and religious support provided by religious physiatrist and physiotherapist (the treatment B or combination of the basic treatment and pastoral care provided by military priest (the treatment C. The treatment A was applied three times and lasted two weeks, every time. Treatments B and C were applied once and lasted three weeks, each. The order of the treatments was: A→B→A→C→A. During the whole treatment period the patient’s condition was assessed by several measuring scale: the level of depression by The Hamilton Rang Scale for Depression and The Zung Self Rating Depression Scale; the level of anxiety by The Zung Self Rating Anxiety Scale; the functional capability of

  5. Pastoral care to or with sex-starved pregnant women in an African context

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    Magezi E. Baloyi

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    Full Text Available The aim of this article is to highlight some African women’s problematic sex life, even in their married lives, as a result of prescribed and lengthy periods of abstinence from sex – especially during pregnancy. Literature studies, especially on Yoruba sexual practices, showed that forced abstinence from sexual activity during pregnancy is rife and that many women seem content with the situation, probably as a result of their internalisation of patriarchal beliefs and values, prescribed as a means of socialisation. This phenomenon of abstinence from sexual intercourse during pregnancy by the women in some African societies is the focus of the study. The article examined the following: views of sex amongst Black African people, medical views of sex and views of sex in Christian tradition. Also examined at length was the phenomenon of abstinence from sex in an African context. The findings led to a critical evaluation of the phenomenon and a search for pastoral guidelines that could facilitate transformation, intimacy and committed sexual life in African families.

  6. Is it possible to bring together pastoral youth service with the academic learning process?

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    Pedro Soto

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    Full Text Available Is it possible a dialogue between the dynamics of youth ministry and academic learning process. As animated by the adult personnel of the school helps to guarantee a correct initiation or pedagogy of the proper imprint in the academic world for the evangelizer, and involves students in the work of evangelization whereby they connect the four pillars of education treated in the Delors Report with the three levels of evangelization under the guidance of the Church. Youth ministry, which is an organized action of the Church, is carried out by young men and women who involve themselves with Jesus Christ and his message and become protagonists of a civilization of fraternity, thus fulfilling the mandate of Jesus: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature (Mk. 16, 15. When the school moves thus, it is to say that it becomes a school of “pastoral importance”; one that, despite difficulties encountered from the various points of view, employs stragies for inserting the seeds of the Gospel into different scholastic environments, which often results in high academic learning and at the same time a robust living of the values of the Gospel.

  7. Understanding the role of local management in vegetation recovery around pastoral settlements in northern Kenya.

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    Roba, Hassan G; Oba, Gufu

    2013-04-01

    The recent greening of the Sahel region and increase in vegetation cover around pastoral settlements previously described as "man-made deserts", have raised important questions on the permanency of land degradation associated with the over-exploitation of woody plants. Evidence presented is mostly on increased wetness, while management by local communities has received limited attention. This study evaluated changes in woody vegetation cover around the settlements of Kargi and Korr in northern Kenya, using satellite imagery (1986/2000), ecological ground surveys and interviews with local elders, in order to understand long-term changes in vegetation cover and the role of local community in vegetation dynamics. At both settlements, there were increments in vegetation cover and reduction in the extent of bare ground between 1986 and 2000. At Kargi settlement, there were more tree seedlings in the centre of settlement than further away. Mature tree class was more abundant in the centre of Korr than outside the settlement. The success of the regeneration and recovery of tree cover was attributed to the actions of vegetation management initiative including stringent measures by the local Environmental Management Committees. This study provides good evidence that local partnership is important for sustainable management of resources especially in rural areas where the effectiveness of government initiative is lacking.

  8. The Pastoral aspects of the inspiration, the Divine revelation and the truth in the Bible

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    Roman Bogacz

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available The article is focused on the document published in 2014 by the Pontifical Biblical Commission and called: The Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture. The Word that comes from God and speaks of God for the salvation of the world. The purpose of publishing was to reach the priests, the people studying the Bible as well as the laity. By the discovering the biblical truth everybody can understand better oneself, the creation and God. Everybody can concisely grow in one’s faith. According to the document, the Divine inspiration is revealed to us when we read the Holy Scriptures. On the pages of Bible we can meet God himself. The message shared with us in the Bible explains the truth about God, about a man, our salvation and about a world. Even though it has some elements of the science or history, it is not a source of the science knowledge or chronicle of the historic facts. Besides we always have to include the genre and style of the ancient authors. This document can have amazing impact on the pastoral work, helping people to get interested in the Bible and to find the answers for many questions they have about it.

  9. Land use influences arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the farming-pastoral ecotone of northern China.

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    Xiang, Dan; Verbruggen, Erik; Hu, Yajun; Veresoglou, Stavros D; Rillig, Matthias C; Zhou, Wenping; Xu, Tianle; Li, Huan; Hao, Zhipeng; Chen, Yongliang; Chen, Baodong

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    We performed a landscape-scale investigation to compare the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal (AMF) communities between grasslands and farmlands in the farming-pastoral ecotone of northern China. AMF richness and community composition were examined with 454 pyrosequencing. Structural equation modelling (SEM) and multivariate analyses were applied to disentangle the direct and indirect effects (mediated by multiple environmental factors) of land use on AMF. Land use conversion from grassland to farmland significantly reduced AMF richness and extraradical hyphal length density, and these land use types also differed significantly in AMF community composition. SEM showed that the effects of land use on AMF richness and hyphal length density in soil were primarily mediated by available phosphorus and soil structural quality. Soil texture was the strongest predictor of AMF community composition. Soil carbon, nitrogen and soil pH were also significantly correlated with AMF community composition, indicating that these abiotic variables could be responsible for some of the community composition differences among sites. Our study shows that land use has a partly predictable effect on AMF communities across this ecologically relevant area of China, and indicates that high soil phosphorus concentrations and poor soil structure are particularly detrimental to AMF in this fragile ecosystem. © 2014 The Author. New Phytologist © 2014 New Phytologist Trust.

  10. Sidama Agro-Pastoralism and Ethnobiological Classification of its Primary Plant, Enset (Ensete ventricosum

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    Marsha B. Quinlan

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    Full Text Available Enset is an essential plant for the Ethiopian Sidama system of agropastoralism. Sidama agropastoralism and the folk taxonomy of enset is presented here in ethnographic context. One of several societies of Ethiopia’s enset complex, the highland Sidama are among the most wholly reliant on enset and maintain more enset varieties in their gardens than other groups. Sidama agro-pastoral systems revolve around human-enset-cattle interaction: Sidama eat low-protein parts of enset; cattle eat high-protein parts of enset; Sidama get protein from dairy; Sidama fertilize enset with cattle manure. In the Sidama language, enset offers an example of Hunn’s generic elevation within the framework of Berlinian perceptual-taxonomic theory. Weesho (enset may serve both as a folk generic taxon and a life-form taxon depending on the frame of reference. Such expansion allows for an intermediate taxa translating to “male” or “female” ensets, followed by generic and specific taxa for kinds or “breeds” of enset. Generic elevation offers descriptive magnification of nomenclature for enset, a most salient species among Sidama people.

  11. Trapping or tethering stones (TS: A multifunctional device in the Pastoral Neolithic of the Sahara.

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    Marina Gallinaro

    Full Text Available The Pierres de Ben Barour, also known as trapping or tethering stones (TS, are stone artefacts with notches or grooves usually interpreted as hunting devices on the basis of rock art engravings. Though their presence is a peculiar feature of desert landscapes from the Sahara to the Arabian Peninsula, we know little about their age, context and function. Here we present a new approach to the study of these artefacts based on a large dataset (837 items recorded in the Messak plateau (SW Libya. A statistically-based geoarchaeological survey carried out between 2007 and 2011 in Libya, alongside landscape and intra-site analyses of specific archaeological features (such as rock art, settlement and ceremonial contexts, reveal that these artefacts were used for a prolonged period, probably from the early Holocene. This was followed by a multifunctional use of these devices, particularly during the Pastoral Neolithic phase (ca. 6400-3000 cal BC, with the highest concentrations being found near ceremonial contexts related to cattle burials.

  12. Teachers’ Pastoral Role in Response to the Needs of Orphaned Learners

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    Teresa Auma Ogina

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    Full Text Available This article discusses a study that explored the way teachers perceive and describe their roles in responding to the needs of orphaned learners. The participants in the study comprised three secondary and two primary school teachers. The data on the teachers’ experiences were collected through semi-structured interviews, and the findings revealed that, although some of the teachers attempted to fulfill some of the orphaned learners’ needs, most were unable to cope with the combined roles of teaching and learning and care giving. The study identified a lack of material, social, and emotional support for grieving learners. The findings indicate that there is a need for teacher development in terms of preparing teachers to provide pastoral care for orphaned learners. For the teachers’ efforts to be more fruitful, there is also an urgent need for supportive school leadership. In addition, the study highlights the need for counsellors and social workers to be appointed to work in collaboration with the teachers in providing for the needs of the learners.

  13. Understanding God images and God concepts: Towards a pastoral hermeneutics of the God attachment experience

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    Victor Counted

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The author looks at the God image experience as an attachment relationship experience with God. Hence, arguing that the God image experience is borne originally out of a parent�child attachment contagion, in such a way that God is often represented in either secure or insecure attachment patterns. The article points out that insecure God images often develop head-to-head with God concepts in a believer�s emotional experience of God. On the other hand, the author describes God concepts as indicators of a religious faith and metaphorical standards for regulating insecure attachment patterns. The goals of this article, however, is to highlight the relationship between God images and God concepts, and to provide a hermeneutical process for interpreting and surviving the God image experience.Intradisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications: Given that most scholars within the discipline of Practical Theology discuss the subject of God images from cultural and theological perspectives, this article has discussed God images from an attachment perspective, which is a popular framework in psychology of religion. This is rare. The study is therefore interdisciplinary in this regards. The article further helps the reader to understand the intrapsychic process of the God image experience, and thus provides us with hermeneutical answers for dealing with the God image experience from methodologies grounded in Practical Theology and pastoral care.

  14. MEDELLÍN: FERTILE SEEDS OF PASTORAL CONVERSION IN THE UNITED STATES

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    Allan Figueroa Deck

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    RESUMO: Este artigo investiga a forma pela qual tanto o evento como o documento de Medellín tiveram papel significativo na evolução dos ministérios pastorais e sociais da população de origem latino-americana dos Estados Unidos nos últimos cinquenta anos. A recepção de Medellín nos Estados Unidos, dentro do contexto mais amplo que se seguiu ao Concílio Vaticano II, foi ampla e profunda, e é aqui delineada em seus muitos desdobramentos. Naquelas comunidades de origem latino-americana, na forma de organizações comunitárias de base conforme a tra­dição de Saul Alinsky, os ministérios sociais de cunho confessional foram influen­ciados pela opção pelos pobres e pela pastoral de conjunto lançadas por Medellín. Vários outros exemplos do impacto causado por Medellín são aqui situados no seu contexto histórico mais amplo da última metade de século, período no qual a população de origem latino-americana despontou como majoritária entre todos os católicos norte-americanos na faixa etária até 35 anos.

  15. Reasserting the commons: Pastoral contestations of private and state lands in East Africa

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    John G. Galaty

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    Full Text Available The theory that land holding is inexorably evolving from common to private or state tenure is challenged by facts on the ground that this paper will examine. ‘Tenure’ is interpreted both in terms of formal law and informal practices. While the association between privatization and land fragmentation is clear, property theory has influenced privatization so the process cannot be used to validate the evolutionary model of transitions from open access to common property to private property. Although in many settings common and state property has given way to privatization, in other cases private or state property has reverted to common holdings. A dynamic tenure model would demonstrate the conditions under which tenure transitions occur between common, private and state property, as the balance between transaction and exclusion costs shifts, or when the boundaries of tenure forms weaken to allow open access to occur. Examining three scenes of tenure transitions involving Kenyan pastoralists (Laikipia County, the Rift Valley, Narok County and Kajiado County, this paper examines cases in which transaction and exclusion dynamics – which are metaphors for the institutional effects of social and territorial relations- lead to changing land-use practices and tenure transitions. In semi-arid pastoral regions, we find more fluid systems of tenure than the inexorable spread of privatization through formalized land rights and increasing land fragmentation would have suggested should occur in the 21st century.

  16. Economic assessment of the performance of trypanotolerant cattle breeds in a pastoral production system in Kenya

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    M.W. Maichomo

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    Full Text Available Cattle are the major source of food security and income for pastoral farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. However, infectious and parasitic diseases remain a major constraint to improved cattle productivity in the region. The use of animal health economics to support decision-making on cost-effective disease control options is increasingly becoming important in the developing world. Trypano-tolerant indigenous Orma / zebu cattle in a trypanosomosis-endemic area of Kenya were evaluated for economic performance using gross-margin analysis and partial-farm budgeting. Orma / zebu and Sahiwal / zebu cross-bred cattle were exposed to similar husbandry practices and monitored for growth rate, incidence of common infections (trypanosomosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, East Coast Fever and helminthosis and the cost of treatment assessed. Interview questionnaires were also used to assess the preference rating of the 2 breeds. Results indicated that incidence of infection was trypanosomosis 3 %, anaplasmosis 58 %, babesiosis 11 %, East Coast Fever 22 % and helminthosis 28 %, with no significant difference between breeds. The Orma / zebu and Sahiwal / zebu breeds had comparable economic benefits, hence a pastoralist in Magadi division is likely to get similar returns from both breeds. This study therefore recommends adoption of not only the Sahiwal / zebu but also the Orma / zebu breed for cattle improvement in trypanosomosis endemic areas and conservation of indigenous genetic resources.

  17. Challenges and Alternatives to Sustainable Management of Agriculture and Pastoral Ecosystems in Asian Drylands

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    Qi, J.

    2015-12-01

    There is no question that human must produce additional 70% food to feed the new 2.2 billion of people on the planet by 2050, but the question is where to grow the additional food. The demand for the additional food lies not only in producing the basic resources needed to sustain a healthy lifestyle, but also from a changing diet, especially in rapidly developing countries in the dryland regions around the world. It is forecast that this demand for meat will require an additional 0.2 billion tons per year by 2050, which is almost a doubling of present meat consumption. These new demands create mounting pressures on agriculture and pastoral ecosystems and the reported trajectory of warmer and drier climate in the future increases uncertainties in food security, adding further stresses to the already stressed nations in the Asian dryland belt. Different approaches are being either proposed or practiced in the region but the question is whether or not the current practices are sustainable or optimal in addressing the emerging issues. Given the complexity and interplay among the food, water and energy, what are alternatives to ensure a sustainable trajectory of regional development to meet the new food demand? This presentation reviews existing practices and proposes alternative solutions, by specifically examining the trade-offs between different ecosystem services that drylands in Asian may provide. Preliminary analysis suggested that the current trajectory of meat and milk production is likely not on a sustainable pathway.

  18. Modelling global change impacts on soil carbon contents of agro-silvo-pastoral Mediterranean systems

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    Lozano-García, Beatriz; Muñoz-Rojas, Miriam; Parras-Alcántara, Luis

    2016-04-01

    To assess the impact of climate change on soil organic C (SOC) stocks in agro-silvo-pastoral environments, different models have been applied worldwide at local or regional scales, such as as RothC (Francaviglia et al., 2012) or CENTURY (Alvaro-Fuentes et al., 2012). However, some of these models may require a high number of input parameters or can underestimate the effect of soil depth. CarboSOIL (Muñoz-Rojas et al., 2013) is an empirical model based on regression techniques and developed to predict SOC contents at standard soil depths (0-25, 25-50 and 50-75 cm) under a range of climate and/or land use change scenarios. CarboSOIL has been successfully applied in different Mediterranean areas ,e.g. Southern Spain (Muñoz-Rojas et al., 2013; Abd-Elmabod et al., 2014), Northern Egypt (Muñoz-Rojas et al., 2014) and Italy (Muñoz-Rojas et al., 2015). In this study, CarboSOIL was applied in the Cardeña and Montoro mountain range Natural Park. This area covers 385 km2 and is located within Sierra Morena (Córdoba, South Spain) and has a semiarid Mediterranean climate. It is characterized by agro-silvo-pastoral systems. The Mediterranean evergreen oak woodland (MEOW-dehesa) is savanna-like open woodland ecosystem characterized by silvopastoral uses, being an ancient human modified Mediterranean landscape (Corral-Fernández et al., 2013; Lozano-García and Parras-Alcántara 2013). The most representative soils in the Cardeña and Montoro mountain range Natural Park are Cambisols, Regosols, Leptosols and Fluvisols. These soils are characterized by low fertility, poor physical conditions and marginal capacity for agricultural use, together with low organic matter (OM) content due to climate conditions (semiarid Mediterranean climate) and soil texture (sandy). The model was applied at different soil depths: 0-25, 25-50 and 50-75 cm (Parras-Alcántara et al., 2015) considering land use and climate changes scenarios based on available global climate models (IPPC, 2007). A

  19. How did Humans Adapt in the Eastern Farming-pastoral zone during the Medieval Warm Period?

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    Jia, X.

    2017-12-01

    With its extremely warm climate, the "medieval warm period" is considered analogous to the climate change humans are likely to face due to future global warming. Thus, the ability of humans to adapt to an extremely warm climate during the medieval period in Eurasia's farming-pastoral zone has attracted some attention. The warmth of the climate during this period (900-1300 BC) is demonstrated by evidence of bamboo in charcoal remains and phytoliths found in the settlement sites and tomb murals of the Western Liao river basin in Northeast China. This warmth probably promoted agricultural diversification, as the presence of foxtail millet, broomcorn millet, wheat, barley, soybean, hemp, and buckwheat in this region can be seen in plant seeds and phytoliths found in archaeological sites. The bones of deer and birds also provide evidence of hunting, and the practice of animal husbandry is indicated in pig, dog, cattle, ovicaprid, horse and camel bones. Diversity in food structures is also shown in stable isotopes from human and animal bones. Competence in animal husbandry and hunting, and the availability of stable food resources may have contributed to the rise of the Liao people in military prowess and power, and promoted the expansion of Khitan-Liao culture.

  20. La epistemología del poder en el management clásico/racionalista

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    Edgar Varela Barrios

    Full Text Available Resumen Este texto analiza los fundamentos epistemológicos del poder en el management clásico-racionalista, los describe con base en planteamientos de varios de sus principales exponentes-Barnard, Simon, Drucker, Crozier y Mintzberg- y, además, pone de relieve las racionalidades y los valores que sustentan este management, sobre todo, teniendo en cuenta que las reflexiones sobre el poder en relación con objetivos organizacionales han sido poco elaboradas por los teóricos del management, especialmente los norteamericanos. Para ello, se realiza la revisión de la corriente filosófica del vitalismo, cuyo pensador más influyente ha sido Vilfredo Pareto. El análisis sobre la racionalidad instrumental como base epistemológica del management estratégico permite mostrar cómo se establecen las interacciones entre lo humano y lo no humano y la presencia del arte, la técnica y la ciencia, incluyendo, en su etapa posterior, la cibernética social en términos de la oscilación equilibrio/desequilibrio social y organizacional. De esta manera, se observa que el discurso managerial supone unas formas de racionalidad humana y por ello construye sistemas de saberes que son transversales en una lógica técnico-instrumental. Más que el cuestionarse por las agudas asimetrías del poder organizacional, el management se ha encaminado a orientar y capacitar a los gerentes, empresas y organizaciones en el uso de tecnologías de dominación, bajo emblemas de autoridad funcional con apoyo del aparato comunicacional y, en un período reciente, en redes inter y transorganizacionales. Allí reside su fuerza y legitimidad, más que en su fundamentación en un plano explícitamente político.

  1. El poder natural como derecho y el contrato social de racional utilidad en Baruch Spinoza

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    William Roberto Darós

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Se define primeramente la idea de conocimiento y de naturaleza de los que parte Spinoza. Se pasa luego a exponer el sentido de derecho, unido al de poder natural que yace en la filosofía spinoziana. Se analiza luego el origen del pacto social, centrado en la idea de utilidad común descubierta por la razón y vivida en la razón, ante el temor, y contra el interés particular de las pasiones individuales. Se deducen luego las formas de gobierno, sus características y ventajas. Se exponen las características de las personas en el ejercicio del poder político y la condición humana. En consecuencia, se reflexiona sobre el poder del Estado y la debilidad del individuo. Se deriva luego la reflexión sobre la concepción de la educación para un mejor Estado y un mejor ciudadano. En ese contexto, se analizan los derechos individuales y los derechos civiles. Finalmente se hace una crítica a la concepción spinoziana que centra la idea de pacto en la idea de utilidad y no en la justicia y en la persona sede del derecho, sin la cual ninguna sociedad puede respetar las características del ser humano. La utilidad es aceptable solo si sigue a la justicia, no si se antepone a ella.

  2. Aprendiendo sobre el poder y la ciudadanía en un mundo virtual

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    David Buckingham

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available En este trabajo se presenta una investigación orientada a analizar cómo se desarrollan las relaciones de poder dentro de un mundo virtual dirigido al público infantil y adolescente (Habbo Hotel. Se pretendía llegar a comprender cómo estaba la compañía propietaria de ese espacio moderando, y por lo tanto ejerciendo su poder, a través de los diferentes actores encargados de tomar decisiones sobre el comportamiento de los usuarios dentro del mundo virtual. Al mismo tiempo, se profundizó en el tipo de lecciones que aprenden los usuarios sobre el ejercicio de la ciudadanía, derivadas de las normas de comportamiento impuestas por la compañía. Para comprender qué estaban aprendiendo los menores sobre el ejercicio del poder y sobre el prototipo de ciudadano modelo dentro del mundo virtual, analizamos los sistemas de reglas que regulan aquello que pueden o no hacer los usuarios y procedimos al análisis del contenido de espacios en los que los usuarios hablaban sobre los motivos por los que la compañía los había expulsado de «Habbo Hotel». Los resultados de este trabajo ponen de manifiesto que la aplicación del sistema de reglas por parte de la compañía hace que la experiencia dentro del mundo virtual no sea siempre lúdica, democrática, creativa, participativa o plenamente satisfactoria. Esto pone en entredicho algunos de los principales argumentos esgrimidos por diferentes autores en defensa de estos nuevos medios de comunicación.

  3. Mujer y poder político. La desigualdad como norma

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    Salvador Ferrón Sánchez

    2006-02-01

    Full Text Available Este estudio pretende poner de manifiesto la situación de desigualdad de la mujer frente al hombre, a la luz de la teoría del patriarcado que explica la constricción estructural sobre la mujer en la organización familiar, y social, y la manera en que se entienden e interpretan las relaciones sociales a la luz de la teoría de las representaciones de género. Acotamos al contexto español de las últimas décadas, aun cuando se haga alguna incursión en datos a otros niveles (Cataluña y comarca del Garraf que nos ubiquen en la dimensión del problema, y en segundo término acotaremos a uno de los aspectos en los que se pone de manifiesto esta desigualdad: el desigual acceso a cotas de poder político de hombres y mujeres. Realizaremos, así, un análisis comparativo en el tiempo y en el espacio de la situación de la mujer española respecto de las relaciones de poder en la política y de cómo se reparte desigualmente la presencia de hombres y de mujeres en los puestos decisionales relacionados con la esfera pública, con el poder político e institucional y con la “calidad” de la presencia de la mujer en las organizaciones.

  4. Sine Fine: Dios, los Habsburgo y el traspaso de las insignias de poder en el Quinientos

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    Mínguez, Víctor

    2014-01-01

    Partiendo del estudio de una pintura flamenca de Ambrosius Francken, Allegorie auf die Kaiserkrönung Ferdinands II. am 9. September 1619 (Deutsches Historisches Museum de Berlín), se analiza en esta investigación la construcción iconográfica de la entrega divina de las insignias del poder a los emperadores o reyes de la Casa de Habsburgo, a través de diversos grabados y pinturas. Estas imágenes configuran un discurso visual y retórico que pretendía justificar públicamente la...

  5. Lo práctico y lo formal. Arquetipos masculino/femenino de poder

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    García de León Álvarez, María Antonia

    2008-01-01

    La autora efectúa una síntesis de sus numerosas investigaciones sobre las élites femeninas españolas en los más diversos campos (académico, científico, político, periodístico, etc.) y su relación con el poder. Reconduce sus observaciones a dos arquetipos, al modo de dicotomías «levistrausianas»: lo práctico y formal, siendo el primero ejemplificado en la universal figura literaria quijotesca que la autora denomina «sanchas». Sobre dicha dualidad, la autora realiza un esfuerzo de interpretació...

  6. Comunicación no verbal en el liderazgo : el mensaje silencioso del poder

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    Blanco Espiñeira, Antía

    2013-01-01

    Traballo Fin de Grao en Psicoloxía. Curso 2012-2013 [ES] Desde Darwin (1872) y su obra “La expresión de las emociones en hombres y animales”, han sido muchos los investigadores de ámbitos muy dispares que han desarrollado diferentes metodologías para medir y analizar la comunicación no verbal. En este trabajo, se exploran los resultados de investigaciones que han caracterizado el comportamiento no verbal como indicador de poder, que han descrito o clasificado el comportamiento ...

  7. El poder militar chino: el dragón alza el vuelo

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    Ignacio García Sánchez

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available China es un actor geopolítico de talla universal. Sus dimensiones geopolíticas –físicas, económicas, humanas, sociopolíticas y militares– son abrumadoras. Pero, quizás, lo que impresiona y en cierta manera preocupa más es su impenetrabilidad. Referido al arte de la guerra se manifiesta de forma clara en utilizar la “decepción” como su principal estratagema –uno de sus principios básicos enunciados por Sun Tzu–. No se busca, por lo tanto, el enfrentamiento de las capacidades militares, sino la pugna entre las maestrías intelectuales. Así, el poder militar chino, tradicionalmente postergado por el poder imperial, no fue capaz de resistir el encuentro con el industrializado occidente que lo sojuzga durante el llamado “siglo infame de humillación”. Y no ha sido sino a través de dos de las más cruentas guerras de la historia de la humanidad y de la revolución comunista como el dragón herido ha vuelto a recuperar el control de su propio destino. A lomos de su Ejército Popular de Liberación, campesino e iletrado, vuelve a sus orígenes para consolidar esa única e imperecedera Civilización-Estado. Un ejército del pueblo y para el pueblo que, como brazo armado del Partido Comunista Chino, sólo mira hacia el interior de su gran muralla; conocedor del poder del resto de dimensiones geopolíticas; y que sólo empieza a alzar la vista y emprender el vuelo de la mano del milagro económico de las últimas décadas. Un poder militar orgulloso y capaz, que quiere protagonizar, junto con su sociedad, esta vez sí, “el sueño de China, el sueño del pueblo”, del “desarrollo pacífico”.

  8. Evidencia empírica de poder de mercado en industrias minoristas de gas natural vehicular.

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    García, John J.; Montenegro, Carlos Mauricio; Velásquez, Ermilson

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    La alta concentración del mercado minorista de Gas Natural Vehicular -GNV en Colombia permite el ejercicio de poder de mercado. El mecanismo de fijación de precio de venta en las Estaciones de Servicio –EDS’s se asemeja al de un modelo teórico oligopólico de Franja Cuasi-Competitiva, en el cual se identifica una empresa líder en el mercado y otras seguidoras, tomadoras de precio. Mediante el índice Herfindahl-Hirschman (HHI) se encontró alto nivel de concentración en la industria y por medio ...

  9. Poder, autoridad y desautorización en el teatro de Calderón

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    Arellano, Ignacio

    2011-01-01

    Las comedias que exploran el tema del poder y la autoridad, con sus anejas constelaciones de motivos (la privanza, el modelo de rey, el tiranicidio, la voltaria fortuna o la libertad frente al sometimiento) abundan en el Siglo de Oro, y constituyen en Calderón un territorio amplio y complejo que despliega una problemática llena de matices. Su amplitud de enfoques y perspectivas permite a Calderón una variedad extraordinaria de conflictos y soluciones, manteniendo siempre la car...

  10. La estructura del poder en la "Mémoires" de Saint-Simon

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    Robles Vázquez, Carmen

    2004-01-01

    Análisis de las diferentes formas en que Saint-Simon presenta en sus Memorias el poder, y de qué manera se manifiesta éste en sus aspectos económicos, políticos, religiosos, familiares y sociales, tanto durante los últimos años del reinado de Luis XIV como durante la regencia de Felipe de Orleáns en una sociedad teocrática y absolutista, fuertemente jerarquizada, característica del Antiguo Régimen.

  11. El poder como genealogía de la identidad de género

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    Eva María Lucumí Moreno

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo comunica de los resultados del trabajo investigativo de las autoras para su maestría. El escrito hace una aproximación a los postulados sobre poder y sujeto en Michel Foucault y género, sexo y subjetividad en Judith Butler. Finalmente, los lectores encontrarán una propuesta de comprensión del proceso de subjetivación generizada desde la teoría de los dos autores post estructuralistas.

  12. "Poder Ciudadano" e tutela dell'Etica Pubblica nella Costituzione Venezuelana del 1999

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    Claudia Esposito

    2011-01-01

    El objetivo de esta investigación es analizar los temas desarrolados sobre el papel de la Ética Pública en una democracia moderna. En primer lugar se analiza la introducción del Poder Ciudadano y en particular del Defensor del Pueblo en la Constitución Venezolana de 1999, como medio no jurisdicional de tutela de los derechos humanos. El método adoptado es de tipo documental. En las conclusiones se resalta la importancia de la Ética publica como medio de participación de los ciudadanos al gobi...

  13. Enrique Krauze: Redentores. Ideas y poder en América Latina

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    Santiváñez Vivanco, Martín

    2012-01-01

    Enrique Krauze es, sin duda alguna, el gran historiador liberal latino de las últimas décadas. Su prestigio como intelectual se ha ido incrementando y, por tanto, las obras de este discípulo de Octavio Paz ejercen un influjo importante en la discusión de las ideas latinoamericanas. Krauze es consciente de ello y por eso, tras El poder y el delirio, una pieza en la que disecciona los resortes del populismo de Hugo Chávez, avanza un paso más con Redentores, volumen en el que nos presenta las se...

  14. As políticas públicas ante o Poder Judiciário

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    2015-01-01

    [ES]Este artículo analiza los parámetros de actuación del Poder Judicial en el examen de políticas públicas procedentes de principios constitucionales programáticos. Se busca establecer la visión de que la anterior situación de inmunidad “discrecional” del administrador público ahora tiende a ceder ante un nuevo parecer respecto a la legalidad administrativa e de las políticas públicas, las cuales buscan hacer efectivos en la práctica social los derechos difusos, previstos en la Constitución ...

  15. Movimiento Campesino Revolucionario y Consejos Comunales Campesinos de base. Una experiencia de Poder Popular en Chile

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    Cárcamo Hernández, Ovidio

    2016-01-01

    Resumen: Salvador Allende llegó al poder el 4 noviembre de 1970 e Inauguró una serle de reformas estructurales en la economía y sociedad chilenas. En ese marco, la profundización de la Reforma Agraria, que comenzó en 1962, fue central para el nuevo gobierno que el 21 de diciembre de 1970 dictó el decreto 481 para crear el Consejo Nacional Campesino, encargado de canalizar las demandas de ese sector. En paralelo, el Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionarla, Inspirado en la Revolución cubana, bus...

  16. Constitución pastoral Gozo y Esperanza: memoria y profecía ((Pastoral Constitution, Joy and Hope: Memory and Prophecy - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2011v9n24p1301

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    Alberto Parra

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available ResumenEl artículo dirige su atención a la dimensión pastoral del Vaticano II, comprendida como una relación de ida y vuelta entre Iglesia y sociedad. Corroborando esta perspectiva el texto construye una memoria del Concilio, partiendo de algunas charlas de los Papas Juan XXIII y Pablo VI, así como de diversos pasajes de la Constitución Pastoral Gaudium et Spes. El foco insiste en la reciprocidad implicativa del orden secular y del orden de la gracia; rompe con las dicotomías; afirma el ministerio teológico como lectura creyente del devenir histórico. También destaca las exigencias  de la Iglesia para acatar valores “modernos”, como la libertad de consciencia de los fieles, la pluralidad de opiniones y la autonomía de la investigación científica incluso en el ámbito religioso. En un segundo momento, contraponiéndose a una crítica ingenua de la modernidad, dirige su reflexión a la perspectiva profética de la Gaudium et Spes que preconizó la urgencia –para la Iglesia y para la sociedad- de romper con las normativas totalizadoras y hegemónicas para abrirse a las relaciones plurales.Palabras clave: Iglesia. Vaticano II. Gaudium et Spes AbstractThis article focuses on the pastoral dimension of Vatican II, understood as a two-way relationship between Church and society. In support of this view, the text builds a memory of the council from the understanding of some speeches of Pope John XXIII and Paul VI and  also analyzes some passages of the Pastoral Constitution ´Gaudium et Spes`. The reflection emphasizes the reciprocity of the secular order and the order of grace, breaking with all dichotomies and thus reaffirming the theological task as an understanding of historical events. The article also emphasizes the requirements of the Church to accept "modern" values such as freedom of conscience of their followers, the plurality of opinions, the autonomy of scientific research, even in the religious sphere. Secondly, in

  17. Relaciones suelo-planta-herbívoro en un sistema pastoral de montaña

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    Alonso, I.

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    Full Text Available The soil characteristics of six communities with pastoral interest in León mountain (Spain and the Ca, Cu, Fe, Mg, N, K and Na contents of soils and vegetation were analysed in relation with the nutritional characteristics of herbivores' diet. The communities were named after the most representative species: Nardus stricta, Bromus erectus. Genista florida. Erica australis. Genista occidentalis and Calluna vulgaris. Soils showed in general good conditions for vegetal growth. There were no relationships between soil and plants mineral contents. Ca and Cu were deficient in some moments during the stay of the animals in the mountain. Mineral concentrations in vegetation communities varied seasonally due to maturity processes and physiological changes in plants, depending on the kind of plant and the microenvironment where they grew.

    [es] Se analizaron las características edáficas de seis comunidades de interés pastoral.en la montaña de León denominadas en función de la especie más representativa (Nardus stricta, Bromus erectus, Genista florida. Erica australis, Genista occidentalis, Calluna vulgaris, así como las concentraciones minerales de Ca, Cu, Fe, Mg, N, Ky Na en suelos y pastos por su influencia sobre las características nutritivas de la dieta de los herbívoros. Según los resultados obtenidos, los suelos presentaron en general unas buenas condiciones para el desarrollo vegetal. No se apreció ninguna relación entre la concentración de minerales en suelos y plantas. Las cantidades de Ca y Cu presentes en la vegetación fueron insuficientes para el mantenimiento de los herbívoros domésticos al menos durante parte de su estancia en el puerto. Las concentraciones minerales en la vegetación sufrieron variaciones estacionales debido a procesos de madurez y cambios fisiológicos, en mayor o menor medida según el tipo de planta y el ambiente en que se encuentre. [de] Die Bodeneigenschaften von sechs

  18. ¿Nuevos mandarines o nuevo proletariado?. Poder profesional en el trabajo

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    CHARLES DERBER

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    Full Text Available Este artículo sostiene que están emergiendo en los Estados Unidos nuevas relaciones de producción, basadas en el poder de la clase profesional, así como en el poder de la clase capitalista. Basándose en un amplio estudio de corporaciones americanas, administraciones públicas, universidades y practicas profesionales, los autores sostienen que los profesionales han creado jerarquías "logocráticas" (o basadas en el conocimiento, que se entremezclan con los sistemas de mando capitalistas formales, para crear un sistema más complejo de autoridad capitalista. Los autores describen las firmas de abogados y las consultas médicas de grupo como modelos de empresa logocrática (la "logofirma" bajo control y propiedad de los profesionales. También muestran como los profesionales han introducido "logofirmas internas" dentro de las corporaciones (convirtiéndolas en asociados subalternos de sus empresarios. Mientras los profesionales están sujetos a su propia forma de proletarizacion, la logofirma interna les protege de la proletarizacion industrial a gran escala, subordinando los trabajadores no cualificados a los profesionales, así como a la dirección, y confiriendo a los profesionales una autoridad sustancial aunque limitada. Los autores deducen que los profesionales son una clase subdominante de empleados privilegiados con intereses antagónicos a los de los empresarios y a los de los trabajadores.

  19. A Disputa pelo sentido: o jogo de poder na Comunicação Organizacional

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    Márcia Maria Garçon

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho adotou como aporte teórico, os clássicos de Blumer (1980, Bakhtin (1995, Foucalt (1996 e Galbraith (1986 e os estudos contemporâneos da Comunicação Organizacional pautados no paradigma da produção de sentido (OLIVEIRA; PAULA, 2008 e da gestão sistêmica (YANAZE, 2011 com o objetivo de identificar as relações de poder e luta pelo sentido do projeto social Comunidade Educativa, promovido pela Fundação Bunge na E.E. Henrique Dumont Villares, na capital paulista. Foram realizadas entrevistas qualitativas, em profundidade, com os representantes da Fundação e da Escola e suas narrativas, classificadas em categorias léxico-semânticas de semelhança, complementaridade, diversidade e divergência, sendo posteriormente confrontadas, a fim de identificar o embate dos sentidos. Os resultados apontaram que os interesses particulares pautaram a luta pelo sentido e o poder, que a princípio esteve de posse da Fundação, migrou para o campo dos professores, sendo o significado construído entre estes sujeitos, o hegemônico nesta interação.

  20. El dispositivo de subjetivación escolar: el poder, el saber, el deseo

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    Mónica Zuleta P

    1995-04-01

    Full Text Available Este ensayo propone una mirada que busca abrir nuevos caminos para el desarrollode investigaciones sobre violencia. Esta mirada está inscrita dentro de un marco orientado por opciones teóricas en las que se describe la manera como los sujetos y los objetos se dan forma en el juego de la relación de líneas de fuerzas referidas al poder, al saber y al deseo, líneas que generan dispositivos de subjetivación. Desde esta perspectiva, no existe un sujeto que ya constituído, voluntariamente pretenda orientar su acción para el logro de determinados fines del objeto, sino, por el contrario, son las fuerzas las que conforman tanto a los sujetos como a los objetos, al originar códigos variables, que dependen de la dirección que imprima la interacción de las fuerzas. La escuela, como espacio en el que confluyen todas las fuerzas en su movimiento constante, constituye subjetividades, atrapadas en dispositivos de poder con propósitos diferentes; pero también posibilita fugas a los códigos. Es en este espacio móvil del código y de la fuga, donde proponemos situar la disposición para la violencia.

  1. EL DISPOSITIVO DE SUBJETIVACION ESCOLAR: EL PODER, EL SABER, EL DESEO

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    Mónica Zuleta P.

    1995-01-01

    Full Text Available Este ensayo propone una mirada que busca abrir nuevos caminos para el desarrollo de investigaciones sobre violencia. Esta mirada está inscrita dentro de un marco orientado por opciones teóricas en las que se describe la manera como los sujetos y los objetos se dan forma en el juego de la relación de líneas de fuerzas referidas al poder, al saber y al deseo, líneas que generan dispositivos de subjetivación. Desde esta perspectiva, no existe un sujeto que ya constituído, voluntariamente pretenda orientar su acción para el logro de determinados fines del objeto, sino, por el contrario, son las fuerzas las que conforman tanto a los sujetos como a los objetos, al originar códigos variables, que dependen de la dirección que imprima la interacción de las fuerzas. La escuela, como espacio en el que confluyen todas las fuerzas en su movimiento constante, constituye subjetividades, atrapadas en dispositivos de poder con propósitos diferentes; pero también posibilita fugas a los códigos. Es en este espacio móvil del código y de la fuga, donde proponemos situar la disposición para la violencia.

  2. PODER Y COMUNICACIÓN: UNA SEGUNDA REVISIÓN CRÍTICA

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    Lázaro Magdiel Bacallao Pino

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TICs suele ser la dimensión más recurrente en los exámenes acerca del nuevo lugar y espesor de lo comunicativo en las sociedades contemporáneas. Sin embargo, una perspectiva únicamente tecnológica de la cuestión, obvia la complejidad de la inserción de la comunicación en el entramado de las relaciones sociales. Tomando como punto de partida un análisis conceptual de las interrelaciones de lo comunicativo con otras esferas de la realidad social –política, económica, cultural y militar-, se realiza una indagación teórica crítica acerca de las múltiples conexiones entre comunicación y relaciones de poder, así como la funcionalidad de una representación social del poder de lo mediático.

  3. Las articulaciones del poder en la literatura mexicana del narcotráfico

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    José Manuel Torres Torres

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available En el artículo, a partir de las ideas de Michel Foucault sobre las relaciones de poder se revisa el modo en que estas se articulan y representan en el narcotráfico mexicano, a través del estudio de las novelas Tiempo de alacranes de Bernardo Fernández y Puesta en escena de Gabriel Trujillo. En ese sentido la propuesta sostiene que las relaciones de poder tienen como base fundamental dos postulados que son: el ejercicio de estrategias y la movilidad.Through the study of Bernardo Fernandezs novel “Tiempo de Alacranes” and Gabriel Trujillo!s “Puesta en escena”, and based on Michel Foucault!s ideas on the relations of power, this study goes though the ways these join together in Mexican narcotraffic. In this sense, the article backs-up the idea that the relations of power are based on two concepts: practice of strategies and mobility.

  4. MECANISMOS UTILIZADOS PARA MONITOREAR EL PODER DE MERCADO EN MERCADOS ELÉCTRICOS: REFLEXIONES PARA COLOMBIA

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    Jesús Alonso Botero

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de este trabajo es analizar la viabilidad de la utilización del índice de oferta residual (IOR en el mercado eléctrico mayorista en Colombia, con el fin de promover la competencia. Esto se hace a partir de la revisión de la literatura relacionada con las experiencias internacionales respecto a los mecanismos para monitorear el poder de mercado y del análisis del Documento 118 de la Comisión de Regulación de Energía y Gas (CREG, 2010. La principal conclusión es que el IOR no es un buen mecanismo de control en mercados hidráulicos, mientras que el desarrollo de los mercados de largo plazo ha sido utilizado con gran éxito para mitigar el riesgo de abuso de poder de mercado, seg°n lo muestra la experiencia internacional.

  5. Masculinidad, sexualidad, poder y violencia: análisis de significados en adolescentes

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    Villaseñor-Farías Martha

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Analizar, en relación con esquemas de masculinidad y poder, significados que en torno a violencia sexual tienen adolescentes escolares de la zona metropolitana de Guadalajara, México. MATERIAL Y MÉTODOS: Estudio cualitativo hecho en la Zona Metropolitana de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, entre 1998 y 2000 con 155 informantes alumnos/as de secundaria y preparatoria; indagación: entrevistas grupofocales (12 grupos, dos sesiones de dos horas; instrumentos: guías, entrevista y observación; registro: notas y audiograbación; análisis: transcripción, categorización, codificación, construcción matricial e interpretación. RESULTADOS: Conceptualización simbólica explicativa: constructivista vs naturalista, postura moral heterónoma y de intercambio inicipiente hacia respeto y derechos humanos. Asociada más con violación. Ellas, víctimas reales y potenciales, ellos violentos por naturaleza o provocación, victimas sólo si: niños, poco hombres u homosexuales. Se analizan motivos, poder, negativa femenina, denuncia, consecuencias, manejo y prevención. CONCLUSIONES: Violencia sexual simbolizada dentro de controversia explicativa y moral. Valores ideológicos de masculinidad legitiman, legal y judicialmente, algo impune. Importante considerar significación social y participación adolescente en investigaciones e intervenciones.

  6. El centro sagrado del poder: París y los funerales de Estado republicanos

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    Avner Ben-Amos

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Una de las formas mediante las cuales la Tercera República francesa legitimó su gobierno fue mediante el uso simbólico del espacio urbano. Utilizando las teorías de Clifford Geertz de la dimensión cultural del poder y de Maurice Halbwachs de la memoria colectiva, este artículo analiza los itinerarios de los principales funerales parisinos de Estado organizados por el régimen para sus héroes políticos, militares y culturales. Las procesiones funerarias usualmente pasaban frente a los lugares principales del poder político del régimen, así como frente a los cuatro principales monumentos sagrados de la nación francesa: el Pantheón, los Invalides, el Arco del Triunfo y la catedral de Notre Dame. Así se conectaba simbólicamente el nuevo régimen republicano al pasado glorioso de Francia, y podía presentarse como continuador de esta tradición.

  7. Hostis ante portas: el poder, la guerra y la figura del enemigo en las relaciones internacionales

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    Valerio d´Angelo

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo me propongo enmarcar la evolución de la figura del enemigo político al interior de la más general evolución del ordenamiento del sistema internacional. La tesis que se afirma es que la detección del enemigo es siempre una construcción discursiva consecuente a las trasformaciones del poder hegemónico y de su manera de conducir una guerra. Ilustraré por lo tanto los cambios históricos que la noción de enemigo ha sufrido, desde Westfalia hasta los modernos programas de contrainsurgencia. Detectaré tres grandes macro-marcos (el mundo Westfaliano, la Guerra Fría, el post-11/S donde un cambio significativo del equilibrio del poder conlleva un cambio en su capacidad de librar una guerra y, de ahí, una distinta identificación de la figura del enemigo.

  8. Genetic Origins of Lactase Persistence and the Spread of Pastoralism in Africa

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    Ranciaro, Alessia; Campbell, Michael C.; Hirbo, Jibril B.; Ko, Wen-Ya; Froment, Alain; Anagnostou, Paolo; Kotze, Maritha J.; Ibrahim, Muntaser; Nyambo, Thomas; Omar, Sabah A.; Tishkoff, Sarah A.

    2014-01-01

    In humans, the ability to digest lactose, the sugar in milk, declines after weaning because of decreasing levels of the enzyme lactase-phlorizin hydrolase, encoded by LCT. However, some individuals maintain high enzyme amounts and are able to digest lactose into adulthood (i.e., they have the lactase-persistence [LP] trait). It is thought that selection has played a major role in maintaining this genetically determined phenotypic trait in different human populations that practice pastoralism. To identify variants associated with the LP trait and to study its evolutionary history in Africa, we sequenced MCM6 introns 9 and 13 and ∼2 kb of the LCT promoter region in 819 individuals from 63 African populations and in 154 non-Africans from nine populations. We also genotyped four microsatellites in an ∼198 kb region in a subset of 252 individuals to reconstruct the origin and spread of LP-associated variants in Africa. Additionally, we examined the association between LP and genetic variability at candidate regulatory regions in 513 individuals from eastern Africa. Our analyses confirmed the association between the LP trait and three common variants in intron 13 (C-14010, G-13907, and G-13915). Furthermore, we identified two additional LP-associated SNPs in intron 13 and the promoter region (G-12962 and T-956, respectively). Using neutrality tests based on the allele frequency spectrum and long-range linkage disequilibrium, we detected strong signatures of recent positive selection in eastern African populations and the Fulani from central Africa. In addition, haplotype analysis supported an eastern African origin of the C-14010 LP-associated mutation in southern Africa. PMID:24630847

  9. Genetic origins of lactase persistence and the spread of pastoralism in Africa.

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    Ranciaro, Alessia; Campbell, Michael C; Hirbo, Jibril B; Ko, Wen-Ya; Froment, Alain; Anagnostou, Paolo; Kotze, Maritha J; Ibrahim, Muntaser; Nyambo, Thomas; Omar, Sabah A; Tishkoff, Sarah A

    2014-04-03

    In humans, the ability to digest lactose, the sugar in milk, declines after weaning because of decreasing levels of the enzyme lactase-phlorizin hydrolase, encoded by LCT. However, some individuals maintain high enzyme amounts and are able to digest lactose into adulthood (i.e., they have the lactase-persistence [LP] trait). It is thought that selection has played a major role in maintaining this genetically determined phenotypic trait in different human populations that practice pastoralism. To identify variants associated with the LP trait and to study its evolutionary history in Africa, we sequenced MCM6 introns 9 and 13 and ~2 kb of the LCT promoter region in 819 individuals from 63 African populations and in 154 non-Africans from nine populations. We also genotyped four microsatellites in an ~198 kb region in a subset of 252 individuals to reconstruct the origin and spread of LP-associated variants in Africa. Additionally, we examined the association between LP and genetic variability at candidate regulatory regions in 513 individuals from eastern Africa. Our analyses confirmed the association between the LP trait and three common variants in intron 13 (C-14010, G-13907, and G-13915). Furthermore, we identified two additional LP-associated SNPs in intron 13 and the promoter region (G-12962 and T-956, respectively). Using neutrality tests based on the allele frequency spectrum and long-range linkage disequilibrium, we detected strong signatures of recent positive selection in eastern African populations and the Fulani from central Africa. In addition, haplotype analysis supported an eastern African origin of the C-14010 LP-associated mutation in southern Africa. Copyright © 2014 The American Society of Human Genetics. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  10. Climate risk management information, sources and responses in a pastoral region in East Africa

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    Anthony Egeru

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Pastoralists in East Africa face a range of stressors, climate variability and change being one of them. Effective climate risk management involves managing the full range of variability and balancing hazard management with efforts to capitalise on opportunity; climate risk management information is central in this process. In this study, pastoralists’ perceptions of climate change, climate risk management information types, sources and attendant responses in a pastoral region in East Africa are examined. Through a multi-stage sampling process, a total of 198 heads of households in three districts were selected and interviewed using a semi-structured questionnaire. In addition, 29 focus group discussions and 10 key informant interviews were conducted to generate qualitative information to supplement survey data. Descriptive and thematic analysis were utilised in summarizing the data. Ninety-nine percent of the pastoralists noted that the climate had changed evidenced by high but erratic rainfall, occurrence of floods and variation in rainfall onset and cessation among other indicators. This change in climate had led to emergence of ‘new’ livestock and crop diseases, crop failure and low yields leading to frequent food shortages, water shortages, poor market access, and variation in pasture availability among other effects. Climate risk management information was received from multiple sources including; radio, diviners, community meetings, shrine elders, humanitarian agencies, and Uganda People’s defence forces (UPDF. Community meetings were however perceived as most accessible, reliable and dependable sources of information. Shifting livestock to dry season grazing and watering areas, selling firewood and charcoal, seeking for military escorts to grazing areas, purchasing veterinary drugs, shifting livestock to disease ‘free’ areas, and performing rituals (depending on the perceived risk constituted a set of responses undertaken in

  11. Monitoring Water Resources in Pastoral Areas of East Africa Using Satellite Data and Hydrologic Modeling

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    Alemu, H.; Senay, G. B.; Velpuri, N.; Asante, K. O.

    2008-12-01

    The nomadic pastoral communities in East Africa heavily depend on small water bodies and artificial lakes for domestic and livestock uses. The shortage of water in the region has made these water resources of great importance to them and sometimes even the reason for conflicts amongst rival communities in the region. Satellite-based data has significantly transformed the way we track and estimate hydrological processes such as precipitation and evapotranspiration. This approach has been particularly useful in remote places where conventional station-based weather networks are scarce. Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite data were extracted for the study region. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS) data were used to extract the climatic parameters needed to calculate reference evapotranspiration. The elevation data needed to delineate the watersheds were extracted from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) with spatial resolution of 90m. The waterholes (most of which have average surface area less than a hectare) were identified using Advanced Space-borne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) images with a spatial resolution of 15 m. As part of National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) funded enhancement to a livestock early warning decision support system, a simple hydrologic water balance model was developed to estimate daily waterhole depth variations. The model was run for over 10 years from 1998 till 2008 for 10 representative waterholes in the region. Although there were no independent datasets to validate the results, the temporal patterns captured both the seasonal and inter-annual variations, depicting known drought and flood years. Future research includes the installation of staff-gauges for model calibration and validation. The simple modeling approach demonstrated the effectiveness of integrating dynamic coarse resolution datasets such as TRMM with

  12. Anticipating Vulnerability to Climate Change in Dryland Pastoral Systems: Using Dynamic Systems Models for the Kalahari

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    Andrew J. Dougill

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available It is vitally important to identify agroecosystems that may cease functioning because of changing climate or land degradation. However, identifying such systems is confounded on both conceptual and methodological grounds, especially in systems that are moving toward thresholds, a common trait of dryland environments. This study explores these challenges by analyzing how a range of external pressures affect the vulnerability of dryland pastoral systems in the Kalahari. This is achieved by employing dynamic systems modeling approaches to understand the pathways by which communities became vulnerable to drought. Specifically, we evaluate how external pressures have changed: (1 different agroecosystems' abilities to tolerate drought, i.e., ecosystem resilience; (2 rural communities' abilities to adapt to drought, mediated via their access to assets; and (3 the ability of institutions and policy interventions to play a role in mediating drought-related crises, i.e., socio-political governance. This is done by reanalyzing ecological and participatory research findings along with farm-scale livestock offtake data from across the Kalahari in Botswana. An iterative process was followed to establish narratives exploring how external drivers led to changes in agroecosystem resilience, access to assets, and the institutional capacity to buffer the system. We use "causal loop diagrams" and statistical dynamic system models to express key quantitative relationships and establish future scenarios to help define where uncertainties lie by showing where the system is most sensitive to change. We highlight how that greater sharing of land management knowledge and practices between private and communal land managers can provide 'win-win-win' benefits of reducing system vulnerability, increasing economic income, and building social capital. We use future scenario analyses to identify key areas for future studies of climate change adaptation across the Kalahari.

  13. Seasonal movements of wildlife and livestock in a heterogenous pastoral landscape: Implications for coexistence and community based conservation

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    Peter Tyrrell

    2017-10-01

    Full Text Available Rangelands across the world are home to millions of pastoral people and vast wildlife populations, which create a complex landscape for conservation. Community based conservation has been used to promote human-wildlife coexistence on pastoral lands, protecting wildlife outside of official protected areas. With the spread of community based conservation within the rangelands there is a need for more information on successful management practices. This study provides an example of this in the South Rift, Kenya, where seasonal movements of pastoralists aid coexistence. We used Density Surface Modelling (DSM, a novel tool for conservation managers in the rangelands, to predict wildlife and livestock abundance across the landscape and seasons. Wildlife grazers, zebra (Equus burchelli and wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus, follow expected metabolic patterns, feeding on short grass outside the conservation area in the wet season, before returning to the taller-lower quality grazing in the conservation areas during the drought. Browsing wildlife, impala (Aepyceros melampus and Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti, move from open grassland and bushland areas into thicker, denser browse as the seasons progress towards the drought. Livestock, both shoats (Ovis aries, and Capra aegagrus hircus and cattle (Bos indicus, are managed by community grazing committees, who enforce a grazing plan that creates spatial–temporal separation between wildlife and livestock. They exploit the high-quality grazing in the livestock area during the wet season while conserving pasture in the conservation area, which is utilized only as forage is depleted. This ensures that wildlife has access to a diverse resource base across all seasons and potentially reduces competition, allowing for a diverse and abundant wildlife community to coexist with livestock. This highlights the importance of the presence and maintenance of spatial and temporal heterogeneity of forage resources

  14. Competencias laborales orientadas a la competitividad empresarial en la comunidad educativa Diocesana el Buen Pastor Lima-2015

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    Noblecilla Saavedra, Brenda Verónica

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    El crecimiento de la comunidad educativa el Buen pastor en Lima – Perú, ha traído una alta demanda de mano de obra con competencias laborales que mejoren la competitividad de la misma, premisa que no se cumple a totalidad por las carencias de dichas competencias que traen los nuevos empleados, siendo este el tema de estudio de la presente investigación, teniendo como objetivo fundamental analizar como el desarrollo de competencias laborales influyen en la competitividad de l...

  15. The effects of pastoralism and protection on lion behaviour, demography and space use in the Mara Region of Kenya

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    Mogensen, Niels L.; Oguto, Joseph O.; Dabelsteen, Torben

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    Contraction of their historic geographic ranges and conflicts with humans underpins declines in large carnivore populations worldwide. These declines, which characterize pastoral systems where carnivores, people and livestock live in close contact, may be paralleled by changes in carnivore...... the three prides except when the ranch lions were severely disturbed and became more nocturnal and inactive. The reserve lions ate their kills on open plains and returned to them often but the ranch lions did so only inside bushes and abandoned unfinished kills during a drought in 2005. The reserve lions...

  16. Por una sociología jurídica, del poder y la dominación

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    Rojo Raúl Enrique

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El derecho y el poder mantienen entre sí numerosas y complejas relaciones. Uno de los problemas que plantea el análisis de estas relaciones radica en la dificultad de definir ambas nociones. Los juristas nunca se pusieron de acuerdo acerca de la noción de derecho, así como la de poder ha sido objeto, desde hace varias décadas, de vivos debates entre los cientistas sociales. Podemos clasificar las definiciones del poder recientemente propuestas en tres grandes grupos: voluntaristas, sistémicas y críticas. Max Weber ocupa un lugar destacado en estos debates, a pesar de que se haya tenido muy poco en cuenta su distinción entre poder y dominación. La sociología puede puede aprovechar las recientes investigaciones teóricas y empíricas sobre el poder, en especial para captar el contenido de la definición del derecho, el papel de este último en los conflictos, las relaciones de poder y de dominación, y las dimensiones simbólicas del derecho. Y si en casi todas las teorías, el monopolio estatal de la violencia y el derecho se encuentran estrechamente vinculados, legitimando el segundo al primero, la realidad demuestra que se trata, a menudo, de una pretensión o de una reivindicación del Estado más que de un verdadero monopolio, firmemente establecido y reconocido por todos.

  17. Intelectuales y poder en méxico Intellectuals and power in México

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    Pedro Ángel PALOU

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: El artículo comienza con un planteamiento teórico acerca de la figura del intelectual, de su posición dentro del tiempo histórico en el que vive y, específicamente, de su relación con el poder. A continuación se introduce en la particularidad del caso mexicano; para ello establece diversas etapas históricas y describe la situación y las características de los grupos o movimientos intelectuales sobresalientes en cada uno de esos períodos: la Colonia, la Independencia, el tiempo que media entre ésta y la restauración de la República, el Porfiriato, el México revolucionario, la postrevolución y la segunda mitad del siglo XX. El autor concluye con una reflexión acerca de las diversas posturas del poder frente a la cultura, y puntualiza la importancia de mantener vivo el ejercicio de la cultura como instrumento para resistir al poder.ABSTRACT: The article begins with a theoretical development about the intellectual figure, about his o her position within the historical time in which lives and, specially, about the relationship with power. Next, the particularities of the Mexican case are introduced. Different historical phases are established, the situation and characteristics of the most important intellectual’s groups or movements in each period (Colony, Independence, period between the last and the Republic restoration, the Porfiriato, the revolutionary Mexico, the post-revolution and the second half of the Twentieth Century are described. The author finalized with a thought about the diverse perspectives of power regarding culture and emphasized the importance of keeping alive the exercise of culture as an instrument for resisting power.The article begins with a theoretical development about the intellectual figure, about his o her position within the historical time in which lives and, specially, about the relationship with power. Next, the particularities of the Mexican case are introduced. Different historical

  18. Arte y poder episcopal en la Castilla de los Trastámara

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    Marta CENDÓN FERNÁNDEZ

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Au cours du Moyen Âge, les évêques représentent un double pouvoir. Tout d’abord, ils occupent avec les nobles le sommet de l’échelle sociale, et, en même temps, ils exercent leur autorité — spirituelle et temporelle — au sein de l’Église. Dans le domaine artistique, leur domination trouve une première expression dans la construction de forteresses, de palais et de cathédrales, dans le mécénat dans le cadre de leur diocèse, qu’il s’agisse de mobilier, d’habits liturgiques, d’images de dévotion, de pièces d’orfèvrerie ou de livres destinés soit au culte soit à la formation du clergé. Cependant, c’est surtout à travers les chapelles funéraires que les prélats entendent affirmer et conforter leur pouvoir. Les gisants des sépulcres commandés par les évêques arborent pour cela les symboles de leur autorité : la crosse, la mitre et, parfois, certains éléments du costume épiscopal qu’ils revêtent lors de la cérémonie de consécration.A lo largo de la Edad Media, los obispos ocupan una doble posición preponderante: están en la cumbre tanto de la sociedad, junto con la nobleza laica, como de la jerarquía eclesiástica, cuyo poder se despliega sobre aspectos temporales y espirituales. En relación con el arte, esta dominación quedará patente en sus fortalezas o palacios, en la promoción de obras en sus catedrales, teniendo en cuenta el enriquecimiento de su sede con mobiliario e indumentaria litúrgica, imágenes de devoción, obras de orfebrería o libros destinados tanto al culto como a la formación. Sin embargo, la mejor expresión del poder episcopal se halla en sus capillas funerarias y de modo particular en sus conjuntos sepulcrales donde se harán representar con sus principales símbolos de poder: báculo y mitra, así como los restantes elementos de la indumentaria episcopal cuyo simbolismo queda recogido en la ceremonia de consagración.

  19. EMPODERAMENTO FEMININO: uma análise a partir da teoria do poder simbólico de Pierre Bourdieu

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    Danielli Schmitz, Gabriele Ana Paula; Tramontina, Robison

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    O presente trabalho trata sobre o empoderamento feminino sob a perspectiva da teoria do poder simbólico de Pierre Bourdieu. A escolha do tema motiva-se pela sua contemporaneidade e pela recorrente discussão em torno do empoderamento feminino. A questão que orienta esta investigação é a seguinte: é possível sustentar a ideia de que o empoderamento feminino é uma forma de poder simbólico? Para responder a esta indagação o desdobramento argumentativo teve como base a seguinte trajetória: primeir...

  20. Los conceptos de poder y violencia en Hannah Arendt: un análisis desde la comunicación

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    Luis Ricardo Navarro Díaz

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    Full Text Available Resumen El artículo ofrece una reflexión sobre los conceptos de poder y violencia propuestos por Hannah Arendt, analizados desde una perspectiva comunicativa. El poder definido como posibilidad se sustenta a lo largo del documento como aquella dimen- sión de los seres humanos que existe siempre y cuando existan las relaciones sociales. Para ello se sustenta la tesis que define al poder como aquello que se genera en la interacción de los sujetos comunicantes, es decir, entre los sujetos, en el estar juntos los unos con los otros, al ser vistos y oídos entre sí. Palabras clave: Poder, Violencia, Acción, Política, Comunicación. Abstract The article provides a reflection on Hannah Arendt ́s concepts of power and violence, analyzed from a communicative perspective. Throughout the document, power, defined as a possibility, is grounded on that dimension of human beings exist- ing only when social relations exist. To that effect, we argue in favor of a definition of power as generating in the interaction between communicating subjects, and namely, in being together the ones with the others, in seeing and hearing each other. Keywords: Power, Violence, Action, Politics, Communication. Resumo O artigo apresenta uma reflexão sobre os conceitos de poder e violência propostos por Hannah Arendt, analisados a partir de uma perspectiva comunicativa. O poder definido como uma possibilidade é sustentada ao longo do texto como a dimensão de seres humanos que existe sempre e quando existam as relações sociais. Para isso, se sustenta a tese que o poder é definido como aquilo que é gerado na interação dos sujeitos comunicantes, ou seja, entre os sujeitos, no estar junto uns com os outros, ao serem vistos e escutados entre si. Palavras-chave: Poder, Violência, Ação, Política e Comunicação.

  1. El control de tecnologías duales como poder político - militar : El caso "espacial" argentino

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    Blinder, Daniel

    2009-01-01

    La tecnología espacial tiene la característica de ser útil para fines civiles y militares. El control de la tecnología será fundamental para ejercer el poder dentro de los Estados. El objetivo de este trabajo es señalar que los países periféricos como la Argentina, que tratan de controlar el desarrollo de tecnología sensible como la espacial, entrarán en conflicto con quienes detentan el poder para uso civil y militar de las tecnologías de uso dual. En este documento se abordan los problemas ...

  2. Divulgaçao científica e relações de poder Divulgación de la ciencia y las relaciones de poder

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    Graça Caldas

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available O artigo faz uma reflexão sobre as relações de poder presentes no processo de divulgação científica, considerando as diferenças de cultura dos jornalistas e dos cientistas. Aborda as tensões e os conflitos existentes entre o discurso competente dos especialistas e o discurso leigo dos jornalistas no processo de construção do discurso jornalístico. Discute a função de ambos na formação da opinião pública e a responsabilidade social desses atores na construção da memória científica na mídia, considerando seu papel na construção da memória coletiva sobre as políticas públicas de ciência, tecnologia e inovação (CT&I, sua trajetória histórica, produção científica e os riscos e os benefícios dessa produção para a sociedade. Defende a democratização do saber por meio de parceria entre jornalistas e cientistas para uma divulgação científica competente e cidadã, que possibilite a inclusão da sociedade no processo decisório sobre a utilização dos recursos de CT&I e na discussão nacional sobre temas polêmicos, com impacto social, transgênicos, células tronco, energia nuclear, entre outros.

  3. ANALYSIS ON TEMPORAL-SPATIAL CHANGES OF VEGETATION CVERRGE IN FARMING-PASTORAL ECOTONE OF INNER MONGOLIA

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    X. Yan

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    Full Text Available Chen Barag Banner is located in the typical farming-pastoral ecotone of Inner Mongolia, and it is also the core area of Hulunbuir steppe. Typical agricultural and pastoral staggered production mode so that the vegetation growth of the region not only determines the local ecological environment, and animal husbandry production, but also have a significant impact on the whole Hulunbuir ecological security and economic development. Therefore, it is necessary to monitor the change of vegetation in this area. Based on 17 MODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI images, the authors reconstructed the dynamic change characteristics of Fraction vegetation coverage(FVC)in Chen Barag Banner from 2000 to 2016. In this paper, first at all, Pixel Decomposition Models was introduced to inversion FVC, and the time series of vegetation coverage was reconstructed. Then we analyzed the temporal-spatial changes of FVC by employing transition matrix. Finally, through image analyzing and processing, the results showed that the vegetation coverage in the study area was influenced by effectors including climate, topography and human actives. In the past 17 years, the overall effect of vegetation coverage showed a downward trend of fluctuation. The average vegetation coverage decreased from 58.81 % in 2000 to 48.14 % in 2016, and the area of vegetation cover degradation accounts for 40.09 % of the total change area. Therefore, the overall degradation trend was obvious.

  4. Analysis on Temporal-Spatial Changes of Vegetation Cverrge in Farming-Pastoral Ecotone of Inner Mongolia

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    Yan, X.; Li, J.; Yang, Z.

    2018-04-01

    Chen Barag Banner is located in the typical farming-pastoral ecotone of Inner Mongolia, and it is also the core area of Hulunbuir steppe. Typical agricultural and pastoral staggered production mode so that the vegetation growth of the region not only determines the local ecological environment, and animal husbandry production, but also have a significant impact on the whole Hulunbuir ecological security and economic development. Therefore, it is necessary to monitor the change of vegetation in this area. Based on 17 MODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) images, the authors reconstructed the dynamic change characteristics of Fraction vegetation coverage (FVC) in Chen Barag Banner from 2000 to 2016. In this paper, first at all, Pixel Decomposition Models was introduced to inversion FVC, and the time series of vegetation coverage was reconstructed. Then we analyzed the temporal-spatial changes of FVC by employing transition matrix. Finally, through image analyzing and processing, the results showed that the vegetation coverage in the study area was influenced by effectors including climate, topography and human actives. In the past 17 years, the overall effect of vegetation coverage showed a downward trend of fluctuation. The average vegetation coverage decreased from 58.81 % in 2000 to 48.14 % in 2016, and the area of vegetation cover degradation accounts for 40.09 % of the total change area. Therefore, the overall degradation trend was obvious.

  5. The cultural heritage of pastoralism - local knowledge, state identity and the global perspective: the example of local breeds in Morocco.

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    Ben Hounet, Y; Brisebarre, A-M; Guinand, S

    2016-11-01

    Over the past few decades, the heritage designation process has come to impact on the way of life of many nomadic pastoralists across the world. Since the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was adopted in 1972, policies for the conservation of protected areas have been implemented under the aegis of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), especially in countries of the South, with a varying impact on the practices and perceptions of pastoral communities. Heritage policies were further extended by the establishment of the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage (the Convention was adopted by the UNESCO General Conference in October 2003 and came into force in 2006) and the list of Cultural Landscapes (adoption in 1992, with the first site listed in 1993). This enthusiasm for heritage, which is felt by States and local communities alike, provides an opportunity to study the contradictions and changing perceptions of the nomadic and pastoral identity. In this context of wholesale heritage designation, it is interesting to examine how local knowledge - especially that on hardy animal breeds - is promoted and safeguarded. The authors focus on the case of Morocco, where the national association of sheep and goat breeders (ANOC) oversees breed selection and health policy for local breeds, in order to demonstrate that greater recognition of farmers' knowledge and their ability to identify hardy animals can ensure the sustainability of farms in both South and North from a socio-economic, genetic and health standpoint.

  6. A practical-theological reflection on the usage of symbols and metaphors in intercultural pastoral care in South Africa

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    Amanda Du Plessis

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The African continent is associated with a variety of problems. Irrespective of having achieved a new democracy more than two decades ago, South Africa still seems to suffer the same fate as the rest of the continent because of the inability to solve its innate challenges. However, at grass roots level South Africans are desperately seeking ways of moving away from this problem-focused paradigm to a more constructive and assertive paradigm where South Africans can truly be reconciled as a ‘rainbow nation’ despite the different cultures. Scholars who have written about this intercultural challenge are of the opinion that intercultural hermeneutics no longer works with a split between Christ and culture, but rather with the interconnectedness between Christ and culture, without the sacrifice of the culture’s uniqueness. One cannot understand religion, faith and spirituality without understanding culture. This article investigates the church’s responsibility to provide pastoral care to the people of South Africa within an intercultural paradigm by using different symbols and metaphors. The research question concentrates on the interconnectedness of the Christian faith and the different cultures in South Africa. It examines how a pastoral approach, using symbols and metaphors, could contribute to the avoidance of the mere ‘Christianisation’ of the culture, resulting in an approach where Christ is the authentic transformer of culture.

  7. Os contos dos Irmãos Grimm e o seu poder questionador

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    Fernando Azeved

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Este ensaio analisa a dimensão questionadora subjacente a alguns contos dos Irmãos Grimm, salientando que, muitos destes textos, pela sua especificidade e pelo seu funcionamento pragmático, comportam uma não negligenciável capacidade perlocutiva. Com efeito, no corpus selecionado verifica-se uma atenção concedida a personagens simbolicamente destituídas de voz ou de capacidade de ação, mostrando-se que elas podem, se assim o desejarem, alcançar sempre uma certa ordem simbólica, desde que realizem um determinado esforço, superando um conjunto de provas ou de obstáculos. Deste modo, estes textos ensinam os seus leitores a acreditaram no poder da palavra e na capacidade desta em transformar o mundo.

  8. Simbolismo e poder nas relações empresa-funcionário

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    Fernanda Chiozzini Martins-Suarez

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available A presente resenha convida o leitor a uma interpretação das relações de poder dentro de uma empresa siderúrgica, relações estas que são encontradas não apenas na dicotomia empresa-funcionário, mas também como resultado da inserção da mulher no mercado de trabalho. Entretanto, neste contexto, o peso da siderurgia se confunde com a leveza do símbolo significante construído pela empresa e representado pelo uniforme a fim de implantar na mente de seus funcionários a alegria e o prazer de trabalhar em uma companhia que tantas benesses trouxe aos seus funcionários e a cidade onde está instalada.

  9. Antropología del poder (Anuario de Estudios Indígenas (VV.AA.

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    Sergio Daniel López

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available Se puede afirmar que el estado mexicano de Chiapas es uno de los lugares más privilegiados, ricos y diversos para estudiar desde la disciplina antropológica el poder social. La variedad de culturas y lenguas encontradas dentro de fronteras comunes; las disputas centenarias sobre la legislación de las tierras; la mezcla de los modelos políticos occidentales que chocan o conviven con las organizaciones ejidales o los sistemas de cargos tradicionales; las revoluciones campesinas, la lucha por los derechos indígenas y el establecimiento de comunidades autónomas; el abuso, la corrupción y la apropiación del espacio político; la competencia religiosa por el liderazgo espiritual serían sólo algunos ejemplos de las temáticas que sirven como objeto de estudio disciplinar en esta fascinante región.

  10. A paridade do poder de compra: existe um quebra-cabeça?

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    Fernando de Holanda Barbosa

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho mostra que o quebra-cabeça da paridade do poder de compra é um artefato estatístico produzido pelo fato de que a taxa de câmbio real de equilíbrio de longo prazo não é constante, mas varia ao longo do tempo. Este fato implica que o coeficiente de inércia é viciado para cima.This paper shows that the purchasing power parity puzzle is a statistical artifact produced by the fact that the long run equilibrium real exchange rate is not constant, but changes throughout time. This fact implies that the inertia coefficient has an upward bias.

  11. Compromiso e inteligencia emocional en mediadores del Poder Judicial de Oaxaca, México

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    Carmen María Salvador Ferrer

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    Full Text Available Este trabajo es un estudio transversal descriptivo, cuyo interés es conocer el papel que desempeñan el compromiso organizacional y la inteligencia emocional en la labor de los mediadores mexicanos. Para tal finalidad, se utilizó una muestra de 38 mediadores del Poder Judicial de Oaxaca. Además, para realizar el análisis de la situación, a través de ecuaciones estructurales, nos centraremos en el estudio de diferentes constructos, tales como: el compromiso, la inteligencia emocional, el sexo y la edad. Así, los resultados de esta investigación indican el impacto que estas variables tienen en el comportamiento del mediador. Además, encontramos que, según la edad y el sexo de los participantes, existen notables diferencias en los componentes del compromiso e inteligencia emocional.

  12. Quando a pobreza lhes rouba os filhos: a pobreza como determinante da perda do poder familiar

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    Neste trabalho, buscou-se comprovar a relação existente entre a pobreza e a decretação da perda do poder familiar, tendo em vista o dispositivo legal que determina que a pobreza não é motivo suficiente para tal medida e que as famílias, neste caso, devem ser obrigatoriamente incluídas em programas oficias de auxílio. Para tanto, realizou-se o estudo de um caso de uma ação sentenciada em 2005 na 2ª Vara da Infância e Juventude da Capital, no qual houve a intervenção ...

  13. A geopolítica do poder terrestre revisitada The geopolitics of land power revisited

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    Leonel Itaussu Almeida Mello

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    Full Text Available O pensamento geopolítico do geógrafo inglês Halford Mackind-er é revisitado com três objetivos: a analisar criticamente os conceitos que formam o arcabouço da teoria do poder terrestre; b enfocar à luz dessa teoria a vitória incruenta da potência insular americana sobre a potência continental soviética no âmbito do sistema bipolar da Guerra Fria; c discutir a atualidade ou obsolescência da geopolítica de Mackinder no contexto da "nova ordem mundial" emergente.The goepolitical ideas of the English geographer Halford J. Mackinder are revisited in order to examine the foundations and contemporary relevance, or obsolescence, of his theory of the land power.

  14. Turismo y poder. Las transformaciones de una fiesta popular en Marruecos

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    María Jesús Berlanga Adell

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available En el Alto Atlas Oriental de Marruecos se celebra cada año una fiesta popular conocida comúnmente como el Moussem de Imilchil. La palabra moussem hace referencia a un peregrinaje colectivo que se practica periódicamente en determinada época del año alrededor de la tumba de un santo. El que se desarrolla en la localidad de Imilchil ha sufrido toda una serie de transformaciones a lo largo de los años, cambios que tienen que ver tanto con las relaciones de poder que en esa región bereber se han sucedido, como con el incremento del flujo turístico que ha llegado hacia la zona. Son esas conexiones las que tratamos de analizar en este artículo.

  15. Decadência longe do poder: refundação e crise do PFL

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    Ricardo Luiz Mendes Ribeiro

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available O artigo tem como objetivo analisar o processo de refundação do Partido da Frente Liberal (PFL, que resultou na troca de comando do partido e na substituição da denominação anterior da legenda por Democratas (DEM, em março de 2007. A hipótese principal é que a transferência do PFL para a oposição, a partir de 2003, fato inédito na história do partido, decorrente da chegada do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT ao poder federal, foi o evento determinante para a decisão de seus dirigentes de tentar dar nova imagem e identidade ao PFL. Argumenta-se também que a refundação teve como objetivo reposicionar o PFL no mercado político eleitoral brasileiro, de modo que pudesse atrair o apoio do eleitorado das cidades de médio e grande porte. Mostra-se que a passagem para a oposição desencadeou o enfraquecimento do PFL. Entrevistas com dirigentes e políticos do partido, além de documentos, material de divulgação e pesquisas de opinião pública produzidos pelo PFL/DEM foram utilizados para a análise e descrição da refundação do PFL. Dados acerca da migração partidária e do desempenho eleitoral do partido antes e depois da passagem à oposição ao governo Lula também foram empregados. Mostra-se que a passagem para a oposição desencadeou o enfraquecimento do PFL. Dois movimentos conjugados provocaram o retraimento do partido: (i a transferência de políticos pefelistas para legendas aliadas ao governo Lula; (ii o mau desempenho eleitoral na região Nordeste, reduto tradicional do PFL em sua fase governista e que passou a ser progressivamente dominado por partidos que apoiavam a administração petista. Por fim, com base nos resultados das eleições municipais de 2000, 2004 e 2008, apresenta-se dados e testes estatísticos que sustentam a ideia de que os municípios menos desenvolvidos, menos populosos, localizados no Nordeste e cujas economias são mais dependentes do setor público possuem viés governista. Isto é, nessas

  16. Governos Geisel e Dilma: o poder das finanças

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    Angelita Matos Souza

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo principal é identificar a origem do poder das finanças nos dois últimos governos da ditadura militar, sobretudo no governo Geisel (1974-1978, entendido como definitivo para a compreensão da história política e econômica do Brasil nas últimas décadas. Ao final, sugerimos aproximações entre o governo Geisel e os governos do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT, possíveis na medida em que ambos praticaram políticas favoráveis ao setor produtivo, sem enfrentamento dos interesses financeiros, afora o breve momento em que o governo Dilma tentou baixar os juros bancários.

  17. UMA ANÁLISE DE CONTEXTOS DE OCORRÊNCIA DE PODER EM TEXTOS INTERATIVOS.

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    Cibele Naidhig Souza

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Em uma perspectiva funcionalista, o trabalho analisa contextos de ocorrência do verbo modal poder. Entende-se que a diversidade semântica dos modais é resultante da interação do verbo com diversos elementos em seus contextos de ocorrência e se busca verificar fatores intervenientes na composição de diferentes valores modais. Com base na proposta de classificação das modalidades de Hengeveld (2004, em que se cruzam duas variáveis, o domínio (facultativo, deôntico, volitivo, epistêmico e evidencial e o alvo da avaliação modal (orientado para o participante, orientado para o evento e orientado para a proposição, examinam-se textos puramente interativos, de fala e de escrita, do português brasileiro contemporâneo.

  18. Entre a potência e o poder: Walter Benjamin e Roger Caillois

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    Susana Scramim

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1984-784X.2009v9n14p101 A escrita fragmentária empenhada por Benjamim em "Seqüência em Ibiza" e os aforismos do Oráculo Manual y Arte de Prudencia de Gracián  indicam o esboço de uma reflexão sobre o poder na obra de Benjamin a qual se materializará como limiar entre a forma e o informe, entre a autonomia e auto-implicação, entre a obra e a des-obra. Essa reflexão se torna aguda  no impacto provocado em Benjamin pela a leitura  de L´ariditè que Roger Caillois publica juntamente com outros ensaios, em 1938, no Colégio de Sociologia em Paris.

  19. Poder, emprego e política econômica

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    RUBENS R. SAWAYA

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available resumo A discussão sobre o crescimento econômico e o emprego no Brasil está bloqueada por uma teoria importada, baseada nas "taxas naturais" de emprego, ideia criada por Friedman que hoje invade a teoria econômica no mundo. Essa visão equivocada está impondo ao país uma brutal recessão com crescimento do desemprego e queda na produção agregada sem qualquer sucesso naquilo que se propõe: recuperar uma credibilidade metafísica por parte das empresas. Trata-se de uma questão de poder político de um determinado grupo social que hoje extravasa os partidos políticos.

  20. Do prisma de arendt: variações em torno do poder

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    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1677-2954.2008v7n2p165 Traçamos a delimitação conceptual que Hannak Arendt estabelece entre potência (strenght, puissance, força (force, poder (power, pouvoir, autoridade e violência - que são palavras indicadoras dos meios que os homens usam para dominar os homens e tomam-se erradamente como sinônimos por se entender que têm a mesma função. Tal se enquadra no problema político fundamental, ou seja, a condução dos assuntos públicos.

  1. Trabalhadoras rurais de Feira de Santana: gênero, poder e luta no sindicato (1989- 2002)

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    120f. Esta dissertação analisa a participação feminina no Sindicato de Trabalhadores Rurais de Feira de Santana no período de 1989 a 2002, observando as estratégias de luta e mobilização dessas mulheres. O trabalho busca compreender as relações de Gênero e de poder no interior das disputas políticas da entidade, analisando o processo de conquista da direção sindical pelas trabalhadoras rurais e as transformações desencadeadas a partir de então, como a criação da Secretaria de Mulheres, esp...

  2. A natureza do poder: técnica e ação social

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    Ana Clara Torres Ribeiro

    2000-08-01

    Full Text Available O texto interroga o caráter polissêmico da noção de rede, procurando distinguir os usos atuais desta noção dos classicamente formulados pelas Ciências Sociais. Com base nesta indicação, trata a noção de rede por meio de duas opções analíticas: a reflexão do poder e o teor das relações societárias estimuladas pelas redes técnicas. A análise acontece, sobretudo, pela reflexão do sentido da ação social, sendo registrado o predomínio da ação instrumental na modernidade radicalizada.

  3. Democratizar la información es democratizar el poder y apostar al desarrollo

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    Lic. Susana Morales

    1998-01-01

    Full Text Available Como lo planteaban Nora y Minc en 1978, la revolución informática no es la única innovación técnica de estos últimos años, pero sí constituye el factor común que permite y acelera todas las demás. De allí la importancia asignada a estas tecnologías como causa de profundas modificaciones en las relaciones de producción y en la conformación sociocultural de nuestras sociedades. Porque, en un cierto aspecto, lo que la informática produce y distribuye es el conocimiento y la información, que son la base de la estructuración del poder en la sociedad actual.

  4. Pastoral care to or with sex-starved pregnant women in an African context

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    Magezi E. Baloyi

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this article is to highlight some African women’s problematic sex life, even in their married lives, as a result of prescribed and lengthy periods of abstinence from sex – especially during pregnancy. Literature studies, especially on Yoruba sexual practices, showed that forced abstinence from sexual activity during pregnancy is rife and that many women seem content with the situation, probably as a result of their internalisation of patriarchal beliefs and values, prescribed as a means of socialisation. This phenomenon of abstinence from sexual intercourse during pregnancy by the women in some African societies is the focus of the study. The article examined the following: views of sex amongst Black African people, medical views of sex and views of sex in Christian tradition. Also examined at length was the phenomenon of abstinence from sex in an African context. The findings led to a critical evaluation of the phenomenon and a search for pastoral guidelines that could facilitate transformation, intimacy and committed sexual life in African families. Die doel van hierdie artikel is om die problematiese seksuele lewens van sommige vrouens in Afrika na vore te bring. Die probleme kom voor ten spyte van die feit dat hulle getroud is omdat lang tydperke van onthouding, veral tydens swangerskap, vir hulle voorgeskryf word. ’n Literatuurstudie, veral oor die Yoruba se seksuele praktyke, dui daarop dat gedwonge onthouding van seksuele aktiwiteite gedurendede swangerskap heersend is. Verder kom dit ook voor asof baie vrouens nie daarmee probleme ervaar nie, waarskynlik as gevolg van hulle geïnternaliseerde patriargale oortuigings en waardes, wat vir sosialiseringsdoeleindes voorgeskryf word. Hierdie studie fokus op die verskynsel van onthouding van geslagsomgang gedurende swangerskap deur vrouens in sommige Afrika-gemeenskappe. Die artikel ondersoek die volgende: Swart Afrikane se tradisionele seksbeskouing, die mediese seksbeskouing

  5. Ethnobotanical knowledge acquisition during daily chores: the firewood collection of pastoral Maasai girls in Southern Kenya.

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    Tian, Xiaojie

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    Researchers considering children's traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) highlighted the importance of examining children's daily activities as empirical contexts for its acquisition. Many of them evaluated children's TEK acquisition linearly as gain or loss, and paid less attention to the adaptive nature of this knowledge system and the social relationships arising from its acquisition processes. This study approaches children's TEK acquisition considering these abovementioned aspects. I utilize pastoral Maasai girls' firewood collection as a case study, and analyze the personal, interpersonal and cultural institutional aspects of girls' Ethnobotanical knowledge (EK) acquisition within this chore. Participant observation and unstructured interviews were used for data collection. I joined 12 girls (6 to 15 years old) on day trips for firewood collection, and documented their participation and performance during this chore. I observed interactions among girls and between girls and women concerning this activity, and investigated girls' perceptions of local wood species via their descriptions. I also informally interviewed 15 women, between 20 and 80 years old on their evaluation of the wood species to be used as firewood. Current diet change and gender-age roles in chore participation in Maasai society require females to continually participate in firewood collection. Within this social context, girls intensively participated in day trips of firewood collection during the long-term vacation in the dry season. They collected a sizable amount from 24 plant species, and generated EK through personal sensual experiences, such as fragrance, hardness, and heaviness of different wood species. They acquired local taxonomy and terminology of different wood species, and learned others preferences for wood species used as fuel through interpersonal communication. These personal and interpersonal aspects, together with current diet change and division of labor within gender

  6. Knowledge and perceptions of brucellosis in the pastoral communities adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

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    Background Brucellosis is one of the most common zoonotic infections globally. Lack of knowledge about brucellosis may affect the health-seeking behavior of patients, thus leading to sustained transmission in these communities. Our study assessed knowledge and perceptions of brucellosis among pastoral communities adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park (LMNP), Kiruhura District, Uganda. Methods A community cross-sectional questionnaire survey involving 371 randomly selected household heads from three sub-counties neighboring LMNP were interviewed between June and August 2012. Data collected included communities’ knowledge on causes, symptoms, transmission, treatment, prevention and risk factors of brucellosis. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed to explore strength of association between overall knowledge of brucellosis and various individual factors using odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals. Results Only 70 (19%) knew the symptoms of brucellosis in animals, and three quarters (279, 75.5%) mentioned joint and muscle pain as a common symptom in humans. Almost all participants (370, 99.3%) had ever heard about brucellosis, majority (311, 84.7%) believed it affects all sexes and two thirds (67.7%) of the respondents believed close proximity to wildlife contributes to the presence of the disease. Almost all (352, 95.4%) knew that brucellosis in humans could be treatable using modern drugs. The main routes of infection in humans such as consumption of unpasteurized dairy products were known by 97% (360/371); eating of half-cooked meat by 91.4% and eating contaminated pasture in animals by 97.4%. There was moderate overall knowledge of brucellosis 197 (53.1%). Factors associated with higher overall knowledge were being agro-pastoralists (aOR: 2.08, CI: 1.17-3.71) compared to pure pastoralists while those who reported that the disease was a health problem (aOR: 0.18, CI: 0.06-0.56) compared to those who said it was not were less likely to be

  7. Bereavement healing ministry amongst Abaluyia: Towards a ‘circle for pastoral concern’ as a healing model

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    Benjamin Shikwati

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    Full Text Available This article formulates a new integrated pastoral care approach to bereavement healing ministry in Africa, termed a circle for pastoral concern. In pursuit of this, the article highlights the pastoral challenge brought about by the occurrence of death and bereavement within the cultural and Christian intermix. Using the example of the Abaluyia of western Kenya, traditional cultural bereavement healing approaches are assessed against the backdrop of Christian influence on the understanding and response to death and bereavement healing and the resultant tension. The article juxtaposes the Abaluyia cultural concept of okhukura [to encircle with loving care] with the biblical koinōnia [fellowship, communion] as springboard for building culturally sensitive and biblically sound Christian caring communities. It is hoped that the juxtaposition helps to establish and promote meaningful engagement between therapeutic traditional beliefs and practices, and the gospel. The gospel-culture engagement within a local church setting provides the context in which bereavement healing and individual growth after the death of a significant other takes place. The juxtaposition is necessitated by the rampant practice in African pluralistic societies where Christians consciously, or otherwise, lurch back to cultural approaches in their effort to provide or find healing when faced with death and bereavement. The ‘circle for pastoral concern’ model encourages inclusiveness by enlisting the means and talents of the community of believers, both ordained and lay. The principle of inclusion ensures that the load of pastoral care is shared and assumes a deeper response due to diversity of gifts and talents within the caring community.’n Nuwe integrale benadering vir pastorale hulpverlening en berading tydens rousmart word voorgestel, naamlik ’n omsirkelingsmodel vir pastorale omgee-uitreiking met die oog op treurbediening binne ’n Afrika-konteks. Die vraagstuk van

  8. Bereavement healing ministry amongst Abaluyia: Towards a ‘circle for pastoral concern’ as a healing model

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    Benjamin Shikwati

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    Full Text Available This article formulates a new integrated pastoral care approach to bereavement healing ministry in Africa, termed a circle for pastoral concern. In pursuit of this, the article highlights the pastoral challenge brought about by the occurrence of death and bereavement within the cultural and Christian intermix. Using the example of the Abaluyia of western Kenya, traditional cultural bereavement healing approaches are assessed against the backdrop of Christian influence on the understanding and response to death and bereavement healing and the resultant tension. The article juxtaposes the Abaluyia cultural concept of okhukura [to encircle with loving care] with the biblical koinōnia [fellowship, communion] as springboard for building culturally sensitive and biblically sound Christian caring communities. It is hoped that the juxtaposition helps to establish and promote meaningful engagement between therapeutic traditional beliefs and practices, and the gospel. The gospel-culture engagement within a local church setting provides the context in which bereavement healing and individual growth after the death of a significant other takes place. The juxtaposition is necessitated by the rampant practice in African pluralistic societies where Christians consciously, or otherwise, lurch back to cultural approaches in their effort to provide or find healing when faced with death and bereavement. The ‘circle for pastoral concern’ model encourages inclusiveness by enlisting the means and talents of the community of believers, both ordained and lay. The principle of inclusion ensures that the load of pastoral care is shared and assumes a deeper response due to diversity of gifts and talents within the caring community. ’n Nuwe integrale benadering vir pastorale hulpverlening en berading tydens rousmart word voorgestel, naamlik ’n omsirkelingsmodel vir pastorale omgee-uitreiking met die oog op treurbediening binne ’n Afrika-konteks. Die vraagstuk

  9. Palabras y silencios: la retórica del poder en los Andes

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    Full Text Available PAROLES ET SILENCES : LA RETHORIQUE DU POUVOIR DANS LES ANDES. La parole condense différents arguments et formes de pouvoir dans les sociétés andines. Le domaine social et le cadre cérémoniel appartiennent à ceux qui articulent bien les mots. La différenciation entre la valeur octroyée à la parole et celle correspondant aux silences implique diverses modalités de prestige de reconnaissance sociale et de pouvoir rituel dans les Andes. Les personnes, les vivants et les savants exercent une maîtrise subtile de la parole face aux étrangers, aux défunts et aux sots, qui demeurent socialement “muets”, silencieux. La palabra condensa diferentes argumentos y formas de poder en las sociedades andinas. El dominio social y el ámbito ceremonial pertenecen a los buenos articuladores de palabras. La diferenciación entre el valor otorgado a la palabra y el que corresponde a los silencios implica diferentes modalidades de prestigio, reconocimiento social y poder ritual en los Andes. Las personas, los vivos y los sabios ejercen un dominio exquisito de la palabra frente a los extraños, los difuntos y los “necios” que permanecen socialmente “mudos”, callados. WORDS AND SILENCES: THE RHETORIC OF POWER IN THE ANDES. Words have different meanings and means to exercise power in Andean societies. Social power and ceremonial environments belong people who are fluent in language. The difference between the value ascribed to the spoken word and that ascribed to silence implies several kinds of prestige, social recognition and ritual power in the Andes. “Ordinary”, alive and wise people exert an exquisite authority with words as compared with strange, dead and “stupid people” who remain socially 'dumb', silent.

  10. LOS COMUNISTAS CUBANOS Y LAS LUCHAS POR EL PODER EN LOS AÑOS 50

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    Caridad Massón Sena

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    Full Text Available Em Cuba, o Partido Socialista Popular (comunista no inicio da década de 1950 adotou uma política de frente democrático e de participação nas eleições, apoiando o Partido del Pueblo Cubano (Ortodoxo, um partido nacionalista com amplas simpatias. No entanto, em março de 1952, um representante da oligarquia, Fulgencio Batista, realizou um golpe militar e a situação mudou. No ano seguinte, um grupo de jovens dirigidos por Fidel Castro começam a luta armada. O PSP não entendeu essa linha política e a criticou. O presente texto tratar de explicar as posições desse partido com respeito ao poder político nessa etapa e os motivos pelos quais não pode dirigir a revolução dos anos 50. palavras chave: poder político, nacionalismo, comunismo, luta armada --- CUBAN COMMUNISTS AND STRUGGLES FOR POWER IN THE 50s The Cuban Popular Socialist Party (communist in the early 1950s adopted a policy of democratic front and open elections, supporting the Partido del Pueblo Cubano (Orthodox, a nationalist party with ample sympathies. However, in March 1952, a representative of the oligarchy, Fulgencio Batista, conducted a military coup and the situation changed. The following year, a group of young people led by Fidel Castro begin the armed struggle. The PSP did not understand this polical line and criticized it. This paper tries to explain the party's stance with respect to the political power at this period and the reasons why it could not lead the 50s revolution. keywords: political power, nationalism, communism, armed struggle

  11. El ojo del poder en el espacio del saber: los institutos de biotipología

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    Vallejo, Gustavo

    2004-06-01

    Full Text Available From 1922, moment when the endocrinologist Nicola Pende wrote his Biotipología —at the same time of the «March over Rome»— the Italian eugenics began a symbiotic relation with the politic power, whose was scientifically full of its racial considerations. Parallel, Pende’s theory —and the central role gave to Institutes that would establish racial normality patterns though examinations to every people— spread internationally, too. It founded notable receptivity in Argentina, where its development lasted longer the end of fascism. So, the aim of this paper is to penetrate in the story of interactions between science and power, lighting their more intensives moments by means of material culture.

    Desde que en 1922 el médico endocrinólogo Nicola Pende lanzó su Biotipología, al tiempo que se precipitaban los acontecimientos políticos que derivaron en la «Marcha sobre Roma», la eugenesia italiana entabló una simbiótica relación con el poder al que nutrió “científicamente” de fuertes aportaciones en materia racial. La propuesta de Pende que confería un papel central a Institutos que habrían de establecer patrones de normalidad racial por medio de exámenes a toda la población, también se expandió internacionalmente encontrando una notable receptividad en la Argentina, donde su desarrollo trascendió largamente en el tiempo a la interrupción que sufriera en Italia tras producirse la caída del fascismo. Abordando esa problemática el pretende adentrarse en la historia de las interacciones mantenidas entre ciencia y poder, iluminando momentos en los que alcanzó una inusitada intensidad, revelada y reforzada a través de la cultura material.

  12. 'A pond with crocodiles never dries up’: a frame analysis of human-crocodile relationships in agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin

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    Kpéra, G.N.; Aarts, N.; Tossou, R.C.; Mensah, G.A.; Saïdou, A.; Kossou, D.K.; Sinsin, A.B.; van der Zijpp, A.J.

    2014-01-01

    Crocodiles, a protected species, share ecosystem services with local communities in agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin. Using a comparative case study conducted in three villages and a framing perspective, this study aims to elucidate how stakeholders frame the presence of crocodiles, and how they

  13. A Study of the Relationship between Social Support and Clergy Family Stress among Korean-American Baptist Pastors and Their Wives

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    Shin, Min Young

    2012-01-01

    Problem: The first problem of this study was to determine the relationship between the clergy family stress scores as measured by the Clergy Family Inventory (CFLI) and the specified predictor variables of social support among Korean-American Baptist pastors. The specified predictor variables included tangible support, appraisal support,…

  14. O texto bíblico e a igreja católica romana: aproximações pastorais = Bible text and Roman Catholic Church: approaches pastoral

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    Junqueira, Sérgio Rogério Azevedo

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    Full Text Available O texto é parte de uma pesquisa qualitativa histórica sobre o uso do texto bíblico na pastoral. Articulado a partir do início da era cristã, perpassando pelo período medieval, renascimento, moderno e contemporâneo, este breve estudo histórico será pressuposto para outras etapas da pesquisa do uso pastoral da Bíblia. Significativamente pelo fato de que, ao longo dos séculos, o uso do texto bíblico vinha acompanhado de várias questões acerca de quem e como interpretá-lo, considerando a tradição e o magistério, de forma que houve uma restrição ao texto para a maioria dos cristãos. Trata-se de uma longa história da qual se pretende apresentar alguns acenos para levantar novas questões, sobretudo, quanto ao lugar da Escritura na pastoral da Igreja hoje, especialmente na pastoral escolar

  15. A triad of pastoral leadership for congregational health and well-being: Leader, manager and servant in a shared and equipping ministry

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    Matsobane J. Manala

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available That ministry is to be given back to the laity is a laudable proposition. However, the level of development in many township and village communities is still such that a strong leadership and management facilitation role is demanded of the pastor. In such contexts, the pastor is also the only one who is always available for church tasks. The point of departure of this article was that the pastor is primarily a facilitator who assumes the tasks of a leader, a manager and a servant. The Trinitarian office of Christ is taken as model. Christian leadership, as discussed from a systems perspective, is seen as enabling rather than hegemonic. The pastor fulfils the seven leadership functions in order to equip the saints for their Christian service. Church management is redefined as a process which takes place in meaningful collaboration with others, over against the objectification found in conventional definitions which focus on ‘getting things done through people’. This article discussed servant leadership and service provision as the central purpose of Christian leadership.

  16. roLverWAgTinge vAn Ags PAsTors: voorsTeLLe vir 'n voorTgeseTTe ...

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    tor god volkome vertrou en bereidwillig is om sy onderdaan ten alle tye te wees. dit sal hulle ook in staat stel om hulle .... hou wat uitgewys is, is onder andere beplanning, organisasie, spanbou, vision ering, bemarking en .... tor en 'n literatuurkontrole oor teologiese opleiding kan 'n voorlopige vToP vir pastors volgens Putter ...

  17. 'A pond with crocodiles never dries up'. A frame analysis of human –crocodile relationships in agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin

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    Kpera, G.N.; Aarts, N.; Tossou, R.C.; Mensah, G.A.; Saïdou, A.; Kossou, D.K.; Sinsin, A.B.; Zijpp, van der A.J.

    2014-01-01

    Crocodiles, a protected species, share ecosystem services with local communities in agro-pastoral dams in Northern Benin. Using a comparative case study conducted in three villages and a framing perspective, this study aims to elucidate how stakeholders frame the presence of crocodiles, and how they

  18. Internet de las cosas y la ingeniería de sistemas: un gran poder conlleva una gran responsabilidad

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    Luján Mora, Sergio

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    Presentación de la conferencia "Internet de las cosas y la ingeniería de sistemas: un gran poder conlleva una gran responsabilidad" impartida en las IV Jornadas Informáticas UTE, celebradas el 15 y 16 de junio de 2017 y organizadas por la Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial (Quito, Ecuador).

  19. Anette Poder: "Historiebevidsthed og kronologi. Om den røde tråd i historie", 2016

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    Grevy, Carlo

    2017-01-01

    Folkeskolelærer Anette Poder fortæller i dette artikeluddrag om folkeskolens undervisning i historiekanonen (2006) på baggrund af sine observationer i folkeskoler i 2013. På de observerede skoler blev der undervist efter princippet den røde tråd, hvor forskellige historiekanonpunkter blev...

  20. El poder aéreo, instrumento decisivo para la resolución de las crisis del siglo XXI

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    Lombo López, Juan Antonio

    2002-02-01

    Full Text Available Aquí, su autor, el antiguo Jefe del estado Mayor del Aire (1997-2001, desarrolla de forma clara las características fundamentales del Poder Aéreo, sus cometidos y misiones principales y ciertas consideraciones en el empleo del mismo.
    Para ello, se da a conocer el papel que desempeña el Poder Aéreo como componente estratégico principal de la acción de los Ejércitos, estudiando los aspectos claves, político, estratégico y operativo de cualquier campaña militar, así como las características fundamentales, cometidos y misiones más usuales del Poder Aéreo.
    Todo lo anterior desde la óptica del puesto en el que le ha tocado vivir las actuaciones del Poder Aéreo en los últimos años, le lleva a la conclusión de que éste es un instrumento sumamente flexible y rentable para su utilización en cualquier tipo de crisis, desde las acciones humanitarias hasta los conflictos abiertos.

  1. Regional Approach for Managing for Resilience Linking Ecosystem Services and Livelihood Strategies for Agro-Pastoral Communities in the Mongolian Steppe Ecosystem

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    Ojima, D. S.; Togtohyn, C.; Qi, J.; Galvin, K.

    2011-12-01

    Dramatic changes due to climate and land use dynamics in the Mongolian Plateau are affecting ecosystem services and agro-pastoral livelihoods in Mongolia and China. Recently, evaluation of pastoral systems, where humans depend on livestock and grassland ecosystem services, have demonstrated the vulnerability of the social-ecological system to climate change. Current social-ecological changes in ecosystem services are affecting land productivity and carrying capacity, land-atmosphere interactions, water resources, and livelihood strategies. Regional dust events, changes in hydrological cycle, and land use changes contribute to changing interactions between ecosystem and landscape processes which then affect social-ecological systems. The general trend involves greater intensification of resource exploitation at the expense of traditional patterns of extensive range utilization. Thus we expect climate-land use-land cover relationships to be crucially modified by the socio-economic forces. The analysis incorporates information of the socio-economic transitions taking place in the region which affect land-use, food security, and ecosystem dynamics. The region of study extends from the Mongolian plateau in Mongolia and China to the fertile northeast China plain. Sustainability of agro-pastoral systems in the region needs to integrate the impact of climate change on ecosystem services with socio-economic changes shaping the livelihood strategies of pastoral systems in the region. Adaptation strategies which incorporate landscape management provides a potential framework to link ecosystem services across space and time more effectively to meet the needs of agro-pastoral land use, herd quality, and herder's living standards. Under appropriate adaptation strategies agro-pastoralists will have the opportunity to utilize seasonal resources and enhance their ability to process and manufacture products from the available ecosystem services in these dynamic social

  2. Knowledge and perception of pulmonary tuberculosis in pastoral communities in the middle and Lower Awash Valley of Afar region, Ethiopia

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    Mamo Gezahegne

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Afar pastoralists live in the northeast of Ethiopia, confined to the most arid part of the country, where there is least access to educational, health and other social services. Tuberculosis (TB is one of the major public health problems in Afar region. Lack of knowledge about TB could affect the health-seeking behaviour of patients and sustain the transmission of the disease within the community. In this study, we assessed the knowledge and perception of apparently healthy individuals about pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB in pastoral communities of Afar. Methods Between March and May 2009, a community-based cross-sectional questionnaire survey involving 818 randomly selected healthy individuals was conducted in pastoral communities of Afar region. Moreover, two focus group discussions (FGDs, one with men and one with women, were conducted in each of the study area to supplement the quantitative study. Results The majority (95.6% of the interviewees reported that they have heard about PTB (known locally as "Labadore". However, the participants associated the cause of PTB with exposure to cold air (45.9%, starvation (38%, dust (21.8% or smoking/chewing Khat (Catha edulis (16.4%. The discussants also suggested these same factors as the cause of PTB. All the discussants and the majority (74.3% of the interviewees reported that persistent cough as the main symptom of PTB. About 87.7% of the interviewees and all the discussants suggested that PTB is treatable with modern drugs. All the discussants and the majority (95% of the interviewees mentioned that the disease can be transmitted from a patient to another person. Socio-cultural practices, e.g. sharing cups (87.6%, and house type (59.8% were suggested as risk factors for exposure to PTB in the study areas, while shortage of food (69.7% and chewing khat (53.8% were mentioned as factors favouring disease development. Almost all discussants and a considerable number (20.4% of the

  3. La Presidencia de los Estados Unidos : ¿un modelo de poder ejecutivo?

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    David Ortiz JR

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Este articulo identifica, en seis secciones, ios estructuras fundamentales del sistema presidencial de ios Estados Unidos y sostiene que la esencia de la posición del presidente en el sistema político, le viene de las variadas atribuciones establecidas constitucional mente y la práctica creada históricamente por el ejercicio de los diferentes presidentes. Atribuye mucho del poder y la autoridad presidencial al contexto histórico en que los fundadores de la Constitución Americana crearon la institución, incluyendo sus poderes y límites. La primera sección discurre sobre las numerosas atribuciones del presidente y el ejercicio práctico de las mismas para llevar a cabo la política del Ejecutivo con éxito. La sección segunda examina el proceso histórico de la creación de la Presidencia norteamericaria y subraya la íntima relación entre el nuevo sistema de gobierno, la nueva nación surgida tras la independencia, y las circunstancias que rodean su nacimiento.This article identifies, in six sections, the basic structures of the American Presidential system of government and asserts that the nature of the office springs from the various roles the president is called upon to play in the execution of the duties of office and the historical record of the previous office holders. It attríbutes much of the president's power and authority to the historical context in which the framers of the American Constitution created the position, including its powers and limits. The first section discusses the múltiple roles the president plays while in office and notes that these roles must be performed seamlessly in order for America's chief executive to be successful. Section two examines the historical background of the creation of the position and emphasizes the connection between the fledgling government, the new nation, and the historical circumstances surrounding its birth.

  4. YURUPARÍ: MÁSCARAS Y PODER ENTRE LOS PIAROAS DEL ORINOCO

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    ALEXANDER MANSUTTI RODRÍGUEZ

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available In northwest Amazonia, among other kinds, two celebrations occur: one with masks dedicated to the harvest of Bactris gasipaes and other fruits, and another with sacred flutes that evoke extraordinary beings. When both coincide in a same village they occur at different moments. However, to the Piaroa and the Wirö peoples of the Orinoco basin, both ceremonies occur simultaneously at the same place. This paper shall describe participants and procedures of the ceremony and evaluate the gender and age based power game that comes to light during it. This ceremony consolidates alliances between the shamans and their communities with the masters who control animals and plants exploited by the Piaroa people, facilitates men’s expropriations and limits women power to the domestic sphere, and shifts a society with no major hierarchical organizations into a highly hierarchical one as long as the ceremony is occuring.En el noroccidente amazónico se realizan, entre otras, dos tipos de fiestas: una enmascarada dedicada a la cosecha de Bactris gassipaes y otras frutas, y otra con flautas sagradas dedicada a evocar seres extraordinarios. Ellas, cuando coinciden en un mismo pueblo, se realizan en momentos diferentes. Sin embargo, en el caso de los Piaroas y Wirös de la cuenca del Orinoco, ambas fiestas coinciden entiempo y lugar. En este ensayo vamos a describir los personajes y procedimientos que son parte de la fiesta y a evaluar algunos de los juegos de poder de género y edad que en ella se expresan.Se trata de una fiesta que consolida alianzas de los shamanes y sus comunidades con los dueños de animales y plantas sometidas a la depredación piaroa, que institucionaliza la expropiación por los hombres y la redefinición hacia lo doméstico del poder femenino, y que transforma una sociedad sin grandes jerarquías en su citianeidad en una sociedad altamente jerarquizada mientras dura la fiesta.

  5. Globalización, poder y educación pública

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    John Saxe Fernández

    2001-04-01

    Full Text Available Uno de los aspectos de mayor relieve sobre los problemas y dilemas encerrados en cualquier reflexión en torno a la “Globalización, el Poder y la Educación Superior” consiste en el reconocimiento, desde el inicio mismo de esta conversación, sobre la indispensable apertura a la teorización no sólo económica sino también política y social que toma en cuenta los eventos emergentes en un mundo en constante cambio. El enfoque interdisciplinario permite mayor fortaleza explicativa y por lo tanto, puede facilitar una mejor comprensión, tanto sobre la compleja gama de variables involuctradas, como de su posible desenvolvimiento en el tiempo. Abordar así este fenómeno es al mismo tiempo una tarea difícil así como azaroza. Existe una motivación personal para abordar esta temática que se sintetiza en un nombre, Don Mauro Fernández, el discípulo de Herbert Spencer y Ministro de Educación de Costa Rica que a finales del siglo diecinueve introdujo en esa nación centroamericana el concepto de laicización universitaria y de la educación pública, gratuita, universal y obligatoria.También existe una motivación política: la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM hoy en día la institución universitaria de mayor envergadura de América Latina, está sometida, junto con todo el sistema de educación media superior y superior de la región a un ataque sistemático de sus fundamentos y de la tradición de libertad de cátedra y de investigación que se cimentó durante siglos: la autonomía, fundamento del concepto humanista y de la libertad de cátedra e investigación desinteresada que caracterizan a la universidad clásica, están siendo puestos en la picota, no por las “exigencias del mercado” o de una globalización en abstracto, sino específicamente por el Banco Mundial (BM y los poderosos intereses domésticos e internacionales que se articulan desde ese centro institucional de poder imperial.

  6. Relaciones entre el Congreso Nacional y el Poder Judicial: La Importancia de la Apertura

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    Sebastián Soto Velasco

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo analiza las relaciones entre el Congreso Nacional y el Poder Judicial a través de dos instituciones existentes en nuestro ordenamiento: el proceso de nombramiento de Ministros de la Corte Suprema y los informes que esta última envía al Congreso Nacional en ciertos proyectos de ley. En el caso de las nominaciones de Ministros a la Corte Suprema se estudia como ha operado el sistema desde la incorporación del Senado en 1997 hasta el año 2005. Se analiza cómo la transparencia del proceso, la posibilidad de conocer la historia profesional del nominado y audiencias abiertas contribuirían a incentivar una decisión centrada en criterios de calidad. El documento también se centra en el contenido y la influencia de los informes que envía la Corte Suprema al Congreso Nacional con ocasión de la tramitación de proyectos de ley que contienen normas que modifican la organización o atribuciones de los tribunales de justicia. En esta instancia, permitir el acceso a los informes también tendría positivas consecuencias. En definitiva, aunque hay otras vías de comunicación entre el Congreso y el Poder Judicial, se profundiza únicamente en las mencionadas pues del estudio se concluye que ambas tenderían a aumentar el potencial que de suyo ya tienen si se incorpora apertura en los procesosThis paper analyzes the relationship between the Chilean Congress and Judicial power, focusing on two institutions: the nomination process to appoint Supreme Court justices and the reports that the Supreme Court is constitutionally obligated to send to the Congress when specific types of bills are introduced. The appointment of Supreme Court candidates is studied from the Senate's incorporation in the process from 1997 until 2005. The author states that a more transparent process, including the publication of the candidate's backgrounds and public hearings, would increase the incentives to nominate the most qualified candidates. The paper also

  7. O perfil do poder Legislativo da capital e do estado de Mato Grosso (1983-2004

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    Alair Silveira

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available O artigo é o produto de uma pesquisa realizada nas duas principais casas legislativas do Estado: a Assembléia Legislativa (ALMT e a Câmara Municipal de Cuiabá (CMC. Ao todo, foram pesquisados 20 anos na ALMT e 22 na CMC, totalizando cinco legislaturas em cada uma das casas, a partir de 1983. Reflete sobre o perfil dos parlamentos mato-grossense e cuiabano a partir da composição partidária, das profissões de origem e das experiências com organizações coletivas, entre outros; identificando a enorme capacidade de perpetuação no poder por parte dos parlamentares, seja por meio do processo eleitoral, seja por meio da direção de empresas estatais. Valendo-nos especialmente de Claus Offe e Max Weber, confrontamos tanto o pressuposto de Offe, segundo o qual os empresários valem-se das estruturas de poder para promover a valorização do capital, quanto o weberiano, segundo o qual os políticos vocacionais são aqueles que vivem para a política e, portanto, têm recursos materiais que lhes garantem independência, diferentemente daqueles que vivem da política, ou seja, da qual dependem para a própria sobrevivência. A análise dos dados da pesquisa efetuada permitiu-me identificar fortes elementos que corroboram o primeiro pressuposto, mas põe em xeque a validade do segundo. Ao consolidar os meios de manter-se no arranjo institucional, seja via reeleição, pela disputa por outros cargos eletivos seja, ainda, via exercício de direção de secretarias e/ou demais órgãos públicos, esses parlamentares também vão tecendo os instrumentos legislativos que garantem a preservação e a ampliação de seus interesses particulares e de classe; como, aliás, bem identificou Claus Offe. Assim, ao passar a viverem para a política tais políticos passam, também, a viver da política.

  8. En el evangelio y en el partido: trayectorias políticas de pastores en el Gran Buenos Aires

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    Marcos Andrés Carbonelli

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available D esde el año 2001 los evangélicos han ensayado diversas modalidades de aproxima ción al mundo partidario en Argentina, que se distancian de los intentos realizados por partidos confesionales en un ciclo de movilización que se extendió entre 1980 y 2001. Los nuevos intentos se orientan por estrategias para insertarse en las estructuras partidarias y territoriales. En el presente artículo analizaremos el itinerario político de dos pastores que participaron en competencias electorales en 2007 y que adoptaron estrategias diversas de construcción política. Identificaremos las motivaciones de sus proyecciones electorales, los recursos simbólicos y materiales de su praxis política y sus incidencias en los resultados obtenidos. Finalmente, daremos cuenta de las diferencias y los denominadores comunes entre estas experiencias y sus antecedentes.

  9. L’élevage pastoral au Sénégal entre pression spatiale et mutation commerciale

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    Géraud Magrin

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available L'élevage pastoral est menacé au Sénégal car les dynamiques écologiques, les défrichements et les politiques publiques compromettent l'accès aux ressources sur lequel repose sa mobilité essentielle. Loin des clichés qui le présentent comme une activité homogène et archaïque, l'élevage connaît pourtant des mutations importantes. Sous des formes variées, il se diversifie et se connecte aux marchés urbains nationaux du lait et de la viande, valorisant des marchés de niche. Les dynamiques observées dans le plus urbanisé des États du Sahel préfigurent ainsi celles qui s'amorcent ailleurs.

  10. Genetic variation among the Golla pastoral caste subdivisions of Andhra Pradesh, India, according to the HLA system.

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    Crawford, M H; Reddy, B M; Martinez-Laso, J; Mack, S J; Erlich, H A

    2001-09-01

    The HLA allele frequency distributions have been characterized for the HLA class I and class II loci of the Golla pastoral caste, from Southeast India, subdivided into the subcastes (Puja, Punugu, Kurava, Pokanati, Karnam, and Doddi). Genetic distances, neighbor-joining, correspondence, and haplotype analyses all indicate that the subcastes exhibit a high haplotype variability and that their genetic substratum may be the result of European-Middle East/Asian admixture with the autochthonous populations. The Karnam subcaste seems to be the one that has undergone a higher degree of admixture, when compared with the other subcastes. The Golla speak an old Indian Dravidian language and should theoretically represent the basic Indian substratum that existed before the postulated "Aryan" invasion.

  11. Book review: Francesco Pastore, The Youth Experience Gap. Explaining National Differences in the School-to-work Transition

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    Full Text Available Francesco Pastore is qualified as full professor of Economic Policy.  Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Economics at Seconda Universita di Napoli. He is also secretary of the Italian Association of Labor Economics (AIEL and a member of the executive board of the Italian Association of Comparative Economic Studies (AISSEC. His main research interests are in labor and education economics. He is also interested in development and transition economics. He has contributed extensively in several such fields as regional unemployment differentials, school-to-work transitions, labor market dynamics, gender discrimination, human capital investment, public employment services and passive as well as active labor market policy, labor market consequences of international trade and nonprofit organization.

  12. Snow cover monitoring model and change over both time and space in pastoral area of northern China

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    Cui, Yan; Li, Suju; Wang, Ping; Zhang, Wei; Nie, Juan; Wen, Qi

    2014-11-01

    Snow disaster is a natural phenomenon owning to widespread snowfall for a long time and usually affect people's life, property and economic. During the whole disaster management circle, snow disaster in pastoral area of northern china which including Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Tibet has been paid more attention. Thus do a good job in snow cover monitoring then found snow disaster in time can help the people in disaster area to take effective rescue measures, which always been the central and local government great important work. Remote sensing has been used widely in snow cover monitoring for its wide range, high efficiency, less conditions, more methods and large information. NOAA/AVHRR data has been used for wide range, plenty bands information and timely acquired and act as an import data of Snow Cover Monitoring Model (SCMM). SCMM including functions list below: First after NOAA/AVHRR data has been acquired, geometric calibration, radiometric calibration and other pre-processing work has been operated. Second after band operation, four threshold conditions are used to extract snow spectrum information among water, cloud and other features in NOAA/AVHRR image. Third snow cover information has been analyzed one by one and the maximum snow cover from about twenty images in a week has been selected. Then selected image has been mosaic which covered the pastoral area of China. At last both time and space analysis has been carried out through this operational model ,such as analysis on the difference between this week and the same period of last year , this week and last week in three level regional. SCMM have been run successfully for three years, and the results have been take into account as one of the three factors which led to risk warning of snow disaster and analysis results from it always play an important role in disaster reduction and relief.

  13. THE APOSTLE PAUL: THEOLOGIAN-MISSIONARY AND PASTOR-THEOLOGIAN. TOWARDS A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SAINT PAUL

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    Eckhart Schnabel

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available This Article is an attempt to shed light on a few texts of the acts of the Apostles and of the epistles which are viewed as sources documenting the life and activity of Saint Paul. The author attempts to settle a number of questions regarding the authenticity of sources illustrating the life of Saint Paul. Similar questions are often raised by those who write and publish guides and textbooks for the teaching of the Pauline corpus. The author agrees with the overwhelming positive judgment of the academic world regarding the authenticity of the pastoral epistles, but at the same time he notes a number of objections to their authenticity proposed by the same forum: inconsistencies within the vocabulary of the texts themselves, their linguistic style, and their theological argumentation. The author concludes that these objections are inconclusive and the features enumerated by those who object constitute in reality only minor exceptions, inconsequential when taking into account the entire Pauline corpus. The author also examines the authenticity and historical accuracy of the account of the life of Saint Paul as given in the Acts of the Apostles. A few Biblicists claim that the account in Acts is merely legendary and is to be regarded as a type of early Christian folklore. The author disagrees with this opinion, backing up his position with the evidence that both the Acts of the Apostles and the Pastoral Epistles agree in historical detail and background. The author concludes with a further consideration regarding the correct method guiding biblical research on Saint Paul. He opines that such research must view the biblical texts in a correct historical perspective

  14. Modeling the effects of different fuel treatment mosaics on wildfire spread and behavior in a Mediterranean agro-pastoral area.

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    Salis, Michele; Del Giudice, Liliana; Arca, Bachisio; Ager, Alan A; Alcasena-Urdiroz, Fermin; Lozano, Olga; Bacciu, Valentina; Spano, Donatella; Duce, Pierpaolo

    2018-04-15

    Wildfire spread and behavior can be limited by fuel treatments, even if their effects can vary according to a number of factors including type, intensity, extension, and spatial arrangement. In this work, we simulated the response of key wildfire exposure metrics to variations in the percentage of treated area, treatment unit size, and spatial arrangement of fuel treatments under different wind intensities. The study was carried out in a fire-prone 625 km 2 agro-pastoral area mostly covered by herbaceous fuels, and located in Northern Sardinia, Italy. We constrained the selection of fuel treatment units to areas covered by specific herbaceous land use classes and low terrain slope (post-treatment wildfire behavior by the Minimum Travel Time (MTT) fire spread algorithm. The simulations replicated a set of southwestern wind speed scenarios (16, 24 and 32 km h -1 ) and the driest fuel moisture conditions observed in the study area. Our results showed that fuel treatments implemented near the existing road network were significantly more efficient than the other alternatives, and this difference was amplified at the highest wind speed. Moreover, the largest treatment unit sizes were the most effective in containing wildfire growth. As expected, increasing the percentage of the landscape treated and reducing wind speed lowered fire exposure profiles for all fuel treatment alternatives, and this was observed at both the landscape scale and for highly valued resources. The methodology presented in this study can support the design and optimization of fuel management programs and policies in agro-pastoral areas of the Mediterranean Basin and herbaceous type landscapes elsewhere, where recurrent grassland fires pose a threat to rural communities, farms and infrastructures. Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  15. Critical race theory as a bridge in science training: the California State University, Northridge BUILD PODER program.

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    Saetermoe, Carrie L; Chavira, Gabriela; Khachikian, Crist S; Boyns, David; Cabello, Beverly

    2017-01-01

    Unconscious bias and explicit forms of discrimination continue to pervade academic institutions. Multicultural and diversity training activities have not been sufficient in making structural and social changes leading to equity, therefore, a new form of critical consciousness is needed to train diverse scientists with new research questions, methods, and perspectives. The purpose of this paper is to describe Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD); Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER), which is an undergraduate biomedical research training program based on transformative framework rooted in Critical Race Theory (CRT). By employing a CRT-informed curriculum and training in BUILD PODER, students are empowered not only to gain access but also to thrive in graduate programs and beyond. Poder means "power" or "to be able to" in Spanish. Essentially, we are "building power" using students' strengths and empowering them as learners. The new curriculum helps students understand institutional policies and practices that may prevent them from persisting in higher education, learn to become their own advocates, and successfully confront social barriers and instances of inequities and discrimination. To challenge these barriers and sustain campus changes in support of students, BUILD PODER works toward changing campus culture and research mentoring relationships. By joining with ongoing university structures such as the state university Graduation Initiative, we include CRT tenets into the campus dialogue and stimulate campus-wide discussions around institutional change. Strong ties with five community college partners also enrich BUILD PODER's student body and strengthen mentor diversity. Preliminary evaluation data suggest that BUILD PODER's program has enhanced the racial/ethnic consciousness of the campus community, is effective in encouraging more egalitarian and respectful faculty-student relationships, and is a rigorous

  16. EL EMPRENDEDOR Y EL EJERCICIO DEL PODER EN EL ENTORNO INSTITUCIONAL // THE ENTREPRENEUR AND THE EXERCISE OF POWER IN INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE // DO EMPREENDEDOR E DO EXERCÍCIO DO PODER NO AMBIENTE INSTITUCIONAL

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    Carlos Hernán González-Campo

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Con el objetivo de lograr una mejor comprensión del potencial  desarrollo del campo del emprendimiento, el presente artículo pretende evidenciar la necesidad de buscar perspectivas diferentes a las actuales para comprender de una mejor manera las relaciones entre el emprendedor y su acción. Desde la categoría del poder se realiza una  revisión teórica para entender la naturaleza del individuo emprendedor, y en este sentido, hacer una aproximación de los elementos que podrían incidir en su  comprensión y análisis, a partir de los desarrollos contemplados por las prácticas del poder organizado, para lo que los autores proponen como un marco teórico pertinente para profundizar en la naturaleza de la construcción teórica del emprendimiento. 

  17. LA PARIDAD DE PODER DE COMPRAEN MÉXICO (1930-1960

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    Frederick H. Wallace

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    Full Text Available Empleamos una serie de datos no explotados anteriormente para calcular el tipo de cambio real respecto al dólar para México durante 1930.01-1960.12 a fin de probar la paridad de poder de compra (PPC. Los resultados iniciales de la prueba de Dickey-Fuller aumentada (DFA muestran un débil apoyo para la PPC. La prueba de Kapetanios, Shin, and Snell (KSS, con otra hipótesis de reversión no lineal a la media, muestra bastante apoyo para la PPC. Sin embargo, encontramos que los residuos de estas pruebas presentan no normalidad o heteroscedasticidad. Usando el enfoque de wild bootstrap, calculamos los valores críticos de la distribución empírica de los residuos y reevaluamos los estadísticos de prueba empleando estos nuevos valores críticos. Concluimos que hay evidencia de ajuste no lineal a la PPC para 1930.01-1951.12, pero esta evidencia no se mantiene durante 1952.01-1960.12, el periodo de sustitución de importaciones en México.

  18. O poder das letras: cristianismo e magia no Pater Noster anglo-saxão

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    Elton Oliveira Souza de Medeiros

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    Full Text Available Uma área que vem crescendo nas últimas décadas no campo historiográfico é o estudo sobre as práticas mágicas medievais. Dentro do cenário a ser abordado neste artigo – a Inglaterra anglo-saxônica – há uma documentação substancial de natureza literária, escrita entre os séculos IX e XI, que se revela como uma fonte essencial para o tema em questão. Neste artigo então pretendemos realizar uma análise sobre o uso e a importância das letras e palavras para as práticas mágicas dentro do contexto da cristandade e focando como um exemplo disso o poder do Pater Noster contido no poema em inglês antigo Salomão & Satuno I, que se revela como uma mescla de elementos da tradição cristã greco-romana e das práticas mágicas populares anglo-saxônicas.

  19. Disfruto el poder de ser feliz: experiencia en personas que viven con VIH

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    Guadalupe Erendira Montoya Ramirez

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    Full Text Available Las personas que viven con virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH pueden presentar alteraciones biopsicosociales que generan infelicidad. La gaudibilidad (capacidad para ser feliz y disfrutar, puede favorecerse al crear nuevos patrones de conducta mental con la programación neurolingüística (PNL. El propósito fue: analizar la experiencia vivida en un taller de PNL para personas que viven con VIH, a la luz del referente teórico de; Rogers. Estudio cualitativo con diseño fenomenológico, participaron 12 personas de la Asociación CONVIHVE A.C. Michoacán, en un taller de PNL conformado por ocho sesiones. Tratamiento de datos por análisis de contenido, emergieron cinco dimensiones dejando ver el poder de cambio que tienen dichas personas para disfrutar la vida, al generar emociones positivas que se anclaron al inconsciente. Conclusiones. La PNL como intervención de enfermería favorece la gaudibilidad de las personas que viven con VIH.

  20. La gobernabilidad metropolitana de Santiago: la dispar relación de poder de los municipios

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    ARTURO ORELLANA

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    Full Text Available En ausencia de un gobierno metropolitano, las grandes ciudades que sostienen la problemática de una gestión multinivel, es decir, donde se sobrepone la acción del gobierno central, regional y de un conjunto significativo de municipios, generan un escenario complejo para la gobernabilidad en pro de un desarrollo urbano y territorial equilibrado. Desde esta perspectiva, la gran disparidad en la configuración socioterritorial que muestra el Área Metropolitana de Santiago constituye un reflejo de la estructura de poder sobre el espacio metropolitano, donde las comunas del cono oriente muestran un mejor posicionamiento para orientar las acciones públicas y privadas a favor del interés público de su población residenteIn the absence of metropolitan level government, large cities retain the problems associated with multilevel management whereby the activities of central government, regional government and numerous municipal governments overlap, generating in turn a complex scenario for governance in favour of balanced urban and regional development. From this perspective, the significant disparity in socio-spatial configuration within the Santiago Metropolitan Area reflects the structure of power within this metropolitan space, whereby municipalities in the eastern cone are better able to shape public and private actions in support of the public interests of their resident populations.

  1. A Organização (incorporada: ontologia organizacional, poder e corpo em evidência

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    Eloisio Moulin de Souza

    Full Text Available Resumo:Este artigo tem por objetivo problematizar o significado de organização por meio de uma abordagem construcionista. Para tanto, foi realizado um estudo bibliográfico sobre o tema, cujo principal objetivo é analisar as diferenças entre os debates realista e construcionista sobre a ontologia organizacional. Verifica-se que o conceito de organização se torna bem mais amplo nas abordagens construcionistas, não se limitando ao estudo de temas relacionados exclusivamente a empresas, trabalho ou indústrias. Nesse sentido, para problematizar os principais aspectos construcionistas relacionados ao conceito de organização, considera-se o estudo do corpo um dos temas pertencentes aos estudos organizacionais, correlacionando esse tema aos processos de organizing, processos estes constituídos por relações de poder que perpassam todo o corpo social, ou seja, que ocorrem além das fronteiras de uma empresa. Dessa forma, o objeto de análise dos estudos organizacionais passa a ser o organizing e não as organizações. Para entender como esses processos de organizing ocorrem, é necessário considerar que objetos, sentidos, significados, "realidades" e "verdades" são socialmente construídos e não existem a priori ou pré-discursivamente.

  2. La disminución del poder sindical en México

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    David Fairris

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    Full Text Available Durante los dos pasados decenios disminuyó significativa mente el poder de los sindicatos en el movimiento laboral mexicano. Este estudio utiliza datos de la Encuesta Nacional de Ingresos y Gastos de los Hogares de México a fin de analizar algunos aspectos específicos de esta disminución. Mostramos en pri - mer lugar que el porcentaje de la fuerza de trabajo organizada en sindicatos ha decrecido de 30 a 20% en tre 1984 y 2000. La disminución es generalizada entre las diversas industrias y ocupaciones. En segundo lugar, vemos que esta disminución se explica en gran medida por el cambiante contexto institucio - nal en el que los sindicatos organizan y retienen a sus miembros antes que por el cambio en las características industriales, ocupacionales o demográficas de los trabajadores. Por último, observamos que ha disminuido también la capacidad de los sindicatos para ganar las demandas salariales de sus miembros, aun que no tanto como la den sidad sindical.

  3. Las facciones del Liberalismo en Cartagena: rivalidades y conflictos por el poder, 1930-1945

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    Muriel Vanegas Beltrán

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo tiene como propósito central analizar, a través de las causas, acciones e intereses de las facciones del liberalismo en Cartagena, las circunstancias nacionales y locales que incidieron en las profundas divisiones que presentó el partido liberal en esta ciudad, entre 1930 y 1945. Se demuestra que los enfrentamientos políticos, las confrontaciones y rivalidades que las facciones presentaron, son el producto de los diversos intereses de los líderes liberales locales, así como de sus disputas internas por el acceso y control del poder. Pese al despertar de tendencias sociales reformadoras y revolucionarias características de la República Liberal, la polarización del liberalismo alrededor de los líderes políticos locales impidió la construcción de un proyecto político común. En consecuencia, el resultado es la muestra del panorama de conflictividad y rivalidad imperante, justamente en el contexto histórico que buscaba erigir a Colombia sobre un Estado moderno.

  4. A Revolução Mexicana na obra Biografia del Poder de Enrique Krauze

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    Cleverson Rodrigues Silva

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    A Revolução Mexicana de 1910, foi marcada pela luta por Justiça Social e Reforma Agrária. Muitos personagens destacaram-se e foram alçados à categoria de heróis e baluartes da Revolução.  É neste cenário que Enrique Krauze situa os seus personagens e os coloca diante de um processo extremamente relevante para a história do México contemporâneo, a Revolução Mexicana. Desse modo, o recorte proposto no tempo e no espaço compreende o México revolucionário de 1910 a 1940, sob a ótica do historiador, ensaísta e editor Enrique Krauze, na obra intitulada Biografia del Poder.

  5. Subjetividad y poder en la organización empresarial: un estudio de caso

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    Adriana Valencia Espinosa

    2017-07-01

    Full Text Available Ante las transformaciones del capitalismo, las organizaciones empresariales2 propician formas de gestión que, les permiten conservar e incrementar sus utilidades y asegurar su lugar en el mercado. Se considera que, a través de sus prácticas, estas organizaciones ejercen una forma de poder mediante la cual producen ciertos tipos de subjetividades útiles a sus propósitos. El objetivo de la investigación es comprender la incidencia de la organización empresarial en la subjetividad de los empleados y las implicaciones ante la ruptura laboral. Mediante una estrategia metodológica de estudio de caso con enfoque cualitativo y narrativo, se da cuenta del fenómeno de estudio. Como hallazgo relevante se logró determinar los elementos contextuales que facilitan el protagonismo de la organización empresarial como referente significativo e incidente en la conformación de subjetividades. También se reconocieron dispositivos desplegados por la empresa que obraron dicho proceso, así como sentimientos de transgresión ante la inminente ruptura laboral.

  6. Nas dobras do legal e do ilegal: Ilegalismos e jogos de poder nas tramas da cidade

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    Vera da Silva Telles

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo discute as relações redefinidas entre o informal, o ilegal e o ilícito que acompanham as formas contemporâneas de produção e circulação de riquezas. Interroga-se o modo como essas redefinições afetam ordenamentos sociais e jogos de poder em três categorias encontradas na cidade de São Paulo: os ilegalismos difusos inscritos nas “mobilidades laterais” do trabalhador urbano; os ilegalismos que passam pelos circuitos do comercio informal no centro nervoso da economia urbana da cidade; e a periferia paulista onde todos esses fios se enredam em torno do varejo da droga. This article discusses the redefined relationships between the informal, the illegal and the illicit which follow contemporary forms of production and circulation of wealth. The paper explores how these redefinitions affect social orders and power struggles in relation to three situations in Sao Paulo: the illegalisms diffused from “lateral mobility” of the urban worker; the illegalisms of informal commerce in the nerve centre of the urban economy; and the poor São Paulo outskirts where all these strands intertwine around drug dealing.

  7. Gobierno electrónico: un signo de inclusión digital y poder popular

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    José Ramírez

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    Full Text Available Esta revisión teórica intenta plantear las nuevas relaciones que se establecen entre el Estado-ciudadano, a partir del surgimiento del gobierno en línea, producto de la irrupción de las nuevas tecnologías en este contexto. En este sentido, se parte del supuesto que el uso eficiente de las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación (TIC´s constituyen mecanismos que permiten minimizar las brechas de gobernabilidad, situación que permite a la larga la inclusión y el poder ciudadano. Para ello, se aplica una metodología descriptiva que aborda diversas posturas entorno a los usos, aplicaciones y soluciones de los gobiernos virtuales como parte de la estrategias de acercamiento entre gobierno y gobernado, así como el ejercicio de la supervisión y control del ciudadano en la gestión pública gubernamental. Se concluye, que el Gobierno Electrónico (GE es un medio idóneo para maximizar la relación gobernante-gobernado, sólo si se cuenta con una verdadera formación infotecnológica previamente planificada.

  8. O poder da vaidade e do autocuidado na qualidade de vida

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    Katiane Aparecida Soaigher

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: realizar uma revisão da literatura sobre a influência da vaidade e do autocuidado para a qualidade de vida. Método: estudo de revisão em que as buscas foram realizadas nas bases de dados Scielo, Portal de Periódicos CAPES, LILACS, e Google Acadêmico. Foram selecionados artigos publicados entre 2010 e 2016, em periódicos nacionais e internacionais. As palavras chave utilizadas na pesquisa foram: estética; promoção da saúde; indústria cosmética; autoconceito; autoimagem; vaidade. Resultados: os artigos consultados mostraram que a aparência tem relação nos diversos aspectos do sucesso, poder humano, sendo a vaidade e autocuidado fatores importantes na construção da imagem. Considerações finais: devemos ser vistos não apenas como um corpo, mas como indivíduos providos de inteligência e sentimentos. Quando sabemos administrar nossa relação com a vaidade e autocuidado, preservando nossa saúde física e emocional, poderemos então ter um trunfo a mais no jogo das relações.

  9. Cultura y poder en los carnavales de Guaymas y Mazatlán (siglo XIX

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    Silvestre URESTI

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    Full Text Available La pregunta es por qué se produjo en el siglo XIX un carnaval altamente agresivo y contestatario en los puertos de Guaymas y Mazatlán. El objetivo, analizar la fiesta pública del carnaval y sus relaciones con el poder decimonónico establecido en los puertos de Guaymas en el estado de So - nora y Mazatlán, en Sinaloa. El re sultado: esa fiesta caótica era correlativa a una sociedad igual - mente conf lictiva. El carnaval transgresivo se desarrolló cuando la élite económica y política de los dos puertos buscó posicionarse en los sucesivos gobiernos. Y al acentuarse durante el porfiriato una disparidad social que los afectaba también, no permanecieron como grupo aparte, sino diver - sificaron sus intereses económicos y culturales. Así, el carnaval, definido como metáfora de su tiempo, fue practicado por el pueblo y los notables, perpetuándose en las plazas públicas porteñas.

  10. El poder del conocimiento tácito: por encima del aprendizaje organizacional

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    Angel Luis Arbonies

    2007-07-01

    Full Text Available Tenemos que huir de la falsa dicotomía entre procedimiento y espontaneidad porque esta es artificial. Un buen vendedor no es el que ejecuta procedimientos es el que se hace pasando por las distintas etapas respecto al procedimiento hasta dominarlo, de manera que podemos llegar al punto de afirmar que “lo importante es dominar el procedimiento, tanto, como para olvidarlo”. El poder del conocimiento tácito es combinarlo con conocimiento explicito y objetivo continuamente para ir generando nuevo conocimiento. Se trata de transferirlo para utilizarlo en la creación de valor para el cliente. En este sentido una narrativa de éxito en la venta es básicamente socialización de conocimiento tácito. Estas cuestiones y reflexiones fueron tratadas en el Grupo de Gestión de Conocimiento de una entidad financiera colaboradora de MIK S.Coop. El mundo financiero y de la banca en particular, es un mundo muy sofisticado, si por sofisticado entendemos que las empresas consumen muchos productos y herramientas de marketing para conocer al cliente, desde la segmentación sociodemográfica a la segmentación por estilos de vida, marketing relacional, productos diferenciados, análisis estadísticos de vinculación, data mining, etc.

  11. Maltrato por abuso de poder entre iguales en el alumnado con discapacidad

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    Cristina del Barrio

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Tras un repaso del conocimiento actual acerca del acoso y la exclusión social entre escolares, como problemas de grupo, se revisan los estudios que han explorado la naturaleza y las consecuencias de este tipo de relación con el alumnado con alguna discapacidad. De esta revisión, se deriva que la incidencia de víctimas es mayor comparada con la del alumnado sin discapacidad, y que el modo en que se manifiesta el abuso de poder entre iguales, así como el tipo de persona a quien se acude en busca de ayuda es diferente según el tipo de discapacidad, sea sensorial, motriz o del desarrollo (intelectual, del habla o comunicación, del espectro autista. El artículo presta especial atención a cómo afectan los abusos entre iguales al alumnado con trastornos del espectro autista y se presentan los tipos de intervención que, centrados en el grupo de pares, han mostrado su eficacia para cambiar el clima de relaciones del grupo.

  12. Energy and the exercise of the power; Energia y ejercicio del poder

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    Quiros Corradi, Alberto [Maraven S.A. (Venezuela)

    2007-07-15

    In different periods of the history, the central spot of the power game, played among nations, has been occupied by certain specific topics for a while. Among the occupants there are found: ground, food, religion, treasure and trade. Despite the fact that his arrival was unnoticed, there have been already 20 years since the energy -more specifically by the crude oil- has become the new occupant of such spot. Although, this occupant is not going to be the last one, it still has a long way to cover on the spot of the worldwide forces. [Spanish] En diferentes periodos de la historia, ciertos temas especificos han llegado a ocupar durante algun tiempo una posicion focal en el juego de poder entre naciones, grupos o individuos. Entre esos temas estan la tierra, los alimentos, la religion, el tesoro y el comercio. En los ultimos 20 anos, y de manera inadvertida en un principio, la energia -mas especificamente el petroleo- ha pasado a ocupar este papel central. Si bien no se puede esperar que lo retenga para siempre, en los proximos anos seguira en el centro de la interaccion de las fuerzas mundiales.

  13. Estructura y poder sindical en México: el retrato de una élite longeva

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    Edur Velasco Arregui

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    Full Text Available En este trabajo de investigación se reconstruye el impacto en la estructura del poder sindical de las reformas económicas y laborales diseñadas y aplicadas en México desde 1988 a la fecha. El programa neoliberal ha dado lugar a una nueva configuración del movimiento sindical, como reflejo de la nueva correlación de fuerzas dentro del Estado. También en este trabajo reconstruimos las nuevas rutas hacia la representación sindical, a partir de un seguimiento puntual de las biografías particulares de algunos líderes de distintos gremios. En las nuevas trayectorias, la piedra de toque no es el conflicto, sino la administración de convenios de productividad/calidad en los centros de trabajo, así como la inhibición en el uso de medidas de presión sindical. A la par de esta propuesta de “modernización desde arriba” de la gestión sindical existe otra ruta accidentada, genuina y desmitificadora: la de los nuevos liderazgos democráticos, que empiezan a ganar terreno e influencia en los espacios local, estatal y regional, ante el desmantelamiento del antiguo interlocutor central.

  14. O poder da palavra: magia, mito e religião em Shazam!

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    Iuri Andréas Reblin

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Este texto realiza uma leitura das histórias da Família Marvel do universo da DC Comics, a fim de identificar como magia, mito e religião se interconectam nas narrativas. O mundo da magia é o palco onde se desenvolve a trama principal, quer seja pela sua presença na constituição dos personagens, quer seja pelo seu uso artístico no cenário e nos enredos de cada arco narrativo. Magia, mito e religião se interseccionam no pronunciamento da palavra mágica. É por meio desta que os protagonistas canalizam o poder de deuses e personalidades mítico-religiosas, que divino e humano se relacionam, dons são transformados em carismas e que as lendas têm seu início. Por fim, o texto pondera que as histórias da Família Marvel são um retrato de como os seres humanos, nas mais diversas adversidades buscam resolver os desafios que surgem diante de si.

  15. DESARROLLO COMUNITARIO EN ARTICULACIÓN CON EL CONOCIMIENTO, PODER Y COMUNICACIÓN

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    Elvira Maritza Andino

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este análisis es presentar la discusión entre lo que es desarrollo para la comunidad y la capacidad que tiene el conocimiento práctico como principal aportador para el conocimiento científico, así mismo la relación entre el poder y la comunicación, que se establece en la comunidad para su pervivencia. La metodología que se utiliza es el de análisis documental, relacionado con la experiencia académica en el proceso sistémico de las investigaciones de campo desde la antropología. Como consecuencias del trabajo de investigación se concluye, que las prácticas de saberes, costumbres que desarrollan las comunidades es fuente inagotable para el conocimiento. Queda claro que la vida social, abarca todo lo relacionado con la forma de vida lo individual y colectivo de la comunidad. Asimismo, la vida familiar es lo más estrictamente necesario para establecer la conexión de la comunidad con el exterior, para establecer la vida cotidiana de la familia, con sus tradiciones en el lugar que se encuentre y su permutación con el tiempo.

  16. OS BOLIVIANOS EM CORUMBÁ-MS: CONFLITOS E RELAÇÕES DE PODER NA FRONTEIRA

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    Gustavo Villela Lima da Costa

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available A partir de pesquisas etnográficas realizadas desde 2009 em Corumbá, na fronteira Brasil-Bolívia, procuro compreender alguns aspectos das relações de poder que se tornam mais visíveis por meio da análise dos conflitos sociais entre brasileiros e bolivianos. Para organizar os principais temas envolvidos nessa pesquisa, o artigo está dividido em três partes. Na primeira, abordo as interseções entre nacionalidade e etnicidade como critérios de classificação social na fronteira e as representações estigmatizantes sobre os bolivianos produzidas no lado brasileiro. Na segunda, discuto as estratégias de trabalho dos bolivianos em Corumbá em torno do comércio informal, relacionando etnicidade e nacionalidade com as oportunidades de trabalho e as formas de organização social. Por fim, nas considerações finais, busco compreender quais os efeitos sociais da deslegitimação progressiva dos bolivianos no lado brasileiro, manifestados nas políticas de controle e vigilância na fronteira, a partir da criminalização das práticas de trabalho informal

  17. O melhor do Brasil é o brasileiro! Corpo, identidade, desejo e poder

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    Tiago Cantalice

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo descrever quem são os parceiros das trocas afetivo-sexuais que se dão entre homens nativos/locais da Praia da Pipa - Rio Grande do Norte, Brasil (chamados emicamente de caça-gringas e mulheres estrangeiras em contextos de viagem turística, analisando suas marcas corporais e os sistemas de diferenciação em que estão inseridos, dissertando sobre como eles/elas agenciam as estruturas de poder e os estereótipos culturais. Para isso, realizou-se uma análise da construção da brasilidade mestiça e sensual - desde os relatos de Caminha e a ideia de Éden terreal, desembocando nas interpretações de Gilberto Freyre (2006 [1933] sobre a democracia racial e a ideologia da mestiçagem - que foi posta em diálogo com os dados obtidos em campo através da observação e de entrevistas, revelando como aqueles agentes se apropriam e ressignificam aquelas construções em seu próprio benefício.

  18. Cambio dirigido por la acción cívica : el poder de la imaginación ciudadana. El poder de la imaginación ciudadana / Alan Fowler & Kees Biekart (eds)

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    K. Biekart (Kees); A.F. Fowler (Alan)

    2011-01-01

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  19. Impacto da Pastoral da Criança sobre a nutrição de menores de cinco anos no Maranhão: uma análise multinível Impact of Pastoral da Criança on the nutrition of children under 5 years of age in Maranhão: a multi-level analysis

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    Nelson A. Neumann

    2002-04-01

    Full Text Available JUSTIFICATIVA: A Pastoral da Criança acompanha mais de 1,5 milhão de crianças mensalmente na promoção da saúde materno-infantil. Há necessidade de avaliações independentes para avaliar o seu impacto. OBJETIVO: Comparar indicadores de nutrição infantil em comunidades servidas pela Pastoral da Criança e em comunidades-controle através da análise tradicional e multinível. DELINEAMENTO: Estudo quase-experimental, comparando conglomerados de crianças acompanhadas por 60 líderes comunitárias da Pastoral e conglomerados-controle. LOCAL: Áreas urbanas e rurais (municípios São Luís e Timbiras no Maranhão. PARTICIPANTES: 60 conglomerados em cada grupo (Pastoral e Controle e média de 14 crianças por conglomerado, sendo efetivamente incluídas no estudo 1.629 crianças, das quais 820 eram acompanhadas pela Pastoral. RESULTADOS: A análise dos desfechos foi realizada através de métodos tradicionais, que ignoram a estrutura hierarquizada dos dados, e considerando as correlações intra-grupos através de análise multinível. Esta mostrou que a variabilidade do modelo de regressão estava distribuída em todos os 4 níveis estudados. Na análise tradicional do escore-Z de altura para idade, as crianças da Pastoral eram em média 0,184 escore-Z mais baixas do que as crianças controle (P=0,03. Após ajuste para o escore de fatores de confusão, esta diferença aumentou. No entanto, quando se ajustou para a idade das crianças o efeito diminuiu e deixou de ser significativo. A análise multinível não mostrou efeito significante da Pastoral em nenhum dos modelos de ajuste, ao contrário da análise tradicional. Tanto a análise tradicional quanto a multinível apresentaram resultados similares quanto ao desfecho de aleitamento materno exclusivo ou predominante no terceiro mês de vida, ambos evidenciando influência positiva da Pastoral da Criança, tanto na análise bruta quanto na análise ajustada (razões de odds de 4,37 e 4

  20. BASES DE PODER SOCIAL, ENGAJAMENTO NO TRABALHO E RESILIÊNCIA: UM ESTUDO COM SERVIDORES PÚBLICOS MUNICIPAIS DE DIADEMA - SP

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    Este estudo teve a intenção de analisar até que ponto o uso de diferentes bases de poder dos superiores hierárquicos predizem os níveis de engajamento no trabalho e de resiliência dos trabalhadores, colaborando para aumentar o conhecimento sobre o comportamento dos servidores públicos municipais, quanto aos níveis de engajamento no trabalho e resiliência apresentados. Partiu-se da definição de poder de French e Raven (1959): poder é a influência potencial que o agente O poderia causar no suje...

  1. O CASO DA VAQUEJADA ENTRE O SUPREMO TRIBUNAL FEDERAL E O PODER LEGISLATIVO: A QUEM CABE A ÚLTIMA PALAVRA?

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    Carvalho, Márcia Haydée Porto de; Murad, Rakel Dourado

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    Analisa-se teorias dos diálogos institucionais a partir do caso "Vaquejada", tendo marco inicial a Lei nº 15.299/2013 do Ceará, declarada inconstitucional em ADI 4983/CE, e edição da Emenda Constitucional nº 96/2017. Assim, questiona-se a legitimidade do Poder Judiciário ter a última palavra em interpretação constitucional. Pressupõe-se constitucional a legitimidade deste para exercer fiscalização dos atos do Poder Legislativo, desde que provocado. Assim, estuda-se a repartição de poderes, de...

  2. VIDA, VOLUNTAD DE PODER Y DESAPROPIACION: UNA LECTURA SOBRE LA NOCION MADURA-TARDIA DE VIDA EN NIETZSCHE

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    La presente investigación tiene como propósito indagar el concepto de vida en Nietzsche presente en su obra madura-tardía y póstuma. Este concepto de vida nietzscheano fue engendrado a la par de uno de sus pensamientos más célebres, a saber, la voluntad de poder. De esta manera, esta tesis se concentrará en la lectura, análisis e interpretación de la idea de vida en Nietzsche a la luz de la voluntad de poder. Lo que se propone en esta tesis es, por un lado, determinar qué se...

  3. Poder e gênero em Miguel Ángel Asturias, Érico Verissimo e Gioconda Belli

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    Oliveira, Amanda da Silva

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    O objetivo dessa dissertação é o estudo dos temas poder e gênero em três romances latino-americanos: O Senhor Presidente, de Miguel Ángel Asturias; O Senhor Embaixador, de Erico Verissimo; e O País das mulheres, de Gioconda Belli. Tratando de definir os conceitos de campo literário da Guatemala, do Brasil e da Nicarágua, a partir do ano de publicação das obras estudadas, as análises textuais se direcionam à percepção de como o poder se estabelece sob forma de opressão nas ditaduras das Améric...

  4. Use of local pastoral species to increase fodder production of the saline rangelands in southern Tunisia

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    Tlili, Abderrazak; Tarhouni, Mohamed; Cardà, Artemi; Neffati, Mohamed

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    Climate changes associated with multiple destructive human activities accelerate the degradation process of the natural rangelands around the world and especially the vulnerable areas such as the dryland ecosystems (Anaya-Romero et al., 2015; Eskandari et al., 2016; Muños Rojas et al., 2016; Vicente-Serrano et al., 2016). The vegetation cover and the biomass production of these ecosystems are decreasing and this is resulting in land degradation due to the soil erosion and changes in soil quality due to the abuse and misuse of the soil resources (Cerdà et al., 2016; Prosdocimi et al., 2016; Keesstra et al., 2016). To cope with such threats, it is necessary to develop some management techniques (restoration, plantation…) to enhance the biomass production and the carbon sequestration of the degraded rangelands (Muñoz-Rojas et al., 2016; Tarhouni et al., 2016). The valorization of saline water by planting pastoral halophyte species in salt-affected soils as well as the marginal areas are considered among the valuable tools to increase the rangeland production in dry areas. In this work, the ability of four plants (Atriplex halimus L. (Amaranthaceae), Atriplex mollis Desf. (Amaranthaceae), Lotus creticus L. (Fabaceae) and Cenchrus ciliaris L. (Poaceae)) to grow and to produce are tested under a field saline conditions (water and soil). Non-destructive method (Vegmeasure) is used to estimate the biomass production of these species. Chemical (crude protein, moisture and ash contents) and biochemical analyses (sugars, tannins and polyphenols contents) are also undertaken. Two years after plantation, the obtained results showed the ability of the four species to survive and to grow under high salinity degree. A strong positive correlation was obtained between the canopy cover and the dry biomass of the four studied species. Hence, the restoration of saline soils can be ensured by planting local halophytes. Acknowledgements. The research leading to these results has

  5. “A UTOPIA DE UM CORPO INCORPÓREO”: corpo, poder e saber em Michel de Foucault

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    Assis Daniel Gomes

    2016-12-01

    En este trabajo se reflexiona, de manera bien introductoria, acerca de algunas preocupaciones planteadas por Michel Foucault, en especial lo que él llama disciplinalization y utopía del cuerpo. Deducimos que estos están influenciados por la filosofía post-sartreana, participan las afecciones resultantes a partir de mayo de 1968 y un retorno a la filosofía de Nietzsche. Este filósofo de la transgresión en tela de juicio los supuestos hasta ahora planteados por la filosofía perspectiva marxista, vinculadas al concepto de lucha de clases y militante función intelectual (Sartre, que pensar en el cuerpo y el poder. Por último, Foucault refleja cómo construir cierta sociedad disciplinaria, según las convenciones dadas paraliza el cuerpo, inventa y dominado por ciertos intereses permeadas por relaciones de micro-poder. Palabras clave: Cuerpo; El Poder-saber; Michel Foucault.

  6. Poder e identidade grupal: um estudo em corporações musicais da região das vertentes

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    Marcos Vieira-Silva

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available A investigação produzida buscou compreender a constituição histórica das formações identitárias e suas articulações com as relações de poder, no desempenho das atividades cotidianas de três corporações musicais mineiras. Percebeu-se que o processo identitário dos músicos é permeado pelo prestígio e valor que a tradição musical imprime na região. As diferenciações na produção de identidades individuais e coletivas podem exercer influências nas relações de poder inter e intragrupais. Também, as diversas formas de estabelecimento das relações de poder entre os agentes exercem influências no desenvolvimento do processo grupal e na atividade musical. Atividade, esta, que legitima tanto as identidades coletivas quanto as individuais, mantendo a vida musical da Região das Vertentes viva e intensa através dos tempos.

  7. Motivos de sucesso, afiliação e poder: evidência confirmatória do constructo

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    Rego Arménio

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo expõe evidência confirmatória de validação do instrumento de medida dos motivos de sucesso, afiliação e poder proposto por Rego (2000. A amostra inclui 342 estudantes do ensino superior. Os dados sugerem o seguinte: a o modelo tri-dimensional ajusta-se satisfatoriamente aos dados; b os alphas são superiores a 0.70; c tal como sugerido pela teoria, o motivo afiliativo relaciona-se negativamente com o desempenho dos estudantes; d o motivo de sucesso explica o desempenho especialmente em condições de dificuldade intermédia; e não se confirma a hipótese de o motivo de poder explicar o desempenho de estudantes com percepções de dificuldade elevada; f os poderes explicativos dos motivos para o desempenho são baixos; g o perfil motivacional traçado para a amostra converge com o descrito por pesquisas anteriores incidentes sobre populações portuguesas. Genericamente, a evidência empírica acalenta algum otimismo acerca das propriedades psicométricas do instrumento, mas estudos adicionais de validação são necessários.

  8. A presidência e a separação dos poderes no Brasil (1999-2002

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    Kurt von Mettenheim

    2003-11-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho discute as relações entre a presidência brasileira e os outros poderes da União durante a segunda gestão FHC de 1999 a 2002. A hipótese central é de que a crescente separação dos poderes, apontada por vários autores desde a Constituição de 1988, também caracteriza processos importantes ocorridos durante essa gestão de FHC. Argumentamos que esse processo empírico exige uma reavaliação de conceitos sobre a democracia brasileira e que teorias "separacionistas" de poder e governo oferecem novas perspectivas para o estudo das instituições políticas brasileiras.This paper discusses the relationship between the Brazilian Presidency and other Union powers during Fernando Henrique Cardoso's second term in office, from 1999 to 2002. The central hypotheses is that the growing separation of powers, highlighted by various researchers since the 1988 Constitution, also characterizes important processes, which took place during this time. It is argued that this empirical process demands a reevaluation of concepts on Brazilian democracy and that theories that separate power and government offer new perspectives for the study of Brazilian political institutions.

  9. Biopoder: el poder y la violencia en la formación de profesionales de enfermería

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    R. Ayala-Valenzuela

    Full Text Available El presente artículo da cuenta del ejercicio del poder en las relaciones existentes entre los profesionales de salud en formación (estudiantes y sus preceptores (profesionales de enfermería; el modo en que éstos -desde su posición asimétrica de poder- generan sentimientos adversos para el aprendizaje de aquéllos, a través de la violencia simbólica y la violencia explícita, en el afán de controlar el cuerpo en términos de su productividad y su rendimiento. Fundamenta sus argumentaciones a partir de las ideas de Pierre Bordieu desde la escuela estructuralista, y las de Michael Foucault y Gilles Deleuze desde la perspectiva postestructuralista, quienes hicieron sus aportaciones a las ideas de control, poder, biopoder y violencia simbólica. Hace una analogía de esta situación de maltrato hacia estudiantes con los círculos que se generan en escenarios de violencia intrafamiliar, reconociendo roles homólogos en ambos contextos: la víctima, el victimario, los testigos silentes y los testigos activos. Por último, relaciona estos razonamientos con estudios de percepción de la violencia en estudiantes de enfermería en los campos clínicos chilenos.

  10. PODER CALORÍFICO Y MATERIAL INORGÁNICO EN LA CORTEZA DE SEIS ÁRBOLES FRUTALES

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    Ricardo Martínez-Pérez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available El poder calorífico y el contenido de sustancias minerales (cenizas se determinaron en la corteza de seis especies arbóreas frutales (Annona cherimola Mill., Citrus aurantifolia Swingle, Malus domestica Borkh., Psidium guajava L., Prunus dulcis [Mill.] D. A. Webb y Tamarindus indica L.. Las cenizas obtenidas fueron analizadas mediante rayos X. Los valores encontrados de poder calorífico variaron de 3,453.49 kcal•kg-1 en T. indica a 4,076.10 kcal•kg-1 en P. guajava. En el caso de las cenizas, los resultados fluctuaron de 5.76 % en P. guajava a 21.93 % en T. indica. Se observó que un contenido mayor de minerales en las cortezas tiende a disminuir su poder calorífico. Los elementos químicos comunes en las muestras analizadas fueron calcio, potasio, magnesio, fósforo y azufre. No se detectaron metales pesados en las muestras de la corteza.

  11. El poder de la Iglesia imperial: el mito de Costantino y el papado romano

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    Ramón TEJA

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    Full Text Available RESUMEN: La figura histórica de Constantino se convirtió en un mito hagiográfico por parte de los apologistas cristianos (Lactancio, Eusebio de Cesárea y otros ya en vida del emperador y, especialmente, después de su muerte. Pero el mito experimentó recorridos diferentes en las dos Partes Imperii: en Occidente, con la desaparición del arrianismo y las aspiraciones a la primacía de los obispos de Roma, se procedió a reelaborar aspectos importantes de la vida del emperador para apoyar a las aspiraciones del naciente papado. Fue así como surgió, primero, en el siglo v, la leyenda de los Actus Silvestri que atribuía al obispo de Roma Silvestre (314-335 un protagonismo que nunca tuvo: la conversión y bautismo de Constantino y la atribución al obispo de Roma de una primacía sobre los demás obispos. Otra leyenda posterior, la Donatio Constantini, le atribuyó la concesión de un poder temporal sobre toda Italia. Estas leyendas fueron utilizadas por los papas del Medievo para fundamentar la figura del papa-emperador frente a las aspiraciones de los emperadores del Sacro Imperio. La demostración por los Humanistas del Renacimiento de la falsedad de estas obras no alteró las aspiraciones del papado, mientras que los Reformadores protestantes se sirvieron de ello para atacar la figura del papa y reelaborar una nueva imagen mítica de Constantino acorde con sus intereses. Pero la Iglesia romana sobrevivió a las críticas del Renacimiento, la Ilustración y las Revoluciones modernas y todavía hoy el papa mantiene algunas manifestaciones del poder y del ceremonial que heredó de los emperadores romanos.SUMMARY: The historical shape of the emperor Constantine changed into a hagiographical myth by apologists such as Lactancio or Eusebio of Cesárea during the emperor life and, particularly, afterwards. This myth was read in different ways in the two parts of the Roman Empire: in the "West part, with the Arian movement already extinguished

  12. Verdad, poder y saber: escritura de viajes femenina Truth, power, and knowledge: female travel writings

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    Nara Araújo

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O artigo inicia com uma reflexão acerca da articulação que os relatos de viagens - reais ou imaginárias - podem cumprir junto ao discurso moderno sobre as diversidades e as alteridades. Considera, ainda, os relatos como exercício de poder, na medida em que, segundo Foucault, a força do poder reside na produção de efeitos positivos no nível do desejo e do saber. Para tanto, lembra os cronistas responsáveis pelas primeiras descrições do Novo Mundo, cujos livros de viagens adquiriram autoridade sobre as regiões estrangeiras ao desvelar seus mistérios, como a descrição de costumes, hábitos alimentícios, vestimenta e relações familiares, entre outros, e orientando, assim, os novos viajantes. As narrativas de viagens feitas por mulheres são então introduzidas a partir da especificidade de suas abordagens. Afinal, ao irromper o espaço público, elas necessitam estabelecer uma relação entre o espaço, o conhecimento e a autoridade, e, para validar seus discursos, servem-se da história e da referência às fontes consultadas. Marquesa Calderón de la Barca, Isabel Pesado de Mier, as irmãs Larraínzar, Condessa de Merlín e Nísia Floresta são algumas das escritoras aqui trabalhadas.This article begins with a reflection about the influences of the travel reports - real or imaginary ones - on the modern discourse, diversity, and alterities. It also considers the reports as a power instrument, since, according to Foucault, the force of power resides in the production of positive effects in both knowledge and desire levels. Thus, the chroniclers responsible for the first descriptions of the New World are visited. Their books were very useful to the new travelers by revealing the mystery of the foreign lands, as well as their customs, alimentary habits, dressing ways, and familiar relationships, among others. The narratives written by women are then introduced considering the specificity of their approach. After all, when appearing

  13. PRIORIDADE TEOLÓGICO-PASTORAL DA PNEUMATOLOGIA HOJE: “O ESPÍRITO PRECEDE A VINDA DE CRISTO” (SÃO BASÍLIO

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    Víctor Codina

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo se propõe recuperar a Pneumatologia – em contraposição ao esquecimento do Espírito na teologia latina – e refletir não só em torno à presença pós-pascal do Espírito na Igreja e no mundo, mas também sobre o Espírito como condição necessária para o acesso ao Senhor, o que implica importantes consequências para a pastoral de hoje. ABSTRACT: The article intends to recuperate the Pneumatology – before the forgotten dimension of the Spirit which has happened in Latin theology – and reflect not only on the paschal presence of the Spirit in the Church, but also on the Spirit as a prerequisite for access to the Lord, which implies major consequences for the pastoral care of today.

  14. Iglesia y Monarquía castellana bajo la misma cruz: Una visita pastoral a la diócesis de Segovia en 1446-1447

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    Silvina Andrea Mondragón

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza la situación de las parroquias segovianas de mediados del siglo XV a partir del documento de una visita pastoral donde se asienta el estado de conservación de las iglesias, la conducta de los curas párrocos y las opiniones campesinas vinculadas a esto. Se analiza también el rol que desempeña el visitador en tanto portador de la ideología emanada de la Iglesia como institución, al tiempo que imbuido de la lógica de la comunidad campesina de la que generalmente procede. El contexto general de esta visita pastoral es la reforma eclesiástica general del siglo XIV, que trató de revertir la crisis de la Iglesia

  15. O poder ideológico: Bobbio e os intelectuais Ideological power: Bobbio and the intellectuals

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    André Botelho

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo apresenta a reflexão de Norberto Bobbio sobre os intelectuais. Argumenta que a sua formulação do exercício do poder ideológico como atributo desses atores sociais segue quatro premissas associadas. A primeira diz respeito às conseqüências sociais dos diferentes legados do passado e da diversidade das estruturas sociais sobre a atuação possível dos intelectuais em cada sociedade. A segunda às relações entre cultura e política como eixo da análise dos intelectuais. A terceira à possibilidade de se forjar tipologias de intelectuais operativas da análise. E por último a questão da responsabilidade dos intelectuais - central na reflexão do autor. Após mostrar cada uma dessas premissas, procura-se recuperar a contribuição teórica de Bobbio para a análise dos intelectuais na sociedade brasileira.The article presents the reflection of Norberto Bobbio on intellectuals. Bobbio's formulation of the exercise of the ideological power as an attribute of these social actors follows four associated premises. The first refers to the social consequences of the different legacies of the past and the diversity of the social structures on the possible performance of the intellectuals. The second refers to the relationships between culture and politics as the axis of the analysis of the intellectuals. The third points to the possibility of constructing typologies of intellectuals. Finally, the question of the responsibility of the intellectuals, one of Bobbio's central concerns. After presenting these premises, the article extends the theoretical contribution of Bobbio to the analysis of the intellectuals in the Brazilian society.

  16. Aproximación a las relaciones de poder en la red

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    Miguel Héctor Fernández-Carrión

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available La sociedad del conocimiento/información no es actualmente un simple slogan político, sino que unido al concepto de la nueva economía y en general a la globalización exterioriza una especial relación de poder de dependencia del mundo con la única superpotencia existente desde finales del siglo XX, en el inicio de la era digital, los Estados Unidos. La segunda mitad del siglo XX ha estado caracterizada por la imposición económica de algunas multinacionales sobre las políticas nacionales, de unos países (los menos sobre otros (los mas. Asimismo, desde el último tercio del siglo veinte la sociedad del conocimiento y la globalización define un nuevo estado mundial cibernético, y en el que destaca la comunicación por Internet, que le caracteriza.__________________ABSTRACT:The society of the knowledge is not nowadays a simple political slogan, but joined the concept of the new economy and the globalization it expresses a special relation of power. Of dependence of the world with the only existing superpower from the ends of the XXth century: the United States. It is the beginning of the digital age. In the second half of the XXth century she has been characterized by the economic imposition of the multinationals on the political national ones, of a few countries on others. And, from ends of the same century twenty the society of the knowledge and the globalization defines a new world cybernetic condition. And in that the communication stands out for Internet, which characterizes it.

  17. El poder d'autodeterminació de les dades personals a internet

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    María Dolores Palacios González

    2012-11-01

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    La determinació del contingut i extensió de la protecció de dades a Europa està en un moment d'inflexió. Com a conseqüència del recurs presentat davant l'Audiència Nacional per societats del grup Google contra diverses resolucions de l'Agència Espanyola de Protecció de Dades, en les quals s'obliga el cercador a eliminar la possibilitat d'accedir a dades relatives als reclamants, s'ha presentat una qüestió prejudicial davant el Tribunal de Justícia de la Unió Europea en la qual es planteja, entre altres interrogants, si un cercador pot ser responsable del tractament de dades personals. Al seu torn, la  comissió acaba de proposar una modificació de la legislació de protecció de dades, amb una preocupació especial per internet i, més concretament, per les xarxes socials, amb la finalitat, entre altres, d'establir l'anomenat «dret a l'oblit», que en l'àmbit de la xarxa no es configura com un poder absolut dels titulars de dades personals per a eliminar-les quan vulguin i sense condicions, sinó com una referència unitària a l'exercici de les facultats de revocació del consentiment, oposició i cancel·lació, ja recollides en la legislació de protecció de dades, enfront dels responsables del tractament digital. 

     

  18. De las armas a la desmovilización. El poder paramilitar en Colombia

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    Álvaro Rodríguez, Miriam

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available This paper analyzes the co-optation to local government by the paramilitary armed groups in Colombia from the government presided over by Belisario Betancur (1980-1984 to the presidency of Álvaro Uribe (2002-2006. This research analyzes how these paramilitary groups succeeded in establishing their power in the Colombian local government and its consolidation as the major actor in certain departments. We study the issue from a historical perspective and turning to the sociological discipline. We propose a theoretical framework which describes and analyzes the political opportunities and constraints for those armed actors to carry out the mobilization, development and consolidation of their activities within an action framework characterized by the existence of an internal armed conflict.

    Este trabajo analiza la cooptación del ámbito local por los grupos armados paramilitares en Colombia desde el gobierno presidido por Belisario Betancur (1980-1984 hasta la presidencia de Álvaro Uribe (2002-2006. Esta investigación examina cómo los grupos paramilitares llegaron a establecer su poder en el gobierno local colombiano consolidándose como actor hegemónico en determinados departamentos. El problema planteado se estudia bajo una perspectiva histórica con ayuda de la disciplina sociológica. Se propone un marco teórico que describe y analiza las oportunidades y limitaciones políticas de estos actores armados para llevar a cabo su movilización, desarrollo y consolidación de sus actividades en un marco de acción caracterizado por la presencia del conflicto armado interno.

  19. PLANEJAMENTO ESTRATÉGICO DE TI NO PODER JUDICIÁRIO DO ESTADO DO ESPIRITO SANTO

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    Alamir Costa Louro

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo apresenta os efeitos gerados a partir da concepção e implantação de um planejamento estratégico de tecnologia da informação no Poder Judiciário do Estado do Espírito Santo(PJES. Para coleta dos dados e análise de resultados foram realizadas pesquisas documentais em relatório de auditoria realizado pelo Conselho Nacional de Justiça (CNJ. O artigo buscou evidências no relatório que corroborem com as possíveis melhorias apontadas por autores da área que tangenciam a Governança de TI. Essas melhorias não foram constatadas documentalmente e as razões e consequências foram explicitadas no artigo, que apesar de ser um estudo de caso interno ao PJES, aponta resultados e fatores geradores aparentemente comuns e que podem possibilitar ao estudo servir de referência para aplicação de melhores práticas de Governança de TI em outros tribunais do judiciário brasileiro.   This paper analyses the impact from conception and implementation of a information technology strategic plan in the Court of the State of Espírito Santo (PJES. For data collection and analysis of results were conducted documentary research in the audit report conducted by the National Council of Justice (CNJ. The article had sought evidence in the report to corroborate with possible improvements as pointed out by IT governance area authors. These improvements were not found by documentary evidence and the reasons and consequences were explained in the article, which despite being a case study only in PJES, points out results and organizational characteristics seemingly ordinary what may allow the study serve as a reference in application of IT governance best practices in other courts of the Brazilian judiciary

  20. Islam, democracia y neoliberalismo: los Hermanos Musulmanes egipcios en el poder

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    Mariela Cuadro

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo general del artículo es contribuir a la reflexión en torno de las relaciones entre el islam político, la democracia liberal y el neoliberalismo económico. En tal fin estudia el caso de la organización de los Hermanos Musulmanes egipcios en el poder, centrado en la dimensión económica. Esta elección se explica, por un lado, por la ausencia del factor económico en la lectura hegemónica de la Primavera Árabe y, por otro lado, por su fuerte presencia en los discursos de los centros de poder internacionales que clamaban porque la reforma política (instauración de la democracia fuera acompañada por una económica (establecimiento o profundización del libre mercado. Con este fin, en primer lugar, analiza el concepto de democracia, y plantea que su concepción hegemónica está referida a la democracia liberal. Esta última es definida a través de tres elementos: el proceso electoral como uno de carácter técnico, la construcción de individuos-ciudadanos y el neoliberalismo económico. Para la elucidación de este último, el artículo se basa en los análisis de Michel Foucault, para afirmar que el neoliberalismo se encuentra basado en el libre mercado entendido como competencia y, por lo tanto, en la desigualdad. El liberalismo económico está enmarcado en el proceso de secularización atravesado por Europa, uno de cuyos corolarios fue la separación entre economía y política, pero también entre economía y religión. La falta de separación entre las últimas dos da lugar a que ciertos autores sostengan que el eje de la economía islámica es la justicia social, y la definen como una economía moral. El artículo se detiene en el concepto de economía islámica y contrapone la lectura anterior con otra que relaciona el islam político con el neoliberalismo económico. Con el objetivo de evitar esencializaciones y, en cambio, analizar prácticas, el trabajo no adopta a priori ninguna de las dos perspectivas, sino que