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  1. Difficulties implementing a mental health guideline: an exploratory investigation using psychological theory

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    Eccles Martin P

    2007-03-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Evaluations of interventions to improve implementation of guidelines have failed to produce a clear pattern of results favouring a particular method. While implementation depends on clinicians and managers changing a variety of behaviours, psychological theories of behaviour and behaviour change are seldom used to try to understand difficulties in implementation or to develop interventions to overcome them. Objectives This study applied psychological theory to examine explanations for difficulties in implementation. It used a theoretical framework derived from an interdisciplinary consensus exercise to code interviews across 11 theoretical domains. The focus of the study was a National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's Schizophrenia guideline recommendation that family intervention should be offered to the families of people with schizophrenia. Methods Participants were recruited from community mental health teams from three United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS Trusts; 20 members (social workers, nurses, team managers, psychologists, and psychiatrists participated. Semi-structured interviews were audio-taped and transcribed. Interview questions were based on the theoretical domains and addressed respondents' knowledge, attitudes and opinions regarding the guideline. Two researchers independently coded the transcript segments from each interview that were related to each theoretical domain. A score of 1 indicated that the transcript segments relating to the domain did not appear to contain description of difficulties in implementation of the family therapy guidelines; similarly a score of 0.5 indicated possible difficulties and a score of 0 indicated definite difficulties. Results Coding respondents' answers to questions related to the three domains 'beliefs about consequences,' 'social/professional role and identity,' and 'motivation' produced the three highest total scores indicating that factors relating

  2. Performance of ACMG-AMP Variant-Interpretation Guidelines among Nine Laboratories in the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium.

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    Amendola, Laura M; Jarvik, Gail P; Leo, Michael C; McLaughlin, Heather M; Akkari, Yassmine; Amaral, Michelle D; Berg, Jonathan S; Biswas, Sawona; Bowling, Kevin M; Conlin, Laura K; Cooper, Greg M; Dorschner, Michael O; Dulik, Matthew C; Ghazani, Arezou A; Ghosh, Rajarshi; Green, Robert C; Hart, Ragan; Horton, Carrie; Johnston, Jennifer J; Lebo, Matthew S; Milosavljevic, Aleksandar; Ou, Jeffrey; Pak, Christine M; Patel, Ronak Y; Punj, Sumit; Richards, Carolyn Sue; Salama, Joseph; Strande, Natasha T; Yang, Yaping; Plon, Sharon E; Biesecker, Leslie G; Rehm, Heidi L

    2016-06-02

    Evaluating the pathogenicity of a variant is challenging given the plethora of types of genetic evidence that laboratories consider. Deciding how to weigh each type of evidence is difficult, and standards have been needed. In 2015, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) published guidelines for the assessment of variants in genes associated with Mendelian diseases. Nine molecular diagnostic laboratories involved in the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) consortium piloted these guidelines on 99 variants spanning all categories (pathogenic, likely pathogenic, uncertain significance, likely benign, and benign). Nine variants were distributed to all laboratories, and the remaining 90 were evaluated by three laboratories. The laboratories classified each variant by using both the laboratory's own method and the ACMG-AMP criteria. The agreement between the two methods used within laboratories was high (K-alpha = 0.91) with 79% concordance. However, there was only 34% concordance for either classification system across laboratories. After consensus discussions and detailed review of the ACMG-AMP criteria, concordance increased to 71%. Causes of initial discordance in ACMG-AMP classifications were identified, and recommendations on clarification and increased specification of the ACMG-AMP criteria were made. In summary, although an initial pilot of the ACMG-AMP guidelines did not lead to increased concordance in variant interpretation, comparing variant interpretations to identify differences and having a common framework to facilitate resolution of those differences were beneficial for improving agreement, allowing iterative movement toward increased reporting consistency for variants in genes associated with monogenic disease. Copyright © 2016 American Society of Human Genetics. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  3. Using Interactive Data Visualizations for Exploratory Analysis in Undergraduate Genomics Coursework: Field Study Findings and Guidelines

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    Kumar, Anuj; Nong, Paige; Su, Gang; Meng, Fan

    2016-01-01

    Life scientists increasingly use visual analytics to explore large data sets and generate hypotheses. Undergraduate biology majors should be learning these same methods. Yet visual analytics is one of the most underdeveloped areas of undergraduate biology education. This study sought to determine the feasibility of undergraduate biology majors conducting exploratory analysis using the same interactive data visualizations as practicing scientists. We examined 22 upper level undergraduates in a genomics course as they engaged in a case-based inquiry with an interactive heat map. We qualitatively and quantitatively analyzed students’ visual analytic behaviors, reasoning and outcomes to identify student performance patterns, commonly shared efficiencies and task completion. We analyzed students’ successes and difficulties in applying knowledge and skills relevant to the visual analytics case and related gaps in knowledge and skill to associated tool designs. Findings show that undergraduate engagement in visual analytics is feasible and could be further strengthened through tool usability improvements. We identify these improvements. We speculate, as well, on instructional considerations that our findings suggested may also enhance visual analytics in case-based modules. PMID:26877625

  4. IND - THE IND DECISION TREE PACKAGE

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    Buntine, W.

    1994-01-01

    A common approach to supervised classification and prediction in artificial intelligence and statistical pattern recognition is the use of decision trees. A tree is "grown" from data using a recursive partitioning algorithm to create a tree which has good prediction of classes on new data. Standard algorithms are CART (by Breiman Friedman, Olshen and Stone) and ID3 and its successor C4 (by Quinlan). As well as reimplementing parts of these algorithms and offering experimental control suites, IND also introduces Bayesian and MML methods and more sophisticated search in growing trees. These produce more accurate class probability estimates that are important in applications like diagnosis. IND is applicable to most data sets consisting of independent instances, each described by a fixed length vector of attribute values. An attribute value may be a number, one of a set of attribute specific symbols, or it may be omitted. One of the attributes is delegated the "target" and IND grows trees to predict the target. Prediction can then be done on new data or the decision tree printed out for inspection. IND provides a range of features and styles with convenience for the casual user as well as fine-tuning for the advanced user or those interested in research. IND can be operated in a CART-like mode (but without regression trees, surrogate splits or multivariate splits), and in a mode like the early version of C4. Advanced features allow more extensive search, interactive control and display of tree growing, and Bayesian and MML algorithms for tree pruning and smoothing. These often produce more accurate class probability estimates at the leaves. IND also comes with a comprehensive experimental control suite. IND consists of four basic kinds of routines: data manipulation routines, tree generation routines, tree testing routines, and tree display routines. The data manipulation routines are used to partition a single large data set into smaller training and test sets. The

  5. Indústria mineral

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    Iran F. Machado

    1998-08-01

    Full Text Available A INDÚSTRIA mineral brasileira é analisada, de modo sucinto, face aos desafios impostos pela globalização contemporânea. As mudanças profundas ocorridas no contexto internacional na última década, abrangendo as esferas política, econômica, social e institucional, exigem uma reflexão aprofundada sobre o papel a ser desempenhado pelo Brasil no comércio internacional de bens minerais. De um lado, as oportunidades de aproveitamento de jazidas de classe internacional, principalmente na Amazônia, são bastante promissoras. Por outro, não se deve ignorar que: a explotação dessas reservas terá de obedecer a critérios de sustentabilidade, seguindo paradigmas já adotados em países desenvolvidos; o Brasil terá de garantir a sua competitividade diante dos seus principais concorrentes (Austrália, CEI, China e Índia. A questão dos minerais estratégicos é também abordada, com ênfase nas preocupações demonstradas pelo Departamento de Estado dos EUA. Finalmente, são alinhados três cenários possíveis para o desempenho futuro da mineração brasileira, instando-se o governo a dedicar maior atenção ao destino do nosso subsolo.THE MINERAL industry of Brazil is briefly analysed vis-à-vis the challenges imposed by the cruenta globalization process. The profound changes that occurred in the international framework during the last decade, encompassing the political, economic, social, and institutional structures, demand a thorough appraisal about the role to be played by Brazil in the international market of mineral commodities. On one hand, the opportunities open for world class deposits, mainly in the Amazon, are very promising. On the other hand, it is mandatory to take into account that: the exploitation of these reserves shall comply with sound sustainability criteria, following guidelines already adopted by some developed countries; Brazil will have to demonstrate its competitiveness among the major competitors (Australia

  6. Virtual Exploratories

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    Jensen, Sisse Siggaard

    2006-01-01

    -systems, the paper introduces the designing strategy referred to as virtual exploratories. Some of the advanced virtual worlds may inspire the design of such provoking and challenging virtual exploratories, and especially the Massively Multi-User Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGS). However, if we have to learn from...... the design and activity of the advanced virtual worlds and role-playing games, then the empirical research on the actors’ activity, while they are acting, is an important precondition to it. A step towards the conception of such a designing strategy for virtual exploratories is currently pursued....... [1] The research project: Actors and Avatars Communicating in Virtual Worlds – an Empirical Analysis of Actors’ Sense-making Strategies When Based on a Communication Theoretical Approach’ (2006-2007) is supported...

  7. Le cas de l'Inde

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    approche de l'Inde en matière de collaboration internationale. Enfin, la cinquième .... L'Inde n'adhère pas non plus à une définition uniforme de l'aide au développement. Ce que ..... commerce (OMC) et défendu l'inviolabilité du droit international.

  8. En ny flugt ind i skoven

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    Haarder, Jon Helt

    2008-01-01

    Thure Erik Lund: IND. (Inn). Oversat fra norsk af Sara Koch. 192 sider, 199 kr. Gyldendal. UDKOMMER I DAG. Fire stjerner......Thure Erik Lund: IND. (Inn). Oversat fra norsk af Sara Koch. 192 sider, 199 kr. Gyldendal. UDKOMMER I DAG. Fire stjerner...

  9. Indflydelse. Hvide evangelister er inde i varmen

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    Olsen, Gorm Rye

    2016-01-01

    ANALYSE De hvide evangelister bar Trump ind i Det Hvide Hus. Det vil få stor betydning for USA's udenrigspolitik.......ANALYSE De hvide evangelister bar Trump ind i Det Hvide Hus. Det vil få stor betydning for USA's udenrigspolitik....

  10. Inde | Page 35 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le ...

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    Accueil · Asie du sud. Inde. Inde. Read more about Mondialisation de l'innovation : manifestation, déterminants et conséquences dans les économies émergentes de la Chine et de l'Inde. Langue French. Read more about Shifting Cultivation : Promoting Innovative Policy and Development Options in the Eastern Himalayas.

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    Accueil · Asie du sud. Inde. Inde. Read more about Genetically Modified Organisms : Public Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions (India). Langue English. Read more about Connaissances, attitudes et perceptions de la population à l'égard des OGM en Inde. Langue French. Read more about Toward Détente in Media ...

  12. Lengua indígena: lengua extranjera en tierra indígena

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    Wilmar da Rocha D'Angelis

    2009-07-01

    Full Text Available A pesar de las reiteradas manifestaciones y instrucciones al respecto del valor de las lenguas indígenas y sobre la importancia de la enseñanza en lengua materna, sea en documentos oficiales del gobierno brasileño, sea en artículos, declaraciones y propuestas firmadas por maestros indígenas o por pesquisadores no indígenas, el hecho es que en la mayor parte de los programas educacionales en comunidades indígenas de Brasil el espacio destinado a la lengua autóctona es muy semejante a lo que acostumbramos encontrar para una lengua extranjera en la escuela nacional. Como a menudo los maestros indígenas demuestran tener convicción en la necesidad de valorizar y fortalecer sus lenguas propias, y son - ellos mismos - hablantes nativos de sus lenguas, las preguntas que se plantean son: ¿Por cuales razones las escuelas indígenas siguen restringiendo el espacio de la lengua autóctona? ¿Es posible que los maestros indígenas de hecho estén creyentes de las potencialidades y en el futuro de su lengua materna? Y, por fin, ¿Serán las presiones de la burocracia o de maestros no-indígenas en la escuela indígena lo que impide la experimentación de programas auténticamente bilingües?.Despite the repeated demonstrations and instructions about the value of indigenous languages and the importance of education in mother tongue, whether in official documents of the Brazilian government, whether in articles, statements and proposals signed by indigenous teachers or non-indigenous researchers, the fact is that in the most educational programs in indigenous communities in Brazil the space for the native language is very similar to that usually found for a foreign language in the national school. As indigenous teachers often prove to have belief in the need to value and strengthen their own languages, and are - themselves - native speakers of that, the questions that arise are: Why reasons indigenous schools continue to restrict the space of the

  13. Indústria cultural e meio rural

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    VALDIR CASTRO OLIVEIRA

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Resumo – Este estudo discute de que maneira a indústria cultural interpela, nomeia e ressignifica as práticas sociais, políticas e culturais do meio rural através de contínuos deslocamentos semânticos dos quais emerge um rural idealizado e sem contradições. A nossa hipótese é a de que estas práticas discursivas são hegemonicamente determinadas e pautadas pelos interesses diretos ou conectados ao agronegócio e pelas suas potencialidades de consumo de bens materiais e simbólicos. Em conseqüência, definem também o conteúdo e as estéticas expressivas dos dispositivos comunicacionais voltados para o meio rural. Palavras-chaves – 1. Indústria cultural, 2. Comunicação Rural, 3. Indústria cultural e práticas discursivas para o meio rural. [1] Professor do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação e Informação para a Saúde. Fiocruz/ICICT. Rio de Janeiro. Endereço eletrônico: valdirco@yahoo.com.br

  14. Regulatory considerations concerning IND radiopharmaceutical drug products

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    Nissel, M.

    1985-01-01

    The Food and Drug Administration is charged by the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as presently amended, to assure that any drug introduced into interstate commerce is safe and effective for the purposes for which it is labeled. A radiopharmaceutical is, by definition, a new drug unless there is in effect an approved New Drug Application (NDA) for it. Before the data for the NDA are compiled, investigative studies have to be done. Before such studies can be performed in humans, an exemption from the Act is necessary. This exemption, technically the Claimed Exemption for an Investigational New Drug, is termed the IND. Both the scientific and the administrative requirements for an IND are discussed. For radiopharmaceutical drug products (RDP's), the radiation hazards, as well as the pharmacological ones, must be documented. Should the early studies demonstrate a potential for efficacy in a certain condition or disease state, an investigative protocol for an extended clinical trial is presented. The necessary requirements for Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval and consent forms are discussed. For certain research purposes, uniquely for radioactive drugs, an IND is not required for certain specific studies; the requirements for such a research study, conducted under the auspices of an approved radioactive drug research committee, are outlined

  15. Inde | Page 34 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le ...

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    Accueil · Asie du sud. Inde. Inde. Read more about Reasoned Approach to Setting Priorities in Health. Langue English. Read more about Nanotechnology in South Asia : Building Capabilities and Governing the Technology in South Asia. Langue English. Read more about La nanotechnologie en Asie du Sud : renforcement ...

  16. Indústria do conhecimento: uma poderosa engrenagem

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    Miguelote, Vera Regina da Silva; Camargo Jr, Kenneth Rochel de

    2010-01-01

    O artigo aborda a articulação da indústria farmacêutica à indústria do conhecimento, por meio de poderosas estratégias de marketing. Com o objetivo de legitimar cientificamente seus produtos, a indústria interfere na produção de conhecimento médico. Configurando uma engrenagem de direcionamento de interesses econômicos, financia pesquisas na área de medicamentos, enviesa seus resultados e incentiva a produção e publicação de artigos científicos. Trata-se de uma engrenagem que ameaça important...

  17. Derechos Humanos en Poblaciones Indígenas

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    Tuy, María del Carmen

    2017-01-01

    El tema que se me ha solicitado, Derechos Humanos en Poblaciones Indígenas, para Guatemala, puedo decir que es un tema del momento, ya que recientemente se firmó El Acuerdo de Paz Firme y Duradera, en donde en los diferentes acuerdos fueron tomados en gran parte los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, en este caso del pueblo Maya, Garífuna y Xinca

  18. An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin ...

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    EPA has released an external review draft entitled, An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin Exposure in Ceramic Art Studios(External Review Draft). The public comment period and the external peer-review workshop are separate processes that provide opportunities for all interested parties to comment on the document. In addition to consideration by EPA, all public comments submitted in accordance with this notice will also be forwarded to EPA’s contractor for the external peer-review panel prior to the workshop. EPA has realeased this draft document solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by EPA. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. The purpose of this report is to describe an exploratory investigation of potential dioxin exposures to artists/hobbyists who use ball clay to make pottery and related products.

  19. En rejse ind i dental biofilm

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    Schlafer, Sebastian

    Som klinkassistent og tandplejer arbejder man hver dag med bakteriel biofilm på tandoverfladerne – plak. Alle ved udmærket, at denne biofilm er ansvarlig for mundhulens hyppigste sygdomme, caries og parodontitis. Vi renser patienternes tænder for biofilm og opfordrer dem til at fjerne biofilmen...... mindst to gange om dagen, så grundigt de kan. Desuden bruges der en lang række antibakterielle tilsætningsstoffer i både tandpasta og mundskyllevæsker, hvis hovedformål er at dræbe bakterierne i dental biofilm. Men er biofilmen virkelig kun farlig? Nyere forskning har vist, at mennesket faktisk i høj...... grad er afhængig af de bakterier, der koloniserer kroppen. Hvorfor gælder dette tilsyneladende ikke for mundhulen? I løbet af præsentationen vil jeg tage tilhørerne med på en rejse ind i dental biofilm. Jeg vil belyse den komplekse bakterielle arkitektur, som kendetegner biofilmen, og vil analysere de...

  20. Quality Guidelines

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    ... this page: https://medlineplus.gov/criteria.html MedlinePlus Quality Guidelines To use the sharing features on this ... materials must also meet our existing quality guidelines. Quality, authority and accuracy of health content The organization's ...

  1. Jeroky Mbaekua - aspectos da etnoarte indígena.

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    Oseias de Oliveira

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available A idéia de arte compartilhada na cultura ocidental tradicionalmente tem sido entendida a partir de elementos conceituais e categorizações que não podem ser aplicados na cultura indígena. Assim, considerar a arte indígena significa observar sua complexidade, de forma a perpassar todas as instâncias da vida desses sujeitos. Desta forma, o texto busca discutir aspectos da etnoarte indígena que não é focada em uma noção de arte centralizada e homogeneizadora mas, sim atenta à uma perspectiva que busca contemplar melhor o seu modo de construção de símbolos, significados e representações culturais.

  2. Managing exploratory innovation

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    Charue-Duboc , Florence; Aggeri , Franck; Chanal , Valérie; Garel , Gilles

    2010-01-01

    Although the concept of exploration has been widely used in management research since James March's seminal article, the literature on exploration remains rather fuzzy. The question of exploration is dominated by the literature on ambidexterity but this research actually says little about concretely managing exploratory innovation itself, although this appears to be a central concern of most industrial firms today. Based on a material (twenty presentations made in a research seminar the autho...

  3. Summary guidelines

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    Halsnaes, K.; Painuly, J.P.; Turkson, J.; Meyer, H.J.; Markandya, A.

    1999-09-01

    This document is a summary version of the methodological guidelines for climate change mitigation assessment developed as part of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) project Economics of Greenhouse Gas Limitations; Methodological Guidelines. The objectives of this project have been to develop a methodology, an implementing framework and a reporting system which countries can use in the construction of national climate change mitigation policies and in meeting their future reporting obligations under the FCCC. The methodological framework developed in the Methodological Guidelines covers key economic concepts, scenario building, modelling tools and common assumptions. It was used by several country studies included in the project. (au) 13 refs.

  4. 21 CFR 312.22 - General principles of the IND submission.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 5 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false General principles of the IND submission. 312.22... (IND) § 312.22 General principles of the IND submission. (a) FDA's primary objectives in reviewing an... likelihood that the investigations will yield data capable of meeting statutory standards for marketing...

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    Inde. S'il se peut bien que les changements climatiques viennent aggraver le problème, il ressort de recherches menées dans deux bassins versants du sud du pays que la pollution industrielle, l'exploitation non réglementée des ressources et ...

  6. Inde | Page 74 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le ...

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    In just two days, 12 million people in India's coastal states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh suffered massive losses, of their homes and livelihoods, when Cyclone Phailin ... Une urbanisation rapide sollicite fortement les ressources en eau limitées de l'Inde. ... Rapid urbanization is squeezing India's limited water resources.

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    Langue English. Read more about Approche concertée en matière de lutte contre la violence faite aux femmes du Meghalaya. Langue French. Read more about Donner aux travailleurs du sexe les moyens de consigner les incidents de violence (Inde et Cambodge). Langue French. Read more about Enabling Sex Workers ...

  8. Interconnection Guidelines

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    The Interconnection Guidelines provide general guidance on the steps involved with connecting biogas recovery systems to the utility electrical power grid. Interconnection best practices including time and cost estimates are discussed.

  9. Effluent Guidelines

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    Effluent guidelines are national standards for wastewater discharges to surface waters and municipal sewage treatment plants. We issue the regulations for industrial categories based on the performance of treatment and control technologies.

  10. OSART guidelines

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    1988-02-01

    The IAEA Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) programme provides advice and assistance to Member States to enhance the operational safety of nuclear power plants. These OSART Guidelines provide overall guidance for the experts to ensure the consistency and comprehensiveness of the operational safety review. Specific guidelines are provided as guide for the systematic review in the following areas important to operational safety: management, organization and administration, training and qualification, operations, maintenance, technical support, radiation protection, chemistry, emergency planning and preparedness

  11. On Guidelines for College English Teaching and Challenges for College English Teachers

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    Li, Huiyin

    2016-01-01

    This article performs an exploratory study of the newly formulated "Guidelines" for College English Teaching ("Draft Exposure")("2015")("Guidelines"), aiming at exploring how different the latest Guidelines is from the previous ones, what challenges it brings to teachers and how these challenges can be…

  12. Author Guidelines

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    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Author GuidelinesIJCH strictly adheres on the recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals as per the standard universal guidelines given by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE - Recommendations for Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts. Authors are requested to visit http://www.icmje.org/index.html before making online submission of their manuscript(s.  http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/manuscript-preparation/preparing-for-submission.html Preparing for SubmissionPAGE CONTENTSGeneral PrinciplesReporting GuidelinesManuscript SectionsTitle PageAbstractIntroductionMethodsResultsDiscussionReferencesTablesIllustrations (FiguresUnits of MeasurementAbbreviations and Symbols1. General PrinciplesThe text of articles reporting original research is usually divided into Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion sections. This so-called “IMRAD” structure is not an arbitrary publication format but a reflection of the process of scientific discovery. Articles often need subheadings within these sections to further organize their content. Other types of articles, such as meta-analyses, may require different formats, while case reports, narrative reviews, and editorials may have less structured or unstructured formats.Electronic formats have created opportunities for adding details or sections, layering information, cross-linking, or extracting portions of articles in electronic versions. Supplementary electronic-only material should be submitted and sent for peer review simultaneously with the primary manuscript.2. Reporting GuidelinesReporting guidelines have been developed for different study designs; examples include CONSORT for randomized trials, STROBE for observational studies, PRISMA for systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and STARD for studies of diagnostic accuracy. Journals are encouraged to ask authors to follow these guidelines because

  13. Author Guidelines

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    Full Text Available AUTHOR GUIDELINES Indian Journal of Community Health (IJCH accepts only online submission of manuscript(s by using Open Journal software (OJS at http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/login Online SubmissionsAlready have a Username/Password for Indian Journal of Community Health (IJCH? GO TO LOGINNeed a Username/Password?GO TO REGISTRATIONNote: Registration and login are required to submit items online and to track the status of current submissions.Author GuidelinesIJCH strictly adheres on the recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals as per the standard universal guidelines given by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE - Recommendations for Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts. Authors are requested to visit http://www.icmje.org/index.html before making online submission of their manuscript(s. http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/manuscript-preparation/preparing-for-submission.html Preparing for SubmissionGeneral PrinciplesReporting GuidelinesManuscript SectionsTitle PageAbstractIntroductionMethodsResultsDiscussionReferencesTablesIllustrations (FiguresUnits of MeasurementAbbreviations and Symbols 1. General PrinciplesThe text of articles reporting original research is usually divided into Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion sections. This so-called “IMRAD” structure is not an arbitrary publication format but a reflection of the process of scientific discovery. Articles often need subheadings within these sections to further organize their content. Other types of articles, such as meta-analyses, may require different formats, while case reports, narrative reviews, and editorials may have less structured or unstructured formats.Electronic formats have created opportunities for adding details or sections, layering information, cross-linking, or extracting portions of articles in electronic versions. Supplementary electronic

  14. Exploratory of society

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    Cederman, L.-E.; Conte, R.; Helbing, D.; Nowak, A.; Schweitzer, F.; Vespignani, A.

    2012-11-01

    A huge flow of quantitative social, demographic and behavioral data is becoming available that traces the activities and interactions of individuals, social patterns, transportation infrastructures and travel fluxes. This has caused, together with innovative computational techniques and methods for modeling social actions in hybrid (natural and artificial) societies, a qualitative change in the ways we model socio-technical systems. For the first time, society can be studied in a comprehensive fashion that addresses social and behavioral complexity. In other words we are in the position to envision the development of large data and computational cyber infrastructure defining an exploratory of society that provides quantitative anticipatory, explanatory and scenario analysis capabilities ranging from emerging infectious disease to conflict and crime surges. The goal of the exploratory of society is to provide the basic infrastructure embedding the framework of tools and knowledge needed for the design of forecast/anticipatory/crisis management approaches to socio technical systems, supporting future decision making procedures by accelerating the scientific cycle that goes from data generation to predictions.

  15. Testamentos de indígenas americanos: siglos XVI - XVII

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    Pablo Rodríguez

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo pretende explicar o significado e as características dos testamentos indígenas registrados em diferentes regiões da América espanhola. A fonte principal do estudo são coleções documentais de testamentos publicadas no México, na Colômbia e no Chile. Também utiliza os estudos historiográficos que, com base nesses documentos, foram realizados no Equador e no Peru. O artigo abre uma nova janela à compreensão dos complexos processos econômicos, sociais e culturais vividos pelos povos indígenas a partir da conquista.

  16. Educación indígena

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    Martha Rodríguez

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available La sociedad ecuatoriana es multicultural y pluricultural. La educación de los indígenas debe ser la mayor prioridad.Ellos tienen que recuperar su espacio natural y ser dueños de su propio destino... y de los medios de comunicación.Describe el artículo como se concebía la educación desde la Colonia., la independencia y cuál fue el trato que se dio a los indígenas, los modelos educativos que se aplicaron, la educación formal, la educación bilingüe, los proyectos autogestionarios, la educación bilingüe intercultural.

  17. Buen vivir y pueblos indígenas en Colombia

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    2017-01-01

    ResumenA partir de la Constitución Política de 1991, Colombia se reconoce como un país multiétnico y pluricultural. Los 102 Pueblos Indígenas existentes en el país tienen como principios de lucha el Territorio, la Cultura, la Autonomía y la Unidad. Hoy el movimiento indígena colombiano, es un referente consolidado, a pesar del exterminio físico y cultural. Actualmente 36 pueblos están en riesgo de extinción, a raíz de las políticas estatales, el conflicto armado interno y el desarrollo occide...

  18. Juventud indígena en el Totonacapan Veracruzano

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    Ariel García Martínez

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo pretende dar a conocer la especificidad de la juventud indígena de Totonacapan, su incorporación a la sociedad adulta y su interacción a través de un comparativo que toma como punto de partida la integración de los poblados pertenecientes a la sierra de Papantla, en el norte del estado de Veracruz, con el resto de la sociedad nacional. El trabajo intenta reconstruir el surgimiento de los “jóvenes indígenas” totonacos como producto de la interacción con su propia cultura y la cultura nacional en las cuatro últimas décadas.

  19. Inde | Page 77 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le ...

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    Ce n'est un secret pour personne que les produits agricoles traditionnels comme les mils et les légumineuses à graines sont très nutritifs. C'est pourquoi des chercheurs collaborent actuellement avec des femmes en Inde et en Éthiopie pour faciliter l'utilisation à des fins personnelles (pour la préparation de repas sains) et ...

  20. de las mujeres indígenas migrantes

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    Elizabeth Maier

    2006-01-01

    falta de tiempo y energía para realizar estos derechos a plenitud, por el otro. El artículo examina la influencia de las nuevas condiciones de vida y trabajo del mercado global en la relación de género y los procesos de sujetivización y ciudadanización de mujeres indígenas inmigrantes.

  1. Exploratory orbit analysis

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    Michelotti, L.

    1989-03-01

    Unlike the other documents in these proceedings, this paper is neither a scientific nor a technical report. It is, rather, a short personal essay which attempts to describe an Exploratory Orbit Analysis (EOA) environment. Analyzing the behavior of a four or six dimensional nonlinear dynamical system is at least as difficult as analyzing events in high-energy collisions; the consequences of doing it badly, or slowly, would be at least as devastating; and yet the level of effort and expenditure invested in the latter, the very attention paid to it by physicists at large, must be two orders of magnitude greater than that given to the former. It is difficult to choose the model which best explains the behavior of a physical device if one does not first understand the behavior of the available models. The time is ripe for the development of a functioning EOA environment, which I will try to describe in this paper to help us achieve this goal

  2. Exploratory orbit analysis

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    Michelotti, L.

    1989-03-01

    Unlike the other documents in these proceedings, this paper is neither a scientific nor a technical report. It is, rather, a short personal essay which attempts to describe an Exploratory Orbit Analysis (EOA) environment. Analyzing the behavior of a four or six dimensional nonlinear dynamical system is at least as difficult as analyzing events in high-energy collisions; the consequences of doing it badly, or slowly, would be at least as devastating; and yet the level of effort and expenditure invested in the latter, the very attention paid to it by physicists at large, must be two orders of magnitude greater than that given to the former. It is difficult to choose the model which best explains the behavior of a physical device if one does not first understand the behavior of the available models. The time is ripe for the development of a functioning EOA environment, which I will try to describe in this paper to help us achieve this goal.

  3. Methodological guidelines

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    Halsnaes, K.; Callaway, J.M.; Meyer, H.J.

    1999-01-01

    The guideline document establishes a general overview of the main components of climate change mitigation assessment. This includes an outline of key economic concepts, scenario structure, common assumptions, modelling tools and country study assumptions. The guidelines are supported by Handbook Reports that contain more detailed specifications of calculation standards, input assumptions and available tools. The major objectives of the project have been provided a methodology, an implementing framework and a reporting system which countries can follow in meeting their future reporting obligations under the FCCC and for GEF enabling activities. The project builds upon the methodology development and application in the UNEP National Abatement Coasting Studies (UNEP, 1994a). The various elements provide countries with a road map for conducting climate change mitigation studies and submitting national reports as required by the FCCC. (au) 121 refs

  4. Methodological guidelines

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    Halsnaes, K.; Callaway, J.M.; Meyer, H.J.

    1999-04-01

    The guideline document establishes a general overview of the main components of climate change mitigation assessment. This includes an outline of key economic concepts, scenario structure, common assumptions, modelling tools and country study assumptions. The guidelines are supported by Handbook Reports that contain more detailed specifications of calculation standards, input assumptions and available tools. The major objectives of the project have been provided a methodology, an implementing framework and a reporting system which countries can follow in meeting their future reporting obligations under the FCCC and for GEF enabling activities. The project builds upon the methodology development and application in the UNEP National Abatement Coasting Studies (UNEP, 1994a). The various elements provide countries with a road map for conducting climate change mitigation studies and submitting national reports as required by the FCCC. (au) 121 refs.

  5. Methodological guidelines for developing accident modification functions

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    Elvik, Rune

    2015-01-01

    This paper proposes methodological guidelines for developing accident modification functions. An accident modification function is a mathematical function describing systematic variation in the effects of road safety measures. The paper describes ten guidelines. An example is given of how to use...... limitations in developing accident modification functions are the small number of good evaluation studies and the often huge variation in estimates of effect. It is therefore still not possible to develop accident modification functions for very many road safety measures. © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights...... the guidelines. The importance of exploratory analysis and an iterative approach in developing accident modification functions is stressed. The example shows that strict compliance with all the guidelines may be difficult, but represents a level of stringency that should be strived for. Currently the main...

  6. AIDS guidelines.

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    Berger, R

    1986-04-30

    The Sun article, "Employers finding that AIDS in the workplace is a managerial nightmare" (April 3), did not accurately portray the status of AIDS in the workplace. The AIDS virus, HTLV III, is transmitted by body fluids, primarily semen and blood, and there is no known risk of transmitting the virus by casual contact in the workplace. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) released guidelines for child care workers last August. Guidelines on preventing transmission of AIDS in the workplace were issued by CDC in November 1985. These guidelines specifically discussed health care, personal service, and food service workers. The recommendations were against routine screening. Furthermore, employment should not be restricted on the basis of a positive HTLV III antibody test. A person with HTLV III infection should be exempt from the workplace only if there are circumstances interfering with job performance. In Maryland, the Governor's Task Force on AIDS has gone on record as endorsing CDC guidelines related to employment. Furthermore, the task force condemns discrimination based on the disease AIDS, AIDS Related Complex (ARC), or HTLV III infection. Increasingly AIDS patients are being considered legally disabled and therefore are protected by federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a handicap. Marylanders who are subjected to mandatory HTLV III screening in the workplace, or if discriminated against on the basis of HTLV III inefction, should contact the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, or the Health Education Resource Organization (HERO). All 3 of these resources guarantee confidentiality. It is only by employees reporting incidents that a nightmare in the workplace can be avoided in Maryland. full text

  7. GRADE guidelines

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    Guyatt, Gordon H; Thorlund, Kristian; Oxman, Andrew D

    2013-01-01

    Presenting continuous outcomes in Summary of Findings tables presents particular challenges to interpretation. When each study uses the same outcome measure, and the units of that measure are intuitively interpretable (e.g., duration of hospitalization, duration of symptoms), presenting differences...... and absolute effects, presenting the ratio of the means of intervention and control groups, and presenting the results in minimally important difference units. We outline the merits and limitations of each alternative and provide guidance for meta-analysts and guideline developers....

  8. ASCOT guidelines

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    1994-05-01

    These guidelines describe an approach used in conducting an Assessment of Safety Culture in Organizations Team (ASCOT) review. They are intended to assist the team members in conducting their reviews and at the same time provide guidance to hosts preparing to receive an ASCOT review. They may also be used by any organization wishing to conduct their own self-assessment of safety culture, independent of an ASCOT review

  9. Dietary guidelines

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    Jelsøe, Erling

    2015-01-01

    to food and eating and the emergence of proposals for integrated guidelines. It explores the conflicts and controversies that have arisen in the wake of the various proposals and identifies a number of different types of conflicts. These relate to conflicts of interests between the various actors involved...... and political resistance against initiatives that are perceived as being in conflict with the values of a market economy and free trade. Furthermore, there are controversies that can be broadly characterised as relating to the politics of knowledge and have to do with the differentiation of expertise...

  10. Editorial: Anastasia Candre y otros creadores indígenas

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    Juan Alvaro Echeverri

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Presentación de la trayectoria personal e intelectual de Anastasia Candre, presentación del contenido de los tres dossiers de la revista (Anastasia Candre, Mira - Artes Visuales Contemporáneas de los Pueblos Indígenas, e Investigación Propia, discusión de la riqueza lingüistica y expresiva de estos textos y de su aporte como formas alternativas de conocimiento y expresión. Concluye con unas palabras en memoria de Roberto Franco García y Daniel Matapí, fallecidos en septiembre de 2014 en un accidente aéreo.

  11. Zoom on India | Gros plan sur l’Inde

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    Full Text Available Indian Energy Production and Consumption (in Million Tonnes of Oil EquivalentProduction et consommation d’énergie en Inde (en millions de tonnes d’équivalent pétroleSource: World Bank, World Bank Development Indicators, 2010.Indian Oil, Gas and Coal Imports (in Million Tonnes of Oil Equivalent, 2008*Importations indiennes de pétrole, de gaz et de charbon (en millions de tonnes d’équivalent pétrole, 2008** 2009 for coal data | 2009 pour les données sur le charbon.Sources: British Petroleum...

  12. Exploratory studies, 1991

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    1992-03-01

    The Exploratory Studies Group is dedicated to advanced investigation of accelerators and radiation, primarily in the area of charged-particle beams and photon beams. Its primary mission is to explore the next steps in the development of particle accelerators and storage rings, which are important both for high-energy physics and for the wide range of disciplines now turning to synchrotron-radiation sources and free-electron lasers. Our research is therefore deeply committed to LBL's institutional goal of becoming a center for the generation and use of coherent and incoherent electromagnetic radiation of exceptional brightness, as well as for generic research on the future development of accelerators. A significant fraction of our effort is dedicated to general accelerator-physics research for facilities on the immediate horizon, but a vital part of our activities comprises research into exotic possibilities for charged-particle production, accumulation, acceleration, and storage. During this report period, we were proncipally involved in four general areas of study: Accelerator-physics research for the Advanced Light Source, the 1-2 GeV synchrotron radiation source now under construction at LBL. In collaboration with the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, both the conceptual and the detailed design of PEP-II, an energy-asymmetric electron-positron collider, based on the PEP ring at SLAC and designed to serve as a B-meson factory. Studies of ultraviolet and infrared free-electron lasers based on linear accelerators and storage rings, in particular the conceptual design of an infrared free-electron laser for the proposed Chemical Dynamics Research Laboratory at LBL. Generic high-energy accelerator-physics and photon-beam research directed far into the future to envision facilities that would employ new techniques of particle-beam acceleration and storage and photon-beam generation

  13. An indigoidine biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982 contains an unusual IndB homologue.

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    Yu, Dayu; Xu, Fuchao; Valiente, Jonathan; Wang, Siyuan; Zhan, Jixun

    2013-01-01

    A putative indigoidine biosynthetic gene cluster was located in the genome of Streptomyces chromofuscus ATCC 49982. The silent 9.4-kb gene cluster consists of five open reading frames, named orf1, Sc-indC, Sc-indA, Sc-indB, and orf2, respectively. Sc-IndC was functionally characterized as an indigoidine synthase through heterologous expression of the enzyme in both Streptomyces coelicolor CH999 and Escherichia coli BAP1. The yield of indigoidine in E. coli BAP1 reached 2.78 g/l under the optimized conditions. The predicted protein product of Sc-indB is unusual and much larger than any other reported IndB-like protein. The N-terminal portion of this enzyme resembles IdgB and the C-terminal portion is a hypothetical protein. Sc-IndA and/or Sc-IndB were co-expressed with Sc-IndC in E. coli BAP1, which demonstrated the involvement of Sc-IndB, but not Sc-IndA, in the biosynthetic pathway of indigoidine. The yield of indigoidine was dramatically increased by 41.4 % (3.93 g/l) when Sc-IndB was co-expressed with Sc-IndC in E. coli BAP1. Indigoidine is more stable at low temperatures.

  14. Cultura indígina e identidade nacional

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    Maria Vitória Silva Paiva

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available A ideia de uma identidade nacional foi sendo construída; não havia, inicialmente, um Brasil como hoje conhecemos. Essa noção começa a se solidificar entre os anos de 1940 a 1950. As pessoas se identificavam pelo local onde nasciam, onde sua família estava enraizada, não pela sua nacionalidade. A história do país foi e é construída por um processo contínuo de inclusão-exclusão, o que faz com que diferentes grupos sociais e identitários continuem num processo de busca pela sua afirmação, em especial os indígenas e a população afro-brasileira. A metodologia utilizada na construção deste artigo foi a pesquisa bibliográfica e a pesquisa de campo, tanto atuando como psicóloga no grupo de saúde mental que existe dentro da aldeia Jaraguá, em São Paulo, como nas visitas às aldeias Guarani de Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, e entrevistas com três indígenas, das etnias Guarani, Pitaguary e Tibiriça.

  15. IndElec: A Software for Analyzing Party Systems and Electoral Systems

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    Francisco Ocaña

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available IndElec is a software addressed to compute a wide range of indices from electoral data, which are intended to analyze both party systems and electoral systems in political studies. Further, IndElec can calculate such indices from electoral data at several levels of aggregation, even when the acronyms of some political parties change across districts. As the amount of information provided by IndElec may be considerable, this software also aids the user in the analysis of electoral data through three capabilities. First, IndElec automatically elaborates preliminary descriptive statistical reports of computed indices. Second, IndElec saves the computed information into text files in data matrix format, which can be directly loaded by any statistical software to facilitate more sophisticated statistical studies. Third, IndElec provides results in several file formats (text, CSV, HTML, R to facilitate their visualization and management by using a wide range of application softwares (word processors, spreadsheets, web browsers, etc.. Finally, a graphical user interface is provided for IndElec to manage calculation processes, but no visualization facility is available in this environment. In fact, both the inputs and outputs for IndElec are arranged in files with the aforementioned formats.

  16. Desigualdades na mortalidade por suicídio entre indígenas e não indígenas no estado do Amazonas, Brasil

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    Maximiliano Loiola Ponte de Souza

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Analisar as taxas e algumas características da mortalidade por suicídio entre indígenas e não indígenas no Amazonas. MÉTODO: Estudo de coorte retrospectiva, em que os dados de óbito foram obtidos no Sistema de Informações sobre Mortalidade e os populacionais no Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Foram utilizados todos os registros de suicídio do período de 2006-2010 e a interpolação geométrica anual para a estimação das subpopulações. RESULTADOS: Ocorreram 688 suicídios no Amazonas, dos quais 19,0% em indígenas. A taxa ajustada de mortalidade por suicídio (TAMS nos indígenas, de 18,4/100 mil, foi 4,4 vezes superior a dos não indígenas. A TAMS em indígenas aumentou 1,6 vez em 2010 em relação a 2006. Nos municípios de Tabatinga e São Gabriel da Cachoeira, as TAMS foram muito altas, 75,8 e 41,9/100 mil, respectivamente. CONCLUSÕES: Evidenciou-se o comportamento desigual das taxas de mortalidade por suicídio entre indígenas e não indígenas, expondo não só sua importância local, como também sua invisibilidade como problema de saúde pública, principalmente entre jovens 15 e 24 anos.

  17. Harvard Catalyst | The Clinical Translational Science Center IND/IDE Consult Service: Providing an IND/IDE Consult Service in a Decentralized Network of Academic Healthcare Centers

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    Winkler, Sabune J.; Bierer, Barbara E.; Wolf, Delia

    2014-01-01

    Abstract The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations require sponsors of clinical investigations involving an investigational drug or device to submit an Investigational New Drug (IND) or Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application. Strict adherence to applicable regulations is vital to the success of clinical research. Unlike most major pharmaceutical sponsors, investigator sponsors often do not fully appreciate their regulatory obligations nor have resources to ensure compliance. As a result they can place themselves and their institutions at risk. Nevertheless, investigator‐initiated clinical trials are vital to the further development of innovative drugs, biologics, and medical devices. The IND/IDE Subcommittee under the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Program at Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center worked in collaboration with Harvard and Harvard affiliated institutions to create and launch an IND/IDE Consult Service in a decentralized network of collaborating Academic Healthcare Centers (AHC). The IND/IDE Consult Service offers expertise, resources, and shared experiences to assist sponsor‐investigators and IRBs in meeting regulatory requirements for conducting and reviewing investigator‐initiated IND/IDE studies. The scope of the services provided by the Harvard Catalyst IND/IDE Consult Service are described, including the specifics of the service, lessons learned, and challenges faced, in a scalable model that builds inter‐institutional capacity. PMID:24455986

  18. Harvard Catalyst | The Clinical Translational Science Center IND/IDE Consult Service: providing an IND/IDE consult service in a decentralized network of academic healthcare centers.

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    Kim, Min J; Winkler, Sabune J; Bierer, Barbara E; Wolf, Delia

    2014-04-01

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations require sponsors of clinical investigations involving an investigational drug or device to submit an Investigational New Drug (IND) or Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application. Strict adherence to applicable regulations is vital to the success of clinical research. Unlike most major pharmaceutical sponsors, investigator sponsors often do not fully appreciate their regulatory obligations nor have resources to ensure compliance. As a result they can place themselves and their institutions at risk. Nevertheless, investigator-initiated clinical trials are vital to the further development of innovative drugs, biologics, and medical devices. The IND/IDE Subcommittee under the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Program at Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center worked in collaboration with Harvard and Harvard affiliated institutions to create and launch an IND/IDE Consult Service in a decentralized network of collaborating Academic Healthcare Centers (AHC). The IND/IDE Consult Service offers expertise, resources, and shared experiences to assist sponsor-investigators and IRBs in meeting regulatory requirements for conducting and reviewing investigator-initiated IND/IDE studies. The scope of the services provided by the Harvard Catalyst IND/IDE Consult Service are described, including the specifics of the service, lessons learned, and challenges faced, in a scalable model that builds inter-institutional capacity. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

  19. Representantes y representaciones indígenas en el altiplano occidental de Guatemala

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    Celigueta, Gemma

    2014-01-01

    Este artículo se pregunta por la relación entre una representación política indígena y las representaciones existentes sobre dicho grupo. En concreto, demuestra la relación entre el concurso de Reina indígena del municipio de Quetzaltenango y la representación política indígena en la municipalidad. Además, los avatares del concurso permiten adentrarnos en el movimiento indígena de la segunda mitad del siglo XX. Un movimiento que plantea una redefinición de lo indígena y de su papel en las nac...

  20. ASSET guidelines

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    1990-11-01

    The IAEA Assessment of Safety Significant Events Team (ASSET) Service provides advice and assistance to Member States to enhance the overall level of plant safety while dealing with the policy of prevention of incidents at nuclear power plants. The ASSET programme, initiated in 1986, is not restricted to any particular group of Member States, whether developing or industrialized, but is available to all countries with nuclear power plants in operation or approaching commercial operation. The IAEA Safety Series publications form common basis for the ASSET reviews, including the Nuclear Safety Standards (NUSS) and the Basic Safety Principles (Recommendations of Safety Series No. 75-INSAG-3). The ASSET Guidelines provide overall guidance for the experts to ensure the consistency and comprehensiveness of their review of incident investigations. Additional guidance and reference material is provided by the IAEA to complement the expertise of the ASSET members. ASSET reviews accept different approaches that contribute to ensuring an effective prevention of incidents at plants. Suggestions are offered to enhance plant safety performance. Commendable good practices are identified and generic lessons are communicated to other plants, where relevant, for long term improvement

  1. Trenching as an exploratory method

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    Hatheway, A.W.; Leighton, F.B.

    1979-01-01

    The critical nature of siting nuclear power plants has led to increased emphasis on exploratory trenching. Trenching is the most definitive of all subsurface exploratory methods; it permits inspection of a continuous geologic section by both geologists and regulatory authorities and makes possible the preparation of a graphic log that delineates both obvious and subtle geologic features. About one of every two nuclear plant licensing efforts utilizes exploratory trenching. Many geologic hazards, such as ''capable'' faults, can be detected from trench exposures; they may otherwise remain undetected. Trenches must be judiciously located, survey-controlled, excavated safely and adequately shored, logged in detail, and properly diagnosed. Useful techniques of trench logging include thorough cleaning of the trench walls, teamwork between geologist and recorder, logging against a carefully surveyed baseline and vertical reference grid, and panoramic photography.Soils, including paleosols, and glacial and glaciofluvial deposits present some of the most difficult media to log. Trench logs must be thoroughly interpreted and correlated so that they document the geologic conditions governing suitability of the site. Age-determination techniques utilized in exploratory trenching include petrographic analyses, quartz inclusion studies, clay mineralogic analyses, and radiometric methods

  2. An economic and financial exploratory

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    Cincotti, S.; Sornette, D.; Treleaven, P.; Battiston, S.; Caldarelli, G.; Hommes, C.H.; Kirman, A.

    2012-01-01

    This paper describes the vision of a European Exploratory for economics and finance using an interdisciplinary consortium of economists, natural scientists, computer scientists and engineers, who will combine their expertise to address the enormous challenges of the 21st century. This Academic

  3. Exploratory Analysis in Learning Analytics

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    Gibson, David; de Freitas, Sara

    2016-01-01

    This article summarizes the methods, observations, challenges and implications for exploratory analysis drawn from two learning analytics research projects. The cases include an analysis of a games-based virtual performance assessment and an analysis of data from 52,000 students over a 5-year period at a large Australian university. The complex…

  4. El misionero ante las culturas Indígenas

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    Gerardo Reichel Dolmatoff

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available La presente comunicación tiene por objeto describir, desde el punto de vista , algunos aspectos del contacto cultural entre el Misionero y el Indígena.  Referiré principalmente a aquellos factores que son negativos y  en estas situaciones de contacto, es decir, mi comunicación critica a un sistema y aun complejo de actividades prevalentes. Al hablar como , es que no nos entendamos en algunos puntos; pero al hablar  defensa del indio, estoy seguro de que ustedes concordarán conmigo pues voy  hablar del hombre, de este ser que es el centro de nuestras preocupaciones y  es la base y razón de nuestro común esfuerzo.

  5. Between Two Empires. Histoire des deux Indes And Modern Colonialism

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    Alessandro Pandolfi

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The article critically analyses the late eighteenth century process of crisis and transformation of the concept of empire. By considering Raynal’s Histoire des deux Indes and the Enlightenment’s critique of the different imperial models, Pandolfi reconstructs the transit from classic colonialism – built around the relations between settlers, savages and slaves – to another phase characterized by the indirect exploitation of the labour force. The text underlines the ambivalence of Enlightenment towards the question of the empire by demonstrating how Raynal’s work reflects the constitutive tension of the second half of the 1700s. Therefore, through Diderot’s analysis, the author demonstrates how the moral advancement of humanity is the product of a constant interaction between the colonial rhetoric of commerce and those revolutions, which, – in different moments and places – have crossed the colonial space.

  6. Estado nacional y nacionalidades indígenas.

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    José Mauro Gagliardi

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Cuando se estudian los pueblos indígenas de Brasil la primera cosa que se constata es su reducción de mayoría a minoría. Los traslados del interior para el litoral, las matanzas y las epidemias son hechos que sirven para ilustrar ese proceso de exterminación. A partir del siglo XVIII, com la administración pombalina se inició la formación delEstado Nacional que de forma planificada impuso a los indios una forma de actuar y de pensar. La finalidad del reglamento sobre las misiones de catequesis y civilización de los indios de 1845 era también la de incorporarlos a los patrones de vida occidentales. Se trataba de preparar a esos pueblos para un tipo de trabajo uniformado, hablando la lengua nacional, como una conciencia económica y cultural homogénea. Durante el periodo republicano, los mecanismos de integración de los pueblos indígenas a la sociedad nacional se hicieron todavía más eficaces. Si tomamos como referencia la formación del Estado Nacional verificaremos que es una tendencia de esa forma de organización política la de uniformizar las relaciones sociales y disolver la diversidad cultural. El estudio de ese fenómeno ayudará para la comprensión más profunda de las relaciones entre los indios y la sociedad brasileña y probablemente ayudará a programar estrategias que aseguren la vida de aquellos que todavía sobreviven.

  7. Author Guidelines

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    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Guidelines for Article Submission SiELE journal accepts articles on research and development in the field of teaching and learning of English, linguistics, educational development, policy and cultural studies in education. To be considered for publication, the article should be presented in the following system: First page: include a title page with the full title of the paper (must not exceed 16 words, the author(s’ name(s, affiliation(s, phone number(s and e-mail address of the corresponding author. A brief bio-data of the author(s (maximum of 100 words is provided in this page. Second p age and subsequent page: Submissions should be between 4000-6000 (including abstract, table(s, figure(s and references in A4 size paper with margins as the following: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, right 2.5 cm and left 4 cm. The font is Times New Roman, size 12 and single spaced. The article should generally consist of the following sections: introduction, review of literature, method, findings, discussion and conclusion. Headings and subheadings should be presented as follows (provide a space between the headings and sub-headings. 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Subheading of the Content 1.1.1 Subheading of the Content For Tables, the title size is 12 and the content size is 10. Please number the tables subsequently throughout your article and the title is written above the table. For Figures, the title size is 12 and the content size (if any is 10. Please number the figures subsequently throughout your article and the title is written below the figure. The reference list should be arranged alphabetically following the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.. See the following examples:   Book: Ellis, R. (2003. Task-based language learning and teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Internet source: Andrewes, S. (2003. Group work v. whole-class activities. Retrieved October 1, 2012 from http://www.teachingenglish.org

  8. Author Guidelines

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    Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Guidelines for Article Submission SiELE journal accepts articles on research and development in the field of teaching and learning of English, linguistics, educational development, policy and cultural studies in education. To be considered for publication, the article should be presented in the following system: First page: include a title page with the full title of the paper (must not exceed 16 words, the author(s’ name(s, affiliation(s, phone number(s and e-mail address of the corresponding author. A brief bio-data of the author(s (maximum of 100 words is provided in this page. Second page and subsequent page: Submissions should be between 4000-6000 (including abstract, table(s, figure(s and references in A4 size paper with margins as the following: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, right 2.5 cm and left 4 cm. The font is Times New Roman, size 12 and single spaced. The article should generally consist of the following sections: introduction, review of literature, method, findings, discussion and conclusion. Headings and subheadings should be presented as follows (provide a space between the headings and sub-headings. 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Subheading of the content 1.1.1 Subheading of the content For Tables, the title size is 12 and the content size is 10. Please number the tables subsequently throughout your article and the title is written above the table. For Figures, the title size is 12 and the content size (if any is 10. Please number the figures subsequently throughout your article and the title is written below the figure. The reference list should be arranged alphabetically following the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.. See the following examples: Back Matter| 79 80 | STUDIES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND EDUCATION, Volume 1, Number 1, March 2014 Book: Ellis, R. (2003. Task-based language learning and teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Internet source: Andrewes, S. (2003. Group work v

  9. Author Guidelines

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    Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf

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    Full Text Available Guidelines for Article Submission   SiELE journal accepts articles on research and development in the field of teaching and learning of English, linguistics, educational development, policy and cultural studies in education. To be considered for publication, the article should be presented in the following system: First page: include a title page with the full title of the paper (must not exceed 16 words, the author(s’ name(s, affiliation(s, phone number(s and e-mail address of the corresponding author. A brief bio-data of the author(s (maximum of 100 words is provided in this page. Second page and subsequent page: Submissions should be between 4000-6000 (including abstract, table(s, figure(s and references in A4 size paper with margins as the following: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, right 2.5 cm and left 4 cm. The font is Times New Roman, size 12 and single spaced. The article should generally consist of the following sections: introduction, review of literature, method, findings, discussion and conclusion. Headings and subheadings should be presented as follows (provide a space between the headings and sub-headings. 1         INTRODUCTION 1.1      Subheading of the Content  1.1.1   Subheading of the Content  For Tables, the title size is 12 and the content size is 10. Please number the tables subsequently throughout your article and the title is written above the table. For Figures, the title size is 12 and the content size (if any is 10. Please number the figures subsequently throughout your article and the title is written below the figure. The reference list should be arranged alphabetically following the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.. See the following examples:   Book: Ellis, R. (2003. Task-based language learning and teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Internet source: Andrewes, S. (2003. Group work v. whole-class activities. Retrieved October 1, 2012 from

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    Yunisrina Qismullah Yusuf

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    Full Text Available Guidelines for Article Submission   SiELE journal accepts articles on research and development in the field of teaching and learning of English, linguistics, educational development, policy and cultural studies in education. To be considered for publication, the article should be presented in the following system: First page: include a title page with the full title of the paper (must not exceed 16 words, the author(s’ name(s, affiliation(s, phone number(s and e-mail address of the corresponding author. A brief bio-data of the author(s (maximum of 100 words is provided in this page. Second page and subsequent page: Submissions should be between 4000-6000 (including abstract, table(s, figure(s and references in A4 size paper with margins as the following: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, right 2.5 cm and left 4 cm. The font is Times New Roman, size 12 and single spaced. The article should generally consist of the following sections: introduction, review of literature, method, findings, discussion and conclusion. Headings and subheadings should be presented as follows (provide a space between the headings and sub-headings. 1         INTRODUCTION 1.1      Subheading of the content  1.1.1   Subheading of the content  For Tables, the title size is 12 and the content size is 10. Please number the tables subsequently throughout your article and the title is written above the table. For Figures, the title size is 12 and the content size (if any is 10. Please number the figures subsequently throughout your article and the title is written below the figure. The reference list should be arranged alphabetically following the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.. See the following examples:   Book: Ellis, R. (2003. Task-based language learning and teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Internet source: Andrewes, S. (2003. Group work v. whole-class activities. Retrieved October 1, 2012 from

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    Full Text Available Guidelines for Article Submission   SiELE journal accepts articles on research and development in the field of teaching and learning of English, linguistics, educational development, policy and cultural studies in education. To be considered for publication, the article should be presented in the following system: First page: include a title page with the full title of the paper (must not exceed 16 words, the author(s’ name(s, affiliation(s, phone number(s and e-mail address of the corresponding author. A brief bio-data of the author(s (maximum of 100 words is provided in this page. Second page and subsequent page: Submissions should be between 4000-6000 (including abstract, table(s, figure(s and references in A4 size paper with margins as the following: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, right 2.5 cm and left 4 cm. The font is Times New Roman, size 12 and single spaced. The article should generally consist of the following sections: introduction, review of literature, method, findings, discussion and conclusion. Headings and subheadings should be presented as follows (provide a space between the headings and sub-headings. 1         INTRODUCTION 1.1      Subheading of the content  1.1.1   Subheading of the content  For Tables, the title size is 12 and the content size is 10. Please number the tables subsequently throughout your article and the title is written above the table. For Figures, the title size is 12 and the content size (if any is 10. Please number the figures subsequently throughout your article and the title is written below the figure. The reference list should be arranged alphabetically following the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.. See the following examples:   Book: Ellis, R. (2003. Task-based language learning and teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Internet source: Andrewes, S. (2003. Group work v. whole-class activities. Retrieved October 1, 2012 from

  12. Guidelines for Description

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    The Guidelines follow the conceptual metadata model (deliverable 17.2). They include guidelines for description of collection-holding institutions, document collections, organisations, personalities, events, camps and ghettos. As much as possible the guidelines comply with the descriptive standards

  13. AUTHOR GUIDELINES

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    Full Text Available AUTHOR GUIDELINESIndian Journal of Community Health (IJCH accepts only online submission of manuscript(s by using Open Journal software (OJS at http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/loginOnline SubmissionsAlready have a Username/Password for Indian Journal of Community Health (IJCH? GO TO LOGINNeed a Username/Password?GO TO REGISTRATIONNote: Registration and login are required to submit items online and to track the status of current submissions.Author GuidelinesIJCH strictly adheres on the recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals as per the standard universal guidelines given by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE - Recommendations for Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts. Authors are requested to visit http://www.icmje.org/index.html before making online submission of their manuscript(s.SectionsEditorial:On issues of current public health needAbout 1000 – 1200 wordsReferences: 5 – 10 (PubMed - Citation preferredInvited Commentary:Brief, provocative, opinionated communicationsOn issues of current public health needMain Text: 750-1000 words excluding referencesReferences: 5 – 10 (PubMed - Citation preferredOriginal Article:Articles from Original ResearchStructured abstract: 250 wordsMain Text: 2500 - 3000 words, IMRD formatKey Words: 5 - 8References: 20 – 25 (PubMed - Citation preferredTables / Figures: 3 – 4*Certificate of clearance from respective Institutional Ethical Committee (IECReview Article:On subject of public health relevanceAbstract: 250 wordsMain Text: 2500 - 3000 wordsKey Words: 3 - 4References: 20 – 25 (PubMed - Citation preferredTables / Figures: 3 – 4Short Communication / Article:Short report of a research project / outbreakMain Text : 1000 – 1200 wordsReferences: 10 – 15 (PubMed - Citation preferredTable / Figure: 01*Certificate of clearance from respective Institutional Ethical Committee (IECReport from the field

  14. Indústrias criativas: definição, limites e possibilidades

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    Bendassolli,Pedro F.; Wood Jr.,Thomaz; Kirschbaum,Charles; Cunha,Miguel Pina e

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    O termo "indústrias criativas" surgiu nos anos 1990, para designar setores nos quais a criatividade é uma dimensão essencial do negócio. As indústrias criativas compreendem, entre outras, as atividades relacionadas ao cinema, ao teatro, à música e às artes plásticas. Neste artigo introdutório, mostramos o surgimento do termo no âmbito de políticas públicas de desenvolvimento econômico, analisamos a literatura científica sobre as indústrias criativas e procuramos sistematizar as diferentes def...

  15. An economic and financial exploratory

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    Cincotti, S.; Sornette, D.; Treleaven, P.; Battiston, S.; Caldarelli, G.; Hommes, C.; Kirman, A.

    2012-11-01

    This paper describes the vision of a European Exploratory for economics and finance using an interdisciplinary consortium of economists, natural scientists, computer scientists and engineers, who will combine their expertise to address the enormous challenges of the 21st century. This Academic Public facility is intended for economic modelling, investigating all aspects of risk and stability, improving financial technology, and evaluating proposed regulatory and taxation changes. The European Exploratory for economics and finance will be constituted as a network of infrastructure, observatories, data repositories, services and facilities and will foster the creation of a new cross-disciplinary research community of social scientists, complexity scientists and computing (ICT) scientists to collaborate in investigating major issues in economics and finance. It is also considered a cradle for training and collaboration with the private sector to spur spin-offs and job creations in Europe in the finance and economic sectors. The Exploratory will allow Social Scientists and Regulators as well as Policy Makers and the private sector to conduct realistic investigations with real economic, financial and social data. The Exploratory will (i) continuously monitor and evaluate the status of the economies of countries in their various components, (ii) use, extend and develop a large variety of methods including data mining, process mining, computational and artificial intelligence and every other computer and complex science techniques coupled with economic theory and econometric, and (iii) provide the framework and infrastructure to perform what-if analysis, scenario evaluations and computational, laboratory, field and web experiments to inform decision makers and help develop innovative policy, market and regulation designs.

  16. An economic and financial exploratory

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    Cincotti, S.; Sornette, D.; Treleaven, P.; Battiston, S.; Caldarelli, G.; Hommes, C.; Kirman, A.

    2012-01-01

    This paper describes the vision of a European Exploratory for economics and finance using an interdisciplinary consortium of economists, natural scientists, computer scientists and engineers, who will combine their expertise to address the enormous challenges of the 21st century. This Academic Public facility is intended for economic modelling, investigating all aspects of risk and stability, improving financial technology, and evaluating proposed regulatory and taxation changes. The European...

  17. Trenching as a exploratory method

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    1979-01-01

    The critical nature of siting nuclear power plants has led to increased emphasis on exploratory methods; it permits inspection of a continuous geologic section by both geologists and regulatory authorities and makes possible the preparation of a graphic log that delineates both obvious and subtle geologic features. About one of every two nuclear plant licensing efforts utilizes exploratory trenching. Many geologic hazards, such as ''capable'' faults, can be detected from trench exposures; they may otherwise remain undetected. Trenches must be judiciously located, survey-controlled, excavated safetly and adequately shored, logged in detail, and properly diagnosed. Useful techniques of trench logging include thorough cleaning of the trench walls, teamwork between geologist and recorder, logging against a carefully surveyed baseline and vertical reference grid, and panoramic photography. Soils, including paleosols, and glacial and glaciofluvial deposits present some of the most difficult media to log. Trench logs must be thoroughly interpreted and correlated so that they document the geologic conditions governing suitability of the site. Age-determination techniques utilized in exploratory trenching include petrographic analyses, quartz inclusion studies, clay mineralogic analyses, and radiometric methods

  18. Programs of quality improvement: an exploratory study in large Brazilian construction companies

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    Silvia Helena Boarin Pinto

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available This article aims to identify the major characteristics of the implementation of quality programs in large construction companies in Brazil. This study focuses on the most accepted and implemented models such as ISO 9000:2000, ISO 14001, Six Sigma and Total Quality Management (TQM. An exploratory study was carried out in seven large companies (approximately 37% of the total number. These companies were chosen from the “500 Largest and Best Brazilian Companies” list, published by Exame Magazine, in 2005, out of a total number of 15 large companies in the sector. The indings of this study show that the companies have been implementing quality programs, have been using more basic quality tools, and have been dificulty accounting resources that come from the implementation of quality programs.

  19. Turismo, patrimonio y comunidades indígenas

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    Edna Camila Acero Tinoco

    2018-05-01

    Full Text Available Si bien es cierto que el capital impacta las diversas dinámicas existentes en el comercio, se debe tener en cuenta que la comunidad que habita en cualquier espacio donde se genere ese comercio ha tenido diferentes transformaciones a lo largo del tiempo en búsqueda de sus necesidades, creando medios sociales de comercio a partir de la naturaleza que los rodea (Marx, 1971, p. 37. Una de las actividades económicas que genera transformaciones e impactos es el fenómeno turístico, que a pesar de su orientación productivista lleva consigo una connotación sociológica importante, dada la posibilidad de interacción simbólica entre la visión del consumidor turístico y la del sujeto receptor. Dicha interacción genera intercambios culturales complejos y transformaciones en las dinámicas locales debido a la necesidad naciente de conocer lo desconocido y redescubrir al otro, como una forma de materializar el turismo e industrializar la cultura. Los beneficios económicos del turismo no se convierten en beneficios sociales, pues son diseñados sin conocer la realidad de las comunidades. Así mismo, es inevitable el cambio en los comportamientos generales debido a la transformación de la estructura cultural como consecuencia de los intercambios sociales. El turismo es el que determina cómo deben actuar, comportarse, vestirse, qué deben mostrar y qué pueden vender las comunidades, por lo cual, en la mayoría de las ocasiones, estas maquillan sus cuerpos y buscan recrear el discurso del buen salvaje por medio de la danza, los cantos, las lenguas aborígenes y el aspecto de sumisión. Es por lo anterior que el objetivo de esta investigación es, grosso modo, conocer los impactos que genera la actividad turística en las comunidades indígenas a partir del discurso colonial. Este discurso sigue siendo reproducido como una forma de vender un producto turístico llamado cultura y patrimonio, representado en las diferentes comunidades indígenas del

  20. La diffusion spatiale de l’informatique en Inde

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    Divya Leducq

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available L’Inde est une puissance émergente qui s’affirme, entre autres, à travers son secteur des services informatiques aux entreprises. Dans ce pays, lesTechnologies de l’Informationet de la Communication (TIC sont perçues comme un moteur de développement. Le modèle du cluster géographique et économiques’est imposé progressivement comme outil d’aménagement dans l’ensemble des politiques sectorielles menées par l’État indien et reprises par les États fédérés. La diffusion de cet outil est liée aux succès qui ont fait la renommée de l’Inde dans le secteur des logiciels, aux bénéfices attendus en matière d’innovation, mais aussi à des raisons pratiques et foncières. Cet article présente à travers un prisme géoéconomique les stratégies de développement successives basées sur la création de clusters TIC multi-échelles,en analysant l’exemple précis de l’État du Kerala.India is an emergent superpower which asserts itself through outsourced services, the so-called “IT industry”. Beyond the fact that InfoTech are seen as a trickle-down development engine, it is the cluster which has become gradually a town planning measure in the sectoral policies followed by the central government and the regional states. The diffusion of this spatial model can be explained by the success stories which made the reputation of India and the expected benefits in terms of innovation. This article analyzes the successive strategies of development based on IT clusters through a geographical and economical prism. The role of the scales and of the actors will be emphasized, while resting on the specific instance of the Kerala state.

  1. Le pétrole en Inde Oil in India

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    Diab E.

    2006-11-01

    Full Text Available L'Inde est un pays riche en ressources énergétiques. En ce qui concerne le pétrole, les réserves prouvées sont déjà abondantes, mais certains pensent qu'il reste un potentiel très important à découvrir, le pays étant un des moins explorés du monde. L'ouverture récente des industries de l'énergie aux capitaux privés et étrangers devrait accélérer le développement de l'exploration, du raffinage et de la pétrochimie. Mais, bien que de nombreux projets aient été approuvés par le gouvernement, la réalisation ne suit pas dans tous les cas, en raison de conditions qui ne sont pas toujours jugées attrayantes par les investisseurs potentiels. Malgré tout, certains pensent que l'Inde sera une puissance égale sinon supérieure à la Chine et qu'elle soutient déjà la comparaison avec les dragons du Sud-Est asiatique. India is a country that is rich in energy resources. Concerning oil, proven reserves are already abundant, but there are some who think that a very large potential remains to be discovered, since the country is one of the least throughly explored in the world. The recent opening up of energy industries to private and foreign capital should speed up the development of exploration, refining and petrochemicals. However, even if numerous projects were to be approved by the Government, actually carrying them out does not always ensue because of conditions that are not always judged to be attractive by potential investors. Despite all this, there are some who think that India will be a power equal to if not greater than China and one that is already upholding the comparison with the Southeast Asian dragons.

  2. Ecología y Salud Indígena

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    Alberto Pinzón Sánchez

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    Uno de los pocos estudios hechos en el país desde el punto de vista de la Salud Pública y realizado en terreno sobre población indígena, es el estudio médico-antropológico de la Amazonia Colombiana realizado por el Doctor Ney Guzmán Gómez, de la Universidad del Valle en 1968. (1

    A pesar de algunas deficiencias en el análisis antropológico, es el primer buen estudio de ese tipo, en donde se combinan los datos cualitativos y cuantitativos del nivel de salud, de un Universo Poblacional de 2.478 personas de las cuales 2.158 (87% eran indígenas, moradores de las riberas de los grandes ríos del trapecio amazónico; Putumayo, Caraparaná, Igaraparaná, Pupuña, Icatué y perteneciente a los grupos étnicos: Witotos, Borás y Ticunas.

    Los indicadores más relevantes y que nos recuerdan la situación del país a comienzos de este siglo, son:

    1. Pirámide poblacional con predominio de menores de 15 años.(54%
    2. Elevadas tasas de natalidad 62 x 1000
    3. Elevada tasa de mortalidad general 20 x 1000 – Con una elevada tasa de mortalidad de menores de una añ0 87 x 1000
    4. Edad media al morir ................................25,5 años
    5. Las principales causas de mortalidad:
    – Gastroenteritis ...................16%
    – Tuberculosis ...............10%
    – Anemia.......... 6%
    – Colitis. ........................... 6%
    – Accidentes de selva............................. 6%
    – Bronconeumonía................................. 4%
    – Sarampión.................................... 2%
    6. Las principales causas de morbilidad clínica fueron:
    – Poli parasitismo intestinal................................... 30%
    – Enfermedades respiratorias............................14%
    – Enfermedades de la piel ............................. 6%
    – Avitaminosis y anemia.............................. 6%
    – Gastroenteritis...................................4

  3. La educación indígena en el Estado de México

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    Eduardo Andrés SANDOVAL-FORERO; Bernardino Jaciel Montoya Arce

    2013-01-01

    El artículo analiza de manera general el contexto nacional de la educación convencional indígena y de manera particular la educación indígena en el Estado de México a través de la información estadística del XIII Censo de Población y Vivienda 2010 y de los datos de la Dirección General de Educación Indígena. El examen de las cifras nacional y estatal evidencia en términos relativos un acceso restringido para los indígenas a la educación oficial, lo que demuestra mayor falta de ...

  4. La educación indígena en el Estado de México

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    Eduardo Andrés SANDOVAL-FORERO

    2013-01-01

    El artículo analiza de manera general el contexto nacional de la educación convencional indígena y de manera particular la educación indígena en el Estado de México a través de la información estadística del XIII Censo de Población y Vivienda 2010 y de los datos de la Dirección General de Educación Indígena. El examen de las cifras nacional y estatal evidencia en términos relativos un acceso restringido para los indígenas a la educación oficial, lo que demuestra mayor falta de oportunidades y...

  5. Pluralismo jurídico: derecho indígena y justicia nacional

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    Leonello Bertini Chiriboga

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available A partir de bases doctrinarias y normativas se analizan los avances y retrocesos de la jurisprudencia chilena en relación al reconocimiento de la costumbreindígena, la justiciabilidad del derecho propio indígena y la aplicación de un enfoque de pluralismo jurídico. Existen algunos avances en la jurisprudencia –a partir de la vigencia del Convenio 169 de la OIT– en el reconocimiento del derecho de propiedad ancestral al agua; derechos de uso, aprovechamiento y protección de tierras, recursos naturales y ecosistemas que conforman el hábitat territorial indígena; y derecho a la consulta acorde a la especificidad étnica de los pueblos indígenas. Sin embargo, en general, la jurisprudencia chilena salvaguarda la hegemonía del derecho estatal y los principios que lo estructuran, tanto en materia penal, donde excepcionalmente se aplica la costumbre como eximente o atenuante de responsabilidad penal, como en materia civil, donde se recogen tímidamente las normas y principios contenidos en la Ley Indígena y el Convenio 169 respecto del derecho de propiedad y posesión de las tierras de los pueblos indígenas. Por último, son inexistentes los casos de reconocimiento cierto de la potestad jurisdiccional de las autoridades indígenas para resolver los conflictos propios de su comunidad.

  6. Utilização de controles de gestão nas maiores indústrias catarinenses

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    Fabiano Maury Raupp

    2006-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo objetiva demonstrar o efetivo uso dos controles de gestão nas maiores indústrias catarinenses. A pesquisa caracteriza-se como um estudo exploratório do tipo levantamento ou survey. Utilizando como parâmetro indústrias com mais de 200 funcionários, a população do estudo, após al-guns ajustes realizados, consistiu de 250 empresas. Para essas foi enviado um questionário com perguntas abertas e fechadas, via e-mail, obtendo respostas de 36 empresas, que constituíram a amostra da pesquisa. Para tratamento dos dados optou-se por uma abordagem predominantemente quantitativa. Assim, inicia-se o artigo com uma incursão teórica no processo de gestão e nos controles de gestão. Em seguida, procede-se à descrição e análise dos dados, enfocando as características das empresas, o perfil dos respondentes, a utilização dos controles de gestão, as formas de disponibilização das informações geradas pelos controles, bem como os aspectos positivos e negativos percebidos pelos respondentes em relação aos controles de gestão utilizados. Os resultados da pesquisa mostram que as empresas valem-se de diversos tipos de controles a fim de auxiliar o processo de gestão.This article aims to demonstrate the effective use of management control systems among the biggest industries in Santa Catarina. The research is characterized as a exploratory survey. Using as a parameter industries with more than 200 employees, the study population, after some adjustments, consisted of 250 companies. A questionnaire with open and closed questions was sent by e-mail. We received answers from 36 companies, which constituted the research sample, using a predominantly quantitative approach for data treatment. The article begins with a theoretical review of the management process and management control systems. Next, data are described and analyzed, focusing on the companies' characteristics, the respondents' profiles, the use of management control

  7. Indígenas Antropólogos e o Espetáculo da Alteridade

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    Felipe Sotto Maior Cruz

    2017-08-01

    Full Text Available No presente artigo, apresento uma reflexão sobre a entrada de estudantes indígenas nas universidades brasileiras, enfatizando, a partir de minha experiência enquanto indígena antropólogo, o contexto dessa inserção em pós-graduações de antropologia. O meu foco de análise é a problemática que envolve a histórica invisibilidade indígena e os desafios de afirmação do protagonismo indígena nas academias frente às políticas de enunciação consolidadas nas práticas universitárias e à imagética nacional em torno da figura do “índio”.  Palavras-Chave: indígenas antropólogos, indígenas na universidade, educação indígena, indigenismo, relações interétnicas. Indigenous Anthropologists and the Spectacle of Otherness Abstract In this article I ponder on the access of indigenous students to Brazilian universities. From my own experience as an indigenous anthropologist, I focus on the context in which indigenous students are admitted to graduate programs in anthropology. I analyze the Indians' historical invisibility and the challenges they face to consolidate their roles in academy vis-à-vis the politics of enunciation that are deeply rooted in university practices and in the national imagery about the "Indian." Key Words: Indigenous anthropologists, University Indians, indigenous education, indigenism, interethnic relations. Indígenas Antropólogos y el Espectáculo de la Alteridad Resumen En el presente artículo presento una reflexión sobre la entrada de estudiantes indígenas en las universidades brasileñas, enfatizando, a partir de mi experiencia como indígena antropólogo, el contexto de esa inserción en los posgrados de antropología. Mi foco de análisis es la problemática que envuelve la histórica invisibilidad indígena y los desafíos de afirmación del protagonismo indígena en la academia frente a las políticas de enunciación consolidadas en las prácticas universitarias y la imagen nacional en

  8. Haciendo desarrollo a lo indígena Proyectos de desarrollo en comunidades indígenas del Chaco salteño, Argentina

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    Natalia Castelnuovo Biraben

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir de una perspectiva etnográfica del proceso de implementación de un programa de desarrollo en comunidades indígenas, en el presente artículo nos proponemos dejar al descubierto los conflictos emergentes entre la Carta de cooperación firmada por el Estado argentino y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, en cuanto es, por un lado, expresión de una episteme de la dominación y, por el otro, de una microfísica de la resistencia cotidiana desplegada por el Consejo de Caciques de los Siete Pueblos. El poder de negociación de la organización indígena la constituyó en broker de desarrollo, al implementar los distintos proyectos “a lo indígena”. El análisis de este proceso nos permite reflexionar acerca de las relaciones que pautan a las organizaciones indígenas con el Estado argentino y con los organismos de financiamiento internacional.

  9. Proyecto Vidas Paralelas Indígena: revelando el pueblo Fulni-ô de Pernambuco, Brasil

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    Eva Aurélia Melo SANTOS

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Este relato de experiencia se refiere al grupo étnico Fulni-ô, que habita la comunidad de Xixia-clá en el municipio de Águas Belas, a 300 km de Recife, Estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Con respecto a su historia, se relata la unión con la tribu Carijós, y el declinio en el uso de la lengua ancestral, el Yaathê, del Saúde Indígena Tempus - Actas de Saúde Coletiva Revista Tempus Actas de Saúde Coletiva 58 tronco linguístico Macro-Jê. Se hace hincapié en el conflito de tierras, pues fue realizada una división en lotes que dejó a los indígenas un espacio muy limitado, siendo la ciudad fundada en territorio indígena. Se describe el liderazgo del Cacique y del Pajé, y la discusión en comunidad de los asuntos que interesan a los indígenas. A pesar de que todos ellos declaran profesar la religión católica, conocimientos ancestrales son trasmitidos y la ceremonia del Ouricury es muy concurrida. Se describe la atención a la salud, que cuenta con un puesto de salud, en donde trabajan indígenas en cargos compatibles con la educación en los niveles fundamental y medio. Los cargos de nivel superior son ocupados por no indígenas. El saneamiento básico aún está en proceso de implantación. La atención básica depende del Programa de Salud de la Familia Indígena (PSFI.

  10. Physical Activity Guidelines

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    ... use this site. health.gov Physical Activity Guidelines Physical Activity Physical activity is key to improving the health of the Nation. Based on the latest science, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is an essential resource for ...

  11. Update of the exploratory report Acrolein

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    Slooff W; Bont PFH; Janus JA; Pronk MEJ; Ros JPM; ECO; PPCbv; ACT; LAE

    1994-01-01

    The report is an update of the exploratory report acrolein (Slooff et al., 1991) that served as a basis for the discussion during the exploratory meeting on acrolein in March 1992. The meeting supported the conclusion that priority should be given to the compartment air and to the risks to humans.

  12. Entrepreneurs’ Exploratory Perseverance in Learning Settings

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    Muehlfeld, K.S.; Urbig, Diemo; Weitzel, Utz

    We introduce “exploratory perseverance” as a novel construct that captures perseverant behavior in settings in which several alternatives can be explored and evaluated. We suggest that entrepreneurs display exploratory perseverance reflected by a tendency to keep exploring broader sets of

  13. Visitor's Computer Guidelines | CTIO

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    Visitor's Computer Guidelines Network Connection Request Instruments Instruments by Telescope IR Instruments Guidelines Library Facilities Outreach NOAO-S EPO Program team Art of Darkness Image Gallery EPO/CADIAS ‹› You are here CTIO Home » Astronomers » Visitor's Computer Guidelines Visitor's Computer

  14. Saúde reprodutiva e mulheres indígenas do Alto Rio Negro

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo descreve e analisa as concepções próprias das mulheres indígenas do Alto Rio Negro sobre saúde reprodutiva, relacionando-as a indicadores de fecundidade. As informações qualitativas apontam para um conhecimento detalhado e complexo que as mulheres indígenas dessa região possuem sobre seu corpo e os cuidados com sua saúde. Os níveis e padrões etários da fecundidade estão relacionados com a etnia das mulheres, portanto, aos sistemas tradicionais de cuidados com a saúde desses povos. A pesquisa foi desenvolvida entre 1997 e 2003, na região de Iauaretê, Terra Indígena Alto Rio Negro (AM, e teve como primeira fonte de dados o Censo Indígena Autônomo do Rio Negro - CIARN-, levado a efeito pela Federação das Organizações Indígenas do Rio Negro - FOIRN - em 1992.

  15. The new hypertension guidelines.

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    Stern, Ralph H

    2013-10-01

    The Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) has published guidelines annually since 2000. The CHEP guidelines are a model of concise, comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-rated guidelines for physicians who diagnose and treat hypertension. The guidelines address measurement of blood pressure and the definition of hypertension, secondary hypertension evaluation and treatment, and blood pressure targets and medication choices in patients with and without compelling indications. This review describes CHEP's process for developing guidelines and provides an overview of the 2013 recommendations. ©2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

  16. Exploratory shaft liner corrosion estimate

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    Duncan, D.R.

    1985-10-01

    An estimate of expected corrosion degradation during the 100-year design life of the Exploratory Shaft (ES) is presented. The basis for the estimate is a brief literature survey of corrosion data, in addition to data taken by the Basalt Waste Isolation Project. The scope of the study is expected corrosion environment of the ES, the corrosion modes of general corrosion, pitting and crevice corrosion, dissimilar metal corrosion, and environmentally assisted cracking. The expected internal and external environment of the shaft liner is described in detail and estimated effects of each corrosion mode are given. The maximum amount of general corrosion degradation was estimated to be 70 mils at the exterior and 48 mils at the interior, at the shaft bottom. Corrosion at welds or mechanical joints could be significant, dependent on design. After a final determination of corrosion allowance has been established by the project it will be added to the design criteria. 10 refs., 6 figs., 5 tabs

  17. Guideline of guidelines: asymptomatic microscopic haematuria.

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    Linder, Brian J; Bass, Edward J; Mostafid, Hugh; Boorjian, Stephen A

    2018-02-01

    The aim of the present study was to review major organizational guidelines on the evaluation and management of asymptomatic microscopic haematuria (AMH). We reviewed the haematuria guidelines from: the American Urological Association; the consensus statement by the Canadian Urological Association, Canadian Urologic Oncology Group and Bladder Cancer Canada; the American College of Physicians; the Joint Consensus Statement of the Renal Association and British Association of Urological Surgeons; and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. All guidelines reviewed recommend evaluation for AMH in the absence of potential benign aetiologies, with the evaluation including cystoscopy and upper urinary tract imaging. Existing guidelines vary in their definition of AMH (role of urine dipstick vs urine microscopy), the age threshold for recommending evaluation, and the optimal imaging method (computed tomography vs ultrasonography). Of the reviewed guidelines, none recommended the use of urine cytology or urine markers during the initial AMH evaluation. Patients should have ongoing follow-up after a negative initial AMH evaluation. Significant variation exists among current guidelines for AMH with respect to who should be evaluated and in what manner. Given the patient and health system implications of balancing appropriately focused and effective diagnostic evaluation, AMH represents a valuable future research opportunity. © 2017 The Authors BJU International © 2017 BJU International Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  18. Estratégias para Criação da Indústria Aeroespacial Brasileira

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    dos Santos, Isabel Cristina; Neto, João Amato

    2007-01-01

    A criação da indústria aeroespacial brasileira - defesa, aeronáutica e espaço - situa-se no processo de formação da indústria nacional, quando, na década de 1930, o modelo econômico fundamentado na produção agrícola é substituído, lenta e gradualmente pela produção industrial. Para prover recursos humanos, técnicos e tecnológicos necessários para atender as necessidades do modelo industrial que se formaria a partir de então, foram criadas algumas das principais indústrias e serviços de infra-...

  19. A presença feminina nas indústrias de lingerie na cidade de Franca

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    Pereira, Mayara C. Freitas; Bueno, Cléria M. L. Bittar Pucci

    2008-01-01

    Dados recentes nos comprovam que as indústrias de lingerie têm apresentado considerável crescimento na cidade de Franca/SP, cuja história sempre se pautou pela indústria do calçado. Devido à crise no setor calçadista, sobretudo em razão da intensificação da concorrência com a indústria dos países asiáticos, muitas grandes fábricas de calçados foram fechadas e, com a dispensa de mão-de-obra, houve um processo de reorganização da estrutura fabril, protagonizado, em especial, por aqueles que bus...

  20. A formação do professor indígena

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    Vanessa Nunes Ramos

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available O artigo aborda a temática Formação do Professor Indígena e teve como objetivo destacar os desafios e avanços no processo de formação docente no Estado de Mato Grosso. A pesquisa teve uma análise qualitativa, baseada na pesquisa bibliográfica. Concluiu-se que o professor indígena tem como função principal contribuir para a formação integral de sua comunidade, atuando para além da sala de aula, ele contribui com o desenvolvimento econômico, político, social e cultural da comunidade. Palavras-chave: educação; formação do professor indígena; cultura.

  1. Narrativas sobre la conducta suicida en pueblos indígenas colombianos, 1993-2013

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    Zulma C. Urrego-Mendoza

    2017-09-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: comprender la conducta suicida que ha afectado a los pueblos indígenas de Colombia y sus procesos de determinación social, durante el periodo 1993-2013. Metodología: a partir de fuentes orales y de prensa escrita, esta investigación cualitativa fue desarrollada desde el paradigma hermenéutico-interpretativo, empleando análisis narrativo. Resultados: se evidencian manifestaciones de conducta suicida en pueblos indígenas no solo como acciones recientes, sino remitidas a hechos históricos, especialmente durante la Colonia, cuando el suicidio colectivo se empleó como repertorio de resistencia frente a la invasión y opresión. Actualmente, la emergencia de la conducta suicida en estos pueblos responde a problemas estructurales, a procesos sociales impuestos que se contraponen con las cosmovisiones indígenas, alterando sus concepciones de vida y de interacción con el territorio. Discusión: para los pueblos indígenas de Colombia, la interpretación más cercana a este problema está asociada con la exacerbación de seres y existencias espirituales que alteran el orden del territorio, desatados a partir de procesos perturbadores foráneos, tales como la presencia de actores armados, empresas transnacionales, colonos, violencia directa y estructural sobre indígenas y despojo territorial. Conclusiones: la conducta suicida en los pueblos indígenas de Colombia debe comprenderse y abordarse como el emergente de procesos estructurales destructivos de los modos de vida propios, que aseguran el buen vivir individual y colectivo de los pobladores originarios, y se ven coartados por la irrupción violenta de la sociedad mayoritaria en sus territorios.

  2. Las mujeres indígenas venezolanas y sus logros en los albores del Siglo XXI

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    Rincón-Soto, Lucía del Carmen

    2014-01-01

    El artículo ofrece un recuento del paradigmático proceso de empoderamiento de las indígenas venezolanas y un balance de cómo su pensamiento se ha articulado para fortalecer su identidad. Se realiza un breve recorrido de la situación de las mujeres desde el proceso de colonización hasta los albores del siglo XXI. Si bien las mujeres indígenas latinoamericanas, en general, y las venezolanas, en particular, tienen muchos desafíos, no se puede dejar de destacar su valiosa participación en los esc...

  3. Notas sobre a indústria do entretenimento musical e identidade no Brasil

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    Simone Pereira de Sá

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available O artigo aborda questões ligadas à indústria de música de massa no Brasil, articuladas à identidade e à crítica jornalística. Abstract: The article focus on questions about the massive musical industry on Brazil, articulated to identity and journalism criticism. Palavras-chave: indústria cultural; música massiva; identidade; crítica jornalística Key-words: cultural industry; massive music; identity; journalistic criticism

  4. Los mayas del altiplano: supervivencia indígena en Chiapas y Guatemala

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    Lovell, W. George

    2002-01-01

    En el contexto americano, pocos grupos indígenas han demostrado la capacidad de sobrevivir a lo largo de la historia como los mayas del altiplano. Hoy día en Chiapas existen más de un millón de indígenas mayas, un número que asciende a cinco o seis millones en el caso de Guatemala. Los pueblos mayas han respondido a la invasión y a la dominación para conservar elementos importantes de su cultura. Este artículo discute las formas en que los mayas del altiplano se han adaptado para sobrevivir a...

  5. A Indústria de Defesa, Inovação e Competitividade

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    Fernandes, Vítor Ramon

    2007-01-01

    O presente artigo pretende contribuir para um melhor conhecimento da indústria de defesa, no sentido de se entender de que forma a inovação e a transferência de tecnologia concorrem para o aumento da competitividade da economia. Após uma análise dos principais desenvolvimentos nesta indústria no pós-Guerra Fria, apresentam-se e analisam-se algumas medidas existentes para o desenvolvimento de uma estratégia para o caso português, que permita beneficiar da inserção...

  6. Corporeidade indígena sob o ângulo da praxeologia

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    Soares, Artemis

    2011-01-01

    Neste estudo procumaos discutir a cororeidade indígena sob vários ângulos, incluindo a visão da praxiologia motriz. Sabemos que poucos estudos têm sido feitos sobre o corpo do indígena brasileiro e que estes muitas vezes nada propõem de novo, já que não conseguem ultrapassar certos limites, impostos pela sua própria condição de herdeiro de um pensamento que se propõe ser universalista. Alguns estudos sugerem novos elementos conceituais a serem desenvolvidos nas pesquisas de campo com popul...

  7. Migraciones indígenas a las ciudades de México y Tijuana

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    Velasco Ortiz, Laura

    2007-01-01

    Este artículo revisa la literatura sobre la migración de poblaciones indígenas a las ciudades de México y Tijuana durante la segunda mitad del siglo XX, con objeto de sistematizar los supuestos y hallazgos de investigaciones realizadas en torno al proceso de integración de los indígenas al medio urbano. El primer apartado presenta la revisión de la literatura sobre la Ciudad de México y algunos trabajos importantes sobre otras ciudades como Oaxaca y Guadalajara, todo lo cual se organiza en fo...

  8. Los movimientos indígenas de Colombia y los problemas del medió-ambiente

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    Espinel Souares, Anastassia

    2003-01-01

    Presentación La multiculturalidad de la Ciudad de México y los Derechos Indígenas Oehmichen, Cristina Conceptos indígenas de la formación territorial y Etno-Político frente al Estado Republicano-Nacional Fischer, Eva Disputas matrimoniales y cambio social en Coyutla, Veracruz (México) Chenaut, Victoria El debate indio sobre la ciudadanía multicultural en México: La revuelta por la dignidad Valladares de la Cruz, Laura Análisis de las actitudes de políticos criollos ...

  9. La multiculturalidad de la Ciudad de México y los Derechos Indígenas

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    Oehmichen, Cristina

    2003-01-01

    Presentación La multiculturalidad de la Ciudad de México y los Derechos Indígenas Oehmichen, Cristina Conceptos indígenas de la formación territorial y Etno-Político frente al Estado Republicano-Nacional Fischer, Eva Disputas matrimoniales y cambio social en Coyutla, Veracruz (México) Chenaut, Victoria El debate indio sobre la ciudadanía multicultural en México: La revuelta por la dignidad Valladares de la Cruz, Laura Análisis de las actitudes de políticos criollos ...

  10. Derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas: Panorama colombiano

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    Omar Huertas; Danilo Ortíz

    2009-01-01

    La crisis de los derechos humanos que sufre Latinoamérica se ve reflejada en la cantidad significativa de pueblos indígenas, que pertenecen a estos países, sometidos a procesos de discriminación, despojo, neoliberalismo económico y globalización. Estas circunstancias han condenado a estas comunidades al subdesarrollo y a una grave situación que pone en riesgo su existencia. En el presente artículo se hará unanálisis de la situación de los derechos de la población indígena en Colombia, teniend...

  11. Benchmarking e a indústria do conhecimento: um estudo de caso

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    Maciel Filho, Adalberto Rego; Aquino, Miriam Cunha de; Sales, Nayade Kennedy

    2016-01-01

    Resumo Estudo de caso das Bibliotecas Indústria do Conhecimento (IDCs) do sistema do Serviço Social da Indústria-Sesi localizadas em Alagoas (25), Paraíba (10),Pernambuco (18), Rio Grande do Norte (10), especificamente as IDCs Públicas, objetivando analisar o seu desempenho e apresentar oportunidades para incremento de frequência utilizando benchmarking. Inclui revisão de literatura de projetos nacionais de uso de benchmarking, bem como estudos e considerações sobre esse processo. Para anális...

  12. Indústria 4.0 / Status Report Marc de referència sobre la Indústria 4.0 octubre 2016

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    Fonseca Casas, Pau

    2016-01-01

    L¿objecte d¿aquest document és donar a conèixer els elements de la Indústria 4.0 als enginyers, al teixit industrial català i a la societat, podent ser utilitzat com a instrument que faciliti el debat i la construcció d'un discurs normalitzat al voltant de la mateixa. Existeix el debat sobre fins a quin punt el màrqueting de la Indústria 4.0 va per davant de la realitat o a l¿inrevés. En qualsevol cas, l¿objectiu de la Comissió i4.0 d¿Enginyers de Catalunya és contribuir a l¿establiment de ba...

  13. Desigualdades na mortalidade por suicídio entre indígenas e não indígenas no estado do Amazonas, Brasil

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    Souza, Maximiliano Loiola Ponte de; Orellana, Jesem Douglas Yamall

    2013-01-01

    OBJETIVO: Analisar as taxas e algumas características da mortalidade por suicídio entre indígenas e não indígenas no Amazonas. MÉTODO: Estudo de coorte retrospectiva, em que os dados de óbito foram obtidos no Sistema de Informações sobre Mortalidade e os populacionais no Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Foram utilizados todos os registros de suicídio do período de 2006-2010 e a interpolação geométrica anual para a estimação das subpopulações. RESULTADOS: Ocorreram 688 suicídio...

  14. Justicia indígena en tiempos multiculturales: El caso del juzgado indígenas de Cuetzalan, Puebla en México

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    Adriana Terven Salinas

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available A partir del reconocimiento constitucional de la diversidad cultural en México, las relaciones entre el Estado y los pueblos indígenas parecen tomar un cauce distinto a como habían venido configurándose, basadas en relaciones de poder y discriminación. No obstante, detrás del discurso multicultural se siguen reproduciendo representaciones sociales que otrora fueron legitimadas por las políticas indigenistas planteando retos para el cabal reconocimiento de derechos culturales. El presente artículo pretende evidenciar desde la experiencia del juzgado indígena de Cuetzalan, Puebla, cómo el proyecto estatal mantiene una misma intención: asegurar la permanencia del modelo monocultural de Estado, así como atender los nuevos imperativos internacionales de reforma estructural.

  15. Estudiantes no indígenas que ingresaron a la Licenciatura en Educación Indígena, sus actitudes y expectativas

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    MA. GUADALUPE MILLÁN DENA

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    cumplían con el perfil de ingreso. Ello impactó en la modificación improvisada de la práctica docente de los asesores, en la búsqueda de nuevas estrategias didácticas y en la reestructuración de los programas. Primordialmente, se analizan las expectativas de formación y del campo laboral que los estudiantes no indígenas tenían cuando ingresan a la licenciatura. Uno de los aspectos más notorios con el ingreso de los alumnos “mestizos”, y que propició la realización de este trabajo, fue la actitud excluyente hacia los alumnos indígenas, que contrastaba con el discurso que expresaban.

  16. Radiological risk comparison guidelines

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    Hallinan, E.J.; Muhlestein, L.D.; Brown, L.F.; Yoder, R.E.

    1992-01-01

    An important aspect of DOE safety analyses is estimating potential accident risk. The estimates are used to: determine if additional controls are needed, identify Safety Class Items, and demonstrate adequate risk reduction. Thus, guidelines are needed to measure comparative risks. The Westinghouse M ampersand O Nuclear Facility Safety Committee and the Safety Envelope Working Group have developed radiological risk guidelines for comparing the risks from individual accident analyses. These guidelines were prepared under contract with the US Department of Energy. These guidelines are based on historical DOE guidelines and current requirements, and satisfy DOE and technical community proposals. for goals that demonstrate acceptable risk. The guidelines consist of a frequency versus consequence curve for credible accidents. Offsite and onsite guidelines are presented. The offsite risk acceptance guidelines are presented in Figure 1. The guidelines are nearly isorisk for anticipated events where impacts are chronic, and provide additional reduction for unlikely events where impacts may be acute and risk uncertainties may be significant. The guidelines are applied to individual release accident scenarios where a discrete frequency and consequence has been estimated. The guideline curves are not to be used for total risk assessments. Common cause events are taken into consideration only for an individual facility. Frequencies outside the guideline range are considered to be local site option (analyst judgement) as far as assessments of risk acceptance are concerned. If the curve is exceeded, then options include either a more detailed analysis or imposing additional preventive or mitigative features. Another presentation discusses implementation in detail. Additional work is needed to provide risk comparison guidelines for releases from multiple facilities and for toxic releases

  17. Public informations guidelines

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    1986-06-01

    The purpose of these Public Information Guidelines is to provide principles for the implementation of the NWPA mandate and the Mission Plan requirements for the provision of public information. These Guidelines set forth the public information policy to be followed by all Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) performance components. The OCRWM offices should observe these Guidelines in shaping and conducting public information activities

  18. Public informations guidelines

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    The purpose of these Public Information Guidelines is to provide principles for the implementation of the NWPA mandate and the Mission Plan requirements for the provision of public information. These Guidelines set forth the public information policy to be followed by all Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) performance components. The OCRWM offices should observe these Guidelines in shaping and conducting public information activities.

  19. IMAGE Programming Guidelines

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    Stehfest, E; De Waal, L.

    2010-09-15

    This document describes the requirements and guidelines for the software of the IMAGE system. The motivation for this report was a substantial restructuring of the source code for IMAGE version 2.5. The requirements and guidelines relate to design considerations as well as to aspects of maintainability and portability. The design considerations determine guidelines about subjects, such as program structure, model hierarchy, the use of data modules, and the error message system. Maintainability and portability aspects determine the guidelines on, for example, the Fortran 90 standard, naming conventions, code lay-out, and internal documentation.

  20. Guidelines for radiological interventions

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    Kauffmann, G.W.

    1998-01-01

    The German Radiological Society, in cooperation with other German professional bodies, set up draft Guidelines for Radiological Interventions and submitted them to the professional community for discussion. The Guidelines are meant to assess the potential of radiological interventions as treatment alternatives to surgery or aggressive therapy such as chemotherapy. In fact, technical practicability on its own is insufficient to warrant intervention. The Guidelines are systematically compiled notions and recommendations whose aim it is to provide support to physicians and patients in choosing suitable medical care provisions (prevention, diagnosis, therapy, aftertreatment) in specific circumstances. A complete Czech translation of the Guidelines is given. (P.A.)

  1. Sociometric Indicators of Leadership: An Exploratory Analysis

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    2018-01-01

    Research Report 2015 Sociometric Indicators of Leadership : An Exploratory Analysis Elizabeth R. Uhl U.S. Army...2017 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE Sociometric Indicators of Leadership : An Exploratory Analysis 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER W5J9CQ-11-D-0001 5b...objectives and a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the wearable sensor technology. 15. SUBJECT TERMS Leadership ; Social Network; Sociometric

  2. Exploratory boreholes Juchlistock-Grimsel

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    Mueller, W.; Keusen, H.R.

    1981-11-01

    The aim of the investigation was the completion of missing geological, hydrogeological and rock-mechanical data about a suitable site for the intended Nagra rock laboratory at Grimsel. To this aim, 6 horizontal boreholes of 100 m length and 86 mm diameter were drilled. The cores, extracted practically without loss, and mechanical data for the main investigation was an extensive evaluation of the lithographic discontinuities and anisotropies, because they are the main determinant of the hydrogeological conditions of the locality. The area is dominated by granites and granodiorite which are of variable biotite content, lamprophyres and aplites. The largest part of the investigated mountain region consists of compact unclefted rock. 478 of the 600 bore meters, i.e. about 80 % of the drilled mountain, have no open clefts. Only 22 of the 600 bore meters (3.6 %0 contain more than five clefts per meter, at which the open clefts in the boreholes SB1 and SB5 appear more frequently. At the remaining exploratory boreholes in 90 % of the mountain ther are no open clefts. 15 refs., 52 figs., 15 tabs

  3. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS IN THE SOFTWARE INDUSTRY AND THEIR RELATION WITH STRATEGIC BUSINESS ORIENTATION: AN EMPIRICAL-EXPLORATORY STUDY

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    Manuel Rodenes Adam

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available This article presents the results of an empirical-exploratory study applied to companies of the Software Industry (IndSw sector. One of the objectives pursued was to know the Critical Success Factors (CSF of the SWInd and their relation with the business strategic orientation. The CSF identified and analyzed were: Government Support, Human Capital, Marketing, Quality and Innovation. The research results reveal that it is possible to identify the existence of at least two main groups of strategic orientation (cost and differentiation within this sector. The analysis of the relation between business strategic orientation and the CSF emphasizes the following CSF: Human Capital, Quality and Innovation, the remaining factors present a little significant relation. The empirical study was made through multivariate analysis techniques. The analysis of results is based on data collected through the application of a web survey (Internet to Mexican software companies. The survey was applied in July 2005.

  4. Exact capture probability analysis of GSC receivers over i.n.d. Rayleigh fading channels

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    Nam, Sungsik; Yang, Hongchuan; Alouini, Mohamed-Slim; Kim, Dongin

    2013-01-01

    variates. With this motivation in mind, we first provide in this paper some new order statistics results in terms of both moment generating function (MGF) and probability density function (PDF) expressions under an i.n.d. assumption and then derive a new

  5. La transformation économique de l'Inde favorise-t-elle l ...

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    La transformation économique de l'Inde favorise-t-elle l'autonomisation ... sur les plans social et économique, il peut arriver que la participation des femmes à la vie ... Related content. Call for proposals for three Asian market-entry studies.

  6. Conception de rues sûres et inclusives en Inde | CRDI - Centre de ...

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    17 nov. 2016 ... ... alors que les cas de violence à l'égard des femmes sont en partie liés ... inégalités et violence en milieu urbain en Inde : vers un urbanisme plus inclusif. ... Comprendre les liens entre le genre, la vulnérabilité et la violence ...

  7. 21 CFR 312.120 - Foreign clinical studies not conducted under an IND.

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    2010-04-01

    ... accept as support for an IND or application for marketing approval (an application under section 505 of... independent ethics committee (IEC) before initiating a study, continuing review of an ongoing study by an IEC... marketing approval a study that does not meet the conditions of paragraph (a)(1) of this section, FDA will...

  8. El título indígena y su aplicabilidad en el Derecho chileno

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    Gonzalo Aguilar Cavallo

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available En las últimas décadas, una de las reivindicaciones más poderosas de los pueblos indígenas ha sido el reconocimiento de los derechos a la tierra. Los pueblos indígenas consideran que tienen un título inmemorial a usar y poseer las tierras que ellos ocupan o han ocupado tradicionalmente. Ellos encuentran en su Derecho propio el mejor argumento para defender esta reivindicación. El título indígena a poseer sus tierras ha sido aceptado en forma creciente por los tribunales, tanto extranjeros como internacionales, lo cual constituye un reconocimiento notable de los derechos indígenas. Tanto los casos internacionales como del derecho comparado podrían inspirar las decisiones de nuestros tribunales en esta materia.One of the most powerful indigenous peoples' claims over the last decades has been the recognition of land rights. Indigenous peoples consider that they have an immemorial entitlement to use and possess the lands they occupy or have traditionally occupied. They find in their own law the best argument to support this claim. Such an entitlement to possess and own lands has increasingly been accepted by foreign and international courts, which constitute a noteworthy recognition of indigenous rights. International and comparative case law might inspire judgments of our national courts about this matter.

  9. A General Construction of IND-CCA2 Secure Public Key Encryption

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    Kiltz, Eike; Malone-Lee, John

    2003-01-01

    We propose a general construction for public key encryption schemes that are IND-CCA2 secure in the random oracle model. We show that the scheme proposed in [1, 2] fits our general framework and moreover that our method of analysis leads to a more efficient security reduction....

  10. Inde | Page 3 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le développement ...

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    Read more about Know Violence in Childhood – Inde : Défense des droits, communication et mobilisation des médias. Langue French. Read more about Comprendre l'accès aux outils numériques et leur utilisation dans les pays du Sud. Langue French. Read more about Soutien technique aux projets pilotes de couverture ...

  11. Los dererchos humanos de las etnias indígenas en colombia

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    Javier Ignacio Niño Cubillos

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available El análisis de los mecanismos de protección de los derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas exige un desarrollo epistemológico que permita reconocer su carácter pluriétnico y multicultural. Invita a una reflexión de las posturas occidentales del individualismo liberal y de los derechos colectivos en relación con los DH. Este desarrollo normativo parte de un momento histórico específico y plantea el carácter ambiguo de la globalización, ya que la homogenización cultural necesaria para la permeabilidad de los mercados factura la emergencia de los pueblos indígenas en defensa de sus identidades Este escenario se ilustra desde distintas aristas del caso colombiano, comenzando con el limbo legal de la Jurisdicción Especial Indígena hasta la manera diferenciada como las comunidades indígenas responden al conflicto armado o demandan políticas públicas que garanticen sus derechos

  12. Violência e apagamento da voz indígena no Brasil - O caso Yanomami

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    Priscila Maria de Barros Borges

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available O presente texto apresenta discussão sobre a lacuna na História Oficial brasileira que corresponde à voz indígena, ainda hoje silenciada. Pretende demonstrar que este silenciamento foi/é construído através de violências de várias ordens ao longo da constituição de nossa historiografia. Na atualidade as diversas minorias têm promovido um movimento de contar sua própria versão da História, através da publicação de livros e produção de documentários. Entre os povos indígenas não é diferente, exemplo disso é o livro A queda do céu, assinado pelo xamã e líder yanomami Davi Kopenawa em parceria com o antropólogo Bruce Albert. A obra A queda do céu, é aqui brevemente interpretada à luz dos conceitos de memória e testemunho, dando destaque à necessidade de que a voz indígena seja disseminada e ouvida, principalmente entre a sociedade não-indígena.

  13. Movimientos de base indígena y fase pre-constituyente de Bolivia (Tema Central)

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    Sandoval, Carla

    2007-01-01

    El presente artículo ofrece un panorama de la conformación de espacios de reflexión y diálogo abiertos por las organizaciones de base indígenas de los movimientos sociales de Bolivia durante el periodo Pre-constituyente.

  14. A presença feminina nas indústrias de lingerie na cidade de Franca

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    Mayara C. Freitas Pereira

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Dados recentes nos comprovam que as indústrias de lingerie têm apresentado considerável crescimento na cidade de Franca/SP, cuja história sempre se pautou pela indústria do calçado. Devido à crise no setor calçadista, sobretudo em razão da intensificação da concorrência com a indústria dos países asiáticos, muitas grandes fábricas de calçados foram fechadas e, com a dispensa de mão-de-obra, houve um processo de reorganização da estrutura fabril, protagonizado, em especial, por aqueles que buscavam nova inserção no mercado de trabalho. Diante deste quadro nasce uma nova vocação empresarial comandada basicamente por mulheres, e que está abrindo postos de trabalho para outras mulheres - a indústria de lingerie, que vem crescendo notoriamente. Partimos de um pressuposto inicial de que muitas destas mulheres, hoje à frente da incipiente indústria de lingerie, tiveram alguma experiência pregressa nas indústrias calçadistas, que empregam expressiva mão-de-obra feminina, sobretudo nos setores de apara e corte de couro, pintura e embalagem, sem contar os serviços do terceiro setor em que a presença feminina é, em qualquer circunstância, relevante. Já por estarem num ambiente econômico-industrial relacionado à moda, a transposição do calçado para a lingerie, em que pese as diferenças óbvias, representou para estas mulheres um reajuste em suas antigas qualificações como industriárias do calçado. Este estudo, em andamento, tem como fito levantar dados a respeito do histórico dessa incipiente indústria, e, através do relato dessas mulheres, conhecer suas trajetórias de vida e as experiências que trouxeram para essa nova realidade. Intenta também reconhecer quais foram as estratégias utilizadas para se reorganizarem nos espaços produtivos, que, em alguns casos é a própria casa, além de conhecer e identificar outras experiências que se articulam, no mundo do trabalho.

  15. Sustainability and Risk Disclosure: An Exploratory Study on Sustainability Reports

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    Elisa Truant

    2017-04-01

    Full Text Available Recent policy changes in sustainability reporting, such as the ones related to the new European Directive on non-financial disclosure (2014/95/EU, the standards issued by the American Sustainability Accounting Standard Board (SASB, the G4 guidelines issued by the Global Sustainability Standard Board (GSSB, and the framework of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC stress the importance of extending the disclosure of ethical, social, and environmental risks within financial and social-environmental reporting. Institutional pressure has notably increased among organizations, in setting up risk management tools to understand sustainability risks within managerial and reporting practices. Given such institutional pressure, the corporate reaction in providing additional sustainability risk disclosure calls for attention and scrutiny. Therefore, this study aims at addressing such issues from an exploratory perspective. We based our analysis on a sample of large Italian organizations that issued sustainability disclosure in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI, G4 guidelines, and we tested the relationship between their level of risk disclosure and other relevant variables. Consistently with the literature, we found that “experienced” sustainable reporters provide a significant volume of disclosure, and that disclosure quality on risk is positively influenced by their international presence and reporting experience. However, when accounting for specific risk-related areas of disclosure, only a few of them seem to adopt a managerial perspective linking strategy, risk metrics, and disclosure.

  16. Bioassay guideline 2: guidelines for tritium bioassay

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    This guideline is one of a series under preparation by the Federal-Provincial Working Group on Bioassay and In Vivo Monitoring Criteria. In this report tritium compounds have been grouped into four categories for the purpose of calculating Annual Limits on Intake and Investigation Levels: tritium gas, tritiated water, tritium-labelled compounds and nucleic acid precursors

  17. Etnoeducación Indígena Intercultural en el Caribe Colombiano

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    Clemente Mendoza Castro

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available El ensayo resume un avance del proyecto “Estudios etnoeducativos y curriculares en el Caribe colombiano”, tiene el propósito de reflexionar sobre la etnoeducación en Colombia como aporte a la educación desde las prácticas pedagógicas de los etnoeducadores indígenas. Se analiza la historia de la etnoeducación indígena en Colombia y a manera de ejemplo sintetiza las experiencias etnoinvestigativas que se desarrollan en las escuelas indígenas de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, La Guajira y el Atlántico, visibilizando la visión que tienen los maestros indígenas de etnoeducación y currículo, prácticas pedagógicas, etnoinvestigación, formando la aproximación de un programa etnoeducativo curricular pensado desde la realidad social e intercultural en el Caribe colombiano. Se propone con argumentación la aproximación a un modelo curricular integrado desde la etnoeducación indígena intercultural para el Caribe colombiano.AbstractThis essay summarizes an advance of the project Ethnoeducational and curricular studies in the Colombian Caribbean, and its purpose is to reflect on the ethnoeducation in Colombia as a contribution to the education from pedagogical practices of native ethnoeducators. The history of the native ethnoeducation in Colombia is analyzed and ethnoresearch experiences carried out in the native schools at Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Guajira and Atlántico are synthesized making evident teachers’ view on ethnoeducation and curriculum, pedagogical practices, ethnoresearch, and training. This is an approximation to an ethnoeducational and curricular program thought from the social and intercultural reality in the Colombian Caribbean. The approximation to a curricular integrated model from the intercultural native ethnoeducation for the Colombian Caribbean it is proposed with arguments.

  18. Evidence-based guidelines

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    Rovira, Àlex; Wattjes, Mike P; Tintoré, Mar

    2015-01-01

    diagnosis in patients with MS. The aim of this article is to provide guidelines for the implementation of MRI of the brain and spinal cord in the diagnosis of patients who are suspected of having MS. These guidelines are based on an extensive review of the recent literature, as well as on the personal...

  19. Whitebark pine planting guidelines

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    Ward McCaughey; Glenda L. Scott; Kay L. Izlar

    2009-01-01

    This article incorporates new information into previous whitebark pine guidelines for planting prescriptions. Earlier 2006 guidelines were developed based on review of general literature, research studies, field observations, and standard US Forest Service survival surveys of high-elevation whitebark pine plantations. A recent study of biotic and abiotic factors...

  20. Guidelines for Learning Stations.

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    Fehrle, Carl C.; Schulz, Jolene

    Guidelines for designing and planning learning stations for pupils at the elementary grade level include suggestions on how to develop a station that will be successful in meeting the learners' needs. Instructions for the use of tapes at a station and matching pupils with stations are given, as are guidelines on classroom arrangement and record…

  1. D 59 Design Guidelines

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    Burcharth, Hans F.; Lamberti, Alberto

    The present guidelines are specifically dedicated to Low Crested Structures on attempt to provide methodological tools both for the engineering design of structures and for prediction of performance and environmental impacts. It is anticipated that the guidelines will provide valuable inputs to c...

  2. Measure Guideline: Ventilation Cooling

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    Springer, D. [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), David, CA (United States); Dakin, B. [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), David, CA (United States); German, A. [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), David, CA (United States)

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    The purpose of this measure guideline is to provide information on a cost-effective solution for reducing cooling system energy and demand in homes located in hot-dry and cold-dry climates. This guideline provides a prescriptive approach that outlines qualification criteria, selection considerations, and design and installation procedures.

  3. Maintenance Trades Guidelines

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    Weidner, Theodore J.

    2008-01-01

    In 2002, APPA published "Maintenance Staffing Guidelines for Educational Facilities," the first building maintenance trades staffing guideline designed to assist educational facilities professionals with their staffing needs. addresses how facilities professionals can determine the appropriate size and mix of their organization. Contents…

  4. Primary care guidelines

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    Ijäs, Jarja; Alanen, Seija; Kaila, Minna

    2009-01-01

    OBJECTIVE: To describe the adoption of the national Hypertension Guideline in primary care and to evaluate the consistency of the views of the health centre senior executives on the guideline's impact on clinical practices in the treatment of hypertension in their health centres. DESIGN: A cross...... Guideline. RESULTS: Data were available from 143 health centres in Finland (49%). The views of head physicians and senior nursing officers on the adoption of the Hypertension Guideline were not consistent. Head physicians more often than senior nursing officers (44% vs. 29%, p ...: Hypertension Guideline recommendations that require joint agreements between professionals are less often adopted than simple, precise recommendations. More emphasis on effective multidisciplinary collaboration is needed....

  5. Currículo y construcción de identidad en contextos indígenas chilenos Currículo e construção de identidade em contextos indígenas chilenos Curriculum and Building Identity in Chilean Indigenous Contexts

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    Omar Rolando Turra-Díaz

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se presentan los resultados de una investigación que tuvo como propósito indagar en la producción y definición curricular del sector de aprendizaje Historia y Ciencias Sociales en un contexto indígena intercultural (Provincia de Arauco-Chile. Con base en un estudio empírico-documental se examina la efectiva incorporación de saberes culturales mapuche en los contenidos escolares del sector de aprendizaje a partir de la declaración de reconocimiento de la diversidad cultural y la promoción de la afirmación identitaria propuesta por los principios orientadores del diseño curricular que surgió con la reforma educativa de finales de los años noventa en Chile. Los resultados demuestran que las comunidades docentes en contexto indígena intercultural no han diseñado programas de estudios propios que incorporen la cultura de referencia de los educandos indígenas-mapuche en sus procesos pedagógicos; por el contrario, implementan en plenitud los programas de estudios ministeriales que consideran escasamente las formas culturales mapuche en su propuesta curricular.Neste artigo, apresentam-se os resultados de uma pesquisa que teve como propósito indagar na produção e definição curricular do setor de aprendizagem história e ciências sociais em um contexto indígena intercultural (estado de Arauco - Chile. Com base em um estudo empírico-documental, examina-se a efetiva incorporação de saberes culturais mapuche nos conteúdos escolares do setor de aprendizagem a partir da declaração de reconhecimento da diversidade cultural e da promoção da afirmação identitária proposta pelos princípios orientadores do desenho curricular que surgiu com a reforma educativa do final dos anos noventa no Chile. Os resultados demonstram que as comunidades docentes em contexto indígena intercultural não têm desenhado programas de estudos próprios que incorporem a cultura de referência dos educandos indígenas-mapuche em seus

  6. Global Imaging referral guidelines

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    Kawooya, M.; Perez, M.; Lau, L.; Reeed, M.

    2010-01-01

    The medical imaging specialists called for global referral guidelines which would be made available to referring doctors. These referral guidelines should be:- Applicable in different health care settings, including resource-poor settings; Inclusive in terms of the range of clinical conditions; User-friendly and accessible (format/media); Acceptable to stakeholders, in particular to the referrers as the main target audience. To conceive evidence-based medicine as an integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. The Direct recipients of the Referral Guidelines would be:- Referrers: general practitioners / family doctors; paediatricians; emergency department doctors; other specialists and health workers. Providers (medical imaging practitioners): radiologists; nuclear medicine physicians; radiographers; other appropriately qualified practitioners providing diagnostic imaging services. For the Referral Guidelines to be effective there need to be: Credibility evidence-based Practicality end user involvement Context local resources, disease profiles Endorsement, opinion leaders Implementation- policy, education, CPOE - Monitoring of the use clinical audit, report feedback. The aim of the Referral Guidelines Project was to: Produce global referral guidelines that are evidence-based, cost effective and appropriate for the local setting, and include consideration of available equipment and expertise (RGWG; SIGs); Include supporting information about radiation doses, potential risks, protection of children and pregnant women (introductory chapter); Facilitate the implementation of the guidelines through guidance and tools (e.g. implementation guides, checklists, capacity building tools, guides on stakeholders engagement, audit support criteria); Conduct pilot testing in different clinical settings from each of the six WHO regions; Promote the inclusion of the referral guidelines in the curricula of medical schools; Develop and implement

  7. El laberinto de la autonomía indígena en el Ecuador: las circunscripciones territoriales indígenas en la Amazonía Central, 2010-2012

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    Ortiz-T., Pablo

    2014-01-01

    ¿Cuáles son los avatares y desencuentros presentes en el proceso de constitución de las Circunscripciones Territoriales Indígenas (CTIs) en relación a la vigencia del derecho a la autodeterminación y autogestión territorial de las nacionalidades indígenas en el Ecuador? Para responder a dicha interrogante, el artículo considera el reconocimiento al derecho a la autonomía y autodeterminación de las nacionalidades y pueblos indígenas en Ecuador. Posteriormente, analiza el alcance...

  8. Las organizaciones indígenas peruanas, pioneras de la educación intercultural bilingüe

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    Alfredo Rodríguez Torres

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo aborda de manera introductoria el problema de la educación básica de los pueblos indígenas amazónicos en el Perú y las iniciativas de las organizaciones indígenas amazónicas articuladas en la AIDESEP (Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana para el desarrollo de la educación superior indígena intercultural; sobre todo en las experiencias de formación inicial de maestros indígenas y de profesionales de la salud con un currículo intercultural y bilingüe desde la visión del “otro indígena”. El Estado peruano tardó años en asumir la formación de maestros interculturales bilingües y abordar la educación intercultural bilingüe (EIB como política pública, pero ambas con un enfoque tradicional y funcional que mantiene la colonialidad, aun así las organizaciones indígenas siguen aportando y apostando por una EIB desde la visión de los pueblos indígenas.

  9. A inclusão de estudantes indígenas no curso de enfermagem da UFMT – Sinop: alcances e desafios

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    Botelho, Micnéias Tatiana de Souza Lacerda

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available In the scope of the universities, new challenges are placed daily with the aim of overcoming the limitations which hinder the full participation of the subjects. In this sense, the inclusion of indigenous students in higher education represents an iconic and challenging reality. The article discusses how indigenous students and teachers who participate in the undergraduate course in Nursing from the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT in Sinop, Brazil, perceive the Indigenous Inclusion Program (PROIND, introduced there. It is, therefore, an exploratory, descriptive and interpretative study. Four indigenous students and six teachers participated in the study. The data collection was carried out through semi-structured interviews. The perception of the students prioritized the operational and pragmatic aspects, since the political aspects and the critical perception appear only underlying. In their statements, access to higher education was perceived as a federal government initiative, available to the indigenous peoples, and not as a right, an achievement or mitigatory measure. For the teachers, the issue of affirmative policies created certain uneasiness either by not wishing to speak contrary to them, or because they could not find adequate arguments to fight or defend them. The formal entry and the daily presence of the indigenous students in university spaces, when analyzed by more careful lenses, reveal a new form of exclusion, sometimes explicit, sometimes dissimulated, especially in the classroom and spaces of socialization. As will be seen in the text, there is still much to be done and built in order to effectively universalize the offer of quality higher education for indigenous peoples. No âmbito das universidades, novos desafios são postos, cotidianamente, com o intuito de superar as limitações que impedem a participação plena dos sujeitos. Nesse sentido, a inclusão de estudantes indígenas nos cursos superiores caracteriza

  10. Indústria do conhecimento: uma poderosa engrenagem Industria del conocimiento: un poderoso engranaje Knowledge industry: a powerful mechanism

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    Vera Regina da Silva Miguelote; Kenneth Rochel de Camargo Jr

    2010-01-01

    O artigo aborda a articulação da indústria farmacêutica à indústria do conhecimento, por meio de poderosas estratégias de marketing. Com o objetivo de legitimar cientificamente seus produtos, a indústria interfere na produção de conhecimento médico. Configurando uma engrenagem de direcionamento de interesses econômicos, financia pesquisas na área de medicamentos, enviesa seus resultados e incentiva a produção e publicação de artigos científicos. Trata-se de uma engrenagem que ameaça important...

  11. Estado nutricional del hierro en niños de comunidades indígenas de Cali, Colombia

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    Bolaños-Gallardo, María Victoria; Flórez Echeverry, Ofelia; Bermúdez Escobar, Amparo; Hernández Sampayo, Luzmila; Salcedo-Cifuentes, Mercedes

    2014-01-01

    Introducción: Los escolares son susceptibles a padecer anemia y deficiencia de micronutrientes. No hay reportes del estado del hierro en indígenas del sector urbano. Objetivo: Establecer el estado del hierro en niños de 5 a 14 años de edad de seis comunidades indígenas residentes en la ciudad de Cali-Colombia. Sujetos y métodos: Se estudiaron 62 niños indígenas de 5 a 14 años de edad, sin antecedentes febriles. Se les midió hemoglobina, hematocrito, volumen corpuscular medio, ferritina y tran...

  12. Gobernabilidad y pobreza: proyectos productivos para mujeres indígenas mazahuas del Estado de México

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    Siboney Pineda Ruiz

    2006-01-01

    Bajo el enfoque de gobernabilidad, este estudio es el resultado de una investigación sobre el sitio que ocupan las mujeres indígenas en las políticas públicas de desarrollo. Al menos en los discursos, las mujeres indígenas son imprescindible en las políticas de combate a la pobreza, tanto en el ámbito internacional como en las políticas sociales, nacionales y estatales en México. Esta investigación realizada en la región central de México donde habita el grupo indígena mazahua, muestra que la...

  13. Conducta suicida en pueblos indígenas: una revisión del estado del arte

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    Vargas-Espíndola, Alejandra; Villamizar-Guerrero, Juliet Catherine; Puerto-López, Jhon Sebastián; Rojas-Villamizar, Manuel Ricardo; Ramírez-Montes, Omar Santiago; Urrego-Mendoza, Zulma Consuelo

    2017-01-01

    Resumen Introducción. Se realizó una revisión documental en bases de datos sobre conducta suicida en pueblos indígenas, tipo estado del arte, que la identificara como un problema de salud pública. Objetivo. Sistematizar el estado del conocimiento que se construye sobre la conducta suicida en pueblos indígenas, a partir de artículos e informes de investigación publicados hasta 2014. Materiales y métodos. Revisión documental de 149 documentos publicados sobre conducta suicida en pueblos indí...

  14. Siting guidelines and their role in repository site selection

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    Hanlon, C.L.

    1985-01-01

    The first requirement of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act was for the Secretary of Energy to issue general guidelines for siting repositories. The guidelines were to specify detailed geologic considerations that would be the primary criteria for the selection of sites in various host rocks, as well as factors that would qualify or disqualify any site from development as a repository. These guidelines were clearly intended to provide not only the framework for the siting program but also the stimulus for establishing effective communication and consultation among the parties involved in the program. The Act further required that the guidelines be a factor in the development of all future decision documents of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, including the environmental assessments that would accompany the nomination of sites for characterization, the site-characterization plans that are to be prepared before the sinking of exploratory shafts at any candidate site, and the environmental impact statement that is to support the recommendation of a site for development as a repository. More than two years after its passage, the intention of the Act for the guidelines has been realized. Concurred in by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on June 22, 1984, and issued by the Department in November 1984, the guidelines include postclosure technical guidelines that apply to conditions governing the long-term performance of the repository system; preclosure technical guidelines that apply to conditions governing the siting, construction, operation, and closure of the repository; and system guidelines whose objective is to ensure that the regulatory requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are met

  15. Articulação da indústria farmacêutica brasileira com o exterior: há evidências de especialização regressiva? The Brazilian pharmaceutical industry and foreign trade: is there evidence of regressive specialization?

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    Fábio Batista Mota

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Em caráter exploratório, o objetivo deste artigo é investigar se há indícios de especialização regressiva no padrão de comércio exterior da indústria farmacêutica brasileira, a partir da liberalização comercial dos anos 1990. Para tanto, foi realizada uma análise estatística descritiva valendo-se de dados de comércio exterior de produtos farmacêuticos e químicos orgânicos, disponíveis no sistema ALICEweb, do Ministério do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior, abrangendo os períodos 1989-1995 e 1996-2008. Os resultados, sobretudo a evolução do padrão de comércio com países desenvolvidos, sugerem indícios de especialização regressiva.Based on an exploratory discussion, the aim of this article is to investigate whether there is evidence of regressive specialization in the foreign trade pattern of the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry since trade liberalization in the 1990s. A descriptive statistical analysis drew on data for foreign trade in pharmaceutical and organic chemical products, available in the Aliceweb system of the Ministry of Development, Industry, and Foreign Trade, covering the periods 1989-1995 and 1996-2008. The results, especially concerning trends in Brazil's trade with developed countries, suggest evidence of regressive specialization.

  16. EMI Messaging Guidelines

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    Cons, L.

    2011-01-01

    Guidelines for potential users of messaging within EMI. The goal is to provide enough practical information so that EMI product teams can start investigating whether using messaging in their products can be beneficial or not.

  17. London 2012 packaging guidelines

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    2013-01-01

    These guidelines are intended to provide supplemental advice to suppliers and licensees regarding the provisions of the LOCOG Sustainable Sourcing Code that relate to packaging design and materials selection.

  18. Curriculum Guidelines for Periodontics.

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    Journal of Dental Education, 1985

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    Guidelines describe the interrelationships of this and other dental fields, give an overview of the curriculum and its primary educational objectives, and outline the suggested prerequisites, core content, specific behavioral objectives, sequencing, and faculty requirements. (MSE)

  19. Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed

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    Lidal, Ingeborg; Norén, Camilla; Mäkelä, Marjukka

    2013-01-01

    As part of learning at the Nordic Workshop of Evidence-based Medicine, we have read with interest the practice guidelines for central venous access, published in your Journal in 2012.1 We appraised the quality of this guideline using the checklist developed by The Evidence-Based Medicine Working ...... are based on best currently available evidence. Our concerns are in two main categories: the rigor of development, including methodology of searching, evaluating, and combining the evidence; and editorial independence, including funding and possible conflicts of interest....... Group.2 Similar criteria for guideline quality have been suggested elsewhere.3 Our conclusion was that this much needed guideline is currently unclear about several aspects of the methodology used in developing the recommendations. This means potential users cannot be certain that the recommendations...

  20. Adopting preoperative fasting guidelines.

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    Anderson, Megan; Comrie, Rhonda

    2009-07-01

    In 1999, the American Society of Anesthesiologists adopted preoperative fasting guidelines to enhance the quality and efficiency of patient care. Guidelines suggest that healthy, non-pregnant patients should fast six hours from solids and two hours from liquids. Although these guidelines are in place, studies suggest that providers are still using the blanket statement "NPO after midnight" without regard to patient characteristics, the procedure, or the time of the procedure. Using theory to help change provider's beliefs may help make change more successful. Rogers' Theory of Diffusion of Innovations can assist in changing long-time practice by laying the groundwork for an analysis of the benefits and disadvantages of proposed changes, such as changes to fasting orders, while helping initiate local protocols instead of additional national guidelines.

  1. Baseline Blood Pressure, the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines, and Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk in SPRINT

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    Vaduganathan, Muthiah; Pareek, Manan; Qamar, Arman

    2018-01-01

    BACKGROUND: The 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines include lower thresholds to define hypertension than previous guidelines. Little is known about the impact of these guideline changes in patients with or at high risk for cardiovascular disease. METHODS: In this exploratory analysis using baseline blood...... pressure assessments in SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial), we evaluated the prevalence and associated cardiovascular prognosis of patients newly reclassified with hypertension based on the 2017 ACC/AHA (SBP≥130mmHg or DBP≥80mmHg) compared with the JNC 7 guidelines (SBP≥140mmHg or DBP≥90mm.......4%) were newly reclassified as having hypertension based on the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines. Over 3.3-year median follow-up, 319 patients experienced the primary endpoint (87 of whom were newly reclassified with hypertension based on the revised guidelines). Patients with hypertension based on prior guidelines...

  2. OSART guidelines. 1992 edition

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    1992-01-01

    The IAEA Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) Guidelines provide overall guidance for the experts to ensure the consistency and comprehensiveness of the operational safety review. Specific guidelines are provided as a guide for the systematic review in the following areas important to operational safety: management, organization and administration, training and qualification, operations, maintenance, technical support, radiation protection, chemistry, emergency planning and preparedness. Additional guidance and reference material has been prepared by the IAEA to complement the expertise of the OSART members

  3. Electrical safety guidelines

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    The Electrical Safety Guidelines prescribes the DOE safety standards for DOE field offices or facilities involved in the use of electrical energy. It has been prepared to provide a uniform set of electrical safety standards and guidance for DOE installations in order to affect a reduction or elimination of risks associated with the use of electrical energy. The objectives of these guidelines are to enhance electrical safety awareness and mitigate electrical hazards to employees, the public, and the environment.

  4. Ecologo guidelines spark disagreement

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    1999-01-01

    Defining what renewable means has been a challenge, but the authors of a new set of guidelines for the Ecologo certification of renewable low-impact electrcity expect after some delay to have the new rules on the street by March 2000.. There was contention in developing the guideline, according to Terra Choice Environmental Services, the company that created and applied criteria for Ecologo certification under the federal government's Environmetal Choice Program. Interim guidleines were developed and have been in place for renewable power since 1996, and have since been used to certify wood-waste biomass, landfill gas, small hydro and wind power plants, in addition to three green power marketing programs. The first draft of the revised guidelines was issued in March. It was one of the harder guidelines to have been worked on because Canadian power producers did not readily agree on what should qualify as renewable, particularly around the whole area of hydro. While small run-of-river hydro plants will continue to fit within the Ecologo guidelines, larger projects will not. Wind power producers are relatively happy with the latest version of TerraChoice's draft guidelines, released at the end of November. A significant revision of the original rules is a limit on the amount of older generation green power marketers who want to promote the green power Ecologo electricity can sell. At least 50% of their capacity must originate from plants installed after January 1, 1991

  5. Web Accessibility and Guidelines

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    Harper, Simon; Yesilada, Yeliz

    Access to, and movement around, complex online environments, of which the World Wide Web (Web) is the most popular example, has long been considered an important and major issue in the Web design and usability field. The commonly used slang phrase ‘surfing the Web’ implies rapid and free access, pointing to its importance among designers and users alike. It has also been long established that this potentially complex and difficult access is further complicated, and becomes neither rapid nor free, if the user is disabled. There are millions of people who have disabilities that affect their use of the Web. Web accessibility aims to help these people to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with, as well as contribute to, the Web, and thereby the society in general. This accessibility is, in part, facilitated by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) currently moving from version one to two. These guidelines are intended to encourage designers to make sure their sites conform to specifications, and in that conformance enable the assistive technologies of disabled users to better interact with the page content. In this way, it was hoped that accessibility could be supported. While this is in part true, guidelines do not solve all problems and the new WCAG version two guidelines are surrounded by controversy and intrigue. This chapter aims to establish the published literature related to Web accessibility and Web accessibility guidelines, and discuss limitations of the current guidelines and future directions.

  6. La participación de las comunidades indígenas migrantes en el marco del Consejo Consultivo Indígena en León, Guanajuato

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    Yolanda de León-de Santiago

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available En México, a lo largo de la historia, se ha ignorado el aporte de los pueblos indígenas y se ha omitido su punto de vista para la toma de decisiones en asuntos que los atañe, no fue sino hasta el levantamiento Zapatista que la cuestión indígena despertó interés. En el estado de Guanajuato, la población indígena es menor en comparación con otros estados y, sin embargo, está conformada por un mosaico de culturas, algunas nativas y otras migrantes. A pesar de esto, la presencia de población indígena fue reconocida hasta el año 2004. El objetivo de este artículo es primeramente visibilizar la presencia de comunidades de indígenas migrantes en la ciu - dad de León, Guanajuato, y en segundo lugar, hacer un análisis de su participación ciudadana en el marco del Consejo Consultivo Indígena, como un mecanismo institucionalizado de atención para este segmento de la población.

  7. Exploratory Research and Development Fund, FY 1990

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    1992-05-01

    The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Exploratory R ampersand D Fund FY 1990 report is compiled from annual reports submitted by principal investigators following the close of the fiscal year. This report describes the projects supported and summarizes their accomplishments. It constitutes a part of an Exploratory R ampersand D Fund (ERF) planning and documentation process that includes an annual planning cycle, projection selection, implementation, and review. The research areas covered in this report are: Accelerator and fusion research; applied science; cell and molecular biology; chemical biodynamics; chemical sciences; earth sciences; engineering; information and computing sciences; materials sciences; nuclear science; physics and research medicine and radiation biophysics

  8. Exploratory Research and Development Fund, FY 1990

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    1992-05-01

    The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Exploratory R D Fund FY 1990 report is compiled from annual reports submitted by principal investigators following the close of the fiscal year. This report describes the projects supported and summarizes their accomplishments. It constitutes a part of an Exploratory R D Fund (ERF) planning and documentation process that includes an annual planning cycle, projection selection, implementation, and review. The research areas covered in this report are: Accelerator and fusion research; applied science; cell and molecular biology; chemical biodynamics; chemical sciences; earth sciences; engineering; information and computing sciences; materials sciences; nuclear science; physics and research medicine and radiation biophysics.

  9. Exploratory multivariate analysis by example using R

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    Husson, Francois; Pages, Jerome

    2010-01-01

    Full of real-world case studies and practical advice, Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R focuses on four fundamental methods of multivariate exploratory data analysis that are most suitable for applications. It covers principal component analysis (PCA) when variables are quantitative, correspondence analysis (CA) and multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) when variables are categorical, and hierarchical cluster analysis.The authors take a geometric point of view that provides a unified vision for exploring multivariate data tables. Within this framework, they present the prin

  10. Revueltas indígenas en el Perú tardocolonial

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    Sala i Vila, Núria

    1989-01-01

    La hipótesis inicial que encauzó la investigación fue la búsqueda de un nexo entre la Gran Rebelión de 1780-81, aquélla que estalló en el Cuzco en 1814 y las luchas independentistas iniciadas a partir de 1820 con la llegada de las tropas del general San Martín al virreinato peruano. Consideré que el movimiento de Túpac Amaru no fue el final de un ciclo o etapa de lucha propiamente indígena y en consecuencia traté de demostrar la persistencia de respuestas violentas indígenas en la sociedad co...

  11. Criatividade e inovação empresarial nas indústrias criativas

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    Sousa, Fernando; Nunes, Florbela; Monteiro, Ileana Pardal

    2015-01-01

    O presente artigo visa demonstrar que a relação de influência entre a atitude dos empresários face à criatividade e as práticas de inovação empresarial é mais forte no setor que envolve as indústrias criativas. Para o efeito foi inquirida uma amostra constituída por 454 empresários, em que 94 pertenciam às indústrias criativas, responsáveis por microempresas e PME portuguesas, através de um inventário de práticas empresariais inovadoras, elaborado a partir do formulário de candidatura à rede ...

  12. El anciano en las comunidades indígenas Páez y Zenú

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    Canencio Benavides Doris

    1996-06-01

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    Son muchos los pueblos indígenas existentes en Colombia, entre ellos encontramos a los zenues y a los paeces. Los primeros se encuentran localizados al noreste de Córdoba; los paeces están ubicados en diferentes lugares del departamento del Cauca. En estas dos comunidades indígenas existen algunas diferencias dadas no solo por su ubicación geográfica, sino por aspectos organizacionales e históricos. Pero no se puede desconocer las similitudes que existen entre ellas como es el concepto del anciano dentro de la comunidad, su rol en la familia y el respeto que se le tiene como transmisor de valores y creencias.

     

  13. Prevalencia de diabetes mellitus e hiperlipidemias en indígenas otomíes

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    Alvarado-Osuna Claudia; Milian-Suazo Feliciano; Valles-Sánchez Victoria

    2001-01-01

    Objetivo. Determinar prevalencia y factores de riesgo de la diabetes mellitus (DM) e hiperlipidemias en un grupo de indígenas otomíes de Querétaro. Material y métodos. Entre 1996 y 1997, en muestreo de conveniencia se trabajó con 91 indígenas, de 15 a 77 años de edad, de las comunidades de Yosphí y El Rincón, del estado de Querétaro, México. Se tomaron muestras sanguíneas en ayuno y se determinó la concentración de glucosa, colesterol y triglicéridos. Se realizó análisis estadístico para comp...

  14. Narrativas Maxakali: possibilidades para o ensino de cultura e história indígena

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    Pablo Luiz de Oliveira Lima

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available O povo Maxakali enfrentou a colonização e resiste, até os dias de hoje, com a força de seus hábitos culturais. As narrativas indígenas são fontes ricas para o ensino de história, desde que trabalhadas adequadamente, respeitando a alteridade cultural, os diferentes conjuntos de valores, crenças e organização social dos povos indígenas. Este trabalho propõe um diálogo entre narrativas indígenas e teorias sobre a narrativa histórica. A presença de narrativas indígenas no ensino de História está relacionada às mudanças que ocorreram no ensino dessa disciplina a partir da década de 1980, com a instituição dos direitos indígenas constitucionais, novos parâmetros curriculares e uma legislação que tornou obrigatório o ensino de história e cultura indígenas na educação básica brasileira (Lei nº 11.645/08. A utilização de narrativas indígenas no ensino de história, além de levar os alunos a compreenderem melhor as culturas indígenas, pode leválos a percepções ampliadas sobre a sua própria cultura.

  15. Indígenas en la universidad brasileña: sueño, esperanza o pesadilla?

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    Josinaldo da SILVA

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Pensar en la presencia de indígenas en la enseñanza superior era, hasta hace poco tiempo, una utopía. Este artículo enfoca discusiones sobre la efectivación de las políticas de acciones afirmativas para indígenas en las universidades brasileñas, que son recientes no porque la población indígena no se haya manifestado, sino porque el país no tenía abertura para tal diálogo. La diversidade en la universidad ha contribuído para el diálogo y el entendimiento. Se narra que, para competir para los cupos, los candidatos indígenas necesitan comprobar su indianidad y firmar un término de compromiso con la comunidad indígena que los nomina. Ese proceso de identificación es complicado porque, ocasionalmente, debido a intercambio de favores, parientes de hacendados y políticos --ya privilegiados socialmente-- acaban utilizando los cupos. Los indígenas siempre estudiaron en escuelas públicas en situación precaria. Los autores relatan los problemas relacionados con la llegada a Brasilia y las dificultades generadas por la distancia de las aldeas. También se narran las experiencias de la convivencia en el ambiente universitario de la Universidad de Brasília, en dónde en algunos casos, la clase ignora y segrega a los estudiantes indígenas, y en otros, los docentes los ignoran o hasta se manifiestan contrarios a su presencia. Se cuestiona el papel de la Fundación Nacional del Indio (FUNAI. Aun frente a estas dificultades, los primeros indígenas comienzan a graduarse. Con orgullo y manteniendo vivas sus tradiciones, se espera el replanteamiento de la medicina occidental como complementaria a la medicina tradicional.

  16. Çocuk Diş Hekimliğinde Oral ve İntranazal Yollarla Orta Dereceli Sedasyon

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    Özen, B.

    2013-01-01

    Çocuk Diş Hekimliğinde Oral ve İntranazal Yollarla Orta Dereceli Sedasyon Çocuk diş hekimliğinde korkulu, kaygılı ve uyumsuz hastaların tedavileri, midazolam gibi spesifik ilaçların oral veya intranazal yolla kullanılmıyla, sedasyon yönergelerine uyan hekimler tarafından orta dereceli sedasyon

  17. Web 2.0 trænger ind i skolen

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    Mehlsen, Camilla

    2010-01-01

    Det er ikke bare et stigende antal cyber kids, der presser på for at få web 2.0 ind i skolen. Flere uddannelsespolitiske tekster sætter nu fokus på, at elevernes it- og mediekompetencer skal være "i et web 2.0-perspektiv". Hvad skal der til, for at vi får en skole 2.0? Asterisk aflægger rapport fra...

  18. Innovations issues de la base en Chine et en Inde | CRDI - Centre ...

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    Les innovations issues de la base sont celles qui émergent des systèmes de connaissances traditionnels et officieux d'un lieu, qu'on intègre ou non un savoir officiel. En Chine et en Inde, on n'a pas encore pleinement compris et mis à profit ce type d'innovation. Cette subvention financera une étude approfondie de ce type ...

  19. Know Violence in Childhood – Inde : Défense des droits ...

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    Know Violence in Childhood – Inde : Défense des droits, communication et mobilisation des médias. Know Violence in Childhood (KVIC) est une initiative mondiale d'apprentissage et de défense des intérêts visant à stimuler la coordination de l'action pour mettre fin à la violence faite aux enfants. Elle met à profit ...

  20. Créer des emplois pour combler l'absence de milieu en Inde | CRDI ...

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    21 juin 2016 ... Les chercheurs ont aussi observé que l'expansion de l'emploi dans des secteurs autres que l'agriculture était étroitement liée à l'expansion de l'éducation. L'Inde doit s'attacher à offrir une meilleure instruction dans ses villages, afin que les travailleurs éventuels puissent acquérir les compétences de base ...

  1. L'intégration des plantes médicinales en Inde | IDRC - International ...

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    3 févr. 2011 ... Un nouveau programme lancé par le gouvernement de l'Inde pour intégrer les plantes médicinales aux pratiques médicales traditionnelles et aux moyens de subsistance habituels pourrait être une source de revenus pour les villageois qui en font la cueillette et rendre leur utilisation plus sécuritaire.

  2. Skill Transfer and Virtual Training for IND Response Decision-Making: Project Summary and Next Steps

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    2016-04-12

    Lincoln Laboratory MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY LEXINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS Technical Report 1209 Skill Transfer and Virtual ...specifically authorized by the U.S. Government may violate any copyrights that exist in this work. Skill Transfer and Virtual Training for IND Response...lns:ull of lmme<lla:e 0 evacua!lon). but many aspects are the same (such as !’laVIng fresh water . knowing evacua:Jon routn. and tlavtng a

  3. Protocole d'entente entre le gouvernement de l'Inde et le CRDI ...

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    22 févr. 2018 ... Ce protocole d'entente réaffirme un engagement commun envers les données probantes et l'innovation en Inde en vue de favoriser le progrès social et ... Des chercheurs appuyés par le CRDI parlent de leurs expériences au Comité sur les ONG lors du forum de la Commission de la condition de la femme.

  4. Inde | Page 6 | CRDI - Centre de recherches pour le développement ...

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    Les économistes et les spécialistes en sciences sociales ont vigoureusement plaidé en faveur d'une réduction des dépenses en subventions et de la création d'un revenu de base pour les populations de l'Inde à la Conférence nationale sur le revenu de base universel appuyée par le CRDI. Read more about Les ...

  5. Innovations issues de la base en Chine et en Inde | IDRC ...

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    Les innovations issues de la base sont celles qui émergent des systèmes de connaissances traditionnels et officieux d'un lieu, qu'on intègre ou non un savoir officiel. En Chine et en Inde, on n'a pas encore pleinement compris et mis à profit ce type d'innovation. Cette subvention financera une étude approfondie de ce type ...

  6. Le nouveau visage de la philanthropie en Inde | CRDI - Centre de ...

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    Connectez-vous avec Nirojan sur LinkedIn. La philanthropie est en hausse en Inde et le phénomène devrait continuer à croître. La nouvelle richesse transforme également le visage des dons de charité et retient l'attention du public. Par conséquent, le nombre de conseillers en philanthropie augmente aussi. La relation ...

  7. Artes indígenas, patrimônio cultural e mercado

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    Ilana Seltzer Goldstein

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available O sistema das artes vem se tornando cada vez mais internacional, com a formação de redes e fluxos. Entretanto, as criações populares e indígenas costumam ser ignoradas ou relegadas a segundo plano. A dicotomia arte versus artesanato é uma das estratégias de hierarquização desse sistema. O presente artigo aborda duas maneiras pelas quais as formas expressivas dos povos indígenas vêm sendo inseridas na sociedade envolvente: sua paulatina circulação no sistema das artes e seu recente reconhecimento como patrimônio cultural. A maioria dos dados é trazida da Austrália, país em que, a partir dos anos 1970, formou-se uma rede impressionante de fomento às artes indígenas, compreendendo premiações, alas especiais em museus, cooperativas de artistas e galerias comerciais nas grandes cidades. Nas páginas finais são abordados também exemplos brasileiros.

  8. Infraestructura y calidad educativa entre los pueblos indígenas originarios sonorenses

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    José Ángel Vera-Noriega

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo del artículo se centra en el análisis de la percepción entre los pueblos indígenas originarios de Sonora sobre la infraestructura y calidad educativa para la formación de sus descendientes. Participaron 1.329 personas con un promedio de 50 años de edad y desviación estándar de 16 años, 928 mujeres y 401 hombres. Los resultados indican la prevalencia de una percepción de falta de infraestructura para mejorar la calidad educativa de los niños y jóvenes indígenas. Además, se encontraron diferencias entre los siete pueblos indígenas con respecto a la problemática educativa. Los grupos que mejor están ubicados, en cuanto a acceso educativo, son aquellos que exhiben mayor desplazamiento de su lengua materna.

  9. Training first responders on Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs) and Improvised Nuclear Devices (INDs) events

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    Groves, Ken L.

    2008-01-01

    Full text: This paper will present an overview of the current training the author is presenting to First Responders (fire-fighters, emergency medical technicians, law enforcement and others) who may encounter either a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD or Dirty Bomb) or an Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) as a part of their Emergency Response activities. The emphasis of the training is putting the radiological/nuclear material in perspective as compared with other Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) materials such as chemical and/or biological weapon agents. A goal of the training is to help this First Responder Community understand that under almost all conditions, they can perform their primary mission of 'putting out fires', rescuing and treating injured persons, and chasing 'bad guys' even in the presence of relatively large amount of radiological/nuclear contamination. The rare cases of high activity unshielded sources will be reviewed and explained. Current International guidance on dose 'limits' will be discussed. A discussion of the use of Time, Distance and Shielding as well as appropriate Personal Protective Clothing and how it will provide the needed protection while immediate actions take place early in an RDD/IND event, will take place. The use of appropriate radiation detection instrumentation, documented Standard Operating Procedures along with realistic training, drills and exercises are the key to a successful response to an RDD/IND event for this community of critical emergency responders. (author)

  10. Percepciones de comportamientos parentales de jóvenes indígenas mexicanos

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    Rosario Esteinou Madrid

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available El trabajo presenta algunos resultados sobre algunas de las ten- dencias que se muestran hoy en día en torno a los comportamientos paren- tales en el proceso de socialización y de educación de sus hijos adolescentes. La información que se expone procede de una investigación que se realizó sobre la educación parental y la competencia social de los jóvenes en tres estados con alta concentración de población indígena. Para tal efecto, se levantó una encuesta en una muestra de 450 adolescentes indígenas de los estados de Chiapas, Yucatán y Oaxaca. En particular se analizan, a partir de las percepciones de los adolescentes, algunos comportamientos de padres y madres referentes a dos dimensiones: una, relacionada con el apoyo, la pro- tección y la promoción de comportamientos prosociales en los adolescentes; y otra referida a distintas formas en que se ejerce el control (monitoreo, permisividad, rechazo, inducción de culpa, y punitividad. De acuerdo a dichas percepciones, el principal resultado obtenido establece que los com- portamientos de los padres indígenas se asemeja al estilo autoritario.

  11. La multiculturalidad de la ciudad de México y los derechos indígenas

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    Cristina Oehmichen

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir de 1970 y, sobre todo, de 1990 en adelante, los indígenas de México han ido incorporándose a los flujos migratorios tanto internos como internacionales. Las comunidades se han extendido mucho más allá de los límites de pueblos específicos, pues sus miembros han emigrado y se han establecido en diversos puntos geográficos. A través de las redes que se extienden en el espacio nacional e internacional, los indígenas de México han tendido a reconstituir el vínculo comunitario y a dinamizar las relaciones sociales que los mantienen unidos en los lugares de destino. En este artículo analizo los procesos de construcción de las fronteras étnicas en la ciudad de México, con lo cual busco descubrir una lógica subyacente en la discriminación y lucha por los derechos a la ciudadanía de los indígenas radicados en la capital.

  12. Entre la justicia indígena y la ordinaria: dilema aún por resolver

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    Filipo Ernesto Burgos Guzmán

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available La Constitución de 1991 propició un cambio en las relaciones con las minorías étnicas en general y en aras de su protección existe el reconocimiento de derechos colectivos y fundamentales de grupo. Dentro de ellos, uno trascendental: la jurisdicción indígena. Hoy, 17 años después de la entrada en vigencia de la nueva Constitución y de haberse reconocido a los indígenas su propias leyes y jueces, su sentido y razón de ser se ha ido aclarando y ampliando por la jurisprudencia constitucional, al abrigo del tratado internacional 169 de 1989 de la oit y la decisiones de la Corte Interamericana de Justicia. No obstante, cuando revisamos los conflictos de competencias suscitados, encontramos que cuando se resuelve u otorga competencia a la justicia ordinaria o indígena, en casos concretos llevados ante el Consejo Superior de la Judicatura, la visión de este tribunal no es acorde con el avance constitucional y en ocasiones parecería estar bajo el amparo de la Constitución monocultural de 1886.

  13. Entre la justicia indígena y la ordinaria: dilema aún por resolver

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    Filipo Ernesto Burgos Guzmán

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available La Constitución de 1991 propició un cambio en las relaciones con las minorías étnicas en general y en aras de su protección existe el reconocimiento de derechos colectivos y fundamentales de grupo. Dentro de ellos, uno trascendental: la jurisdicción indígena. Hoy, 17 años después de la entrada en vigencia de la nueva Constitución y de haberse reconocido a los indígenas su propias leyes y jueces, su sentido y razón de ser se ha ido aclarando y ampliando por la jurisprudencia constitucional, al abrigo del tratado internacional 169 de 1989 de la oit y la decisiones de la Corte Interamericana de Justicia. No obstante, cuando revisamos los conflictos de competencias suscitados, encontramos que cuando se resuelve u otorga competencia a la justicia ordinaria o indígena, en casos concretos llevados ante el Consejo Superior de la Judicatura, la visión de este tribunal no es acorde con el avance constitucional y en ocasiones parecería estar bajo el amparo de la Constitución monocultural de 1886.

  14. Tendencias de Educación Indígena en Latinoamérica.

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    Teresa Durán Pérez

    Full Text Available En esta ponencia se revisan Ias principales corrientes de pensamiento que en los últimos veinte años han ido surgiendo en torna a la educación que, al interior de las sociedades nacionales. deben recibir y protagonizar Ias generaciones jóvenes de los pueblos indígenas de América. Estas corrientes de pensamiento han sido expuestas por estudiosos, mayormente de la cultura y lenguas vernáculas, vinculados de distinto modo al sistema regular de educación, y por dirigentes de organizaciones indígenas.  Explicita o implícitamente estas corrientes incluyen concepciones acerca de los pueblos indígenas: definiciones de sus propias  participaciones  en   el  proceso;  justificaciones   de  las proposiciones  que  exponen; dificultades encontradas en el proceso de aplicar los programas propuestos: evoluciones y proyecciones que este tipo  de educación étnicamente diferenciada supone.

  15. Implicações do uso do álcool na comunidade indígena Potiguara Implications of alcohol abuse and consumption in the Potiguara indigenous community

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    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Em função do crescimento do uso e do abuso do álcool nas populações indígenas do Brasil, esta pesquisa se propôs a investigar o consumo do álcool na comunidade Potiguara do Estado da Paraíba, devido à especificidade cultural e regional desta etnia. Trata-se de um estudo de campo exploratório. A amostra foi composta por 55 índios, maiores de 18 anos e de ambos os sexos. O instrumento utilizado foi uma entrevista semiestruturada aplicada individualmente. Para a análise dos dados, foi utilizado o software SPSS e Análise de Conteúdo Temática. Os resultados revelaram que 41,8% da amostra estudada têm, pelo menos, um membro da família que faz uso de bebida alcoólica, em sua maioria destiladas, e que o uso ocorre em idade precoce, estando desvinculado da cultura e de rituais. Dos entrevistados 27,3% afirmaram que a bebida traz diversos problemas para toda a família, inclusive com a morte. Pode-se concluir que, na população indígena estudada, o consumo de bebidas alcoólicas já ocorre de forma abusiva e precoce, necessitando-se de um trabalho mais efetivo de prevenção e de resgate da cultura desta comunidade.Due to the growth of usage and alcohol abuse in indigenous populations of Brazil, this research aims to investigate alcohol consumption in the Potiguara community, in the State of Paraíba, considering its specific cultural and regional differences of ethnicity. This is an exploratory field study. The sample consisted of 55 Indians, aged over 18 years and of both sexes. The instrument was a semistructured interview administered individually. For data analysis, we used the SPSS software and qualitative analysis. The results revealed that 41.8% of the sample have at least one family member who uses alcohol, mostly distilled, and that use starts at an early age, being detached from the culture and rituals. Of the respondents 27.3% said that drinking brings many problems for the entire family, including death. We can concluded

  16. 18 CFR 430.11 - Advance notice of exploratory drilling.

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    ... exploratory drilling. 430.11 Section 430.11 Conservation of Power and Water Resources DELAWARE RIVER BASIN... exploratory drilling. The Commission encourages consultation with any project sponsor who is considering... project and prior to initiation of exploratory drilling. (a) Any person, firm corporation or other entity...

  17. Exploratory Practice and Soft Systems Methodology

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    Tajino, Akira; Smith, Craig

    2005-01-01

    This paper aims to demonstrate that Soft Systems Methodology (SSM), a soft systems approach developed in management studies (see Checkland, 1981), can be usefully linked with Exploratory Practice (EP), a form of practitioner research for language classrooms. Some compatible SSM and EP characteristics, in tandem, could enhance continual efforts to…

  18. Exploratory research and development FY90

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    Struble, G.L.; Middleton, C.; Baldwin, G.; Cherniak, J.; Clements, W.; Donohue, M.L.; Francke, A.; Kirvel, R.D.; MacGregor, P.; Shaw, G.

    1990-01-01

    In general, the Exploratory Research and Development (ER ampersand D) Program supports research projects considered too basic or long-range to be funded by other Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) programs. This Program is managed for the Laboratory Director by a special assistant who chairs the LLNL's IR ampersand D Review Committee. Membership in the Review Committee comprises senior LLNL scientists, engineers, and managers whose areas of expertise span the range of scientific disciplines pursued at the Laboratory. The research supported by the Program falls into three categories: Exploratory Research in the Disciplines, Director's Initiatives, and Laboratory-Wide Competition. The first two, Exploratory Research and Director's Initiatives, promote pioneering work in the various scientific disciplines and programmatic areas. Laboratory departments and divisions propose and manage projects in the Exploratory Research category. The Laboratory Director, with the advice of the Review Committee, selects several larger projects to fund as Director's Initiative. These projects, which are proposed and managed by the responsible associate director, are intended to enhance the scope of existing programs or establish new technical directions and programs for the Laboratory. All FY90 projects are described in detail in this report. Other publications on ER ampersand D projects are included in the Publications List at the back of this report

  19. Exploratory research and development FY90

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    Struble, G.L.; Middleton, C.; Baldwin, G.; Cherniak, J.; Clements, W.; Donohue, M.L.; Francke, A.; Kirvel, R.D.; MacGregor, P.; Shaw, G. (eds.)

    1990-01-01

    In general, the Exploratory Research and Development (ER D) Program supports research projects considered too basic or long-range to be funded by other Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) programs. This Program is managed for the Laboratory Director by a special assistant who chairs the LLNL's IR D Review Committee. Membership in the Review Committee comprises senior LLNL scientists, engineers, and managers whose areas of expertise span the range of scientific disciplines pursued at the Laboratory. The research supported by the Program falls into three categories: Exploratory Research in the Disciplines, Director's Initiatives, and Laboratory-Wide Competition. The first two, Exploratory Research and Director's Initiatives, promote pioneering work in the various scientific disciplines and programmatic areas. Laboratory departments and divisions propose and manage projects in the Exploratory Research category. The Laboratory Director, with the advice of the Review Committee, selects several larger projects to fund as Director's Initiative. These projects, which are proposed and managed by the responsible associate director, are intended to enhance the scope of existing programs or establish new technical directions and programs for the Laboratory. All FY90 projects are described in detail in this report. Other publications on ER D projects are included in the Publications List at the back of this report.

  20. The Infinitesimal Jackknife with Exploratory Factor Analysis

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    Zhang, Guangjian; Preacher, Kristopher J.; Jennrich, Robert I.

    2012-01-01

    The infinitesimal jackknife, a nonparametric method for estimating standard errors, has been used to obtain standard error estimates in covariance structure analysis. In this article, we adapt it for obtaining standard errors for rotated factor loadings and factor correlations in exploratory factor analysis with sample correlation matrices. Both…

  1. Exploratory shaft conceptual design report: Permian Basin

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    1983-07-01

    This conceptual design report summarizes the conceptualized design for an exploratory shaft facility at a representative site in the Permian Basin locatd in the western part of Texas. Conceptualized designs for other possible locations (Paradox Basin in Utah and Gulf Interior Region salt domes in Louisiana and Mississippi) are summarized in separate reports. The purpose of the exploratory shaft facility is to provide access to the reference repository horizon to permit in situ testing of the salt. The in situ testing is necessary to verify repository salt design parameters, evaluate isotropy and homogeneity of the salt, and provide a demonstration of the constructability and confirmation of the design to gain access to the repository. The fundamental purpose of this conceptual design report is to assure the feasibility of the exploratory shaft project and to develop a reliable cost estimate and realistic schedule. Because a site has not been selected and site-specific subsurface data are not available, it has been necessary to make certain assumptions in order to develop a conceptual design for an exploratory shaft facility in salt. As more definitive information becomes available to support the design process, adjustments in the projected schedule and estimated costs will be required

  2. Exploratory shaft conceptual design report: Paradox Basin

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    1983-07-01

    This conceptual design report summarizes the conceptualized design for an exploratory shaft facility at a representative site in the Paradox Basin located in the southeastern part of Utah. Conceptualized designs for other possible locations (Permian Basin in Texas and Gulf Interior Region salt domes in Louisiana and Mississippi) are summarized in separate reports. The purpose of the exploratory shaft facility is to provide access to the reference repository horizon to permit in situ testing of the salt. The in-situ testing is necessary to verify repository salt design parameters, evaluate isotropy and homogeneity of the salt, and provide a demonstration of the constructability and confirmation of the design to gain access to the repository. The fundamental purpose of this conceptual design report is to assure the feasibility of the exploratory shaft project and to develop a reliable cost estimate and realistic schedule. Because a site has not been selected and site-specific subsurface data are not available, it has been necessary to make certain assumptions in order to develop a conceptual design for an exploratory shaft facility in salt. As more definitive information becomes available to support the design process, adjustments in the projected schedule and estimated costs will be required

  3. Design patterns for modelling guidelines

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    Serban, Radu; Ten Teije, Annette; Marcos, Mar; Polo-Conde, Cristina; Rosenbrand, Kitty C J G M; Wittenberg, Jolanda; van Croonenborg, Joyce

    2005-01-01

    It is by now widely accepted that medical guidelines can help to significantly improve the quality of medical care. Unfortunately, constructing the required medical guidelines is a very labour intensive and costly process. The cost of guideline construction would decrease if guidelines could be

  4. Development of cancer treatment guidelines

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    Krystyna Kiel

    2011-05-26

    May 26, 2011 ... KEYWORDS. Cancer;. Therapy;. Guidelines. Contents. 1. Why develop guidelines? ... Widely available guideline resources in cancer care. ... The use of guidelines in medicine has a long history. Many .... She has a negative family history. ... The patient has 1 cm grade 3 infiltrating ductal carcinoma.

  5. Japanese Guideline for Atopic Dermatitis

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    Ichiro Katayama

    2011-01-01

    The basics of treatment discussed in this guideline are based on the “Guidelines for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis 2008” prepared by the Health and Labour Sciences Research and the “Guidelines for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis 2009 (ADGL2009” prepared by the Atopic Dermatitis Guidelines Advisory Committee, Japanese Society of Allergology in principle.

  6. BWR emergency procedure guidelines

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    Post, J.S.; Karner, E.F.; Stratman, R.A.

    1984-01-01

    This chapter describes plans for dealing with reactor accidents developed by the Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) Owners' Group in response to post-Three Mile Island US NRC requirements. The devised Emergency Procedure Guidelines (EPGs), applicable to all BWRs, are symptom-based rather than event-based. According to the EPGs, the operator does not need to identify what event is occurring in the plant in order to decide what action to take, but need only observe the symptoms (values and trends of key control parameters) which exist and take appropriate action to control these symptoms. The original objective was to provide reactor operator guidance in responding to a small break loss-of-coolant accident (LOCA), but subsequent revisions have included other types of reactor accidents. Topics considered include the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) control guideline, the primary containment control guideline, the secondary containment control guideline, the radioactivity release control guideline, multiple failures vs. the design basis, safe limits vs. technical specifications, the technical status, licensing, and implementation. The EPGs are based upon maintaining both adequate core cooling and primary containment integrity

  7. Are BTS guidelines followed?

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    2002-03-01

    In 1993, the British Thoracic Society (BTS) issued guidelines for the management of spontaneous pneumothorax. The study's aim was to determine the level of adherence to these guidelines at a London teaching hospital. A retrospective case note audit of 59 episodes was performed. In patients undergoing intervention, the initial procedure was simple aspiration in 32 (73 per cent) and chest tube insertion in 12 (27 per cent) cases, contrasting with the BTS recommendation that aspiration should be attempted first in all such patients. Simple aspiration was successful on 34 per cent of occasions. Successful aspiration was associated with a significantly shorter hospital stay (median 3, range 1-11 days) than either failed aspiration (7, 3-66 days) or chest tube insertion without aspiration (9, 3-16 days). Other areas where practice differed from the BTS guidelines were clamping of chest tubes and use of a pursestring suture for wound closure. A follow up questionnaire suggested a lack of familiarity with the guidelines. These findings indicate that current management of spontaneous pneumothorax deviates from the BTS guidelines in potentially important respects.

  8. El estatuto legal y social de las lenguas en la educación indígena mexicana

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    Dalia Ruiz Ávila

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available En este documento se propicia una reflexión acerca de la forma en que la inmersión de las lenguas indígenas en preceptos de carácter legal y social confiere una dinámica particular a la realización de la educación formal destinada a amplios sectores de la población mexicana. Las interrogantes que se plantean a lo largo de la exposición son: ¿Cómo se traduce lo asentado en el plano jurídico en relación con el indígena en el marco de la educación indígena?, y ¿cómo se introduce la representación social del indígena en la educación formal diseñada para ellos? Para un acercamiento a las respuestas se indaga en los documentos oficiales que abordan el tema, en la revisión de datos censales y en algunos elementos teórico-metodológicos de la educación, las ciencias del lenguaje y la antropología. Las premisas de las cuales se parte son: 1 el auge de los movimientos indígenas ha golpeado a la hegemonía de las posiciones multiculturales y asimilacionistas; 2 los pueblos indígenas se han instalado como actores sociales en los escenarios políticos, y 3 la cuestión indígena no es un problema marginal. Exige una reforma del Estado y la participación de la sociedad civil. Un análisis fundamentado en la categoría de formación imaginaria propuesta por Michel Pécheux1 permite un acercamiento a la caracterización del sujeto indígena por sí mismo; del otro, sea o no indígena y del referente; es decir, de lengua y cultura. De éste se desprende que es necesaria una reformulación del estatuto legal, que sea acorde con los requerimientos de los diversos grupos indígenas, con el reconocimiento a la diversidad cultural.

  9. OSART guidelines. 1994 edition

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    1994-05-01

    These guidelines have been prepared to provide a basic structure and common reference both across the various areas covered by an OSART mission and across all the missions in the programme. As such, they are addressed, principally, to the team members of OSART missions but they will also provide guidance to a host nuclear plant preparing to receive a mission. The guidelines are intended to help each expert to formulate his review in the light of this own experience. They are not all inclusive and should not limit the expert's investigations, but are better considered as illustrating the adequate requirements for his review

  10. Data Qualification guidelines

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    Edwards, T.B.; Shine, E.P.

    1992-01-01

    Data Qualification (DQ) is a formal, technical process whose objective is to affirm that experimental data are suitable for their intended use. Although it is not possible to develop a fixed recipe for the DQ process to cover all test situations, these general guidelines have been developed for the Nuclear Engineering Section to establish a framework for qualifying data from steady-state processing. These guidelines outline the role of the DQ team providing insight into the planning and conducting of the DQ process

  11. Strategy Guideline: Demonstration Home

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    Savage, C.; Hunt, A.

    2012-12-01

    This guideline will provide a general overview of the different kinds of demonstration home projects, a basic understanding of the different roles and responsibilities involved in the successful completion of a demonstration home, and an introduction into some of the lessons learned from actual demonstration home projects. Also, this guideline will specifically look at the communication methods employed during demonstration home projects. And lastly, we will focus on how to best create a communication plan for including an energy efficient message in a demonstration home project and carry that message to successful completion.

  12. Strategy Guideline. Demonstration Home

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    Hunt, A.; Savage, C.

    2012-12-01

    This guideline will provide a general overview of the different kinds of demonstration home projects, a basic understanding of the different roles and responsibilities involved in the successful completion of a demonstration home, and an introduction into some of the lessons learned from actual demonstration home projects. Also, this guideline will specifically look at the communication methods employed during demonstration home projects. And lastly, we will focus on how to best create a communication plan for including an energy efficient message in a demonstration home project and carry that message to successful completion.

  13. Breve caracterização do Instituto Cubano de Arte e Indústria Cinematográfica como indústria cultural

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    Hansel Pavel Oro Oro

    2016-11-01

    Full Text Available A Economia Política da Comunicação proporciona a plataforma teórica para compreender o movimiento cinematográfico cubano a partir do conceito de indústria cultural. A concepção fundacional do ICAIC sobre o cinema como realização artística mais do que econômica resulta coerente com a condição improdutiva do trabalho e o alto valor social que caracteriza essa atividade. Constata-se, não obstante, contradições e tensões críticas em relação à finalidade social e a sustentabilidade econômica, a produção do autor e as fontes de financiamento, a defesa da identidade nacional e a necessidade de inserção nos circuitos comerciales globais.

  14. Jóvenes indígenas y relatos sobre escolaridades en la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional

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    Gabriela Czarny

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available El texto pretende contribuir a la comprensión de los entrecruzamientosy las complejidades presentes bajo categorías homogeneizantescomo la de “jóvenes estudiantes indígenas” en la educación superior.En particular, en torno de la presencia indígena en la UniversidadPedagógica Nacional, Ajusco, (UPN, Ajusco en la ciudad de México,en donde opera desde 1982 el programa de Educación Indígena, marcavisible de lo étnico en la universidad. Retomo los textos de autoríade jóvenes indígenas, producidos durante un ejercicio colectivo conellos en la universidad, en los que identifico heterogeneidades en susadscripciones comunitarias, como así también en los modos de autopresentarsey definirse. Como parte del análisis considero algunos delos debates que atraviesan este campo de estudio, entre ellos, el conceptode indígena migrante al interior del país, el modo de caracterizara los indígenas y las comunidades en las ciudades, y los sentidos -entensión para los jóvenes-, que adquiere la educación superior. Se tratade ubicar en la agenda educativa, la comprensión de que estos temasresultan retos académicos, sociales y políticos para la transformaciónde las sociedades multiétnicas como las latinoamericanas, así comopara las instituciones de educación superior que reciben cada vez másestudiantes indígenas con diversas adscripciones socioculturales, étnicas,lingüísticas.

  15. ¿Indígenas o campesinos , pueblos de la selva o de la montaña? Viejos debates, nuevas perspectivas

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    Christian Gros

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo interroga en qué medida la creación de una etnicidad genérica, producida por las movilizaciones indígenas durante las tres últimas décadas, permite superar la ruptura tradicional que existe entre pueblos indígenas de las tierras bajas y las comunidades indígenas campesinas de los Andes.

  16. Instructional Guidelines. Welding.

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    Fordyce, H. L.; Doshier, Dale

    Using the standards of the American Welding Society and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, this welding instructional guidelines manual presents a course of study in accordance with the current practices in industry. Intended for use in welding programs now practiced within the Federal Prison System, the phases of the program are…

  17. pre-art guidelines

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    Enrique

    2004-11-01

    Nov 1, 2004 ... As these guidelines address pre-ART issues, only conditions that occur at ... All HIV-infected adults who are immunosuppressed, i.e. ... therefore recommended that HIV-infected health care ... vaccine in severely immunosuppressed persons, i.e. those ... with residual insecticides, the use of larvicides, and.

  18. Curricular Guidelines for Endodontics.

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    Journal of Dental Education, 1981

    1981-01-01

    Guidelines developed by the Section on Endodontics of the American Association of Dental Schools for use by educational institutions as curriculum development aids are provided. Endodontics is that branch of dentistry dealing with diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions that arise as a result of pathoses of dental pulp. (MLW)

  19. Evidence-based guidelines

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    Wattjes, Mike P; Rovira, Àlex; Miller, David

    2015-01-01

    . This use of MRI can help predict treatment response and assess the efficacy and safety of new therapies. In the second part of the MAGNIMS (Magnetic Resonance Imaging in MS) network's guidelines on the use of MRI in MS, we focus on the implementation of this technique in prognostic and monitoring tasks. We...

  20. Guidelines for Authors

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    Please follow the instructions given below while preparing the manuscript. Articles which do not conform to the guidelines will not be considered. Authors are encouraged to submit their article in ASCII/MS Word/Latex version in a CD or by email to resonanc@ias.ernet.in. Title: Authors are requested to provide a) first title ...

  1. Formalization of Medical Guidelines

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    Peleška, Jan; Anger, Z.; Buchtela, David; Šebesta, K.; Tomečková, Marie; Veselý, Arnošt; Zvára, K.; Zvárová, Jana

    2005-01-01

    Roč. 1, - (2005), s. 133-141 ISSN 1801-5603 R&D Projects: GA AV ČR 1ET200300413 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z10300504 Keywords : GLIF model * formalization of guidelines * prevention of cardiovascular diseases Subject RIV: IN - Informatics, Computer Science

  2. Record Keeping Guidelines

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    American Psychologist, 2007

    2007-01-01

    These guidelines are designed to educate psychologists and provide a framework for making decisions regarding professional record keeping. State and federal laws, as well as the American Psychological Association's "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct," generally require maintenance of appropriate records of psychological…

  3. GRADE Equity Guidelines 3

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    Welch, Vivian A; Akl, Elie A; Pottie, Kevin

    2017-01-01

    OBJECTIVE: The aim of this paper is to describe a conceptual framework for how to consider health equity in the GRADE (Grading Recommendations Assessment and Development Evidence) guideline development process. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: Consensus-based guidance developed by the GRADE working grou...

  4. Field Campaign Guidelines

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    Voyles, J. W. [DOE ARM Climate Research Facility, Washington, DC (United States); Chapman, L. A. [DOE ARM Climate Research Facility, Washington, DC (United States)

    2015-12-01

    This document establishes a common set of guidelines for the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility for planning, executing, and closing out field campaigns. The steps that guide individual field campaigns are described in the Field Campaign Tracking System and are specifically tailored to meet the scope of each field campaign.

  5. Curricular Guidelines for Neuroanatomy.

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    Journal of Dental Education, 1981

    1981-01-01

    Presented are the curricular guidelines for Neuroanatomy developed by the Section on Anatomical Sciences of the American Association of Dental Schools for use by individual educational institutions as curriculum development aids. Included are recommendations for primary educational goals, prerequisites, scope, content, behavioral objectives,…

  6. Space Guidelines for Libraries.

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    Wisconsin Coordinating Committee for Higher Education, Madison.

    The following guidelines are recommended: stack space--for each 10 volumes, one square foot of space; reading room--25 square feet per station x 20% of the total undergraduate population; carrel space--25% of the graduate enrollment x 45 square feet; office and auxilliary space--135 square feet x full time equivalent staff. (NI)

  7. Guidelines on testicular cancer

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    Albers, Peter; Albrecht, Walter; Algaba, Ferran; Bokemeyer, Carsten; Cohn-Cedermark, Gabriella; Horwich, Alan; Klepp, Olbjoern; Laguna, M. Pilar; Pizzocaro, Giorgio

    2005-01-01

    To up-date the 2001 version of the EAU testicular cancer guidelines. A non-structured literature review until January 2005 using the MEDLINE database has been performed. Literature has been classified according to evidence-based medicine levels. Testicular cancer is a highly curable disease.

  8. Guidelines for Urban Labs

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    Scholl, Christian; Agger Eriksen, Mette; Baerten, Nik

    2017-01-01

    urban lab initiatives from five different European cities: Antwerp (B), Graz and Leoben (A), Maastricht (NL) and Malmö (S). We do not pretend that these guidelines touch upon all possible challenges an urban lab may be confronted with, but we have incorporated all those we encountered in our...

  9. Situación de salud y nutrición de niños indígenas y niños no indígenas de la Amazonia peruana

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    Adrián Díaz

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Evaluar el estado nutricional de los menores de 5 años, indígenas y no indígenas, de dos provincias de la Amazonia peruana. MÉTODOS: Estudio descriptivo y transversal representativo de familias con niños menores de cinco años residentes en las provincias de Bagua y Condorcanqui en Perú. El estudio incluyó entrevista a la madre o cuidador del(os niño(s, evaluación antropométrica, hemoglobina en sangre capilar, búsqueda de parásitos intestinales en los niños menores de 5 años, acceso a los servicios de salud, antecedentes de infecciones respiratorias agudas y enfermedades diarreicas agudas, condición socioeconómica y consumo de sal inadecuadamente yodada. Mediante métodos lineares generalizados se identificaron los determinantes de la desnutrición crónica y anemia infantil en cada población de estudio. RESULTADOS: Se evaluaron 986 familias y 1 372 niños. La prevalencia de desnutrición crónica fue mayor en la población indígena respecto de la no indígena (56,2% versus 21,9%, igual que la anemia (51,3% versus 40,9%. Los determinantes de la desnutrición crónica fueron diferentes en ambas poblaciones. En indígenas, prevaleció la edad mayor a 36 meses (OR 2,21; IC95% 1,61-3, 04 y vivienda inadecuada (OR 2,9; IC95% 1,19-7,11, mientras que en los no indígenas, la pobreza extrema (OR 2,31; IC95% 1,50 - 3,55 y el parto institucional (OR 3,1; IC95% 2,00-4,83. CONCLUSIONES: Existen marcadas brechas entre la población indígena y la población no indígena respecto de las condiciones de vida, acceso a servicios de salud y estado nutricional de menores de 5 años. Se requiere asignar particular atención a la población indígena a fin de adecuar las modalidades de entrega de los programas y servicios que ofrece el Estado en dichos contextos.

  10. As práticas corporais e a educação do corpo indígena: a contribuição do esporte nos jogos dos povos indígenas

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    Arthur José Medeiros de Almeida

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available No presente estudo procurou-se analisar a relação entre o esporte e a educação do corpo indígena no contexto dos Jogos dos Povos Indígenas. O objetivo foi o de entender o significado do evento em relação ao sentido de educação do corpo indígena. Para tanto, realizou-se uma investigação com base nos pressupostos metodológicos das Ciências Sociais, combinando-se consulta a documentos com a o trabalho de campo, que ocorreu durante a IX edição dos Jogos dos Povos Indígenas. Nesse ínterim, a reflexão e a interpretação mostraram que o evento adquire conotação de espetáculo e que práticas corporais tradicionais assumem características do esporte de alto rendimento, podendo contribuir para o surgimento de outro habitus e modificar a relação dos indígenas com o uso de seu corpo.

  11. Inspector qualification guidelines

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    Batty, A.C.; Van Binnebeek, J.J.; Ericsson, P.O.; Fisher, J.C.; Geiger, P.; Grandame, M.; Grimes, B.K.; Joode, A. de; Kaufer, B.; Kinoshita, M.; Klonk, H.; Koizumi, H.; Maeda, N.; Maqua, M.; Perez del Moral, C.; Roselli, F.; Warren, T.; Zimmerman, R.

    1994-07-01

    The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) has a Working Group on Inspection Practices (WGIP). The WGIP provides a forum for the exchange of Information and experience on the safety Inspection practices of regulatory authorities In the CNRA member countries. A consistent qualification process and well defined level of training for all Inspectors who participate In the safety Inspections are needed to provide consistent Inspections and reliable Inspection results. The WGIP organized in 1992 a workshop on the conduct of inspections, inspector qualification and training, and shutdown inspections at the Technical Training Center of the US NRC in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the connection of workshop the WGIP identified a need to develop guidance for inspector qualification which could be used as a model by those who are developing their qualification practices. The inspector qualification journals of US NRC provided a good basis for the work. The following inspector qualification guideline has been developed for guidance of qualification of a new inspector recruited to the regulatory body. This guideline has been developed for helping the supervisors and training officers to give the initial training and familiarization to the duties of a new inspector in a controlled manner. US NRC inspector qualification journals have been used to define the areas of attention. This guideline provides large flexibility for application in different type organizations. Large organizations can develop separate qualification journals for each inspector positions. Small regulatory bodies can develop individual training programmes by defining the necessary training topics on case by case basis. E.g. the guideline can be used to define the qualifications of contracted inspectors used in some countries. The appropriate part would apply. Annex 1 gives two examples how this guideline could be applied

  12. Inspector qualification guidelines

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    Batty, A. C.; Van Binnebeek, J. J.; Ericsson, P. O.; Fisher, J. C.; Geiger, P.; Grandame, M.; Grimes, B. K.; Joode, A. de; Kaufer, B.; Kinoshita, M.; Klonk, H.; Koizumi, H.; Maeda, N.; Maqua, M.; Perez del Moral, C.; Roselli, F.; Warren, T.; Zimmerman, R.

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    The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) has a Working Group on Inspection Practices (WGIP). The WGIP provides a forum for the exchange of Information and experience on the safety Inspection practices of regulatory authorities In the CNRA member countries. A consistent qualification process and well defined level of training for all Inspectors who participate In the safety Inspections are needed to provide consistent Inspections and reliable Inspection results. The WGIP organized in 1992 a workshop on the conduct of inspections, inspector qualification and training, and shutdown inspections at the Technical Training Center of the US NRC in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the connection of workshop the WGIP identified a need to develop guidance for inspector qualification which could be used as a model by those who are developing their qualification practices. The inspector qualification journals of US NRC provided a good basis for the work. The following inspector qualification guideline has been developed for guidance of qualification of a new inspector recruited to the regulatory body. This guideline has been developed for helping the supervisors and training officers to give the initial training and familiarization to the duties of a new inspector in a controlled manner. US NRC inspector qualification journals have been used to define the areas of attention. This guideline provides large flexibility for application in different type organizations. Large organizations can develop separate qualification journals for each inspector positions. Small regulatory bodies can develop individual training programmes by defining the necessary training topics on case by case basis. E.g. the guideline can be used to define the qualifications of contracted inspectors used in some countries. The appropriate part would apply. Annex 1 gives two examples how this guideline could be applied.

  13. Avaliação da eficiência energética em uma indústria de painéis compensado

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    Este trabalho trata do perfil e do uso de energia em uma indústria de painéis compensado no Brasil. O seu objetivo geral é corroborar para a melhoria da competitividade da indústria de compensado nacional. Especificamente visou conhecer o perfil do consumo energético na indústria, avaliar possibilidade de ganhos de eficiência no componente energético do processo produtivo e disponibilizar modelos matemáticos de consumo energético aplicado às indústrias de painéis compensado. O trabalho foi de...

  14. Entre Didjazá y la Zandunga: iconografía y autorrepresentación indígena de las mujeres del Istmo de Tehuantepec, Oaxaca

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    Gabriela Zamorano Villarreal

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    Full Text Available Cuestionando la existencia de lo que muchas veces se ha explicado como “la mirada india”, el presente artículo pregunta cómo las imágenes producidas por indígenas existen en diálogo con otras representaciones visuales y escritas sobre lo indígena. Para ello retomaré algunas de las reflexiones que se han comentado alrededor de la abundante iconografía sobre las mujeres indígenas del istmo de Tehuantepec, y trataré de situarlas en relación con las autorrepresentaciones indígenas actuales.

  15. Exploratory shaft facility preliminary designs - Permian Basin

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    1983-09-01

    The purpose of the Preliminary Design Report, Permian Basin, is to provide a description of the preliminary design for an Exploratory Shaft Facility in the Permian Basin, Texas. This issue of the report describes the preliminary design for constructing the exploratory shaft using the Large Hole Drilling method of construction and outlines the preliminary design and estimates of probable construction cost. The Preliminary Design Report is prepared to complement and summarize other documents that comprise the design at the preliminary stage of completion, December 1982. Other design documents include drawings, cost estimates and schedules. The preliminary design drawing package, which includes the construction schedule drawing, depicts the descriptions in this report. For reference, a list of the drawing titles and corresponding numbers are included in the Appendix. The report is divided into three principal sections: Design Basis, Facility Description, and Construction Cost Estimate. 30 references, 13 tables

  16. Subjetividades indígenas impuestas y desafiantes en el discurso televisivo

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    Ana Ramos

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Rebelión del Arauco y Otra Justicia, Otra Cultura son informes de investigación periodística. Ambas narrativas -tomadas del discurso televisivo- construyen un "otro indígena" como premisa de un argumento más amplio. El primero pertenece a un programa chileno en el que el indígena es un ejemplo de violencia ejercida contra el "sistema". El segundo corresponde a un informativo argentino en el que la construcción del conflicto intra e interétnico ilustra la inoperancia del "estado". El propósito de este trabajo consiste en analizar las estrategias simbólicas utilizadas por la instancia enunciativa del programa televisivo y aquellas que emergen de los eventos citados; y a través de los ejemplos seleccionados mostrar el modo en que estas estrategias pueden ser utilizadas en el discurso televisivo para confirmar o desafiar estereotipos en torno a la construcción conjunta del ser indígena y el ser nacional."Arauco´s rebellion" and "Other justice, other culture" are press investigation reports. Both narratives -from television discourse- construct an "indigenous other" like premises of a broader argument. The first one belongs to a Chilean programme in which the indigenous actions are shown like examples of violence against "the system". The second one is from an Argentine news programme in which the construction of an intra and inter-ethnic conflict illustrates the inoperation of the State. The intention of this article is to analyse the symbolic strategies used by the enunciative instances of television programmes, and those that emerge from the cited events; and through the selected examples to show the way in which these strategies may be used in the television discourse to confirm or challenge stereotypes that surround the simultaneous construction of the indigenous being and the national being.

  17. La jurisdicción indígena en el Sistema Penal Acusatorio

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    Jorge Enrique Benavides Ascuntar

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available La investigación surge de la necesidad de solucionar, a través del procedimiento del SPA, el conflicto de competencia jurisdiccional por la injusticia e impotencia de las autoridades indígenas de no poder juzgar a sus miembros, cuando incurren en "delitos". El problema parte de lo general de la base principial dogmática y la incongruencia con normas orgánicas constitucionales aborígenes, específicamente la jurisdicción indígena,la que debe atemperarse a la Constitución para arribar al tema particular de la resolución del conflicto de jurisdicciones. Para este propósito se analizaron e interpretaron los valores, principios y la constitucionalidad de la jurisdicción indígena, tomando incluso las expresiones semánticas del art. 246 de la Constitución Nacional. Los resultados de investigación de esta propuesta surgen de la colisión de los sistemas jurídico y normativo de culturas diferentes e iguales, deeste análisis constitucional, legal y jurisprudencial, se concreta la propuesta de una Audiencia Especial comorequisito de procedibilidad para solucionar el conflicto de competencias jurisdiccionales. Este procedimiento,no regulado legalmente, es una omisión legislativa; en este sentido estos resultados se recomienda tenerlos encuenta como propuesta para adicionar a la Ley 906 de 2004, o en la promulgación de la ley de coordinación d jurisdicciones o por la Corte Constitucional en revisiónde Acción de Tutela, en sentencias sobre temas de este carácter.

  18. Emprendimientos productivos en grupos de mujeres indígenas: el caso de Talamanca

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    Ana Rosa Ruiz Fernández

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available La pobreza es una condición que debe ser tratada desde la generación de capacidades y en especial, en lo productivo. El Programa de Equidad de Género del Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, con una alianza estratégica con el Centro de Información Tecnológica, el Instituto de Estudios de la Mujer de la Universidad Nacional y Fundecooperación, está desarrollando una estrategia de generación de capacidades productivas en grupos de mujeres indígenas en Talamanca. Esta región y en general, los ocho pueblos indígenas que allí viven se han considerado de extrema pobreza y las mujeres tienen las más bajas posibilidades de educación por sus fuertes roles de reproducción y cuido. El proyecto inicia con tres grupos organizados de mujeres indígenas que están gestando proyectos productivos de turismo sostenible, una finca orgánica y reciclaje de desechos sólidos. Estos temas responden a una realidad de la zona: el desempleo y subempleo principalmente de las mujeres, deforestación, contaminación, problemas de salud y falta de oportunidades educativas. El objetivo final es crear una capacidad instalada y organizativa que promueva emprendimientos sostenibles y exitosos, especialmente entre las mujeres y su integración a redes nacionales de micro y pequeña empresas.

  19. Literatura indígena para crianças: o desafio da interculturalidade

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    Ana Paula Franco Nobile Brandileone

    2018-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este artículo es realizar una reflexión crítica acerca de la producción literaria infantil indígena. Para eso, se recurre a la problematización teórica centrada en el concepto de transculturación, conforme a Canclini (2007, articulada a los estudios sobre literatura infantil y juvenil brasilera de Moratti (2001, Ceccantini (2010 y Martha (2016. Como objeto de análisis son abordadas las obras Paiquerê: el paraíso de los Kaingangs, de Cléo Busatto, y Karú Tarú: el pequeño chamán, de Daniel Munduruku, ambas editadas en 2009. Este análisis permite la proposición de la hipótesis de que, en la literatura indígena más reciente, direccionada al público infantil, se encuentran opciones estéticas condicionadas a un intento de divulgación cultural no siempre afecto a la construcción de textos literarios de mejor cualidad. Así, se torna necesario reflexionar, en el caso de las narrativas, acerca de ideas y concepciones puestas al servicio de un compromiso ideológico cuyos reflejos, en el texto literario, se muestran contradictorios en relación con el lector, el cual tiende a percibir en la cultura indígena un elemento exótico y estereotipado, lo que poco contribuye para construir una relación intercultural democrática y humanizadora.

  20. Excavationless Exterior Foundation Insulation Exploratory Study

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    Mosiman, G.; Wagner, R.; Schirber, T.

    2013-02-01

    The key objective of this exploratory study was to investigate the feasibility of the development or adoption of technologies that would enable a large percentage of existing homes in cold climates to apply a combination 'excavationless' soil removal process with appropriate insulation and water management on the exterior of existing foundations at a low cost. Our approach was to explore existing excavation and material technologies and systems to discover whether potential successful combinations existed.

  1. Fundamentals of exploratory analysis of variance

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    Hoaglin, David C; Tukey, John W

    2009-01-01

    The analysis of variance is presented as an exploratory component of data analysis, while retaining the customary least squares fitting methods. Balanced data layouts are used to reveal key ideas and techniques for exploration. The approach emphasizes both the individual observations and the separate parts that the analysis produces. Most chapters include exercises and the appendices give selected percentage points of the Gaussian, t, F chi-squared and studentized range distributions.

  2. Planning representation for automated exploratory data analysis

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    St. Amant, Robert; Cohen, Paul R.

    1994-03-01

    Igor is a knowledge-based system for exploratory statistical analysis of complex systems and environments. Igor has two related goals: to help automate the search for interesting patterns in data sets, and to help develop models that capture significant relationships in the data. We outline a language for Igor, based on techniques of opportunistic planning, which balances control and opportunism. We describe the application of Igor to the analysis of the behavior of Phoenix, an artificial intelligence planning system.

  3. Territorio y Poder: La reivindicación territorial de los indígenas de la amazonia boliviana

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    Gabriela Canedo Vásquez

    2011-07-01

    Full Text Available El artículo pretende mostrar la centralidad que tiene el territorio y la demanda territorial para los grupos indígenas de la amazonia boliviana. El territorio tiene un papel importante en la reproducción cultural y en la organización política. La investigación se llevó a cabo en la provincia Mojos del departamento del Beni, y muestra que el manejo territorial itinerante y la percepción del territorio que tenían los grupos indígenas se ha transformado a partir del marco estatal –concretamente desde la ley INRA–. Hoy en día los indígenas demandan títulos de propiedad de los espacios ocupados, ante el avasallamiento de los blancos/karayanas. Es así que aquella concepción ilimitada del territorio, propio de los pueblos panindios, se ha transformado, pues en la actualidad los indígenas perciben un territorio limitado, cercado por propiedades privadas. Sin embargo, el territorio al convertirse en una de las demandas centrales de la organización indígena, es el elemento que les permite posicionarse políticamente en un escenario local y nacional.

  4. Otolith dysfunction alters exploratory movement in mice.

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    Blankenship, Philip A; Cherep, Lucia A; Donaldson, Tia N; Brockman, Sarah N; Trainer, Alexandria D; Yoder, Ryan M; Wallace, Douglas G

    2017-05-15

    The organization of rodent exploratory behavior appears to depend on self-movement cue processing. As of yet, however, no studies have directly examined the vestibular system's contribution to the organization of exploratory movement. The current study sequentially segmented open field behavior into progressions and stops in order to characterize differences in movement organization between control and otoconia-deficient tilted mice under conditions with and without access to visual cues. Under completely dark conditions, tilted mice exhibited similar distance traveled and stop times overall, but had significantly more circuitous progressions, larger changes in heading between progressions, and less stable clustering of home bases, relative to control mice. In light conditions, control and tilted mice were similar on all measures except for the change in heading between progressions. This pattern of results is consistent with otoconia-deficient tilted mice using visual cues to compensate for impaired self-movement cue processing. This work provides the first empirical evidence that signals from the otolithic organs mediate the organization of exploratory behavior, based on a novel assessment of spatial orientation. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  5. Limites da autonomia e da autodefesa indígena: experiências mexicanas

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    John Gledhill

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho analisa a situação atual das lutas dos povos indígenas mexicanos para alcançarem a autodeterminação e transcenderem os limites do multiculturalismo neoliberal. Após examinar as relações entre a radicalização das demandas indígenas e as transformações do Estado mexicano, a análise centra-se na história recente de uma comunidade indígena nahua no litoral do estado de Michoacán, que tem uma longa e bem-sucedida história de defesa de suas terras comunais, e numa comunidade purépecha no planalto central do mesmo estado, que tem sido sua aliada. A violência de atores externos, que aflige estas comunidades, revela as consequências da penetração em todos os níveis de governo do crime organizado, mas a análise também mostra como a capacidade das comunidades indígenas para resistirem pode ser prejudicada pela sua desarticulação interna pelas mesmas forças, num clima de impunidade em que a violência paramilitar pode avançar uma variedade de interesses econômicos regionais e transnacionais.This text analyzes the present situation of the struggles of Mexico's indigenous peoples to achieve self-determination and transcend the limits of neoliberal multiculturalism. After reviewing the relationships between the radicalization of indigenous demands and transformations of the Mexican state, our analysis focuses on the recent history of a Nahua indigenous community on the Pacific coast of Michoacán state, which has a long and successful history of defense of its communal lands. We also look at a Purhépecha community in the central highlands of Michoacán which has been the first community's ally. The violence of external actors that afflicts these communities reveals the consequences of the penetration of all levels of government by organized crime. However, our analysis also shows how the capacity of indigenous communities to resist can be undermined by their internal disarticulation by the same forces, which

  6. IX. El Decenio Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas del Mundo

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    Tum, Rigoberta Menchú

    2014-01-01

    Han pasado más de 500 años de oscuridad, y hoy sabemos que éste es el tiempo de profundizar en la lucha por el nuevo amanecer que ha de alumbrar el futuro de nuestros pueblos. A lo largo de los últimos años, los pueblos indígenas hemos realizado importantes actividades a nivel nacional, regional y mundial promoviendo así una amplia discusión acerca del estado de nuestros derechos y de la recuperación de nuestra cultura milenaria. De la misma manera, también se hicieron esfuerzos coordinados a...

  7. Interação academia-indústria. Relato da experiência da Vale

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    LUIZ EUGENIO A. M. MELLO

    Full Text Available RESUMO Abordamos aqui a nucleação de um modelo de inovação aberta na Vale (uma das maiores mineradoras do mundo apresentando o contexto histórico em que se deu esse processo. Discutimos algumas das questões que possivelmente haviam até então dificultado a implantação de uma estrutura de pesquisa e desenvolvimento focando o longo prazo pela indústria no Brasil. Destacamos algumas das dificuldades encontradas ao longo do processo, bem como algumas das razões que levaram ao sucesso da iniciativa.

  8. Når HRM sparker døren ind til fremtiden

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    Holt Larsen, Henrik

    2016-01-01

    Vi er alt for beskedne of uambitiøse, når vi siger, hvad HRM kan bidrage med i fremtidens virksomheder. Mange af de generelle udfordringer, som virksomhederne står overfor, har nemlig en karakter, der gør det naturligt eller nødvendigt at sætte ind med HRM-professionalisme. Bolden ligger for vores...... fødder, så nu gælder det bare om at sparke. Artiklen beskriver nogle af de vigtigste udfordringer - og hvorfor HRM er et svar herpå....

  9. Suministro de agua domiciliar a tres comunidades indígenas, Guatemala

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    Salvador Otazu, Roberto

    2014-01-01

    Este proyecto fin de carrera se propone dotar a comunidades indígenas de Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, Departamento de Alta Verapaz (Guatemala), de un mínimo de condiciones higiénico sanitarias básicas, como es el disponer de agua corriente. Se ha tomado como modelo a seguir la ampliación de la red de abastecimiento existente en San Pablo Comunja, a las comunidades de Chimenja, Esperanza Seamay y Nuevo Secapur. Se ampliarán el número de manantiales de abastecimiento (localización, aforos...

  10. Práticas de produção na indústria alimentar portuguesa

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    Oliveira, Maria; Silva, G. M.

    2017-01-01

    A qualidade é um dos fatores críticos na indústria alimentar (IA), resultante da legislação, das exigências dos consumidores e da concorrência e, também o critério mais importante para conseguir a lealdade dos consumidores (Dora, Kumar, Van Goubergen, Molnar & Gellynck, 2013). Alguns estudos empíricos na IA evidenciam melhorias da qualidade e da eficiência decorrentes da implementação de práticas lean (e.g., Scott, Wilcock & Kanetkar, 2009; Van Goubergen, Dora, Molnar & Gellynck, 2011). O...

  11. Migración retornada y juventud indígena (Zacualpa, Guatemala)

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    Ricardo Falla, S.J

    2008-01-01

    En este artículo resumo una investigación que acaba de ser publicada en forma de libro sobre la juventud indígena y la migración retornada en Zacualpa, Guatemala.1 De entrada advierto que los resultados de esta investigación reflejan la situación de principios de 2007. Ya se estaba enrareciendo entonces el ambiente con deportaciones masivas en los Estados Unidos, como fue la de las fábricas Swift el 12 de diciembre de 2006. Pero el repunte del número de deportaciones de2007 no se había sentid...

  12. A indústria de fertilizantes químicos no Brasil

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    Telles, Adalberto Franco Netto

    2014-01-01

    O presente estudo trata do desenvolvimento da Indústria de Fertilizantes Químicos no Brasil, especialmente a partir de 1950. Analisa neste período os condicionantes do crescimento da oferta de fertilizantes e de sua demanda. A ênfase dada, no tocante à oferta nacional de fertilizantes, recai sobre a estrutura industrial originada com a implantação do Programa Nacional de Fertilizantes e Calcário Agrícola, subprograma do II Plano Nacional de Desenvolvimento, e seu ajustamento à crise setorial ...

  13. Pluralismo jurídico: derecho indígena y justicia nacional

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    Leonello Bertini Chiriboga; Nancy Yáñez Fuenzalida

    2013-01-01

    A partir de bases doctrinarias y normativas se analizan los avances y retrocesos de la jurisprudencia chilena en relación al reconocimiento de la costumbreindígena, la justiciabilidad del derecho propio indígena y la aplicación de un enfoque de pluralismo jurídico. Existen algunos avances en la jurisprudencia –a partir de la vigencia del Convenio 169 de la OIT– en el reconocimiento del derecho de propiedad ancestral al agua; derechos de uso, aprovechamiento y protección de tierras, recursos n...

  14. Eficiência agronômica de rejeitos da indústria de fertilizantes fosfatados

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    Garcia, Luciana de Arruda [UNESP

    2014-01-01

    A produção de fertilizantes fosfatados solúveis gera muitos rejeitos, cujo aproveitamento não é possível pelos atuais métodos industriais, acarretando perdas elevadas de P no beneficiamento, através da subutilização dos depósitos de fosfato, representando, portanto, um bem mineral não utilizado e um problema ambiental preocupante, devido aos grandes volumes envolvidos. Neste contexto, o objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a eficiência agronômica de dois rejeitos da indústria de fertilizantes ...

  15. Computerization of guidelines: towards a "guideline markup language".

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    Dart, T; Xu, Y; Chatellier, G; Degoulet, P

    2001-01-01

    Medical decision making is one of the most difficult daily tasks for physicians. Guidelines have been designed to reduce variance between physicians in daily practice, to improve patient outcomes and to control costs. In fact, few physicians use guidelines in daily practice. A way to ease the use of guidelines is to implement computerised guidelines (computer reminders). We present in this paper a method of computerising guidelines. Our objectives were: 1) to propose a generic model that can be instantiated for any specific guidelines; 2) to use eXtensible Markup Language (XML) as a guideline representation language to instantiate the generic model for a specific guideline. Our model is an object representation of a clinical algorithm, it has been validated by running two different guidelines issued by a French official Agency. In spite of some limitations, we found that this model is expressive enough to represent complex guidelines devoted to diabetes and hypertension management. We conclude that XML can be used as a description format to structure guidelines and as an interface between paper-based guidelines and computer applications.

  16. La participación de las comunidades indígenas migrantes en el marco del Consejo Consultivo Indígena en León, Guanajuato

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    Yolanda de León-de Santiago; Antonino Santiago-Isidro

    2016-01-01

    En México, a lo largo de la historia, se ha ignorado el aporte de los pueblos indígenas y se ha omitido su punto de vista para la toma de decisiones en asuntos que los atañe, no fue sino hasta el levantamiento Zapatista que la cuestión indígena despertó interés. En el estado de Guanajuato, la población indígena es menor en comparación con otros estados y, sin embargo, está conformada por un mosaico de culturas, algunas nativas y otras migrantes. A pesar de esto, la presencia de poblac...

  17. Developing of guidelines for counselling children of divorce within Tsonga culture

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    2012-01-01

    M.A. The goals of this study were formulated in response to a need for a culturally sensitive counselling service for children of divorce within the Tsonga culture. The aim of this study was to develop guidelines to be used by counsellors in helping children of divorce within Tsonga culture. The study was undertaken within the framework of the developmental research and utilisation model. The research design integrated exploratory and descriptive methods. Qualitative methods of data gather...

  18. Guidelines for Better Heart Health

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    Skip Navigation Bar Home Current Issue Past Issues Guidelines for Better Heart Health Past Issues / Winter 2007 ... women either had or did not have CVD. Guidelines at a Glance: Prevention should be tailored to ...

  19. 2012 Guidelines for Water Reuse

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    This manual is a revision of the "2004 Water Reuse Guidelines." This document is a summary of reuse guidelines, with supporting information, for the benefit of utilities of utilities and regulatory agencies, particularly EPA.

  20. Paralympic emblem guidelines: London 2012

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    2015-01-01

    The purpose of these guidelines is to preserve and enhance the value of the Emblem for the benefit of all authorised users. These guidelines apply to LOCOG and IPC creative, marketing and communications personnel, agencies and consultants only.

  1. Guidelines for emergency laparoscopy

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    Sauerland Stefan

    2006-10-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Acute abdominal pain is a leading symptom in many surgical emergency patients. Laparoscopy allows for accurate diagnosis and immediate therapy of many intraabdominal pathologies. The guidelines of the EAES (European Association for Endoscopic Surgery provides scientifically founded recommendations about the role of laparoscopy in the different situations. Generally, laparoscopy is well suited for the therapy of the majority of diseases that cause acute abdominal pain.

  2. Severe accident management guidelines

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    Uhle, Jennifer

    2014-01-01

    The events at Fukushima Daiichi have highlighted the importance of Severe Accident Management Guidelines (SAMGs). As the world has learned from the catastrophe and countries are considering changes to their nuclear regulatory programs, the content of SAMGs and their regulatory control are being evaluated. This presentation highlights several factors that are being addressed in the United States as rulemaking is underway pertaining to SAMGs. The question of how to be prepared for the unexpected is discussed with specific insights gleaned from Fukushima. (author)

  3. Guidelines on oncologic imaging

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    1989-01-01

    The present issue of European Journal of Radiology is devoted to guidelines on oncologic imaging. 9 experts on imaging in suspected or evident oncologic disease have compiled a broad survey on strategies as well as techniques on oncologic imaging. The group gives advice for detecting tumours at specific tumour sites and use modern literature to emphasize their recommendations. All recommendations are short, comprehensive and authoritative. (orig./MG)

  4. Guidelines for Urban Labs

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    Scholl, Christian; Agger Eriksen, Mette; Baerten, Nik

    2017-01-01

    These guidelines are intended for team members and managers of urban labs and, more generally, for civil servants and facilitators in cities working with experimental processes to tackle complex challenges. They aim to support the everyday practice of collaboratively experimenting and learning ho...... the result is inspiring and instructive for all those who want to wrap their minds around experimental co-creative approaches to urban governance and city development....

  5. Guideline Implementation: Hand Hygiene.

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    Goldberg, Judith L

    2017-02-01

    Performing proper hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis is essential to reducing the rates of health care-associated infections, including surgical site infections. The updated AORN "Guideline for hand hygiene" provides guidance on hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis, the wearing of fingernail polish and artificial nails, proper skin care to prevent dermatitis, the wearing of jewelry, hand hygiene product selection, and quality assurance and performance improvement considerations. This article focuses on key points of the guideline to help perioperative personnel make informed decisions about hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis. The key points address the necessity of keeping fingernails and skin healthy, not wearing jewelry on the hands or wrists in the perioperative area, properly performing hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis, and involving patients and visitors in hand hygiene initiatives. Perioperative RNs should review the complete guideline for additional information and for guidance when writing and updating policies and procedures. Copyright © 2017 AORN, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  6. Cancer screening guidelines.

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    Zoorob, R; Anderson, R; Cefalu, C; Sidani, M

    2001-03-15

    Numerous medical organizations have developed cancer screening guidelines. Faced with the broad, and sometimes conflicting, range of recommendations for cancer screening, family physicians must determine the most reasonable and up-to-date method of screening. Major medical organizations have generally achieved consensus on screening guidelines for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. For breast cancer screening in women ages 50 to 70, clinical breast examination and mammography are generally recommended every one or two years, depending on the medical organization. For cervical cancer screening, most organizations recommend a Papanicolaou test and pelvic examination at least every three years in patients between 20 and 65 years of age. Annual fecal occult blood testing along with flexible sigmoidoscopy at five-year to 10-year intervals is the standard recommendation for colorectal cancer screening in patients older than 50 years. Screening for prostate cancer remains a matter of debate. Some organizations recommend digital rectal examination and a serum prostate-specific antigen test for men older than 50 years, while others do not. In the absence of compelling evidence to indicate a high risk of endometrial cancer, lung cancer, oral cancer and ovarian cancer, almost no medical organizations have developed cancer screening guidelines for these types of cancer.

  7. Aproximações do Movimento Indígena e os conflitos socioambientais: processos de resistência e violência a partir do olhar indígena

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    Maria da Graça Luderitz Hoefel

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Esta pesquisa documental busca identificar e analisar – a partir do olhar indígena – os processos de resistência, organização do Movimento Indígena e violência no contexto dos conflitos socioambientais indígenas, entre 2005 e 2012, vivenciados pelos povos Atikum, Kariri-Xocó, Potiguara, Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe e Truká, situados na região Nordeste do Brasil. Foram analisados 90 documentos aos quais aplicouse a matriz de análise de Hoefel et al. (2011. Nota-se que as cinco etnias enfrentam conflitos socioambientais semelhantes. Os assassinatos, atentados e perseguições às lideranças indígenas representam 43% do total de formas de violência identificadas, seguida pela apropriação de terras indígenas, que alcança 36%. A luta pelo território e a luta contra a violência – especialmente os homicídios e atentados – são as duas principais bandeiras de luta identificadas. Com relação às estratégias, o estudo indica que o acionamento do poder público (Executivo, Legislativo e Judiciário, as ocupações e denúncias na mídia caracterizam-se como as estratégias centrais adotadas nos processos de luta dos povos indígenas. Observa-se que a maioria dos conflitos são travados entre os povos indígenas e os grandes proprietários de terras, sinalizando, em verdade, uma disputa entre modelos de desenvolvimento e de sociedades absolutamente distintas. Nesse sentido, ressalta-se que a priorização da produção de commodities e de grandes obras de infraestrutura tem conduzido o Brasil a um processo paradoxal que, por um lado, favorece o crescimento do PIB e, por outro, aprofunda os conflitos socioambientais indígenas, acirra a violência e induz à redução de direitos constitucionais historicamente conquistados por estes povos.

  8. Educación, Identidad y Derechos como estrategias de desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas. II Decenio de los Pueblos Indígenas 2005-2015.

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    Gehrig, Rainer; Muñoz Sánchez, Práxedes

    2015-01-01

    A continuación presentamos en resumen los contenidos del libro en sus 15 capítulos divididos en tres partes temáticas. Estas deben entenderse como círculos concéntricos con sus solapamientos. Son como tres grandes hilos conductores de los capítulos desarrollados en esta publicación que abarca diferentes perspectivas: 1. Educación y cooperación como reto de Desarrollo comunitario en contextos indígenas; 2. Identidad cultural y Derechos de los Pueblos indígenas y 3. Interculturalidad, Evangeliz...

  9. Pueblos indígenas, democracia y representación: los casos de Bolivia y Guatemala

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    Iguanzo, Isabel

    2011-01-01

    [ES] Este trabajo descriptivo estudia la representación de los intereses de los indígenas en la Cámara Baja en Bolivia (2006) y Guatemala (2008) a través de la distinción de actitudes y comportamiento, entre los que se consideran indígenas y no indígenas. El texto se sostiene en el análisis de las encuestas realizadas por Barómetro de las Américas del Proyecto de Opinión publica de América Latina (LAPOP) y las entrevistas a legisladores del Proyecto Elites Parlamentarias en América Latina. La...

  10. A inserção externa da indústria brasileira de defesa: 1975-2010

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    2012-01-01

    O texto analisa o histórico da inserção externa da indústria brasileira de defesa e o papel que o mercado externo desempenhou - e pode vir a desempenhar - para esta indústria. Demonstra-se que, para um país no qual as aquisições internas de equipamentos militares são relativamente baixas como o Brasil, as exportações desempenham papel essencial à manutenção de uma indústria de defesa economicamente viável - ou seja, que possa produzir itens com custos unitários não muito elevados e seja capaz...

  11. Crisis cafetalera y migración interna entre campesinos indígenas, en Huehuetla México

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    Alejandro Ortega Hernández

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available La migración sigue siendo un fenómeno social presente en México, con diferentes niveles de intensidad. Para conocer este movimiento poblacional en una zona indígena totonaca se realizó un estudio en Huehuetla, Puebla, mediante una muestra estadística a 83 indígenas productores de café. Los resultados indican que entre los campesinos indígenas, la migración interna, proceso actualmente poco estudiado, se encuentra asociada con la crisis de precios que vive la cafeticultura desde hace más de una década. Las ciudades de México y Puebla se son los principales polos de atracción, en los cuales los totonacos encuentran trabajo y mejores ingresos, que los que actualmente la cafeticultura y los espacios rurales no les pueden ofrecer.

  12. De Chiapas a California. Experiencia migratoria y cambio cultural en jóvenes indígenas

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    Tania Cruz Salazar

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Documento, desde una perspectiva etnográfica, la experiencia migratoria internacional de jóvenes indígenas chiapanecos y sus adaptaciones culturales. Sostengo que la participación de la juventud indígena ha sido central para el desarrollo económico del estado, y esto tiene sus orígenes en la tradicional migración indígena interna (siglo xix y nacional (siglo xx protagonizada en su tiempo por quienes hoy son los abuelos o padres. Para las actuales generaciones, la migración internacional, aunque aún es una estrategia económica, ya no es temporal como lo fue al inicio, por lo que su estadía en los Estados Unidos les implica cambios a nivel subjetivo, comunitario y cultural. Es en estos panoramas que analizo aquello que cambia y permanece.

  13. El carácter reconstrutivo de la justicia indígena, en Chimborazo: perspectiva ética

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    Gerardo Miguel Nieves Loja

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available Durante los últimos años en Ecuador, ha comenzado a hablarse de la “justicia indígena”. Los medios de comunicación, en la mayor parte de casos por su desconocimiento, hablaron de “linchamientos” y “ajusticiamientos”, como si se tratara de un acto de salvajismo primitivo que atenta los Derechos Humanos. La resolución de conflictos en la Justicia indígena, tiene instancias y procedimientos que conducen, a la reconstrucción individual y colectiva de la comunidad. Los procedimientos de la justicia indígena, los castigos y los rituales de sanación son reconstructivos, lo que muestra el ir más allá, respecto a la justicia ordinaria de occidente, que termina en la cárcel, o máximo en una experiencia de rehabilitación.

  14. Los pueblos indígenas y la reforma del Estado en América Latina

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    Willem Assies

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available El reconocimiento constitucional de los derechos indígenas en América Latina, así como la ratificación del Convenio 169 de la OTI hacen surgir varios interrogantes. En este artículo examinamos algunas cuestiones en debate. Para contextualizar, iniciamos el artículo indicando la imbricación de las luchas indígenas en los procesos de reforma del Estado y de la economía, así como de democratización. Después exploramos las interrogantes acerca del reconocimiento del derecho propio del indígena, de sus “usos y costumbres” políticos y de sus territorios. Concluimos que el reconocimiento de una pluralidad de esferas públicas de distinta configuración es una precondición para la convivencia y el diálogo intercultural.

  15. Dora Mayer, los indígenas y la nación peruana a inicios del siglo XX

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    Zegarra Flórez, Margarita

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available This article analyses the expositions that the journalist Dora Mayer did regarding the “indigenous question” and the Peruvian nation, in a stage of deep social conflicts that take place in a context of economic modernization sustained on pre-modern labor relationships and indigenous oppression. We reconstructed her vision on how the relation between the components of the Peruvian Nation had to be, her critics towards indigenous exclusion and her warnings on the repercussions that the latter one had. The main purpose is to think about the impact of the double formation on critical conscience of the public opinion, as well as on civic education of the indigenous people that Dora Mayer did in El Deber Pro- Indígena (1912-1917.

    En el artículo se abordan los planteamientos que la periodista Dora Mayer hiciera sobre la “cuestión indígena” y la nación peruana, en una etapa de profundos conflictos sociales surgidos en un entorno de modernización económica sustentada sobre relaciones laborales premodernas y opresión indígena. Reconstruimos su visión sobre cómo debía ser la relación entre los componentes de la nación peruana, sus críticas a la exclusión indígena y sus advertencias sobre las repercusiones disociadoras que ésta última tenía. El propósito central es reflexionar sobre el impacto de la doble labor de formación de conciencia crítica de la opinión pública y de educación cívica de los indígenas, que llevó a cabo Dora Mayer desde El Deber Pro-Indígena (1912-1917.

  16. SPINS-IND: Pellet injector for fuelling of magnetically confined fusion systems

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    Gangradey, R.; Mishra, J.; Mukherjee, S.; Panchal, P.; Nayak, P.; Agarwal, J.; Saxena, Y. C.

    2017-06-01

    Using a Gifford-McMahon cycle cryocooler based refrigeration system, a single barrel hydrogen pellet injection (SPINS-IND) system is indigenously developed at Institute for Plasma Research, India. The injector is based on a pipe gun concept, where a pellet formed in situ in the gun barrel is accelerated to high speed using high pressure light propellant gas. The pellet size is decided by considering the Greenwald density limit and its speed is decided by considering a neutral gas shielding model based scaling law. The pellet shape is cylindrical of dimension (1.6 mm ℓ × 1.8 mm φ). For pellet ejection and acceleration, a fast opening valve of short opening duration is installed at the breech of the barrel. A three-stage differential pumping system is used to restrict the flow of the propellant gas into the plasma vacuum vessel. Diagnostic systems such as light gate and fast imaging camera (240 000 frames/s) are employed to measure the pellet speed and size, respectively. A trigger circuit and a programmable logic controller based integrated control system developed on LabVIEW enables to control the pellet injector remotely. Using helium as a propellant gas, the pellet speed is varied in the range 650 m/s-800 m/s. The reliability of pellet formation and ejection is found to be more than 95%. This paper describes the details of SPINS-IND and its test results.

  17. Mapeamento de conhecimento na plataforma Scopus: um estudo sobre a indústria criativa

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    Cristiano Max Pereira Pinheiro

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Buscando destacar o momento oportuno à compreensão do tema, este trabalho visa apresentar um mapeamento da produção científica no domínio da Indústria Criativa, através de uma proposta de mineração de textos científicos na base de dados Scopus, fundamentada em métodos bibliométricos. Para o desenvolvimento teórico da pesquisa, são utilizados autores como Howkins (2002, Deheinzelin (2011, Reis (2012, Prodanov e Freitas (2013, Hauenstein (2008, Vanti (2006, M. Hayashi, Faria e C. Hayashi (2013. Ao fim do estudo, destaca-se que, através dos critérios estabelecidos, o levantamento realizado apontou 933 publicações na área de Indústria Criativa. Ressalta-se, ainda, outros resultados quantitativos, analisados seguindo categorias com maior número de publicações, como: ano (2013, periódico (International Journal of Cultural Policy, autor (C. Gibson, instituição de ensino (Queensland University, país (Reino Unido e área de assunto (Ciências Sociais.

  18. Marketing verde e práticas socioambientais nas indústrias do Paraná

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    Valéria Neder Lopes

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    Full Text Available A preocupação das empresas com o meio ambiente e com todas as questões sociais envolvidas em seu processo tem se tornado uma constante nos últimos tempos. Devido a isso, estão surgindo novas formas de administrar os recursos disponíveis. Nesse contexto, enquadra-se o marketing verde que deve estar pautado em práticas ambientalmente corretas, com o intuito de gerar produtos e serviços mais sustentáveis, fortalecendo a imagem das empresas e diferenciando suas marcas no mercado. O intuito neste trabalho foi verificar se as grandes indústrias do Paraná estão se utilizando das práticas de marketing verde e se mantêm projetos de gestão socioambiental. Para atender a tais objetivos, elaborou-se uma pesquisa descritiva e quantitativa com 48 grandes empresas cadastradas na Federação das Indústrias do Paraná. Os resultados obtidos indicam que a maior parte das empresas possui departamento de marketing formalizado, mantém sistemas de gestão ambiental e utiliza moderadamente práticas de marketing verde.

  19. Pueblos indígenas, Estado y Territorio en tiempos interculturales en la provincia de Salta

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    Mariana Andrea Schmidt

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available La configuración del Estado argentino hacia fines del siglo XIX y principios del XX tuvo como uno de sus móviles principales la eliminación, asimilación e invisibilización de los pueblos indígenas. En las últimas décadas del siglo XX, se ha pasado de una política de invisibilización y homogeneización a otra de visibilización y reconocimiento de la diversidad cultural, promoviéndose la diversidad territorial, cultural y lingüística acallada durante décadas. El objetivo del presente artículo es indagar en las características asumidas por estos procesos en la provincia de Salta. Partiendo de considerar al Chaco salteño como territorio históricamente imaginado como indígena, interesa pensar cómo juegan estos imaginarios territoriales a la hora de diseñar e implementar políticas públicas para este territorio y su población.

  20. Turismo rural y desarrollo territorial en espacios indígenas de México

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    José Pedro Juárez Sánchez

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available México es uno de los principales productores de café a escala mundial, lo que genera una gran cantidad de divisas al país. Sin embargo, es producido en su mayoría por indígenas en pequeñas plantaciones y viven en condiciones de extrema pobreza. Esta situación se ha acentuado a raíz de las crisis recurrentes del cultivo. Este estudio se realizó en cuatro municipios con plantaciones de café, ubicados en la sierra Nororiente de Puebla, México. La investigación se centró en la posibilidad de impulsar el agroturismo en espacios marginados, con población pobre e indígena. Los resultados muestran que el 80 por ciento de los entrevistados desea participar en actividades agroturísticas. Se concluye que mediante el apoyo a este tipo de proyectos por parte de las autoridades gubernamentales, el agroturismo puede representar una actividad complementaria a la producción de café que proporcione recursos económicos y que permita contribuir al incremento y calidad de la producción y, consecuentemente, a mejorar las condiciones de vida de la familia campesina.

  1. Los mayas del altiplano: supervivencia indígena en Chiapas y Guatemala

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    Lovell, W. George

    2002-06-01

    Full Text Available En el contexto americano, pocos grupos indígenas han demostrado la capacidad de sobrevivir a lo largo de la historia como los mayas del altiplano. Hoy día en Chiapas existen más de un millón de indígenas mayas, un número que asciende a cinco o seis millones en el caso de Guatemala. Los pueblos mayas han respondido a la invasión y a la dominación para conservar elementos importantes de su cultura. Este artículo discute las formas en que los mayas del altiplano se han adaptado para sobrevivir a casi cinco siglos de conquista, identificando tres fases claves en su trayectoria histórica: (1 la experiencia colonial, que abarca los años entre 1524 y 1821; (2 una época de reforma y revolución, que corre de 1821 a 1954; y (3 un período de marginalización y descuido desde 1954 en adelante. Pese al desfío, los mayas del altiplano están equipados culturalmente para perdurar.

  2. Spatial Interaction Modeling to Identify Potentially Exposed Populations during RDD or IND Terrorism Incidents

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    Regens, J.L.; Gunter, J.T.; Gupta, S.

    2009-01-01

    Homeland Security Presidential Directive no.5 (HSPD-5) Management of Domestic Incidents and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Planning Guidance for Protection and Recovery Following Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) and Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) Incidents underscore the need to delineate radiological emergency guidance applicable to remedial action and recovery following an RDD or IND incident. Rapid delineation of the population potentially exposed to ionizing radiation from fallout during terrorist incidents involving RDDs or low-yield nuclear devices (≤ 20 KT) is necessary for effective medical response and incident management as part of the recovery process. This paper illustrates the application of spatial interaction models to allocate population data for a representative U.S. urban area (≅1.3M people; 1,612.27 km 2 area) at a geographical scale relevant for accurately estimating risk given dose concentrations. Estimated total dose equivalents (TEDE) are calculated for isopleths moving away from the detonation point for typical release scenarios. Population is estimated within the TEDE zones using Euclidean distances between zip code polygon centroids generated in ArcGIS version 9.1 with distance decay determined by regression analysis to apportion origin-destination pairs to a population count and density matrix on a spatial basis for daytime and night-time release scenarios. (authors)

  3. Bravura Indômita: entre a fábula e a trama

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    Sharmilla O'hana Rodrigues da Silva

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, analisam-se o romance Bravura Indômita, escrito por Charles Portis e publicado em 1968, e suas duas versões para o cinema, realizadas em 1969 e em 2010. Parte-se dos conceitos de fábula e trama – também conhecidos como fábula e enredo, narração e mostração, estória e discurso – que indicam que várias narrativas podem ser criadas a partir de uma única. Usam-se os estudos desenvolvidos por Seymour Chatman, Umberto Eco, Hélio Guimarães, Linda Hutcheon, Linda Seger, Ismail Xavier, André Gaudreault e François Jost para entender como estes conceitos funcionam na relação entre literatura e cinema. Para reflexão sobre os dois filmes, recorrem-se as resenhas publicadas por Isabela Boscov, Yuri Celico, Thiago M. Correia, Marcelo Hessel, André Sollito e Rubens Ewald Filho. Percebe-se que a adaptação é um processo de reconstrução textual em que o indivíduo insere suas experiências pessoais e sociais. Logo, as duas versões fílmicas de Bravura Indômita se configuram como interpretações de diferentes leitores – neste caso, os cineastas Henry Hathaway e Joel e Ethan Coen.

  4. Exact capture probability analysis of GSC receivers over i.n.d. Rayleigh fading channels

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    Nam, Sungsik

    2013-07-01

    A closed-form expression of the capture probability of generalized selection combining (GSC) RAKE receivers was introduced in [1]. The idea behind this new performance metric is to quantify how the remaining set of uncombined paths affects the overall performance both in terms of loss in power and increase in interference levels. In this previous work, the assumption was made that the fading is both independent and identically distributed from path to path. However, the average strength of each path is different in reality. In order to derive a closed-form expression of the capture probability over independent and non-identically distributed (i.n.d.) fading channels, we need to derive the joint statistics of ordered non-identical exponential variates. With this motivation in mind, we first provide in this paper some new order statistics results in terms of both moment generating function (MGF) and probability density function (PDF) expressions under an i.n.d. assumption and then derive a new exact closed-form expression for the capture probability GSC RAKE receivers in this more realistic scenario. © 2013 IEEE.

  5. First detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus O/Ind-2001d in Vietnam.

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    Vu, Le T; Long, Ngo T; Brito, Barbara; Stenfeldt, Carolina; Phuong, Nguyen T; Hoang, Bui H; Pauszek, Steven J; Hartwig, Ethan J; Smoliga, George R; Vu, Pham P; Quang, Le T V; Hung, Vo V; Tho, Nguyen D; Dong, Pham V; Minh, Phan Q; Bertram, Miranda; Fish, Ian H; Rodriguez, Luis L; Dung, Do H; Arzt, Jonathan

    2017-01-01

    In recent years, foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) serotype O, topotype Middle East-South Asia (ME-SA), lineage Ind-2001d has spread from the Indian subcontinent to the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. In the current report, we describe the first detection of this lineage in Vietnam in May, 2015 in Đắk Nông province. Three subsequent outbreaks caused by genetically related viruses occurred between May-October, 2015 after which the virus was not detected in clinical outbreaks for at least 15 subsequent months. The observed outbreaks affected (in chronological order): cattle in Đắk Nông province, pigs in Đắk Lắk province and Đắk Nông province, and cattle in Ninh Thuận province. The clinical syndromes associated with these outbreaks were consistent with typical FMD in the affected species. Overall attack rate on affected premises was 0.85 in pigs and 0.93 in cattle over the course of the outbreak. Amongst 378 pigs at risk on affected premises, 85 pigs died during the outbreaks; there were no deaths among cattle. The manner in which FMDV/O/ME-SA/Ind-2001d was introduced into Vietnam remains undetermined; however, movement of live cattle is the suspected route. This incursion has substantial implications for epidemiology and control of FMD in Southeast Asia.

  6. Tambos de Filosofía Indígenas: la perspectiva de la nosotridad

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    Guillermo Meza Salcedo

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    Full Text Available La existencia de una filosofía al interior de las culturas ancestrales en América Latina ha sido una cuestión hasta hoy debatida, desde que se planteó la interrogante sobre el filosofar de estos pueblos originarios. La colonización epistemológica de la cultura occidental ha llevado a invisibilizar y/o negar la existencia de otros saberes y formas de vivir la vida de diferentes comunidades indígenas. La filosofía como ejercicio racional para responder a los grandes interrogantes de la vida, no es sólo una, no tiene patria, ni época, sino que son múltiples, multiculturales, y algunas de ellas comunales. Entre los indígenas hay una cosmovivencia y un pensamiento nosótrico que puede mejorar la calidad de vida en todos los ámbitos de la misma, que en esencia son relacionales. Dos tópicos darán la pauta en este trabajo: primero el de las cosmovisiones y filosofías amerindias y en segundo lugar el de la nosotridad entre los incas y mayas-tojolabales. Palabras clave: filosofía indígena, nosotridad, cosmovisión, América Latina. Tambos das filosofias indígena: a perspectiva da nosotridad Resumo A existência de uma filosofia dentro das culturas ancestrais da América Latina tem sido uma questão amplamente discutida até os últimos dias, desde que a questão sobre o filosofar dessas populações aumentou. A colonização epistemológica da cultura ocidental levou à negação da existência de outros meios de conhecimento e formas diferentes de viver a vida nas comunidades indígenas. Filosofia como exercício racional para responder a grandes questões na vida, não é apenas uma, não tem pátria ou tempo, mas são múltiplas, multiculturais e algumas delas são comunais. Entre a população indígena há uma experiência da cosmo -cosmovivencia- e um pensamento nosotrico que podem melhorar a qualidade de vida em todos os aspectos, que em essência são relacionais.. Dois tópicos principais são o ponto de partida deste trabalho

  7. Educación en el medio indígena de Chihuahua

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    Eva América Mayagoitia Padilla

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo forma parte del estudio de egresados de la Licenciatura en Educación Preescolar y Primaria para el Medio Indígena (LEPEPMI 90, que la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Unidad 081 desarrolló con los estudiantes que concluyeron sus estudios en la subsede de Creel, Chih., durante el período comprendido entre 1995 y 2008. Se desarrolló con el propósito de analizar la dimensión formativa y el mercado laboral de los egresados a fin de retroalimentar el currículo. Se trata de un estudio descriptivo en el que se analizan algunas de las características de la práctica docente en el medio indígena, como uno de los contextos educativos de mayor complejidad, en virtud de que el logro de la calidad de la educación que reciben los niños y niñas está mediado por otros muchos factores que, sin duda, trascienden a las instituciones educativas.

  8. New Age en Colombia y la búsqueda de la espiritualidad indígena

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    Jean -Paul Sarrazin

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available New A ge e N C olombi A y la búsqueda de la espiritualidad indígena J ean -P aul S arrazin i nve S tigador g ru P o de a ntro P ología S ocial , icanh P rofe S or de antro P ología en la u niver S idad de lo S a nde S jsarrazin@icanh.gov.co Resumen E l objetivo general de este artículo es mostrar algunas de las características más im portantes de lo que podemos llamar (no sin controversia el fenómeno New Age en Colombia. Aunque la literatura sobre este fenómeno en el país brilla por su ausencia, no es así en otros países latinoamericanos, y no se puede pensar que Colombia sea la excepción a la difusión de un fenómeno globalizado como este. Obviamente, en cada lugar lo New Age tiene particularidades locales; en Colombia una de ellas es que sus discursos y prácticas han contribuido a imaginar a los indígenas colombianos como poseedores de una cierta espiritualidad. En esta ideología se mezclan universalismo y esencialismo, pluralismo e individualismo, tradicionalismo e innovación, combi naciones aparentemente contradictorias que son analizadas aquí.

  9. Autobiografia e sujeito histórico indígena: considerações preliminares

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    Oscar Calavia Sáez

    2006-11-01

    Full Text Available A autobiografia, gênero central na bibliografia escrita por ou sobre indígenas nos Estados Unidos, está ausente na bibliografia equivalente no Brasil. Este trabalho questiona as razões desse contraste, resumindo análises sobre a peculiaridade cultural do gênero autobiográfico - profundamente vinculado à formação do indivíduo ocidental -, sobre sua possível tradução ameríndia e sobre as formas pelas quais o sujeito histórico indígena tem sido construído no Brasil.Autobiography, widely present in bibliography written by or about the indigenous people in the US, is seldom found in equivalent texts produced in Brazil. This article raises and discusses reasons for this contrast. It brings to light problems involving cultural peculiarities of the autobiographic genre - profoundly connected to the formation of the occidental individual -, the possibilities of its Amerindian translation and the specific aspects by which the historical indigenous subject has been constructed in Brazil.

  10. Prevalencia de diabetes mellitus e hiperlipidemias en indígenas otomíes

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    Alvarado-Osuna Claudia

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo. Determinar prevalencia y factores de riesgo de la diabetes mellitus (DM e hiperlipidemias en un grupo de indígenas otomíes de Querétaro. Material y métodos. Entre 1996 y 1997, en muestreo de conveniencia se trabajó con 91 indígenas, de 15 a 77 años de edad, de las comunidades de Yosphí y El Rincón, del estado de Querétaro, México. Se tomaron muestras sanguíneas en ayuno y se determinó la concentración de glucosa, colesterol y triglicéridos. Se realizó análisis estadístico para comparación entre sexos y grupos de edad. Resultados. La prevalencia de DM fue 4.4%, la de hipercolesterolemia 7.2%, y la de hipertrigliceridemia (HTG 26%. Las concentraciones promedio de glucosa (81.0±24.4 mg/dl y triglicéridos (157.4±88.9 mg/dl se incrementaron significativamente con la edad (p=0.0279 y phttp://www.insp.mx/salud/index.html

  11. Literatura, indústria cultural e formação humana

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    Fhiladelfio Joana Alves

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho aborda questões referentes à literatura e aos produtos da indústria cultural, especialmente aos chamados romances "cor-de-rosa", focalizando as potencialidades de diferentes discursos na formação da subjetividade. As protagonistas dos romances O Quinze e As Três Marias, de Rachel de Queiroz são utilizadas como referência. Nesta perspectiva, evidencia-se a impregnação das criações ficcionais, atuando, de forma subconsciente e inconsciente, nas camadas profundas da personalidade, que pode em alguns casos, ampliar o conhecimento e a experiência humanos, aguçar os meios de expressão, despertar o senso crítico, mas em outros, reforçar a alienação da realidade. Conclui que enquanto a literatura oferece a possibilidade de libertar, os produtos da indústria cultural, ou seja, a literatura de massas, constituem um convite à alienação, ao conformismo, uma vez que tendem a inculcar estereótipos e preconceitos.

  12. Rapport de 2010 sur l'état de l'évaluation du développement en Inde ...

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    En Inde, des données empiriques donnent à penser que l'évaluation du développement est en déclin, tant sur le plan du nombre que de la qualité des évaluations. Toutefois, il existe très peu de données écrites, voire aucune, sur la situation de l'évaluation en Inde, ni sur les facteurs en cause. Ce projet permettra donc de ...

  13. Educação Escolar Indígena - A prática docente dos Guarani Mbya

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    Janaína Aline dos Santos e Souza

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho, vinculado a pesquisa de Mestrado em andamento, propõe o seguinte problema de pesquisa: o que o professorado indígena Guarani Mbya entende ser sua prática docente? Parte-se do pressuposto de que a educação escolar indígena, mais precisamente a partir de 1970, começa a ser ressignificada pelos próprios movimentos e organizações indígenas – reestruturando uma instituição tipicamente não-indígena, norteada até então por princípios de catequização, civilização, integração e preservação –, e que sua reconstrução junto aos projetos de futuro de cada etnia se constitui potencialmente como inovação educacional, superando seu caráter colonialista. Esta pesquisa pretende verificar se a visão que os professores e professoras indígenas têm de suas práticas se fundamenta ou não no modo de transmissão dos saberes tradicionais de sua cultura. No primeiro caso, tais práticas estariam inscritas na luta por reconhecimento e seriam adaptadas à atividade escolar. No entanto, as práticas docentes podem também ser mera reprodução do modelo de ensino escolar predominante, originalmente não-indígena, ainda que se trate oficialmente de uma escola diferenciada. Para examinar essas alternativas, vêm sendo realizadas entrevistas e observação direta na Escola Estadual IndígenaGwyra Pepo, localizada na região de Parelheiros, no município de São Paulo. As informações recolhidas serão analisadas por meio das bases teóricas das pesquisas antropológicas sobre os Guarani e sociológicas sobre inovação educacional, bem como pelo recurso às produções da etnologia ameríndia a respeito da educação escolar indígena

  14. Miradas encontradas: funcionarios reales, curas e indígenas en Yucatán durante el periodo colonial

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    El presente texto estudia las diversas formas en que funcionarios civiles y eclesiásticos miraron a los indígenas de Yucatán durante el período colonial. La imagen que de los mayas construyeron quienes los gobernaron nos dará una visión más amplia de los diferentes esquemas impuestos para su gobierno espiritual y temporal y el carácter de la relación españoles-mayas yucatecos. Con este fin, como hilo conductor se tendrán los juicios construidos sobre la vida indígena respecto a tres aspectos ...

  15. Reglamentos indígenas en áreas protegidas de Bolivia: el caso del Pilón Lajas

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    José Francisco Márquez Guerra

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Durante los últimos años, los enfoques de planificación ecorregional de los programas de conservación han jugado un papel destacado en la configuración y gestión de los territorios indígenas en superposición o colindancia con las Áreas Protegidas en la Amazonía boliviana. Esto se evidencia en el apoyo técnico, jurídico y financiero brindado por las grandes ONG a los procesos participativos para la concepción, implementación y aplicación de instrumentos de gestión territorial y de recursos naturales indígenas como los estatutos y reglamentos comunitarios, entre otros. A partir de un trabajo etnográfico sobre las comunidades de la Reserva de Biosfera y Tierra Comunitaria de Origen Pilón Lajas, este texto describe cómo, en medio de estos procesos de juridificación de las instituciones indígenas, los actores de la conservación pretenden contribuir a la compatibilidad entre los estatutos y reglamentos indígenas y los instrumentos de gestión del Área Protegida. Encontramos que en esta operación de traducción de los objetivos de la conservación a la realidad local se movilizan dos conceptos de legitimación atribuidos a la condición indígena: la ancestralidad y la territorialidad. Los resultados muestran que con la utilización del primero, los actores de la conservación recrean una identidad ecológica para los indígenas, mientras que con el segundo recrean un espacio indígena con vocación de conservación. Se discute si los instrumentos resultantes de la compatibilización toman en cuenta la cosmología y el modo de existencia indígena en relación con los seres no humanos y el espacio.

  16. III. Grandes proyectos de inversión y grupos indígenas. Algunas experiencias en México

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    Hiernaux-Nicolas, Daniel

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    Si bien el tema de los derechos indígenas se ha puesto nuevamente de moda por las reivindicaciones de grupos étnicos en México, particularmente en el contexto de los recientes eventos de Chiapas, numerosas cuentas faltan por saldar. Una de éstas, y no de las menores, es la relación entre los grupos indígenas en particular y campesinos en forma más general, y los llamados “grandes proyectos de desarrollo” cuyo mayor auge se dio entre los años sesenta y ochenta. Desde una perspectiva geográfica...

  17. Estado nutricional y aspectos alimentarios de mujeres indígenas del departamento de Presidente Hayes, Paraguay

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    Gloria Echagüe; Valentina Díaz; Laura Mendoza; Pamela Mongelos; Graciela Giménez; Malvina Paez; Florentina Laspina; Amalia Castro; María Isabel Rodríguez; Patricia Araújo; Wilberto Castro; Ramón Marecos; Santiago Evers; Gerardo Deluca; Alejandra Picconi

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    Introducción: Las comunidades indígenas presentan un mayor riesgo de inseguridad alimentaria y malnutrición, menor disponibilidad de recursos, y una creciente dependencia de alimentos más baratos aunque con un alto grado de procesamiento. Objetivo: Identificar el estado nutricional y aspectos alimentarios en mujeres indígenas de tres comunidades del Departamento de Presidente Hayes, Chaco Paraguayo. Metodología: Estudio observacional de diseño transversal con componente analítico, que incluyó...

  18. Uma análise da Indústria do Entretenimento - Estudo de caso: a artista Beyoncé

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    Marques, Guilherme Vasconcelos

    2018-01-01

    O objetivo principal deste trabalho fornecer opções de diagnósticos acerca do papel da celebridade Beyoncé na indústria do entretenimento e na vida de mulheres negras no Brasil. Para faze-lo, utiliza-se os estudos trazidos acerca da Indústria Cultural, estabelecendo seus pontos fortes para a análise e suas limitações. A partir da introdução deste termo e de seu enquadramento dentro das Relações Internacionais, faz-se uma breve descrição acerca de parte do conteúdo produzido pela cantora Beyon...

  19. El emprendimiento de la mujer indígena campesina en Bolivia. Hacia una propuesta de desarrollo

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    Padilla-Meléndez, A.; Ciruela-Lorenzo, Antonio Manuel

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    Objetivo y justificación: el emprendimiento indígena y la perspectiva de género en el emprendimiento han tenido una importancia creciente en la literatura en los últimos años. Se ha encontrado como la actividad emprendedora de la mujer difiere, en cuanto a motivaciones y circunstancias (en muchos casos más complicadas), de la del hombre. Además, y en relación al emprendimiento específicamente indígena, se aprecia una notable importancia del capital social para el desarrollo del mismo. Se p...

  20. Estrategias de resistencia indígena frente al desarrollo minero: La comunidad de Likantatay ante un posible traslado forzoso

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    Carrasco, Anita; Fernández, Eduardo

    2009-01-01

    Este artículo revisa el complejo panorama que enfrenta la comunidad indígena atacameña de Likantatay ante las consecuencias de un proyecto de desarrollo minero que implican el traslado forzoso de dicha comunidad si este proyecto se concreta. Se analizan las estrategias de resistencia indígena que presenta y/o puede presentar la comunidad así como los discursos y estrategias ideológicas elaborados por la corporación minera para desarrollar los intereses del capital. El análisis se enmarca dent...

  1. La diversidad cultural educativa indígena venezolana en el contexto socio-jurídico

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    Jacqueline Coromoto Guillén de Romero

    2013-01-01

    Desde el análisis metodológico jurídico-documental se realiza consideraciones sobre el tema de los pueblos indígenas, su reconocimiento y la educación intercultural bilingüe. Resaltando los postulados del Texto Constitucional de 1999, la Ley Orgánica de Pueblos y Comunidades Indígenas, los Convenios Internacionales conexos o relativos a la materia, suscritos por Venezuela y otras fuentes documentales. Se describe, el profundo cambio de perspectiva política, jurídica y cultural que reorienta l...

  2. Usos de la discursividad en los imaginarios simbólicos de la mujer indígena kichwa Chibuleo.

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    Ainaguano, Sisa Rosa; Bonilla Jami, Ana Lucía

    2005-01-01

    El presente trabajo investigativo está enmarcado en el contexto cultural y comunicativo, que bajo el tema “Usos de la Discursividad en los Imaginarios Simbólicos de la mujer indígena kichwa Chibuleo”, pretende conocer y analizar la riqueza de la Tradición Oral, como un sistema propio de comunicación de los pueblos indígenas, por ende constituye la raíz de su identidad. En la comunidad Chibuleo San Francisco, perteneciente al cantón Ambato y filial de la UNOPUCH (Unión de Organizaciones del Pu...

  3. Nurses' experiences of guideline implementation

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    Alanen, Seija; Välimäki, Marita; Kaila, Minna

    2009-01-01

    AIMS: The aim of the study was to address the following questions: What kind of experiences do primary care nurses have of guideline implementation? What do nurses think are the most important factors affecting the adoption of guidelines? BACKGROUND: The implementation of clinical guidelines seems...... to be dependent on multiple context-specific factors. This study sets out to explore the experiences of primary care nurses concerning guideline implementation. DESIGN: Qualitative interview. METHODS: Data were generated by four focus group interviews involving nurses working in out-patient services in primary...... to nurses, (iii) factors related to the anticipated consequences and (iv) factors related to the patient group. Nurses' awareness and acceptance of guidelines and the anticipated positive consequences facilitate the implementation of guidelines. Organisational support, especially the adapting of guidelines...

  4. A review of clinical guidelines.

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    Andrews, E J

    2012-02-03

    BACKGROUND: Clinical guidelines are increasingly used in patient management but few clinicians are familiar with their origin or appropriate application. METHODS: A Medline search using the terms \\'clinical guidelines\\' and \\'practice guidelines\\' was conducted. Additional references were sourced by manual searching from the bibliographies of articles located. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: Clinical guidelines originated in the USA in the early 1980s, initially as a cost containment exercise. Significant improvements in the process and outcomes of care have been demonstrated following their introduction, although the extent of improvement varies considerably. The principles for the development of guidelines are well established but many published guidelines fall short of these basic quality criteria. Guidelines are only one aspect of improving quality and should be used within a wider framework of promoting clinical effectiveness. Understanding their limitations as well as their potential benefits should enable clinicians to have a clearer view of their place in everyday practice.

  5. Vitamin D supplementation guidelines.

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    Pludowski, Pawel; Holick, Michael F; Grant, William B; Konstantynowicz, Jerzy; Mascarenhas, Mario R; Haq, Afrozul; Povoroznyuk, Vladyslav; Balatska, Nataliya; Barbosa, Ana Paula; Karonova, Tatiana; Rudenka, Ema; Misiorowski, Waldemar; Zakharova, Irina; Rudenka, Alena; Łukaszkiewicz, Jacek; Marcinowska-Suchowierska, Ewa; Łaszcz, Natalia; Abramowicz, Pawel; Bhattoa, Harjit P; Wimalawansa, Sunil J

    2018-01-01

    Research carried out during the past two-decades extended the understanding of actions of vitamin D, from regulating calcium and phosphate absorption and bone metabolism to many pleiotropic actions in organs and tissues in the body. Most observational and ecological studies report association of higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations with improved outcomes for several chronic, communicable and non-communicable diseases. Consequently, numerous agencies and scientific organizations have developed recommendations for vitamin D supplementation and guidance on optimal serum 25(OH)D concentrations. The bone-centric guidelines recommend a target 25(OH)D concentration of 20ng/mL (50nmol/L), and age-dependent daily vitamin D doses of 400-800IU. The guidelines focused on pleiotropic effects of vitamin D recommend a target 25(OH)D concentration of 30ng/mL (75nmol/L), and age-, body weight-, disease-status, and ethnicity dependent vitamin D doses ranging between 400 and 2000IU/day. The wise and balanced choice of the recommendations to follow depends on one's individual health outcome concerns, age, body weight, latitude of residence, dietary and cultural habits, making the regional or nationwide guidelines more applicable in clinical practice. While natural sources of vitamin D can raise 25(OH)D concentrations, relative to dietary preferences and latitude of residence, in the context of general population, these sources are regarded ineffective to maintain the year-round 25(OH)D concentrations in the range of 30-50ng/mL (75-125nmol/L). Vitamin D self-administration related adverse effects, such as hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria are rare, and usually result from taking extremely high doses of vitamin D for a prolonged time. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  6. Cestaria e a história de vida dos artesãos indígenas da Terra Indígena Xapecó

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    Tanabi Sufiatti

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Cada povo culturalmente distinto possui habilidades e formas de materializar as necessidades do dia a dia ou dos rituais em diferentes artefatos: a cerâmica, a cestaria, os instrumentos musicais, os pequenos adornos, a arquitetura e toda a cultura material dos povos nativos estão carregados de princípios, objetivos, conhecimentos, história e valores. Com esta perspectiva fomos motivadas a desenvolver nosso trabalho de pesquisa com o povo Kaingang, especificamente, com artesãos da Terra Indígena Xapecó, em Ipuaçu - Brasil (SC, para conhecer sua história, sua cultura e seus saberes. Buscando contribuir para a valorização, divulgação e preservação de seus conhecimentos, inclusive os conhecimentos matemáticos – outras matemáticas dos povos culturalmente distintos. Desenvolvemos um estudo sobre saberes matemáticos em prática e cestarias dos Kaingang. Como resultado, apresentamos a seleção de grafismos sobre os quais apresentamos significados na cosmologia dualista kaingang e a identificação de propriedades geométricas da matemática escolar. O estudo foi desenvolvido através de pesquisa bibliográfica e de campo, com observação participante e teve como principal ferramenta teórica a etnomatemática.

  7. Practice guidelines. Cookbook medicine.

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    1994-08-01

    A large measure of the confusion and doubt currently being sowed in the ongoing debate over the advisability and effectiveness of practice guidelines is a matter of terminology. In deference to the wishes and fears of physicians, the term "requirements" is not used. But requirements they are. Their quality and the degree to which they are useful will depend on their level of detail and the degree to which they are based on positive outcomes. Regardless, attorneys and others will always view and use them as requirements.

  8. CAD-guidelines

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    Schlechtendahl, E.G.; Lang-Lendorff, G.

    1982-10-01

    The CAD-guidelines (CAD = Computer Aided Design) contain rules for programming, structuring and documentation of programs. The standard deals with the structure of CAD-programs, their components, the programming-methods, the language etc. It describes what documents and references are necessary for a CAD-program. In order to gain a broad application of CAD criteria like portability and completeness of the documentation for an effective maintenance are as important as a transparent way of producing CAD-software. (orig.) [de

  9. Exploratory Talk in the Early Years: Analysing Exploratory Talk in Collaborative Group Activities Involving Younger Learners

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    Patterson, Eira Wyn

    2018-01-01

    Collaborative group work has the potential for providing rich opportunities for children to learn through talk with peers; however, in practice, little effective engagement in learning is observed within authentic learning contexts. Exploratory talk is associated with high levels of cognitive challenge within collaborative group work. Detailed…

  10. Functional analysis of the exploratory studies facility

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    Duffy, M.A.; Mozhi, T.A.; Kumar, P.N.; Senderling, M.S.; Lemeshewsky, W.A.

    1993-01-01

    The 'Physical System Requirements - Exploratory Studies Facility' (PSR-ESF) was developed as part of an improved management structure and procedure initiative by the OCRWM for managing the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastes. This paper discusses the development of the PSR-EF document. Based on a functional analysis approach, this document includes results in the form of boundary diagrams, function hierarchy trees, function description tables containing a compilation of requirements, architecture tree and tables, and functional flow diagrams. The approach used ensures the flowdown and traceability of relevant requirements for the ESF design process

  11. Exploratory Shaft Facility design basis study report

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    Langstaff, A.L.

    1987-01-01

    The Design Basis Study is a scoping/sizing study that evaluated the items concerning the Exploratory Shaft Facility Design including design basis values for water and methane inflow; flexibility of the design to support potential changes in program direction; cost and schedule impacts that could result if the design were changed to comply with gassy mine regulations; and cost, schedule, advantages and disadvantages of a larger second shaft. Recommendations are proposed concerning water and methane inflow values, facility layout, second shaft size, ventilation, and gassy mine requirements. 75 refs., 3 figs., 7 tabs

  12. Computerizing clinical practice guidelines

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    Lyng, Karen Marie

    It is well described that hospitals have problems with sustaining high quality of care and expedient introduction of new medical knowledge. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been promoted as a remedy to deal with these problems. It is, however, also well described that application and comp......It is well described that hospitals have problems with sustaining high quality of care and expedient introduction of new medical knowledge. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been promoted as a remedy to deal with these problems. It is, however, also well described that application...... is comprised by fieldwork in three oncology departments and a case study of advanced life support. Although close to all patients within oncology are treated according to a CPG, I found limited application of physical CPGs and web-based CPG portals. However, I found comprehensive application of activity...... of the business strategic aims, and 3) analysis and formalization of CPGs. This will imply orchestration of design teams with competencies from a wide array of disciplines such as health practice, business management, knowledge management and information systems....

  13. [Anemia: guidelines comparison].

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    Del Vecchio, Lucia

    2009-01-01

    The development of recombinant human erythropoietin and its introduction into the market in the late 1980s has significantly improved the quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and reduced the need for blood transfusions. Starting from a cautious target, a progressive increase in the recommended hemoglobin levels has been observed over the years, in parallel with an increase in the obtained levels. This trend has gone together with the publication of findings of observational studies showing a relationship between the increase in hemoglobin levels and a reduction in the mortality risk, with the conduction of clinical trials testing the effects of complete anemia correction, and with the compilation of guidelines on anemia control in CKD patients by scientific societies and organizations. In the last two years, evidence of a possible increase in the mortality risk in those patients who were randomized to high hemoglobin levels has resulted in a decrease in the upper limit of the recommended Hb target to be obtained with erythropoietin stimulating agents (ESA), and consequently in a narrowing of the target range. Comparison of guidelines on anemia control in CKD patients is an interesting starting point to discuss single recommendations, strengthen their importance, or suggest new topics of research to fill up important gaps in knowledge.

  14. Postdoctoral program guidelines.

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    Teich-McGoldrick, Stephanie; Miller, Andrew W.; Sava, Dorina Florentina; Liu, Yanli; Ferreira, Summer Rhodes; Biedermann, Laura Butler; Cruz-Campa, Jose Luis; Hall, Lisa Michelle; Liu, Xiaohua H.; Ekoto, Isaac

    2012-04-01

    We, the Postdoc Professional Development Program (PD2P) leadership team, wrote these postdoc guidelines to be a starting point for communication between new postdocs, their staff mentors, and their managers. These guidelines detail expectations and responsibilities of the three parties, as well as list relevant contacts. The purpose of the Postdoc Program is to bring in talented, creative people who enrich Sandia's environment by performing innovative R&D, as well as by stimulating intellectual curiosity and learning. Postdocs are temporary employees who come to Sandia for career development and advancement reasons. In general, the postdoc term is 1 year, renewable up to five times for a total of six years. However, center practices may vary; check with your manager. At term, a postdoc may apply for a staff position at Sandia or choose to move to university, industry or another lab. It is our vision that those who leave become long-term collaborators and advocates whose relationships with Sandia have a positive effect upon our national constituency.

  15. Advertising and the medical profession: An exploratory study

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    C. Boshoff

    1992-06-01

    Full Text Available Practitioners in the legal, accounting, architectural, and medical professions are showing an increasing interest in marketing - particularly in advertising. Some professions such as accounting have already reached finality on whether advertising should be permitted. The medical profession has not given this matter any serious thought and this exploratory study aims to provide some early guidelines by analysing the perceptions of medical practitioners and in particular, the possible implications of lifting advertising restrictions. The empirical results indicate that physicians realise that patients often do not have adequate information at their disposal before choosing the practitioner of their choice. They do not seem to believe, however, that advertising is a means of overcoming this problem. Specifically, older and more experienced physicians feel that advertising will benefit neither the profession nor the public. It is surmised that the status quo will be maintained for the short and medium term. Opsomming Lede van die regs-, rekenkundige-, argiteks- en mediese professies toon toenemend belangstelling in bemarkingspraktyke - veral ten opsigte van reklame. Sommige professies soos die rekenkundiges, het reeds die vraagstuk van beperkings op reklame bevredigend aangespreek. Die mediese beroep het die aangeleentheid nog nie ondersoek nie en die verkennende studie is 'n poging om tentatiewe riglyne in die verband vas te lê. Die primere doelwit was om te bepaal wat mediese praktisyns se persepsies ten opsigte van die moontlike gevolge van reklame deur die mediese beroep is. Die empiriese resultate dui daarop dat medici besef dat pasiente dikwels nie oor voldoende inligting beskik om 'n optimale keuse van 'n geneesheer te maak nie. Tog word daar nie geglo dat reklame die probleem sal kan opios nie. Ouer en meer ervare geneeshere is veral gekant teen die opheffing van die beperking op reklamepraktyke. Daar kan dus verwag word dat die beperkings

  16. Estado de Salud infantil en las comunidades indígenas, afrocolombianas y aisladas en Colombia.

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    Francisco Nuñez L.

    2002-04-01

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    Se estima que Sur América en la época precolombina tenía entre 7 y 39 millones de habitantes(1. Como consecuencia del descubrimiento y la conquista de América la población indígena fue diezmada en gran proporción; entre las causas adicionales que explican esta disminución en la población, se encuentran múltiples patologías de diverso origen. A pesar de la reducción importante de las poblaciones aisladas Colombia cuenta hoy con una amplia diversidad étnica que motivó al Instituto de Genética Humana de la Universidad Javeriana, con su proyecto de Expedición Humana (EH, a indagar sobre los problemas que afectan estos grupos humanos.

    Para cumplir este propósito los objetivos planteados fueron: realzar con elementos científicos la diversidad humana y cultural de nuestro país, prestar atención primaria en salud a las comunidades indígenas y afro colombianas diagnosticando sus principales problemas de salud e impulsando el desarrollo de proyectos que permitan el acceso de estas comunidades a los servicios de salud. Buscó también respuestas que puedan hacer aportes importantes al conocimiento universal para generar una conciencia de nuestra identidad biológica y cultural.

    El objetivo de este estudio es describir la frecuencia de las enfermedades más comunes, el estado nutricional, los antecedentes médicos, familiares y los hallazgos de la evaluación oftalmológica practicada a niños entre 0 y 18 años pertenecientes a 37 comunidades indígenas, afro colombianas y aisladas en Colombia.

    El proyecto, en lo que atañe a la evaluación del estado de salud infantil, cumple con los propósitos generales de la Expedición Humana y busca explicar la diversidad humana colombiana vista a través de la población infantil perteneciente a los grupos étnicos aislados que inicialmente poblaron nuestro territorio...

  17. Les indéterminations augustiniennes. Gilson’s reading of the Augustinian thought

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    Federico Chiappetta

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    Full Text Available Étienne Gilson ha dedicato numerosi lavori alla riflessione filosofica di Agostino e alla tradizione agostiniana medievale. Lo storico francese ha cercato di rilevare i tratti principali e lo spirito della filosofia agostiniana e si è interessato ai complessi sviluppi dell’agostinismo. Gilson ha introdotto la categoria storiografica delle indeterminazioni agostiniane per esprimere la complessità del pensiero di Agostino: questa filosofia sarebbe caratterizzata da numerose questioni irrisolte dovute al tentativo agostiniano di dare alla filosofia neoplatonica un significato cristiano. In alcuni suoi lavori, Gilson ha sostenuto che la convergenza fra queste indeterminazioni e alcuni sistemi di pensiero, giunti nell’occidente latino fra il XII e il XIII secolo, avrebbe ispirato la cosiddetta riforma tomista. A questo proposito è molto importante un articolo del 1926, Pourquoi saint Thomas a critiqué saint Augustin. L’articolo mostra l’importanza delle indeterminazioni negli studi dello storico: questa intrinseca incompletezza dell’opera di Agostino consentirebbe di comprendere non solo gli sviluppi del pensiero agostiniano, ma anche il pensiero di Tommaso d’Aquino e della scuola domenicana. L’articolo tratteggia, inoltre, l’interpretazione di Gilson del pensiero agostiniano in relazione all’adesione dello storico alla filosofia neoscolastica. Étienne Gilson devoted several studies to Augustine’s thought and to medieval Augustinian tradition. The French historian attempted to paint the main tracts and the spirit of Augustine’s philosophy and he studied the complex developments of Augustinianism. Gilson introduced the historical category of the indéterminations augustiniennes to express the problematic nature of Augustine’s thought: this philosophy would be characterized by several unexplained questions due to the Augustinian attempt to attach a Christian meaning to the Neoplatonic philosophy. In numerous of his works

  18. Infestación por triatominos en comunidades indígenas de Valledupar, Colombia

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Calcular los índices infestación por triatominos en comunidades indígenas en Colombia. MÉTODOS: Se realizó estudio descriptivo en 19 comunidades indígenas del municipio de Valledupar Departamento de Cesar, Colombia. Durante junio a diciembre de 2007 se recolectaron triatominos por búsqueda activa en las viviendas de los indígenas. Los insectos luego fueron identificados por las claves de Lent & Wygodzinsky. Se desarrolló estudio del proceso infectivo en modelo animal y análisis enzimático de cepas de Trypanosoma cruzi, detectadas en heces de triatominos. RESULTADOS: Rhodnius prolixus presentó índice de densidad en las viviendas de 154,7%, Triatoma dimidiata de 102,45%, Triatoma maculata de 109,25% y Panstrogylus geniculatus de 0,3%. El índice promedio de infestación de las cuatro especies fue de 40,54% y, el de infección con T. cruzi de 9,4%. De cinco hemocultivos positivos para T. cruzi, tres se caracterizaron por isoenzimas, clasificándose en T. cruzi grupo I. El estudio de las biopsias reveló pocas características patológicas durante el proceso de infección con las cepas de T. cruzi aisladas de triatominos domiciliados. CONCLUSIÓN: Los altos índices de infestación por triatominos en las viviendas y el índice de infección por T. cruzi, evidencian la transmisión activa de la enfermedad de Chagas, situación que amerita la aplicación de medidas de control vectorial y el estudio seroepidemilógico de la población en riesgo. La identificación de las cepas de T. cruzi como grupo I concuerda con otros estudios realizados en esta región colombiana.

  19. Exploratory portals of research data in education

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    Di Blas Nicoletta

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents a powerful tool to enhance research in education: ‘exploratory portals’, supporting effective storage, sharing and exploration of large sets of research data. The workflow is the following: data are gathered by a research group; they are then classified according to a taxonomy (the one that best fits the group’s research interest; once uploaded in the portal, they can be ‘explored’ via a combination of faceted search (enriched by Boolean operators and data mining techniques. The system can thus answer in a few seconds to sophisticated user’s queries that otherwise would require hours; it can save a session’s results and materials for sharing with other scholars or for further investigation. The paper presents a case study of exploratory portal, dealing with data on (technology-based education. The portal has effectively been used by five different research groups, to run complex investigations of data about technology integration into schools.

  20. Legal analysis of information displayed on dental material packages: An exploratory research

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    Full Text Available Introduction: Some of the dental materials possess occupational hazards, preprocedural errors, and patient allergies as suggested by evidence. With due consideration to safety of the patients and dental professionals, it is essential that the trade of these materials is in conformity with the law. Aim: To perform the legal analysis of the information displayed on the packaging of dental materials. Materials and Methods: The Bureau of Indian Standards sets guidelines for packaging and marketing of dental products in India. An exploratory cross-sectional study was performed using various search engines and websites to access the laws and regulations existing pertaining to dental materials packaging. Based on the data obtained, a unique packaging standardization checklist was developed. Dental laboratory and impression plasters, alginates, and endodontic instruments were surveyed for all the available brands. This study considered 16 brands of plasters and alginates and 42 brands of endodontic instruments for legal analysis. Legal analysis was performed using the direct observation checklist. Descriptive statistics were obtained using SPSS version 19. Results: The guidelines set by the Bureau of Indian Standards do exist but are not updated and stand as oblivious guards for marketing standards. Overall compliance to the guidelines was reported to be 18.5% by brands of alginates, 4.1% by plaster of Paris, and 11.11% by endodontic instruments. Wave One™ File reported maximum adherence with the guidelines as 66.7%. Conclusion: This study found lower rate of adherence to the guidelines, thus indicating insufficient information being disclosed to the consumers.

  1. A indústria têxtil na região nordeste: gargalos, potencialidades e desafios

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    Fernando Luiz Emerenciano Viana

    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho apresenta uma avaliação da competitividade da Indústria Têxtil na Região Nordeste, bem como uma relação de gargalos, potencialidades e desafios. As observações foram feitas a partir de pesquisa bibliográfica e documental. Foram realizadas análises da indústria têxtil no âmbito brasileiro e mais detalhadamente no campo de atuação nordestino. Os estados do Ceará, Bahia, Paraíba e Rio Grande do Norte destacaram-se na produção e no número de empregos no setor. Questões logísticas ligadas à integração e adensamento da cadeia produtiva a partir da articulação com a indústria de confecções, infra-estrutura e modernização tecnológica são apontadas como temas recorrentes ao alavancamento da Indústria na Região.

  2. Taenia saginata Goeze, 1872 (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda: Taeniidae en un indígena de Tierra del Fuego, Chile

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    Eduardo I. Faúndez

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    Full Text Available Se entrega el primer registro del céstodo Taenia saginata en un indígena de Tierra del Fuego (Patagonia chilena, correspondiente al año 1902. Se discute la importancia del registro y se entregan ilustraciones del ejemplar.

  3. En busa de tinterillos. Intermediarios en el mundo indígena ecuatoriano duante el siglo XX

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    Marc Becker

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo aborda el papel de los abogados semiprofesionales, conocidos como tinterillos, en las comunidades indígenas de la sierra ecuatoriana, a partir de mediados del siglo XIX, quienes adquirieron una presencia aparentemente ubicua en las comunidades rurales del Ecuador. Muchas veces los tinterillos fueron parte de las élites locales con algo de educación. Inspiraban respeto entre los indígenas (quienes, en su mayoría, eran analfabetos debido a su habilidad a manejar documentos escritos. Estos intermediarios comúnmente explotaron su posición privilegiada para su propio beneficio económico, social y político. Sin embargo, los indígenas llegaron a depender del apoyo de los tinterillos para denunciar ante el gobierno los abusos de los terratenientes. En ocasiones, en lugar de sentirse impotentes o víctimas, los indígenas aprendieron a negociar sus relaciones con esos intermediarios para su beneficio. El estudio de los tinterillos permite examinar las relaciones de poder que se negociaron entre diferentes culturas y a través de profundas divisiones de clase.

  4. En busca de tinterrillos. Intermediarios en el mundo indígena ecuatoriano durante el siglo XX

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    Marc Becker

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo aborda el papel de los abogados semiprofesionales, conocidos como tinterillos, en las comunidades indígenas de la sierra ecuatoriana, a partir de mediados del siglo XIX, quienes adquirieron una presencia aparentemente ubicua en las comunidades rurales del Ecuador. Muchas veces los tinterillos fueron parte de las elites locales con algo de educación. Inspiraban respeto entre los indígenas (quienes en su mayoría eran analfabetos debido a su habilidad de manejar documentos escritos. Estos intermediarios comúnmente explotaron su posición privilegiada para beneficio propio económico, social y político. Sin embargo, los indígenas llegaron a depender del apoyo de los tinterillos para denunciar ante el gobierno los abusos de los terratenientes. En ocasiones, en lugar de sentirse impotentes o víctimas, los indígenas aprendieron a negociar su relaciones con esos intermediarios para su beneficio. El estudio de los tinterillos permite examinar las relaciones de poder que se negociaron entre diferentes culturas y a través de profundas divisiones de clase.

  5. Literatura Inca (¿indígena? como representación de la literatura peruana

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    Gonzalo Espino Relucé

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Esta comunicación propone la relación entre las bellas letras y las manifestacionesdiscursivas vinculadas al indio; por eso, esboza las principales ideasliterarias que Jorge Basadre propone en Equivocaciones y cuyo trazo se puedeleer en Historia de la República del Perú.1 Se detiene en la importancia de laLiteratura inca, compilación de Basadre, cuya publicación constituye un recuentode la literatura prehispánica, la producción colonial y republicana de laescritura literaria quechua como representación de lo indígena para las culturasperuanas. Lo vinculo, asimismo, a la comprensión de la literatura como ejercicioheterogéneo y a las formas como el indio es representado en la escritura a finalesde la primera mitad del siglo XX.

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

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    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.

  7. Indústria de tabaco e cidadania: confronto entre redes organizacionais

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    O artigo aborda a história da indústria de tabaco no Brasil e da formação de sua rede estratégica, bem como da rede dos atores sociais que a contrapõem. Na primeira parte, apresenta-se uma correlação entre a história da produção industrial, do consumo de tabaco e do antitabagismo. Na segunda parte são apresentados os conceitos de rede estratégica e de rede multifragmentária (antifumo), propostos para facilitar a compreensão de alguns dos múltiplos aspectos conflitivos entre as duas redes. A p...

  8. Articulações políticas indígenas no sul da Bahia

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    Os povos indígenas no Brasil têm se organizado social e politicamente diante dos atuais desafios impostos à reapropriação de seus territórios tradicionais e à manutenção dos direitos até então conquistados. No período histórico presente, em que se configura amplamente um meio geográfico técnico-científico-informacional, suas disputas territoriais ganham novos contornos e significados. Inseridos nesse contexto, os povos Tupinambá, Pataxó e Pataxó Hãhãhãe, no sul da Bahia, vêm constituindo sign...

  9. INdAM Meeting on Homological and Computational Methods in Commutative Algebra

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    This volume collects contributions by leading experts in the area of commutative algebra related to the  INdAM meeting “Homological and Computational Methods in Commutative Algebra” held in Cortona (Italy) from May 30 to  June 3, 2016 . The conference and this volume are dedicated to Winfried Bruns on the occasion of his 70th birthday. In particular, the topics of this book strongly reflect the variety of Winfried Bruns’ research interests and his great impact on commutative algebra as well as its applications to related fields. The authors discuss recent and relevant developments in algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, computational algebra, discrete geometry and homological algebra. The book offers a unique resource, both for young and more experienced researchers seeking comprehensive overviews and extensive bibliographic references.

  10. Arte, Indústria Cultural e educação

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    Full Text Available A necessidade, cada vez mais crescente, da busca de felicidade tem feito com que as pessoas se deixem influenciar pelo consumo desmedido dos produtos ofertados pela Indústria Cultural, fazendo da arte, de modo especial, da música, um meio de tornar-se igual sem perceber que estão se colocando à margem de sua própria cultura. Neste sentido, é necessário repensar quais são as contribuições da educação no intuito de formar para a emancipação e para a resistência, segundo as concepções adornianas.

  11. Densité de population et systèmes agricoles en Inde

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    François DURAND-DASTÈS

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    Full Text Available II est classique de considérer que la densité de population et la productivité de l'agriculture sont fortement liées l'une à l'autre en Inde. La réalité de cette relation est vérifiée par la technique de la régression linéaire. La prise en compte des résidus permet de mettre en valeur des spécificités régionales, dont l'explication est esquissée par la prise en compte de l'histoire du peuplement et des structures sociales.

  12. La vejez indígena. El caso de los zoques del noroeste chiapaneco

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    Laureano Reyes Gómez

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se confrontan los cambios socioculturales experimentados al interior de la comunidad indígena zoque y se analizan las relaciones con los viejos, en términos del impacto que ha sufrido la cultura del grupo cuando han sido cambiados algunos de sus valores económicos y demográficos. La vejez es vista, entonces, no ya desde una perspectiva idílica, sino de una forma más ambivalente, combinada con extrema pobreza, un rápido crecimiento de la población de viejos, el debilitamiento de las estructuras tradicionales en las que descansa el poder de los viejos y la lucha generacional que se da al interior de la comunidad.

  13. Le Kāmasūtra et la « pulsion shastrique » en Inde

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    Le mot « shastrique » fait référence au traité (śāstra) d’où sont issus les Kāmasūtra, (plus généralement appelé le Kāmasūtra), « aphorismes sur l’amour » : le Kāmaśāstra, « traité sur l’amour ». Qui dit śāstra, dit, en Inde, exposé religieux ou scientifique, d’où l’expression « pulsion shastrique » que l’on pourrait rendre par « pulsion encyclopédique énumérative et classificatoire ». Le but de cet exposé est de replacer le texte dans cette structure mentale typiquement indienne, qui reflète...

  14. INdAM conference "CoMeTA 2013 - Combinatorial Methods in Topology and Algebra"

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    Combinatorics plays a prominent role in contemporary mathematics, due to the vibrant development it has experienced in the last two decades and its many interactions with other subjects. This book arises from the INdAM conference "CoMeTA 2013 - Combinatorial Methods in Topology and Algebra,'' which was held in Cortona in September 2013. The event brought together emerging and leading researchers at the crossroads of Combinatorics, Topology and Algebra, with a particular focus on new trends in subjects such as: hyperplane arrangements; discrete geometry and combinatorial topology; polytope theory and triangulations of manifolds; combinatorial algebraic geometry and commutative algebra; algebraic combinatorics; and combinatorial representation theory. The book is divided into two parts. The first expands on the topics discussed at the conference by providing additional background and explanations, while the second presents original contributions on new trends in the topics addressed by the conference.

  15. Métrica de la literatura sobre los indígenas de México

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    http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1518-2924.2016v21n46p104 Se analizan las características demográficas, crecimiento y productividad de la literatura publicada sobre los pueblos indígenas de México e indizada en Web of Science y Scopus. Se encontraron 2,457 trabajos publicados, sobre todo en revistas académicas (94%) y reseñas de libros (25.5%) en idioma inglés (89%). 732 títulos de revistas que publicaron un total de 1,642 artículos y se identificaron 9 títulos de revistas en la zona núcleo, ent...

  16. O mercado e as possibilidades da indústria de biofármacos no Brasil

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    Na última década, a produção de biofármacos é uma estratégia da grande empresa farmacêutica em todo o mundo. O desafio para o Estado brasileiro e para as organizações farmacêuticas nacionais é participar desse segmento em franca expansão e com efeitos importantes nas políticas públicas de medicamentos. As informações sobre o segmento encontram-se dispersas, assim, os objetivos do artigo são descrever o mercado no Brasil e apontar os principais debates sobre a inserção da indústria nacional na...

  17. Um Olhar Sobre a Indústria Musical: Limites e Possibilidades para uma Contra Hegemonia.

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    Rebecca Nora

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    Full Text Available Esse artigo tem como objetivo analisar o papel central que a Indústria Musical exerce enquanto sustentáculo da hegemonia burguesa, atualmente expressa pelo modo de produção racista-patriarcal-capitalista, bem como as mudanças ocorridas nesta devido à revolução digital. Esse trabalho se constitui sob o arcabouço teórico marxista, que à luz gramsciana permite analisar dialeticamente os limites e possibilidades instauradas pela revolução técnico-cientifico-informacional no cotidiano das relações sociais. Destaca-se, em conclusão, a importante contribuição do debate no campo da ética apresentado por Maria Lúcia Silva Barroco para a elaboração desse trabalho.

  18. Génesis y desarrollo de un movimiento armado indígena en Colombia

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    Full Text Available RESUMEN: El autor describe y analiza, desde la perspectiva organizacional, el ciclo de una guerrilla indígena colombiana desde su nacimiento, fruto de una gran movilización social previa, hasta su incorporación a la vida legal, resultado de un proceso de negociación que culmina con la entrega de las armas.ABSTRACT: In this article, the author focusses on a Colombian indigenous guerrilla cycle, from the organizational point of view. The author deals with the cycle of this guerrilla since its emergente, as a result of a previous social mobilization, to its incorporation to legal political life, after a negotiation process that finishes with the rending of the weapons.

  19. Educa??o ind?gena makuxi pelas ondas da FM Monte Roraima (2003-2008)

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    Silva, Antonia Costa da

    2009-01-01

    A proposta da presente pesquisa foi estudar o uso do r?dio no processo de educa??o ind?gena, atrav?s de um estudo de caso. Por ser um dos meios de comunica??o de massa, que presta grandes servi?os ? sociedade atrav?s da informa??o e do entretenimento, o r?dio tem se transformado ao longo de sua exist?ncia. Com o avan?o tecnol?gico, nos dias atuais, a instala??o e a recep??o das ondas de r?dio se tornaram acess?veis em todo o mundo. Ainda com o surgimento de outros meios de comunica??o, como a...

  20. Animal cysticercosis in indigenous Brazilian villages Cisticercose animal em aldeias indígenas brasileiras

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    Samuel Carvalho de Aragão

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Sanitary inspection of beef and pork meat has been the major tool for diagnosing animal cysticercosis and for preventing taeniasis in Brazil. The indigenous villages Jaguapiru and Bororo are located close to the urban area of the municipality of Dourados in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, where precarious basic sanitation conditions are observed. Both cattle and pigs are raised for self-consumption of meat and milk as well as for sale on the external market, generally without official sanitary inspection. In this study, 96 bovine carcasses and 117 pig blood serum samples from animals raised in these indigenous villages were evaluated for the presence of metacestodes by postmortem evaluation, and anti-Taenia sp. antibodies were investigated using the indirect ELISA test. Metacestode forms were observed in 18.7% of the bovine carcasses, and 9.4% of the pig serum samples were positive for anti-Taenia sp. antibodies. The occurrence of animal cysticercosis in the villages may favor the occurrence of this zoonosis in the indigenous populations. Enforcement of proper slaughter and sanitary inspection conditions are urgently needed for controlling the taeniasis-cysticercosis complex among the indigenous population.A inspeção sanitária da carne bovina e suína tem sido a principal forma diagnóstica da cisticercose animal e da prevenção da teníase no Brasil. As aldeias indígenas Jaguapirú e Bororó estão localizadas próximo à área urbana do município de Dourados-MS, com condições precárias de saneamento básico, onde bovinos e suínos são criados como fonte de alimento para consumo próprio, bem como para comercialização externa, geralmente sem inspeção sanitária oficial. Neste estudo, 96 carcaças bovinas e 117 amostras de soro de suínos, criados nas aldeias indígenas, foram avaliadas para a presença de formas metacestóides à inspeção sanitária e de anticorpos anti-Taenia sp. ao teste ELISA, respectivamente

  1. Water chemistry guidelines for BWRs

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    Guidelines for BWR water chemistry control have been prepared by a committee of experienced utility industry personnel sponsored by the BWR Owners Group on IGSCC Research and coordinated by the Electric Power Research Institute. The guidelines are based on extensive plant operational experience and laboratory research data. The purpose of the guidelines is to provide guidance to the electric utility industry on water chemistry control to help reduce corrosion, especially stress corrosion cracking, in boiling water reactors

  2. Olympic emblem guidelines: London 2012

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    These guidelines issued by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd (“LOCOG”) provide standards, requirements and guidelines for use of the London 2012 Olympic Games Emblem (the “Emblem”) by LOCOG and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) creative, marketing and communications personnel, agencies and consultants only who are authorised to use the London 2012 marks. The purpose of these guidelines is to preserve and enhance the value of the Emblem for t...

  3. V773 Cas, QS Aql, AND BR Ind: ECLIPSING BINARIES AS PARTS OF MULTIPLE SYSTEMS

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    Zasche, P.; Juryšek, J.; Nemravová, J.; Wolf, M.; Korčáková, D. [Astronomical Institute, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, CZ-180 00, Praha 8, V Holešovičkách 2 (Czech Republic); Uhlař, R. [Private Observatory, Pohoří 71, CZ-254 01, Jílové u Prahy (Czech Republic); Svoboda, P. [Private Observatory, Výpustky 5, CZ-614 00, Brno (Czech Republic); Hoňková, K. [Variable Star and Exoplanet Section of Czech Astronomical Society, Vsetínská 941/78, CZ-757 01, Valašské Meziříčí (Czech Republic); Mašek, M.; Prouza, M. [Institute of Physics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Na Slovance 1999/2, CZ-182 21, Praha (Czech Republic); Čechura, J.; Šlechta, M., E-mail: zasche@sirrah.troja.mff.cuni.cz [Astronomical Institute, The Czech Academy of Sciences, CZ-251 65, Ondřejov (Czech Republic)

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    Eclipsing binaries remain crucial objects for our understanding of the universe. In particular, those that are components of multiple systems can help us solve the problem of the formation of these systems. Analysis of the radial velocities together with the light curve produced for the first time precise physical parameters of the components of the multiple systems V773 Cas, QS Aql, and BR Ind. Their visual orbits were also analyzed, which resulted in slightly improved orbital elements. What is typical for all these systems is that their most dominant source is the third distant component. The system V773 Cas consists of two similar G1-2V stars revolving in a circular orbit and a more distant component of the A3V type. Additionally, the improved value of parallax was calculated to be 17.6 mas. Analysis of QS Aql resulted in the following: the inner eclipsing pair is composed of B6V and F1V stars, and the third component is of about the B6 spectral type. The outer orbit has high eccentricity of about 0.95, and observations near its upcoming periastron passage between the years 2038 and 2040 are of high importance. Also, the parallax of the system was derived to be about 2.89 mas, moving the star much closer to the Sun than originally assumed. The system BR Ind was found to be a quadruple star consisting of two eclipsing K dwarfs orbiting each other with a period of 1.786 days; the distant component is a single-lined spectroscopic binary with an orbital period of about 6 days. Both pairs are moving around each other on their 148 year orbit.

  4. Educacion y salud indígena: preámbulo a un futuro ciudadano.

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    Edgar Merchán Hamann

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Los autores se refieren a la presencia de estudiantes indígenas en las universidades brasileñas, que constituye objeto de críticas y debates. Los indicadores de salud en las comunidades indígenas muestran las desventajas e inequidades acumuladas al cabo de siglos de exclusión. Delante de este cuadro, los autores hacen un contraste entre las estrategias posíbles de “perdón y olvido “ o de “justicia y reparación”. De la formulación de políticas de protección y garantía de derechos hasta su efectivación, hay un recorrido complejo y, a veces, azaroso. Siempre habrá presiones y, ocasionalmente, abusos y distorciones que son habilmente aprovechados por los enemigos de la política pública y defensores del Estado mínimo. Los autores creen que deben ser fomentados y creados espacios de diálogo para la realización de debates que contribuyan a superar las grandes dicotomías y tensiones dialécticas entre: aculturación versus preservación; etnología tradicional versus antropología en la multiculturalidad; etnopolítica versus resistencia étnica; reconocimiento versus reificación excluyente; identidad hegemónica de nación versus identidades colectivas particulares, entre otros.

  5. Política ambiental y territorios indígenas de Sonora

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    Diana Luque

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available La política ambiental en México ya es parte de la agenda de seguridad nacional, sin embargo, uno de sus instrumentos de planeación clave es el OET (Ordenamiento Ecológico del Territorio, el cual no ha logrado el impacto previsto. Se propone a los pueblos y territorios indígenas de Sonora como sector estratégico para la implementación de los OET, para lo cual se considera necesario profundizar en su problemática actual. Por ello, se realiza un análisis socioambiental de los complejos bioculturales de Sonora, a partir del marco de reflexión de la ecología política y la perspectiva biocultural. Esto se logra a partir de un análisis interdisciplinario donde se conjugan epistemologías y metodologías de los campos de las ciencias sociales y de la ecología. El análisis socioambiental se organiza a partir de dos grandes temas: la territorialidad y la comunidad indígena contemporánea. Se concluye que el formato actual de los OET es poco operativo, por lo que se dan recomendaciones para eficientar su implementación. Por último, se resalta la importancia de la atención de los complejos bioculturales, en primera instancia como un tema de justicia ambiental, así como por su capacidad para incidir a favor de los temas globales ambientales, como el cambio climático y la disponibilidad y calidad del agua.

  6. Estado nutricional y aspectos alimentarios de mujeres indígenas del departamento de Presidente Hayes, Paraguay

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    Gloria Echagüe

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: Las comunidades indígenas presentan un mayor riesgo de inseguridad alimentaria y malnutrición, menor disponibilidad de recursos, y una creciente dependencia de alimentos más baratos aunque con un alto grado de procesamiento. Objetivo: Identificar el estado nutricional y aspectos alimentarios en mujeres indígenas de tres comunidades del Departamento de Presidente Hayes, Chaco Paraguayo. Metodología: Estudio observacional de diseño transversal con componente analítico, que incluyó a 81 mujeres de 15 a 44 años de edad, de las etnias Maká y Toba Qom. Previo consentimiento informado, se realizó la valoración nutricional y la entrevista para obtener los datos sociodemográficos y alimentarios. Resultados: Las mujeres indígenas presentaron una frecuencia de sobrepeso de 30,8% y obesidad del 21,0%, mientras que el 1,2 % presentó desnutrición. No encontramos diferencia significativa entre las etnias, en relación al sobrepeso y obesidad, (p>0,05. Observamos que las indígenas tenían una alta ingesta de frutas, azúcares y mieles. El 87 y 88% de las mujeres indígenas de ambas etnias estudiadas refirieron no consumir lácteos y derivados y entre 65 y 69% refirieron no consumir verduras. Conclusiones: Observamos un elevado porcentaje de obesidad y sobrepeso, un bajo consumo de lácteos y verduras y un alto consumo de azúcares, relacionados posiblemente a cambios en los aspectos alimentarios y sus costumbres, influenciados por la cercanía a las zonas urbanas y el acceso a alimentos de menor precio y mayor contenido energético.

  7. As relações contratuais das indústrias criativas: o caso dos quadrinhos no Ceará

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    Paulo César de Sousa Batista

    Full Text Available O segmento dos quadrinhos, inserido no contexto das indústrias criativas, tem assumido relevância econômica e cultural. Sendo assim, esta pesquisa tem como objetivo principal analisar fatores importantes do processo de contratação dos profissionais dessa área. O foco será na relação contratual entre os dois principais protagonistas das indústrias criativas, o artista e o agente, sendo que as análises serão baseadas na percepção dos artistas a respeito, principalmente, dos custos de transação, direitos autorais, assimetria de informações e agentes de mercado. O estudo de caráter descritivo e exploratório fez uso de métodos qualitativos também nas entrevistas realizadas no trabalho empírico. Os respondentes fazem parte da indústria criativa cearense e atuam no setor de quadrinhos. Os principais resultados encontrados pela análise de conteúdo das entrevistas diz respeito, basicamente, a falta de profissionalismo ainda existente no setor de quadrinhos da indústria criativa cearense. Há ainda, conforme indícios desta pesquisa, falta de visão mercadológica e de mentalidade profissional dos artistas, ausência de agentes especializados para interferir comercialmente, e a ausência de proteção aos direitos autorais e conexos. Acredita-se que os resultados aqui disponibilizados podem gerar informações relevantes para a melhor compreensão do mercado tido como objeto de estudo, e com isso colaborar na profissionalização deste importante segmento cultural para a atual economia.

  8. Exploratory behaviour, emotional wellbeing and childcare quality in preschool education

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between children exploratory behaviour and the quality of structural childcare and process in preschools. The study also examined how childcare quality affects the relationship between emotional wellbeing and exploratory behaviour. The sample comprised 206 children from 40 classrooms in 20 preschools, together with their teachers. The children's age ranged between 37 and 64 months (M = 50.96, SD = 6.54. The results indicated that children cared for by more sensitive teachers engaged in more exploratory behavior. However, no moderating effect was found of teacher sensitivity on the positive relationship between exploratory behavior and wellbeing. Finally, some factors linked to the quality of structural childcare also influenced exploratory behavior, although to a lesser extent.

  9. Cost analysis guidelines

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    The first phase of the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Management Program (Program)--management strategy selection--consists of several program elements: Technology Assessment, Engineering Analysis, Cost Analysis, and preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Cost Analysis will estimate the life-cycle costs associated with each of the long-term management strategy alternatives for depleted uranium hexafluoride (UF6). The scope of Cost Analysis will include all major expenditures, from the planning and design stages through decontamination and decommissioning. The costs will be estimated at a scoping or preconceptual design level and are intended to assist decision makers in comparing alternatives for further consideration. They will not be absolute costs or bid-document costs. The purpose of the Cost Analysis Guidelines is to establish a consistent approach to analyzing of cost alternatives for managing Department of Energy's (DOE's) stocks of depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6). The component modules that make up the DUF6 management program differ substantially in operational maintenance, process-options, requirements for R and D, equipment, facilities, regulatory compliance, (O and M), and operations risk. To facilitate a consistent and equitable comparison of costs, the guidelines offer common definitions, assumptions or basis, and limitations integrated with a standard approach to the analysis. Further, the goal is to evaluate total net life-cycle costs and display them in a way that gives DOE the capability to evaluate a variety of overall DUF6 management strategies, including commercial potential. The cost estimates reflect the preconceptual level of the designs. They will be appropriate for distinguishing among management strategies

  10. SARIS Guidelines. 2014 Ed

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    2014-01-01

    The IAEA fundamental safety principles provide the basis for IAEA safety standards and IAEA related programmes. IAEA safety standards reflect an international consensus on what constitutes a high level of safety for protecting people and the environment, and therefore represent what all regulators should achieve. These standards, in particular IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GSR Part 1, Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety, provide the basics for establishing, maintaining and continuously improving the governmental, legal and regulatory framework for safety. Additional IAEA requirements and guidance, such as the IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GSR Part 3 (Interim), Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards, and IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GS-R-3, The Management System for Facilities and Activities, are also used to establish and develop the national infrastructure for safety and for establishing and implementing a management system. Assessment of the regulatory framework for safety with respect to the IAEA safety standards can be made either through an external review or through internal self-assessment. Self-assessment offers a mechanism by which an organization can assess its performance against established standards and models and thereby identify areas for improvement. The IAEA has developed a methodology and tool for Self-assessment of the Regulatory Infrastructure for Safety (SARIS), to assist States in undertaking self-assessment of their national safety framework in accordance with the requirements and recommendations of the IAEA safety standards, and to develop an action plan for improvement. The IAEA self-assessment methodology and the associated tools are fully compatible with the IAEA safety standards and are also used in the preparation for regulatory review missions, such as the Integrated Regulatory Review Service and advisory missions. These guidelines have been developed to

  11. SOL-IND. Photovoltaics integrated in an industrialised building process. Final report; SOL-IND. Solceller integreret i industrielt byggeri. Slutrapport

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    Frederiksen, K.H.B.; Vestersager Engdal, J. (EnergiMidt A/S, Silkeborg (Denmark))

    2008-06-15

    The purpose of the project, EFP06 - Photovoltaics integrated in an industrialised building process (SOLIND), has been to examine the possibilities for PV (photovoltaics) in an industrialized building process. The project is an information gathering and development project with basis in knowledge about the possibilities for PV in relation to specific housing projects in Skanska Bolig A/S, including BoKlok, developed in cooperation with IKEA. During the project a workshop with participating architectural students has been carried through resulting in detailed concepts. The concepts have in general terms been introduced nationally to the press and were invited to a poster presentation at the world's largest PV conference. In addition to this, a number of prototypes are produced together with other presentation material. The projects has been divided into three phases. The report is divided into these three phases. 1) Knowledge gathering and unravelling 2) Analysis, development and evaluation, workshop for students. 3) Promotion and demonstration of results The main results are: 4) The project has resulted in increased knowledge about the possibilities with photovoltaics in industrialized building processes. 5) A number of concepts have been developed to fit PV in the project phase of an industrialized building process. 6) The most promising concepts has been demonstrated as prototypes in different scale together with other presentation materials The project continues in SOL-IND2, with the purpose to prepare and carry out an integration of a PV system in an industrialized building process. A subsidy is granted in 2008 from the EFP to prepare the construction. (au)

  12. 77 FR 5027 - Food and Drug Administration Transparency Initiative: Exploratory Program To Increase Access to...

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    2012-02-01

    ...] Food and Drug Administration Transparency Initiative: Exploratory Program To Increase Access to the... entitled ``Food and Drug Administration Transparency Initiative: Exploratory Program to [[Page 5028

  13. Indústrias criativas: alternativa de desenvolvimento regional | Creative industries: regional development alternatives

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    Cláudia Sousa Leitão

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Resumo O presente artigo tem por objetivo apresentar uma proposta de fomento às cadeias produtivas das indústrias criativas no nordeste do Brasil, na perspectiva de uma discussão acerca de modelos alternativos de desenvolvimento regional. Para concretizar esse propósito, foi realizada uma pesquisa do tipo bibliográfica em livros, artigos de periódicos e documentos eletrônicos. O estudo inicia-se com a reflexão sobre os significados do desenvolvimento e suas conexões com a criatividade e a inovação. A pesquisa está estruturada em dois grandes eixos: o primeiro trata do conceito de indústrias criativas e do relato de suas potencialidades na geração de impactos econômicos, culturais, sociais e tecnológicos positivos na alavancagem do comércio doméstico e externo de bens e serviços criativos; o segundo apresenta uma discussão sobre desenvolvimento local e regional a partir do conceito de ‘bacia criativa’ com vistas a um novo enfoque territorial do nordeste brasileiro. A partir desses eixos, é proposto o Programa Nordeste Criativo que se constitui de duas linhas de ação fundamentais: o primeiro refere-se à estruturação e operacionalização de um o Observatório das Indústrias Criativas do Nordeste (OICNE voltado a produção e difusão do conhecimento sobre a economia criativa da região; o segundo diz respeito à criação e operacionalização dos Birôs de Negócios Criativos (BNC, ou seja, espaços físicos para o fomento de empreendimentos criativos sustentáveis e fortalecimento da cadeia produtiva das indústrias criativas. Assim, este estudo vem contribuir para a construção de um novo pensamento sobre o nordeste brasileiro. Por um lado, a institucionalização do Observatório das Indústrias Criativas se propõe a identificar o potencial criativo daquela região; do outro, os Birôs de Negócios Criativos objetivam consolidar as cadeias produtivas das indústrias criativas, enfatizando a profissionaliza

  14. Socioeconomic status and age at menarche in indigenous and non-indigenous Chilean adolescents Nivel socioeconómico y edad de la menarquia en adolescentes chilenas indígenas y no indígenas

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    Hugo Amigo

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available The objective was to analyze the relationship between socioeconomic status and age at menarche among indigenous and non-indigenous girls in the Araucanía Region of Chile, controlling for nutritional status and mother's age at menarche. A total of 8,624 randomly selected girls from 168 schools were screened, resulting in the selection of 207 indigenous and 200 non-indigenous girls who had recently experienced menarche. Age at menarche was 149.6±10.7 months in the indigenous group and 146.6±10.8 months in the non-indigenous group. Among the non-indigenous, the analysis showed no significant association between age at menarche and socioeconomic status. In the indigenous group, age at menarche among girls with low socioeconomic status was 5.4 months later than among those with higher socioeconomic status. There were no differences in nutritional status according to socioeconomic level. Obesity was associated with earlier menarche. Menarche occurred earlier than in previous generations. An inverse relationship between socioeconomic status and age at menarche was seen in the indigenous group only; low socioeconomic status was associated with delayed menarche, regardless of nutritional status or mother's age at menarche.El objetivo fue analizar la relación entre nivel socioeconómico y edad de menarquia en adolescentes indígenas y no indígenas de la Región de la Araucanía, Chile, controlando el efecto del estado nutricional, y la edad de menarquia de las madres. Se estudiaron 8.624 niñas de 168 escuelas elegidas aleatoriamente, seleccionando 207 indígenas y 200 no indígenas que habían tenido recientemente la menarquia. La edad de menarquia ocurrió a los 149,6±10,7 meses en indígenas y a los 146,6±10,8 meses en no indígenas. En el grupo no indígena, hubo una relación significativa entre edad de menarquia y nivel socioeconómico. En el grupo indígena, edad de menarquia del nivel socioeconómico bajo fue de 5,4 meses más tarde que el

  15. The Exploratory Modeling Workbench : An open source toolkit for exploratory modeling, scenario discovery, and (multi-objective) robust decision making

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    Kwakkel, J.H.

    2017-01-01

    There is a growing interest in model-based decision support under deep uncertainty, reflected in a variety of approaches being put forward in the literature. A key idea shared among these is the use of models for exploratory rather than predictive purposes. Exploratory modeling aims at exploring

  16. Exploratory Studies Facility Subsurface Fire Hazards Analysis

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    Logan, Richard C.

    2002-01-01

    The primary objective of this Fire Hazard Analysis (FHA) is to confirm the requirements for a comprehensive fire and related hazards protection program for the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) are sufficient to minimize the potential for: The occurrence of a fire or related event; A fire that causes an unacceptable on-site or off-site release of hazardous or radiological material that will threaten the health and safety of employees, the public or the environment; Vital U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs suffering unacceptable interruptions as a result of fire and related hazards; Property losses from a fire and related events exceeding limits established by DOE; and Critical process controls and safety class systems being damaged as a result of a fire and related events

  17. Exploratory Studies Facility Subsurface Fire Hazards Analysis

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    Kubicek, J. L.

    2001-01-01

    The primary objective of this Fire Hazard Analysis (FHA) is to confirm the requirements for a comprehensive fire and related hazards protection program for the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) are sufficient to minimize the potential for: (1) The occurrence of a fire or related event. (2) A fire that causes an unacceptable on-site or off-site release of hazardous or radiological material that will threaten the health and safety of employees, the public or the environment. (3) Vital US. Department of Energy (DOE) programs suffering unacceptable interruptions as a result of fire and related hazards. (4) Property losses from a fire and related events exceeding limits established by DOE. (5) Critical process controls and safety class systems being damaged as a result of a fire and related events

  18. Crowdsourcing for quantifying transcripts: An exploratory study.

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    Azzam, Tarek; Harman, Elena

    2016-02-01

    This exploratory study attempts to demonstrate the potential utility of crowdsourcing as a supplemental technique for quantifying transcribed interviews. Crowdsourcing is the harnessing of the abilities of many people to complete a specific task or a set of tasks. In this study multiple samples of crowdsourced individuals were asked to rate and select supporting quotes from two different transcripts. The findings indicate that the different crowdsourced samples produced nearly identical ratings of the transcripts, and were able to consistently select the same supporting text from the transcripts. These findings suggest that crowdsourcing, with further development, can potentially be used as a mixed method tool to offer a supplemental perspective on transcribed interviews. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  19. Exploratory Shaft Facility quality assurance impact evaluation

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    1987-08-01

    This report addresses the impact of the quality assurance practices used for the Exploratory Shaft Facility (ESF) design, and construction in licensing as part of the repository. Acceptance criteria used for evaluating the suitability of ESF QA practices are based on documents that had not been invoked for repository design or construction activities at the time of this evaluation. This report identifies the QA practices necessary for ESF design and construction licensability. A review and evaluation of QA practices for ESF design and construction resulted in the following conclusions. QA practices were found to be acceptable with a few exceptions. QA practices for construction activities were found to be insufficiently documented in implementing procedures to allow a full and effective evaluation for licensing purposes. Recommendations are provided for mitigating impacts to ensure compatibility of the QA practices with those considered necessary for repository licensing. 8 refs., 3 tabs

  20. The Meaning of Happiness in Consumer Research: Results from an Inductive Exploratory Pilot Study

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    Sørensen, Elin Brandi; Thomsen, Thyra Uth

    2016-01-01

    In this study we investigate the meaning of happiness in a consumption context. We employ an inductive approach and present the results of an exploratory pilot study with eight consumers. The study is based on a Multi-Sensory-Sculpting (MSS) procedure in which we asked consumers to build sculptures...... that represent consumer happiness. Following the MSS guidelines, consumers were interviewed about the meanings of their sculpture in order to elicit embodied cognition about the topic at hand. In this paper we present the meanings of consumer happiness in the participants‟ accounts and discuss implications...... for consumer research. Further, we discuss the applicability of the MSS-procedure to the topic of consumer happiness, and how to optimize it for later studies on consumer happiness....

  1. Una universidad “de” y “para” el movimiento indígena (A university of and for the indigenous movement)

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    González Terreros, María Isabel; Aguilera Morales, Alcira

    2016-01-01

    El presente artículo analiza los aportes políticos y pedagógicos de la Universidad Autónoma Intercultural Indígena del Cauca –UAIIN-, que es una propuesta educativa de y para los pueblos indígenas en Colombia. La Universidad se ha constituido en una alternativa para el fortalecimiento de los conocimientos ancestrales al gestarse como parte de las reivindicaciones y luchas del movimiento indígena que propone la Universidad como opción de formación para sus comunidades. La Universidad ret...

  2. Lenguas y participación comunitaria en la educación indígena en México

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    Bruno Baronnet

    2013-01-01

    Este artículo aporta elementos de análisis antropológico para el estudio de las estrategias de los pueblos indígenas ante la enseñanza de las lenguas originarias en la escuela primaria en México. Se enfatiza el contraste entre un contexto multiétnico en el cual predomina una incidencia relativamente débil de las autoridades y las familias indígenas en la gestión administrativa y curricular, como en las colonias que cuentan con nuevas escuelas de educación indígena en Morelos, y otro c...

  3. Análisis de la motricidad de la cultura indígena Sikuani: un estudio para el departamento del Meta (Colombia)

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    Velásquez Arjona, Alberto; Campos Polo, Fernando

    2010-01-01

    La comunidad indígena Sikuani, confinada desde hace cuarenta años en el resguardo indígena Wayoko, región de la Orinoquia colombiana, fue concentrada allí contra su tradición nómada. A pesar de sus vicisitudes, los miembros de la comunidad se han caracterizado por un férreo apego a sus tradiciones.El proceso de transformacion de la comunidad Sikuani, el cual se ha denominado como transculturización, lleva ya varios años haciendo estragos en la idiosincracia indígena. A pesar de que muchas com...

  4. La etnicidad cuestionada: Ancestralidad en las hijas e hijos de inmigrantes indígenas oaxaqueños en Estados Unidos

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    María Eugenia HERNÁNDEZ MORALES; Laura VELASCO ORTIZ

    2015-01-01

    Este artículo analiza el dilema identitario y de pertenencia en los hijos de inmi-grantes indígenas oaxaqueños en Estados Unidos, a través del estudio de tres di-mensiones de la ancestralidad: el lugar de origen, la vida comunitaria y la lengua indígena. El artículo documenta distintos cursos del proceso de etnización entre jóvenes de origen mixteco, zapoteco y triqui, nacidos o crecidos en Estados Unidos; metodológicamente se basa en tres talleres con activistas del Frente Indígena de Organi...

  5. La legislación internacional sobre pueblos indígenas en el ordenamiento territorial y planes de desarrollo económico

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    Ibañez Sánchez, Miguel

    2016-01-01

    La situación de los pueblos indígenas ha sido largamente documentada en la historia peruana y ha estado ligada al despojo de sus tierras, territorios y recursos naturales. El modelo extractivo de crecimiento económico ha incrementado las actividades mineras, forestales y la producción de petróleo, en territorios de pueblos indígenas. Por otro lado, el ordenamiento territorial, la zonificación ecológica y los incentivos a la inversión privada, cada vez excluyen a los pueblos indígenas poniendo...

  6. Migración y diferenciación étnica en Guatemala. Ser indígena en un contexto de globalización

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    Santiago Bastos

    1999-01-01

    En este artículo se discute si el concepto de la desterritorialización de las identidades, que se asocia a la globalización, es útil para describir la nueva relación que mantienen las poblaciones indígenas de Latinoamérica con el espacio, como efecto del proceso de dispersión que viven desde hace unas décadas. La comparación del proceso migratorio entre hogares indígenas y no indígenas que residen en tres espacios populares de la ciudad de Guatemala muestra al...

  7. Comunidades indígenas de la provincia de Chimborazo, Ecuador:: permanencia de la sombra del régimen de hacienda

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    Tuaza Castro, Luis Alberto

    2014-01-01

    Este ensayo analiza la actual situación política indígena, a partir del acercamiento al proceso histórico de las comunidades indígenas de la zona Totorillas del cantón Guamote, Ecuador. Se argumenta que, después de la disolución de la hacienda, emergieron nuevas formas de liderazgo indígena; sin embargo, señala la compleja pervivencia de las antiguas formas de liderazgo que imposibilita la unidad de las comunidades y la consecución de un proyecto político único de largo alcance. This paper...

  8. IT governance guidelines for directors

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    Calder, Alan

    2005-01-01

    This important new book – 'IT Governance: Guidelines for Directors' provides directors, executives, managers and professional advisers with clear, pragmatic guidelines for ensuring that IT and the business work together for the same strategic objectives. 

  9. [Guideline 'Organ donation following euthanasia"

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    Mulder, H.; Olthuis, G.J.; Siebelink, M.; Gerritsen, R; Heurn, E. van

    2017-01-01

    - The multidisciplinary guideline 'Organ donation following euthanasia' was published in March 2017 at request of the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport.- This guideline provides recommendations for the organisation and implementation of a request to donate organs expressed by a patient who asks

  10. The nuclear codes and guidelines

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    Sonter, M.

    1984-01-01

    This paper considers problems faced by the mining industry when implementing the nuclear codes of practice. Errors of interpretation are likely. A major criticism is that the guidelines to the codes must be seen as recommendations only. They are not regulations. Specific clauses in the guidelines are criticised

  11. Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology

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    American Psychologist, 2013

    2013-01-01

    In the past 50 years forensic psychological practice has expanded dramatically. Because the practice of forensic psychology differs in important ways from more traditional practice areas (Monahan, 1980) the "Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists" were developed and published in 1991 (Committee on Ethical Guidelines for Forensic…

  12. Journal of Wildlife Management guidelines

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    William M. Block; Frank R. Thompson; Dawn Hanseder; Allison Cox; Anna Knipps

    2011-01-01

    These Guidelines apply to all Journal of Wildlife Management (JWM, The Journal) submissions. Publishing a professional manuscript proceeds most smoothly if authors understand the policy, procedures, format, and style of the outlet to which they are submitting a manuscript. These instructions supersede all previous guidelines. Manuscripts that clearly deviate from this...

  13. PIAAC Technical Standards and Guidelines

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    2014-01-01

    The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…

  14. Testing post-editing guidelines

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    Flanagan, Marian; Christensen, Tina Paulsen

    2014-01-01

    guidelines to use in translator training programmes. Recently, the first set of publicly available industry-focused PE guidelines (for ‘good enough’ and ‘publishable’ quality) were developed by Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) in partnership with the Centre for Global Intelligent Content (CNGL......), which can be used as a basis on which to instruct post-editors in professional environments. This paper reports on a qualitative study that investigates how trainee translators on an MA course, which is aimed at preparing the trainees for the translation industry, interpret these PE guidelines...... for publishable quality. The findings suggest trainees have difficulties interpreting the guidelines, primarily due to trainee competency gaps, but also due to the wording of the guidelines. Based on our findings we propose training measures to address these competency gaps. Furthermore, we provide post...

  15. Guidelines on Building Regulations 2008

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    Thse guidelines clarify and intepret the provisions of the Building Regulations of 2008 (BR08). The Guidelines, which match BR08 in terms of organisation into Parts, are accompanied by the full text of the regulations and the explanatory notes issued by the Danish Enterprise and Construction...... Authority. The Guidelines refer the reader to sources such as relevant standards, instructions and other background material which provides more detailed information. The Guidelines cover the same ground as BR08, including building control regulations, layout, fitting out, structures, fire safety, indoor...... climate, energy consumotion and services. The Guidelines are aimed at all professionals involved in building projects, particularly building design consultants, contractors and municipal application officers....

  16. ESUR prostate MR guidelines 2012

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    Barentsz, Jelle O; Richenberg, Jonathan; Clements, Richard

    2012-01-01

    The aim was to develop clinical guidelines for multi-parametric MRI of the prostate by a group of prostate MRI experts from the European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR), based on literature evidence and consensus expert opinion. True evidence-based guidelines could not be formulated......, but a compromise, reflected by "minimal" and "optimal" requirements has been made. The scope of these ESUR guidelines is to promulgate high quality MRI in acquisition and evaluation with the correct indications for prostate cancer across the whole of Europe and eventually outside Europe. The guidelines...... provides guidelines for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in prostate cancer. Clinical indications, and minimal and optimal imaging acquisition protocols are provided. A structured reporting system (PI-RADS) is described....

  17. Air quality model guideline

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    Idriss, A.; Spurrell, F.

    2009-06-01

    Alberta Environment has developed a guidelines for operations and proposed operations that require approvals under the province's Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act or that operate under a code of practice for emissions to the atmosphere. In an effort to ensure consistency in the use of dispersion models for regulatory applications in Alberta, this document provided detailed guidance on suitable methods and approaches that should be employed to assess air quality from emission sources, specifically, information required to demonstrate that a source meets the Alberta ambient air quality objectives. The document outlined the statutory authority and provided an overview of the approach. It provided detailed advice on the types and uses of dispersion models with particular reference to the modelling protocol, input data, and output interpretation. Guidance on the application of regulatory models were also presented. Various models were described and their intended uses were explained. Internet addresses for different modelling resources were also offered. Last, some information about regional modelling in the province of Alberta was discussed. 40 refs., 4 tabs., 7 figs., 3 appendices.

  18. Emergency Response Guideline Development

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    Gary D Storrick

    2007-01-01

    Task 5 of the collaborative effort between ORNL, Brazil, and Westinghouse for the International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative entitled 'Development of Advanced Instrumentation and Control for an Integrated Primary System Reactor' focuses on operator control and protection system interaction, with particular emphasis on developing emergency response guidelines (ERGs). As in the earlier tasks, we will use the IRIS plant as a specific example of an integrated primary system reactor (IPSR) design. The present state of the IRIS plant design--specifically, the lack of a detailed secondary system design--precludes establishing detailed emergency procedures at this time. However, we can create a structure for their eventual development. This report summarizes our progress to date. Section 1.2 describes the scope of this effort. Section 2 compares IPSR ERG development to the recent AP1000 effort, and identifies three key plant differences that affect the ERGs and control room designs. The next three sections investigate these differences in more detail. Section 3 reviews the IRIS Safety-by-Design philosophy and its impact on the ERGs. Section 4 looks at differences between the IRIS and traditional loop PWR I and C Systems, and considers their implications for both control room design and ERG development. Section 5 examines the implications of having one operating staff control multiple reactor units. Section 6 provides sample IRIS emergency operating procedures (EOPs). Section 7 summarizes our conclusions

  19. [French guidelines on electroencephalogram].

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    André-Obadia, N; Sauleau, P; Cheliout-Heraut, F; Convers, P; Debs, R; Eisermann, M; Gavaret, M; Isnard, J; Jung, J; Kaminska, A; Kubis, N; Lemesle, M; Maillard, L; Mazzola, L; Michel, V; Montavont, A; N'Guyen, S; Navarro, V; Parain, D; Perin, B; Rosenberg, S D; Sediri, H; Soufflet, C; Szurhaj, W; Taussig, D; Touzery-de Villepin, A; Vercueil, L; Lamblin, M D

    2014-12-01

    Electroencephalography allows the functional analysis of electrical brain cortical activity and is the gold standard for analyzing electrophysiological processes involved in epilepsy but also in several other dysfunctions of the central nervous system. Morphological imaging yields complementary data, yet it cannot replace the essential functional analysis tool that is EEG. Furthermore, EEG has the great advantage of being non-invasive, easy to perform and allows control tests when follow-up is necessary, even at the patient's bedside. Faced with the advances in knowledge, techniques and indications, the Société de Neurophysiologie Clinique de Langue Française (SNCLF) and the Ligue Française Contre l'Épilepsie (LFCE) found it necessary to provide an update on EEG recommendations. This article will review the methodology applied to this work, refine the various topics detailed in the following chapters. It will go over the summary of recommendations for each of these chapters and underline proposals for writing an EEG report. Some questions could not be answered by the review of the literature; in those cases, an expert advice was given by the working and reading groups in addition to the guidelines. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.

  20. Wind and tornado guidelines

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    McDonald, J.R.

    1989-01-01

    The objective of the Department of Energy Natural Phenomena Hazards Project is to provide guidance and criteria for design of new facilities and for evaluation of existing ones subjected to extreme winds, earthquakes, and floods. This paper describes the treatment of wind and tornado hazards. Four facility-use categories are defined which represent increasing levels of risk to personnel or the environment in the event of a high wind event. Facilities are assigned to a particular category, depending on their mission, value, or toxic material content. The assigned facility-use category determines the design and evaluation criteria. The criteria are based on probabilistic hazard assessment. Performance goals are also specified for each facility-use category. A uniform approach to design wind loads, based on the ANSI A58.1-1982 standard, allows treatment of high winds and hurricane and tornado winds in a similar manner. Based on the wind hazard models, some sites must account for the possibility of tornadoes while others do not. Atmospheric pressure changes and missiles must be taken into account when considering tornadoes. The design and evaluation guidelines are designed to establish consistent levels of risk for different natural phenomena hazards and for facilities at different geographical locations

  1. Dam safety operating guidelines

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    Elsayed, E.; Leung, T.; Kirkham, A.; Lum, D.

    1990-01-01

    As part of Ontario Hydro's dam structure assessment program, the hydraulic design review of several river systems has revealed that many existing dam sites, under current operating procedures, would not have sufficient discharge capacity to pass the Inflow Design Flood (IDF) without compromising the integrity of the associated structures. Typical mitigative measures usually considered in dealing with these dam sites include structural alterations, emergency action plans and/or special operating procedures designed for extreme floods. A pilot study was carried out for the Madawaska River system in eastern Ontario, which has seven Ontario Hydro dam sites in series, to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of the Dam Safety Operating Guidelines (DSOG). The DSOG consist of two components: the flood routing schedules and the minimum discharge schedules, the former of which would apply in the case of severe spring flood conditions when the maximum observed snowpack water content and the forecast rainfall depth exceed threshold values. The flood routing schedules would identify to the operator the optimal timing and/or extent of utilizing the discharge facilities at each dam site to minimize the potential for dam failures cased by overtopping anywhere in the system. It was found that the DSOG reduced the number of structures overtopped during probable maximum flood from thirteen to four, while the number of structures that could fail would be reduced from seven to two. 8 refs., 4 figs., 3 tabs

  2. Guideline level-3 PSA

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    Roelofsen, P.M.; Van der Steen, J.

    1993-09-01

    For several applications of radioactive materials calculations must be executed to determine the radiation risk for the population. A guideline for the risk calculation method of two main sources: nuclear power plants, and other intended and unintended activities with radioactive materials, is given. The standards, recommendations and regulations in this report concern mainly the analysis of the radiological (external) consequences of nuclear power plant accidents, classified as level-3 PSA (Probabilistic Safety Analysis). Level-3 PSA falls within the scales 5-7 of the International Nuclear Event Scale (INES). The standards, etc., focus on the risks for groups of people and the so-called maximum individual risk. In chapter two the standards and regulations are formulated for each part of level-3 PSA: the source term spectrum, atmospheric distribution and deposition, exposure to radiation doses and calculation of radiation doses, dose-response relationships, measures to reduce the effect of radiation doses, design basis accidents, and finally uncertainty analysis. In chapter four, modelled descriptions are given of the standards and regulations, which could or should be used in a calculation program in case of level-3 PSA. In chapter three the practical execution of a probabilistic consequences analysis, the collection of input data and the presentation of the results are dealt with. 2 figs., 14 tabs., 64 refs

  3. 10 CFR 960.5 - Preclosure guidelines.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Preclosure guidelines. 960.5 Section 960.5 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR THE PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF POTENTIAL SITES FOR A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY Preclosure Guidelines § 960.5 Preclosure guidelines. The guidelines in this subpart specify the...

  4. 10 CFR 960.3 - Implementation guidelines.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Implementation guidelines. 960.3 Section 960.3 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR THE PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF POTENTIAL SITES FOR A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY Implementation Guidelines § 960.3 Implementation guidelines. The guidelines of this subpart...

  5. 10 CFR 960.4 - Postclosure guidelines.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Postclosure guidelines. 960.4 Section 960.4 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR THE PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF POTENTIAL SITES FOR A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY Postclosure Guidelines § 960.4 Postclosure guidelines. The guidelines in this subpart specify the...

  6. Developing clinical practice guidelines: target audiences, identifying topics for guidelines, guideline group composition and functioning and conflicts of interest.

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    Eccles, Martin P; Grimshaw, Jeremy M; Shekelle, Paul; Schünemann, Holger J; Woolf, Steven

    2012-07-04

    Clinical practice guidelines are one of the foundations of efforts to improve health care. In 1999, we authored a paper about methods to develop guidelines. Since it was published, the methods of guideline development have progressed both in terms of methods and necessary procedures and the context for guideline development has changed with the emergence of guideline clearing houses and large scale guideline production organisations (such as the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence). It therefore seems timely to, in a series of three articles, update and extend our earlier paper. In this first paper we discuss: the target audience(s) for guidelines and their use of guidelines; identifying topics for guidelines; guideline group composition (including consumer involvement) and the processes by which guideline groups function and the important procedural issue of managing conflicts of interest in guideline development.

  7. Adolescent Pregnancy Guidelines.

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    Fleming, Nathalie; O'Driscoll, Teresa; Becker, Gisela; Spitzer, Rachel F

    2015-08-01

    To describe the needs and evidence-based practice specific to care of the pregnant adolescent in Canada, including special populations. Healthy pregnancies for adolescent women in Canada, with culturally sensitive and age-appropriate care to ensure the best possible outcomes for these young women and their infants and young families, and to reduce repeat pregnancy rates. Published literature was retrieved through searches of PubMed and The Cochrane Library on May 23, 2012 using appropriate controlled vocabulary (e.g., Pregnancy in Adolescence) and key words (e.g., pregnancy, teen, youth). Results were restricted to systematic reviews, randomized control trials/controlled clinical trials, and observational studies. Results were limited to English or French language materials published in or after 1990. Searches were updated on a regular basis and incorporated in the guideline to July 6, 2013. Grey (unpublished) literature was identified through searching the websites of health technology assessment and health technology-related agencies, national and international medical specialty societies, and clinical practice guideline collections. The quality of evidence in this document was rated using the criteria described in the Report of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Table 1). BENEFITS/HARMS/COSTS: These guidelines are designed to help practitioners caring for adolescent women during pregnancy in Canada and allow them to take the best care of these young women in a manner appropriate for their age, cultural backgrounds, and risk profiles. 1. Health care providers should adapt their prenatal care for adolescents and offer multidisciplinary care that is easily accessible to the adolescent early in the pregnancy, recognizing that adolescents often present to care later than their adult counterparts. A model that provides an opportunity to address all of these needs at one site may be the preferred model of care for pregnant adolescents. (II-1A) 2. Health

  8. indCAPS: A tool for designing screening primers for CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis events.

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    Hodgens, Charles; Nimchuk, Zachary L; Kieber, Joseph J

    2017-01-01

    Genetic manipulation of organisms using CRISPR/Cas9 technology generally produces small insertions/deletions (indels) that can be difficult to detect. Here, we describe a technique to easily and rapidly identify such indels. Sequence-identified mutations that alter a restriction enzyme recognition site can be readily distinguished from wild-type alleles using a cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence (CAPS) technique. If a restriction site is created or altered by the mutation such that only one allele contains the restriction site, a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) followed by a restriction digest can be used to distinguish the two alleles. However, in the case of most CRISPR-induced alleles, no such restriction sites are present in the target sequences. In this case, a derived CAPS (dCAPS) approach can be used in which mismatches are purposefully introduced in the oligonucleotide primers to create a restriction site in one, but not both, of the amplified templates. Web-based tools exist to aid dCAPS primer design, but when supplied sequences that include indels, the current tools often fail to suggest appropriate primers. Here, we report the development of a Python-based, species-agnostic web tool, called indCAPS, suitable for the design of PCR primers used in dCAPS assays that is compatible with indels. This tool should have wide utility for screening editing events following CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis as well as for identifying specific editing events in a pool of CRISPR-mediated mutagenesis events. This tool was field-tested in a CRISPR mutagenesis experiment targeting a cytokinin receptor (AHK3) in Arabidopsis thaliana. The tool suggested primers that successfully distinguished between wild-type and edited alleles of a target locus and facilitated the isolation of two novel ahk3 null alleles. Users can access indCAPS and design PCR primers to employ dCAPS to identify CRISPR/Cas9 alleles at http://indcaps.kieber.cloudapps.unc.edu/.

  9. Determinantes sociales de salud en los agricultores del resguardo indígena Zenú

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    Elsy C. Puello A.

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Analizar los determinantes sociales de salud presentes entre los indígenas agricultores del Resguardo Zenú de San Andrés de Sotavento. Metodología: Estudio descriptivo de corte, con enfoque cuantitativo, participaron 64 indígenas agricultores de las comunidades Celeste Imperio y Santa Elena del Municipio de San Andrés de Sotavento en el año 2012, se seleccionaron bajo la técnica del muestreo aleatorio simple. La recolección de la información se efectuó a través de encuestas estructuradas diligenciadas mediante entrevista. Resultados: El rango de edad de la población sujeto osciló entre 18 a 70 años, existe 41% de analfabetismo absoluto, las familias son extensas con orientación endogámica, las condiciones de vida son precarias, hay ausencia de actividad recreativa y actividad física programada, 97% percibe menos de un salario mínimo mensual legal vigente producto del trabajo comunitario, 95.3% pertenece al regimen de salud subsidiado, todos carecen de afiliación a riesgos laborales y pensión, 77% admitió que tuvo algún accidente laboral en el último año, así mismo, 70% manifestó morbilidad sentida relacionada con la actividad laboral. Conclusiones: Los determinantes de carácter social que influyen negativamente en la salud identificados fueron: sociopolítico, circunstancias materiales, factores biológicos, conductuales y laborales; los cuales se reflejan en deficiencias en su calidad de vida, morbilidad sentida, accidentalidad laboral, fragilidades en el Sistema de Protección Social, altos índices de analfabetismo absoluto, pobreza y características que indiscutiblemente reafirman la relación perversa e interdependiente entre analfabetismo, pobreza y salud. Sin embargo, la cohesión social se identificó como determinante social de influencia positiva para la salud (94%.

  10. Neuropsicologia transcultural: grupo indígena guarani Cross culture neuropsychology: guarany indian group

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    Vivian Maria Andrade

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Para investigar a influência da cultura sobre o desempenho cognitivo foram estudados processos intelectuais em indivíduos de populações etnicamente diferentes. Avaliamos 12 índios e 12 pessoas não indígenas, ambos os grupos constituídos por moradores da periferia de São Paulo, pareados de acordo com idade e nível educacional. Os seguintes testes foram utilizados: Dígitos, Blocos de Corsi, Desenho com Cubos e Nomeação de Figuras. A memória verbal imediata e tardia foi avaliada por meio de estórias relacionadas ao contexto ecológico de ambos os grupos, e a memória visual, pela apresentação e recuperação de figuras. Os resultados quantitativos não demonstraram diferenças significativas entre os grupos, porém, houve uma tendência estatística dos índios mostrarem maior domínio das tarefas visuais e motoras, e os não índios das tarefas verbais. Em conclusão, é possível que o grupo indígena use a cognição de forma mais concreta e intuitiva, em função do estilo peculiar de vida, das habilidades desenvolvidas, associado à baixa escolaridade.Intellectual processes were investigated in two different populations to study the influence of culture in cognitive performance. Twelve people of an indian population of the Guarany ethnic nation were compared to 12 people ("non-indians" paired according to age and education level, both groups residing in the periphery of the city of São Paulo. The following tests were used: Digit Span; Corsi Block-Tapping Test; Block Design and Naming Figure Test. The immediate and delayed verbal memory was assessed through a short story-task with a specific ecological context and the visual memory through animal figures retrieval. No statistical differences were observed between the two groups, but a statistic tendency was observed in the sense of the indigenous group apparently encountering more facility in visual and motors tasks and the "non-indians" in verbal tasks. The results suggest

  11. Intermedicalidade e protagonismo: a atuação dos agentes indígenas de saúde Munduruku da Terra Indígena Kwatá-Laranjal, Amazonas, Brasil

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    Daniel Scopel

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumo O artigo sintetiza resultados de pesquisa etnográfica sobre a atuação dos agentes indígenas de saúde (AIS na Terra Indígena (TI Kwatá-Laranjal, Município de Borba, Amazonas, Brasil. Visa a contribuir para a compreensão do papel dos AIS frente à expansão do modelo médico hegemônico em contexto de pluralidade médica. A análise inclui dados de observação participante e entrevistas realizadas de 2009 a 2011. Entrevistas semiestruturadas foram realizadas com objetivo de registrar narrativas sobre a rotina, experiências e dificuldades no trabalho. Concluímos que a atuação dos AIS é essencial para a atenção primária, e seu papel transcende atividades estritamente técnicas. O AIS Munduruku ocupa posição central na articulação entre saberes indígenas e biomédicos em contextos de intermedicalidade e emerge como um novo ator político em contextos interétnicos.

  12. The Emergence of Inclusive Exploratory Talk in Primary Students' Peer Interaction

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    Rajala, Antti; Hilppo, Jaakko; Lipponen, Lasse

    2012-01-01

    In this study, we examine a prominent type of classroom talk, exploratory talk, in primary school peer interactions. Exploratory talk has been shown to be productive in facilitating problem solving and fostering school achievement. However, within the growing body of research concerning exploratory talk, the relation between exploratory talk and…

  13. Los derechos culturales con especial referencia a la cosmovisión de los indígenas Bribris de Talamanca

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    Vargas Urbina, Lilliam Marbelli

    2014-01-01

    En los territorios indígenas de Costa Rica existen ocho grupos socioculturales indígenas distintos: Bribris, Cabécares, Ngäbe, Térrabas, Borucas, Huetares, Malekus y Chorotegas, que habitan en 24 territorios y hablan en 6 idiomas indígenas. La mayoría viven en las áreas rurales o periféricas a los territorios, principalmente en las provincias de Puntarenas y Limón. Directamente en el cantón de Talamanca de esta última provincia vive el 60% de la población indígena del país y su localiza...

  14. Statistical analysis on finger replacement schemes for RAKE receivers in the soft handover region with multiple BSs over i.n.d. fading channels

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    Nam, Sung Sik; Ko, Young-Chai; Alouini, Mohamed-Slim; Choi, Seyeong

    2017-01-01

    . To supplement our previous work, we present a general comprehensive framework for the performance assessment of the proposed finger replacement schemes operating over independent but non-identically distributed (i.n.d.) faded paths. To accomplish this object, we

  15. As estratégias das indústrias de farinha de trigo e de massas alimentícias do Rio Grande do Sul

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    Pascoal José Marion Filho

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available A pesquisa identifica as estratégias praticadas nas indústrias de farinha de trigo e de massas alimentícias do Rio Grande do Sul no ano de 2007. É uma pesquisa exploratória baseada nas estratégias competitivas de Porter (1980 e de Mintzberg (1988, que utiliza na análise dados de questionários respondidos pelas empresas. Os resultados da pesquisa mostram que entre as estratégias de Porter, destacam-se a de custos mais baixos, na indústria de farinha de trigo, e a diferenciação, na indústria de massas. Entre as tipologias de Mintzberg, a qualidade do produto é considerada pelos gestores como sendo o grande diferencial competitivo nas duas indústrias.

  16. Guidelines for District Heating Substations

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    2009-07-15

    The present guidelines contain a set of recommendations focusing on planning, installation, use and maintenance of district heating (DH) substations within district heating systems throughout Europe. The recommendations were developed in order to enable readers to develop well-functioning substations and an effective heat and domestic warm water delivery. These guidelines are intended to give the most effective overall solutions for various parts of the customer installation. The guidelines are not meant to specify the different components of the substation such as meters or heat exchangers. The guidelines deal with a wide variety of issues concerning both present systems of today and district heating systems of the future. Specific handling and maintenance recommendations are mainly focused on present modern systems but are also intended to cover the future situation as much as is feasible. For this reason, certain existing systems are not dealt with in these guidelines. For instance, these guidelines do not cover steam systems, systems with temperatures exceeding 110 deg C and pressure levels above 1.6 MPa. The guidelines include a chapter on the heat meter, as the meter and especially the meter installation is always installed simultaneously with the rest of the substation. These guidelines aim to provide best-practice and easy-to-handle recommendations for: - those who are responsible for relations between district heating utilities and customers; - those who own or maintain a building connected to the district heating network; - those who manufacture, plan, purchase, test and install substations. These guidelines do not deal with investment or cost aspects, but in general, Euroheat and Power recommends looking at the lifetime cost of all components of the substation, instead of investment costs alone. An example of this is provided in Chapter 7.8. The Guidelines were developed based on the most optimal operating principles of substations and meters

  17. Singapore Paediatric Resuscitation Guidelines 2016.

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    Ong, Gene Yong Kwang; Chan, Irene Lai Yeen; Ng, Agnes Suah Bwee; Chew, Su Yah; Mok, Yee Hui; Chan, Yoke Hwee; Ong, Jacqueline Soo May; Ganapathy, Sashikumar; Ng, Kee Chong

    2017-07-01

    We present the revised 2016 Singapore paediatric resuscitation guidelines. The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation's Pediatric Taskforce Consensus Statements on Science and Treatment Recommendations, as well as the updated resuscitation guidelines from the American Heart Association and European Resuscitation Council released in October 2015, were debated and discussed by the workgroup. The final recommendations for the Singapore Paediatric Resuscitation Guidelines 2016 were derived after carefully reviewing the current available evidence in the literature and balancing it with local clinical practice. Copyright: © Singapore Medical Association.

  18. Implementation guidelines for seismic PSA

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    Coman, Ovidiu; Samaddar, Sujit; Hibino, Kenta; )

    2014-01-01

    The presentation was devoted to development of guidelines for implementation of a seismic PSA. If successful, these guidelines can close an important gap. ASME/ANS PRA standards and the related IAEA Safety Guide (IAEA NS-G-2.13) describe capability requirements for seismic PSA in order to support risk-informed applications. However, practical guidance on how to meet these requirements is limited. Such guidelines could significantly contribute to improving risk-informed safety demonstration, safety management and decision making. Extensions of this effort to further PSA areas, particularly to PSA for other external hazards, can enhance risk-informed applications

  19. Guidelines for Reporting Medical Research

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    Johansen, Mathilde; Thomsen, Simon Francis

    2016-01-01

    As a response to a low quality of reporting of medical research, guidelines for several different types of study design have been developed to secure accurate reporting and transparency for reviewers and readers from the scientific community. Herein, we review and discuss the six most widely...... accepted and used guidelines: PRISMA, CONSORT, STROBE, MOOSE, STARD, and SPIRIT. It is concluded that the implementation of these guidelines has led to only a moderate improvement in the quality of the reporting of medical research. There is still much work to be done to achieve accurate and transparent...... reporting of medical research findings....

  20. Misiones-patrones e indígenas-siringueros: el caucho entre los chacobos del Beni (siglo xx

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    Lorena I. Córdoba

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available El artículo describe la continuidad paradójica entre la crítica de los misioneros católicos a la captación de mano de obra indígena durante el llamado «boom cauchero» en la Amazonía boliviana, a fi nes del siglo XIX y comienzos del XX, y la relación más compleja que establecieron posteriormente los misioneros protestantes del Instituto Lingüístico de Verano con los chacobos (pano, desde 1955 hasta 1980, incentivando activamente a los indígenas a trabajar en la industria cauchera e integrarse en la economía regional.

  1. Educación Superior y Pueblos Indígenas en América Latina

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    Álvaro Guaymás

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    Full Text Available El dossier que aquí presentamos resulta de un trabajo colaborativo iniciado a principios de este año en el marco de la Red Interuniversitaria Educación Superior y Pueblos Indígenas y Afrodescendientes de América Latina (RED ESIAL. Esta red, cuya creación ha sido impulsada y gestionada desde el Programa Educación Superior y Pueblos Indígenas y Afrodescendientes en América Latina (Programa ESIAL del Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios Avanzados de la Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, cuenta con la participación de cuarenta universidades de América Latina, habiendo sido la Universidad Nacional de Salta una de las primeras en adherir a la misma, por iniciativa del Centro de Investigaciones Sociales y Educativas del Norte argentino (Cisen.

  2. Metric Guidelines Inservice and/or Preservice

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    Granito, Dolores

    1978-01-01

    Guidelines are given for designing teacher training for going metric. The guidelines were developed from existing guidelines, journal articles, a survey of colleges, and the detailed reactions of a panel. (MN)

  3. Biosíntesis de los alcaloides indólicos: Una revisión crítica

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    Loyola-Vargas, Víctor M.; Sánchez-Iturbe, Patricia; Canto-Canché, Blondy; Gutiérrez-Pacheco, Luis C.; Galaz-Ávalos, Rosa M.; Moreno-Valenzuela, Oscar

    2004-01-01

    Los alcaloides son uno de los grupos de metabolitos secundarios más diversos encontrados en los organismos vivos. Este grupo incluye alrededor de 12,000 productos, entre los cuales se encuentran los alcaloides indólicos, alcaloides derivados del triptofano que conforman alrededor de la cuarta parte de todos ellos. Los alcaloides se han reportado en varias familias vegetales, pero principalmente en las Apocinacea, Loganiaceae y Rubiaceae, todas del orden Gentianales. Entre los alcaloides más i...

  4. Salud, salud mental, música y musicoterapia en una comunidad indígena colombiana. Cota, 2012-2014

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    Leonardo Alfonso Morales-Hernández

    2017-07-01

    Conclusiones. La reetnización es una decisión política con implicaciones culturales, organizativas y de salud. Las comunidades reetnizadas no pueden ser equiparadas con la sociedad dominante ni con otros grupos indígenas en cuanto a decisiones en salud. La salud pública requiere un diálogo intercultural que permita el trabajo adecuado con estas comunidades.

  5. Réduction des pertes de fruits en Inde et au Sri Lanka grâce à la ...

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    L'Inde et le Sri Lanka sont d'importants producteurs de légumes et de fruits tropicaux, mais ils enregistrent chaque année des pertes après récolte atteignant de 35 % à 40 % qui sont évaluées à environ 800 millions de dollars. Ces pertes se répercutent sur les moyens de subsistance de près du tiers de la population, ...

  6. Misiones y lingüística indígena a finales del siglo xix en Colombia

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    Triana y Antorveza, Humberto; Internacionalista y Antropólogo, investigador de Fundación Comunidades Colombianas, FUNCOL.

    2004-01-01

    Este trabajo trata sobre la labor realizada por misioneros y comuni­dades religiosas en el Siglo XIX en el aprendizaje y estudio de las lenguas aborígenes. Enfatiza cómo a fines de éste siglo, el conoci­miento de las lenguas indígenas fue objetivo prioritario de las misiones católicas.

  7. Méga-événements en Inde, au Brésil et en Afrique du Sud: Des ...

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    13 déc. 2016 ... Dans cet article de 2015, Brij Maharaj de l'Université de Kwazulu-Natal présente une perspective manquante, en examinant trois méga-événements récents dans le Sud Global: les Jeux du Commonwealth 2010 à Delhi, en Inde; La Coupe du Monde de la FIFA 2010 en Afrique du Sud; Et la Coupe du ...

  8. Negros e indígenas ocupam o templo branco: ações afirmativas na UFRGS

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    Arabela Campos Oliven

    Full Text Available Resumo: Na maioria dos países do mundo ocidental, universidades que formam a elite costumam ser redutos da branquidade refratários a grupos socialmente excluídos. No Brasil, com mais da metade da população formada por pretos e pardos, as universidades públicas sempre foram um território quase exclusivamente branco. O Rio Grande do Sul, estado brasileiro com a segunda maior percentagem de população branca do país, reflete esse quadro. Ele enaltece o legado dos grupos imigrantes de origem europeia em contraste com a pequena visibilidade atribuída à contribuição da população negra e indígena. No período 2008 a 2012, a Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, a mais importante do estado, implementou uma política de ação afirmativa que aumentou as oportunidades de alunos pretos, pardos e indígenas entrarem em seus cursos de graduação. O artigo discute essa política - sua aprovação, características, implantação, avaliação e reformulação, assim como seus resultados. Analisa a experiência de um grupo de universitários negros e indígenas, que foram dos primeiros a ingressar na UFRGS através da reserva de vagas. Ao final, aponta os significados das políticas de inclusão de negros e indígenas nas universidades públicas brasileiras e os desafios que elas representam para essas instituições.

  9. Skill Transfer and Virtual Training for IND Response Decision-Making: Game Design for Disaster Response Training

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    another important class of modern games that can be leveraged for serious game purposes. That genre of game can be more appropriate than a strategy...with films and books, such as emotional engagement, cultural relevance, and societal impact [21]. 9 2.3 LIGHTWEIGHT GAMES Another core concept...explosives EM emergency manager IND improvised nuclear device Narrative Game A genre of game focused on immersive story telling Playtester A

  10. Pauvreté, inégalités et violence en milieu urbain en Inde : vers un ...

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    Le présent projet permettra de déterminer de quelle manière la planification et la gouvernance urbaines inclusives peuvent contribuer à réduire les tensions, les conflits, les inégalités et la violence dans cinq villes de l'Inde (Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Patna, Guwahati et Bidar). Il s'intéressera aux moyens que prennent les ...

  11. CADDIS Volume 4. Data Analysis: Exploratory Data Analysis

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    Intro to exploratory data analysis. Overview of variable distributions, scatter plots, correlation analysis, GIS datasets. Use of conditional probability to examine stressor levels and impairment. Exploring correlations among multiple stressors.

  12. Research Paper An exploratory study of psychological and ...

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    Research Paper An exploratory study of psychological and developmental issues facing HIV and AIDS affected adolescents living in a residential care facility. Myrthe Van Vilsteren, Sadiyya Haffejee, Rabia Patel, Brett Bowman ...

  13. Dragon exploratory system on Hepatitis C Virus (DESHCV)

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    Kwofie, Samuel K.; Radovanovic, Aleksandar; Sundararajan, Vijayaraghava Seshadri; Maqungo, Monique; Christoffels, Alan G.; Bajic, Vladimir B.

    2011-01-01

    text-mining is a useful approach for analyzing the increasing corpus of published scientific literature on HCV. We report here the first comprehensive HCV customized biomedical text-mining based online web resource, dragon exploratory system

  14. Informal sector shops and AIDS prevention An exploratory social ...

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    Informal sector shops and AIDS prevention An exploratory social marketing ... The existence of a variety of media and interpersonal information sources on the ... shops should be further investigated as avenues for AIDS prevention efforts.

  15. Mira – Artes Visuais Contemporâneas dos Povos Indígenas: Introdução

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    Full Text Available O projeto Mira! Artes Visuais Contemporâneas dos Povos Indígenas nasceu com o intuito de trazer as muitas visões de mundo dos povos originários da imensa região pan-amazônica. O projeto Mira! com a exposição de 125 obras de artistas indígenas (pinturas, esculturas, arte digital quer mostrar ao público que, ao lado de estéticas ligadas ao mundo ocidental, há aquelas que se depuram em outros ambientes. Cinquenta e quatro artistas indígenas de Brasil, Bolívia, Colômbia, Equador e Peru estão participando da exposição Mira! Alguns artistas foram convidados a expor seus pensamentos e a debater sobre suas visões no seminário ocorrido em Belo Horizonte, em junho de 2013, quando a Mira! foi inaugurada.

  16. Análise das Mudanças no Número de Ocupados na Indústria Agroalimentar Brasileira

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    Pablo Murta Baião Albino

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: A partir da constatação da importância da indústria agroalimentar (IAA brasileira como geradora de emprego, o presente trabalho analisou a variação no número de pessoas ocupadas nesta indústria no período de 1996 a 2012. Mediante a análise shift share (SSA foram verificados quais efeitos são os responsáveis pelas mudanças no número de ocupados. Os efeitos utilizados no trabalho provêm das versões mais modernas e completas da SSA, de modo que foram analisados os efeitos nacional, estrutural, competitivo de mercado e competitivo de especialização, bem como a decomposição homotética e residual de cada um desses. O trabalho levou em consideração as regiões Sul e Sudeste, com exceção do Espírito Santo. Ao mesmo tempo, a base de dados também foi segmentada de acordo com os setores de atividades que formam a IAA. Os resultados encontrados indicam que o número de ocupados da IAA variou devido ao efeito nacional, ou seja, seguiu a corrente da indústria nacional, sem apresentar qualquer diferencial na sua estrutura ou na sua estratégia competitiva que pudesse ser identificada nesta análise.

  17. A dimensão do embeddedness na indústria do vinho: um estudo comparado entre Brasil e Chile

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    Marlon Vinícius Brisola

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available O conceito de embeddedness toma ênfase nos discursos das ciências sociais, no âmbito da sociologia econômica, na última década. Neste contexto, as discussões sobre o comportamento dos agentes participantes de uma relação de troca tomam maior importância e revelam a necessidade de uma maior compreensão das instituições que compõem uma estrutura de mercado. Com base nesta prerrogativa, o artigo discute o imbricamento entre a sociologia e a economia nas relações de troca na indústria do vinho, numa dimensão comparada entre Brasil e Chile. Desta forma, são descritos aspectos que revelam as particularidades dessa indústria, tal como o efeito terroir e as influências da marca, aroma e sabor no contexto mercadológico dos vinhos. Como resultado da análise comparativa, verifica-se elementos institucionais no campo das políticas públicas que descrevem uma maior participação do Estado chileno, em detrimento do brasileiro, no estímulo ao desenvolvimento dessa indústria.

  18. Pesquisa na área Sateré-Mawé: a descoberta de talentos indígenas

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    Maria Alice Becker

    Full Text Available Este artigo trata da sensibilização de professores indígenas Sateré-Mawé para identificar talentos ou altas habilidades e das oficinas de arte, ocorridas durante o desenvolvimento do projeto integrado de Educação, Sustentabilidade e Hábitos Nutricionais por uma equipe interdisciplinar da Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM. Na sensibilização, explanou-se sobre leis da Educação Especial e utilizou-se um questionário com perguntas a respeito de liderança, criatividade, capacidade de planejamento, expressão gráfica e verbal como exemplos. Embora os professores indígenas não tenham utilizado o instrumento durante o desenrolar do projeto integrado, apresentaram sugestões para ações futuras. As oficinas artísticas fizeram parte das atividades do projeto, que envolveu ações de formação, pesquisa e produção de material pedagógico para as escolas indígenas, sendo utilizada a metodologia de pesquisa-ação (Thiollent, 2003. O resultado das oficinas de arte mostrou que alguns professores apresentavam talento para representar graficamente aspectos da sua cultura e vida de contato íntimo com a natureza.

  19. Justicia electoral y enfoque de género en los sistemas normativos indígenas

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    Claudia Pastor Badilla

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available : Expone los mecanismos para lograr que a través de la justicia electoral, se garantice el acceso de las mujeres indígenas al ejercicio de los derechos político-electorales en condiciones de igualdad con los hombres. En la primera parte señala algunas de las discusiones que se llevaron a cabo en el ámbito doctrinario, y que tienen que ver con nuevos enfoques académicos sobre sociedades en las que conviven grupos culturales diversos. Lo anterior, con el objetivo de demostrar, en un segundo momento, las razones por las que es necesario que esos nuevos enfoques sean asumidos por todos los interesados en que el derecho indígena y los derechos humanos sean compatibles y se ejerzan a un mismo tiempo. Por último, señala las razones por las que ese cambio de perspectiva redundará en beneficio de las mujeres indígenas y de la comunidad de la que forman parte.

  20. Learning morphological phenomena of Modern Greek an exploratory approach

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    Kotsanis, Y.; Dimitrios, A. Kokkinos; Manousopoulou, A.G.; Papakonstantinou, G.

    1996-01-01

    Educational technology is influenced by and closely related to the fields of generative epistemology, Artificial Intelligence, and the learning sciences. Relevant research literature refers to the term constructionism (Papert, 1993) and exploratory learning (diSessa et al, 1995). Constructionism and exploratory learning are a synthesis of the constructivist theory of Piaget and the opportunities offered by technology to education on thinking concretely, on learning while constructing intellig...

  1. The Search Performance Evaluation and Prediction in Exploratory Search

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    LIU, FEI

    2016-01-01

    The exploratory search for complex search tasks requires an effective search behavior model to evaluate and predict user search performance. Few studies have investigated the relationship between user search behavior and search performance in exploratory search. This research adopts a mixed approach combining search system development, user search experiment, search query log analysis, and multivariate regression analysis to resolve the knowledge gap. Through this study, it is shown that expl...

  2. Culture's influence on consumers : exploratory behavior and risk taking

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    Soares, Ana Maria; Farhangmehr, Minoo; Shoham, Aviv

    2003-01-01

    This theoretical paper addresses the influence of culture on risk taking and exploratory behavior. The cultural dimensions of long-term orientation, power distance, uncertainty avoidance, collectivism, and masculinity (Hofstede, 1984, 2001) are hypothesized to influence risk-taking behavior in general, and, through it, exploratory consumption behavior, risk taking, and risk attitudes and perception towards specific products. We also propose an empirical study to test the emergent model. Fu...

  3. The local embeddedness of lifestyle entrepreneur: an exploratory study

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    Saleilles , Séverine; Gomez-Velasco , Marie

    2007-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to conduct an exploratory study, based on four exploratory cases, of lifestyle entrepreneurship. Our inquiry is focused on the topic of local embeddedness: Does the location chosen for self satisfaction comply with the local embeddedness theory or does it have a specific relationship with the territory concept? It appears that the cases are integrated in a context that is not manifested in territorial but functional terms. This mixed embeddedness can be explained by a...

  4. Indústria cultural: o empobrecimento narcísico da subjetividade

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    Verlaine Freitas

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do texto é fazer uma análise da dimensão crítica do conceito de indústria cultural proposto por Adorno e Horkheimer a partir da noção psicanalítica de narcisismo, tal como Adorno a interpretou. A cultura de massa será vista como propiciando o prazer substancialmente ilusório de satisfazer a ânsia de engrandecimento do ego, no mesmo instante em que mantém o indivíduo atado às tendências inerciais de unificação social.The goal of the text is to analyze the critical dimension of the cultural industry concept as proposed by Adorno and Horkheimer, starting from the psychoanalytical notion of narcissism such as Adorno has interpreted it. The mass culture is to be seen as offering the radically illusory pleasure of satisfying the anxiety of magnification of the ego, exactly in the moment when it keeps the individual within the inertial tendencies of the social unity.

  5. Estudantes indígenas no contexto universitário da Universidade Federal da Bahia

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    Ana Cláudia Gomes de Souza

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available Na pesquisa que desenvolvo no âmbito do doutorado em antropologia da Universidade Federal da Bahia, tenho acompanhado os percursos acadêmicos de estudantes indígenas que ingressaram, desde 2005, no programa de ações afirmativas dessa Universidade. Trata-se de jovens na faixa etária entre 18 - 29 anos, de diversas etnias do estado da Bahia, que ingressaram nas áreas de direito, letras, artes, ciências sociais, engenharias, economia, enfermagem, medicina, comunicação e bacharelado interdisciplinar. Em todos os casos o estudante foi o primeiro membro da família a ingressar na universidade. O objetivo da pesquisa é perceber como essa experiência tem sido por eles significada e, simultaneamente, identificar as estratégias pessoais e comunitárias utilizadas para a adaptação no espaço universitário; as demandas de formação, por parte desses jovens e das suas comunidades de pertencimento; e as suas expectativas após a conclusão dos cursos. De modo geral, esses jovens estudantes destacam as dificuldades interpostas ao acesso e à permanência na universidade, assim como certas insuficiências das políticas institucionais de ações afirmativas voltadas para o ensino superior no Brasil.

  6. Entre Fios e Desafios: Indústria da Moda, Linguagem e Trabalho Escravo na Sociedade Imperialista

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    Sheila Daniela Medeiros dos Santos

    2017-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho objetiva analisar a significação do conceito de slow fashion, presente nos interstícios da linguagem da moda e disseminado nas mídias sociais, no intuito de desvendar os pressupostos ideológicos contidos no uso deste termo como forma de combater o trabalho escravo na sociedade Imperialista. Para concretizar este estudo realizou-se uma pesquisa ancorada no referencial teórico de Vigotski (2007, 2009 e de Ortiz (2009, 2011. As análises dos dados revelam que não basta refletir sobre a descartabilidade da moda e aderir ao slow fashion como principal linha de ação para lutar contra o trabalho escravo nas cadeias produtivas da indústria da moda. A questão que prioritariamente se coloca é como perscrutar e enfrentar as imposições de um sistema econômico que se reestrutura de modo contínuo, no intuito de reinar soberano, reengendrando novas formas de organização de trabalho extremamente injustas, desiguais e desumanas.

  7. Microorganismos e seus metabólitos utilizados na indústria de alimentos

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    Flávia De Floriani Pozza Rebello

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Um grande desafio para a indústria de alimentos atualmente, é atender aos anseios do consumidor, no sentido de oferecer alimentos processados, livre de aditivos químicos e submetidos a tratamentos térmicos cada vez mais brandos, a fim de que estes sejam o mais natural possível, garantindo a segurança microbiológica destes produtos. Alguns patógenos alimentares, como a Listeria monocytogenes e Escherichia coli O157:H7, bactérias extremamente nocivas à saúde, podendo levar à abortos e até mesmo ao óbito, emergiram à medida que houve um maior consumo de produtos refrigerados. Assim, há um crescente interesse pelos chamados bioconservantes alimentares. As bacteriocinas são peptídios com atividade antimicrobiana, ribossomicamente sintetizados e secretados por bactérias produzidas por diferentes cepas, principalmente as do gênero Bacillus. Essas bacteriocinas têm a capacidade de destruir ou inibir o crescimento de outras bactérias taxonomicamente relacionadas com a cepa produtora. Uma vez que as bactérias lácticas estão presentes naturalmente em produtos fermentados, suas bacteriocinas são aceitas pela legislação e pelos consumidores como aditivos alimentares. Esse trabalho de revisão tem como objetivo destacar o uso de bacteriocinas como bioconservantes em alimentos.

  8. Review of Cornaline de l'Inde/Carnelian in India CD-Rom.

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    Peter Grave

    2002-10-01

    Full Text Available The CD-Rom format has been around for some time now with CD-Rom readers a standard fitting on even the most basic PC. The strength of this technology is that it enables large amounts of data to be stored (650-700 MB on a reliable, portable and economical medium. The character of data stored is virtually only dependant on developments in the hardware and software used to generate and manage datasets, whether numeric arrays, databases, digital imagery or multimedia. These features have made it a popular mode for a diverse range of interactive educational, reference and entertainment software. As a medium that can hold thousand of 'pages' of text, spreadsheets, colour images, animations and digital movies, CD-Rom technology also offers obvious benefits for the delivery of the diversity of data produced by archaeological research. It is surprising then that projects such as the bilingual Cornaline de l'Inde/Carnelian in India are few and far between.

  9. Mujeres indígenas, migración y ambiente

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    Elizabeth Maier

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo examina la relación entre la mujer y el medio ambiente a partir de la perspectiva de género. Se basa en un estudio de caso que ejemplifica dicha interacción ambiental entre mujeres rurales pobres, jornaleras agrícolas indígenas, inmigrantes permanentes de Oaxaca a Baja California. Se analizan sus condiciones de vida y trabajo en el degradado ecosistema semidesértico de explotación agroindustrial del Valle de Maneadero, Baja California, a partir de una metodología teórica que identifica campos en que las mujeres se constituyen como sujetos ambientales, como los siguientes: a lo demográfico/poblacional; b el empleo de los recursos naturales; c el manejo de los desechos domésticos, y d el contacto con sustancias tóxicas (en este caso, agroindustriales. El laboratorio de observación y análisis se sitúa en una comunidad semirural de una de las zonas agroindustrializadas más dinámicas del estado de Baja California, en la franja fronteriza del extremo noroeste de la República, que desde hace más de 100 años marca la asimétrica división internacional entre la California estadunidense y la (Baja California mexicana

  10. Migración retornada y juventud indígena (Zacualpa, Guatemala

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    Ricardo Falla, S.J

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo resumo una investigación que acaba de ser publicada en forma de libro sobre la juventud indígena y la migración retornada en Zacualpa, Guatemala.1 De entrada advierto que los resultados de esta investigación reflejan la situación de principios de 2007. Ya se estaba enrareciendo entonces el ambiente con deportaciones masivas en los Estados Unidos, como fue la de las fábricas Swift el 12 de diciembre de 2006. Pero el repunte del número de deportaciones de2007 no se había sentido tan fuertemente. Tampoco la depresión económica en los Estados Unidos se había dejado sentir, como a fines de 2007 y principios de 2008.Por un lado, el cambio de coyuntura hace que los resultados de esta investigación no correspondan exactamente al momento actual. No es un artículo periodístico. Pero, por otro lado, ese cambio hace que el enfoque de la migración retornada se haga cada vez más importante, puesto que las dificultades para la población migrante en Estados Unidos, tanto de tipo laboral (desempleo como político(amenazas de deportación, incidirán en que más compatriotas centroamericanosdecidan regresar a sus tierras de origen.

  11. Métrica de la literatura sobre los indígenas de México

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    Cristina Restrepo-Arango

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1518-2924.2016v21n46p104 Se analizan las características demográficas, crecimiento y productividad de la literatura publicada sobre los pueblos indígenas de México e indizada en Web of Science y Scopus. Se encontraron 2,457 trabajos publicados, sobre todo en revistas académicas (94% y reseñas de libros (25.5% en idioma inglés (89%. 732 títulos de revistas que publicaron un total de 1,642 artículos y se identificaron 9 títulos de revistas en la zona núcleo, entre las cuales están Ancient Mesoamerica, Latin American Antiquity, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Journal of Archaeological Science, Economic Botany y Science, entre otras. Se encontraron 2,905 autores (80.6% que publicaron un único artículo, mientras que 392 autores (11% publicaron dos artículos. La literatura sobre este asunto crece exponencialmente con una tasa anual de 4.4% y con una tasa de duplicación cada 16 años. Las palabras clave más frecuentemente utilizadas para especificar este tipo de literatura son “Indians of North American”, “Human”, “México”, “Adult” y “American Indian”. Se encontraron 11 grupos de autores o colegios invisibles.

  12. Parentesco y familia en algunas comunidades indígenas colombianas: persistencia y cambio

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    Mela Pérez Marco Antonio

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    El propósito es realizar un trabajo descriptivo basado principalmente en fuentes secundarias sobre las transformaciones ocurridas en la organización social y en las formas familiares entre algunas comunidades indígenas colombianas, ilustrándolo a través de varios grupos. El interés del trabajo reside en el hecho de que en un país, declarado por la constitución como pluriétnico y  multicultural, estas formas particulares deben ser tenidas en cuenta en las políticas estatales y en el diseño de programas de atención, que muy probablemente lleven a establecer una particularidad en cuanto al tipo de soluciones para estos núcleos de población. Una aproximación explicativa tiene que ver con las relaciones inter-étnicas, que se han dado en el proceso histórico a un nivel general y de las más recientes derivados del desarrollo de un sistema capitalista dependiente, y su impacto sobre la población indigena en en particular sobre las relacionesde parentesco y las formas familiares.

  13. Guidelines for a radiology department

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    1981-05-01

    This manual presents guidelines for hospitals on a radiology quality assurance and dose measurement audit program and a system of planned actions that monitor and record the performance and effectiveness of the radiological service

  14. ASSET guidelines. Revised 1991 Edition

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    1991-12-01

    The present publication is an updated version of the IAEA Assessment of Safety Significant Events Team (ASSET) Guidelines, IAEA-TECDOC-573, published in 1990. Sections 5 and 6 include revised definitions and investigation guidelines for identification of both direct and root causes. These revisions were recommended by a Consultants Meeting held in Vienna on 3-7 December 1990. This guidance is not intended to infringe an expert's prerogative to investigate additional items. Its main purpose is to provide a basic structure and ensure consistency in the assessments. Use of the ASSET guidelines should also facilitate comparison between the observations made in different nuclear power plants and harmonize the reporting of generic ASSET results. The guidelines should always be used with a critical attitude and a view to possible improvements

  15. Measure Guideline: Basement Insulation Basics

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    Aldrich, R.; Mantha, P.; Puttagunta, S.

    2012-10-01

    This guideline is intended to describe good practices for insulating basements in new and existing homes, and is intended to be a practical resources for building contractors, designers, and also to homeowners.

  16. Guidelines for direct radionuclide cystography

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    Fettich, J.; Colarinha, P.; Fischer, S.; Hahn, K.; Porn, U.; Froekier, J.; Gordon, I.; Kabasakal, L.; Mann, M.; Mitjavila, M.; Olivier, P.; Piepsz, A.; Roca, I.; Sixt, R.; Velzen, J. van

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    These ''Empfehlungen'' are the german translation of the Guidelines on MIBG-Scintigraphy in Children, which were published by the Paediatric Committee of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine. (orig.) [de

  17. Lupus nephritis management guidelines compared.

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    Wilhelmus, Suzanne; Bajema, Ingeborg M; Bertsias, George K; Boumpas, Dimitrios T; Gordon, Caroline; Lightstone, Liz; Tesar, Vladimir; Jayne, David R

    2016-06-01

    In the past years, many (randomized) trials have been performed comparing the treatment strategies for lupus nephritis. In 2012, these data were incorporated in six different guidelines for treating lupus nephritis. These guidelines are European, American and internationally based, with one separate guideline for children. They offer information on different aspects of the management of lupus nephritis including induction and maintenance treatment of the different histological classes, adjunctive treatment, monitoring of the patient, definitions of response and relapse, indications for (repeat) renal biopsy, and additional challenges such as the presence of vascular complications, the pregnant SLE patient, treatment in children and adolescents and considerations about end-stage renal disease and transplantation. In this review, we summarize the guidelines, determine the common ground between them, highlight the differences and discuss recent literature. © The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of ERA-EDTA. All rights reserved.

  18. Total quality management implementation guidelines

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    These Guidelines were designed by the Energy Quality Council to help managers and supervisors in the Department of Energy Complex bring Total Quality Management to their organizations. Because the Department is composed of a rich mixture of diverse organizations, each with its own distinctive culture and quality history, these Guidelines are intended to be adapted by users to meet the particular needs of their organizations. For example, for organizations that are well along on their quality journeys and may already have achieved quality results, these Guidelines will provide a consistent methodology and terminology reference to foster their alignment with the overall Energy quality initiative. For organizations that are just beginning their quality journeys, these Guidelines will serve as a startup manual on quality principles applied in the Energy context.

  19. [Preoperative fasting guidelines: an update].

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    López Muñoz, A C; Busto Aguirreurreta, N; Tomás Braulio, J

    2015-03-01

    Anesthesiology societies have issued various guidelines on preoperative fasting since 1990, not only to decrease the incidence of lung aspiration and anesthetic morbidity, but also to increase patient comfort prior to anesthesia. Some of these societies have been updating their guidelines, as such that, since 2010, we now have 2 evidence-based preoperative fasting guidelines available. In this article, an attempt is made to review these updated guidelines, as well as the current instructions for more controversial patients such as infants, the obese, and a particular type of ophthalmic surgery. Copyright © 2014 Sociedad Española de Anestesiología, Reanimación y Terapéutica del Dolor. Publicado por Elsevier España, S.L.U. All rights reserved.

  20. Aspectos estratégicos e relacionais das alianças do tipo joint-venture: o caso de dois fabricantes da indústria automobilística [doi: 10.5329/RECADM.2014012

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    Full Text Available Este artigo tem como objetivo analisar a formação de joint-ventures de dois fabricantes da indústria automobilística, compreendendo aspectos estratégicos e relacionais destas alianças. A pesquisa caracterizou-se por ser um estudo de casos múltiplos, qualitativo e exploratório, onde foi possível realizar uma melhor compreensão das duas subsidiárias nacionais e suas respectivas joint-ventures localizadas nos Estados Unidos (EUA, Alemanha, México e Egito. A coleta dos dados foi feita por meio da observação participante e roteiro de entrevista semi-estruturado. Os dados foram analisados por meio da análise de conteúdo. Dentre os resultados, foi identificado como primordial para o sucesso da implementação deste tipo de aliança, a realização de um detalhado estudo de viabilidade que deve anteceder a formação da joint-venture, seguido de um alinhamento entre os interesses das sócias. As adaptações aos aspectos culturais aparecem como um ponto forte para a sobrevivência das joint-ventures. As informações obtidas neste estudo convergem com a teoria estudada e conduzem a novas oportunidades de pesquisas relacionadas ao tema.   Palavras-chave: Aliança estratégica. Joint-venture. Indústriaautomobilística.     STRATEGIC AND RELATIONAL ASPECTS OF JOINT-VENTURE ALLIANCES: THE CASE OF TWO MANUFACTURERS OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY   ABSTRACT This article aims to analyze the formation of joint ventures formed by two manufacturers from automobile industry, understanding strategic and relational aspects of these alliances. This research is characterized by a qualitative and exploratory multiple case study, where it was possible to conduct a comparison of two subsidiary and their joint ventures located in the United States (USA, Germany, Mexico, and Egypt. The data collection was done through participant observation and semi-structured interviews. The data were analyzed using content analysis technique. Among results, it was

  1. Fibromyalgia family and relationship impact exploratory survey.

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    Marcus, Dawn A; Richards, Karen Lee; Chambers, Janet F; Bhowmick, Amrita

    2013-09-01

    Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with impairments in activities of daily living and work disability. Limited data have investigated the impact of fibromyalgia on relationships with family and friends. This exploratory study was designed to survey a large community sample of adults with fibromyalgia about the impact on the spouse/partner, children and close friends. A 40-question, multiple-choice survey was made available online for a two-month period, with potential participants recruited through fibromyalgia and migraine community websites. Items included questions about demographics, fibromyalgia symptoms, comorbid mood disturbance and relationship impact, including the Relationship Assessment Scale. The survey was completed by 6,126 adults who had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Using updated diagnostic criteria from the American College of Rheumatology, 91% satisfied the criteria for fibromyalgia (Fibromyalgia Severity score ≥13 and pain ≥3 months). Half of participants endorsed that fibromyalgia had mildly to moderately damaged relationship(s) with their spouse(s)/partner(s) or contributed to a break-up with a spouse or partner. Half of participants scored as not being satisfied with their current spouse/partner relationship, with satisfaction negatively affected by the presence of mood disturbance symptoms and higher fibromyalgia severity. Relationships with children and close friends were also negatively impacted for a substantial minority of participants. In addition to physical impairments that are well documented among individuals with fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia can result in a substantial negative impact on important relationships with family and close friends. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  2. Exploratory structural equation modeling of personality data.

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    Booth, Tom; Hughes, David J

    2014-06-01

    The current article compares the use of exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) as an alternative to confirmatory factor analytic (CFA) models in personality research. We compare model fit, factor distinctiveness, and criterion associations of factors derived from ESEM and CFA models. In Sample 1 (n = 336) participants completed the NEO-FFI, the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Short Form, and the Creative Domains Questionnaire. In Sample 2 (n = 425) participants completed the Big Five Inventory and the depression and anxiety scales of the General Health Questionnaire. ESEM models provided better fit than CFA models, but ESEM solutions did not uniformly meet cutoff criteria for model fit. Factor scores derived from ESEM and CFA models correlated highly (.91 to .99), suggesting the additional factor loadings within the ESEM model add little in defining latent factor content. Lastly, criterion associations of each personality factor in CFA and ESEM models were near identical in both inventories. We provide an example of how ESEM and CFA might be used together in improving personality assessment. © The Author(s) 2014.

  3. Factors affecting construction performance: exploratory factor analysis

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    Soewin, E.; Chinda, T.

    2018-04-01

    The present work attempts to develop a multidimensional performance evaluation framework for a construction company by considering all relevant measures of performance. Based on the previous studies, this study hypothesizes nine key factors, with a total of 57 associated items. The hypothesized factors, with their associated items, are then used to develop questionnaire survey to gather data. The exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was applied to the collected data which gave rise 10 factors with 57 items affecting construction performance. The findings further reveal that the items constituting ten key performance factors (KPIs) namely; 1) Time, 2) Cost, 3) Quality, 4) Safety & Health, 5) Internal Stakeholder, 6) External Stakeholder, 7) Client Satisfaction, 8) Financial Performance, 9) Environment, and 10) Information, Technology & Innovation. The analysis helps to develop multi-dimensional performance evaluation framework for an effective measurement of the construction performance. The 10 key performance factors can be broadly categorized into economic aspect, social aspect, environmental aspect, and technology aspects. It is important to understand a multi-dimension performance evaluation framework by including all key factors affecting the construction performance of a company, so that the management level can effectively plan to implement an effective performance development plan to match with the mission and vision of the company.

  4. Exploratory investigations of hypervelocity intact capture spectroscopy

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    Tsou, P.; Griffiths, D. J.

    1993-01-01

    The ability to capture hypervelocity projectiles intact opens a new technique available for hypervelocity research. A determination of the reactions taking place between the projectile and the capture medium during the process of intact capture is extremely important to an understanding of the intact capture phenomenon, to improving the capture technique, and to developing a theory describing the phenomenon. The intact capture of hypervelocity projectiles by underdense media generates spectra, characteristic of the material species of projectile and capture medium involved. Initial exploratory results into real-time characterization of hypervelocity intact capture techniques by spectroscopy include ultra-violet and visible spectra obtained by use of reflecting gratings, transmitting gratings, and prisms, and recorded by photographic and electronic means. Spectrometry proved to be a valuable real-time diagnostic tool for hypervelocity intact capture events, offering understanding of the interactions of the projectile and the capture medium during the initial period and providing information not obtainable by other characterizations. Preliminary results and analyses of spectra produced by the intact capture of hypervelocity aluminum spheres in polyethylene (PE), polystyrene (PS), and polyurethane (PU) foams are presented. Included are tentative emission species identifications, as well as gray body temperatures produced in the intact capture process.

  5. Newberry exploratory slimhole: Drilling and testing

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    Finger, J.T.; Jacobson, R.D.; Hickox, C.E.

    1997-11-01

    During July--November, 1995, Sandia National Laboratories, in cooperation with CE Exploration, drilled a 5,360 feet exploratory slimhole (3.895 inch diameter) in the Newberry Known Geothermal Resource Area (KGRA) near Bend, Oregon. This well was part of Sandia`s program to evaluate slimholes as a geothermal exploration tool. During and after drilling the authors performed numerous temperature logs, and at the completion of drilling attempted to perform injection tests. In addition to these measurements, the well`s data set includes: over 4,000 feet of continuous core (with detailed log); daily drilling reports from Sandia and from drilling contractor personnel; daily drilling fluid record; and comparative data from other wells drilled in the Newberry KGRA. This report contains: (1) a narrative account of the drilling and testing, (2) a description of equipment used, (3) a brief geologic description of the formation drilled, (4) a summary and preliminary interpretation of the data, and (5) recommendations for future work.

  6. Psychobiological Correlates of Vaginismus: An Exploratory Analysis.

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    Maseroli, Elisa; Scavello, Irene; Cipriani, Sarah; Palma, Manuela; Fambrini, Massimiliano; Corona, Giovanni; Mannucci, Edoardo; Maggi, Mario; Vignozzi, Linda

    2017-11-01

    Evidence concerning the determinants of vaginismus (V), in particular medical conditions, is inconclusive. To investigate, in a cohort of subjects consulting for female sexual dysfunction, whether there is a difference in medical and psychosocial parameters between women with V and women with other sexual complaints. A series of 255 women attending our clinic for female sexual dysfunction was consecutively recruited. V was diagnosed according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision criteria. Lifelong and acquired V cases were included. Patients underwent a structured interview and physical, gynecologic, laboratory, and clitoral ultrasound examinations; they completed the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), the Middlesex Hospital Questionnaire, the Female Sexual Distress Scale-Revised (FSDS), and the Body Uneasiness Test. V was diagnosed in 20 patients (7.8%). Women with V were significantly younger than the rest of the sample (P Vaginismus: An Exploratory Analysis. J Sex Med 2017;14:1392-1402. Copyright © 2017 International Society for Sexual Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  7. Social Entrepreneurship in India: An Exploratory Study

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    Hemantkumar P. Bulsara

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Social Entrepreneurship is an all-encompassing nomenclature, used for depicting the process of, bringing about social change on a major and impactful scale compared to a traditional Non-Governmental Organization (NGO.  It is an increasingly important concept in the study of voluntary, non-profit and not-for -profit organizations. Earlier, organizations addressing key social issues were assumed to be idealistic, philanthropic with entrepreneurial skills. Social Entrepreneurship in India is emerging primarily because the government is very keen on its promotion, not necessarily by funding it or by advising on it but by enabling it. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR of the private sector with clearly earmarked funds and full-fledged action teams have played an important role in sprucing up the image of Social Entrepreneurship. The focus of the paper is to study the growing trends of Social Entrepreneurship in India and the new initiatives taken by various Social Entrepreneurs. It also gives a brief idea of different Theories of Social Entrepreneurship. Efforts are made to provide information and an exploratory study, related to the support activities of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurial ventures in India. This may be beneficial in future empirical studies of the subject. Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneur, NGO, Corporate Social Responsibility, India.

  8. Methodological exploratory study applied to occupational epidemiology

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    Carneiro, Janete C.G. Gaburo; Vasques, MOnica Heloisa B.; Fontinele, Ricardo S.; Sordi, Gian Maria A. [Instituto de Pesquisas Energeticas e Nucleares (IPEN/CNEN-SP), Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)]. E-mail: janetegc@ipen.br

    2007-07-01

    The utilization of epidemiologic methods and techniques has been object of practical experimentation and theoretical-methodological reflection in health planning and programming process. Occupational Epidemiology is the study of the causes and prevention of diseases and injuries from exposition and risks in the work environment. In this context, there is no intention to deplete such a complex theme but to deal with basic concepts of Occupational Epidemiology, presenting the main characteristics of the analysis methods used in epidemiology, as investigate the possible determinants of exposition (chemical, physical and biological agents). For this study, the social-demographic profile of the IPEN-CNEN/SP work force was used. The knowledge of this reference population composition is based on sex, age, educational level, marital status and different occupations, aiming to know the relation between the health aggravating factors and these variables. The methodology used refers to a non-experimental research based on a theoretical methodological practice. The work performed has an exploratory character, aiming a later survey of indicators in the health area in order to analyze possible correlations related to epidemiologic issues. (author)

  9. Methodological exploratory study applied to occupational epidemiology

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    Carneiro, Janete C.G. Gaburo; Vasques, MOnica Heloisa B.; Fontinele, Ricardo S.; Sordi, Gian Maria A.

    2007-01-01

    The utilization of epidemiologic methods and techniques has been object of practical experimentation and theoretical-methodological reflection in health planning and programming process. Occupational Epidemiology is the study of the causes and prevention of diseases and injuries from exposition and risks in the work environment. In this context, there is no intention to deplete such a complex theme but to deal with basic concepts of Occupational Epidemiology, presenting the main characteristics of the analysis methods used in epidemiology, as investigate the possible determinants of exposition (chemical, physical and biological agents). For this study, the social-demographic profile of the IPEN-CNEN/SP work force was used. The knowledge of this reference population composition is based on sex, age, educational level, marital status and different occupations, aiming to know the relation between the health aggravating factors and these variables. The methodology used refers to a non-experimental research based on a theoretical methodological practice. The work performed has an exploratory character, aiming a later survey of indicators in the health area in order to analyze possible correlations related to epidemiologic issues. (author)

  10. Microcap M&A: An Exploratory Study

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    Keith Turpie

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available A substantial body of accounting and finance literature has been devoted to the study of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As dominated by discussions relating to the gains and losses that accrue from transactions involving large public companies. This paper makes a unique contribution to the literature by investigating the M&A experience of microcap businesses. Transactions involving microcap M&A are substantially different to those involving large companies on a number of dimensions. This paper explores the determinants of microcap M&A success and pitfalls and problems from an integration perspective. Due to the paucity of research in the area an exploratory research design is employed, conducting interviews with five CEOs of companies that had each managed multiple transactions. We find microcap M&As are successful when measured against identified goals but generally take longer and cost more than expected. Further, culture and communication are key issues in determining success/failure. We also find the in-house management of integration aspects is problematic for these businesses and suggest this warrants further study.

  11. Advanced and Exploratory Shock Sensing Mechanisms.

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    Nelsen, Nicholas H. [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Kolb, James D. [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Kulkarni, Akshay G. [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Sorscher, Zachary [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Habing, Clayton D. [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Mathis, Allen [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Beller, Zachary J. [Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    2017-09-01

    Mechanical component response to shock environments must be predictable in order to ensure reliability and safety. Whether the shock input results from accidental drops during transportation to projectile impact scenarios, the system must irreversibly transition into a safe state that is incapable of triggering the component . With this critical need in mind, the 2017 Nuclear Weapons Summer Product Realization Institute (NW SPRINT) program objective sought the design of a passive shock failsafe with emphasis on additively manufactured (AM) components. Team Advanced and Exploratory (A&E) responded to the challenge by designing and delivering multiple passive shock sensing mech anisms that activate within a prescribed mechanical shock threshold. These AM failsafe designs were tuned and validated using analytical and computational techniques including the shock response spectrum (SRS) and finite element analysis (FEA). After rapid prototyping, the devices experienced physical shock tests conducted on Sandia drop tables to experimentally verify performance. Keywords: Additive manufacturing, dynamic system, failsafe, finite element analysis, mechanical shock, NW SPRINT, shock respon se spectrum

  12. Impaired exploratory eye movements in children with Asperger's syndrome.

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    Ohya, Takashi; Morita, Kiichiro; Yamashita, Yushiro; Egami, Chiyomi; Ishii, Youhei; Nagamitsu, Shinichiro; Matsuishi, Toyojiro

    2014-03-01

    Previous eye-tracking studies using an eye mark recorder have reported that disturbances in exploratory eye movements in adult schizophrenic patients are associated with social functioning. The current study sought to determine whether exploratory eye-movement disturbances are present in children with Asperger's syndrome (AS) compared with typically developing (TD) children. MATERIALS/PARTICIPANTS: The participants were 23 children with AS and 23 age-matched TD children. We measured exploratory eye movements using an EMR-8B eye mark recorder and an exploratory eye movement-measuring device. Eye movements were recorded while participants freely observed a geometric figure (free viewing task), and while they complied with the instructions of an experimenter (repeat-comparison task). We assessed eye fixation points (EFPs) and total eye scanning length (TESL) in all tasks, and measured the responsive search score (RSS) in the repeat-comparison task. In the free viewing task, children with AS exhibited significantly shorter TESL compared with TD children. In the repeat-comparison task, children with AS exhibited significantly lower RSS. Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire scores were negatively correlated with both EFP and TESL, but not RSS. The current results revealed that children with AS exhibited dysfunction in exploratory eye movements. Thus, assessing exploratory eye movements in a repeat-comparison task may be useful for detecting social impairment among children with AS. Copyright © 2013 The Japanese Society of Child Neurology. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

  13. FDH radiological design review guidelines

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    Millsap, W.J.

    1998-01-01

    These guidelines discuss in more detail the radiological design review process used by the Project Hanford Management Contractors as described in HNF-PRO-1622, Radiological Design Review Process. They are intended to supplement the procedure by providing background information on the design review process and providing a ready source of information to design reviewers. The guidelines are not intended to contain all the information in the procedure, but at points, in order to maintain continuity, they contain some of the same information

  14. FDH radiological design review guidelines

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    Millsap, W.J.

    1998-09-29

    These guidelines discuss in more detail the radiological design review process used by the Project Hanford Management Contractors as described in HNF-PRO-1622, Radiological Design Review Process. They are intended to supplement the procedure by providing background information on the design review process and providing a ready source of information to design reviewers. The guidelines are not intended to contain all the information in the procedure, but at points, in order to maintain continuity, they contain some of the same information.

  15. Public safety around dams guidelines

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    Bennett, T [Canadian Dam Association, Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    2010-07-01

    This presentation discussed Canadian and international initiatives for improving dam safety and described some of the drivers for the development of new Canadian Dam Association (CDA) public safety guidelines for dams. The CDA guidelines were divided into the following 3 principal sections: (1) managed system elements, (2) risk assessment and management, and (3) technical bulletins. Public and media responses to the drownings have called for improved safety guidelines. While the public remains unaware of the hazards of dams, public interaction with dams is increasing as a result of interest in extreme sports and perceived rights of access. Guidelines are needed for dam owners in order to provide due diligence. Various organizations in Canada are preparing technical and public safety dam guidelines. CDA guidelines have also been prepared for signage, booms and buoys, and audible and visual alerts bulletins. Working groups are also discussing recommended practices for spill procedures, spillways and the role of professional engineers in ensuring public safety. Methods of assessing risk were also reviewed. Managed system elements for risk assessment and public interactions were also discussed, and stepped control measures were presented. tabs., figs.

  16. Mexican Asthma Guidelines: GUIMA 2017

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    2017-04-01

    Full Text Available Background: The need for a national guideline, with a broad basis among specialists and primary care physicians was felt in Mexico, to try unifying asthma management. As several high-quality asthma guidelines exist worldwide, it was decided to select the best three for transculturation. Methods: Following the internationally recommended methodology for guideline transculturation, ADAPTE, a literature search for asthma guidelines, published 1-1-2007 through 31-12-2015 was conducted. AGREE-II evaluations yielded 3/40 most suitable for transculturation. Their compound evidence was fused with local reality, patient preference, cost and safety considerations to draft the guideline document. Subsequently, this was adjusted by physicians from 12 national medical societies in several rounds of a Delphi process and 3 face-to-face meetings to reach the final version. Results: Evidence was fused from British Thoracic Society Asthma Guideline 2014, Global Initiative on Asthma 2015, and Guía Española del Manejo del Asma 2015 (2016 updates included. After 3 Delphi-rounds we developed an evidence-based document taking into account patient characteristics, including age, treatment costs and safety and best locally available medication. Conclusion: In cooperation pulmonologists, allergists, ENT physicians, paediatricians and GPs were able to develop an evidence-based document for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of asthma and its exacerbations in Mexico.

  17. Misguided guidelines for managing labor.

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    Cohen, Wayne R; Friedman, Emanuel A

    2015-06-01

    In a recent review we expressed concerns about new guidelines for the assessment and management of labor recommended jointly by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). These guidelines are based heavily on a new concept of how cervical dilatation and fetal descent progress, derived from the work of Zhang et al. In their Viewpoint article they have addressed, but not allayed, the concerns we described in our review. We assert that the dilatation curve promulgated by Zhang et al cannot be reconciled with direct clinical observation. Even if they were correct, however, it still does not follow that the ACOG/SMFM guidelines should recommend replacing the coherent system of identifying and managing labor aberrations described by Friedman. That system is grounded in well-established clinical principles based on decades of use and the objectively documented association of some labor abnormalities with poor fetal and maternal outcomes. Recommendations for new clinical management protocols should require the demonstration of superior outcomes through extensive, preferably prospective, assessment. Using untested guidelines for the management of labor may adversely affect women and children. Even if those guidelines were to reduce the currently excessive cesarean delivery rate, the price of that benefit is likely to be a trade-off in harm to parturients and their offspring. The nature and degree of that harm needs to be documented before considering adoption of the guidelines. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  18. The inflammatory & neurodegenerative (I&ND) hypothesis of depression: leads for future research and new drug developments in depression.

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    Maes, Michael; Yirmyia, Raz; Noraberg, Jens; Brene, Stefan; Hibbeln, Joe; Perini, Giulia; Kubera, Marta; Bob, Petr; Lerer, Bernard; Maj, Mario

    2009-03-01

    Despite extensive research, the current theories on serotonergic dysfunctions and cortisol hypersecretion do not provide sufficient explanations for the nature of depression. Rational treatments aimed at causal factors of depression are not available yet. With the currently available antidepressant drugs, which mainly target serotonin, less than two thirds of depressed patients achieve remission. There is now evidence that inflammatory and neurodegenerative (I&ND) processes play an important role in depression and that enhanced neurodegeneration in depression may-at least partly-be caused by inflammatory processes. Multiple inflammatory-cytokines, oxygen radical damage, tryptophan catabolites-and neurodegenerative biomarkers have been established in patients with depression and these findings are corroborated by animal models of depression. A number of vulnerability factors may predispose towards depression by enhancing inflammatory reactions, e.g. lower peptidase activities (dipeptidyl-peptidase IV, DPP IV), lower omega-3 polyunsaturated levels and an increased gut permeability (leaky gut). The cytokine hypothesis considers that external, e.g. psychosocial stressors, and internal stressors, e.g. organic inflammatory disorders or conditions, such as the postpartum period, may trigger depression via inflammatory processes. Most if not all antidepressants have specific anti-inflammatory effects, while restoration of decreased neurogenesis, which may be induced by inflammatory processes, may be related to the therapeutic efficacy of antidepressant treatments. Future research to disentangle the complex etiology of depression calls for a powerful paradigm shift, i.e. by means of a high throughput-high quality screening, including functional genetics and genotyping microarrays; established and novel animal and ex vivo-in vitro models for depression, such as new transgenic mouse models and endophenotype-based animal models, specific cell lines, in vivo and ex vivo

  19. Mapping Smart Regions. An Exploratory Approach

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    Sylvie Occelli

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available The paper presents the results of an exploratory approach aimed at extending the ranking procedures normally used in studying the socioeconomics determinants of smart growth at the regional level.   Most of these studies adopt a methodological procedure which essentially consists of the following steps: a identification of the pertinent elementary indicators according to the study objectives; b data selection and processing; c combination of the elementary indicators by multivariate statistical techniques aimed at obtaining a robust synthetic index to rank the observation units. In the procedure a relational dimension is mainly subsumed in the system oriented perspective adopted in selecting the indicators which would best represent the system determinants depending on the goals of the analysis (step a.  In order to get deeper insights into the smartness profile of the European regions, this study makes an effort to account of the relational dimension also in steps b and c of the procedure. The novelties of the proposed approach are twofold. First, by computing region-to-region distances associated with the selected indicators it extends the conventional ranking procedure (step c. Second, it uses a relational database (step b, dealing with the regional participation to the FP7-ICT project, to modify the distances and investigate its impact on the interpretation of the regional positioning.  The main results of this exercise seem to suggest that regional collaborations would have a positive role in regional convergence process. By providing an opportunity to get contacts with the areas endowed with a comparatively more robust smartness profile, regions may have a chance to enhance their own smartness profile.

  20. Integrating computation into the undergraduate curriculum: A vision and guidelines for future developments

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    Chonacky, Norman; Winch, David

    2008-04-01

    There is substantial evidence of a need to make computation an integral part of the undergraduate physics curriculum. This need is consistent with data from surveys in both the academy and the workplace, and has been reinforced by two years of exploratory efforts by a group of physics faculty for whom computation is a special interest. We have examined past and current efforts at reform and a variety of strategic, organizational, and institutional issues involved in any attempt to broadly transform existing practice. We propose a set of guidelines for development based on this past work and discuss our vision of computationally integrated physics.

  1. Index-TB Guidelines: Guidelines on extrapulmonary tuberculosis for India

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    Sharma, Surendra K.; Ryan, H.; Khaparde, Sunil; Sachdeva, K. S.; Singh, Achintya D.; Mohan, Alladi; Sarin, Rohit; Paramasivan, C N; Kumar, Prahlad; Nischal, Neeraj; Khatiwada, Saurav; Garner, Paul; Tharyan, Prathap

    2017-01-01

    Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) is frequently a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. It is a common opportunistic infection in people living with HIV/AIDS and other immunocompromised states such as diabetes mellitus and malnutrition. There is a paucity of data from clinical trials in EPTB and most of the information regarding diagnosis and management is extrapolated from pulmonary TB. Further, there are no formal national or international guidelines on EPTB. To address these concerns, Indian EPTB guidelines were developed under the auspices of Central TB Division and Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The objective was to provide guidance on uniform, evidence-informed practices for suspecting, diagnosing and managing EPTB at all levels of healthcare delivery. The guidelines describe agreed principles relevant to 10 key areas of EPTB which are complementary to the existing country standards of TB care and technical operational guidelines for pulmonary TB. These guidelines provide recommendations on three priority areas for EPTB: (i) use of Xpert MTB/RIF in diagnosis, (ii) use of adjunct corticosteroids in treatment, and (iii) duration of treatment. The guidelines were developed using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) criteria, which were evidence based, and due consideration was given to various healthcare settings across India. Further, for those forms of EPTB in which evidence regarding best practice was lacking, clinical practice points were developed by consensus on accumulated knowledge and experience of specialists who participated in the working groups. This would also reflect the needs of healthcare providers and develop a platform for future research. PMID:28862176

  2. Index-TB guidelines: Guidelines on extrapulmonary tuberculosis for India

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    Surendra K Sharma

    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB is frequently a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. It is a common opportunistic infection in people living with HIV/AIDS and other immunocompromised states such as diabetes mellitus and malnutrition. There is a paucity of data from clinical trials in EPTB and most of the information regarding diagnosis and management is extrapolated from pulmonary TB. Further, there are no formal national or international guidelines on EPTB. To address these concerns, Indian EPTB guidelines were developed under the auspices of Central TB Division and Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The objective was to provide guidance on uniform, evidence-informed practices for suspecting, diagnosing and managing EPTB at all levels of healthcare delivery. The guidelines describe agreed principles relevant to 10 key areas of EPTB which are complementary to the existing country standards of TB care and technical operational guidelines for pulmonary TB. These guidelines provide recommendations on three priority areas for EPTB: (i use of Xpert MTB/RIF in diagnosis, (ii use of adjunct corticosteroids in treatment, and (iii duration of treatment. The guidelines were developed using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE criteria, which were evidence based, and due consideration was given to various healthcare settings across India. Further, for those forms of EPTB in which evidence regarding best practice was lacking, clinical practice points were developed by consensus on accumulated knowledge and experience of specialists who participated in the working groups. This would also reflect the needs of healthcare providers and develop a platform for future research.

  3. Guidelines for Authors

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    Abdullah Demir

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Guidelines for Authors cumhuriyet theology journal  reguires writers to use the The Chicago Manual of Style “notes and bibliography” system of referencing.First citation: author(s first name and last name, title, (if applicable first and last name of translator or editor, place of publication, publisher, date of publication, page number.Subsequent citations: author’s last name, the short title, and the page number should be indicated in all subsequent citations. Footnote citations should conform to the following examples.References: References should be placed at the end of the text in alphabetical order. If a source has more than one author, the surname and name of the first author should be written, and the other authors should be indicated by et.al. The titles of books and journals should be italicized; article titles and book chapters should be placed in quotation marks. Translator’s and editor’s names (if there are any should follow the title of the work: BOOKa One Author: 
1. Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006, 99–100.2. Pollan, Omnivore’s Dilemma, 3.Bibliography: Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.  b Two Authors1. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History 1941–1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007, 52.2. Ward and Burns, War, 59–61. Bibliography: Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History 1941–1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.c Three or More Authors
For three or more authors, list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the note, list only the first author, followed by et al. (“and others”:1. Mitchell L. Eisen, Jodi A. Quas, and Gail S. Goodman, eds., Memory and Suggestibility in the Forensic Interview (Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Assoicates, 2002, 65.2. Eisen and et al., Memory and Suggestibility in the Forensic Interview, 67.Bibliography: Eisen, Mitchell

  4. Análise da variedade de produto na indústria automotiva brasileira

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    Full Text Available A indústria automobilística tem apresentado uma maior variedade de produtos na tentativa de melhor atender as necessidades dos clientes. Entretanto, nem sempre a maior variedade de produtos está associada a maior quantidade de vendas, visto que o custos de produção tendem a aumentar com elevados níveis de variedade. O objetivo deste trabalho é identificar a associação entre a variedade dos automóveis no mercado brasileiro e a venda de veículos. A amostra representa o ano de 2013 e incorpora 94,35% do volume de licenciamentos de automóveis no Brasil, somando um total de 118 diferentes modelos analisados. Os resultados apresentados confirmam que a variedade dos automóveis disponibilizada no Brasil está associada significativamente com a venda de veículos. Além disto, de acordo com o segmento de mercado (entrada, compacto, sedan, utilitário e SUV, também foi analisada a associação entre a variedade de produto e a quantidade de vendas. Foi identificada correlação positiva e significativa ao nível de 5% em todas as categorias, com exceção dos veículos do tipo SUV. Entre esses segmentos de mercado, foi identificada que a variedade disponibilizada possui maior associação nos segmentos de automóveis de entrada e utilitários. Diante destes resultados, pode-se considerar que no mercado brasileiro a variedade de produtos apresenta forte associação com as vendas na indústria automobilística, diferentemente do apresentado em estudos internacionais, podendo contribuir para as definições estratégicas de atuação das empresas. The automobile industry has shown a greater variety of products in an attempt to better meet customer needs. However, not always the greatest product variety is associated with a higher amount of sales, since the production costs tend to increase with higher levels of variety. The objective of this work is to identify the association between the variety of vehicles in the Brazilian market and the sale

  5. Cuatro ciclos de resistencia indígena en la frontera México-Estados Unidos

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    Full Text Available Four centuries of indigenous resistance on the Mexican-United States borderThe historic exclusion and underestimation of the  native cultures of northern Mexico have prevented  the elimination of erroneous conceptions about  their historic and present-day existence. For this  reason, the Indians of northern Mexico are still  viewed as demographically irrelevant, isolated by  the hostile environment of the desert in which  they live, and subdivided into rudimentary forms  of organization. Moreover, the northern native  cultures remain in obscurity because of their  image of passiveness, lack of cohesion and selfmanagement, and being viewed simply as entities  in a process of extinction or cultural assimilation.  This article questions the supposed isolation and  ancestral underdevelopment of these groups and  illustrates their complex adaptation, fluidity and  cosmopolitan character. In addition, contrary to  the ideas of extinction and assimilation, this article asserts that the Indian culture in northern  Mexico is experiencing an exceptional process of  revitalization, having as its point of departure the  re-elaboration of an ancestral mobility within a  transnational context, the reinvention of a type of  multi-indigenous and transnational community,  and the making of a collective and multivariable identity. In this sense, this article suggests that  cultures of northern Mexico are pioneers in transnational processes.Resumen:La histórica exclusión y el menosprecio de las  culturas nativas del norte de México han impedido eliminar concepciones erróneas acerca de su  presencia histórica y actual. Es por eso que los  indígenas del norte de México siguen siendo percibidos como irrelevantes demográficamente,  aislados por un medio ambiente hostil ya que  viven en el desierto, y subsumidos en formas de  organización rudimentarias. Más aún, estas culturas del norte permanecen en la oscuridad debido a

  6. 7 CFR 622.5 - Guidelines.

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    ... 28 Judicial Administration 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Rescission guidelines. 2.36 Section 2.36... guidelines. (a) The following guidelines shall apply to the sanctioning of disciplinary infractions or new... such period of confinement has resulted from initial parole to a detainer). These guidelines specify...

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    ... 28 Judicial Administration 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Guidelines. 42.404 Section 42.404... Guidelines. (a) Federal agencies shall publish title VI guidelines for each type of program to which they extend financial assistance, where such guidelines would be appropriate to provide detailed information...

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    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Accessibility guidelines... COMPLIANCE BOARD AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES; ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS ACT (ABA) ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES § 1191.1 Accessibility guidelines. (a) The...

  12. Raising the Bar with Trades Staffing Guidelines.

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    Examines the APPA's Trades Staffing Guidelines Task Force for college campus building maintenance and presents descriptions of the proposed guideline levels and a matrix of indicators for the Trades Staffing Guidelines. The levels and matrix are intended to mimic features of the custodial staffing guidelines. (GR)

  13. 78 FR 38102 - Passenger Vessels Accessibility Guidelines

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    ... Costs and Benefits The primary estimates of the costs and benefits of the proposed guidelines are shown... quantify the benefits of the proposed guidelines due to the nature of the benefits. The proposed guidelines..., transportation, public accommodation, and leisure. The proposed guidelines would enable these individuals to...

  14. Revised dietary guidelines for Koreans.

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    Jang, Young Ai; Lee, Haeng Shin; Kim, Bok Hee; Lee, Yoonna; Lee, Hae Jeung; Moon, Jae Jin; Kim, Cho-il

    2008-01-01

    With rapidly changing dietary environment, dietary guidelines for Koreans were revised and relevant action guides were developed. First, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee was established with experts and government officials from the fields of nutrition, preventive medicine, health promotion, agriculture, education and environment. The Committee set dietary goals for Koreans aiming for a better nutrition state of all after a thorough review and analysis of recent information related to nutritional status and/or problems of Korean population, changes in food production/supply, disease pattern, health policy and agricultural policy. Then, the revised dietary guidelines were proposed to accomplish these goals in addition to 6 different sets of dietary action guides to accommodate specific nutrition and health problems of respective age groups. Subsequently, these guidelines and guides were subjected to the focus group review, consumer perception surveys, and a public hearing for general and professional comments. Lastly, the language was clarified in terms of public understanding and phraseology. The revised Dietary guidelines for Koreans are as follows: eat a variety of grains, vegetables, fruits, fish, meat, poultry and dairy products; choose salt-preserved foods less, and use less salt when you prepare foods; increase physical activity for a healthy weight, and balance what you eat with your activity; enjoy every meal, and do not skip breakfast; if you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation; prepare foods properly, and order sensible amounts; enjoy our rice-based diet.

  15. Las autoridades indígenas y los símbolos de prestigio

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    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available El trabajo analiza el significado de los emblemas de poder y prestigio usados por las autoridades indígenas durante los siglos XVI y XVII, en el Virreinato del Perú. A través de los mismos los jefes étnicos legitiman su posición frente a la naciente sociedad colonial y ante sus propios ayllus. Se observan dos actitudes con respecto al uso de los mismos. Una es la adopción de formas pertenecientes a la cultura del colonizador ya que la integración de elementos foráneos es necesaria para la construcción y reconstrucción de la identidad y legitimidad cacicales. La otra es la utilización y alusión a símbolos de prestigio netamente andinos como vehículo de reafirmación de la identidad étnica local y como medio de lograr una jerarquización social frente al “otro” europeo en una sociedad en formación compuesta por españoles y andinos. Se examinan primero probanzas de mérito, reales cédulas y memoriales, cuyos protagonistas y/o autores son siempre señores étnicos que desean obtener algún beneficio material o de status social. Luego se analizan los cronistas andinos quienes mostraron en sus obras la naturaleza de la organización social de su pueblo, además de ser los primeros en expresar una crítica a la conquista. En ambos casos, sus autores hacen de la escritura un dispositivo decisivo para su reproducción e identidad como miembros de una elite

  16. Leishmaniasis tegumentaria americana: encuesta epidemiológica en una comunidad indígena

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    Martha Wolff

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    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio epidemiológico sobre Leishmaniasis tegumentarla americana (LTA en 809 personas del Resguardo Indígena de San Andrés de Sotavento, Departamento de Córdoba, foco endémico tanto de Leishmaniasis cutánea como de Leishmaniasis visceral. La distribución por sexo de la población encuestada fue de 355 (43,9% hombres y 454 (56, 1% mujeres; sus índices alérgicos fueron de 36,9% y 40,5% respectivamente. La positividad de la Intradermorreacción de Montenegro ascendió en personas de ambos sexos, a medida que aumentó la edad. El índice parasitario fue de 0.37%. La especie de Lutzomyia más frecuente en el intra y peridomicilio fue la Lu. evansi que mostró comportamiento antropofílico. Se encontró una alta exposición de la población general al vector dada la facilidad de penetración de los flebotomineos alintradomicilio, por el tipo de construcción de las viviendas; además, al no existir servicios sanitarios, acueductos ni alcantarillados Intradomiciliarios, todo el núcleo familiar debe desplazarse al peridomicilio para la disposición de excretas y en busca del agua. Otros hallazgos fueron el gran desconocimiento sobre la etiología y tratamiento de la Leishmaniasis y las pésimas condiciones sociales y económicas de la región.

  17. Estudios genéticos en las comunidades indígenas del nororiente colombiano

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    Humberto Ossa

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    Full Text Available Se presentan las frecuencias génicas de los grupos sanguíneos ABO, Rh, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, Diego y MNSs en las siete comunidades que viven en el nororiente columbiano (wayrl, Barf, Arhuaco, Yuco, Kogi, Arsario y Chimila. Además se presenta el índice de mezcla racial, con excepción de los Arsario, y algunos aspectos iniciales de las distancias genéticas, con excepción de los Arsario y los Chimila, sobre la base de cinco loci informativos. Las frecuencias génicas fueron obtenidas a partir de los genotipos deducidos a través de los arboles familiares. Geográficamente el nororiente colombiano se encuentra conformado por los departamentos de la Guajira, Magdalena, Cesar y Norte de Santander. En la península de la Guajira viven los Wayu; en la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta habitan los Kogi, los Arhuaco y los Arsario, todos descendientes de los primitivos Taironas. En la Serranía del Perija encontramos los Yuco al norte y los Barf al sur y en el departamento del Magdalena encontramos los Chimila. Estos grupos indígenas fueron estudiados para siete sistemas genéticos polimórficos que comprenden 23 alelos y 18 especificidades serológicas: ABO(tres alelos,Rh (seisalelos, Kell (dos alelos,Duffy (tres alelos, Kidd (tres alelos,Diego (dos alelos y MNSs (cuatro alelos. EI estudio se adelanto utilizando anticuerpos policlonales y monoclonales y las técnicas de tipificación convencionales. Se realizaron quince visitas a las siete comunidades y se recolectaron 473 muestras sanguíneas distribuidas en 63 familias de dos, tres y cuatro generaciones. Se presentan los resultados para frecuencias de fenotipos y genotipos en las poblaciones estudiadas y los resultados del análisis del equilibrio de Hardy-Weinberg.

  18. Development of clinical practice guidelines.

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    Hollon, Steven D; Areán, Patricia A; Craske, Michelle G; Crawford, Kermit A; Kivlahan, Daniel R; Magnavita, Jeffrey J; Ollendick, Thomas H; Sexton, Thomas L; Spring, Bonnie; Bufka, Lynn F; Galper, Daniel I; Kurtzman, Howard

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    Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are intended to improve mental, behavioral, and physical health by promoting clinical practices that are based on the best available evidence. The American Psychological Association (APA) is committed to generating patient-focused CPGs that are scientifically sound, clinically useful, and informative for psychologists, other health professionals, training programs, policy makers, and the public. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) 2011 standards for generating CPGs represent current best practices in the field. These standards involve multidisciplinary guideline development panels charged with generating recommendations based on comprehensive systematic reviews of the evidence. The IOM standards will guide the APA as it generates CPGs that can be used to inform the general public and the practice community regarding the benefits and harms of various treatment options. CPG recommendations are advisory rather than compulsory. When used appropriately, high-quality guidelines can facilitate shared decision making and identify gaps in knowledge.

  19. Heat exchanger performance monitoring guidelines

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    1991-12-01

    Fouling can occur in many heat exchanger applications in a way that impedes heat transfer and fluid flow and reduces the heat transfer or performance capability of the heat exchanger. Fouling may be significant for heat exchanger surfaces and flow paths in contact with plant service water. This report presents guidelines for performance monitoring of heat exchangers subject to fouling. Guidelines include selection of heat exchangers to monitor based on system function, safety function and system configuration. Five monitoring methods are discussed: the heat transfer, temperature monitoring, temperature effectiveness, delta P and periodic maintenance methods. Guidelines are included for selecting the appropriate monitoring methods and for implementing the selected methods. The report also includes a bibliography, example calculations, and technical notes applicable to the heat transfer method

  20. Minería en territorio en el Perú : un estudio a partir del derecho al desarrollo en un país minero e indígena

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    El presente estudio tiene por objetivo analizar la posibilidad de admitir la viabilidad de la actividad minera en territorio indígena en el Perú con el fin de estimular y conciliar el desarrollo de un país minero e indígena que, por un lado, precisa de los recursos naturales y, por el otro, necesita de proteger, fomentar e salvaguardar la integridad de los pueblos indígenas que la conforman. En ese sentido, en busca de resultados, primero se pasó a delimitar la organización ind...

  1. El conocimiento indígena asociado a los recursos de biodiversidad y su implicación en el sistema de derechos de propiedad intelectual: una mirada desde la perspectiva indígena

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    El reconocimiento de los “derechos sobre la biodiversidad” en el sistema internacional implica su comercialización creando un nuevo paradigma de poder. Dicho reconocimiento lesiona los derechos de quienes siempre han convivido con la “madre tierra” y que generalmente han utilizado los recursos de la biodiversidad para su pervivencia como pueblos. Los derechos de propiedad intelectual y el sistema sui generis1 son contrarios a las aspiraciones de nuestros pueblos indígenas, quienes ven en e...

  2. Economics worksheet for builder guidelines

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    The Builder Guidelines package is used to analyze space heating in residential design. Alternative designs are compared in engineering units (e.g., Btu) with the aid of four simple worksheets. Evaluating designs in economic terms would enhance understanding of decisions to be made in the consideration of several energy efficiency measures. An additional worksheet is proposed for Builder Guidelines. Six easy steps take the user through a simplified economic evaluation, based on auxiliary heating performance. Annual space heating cost, avoided costs, and years to payback are calculated in the procedure

  3. New guidelines for case reports

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    Full Text Available The case report or case reports are a frequent type of narrative article in the biomedical literature. Case reports are useful to describe unusual clinical cases, identify adverse effects or benefits of therapies. They are also useful for the description of presentation of rare diseases for educational or scientific purposes. Several groups have worked on reporting guidelines for other designs such as the case of clinical trials (CONSORT Statement or observational studies (STROBE Statement and this journal has been adopted as the guide for authors. Recently, there were presented the Guidelines for writing CAseREports (CARE Statement. The aim of this article is to make them known and comment.

  4. PWR secondary water chemistry guidelines

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    Bell, M.J.; Blomgren, J.C.; Fackelmann, J.M.

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    Steam generators in pressurized water reactor (PWR) nuclear power plants have experienced tubing degradation by a variety of corrosion-related mechanisms which depend directly on secondary water chemistry. As a result of this experience, the Steam Generator Owners Group and EPRI have sponsored a major program to provide solutions to PWR steam generator problems. This report, PWR Secondary Water Chemistry Guidelines, in addition to presenting justification for water chemistry control parameters, discusses available analytical methods, data management and surveillance, and the management philosophy required to successfully implement the guidelines

  5. 77 FR 13585 - Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Risk Management Process Guideline

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    ... DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Risk Management Process Guideline AGENCY... Electricity Subsector Cybersecurity Risk Management Process guideline. The guideline describes a risk... Cybersecurity Risk Management Process Guideline. The primary goal of this guideline is to describe a risk...

  6. What patients really think about asthma guidelines: barriers to guideline implementation from the patients' perspective.

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    Lingner, H; Burger, B; Kardos, P; Criée, C P; Worth, H; Hummers-Pradier, E

    2017-01-11

    Treatment of asthma does not always comply with asthma guidelines (AG). This may be rooted in direct or indirect resistance on the doctors' and/or patients' side or be caused by the healthcare system. To assess whether patients' concepts and attitudes are really an implementation barrier for AG, we analysed the patients' perspective of a "good asthma therapy" and contrasted their wishes with current recommendations. Using a qualitative exploratory design, topic centred focus group (FG) discussions were performed until theoretical saturation was reached. Inclusion criteria were an asthma diagnosis and age above 18. FG sessions were recorded audio-visually and analysed via a mapping technique and content analysis performed according to Mayring (supported by MAXQDA®). Participants' speech times and the proportion of time devoted to different themes were calculated using the Videograph System® and related to the content analysis. Thirteen men and 24 women aged between 20 and 77 from rural and urban areas attended five FG. Some patients had been recently diagnosed with asthma, others years previously or in childhood. The following topics were addressed: (a) concern about or rejection of therapy components, particularly corticosteroids, which sometimes resulted in autonomous uncommunicated medication changes, (b) lack of time or money for optimal treatment, (c) insufficient involvement in therapy choices and (d) a desire for greater empowerment, (e) suboptimal communication between healthcare professionals and (f) difficulties with recommendations conflicting with daily life. Primarily, (g) participants wanted more time with doctors to discuss difficulties and (h) all aspects of living with an impairing condition. We identified some important patient driven barriers to implementing AG recommendations. In order to advance AG implementation and improve asthma treatment, the patients' perspective needs to be considered before drafting new versions of AG. These issues

  7. Improving healthcare practice behaviors: an exploratory study identifying effective and ineffective behaviors in healthcare.

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    2016-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to present the results of exploratory research designed to develop an awareness of healthcare behaviors, with a view toward improving the customer satisfaction with healthcare services. It examines the relationship between healthcare providers and their consumers/patients/clients. The study uses a critical incident methodology, with both effective and ineffective behavioral specimens examined across different provider groups. The effects of these different behaviors on what Berry (1999) identified as the common core values of service organizations are examined, as those values are required to build a lasting service relationship. Also examined are categories of healthcare practice based on the National Quality Strategy priorities. The most obvious is the retrospective nature of the method used. How accurate are patient or consumer memories? Are they capable of making valid judgments of healthcare experiences (Berry and Bendapudi, 2003)? While an obvious limitation, such recollections are clearly important as they may be paramount in following the healthcare practitioners' instructions, loyalty for repeat business, making recommendations to others and the like. Further, studies have shown retrospective reports to be accurate and useful (Miller et al., 1997). With this information, healthcare educators should be in a better position to improve the training offered in their programs and practitioners to better serve their customers. The findings would indicate that the human values of excellence, innovation, joy, respect and integrity play a significant role in building a strong service relationship between consumer and healthcare provider. Berry (1999) has argued that the overriding importance in building a lasting service business is human values. This exploratory study has shown how critical incident analysis can be used to determine both effective and ineffective practices of different medical providers. It also provides guidelines as

  8. Gestionando la ciudadanía pluricultural: la escuela indígena en Chiapas ante los derechos culturales

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    Victoria Borrell Velasco

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available En una relación intercultural históricamente asimétrica, las formulaciones que afectan a las oportunidades educativas de los pue - blos originarios en el sistema público de educación se enfrentan a múl - tiples obstáculos. La enculturación en las escuelas indígenas dificulta el desarrollo de identidades múltiples homologables realmente funcio - nales para la construcción de una ciudadanía pluricultural, ya que se fomenta la tolerancia hacia pedagogías colonizadoras. Las tendencias que se originan a través de estos procesos educativos neocolonialistas, que atentan contra los derechos culturales reconocidos en las leyes, son conflictivas y contradictorias, tanto las que refuerzan la identidad étni - ca asumiendo una posición subalterna como las que la rechazan bus - cando vías de asimilación. En la resolución de este dilema apenas existe presencia indígena, ya que tradicionalmente, a pesar de los desarrollos normativos en el marco de los derechos culturales, los pueblos origina - rios quedan relegados de las consideraciones y de la toma de decisiones relacionadas con la educación. Este trabajo de investigación pretende evidenciar tanto las prin - cipales actuaciones del sistema educativo nacional en las escuelas de población originaria, ante el reto de los derechos culturales, como identificar las respuestas de los pueblos indígenas en relación con estos derechos en el estado de Chiapas.

  9. Mujeres indígenas, gobierno y comunidad: El caso de mujeres tarahumaras en Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua

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    Martha Estela Pérez García

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    Full Text Available La situación de las mujeres indígenas en Chihuahua se caracteriza por la marginación, pobreza y desigualdad. Por esta razón, algunos(as miembros de la etnia rarámuri obligados por las necesidades más elementales, emigran con sus familias a las principales ciudades de la entidad. En el caso específico de la comunidad indígena asentada en Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, encontramos que son mujeres quienes dirigen las tareas de gobierno, rol tradicionalmente asignados a los hombres. El objetivo de este artículo es realizar un acercamiento de la participación femenina en el gobierno de la colonia tarahumara, con el propósito de conocer cómo se genera esta participación, sus liderazgos y las formas de resolución de sus problemas al interior de la comunidad. Para este propósito se realizaron entrevista con representantes de la comunidad y sus dos gobernadoras, además de un grupo focal con la presidenta y un grupo de mujeres. Los resultados de esta investigación mostraron dos cuestiones significativas: la situación de extrema vulnerabilidad en que viven las indígenas en el entorno urbano y que el gobierno femenino usa estrategias apegadas al rol de género para mantener el orden, el liderazgo y mejorar la calidad de vida de su comunidad.

  10. O circuito rap “indé” em Paris: dinâmicas socioterritoriais e mensagem ultramar

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    Cristiano Nunes Alves

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available Aborda-se o circuito rap independente em Paris, o chamado “rap indé”, produção musical da cultura hip hop, constituída por materialidades e fluxos dinamizados por agentes cujas raízes estão em territórios ultramarinos. Lançando mão de um levantamento documental e bibliográfico, e, de uma série de entrevistas e visitas técnicas, problematiza-se a relação do hip hop com o lugar, e propõe-se uma análise do rap indé a partir da teoria dos circuitos da economia urbana nos países subdesenvolvidos. Observa-se que o circuito indé, fortalecido na Île-de-France, sobretudo desde meados dos anos 1990, mobiliza toda a região, tendo em Clignancourt, importante lugar de encontro e articulação.  Sua produção dá-se em estúdios e selos de menor porte, caracterizando-se ainda por pequenas espessuras ligadas aos eventos musicais, e, divulgação e comercialização alternativas aos grandes circuitos da economia. Trata-se de um estudo buscando alternativas para pensar os modos de se analisar, a partir da música, as dinâmicas socioterritoriais na cidade contemporânea.

  11. Violencia e invisibilidad indígena. La cuestión de los pueblos originarios durante el primer peronismo

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    Sabrina Rosas

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available El presente trabajo busca profundizar en el análisis de los vínculos existentes entre el primer gobierno peronista y la cuestión indígena, centrándose en las políticas gubernamentales desarrolladas por el gobierno de Perón frente a dos fuertes conflictos violentos que tuvieron lugar entre 1946 y 1947: el “Malón de la paz”, la movilización indígena llevada a cabo entre mayo y agosto de 1947, cuando 174 kollas caminaron 2000 kilómetros desde la Puna y el valle de Orán hasta la Capital Federal para reclamar por la titularidad de sus tierras, en manos de terratenientes y en denuncia de las condiciones de explotación en las que trabajaban; y “Masacre de Rincón Bomba”, el conflicto desarrollado en una pequeña localidad de Formosa, cuando indígenas de comunidades wichi, tobas y principalmente pilagás fueron masacradas por la Gendarmería Nacional en un confuso episodio, que sale a la luz hace pocos años.  El objetivo en ambos puntos es doble: por un lado analizar la relación entre los intereses e intenciones del gobierno de Juan Domingo Perón para con las comunidades originarias, visibilizando su existencia y sus condiciones de vida en tanto sujetos de derechos históricamente vulnerados. Por otro, abrir el debate historiográfico sobre el quehacer de los historiadores respecto de una temática que ha sido silenciada durante décadas, negando la existencia y la identidad de los pueblos originarios.

  12. Learning, memory and exploratory similarities in genetically identical cloned dogs.

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    Shin, Chi Won; Kim, Geon A; Park, Won Jun; Park, Kwan Yong; Jeon, Jeong Min; Oh, Hyun Ju; Kim, Min Jung; Lee, Byeong Chun

    2016-12-30

    Somatic cell nuclear transfer allows generation of genetically identical animals using donor cells derived from animals with particular traits. To date, few studies have investigated whether or not these cloned dogs will show identical behavior patterns. To address this question, learning, memory and exploratory patterns were examined using six cloned dogs with identical nuclear genomes. The variance of total incorrect choice number in the Y-maze test among cloned dogs was significantly lower than that of the control dogs. There was also a significant decrease in variance in the level of exploratory activity in the open fields test compared to age-matched control dogs. These results indicate that cloned dogs show similar cognitive and exploratory patterns, suggesting that these behavioral phenotypes are related to the genotypes of the individuals.

  13. EXPLORATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS (EFA IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOR AND MARKETING RESEARCH

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    Marcos Pascual Soler

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA is one of the most widely used statistical procedures in social research. The main objective of this work is to describe the most common practices used by researchers in the consumer behavior and marketing area. Through a literature review methodology the practices of AFE in five consumer behavior and marketing journals(2000-2010 were analyzed. Then, the choices made by the researchers concerning factor model, retention criteria, rotation, factors interpretation and other relevant issues to factor analysis were analized. The results suggest that researchers routinely conduct analyses using such questionable methods. Suggestions for improving the use of factor analysis and the reporting of results are presented and a checklist (Exploratory Factor Analysis Checklist, EFAC is provided to help editors, reviewers, and authors improve reporting exploratory factor analysis.

  14. A participação dos agentes indígenas de saúde nos serviços de atenção à saúde: a experiência em Santa Catarina, Brasil Participation by indians health agents in health services: the experience in Santa Catarina State, Brazil

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    Esther Jean Langdon

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho analisa a formação e o papel do agente indígena de saúde (AIS nas Terras Indígenas (T.I. Xapecó e Laklãnõ, Santa Catarina, Brasil, frente à Política Nacional de Atenção à Saúde dos Povos Indígenas. O papel do AIS na atenção básica de saúde é definido com base na mediação entre os saberes e práticas de atenção à saúde tradicionais e biomédicos, inserido no conceito de atenção diferenciada. Em ambas as T.I. foi constatada uma grande rotatividade de AIS, bem como a falta e/ou a inadequação de cursos de capacitação. Observaram-se ainda dificuldades dos AIS para entender a justificativa das atividades delegadas a eles, agravadas pela ambigüidade de seu papel frente à comunidade e por problemas na comunicação com os outros profissionais de saúde. Considerando os pressupostos da Política Nacional, esta pesquisa indicou que a articulação entre as práticas indígenas de auto-atenção e os serviços biomédicos é precária, necessitando de um aprofundamento nas discussões, com a efetiva participação de todos os atores envolvidos na atenção à saúde.This study analyzes the role and training of indian health agents as defined by the National Policy for Health Care of Indians Peoples on two Indian reservations in Santa Catarina, Brazil. The health agent's role in primary care is based on mediation between traditional health practices and biomedicine, subsumed in the concept of differentiated care. On both reservations, a large turnover of indigenous health agents and lack of adequate training were observed. The indigenous health agents expressed difficulty in understanding the reasons for their activities, role ambiguity vis-à-vis the community, and communications problems with other health professionals. Considering the national policy guidelines, this study indicates that the provision of differentiated care is precarious and that a dialogue is necessary, with actual participation by all

  15. Priorização de práticas verdes em GSCM: estudo de casos com empresas da indústria do pêssego

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    Miguel Afonso Sellitto

    Full Text Available Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é definir prioridades para as práticas verdes que são observadas em cadeias de suprimentos da indústria do pêssego. O método de pesquisa é a modelagem qualiquantitativa. As unidades de análise são quatro empresas focais da cadeia de suprimentos da indústria do pêssego da região de Pelotas. Foi elaborado um modelo para estruturar práticas verdes observadas na indústria, a partir da literatura sobre GSCM (Gestão Verde da Cadeia de Suprimento. O modelo inclui três construtos: Estratégia, Inovação e Operações. Dezesseis práticas verdes presentes na literatura foram distribuídas entre os construtos. Um grupo focado de três especialistas adaptou o modelo à indústria do pêssego de Pelotas, eliminando três práticas. As restantes foram priorizadas por gestores das empresas com apoio do método AHP de análise multicriterial. Com base no resultado, cinco práticas foram consideradas prioritárias para a indústria: Ecodesign, Cooperação, Avaliação de Desempenho, Compras Verdes e Manufatura Verde, nesta ordem.

  16. Insurgencia y Alianza: Estrategias de la participación indígena en el Proceso de Independencia en Charcas. 1809-18121

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    María Luisa SOUX

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available El artículo analiza las estrategias de participación indígena en el proceso de independencia en Charcas a partir del estudio de la sublevación que se dio entre 1809 y 1812. La autora propone que la participación de los grupos indígenas en este suceso fue de índole política, tomando parte en actos planificados y organizados desde su propia perspectiva. Estas sublevaciones ocurrieron cuando existieron posibilidades de triunfo y cuando la percepción de la injusticia se hizo intolerable. Las estrategias adoptadas en estos momentos también fueron propiamente indígenas, y pretendían mantener el equilibrio entre Estado y ayllus, de tal manera que se garantizase el acceso a la tierra y a sus recursos. La conspiración y sublevación del Alto Perú aquí estudiada, que se originó por el nombramiento por parte de la corona del cacique y por el estado de lucha revolucionaria que acompañó a los movimientos juntistas de Chuquisaca y La Paz, demuestra la existencia de un proyecto político indígena integrador en cuyo fracaso radica un devenir distinto en el proceso independentista y, a la larga, la exclusión indígena en la actual Bolivia.

  17. Inequidad en la utilización de servicios de salud reproductiva en Colombia en mujeres indígenas y afrodescendientes

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    Camilo Noreña-Herrera

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumen Se analizó la utilización de servicios de salud reproductiva (atención prenatal, parto y posparto, según la etnia de las mujeres, a partir de la Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2010 de Colombia. La etnia fue medida por auto- reconocimiento (indígenas, afrodescendientes y ninguna y se estimaron modelos logísticos para cada servicio. Encontramos que, respecto a quienes no pertenecen a ninguna etnia, la utilización de servicios de salud reproductiva es menor en las mujeres indígenas y afrodescendientes. En los modelos de regresión se encontró que mujeres indígenas tienen menores posibilidades de un número adecuado de controles prenatales (OR = 0,61, así como también afrodescendientes. Igual situación para la atención institucional del parto: indígenas (OR = 0,33, afrodescendientes (OR = 0,60; y en control posparto: indígenas (OR = 0,80, afrodescendientes (OR = 0,80. En conclusión, existen inequidades en la utilización de servicios de salud reproductiva en las mujeres de grupos étnicos de Colombia que deben ser atendidas con estrategias gubernamentales que garanticen el derecho a la salud.

  18. Inclusión Social en Panamá: La Población Indígena

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    Gabriela Inchauste; Cancho Cesar

    2010-01-01

    Este estudio utiliza una reciente encuesta de hogares para medir los avances en materia de inclusión social durante la última década, incluyendo una revisión de los indicadores de pobreza, estructura del hogar, los activos laborales, de capital humano, físicos, y financieros. Dicha revisión resume las intervenciones del gobierno en salud, educación e infraestructura en los pueblos indígenas a la luz de los impactos sociales observados en los datos. Asimismo, se hace una descomposición de la b...

  19. Petróleo e indígenas en Colombia. Una mirada desde la seguridad humana

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    Burgos González, Ana Cecilia

    2010-01-01

    En Colombia las actividades de exploración, explotación, transporte y procesamiento de hidrocarburos que se vienen realizando desde comienzos del siglo XX son responsables de grandes procesos de transformación del territorio y de degradación de los ecosistemas en los que se realizan. Estos procesos han impactado negativamente la seguridad de las comunidades indígenas poniendo en riesgo su cultura y en algunos casos su existencia misma. Aunque históricamente los derechos de estas poblaciones f...

  20. Inclusión y migración indígena: un reto pedagógico

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    Athié, Rosario; Marín González, Ana Cecilia

    2014-01-01

    La influencia indígena en la cultura actual mexicana queda explícita en muchas costumbres cotidianas de nuestra alimentación, de nuestro gusto por la fiesta, el humor, el sentido de la muerte… Sin embargo, son pocos los mexicanos que reflexionan y extraen la riqueza que esas culturas han dejado en nosotros. Menos aún, somos suficientemente conscientes y responsables de las personas concretas que forman parte de nuestro país y conservan la esencia de esta cultura. Una de estas etnias mexicanas...