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Perceptions of Marriage and Human Relationships in Jane Austen’s Novel Emma

Emma is a novel written by Jane Austen, which is based on real- life situations of the eighteenth century England. Austen depicts her novels to show clearly the customs and traditions that people had to use in order to get married; her dissatisfaction towards all these conditions; male dominance and also the consideration of women as weak human beings with limited rights. Based on ...

Physical and Biochemical Characterization of Sweet Corn Ears of Four Varieties Grown in Senegal

Sweet corn is an underutilized crop for human consumption in Senegal. In this study, physical and biochemical characterization were performed on four sweet corn ear varieties grown at three different fertilization rate of 15N-15-P-15K. Treatment F1 was 40 tons/Ha horse-dung + 200 kg/Ha of 15N-15P-15K, treatment F2 was 30 tons/Ha horse-dung + 150 kg/Ha of 15N-15P-15K) and treatment ...

The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Nigeria Manufacturing Sector: A Time Series Analysis

The objective of the study reveals that FDI in the Manufacturing sector exacts a positive influence on the manufacturing output and the impact is statistically significant. This result further confirms the effectiveness of economic policy of the federal government of Nigeria through the adoption of liberalized industrial and trade policies. These policies were undertaken with a ...

Sustentabilidad Y Desarrollo Tecnológico: A La Búsqueda De La “Herramienta Justa”

Technological development can be defined as a set of activities such as research, production, and distribution that facilitates the ready availability of new products and services to the society. It is a fundamental pillar of the model of hegemonic life on the planet. There are few questions about the direction of scientific and technical innovation. It however rests on the hands ...

Increase in 2.5 Micron Airborne Particulate Matters, AHPCO® and Plasma Nanotechnology in Reducing the Symptoms of Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

Increase in the particulate matter of size 2.5 microns are a major health concern of the present decade that led to a gradual rise of allergy and asthma cases all over the world. When inhaled, they can reach deep into our lungs and enter tissues via the bloodstream and contribute to health conditions ranging from coughing or lung irritation to chronic bronchitis and cardiovascular ...

Exploring the Food Expenditure Patterns of College Students

This study explored the food expenditure patterns of college students. Information on monthly food expenditures and income from a sample of students was used to estimate the proportion of income that the average student spends on food and analyze the Engel relation between food expenditures and income. The average college student was found to spend about 30 percent of income on ...

Education for Employment: Is the Null Hypothesis Proven Too Frequently?

Employment prospects vary for college graduates, with a few courses of study leading to an overabundance of opportunity. For the majority of students, there is significant mismatch between training preparation and actual job demand in either type of job, location of job, or skills required in job. This qualitative study examined integration of desired employment activities and ...

The Case of Local Administration in Turkey Within the Perspective of Participatory Democracy

Today, democracy and local governments are emerging as concepts that are handled together. There is widespread belief that local governments, which meet the socioeconomic and cultural needs of the individuals in the local community and provide public goods and services at the local level, are the basic institutions of democratic organization. With Turkey becoming the candidate ...

Health Disparities Among African Americans

The purpose of this research, “Health Disparities among African Americans,” is to increase our understanding of the demographic differences of health disparities that exist in America. The state of Tennessee is ranked third in the nation for obesity, and 48th in the nation in education success (CDC, 2014). The correlation between these variables, along with the intervening variable ...

Automated Aeroponics System Using IoT for Smart Farming

In recent years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has received much attention in the areas of industry and academia. Currently, IoT technologies are being applied in many fields and is changing lives in many areas such as smart homes, smart cities, smart grids, autonomous cars, and the industrial internet. Howbeit, traditional agriculture is still waiting for many changes to occur in ...

Los Valores en Los Consumidores Millennials de la Ciudad de Saltillo, Coahuila

This study makes a descriptive analysis of the clients profiles that belong to the Y or Millenial generation in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila. The study was performed using the Values List Scale (LOV) attributed to Khale (Khale, Beatty, & Homer, 1986) quoted by Irene Ramos Soler (2008). This scale was used for the investigation of market segmentation and in identifying target ...

El Cómic En La Clase De Ele: Las Actitudes De Los Estudiantes De Profesorado Y Algunas Repercusiones

Many researchers have considered comics as an excellent educational resource, pointing out to its advantages and its great educational potential. As a result, few authors have investigated the attitudes of students towards comics and they are rarely used as a teaching material in Benin in the learning of foreign languages. In this study, we aim to examine the attitudes of Beninese ...

Capital Expenditure and Firm Performance Evidence from Albanian Construction Sector

This paper investigates the link between the capital expenditures and firm performance of Albanian firms in the construction sector, based on the data collected from 30 firms between 2008 and 2015. The study took into consideration the fact that capital expenditures is not the only variable that influences the model and as a consequence other variables affecting financial ...

Mothers Adherence to Global Infant and Young Child Feeding Strategies in Ketu North District, Volta Region - Ghana

Background: Infant and young child nutrition has been engaging the attention of scientists and governments over the years. Their feeding practices comprise both breastfeeding as well as complementary feeding which have major role in determining the nutritional status of the child, therefore, there has been a well-established link between malnutrition and infant feeding. Children ...

Analyse De La Promotion Du Genre Et De L’équité Dans Le Processus Du Développement Local : Cas Du PDC De La Commune De Matamèye

This study aims is to identify the level of integration of the female component in development actions at the level of the urban commune of Matamèye. It is based on an exploitation of the field data with the help of a maintenance guide, a questionnaire and the support of the Municipal Development Plan. The interview took place in the semi-structured form. It is clear that there are ...

Comparative Study of the Impact of Class Repetition and Mass Promotion on Students’ Academic Achievement in Anambra State

This study investigated the impact of the practice of class repetition and mass promotion of failed JSS1 students on their academic achievement in Anambra State. The causal comparative or ex-post-facto type of the survey research design was adopted with four research questions and four hypotheses guiding the study. The population of the study consisted of all failed Junior ...

Esteem of Territory and Country in Puglia (Italy) in Perspective of Sustainable Tourism: The Strategic Experiential Approach. An Apulian Case History

The richness of tourism for Italian economy and employment depends on the use of environmental, artistic, historical resources, which the Country has available; but also on the realization of an optimal net of relationships and cooperations with the various regional, provincial and local institutions, based on a unitarian national vision of tourism development. The touristic market ...

Los Avatares De Las Acciones Gubernamentales Que Combaten El Acoso Escolar En El Estado De San Luis Potosí

The purpose of this article is to report the actions taken by the government in fighting against bullying in the State of San Luis Potosi. The study was carried out based on article 4° of the Mexican Constitution and article 12° of the San Luis Potosi Estate Constitution. Here, it was established that the State is responsible for the fulfillment of the best interest of the child ...

A Comparison of Playfulness Levels of the Secondary Students in Kayseri and Trabzon Cities

The aim of the study is to draw a comparison of 11-14 age group secondary school students playfulness level to play games which consist of physical activity. It also aims to evaluate playfulness level in terms of various parameters. For this purpose, 11-14 age group students’ playfulness level were examined according to cities, gender, and ages. A total of 523 11- 14 year-old ...

La Gestion Des Finances Publiques, Comment Gagner En Efficacite ?

In a field as sophisticated as public finances, which concerns the lives of our fellow citizens and their future, it would be risky to want to reform without a deep approach to decrypt the management of public finances... It is true that it is simpler and even simplistic, to make the economic and financial situation bear the responsibility for the difficulties of public finances, ...