In the literature on conflict and HIV/AIDS, African men are often presented in simplistic and
explicitly negative terms. It is generally taken for granted that those who use weapons are men
whilst those who suffer the consequences of conflict are women, and that men always hold power
in sexual relationships whilst women are always powerless. Certainly, African women and girls
have been made vulnerable by the behaviour of men and boys in conflict settings and in sexual
relationships. Yet the fact that gender hierarchies also oppress some men is seldom discussed.
In the framework of Black-Scholes-Merton option pricing models, by
employing exotic options instead of plain options or warrants, this paper presents an
equivalent decomposition method for the Callable Convertible Bonds (CCB). Furthermore,
the analytic valuation formulae for CCB are obtained by using the analytic formulae for those
simpler securities decomposed from CCB. This method is validated by comparing with Monte
Carlo simulation. Besides, the effects of call clauses, coupon clauses, soft call condition
clauses and dividend payment are analyzed respectively.
Mechanical Reproduction’, in which he argued that mechanical reproduction
destroys the aura of the formerly unique work of art and thus, for the first time
in history, ‘emancipates the work of art from its parasitical dependence on rit-
ual’ (Benjamin, 1979: 224) It is precisely in the dissemination of mechanical-
ly reproduced artworks that quantity leads to the quality of a modern society,
thereby gaining a new politically relevant status. In contrast to the ‘pure’ art of
former centuries, it affords modern artworks a social function for the masses....
Other important elements of good design include independence of the agencies making funding
decisions, use of peer review and competitive procedures with clear criteria for project selection. Support
for commercialisation should also be temporary and accompanied by clear sunset clauses and transparent
As noted before, support policies also require a good understanding of the state of
development of green technologies; support for commercialisation should not be provided before
technologies reach a sufficiently mature state. ...
The difference between investee earnings and investee dividends is the amount of earnings
accruing to the investor that the investee retained, or the unremitted earnings of the investee.
Thus, the equity-based investment account is equal to the original investment plus the
investor’s proportionate share of the investee’s cumulative retained earnings since the invest-
ment was made. In this sense, the equity method represents an extension of accrual account-
ing to investments in common shares. However, the balance sheet doesn’t reflect the cost of
the investment anymore.
There are multifaceted, complex and inter-related issues underlying both of these
phenomena. One area that is gaining attention and being increasingly analyzed and acted upon by
grassroots women’s organizations is the interplay of women’s access to, control and ownership of
land and housing and HIV.
Ownership of housing and land are significant components of a woman’s overall well-being
Advocacy efforts recognize that, in order to build support for family planning and other
reproductive health, a variety of different audiences and approaches must be used. To
increase men’s participation in reproductive health, advocacy activities can be used to
address a variety of legislative, institutional, religious, and cultural barriers. At the commu-
nity level, opinion leaders and religious leaders often have negative perceptions of family
So it has to be explored
how much knowledge of organic farming consumers already have, and how they would like to
be more informed. Studies concerning consumer demand for organic food products are still un-
der-developed in the Northern Thai region. Therefore, the present paper aims to understand the
perceptions and attitudes towards organic food products in this region, to collect detailed infor-
mation of the demographic characteristics and to identify the reasons affecting consumers’ be-
havior towards organic food products. ...
The Master Plan for the Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia’s Economic Development
(MP3EI) is the Indonesian government’s current development master plan. Launched in May
2011, this ambitious policy aims to leapfrog Indonesia into the ten biggest economies by 2025,
by increasing GDP to US $4.5 trillion as well as by increasing GDP per capita income from a
current level of US$ 3000 to US$ 15,000.
Desmoplastic melanoma (DM) is an unusual, non-pigmented, sclerosing variant of spindle
cell malignant melanoma that can range in appearance from sarcomatoid to scar-like lesion.
Cytomorphologic features described on FNA include a moderate cellularity with pleomorphic
spindle cells occurring singly and in small aggregates. The spindle cells exhibit plump
nuclei with deep grooves and folds, coarse and clumped chromatin, and inconspicuous to
multiple, prominent nucleoli, along with naked spindly nuclei. Intranuclear cytoplasmic
inclusions are rare.
This Business Plan shows how astronomers at the Armagh Observatory will deliver on the Observa-
tory's key business areas in support of the Northern Ireland Executive's Programme for Government, the
cross-cutting STEM Strategy and key actions and objectives of its sponsor government department, the
Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL). First, we provide an introduction
to the organization and the principal research themes in astronomy and related sciences addressed by
sta in the Observatory and their international partners.
Term and termination
The normal term of a project will begin with the signing of a written
agreement and end with the client’s acceptance of your completed
services. If something happens in the meantime to make cancellation
necessary, the agreement must describe in advance the process for
doing that, from notiﬁ cation through calculation of your ﬁ nal invoice.
That ﬁ nal billing might cover time and materials for actual services
performed through the date of cancellation, or it might be a lump-sum
cancellation fee, or perhaps a combination of the two.
Hermanson and Citro conclude that between 1989 and 1995, noteworthy progress had
been made in the housing conditions of older persons. Furthermore, the increase in the
number of older households headed by persons aged 75 and older occurred entirely
among owners, indicating that the elderly had been able to increasingly age in place.
Housing quality for the elderly remains relatively high. The authors, however, conclude
that some problems yet remain.
Tham khảo sách 'interagency guideline on opioid dosing for chronic non-cancer pain: an educational aid to improve care and safety with opioid therapy', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả
The last few months have seen continuing volatility in Britain’s economic data. After a fall of 0.5% in the
fourth quarter of last year, GDP has risen by the same amount in the first quarter of this year. So over the
two quarters taken together there has been no economic growth – an outcome weaker than many people,
including me, had expected two or three months ago, but nevertheless one which has not fulfilled fears of a
new contraction. The inflation rate moved sharply higher in January, under the influence of the increase in
A major limitation to available data is that
levels of control for particular
patients are not identified
as there are individual differences in the risks of
glycemia, weight gain, and other adverse effects. Furthe
with multifactorial interventions, it is unclear how differ
components (e.g., educational interventions, glycem
targets, food selection, lifestyle changes, and medication
contribute to the
reduction of complications. The level o
evidence for a given guideline should be considered wh
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble antioxidant, constituting one among the most
prevalent dietary antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables and beverages. Dietary intake is
usually in the area of 100 mg/d, with a DRI-RDA of 75mg/d (men) and 60mg/d (women)
(National Academy of Sciences, 2000). Food items rich in vitamin C include bell peppers (ca.
120 mg/100g) and citrus fruits such as oranges (ca. 50 mg/100g) (Souci, 2000). Vitamin C
contribution to the total antioxidant activity conferred e.g.
We have no recognized standards in sales, but we have
plenty of sales models to choose from.
Many sales forces use all of them, some of them, or some
hybrid of them. Unfortunately, allowing the sales force to
follow their own model creates a considerable disparity of
which model is working best.
Let’s examine some of the models that have been
developed along the way and that sales trainers have been
delivering. Which ones are you using?
This model contains instructions on not only what
salespeople should say, but also what they should do while
Case studies for emerging risks in the second section include evidence-based
precautionary interventions to safeguard blood supplies, the evaluation of
nanoparticle deposition in the lung and nasal airways and the discourse surrounding
emerging potential health risks of genetically modified animals consumed as food.
The third chapter by Tyshenko et al.
We are all aware of the essential role that insurance services play as a commercial and
infrastructural service. From an infrastructural perspective it promotes financial and social
stability, mobilizes and channel savings, supports trade, commerce and entrepreneurial
activity and improves the quality of the lives of individuals. In a fast-globalizing world
economy, Governments the world over are faced with challenges relating to the
regulatory environment, emerging global trends in the insurance sector, technological
innovations and liberalization of the insurance sector.