Understanding the process of market relationship: The Indian experience
Market has taken an upbeat in the present globalise world. The idea of market has dominated the discussion in both academic and practical worlds. It is in this context, it is more essential to understand, the local knowledge especially when the Multinational companies are expanding into the new spaces. At the outset, it might look as though the globalise world has one language, whereas, the regional factors...
A comparison of faculty membersâ€™ and studentsâ€™ definitions of political bias in the classroom
The author conducted an online survey of students and faculty members at a medium-sized, Midwestern, public university to determine whether or not members of both groups would label a professor or instructor as politically biased if he or she engaged in specific behaviors. Overall, the results indicated that students and faculty members define bias similarly, though there are some noteworthy...
Does illiteracy influence pregnancy complications among women in the slums of greater Mumbai
This paper examines utilization of health services available to the women in the slums on hilly area in Mumbai and also checks whether non utilization of antenatal care (ANC) and having reproductive health problems during pregnancy create complications during child delivery vis-à-vis standard of living index constructed from household amenities, housing quality, drinking water, electricity and toilet...
Foreign official development assistance (ODA) and Ghanaâ€™s development: The case for â€˜â€˜bringing culture back inâ€™â€™ to the analysis
Many developing countries, including Ghana, have received substantial amounts of foreign aid inflows for almost five decades. The benefits associated with such receipts have however been scarce. It is now a general knowledge that aid has not yet yielded expected ends. It has been argued that Ghana’s underdevelopment is attributable to colonialism and the integration into the world capitalist system; others also...