Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions
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Quote of the Day: 16 December 2013 on Women, Political Culture, and Political Institutions

“What people learn about their worth and role in society has an impact on the way they engage with politics…The political culture of a country shapes the ways in which women’s political ability is judged in political institutions and in society and how women see politics, themselves, and their capacity to contribute to the political … Continue reading

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In Focusing on Only What I Can Control I Have To Deal with Handling Disappointment

So one of my goals for 2012, frankly this is a rollover from 2011 really, is to stay focused on what I can control. Basically, I can’t control other people not my friends, not my family, not my teachers, not my classmates and colleagues but I CAN control what I do: how I study, how … Continue reading

Research Journal Entry 15 Sept 05
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Research Journal Entry 15 Sept 05

So A LOT has happened since the 6th. I met with Prof. [X] finally went to FLACSO; met..the other Fulbrighter; finally talked two someone at INSTRAW and I’m so excited right now. I had a really good talk with Jacqueline. She lent me a book and gave me lots of papers to read. I also … Continue reading

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One Month Down (Email Update Excerpt)

Hello, A lot has happened in the month I have been here: I moved in to my house Started my project Joined a gym Met lots of cool people Started taking French Became a master of the carros públicos Well about two weeks ago I moved into a house. I am renting the downstairs and … Continue reading

Greetings from Santo Domingo (Email Update Excerpt)
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Greetings from Santo Domingo (Email Update Excerpt)

Hola!!! So Im taking a minute out of my day to learn the Dominican keyboard again and to speak some english. So if you haven’t guessed by now….I have made it to the Dominican Republic it took about 12 hrs longer than I thought and a new suitcase but I made it. (Lets just say … Continue reading