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Zileli, Raif – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Thirty-four volunteer obese housewives, who have not done exercise regularly during the last six months and have had no health problems to prevent them from exercising, have participated in the study. For the participating volunteers (n = 34), their age averages have been determined as (39.30 ± 11.30 years), their average height have been…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Fitness, Obesity, Homemakers
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Suparti – International Education Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the determinant of consumptive behavior by analyzing learning experiences of housewives as members of Family Welfare Movement (PKK) in Malang, East Java Indonesia. Financial literacy is defined as personal knowledge and capability in financial management. Sample of this study was 123 housewives and…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Homemakers, Females, Consumer Economics
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Kulik, Anastasia; Neyaskina, Yuliya; Frizen, Marina; Shiryaeva, Olga; Surikova, Yana – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This article presents the results of a detailed empirical research, aimed at studying the quality of life in the context of extreme climatic, geographical and specific sociocultural living conditions. Our research is based on the methodological approach including social, economical, ecological and psychological characteristics and reflecting…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Geographic Regions, Climate, Income
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Feit, M. N.; Mathee, A.; Harpham, T.; Barnes, B. R. – Health Education Research, 2014
The objective of this formative research was to explore the acceptability and feasibility of changing housekeeping behaviors as a low-cost approach that may reduce childhood lead exposure in Johannesburg, South Africa. Using the Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs) methodology, modified housekeeping behaviors were negotiated with participants who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Change, Hazardous Materials, Environmental Influences
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Bikos, Lynette H.; Kocheleva, Julia – Journal of Career Development, 2013
Using life role salience theory, we investigated the extent to which occupational, parental, marital, and home care roles explained mental health outcomes among female expatriate spouses. Participants (N = 86) were from English-speaking Northern American or Western European countries; the average age was 38. Results of a two-way within-subject…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Females, Spouses
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Dowling, Sean – TESL-EJ, 2013
Learner-generated content (LGC) has always been produced as part of the learning process; however, it often generally goes no further than the teacher. Research has shown that by exposing LGC to a wider audience, students are motivated to produce work of a higher quality. The process of publishing and sharing LGC also helps students develop key…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Student Developed Materials, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mayorga, Magaly Noblega – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012
This article shows risk and protective factors for both physical and emotional intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. The study was carried out in a shanty town of Lima, Peru, which has a strong community organization. One hundred ninety-two women between 25 and 59 years old (M = 34.09, SD = 6.5) were interviewed; 44.3% had secondary…
Descriptors: Risk, Assertiveness, Foreign Countries, Family Violence
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Hesse-Biber, Sharlene – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2012
This article explores the deployment of triangulation in the service of uncovering subjugated knowledge and promoting social change for women and other oppressed groups. Feminist approaches to mixed methods praxis create a tight link between the research problem and the research design. An analysis of selected case studies of feminist praxis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Mixed Methods Research, Feminism
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Liang, Peilin – Research in Drama Education, 2012
Since the 1960s and 1970s, theatre artists from around the globe initiated a wave of theatre practice that is commonly known today as People's Theatre or Theatre for Empowerment. Transforming its participants from being mere "spectactors" to "spect-actors" capable of articulating their concerns on-stage, the ultimate goal of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Social Change, Political Attitudes
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Sigalla, Rachel Jactan; Carney, Stephen – International Journal of Educational Development, 2012
Microcredit strategies combine the logic of business, progressive approaches to learning from experience and the key aim to reduce poverty, especially amongst women. The focus in such interventions on the independent, entrepreneurial citizen suggests not only new ways to generate economic growth and sustainable development, but an important…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Economic Progress, Poverty, Females
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Treas, Judith; van der Lippe, Tanja; Tai, Tsui-o Chloe – Social Forces, 2011
A long-standing debate questions whether homemakers or working wives are happier. Drawing on cross-national data for 28 countries, this research uses multi-level models to provide fresh evidence on this controversy. All things considered, homemakers are slightly happier than wives who work fulltime, but they have no advantage over part-time…
Descriptors: Labor Force Nonparticipants, Spouses, Marital Status, Homemakers
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Landeros, Mary – Gender and Education, 2011
This article examines the challenges of parent-teacher relationships in an affluent school district, drawing on 30 in-depth interviews of mothers and elementary school teachers in the USA. Professional women who have put their careers on hold to care for their children are apt to define being a good mother in terms of the academic achievement of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Job Satisfaction, School Districts, Elementary School Teachers
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Jang, Suh Young; Kim, Namhee – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
Well-educated Korean women are returning to higher education in unprecedented numbers with the motivation of recovering their personal identity. The purpose of this qualitative study is to understand the ways in which this experience is meaningful to these re-entry women. In-depth interviews were conducted with 13 Korean full-time housewives aged…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Homemakers, Females, Nontraditional Students
Hess, Trina R. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This qualitative research study examined the "lived experiences" of learning identity during work transitions among three women (ages 35 to 55) who were not previously married. The research question was how do particular mid-life women who engage in a work transition re-construct the meaning of (or make sense of) their identity? Primary research…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Qualitative Research, Females, Transformative Learning
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Graglia, F. Carolyn – Academic Questions, 2009
This author is best known for her 1998 book "Domestic Tranquility: A Brief Against Feminism," in which she defended a woman's right to choose the role of homemaker, despite feminists' depiction of this role as parasitic and inferior. In this article, Graglia revisits these themes, and explains why she feels that many of the attributes of the…
Descriptors: Females, General Education, Mothers, Feminism
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