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Young Women, Young Men and Marriage

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UAB graduate student Christel Carlisle discusses her research project about social change in Fiji. Historically, women were brought to the Fijian island of Nayal to marry the male residents. However it is becoming more common for young women to marry men from other islands or move to the big island, taking jobs and living independently. As a result, the island of Nayal has many more young men than young women. Christel interviewed women of various ages to try to understand the factors related to these social changes. >
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Young Men, Young Women and Marriage

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Alabama Course of Study

Social Studies, Grade 9-12, World Geography – Human, 2004
1.) Explain the diversity of human characteristics in major geographic realms and regions of the world; a. describe cultural characteristics related to language, architecture, religion, music, art, food, clothing, traditions

Social Studies, Grade 9-12, Sociology, 2004
3.) a. Comparing ways in which cultures differ, change, and resist change
7.) Describe types and characteristics of groups. (Ex. Gender roles)

 

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    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting