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Gender Roles

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Undergraduate student, Ben Knox studied gender roles of Fijian men. One aspect of his research was to understand and describe the philosphical ideal of "Vaka Vanua” which translates roughly to "resemble the land” and is of great meaning to Fijian men. >
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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