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Clausal Subordination in Bangla: A Cross-Modular Approach

Author: 
Bagchi, Tista
Year: 
1993

     This study examines the multi-faceted phenomenon of clausal subordination in Bangla (a.k.a. Bengali), an Indian language spoken in eastern South Asia, i.e., in the country of Bangladesh and in the states of West Bengal and Tripura in India. . . . This study focuses on the subordinate clause types of Bangla that are more or less unequivocally cases of clausal subordination in the syntactic and/or semantic representations. The specific clause types I . . .

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An Analysis of the Role of Communication, Education and Occupational Experience in the Process of Modernization in Developing Countries: With Special Reference to India and Bangladesh

Author: 
Goonasekera, Sriyawansa Anurakumara
Year: 
1983

     Using data for India and Bangladesh from Inkeles and Smiths' study Becoming Modern: Individual Change in Six Developing Countries, this dissertation examines the role of education, communication and modern occupational experience in the process of modernization. Initially four attitudinal and behavioural attributes of modernity were identified. These were, worldliness, new experiences, higher aspirations and the propensity to plan. Items that tap these attributes were then selected from Inkeles and Smiths' OM questionnaire and factor analysed.

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Contraceptive Practice in Bangladesh: A Study of Mediators and Differentials

Author: 
Shahidullah, Sheikh M.
Year: 
1982

     
     This study sought to examine the relative importance of the various behavioral and situational factors that influenced contraceptive practice in Bangladesh. The analysis is based on data from a national probability sample of 5518 currently married women interviewed in 1975-76 under the Bangladesh Fertility Survey, a project of the World Fertility Survey.

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Rank Among Muslims in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Author: 
Prindle, Carol Susan
Year: 
1982

     The dissertation presents a study of rank among the Bengali Muslims of urban Chittagong in Bangladesh. It provides an account of systems of rank which endeavors to reflect Bengali Muslim understandings about social differentiation and rank. Three central issues are addressed by the dissertation. The first issue is the relation between an egalitarian ideology -- Islam -- and the facts of rank.

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Marriage and Divorce in Bangladesh

Author: 
Ahmed, Ashraf Uddin
Year: 
1982

     This dissertation examines three aspects of family sociology--family formation (age at first marriage), family structure (age difference between spouses), and family disorganization (divorce) for Bangladesh using the 1975 Bangladesh Fertility Survey data, a multivariate sample of 6510 ever-married women of age 15 to 49.

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Masters of Earth: Conceptions of

Author: 
Thorp, John P.
Year: 
1978

     This study "approaches the concept of power in Bangladesh culturally." "In this approach each cultural system is presumed to elaborate concepts of power specific to itself, and the analyst is interested in following these concepts into whatever fields of social activity that they might lead. . . . The objective of the study is to establish at least the outlines of the conception of power within the cultural system of Muslim Bengal. . . . In particular, this study deals with one community of rural Muslims in Bangladesh.

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Education in East Pakistan: A Case Study in Planned Change

Author: 
Peshkin, Alan
Year: 
1962

     This study is primarily concerned with the initial phase of a change program directed toward the improvement of twenty high schools in East Pakistan. The focus of the study is: (1) on the changes which were introduced in the twenty schools during period January, 1959 to May, 1961, and (2) on the factors which encouraged and discouraged the introduction of change. . . . The first two chapters present the historical background for the discussion which follows thereafter.

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