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For me, climate change is a crisis so big it is hard to think about at all. The study of spirituality, art and other cultural expressions falls under this category. BILINGUALISM: The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure. It describes colonial and post‑colonial efforts to generate exports from the less developed countries. As one of San Francisco State’s orignal departments, Anthropology has established a rich and deep tradition of preparing students not only for doctoral work and careers in the nation’s major centers of Anthropological study, but also for leading positions at every level of society.

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Publisher: Vamzzz Publishing (March 3, 2016)

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