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Physical punishment is meted out to correct the errant child, usually by swats on the rear, but not the face, unless the misbehavior is extremely severe. The emphasis on family cohesion is more pronounced among Catholics than among Protestants. Schools follow the dictates of the French educational system. Only since 1994 in Alsace has education been permitted in the German (but not Alsatian) language at the primary level. Until 1990, instruction in German before the equivalent of high school was legally proscribed in France only in Alsace.

1990). " In Sepik Heritage: Tradition and Change in Papua New Guinea, edited by Nancy Lutkehaus et al. 129-149. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. Kelm, H. (1966). Kunst vom Sepik II. Berlin: Museum für Völkerkunde. Albanians Thurnwald, R. (1914). ``Entdeckungen im Becken des oberen Sepik," Mitteilungen aus den deutschen Schutzgebieten 27(3): 338-348. (1916). ``Vorstösse nach dem Quellgebiet des Kaiserin-Augusta-Flusses, dem Sand-Fluss und dem Nord-Fluss bis an das Küstengeberge," Mitteilungen aus den deutschen Schutzgebieten 29(2): 82-93.

7 percent of all immigrants) and also young families, emigrated primarily for economic reasons. Emigrants' remittances constitute an estimated onefifth of the nation's gross domestic product. In 1999 there were approximately 500,000 Albanian migrant workers in Greece, 200,000 in Italy, 12,000 in Germany, 12,000 in the United States, 5,000 in Canada, 2,500 in Belgium, 2,000 in France, and 2,000 in Turkey. Internal migration has depopulated poverty-stricken rural areas, while urban areas such as the Tirana district have nearly doubled in size (from 374,500 in 1990 to 618,200 in 1999).

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