MIASA

AcronymDefinition
MIASAMining Industry Association of Southern Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa)
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It has been argued that Merina peasants of Madagascar's central high-plateau make a sharp distinction between unpaid work on the one hand (miasa), which is carried out with kin, and paid work for others (mikarama).
Although the linguistic marking of the difference was less pronounced than for men, I repeatedly found that when people referred to housewives, they said their mother "cared for the house" or "did stuff around the house." (33) By contrast when young women worked for wages as maids they "worked in the house" (miasa antrano).
Fat cherubs slurp wine from goatskins on the painted walls of Rynek Starego Miasa, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, where buskers sing Polish folk tunes on the corners.
Miasa Automotive LLC, a Spanish company chose Muncie for its first U.S.
The Origin of the Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA)