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Rabbis as Romans

Hayim Lapin.

July 2012; published online September 2012.

Book. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 272 pages.

The Rabbinic Movement emerged in Palestine by the late second century. Although frequently studied for its significance to the history of Judaism, it is more rarely studied as an example of...

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Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment

Stephen D. Cohen.

February 2007; published online May 2007.

Book. Subjects: International Economics. 368 pages.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs) play a large and growing role in shaping our world, both economically and politically. Public and academic opinion has...

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In the Shadow of Death

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto and Arlene Andrews.

March 2007; published online April 2010.

Book. 326 pages.

Little is known about the effects of having a loved one on death row, and alternative visions of punishment that offer the possibility for forgiveness and recovery are also underrepresented...

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Safe and Healthy School Environments

Edited by Howard Frumkin, Robert Geller, I. Leslie Rubin and Janice Nodvin.

August 2006; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 480 pages.

School is the child's workplace. Children spend many of their waking hours at school, in circumstances that are often suboptimal. There may be excessive crowding, poor indoor air quality,...

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The Incidence and Economic Burden of Injuries in the United States

Eric A. Finkelstein, Phaedra S. Corso and Ted R. Miller.

April 2006; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 202 pages.

Injuries are one of the most serious public health problems facing the United States today. Through premature death, disability, medical cost, and lost productivity, injuries impact the...

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Adolescence

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin.

August 2006; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 264 pages.

Of the 33 million adolescents in the United States, almost 10 million are at risk of failing to become responsible adults. They attend schools that do not serve their needs, lack the...

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What the Face Reveals

Edited by Paul Ekman and Erika L. Rosenberg.

April 2005; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 672 pages.

While we have known for centuries that facial expressions can reveal what people are thinking and feeling, it is only recently that the face has been studied scientifically for what it can...

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The Innate Mind

Edited by Peter Carruthers, Stephen Laurence and Stephen Stich.

July 2005; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: Metaphysics. 0 pages.

This is the first of three volumes on the subject of innateness. The extent to which the mind is innate is one of the central questions in the human sciences, with important implications...

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The New Ruthless Economy

Simon Head.

March 2005; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: Economics. 240 pages.

In the great boom of the 1990s, compensation to the top level of management soared, but the wage levels of most Americans barely grew at all. This stagnation has baffled experts, but this...

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Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Edited by Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark.

September 2005; published online April 2010.

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 400 pages.

Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued...

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