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Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen.

in Umami

June 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 8502 words.

This chapter examines how the intensity of the taste imparted by umami is affected by synergistic interactions with other substances that increase its gustatory intensity. It has been said...

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Jennifer C. Hunt.

in Seven Shots

October 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 16136 words.

This chapter gives an account of two dedicated police officers, Paul Yurkiw and Rich Teemsma, working in the Emergency Service departments and discusses their brave acts in July 1997....

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Nichola Khan.

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 7148 words.

This chapter by Nichola Khan revisits a complicated relationship she formed with a key interlocutor and self-identified MQM mercenary belonging to Karachi’s Muttahida Quami Movement party...

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Jennifer C. Hunt.

in Seven Shots

October 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 26122 words.

This chapter outlines the concerns about terrorism that came to the forefront of police consciousness only to momentarily dissipate under the weight of a bloody trial. On February 4, 1999,...

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A “ready-made State”<sup>1</sup> :The Mode of Institutional Transition in East Germany After 1989

Edited by Anne Goedicke.

in After the Fall of the Wall

September 2006; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 7797 words.

This chapter presents a condensed history of the political and institutional aspects of East German transformation. Four characteristics make the East German transition path unique in...

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A “Recipe” for Culture Change? Findings From the THRIVE Survey of Culture Change Adopters

Amy Elliot, Lauren W. Cohen, David Reed, Kimberly Nolet and Sheryl Zimmerman.

in The Gerontologist

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3388 words.

Purpose of the Study: Descriptions of culture change adoption are often complex and varied, creating a challenge for those seeking guidance about...

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A “Society for All Ages”: Saving Social Security and Medicare

Stephen Gorin.

in Health & Social Work

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

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A ‘new institutional fix’? The ‘community turn’ and the changing role of the voluntary sector

Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7984 words.

This chapter explores how policies for regenerating deprived areas and tackling different aspects of social exclusion in the UK have taken a ‘community turn’ which embraces an enhanced role...

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A ‘pivotal moment’? Education policy in England, 2005

Alan Dyson, Kirstin Kerr and Mel Ainscow.

in Social Policy Review 18

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5880 words.

This chapter argues that the Labour government reached a pivotal point in its third term, in relation to its two long-standing objectives of raising educational performance, while also...

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A ‘Polite and Commercial People’? Masculinity and Economic Violence in Scotland, 1700–60

Tawny Paul.

in Nine Centuries of Man

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 8056 words.

Classical economic theory suggests that commerce played a central role in the growth of politeness and the decline of violence. This chapter complicates commerce’s role in the civilising...

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