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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 “Painfully Inconvenient” Recession, 1954

Daniel J. Clark.

in Disruption in Detroit

September 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 9103 words.

During the 1954 recession, tens of thousands of Detroit autoworkers experienced prolonged layoffs and relied on unemployment pay and secondary jobs. Industry officials and civic leaders...

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A “ready-made State”1 :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.

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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A 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Performance

Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins and Penelope K. Elias.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Using a two-stage growth curve analysis, change over time in performance on tests in the Halstead-Reitan Battery and Average Impairment Rating (AIR) was assessed for 53 individuals who...

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A 1-year follow-up evaluation of a sexual-health education program for Spanish adolescents compared with a well-established program

Alexandra Morales, José P. Espada and Mireia Orgilés.

in European Journal of Public Health

February 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 5186 words.

Background: Competencies for adolescents with a healthy sexuality (COMPAS) is the only school-based sexual health promotion program in Spain that has been found to be as...

A 4-way decomposition analysis of poor social relations and depressive symptoms over the life-course

C Bean, R Pingel, N Berg, J Hallqvist and A Hammarström.

in The European Journal of Public Health

November 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 368 words.

A 5-Year Retrospective Examination of Cognitive Screening Test Stages in Normal Older Adults and Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Kenichi Meguro, Masumi Shimada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Junichi Ishizaki, Atsushi Yamadori and Yasuyoshi Sekita.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3968 words.

One conception of aging and cognitive deterioration is that cognitive decline becomes common with age, and dementia may be regarded as one extreme of the continuum. An alternative conception...

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A. and R. v Federal Republic of Germany

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 5125 words.

“A Bastion of Sanity in a Crazy World”: A Local Feminist Movement and the Reconstitution of Scale, Space, and Place in an Eastern German City

Katja M. Guenther.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 9926 words.

This article examines the development of the local women’s movement in one city in eastern Germany since German unification in 1990. Utilizing a framework that attends to issues of scale,...

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“A Careful Inquiry to Establish Her Sex beyond a Doubt”

Lindsay Parks Pieper.

in Sex Testing

May 2016; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 7504 words.

This chapter illustrates the sex-segregated framework of sport and highlights the historical threats to the sex/gender status quo. In the early twentieth century, track and field was the...

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“A Chief Charm of the Game”

Roger R. Tamte.

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

July 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 1152 words.

Mass play (in which offensive players bunch together, typically including linemen moved into the backfield, to pound forward on a narrow spot in the defensive line) is growing in use by...

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“A Collective of Individuals”: Between Self and Solidarity in a Rainbow Gathering*

Iddo Tavory and Yehuda C. Goodman.

in Sociology of Religion

January 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Sociology of Religion. 9955 words.

Using ethnographic fieldwork, this paper examines the relation between practices of individuality and solidarity in an alternative spiritual gathering called “The Rainbow” in Israel....

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