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Police Social Work

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

Police social workers are professionally trained social workers or individuals with related academic degrees employed within police departments or social service agencies who receive...

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Mapping the Heavens

in When Physics Became King

March 2005; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 13364 words.

This chapter looks at developments in astronomy, the consolidation of observational astronomy, and the importation of laboratory science into the study of the heavens. Astronomy had never...

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Geography of Crime

Richard Yarwood.

in Geography

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Human Geography. 7723 words.

Crime and the fear of crime are significant aspects of daily life and as such have been studied closely by human geographers who have examined the interactions between crime, space, and...

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Multicultural Sport Psychology’s Consulting Role in the United States Activist–Athlete Movement

Jessica L. David, Jesse A. Steinfeldt, I. S. Keino Miller and Jacqueline E. Hyman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology. 8295 words.

Multiculturalism is a broad term that encapsulates a number of idealistic constructs related to inclusion, understanding the diverse experiences of others, and creating...

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Community Interventions for Hoarding

Christiana Bratiotis and Sheila R. Woody.

in The Oxford Handbook of Hoarding and Acquiring

January 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Counselling Psychology. 8979 words.

Human service providers from diverse disciplines have a practical need to learn skills for intervention with hoarding clients. Professionals from fields such as housing, public health,...

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