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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Link, Henry Charles

Richard T. von Mayrhauser.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1972 words.

Link, Henry Charles (27 August 1889–09 January 1952), psychologist, was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of George Link, a carpenter, and Martha Kraus. He enrolled at North Western (now...

A Baidya-Bourgeois World: The Sociology of Braided Sciences

Projit Bihari Mukharji.

in Doctoring Traditions

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 16596 words.

This chapter provides a socio-historical profile of the main actors of the book. The chapter also argues that these reformers, all men, embodied bivalent identities. On the one hand they...

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W. & R. Chambers and the Market for Print

in Steam-Powered Knowledge

February 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 5581 words.

This chapter assesses the activities of W. & R. Chambers in the early days of their history. William Chambers and his younger brother Robert were booksellers who used the dead time in their...

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Intellectual Freedom

Matthew Stanley.

in Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 15821 words.

The previous chapter laid the foundation for the argument that the central controversy in the control of Victorian science education was not religion, but rather sectarianism and dogmatism....

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Religion First—and Last

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross.

in Creationism's Trojan Horse

February 2004; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 27604 words.

This chapter documents the religious essence of intelligent design and establishes its true identity as creationism, based on the words and publications of the intelligent design...

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Some Reflections on Anthropology of the Risk of Radiation

D. Van Nuffelen.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

December 1996; p ublished online December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 0 words.

Since any scientific result is, in the view of K. Popper, nothing else but a provisional truth, it is idle and unintelligent to claim that any given model is the best. This point correctly...

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Stepping Stones to Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: Intergroup Contact, Forgiveness, and Trust

Miles Hewstone, Jared B. Kenworthy, Ed Cairns, Nicole Tausch, Joanne Hughes, Tania Tam, Alberto Voci, von Ulrich Hecker and Catherine Pinder.

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10894 words.

This chapter highlights three stepping stones for success in interventions for violent intergroup conflicts: investigating when and how intergroup contact results in reduced prejudice and...

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Exploring equity, diversity and interdependence through dialogue and understanding in rural Northern Ireland

Michael Murray and Brendan Murtagh.

in Community Development Journal

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 0 words.

There is growing consciousness that if communities are being encouraged to more fully embrace ideas of inclusiveness and diversity, then so also do the service organizations with which they...

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Urban segregation and community initiatives in Northern Ireland

Brendan Murtagh.

in Community Development Journal

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

ABSTRACT The community problems created by Belfast's ethnic map are complex and severe. Poverty, accentuated by sectarian territory, has created intense social malaise in highly segregated ...

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