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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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ethnic group

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Medicine and Health.

A community or group of people with distinctive social, cultural, and behavioral characteristics that distinguish them from others in the same or different country or society. Members of an...

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industrial hygiene

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — History of the Americas.

The art and science devoted to recognition, evaluation, and control of the environmental factors and stresses that occur in or are related to the workplace and working conditions that may...

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academic freedom

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — History of the Americas.

The right of scholars to study and report on any problem that their curiosity and conscience dictate, without fear of retribution. This right may be infringed when studies are paid for by...

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gangs

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — United States History.

Social groups, usually of adolescents and young adults, often single-sex groups, that may form, dissolve, and form again with changed membership. They provide mutual emotional and social...

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mental hospital

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — United States History.

An institution that provides care and shelter for people with mental, emotional, and personality disorders, sometimes severe enough to require custodial care. Mental hospitals have a long...

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Clarke, Parker

Ernest A. Clarke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Surgery; Military History. 1169 words.

Clarke, Parker (03 April 1748–25 March 1823), surgeon and soldier, was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts, the son of Parker Clarke and Lydia Phillips. In 1769 he married Judith Lunt; they had...