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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Mutants lying within the same cistron; more properly called a noncomplementation group.

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Media Reform in Guatemala

Mark Camp.

in Strategies for Media Reform

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Interdisciplinary Studies. 2066 words.

This chapter explores the use of community radio by Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala as a vital source of self-expression. In the light of the continuing refusal of Guatemalan governments to...

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Group Status

Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 20810 words.

Group status refers to the extent to which members of a group are respected and admired by others. All known societies are characterized by status stratifications, with the most advantaged...

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Race, Class, Gender and Climate Change Communication

Adam R. Pearson, Matthew T. Ballew, Sarah Naiman and Jonathon P. Schuldt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 14388 words.

Interest in the audience factors that shape the processing of climate change messaging has risen over the past decade, as evidenced by dozens of studies demonstrating message effects that...

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Gangs and Intergroup Communication

DaJung Woo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 8684 words.

Gang violence and its impact on society is a well-documented phenomenon. Until recently, gang research has been mostly conducted by criminologists and sociologists. Some scholars consider...

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Network Theory and Intergroup Approaches

Cynthia Stohl.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 5435 words.

A social network consists of interactive patterns among individuals and groups that are created by transmitting and exchanging messages through time and space. A central feature of...

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Communicating About Climate Change, Natural Gas Development, and “Fracking”: U.S. and International Perspectives

Christopher E. Clarke, Dylan Budgen, Darrick T.N. Evensen, Richard C. Stedman, Hilary S. Boudet and Jeffrey B. Jacquet.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 14022 words.

The impacts associated with unconventional natural gas development (UGD) via hydraulic fracturing have generated considerable controversy and introduced terms such as “fracking” into the...

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Public Health and Community Organizing as Agents for Change in Health and Risk Messaging

Paul W. Speer and Leah Marion Roberts.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10683 words.

Agents of change serve as catalysts for stimulating social change, particularly at community and societal levels of analysis. We often think about the characteristics of individuals who act...

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Marxist Traditions in Cultural Studies

Lee Artz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 12042 words.

Cultural studies seeks to understand and explain how culture relates to the larger society and draws on social theory, philosophy, history, linguistics, communication, semiotics, media...

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Message Sensation Value in Health and Risk

Jie Xu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10410 words.

Message sensation value (MSV) is defined as the degree to which a message’s format and content features elicit sensory, affective, and arousal responses. MSV research has received...

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