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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Anti-Jock Movement

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

January 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1419 words.

The “anti-jock” movement is a mainly online, youth-driven response to concerns about high school and mainstream sport cultures. The movement is led by young males who are (or...


Mike Cronin.

in Sport

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 1174 words.

What is ‘sport’ and why has the urge to run or jump, to wrestle, or master a moving ball individually, or in a team, been part of human culture for so long? The ‘Introduction’ explains that...

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