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  • July 23, 2013
  • 02:50 AM
  • 310 views

Attracting, Motivating and Retaining Executives

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Attracting, Motivating and Retaining Executives: Lessons From Years as an HR Executive From Compensation & Benefits Review   This article considers the elements involved in attracting, retaining, and motivating the Executive.  During the first quarter of the 20th century, interest … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • July 16, 2013
  • 02:45 AM
  • 219 views

News coverage of female politicians focuses on personality, males on the issues

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Traits versus Issues: How Female Candidates Shape Coverage of Senate and Gubernatorial Race From Political Research Quarterly With more and more women representing the 50 states on Capitol Hill every year, many have noted that female politicians are not given … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • July 5, 2013
  • 09:02 AM
  • 197 views

Making a point and making a noise: Pussy Riot a punk prayer

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From Law, Culture and the Humanities  This article highlights the link between law and music and how they matter to each other. Furthermore it identifies how the aesthetic, the legal, and the political are connected. These links are explored through … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • July 4, 2013
  • 02:50 AM
  • 647 views

Is the recent Nigella and Saatchi ‘incident’ an example of strangulation as coercive control in an intimate relationship?

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“Do you know what it feels like to drown?” Strangulation as coercive control in intimate relationships From Psychology of Women Quarterly A recent shocking image circulated by the UK press of a photograph taken of popular TV chef Nigella Lawson … Continue reading →... Read more »

Kristie A. Thomas, Manisha Joshi, & Susan B. Sorenson. (2013) “Do You Know What It Feels Like to Drown?” Strangulation as Coercive Control in Intimate Relationships. psychology of women. info:/10.1177/0361684313488354

  • June 26, 2013
  • 03:22 AM
  • 333 views

Cyber-bullying: A 21st century phenomenon?

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Bullying enters the 21st Century? Turning a critical eye to cyber-bullying research From Youth Justice A number of high profile suicides of young adults and adolescents, which have been linked by the media to social media and cyber-bulling, have made … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • June 20, 2013
  • 02:55 AM
  • 348 views

The ill-treatment of employees with disabilities in British workplaces

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From Work Employment & Society While society sees employment as the key to social membership, the assumption that employees with disabilities are of less productive worth leads to stigmatization and discrimination. This article uses data from the British Workplace Behaviour … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • June 11, 2013
  • 02:55 AM
  • 155 views

Animals and humans – A false divide?

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Special issue: Shared life Numéro spécial: La Vie partagée From Social Science Information We don’t just share our lives with animals; we are animals – a reality that we often choose to forget in modern Western culture.  This special issue … Continue reading →... Read more »

Lestel, D., & Taylor, H. (2013) Shared life: An introduction. Social Science Information, 52(2), 183-186. DOI: 10.1177/0539018413477335  

  • May 23, 2013
  • 03:00 AM
  • 471 views

The impact of the BP oil spill on tourism

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Understanding the effects of a tourism crisis: The impact of the BP oil spill on regional lodging demand From Journal of Travel Research Tourism as one of the most economically important industries is also one of the most vulnerable to … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • May 22, 2013
  • 03:00 AM
  • 181 views

Achilles tendon injuries more likely in male “Weekend Warriors” than others

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Achilles Tendon Injuries in a United States Population From Foot & Ankle International Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to this study. The activity most likely to cause the injury was basketball, and … Continue reading →... Read more »

  • July 7, 2011
  • 03:20 AM
  • 949 views

US healthcare system can’t cope with the increasing amount of bone fractures suffered by the growing number of elderly

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A Guide to Improving the Care of Patients with Fragility Fractures From Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation The post World War II Baby Boom generation will reach 65 years old this year. The Baby Boomers encompass an estimated 78 million Americans and are expected to live longer and healthier than preceding generations, due to their [...]... Read more »

Bukata, S., DiGiovanni, B., Friedman, S., Hoyen, H., Kates, A., Kates, S., Mears, S., Mendelson, D., Serna, F., Sieber, F.... (2011) A Guide to Improving the Care of Patients With Fragility Fractures. Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery , 2(1), 5-37. DOI: 10.1177/2151458510397504  

  • July 6, 2011
  • 10:26 AM
  • 763 views

Privacy and the press: An impressive collection of articles plus a recording of the notable Index privacy debate

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In a piece recently featured on SAGE Insight, we highlight again this timely Index on Censorship issue on privacy, and in addition we draw your attention to the recent  impressive debate organized by Index; you can now  listen to the recording. Index privacy debate: Replay Max Mosley, Hugh Tomlinson QC, Suzanne Moore and David Price QC [...]... Read more »

Brian Cathcart. (2011) Code breakers. Index on Censorship, 40(2). DOI: 10.1177/0306422011410013  

  • July 6, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 946 views

Is exportation of hazardous waste the future solution, in the face of unsustainable methods?

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Review article: Persistent organic pollutants and landfills – a review of past experiences and future challenges From Waste Management & Research The landfilling and dumping of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other persistent hazardous compounds can have significant adverse environmental consequences. POPs will persist in landfills for many decades and possibly centuries. The build up [...]... Read more »

  • June 21, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 492 views

Guns in the home provide a greater risk than benefit

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Risks and benefits of a gun in the home From American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine  Despite the fact that nearly one-third of American households have a firearm, studies show that having a gun in the home poses a household a greater health risk than a potential benefit. This study examined scientific research on both sides [...]... Read more »

Hemenway, D. (2011) Risks and Benefits of a Gun in the Home. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/1559827610396294  

  • June 14, 2011
  • 07:30 PM
  • 532 views

Breaking rules makes you seem powerful

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Breaking the rules to rise to power: how norm violators gain power in the eyes of others From Social Psychological and Personality Science  When people have power, they act the part. Powerful people smile less, interrupt others, and speak in a louder voice. When people do not respect the basic rules of social behavior, they [...]... Read more »

Van Kleef, G., Homan, A., Finkenauer, C., Gundemir, S., & Stamkou, E. (2011) Breaking the Rules to Rise to Power: How Norm Violators Gain Power in the Eyes of Others. Social Psychological and Personality Science. DOI: 10.1177/1948550611398416  

  • June 14, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 477 views

Group therapy helps MS sufferers cope with depression

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Evaluation of an adjustment group for people with multiple sclerosis and low mood: a randomized controlled trial From Multiple Sclerosis This new study finds group therapy helps MS sufferers cope with the disease and saves the NHS money. Offering Multiple Sclerosis sufferers emotional support through group therapy sessions could improve their quality of life and [...]... Read more »

  • June 14, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 444 views

Group therapy helps MS sufferers cope with depression

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Evaluation of an adjustment group for people with multiple sclerosis and low mood: a randomized controlled trial From Multiple Sclerosis This new study finds group therapy helps MS sufferers cope with the disease and saves the NHS money. Offering Multiple Sclerosis sufferers emotional support through group therapy sessions could improve their quality of life and [...]... Read more »

  • June 8, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 2,131 views

Better alternatives to tackle the road dangers of winter snow and ice?

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Plexiglas-roofed city highways/roadways can eliminate snow/ice/ rain-associated deaths, deicing salt-induced environmental damage, and hypertension-promoting salinization of water From Public Works Management & Policy Since the severe winter of 2009-2010, which brought snow and ice to 49 states of the US there have been great concerns for future safety, commerce, and mobility. Snowstorms and ice storms [...]... Read more »

Biji T. Kurien. (2011) Plexiglas-roofed city highways/roadways can eliminate snow/ice/ rain-associated deaths, deicing salt-induced environmental damage, and hypertension-promoting salinization of water. Public Works Management . info:/10.1177/1087724X11405064

  • June 7, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 532 views

The digital democracy of the internet and the publicity of openness

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A very popular blog: the internet and the possibilities of publicity From New Media & Society This article outlines how the mediums of traditional broadcast and the internet have different publicity possibilities. It is clear that the structure of the internet makes it particularly good at developing a publicity of openness and traditional media is [...]... Read more »

Brenton J. Malin. (2011) A very popular blog: The internet and the possibilities of publicity. New Media , 13 (2). info:/

  • June 2, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 551 views

False rape allegations: centuries of disbelief embedded in institutional cultures and practices

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The (in)credible words of women: false allegations in European rape research From Violence Against Women This research considers the issue of false allegations in rape cases and argues it is important to recognize the ways in which rape law and its interpretation has historically problematized “the words of a woman”. This voice was considered inherently [...]... Read more »

  • April 20, 2011
  • 03:00 AM
  • 996 views

Prediction of 81 million dementia sufferers fuels the artificial nutrition and hydration debate

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Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia From Palliative Medicine The incidence of dementia is growing and is expected to double every 20 years. A large proportion of people with dementia will eventually receive end-of-life care. Patients with advanced dementia commonly develop eating difficulties, [...]... Read more »

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