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Social psychology is the scientific study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another. Listed below are links to social psychology topics such as prejudice and discrimination, gender, culture, social influence, interpersonal relations, group behavior, aggression, and more.

 
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The United Nations Joint Programme on Hiv-Aids (Unaids) : Year 200...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

The subject of resources, and their availability or non-availability, is - or should be - a major consideration for planners in all areas. Indeed being strategic means, among other things, being realistic not only about the situation one has to address but also about the resources needed to reach one's objectives. 'Resources' is therefore a ltey theme throughout the strategic planning process (SPP) for national HIVIAIDS programmes. The situation analysis has to deal with...

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Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him

By: Joseph P. Tumulty

Excerpt: In preparing this volume I have made use of portions of the following books: ?The War The World and Wilson? by George Creel; ?What Wilson Did at Paris,? by Ray Stannard Baker; ?Woodrow Wilson and His Work? by William E. Dodd; ?The Panama Canal Tolls Controversy? by Hugh Gordon Miller and Joseph C. Freehoff; ?Woodrow Wilson the Man and His Work? by Henry Jones Ford; ?The Real Colonel House? by Arthur D. Howden Smith; ?The Foreign Policy of Woodrow Wilson? by Edga...

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Naval Postgraduate School

By: Eusaquito P. Manalo

Acknowledgments: This thesis would not have been possible without the patience and support of my family. More time spent in writing this thesis meant less time for them. They have been forgiving of my long absences during holidays and weekends. I am very grateful to Professor Gaye Christoffersen, my thesis advisor, for her wisdom and guidance during the writing of this thesis. Her Southeast Asia classes and the weekly thesis group sessions allowed me to write this thesis...

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Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

By: Rod Paige

Excerpt: Foreword; I am pleased to introduce the fifth publication in the Innovations in Education series; Alternate Routes to Teacher Certification. This series, published by my Department?s Office of Innovation and Improvement, identifies concrete, real-world examples of innovations in five important areas, in addition to this one; public school choice, supplemental educational services, charter schools, magnet schools, and alternate pathways to school leadership. Worl...

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Archived Information Public Charter Schools Program

Excerpt: Program Description The purpose of the Public Charter Schools Program is to increase national understanding of the charter schools model by providing financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools and by evaluating the effects of such schools on school effectiveness and student achievement. The PCSP is a discretionary grant program, administered in the Office of School Improvement Programs in the Office of El...

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Transportation Security Administration High-Level Attention Needed...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Since its inception, TSA has been focused on meeting an urgent mandate to deploy more than 55,000 airport passenger and baggage screening personnel and equipment to secure the nation?s airways. To do so, it created basic organizational and acquisition infrastructures. However, our review of TSA?s acquisition function and inspector general reports identified a number of challenges in each of the four areas we assessed. -- Organizational alignment and leadership: ...

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Performance and Accountability Report Fy 2003

By: John W. Snow

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Fiscal Year 2003 was a significant and historical year of transition for Treasury. The passage of the Homeland Security Act resulted in the transfer of most Treasury law enforcement bureaus, functions, and associated resources to the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice. Treasury efficiently managed the challenges associated with this divestiture and seized this opportunity to refocus Treasury?s functions on our core economic and financial missions. Our ...

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Niosh Agricultural Centers Annual Report Fiscal Year 2004

By: Department of Health and Human Services

INTRODUCTION: & EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAM: Fiscal Year 03-04 has been another productive year for the Western Center for Agricultural Health & Safety (WCAHS) with noteworthy accomplishments. We are particularly excited about new and continuing work in several important areas relating to regional agricultural health and safety. These efforts were reflected in scientific publications, professional meetings, and public media attention. Specific accomplishments are no...

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Day Laborer Hiring Sites Constructive Approach Esto Community Conflict

By: Robin S. Toma

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: This manual strives to fill a gap in policymakers? knowledge regarding the best ways to approach complaints concerning day laborer hiring sites. This gap became undeniably apparent to us after responding to requests for assistance in different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and communities beyond, both urban and suburban. In meeting after meeting with irritated business owners, angry homeowners, and frustrated police officials, we would discuss the all-too-famili...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 208: The ...

By: J. Leme Lopes

Medical Reference Publication

THE UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING OF PSYCHIATRY AND MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION Ninth Report of the Expert Committee on hIental Health The Expert Committee on Mental Health met in Geneva from 13 to 17 June 1960 to discuss the undergraduate teaching of psychiatry and mental health promotion. The meeting was opened by Dr M. G. Candau, Director-General, who pointed out that, in its first report, the Expert Committee on Mental Health recommended the recasting of undergraduate medical e...

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State Prevention System Structure and Organization

Excerpt: Preparation of Bids. // (a) Bidders are expected to examine the specifications and all instructions. Failure to do so is at the bidder’s risk. // (b) Each bidder shall furnish the information required by the Invitation for Bid (IFB). The bid must be signed by aduly authorized official of the firm, otherwise it will not be considered. Erasures or other changes shall be initialed by the person signing the bid. Bids signed by an agent shall be accompanied by eviden...

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Solicitation Offer

Technical Reference Publication

Excerpt: INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE?SB1341-01-R-0023. E.1 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically. (End of clause) E.2 52.246-12 INSPECTION OF CONSTRUCTION (AUG 1996) (Reference 46.312)...

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Creating Safe and Drug-Free Schools an Action Guide

By: Department of Justice

Legal Reference Publication

Introduction: The issue of school safety is a shared concern. Today, more than ever, it is essential that communities, businesses, parents, and students work together to develop a disciplined environment where learning can take place. Providing safe and drug-free schools is a cornerstone for achieving a world-class education. Most of all, creating safe and orderly schools is about commitment and community will. Accomplishing such a goal requires families, schools, and co...

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Day Labover Hiring Sites

By: Robin Toma

Excerpt: This manual strives to fill a gap in policymakers’ knowledge regarding the best ways to approach complaints concerning day laborer hiring sites. This gap became undeniably apparent to us after responding to requests for assistance in different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and communities beyond, both urban and suburban. In meeting after meeting with irritated business owners, angry homeowners, and frustrated police officials, we would discuss the all-too-famili...

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The Walker Papers : The Credibility of America's Extended Nuclear ...

By: Colonel William G. Eldridge, USAF

An extended nuclear deterrent for protecting allies may also contribute significantly to nonproliferation efforts—the nuclear umbrella provides allies an assurance so they do not perceive the need to develop nuclear weapons arsenals for themselves. This study explores the impact of US nuclear weapon policy on the current and future effectiveness of extended nuclear deterrence for the Republic of Turkey. It concludes that the credibility of US extended nuclear deterrence ...

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Army Rdt&E Budget Item Justification (R2 Exhibit)

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification. Increased funding, beginning in Fiscal Year 2¬¬6 (FY 2¬¬6) reflects the Army leadership actions to comply with the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2¬¬3 (Public Law 1¬7-314 ... December 2¬¬2). In accordance with the NDAA, Sec. 232, “The Secretary of Defense shall establish the objective of ensuring that, by FY 2¬¬6 ... (1) the institutional and overhead costs of a facility or resourc...

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Figure 7 : Example of a Group Assessment Checklist : (Score : 1 Is...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: 1. group name no name no clear name clear, but not appropriate name well defined and appropriate 2. objectives of the group are not really understood understood by some members understood by most members understood by all members 3. long term group vision no vision exists existing but not clear clear but not shared by all clear and shared by all 4. physical working area of the group not specified specified but not clear clear but not detailed well defined in det...

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Executive Board : 2004, Document, No. Eb113. R1 Chapter I

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

An intercountry workshop on training of nurses in health education was held at the Department of Nursing, University of Ibadan, from 7 to 19 April 1975. There were 19 participants from Botswana, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mauritius, Nigeria (9), Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zambia (Annex 1). All of them were either nurse tutors or those engaged in teaching nurses. A representative of UNICEF ale0 participated as an observer

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization,...

By: M. Bertan

Medical Reference Publication

1. Introductory Statement The t h i r d meeting of t h e Programme N v i s o r y Cornmitree i n Maternal and Child Health i n c l u d i n g Family Planning* was opened by Dr Lu Kusilan, b s s i s t a n t Director-Caneciil. On behalF of t h e Director-General he welcomed tho p a r t i c i p a n t s , r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s of o t h e r UN and b i l a t e r a l agencies and WHO r e g i o n a l s t a f f . He s t a t e d t h a t , while g r e a t progress has been ma...

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History of the Hawaiian Kingdom Vol. 3

By: Ralph S. Kuykendall

This third volume of the definitive history of the Hawaiian Kingdom completes the project launched over forty years ago by the Historical Commission of the Territory of Hawaii and taken over in 1932 by the Department of History of the University of Hawaii. As originally planned by Professor Ralph Simpson Kuykendall, the first six chapters of this book were to be included in the second volume of the series, but it was decided that earlier publication of that volume was p...

In his history of the last years of the Hawaiian monarchy (1874–1893), Professor Kuykendall shows clearly the effects of the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875 with the United States, tying Hawaii so closely to its nearest neighbor, economically, that annexation became inevitable. Immigration problems, from the labor supply for the plantations to the repeopling of the Kingdom, are given an impartial and well-balanced treatment. And in handling the account of the apparently ine...

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