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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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Maxwell Paper Anthology : Award-Winning Papers AY 2010

By: Air University

Air War College Maxwell Paper Anthology, a compilation of the award-winning papers from our 2010 graduates. Since we published the first Maxwell Paper in May 1996, we have distributed 47 papers demonstrating the highest level of analytical creativity and scholarship. The 12 papers presented here provide insight into and promote discussion on topics of importance to senior leaders.

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Science and Technology : The Making of the Air Force Research Labo...

By: Robert W. Duffner
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Wommack’s The Art of Parenting : Lessons from Parents & Mentors of...

By: David Wommack

Let's be honest. No other parenting books even try to show you how to make your son or daughter a great American. We do. Thirty-one (31) great men and women from across many professions, genders, politics, religions, and walks of life--the products of extraordinary parenting and mentoring. This book offers the exact techniques, words, phrases, mantras --to propel your offspring to incredible success -- toward rich, vivid lives. They worked for those parents and mentors. ...

Introduction An easier childhood? There is a deep-seated river that contrarily runs through most American parenting. The belief that “my children” should have it easier than we, as parents, had it — when we were growing up. That is the worst mantra of parents! Spoiling your kids is the worst curse you can bestow upon your kids and yourself. It will come back to haunt you. Over and over and over. And then it will be too late. An old adage. Well, maybe we’ve grown...

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Fragile States Strategy

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: Events of the last few years have tragically brought home the reality that situations unfolding on the other side of the world?governments collapsing, criminal and terrorist networks, humanitarian crises, and grinding poverty?can have global ramifications ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1966; Volume 35, Numbe...

By: W. M. Hammon

Medical Reference Publication

In the many countries of the Easket-n Hsditorraneun Region urbnn, agricultural. inaustrial, rum1 and housing dovelopmonk ocherr6es pr9cend with little regard for tho impact they muy have on health nnd th,? cnvirol:rnot?t. countries' of the Region ere undorgolng unpr@cadcnted urbsnization, re::ulf.iii~ in unplannscl growth and over-stretching of the infrnutruclt.~rul nnd institutional capacities of the cities to provide the necei-snry swcvicos. I:] many urban arans , ther...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 472 - in ...

By: J. C. Cobb

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization has convened several scientific groups on methods of fertility control. During the past few years, meetings have been devoted to such topics as intrauterine devices,l periodic abstinence,Z hormonal contraceptives,3 developments in fertility contro1,e immunological approaches,5 and the problem of abortion.6 Other meetings, such as the one on the health aspects of family planning,7 have also touched on questions of contraception. ...

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 473: Meth...

By: A. Apelo

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION The World Health Organization has convened several scientific groups on methods of fertility control. During the past few years, meetings have been devoted to such topics as intrauterine devices,l periodic abstinence,Z hormonal contraceptives,3 developments in fertility contro1,e immunological approaches,5 and the problem of abortion.6 Other meetings, such as the one on the health aspects of family planning,7 have also touched on questions of contraception. ...

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Igniting the Light Elements : The Los Alamos Thermonuclear Weapon ...

By: Anne Fitzpatrick

Excerpt: The American system of nuclear weapons research and development was conceived and developed not as a result of technological determinism, but by a number of individual architects who promoted the growth of this large technologically-based complex. While some of the technological artifacts of this system, such as the fission weapons used in World War II, have been the subject of many historical studies, their technical successors -- fusion (or hydrogen) devices -...

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World Health Organization : Year 1990, World Health Organization, ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Assessment of any health programme is difficult, and assessment of the large and complex programme of a Ministry of Health (MoH) is especially difficult. This document will suggest a relatively simple method by which a MoH may be assessed

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World Health Organization : Year 1995 ; Global Programme on Aids D...

By: T. Turmen, Dr.

Medical Reference Publication

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Fourth World Conference on Women is taking place at a time when women are increasingly becoming infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. From being almost absent from the epidemic in the 1980s, women infected with HIV now number more than sevcn million. By the year 2000, over 14 million women will have been infected and 4 million of them will have died. Women worldwide are asking why a virus that infects both men and women is increasingly affe...

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Public Health Publication : World Health Organization ; (Php) Publ...

By: Morris Schaeffer

Medical Reference Publication

Publications of the World Health Organization enjoy copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of Protocol 2 of the Universal Copyright Convention. For rights of reproduction or translation of WHO publications, in part or in toto, application should be made to the Office of Publications, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Organization welcomes such applications. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in th...

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The Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United Stat...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Mr. President: With this letter, we transmit the report of the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. Our unanimous report is based on a lengthy investigation, during which we interviewed hundreds of experts from inside and outside the Intelligence Community and reviewed thousands of documents. Our report offers 74 recommendations for improving the U.S. Intelligence Community (all but a handhl of w...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 1986; Volume 64, Numbe...

By: T. A. Klein

Medical Reference Publication

1.1 World Health Assembly 1.1.1 In 1977, the T h i r t i e r h World Health Assembly c l e a r l y s t a t e d the importance o f h e a l t h l e g i s l a t i o n , giving the following reasons: (a) appropriate health l e g i s l a t i o n is of paramount importance in t h e s t r e n g t h e n i n g of health s e r v i c e s , and i n p a r t i c u l a r i n assuring primary health care for r u r a l and otherwise underserved populations; (b) health l e g i s l a t i o...

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World Health Organization : Year 1993 ; World Health Organization,...

By: Orvill Adams

Medical Reference Publication

1. Introduction Resolution WHA45.5 on Strengthening nursing and midwifery in support of health for all was adopted by the World Health Assembly in May 1992. It requested the Director-General to establish a global multidisciplinary advisory group on nursing and midwifery to advise the Director- General on all nursing services, and in particular on: (a) developing mechanisms for assessing national nursing and midwifery service needs; @) assisting counaies with the developm...

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Colombia : Conditions and U. S. Policy Options

By: Nina M. Serafino

Summary: With the civil conflict in Colombia worsening, in many analysts’ perception, some policymakers are again questioning the wisdom and scope of U.S. policy and assistance toward that country. In July 2000, the 106th Congress decided to provide some $860 million in funding for Colombia as part of the $1. billion “Plan Colombia” supplemental funding for FY2000 and FY2001 counternarcotics and related efforts primarily in the Andean region. Some foreign observers, U.S....

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Digital Libraries : Universal Access to Human Knowledge

By: Eric A. Benhamou

Excerpt: About This Report: “Digital Libraries: Universal Access to Human Knowledge” is one in a series of reports to the President and Congress developed by the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) on key contemporary issues in information technology. These focused reports examine specific aspects of the near- and long-term research and development and policies we need to capture the potential of information technology to help grow our economy a...

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XIX Tactical Air Command and ULTRA : Patton’s Force Enhancers in 1...

By: Bradford J. Shwedo

Gen George S. Patton Jr. remains one of the most storied commanders of World War II. Patton’s spectacularly successful drive across France in August–September 1944 as commander of the US Third Army was perhaps his greatest campaign.

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Taking Stock : Research Report Community Policing in Chicago

By: Deborah J. Daniels

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Chicago’s community policing program began in April 1993 with the announcement of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS). After a developmental period in several police districts, CAPS expanded in spring 1995 to involve the department’s entire patrol division. The program has continued to evolve; some elements were dropped or altered radically, and others have been put into place. The program celebrated its sixth anniversary as a citywide initiative in...

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Bja's Plan for the Future

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) was created to help America’s state and local governments improve the criminal justice system and to restore security to our neighborhoods, workplaces, and schools. As part of that effort, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides funding, training, and technical assistance to states, local governments, and other justice and prevention agencies.

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Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Managem...

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Management and Organization was established pursuant to Public Law 106-65, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000, Section 1622.

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