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  • Book review: The baseless postmodern attack on anthropology 

    Billings, Dorothy K., 1933- (University of Chicago Press, 2016-08)
    This is an important book. It should be used in every anthropology course on history and theory. It is a collection of papers, most of which have been published elsewhere, introduced by an overview. Lewis begins with three ...
  • Resurrecting the chimera: Progressions in parenting and peer processes 

    Forgatch, Marion S.; Snyder, James J.; Patterson, Gerald R.; Pauldine, Michael R.; Chaw, Yvonne; Elish, Katie; Harris, Jasmine B.; Richardson, Eric B. (Cambridge University Press, 2016-08)
    This report uses 6-year outcomes of the Oregon Divorce Study to examine the processes by which parenting practices affect deviant peer association during two developmental stages: early to middle childhood and late childhood ...
  • Gene expression-based screen for Parkinson's disease identifies GW8510 as a neuroprotective agent 

    Wimalasena, Nivanthika K.; Le, Viet Q.; Wimalasena, Kandatege; Schreiber, Stuart L.; Karmacharya, Rakesh (American Chemical Society, 2016-07)
    We carried out a gene expression-based in silico screen in order to identify small molecules with gene-expression profiles that are anticorrelated with a gene-expression profile for Parkinson's disease (PD). We identified ...
  • Adaptation to warmer climates by parallel functional evolution of CBF genes in Arabidopsis thaliana 

    Monroe, J. Grey; McGovern, Cullen; Lasky, Jesse R.; Grogan, Kelsi; Beck, James B.; McKay, John K. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016-08)
    The evolutionary processes and genetics underlying local adaptation at a specieswide level are largely unknown. Recent work has indicated that a frameshift mutation in a member of a family of transcription factors, C-repeat ...
  • Book review: TeatroEncanto. Memorias TIUN-TENOR (…1973-2005) 

    Bravo-Elizondo, Pedro (University of Kansas, 2016)
    En una conversación por mail, Guillermo Jorquera Morales habla de su motivación por escribir TeatroEncanto. Memorias TIUN-TENOR: “Me decidí a escribir este libro porque tuve la suerte de dirigir un grupo en una época difícil ...
  • Preface 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Americans are living longer than in the past and the percentage of the population that is 65 years old and older is rapidly increasing. The aging of the US po(k)pulation will have major impacts on family life in the ...
  • Chapter 5 -- Current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Discusses current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications. Although little federal and state legislation directly address familial provision of care, several policies affect people’s ability and willingness to ...
  • Chapter 3 -- Adult child caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Caregiving by adult children to older parents is described. Sons and daughters generally provide different types and amounts of care, as well as receiving different amounts and types of support from others. Variations exist ...
  • Chapter 2 -- Spousal and intimate partner caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Caregiving by spouses and other intimate partners is reviewed. Husbands and wives tend to provide different types of care. Caregiving has different effects, costs, consequences, and rewards for husbands and wives. Also, ...
  • Chapter 1 -- Social context of family caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    The historical and current contexts of caregiving in later life in the United States are briefly discussed. A short description of the types of health problems typical in the elderly and affecting their need for care is ...
  • Chapter 4 -- Caregiving by other relatives, secondary caregivers, and members of minority groups 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Caregiving by siblings, grandchildren, and other relatives (including fictive kin and ex-spouses) is discussed. Research on secondary caregivers and team caregiving also is reviewed. Studies of kin care within sexual and ...
  • Family caregiving in aging populations 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Family care giving policies and practices.
  • Book review: When middle-class parents choose urban schools: class, race, and the challenge of equity in public education 

    Billingham, Chase M. (University of Chicago Press, 2016-08)
    While many inner-city public schools across the country continue to struggle with academic failure, insufficient resources, and declining enrollment, some typically located in gentrifying neighborhoods are experiencing the ...
  • An introduction to the Ruthven Impairment Assessment (RIA): A stability study 

    Goldstein, Gerald; He, Jibo; Ruthven, Leslie; Walker, Jon (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    The Ruthven Impairment Assessment (RIA) is introduced as a new neurocognitive test for the evaluation of complex attentional, reasoning, and working-memory abilities. It contains 5 subtests and is administered by computer ...
  • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis: effect of Cu, Mn and Zn addition on activity and product selectivity of cobalt ferrite 

    Gnanamani, Muthu Kumaran; Hamdeh, Hussein H.; Jacobs, Gary; Qian, Dali; Liu, Fang; Hopps, Shelley D.; Thomas, Gerald A.; Shafer, Wilson D.; Xiao, Qunfeng; Hu, Yongfeng; Davis, Burtron H. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016)
    The effect of Cu, Mn and Zn addition on cobalt ferrite was investigated for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS). Oxalate co-precipitation followed by decomposition under inert conditions was used to obtain various metal ...
  • Radial limits of bounded nonparametric prescribed mean curvature surfaces 

    Entekhabi, Mozhgan (Nora); Lancaster, Kirk E. (Pacific Journal of Mathematics, 2016-06-22)
    Consider a solution f is an element of C-2 (Omega)of a prescribed mean curvature equation div del f/root 1+vertical bar del f vertical bar(2) = 2H(x, f) in Omega, where Omega subset of R-2 is a domain whose boundary ...
  • Synthesis and x-ray crystallographic characterization of [In(tsalen)(OAc)] (tsalen = N,N '-ethylenebis(thiosalicylideneimine)) 

    Sullivan, Michael T.; Senaratne, Nilmini K.; Eichhorn, David M. (Elsevier Science Inc., 2016-08-16)
    The first synthesis and crystallographic characterization of a main-group metal complex of the N2S2 ligand N,N'-ethylenebis(thiosalicylideneimine) (tsalen) is reported, with the isolation and characterization of the ...
  • Changing trajectory: an integrated theoretical view of the Roman Catholic priest sex abuse scandal 

    Alexander, Ryan; Birzer, Michael L., 1960- (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    The sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests across the United States is a direct result of access to children, and that access changes across the life-course of individual priests. Turning points affect not only ...
  • Near-Earth water sources: ethics and fairness 

    Schwartz, James S. J. (Elsevier Ltd., 2016-08-01)
    There is a small finite upper bound on the amount of easily accessible water in near-Earth space, including water from C-type NEAs and permanently shadowed lunar craters. Recent estimates put this total at about 3.7 x ...
  • Linear stability of Hill's vortex to axisymmetric perturbations 

    Protas, Bartosz; Elcrat, Alan R. (Cambridge University Press, 2016-07)
    We consider the linear stability of Hill's vortex with respect to axisymmetric perturbations. Given that Hill's vortex is a solution of a free-boundary problem, this stability analysis is performed by applying methods of ...

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