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    • Chapter 11 -- Forced labor in the United States 

      Palmiotto, Michael J. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
      In recent years human trafficking has received a great deal of attention, but defining and identifying human trafficking victims has been difficult. Before defining human trafficking the reader should recognize that human ...
    • Chapter 12 -- Areas where vulnerable public transit commuters reside: a method for targeting crime prevention and other resources to address local area problems 

      Yu, Sung-suk Violet; Smith, Martha J. (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015)
      Hart and Miethe (Chapter 11 in this volume) focused on where street robberies occur, taking proximate environments into account. In this chapter, we shift the focus from crime events and features of places to potential ...
    • Chapter 16 -- Human trafficking laws and legal trends 

      Brown, Alison McKenney (Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
      Human trafficking has become a "hot topic" in the general media, yet the perception that victims of human trafficking crimes bear a responsibility for their victimization has long hampered the criminal justice system from ...
    • Chapter 19 -- The Mutagenesis Assistant Program 

      Verma, Rajni; Wong, Tuck Seng; Schwaneberg, Ulrich; Roccatano, Danilo (Springer International Publishing AG, 2014-06-27)
      Mutagenesis Assistant Program (MAP) is a web-based statistical tool to develop directed evolution strategies by investigating the consequences at the amino acid level of the mutational biases of random mutagenesis methods ...
    • 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 21 -- Management and governance in midsized urban and suburban school districrts 

      Snyder, Nancy McCarthy (Taylor and Francis, 2019-01-01)
      This chapter discusses the distinct nature of public education governance leads to a distinct kind of management and policy making; consequently, some understanding of the historical development of governance structures ...
    • Chapter 25 -- Federal payroll taxes: Pensions and health care 

      Wong, John D. (Taylor and Francis, 2019-01-01)
      This chapter discusses the retirement decision, the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance programs, and the medicare program. In 1908, the federal government enacted workers’ compensation provisions covering federal ...
    • Chapter 26 -- Caves and related sites in the Great Plains of North America 

      Blakeslee, Donald J. (Univ of Colorado Press, 2012)
      The Great Plains are not known for spectacular caves, but caves and especially rockshelters are present. Many have been excavated, usually without regard to the possibility of ritual. In this chapter, I discuss ethnographic ...
    • 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 3 -- Current Status, Gaps, and Weaknesses of the Mechanism of Selective Dopaminergic Toxicity of MPTP/MPP+ 

      Wimalasena, Kandatege (Elsevier, 2017)
      Among Parkinson's disease (PD) toxin models, MPTP/MPP+ has been the most popular, extensively characterized, and widely used to identify the cellular mechanisms associated with the selective degeneration of dopaminergic ...
    • Chapter 3 -- Economic principles of taxation 

      Hildreth, W. Bartley; Richardson, James A. (Taylor and Francis, 2019-01-01)
      This chapter aims to document the basic economic principles and properties of taxation so that the reader can relate principles to the various taxes. A tax structure should be based on a set of principles and properties ...
    • Chapter 3 -- TAM + ARCS = SNT framework for higher education 

      Akella, Nirupama (IGI Global, 2019-10-11)
      This chapter studies the challenge and issue of developing a sound social networking technology (SNT) framework to affect positive student engagement and consequently effective learning. The author aims to enable educational ...
    • Chapter 36 -- Organization of American States 

      Shaw, Carolyn M. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014-08-29)
      Following the end of the Cold War and the attacks of 11 September 2001, national definitions of security across the western hemisphere have been transformed. Whereas security was once narrowly defined, and often linked to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Equilibrium, Natural Motion, and Models of Explanation 

      Hepburn, Brian S. (Springer, Cham, 2017)
      A key theme in the historiographical work of Machamer has been the ways that motion is made intelligible through explanatory means of natural motion and models of the simple machines such as the lever and pendulum. One way ...
    • Chapter 4 -- In order to form a more perfect worker: John D. Rockefeller Jr. and reform in Post-Ludlow Southern Colorado 

      Henry, Robin (University of Colorado Press, 2014)
      The tumultuous events of the winter and early spring of 1913–14 transformed the coalfields and company towns of southern Colorado and marked a new episode in relations between labor and management. In the aftermath of the ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Lunar Labor Relations 

      Schwartz, James S. J. (Springer International Publishing, 2016-03-11)
      This chapter defends the claim that at least some essential service strikes will be morally permissible in lunar societies. I argue by analogy with essential service strikes in medicine. The duty to provide medical care ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Psychology of human trafficking 

      Beeson, Jodie G. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)
      Human trafficking is often referred to as a form of "modern-day slavery" (Hoyle, Bosworth, and Dempsey 2011). Although this conceptualization of domestic human sex trafficking captures the involuntary nature of human ...
    • 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 5 -- Factorial survey research in the study of environmental regulatory processes 

      Rorie, Melissa; Simpson, Simpson, Sally S.; Boppre, Breanna L. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018-06-29)
      In this chapter, we describe how factorial surveys are (and can be) used to study the impact of environmental law and enforcement on corporate compliance. We begin by outlining the benefits and limitations of the factorial ...