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Acquiring Antiquities in the Marketplace

Acquiring Antiquities in the Marketplace  

Maxwell L. Anderson

in Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190614928.003.0012
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What are the primary channels through which antiquities are sold? There are two markets for antiquities: the licit, or legal market, and the illicit, or black market. In this ... More
Adoption

Adoption  

Rickie Solinger

in Reproductive Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
14 March 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199811403.003.0016
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What does adoption look like in the United States today? In the middle of the twentieth century, adoption became a widespread practice in the United States when thousands of ... More
Advertising and Society

Advertising and Society  

Mara Einstein

in Advertising: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
28 September 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190625887.003.0005
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What is the leading criticism against advertising? Too much advertising tops most critics’ lists. Advertising is everywhere. Commercials interrupt television programming. ... More
Advertising in the Digital Age

Advertising in the Digital Age  

Mara Einstein

in Advertising: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
28 September 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190625887.003.0007
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How come ads seem to follow me around the Internet? This is what is known as retargeting. Remember we talked about the sales funnel? In that paradigm, marketers want to interact ... More
Advocacy Frameworks: Ending VAWG

Advocacy Frameworks: Ending VAWG  

Jacqui True

in Violence against Women: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
28 January 2021
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199378944.003.0020
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What theories of social and behavioral change inform current advocacy to end VAWG? Prevention of VAWG requires deep societal transformation in norms, structures, and institutions. ... More
Afghanistan Seen by Others

Afghanistan Seen by Others  

Barnett R. Rubin

in Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190496630.003.0001
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Through much of the twentieth century Afghanistan seemed to be a distant concern in the United States. “Afghanistanism” used to be journalistic shorthand for stories about distant places, ... More
Africa: The Last Frontier

Africa: The Last Frontier  

Marcelo M. Giugale

in Economic Development: What Everyone Needs to Know® (2 ed.)

Published in Print: 
14 September 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190688417.003.0006
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Is Africa’s emergence for real? Do you sometimes wish you had bought property in Mumbai, Shanghai, or Rio ten years ago? You would have more than tripled your money. Well, ten ... More
After September 11

After September 11  

John Prados

in The US Special Forces: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199354283.003.0006
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Brigadier General Stanley McChrystal stood near the door of a C-130J transport, ready for a practice parachute jump near Fort Bragg, when the air force jumpmaster leaned over to say ... More
AfterwordA Message Of Hope And Resources

Afterword: A Message Of Hope And Resources  

Barbara O. Rothbaum and Sheila A. M. Rauch

in PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190930370.003.0007
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A message of hope As we have discussed throughout this book, we live in a dangerous world, and, unfortunately, about 70 percent of us may encounter a potentially traumatic event ... More
Afterword in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afterword in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic  

Barbara O. Rothbaum and Sheila A. M. Rauch

in PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190930370.003.0008
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As we are going to press with PTSD: What Everyone Needs to Know, we are in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Today there are 1,237,420 confirmed cases globally, 321,762 in the ... More
Aging and Health

Aging and Health  

Michael Snyder

in Genomics and Personalized Medicine: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
31 March 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190234775.003.0014
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The number one risk factor for nearly all human diseases is age. The chances of developing cancer, diabetes, coronary artery disease, heart failure, macular degeneration, and dementia all ... More
Agribusiness, Supermarkets, And Fast Food

Agribusiness, Supermarkets, And Fast Food  

Robert Paarlberg

in Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know® (2 ed.)

Published in Print: 
25 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199322398.003.0011
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What does the word “agribusiness” mean? The term “agribusiness” was coined in 1957 by two professors at the Harvard Business School, Ray Goldberg and John H. Davis, in recognition ... More
Agriculture and Economy

Agriculture and Economy  

Asher Orkaby

in Yemen:

Published in Print: 
25 February 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190932268.003.0008
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This chapter assesses agriculture and economy in Yemen. Yemen was a latecomer to the Arabian oil market, as significant reserves were discovered only in 1986 by the ... More
Agriculture, Land, and the Rural Economy

Agriculture, Land, and the Rural Economy  

Arthur R. Kroeber

in China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know® (2 ed.)

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946470.003.0004
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Why does agriculture matter? It may seem odd to begin our discussion of a great industrial economy with agriculture. In China today, agriculture accounts for only 8 percent of GDP. ... More
Ahmadinejad, Rouhani and Iran now

Ahmadinejad, Rouhani and Iran now  

Michael Axworthy

in Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190232955.003.0007
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How did Ahmadinejad become president in 2005? Among the presidents Iran has had since the revolution, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was the joker in the pack. He was not part of the charmed ... More
Air

Air  

Pamela Hill

in Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 May 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190223069.003.0006
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Why is clean air important? Each person takes in more than three thousand gallons of air a day to stay alive. The quality of that air is key to good health. Moreover, polluted air ... More
Albanians

Albanians  

Tim Judah

in Kosovo: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
25 September 2008
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780195376739.003.0001
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Although the focus of this book is Kosovo, it is also about the people of the Western Balkans, especially the Albanians and the Serbs, who do not fit neatly into the boundaries of the ... More
Alcohol and HealthCheers!?

Alcohol and Health: Cheers!?  

P.K. Newby

in Food and Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
08 November 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190846640.003.0019
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How is alcohol handled in the body? Alcohol is among the only drugs consumed regularly in the diet other than caffeine. It is water-soluble and distributed into all tissues and ... More
Ali Abdullah Saleh’s Regime,
                        Unification, and al-Qaeda

Ali Abdullah Saleh’s Regime, Unification, and al-Qaeda  

Asher Orkaby

in Yemen:

Published in Print: 
25 February 2021
Published Online: 
27 January 2022
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190932268.003.0006
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This chapter evaluates how Ali Abdullah Saleh was appointed president of Yemen in July of 1978. In the months following the assassination of both al-Ghashmi and ... More
Allergens and Respiratory Irritants at Home

Allergens and Respiratory Irritants at Home  

Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan

in Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 April 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190662646.003.0006
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Children are more susceptible to air pollutants than adults. Children live closer to the ground, breathe far more air pound per pound of body weight, have lungs that are still developing, ... More

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