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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
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
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, 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
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
The Alt-Lite

The Alt-Lite  

George Hawley

in The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.003.0009
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What is Meant by Alt-Lite? In 2016, as it became obvious to more observers that the Alt-Right was, at its core, a racist movement dedicated to white identity politics above all ... More
The Alt-Right and Conservatism

The Alt-Right and Conservatism  

George Hawley

in The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.003.0007
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What does it Mean to be Right Wing? The Alt-Right is a right-wing movement, as is mainstream conservatism. Yet the two ideological camps do not overlap very much when it comes to ... More
The Alt-Right and Donald Trump

The Alt-Right and Donald Trump  

George Hawley

in The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.003.0008
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Can Donald Trump be Classified as Alt-Right? We cannot accurately describe President Donald Trump as part of the Alt-Right. He is a right-wing populist, whose rhetoric has appealed ... More
The Alt-Right and the Internet

The Alt-Right and the Internet  

George Hawley

in The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.003.0005
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Why is the Internet so Important to White Nationalists? The Internet is a valuable tool for anyone who wants to spread a message to a large audience quickly and inexpensively. It ... More
The Alt-Right Offline

The Alt-Right Offline  

George Hawley

in The Alt-Right: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
07 March 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190905194.003.0006
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Who Funds the Alt-Right? For the time being, the Alt-Right operates on a shoestring budget. Unlike conservatism, libertarianism, and other more mainstream ideologies, the movement ... More
Amazonia’s Uncertain Future

Amazonia’s Uncertain Future  

Mark J. Plotkin

in The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.003.0007
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I have already outlined a number of threats to Amazonia like cattle ranching, mining, and climate change, but what follows are some of the most urgent—​and ominous—​risks and challenges ... More
Amazonian Biota

Amazonian Biota  

Mark J. Plotkin

in The Amazon: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190668297.003.0004
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Plants What is ayahuasca? From Argentina to Australia, from Israel to Istanbul, a once-​obscure Amazonian liana, admixed with a few other plants, is now celebrated—​and ... More
America and Its Guns

America and Its Guns  

Philip J. Cook and Kristin A. Goss

in The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know® (2 ed.)

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190073466.003.0001
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What Is a Gun? A more precise term for the subject of this book is firearm, which is a portable weapon that shoots projectiles from a metal tube, propelled at high speed by ... More
Analogizing the Internet of Things

Analogizing the Internet of Things  

Scott J. Shackelford

in The Internet of Things: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
29 August 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190943813.003.0006
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As any new frontier opens or industry matures, it’s natural to search for analogies and historical precedents to guide both our actions and perceptions. President Kennedy famously compared ... More
Ancient and Islamic Iran

Ancient and Islamic Iran  

Michael Axworthy

in Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190232955.003.0002
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What do we know about the Indo-European peoples and the origins of Iran? What we know begins with the fact that the Persian language (known to Iranians in their own tongue as ... More

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