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Accent in Japanese Phonology  

Haruo Kubozono

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Mar 2017
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The word accent system of Tokyo Japanese might look quite complex with a number of accent patterns and rules. However, recent research has shown that it is not as complex as has been ... More

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  

Claudia J. Dewane

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Sep 2013
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Clinical social work is a derivative profession, drawing its knowledge and practice base from several theoretical schools. The four primary theoretical schools contributing to social-work ... More

Accius, Lucius, dramatic poet and literary scholar, 170–c. 86 BCE  

H. D. Jocelyn and Gesine Manuwald

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Mar 2016
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Of freedman birth. In Rome he had friendly relations with D. *Iunius Brutus Callaicus (consul 138). Anecdotes suggest that Accius believed that literary talent demanded in its context more respect ... More

acclamation  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Vocal expressions of approval and good wishes in ritual form were an important part of Roman life, both private (e.g. at weddings) and public (for actors and the presiding magistrate at public ... More

Accommodating Students with Physical Disabilities in Higher Education  

Anna Escamilla

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Students with disabilities are becoming more and more common in higher education classrooms, including social work classrooms. The challenges that come with accommodating students so as to ... More

Accountabilities in Schools and School Systems  

Bob Lingard, Sam Sellar, and Steven Lewis

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
This article surveys developments in educational accountabilities over the last three decades. In this time, accountability in schools and schooling systems across Anglo-American nations ... More

Accountability and Responsibility  

Robert Gregory

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Please check back later for the full article. The ... More

Acestes  

Stephen J. Harrison

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Dec 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Oxford Classical Dictionary
Acestes (ΑἰγέστηςΑἴγεστος), character in mythology, founder and king of *Segesta (Egesta) in Sicily and of Trojan descent (cf. Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 1. 52.1–4; Schol. Dan. Aen. 1. 550; schol. on ... More

Achaea  

Catherine A. Morgan

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Region on the north-east of the Peloponnese, between the Corinthian Gulf and the Chelmos and Panachaikon mountains. Historically a federation of small territories (Paus. 7).Achaea was settled from ... More

Achaean Confederacy, Greek  

R. M. Errington

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Dec 2015
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Oxford Classical Dictionary
Achaean Confederacy, federal organization developed by the twelve Achaean cities (see achaea) united in the cult of Zeus Hamarios. First mentioned in 453 bce as Athenian allies, Achaea's independence ... More

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