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The War on Terror and South Asian American Narrative Representation  

Anantha Sudhakar

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
The social and political conditions actuated by 9/11 have been a major catalyst for new literature, television and film about South Asians and Muslims in America. Stemming from a 2001 ... More

Urban Riots and Rioting in the United States, 1800–2000  

Alex Elkins

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Rioting in the United States since 1800 has adhered to three basic traditions: regulating communal morality, defending community from outside threats, and protesting government abuse of ... More

Urban Communication  

Susan J. Drucker and Gary Gumpert

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Communication
Cities themselves function as media of communication. They are places where messages are created, carried, and exchanged by structures, infrastructures, and people. Urbanity is an age-old ... More

Universities and Information Centers in U.S. Cities  

LaDale Winling

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The transformation of post-industrial American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries includes several economically robust metropolitan centers that stand as new models of urban ... More

Transpacific Spaces and (East and Southeast) Asian Canadian Literature  

Joanne Leow

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
(East and Southeast) Asian Canadian literature has consistently been preoccupied with the transpacific: from its lived spaces, its imagined ones, and its hybrid literary constructions. ... More

The Wisconsin School of African History  

Joseph C. Miller

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
African History
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been a prominent producer of doctorates in African history since 1963. As of 2017 the institution had granted more than 110 degrees. Philip D. ... More

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Black Freedom Struggle of the 1960s  

Charles M. Payne

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
The only youth-led national civil rights organization in the 1960s in the United States, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), grew out of sit-ins, with the base of its ... More

Theoretical Perspectives on Age Differences in Brain Activation: HAROLD, PASA, CRUNCH—How Do They STAC Up?  

Sara B. Festini, Laura Zahodne, and Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Cognitive neuroimaging studies often report that older adults display more activation of neural networks relative to younger adults, referred to as overactivation. Greater or more ... More

The Internet and Social Media as Sources  

Aubrey Bloomfield and Sean Jacobs

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Nov 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
African History
The Internet and social media increasingly are becoming sources about the African past and present in ways that will influence to some extent how history will be learnt and the form that ... More

The Economic Impact of Critical National Infrastructure Failure Due to Space Weather  

Edward J. Oughton

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Nov 2018
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Natural Hazard Science
Space weather is a collective term for different solar or space phenomena that can detrimentally affect technology. However, current understanding of space weather hazards is still ... More

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