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Accounting Narratives  

Tracey J. Riley and Alex C. Yen

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Although accounting is typically seen as a numbers-oriented discipline, with an emphasis on quantifying economic events and activity, the nexus of language and accounting, specifically the ... More

Aethicus Ister  

Paola Marone

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Oxford Classical Dictionary
Aethicus Ister is the unknown author of the Cosmographia, a fictional world travelogue that probably belongs to the 7th to 8th centuries. This work, written in an abstruse Latin, makes use ... More

Arabs in America  

Akram Fouad Khater

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Between 1880 and 1940, more than 130,000 Arabs immigrated to the United States as part of the Great Migration of the long 19th century. They lived and worked across the breadth of the ... More

Archaeology of Buddhism in Asia  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Jan 2019
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Asian History
The eightfold path shown by the Buddha in the middle of the first millennium bce was founded on wisdom, morality, and concentration. Like other contemporary Indic religions, Buddha dhamma ... More

Arts and Peacebuilding  

Mary Ann Hunter and Cynthia E. Cohen

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
The arts have long been associated with social transformation and peacebuilding. In conflict-affected settings, the arts can serve to raise awareness of the impacts of violence, enable ... More

Assessment of Earthquake Performance of Structures by Hybrid Simulation  

Amr Elnashai and Hussam Mahmoud

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Jan 2019
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Natural Hazard Science
With current rapid growth of cities and the move toward the development of both sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems, it is vital for the structural engineering community to ... More

Bilingualism in Asian American Literature  

Jeehyun Lim

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
Bilingualism is an integral element of the lives and experiences of Asian Americans as well as a condition, theme, and style of a large and diverse body of Asian American writings. The ... More

Body Cameras and Policing  

Bryce Elling Peterson and Daniel S. Lawrence

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Body-worn cameras (BWCs) are small devices that police officers can affix to their person—in a head-, shoulder-, or chest-mounted position—that can audio and video record their ... More

Californio Testimonios  

Rosaura Sánchez

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
Several 19th-century Californio testimonios are the product of interviews of Californio men and women made by H. H. Bancroft’s agents, looking for historical information that would be ... More

Catholic Church Advocacy and the Affordable Care Act  

Jeanine Kraybill

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
The American Catholic Church has a long history in health care. At the turn of 19th century, Catholic nuns began developing the United States’ first hospital and health care systems, ... More

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