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Accountability in Journalism  

Susanne Fengler

Online publication date:
Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Communication
In the past decade, academic and professional debates about media accountability have spread around the globe – but have done so in a fundamentally different framework. In many Western ... More

Accuracy in Journalism  

Colin Porlezza

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Communication
Accuracy is a central norm in journalism and at the heart of the journalistic practice. As a norm, accuracy developed out of objectivity, and has therefore an Anglo-American origin. ... More

A Critical Review of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)  

Laura Colucci-Gray, Pamela Burnard, Donald Gray, and Carolyn Cooke

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
“STEAM education,” with its addition of “arts” to STEM subjects, is a complex and contested concept. On the one hand, STEAM builds upon the economic drivers that characterize STEM: an ... More

Africans in World Wars I and II  

Joe Lunn

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
African History
World Wars I and II were very probably the most destructive conflicts in African history. In terms of the human costs—the numbers of people mobilized, the scale of violence and destruction ... More

The African Union: Successes and Failures  

Thomas Kwasi Tieku

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
The African Union (AU), an international organization comprising all 54 independent states in Africa and Western Sahara, was established in May 2001 to, among other things, promote ... More

Aging and Cognitive Skill Learning  

Jack Kuhns and Dayna R. Touron

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
The study of aging and cognitive skill learning is concerned with age-related changes and differences in how we gather, store, and use information and abilities. As life expectancy ... More

American Structuralism  

Margaret Thomas

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
American structuralism is a label attached to a heterogeneous but distinctive style of language scholarship practiced in the United States, the heyday of which extended from ... More

Analysis of Dyadic Data in Lifespan Developmental Research  

Gizem Hülür and Elisa Weber

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Lifespan development is embedded in multiple social systems and social relationships. Lifespan developmental and relationship researchers study individual codevelopment in various dyadic ... More

Anarchy and Qualitative Methods  

Abraham P. DeLeon

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
What is anarchist theory and practice? What does it mean when anarchists engage with qualitative research? Anarchism has a long-standing history within radical political action that has ... More

Anomie Theory  

Jón Gunnar Bernburg

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Mar 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Originating in the tradition of classical sociology (Durkheim, Merton), anomie theory posits how broad social conditions influence deviant behavior and crime. The French sociologist Émile ... More

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