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Youth Empowerment  

Katie Richards-Schuster, Suzanne Pritzker, and Amanda Rodriguez-Newhall

Online publication date:
May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Youth empowerment examines young people’s agency, action, and engagement in change efforts to improve their situations. Its scholarship builds on empowerment constructs and frameworks to ... More

Workplace Deviance  

Rebecca J. Bennett, Shelly Marasi, and Lauren Locklear

Online publication date:
May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
The history of workplace deviance research has evolved from a focus on singular behaviors, such as theft or withdrawal in the 1970s and 1980s, to the broader focus on a range of behaviors ... More

Words Versus Rules (Storage Versus Online Production/Processing) in Morphology  

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

Online publication date:
May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Speakers of most languages comprehend and produce a very large number of morphologically complex words. But how? There is a tension between two facts. First, speakers can comprehend and ... More

War and Peace between Mexico and the United States in the 18th and 19th Centuries  

Josefina Zoraida Vázquez

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) formed the background for independence movements in the Americas. Great Britain increased its colonial land and was forced to make reforms in order to ... More

The Virgin of Guadalupe as an Iconic Image in Mexican Culture  

Charlene Villaseñor Black

Online publication date:
May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
According to believers, the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared in 1531 to recent indigenous convert Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac, north of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlán, an area in the ... More

US–Mexico Borderlands and Religion  

Anne M. Martínez

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Religion
The border between the United States and Mexico has artificially divided languages, cultures, landscapes, and religions for more than a century and a half. This region is the crossroads ... More

Treaty Ports and the Foreign Community in Modern China  

Pär Cassel

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Asian History
Unlike other parts of the non-European world, China was never fully colonized by the Western imperial powers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Instead, the Western powers ... More

Trauma-Secondary, Vicarious, Compassion Fatigue  

Ruth Gottfried and Brian E. Bride

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Over the past three decades, along with the development of the field of traumatology, it has become increasingly clear that the after-effects of trauma exposure extend beyond those ... More

Transnational Capitalism in Latina/o Literature  

Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Literature
Latina/o cultural production has long dealt in different ways with the impact of transnational capital, globalization, and imperialism not only on immigration from Latin America, ... More

tragic history  

Lisa Irene Hau

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May 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Oxford Classical Dictionary
Tragic history is a phrase coined in the late 19th century to describe a certain type of Hellenistic history writing, which was thought to have Peripatetic underpinnings, and ... More

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