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White-Collar Delinquency  

Andrea Schoepfer

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Studies of white-collar crime have largely focused on the crimes and immoral and unethical actions of adults during the course of their legitimate occupations, yet adults are not the only ... More

Visions of the Nation in Imperial Brazil: Arts and Celebrations  

Maria Ligia Coelho Prado

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The imperial period in Brazil (1822–1889) is central to a better understanding of the particularities of Brazilian history in the broader context of Latin America. Independence in relation ... More

Taxation and Spending in Latin America  

David Doyle

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Aug 2018
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Politics
The battle over state redistribution, and the means to pay for welfare transfers, lies at the heart of contemporary political economy. This has been one of the central plinths of political ... More

Tantric Buddhism in Japan: Shingon, Tendai, and the Esotericization of Japanese Buddhisms  

David L. Gardiner

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Religion
From the early 9th century a new orientation emerged in Japanese Buddhism that emphasized specific Tantric, or Vajrayāna characteristics of both doctrine and practice. While elements of ... More

Successful Aging: History and Prospects  

John W. Rowe and Dawn C. Carr

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
While the factors that influence the well-being of individuals in late life have long been a major concern of research in aging, they have been a particularly active area of research and ... More

Statistical Mediation in Lifespan Developmental Analyses  

Oscar Gonzalez and David P. MacKinnon

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Lifespan developmental research studies how individuals change throughout their lifetime and how intraindividual or interindividual change leads to future outcomes. Lifespan researchers ... More

Space Governance  

Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Planetary Science
Outer space is once again facing renewed competition. Unlike in the earlier decades of space exploration when there were two or three spacefaring powers, by the turn of the 21st century, ... More

Social Order and Mobility in 16th- and 17th-Century Central Mexico  

Tatiana Seijas

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
Mexico had an exceptionally diverse population during the 16th and 17th centuries, including Indigenous peoples of different ethnicities (in the majority), Iberians, and forced migrants ... More

The Secretary of War’s Historical Commission: Military Historians and the Cristeros  

Julia Preciado

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Aug 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Latin American History
The Cristero Rebellion (1926–1929), also known as La Cristiada, was a conflict between the Catholic Church and the Mexican government. The Catholics, especially from western states, rose ... More

Rock Avalanches  

Tim Davies

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Aug 2018
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Natural Hazard Science
Rock avalanches are very large (greater than about 1 million m3) landslides from rock slopes, which can travel much farther than smaller events; the larger the avalanche, the greater the ... More

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