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Agent-Based Modeling of Flood Insurance Futures  

Linda Geaves

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Natural Hazard Science
Agent-based models have facilitated greater understanding of flood insurance futures, and will continue to advance this field as modeling technology develops further. As the pressures of ... More

A History of Pavlovian Science  

Gabriel Ruiz and Natividad Sánchez

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Transnational historiography, which emerged in the 1990s, covers historical phenomena that transcend the boundaries of the nation-state, analyzing the processes of circulation, ... More

Ambivalent Humanitarian Crises and Complex Emergencies  

Dennis Dijkzeul and Diana Griesinger

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
The term “humanitarian crisis” combines two words of controversial meaning and definitions that are often used in very different situations. For example, there is no official definition of ... More

Anti-Trafficking in Southeast Asia  

Julie Ham

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The positioning of Southeast Asia (comprising Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar or Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) as an ... More

Articulatory Phonology  

Marianne Pouplier

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
One of the most fundamental problems in research on spoken language is to understand how the categorical, systemic knowledge that speakers have in the form of a phonological grammar maps ... More

Astrakhan and Orenburg: Russia’s Asian Trade in the 17th and 18th Centuries  

Matthew Romaniello

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Asian History
Astrakhan and Orenburg were the Russian Empire’s two “official” entrances from Asia in the early modern era. Russia’s “Asia” was conceived broadly as the expanse of Eurasia from the Ottoman ... More

Attitudes and Behavior  

Geoffrey Haddock, Sapphira Thorne, and Lukas Wolf

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Psychology
Attitudes refer to overall evaluations of people, groups, ideas, and other objects, reflecting whether individuals like or dislike them. Attitudes have been found to be good predictors of ... More

Attitudes Toward LGBT People and Their Rights in Europe  

Kath Wilson

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Attitudes toward LGBT people have changed in Europe since the 1990s; there is generally much more tolerance and acceptance. Evidence drawn from surveys and research projects including the ... More

Austin, David M.  

Sadye L. M. Logan

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia of Social Work
David M. Austin (1923–2008), who served as Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work (now University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks ... More

Best Practices for Working with Students with Physical Disabilities  

April B. Coughlin

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education
The Disability Studies in Education framework offers the best practices for working with, listening to, and addressing the strengths and needs of students with physical disabilities in ... More

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