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Too Easy to Keep: Life-Sentenced Prisoners and the Future of Mass Incarceration

Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520300507
eISBN:
9780520971875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520300507.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Life-sentenced prisoners are a growing proportion of America’s incarcerated population. Too Easy to Keep provides a thorough assessment of the consequences of this monumental shift. It examines the ... More


Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Muriel R. Gillick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, the American health care system has grown in size and complexity. Muriel R. Gillick takes readers on a narrative tour of American health care, ... More


I Had Looked at Myself in the Full-Length Mirror

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Discusses health and appearance of the old woman: chronic and acute medical conditions of aging, the quest for beauty, sexuality in old age, as well as physical and psychic pain and “the organ ... More


Attract Immigrants or Become Like Japan

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Will the government be able to overcome protectionist barriers to successfully attract skill and talent from abroad, including the children of earlier Hong Kong emigrants? Time will tell. The real ... More


Adapting to Long-Term Change

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Long-term changes in the world such as demographic trends, climate change, and disruptive innovation create permanent shifts in patterns of supply or demand. Chapter 12 explores the nature and ... More


Academic Opportunities Unlimited

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter highlights the academic job crisis, whereby only a fraction of PhDs attain full-time, tenure-stream professorial jobs. It does so, however, through satire, offering a "modest proposal" ... More


Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Composites

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Inorganic Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

A relatively new area that involves silicon-containing materials is the synthesis of “ultrastructure” materials, that is materials in which structure can be controlled ... More


Precarity, migration and ageing

Karen Kobayashi and Mushira Mohsin Khan

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The profile of older adults in the Global North is changing rapidly with increasing proportions of foreign-born ageing populations. Despite their demographic significance, very little research has ... More


Future directions in cognitive aging research: Perspectives from the National Institute on Aging

Daniel B. Berch and Molly V. Wagster

in New Frontiers in Cognitive Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525691
eISBN:
9780191689369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525691.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has had a long-standing interest in supporting both mainstream and cutting-edge research in the field of cognitive aging. This chapter outlines the NIA’s ... More


Strategic Development: Trudging up the Staircase or Swimming with the Tide?

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children's Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As described in the previous chapter, children’s thinking is highly variable. The present chapter focuses on implications of this variability for understanding ... More


Lower Eyelid and Midfacial Rejuvenation

Chun Cheng Lin Yang and Richard L. Anderson

in Surgery of the Eyelid, Lacrimal System, and Orbit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195340211
eISBN:
9780197562574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195340211.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Over the past two and a half decades, techniques for midfacial rejuvenation have evolved. Midfacial rejuvenation has gained significant popularity among ... More


Divorce and Reconciliation: Radical Recombination

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

In Reaction 3 you saw that a radical is a species with at least one unpaired electron. An ‘unpaired electron’ is a single electron that is present in the ... More


Health Care and Rising Public Budgets

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0032
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Increases in public spending on health expenditures alone cannot be accommodated under the present fiscal arrangements without severely sacrificing the quality of health care. Politically, no ... More


Tackling Long-Term Budget Deficits in an Aging Society

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0034
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The aging of Hong Kong’s population is a rapidly approaching, multifaceted challenge that will be around for many decades to come. Unfortunately, the public sees this problem solely as one of poverty ... More


Rekindling Hong Kong’s Magic

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Hong Kong’s divisive and fragmented political landscape provides the ideal condition for the proliferation of regulatory control. When the pressure on our government to spend more on housing, health ... More


Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging

W. Andrew Achenbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164429
eISBN:
9780231535328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164429.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Robert Neil Butler (1927–2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging and the elderly. One of the first psychiatrists ... More


Examining Change

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Examining change explores some of the social tensions around aging, food, and consumerism that contemporary intentional communities address. The chapter offers a brief historical overview of social ... More


Choosing a Life

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Choosing a Life explores who joins intentional communities and what draws these individuals to community life. Millennials and boomers, women in particular, have sought out community life, from ... More


Bringing It Home

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The final chapter illustrates how these bundled values— nonviolence, self-sufficiency or interdependence, participatory democracy, and voluntary simplicity—might be brought home to the mainstream to ... More


Statistical Strategies for Modeling Gene × Environment Interactions in Longitudinal Cohort Studies

Bhramar Mukherjee, Yin-Hsiu Chen, Yi-An Ko, Zihuai He, Seunggeun Lee, Min Zhang, and Sung Kyun Park

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

In this chapter, Mukherjee and colleagues highlight the importance of longitudinal research designs and statistical models to investigate G x E relationships. The chapter provides a history of a ... More


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