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Implementing the Randomized Controlled Trial

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

in Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter 6 focuses on preparing the setting for the intervention and highlights the necessity for ongoing cooperation. The use of computer technology for recruitment and tracking of participants is ... More


Occupational and Environmental Health Challenges and Opportunities

Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, and Rosemary K. Sokas

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational and environmental health covers a wide spectrum and presents many challenges and opportunities. This chapter describes categories of occupational and environmental hazards, the nature ... More


Why Multinational Corporations Still Need to Keep It Local: Environment, Operations, and Ownership in the Hospitality Industry

Jie J. Zhang, Nitin R. Joglekar, and Rohit Verma

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While the goal of environmental sustainability provides positive global impact, its implementation should consider the inherent variations in the local environmental, social, and economic contexts. ... More


Mississippian Beginnings

Gregory D. Wilson (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Two decades ago Mississippian cultural origins were commonly viewed as the outcome of well-bounded Woodland populations evolving in situ. Different Mississippian polities were conceived of as ... More


Japan and China: Cultural Norms Mediated through Crisis and Environmental Context

Janelle Knox-Hayes

in The Cultures of Markets: The Political Economy of Climate Governance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718451
eISBN:
9780191787737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718451.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Public Management

Chapter 6 examines late market adaptations in China and Japan. Both countries are Asian political economies and although they have similar sociopolitical and cultural heritage, with the legacy of ... More


My Experiments with Truth: Studying the Biology of Invasions

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on biological invasions and presents one example of how we can experiment with an interdisciplinary repertoire of research questions, methods, and epistemologies to produce ... More


Is it possible to ‘age successfully’ with extensive physical impairments?

Annika Taghizadeh Larsson

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter deals with the opportunities and challenges of adopting a modern, leisurely active and self-fulfilling pensioner's lifestyle – to ‘age successfully’ – if one uses a wheelchair and is ... More


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