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  • cohesion
  • A recent RAND Corporation report on low birthrates warned of serious long-term repercussions, concluding: "These developments could pose significant barriers to achieving the European Union goals of full employment, economic growth and social cohesion. (nytimes.com)
  • Perspectives
  • Topics include the social meanings of color, sex/gender systems in historical and contemporary perspectives, theories of power, stereotyping, affirmative action, and welfare debates. (utdallas.edu)
  • It will be an invaluable resource for the researcher hoping to build off of others' work.Burger, J. M. is the author of 'Desire for Control Personality, Social, and Clinical Perspectives' with ISBN 9780306440724 and ISBN 0306440725. (valorebooks.com)
  • Contributions from across all disciplines and elds of study from a wide-range of theoretical, practical, social and political perspectives are welcome for KSBL Review. (scribd.com)
  • determinants
  • As the COMMIT project went on, the idea of media advocacy came front and center - use the media not for education, but to set an agenda for large-scale change by calling attention to the social and environmental determinants of the initiation, maintenance and cessation of smoking behaviors (stop blaming the victim). (blogs.com)
  • What media advocacy and social marketing do together is provide a broader framework for thinking about the context and determinants of behaviors among groups of people (a public health perspective), identify the leverage points through a marketing analysis focused on the 4Ps, and then focus on the audiences that are critical for success (public opinion leaders, media gatekeepers, elected officials). (blogs.com)
  • The social determinants of health and digital divide frameworks are used to help explain why socioeconomic variances exist in social e-health behavior. (unt.edu)
  • behavior
  • Even before then, and this was 1992, the idea that advocacy and social marketing are mutually exclusive ways of looking at the world had eluded me, but then I grew up applying social marketing for large-scale change in communities, not individual behavior change. (blogs.com)
  • Description of theories, research, and public policy associated with efforts to control deviant behavior and deviant groups, and to establish normalcy. (utdallas.edu)
  • SOC 3325 Race, Ethnicity, and Community (3 semester hours) Considers cultural and social behavior in multiracial and multiethnic societies. (utdallas.edu)
  • A 2010 dataset of a large nationally representative and randomly sampled telephone survey made freely available from the Pew Research Center is used to examine social e-health behavior according to respondents' sociodemographics. (unt.edu)
  • The dependent variable of social e-health behavior is measured by 13 survey questions from the survey. (unt.edu)
  • Logistic regression analysis was used to determine the odds of engagement in social e-health behavior based on the sociodemographic predictors. (unt.edu)
  • The findings of the current study suggest that predictable sociodemographic patterns along the dimensions of gender, race, age, education, and income exist for those who report engaging in social e-health behavior. (unt.edu)
  • This study is important because it underscores the fact that engagement in social e-health behavior is differentially distributed in the general U.S. population according to patterned sociodemographics. (unt.edu)
  • argues
  • It argues that a policy of reflexive governance-defined and developed herein-can best meet the challenges faced by many biobanks and without the need for recourse to law. (springer.com)
  • focuses
  • Specifically, this study focuses on the relationship in Fort Worth between the social and economic data of a specific zone. (unt.edu)
  • behaviors
  • Others like Stephen Dann, and at times myself, have decried the knee-jerk reaction to fashion regulation to govern individual behaviors before attempting to use other social marketing tools (and here is maybe where I diverge, and now digress). (blogs.com)
  • The desire for control is a general personality trait, relevant to many behaviors studied by both social and clinical psychologists. (valorebooks.com)
  • The term "social e-health" is introduced to emphasize the difference between seeking behaviors and interaction and creation behaviors. (unt.edu)
  • genetic
  • Infant viewing of social scenes is under genetic control and is atypical in autism. (nih.gov)
  • Here we show that variation in viewing of social scenes, including levels of preferential attention and the timing, direction and targeting of individual eye movements, is strongly influenced by genetic factors, with effects directly traceable to the active seeking of social information. (nih.gov)
  • Findings
  • Our findings suggest that anti-tobacco information campaigns about the dangers of second-hand smoke in France and about smoking cessation in the Netherlands and Germany might have reduced the social acceptability of smoking in these countries. (ebscohost.com)
  • punishment
  • The school's undergraduate criminology and criminal justice programs help prepare students to think critically about, and engage thoughtfully with, the legal system and issues of crime, social policies and systems of punishment and social control. (merrimack.edu)
  • In this module we will explore penal theories, policies and practices, considering the various justifications for punishment and the ways in which they inform sentencing practices in the courts. (le.ac.uk)
  • initiatives
  • And using communications to set the public agenda and develop support for policy initiatives at the local level, focus on policy-makers as a key audience and devote resources on prevention programs aimed at youth (not one OR the other, but all three) rounded out the model. (blogs.com)
  • Although a few jurisdictions around the world have legislated in response to the phenomenon of biobanking, the far more common response has been policy led with funders and other stakeholders initiating multi-level policy initiatives to guide biobanking practice. (springer.com)
  • Numerous biobanking initiatives have similar high-level policy documents that guide decisions and practice. (springer.com)
  • theory
  • SOC 3303 Social Theory (3 semester hours) Survey of the main currents of social theory as developed by European and American theorists and applied in contemporary social thought. (utdallas.edu)
  • Merrimack's School of Education and Social Policy provides the opportunity to learn about, collaborate with and impact PreK-12 schools, colleges and communities through dynamic and focused programs that link theory to practice, excellence to impact, and classrooms with communities. (merrimack.edu)
  • advocacy
  • It was early in that project that Mike Pertschuk, a collaborator in the ASSIST Coordinating Center who led the efforts of the Advocacy Institute to support this project, and myself, were called in to the National Cancer Institute offices to reconcile the media advocacy approach (which he represented) and the social marketing approach (that was me) as the intervention model was being debated and developed. (blogs.com)
  • Mike had his complete advocacy agenda met, and I had a complete social marketing program strategy set. (blogs.com)
  • societal
  • Associations were examined of aspects of social unacceptability of smoking (i.e. feeling uncomfortable, important people disapproval and societal disapproval) with tobacco policy awareness (i.e. awareness of warning labels, anti-tobacco information and smoking restrictions at work) and smoking cessation. (ebscohost.com)
  • consequences
  • The consequences of having a criminal record are harsh and debilitating, ranging from family disruption, social alienation, and disenfranchisement. (coursera.org)
  • Research has documented social and developmental consequences for youth who experience an early pregnancy. (ebscohost.com)
  • Issues include the formation and maintenance of individual and group identity, patterns of socioeconomic achievement, intergroup conflict, and the causes and consequences of public policy. (utdallas.edu)
  • coercion
  • According to her, coercion involved in the one-child policy is being used to keep the communist party in power. (blogspot.com)
  • The core of the policy, the centerpiece of the policy, is not how many children the government allows a woman to have, it's the coercion with which they enforce the limit," she said. (blogspot.com)
  • Littlejohn said that the coercion used to enforce the one-child policy serves the double purpose to also keep the communist party in place in China, stating that when the policy was initiated, the birth rate was about 5.9, whereas now it "more like 1.7, which is well below 2.1. (blogspot.com)
  • engagement
  • This capacity-social visual engagement-shapes typical infant development from birth and is pathognomonically impaired in children affected by autism. (nih.gov)
  • These results implicate social visual engagement as a neurodevelopmental endophenotype not only for autism, but also for population-wide variation in social-information seeking. (nih.gov)
  • problems
  • The current study will shed some light to these modern problems by looking at the actions and measurements taken by social policy. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • For me, it is reminder that when we talk about applying social marketing to social problems, and not just individual ones, we should be thinking broadly. (blogs.com)
  • This module is designed both for students intending to specialise in social policy, and for other students who are interested in social problems and responses to them. (kent.ac.uk)
  • media
  • Littlejohn rejected media perceptions in the West that the one-child policy is waning, countering that "when the Chinese communist party tweaks the policy, makes a minor adjustment to it, for some reason that fact gets reported as 'China is abandoning the one-child policy,' which is not true. (blogspot.com)
  • The video, "Stop Forced Abortion: China's War Against Women," gives a short, but good introduction that can easily be shared on social media to help spread information, she said. (blogspot.com)
  • urbanization
  • We do have challenges to overcome like rapid urbanization, lack of multisectorial policy making, lack of finance for research and development and lack of monitoring exposure to health burden from air pollution. (springer.com)
  • regulation
  • Mike Rothschild, for example, has drawn a line between marketing and regulation, arguing that marketing stops where policy and regulation begin [pdf file] . (blogs.com)
  • It is in this ambiguity that a revision proposed in mid-January to a low-level administrative regulation aiming at maintaining social order has stirred such controversy online. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • society
  • Any change in social relations that cause a change in a society or transformation of its social structure can be considered to be a social change. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • SOC 3314 Individual and Society (3 semester hours) The study of the relationship among the individual, social structure, and culture. (utdallas.edu)
  • concern
  • Financial exclusion is thus a key policy concern, because the options for operating a household budget, or a micro/small enterprise, without mainstream financial services can often be expensive. (scribd.com)
  • In wake of the 33rd anniversary of China's one-child policy, a women's rights activist has raised concern about those who believe the policy has ended, warning of the dangers it still poses. (blogspot.com)
  • enforcement
  • The use of context-information during policy definition and access control enforcement offers more adaptability and flexibility needed for these environments. (igi-global.com)
  • When it comes to low-power devices, such as wireless sensor networks, access control enforcement is normally too heavy for such resource-constrained devices. (igi-global.com)
  • study
  • The present study aims at examining the term social policy. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • The COMMIT study led to the even larger ASSIST project, a 17 state initiative that focused on policy change to support tobacco control efforts. (blogs.com)
  • This study examined whether awareness of tobacco control policies was associated with social unacceptability of smoking and whether social unacceptability had an effect on smoking cessation in three European countries. (ebscohost.com)
  • The present study tests a social-contextual model predicting pregnancy. (ebscohost.com)
  • To facilitate RSSI-based antenna alignment control to be conducted in the future work, a study on initial scanning techniques is also included at the end of this thesis. (unt.edu)
  • The problem of this study is to investigate how news policy in the Denton Record-Chronicle is defined and maintained and whether the newspaper staffers tend to conform to or conflict with the newspaper's news policy. (unt.edu)
  • The study suggests that the more experienced the staffer, the more likely he will conflict with the newspaper's news policy, and the less experienced the staffer, the more likely he will conform to the newspaper's news policy. (unt.edu)
  • research
  • Social work" also means engaging in community organization, social planning, administration and research. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • In the most recent research rankings, social work and social policy at Kent was ranked 2nd in the UK for research power, 3rd for research intensity and 5th for research impact and quality (REF 2014). (kent.ac.uk)
  • Students will prepare and revise a series of written assignments including, but not limited to, a literature review, a research design, a research report, and a policy analysis. (utdallas.edu)
  • I head the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research at Lancaster, lead a project as part of the UK Research Institute on Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems ( RITICS ), co-lead the Security and Safety theme within the UK Hub on Cyber Security of Internet of Things ( PETRAS ) and am a member of the UK Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats ( CREST ). (lancaster.ac.uk)
  • Research suggests some observations are ineffectual because of emotional tensions between what is perceived as 'authentic' teaching and the inherent performativity required by managerialist policies ( Ball 2003 ). (socresonline.org.uk)
  • subsequent
  • We will discuss the emergence of disciplinary institutions during the 18th and 19th centuries and the subsequent expansion of the networks of social control. (le.ac.uk)
  • Challenges
  • Finally, it presents the main challenges specific to the right to food and the lessons for providing policy assistance in the country. (slideshare.net)
  • Search
  • Coding schemes for the failure analysis, search strategies and techniques analysis, as well as extent of match analysis between terms in student's questions and their search terms, and extent of match analysis between search terms and controlled vocabulary were developed. (unt.edu)
  • issues
  • Hence states form social policies which have measures to follow so as to deal with these issues in an efficient way. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • The establishment of social policies is what has helped societies survive through a turbulence of problematic issues (sometimes inner issues and sometimes outer ones) until today. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • Tobacco control needed to focus on upstream issues (in one vernacular) or the other 4Ps in another. (blogs.com)
  • Known as an international expert on the country's one-child policy, she has testified at the U.S. Congress as well as the European, British and Irish Parliaments, and has briefed the White House, the U.S. Department of State, and the Vatican on the issues of women's rights in China. (blogspot.com)
  • Outside of forced abortion, the one-child policy has opened the door to other human rights issues, such as human trafficking and gendercide, Littlejohn said. (blogspot.com)
  • module
  • In this module we explore how we understand and conceptualise these areas, and the potential role of policy interventions in support of them. (kent.ac.uk)
  • Motivation
  • Occupational Therapy is characterized by the greater proximity it establishes with users, as well as by the dynamism, creativity and motivation it infuses, playing a preponderant role in the (re) structuring of routines, performance of ADL and IADL, leisure and social participation of individuals with substance use disorders. (scielosp.org)
  • public health
  • In the evolution of tobacco control efforts, public health advocates began shifting their strategies from communications (or 1P marketing ) - award-winning public service announcements, well-covered publicity events, evocative posters and culturally appropriate pamphlets - to a broader consideration of the marketing mix. (blogs.com)
  • means
  • Wednesday marks the anniversary of the country's one-child policy, which was instituted during the Mao era in China in 1979 as a means of population control. (blogspot.com)
  • Traditionally, user authentication is performed by means of a combination of authentication factors, statically specified in the access control policy of the authorization service. (igi-global.com)
  • Moreover, policies become an important means by which biobankers are held accountable. (springer.com)
  • Introduction
  • SOC 2300 Introduction to Gender Studies (3 semester hours) An introduction to the way gender shapes individuals, social institutions and culture. (utdallas.edu)
  • fears
  • More specifically, elements of social and cultural capital, professional backgrounds, experience, fears and aspirations can simultaneously be un/articulated and un/conscious - elements which James and Biesta ( 2007 ) term professional habitus ( Bourdieu 1991 ). (socresonline.org.uk)
  • chapter
  • In this chapter, different new techniques to ensure access control are discussed and compared to the state-of-the-art. (igi-global.com)
  • general
  • Even in the ancient days people living in communities were forming social rules which established general regulations for the well-being of the community. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • In a series of eye-tracking experiments conducted with 338 toddlers, including 166 epidemiologically ascertained twins (enrolled by representative sampling from the general population), 88 non-twins with autism and 84 singleton controls, we find high monozygotic twin-twin concordance (0.91) and relatively low dizygotic concordance (0.35). (nih.gov)
  • government
  • In developed countries a large number of social workers are employed by the government. (ivoryresearch.com)
  • So I believe that it has transformed into a policy of social control that's a way for the Chinese government to demonstrate its power. (blogspot.com)
  • She also listed China's system of informants, who are specifically assigned to watch women and report anyone whose abdomens "look bigger than they should," and the money that the government makes in profit from the "exorbitant" fines they charge to families with more than one child, among the reasons she believes that the policy is being used to keep the current party in place. (blogspot.com)
  • Standard
  • In the draft change, authorities added a clause that, by the Chinese standard of social control, may seem innocuous: "Anyone who produces content in publications or online platforms that contain insults or prejudice against a religion or ethnicity may be subject to administrative detainment from 10 to 15 days. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • groups
  • In malaria control, ICTs can ease communication, improve doctors' training, and increase access to information by individuals and groups that are historically unaware of malaria. (igi-global.com)
  • transcripts were expressed in all HU groups or all control groups and then considered for further statistical analysis. (tripod.com)