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Latest Research News on Conflict Resolution : Mar 2022

Natural Resources, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution: Uncovering the Mechanisms The interpretation of the resource-conflict link that has become most publicized—the rebel greed hypothesis—depends on just one of many plausible mechanisms that could underlie a relationship between resource dependence and violence. The author catalogues a large range of rival possible mechanisms, highlights a set of techniques…
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March 5, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Teaching and learning : Mar 2022

When Teaching Becomes Learning This research examines the role of teachers’ content knowledge during the implementation of mathematics education reform. Current mathematics education reform efforts require teachers to learn in the act of teaching. I claim that this learning occurs as teachers negotiate among 3 areas of their content knowledge: their understanding of the subject…
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March 4, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Childhood Education : Mar 2022

Early Childhood Education Programs This paper discusses early childhood education programs: their goals; effectiveness; optimal timing, targeting, and content; and costs and benefits. Early intervention has significant short- and medium-term benefits: most notably it reduces grade repetition and special education costs, and provides quality child care. The effects are greatest for more disadvantaged children. Some…
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March 3, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Poverty and Unemployment : Feb 2022

Poverty, unemployment, and common mental disorders: population based cohort study Objective: To determine whether poverty and unemployment increase the likelihood of or delay recovery from common mental disorders, and whether these associations could be explained by subjective financial strain. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: England, Wales, and Scotland. Subjects: 7726 adults aged 16-75 living in…
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February 25, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Vocational Education : Feb 2022

Identifying vocational education and training This article observes that vocational education and training’s identity has been founded on four types of characteristics: epistemological, teleological, hierarchical and pragmatic. No single characteristic is found to be adequate to identify vocational education and training across jurisdictions, and across historical periods. Both Rushbrook and Stevenson seek for vocational education…
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February 22, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Ethnic Communities : Feb 2022

Immigrant Enclaves and Ethnic Communities in New York and Los Angeles The predominant post-1965 immigrant groups have established distinctive settlement areas in many American cities and suburbs. These areas are generally understood in terms of an “immigrant enclave” model in which ethnic neighborhoods in central cities serve relatively impoverished new arrivals as a potential base…
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February 21, 2022 0

Latest Research News on International Law : Feb 2022

Economic Growth and the Environment We examine the reduced-form relationship between per capita income and various environmental indicators. Our study covers four types of indicators: urban air pollution, the state of the oxygen regime in river basins, fecal contamination of river basins, and contamination of river basins by heavy metals. We find no evidence that…
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February 16, 2022 0