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2013-04-30 14:23:27

Participants of group riots have since the end of the 1960s been viewed as rational individuals driven by a sense of injustice. But in today´s world this is misleading, concludes sociologist and PhD Christian Borch in a newly published doctoral thesis, and he encourages the police to take the destructive behaviour of some participants into account when dealing with groups of rioters. During the so-called ´UK Riots´ in the summer of 2011, discontented young people set the...

2012-11-01 07:37:27

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The War on Women is not just political campaign rhetoric leading up to the 2012 election. According to a poll commissioned by Rad Campaign, a web agency that works with advocacy nonprofits, and conducted by Lincoln Park Strategies, large numbers of Black men and Hispanic women, among others, agree that a group of lawmakers in Washington have been working to curb women's rights to contraception, abortion, and equal pay for equal work. The poll results,...

2009-11-30 09:32:00

Based on THE BODY PROJECT by Joan Jacobs Brumberg, 8th graders learn to defend themselves against the barrage of media messages afflicting youth self-confidence and achievement. MILL VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ring Mountain Day School, in northern California, takes a proactive approach, incorporating positive body awareness as part of its school culture. As part of their science and nutrition curriculum this semester, eighth graders at this Mill Valley middle school...