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The paper investigates whether there is a causal link between poverty or low education and participation in terrorist activities. After presenting a discussion of theoretical issues, we review evidence on the determinants of hate crimes, which are closely related to terrorism. This literature finds that the occurrence of hate crimes is largely independent… (More)
The predictors of terrorism are unclear. This paper examines the effect of public opinion in one country toward another country on the number of terrorist attacks perpetrated by people or groups from the former country against targets in the latter country. Public opinion was measured by the percentage of people in Middle Eastern and North African countries… (More)
CONTEXT Inclusion of antioxidants in topical formulations can contribute to minimize oxidative stress in the skin, which has been associated with photoaging, several dermatosis and cancer. OBJECTIVE A Castanea sativa leaf extract with established antioxidant activity was incorporated into a semisolid surfactant-free formulation. The objective of this… (More)
The author submits the results of a five-year investigation of ambulatory treatment of children in selected areas of the CSR. The original idea was to assess the morbidity of children in oecologically threatened areas. However, during the first two years it was revealed that the results do not meet the expectations of hygienists. The baseline material was… (More)
The main source of data for the evaluation of the health status of the population are mortality statistics. The paper contains data on the standardized mortality and mean life span from the Annual World Health Report. The graphic presentation of data makes it possible to compare 15 selected European countries. In addition to the general mortality the… (More)
The paper deals with the results of the first year of the new act on induced abortion. An account on the structure of abortions in 1987 is presented according to different categories of women. The paper is supplemented by tables on abortions in 1987.