K J Laidler

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1. INTRODUCTION We can readily understand that chemical reactions normally are preceded by collisions of atoms, ions, or molecules. However, the rate of such collisions in solids, liquids and gases is so great that all reactions would be very rapid were it only necessary for collisions to occur. " Chemical " reactions will not proceed more rapidly than(More)
Life within a gang includes two endemic features: violence and alcohol. Yet, to date, most researchers studying gang behavior have focused on violence and its relationship to illicit drugs, largely neglecting the importance of alcohol in gang life. Because alcohol is an integral and regular part of socializing within gang life, drinking works as a social(More)
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