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The genome of M. acetivorans reveals extensive metabolic and physiological diversity.
Methanogenesis, the biological production of methane, plays a pivotal role in the global carbon cycle and contributes significantly to global warming. The majority of methane in nature is derivedExpand
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A Multi-Level Analysis of Community Coordinating Councils
  • N. Allen
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • American journal of community psychology
  • 1 March 2005
Coordinating councils are frequently formed to promote a coordinated response to complex social issues (e.g., community health, violence prevention). Little is known, to date, however, about councilExpand
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Still a Movement After All These Years?
The domestic violence movement began as a social change movement with dual goals of social change and service provision. Despite concerns about a devolution of the movement into apolitical serviceExpand
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Battered Women’s Multitude of Needs
To better illuminate the elements of an effective community response to domestic violence, this study examined how survivors prioritized their help-seeking activities and what their prioritiesExpand
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An Examination of the Effectiveness of Domestic Violence Coordinating Councils
  • N. Allen
  • Business, Medicine
  • Violence against women
  • 1 January 2006
The community response to domestic violence has been characterized by a lack of coordination across systems. Recent efforts have focused on bringing together stakeholders from an array of communityExpand
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Domestic Violence Survivors’ Experiences with Their Informal Social Networks
Informal social networks play a critical role in buffering the negative effects of stressful life events. For women experiencing the stress of a violent relationship, family and friends are among theExpand
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Findings From a Community-Based Program for Battered Women and Their Children
The effectiveness of a strengths-and community-based support and advocacy intervention for battered women and their children was examined. The study included a longitudinal, experimental design andExpand
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Social Change Movements and the Struggle Over Meaning-Making: A Case Study of Domestic Violence Narratives
  • A. Lehrner, N. Allen
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • American journal of community psychology
  • 16 October 2008
Social movement theorists have emphasized the important role of meaning-making for social change movements (e.g., D. A. Snow and R. D. Benford, 1992, In: A. D. Morris & C. M. Mueller (Eds.) FrontiersExpand
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Individual-and Setting-Level Correlates of Secondary Traumatic Stress in Rape Crisis Center Staff
Secondary traumatic stress (STS) is an issue of significant concern among providers who work with survivors of sexual assault. Although STS has been studied in relation to individual-levelExpand
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Sexual assault victimization and psychopathology: A review and meta-analysis.
Sexual assault (SA) is a common and deleterious form of trauma. Over 40years of research on its impact has suggested that SA has particularly severe effects on a variety of forms of psychopathology,Expand
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