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The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975.
Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction 1. The origins of the solidaristic welfare state: Scandinavia 2. The triumph of the solidaristic welfare state: Britain and Scandinavia 3. The failure ofExpand
Translational approaches to improving cervical screening
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Increased understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of cervical cancer indicates that new approaches to screening might offer increased accuracy, affordability and the potential for automation, and approaches exemplify how improved understanding ofThe biology of neoplasia might be translated into clinical benefit. Expand
Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS
Foreword by Daniel M. Fox and Samuel L. Milbank Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction: Slaves to the Past 1. Bodily Fluids and Citizenship 2. What Came First 3. Fighting the Previous War:Expand
The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle
Today's copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright?and its violation?a part of everyday life, fights over intellectual property have pittedExpand
Liberalism, Nationalism, and Degeneration: The Case of Max Nordau
therefore of imperfectly formed mind. For Dracula's and Nordau's contemporaries, however, no such fortuitous encounters were necessary. Nordau was a household name whose most popular books appearedExpand
Predicting the Difficulty of Multiple Choice Questions in a High-stakes Medical Exam
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This paper proposes a method for estimating the difficulty of MCQs from a high-stakes medical exam, where all questions were deliberately written to a common reading level, and shows that the proposed approach outperforms various baselines with a statistically significant difference. Expand
Beyond Weak and Strong: Rethinking the State in Comparative Policy History
  • P. Baldwin
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Policy History
  • 1 January 2005
Most public problems can be approached in many ways. Urban noise, the honking of car horns, for example, could be tackled by building effective mass transit and discouraging automobile use, byExpand
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