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Grievances and the Genesis of Rebellion
Rebellious collective action is rare, but it can occur when subordinates are severely discontented and other circumstances are favorable. The possibility of rebellion is a check—sometimes the onlyExpand
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High levels of childhood rickets in rural North Yemen.
Despite a warm sunny climate, rickets is extremely common in children living in an isolated mountainous area of North Yemen. In a small township the overall prevalence amongst children under fiveExpand
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Cultural change, growth and feeding of children in an isolated rural region of Yemen.
This paper reports a study on the growth and feeding patterns of children from an isolated region of North Yemen. Marasmus was extremely common and was associated with poor infant feedingExpand
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Is Belief in Conspiracy Theories Pathological? A Survey Experiment on the Cognitive Roots of Extreme Suspicion
What are the origins of belief in conspiracy theories? The dominant approach to studying conspiracy theories links belief to social stresses or personality type, and does not take into account theExpand
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On feeling crook in bourke and being stupified by medical journals.
  • P. Underwood
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1988
Threat, Deterrence, and Penal Severity: An Analysis of Flogging in the Royal Navy, 1740–1820
Abstract:Perceived threats to established social order can influence the willingness of those in authority to inflict punishments as well as the severity of those punishments. Our article exploresExpand
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Dear Sir, As a humble member of what the B.B.C. elegantly calls .. the ordinary people ", 1 should like to support Dr. Tobias's views, expressed in your June, 1966 issue. The man on the ClaphamExpand