Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

The Collective Leadership Framework for Community Change

Collective leadership is still an emerging field, so there is not one,common definition. It is, however, about embracing and marshalling human, cultural and technological resources in ways that enable local people to work together to improve their communities for the … Continue reading

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Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health outcomes across the life span. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression, and other diseases. Recent studies have … Continue reading

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New Directions in “Child Abuse and Neglect” Research

A critical step in devising effective responses to child abuse and neglect is reasonable agreement on the definition of the problem and its scope. At a minimum, any recent act or set of acts or failure to act on the … Continue reading

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Perspectives on the Future of the Sociology of Aging

Along with economic changes, the social context within which older individuals and families function is also changing, affecting, among other things, the nature of certain types of social relationships and institutions that provide part of the support infrastructure available to … Continue reading

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