Academy

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I INTRODUCTION Academy, originally in ancient Greece, a public garden outside Athens, dedicated to Athena and other deities and containing a grove and a gymnasium. […]

Sex Education

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Sex Education, broadly defined, any instruction in the processes and consequences of sexual activity, ordinarily given to children and adolescents. Today the term usually refers […]

Adoption

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I INTRODUCTION Adoption, legal procedure that permits a child born to a person, or people, to become in legal terms the son or daughter of […]

Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence, threatening behaviour or actual harm inflicted upon a person by a member of her or his own household. It is commonly thought of […]

Women’s Movement

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I INTRODUCTION Women’s Movement, campaign to obtain political, social, and economic equality between women and men. Among the equal rights campaigned for is control of […]

Marriage

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I INTRODUCTION Marriage, social institution (usually legally ratified) uniting a man and a woman (or, in certain countries, people of the same sex) in special […]

Enlightenment

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I INTRODUCTION Enlightenment, Age of, a term for the trends in 18th-century thought and letters in Europe and the American colonies before the French Revolution. […]

Curriculum

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I INTRODUCTION Curriculum, systematically organized a course of teaching and learning. Some definitions of “curriculum” focus narrowly on the arrangement of subjects over a sequence […]

Earthquake

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I INTRODUCTION Earthquake, vibrations produced in the Earth’s crust when rocks in which elastic strain has been building up suddenly rupture and then rebound. The […]