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abandoned buildings (search for this term)

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abduction

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ability (search for this term)

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  • talent

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Abolition movement (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the United States Abolition movement during the 1800s to end slavery.

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abortion (search for this term)

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abortion clinics (search for this term)

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abortion rights movement

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absent without leave

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absentee ballots (search for this term)

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absentee voters (search for this term)

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absentee votes (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Votes cast by persons who are absent from their usual voting district and permitted to vote by mail.

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abuse (search for this term)

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abused children (search for this term)

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academic ability (search for this term)

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academic achievement (search for this term)

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academic degrees (search for this term)

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  • college degrees

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academic disciplines (search for this term)

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academic freedom (search for this term)

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academic guidance counseling (search for this term)

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academic libraries (search for this term)

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Academic Progress Rate (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A metric established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to measure the success or failure of collegiate athletic teams in moving student athletes towards graduation.

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  • APR

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academic standards (search for this term)

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academic tenure (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • tenure

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access to arts (search for this term)

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access to care

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access to information (search for this term)

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accessibility (for disabled) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to those features or characteristics of facilities, programs, services, and technologies that allow them to be used by individuals with disabilities.

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accident prevention (search for this term)

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accidental death (search for this term)

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accidents (search for this term)

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accreditation (institutions) (search for this term)

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acculturation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Process of adopting cultural traits or social patterns of another group; also, a restructuring or blending of cultures resulting from this.

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achievement (search for this term)

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achievement tests (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Tests used to measure knowledge, abilities, understanding, or skills acquired from academic work.

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ACLU

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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acquittals (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Findings by a court that a defendant should not be held responsible for the offense tried for, and may be released from custody.

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active duty (search for this term)

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activism (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The practice of vigorous action or involvement as a means of achieving political or social goals.

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activities of daily living (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Basic personal care tasks used to measure functional ability in older adults.

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  • ADL

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acute myocardial infarction

SCOPE NOTE(S): medical term for an event commonly known as a heart attack.

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ADAM

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ADAM/DUF Program (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A program that measures trends in drug use among persons arrested and booked in the United States.

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  • ADAM
  • Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring program
  • Drug Use Forecasting
  • DUF

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adaptation (search for this term)

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addiction (search for this term)

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  • chemical dependence

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ADEA

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adjustment (search for this term)

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ADL

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administration (search for this term)

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administrative costs (search for this term)

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administrative divisions (search for this term)

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administrative elites (search for this term)

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administrative records

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administrators (search for this term)

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admissions policies (search for this term)

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adolescents (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to young people age 13 to 17.

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  • teenagers

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adopted children (search for this term)

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adoption (search for this term)

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adoption leave (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An employee benefit that provides an adoptive parent paid or unpaid time off work to care for a newly adopted child.

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adoptive parents (search for this term)

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adult care services (search for this term)

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  • day care services

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adult children (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to adults in relationship to their parents; e.g. as caregivers of elderly or ill parents.

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adult education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Provision of learning opportunites to adults in professional, vocational, personal, and social development.

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adult literacy (search for this term)

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adult offenders (search for this term)

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adult reading programs (search for this term)

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adultery (search for this term)

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adults (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to persons age 18 or older.

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advertising (search for this term)

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advocacy (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Active support for and representation of an individual, group or cause.

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  • citizen advocacy

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aerospace industry (search for this term)

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Affirmative Action (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A policy to increase opportunities for women and minorities, particularly in the context of employment and education.

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affluence (search for this term)

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Afghanistan War (search for this term)

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African Americans (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Do not hyphenate.

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  • Afro-Americans
  • Black Americans
  • Blacks
  • Negroes

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African studies (search for this term)

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Afro-Americans

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after school programs (search for this term)

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aftercare (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Health care provided to a person after primary treatment is completed. Use also for follow-up services for treatment programs such as substance abuse treatment.

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age (search for this term)

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age discrimination (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • ageism

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Age Discrimination in Employment Act (1967-USA) (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • ADEA

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age groups (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Select a more specific term from the list below.

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aged

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ageism

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Agency for International Development (search for this term)

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  • AID

aggravated assault (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Unlawful application of physical force to another with the intention of committing an additional crime, or done with circumstances of peculiar outrage or atrocity.

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aggression (search for this term)

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aging (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • old age

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aging population (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the increased proportion of the older adult population, as influenced by birth and death rates, and immigration.

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agrarian reform (search for this term)

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  • land reform

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agrarian workers

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agribusiness (search for this term)

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agricultural census (search for this term)

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agricultural development (search for this term)

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agricultural land (search for this term)

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agricultural markets (search for this term)

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agricultural organizations (search for this term)

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agricultural policy (search for this term)

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agricultural production (search for this term)

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agricultural productivity (search for this term)

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agricultural services (search for this term)

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agricultural workers (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • agrarian workers

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agricultural zones (search for this term)

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agriculture (search for this term)

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AID

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AIDS (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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air bases (search for this term)

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air pollution (search for this term)

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air transportation (search for this term)

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air travel (search for this term)

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aircraft (search for this term)

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aircraft hijackings (search for this term)

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aircraft security (search for this term)

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airport security (search for this term)

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airports (search for this term)

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al Qaeda (search for this term)

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alarm systems (search for this term)

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Alaskan Natives (search for this term)

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alcohol (search for this term)

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alcohol abuse (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Overuse or misuse of alcoholic beverages. Do not confuse with "alcoholism".

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  • problem drinking

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alcohol consumption (search for this term)

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alcoholism (search for this term)

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alienation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Loss of interrelatedness with others; estrangement of the individual from others and/or from prevailing values, goals, and expectations of society.

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aliens

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alimony (search for this term)

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allergies (search for this term)

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Alliance for Progress (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): United States assistance program for Latin America; begun in 1961, intended to counter the appeal of revolutionary movements and politics, particularly communism; dissolved 1973.

alliances (search for this term)

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alternative energy (search for this term)

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alternative medicine (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but is not based on evidence gathered with the scientific method. Alternative treatments are those that are not part of the conventional, science-based healthcare system.

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alternatives to institutionalization (search for this term)

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altruism (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the act of helping by an individual that is intended to provide aid to someone else with no expectation of receiving something in return.

Alzheimers disease (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A disease characterized by progressive loss of memory and or mental, social, and physical competance.

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ambition (search for this term)

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ambivalence (search for this term)

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ambulatory care (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Includes a range of medical care and services provided to patients without admission into a health care facility (e.g. care given in a physician's office or an outpatient clinic).

USE FOR:

  • outpatient care

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American Bar Association (search for this term)

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American Bar Foundation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Research arm of the American Bar Association.

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American Civil Liberties Union (search for this term)

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  • ACLU

American Civil War (search for this term)

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American Colonies (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to the period before the American Revolution (pre-1775).

USE FOR:

  • colonies

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American Indians

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American Jews

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American Revolution (search for this term)

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Americans for Democratic Action (search for this term)

Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) (search for this term)

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Amerindians

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ammunition (search for this term)

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amnesty (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A general pardon for offenses.

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amphetamines (search for this term)

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ancestry

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anger (search for this term)

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animal rights advocates (search for this term)

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anomie (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A condition of an individual or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of norms and values or a sense of dislocation and alienation.

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anorexia nervosa (search for this term)

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Antebellum South (USA) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The southern region of the United States as it existed before the Civil War (1860).

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anthrax (search for this term)

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anthropology (search for this term)

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anti-abortion movement

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Anti-Corn League (UK) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Opposition to the British Corn Laws regulating domestic and foreign trade in grain; 1830s-1846.

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anti-nuclear movements (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • nuclear freeze movement

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anti-Semitism (search for this term)

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anti-stalking laws (search for this term)

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anti-terrorist laws (search for this term)

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anti-war movements (search for this term)

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antibiotics (search for this term)

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antidepressants (search for this term)

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antitrust offenses (search for this term)

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anxiety (search for this term)

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Apartheid (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): System of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-Europeans that operated in the Republic of South Africa from 1948 until the early 1990s.

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apartments

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apathy (search for this term)

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APEC

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appeal procedures (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Procedures by which a court may re-examine a case tried in a lower court and may confirm, modify, or reverse the lower court's decision.

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appeals court

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appellate courts (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Courts holding the authority to review and decide appeals.

USE FOR:

  • appeals court
  • court of appeals

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apprenticeships (search for this term)

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approval ratings

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APR

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aptitude (search for this term)

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Arab Americans (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Do not hyphenate.

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Arab Israeli conflict (search for this term)

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Arab Israeli relations (search for this term)

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Arab League (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Political organization consisting of Arab nations; founded 1945.

Arab Spring (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the wave of demonstrations and protests, riots, and civil wars in the Arab world that began December 2010.

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arbitration (search for this term)

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Area Agencies on Aging (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Local agencies for coordinating the delivery of public and private sector programs for older Americans.

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area studies (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Interdisciplinary study of a cultural, political, or geographic area.

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armaments (search for this term)

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armed conflict (search for this term)

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armed forces (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The combined military, naval, and air forces of a nation or group or nations.

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  • armed services

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armed robbery (search for this term)

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armed services

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armored vehicles (search for this term)

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armored vests

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arms control (search for this term)

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arms control agreements (search for this term)

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arms control negotiations (search for this term)

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arms embargo (search for this term)

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arms exports (search for this term)

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arms imports (search for this term)

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arms race (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Competition between countries for superiority in quantity and quality of military weapons.

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arms sales (search for this term)

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arms smuggling (search for this term)

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arms trade (search for this term)

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arms transfers (search for this term)

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army posts (search for this term)

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arraignment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The appearance of the accused before a court where they are informed of the charges brought against them, and their plea is heard.

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arrest procedures (search for this term)

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arrest rates (search for this term)

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arrest records (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Official records of an individual's previous arrests and associated charges.

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arrest warrants (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • warrants

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Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring program

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arrests (search for this term)

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arrondissements (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Administrative district of certain large cities in France.

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arson (search for this term)

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art fairs (search for this term)

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art galleries (search for this term)

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art institutions (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to organizations and institutes that support the arts through education, instruction, or financing (e.g. National Endowment for the Arts).

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art museums

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arthritis (search for this term)

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artists (search for this term)

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arts (search for this term)

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arts attendance (search for this term)

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arts audiences (search for this term)

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arts education (search for this term)

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arts funding (search for this term)

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arts participation (search for this term)

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asbestos (search for this term)

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Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • APEC

Asian Americans (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Do not hyphenate.

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aspirations (search for this term)

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assassination attempts (search for this term)

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assassinations (search for this term)

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assassins (search for this term)

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assault (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • physical assault

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assault and battery (search for this term)

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assault weapons (search for this term)

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assaults on police (search for this term)

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asset forfeiture (search for this term)

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assisted living (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Programs and facilities providing a range of supportive care services (e.g. accomodations, meals, personal care, housekeeping, transportation, recreational activities, etc.).

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assisted living facilities (search for this term)

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assisted suicide (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The act of making the means of suicide available to a terminally ill person.

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assistive devices (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Equipment, aids, self-help devices, furniture, medical devices or communications technologies designed to aid people with disabilities.

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associate degrees (search for this term)

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associations (search for this term)

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  • voluntary associations

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asthma (search for this term)

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astronauts (search for this term)

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asylum seekers

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Atheism (search for this term)

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athletes (search for this term)

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attitudes (search for this term)

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attitudes toward aging (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Includes how the elderly feel toward aging, and the attitudes of others toward aging and the elderly.

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attitudes toward death (search for this term)

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attorneys (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • lawyers

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authoritarianism (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • despotism

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authority (search for this term)

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auto theft (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • automobile theft

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auto workers (search for this term)

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automobile accidents

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automobile expenses (search for this term)

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automobile industry (search for this term)

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automobile insurance (search for this term)

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automobile loans (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • car loans

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automobile ownership (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

automobile production (search for this term)

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automobile sales (search for this term)

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automobile theft

USE:

automobile use (search for this term)

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automobiles (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • cars

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autopsy (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The inspection of a body after death to determine the cause of death.

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babies

USE:

bachelors degrees (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • college degrees

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backpacking (search for this term)

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bail (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Procedure for releasing arrested persons, under a bond, on financial or other conditions to ensure their appearance for trial.

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bail hearings (search for this term)

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bail jumping (search for this term)

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balance of payments (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The difference between a nation's payments to foreign countries and its receipts from foreign countries.

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balance of trade (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The difference in value between a country's imports and exports.

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balanced budget (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

bank deposits (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

bank failures (search for this term)

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bank robbery (search for this term)

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banking (search for this term)

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RELATED TERM(S):

bankruptcy (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

bankruptcy reorganization (search for this term)

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banks (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Financial institutions (such as the Bank of England or the U.S. Federal Reserve System) responsible for regulating the size of a nations money supply, cost of credit, and the foreign exchange value of its currency.

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barbiturates (search for this term)

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baseball (search for this term)

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basic skills (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to skills (such as reading and writing) that form the basis of later learning.

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battered women (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

battle casualties

USE:

behavior

USE:

behavior modification (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Altering of behavior through the use of conditioning techniques.

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behavior problems (search for this term)

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behavioral disorders (search for this term)

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beliefs (search for this term)

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beneficiaries (search for this term)

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bereavement

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Bible (search for this term)

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bilingual education (search for this term)

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bilingualism (search for this term)

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bills (search for this term)

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bingo (search for this term)

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biographical data (search for this term)

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bioindicators (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Designate conditions or diseases which are not accompanied by the specific metric. Bioindicators can be one of two indirect measurements which are reported by the respondent when questioned: "Has a doctor ever told you that you had ______(condition/disease)?" or "Have you ever had _______(condition/disease)?"

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biological warfare (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

biological weapons (search for this term)

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biomarkers (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Define direct physical and/or mental measurements that require testing procedures on collected body matter. Examples: Buccal swabs, blood samples, radiology.

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biomaterials (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A biomaterial is any non-drug material, natural or man-made, that comprises whole or part of a living structure or biomedical device which performs, augments, or replaces a natural function that has been lost through disease or injury. Examples include artificial limbs and organs, dental implants, tissue regeneration and repair, stem cells.

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biomeasures (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to direct biological measurements of physical and/or mental characteristics without obtaining an actual sample of body material. Examples: height, weight, blood pressure, BMI, and cognitive function.

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biotechnology (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the use of biological organisms, or processes to make or modify products.

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bioterrorism (search for this term)

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birth (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • childbirth

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NARROWER TERM(S):

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birth certificates

USE:

birth control (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • contraception

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birth expectations (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to an expressed opinion regarding the number of children a woman or couple plan to have.

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RELATED TERM(S):

birth history

USE:

birth rates (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

birth records (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • birth certificates

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bisexuality (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Sexual behavior or orientation involving physical and/or romantic attraction to both males and females.

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Black Americans

USE:

Black community (search for this term)

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Black militancy (search for this term)

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Black Muslims (search for this term)

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Black power (search for this term)

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Black White relations (search for this term)

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blackouts (search for this term)

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Blacks

USE:

blindness (search for this term)

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block grants (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): U.S. federal grants given to states for use in broad program areas such as social services, community services, health, and housing.

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blogs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A discussion or informational site published on the Web consisting of discrete entries typically displayed in reverse chronological order.

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blood diseases

USE:

blood disorders (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • blood diseases

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blue collar workers (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Skilled, semi-skilled, or unskilled workers engaged in physical, rather than mental or social, work.

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BMI

USE:

boards of education

USE:

Boat People (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refugees who have fled their country by boat.

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body armor (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • armored vests
  • bullet proof vests
  • protective vests

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body height (search for this term)

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RELATED TERM(S):

body image (search for this term)

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body mass index (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A number calculated from a person's weight and height; provides a reliable indicator of body fatness.

USE FOR:

  • BMI

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body weight (search for this term)

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bomb disposal equipment (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

bombings (search for this term)

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bombs (search for this term)

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bone cancer (search for this term)

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boot camps

USE:

born-again Christians (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the state of having committed or recommitted to the Christian faith through an intensely religious experience.

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boroughs (search for this term)

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boys (search for this term)

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brain drain (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A loss of trained professional personnel to another company or nation that offers greater opportunity.

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brand names (search for this term)

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breaking and entering

USE:

breast cancer (search for this term)

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breast feeding (search for this term)

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bribery (search for this term)

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British Parliament (search for this term)

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broadcasting (search for this term)

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bronchitis (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

budget cuts (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

budget sequestration (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a procedure in the United States that limits the size of the federal budget by imposing budget limits on departments and programs and automatic budget cuts when these limits are exceeded.

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budgets (search for this term)

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building costs

USE:

bulimia (search for this term)

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bullet proof vests

USE:

bullying (search for this term)

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bureaucracy (search for this term)

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burglary (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Unlawful entry of or trespass within a structure, with intent to commit larceny or a felony.

USE FOR:

  • breaking and entering

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buses (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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Bush Administration (1989-1993) (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

Bush Administration (George W., 2001-2009) (search for this term)

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business (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

business conditions (search for this term)

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business cycles (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.

RELATED TERM(S):

business elites (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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business expenditures (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

business leaders (search for this term)

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business ownership (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

business revenue (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

business sourcing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a number of business procurement practices aimed at finding, evaluating, and engaging suppliers of goods and services.

NARROWER TERM(S):

businesses (search for this term)

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busing

USE:

buyout packages (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Early retirement incentives or severance benefits offered to employees as an inducement to leave.

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Cabinet (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a body of advisors to a chief of state who also serve as heads of government departments.

NARROWER TERM(S):

Cabinet appointments (search for this term)

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Cabinet nominations (search for this term)

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caffeine (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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campaign contributions (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

campaign expenditures (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • campaign spending

BROADER TERM(S):

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campaign finance (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

campaign finance law (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

campaign finance reform (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

campaign finance reports (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

campaign funds (search for this term)

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campaign issues (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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campaign literature (search for this term)

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campaign spending

USE:

campaign strategies (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

campaigns

USE:

camping (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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campsites (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

campus crime (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to crimes committed by, or against, students on college or university campuses.

campus unrest (search for this term)

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Canadian Parliament (search for this term)

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cancer (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

NARROWER TERM(S):

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candidates (search for this term)

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cannabis

USE:

capital gains (search for this term)

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capital punishment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Sentences requiring that the convicted offender be executed by lawful authority.

USE FOR:

  • death penalty
  • death sentence

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capitalism (search for this term)

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car loans

USE:

carcinogens (search for this term)

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cardiology (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

cardiovascular disease (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • heart disease

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career change (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

career choice (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

career criminals (search for this term)

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career development (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

career expectations (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

career goals (search for this term)

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career guidance (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A range of programs designed to assist people in selecting, planning, and pursuing their careers.

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career history (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

career planning (search for this term)

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careers (search for this term)

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caregiver burden (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the emotional, material, and physical strain associated with providing personal care for a mentally or physically incapacitated family member.

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caregivers (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Individuals who provide personal care to others; includes professionals, nonprofessionals, and family members.

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cargo hijacking

USE:

cargo security (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Protection of goods and materials in transit and in storage.

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cargo shipments (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Goods and materials shipped by air, sea, or land.

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carjacking (search for this term)

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carpools (search for this term)

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cars

USE:

cartel (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An international syndicate, combine, or trust formed especially to regulate prices and output in some field of business.

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Carter Administration (1977-1981) (search for this term)

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cartography

USE:

case dismissal (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Dismissal of a legal case resulting from the decision not to prosecute after the arrest.

RELATED TERM(S):

case management (search for this term)

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case processing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The movement of a lawsuit or legal action through the legal system.

RELATED TERM(S):

caseloads (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Number of cases handled by judges, probation and parole officers, correctional counselors, and other human services professionals at a given moment or over a specified period of time.

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cash payments (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

casinos (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

caste (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

casualties

USE:

casualties of war

USE:

catastrophes

USE:

Catholic Church (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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Catholic priests (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

Catholicism (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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Catholics (search for this term)

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causes of crime (search for this term)

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causes of death (search for this term)

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CCDF

USE:

CDP

USE:

celebrations (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

celebrities (search for this term)

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cellular phones (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

censorship (search for this term)

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CENSPAC

USE:

censure (search for this term)

census (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

census county divisions (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

census data (search for this term)

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Census Designated Places (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • CDP

census divisions (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

census methods (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

census records (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

census regions (search for this term)

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Census Software Package (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • CENSPAC

census tract level (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

censuses (search for this term)

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central banks (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Financial institutions (such as the Bank of England or the U.S. Federal Reserve System) responsible for regulating the size of a nations money supply, the cost of credit, and the foreign exchange value of its currency.

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Central Intelligence Agency

USE:

certification (search for this term)

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certiorari (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A petition by which a superior court can call up for review the record of a proceeding in an inferior (lower) court.

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charitable donations (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • donations

RELATED TERM(S):

charities (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

check payments (search for this term)

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chemical dependence

USE:

chemical industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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chemical spills (search for this term)

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chemical warfare (search for this term)

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chemical weapons (search for this term)

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chemotherapy (search for this term)

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Chernobyl accident (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The 1986 accident at a nuclear power plant located at Chernobyl, Ukraine (former Soviet Union).

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chewing tobacco (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

child abuse (search for this term)

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child advocacy (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the combined social, economic, and legal resources available for the purpose of ensuring that the individual child's basic rights and developmental needs are met and protected.

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child care (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

Child Care and Development Fund (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • CCDF

child custody (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

child custody hearings (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

child development (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

child health (search for this term)

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child neglect (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The failure of parents or caretakers to provide children with care essential for normal development.

RELATED TERM(S):

child nutrition (search for this term)

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child pornography (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

child prostitution (search for this term)

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child rearing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Care of children by parents, guardians, or other primary caregivers.

RELATED TERM(S):

child support (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • child support payments

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

child support payments

USE:

child welfare (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

childbirth

USE:

childhood (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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childlessness (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

children (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to persons age 24 months to 12 years.

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chlorofluorocarbons (search for this term)

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Christian Coalition (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Conservative Christian political organization founded 1989 by Pat Robertson; influential in the Republican Party.

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Christian Democrats (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

Christianity (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

NARROWER TERM(S):

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Christmas (search for this term)

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chronic disabilities (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

chronic illnesses (search for this term)

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chronic offenders

USE:

church attendance (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

church buildings (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • churches

RELATED TERM(S):

church groups (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to social and/or charitable groups composed of individuals who are members of the same church; do not confuse with "church membership".

RELATED TERM(S):

church membership (search for this term)

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church state separation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the U.S. separation of religious and governing institutions.

RELATED TERM(S):

churches

USE:

CIA (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • Central Intelligence Agency

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cities (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

citizen advocacy

USE:

citizen arrests (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

citizen attitudes (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

citizen crime reporting (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

citizen grievances (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to dissatisfaction with and complaints against police, law enforcement, and the criminal justice system.

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citizen participation (search for this term)

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citizen patrols (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

citizens (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

citizenship (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

city councils (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

city government

USE:

city planning

USE:

civic engagement (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to individual and collective actions designed to identify and address issues of public concern; a means of working together to make a difference in the civil life of communities.

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civics (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Area of study that focuses on the philosophical, political, social, and historical aspects of government and citizenship.

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civil courts (search for this term)

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civil defense (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Plans or activities organized by civilian authorities for the protection of civilian populations and properties in times of disasters or emergencies.

RELATED TERM(S):

civil disobedience (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refusal to obey certain governmental laws in an effort to change them or influence policy; characterized by nonviolent methods.

RELATED TERM(S):

civil disorders (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Social and political conflict occurring within a country.

USE FOR:

  • civil disturbances
  • civil strife

RELATED TERM(S):

civil disturbances

USE:

civil law (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The body of laws dealing with the private rights of citizens, and regulating private matters as distinct from criminal, political, or military matters.

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civil liberties

USE:

civil protection orders

USE:

civil rights (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • civil liberties
  • constitutional rights

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Civil Rights Act (1964-USA) (search for this term)

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civil rights movement (search for this term)

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civil service (search for this term)

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civil society (search for this term)

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civil strife

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civil union (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A legally recognized union between two persons of the same biological sex; similar to marriage, but not recognized as a 'marriage'.

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civil wars (search for this term)

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civilians (search for this term)

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class consciousness (search for this term)

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class identity (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An internalized sense of belonging to a particular social class.

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class size (search for this term)

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classified information (search for this term)

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classroom environment (search for this term)

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cleaning (search for this term)

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clearance rates (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the percentage of crimes known to the police which the police believe have been solved.

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clemency (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The showing of forgiveness or leniency in the judgement of an offense or in establishing punishment.

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clergy (search for this term)

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client characteristics (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Socioeconomic,cultural, psychological, physical, etc. characteristics of persons seeking professional services.

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client management classification (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An interview tool used to classify according to risk assessment.

USE FOR:

  • CMC

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client relations (search for this term)

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client satisfaction (search for this term)

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clients (search for this term)

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climate (search for this term)

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climate change (search for this term)

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Clinton Administration (1993-2001) (search for this term)

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cloning (search for this term)

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clothing (search for this term)

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clubs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Social or activity clubs (e.g. 4-H Club, investors clubs, Boy Scouts, etc.)

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CMC

USE:

CMSAs

USE:

coal (search for this term)

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cocaine (search for this term)

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cognition (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Intellectual functions and mental processes by which an individual becomes aware of and expresses thoughts, perceptions, understanding, reason, judgement, etc.

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cognitive functioning (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the level of mental or intellectual functioning.

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cognitive impairment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to disturbances or reduction in mental processes related to thinking, reasoning, judgement, and memory.

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cognitive processes (search for this term)

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cohabit (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): To live together in a sexual relationship without being legally married.

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Cold War (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Post-World War II political, military, and ideological rivalry between Western capitalist nations led by the United States, and Eastern communist nations led by the (former) Soviet Union.

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collective bargaining (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • labor negotiations
  • wage negotiations

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college activities (search for this term)

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college degrees

USE:

college faculty (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • professors

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college freshmen (search for this term)

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college graduates (search for this term)

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college presidents (search for this term)

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college students (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • university students

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college trustees (search for this term)

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colleges (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Degree-granting institutions of higher education, generally limited to undergraduate bachelors degree.

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colon cancer (search for this term)

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colonialism (search for this term)

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colonies

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combat (search for this term)

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combat casualties

USE:

commerce

USE:

commercial areas

USE:

commercial districts (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • commercial areas

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commercial theft (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Larceny, burglary, or robbery that specifically targets commercial establishments and products.

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commodities (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A broad term incorporating any articles of commerce; generally refers to raw or semi-processed good such as grain, agricultural produce, or precious metals.

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Common Market

USE:

communes (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The smallest administrative district of many countries; governed by a mayor and municipal council.

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communicable diseases (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Diseases capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object.

USE FOR:

  • contagious diseases
  • infectious diseases

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communication (search for this term)

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communications systems (search for this term)

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communism (search for this term)

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Communist Party (search for this term)

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communist threat (search for this term)

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communities (search for this term)

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community colleges (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Public, post-secondary institutions offering two year programs that generally include a comprehensive curriculum with transfer, occupational, general education, and adult education components.

USE FOR:

  • junior colleges

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community decision making (search for this term)

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community development (search for this term)

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community elites (search for this term)

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community health (search for this term)

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community involvement (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to social actions by citizen groups and individuals to develop and support programs designed to deter and control crime in the community.

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community leaders (search for this term)

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community organizations (search for this term)

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community participation (search for this term)

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community policing (search for this term)

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community power (search for this term)

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community service programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Court ordered program requiring a convicted offender to perform unpaid work in the community as a supplement or an alternative to imprisonment.

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commuted sentences (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to changing a prison sentence or other penalty to another less severe.

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commuting (travel) (search for this term)

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comorbidity (search for this term)

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companies (search for this term)

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comparable worth (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The concept that a woman's and man's pay should be equal for comparable jobs.

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compassion (search for this term)

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compensation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Something given or received as payment for services, debt, loss, injury, etc.

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competence (search for this term)

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competency based education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An educational system designed to emphasize the learning and demonstration of specified knowledge, skills, etc., considered central to a particular career, activity, or task.

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composting (search for this term)

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comprehension (search for this term)

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Compstat (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A crime analysis and law enforcement management process employed by police departments.

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computer aided mapping (search for this term)

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computer industry (search for this term)

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computer literacy (search for this term)

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computer programs (search for this term)

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computer related crimes (search for this term)

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computer science (search for this term)

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computer simulation (search for this term)

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computer software (search for this term)

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computer use (search for this term)

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computers (search for this term)

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concerts (search for this term)

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Confederacy (USA)

USE:

Confederate Congresses (USA) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Congress composed of representatives of each of the eleven southern states that had seceded from the United States.

RELATED TERM(S):

Confederate states

USE:

Confederate States of America (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The group of eleven southern states that seceded from the United States between 1860-1861.

USE FOR:

  • Confederacy (USA)
  • Confederate states

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confessions (law) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Oral or written declarations made by a person stating that he or she has committed a crime, or taken part in events being investigated.

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confirmation hearings (search for this term)

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conflict (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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conflict resolution (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • dispute settlement

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conflicts of interest (search for this term)

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conformity (search for this term)

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congregations

USE:

Congress

USE:

Congress on Racial Equality (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Civil rights organization founded in 1942. Dedicated to the use of non-violent direct action in an effort to promote better race relations and end racial discrimination in the United States.

USE FOR:

  • CORE

congressional apportionment

USE:

congressional campaigns (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to campaigns for elected office in either the United States Senate or the United States House of Representatives.

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congressional candidates (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to candidates running for office in either the United States Senate or the United States House of Representatives.

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congressional committees (search for this term)

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congressional districts (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • congressional apportionment
  • congressional reapportionment
  • congressional redistricting

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congressional elections (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to to national elections for both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. For state-level congressional elections see "state elections".

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congressional elections (US House) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies only to national elections for the United States House of Representatives.

BROADER TERM(S):

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congressional elections (US Senate) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies only to national elections for the United States Senate.

USE FOR:

  • senatorial elections

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congressional hearings (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to hearings conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate, or both.

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congressional investigations (search for this term)

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congressional reapportionment

USE:

congressional redistricting

USE:

congressional voting (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to votes cast by members of the United States congress.

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conscientious objection (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refusal on moral or religious grounds to bear arms in a military conflict or to serve in the armed forces.

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conservation (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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conservatism (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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Conservative Party (search for this term)

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consolidated metropolitan statistical areas (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Part of the standardized set of identification codes for metropolitan areas in the United States and Puerto Rico.

USE FOR:

  • CMSAs
  • standard consolidated statistical areas

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constituencies (search for this term)

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constituent relations (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

constitutional amendments (search for this term)

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constitutional change (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

constitutional law (search for this term)

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constitutional rights

USE:

constitutions (search for this term)

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construction costs (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • building costs

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construction industry (search for this term)

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consumer advocates (search for this term)

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consumer affairs (search for this term)

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consumer assets (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

consumer attitudes (search for this term)

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consumer behavior (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • consumer habits

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consumer expectations (search for this term)

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consumer expenditures (search for this term)

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consumer habits

USE:

consumer income

USE:

consumer loans (search for this term)

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consumer price index (search for this term)

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consumer protection (search for this term)

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consumer purchases

USE:

consumers (search for this term)

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consumption (search for this term)

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contagious diseases

USE:

contamination (search for this term)

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contempt of court (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Any act which is calculated to embarrass, hinder, or obstruct the court in administering justice, or which is calculated to lessen its authority or dignity.

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contested elections (search for this term)

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Continental Congresses (USA) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Congresses composed of representatives of the thirteen American colonies in the pre-Revolution period (pre-1750).

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continuing education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Education programs designed to offer specific learning opportunities for adults seeking academic or occupational development.

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contraception

USE:

Contragate

USE:

control (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

controlled drugs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Drugs subject to legal control and regulation of their manufacture, distribution, sale, availability, and possession.

USE FOR:

  • narcotics

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convicted offender incapacitation (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • incapacitation

RELATED TERM(S):

conviction rates (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

conviction records (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Records of an offenders past convictions for crimes.

USE FOR:

  • criminal records
  • prior records

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convictions (law) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Findings by a court that hold a defendant guilty and responsible for the criminal offense charged with.

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cooking (search for this term)

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coping (search for this term)

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copyright (search for this term)

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CORE

USE:

Corn Laws (UK) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): British laws regulating domestic and foreign trade in grain; repealed in 1846.

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coroners (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Public officers whose chief function is the investigation of any death not clearly resulting from natural causes.

USE FOR:

  • medical examiners

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corporal punishment (search for this term)

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corporate behavior (search for this term)

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corporate crime (search for this term)

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corporate debt (search for this term)

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corporate earnings (search for this term)

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corporate influence (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to political and economic influence corporations have on government/political policy making.

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corporate mergers (search for this term)

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corporate profits (search for this term)

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corporate reorganization (search for this term)

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corporate responsibility (search for this term)

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corporate sentencing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Sentencing guidelines to set corporate fines based on characteristics and level of involvement in the offense committed.

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corporate takeovers (search for this term)

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corporations (search for this term)

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correctional classification (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Schemas used to categorize or classify offenders and offenses.

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correctional education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Educational programs provided for adults or youth in correctional institutions.

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correctional facilities (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Includes short-term facilities (jails) and long-term facilities.

USE FOR:

  • prisons

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correctional facilities (adults) (search for this term)

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correctional facilities (juveniles) (search for this term)

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correctional guards (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • prison guards

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correctional officers (search for this term)

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correctional reform (search for this term)

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correctional system (search for this term)

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corrections (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The various methods (such as sentencing, incarceration, parole, and probation) by which society deals with convicted offenders.

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corrections management (search for this term)

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corruption (search for this term)

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cost benefit analysis

USE:

cost effectiveness (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Evaluation of the financial gains and losses associated with various decisions, outcomes, or actions.

USE FOR:

  • cost benefit analysis

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cost of living (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

cost of living indexes (search for this term)

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costs (search for this term)

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Council of Europe (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Organization composed of 40 European nations; founded in 1949 to protect democracy and human rights and promote cooperation among nations on cultural and social issues.

counseling (search for this term)

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counseling services (search for this term)

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countercultures (search for this term)

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counterintelligence (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Activities of an intelligence service or agency engaged in thwarting subversive or intelligence-gathering efforts of a foreign power.

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counterterrorism (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to practices and strategies adopted by governments, militaries, and police departments in response to real or imputed terrorist threats and acts.

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counties (search for this term)

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countries

USE:

county courts (search for this term)

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county government

USE:

coup d'etat (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A sudden and decisive action in politics, resulting in a change in government illegally or by force.

USE FOR:

  • military coups

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course content (search for this term)

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courses (search for this term)

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court appointed attorney

USE:

court appointed counsel

USE:

court cases (search for this term)

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court costs (search for this term)

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court of appeals

USE:

court orders (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Directions of a court or judge made in writing, and not included in a judgement.

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court system (search for this term)

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courtroom proceedings (search for this term)

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courts (search for this term)

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courts martial (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a military court with jurisdiction over armed forces personnel charged with breaking military law, as well as a trial conducted by such a court.

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covert operations (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Clandestine state-sponsored activities designed to influence and/or alter foreign governments, events, organizations, or persons.

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crack cocaine (search for this term)

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Creationism (search for this term)

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credentials (search for this term)

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credit (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

credit card debt (search for this term)

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credit card payments (search for this term)

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credit card use (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

credit unions (search for this term)

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crime (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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crime control (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

crime control policies (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Overall criminal justice policies within a society, country, state, etc. for controlling or reducing crime.

RELATED TERM(S):

crime control programs (search for this term)

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crime costs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Includes the economic and social costs for the prevention and detection of criminal acts, the corrective treatment of offenders, the losses caused by criminal acts, and the costs incurred for protection against criminal acts.

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crime impact (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the impact a crime has on victims (e.g. physical injuries, financial losses, psychological effects, behavioral effects).

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crime in schools (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

crime laboratories (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

crime mapping (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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crime patterns (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • crime trends

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crime prediction (search for this term)

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crime prevention (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

crime rates (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

crime reduction (search for this term)

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crime reporting (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Reporting of crimes by victims, witnesses, or law enforcement.

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crime statistics (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to statistics on crimes only; excludes non-criminal and civil offenses.

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Crime Stoppers programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A strategy for crime control combining cooperative efforts of the community, the media, and law enforcement.

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crime trends

USE:

crimes

USE:

criminal courts (search for this term)

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criminal histories (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Official records of a convicted offenders' arrests, charges, court actions, convictions, imprisonment, probation, and parole.

USE FOR:

  • criminal records

RELATED TERM(S):

criminal investigations (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • police investigations

RELATED TERM(S):

criminal justice policy (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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criminal justice programs (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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criminal justice system (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

criminal law (search for this term)

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criminal offenses

USE:

criminal records

USE:

criminality (search for this term)

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criminality prediction (search for this term)

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criminals

USE:

crisis intervention (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Actions taken to resolve a crisis situation, using social services, law enforcement, or counseling.

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crisis management (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Implementation of processes designed to prevent, alleviate, or resolve crisis situations.

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crop income (search for this term)

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crop loss (search for this term)

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crop production (search for this term)

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crop value (search for this term)

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crops (search for this term)

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crosscultural differences (search for this term)

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crosscultural perceptions (search for this term)

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Cuban Americans (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Do not hyphenate.

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Cuban Missile Crisis (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Major Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union stemming from the Soviet Union's secret installation of ballistic missiles in Cuba and the subsequent US naval blockade of Cuba; 1962.

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Cuban Revolution (search for this term)

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cultural attitudes (search for this term)

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cultural conflict (search for this term)

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cultural diversity (search for this term)

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cultural identity (search for this term)

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cultural influences (search for this term)

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cultural perceptions (search for this term)

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cultural pluralism (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the coexistence of a number of culturally differentiated groups within a larger society.

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cultural traditions (search for this term)

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cultural values (search for this term)

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culture change (search for this term)

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curfew (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): An order calling for the withdrawal of persons from public places by a stated time.

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currencies (search for this term)

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currency devaluation (search for this term)

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curriculum (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A structured series of related courses intended to result in specific learning experiences and achievements.

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curriculum based assessment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Direct measurement of student performance on classroom curriculum to determine student instructional needs.

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curriculum design (search for this term)

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curriculum evaluation (search for this term)

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dance (search for this term)

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dance companies (search for this term)

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data (search for this term)

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databases (search for this term)

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dating (social) (search for this term)

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daughters (search for this term)

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day care services

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deafness

USE:

death (search for this term)

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death certificates

USE:

death counseling (search for this term)

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death of spouse (search for this term)

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death penalty

USE:

death rates

USE:

death records (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • death certificates

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death row inmates (search for this term)

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death sentence

USE:

deaths

USE:

debt (search for this term)

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debtor-creditor laws (search for this term)

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decision making (search for this term)

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decriminalization (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Removal of criminal penalties from acts previously defined as crimes.

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Deep South

USE:

defendants (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Persons who are being sued in a civil action or are being prosecuted in a criminal action.

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defense (law) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Matters of fact or law, claimed by the defendant at a court proceeding, supporting their innocense or refuting the case of the prosecution.

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defense (military) (search for this term)

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defense budget (search for this term)

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defense contracts (search for this term)

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defense counsel (search for this term)

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Defense Department

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defense industries (search for this term)

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defense policy (search for this term)

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defense spending (search for this term)

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deforestation (search for this term)

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deinstitutionalization (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Processes, programs, and services emphasizing out-of-hospital treatments and/or community residence of chronic psychiatric or disabled patients.

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delegates (search for this term)

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delinquency

USE:

delinquent behavior (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • delinquency

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dementia (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Organic mental disorders characterized by a deterioration of intellectual functions.

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democracy (search for this term)

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Democratic Convention

USE:

Democratic National Convention (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • Democratic Convention

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Democratic Party (USA) (search for this term)

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Democratic Socialist Party (search for this term)

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demographic characteristics (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • demographic indicators
  • demographics

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demographic fluctuations (search for this term)

demographic indicators

USE:

demographic statistics (search for this term)

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demographics

USE:

demography (search for this term)

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demonstrators (search for this term)

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dental health (search for this term)

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dentists (search for this term)

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Department of Defense

USE:

department stores (search for this term)

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departments (search for this term)

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dependents (search for this term)

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deportation (search for this term)

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depression

USE:

depression (economic) (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A period during which business, employment, and stock market values decline severely.

USE FOR:

  • depression
  • economic depression

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depression (psychology) (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • depression
  • manic depression

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deregulation (search for this term)

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desegregation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): To eliminate racial or other types of segregation.

NARROWER TERM(S):

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desertification (search for this term)

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desertion

USE:

despotism

USE:

detente (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to a relaxing of tensions between nations; a peaceful coexistence.

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detention (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the confinement of persons for any reason other than that of serving a sentence.

NARROWER TERM(S):

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deterrence (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Use for both crime prevention and military policy. "Deterrence" refers to a strategy whereby the threat of punishment or retaliation is expected to forestall the criminal act or military assault.

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detoxification (search for this term)

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Detroit riots (1967) (search for this term)

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developing countries

USE:

developing nations (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • developing countries
  • underdeveloped countries

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developmentally disabled (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Physical or mental disabilities that begin at birth or at an early age that significantly hinder or delay normal development or functioning.

USE FOR:

  • mentally handicapped
  • mentally retarded

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deviance (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Behavior departing markedly from the social, ethical, or moral norms of society.

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diabetes (search for this term)

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diagnosis

USE:

dictatorship (search for this term)

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diet (search for this term)

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digestive disorders (search for this term)

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digital communications (search for this term)

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digital preservation (search for this term)

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diplomacy (search for this term)

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diplomatic immunity (search for this term)

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diplomats (search for this term)

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disabilities (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Physical, mental, or sensory impairments that render major life activities more difficult.

NARROWER TERM(S):

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disability discrimination (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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disability income (search for this term)

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disabled persons (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • handicapped

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disarmament (search for this term)

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disaster relief (search for this term)

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disasters (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • catastrophes
  • natural disasters

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discrimination (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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disease (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • medical conditions

NARROWER TERM(S):

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disease prevention (search for this term)

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disenfranchisement (search for this term)

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disinformation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): False and misleading information publicly or secretly released by a government to the news media or to rival intelligence agencies.

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dislocated workers

USE:

disorderly conduct (search for this term)

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displaced workers (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Workers who are unemployed as a result of economic change, such as plant closings, mergers, and business failures, or changing technology.

USE FOR:

  • dislocated workers

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disposable income (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Personal income that remains after taxes and expenses are paid.

BROADER TERM(S):

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disposition (legal) (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

dispute settlement

USE:

dissatisfaction (search for this term)

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dissent (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • protest

RELATED TERM(S):

dissertations (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

distribution (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

district attorneys (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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district courts (search for this term)

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distrust (search for this term)

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diversion programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Programs of a treatment, counseling, or mediation nature that are initiated before, or instead of criminal or juvenile adjudication; designed to aid alleged offenders.

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divorce (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

divorce rates (search for this term)

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DNA evidence

USE:

DNA fingerprinting (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the analysis of DNA from a sample of blood, hair, tissue, etc. for the positive identification of a perpetrator or a victim of a crime.

USE FOR:

  • DNA evidence

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doctor patient relationship

USE:

doctor visits (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

doctoral degrees (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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doctoral programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): University-based programs of study leading to a doctoral degree.

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doctors

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dollar (USA) (search for this term)

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domestic assault (search for this term)

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domestic markets (search for this term)

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domestic partnership (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A legal or personal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are neither joined by marriage or a civil union. Domestic partnerships may involve either different-sex or same-sex couples.

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domestic policy (search for this term)

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domestic relations (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to the family and home environment.

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domestic responsibilities (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to maintenance of the home environment.

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domestic trade (search for this term)

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domestic violence (search for this term)

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donations

USE:

double jeopardy (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The act of prosecuting a person a second time for the same offense; prohibited by the fifth ammendment of the U.S. Constitution.

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downsizing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Reduction in an organizations' workforce through layoffs and early retirement incentive packages.

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draft

USE:

draft cards (search for this term)

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draft dodgers

USE:

draft resisters (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • draft dodgers

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dreams (search for this term)

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drinking age (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • legal drinking age

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drinking behavior (search for this term)

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drive-by shootings (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • drive-bys

RELATED TERM(S):

drive-bys

USE:

driving habits (search for this term)

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driving under the influence (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Driving or operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs

USE FOR:

  • drunk driving

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dropouts

USE:

droughts (search for this term)

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drug abuse (search for this term)

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drug addiction

USE:

drug costs (search for this term)

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drug courts (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Special courts responsible for handling cases of nonviolent substance abusing offenders, diverting them from prison into treatment.

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drug dependence (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • drug addiction

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drug dispensing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the preparation, packaging, labelling, record keeping, and transfer of a prescription drug to a patient or medical professional responsible for administering the drug.

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drug education (search for this term)

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drug enforcement

USE:

drug industry (search for this term)

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drug law enforcement (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • drug enforcement

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drug law offenses (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Violations of drug laws which regulate the manufacture, distribution, sale, possession, and use of controlled drugs. Do not confuse with "drug related crimes".

USE FOR:

  • drug offenses

NARROWER TERM(S):

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drug laws (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The control of drug availability through regulation or restriction of their manufacture, distribution, sale, possession, and use.

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drug legalization (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

drug offender profiles (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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drug offenders (search for this term)

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drug offenses

USE:

drug overdose (search for this term)

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drug possession (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

drug regulation (search for this term)

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drug related crimes (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Offenses committed to financially support drug dependency, or committed while under the influence of a controlled drug.

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drug sales

USE:

drug testing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Determining the presence of drug traces in the body.

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drug traffic (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the sale, movement, or possession of illegal or controlled drugs.

USE FOR:

  • drug sales

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drug treatment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Programs for drug dependent persons which provide a range of counseling, rehabilitation, and social services in addition to detoxification.

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drug use (search for this term)

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Drug Use Forecasting

USE:

drugs (search for this term)

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drunk driving

USE:

drunkenness (search for this term)

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dual career couples (search for this term)

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dual career families (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A family in which both spouses maintain full-time employment outside the home.

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due process (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The administration and application of accepted laws and legal procedures without prejudice to all citizens.

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DUF

USE:

durable goods (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to manufactured goods such as household appliances that are not consumed in use and can be used for a period of time.

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Dutch Parliament (search for this term)

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dying (search for this term)

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E-commerce

USE:

early childhood education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Activities and experiences intended to effect developmental changes in children from birth to grade 3 of elementary school.

USE FOR:

  • preschool education

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Early Head Start (search for this term)

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early life conditions (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the effects of health conditions in childhood on an individual's health and mortality risks as an adult.

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early release programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The release of a person from prison prior to completion of the sentence imposed; a response to prison overcrowding.

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early retirement (search for this term)

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earned degrees (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to postsecondary formal education degrees.

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earthquakes (search for this term)

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eating disorders (search for this term)

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eating habits (search for this term)

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econometrics (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Use of statistical and mathematical methods in the analysis of economic problems and theories.

USE FOR:

  • economic measurement

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economic activity (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

economic aid (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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economic behavior (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

economic change (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

economic conditions (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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economic crises (search for this term)

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economic depression

USE:

economic development (search for this term)

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economic expansion (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

economic forecasting (search for this term)

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economic growth (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

NARROWER TERM(S):

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economic growth rate (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • growth rate

BROADER TERM(S):

economic history (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

economic indicators (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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economic integration (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

economic issues (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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economic measurement

USE:

economic models (search for this term)

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economic planning (search for this term)

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economic policy (search for this term)

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economic recovery (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

economic reform (search for this term)

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economic sanctions (search for this term)

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economic sectors (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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economic systems (search for this term)

economic trends (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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economics (search for this term)

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education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Use more specific term(s) from the list below.

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education costs (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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education expenditures (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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education reform (search for this term)

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educational administration (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Applies to both the activities involved in managing human and material resources in an educational setting and to the study of this process.

USE FOR:

  • school administration

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RELATED TERM(S):

educational administrators (search for this term)

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educational assessment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Process of determining and interpreting the attainment of educational objectives, for use in educational planning and policy development and the national, state, and local levels. Do not confuse with "educational testing".

USE FOR:

  • educational evaluation

BROADER TERM(S):

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educational background (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational change (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational elites (search for this term)

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educational environment (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

educational evaluation

USE:

educational facilities (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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educational needs (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational objectives (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational opportunities (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational planning (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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educational policy (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

educational populations (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

educational programs (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

educational system (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educational television (search for this term)

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educational testing (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Use of tests to assess the effect of educational programs and activities on students. Do not confuse with "educational assessment".

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educational trends (search for this term)

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educational vouchers (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Public funds allocated to parents to pay costs of a child's education in the public or private school of their choice.

USE FOR:

  • school vouchers

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educationally disadvantaged (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

educators (search for this term)

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EEC

USE:

EEO

USE:

EFTA

USE:

eighteenth century (search for this term)

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Eisenhower Administration (1953-1961) (search for this term)

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elder abuse (search for this term)

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eldercare (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to workplace efforts or programs designed to support employees with caregiving responsibilities for elderly relatives.

RELATED TERM(S):

elderly

USE:

elected officials

USE:

election campaigns

USE:

election districts (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • voting districts

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

election forecasting (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

election fraud (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

election law (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

election precincts (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

election returns (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

elections (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

elective offices (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • political office

RELATED TERM(S):

electoral behavior

USE:

Electoral College (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

electoral issues (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

electoral systems (search for this term)

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electric power (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • electricity

BROADER TERM(S):

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electric utilities (search for this term)

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electricity

USE:

electromagnetic radiation (search for this term)

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electronic banking (search for this term)

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electronic commerce (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The buying and selling of goods and services over the Internet.

USE FOR:

  • E-commerce

RELATED TERM(S):

electronic mail systems (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • email

BROADER TERM(S):

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electronic monitoring (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

electronic payments (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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electronic surveillance (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • wiretapping

RELATED TERM(S):

electronics (search for this term)

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elementary education (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Education provided from kindergarten through grades 6, 7, or 8.

USE FOR:

  • primary education

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elementary school students (search for this term)

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RELATED TERM(S):

elementary schools (search for this term)

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eligibility (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Qualifying for particular benefits or services. For example, student eligibility to play collegiate sports, a family's eligibility for public assistance, an individual's eligibility to run for public office.

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elites (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Prominent individuals exercising authority and/or influence within a larger group (e.g. business elites, political elites).

NARROWER TERM(S):

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email

USE:

embassies (search for this term)

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embezzlement (search for this term)

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emergencies (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emergency departments (search for this term)

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emergency preparedness (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emergency services (search for this term)

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emigrants (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Persons who leave a native country to settle in another.

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emigration (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to external migration; leaving one country or region to settle in another.

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emissions standards (search for this term)

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emotional abuse (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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emotional attachments (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotional development (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotional disorders (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotional disturbances (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotional problems (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotional states (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • emotions

NARROWER TERM(S):

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emotional support (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

emotions

USE:

emphysema (search for this term)

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employee assistance programs (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Programs sponsored by employers to help employees remedy personal problems affecting job performance.

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employee benefits (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • fringe benefits

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employee counseling (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employees

USE:

employers (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

employment (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employment discrimination (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • job discrimination

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employment potential (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

employment practices (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

employment projections (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

employment qualifications (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • job qualifications
  • occupational qualifications

BROADER TERM(S):

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employment services (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

EMU

USE:

endangered species (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

energy (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy assistance (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy conservation (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy consumption (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • energy use

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy crises (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

energy drinks (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A type of beverage containing stimulant drugs, chiefly large amounts of caffeine, which is marketed as providing mental or physical stimulation. Coffee, tea, and other naturally caffeinated beverages are generally not considered energy drinks.

RELATED TERM(S):

energy industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy policy (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

energy production (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

energy shortages (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

energy supplies (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

energy use

USE:

engineering industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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English as a Second Language (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • ESL

RELATED TERM(S):

enlistment (military) (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

enrollment projections (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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entertainment (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

entertainment industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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entrepreneurs (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environment (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental attitudes (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental cleanup (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental degradation (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

environmental education (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental hazards (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental impact (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental laws (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental monitoring (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental movements (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental planning (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental policy (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental protection (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

environmental regulations (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

environmentalists (search for this term)

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epidemic (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A rapid spread and/or increase in the occrrence of a disease.

BROADER TERM(S):

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epidemiology (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The branch of medicine dealing with the incidence and prevalence of disease in large populations.

RELATED TERM(S):

Equal Employment Opportunity (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Policies and practices in employment that bar discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, and physical handicap.

USE FOR:

  • EEO

RELATED TERM(S):

Equal Rights Amendment (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Amendment to the United States Constitution affirming equal rights under the law for both females and males. (Ratification is pending.)

RELATED TERM(S):

ESCB

USE:

ESL

USE:

espionage (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • spying

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

estate planning (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

estimated taxes (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

ethics (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

ethnic discrimination (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

ethnic groups (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

ethnic identity (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

ethnic tensions (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

ethnicity (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

ethnocentrism (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The belief that assumes the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture.

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EU

USE:

euro (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Single currency adopted by member nations of the European Union with the exception of Denmark, Sweden, and United Kingdom.

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

European Central Bank (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

European Community

USE:

European Court of Justice (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Judicial branch of the European Union.

RELATED TERM(S):

European Economic and Monetary Union (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • EMU

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

European Economic Community (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • Common Market
  • EEC

RELATED TERM(S):

European Free Trade Association (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Economic community consisting of Austria, Finland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland; founded 1960.

USE FOR:

  • EFTA

European Parliament (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

European Space Agency (search for this term)

European System of Central Banks

USE:

European unification (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

European Union (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): For list of country members consult the "Geographic Regions and Country Names" vocabulary under "European Union".

USE FOR:

  • EU
  • European Community

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

European Union single market (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the program established in 1986 formally removing the barriers to free movement of capital, labor, goods, and services between member countries in the European Union.

RELATED TERM(S):

Eurosystem (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Banking system composed of the European Central Bank and the national central banks of all European Union member states.

USE FOR:

  • ESCB
  • European System of Central Banks

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euthanasia (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Withdrawing or withholding treatment or an overt act ending a patients' life for reasons of mercy.

RELATED TERM(S):

evacuations and rescues (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

evacuees (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

evaluation (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Appraising or judging persons, organizations, or things in relation to stated objectives, standards, or criteria.

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

everyday life (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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eviction (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

evidence (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): All testimony, documents, records, objects, diagrams, and expert opinion submitted to a court in an effort to prove or disprove a matter at issue.

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

ex-offender employment (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

ex-offenders (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Individuals who are no longer under required supervision by the criminal justice system.

RELATED TERM(S):

ex-slaves (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

exchange rates (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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executions (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

executive orders (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

executive power (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

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executive privilege (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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exercise (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

exit polls (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the process whereby voters are surveyed by the media on how they voted as they leave their voting precincts.

BROADER TERM(S):

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expectations (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

expenditures (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • expenses
  • spending

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

expenses

USE:

experience (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

expert witnesses (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Persons who have authority to speak due to their special training, skill, or familiarity with the subject, and who give evidence concerning some scientific, technical, or professional matter.

BROADER TERM(S):

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exploitation (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

explosives (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

exports (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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extended families (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A network of relatives maintaining close ties with the nuclear family, often living in the same household or in close proximity.

BROADER TERM(S):

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extortion (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

extra-marital sex (search for this term)

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extradition (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): The surrender of an alleged fugitive from justice or criminal by one state, nation, or authority to another.

USE FOR:

  • international extradition

RELATED TERM(S):

extremism (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • fanaticism
  • political extremism

BROADER TERM(S):

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eyesight (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • vision

RELATED TERM(S):

eyewitness memory (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

eyewitnesses

USE:

facilities (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Physical structures or spaces constructed, established, installed, or designated to perform particular functions or to serve particular ends.

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

factories

USE:

failure (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

failure to appear (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): A legal term for the failure of a defendant to appear in criminal court at a set date and time.

BROADER TERM(S):

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fair trial-free press (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the first and sixth ammendment rights; conflicts that arise between the right of an individual to a fair and impartial trial and the right of the public to be kept informed.

RELATED TERM(S):

families (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family background (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

family businesses (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

family conflict (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family counseling (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family courts (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Courts holding special limited jurisdiction over domestic and family relations.

BROADER TERM(S):

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family histories (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to background investigations performed by government agencies and social services to evaluate the physical and psycho-social environment in which an individual is living. Do not confuse with "family history".

RELATED TERM(S):

family history (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the tracing through time of the structure, size, membership, ethnicity, migration, cultural traditions, and socio-economic status of a family or families. Do not confuse with "family histories".

BROADER TERM(S):

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family leave (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to leaves taken from work for the purpose of recovering from a serious illness, to care for a seriously ill family member, or to bond with a newly born or newly adopted child, during which the leave-taker may receive some level of financial support from the employer, an insurance policy, or a government program.

USE FOR:

  • parental leave

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

family life (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family planning (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family relations (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

family relationships (search for this term)

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

family services (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

family size (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

family structure (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

family violence (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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family work relationship (search for this term)

SCOPE NOTE(S): Refers to the effects of employment on family life as well as changes in work organization resulting from the increase in number of dual career families.

RELATED TERM(S):

famine (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • starvation

BROADER TERM(S):

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fanaticism

USE:

Fannie Mae

USE:

farm families (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

farm workers (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

farmers (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

farming communities (search for this term)

RELATED TERM(S):

farms (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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fascism (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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fashion industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

fast food industry (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

fatalities (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • deaths

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

fathers (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

fatigue (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

FBI (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

BROADER TERM(S):

fear (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

fear of crime (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • perception of crime

BROADER TERM(S):

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FECA

USE:

federal aid (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • federal appropriations
  • federal assistance
  • federal funds

BROADER TERM(S):

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RELATED TERM(S):

federal appropriations

USE:

federal assistance

USE:

federal budget (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

NARROWER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

federal budget deficit (search for this term)

USE FOR:

  • federal deficit

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

federal budget surplus (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

Federal Bureau of Investigation

USE:

federal correctional facilities (search for this term)

BROADER TERM(S):

RELATED TERM(S):

federal courts (search for this term)

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