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The centrality of taxation to social policy
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-03-31)
The article reviews the limited existing social policy literature on taxation and sets out a case for the incorporation of the study of taxation into the accepted remit of social policy. Social policy has historically been ...
A quantitative longitudinal study to explore factors which influence maternal self-efficacy among Chinese primiparous women during the initial postpartum period
Background: parenting during infancy is highly problematic for Chinese primiparous women. As an important determinant of good parenting, maternal self-efficacy (MSE) should be paid more attention by researchers. At present, ...
A qualitative study of health care providers’ perceptions and experiences of patients bypassing primary healthcare facilities: a focus from Nigeria
(Journal of Global Health Reports, 2020-07-27)
Background The healthcare referral system is designed to ensure that patients receive the best care at the appropriate level, as well as improving access to different levels of care. However, approximately 60-90% of ...
The association between treatment adherence to nicotine patches and smoking cessation in pregnancy: A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
(Oxford Academic, 2016-10-01)
Introduction: In nonpregnant “quitters,” adherence to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) increases smoking cessation. We investigated relationships between adherence to placebo or NRT patches and cessation in pregnancy, ...
Individual and local flooding experiences are differentially associated with subjective attribution and climate change concern
While several studies show an association between flooding experience and climate change engagement, a few show no evidence of such a link. Here, we explore the potential that this inconsistency relates to the measurement ...
Perceived Stigma Towards Psychiatric Illnesses in Mental Health Trainees: A Cross-Sectional Study
Psychiatric disorders have always been seen as character disturbances and hence have always bore higher stigma than many other physical illnesses. In most of the cases the stigma is seen as negative stereotype arising out ...
Intravenous sildenafil citrate and post-cardiac surgery acute kidney injury: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial
Background This study assessed whether i.v. sildenafil citrate prevented acute kidney injury in at-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Methods In a double-blind RCT, adults at increased ...
The Emancipatory Project of Posthumanism
A critical review of the risk assessment policy and practice since the 1990s, and the contribution of risk practice to contemporary rehabilitation of offenders.
Chapter examining risk policy and practice in probation service since 1990s.