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Publication date: 3 October 2015

Kristen M. Kemple, Michelle G. Harris and Il Rang Lee

When young children notice and comment about physical appearance differences often associated with race, adults may experience discomfort and uncertainty about how to…

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When young children notice and comment about physical appearance differences often associated with race, adults may experience discomfort and uncertainty about how to respond. As a result, many adults try to avoid or terminate such discussion, leaving children with unanswered questions and misunderstandings. To prepare educators to be supportive of the development of children’s positive racial identity and racial awareness, it is important for educators to examine their own attitudes, biases, and knowledge about race and racism. This chapter summarizes research on children’s racial identity and awareness, describes critical approaches to anti-racist education, and provides resources and strategies through which professionals can better understand themselves and the young children they serve.

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Publication date: 3 October 2015

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Discussions on Sensitive Issues
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78560-293-1

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Publication date: 3 October 2015

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Discussions on Sensitive Issues
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78560-293-1

Article
Publication date: 26 September 2008

Christine Connolly

The purpose of this paper is to explore the applications and technological details of common components – rings and springs.

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explore the applications and technological details of common components – rings and springs.

Design/methodology/approach

The characteristics and applications of compression springs and then extension springs are investigated, and various finishing techniques are reported. Rings ranging from flat washers to snap‐rings, push‐on rings and Smalley rings are presented.

Findings

The humble spring may be surprisingly high‐tech, with applications in fuel injection, pacemakers and insulin delivery systems. Springs fulfill shock absorption duties as well as securing tasks, and can pre‐load fixtures to withstand thermal expansion and vibration. Retaining rings are used in heavy duty lifting gear and wind turbines, whilst simple washers elegantly combine wear protection with insulation in securing circuit boards.

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The paper highlights the continuing development and surprising strengths of some simple components.

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Assembly Automation, vol. 28 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0144-5154

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Article
Publication date: 1 February 2000

Yaw A. Debrah and Ian G. Smith

Presents over sixty abstracts summarising the 1999 Employment Research Unit annual conference held at the University of Cardiff. Explores the multiple impacts of…

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Presents over sixty abstracts summarising the 1999 Employment Research Unit annual conference held at the University of Cardiff. Explores the multiple impacts of globalization on work and employment in contemporary organizations. Covers the human resource management implications of organizational responses to globalization. Examines the theoretical, methodological, empirical and comparative issues pertaining to competitiveness and the management of human resources, the impact of organisational strategies and international production on the workplace, the organization of labour markets, human resource development, cultural change in organisations, trade union responses, and trans‐national corporations. Cites many case studies showing how globalization has brought a lot of opportunities together with much change both to the employee and the employer. Considers the threats to existing cultures, structures and systems.

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Management Research News, vol. 23 no. 2/3/4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0140-9174

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Article
Publication date: 29 April 2019

SeungGeon Hong, Kang Hyouk Lee and Il Han Park

The purpose of this paper is to propose dot sensitivity analysis of ferromagnetic materials for topology optimization in an axi-symmetric magnetostatic system.

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The purpose of this paper is to propose dot sensitivity analysis of ferromagnetic materials for topology optimization in an axi-symmetric magnetostatic system.

Design/methodology/approach

The dot sensitivity formula for the axi-symmetric system is derived as a closed form using the continuum shape sensitivity formula. The dot sensitivity method is combined with the level set method to perform topology optimization.

Findings

Derived dot sensitivity analysis can generate a ferromagnetic ring torus in a vacant region. Thus, an initial design is not needed for the design material. Two design problems are tested to demonstrate the usefulness of dot sensitivity.

Originality/value

By simultaneously using the shape sensitivity and dot sensitivity, in axi-symmetric magnetic system, the design space is expanded and it includes the interface and the inside of the vacant region. This property can reduce the possibility of local optimum convergence.

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COMPEL - The international journal for computation and mathematics in electrical and electronic engineering , vol. 38 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0332-1649

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Article
Publication date: 1 May 1998

Brian H. Kleiner

Presents a special issue, enlisting the help of the author’s students and colleagues, focusing on age, sex, colour and disability discrimination in America. Breaks the…

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Presents a special issue, enlisting the help of the author’s students and colleagues, focusing on age, sex, colour and disability discrimination in America. Breaks the evidence down into manageable chunks, covering: age discrimination in the workplace; discrimination against African‐Americans; sex discrimination in the workplace; same sex sexual harassment; how to investigate and prove disability discrimination; sexual harassment in the military; when the main US job‐discrimination law applies to small companies; how to investigate and prove racial discrimination; developments concerning race discrimination in the workplace; developments concerning the Equal Pay Act; developments concerning discrimination against workers with HIV or AIDS; developments concerning discrimination based on refusal of family care leave; developments concerning discrimination against gay or lesbian employees; developments concerning discrimination based on colour; how to investigate and prove discrimination concerning based on colour; developments concerning the Equal Pay Act; using statistics in employment discrimination cases; race discrimination in the workplace; developments concerning gender discrimination in the workplace; discrimination in Japanese organizations in America; discrimination in the entertainment industry; discrimination in the utility industry; understanding and effectively managing national origin discrimination; how to investigate and prove hiring discrimination based on colour; and, finally, how to investigate sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Equal Opportunities International, vol. 17 no. 3/4/5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0261-0159

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Book part
Publication date: 30 July 2018

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Marketing Management in Turkey
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78714-558-0

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Publication date: 1 June 1999

George K. Chacko

Gives an in depth view of the strategies pursued by the world’s leading chief executive officers in an attempt to provide guidance to new chief executives of today…

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Gives an in depth view of the strategies pursued by the world’s leading chief executive officers in an attempt to provide guidance to new chief executives of today. Considers the marketing strategies employed, together with the organizational structures used and looks at the universal concepts that can be applied to any product. Uses anecdotal evidence to formulate a number of theories which can be used to compare your company with the best in the world. Presents initial survival strategies and then looks at ways companies can broaden their boundaries through manipulation and choice. Covers a huge variety of case studies and examples together with a substantial question and answer section.

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Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, vol. 11 no. 2/3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1355-5855

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Publication date: 18 November 2016

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Social Recruitment in HRM
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-78635-695-6

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