Schools and the families they serve are sometimes perceived as deficient and in need of fixing. One response has been the implementation of evidence based family intervention programmes, which may be highly regulated and prescriptive as a condition of their (often philanthropic) funding. This article seeks to explore and bring to the foreground the often […]

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They say you shouldn’t look gift horses in the mouth. I don’t know about horses; no one’s ever gifted me a horse. But as far as gifted or ungifted smartphones go, you can’t help but look the damn things in the mouth. Two inspection examples are presented: spatially resolved acoustic spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography […]

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These measures may well be enough in countries where terrorism has posed no immediate threat, but would scarcely have sufficed to contain the kind of terrorist movements, nourished by the ideology of anti capitalism, that flourished in Italy, Japan, and the former West Germany, and would indeed be entirely impotent today in countries such as […]

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Everyone hated Bush, but Obama is much more insidious. Bush didn do or promise much in Afghanistan. Obama escalated things dramatically. Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born on the third of July, 1962, the third child of Mary Lee and Thomas Cruise Mapother III, an electrical engineer. Cruise has three sisters: Lee Anne, 30; Cass, […]

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Glaspy’s voice, modulating between a matured growl and an anguished cry, could have creaked straight out of a cabin marooned ham radio. The slow strum ‘n’ twang of her guitar work brought alive intensity to the introspective mood of last year’s debut full length, Emotions and Math, while fitting the fuzziness of the sweltering day. […]

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