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BOAS

Bank of America Study. A health-intervention trial in which retirees were separated into 3 groups and health-risk assessment performed with individual feedback and self-management material sent through the mail.
 
Primary endpoint
Health risk-factor scores, self-reported healthcare utilisation, health claims experience.
 
Results
Health increased, health habits changed favourably, doctor visits and hospitalisations decreased.
 
Conclusion
Cost benefit ratio—1:6.
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Having studied under Franz Boas DuBois was readily accepted into the inner-circle.
Franz Boas consideraba como infundadas y negaba abiertamente las concepciones de la superioridad o inferioridad raciales de un grupo humano sobre otro.
It begins with an earlier, foundational moment in the history of cultural performance, the Jamaican Christmas revolt of 1831, and uses this event to introduce and highlight a broader historical and political turn in the study of culture in the work of twentieth-century ethnographers Franz Boas and Zora Neale Hurston.
D'autre part, et par un effet de miroir, figurent les observations de plusieurs ethnographes-anthropologues et missionnaires de la fin du XIXe siecle et du debut du XXe, notamment Knud Rasmussen, Franz Boas et le reverend Edmund James Peck.
La nocion de configuracion cultural que nos propone Grimson nos remite, en parte, a Ruth Benedict y Franz Boas en su apuesta por comprender la cultura en sus propiedades de totalidad historicamente situada; pero se diferencia en tanto incorpora de manera explicita el poder, la hegemonia y las condicionantes estructurales de la desigualdad.
THE FRANZ BOAS ENIGMA: INUIT, ARCTIC, AND SCIENCES.
A autora revisita o que chama de herois culturais, como Franz Boas, Bronislav Malinowski, Radcliffe-Brown, Margaret Mead, e dedica um subcapitulo a etnografia antropologica e sociologica dos Estados Unidos, com referencias a Universidade de Chicago, situando autores, como Robert E.
Franz Boas, a primary anthropologist of the Kwakwaka'wakw, makes it clear that the coastal tribes do not have an ex nihilo origin myth such as the Western tradition presumes:
I say inadvertently because Amado takes his ideas from a social constructivism we can trace back to Gilberto Freyre, and before him to Franz Boas.
Many of the objects first displayed in 1900 at the New York missionary exhibit were taken to the AMNH by Franz Boas until 1911, when they were transferred to Boston for the exposition.