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Are Workplace Friendships a Mixed Blessing? Exploring Tradeoffs of Multiplex Relationships and their Associations with Job Performance

Theory and research note the ubiquity of multiplex workplace friendships—multifaceted relationships that superimpose friendship with work-focused interactions—but it is unclear how they compel or hinder job performance. We found that the number of multiplex workplace friendships in one’s social network is positively associated with supervisor ratings of job performance. However, we also found that there …

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Argentine Women Against Fascism: The Junta de la Victoria, 1941–1947

The Junta de la Victoria (1941–1947) was an Argentine anti-fascist women’s group that sent aid to the Allies. With its 45,000 members, the Junta became the largest women’s political group before Juan Peron’s presidency (1946–1955) when women obtained suffrage in 1947. Unlike other women’s anti-fascist groups in Europe and Latin America, the Junta concentrated on …

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Assessment and Diagnosis: Childhood Gender Identity . . . Disorder? Developmental, Cultural, and Diagnostic Concerns

Childhood gender identity development is reviewed in the context of biological, environmental, cultural, and diagnostic factors. With the upcoming 5th revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the authors offer a critical consideration of childhood gender identity disorder, along with proposed diagnostic changes. They argue that meaningful understanding of issues surrounding gender …

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