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    • Images of 'the other': 'The Turk' in Greek Cypriot children's imaginations 

      Spyrou, Spyros (2002-09-01)
      Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork with Greek Cypriot elementary school children, the author describes how national identity is constructed in the classroom through the use of an 'us' versus 'them' frame of reference, a ...
    • Universal Sex Differences in the Desire for Sexual Variety: Tests from 52 Nations, 6 Continents, and 13 Islands 

      Schmitt, David P.; Alcalay, Lidia; Allïk, Jüri; Ault, Lara K.; Austers, Ivars; Bennett, Kevin; Bianchi, Gabriel; Boholst, Fredrick A.; Borg Cunen, Mary Ann; Braeckman, Johan; Brainerd, Edwin G.; Caral, Leo Gerard A.; Caron, Gabrielle; Martina Casullo, Maria; Cunningham, Michael R.; Daibo, Ikuo; De Backer, Charlotte J.S.; De Souza, Eros; Díaz-Loving, Rolando; Diniz, Gláucia Ribeiro Starling; Durkin, Kevin; Echegaray, Marcela; Eremsoy, Ekin; Euler, Harald A.; Falzon, Ruth; Fisher, Maryanne L.; Foley, Dolores; Fry, Douglas P.; Arif Ghayur, M.; Golden, Debra L.; Grammer, Karl; Grimaldi, Liria T.; Halberstadt, Jamin Brett; Herrera, D.; Hertel, J.; Hoffmann, H.; Hooper, D.; Hradilekova, Z.a; Hudek-Kene-evi, J.; Jaafar, J.; Jankauskaite, M.; Kabangu-Stahel, H.; Kardum, I.; Khoury, B.; Kwon, H.; Laidra, K.; Laireiter, A.-R.; Lakerveld, D.; Lampert, A.; Lauri, M.; Lavallée, M.; Lee, S.-J.; Chung Leung, L.; Locke, K.D.; Locke, V.; Luksik, I.; Magaisa, I.; Marcinkeviciene, D.; Mata, A.; Mata, R; McCarthy, B.; Mills, M.E.; Moreira, J.; Moreira, S.; Moya, M.; Munyae, Margaret M.; Noller, P.; Opre, A.; Panayiotou, A.; Petrovic, N.; Poels, K.; Popper, M.; Poulimenou, M.; P'yatokha, V.; Raymond, M.; Reips, U.-D.; Reneau, S.E.; Rivera-Aragon, S.; Rowatt, W.C.; Ruch, W.; Rus, V.S.; Safir, M.P.; Salas, S.; Sambataro, F; Sandnabba, K.N.; Schulmeyer, M.K.; Schütz, A.; Scrimali, T.; Shackelford, T.K.; Shaver, P.R.; Sichona, F.; Simonetti, F.; Sineshaw, T.; Speelman, T.; Spyrou, Spyros; Sümer, H.C.; Sümer, N.; Supekova, M.; Szlendak, T.; Taylor, R.; Timmermans, B.; Tooke, W.; Tsaousis, I.; Tungaraza, F.S.K.; Vandermassen, G.; Vanhoomissen, T.; Van Overwalle, F.; Vanwesenbeeck, I.; Vasey, P.L.; Verissimo, J.; Voracek, M.; Wan, W.W.N.; Wang, T.-W.; Weiss, P.; Wijaya, A.; Woertman, L.; Youn, G.; Zupanèiè, A (2003-07-01)
      Evolutionary psychologists have hypothesized that men and women possess both long-term and short-term mating strategies, with men's short-term strategy differentially rooted in the desire for sexual variety. In this article, ...
    • Patterns and Universals of Mate Poaching Across 53 Nations: The Effects of Sex, Culture, and Personality on Romantically Attracting Another Person's Partner 

      Schmitt, David P.; Alcalay, Lidia; Allïk, Jüri; Angleitner, Alois; Ault, Lara K.; Austers, Ivars; Bennett, Kevin; Bianchi, Gabriel; Boholst, Fredrick A.; Borg Cunen, Mary Ann; Braeckman, Johan; Brainerd, Edwin G.; Caral, Leo Gerard A.; Caron, Gabrielle; Martina Casullo, Maria; Cunningham, Michael R.; Daibo, Ikuo; De Backer, Charlotte J.S.; De Souza, Eros; Díaz-Loving, Rolando; Diniz, Gláucia Ribeiro Starling; Durkin, Kevin; Echegaray, Marcela; Eremsoy, E.; Euler, H.A.; Falzon, R.; Fisher, M.L.; Foley, D.; Fry, D.P.; Fry, S.; Arif Ghayur, M.; Golden, D.L.; Grammer, K.; Grimaldi, L.; Halberstadt, J.; Haque, S.; Herrera, D.; Hertel, J.; Hoffmann, H.; Hooper, D.; Hradilekova, Z.; Hudek-Kene-evi, J.; Jaafar, J.; Jankauskaite, M.; Kabangu-Stahel, H.; Kardum, I.; Khoury, B.; Kwon, H.; Laidra, K.; Laireiter, A.-R.; Lakerveld, D.; Lampert, A.; Lauri, M.; Lavallée, M; Lee, S.-J.; Chung Leung, L.; Locke, K.D.; Locke, V.; Luksik, I.; Magaisa, I.; Marcinkeviciene, D.; Mata, A.; Mata, R.; McCarthy, B.; Mills, M.E.; Mkhize, N.J.; Moreira, J.; Moreira, S.; Moya, M.; Munyae, M.; Noller, P.; Opre, A.; Panayiotou, A.; Petrovic, N.; Poels, K.; Popper, M.; Poulimenou, M.; P'yatokha, V.; Raymond, M.; Reips, U.-D.; Reneau, S.E.; Rivera-Aragon, S.; Rowatt, W.C.; Ruch, W.; Rus, V.S.; Safir, M.P.; Salas, S.; Sambataro, F.; Sandnabba, K.N.; Schulmeyer, M.K.; Schütz, A.; Scrimali, T.; Shackelford, T.K.; Shaver, P.R.; Sichona, F.; Simonetti, F.; Sineshaw, T.; Speelman, T.; Spyrou, Spyros; Canan Sümer, H.; Sümer, N.; Supekova, M.; Szlendak, T.; Taylor, R.; Timmermans, B.; Tooke, W.; Tsaousis, I.; Tungaraza, F.S.K.; Vandermassen, G.; Vanhoomissen, T.; Van Overwalle, F.; Vanwesenbeeck, I.; Vasey, P.L.; Verissimo, J.; Voracek, M.; Wan, W.W.N.; Wang, T.-W.; Weiss, P.; Wijaya, A.; Woertman, L.; Youn, G.; Zupanèiè, A. (2004-01-01)
      As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, 16,954 participants from 53 nations were administered an anonymous survey about experiences with romantic attraction. Mate poaching - romantically attracting ...
    • The cabaret sex industry in the Republic of Cyprus: An exploratory investigation of Greek-Cypriot male cabaret patronage 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2005-01-01)
      Essentialist machismo practices, effectuated by masculine gender role socialization, help construct a mechanistic and limiting male sexual ethos that exploits female sexuality in sexualized work environments. A critical ...
    • The influence of active maternal smoking during pregnancy on birth weights in Cyprus 

      Vogazianos, Paris; Fiala, Jindřich; Vogazianos, Marios (2005-06-01)
      Cigarette smoking during pregnancy has been causally associated with an increased risk of both intrauterine growth retardation and preterm delivery but most strongly with low birth weight. No such study to date had ever ...
    • Eastern-European sex workers in Greek-Cypriot cabarets 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2005-06-16)
      Female sexuality has been exploited in sexualized work environments, such as cabarets, strip clubs, and brothels, for centuries. A critical site for exploring the intercrossing of sexual and economic differentials is the ...
    • The distribution of birth weights and their determinants in the republic of Cyprus for the period of 1990-2002 

      Vogazianos, Paris; Fiala, Jindřich; Vogazianos, Marios (2005-10-10)
      Many factors including maternal, pregnancy-specific, physiological, genetic, pathological, and environmental can influence foetal weight. Although they have been well studied in most EU countries, no such studies are ...
    • Female exotic dancers: Intrapersonal and interpersonal perspectives 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2006-01-01)
      The purpose of this research is to explore and understand the various intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics associated with the lives of female exotic dancers from an essentialist, social constructionist, and critical ...
    • Constructing 'the Turk' as an enemy: The complexity of stereotypes in children's everyday worlds 

      Spyrou, Spyros (2006-03-01)
      The information presented in this chapter is drawn from ethnographic fieldwork with Greek Cypriot elementary school children and illustrates the process by which national identity is constructed as primordial by teachers ...
    • The social construction of female sexuality in a sexualized work environment (SWE): The case of a comedy club 

      Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou; Young, Christi (2007-01-01)
      This qualitative investigation seeks to identify the sociocultural determinants and psychoemotional ramifications of essentialist gender scripting on female employees in a sexualized work environment (SWE), such as a comedy ...
    • Four-day-old human neonates look longer at non-biological motions of a single point-of-light 

      Méary, David; Kitromilides, Elenitsa; Mazens, Karine; Graff, Christian; Gentaz, Édouard Édouard (2007-01-31)
      Background. Biological motions, that is, the movements of humans and other vertebrates, are characterized by dynamic regularities that reflect the structure and the control schemes of the musculo-skeletal system. Early ...
    • The geographic distribution of Big Five personality traits: Patterns and profiles of human self-description across 56 nations 

      Schmitt, David P.; Allïk, Jüri; McCrae, Robert R.; Benet-Martinez, Veronica; Alcalay, Lidia; Ault, Lara K.; Austers, Ivars; Bennett, Kevin; Bianchi, Gabriel; Boholst, Fredrick A.; Borg Cunen, Mary Ann; Braeckman, Johan; Brainerd, Edwin G.; Caral, Leo Gerard A.; Caron, Gabrielle; Martina Casullo, Maria; Cunningham, Michael R.; Daibo, Ikuo; De Backer, Charlotte J.S.; De Souza, Eros; Díaz-Loving, Rolando; Diniz, Gláucia Ribeiro Starling; Durkin, K.; Echegaray, M.; Eremsoy, E.; Euler, H.A.; Falzon, R.; Fisher, M.L.; Foley, D.; Fry, D.P.; Fry, S.; Arif Ghayur, M.; Golden, D.L.; Grammer, K.; Grimaldi, L.; Halberstadt, J.; Haque, S.; Herrera, D.; Hertel, J.; Hoffmann, H.; Hooper, D.; Hradilekova, Z.; Hudek-Kene-evi, J.; Jaafar, J.; Jankauskaite, M.; Kabangu-Stahel, Heidi; Kardum, I.; Khoury, B.; Kwon, H.; Laidra, K.; Laireiter, A.-R.; Lakerveld, D.; Lampert, A.; Lauri, M.; Lavallée, M.; Lee, S.-J.; Chung Leung, L.; Locke, K.D.; Locke, V.; Luksik, I.; Magaisa, I.; Marcinkeviciene, D.; Mata, A.; Mata, R.; McCarthy, B.; Mills, M.E.; Mkhize, N.J.; Moreira, J.; Moreira, S.; Moya, M.; Munyae, M.; Noller, P.; Opre, A.; Panayiotou, A.; Petrovic, N.; Poels, K.; Popper, M.; Poulimenou, M.; P'yatokh, V.; Raymond, M; Reips, U.-D.; Reneau, S.E.; Rivera-Aragon, S.; Rowatt, W.C.; Ruch, W.; Rus, V.S.; Safir, M.P.; Salas, S.; Sambataro, F.; Sandnabba, K.N.; Schulmeyer, M.K.; Schütz, A.; Scrimali, T.; Shackelford, T.K.; Shaver, P.R.; Sichona, F.; Simonetti, F.; Sineshaw, T.; Speelman, T.; Spyros, Spyrou; Canan Sümer, H.; Sümer, N.; Supekova, M.; Szlendak, T.; Taylor, R.; Timmermans, B.; Tooke, W; Tsaousis, I.; Tungaraza, F.S.K.; Vandermassen, G.; Vanhoomissen, T.; Van Overwalle, F.; Vanwesenbeeck, I.; Vasey, P.L.; Verissimo, J.; Voracek, M.; Wan, W.W.N.; Wang, T.-W.; Weiss, P.; Wijaya, A; Woertman, L.; Youn, G.; Zupanèiè, A.; Sharan, M.B. (2007-03-01)
    • The social construction of inter-ethnic marriages in the Greek Cypriot (GC) republic of Cyprus: An ethnographic investigation of GC male marriages to Eastern European (EE) females 

      Domic, Dino I.; Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou (2007-06-01)
      This exploratory ethnographic investigation attempts to delve into the intrapersonal and interpersonal gender/sexual roles and marital dynamics of Greek Cypriot (GC) male marriages to Eastern European (EE) females. European ...
    • The effect of breastfeeding and its duration on acute otitis media in children in Brno, Czech Republic 

      Vogazianos, Ermis; Vogazianos, Paris; Fiala, Jindřich; Janeček, Dalibor; Šlapák, Ivo (2007-12-01)
      Aim: We designed this study to assess the effect of breastfeeding and its duration on acute otitis media (AOM) in children of our geographical region. Our main aim was to determine the period of breastfeeding, necessary ...
    • Connection of atopy with acute otitis media 

      Vogazianos, Ermis; Vogazianos, Paris; Janeček, Dalibor; Šlapák, Ivo; Fiala, Jindřich (2007-12-01)
      This study was designed to examine whether atopy is associated with acute otitis media (AOM). Material and methods: The study was performed with the help of a questionnaire handed out to the parents of 262 children, all ...
    • The inconsistency of United States foreign policy in the aftermath of the Cyprus invasion: The Turkish arms embargo and its termination 

      Kassimeris, Christos (2008-01-01)
      When Turkey invaded Cyprus in 1974, both NATO and United States interests were impacted. The United States adopted measures to preserve its interests in the Eastern Mediterranean and maintain the cohesion of NATO's southern ...
    • From Commitment to Independence: Greek Foreign Policy and the Western Alliance 

      Kassimeris, Christos (2008-01-01)
      his paper examines the troubled relationship between Greece and the western alliance following the collapse of the military regime in Athens and the invasion of Cyprus. U.S. Congressional reports and the Greek parliamentary ...
    • NATO and the Aegean disputes 

      Kassimeris, Christos (2008-06-01)
      The Geneva Convention of 1958 is based on the UN Law of Sea conference of 1958, which provided that all states have the right to extend their territorial waters to 12nm. Greece agreed with the convention and ratified it ...
    • Virtual social interactions: Evolutionary, social psychological and technological perspectives 

      Mahfouz, Ahmed Y.; Philaretou, Andreas Georgiou; Theocharous, Antonis (2008-09-17)
      This paper represents an exploratory and quantitative investigation into online dating from evolutionary, psychological, and technological points of view. In the past decade, the relatively inexpensive availability of ...
    • Exploring effects of developmentally appropriate practices in Cyprus 

      Shiakou, Monica; Belsky, J. L. (2009-01-01)
      Research Findings: This study, undertaken in Nicosia, Cyprus, sought to evaluate some of the hypothesized developmental benefits of developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) by investigating how the pedagogical attitudes ...