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Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom and Emma Arksey

not wish to condone patriarchal local norms and practices; but at the same time they must provide culturally informed and relevant programming that genuinely matters to local audiences. Boyce, Zeledón, Tellez, and Barrington ( 2016 , p. 631) note how the acceptance of “local narratives and normalized

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Matthew Lamont and Sheranne Fairley

perceive this mode of alcohol consumption as normalized. Indeed, the excerpt of online discussion below suggests that the Beer Mile was a stand-out memory of the Ironman experience for this competitor’s children: Yep, count me in again. Loved it last year. And so did my kids … Funny that the beer mile got

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Mary G. McDonald

identity, but to a normalization of particular behaviors and representations, which have powerful consequences for, racialized bodies in terms of life, opportunity, and reward ( McDonald, 2005 ). Over the course of time this idealized white nation in turn helps to (re)constitute the affective power of

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Marianne I. Clark and Holly Thorpe

emerging researcher and a senior academic employ “diffraction as an experimental practice to undo the normalized practices of academic writing by weaving together various kinds of texts” (p. 627). In her diffractive readings of the documented processes of doing collaborative analysis during her doctoral

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Jack Thomas Sugden, Daryl Adair, Nico Schulenkorf and Stephen Frawley

-cultural separatism, political instability as a reflection of that, and the normalization of group differences and distance—Indigenous and Indian—through the sports of rugby and soccer respectively. In addition to dialogue, my observations in the field prompted some unexpected outcomes. I had read that Fijian soccer

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Natalie M. Welch and Robin Hardin

. Research suggests sexist comments, phrases, jokes, and behaviors towards women has become normalized and rendered an ordinary part of expression ( Savigny, 2014 ). This systematic sexism can lead to a “chilly climate” or a culture where women feel marginalized and devalued ( Hall & Sandler, 1982 ). Sexism

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David Cassilo and Jimmy Sanderson

Many professional sport franchises have undergone shifts in talent evaluation strategies by moving to analytic and data-driven approaches. However, National Football League (NFL) franchises have been resistant to fully embrace the analytical model, as NFL organizational management structures tend to be isomorphic. In 2016, the Cleveland Browns initiated an ideological break from this system by hiring “moneyball” guru Paul DePodesta, a move that signaled a shift to an analytics-based model in organizational management. A textual analysis of 120 online media articles was carried out to determine how media reports framed this philosophical shift. Results revealed that frames predominantly portrayed analytics as being in direct opposition to normalized operational structures in the NFL. The results illustrate how difficult it is to change the discourse and embrace new management ideas that are perceived to contrast with dominant ideologies.

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Duane Knudson

standard 2-year window for citations to calculate the IF disadvantages disciplines or fields that have small numbers of references per paper and lower citation rates. Large variation in citation density and half-life has led to efforts to normalize the IF and other citation metrics to academic disciplines

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Howard N. Zelaznik

tactile feedback affected the kinematic properties of the timing movements, normalized mean square jerk (a measure of movement smoothness) was calculated ( Teulings, Contrerasvidal, Stelmach, & Adler, 1997 ). The values of normalized mean square jerk in circle drawing were unaffected by the alterations of

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Matthew Juravich, Steven Salaga and Kathy Babiak

the number of regular season wins for a franchise in a given season divided by its normalized seasonal payroll. This metric provides a relative measure of the number of wins a team is able to generate given its choice regarding talent expenditure. Independent Variables TenCurTeam represents the