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Harrison, Kristen and Joanne Cantor. "The relationship between media consumption and eating disorders." Journal of communication. 47 (Spring 1997) 40-67.
Marguilies, Herbert F. "The moderates in the League Nations battle: An overlooked faction." The Historian. 60 (Winter 1998) 273-288.
Jamison, Dirk. "Tao of the dumpster: My father's love affair with trash." Utne Reader, November 1996, 76-79.
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