He takes the opportunity to interrogate this rich body of evidence, using an agenda which derives from the controversies over the roots and significance of suicide from Durkheim onwards, and to test ideas against a coherent collection of cases which were presided over by a dynasty of coroners, under circumstances which minimised the problem of contrasting and changing administrative practices which bedevils
attempts to derive statistical series across different and changing jurisdictions.
Record retention bedevils
many businesses because they must maintain sufficient records to substantiate virtually every item reported on tax and information returns.
And the situation is a symptom of a wider malaise, one that bedevils
many of our familiar institutions in this compact nation of ours: too many organisations doing a broadly similar job.
For instance, the municipality has done up the main street and abolished the nightmarish tangle of aerial wires that bedevils
the sky-line of most Japanese rural settlements; now there is positive discussion about renewal of the commercial area, when a few years ago resignation and despair reigned in civic consciousness.
We see less what these people might hope to present to the world than what it is about them that amuses, bedevils
, or fascinates the artist, and what they themselves might wish to hide.
As Yehudi Webster, a sociologist quoted in a recent New Yorker article on race, put it: "It is not 'race' but a practice of racial classification that bedevils
Yesterday's big-ticket, ERP systems were suppose to eliminate these incompatibility problems, but a lack of standards still bedevils
Transgenic versions of a mosquito species that bedevils
India are only 20 percent as likely to transmit a mouse version of the disease as the untransformed mosquitoes are, says Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
In one detailed, fastidiously plotted painting after another, Moore simultaneously instructs and bedevils
the viewer, rendering intimate the numbing losses known to both AIDS sufferers and survivors.
A bed bug that looks like the one that bedevils
people specializes in cliff swallows and can kill chicks.