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Supplementing the Soil

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes efforts to improve the fertility of California's soils. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, nitrogen depletion in California's soils was a major concern. ... More


Why Media Distribution Matters: A Critical Interlude

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the potential of media distribution, and the balance of structure and agency enacted in different approaches to it, to inform our view of a wide array of major social and ... More


Failed Statebuilding: Intervention, the State, and the Dynamics of Peace Formation

Oliver Richmond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300175318
eISBN:
9780300210132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175318.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Western struggles — and failures — to create functioning states in countries such as Iraq or Afghanistan have inspired questions about whether statebuilding projects are at all viable, or whether ... More


The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation

Paul MacAvoy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083811
eISBN:
9780300129328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083811.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Over the past six decades, federal regulatory agencies have attempted different strategies to regulate the natural gas industry in the United States. All have been unsuccessful, resulting in ... More


Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Kathy Eden

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Erasmus's Adages—a vast collection of the proverbial wisdom of Greek and Roman antiquity—was published in 1508 and became one of the most influential works of the Renaissance. It also marked a ... More


Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon

Paul David Blanc

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204667
eISBN:
9780300224887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

When a new technology makes people ill, how high does the body count have to be before protectives steps are taken? This disturbing book tells a dark story of hazardous manufacturing, poisonous ... More


From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Montreal Protocol has been cited as the most successful global agreement, responsible for phasing out the use of ozone-depleting substances. However, this book argues that the Montreal Protocol ... More


Regulation, Taxation, and Litigation

W. Kip Viscusi

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on three policy mechanisms—regulation, taxation, and litigation. It demonstrates that litigation by government entities may lead to settlements that impose excessive regulations ... More


Regulation and Litigation: Complements or Substitutes?

Eric Helland and Jonathan Klick

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines state litigation levels and proxies for regulatory activity. It explores the substitution hypothesis and examines the relationship between litigation and regulation as it ... More


The Coproduction of Science/Knowledge and Politics

Brian J. Gareau

in From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175264
eISBN:
9780300188912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175264.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter highlights several interviews conducted with prominent members of the Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee (MBTOC) of the Montreal Protocol. A rift developed between pro-MeBr MBTOC ... More


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