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Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Muriel R. Gillick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, the American health care system has grown in size and complexity. Muriel R. Gillick takes readers on a narrative tour of American health care, ... More


Big Little Snake: Metaphor Mongers and Mountain Rainbows

Strachan Donnelley

Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings (eds)

in Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813167275
eISBN:
9780813175669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167275.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter poses a complicated philosophic question: Are ecosystems complex, natural wholes that involve interdependent, dynamically interrelated, and interactive parts, or are they abstract ... More


Beyond Planting: Creating an Urban Forestry Movement

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter four goes beyond planting to explore the creation of an urban forestry movement through public outreach and engagement, the development of a network of advisors, and growth over time of the ... More


City as Ecosystem: Changing Form, Function, and Governance of Urban Socio-Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This 5,000 word chapter brings together the political, discursive, and material threads to consider the “city of forests” and “city of farms” as two different assemblages. It explores these pieces of ... More


Experts and Epistemologies

Melissa F. Baird

in Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the consequences of landscapes as heritage and discusses the culture of expertise in heritage negotiations. Drawing on the author's role as a heritage expert and interviews with ... More


Participatory mapping and engagement with urban water communities

Özlem Edizel and Graeme Evans

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter focuses on the application of cultural ecosystems mapping as a participatory, co-produced visualisation and engagement method. Using a case study of the Lee Valley in London, it ... More


Organisms and their Interactions

Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen, and R. Brandon Pratt

in The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198739135
eISBN:
9780191802218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739135.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Both animal and plant species exhibit adaptive traits related to features of mediterranean-type ecosystems (MTEs). For plants, the seasonality of the MTC has been an important factor in the evolution ... More


India as a Hub of Innovations for the Millions (I4M)

Vijay Mahajan

in India as a Pioneer of Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199476084
eISBN:
9780199090839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476084.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter deals with Indian ‘innovations for the millions’ (I4M)—new products, processes, and institutional arrangements—that sustainably improve the quality of life of those at the base of the ... More


All at Sea

Roy Livermore

in The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717867
eISBN:
9780191860492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717867.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

According to first-generation plate tectonics, sea-floor spreading was nice and simple. Plates were pulled apart at mid-ocean ridges, and weak mantle rocks rose to fill the gap and began to melt. The ... More


Dalit Environmental Visions

Mukul Sharma

in Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter attempts to broaden the definitions of environmental thought by adopting a Dalit lens. It conceptualizes environmental thought as ideas and actions encompassing the relationship between ... More


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