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Urban Systems and Spatial Competition

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The structure of a system of retail centres as described by their size, composition, and location, is a result of competition among the centres for customers. The evolution of the system is described ... More


Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire's Periphery

Sylvia Sellers-Garcia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787055
eISBN:
9780804788823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787055.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Distance and Documents at the Spanish Empire’s Periphery examines how distance was conceptualized in an empire that at its height spanned four continents, stretching from Europe to the Philippines. ... More


‘New Labour’ and the culture of party management1

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ‘New Labour’ managerial culture, its goals and procedural values are explored in detail in this chapter. In dealing with internal obstacles and what were seen as ruthless external enemies, from ... More


Queering Nature: Close Encounters with the Alien in Ecofeminist Science Fiction

Merrick Helen (ed.)

in Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311352
eISBN:
9781846313882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313882.012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides different perspectives of the ecofeminist theory in the queering of human and non-human relations in science fiction texts. It focuses on the two novels by Amy Thomson, The ... More


The Last Flicker (Pallam Raju’s Stint)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes how the UPA Government had reached the terminal stage when Pallam Raju assumed charge as Minister, MHRD, and how in spite of heavy odds made the best of a bad job, and ... More


The History of the Chronometer

Jonathan Betts

in Marine Chronometers at Greenwich: A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199641383
eISBN:
9780191845604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641383.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

A newly researched history of the marine chronometer, from its earliest origins in the 17th century through to electronic instruments manufactured in the late 20th century. The narrative is written ... More


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