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Organizational and Institutional Genesis: The Emergence of High-Tech Clusters in the Life Sciences

Walter W. Powell, Kelley Packalen, and Kjersten Whittington

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines eleven regions in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s that were all rich in resources—ideas, money, and skills—which might have led to the formation of life sciences ... More


Emporium of a New World

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

San Francisco Bay in the early 1850s presented a sight seldom seen in the history of the world: a veritable forest of masts rising from hundreds of abandoned ships. With the gradual stabilization of ... More


Pollution: Persistent Organic Contaminants and Trace Metals

Hyun-Min Hwang, Peter G. Green, and Thomas M. Young

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

More than 80 percent of San Francisco Bay's historic tidal marshes have disappeared due to human activities, and the remaining marshes have been fragmented and contaminated. High levels of ... More


With a Yiddish Accent: East European Jewish Neighborhoods

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area often note the lack of a Jewish neighborhood similar to Los Angeles's Fairfax District or Chicago's Devon Avenue. But in earlier days there were four ... More


A Frontier to Conquer

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After the arrival of Sir Francis Drake to America, the Indians timorously kept their distance from the new visitors, prepared to make—if necessary—proper obeisance. The story oges that for three days ... More


Introduction: Calling in San Francisco

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to tell the story of the civic engagement of Filipino migrants through religion by showing how the Filipino migrant faithful Filipinize ... More


Calendar of Events

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter lists the annual events in the San Francisco Bay area, such as: the Shrine East-West Football Game, the California Dog Show, the National Match Play Open Golf Championship, the Open Golf ... More


Historical Formation

Frances Malamud-Roam and Michelle F. Goman

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This paper describes the natural history of the remnant tidal salt marshes surrounding the San Francisco Bay estuary. These tidal marshes are ephemeral features, strongly influenced by sea-level rise ... More


Tidal Vegetation: Spatial and temporal Dynamics

V. Thomas Parker, John C. Callaway, Lisa M. Schile, Michael C. Vasey, and Ellen R. Herbert

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

San Francisco Bay and Delta tidal wetlands represent the most intact Mediterranean-climate wetlands in North America, yet only 10 percent survived the twentieth century. Wetland plant communities ... More


The Bay and the Land

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

If some titanic convulsion of the earth were to drain San Francisco Bay of all its waters, it would look merely like one of those shallow, hill-rimmed valleys which stretch away from its upper and ... More


Golden Era

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Golden Era's youthful founders, Rollin M. Dagget, who was only nineteen years old when he arrived on the Coast, and J. MacDonough Foard, who was only twenty-one, had followed Horace Greeley's own ... More


Pollution

M. JAMES ALLEN

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter describes the nature and effects of pollution and habitat alteration effects on California marine fishes. At present, the coastal population of the Californias is distributed unevenly ... More


Policy: Achievements and Challenges

Marc Holmes

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

It was not until 1965 that a state law was passed to regulate the unrestricted filling of the San Francisco Bay. By then, 92 percent of the bay's wetlands had already been destroyed. The law ushered ... More


Welcoming the World: San Francisco's Fairs of 1915 and 1939–1940

Leta E. Miller

in Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268913
eISBN:
9780520950092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268913.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the first half of the twentieth century, San Francisco hosted two major world fairs: in 1915 and in 1939–40. A comparison of musical programming for these two enormous undertakings highlights ... More


Pollution: Emerging Contaminants

Carol A. Vines and Gary N. Cherr

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Emerging contaminants in aquatic environments, including the San Francisco Bay, are of increasing concern to regulatory agencies, ecosystem managers, and the public. There is increasing evidence that ... More


Trailblazing: Producing Landscapes, Extracting Profits, Inserting Risk

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter illuminates how the production of vulnerability proceeds through—and is supported by—interconnected economic development and resource use activities across city and regional scales. It ... More


San Jose

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0026
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the heart of the rich Santa Clara Valley lies San Jose, ten miles below the southern end of San Francisco Bay. Center of a rich agricultural region, San Jose's busy downtown district is dominated ... More


From Freedom Now! to Free Speech: The FSM’s Roots in the Bay Area Civil Rights Movement

Jo Freeman

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the introduction of Mario Savio to the civil rights movement and the roots of the Fee Speech Movement (FSM). It discusses Savio's participation in the Mississippi Summer Project ... More


Introduction

Michael Weisberg

in Simulation and Similarity: Using Models to Understand the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199933662
eISBN:
9780199333004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933662.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter introduces the major themes of the book. It focuses on the use of models to study John Reber’s plan to dam up the San Francisco Bay and the anomalous fishery statistics discovered by ... More


General Information

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter lists general information on the San Francisco Bay area such as information services, railroad stations, bus stations, sightseeing buses, airports, taxis, streetcars and buses, bridges, ... More


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