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Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Maxine Berg (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book brings together a number of the major historians now entering the field, and rethinking the way they write their histories. The book includes the reflections of China experts, historians of ... More


Place description, regional geography and area studies: the chorographic inheritance

Hugh Clout

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The uncertain relationship between studying regions (or places) and focusing on themes (or systematic processes) has characterised geography since the ancient Greeks, with ‘chorography’ being the ... More


Globalization, Mundialización: Civilizing Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some of the instances in which the denial of the denial of coevalness materializes itself by redressing and implementing long-lasting forces, sensibilities, and rationalities ... More


Global history: approaches and new directions

Maxine Berg

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter investigates timing and reasons for the ‘turn’ to global issues in historical writing. These have included dissatisfaction with the older frameworks of national histories and area ... More


Small-area studies: purpose and methods

J. Cuzick and P. Elliott

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses types of small-area studies and some problems of interpretation. These include studies of reports of disease excess (clusters) in specific localities without a putative source; ... More


Cancer incidence data for adults

A. J. Swerdlow

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the sources of cancer incidence data for small-area analyses, the data requirements for such analyses, and the issues that must be considered in interpreting the results. It ... More


Childhood leukaemia around the Sellafield nuclear plant

M. J. Gardner

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a case study of childhood leukaemia around the Sellafield nuclear installation in England. The original reports of excess mortality spurred a number of inquiries, and led to a ... More


The Seveso accident

P. A. Bertazzi, A. C. Pesatori, and C. Zocchetti

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes studies conducted on a population exposed to dioxin following an explosion at a chemical plant in Seveso, Italy. The available results failed to provide either fully ... More


Congenital anomalies

H. Dolk and P. De Wals

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses small-area studies of congenital anomalies. Topics covered include case ascertainment, accuracy of information, prevalence, geographical resolution, and role of specific ... More


Population counts in small areas

I. Diamond

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews data sources for small-area population counts and estimation methods in years when counts are not available. In countries where local population registers are available these ... More


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