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KINEMATICS AND KINETICS OF CRYSTAL PLASTICITY

A. S. Argon

in Strengthening Mechanisms in Crystal Plasticity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198516002
eISBN:
9780191705717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516002.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Crystal plasticity is overwhelmingly a consequence of the self similar translations of dislocations, which is viewed as a limiting form of more general shear transformations that also include ... More


Hunting Behavior

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195322712
eISBN:
9780199894239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322712.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Weasels are feisty little critters that hunt widely-dispersed and well-hidden prey with impressive predatory efficiency, willowy grace, and electric energy. Most predators tackling prey larger than ... More


Syntax and its Interfaces: The Case of Romance Auxiliary Verbs

Paola Monachesi

in The Verbal Complex in Romance: A Case Study in Grammatical Interfaces

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274758
eISBN:
9780191705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274758.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the interface between syntax and argument structure. It considers a case study of a particular kind of complex predicate, that is, Romance auxiliaries. It focuses on Romanian ... More


Assumptive Gentry and the Threat to Stability

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the increasing resentment against the social and political aspirations of businessmen in the late 18th century, as reflected in popular literature. These depictions focused on ... More


Animal Locomotion

Andrew Biewener and Sheila Patek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book provides a synthesis of the physical, physiological, evolutionary, and biomechanical principles that underlie animal locomotion. An understanding and full appreciation of animal locomotion ... More


Modality and Semantic Change

Heiko Narrog

in Modality, Subjectivity, and Semantic Change: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694372
eISBN:
9780191742279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694372.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

After clarifying basic terms and concepts in the area of semantic change in section 1, extant hypotheses on semantic change in modality are discussed in section 2. Section 3 presents a personal view ... More


Evidential Mood, Restructuring, and the Distribution of Functional Sembrare

Liliane Haegeman

in Mapping the Left Periphery: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 5

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740376
eISBN:
9780199895304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740376.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is concerned with the restrictions on clitic climbing with Italian sembrare. For some speakers sembrare may behave either as a lexical verb and resist clitic climbing, or as a ... More


Climbing Walls: Dismantling Hegemonic Masculinity in a Japanese Sport Subculture

Wolfram Manzenreiter

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the potential of alternative sports for the creation of new and alternative masculinities in Japan. It focuses on the sport of free-climbing, which despite its inherent ... More


Alice in the academy: As She Climbed Across the Table

James Peacock

in Jonathan Lethem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719082672
eISBN:
9781781706299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082672.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Lethem's third novel is a campus comedy, but is yet again inflected with science fiction. The chapter argues that the campus comedy is an ideal genre for exploring Lethem's concerns because it has ... More


Hawaiian Sojourns

Daniel R. Huebner

in Becoming Mead: The Social Process of Academic Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226171371
eISBN:
9780226171548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226171548.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter 3 investigates the wide-ranging significance of colonial Hawaii for George Herbert Mead. He became emotionally invested in Hawaii from his college days, as his closest personal relationships ... More


Botany and the Return to the Itajaí, 1865–1869

David A. West

in Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062600
eISBN:
9780813051581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062600.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Müller reacted to Darwin in three phases. First, between 1861 and 1863 he restructured his own research after reading Darwin’s Origin. Next, in 1865, he initiated correspondence with Darwin in direct ... More


The Ecology, Diversity, and Climbing Prowess of Rattan

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the ecology, diversity, and climbing ability of rattan. It begins with an overview of the biodiversity of tropical forests as well as rattan genera, number of species, and ... More


Evolutionary Naturalism on High: The Victorians Sequester the Alps

Michael S. Reidy

in Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226109503
eISBN:
9780226109640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109640.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A disproportionately large percentage of the most prominent evolutionary naturalists, and almost every member of the X-Club, traveled and climbed in the Swiss Alps. John Tyndall and Leslie Stephen, ... More


Cerebellum as a neuronal machine: the cerebellar ‘chip’

John Montgomery and David Bodznick

in Evolution of the Cerebellar Sense of Self

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198758860
eISBN:
9780191834752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758860.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Understanding the neuronal structure of the cerebellum is essential to understanding its function. Purkinje cells are the only output neuron of the cerebellar cortex, and they receive two very ... More


A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Christina Tortora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents and analyzes various features of the morpho-syntax of Borgomanerese, a Gallo-Italic dialect spoken in the town of Borgomanero, in the Piedmont region of Northern Italy. The study ... More


Reconstructing complementizer‐drop in the dialects of the Salento: A syntactic or phonological phenomenon?

Adam Ledgeway

in Syntax over Time: Lexical, Morphological, and Information-Structural Interactions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199687923
eISBN:
9780191767319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687923.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Salentino dialects are reported to display a Greek‐style dual complementizer system, with propositional and irrealis complements introduced by the complementizers ca and cu, respectively, the latter ... More


Climbing

Jane Stevenson

in Baroque between the Wars: Alternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808770
eISBN:
9780191846472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808770.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the social aspect of the interwar arts. It demonstrates that the genuinely innovative were almost all dependent on personal patronage to support the early stages of their ... More


Object Clitics in Simple Tense, Complex Predicate, and Imperative Clauses

Christina Tortora

in A Comparative Grammar of Borgomanerese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199945627
eISBN:
9780199369829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945627.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a detailed description and analysis of the syntax of complement clitics in Borgomanerese (a “generalized enclisis” dialect), which is relatively unusual in the Romance realm. ... More


Object clitics

Ian Roberts

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0048
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

The main goal of this chapter is to critically address from a comparative perspective some of the most important issues regarding the syntax of Romance objects clitics. The chapter covers such areas ... More


Complex predicates

Michelle Sheehan

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0061
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

The main goal of this chapter is to provide a descriptive and critical overview of the some of the most striking and interesting problems and questions related to Romance complex predicates such as ... More


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