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Deflection and startling of predators

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Prey sometimes have conspicuous marking on specific parts of their body that are considered to deflect the point of predatory attack towards defended or expendable parts of the body. Other signals ... More


Speed Metal, Slow Tropics, Cold War: Alcoa in the Caribbean

Mimi Sheller

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the production and marketing of aluminum as a carrier of uneven global modernities, thus highlighting the ways in which mobility and immobilization were simultaneously created ... More


Immobility and Segmentation of Labour

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the immobility and segmentation in the Chinese labour market. It argues that the hampering of market-equilibrating wage movements has delayed the progress towards a fully ... More


Lacunae of Migration and Post-Migration Research

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is a baffling puzzle in international migration: why are there so many few migrants from so many places and so many from only a few places? On the one hand, there is relative immobility — only ... More


A Review of Dominant Theories of International Migration

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The greater part of the research on international migration has dealt with the question of why people migrate and, to a lesser extent, the dynamics of migration, such as chain migration in migrant ... More


The Selective Functions of Social Capital: Why Are There So Few Migrants Out of Most Places?

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Social capital depends on continuous transactions establishing social ties or collective representations expressed in symbolic ties, or both. The exit of people or whole groups abroad potentially ... More


Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Mark Edward Pfeifer, Monica Chiu, and Kou Yang (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book wrestles with Hmong Americans' inclusion into and contributions to Asian American studies, as well as to American history and culture and refugee, immigrant, and diasporic trajectories. It ... More


Positive/Negative

Jonathan Bennett

in The Act Itself

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237914
eISBN:
9780191597077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823791X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyses making/allowing in terms of positive/negative: you allow something to happen if an explanation of its happening requires only a negative fact about your behaviour. A negative ... More


Active/Passive

Jonathan Bennett

in The Act Itself

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237914
eISBN:
9780191597077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823791X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Alan Donagan offered an account of making/allowing in terms of so conducting yourself that what ensues is not (making) or is (allowing) what would have happened in the course of nature. On a ... More


Defending Their Indianness: The Tubbees’ Trials and Tribulations

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter situates the couple's downfall within the tightening racial ideologies exemplified in the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The Act codified the immobility of slaves and threatened free people ... More


Introduction: Mobile Bodies, Mobile Technologies, and Immobile Mobility

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter briefly discusses mobility—one physical and one virtual—in the lives of young rural-to-urban migrant women in China. It provides an ethnographic exploration of the cultural, ... More


Body Double (1984)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores an emasculating inferiority and sexual aggression in De Palma's Body Double (1984). The film's beginning shows its protagonist, Jake (Craig Wasson), suffering from an attack of ... More


Immobility, Obduracy, and Experimentalism in Soweto

Gavin Steingo

in Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter zooms in on a particular site: the famous collection of townships known as Soweto. Based on intensive participant observation with non-professional and unemployed musicians, I focus on ... More


Nocturnal Hallucinations

David Greenberg and Eliezer Witztum

in Sanity and Sanctity: Mental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300071917
eISBN:
9780300131994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300071917.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a phenomenon that is unique to the ultra-orthodox Jewish population of Israel, called nocturnal hallucinations. The main external behaviors are extreme social withdrawal, ... More


Nephews, Dowries, Sons and Mothers: The Geography of Farm and Marital Transactions in Eastern Ireland, c.1820–c. 1970

William J. Smyth

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes family farming and rural immobility in post-Famine Ireland. It analyses the behaviour patterns of the medium-sized farm group in negotiating issues of marriage, migration and ... More


Afterword

Steven Miller

in War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256778
eISBN:
9780823261406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the book’s main themes and presents some final thoughts. This book argued that the relationship between war and movement is not clear-cut; it does not necessarily begin with ... More


An Analysis of Poverty in Hmong American Communities

Yang Sao Xiong

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the causes of and solutions to socioeconomic immobility in the Hmong American community. It assesses the key factors that make poverty an enduring problem for Hmong in two ... More


Established gentrified place-types

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

in Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers voluntary sector resilience within the two areas with the highest levels of gentrification and upgrading: London’s Westminster Borough, and the Surry Hills area in Sydney. High ... More


Mixed place-types

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

in Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers matters of service hub resilience within the four areas with mixed levels of gentrification and upgrading: the London boroughs of Islington, Lambeth and Southwark, and the ... More


Race, Class, and Justice

Ronald P. Formisano

in Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how official immobility gave way to time-consuming studies and to limited attempts at student transfers, which provoked bitter white protest. By the time the federal department ... More


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