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Northern and Insular Scots

Robert McColl Millar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The Scots dialects of northern Scotland, Orkney, and Shetland are among the most traditional varieties of ‘English’, exhibiting features not current elsewhere for centuries. Until recently, they were ... More


New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Deborah J. Milly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In recent decades, many countries have experienced both a rapid increase of in-migration of foreign nationals and a large-scale devolution of governance to the local level. The result has been new ... More


Putting Relative Advantage to the Test: State-Level Republican Growth in the Modern American South

M. V. Hood III, Quentin Kidd, and Irwin L. Morris

in The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873821
eISBN:
9780199980017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873821.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides the first extensive empirical assessment of the theory of relative advantage. A panel Granger analysis based on nearly five decades of state-level data demonstrates that black ... More


Residential Patterns and Social Contacts between Han and Tibetan Residents in Urban Lhasa

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China has considered Han-Tibetan relations as a major concern since the first Lhasa street demonstration in 1987. Official reports and documents have often drawn attention to the central government's ... More


Black Migration, White Flight

Leah Platt Boustan

in Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691150871
eISBN:
9781400882977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150871.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents new causal evidence on the relationship between black arrivals to cities and white departures, a trend referred to as “white flight.” The simultaneity of black in-migration from ... More


Experimental Studies of Wright’s Shifting Balance Theory

Michael J. Wade

in Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter contains a discussion of the ecological and the genetic basis for Sewall Wright’s Shifting Balance Theory. It also relays discussions of the author with Wright about how to ... More


Industrialization and Demographic Change: A Case Study of Glasgow, 1801–1914

Andrew Gibb

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which presents a case study on the impact of industrialisation on demographic change in Glasgow, Scotland during the period from 1801 to 1914, explains that major changes in industrial ... More


Population Dynamics and Economic Change in Trieste and Its Hinterland, 1850–1914*

Marina Cattaruzza

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which examines the history of economic change and change in population dynamics in Trieste during the period from 1850 to 1914, explains that natural population growth remained within ... More


The Port-City Legacy: Urban Demographic Change in the Hansestadt Bremen, 1815–1910*

Robert Lee and Peter Marschalck

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the dynamics of demographic change in Hansestadt Bremen, Germany from 1815 to 1910. It analyses the impact of urbanisation on demographic characteristics and the ... More


Free Labor and Slave Labor

Stanley L. Engerman and Robert A. Margo

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on how the abundance of land in America implied a shortage of labor, which was mitigated not only by rapid natural increase, but also by the immigration of free labor, indentured ... More


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