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Aperiodic Crystals: From Modulated Phases to Quasicrystals

Ted Janssen, Gervais Chapuis, and Marc de Boissieu

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567776
eISBN:
9780191718335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567776.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Until the 1970s, all materials studied consisted of periodic arrays of unit cells, or were amorphous. In the last decades a new class of solid state matter, called aperiodic crystals, has been found. ... More


Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Sergey V. Krivovichev

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213207
eISBN:
9780191707117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213207.001.1
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This book deals with the structural crystallography of inorganic oxysalts in general. A special emphasis is placed upon structural topology and the methods of its description. The latter include ... More


Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

James Robert Allison III

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book shows how American Indians fulfilled the promise of Indian self-determination by reclaiming control over reservation resources. During America’s 1970s quest for energy independence, tribes ... More


Globalization of Freedom of Contract

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


Effects of Endophytes on Their Hosts

Gregory P. Cheplick and Stanley H. Faeth

in Ecology and Evolution of the Grass-Endophyte Symbiosis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308082
eISBN:
9780199867462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308082.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

In symbiotic associations, there is great variation in ecological outcomes shaped by the underlying coevolutionary process. Endophytic fungi of grasses have been shown to affect host growth and ... More


Gardens, backyards, and urban areas

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban areas, gardens, and backyards can support a diverse range of wildlife, including a number of species rare in or absent from more semi-natural habitats. This chapter discusses the general ... More


Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After spending the 1970s developing the institutional capacity to effectively govern their resources, energy tribes now demanded that federal law recognize their authority to make development ... More


Shocks, Policy Shifts, and Another Long Boom

Ian W. McLean

in Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154671
eISBN:
9781400845439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154671.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how the higher level of prosperity attained during the second “golden age” was threatened during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Pressures for a significant restructuring in the ... More


Forests, Minerals, and the Controversy over Property in Post-Emancipation Russia

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The idea of private property, borrowed by Catherine the Great from Europe, was transplanted into an economic order based on serfdom and hierarchical patrimonial relations. Peasants were seen as being ... More


The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Anthony Scott

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book reacts to an economic literature which relies on theory to explain property rights. To correct this truistic approach the book traces the actual evolution by examining when, where, and how ... More


The Tribal Leasing Regime

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

If the Prologue presents the specific action that altered the state of reservation resource development, this first chapter explains how we got there. Opening with the federal government’s warm ... More


Drinking

Neil E. Rowland

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is organized around a construct of hydromineral homeostasis and focuses on water and mineral consumption in rats. It provides a brief overview of the main body fluid compartments, of how ... More


Mineral Disposal and Mining Rights on Private Land

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Changes in mining rights on private lands came about in leasing contracts, court interpretations, and custom. By the nineteenth century English landowning families could set up mining operation ... More


Postwar Energy Demands and the Southwestern Experience

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter demonstrates the flawed minerals leasing regime in action. Postwar changes in global energy production and escalating demand from the booming Sunbelt South brought multinational energy ... More


TRANSITION-METAL IONS

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0022
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The colours of many minerals are determined by transition metal impurities, and such impurities demonstrate a wide range of magnetic and optical behaviour. This chapter discusses the systematics of ... More


Materials as Sustenance: The Occurrence of Useful Materials

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter examines the limited supplies of the Earth's materials—in particular minerals, be they metals, sedimentary materials, or fuel. All our mineral resources come, not from the “whole Earth,” ... More


Biodiversity Conservation, Minerals Extraction, and Development: Toward a Realistic Partnership

Alyson Warhurst and Kevin Franklin

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the effects of minerals development on biodiversity; land use and fragmentation; pollution resulting from mining operations; managing biological resources in minerals ... More


Conservation and Concession Contracts: Environmental Issues in Mineral Extraction Agreements

David N. Smith and Cyril F. Kormos

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the environmental dimensions in mining and petroleum laws and contracts, obstacles to environmental and local community protection in resource legislation and contracts as ... More


Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Geoffrey Tweedale

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Asbestos was once known as the ‘magic mineral’ because of its ability to withstand flames. Yet since the 1970s, it has become a notorious and feared ‘killer dust’ that is responsible for thousands of ... More


Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Larry Lankton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Concentrating on technology, economics, labor, and social history, this book documents the full life cycle of one of America's great mineral ranges from the 1840s to the 1960s. The book examines the ... More


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