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Larger-Scale Influences on the Serengeti Ecosystem: National and International Policy, Economics, and Human Demography

Stephen Polasky, Jennifer Schmitt, Christopher Costello, and Liaila Tajibaeva

in Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter begins by reviewing important national and international policies that set the institutional context for the Serengeti ecosystem. Though the greater Serengeti ecosystem contains portions ... More


Madison's Nightmare: How the Federal Government Became Unchecked and Unbalanced

in Madison's Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749396
eISBN:
9780226749426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749426.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the perfect storm convergence of executive power and partisan aspiration that have produced the current predicament. When the Constitutional Convention adjourned in September, ... More


International Politics as Law?: Interpreting and Ending Treaties

in The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Unlike the war power, the Constitution creates a specific process that governs the making of treaties. Under Article II, Section 2, the president cannot make a treaty without the consent of the ... More


Dr. Spock, Daisy Girl, and DDT: A Prehistory of Environmental Icons

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents three sets of images as together constituting a prehistory of environmental icons: advertisements against nuclear testing produced by SANE (the National Committee for a Sane ... More


Mayor Among His Peers

in The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042930
eISBN:
9780226042954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Mayor Richard M. Daley in the urban renewal and redevelopment of Chicago. It analyzes the career and urbanistic philosophy of Daley who is considered to be one of ... More


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