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Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Daniel Lea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This study explores the landscape of contemporary British fiction through detailed analysis of five authors that have emerged to critical prominence in the 21st century. The authors addressed - Ali ... More


Prosperity and Connectivity

Ian Hall

in Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529204605
eISBN:
9781529204650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204605.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Modi government’s foreign economic policy, focusing especially on its reform agenda – including signature projects like ‘Make in India’ – and its relations with other South ... More


India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Frédéric Grare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

India Turns East tells the story of India’s long and difficult journey to reclaim its status in a rapidly changed environment increasingly shaped by the US-China rivalry and the uncertainties of US ... More


The Emergence of a Nonbiological Intelligence

Michail Bletsas and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Michail Bletsas, Director of Computing at the MIT Media Lab and Director of the Network Computing Systems Group at MIT, is convinced that the 21st century will see the emergence of biological ... More


Unity of Consciousness:: Advertisement for a Leibnizian View

Farid Masrour

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

It is common to hold that our conscious experiences at a single moment are often unified. But when consciousness is unified, what are the fundamental facts in virtue of which it is unified? It is ... More


How Should Resilience Factors Be Incorporated in Treatment Development?

Peter B. Jones

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the definitions of resilience with respect to psychological disorder and to schizophrenia, in particular. Alternative meanings of resilience emphasize innate characteristics and ... More


Stone Transport

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Beginning with a discussion of the overall impact of the cost and logistics of stone transport, this chapter examines in turn the evidence for the transport of stone overland, by river, and by sea. ... More


Final Remarks

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter sums up many of the conclusions drawn from the preceding chapters, concentrating on what the stone trade can add to our understanding of the wider Roman economy. To this end, ... More


Care of the Soil, Care of the Self: Creation and Creativity in the American Suburbs

T. Wilson Dickinson

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Care of the Soil, Care of the Self,” T. Wilson Dickinson interrogates our familiar places and habitual practices in order to see anew the ways of being of obscure places, ecological connectivity, ... More


Introduction: contemporary criticism and the untimely

Daniel Lea

in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introduction outlines the critical aims of the study, identifying the authors covered and placing them within the context of post-millennial writing in Britain. It also centrally addresses the ... More


Jon McGregor

Daniel Lea

in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter traces the development of Jon McGregor’s writing up to the publication of his collection of short stories This Isn’t the Sort of Thing that Happens to Someone Like You (2012). It ... More


Connectivity of older people in rural areas

Catherine Hagan Hennessy and Robin Means

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447314721
eISBN:
9781447314745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314721.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the Grey and Pleasant Land project on rural ageing which focused on older people’s connections to and participation in community life in diverse rural settings in southwest ... More


Population fragmentation causes inadequate gene flow and increases extinction risk

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, Mark D. B. Eldridge, Michele R. Dudash, Charles B. Fenster, Robert C. Lacy, and Paul Sunnucks

in A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198783411
eISBN:
9780191826337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783411.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Most species now have fragmented distributions, often with adverse genetic consequences. The genetic impacts of population fragmentation depend critically upon gene flow among fragments and their ... More


Revival of the Silk Roads in Asia

Pradumna B. Rana and Wai-Mun Chia

in Jumpstarting South Asia: Revisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199479283
eISBN:
9780199091010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479283.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on infrastructure connectivity issues that are required for providing efficient service links between production blocs. It argues that after enjoying a rich history of about ... More


India-Myanmar Relations: Assessing the Prospects for Greater Connectivity with Southeast Asia

Frédéric Grare

in India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The search for greater connectivity with Southeast Asia is driving the evolution of the relationship between India and Myanmar. A partnership with Naypyidaw could help India’s integration with the ... More


Introduction

David Betz

in Carnage and Connectivity: Landmarks in the Decline of Conventional Military Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190264857
eISBN:
9780190618513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264857.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces the main question of the book — what happens to war when you wire up the world as densely as we have done in recent decades? It locates the book in relation to extant ... More


Introduction

David Trotter

in The Literature of Connection: Signal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850472
eISBN:
9780191885587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850472.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter establishes a genealogy of the concept of ‘connectivity’ from the foundation of the US Army Signal Corps in 1860 (motto: ‘Getting the message through’) via cybernetics and information ... More


Bangladesh and India’s Northeast: A Shared Destiny

Farooq Sobhan

in The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Bangladesh and the India’s North East are much more than next door neighbours. Being geographically contiguous, they are ‘natural markets’ for each other. India and Bangladesh are now working ... More


Look East Through Northeast: The Ultimate Challenge of Development

Laldinkima Sailo

in The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The development of connectivity infrastructure between India and ASEAN through Northeast India has been presented as a way forward for Northeast India to address its current state of ... More


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