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Savannahs

Bryan Shorrocks

in The Biology of African Savannahs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570660
eISBN:
9780191717680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570660.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter introduces savannahs and looks at their distribution worldwide. It examines the general climatic and physical conditions that produce them. It briefly looks at the Llanos of the Orinoco ... More


Prologue

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses the four general periods through which the “grammar” of stereographic narrative has evolved. The four periods discussed are the Novelty Period, the Era of ... More


US and EU Laws and Policies Compared

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The disparities—both perceived and real—between US and EU responses to climate change play a central role in defining the political parameters of on-going negotiations over a post-Kyoto agreement. ... More


YouTube as archive: fans, gender and Mexican film stars online

Niamh Thornton

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proposes that YouTube should be understood as a digital archive with its own developing aesthetic forms where fans act as attentive and specialist curators of a star text. Through an ... More


Tort Liability of Public Authorities in European Laws

Giacinto della Cananea and Roberto Caranta (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198867555
eISBN:
9780191904325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the first in a series which explores if, and to what extent, there is a common core of shared and connecting elements within the legal systems. It looks at government liability in tort ... More


Global Meanings and Trans-cultural Understandings of Dallas

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how the mediation of meaning occurs on a global scale. More specifically, it considers how the global exchange of televisual texts affects citizenship, notions of individualism ... More


Real-World Games

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter identifies the book’s major themes, arguments, problems and possibilities, including reference to the major, pertinent philosophical notions of games and sport, integrating the seminal ... More


The I-Space as a Key to History and to Culture

Gordon Redding

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theory of the Information Space was developed out of an earlier interest by Max Boisot in the theory of meanings and their relation to culture. Stimulated by deep exposure to the Chinese ... More


The First “Great Transformation”

John A. Mathews

in Greening of Capitalism: How Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791502
eISBN:
9780804793162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The second chapter opens with a discussion of the first “Great Transformation” and the process of industrialization itself, which has proven to be such a powerful transformative influence. The ... More


Motivating the North–South continuum: Evidence from the perfects of Gallo-Romance

Bridget Drinka

in Variation and Change in Gallo-Romance Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198840176
eISBN:
9780191875724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840176.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This paper examines the claims made by Ledgeway (2012) concerning the existence of a North-South Continuum. After an examination of the theoretical issues in connexion with this claim, I present ... More


Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide

Henry Jenkins 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/9780262036016.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Henry Jenkins, former professor of humanities, MIT, is one of the leading science authorities in the analysis of New Media. Today, he is Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at ... More


Folkloristic Practices in a Converging Hyper Era

Simon J. Bronner

in The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter suggests a paradigm shift in folklore and folklife studies in the twenty-first century following the "era of communication" and "professionalization of time and space" in the twentieth ... More


The Venture Capital State

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter One introduces the study’s area of investigation: the diffusion of the Silicon Valley venture capital (VC) policy model. It presents the global policy diffusion trend by introducing the ... More


Analyzing Sources of Adaptation

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Seven analyzes the findings of the empirical investigations of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The critical finding is that domestically-rooted norms are central to states’ distinct learning ... More


Prolonged Dislocation and Financial Crises

Frank Browne and Robert Kelly

in The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018340
eISBN:
9780262305921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018340.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The optimal level of the capital stock occurs when the real interest rate equals the steady-state growth rate of the economy. Any factor that drives a wedge in this equality can cause prolonged ... More


This haunted house: intertextuality and interpretation in Mark Danielewski’s House of Leaves (2000) and Poe’s Haunted (2000)

Mel Evans

in Mark Z. Danielewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Mel Evans explores the media network surrounding House of Leaves, focusing in particular on the intersection between Danielewski’s novel and his sister Poe’s musical album Haunted, also released in ... More


Fansubbing and Abuse: Anime and Beyond

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the emergent, participatory practice of fansubbing (‘fan subtitling’), examining its origins within anime subculture and its ongoing evolution. Fansubbing is examined as an ... More


Streaming, Subbing, Sharing: Viki Global TV

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a case study of global TV site Viki (www.viki.com), which offers amateur subtitling in around 200 languages for media from around the world. It focuses on the ways in which ... More


Internationalization and the paradox of domestic trade union practices

Thomas Fetzer

in Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter takes issue with a tendency for polar juxtapositions in the industrial relations literature on how internationalization affects domestic trade union practices. Instead of drawing a ... More


Open Innovation and Industrial Dynamics—Towards a Framework of Business Convergence

Jens Frøslev Christensen

in New Frontiers in Open Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199682461
eISBN:
9780191762895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682461.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter presents a framework for understanding business dynamics that are not confined to industry-specific trajectories but instead reflect convergence and divergence of industries and product ... More


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