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New governance of youth disorder: a study of local initiatives

John Flint and Hannah Smithson

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies key characteristics of the evolving governance of youth disorder in Great Britain, including a focus on youth activities in public space, new legal mechanisms for regulating ... More


The Transeurasian homeland: where, what, and when?

Martine Robbeets

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0045
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The Farming Language Dispersal Hypothesis boldly claims that agricultural dispersal is an important factor in shaping linguistic diversity. This view has been sharply criticized, especially for the ... More


Transeurasian unity from an archaeological perspective

Tao Li

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0047
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Northeast Asia attracts researchers’ attention for its environmental, cultural, linguistic, and genetic diversity. Population migration and cultural contact both go back early in human history there. ... More


“To allay people’s fears on numbers”:1 the introduction of dispersal in Southall

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyses the local historical background to the introduction of dispersal in Southall, after education secretary Edward Boyle visited Beaconsfield Primary School on 15 October 1963. In ... More


Tracing the Origin of Flora Tristan Studies

Máire Fedelma Cross

in In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 begins with the reasons for the dispersal and obscurity of Flora Tristan papers and their subsequent retrieval in the Puech archives in Castres. The interplay of family and institutional ... More


The Primacy of Habitat

Joseph A. Veech

in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198829287
eISBN:
9780191868078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Habitat may have a primary role in determining the distribution and abundance of species, yet ecologists have historically overlooked its importance. Models of habitat selection are briefly reviewed. ... More


Reconciliation Ecology and the Future of Species Diversity

Michael L. Rosenzweig

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0023
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Alexander von Humboldt (1807) provided the first hint of one of ecology’s most pervasive rules: larger areas contain more species than do small ones. Many ecologists see that rule—the species–area ... More


Management for Biodiversity: Human and Landscape Effects on Dry Environments

Avi Perevolotsky and Moshe Shachak

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Biodiversity is one of the principal pillars of natural ecosystems. In fact, biodiversity can be interpreted as a manifestation of the various biotic and abiotic components of the ecological ... More


4 Species Diversity, Environmental Heterogeneity, and Species Interactions

William A. Mitchell and Burt P. Kotler

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Despite their apparent simplicity, arid environments can be quite heterogeneous. From small-scale variation in substrate and slope to large-scale geographic variation in solar input and productivity, ... More


In Search of Safety

in The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-44

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190939298
eISBN:
9780190943257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939298.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a novel geographic and demographic approach to analyzing the survival of Jews in France. Many began fleeing the Germans as of summer-fall 1940 to seek shelter in the so-called ... More


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