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Growing AP in Gotham

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter assesses how the nation's largest school district, New York City, is tackling its own Advanced Placement (AP) challenge. In 2018, the city's Department of Education (DOE) housed more AP ... More


In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Adrian Jarvis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a history of the Port of Liverpool between 1905 and 1938, during its decline. It is particularly interested in the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool’s ... More


The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Gordon Boyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is an in-depth case study of the Furness Withy and Co Shipping Group, which operated both tramp and liner services and was one of the five major British shipping groups of the early ... More


QCD improved parton model

Robin Devenish and Amanda Cooper-Sarkar

in Deep Inelastic Scattering

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506713
eISBN:
9780191709562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506713.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The QCD improved parton model provides the foundation on which all the remaining chapters are based. This chapter begins by covering the key ideas: tree level QCD Compton and boson-gluon fusion ... More


Secularism at the Turn of the Millennium in the Context of its Adversaries

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter continues some themes started in the previous chapter and examines the attrition of secularism socially, politically and culturally, towards the end of the millennium. It discusses the ... More


Lattice QCD and nuclear physics

Sinya Aoki

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter consists of three parts. In the first part, Lüscher's formula, which relates the scattering phase shift to the two particle energy in finite volume, is explained. A comprehensive but ... More


Lattice field theory fundamentals

M. Pilar HernÁndez

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews the basic building blocks of the regularization of Quantum Field Theories (QFT) on a space-time lattice. It assumes some familiarity with QFT in the continuum. In an introductory ... More


Geographical Ramifications of the Occupation for Israeli Society

Izhak Schnell

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explores how the State of Israel has related with duplicity to the occupied territories. On the one hand it has preserved their legal status as occupied territories, while on the other ... More


The Expedition

Gwynne Tuell Potts

in George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life at Locust Grove

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178677
eISBN:
9780813178707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178677.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Weeks before Thomas Jefferson learned he had successfully purchased Louisiana, his secretary wrote William Clark to invite him to cocaptain an exploration of the territory. The preparations for the ... More


Lip rounding anticipatory control: crosslinguistically lawful and ontogenetically attuned

Aude Noiray, Marie-Agnès Cathiard, Lucie Ménard, and Christian Abry

in Speech Motor Control: New developments in basic and applied research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235797
eISBN:
9780191696671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235797.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter investigates the cross-language validity of the Movement Expansion Model (MEM) and its developmental relevance. The first part reports on a test of the classical rounding anticipatory ... More


Arguing until Doomsday: Stephen Douglas, Jefferson Davis, and the Struggle for American Democracy

Michael E. Woods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656397
eISBN:
9781469656410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656397.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As the sectional crisis gripped the United States, the rancor increasingly spread to the halls of Congress. Preston Brooks's frenzied assault on Charles Sumner was perhaps the most notorious evidence ... More


“no Revolution Required”

Jerome Kohn

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

It is strange to look for the origins of the 21st century financial crisis in 19th century imperialism. And yet, imperialism, as the politics of unlimited expansion of state power for private ... More


The Proper Expansion Principle

Michael G. Titelbaum

in Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658305
eISBN:
9780191748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658305.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the difficulties self-locating degrees of belief cause for traditional Bayesian modeling frameworks. It argues that these problems are caused not by Bayesianism’s view of the ... More


Applying (PEP)

Michael G. Titelbaum

in Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658305
eISBN:
9780191748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658305.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explains how to apply the Certainty-Loss Framework (CLF) to stories involving self-locating belief and context-sensitivity. This formal modeling framework and its distinctive updating ... More


Running and the Brain: Neurogenesis

Jay Schulkin

in Sport: A Biological, Philosophical, and Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176767
eISBN:
9780231541978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176767.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Begins with some of the conditions that set the stage for the act of running, and then look at neurogenesis, brain expansion, and longer-term consequences of running within a context of specific ... More


Ranking the File

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the organizational structure and daily functioning of FMLN guerrilla camps. FMLN camps were highly stratified by gender, yet former guerrillas insisted that gender equality was ... More


The Classical European ‘Standard of Civilization’

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops the thesis that Elias devoted too little attention to colonialism and to civilizing offensives to transform non-European peoples. To extend Elias’s explanation of the civilizing ... More


Civilization, Diplomacy and the Enlargement of International Society

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains how civilized standards were globalized as a result of the mimetic behaviour of non-European regimes. Top- down civilizing offensives in China, Japan, Siam, Russia and the ... More


Signatures of the Carboniferous The Literary Forms of Coal

Nathan K. Hensley and Philip Steer

in Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282128
eISBN:
9780823286034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282128.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay revises existing accounts of the Victorian novel by locating it within the coal-powered energy system that increasingly made it possible. Revisiting our most familiar accounts of ... More


The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The massive expansion of global aviation, its insatiable demand for airport capacity, and its growing contribution to carbon emissions, makes it a critical societal problem. Alongside traditional ... More


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