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Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

John Waldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

New York Harbor is a sprawling network of tidal bays, inlets, channels, and creeks set within both the broader Hudson Estuary and the urban matrix of New York City. Many natural habitats may be ... More


The Vessel: Bank and Bottom, Bulldozers and Blasts

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

New York Harbor has experienced profound physical alteration since the Colonial era. This includes dredged channels, filling of wetlands, creation of artificial islands, construction of piers and ... More


Changing Paradigms in Wildlife Conservation in India

Neema Pathak Broome, Shiba Desor, Ashish Kothari, and Arshiya Bose

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Until recently, conventional conservation paradigm and approach in India has been about establishment of a network of Protected Areas and policing them through undemocratic and top-down laws, ... More


The Working Poor: Maggie and Others in Austin

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about Maggie Segura. She was struggling. Her two-year-old daughter, Mary Frances, had been born with congenital problems—a bladder inside her bladder, malformed kidneys, and other ... More


Maggie: “Am I Doing the Right Thing?”

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Maggie Segura who talked about what happened in the nine years since the authors last saw her, for the George magazine assignment in 2000. It had been a rough time for her, ... More


Ecological Specialization and Generalization

Douglas J. Futuyma

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Anyone who is even slightly acquainted with plants or animals knows that different species inhabit different parts of the world, live in different habitats, and, in the case of animals, eat some ... More


In defence of the public city

Martin Coward

Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie, and Simon Winlow (eds)

in Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the predominant locus of human settlement and organisation — the city. In the 2006 UN Habitat, the United Nations' urban programme announced that the majority of the world's ... More


Tail Piece

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter seeks to identify what it means to be “totally naked” at the turn of the twenty-first century, an era in which synthetic body parts (cultured tissues) grow in glass “cages,” ... More


Conclusion

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyzes the years from 1965-1976 in Americus and Southwest Georgia. It discusses school integration and shifting race relations, the Student Interracial Ministry (SIM), the transition ... More


Waste in Translation: Global Ideas of Urban Waste Management in Local Practice

Zapata Patrik

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the translation of global narratives of waste management formulated by UN-Habitat into local waste practices in the Managua in Nicaragua. In the chapter, excerpts of two ... More


Not a Problem People: Rejecting Family Crisis in the 1970s and 1980s

Ted Ownby

in Hurtin' Words: Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647005
eISBN:
9781469647029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647005.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies several movements in the late 1970s and 1980s that rejected the idea that southern families were facing unique crises. Alex Haley’s popular Roots, several African American ... More


The Paradox of Influence

Steven P. Miller

in The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evangelicalism became the political and cultural baseline for measuring the status of religion in American public life. The dissemination of two influential metaphors—Richard John Neuhaus's “naked ... More


Land Use Policy

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Albert Hochbaum, whom we met in Chapter 3, was Leopold’s student and friend; Director of the Delta Duck Station in Manitoba, Canada; and a part-time collaborator on A Sand County Almanac. He also ... More


Geography, Learning, and Convergence

Andrew S. Cohen

in Manufacturing Culture: The Institutional Geography of Industrial Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233824
eISBN:
9780191916496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233824.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Biological processes form the basis for a rich source of information for paleolimnologists. Populations of organisms are sensitive to variations in their external environment, and this sensitivity ... More


The Biological Environment of Lakes

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Biological processes form the basis for a rich source of information for paleolimnologists. Populations of organisms are sensitive to variations in their external environment, and this sensitivity ... More


Cities, People, Planet

Herbert Girardet

in Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and Environmentalism: Consciousness of Connections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264520
eISBN:
9780191917554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264520.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

As urban areas become our primary habitat—three-quarters of the human population are expected to become city dwellers by around 2050 (Worldwatch Institute 2000)—it is of key importance to establish ... More


The 1990s

Alexander Gillespie

in The Long Road to Sustainability: The Past, Present, and Future of International Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198819516
eISBN:
9780191859960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819516.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1990s were very significant for the idea of sustainable development. This was the decade in which much of the ideological rhetoric which had marred a common view during most of the twentieth ... More


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