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The geographical underpinning of society and its radical transition *

David Rhind

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Maps and mapping are the manifestation of geography for the great bulk of the population. These play a key role in society and underpin many functions of the state. The situation is particularly ... More


A Bridge Too Far?: Critical Remarks on the Concept of “Infrastructure” in Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Information Systems

Charlotte P. Lee and Kjeld Schmidt

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The study of computing infrastructures has grown significantly due to the rapid proliferation and ubiquity of large-scale IT-based installations. At the same time, recognition has also grown of the ... More


The History of Vegetation Classification and Mapping in California

Todd Keeler-Wolf

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the history and development of mapping and classification of vegetation, first describing early mapping efforts of California's vegetation in the late 1800s and in the early ... More


A Changing Cultural Landscape: Settlement Survey and Gis at Chan

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the settlement and chronology of the Maya farming community of Chan. Two key techniques from archaeology, settlement survey and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), allowed ... More


Anchor or Shipwreck? The United Center and Economic Development in West Haven

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 begins by cataloguing the reasons many offered for celebrating the United Center as a new breed of large-scale urban redevelopment project. First, it injected much needed private funds for ... More


Childcare markets in the US: supply and demand, quality and cost, and public policy

Laura Stout Sosinsky

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter addresses the U.S. childcare market in terms of its two-fold functions, to support child development and to support parental labour market participation, and in terms of how well it ... More


Community Memory: The First Public-Access Social Media System

Lee Felsenstein

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Community Memory was the first public-access social media system, opening without advance notice on August 8, 1973 in Berkeley, California. Designed and programmed by members of a nonprofit company ... More


“Practice Theory”: A Critique

Kjeld Schmidt

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Areas of research such as Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Information Systems (IS), and Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) are interdisciplinary by virtue of their particular research ... More


Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Steven A. Wernke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book presents a spatially integrated archaeological and ethnohistorical examination of how successive colonial Inka and Spanish colonial rule in the Andes was locally experienced and transformed ... More


The Politics of Exit

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter explores two facets of the exit from Alexandria public schooling: the move to private schooling under Massive Resistance and the dynamics of white flight in the early 1970s. Both aspects ... More


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