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An Exception in Eurasia

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the international politics of the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry, arguing that it is a significant exception to the wider pattern of Russian-Western geopolitical competition in ... More


Vietnam in U.S.-Soviet Back Channels, November 1971–April 1972

Richard A. Moss

in Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Détente

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813167879
eISBN:
9780813167909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167879.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the centrality of Vietnam in U.S.-Soviet back channels. By 1971, the White House had used a combination of private and public channels to convey to the Kremlin the deadlocked ... More


At the Summit, Achieving Détente

Richard A. Moss

in Nixon's Back Channel to Moscow: Confidential Diplomacy and Détente

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813167879
eISBN:
9780813167909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167879.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

The Moscow Summit ushered in a period of détente, and the summit itself was a product of the Kissinger-Dobrynin back channel. The back channel became both a brake and an accelerator to moderate the ... More


Phenotypic Plasticity

Massimo Pigliucci

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/9780195131543.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Phenotypic plasticity is the property of a genotype to produce different phenotypes in response to different environmental conditions (Bradshaw 1965; Mazer and Damuth, this volume, chapter 2). ... More


The Evolutionary Ecology of Movement

Hugh Dingle and Marcel Holyoak

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/9780195131543.003.0025
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Organisms move, and their movement can take place by walking, swimming, or flying; via transport by another organism (phoresy); or by a vehicle such as wind or current (Dingle 1996). The functions ... More


Pesticide Resistance

John A. McKenzie

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/9780195131543.003.0034
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Biological control, sterile insect release, autocidal control and genetically modified crops have made, and will continue to make, important contributions to specific programs of integrated pest ... More


Levitsky and Way and Competitive Authoritarianism: Leverage, Linkage and Organisational Power

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter charts and explains Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way’s celebrated model for explaining regime transition. It is divided into four sections. The first provides an overview of the dimensions ... More


Tunisia

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on Levitsky and Way’s model, this chapter offers a sophisticated assessment of Tunisia’s political liberalisation. Of all the region’s countries, it alone emerged from the Arab Spring ... More


Algeria

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on Levitsky and Way’s model, this chapter advances an innovative explanation for the endurance of Algeria’s competitive authoritarian order. Like its Moroccan and Mauritanian counterparts ... More


Morocco

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on Levitsky and Way’s model, this chapter provides an original explanation of the endurance of Morocco’s competitive authoritarian order. Levitsky and Way argue that the country is an ... More


Mauritania

J.N.C. Hill

in Democratisation in the Maghreb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on Levitsky and Way’s model, this chapter advances a nuanced explanation of the survival of Mauritania’s competitive authoritarian order. Just a few years before the protests began, the ... More


Behavioural Crime Linkage in Rape and Sexual Assault Cases

Amy Burrell and Matthew Tonkin

in Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Behavioural crime linkage (BCL) analyses offender crime scene behaviour with the aim of identifying groups of crimes that share similar (and distinctive) behaviours. This allows police to infer that ... More


Pointing the Way to Additional Topics

Áki J. Láruson and Floyd A. Reed

in Population Genetics with R: An Introduction for Life Scientists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198829539
eISBN:
9780191868092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829539.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter highlights many of the concepts that are important to understanding modern-day population genetics research and explains that while they may not have been covered in this ... More


Obtaining Robust Causal Evidence from Observational Studies: Can Genetic Epidemiology Help?

George Davey Smith

in Causality and Psychopathology: Finding the Determinants of Disorders and their Cures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199754649
eISBN:
9780197565650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754649.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Observational epidemiological studies have clearly made important contributions to understanding the determinants of population health. However, there have been high-profile problems with this ... More


Rare Variant Approaches to Understanding the Causes of Complex Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Matthew W. State

in Causality and Psychopathology: Finding the Determinants of Disorders and their Cures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199754649
eISBN:
9780197565650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754649.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The distinction between genetic variation that is present in more than 5% of the population (defined as common) and genetic variation that does not meet this threshold (defined as rare) is often ... More


Psychiatric causes of maternal deaths: Lessons from the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths

Margatet R. Oates

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0028
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The UK Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths, published triennially, are over 50 years old. Its forebears are even older; enquiries into maternal deaths began early in the 19th century in ... More


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