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The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Erich Goode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book addresses the matter of how social audiences, both formal agents of social control (the NYPD and the Park Enforcement Control) and the ordinary, everyday park-goer, react when they ... More


Panic on the Palatine

T. P. Wiseman

in The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Sections 114-157 of the translation: Josephus narrates the conspirators’ escape and the murderous reaction of Gaius’ German bodyguard, and gives a long description, evidently from an eye-witness ... More


Getting to Yes: August 11, 1993—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History

Set at the White House on August 11, 1993, the chapter reviews the Clinton administration and Pentagon’s decision-making in the days leading up to the August 11 Rose Garden ceremony to nominate ... More


Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Andrew Clarke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Temperature affects everything. It influences all aspects of the physical environment and governs any process that involves a flow of energy, setting boundaries on what an organism can or cannot do. ... More


Robespierre Mahomet

Ian Coller

in Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243369
eISBN:
9780300249538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243369.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes the caricature of Robespierre as a new “Mahomet” within a satirical play by Voltaire. The caricature suggests that he was both an impostor and a fanatic with the preternatural ... More


Afterword

Patrick McGuinness

in Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle France: From Anarchism to Action française

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198706106
eISBN:
9780191798207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706106.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Many of the themes that emerge from the final two chapters are to be found in the French far right after the foundation, in 1898, of Action française. It is argued here that Maurras brings, from his ... More


Dewey’s Constructivism: From The Reflex Arc Concept To Social Constructivism

Jim Garrison

in John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230181
eISBN:
9780823235339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230181.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents a constructivist reading of Dewey's work by establishing a line of development between Dewey's 1896 essay on the reflex arc and the social ... More


Wet Artificial Chemistries

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We will first examine some possible ways to build wet artificial cells and their components, starting with alternative nucleic acids and amino acids. Alternatives to the existing genetic code are ... More


Introduction

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The introduction to Artificial Chemistries discusses its root in Artificial Life research before explaining with a simple example from the mathematical area of Arithmetic what we can imagine under an ... More


Computing Chemical Reactions

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines various reactor algorithms that are frequently used in artificial chemistries. We contrast macroscopic, deterministic reaction algorithms and microscopic, stochastic reaction ... More


The Second Phase: Manus Island

Dean Aszkielowicz

in The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

When the Australian trials encountered logistical difficulties in 1947 and 1948, it came at a time when Australia’s allies were moving away from prosecutions and other measures to punish Japan. The ... More


Sakyo Komatsu’s Planetary Imagination: Reading Virus and The Day of Resurrection

Tatsumi Takayuki

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores major works of Sakyo Komatsu, one of the Founding Fathers of contemporary Japanese science fiction, with special emphasis on his 1964 novel The Day of Resurrection, along with ... More


The Tipping Point

Charles Yang

in The Price of Linguistic Productivity: How Children Learn to Break the Rules of Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035323
eISBN:
9780262336376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035323.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Using the Elsewhere Condition as a basic principle of language, as well as a performance/processing model, this chapters derives the mathematical principle of productivity dubbed the Tolerance ... More


Reaction Fronts: Detonations and Deflagrations

Luciano Rezzolla and Olindo Zanotti

in Relativistic Hydrodynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198528906
eISBN:
9780191746505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528906.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter is devoted to the treatment of relativistic reaction fronts, namely of those discontinuities in the flow undergoing chemical transformations with release of energy and heat. Two main ... More


Atomising

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The emergence of a new ‘cold’ war makes it difficult to write of ‘peace’ in the 1940s. However, this embryonic conflict introduced new preoccupations into the literary landscape of the decade, and ... More


Chemical Equilibrium

Christopher O. Oriakhi

in Chemistry in Quantitative Language: Fundamentals of General Chemistry Calculations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198867784
eISBN:
9780191904509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867784.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Quantum and Theoretical Chemistry

Chemical Equilibrium reviews the principles of equilibrium in systems of gases and liquids, starting with the concepts of reversible and irreversible reactions and dynamic equilibrium. The ... More


Beginnings: José “Cha Cha” Jiménez and the Roots of Rebellion

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1968, José “Cha Cha” Jiménez sat in solitary confinement wrestling with his record of recidivism. He was the leader of the Young Lords, a Puerto Rican and Mexican gang, which he’d joined to ... More


Evolution and Development

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

in Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The triad of genes, development, and environment is responsible for the adult phenotype of an individual organism. Developmental plasticity is the capacity to adjust the phenotype arising from a ... More


Self-Assembly and Beyond

Troy Shinbrot

in Biomedical Fluid Dynamics: Flow and Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812586
eISBN:
9780191850721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812586.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Effects of combining reaction with diffusion are examined, and the resulting self-assembly of ordered patterns is overviewed. Turing patterns and limit cycle oscillations are shown to result from ... More


Temperature and reaction rate

Andrew Clarke

in Principles of Thermal Ecology: Temperature, Energy, and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199551668
eISBN:
9780191847936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199551668.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

All other things being equal, physiological reaction rate increases roughly exponentially with temperature. Organisms that have adapted over evolutionary time to live at different temperatures can ... More


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