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Gendered Consequences of Vocational Training

Margarita Estévez-Abe

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter delves into the gendered effects of different training and educational systems. It poses the following three questions. Are some specific types of vocational training and educational ... More


Kindling

Andrew C. Scott

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198734840
eISBN:
9780191916847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734840.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

What does it take to make a fire? The factors underlying fire can be illustrated with a triangle, and five fire triangles, relevant to different scales in area and ... More


Before the Stone Age Existed

Anne O'Connor

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

What is the difference between temptation and geological time? The one is a wile of the devil and the other is a devil of a while. (Dawkins to Hughes, 17 March 1870: ... More


Dinosaur Extinction

J. David Archibald and David E. Fastovsky

in The Dinosauria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242098
eISBN:
9780520941434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242098.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The disappearance of nonavian dinosaurs is only a small part of a greater class of extinctions known as “mass extinctions.” Mass extinctions are global events characterized by unusually high rates of ... More


Later Tertiary Lorisiformes

Terry Harrison

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The lorisiformes are a group of strepsirrhine primates, comprising the extant galagos and lorisids, that are included together in the superfamily Lorisoidea. They share with other crown ... More


Historical background

Tony Hallam

in Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities: The causes of mass extinctions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198524977
eISBN:
9780191916434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198524977.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

Georges Cuvier has not been treated with much respect in the English-speaking world for his contributions to the study of Earth history. Charles Lyell is thought to ... More


Dinosaur Killer

James Lawrence Powell

in Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.003.0027
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the theory that meteorite impact was responsible for the extinction of dinosaurs on Earth. The Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary, or K-T, is the point in geological time at which the ... More


Out with a Bang

James Lawrence Powell

in Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.003.0028
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how the impact skeptics reacted to Luis Alvarez's theory that the mass extinctions of the dinosaurs and seventy percent of all species on the planet at the Cretaceous-Tertiary ... More


A directional history of life (1825–31)

in Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226731285
eISBN:
9780226731308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731308.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces how the history of life was coming to be seen ever more clearly as directional in character. Research on Tertiary faunas reinforced the increasing sense among geologists that the ... More


Geohistory in Retrospect (1833)

in Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226731285
eISBN:
9780226731308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731308.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents Charles Lyell's detailed reconstruction of geohistory, focused on the Tertiary era. His concept of the ever-changing composition of the Tertiary molluskan fauna, combined with ... More


Explaining erratics (1833–40)

in Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226731285
eISBN:
9780226731308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731308.003.0035
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The theory of a geological “deluge,” far from being in retreat during the 1830s, was being improved in the light of new ideas and new evidence. It was now fully uncoupled from its earlier association ... More


Developed Countries

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research in the economics of growth – both theoretical and empirical – has produced surprisingly few resilient results about policies that might promote long-run growth in economically advanced ... More


Justice as a Tertiary Prevention Strategy

Leigh Goodmark

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses the question, what is justice, in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) and examines the use of law and the legal system for the prevention of IPV revictimization ... More


Stratigraphy

James S. Dunbar

in Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Terrestrial, wetland, and underwater sediment types are the focus of chapter 2, and no consideration of stratigraphy would be complete without their examination. Archaeological research has reached ... More


Introduction

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The introduction sets out the main aims of the book, highlighting the complex relationship between ageing, health and care. It provides an overview of the theoretical orientation of the book, setting ... More


A Mediterranean history

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198835141
eISBN:
9780191872884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835141.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Mediterranean region has had a long and complex history. The phasing of three main historical elements forms a Mediterranean triptych: geology, climate, and human activities. The geological ... More


Human impacts and plant conservation

Ahmad Hegazy and Jonathan Lovett-Doust

in Plant Ecology in the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199660810
eISBN:
9780191820687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660810.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This chapter considers the challenges faced by plant conservation in the Middle East, outlining what is needed for successful conservation. It describes how humans are exacerbating the ongoing ... More


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