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Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Maxine Berg (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book brings together a number of the major historians now entering the field, and rethinking the way they write their histories. The book includes the reflections of China experts, historians of ... More


Place description, regional geography and area studies: the chorographic inheritance

Hugh Clout

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/9780197262863.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The uncertain relationship between studying regions (or places) and focusing on themes (or systematic processes) has characterised geography since the ancient Greeks, with ‘chorography’ being the ... More


Globalization, Mundialización: Civilizing Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some of the instances in which the denial of the denial of coevalness materializes itself by redressing and implementing long-lasting forces, sensibilities, and rationalities ... More


Global history: approaches and new directions

Maxine Berg

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter investigates timing and reasons for the ‘turn’ to global issues in historical writing. These have included dissatisfaction with the older frameworks of national histories and area ... More


Small-area studies: purpose and methods

J. Cuzick and P. Elliott

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses types of small-area studies and some problems of interpretation. These include studies of reports of disease excess (clusters) in specific localities without a putative source; ... More


Cancer incidence data for adults

A. J. Swerdlow

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the sources of cancer incidence data for small-area analyses, the data requirements for such analyses, and the issues that must be considered in interpreting the results. It ... More


The Seveso accident

P. A. Bertazzi, A. C. Pesatori, and C. Zocchetti

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes studies conducted on a population exposed to dioxin following an explosion at a chemical plant in Seveso, Italy. The available results failed to provide either fully ... More


Childhood leukaemia around the Sellafield nuclear plant

M. J. Gardner

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a case study of childhood leukaemia around the Sellafield nuclear installation in England. The original reports of excess mortality spurred a number of inquiries, and led to a ... More


Congenital anomalies

H. Dolk and P. De Wals

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses small-area studies of congenital anomalies. Topics covered include case ascertainment, accuracy of information, prevalence, geographical resolution, and role of specific ... More


Population counts in small areas

I. Diamond

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews data sources for small-area population counts and estimation methods in years when counts are not available. In countries where local population registers are available these ... More


Islamic Studies in US Universities

Charles Kurzman and Carl W. Ernst

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the locations and contexts for the development of Islamic studies in US universities. It attributes the field's growth in part to exaggerated concerns about national security. ... More


Cancer incidence data for children

G. J. Draper and D. M. Parkin

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the special problems and advantages of conducting small-area studies of the incidence of childhood cancer. Topics discussed include data sources, diagnostic classification ... More


Use of record linkage in small-area studies

E. Pukkala

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses record linkage in small-area studies. Record linkage refers to the combination of data items, often from different files, for a certain unit of observation. In epidemiology, ... More


Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Terence Wesley-Smith and Jon Goss (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book identifies the challenges facing area studies as an organized intellectual project in this era of globalization, focusing in particular on conceptual issues and implications for pedagogical ... More


Area Studies and the Decade after 9/11

Seteney Shami and Marcial Godoy-Anativia

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the complex intersection of intellectual, institutional, and political processes that have, after the events of 9/11, cumulatively contributed to the current state of area ... More


The Evolution of “Area Studies” in Japan: The Impact of Global Context and Institutional Setting

Lonny E. Carlile

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the evolution of area studies in Japan from the nineteenth century on and looks at how changing geopolitical considerations and institutional reforms have shaped contemporary ... More


An Area Studies Approach in European and Global Contexts: French Studies in Portsmouth

Emmanuel Godin and Tony Chafer

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of a new type of language degree by the staff of the School of Languages and Area Studies (SLAS) at Portsmouth Polytechnic. In the 1970s, the traditional model ... More


Soya bean as a risk factor for epidemic asthma

J. M. Antó and J. Sunyer

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a case study of asthma epidemics in Barcelona. It describes the analysis of twelve outbreaks identified by physicians between 1981 and 1986. In some circumstances, the ... More


Uses of the NRCT

MFG Murphy and AM Bayne

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In addition to the detailed descriptive analyses of childhood cancer incidence, survival and mortality that are presented in this book, the registry data have contributed to international studies of ... More


Middle East in Sociology, Sociology in the Middle East

Reşat Kasaba

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the post-9/11 environment, characterized by high security surveillance, the debates about the relationship between academic pursuits and political interests, and the related question of whether ... More


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