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Physical–ecological cognition

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Physical cognition refers to mental abilities utilized during problem solving that are provided by the non-living environment. This chapter reviews the limited evidence on how dogs orient in their ... More


The Rising in the East Riding

R. W. Hoyle

in The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208747
eISBN:
9780191716980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208747.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The rising in the East Riding was nothing more than a northwards extension of the Lincolnshire rebellion. This opinion was held by no less than Robert Aske himself. News of events in Lincolnshire was ... More


The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Stephen J. Ball

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Education is a key political issue, and is seen as a crucial factor in ensuring economic productivity and competitiveness. This book offers an analysis of the flood of government initiatives and ... More


The enemy within

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates that America in the 1940s and 1950s was marked by idealism and creativity as much as fear and risk, motives that mingled in an unprecedented expansion of governmental ... More


Comparative Spatial Cognition: Processes in Landmark- and Surface-Based Place Finding

Marcia L. Spetch and Debbie M. Kelly

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It is hardly surprising that various sophisticated cognitive mechanisms for spatial memory and navigation have been identified in animals ... More


Conclusion: The New Local Government

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reviews three strands of the government's democratic renewal programme: the ‘best value’ regime to replace compulsory competitive tendering; the reform of executive structures, including ... More


Knighting Elms

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau’s love of trees led him to romanticize them and to invest them with noble qualities he thought society lacked. As Concord’s rural character began to fade, Thoreau used trees as symbols of a ... More


God’s Angriest Man: Carl McIntire, Neoevangelicalism, and the Long-Lingering Fundamentalist Fires

Heather Hendershot

in What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Carl McIntire who is an outspoken Nixon hater that saw the president’s rapprochement with China as nothing more than high treason. McIntire used his radio station, WXUR, his ... More


Aurora Dawn

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Early years of Randy Shilts’s life in Aurora, Illinois are explored, struggles with physical abuse from an alcoholic mother, and frequently absent father. Information about the Shilts family and ... More


Partners in regeneration

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the plethora of structures involved in the regeneration of east Manchester: Manchester City Council and its related Manchester Partnership; New East Manchester which also drew ... More


What works in east Manchester? Evaluation in theory and in practice

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the methodological difficulties in evaluating the effectiveness of regeneration initiatives before providing an evaluation of the east Manchester initiative which provides ... More


Enabling conditions for communities and universities to work together: a journey of university public engagement

Marina Chang and Gemma Moore

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter provides a context for the evolution of the concept of public engagement within the UK higher education sector focusing on a specific initiative: the Beacons for Public Engagement ... More


Maroon

Lowell Duckert

in Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679973
eISBN:
9781452948737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679973.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

From Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, comes aurora borealis and aurora australis, winds of the north and south that speak of beginnings. Auroras are places where light and magnetism meet. Their ... More


Tower-naves, lordly towers, and the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy

Michael G. Shapland

in Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809463
eISBN:
9780191846816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809463.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter traces the construction of tower-naves at lordly residences during the late tenth and eleventh centuries, as part of a wider tradition of aristocratic tower construction in late ... More


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