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The Switch in Industrial Leadership

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Korea has diversified from less to more complex diversified industries in a nonlinear fashion. This chapter suggests that cotton spinning and weaving, South Korea's leading sector in terms of ... More


“No Need Cement”

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the mid-1990s, a proposal by the Pangasinan Cement Corporation to build a cement plant and sprawling industrial center in Bolinao, Pangasinan, split the fishing town, which is the home of the ... More


Fasteners for quartz pendulum rods

Robert James Matthys

in Accurate Clock Pendulums

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529712
eISBN:
9780191712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529712.003.0025
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter describes five different ways of fastening things to a quartz pendulum rod. To connect to a metal rod, a hole is drilled in it or a thread is cut on it. But how do you fasten something ... More


Primary Air Pollutants and CO2 Emissions from Cement Production in China

Yu Lei, Qiang Zhang, Chris P. Nielsen, and Kebin He

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China is the largest cement-producing and cement-consuming country in the world today. The cement industry plays an important role in emissions of many air pollutants in China. This study estimates ... More


Innovation in the Marble and Granite Industry: Upcycle of Marble and Granite Wastes

Rania Hamza and Salah El-Haggar

in Sustainability and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166471
eISBN:
9781617976803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166471.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The dimension-stones industry is one of the oldest and largest industries worldwide. There are two main classes of rocks: calcareous and siliceous. The calcareous material, or marble, includes the ... More


Introduction

Dominic Head

in Ian McEwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This volume analyzes the works of British novelist Ian McEwan. It considers the problematic claim that McEwan is possibly the most significant of a number of writers who have resuscitated the link ... More


Shock-lit: the short stories and The Cement Garden

Dominic Head

in Ian McEwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyzes the literature of shock embodied in Ian McEwan's novel The Cement Garden. It suggests that the cement garden is a clear metaphor for the urban desolation of the character of ... More


In the Belly of the Barque

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter recounts the author's participation in the Egyptian excavation site in Tura. The name Tura is notorious in all of Egypt. A few kilometers south of Cairo lies the state prison where ... More


Earth: Minerals to Materials

John Evans

in Elements of a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827832
eISBN:
9780191866562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827832.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The periodicity shown by selected elements in the s-, p-, d- and f-blocks in the Periodic Table is considered. The particular elements chosen include those with significant levels of use that can ... More


“No One Lives There”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the changes in the status quo in the Alto Balsas communities. The movement of migratory workers to the United States as well as the craft boom changed the existing status quo in ... More


The Concrete Dodecahedron: The Political Economy of Coal, Design, and the Landscape

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter revolves around a silo destined for coal storage, made of concrete and shaped as a dodecahedron. Eduardo Torroja designed it for the entrance to the new structural and engineering ... More


16

Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter argues that the reason why our natural environment has taken such a hit over the generations is it has been thought of and dealt with in pieces, chopped up into segments that can easily ... More


Why Causation Cannot Be the Cement of the Universe

Mariam Thalos

in Without Hierarchy: The Scale Freedom of the Universe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917648
eISBN:
9780199980345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917648.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Causality is connected in philosophical literature with the idea of locality. This chapter proposes allowing causation to retain this association while surrendering the language of causation in ... More


Setting the Scene: Ethiopia’s Industrial Policies and Performance

Arkebe Oqubay

in Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739890
eISBN:
9780191802829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739890.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 3 maps out the history and foundations of policymaking in Ethiopia. Economic growth has been impressive although structural transformation lags far behind, and manufacturing has played an ... More


Cementing Development? Uneven Development in an Import-Substitution Industry

Arkebe Oqubay

in Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739890
eISBN:
9780191802829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739890.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a sector-specific analysis of the uneven development of cement production—a strategic import-substitution industry driven by and contributing to the growth of the domestic ... More


Materials That Come from the Earth

Peter Rez

in The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Many of the materials used are ultimately derived from things extracted from the earth. There is always an energy-intensive step of converting the oxide as found in the earth’s crust to the element ... More


Tort Liability

Richard Adelstein

in The Exchange Order: Property and Liability as an Economic System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190694272
eISBN:
9780190694302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694272.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Torts are involuntary seizures of entitlements of a certain kind in a particular exchange environment, and tort liability attempts to ensure that tortfeasors compensate their victims for the costs ... More


Nature of Soil Erodibility

Robert F. Keefer

in Handbook of Soils for Landscape Architects

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121025
eISBN:
9780197561270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121025.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Inherent properties of a soil determine the extent to which that soil will erode. These properties are soil texture, soil structure, soil permeability, and the amount of soil organic matter. Soil ... More


Principles of management of the badly broken down tooth

Avijit Banerjee and Timothy F. Watson

in Pickard's Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198712091
eISBN:
9780191916779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712091.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

This textbook has covered the common causes of broken down teeth: dental caries, tooth wear, and trauma. In addition, long-term failure of parts, or all, of the existing tooth–restoration complex ... More


Glacial and Periglacial Environments

Philip Hughes and Jamie Woodward

in The Physical Geography of the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199268030
eISBN:
9780191919305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199268030.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Traditionally, glacial and periglacial geomorphology has not featured prominently in discussions about the physical geography of the Mediterranean basin. It is now clear, however, that on numerous ... More


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