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Cell-cycle control

Baltazar D. Aguda and Avner Friedman

in Models of Cellular Regulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198570912
eISBN:
9780191718717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570912.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Signalling pathways control the cell-cycle engine by regulating transitions between phases in the cell cycle. These are transitions where putative decisions are made such as initiating DNA ... More


The Five Walls of Pharaoh

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Five Walls of Pharaoh in Deir al-Medina. It first considers the possibility that movement in the necropolis area was at least partially restricted and that the workmen ... More


Vulnerable Civilians: Coalition Checkpoints and the Perception of Hostile Intent

Thomas Gregory

in Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines civilian casualties at coalition checkpoints in Afghanistan and Iraq, focusing on the decision to use lethal force against individuals considered to be hostile. Drawing on the ... More


From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

Seth Brodsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520279360
eISBN:
9780520966505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279360.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What happened to musical modernism? When did it end? Did it end? This unorthodox Lacanian account of European New Music focuses on the unlikely year 1989, when New Music hardly takes center stage. ... More


Introduction: Excess, Illusion and the Border

Drew Paul

in Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction provides historical, theoretical, and cultural context for analysing the relationship between border spaces and literature and film. Beginning with a historical overview of borders ... More


The Illusion of the One-way Mirror: Filming the Checkpoint in Divine Intervention

Drew Paul

in Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Moving from documentary to fiction film, this chapter centres on Elia Suleiman’s film Divine Intervention (2002), which juxtaposes silent, repetitive scenes of mundane daily life with moments of ... More


Checkpoints: Racialized Practices of Suspicion

Ruth Streicher

in Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how checkpoints were the most obvious signs of the militarization of southern Thailand. In general terms, the installation of road blocks from the beginning of the conflict has ... More


Identity in Action: Peacebuilding as Category Formation

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the mechanisms and strategies through which the groups of study challenge, maintain, or transcend geopolitical and identity boundaries in the course of their peace and justice ... More


“We've Lost This Round”: Fragmentation and the “Piece” Process in 2008

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Drawing on fieldwork conducted in 2008, this chapter discusses events occurring between 2005 and 2008 that altered the socio-political, economic, and geographical context for Israeli and Palestinian ... More


The Production of Borders

Mila Dragojević

in Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739828
eISBN:
9781501739835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739828.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the second mechanism that triggers the formation of amoral communities: the production of borders. When moderates are excluded through social ostracism, threats, violence, or ... More


Political Geographies: Promoting, Contesting, and Purifying Nature

Tariq Jazeel

in Sacred Modernity: Nature, Environment and the Postcolonial Geographies of Sri Lankan Nationhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318863
eISBN:
9781846319976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318863.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses key material and discursive contestations over Ruhuna National Park's meaning during Sri Lanka's recent civil war. From the late 1980s to the early 2000s, Ruhuna was subject to ... More


“They Really Damaged Me”: The Father

Catherine E. Bolten

in I Did It to Save My Life: Love and Survival in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273788
eISBN:
9780520953536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273788.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

A newlywed confronted the horror of occupation while caring for his aging parents and pregnant wife. Framing his narrative carefully as one of avoiding the possibility of collaboration, the young man ... More


The Agents

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author spends a day at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas. Located 90 miles north of the border, it is one of the busiest checkpoints in the U.S., with about ... More


“It’s Not Because of the English”: Literacy Lives of the Young

Kate Vieira

in American by Paper: How Documents Matter in Immigrant Literacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697519
eISBN:
9781452954226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697519.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The young adults in Chapter Four experienced blocked upward mobility, but not because of lack of English literacy, as is usually thought. Instead, their problem was papers. This chapter describes how ... More


Tamil Speech and Ethnic Conflict in Public Spaces

Christina P. Davis

in The Struggle for a Multilingual Future: Youth and Education in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190947484
eISBN:
9780190947514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947484.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 6 investigates the performative force of speaking Tamil in public spaces in Kandy and Colombo. It shows how Tamils used Sinhala and avoided Tamil to conceal or mitigate their ethnic identity. ... More


The US-Mexico Checkpoint

Thomas Nail

in Theory of the Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the checkpoint border regime at the US-Mexico border. The function of the checkpoint is not to juridically enclose and link increasingly large and unpredictable oscillatory ... More


The Checkpoint I

Thomas Nail

in Theory of the Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The fourth and final border regime analyzed in this book is the checkpoint. The checkpoint adds a further form of kinetic social division to the previous regimes, and in particular responds to the ... More


The Checkpoint II

Thomas Nail

in Theory of the Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the other two major kinds of checkpoints: the security checkpoint and the information checkpoint. The security checkpoint is the defensive limit border that emerged in the ... More


Occupying the West Bank: The Price of Success (2003–Today)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's occupation of the West Bank since 2003, along with its counterterrorism operations against Palestinians in the area. It begins with a discussion of Israel's decision ... More


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