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Public Values: Multiattribute-Utility Measurement for Social Decision Making

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter defines the problem of public values and summarizes some of the difficulties of present approaches to its solution. It then presents a technology, based on ideas drawn from contemporary ... More


Monitoring the Abolition of the International Slave Trade: Slave Registration in the British Caribbean

Stanley L. Engerman

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter deals with the background and implementation of the registration of slaves on the island of Trinidad after 1813. Registration was introduced by James Stephen in the British Colonial ... More


Malaria and Rome: A History of Malaria in Ancient Italy

Robert Sallares

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248506
eISBN:
9780191714634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248506.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is the first comprehensive study of malaria in ancient Italy since the research of the distinguished Italian malariologist, Angelo Celli, in the early 20th century. It demonstrates the ... More


Impacts

Peter Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568704
eISBN:
9780191717536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568704.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the human benefits from mangrove and seagrass ecosystems. Topics covered include direct and indirect uses of mangroves, coastal protection, ecotourism, sustainable management, ... More


A Motley Company: Differing Identities among Euro-Africans in Eighteenth-Century Elmina

NATALIE EVERTS

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Euro-Africans along the Gold Coast figure as a somewhat obscure minority in contemporary European literature. Perhaps this can be attributed to the kinship system of the coastal Akan that dominated ... More


Watchdogs of the Sea: Bantay Dagat

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/9780195135114.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Philippines depends on its coastal coral reef fisheries as a critical source of livelihood and seafood for both export and domestic consumption. By the mid-1990s, these fisheries had been ... More


Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Thomas J. Osborne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There are moments when we forget how fortunate we are to have the California coast. The state is home to 1,100 miles of uninterrupted coastline defined by long stretches of beach and jagged rocky ... More


De Rationibus est Disputandum: Profiling “Warm-glowers”

Paulo A. L. D. Nunes and Laura Onofri

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores econometric analysis for capturing the relationship between a motivational variable, ‘warm glow’ for the provision of an environmental public good, and socio-economic ... More


Evolution and Systematics of the Atlantic Tree Rats, Genus Phyllomys (Rodentia, Echimyidae), With Description of Two New Species

Yuri Leite

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098497
eISBN:
9780520916074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098497.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This study focuses on the Atlantic Forest tree rats of the genus Phyllomys (Rodentia: Echimyidae), one of the most poorly understood mammal genera inhabiting the coastal rain forests Brazil, the most ... More


Forces Shaping China's Interprovincial Inequality

Kai‐yuen Tsui

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the forces that shaped China's interprovincial inequality in the last five decades of communist rule. It proposes a framework under which a change in total inequality can be ... More


Financial Development, Growth, and Regional Disparity in Post‐Reform China

Zhicheng Liang

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Deepening financial development and rapid economic growth in China have been accompanied by widening income disparity between the coastal and inland regions. This chapter examines the impacts of ... More


Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea: Expeditionary Operations in World Politics

James Kraska

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199773381
eISBN:
9780199895298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773381.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyzes the evolving rules governing freedom of the seas and their impact on expeditionary operations in the littoral, near-shore coastal zone. Coastal state practice and international law ... More


Protecting California’s Coast

David Vogel

in California Greenin': How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196176
eISBN:
9781400889594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter begins by exploring the conflicts over Southern California's beaches and coastal areas and then turns to efforts to protect the San Francisco Bay and the entire Pacific coast. In ... More


Co‐Management as a New Approach to Regulation of Common Property Resources

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper focuses on the co-management approach to regulating common property resources. The nature of co-management arrangements or contracts, and applications of co-management in various ... More


Community Arrangements to Overcome Market Failures: Pooling Groups in Japanese Fisheries

Jean‐Philippe Platteau and Erika Seki

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the rationale and the viability of pooling arrangements in coastal fisheries in Japan. It is shown that the advantages of coordination and joint operation associated with ... More


The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using archaeology as a tool for understanding long-term ecological and climatic change, this volume synthesizes current knowledge about the ways Native Americans interacted with their environments ... More


Losing Ground: Identity and Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana

David M. Burley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734881
eISBN:
9781621034971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

What is it like to lose your front porch to the ocean? To watch saltwater destroy your favorite fishing holes? To see playgrounds and churches subside and succumb to brackish and rising water? The ... More


The Development of Asante Administration of Dutch and Elmina Affairs, II: Coastal Residents and Court Officials, 1817–1873

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter continues the examination of Asante administrative development, starting with the period of the Elmina residency, and following the changes in administrative practice which may be ... More


SIS Sources for Strategic Appreciations

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which focuses on the intelligence on sources used by the British to appreciate the German Army and German strategic plans, reveals that practically none of the agents in the SIS network ... More


Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes

F. Brian Eddy and Richard D. Handy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199540945
eISBN:
9780191774584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540945.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Over two thirds of the earth's surface is covered by water, and adaptation to the aquatic habitats dominated the first 150 to 200 million years of vertebrate development. More than half the living ... More


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