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Pixels, Plots, and Parcels: Data Issues and Strategies

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch

in The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter uses a building metaphor and the image of a Greek temple façade to describe an empirical strategy for a transition to an ecology of cities using a patch dynamics approach. In the first ... More


Origin and Destination Effects on the Educational Careers of Second-generation Minorities

Herman G. Van De Werfhorst, Erika Van Elsas, and Anthony Heath

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We examine whether context matters for the integration of second-generation children of migrants into Western educational systems. Using data on ten destination countries and on five distinct ... More


Gender and Ethnic Inequalities across the Educational Career

Fenella Fleischmann

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines whether the second generation has assimilated to Western patterns of female advantage in education. In contrast to most industrialised societies, which have witnessed a change ... More


Gone Fishing: The Creation of the Comparative Agendas Project Master Codebook

Shaun Bevan

in Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835332
eISBN:
9780191872945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835332.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Every data-gathering effort is a story, often a horror story from the perspective of those that created it. This chapter presents a historical tale of the creation and logic behind the Comparative ... More


Multifactorial analyses

Tim Caro

in Zebra Stripes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The seven equid species and twenty subspecies have different striping patterns on various parts of their bodies. These areas were each coded for stripe number and intensity. Species’ and subspecies’ ... More


Westward Ho with Kholiwood: The Transnational Turn in the Neoliberal Marketplace

Richard Ellis

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay focuses on what Richard Ellis sees as three of the main overlapping trends of transnational “New American Studies.” He contemplates an intra-hemispheric approach to American Studies, a ... More


Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Thomas K. Rudel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

For the past three decades scientists have urged us to abandon fossil fuels as rapidly as possible. Despite these pleas, the global energy sector has retained a familiar profile, dominated by the use ... More


Radical Environmental Reforms in Comparative Perspective

Thomas K. Rudel

in Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Comparative historical analyses of the four instances of national-scale reform and the incipient global-scale reform underline several patterns. Both focusing and leveling events played important ... More


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