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The very basis of our existence*: Labour and the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development

Beate Sjåfjell

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the neglected environmental dimension of sustainable development. It argues that ecological sustainable development as the new law is not only supported by normative necessity ... More


The organism–environment relationship: Ecological niches, adaptation, eco-devo, and niche construction

Sonia E. Sultan

in Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199587070
eISBN:
9780191814013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587070.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology

As G. G. Simpson wrote, organisms and their environments are “not really separable.” This chapter examines the biologically intimate organism–environment relationship. It begins by critiquing the ... More


The environmental context of development

Sonia E. Sultan

in Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199587070
eISBN:
9780191814013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587070.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology

Individual development unfolds through a dynamic interplay of regulatory elements, including environmental inputs. This chapter provides a general overview of the mechanisms currently understood to ... More


Mechanisms of plasticity: Eco-devo pathways as environmental cue and response systems

Sonia E. Sultan

in Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199587070
eISBN:
9780191814013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587070.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology

Plastic eco-devo responses result from mechanistically diverse cue and response systems, in which an organism perceives some aspect of its environment as an informational cue that is transduced to ... More


Musical Identities, Resilience, and Wellbeing: The Effects of Music on Displaced Children in Colombia

Gloria P. Zapata Restrepo and David J. Hargreaves

in Handbook of Musical Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199679485
eISBN:
9780191759994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679485.003.0040
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

After more than 40 years of civil conflict in Colombia, Latin America’s second most populous country, government, and guerrillas are now engaged in peace dialogues, seeking ways to end the conflict. ... More


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