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The Nature Handbook: A Guide to Observing the Great Outdoors

Ernest H. Williams Jr. (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179293
eISBN:
9780199790470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179293.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This book is a field guide that explores and explains the patterns of nature, providing new insight into observations of the natural world. The text offers scientifically current explanations of more ... More


A Summing Up: Some Facets of Interdependence

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The concept of interdependence is the cornerstone of the ecological perspective. In biology, it represents the fundamental notion of life, particularly the exchange of nutrients and energy in an ... More


Ideas in Conflict: The Rise and Fall of New Views of Disease

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses some of the theories on which medicine has been based. It determines why theory is important, and how some ideas have been changing in modern times. The chapter discusses the ... More


Analysing teacher education policy: comparative and historical approaches

Moira Hulme

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter Moira Hulme offers a comparative, historical and ecological perspective on teacher education. The chapter begins by discussing the nature of comparative perspectives in analysing ... More


Justifying ‘green’ criminology: values and ‘taking sides’ in an ecologically informed social science

Gary R. Potter

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Green criminology remains something of a niche area within criminology. Green criminologists are accused of ignoring the criminological remit by focusing also on legal harmful behaviours, of ... More


Corporal Punishment in Ecological Perspective

James Garbarino

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the concept of developmental risk and opportunity through the sharpened focus of a systems approach to childhood experience. Such an helps to clarify the complexity faced in ... More


Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Michitake Aso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

How can a single tree species affect human projects on the scale of empires and nations? Rubber and the Making of Vietnam explores this question for the rubber tree in Vietnamese history. Dating back ... More


The role of vision in tuning anticipatory motor responses of the limbs

Francesco Lacquaniti, Mauro Carrozzo, and Nunzio Borghese

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0190
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter deals with the role of vision in tuning anticipatory motor responses of the limbs. Studies of visuomotor processing for spatio-temporal control of limb movements have most frequently ... More


Introduction

Michitake Aso

in Rubber and the Making of Vietnam: An Ecological History, 1897-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637150
eISBN:
9781469637174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637150.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

To explore the specifics of environment and labor in southern Vietnam, Rubber and the Making of Vietnam adopts a narrative arc that moves from the French colonial empire to the postcolonial ... More


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