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Protection: Coping with and Remaking Disruptive Environments

Erin Metz McDonnell

in Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that interstitial niches face ample environmental challenges and therefore engage in considerable work to protect themselves. Even when niches concentrate distinctive staff whose ... More


Postscript

Tongdong Bai

in Against Political Equality: The Confucian Case

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195995
eISBN:
9780691197463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195995.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter offers a synthetic answer for environmental and technological challenges. After all, if we keep expanding Confucian care, it will go beyond even animals, and eventually reach ... More


Society’s Grand Challenges: What Role for Services?

Andy Neely

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Society faces significant grand challenges—demographic, economic, and environmental. This chapter explores the role that services might play in helping address these grand challenges. The chapter ... More


The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

William R Burch, Gary E Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This is a landmark book that strives to provide both grand theory and practical application, innovatively describing the structure and dynamics of human ecosystems. As the world faces ever more ... More


Desert Tourism and Environmental Challenges

David Sims and Timothy Mitchell

in Egypt's Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166686
eISBN:
9781617976544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the history of the rapid expansion of tourism investments and tourist establishments and on the desert shorelines of the Mediterranean and Red Sea, the environmental challenges ... More


Ecologies of Rule: African Environments and the Climate of Neoliberalism

Michael J. Watts

in The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772805
eISBN:
9780814723562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772805.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter lays out the impact neoliberalism has had in Africa—weakened states, subjection to global markets with relatively weak local institutions. But though Africa is in many ways an extreme ... More


Challenging nursing spaces

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The creation of spaces conducive to healing is a critical aspect of the provision of good nursing care. The nursing sisters of the British Army, having trained in the British hospital system would ... More


From Senses to Sensory Ecology

Graham R. Martin

in The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

The sensory information available to birds differs markedly between species and it is important to make sense of this diversity in the context of the species’ ecology and behaviour. It is clear that ... More


Introduction

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the current environmental challenges to carbon emissions. Such emissions have resulted in drastic climatic changes leading to terrible consequences. World leaders confronted ... More


Motivations, Expectations, and Tribulations

C. Riley Augé

in The Archaeology of Magic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066110
eISBN:
9780813058597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066110.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Beginning with a brief explanation of British geographical origins and circumstances, this chapter proceeds to explain the motivations, expectations, and tribulations that contributed to the Puritan ... More


Auditory-Based Communication Skills

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes how practitioners can design activities to improve adolescent skills via assessment, counseling, education, and guidance. It explains how to encourage adolescents to recognize ... More


Settlement and Competition in Iron Age I Canaan: An Archaeological, Political, and Social Perspective

Victor H. Matthews

in The History of Bronze and Iron Age Israel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190231149
eISBN:
9780190231187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190231149.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the forces (environmental, economic, and political) that contributed to the nearly complete transformation of the eastern Levant at the end of the Late Bronze Age, including the ... More


Where We Live, Work, and Play

Sandro Galea

in The Contagion Next Time

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on place, which is one of the key factors that determines whether or not we can live a healthy life, for the simple fact that place is a ubiquitous exposure. It first provides an ... More


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