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Power and Space II: Maintaining Control

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

Maintaining control once it had been established required rulers to pre-empt or suppress indigenous revolts, defend their frontiers against external threats, and prevent regional commanders, ... More


Implementing management for long-term sustainability

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter looks at how to implement management plans, monitor their conservation effectiveness and value for money, and ensure that they are resilient for the long term. Effective decision-making ... More


Mapping Strategy

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on mapping corporate strategy and its application to an analysis of the recent strategies pursued by five large UK corporations, namely, Cadbury Schweppes, Thorn EMI, Ladbroke, ... More


History Lessons

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the national histories of the six Southeast Asian countries through the lens of mainstream history as it has been produced and reproduced in textbooks, official histories, and ... More


Furthering Dissemination and Implementation Research: The Need for More Attention to External Validity

Lawrence W. Green and Mona Nasser

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter raises questions about the reliability of much “evidence-based practice” disseminated from the original studies and systematic reviews of those studies, insofar as they were often ... More


Behind Beliefs: Hard Interests, Soft Illusions

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the core evaluative beliefs about the United States held by members of the foreign policy community in Southeast Asia and argues that they are driven by the political and ... More


Causation and Causal Claims

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

in Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores the philosophy of science surrounding warrants for causal claims, how researchers can use quantitative data to create causal knowledge, and how to evaluate the validity of ... More


Afterword

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the defense industry in the Soviet Union during the regime of Joseph Stalin. It suggests that defense issues were at the core of ... More


Protecting health

John Ashton

in Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the concept of health protection, defines its scope, and illustrates how health protection may be needed in relation to a wide range of issues with specific examples that the ... More


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