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Why Negotiate? Why Mediate?: The Purpose of South Sudanese Peacemaking

Sophia Dawkins

in Making and Breaking Peace in Sudan and South Sudan: The Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266953
eISBN:
9780191938191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266953.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

When civil war swept South Sudan in December 2013, mediators and political elites embarked on an eighteen-month peace process. This produced seven agreements signed and broken as belligerents ... More


Introduction

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epidemic streets haunted nineteenth-century Britain. From them, the Victorians feared, epidemic diseases would escape to ravage the rest of society. The contributions of epidemiology, and of the ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Structural Violence in ecological systems

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The final substantive chapter explores the structural violence in the fishing industry. The circumstances of the wreck of the fishing boat Kathryn Jane and the death of her crew are examined in ... More


Safety

Tee L. Guidotti

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Safety, or safety science, refers to the application of technology, behavioral science and administrative controls to prevent incidents resulting in injury, property loss and lost productivity. ... More


Introduction

David J. Stewart

in The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces sailoring as a distinct occupational culture. One of the problems of trying to study maritime culture from the past is the absence of written records. This study circumvents ... More


What Kills Our Kids?

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter asks what kills children and what people can do about it. One of the greatest triumphs in health over the past century has been the dramatic decrease in childhood mortality, yet children ... More


The Downside of Drinking

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0060
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses five potential reasons as to why alcohol, an ancient substance, seems to have become newly hazardous. First, the alcohol industry continues to be powerful and savvy. Industry ... More


The Spanish American Bubble and Britain’s Crisis of Informal Empire, 1822–6

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes a look at the conflicting ways British literature, periodicals and popular entertainments increased, critiqued and eventually denied the nation's Spanish American mania. It shows ... More


The Intervention Component: X( It)

David McDowall, Richard McCleary, and Bradley J. Bartos

in Interrupted Time Series Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190943943
eISBN:
9780190943981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943943.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Chapter 4 introduces the full ARIMA intervention model. Most substantive theories specify the intervention as an exogenous dichotomy. A Box-Tiao transfer function then distributes the intervention's ... More


That Voodoo That You Do So Well: Mighty Aphrodite

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The good-feelings aura of Manhattan Murder Mystery was undermined by the lack of any real creativity in that movie; the Greek chorus framing Mighty Aphrodite and thematically connected to its search ... More


A double dose of death in Iginio Ugo Tarchetti’s ‘I fatali’

Christina Petraglia

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter posits a psychoanalytic reading of Iginio Ugo Tarchetti’s short story ‘I fatali’ (‘The Fated Ones’) published posthumously in the collection Racconti fantastici (Fantastic Tales) ... More


Introduction

Sarah LeFanu

in Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction provides a contextualizing synopsis of the involvement of the three protagonists, Kipling, Kingsley and Conan Doyle, in the Anglo-Boer War, and flags up the experiences that they ... More


War in Iraq versus Containment

Steven J. Davis, Kevin M. Murphy, and Robert H. Topel

in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012812
eISBN:
9780262255387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012812.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the cost of the war in Iraq. It investigates the resources required to contain a hostile Iraqi government had the U.S. and coalition partners not intervened and evaluates the ... More


This Is Your Brain on Football: The Framing of a Concussion Crisis

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A decline in severe football injuries and fatalities after the 1970s helped make it possible for another concern to come into focus: that trauma to players’ brains, even if it did not result in death ... More


Macbeth's Deeds

Millicent Bell

in Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares Macbeth with King Lear, which also has its ultimate source in myth. Macbeth shows, like many folk tales, the fatality of such confident anticipation of what will happen. However ... More


Intervention Modeling

Richard McCleary, David McDowall, and Bradley J. Bartos

in Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190661557
eISBN:
9780190661595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661557.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The general AutoRegressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) model can be written as the sum of noise and exogenous components. If an exogenous impact is trivially small, the noise component can be ... More


Demonic Demographics

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

in After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Between 100 B.C. and about A.D. 1600, global populations doubled from around 300 million to more than 600 million people. The second doubling in world population was very much faster. It occurred ... More


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