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Breaking Ties, Building Fences: Making War on the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the decade of war that included both the Mexican Revolution and the United States' participation in the First World War, describing how war transformed the border from a site of ... More


Impacts of Forest Management on Amphibians

Rochelle B. Renken

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0048
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Researchers with the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Forest Service, and cooperating universities (University of Missouri-Columbia, ... More


Fencing Arizona: Meditations on a Wall

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the history and vision of the U.S.–Mexico barrier wall, in particular the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which allowed for 700 additional miles of fencing to be constructed along ... More


: JJ’s Second Marriage

Robert Brenneman

in Homies and Hermanos: God and Gangs in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753840
eISBN:
9780199918836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753840.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Why would a pistol-packing, tattoo-bearing “homie” trade in his gun for a Bible and the buttoned-down lifestyle of an evangelical hermano? Why is evangelical religion attractive to gang members? This ... More


On the Eve of Doi Moi Reform (1975–1986)

David W. P. Elliott

in Changing Worlds: Vietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195383348
eISBN:
9780199979172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383348.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the impact of “fence breaking” defiance of party and government attempts to enforce central planning in the economy on preparing the ground for post–Cold War “new thinking.”


Happiness in Crime: In this delicious era of ours, when you hear a true story, you have to assume that the Devil dictated it.

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Another elaborately framed tale, this one is about an adulterous couple obsessed with fencing, with each other, and with murder. There is a love triangle, consisting of an aristocratic husband, his ... More


The Western Chinese City

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0039
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter tours the Western Chinese City. It begins by walking south of the Zheng Yang Gate towards the commercial and entertainment district of Old Peking called the Great Bamboo Fence. The House ... More


The Home Garden

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0013
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Types of gardens and landscaping, with the eye of the botanist and artist in mind, are suggested in this chapter: growing what one wants, lawn care, groundcover, walks, fences, the backyard, and ... More


The Barriers: From Combat to Dance (Almost)

Jennifer Nevile

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Renaissance courtly dancing, the art The relationships between of fencing, and military drill, have recently been much commented upon. This paper explores one particular type of mock combat - the ... More


The Daily Dacha Soap Opera

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the recent developments in the dacha lifestyle and provides thoughts on the impact of these changes, not just for Russia's ongoing social transformation, but also for an ... More


Finding Ephemeral Homes of the Enslaved: A St. Mary’s City Example

Ruth M. Mitchell and Henry M. Miller

in Unearthing St. Mary's City: Fifty Years of Archaeology at Maryland's First Capital

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813066837
eISBN:
9780813067025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066837.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Finding archaeological sites of the enslaved and impoverished can be difficult due to their destitution and limited material possessions. This chapter compares two widely used methods of ... More


Conservation issues around cheetahs

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Habitat loss and fragmentation are the main threats to the cheetah. Current dogma on cheetah conservation maintains that most protected areas are not large enough to sustain viable populations ... More


Keep the Stock Law Off of Us: Defending the Open Range

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores large landowners’ efforts to close the range, arguing that the swampy terrain of their area made the creation of enclosed pastures impractical. For a time, large landowners’ ... More


Refugees as researchers: experiences from the project ‘Bridges and fences: paths to refugee integration in the EU’

Elizabeth Mestheneos

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the experiences taken from the project ‘Bridges and fences’, which serves as an example of making refugees researchers. It first provides a background to the study and looks at ... More


Producing the Range: Extermination and Fences

Nathan F. Sayre

in The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226083117
eISBN:
9780226083391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083391.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Beginning in the 1890s, the US Biological Survey perfected methods to hunt, trap, and poison animals that threatened crops or livestock; after 1914, it executed campaigns that exterminated hundreds ... More


The Intimate Effects of U.S. Empire

Rebecca Forgash

in Intimacy across the Fencelines: Intimacy across the Fencelines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750403
eISBN:
9781501750427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750403.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the intimate effects of the global U.S. military presence through the experiences of U.S. military men and Okinawan women involved in romantic and sexual relationships with one ... More


The US-Mexico Fence

Thomas Nail

in Theory of the Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is the first of four to deploy the previously developed border regimes as a theoretical framework for understanding the US-Mexico border kinopolitically. This chapter begins the analysis ... More


Cordon Sanitaire: Prophylactic Settlement

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the deliberate replacement and overcrowding of vatema as forest-clearing agents and shields against ndedzi. It focuses on the use of fencing and forced resettlement of vatema ... More


What Is Wrong with Border Walls?

Paulina Ochoa Espejo

in On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190074197
eISBN:
9780190074234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074197.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter asks what is wrong with fortified borders. Several scholars have argued that states do not use fortified borders to stop illegal crossings; instead, they use them to divert those flows ... More


Mrs. Warren’s Profession: The Walled Gardens

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw is not concerned with the personal issue of prostitution for Kitty Warren but seeks to treat the pervasive presence of hypocrisy in all of society and to expose society’s habit of pretending one ... More


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