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Citizenship and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship cannot be fully articulated in either liberal or civic republican terms. It is, rather, an example and an inflection of ‘post‐cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Ecological citizenship ... More


Ecological Citizenship

Andrew Dobson

in Citizenship and the Environment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological citizenship is presented as an example and inflection of post‐cosmopolitan citizenship. It is contrasted with environmental citizenship. The ecological footprint is presented as the ... More


The Environmental Archaeology Research Programme at Nicopolis: Methodology and Results

M. BEECH

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the methodology and results of the environmental archaeology research programme at Nicopolis ad Istrum in the Balkans. The aims of the research programme were: to determine the ... More


Democratic Peacebuilding and its Alternatives: A New Approach for Sustainable Peace?

Richard J. Ponzio

in Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 5 critiques the weaknesses of the mainstream democratic reconstruction model (DRM) for international peacebuilding, as well as alternatives such as institutionalization before liberalization ... More


Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Ian A. Bowles and Glenn T. Prickett (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the past several decades, tropical rain forests have seen a tremendous growth in logging, mining, and oil and gas development. These extractive industries, as well as the infrastructure ... More


Divine and Human Feet: Records of Pilgrims Honouring Isis

Sarolta A. Takács

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores evidence for pilgrimage in the context of the cult of the Egyptian goddess Isis, which has become widely established in the Mediterranean world and Europe during the Hellenistic ... More


Making Text

Emma Walters

in Doing Text: Media After the Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325031
eISBN:
9781800342576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325031.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the act of making text. It looks at the author's own biography. Understanding one's contribution to both the textual and cultural milieu in which one situates themself provides ... More


Diet for a Large Planet: Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology

Chris Otter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226697109
eISBN:
9780226705965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226705965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a history of the causes, experiences, and consequences of Britain's post-1750 shift to a diet rich in meat, wheat, and sugar. The origins of this shift lay in Britain's ... More


Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Foods during Drought

Hannah Krovetz, Rebecca Taylor, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas

in Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the context of recent California drought years, we investigate whether consumers are willing to pay for more efficient water usage in the production of four crops. We implement an internet survey ... More


New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

Peter Anderson, Fleur Braddick, Patricia J. Conrod, Antoni Gual, Matilda Hellman, Silvia Matrai, David Miller, David Nutt, Jürgen Rehm, Jillian Reynolds, and Tamyko Ysa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759836
eISBN:
9780191820809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759836.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Legal and illegal drugs are responsible for 18 per cent of all years lost due to ill health and premature death in Europe, imposing economic burdens of 2.5 per cent of gross domestic product. No one ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Influences of the Human Footprint on Sagebrush Landscape Patterns: Implications for Sage-Grouse Conservation

Matthias Leu and Steven E. Hanser

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) ecosystems in the western United States have changed in quantity and configuration from a variety of causes including agriculture and human population growth since ... More


Femurs and Footprints: On the Trail of Megabeasts

Charles R. Ault

in Do Elephants Have Knees? And Other Stories of Darwinian Origins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704673
eISBN:
9781501705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704673.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In this epilogue, the author reflects on his journey to Argentina in 2003 to join his son on the trail of Charles Darwin's megabeasts. Darwin reveled in the extinct megabeasts of South America, ... More


Practicing Participatory Environmental Governance: Ecovillages and the Global Ecovillage Movement

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecovillages represent an existing and ongoing form of participatory environmental government that is anchored to real-world realities. These communities are essentially made up of people who have ... More


Human Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Index of Overall Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 introduces the concept and measurement of multidimensional poverty and that of human development indicators as its obverse in terms of attainment of human capability. On the other hand, on ... More


Schools as Socializing Agents for Digital Participation

Matthew H. Rafalow

in Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226726557
eISBN:
9780226726724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726724.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter shows how the different disciplinary approaches to play described thus far in the book shaped how students pursued digital activities in and outside of school. Because teachers at ... More


Green Victorians

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226339986
eISBN:
9780226340043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340043.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1885, a team of Lake District artisans led by a London barrister crafted a hand-made book that celebrated the revival of preindustrial methods of spinning and weaving in the region. The hand-made ... More


Comparing Environmental Performance

James Meadowcroft

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter deals with an important theme in the study of environmental governance: the comparative assessment of environmental performance. It discusses conceptual and methodological issues ... More


Wisdom Hewn in Ancient Stones

John Ochsendorf and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the prestigious professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT, John Oschendorf, reproaches engineering for abandoning construction techniques that had performed ... More


Living off the Land

Claude A. Piantadosi

in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162432
eISBN:
9780231531030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162432.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the time-honored strategy of living off the land in the Space Age known as Indigenous Support of Life and Environment (ISLE). ISLE is necessary when distance and orbital ... More


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