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Stress, adaptation, and survival in polar regions

David N. Thomas, G.E. (Tony) Fogg, Peter Convey, Christian H. Fritsen, Josep-Maria Gili, Rolf Gradinger, Johanna Laybourn-Parry, Keith Reid, and David W.H. Walton

in The Biology of Polar Regions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298112
eISBN:
9780191711640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298112.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter deals with the effects of polar conditions on living systems in general, the ways in which microorganisms, plants, and animals are able to adapt to the stresses imposed, and how they ... More


Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Peter Mair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book looks at how the evidence of change and stability in modern political parties and party systems is interpreted. The emphasis is on western European political parties. The primary focus of ... More


Cross‐Country Comparisons: Legislative and Executive Inclusion

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparative analysis is given of both actual and simulated election results of the five country case studies (from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) presented in the book, along ... More


On the Freezing of Party Systems

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter results from a presentation made by the author in late 1995 at an occasional seminar series in the University of Bergen, with the overall theme of ‘Law and Structure’. The author’s task ... More


The Problem of Party System Change

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of three chapters on persistence and change in political parties. Its theme is the problem of party system change in western Europe, and its purpose, rather than to propose some ... More


Myths of Electoral Change and the Survival of the ‘Old’ Parties 1

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of three chapters on persistence and change in political parties, and discusses myths of electoral change and the survival of the ‘old’ parties in western Europe. It starts by ... More


Gap Junctions and the Notion of Electrical Coupling Between Axons

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Gap junctions are an evolutionarily ancient form of intercellular communication, present in a variety of tissues, and essential to life. A variety of types of experimental evidence indicates that gap ... More


The Declining Role of Private Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Who Is Affected, and How

Craig Copeland and Jack VanDerhei

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the impact of future freezes among corporate defined benefit (DB) pension plans. The authors simulate the impact on expected future pension wealth by assuming all existing ... More


Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More


Lethal temperature limits

Steven L. Chown and Sue W. Nicolson

in Insect Physiological Ecology: Mechanisms and Patterns

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515494
eISBN:
9780191705649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515494.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Temperature change has an effect on many physiological processes and insects frequently evolve strategies to overcome the rate, sub-lethal or lethal effects of temperature variation. This chapter ... More


Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Geraldine Cousin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book explores connections between theatre time, the historical moment, and fictional time. It argues that a crucial characteristic of contemporary British theatre is its preoccupation with ... More


Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Cecelia Tichi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Jack London (1876–1916) found fame with his wolf-dog tales and sagas of the frozen North, but this text challenges the long-standing view of London as merely a mass-market producer of potboilers. A ... More


“Thou Shall Not Freeze-Frame,” or, How Not to Misunderstand the Science and Religion Debate

Bruno Latour

in Science, Religion, and the Human Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175325
eISBN:
9780199784707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175328.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay aims to subvert typical assumptions about science and religion as a necessary preface to rethinking their relationship. Latour likens religion to love as a performative (vs. merely ... More


On Some Properties of Criterial Freezing

Luigi Rizzi

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter first examines the factors that render moved A′‐elements in the vicinity of C inert for further movement operations. Topic and Focus heads in the Complementiser Field are reconceived as ... More


Subextraction from Phase Edges

Ángel J. Gallego

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates Chomsky's (2008) phase‐based analysis of CED effects, which capitalizes on an opacity created by phasal specifiers (so‐called ‘edges’). After reviewing different pieces of ... More


The derivation of information structure

Luis López

in A Derivational Syntax for Information Structure

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557400
eISBN:
9780191721229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557400.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents detailed empirical argumentation for the claims presented in Chapter 3. Of particular importance are some facts of sub-extraction that can only be accounted for with a ... More


UN Sanctions Before the ECJ: the Kadi Case

Peter Hilpold

in Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595297
eISBN:
9780191595752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595297.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the issue of the legality of UN Security Council Resolutions in light of the 2008 European Court of Justice Kadi Judgment. With the increased use of targeted sanctions, in ... More


Domestic Court Reactions to UN Security Council Sanctions

Antonios Tzanakopoulos

in Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595297
eISBN:
9780191595752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595297.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides evidence that, while Kadi was an important decision, different perspectives on the underlying subject-matter were taken by various national courts. This is the due to the fact ... More


Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs

Randall Caroline Watson Forsberg

Matthew Evangelista and Neta C. Crawford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501744358
eISBN:
9781501744365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501744358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Military analyst, peace activist, teacher, and social theorist, the author of this book (1943–2007) founded the Nuclear Freeze campaign and the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies. This ... More


Time, Space, and Space—Time

Ian Hinckfuss

in The Existence of Space and Time

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245193
eISBN:
9780191680854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245193.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the differences between space and time. Some seemingly obvious differences disappear on closer inspection. The chapter starts by outlining the similarities and dissimilarities ... More


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