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Ant Ecology

Lori Lach, Catherine Parr, and Kirsti Abbott (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

From scorching, barren deserts to humid tropical forests, from deep in the soil, to high in the tree canopies, ants are everywhere! Comprising a substantial part of living biomass on earth, ants are ... More


From Individual Collections to Global Diversity

Mark E. Patzkowsky and Steven M. Holland

in Stratigraphic Paleobiology: Understanding the Distribution of Fossil Taxa in Time and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649375
eISBN:
9780226649399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649399.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter reviews how the diversity of individual samples can be measured and how diversity is built upward, ultimately to global diversity. Fluctuations in global diversity reflect the processes ... More


Enduring Trialities, Globalization, and Prison Populations

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The first chapter introduces the book's overarching themes. A core observation about the contemporary prison is that its ‘society of captives’ — always having been predominantly male, socially and ... More


Charting New Suburban Storylines

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the lessons from this volume's exploration of social and spatial change in Silicon Valley for suburban development, design, and community building. This case study challenges ... More


The New, New Pluralism: Religion, Community, and Secularity in Allegra Goodman’s Kaaterskill Falls

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores how Allegra Goodman's novel, Kaaterskill Falls, represents modern Yiddish, Hasidic, and secular Jews' relation to one another and the wider non-Jewish town where they visit for ... More


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