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Interactions between changes in marine ecosystems and human communities

R. Ian Perry, Rosemary E. Ommer, Edward H. Allison, Marie‐Caroline Badjeck, Manuel Barange, Lawrence Hamilton, Astrid Jarre, Renato A. Quiñones, and U. Rashid Sumaila

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Humans are integral parts of marine social—ecological systems. Changes in marine ecosystems impact human communities, and changes in human communities impact marine ecosystems. The interactive nature ... More


The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace

John Paul Lederach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174540
eISBN:
9780199835409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174542.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book poses the question, “How do we transcend the cycles of violence that bewitch our human community while still living in them?” Peacebuilding, in the view of this book, is both a learned ... More


On Stating the Problem and Thesis

John Paul Lederach

in The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174540
eISBN:
9780199835409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174542.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with presenting some background on the painting September 11 used on the cover of this book, which is by Russian artist Akmal Mizshakarol. It then presents the question posed by ... More


Battling for Truth in the Beloved Community

Rebekah L. Miles

in The Bonds of Freedom: Feminist Theology and Christian Realism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144161
eISBN:
9780199834495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144163.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

An examination is made of Sharon Welch's political realist position. Welch, in contrast to Ruether, locates moral norms and the divine in particular human communities, and all moral claims are ... More


Thomas Aquinas—Love, Justice, and the Life of Virtue

M. S. KEMPSHALL

in The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207160
eISBN:
9780191677526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207160.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Aquinas' application of the principles of superiority and identity to the human community. It notes that this application presents a complex combination of metaphysics and ... More


Significance in Natural and Human Communities

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the major role of Lepidoptera populations in natural and human communities. Lepidoptera larvae damage agricultural crops and are a major problem in stored meal, grain, nuts, ... More


Introduction

S. Halliwell and S. Halliwell

in Plato: Republic V

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685361
eISBN:
9781800342842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685361.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the fifth book of Plato's Republic as a philosophical enquiry into the nature of justice and analyses its theme into a peculiarly complex development of arguments, ideas and ... More


Toward a More Perfect Civic Order: Lessons Learned from Research

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the general awakening of conservation organizations throughout the world. In this transition, organizations are learning that if they hope to sustain biophysical systems, they ... More


Polemos and the Revolution of Politics

Gregory Fried

in Heidegger's Polemos: From Being to Politics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080384
eISBN:
9780300133271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080384.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter studies Heidegger's thoughts on politics, particularly his political philosophy. Although his defenders would conclude that nothing resembling “political philosophy” could be found in ... More


Religion(s) and Culture(s)

Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland

in A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199751839
eISBN:
9780199376605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751839.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although it is easy to suppose that everyone knows what is meant by “religion,” closer examination indicates that the concept is more complicated. In some ways, the notion of religion is closely ... More


Introduction

Brandi Bethke and Amanda Burtt

in Dogs: Archaeology Beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This introductory chapter situates the succeeding chapters in the current study of human-canine relationships. The authors discuss the fundamental ideas about relationships between humans and dogs ... More


The Evolution of Language and Its Speakers

Daniel Dor

in The Instruction of Imagination: Language as a Social Communication Technology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190256623
eISBN:
9780190256647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256623.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter connects the issues discussed in the book in a new hypothetical, explanatory narration of the evolution of language as a collectively constructed communication technology. Based on work ... More


Human Rights and Citizenship: The Need for Better Data and What to Do about It

Bela Hovy

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The quality of statistical data and availability on people with citizenship status problems are assessed in this chapter, which also examines state signatories data relevant to the United Nations ... More


Conclusion

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Conclusion sums up the main themes of the previous chapters, drawing out the implications of what has been argued for the study of Christology, soteriology, ecclesiology, eschatology, and ethics, ... More


From Jeremiad to Manifesto: The Rhetorical Evolution of John Foster Dulles’s “Massive Retaliation”

Ned O’Gorman

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Secretary of State John Foster Dulles's fundamental religio-political continuity, which explains his invocation of massive retaliation and the overwhelming violence it ... More


Macro-networks: Regional Interactions

Carl Knappett

in An Archaeology of Interaction: Network Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199215454
eISBN:
9780191804229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199215454.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines macro-scale interactions, focusing on interregional interactions and the role of artefact networks in sustaining such far-reaching human communities. It shows that macro-scale ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Newell

in Trading Nature: Tahitians, Europeans, and Ecological Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832810
eISBN:
9780824870744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832810.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter provides some historical background on the nature of ecological exchange between Europeans and Tahitians. It argues that neither islanders nor Europeans had a monopoly on ... More


Conclusion

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has shown both the wide variety of beliefs, principles, and discourses in different cultures, and certain common themes. Ancient peoples’ conceptions of justice and order varied from being ... More


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