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From Baltimore to Bangkok: Interdisciplinary Issues and Strategies

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch

in The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines the interdisciplinary issues and strategies relevant to a patch dynamics approach as it is applied to urban ecological systems. Many of the issues are common to a wide range of ... More


Relationship of Interdisciplinarity to Cooperative Behavior

Heinrich Parthey

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

In order to establish the correlation between interdisciplinary approach and cooperation, the authors devised a questionnaire and sent a copy to three educational organizations. Collaborative and ... More


Overcoming Barriers to Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainable Development

Leif E. Christoffersen

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the importance of integrating the environmental sciences with the social sciences, as well as the fact that this rarely happens. By definition, sustainable development implies ... More


Introduction:: Mining the Motherlode of African American Religious Experience

Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introductory chapter discusses the subject of teaching African American religions. It argues that teaching in the 21st century classroom requires, a larger “toolkit”, which must involve ... More


Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Patrizia d'Ettorre and David P. Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Communication is the cornerstone of socially interacting groups. This is self-evident for human societies but not for bacterial biofilms, and super-colonies that span whole continents and ... More


American Science, Academic Organization, and Interdisciplinary Research

Robert S. Friedman and Renee C. Friedman

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Teaching roles have been the dominant features in the organizational hierarchy and character of universities for the past three millennia, considering the transformations proposed to and experienced ... More


Organization Design for Interdisciplinary Research: Conflicts and Performance

Eduardo Vasconcellos

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

An evaluation of the processes and outcomes of interdisciplinary type of inquiry in the government research centers of Brazil is conducted in order to capitalize on the strengths and point out ... More


Interdisciplinary Approaches in Mesoamerica: Taking Stock

Frances F. Berdan

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This final chapter synthesizes the chapters in the volume. It emphasizes the value of interdisciplinary approaches as they apply to complex issues of migration, mobility, ethnicity, and social ... More


The Development of an Interdisciplinary University-Based Microelectronics Research Center

John W. Hooper and Frederick A. Rossini

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter demonstrates the interactive and comprehensive campus-grounded program of research in the interdisciplinary aspect of microelectronics. Included in the discussion are the detailed ... More


Georgia Tech Research Institute: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Donald J. Grace and Frederick A. Rossini

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), also known as the Engineering Experiment Station, is the main institution in this chapter. Considerable attention is given to its origin, development, status ... More


Community Law Clinics: Teaching Students, Working with Disadvantaged Communities

ANNA CODY AND BARBARA SCHATZ

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes two different community law clinics and their approaches to clinical legal education, one in the United States and one in Australia. Though only two models of many, they ... More


Long-Wave Patterns Influence Research Attitudes

Israel Dror

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses patterns of research attitudes and enumerates several components and considerations, such as statement of the problem, social and economic factors, perceived and actual needs, ... More


Emotion in Social Neuroscience

Elizabeth A. Phelps

in Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195316872
eISBN:
9780199893324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter summarizes the discussions in Chapters 10–13. These chapters represent a broad range of approaches and questions in the social neuroscience of emotion. By doing this, they demonstrate ... More


Adopting an Interdisciplinary Approach to General Music

Janet R. Barrett

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Music influences, and in turn is influenced by, other disciplines. Its vital and dynamic presence in our lives lies at the heart of an interdisciplinary approach to general music. This chapter ... More


Developing a Plant Health-Care Initiative in U.S. Agriculture

John M. Barnes

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This section illustrates the progress of the agricultural sector of the U.S., specifically regarding financial assistance, human resources, equipments, and technological advancement. In the ... More


Conclusion: Disciplines and Interdisciplinarity

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This concluding chapter has two main aims. First, it summarises the findings of the preceding studies, the light they throw on the different ways in which different disciplines are established, and ... More


Children and Adults with Disabilities

Kathy Gips, Janice Nodvin, and I. Leslie Rubin

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on a wide range of attitudes and design features needed to achieve safe and healthy school environments for everyone, including those with disabilities. Several themes run ... More


Agones: The Constitution of a Practice

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

As elaborated earlier, there are three major contradicting and comprehensive types of discourse: Eurocentric, Afrocentric, and post-Afrocentric. The sociality and historicity of these concepts as ... More


From Comparative Constitutional Law to Comparative Constitutional Studies

Ran Hirschl

in Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714514
eISBN:
9780191791215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714514.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter argues for an interdisciplinary approach to comparative constitutional inquiry that is methodologically and substantively preferable to doctrinal accounts. It suggests that for ... More


Introduction

Andrew Ashworth, Lucia Zedner, and Patrick Tomlin

in Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656769
eISBN:
9780191748073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656769.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book arises from a three-year study of Preventive Justice, aimed at developing an account of the principles and values that should guide and limit the state's use of coercive preventive ... More


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