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Trade-Offs and Carry-Over Effects

Tony D. Williams

in Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139821
eISBN:
9781400842797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139821.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter first reviews the evidence for interactions between life-history stages, centering this around reproduction itself: the intention is to put reproduction in the context of the complete ... More


 Celibacy in Classical Hinduism

Patrick Olivelle

in Celibacy and Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306316
eISBN:
9780199867721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306316.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The system of the stages of life for a Hindu played a crucial role in the development of celibacy in Indian culture, although there was a tension between the values of domestic life and ascetic ... More


Genesis's Central Concern: Human Existence Under God

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Genesis has two levels or focal points – history of Israel (the patriarchs) and human life (or human existence). Both are important and indispensable, but for Genesis, human life is the more ... More


Conclusion

Anthony Rudd

in Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752189
eISBN:
9780191695063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752189.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book has now followed Søren Kierkegaard's account of the progress through the stages of life. It has also discussed and endorsed its polemic against objectivism. The book is hoping that it has ... More


The Ethical

Anthony Rudd

in Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752189
eISBN:
9780191695063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752189.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the first main transition or leap that is required for the progress through Søren Kierkegaard's stages of life, that from the aesthetic to the ethical. This is presented mainly ... More


A life course approach to women’s health: linking the past, present, and future

Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book has been to review the factors at each stage of a women's life that contribute first to her reproductive health and then to her burden of morbidity and mortality in middle-age. ... More


Introduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter presents a description of the life history stages of fishes, from the egg/embryonic stage to the adult stage, focusing on the early parts of development and growth (early ... More


The Phenological Niche

Eric Post

in Time in Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182353
eISBN:
9780691185491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182353.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the concept of the phenological niche. This exposition distinguishes between describing the manner in which organisms use time in the expression of life history traits, in ... More


Population Dynamics and Recruitment

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Population dynamics is the study of fluctuations in abundance of populations. It considers how much populations vary, and over what timescales, and seeks to find the causes of these variations. Much ... More


Menopause and gynaecological disorders: a life course perspective

Rebecca Hardy and Diana Kuh

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the factors at each stage of life that affect timing of the menopause, common urogenital disorders and the decision to have a hysterectomy, and the level of symptomatology ... More


Development of Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter summarizes information on the development of fish eggs and larvae, and introduces juvenile development. The chapter focuses on the changes that occur as the eggs develop, hatch into ... More


Introduction

Karen Chase

in The Victorians and Old Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564361
eISBN:
9780191722592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564361.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The book illuminates the cluster of signs upon which the Victorians drew in order to derive meaning from the experience of growing old within a culture just beginning to take age into full account. ... More


Environment and the Earth: A Stressful Planet

L. Michael Romero and John C. Wingfield

in Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195366693
eISBN:
9780190456993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366693.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter introduces the concept of stress for wild animals. The answer to the question posed at the beginning of this chapter—what is stress?—is not simple. It requires an idea of what ... More


Fish Reproduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The reproductive process allows species to perpetuate themselves. Almost all fishes reproduce sexually, thus permitting mixing of the genes of the two sexes. The reproductive processes of fishes form ... More


Childhood

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's perspectives on his own childhood. It first describes a document authored by Kierkegaard which contains a review of the first twenty-six years of his life, though ... More


Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Bruce Miller

Sirpa Nummela (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The life cycles of fishes are complex and varied, and knowledge of the early life stages is important for understanding the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. This book bring together in a ... More


Fish Egg and Larval Identification and Systematics

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the diversity of eggs and larvae, where it is shown that fish eggs, and in most cases the larvae, are quite different in appearance from the adults, but nevertheless they have ... More


Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Laura Carpenter and John DeLamater (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Sexual beliefs, behaviors and identities are interwoven throughout our lives, from childhood to old age. This book critically examines sexuality across the entire lifespan. Rooted in diverse ... More


The Stages of Life (Āśrama) and Human Rights

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Human Rights: A Conceptual Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665857
eISBN:
9780199082025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665857.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

According to the concept known as the āśrama system, or the doctrine of the stages of life, the life of a human being is notionally divided into four stages: (1) that of a celibate student ... More


Social context and mental health over the life course

Arijit Nandi and Lauren Welsh

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The life course perspective provides important insights concerning the independent, cumulative, and interactive effects of social, behavioural, and biological factors across the lifespan. This ... More


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