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Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A cook book using the program DISCUS

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199233694
eISBN:
9780191715563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233694.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

In recent years it has become apparent that merely knowing and understanding the average atomic structure is insufficient for comprehending material properties fully. Deviations from this average ... More


CRYSTALS AND LATTICE GEOMETRY

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter pulls together those aspects of the structures of common crystals that are especially relevant for defect studies, including local structures near substitutional and interstitial sites, ... More


Too Big to Be Local: Local and National Elite Complicity in the Narrative of English Council Mergers

Colin Copus, Alistair Jones, and Rachel Wall

in Local Government in Europe: New Perspectives and Democratic Challenges

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529217186
eISBN:
9781529217216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217186.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As a creature of Statute, English local government is subject to change imposed by central government, much of which comes from the need to respond to two competing factors: technocracy and ... More


Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Jenny M. Luke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Delivering babies was merely one aspect of the broad role of African American midwives in the twentieth-century South. Yet little has been written about the type of care they provided, or how ... More


Informal opportunities and social divisions

David M. Smith

in On the margins of inclusion: Changing labour markets and social exclusion in London

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346018
eISBN:
9781447302872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346018.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates the magnitude of paid informal work and estimates of its scale, which have remained relatively constant since the early 1980s, ranging from 6 percent to 8 percent of GDP, ... More


How New York and Los Angeles Housing Policies Are Different—and Maybe Why

Ingrid Gould Ellen and Brendan O’Flaherty

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes New York's housing policies, exploring how and why they differ from those in Los Angeles and other large cities, and whether they have shaped how New York's housing market has ... More


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