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High-latitude rivers and streams

Diane M. McKnight, Michael N. Gooseff, Warwick F. Vincent, and Bruce J. Peterson

in Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199213887
eISBN:
9780191707506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213887.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

Flowing-water ecosystems occur in the desert oases around the margins of Antarctica, and are common throughout the Arctic. This chapter describes the limnological properties of Antarctic streams by ... More


Benthic primary production in polar lakes and rivers

Antonio Quesada, Eduardo Fernández-Valiente, Ian Hawes, and Clive Howard-Williams

in Polar Lakes and Rivers: Limnology of Arctic and Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199213887
eISBN:
9780191707506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213887.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

The benthic component of lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams is often rich in biodiversity as well as biomass. The main communities in the benthic habitat are microbial mats, aquatic mosses, and green ... More


The Customer Relations Factory

Simon Head

in The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179835
eISBN:
9780199850211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179835.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the importance of customer relations management (CRM) in the new economy in the U.S. It states that CRM has moved forward to the center of corporate strategy and the ... More


Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 46

Brad Inwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712923
eISBN:
9780191809767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712923.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is a volume in a series of original chapters on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The chapters include critical notices of major books. The series is published twice yearly. The series, ... More


Class Struggle and Coercion, 1930–1932

Richard English

in Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State 1925-1937

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202899
eISBN:
9780191675577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202899.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines coercion and class struggle in the Irish Free State during the period 1930–1932. The 1930s started with a fierce debate concerning social radicalism within the republican ... More


“An Ideal Combination”: Berlin, Kaufman and Co., 1920s–30s

Jeffrey Magee

in Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195398267
eISBN:
9780199933358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398267.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the 1920s and 1930s, Berlin worked with gifted comedy writers associated with George S. Kaufman. The Cocoanuts (1925), a madcap spoof about the fad for land speculation in Florida, set the tone. ... More


Sphagnum – the builder of boreal peatlands

Håkan Rydin and John K. Jeglum

in The Biology of Peatlands

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198528722
eISBN:
9780191728211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528722.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Boreal peatlands would have neither their extent nor their particular features if it were not for the peculiar characteristics of the peat mosses — the genus Sphagnum. Peat mosses are very special ... More


From Page to Stage: The Genesis of My Fair Lady

Dominic McHugh

in Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827305
eISBN:
9780199950225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827305.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Chapter 2 discusses the genesis of My Fair Lady from 1954 up to opening night in 1956. It includes an explanation of how Herman Levin came to be the producer, Rex Harrison and Stanley Holloway the ... More


Internal Valuation Within Political Organizations: Political Parties and Gender-based Group Dynamics in the U.S. House of Representatives

Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

in The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the conventional wisdom that the Democratic party is more supportive of women than the Republican party. Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s conception of tokenism would indicate that the ... More


A Unified Theory of Colleague Valuation in Political Organizations

Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

in The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a unified theory of colleague valuation whereby individual legislators use diversity as a means to differentially discount colleagues whose policy preferences diverge from their ... More


Introduction: The Enlightenment in the Peat Moss

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book tells the story of how the mountains and peat mosses of Scotland became a laboratory for the Enlightenment. Hugh Graeme's extraordinary method of “moss husbandry” was part of a wave of ... More


Wetlands, Swamps, and Bayous: Bodies of Resistance in Kasi Lemmons's Eve's Bayou and Toni Morrison's Tar Baby

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter maps the geographic and political contours of a water-saturated topography long associated with death, disease, and “blackness,” paying specific attention to swamps in Toni Morrison's ... More


The Negro Soldier as Conversion Narrative

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Negro Soldier was produced and distributed in 1943 by the Signal Corps to generate African American support for the war. It was highly successful in unifying both black and white Americans in the ... More


The 1960s: Hollywood Off-Ramp

Tom Mankiewicz

in My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136059
eISBN:
9780813141169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tom attends Yale. Gets his first film job as a production assistant on a John Wayne film directed by Michael Curtiz. Curtiz fires Tom but Tom is rehired by the Duke. Tom visits his dad's set in Rome ... More


Eisenhower’s executive privilege and the public interest

Kevin M. Baron

in Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474442442
eISBN:
9781474465281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442442.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter delves into the depths of one of the most important developments within modern American politics, the creation and institutionalization of executive privilege. In facing a fervent ... More


Free within Ourselves

Peter Campion

in Radical as Reality: Form and Freedom in American Poetry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663234
eISBN:
9780226663401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663401.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers the work of Jean Toomer and Thylias Moss, two major African American poets from different time periods, in light of Langston Hughes's troubled yet central essay, "The Negro ... More


The Street, 1952

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

It is the coming together of Irving Berlin and Frank Loesser, Ethel Merman and Vivian Blaine, Moss Hart and Michael Kidd, slambang musical comedy and the stimulating musical play—the old guard and ... More


This Is New: 1939–1941

Philip Fuma

in Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195115703
eISBN:
9780199853144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115703.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

In 1939, Moss Hart decided to write a play that reflected his new interest “in characters rather than stories.” With that resolve he started in on I Am Listening, a play about a successful career ... More


Alternative updating schemes

Michael G. Titelbaum

in Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658305
eISBN:
9780191748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658305.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter compares the Certainty-Loss Framework (CLF) developed over previous chapters to various other Bayesian schemes for updating self-locating degrees of belief. In particular, it considers ... More


The Proper Expansion Principle

Michael G. Titelbaum

in Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658305
eISBN:
9780191748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658305.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the difficulties self-locating degrees of belief cause for traditional Bayesian modeling frameworks. It argues that these problems are caused not by Bayesianism’s view of the ... More


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