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Joseph Epes Brown and Emily Cousins

in Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the growing interest in Native North American heritage among both Native and non-Native Americans alike. Underlying many Native Americans' renewed interest in their own ... More


The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Although English is the de facto lingua franca of the Internet, most Internet users are not native speakers of English. Two-thirds of the one billion users now online communicate in other languages, ... More


Climate Change and Species' Distributions: An Alien Future?

Chris D. Thomas and Ralf Ohlemüller

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter presents analyses that suggest increasing levels of invasion will be observed with increasing climate change, and that invasions of species from far away will increase ... More


Introduction: Navajo as Default

John McWhorter

in Language Interrupted: Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309805
eISBN:
9780199788378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309805.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of complexity arguments regarding second-language acquisition. It argues that this neglect of the role of reduction in language contact beyond ... More


Infighting in the Hair Care Products Industry

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with a videotaped speech given by the head of a large hair care products company. One person in the audience sued the speaker for defamatory statements he made in that speech and ... More


The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Martin Solly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Why are doctors’ prescriptions illegible and why is the language of the law considered impenetrable to outsiders? Need they be so? Is it more difficult for non-native speakers of English than native ... More


The Biology of Disturbed Habitats

Lawrence R. Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575299
eISBN:
9780191774836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575299.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book is a global synthesis of the concepts needed to understand and manage ecological responses to all types of terrestrial and aquatic disturbances. Natural disturbances such as volcanoes, ... More


Non-Native Speakers, Miranda Rights, and Custodial Interrogation

Bethany K. Dumas

in The Discourse of Police Interviews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226647654
eISBN:
9780226647821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647821.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

U.S. criminal cases involving non-native English speakers are inherently complex, often requiring assessment of whether the accused has understood Miranda rights. Deciding whether a speaker has ... More


Marine Pollution

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

We use more than 100 000 chemicals in our daily lives to promote health, treat disease, facilitate transportation, use in industrial processes, grow food and access clean water. While these ... More


The Alien Species in Twentieth-Century Britain: Inventing a New Vermin*

T. C. Smout

in Exploring Environmental History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635139
eISBN:
9780748651375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635139.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Much recent conservation management in the United Kingdom (and indeed throughout the world) is concerned, implicitly or explicitly, with the distinction between a native and a non-native species. The ... More


Ecology of Native Animals in California Grasslands

Paula M. Schiffman

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter addresses soil disturbance, seed dispersal, granivory, and herbivory from a historical perspective as well as within the context of modern-day understanding of grasslands in California. ... More


California Grassland Restoration

Mark R. Stromberg, Carla M. D’antonio, Truman P. Young, Jeanne Wirka, and Paul R. Kephart

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Restoration is the complex set of efforts to reverse or mitigate effects of human activity on the landscape. Restoration of California grasslands is now under way at many sites. This chapter ... More


Exotic Plant Management in California Annual Grasslands

Joseph M. Ditomaso, Stephen F. Enloe, and Michael J. Pitcairn

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the annual grassland systems occupying the coastal ranges, central valley, and Sierra Nevada foothills, describing the common non-native invasive species in California Valley ... More


Multiple Causes for Declining Amphibian Populations

Andrew R. Blaustein, Audrey C. Hatch, Lisa K. Belden, and Joseph M. Kiesecker

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on studies that incorporate experimental evidence to address the amphibian population decline phenomenon. It discusses the major causes of global amphibian declines, such as ... More


Ecology of Invasive Non-native Species in California Grassland

Carla M. D’antonio, Carolyn Malmstrom, Sally A. Reynolds, and John Gerlach

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Non-native species are widespread and abundant in California grasslands. This chapter provides an overview of the nature of these invaders, their distribution within California, factors influencing ... More


Water Relations

Kimberly J. Reever morghan, Jeffrey D. Corbin, and John Gerlach

in California Grasslands: Ecology and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252202
eISBN:
9780520933972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252202.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter identifies the ecological factors that influence the availability of water to California grasslands, including abiotic and biotic influences, and describes the extent to which soil water ... More


Extending Species’ Ranges

Emily W. B. Russell Southgate

in People and the Land through Time: Linking Ecology and History, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300225808
eISBN:
9780300249590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225808.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers movement of species over time. Many land managers and ecologists consider invasive species to be the most important factor in disrupting "natural" ecosystems today, at least in ... More


Introduced species are not always the enemy of conservation

Martin A. Schlaepfer

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter tells the story of how a few biologists came to question whether non-native species were being objectively evaluated with regard to their threat to biodiversity and ecosystems. The ... More


“Altogether Preferable to Shoes”: The Fashioning of Moccasins

Catherine Cangany

in Frontier Seaport: Detroit's Transformation into an Atlantic Entrepot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226096704
eISBN:
9780226096841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226096841.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter three serves as a companion to chapter two, substantiating the reciprocal commercial and cultural transactions between Detroit and its various controlling powers. It asks: as the “goods of ... More


Native Southern Transformations, or, Light in August and Werewolves

Eric Gary Anderson

in Faulkner and the Native South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496818096
eISBN:
9781496818133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818096.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the world of Light in August, a cotton warehouse tank can look like the torso of a beheaded mastodon and an elderly couple "might have been two muskoxen strayed from the north pole, or two ... More


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