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Water Scarcity as a Source of Crises

ASHOK SWAIN

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the importance of water for human survival and economic development and the role of water scarcity as a source of crises or humanitarian emergencies. It mentions studies about ... More


Health Under Crises and the Limits to Humanitarianism

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the health consequences of ecologic disasters, food insecurity and famine, militarism, war, and terrorism, nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and complex humanitarian ... More


Displaced Persons and War

Michael J. Toole

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the impact of war on refugees and internally displaced persons. It discusses mortality rates, risk of groups, causes of deaths, and nutritional deficiencies among refugees and ... More


Introduction: The Making of the Modern Refugee

Peter Gatrell

in The Making of the Modern Refugee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674169
eISBN:
9780191752162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674169.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The great wars of the twentieth century caused vast numbers of people to leave their homes, and this reinforces the view that the link between war and population displacement is self-evident. But is ... More


Ethnicity and the Politics of Conflict: The Case of Matabeleland

JOCELYN ALEXANDER, JO ANN McGREGOR, and TERENCE RANGER

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: VOLUME 1

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297390
eISBN:
9780191685323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297390.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the ethnic and political conflicts in the Matabeleland region in Zimbabwe in relation to the role of conflict in complex humanitarian emergencies. This conflict, though not ... More


Application of health impact assessment to various topics

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers briefly some of the topics to which HIA has been applied although each topic would merit a book in its own right. There have been many HIAs of transport where impacts of ... More


Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Peter Gatrell and Liubov Zhvanko (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses the unprecedented and overwhelming refugee crisis that the First World War unleashed in Europe. As the war came to an end a senior Red Cross official wrote ‘there were refugees ... More


Migration and Disruptions: Toward a Unifying Theory of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations

Brenda J. Baker and Takeyuki Tsuda (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060804
eISBN:
9780813050874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060804.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Migration has been integral to the development of human societies through time, but little collaboration exists between scholars examining contemporary and past migrations. Were migrations radically ... More


From Principle to Policy: The Emergence, Implementation, and Rearticulation of the Right to Post-Conflict Property Repossession

Miriam J Anderson

in Implementation and World Politics: How International Norms Change Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712787
eISBN:
9780191781162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712787.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The development of the norm of post-conflict property repossession has unfolded in three major phases. The first phase—“initial norm institutionalization”—based on general principles of human rights ... More


State Failure, Social Disaster, and Refugee Politics During the Great War

Tomas Balkelis

in War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the transformative effect that the outbreak of the Great War and German occupation had on the civilians in Lithuania. It traces the early war experience of local Catholic and ... More


Breaking from Isolation: War and Nation-Building

Tomas Balkelis

in War, Revolution, and Nation-Making in Lithuania, 1914-1923

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199668021
eISBN:
9780191801044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668021.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the relationship between the Lithuanian national intelligentsia and population as a result of the Great War and the Russian February revolution. For the ... More


Some Political Constraints on Economic Development

Pulin B. Nayak, Santosh C. Panda, and Prasanta K. Pattanaik (eds)

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter contains some concluding observations of the editors. While, in many ways, Odisha has made significant economic progress over the last decade or so, it is still lagging behind the more ... More


The Beginnings of Crypto-Islam in the Iberian Peninsula

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The first Muslims arrived in the Iberian Peninsula in 711; the mass expulsion of all Muslims was decreed and carried out in the period 1609–14, nine centuries later. In this great final displacement ... More


Reflections on Jazz Fest 2006

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 2 conveys our impressions of the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the first iteration of this event after Katrina and the occasion of a first visit to the city in the wake of the ... More


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