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Economic and social history, 1850–1921

H. D. GRIBBON

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the economic and social history of Ireland during the period from 1850 to 1921. It suggests that this period represents an accelerated deterioration of the ideas and ... More


The future of agriculture and humanity

Denis J. Murphy

in People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207145
eISBN:
9780191708893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207145.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This final chapter looks back at the impact of agriculture on human populations, and looks forward to a highly uncertain future for both farming and humanity. The relatively stable Holocene climate ... More


The Future, Human Population, and Management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Adaptation by reefs has been suggested as being ... More


Context Grounding

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a discussion of problems emerging from the increase in Latino populations in the United States. It then presents the primary goals of the book, which include providing an ... More


Biology of Amphibian Declines

David M. Green

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter argues that the environmental stressors acting upon populations, especially those stressors of anthropogenic origin, can be better divided into the following three evils: habitat ... More


Parasites, Pathogens, and Progress: Diseases and Economic Development

Robert A. McGuire and Philip R.P. Coelho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015660
eISBN:
9780262298391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book integrates biological and economic perspectives into an explanation of the historical development of humanity and the economy, paying particular attention to the American experience, its ... More


Growing Inability of Maya Communities to Provide Subsistence

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Beginning in the colonial period and continuing into the first part of the twentieth century, an accumulation of external and internal pressures on Maya communities finally resulted in their ... More


Population Increases and Agricultural Productivity

Barbara Boyle Torrey and E. Fuller Torrey

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The race between expanding agricultural productivity and increasing human populations began in the Middle East 11 millennia ago. The Neolithic transition from foraging to agriculture caused a ... More


Dispossessing Nations: Population Growth, Scarcity, and Genocide in Ancient Israel and Twentieth-Century Rwanda

T. M. Lemos

in Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190249588
eISBN:
9780190249601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190249588.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Drawing upon research from the field of genocide studies, this chapter argues that there is a connection between the genocidal violence described in some biblical texts and the marked population ... More


The future, human population and management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, Graham M. Pilling, and Nicholas A. J. Graham

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Reef adaptation has been suggested as being ... More


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