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Conservation planning and priorities

Thomas Brooks

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, Thomas Brooks charts the history, state, and prospects of conservation planning and prioritization in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Conservation planning and prioritization are ... More


Public Policy Investment: Priority-Setting and Conditional Representation In British Statecraft

Anthony Bertelli and Peter John

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199663972
eISBN:
9780191755996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses one of the enduring questions of democratic government: why do governments choose some public policies but not others? Political executives focus on a range of policy issues, such ... More


Methods for Making Meaning out of Data

Jon Kolko

in Exposing the Magic of Design: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744336
eISBN:
9780199894710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744336.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter explains fundamental methods for making meaning of out data—for moving from data to information through methods of prioritization, organization, externalization, and diagramming. ... More


Applying evidence to inform public health practice and health policy decision-making

Richard F. Heller

in Evidence for Population Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the tensions between the health evidence base and other factors in making prioritization decisions that will influence public health and its practice. It concludes with a ... More


Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Julie Sin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198840732
eISBN:
9780191876400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840732.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The book explores the vital link between population health (what the health system is aiming for) and the commissioning of health services (the process of securing services) and how this can be ... More


Applying One Reason Decision-Making: The Prioritisation of Literature Searches

Michael D. Lee, Natasha Loughlin, and Ingrid B. Lundberg

in Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744282
eISBN:
9780199894727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744282.003.0039
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

The prioritization of literature searches aims to order the large numbers of articles returned by a simple search so that the ones most likely to be relevant are at the top of the list. ... More


Prioritization of Investments and Disinvestments in Healthcare: A Conceptual Toolkit

Julie Sin

in Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198840732
eISBN:
9780191876400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840732.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter looks at the key concepts and issues involved in the prioritization of resources for investments and disinvestments in health services. It describes a framework for understanding what ... More


Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Arnim Langer and Graham K. Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Despite growing consensus on the ‘right’ policies for reconstruction and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies, there is still little knowledge how the implementation of such policies impacts the ... More


“It’s the Economy, Stupid”: The Clinton Years and Intelligence Reform

David P. Oakley

in Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176703
eISBN:
9780813176727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176703.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

During the Clinton presidency, international and domestic conditions drove changes within the CIA and DoD that affected their partnership. The CIA and the DoD had been established during the Cold ... More


The Legacy of the ICTY: The Three-tiered Approach to Justice in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Benchmarks for Measuring Success

Jennifer Trahan and Iva Vukušić

in Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198862956
eISBN:
9780191895531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862956.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has made significant contributions to justice, peace, and security, and creating an historical record about the violence that ... More


Characterizing and Prioritizing Chemicals

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The first step in a safer chemical policy framework is to develop a full chemical information profile much like the European Union chemical dossiers. Chemicals can then be classified into a universal ... More


Making Justice Accessible

in Making Law Matter: Environmental Protection and Legal Institutions in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758239
eISBN:
9780804783101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758239.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter illustrates how changes in the Ministério Público and the Brazilian judiciary have enhanced access to justice for environmental interests. The first section discusses the Ministério ... More


Developing Invasive Species Policy for a Major Free Trade Bloc: Challenges and Progress in the European Union

Clare Shine

in Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Invasive species (IS) prevention and management present complex challenges for a multi-country free trade bloc with many entry points, biogeographic zones and layers of governance. Trade pathways are ... More


Setting Priorities: Assessing Threats and Identifying Cost-Effective Responses to WMD Terrorism

Thomas Edmunds and Richard Wheeler

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Three facts have been established regarding homeland security: (1) there are groups around the world that are motivated to attack the United States; (2) there remain serious vulnerabilities that, if ... More


Ranking and the Distribution of Significance

Michael Freeden

in The Political Theory of Political Thinking: The Anatomy of a Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199568031
eISBN:
9780191765216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568031.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ranking of political, ideational, and material goods is central to thinking politically because societies and groups compete over what is significant in their lives and those of their members. ... More


Conclusions

Eelco J. Rohling

in Rebalancing Our Climate: The Future Starts Today

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197502556
eISBN:
9780197502587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502556.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter reviews the broad portfolio of measures available to meet humanity’s Gigatons challenge. It notes that since the window of time left to allow us to stay within 1.5–2°C warming is closing ... More


Origins and Functions of Positive Affect: A Goal Regulation Perspective

Charles S. Carver, Michael F. Scheier, and Sheri L. Johnson

in Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926725
eISBN:
9780199394531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926725.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a goal regulation model of positive affect. The overall model is one in which affect derives from the moment-to-moment sense of velocity with respect to goal attainment in ... More


The Basic Commissioning Cycle

Julie Sin

in Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198840732
eISBN:
9780191876400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840732.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the core purpose of commissioning is presented and there is an orientation to the key stages of the commissioning cycle. These ‘stages’ or key parts of the cycle are those of problem ... More


Replacing underperforming nature reserves

Richard A. Fuller and James E. M. Watson

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/9780198808978.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses a radical solution to the problem that many protected areas are not in the right places to achieve maximum conservation benefit. The radical solution involves replacing ... More


Monitoring and management

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

in Invasion Dynamics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter focuses on approaches for efficient monitoring and management of established invasive species. Essential variables for monitoring and reporting and the requirements for practical ... More


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