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Security and Solidarity: An Anti‐Reductionist Analysis of Environmental Policy

Michael Thompson

in Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295099
eISBN:
9780191599262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829509X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Argues that excessive concern with environmental security at the national level obfuscates necessary attention to the plurality of environmental security concerns at the micro‐level at which ... More


Security Analysis

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In Ch. 5, it was stated that security analysis is consistent with market efficiency because it interprets the news that reaches the market from firms and other sources. This chapter discusses in more ... More


The Economics of Financial Markets

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book puts economics to work on the daily problems faced by investors, traders, speculators, and brokers as they wrestle with increasingly diverse and complex financial markets. Drawing mainly on ... More


Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World

Raphael Sagarin and Jennifer Hyndman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253476
eISBN:
9780520934313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253476.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Arms races among invertebrates, intelligence gathering by the immune system, and alarm calls by marmots are but a few of nature's security strategies that have been tested and modified over billions ... More


On Assessing Risk Assessments and Situating Security Advice: The Unsettling Quest for ‘Security Expertise’

Judith Verweijen

in Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter tackles the challenges of security in violent research contexts. It offers in-depth insights into how Judith Verwejien assessed security risks when she researched micro-dynamics of ... More


Assessing Risk

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A major problem in homeland security analysis is the tendency to take a selective approach to risk assessment, focusing almost exclusively on imagining hazard scenarios (often rather extreme ones) ... More


Intrinsic Value, Market Value, and the Search for Information

Stefan Leins

in Stories of Capitalism: Inside the Role of Financial Analysts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523392
eISBN:
9780226523569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523569.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the financial analysts’ assumption that companies have a so-called intrinsic value that can be identified and is partly reflected in the stock price. It highlights the role ... More


Food and Agriculture Organization and Agricultural Droughts

Elijah Mukhala

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0044
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations was founded in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and ... More


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