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Ecosystems and parasitism: the spatial dimension

Robert Holt and Thierry Boulinier

in Parasitism and Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529873
eISBN:
9780191712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529873.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Spatial patterns of parasitism are thought to be strongly associated with local adaptation, relative rates of migration by hosts and parasites, and local levels of resource availability. This chapter ... More


Dispersal in Plants: A Population Perspective

Roger Cousens, Calvin Dytham, and Richard Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199299126
eISBN:
9780191715006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299126.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Ecologists, both practical and theoretical, now appreciate that to understand biological systems they must consider the spatial dimension. Consequently, dispersal has become one of the hottest topics ... More


The Category of Case

John M. Anderson

in Modern Grammars of Case

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297078
eISBN:
9780191711404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297078.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter identifies semantic relations as members of a functional category, functor, like finiteness and determination. Each of these functional categories may be manifested as an independent ... More


Spatial Dimensions of Private Law

Nick Jackson and John Wightman

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The rights and duties attributed to private law are often not expressed explicitly in spatial terms. While some aspects like property rights may in fact be articulated in spatial terms, such aspects ... More


The Queen’s Peace: Reflections on the Spatial Politics of Sexuality in Law

Leslie J. Moran

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The ‘Bolton 7’, composed of seven men and an ‘unnamed minor’ were all charged and guilty of buggery after they have been found to be in possession of and had created videos that exhibited gross ... More


Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Lennart J. Lundqvist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Sweden is seen as a forerunner in environmental and ecological policy. This book is about policies and strategies for ecologically rational governance, and uses the Swedish case study to ask whether ... More


The Geographies of Strategic Competence: Borrowing from Social and Educational Psychology to Sketch an Activity and Knowledge‐Based Theory of the Firm

J.‐C. Spender

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Sketches a consistent knowledge‐based theory of the firm where geography matters so that organizational knowledge must then also have a spatial dimension. The author differentiates four types of ... More


Social and Spatial Dimensions of Moundville Mortuary Practices

Gregory D. Wilson, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Keith P. Jacobi

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Scholars have only recently begun to investigate Mississippian mortuaries as important sites for the living as well as the dead. The archaeological signatures of mortuary practices not only reflect ... More


Places to go, things to do and people to see: space and activity in english youth work policy

Richard Davies

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter explores the development of youth work policy over a period of significant change under the 1997–2010 Labour governments. As a devolved activity, the English policy context has become ... More


Methodological Approaches for Sociological Research on Climate Change

Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, Andrew K. Jorgenson, and Lawrence C. Hamilton

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Research analyzing both social and environmental data is central for understanding the human causes and consequences of climate change. This chapter provides an overview of the sociological methods ... More


The Mandate

David B. Audretsch

in Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199351251
eISBN:
9780190232566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Chapter 2 explores the traditions, myths, and instincts of locational strategy inherited from the post‒World War II era, when a strong economic performance was linked to the ability to attract and ... More


Confined in Room: A Spatial History of Malthusianism

Alison Bashford

in Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter grapples with the spatial dimension of economics, in which the tensions between nature and humanity over the grasp of limited space and resources is envisioned in a Malthusian “confined ... More


Synthesizing the Research: Themes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Manuel Pastor and John Mollenkopf

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter culls the central themes from these cases, reexamines the factors that drive positive and negative responses to the new immigration, and seeks to unpack the political dynamics by which ... More


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