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Emerging frontiers of community ecology

Peter J. Morin

in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199228973
eISBN:
9780191711169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228973.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Community ecology is progressing in a number of important new directions. Among many possible future directions, I focus first on the important topic of biotic invasions, since they alter the world's ... More


The First Factor: Spatial Dynamics

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The kinetic dynamism of a classic sacramental church, with its longitudinal space for processions, is exemplified by the design and the use of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. The tendency of ... More


Virus Dynamics and Arms Races

Ricard Solé and Santiago F. Elena

in Viruses as Complex Adaptive Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691158846
eISBN:
9780691185118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158846.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The life histories of viruses cannot be understood outside the context of their host partners. Because they cannot exist without the environment defined by their target organisms, understanding the ... More


The Local Information Society: Spatial Dynamics, Information Technology, and Public Policy

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

in The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses on the spatial dynamics that influences the effectiveness of Finland's information society. The populations in different areas of the country and how these fluctuate over time ... More


Introduction

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The basic categories of analysis (spatial dynamics, centering focus, aesthetic impact, and symbolic resonance) and the traditions of church-building (classic sacramental churches, classic evangelical ... More


Does Social “Mix” Lead to Social Mixing? Emergent Community and the Nature of Social Interaction

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of the nature of the emerging communities and the extent to which they reflect the ideals of integration that lie behind the Plan for Transformation. We ... More


Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Richard Kieckhefer

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Four questions can be asked appropriately about any church. First, what are its spatial dynamics and how do they promote the dynamism of worship? Second, what (if anything) is the centering focus ... More


Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Cities and regions are highly complex but ordered systems. They are thus best understood by modelling within the framework of the theory of complex, self-organizing systems. This theory suggests that ... More


Spatial-temporal transmission dynamics and control of infectious diseases: Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a case study

Cécile Viboud, Hélène Broutin, and Gerardo Chowell

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Disentangling the spatial-temporal dynamics of infectious disease transmission is important to address issues of disease persistence, epidemic growth and optimal control. In this chapter, we review ... More


Modelling the effects of habitat fragmentation

Calvin Dytham and Justin M. J. Travis

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0031
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter aims to describe approaches to modelling spatial population dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Understanding the consequences of habitat fragmentation on the evolution of dispersal and ... More


Space, Place, and Immigration: New Directions for Research on Police Stops

Brian J. Stults, Karen F. Parker, and Erin C. Lane

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the role of spatial dynamics and neighborhood characteristics on police stop rates by incorporating the experiences of White, Black, and Hispanic motorists. Utilizing census ... More


Pyramids and Alleys: Global Dynamics and Local Strategies In Giza

Petra Kuppinger

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The pyramids in Giza have constituted a dramatic point of interest for colonial and postcolonial tourism, Western cultural imaginations, national-development and state-promotion projects, as well as ... More


The spatial dynamics of everyday ‘hate crime’

Paul Iganski

in 'Hate crime' and the city

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter shows that the geography of space and place clearly plays a role in generating encounters between offenders and victims. It therefore mediates between the background structural context ... More


Landscape effects on spatial dynamics: the natterjack toad as a case study

Virginie M. Stevens and Aurélie Coulon

in Dispersal Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199608898
eISBN:
9780191774560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608898.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the two reasons that make dispersal a key process in population dynamics: first, the movement of individuals impacts population dynamics, and second, dispersal movement also ... More


Conceptual Overview: Disturbance, Gradients, and Ecological Response

Robert B. Waide and Michael R. Willig

in A Caribbean Forest Tapestry: The Multidimensional Nature of Disturbance and Response

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195334692
eISBN:
9780190267742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195334692.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the causal relationship of physical and climatic gradients to the environmental conditions and resources of the ecosystem. It dwells mainly on the sets of relationships in an ... More


Ambiguities of vertical multi-ethnic coexistence in the city of Athens: Living together but unequally between conflicts and encounters

Dimitris Balampanidis and Panagiotis Bourlessas

in Divercities: Understanding Super Diversity in Deprived and Mixed Neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338178
eISBN:
9781447338222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338178.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the vertical multi-ethnic coexistence or the socio-spatial dynamics of segregation and social mix in the same building, a residential apartment building in Athens, Greece. Over ... More


The Spatial Dynamics of Desistance

Stephen Farrall

in Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199682157
eISBN:
9780191789168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682157.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Several commentators have noted how important specific places are in the production of criminal events; others have suggested that there are certain meso-level social or community structures which ... More


Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Raymond Bryant

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book reflects a longstanding personal interest in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and environmental struggles, focusing on the theoretical understanding around notions of moral capital and ... More


Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Clare Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol ‘epidemics’. To do so, it uses US and UK case ... More


Be Here (and There) Now: The Spatial Dynamics of Spectatorship

Kate Mondloch

in Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665211
eISBN:
9781452946504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665211.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter studies the conceptual and physical spaces specific to viewing film and video screens configured as sculptural installations. It recovers the critical subtlety of screen-based artworks ... More


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