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Globalization, Technological Change and the Spatial Organization of Economic Activity

John H. Dunning

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:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Presents a further analysis of globalization in relation to technological change. The author takes issue with the all‐too‐persistent notions that only locationally immobile assets and arm's‐length ... More


Spatial Organization and the Appearances Thereof in Early Vision

Austen Clark

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The perception of the lightness of surfaces has been shown to be affected by information about the spatial configuration of those surfaces and their illuminants. Two regions of equal luminance can ... More


Island Archaeology and Island History: Cyprus

Bernard A. Knapp

in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237371
eISBN:
9780191717208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers, first, various archaeological ‘constructions’ that have guided as well as constrained the study of Cypriot archaeology. Until the 1980s, for example, most archaeologists ... More


Regional Clusters and Firm Strategy

Michael J. Enright

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:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The focus of this chapter is clearly defined regional clusters of firms, and how the characteristics of these help to shape the strategy of individual firms. An extensive review leads to the ... More


Holding the Line: Fighting Land Pirates and Apaches on the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores both the alternate versions of spatial organization and power that persisted and evolved in the borderlands and how the nation-states managed to suppress them in the first four ... More


No place

Mark Brown

in Paul Auster

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073960
eISBN:
9781781700945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explains how Auster represents spaces that cannot be found on the map in two of his novels. It shows that the places that are represented in The Music of Chance and In the Country of ... More


Multiple Control Mechanisms Contribute to Functional Behaviors of the Head and Neck

Emily A. Keshner and Barry W. Peterson

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0058
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Head stability is achieved through a convergence of reflex, voluntary, and biomechanical factors. Each of these mechanisms has distinct kinematic and dynamic characteristics that must be coordinated ... More


Cells, Genes, and Evolution: On the Nature and Workings of Life

Franklin M. Harold

in In Search of Cell History: The Evolution of Life's Building Blocks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174143
eISBN:
9780226174310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174310.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

An introductory chapter. Where the cell doctrine came from, the place of microorganisms in cell theory, how the distinction between prokaryotes and eukaryotes came to be appreciated, and the ... More


The Expression of Terrestrial and Celestial Order in Ancient Mesopotamia

Francesca Rochberg

in Ancient Perspectives: Maps and Their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226789378
eISBN:
9780226789408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789408.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the various cultural contexts for mapmaking in ancient Mesopotamia, focusing on maps on cuneiform tablets and how they served as expressions of terrestrial and celestial order ... More


Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Michael Dumper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161961
eISBN:
9780231537353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161961.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Jerusalem’s formal political borders reveal neither the dynamics of power in the city nor the underlying factors that make an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians so difficult. The lines ... More


Spatializing Knowledge

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0021
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter describes how human evolution along the lines of abductive thinking may occur: through the organization of knowledge according to how the world is organized spatially rather than ... More


The Built Environment of the Berry Site Spanish Compound

Robin A. Beck, David G. Moore, Christopher B. Rodning, Sarah Sherwood, and Elizabeth T. Horton

in Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the results of excavations in two of the five burned buildings in the Spanish compound, Structures 1 and 5. Surprisingly, our work revealed that these two buildings were ... More


Epilogue: Jim Crow Girls, Hurricane Katrina Women

LaKisha Michelle Simmons

in Crescent City Girls

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622804
eISBN:
9781469622828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622804.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter recounts the experiences of elderly women who grew up in Jim Crow New Orleans during the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The women talked about their ... More


“The Ground Necessary”: Excavations of a Brigade Encampment,Wayne’s Woods, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Julia Steele, Douglas Campana, and David G. Orr

in Historical Archaeology of the Revolutionary War Encampments of Washington's Army

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056401
eISBN:
9780813058214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056401.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In order to examine the spatial layout and organization of the encampment at Valley Forge, this chapter describes the results of a sampling from an archaeological transect through its Wayne’s Woods ... More


Moloka‘i-Nui-a-Hina (Hālawa Valley, 1969–1970)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles a summer spent in Hālawa Valley on a research grant. Returning from Philadelphia to Honolulu, the author met his future comrades in the newly proposed Hālawa Valley Project ... More


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