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Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel B. Araújo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book provides a first synthetic view of an emerging area of ecology and biogeography, linking individual- and population-level processes to geographic distributions and biodiversity patterns. ... More


New Accounting for Goodwill: Application of American Criteria from a German Perspective

Walther Busse von Colbe

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A critical examination is made, from a German perspective, of accounting for purchased goodwill using the new (American) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) standard: Statement of Financial ... More


Picking Winners

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter takes on the perspective of the employers and captures their experiences and observations regarding the recruitment practice of university graduates. The first part of this chapter ... More


Neoplatonists on ‘spontaneous’ generation

James Wilberding

in Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693719
eISBN:
9780191739019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693719.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Ancient philosophers generally accepted that there were many cases of living things coming to exist without having been generated by others of their kind. Aristotle famously labelled this phenomenon ... More


Biblical Presupposition and Canonical Meaning. Biblical Contradiction and Biblical Contrast

Alexander Samely

in Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270317
eISBN:
9780191683978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270317.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This chapter holds that the meaning of a biblical segment can be determined in the light of its difference, contrast, or potential conflict with another segment and its existential presuppositions ... More


Urban and Regional Land Use Dynamics: Understanding the Process by Means of Cellular Automaton–Based Models

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Urban growth and change are modelled by a constrained CA in which cell states represent land uses. The transition rule takes into account not only the neighbourhood effect, which captures attraction ... More


The Waters of Kentucky

Daniel I. Carey

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter follows water through the hydrologic cycle in Kentucky and shows how water shapes the land and supports the life. It describes and quantifies precipitation, stream flow runoff, ... More


Proportionality

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the principle of proportionality is a tool for the structured resolution of conflicts of autonomy interests. Each of the four stages of the proportionality test has its own ... More


Suitability

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The suitability obligation generally requires derivatives broker-dealers to make recommendations that are consistent with the interests of their customers. The Securities and Exchange Commission ... More


The Long Shadow of History: The Biogeographical Origins of Comparative Economic Development

Oded Galor

in Demographic Change and Long-Run Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036627
eISBN:
9780262341660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036627.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how the growing evidence for the relevance of preindustrial policies naturally questions the endogenous emergence of the institutions and the environmental conditions that ... More


Proportionality and Constitutional Governance

Alec Stone Sweet and Jud Mathews

in Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841395
eISBN:
9780191876912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841395.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter explains why enforcement of the proportionality principle has become the central procedural component of constitutional governance in the world today. Part I argues that proportionality ... More


Tod among his contemporaries in London, 1823–35

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The seventh chapter deals with Tod’s twelve shorter essays, presented by him before learned societies in London and Paris, between 1824 and 1835. In two steps concerning these shorter essays, an ... More


Recruitment and Selection of Graduate Workers

Gerbrand Tholen

in Graduate Work: Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198744481
eISBN:
9780191805714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744481.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the recruitment and selection process in four graduate occupations (scientists, software engineers, financial analysts, and press officers). How do graduate workers access jobs? ... More


Land Use, Land Capability, and Land Evaluation

M.S. Nathawat

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Land-use planning have a specific function for different human purposes or for any economic activities. Land use/land cover is the observed biophysical cover of the earth’s surface. We should have ... More


Suitability

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives, and the Law: Positivity and Preparation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190879631
eISBN:
9780190879662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879631.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the suitability doctrine. The duty owed by broker-dealers is one of suitability when doing business with the general public; this was added to the Exchange ... More


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