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Synthesis

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Northern-range elk numbers have changed through four successive population phases over time: low numbers in prehistory up to ~1883; censuses of >6,000 up to 20,000-35,000 from 1884-1958; <6,000 from ... More


Neurobiology and Development

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 3 describes infant brain development, the structures of the brain and the functions of brain regions, especially the limbic system and the orbitofrontal cortex. The brain’s response to ... More


Evolving Patterns of System Response

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a comparison across the set of 12 earthquake response systems, examining the degree of integration achieved between their internal capacity to adapt to an altered disaster ... More


Operative Adaptive Systems: 1999 Duzce, Turkey; 2009 Padang, Indonesia; 2011 Tohoku, Japan; And 2015 Nepal Response and Recovery Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter details the findings and analysis for operative adaptive systems. Four earthquake response and recovery systems included in this study fall in this initial category of operative adaptive ... More


Emergent Adaptive Systems: 1999 Marmara, Turkey; 1999 Chi Chi, Taiwan; 2005 Pakistan; And 2008 Wenchuan, China, Earthquake Response Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reveals the findings and analysis that characterize emergent adaptive systems. Four earthquake response systems are characterized as emergent adaptive systems: the 1999 Marmara, Turkey, ... More


Afterword

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter offers some final thoughts about the program. It discusses ideas about potential modifications of the program pertaining to the length of the program, and useful application of this ... More


Risk in Practice

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the four different types of response systems that were identified by degree of adaptation to the problem of seismic risk. Auto-adaptive systems are those that are high on ... More


Toward an Auto-adaptive System: The 2013 Lushan County, China, Earthquake

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter evaluates the findings and analysis for the response system that is moving toward auto-adaptation. None of the 12 disaster response systems included in this study met fully the ... More


Nonadaptive Systems: 2001 Bhuj, Gujarat, India, Earthquake; 2004 Sumatra, Indonesia, Earthquake/Tsunami; And 2010 Haïti Earthquake Response Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the findings and analysis for nonadaptive systems. Specifically, it looks at the three nonadaptive seismic response systems developed following the 2001 Bhuj, Gujarat, India, ... More


Assessing Risk in Complex Systems: Data, Methods, and Measurement

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents the methods and data for the comparative analysis of 12 case studies of earthquake response systems that provide the empirical basis for this book. Three primary types of data ... More


Preventing Violence Against Young Children

Clarice Da Silva e Paula, Cassie Landers and Theresa Kilbane

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

For too many children, home is far from a safe haven. Violation of children often comes from the very social structures and institutions designed to care and protect them. Sadly, these acts of ... More


Enhancing Student Engagement and Learning Using “Clicker”-Based Interactive Classroom Demonstrations

Gary M. Muir and Anne M. Cleary

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Classroom response systems (CRSs), also known as wireless response systems, personal response systems, or just “clickers,” are becoming increasingly popular on college campuses. Students use handheld ... More


The New Global Framework for Pandemic Influenza Virus- and Vaccine-Sharing

Robert Gatter

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the 2007 controversy that ensued when Indonesia briefly stopped sharing its flu strains with the World Health Organization (WHO). It then looks at the World Health Assembly's ... More


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