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Reaction and Inattention Within the US Government

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As evidenced in US government responses to humanitarian emergencies over the past decade, humanitarian considerations are often not taken into account sufficiently in military and political planning ... More


Rights over Fisheries and Fish

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter follows fishing rights from primitive monopolies to rights granted over medieval sea-fisheries to fishery regulation to property-like licensing. Most medieval rights were for fresh-water ... More


Industry, c. 1780 — 1914: Problems and Prospects

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Historians and others have suggested many reasons why most of Ireland failed to industrialize in the 19th century. One, long popular with nationalist writers, blames the mercantilism that preceded ... More


Introduction: An Atmosphere of Controversy

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A music performance can try both to reconstruct early practice and to give pleasure or dramatic effect. The results can be surprisingly vital, but the tension between the goals may explain part of ... More


Architects and artisans

Martin Carver

in Portmahomack: Monastery of the Picts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624416
eISBN:
9780748670703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624416.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the truly remarkable 8th century bag-shaped buildings excavated at Portmahomack. The geometrical layout, evident in the best preserved example, shows a feeling for creative ... More


Betting and Bookmaking: Social Class and the Racecourse Bookmaker

David Miers

in Regulating Commercial Gambling: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276158
eISBN:
9780191711145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276158.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on betting with bookmakers, principally on the outcome of horseraces. Betting between individuals posed little concern for the Home Office or police until the emergence of ... More


Human Usage of Giant Kelp and Kelp Forest Organisms

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster

in The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520278868
eISBN:
9780520961098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278868.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the anthropogenic effects on water quality and benthic habitats that negatively affect giant kelp growth and reproduction. These include activities that increase sedimentation, ... More


Chemical Control Strategies

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explores chemical control strategies. Despite promising recent developments in insect-resistant cultivars, biological control strategies, and improved cultural practices, turf managers ... More


The Perils of Public Works: Federal Reclamation, 1902–1909

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how the idealism of the reclamation crusade slowly died away in the years after 1902. It shows that the structure of American government also limited federal reclamation. It ... More


Starting Points

James M. Jasper

in Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226394756
eISBN:
9780226394749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394749.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter addresses the questions: Who initiates strategic action? Why and how strategic interaction begins? It shows among other things that there are many barriers to engagement. Three dilemmas ... More


Turf

JOE C. TRUETT

in Grass: In Search of Human Habitat

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258396
eISBN:
9780520944527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258396.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the beginnings of the grass lawn aesthetic and the historical relation between domestic grazers and turf in the Old World. The thick and short grasses imported from around the ... More


Turf: Working-Class Ethnic Youth and Green Space

Colin Fisher

in Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619958
eISBN:
9781469619972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619958.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter analyzes how the immigrant youth living in Chicago during the early twentieth century in America utilized the green spaces of the city for the purposes of leisure and recreation by ... More


“As Long As You Don’t Get Carried Away”: Choosing Lifestyle and Gaining Respect

Sandra M. Bucerius

in Unwanted: Muslim Immigrants, Dignity and Drug Dealing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199856473
eISBN:
9780199398133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856473.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the specific drug market in which the young men participated and the business model they employed (the structure and hierarchy of the market, the partnerships they formed, ... More


The Battle of the “Bouncing Ball”: RSD in Australia

Rebecca Hamlin

in Let Me Be a Refugee: Administrative Justice and the Politics of Asylum in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199373307
eISBN:
9780199396733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373307.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the process and the key institutional players that are involved in refugee status determination in Australia. The role of administrative agencies is an under-developed and ... More


Turfgrass in the Modern Environment

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada: Third Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter provides an overview of turfgrasses. Turfgrass typically refers to an individual plant or species and turf refers to a uniform stand of grass or a mixture of grasses mowed at a ... More


Insects and Mites: Turf Association

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the habitats of turfgrass insects. Destructive turfgrass insects and mites can be grouped according to the habitat in which the destructive stage of the arthropod spends most ... More


Scarabaeid Pests: Subfamily Cetoniinae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the green June beetle, which is a member of the order Coleoptera, family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Cetoniinae. Adults of this subfamily have the epimeron of the mesothorax ... More


Vertebrate Pests

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses vertebrate pests. Vertebrates become destructive to turfgrass in most cases simply because an attractive food supply exists in the turfgrass or soil below. Most often that food ... More


Sampling Techniques and Setting Thresholds

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter looks at sampling techniques and setting thresholds. The cornerstone of any integrated insect management regime is accurately identifying pest insects (including assessing population ... More


Consumer policy

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

in Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter summarizes 18 cases studies on Commission position formation in the field of consumer policy. It highlights how this rather young European policy area emancipates from purely market and ... More


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