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Introduction: the ecological and social implications of changing biodiversity. An overview of a decade of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning research

Shahid Naeem, Daniel E. Bunker, Andy Hector, Michel Loreau, and Charles Perrings

in Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conventional approaches to ecology often lack the necessary integration to make a compelling case for the critical importance of biodiversity to ecosystem functioning and human wellbeing. This linear ... More


Conclusion

Gregory A. Daddis

in No Sure Victory: Measuring U.S. Army Effectiveness and Progress in the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199746873
eISBN:
9780199897179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746873.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The work concludes by assessing MACV’s decisions and choices in developing and implementing counterinsurgency metrics of effectiveness and progress in Vietnam. In the end, it asks if the army was an ... More


Regulated Rites

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter gathers together a variety of ways in which collective religious rites come to have legal significance. After touching briefly on historic examples of sanctuary and confession, it ... More


The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Erich Goode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book addresses the matter of how social audiences, both formal agents of social control (the NYPD and the Park Enforcement Control) and the ordinary, everyday park-goer, react when they ... More


The Archaeology of Prostitution and Clandestine Pursuits

Rebecca Yamin and Donna J. Seifert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056456
eISBN:
9780813058252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056456.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The archaeological study of prostitution in nineteenth-century American contexts grew out of the discovery of brothels in the 1990s during large urban projects done in compliance with the National ... More


Superconductors

A. V. Narlikar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199584116
eISBN:
9780191747496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584116.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Superconductors is neither about basic aspects of superconductivity nor about its applications, but concentrates mainly on superconducting materials. It is not an encyclopaedia, describing each and ... More


Superconductor-Insulator Transitions: Present Status and Open Questions

Nandini Trivedi

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A superconductor is a remarkable emergent state of matter in which electrons pair up and develop long range phase coherence resulting in zero resistance and perfect diamagnetism. How can a ... More


Theoretical Studies of Superconductor–Insulator Transitions

Yen Loh Lee and Nandini Trivedi

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents a theoretical treatment of two types of superconductor-insulator transitions — the disorder-tuned transition and the parallel-magnetic-field-tuned transition. This is performed ... More


The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West

David Kilcullen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190265687
eISBN:
9780190932787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book applies concepts from evolutionary science and military innovation to explore how state and nonstate adversaries of the Western powers have learned to defeat (or render irrelevant) the ... More


MemComputing: Fundamentals and Applications

Massimiliano Di Ventra

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192845320
eISBN:
9780191937521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845320.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

From the originator of MemComputing comes the very first book on this new computing paradigm that employs time non-locality (memory) to both process and store information. The book discusses the ... More


Macroeconomic Shocks and Unconventional Monetary Policy: Impacts on Emerging Markets

Naoyuki Yoshino, Pornpinun Chantapacdepong, and Matthias Helble (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838104
eISBN:
9780191874628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

Barely two decades after the Asian financial crisis Asia was suddenly confronted with multiple challenges originating outside the region: the 2008 global financial crisis, the European debt crisis, ... More


Fracking

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Few environmental issues have received more media attention than fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for oil and gas development in shales and other unconventional resources. This chapter provides an ... More


Central Banks into the Breach: From Triumph to Crisis and the Road Ahead

Pierre L. Siklos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190228835
eISBN:
9780190228866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The book covers the global economy and the various pressures faced by central banks. It also provides some ideas for reforming existing monetary policy strategies. The events of the past fifteen ... More


Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research

Alan Bryman and David A. Buchanan (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198796978
eISBN:
9780191838446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796978.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book describes twelve unconventional methodologies in organization and management research. These include unconventional research settings and data sources, unconventional research designs and ... More


Egypt versus Israel

Paul C. Avey

in Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the Egyptian–Israeli dispute following the 1967 Six Day War. Egypt had an intense political dispute with Israel centering on the Sinai Peninsula that Israel captured during ... More


Genre and Narrative

Emily Hughes

in Studying Talk to Her

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733438
eISBN:
9781800342026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733438.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the genre and narrative of Pedro Almodóvar's Talk to Her (2002). The narrative of Talk to Her flits between a double- and single-stranded plot line, plays with time with ... More


Are we running out of fossil fuels?

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on fossil fuel price forecasts, which hold the current policies on climate change together. Peak oil theorists started in the United States with an underlying assumption that the ... More


The Other Face of Battle: America's Forgotten Wars and the Experience of Combat

Wayne E. Lee, Anthony E. Carlson, David L. Preston, and David Silbey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190920647
eISBN:
9780197580981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The Other Face of Battle plunges into the jarring and violent experience of America’s “other” wars: the often irregular, unconventional, and intercultural wars that have dominated the American ... More


Allocation and Control of Public Funds

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

in A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes a school funding system that, consistent with the principles of constitutional governance, funds schools and students equitably, gives schools a defined amount for every ... More


‘W. H. Day Spender’ Had a Sister: Joan Adeney Easdale

Mark Hussey

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter takes a look at Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press's sponsorship of the unconventional writing of child poet Joan Easdale, noting that this sponsorship was made despite opposition from ... More


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