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  • Contemporary poets' responses to science 

    MacKenzie, Victoria R. (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    This thesis considers a range of contemporary poets’ responses to science, emphasising the diversity of these engagements and exploring how poetry can disrupt or re-negotiate the barriers between the two activities. My ...
  • Contending for liberty : principle and party in Montesquieu, Hume, and Burke 

    Elliott, Sean (University of St Andrews, 2010-11-29) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the political reformation of “faction” in the political thought of Montesquieu, David Hume, and Edmund Burke, three thinkers whose works span what Pierre Manent calls “an exquisite moment of liberalism.” ...
  • The contestation of nonintervention : international order and emergence of the responsibility to protect (R2P) 

    Lind, Peter Spears (University of St Andrews, 2016-06) - Thesis
    This thesis examines how the norm of nonintervention has interacted with the norm of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) to construct a new normative architecture of international order. Nonintervention has long served as ...
  • Contesting climate justice in the city : examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments 

    Bulkeley, Harriet; Edwards, Gareth A. S.; Fuller, Sara (2014-03) - Journal article
    Debates about climate justice have mainly occurred at the international scale, and have focussed on the rights and responsibilities of nation-states to either be protected from the effects of climate change, or to take ...
  • Contesting the “nature” of conformity : what Milgram and Zimbardo's studies really show 

    Haslam, Alexander; Reicher, Stephen David (2012-11-20) - Journal article
    Understanding of the psychology of tyranny is dominated by classic studies from the 1960s and 1970s: Milgram's research on obedience to authority and Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment. Supporting popular notions of the ...
  • 'Contests of vital importance': by-elections, the Labour Party, and the reshaping of British radicalism, 1924-1929 

    Petrie, Malcolm Robert (2016-05-23) - Journal article
    Via an examination of the Labour party's approach to by-election campaigning in Scotland between the fall of the first Labour administration in October 1924 and the party's return to office in May 1929, this article explores ...
  • Context-based personalised settings for mobile location sharing 

    Abdesslem, Fehmi Ben; Henderson, Tristan; Brostoff, Sacha; Sasse, M. Angela (2011-10-27) - Conference paper
    Location-Based Services (LBSes) are increasing in popularity, but create many privacy concerns for users. LBSes usually rely on the same default privacy settings for all users. In this position paper, we claim that such ...
  • Context-dependent 'safekeeping' of foraging tools in New Caledonian crows 

    Klump, Barbara Christina; van der Wal, Jessica Eva Megan; St Clair, James; Rutz, Christian (2015-05-20) - Journal article
    Several animal species use tools for foraging, such as sticks to extract embedded arthropods and honey, or stones to crack open nuts and eggs. While providing access to nutritious foods, these behaviours may incur significant ...
  • Context-dependent associations between heterozygosity and immune variation in a wild carnivore Evolutionary ecology and behaviour 

    Brock, P.M.; Goodman, S.J.; Hall, Ailsa Jane; Cruz, M.; Acevedo-Whitehouse, K. (2015-11-04) - Journal article
    Background: A multitude of correlations between heterozygosity and fitness proxies associated with disease have been reported from wild populations, but the genetic basis of these associations is unresolved. We used a ...
  • Context-dependent decision making in wild rufous hummingbirds 

    Morgan, Kate (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    Conventional models of decision making assume that animals and humans will evaluate available options based on the benefit that they provide and then choose the option that provides the largest benefit. However, there ...
  • Context-specific close-range "hoo" calls in wild gibbons (Hylobates lar) 

    Clarke, Esther; Reichard, Ulrich H.; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2015-04-08) - Journal article
    Background: Close range calls are produced by many animals during intra-specific interactions, such as during home range defence, playing, begging for food, and directing others. In this study, we investigated the most ...
  • Contextual consent: ethical mining of social media for health research 

    Norval, Christopher; Henderson, Tristan (2017-01-26) - Conference item
    Social media are a rich source of insight for data mining and user centred research, but the question of consent arises when studying such data without the express knowledge of the creator. Case studies that mine social ...
  • Contextual determinants of political modernization in tribal Middle Eastern societies : the case of unified Yemen 

    Fattah, Khaled (University of St Andrews, 2010-05) - Thesis
    By all conventional measurements of modernization and development, from communication and education to bureaucracy and urbanization, Arab societies have been undergoing an impressive transformation. There is, however, a ...
  • Contextual effects of intergroup contact on outgroup prejudice 

    Christ, Oliver; Schmid, Katharina; Lolliot, Simon; Swart, Hermann; Stolle, Dietlind; Tausch, Nicole; Al-Ramiah, Ananthi; Wagner, Ulrich; Vertovec, Steven; Hewstone, Miles (2014-03-18) - Journal article
    We assessed evidence for a contextual effect of positive intergroup contact, whereby the effect of intergroup contact between social contexts (the between-level effect) on outgroup prejudice is greater than the effect of ...
  • Contextual imitation of intransitive body actions in a Beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) : a “do as other does” study 

    Abramson, José Z.; Hernández-Lloreda, Mª Victoria; Esteban, José-Antonio; Colmenares, Fernando; Aboitiz, Francisco; Call, Josep (2017-06-21) - Journal article
    Cetaceans are remarkable for exhibiting group-specific behavioral traditions or cultures in several behavioral domains (e.g., calls, behavioral tactics), and the question of whether they can be acquired socially, for example ...
  • Contextualising Classics teaching in Malawi : a comparative study 

    Nyamilandu, Steve Evans McRester Trinta (2016-05-18) - Thesis
    The thesis of this study is that Classical studies at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, has been taught with almost no reference to its African context, yet the Classical world, as Ogilvie (1979:2) observed ‘is ...
  • Contextualism about evidential support 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-03) - Journal article
    In this paper, I examine a contextualist thesis that has been little discussed in comparison with contextualism about knowledge, namely contextualism about evidential support. This seems surprising since, prima facie, ...
  • Continental carbonate facies of a Neoproterozoic panglaciation, north-east Svalbard 

    Fairchild, Ian J.; Fleming, Edward J.; Bao, Huiming; Benn, Douglas I.; Boomer, Ian; Dublyansky, Yuri V.; Halverson, Galen P.; Hambrey, Michael J.; Hendy, Chris; McMillan, Emily A.; Spötl, Christoph; Stevenson, Carl T. E.; Wynn, Peter M. (2016-02) - Journal article
    The Marinoan panglaciation (ca 650 to 635 Ma) is represented in north-east Svalbard by the 130 to 175 m thick Wilsonbreen Formation which contains syn-glacial carbonates in its upper 100 m. These sediments are now known ...
  • Continental growth and the crustal record 

    Hawkesworth, Chris; Cawood, Peter; Dhuime, Bruno (2013-12-08) - Journal item
    The continental crust is the archive of Earth history. The spatial and temporal distribution of the Earth's record of rock units and events is heterogeneous with distinctive peaks and troughs in the distribution of ages ...
  • The continental record and the generation of continental crust 

    Cawood, Peter Anthony; Hawkesworth, Chris; Dhuime, Bruno Philippe Marcel (2013-01) - Journal article
    Continental crust is the archive of Earth history. The spatial and temporal distribution of Earth's record of rock units and events is heterogeneous; for example, ages of igneous crystallization, metamorphism, continental ...