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Inducing Breach of Contract

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The classic form of this tort, as featured in Lumley v Gye, involves the defendant persuading the claimant's contract partner to contract breach. Subsequently courts accepted varieties of this tort, ... More


Neural Mechanisms Underlying Visual Motion Detection in Birds

Douglas R. Wylie and Andrew N. Iwaniuk

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a detailed account of how the pigeon brain detects moving objects, derives depth information from motion parallax, and perceives self-motion. All of these functions are ... More


Accessories

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The rule in Lumley v Gye is best explained on the basis that contractual rights carry with them a secondary right good against the rest of the world that they do not induce its infringement. The ... More


Whole-genome analysis of pathogen evolution

Julian Parkhill

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Whole-genome sequences for many bacterial species have initiated a new era of analysis. Horizontal gene exchange may be the dominant mechanism of adaptation. Bacterial chromosomes can be divided into ... More


Viking Identities: Scandinavian Jewellery in England

Jane F. Kershaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639526
eISBN:
9780191744570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639526.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This book is the first detailed archaeological study of Viking‐Age female jewellery in Scandinavian styles found in England. Based on primary archival and archaeological research, it presents ... More


Neural mechanisms of olfactory recognition memory

Peter A. Brennan and Eric B. Keverne

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the neural mechanisms of olfactory learning in mice and sheep. In female mice, mating leads to a memory for the smell of the male: exposure to an alien male leads to a pregnancy ... More


The Everyday Aesthete: An Excursus on Modern Taste

Dipankar Gupta

in LEARNING TO FORGET: The Anti-Memoirs of Modernity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674330
eISBN:
9780199081820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674330.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The appreciation of genius is not solely in the hands of professional aesthetes. Modernity allows for multiple expressions of originality from a variety of quarters, none of which is in a commanding ... More


1899–1913: A New Business Emerges

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

Issues of succession emerge, and Samuel Smith takes various steps, including incorporating his businesses as limited liability companies, and arranging training for his sons, expected to follow him ... More


Eye-Movement Control

Peter H. Schiller and Edward J. Tehovnik

in Vision and the Visual System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199936533
eISBN:
9780190258054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936533.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter examines the manner in which higher level organisms accomplish eye movements. The chapter has twelve sections. Section A outlines the basic facts about eye movements. Sections B and C ... More


‘Everything Counts’: Prefaces to the New York Edition

Oliver Herford

in Henry James's Style of Retrospect: Late Personal Writings, 1890–1915

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198734802
eISBN:
9780191799310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734802.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on the Prefaces to the New York Edition (1907–9), in particular the frequent passages recalling the composition of a novel or story. Treating the Prefaces as a composite writerly ... More


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