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A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Tim Dyson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

This book provides an account of the size and characteristics of India’s population stretching from the arrival of modern human beings until the present day. The periods considered include those of: ... More


An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political science is often criticized for being insufficiently relevant for coping with governance challenges of our time. This book aims to fill this void by launching a general organizational ... More


The Sparta Game: Violence, Proportionality, Austerity, Collapse

Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast

in How to Do Things with History: New Approaches to Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190649890
eISBN:
9780190649913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649890.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, Ober and Weingast find the roots of some of the most unusual features of Archaic/Classical-era Sparta in the “proportionality principle.” That principle holds that the stability of a ... More


An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

in An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter launches a general organizational approach to public governance. It outlines key theoretical dimensions that cut across governance structures and processes horizontally as well as ... More


Democratization and Small Size

Jack Corbett and Wouter Veenendaal

in Democracy in Small States: Persisting Against All Odds

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198796718
eISBN:
9780191837951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796718.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The previous chapters challenged mainstream democratization theory by highlighting small state divergence. Chapter 7 turns to the final explanation: that small states tend to be more democratic ... More


Eli Lederhendler and Uzi Rebhun (eds.), <i>Research in Jewish Demography and Identity</i>. Boston: Academic Press, 2015. 410 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0049
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Research in Jewish Demography and Identity (2015), edited by Eli Lederhendler and Uzi Rebhun. Research in Jewish Demography and Identity is a collection of original ... More


The City and Its Residents

Harry O. Maier

in New Testament Christianity in the Roman World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190264390
eISBN:
9780190264437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190264390.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The chapter discusses the administration, economics, population, poverty, life expectancy, and practices of Roman imperial urban life and New Testament intersections with them, focusing chiefly on ... More


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