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Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measures that are reliable, valid, and can be used across diverse populations are vital to social work research, but the development of new measures is an expensive and time-consuming process. An ... More


Coordinating Advertising Strategy, Branding, and Positioning

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm should coordinate its advertising message, branding, and product positioning strategies. It distinguishs between the short and long runs, single-product and ... More


The Categorical Imperative and Kant's Conception of Practical Rationality

Andrews Reath

in Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288830
eISBN:
9780191603648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288836.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter outlines an explanation of how Kant grounds morality in reason. It argues that all rational choice is guided by normative considerations (reasons with normative force for the agent). In ... More


Conclusions

Yuval Shany

in Regulating Jurisdictional Relations Between National and International Courts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211791
eISBN:
9780191706035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211791.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter presents the main thesis expounded in the book, i.e., that the increased interaction between national and international laws and institutions warrants the rethinking of ... More


Evaluation of Hospice Activities: First published as a letter in Journal of Chronic Disease, vol. 37, no. 11 (1984), p. 871.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

A letter from 1984, reproduced here from the Journal of Chronic Diseases, was written in response to the appearance of early findings from the important National Hospice Study in the United States. ... More


The Problem of Explanatory Relevance

Alan Millar

in Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The explanatory insight provided by rationalizing explanations is causal and tied to appropriate generalizations. Because of this, it is not clear what rationalizing adds to such explanations. It is ... More


Some Landmarks of Twentieth Century Contract Law

Guenter Treitel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255757
eISBN:
9780191719561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255757.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This book discusses three of the most important developments in the law of contract in the 20th century. A short introduction explains the choice of topics and gives an account of the project ... More


Basic Terms and Concepts

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter defines important terms and concepts. It a familiarity with issues related to the appropriate application of each statistical procedure in terms of assumptions and purpose. The chapter ... More


Contracts and Global Sourcing

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the implications of weak contract enforcement for the international organization of production. With that goal in mind, the chapter starts by going back to the benchmark ... More


First Steps in the Needs Assessment Process

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Needs assessments vary due to the type of problems that must be assessed, the planned uses of the data collection effort, the resources available, as well as the design and methodology used. Many ... More


Morality and the Social Sciences: A Durable Tension

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter attempts to identify the tension between morality and the social sciences and recognize its inescapable centrality—and in that way have social scientists think more openly about their ... More


Restitutionary Remedies

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on restitutionary remedies in the 19th century covers waiver of tort, mistaken payments, failure of consideration, money paid, equity, common law, and the redefinition of ... More


Consideration

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the requirement for consideration in English contract law in the 19th century. The fact that the courts did not enforce gratuitous promises, or ‘bare pacts’ unless made by ... More


The Politics of the Blue Streak Programme

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Amongst the many intriguing questions which remain about the eventual fate of Blue Streak, two in particular stand out. The first is concerned with the reasons for the British Government's decision ... More


India

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores India's nuclear posture. Like China's, India's nuclear posture is classified as one of assured retaliation. There have been various dramatic moments in India's nuclear weapons ... More


Equal Voice and the Dilemmas of Democracy

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates how the United States deviates from the ideal of equal voice. It is based on the premise that equal consideration of the interests and preferences of all citizens is an ... More


Political Voice through Organized Interest Activity

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter maps the terrain of political activity by organizations using systematic empirical data to reveal something about the political voice emerging from organized involvement in various ... More


Discretionary Powers: A Legal Study of Official Discretion

D. J. Galligan

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256526
eISBN:
9780191681653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256526.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

One noticeable feature of modern legal systems is the extent to which power is conferred upon government officials and agencies to be exercised at their discretion, according to policy ... More


The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms and International Law: A Call for Generality

Duncan French

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Much has been written on the legal implications of the international regulation of GMOs. This chapter does not reproduce this discussion, but rather considers how general rules of international ... More


An Assessment of Egalitarianism

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The discussion in this book has shown that egalitarians have two major faults to find in contemporary society––and for that matter, in most developed societies at all times and places: they hold that ... More


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