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Parties and Democracy: Coalition Formation and Government Functioning in Twenty States

Ian Budge and Hans Keman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279259
eISBN:
9780191598883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Parties are the central institution through which mass representative democracies now work. This book covers four aspects of their activities at governmental level—the actual formation and ... More


Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Philip Dawid, William Twining, and Mimi Vasilaki (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Evidence — its nature and interpretation — is the key to many topical debates and concerns such as global warming, evolution, the search for weapons of mass destruction, DNA profiling, and ... More


A Priori Justification

Albert Casullo

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195115055
eISBN:
9780199786190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195115058.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The major divide in contemporary epistemology is between those who embrace and those who reject a priori knowledge. This book aims to provide a systematic treatment of the primary epistemological ... More


Bayes's Theorem

Richard Swinburne (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263419
eISBN:
9780191734175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Bayes' theorem is a tool for assessing how probable evidence makes some hypothesis. The papers in this book consider the worth and applicability of the theorem. The book sets out the philosophical ... More


The Existence of God

Richard Swinburne

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271672
eISBN:
9780191709357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271672.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book assesses the worth of arguments for and against the existence of God. Evidence confirms (makes more probable) an explanatory hypothesis in so far as (1) given the hypothesis the evidence is ... More


A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are ... More


Randomized Controlled Trials: Design and Implementation for Community-Based Psychosocial Interventions

Phyllis Solomon, Mary M. Cavanaugh, and Jeffrey Draine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333190
eISBN:
9780199864317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333190.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been considered a gold standard for health and social service research for generations of professionals. However, even as methods have developed to ... More


The Book of Evidence

Peter Achinstein

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143898
eISBN:
9780199833023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143892.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

What is required for a fact to be evidence for a hypothesis? In this book Achinstein introduces four concepts of evidence, which he calls potential, veridical, epistemic‐situation, and subjective. He ... More


Disagreement

Richard Feldman and Ted A. Warfield (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226078
eISBN:
9780191594236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Disagreement is common. Even informed, intelligent, and generally reasonable people often come to different conclusions when confronted with what seems to be the same evidence. Can the competing ... More


Evidence, Proof, and Fact-Finding in WTO Dispute Settlement

Michelle T. Grando

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572649
eISBN:
9780191722103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572649.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the process through which a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel formulates its conclusions with respect to the facts of a case, i.e., the process of ... More


Perception and Basic Beliefs: Zombies, Modules and the Problem of the External World

Jack C. Lyons

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373578
eISBN:
9780199871988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373578.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book addresses two central questions in epistemology: (1) which beliefs are epistemologically basic (i.e., noninferentially justified)? and (2) where does perception end and inferential ... More


Editors' Introduction

DE STE CROIX

in Athenian Democratic Origins: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255177
eISBN:
9780191719844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255177.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with the story behind the delayed publication of the collection of essays presented in this volume. An overview of the essays is then given. It is argued that if the ... More


Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149524
eISBN:
9780199865154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149524.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This book reviews the evidence-based treatments relevant to family treatment in human services and social services settings. It addresses some of the main reasons families are seen in mental health ... More


Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention

Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195341966
eISBN:
9780199866847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341966.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this book, Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd make the case that hot spots policing is an effective approach to crime prevention that should be engaged by police departments in the United ... More


Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of mental health disorders that present in children and adolescents, using both the American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force ... More


Value-Free Science?: Ideals and Illusions

Harold Kincaid, John Dupré, and Alison Wylie (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308969
eISBN:
9780199867608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308969.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

It has long been thought that science is our best hope for realizing objective knowledge but that, to deliver on this promise, it must be free of the influence of any values that are not purely ... More


Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Julia H. Littell, Jacqueline Corcoran, and Vijayan Pillai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326543
eISBN:
9780199864959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326543.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book aims to make familiar current methods and standards for research synthesis. It describes systematic reviews and meta-analyses, with numerous examples relevant to social work practice and ... More


A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The history of mental health service delivery has been marked by an emphasis on clients’ vulnerabilities and deficits. As treatment programs have moved out of hospitals and into communities, however, ... More


Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book analyzes in a developmental context understanding, assessing, and treating child maltreatment within the ecological framework. This framework is used to help systematically organize and ... More


Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

James C Raines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice in school mental health explains the nuts and bolts of infusing research throughout school-based practice following guidelines set forth by the US Department of Education. In ... More


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