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Requirements for Conducting Confirmatory Factor Analysis: Data Considerations

Donna Harrington

in Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents the requirements for conducting a confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). Types of missing data, as well as methods of checking for and addressing missing data, such as imputation, ... More


Non‐Etiological Mind‐Based Externalism

Joseph Mendola

in Anti-Externalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534999
eISBN:
9780191715969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534999.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses externalist theories of mental content that do not involve the mediation of thought by language and in which history is not crucial. It argues that the asymmetric dependence ... More


Settling Into War

Catriona Pennell

in A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590582
eISBN:
9780191738777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590582.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

After the jolt of the outbreak of war, that led to food panics and a brief financial scare, the vast inertia of everyday life in England asserted itself. This chapter examines how the populations of ... More


Atypical, Suboptimal, and Changing Synergies

Mark L. Latash

in Synergy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333169
eISBN:
9780199864195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333169.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

The sixth part of the book reviews applications of the described approach to atypical and changing movements. It starts with a discussion of the notion of normality and its applicability to motor ... More


The Media and the Second World War: From Integration to Disintegration

Corey Ross

in Media and the Making of Modern Germany: Mass Communications, Society, and Politics from the Empire to the Third Reich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278213
eISBN:
9780191707933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278213.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how the war years witnessed a dramatic intensification of the ongoing tension between the integrative and disaggregating social potential of the mass media. On the one hand, the ... More


Setting Benchmarks for Psychiatric Concepts

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes the so-called “benchmark problem”, which is the problem of determining a diagnostic benchmark beyond which the ordinary (or normal) becomes extraordinary (or abnormal). Through ... More


Actual Causality

Joseph Y. Halpern

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035026
eISBN:
9780262336611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Causality plays a central role in the way people structure the world; we constantly seek causal explanations for our observations. But what does it even mean that an event C “actually caused” event ... More


Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law

Arlie Loughnan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698592
eISBN:
9780191738883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Whether it is a question of the age below which a child cannot be held liable for their actions, or the attribution of responsibility to defendants with mental illnesses, mental incapacity is a ... More


Biblical Presupposition and Canonical Meaning. Biblical Contradiction and Biblical Contrast

Alexander Samely

in Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270317
eISBN:
9780191683978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270317.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This chapter holds that the meaning of a biblical segment can be determined in the light of its difference, contrast, or potential conflict with another segment and its existential presuppositions ... More


‘Artistic Hallucination’ from Brierre de Boismont to Taine

Tony James

in Dream, Creativity, and Madness in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151883
eISBN:
9780191672873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151883.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on two novelists: Brierre de Boismont and Taine. Balzac left significant texts on which new light was thrown by his sister's biography, critical articles by Gautier, who knew ... More


Civilization and Morality: Manichaean Attitudes among the Occupiers of Southern Rhodesia, 1890–1905

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

‘Morality’ and ‘civilization’ dominated white discussions of African sexual behaviour. This chapter argues that the terms had little intrinsic meaning, serving only to justify making black sex a ... More


Being Sane

R. A. HOUSTON

in Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207870
eISBN:
9780191677830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207870.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses sanity — which was seen as showing no evidence of insanity or incapacity. The dividing line between physical illness and ... More


How Good Are the Measures?

J. H. Abramson and Z. H. Abramson

in Making Sense of Data: A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195145250
eISBN:
9780199864775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145250.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The exercises in this section deal with the accuracy of measures used in epidemiological studies. They cover methods of appraising the validity of measures; the ways in which poor validity can ... More


Reading a Festival Nexus: Plynteria and Kallynteria

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

in Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the basic skeleton of the nexus of the Plynteria and Kallynteria. In the nexus of the Plynteria and Kallynteria, abnormality and pollution were correlative with ... More


School’s Out?: The Uno School Meets Japanese Capitalism

Andrew E. Barshay

in The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236455
eISBN:
9780520941335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236455.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Uno school’s own success came precisely as a school, as an academic formation, and at the moment of the “modern,” when the framework of the Agrarfrage was losing silence in Japan. Uno’s very ... More


Disability’s Other: The Production of “Normal Men” in Midcentury America

Anna Creadick

in Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190458997
eISBN:
9780190459024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458997.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The notion of “disability” relies on the concept of “normal.” Like disability, normality has a traceable history as an epistemological category. The mobilization of soldiers during World War II and, ... More


Desperately Seeking Normality

Arlene Stein

in Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199733583
eISBN:
9780199381937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733583.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Amid a world of uncertainties brought about by World War II and its aftermath, the home seemed to offer a security and privacy, and was thought to be the arena in which survivors’ “adaptation” would ... More


Trials and adjustment

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter describes the behaviour and feelings associated with the adjustment to living with life-altering illness. Illness disrupts the routines in people’s lives. When they start treatment, ... More


Illegal Enterprise and Occupational Barriers

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter attempts to identify a continuum between irregular, hidden, semi-legal, and overtly illegal economies. It proposes to call this continuum a bazaar to capture the notion of a constant ... More


Bliss (1981)

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies Carey's first published novel, Bliss, which capitalised on the success of his stories. This novel presents the scenario of hippies versus capitalists and is characteristically ... More


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