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The Achievement of Constitutionalism and its Prospects in a Changed World

Dieter Grimm

in Constitutionalism: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198766124
eISBN:
9780191829277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766124.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter summarizes the analyses contained in the previous chapters. It once again describes the ambitious claim of modern constitutionalism and distinguishes it from mere juridification of ... More


The Audit Explosion

Michael Power

in The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296034
eISBN:
9780191685187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296034.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the audit explosion in the UK. It also addresses a model of the demand for auditing. Audit is an idea as much as it is a concrete technical practice and there is no communal ... More


Believers Receive Revelation and Are Themselves Revealed

Gerald O’Collins

in Revelation: Toward a Christian Theology of God's Self-Revelation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784203
eISBN:
9780191826818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784203.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For the event of divine self-revelation to occur, it must be received by human beings responding to God in faith. To God’s speaking (locutio Dei) there corresponds the hearing of faith (fides ex ... More


Comparing Fiscal Squeezes Across Nine Country Cases

Rozana Himaz and Christopher Hood

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter offers a systematic quantitative comparison of the nine country cases examined in the book. It uses reported spending and tax data to compare the depth and duration of those squeezes, ... More


The conditioning phenomenon

Robert Elsner

in Diving Seals and Meditating Yogis: Strategic Metabolic Retreats

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226246710
eISBN:
9780226247045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226247045.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of cardiovascular preconditioning. This term has been applied to the unexpectedly improved cellular survivability and reduced metabolism that result from the ... More


Discrimination after stimulus exposure

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter continues the discussion of animal discrimination learning, concentrating on the effects produced by giving the animals prior exposure to the stimuli to be discriminated. The experiments ... More


The Hereditary Agreement of 1511

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Verdicts on the Swiss War now agree that it was a local conflict which spun out of control. In its aftermath the Confederation reached its final composition, with the admission of Basel and ... More


The Justification of Fundamental Rights

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers how we can move from an account of the fundamental interests of sentient beings to an account of their having fundamental rights to have these interests protected. After ... More


Matriarchal Myth in the Late Nineteenth Century: Why Then? Why Not Before?

Eller Cynthia

in Gentlemen and Amazons: The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory, 1861-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248595
eISBN:
9780520948556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248595.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the matriarchal myth in the late nineteenth century, first discussing the preconditions surrounding the development of the myth. The final part of the chapter shows that the ... More


A Method in Search of a Purpose: The Internal Morality of Medicine

John D. Arras, James Childress, and Matthew Adams

in Methods in Bioethics: The Way We Reason Now

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665982
eISBN:
9780190666019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665982.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the “internal morality” approach to medicine. According to this method, a medical ethic can be derived entirely from the contemplation of medicine’s proper nature, goals, and ... More


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