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Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy

Andrew Benjamin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748634347
eISBN:
9780748695287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of ‘working ... More


Epilogue: A Chorus’s Dance with Replication

Ayelet Shavit

in Stepping in the Same River Twice: Replication in Biological Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300209549
eISBN:
9780300228038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209549.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This epilogue provides a practical flowchart for interpreting the best practices for replication. Taking the specific actions shown in the flowchart will help researchers to bridge, albeit not ... More


Computers

ANGELO GAVEZZOTTI

in Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Chemical applications of force field simulations, of quantum mechanics, as well as X-ray data processing, lattice dynamics, and molecular dynamics simulations are all made possible by fast and ... More


Reproducibility and Validity of Food-Frequency Questionnaires

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter deals with the approaches used to evaluate dietary questionnaires, the design of validation studies, and the analysis and presentation of data from validation studies. The interpretation ... More


Anthropometric Measures and Body Composition

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.10
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the uses of measures of body size and composition, with special emphasis on epidemiologic applications. It begins with an overview of weight and height, including their ... More


1. Overview of the principles of nutritional epidemiology

Barrie M. Margetts and Michael Nelson

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sets out the basic principles of nutritional epidemiology as they apply to the study of relationships between diet, nutrition, and health outcomes. It describes the main types of ... More


3. Sampling, study size, and power

Tim J. Cole

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Precise definitions of study populations and samples are key to the interpretation and generalizability of findings. This chapter describes types of sampling, how to deal with non-response, and ... More


4. Covariate measurement errors in nutritional epidemiology: effects and remedies

David Clayton and Caroline Gill

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The key problem in epidemiological studies is the identification of relevant exposures and outcomes, and the relationship (and error modelling) between observed and relevant measures, and between ... More


6. Assessment of food consumption and nutrient intake

Michael Nelson and Sheila A. Bingham

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter takes a comprehensive look at the techniques, strengths, and weaknesses of approaches to estimating food consumption and nutrient intake at the household and individual level. At the ... More


7. Biochemical markers of nutrient intake

Chris J. Bates, David I. Thurnham, Sheila A. Bingham, Barrie M. Margetts, and Michael Nelson

in Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter takes a look at the utility of biochemical measurements in different body tissues for estimating dietary exposures (as opposed to the determination of nutritional status). Validity ... More


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