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Introduction to Part I

Jody Azzouni

in Tracking Reason: Proof, Consequence, and Truth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187137
eISBN:
9780199850570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187137.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Truth has been a central topic in philosophy. At present it's a particularly popular word to write about, if only because the many widespread positions that philosophers currently have on truth allow ... More


Conclusion

Nader Hashemi

in Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195321241
eISBN:
9780199869831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321241.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion summarizes, re‐states, and expands upon the key theoretical and practical claims on the relationship between Islam, secularism, and liberal democracy. A chapter overview and summary ... More


Beloved Community and Beyond

Richard Wayne Wills Sr

in Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Image of God

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195308990
eISBN:
9780199867578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308990.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the degree to which King’s optimism was seriously tempered by subsequent signs of a growing political gradualism, the rise of counterproductive race rhetoric, the troubling ... More


The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Joe Earle, Cahal Moral, and Zach Ward-Perkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

One hundred years ago the idea of ‘the economy’ didn’t exist. Now, improving ‘the economy’ has come to be seen as one of the most important tasks facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking ... More


Understanding Business Process Reengineering as Planned Organizational Transformation

Terry McNulty and Ewan Ferlie

in Reengineering Health Care: The Complexities of Organizational Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269075
eISBN:
9780191699351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269075.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Business process reengineering (BPR) is defined as the ‘the fundamental rethinking and radical redesign of business processes to achieve dramatic improvements in critical contemporary measures of ... More


Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon

J. M. Bernstein, Adi Ophir, and Ann Laura Stoler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823276684
eISBN:
9780823277285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276684.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deciding what is and what is not political is a fraught, perhaps intractably opaque matter. Just who decides the question; on what grounds; to what ends–these seem like properly political questions ... More


Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Olivier Blanchard, Raghuram G. Rajan, Kenneth S. Rogoff, and Lawrence H. Summers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In April of 2015, the International Monetary Fund gathered leading academic economists and policymakers, to discuss the shape of future macroeconomic policy. This book presents their combined ... More


Introduction: The League in British Policy

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction explains why the historiography of the League needs to be rethought. Rather than an attempt to realize an abstract idea (usually characterized as ‘collective security’), it was a ... More


Developmental empiricism: old wine in new bottles

Henry Plotkin

in Necessary Knowledge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198568285
eISBN:
9780191584961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568285.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

The book Rethinking Innateness: A Connectionist Perspective on Development by Elman et al. (1996) is a significant work because of its broad authorship and its explicit and repeated denials of the ... More


Rethinking Macro Policy: Progress or Confusion?

Olivier Blanchard

in Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter reviews the rethinking of macro policies since the crisis, with a focus on macro prudential tools, monetary policy and fiscal policy. It argues that there is broad progress and confusion. ... More


Financial Aid Policy

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

in Why Does College Cost So Much?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744503
eISBN:
9780199866168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744503.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite ample evidence that changes in net tuition do affect the college going decisions of students, there is scant evidence that increases in federal need-based financial aid actually have ... More


Reflections

James Mark, Anna von der Goltz, and Anette Warring

in Europe's 1968: Voices of Revolt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587513
eISBN:
9780191747557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587513.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This long chapter examines how interviewees across the continent made sense of their former radicalism as they became parents, took up careers, changed their politics and attempted to reinvigorate ... More


Econocracy

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter sketches out the contours of econocracy, its relationship with the academic discipline of economics and how it has developed in the twentieth century. It then shows in more detail how ... More


The struggle for the soul of economics

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Chapter 4 details the history of how the discipline of economics came to be so narrow and the more recent student led movements to reform it. It also includes a critique of the new CORE syllabus.


Rethinking Legal Culture 1

David Nelken

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the rethinking of the concept of legal culture. It takes as a starting point Lawrence Friedman's approach, both because his is the most widely debated use of the term and ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Preface and Introduction raise the question why most philosophers of art of the modern period have neglected the many ways in which we engage works of the arts and focused almost all of their ... More


Conclusion: rethinking patriarchy

Katie Barclay

in Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650–1850

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084904
eISBN:
9781781702598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084904.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The operation of a patriarchal system is not a story of unreserved male power and down-trodden women. Patriarchy is a lived system; it is a framework that people use to justify male superiority over ... More


Introduction

Neil Roberts

in Freedom as Marronage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter frames the context for the main interrelated questions the book answers: 1) what are some distinct concepts of freedom emerging out of the experience of slavery? 2) What important ... More


Introduction

Chris Gilligan

in Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism: Rethinking Racism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719086526
eISBN:
9781526128621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086526.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book. It notes that, since the 1980s, there has been a crisis of anti-racist theory and practice. It also notes that sectarianism in Northern Ireland ... More


A Road Map to “Progress and Confusion”

Olivier Blanchard and Rafael Portillo

in Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter provides an overview of the third “Rethinking Macro Policy Conference,” held at the IMF in April 2015, the proceedings of which are contained in this book. The chapters are organized into ... More


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