## Commentary 3.2: Aligning Contrasting Perspectives of Tipping Points

*Matthew Taylor*

### in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- January 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780197265536
- eISBN:
- 9780191760327
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- British Academy
- DOI:
- 10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0004
- Subject:
- Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reactions to possible tipping points can be interpreted through cultural theory, where styles of individualism, hierarchy, egalitarianism, and fatalism offer various manners of reaction and ... More

## Oughts and Thoughts: Scepticism and the Normativity of Meaning

*Anandi Hattiangadi*

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199219025
- eISBN:
- 9780191711879
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219025.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book provides a response to the argument for meaning scepticism set out by Saul Kripke in Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language. Kripke asks what makes it the case that anybody ever means ... More

## Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

*George Karniadakis and Spencer Sherwin*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528692
- eISBN:
- 9780191713491
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Spectral methods have long been popular in direct and large eddy simulation of turbulent flows, but their use in areas with complex-geometry computational domains has historically been much more ... More

## Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

*Rolf Niedermeier*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566076
- eISBN:
- 9780191713910
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This book provides an introduction to the concept of fixed-parameter tractability. The corresponding design and analysis of efficient fixed-parameter algorithms for optimally solving combinatorially ... More

## Dynamics of Viscous Compressible Fluids

*Eduard Feireisl*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528388
- eISBN:
- 9780191713590
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528388.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

The book presents and develops the most recent ideas and concepts of the mathematical theory of viscous, compressible, and heat conducting fluids. Two main objectives are pursued: (i) global ... More

## Capturing the Process

*Debra L. Dodson*

### in The Impact of Women in Congress

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780198296744
- eISBN:
- 9780191603709
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198296746.003.0003
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a heuristic model to guide the exploration of how the convergence of individual, institutional, and extra-institutional forces contribute to substantive representation of women, ... More

## Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

*Karsten Urban*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780198526056
- eISBN:
- 9780191712340
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Wavelets have become a powerful tool in several applications by now. Their use for the numerical solution of operator equations has been investigated more recently. By now the theoretical ... More

## Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

*Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195366297
- eISBN:
- 9780199864010
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.001.0001
- Subject:
- Social Work, Children and Families

This book presents a “360-degree” view of SFBT in school settings from meta-analytic, intervention research, and practice perspectives. This book is divided into sections within each chapter to allow ... More

## Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

*Jacqueline Corcoran (ed.)*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195154306
- eISBN:
- 9780199864287
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.001.0001
- Subject:
- Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book presents an approach to therapeutic contact with clients that capitalizes on people's resilience, strengths, and capacities. The helper works in collaboration with the individual to ... More

## Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

*Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195146776
- eISBN:
- 9780199864805
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.001.0001
- Subject:
- Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Society has instigated diverse responses in an attempt to end domestic violence in intimate relationships, which has plagued our society and deeply hurt our families and children. Helping ... More

## Axiomatic Bargaining Theory

*Partha Dasgupta*

### in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

- Published in print:
- 1995
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198288350
- eISBN:
- 9780191596094
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198288352.003.0016
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses the household as an allocation mechanism. It has eight sections; (1) gender differentials among adults; (2) allocations among girls and boys; (3) bridewealth ... More

## Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

*Douglas L. Dorset*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198529088
- eISBN:
- 9780191712838
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Crystallography

This book describes the solid state behaviour of organic materials based the polymethylene chain, i.e., the functional molecular component of polyethylenes, soaps, detergents, edible fats, lipids, ... More

## Bargaining

*Ken Binmore*

### in Natural Justice

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195178111
- eISBN:
- 9780199783670
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178111.003.0002
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter surveys the relevant bargaining theory, namely the Nash bargaining solution, the utilitarian bargaining solution, and the egalitarian bargaining solution. The importance of how ... More

## Collective Rationality: Equilibrium in Cooperative Games

*Paul Weirich*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195388381
- eISBN:
- 9780199866700
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388381.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A theory of collective rationality identifies collective acts that are evaluable for rationality and formulates principles for their evaluation. This book argues that a group's act is evaluable for ... More

## THE CAUCHY PROBLEM WITH GROWING INITIAL DATA

*Juan Luis Vázquez*

### in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198569039
- eISBN:
- 9780191717468
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0012
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter examines general conditions on the initial data under which the PME can be solved. The emphasis is on non-negative solutions and the data are locally integrable functions. Signed ... More

## BASIC EXAMPLES

*Juan Luis Vázquez*

### in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198569039
- eISBN:
- 9780191717468
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter presents five interesting categories of solutions that will play a role in the development of the theory of the book: separate-variables solutions, traveling waves, source-type ... More

## Introduction

*N. M. L. Nathan*

### in Will and World: A Study in Metaphysics

- Published in print:
- 1992
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198239543
- eISBN:
- 9780191679957
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239543.003.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In a want and belief conflict, one wants something to be true, but believes it to be false. In a positive solution, the world changes. In a negative solution, the change is only in one's attitudes. ... More

## Getting Together

*Ken Binmore*

### in Playing for Real: Game Theory

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- May 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195300574
- eISBN:
- 9780199783748
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0016
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter introduces cooperative game theory by examining the axiomatic theory of two-person bargaining problems. The link between cooperative and noncooperative game theory is first explained in ... More

## Stochastic intertemporal optimization: Long-term debt continuous time

*Jerome L. Stein*

### in Stochastic Optimal Control, International Finance, and Debt Crises

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780199280575
- eISBN:
- 9780191603501
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199280576.003.0003
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter answers the following technical questions: In a stochastic environment, where the return on capital and the interest rate are stochastic, what is an optimal (1) long-term debt, (2) ... More

## Reconstructing Gentile Origins: Adoption by the Spirit

*Caroline Johnson Hodge*

### in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780195182163
- eISBN:
- 9780199785612
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0004
- Subject:
- Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Paul's use of the concept of adoption, which was an integral part of the patrilineal cultures of the ancient Mediterranean. As a tool for perpetuating and shaping lineages and ... More