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Parties and Democracy: Coalition Formation and Government Functioning in Twenty States

Ian Budge and Hans Keman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279259
eISBN:
9780191598883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Parties are the central institution through which mass representative democracies now work. This book covers four aspects of their activities at governmental level—the actual formation and ... More


Chapter Chapter A Regulatory Framework for Strengthening Defined Benefit Pensions

Mark J. Warshawsky, Neal McCall, and John D. Worth

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Recent financial market and plan termination experiences have exposed the shortcomings of existing funding, disclosure, and premium rules governing private single-employer defined benefit pension ... More


Chapter Chapter The Influence of PBGC Insurance on Pension Fund Finances

Julia Coronado and Nellie Liang

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is sometimes argued that firms sponsoring defined benefit pensions are led to take higher risks because pension insurance premiums and funding requirements do not reflect the riskiness of the ... More


 Preventing Pregnancy and Birth

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to women’s choices about contraception, sterilization, and abortion are presented. With regard to abortion, these include duration of gestation, condition of the ... More


Government Termination: Causes and Effects

Ian Budge and Hans Keman

in Parties and Democracy: Coalition Formation and Government Functioning in Twenty States

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279259
eISBN:
9780191598883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279256.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The main finding is that the absence of policy agreement among parties in a government produces premature and involuntary dissolution. This offers further support to the general policy‐based approach ... More


Diplomacy and Debate

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Looks at diplomacy and debate at the UN Security Council, and the role of procedural rules and practice in these activities. The first four sections of the chapter describe the rules for: the order ... More


Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book examines the business liquidation process — the winding up of the affairs of a company that has either decided voluntarily to liquidate or been forced to liquidate by its creditors. The ... More


 Employee Issues

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines the plethora of employee issues with which a liquidator must deal, not the least of which concern unions and labor relations. Retention and compensation of key management and ... More


Associative Adjectives and Verbs

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the second aspect of associative nomenclature, that of adjectives terminating in -ειος. This termination, though rarely used as a simple ethnic form when no ambiguity existed ... More


The “Hostile Takeover” of Bioethics by Religious Conservatives and the Counter Offensive *

Renee R. Anspach

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how a social movement/counter‐movement focus illuminates the attempt by some members of the religious right to change the orientations and assumptions of mainstream ... More


Special termination and reduction to pl flips

Osamu Fujino

in Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter provides a detailed treatment of the reduction of klt flips to pl flips in dimension n assuming minimal models in dimension n-1. This includes special termination, that is, the ... More


Interoception and Homeostasis: Lamina I Terminations at Cardiorespiratory Sites in the Brainstem

A. D. (Bud) Craig

in How Do You Feel?: An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiological Self

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156767
eISBN:
9781400852727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156767.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology

This chapter examines the regions in the brainstem where the ascending lamina I axons terminate. These projection targets are all involved in homeostasis, and thus, these terminations confirm that ... More


Terminating Early Life

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter explores two issues related to terminating potential life: one is the temporary prevention of conception, and the other is the permanent control of fertility to avoid future pregnancies. ... More


Introduction

Hugh Collins

in Justice in Dismissal: The Law of Termination of Employment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254355
eISBN:
9780191681479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254355.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses an introduction to the concept of justice in the workplace. The discussion also touches on the possibility of termination of employment as a result of a wide range of cases, ... More


Consolidating Change: The “Language of Success”

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

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

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on useful therapeutic techniques that help consolidate changes in the final sessions. As a result of developing and accomplishing self-initiated, personally meaningful goals, ... More


The Influence of an Adoption Experiment on Social Policy

Trudy Festinger

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents research results that provided the rationale for the adoption of legislation in New York State in 2005, which, among other things, improved the handling of adoption cases by the ... More


The Undoing of Performance: Refinements

Gerhard Dannemann

in The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199533114
eISBN:
9780191705526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533114.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The BGB contains some specific conditions which are meant to complement the general clause in § 812 para. 1 sent. 1 BGB. This chapter begins with the one which the Bundesgerichtshof applied in the ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


Grouping and Early Visual Processing in Avian Vision

Robert G. Cook and Carl Erick Hagmann

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines early visual processing in birds revealed by the analysis of multi-element textured arrays. Pigeons, and presumably most other species of birds, share many common properties ... More


Search, Goals, and the Brain

Catharine A. Winstanley, Trevor W. Robbins, Bernard W. Balleine, Joshua W. Brown, Christian Büchel, Roshan Cools, Daniel Durstewitz, John P. O’Doherty, Cyriel M. A. Pennartz, A. David Redish, and Jeremy K. Seamans

in Cognitive Search: Evolution, Algorithms, and the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018098
eISBN:
9780262306003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018098.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The process of cognitive search invokes a purposeful and iterative process by which an organism considers information of a potentially diverse nature and selects a particular option that best matches ... More


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