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Fiscal TherapyBalancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

William G. Gale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

America faces two distinct but related economic challenges. Steadily rising federal debt—largely fueled by rising healthcare costs and an aging population that will boost spending on Social Security, ... More

Unsaying GodNegative Theology in Medieval Islam

Unsaying God: Negative Theology in Medieval Islam

Aydogan Kars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190942458
eISBN:
9780190942489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942458.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

What cannot be said about God, and how can we speak about God by negating what we say? Traveling across prominent negators, denialists, ineffectualists, paradoxographers, naysayers, ... More

The Chinese LadyAfong Moy in Early America

The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More

The Great ConversationNature and the Care of the Soul

The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Thomas Berry lamented that humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the rest of the natural world. We’ve objectified a world of things—imagining they exist solely for human use. If ... More

Clients and ConstituentsPolitical Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book provides a theoretical and empirical examination of constituency service in developing countries. The predominant view of distributive politics in “patronage democracies” emphasizes the ... More

Voices of GuinnessAn Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... More

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Family SacrificesThe Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More

Finance and Financial IntermediationA Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Finance and financial intermediation are central to modern economies. This book covers all of the material a sophisticated economist needs to know about this area. It begins with an overview of ... More

The German AwakeningProtestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Andrew Kloes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Historians of modern German culture and church history refer to “the Awakening movement” (die Erweckungsbewegung) to describe a period in the history of German Protestantism between the end of the ... More

The Lands in BetweenThe New Politics of Russia's Hybrid War

The Lands in Between: The New Politics of Russia's Hybrid War

Mitchell A. Orenstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936143
eISBN:
9780190936846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Russian Politics

Russia’s hybrid war on the West has begun to afflict Western politics in ways that are remarkably similar to its effects on the “lands in between,” small, vulnerable countries in Europe situated in ... More

Lifeworlds of IslamThe Pragmatics of a Religion

Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Islam is what Muslims do. From this premise, the book elaborates a sociology of Islam in three concise chapters. The book shows that Islam has operated typically not in the form of standard dogmas, ... More

The Moving EyeFilm, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

The Moving Eye: Film, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

Edward Dimendberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190218430
eISBN:
9780190218461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Once the province of film and media scholars, today the moving image concerns historians of art and architecture and designers of everything from websites to cities. As museums and galleries devote ... More

On StreisandAn Opinionated Guide

On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This critical analysis of Barbra Streisand looks past the mainstream show-business principal to deconstruct an artist who is in fact a revolutionary figure. Streisand pioneered an intense and even ... More

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Productivity and the Bonus Culture

Andrew Smithers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836117
eISBN:
9780191873461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836117.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Living standards in the UK and the US are in danger of falling. In the past change has brought disruption with the offsetting reward of higher living standards from growth. Today we have disruption ... More

Politics on DisplayYard Signs and the Politicization of Social Spaces

Politics on Display: Yard Signs and the Politicization of Social Spaces

Todd Makse, Scott Minkoff, and Anand Sokhey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190926311
eISBN:
9780190926359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926311.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Political yard signs are one of the most conspicuous features of American political campaigns, yet they have received little attention as a form of political communication or participation. In a ... More

Post-LiberalismRecovering a Shared World

Post-Liberalism: Recovering a Shared World

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190949907
eISBN:
9780190949938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This book is about a paradigm shift occurring under our very eyes, a shift where everything hangs and changes together. The title Post-Liberalism gestures toward this shift, without being able to ... More

Representation and the Electoral College

Representation and the Electoral College

Robert M. Alexander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190939427
eISBN:
9780190939465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book evaluates the Electoral College as it relates to relevant theories of representation. The purpose of the study is to help readers understand the ways in which the institution does or does ... More

Taking Aim at Attack AdvertisingUnderstanding the Impact of Negative Campaigning in U.S. Senate Races

Taking Aim at Attack Advertising: Understanding the Impact of Negative Campaigning in U.S. Senate Races

Kim Fridkin and Patrick Kenney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190947569
eISBN:
9780190947606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947569.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book develops and tests the “tolerance and tactics theory of negativity.” The theory argues that citizens differ in their tolerance of negative campaigning. Also, candidates vary in the tactics ... More

Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Philip G. Alston and Nikki R. Reisch (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book looks at the linkages between human rights and tax law and reveals their mutual relevance to tackling economic, social, and political inequalities. Against the backdrop of systemic ... More

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