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1837Russia's Quiet Revolution

1837: Russia's Quiet Revolution

Paul W. Werth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198826354
eISBN:
9780191865305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826354.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Historians often think of Russia before the 1860s in terms of conservative stasis, when the ‘gendarme of Europe’ secured order beyond the country’s borders and entrenched the autocratic system at ... More

2030Technology That Will Change the World

2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Imagine living in 1958, and knowing that the integrated circuit--the microchip--was about to be invented, and would revolutionize the world. Or imagine 1992, when the Internet was ... More

Academia's Golden AgeUniversities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a ... More

Acceptable EvidenceScience and Values in Risk Management

Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Risk Management

Deborah G. Mayo and Rachelle D. Hollander (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089295
eISBN:
9780197560556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089295.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Discussions of science and values in risk management have largely focused on how values enter into arguments about risks, that is, issues of acceptable risk. Instead this volume ... More

Accessible ElectionsHow the States Can Help Americans Vote

Accessible Elections: How the States Can Help Americans Vote

Michael Ritter and Caroline J. Tolbert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197537251
eISBN:
9780197537282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537251.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explores the wide variation across states in convenience voting methods—absentee/mail voting, in-person early voting, same day registration—and provides new empirical analysis of the ... More

Accounting for the Fall of SilverHedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More

The Adaptable MindWhat Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

The Adaptable Mind: What Neuroplasticity and Neural Reuse tells us about Language and Cognition

John Zerilli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190067885
eISBN:
9780190067915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067885.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

What conception of mental architecture can survive the evidence of neuroplasticity and neural reuse in the human brain? In particular, what sorts of modules are compatible with this evidence? This ... More

Administrative TraditionsUnderstanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

Administrative Traditions: Understanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

B. Guy Peters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198297253
eISBN:
9780191914522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Contemporary public administration reflects its historical roots as well as contemporary ideas about how the public bureaucracy should be organized and function. This book argues that there are ... More

Adolescents at RiskPrevalence and Prevention

Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Joy G. Dryfoos

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Seven million youngsters--one in four adolescents--have only limited potential for becoming productive adults because they are at high risk for encountering serious problems at ... More

Adult Nursing PracticeUsing evidence in care

Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Ian Bullock, Jill Macleod Clark, and Joanne Rycroft-Malone (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care enables today's students and newly qualified nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to deliver, and lead care tomorrow. ... More

Advances in Corporate GovernanceComparative Perspectives

Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Helmut K. Anheier and Theodor Baums (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The governance of the modern corporation is broadly understood as the mechanisms, relations, and processes for balancing the interests of stakeholders. It spells out the rules and procedures for ... More

Advances in Info-MetricsInformation and Information Processing across Disciplines

Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Min Chen, J. Michael Dunn, Amos Golan, and Aman Ullah (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Info-metrics is a framework for modeling, reasoning, and drawing inferences under conditions of noisy and insufficient information. It is an interdisciplinary framework situated at the intersection ... More

Adverse EventsRace, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals

Adverse Events: Race, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals

Jill A. Fisher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479877997
eISBN:
9781479861439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Phase I clinical trials test the safety and tolerability of new pharmaceuticals and typically pay healthy people to enroll as research participants. In addition to being exposed to the risks of ... More

Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights

Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights

Derrick M. Nault

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198859628
eISBN:
9780191891977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859628.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, World Modern History

Africa throughout its postcolonial history has been plagued by human rights abuses ranging from intolerance of political dissent to heinous crimes such as genocide. Some observers consequently have ... More

African American Women Chemists

African American Women Chemists

Jeannette Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Dr. Marie Maynard Daly received her PhD in Chemistry from Columbia University in 1947. Although she was hardly the first of her race and gender to engage in the field, she was the ... More

African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Jeannette E. Brown

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This is the second of two books about African-American female chemists. The first book (African-American Women Chemists, 2011) focused on the early pioneers--women chemists from ... More

African Art ReframedReflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J. R. Osborn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book approaches the reframing of African art through dialogues with collectors, curators, and artists on three continents. It explores museum exhibitions, storerooms, artists’ studios, and ... More

After ArminiusA Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

“Arminianism” was the subject of important theological controversies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and it maintains an important position within Protestant thought. What became known ... More

After ModernityArchaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

After Modernity summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the ... More

After the Black DeathEconomy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Mark Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The Black Death of 1348–9 is the most catastrophic event in recorded history, and this study—the Ford Lectures of 2019 at Oxford University—offers a major re-evaluation of its immediate impact and ... More

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