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Out of Equilibrium

Mario Amendola and Jean-Luc Gaffard

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book moves from the consideration that the dominant equilibrium theory is not suited to deal properly with economic changes like innovation and growth, which are, in the nature of structural ... More


Conclusions

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240883
eISBN:
9780191600173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240884.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conclusion emphasizes more general patterns that were identified in the comparative analyses. If due account is taken of the specifics of economic changes and national policy legacies, the ... More


Remapping the City

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Section I of this chapter discusses how, by not embarking on the journey linking city space, capitalist development, and class formation, Marxism denied itself a critical dimension in the material ... More


Feasibility

Robin Archer

in Economic Democracy: The Politics of Feasible Socialism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295389
eISBN:
9780191598722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295383.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Seeks to clarify the concept of feasibility and distinguish it from concepts of viability and efficiency. It focuses on the question of whether there is a feasible strategy that would enable the ... More


Modelling forest dynamics

Adrian C. Newton

in Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567448
eISBN:
9780191717895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567448.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes techniques for modeling forest dynamics. Topics covered include the equation of population flux, life tables, transition matrix models, population viability analysis, growth ... More


Influences on Upland System Structure IV: The Ungulate Guild

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Nutritional research on northern-range elk and park-wide bison shows catabolic decline and mortality increase through winters, and as functions of population size and winter severity, collectively ... More


Conserving a natural experiment

Anne E. Magurran

in Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527855
eISBN:
9780191713576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527855.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The guppy raises three different classes of conservation issues. First, the species is a useful model for freshwater fish species — one of the most endangered vertebrate groups. Second, although ... More


Orangutan population biology, life history, and conservation: Perspectives from population viability analysis models

Andrew J. Marshall, Robert Lacy, Marc Ancrenaz, Onnie Byers, Simon J. Husson, Mark Leighton, Erik Meijaard, Norm Rosen, Ian Singleton, Suzette Stephens, Kathy Traylor-Holzer, S. Suci Utami Atmoko, Carel P. van Schaik, and Serge A. Wich

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Orangutan populations are particularly susceptible to local extinction due to hunting, habitat loss, and fragmentation because they live at low population densities, grow slowly, and reproduce ... More


The conservation biologist's toolbox – principles for the design and analysis of conservation studies

Corey J. A. Bradshaw and Barry W. Brook

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, Corey J. A. Bradshaw and Barry W. Brook, discuss measures of biodiversity patterns followed by an overview of experimental design and associated statistical paradigms. Conservation ... More


Coextinction: anecdotes, models, and speculation

Robert R. Dunn

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Nearly all conservation and extinction research focuses on vertebrates and plants, but most organisms on earth are poorly studied or undescribed invertebrates, the majority of which are parasites or ... More


The Space Industries

Vernon W. Ruttan

in Is War Necessary for Economic Growth?: Military Procurement and Technology Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188042
eISBN:
9780199783410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) was created in 1958 to ensure U.S. leadership in areas of space technology considered important to national prestige, national defense, and foreign ... More


Development Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China *

Justin Yifu Lin and Peilin Liu

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the regional income gap of China is endogenously determined by its long-term economic development strategy. The comparative advantage-defying (CAD) strategy, adopted by the ... More


Large Firms and Industrial Districts in Europe: Deregionalization, Re‐Regionalization, and the Transformation of Manufacturing Flexibility

Gary Herrigel

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The current challenges to industrial districts in Europe are examined, and a range of possible scenarios is outlined for dealing with the situation. The main sections of the chapter address the ... More


Processes of Change

Mario Amendola and Jean‐Luc Gaffard

in Out of Equilibrium

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this chapter specific processes of economic change are analysed by means of simulations of the model that formalizes the out‐of‐equilibrium analytical framework proposed. In particular, processes ... More


The Coherence of the Classical System

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This last chapter on the classical socialist system identifies the main connections among the regularities in its constituent elements. First, the main lines of causality between the different ... More


Rethinking Infrastructure: Approaches to Managing Development on the National and Continental Scale to Reduce Conservation Impacts

Eliezer Batista da Silva, Gustavo A. B. da Fonseca, and Amy B. Rosenfeld

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the impact of infrastructure on biodiversity. The authors conclude that by first ensuring that projects are viable from both the economic as well as the environmental social ... More


A Contextually Based Human Resource Theory

Jaap Paauwe

in HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces its own model of the Contextually Based Human Resource Theory (CBHRT) through utilizing insights that have been derived in the previous chapters for establishing the design ... More


The Contextually Based Human Resource Theory in Practice

Jaap Paauwe

in HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

As we move on to adopting a more empirical approach in the next few chapters, this chapter demonstrates the various aspects of the CBHRT model and provides a description of how organizations utilize ... More


Ethics and Realpolitik in the National Policy, 1847–1849

Erica Benner

in Really Existing Nationalisms: A Post-Communist View from Marx and Engels

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279594
eISBN:
9780191598791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279590.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The relationship between ethical principles and cold, strategic Realpolitik in Marx and Engels’ national policy has been much disputed. This chapter reconstructs the ethical thinking behind their ... More


Non-treatment of Severely Disabled Newborns and Criminal Liability Under Spanish Law 1

Sergio Romeo-Malanda

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines whether medical professionals in Spain can be held criminally responsible if they withdraw life-sustaining treatment from severely disabled newborn babies. The focus on the ... More


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