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Bayesian Epistemology

Luc Bovens and Stephan Hartmann

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199269754
eISBN:
9780191601705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Probabilistic models have much to offer to epistemology and philosophy of science. Arguably, the coherence theory of justification claims that the more coherent a set of propositions is, the more ... More


Introduction and Guide to the Volume

Joseph Henrich, Robert Boyd, Samuel Bowles, Colin F. Camerer, Ernst Fehr, and Herbert Gintis

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The origin and history of the (social) Preferences Network research project whose results are reported in the book is described. It is one of the research networks in the MacArthur Foundation style ... More


Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest

Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029735
eISBN:
9780262331319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029735.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This is a book about obfuscation: the production of noise modeled on an existing signal in order to make a collection of data more ambiguous, confusing, harder to exploit, more difficult to act on, ... More


Boundaries and Spaces

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses violence against women in the context of broader pro-Beijing and pro-democracy movements. In Hong Kong, the significance of the political transition is apparent in the ... More


Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Naomi Paxton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book provides the first detailed account of the work of the Actresses' Franchise League, taking the story of the organisation further than ever before. Formulated as a historiographically ... More


Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Tamson Pietsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

At the start of the twenty-first century we are acutely conscious that universities operate within an entangled world of international scholarly connection. Empire of scholars examines the networks ... More


Society

Katherine Pickering Antonova

in An Ordinary Marriage: The World of a Gentry Family in Provincial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199796991
eISBN:
9780199979721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796991.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Family History

Chapter 2 examines the Chikhachevs’ world beyond the boundaries of their estates and the village by exploring their relations with their social peers, through the patronage networks of which they ... More


Members and Interests

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The membership is assessed in detail for the earliest chambers in terms of their geographical reach, sector structure, balance of company structures, trading markets, overlap with other networks, and ... More


Maritime History as Global History

Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study aims to provide new insights into the connections between maritime history and global history. It demonstrates the significance of maritime activity as a conduit of global exchange by ... More


Bayesian Models for Variable Selection that Incorporate Biological Information *

Marina Vannucci and Francesco C. Stingo

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0022
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Variable selection has been the focus of much research in recent years. Bayesian methods have found many successful applications, particularly in situations where the amount of measured variables can ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More


Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Silvia Marzagalli, James R. Sofka, and John McCusker (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study analyses the presence of American ships, merchants, and interests in the Mediterranean region in the first decades following the independence of the United States, and seeks to understand ... More


Reliability

Luc Bovens and Stephan Hartmann

in Bayesian Epistemology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199269754
eISBN:
9780191601705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269750.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Introduces different interpretations of witness reliability into the models and constructs Bayesian-Network representations. Applies the models to Condorcet-style jury voting and Tversky and ... More


Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the social and human sciences in Mexico and the United States, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt reveals intricate connections among the development of science, the concept of race, and ... More


Islam without Europe: Traditions of Reform in Eighteenth-Century Islamic Thought

Ahmad S. Dallal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641409
eISBN:
9781469640365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641409.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal’s pathbreaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as ... More


Councillors: bringing order to chaos

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter examines the strategies and approaches councillors develop to interact with a wide range of players in governance networks. It explores how, if at all, councillors attempt to influence ... More


Alternative publishing and audience participation

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The forms of publishing pursued by workshops built upon an intense local interested in the histories and experiences of ordinary people. It was also well received among radical and labour movement ... More


From the Désert to the New Jerusalem

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the formation, spread, social composition and inner workings of the French Prophets as a movement. Based on extensive prosopographical research, it argues that the Camisards did ... More


Managed Cancer Networks: Exemplars of evidence-based governmentality?

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses Managed Cancer Networks, which we see as ‘high performing’ networks due to their successful brokering of complex evidence-based reconfigurations of services. We examine case ... More


Political Participation of European Muslims in France and the United Kingdom

Salima Bouyarden

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter explores how French and British Muslim communities are politically defining themselves by creating their own identity, and how they are building their sense of belonging through ... More


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