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The Probable and The Provable

L. Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244127
eISBN:
9780191680748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244127.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The book was planned and written as a single, sustained argument. But earlier versions of a few parts of it have appeared separately. The object of this book is both to establish the existence of the ... More


Monitoring Characteristics of the Main Bank System: An Analytical and Developmental View

Masahiko Aoki

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter examines whether the Japanese main bank system offers different monitoring and controlling perspectives from the Anglo-American securities based financial system. It is argued that the ... More


Production Systems

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Explores the links between a firm, region, or nation's production capabilities and productivity. Productivity is explained in terms of fundamental principles of production that underlie the ... More


Faces of Poverty: Portraits of Women and Children on Welfare

Jill Duerr Berrick

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195113754
eISBN:
9780199893546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113754.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Most Americans are insulated from the poor; it is hard to imagine the challenges of poverty, the daily fears of crime and victimization, the frustration of not being able to provide for a child. ... More


To “affirmatively further fair housing”: Enduring Racial Inequalities in American Homes and Mortgages

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers what makes racial equality in the American housing system such a divisive issue. Because housing choices profoundly affect people's personal lives and yet also have enormous ... More


Interchangeable Parts and Mass Production

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:
10.1093/0195188047.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic historians have characterized the American system of manufacturing, or more appropriately the New England armory system, as the assembly of complex products produced from individual ... More


The Law Is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons

Colin Dayan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691070919
eISBN:
9781400838592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691070919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guantánamo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state—all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout ... More


The Myth of the Independent Voter Revisited

David B. Magleby, Candice J. Nelson, and Mark C. Westlye

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter revisits the findings and conclusions reached in The Myth of the Independent Voter (1992), which shows independents in the electorate from 1952 (the first year in which the ANES asked ... More


Juvenile or Criminal Court?: A Punitive Theory of Waiver

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0051
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The use of a juvenile court for youth crime is almost universal throughout the developed nations. However, every American jurisdiction has provided for exceptions—circumstances and procedures that ... More


The Reputational Premium: A Theory of Party Identification and Policy Reasoning

Paul M. Sniderman and Edward H. Stiglitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154145
eISBN:
9781400842551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book presents a new theory of party identification, the central concept in the study of voting. Challenging the traditional idea that voters identify with a political party out of blind ... More


Foundations of Evidence Law

Alex Stein

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198257363
eISBN:
9780191711039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257363.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book examines systematically the underlying theory of evidence in Anglo-American legal systems and identifies the defining characteristics of adjudicative fact-finding. The book develops an ... More


The American Criminal Jury

Nancy Jean King

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The criminal jury, after its importation to North America by English settlers, evolved into a unique institution in the United States. Several prominent features of American law and culture have left ... More


“To Rescue the Government and Public Liberty”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Although Henry Clay referred to Congress' failure to enact his American System, his words reflected as well National Republicans' gloom. As a tiny minority, they would resist but they could not stop ... More


Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial: Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers

Jasmine Farrier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501702501
eISBN:
9781501744464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an original assessment of all three branches, this book reveals a new way in which the American federal system is broken. Turning away from the partisan narratives of everyday politics, the book ... More


The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Lindsey Apple

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Known as the Great Compromiser, Kentuckian Henry Clay left a valuable legacy to his country by defining the role of Speaker of the House, envisioning a plan, the American System, that foretold the ... More


The Settlement of 1945

G. John Ikenberry

in After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars, New Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691169217
eISBN:
9781400880843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169217.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the order building in the settlement of 1945. The settlement that followed the Second World War provided the most pronounced incentives and capacities for the leading and ... More


Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Sabine Feisst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The first full-length study dedicated to Schoenberg’s life and music in the United States, this book dispels many myths and fills significant gaps in the existing literature on Schoenberg. Drawing on ... More


The Memorial

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Discusses the drafting of the Memorial to Congress by the committee appointed by the delegates in Philadelphia. The Memorial to Congress, accompanied by the Exposition compiled by Henry Lee and a ... More


Reversing

F.H. Buckley

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the faults and changes sought in American private and criminal law. It discusses constitutional infirmities and the reversibility of presidential government. The chapter also ... More


The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

William S. Belko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041742
eISBN:
9780813043937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041742.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As a result of the Tariffs of 1824 and 1828, a powerful aversion to the protectionist policies had arisen throughout the United States by the middle of President Jackson's first term. In order to ... More


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