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Stochastic Evolution

Fernando Vega‐Redondo

in Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774723
eISBN:
9780191596971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774729.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter introduces noise (conceived as mutation or experimentation) into evolutionary processes. This appears to be particularly well suited to tackle problems of equilibrium selection in games, ... More


The Case Of Earnst

Henry A. Murray

in Explorations in Personality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by describing Earnst’s physical appearance. It then tells about his family and educational background. It also explains that Earnst’s exposure to the presses like Frequent ... More


Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Majoritarian State traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP administration has established an ethno-religious and populist style ... More


Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Jonathan Davies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Between Realism and Revolt explores urban governance in the “age of austerity”, focusing on the period between the global financial crisis of 2008-9 and the beginning of the global Coronavirus ... More


Explanations of occupational sex segregation

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a critical analysis of causal explanations of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS). It evaluates the representative theories from three major ‘explanatory camps’: ... More


Evolutionary Significance of Variation

Susan J. Mazer and John Damuth

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

In this chapter, we consider the causes and evolutionary consequences of phenotypic variation among individuals in random-mating, unstructured populations. We focus on quantitative traits because ... More


Sexual Selection

Udo M. Savalli

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0022
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

When Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species (1859), he issued a challenge to potential critics: “If it could be proved that any part of the structure of any one species had been formed for ... More


Looking forward: from exclusion to inclusion and back?

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Seven summarises the main findings of the research explored in the book and considers the implications for future migrants. It reiterates the dominance of finance in the UK which has shaped ... More


Introduction

Ebun Joseph

in Critical race theory and inequality in the labour market: Racial stratification in Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400.00006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction sets up the Irish case as an empirical roadmap for race scholars across Europe to research and uncover the often unspoken and obfuscated aspects of race. It provides insight about ... More


Telangana Movement: A Cultural–Political Discourse

Gaurav J. Pathania

in The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The available literature on the Telangana movement offers historical, political, and economic perspectives that define Telangana as a ‘backward’ region and the movement as an offshoot to this ... More


Bonobo baby dominance: Did female defense of offspring lead to reduced male aggression?

Kara Walker and Brian Hare

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The dominance style of bonobos presents an evolutionary puzzle. Bonobos are not male dominant but female bonobos do not show traits typical of female-dominant species. This chapter proposes the ... More


The View From The State Capitals

Louise Tillin

in Remapping India: New States and Their Political Origins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199336036
eISBN:
9780199388172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336036.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter shifts its gaze upwards to the state level to consider the question of state creation from the vantage point of the state capital. It looks at why politicians from the same state but ... More


Introduction

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot

in Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In the Introduction, Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen and Christophe Jaffrelot elaborate on the unparalleled majoritarian turn of politics in India today, its present effects and future ... More


Formulating the dominance principle

Richard Pettigrew

in Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198732716
eISBN:
9780191797019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter strengthens the argument for Probabilism given in Chapter 1 by weakening the dominance principle to which it appeals. It shows why the naïve dominance principle from Chapter 1 is in fact ... More


The accuracy argument for Probabilism

Richard Pettigrew

in Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198732716
eISBN:
9780191797019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter summarizes the results of the investigation so far and gives the final version of the accuracy argument for Probabilism.


The Limits of Office

Henning Melber

in Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations and the Decolonisation of Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190087562
eISBN:
9780190099596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087562.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This final chapter returns to the balancing act in assessing the difference an individual in charge of a global governance body can make and where his or her limitations are depending on the ... More


Austerity and State Rescaling

Jonathan S. Davies

in Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The story of austerity is entwined with experiments in city-regionalism, authoritarianism, fiscal and political centralisation and downloading or scalar dumping. Interpenetrating institutional, ... More


Reading the Conjuncture: (Dis)Ordering Dynamics in the Crises of Neoliberal Globalism

Jonathan S. Davies

in Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter reflects on the question of governability, from the standpoint of the mooted interregnum in the hegemony of neoliberal globalism. It first recapitulates the positioning of each city in ... More


Afterword: Into the Pandemic

Jonathan S. Davies

in Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book concludes that in the period preceding COVID-19, five cross-cutting characteristics were prominent in shaping urban political (dis)orders: economic rationalism, weakening hegemony, the ... More


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