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Transfer without Transaction: Policy for Information Acquisition

Stuart Macdonald

in Information for Innovation: Managing Change from an Information Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241477
eISBN:
9780191696947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241477.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses various policies for information gathering, such as the Visiting Engineers Scheme (VES), TechAlert Scheme, Overseas Technical Information Service, Outward Science and ... More


A New View of Child Development

Laura E. Berk

in Awakening Children's Minds: How Parents and Teachers Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124859
eISBN:
9780197565506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124859.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Teaching Skills and Techniques

In my three decades of teaching university courses in child development, I have come to know thousands of students, many of whom were parents or who became parents ... More


A Symbolic Science Of Intelligence

Subrata Dasgupta

in The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190843861
eISBN:
9780197559826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843861.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Human Problem Solving (1972) by Allen Newell and Herbert Simon of Carnegie-Mellon University, a tome of over 900 pages, was the summa of some 17 years of research by ... More


Experts and Woolf: Have Things Got Better?

Robin Jacob

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Expert evidence forms a key part of the resolution of many legal disputes, both civil and criminal. This chapter examines possible reasons for why the quality of expert evidence has improved since ... More


The BSA’s Triumph: Balancing Traditional and Modern Manhood and Authority

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 argues that the Boy Scouts of America triumphed over competing programs by shifting emphasis from the virile primitivism and boy autonomy that defined the Woodcraft Indians and Boy Pioneers ... More


Selling Sound

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

In the 1990s, the automotive industry began to invest in sound design in novel ways. Whereas sound design had long focused on shielding the car’s interior from exterior noise, it became increasingly ... More


Dispute Management and Resolution

Margaret Ross

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter notes that the nature and culture of the oil and gas industry have produced particular solutions in relation to dispute management and resolution. For example, the fact that delays are ... More


Constructing Entrepreneurial Pathways

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tillie Lewis, Olive Ann Beech and Margaret Rudkin all provide examples of how successful mid-twentieth-century female entrepreneurs in large-scale manufacturing companies carved out a place for ... More


Are They Marrying Too Young?: The Teenage Marriage “Crisis” of the Postwar Years

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Following World War II, the age of first marriage dipped to an all-century low. Numbers of teen brides and grooms soared through the early 1960s, and then quickly dissipated. While early marriage fit ... More


The Debate Continues

Kathleen Gutman

in The Constitutional Foundations of European Contract Law: A Comparative Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698301
eISBN:
9780191748882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698301.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 6 outlines the ongoing activities taking place in the debate about European contract law and their bearing on the constitutional dimensions of European contract law. These activities comprise ... More


How to Write a Law

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter defines the process of drafting a law, beginning with understanding the goal of the law, then moving through the steps of incorporating the existing science and law, capturing the goal, ... More


The Expert Cognition Model in Human Evolutionary Studies

Thomas Wynn, Miriam Haidle, Marlize Lombard, and Frederick L. Coolidge

in Cognitive Models in Palaeolithic Archaeology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190204112
eISBN:
9780190204136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204112.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter, the authors argue that technical cognition can best be understood as a variety of expert performance, or expertise. Expert performances are grounded in a cognitive system in which ... More


Jurors Overvalue Expert Testimony

Brian H. Bornstein and Edie Greene

in The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190201340
eISBN:
9780190201357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201340.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Trials are becoming increasingly complex. Much of this complexity is due to scientific or other technical evidence presented by expert witnesses, which is often hard for jurors to understand. By ... More


Opinion Aggregation and Individual Expertise

Carlo Martini and Jan Sprenger

in Scientific Collaboration and Collective Knowledge: New Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680534
eISBN:
9780190680565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680534.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Group judgments are often influenced by their members’ individual expertise. It is less clear, though, how individual expertise should affect the group judgments. This chapter surveys a wide range of ... More


Engineering the World

Ariel Colonomos

in Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyzes the role of think tanks in DC that are well known for their work in the field of international politics and their experts. The profiles of experts are very similar. They also ... More


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