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The Significance of Proverbs 1–9

Stuart Weeks

in Instruction and Imagery in Proverbs 1-9

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291540
eISBN:
9780191710537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291540.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The date and origin of Proverbs 1-9 are difficult to pin down, but its influence can be identified clearly in some subsequent Jewish literature (most notably Ben Sira and certain texts from Qumran). ... More


Intrastate Autonomy

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 8 argued for combining a rather restrained, justice‐based view of the unilateral right to secede, the Remedial Right Only Theory, with a much more supportive stance toward forms of ... More


The Representational Level

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter, the longest in the book, presents the Representational Level of FDG, which is a layered structure indicating the part-whole relations among semantic categories. After a discussion of ... More


Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Employment is the highest priority for many people with severe mental illness and it is a central aspect of recovery. Over the past two decades, the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of ... More


Understanding Consumption

Angus Deaton

in Understanding Consumption

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The author reviews the main issues discussed in the book and places them in the wider context of the evolution of macroeconomic thought. It points out to new theoretical and empirical puzzles raised ... More


Complete Individual Concepts, Non‐Communication, and Causal Connection

Daniel Garber

in Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566648
eISBN:
9780191722035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566648.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the notion of a Complete Individual Concept and Leibniz's celebrated Predicate-in-Notion principle, they feature in the ‘Discours de métaphysique’, a text drafted with some care ... More


Education and Individual Income Inequality

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The contribution of recent immigrants to income dispersion has grown slightly. This reflects the fact that their numbers have been rising over time and that they tend to have a higher proportion of ... More


Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Apostolis Philippopoulos (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034449
eISBN:
9780262332361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area total government expenditures have been around 50% of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden, ... More


Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Hannah Grayson and Nicki Hitchcott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Over the past 25 years, Rwanda has undergone remarkable shifts and transitions: culturally, economically, and educationally the country has gone from strength to strength. While much scholarship has ... More


Epilogue

Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen

in Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027090
eISBN:
9780262318563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027090.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Market-based approaches to environmental policies, like energy taxes and tradable permits, are cost effective since all participants face the same prices for energy. These approaches can also ... More


The Revolution in Retirement Plans

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Today it is natural to associate mutual funds with retirement plans since funds are the largest funding medium for 401(k) and other defined contribution plans, as well as for Individual Retirement ... More


A Brief Summary717

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Citizen's Income is an unconditional and nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. It would ameliorate the poverty and unemployment traps, hence boosting employment; it ... More


American gun rights: from national defense to self-defense

Justin A. Joyce

in Gunslinging justice: The American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126160
eISBN:
9781526138743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126160.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Equally important to the development of American law, as well as the Western's imagination of gunslinging heroics, is the constitutional guarantee of gun possession, a guarantee explored in this ... More


Individual Level: Neighbors Saving Lives

Daniel P. Aldrich

in Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on residents of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima Prefectures, drawing on interviews with residents, NGO staff, and decision makers from across Tōhoku to understand both survival (and ... More


Who Rebuilds? Local Roles in Rebuilding Shattered Societies

Susan H. Allen

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The focus in this chapter is on local roles and local-international partnerships in recovery from disaster in shattered societies. The chapter does not discount the roles that external actors can ... More


Agency and Contingency in Televisual Alternate History Texts

Karen Hellekson

in Sideways in Time: Critical Essays on Alternate History Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620139
eISBN:
9781789623765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620139.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Televisual alternate history texts concern themselves with not with history per se but rather the individual, agency, and self-contingency. In televisual texts including An Englishman’s Castle ... More


Salvation

Helena Liu

in Redeeming Leadership: An Anti-Racist Feminist Intervention

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529200041
eISBN:
9781529200096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200041.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter introduces the range of theories that have sought to articulate the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership. In particular, the chapter critiques the traditional promotion of ... More


Modes of Feminine Resistance and Testimony in the Wake of the Mudawana Reform and the Arab Uprisings: Contemporary Discourses of Contestation in Naïma Zitan’s Play Dialy and Fedwa Misk’s Webzine Qandisha

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 6 analyzes Qandisha, A Collaborative Feminine Magazwine, a webzine founded by Moroccan journalist and blogger Fedwa Misk in 2011 and Naïma Zitan’s Dialy (2012), a play in colloquial ... More


Name Changes of Individuals

Thomas Corsten

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The practice of changing the name of an individual is attested in ancient literature, papyri and inscriptions, which constitute the basis for the present analysis. These changes can be divided into ... More


Düzgün’s Case for a Religion of Freedom

Taraneh R. Wilkinson

in Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter takes up the work of Ankara theologian and kalam scholar Şaban Ali Düzgün, treating his Muslim understanding of fitra, or primal human nature and how he uses this Islamic concept to ... More


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