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Bioethics and Law in Action—Mining the Gaps: The Human Genome Research Project

Mark Henaghan

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

A gap exists between stating ethical principles and choosing which one to apply in a particular situation. Even when the choice of ethical principle is made, there is a gap between the expression of ... More


Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Helga Drummond

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Getting organizations going is one thing, stopping them is another. This book examines how and why organizations become trapped in disastrous decisions. The focal point is Project Taurus, an IT ... More


Teaching from the Crossroads:: On Religious Healing in African Diaspora Contexts in the Americas

Linda L. Barnes

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter proposes two ways to study religion and healing. The first outlines a program that involves an urban ethnographic study of culturally/religiously based approaches to healing in the ... More


Sibling carer story

Julia Manning

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses and relates a personal account of the experiences of a young woman following her mother's death when she became a carer to her younger siblings. She was supported by the Candle ... More


Mountains and medals: A young person's Journey

Emma Lupton with and Durone Stokes

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides another personal account of the experiences and feelings of a young boy who lost his older brother when he was stabbed to death three years previously. The boy has since sought ... More


Guns Don't Kill?

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Gun control has stirred intense emotions in the war on crime, even though many controls have only a marginal impact on firearms violence. Laws and their enforcement have been influenced most ... More


Addressing Undernutrition in India: Do ‘Rational’ Approaches Work?

Devi Sridhar

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

The estimated number of undernourished people around the world has increased to nearly 923 million and is projected to rise with increasing food prices. A large majority of those affected live in ... More


The Neo-Anabaptists

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The mythic ideal that animates the neo-Anabaptist position is the ideal of true and authentic New Testament Christianity and the primitive church of the apostolic age. Constantinianism is a ... More


Table making for the relief of labour

David Alan Grier

in The History of Mathematical Tables: From Sumer to Spreadsheets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508410
eISBN:
9780191708831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508410.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the Mathematical Tables Project, which was created by the Work Projects Administration (WPA), a government agency that attempted to create jobs for ‘employable workers’. Over ... More


The Life and Science of Harold C. Urey

Matthew Shindell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226662084
eISBN:
9780226662114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662114.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This biography of the Nobel Prize winning chemist Harold C. Urey (1893-1981) follows the famous scientist through his orthodox religious upbringing as a member of the German Baptist Brethren (Dunker) ... More


Disciplining the Disciplines*

JASON DAVIES

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter gives a brief overview of emergent taxonomies of disciplinarities in scholarship, and documents the engagement with these as ‘the Interdisciplinary Project’ within the Evidence ... More


Deciding on Fathers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Treatment After Domestic Violence

Betsy McAlister Groves, Patricia Van Horn, and Alicia F. Lieberman

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the experience of two programs that offer psychotherapeutic interventions to children exposed to domestic violence: the Child Witness to Violence Project (CWVP) at the Boston ... More


TOWARDS A MATROID-MINOR STRUCTURE THEORY

Jim Geelen, Bert Gerards, and Geoff Whittle

in Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter surveys recent work aimed at generalizing the results and techniques of the Graph Minors Project of Robertson and Seymour to matroids. Some of the most interesting and apparently ... More


At the Foot of Pompey’s Statue: Reconceiving Rome’s Theatrum Lapideum

Hugh Denard

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses the emergence of virtual reality (VR) technologies which have advanced the understanding of ancient structures. In 1998, through the funding of the British Academy and the ... More


Historical Constellations and Copernican Contexts

Karl Ameriks

in Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199205349
eISBN:
9780191709272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses methodological issues concerning the most extensive research on this era, the massive ‘Jena Project’ directed by Dieter Henrich (who, along with Hans-Georg Gadamer, was one of ... More


Electron density fitting and structure validation

Mike Carson

in Macromolecular Crystallography: conventional and high-throughput methods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520979
eISBN:
9780191706295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520979.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The Human Genome Project went three-dimensional in late 2000. ‘Structural genomics’ efforts will determine the structures of thousands of new proteins over the few years. These initiatives seek to ... More


Segou: Warfare and the Origins of a State of Slavery

Kevin C. Macdonald and Seydou Camara

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Bamana state of Segou (c.1700–1861) has been used as an exemplar of the slave system of economic production amongst Sahelian states by anthropologists and historians such as Bazin (1974), Roberts ... More


Model Research Programs: family psychoeducation

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter describes in detail the format, structure, and content areas of some of the major family psychoeducation (FPE) studies. Single and multi-family models and other adaptations are ... More


SNPs, HapMap, and common disease

Julian C. Knight

in Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199227693
eISBN:
9780191711015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227693.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The extent of single nucleotide polymorphism is reviewed, together with insights gained into the nature of allelic architecture in terms of haplotypes, linkage disequilibrium and recombination. The ... More


Ecological Hermeneutics: Meaning and Method

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the ecological hermeneutics of the Earth Bible Project, which represents the most serious and sustained attempt to engage with the biblical texts from an ecological ... More


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