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(Non-)Extraction from Subjects as an Edge Phenomenon

George Kotzoglou

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the lack of Subject Condition violations in null subject languages (and, most prominently, Greek). The chapter proposes that Subject Condition effects are due to a prohibition ... More


Trying to Catch up with the Executive Board: Regulatory Decision-Making and its Impact on CDM Performance

Krey Matthias and Santen Heike

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter highlights some of the main reasons for uncertainty regarding the Clean Development Mechanism's (CDM) project performance, to assess the complaints brought forward, and to summarize ... More


US and EU Laws and Policies Compared

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The disparities—both perceived and real—between US and EU responses to climate change play a central role in defining the political parameters of on-going negotiations over a post-Kyoto agreement. ... More


Conclusions and the Way Forward

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The pathways and the perils evident in US and EU climate policy are microcosms of larger international efforts to address climate change. The pushes, pulls, successes, and failures of transatlantic ... More


Ussher and the Defence of Episcopacy

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In 1640, Ussher went to England for the first time in fourteen years. Though his ostensible reason was to present the subsidies of the Irish convocation to the King, it is clear that his visit was ... More


Range, Information, and Process

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This third ... More


On Efficient Simulations in Dynamic Models *

Karim M. Abadir and Paolo Paruolo

in The Methodology and Practice of Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honour of David F. Hendry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237197
eISBN:
9780191717314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237197.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter studies ways of improving the efficiency of Monte-Carlo (MC) techniques for dynamic models. Such models cause the conventional Antithetic Variate (AV) technique to fail, and will be ... More


Human Rights and Human Development †

Sakiko Fukuda‐Parr

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses Sen's capability approach to explore whether there are inherent contradictions between human rights and development. The ‘human rights based approach’ has gained momentum yet many ... More


Human Development Advocacy for Debt Relief, Aid, and Governance

Henry Northover

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter emphasizes that there had been a struggle to change creditor government thinking. Despite the HIPC Initiative being a response to popular pressure, the creditor community put human ... More


Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Philip Alston and Mary Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

For several decades after the UN Charter insisted that the promotion of development and human rights were central to post-World War II conceptions of world order, the two fields remained in virtual ... More


Back to Basics: Reduction

Peter Atkins

in Reactions: The private life of atoms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199695126
eISBN:
9780191918445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199695126.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

In its original meaning, reduction was what was done to a metal ore to obtain the metal itself: the stony ore hacked from the land was reduced to the malleable, ductile, lustrous, useful metal. ... More


A Middle Way: A Non-Fundamental Approach to Many-Body Physics

Robert W. Batterman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197568613
eISBN:
9780197568644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568613.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book focuses on a method for exploring, explaining, and understanding the behavior of large many-body systems. It describes an approach to non-equilibrium behavior that focuses on structures ... More


The Challenges of Ensuring the Mutuality of Human Rights and Development Endeavours

Philip Alston and Mary Robinson

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides a brief review of the different contributions to this book. The nature of some of the challenges confronting efforts to assure that the human rights and development agendas ... More


Oxidation and Reduction Reactions

Christopher O. Oriakhi

in Chemistry in Quantitative Language: Fundamentals of General Chemistry Calculations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198867784
eISBN:
9780191904509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867784.003.0022
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Quantum and Theoretical Chemistry

Oxidation and Reduction Reactions deals with chemical reactions involving electron transfer. It begins with oxidation numbers and their applications in naming complex molecular or ionic compounds. ... More


Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers within the Human Rights Perspective

Frances Stewart and Michael Wang

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter outlines how far the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) exercise, which covers many very poor countries and involves significant resources, adds to the realization of human rights, ... More


Human Rights and Poverty Reduction Strategies: Moving Towards Convergence?

Gobind Nankani, John Page, and Lindsay Judge

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the interface between human rights and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) initiative, aiming to determine both commonalities as well as points of departure between the ... More


Introduction

Enver Solomon and Maggie Blyth

in Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Prevention rather than cure is the obvious, common-sense approach to dealing with any problem, and it is unsurprising that criminal justice policy has been driven by such an ideal. Shortly after ... More


Why tackle anti-social behaviour?

Jessica Jacobson, Andrew Millie, and Mike Hough

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Governments vary over place and time in their enthusiasm for cracking down on anti-social behaviour (ASB). It is therefore reasonable to ask why they should take on this responsibility, and why they ... More


Best Synthetic Methods: Oxidation

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2009 - 2011

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965724
eISBN:
9780197563328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965724.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Karl A. Scheidt of Northwestern University described (Organic Lett. 2009, 11, 1651) the oxidation of primary alcohols such as 1 in the presence of an indole 2. The product 3, an active acylating ... More


C-H Functionalization: The Chen Synthesis of Celogentin C

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2009 - 2011

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965724
eISBN:
9780197563328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965724.003.0019
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Christian R. Goldsmith of Auburn University developed (Synlett 2010, 1377) a method for radical chlorination of 1 using commercial peracetic acid. Noritaka Mizuno of the University of Tokyo devised ... More


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