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 Cutting a Deal

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines noncooperative bargaining models and links them with cooperative bargaining concepts in accordance with the Nash program. Following a discussion of what matters in real-life ... More


Simon Frederick Peter Halliday 1946–2010

ADAM ROBERTS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Fred Halliday was a writer, teacher and public intellectual whose work spanned two closely related fields: the post-colonial societies of the Middle East; and international relations. His first major ... More


The Threat of Shrinking Agency and Free Will Disillusionism

Thomas Nadelhoffer

in Conscious Will and Responsibility: A Tribute to Benjamin Libet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381641
eISBN:
9780199864911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381641.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Whereas the traditional free will debate focused on the free part of “free will”—with an emphasis on alternative possibilities and the ability to do otherwise—many of the new threats from psychology ... More


Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores citizens’ perceptions and experiences of security threats in contemporary Britain, drawing on perspectives from International Security Studies and Political Psychology. The ... More


Introduction

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The attack on affirmative action has come from a select few individuals with resource. This fight was thought to have culminated with the end of affirmative action signaled by the Fisher v. ... More


Case Study 1: The Gratz and Grutter Supreme Court Cases against the University of Michigan

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to understand arguments put forth by these social authorities (individuals and groups) in support and opposition to affirmative action within a prominent debate on ... More


Case Study 2: The Fisher Supreme Court Cases against the University of Texas at Austin

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at the most recent case to challenge affirmative action in college admissions policies in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin (2013 and 2016). ... More


Conclusions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to bring the discussion back to the broader ideas of the book: racism and framing by elite actors. This chapter discussed the insidious role of think tanks in enlisting ... More


IUCN Red List of Threatened Primate Species

Alison Cotton, Fay Clark, Jean P. Boubli, and Christoph Schwitzer

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is currently the most comprehensive source of data on the global conservation status of animal, fungi, and plant taxa. The Primate Specialist Group (PSG), part ... More


“Decisions with Precisions”: New Directions for Hardcore in Washington, DC

Evan Rapport

in Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

The music made in Washington DC in the late 1970s and early 1980s fundamentally changed punk. Washington DC was a different environment than the other cities where punk was based in that it was ... More


Will Obfuscation Work?

Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum

in Obfuscation: A User's Guide for Privacy and Protest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029735
eISBN:
9780262331319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029735.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter takes up the question of how obfuscation strategies should be designed, measured, assessed, and improved. To answer, it describes different approaches to obfuscation in terms of threats ... More


Conclusion

Virginie Collombier

in Tribes and Global Jihadism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190864545
eISBN:
9780190943271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864545.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Based on the different case studies gathered in this volume, the conclusion argues that the weakening or collapse of state power, deep socio-economic transformations and civil warfare, as well as the ... More


From Détente to the “Second Cold War”: From Kennedy to Carter

Benjamin Miller and Ziv Rubinovitz

in Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734965
eISBN:
9780226735153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735153.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter takes off from Kennedy’s assassination and the beginning of Johnson’s administration. It then briefly overviews the eight years of Republican presidents Nixon and Ford during which ... More


On Collection

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

in The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Blind belief in the force of history make intelligence operatives think that history repeats itself. But history, of course, never repeats itself. Nor do threats repeat themselves. However, they do ... More


Conclusion

Kjetil Anders Hatlebrekke

in The Problem of Secret Intelligence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780748691838
eISBN:
9781474465304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691838.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book argues that intelligence is secretly generated wisdom beyond the limits of formal reasoning that makes uncertain estimates less uncertain, and that consequently generates political, ... More


A vulnerable island

Ken Young

in The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-present issue of how Britain, as a nuclear strike base, could be secured against Soviet attack. Emergency war plans were predicated on a quick response to threat, and ... More


A theory of labour strategy

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 3 presents the book’s theoretical framework. The theory developed in Chapter 3 offers a set of answers to this study's overarching question, exploring why are there cases of unions ... More


Chemical weapons and false hierarchies

Michelle Bentley

in Syria and the Chemical Weapons Taboo: Exploiting the Forbidden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104717
eISBN:
9781526120861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter 5 analyses the ways in which the taboo has had a detrimental impact on the Syrian conflict. In particular, it focuses on the how specific weapons are perceived within a conflict, where the ... More


Introduction

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter highlights the importance of the subject matter of the book and situates the approach and contribution in the fields of International Relations and Political Psychology. While spending ... More


The scope of security threats and their causes

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Three brings together insights from the focus group and survey data on the scope of threats and their origins. It debunks previous claims that there are few systematic influences on threats ... More


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