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Limits of Commercial Investor-State Arbitration: The Need for Appellate Review

Jacques Werner

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains why investor-state arbitration is often wrongfully likened to international commercial arbitration among private parties. Investor-state arbitrations involve not only private ... More


Relative Acceptability of Missing Adjective Forms in Swedish

John Löwenadler

in Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the implications of an acceptability test designed to evaluate the Swedish native speakers's reluctance to form the neuter gender of certain adjectives such as the defective ... More


Conclusions

Theodore Markopoulos

in The Future in Greek: From Ancient to Medieval

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539857
eISBN:
9780191716317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539857.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter concludes the investigation. It summarizes some basic points of the discussion, placing emphasis on the occasional divergence between the findings of the investigation and predictions of ... More


What Is Needs Assessment?

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines definitions and various perspectives of the terms need and needs assessment. Need is a relative term that can have different meanings to various individuals and communities. The ... More


Futurity and English will

K.M. Jaszczolt

in Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter defends a thesis of temporality as a species of modality. As a preliminary study of temporality as modality, it focuses on futurity in English and various ways of expressing it, as well ... More


“No Need Cement”

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the mid-1990s, a proposal by the Pangasinan Cement Corporation to build a cement plant and sprawling industrial center in Bolinao, Pangasinan, split the fishing town, which is the home of the ... More


Ethnicity and Social Services

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The primary role of social services is to improve the functioning of the individual, family, group, or community. But this role can be enacted only if the need for assistance is recognized. ... More


Additional Considerations, Recommendations, and Conclusions

Patrick Dattalo

in Determining Sample Size: Balancing Power, Precision, and Practicality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195315493
eISBN:
9780199865475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315493.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter is organized into two sections. First, additional considerations that can affect sample size are discussed, including ethical concerns, costs, and synthesis of power and precision. ... More


Conclusions: In Search of a Global Moral Architecture

John H. Dunning

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the final chapter, John Dunning attempts to draw together the main themes and thoughts of the contributors to the book, and to summarize his own views on what might be done to upgrade the economic ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: A Christian Perspective

Brian Griffiths

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Brian Griffiths sets out his interpretation of the Christian attitude and response to global capitalism. After identifying the foundations of a Christian perspective, viz. the nature of the world God ... More


Final reflections

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter discusses the lessons that have been learned from lifelong observation of the workings of social security. It tries to identify a specific number of fundamentals that are ... More


Picking Winners

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter takes on the perspective of the employers and captures their experiences and observations regarding the recruitment practice of university graduates. The first part of this chapter ... More


Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

William Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479876990
eISBN:
9781479825929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The odyssey of Depo-Provera is a study of the politics of contraceptive drug risk management, which involves a lengthy struggle over the scientific assessment of the drug's health risk and ... More


Gradience in Grammar: Generative Perspectives

Gisbert Fanselow, Caroline Féry, Matthias Schlesewsky, and Ralf Vogel (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274796
eISBN:
9780191705861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274796.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book represents the state of the art in the study of gradience in grammar: the degree to which utterances are acceptable or grammatical, and the relationship between acceptability and ... More


Truth and Justifiability

Wolfgang Künne

in Conceptions of Truth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241316
eISBN:
9780191597831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241317.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

According to alethic anti‐realism, truth does not outrun justifiability. I first expound three classical versions of alethic anti‐realism,––Brentano's foundationalism, neo‐Hegelian and neopositivist ... More


Practical and Alethic Reasons: Part I

Paul Grice

in Aspects of Reason

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198242529
eISBN:
9780191597534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198242522.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Grice continues his project of proving the univocality of common modals (the ‘Equivocality Thesis’) by showing how a univocal structural representation can be applied to a certain (non‐moral) class ... More


Practical and Alethic Reasons: Part II

Paul Grice

in Aspects of Reason

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198242529
eISBN:
9780191597534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198242522.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter first shows how—given certain circumstances—valid inferences can be drawn from alethic to practical acceptability statements. For this, Grice tries to establish an acceptability ... More


Kant's Test

Thomas Nagel

in Equality and Partiality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098396
eISBN:
9780199870059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098390.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is reasonable for individuals cannot be determined at the level of individual practical reason alone, but depends also on some judgment about the collective result of everyone's following those ... More


Effects of Processing Difficulty on Judgements of Acceptability

GISBERT FANSELOW and STEFAN FRISCH

in Gradience in Grammar: Generative Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274796
eISBN:
9780191705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274796.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter highlights the effect of processing difficulty on acceptability. It analyses evidence demonstrating that parsing problems often reduce acceptability. It shows that the fact that ... More


What’s What?

NOMI ERTESCHIK-SHIR

in Gradience in Grammar: Generative Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274796
eISBN:
9780191705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274796.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter shows that the source of graded acceptability judgments cannot be purely syntactic. Instead, such data area forecasted by information structure (IS) constraints. The chapter argues that ... More


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