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Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A research instrument is defined as a systematic and standardized tool for data collection. It includes all types of research questionnaires and standardized scales. There are three ways in ... More


A Proposed Model for Derivative Actions: the Functional and Focused Model (FFM)

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter develops a model to analyse and explain the use of the derivative action referred to as the Functional and Focused Model (FFM). It is organized in two parts. Part A provides the setting. ... More


Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More


Amalgamation Negotiations

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Amalgamating partners' negotiating powers are taken to be a function of their interdependence. On this basis, the amalgamations studied are divided into three groups: dominant partner unions' ... More


Forms of International Administration

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines some of the more salient features of international administrations. Differentiates the various types of administrations on the basis of the degree of authority that they possess—ranging from ... More


The Scope of Mechanism

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There are three areas of particular concern to mechanists, concerns which highlight the legitimatory aspects of the mechanist project in natural philosophy. The first is the question of how ... More


Reasons for Belief and for Action

Alan Millar

in Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that all belief calls for justification and that, accordingly, a normative reason for a belief must justify or be positively relevant to the justification of that belief. This is ... More


Clausewitz's Ideas of Strategy and Victory

Beatrice Heuser

in Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232024
eISBN:
9780191716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz's definition of strategy, as given in On War, is very unsatisfactory. Taking his own ideas about the relationship between political aims and military means further, one is led to define ... More


Artistic and Critical Practices

Berys Gaut

in Art, Emotion and Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263219
eISBN:
9780191718854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263219.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses artists' ethical aims in their works and the influential role of ethical criticism in critical practice, even in the writings of the New Critics and of post-structuralist ... More


Making Propaganda, Leaving a Legacy: September 1939–October 1967

Martin Ceadel

in Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Angell as an unofficial propagandist first for Britain's cause in the Second World War and then for the west's cause in the Cold War. Moving to the United States in July 1940, ... More


The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The book is a collection of essays about ethical issues arising in selective higher education. The chapters, all by distinguished scholars, including one eminent university president, address the ... More


Preface

Mary Douglas

in Jacob's Tears: The Priestly Work of Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265237
eISBN:
9780191602054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265232.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The author discusses the origin of her book and its purpose, which she describes as setting the two main priestly books of the Pentateuch – the Books of Leviticus and Numbers – in (an ... More


Plato and the City: A New Introduction to Plato's Political Thought

Jean-Francois Pradeau

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859896535
eISBN:
9781781380666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859896535.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This is a general introduction to Plato's political thought. It covers the main periods of Platonic thought, examining those dialogues that best show how Plato makes the city's unity the aim of ... More


In Action

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Human beings exist only as beings in action. As Pascal and Plato show, human existence, in contrast to the uniformity and unchangeableness of divine life, is constant movement and change. The great ... More


Preparing the Foundation: Economic Rationale for the Liberalization of Capital Movements and the Art of Political Compromise

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The interpretation of any provision of the EC Treaty must be guided by its aims referred to in Article 2 EC. In order to prepare the foundation for a doctrinal analysis, this chapter starts off by ... More


Black Hole

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The Big Bang described in the last chapter appeared to have answered the doubts over the future of the London Stock Exchange, but from the late 1980s onwards into the 1990s, it both waned in ... More


The Democratization of Germany as a British War Aim, 1914–1918

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter explores the evolution of British attitudes to the issue of German democratization. It looks at how diverse the positions adopted by politicians and other decision-makers were. While ... More


Brian's Story: Conversations Carried through My Fingers

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores the complexities of local culture beyond the models of cultural dimensions with an American user case. It studies American graduate student Brian’s texting use for coordinating ... More


Non-Discrimination and Justification in the GATT

Erich Vranes

in Trade and the Environment: Fundamental Issues in International Law, WTO Law, and Legal Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562787
eISBN:
9780191705366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562787.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter addresses the non-discrimination disciplines of the GATT (most-favoured-nation treatment and national treatment) and related issues, notably justification on non-economic grounds under ... More


No Discipline, No History: The Case of Moral Philosophy

J. B. Schneewind

in Essays on the History of Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563012
eISBN:
9780191721731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563012.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter argues that one cannot write a history of moral philosophy without having a position about some important questions within moral philosophy, and that one cannot settle the disciplinary ... More


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