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On Gaining Perspective

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Looking for underlying drivers to make sense of the present and to foretell the future is a time-tested trick. That is why this chapter (and the book, in various other places) quotes Virgil's Aeneid, ... More


Expertise-Centered Behaviors: How Knowledge Changes Organizations and How to Know When It's There

Laura Evans

in Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the particular types of expertise that tribes have built as a result. Specifically, the chapter details how knowledge changes organizations and how it alters political ... More


Coda: Gilliam’s Art of the Possible

Susanne Kord

in 12 Monkeys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781999334000
eISBN:
9781800342491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781999334000.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter talks about getting caught in a loop as one of Terry Gilliam's greatest fears, much like the one that characterises the 12 Monkeys series, which has become derivative and repetitive. It ... More


Moral Conflict and Moral Deficiency

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Conflict can occur within the team dealing with patient care, and between professional and patient opinion on treatment. This chapter suggests ways of dealing with both kinds of conflict. ... More


The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Consumption decisions are crucial determinants of business cycles and growth. Knowledge of how consumers respond to the economic environment and how they react to the risks that they encounter during ... More


The Positive Case for Professional Economic Ethics

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Having shown that the economist’s case against professional economic ethics is deficient, this chapter advances a positive case for professional economic ethics. Owing to its monopoly of expertise ... More


Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law

Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198753827
eISBN:
9780191815461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753827.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book describes and analyses the legislative process in the British Westminster parliament, with a focus on the contributions of different parliamentary ‘actors’, and close attention to questions ... More


History Past and Future

Penelope J. Corfield

in Time and the Shape of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115581
eISBN:
9780300137941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115581.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers how the intertwined components of continuity and different forms of change apply to human experiences of the past, present, and anticipated futures. It considers the ... More


Pathways of Political Constraint

Dino P. Christenson and Douglas L. Kriner

in The Myth of the Imperial Presidency: How Public Opinion Checks the Unilateral Executive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704227
eISBN:
9780226704531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704531.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Through a series of case studies, this chapter explores how public opinion and anticipated political costs more generally factor into presidents’ strategic calculus when contemplating unilateral ... More


Managing for legacy

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates Blair’s acceptance, in 2006, of what had become a notice to quit as Leader. In explaining what forced this position, attention is often primarily focused on Brown and a ... More


“The Home Team” at the Intersection of Prison and Neighborhood

Patrick Lopez-Aguado

in Stick Together and Come Back Home: Racial Sorting and the Spillover of Carceral Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520288584
eISBN:
9780520963450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288584.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter looks at how carceral affiliations come to connect the prison and high-incarceration neighborhoods. For incarcerated residents, affiliations serve as important ties to home and as ... More


Negotiated Outcomes and the Wider Legislative Impact of the Lords

Meg Russell

in The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671564
eISBN:
9780191751776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671564.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter uses a case study approach to analyse the broader legislative impact of the House of Lords, beyond government defeats. It considers amendments to 12 bills in the 2005 and 2010 ... More


Non-legislative Policy Work

Meg Russell

in The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671564
eISBN:
9780191751776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671564.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses debates, questions and committee work in the House of Lords. It summarises the procedures for each, and considers their policy impact, drawing attention to similarities and ... More


Thalamic higher-order driver inputs as sensorimotor links

Ray Guillery

in The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter provides a closer look at the branching patterns of driver inputs to higher-order thalamic nuclei, and introduces their functional significance for discussion in later chapters. Their ... More


The hierarchy of cortical monitors

Ray Guillery

in The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter explores the significance of the dual meaning of the driver inputs to the thalamus in more detail. What happens to these messages when they reach the cortical hierarchies? Currently we ... More


The role of the thalamocortical hierarchy

Ray Guillery

in The Brain as a Tool: A Neuroscientist's Account

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198806738
eISBN:
9780191844317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806738.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents evidence that at each level of the thalamocortical hierarchy the strength of our conscious perceptions increases. Conscious processes are not all-or-none effects, they are ... More


Affect as a Potential Determinant of Physical Activity and Exercise: Critical Appraisal of an Emerging Research Field

Panteleimon Ekkekakis, Zachary Zenko, Matthew A. Ladwig, and Mark E. Hartman

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The promotion of physical activity and exercise has been a persistently challenging problem for industrialized societies. Traditionally, these behaviors have been conceptualized as resulting from the ... More


Overview of Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

David M. Williams, Ryan E. Rhodes, and Mark T. Conner

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the topic of affective determinants of health behavior. In doing so it analyzes each aspect of the book’s topic. It begins by outlining what is meant by ... More


Experiential Attitude and Anticipated Affect

Mark T. Conner

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Recent research has explored the effects of two affective influences within models such as the theory of planned behavior and reasoned action approach: experiential attitude and anticipated affect. ... More


The Response of Consumption to Anticipated Changes in Income

Tullio Jappelli and Luigi Pistaferri

in The Economics of Consumption: Theory and Evidence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199383146
eISBN:
9780199383160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383146.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The intertemporal models studied so far postulate that people use savings in order to smooth income fluctuations, and that unless there are liquidity constraints, consumption responds little if at ... More


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