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Introduction: Consociational Theory and Northern Ireland

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter is divided into three sections. The first shows what consociationalists can learn from Northern Ireland. The second shows what critics of consociational theory can learn from Northern ... More


The Structure of the 19‐Year Cycle

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

The Easter‐table of Dionysius Exiguus is organized with eight columns of data: (1) years of the Lord, (2) a number from 1 to 15 for the Indiction; (3) the age. (epact) of the moon; (4) a number ... More


Three More Paradigms and Transducer Functions

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter continues Chapter 9's description of identification experiments by describing three more paradigms: simple detection and identification; the 2x2 paradigm; and concurrent identification. ... More


Establishing Evidence of Scale Score Validity

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter deconstructs the multiple forms of evidence combined to establish the construct validity of a measure. Some forms (i.e., face and content validity) are shown to be fundamentally ... More


Generative Probabilistic Modeling: Understanding Causal Sensorimotor Integration

Sethu Vijayakumar, Timothy Hospedales, and Adrian Haith

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter argues that many aspects of human perception are best explained by adopting a modeling approach in which experimental subjects are assumed to possess a full generative probabilistic ... More


Plural Ownership

Roger J. Smith

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298526
eISBN:
9780191685460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298526.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is a thorough and thought-provoking analysis focusing on the principles underlying two areas of property law: concurrent ownership and successive ownership. The author first considers the ... More


Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Jacob Fish (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Small scale features and processes occurring at nanometer and femtosecond scales have a profound impact on what happens at larger space and time scales. In view of the increasing need of ... More


Concurrent Coupling of Atomistic and Continuum Models

Mei Xu

in Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents a review of concurrent multiscale methods for coupling continuum, molecular, and quantum mechanics with a particular emphasis on the Bridging Domain Method. An expanded taxonomy ... More


Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics: Concurrent Multiscale Simulation at Finite Temperature Protect 1

Robert E. Rudd

in Multiscale Methods: Bridging the Scales in Science and Engineering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199233854
eISBN:
9780191715532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233854.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Coarse-grained molecular dynamics (CGMD) is a computer modeling technique that couples conventional molecular dynamics (MD) in some spatial regions of the simulation to a more coarse-grained ... More


English Law and the Civilian Division of Wrongs

Eric Descheemaeker

in The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This penultimate chapter examines the way in which English law could, and arguably should, draw on the experience of the civilian tradition to restructure its law of civil wrongs. The starting point ... More


Reunification: One Pathway Home

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Federal, state, and local governments combined, spend over $20 billion annually on the child welfare system. A large proportion of that effort is focused on helping parents and children reunite. But ... More


Legal Boundaries Between the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems in the United States

Patrick Griffin

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the complex patchwork of jurisdictional age, transfer, and blended sentencing laws that determine where, in any given state, the juvenile justice system leaves off and the ... More


Do Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Accumulate or Dissipate?

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theory and data regarding the accumulation of self-fulfilling prophecies over time and across perceivers. The theoretical case for powerfully accumulating self-fulfilling ... More


Models of Water Policy

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of institutional leadership in the implementation of the water framework directive (WFD). Many central and eastern European member states have assigned the ... More


Concurrence

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

One action by the defendant may infringe more than one right of the claimant. Concurrent liability raises issues in relation to a number of rules, in particular limitation, interest, jurisdiction, ... More


The Governments of the States

Thomas Lundmark

in Power & Rights in US Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368727
eISBN:
9780199867530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368727.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The first section of Subpart B covers the supremacy clause, which declares that federal law is “the supreme law of the land”. The discussion focuses on the issues of concurrent jurisdiction and ... More


The Principles of Extraterritorial Criminal Jurisdiction

Cedric Ryngaert

in Jurisdiction in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544714
eISBN:
9780191719943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544714.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the customary international law scheme of jurisdiction, the territoriality principle serves as the basic principle of jurisdiction. Exceptionally, however, national laws may be given ... More


The Proper Scope of Transnational Competition Law

Chris Noonan

in The Emerging Principles of International Competition Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199207527
eISBN:
9780191708817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207527.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Competition Law

This chapter addresses the issue of whether an additional, broader international antitrust defence should be recognized and the form that such a defence should take. Section 10.2 argues that a ... More


Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

William A. Silverman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The chapters in this book focus on problems ignored. This book is a collection of critical and controversial chapters on intractable ethical issues and evidence-based problems in modern medicine. ... More


Consent and private liability in clinical research

Paul B. Miller and Josephine Johnston

in The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores general theoretical questions relating to consent and private liability in clinical research, focusing on the implications of consent for private law duties of care governing ... More


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