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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 Pragmatics of Explanation 1

Bas C. van Fraassen

in The Scientific Image

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198244271
eISBN:
9780191597473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198244274.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Explanatory power is a complex theoretical virtue, not reducible to empirical strength or adequacy, which includes other virtues as its own preconditions. Since this virtue provides one of the main ... More


Illusions of Meaning

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The suggestion is explored that we experience words and sentences the way we experience tools, as functionally-propertied objects. This way of experiencing language-objects is at cross-purposes both ... More


Contextual Factors

Zoltán Kövecses

in Where Metaphors Come From: Reconsidering Context in Metaphor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190224868
eISBN:
9780190224882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224868.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In most recent work on conceptual systems, the issues of embodied cognition and the universal nature of cognitive operations have been emphasized. The chapter proposes that in many cases metaphorical ... More


Where Metaphors Come From: Reconsidering Context in Metaphor

Zoltán Kövecses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190224868
eISBN:
9780190224882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224868.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book argues that what is known as “conceptual metaphor theory” has stood the test of time. At the same time, it also suggests that the view of metaphorical grounding as proposed in the book ... More


The Experienced Distinction between What Is Said and Implicated Content

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the phenomenological notion of implicated content. It’s shown that the distinction between what the nonprofessional perceives as what is said and what is implicated is robust. ... More


Unspecified Arguments in Episodic and Habitual Sentences

ANITA MITTWOCH

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The omissibility of unspecified objects is for many verbs subject to contextual factors. A relatively small number of verbs allow object drop freely in episodic sentences. Many more allow it in ... More


Developing an Experimental Induction of Flow : Effortless Action in the Lab

Arlen C. Moller, Brian P. Meier, and Robert D. Wall

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on developing an experimental technique for inducing flow and creating instances of effortless action in the laboratory. The effort to experimentally induce flow involves two ... More


Staying connected: issues of mobility of older rural adults

Bonnie Dobbs and Laurel Strain

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter talks about the role that mobility plays in helping older rural adults stay connected within their community. It defines mobility as the ability of a person to get access via movement to ... More


The individualisation of activation services in context

Rik van Berkel and Ben Valkenburg

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter talks about the main topic of the book, which is individualisation. It defines individualisation of social service provision as services that should be adjusted to ... More


When and why discretion is weak or strong: The case of taxing officers in a Public Unemployment Fund

Aurélien Buffat

in Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Focused on the study of discretion at the frontline, the chapter explores the following central question: what are the main factors potentially accounting for both weak and strong amounts of used ... More


The Phenomenological What Is Said

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The purely phenomenological notion of what is said is explored and contrasted with the theoretically-laden notions developed by Grice, Bach, Recanati, Carston, and others. It’s shown that the ... More


Conclusion: A Renewed Agenda for Studying Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood

in Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter returns to the idea of ‘nexus politics’ and the collection’s overall concern with how depoliticization functions to reinforce anti-politics in the context of changes in governance. We ... More


The end(s) of institutional racism1

Karim Murji

in Racism, Policy and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447319573
eISBN:
9781447319603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319573.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter looks at an employment tribunal case by a senior Asian police officer whose complaint of racial discrimination did not draw on, or refer to, institutional racism at all. It also studies ... More


Qualitative Methods in Impact Evaluations of Cash Transfer Programmes in the Transfer Project in Sub-Saharan Africa

Pamela Pozarny and Clare Barrington

in From Evidence to Action: The Story of Cash Transfers and Impact Evaluation in Sub Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769446
eISBN:
9780191822445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769446.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Microeconomics

As part of mixed-methods impact evaluations (IE) of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa, qualitative methods are used to strengthen understanding of contextual factors that mediate impact ... More


Neurocognitive Development During Adolescence

Nikki C. Lee, Miriam Hollarek, and Lydia Krabbendam

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter Neurocognitive Development During Adolescence describes the interplay of biological, psychological, and environmental influences on adolescent development. It provides an overview of how ... More


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