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Achieving Efficient Learning: Why Understanding Theory of Mind Is Essential for Deaf Children … and Their Teachers

Cyril Courtin, Anne-Marie Melot, and Denis Corroyer

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theory of Mind (ToM), originally defined as the ability to consider the human mind as a generator of representations, is a cornerstone in social interactions because it corresponds to developing an ... More


The Rise and Decline of Development Economics

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter showcases an essay written in honor of William Arthur Lewis, whose ideas on economics were in counterpoint to Hirschman's. Lewis was a champion of more balanced growth; Hirschman favored ... More


Industrial Policy and the Chinese Telecommunications Industry

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter outlines the book's analytical framework, and sets the stage for the empirical work that follows. It begins with a discussion of the theoretical literature on industrial policy in ... More


Divergent Development: The Conceptual Challenge

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Innumerable forces influence economic development, and research on it uses many different methods and comes from several disciplines. Four theoretical fields that contribute to understanding ... More


Introduction

Edith Penrose

in The Theory of the Growth of the Firm

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289777
eISBN:
9780191596759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289774.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This introductory chapter discusses the development of a theory on the growth of the firm. The theory is first developed as a theory of internal growth, i.e. growth without merger and acquisition. ... More


Improving Analysis of Urban Regions: Methods and Models

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The chapter assesses the contributions of regional science and urban economics, the new economic geography, and the institutional approaches found in economics, sociology, and political science to ... More


Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development

Ilan Kapoor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751721
eISBN:
9781501751738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

By applying psychoanalytic perspectives to key themes, concepts, and practices underlying the development enterprise, this book offers a new way of analyzing the problems, challenges, and ... More


Comparison of animal and plant development: a right track to establish a theory of development?

Michel Vervoort

in Towards a Theory of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199671427
eISBN:
9780191781117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671427.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Developmental Biology

Development comprises a set of operations that allow the transition from single cells to complex multicellular assemblies. In this chapter it is suggested that there could be principles that underlie ... More


Bisexual Identities

Ronald C. fox

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The concept of bisexuality has certainly had an adequate amount of attention from scholars and researchers around the globe. Different theories and models have been used to explain how it occurs in ... More


Cognitive and social cognitive development: Dual-process research and theory

Paul A. Klaczynski

in In two minds: Dual processes and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230167
eISBN:
9780191696442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230167.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes some counterintuitive age trends, presents a developmental dual-process theory that affords a more parsimonious interpretation of these trends than offered by traditional ... More


Understanding adolescent development in the context of child sexual exploitation

John Coleman

in Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter considers a theoretical framework — lifespan developmental theory — which can assist in shedding light on the processes underlying human development. Lifespan development theory is an ... More


The Tender Years: Toward Developmentally Sensitive Child Welfare Services for Very Young Children

Jill Duerr Berrick, Barbara Needell, Richard P. Barth, and Melissa Jonson-Reid

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195114539
eISBN:
9780199865819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114539.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The first few years of life are a time of unparalleled physical, intellectual, and emotional development. But they can also be a time of neglect and abuse: this is the period when children are most ... More


The Pragmatic Physiology of Color Vision: Christine Ladd-Franklin and the “Evolutionary Theory” of Color

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at psychologist Christine Ladd-Franklin’s “evolutionary” or “development” theory of color perception, which attempted to reconcile two competing theories of color physiology: the ... More


Economic Growth, Human Well-Being, and the Environment

Workineh Kelbessa

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the interrelationships among economic growth, human well-being. It first considers how and why development theory and practice have failed to make a difference in addressing the ... More


Susceptibility in Development: Micropolitics of Local Development in India and Indonesia

Tanya Jakimow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198854739
eISBN:
9780191888939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Susceptibility in Development offers a novel approach to understanding power in development through theories of affect and emotion. Development agents—people tasked with designing or delivering ... More


Modelling cognitive developmental transitions in neural networks: bifurcations in an adaptive resonance theory model

Maartje E. J. Raijmakers

in Neuroconstructivism Volume Two: Perspectives and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529934
eISBN:
9780191689727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529934.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter adopts a different solution to the question of stage transitions in development. It emphasises the dynamic nature of the neural information processing that underlies cognitive ... More


Testing and Refining State-and Prediction-Based Theory

Steven F. Railsback and Bret C. Harvey (eds)

in Modeling Populations of Adaptive Individuals

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195285
eISBN:
9780691195377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195285.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights the importance of testing and refining the behavior theory in individual-based models (IBMs). Establishing a model's credibility is not the only reason to test theory for ... More


Convictions

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In what ways are personal beliefs related to the teaching and learning process? Higher education can be unsettling to students because it rattles the beliefs and convictions that previously gave ... More


Renewing the Pledge

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter takes us back to the early days of ASA and presents villagers' views on ASA then and now. The chapter also looks at the work of an NGO, Nijera Kori, that is still pursuing ASA's ... More


Trade and Industrialization after Globalization’s Second Unbundling: How Building and Joining a Supply Chain Are Different and Why It Matters

Richard Baldwin

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Why has so-called high development theory still failed to show how poor countries can succeed and narrow the gap with the rich world. The paper argues that transformations in the workings of trade ... More


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