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Policy Making in the 1970s: Constraints in Britain, Boldness in France

Mark Thatcher

in The Politics of Telecommunications: National Institutions, Convergences, and Change in Britain and France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280743
eISBN:
9780191684388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280743.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyzes the impact of differing institutional frameworks on policy making in Britain and France, given the powerful external pressures common to the two countries. It looks for linkages ... More


How It All Adds Up: An Integration

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter re-examines the question of whether “opposites attract” or whether “birds of a feather flock together.” Integration of the findings reported in the previous chapters reveals that ... More


Diversity *

Klaus Nehring and Clemens Puppe

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter critically reviews the recent attempts to formalize the concept of diversity and its measurement. After discussing measures based on ordinal and on cardinal binary dissimilarity ... More


Some People, Other People

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the book by noting how important it is to know which people to affiliate with and which people to avoid. Figuring this out isn't always easy, and some of the guidelines that ... More


Recovering the Voice of Jesus

David A. deSilva

in The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The problems associated with recovering the teachings of the historical Jesus from the written records of the same are examined. The various criteria that have been used to build a case for or ... More


Criteria, Historicity, and the Earliest Palestinian Tradition

James G. Crossley

in Jesus and the Chaos of History: Redirecting the Life of the Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199570577
eISBN:
9780191785733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570577.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

This chapter builds on recent criticisms of the ‘criteria of authenticity’ and likewise suggests that they are of limited use; or, in the case of dissimilarity and double dissimilarity, of no use at ... More


How Social Comparison Affects the Self: The Selective Accessibility Mechanism

Thomas Mussweiler

in Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190629113
eISBN:
9780190629137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190629113.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Social comparisons have powerful effects on the self. They influence how people see themselves, how they feel about themselves, and how they behave. The selective accessibility model attributes these ... More


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