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Clustering of Disadvantage and Empirical Research

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapters demonstrated that the issue of identifying the least advantaged reduces to the question of whether clustering of disadvantage can be identified among the ‘high-weight ... More


The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider

in More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161709
eISBN:
9781400850389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161709.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents evidence showing that mandate disclosure consistently fails to accomplish its stated goals. It begins by asking what standard we should use to assess mandated disclosure and ... More


Documented Cases of Transmission History, Part 1: Two Cases

David M. Carr

in The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199742608
eISBN:
9780199918737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742608.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the focus on documented cases of transmission history (also termed “empirical” study of biblical formation), starting with a brief survey of prior such studies by Jeffrey ... More


Epilogue: The Future of Research in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Terry S. Trepper and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0155
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter summarizes the state of the art of empirical work in SFBT as described in this book and proposes some future directions for SFBT research. Based on the worldwide popularity of SFBT ... More


Stochastic Trend and Overview of Part I

Michio Hatanaka

in Time-Series-Based Econometrics: Unit Roots and Co-integrations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773535
eISBN:
9780191596360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773536.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The emergence of stochastic trend has enriched the framework of analysis to investigate economic time series. This chapter explains the meaning of stochastic trend, considers whether it can be ... More


What is to be Done?

Ashwani Deshpande

in The Grammar of Caste: Economic Discrimination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072034
eISBN:
9780199081028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072034.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the Indian affirmative action (AA) programme, which primarily takes the form of caste-based quotas. Unlike in the US context, which has produced empirical studies of the ... More


Climate change and human health: mapping and modelling potential impacts

A. J. McMichael, P. Martens, R. S. Kovats, and S. Lele

in Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the methods used to describe and forecast the health impacts of climate change. It considers the research methods applicable to assessing the potential impacts of climate ... More


Breach of Promise in the Early Nineteenth Century (1800–50): Strategies of Containment, a Created Inconsistency, and the Aesthetic of the Grotesque

Saskia Lettmaier

in Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569977
eISBN:
9780191722066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569977.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter opens with a case study (Orford v. Cole) that presents in detail the way the breach-of-promise action was structured around nineteenth-century notions of ideal womanhood. It provides a ... More


Introduction: Problems and Methods

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the reasons why Indian and foreign anthropologists have paid inadequate attention to the need for empirical field studies of Hindu ... More


Measurement Issues in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Enola K. Proctor and Ross C. Brownson

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter advances the concept of “dissemination and implementation (D&I) outcomes” distinct from service system and health outcomes. It proposes several concepts that comprise D&I outcomes and ... More


Friends of the Supreme Court: Interest Groups and Judicial Decision Making

Paul M. Collins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372144
eISBN:
9780199870813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372144.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The U.S. Supreme Court is a public policy battleground in which organized interests attempt to etch their economic, legal, and political preferences into law through the filing of amicus curiae ... More


Specialized Justice: Courts, Administrative Tribunals, and a Cross-National Theory of Specialization

Stephen H. Legomsky

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254294
eISBN:
9780191681455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254294.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book addresses the question of the desirability of specialization in the administration of justice. Should there be more, rather than less, sub-division of the judiciary into specialized ... More


Shame's Fragile Beauty

Julien A. Deonna, Raffaele Rodogno, and Fabrice Teroni

in In Defense of Shame: The Faces of an Emotion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199793532
eISBN:
9780199928569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793532.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In this chapter, which responds to chapter 2, we suggest that a shift of focus from short-term episodes to the more general manifestations of one's sense of shame promotes a completely different ... More


Innovation in the service sector

Albert N. Link and Donald S. Siegel

in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268825
eISBN:
9780191699290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268825.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter analyzes innovation in the service sector. Imitation appears to be much more prevalent in services, since process and systems-related patents are difficult to secure and protect. This ... More


Serpent Handling and the Law: History and Empirical Studies

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents the history of the laws that have targeted serpent-handling Christians. In the view of public officials, this religious practice is a danger both to those who engage in it and ... More


Explaining Environmental Policy Adoption: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Developments in Twenty-Four OECD Countries

Christoph Knill, Susumu Shikano, and Jale Tosun

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter compares the adoption of environmental policy innovations by policy-makers in twenty-four OECD countries (twenty-one European countries plus Mexico, Japan, and the United States) in the ... More


What is the Fear of Crime? A Rhetorical Question with No One Clear Answer

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents arguments — supported by empirical data — which underpin a number of claims in this chapter. These revolve around the design and interpretation of survey questions, the ... More


Minimum Wage Effects on Labor Market Outcomes: A Selective Survey

Christopher J. Flinn

in The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013239
eISBN:
9780262289399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013239.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter first explores the large volume of empirical research devoted to examining minimum wage impacts on labor market outcomes, and then analyzes five studies that either focus on large or ... More


Designs and Limitations of Empirical Approaches to the Niche

Jonathan M. Chase and Mathew A. Leibold

in Ecological Niches: Linking Classical and Contemporary Approaches

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101798
eISBN:
9780226101811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101811.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter develops an overview of the ways one might use the niche concept as a framework for empirical studies, first discussing ways in which specific details of the models have been tested ... More


An Overview of Behavioral Law and Economics

Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman

in Behavioral Law and Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190901349
eISBN:
9780190901387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901349.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter introduces behavioral law and economics. It is divided into three sections. The first section describes the history of behavioral law and economics since the late 1970s. The second ... More


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