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The Pace of Change

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

On current evidence, the abolition of capital punishment in Asia is not a question of “if” but of “when,” and the critical issues concern the pace and processes of change rather than the direction ... More


Perish the Forethought: Premeditation Engenders Misperceptions of Personal Control

Carey K. Morewedge, Kurt Gray, and Daniel M. Wegner

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

People are normally encouraged to engage in premeditation—to think about the potential consequences of their behavior before acting. Indeed, planning, considering, and studying can be important ... More


Welsh Rulers and European Change, c.1100–1282

Huw Pryce

in Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter offers a Welsh perspective on the broader issue of how, and how far, societies on the peripheries of more powerful and established polities changed as a result of their exposure to ... More


External influences on national drug policies in four European countries at the turn of the twenty-first century

Franca Beccaria, Jacek Moskalewicz, Vibeke Asmussen Frank, Irmgard Eisenbach-Stangl, and Sara Rolando

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The chapter applies a number of theoretical approaches to explore how external influences may affect national drug policies. Experiences from four European countries—Austria, Denmark, Italy, and ... More


Stories in the ‘listening’: collecting data

Rachel Stanworth

in Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People who are Dying

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525110
eISBN:
9780191730504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525110.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the data gathering methods the author used during her research: participant observation and interviews. Participant observation entailed a systematic description of events, ... More


Ireland and the European Union

Nicholas Rees, Bríd Quinn, and Bernadette Connaughton

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the impact of Europeanisation on the patterns of governance in Ireland. It analyses the historical and political ... More


Autocracy Promotion

Antje Kästner

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0036
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

By analogy with democracy promotion, this chapter explores the concept of autocracy promotion, referring to policy measures that have the potential to influence another country’s political system ... More


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