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Latin Suffixal Derivatives in English: and Their Indo-European Ancestry

D. Gary Miller

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285051
eISBN:
9780191713682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285051.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This comparative lexicographical account of Latin suffixes in English explores the rich variety of English loanwords formed by the addition of one or more Latin-derived suffixes, such as -ial, -able, ... More


How to Do Things with Fictions

Joshua Landy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195188561
eISBN:
9780199949458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188561.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a new rationale for the place of literary reading in the well-lived life. While it is often assumed that fictions must be informative or morally improving in order to be of any real ... More


On the Origins of Social Complexity in the Central Andes and Possible Linguistic Correlations

PETER KAULICKE

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265031
eISBN:
9780191754142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265031.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter tackles a number of problems surrounding the emergence and formation of complex societies in the central Andes, principally on the north and central coasts of Peru and their adjacent ... More


John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Hrileena Ghosh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The poet John Keats trained as a surgeon at Guy’s Hospital, London while simultaneously making his way as a poet. This book focuses attention on an important but hitherto neglected manuscript: the ... More


Developing New Instruments Developing New Instruments

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Developing new cross-cultural research instruments is an enormous task, and it requires careful consideration from the researchers in ensuring that the instruments measure what they are designed to ... More


Lessing and Christianity

Toshimasa Yasukata

in Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144949
eISBN:
9780199834891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144945.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Surveys Lessing's relationship with Christianity and theology in preparation for a detailed analysis of particulars in the ensuing chapters. The survey depicts in general terms Lessing's long and ... More


The Host of Witnesses

Richard Wayne Wills Sr

in Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Image of God

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195308990
eISBN:
9780199867578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308990.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers how King’s formative influences contributed to the theological development of his image of God conception by providing a detailed explanation as to why he considered that ... More


Introduction

Tom Greggs

in Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560486
eISBN:
9780191721533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560486.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

The Introduction sets out the aims and the nature of the book, and discusses the motivations that have led to it. The Introduction also advocates a formative approach to theology, and considers the ... More


Introduction

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of democratization and the building of democratic armies. Democratization and the building of democratic armies usually commences in response to a ... More


Essence and Cause in Plotinus' Ennead VI.7 [38] 2: An Outline of Some Problems

Annamaria Schiaparelli

in Definition in Greek Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199564453
eISBN:
9780191721618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564453.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

The concepts of essence and cause are widely discussed in philosophy: they are central themes of the philosophical speculation in Antiquity as well as nowadays. In Antiquity, the concept of ... More


The Church and the Alehouse

Paul Griffiths

in Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the religious commitment and recreation of youth in Tudor and Stuart England. It explores the issues of peer association, formative experiences, conformity and opposition from a ... More


Applying the Framework to Family Ties Burdens

Dan Markel, Jennifer M. Collins, and Ethan J. Leib

in Privilege or Punish: Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380064
eISBN:
9780199855308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380064.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyzes the various family ties burdens identified in Chapter 4. It offers a basis for how the normative framework in Chapter 5 contributes to a more comprehensive accounting when ... More


Assessment

Bee Wee and Karen Forbes

in Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative care practitioners may be involved in assessment in a variety of ways. First, as teachers, they use assessment to motivate, promote, and test student learning in palliative care. Second, ... More


The Pleasure in Drawing

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Originally written for an exhibition curated by Jean-Luc Nancy at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon in 2007, this book addresses the medium of drawing in light of the question of form—of form in its ... More


The wider outcomes of schools as societies

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at how education and experiences at school can influence outcomes and attributes other than cognitive attainment. After all, while attainment is important, it is only one possible ... More


Investigating the Impact of Music Education

Stephanie E. Pitts

in Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter introduces the aims and methods of the book, outlining the rationale for using life history accounts to investigate the long-term impact of formative musical influences. Existing ... More


Formative Force

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Pleasure in Drawing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823250936
eISBN:
9780823252671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823250936.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This section describes the concept of formative force in drawing and argues that drawing is the idea, the true form of the thing. More precisely, it is the gesture that arises from the desire to show ... More


Assessment and Evaluation

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Judging the performance of a university’s research efforts involves information-gathering assessment and evaluation of the information relative to some standard. Formative evaluation examines ... More


Lesson Planning, Assessment and Learning

Bick-har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the important skills of lesson planning and assessment. The discussion is based on the premise that effective teaching depends on the effective management of the learning ... More


Using Formative Research to Explore and Address Elder Health and Care in Chiapas, Mexico

Namino Glantz

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Demographic and epidemiological transitions in an era of social and economic uncertainty have provoked a pervasive elder health care crisis. Engaged anthropology using formative research is ... More


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