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The History of Government from the Earliest Times: Volume II: The Intermediate Ages

S. E. Finer

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207900
eISBN:
9780191677854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207900.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

No one has hitherto had the breadth of imagination and intellectual boldness to describe and analyse government throughout recorded history and throughout the world. Ranging over 5,000 years, from ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.12
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a number of conclusions about how a poet in an oral tradition may have formulated and generated the substantial stretches of speech that we encounter in the Iliad and the ... More


Cultural Diversity, Trade, and Technology Transfer

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers non-textual elements of television-format exchange. Although formats have been licensed for some decades, the turn toward formatting as a business model is a response to ... More


Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Sara Booth (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the fourth volume in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In it, ... More


Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Eva Andrews et al. v. Adobe Trailer Sales, Fleetwood Enterprises, and Generac Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Shortly after a family of traveling carnival workers bought a new trailer, they woke up one morning ill and vomiting and found their young son was unconscious. The hospital's diagnosis was carbon ... More


Unresolved Issues In Family Psychoeducation: a critical assessment

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

Although studies of family psychoeducation (FPE) have shown impressive effects, questions remain as to appropriate format and content, optimal duration, manualization, and cultural adaptation. Should ... More


The Party Systems

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter comparatively analyses the party systems of the countries examined in the book, using indicators related to vote-seeking (format, fragmentation, asymmetry, and volatility), ... More


INSIDE THE VENETIAN PRINT SHOP: The Manufacturing of a Music Book

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the production of a music book. The organization of the workforce within the print shop, how a music book was produced, and what materials and supplies were required are ... More


Super Girl and the Performing of Quality

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the fascination with Idol formats, including industrial formats as well as generic variants and clones. It examines the evolution of Idol shows in China and Hong Kong, focusing ... More


The Future of Opinion

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 9 places empirical findings about mediated deliberation in the context of research about the declining quality of mediated public communication. It suggests that larger questions about ... More


What information do we have about how voters perceive party leaders?

Amanda Bittner

in Platform or Personality?: The Role of Party Leaders in Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199595365
eISBN:
9780191725593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595365.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter canvasses the information that has been collected about voters' perceptions of party leaders across over 100 election studies from nineteen countries. The chapter outlines the survey ... More


Preparing the Manuscript

Bruce A. Thyer

in Preparing Research Articles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323375
eISBN:
9780199864430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323375.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Most social science research journals employ the publication style developed by the American Psychological Association, and this chapter highlights some of the key features associated with this ... More


New Era of Lending: Tandon Committee and Its Aftermath

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the lending system proposed by the Tandon Committee in 1975, which was later perfected by the Chore Group The greatest strength of this system lay in its simplicity and ... More


Willingness‐To‐Pay Question Format Effects in Contingent Valuation Studies

Ian J. Bateman, Ian H. Langford, and Jon Rasbash

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The willingness‐to‐pay (WTP) or willingness‐to‐accept (WTA) question is the central focus of any contingent evaluation (CV) exercise, and is the point at which the valuation being sought is elicited. ... More


Conscience in the Versions of Piers Plowman

SARAH WOOD

in Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653768
eISBN:
9780191741678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653768.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that each of Conscience's new appearances in the C text is not only related to other contemporary texts and discourses (such as those discussed in the previous chapter), but also ... More


Contrapunctus 1: The Art of Fugue

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Art of Fugue was prepared for publication in open score, after having composed it on two staves, in the usual keyboard music format. The work is a staggering compendium of nearly twenty fugues ... More


Propaganda? Print in context

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the interdict pamphlets, which historians regard as the Republic's propaganda. In fact only a minority, led by Paolo Sarpi, favoured the recourse to printing, advocating a ... More


Dates and Time Expressions

Steve Hart

in English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter focuses on using dates and selecting appropriate time phrases for particular situations. It covers general formatting, prepositional selection, and the relevant tense to use. It also ... More


Formats, Genres, and Engines

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

TV-format adaptation process is a mechanism of flexible, leaner production and a response to evolving industry practices. In addition, the format generates greater traction for television producers ... More


Adaptation, Imitation, and Innovation

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the legal mechanisms for protecting TV-program formats. The practice of imitation in media industries has led the way in policing copyright protection. When writers of TV ... More


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