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Conclusion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This concluding chapter summarizes the major findings, identifies some of the key themes running through the book, and discusses future research directions. It also revisits the questions raised in ... More


Future directions in cognitive aging research: Perspectives from the National Institute on Aging

Daniel B. Berch and Molly V. Wagster

in New Frontiers in Cognitive Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525691
eISBN:
9780191689369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525691.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has had a long-standing interest in supporting both mainstream and cutting-edge research in the field of cognitive aging. This chapter outlines the NIA’s ... More


Future directions for a mature UK childcare market

Philip Blackburn

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Equitable access to childcare in the UK is largely choreographed by a dominant pay-as-you-go private market, which is now categorised as mature in macroeconomic terms. This chapter concentrates on ... More


Future Directions for Environmental Aesthetics

Yuriko Saito

in Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Yuriko Saito argues for the broadening of environmental aesthetics’ scope from natural environments to mixed environments such as gardens, agricultural landscapes, urban environments, and its further ... More


Toward a Feminist Sociology of Incest in Mexico

Gloria González-López

in Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855599
eISBN:
9781479821402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855599.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter offers a critical and detailed overview of the book and its contributions. It starts by briefly situating incest and sexual violence in the context of the current wave of drug ... More


Conclusion

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This concluding chapter assesses the questions with which the book's narrative starts. It analyzes the complex political, legal, and social factors that influenced the way in which early ... More


The Future of Relational Aggression, and Final Remarks

Jamie M. Ostrov and Sarah M. Coyne

in The Development of Relational Aggression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491826
eISBN:
9780190491840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491826.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The rapid escalation of research on the development of relational aggression and related constructs has been truly remarkable. Our volume is designed to fill a void in the literature and focus on the ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

Kenneth I. Maton

in Influencing Social Policy: Applied Psychology Serving the Public Interest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199989973
eISBN:
9780190628840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989973.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychologists possess considerable potential to influence social policy in the public interest. To fully realize that potential, focused effort is required. This final chapter summarizes key themes ... More


Placebos as social constructs to elucidate human behavior

Amir Raz

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter highlights how this book integrates perspectives from medicine and social science to glimpse the many future directions of placebos. It discusses how the chapters build on a broad yet ... More


Conclusion

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 reviews the theoretical arguments and summarizes the findings of the empirical chapters. It points to the benefit of using Black women’s voices as starting points for the analysis of their ... More


Conclusion: Family Fiefdoms and Party Politics

Daniel M. Smith

in Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605053
eISBN:
9781503606401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605053.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter concludes the book by drawing together the key empirical findings and reflecting on the lessons that Japan’s experience with dynastic politics might hold for other democracies, such as ... More


Conclusion

Donald Zillman, Martha Roggenkamp, LeRoy Paddock, and Lee Godden

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The final chapter links contemporary political and economic developments with an historical overview of innovation in energy technologies and energy transition. In order to achieve the goals of the ... More


Verbal Extremes and Excess

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This conclusion brings together the book’s key findings in relation to dialogue in selected American independent cinema. It surmises that such speech is often written, performed, recorded and ... More


Some concluding remarks and a look ahead

Gary G. Mittelbach and Brian J. McGill

in Community Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198835851
eISBN:
9780191873379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835851.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reflects on the successes achieved and challenges that remain in the study of ecological communities. It concludes with a discussion of research topics expected to occupy the attention ... More


Grandparenting in the 21st century: new directions

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The final chapter provides an overview of how grandparenting is influenced by cultural norms and welfare policies, as well as global trends associated with demographic changes, migration and ... More


Geography of Transport and Trade

D.N. Singh

in Economic Geography: Volume 2: Urbanization, Industry, and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458424
eISBN:
9780199086764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458424.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Transport Geography in general has a rich tradition of theoretical and empirical research. But as the literature suggests, it has rather been a neglected field in India. There is noticeable lack of ... More


Foundations of Locus of Control: Looking Back over a Half-Century of Research in Locus of Control of Reinforcement

Stephen Nowicki and Marshall P. Duke

in Perceived Control: Theory, Research, and Practice in the First 50 Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190257040
eISBN:
9780190634834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257040.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since its introduction by Julian Rotter in 1966, the construct of locus of control of reinforcement (LOC-R) appears to have evolved from a fairly clear and measurable variable into a complex system ... More


Synthesis: the Roles of the Orbitofrontal Cortex

Edmund T. Rolls

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198845997
eISBN:
9780191881237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845997.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

A synthesis is provided of how the functions of the orbitofrontal cortex fit into the organization of the primate including human brain, in terms of its roles as the key brain area involved in ... More


Major Themes and Unsolved Problems

David W. Pfennig and Karin S. Pfennig

in Evolution's Wedge: Competition and the Origins of Diversity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520274181
eISBN:
9780520954045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274181.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Character displacement is well supported theoretically and empirically, and it plays a key, and often decisive, role in generating and maintaining biodiversity. Yet a number of important issues ... More


Conclusions

Franco De Angelis

in Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780195170474
eISBN:
9780190465339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170474.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter brings together all the conclusions from the individual chapters and relates them to previous conclusions to tell a new story about Greek Sicily. In it, we return to the more general ... More


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