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Introduction Multiculturalism and the welfare state: Setting the context

Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of two recent debates on the relationship between ethnic diversity, multiculturalism, and the welfare state. Some commentators argue that increasing ... More


Do multiculturalism policies erode the welfare state? An empirical analysis

Keith Banting, Richard Johnston, Will Kymlicka, and Stuart Soroka

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter introduces a new framework for testing the recognition/redistribution hypothesis. It develops an index of twenty-three different types of MCPs that have been adopted for three different ... More


Diversity in the Neuronal Machine: Order and Variability in Interneuronal Microcircuits

Ivan Soltesz

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177015
eISBN:
9780199864713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177015.001.1
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This book travels a colorful journey into the fascinatingly diverse world of interneurons, an important class of highly heterogeneous cells found in all cortical neuronal networks. Interneurons are ... More


Nations, States, and Violence

David D. Laitin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199228232
eISBN:
9780191696312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228232.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents a revisionist view of the sources of nationalism, the relationship of the nation to culture, and the implications of nationalism and cultural heterogeneity for the future of the ... More


Conclusions

Alberto Alesina and Edward Glaeser

in Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199267668
eISBN:
9780191602153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267669.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents some answers to the question: Why is the United States welfare state more limited than in Europe? It argues that the American welfare state did not develop as much as in Europe ... More


Introduction

Edouard Machery

in Doing without Concepts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306880
eISBN:
9780199867950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306880.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Introduction discusses the purpose of the book, which is to attempt to rejuvenate the philosophy of concepts by steering it toward a new course. The book argues, the Introduction explains, that ... More


Codification, Abstraction, and Firm Differences: A Cognitive Information‐based Perspective

Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han

in Explorations in Information Space: Knowledge, Actors, and Firms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199250875
eISBN:
9780191719509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250875.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The resource-based view shares with population ecology, organizational systematics, organizational cladistics, and institutional theory a concern with why firms differ and with what keeps them ... More


Top Management Teams

Sydney Finkelstein, Donald C. Hambrick, and Albert A. Cannella

in Strategic Leadership: Theory and Research on Executives, Top Management Teams, and Boards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195162073
eISBN:
9780199867332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162073.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter begins with an explanation for why so many upper-echelons researchers choose to study top management teams (TMTs), emphasizing the assertion that the predictive ability of a team-level ... More


Modelling Context and Heterogeneity: Applying Multilevel Models

Kelvyn Jones and Craig Duncan

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Extending the basic regression model to incorporate data at different levels of aggregation, which allows researchers to model individual behaviour within contexts and allow relationships to vary ... More


Pluralism and Difference: A Genealogy of Multiplicity

David Schlosberg

in Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

An examination is made of a genealogy of pluralist approaches to multiplicity and difference in the twentieth century, starting with William James (1976 [1912], 1977 [1909]), who began his study of ... More


Deliberation, Accountability, and Interest

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Deliberative democrats are usually opposed to group representation, criticize models of politics that rely on the aggregation of individual or group interest, and reject strict mechanisms of ... More


European Citizenship: The Relevance of the American Model

Denis Lacorne

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Draws an analogy between the threats posed by social heterogeneity in the USA and the threats posed by differing national allegiances in the EU. The author reminds USA that core political identities ... More


Evolution of Lifelong Heterogeneity

Laurence D. Muller

in Does Aging Stop?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754229
eISBN:
9780199896714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754229.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

It is unlikely that lifelong heterogeneity in robustness will be extreme, if it occurs at all. Natural selection will favor genotypes with much greater robustness, reducing the genetic variance for ... More


Wahlverwandschaft, Complementarity, and the Theoretical Utility of Institutional Untidiness 1

Colin Crouch

in Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter asserts the importance of establishing the micro foundations of institutions so as to treat actors as potentially creative and innovative. Weber's concept of ideal types as one-sided ... More


A Strategy for the Analysis of Economic Governance

Colin Crouch

in Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter forms what can be understood by the establishment of a model of sets of institutions based on the principle of similarity. It identifies the role of governance within this model; ... More


Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Stephen D. Cohen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs) play a large and growing role in shaping our world, both economically and politically. Public and academic opinion has long been ... More


Propagule dispersal and the spatial dynamics of populations and communities

Roger Cousens, Calvin Dytham, and Richard Law

in Dispersal in Plants: A Population Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199299126
eISBN:
9780191715006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299126.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter considers the signal of local dispersal which sits inside maps of the locations of individuals, and introduces spatial statistics as measures of spatial structure. It shows how dispersal ... More


The genetic and ecological context of selection

Graham Bell

in Selection: The Mechanism of Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198569725
eISBN:
9780191717741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569725.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter gives some quantitative information about the rates of genetic and environmental deterioration. The first section in this chapter is about history, chance, and necessity, and includes ... More


Dynamical Heterogeneities in Glasses, Colloids, and Granular Media

Ludovic Berthier, Giulio Biroli, Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, Luca Cipelletti, and Wim van Saarloos (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199691470
eISBN:
9780191729799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691470.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Most of the solid materials we use in everyday life, from plastics to cosmetic gels exist in a non-crystalline, amorphous form: they are glasses. Yet, we are still seeking a fundamental explanation ... More


 An Agnostic Conclusion: “It Depends”

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

By integrating the major themes and arguments of this study, this chapter seeks to make a convincing case for an innovative method of analyzing and evaluating MNCs and FDI, a method that is ... More


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