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The Changing European State: Pressures from Within

Patrick Le Galés

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter deals with bottom up pressures on the state. It focuses on the challenges that cities and regions are posing to the nation state in Western Europe, rather than on the rise of ... More


Competition and the Role of Dominant Ants

Catherine L. Parr and Heloise Gibb

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Competition occurs when different species or individuals require the same limiting resources. It can occur within colonies for reproductive rights, between colonies of the same species (intraspecific ... More


Transition, Impoverishment, and Mortality: How Large an Impact?

Renato Paniccià

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with the relationship of the rapid rising of impoverishment which has affected a substantial number of the populations of Eastern and Central Europe in recent years. Poverty in the ... More


The Substantive Impoverishment of Presidential Rhetoric

Elvin T. Lim

in The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the substantive impoverishment of presidential rhetoric. Specifically, it provides the evidence of linguistic simplification with evidence of substantive anti-intellectualism. ... More


Is Poverty Relevant to the Characterization of Fundamental Freedoms and Human Rights? The Broader Debates in Ethics and Political Theory

Polly Vizard

in Poverty and Human Rights: Sen's 'Capability Perspective' Explored

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273874
eISBN:
9780191699719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews Amartya Sen's contribution, providing a point of departure from political theories and debates relating to the argument of both libertarian and liberal traditions. In the domain ... More


Revocation

Hyland Richard

in Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343366
eISBN:
9780199867776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343366.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the general and the special principles of irrevocability. The special principle invalidates gifts that the donor has the power to revoke. The general principle, namely that ... More


Economic Trends and their Implications

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the economic trends during the first 40 years of the State of Israel and their implications for the economic situation of Arab ... More


Dividing the Poor

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of differential impoverishment: why and in what ways the urban poor and rural migrants in Hadong have reinforced the distinctions between them rather than ... More


Ø-exponence

Trommer Jochen

in The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573721
eISBN:
9780199573738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573721.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Zero, especially under the heading of zero morphemes is one of the ideologically most loaded subjects in theoretical morphology and phonology. However, discussions of the topic suffer from partial ... More


Haplological dissimilation at distinct stages of exponence

Andrew Nevins

in The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573721
eISBN:
9780199573738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573721.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter classifies the typology of morphological dissimilation effects into four distinct stages of the mapping from syntax to exponence: linearization, prosodic readjustment, M-Word formation, ... More


Selling the Neighborhood: Commodification versus Differential Space

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores various efforts to “sell” neighborhoods as well as the construction and destruction of community through commodification. Using as examples Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park and ... More


Coda

Denis Crowdy

in Hearing the Future: The Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851569
eISBN:
9780824868307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851569.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the final chapter I undertake a comparison between Sanguma’s heard future and the musical present, before concluding with a pointed critique of the way music has been commodified, and who has ... More


Do We Care?: India's Health System

K. Sujatha Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469543
eISBN:
9780199087617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469543.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Preamble and the Directive Principles of India’s Constitution provide for state intervention for assuring every citizen’s health and well-being. Yet India has wide disparities and inequalities in ... More


The development of the southern subjunctive: Morphological loss and syntactic gain*

Adam Ledgeway and Alessandra Lombardi

in Diachrony and Dialects: Grammatical Change in the Dialects of Italy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701781
eISBN:
9780191771507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701781.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Most Romance languages manifest in the verb a robust modal opposition between indicative and subjunctive. Some Romance varieties also mark the relevant distinction in the C-domain through the formal ... More


Copulas and light verbs as spellouts of argument structure: Evidence from Dene languages

Nicholas Welch

in The Grammar of Copulas Across Languages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829850
eISBN:
9780191868344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829850.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

Dene (Athapaskan) languages typically have a small inventory of semantically light verbs. This chapter demonstrates that their interpretations derive wholly from their syntactic context in ... More


Sufficiency, Comprehensiveness of Health Care Coverage, and Cost-Sharing Arrangements in the Realpolitik of Health Policy

Govind Persad and Harald Schmidt

in What is Enough?: Sufficiency, Justice, and Health

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199385263
eISBN:
9780199385270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385263.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores two questions in detail: How should we determine the threshold for costs that individuals are asked to bear through insurance premiums or care-related out-of-pocket costs, ... More


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