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The Aim Is Not Spending Per Se

Lane Kenworthy

in Progress for the Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591527
eISBN:
9780191731389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591527.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Government social transfers account for a much larger share of GDP in Sweden and Denmark than in the United States. But the U.S. government distributes more benefits in the form of tax breaks rather ... More


Roget's Thesaurus, 1852 to 2002

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

The many succeeding editions of Roget's Thesaurus are marked by the fact that all of them adhere to the original ‘Plan of classification’ (macrostructure) and design of entry articles ... More


Public Health Practice: What Works

Jonathan E. Fielding and Steven M. Teutsch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book compiles the lessons and best practices of working in the complex and evolving public health setting of Los Angeles County, as told by leaders of LA County's Department of Public Health. ... More


‘Hell, and Rome…have long been confederate against us’:1 Jesuits and Protestantism

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses how Jesuits were represented and perceived in popular discourse. It looks at the significance of this perception throughout the Popish Plot. It considers in detail how the ... More


The Emerging Structure of the Adi Granth

Gurinder Singh Mann

in The Making of Sikh Scripture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The evolutionary process that resulted in the Adi Granth is traced. First, the significance of rag in Sikh devotion and its relationship to the organization of Sikh scripture are briefly addressed. ... More


Argentina

Jean Grugel and Pia Riggirozzi

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Amongst the several cases reported in this volume of an elite rocked by a crisis, looking to poor groups for support and thereby shifting policy in a pro-poor direction, Argentina is one of the most ... More


Conclusion

JILL MIDDLEMAS

in The Troubles of Templeless Judah

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283866
eISBN:
9780191603457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283869.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The title, ‘The Troubles of Templeless Judah’, encapsulates the dual foci of this book. On the one hand, there is great difficulty in approaching this time period from an historical perspective as ... More


Conclusion

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter defines the broader conclusions that can be drawn from the earl’s career and rising. It restates the importance of the role that political and religious ideas played in shaping the ... More


Search for Best Available Evidence

Mark J. Macgowan

in A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents the second stage of evidence-based group work (EBGW). The first part of the chapter describes the general principles of an effective and efficient search, describing where and ... More


Keywords

Annabel Annabel

in Milton's Words

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examine some of the keywords in John Milton's poetry and polemic prose. It analyses three words not commonly considered keywords that Milton elevated to the status of keyword in his ... More


Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic

Paul J. du Plessis (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474408820
eISBN:
9781474426763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Why did Roman prosecutors typically accuse the defendant of multiple crimina, when in most standing criminal courts the punishment imposed on a guilty defendant was the same (typically “capital,” ... More


The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787464
eISBN:
9780191829512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787464.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

“Meet Henry Bar, a physicist and … quantum superhero.” The title The Quantum Matrix refers to a central concept in quantum physics, but also (allegorically) to our enigmatic world. In this book, ... More


Invasive Species in a Globalized World: Ecological, Social, and Legal Perspectives on Policy

Reuben P. Keller, Marc W. Cadotte, and Glenn Sandiford (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166049
eISBN:
9780226166216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226166216.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

We live in a globalized world in which people and goods are transported across ecosystem boundaries in greater volumes and faster than ever before. One consequence of globalization has been the ... More


Conscious Events and Self-Ascriptions: Comments on Heal and O’Brien

Christopher Peacocke

in The Self and Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590650
eISBN:
9780191741043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590650.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This paper defend the principle, disputed by Jane Heal, that whenever someone consciously Fs and also has the concept F, then she will be able to judge explicitly, with non-inferential justification, ... More


Migrating Meanings: Sharing Keywords in a Global World

James W. Underhill, Mariarosaria Gianninoto, and Mariarosaria Gianninoto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748696949
eISBN:
9781474460170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696949.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Exploring the roots of four keywords for our times: Europe, the citizen, the individual, and the people, Mariarosaria Gianninoto’s and James Underhill’s Migrating Meanings (2019) takes a broad view ... More


Enlightenment Shadows

Genevieve Lloyd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669561
eISBN:
9780191757013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The idea of the Enlightenment has become a touchstone for emotional and often contradictory articulations of contemporary western values. Enlightenment Shadows is a study of the place of ... More


Asking the Right Questions, Preparing a Protocol, and Finding the Relevant Research

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

in Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Four key competencies needed to begin a systematic review are introduced. These skills focus on how to 1) pose a searchable question and prepare a review protocol, 2) develop a comprehensive list of ... More


Assessing and improving effective interactive governance

Jacob Torfing, B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre, and Eva Sørensen

in Interactive Governance: Advancing the Paradigm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596751
eISBN:
9780191738180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596751.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The attempt of the public metagovernors to enhance the contribution of networks and partnerships to effective governance must be guided by a clear assessment of their effectivity. The first section ... More


Rural Democracy: Elections and Development in Africa

Robin Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851073
eISBN:
9780191885808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How have African rulers responded to the introduction of democratic electoral competition? Despite the broadly negative picture painted by the prevailing focus on electoral fraud, clientelism, and ... More


Craving the Right: Emotions and Moral Reasons 1

Patricia Greenspan

in Morality and the Emotions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577507
eISBN:
9780191731235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577507.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that emotions provide normative reasons that can play a significant role in moral motivation, even granting that their weight is trivial in comparison to moral reasons. Besides ... More


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