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Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Diversity has become a keynote feature of our society and social workers are increasingly finding themselves working with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and cultures. In order to work ... More


Studying Organizational Knowledge

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter develops a three-lens framework to describe and observe knowledge-based phenomena in a systematic fashion. This consists of the following: time, breakdowns, and narratives. The three ... More


WHITEHEAD TORSION

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Whitehead torsion is an algebraic K-theory invariant, which decides if an h-cobordism of high-dimensional manifolds is trivial. The classification of lens spaces via Whitehead torsion is given in ... More


Magic of the lens

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Wahl describes the movement of the camera and its magical ability to alter what it sees. At one point, Dreyer steps away from the camera to survey the landscape. While he is away, one of the actors, ... More


Lighting

Arnold J. Wilkins

in Visual Stress

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521747
eISBN:
9780191706691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521747.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Most electric lighting pulsates in brightness twice with each cycle of the alternating electricity supply. Fluorescent lighting fluctuates to such an extent as to affect the firing of visual neurons. ... More


Colour as therapy

Arnold J. Wilkins

in Visual Stress

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521747
eISBN:
9780191706691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521747.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

A new system for precision ophthalmic tinting is described, together with some preliminary findings. A colorimeter is described that illuminates text with coloured light in such a way that the hue, ... More


US Antitrust Law: Model and Lens

David J. Gerber

in Global Competition: Law, Markets, and Globalization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228225
eISBN:
9780191711350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228225.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter explores US anti-trust law experience and its influence on thought, expectations, and interpretations of competition law around the world. US anti-trust law has been at the center of ... More


Many-Coloured Glass, Aerial Images, and the Work of the Lens: Romantic Poetry and Optical Culture: 2011 Warton Lecture on English Poetry

Isobel Armstrong

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture argues that new optical experiences created by the lens and what we now call the virtual image were the foundation alike of ‘high’ science, associated at this historical moment with the ... More


Setting the Stage: Ethnicity in American Society

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Ethnicity and ethnic group membership are major concerns to society and to the social work profession. Beginning with the COS and the settlement movements, the roots of social work in the United ... More


Conclusions

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the ways in which ethnicity affects social work practice and its role in health care and social policy. It explores ethnicity as a generic concept with commonly shared elements ... More


X-ray sources, optical elements, and detectors

David M. Paganin

in Coherent X-Ray Optics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567288
eISBN:
9780191717963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567288.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter sequentially considers the three features present in almost all experiments in coherent X-ray optics: X-ray sources, X-ray optical elements, and X-ray detectors. Regarding sources, the ... More


Accuracy: Components and Processes

Lee Jussim

in Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Social perception in general, and accuracy in particular, can be viewed as being composed of different components. Several different componential approaches to accuracy (Cronbach’s [1955], Kenny’s ... More


Evolution of the Vertebrate Eye

James K. Bowmaker

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the evolution of vertebrate “camera” eyes and concentrates on color vision and visual pigments. The vertebrate camera eye with a lens, a variable pupil aperture, and a ... More


Introduction

Bob Heyman and Mike Titterton

in Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.003.10
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the social science of health risk. Analysis of references to risk in health-related research papers shows that use of the ‘lens of risk’ has expanded remarkably steadily in ... More


Hermeneutical Reflections and Visual Exegesis

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 6 represents an attempt to draw together and analyse the various hermeneutical strategies exhibited by the seven artistic case studies discussed in this study. The first part represents a ... More


Spherically symmetric spacetime — GR tests

Ta-Pei Cheng

in Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573639
eISBN:
9780191722448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573639.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A spherically symmetric metric has two unknown scalar metric functions. The Schwarzschild solution to the GR field equation is presented. An embedding diagram is used to visualize such a warp space. ... More


Focusing and scanning

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

You cannot make a high resolution acoustic lens which will give an image of an extended object all at once. But it is possible to make an acoustic lens which has excellent properties on its axis. The ... More


Experimental elastic microanalysis

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In principle it is possible to reconstruct the reflectance function of a surface from V(z) data. This requires either that V(z) should be measured as a complex‐valued function, or that phase ... More


Conclusion

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book has explored confusing adolescent behavior from a Peer Arena lens. Recognizing such behavior as primarily the result of psychological interactions and comparison with peers provides an ... More


X-ray optics

ANDRÉ AUTHIER

in Dynamical Theory of X-Ray Diffraction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198528920
eISBN:
9780191713125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528920.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter is devoted to the applications of dynamical diffraction to X-ray optics. After a brief description of X-ray sources (tubes and synchrotron radiation), it gives the principle of the ... More


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