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The Chinese Arms Embargo Affair

Nicola Casarini

in Remaking Global Order: The Evolution of Europe-China Relations and its Implications for East Asia and the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199560073
eISBN:
9780191721168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560073.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the debate surrounding the proposal — (officially put forward in Autumn 2003) to lift the EU arms embargo imposed on China in June 1989, after the crackdown on students in ... More


THE 1333-DIMENSIONAL REPRESENTATION

A. A. Ivanov

in The Fourth Janko Group

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527596
eISBN:
9780191713163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter proves the existence of a completion of the amalgam G which is constrained at level 2. This is achieved by studying the non-trivial representations of G (the representations of the ... More


Object Representations Used in Action and Perception

J. Randall Flanagan and Roland S. Johansson

in Motor Control: Theories, Experiments, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395273
eISBN:
9780199863518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395273.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The ability to predict accurately the mechanical properties of the objects we interact with is essential for skilled and dexterous manipulation. For example, when lifting an object, people typically ... More


Extension theorems and the existence of flips

Christopher D. Hacon and James McKernan

in Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter provides a detailed and self-contained exposition of Hacon and McKernan's construction of pl flips in dimension n assuming minimal models with scaling in dimension n-1. The construction ... More


LEAST SQUARES INVERSE EIGENVALUE PROBLEMS

Moody T. Chu and Gene H. Golub

in Inverse Eigenvalue Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566649
eISBN:
9780191718021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566649.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Every inverse eigenvalue problem has a natural generalization to a least squares formulation, which sometimes does carry significant purposes in applications. The least squares approximation can be ... More


Aerodynamics

John J. Videler

in Avian Flight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299928
eISBN:
9780191714924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299928.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Main forces on a flying bird are lift, weight, thrust, and drag. Quantitative visualization of the flow shows how these forces result from the interactions between bird and air. Conventional flow ... More


On simple maps

Friedhelm Waldhausen, Bjørn Jahren, and John Rognes

in Spaces of PL Manifolds and Categories of Simple Maps (AM-186)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157757
eISBN:
9781400846528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157757.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter deals with simple maps of finite simplicial sets, along with some of their formal properties. It begins with a discussion of simple maps of simplicial sets, presenting a proposition for ... More


Responsibility for Debts of MEG Members and Vulnerability of Intra-group Transactions

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the issue of group opportunism and examines the desirability of imposing various remedies in the course of insolvency within MEGs which could combat such behaviour and enhance ... More


Property Rights, Water Resources, and Technology: The Missing Ecological Link

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines access to water in a paddy-growing tract in Palakkad district, Kerala, India. Traditionally an area served by small tanks and ponds, access to irrigation has been changed by new ... More


Nervous Sensibility and Ideals of Manliness

Jane Wood

in Passion and Pathology in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187608
eISBN:
9780191674723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187608.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nervous dreads are a characteristic feature of a condition known as ‘hypochondriasis’. Among the educated classes, ‘mental exertion and fatigue, or prolonged or overstrained attention and devotion to ... More


Weight Lifting

Daniel J. Povinelli, Carley Faughn, Nicholas G. Ballew, and James E. Reaux

in World without weight: Perspectives on an alien mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198570967
eISBN:
9780191730979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570967.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reports on eight experiments (and two sub-experiments) to determine if chimpanzees form internal representations of the effort required to lift various objects. This internal ... More


Weight Sorting

Angela Finsterwald, James E. Reaux, Jennifer Vonk, and Daniel J. Povinelli

in World without weight: Perspectives on an alien mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198570967
eISBN:
9780191730979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570967.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The data presented in Chapter 3 established that the chimpanzee's perceptual system (broadly construed) represents the effort-to-lift objects of varying weight. This chapter reports on studies to ... More


Weight as Impediment

Daniel J. Povinelli, James E. Reaux, Sarah Dunphy-Lelii, and Jennifer Vonk

in World without weight: Perspectives on an alien mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198570967
eISBN:
9780191730979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570967.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reports on a series of studies to examine if chimpanzees could infer the weight of large objects based on observing the effort that others (people and apes, alike) exerted while lifting ... More


George Eliot's Twofold Mind

Gregory Tate

in The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659418
eISBN:
9780191749018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659418.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter moves forward to the 1860s to consider the poetry of George Eliot, which, like Tennyson's verse, presents two divergent accounts of psychology. One, similar to her novelistic practice, ... More


Reading ghosts and reading texts: spiritualism

Andrew Smith

in The Ghost Story, 1840–1920: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074462
eISBN:
9781781700006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter addresses the issue of how to read and critically decode spectral messages. It analyses the literary qualities of spirit messages. Some of the literary works that are analysed in this ... More


Ideological Rivalries: The Blue Shirts and the “CC” Clique

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines ideological rivalries between the Blue Shirts Society and Chiang Kai-shek's CC clique. It explains that by competing with the CC clique for control over the new instruments of ... More


Introduction: The Question to Be Answered

David Bloor

in The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226060941
eISBN:
9780226060934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060934.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book discusses the question of why airplanes fly, but the problem is approached in a slightly unusual way. The author describes the history behind the technical answer to the question about the ... More


Rings each of whose modules is an I 0‐module

S. K. Jain, Ashish K. Srivastava, and Askar A. Tuganbaev

in Cyclic Modules and the Structure of Rings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664511
eISBN:
9780191746024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664511.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

This chapter considers rings where every module is an I0 -module.


Covariant derivatives and connections

Clifford Henry Taubes

in Differential Geometry: Bundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199605880
eISBN:
9780191774911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605880.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Mathematical Physics

This chapter examines the related notions of covariant derivative and connection. It covers the space of covariant derivatives. It also gives a relatively straightforward construction of a covariant ... More


(Re)making spaces and ‘working out ways’: women in the printing industry

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter is about the experiences had by women in the printing industry in the second half of the twentieth century. Focusing on the stories of three women – a tablehand, a senior manager and a ... More


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