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The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book is intended to be read at any stage in the dissertation process, but will be particularly useful in the early stages of preparation for a social work dissertation, and as a reference ... More


The Literature Review, Theory, Problem Statement, and Hypotheses

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the literature review in a social work dissertation including strategies for researching and evaluating the literature, tips for completing a literature search, as well as ... More


Reviewing the evidence

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter identifies critical challenges, tasks, sources, methods, and strategies for reviewing in policy-relevant research. It offers exemplars of policy-relevant reviews that extend and ... More


Searching and Screening Qualitative Studies

Michael Saini and Aron Shlonsky

in Systematic Synthesis of Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195387216
eISBN:
9780199932092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387216.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The current terrain of qualitative research is marked by a lack of consensus among its scholars on the value of literature reviews, the best manner in which to conduct and include other literature, ... More


Assessing the Quality of Systematic Reviews

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/9780195337365.003.0029
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins by examining the differences between systematic reviews and traditional literature reviews in order to help identify systematic reviews. Evaluative criteria for judging the ... More


The History of Multinational Enterprise

Mira Wilkins

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The literature on the history of multinational enterprises (MNEs) is reviewed in sections. These cover general works, case studies, industry studies, diplomatic history and the history of public ... More


Strategy and Management in MNE Subsidiaries

Julian Birkinshaw

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first part of this chapter is a selective review of the last thirty years of literature on multinational enterprise (MNE) subsidiaries, which aims to provide a roadmap of the field by ... More


Multinational Enterprises and Public Policy

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Representative literature, since 1970, on the broad topic of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and public policy towards them, is reviewed. The efficiency aspects of MNEs and public policy are ... More


The Key Literature on IB Activities: 1960–2000

John H. Dunning

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The main thrust and content are considered of two influential strands of the international business (IB) literature. The first examines the development of scholarly thought on the determinants of ... More


Task Switching: Mechanisms Underlying Rigid vs. Flexible Self-Control

Nachshon Meiran

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the historical and current literature on task switching, focusing primarily on cognitive-behavioral studies on healthy human subjects. It outlines what I see to be widely ... More


Policy Implications from the Theory-Based Literature on Disclosure

Robert E. Verrecchia

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The theory-based disclosure literature is reviewed to infer policy prescriptions that seem implicit in the results. The author points out that the theory-based literature fails to distinguish ... More


Consultancy, knowledge, and boundaries

Andrew Sturdy, Karen Handley, Timothy Clark, and Robin Fincham

in Management Consultancy: Boundaries and Knowledge in Action

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199212644
eISBN:
9780191707339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212644.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The rationale for the book is introduced on the basis of the importance of management consultancy and the empirical neglect in the literature of consultancy projects in action. The literature on ... More


Oxford Handbook of International Business

Alan M. Rugman and Thomas L. Brewer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This handbook synthesizes all the relevant literature on international business over the last forty years in 28 original chapters by the world's most distinguished scholars. The coverage is split ... More


“A Literary Criticism of Neurotic Literature”: The Saturday Review of Literature and Faulkner’s Sanctuary

Sarah E. Gardner

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay explores Henry Seidel Canby’s mediation of Faulkner’s Sanctuary to the middlebrow readers of his magazine, the Saturday Review of Literature. If Canby’s audience needed protecting from ... More


Economic evaluations in the management of pediatric asthma

Jonathan D. Campbell and Sean D. Sullivan

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.10
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood and the incidence is increasing. This chapter reviews published health economic studies of asthma interventions and medical technology with a ... More


Data Quality

Tamar Lasky

in Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172638
eISBN:
9780199865727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interdisciplinary collaborations between epidemiologists and risk assessors have been slow to make use of traditional epidemiologic approaches to data quality and data synthesis. This chapter ... More


Mysticism and the Interpretation of Sacred Scripture

Steven T. Katz

in Mysticism and Sacred Scripture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097030
eISBN:
9780199848805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097030.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter begins with a review of extant scholarly literature on mysticism, ranging from William James's classic, pioneering work at the beginning of the 20th century, through the studies of ... More


Front-rank research: alpha particles

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Willie remembered a happy home and uninhibited holidays in the new century. Asked to give the presidential address for Section A of the 1904 meeting of the AAAS, William reviewed the new physics of ... More


Wage Bargaining, Union Power, and Economic Integration

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Examines the determinants of union influence over wages. After a brief review of the existing literature on union wage effects, it describes the major factors conditioning the extent to which unions ... More


Introduction: Reconstruction off track

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Iraq and Afghanistan are hardly alone in having to face failure in their transition to peace. Since the end of the Cold War, countries at low levels of development — ranging from Haiti to ... More


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