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Power and Identity in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Rees Davies

Huw Pryce and John Watts (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285464
eISBN:
9780191700330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285464.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This volume celebrates the work of the late Rees Davies. Reflecting Davies' interest in identities, political culture, and the workings of power in medieval Britain, the chapters range across ten ... More


Economic and Household Factors of First Marriage in Two Northeastern Japanese Villages, 1716–1870

Noriko O. Tsuya and Satomi Kurosu

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the patterns of and factors associated with first marriage in two farming villages in northeastern Japan in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, using data drawn from their ... More


Numeracy in Epidemiology

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a historical background on the application for population counts in epidemiology. In 1662, the London haberdasher John Graunt (1620–1674) published a slender book that was to be ... More


Qualities for the Community Psychologist

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter comments on those qualities that can make a difference to how the community psychologist behaves in carrying out community work. It is hoped that by making these qualities explicit, the ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in a Global Context

Rebecca Lobb, Shoba Ramanadhan, and Laura Murray

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The value and challenges associated with participatory research are intensified for lower and middle-income countries because of the geographic distance between the primary research team and research ... More


Supplying Peace: Which Corporations Build Peace?

Molly M. Melin

in The Building and Breaking of Peace: Corporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197579367
eISBN:
9780197579398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579367.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

This chapter examines the conditions that encourage corporations to engage in proactive peacebuilding. It explains variation in firm-led peacebuilding as a product of the operating environment. These ... More


Introduction: Socio-economic Studies of the Mafia

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 1 offers a theoretical discussion about mafia emergence. It suggests that the existing literature, centring on the theoretical framework of supply and demand for mafia services, ... More


Sexual Politics and International Relations

in Global Sex

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226016061
eISBN:
9780226016047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016047.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

One of the major globalizing forces of the past two decades has been the move toward gender equality, and the gradual involvement of increasing numbers of international agencies in programs aimed at ... More


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