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Meandering Toward Marriage

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the course of emerging adulthood, young people change in a number of ways that make them increasingly ready for marriage. Emerging adults become more capable of enduring intimacy. They come to ... More


Why Go Direct?

Lois K. Geller

in Response: The Complete Guide to Profitable Direct Marketing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158694
eISBN:
9780199849420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158694.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Direct Marketing has been around since the 1940s, according to Nat Ross's A History of Direct Marketing. This chapter enumerates the advantages of this marketing technique citing reasons for its ... More


Cooperation between Species

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

in The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter reviews the study of cooperative behavior between species, with emphasis on examples of cooperative hunting found in a wide range of species. Seen in this context, the idea of ... More


Criteria for a Benefits System: Incentives, Efficiency, and Dignity

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter evaluates both the current system and a system based on a Citizen's Income against three further criteria The tax and benefits structure should not disincentivise public goods such as ... More


Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research

Stefan Grundmann, Florian Möslein, and Karl Riesenhuber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198723202
eISBN:
9780191790294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723202.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This book introduces and develops contract governance as a new approach to contract theory. It thereby aims at setting an international and interdisciplinary research agenda for modern contract law. ... More


United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Bearing Risk Collectively

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 2 shows how reinsurers, despite being competitors, bear risk collectively by taking shares of different deals at a consensus or common price, as a form of protection from unpredictable ... More


Precious as Gold Mobility and Family in The Gold Rush and Civil War

in The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327204
eISBN:
9780226327228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327228.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how mail came to assume a particular burden in the maintenance of long-term relationships that were threatened (or simply structured) by physical separation, especially of ... More


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