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Why Judges Need to Know and Understand Childhood Studies

Mark Henaghan

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses why judges should be aware of Childhood Studies. A judgment written from a Childhood Studies perspective is built around looking at what is happening, not from the parents' ... More


Krisis

Claudio Ciborra

in The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses the ‘crisis’ in the information and communication technology (ICT) discipline. It argues that crisis is due to the separation between people and science, and the neglect of ... More


The Transnational Temperance Network

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the cause of temperance as one of the first truly global transnational advocacy networks (TANs), which acted as a multidirectional transmission belt of policy-relevant ideas and ... More


Out of a Medium's Mouth: George Hyde‐Lees

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Seeking refuge in marriage to George Hyde‐Lees posed a potentially lethal threat to Yeats's poetic enterprise. Because the essence of the courtly love poem was its praise of an unattainable woman, ... More


Risk Sharing with the Monarch

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the role of contingent scenarios and nature of the defaults. Over the last 800 years, many periods of debt accumulation have been followed by default. Despite these disruptions, ... More


Temperature and the Life History

Michael J. Angilletta

in Thermal Adaptation: A Theoretical and Empirical Synthesis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198570875
eISBN:
9780191718748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570875.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

The thermal sensitivity of performance places selective pressures on the life histories of ectotherms. In general, higher developmental temperatures lead to smaller adult sizes and offspring sizes. ... More


Adolescence and the Struggle for Self‐Assertion

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Throughout their lives, adolescent women often continued to be subjected to the abuse they endured in their younger years. Their behavior was closely monitored on account of their sexual maturity, ... More


Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Jerry N. Luftman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book presents a new set of practical and powerful tools to help business get the full benefit from their information technology (IT) investments. It addresses how organizations can work together ... More


Adolescence

Russell W. Brown

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0026
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter begins by describing the appearance of motor abilities, social and play behavior, sexual maturity, and sensory function in laboratory rats. It then discusses cognitive function, the ... More


Chaucer's Knight's Tale and The Three Ages of Man

J.A. Burrow

in Essays on Medieval Literature

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198111870
eISBN:
9780191670657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Previously, Richard Neuse, Douglas Brooks, and Alastair Fowler stated that age is a variable factor that should be taken into account when considering the main actors in the Knight's Tale, may they ... More


Options and Options Pricing

Hendrik S. Houthakker and Peter J. Williamson

in The Economics of Financial Markets

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195044072
eISBN:
9780199832958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019504407X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The first section of this chapter discusses the basic features of option contracts, with special reference to stock options, including the way in which the contractual elements of an option (such as ... More


Assessing Strategic Alignment Maturity

Michael J. Earl

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An approach for assessing the maturity of a firm’s business-IT alignment is presented. This chapter is divided into the following sections: the Strategic Alignment Maturity Assessment Description, ... More


Learning and Earning From E-Commerce

Michael J. Earl

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.535-chapter-13
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Four important IT management practices have emerged from the development of e-commerce projects. These practices address four central and classical questions of IT management: strategic information ... More


Cloud Computing

Nayan B. Ruparelia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Most of the information available on cloud computing is either highly technical, with details that are irrelevant to non-technologists, or pure marketing hype, in which the cloud is simply used as a ... More


Liquidity Management and Assets-Liabilities Strategy

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses liquidity management theories such as the commercial loan theory, shiftable theory, and anticipated income theory. It assesses the reasons for most liquidity problems of banks, ... More


Hedging Segregated Fund Guarantees

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Segregated funds have become popular investments for self-directed pension plans in Canada. This chapter examines the hedging strategies that allow underwriting companies to lower their risk exposure ... More


Theories of Financial Contracting and Debt

Oliver Hart

in Firms, Contracts, and Financial Structure

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288817
eISBN:
9780191596353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288816.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Studies the optimal financial contract written by a wealth‐constrained entrepreneur who raises funds from an outside investor to purchase an asset. The models presented assume that the entrepreneur ... More


Steroid Hormone Receptors and Sex Differences in Behavior

Toni R. Pak and Robert J. Handa

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter discusses how gonadal steroid hormones contribute to broad sex differences in the behavior of adult animals and the underlying molecular mechanisms that mediate hormone action. During ... More


Later Years

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the individual development in Plymouth Colony from middle to old age. It explains that the colonists left behind no evidence to suggest any turning points in the course of their ... More


Psychoanalysis, Authoritarianism, and the 1960s

Eli Zaretsky

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0033
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Eli Zaretsky makes the case that authoritarianism is relevant to understanding the role of psychoanalysis in democratic societies, suggesting it takes the form of the enhancement and manipulation of ... More


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