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Sextet (1985)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Sextet, which was commissioned by Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians, and by the French government for the Nexus percussion ensemble. Sextet—for four ... More


Corporate Power and Responsibility: Issues in the Theory of Company Law

J. E. Parkinson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259893
eISBN:
9780191682018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259893.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book argues that it should be the function of company law to promote public interest. Examining a number of topical and controversial issues from this perspective, including the adequacy of ... More


Ipsae Litterae: The Actual Letters

Catherine Conybeare

in Paulinus Noster: Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240722
eISBN:
9780191600494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240728.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Using internal evidence from fourth‐century letter collections, this chapter explores the norms of composition for letters, the mechanics of delivery of letters, and their part in a wider nexus of ... More


Financial Development, Growth, and Regional Disparity in Post‐Reform China

Zhicheng Liang

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Deepening financial development and rapid economic growth in China have been accompanied by widening income disparity between the coastal and inland regions. This chapter examines the impacts of ... More


The Macroeconomic Consequences of Financial Imperfections

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

in Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the macroeconomic consequences of financial imperfections through the set of empirical models used in this literature dealing with the finance–growth nexus. It discusses the ... More


The Region as a Nexus of Learning Processes

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the reasons for increased decentralization of corporate functions to relatively specialized regionalized locations. New kinds of policy involving experimentation, innovation, ... More


The Means and Ends of Corporate Governance

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337501
eISBN:
9780199868643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337501.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that the corporation is a nexus of contracts. The contract between the shareholders and the firm is one in which the shareholders provide equity capital and the firm agrees to ... More


Why a Board?

Stephen M. Bainbridge

in The New Corporate Governance in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337501
eISBN:
9780199868643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337501.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

To say that the corporation is a nexus of contracts is to engage in reification. Nexuses do not contract; people contract. Where then is the nexus — the central contracting party — with whom all ... More


The Shape of the 21st-Century Firm

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A nexus of focused companies glued together by power relationships will replace vertical integration as the prevailing archetype for the firm. This chapter proposes a new theory of the firm and a new ... More


Introduction: Argument and methods

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter defines the monograph's scope of inquiry – to elucidate the origins of Judiciary branch institutions in the newly democratizing countries of Central and Eastern Europe – and sets out its ... More


Why Legal Tools Are Failing

Jon L. Mills

in Privacy: The Lost Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367355
eISBN:
9780199867400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367355.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Public health and security are substantial justifications for sacrificing individual privacy for the greater public good. Legislators and courts, often supported by public opinion, intentionally and ... More


At the Core of the Postmodernist Challenge to History

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Both modernists and postmodernists expected an era with a novel human condition once their views of the world had become the organizing principles of life. Guidance in that life would no longer come ... More


The Theory of Causal Significance

Gregg Rosenberg

in A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168143
eISBN:
9780199850075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168143.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is a basic introduction to the Theory of Causal Significance. It intends to motivate the general approach the theory represents as well as explain its basic concepts. The chapter begins ... More


Continuity and Change in the Japanese Economy: Evidence of Institutional Interactions between Financial and Labour Markets

Mari Sako and Masahiro Kotosaka

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

The political economy of Japan has been characterized by tightly knit institutions of relational coordination, such as the main bank system, lifetime employment, long-term supplier relations in ... More


Reading a Festival Nexus: Plynteria and Kallynteria

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

in Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the basic skeleton of the nexus of the Plynteria and Kallynteria. In the nexus of the Plynteria and Kallynteria, abnormality and pollution were correlative with ... More


China, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image

Rosemary Foot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843733
eISBN:
9780191879456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over a relatively short period of time, Beijing moved from passive involvement with the UN to active engagement. How are we to make sense of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) embrace of the UN, ... More


The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book argues that a broad notion of ‘personal work relations’ should become the central organising idea for the future development of labour law. This concept is developed by drawing on extensive ... More


Agency Costs and the Nexus of Contracts

M. W. Lau

in The Economic Structure of Trusts: Towards a Property-based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602407
eISBN:
9780191725203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602407.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter examines Robert Sitkoff's agency costs theory of trust law, which is derived from Michael Jensen and William Meckling's theory of the firm. Sitkoff's account of trusts consists of two ... More


Monopoles and Boojums

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter is devoted to point defects such as hedgehogs, Dirac magnetic monopoles, 't Hooft–Polyakov monopole, and nexus. Some of these objects represent composite defects resulting from a ... More


Contract, Relation, and Nexus in the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter attempts to propose an approach to the legal constructions of personal work relations which departs from the narrower contractual one discussed in the earlier chapters of the work, and ... More


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