## Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

*Deborah Beth Creamer*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195369151
- eISBN:
- 9780199871193
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.001.0001
- Subject:
- Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Attention to embodiment and the religious significance of bodies is one of the most significant shifts in contemporary theology. In the midst of this, however, experiences of disability have received ... More

## Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics

*Steffen L. Lauritzen*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198509721
- eISBN:
- 9780191709197
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509721.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Thorvald Nicolai Thiele was a brilliant Danish researcher of the 19th century. He was a professor of Astronomy at the University of Copenhagen and the founder of Hafnia, the first Danish private ... More

## Finite Sample Econometrics

*Aman Ullah*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- August 2004
- ISBN:
- 9780198774471
- eISBN:
- 9780191601347
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198774478.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book presents a comprehensive and unified treatment of finite sample theory, and its application to estimators and test statistics used in various econometric models. Time series, cross section, ... More

## An Alphabet of Normal Brains

*Hanna Damasio*

### in Human Brain Anatomy in Computerized Images

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195165616
- eISBN:
- 9780199864041
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165616.003.0005
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Techniques, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter makes comparisons of external anatomical structures (sulci and gyri), in twenty-six brains of normal adults. Each brain is seen from six different angles: lateral right and left, mesial ... More

## ION TRANSPORT IN NORMAL LIQUID 3HE

*A.F. Borghesani*

### in Ions and electrons in liquid helium

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199213603
- eISBN:
- 9780191707421
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213603.003.0018
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter starts the review of the transport properties of ions and electrons in liquid 3He. In contrast with its 4He bosonic companion, the lighter helium isotope is made of fermions. It is a ... More

## Unfair to Nozick

*Anthony Brueckner*

### in Essays on Skepticism

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- January 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199585861
- eISBN:
- 9780191595332
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0028
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter defends Nozick from the charge that his position on scepticism begs the question of whether one is in a normal world.

## The Tree: It is Normal to Grow after Trauma

*Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni*

### in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- November 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780195325379
- eISBN:
- 9780199999811
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0005
- Subject:
- Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the experience of a South American native, Sarah, in growing and living a normal life after trauma. It describes how Sarah handled the death of relatives who died when she was ... More

## Geometric Means and Lognormal Distributions

*Rein Taagepera*

### in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199534661
- eISBN:
- 9780191715921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0009
- Subject:
- Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Geometric means are often more meaningful than arithmetic means, because they are closer to the central figure (median). When x and y can conceptually take only positive values, their distributions ... More

## Morphological Typology of Deponency*

*Matthew Baerman*

### in Deponency and Morphological Mismatches

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780197264102
- eISBN:
- 9780191734380
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- British Academy
- DOI:
- 10.5871/bacad/9780197264102.003.0001
- Subject:
- Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the morphological typology of deponency. It shows that the theoretical interest of deponent verbs in Latin is clear, and that morphological forms are not simply a blind ... More

## The Evolution of Public Sector Pension Plans in the United States

*Robert L. Clark, Lee A. Craig, and Neveen Ahmed*

### in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199573349
- eISBN:
- 9780191721946
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0014
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Municipal governments in the United States began offering retirement plans for their workers in the mid-nineteenth century, and state governments followed in the early twentieth century. As these ... More

## Estimating State and Local Government Pension and Retiree Health Care Liabilities

*Stephen T. McElhaney*

### in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199573349
- eISBN:
- 9780191721946
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0002
- Subject:
- Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Liabilities for pension and retiree health-care benefits provided by US state and local governments are causing concerns for taxpayers and for those holding government bonds. Many question whether ... More

## PROBABILISTIC INGREDIENTS

*Mathew Penrose*

### in Random Geometric Graphs

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506263
- eISBN:
- 9780191707858
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0002
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter derives some probabilistic results for later use. A dependency graph for a family of random variables is a deterministic graph with vertex-set identified with the random variables and ... More

## SUBGRAPH AND COMPONENT COUNTS

*Mathew Penrose*

### in Random Geometric Graphs

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506263
- eISBN:
- 9780191707858
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter is concerned with the number of embedded copies of a given finite graph γ in the random geometric graph G(n,r) (for example the number of edges or triangles). It is shown that if γ has k ... More

## Theoretical statistics and asymptotics

*Nancy Reid*

### in Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566540
- eISBN:
- 9780191718038
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter sets out some ideas for incorporating into the teaching of theoretical statistics the advances made in the modern theory of parametric likelihood inference developed since the ... More

## Childhood ADHD: Biological Reality or Social Construction, with Policy Implications

*Stephen P. Hinshaw*

### in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195310122
- eISBN:
- 9780199865284
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0008
- Subject:
- Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

One of the greatest challenges that parents confront in raising children involves monitoring their health and managing to obtain the proper treatment when needed. Yet many parents are unable to ... More

## Working with roots

*Christopher G. Small and Jinfang Wang*

### in Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Estimating Equations

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506881
- eISBN:
- 9780191709258
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506881.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter studies the broad class of models which have difficult problems of nonlinearity and multiple roots. These models include the mixture models, a model for bivariate normal paired data with ... More

## Mini-twistor theory on three-dimensional space forms

*Paul Baird and John C. Wood*

### in Harmonic Morphisms Between Riemannian Manifolds

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198503620
- eISBN:
- 9780191708435
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503620.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses harmonic morphisms from 3-manifolds to surfaces, especially those of constant curvature. First, the local behaviour is considered, showing that the foliation given by its ... More

## SURGERY ON MAPS

*Andrew Ranicki*

### in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198509240
- eISBN:
- 9780191708725
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter gives the definition of a normal map. Killing elements in the relative homotopy group by surgery on a normal map is discussed. The kernel modulesand relative regular homotopy groups of ... More

## NEW CONCEPTS AND METHODS—PRE-BAYESIAN ERA

*Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee*

### in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525318
- eISBN:
- 9780191711657
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

After James Bernoulli, the main contributors to probability theory and its applications in the 18th century worked either to solve more intricate problems of games of chance (De Moivre), or to build ... More

## PERCOLATION AND THE LARGEST COMPONENT

*Mathew Penrose*

### in Random Geometric Graphs

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506263
- eISBN:
- 9780191707858
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter concerns the largest component of G(N(n),r) in the thermodynamic limit when the number of points N(n) is Poisson with parameter n and the underlying density is uniform on the unit ... More