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Financial Viability of Distribution Utilities

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Poor financial health of the distribution companies is one of the biggest challenges facing the power sector in India today. This has created an atmosphere of uncertainty in the entire value chain, ... More


Poverty and Human Development

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. The issue ... More


Range, Information, and Process

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This third ... More


Participation and Culture

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This fourth ... More


Basic Needs and Basic Capabilities

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This fifth ... More


Legislative Institutions, Party Control, and Corruption: The Empirical Evidence

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reports results from the large-n empirical analysis used to evaluate the three hypotheses regarding the impact of legislative rules on corruption for a sample of sixty-four developing ... More


Testing the Argument

Patricia L. Sullivan

in Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains how historical data is employed here to evaluate how well the theory previously developed—referred to as the war aims model—stacks up against alternative explanations of violent ... More


Evaluating Deliberative Public Events and Projects

John Gastil, Katie Knobloch, and Meghan Kelly

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Drawing on theoretical and empirical research on deliberation, this chapter seeks to answer the following question: What research designs and evaluation methods are used to assess the processes and ... More


What is Populism?

Takis S. Pappas

in Populism and Liberal Democracy: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837886
eISBN:
9780191874482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837886.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 begins with a concise overview of the ways earlier scholars have examined populism during consecutive waves of research on the topic, and goes on to expose common conceptual and ... More


The Gulf War

David P. Oakley

in Subordinating Intelligence: The DoD/CIA Post-Cold War Relationship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176703
eISBN:
9780813176727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176703.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The attention given General Norman Schwarzkopf’s comments on intelligence shortfalls and the concepts developed to support military operations resulted in Operation Desert Storm being a catalyst for ... More


Mapping European Union Lobbying

Heike Klüver

in Lobbying in the European Union: Interest Groups, Lobbying Coalitions, and Policy Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657445
eISBN:
9780191751479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657445.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 4 explains how the dataset for this book was constructed. The chapter starts by illustrating the practical implementation of the proposed influence measurement approach across a large number ... More


How Science Shapes ADHD

Susan C. C. Hawthorne

in Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977383
eISBN:
9780199369928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977383.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Science adds to our understanding of ADHD by working out mechanisms of causation, symptom production, and intervention. So far, despite alternative hypotheses, the sciences have also stood by models ... More


Feedback: Values in ADHD Science

Susan C. C. Hawthorne

in Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977383
eISBN:
9780199369928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977383.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The sciences that study ADHD do not stand apart from the clinical and social influences embedded in the ADHD concept and its associated practices. Instead, pervasive trends in the aspects of ADHD ... More


The Art and Craft of Describing

Ben Bradley

in Darwin's Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198708216
eISBN:
9780191873799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198708216.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The greatest contrast between Darwin’s and today’s psychologies concerns method. A century of the idealization of controlled experiments in the behavioural sciences has led many to discount without ... More


U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, and Practice

Geoffrey S. Corn, Rachel E. VanLandingham, and Shane R. Reeves (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199328574
eISBN:
9780199363193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyzes how the law applies, and is applied, during military operations on and off the battlefield. The book focuses on how the law is operationalized, or actually implemented, in a wide ... More


How to Know What Works Better, When: Data, Methods, and Empirical Operationalization

Dan Honig

in Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672454
eISBN:
9780190672485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672454.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter develops testable hypotheses of when Navigation by Judgment will be more or less successful. It develops theory as to why environmental predictability and project external verifiability ... More


Local Ownership: An Operational Obstacle?

Sarah B. K. von Billerbeck

in Whose Peace?: Local Ownership and United Nations Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198755708
eISBN:
9780191816857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755708.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the operational effects of the UN’s restrictive approach to local ownership, examining first whether local ownership helps or hinders the delivery of concrete results in ... More


Data and methods

Marlene Mauk

in Citizen Support for Democratic and Autocratic Regimes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198854852
eISBN:
9780191888960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854852.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter prepares the empirical analysis by approaching the key methodological issues associated with a global comparison of regime support and its individual- and system-level sources in ... More


Recovering Discourses of National Identity

Bentley B. Allan

in Making Identity Count: Building a National Identity Database

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190255473
eISBN:
9780190255503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255473.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter outlines the method of inductive discourse analysis employed in this volume. It argues that the inductive requirements of interpretivist methods can be combined with quantitative ... More


Empirical Shortcomings: Why Do We Know So Little about Non-White Networks?

Taylor N. Carlson, Marisa Abrajano, and Lisa García Bedolla

in Talking Politics: Political Discussion Networks and the New American Electorate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190082116
eISBN:
9780190082154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082116.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews some of the empirical reasons why so little is known about non-white networks and describes the original survey designed by the authors to address this lacuna in research. The ... More


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