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Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Peace and conflict‐resolution organizations (P/CROs) are civil society organizations dedicated to resolving protracted conflicts. Teams of local researchers coordinated by an international advisory ... More


The Challenge

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides an overview of agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) and details the reasons for doing ABMS. It then presents the organization of the book.


 Teaching Death and Dying in the Context of Religious Studies

Vanessa R. Sasson

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a religious studies survey course on world religions that the author of this chapter has been teaching for a number of years in two different academic institutions. The course ... More


CONCLUDING REMARKS

Jan Modersitzki

in Numerical Methods for Image Registration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528418
eISBN:
9780191713583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528418.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This final chapter summarizes the proposed non-parametric registration approach as well as the presented schemes, and briefly discusses some open questions. It contains statements about the ... More


Discrimination in an Unequal World

Miguel Angel Centeno

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins by making a distinction between inequality and discrimination. It presents a broad view of how globalization and discrimination may be interconnected, and then moves to a ... More


Teaching “Hindu Mysticism”

Hugh B. Urban

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the primary themes, materials, and theoretical challenges in teaching Hindu mysticism. It includes an historical overview of the development of mystical elements within the ... More


The Voice of the Land: Lamentations

JILL MIDDLEMAS

in The Troubles of Templeless Judah

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283866
eISBN:
9780191603457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283869.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter turns to Lamentations as it is most widely regarded as stemming from Templeless Judah. Of the five poems in the book, chapters 1, 2, 4, and 5 have the greatest claim to belong to ... More


Introduction

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Macromolecules are the machinery of life and their function is determined by their 3D structure. Visual observation with a light microscope is not possible as the sizes of macromolecules are well ... More


Introduction

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction establishes Marías's place in Spain's contemporary literary culture, the national and international success his work has enjoyed, and his claims to the influence of Anglophone ... More


Introduction: Teaching Mysticism: Frame and Content

William B. Parsons

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This brief chapter provides a historical overview and development of the term mysticism. It notes its varying meaning within religious traditions, its problematic features, and its use with respect ... More


Human Capital and Economic Growth

Andreas Savvides and Thanasis Stengos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755405
eISBN:
9780804769761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755405.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book provides an in-depth investigation of the link between human capital and economic growth. The book examines the determinants of economic growth through a historical overview of the concept ... More


Introduction

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This introduction provides an overview of the author’s outlook on the nature of theology, the distinction between faith and belief, the role of philosophy.


Examining the Impact of Reform Policies

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter three introduces the setting of the study: Nishiyama, a medium-sized city located in northern Japan. After presenting a broad overview of the area, it describes in detail the six schools that ... More


That Single Individual

Sylvia Walsh

in Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208357
eISBN:
9780191695728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208357.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter prepares the stage for reading Kierkegaard in context by presenting a biographical overview of his religious upbringing and theological education, the major intellectual influences and ... More


Geography and politics

Chris Wickham

in Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400—800

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264490
eISBN:
9780191698934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264490.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides an overview of the geography and the political history of each of the regions in this book. The regions presented are in the form of a spiral starting from North Africa, going ... More


Mixed methods for evaluation research

Christine Ingleton and Sue Davies

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a guide to evaluating palliative care services. It focuses mostly on mixed method research and includes a brief overview of the most commonly used approaches for evaluation. It ... More


Violent Video Games: Background and Overview

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

in Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a brief history of violent video games, youth exposure to such games, and an overview of things to come. Although video games emerged in the 1970s, it wasn't until the 1990s ... More


Introduction

Victor Tadros

in The Ends of Harm: The Moral Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199554423
eISBN:
9780191731341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554423.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This introduction sets up the problem of punishment, indicating why it requires serious philosophical investigation. It outlines the philosophical method of the book. Finally, it provides an overview ... More


Introduction: The neutron and its progeny

Sean F. Johnston

in The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692118
eISBN:
9780191740732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692118.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

How does technical expertise grow? This book is a unique bottom-up account of how nuclear experts became established in the first three countries to support them: the USA, UK, and Canada. This ... More


Gunnar Johansson, Events, and Biological Motion

James E. Cutting

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In 1973, Gunnar Johansson launched the systematic study of the perception of the human body in motion. Merging his applied interests in traffic safety and his theoretical interests in vector analysis ... More


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