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Pay Structure and Status

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The study of status presented in this chapter centres upon the question that the economist and sociologist approach so differently: why there is generally so close an agreement between the rank ... More


Patterns of Victimization

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores two aspects of the patterns of school victimization: firstly how the various acts of violence rank order (in terms of their frequencies), and secondly what their factor ... More


Decision Theory

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Deals with decision theory. The coverage includes decision making under risk and uncertainty. The theories of vonNeumann–Morgenstern and Savage are reviewed, along with recent developments in the ... More


Identification 1

Qin Duo

in The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292876
eISBN:
9780191596803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292872.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought, Econometrics

Narrates the process of how identification was formalized in econometrics. The issue of identification stemmed from the quest to know the attainability of economically meaningful relationships from ... More


Value

John Richardson

in Nietzsche's System

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098464
eISBN:
9780199833597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098463.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Nietzsche's values and weighs the extent to which these do and do not break radically from the values of his philosophical predecessors. I try to specify how his stance “beyond ... More


Central Places and Urban Networks

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

In the 1930s, German economic geographer Walter Christaller systematized the links between market centres of different sizes into a rank-order based on a predictable dispersion of central places and ... More


Faking: Knowns, Unknowns, and Points of Contention 1

Matthias Ziegler, Carolyn MacCann, and Richard D. Roberts

in New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195387476
eISBN:
9780199914517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387476.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter offers an introduction to the issue of faking on personality assessment. Before delving into the topic of faking itself, a short presentation of the history of personality assessment is ... More


Comparisons and Urban Planning

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter treats the cities covered by this book as a group to consider urban planning in the eastern lowlands. The discussion begins by rank ordering the cities in terms of size and then ... More


Thirty Years of Contrast in Social Comparison

Ladd Wheeler

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0045
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ladd Wheeler reflects on his most underappreciated work: a study on social comparison theory. According to social comparison theory, people compare with those who are similar to them in order to ... More


Traditional Rationales and Constraints

Zachary Hoskins

in Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter critically examines various commonly cited rationales and constraints on sentencing to see what guidance they may provide regarding the permissibility of collateral legal consequences ... More


Data Preprocessing

Ray Huffaker, Marco Bittelli, and Rodolfo Rosa

in Nonlinear Time Series Analysis with R

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198782933
eISBN:
9780191826153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782933.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Successful reconstruction of a shadow attractor provides preliminary empirical evidence that a signal isolated from observed time series data may be generated by deterministic dynamics. However, ... More


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