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Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Charles Stiller (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer is diagnosed in about 140 per million children in Britain each year. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a child will be affected in the first 15 years of life, the most frequently occurring types ... More


The Paradoxical Consequences of Success

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the question of activists' engagement with the state, examining the different forms that movement organizations' relationships with state authorities took during the 1990s and ... More


Registries and medical databases

Henrik Toft Sørensen and John A. Baron

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The cost, complexity, and risk of selection bias often associated with primary data collection has led to the use of disease registries and databases as an alternative data source for studies of many ... More


Experimenting in Practice

Matthew J. Hoffmann

in Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores canonical examples of experiments in each of the four modes of experimental governance in some depth. These vignettes serve to check the plausibility of the story presented in ... More


NBC

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0041
Subject:
Music, History, American

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) maintained a staff of 175 musicians and Clark was to be the first Negro musician in the group. Although apprehensive, Clark was proud to be representing ... More


Beyond Doctrine – The Strasbourg Realities

Helen Keller, Magdalena Forowicz, and Lorenz Engi

in Friendly Settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600977
eISBN:
9780191595820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600977.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the diversity of friendly settlements in appearance and function. It shows the subtle difference between the various forms of friendly settlements and arrangements. It also ... More


State Control of Animal Ownership

Colin Adams

in Land Transport in Roman Egypt: A Study of Economics and Administration in a Roman Province

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199203970
eISBN:
9780191708077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203970.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers how the Roman state monitored animal ownership in order to facilitate the use or requisition of animals for its own transport needs – the bureaucratic machinery necessary for ... More


Health Statistics from Notifications, Registration Systems, and Registries

Denise Koo, Phyllis A. Wingo, and Charles J. Rothwell

in Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149289
eISBN:
9780199865130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149289.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes two types of data collection that are critical for monitoring the population's health and generating health statistics: notifications and registrations. Notifications are ... More


Methods

TJ Vincent, AM Bayne, PA Brownbill, and CA Stiller

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins by describing the sources of data in the National Registry of Childhood Tumours, the largest population-based specialist children's cancer registry in the world. Cases of cancer ... More


Sex Offender Registration, Notification, and Restriction Laws

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines sex offender registration, notification, and restriction laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws—now long-defunct efforts by a number of states to ... More


Cancer incidence data for adults

A. J. Swerdlow

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the sources of cancer incidence data for small-area analyses, the data requirements for such analyses, and the issues that must be considered in interpreting the results. It ... More


HIA in Schiphol Airport

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) programme for Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, in which impacts have been quantitated using a combination of health impact calculations, analysis ... More


Measures and Estimates of Cancer Burden

Pagona Lagiou, Johanna Adami, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Using different and complementary measures, the burden of cancer can be assessed in considerable detail. Efforts to quantify the impact of cancer are limited primarily by the fact that only a small ... More


Organizational Challenges

Benito Arruñada

in Institutional Foundations of Impersonal Exchange: Theory and Policy of Contractual Registries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226028323
eISBN:
9780226028354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226028354.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the following: the use of information and the design of information systems for sensible decision making; the synergies and risks of integrating contractual and administrative ... More


Concluding Remarks

Benito Arruñada

in Institutional Foundations of Impersonal Exchange: Theory and Policy of Contractual Registries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226028323
eISBN:
9780226028354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226028354.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter summarizes the book's main arguments. It discusses the value of functional property and business registries as market facilitators. These are costly and fragile institutions that must be ... More


Voluntary Approaches and Formal Regulation: Climate Change and Canada’s Energy Sector

Alastair R. Lucas and Veronica Potes

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the late 1990s, voluntary initiatives and particularly the Voluntary Challenge and Registry Program (VCR), were thought to be preferred instruments for implementing Canada's commitments under the ... More


The Vanished Women of Korea: The Anonymity of Texts and the Historicity of Subjects

JaHyun Kim Haboush

in Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254435
eISBN:
9780520941519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254435.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Although they remain faceless, there were, at any given moment until the nineteenth century, at least 500 women in service at court during Chosŏn Korea (1392–1910). These women are often seen in the ... More


Legal Discrimination against Unwed Mothers

in Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761291
eISBN:
9780804772396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761291.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Japan, single unwed mothers experience greater legal discrimination than other single mothers. These legal disadvantages are evident in the family register, a document that makes unwed mothers and ... More


Introduction: Between the Nations: Diaspora and Koreans in Japan

Sonia Ryang

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The demographic map of Koreans residing outside of their homeland reveals the cartographic traces of colonialism, World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War. Koreans in Japan in particular are ... More


The Engagement Complex

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter determines what it means to be engaged, defining an engagement as an open declaration of the intention of two romantic partners to marry in the near future. The official beginning of the ... More


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