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Blueprints for Change: Devolution and Subsidiarity in the United States and the European Union

David Lazer and Viktor Mayer‐Schoenberger

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the most recent attempts in both the USA and the EU to respond to attacks on the legitimacy of ‘federal’ governance by building into the legislative or regulatory processes a federalism or ... More


A Regulatory State Inside the State?

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones, and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Makes a case for reading from understanding and study of business regulation to study and analysis of ‘regulation inside government’ and offers a definition of the phenomenon and a taxonomy of the ... More


Mechanisms of Cortical Development

David Price and David Willshaw

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780192624277
eISBN:
9780191723735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624277.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This is the first book that attempts to bring together what is known about the fundamental mechanisms that underlie the development of the cerebral cortex in mammals. Ranging from the emergence of ... More


Action and Motivation: The Impetus for, and Enactment of, Agile Thinking

Wilma Koutstaal

in The Agile Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367188
eISBN:
9780199918232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367188.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter further broadens the scope of our window into agile thinking beyond that of the representational world of memory, categorization, and concepts (the focus of Chapters 2 and 3), and beyond ... More


Calling Regulators to Account: Challenges, Capacities and Prospects

Julia Black

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the accountability of UK regulators by looking at the capacity of organizations to call a regulatory agency to account. It identifies five key challenges facing anyone seeking ... More


Multi-Status Oligarchs and the Negotiation of Precarious Values

Lazega Emmanuel

in The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter shows that the form taken by status competition at Spencer, Grace & Robbins stabilized its regulatory process and reinforced the status quo, particularly in the debates about ... More


A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The placebo effect, or placebo response, is a psychobiological phenomenon that must not be confounded with other phenomena, such as spontaneous remission and statistical regression to the mean. The ... More


The Dynamic Genome: A Darwinian Approach

Antonio Fontdevila

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199541379
eISBN:
9780191728532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541379.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

The ever‐increasing knowledge of whole genome sequences is unveiling a variety of new structures and mechanisms that impinge on current evolutionary theory. The origin of species, the evolution of ... More


Work Motivation

Miriam Erez

in Culture, Self-Identity, and Work

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075809
eISBN:
9780199854912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075809.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Organisational motivations grounded on a cross-cultural approach are essential in the analysis of the factors that affect employees' (though different) persistence, volunteerism, and goal-directed ... More


Westway’s Second Chance

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how governor Mario Cuomo and other Westway champions tried to short-circuit the regulatory process through two different strategic moves. While political investigations into the ... More


10 Westway’s Second Chance

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how governor Mario Cuomo and other Westway champions tried to short-circuit the regulatory process through two different strategic moves. While political investigations into ... More


The Best Science, Values, and the Precautionary Principle to Protect Children

Moore Colleen F.

in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the best science, precautionary principles, and values to protect children from the negative effects of environmental pollution. It reviews the negative effects of pollution on ... More


Self-Regulation of Musical Learning: A Social Cognitive Perspective on Developing Performance Skills

Gary E. McPherson and Barry J. Zimmerman

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 2: Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199754397
eISBN:
9780190268190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754397.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter focuses on the self-regulatory processes that influence the learning of a musical instrument. Like any academic or motor task, learning a musical instrument requires a great deal of ... More


The Road Warriors and the New Environment

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter investigates the major players in Westway's regulatory wars, highlighting the ways in which the opposing side was able to curtail the Westway plan's momentum despite the overwhelming ... More


Interparental Conflict and Children’s Mental Health: Emerging Directions in Emotional Security Theory

E. Mark Cummings, Kalsea J. Koss, and Rebecca Y. M. Cheung

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Interparental conflict characterized by anger, aggression, and hostility puts children at risk for developing a host of negative mental health outcomes. This chapter provides an overview of a ... More


Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Eva Lloyd and Helen Penn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The viability, quality and sustainability of publicly supported early childhood education and care services is a lively issue in many countries, especially since the rights of the child imply equal ... More


Introduction to Part Three

Elizabeth A. Williams

in Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction to Part III (Chapters 7-9) explores the setting for the study of appetite from 1850-1900: the coming of “industrial food” amid the Second Industrial Revolution; state-sponsored ... More


Arab Video Music: Imagined Territories and the Liberation of Desire (or: Sex Lies in Video (Clip))

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Video music or video clip in the Arab world has become an imagined territory. Here, the weight of censorship on desire and its manifestations is lightened. New media brings new freedoms to satellite ... More


4 The Road Warriors and the New Environment

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter investigates the major players in Westway's regulatory wars, highlighting the ways in which the opposing side was able to curtail the Westway plan's momentum despite the overwhelming ... More


A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects

Benedetti Fabrizio

in Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198705086
eISBN:
9780191789151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The placebo effect, or placebo response, is a psychobiological phenomenon that must not be confounded with other phenomena, such as spontaneous remission and statistical regression to the mean. The ... More


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