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Unusual diffraction geometries

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/9780199213252.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Unusual diffraction geometries may seem a curiosity but may stimulate novel avenues of application. Not least they illustrate a diversity of diffraction‐measuring possibilities. Laue diffraction ... More


Exchanging

H. A. Prichard

in Moral Writings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250196
eISBN:
9780191598265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250197.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The act of exchanging one thing for another seems to involve a promise. The confidence needed to relinquish something one has on the understanding that one will receive what another has in exchange ... More


David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Paul Borgman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The original audience heard a story shaped to their listening capacities, which for a print‐oriented audience presents special difficulties. In highlighting the reliance of David's story on ancient ... More


Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More


Conclusions

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

In this chapter, conclusions are drawn from the narratives and how they might be applied to palliative, end-of-life medical practices. Why do end-of-life care issues/decisions in pediatrics remain ... More


Resolving Ambiguities

Steven J. Burton

in Elements of Contract Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337495
eISBN:
9780199868650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337495.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines how fact-finders may resolve a relevant ambiguity in a contract lawfully, thereby giving a term or the contract a meaning. It considers the roles of judges and juries and the ... More


Introduction

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the concept of reputation for resolve. A state’s reputation for resolve is the belief that during crises, the state’s leaders will take actions that ... More


What Types of Leaders Fight for “Face”?

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses what self-monitoring is, and how and why individuals differ in their self-monitoring dispositions. Self-monitoring concerns the extent to which individuals strategically ... More


Microfoundations: Evidence from Cross-National Survey Experiments

Keren Yarhi-Milo and Joshua D. Kertzer

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents two cross-national survey experiments that explore the relationship between self-monitoring characteristics, beliefs about the efficacy of force, and concerns for reputation for ... More


Jimmy Carter and the Crises of the 1970s

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Jimmy Carter and several of the international crises he faced during his presidency that many observers argue risked the United States' reputation for resolve. Unlike those of ... More


A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Ana S. Trbovich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book provides a detailed analysis of Yugoslavia's disintegration and the region's subsequent integration into the European Union within the wider context of the development of the right to ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199878338.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the theoretical and policy implications of the book's argument and empirical results. The theory of armed conflict outcomes developed attempts to unify previous ... More


Reconciliation as Identity Change: A Social-Psychological Perspective

Herbert C. Kelman

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at reconciliation from the perspective of an emerging process of resolving conflict that involves particular cases such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, conflicts of identity, ... More


Sovereign Debt: Notes on Theoretical Frameworks and Policy Analyses

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Overcoming Developing Country Debt Crises

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578788
eISBN:
9780191723049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578788.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on what lessons might be drawn for sovereign insolvency from the principles underlying national policies for corporate or personal bankruptcy. It then develops a framework to ... More


Resolve in International Politics

Joshua D. Kertzer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171609
eISBN:
9781400883646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do some leaders and segments of the public display remarkable persistence in confrontations in international politics, while others cut and run? The answer given by policymakers, pundits, and ... More


Relaxation and Kinetics in Shock Tubes and Shock Tunnels

Raymond Brun

in Introduction to Reactive Gas Dynamics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199552689
eISBN:
9780191720277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552689.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The first part of this chapter presents experimental data on vibrational relaxation times and vibrational populations obtained in shock tubes and shock tunnels. The corresponding methods of ... More


Controversy and Its Resolution

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This final chapter explores the overarching themes and underlying dimensions that help explain why controversy developed, so long defied solution, was so often bitter, and yet ultimately was ... More


Experimental elastic microanalysis

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In principle it is possible to reconstruct the reflectance function of a surface from V(z) data. This requires either that V(z) should be measured as a complex‐valued function, or that phase ... More


The Obligation to Keep a Promise

H. A. Prichard

in Moral Writings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250196
eISBN:
9780191598265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250197.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A promise to do some action seems to create a binding obligation to do that action. And yet, paradoxically, an obligation seems not to be a fact that we can create or bring into existence; we can ... More


Cooling the casino

Susan Strange

in Casino Capitalism: with an introduction by Matthew Watson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992651
eISBN:
9781526104168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992651.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The problem of managing and stabilizing a financial system that is fundamentally out of order and control is a global one. But the solution is a national one. It is absolutely no use looking to ... More


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