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Perspective 2: Play, Plasticity, and the Perils of Conflict: “Problematizing” Sociobiology

Melvin Konner

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Dissatisfied with the self-assured genetic-competition models of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology, authors in this volume correctly emphasize the role of plasticity—whether in the form or ... More


INTRODUCTION

Terry Lyons and Zhongmin Qian

in System Control and Rough Paths

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506485
eISBN:
9780191709395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506485.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The concept of a differential equation controlled by a rough path can be motivated by quite simple examples. One such example is a linear system driven by two-dimensional noise. This example is ... More


ROUGH PATHS

Terry Lyons and Zhongmin Qian

in System Control and Rough Paths

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506485
eISBN:
9780191709395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506485.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter defines rough paths. If the path has good smoothness properties, then its chords (the Abelian version of the description) provide an adequate description and can be used to predict its ... More


PATH INTEGRATION ALONG ROUGH PATHS

Terry Lyons and Zhongmin Qian

in System Control and Rough Paths

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506485
eISBN:
9780191709395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506485.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter establishes an integration theory for rough paths. The key result is the existence of the integral of a Lipschitz one-form against a rough path. In particular, this gives a change of ... More


UNIVERSAL LIMIT THEOREM

Terry Lyons and Zhongmin Qian

in System Control and Rough Paths

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506485
eISBN:
9780191709395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506485.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The key result presented in this book and the result which justifies the definition of a rough path is the universal limit theorem. The chapter proves in section 6.3 that a system of differential ... More


Hello to Hollywood

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the Hollywood career of Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh. McHugh and Fields went to Hollywood as a songwriting team, like Rodgers and Hart, or George and Ira Gershwin. They ... More


A European perspective on women’s rough sleeping

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter details the current situations in relation to the extent, nature and characteristics of women rough sleepers in each of the countries in the study. It will discuss the context of the ... More


 Anti‐Orpheus

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes debates about the meaning and power of music and the constitution of English culture in the latter part of the century. These debates pitted ideas about the power of music ... More


Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s rough sleeping is a major issue across Europe and is especially problematic within the current economic climate. Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells ... More


Consuming Desire: The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It

Richard S. Lowry

in ‘Littery Man’: Mark Twain and Modern Authorship

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102123
eISBN:
9780199855087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The author states three major cultural transformations which best describe Mark Twain's writing: capital, culture, and education. These three cultural transformations are emphasized separately in the ... More


Explaining women’s rough sleeping

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter builds on the qualitative analysis in Chapters four and five and summarises the major quantitative findings of the research in a comparative way across all four countries in the study. ... More


Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Jean W. Cash and Keith Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book describes and discusses the work of southern writers who began their careers in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. They fall into two categories. Some, born into the ... More


The Combinatorial Method

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter analyses the theory and practice of genre-mixing in Romanticism. The idea was not new: critical tolerance of genre-mixing dates back at least as far as Shaftesbury, and the Schlegelian ... More


EXPLICIT PROPORTIONALITY PRINCIPLES IN DISCRETE AREAS OF AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE

E. Thomas Sullivan and Richard S. Frase

in Proportionality Principles in American Law: Controlling Excessive Government Actions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195324938
eISBN:
9780199869411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324938.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses explicit proportionality principles in the Supreme Court's constitutional jurisprudence and also reviews the internal inconsistencies in the Court's analysis. The first section ... More


The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army

Lorien Foote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727904
eISBN:
9780814728581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727904.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the Civil War, the Union army appeared cohesive enough to withstand four years of grueling war against the Confederates and to claim victory in 1865. But fractiousness bubbled below the ... More


Incommensurability

Joseph Raz

in The Morality of Freedom

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198248071
eISBN:
9780191598289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198248075.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Two options are incommensurable if it is neither true that one of them is better than the other, nor true that they are of equal value. A test of incommensurability between two options, which yields ... More


Desert Taken as a Whole

Shelly Kagan

in The Geometry of Desert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199895595
eISBN:
9780199980093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895595.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the nature of desert when taken as a whole. It studies partial values, which help determine value from the standpoint of desert as a whole, and states that desert as a whole ... More


Trends in homelessness in Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 outlines trends in recorded homelessness in the three countries between about 2008 and 2018. The chapter first explores in some detail how homelessness is measured in each of the three ... More


Rough-and-Tumble Play and the Cooperation–Competition Dilemma: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on the Development of Social Competence

Joseph L. Flanders, Khalisa N. Herman, and Daniel Paquette

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter examines how humans and other mammals develop the competence necessary to adapt to the complexities of group living. The authors argue that rough-and-tumble (R&T) play promotes the ... More


Getting below the surface of women’s rough sleeping

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter will detail the processes involved in adopting a grounded theory approach and what is perceived as the benefit of refraining from the traditional approach of the ‘preconceived ... More


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