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Recent Trends in Intergenerational Occupational Class Reproduction in the Netherlands 1970–99

Harry B. G. Ganzeboom and Ruud Luijkx

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Netherlands has moved from being a comparatively closed society in the 1950s towards a relatively open one around 2000. Analysing occupational class mobility for men and for women in the labour ... More


Introduction

Anthony Garratt, Kevin Lee, M. Hashem Pesaran, and Yongcheol Shin

in Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling: A Long-Run Structural Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199296859
eISBN:
9780191603853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199296855.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter introduces the long-run structural approach to modelling. It makes brief comparisons with the key alternative approaches, namely large-scale simultaneous equation models, unrestricted ... More


Results of Parametric Experiments

Norma van Surdam Graham

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195051544
eISBN:
9780199872183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051544.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Parametric experiments measure an observer's contrast sensitivity as a function of value along any dimension. These parametric experiments are not very useful for distinguishing between ... More


Imaging, Picturing, and Scaling

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278220
eISBN:
9780191707926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278220.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Resemblance comes in, not when we are answering the question — What is representation? — but rather when we address How does this or that representation represent, and how does it succeed? The ... More


Time in 1:72 Scale: The Plastic Historicity of Soviet Models

Alexey Golubev

in The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752889
eISBN:
9781501752902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752889.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the scale model hobby in the USSR, focusing on models as objects that made manifest the historical imagination inherent in Soviet technopolitics. Models, especially when ... More


Observational Strategies at Meso- and Large Scales to Reduce Critical Uncertainties in Future Cloud Changes

Anthony Illingworth and Sandrine Bony

in Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System: Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012874
eISBN:
9780262255448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012874.003.0022
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses the meso- and large observational strategies to reduce critical uncertainties in future cloud changes. It first discusses the key aspects of cloud simulations in large-scale ... More


Construction and Engineering

Annalies Corbin and Bradley A. Rodgers

in The Steamboat Montana and the Opening of the West: History, Excavation, and Architecture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032542
eISBN:
9780813039244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032542.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A scale model of the stern section of the Montana, based on measurements, drawings, and photographs compiled during the archaeological project, was developed specifically to answer questions ... More


. The Semantic Pointer Architecture

C. Eliasmith, X. Choo, and Chris Eliasmith

in How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199794546
eISBN:
9780199345236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

As the final chapter of the first section of the book on methods for constructing SPA models, chapter 7 presents a large-scale model that integrates many of the examples presented previously. The ... More


The Total Systematization of a River and the Limitations of “Totalitarianism”: Industry, Agriculture, and Physical Models in the Pyrenees

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1940 and 1967, some three hundred reservoirs were built in Spain both for agricultural and industrial purposes, thereby changing the appearance and economy of the country. Jumping from the ... More


Autonomy

Robert W. Batterman

in A Middle Way: A Non-Fundamental Approach to Many-Body Physics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197568613
eISBN:
9780197568644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter relates the philosophical concept of multiple realizability to the physics concept of universality. It discusses and responds to Elliott Sober’s defense of reductionism in the face of ... More


Theoretical constraints on mode reduction and the turbulence response

W. David McComb

in Homogeneous, Isotropic Turbulence: Phenomenology, Renormalization and Statistical Closures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689385
eISBN:
9780191768255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689385.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In many-body problems there is generally an interest in reducing the number of degrees of freedom necessary to describe a system. Traditionally this reduction was accomplished in one precipitous step ... More


The Process of Going to Scale: Interaction Among Three Dynamics

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

in Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the question of expanding social changes on a regional scale. Given SCALE Squared model (Self-help Centers for Action Learning and Experimentation), multiple communities are ... More


Oporto’s Historic Center: From Historical Research to (Real) Virtual Heritage Visualization

Maria Leonor Botelho

in Digital Cities: Between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190498900
eISBN:
9780190498924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498900.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In 1996, the World Heritage Committee added the Historic Center of Oporto, Portugal, to the World Heritage List, recognizing its outstanding value, identified by its urban fabric and its many ... More


Some practical implications

Susanna Millar

in Understanding and Representing Space: Theory and Evidence from Studies with Blind and Sighted Children

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521426
eISBN:
9780191688416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521426.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Some practical implications of the evidence so far seen are presented in this chapter. First, the chapter prefaces its suggestions by emphasizing that they are not necessarily applicable in all ... More


Figures of Invention: A History of Modern Patent Law

Alain Pottage and Brad Sherman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199595631
eISBN:
9780191807282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199595631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Taking the invention as its object of study, this book develops a new perspective on the making of modern patent law. Focusing on the figures that make inventions material, and on how to overcome the ... More


Confronting Empire

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

in Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter concludes the arguments presented in the book with Mahatma Gandhi's concept of swaraj—“self-rule,” which governs the individual's understanding and control of their life, even in the ... More


Introduction

Alain Pottage and Brad Sherman

in Figures of Invention: A History of Modern Patent Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199595631
eISBN:
9780191807282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199595631.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book charts the emergence of the conception of the invention in modern patent law, focusing on the material media in which the intangible form of the invention is made visible in legal settings. ... More


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