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From Firstborn to Vita Nova: Louise Glück’s Born-Again Professionalism

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to a poet whose work lies at the opposite end of the spectrum, in several respects, from Ashbery's. Here, the chapter focuses on first books to consider subsequent volumes from ... More


Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Gary Peters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book attempts to stage at the level of thinking and writing an improvised performance that begins and ends with nothing but nevertheless reveals a multitude of unexpected things while it runs ... More


Prohibition on Torture and Other Ill-treatment

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The case law of the Strasbourg bodies referring to the Convention Against Torture has followed an even, albeit curious development. This chapter analyses the Courts' and the Commission approach to ... More


The Monastic Order

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

When Lanfranc became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1070, he had some two-and-a-half decades of monastic life behind him. Lanfranc's episcopal model, for himself as a monk and for others who shared his ... More


Research designs for descriptive studies

Jennifer Hootman

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

When establishing the extent of the injury problem or, in other words, when describing the magnitude and severity of sports injuries, the researcher is not strictly confined to descriptive ... More


The Influence of Within-School Context on the Subjective Experience of Victimization: Safety, Violence as a Problem, and School Nonattendence Due to Fear

Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor

in School Violence in Context: Culture, Neighborhood, Family, School, and Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195157802
eISBN:
9780199864393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157802.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter presents structural equation models of how school context variables (risky peer behaviors, school policies, teachers' support and student participation) combined with victimization lead ... More


Measuring Undernutrition with Variable Calorie Requirements

N. C. Kakwani

in Nutrition and Poverty

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283966
eISBN:
9780191684470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283966.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the measurement of undernutrition in terms of variable calorie requirements. It aims to suggest sensible ways of estimating undernutrition in the absence of the ideal solution ... More


A Class of Chronic Poverty Measures

James E. Foster

in Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557547
eISBN:
9780191721083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557547.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a new class of chronic poverty measures that can account for duration in poverty as well as the traditional dimensions of incidence, depth, and severity. The chapter proceeds as ... More


From “Killing Many” to “Killing Fewer”

Susan Trevaskes

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter details the transition of China’s death penalty practice from “killing many” to “killing fewer” in the new century and how the ‘severity’ and ‘leniency’ dialectic was played out based on ... More


The Treatment of Intractable Pain In Terminal Cancer: First published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol. 56, no. 3 (March 1963), pp. 195–7 (Section of Surgery, pp. 5–7).

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This paper is widely cited as a landmark contribution in the discussions about terminal care that were beginning to take place in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s. Published in 1963 and based on ... More


Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Cass R. Sunstein, Reid Hastie, John W. Payne, David A. Schkade, and W. Kip Viscusi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Over the past two decades, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number and magnitude of punitive damages verdicts rendered by juries in civil trials. In cases involving accidents, ... More


Studies on respiratory illness and lung function

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Respiratory illnesses were more common in white inner-city children and Afro–Caribbean children than white children, based on the representative sample. This chapter summarizes the findings. Children ... More


Outcomes Research

Diana B. Petitti

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the historical roots of outcomes research and the designs used most often in outcomes research. It introduces measurements of comorbidity and disease severity, general and ... More


Self-Harm Disorders

James C. Raines and Stephanie Ochocki

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) lists both suicidal behavior disorder and nonsuicidal self-injury as conditions for further study. The essential ... More


Proportionality and Punitiveness?

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the claim made by critics of desert theory, that proportionalist conceptions of sentencing have legitimated a toughening of sentencing policy. It explains why this ... More


The Problem of Disproportionate Racial Impact

Richard S. Frase

in Just Sentencing: Principles and Procedures for a Workable System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199757862
eISBN:
9780199979547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757862.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the persistent problem of racial disproportionality in prison and jail populations. The chapter examines the apparent causes of this problem, within and outside the criminal ... More


Multidimensional child poverty in Tanzania: analysis of situation, changes and sensitivity of thresholds1

Alberto Minujin and Enrique Delamonica

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Tanzania has traditionally been an egalitarian society. However, the debt crisis of the 1980s and the ensuing adjustment policies period proved detrimental to equity. The economic recovery recently ... More


Treatment Benefit: Research Issues

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

A cognitively or interpersonally focused intervention should be of equal benefit for minor depression and for major depression, with the ... More


Modeling Agricultural Productivity and Farming Effort

Timothy A. Kohler

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

We describe how we integrated variability in precipitation and temperature through time and across our study area with variabilityin soils to produce plausible estimates of potential maize production ... More


Depression and Suicide Faces

Michael Heller and Véronique Haynal

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents two studies: the first concerns suicide and the second depression. These studies showed that a population of nonsuicidal depressive patients behaves differently from a ... More


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