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Italy Rescue from Without?

Maurizio Ferrera and Elisabetta Gualmini

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Italy's economic and employment problems were to a large extent home made, whereas external economic and political pressures did facilitate internal revitalization. While export‐oriented industries ... More


Extensions

Joshua M. Epstein

in Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158884
eISBN:
9781400848256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158884.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This part discusses the fourteen extensions of Agent_Zero: endogenous destructive radii; age and impulse control; fight vs. flight; replication of the Latané–Darley experiment; introduction of ... More


Marx: Socially Acceptable Capitalism?

Peter Flaschel and Alfred Greiner

in Flexicurity Capitalism: Foundations, Problems, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751587
eISBN:
9780199932825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751587.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter investigates the external relationship between capital and labor that underlies the formation of the wage-price spiral. The resulting distributive cycle is a long-phased one. It is ... More


Further Evidence of Genesis's Unity: Consistent Overlapping Structures—Chiasms, Spiraling Stories, and Double Dramas, Including Twenty‐SixDiptychs

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Genesis’ literary unity has several features. It contains consistent overlapping structures including bodylike complexity and chiasms, spiraling structures with consistent patterns of expanding ... More


Singular X-ray optics

David M. Paganin

in Coherent X-Ray Optics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567288
eISBN:
9780191717963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567288.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter acquaints the reader with the nascent field of singular X-ray optics, dealing with the singularities of X-ray wave fields, particularly phase singularities (phase vortices). The concept ... More


What Is Wrong with the Machine?

Solly Angel

in The Tale of the Scale: An Odyssey of Invention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158687
eISBN:
9780199849826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158687.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The thin personal scale was only a fantasy. In fact, the author had no knowledge of scales whatsoever, and no clue about the mechanisms that made them work. A spiral-tube prototype was developed and ... More


Bias Perception and the Spiral of Conflict

Kathleen A. Kennedy and Emily Pronin

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Conflicts sometimes are characterized by a negative spiral, whereby they escalate due to the reciprocally aggressive and competitive behavior of the contending parties. This chapter proposes that ... More


The Self-Organizing Social Mind

John Bolender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This book proposes a new explanation for the forms of social relations. It argues that the core of social-relational cognition exhibits beauty—in the physicist’s sense of the word, associated with ... More


Coming of Age

Ronald Hutton

in The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207443
eISBN:
9780191677670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207443.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews publications devoted to modern paganism. Among these are the books The Spiral Dance and Drawing Down The Moon in 1979. The former was produced by a creative writer, while the ... More


Death Spirals

Laurence D. Muller

in Does Aging Stop?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754229
eISBN:
9780199896714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754229.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Unlike mortality, there are no general purpose models to describe age-specific fecundity patterns. This chapter shows that using very basic conclusions about the effects of natural selection on ... More


The Sensory Celebration (I)

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Gentleness is an occasion for sensory celebration. Gentleness has many affinities to light as well as touch, music, and image. Refinement coincides with gentleness, particularly in craftsmanship.


A Gentle Revolution

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0036
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

It is sometimes inadvertently that a revolution takes place. An effect of extreme gentleness, barely different from other moments, and then life suddenly catches fire, is ablaze. Gentleness is a ... More


EDWIN HUBBLE: JOURNEYING TO THE EDGE

I.S. GLASS

in Revolutionaries of the Cosmos: The Astro-Physicists

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199550258
eISBN:
9780191718700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550258.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins by discussing the birth and early years of Edwin Powell Hubble. It then states the experiences that Edwin had during his college life at the University of Chicago. It also ... More


Toward a New Educational Philosophy

Hideaki Koizumi

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter engages with the Ross model, particularly with the spiral curriculum, from a scientist's perspective—one who revolutionizes the way in which neuroscientists measure activity in the human ... More


Currency Mismatches on the Dollar's Periphery: Why China as an Immature Creditor Cannot Float Its Exchange Rate

Ronald I. McKinnon

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An immature international creditor generates large saving surpluses, but its own currency is not used in lending to foreigners. Domestic financial markets are not sufficiently developed, possibly ... More


Spiral Texts

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter departs from a discussion of how notarial practice has been changed by the intervention of the state and goes on to develop a summarizing spatial analysis. The physical features of ... More


Inflation

Mike Berry

in The Affluent Society Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

A major outcome of the affluent society’s fixation on fighting scarcity, inequality and insecurity by maximizing production arises in the form of the tendency to permanent inflation. Inflation is ... More


Pattern Formation

Paul Charbonneau

in Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176840
eISBN:
9781400885497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176840.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter examines the complex nature of pattern formation in excitable systems. Many physical, chemical, and biological systems are considered excitable, in which two “components” interact in ... More


Epilogue: Natural Complexity

Paul Charbonneau

in Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176840
eISBN:
9781400885497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176840.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

In this epilogue, the author reflects on complexity in nature, first by sharing his observations on lichens in the slickrock mountain bike trails of the Moab region in southeastern Utah. More ... More


Korea: From Authoritarian to Authoritative: The Path from Heavy Industry to Green Growth

Irene Choi

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The purpose of this chapter lies in outlining the key objectives of President Lee Myung-bak’s vision of green growth and some major challenges that need to be overcome. Ultimately, the Korean ... More


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