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Short Stature and the Relationship to Male Mental Health Status

Elsie Mobbs

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Growth treatment for human growth failure when its cause is not identified is generally justified by two possible outcome measures: an increase in height ... More


Health and Nutrition in the Pre-Industrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe

Richard H. Steckel

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Gives perspective to the debate over living standards during industrialization by examining health and nutrition over the past 1200 years using stature either recorded on military records or inferred ... More


The Standard of Living in Denmark in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Hans Chr. Johansen

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Traditional measures of real wages cover only the standard of living of a small fraction of the Danish population in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and due to constant wages over long ... More


Adaptation to Undernourishment

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Adaptation to undernourishment is discussed in eight sections: (1) the international incidence of calorie deficiency; (2) genetic, physiological, and behavioural adaptation to undernourishment; (3) ... More


The Development of the Joint Stock Company

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the development of the joint stock company and the first statute on companies. The framework of the joint stock company was only obtainable by specific statute or royal charter ... More


The Hero's Reluctant Farewell

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Special psychological barriers to career exit that business heroes face are suggested in this chapter. These include the feared loss of heroic stature and loss of the sense of heroic mission. This ... More


The General's Departure

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Generals also depart in a style marked by forcible exit. Here, the chief executive leaves office reluctantly, but plots his return and quickly comes back to office out of retirement in order to ... More


Human Growth and Stature

Rebecca Gowland and Lauren Walther

in The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195988
eISBN:
9781400889730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195988.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the study of stature in the archaeological record with a focus on the Roman period. A critical review of current methods of estimating stature, including an evaluation of the ... More


A Life Endured in Poverty: A Social Bioarchaeology of the “Deserving Poor”

Jonny Geber

in Victims of Ireland'S Great Famine: The Bioarchaeology of Mass Burials at Kilkenny Union Workhouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061177
eISBN:
9780813051475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061177.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Relatively little is known about the lives of the poor in Ireland during the nineteenth century. Bioarchaeological analysis of skeletal remains from the Kilkenny Union Workhouse mass burials indicate ... More


Examination of the child with short stature

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Assessment of a child with short stature is one of the commonest endocrinology cases seen in the exam. It is important to remember that short stature is not a disease ... More


Industrialization and health in historical perspective

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the relationship between industrialization and health, focusing on recent progress in the field made by scholars in comparative studies of eight countries: the UK, US, the ... More


Constitutional Stature in Rights Disputes

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that constitutional stature is potentially a factor in every rights dispute because real people with concrete, personal interests assert constitutional rights claims. Two types of ... More


Constitutional Stature: Equality and Consent Expectations

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In rights disputes, justices who call a loser's constitutional stature into question inflict significant harm. This chapter argues that we would be well advised to think more deeply about the ... More


Harm to Constitutional Stature in Bowers and Carhart

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter offers examples of rights decisions in which justices' harmful assertions about the losers' constitutional stature were so intertwined with the analysis of the merits of the dispute that ... More


Harms of Untruthfulness

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Blatant attacks on constitutional stature such as those in Bowers and Carhart are relatively few and far between. But although justices more often than not manage to explain their decisions without ... More


The Art of Harm Amelioration

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Honoring constitutional stature and ameliorating harms inherent in losing a rights dispute requires more from justices than a mere refusal to attack constitutional stature. Honoring constitutional ... More


Harm and Regret in Abortion Disputes

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

When people discuss what Supreme Court justices should do when asked to resolve passionately contested rights disputes, the topic of abortion inevitably surfaces. This chapter explores failures to ... More


Valuing Precedent Differently

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Harm-amelioration practices clearly keep the courthouse door open for constitutional losers to redeem constitutional meaning in different times and contexts and make it difficult for us to deny the ... More


Losing Twice: The Lottery

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The indifference of justices, both to the harm they inflict on constitutional stature and to the opportunities they have to enhance their legitimacy by honoring stature, can run deep. This chapter ... More


The Claudius Trap

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The story and character of Claudius immediately appealed. An aging cripple who became emperor by outwitting his contemptuous family and subjects was a character of Shakespearean stature, and his near ... More


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