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Thinking Big: Emerging Global Efforts For The Control Of Infectious Disease

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite the devastating pandemic of HIV/AIDS that erupted in the early 1980s, despite the failure to eradicate polio and the emergence of resistant forms of tuberculosis that came into focus in the ... More


Rising to the Challenge

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers the who, what, where, when, why, and how of agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS).


Limits of Commercial Investor-State Arbitration: The Need for Appellate Review

Jacques Werner

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explains why investor-state arbitration is often wrongfully likened to international commercial arbitration among private parties. Investor-state arbitrations involve not only private ... More


Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

George M. Wilson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In works of literary fiction, it is fictional in the work that the words of the text are being recounted by some work‐internal ‘voice’—the literary narrator. One can ask similarly whether in movies ... More


KNOWING AND LEARNING IN ORGANIZATIONS

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The WHO Smallpox Eradication Program (1967-77) showed how cycles of sensemaking, knowledge creation, and decision making supported by a matrix of information management practices enabled the ... More


Playing the Press: Entry and Exposure

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers how people became professional writers is one subject of this chapter, looking at new schools of journalism as well help and advice given to novices by the more established. A ... More


Introduction: Solving the Story's Mystery of David—and God, and Saul

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

“Who is David?” asks a wealthy and churlish land‐owner, Nabal, in a belittling manner (I Samuel, 25:2). “Whose son is this man?” asks Israel's first king, Saul, as David goes out to fight Goliath—in ... More


The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Fiona Randall and R S Downie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The idea of a philosophy of palliative care emerged with Cicely Saunders' vision for ‘a good death’, and was developed further with the World Health Organization (WHO) definition of palliative care. ... More


Religion of the Gods: Ritual, Paradox, and Reflexivity

Kimberley Christine Patton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195091069
eISBN:
9780199871568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091069.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In many of the world's religions, both polytheistic and monotheistic, a seemingly enigmatic and paradoxical image is found—that of the god who worships. Various interpretations of this seeming ... More


The Second Golden Age

Louis Niebur

in Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368406
eISBN:
9780199863853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368406.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Throughout the 1970s, synthesizers continually dropped in price while improving in design and ease of use; consequently, electronic music was no longer only within the financial range of universities ... More


The Price of Success

Louis Niebur

in Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368406
eISBN:
9780199863853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368406.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

In the 1980s, the Workshop composed hundreds of pop electronic incidental scores for successful, influential television programs such as Doctor Who, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and the ... More


Who Is Revealed in War? History, War, and Storytelling

Patricia Owens

in Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses Arendt's method of thinking about politics and war. It was a fundamental conviction that the most significant changes in social and political life could not be understood ... More


Post‐TRIPS Tensions and Global IP Debates

Carolyn Deere

in The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 shows how disagreements over the final TRIPS text set the stage for struggles over implementation and the variation that emerged. TRIPS implementation occurred amidst competing efforts of ... More


Who Really Votes?

Stephen Ansolabehere and Eitan Hersh

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers how voters are different from nonvoters with respect to their demographic and ideological attributes, and if election outcomes would change if everyone voted. It first explains ... More


The Sower

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The parable of the Sower is widely regarded as “the great watershed of all Jesus’ parables” (Capon 1985), but its meaning has been disputed, and the parable has even been used (by Crossan 1978) as a ... More


Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Peter Svedberg

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A large share of the population in many developing countries suffers from chronic undernutrition. This book provides a detailed comparative study of undernutrition in sub‐Saharan Africa and South ... More


The Ascetic Lover

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the story of “Who Dealt?,” providing an antithetical reading of Tom Cannon's asceticism. What is most characteristic about the critical readings of “Who Dealt?” is in fact a ... More


The Conflicted Writer

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the primary narrative of “Who Dealt?,” Lardner did not create a fictionalized version of himself. Tom is a small-town businessman in Maine who went to Yale and lost the woman he loved to another ... More


Anthropometric Indicators of Undernutrition: Measurements and Evidence

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets out by assessing the uniform height and weight norms established by the WHO, which are conventionally used to gauge the anthropometric status of people of different age and sex, ... More


Comparative Historical Trends and Variations

Robert Woods

in Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542758
eISBN:
9780191715358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542758.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is concerned with international and regional variations in late-fetal mortality. It considers four groups of countries. Members of the first group (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the ... More


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