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Sasakian Geometry

Sasakian Geometry

Charles Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198564959
eISBN:
9780191713712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.001.0001

Sasakian manifolds were first introduced in 1962. This book's main focus is on the intricate relationship between Sasakian and Kähler geometries, especially when the Kähler structure is that of an ... More

Elections in Africa

Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Dieter Nohlen, Bernard Thibaut, and Michael Krennerich (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.001.0001

Elections in Africa is the first volume of a series of election data handbooks published by OUP; it covers all the 53 states in Africa. Elections have always been an integral part of ... More

The Great Urban Transformation

The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More

Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook

Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.001.0001

Gives a comprehensive overview of national elections and referendums in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caucasus, and South Asia. For all relevant states, the legal provisions on suffrage as ... More

Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook

Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249596
eISBN:
9780191600012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249598.001.0001

Gives a comprehensive overview of national elections and referendums in South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific. For all relevant states, the legal provisions on suffrage as well as ... More

Justice and the Environment

Justice and the Environment: Conceptions of Environmental Sustainability and Theories of Distributive Justice

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294955
eISBN:
9780191599071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294956.001.0001

Environmental sustainability and social, or distributive, justice are both widely regarded as desirable social objectives. But can we assume that they are compatible with each other? This book ... More

Fairness and Futurity

Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Andrew Dobson (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.001.0001

Contributors to this edited book consider the normative issues at stake in the relationship between environmental sustainability and social justice. If future generations are owed justice, what ... More

Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.001.0001

In rich countries, environmental problems are seen as problems of prosperity. In poor countries, they are seen as problems of poverty. This is because the environmental problems in poor ... More

Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism

Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism: The Challenge of Difference for Environmentalism

David Schlosberg

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256419
eISBN:
9780191600203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256411.001.0001

In this first ever theoretical treatment of the environmental justice movement, David Schlosberg demonstrates the development of a new form of ‘critical’ pluralism, in both theory and practice. ... More

Natural Justice

Natural Justice

Ken Binmore

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195178111
eISBN:
9780199783670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178111.001.0001

This book attempts to create an evolutionary theory of fairness. Sharing food is commonplace in the animal kingdom because it insures animals that share against hunger. Anthropologists report that ... More

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