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Why We Need a New Welfare State

Why We Need a New Welfare State

Gøsta Esping-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.001.0001

Leading scholars in the field examine the highly topical issue of the future of the welfare state in Europe. They argue that welfare states need to adjust, and examine which kind of welfare ... More

Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice

Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Ken A. Otter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.001.0001

Chickadees and titmice are among the most popular birds in North America, due in large part to their readiness to use bird feeders, to nest in urban gardens, and even to be trained to take food from ... More

The Rise of New Labour

The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.001.0001

The main aim of the book is to explore electoral behaviour in Britain from 1979– 97, which covers the 18years of Conservative government with Margaret Thatcher and John Major as prime ministers of ... More

Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Neil Corcoran

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.001.0001

This book offers a critical account of Elizabeth Bowen, a significant 20th-century Irish writer still too little known and appreciated. It considers her novels, short stories, essays, and family ... More

Space, Time, and Stuff

Space, Time, and Stuff

Frank Arntzenius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696604
eISBN:
9780191738333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696604.001.0001

Much of this book can be seen as an attempt to show that physics is geometry, an attempt to show that the fundamental structure of the physical world is purely geometrical structure. Along the way, ... More

Globalization and Labor Conditions

Globalization and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.001.0001

This book explains how the three main mechanisms of globalization — international trade, international migration, and international capital flows — alter working conditions (particularly wages, work ... More

Democracy and Its Institutions

Democracy and Its Institutions

André Béteille

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080961
eISBN:
9780199082049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080961.001.0001

Democracy was inspired by the lofty ideals of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. These ideals led many countries to challenge the absolutist monarchies of the past. In Europe, ... More

Events and Semantic Architecture

Events and Semantic Architecture

Paul M. Pietroski

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199244300
eISBN:
9780191714153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244300.001.0001

This book articulates and defends a simple conception of semantic composition: when two meaningful expressions are concatenated, the result is understood as a conjunction of monadic predicates; in ... More

The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

Allan C. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343250
eISBN:
9780199867752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343250.001.0001

This book explores the implications of taking a vigorously democratic approach to issues of traditional legal theory. Allan C. Hutchinson introduces the democratic vision and examines the ... More

Canonical Forms in Prosodic Morphology

Canonical Forms in Prosodic Morphology

Laura J. Downing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286393
eISBN:
9780191713293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286393.001.0001

Prosodic morphology concerns the interaction of morphological and phonological determinants of linguistic form and the degree to which one determines the other. Although prosodic morphology has been ... More

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