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Achieving DemocracyThe Future of Progressive Regulation

Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the last thirty years, as a result of a neoliberal ideology that extolled so-called free markets and demonized government, America has lost its grasp on its core principle – democracy. Democracy, ... More

Achieving Development SuccessStrategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Augustin K. Fosu (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could ... More

Achilles in LoveIntertextual Studies

Achilles in Love: Intertextual Studies

Marco Fantuzzi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603626
eISBN:
9780191746321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603626.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Iliad is a poem whose events revolve around the “anger” of Achilles, and his personal fierceness and pursuit of glory remain, despite different and more complex nuances, the prevailing features ... More

Acids and BasesSolvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Acids and Bases: Solvent Effects on Acid-Base Strength

Brian G. Cox

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670512
eISBN:
9780199670512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670512.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Acids and bases are ubiquitous in chemistry. Our understanding of them, however, is dominated by their behaviour in water. Transfer to non-aqueous solvents leads to profound changes in acid-base ... More

Acoustic JurisprudenceListening to the Trial of Simon Bikindi

Acoustic Jurisprudence: Listening to the Trial of Simon Bikindi

James E K Parker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198735809
eISBN:
9780191799778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735809.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Between September 2006 and December 2008, Simon Bikindi stood trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), accused of inciting genocide with his songs. Bikindi’s trial was ... More

Acoustic MicroscopySecond Edition

Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Andrew Briggs and Oleg Kolosov

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Acoustic microscopy enables you to image and measure the elastic properties of materials with the resolution of a good microscope. By using frequencies in the microwave range, it is possible to make ... More

Across the BoundariesExtrapolation in Biology and Social Science

Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science

Daniel Steel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195331448
eISBN:
9780199868063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331448.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The biological and social sciences often generalize causal conclusions from one context to others that may differ in some relevant respects, as is illustrated by inferences from animal models to ... More

Act and CrimeThe Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599509
eISBN:
9780191594656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599509.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks illumination of three aspects of Anglo-American criminal law by the philosophy of action. These are, first, the general requirement that an accused perform some voluntary act before ... More

The Act Itself

The Act Itself

Jonathan Bennett

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237914
eISBN:
9780191597077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823791X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The distinction between the consequences of an act and the act itself is supposed to define the fight between consequentialism and deontological moralities. This book, though sympathetic to ... More

Acting LiturgicallyPhilosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Acting Liturgically: Philosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805380
eISBN:
9780191843457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805380.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity; this book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores ... More

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