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Dull Disasters?How planning ahead will make a difference

Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198785576
eISBN:
9780191827440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250–$300 billion a year. In the last 20 years, more than 530,000 people died as a direct result ... More

Curricular Resources and Classroom UseThe Case of Mathematics

Curricular Resources and Classroom Use: The Case of Mathematics

Gabriel J. Stylianides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749899
eISBN:
9780191814211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Curricular Resources and Classroom Use examines the use of curricular resources, that is, the different kinds of materials (digital or physical) that teachers use in or for their teaching (textbooks, ... More

Positive Neuroscience

Positive Neuroscience

Joshua D. Greene, India Morrison, and Martin E. P. Seligman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199977925
eISBN:
9780190608972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977925.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This volume describes research supported by the John Templeton Foundation’s Positive Neuroscience Project, aimed at illuminating the neural mechanisms that promote human flourishing. The contributors ... More

Emerging Indian MultinationalsStrategic Players in a Multipolar World

Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Mohan Thite, Adrian Wilkinson, and Pawan Budhwar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The spread, speed and intensity of the growth of emerging market multinational enterprises (EMMNEs), especially from Asia, and their impact on international business have caught researchers by ... More

Spectacular CitiesReligion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscape, and the Dialectics of Globalization

Ipsita Chatterjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199465132
eISBN:
9780199086825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Economic Sociology

Globalization is a much talked about subject in academic and non-academic circles; hence plenty has been written to understand it, describe it, and find conceptual tools to explain it. However, ... More

Meaning in Linguistic InteractionSemantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language

Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language

Kasia M. Jaszczolt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199602469
eISBN:
9780191815867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602469.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The book contains a semantic and metasemantic inquiry into the representation of meaning in linguistic interaction. It offers a new contextualist take on the semantics/pragmatics boundary issue, ... More

Phonological Typology

Phonological Typology

Matthew K. Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

Although there is a rich history of research in linguistic typology, phonology has received relatively little attention in this literature compared to morphology and syntax. This book is the first ... More

Reptile Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

C. Kenneth Dodd (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This book is a practical manual of reptile field ecology and conservation and it brings together a distinguished, international group of reptile researchers to provide a review of the many new and ... More

Kinetic Theory and Transport Phenomena

Kinetic Theory and Transport Phenomena

Rodrigo Soto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198716051
eISBN:
9780191824401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716051.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This textbook presents kinetic theory, which is a systematic approach to describing nonequilibrium systems. The text is balanced between the fundamental concepts of kinetic theory (irreversibility, ... More

Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Wim H. de Jeu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198728665
eISBN:
9780191795442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728665.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

X-ray scattering is a well-established technique in materials science. Several excellent textbooks exist in the field, typically written by physicists who use mathematics to make things clear. Often ... More

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