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Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism

Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

Tabassum Ruhi Khan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453610
eISBN:
9780199085323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453610.001.0001

This book explores emergent subjectivities of Indian Muslim youth, as they unfold within a rapidly globalizing Indian economy and society saturated with communication technologies of satellite ... More

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Lindsey Gillson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.001.0001

Faced with urgent issues of climate change, habitat loss, extinctions, pollution, and socioecological transformation, there is a need for a long-term perspective that guides ecosystem management, ... More

Gendered Words

Gendered Words: Sentiments and Expression in Changing Rural China

Fei-wen Liu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190210403
eISBN:
9780190210427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210403.001.0001

This book explores the world’s only gender-defined and now disappearing “women’s script,” known as nüshu, script circulated exclusively in Jiangyong County of Hunan Province in south China. Based on ... More

Gaining Control

Gaining Control: How human behavior evolved

Robert Aunger and Valerie Curtis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688951
eISBN:
9780191799334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688951.001.0001

This book tells the story of how human behavioral capacities evolved from those of other animal species. By sticking close to what is known about the psychological capacities of other groups of ... More

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Morten Overgaard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688890
eISBN:
9780191801785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688890.001.0001

Why are we conscious? How can it be that information processed in the brains of living creatures is accompanied by subjective experience? While such questions have been topics of philosophical ... More

The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.001.0001

The book is about labor market conditions in Egypt in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings. The text analyzes the results of the latest round of the Egypt Labor Market Panel Survey carried out in ... More

Migration

Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Christian Dustmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.001.0001

The changing economic reality of the last decades has prompted large movements of people across and within national borders, which have given rise to new opportunities and challenges. This volume ... More

Russia in the Microphone Age

Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919–1970

Stephen Lovell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198725268
eISBN:
9780191792601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725268.001.0001

The story of radio begins alongside that of the Soviet state: Russia’s first long-range transmission of the human voice occurred during the Civil War. Sound broadcasting was a medium of exceptional ... More

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Andrew D. Mitchell, M Sornarajah, and Tania Voon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198739791
eISBN:
9780191802744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739791.001.0001

The past two decades have seen a significant proliferation of trade and investment treaties around the world. States are increasingly negotiating agreements that regulate both trade and investment, ... More

Public Rights, Private Relations

Public Rights, Private Relations

Jean Thomas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199677733
eISBN:
9780191757259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677733.001.0001

This book develops a theoretical framework for the application of human and constitutional rights among private actors. It begins with the observation that our most fundamental interests, which are ... More

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