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Floral Mimicry

Floral Mimicry

Steven D. Johnson and Florian P. Schiestl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198732693
eISBN:
9780191796975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732693.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Mimicry is a classic example of adaptation through natural selection. The traditional focus of mimicry research has been on defense in animals (protective mimicry), but there is now also a highly ... More

Improving Public ServicesInternational Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen J. Baehler, and Jacob Alex Klerman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The government performance movement has been in full swing for decades around the world. So, why do so many public programs and organizations continue to underperform? A major reason is that ... More

The Russian Violin SchoolThe Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Yuri Yankelevich (1909–1973) was one of the most important and influential Russian violin teachers in the twentieth century. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory from 1936 to 1973 and produced an ... More

The Power TriangleMilitary, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Hazem Kandil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book explores the genesis and structure of the coup-installed regimes in Iran, Turkey, and Egypt, with particular emphasis on the interactions between the three ruling institutions across ... More

On Uncertain GroundDisplaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Ankur Datta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since 1989, Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by conflict between the Indian state and a movement demanding independence. This book explores the effect of that conflict on the Hindu Pandit minority ... More

Prevention DiariesThe Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Larry Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190623821
eISBN:
9780190623852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623821.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

How do trees help reduce violence? What do roads have to do with chronic disease? Prevention Diaries illuminates the unexpected (yet foreseeable) things that shape people’s health and provides the ... More

Exercises in EpidemiologyApplying Principles and Methods

Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190651510
eISBN:
9780190651541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651510.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles ... More

Out in the RuralA Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Thomas J. Ward Jr. and H. Jack Geiger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190624620
eISBN:
9780190624651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624620.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1965, as part of the War on Poverty, the Office of Economic Opportunity approved a $1.3 million grant to fund the development of the first two community health centers in the United States: The ... More

Small Dictionaries and CuriosityLexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

Small Dictionaries and Curiosity: Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

John Considine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785019
eISBN:
9780191827211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785019.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, English Language

Small Dictionaries and Curiosity is a contribution to the history of lexicography, which gives an account of the first European dictionaries and wordlists of minority languages and dialects, from the ... More

RaciolinguisticsHow Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars—working both within and beyond the ... More

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