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Shifting Ground

Shifting Ground: People, Animals, and Mobility in India's Environmental History

Mahesh Rangarajan and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198098959
eISBN:
9780199084999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098959.001.0001

Environmental history of India has developed as an important field of inquiry in the last twenty-five years. While providing major insights, the existing scholarship has primarily focused on drawing ... More

Spectral Analysis of Musical Sounds with Emphasis on the Piano

Spectral Analysis of Musical Sounds with Emphasis on the Piano

David M. Koenig

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722908
eISBN:
9780191789571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722908.001.0001

There are three parts to this book which addresses the analysis of musical sounds from the viewpoint of someone at the intersection between physicists, engineers, piano technicians, and musicians. ... More

News on the Internet

News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391961
eISBN:
9780190252397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391961.001.0001

Online news sites play an ever-pervasive role in the daily gathering and flow of political information. Media has always played an intermediary role in the way that citizens receive and process news, ... More

A High Price

A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Daniel Byman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.001.0001

This book offers an historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups. Beginning with the violent border disputes that emerged after Israel's founding in 1948, ... More

Constitutions and the Classics

Constitutions and the Classics: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham

Denis Galligan (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714989
eISBN:
9780191783142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714989.001.0001

This book features a collection of writings that emerged from a programme of workshops that took place at Oxford University between 2008 and 2012. The aim of the programme was to examine from a ... More

Do All Persons Have Equal Moral Worth?

Do All Persons Have Equal Moral Worth?: On 'Basic Equality' and Equal Respect and Concern

Uwe Steinhoff (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198719502
eISBN:
9780191788604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719502.001.0001

In present-day political and moral philosophy the idea that all persons are in some way moral equals has become dogma, with its defenders often claiming that philosophical positions that reject the ... More

Energy Poverty

Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Antoine Halff, Benjamin K. Sovacool, and Jon Rozhon (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.001.0001

This edited volume constitutes the first authoritative resource documenting all aspects of energy poverty—lack of access to electricity, modern energy services, and mechanical power. Close to one ... More

Ends of Assimilation

Ends of Assimilation: The Formation of Chicano Literature

John Alba Cutler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210113
eISBN:
9780190210144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210113.001.0001

This book compares sociological and Chicano/a (Mexican-American) literary representations of assimilation. It argues that while Chicano/a literary works engage assimilation in complex, often ... More

The British Nuclear Experience

The British Nuclear Experience: The Roles of Beliefs, Culture and Identity

John Baylis and Kristan Stoddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198702023
eISBN:
9780191771682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702023.001.0001

This book has two major objectives. First, it sets out to chart in detail the British experience with nuclear weapons from the Second World War down to the present day, including the contemporary ... More

Metasemantics

Metasemantics: New Essays on the Foundations of Meaning

Alexis Burgess and Brett Sherman (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199669592
eISBN:
9780191784316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669592.001.0001

This book comprises new work on the philosophical foundations of linguistic semantics by a diverse group of established and emerging experts in the philosophy of language, metaphysics, and the theory ... More

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