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Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198801085
eISBN:
9780191840241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801085.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment conditions, and the reduction of poverty in Latin America in the 2000s. Its analysis answers the following broad questions: ... More

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794899
eISBN:
9780191836411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Geometry / Topology

Over the past number of years powerful new methods in analysis and topology have led to the development of the modern global theory of symplectic topology, including several striking and important ... More

The CRF SignalUncovering an Information Molecule

The CRF Signal: Uncovering an Information Molecule

Jay Schulkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793694
eISBN:
9780191835506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793694.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This book discusses just how diverse a peptide corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) is, as demonstrated by its presence in various tissues in the body, including the skin, the placenta, and various ... More

Kalahari CheetahsAdaptations to an arid region

Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Gus Mills and Margaret Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book demonstrates how cheetahs are adapted to arid savannahs like the southern Kalahari, and makes comparisons with other areas, especially the Serengeti. Topics dealt with are: demography and ... More

Dancing to the StateThe Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Can small indigenous communities survive, as distinct cultural entities, in northeast India, an area of mind-boggling ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity? What are the choices such communities ... More

Taking RootHuman Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More

Curated StoriesThe Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Sujatha Fernandes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

In the contemporary era we have seen a proliferation of storytelling activities, from the phenomenon of TED talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and consultants. ... More

The Lazy UniverseAn Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

The Lazy Universe: An Introduction to the Principle of Least Action

Jennifer Coopersmith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198743040
eISBN:
9780191802966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743040.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

Action and the Principle of Least Action are explained: what Action is, why the Principle of Least Action works, why it underlies all physics, and what are the insights gained into energy, space, and ... More

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Gordon L Clark and Ashby H B Monk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793212
eISBN:
9780191835131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book is about what institutional investors do, how they do it, and when and where they do it: it is about the production of investment returns in the global economy. It also tackles some of the ... More

Schooling New MediaMusic, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Schooling New Media: Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Tyler Bickford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190654146
eISBN:
9780190654184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654146.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Schooling New Media is an ethnography of children’s music and media consumption practices at a small elementary and middle school in Vermont. It examines how transformations in music technologies ... More

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