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Manufacturing TransformationComparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Manufacturing Transformation: Comparative Studies of Industrial Development in Africa and Emerging Asia

Carol Newman, John Page, John Rand, Abebe Shimeles, Måns Söderbom, and Finn Tarp (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198776987
eISBN:
9780191822896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While it is possible for economies to grow based on abundant land or natural resources, more often structural change—the shift of resources from low-productivity to high-productivity sectors—is the ... More

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 46

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 46

Brad Inwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712923
eISBN:
9780191809767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712923.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is a volume in a series of original chapters on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The chapters include critical notices of major books. The series is published twice yearly. The series, ... More

Queer AgingThe Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276348
eISBN:
9780190276379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276348.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The aging of gay men is as revolutionary as the movements for gay liberation and AIDS. With the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, we are witnessing a new phenomenon: gay men entering old age. This ... More

Social Marketing Research for Global Public HealthMethods and Technologies

Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health: Methods and Technologies

W. Douglas Evans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199757398
eISBN:
9780190226022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757398.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social marketing is a process aimed at changing behavior to improve society and the individual. The main questions are Does social marketing work? and, if so, How does it work? That is where research ... More

The Roman AudienceClassical Literature as Social History

The Roman Audience: Classical Literature as Social History

T. P. Wiseman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718352
eISBN:
9780191787645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718352.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book proposes the following hypothesis: that non-technical literature in the Roman world, both poetry and prose, was composed in the first instance for oral delivery to a large public audience, ... More

Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyIntegrating models with data

Quantitative Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Integrating models with data

Otso Ovaskainen, Henrik Johan de Knegt, and Maria del Mar Delgado

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198714866
eISBN:
9780191783210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714866.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This book presents an integrative approach tomathematical and statistical modelling in ecology and evolutionary biology. After an introductory chapter, the book devotes one chapter for movement ... More

Ammianus' JulianNarrative and Genre in the Res Gestae

Ammianus' Julian: Narrative and Genre in the Res Gestae

Alan J. Ross

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784951
eISBN:
9780191827174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784951.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents a re-examination of Ammianus Marcellinus’ agenda and methods in narrating the reign of the emperor Julian (355–63). Ammianus’ Res Gestae provides the fullest extant narrative of ... More

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Serge A. Wich and Andrew J. Marshall (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The number of primates on the brink of extinction continues to grow due to threats such as habitat loss, hunting, and disease. The need to respond with effective conservation measures has therefore ... More

Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Jaboury Ghazoul

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199639656
eISBN:
9780191827167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639656.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Asian tropical forests are among the most diverse on the planet, a richness that belies the fact that they are dominated by a single tropical tree family, the Dipterocarpaceae. Many other families ... More

Theory-Based EcologyA Darwinian approach

Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach

Liz Pásztor, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Gabriella Magyar, Tamás Czárán, and Géza Meszéna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199577859
eISBN:
9780191823787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577859.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Taking a fresh look at Darwin’s original theory of the origin of species and following the road paved by Gause, Hutchinson, MacArthur, and Levins a consistent system of fundamental principles is ... More

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