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Diets, Malnutrition, and Disease

Diets, Malnutrition, and Disease: The Indian Experience

Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha, and Vani S Kulkarni (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099215
eISBN:
9780199084500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099215.001.0001

What distinguishes this book from the current literature is its analysis of malnutrition and its meticulous exploration of dietary transition, poverty nutrition traps and links between multiple ... More

Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat

Narasinha Mehta of Gujarat: A Legacy of Bhakti in Songs and Stories

Neelima Shukla-Bhatt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199976416
eISBN:
9780199396467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976416.001.0001

This is the first book in English on Narsinha Mehta, a major figure among the saint-poets of medieval India and the most celebrated bhakti (devotion) poet from Gujarat, whose morning hymns and sacred ... More

Governing Knowledge Commons

Governing Knowledge Commons

Brett M. Frischmann, Michael J. Madison, and Katherine J. Strandburg (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972036
eISBN:
9780199361908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972036.001.0001

Knowledge commons are the subject of enormous recent interest and enthusiasm with respect to policy making about innovation, creative production, and intellectual property. Taking that enthusiasm as ... More

For Peace and Money

For Peace and Money: French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

Jennifer Siegel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199387816
eISBN:
9780199387847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387816.001.0001

For Peace and Money looks at late imperial Russia’s financial and diplomatic relationship with the nations that came to be its allies in World War I, exploring British and French private and ... More

The Labour Constitution

The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Ruth Dukes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.001.0001

The book aims to contribute to current debates regarding the idea of labour law. In particular, it aims to assess the validity of the suggestion that old ways of thinking about the subject have ... More

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Kelly L Grotke and Markus J Prutsch (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.001.0001

In the nineteenth century, the generation and reception of constitutional texts served as the centre of gravity around which law and politics consistently revolved. This volume critically re-examines ... More

Which Policy for Europe?

Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.001.0001

The European Commission is at the center of the EU political system. Within its five-year terms each Commission proposes up to 2000 binding legal acts and thus crucially shapes form and substance of ... More

Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Anthony Trewavas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199539543
eISBN:
9780191788291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539543.001.0001

This book takes as its theme the statement by the Nobel prize winning plant biologist, Barbara McClintock in 1984; “A goal for the future would be to determine the extent of knowledge the cell has of ... More

Arranging Gershwin

Arranging Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue and the Creation of an American Icon

Ryan Bañagale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199978373
eISBN:
9780190201418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978373.001.0001

This book approaches George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue as an “arrangement”—a status it has held since its inception in 1924, yet one unconsidered until now. It shifts the emphasis away from a ... More

Law, Psychology, and Morality

Law, Psychology, and Morality: The Role of Loss Aversion

Eyal Zamir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972050
eISBN:
9780190215064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972050.001.0001

Prospect theory posits that people do not perceive outcomes as final states of wealth or welfare, but rather as gains or losses in relation to some reference point. People are generally loss averse: ... More

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