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Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

Unraveling Farmer Suicides in IndiaEgoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Unraveling Farmer Suicides in India: Egoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Nilotpal Kumar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199466856
eISBN:
9780199087402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466856.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

‘Farmers’ suicides’ have largely been framed through official suicide statistics, and they have been explained in terms of agrarian production-related crisis across geographies. Based on ethnographic ... More

Fridays of RageAl Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Fridays of Rage reveals for the first time Al Jazeera’s surprising rise to that most respected of all Western media positions: the watchdog of democracy. Al Jazeera served as the nursery for the Arab ... More

Contested KnowledgeScience, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Shiju Sam Varughese

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Contested Knowledge argues that the structural coupling between science and media in the context of risk politics has led to the creation of a ‘scientific public sphere’ in the state of Kerala, ... More

Waves, Particles, and Storms in GeospaceA Complex Interplay

Waves, Particles, and Storms in Geospace: A Complex Interplay

Georgios Balasis, Ioannis A. Daglis, and Ian R. Mann (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198705246
eISBN:
9780191774416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705246.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Geospace features highly dynamic populations of charged particles with a wide range of energies from thermal to ultra-relativistic. Influenced by magnetic and electric fields in the terrestrial ... More

The Politics of FearMédecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More

Lions of the NorthSounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book uses ethnography to analyze the musical practices of contemporary radical nationalism in the Nordic region. The region—and Sweden in particular—gained international distinction during the ... More

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, Selina A. Smith, and Maria E. Fernandez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research is an important addition to Oxford University Press’s outstanding line of books on public health and related topics because of widespread ... More

Composing the WorldHarmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Andrew Hicks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This book charts one constellation of musical metaphors, analogies, and expressive modalities embedded within late ancient and medieval cosmological discourse: that of a cosmos animated and ... More

Multiple Exponence

Multiple Exponence

Alice C. Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190464356
eISBN:
9780190464370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464356.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Based on evidence from more than 200 languages, the book has the goal of bringing direction to the analysis of multiple exponence (ME) and of providing data to support this. The book explores all ... More

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