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Agricultural Input SubsidiesThe Recent Malawi Experience

Agricultural Input Subsidies: The Recent Malawi Experience

Ephraim Chirwa and Andrew Dorward

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683529
eISBN:
9780191763069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of development policies in rural economies until the 1980s. Continuing rural poverty with low productivity and fertilizer use in smallholder staple ... More

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural AfricaLongitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in ... More

Ancient ProphecyNear Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today ... More

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite"No Longer I"

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More

Applicable Law in Investor-State ArbitrationThe Interplay Between National and International Law

Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the ... More

The Baptized MuseEarly Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... More

Blame it on the WTO?A Human Rights Critique

Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Sarah Joseph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is often accused of, at best, not paying enough attention to human rights or, at worst, facilitating and perpetuating human rights abuses. This book weighs these ... More

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

Bulk CollectionSystematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Fred H. Cate and James X. Dempsey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In June 2013, Edward Snowden revealed a secret US government program that collected records on every phone call made in the country. Further disclosures followed, detailing mass surveillance by the ... More

The Chronicle of SeertChristian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

The Chronicle of Seert: Christian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

Philip Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670673
eISBN:
9780191760709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Church History

This book is a study of the cultural and political history of Christian Iraq, the Church of the East, the so–called ‘Nestorians’. This history is seen through the Chronicle of Seert, a medieval ... More

The Consequences of the Global Financial CrisisThe Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The ... More

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Yann Algan, Alberto Bisin, Alan Manning, and Thierry Verdier (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The concepts of cultural diversity and cultural identity are at the forefront of the political debate in many western societies. In Europe, the discussion is stimulated by the political pressures ... More

Deals and DevelopmentThe Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes

Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen, and Eric Werker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801641
eISBN:
9780191840289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801641.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When are developing countries able to initiate periods of rapid growth and why have so few of these countries been able to sustain growth over decades? Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics ... More

Dull Disasters?How planning ahead will make a difference

Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference

Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198785576
eISBN:
9780191827440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250–$300 billion a year. In the last 20 years, more than 530,000 people died as a direct result ... More

Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to PeaceClarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Carsten Stahn, Jens Iverson, and Jennifer S. Easterday (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book is the first targeted work in the legal literature that investigates environmental challenges in the aftermath of conflict. The volume brings together academics, policy-makers, and ... More

The Europe of ElitesA Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Heinrich Best, György Lengyel, and Luca Verzichelli (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

It has been widely acknowledged that the process of European integration and unification was started and is still pursued as an elite project, designed to put an end to debilitating conflicts and ... More

Everything FlowsTowards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Daniel J. Nicholson and John Dupré (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779636
eISBN:
9780191824685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779636.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection of essays explores the metaphysical thesis that the living world is not ontologically made up of substantial particles or things, as has often been assumed, but is rather constituted ... More

Existentials and Locatives in Romance Dialects of Italy

Existentials and Locatives in Romance Dialects of Italy

Delia Bentley, Francesco Maria Ciconte, and Silvio Cruschina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198745266
eISBN:
9780191806230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745266.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This volume provides the first ever large-scale comparative treatment of there sentences (there copula NP), reporting the results of a survey of Italo-Romance and Sardinian dialects of Italy. The ... More

Explaining Criminal CareersImplications for Justice Policy

Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy

John F. MacLeod, Peter Grove, and David Farrington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697243
eISBN:
9780191781568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697243.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Explaining Criminal Careers presents a simple quantitative theory of crime, conviction and reconviction, the assumptions of the theory are derived directly from a detailed analysis of cohort samples ... More

Extractive IndustriesThe Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Tony Addison and Alan Roe (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about the challenges and opportunities facing developing countries in using their extractive industries (oil and gas and mining) to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. While ... More

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