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Fiscal TherapyBalancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

William G. Gale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

America faces two distinct but related economic challenges. Steadily rising federal debt—largely fueled by rising healthcare costs and an aging population that will boost spending on Social Security, ... More

Unsaying GodNegative Theology in Medieval Islam

Unsaying God: Negative Theology in Medieval Islam

Aydogan Kars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190942458
eISBN:
9780190942489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942458.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

What cannot be said about God, and how can we speak about God by negating what we say? Traveling across prominent negators, denialists, ineffectualists, paradoxographers, naysayers, ... More

The Chinese LadyAfong Moy in Early America

The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More

The Great ConversationNature and the Care of the Soul

The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Thomas Berry lamented that humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the rest of the natural world. We’ve objectified a world of things—imagining they exist solely for human use. If ... More

Clients and ConstituentsPolitical Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book provides a theoretical and empirical examination of constituency service in developing countries. The predominant view of distributive politics in “patronage democracies” emphasizes the ... More

Voices of GuinnessAn Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Tim Strangleman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645090
eISBN:
9780190937294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645090.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

At the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s, workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could enjoy free meals in silver-service canteens and ... More

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Family SacrificesThe Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More

Finance and Financial IntermediationA Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Harold L. Cole

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Finance and financial intermediation are central to modern economies. This book covers all of the material a sophisticated economist needs to know about this area. It begins with an overview of ... More

The German AwakeningProtestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Andrew Kloes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Historians of modern German culture and church history refer to “the Awakening movement” (die Erweckungsbewegung) to describe a period in the history of German Protestantism between the end of the ... More

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