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Access, Quality, and the Global Learning CrisisInsights from Ugandan Primary Education

Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis: Insights from Ugandan Primary Education

Sarah Kabay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896865
eISBN:
9780191919145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896865.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Political Economy

Around the world, 250 million children cannot read, write, or perform basic mathematics. They represent almost 40 percent of all primary school-aged children. This situation has come to be called the ... More

The Acts of the Early Church CouncilsProduction and Character

The Acts of the Early Church Councils: Production and Character

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868170
eISBN:
9780191904691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The present study examines the acts of ancient church councils as the objects of textual practices, in their editorial shaping and in their material conditions. The book analyses the purposes and ... More

AdaptingA Chinese Philosophy of Action

Adapting: A Chinese Philosophy of Action

Mercedes Valmisa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197572962
eISBN:
9780197572993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197572962.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy of action in the context of Classical China is radically different from its counterpart in the contemporary Western philosophical narrative. Classical Chinese philosophers began from the ... More

ADHD: The Facts

ADHD: The Facts

Mark Selikowitz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198867371
eISBN:
9780191904127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867371.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is now recognized as one of the most common causes of learning and behavioural difficulties in school-aged children. Symptoms include poor ... More

AmbitionFor What

Ambition: For What

Deborah L. Rhode

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197538333
eISBN:
9780197538364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538333.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Ambition is a dominant force in human civilization, driving its greatest achievements and most horrific abuses. Our striving has brought art, airplanes, and antibiotics, as well as wars, genocide, ... More

Amílcar CabralThe Life of a Reluctant Nationalist

Amílcar Cabral: The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist

António Tomás

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197525579
eISBN:
9780197610831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525579.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

The Guinean-born Amílcar Cabral has been hailed as one of the most original voices in revolutionary processes on the African continent. He was not only behind one of the most resourceful independence ... More

Angels and Anchoritic Culture in Late Medieval England

Angels and Anchoritic Culture in Late Medieval England

Joshua S. Easterling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865414
eISBN:
9780191898372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book examines vernacular and Latin anchoritic writings in England (c.1170–1400) as these participated within late medieval negotiations between the distinct, and at times divergent, cultures of ... More

Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work

Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work

Thanh V. Tran and Keith T. Chan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190888510
eISBN:
9780190888527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888510.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work is a research guide which provides a hands-on approach for learning and understanding data analysis techniques for examining and interpreting data ... More

Armies of ArabiaMilitary Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Armies of Arabia: Military Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Zoltan Barany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190866204
eISBN:
9780197605554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866204.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In Armies of Arabia—the first book to comprehensively analyze the Gulf monarchies’ militaries—Zoltan Barany explains the conspicuous ineffectiveness of these forces with a combination of ... More

At What CostModern Capitalism and the Future of Health

At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Nicholas Freudenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Every day people decide what to eat, how to educate their children, where to find health care, and how to connect to others. For many, freely choosing a lifestyle defines the American dream. But in ... More

Authoritarian Liberalism and the Transformation of Modern Europe

Authoritarian Liberalism and the Transformation of Modern Europe

Michael A. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198854753
eISBN:
9780191888946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854753.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

<Online Only>This book recounts the transformation of Europe from the interwar era until the euro crisis, using the tools of constitutional analysis and critical theory. The central claim is twofold: ... More

Before Method and ModelsThe Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Before Method and Models: The Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Ryan Walter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197603055
eISBN:
9780197601426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before Method and Models offers a revisionist account of political economy in the time of Thomas Robert Malthus and David Ricardo, c. 1790–1823. In contrast to simply assuming that ‘classical ... More

Belief, Inference, and the Self-Conscious Mind

Belief, Inference, and the Self-Conscious Mind

Eric Marcus

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845634
eISBN:
9780191937842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845634.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is impossible to hold patently contradictory beliefs in mind together at once. Why? Because we know that it is impossible for both to be true. This impossibility is a species of rational ... More

The Building and Breaking of PeaceCorporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

The Building and Breaking of Peace: Corporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

Molly M. Melin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197579367
eISBN:
9780197579398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

The Building and Breaking of Peace considers the role of corporate firms in building peaceful societies. Examining the corporate motives for peacebuilding and then the implications of these ... More

The Cloud of LongingA New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

The Cloud of Longing: A New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

E. H. Rick Jarow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197566633
eISBN:
9780197566671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Cloud of Longing is a full-length study and translation of the great Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa’s famed Meghadūta (literally: The Cloud Messenger) with a focus on its interfacing of nature, feeling, ... More

Coalition Governance in Western Europe

Coalition Governance in Western Europe

Torbjörn Bergman, Hanna Back, and Johan Hellström (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868484
eISBN:
9780191905018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868484.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Coalition government is the most frequent form of government in Western Europe, but there is relatively little systematic knowledge about how this form of government has developed in recent decades. ... More

Conceiving PeopleGenetic Knowledge and the Ethics of Sperm and Egg Donation

Conceiving People: Genetic Knowledge and the Ethics of Sperm and Egg Donation

Daniel Groll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190063054
eISBN:
9780190063085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063054.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Each year, tens of thousands of children are conceived with donated sperm or eggs, aka donated gametes. By some estimates, there are over 1 million donor-conceived people in the United States and, of ... More

Concepts of Materials Science

Concepts of Materials Science

Adrian P Sutton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846839
eISBN:
9780191938764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846839.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This short book describes ten fundamental concepts – big ideas – of materials science. Some of them come from mainstream physics and chemistry, including thermodynamic stability and phase diagrams, ... More

Contingency in International LawOn the Possibility of Different Legal Histories

Contingency in International Law: On the Possibility of Different Legal Histories

Ingo Venzke and Kevin Jon Heller (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898036
eISBN:
9780191924484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898036.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This volume asks a question that is deceptive in its simplicity: Could international law have been otherwise? In other words, what were the past possibilities, if any, for a different law? The search ... More

Copyright in the Digital Single MarketArticle-by-Article Commentary to the Provisions of Directive 2019/790

Copyright in the Digital Single Market: Article-by-Article Commentary to the Provisions of Directive 2019/790

Eleonora Rosati

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198858591
eISBN:
9780191890772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858591.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book provides an article-by-article commentary to the provisions of the 2019 EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. It investigates the history, objectives, and content of ... More

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