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2030Technology That Will Change the World

2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Imagine living in 1958, and knowing that the integrated circuit--the microchip--was about to be invented, and would revolutionize the world. Or imagine 1992, when the Internet was ... More

Academia's Golden AgeUniversities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a ... More

Acceptable EvidenceScience and Values in Risk Management

Acceptable Evidence: Science and Values in Risk Management

Deborah G. Mayo and Rachelle D. Hollander (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089295
eISBN:
9780197560556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089295.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Discussions of science and values in risk management have largely focused on how values enter into arguments about risks, that is, issues of acceptable risk. Instead this volume ... More

Adolescents at RiskPrevalence and Prevention

Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Joy G. Dryfoos

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Seven million youngsters--one in four adolescents--have only limited potential for becoming productive adults because they are at high risk for encountering serious problems at ... More

Adult Nursing PracticeUsing evidence in care

Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Ian Bullock, Jill Macleod Clark, and Joanne Rycroft-Malone (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care enables today's students and newly qualified nurses develop the knowledge and skills they need to deliver, and lead care tomorrow. ... More

Advances in Corporate GovernanceComparative Perspectives

Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Helmut K. Anheier and Theodor Baums (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The governance of the modern corporation is broadly understood as the mechanisms, relations, and processes for balancing the interests of stakeholders. It spells out the rules and procedures for ... More

African American Women Chemists

African American Women Chemists

Jeannette Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Dr. Marie Maynard Daly received her PhD in Chemistry from Columbia University in 1947. Although she was hardly the first of her race and gender to engage in the field, she was the ... More

African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Jeannette E. Brown

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This is the second of two books about African-American female chemists. The first book (African-American Women Chemists, 2011) focused on the early pioneers--women chemists from ... More

After ArminiusA Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

“Arminianism” was the subject of important theological controversies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and it maintains an important position within Protestant thought. What became known ... More

After ModernityArchaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

After Modernity summarizes archaeological approaches to the contemporary past, and suggests a new agenda for the archaeology of late modern societies. The principal focus is the ... More

After the Earth QuakesElastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Earthquakes rank among the most terrifying natural disasters faced by mankind. Out of a clear blue sky-or worse, a jet black one-comes shaking strong enough to hurl furniture ... More

The Age of EmWork, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

Robin Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754626
eISBN:
9780191917028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754626.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a ... More

Agency and the Semantic Web

Agency and the Semantic Web

Christopher Walton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199292486
eISBN:
9780191917691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199292486.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

This highly topical text considers the construction of the next generation of the Web, called the Semantic Web. This will enable computers to automatically consume Web-based ... More

The Agricultural Revolution in PrehistoryWhy did Foragers become Farmers?

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers?

Graeme Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199281091
eISBN:
9780191917653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281091.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory addresses one of the most debated and least understood revolutions in the history of our species, the change from hunting and gathering ... More

The AI Delusion

The AI Delusion

Gary Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198824305
eISBN:
9780191917295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824305.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

We live in an incredible period in history. The Computer Revolution may be even more life-changing than the Industrial Revolution. We can do things with computers that could never ... More

Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

F. Stuart Chapin, Mark W. Oswood, Keith van Cleve, Leslie A. Viereck, and David L. Verbyla (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The boreal forest is the northern-most woodland biome, whose natural history is rooted in the influence of low temperature and high-latitude. Alaska's boreal forest is now warming ... More

Algebraic Theory of Molecules

Algebraic Theory of Molecules

F. Iachello and R. D. Levine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195080919
eISBN:
9780197560419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195080919.001.0001
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Algebraic Theory of Molecules presents a fresh look at the mathematics of wave functions that provide the theoretical underpinnings of molecular spectroscopy. Written by renowned ... More

Algorithmic Puzzles

Algorithmic Puzzles

Anany Levitin and Maria Levitin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199740444
eISBN:
9780197563021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199740444.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

While many think of algorithms as specific to computer science, at its core algorithmic thinking is defined by the use of analytical logic to solve problems. This logic extends ... More

All About FibromyalgiaA Guide for Patients and their Families

All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

This year, six million Americans--most of them women--will go to their doctors, complaining of an illness they have no name for. The majority will be turned away or treated for ... More

The Allure of OrderHigh Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Jal Mehta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Ted Kennedy and George W. Bush agreed on little, but united behind the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Passed in late 2001, it was hailed as a dramatic new departure in school ... More

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