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Advances in Info-MetricsInformation and Information Processing across Disciplines

Advances in Info-Metrics: Information and Information Processing across Disciplines

Min Chen, J. Michael Dunn, Amos Golan, and Aman Ullah (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190636685
eISBN:
9780190636722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636685.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Info-metrics is a framework for modeling, reasoning, and drawing inferences under conditions of noisy and insufficient information. It is an interdisciplinary framework situated at the intersection ... More

Agents of GodBoundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Agents of God, sociologist Jeffrey Guhin describes his year and a half spent in two Sunni Muslim and two Evangelical Christian high schools in the New York City area. At first, these four schools ... More

André Bazin's Film TheoryArt, Science, Religion

André Bazin's Film Theory: Art, Science, Religion

Angela Dalle Vacche

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190067298
eISBN:
9780190067335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The best way to understand Bazin’s film theory is to pay attention to art, science, and religion, since spectatorship depends on perception, cognition, and hallucination. By arguing that this ... More

AnxietyA Philosophical History

Anxiety: A Philosophical History

Bettina Bergo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197539712
eISBN:
9780197539743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539712.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a study of the unlikely “career” of anxiety in nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophy. Anxiety is an affect, something more subtle, sometimes more persistent, than an emotion or a ... More

Banking on a RevolutionWhy Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Terri Friedline

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

Technological advancements are poised to completely transform the financial system, making it unrecognizable in just a few short decades. Banks are increasingly using financial technologies, or ... More

Banks, Exchanges, and RegulatorsGlobal Financial Markets from the 1970s

Banks, Exchanges, and Regulators: Global Financial Markets from the 1970s

Ranald C. Michie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199553730
eISBN:
9780191905445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553730.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Corporate Governance and Accountability

In the 1970s global financial markets were controlled by governments, compartmentalized along national boundaries and segregated according to the particular activities they engaged in. All that ... More

Beyond AlexandriaLiterature and Empire in the Seleucid World

Beyond Alexandria: Literature and Empire in the Seleucid World

Marijn S. Visscher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190059088
eISBN:
9780190059118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059088.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book aims to further our understanding of Seleucid literature, covering the period from Seleucus I to Antiochus III. Despite the historical importance of the Seleucid Empire during this time, ... More

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Charles Hefling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide ... More

Building Power to Change the WorldThe Political Thought of the German Council Movements

Building Power to Change the World: The Political Thought of the German Council Movements

James Muldoon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198856627
eISBN:
9780191889806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856627.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The German council movements arose through mass strikes and soldier mutinies towards the end of the First World War. They brought down the German monarchy, founded several short-lived council ... More

Capable Women, Incapable StatesNegotiating Violence and Rights in India

Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Poulami Roychowdhury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how women navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights ... More

Catherine LittlefieldA Life in Dance

Catherine Littlefield: A Life in Dance

Sharon Skeel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190654542
eISBN:
9780190654573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190654542.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Born in Philadelphia in 1905, Catherine Littlefield first learns dancing from her mother, Caroline (called Mommie), who was an expert pianist, and from a local dancing master, C. Ellwood Carpenter. ... More

Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Robert G. Chambers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

This book uses concepts from optimization theory to develop an integrated analytic framework for treating consumer, producer, and market equilibrium analyses as special cases of a generic ... More

The Consumer Citizen

The Consumer Citizen

Ethan Porter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197526781
eISBN:
9780197526828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Americans spend far more time thinking about what to buy, and what not to buy, than they do about politics. Political leaders often make political claims while using consumer terminology, and ... More

Contents of Contracts and Unfair Terms

Contents of Contracts and Unfair Terms

Mindy Chen-Wishart and Stefan Vogenauer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198850427
eISBN:
9780191885457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia provides an authoritative account of the contract law regimes of selected Asian jurisdictions, including the major centres of commerce where limited critical ... More

Corporate Reorganization Law and Forces of Change

Corporate Reorganization Law and Forces of Change

Sarah Paterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198860365
eISBN:
9780191892547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860365.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book is concerned with the way in which forces of change, from the fields of finance and non-financial corporates, cause participants in the corporate reorganization process to adapt the ways in ... More

Culture of Health in PracticeInnovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Alonzo L. Plough

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book concerns the importance of achieving health equity throughout the United States. Its publication is timely, given the major challenges in American health care in recent years. These include ... More

Curing Madness?A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in Colonial North India, 1800-1950s

Curing Madness?: A Social and Cultural History of Insanity in Colonial North India, 1800-1950s

Shilpi Rajpal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190128012
eISBN:
9780190993337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190128012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Curing Madness? focuses on the institutional and non-institutional histories of madness in colonial north India. ‘Madness’ and ‘cure’ are explored as shifting categories which travelled across ... More

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Bronwen Neil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198871149
eISBN:
9780191914171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Islam

Why did dreams matter to Jews, Byzantine Christians, and Muslims in the first millennium? This book shows how the ability to interpret dreams universally attracted power and influence in the first ... More

Ennius NosterLucretius and the Annales

Ennius Noster: Lucretius and the Annales

Jason S. Nethercut

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197517697
eISBN:
9780197517727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517697.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study argues that Lucretius engages in a comprehensive revision of the entire Ennian value system, literary as well as philosophical, in terms of form as well as content. Lucretius selected ... More

The Epistemology of Groups

The Epistemology of Groups

Jennifer Lackey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199656608
eISBN:
9780191904455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656608.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Groups are often said to bear responsibility for their actions, many of which have enormous moral, legal, and social significance. The Trump Administration, for instance, is said to be responsible ... More

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