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1837Russia's Quiet Revolution

1837: Russia's Quiet Revolution

Paul W. Werth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198826354
eISBN:
9780191865305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826354.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Historians often think of Russia before the 1860s in terms of conservative stasis, when the ‘gendarme of Europe’ secured order beyond the country’s borders and entrenched the autocratic system at ... More

Administrative TraditionsUnderstanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

Administrative Traditions: Understanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

B. Guy Peters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198297253
eISBN:
9780191914522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Contemporary public administration reflects its historical roots as well as contemporary ideas about how the public bureaucracy should be organized and function. This book argues that there are ... More

After the Black DeathEconomy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Mark Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The Black Death of 1348–9 is the most catastrophic event in recorded history, and this study—the Ford Lectures of 2019 at Oxford University—offers a major re-evaluation of its immediate impact and ... More

Agathokles of SyracuseSicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Christopher de Lisle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Agathokles of Syracuse ruled large areas of Sicily and southern Italy between 317 and 289 BC. This book argues that Agathokles was an important player in the Mediterranean world at a key moment in ... More

The Appearance of CorruptionTesting the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The sanctity of political speech is a key element of the U.S. Constitution and a cornerstone of the American republic. When the Supreme Court linked political speech to campaign finance in its ... More

At Home in Our SoundsMusic, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

Rachel Anne Gillett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842703
eISBN:
9780190842734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book shows how and why music became part of the social changes Europe faced in the aftermath of World War I. It focuses on the story of Black music in Paris and the people who created it, ... More

Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Joshua Mauldin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867517
eISBN:
9780191904288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Recent political events around the world have raised the specter of an impending collapse of democratic institutions. Contemporary worries about the decline of liberal democracy harken back to the ... More

A Behavioural Theory of Economic DevelopmentThe Uneven Evolution of Cities and Regions

A Behavioural Theory of Economic Development: The Uneven Evolution of Cities and Regions

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198832348
eISBN:
9780191870989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book is motivated by a belief that theories of economic development can move beyond the generally known factors and mechanisms of such development. It establishes a behavioural theory of ... More

Beyond BiasConservative Media, Documentary Form, and the Politics of Hysteria

Beyond Bias: Conservative Media, Documentary Form, and the Politics of Hysteria

Scott Krzych

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197551219
eISBN:
9780197551257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197551219.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Bias” is a term that circulates frequently in the contemporary landscape of political media, a term intended to diagnose a failure when media outlets fail to maintain journalistic objectivity. ... More

Beyond Chance and CredenceA Theory of Hybrid Probabilities

Beyond Chance and Credence: A Theory of Hybrid Probabilities

Wayne C. Myrvold

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198865094
eISBN:
9780191897481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865094.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Probability concepts permeate physics. This is obvious in statistical mechanics, in which probabilities appear explicitly. But even in cases when predictions are made with near-certainty, there is ... More

Billionaires in World Politics

Billionaires in World Politics

Peter Hägel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198852711
eISBN:
9780191887079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852711.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book shows how the privatization of politics assumes a new dimension when billionaires wield power in world politics, which requires a re-thinking of individual agency in International ... More

Book Ownership in Stuart England

Book Ownership in Stuart England

David Pearson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198870128
eISBN:
9780191912955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870128.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

An account of the development and importance of private libraries and book ownership through the seventeenth century, based upon many kinds of evidence, including examination of many thousands of ... More

Brain ComputationsWhat and How

Brain Computations: What and How

Edmund T. Rolls

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198871101
eISBN:
9780191914157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871101.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The subject of this book is how the brain works. In order to understand this, it is essential to know what is computed by different brain systems; and how the computations are performed. The aim of ... More

CaritasNeighbourly Love and the Early Modern Self

Caritas: Neighbourly Love and the Early Modern Self

Katie Barclay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198868132
eISBN:
9780191904677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868132.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Caritas, a form of divine grace that transformed neighbourly love into moral action, was a key concept in early modern Europe, guiding ideas about morality, the self, and becoming an embodied ethic. ... More

Caught in the Cultural Preference NetThree Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Caught in the Cultural Preference Net: Three Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Michael J. Camasso and Radha Jagannathan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190672782
eISBN:
9780190672812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672782.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this book, the authors focus their attention on the role that culture, that collection of values, beliefs, attitudes, and preferences responsible for creating national identities, has played and ... More

The Changing Energy MixA Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

The Changing Energy Mix: A Systematic Comparison of Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

Paul F. Meier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190098391
eISBN:
9780190098421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098391.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The energy mix is changing, and renewable energy is growing in importance. If you were born before 1989, you lived in a United States where no electricity was generated from either wind or solar ... More

The Cherished Five in Sikh History

The Cherished Five in Sikh History

Louis E. Fenech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197532843
eISBN:
9780197532874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532843.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Sikhism

For Sikhs, the two most important delimited groups in the tradition are the Ten Sikh Gurus and the Cherished Five (the Panj Piare). Although there are many scholarly works on the first, the second ... More

Clergy Education in AmericaReligious Leadership and American Public Life

Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This book explores the first 150 years of how pastors, priests, rabbis were educated in the United States. These clerical and professions were educated to lead in both religious and public ... More

Colonial and Decolonial LinguisticsKnowledges and Epistemes

Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes

Ana Deumert, Anne Storch, and Nick Shepherd (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198793205
eISBN:
9780191835124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793205.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The discipline of linguistics in general, and the field of African linguistics in particular, appear to be facing a paradigm shift. There is a strong movement away from established methodologies and ... More

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering RegulatorsBringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators: Bringing tax money back into the COFFERS

Brigitte Unger, Lucia Rossel, and Joras Ferwerda (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854722
eISBN:
9780191888922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854722.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Microeconomics

This book showcases a multidisciplinary set of work on the impact of regulatory innovation on the scale and nature of tax evasion, tax avoidance, and money laundering. We consider the international ... More

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