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CommoditiesMarkets, Performance, and Strategies

Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Jeffrey H. Harris (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In today’s dynamic financial environment, commodity markets can be accessed with products that create unique risk and return dynamics for investors worldwide. Commodities: Markets, Performance, and ... More

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian EmpiresA Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Ali Anooshahr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190693565
eISBN:
9780190693596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to “Turco-Mongol” or “Turcophone” war ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190636272
eISBN:
9780190636302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

We all behave in ways that cause environmental harm whether we intend to or not. This book looks at how social structures, incentives, information, habits, attitudes, norms, and the inherent ... More

Outsourcing WelfareHow the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Roy Germano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190862848
eISBN:
9780190862879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This book is about how remittances—the money international migrants send to family members in their home countries—contribute to economic, political, and social stability in developing countries. ... More

The Only Constant is ChangeTechnology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Ben Epstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The Only Constant Is Change presents and tests the political communication cycle (PCC), a model describing how political actors and organizations make decisions about if, how, and when to innovate ... More

Listening to BachThe Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881054
eISBN:
9780190882570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881054.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Modern audiences can learn to listen to Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor BWV 232 and Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 in ways that reflect eighteenth-century sensibilities and that recognize our ... More

Jonathan Edwards and ScriptureBiblical Exegesis in British North America

Jonathan Edwards and Scripture: Biblical Exegesis in British North America

David P. Barshinger and Douglas A. Sweeney (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190249496
eISBN:
9780190249526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249496.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jonathan Edwards and Scripture provides a fresh look at the important, burgeoning field of Edwards and the Bible. For too long, Edwards scholars have published new research on Edwards without paying ... More

The Implicit MindCognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics

The Implicit Mind: Cognitive Architecture, the Self, and Ethics

Michael Brownstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190633721
eISBN:
9780190633752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633721.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Heroes are often admired for their ability to act without having “one thought too many,” as Bernard Williams put it. Likewise, the unhesitating decisions of masterful athletes and artists are part of ... More

The Geography of InsightThe Sciences, the Humanities, How they Differ, Why They Matter

The Geography of Insight: The Sciences, the Humanities, How they Differ, Why They Matter

Richard Foley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190865122
eISBN:
9780190879174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865122.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book, based on a philosopher’s experiences as dean over almost two decades, argues it is appropriate for the sciences and humanities to have different aims and for the values informing their ... More

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