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Measure for Measure

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

A tragi‐comedy by Shakespeare, first printed in the First Folio of 1623, written probably in 1604. Its chief source is Whetstone's play Promos and Cassandra, based on a story in Cinthio's...

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Binding Language in Measure for Measure

John Kerrigan.

in Shakespeare’s Binding Language

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 9954 words.

Measure for Measure is a play which foregrounds solemn oaths and vows—in the giving of sworn, legal testimony, for example, and in committing to the life of a nun or friar. It...

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‘Lawful Mercy’ in Measure for Measure

Jacqueline Tasioulas and John Tasioulas.

in Reason, Morality, and Law

March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 9988 words.

John Finnis' writings on punishment are characterized by a retributivist pluralism: retributive justice is essential and fundamental to the justification of punishment, but other values...

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Outcome measures for burns

Nigel Tapiwa Mabvuure, Ali Arham, David N. Herndon and Celeste C. Finnerty.

in Burns

May 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Dermatology. 1688 words.

Advances in burn care have greatly reduced mortality, necessitating standardized outcome measures for function and quality of life. This chapter discusses outcome measures that are most...

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Monetary Policy King John and Measure for Measure

David Landreth.

in The Face of Mammon

April 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 21024 words.

Two of Shakespeare's political plays, King John and Measure for Measure, use the minting of the sovereign's portrait upon the coin to define the political problem of reproduction. For King...

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Interim measures of protection for rights under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

MK Addo.

in European Journal of International Law

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The number of requests for interim orders of protection registered with the International Court of Justice showed a marked increase between 1990 and 1999. Despite the growing resort to this...

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Reanimation: The Logic of Transfer in Measure for Measure

Philip Lorenz.

in The Tears of Sovereignty

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 15221 words.

The chapter considers a first paradigm of sovereignty, focusing on the metaphor-logic of substitution that reanimates the body-of-power in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Shakespeare's...

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Measure for Measure on Trial—A Shakespearean Mock Trial

Lorenzo Zucca and Lord Judge.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

March 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 10865 words.


Mock trials have been a privileged way to teach law for many years. They allow to convey to the students many subtleties in the workings of the law in...

Measure for Measure: An Experimental Test of Online Political Media Exposure

Andrew M. Guess.

in Political Analysis

January 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Politics. 8111 words.

Self-reported measures of media exposure are plagued with error and questions about validity. Since they are essential to studying media effects, a substantial literature has explored the...

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Strategies for Measuring Program Impact

in Changing Lives

November 2005; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminal Law. 8125 words.

This chapter reviews a number of measures and their attributes that have been used as outcome measures of delinquency prevention. It takes a critical look at the traditional types of...

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New Hope for Shogenji's Coherence Measure

Jonah N. Schupbach.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 4990 words.

I show that the two most devastating objections to Shogenji's formal account of coherence necessarily involve information sets of cardinality . Given this, I surmise that the problem with...

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Some Regression Models for AF Measures

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche and Paola Ballón.

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

June 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 7576 words.

The chapter provides the reader with a general modelling framework for analysing the determinants of poverty measures presented in Chapter 5 for both micro and macro levels of analyses. At...

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Measuring Preferences for Health States

Diana B. Petitti.

in Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

November 1999; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5448 words.

This chapter discusses the concept of utility as it is applied in decision analysis and cost analysis. It introduces quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) as an outcome metric that is...

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Measures for Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse

William N. Friedrich.

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment of Children and Adolescents

March 2006; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology. 6388 words.

Chapter 25 presents guide to measure for evaluating child sexual abuse. It describes and reviews a number of psychometric measures that may be used as part of a comprehensive forensic...

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Effective similarity measures for expression profiles

Golan Yona, William Dirks, Shafquat Rahman and David M. Lin.

in Bioinformatics

July 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 5844 words.

It is commonly accepted that genes with similar expression profiles are functionally related. However, there are many ways one can measure the similarity of expression profiles, and it is...

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Time to Evaluate the Standards for Issuance of Interim Measures of Protection in International Investment Arbitration

in Arbitration International

December 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. 11119 words.

The pressure on international arbitral tribunals to decide on requests for interim measures in high stakes international arbitration is likely to grow rapidly as the global economy...

Confidence measures for protein fold recognition

Ingolf Sommer, Alexander Zien, Niklas von Öhsen, Ralf Zimmer and Thomas Lengauer.

in Bioinformatics

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 0 words.

Motivation: We present an extensive evaluation of different methods and criteria to detect remote homologs of a given protein sequence. We investigate two associated problems: first, to...

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State Immunity from Measures of Constraints for the Property of Foreign Central Banks: The Chinese Perspective

Lijiang Zhu.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 7499 words.


As China's first law concerning state immunity, the Law on Judicial Immunity from Measures of Constraint for the Property of Foreign Central Banks...

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The Need for New Inequality Measures

James K. Galbraith.

in Inequality and Instability

May 2012; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 9944 words.

This chapter examines various problems and defects in published works on inequality measures through time. These, including datasets, have formed the basis of studies on inequality in the...

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Measuring Systemic Risk for Insurance Companies

Viral V. Acharya, Thomas Philippon and Matthew Richardson.

in The Economics, Regulation, and Systemic Risk of Insurance Markets

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 11085 words.

We describe a framework to measure the systemic risk of a financial firm that allows for externalities arising from (i) the contribution of the firm to aggregate capital shortfall, which...

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A jig for measuring incisor inclination

N. Shah, D. J. Spary and W. P. Rock.

in The European Journal of Orthodontics

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 0 words.

The aim of this study was to design and construct a jig for measuring the inclination of the upper incisors to the maxillary plane and of the lower incisors to the mandibular plane.


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