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Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not ... More


Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Barnaby Haran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Watching the red dawn charts the responses of the American avant-garde to the cultural works of its Soviet counterpart in period from the formation of the USSR in 1922 to recognition of this new ... More


The Mathematical A Priori

David Webb

in Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In The Order of Things, Foucault writes that the interest in formal languages opens up ‘the possibility, and the task, of applying a second critique of pure reason on the basis of new forms of the ... More


Introduction: The Future on Stage

Ariel Colonomos

in Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The future is an idea about worlds to come. The world we live in is seen as more uncertain, and demand for predictions and forecasts about international politics is growing. This book explores the ... More


On the Threshold of “0.10”

Aleksandra Shatskikh

in Black Square: Malevich and the Origin of Suprematism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300140897
eISBN:
9780300162295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140897.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the origin of Russian painter Kazimir Malevich's Suprematism. It explains that Malevich first mentioned this term in a September 24, 1915 to a fellow artist and that it had its ... More


Can you find the white woman in this picture? Brunias’s ‘ladies’ of ambiguous race

Mia L. Bagneris

in Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Taking a more theoretical approach, this chapter explores Brunias’s depiction of racially ambiguous bodies. It offers an in-depth investigation of the ways in which the subtext of the artist’s work ... More


Introduction: the red Atlantic

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter sets up the book by considering another of introductory themes. ‘The red Atlantic’ involves an American-Russian transnationational interchange across several media in relation to the ... More


Constructivism in the USA: machine art and architecture at the Little Review exhibitions

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the putative area of ‘American Constructivism’, a formation that did not have any organisational substance but existed as a number of respectively interconnected and discrete ... More


The mass and the machine: The New Playwrights Theatre and American radical Constructivism

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter looks at the most substantial manifestation of ‘American Constructivism’, which took shape in the radical theatrical productions of the New Playwrights Theatre, a short-lived group that ... More


The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality: Challenges to Swedish Identity and Sovereignty

Christine Agius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719071522
eISBN:
9781781701263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Neutrality as a concept and practice has long been conceptualised in IR theory as problematic. Broadly seen as the tool of small and weak states with dubious moral credentials, a limited ... More


Basic Concepts of Assessment

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 1 discusses the key issues related to assessment. It explains what assessment is by detailing its meaning, distinguishing it from other assessment-related terms, clarifying its functions and ... More


Of gods and men: the Olympic games and its rivals

Bernard Vere

in Sport and modernism in the visual arts in Europe, c.1909-39

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784992507
eISBN:
9781526136268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992507.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Pierre de Coubertin was responsible for the founding of the modern Olympics. Its antique ideals were consecrated in a painting by his father, an artist of the French salon, who pictured modern ... More


Gaston Bachelard: Construction and Temporal Discontinuity

David Webb

in Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

For Bachelard, science is not the direct formalisation of experience, but the modification of the conditions of existing experience. The laws that give form even to phenomena as they present ... More


Teachers Leading and Learning

Jody L. Kerchner

in Music Across the Senses: Listening, Learning, and Making Meaning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199967612
eISBN:
9780199369881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967612.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter examines those factors that influence, either directly or indirectly, student learning in music classrooms and rehearsal spaces. Specifically,the notion of “teacher as empathetic leader” ... More


The Social Construction of Sovereign Responsibilities

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter lays a conceptual foundation for the examination of the historical development of the relationship between sovereignty and responsibility that follows it. It examines how sovereignty has ... More


Toward the Primacy of Responsibility

Douglas J. Den Uyl and Douglas B. Rasmussen

in The Perfectionist Turn: From Metanorms to Metaethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474413343
eISBN:
9781474422406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413343.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter contrasts individualistic perfectionism with constructivism. Each section of this chapter considers a version of constructivism as developed by a prominent contemporary thinker: (1) ... More


The Arab Spring changes under the prism of international relations theory

Rafael Bustos

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses what the political transformations following the Arab Spring mean from the perspective of different International Relations theories: neo-realism, institutionalism, social ... More


Regional order and regional powers in the Middle East and North Africa

Jordi Quero and Eduard Soler

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses whether and to what extent the internal political changes unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa since 2011 have triggered a shift in the subsystem’s regional order and ... More


Neutrality ‘is what states make of it’: rethinking neutrality through constructivism

Christine Agius

in The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality: Challenges to Swedish Identity and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719071522
eISBN:
9781781701263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter aims to reconsider the legacy of neutrality outlined in the previous chapter. With the end of the Cold War and the demise of bipolarity, the rationale for neutrality seemingly ... More


Constructing Theories

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that Kantian constructivism may help contemporary political theorists generate new ideas and principles. The chapter isolates four activities of constructivism: inventing ... More


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