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The Information Society and the Welfare State: The Finnish Model

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256990
eISBN:
9780191698415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256990.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Silicon Valley has been considered as the model that societies must imitate to succeed in the information age. However, recently another alternative has attracted strong international interest: the ... More


Forgetting as in(ter)vention: memory and context in very short songs

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

in Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses memory and context in very short songs. Whenever a song is very short, the question of the failing memory of the source singer is always considered an issue. Instead of ... More


The Classical Tradition and its Critics

John M. Anderson

in Modern Grammars of Case

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297078
eISBN:
9780191711404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297078.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The pre-modern history of the study of case is the starting point for this chapter, particularly the development by philosophical grammarians of a view of inflexional case as merely one way of ... More


Localist Case Grammar

John M. Anderson

in Modern Grammars of Case

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297078
eISBN:
9780191711404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297078.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

A localist case grammar — based on the relations locative, source, and absolutive (neutral, which is neither of these), and derivatively goal — is fleshed out in this chapter. Agentive is a ... More


Raccoon dogs: Finnish and Japanese raccoon dogs—on the road to speciation?

Kaarina Kauhala and Midori Saeki

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Japanese raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus) have been isolated from populations (e.g., N. p. ussuriensis) on mainland Asia for about 12,000 years. Since the environment and climate ... More


Denaturalized Phonetic Processes

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume I: Approaches, Methodology, and Sound Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583423
eISBN:
9780191723438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583423.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Classic sound change begins in phonetic environments but rapidly gives way to more abstract (phonological, morphological, etc.) conditioning. Extension to broader contexts can initially yield ... More


Spirit of Altruism? On the Role of the Finnish Church as a Promoter of Altruism of Individuals and of Society

Anne Birgitta Pessi

in On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The chapter discusses the role of institutions in promoting altruistic behavior and is focused on the Finnish church. The author argues for a departure from an individual-based understanding of ... More


The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Ruth H. Sanders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Five Germanic languages--Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, and Faroese--along with two Finno-Ugric languages--Finnish and Sami--have lived in neighboring territory in the North for millennia. ... More


Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography is the first work to consider the role of clan in the Somali diaspora and the only book that considers women’s perspectives in addition to the traditionally recognized men’s ... More


Finland

Tuulikki Mikkola

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses suretyship contracts in Finnish banking practice. Topics covered include commercial suretyships and consumer suretyships, suretyships and indebtedness of individuals and ... More


Finnish Sailors, 1750-1870

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter begins with an introduction to Finnish shipping prior to 1700, before discussing in detail its expansion in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and exploring the country’s ... More


How Finnish Postpositions See the Axis System

URPO NIKANNE

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the axis system lexicalized in the semantics of Finnish postpositions. There are two kinds of postposition in Finnish meaning ‘in front of’ and ‘behind’: these postpositions ... More


Path Expressions in Finnish and Swedish: The Role of Constructions

URPO NIKANNE

in Functional Features in Language and Space: Insights from Perception, Categorization, and Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264339
eISBN:
9780191718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264339.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the differences in those Swedish and Finnish path expressions that include more than one instance of a preposition (or locative case) referring to goal-direction without a ... More


Finland: towards more proactive policies

Juho Saari and Olli Kangas

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

A number of contradictory elements mark the Finnish attitude to the EU and to Europeanisation. Every political party has its own opinions of the EU, and the political colour of the cabinet has an ... More


The Ties That Bind: Finnish is Visited by Swedish

Ruth H. Sanders

in The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

After the twelfth-century annexation of the Finnish territories by the Kingdom of Sweden, the Swedish language made itself at home in Finland. Many native speakers of Swedish settled in Finland, ... More


‘Humanism’, Scenography, Ideology: Antigone at the Finnish National Theatre, 1968

Hana Worthen

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the only post-war Finnish production of Sophocles' play in 1968 at the National Theatre in Helsinki, which was a deliberate attempt to stage a conservative, ‘humanistic’ ... More


“Ride Hard, Live Forever”: Translocal Identities in an Online Community of Extreme Sports Christians

Saija Peuronen

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers the use of bilingual language resources by members of one particular online community: Finnish Christians sharing an interest in extreme sports. The translocal nature of the ... More


Finland

Frans Mäyrä

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Finland, and it contains a description of the Finnish video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Sticking Together through Good Times and Bad: Immigrant Domestic Workers, Ethnic Communities, and Resistance

Vanessa H. May

in Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834770
eISBN:
9781469603094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877906_may.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes how a small group of Finnish immigrant women, many of whom were current or former domestic workers, traveled to the home of Betty Komula to discuss their plans for a new ... More


Comparison of Component Models in Analysing the Distribution of Dialectal Features

Antti Leino and Saara HyvÖnen

in Computing and Language Variation: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing Volume 2

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640300
eISBN:
9780748671380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640300.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Languages are traditionally subdivided into geographically distinct dialects, although any such division is just a coarse approximation of a more fine-grained variation. This underlying variation is ... More


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