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Europeanization and the Varying Responses in Collective Skill Systems

Justin J.W. Powell and Christine Trampusch

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

To what extent and in which directions are Europe-wide processes affecting the collective skill formation systems analyzed in this book, namely those in Austria, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, ... More


The Comparative Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Marius R. Busemeyer and Christine Trampusch

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

From a historical-institutionalist and firm-centered perspective, decisions on the division of labor between firms, associations, and the state in providing and financing skills are the core factor ... More


Collective Skill Systems, Wage Bargaining, and Labor Market Stratification

Marius R. Busemeyer and Torben Iversen

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The influential work by Goldin and Katz (2007, 2008) argues that rising levels of inequality are caused by skill-biased technological change (SBTC). This chapter, in contrast, claims that the ... More


Skill and gender: navigating the theoretical terrain

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 1 defends the need for new indicators of ‘gender awareness’ within skilled immigration policy. It draws upon research from feminist industrial relations, sociology, economics and ... More


Ageing memory: ageing memories

Fergus I. M. Craik

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examimes developments in the study of ageing memory during the past fifty years. It suggests that the field of cognitive ageing was significantly influence by Donald Broadbent's ... More


Fairness and Sports

Jay Schulkin

in Sport: A Biological, Philosophical, and Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176767
eISBN:
9780231541978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176767.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Begins with a discussion of drug abuse in sport, before moving on to consider fairness in sport and the expansion of our sense of rights and human participation; our cultural evolution through the ... More


Institutional Entrepreneurs Build a Bridge: Connecting Movements and Markets Through Social Enterprise

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the rise of a challenger organization, called NPower, that took advantage of transformations in the Circuit Rider social movement to rise in prominence. NPower combined some of ... More


‘Going with the technology’: the final generation of hot-metal compositors

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter looks to the experience of compositors (those workers who set the type) who lost their traditional printing trade when computer typesetting technologies were introduced. The transition ... More


Prototyping a Real-World Problem

Luis Perez-Breva and Nick Fuhrer

in Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

You can give any hunch the structure of a problem and make that problem tangible. Innovations are not prescribed, but rather emerge from what you do in the process of trying to understand and tame a ... More


Conflicting Masculinities? Men in Reserved Occupations in Wartime Glasgow and Clydeside and their Masculine Subjectivities

Alison Chand

in Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter specifically considers the impact of being in reserved occupations during the Second World War on masculine subjectivity, exploring questions such as whether men felt emasculated as a ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Peter Sterling

in Principles of Neural Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Our brain outsmarts a supercomputer while using 100,000-fold less space and energy. It succeeds by hugging the linear region of the information rate vs. cost curve. The ways to do this constitute ... More


Grafters, not shirkers: reserved men at work

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur Mcivor, and Linsey Robb

in Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter reconstructs the working lives of reserved men during wartime, drawing upon a wide range of sources, including oral testimonies and autobiographies. It contrasts this with the 1930s ... More


Reform Impulses in a Bipolar Government

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the far reaching changes as a result of which the Indian education system ceased to be almost exclusively public funded and closed system, how these far reaching changes were ... More


The Show Goes On

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the policy initiatives of the Modi Government such as the appointment of the Hari Guatam and Kaw Committees to review the functioning of the UGC and AICTE respectively and of ... More


Role-Playing toward a Virtual Musical Democracy

William Cheng

in Sound Play: Video Games and the Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969968
eISBN:
9780199370092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969968.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 4 turns to matters of performance and performative agency, moving from a dystopian horror game to an online multiplayer gameworld that inhabitants have extolled as a musical utopia. Released ... More


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