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A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Barbara Czarniawska

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The term ‘glocalization’ has been coined to indicate that globalization consists of two connected but opposite processes: it homogenizes ideas and practices, but also induces local adaptation and ... More


Governance: Case Studies

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter presents five case studies of various situations in which the governance structure of different exchanges has been at issue. A summary of the transformation (‘companization’) of the ... More


American Preparations for the Stockholm Conference

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the American preparations for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (UNCHE), held in Stockholm in June 1972. It begins with an overview of the conference's ... More


The Stockholm Conference and its Aftermath

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the Stockholm Conference and its aftermath. The Stockholm Conference had four main goals: to agree a Declaration on the Human Environment and an Action Plan, to discuss the ... More


‘A Rift Must Appear’

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Egil Larsen committed the first important act of sabotage in Denmark. Previously skeptical informants admitted that the RAF raid was approved by most Danes. The legal press showed why Denmark was ... More


Filling France Full of Jazz

Reid Badger

in A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337969
eISBN:
9780199851553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337969.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jim Europe believed that it was important how his musicians played the music; and his musicians did not play like the Europeans did. A peculiar word had begun to enter the general vocabulary as an ... More


The Organs in Oscar's Church: Sources of Inspiration and Some Controversy

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The renowned Danish organ-building firm of Marcussen & Søn has had a trendsetting impact in Sweden since the mid-1930s. The magnificent instruments built in the Lund Cathedral and the Göteborg ... More


Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Arne Jarrick

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312632
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a revised and translated edition of Mot det Moderna Fornuftet, which was published in Sweden in 1992. It is a work on social and cultural history that deals with the construction of thought ... More


Dissonance in International Environmental Dialogue

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Because of conflicting political, historic, and economic circumstances, there is an apparent difference between the communities of developing countries from those of their industrial counterparts. ... More


Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Last Minstrel

Paul Jenkins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733600
eISBN:
9781604733617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the 1940s and ’50s, Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) was among the best-known and most respected folk singers in America. This book tells the story of Dyer-Bennet, often referred to as the ... More


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