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Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Norman Flynn

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The crisis in Asia has caused economic hardship and brought an end to the ‘economic miracle’ of fast economic growth in the region. This book asks whether the 1997/8 crisis marks a break with the ... More


Childcare Centers and Mothers’ Well‐Being: Whether Mothers Did Better When Their Children Were in Daycare

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using national data on mothers of young children, this chapter examines whether mothers who enrolled their children in centers thereby enlarged their own social networks, particularly the number of ... More


Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary

Josie Underwood

Nancy Disher Baird (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125312
eISBN:
9780813135151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125312.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A well-educated, outspoken member of a politically prominent family in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Josie Underwood (1840–1923) left behind one of the few intimate accounts of the Civil War written by a ... More


Happiness in Hardship

Ruut Veenhoven

in Economics and Happiness: Framing the Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286287
eISBN:
9780191603006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286280.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Associating happiness with trouble-free living would make happiness studies truly illusionary. The theory has to cope with the evidence that people can be quite happy in spite of considerable ... More


Generous Social Policy Reduces Material Deprivation

Lane Kenworthy, Jessica Epstein, and Daniel Duerr

in Progress for the Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591527
eISBN:
9780191731389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591527.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Income is the standard indicator of low-end households’ living standards. With income as the measure, the comparative evidence suggests that economic growth has tended to be the principal driver of ... More


Mortal Rituals: What the Story of the Andes Survivors Tells Us About Human Evolution

Matt Rossano

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165006
eISBN:
9780231535465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165006.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

On December 21, 1972, sixteen young survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 were rescued after spending ten weeks stranded at the crash site of their plane, high in the remote Andes Mountains. ... More


Apostle to the British

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During Pratt’s imprisonment, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles prepared to launch a joint British mission. Days after arriving in Illinois, Pratt participated in the mass healing occasion known as ... More


Writing and the Fragmentation of Authority

Tony Hunt

in Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Emphasis is placed on the writing of the Testament, particularly on its status as a written record or ‘Escript l'say l'an soixante et ung’. François Villon was indeed a literate man as he obtained a ... More


Silk and steel

Shahin Shah

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter features pictures produced by the author. They were commissioned in response to the ‘Imagine’ project's focus on the histories and cultures of Rotherham, particularly around the themes ... More


The Weimar Background

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Justifying one's suicide with reference to Germany's defeat in 1918 was common among nationalist men in the war's immediate aftermath, reflecting despair at their country's failure. For suicides, the ... More


Wartime suicides, 1939–1944

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

World War II began on September 1, 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland in a bloody campaign. The suicide rate closely mirrored Germany's fortunes in the war. When Germany's military fortunes ... More


The Origins of Neo-liberalism: Depression and Dictatorship

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the origin of the concepts of neo-liberalism, and it looks at the subsequent economic depression and dictatorship that came to Germany during the early 20th century. Walter ... More


Introduction

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

in Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198708711
eISBN:
9780191779572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the reader to the topics covered in the book. It explains in what sense and to what extent the analysis of individual-level survey data can be informative on the way the ... More


Resilience in children's development

Ingrid Schoon, Helen Cheng, and Elizabeth Jones

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter assesses early childhood influences on the cognitive and behavioural development of children in the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) at age 5. It considers the role potential protective ... More


The Pleasure of Pain: Gardening for the Soul

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses why Russians engage in unpleasant, labor-intensive, and increasingly expensive activities, such as gardening and provisioning, while claiming that they derive deep personal, ... More


General Principles of Accommodation

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the general principles that underlie an employer's duty to reasonably accommodate the religious beliefs and practices of its employees. Title VII originally did not provide for ... More


Accommodation in Practice

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how the general principles underlying an employer's duty to reasonably accommodate the religious observances and practices of its employees are applied on a daily basis by the ... More


Out There

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

French director Robert Florey served as an unofficial consul to Europeans visiting Hollywood for more than 40 years. He and von Sternberg became friendly when the latter, close to his 30th birthday, ... More


Family and Tragedy in the Development of Corra Harris

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on family and tragedy in Corra Harris's life—all of which blended in a complex mixture that molded and developed her as a distinguished and widely published writer. This chapter ... More


. Deferred Dreams, Broken Families, and Hardship: The Impact of Welfare Reform

Ellen Reese

in Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter shares some of the stories of families’ frustration and suffering and puts them in the context of national and local studies of the impact of welfare reform. A central goal of welfare ... More


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