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Theorizing Subsidiary Operations: System, Society, and Dominance Effects Revisited

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers the wider implications of the analysis of Japanese firms developed throughout the book, both for debates about the transfer and hybridization of Japanese production models, and ... More


The Global Production Networks of US, UK, and German Firms

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter surveys the factors that have given rise to foreign sourcing and analyses the divergent manner in which national institutional environments, as well as international regulatory bodies, ... More


Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in 1805 to the era ... More


Introduction: Power and the US–Chinese Relationship

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter starts by discussing the main objectives of the book (which are to uncover the range of conditions that led to a change in American relations with China – from hostility to ... More


Power and Gender

Marie Keenan

in Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews literature emanating from both feminist scholars and from a growing body of research in the field of men's studies, sometimes also known as the study of masculinities. Feminist ... More


Introduction

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to investigate the role of power relations in economic and political development or transformation by tracing the development of ... More


Power/Desire

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Taken together, desire and power define the conditions and impetus for action; Chapter 4 considers these as the constructive forces in the actualisation of forms. As in theories of generative ... More


Social Power

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book uses data drawn from fieldwork to check the accuracy of one of the stories that scholars often tell about Bible‐carrying Christian churches. According to that story, such churches ... More


Nietzsche and Paul Rée on the Origins of Moral Feelings

Christopher Janaway

in Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter compares central themes of the Genealogy with their treatment in Rée's Origin of the Moral Sensations, which Nietzsche highlights in the Preface as the main book he is disagreeing with. ... More


Theoretical Interpretations of Questions and Power Relations

Jinjun Wang

in Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099654
eISBN:
9789882207295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Linguists have recognized questions to be powerful devices in casual conversation as well as in institutional dialogue. In this chapter, three theoretical orientations—social semiotics, social ... More


Hobbesian Skepticism

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter challenges “realist” skepticism about the applicability of fairness in a politically decentralized global economy. It argues that trade relations are not a situation of anarchy that ... More


The Content of Justice: Freedom and Equality

Laura Valentini

in Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593859
eISBN:
9780191731457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how to move from a general concern with the justification of coercion to particular substantive principles of justice. It argues that a social system is just only so long as it ... More


Approaching Power from a New Theoretical Basis

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Michel Foucault’s account of power, arguing that it is a “theory” of power, generalizable and subject to empirical confirmation. At the heart of Foucault’s philosophical and ... More


Disciplinary Power: Testing the Hobbesian Hypothesis

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the historical transformation of power from sovereignty as the dominant form to discipline. It first provides a brief recap of the general account of power and power relations ... More


Freedom’s Critique: The Trajectories of a Foucauldian Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

in Foucault's Critical Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the trajectories and resources for ethics that emerge from Michel Foucault’s account of power. More specifically, it explains how critique and freedom—two key concepts at the ... More


Partnerships, Conflicts, and Power Relations

Adam Crawford

in The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298458
eISBN:
9780191685446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298458.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the nature of structural, cultural, and conceptual conflicts and tensions which exist between different criminal justice agencies. It begins with an examination of the different ... More


Power relations: enhancing the delivery of a palliative approach in an aged care setting

Sharon Andrews, Fran McInerney, and Andrew Robinson

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter reports on a critical action research study that focused on the development of relationships between aged care staff and family members of people with dementia, in the context of a ... More


Power Shift

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter draws on theories, particularly the scholarship of Antonio Gramsci, in offering a strategic framework that considers power relations. It argues that the world is not the same as it was ... More


The State, Democracy, and Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

in Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the interrelationships between democracy and development. A new politicist trend in social sciences maintains that development is contingent on the existence of a prior ... More


Introduction

Meerten B. ter Borg and Jan Willem van Henten

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book radically undermines the idea that the political relevance of religion is something of the past. It deals with the nexus of religion and power. Power is now seen as ... More


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