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Artworld Metaphysics

Robert Kraut

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The artworld is a complicated place. It contains acts of artistic creation, interpretation, evaluation, preservation, misunderstanding, and condemnation. The goal of this book is to turn a critical ... More


Everyday Accounting Practices and Intentionality

Thomas Ahrens

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores some of the ways in which intentionality is played out in everyday accounting practices. From a practice perspective accounting is an array of activities that is ordered by ... More


‘The Art of Knowing’: Social and Tacit Dimensions of Knowledge and the Limits of the Community of Practice

Paul Duguid

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter challenges recent attempts to reduce knowledge to information and to dismiss tacit knowledge as nothing more than uncodified explicit knowledge. Polanyi's notion of a tacit dimension ... More


Studying Accounting in Action: The Challenge of Engaging with Management Accounting Practice

Jane Baxter and Wai Fong Chua

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter overviews the substantive nature and effects of Hopwood's (1983) seminal paper encouraging researchers to study management accounting in its organizational context. Hopwood's paper is ... More


Afterword: Religion and the Politics of Identity

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by briefly reviewing the two standard approaches to religion often regarded as the most widely discussed alternative perspectives on the relationship between religion and society: ... More


Introduction: Artworld Data and Aesthetic Theory

Robert Kraut

in Artworld Metaphysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Aesthetic theory occupies a curiously ”marginalized” position on the philosophical map. This chapter identifies two contributing factors: a tendency to collapse the distinction between artworld ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In recent years, democratic theory has taken a ‘deliberative’ turn. Deliberative democrats tell us, most fundamentally, that we should shun merely adding up votes in favour of talking together. What ... More


The Offertories in Manuscripts: An Introduction to the Edition

Rebecca Maloy

in Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315172
eISBN:
9780199776252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315172.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This chapter provides an overview of the manuscripts employed in the edition, the melodic variants encountered, and the methodology for establishing preferred readings. Selected examples demonstrate ... More


Conclusion

Neal Peres Da Costa

in Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The conclusion rounds up the discussion provided in Chapters 2-5. Dislocation, arpeggiation, metrical rubato and various forms of rhythmic alteration, as well as tempo modification were indispensable ... More


Introduction: What Are Animal Rights?

Cass R. Sunstein

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This introductory chapter explores the concept of animal rights. It shows the range of possible positions concerning the animal rights issue and explores what issues, of theory or fact, separate ... More


Political Jurisprudence

Martin Loughlin

in Foundations of Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199256853
eISBN:
9780191594267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256853.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The relationship between theory and practice, the elements of which were examined in the previous chapters, complicates the exercise of devising a general account of political right. This chapter ... More


The Problem with Promising

David Owens

in Shaping the Normative Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691500
eISBN:
9780191744938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691500.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

David Hume asked how it is possible to bind oneself by making a promise. Since breach of promise is, in essence, a bare wronging, Hume’s Problem of Normative Power is best understood as an instance ... More


Mathematics

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores the different ways in which what we can call mathematical investigations have been defined and practised in different societies. It argues that there is no one route that the ... More


The place of research in teacher education

Gillian Peiser

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter by Gillian Peiser suggests there are two main aspects of research to be considered: research in teacher education and research on teacher education. In relation to the former, the ... More


Toward a Sociology of Decision Making

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The book’s last chapter provides a more systematic presentation of the call for a sociology of decision-making in three interrelated ways. First, it formulates and schematically articulates how the ... More


Households beyond the House: On the Archaeology and Materiality of Historical Households

Mary C. Beaudry

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In chapter 1, Beaudry explores how household archaeology has grown into a vibrant area of archaeological research and provides an overview of the history of household archaeology, its major themes, ... More


<i>How</i> to Transform the World: Rethinking Theory and Practice

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“How to Transform the World: Rethinking Theory and Practice” explains that the idea of the political subject-in-outline also aims to theorize a mediated relation between theory and practice. ... More


Playing One Hand after the Other: Dislocation

Neal Peres Da Costa

in Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter starts with a discussion about the strictures of modern style with specific reference to piano playing. The practice of dislocation - the playing of one hand after the other to create a ... More


“Practice Theory”: A Critique

Kjeld Schmidt

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Areas of research such as Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Information Systems (IS), and Human–Computer Interaction (HCI) are interdisciplinary by virtue of their particular research ... More


Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges

Paul S. Goodman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738656
eISBN:
9780199895069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is about a new concept – Organizational Learning Contracts (OLCs). An OLC is a shared agreement among the major parties in an educational institution (faculty, staff, students) about what, ... More


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