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The Choice of Rationales and the Social Meaning of Derivative Actions

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter aims to analyse the theoretical rationales behind derivative actions, and to ask how they relate to our understanding of the social value and roles of the derivative action as a ... More


Public Constructions of Authorship in Grass's Political Writings, 1965–2005

Rebecca Braun

in Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The guiding premise of this chapter is that, over the course of his career, Grass has had to negotiate various public constructions of his identity, and the way in which he has done so reveals much ... More


The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Immanuel Etkes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A legendary figure in his own lifetime, Rabbi Eliahu ben Shlomo Zalman (1720–1797) was known as the “Gaon of Vilna”. He was the acknowledged master of Talmudic studies in the vibrant intellectual ... More


Chinese economic nationalism, Japanese enterprises, and localization: the growing importance of social engagement

Keikoh Ryu

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the impact of China’s economic nationalism on the workings of Japanese business in China is examined. The long and complex history between China and Japan combined with recent ... More


Private Life, Public Image: Motherhood and Militancy in the Self-Construction of Nelly Roussel, 1900–1922

Elinor A. Accampo

in The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221406
eISBN:
9780520935310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221406.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Nelly Roussel was a feminist and advocate of birth control, on which she delivered her beliefs through writing and public speaking. She fascinated the thoughts of her listeners by turning her ... More


From the Olympic Torch to the Universal Forum of Cultures: The After-Image of Barcelona's Modernity

in Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758321
eISBN:
9780804787505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758321.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Between the beginning of the twentieth century and the Civil War, Barcelona was still a Catalan city bound to its hinterland by familial ties and by the steady flow of people, foodstuffs, and ... More


Conrad, Women, and the Critics

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter challenges the prevailing image of Conrad and offers an alternative to its tenacious hold on the critical tradition. It focuses on the construction of Conrad's public image, beginning ... More


The Official White House Office of Political Affairs, the Unofficial Office of Political Affairs, and Personal Capacity Political Activity by Government Officials

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on political activity by government officials. It argues that concurrent political and official roles put people in a position that is difficult and untenable. Critics will blame ... More


Facing the Nation

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes J.C.W. Reith's publicity strategy for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It discusses the launch of the Radio Times in September 1923 and the appointment of Gladstone ... More


Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk: Professionalism at College Prep

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

College Preparatory Academy teachers evaluate and grade students on their “professionalism” in each class using a point-based metric. This chapter examines how the school normalizes the discourse of ... More


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