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Rhetorics of Self-Making

Debbora Battaglia (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520087989
eISBN:
9780520915251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520087989.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Departing from an essentialist concept of the self, this book advances the cross-cultural study of selfhood with three contributions to the literature: First, it approaches the self as an ideological ... More


Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to examine ... More


Relations and Reductions

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines 13th century views about temporal relations. It shows that although medieval thinkers used differently nuanced terminology, a broadly shared approach to a theory of relations ... More


Multi-level Governance and Multi-level Metagovernance: Changes in the European Union as Integral Moments in the Transformation and Reorientation of Contemporary Statehood

BOB JESSOP

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Bob Jessop seeks to criticize the ‘principal theoretical approaches to EU government and/or governance from the viewpoint of a strategic‐relational approach to the state’. In particular, Jessop ... More


Justifying Cosmopolitanism: A Methodological Critique

Claus Nielsen

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/9780199593859.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the different methodologies grounding the justification of cosmopolitan principles and shows that they are affected by significant difficulties. It distinguishes between two ... More


Buzz Without Being There? Communities of Practice in Context <sup>1</sup>

Meric S. Gertler

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/9780199545490.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The geographical literature on communities of practice suggests that geographical proximity should not be confused with relational proximity, and that the latter is more important in determining how ... More


Regulation in Government: Tools, Characteristics, and Behaviour

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones, and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Explores three interrelated themes: the tools and approaches regulators used to do their job; the extent to which regulation of government resembled regulation of business; and the extent to which ... More


Teaching New Religious Movements on the World Wide Web

Douglas E. Cowan

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers NRMs and the Internet from two broad perspectives: (a) new religions on the Web, and (b) the Internet as both a pedagogical tool for teaching about NRMS and a sociological or ... More


Word Grammar

Nikolas Gisborne

in The Event Structure of Perception Verbs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577798
eISBN:
9780191722417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577798.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the main salient features of Word Grammar. Word Grammar is a formal theory in the cognitive framework which eschews phrase structure, and which treats language as a network. The ... More


The Re‐Evaluation of American Citizenship

Peter H. Schuck

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the reasons behind increasing debates on the issue of American citizenship. It is argued that the intensity of these debates reflects the tensions arising within and among three ... More


Co‐Constitution, Causality, and Confluence: Organizing in a World without Entities

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The shift in focus from entities to process in organizational theory is both theoretically challenging and rich in potential. In this chapter I first consider two major challenges to the traditional ... More


Adopting a Process Orientation…in Practice: Chiasmic Relations, Language, and Embodiment in a Living World

John Shotter

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What is involved in our adopting a process orientation, in practice, rather than just talking about it in theory? Below, I explore some of the difficulties involved in terms of Wittgenstein's (1980) ... More


Constitutional Adjudication and Parliamentary Democracy

Alec Stone Sweet

in Governing with Judges: Constitutional Politics in Europe

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198297710
eISBN:
9780191601095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297718.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Focuses on how and why parliamentary systems of governance have accommodated constitutional review. The American and European models of constitutional review are contrasted, and the history, ... More


Myopic Opportunism and Joint Production: A Relational Approach to Corporate Governance

Siegwart Lindenberg

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter uses the cognitive psychology notion of ‘framing’ to highlight how profitable cooperation can benefit from a partial suspension of a gain frame. It argues that even when interests are ... More


Coping with Vertical Disintegration: Customer–Supplier Relations and Producer Strategies in Complex Manufacturing Supply Chains

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter introduces the problem of vertical disintegration, outlining the basic competitive dynamics that give rise to it. A five fold typology of supplier-customer relations is presented: arms ... More


Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter applies a ‘comparative institutional analysis’ approach to CG. It criticizes the property right approach for being a special case, and develops a more general model of governance with ... More


INTRODUCTION: RELIGION, PSYCHOLOGY, AND TERRORISM

Jones James W

in Blood That Cries Out From the Earth: The Psychology of Religious Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335972
eISBN:
9780199868957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335972.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

“Introduction: Religion, Psychology, and Terrorism.” Focusing on both the dynamics of individual personalities and the diversity of religious traditions, this is a clinical psychology of religion, ... More


THE ROLE OF THE INDIVIDUAL: Toward a Clinical Psychology of Religious Terrorism

Jones James W

in Blood That Cries Out From the Earth: The Psychology of Religious Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335972
eISBN:
9780199868957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335972.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

“The Role of the Individual: Toward a Clinical Psychology of Religious Terrorism.” Having laid out some of the primary psychological-religious themes expressed by religiously motivated terrorists and ... More


Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Johannes Roessler, Hemdat Lerman, and Naomi Eilan (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Perceptual experience, that paradigm of subjectivity, constitutes our most immediate and fundamental access to the objective world. At least, this would seem to be so if commonsense realism is ... More


INTRODUCTION

Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil

in Graphs and Homomorphisms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528173
eISBN:
9780191713644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This introductory chapter is a sampler of the material covered in the book. It introduces the notation and terminology in the book, and provides motivational examples and applications, many taken up ... More


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