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Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl

Adriana Petryna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151663
eISBN:
9781400845095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151663.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in then Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, ... More


America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Judy B. Rosener

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The United States has a large number of well-educated, experienced professional women ready, willing, and able to move into the boardrooms and executive suites of corporate America. They represent a ... More


The Political Economy of Reforms: Some Individual Initiatives

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the political economy of selected individual reform measures to provide a flavour of the interplay of specific domestic and international economic interest groups in influencing ... More


The Region as a Nexus of Learning Processes

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the reasons for increased decentralization of corporate functions to relatively specialized regionalized locations. New kinds of policy involving experimentation, innovation, ... More


Current key issues: forms of policy and forms of equity

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses those aspects of current policy that relate, directly or indirectly, to issues of social equity in education. It focuses on the issue of equity and policy by looking at ... More


Urban ecological accounting: a new calculus for planning urban parks in the era of sustainability

Sarah Dooling

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The intersections of urban parks and homelessness are some of the most intractable challenges facing cities today. This chapter examines these intersections. While it is clear that homelessness and ... More


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

Amy Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2008, The College Preparatory Academy, a traditional public high school in New York City, created its own in-house nonprofit organization in order to solicit donations from the private sector, ... More


Sustainability in Community

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the role of participatory democracy in sustainability-oriented intentional communities. These communities share goals of social equity and nonviolence and have created a variety ... More


İne’s Story: A Child Marriage in Trouble

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a village girl named Ine whose young life appeared to be troubled by a dangerous domestic situation. It attempts to reconstruct the story of ... More


Education policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents the objectives and content of China's education before the economic reforms. It also covers the development of China's post-reform education policies in terms of basic ... More


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