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Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Using a risk management framework, the book discusses the landscape of U.S. higher education and faculty employment decisions. Topics include institutional differences, challenges facing colleges and ... More


Cognitive Considerations in the Development of Citizen Science Projects

Rebecca C. Jordan, Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Steven A. Gray, Wesley R. Brooks, David V. Howe, and Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses cognitive considerations that need to be taken into account in the development of citizen science projects. It first looks at a research project with combined research and ... More


Theoretical Perspectives on Individual Employment Rights

Jeffrey Hilgert

in Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses some of the major theoretical perspectives in labor scholarship explaining the rise of the individual employment rights era. It identifies three key characteristics of ... More


Risk, Biases, and Logical Fallacies

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The wide array of risks facing institutions of higher learning is presented. Risk is a multi-faceted concept that can be addressed through avoidance, assumption, reduction, transfer, and sharing ... More


2 Theoretical Perspectives on Individual Employment Rights

Jeffrey Hilgert

in Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses some of the major theoretical perspectives in labor scholarship explaining the rise of the individual employment rights era. It identifies three key characteristics of ... More


Local Governments, Rural Credit, and Regional Development in China

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the bias in lending toward local government-related enterprises in rural China. It investigates why the mobilization of rural savings has contributed to successful industrial ... More


The Design of China’s Rural Credit Institutions

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the institutional design of rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) and whether it influences patterns in their lending. Drawing on the results of a household survey, it considers the ... More


The Implications of Cadre Evaluation and Fiscal System for Local-Government Behavior

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines bias in the lending practices of rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) across all locales from the perspective of institutional design. More specifically, it shows how the Chinese ... More


Ideology

Aysegul Aydin and Cem Emrence

in Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453540
eISBN:
9780801456206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453540.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the way the Turkish state views insurgents and insurgency and how it responds to them. It begins by tracing the historical origins of Turkish counterinsurgency discourse and ... More


History Lessons

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the national histories of the six Southeast Asian countries through the lens of mainstream history as it has been produced and reproduced in textbooks, official histories, and ... More


Professional Expertise

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how professional expertise is produced and consumed by members of the foreign policy community in Southeast Asia. Foreign policymakers in Southeast Asia explain their beliefs ... More


A Parallel Bias

Miroslav Nincic

in The Logic of Positive Engagement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450068
eISBN:
9780801463013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450068.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the tendency of both the policymaking and the academic communities to neglect the role that positive inducements can play in altering the behavior of adversaries. It also ... More


Sex Segregation in Japanese Business

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an analysis about sex segregation in Japanese firms on feminist studies written from the gendered-organizational perspective, which allows more context-specific evaluation of ... More


Production and Navigation of Gender Bias: Heroic Masculinity, Female Misogyny, and Queen Bees

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on how men and women workers in Japanese companies participate in the re-creation of and/or navigation of gender biases and stereotypes. Male managers legitimize statistical ... More


A Theory of Constrained Redistricting

Nicholas R. Seabrook

in Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the theoretical argument that congressional redistricting, whether by a single party or by other means, is a fundamentally constrained activity, along with the implications of ... More


Winning the Future? Redistricting and Partisan Bias

Nicholas R. Seabrook

in Drawing the Lines: Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705311
eISBN:
9781501707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705311.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which partisan redistricting creates long-term distortions in congressional elections compared to other types of redistricting. The Supreme Court's failure so far ... More


EMU, the Politics of Wage Inflation, and Crisis: Implications for Current Debates and Policy

Alison Johnston

in From Convergence to Crisis: Labor Markets and the Instability of the Euro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702655
eISBN:
9781501703775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702655.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores how the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) created a regime with a low-inflation bias that was advantageous to its northern economies. It considers how Europe's ... More


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