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Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book considers the question of how the direct involvement of social scientists in the practices they study can lead to the production of interesting sociological knowledge. It draws together two ... More


Agreement and Its Failures

Omer Preminger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This monograph shows that the typically obligatory nature of predicate-argument agreement in phi-features (phi-agreement) cannot be captured through “derivational time-bombs” – elements of the ... More


(Re)labeling

Carlo Cecchetto and Caterina Donati

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028721
eISBN:
9780262327220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028721.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book owes its title to a simple idea: words are special because they can provide a label for free when they merge with some other category. An exemplification of this special power of words is ... More


Industrial Policy for National Champions

Oliver Falck, Christian Gollier, and Ludger Woessmann (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016018
eISBN:
9780262298650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016018.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Governments around the world are deeply divided over the proper role of industrial policy, with some politicians arguing for hands-off governance and others supporting government intervention to ... More


Intervention Strategies for Metal Deficiency and Overload

Fudi Wang and Lihong Zhang

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An increasing amount of evidence shows the linkage between metal ion homeostasis and human disease. Deficiency or overload of metal ions play vital roles in many human diseases, including infectious ... More


Information and Communication Technologies for Diabetes Self-Management and Education: User-Centered Perspectives

Mia Liza A. Lustria and Linda Lockett Brown

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses the rationale for selecting information technology-based solutions for diabetes care. It highlights the prevailing tendency to design health interventions around the technology ... More


Gross Minimality

Carlo Cecchetto and Caterina Donati

in (Re)labeling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028721
eISBN:
9780262327220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028721.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In movement chains where there is a Probe, it naturally restricts the search of the copy, and only an element bearing the probed feature and c-commanding the copy intervenes and disrupts the ... More


Introduction: Exploring Intervention in the Social Sciences

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between sociologists and their fields. This relation is strongly shaped by a dual fear that runs through the history of sociology: that of either losing ... More


Peace Is a Lifelong Process: The Importance of Partnerships

James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick, and Rima Salah

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines potential pathways to peace based on the biological and social underpinnings of child development. It assesses child development in the context of familial and group relations ... More


Should Inflation Targeters Intervene in the Foreign Exchange Market?

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter addresses whether foreign exchange (FX) intervention—and, more generally, activist policies including the use of macroprudential measures and capital controls—is really incompatible with ... More


Effectiveness of Policy Instruments

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses evidence on the effectiveness of various policy tools—foreign exchange (FX) intervention, nondiscriminatory macroprudential policies, capital controls, and currency-based ... More


Toward the Policy Maker’s Vade Mecum

Atish R. Ghosh, Jonathan D. Ostry, and Mahvash S. Qureshi

in Taming the Tide of Capital Flows: A Policy Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037167
eISBN:
9780262343756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037167.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter provides concrete policy advice for dealing with capital inflows. In sum, once the monetary authorities have allowed the exchange rate to appreciate to a level that is not undervalued ... More


Eating in the City: Fidel Gastro, Street Performance, and the Right to the City

Edward Whittall

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter applies different concepts of radical street theatre and urban performance in order to theorize the ways in which food trucks form temporary communities in urban spaces through embodied, ... More


Sociological Art

Michael F. Leruth

in Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 1 traces the early development of Forest’s artistic vocation beginning with his production as a self-taught painter while still working for the French postal service in Algeria and focuses on ... More


Protecting Health

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In public health terms, primary climate change prevention means reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and secondary prevention refers to adaptation to climate change. Renewable energy sources ... More


Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

James F. Leckman, Catherine Panter-Brick, and Rima Salah (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Can more peaceful childhoods promote a culture of peace? Increasing evidence from a broad range of disciplines shows that how we raise our children affects the propensity for conflict and the ... More


Entering the Temple of Justice

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter first illustrates the institutional and organizational setting within which the VCR experiments take place. It describes the courtroom as a functional and symbolic space where the ... More


Experimenting with Video Technology in the Courtroom

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter illustrates and analyses the judges' early experiments with the VCR in the courtroom. Disruptions and contingencies in the courtroom are illustrated. The judges' responses and their ... More


How Do Events and Relationships in Childhood Set the Stage for Peace at Personal and Social Levels?

Howard Steele, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, W. Thomas Boyce, Mary Dozier, Nathan A. Fox, Heidi Keller, Dario Maestripieri, Paul Odhiambo Oburu, and Hiltrud Otto

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on early childhood experiences and how they may contribute to cooperative and peaceful behaviors and outcomes in the later childhood years and into adulthood. Five interrelated ... More


Mental Health and Development among Children Living in Violent Conditions: Underlying Processes for Promoting Peace

Raija-Leena Punamäki

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Peacebuilding is believed to be especially challenging among children who fall victims to collective and interpersonal violence. An intriguing question is whether a focus on trauma, and on healing ... More


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