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Innovation

Michael A. Carrier

in Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195342581
eISBN:
9780199867035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342581.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on innovation. It begins by defining innovation and describing its stages and subjects. It then examines factors that affect innovation such as government funding, education, and ... More


China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Delia Davin and Barbara Harriss-White (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China and India, the world’s most populous countries, have rapidly developing economies that are shaping world politics in the 21st century. They are often compared in terms of lagged outcomes and ... More


Rule #2: 21st-Century Business Model Evaluation and Action Plan Templates

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 16 contains the operating instructions for implementation of the second of the Four Rules


The Shape of the 21st-Century Firm

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

A nexus of focused companies glued together by power relationships will replace vertical integration as the prevailing archetype for the firm. This chapter proposes a new theory of the firm and a new ... More


Introduction the Next American Century?

Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction traces the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early twenty-first century, looking particularly at two perceived turning points: the ... More


Conclusion

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Noting their prescience regarding 9/11 and the 21st‐century crisis of global capitalism, the Conclusion shows how the texts analysed afford critical purchase on the global market, and on French ... More


Epilogue: Public Health at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

Jeffrey P. Koplan and Stephen B. Thacker

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.22
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 21st century, trends in demographics, climate, globalization, and technology will alter the social fabric of the United States and the world with tremendous implications for health. To ... More


Afterword: Post-Soul: Post–Civil Rights Considerations in the 21st Century

Robert J. Patterson

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines how the essays in the volume offer a post-soul aesthetic and how the politics of the contemporary moment underscore the progression-regression paradox and the need for pragmatic ... More


Preschool-Age Child Care

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

in The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines four types of child care arrangements for preschoolers: full-day child care settings (including centers, family child care providers, relatives, and babysitters); private ... More


Between Communitas and Pantheism: Terry Pratchett’s Nation as a Post-Christian Robinsonade for a Postcolonial World

Anja Höing

in Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the openness and egalitarianism of scientific discourse to be found in Terry Pratchett’s Nation functions as an alternative to the hierarchical structures imposed by ... More


Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Working in a World of Hurt uncovers and analyses the range of responses to psychological trauma by male and female medical personnel in wartime in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Until now, ... More


New Attitudes, New Measures

Christopher D. DeSante and Candis Watts Smith

in Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226643595
eISBN:
9780226643762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643762.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Over 30 years since the first studies of Whites’ post-Civil Rights racial attitudes, we question whether Kinder and Sears’ (1981) original assertion that “symbolic racism may be, politically, the ... More


This Is What Democracy Looks Like?

Josh Lerner

in Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how US citizens love democracy in theory but hate it in practice. The problem is not with democracy as a concept. In practice, invitations into public life often amount to ... More


Poetry & the Dictionary

Andrew Blades and Piers Pennington (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789620566
eISBN:
9781789629989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poetry is an ancient verbal art, which has its roots in the oral epics and fragments that survive from classical times. Dictionaries of English, by contrast, are a comparatively recent phenomenon, ... More


The Shape of Water and the Cold War Revisited

Cyndy Hendershot

in Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter analyzes Guillermo Del Toro’s Oscar-winning film and its relation to Cold War nostalgia. It claims that The Shape of Water reimagines Cold War America while paying homage to classic ... More


Putting It All Together: The Triple-E Student (Expressive, Enterprising, Entitled)

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how psychological conceptions of selfhood seem to have changed many students during the second half of the twentieth century. Four concerns—referred to as individualism, ... More


The Future of Ritual

Jamake Highwater

in Dance: Rituals of Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112054
eISBN:
9780199853083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112054.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

As the new century starts at the time when dance achieved the rites of the ancient ancestry, something ever new and ever old has emerged. Because of the birth of new innovative ways of dancing, dance ... More


Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Jeremy Burrus, Krista Mattern, Bobby D. Naemi, and Richard D. Roberts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The face of the workforce is rapidly changing. Technological advances mean that jobs previously serving as major drivers of the world’s economy are now fully automated. Furthermore, the ... More


Critical Skills for the 21st Century Workforce

Ryan Whorton, Alex Casillas, Frederick L. Oswald, and Amy Shaw

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is based on the proposition that three major forces, taken together, have fundamentally changed the nature of work in the 21st century. These three forces are technology, the rise of the ... More


Writing the Male Rape Survivor: The Rape Novel in the Twenty-First Century

Robin E. Field

in Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The rise of the rape novel featuring female victims inspired the telling of more stories about male rape victims. Just as the early stories about the sexual assault of women portrayed rape as ... More


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