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The Labyrinths of Information: Challenging the Wisdom of Systems

Claudio Ciborra

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275267
eISBN:
9780191714399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in organizations and the management of their impact has been the traditional domain of computer specialists and management consultants. The ... More


Introduction: Getting Away from the Facilior Lectio

Tom Shippey

in Hard Reading: Learning from Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382615
eISBN:
9781786945167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382615.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Semiotic ghosts, it has been suggested, are the relics of old beliefs, or – in science fiction – past images of the future, now discredited or disproved, but still present as memories, ... More


André’s Masked Pleasures

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines how Gide revolutionized the expression of male same-sex desire in the writing strategies he developed for the narcissus plucking moment in Perséphone. In his treatise on ... More


Building Tradition: On Control and Authority in Vernacular Architecture

Simon J. Bronner

in Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter suggests the agency of tradition, especially in the social and psychological functions enacted by individuals and groups in the intentional maintenance of vernacular architectural forms. ... More


Institutional Entrepreneurs Build a Bridge: Connecting Movements and Markets Through Social Enterprise

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the rise of a challenger organization, called NPower, that took advantage of transformations in the Circuit Rider social movement to rise in prominence. NPower combined some of ... More


Beyond the modern family: re-visioning family change

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 2 gives an introduction to the rapidly changing patterns of family life that prompted the emergence of new ideas and perspectives in family studies at the turn of the millennium. It includes ... More


Communities of Learning

Mark R. Schwehn

in Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195073430
eISBN:
9780197562307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195073430.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Thus far I have tried to show that our present-day conception of the academic vocation is based at least in part upon the transmutation of ideas that were originally religious in origin and ... More


Estévez’s Artistic Journey

Juanamaría Cordones-Cook

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Chapter 4, Cordones-Cook’s biographical profile presents Estévez as many artists: actor, set designer, poet, painter, book-maker, and performance artist, as well as cultural activist. The ... More


Between Wonder and Resonance: Ediciones Vigía and the Archives of the Special Period in Cuba

Elzbieta Sklodowska

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Ediciones Vigía’s use of found materials, spirit of improvisation, and aesthetic of bricolage echo the ethos of the Special Period, a time of extreme austerity measures prompted by the loss of Soviet ... More


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