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Playing at Serial Acquisitions: The Case of Vodafone

Han Smit and Thras Moraitis

in Playing at Acquisitions: Behavioral Option Games

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140001
eISBN:
9781400852178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140001.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In a period of only a few years in the early 2000s, Vodafone's then CEO Chris Gent grew the company from a small UK-based mobile operator into the world leader, with over 240 million customers. He ... More


The Multiple Politics of Henry Cow

Chris Cutler and Benjamin Piekut

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chris Cutler is a percussionist, composer, lyricist, and writer. He was a member of avant-rock group Henry Cow between 1971 and 1978, after which he co-founded international groups including Art ... More


Douglas Maurice MacDowell 1931–2010

CHRIS CAREY

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Douglas Macdowell, one of the most distinguished students of Greek oratory, law and comedy of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, was for 30 years Professor of Greek at Glasgow ... More


Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Jeff McLaughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813275
eISBN:
9781496813312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813275.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In a follow-up to Comics as Philosophy, this book addresses two questions: which philosophical insights, concepts, and tools can shed light on the graphic novel? And how can the graphic novel cast ... More


Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Isabelle McNeill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A vital rethinking of memory and the moving image for the digital age, this book investigates the role of the moving image in cultural memory, considering the impact of digital technologies on visual ... More


Iain Sinclair

Brian Baker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a comprehensive critical introduction to one of the most original contemporary British writers, providing an overview of all of Iain Sinclair's major works and an analysis of his vision ... More


Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Jonathan A. Knee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. They have funneled billions of dollars into alternative ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


The History and Development of the Psychological Contract Concept

Neil Conway and Rob B. Briner

in Understanding Psychological Contracts at Work: A Critical Evaluation of Theory and Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280643
eISBN:
9780191700125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280643.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter traces the history and development of the psychological contract concept. Two major periods are considered: the early history of the psychological contract up to but not including Denise ... More


Neo-Hegelianism, Sovereignty, and Rights

Charles Jones

in Global Justice: Defending Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242221
eISBN:
9780191697067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242221.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the prospects for reconciliation between cosmopolitanism and communitarianism in international political ethics. A promising means to this end is the neo-Hegelian or ... More


Schizophrenia: The Monitoring of Thought and Action

Gregory Currie

in Recreative Minds

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238089
eISBN:
9780191679568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Aesthetics

This chapter proposes that some delusions might be imaginings. It shows that this hypothesis can explain some puzzling features of delusion. Drawing on work by Chris Firth and others, the chapter ... More


The ‘Television Presenter’: The Post-modern Performer

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses how to encapsulate, in any useful form, the kind of experience that Generation X gave, accrued by years of watching. It notes that watching and interpreting television text and ... More


Response

Ronald Dworkin

in Exploring Law's Empire: The Jurisprudence of Ronald Dworkin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546145
eISBN:
9780191706462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546145.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is comprised of Ronald Dworkin's responses to the other essays in the volume. He focuses his attention on those that challenge views that he has defended. His responses are in each ... More


Spiritual care of the renal patient

Chris Davies and Ira Byock

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the subject of spiritual care in two distinct and complementary ways and from two different perspectives: Ira Byock views spiritual care from the eyes of an American physician ... More


Tim Robinson and Chris Arthur: in defence of the Irish essay

Karen Babine

in Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, culture and environment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992781
eISBN:
9781526104427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992781.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Karen Babine argues that the genre of ‘creative nonfiction’, or the Montaignaian essay, is largely missing in the Irish context. Babine maintains that Robinson and Arthur represent two exceptions of ... More


The Wall comes tumbling down

Pertti Ahonen

in Death at the Berlin Wall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546305
eISBN:
9780191725036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546305.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter covers the 1980s, culminating in the ‘fall’ of the Wall and the GDR's subsequent collapse. It argues, however, that the collapse was not easily foreseeable and that the GDR appeared to ... More


Violence and Sculpture

Michael Maizels

in Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines Le Va's invocation of chaotic and violent scatter in the period 1967-1972. The discussion focuses on works such as his installations of broken glass, meat cleavers and bullets. ... More


Road

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers three films by French documentary auteurs who late in their careers, chose to make road movies of sorts: Chris Marker’s Chats perchés/The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004); Agnès ... More


Passage to Reunification: From 1990 to 1997

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0026
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that the local party machinery went all out to counter that “sinner for a thousand years”—Chris Patten—although it had limited success in denting the governor's popularity with the ... More


A Brief History of the Sonic Flux

Christoph Cox

in Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226543031
eISBN:
9780226543208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543208.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter develops the notion of the sonic flux and charts the various ways it has been captured by human beings. Through a critical reading of historical accounts by Jacques Attali and Chris ... More


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