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Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ... More


Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care

Susan P. Shapiro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615608
eISBN:
9780226615882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226615882.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Seventy percent of Americans age 60 or over requiring decisions about medical treatment in the final days of life lack capacity to make these decisions. The biggest life-and-death decisions of their ... More


The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The absurdity of bureaucracy offers an ethnographic portrayal of an attempt to make and implement evidence-based policy set in the Danish labour market system in 2009. It departs from the author’s ... More


Older people, human rights, law and policy

Mary Keys

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter identifies the area of decision-making as central to the protection of older people. It addresses the recognition of legal capacity as a central issue to avoid choices being ignored and ... More


Patient-centred dying: the role of law

Mary Donnelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the legal context within which decisions about the end of life are made. It argues that an ethical approach to end-of-life care must be centred on the dying person and that ... More


Policy Making in Medical Schools

William G. Rothstein

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Medical schools today are being closely scrutinized. Questions have been raised about their educational policies, the activities of their faculty members, ... More


Whose Children Are We Talking About?

Robert S. Siegler

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

My children have never looked much like those described in most theories of cognitive development. I don’t mean that they are generally deviant or that they perform ... More


The Adaptivity of Multiplicity

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children's Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

By itself, cognitive variability would be an interesting curio, but no more. What makes it important is the potential it offers for adapting to task and situational ... More


Introduction

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a discussion of the relevance of international organizations’ efficiency in crisis response. It is framed in broader scholarly and policy debates on the effectiveness of peace ... More


Differences in Organization Response Rates

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an introduction to the informal level of decision-making and presents the book’s central argument. That is, the ways in which actors interact and negotiate within international ... More


Institutional Design in Crisis Decision-Making

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a typology of decision-making on crisis response across four international organizations. However, unlike previous scholarship, this research focuses on how decisions are taken in ... More


Ethical and Legal Aspects of AIDS Psychiatry

Mary Ann Cohen and Sharon M. Batista

in Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195372571
eISBN:
9780197562666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372571.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

From confidentiality, contact notification, and disclosure to decisional capacity, advance directives, and end-of-life care, AIDS presents special bioethical ... More


Environment, Cognition, and Action: The Need for Integration

Gary W. Evans and Tommy Gärling

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

What we know and understand about our surroundings influences our evaluations of and behaviors in the physical environment. In addition, our reasons for using places, ... More


Environmental Description and Prediction: A Conceptual Analysis

Rachel Kaplan

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental assessment is a basic tool in numerous professions and occupations. Anyone whose business it is to modify an existing situation must ... More


Cognition of Physical and Built Environments

Reginald G. Golledge

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental knowledge is acquired by interacting with, or experiencing, different environments. The interaction may be direct and active, as would be the ... More


Decision-Making Processes, Choice Behavior, and Environmental Design: Conceptual Issues and Problems of Application

Harry Timmermans

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental design is a conscious process in which the environment is shaped to meet certain objectives. In manipulating physical attributes of the ... More


Environmental Assessment, Cognition, and Action: Research Applications

Ervin H. Zube

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Environmental assessment has been defined as “a general conceptual and methodological framework for describing and predicting how attributes of places ... More


Beyond Rationality: Clarity-Based Decision Making

Stephen Kaplan

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The study of how people make decisions has long been dominated by the economic man or rationality model. In recent years researchers have extended the ... More


Understanding, Assessing, and Acting in Places: Is an Integrative Framework Possible?

David Canter

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The field of environmental psychology appears to maintain three rather different habitats, that have not so far been formed into a coherent ecology. One is ... More


Conceptualization and Application: Psychological Processes in Environmental Cognition and Assessment

Gerald D. Weisman

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Effective research application has always been an important but illusive goal in environment- behavior research. However, the fact that we have not been ... More


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