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Reframing management accounting practice: a diversity of perspectives

Jane Baxter and Wai Fong Chua

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the different ways in which researchers have attempted to construct, narrate, and critique the practice of management accounting, providing illustrations from seminal studies. ... More


Application of Discursive Concepts to Analysis of Narratives

Kathleen Wells

in Narrative Inquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses discourse analysis and highlights two specific discursive analytic approaches: discursive psychology and Foucauldian discourse analysis. It examines each approach in relation ... More


Textualism and Anthropology: On the Ethnographic Encounter, or an Experience in the Hajj

Abdellah Hammoudi

in Being There: The Fieldwork Encounter and the Making of Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257757
eISBN:
9780520943438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257757.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter focuses on the specific form of textualism that moves away from fieldwork, in the sense of a prolonged encounter and conversation with some people, and privileges encounter through the ... More


Introduction: Getting In and Getting On in the UK’s Youth Labour Market

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting in and Getting on in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People’s Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the key aims of the book: first, to explore what it is like for young people to undergo employability training as a pathway into work in the UK; second, to investigate the ... More


The Wrong Bin Bag: The Situated Ontology of Mundane Governance

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

in Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter explores contemporary approaches to governance. It considers corporate governance, Foucauldian approaches to governance, and forms of science and technology governance. The chapter ... More


Britten's Bad Boys: Male Relations in the Turn of the Screw

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter delves into the nineteenth-century sexual discourse's preoccupation with male practices for which “onanism” served as a label. The Turn of The Screw is characterized by the Foucauldian ... More


Placing the individual ‘at the forefront’: Beck and individual approaches in activation

Håkan Johansson

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Ulrich Beck's theory of risk society. This theory is noted to have inspired a lot of social policy scholars in analysing the erosion of the foundations of ‘traditional’ welfare ... More


Parental power

Allyn Fives

in Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How should we conceptualise parental power and how can it be evaluated? In this chapter, I will examine what is, I argue, an irreducible plurality of forms of power itself. We can and should ... More


Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: A Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Thomas R. Flynn

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226254708
eISBN:
9780226254722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sartre and Foucault were two of the most prominent and at times mutually antagonistic philosophical figures of the twentieth century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures of their existentialist ... More


First Person Virtue Ethics and the Anthropology of Morality

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2 elaborates what is entailed in a first-person version of virtue ethics in an explicitly debating style. It argues that it is important to look at the contrasts between a first-person virtue ... More


A More Rule-based International System Unfolding

Shiping Tang

in The Social Evolution of International Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199658336
eISBN:
9780191756054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658336.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter documents the process through which major regions on earth have been institutionalizing peace after WWII. Building on a general theory of institutional change developed elsewhere (Tang ... More


Thinking Straight: Gender, Race, and (Anti)homophobias

James Joseph Dean

in Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the patterns of Black and White straight masculinities and femiminities. It defines the concept of heterosexual identities and theoretically situates the study within a ... More


Metropolis Unbound: Virginia Woolf’s Heterotopian Utopian Impulse

Elisa Kay Sparks

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the idea/ideal of the utopian in Woolf, noting her rather negative attitude towards the concept in her published prose. It briefly examines her relationships to H. G. Wells, ... More


Beyond phenomenology: embodiment in qualitative research

Elena Vacchelli

in Embodied Research in Migration Studies: Using Creative and Participatory Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339069
eISBN:
9781447339106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339069.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks back at the intellectual traditions within which embodiment is situated, that is, the phenomenological tradition on the one hand and the overcoming of the phenomenological ... More


Hors Monde, or the Fantasy Structure of Republicanism

Michael J. Drexler and Ed White

in The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871674
eISBN:
9781479888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871674.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to Charles Brockden Brown's Ormond; or, The Secret Witness, arguing that it predicts the dynamic operation of the Founders system. The subtitle of Brown's novel—or, The Secret ... More


Normalizing the Adopted Child

Soojin Pate

in From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683055
eISBN:
9781452948980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683055.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on Holt Adoption Program newsletters, along with administrative files and letters from other adoption agencies from the 1950s and 1960s, this chapter argues that the orphanage became a site ... More


Introduction: Gender, Genealogy, Biopolitics

Jemima Repo

in The Biopolitics of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190256913
eISBN:
9780190256937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256913.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the theoretical, empirical, and methodological reasons for rethinking gender genealogically and biopolitically. Around the book’s core argument, that gender has emerged as an ... More


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