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Membership Motivations

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The results of an open-ended question on why members joined the party are analysed. Independence is the main reason for joining for over half the membership though a significant part of the ... More


Episodes of Madness: Representations of the Joker in Television and Animation

David Ray Carter

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

While the Joker’s current transmedia persona is overwhelmingly a dark and violent one, David Ray Carter suggests that we move beyond contemporary interpretations and consider the deeper history of ... More


Reasons Why We Feed Wild Birds

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Although millions of people are passionately engaged in providing food to wild birds, the reasons and motivations for their participation are often complex and varied. Numerous recent studies but ... More


Definitions, Motivations, and Locational Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment

Sarianna M. Lundan

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter outlines the different motivations for FDI as well as the economic and institutional determinants of location choice for foreign investment, which is in turn fundamental for analyzing ... More


A Holistic Approach to Investment Incentives

Louis Brennan and Frances Ruane

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that locations should adopt a holistic approach to the design of their FDI policy (including any incentives), and that their rationale for whether and how to promote FDI should be ... More


Deliberation in Theoretical Perspective

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter briefly surveys the difficulties in measuring empirically the motivations of members of congressional committees and the FOMC. It challenges the bias against the empirical investigation ... More


Congressional Committees and Monetary Policy

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the monetary policy oversight hearings of the two congressional banking committees from 1976 to 2009 (as well as the reconfirmation hearings for Volcker, Greenspan and Bernanke) ... More


Kenneth Burke Meets a Time Lord: Steampunk’s Grammatical Disruption

John R. Thompson

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter places the steampunk aesthetic into conversation with Kenneth Burke’s theory of dramatism. This intersection is explored against the backdrop of the BBC’s relaunch of its flagship ... More


Return migration in later life: International perspectives

John Percival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The main objective of this edited volume is to explore the motivations, decision making processes, and consequences, when older people consider or accomplish return migration to their place of ... More


Presumed Enslaved: Free People of Color and the Law in the Southern States

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter one sets the context by detailing the various laws and restrictions imposed upon Southern free people of color over the course of the antebellum era, and particularly the 1850s, when moves to ... More


Free People of Color and the Enslaved

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter four considers expulsion and enslavement from the perspective of free people of color themselves. Drawing upon “feelings”, emotions and the importance of familial and community ties, it ... More


Motivations and characteristics of owners

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter uses social field analysis derived from French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu to determine the motivations and characteristics of owners from different social fields. Dog choice is linked ... More


Departing the Republican Movement: Memoir-Writing and the Politics of Dissent

Stephen Hopkins

in The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Some Provisional Republicans increasingly challenged both the contemporary trajectory of the movement, as defined by its tight-knit leadership group, and also the historical narrative of the conflict ... More


Active ageing: social participation and volunteering in later life

Áine Ní Léime and Sheelah Connolly

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Active ageing is recommended by international policy bodies including the World Health Organisation as a means to tackle the challenges of demographic ageing. This chapter considers active ageing in ... More


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