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Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Eric Lesser and Lawrence Prusak (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mid-1990s saw the rise of an important movement: a recognition that organizational knowledge, in its various forms and attributes, could be an important source of competitive advantage in the ... More


Popular Responses to State‐Sponsored Violence in Brazil

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Highlights a fundamental contradiction in Brazil's democracy: the coexistence of political rights with pervasive human rights abuse. Political violence, condoned by the state, inhibits the extension ... More


Targeting the Poor: The Politics of Social Policy Reforms in Mexico

Kerianne Piester

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Responding to the crisis of shrinking state budgets and rising social demands in the 1980s, the Mexican government experimented with a new participatory poverty alleviation model. Targeting the poor ... More


Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Kathryn C. Lavelle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conventional understandings of U.S. foreign policy see Congress as an obstacle to multilateral cooperation. Kathryn Lavelle challenges the traditional view by considering Congress within the three ... More


Problems of Tribal Adjustment

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the problems of tribal adjustment brought about by the Kamars' cultural contacts. It notes that the Kamars would have to pay close attention to the four primary sources of ... More


Regional Problems and Opportunities

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyzes alternative strategies—multilateral and regional—pursued by the Central Asian countries to integrate into a wider economic circle, emphasizing the shift from being part of the ... More


Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Jonathan Benthall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book is the fruit of twenty years’ reflection on Islamic charities, both in practical terms and as a key to understand the crisis in contemporary Islam. On the one hand Islam is undervalued as a ... More


Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention ... More


A Comparative Analysis of Regional Informal Financial Organizations in China

Xuzhao Jiang

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter compares various forms of informal finance that have arisen in the north, versus the south, of China, discussing the reasons for these differences. Informal finance presents different ... More


Raised under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism

Seth Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709883
eISBN:
9781501709388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709883.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Communist Upbringing under Stalin: Young Communists and War in a Socialist Society, 1929-1945 examines Stalinist mass youth culture in the period of the Great Terror and World War II. For the ... More


Introduction

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction defines both the issues and the groups being studied, and explains why the topic is important. It provides background to the study with a look at political and social conditions in ... More


Extraterritorial Human Rights Duties

Sarah Joseph

in Blame it on the WTO?: A Human Rights Critique

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199565894
eISBN:
9780191728693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565894.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the issue of extraterritorial human rights obligations. It examines the extent to which States have duties to the people in other States. Such duties, if they exist, might ... More


Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) undertook Operation Dixie, an initiative to recruit industrial workers in the American South. This book explores the CIO's fraught encounter ... More


Labor Under Fire: History of the AFL-CIO since 1979

Timothy J. Minchin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632988
eISBN:
9781469633008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632988.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the Reagan years to the present, the labor movement has faced a profoundly hostile climate. As America’s largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO was forced to reckon with severe political and ... More


The Case for a Needs-Based Model in Child Welfare: A Concept to Address Child Well-Being

Katherine L. Casillas and John D. Fluke

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter examines the use of evidence in Nonprofit Human Service Organizations (NPHSOs), in light of their unique characteristics and attributes that distinguish them from other organizations. The ... More


The Working World of International Organizations: Authority, Capacity, Legitimacy

Xu Yi-chong and Patrick Weller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198719496
eISBN:
9780191788598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719496.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

International organizations (IOs) matter. Based on extensive interviews and exchanges with key players in IOs in the past decade, this book uncovers the regular working world of IOs, to challenge the ... More


Walking the Values Tightrope: The Moral Ambivalence of 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/9780804785129.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains how NPower worked to institutionalize their entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit technology by expanding and replicating their model nationally. This chapter illustrates how ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Desegregation Paradigm

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the history of desegregation strategies pursued in Chicago and the processes by which those strategies fell out of favor. The chapter situates these developments within the ... More


The CIO’s in Dixie!

Robin D. G. Kelley

in Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625485
eISBN:
9781469625508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625485.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1935, which fanned the flames of anti-Communism while simultaneously creating opportunities for Communists in ... More


Principles of Social Change

Leonard A. Jason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Principles of Social Change offers a comprehensive guide to the development of community interventions and provides the tools and resources to initiate and sustain progress. I examine ... More


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