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New directions and new purposes

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provides a re-thinking of the role of the councillor. It does this in order to strengthen the office as a representative, local governor and decision-maker and to enhance the governing ... More


Introduction

Louise Settle

in Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the key theoretical and methodological concepts and provides an overview of the historical context. Key historiographical trends are discussed and the new ... More


Introduction

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction fulfills three objectives. It first argues for the incorporation of concepts and insights from geography into international relations, particularly, the replacement of “levels of ... More


The problem of war aims and the Treaty of Versailles

John Callaghan

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

John Callaghan walks the reader through the various debates and contradictions seen in the Labour movement prior to the end of hostilities, as well as the dilemmas soon posed by the march of events ... More


Overview of VATs in Africa

Sijbren Cnossen

in Modernizing VATs in Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844075
eISBN:
9780191879722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844075.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 provides an overview of VATs in Africa, noting their broad characteristics and listing the general issues that arise. Countries with VAT are grouped by the particular regional economic ... More


Achievement Tests and the Role of Character in American Life

James J. Heckman and Tim Kautz

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter summarizes the main findings presented in this book. It discusses the GED test and its origin in the modern achievement test. It summarizes the large body of evidence, some of it ... More


Resetting the stage

Erika K. Gubrium

in The shame of it: Global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308713
eISBN:
9781447312093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308713.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Our work substantiates the view that, not only is the experience of poverty among the cumulative causes of shame for individual respondents living in poverty, this shame also undermines their agency. ... More


Introduction

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

in Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction is a general overview of the book. Beginning with the important founding of the Knights of Labor in Kensington, it seeks to counter some of the prevalent stereotypes of the ... More


Diary Data Collection as a Qualitative Research Method

Lauri L. Hyers

in Diary Methods: Understanding Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190256692
eISBN:
9780190856823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256692.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the use of the diary in qualitative research, the role of the researcher and the diarist, the format of the entries, the epistemological orientations underlying diary designs, ... More


The Origins

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter provides an historical overview of ethnic and national politics in India and Sri Lanka. It shows that despite the differences of geographic and demographic scale, the two states have a ... More


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