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What if Public Management Reform Actually Works?: The Paradoxical Success of Performance Management in English Local Government

George Boyne, Oliver James, Peter John, and Nicolai Petrovsky

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the Comprehensive Performance Assessment (CPA) regime in English local government, a scheme introduced in the early 2000s to improve performance across local authorities. A ... More


 Entrepreneurial Performance

David B. Audretsch, Max C. Keilbach, and Erik E. Lehmann

in Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195183511
eISBN:
9780199783663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183511.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter tests the Entrepreneurial Performance Hypothesis, which suggests that the performance of knowledge-based startups should be superior when they are able to access knowledge spillovers ... More


Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Dominic Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by ... More


Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Brittany P. Kennedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For centuries, Spain and the South have existed on the margins of U.S. and European identities—as much for the Francoist and Jim Crow periods as for their “exotic” cultures and sunny beaches ... More


Performance and Spanish Film

Dean Allbritton, Alejandro Melero, and Tom Whittaker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While several critical works on Spanish cinema have centred on the cultural, social and industrial significance of stars, there has been relatively little critical scholarship on what stars are paid ... More


Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Donald A. Marchand, William J. Kettinger, and John D. Rollins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In today's fast-moving, e-commerce economy, information is power. For years, companies have been investing in IT, expecting to develop their ability to exploit the power of information and achieve ... More


Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Susannah Crowder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Performing women takes on a key problem in the history of drama: the “exceptional” staging of the life of Catherine of Siena by a female actor and a female patron in 1468 Metz. These two creators ... More


Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Edna Lim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Celluloid Singapore is not about Singapore cinema per se, or Singapore, but both. It is a ground-breaking study of the three major periods in Singapore cinema’s fragmented history – the golden age ... More


Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India: Has Liberalization Helped?

Raghbendra Jha

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the first of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of India. Discusses the differences between the approach taken to liberalization in India (the Delhi ... More


Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Leslie A. Wade, Robin Roberts, and Frank de Caro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the surrounding region in 2005, the city debated whether to press on with Mardi Gras or cancel the parades. Ultimately, they decided to proceed. New ... More


Shifting Makeups: The Joker as Performance Style from Romero to Ledger

Dan Hassoun

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/9781628462388.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Dan Hassoun begins our exploration, engaging the Joker’s propensity to fluctuate as a character over time by analyzing a generally under-researched dimension of screen and media studies: performance. ... More


Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Alison Fraunhar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496814432
eISBN:
9781496814470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Mulata Nation traces the figure of the mulata, the woman of mixed racial heritage in Cuban artwork and performance from the colonial era through the modern to the contemporary. While perhaps most ... More


Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes ... More


The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

Jennifer Solheim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940827
eISBN:
9781786945082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940827.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture argues That globalized media has allowed for efficient transmission of transnational culture, and in turn, our everyday experiences ... More


Theobald Restor’d: Double Falsehood at the Union Theatre, Southwark

Peter Kirwan

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In January 2011, MokitaGrit produced the first professional production of Double Falsehood since the eighteenth century. This review pays particular attention to the implications of producing Double ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Kim Vaz-Deville (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817396
eISBN:
9781496817440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817396.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2004, the Baby Doll Mardi Gras tradition in New Orleans has gone from an obscure, almost-forgotten practice to a flourishing cultural force. The original Baby Dolls were groups of black women, ... More


The gestures of participatory art

Sruti Bala

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100771
eISBN:
9781526138927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100771.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The gestures of participatory art offers a critical investigation of key debates in relation to participatory art, spanning the domains of applied and community theatre, immersive performance as well ... More


Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

Gian Maria Annovi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180306
eISBN:
9780231542708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before his mysterious murder in 1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini had become famous—and infamous—not only for his groundbreaking films and literary works but also for his homosexuality and criticism of ... More


Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing in the late ‘60s, graffiti writers have inscribed their tag names on cityscapes across the globe to claim public space and mark their presence. In the ... More


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