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A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Barbara Czarniawska

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The term ‘glocalization’ has been coined to indicate that globalization consists of two connected but opposite processes: it homogenizes ideas and practices, but also induces local adaptation and ... More


Recognition

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the recognition of Marcus Simaika's work both at home and abroad. Among other accolades, Simaika was made an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, a Fellow ... More


Governance: Case Studies

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter presents five case studies of various situations in which the governance structure of different exchanges has been at issue. A summary of the transformation (‘companization’) of the ... More


American Preparations for the Stockholm Conference

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the American preparations for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (UNCHE), held in Stockholm in June 1972. It begins with an overview of the conference's ... More


The Stockholm Conference and its Aftermath

Stephen Hopgood

in American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292593
eISBN:
9780191684920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292593.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the Stockholm Conference and its aftermath. The Stockholm Conference had four main goals: to agree a Declaration on the Human Environment and an Action Plan, to discuss the ... More


“Faulkner at Stockholm”

Archibald Macleish

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on William Faulkner's acceptance of the Nobel Prize in Stockholm and how he used that moment to speak to younger writers throughout the world, taking the writer's responsibility ... More


‘A Rift Must Appear’

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Egil Larsen committed the first important act of sabotage in Denmark. Previously skeptical informants admitted that the RAF raid was approved by most Danes. The legal press showed why Denmark was ... More


Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Arne Jarrick

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312632
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a revised and translated edition of Mot det Moderna Fornuftet, which was published in Sweden in 1992. It is a work on social and cultural history that deals with the construction of thought ... More


Filling France Full of Jazz

Reid Badger

in A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337969
eISBN:
9780199851553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337969.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jim Europe believed that it was important how his musicians played the music; and his musicians did not play like the Europeans did. A peculiar word had begun to enter the general vocabulary as an ... More


The Organs in Oscar's Church: Sources of Inspiration and Some Controversy

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The renowned Danish organ-building firm of Marcussen & Søn has had a trendsetting impact in Sweden since the mid-1930s. The magnificent instruments built in the Lund Cathedral and the Göteborg ... More


Dissonance in International Environmental Dialogue

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Because of conflicting political, historic, and economic circumstances, there is an apparent difference between the communities of developing countries from those of their industrial counterparts. ... More


Paul Schlisser

Arwen Donahue

in This is Home Now: Kentucky's Holocaust Survivors Speak

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125473
eISBN:
9780813135212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125473.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Paul was born in Álmosd, Hungary in 1935. His father was American—born in New York City—and he never accepted Hungarian citizenship. Paul's family was protected by the Swiss Embassy so they were put ... More


A Nordic model in child welfare?

Helena Blomberg, Clary Corander, Christian Kroll, Anna Meeuwisse, Roberto Scaramuzzino, and Hans Swärd

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter captures the similarities and variations in the performance of child welfare through a comparative Nordic approach. It provides new perspectives on the discussion on whether the welfare ... More


Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Last Minstrel

Paul Jenkins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733600
eISBN:
9781604733617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the 1940s and ’50s, Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) was among the best-known and most respected folk singers in America. This book tells the story of Dyer-Bennet, often referred to as the ... More


Getting in Motion: German Environmentalism, 1945 to 1980

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

After World War Two, demands for environmental improvement grew in frequency and vigor. While environmentalists later took much pride in challenging unrestrained consumerism, the greening of Germany ... More


Modernism in the streets

Anna Dahlgren

in Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 2 considers the introduction of modernist aesthetics in Sweden in the early 1930s in the image communities of marketing and visual art. The main focus is the Stockholm Exhibition held in 1930 ... More


Considering New Initiatives

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While U.S. federal chemical policy development largely ceased after 1980, major developments occurred in other countries and internationally. In 2006 the European Union significantly overhauled the ... More


Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the three-part interview with Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev (1885–1938),a Menshevik deputy to the last Duma, assistant chairman ... More


‘Middle-class peace men?’ – Labour and the Anti-War Agitation

David Swift

in For Class and Country: The Patriotic Left and the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940025
eISBN:
9781786944184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940025.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines opposition to the war from the Left. It will first discuss the conscription issue of 1915-1916, the periodic strikes that threatened to cripple industries during the war, and ... More


The Beginnings of the Journey

Minna Törmä

in Enchanted by Lohans: Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139842
eISBN:
9789888268405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139842.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The second chapter goes back to the time of Sirén’s early career. It began in Finland and in Sweden. He started works on rococo topics and gradually gained international fame as a scholar of Italian ... More


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