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Conclusions and Policy Implications

Pekka Ilmakunnas, Jan van Ours, Vegard Skirbekk, and Matthias Weiss

in Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter contributes to the discussion in two ways. First, it presents a ‘grand view’ in which it discusses the various components of productivity in detail, and then looks at ... More


Is the Organizational Career an Outdated Concept?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the contemporary character of white-collar jobs and argues that while there has been substantial corporate restructuring leading to a reduction in opportunities for promotion, ... More


The Church and the Parish

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Dealing with the absentees from church and strengthening the Anglican presence in the parish through pastoral care and parochial education, is the subject of Chapter 6. In their attempt to regularize ... More


Political Discipline and the Rhetoric of Moderation

Helen O’connell

in Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter explores how improvement writers attributed agrarian unrest in rural Ireland to the absenteeism, decadence, and irresponsibility of landlords as well as to the difficulty of civilizing ... More


England and Ireland, 1399–1447

Art Cosgrove

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: Richard II's attempts to pacify Ireland; attempts to control absenteeism; descriptions of the Gaelic Irish; the Irish in England; and Ireland as a low priority ... More


Age and Absenteeism

Pekka Ilmakunnas, Jan van Ours, Vegard Skirbekk, and Matthias Weiss

in Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores absenteeism using two different kinds of data. One is a unique data set of workers in a German truck assembly plant where the chapter identifies workers who work together in a ... More


The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Howard M. Blonsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This workbook is intended for school social workers and others who find themselves in positions either in a school or school district, working in the area of attendance improvement and dropout ... More


Respiratory virus infections and performance

A. P. Smith

in Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521914
eISBN:
9780191688454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Respiratory virus illnesses are a major health problem in that the acute infections and their consequences account for a substantial proportion of all consultations in general practice. These ... More


Collective Resistance on the Shop Floor

Marek Korczynski

in Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451546
eISBN:
9780801454813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451546.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the extent and forms of the informal collective resistance at McTells. An important form of ongoing collective resistance is the widespread adherence to a norm of limiting ... More


Transatlantic Man

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the experiences of Beckford and his family and why they merit great interest beyond the prominence of his family and its ultimate success in the mother country. Peter Beckford ... More


Homeward Unbound: Prisoners of War, National Defeat, and the Crisis of Male Authority

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Nixon administration's 1968–1973 publicity campaign to call the public's attention to the plight of American prisoners of war (POWs) and their families and how it combined ... More


“The Indians of This Town Ebb and Flow”Absentee Movements Within the Colonial Sphere

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter traces the spatial trajectories of Indians who left their assigned villages and relocated, sometimes repeatedly. Some of these absentees returned to their original territories or joined ... More


The Social and Organizational Foundations of Economic Development

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter is an analysis of the role of social norms, culture and institutions in the effective functioning of India’s economy. Economic and financial incentives are important but, as modern ... More


Forgotten Women: Anna Eliza Elletson and Absentee Slave Ownership

Hannah Young

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women have remained virtually invisible in the historiography of slavery and absenteeism. However, there were a significant number of female absentees who managed their vast West Indian estates -and ... More


Everyday Resistance in the Villages

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter turns to the covert, non-momentous, and unspectacular actions through which ordinary people subverted authority in their day-to-day lives. These are stories and voices from history’s ... More


“Drum-head Justice”?: The Military Courts and the Suspension of Habeas Corpus

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The administration of justice was a source of major contention between the civil authorities and the military. The Military Governor closed the civil courts, whose functions were replaced with ... More


Unions, the Costs of Job Loss, and Vacation

Fumio Ohtake

in Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620947
eISBN:
9780226620954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the relationship between unionization, on the one hand, and the cost of vacations and other worker absenteeism (or “bad” vacation time) on the other. It argues that unionization ... More


Sleep and Work Withdrawal

Erica L. Carleton and Julian Barling

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Work withdrawal behaviors (e.g. lateness and absenteeism) are important and costly organizational outcomes and have been of interest to organizations and researchers alike for decades. We begin the ... More


Politics, Schools, and the Poor: A Local View

Manisha Priyam

in Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses macro-level reforms as they are implemented at local sites—where policy beneficiaries live. Policy implementation is viewed in its ordinary sense, alongside everyday lives of ... More


Burke, Edgeworth, and Ireland’s Discontents

John Owen Havard

in Disaffected Parties: Political Estrangement and the Making of English Literature, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833130
eISBN:
9780191881558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833130.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter re-examines the party-political career of Edmund Burke and the writings of Maria Edgeworth in relation to a deep history of Anglo-Irish ‘discontents’ and their challenges to the ‘count’ ... More


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