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Regulating Flexible Work

Deirdre McCann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The regulation of ‘flexible’ or ‘non-standard’ forms of work is among the key challenges in adapting labour laws to the needs of the contemporary workforce. In recent decades, labour laws have been ... More


Linking Labour‐Market Institutions, Employee Skills, and Competitive Strategies

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This chapter investigates how firms can compete despite comparative disadvantages of national labour-market institutions. It first analyses whether pharmaceutical firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK ... More


Transition pathways in Italy and Spain: different patterns, similar vulnerability?

Cristina Iannelli and Asunción Bonmatí

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates differences and similarities in the school-to-work transition patterns in Italy and Spain and the institutional factors (education, labour market, and family) from which they originate. ... More


Brains and Atypical Attention

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 4 discusses the feasibility and pitfalls of using brain imaging and recording technologies such as fMRI, PET and SPECT scans, magnetoencephalography, transcranial magnetic stimulation and ... More


The Earliest Dormition Traditions: Their Nature and Shape

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The first four Christian centuries are remarkably silent regarding the end of the Virgin Mary's life. Only in the later fifth century do we encounter the earliest Dormition traditions. At this point, ... More


Biblical Criticism and the Resurrection

William P. Alston

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This paper is a defence of the (by and large) historical accuracy of the resurrection appearance narratives in the Gospels. The defence is carried out not by giving positive argument that this or ... More


Introduction

Marcus Rebick

in The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Sets the stage for the analysis in the rest of the book. There is a review of Japan’s long recession, and the thesis is put forward that rising labour costs due to yen appreciation, the downturn of ... More


The Growth in Non-standard Employment Relations

Marcus Rebick

in The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Focuses on the growing use of atypical labour in non-standard forms of employment, especially part-time employment in Japan. Examines a number of different possible explanations for this ongoing ... More


SOCIAL CUEING ELICITS A DISTINCT FORM OF VISUAL SPATIAL ORIENTING: EVIDENCE FROM BEHAVIORAL, NEUROIMAGING, AND DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCH

Adrienne H. Rombough, Jennifer N. Barrie, and Grace Iarocci

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Orienting attention in the direction of another person's gaze, head turn, or finger point may represent a unique behavior that is distinct from traditionally identified types of orienting (i.e., ... More


Clinical profile: Diagnosis and prognosis

Kay Metcalfe

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes the clinical profile of Williams syndrome (WS) to illustrate how atypical development proceeds in WS. It covers physical appearance, cardiovascular abnormalities ... More


Mental state understanding and social interaction

Ruth Campos and María Sotillo

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0071
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A prominent characteristic of individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) is their hypersociability or overfriendliness. This chapter probed deeper into the social domain to explore mental state ... More


Numeracy

Joanne S. Camp, Emily K. Farran, and Annette Karmiloff-Smith

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0074
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Number-relevant information bombards our everyday lives. It is necessary for telling the time, for dealing with money, for changing TV channels, for shopping, for taking local transport, and so ... More


Personal Work Relations and Managerial Adaptability

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

in Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter considers the area of personal work relations, i.e., relations between employers and workers which are not mediated through the formal institutions of workers' collective representation. ... More


The Hubris of Absolutism

David E. Cooper

in The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199235988
eISBN:
9780191696688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235988.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter assesses the charge of humanism against absolutism. For the typical absolutist, they have the capacity to provide an account of the world that is both true and clean. This claim, in the ... More


Specialized Brain for the Social Vision: Perspectives from Typical and Atypical Development

Teresa Farroni and Atsushi Senju

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the development and neural basis of face and eye gaze processing in typical and atypical developmental populations. Contrary to the view that there are innate mechanisms, ... More


Conclusions: Non-Standard Work, Labour Market Flexibility, and Contemporary Labour Law—An Inchoate Reform

Deirdre McCann

in Regulating Flexible Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter assesses the extent to which non-standard workers have been embraced by UK labour law. It recognises that their integration has gained momentum across the period in office of ... More


Varieties Of Dualization?: Labor Market Segmentation and Insider-Outsider Divides Across Regimes

Silja Häusermann and Hanna Schwander

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter demonstrates that the extent to which labor market segmentation leads to economic, social and political insider-outsider divides depends on the institutional context. Based on survey and ... More


Dopaminergic Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease: SPECT

Christoph Scherfler and Werner Poewe

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

The diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (PD) can often be made on clinical grounds with a high degree of accuracy particularly in cases with full expression of the classical motor features of ... More


Transcranial Sonography in Parkinsonian Syndromes

Daniela Berg

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0036
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Transcranial sonography (TCS) has recently been introduced as an ancillary tool for the diagnostic workup of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (PD) and related disorders. This approach has found ... More


Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes

Kathleen L. Poston

in Imaging in Parkinson’s Disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393484
eISBN:
9780199914494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393484.003.0051
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Techniques

Recent advances in imaging technology provide new means of assessing atypical parkinsonian patients and offer both clinicians and researchers more accurate differential diagnoses than history and ... More


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