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Interracial Identities: Racework as Boundary Work

Amy C. Steinbugler

in Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter moves the focus from the internal dynamics of the relationship into the realm of identity. It introduces the fourth and final type of racework: boundary work. Boundary work helps ... More


Working within frames and across boundaries in core group meetings in child protection

Christopher Hall and Stef Slembrouck

in Interprofessional Collaboration and Service Users: Analysing Meetings in Social Welfare

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356639
eISBN:
9781447356677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356639.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The chapter describes how information sharing and multi-agency coordination is established as a central concern of child protection policy and procedure in England. It looks at Core Group Meetings as ... More


Organization Work in Management and Organizational Research

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

in Constructing Organizational Life: How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840022
eISBN:
9780191875632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840022.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Recently, there have emerged in management and organizational research streams of research that are based on a view of organizations compatible with a social-symbolic work perspective and which focus ... More


The Scientific Revolution in Chengdu

Susan Greenhalgh

in Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the “scientific revolution” in Chengdu. The discussion begins with the immediate political context, and emphasizes the urgent need of the population officials for new ... More


Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Colleen Derkatch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book investigates scientific studies of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as episodes of scientific boundary work that shift, and then seek to fix, the boundaries between what counts ... More


Perspectives on social policies and families

Fran Wasoff and Sarah Cunningham-Burley

in Families in society: Boundaries and relationships

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346438
eISBN:
9781447302292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346438.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter concludes the book, providing perspectives on social policies and families. It notes that the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) is committed to building links ... More


Fine-Tuning Boundaries

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines role that technical affinity played as the radio activists’ group underwent organizational maturation. This largely played out as the systematic elevation of “technical” work ... More


Scientists and Implementation

Ann Campbell Keller

in Science in Environmental Policy: The Politics of Objective Advice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013123
eISBN:
9780262258982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013123.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of boundaries between science and policy and the limitation of scientists’ participation in policy deliberations and their policy narratives. The chapter also ... More


Professional Borders in Popular Media

Colleen Derkatch

in Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines scientific boundary work in popular reporting on biomedical research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), particularly a special report in Newsweek magazine on the ... More


The Politics of Thin Circuitries

Fredrik Meiton

in Electrical Palestine: Capital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295889
eISBN:
9780520968486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295889.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 3 focuses on the electrification of Jaffa, the first practical step in Rutenberg’s countrywide electrification scheme. For the Palestinians, electrification helped constitute Palestine, ... More


Where Does the Body End? Artaud’s Materialsymbolic Theatre

Hedwig Fraunhofer

in Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467438
eISBN:
9781474491051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467438.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a descriptive reading of Artaud’s most famous play, The Cenci (1935), that respects the materiality and temporality of Artaud’s text, while also including a discussion of the ... More


Conclusion

Hedwig Fraunhofer

in Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467438
eISBN:
9781474491051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467438.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Inspired by the work of Niels Bohr, the quantum physicist and philosopher Karen Barad refers to apparatuses as “device[s] for making and remaking boundaries”. Although theatrical performances are not ... More


The Weather Prediction Enterprise

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Centered on the unfolding and eventual closure of a recent, highly contentious operational transition at the NWS, this chapter introduces readers to the institutionalized environment in which NWS ... More


Hybrid Norms in News and Journalism

Andrew Chadwick

in The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199759477
eISBN:
9780199345113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759477.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapters 8 and 9 employ an ethnographic approach to explore in more detail the hybrid media system's evolving norms. Here the context switches back to Britain and the analysis draws upon evidence the ... More


The Limits of Matter: Chemistry, Mining, and Enlightenment

Hjalmar Fors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226194998
eISBN:
9780226195049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195049.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This is a book about how the modern notion of materiality was established during the period c. 1680-1760. It studies what natural philosophers engaged in chemistry and mineralogy said about phenomena ... More


Beyond Interdisciplinarity: Boundary Work, Communication, and Collaboration

Julie Thompson Klein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571149
eISBN:
9780197571187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571149.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Beyond Interdisciplinarity examines the broadening meaning, heterogeneity, and boundary work of interdisciplinarity. It includes both crossdisciplinary work (encompassing multi-, inter-, and ... More


Defining (Scientific) Direction:: Soviet Nuclear Physics and Reactor Engineering during the Cold War

Sonja D. Schmid

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter uses nuclear physics and reactor engineering as an example to illustrate uniquely Soviet discussion over “fundamental” and “applied” research during the Cold War. Post-Stalinist ... More


Patterns of science–policy interaction

Robert Hoppe

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, the diversity of institutional patterns in science-policy-politics linkages in the Netherlands is addressed, as well as the wide-ranging ideological disagreements that form their ... More


Psychology and the Crisis of Masculinity

Susanne Schmidt

in Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

For all the success, Passages was not to everybody’s liking—and if Sheehy’s feminist framework and engagement with social science made her concept of midlife crisis popular, they also constituted a ... More


Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian Religious Music and Boundaries

Marc Gidal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199368211
eISBN:
9780199368242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368211.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explains how a multi-faith community in Brazil uses music both to combine and segregate three Afro-Brazilian religions: Batuque, Umbanda, and Quimbanda. It is the first book-length study in ... More


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