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Institutional Culture

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses how a pervasive institutional culture at Catholic colleges and universities has eroded in the absence of highly visible, knowledgeable, and committed nuns, brothers, and ... More


Catalysts

Pierluigi Frisco

in Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

A specific kind of chemical reaction, biochemical reactions involving catalysts, inspired the model of membrane systems, called P systems with catalysts, are considered in this chapter. Some of these ... More


APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY

Paul A. Midgley, Matthew Weyland, and Heiko Stegmann

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents some applications of electron tomography in materials research and in the semiconductor industry. These include applications in heterogeneous catalyst, polymers, nanotubes and ... More


An International Brand

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

ASA has been active overseas since the mid-1990s, mostly as a contractor for microcredit development sponsored by bodies such as the United Nations. But then Choudhury met Dirk Brouwer, a Dutch ... More


NMR Imaging of Materials

Bernhard Blumich

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198526766
eISBN:
9780191709524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526766.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging of materials is a field of increasing importance. Applications range from fundamental science such as the characterisation of fluid transport in porous rocks, ... More


A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Cathy Curtis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

Elaine de Kooning (1918–1989) was a noted art critic and artist, and a prime mover in the New York art world. She was a vivacious social catalyst. Her sparkling wit enlivened meetings of the Club, ... More


Shifting Gears

Gay Becker

in The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the cumulative effects of infertility treatment on the life of a couple. The pursuit of treatment initially ameliorated women's sense of failure and made them feel they were ... More


The Making of an Activist

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the catalysts to activism—the people, experiences, and historical events—that provoked youth to dedicate themselves to making social change as politics became central to their ... More


Introduction

Sarah Oates

in Revolution Stalled: The Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735952
eISBN:
9780199332465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735952.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Democratization

This chapter elucidates a framework for understanding how, why, and when the internet can foster change in non-free states. It introduces five elements of internet analysis that can lead to clearer ... More


Conclusions

Sarah Oates

in Revolution Stalled: The Political Limits of the Internet in the Post-Soviet Sphere

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199735952
eISBN:
9780199332465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735952.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Democratization

This concluding chapter argues that the collusion of online factors including growth, content, networking, online social entrepreneurship with the political catalyst of election falsification marked ... More


Building gifts into musical talents

Gary E. McPherson and Aaron Williamon

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter unravels issues surrounding the nature–nurture debate and how this impacts on conceptions of remarkable achievement in music. It describes a framework that distinguishes between domains ... More


Conclusion

Debbie Z. Harwell

in Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460957
eISBN:
9781626740556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460957.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The conclusion summarizes the highlights of Wednesdays in Mississippi and evaluates the program as a catalyst for change. The team members, rather than being brash and demanding, worked quietly and ... More


Catalysis by Ag and Metal Nanoparticles

Tadaaki Tani

in Silver Nanoparticles: From Silver Halide Photography to Plasmonics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198714606
eISBN:
9780191782862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714606.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Metal nanoparticles acting as catalysts are classified into two types (homogeneous and heterogeneous) and characterized. The roles and mechanisms of metal nanoparticles as catalysts and promoters for ... More


Why India Needs Philanthropy

Pushpa Sundar

in Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the role of philanthropy in society with examples and also discusses why India needs philanthropy, rather than charity. In particular it looks at the role of philanthropy as ... More


Activist Hedge Funds

Tony Calenda, Christopher Milliken, and Andrew C. Spieler

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Activist hedge funds (AHFs), a relatively new alternative investment strategy, have had a large and growing impact on investing and on how public companies are managed. Although activist investing ... More


Analyzing musical prodigiousness using Gagné’s Integrative Model of Talent Development

Françoys Gagné and Gary E. McPherson

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We survey three interlocking talent development models: the Differentiating Model of Giftedness and Talent (DMGT), the Developmental Model for Natural Abilities (DMNA), and their merging into a ... More


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