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Professionalism

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter illustrates how accountants' conception of professionalism has been eroded both by the idea of the accountant as a technical expert, and by the competing imperative of commercialism in ... More


The “Paul Whiteman of the Race”

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The early Henderson band's work has held a problematic place in jazz history. The group performed a wide variety of material, and this led some jazz critics, notably Hugues Panassié, to conclude ... More


Conclusion

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


The Economics of Ecstasy: The Economic Hierarchy and Business Tactics of the Kartābhajās

Hugh B. Urban

in The Economics of Ecstasy: Tantra, Secrecy and Power in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139020
eISBN:
9780199834778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513902X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Discusses the more problematic aspects of Kartābhajā secrecy as a potential strategy of elitism and economic exploitation. The central ambivalence over religion and economics at the very heart of the ... More


Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

S. A. Skinner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the conventional view of tractarianism as an episode in church history, and the assumption that tractarians had little interest in the social condition of England. It argues ... More


For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Are colleges and universities in a period of unprecedented disruption? Is a bachelor's degree still worth the investment? What, exactly, is higher education good for? This book challenges the ... More


Rethinking Innocence

Gary Cross

in The Cute and the Cool: Wondrous Innocence and Modern American Children's Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156669
eISBN:
9780199868254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156669.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Innocence may define the modern child, but it has done so with great ambiguity. One version of the innocent presumes virginal sanctity in the spontaneous child, the other, a vulnerable but malleable ... More


Sources of Tractarian Criticism

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book makes systematic use of two neglected, though rich, sources for tractarian thought. The first is the British Critic, a quarterly periodical rapidly established by John Henry Newman as the ... More


The Commercial Spirit: ‘The worship of Mammon’

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at tractarian criticism of the commercial spirit — ‘the worship of Mammon’ — and of the industrialism and economic individualism that threatened paternal social structures in ... More


Conclusion

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book concludes that the social and political commentary which emerges from attention to tractarianists' neglected polemic, and to its customarily secondary figures, was an organic element of ... More


‘A Body Without a Head’: Culture Shock in Dickens's American Notes (1842)

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter differs from existing readings by explaining Dickens's change of heart about America in terms that go beyond the autobiographical, and in a way that sees his various quarrels with ... More


The Debate Over Media Concentration and Ownership

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

A major debate has been unfolding in the United States and around the world over media concentration and its implications. This book is a study of the American mass media and information sector over ... More


The Changing Concept of the Ideal Physician

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the changing concept of the ideal physician. It begins by presenting four points in relation to the changes in the character of physicianship, before moving on to discussing ... More


Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Martin Brückner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the rise of maps as a best-selling media platform wielding unprecedented cultural influence in America between 1750 and 1860. During this period, maps became affordable for first ... More


Commercialism and Violence

Richard Holt

in Sport and the British: A Modern History

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852298
eISBN:
9780191670541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852298.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the development of professional sports and the emergence of sports commercialism and violence in Great Britain. The mass media has played a significant role in the growth of ... More


Young People and Old Mountains: Commercialism and Conservationism Tangle in the Alps

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter three moves the narrative forward to the early twentieth century when fears about mountaineering’s environmental impact revealed the inherent conflicts of nature tourism. Two divergent trends ... More


Selling Chineseness and Marketing Chinese New Year: Corporate Sponsorship, Television Broadcasts, and Counter Memory

Chiou-Ling Yeh

in Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the rise of the Pacific Rim economy, the restructuring of global economies, the image of wealthy immigrants, and the prevailing model minority narrative, Chinese Americans became “dream ... More


At Home in the City: First-Class Urban Hotels, 1850–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains that most Americans wealthy enough to travel for pleasure in the mid-nineteenth century stayed only at the best city hotels, for lodging at a “first-class” hostelry was “a ... More


“Why Not Visit Chicago”: Tour Companies and City Business Organizations, 1870–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the startling juxtaposition of an American city, less than one hundred years old and notorious for its vulgar commercialism, to two of the great capitals of Europe, which ... More


Commerce and Globalization

Lisa Odham Stokes

in Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099708
eISBN:
9789882207257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099708.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Grounded mainly on the historic aspects of Mainland ties and the country's colonial and post-colonial relations between Britain, Hong Kong cinema during the period between the 1980s and the 1990s was ... More


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