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The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Stefan Tengblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses one of the most central issues in the field of management and answers the following questions: What do managers actually do at work? How do they tackle their responsibilities and ... More


Fighting Bureaucratic Inertia, 1956–1960

David Hamilton Golland

in Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In many cases, one would not be able to get a job, particularly in construction sites, if one was not a member of any union. However, one would not be able to become a member without having ... More


A California Detour on the Road to Italy: The Hubcap Ranch, the Napa Valley, and Italian American Identity

Laura E. Ruberto

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Hubcap Ranch, located in the heart of Pope Valley, near Napa, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Constructed by Emanuele “Litto” Damonte, the Hubcap Ranch is one of at ... More


Conclusion: Beyond the Housing Campaign that “Shook The World”

Christine Varga-Harris

in Stories of House and Home: Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453076
eISBN:
9781501701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453076.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter examines the film, Cherëmushki, which portrays the corruption in the housing distribution system. In the film, the senior housing administrator Drebednev personifies the abuse ... More


“La forme d’une ville”: The Urban Diary

Ross Chambers

in An Atmospherics of the City: Baudelaire and the Poetics of Noise

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265848
eISBN:
9780823266739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265848.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The contemporary journalistic genre of the collectively written “urban diary” as an accumulation of anecdotes over time suggests that Baudelaire’s prose-poem collection functions as the ... More


Becoming Archaeologist: Scale and Scalability

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

in Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Once again, the book returns to the semi-fictional narratives that structure Chapters 3 and 5. This time, our focus shifts from the semi-fictional story of Student X to a wider cast of people and ... More


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