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Is Hong Kong Entrepreneurship Declining?

Wenbin Sun and Siu-lun Wong

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between entrepreneurship and a particular kind of education process termed credentialism. An entrepreneurial spirit is essential to the dynamism of a commercial ... More


Heirs, Corporate Aristocrats, and ‘Meritocrats’: The Social Space of Top CEOs and Chairpersons in India

Jules Naudet, Adrien Allorant, and Mathieu Ferry

in Mapping the Elite: Power, Privilege, and Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491070
eISBN:
9780199097920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491070.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Culture

This chapter proposes an analysis of the social space inhabited by the CEOs and chairpersons of the top 100 Indian companies in 2012, using a Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA). The analysis aims ... More


Public Corporate Security Officers and the Frontiers of Knowledge and Credentialism

Randy K. Lippert and Kevin Walby

in A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202489
eISBN:
9781529202472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202489.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter assesses another new kind of policing and security agent — public corporate security personnel — with attention to the frontiers of security knowledge and credentialism. It considers the ... More


The Rise of the Global University

Andrew Ross

in Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776292
eISBN:
9780814777398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776292.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the impact of globalization on higher education. Higher education has not been immune to the impact of economic globalization. Indeed, its institutions are now on the brink of ... More


Ideology and the Power of Prestige

W. G. Runciman

in Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The cultural changes since his day, by which Defoe would be astonished, include mass literacy, the decline of Christian belief, the relaxation of sexual mores, and perhaps most of all the undermining ... More


Politics of Preparation: The Making of the Nation’s First African American Woman Judge

Jacqueline A. McLeod

in Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036576
eISBN:
9780252093616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036576.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses Jane Bolin's career in the legal profession and the lived experiences that produced her as the nation's first African American woman judge. A member of a small unit of black ... More


The Role of Education

Gerbrand Tholen

in Graduate Work: Skills, Credentials, Careers, and Labour Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198744481
eISBN:
9780191805714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744481.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter assesses whether higher education within the four occupations performs as assumed according to the dominant discourse on graduate labour. The chapter aims to elucidate what the meaning ... More


Easing the Pains of Labor

Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

in Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The worst labor-market fears about innovative dynamism are either unjustified or can be allayed by better policies. Except during the depths of recessions, more jobs are created than destroyed. Job ... More


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