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The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More


TEACHING COSMOPOLITAN RIGHT

Rob Reich

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


“MISTRESSES OF THEIR OWN DESTINY”: GROUP RIGHTS, GENDER, AND REALISTIC RIGHTS OF EXIT

Susan Moller Okin

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONS AND THE LIBERAL UNDERSTANDING OF AUTONOMY

Shelley Burtt

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of the four essays in Part II of the book on liberalism and traditionalist education; all four are by authors who would like to find ways for the liberal state to honour the ... More


Cooperation and Organizations

Lee Cronk and Beth L. Leech

in Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154954
eISBN:
9781400845484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154954.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the role that institutions and organizations play in making cooperation possible as we go about our everyday lives. Successful organizations are often the ones that build on the ... More


Immigrants, National Minorities, and Minority Rights

Alan Patten

in Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159379
eISBN:
9781400850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159379.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines a more general problem that arises with respect to minority cultural rights, including both language and self-government rights. The problem arises from the fact that most ... More


Assessing Measurement Equivalence Assessing Measurement Equivalence

Thanh V. Tran

in Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In comparative research — whether it is cross-cultural, cross-national, or multigroup comparison — the assumption of measurement equivalence is crucially important. If nonequivalent measures were ... More


Making a Good Impression

Matt J. Rossano

in Supernatural Selection: How Religion Evolved

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385816
eISBN:
9780199870080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385816.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 presents the first part of religion’s evolutionary story. It is argued that our ancestors went through a critical social transformation sometime between 100,000 and 60,000 years ago and ... More


The Male Flash of Anger: Violent Response to Transgression as an Example of the Intersection of Evolved Psychology and Culture

Daniel M. T. Fessler

in Missing the Revolution: Darwinism for social scientists

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130027
eISBN:
9780199893874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130027.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The male flash of anger illustrates how evolutionary psychology and cultural anthropology provide complementary components in vertically integrated explanations. Anger is a response to transgression ... More


The Policy of Dhamma

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0022
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter investigates why Aśoka Maurya adopted the policy of Dhamma and the purpose it served. It considers the immediate background of the Mauryas, the development of Buddhism at this period, ... More


Mortuary Practices and Cultural Identity at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century in Eastern Tennessee

Lynne P. Sullivan and Michaelyn S. Harle

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Mortuary practices can provide insights into ritual and into differentiation across social dimensions such as gender and status. But just as differences in pottery styles may not correlate directly ... More


Designing and Implementing Culturally Competent Research

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

in Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses issues pertaining to research design and implementation of a culturally competent study from an ethnographic perspective. An ethnographic approach embraces a wide range of ... More


Play in Culture

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the place of play within a variety of human cultures, including modern industrial, pastoral, and foraging cultures. This level of contrast is especially important to the extent ... More


The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

Charles R. Cobb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066196
eISBN:
9780813065151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066196.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book synthesizes the landscape histories of Native Americans in southeastern North America from the arrival of the Spaniards in the sixteenth century to the first decades of the American ... More


Reinventing Cultural Identity in Intergroup Couple Relationships

Jill M. Bystydzienski

in Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter illuminates how the identities of those involved in intergroup domestic partnerships are affected by living daily with someone from another cultural group. Conceiving of identity in ... More


Anlo Cosmology, the Senses, and Practices of Protection

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the argument that local sensorium affects the experience of health and illness. It tries to approach the Anlo traditional religion as a system of the body and as a set of ... More


Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy: Assessing Advantages, Deficiencies, and Risks

Tove H. Malloy, Alexander Osipov, and Balázs Vizi (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198738459
eISBN:
9780191801747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

Non-territorial autonomy (NTA) is a statecraft tool gaining increasing importance in societies that are seeking to accommodate demands by ethno-cultural groups for a voice in cultural affairs ... More


Participation, Pop Music, and the Universal Sound

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the participation of musicians in social movements and cultural groups, and their active involvement in the progressive transformation of Brazilian society in the 1960s. First, ... More


Cooperation and Conflict

Kim Sterelny

in The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262016797
eISBN:
9780262302814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016797.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter defends an essentially individualist model of the evolution of cooperation amongst Pleistocene foragers. The chapter argues that these foragers satisfied the conditions of the “folk ... More


Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In recent years an interest in applying the principles of evolution to the study of culture emerged in the social sciences. Archaeologists and anthropologists reconsidered the role of innovation in ... More


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