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Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More


Contrasting Theory and Practice: The World Bank and Social Capital in Rural Mexico

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter continues the emphasis on cross-regional comparison, addressing the role of both transnational and national actors by focusing on World Bank-funded rural development projects. The ... More


Ethics Without Principles

Jonathan Dancy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199270026
eISBN:
9780191601729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book is in three parts. The first part discusses the nature of contributory reasons, set in the more general context of normative theory. It introduces and defends a distinction between reasons ... More


Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Neil Gilbert

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the outgrowth of a large‐scale comparative project on the changing landscape of the welfare state initiated by the author in 1997. In it, it is argued that the changes in welfare policy ... More


Toward the Enabling State

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The four main factors influencing the change from a welfare to an enabling state are discussed. Two of these influences are large‐scale structural changes involving demographic trends and ... More


The Triumph of Capitalism—and Its Discontents

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

On the basis of the analysis of the changes in the welfare state over the last decade of the twentieth century described in the book, the occurrence of a paradigm shift is identified. The relative ... More


Specialization and Systems Integration: Where Manufacture and Services Still Meet *

Keith Pavitt

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263233
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263233.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter argues that the Systems Integration firms are progressively replacing the large, established manufacturing firm, described by Penrose and Chandler, as the major motor of technical change ... More


The OECD as Ideas Diffuser: The Growth of the Global Biotechnology Industry

Monique Centrone

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 11 deals with the OECD and biotechnology. The OECD has taken a clear lead in the industry's development. It has done so by generating an industry discourse starting in 1980. The ... More


Specialization and Systems Integration: Where Manufacture and Services Still Meet *

Keith Pavitt

in The Business of Systems Integration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199263226
eISBN:
9780191718847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263221.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Argues that the Systems Integration firms are progressively replacing the large, established manufacturing firm, described by Penrose and Chandler, as the major motor of technical change in advanced, ... More


Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation

Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, and Ikujiro Nonaka

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126167
eISBN:
9780199848720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126167.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book shows how firms can generate and nurture ideas. Weaving together lessons from such international leaders as Siemens, Unilever, Skandia, and Sony, along with their own first-hand consulting ... More


Conclusion

Hrileena Ghosh

in John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This brief section summarizes the argument of the book, which showed the various ways in which Keats’ creativity found expression in his two careers as a surgeon and a poet, with the interaction ... More


Conclusion

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter brings together the ideas of the book, retaking the themes of a psychological approach to development, The Framework for Enabling Empowerment, Programming for Choice, and policy, and ... More


Learning Machine Translation

Cyril Goutte, Nicola Cancedda, Marc Dymetman, and George Foster (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072977
eISBN:
9780262255097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072977.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

The Internet gives us access to a wealth of information in languages we don’t understand. The investigation of automated or semi-automated approaches to translation has become a thriving research ... More


The Justification of Political Authority

Andres Rosler

in Political Authority and Obligation in Aristotle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251506
eISBN:
9780191602306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251509.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Examines in more detail his main arguments for justifying political authority and obligation, namely the existence of society, the legal enforcement of morality, the role played by political activity ... More


Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Ubiquitous computing (or ubicomp) is the label for a “third wave” of computing technologies. Following the eras of the mainframe computer and the desktop PC, it is characterized by small and powerful ... More


Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Peer Hull Kristensen and Kari Lilja (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book is an original study of why and how Nordic countries by the turn of the century rated at the top on many socio-economic performance indexes. Why did they adapt to globalization and the ... More


Enabling Global Business Transactions: Relational and Legal Mechanisms

Volkmar Gessner

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Cross-border economic activities are embedded either in formal subordination to particular national legal systems, a commitment established and structured by nation states and in practice voluntarily ... More


Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack, and Sarah R. Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590698
eISBN:
9780191731242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590698.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How are causal judgements such as ‘The ice on the road caused the traffic accident’ connected with counterfactual judgements such as ‘If there had not been any ice on the road, the traffic accident ... More


As I Believe

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Reality

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253050
eISBN:
9780191597282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253056.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers and rejects the view that motivating reasons are best specified in psychological form (S's reason was that he believed that . . .) rather than in non‐psychological form (S's reason was that ... More


Developing Comprehensive, Enabling Welfare States for Offensive Experimentalist Business Practices

Peer Hull Kristensen

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes what characterizes an enabling welfare state, identifies its core institutions and how it makes possible distinctive business strategies based on highly autonomous forms of ... More


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