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Open, But How Much? Growth,Conflict, and Institutional Evolution in Open‐Source Communities 1

Juan Mateos-Garcia and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

If ‘open source’ is taken as a practice employed in organizing human knowledge-related activities, it may be applied more broadly than just with software. Wherever it is used this chapter contends ... More


Concluding Reflections

Bryan Frances

in Scepticism Comes Alive

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199282135
eISBN:
9780191602917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282137.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The importance of what was argued in the book was evaluated, with comments on which elements are of lasting significance for epistemology as a discipline. Notions treated include epistemic deference, ... More


Cognitive Distance in and Between Communities of Practice and Firms: Where Do Exploitation and Exploration Take Place, and How Are They Connected?

Bart Nooteboom

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter addresses the question of how communities of different types, such as communities of practice and epistemic communities, relate to the task of organizations to combine exploitation and ... More


Knowing Cognitive Selves

Christine McKinnon

in Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199252732
eISBN:
9780191719288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252732.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that the standard epistemological requirements of impartiality on the part of the knower, and passivity on the part of the thing under investigation, exclude from the purview of ... More


Epistemic Normativity

Catherine Z. Elgin

in True Enough

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Epistemic norms are norms of responsible epistemic agency. They are the norms that would emerge from the deliberations of legislating members of a quasi-Kantian realm of epistemic ends. Such ... More


Political and Epistemic Mobilization

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in The Western Disease: Contesting Autism in the Somali Diaspora

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226545752
eISBN:
9780226772394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772394.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes how the racial formations and public health approaches in Canada and the US differentially inform the content and scope of Somalis’ epistemic communities. The chapter explains ... More


Tourism, Development, and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter introduces the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System (MBRS), a delicate system of coral reefs and mangroves along the coastline of Quintana Roo state in Mexico, threatened by overfishing and ... More


The “Western Disease”

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in The Western Disease: Contesting Autism in the Somali Diaspora

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226545752
eISBN:
9780226772394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772394.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Although autism is a contested illness, the public debate and academic scholarship on autism is skewed toward the experiences of middle-class white people with autism. Challenging this bias, this ... More


Jamaica and the Conservation of Globally Important Bird Habitats

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how the Cockpit Country, a mountainous limestone forest region in the northwestern section of the island, was threatened by the possibility of bauxite mining, which would ... More


Treaty Delegation and the Institutional Structure of Budgetary Surveillance

James D. Savage

in Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter employs principal-agency theory to analyze the crafting of the Treaty's rules on budgetary reference values and the actual delegation of surveillance authority to the European ... More


Knowledge Production in International Law: Forces and Processes

Andrea Bianchi

in International Law's Invisible Frames: Social Cognition and Knowledge Production in International Legal Processes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847539
eISBN:
9780191939822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847539.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How knowledge of international law is produced, by what forces and processes it is shaped, how one can determine what issues are deemed relevant to the field, what questions can be competently raised ... More


The Epistemic Dangers of Context Collapse Online

Karen Frost-Arnold

in Applied Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198833659
eISBN:
9780191872082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833659.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, Karen Frost-Arnold provides a close analysis of the epistemological challenges posed by context collapse in online environments and argues that virtue epistemology provides a helpful ... More


“Epistemic Fit” and the Mobilization of Management Knowledge in Healthcare

Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, Ewan Ferlie, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Louise Fitzgerald, and Jean Ledger

in Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare: Challenges for Management and Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198738237
eISBN:
9780191801686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738237.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the mobilization of management knowledge in healthcare, drawing on six qualitative case studies in a diverse range of settings. Drawing on theory about management knowledge and ... More


Developing the approach: theory and methods

Alex Balch

in Managing Labour Migration in Europe: Ideas, Knowledge and Policy Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080722
eISBN:
9781781701805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080722.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter introduces the theories and concepts that are applied to the case studies of Spain and Great Britain and develops a series of hypotheses regarding the role of ideas and knowledge in ... More


The Globalization of Mountain Issues

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Globalization is part of a contemporary trend toward adopting a planetary scale as a means of emancipation from a primarily national representation of issues. Chapter 8 focuses on how mountains came ... More


Rhetoric and Reality

David W. P. Elliott

in Changing Worlds: Vietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195383348
eISBN:
9780199979172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383348.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers Marxist dreams in a capitalist world. It then considers a balance sheet of the impact of “new thinking” on Vietnam's political and social realities after two decades of reform. ... More


Interpretive Communities in International Law

Michael Waibel

in Interpretation in International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725749
eISBN:
9780191792731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725749.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how the wide range of interpreters in international law affects interpretation. Understanding the role of interpretive communities in the interpretive process—an influence that ... More


Countervailing Forces

D. G. Webster

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029551
eISBN:
9780262329972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029551.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

While genuine conservation measures tend to be a last resort the increasing number of fisheries crises in the 2nd half of the 20th century led to numerous innovations in fisheries management and the ... More


Emerging theoretical frameworks for global health governance

Evelyne de Leeuw, Belinda Townsend, Erik Martin, Catherine M. Jones, and Carole Clavier

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The shift from an international to a global world order has substantially transformed how health is produced at the global level and, consequently, how health can be regulated at the global level. ... More


Ideas, Beliefs, and Policy Linkages: Lessons from Food, Water, and Energy Policies

Peter M. Haas and Casey Stevens

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyzes how topics are identified for the SDGs, the prospects for effective linkages between the individual topics, and longer term learning about managing complex issues. It compares ... More


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