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The Difficulties with Conferring Rights on Shareholders to Litigate

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter inquires into the particular difficulties minority shareholders face where they seek redress against wrongdoing directors. Section 3.2 discusses these problems and Section 3.3 outlines ... More


Multi-level Governance and European Union Regional Policy

IAN BACHE

in Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199259250
eISBN:
9780191600968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259259.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Ian Bache considers the utility of multi‐level governance in relation to the implementation of EU regional policy. This chapter provides an examination of multi‐level governance on its ‘own ground’: ... More


Conducting Large-Scale Population-Based Survey Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter illustrates the conduct of population-based studies by describing the implementation of a large school-based survey of substance use in several Central American countries. The project's ... More


Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Rajendra Chitnis, Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Rhian Atkin, and Zoran Milutinovic (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This volume examines how, why and with what success smaller European literatures – written in less well-known languages from less familiar traditions – endeavour through translation to reach ... More


Holding the Line: Policing the Open Border

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Turns to the counter‐measures to the open border in the fifties, adopted by East German authorities forced to walk a tightrope between repression and liberalization, either of which could accelerate ... More


Scientists Are Human: Implicit Cognition and Researcher Conflict of Interest

Anthony G. Greenwald

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Scientists have conflicts of interest that, operating outside of awareness, cause them to inappropriately favor their preferred theories and disfavor competitors' theories. These conflicts of ... More


Making the News Popular: Mobilizing U.S. News Audiences

Anthony M. Nadler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040146
eISBN:
9780252098345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The professional judgment of gatekeepers defined the American news agenda for decades. This book examines how subsequent events brought on a post-professional period that opened the door for ... More


Conclusion

Charli Carpenter

in Lost Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448850
eISBN:
9780801470363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448850.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the three cases showcased in previous chapters demonstrate that gatekeeper adoption matters, usually occurs after a period of agenda vetting and often doesn't ... More


And the Deaths Go On…

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter discusses the fingerpointing going on in southern Arizona concerning the thousands of migrant deaths that have occurred in the wake of heightened federal border enforcement ... More


Translators as Ambassadors and Gatekeepers: The Case of South Slav Literature

Zoran Milutinović

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter uses the context of Bosnian literature and a case study of one of its leading translator-gatekeepers, Francis R. Jones, to challenge the advocacy of partiality among ... More


Literature as Cultural Diplomacy: Czech Literature in Great Britain, 1918–38

Rajendra Chitnis

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter starts from the premise that the study of cultural diplomacy, dominated by a focus on major world powers since 1945, would be illuminated by a better understanding of the cultural ... More


Strategies for Success? Evaluating the Rise of Catalan Literature

Richard M. Mansell

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter uses an account of the twenty-first century efforts of Catalan literature to break into English-language book markets as a means of examining the opportunities, challenges and strategies ... More


Gatekeeper Failure and Reform: The Challenge of Fashioning Relevant Reforms

John C. Coffee

in Corporate Governance in Context: Corporations, States, and Markets in Europe, Japan, and the US

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199290703
eISBN:
9780191700576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290703.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on an alternative explanation for the wave of accounting and financial reporting irregularities that surfaced in 2001–2002: namely, that the gatekeepers failed. That is, the ... More


Production and Distribution of Knowledge

Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind

in The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198713395
eISBN:
9780191916786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713395.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

We arrive now at the theoretical heart of the book. In Chapters 2 and 3 we describe how the professions are changing. In Chapter 4 we explain these changes ... More


Conclusion : What Future Should We Want?

Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind

in The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198713395
eISBN:
9780191916786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713395.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

In the long run, increasingly capable machines will transform the work of professionals, giving rise to new ways of sharing practical expertise in society. ... More


The Grand Bargain

Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind

in The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198713395
eISBN:
9780191916786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713395.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

There are two possible futures for the professions. The first is reassuringly familiar. It is a more efficient version of what we already have today. On ... More


The Strength of Strong Ties : The Importance of Philos in Organizations

David Krackhardt

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

In 1973, Mark Granovetter proposed that weak ties are often more important than strong ties in understanding certain network-based phenomena. His argument ... More


Designs for Working : Why Your Bosses Want to Turn Your New Office into Greenwich Village

Malcolm Gladwell

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

In the early 1960s, Jane Jacobs lived on Hudson Street, in Greenwich Village, near the intersection of Eighth Avenue and Bleecker Street. It was then, as ... More


A Social Network Perspective on Human Resources Management

Daniel J. Brass

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0019
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

It is, of course, highly appropriate that the study of personnel and human resources management in fact focuses on individuals in organizations; and, it is ... More


Social Media—The New Dinner Table?

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays the predicate for the measures and models in this book. This chapter reviews the growth and impact of the Internet and online social media on the American political system. The ... More


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