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The Digital Divide in a Global Perspective

Manuel Castells

in The Internet Galaxy: Reflections on the Internet, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199255771
eISBN:
9780191698279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255771.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter begins by evaluating the different meanings of the digital divide, as well as their interaction with social sources of inequality by stating available information on the United States, ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


Varieties, Taxonomies, and Definitions

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter attempts to define Pentecostalism/s, in view of the fact that definitions are often static and prone to generating confusion. The study of Pentecostalism is a developing field, and this ... More


Local and Global Outlooks

Louisa Gairn

in Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter reveals that the development of ecologically-sensitive local and global perspectives in the work of Hugh MacDiarmid, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, and others in the inter-war years was a ... More


Incorporation and Identity in the Making of the Modern World

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter analyzes the need to understand the social processes of identity-making and identity-unmaking as responses to historically unfolding processes. These processes are discussed as emanating ... More


Introduction

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide: Back to essentials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426413
eISBN:
9781447303176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter talks about the evolution of and attitudes towards social security. It starts by identifying the various global trends that have been impacting all kinds of societal ... More


Using Japan to Think Globally: The Natural Subject of History and Its Hopes

Julia Adeney Thomas

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter explains how Japan, demographically and in other ways, provides a global perspective about the future in relation to the national past. It first considers some of the critical ... More


Diverse Perspectives on Tidal Marshes: An Introduction

Joy B. Zedler

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Despite their limited global area, tidal marshes support exceptionally high biodiversity, because their aquatic matrix is continually on the move. River flooding and tides change inundation and ... More


Introduction: Global Perspectives on Orchestras

Tina K. Ramnarine

in Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199352227
eISBN:
9780199352258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199352227.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This Introduction outlines various examples of ensemble performance to highlight diverse practices in the world of orchestras. It poses a fundamental question: What is an orchestra? It raises issues ... More


Introduction: Global Justice and Bioethics

Joseph Millum and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introduction begins with two simple case studies that reveal a background of socio-economic complexities that hinder development. The availability of healthcare and the issue of cross-border ... More


Opening Remarks to the Jesuit Justice Conference, June 18, 2009

Rev. Jeffrey SJ Von Arx

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this Chapter, the reader hears the challenges presented by Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S. J. as he opened the conference at Fairfield University, “Transforming the World and Being Transformed.” ... More


The State of Seabird Island Ecology: Current Synthesis and Global Outlook

M.S. Durrett and C.P.H. Mulder

in Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735693
eISBN:
9780190267803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735693.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter summarizes the key points of each chapter and highlights vital lessons learned from reviews and comparative analyses of systems across the globe. It offers general recommendations for ... More


Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Kersti Yllö and M. Gabriela Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context presents the first analysis of rape in marriage in cross-cultural perspective. Previous scholarship on marital rape has been ... More


Religious Understanding in a Contemporary Global Context

Keith Ward

in New Models of Religious Understanding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796732
eISBN:
9780191837968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796732.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Human evaluations in religion, as in the arts, history, morality, politics, and philosophy, differ widely, in part because of different personal experiences, social histories, and forms of education. ... More


The Global System: Interacting and Adapting

David J. Gerber

in Competition Law and Antitrust

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198727477
eISBN:
9780191793622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198727477.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter relates the pieces of the competition law world to each other. It presents individual laws, institutions, experiences, and influences as parts of a whole—an interactive and adaptive ... More


Defining Hate Crime Internationally: Issues and Conundrums

Jon Garland and Corinne Funnell

in The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785668
eISBN:
9780191827730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Hate crime is a phenomenon that has received increasing global recognition as an important social problem. Yet, despite this positive development there appears to be a lack of understanding of ... More


Trivializing Climate Change

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

in Reviving Rationality: Saving Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Sake of the Environment and Our Health

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197539446
eISBN:
9780197539477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539446.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Trump administration has, at every turn, taken actions to reverse the climate progress achieved during the Obama administration, moving to repeal or significantly roll back three significant ... More


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