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Introduction

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter discusses alter-globalization movements in the late 1990s, criticizing the commonly held belief that neoliberal globalization would hollow out trade unions, undermine state ... More


The World Health Organization between North and South

Nitsan Chorev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched numerous programs aimed at improving health conditions around the globe. In setting global health priorities and carrying out initiatives, ... More


Choose Actionable Problems that Address Civic, Business, and Global Priorities

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Contributing to research by solving contemporary civic problems, often with business partners, has an attractive dual-use or twin-win appeal for many researchers. Dealing with real-world problems and ... More


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