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Changes at the Top: The Antecedents of Executive Turnover and Succession

Sydney Finkelstein, Donald C. Hambrick, and Albert A. Cannella

in Strategic Leadership: Theory and Research on Executives, Top Management Teams, and Boards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195162073
eISBN:
9780199867332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162073.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter begins with a broad introduction to the concept of CEO succession. In the first major section, it discusses the drivers of executive succession, focusing on several important antecedents ... More


Authors at Play: Nat Gould Leads the Field

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Conventional literary histories ignore the extent to which sport has been a source of human drama quite as much as love, politics, war, religion, crime, and adventure. This chapter redresses that ... More


Sport

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses a popular physical recreation: sports. Several sports became popular during the Renaissance. Bat and ball sports, animal sports, and horse-racing all gained popularity during ... More


The Sporting Life

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the history both of national sports, those broadly representative of society as a whole: cricket, football, rugby, horse-racing, and fishing, and of ‘sectarian’ sports, whose ... More


Worldly Pleasures: Plays, Shows, Sports

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the regime's attitude to the theatre, to elite pursuits such as hunting, hawking and horse-racing, and to sports, games, and festive revelry. It examines how far plays and shows ... More


Racing’s Public Spaces

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines embodied, situated practices of horse racing in its uses of public space, starting with an historical overview of how the physical and social structures of contemporary horse ... More


The Internet and Interactive Television

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the growth of networked in-home interactive media by focusing on its use in the spaces of horse racing. Economic, technological, and legal issues are of particular importance in ... More


The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Pellom McDaniels III

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy explores the extraordinary life and career of one of the nineteenth century's most important exemplars of African American potentiality. Murphy ... More


Conclusion

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter emphasizes several concluding remarks. It pinpoints a few interesting points for criticism, such as the omission of horse-racing and fighting sports. The chapter highlights the fact that ... More


A Killing Spree and a Hanging Tree

Maryjean Wall

in How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126050
eISBN:
9780813135410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126050.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Longfellow was bred and born in Kentucky and a horseman would have called him Roman nosed in the parlance of the turf. John Harper, the owner, called him the best thing ever on four hooves. Harper ... More


Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Holly Kruse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Horse racing has played a significant role in the development and use of new media technologies and media spaces. With the beginning of modern horse racing in the nineteenth century, racetracks ... More


Introduction

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter introduces the idea that the spaces of horse racing have long been mediated spaces, and that the racing industry helped pioneer the development of communication and information networks. ... More


Off-Track Betting, Media Use, and Social Interaction

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter is primarily an observational analysis of the uses of multiple interactive technologies in public settings. Technology is embedded in complicated networks of social and economic ... More


Reflections

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The final chapter uses observations about technology, space, networks, and social interaction to argue that horse racing has been key in the development of communication and information networks, of ... More


Sport and Ireland: A History

Paul Rouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745907
eISBN:
9780191808685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745907.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book presents a history of sport in Ireland—it is located within Irish political, social, and cultural history, and within the global history of sport. There are aspects of Ireland’s sporting ... More


John Harold Plumb, 1911–2001

David Cannadine

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

Sir John Plumb was a commanding figure, both within academe and also far beyond. He was as much read in the United States as in the United Kingdom; he was a great enabler, patron, fixer and ... More


Rupp on the Rise and Rubinstein’s Wine: Entertainment in a Barbaric Age

Richard E. Holl

in Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813165639
eISBN:
9780813166674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165639.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Entertainment provided Kentuckians with a break from the war. Sporting events, music, and movies allowed people to escape from wartime work and worries for at least a few hours. They welcomed the ... More


Party Competition and News Coverage of European Parliament Elections

Chris Hanretty and Susan Banducci

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While the attention paid by the news media to European Parliamentary elections has increased, the chapter asks whether the nature of news coverage has changed. In particular, as coverage has ... More


The Domestication of Horse Race Betting

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the penetration of communication technologies into private space, especially interactive gambling technologies. Technologies of mass entertainment have traditionally met with ... More


The Modernization of Irish Sport: 1800–1880

Paul Rouse

in Sport and Ireland: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745907
eISBN:
9780191808685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745907.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The nineteenth century transformed how people played sport in Ireland. Before 1850 change was steady, but in the second half—and particularly after 1870—it gathered remarkable pace. By the late ... More


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