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Learning and working: double statuses in youth transitions

Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The relevance of double status positions in school-to-work transitions differs greatly between institutional contexts. Dual system students and working students are most frequently found in OLM ... More


Professional Politicians: Towards a Comparative Perspective

Jens Borchert

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

If we are to compare professional politicians in different political systems, we need a conceptual tool that enables us to study functionally equivalent structures and patterns of behaviour in vastly ... More


The integration of young people into the labour market: the role of training systems and labour market regulation

Rolf K. W. van der Velden and Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The integration of young people into the labour market differs considerably between countries. In some countries, young people are smoothly integrated into the labour market, while in others they ... More


Turnout in Context: A Comparison of Member States

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

in People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the cross‐country variations in turnout in European Parliament elections and of variations in the variables associated with turnout. Countries are considered in three groups—high turnout, ... More


The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Jens Borchert and Jürgen Zeiss (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Professional politicians have increasingly come under public attack in most democratic countries, yet they have received surprisingly little systematic attention in political science. This is the ... More


From Developing Curriculum to Designing Experiences

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter orients the reader on how to use the PTD framework to design innovative experiences with technologies for promoting positive youth development. The chapter is of value for implementing ... More


Prologue

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the book's subject, methodology, and aims. Noting limitations in scope and tendency towards abstraction of previous studies, it considers the broader institutional context for ... More


The Clothing Industry in the USA, UK, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses (i) how and why a process of striking economic decline has occurred; (ii) the structure of the industry in each country, taking into account ownership, firm size, capabilities ... More


Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Edmund Amann and John Cantwell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The rise of innovative firms in emerging market economies is an increasingly topical issue. However, the literature has lagged behind in helping us understand this phenomenon. Aiming to shed more ... More


Contributing to the Discipline

Rebecca Todd Peters and Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter situates Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies within the contexts of the institutional and national organizations such as the Council of Undergraduate Research by addressing the ... More


Mapping Advocacy in European Union Multilevel Governance

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter provides an institutional analysis of the European Union. It maps out potential sites of advocacy and identifies important actors within and outside of the European Union that pertain to ... More


Analytical framework

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter outlines the analytical framework of the empirical analysis of the climate change strategies of ExxonMobil, Shell and Statoil. It investigates the factors that determine the strategies ... More


Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Judicial decision-making is ideally impartial. In reality, judges are influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and ... More


Introduction

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the broader institutional and policy context that is affecting the development of refugee community organisations. It presents a summary of the theoretical questions, which are ... More


Collaboration in public services: can service users and staff participate together?

Michelle Farr

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter analyses collaborative forms of participation that involve both users and front-line staff in the process of creating public service improvements and innovations. Often called ... More


Re-framing the Concept of Restriction

Pedro Caro de Sousa

in The European Fundamental Freedoms: A Contextual Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198727729
eISBN:
9780191794070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727729.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter will demonstrate how taking into account considerations arising from studies on the external dimension of EU law improves on existing descriptive models by helping to make sense of the ... More


Constructing knowledge through social interactions: the role of interpersonal trust in negotiating negative institutional conceptions

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter Two further develops the theoretical and conceptual framework introduced in Chapter One, illustrating this in more depth through the qualitative data from interviews with service users and ... More


The Contexts of Change

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers some major elements of the context in which changes in business schools in North America took place. It suggests that the course of the reforms was shaped by the context of the ... More


The Development of the Regulatory Structure

Julia Black

in Rules and Regulators

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262947
eISBN:
9780191682421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262947.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

To gain a deeper analysis of the process of rule making by financial services regulators and their manner of using rules, it is important to take into account the institutional context in which the ... More


Historical Notes on the Trial's Importance

in The Death of the American Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081267
eISBN:
9780226081281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081281.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter, which provides some historical and institutional context about the importance of the trial in the United States, shows that the trial has been an important feature of America's legal ... More


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