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Origins of International Accounting Harmonization

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter shows how internationalism gripped the accountancy profession, and its leadership, in a number of countries during the 1960s. Accounting practice differed significantly around the world, ... More


Investigating the Experience of Temporary Workers

Thomas Rigotti, David E. Guest, Michael Clinton, and Gisela Mohr

in Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the key features of the research on which the book is based. The research was conducted in six European countries and Israel as a comparator. It involved over 200 organizations ... More


Simon Frederick Peter Halliday 1946–2010

ADAM ROBERTS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Fred Halliday was a writer, teacher and public intellectual whose work spanned two closely related fields: the post-colonial societies of the Middle East; and international relations. His first major ... More


Going Global

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines Cornell University's efforts to expand its global reach between 1995 and 2015; in the words of President Frank H. T. Rhodes, Cornell strove to become “the land grant university ... More


Qom Alumni in Indonesia: Their Role in the Shiʿi Community

Zulkifli

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses how returnees from al Mustafa International University, including those from the International Centre for Islamic Studies, its preceding institution, have played a significant ... More


Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Ian Buchanan and Adrian Parr

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book joins the pragmatic philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to current affairs. The twelve new essays in the volume use a contemporary context to think through and with Deleuze. Engaging the here and ... More


The Evolution of “Area Studies” in Japan: The Impact of Global Context and Institutional Setting

Lonny E. Carlile

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the evolution of area studies in Japan from the nineteenth century on and looks at how changing geopolitical considerations and institutional reforms have shaped contemporary ... More


Sustainable Critique and Critical IR Theory: Against Emancipation

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How does sustainable critique differ from other appropriations of Frankfurt school social theory—the focus of “third” and “fourth” debate—into IR? The answer lies in differentiating the work of ... More


The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book examines folklore collections compiled by British colonial administrators, military men, missionaries, and women in the British colonies of Africa, Asia, and Australia between 1860 and ... More


Generalizability of IPS

Robert E. Drake, Gary R. Bond, and Deborah R. Becker

in Individual Placement and Support: An Evidence-Based Approach to Supported Employment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199734016
eISBN:
9780199949755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734016.003.0026
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the generalizability of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) across diverse populations, settings, communities, and nations. The crux of generalizing is this: does the ... More


Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores citizens’ perceptions and experiences of security threats in contemporary Britain, drawing on perspectives from International Security Studies and Political Psychology. The ... More


Between contextuality and comparability: a dilemma in qualitative comparative case studies

Pål Repstad

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter illustrates the challenge of obtaining notably rich data from the respective localities, while at the same time being able to draw effective and insightful comparisons. Comparative case ... More


The Palestinian zakat committees 1993–2007 and their contested interpretations

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter was published in 2008, shortly after the decision of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank to reorganize some 90 zakat committees and bring them under central control. The chapter ... More


The discovery of Gandhi

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies Alexander's travels abroad, which eventually led him to his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, and starts with a section on Alexander's lectureship on international studies at ... More


Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay introduces the reader to the contents of the book, Global Perspectives on the United States, as well as to The International Forum for U.S. Studies (IFUSS) through whose work and ... More


Islamic charities, Faith Based Organizations and the international aid system

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines the historical background of the growth of Islamic charities over the last few decades, and of Faith Based Organizations in general. It also discusses the humanitarian ... More


Culture and crying

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter shows how culture may influence crying. For a good understanding of the effects of culture on crying, a distinction must be made between crying in intimate settings and crying in public ... More


The “Good Warriors” and the “Good Refugee”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter shows how popular narratives of Vietnamese refugees have been deployed to rescue the Vietnam War for Americans. It asserts that studies of Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese refugees are ... More


Parsnips and Orchids Side by Side: A View from the Classroom

Suzanne M. Wilson

in California Dreaming: Reforming Mathematics Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094329
eISBN:
9780300127539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094329.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses mostly on the activities inside the classroom. In the late 1980s, for example, Andrew Porter and his colleagues at Michigan State University conducted a large-scale study of ... More


Reforming International Organizations in the Shadow of Fragmentation

Tine Hanrieder

in International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198705833
eISBN:
9780191775246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter introduces the book’s puzzle, core arguments, and methods. It describes the emergence of two pathologies within the World Health Organization (WHO)—its regionalization and its growing ... More


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