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A New Center

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how the 1972 election marked a key moment in moving the Democratic Party's center of gravity toward suburbanites on Route 128 and away from its traditional urban union base. As ... More


Toward a Body of Knowledge

Georges Romme

in The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737735
eISBN:
9780191801266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737735.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The challenge of developing a professional body of knowledge is explored in this chapter. First, the notion of “knowledge” is explored, by drawing on Aristotle’s categorization of knowledge as well ... More


Can complexity in welfare professionals’ work be handled with standardised professional knowledge?

Lars Evertsson, Björn Blom, Marek Perlinski, and Devin Rexvid

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Complexity in professional work is often discussed in relation to the professional body of knowledge. There is a tendency to relate professional success, problems and shortcomings to flaws and ... More


Technology and Social Work

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Here I start from the previous chapter’s attention to social work science and history and move from a wide-angle view to look at specific issues and challenges for social work. A brief excursion ... More


The Fin-de-Siècle Detective: ‘But My Job Don’t End There’

Caroline Reitz

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter re-examines late nineteenth-century detective fiction. It challenges views of the genre as a conservative phenomenon that reassures its readers by exposing and then vanquishing threats ... More


The Cultural Construction of Class: Knowledge and the Labor Process

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies the films Do the Right Thing and Working Girl, which exemplify the “no exit” and “only exit” scenarios of the lives of working-class men and women. The problem for most ... More


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