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Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Robert Grosse and Luiz F. Mesquita (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In many discussions of globalization and growth, attention focuses on Asia, notably China, South Korea, and India. In contrast, this book looks at business developments in another key emerging market ... More


Some Aspects of Structure: Examination of Form and Possible Presence of the Fibonacci Series

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces musical elements relating to large-scale structure in the work, through to the micro-level of numbers of beats and measures, to serve possible larger predetermined frameworks. ... More


Introduction

Emily Erikson

in Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the volume's main argument: that a decentralized organizational structure—constructed through the combination of private and Company trade—was the central pillar of the English ... More


Why Micro Matters

Jere R. Behrman

in Population Matters: Demographic Change, Economic Growth, and Poverty in the Developing World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244072
eISBN:
9780191595974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244073.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that a micro perspective is essential for many questions regarding population change and economic development. It presents some fundamentals for thinking about population change ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

While there is no doubt that Muslims of India, as a whole, lag behind other religious communities in the sphere of education as in other aspects of life, the ways in which their educational ... More


The Taming of New York's Washington Square: A Wild Civility

Erich Goode

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479878574
eISBN:
9781479872718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878574.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book addresses the matter of how social audiences, both formal agents of social control (the NYPD and the Park Enforcement Control) and the ordinary, everyday park-goer, react when they ... More


Changing Childbirth Customs

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The shift towards macro-centered maternity care was not merely about improved safety in childbirth, a more complex situation is unravelled in chapter 13. Hopes for progress and inclusion and equality ... More


Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

David Leon and Gill Walt (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book raises new and critical issues about health inequalities. It provides an international perspective on this problem, with contributions from the developed and developing world. The outcome ... More


Names, Identity and Conflict

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter deals with the link between names and three notions in the social world: Self, identity, and conflict. Dealing with three categories of names: personal names, toponyms or place names, and ... More


Conclusion

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

in Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196114
eISBN:
9781400890354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196114.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This concluding chapter revisits the various types of insights that the study of justice in misdemeanorland offers to our sociological understanding about legal organizations. It also addresses how ... More


Questions and Answers Following the Lectures

Alan B. Krueger

in What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism - 10th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196077
eISBN:
9781400888979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196077.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines several questions as well as the author's answers following the lectures covered in the previous chapters. The topics are based on the lectures themselves, from the micro-level ... More


Income Distribution, Inequality Perceptions, and Redistributive Preferences in European Countries

István György Tóth and Tamás Keller

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses how redistributive preference relates to actual income and to its distribution. For measuring redistributive preference a composite index is developed using public opinion ... More


Gilding the ghetto again? Community development approaches to tackling health inequalities

Carpenter Mick

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the history and contemporary experience of local action and community development in Great Britain and its role in reducing health inequalities. It describes broad alternative ... More


A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Patricia Justino, Tilman Brück, and Philip Verwimp (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book presents an innovative new analytical framework for understanding the dynamics of violent conflict and its impact on people and communities living in contexts of violence. Bringing together ... More


The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Debarati Guha-Sapir and Indhira Santos (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Natural disasters, in particular climate related ones, are increasing in frequency. Along with this, their socio economic impacts have doubled or even tripled. These trends present important ... More


Epilogue

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The epilogue brings hope of positive change as the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology work on common ground to solve the pressing issues of ... More


Global policies and local practice in the ethical recruitment of internationally trained health human resources

Vivien Runnels, Corinne Packer, and Ronald Labonté

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter reports a multilevel framework for understanding the recruitment of foreign health care professionals, consisting of the global or macro-level; the national, single country or ... More


Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More


Management Strategies in Transnational Workspaces

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 combines institutional theory with strategic perspectives drawn from the sociology of organizations to examine how industrial relations actors “enact” EU rules at the micro-level of the ... More


Fighting unemployment on large housing estates: an example from Sweden

Iván Tosics, Lars Pettersson, and Eva Öresjö

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines local practices for fighting unemployment on large housing estates in Jönköping, Sweden. The evaluations of the employment project in Jönköping show that micro-level policies ... More


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