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Multinationals and National Business Systems: A ‘Power and Institutions’ Perspective

Anthony Ferner and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter presents a conceptual framework for understanding the cross-national transfer of human resource management and employment relations policies in US multinationals. The framework draws on ... More


Work and Employment Relations in the Smaller Component Subcontractors: Distinctive Pressures and Contrasting Trajectories

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the evolution of management policies and work and employment relations in two smaller Japanese sub-contractors. Both firms were tightly constrained by customer-supplier ... More


Japanese and British Management: Alliances and Antagonisms

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the organization and activities of management within these Japanese subsidiaries, and how local managers responded to Japanese innovations in work organization and employment ... More


Therapeutic Clientship: Belonging in Uganda’s Projectified Landscape of AIDS Care

Susan Reynolds Whyte, Michael A. Whyte, Lotte Meinert, and Jenipher Twebaze

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the micropolitics of HIV/AIDS care in Uganda—the ways in which social networks are produced, expanded, and cultivated in efforts to access health programs and the associated ... More


Political Reform

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson

in Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152684
eISBN:
9781400840526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152684.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter takes some steps toward integrating endogenous political reform into the core model. A general finding is that forces that lead to political stability generally reduce the motives of ... More


A Theory of Quotidian Politics

Michael Hanchard

in Party/Politics: Horizons in Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176247
eISBN:
9780199851003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176247.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 further develops the concepts of micro- and macropolitics, situating them in a political continuum, and developing a broader theory of quotidian politics, the politics of daily life. The ... More


Kohlhaas/Coalhouse: Race, Foreigners, and States of Exception

Michael Hanchard

in Party/Politics: Horizons in Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176247
eISBN:
9780199851003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176247.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter charts the space between micro- and macropolitics in literary form, though the comparison of a short story and a novel. Kohlhaas in Heinrich Von Kleist's short story is about a man who ... More


Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Through a comparative analysis of American and British community development since 1968, this book aims to examine how key political and policy debates social justice and social welfare and how it ... More


Immanence and Micropolitics: Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Deleuze

Christian Gilliam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417884
eISBN:
9781474435178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417884.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Christian Gilliam argues that a philosophy of ‘pure’ immanence is integral to the development of an alternative understanding of ‘the political’; one that re-orients our understanding of the self ... More


Toward Critical Social Practices: Hermeneutics, Poetics, and Micropolitics in Community Mental Health

Marcelo Pakman

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the sources of strain for community-based practitioners historically, and how an understanding of the “poetics” and “micropolitics” of practice currently can help in the actual ... More


The Micro-Politics of Mental Deficiency

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses issues relevant to the micropolitics of the mental deficiency problem in Great Britain during the 1930s. It examines the extent ... More


Introduction: An Anthropology of Science Making and Policymaking

Susan Greenhalgh

in Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the one-child policy in China, which is considered as one of the most troubling social policies of all time, first examining the epistemic approach to policymaking and then ... More


Consuming Women: Consumption, Sexual Politics, and the Dangers of Mixing

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates that nunhood and “prostitution” came to be negatively marked as ambiguous gender statuses, focusing on sexuality as a way to further investigate reform-era national ... More


Micropolitical Associations

Ralf Krause and Marc Rölli

in Deleuze and Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that micropolitics is not a politics in miniature but a concern with the multiplicity of flows which traverse individuals and social wholes – flows that do not correspond with ... More


Introduction: Childcare on Trial

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book which is about the micropolitics of the so-called shadow mothers, nannies or au pairs. This book's close examination of commodified ... More


Untangling the Mother-Nanny Knot

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the micropolitics of nannies. Across the childcare spectrum, caregivers seek to be valued with both fair pay and recognition for ... More


Radical social work and service users: a crucial connection

Peter Beresford

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Social work is an activity that is essentially about relationships. The relationship of ultimate importance for social work, which defines its role, process, and raison d'être, is that between it and ... More


Ethnic Nationalism, Globalization, and the Future of Transborder Membership Politics

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conclusion recapitulates the book’s five main theoretical arguments. It shows how each chapter highlights the fundamentally political, performative, and constitutive nature of transborder ... More


Martin Heidegger: Individual and Collective Responsibility

W. S. K. Cameron

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

W.S.K. Cameron argues that Martin Heidegger’s most ecologically oriented works, such as “The Question Concerning Technology,” diagnose modernity’s problematic will to “enframe” nature – i.e., control ... More


Too Many or Too Few Human Rights?

Upendra Baxi

in The Future of Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690439
eISBN:
9780199081059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690439.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Do we have too many human rights enunciations, resulting in overproduction of human rights standards and norms? What ‘politics of production’ and ‘production of politics’ informs human rights ... More


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