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Amoeba Innovation: The Alternative to Ventures

Robert Kneller

in Bridging Islands: Venture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268801
eISBN:
9780191699283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268801.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

In Japan, it has been more common for new technical opportunities to be exploited by established companies moving into new fields. This chapter examines this phenomenon and tries to explain the ... More


Intrusions: Newcomers

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explains that the elite families were very successful at adopting survival strategies that insured continuity. They were constantly being nudged by newcomers anxious to make their way ... More


Profile of a Landed Elite

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Based on materials supplied in the previous chapters, it is now possible to stand back and draw a profile of the landed elite in three countries over a 340-year span. The composition and structure of ... More


Situating the First Puzzle: Why So Few Migrants and Why So Many?

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Before turning to how relative immobility and chain migration proceed, there is a need to explain how macro-conditions set the stage for ‘Why so few out of most places?’ and ‘Why so many out of very ... More


Migration and Emigration, 1600–1945

Donald M. MacRaild and Malcolm Smith

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Ulster in the seventeenth century was a province of aggressive inward migration. In the succeeding three centuries it was a region of net outward migration. The descendants of the Scottish and ... More


John McGahern

Melvyn Bragg

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This very short chapter works as a sort of homage to McGahern the generous friend, writer and interviewee. Taking as a starting point an interview conducted by Melvyn Bragg for the then newly-formed ... More


Newcomer Innovation in Work Teams

John M. Levine, Hoon-Seok Choi, and Richard L. Moreland

in Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter emphasizes the social nature of newcomer innovation in work teams, focusing on the reciprocal roles that newcomers and oldtimers play in producing innovation. The analysis was based on ... More


Language Contact in Spanish in New York

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Predictions are made regarding groups that should differ in pronoun occurrence rates if language contact is shaping Spanish in New York. Distinctions are made between partially overlapping but ... More


Russell Meriwether Hughes: The Early Years, 1899–1920s

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 begins with the life of the Hughes family, first in Louisville, Kentucky and then in San Antonio, Texas, where the father (known as Russ) died in 1914. La Meri’s birth name was Russell ... More


Performance and Choreography in New York and Beyond (1940–1956) and Jacob’s Pillow (1940s–1970s)

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 begins with information about La Meri’s performances in New York City and on tours—as a soloist and with company members such as her sister Lilian Newcomer, Peter di Falco, Rebecca Harris, ... More


New York, Cape Cod, San Antonio: New Transitions, 1956–1988

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter tells of La Meri’s last years in New York City (1956-1960) and her next new beginning in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with her sister Lilian Newcomer. There, she established a school, Ethnic ... More


Performing Identities on Saint Martin and Sint Maarten

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter clarifies the relationship between the newcomers and the locals. It centers on the small segment of the population that claims autochthony and tries to understand the skillful use of ... More


On Other Shores: When is Separate Inherently Unequal?,

Martha Minow

in In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195171525
eISBN:
9780197565643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195171525.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Even before it was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, Brown v. Board of Education had a global profile. Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal in a work that the Carnegie ... More


Boosterism Breeds Suburbanization: Bunkerton

Cynthia Loula

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a case study of the role of boosterism in the suburbanization process in the rural town of Bunkerton, Illinois. After decades of decline, merchant-led initiatives achieved a ... More


A Shabby, Dying Town: Splitville

Jane B. Tornatore

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a case study of the failure of newcomers to make significant influence on the rural town of Splitville, Illinois. It discusses the struggle between village status groups ... More


Provincialism

Josiah Royce

in Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter defines “provincialism” in two ways: as any social disposition, custom, or form of speech which is characteristic of a province; and the fondness and pride ... More


Getting Started

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson and Graham E. Johnson

in A Chinese Melting Pot: Original People and Immigrants in Hong Kong's First 'New Town'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455898
eISBN:
9789882204331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455898.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the first decades of the twentieth century, Tsuen Wan began its transformation from an impoverished district of Hakka farming and fishing villages to one in which wage labour became available in ... More


Beyond Pioneering: Social Homesteaders as Uneasy Gentrifiers

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter begins by introducing two pioneers as background and contrast to the social homesteaders who are its focus. The first is Fred, a white gay man in his fifties who owns several prominent ... More


Pressured Proletarian Island: Bermondsey

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses Bermondsey, an area of London to the east of London Bridge station and past London's new riverside City Hall. Like Battersea, people in Bermondsey stated that they have seen ... More


Telling Others How to Act

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Harlan’s sudden and successful switch from acting to directing, despite no experience in the latter field. Fortunately for him, the void left by emigrated directors is not as ... More


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