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The current state of vocational rehabilitation services

Joanne Ross (ed.)

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

‘Vocational rehabilitation’ is used as an umbrella term to describe a wide range of processes and interventions that enable people with a health condition, injury or disability to enter, return to or ... More


A Cult of “Science”

Gary Alan Fine

in Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and the Culture of Prediction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226249520
eISBN:
9780226249544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249544.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

What does it mean to be a meteorological scientist and how is this claim linked to the microculture of groups of meteorologists? Forecasters are assigned different tasks and define their occupation ... More


Fullones and Roman society

Miko Flohr

in The World of the Fullo: Work, Economy, and Society in Roman Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199659357
eISBN:
9780191750618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659357.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the way in which their involvement in fulling shaped the social lives of the fullers of Roman Italy. It includes a discussion of the everyday contacts of fullers at work with ... More


Preservice Music Teacher Preparation for the Conductor-Educator Role

Margaret H. Berg

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter begins with a description of a respected ensemble teacher and program that is an example of Yinger’s teaching as a conversation of practice metaphor. Recent critiques of ensemble ... More


Identity: The Struggle to Stay Afloat

Jill Ann Harrison

in Buoyancy on the Bayou: Shrimpers Face the Rising Tide of Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450747
eISBN:
9780801465796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450747.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on those who remained fishers. It highlights how their loyalty to their way of life is grounded in a rich Cajun cultural history and constructed with great respect to family ... More


Loss: Jumping Ship for Higher Ground

Jill Ann Harrison

in Buoyancy on the Bayou: Shrimpers Face the Rising Tide of Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450747
eISBN:
9780801465796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450747.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on those who left the shrimp industry behind and examines what is lost when meaningful occupational identities are traded for others. In the face of industrial decline, shrimpers ... More


Introduction: Computer Revolutionaries

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the history of computer software and the intersection between the history of software and the larger social history of the ... More


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