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Accountability and Systems Success

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the linkages between accountability and information systems, returning to an example of oil management systems in refineries. It explores in some detail the importance attached ... More


Climate Embodiment

Michael Méndez

in Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300232158
eISBN:
9780300249378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232158.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Examines how activists view the human body as a site of intersection between social, political, and environmental dynamics. Activists understand climate change as an embodied phenomenon that has ... More


Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Gwen Ottinger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Residents of a small Louisiana town were sure that the oil refinery next door was making them sick. As part of a campaign demanding relocation away from the refinery, they collected scientific data ... More


Incessance

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the incessant or non-stop night work in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the mid- to late-1800s. It explains that the spectacle of late nineteenth-century Pittsburgh was created ... More


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