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The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Kirsten Haack

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental ... More


Connecting the Dots: What Caused Divergence?

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The sources of economic divergence lie in their divergent levels and types of economic specialization. Specialization is caused by many forces, including lucky breakthroughs in technology, particular ... More


Dynamics of Organizational Practices and Identities

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter builds on the model of microfoundations elaborated in Chapter 4 to develop a model of how different kinds of social interaction — for example decision making, sense making, and ... More


Finding and Maintaining Employment: Lessons from Workplace Nondiscrimination Measures in High-Income Countries

Susanne M. Bruyère and Sara A. Van Looy

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores ways to measure the effect that different workplace policies and practices have on the ability of individuals with disabilities to enter and subsequently remain in the labor ... More


Reconciling Global and Local

Sarah S. Stroup

in Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter argues that national origin plays a critical role in determining how international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) raise funds, embrace professionalism, engage in ... More


School Culture Rituals and Ceremonies

Meenakshi Thapan

in Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

School culture is based on values and norms which, in the Rishi Valley School, are derived from two kinds of practice that are constitutive of school life: organizational practice and discursive ... More


The Diversity List

Jessica M. Barron and Rhys H. Williams

in Urban Church Imagined: Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479877669
eISBN:
9781479802371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877669.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Another part of the urban imaginary is the assumption that cities are full of diverse people. Racial diversity is, for many, part of the urban culture to be consumed—a new and valued experience. And ... More


Communication Expertise as Organizational Practice: Competing Ideas about Communication in the Market for Solutions

Mark Aakhus, Punit Dadlani, Ralph A. Gigliotti, Christine Goldthwaite, Allie Kosterich, and Surabhi Sahay

in Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses expertise as an organizational practice, and applies this perspective by considering organizations that compete to provide expert communication services. Using grounded ... More


Conclusion

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarises the argument of the book and returns to the questions about global order raised in the introduction from the perspective of the sociology of fields of specialised practice. It ... More


In the Shadow of the New Deal: Reconfiguring the Roles of Government and Charity, 1928–1940

Elisabeth S. Clemens

in Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The encounter of the New Deal with the world of private charity was not one of progressive evolution or succession but rather an intensified contradiction followed by a novel synthesis that would ... More


1.1 The Long Now of Cyberinfrastructure

Geoffrey C. Bowker, Paul N. Edwards, Steven J. Jackson, and Cory P. Knobel

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In advanced industrialized countries, academic scientists and funding agencies have been trying to develop new forms of “e-science” or “cyberinfrastructure,” the set of organizational practices, ... More


Collapse and the Experience of Politics

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the consequences of party-system collapse for how voters in Peru and Venezuela think about government and politics. It analyzes the link among the constituent parts of the ... More


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