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Netherlands: Political Careers between Central Party Dominance and New Pressures

Monique Leijenaar and Kees Niemöller

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the Netherlands, political parties decide on who becomes part of the political class, even if the need for political reform has influenced these recruitment practices and over time the parliament ... More


Gervase Elwes

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gervase Elwes' nature was that of the “perfect gentle knight,” and it was these qualities in him which were at once the strength and the limitations of his art. He had not the wide gamut of musical ... More


What is Character?

Joel J. Kupperman

in Character

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096545
eISBN:
9780199852918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096545.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates character as the fundamental facet of ethics. This book explores, analyzes, and defines character in different ways. Character involves habits and tendencies of thought and ... More


Subjective Age Identity and the Transition to Adulthood: When Do Adolescents Become Adults?

Michael J. Shanahan, Erik J. Porfeli, Jeylan T. Mortimer, and Lance D. Erickson

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

For many decades, scholars held that five transition markers delineated entry into adulthood: completing school, leaving home, beginning one's career, marrying, and becoming a parent. Based on these ... More


What Is Skill?

Francis Green

in Skills and Skilled Work: An Economic and Social Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199642854
eISBN:
9780191808661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199642854.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter proposes a functional concept of skill that builds upon some commonalities and offers a prospect of dialogue and progress in interdisciplinary skills analysis. It first situates skill ... More


Skilled Work and Job Quality

Francis Green

in Skills and Skilled Work: An Economic and Social Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199642854
eISBN:
9780191808661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199642854.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book presents a political economy of skills and skilled work. Drawing on a multidisciplinary framework involving economics, sociology, management, psychology, and political science, it describes ... More


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