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Four Intellectual Traditions in the Study of Public Administration

Jos C.N Raadschelders

in Public Administration: The Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693894
eISBN:
9780191731877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693894.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The many theories-in-use in the study can be categorized according to four main intellectual traditions. Practical wisdom has its roots in antiquity; practical experience dates back to the ... More


Working with volunteers to provide bereavement support to children

Rosie Nicol-harper

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter highlights several issues, challenges, and joys that are encountered when using volunteers to provide bereavement support to children. The discussion takes information from the available ... More


The Spirit World

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on the spirit world, showing that the Yukaghirs hardly give names to spirits and have no neatly ordered system of classification. It then develops an argument that relates this ... More


Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Mia A. M. de Kuijper

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Profit Power Economics brings together cutting-edge economics, network mathematics, and business experience to give readers a clear grasp of the underlying forces that are reshaping our ... More


The Food Quality Paradigm: Alternative Approaches to Food and the Body

Gyorgy Scrinis

in Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the food quality paradigm as an alternative way to determine whether foods are nutritious and healthy based on processing quality, cultural-traditional knowledge, and ... More


A New Type of Standardized Statistical Work

Arunabh Ghosh

in Making It Count: Statistics and Statecraft in the Early People’s Republic of China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691179476
eISBN:
9780691199214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179476.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores early statistical work in the People's Republic of China's (PRC) Northeast, arguing that this work and the practical experience so gained was the foundation upon which the rest ... More


Eligibility of judges

Peter Tochtermann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0145
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Art 19 UPCA provides for a training framework which was included in the Agreement to help to improve the competence of judges and to ensure that knowledge of patent law and the UPC system is widely ... More


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