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Constructing the Local: Migration and Cultural Geography in the Indian Brass Band Trade

Gregory D. Booth

in Theorizing the Local: Music, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331370
eISBN:
9780199868087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines spatial mappings of the commercial brass band tradition in India that reflect changes to traditional socioprofessional organization in the processional music trade after 1947. ... More


Neighbourhood network in palliative care, Kerala, India

Dr Suresh Kumar

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses palliative care programmes in the south Indian state of Kerala, specifically the Neighbourhood Network in Palliative Care (NNPC). This programme recruits volunteers from the ... More


Issues and implications

Alison Gilchrist

in The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores key issues and dilemmas associated with a networking approach to community development, and highlights some implications for policy and practice. As practitioners, people ... More


Learning About Reform

David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

in Learning Policy: When State Education Reform Works

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089479
eISBN:
9780300133349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089479.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the nature and extent of influences on learning by examining the instruments that policymakers used to urge teachers to learn. It first discusses the survey on which the ... More


Residential child care in a continuum of care

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Awareness of theories of attachment and of the central importance of families in children's lives has brought about a reappraisal of the role of the family in work with children in care. Similarly, ... More


The Non-territorial Realm of the International Economy

Nicholas A. Phelps

in Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199668229
eISBN:
9780191748684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668229.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter emphasizes how the fashioning of the international economy in modern times has itself entailed experimentation with distinctly new economic geographical formations—arenas—for the ... More


Parental Support, Intervention, and Policy Manipulation

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter examines the role of parents in supporting their children's academic achievement, and the distinctive combination of affective support, high expectations, and pressure or “pushing” that ... More


Positive Interventions from Mentors and Mentoring Networks

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the importance of mentors for women seeking a career in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM). Research documents that most women and under-represented ... More


Disciplina, patrocinium, nomen: The Benefits of Apprenticeship in the Roman World

Christel Freu

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the role of formal (and informal) education in the world of Roman crafts and trade. It emphasizes how apprenticeship provided pupils with much more than just the skills needed ... More


Freedmen and Agency in Roman Business

Wim Broekaert

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the role of freedmen in the economic network of their former owner. It argues that the specific social and legal position of freedmen brought both the freedman and his patron ... More


Sociology: involvement and detachment

Robert Mears

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter recalls the decision of the author as a school student to study sociology at university in the late 1960’s and the apparent mismatch he experienced between expectations and initial ... More


Hierapolis and its Professional Associations: A Comparative Analysis

Ilias Arnauotoglou

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the evidence for professional associations in Hierapolis in Phrygia. It is argued that the evidence suggests that these associations were particularly involved in ‘memory ... More


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