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Conclusion

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the upper and lower South's respective answers to the slavery question, which lay in different ways of reconfiguring the institution. In the upper South, that reconfiguration ... More


Strategy and Strategic Positioning

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter summarizes the generic processes and linkages that comprise global financial intermediation, the basic financial “hydraulics” that ultimately drive efficiency in the financial system and ... More


Belgium: a precursor muddling through?

Johan J. De Deken

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Belgian case is hard to fit in the triple integration framework. The country never knew a dualist two-tiered unemployment benefit system, in need of benefit homogenization. The transition to a ... More


Philosophical Thought Experiments, Intuitions, and Cognitive Equilibrium

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Drawing on literature from the dual‐processing tradition in psychology, the chapter tries to explain why contemplation of an imaginary particular may have cognitive and motivational effects that ... More


Renegotiating the Ties that Bind: The Limits of Privatization in the Czech Republic

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter is concerned with the reconfiguration of Czech industrial manufacturing firms during the period of radical privatization and market liberalization of the late 20th century. It discusses ... More


Consciousness, Exemplars, and Art

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

To understand the exemplar representation of conscious exemplars, we need to examine the character of consciousness. I begin with a theory of the epistemology of consciousness. There are certain ... More


Value, Expression, and Globalization

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter exhibits the role of exemplar representation in value, expression, and autonomy in art. The value of an artwork is in the experience of the work in the way in which feelings and emotions ... More


Afterword

in Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317576
eISBN:
9781846317248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317248.009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the cinematographic geography of Liverpool. It shows how cinematic geographies are complicit in the production and expansion of virtual spaces ... More


Introduction: Conceptualizing the Welfare State

Lynne Haney

in Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225718
eISBN:
9780520936102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225718.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents reconfigurations of Hungarian welfare from the earliest years of state socialism in 1948 to 1996. The transformations in state policies and institutional practices of the ... More


Mechanisms of Reconfiguration: Challenging Policies of Separation

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Despite the challenges of unilateralism and separation and the lack of significant socio-political change, activists continued their struggle for peace and justice in 2008. This chapter discusses how ... More


Gender, Spaces, Changes: Emergent Identities in a Scotland in Transition

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter opens by noting two key aspects of the construction of Scottish identity which are problematic for gender representation. These are defined as a return to a static past, and the filmic ... More


The chronometrics of task-set control

Stephen Monsell

in Measuring the Mind: Speed, control, and age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566427
eISBN:
9780191693588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566427.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews recent research from reaction-time experiments on the control of task-set, especially experiments in which frequent changes of task are required. The focus is on the ... More


The Outbreak of the Second Ninth-Century Civil War (861–865)

Andrew Marsham

in Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the accession of al-Muntasir following the assassination of al-Mutawwakil. Upon asserting his right to caliphate, al-Muntasir secured pledges of the leading notables of Samarra ... More


Off-Beat Migrancies Musical Displacements in the Hispanic Caribbean

Yolanda Martínez San Miguel

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides an examination of the intricate processes and problematic lenses through which different Caribbean groups are represented. The study of Dominican merengue and Cuban nueva trova ... More


Governing tenants: from dreadful enclosures to dangerous places

Pauline Card

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the different roles that have been assigned to council housing since the 20th century. It is argued that these roles are connected to the changing political rationalities, ... More


Planning and land for housing

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the policies on regional planning and rural housing, and the outcomes of the said policies at the end of the 2000s. It traces the persistence of debate and its link with ... More


Managed Cancer Networks: Exemplars of evidence-based governmentality?

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter discusses Managed Cancer Networks, which we see as ‘high performing’ networks due to their successful brokering of complex evidence-based reconfigurations of services. We examine case ... More


Social policy in Central Eastern Europe

Serena Romano

in The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter one serves as an introduction to understanding the main analytical categories of the present study. We are going to discuss post-communism as a concept and an attempt will be made to answer ... More


Conclusion: The Demands of the Day: An Untimely Accompaniment

Paul Rabinow

in The Accompaniment: Assembling the Contemporary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226701691
eISBN:
9780226701714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226701714.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book describes experiments that attempt to reconfigure, remediate, and reconstruct the forms of the subject position of individualism in anthropology to create a genre of collaborative work. ... More


The Creole Capital

Nathalie Dessens

in Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New Orleans was thus, in the early American era, an extremely cosmopolitan city where racial and ethnic groups met, where new immigrants from Europe cohabited with long-established Louisiana families ... More


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