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Authoritarianism, Disempowerment, and Learned Helplessness

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Rarely does the subject of power and abusive power come up for open discussion in social service environments and yet it is a critical component of any organizational setting. As communication breaks ... More


‘Microbursts’ of knowledge and creative work in Japan 1

Philippe Byosiere

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter explores the challenge of unleashing individual creativity in large corporations by examining the environment and incentives of R&D researchers. Considerable tension is found in the ... More


Research Sponsors and the Culture of Risk

Sydney A. Halpern

in Lesser Harms: The Morality of Risk in Medical Research

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226314518
eISBN:
9780226314532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314532.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the field of vaccine testing, organizational support for human trials was quite common in the United States, even as early as the 1930s. A diverse array of agencies provided resources for the ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Controlling Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines an ingredient for successful investing: controlling risk. Great investors are those who take risks that are less than commensurate with the returns they earn. They may produce ... More


Epilogue: The Swinging Pendulum of Sex Education

Kristy L. Slominski

in Teaching Moral Sex: A History of Religion and Sex Education in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842178
eISBN:
9780190842208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842178.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The epilogue discusses the enormous power of recent presidential administrations to mold sex education through federal funding initiatives. Since 1996, the country has seen the pendulum in full ... More


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