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Changes at the Top: The Consequences of Executive Turnover and Succession

Sydney Finkelstein, Donald C. Hambrick, and Albert A. Cannella

in Strategic Leadership: Theory and Research on Executives, Top Management Teams, and Boards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195162073
eISBN:
9780199867332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162073.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses how CEO and top management team succession can affect a number of important organizational outcomes. The first section is organized around the broad kinds of changes that a ... More


Conclusion: The Convenient Despot

Dominic Janes

in Victorian Reformation: The Fight Over Idolatry in the Church of England, 1840-1860

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378511
eISBN:
9780199869664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378511.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this final chapter the narratives of chapters 4 and 5 are linked via the notions of orientalism and scapegoating. In the emerging world of free-market capitalism financially primitive ... More


Redeeming the Curse: Ham as Victim

Stephen R. Haynes

in Noah's Curse: The Biblical Justification of American Slavery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142792
eISBN:
9780199834280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142799.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter seeks a cure for the curse, a way of interpreting the story of Noah and his sons that precludes the denigration of “Hamites” or the groups with whom readers wish to associate them. Clues ... More


Introduction: Complicity, Community, and Critical Method

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines five central realist novels, in relation to one another and other works, hoping to demonstrate both the connectedness and the dissimilarity of the dynamics of novelistic ... More


A Divided Community: Fanny Price and the Readers of Mansfield Park

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mary Crawford's expulsion constitutes a simplified model of scapegoating, whereby the narrative requirement of closure demands the exclusion of such characters as threaten the desired equilibrium of ... More


‘Oh, ’tis love, ’tis love …’: Privileged Partnership in Dickens

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Since the manifest design of a Charles Dickens novel is directed at redemption and restoration, the heroine is most often and most overtly the agent of such. In accordance with a simple compulsion or ... More


Bullying: An Overview of Research

Rivers Ian

in Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195160536
eISBN:
9780199893911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In this chapter, key studies from forty years of research are reviewed which have sought to define, categorise and understand bullying behaviour. Early studies of ‘mobbing’ conducted in Scandinavia ... More


Theorising Bullying

Rivers Ian

in Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195160536
eISBN:
9780199893911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In this chapter, the question is posed, why does homophobic bullying or indeed any type of bullying exist? Does bullying, for example, represent a form of ‘power’ that has its origins in the ... More


Justifying the Practice

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that agents can be justified in holding one another responsible, irrespective of whether anyone is a libertarian agent. The chapter begins by exploring and rejecting several ... More


Sacrificial Lambs Dressed in Wolves’ Clothing: Envious Prejudice, Ideology, and the Scapegoating of Jews

Peter Glick

in Understanding Genocide: The Social Psychology of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133622
eISBN:
9780199847952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133622.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Why did the Nazis desire to exterminate a whole people? Why, in particular, were the Jews chosen as the primary targets of genocide? Why did the perpetrators persist and even accelerate their efforts ... More


Scapegoating One's Comrades in the USSR, 1934–1937 *

William Chase

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter analysis of the Comintern's party organization centres on ‘snapshots’ of two men, Ludwig Magyar and Gevork Alikhanov, who were deemed to be enemies of the party and expelled in December ... More


Ritualizing Evil

Keith Doubt

in Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of the concluding sentence in Maria Todorova's book, Imagining the Balkans, which said that “If Europe has produced not only racism ... More


Power, Politics, and Panic in Worst Cases

Lee Clarke

in Worst Cases: Terror and Catastrophe in the Popular Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226108599
eISBN:
9780226108605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108605.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes risk communication, the problem of panic, the greatest worst case risk that Americans face and the issues of scapegoating and blame. It suggests that politics and social ... More


Victims Seeking Visibility

Jessica M. Fishman

in Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814770757
eISBN:
9780814724361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770757.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Too often, we rely on questionable logic to blame the messenger, scapegoating the news media when we are actually upset about the death itself. When we equate the camera’s documentation with an ... More


At the Crossroads of Whiteness: Antimigrant Activism, Eugenics, and Popular Culture

Peter La Chapelle

in Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248885
eISBN:
9780520940000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248885.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers how migrants changed California and also how they were changed by their contact with California and Los Angeles. In the first few years after the exodus began, Okies were ... More


Civilian Protectors and Meddlesome Women: Gendering the War Effort through the Office of Civilian Defense

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how federal officials feminized New Deal social policy through the Office of Civilian Defense (OCD) as the Roosevelt administration mobilized for World War II. The OCD was an ... More


Introduction

Dominick LaCapra

in Understanding Others: Peoples, Animals, Pasts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724893
eISBN:
9781501724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724893.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The chapter frames the book in terms of its key issues and concerns. It introduces the problems of history, memory, the Holocaust, and other animals as well as the posthuman and the postsecular. It ... More


Caught in the Storm : AIDS and the Meaning of Natural Disaster

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In this essay, Berube writes of the need to grieve and mourn as well as to acknowledge the horrific human cost of the AIDS epidemic. At the same time, he takes strong issue with those who try to ... More


Moving beyond Blame: Real Solutions for Children’s Health

Linda C. Fentiman

in Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the comprehensive risks to children’s health, which are complex and often interconnected. Only by taking collective responsibility to protect children’s health will the real ... More


Protocols to the Left, Protocols to the Right: Conspiracism in American Political Discourse at the Turn of the Second Millennium

Chip Berlet

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how a shared conspiracist metanarrative permits people to take conspiracy allegations rooted in the Protocols, sanitize the anti-Semitic references, and peddle the resulting ... More


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