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Joined-Up Government and the Civil Service

Edward C. Page

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses joined-up government and its effect on the civil service. The focus is on the different silo mentalities which are used to connote not being joined-up. In this chapter ... More


Introduction

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is an overview of the world of the Catholic orphanage system into which Ed Rohs was placed. It opens with a comparison between the fantasies of Hollywood's orphans and the reality of ... More


The Critique of Disciplinary Silos

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 2 suggests that the main criticisms leveled at disciplines are premised on the assumption that they have become “silos.” This view holds that excessive compartmentalization inhibits ... More


In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Jerry A. Jacobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Jacobs raises questions about the increasing popularity of concept of interdisciplinarity, which is becoming a powerful force in American higher education. Reformers assert that blurring the ... More


Introduction

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 1 describes the rise of interdisciplinarity as a theme in higher education in recent years. Efforts to promote reform are evident in faculty hiring initiatives, university program ... More


Disciplines, Silos, and Webs

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 5 examines scholarly communication across fields by examining the question of whether disciplines can be viewed as isolated silos. The evidence is inconsistent with the ‘‘silo’’ framework ... More


Including victims of ‘hate crime’ in the criminal justice policy process

Paul Iganski

in 'Hate crime' and the city

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Given the centrality of the victim to the conceptualisation of ‘hate crime’, this chapter explores the significance of including the victim in the ‘hate crime’ policy process. It analyses findings ... More


The social context of foreign policy

Christopher Hill

in The National Interest in Question: Foreign Policy in Multicultural Societies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199652761
eISBN:
9780191755958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652761.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the themes of the book. It argues that foreign policy analysts must now take into account the growing diversity of society created by immigration and other aspects of ... More


Whither Women’s Health?: Reproductive Politics and the Legacy of Maternalism

Miranda R. Waggoner

in Zero Trimester: Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520288065
eISBN:
9780520963115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288065.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reflects on the state of women’s health care and the policy that undergirds the contemporary vibrancy of the pre-pregnancy care framework. It explains why pre-pregnancy care was ... More


Proportion, Conversion, Transition: War Trauma and Sites of Healing in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony

Kristin Czarnecki

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a reading of Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony. These novels depict the trauma suffered by two male veterans of war: Septimus Warren Smith, an English ... More


Of Silo Dreams and Deviant Houses: Uneven Geographies of Abandonment in Buffalo, New York

Julia Tulke

in Buffalo at the Crossroads: The Past, Present, and Future of American Urbanism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749766
eISBN:
9781501749797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749766.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the interior of Marine A, one of Buffalo's many disused grain elevators that is saturated with visual interventions animating the barren space. It talks about small graffiti ... More


Conclusion: Silo-Breakers, Translators, and Communicators

Hill and

in Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190909345
eISBN:
9780190069247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909345.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This conclusion highlights the urgency of cutting greenhouse-gas emissions and building resilience before only risky alternatives, such as certain kinds of geoengineering, are the only ones left. It ... More


Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy Economy: The Legal Agenda

Alastair R Lucas and Chidinma B Thompson

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Technology and markets are frequently discussed as the key drivers of the transition to low-carbon economy. Little attention is being given to the role of law. Yet policy and technological innovation ... More


Patterns of Difference and Dominance

Anthea Roberts

in Is International Law International?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190696412
eISBN:
9780190696443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696412.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines three implications of these patterns of difference and dominance for the wider field of international law. First, although most legal academies and law schools remain relatively ... More


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