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A Model of Learning Within an Interpreted K–12 Educational Setting

Brenda Schick

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Educational interpreting emerged as a profession in the US in 1974, with the implementation of the first federal law protecting the educational rights of children receiving special services. However, ... More


The Quality of Work Life in Comparative Perspective

Duncan Galie

in Employment Regimes and the Quality of Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230105
eISBN:
9780191710575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230105.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a summary of the dimensions of work quality discussed in the preceding chapters. These include skill levels and skill trends, employer training, task discretion, work-family ... More


Wages and Skills

Edward N. Wolff

in Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the way in which sources of structural change have affected wage movements in the US economy. In so doing, it discusses the second major paradox of the book—namely, that while ... More


The Puzzle of Work: Insecurity and Stress and Autonomy and Commitment

Edwards Paul

in Understanding Social Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263143
eISBN:
9780191734939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263143.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter suggests that the nature of work in Britain changed dramatically during the last thirty years of the twentieth century. Sectoral shifts included a move from manufacturing towards ... More


Postwar Trends in Income, Earnings, and Schooling

Edward N. Wolff

in Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to consider whether government investment in education and training would be more or less effective at alleviating economic inequality ... More


Regulating the Admission and Rights of Migrant Workers: Policy Rationales in High-Income Countries

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the drivers of the relationships between openness, skill levels of workers, and migrant rights in high-income countries. It considers each of the three relationships—between ... More


Trends in the Well-Being of American Women: 1970–1995

Francine D. Blau

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter delineates the trends in the well-being of American women over the last quarter century of the 1900s, painting a picture of substantial progress toward gender equality across a number of ... More


Applications

William R. Uttal

in Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015967
eISBN:
9780262298902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015967.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents the proposed applications of mind–brain relationships, which lack the empirical database backing that links the neurophysiological measures with behavior. It presents reasons, ... More


Latin American Labor Laws inComparative Perspective

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter employs an original cross-national dataset of individual and collective labor regulations to chart the range of variation in labor laws within Latin America during the 1980-2005 period. ... More


Women's incomes over a synthetic lifetime

Heather Joshi and Hugh Davies

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the effect of differences in the levels of skills, education and childbearing on the lifetime earnings of women in partnerships in the UK. Using simulated data for the earnings ... More


Changing Inequality in Annual Earnings and Its Components

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the labor market, looking at shifts in wages among workers. The results in this chapter emphasize the various ways in which the distribution and level of earnings have changed ... More


Using Multiple Methods to Understand Labor Law Development in Latin America

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes the two-pronged methodological approach employed in the remainder of the book. First, it describes the original dataset assembled for the quantitative analysis – a comparative ... More


Vocational Training

Robert LaLonde and Daniel Sullivan

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The purpose of this chapter is to assess the success of the public-sector-sponsored vocational and training programs in augmenting the skills of youths and young adults, and in reducing adult ... More


The Structure and Performance of Manufacturing in South Africa

David Ellis Kaplan

in Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198725077
eISBN:
9780191792502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725077.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter examines the growth of output and exports in South African manufacturing by comparison with the BRIC countries. Particular attention is paid to the more labour-intensive sectors and, by ... More


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