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Knowledge‐Intensive Firms, Communities, and Creative Cities 1

Patrick Cohendet and Laurent Simon

in Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This contribution focuses on the relationship between the urban milieu and high creativity firms, focusing on the videogames sector in Montreal. It reveals an organizational frame of a lack of large ... More


Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

John W. Troutman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of kika kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here historian and steel guitarist John W. Troutman offers the instrument's ... More


Introduction: Poverty Beyond Public Policy

Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of Paul Slack's Poverty and Policy in Tudor and Stuart England. The account of poverty in this book is then compared to Slack's contribution. An ... More


Resilience, Transition, and Creative Adaptability

John Barry

in The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate-Changed, Carbon Constrained World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695393
eISBN:
9780191738982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695393.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Examines ‘resilience’ as both a form of coping with vulnerability and reducing ‘unsustainability’. This involves the integration of key permaculture concepts such as ‘in-built redundancy’, ‘slack’, ... More


Keynesian and Other Models of Safety Net Stimulus

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a couple of “Keynesian” theories of the impact of redistribution, which claim that marginal tax rates have no effect on work hours during a recession, and that work hours are ... More


The Aftermath

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

World War II had been over for five years. The incredible saga of RDX and the phenomenal accomplishments of the Tennessee Eastman Company and Holston Ordnance Works were fading into the recent past. ... More


Walk, Don't Run: The Cinema of Richard Linklater

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides a background for a study of Richard Linklater's cinema. Born in 1960 and a self-taught filmmaker, Linklater's cine-literacy and philosophical knowledge has often ... More


The Form and Content of Slack

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the form and content of Richard Linklater's films on slacking. A theoretical approach to the Modernist cinema of Linklater begins by looking at the frequent motif of the street. ... More


Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations: A collection to honour Paul Slack

Michael J. Braddick and Joanna Innes (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748267
eISBN:
9780191810923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748267.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The book pays tribute to Paul Slack’s work as a historian, and engages with the rapidly growing body of work on the ‘history of emotions’. The themes of suffering and happiness run through Paul ... More


Plant communities

M. Anwar Maun

in The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Plant communities of the dune complex are a result of interaction between tolerance of plant species and sandy substrate, high wind velocities, salt spray, sand accretion and environmental ... More


Constructive Dynamical Systems

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

in Artificial Chemistries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The most interesting aspect of systems is their birth and formation because it brings novelty into the world. How does such creativity, or constructivity work its way? We start by discussing the ... More


Banishment, and Return

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

It seemed, in Hawai‘i, that Hawaiian music was in a crisis state by the late 1960s. Neither Hawaiian nor non-Hawaiian residents and tourists seemed to express much interest in the formerly celebrated ... More


Slack Resources and Innovation in Vietnamese SMEs: A Behavioural, Stewardship, and Institutional Perspective

Tam Thanh Nguyen and Chieu Duc Trinh

in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Slack resources are usually identified as an endogenous motivation for firms to innovate, but it is crucial to assess this relationship, especially in different institutional contexts. Therefore, the ... More


‘Base brat of reform’: the victimisation of mother and child

Alison Morgan

in Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A quarter of all casualties at Peterloo were women, even though they comprised only 12% of those present. This apparent victimisation of women by the Manchester Yeomanry Cavalry resulted in the ... More


Windows into Hearts and Souls: Clear, Tinted, or Opaque Today?

Gary T. Marx

in Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines enduring questions such as “where is society headed” with respect to the new surveillance and the issues raised by Huxley, Orwell and Foucault. Trends supporting and countering ... More


Locating Linklater

Rob Stone

in The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of the city of Austin in Richard Linklater's cinema. Locating Linklater in Austin is vital, for his films not only emerged from the slacker culture of the mid-1980s, ... More


The pragmatist influence on managerial ideas and practices: The strange history of lean management

Philippe Lorino

in Pragmatism and Organization Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198753216
eISBN:
9780191814860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753216.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A key idea of pragmatism is the inseparability of theory and practice, thought and action. Pragmatism is said to have had few contacts with the organizational world, and few direct practical ... More


Geomorphology

M. Anwar Maun

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Geomorphology is the study of form and structure of sand dunes. Dunes are found in three types of landscapes: sea coasts and lakeshores, river valleys, and arid regions. Coastal dunes are formed ... More


Introduction

Joanna Innes and Michael J. Braddick

in Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations: A collection to honour Paul Slack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748267
eISBN:
9780191810923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748267.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Introduction offers a brief overview of Paul Slack’s contribution to early modern history, distinguishing between an earlier phase concerned with social policy and the ideas which informed it, ... More


Addressing the Problem of Performance

Mark T. Buntaine

in Giving Aid Effectively: The Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190467456
eISBN:
9780190467470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467456.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter presents the principal-agent framework that will serve as the basis for the empirical research in the following chapters. Although a great deal of theoretical development has helped ... More


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