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Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Sabina Alkire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author examines how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently—and practically—put to work in participatory poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values of the poor matter. ... More


Setting the Scene

Tony Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, Eric Marlier, and Brian Nolan

in Social Indicators: The EU and Social Inclusion

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253494
eISBN:
9780191595882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253498.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The purpose of this book is to make a scientific contribution to the development of social indicators as part of the social agenda in the EU. It assesses the strengths and weaknesses of different ... More


HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Jaap Paauwe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This title adopts a broad perspective that takes into account not only the strategic dimension of human resources management (HRM), but the professional and societal dimension. It combines academic ... More


Conceptions

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter aims to widen the concept of musical creativity from its singular form, which would allow it to accept certain manifestations of multiple musical creativities. It introduces the concept ... More


Palliative care social work

Lindsey Napier

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses palliative care social work. It sets out to understand and respond to the social dimensions of the experience of people with life-threatening illness. The chapter looks at the ... More


EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More


Seeking a new balance

Juho Saari and Kari Välimäki

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

European social policy has evolved significantly since the late 1980s, when the idea of a social dimension to the EU emerged onto European policy agendas. By the turn of the early 1990s, the common ... More


Life in an Era of Status Abundance

Joel Best

in Everyone's a Winner: Life in Our Congratulatory Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267169
eISBN:
9780520948488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267169.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The Great German Sociologist Max Weber contended that societies rank their members along economic, political, and social dimensions. Social scientists act as though class and power are more ... More


Finland: towards more proactive policies

Juho Saari and Olli Kangas

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

A number of contradictory elements mark the Finnish attitude to the EU and to Europeanisation. Every political party has its own opinions of the EU, and the political colour of the cabinet has an ... More


Social and Spatial Dimensions of Moundville Mortuary Practices

Gregory D. Wilson, Vincas P. Steponaitis, and Keith P. Jacobi

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Scholars have only recently begun to investigate Mississippian mortuaries as important sites for the living as well as the dead. The archaeological signatures of mortuary practices not only reflect ... More


The Social Context of Promising

P. S. Atiyah

in Promises, Morals, and Law

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter addresses the issues on the purposes of morality and attempts to clarify our understanding of the moral basis of promising. This chapter deals with the social dimension of promising, for ... More


Institutional Design for China’s Innovation System: Implications for Intellectual Property Rights

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

China has committed itself to becoming an "innovation economy." This chapter examines the institutional arrangements that will most facilitate its accomplishment of that goal. This is especially ... More


Language, Ethnicity, and Urban Space

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recasts the issue of Jewish integration so as to render visible its social and cultural dimensions. It examines those privileged Jews who, taking advantage of the residential freedoms ... More


1. Discovering the Body: Catholic Literature after Vatican II

John C. Waldmeir

in Cathedrals of Bone: The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230600
eISBN:
9780823236923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230600.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines Catholic literature after Vatican II. It suggests that because the panegyric discourse of Vatican II strives to embrace such a broad vision of the Church, it tends to laud the ... More


Conclusions and emerging themes

Glen Bramley and Nick Bailey

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Poverty as measured by material deprivation through lack of economic resources remains absolutely central to understanding the causation and patterning of most aspects of social exclusion and a wide ... More


Conclusion: the European social dimension and the clash of capitalisms in a post-2004 EU

Paul Copeland

in EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In the conclusion it is argued that the 2004 and 2007 enlargements have had a profound impact on the clash of capitalisms surrounding the ESD. With few exceptions the CEE states joined the liberal ... More


Preacher Power: Congregational Political Struggles as Social Conflicts, 1810–1830

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter revisits the well-documented ecclesiastical battles within each congregation during the 1810s and early 1820s. The increased strains of city life frame these disputes. Episcopalians ... More


The Irrepressibility of Joy in Roman Comedy

Ruth R. Caston

in Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190278298
eISBN:
9780190603786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278298.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the representation of joy in Roman comedy, in particular the language used to express joy and the way in which the comic writers take up tragic and philosophical ideas. Plautus ... More


Performers in the practice room

Karen Wise, Mirjam James, and John Rink

in Musicians in the Making: Pathways to Creative Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199346677
eISBN:
9780199346707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346677.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter begins by investigating perspectives on practice and creativity in the scholarly literature and in both practical and pedagogical writing, and it argues that to date little attention has ... More


Usages and Implied Terms under French and Belgian Positive Law: A Subjective Approach Tending toward Objectivity

Lydie Van Muylem

in Trade Usages and Implied Terms in the Age of Arbitration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199916016
eISBN:
9780190237073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916016.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Company and Commercial Law

From the adoption of the Civil Code until at least the mid-twentieth century, contractual analysis and interpretation under French and Belgian law was characterized by a subjective approach premised ... More


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