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Nontraditional Settings: Conceptual, Dimensional, and Services

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents a theoretical foundation from which to understand better the importance of nontraditional settings in community life. It begins with a discussion of the following concepts: ... More


Resilience and Bereavement: Part 1

Linda Machin

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines resilience during bereavement in the context of palliative care. It explains that in the field of bereavement greater recognition is being given to the possibilities for ... More


Individual in Essence, Social in Orientation

in Kantian Ethics and Economics: Autonomy, Dignity, and Character

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768948
eISBN:
9780804777636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768948.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines character, which includes both judgment and the will, in relation to a general Kantian view of the economic individual. It explores how this individual differs from the homo ... More


Recombinant Production

Andrew B. Kipnis

in From Village to City: Social Transformation in a Chinese County Seat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520289703
eISBN:
9780520964273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289703.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter depicts the evolution and growth of industry in Zouping from roughly 1985 to 2012. It pays particular attention to the histories of the two largest conglomerates in Zouping: the Weiqiao ... More


Social Economics

Piet Keizer

in Multidisciplinary Economics: A Methodological Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199686490
eISBN:
9780191797651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686490.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Human behaviour is socially embedded—including when people are buying and selling on markets, working in organizations, or participating in elections. This approach interprets embeddedness as ... More


Introduction: The drug regulatory regime vs. criminal anarchy

Stephen Snelders

in Drug smuggler nation: Narcotics and the Netherlands, 1920-1995

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526151391
eISBN:
9781526161093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151407.00005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the twentieth century a global regulatory regime supervised by the League of Nations and later the United Nations came into existence to prohibit and control drug use. This regime was embodied in ... More


Social Finance

Alex Nicholls, Rob Paton, and Jed Emerson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Social finance is now a multibillion dollar market that encompasses ethical investment (including finance for green businesses), community investment to support economic development in deprived ... More


Motion Capture: Performing Alterity

Susan Kozel

in Closer: Performance, Technologies, Phenomenology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113106
eISBN:
9780262277563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113106.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the experiences of performing with motion capture and motion-tracking technologies, and examines how the body in performance acts as a catalyst for understanding human–digital ... More


The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Peng Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

China’s economic reforms have been accompanied by a surge of social problems such as ineffective legal institutions, booming black markets, and rampant corruption. These problems have led to the rise ... More


Introduction: Socio-economic Studies of the Mafia

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 1 offers a theoretical discussion about mafia emergence. It suggests that the existing literature, centring on the theoretical framework of supply and demand for mafia services, ... More


Institutional Transfer

Hans-Jürgen Wagener

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0054
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines institutional transfer, a special form of the knowledge diffusion process and an imitation of best practices that follows the model of the somewhat better-studied technology ... More


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