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Social and Environmental Goals

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the use of government contracts to pursue social and environmental goals not immediately related to the contract itself. Some commentators argue that contracts are a good ... More


From Physical Transformation to Re-Creating Community: Development Strategies and Inputs

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the strategies and inputs put in place to recreate community in each of the three mixed-income sites and lays the foundation for our analysis of emerging social relations, ... More


Conclusion

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This conclusion revisits the book's central themes and explores their relevance for development strategies. It first considers the economic divide in India, arguing that it is also a cultural one and ... More


Legal Failure: Law and Social Norms in Post-Communist Europe

Denis J. Galligan

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers legal failure with reference to post-communist societies. Although recognizing that law fails for various reasons, the approach here is to concentrate on the relationship ... More


The Social Nature of Words and Word Learning

Nameera Akhtar and Michael Tomasello

in Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.003.005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes research findings from the social-pragmatic approach. It discusses that Nameera Akhtar and Michael Tomasello's dramatic findings demonstrate how word learning occurs in some ... More


Prosocial Behavior and Peer Relations in Adolescence

Kathryn R. Wentzel

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the literature on peer relationships and prosocial behavior is reviewed, and mechanisms underlying peer influence are discussed. The multidimensional nature of prosocial development ... More


The social–subjective memory system of hominins

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham

in The Evolution of Memory Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199686438
eISBN:
9780191766312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686438.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

As the granular prefrontal cortex expanded during hominin evolution, new and higher levels of hierarchy emerged. According to our proposal, these new hierarchical levels supported species-specific ... More


Policy and its exploration

Susan M. Hodgson and Zoë Irving

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Policy serves as a crucial and practical framework for the expression of political messages and the achievement of social goals. The use of policy as a governmental instrument is significant in the ... More


Jo Kreiter

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Jo Kreiter is the artistic director of a dance company based in San Francisco called Flyaway Productions. Kreiter's site performances have, since 1996, been able to direct attention to political ... More


Sense and Stigma in the Gospels: Depictions of Sensory-Disabled Characters

Louise J. Lawrence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590087
eISBN:
9780191806551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590087.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The senses are used within New Testament texts as instruments of knowledge and power and thus constitute important mediators of cultural knowledge and experience. Likewise, those instances where ... More


Conclusion

S. K. Das

in Public Office, Private Interest: Bureaucracy and Corruption in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195653823
eISBN:
9780199081561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195653823.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explains how the new public management model can help solve the corruption problem in the India civil services. This new paradigm can help solve the problem of including politics in the ... More


Perspectives on Intraracial Coalition and Conflict

Candis Watts Smith

in Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823543
eISBN:
9781479811113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823543.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that there is widespread agreement on political and social goals and objectives among African Americans. While it has been shown that the African American identity-to-politics ... More


Introduction: Sense and Stigma

Louise J. Lawrence

in Sense and Stigma in the Gospels: Depictions of Sensory-Disabled Characters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590087
eISBN:
9780191806551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590087.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book focuses on various characters with sensory disabilities featured in the gospels and offers alternative interpretations of their conditions and social interactions. Drawing on ... More


Introduction

Vito Tanzi

in The Economics of Government: Complexity and the Practice of Public Finance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866428
eISBN:
9780191898563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866428.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This more theoretical chapter focuses on the normative role of the government, in democratic countries with a market economy, and how that role has been tied to the prevalent view of the assumed ... More


The Economies of Food

Partha Dasgupta

in Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113129
eISBN:
9780197561119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113129.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

People expressing concern about the environmental resource basis of human life often take a global, futuristic view (see, e.g., Kennedy, 1993). They emphasize the deleterious effects that growing ... More


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