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Modernization Dreams and Public Policy Reform

Helen Margetts

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter does not attempt to verify the validity of the claims made for modernization, nor to develop the ‘theory of modernization’, but rather to discern from them analytically some meaning of ... More


Uprisings and Reforms: The Struggle for Independence and Modernization

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how the agitated cultural and political elite played a central role in the creation of romantic nationalism, an ideology that generated heroic struggles for independence all ... More


Social Changes: “Dual” and “Incomplete” Societies

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the social changes in Central and Eastern Europe. “Dual” and “incomplete” societies represented both the dominant traditional characteristics and the new elements of a rather ... More


Competence and employability

Sven Mørch and Barbara E. Stalder

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses the tension between employability and competence, two concepts that have recently come onto the European policy agenda. At first sight, policy documents operate with the ... More


Ideology and Atrocity

Valerie Hartouni

in Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738498
eISBN:
9780814738993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the Nazi genocide directly. It argues that it was the pursuit and repeated failure—between 1939 and 1941—of economic and utilitarian goals drafted in the context of social ... More


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