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The Irreplaceable Theodoret: Patronage Performance and Social Strategy

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the process of mediating patronage, the methods by which Theodoret sought favors, established relationships, and created community. It suggests that Theodoret's written ... More


Oil and Gas Companies and the Management of Social and Environmental Impacts and Issues: The Evolution of the Industry’s Approach

Kathryn Tomlinson

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of social and environmental performance and management practices in the oil and gas industries, outlining the evolution of international companies’ approaches over ... More


Dickens, Acting, and Ambivalence: Periodical Passions

Juliet John

in Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character, Popular Culture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184614
eISBN:
9780191714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184614.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Dickens, acting, and ambivalence in relation to periodical passions. Dickens's thoughts on villainy are in no way simplistically schematic, or even consistent. Throughout his ... More


Semiotics of Indicators: The Case of Corporate Human Rights Responsibility *

Ronen Shamir and Dana Weiss

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores actor-network theory — also called material semiotics — in the context of ‘corporate human-rights responsibility.’ It studies the symbolic representation of indicators within ... More


Aims, Frames, and Gains: Context, Curatorship, and Building Cultural Capital

Daniel E. Sheehy

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two Festival music projects in Latin American/American Latino communities, the author (director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) demonstrates the relationship between the ... More


Ceramics and Jefferson's Aesthetic Philosophy

Jack Gary

in Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter, the author explores how consumers expressed individual aesthetics and broader ideology through mass-produced objects. At Poplar Forest, Jefferson encoded Enlightenment ideas of ... More


The Four Musketeers

Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet

in Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199767199
eISBN:
9780199332557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767199.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the need to find better alternatives to GDP or GNP as the main indicator of social progress and countries’ success. It suggests that the ... More


Integrity and Trust

Countess of Frederiksborg Alexandra Christina and Timothy L. Fort

in The Sincerity Edge: How Ethical Leaders Build Dynamic Businesses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804797450
eISBN:
9781503603356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797450.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter sets out a model for trust building and integrity in business. It argues that one builds trust in three ways. Hard Trust is about complying with the law. Real Trust occurs when strategic ... More


Investing for social impact: Direct foreign investment and private equity in Africa and South Asia

Peter Hinton and Sweta Penemetsa

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on foreign direct investment (DFI) and private equity (PE) finance as a source of social impact. It assesses the current investment landscape of DFIs and PE in emerging markets ... More


IN.S.OMNIA, 1983–1993

Rob Wittig

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

For a decade before the Internet, members of the literary performance group Invisible Seattle pioneered the delights of creativity in social media on their Bulletin Board System (BBS) IN.S.OMNIA. The ... More


Virtual and Virtuous: Forming Online Religious Communities

Kelsy Burke

in Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286320
eISBN:
9780520961586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286320.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 3 details how website users get to know one another and trust that they are in a community of like-minded believers. BTS members and LCL readers establish themselves as insiders within these ... More


The Mycenaean Cemetery of Deiras, Argos, in a Local and Regional Context

Nikolas Papadimitriou, Anna Philippa-Touchais, and Gilles Touchais

in Death in Late Bronze Age Greece: Variations on a Theme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190926069
eISBN:
9780190926090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926069.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The Mycenaean cemetery of Deiras has enjoyed relatively little attention by Aegean scholars. This is mainly due to the rather modest character of its contents, which does not favor quantitative ... More


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