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On the Relationship between Accounting and Social Space *

Salvador Carmona and Mahmoud Ezzamel

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The theorization of space in social sciences has made considerable progress in the last decades. Yet, there appears to be remarkably little interest in exploring the relationship between accounting ... More


The Institutionalization of European Space

Alec Stone Sweet, Neil Fligstein, and Wayne Sandholtz

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter starts by summarizing the main conclusions of the earlier companion volume (European Integration and Supranational Governance), and describes the current volume as focusing ... More


Introduction

Donald Black

in Moral Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737147
eISBN:
9780199944002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737147.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter considers a theory of why conflict occurs, and why some conflicts are worse than others. It also explains what is wrong, whether according to law, ethics, etiquette, or other rules. ... More


The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Thomas Faist

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a theoretical account of the causes, nature, and extent of the movement of international South-North migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The puzzle is: why are there so ... More


The Caterpillar's Question

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Against postmodern antihumanism, this chapter argues that human persons are ontologically coherent selves. Coherence of identity only emerges, however, when we lift our gaze from social space to ... More


The Bridging Function of Social Capital: Transnational Social Spaces

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The interests, passions, and ideas undergirding and the resources inherent in social and symbolic ties can traverse nation-state borders for decades. As seen, migrant and migration networks help ... More


Overstratification

Donald Black

in Moral Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737147
eISBN:
9780199944002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737147.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Social stratification is the vertical dimension of social space. Commonly known as inequality, it includes any difference in social status in any relationship, whether a difference in wealth, power, ... More


The Adaptive Functions of Social Capital: Transnationalization and Nation-State Membership

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The empirical evidence that have been encountered suggests that transnational ties do indeed coexist with continuing immigrant adaptation. Initially, this had led the readers to the second puzzle ... More


Reification and Utopia in As You Like It: Desire and Textuality in the Green World

Hugh Grady

in Shakespeare’s Universal Wolf: Studies in Early Modern Reification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198130048
eISBN:
9780191671906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198130048.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

As You Like It, written and performed sometime between 1598 and 1600, is a genial comedy with an uncanny similarity to King Lear in ... More


Placing Reading: Ancient Israel and Medieval Europe

Jonathan Boyarin

in The Ethnography of Reading

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“Reading” in ancient Jewish culture signifies an act that is oral, social, and collective, and, in Europe, one which belongs to a private or semiprivate social space. By studying the structure of the ... More


Concepts for the Study of Regional Culture

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter proposes a terminology and conceptual framework for studying culture in internally differentiated regional spaces. It develops a notion of regional culture as culture in power-regions, ... More


Cosmopolitanism

Simon Jackman and Lynn Vavreck

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the political implications of differences in social space. The distinction between a “local” or “global” orientation systematically affects political behavior both within and ... More


The Road to Paradise: Building the Trans-Asia Highway

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Trans-Asia Highway project that seeks to create an economic windfall by clearing traffic congestion in and out of the city. It examines the particular role that roads play ... More


Egypt's Pop-music Clashes and the ‘world-crossing’ Destinies of Muhammad ‘ali Street Musicians

Nicolas Puig

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The suq al-musiqiyyin (the musicians' market) in Cairo refers to the social space of popular-class (sha'bi) urban music, the live music played at weddings but also at mulids (Sufi saint's festival). ... More


Health, neighbourhoods and complexity

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the complexity theory in relation to the concept of neighbourhood. It outlines the key ideas of this theory and explains the analysis of neighbourhoods and their wider ... More


Introduction: Opening Gambit

Jon Mee

in Conversable Worlds: Literature, Contention, and Community 1762 to 1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591749
eISBN:
9780191731433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591749.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter introduces the key concepts of the book and offers an overview of the period covered. It argues that conversation does not necessarily work towards communion, but involves an element of ... More


Fatherlands: Mapping Masculinities

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Labrang within the broader cultural politics of mapping the difficult terrain of the Tibetan frontier zone, which can serve as a historical legacy of efforts to control the ... More


Prevailing Approaches to the Study of Neighborhoods and Change

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines prevailing approaches to the study of neighborhoods and neighborhood change, paying attention to how they help describe and explain as well as produce urban dynamics. It begins ... More


Social Movements and the Focus of Emotional Attention

Randall Collins

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Social movements, when successful, are crescive, emergent phenomena. This chapter suggests that in order to understand the shape of their emergent and transient pathways across time, we need to ... More


Life on the Margins

Kelly E. Hayes

in Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262645
eISBN:
9780520949430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262645.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the historical emergence of the favela and its significance in the public imaginary shared by cariocas, as the inhabitants of Brazil's second largest metropolis are called. As ... More


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