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Gramsci's Political Thought: Hegemony, Consciousness, and the Revolutionary Process

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275435
eISBN:
9780191684128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275435.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The unifying idea of Antonio Gramsci's famous Prison Notebooks is the concept of hegemony. In this study of these fragmentary writings this book elucidates the precise character of this concept, ... More


Chinese economic nationalism, Japanese enterprises, and localization: the growing importance of social engagement

Keikoh Ryu

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the impact of China’s economic nationalism on the workings of Japanese business in China is examined. The long and complex history between China and Japan combined with recent ... More


Prologue

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For Victorians, morality was significant as it was deemed as a necessary part of life in order to hold and keep social stability. Morality in the 19th century was also seen as a protector of family ... More


Globalization, finance, and economic nationalism: the changing role of the state in Japan

Takaaki Suzuki

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores how economic nationalism in Japan has changed in the last 30 years and where it might be heading in the future. It looks at state intervention, which Japan has perfected by ... More


Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

John P. Herron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From the beginnings of industrial capitalism to contemporary disputes over evolution, nature has long been part of the public debate over the social good. As such, many natural scientists throughout ... More


Education Reforms and Social Mobility: Rethinking the History of Hong Kong Education

Bernard Hung-kay Luk, Angel Lin, Choi Po-king, and Wong Ping-man

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter asks, how did Hong Kong society maintain an impressive stability despite enormous structural changes in the economy, massive population movements, and gross and persistent inequalities? ... More


Income Inequality in China and its Influencing Factors

Xiaolu Wang

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the average level of income per capita has increased rapidly in China, income inequality is becoming a more serious problem that may threaten social stability and the sustainability of economic ... More


Adaptation and Disease

Mark Jackson

in The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588626
eISBN:
9780191750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588626.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the inter-war years, it became increasingly common for clinicians and social commentators to regard the rise of organic and psychological disease in Western societies in terms of faulty ... More


The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Brian Towers

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

For up to twenty years after the Second World War both in Britain and the US boasted ‘mature’ industrial relations systems supported by their governments and, allowing for some differences in degree, ... More


Recapitulation and Conclusion

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter explores the broader implications of the analysis for strategic management of knowledge assets in the twenty-first century. In industrialized countries, this kind of management ... More


From Abbey to Great Church, Fortress to Heavenly City

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314694
eISBN:
9780199851867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the history of the emergence of abbeys and great churches starting from the fifth century. During the period from the fifth to the 10th century, abbeys and monasteries started ... More


British ‘non-élite’ MPs 1715–1820

Ian R. Christie

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205579
eISBN:
9780191676673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205579.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

In the 18th century, the considerable degree of social mobility in British society, especially between the upper and middling ranks, was arguably one of the important factors contributing to ... More


Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Responding to inaccuracies concerning Latino immigrants in the United States as well as an anti-immigrant strain in the American psyche, this book examines the movement of the Latin American labor ... More


Conclusion

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Rothenburg evidence suggests that those areas most likely to be characterized by a restrained pattern of witch-trials in early modern Germany were those in which a significant majority of the ... More


Nationalism and the Right: The PAN

in The Reinvention of Mexico: National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314858
eISBN:
9781846316296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316296.009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), the leading conservative opposition party in Mexico, represented the right, which, like the left-wing Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD), also searched for ... More


Societies, Polities, and Religion

Murat Iyigun

in War, Peace, and Prosperity in the Name of God: The Ottoman Role in Europe's Socioeconomic Evolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226388434
eISBN:
9780226232287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232287.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 1 sets the background by discussing the literature on the role of religion in sociopolitical organization and centralized government. Sociologists, in particular, had much to say about the ... More


Managed Speech and Beyond: Confronting the Roberts Court’s First Amendment

Gregory P. Magarian

in Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190466794
eISBN:
9780190466824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466794.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains and critiques managed speech as the Roberts Court’s mode of First Amendment doctrine. Managed speech has three core elements: empowering stable, responsible institutions, both ... More


Official Perspectives on the Towns

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the ways in which state officials saw the towns and contrasts these views with the urban self-perceptions explored in the preceding chapter. While private commentators saw urban ... More


Pacifism, Human Development, and Informational Development: The Costa Rican Model

Isidora Chacón

in Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716082
eISBN:
9780191784309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716082.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The Costa Rican model of development is based on the interaction between, on one hand, economic growth, led by high added value exports, such as micro-electronics, organic agriculture and ... More


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Eric Williams and the Labor Movement in Trinidad and Tobago, 1955–1981

Jerome Teelucksingh

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details Eric Williams’ relationship with various unions in the Trinidadian political scene. His ability to pacify the working masses through the University of Woodford Square is ... More


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