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For Individualism, Against Collectivism

Philip Pettit

in The Common Mind: An Essay on Psychology, Society, and Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195106459
eISBN:
9780199872251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195106458.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The issue between individualism and collectivism is whether society involves the presence of any regularities or forces which compromise the picture of human beings as intentional agents – the ... More


Introduction

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis

in Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343055
eISBN:
9781447302537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the theoretical issues, starting with the impact of ‘difference’ and diversity. It points out the continuing significance of the ongoing structural forces that ... More


Towards a Structuration Theory of Media Intermediaries

Timothy Havens

in Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764695
eISBN:
9780814724989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764695.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter claims that media managers frequently engage in storytelling practices known as “industry lore.” These practices not only serve as sense-making rituals in managing the circulation of ... More


Timing Is Everything

Michael R. Cohen

in Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479879700
eISBN:
9781479881017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 examines the aftermath of the war and the new environment in which merchants operated. It argues that a myriad of structural forces aligned to position interior general store merchants at ... More


“What Is Wrong with Being a ‘Miss’?”: Transnational Migrant Women and Sex Work in the Twenty-First Century

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Four begins with a brief history of prostitution in KL and Malaysian women’s gradual displacement by transnational migrant women sex workers. This is followed by analysis of women from ... More


Conclusion

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Seven concludes the study by discussing major findings and their implications. Women’s transnational migration for sex work occurs in and is fueled by structural constraints and opportunities ... More


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