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Reforming Democracy: Learning from Past Experience

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

If it is to have any chance of success in terms of furthering good governance, democratic reform must be contingent – sensitive to local conditions and cultures – and creative in uniting disparate ... More


Use of Experimental Designs in Community Settings

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter illustrates how a community-based two-armed randomized clinical trial (RCT) was designed and implemented with low-income African American women who were mothers of young children (under ... More


COSTUMES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at costumes and their importance in mid-17h-century opera. Rather than reuse old stock, costumes were redesigned and remanufactured each year, especially those for the main ... More


Conclusions: Politics for the cultivation and mobilization of human capabilities

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 9 presents the conclusions of the book in the form of policy recommendations for an enabling policy. Family policy, day care, basic, and secondary education are areas where much can be done ... More


Understanding and Remembering

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins with an overview of the encoding, storage, and retrieval of memories. Important to the encoding process are attention, focus, understanding, and the agility of the working memory. ... More


Crystallography of Modular Materials

Giovanni Ferraris, Emil Makovicky, and Stefano Merlino

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545698
eISBN:
9780191712111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545698.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This book provides a treatment of theories and applications in the rapidly expanding field of the crystallography of modular materials. Molecules are the natural modules from which molecular ... More


The behavioural approach

Dorine Collard, Amika Singh, and Evert Verhagen

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Another way of establishing preventive measures is by taking a more behavioural approach. The most well-known method that takes this path is ‘Intervention Mapping’. It comes down to establishing ... More


Paranoid Visions: Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

Joseph Oldham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994150
eISBN:
9781526128379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Paranoid Visions provides an extensive historical account of the spy and conspiracy genres in British television drama, tracing a lineage from 1960s Cold War series, through 1980s paranoid conspiracy ... More


Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Ernst R. Berndt, Dana P. Goldman, and John Rowe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Advances in human genetics have begun to yield clinical benefits through the development of Precision Medicine (PM). The benefits of this innovation are promising, both through application of ... More


Membership Motives: Benefits and Costs

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter gives the first analysis comparing historical and modern information on membership motives for joining, retaining membership, and lapsing. It tackles the classic issues of exit, voice, ... More


A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

This book examines the TRIPS Agreement: its interpretation, its impact on the creative environment, and its effect on national and international lawmaking. It propounds a vision of TRIPS as creating ... More


An order for veils

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0034
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter where weaver and tailor Kalīm, or ʽUmar b. Kalīm informs ʽAbd Allāh about the progress of an order for some veils to be woven. Kalīm has finished all the veils except ... More


Stages of Change

John C. Norcross, Paul M. Krebs, and James O. Prochaska

in Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737208
eISBN:
9780199894635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The transtheoretical model in general and the stages of change in particular have proven useful in adapting or tailoring treatment to the individual. This chapter defines the stages and processes of ... More


The intersection between tailored health communication and branding for health promotion

Megan A. Lewis and Lauren A. McCormack

in Public Health Branding: Applying marketing for social change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237135
eISBN:
9780191724060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237135.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Branding and tailoring are health communication strategies with roots in commercial marketing perspectives. Despite their apparent dissimilarities in scope, with branding focusing on populations and ... More


Text versus Context: The Failure of the Unitary Law of Contract Interpretation

Robert E. Scott

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on individually tailored contracts commercial parties negotiate for themselves. These contracts are distinguished from consumer contracts, where liberal rules of interpretation ... More


Pragmatism or politics: Leeds Jewish tailors and Leeds Jewish tailoring trade unions, 1876–1915

Anne J. Kershen

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the workers and masters in the Leeds tailoring industry. Many of the new immigrants worked in sweatshops and in the outsourced workshops, ... More


“Hollywood” and the Emergence of a Fa‘afafine Social Movement in Samoa, 1960–1980

Reevan Dolgoy

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the development of a fa'afafine social movement in Western Samoa during the period 1960–1980. It examines the role of one particular space in the emergence of the fa'afafine ... More


Workfare in the Netherlands – young unemployed people and the Jobseeker’s Employment Act

Henk Spies and Rik van Berkel

in 'An offer you can't refuse': Workfare in international perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341952
eISBN:
9781447301462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341952.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the Jobseeker's Employment Act (JEA) in the Netherlands, which represents a universal strategy of compulsory activation for young unemployed people and a less comprehensively ... More


Discretion and Publicity

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the frictions that exist between nongovernmental projects for promoting piety and those initiatives that are explicitly aligned with the interests of the state, paying specific ... More


Resettlement Assistance and “A New Standard of Living”

Danielle Battisti

in Whom We Shall Welcome: Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284399
eISBN:
9780823286348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284399.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter chronicles how Italian American organizations provided employment, housing, and resettlement assistance to tens of thousands of Italian immigrants, especially refugees, after they arrived ... More


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