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Equality and Responsibility

Christopher Lake

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

These days, arguments about distributive justice—i.e. arguments about who should get what—often centre around two ideas. One is that goods should be distributed equally. The other is that how people ... More


Choice and Incentive Inequality

Susan Hurley

in The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199281688
eISBN:
9780191603747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281688.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay considers the implications of self-interest for equality in the context of the ‘luck egalitarian’ view that an individual’s wealth is justly owned only if it is the result of a responsible ... More


The Reflective Life: Living Wisely With Our Limits

Valerie Tiberius

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199202867
eISBN:
9780191707988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202867.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How should you live? Should you devote yourself to perfecting a single talent or try to live a balanced life? Should you lighten up and have more fun, or buckle down and try to achieve greatness? ... More


Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Stewart Gordon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book offers advice for all performers to achieve performance mastery. It defines performance in the broadest terms as being applicable to many life situations and challenges in many professions. ... More


The War for Talent

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the war for talent, especially during a period where there are fewer talented workers. It studies the emergence of talent management, and looks at the globalization of the war ... More


Natural Talents, Luck, and the Market

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 6 looks at the position adopted by contemporary egalitarians on the moral status of natural talents—a position that draws much of its force from Rawls's claims about the arbitrariness of their ... More


Undominated Diversity

Philippe Van Parijs

in Real Freedom for All: What (if Anything) Can Justify Capitalism?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293576
eISBN:
9780191600074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293577.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Can one really claim to give as much real freedom as possible to those with least real freedom by giving to all the same basic income? What about those with less talents than others? What about the ... More


Rights as Political

Attracta Ingram

in A Political Theory of Rights

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279631
eISBN:
9780191599545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279639.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the connection between liberal democratic thought and a political understanding of rights, and their impact on belief in universal rights, human rights, rights-scepticism and ... More


Unequal Talents

Colin M. Macleod

in Liberalism, Justice, and Markets: A Critique of Liberal Equality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293972
eISBN:
9780191599798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293976.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines Dworkin's analysis of, and proposed solution to, the problem for egalitarian justice by natural differences in individual talent. Egalitarians seek a distribution that is ambition (or ... More


Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Aaron Williamon (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This book offers new perspectives and practical guidance for enhancing performance and managing the stress that typically accompanies performance situations. Specific recommendations are provided ... More


Anthony and Alistair: a smooth progression to talent?

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0044
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on two study participants who have both acquired high levels of expertise in traditional Western classical musicianship along unique syzygistic trajectories. The analyses are ... More


HR management

Carol Johnson

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Attracting, developing, motivating, and rewarding talent is a continuous and stretching process, but critical for the survival and growth of an organization. Human resource (HR) departments are ... More


The structure of musical talent

Dina Kirnarskaya

in The Natural Musician: On abilities, giftedness, and talent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199560134
eISBN:
9780191701795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560134.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The structure of musical giftedness is a reflection of the path of development which music has followed over the entire course of human history. Musical talent was arranged and formed together with ... More


Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Violaine Roussel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book takes the reader behind the scenes in Hollywood into the unknown world of talent agencies. Based on unprecedented fieldwork (122 interviews, as well as in situ observations at agencies), it ... More


Lawyers and Bureaucrats

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapters 7 and 8 show how institutional changes can lead to positive results. In Chapter 8, the authors examine the allocation of talent in Japan between the bureaucracy and the legal profession. ... More


The International Mobility of Talent and Economic Development: An Overview of Selected Issue *

Andrés Solimano

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Human talent is a key economic resource and a source of creative power in science, technology, business, arts and culture, and other activities. Talent has a large economic value and its mobility has ... More


The International Mobility of Cultural Talent *

Tony Addison

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Artists, musicians, and writers have always been great travellers. Today, their talent circulates in new ways, and takes new forms, as the creative industries expand globally in a marriage of media ... More


Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

James A. Phills Jr.

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Today's nonprofit organizations face an environment characterized by higher levels of competition for funding, clients and audiences, talent, and recognition. In addition, they confront greater ... More


High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Phillip Brown, Andy Green, and Hugh Lauder

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Economic globalization has led to intense debates about the competitiveness of nations. Prosperity, social justice, and welfare are now seen to depend on the creation of a ‘high-skilled’ workforce. ... More


Make It Old: Inventing Englishness in Four Quartets

Genevieve Abravanel

in Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754458
eISBN:
9780199933143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754458.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

It is an irony of the interwar years that an American, T.S. Eliot, became the most influential tastemaker in England. More surprising than Eliot’s didactic ambitions, however, was the way that ... More


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