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IT Careers: Organizational and Occupational Strategies

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the issue of information technology (IT) careers through a detailed study of the Bank of Scotland's Customer and Branch Automation Network (CABINET), a project whose size and ... More


Administrative Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter moves down a layer to the assumed hierarchically inferior ‘administrative executive’ in its various configurations that are sketched in impressionistic fashion. The administrative ... More


The Uses of Portability: Circulating Experts in the Technopolitics of Cold War and Decolonization

Donna C. Mehos and Suzanne M. Moon

in Entangled Geographies: Empire and Technopolitics in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262515788
eISBN:
9780262295710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262515788.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the phenomenon of the mass circulation of technical experts to different locations around the world as an effect of the Cold War and decolonization in the years ... More


Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement

Gwen Ottinger and Benjamin R. Cohen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015790
eISBN:
9780262298407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015790.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Over the course of nearly thirty years, the environmental justice movement has changed the politics of environmental activism and influenced environmental policy. In the process, it has turned the ... More


Planning an HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the planning of a health impact assessment (HIA). Topics covered include models of HIA, stages in HIA, factors to consider when choosing outcomes to examine in an HIA, ... More


Human Practices: Interfacing Three Modes of Collaboration

Paul Rabinow and Gaymon Bennett

in The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012621
eISBN:
9780262255301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012621.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explores the two main existing modes in which professional ethicists interface with the scientific, regulatory, and policymaking communities, and advocates adopting a new, third mode of ... More


Collectivization and Industrialization: Learning From the Soviets

Deborah Fitzgerald

in Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter considers the international dimensions of early industrial agriculture. Ideas and techniques developed in America were used in establishing the collective farms in the Soviet Union. From ... More


Materials and Expertise in Early Modern Europe: Between Market and Laboratory

Ursula Klein Klein and E. C. Spary (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226439686
eISBN:
9780226439709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439709.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

It is often assumed that natural philosophy was the forerunner of early modern natural sciences. But where did these sciences' systematic observation and experimentation get their starts? In this ... More


Adopting a Multi-dimensional Lens to Approaching Risk in India

Raphaelle Moor

in India's Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450459
eISBN:
9780199083084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450459.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Delving into the sociological risk literature, Chapter 1 expands on each of the themes raised in the introduction. It begins by challenging the particularly narrow understanding of rationality ... More


The Black Art of Programming

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter traces the history of computer programming from its origins as low-status clerical work, often performed by women, into one of the highest-paid technical occupations of the late 1950s ... More


Conclusion

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

in Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter asserts that the study has portrayed Iraq's and Libya's nuclear programs from an insideout perspective, drawing on the con temporary perspectives of scientists, technical ... More


Welsh American Union Leadership

Ronald L. Lewis

in Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832202
eISBN:
9781469605814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887905_lewis.12
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the Welsh-born in America who abandoned mining to follow a career in organized labor. Some Welsh American coal miners achieved upward mobility within the industry by rising ... More


Conclusion

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion summarizes the findings of the books and then explores further avenues of research. This chapter explains how one needs to look at India’s Israel policy more like a segmented foreign ... More


Inside the Empire

Stephen Conway

in Britannia's Auxiliaries: Continental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808701
eISBN:
9780191846243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808701.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the different ways in which continental Europeans worked within the British Empire between about 1740 and 1800. It draws on a wide range of sources to piece together the ... More


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