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Overview of the Host Business Systems

Tony Edwards, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, and Hartmut Wächter

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter establishes the distinctive characteristics of the four host business systems: the UK, Germany, Ireland, and Spain. After providing an overview of the role of foreign, particularly US, ... More


Country case study—UK

Robert Joyce and Luke Sibieta

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This is the fifth of six chapters that focus on one country in depth: the UK in this case. GDP fell by over 7% during the Great Recession (GR), a post-war record. Employment fell by less than GDP, ... More


Return to Poland

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers interviewees' opinions about returns, both to live in Poland and for holidays which help shape thoughts about longer-term or permanent return. It provides some general thoughts ... More


From an Activist’ s Point of View: Experiencing Transnational Dynamics among African Migrant Communities in the UK

Ijeoma Ajibade

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This essay provides a practical illustration of how transnational dynamics are taking place within African migrant communities in the UK. It discusses the work of three community organisations from ... More


Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning “fit” or “proper” while halal is an ... More


The political economy of English public services reform and implications for management knowledges in health care organizations

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores, in greater depth, the idea floated in the Introduction that the macro-level political economy of public services reform can exert effects on preferred management knowledges at ... More


Social justice for children: investigating and eradicating child poverty

Ruth Lister

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter stresses that Peter did not separate child poverty out from the wider issues of poverty and privilege as a discrete problem, which could be solved without addressing the underlying ... More


“ ’Twas better to die ’neath an Irish Sky, than at Suvla, or Sud-el-Bar”: Revolution and Counter-Revolution, 1914–1922

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume I: Colonialism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199243341
eISBN:
9780191863462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199243341.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates the significance of the First World War in the partial successes of Irish republicanism and Ulster unionism. The run-up to the 1916 Rising was preceded by significant ... More


The Regret of a Nation

Song-Chuan Chen

in Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Warlike party did not get its way entirely. To further elaborate the history of the Pacific party’s efforts in arguing against the war, this chapter shows how the British public opposed the war. ... More


India and the European Union: a relationship in search of meaning

Harsh V. Pant

in Indian foreign policy: An overview

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993368
eISBN:
9781526109859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993368.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines India’s ties with the European Union as they have evolved over the last two decades.


Cutting Deep: Bronze Age (1470–1290 cal. B.C.)

Doug Bailey

in Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter presents a detailed description, discussion, and interpretation of the Middle Bronze Age site, the Wilsford Shaft. The discussion moves the debate beyond the existing ... More


The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

While the implementation of evidence-based medicine guidelines is well studied, there has been little investigation into the extent to which a parallel evidence-based management movement has been ... More


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