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The European Union After Amsterdam: Towards a Theoretical Approach to (Differentiated) Integration

Sieglinde Gstöhl

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a theoretical framework to analyse the interaction between ‘history-making’ and ‘everyday’ practices of integration in the EU. The framework, based on liberal ... More


Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides a comprehensive description and critique of the six most important historical interpretations of US Cold War foreign policy: traditionalism, revisionism, post-revisionism, ... More


Concluding observations, with steps toward neuroscience

Nelson Cowan

in Attention and Memory: An Integrated Framework

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195119107
eISBN:
9780199870097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119107.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter emphasizes a level of analysis at which subdivisions are avoided until shown to be fundamental. It helps especially in investigations of short-term memory, selective attention, and the ... More


Conclusions

Susan Niditch

in "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man": Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181142
eISBN:
9780199869671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181142.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This brief concluding chapter reviews major findings and reflects on the theoretical framework of the monograph. Allusions are made to the work of the various anthropologists, sociologists, ... More


Discovering Flexible Corporations of the Future: Managerial and Theoretical Implications

Henk W. Volberda

in Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295952
eISBN:
9780191685163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295952.003.0117
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Experimentations with new and different types of flexible organizational forms have emerged from competitive forces that have become increasingly changing. While some companies and managers have ... More


Social support, empathy and ecology: a theoretical underpinning for working with young people who have suffered child sexual abuse or exploitation

Pat Dolan and Caroline McGregor

in Child Sexual Exploitation: Why Theory Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447351412
eISBN:
9781447352266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351412.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents three proposed theoretical frameworks that can be usefully applied in working in the field of child sexual abuse (CSA). It argues that the functions of empathy, social support ... More


Exploring the Complexities of Human Action

Catherine Raeff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190050436
eISBN:
9780190050467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050436.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Exploring the Complexities of Human Action offers a bold theoretical framework for thinking systematically and integratively about what people do as they go about their complex lives in all corners ... More


Introduction

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction provides an overview of the historical context for the study and lays out the general theoretical framework within which the argument is made. It provides an overview of discussions ... More


Setting the Stage

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the development of China’s labour market, starting from the 1950s under a planned economy to the period of economic reform. It discusses a ... More


De-professionalism: an analytical framework

Nigel Malin

in De-Professionalism and Austerity: Challenges for the Public Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350163
eISBN:
9781447352273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350163.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

There are a number of ideological reference points from where the notion of de-professionalisation takes shape, including critiques of Neo-liberalism, Taylorism/Post-Fordism and the ideology of ... More


Street capital

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen

in Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter demonstrates the fruitfulness of a theoretical framework when studying, for example, practical rationality, the social and historical process of embodied dispositions, and the complex ... More


Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Reuven Snir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for the study of the literary history of the diverse production of contemporary Arabic literary texts and the reasons for their canonization. ... More


Theoretical Frameworks for Analyzing the Development of Institutions in Interaction with Their Environment

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter surveys institutional and organizational theories that are used for studying the statics and dynamics of the development of institutions in interaction with their environment. It ... More


Infant Spatial Categorization from an Information Processing Approach

Marianella Casasola

in Infant Perception and Cognition: Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195366709
eISBN:
9780199863969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366709.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Vision

This chapter outlines recent findings on infant spatial categorization, and examines these findings within the context of a constructivist information-processing approach. This approach offers a ... More


Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

Elizabeth C. Matto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105677
eISBN:
9781526128522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizen now offers a comprehensive description of the composition and behavior of the Millennial Generation, an explanation and critique of the study of youth engagement, and a unique approach and ... More


Introduction: India’s ‘Domiciled Community’: The Ambivalence of Whiteness under the British Raj

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter clarifies the book’s aim, scope, and approach. It first explains why and how the emergence of the ‘domiciled community’ (made of mixed-descent ‘Eurasians’ and ‘Domiciled Europeans’) in ... More


The “Old” Jewish Literary Discourse and the Illusion of Israeli Cultural Normalcy

in From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762007
eISBN:
9780804775021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762007.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes Jewish literary discourse in the twentieth century. It argues that the theoretical study of the Jewish literatures was not born in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem in the 1960s but rather ... More


Introducing Psychology

Catherine Raeff

in Exploring the Complexities of Human Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190050436
eISBN:
9780190050467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050436.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter sets the stage for a new way of thinking about human functioning by identifying some complexities of human functioning—that is, holism, dynamics, variability, multicausality, and ... More


Cognition and Real Music: The Psychology of Music Comes of Age

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter believes that there are five important characteristics of a healthy paradigm: an agreed set of central problems; agreed methods for working on these problems; agreed theoretical ... More


Participatory Action Research

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo's Street Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774160639
eISBN:
9781617971020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the major assumptions and values of PAR, as well as questions of ontology, epistemology, and methodology, and then discusses the limitations of PAR and some of the critiques ... More


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