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On Studying Governments

Rudy B. Andeweg

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter gives an overview of approaches to the study of governments, building explicitly on the work of A. King (1975) and C. Campbell (1993), who, respectively, offered three research themes ... More


Theoretical perspectives: linking research and practice

Liz Rolls

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses and considers theoretical perspectives in the context of childhood bereavement and the services designed to support them. The discussion also allows an exploration of the ... More


Introduction

Marguerite W. Dupree

in Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840–1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204008
eISBN:
9780191676079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204008.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses how people create and adapt to the process of the industrialization. The book focuses on a specific subject by looking at the changes that were associated with the ... More


Theoretical Perspectives on Work and Care

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter seeks a suitable theoretical perspective from which to develop the proposal for a right to care. Established theories of equality and distributive justice are used to illustrate the ... More


Schools and grief: attending to people and place 1

Louise Rowling

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Reviews on previous literature on young people's bereavement show that the acknowledgement of their social worlds has not been fully explored. This chapter discusses and draws on various theoretical ... More


On Fieldwork and Theory

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Fieldwork has long replenished the lifeblood of anthropology through the continual engagement of the theory of observed realities of people's lives. This chapter serves to depict the role and import ... More


Self-Actualization, Society, and Scientific Psychology

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter outlines the rise and fall of the humanistic theoretical perspective, which can be found in academic psychology. Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, and Carl Rogers are just some of the founders ... More


Conclusions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the themes that are raised in the fieldwork chapters and views them from a more theoretical perspective. It focuses mostly on the institutional constraints and opportunities ... More


Theoretical Perspectives on the Informal Economy

Rajesh Raj S.N. and Kunal Sen

in Out of the Shadows?: The Informal Sector in Post-reform India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199460847
eISBN:
9780199086870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460847.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter briefly reviews the main theoretical perspectives on the informal economy. The review begins with the dual economy model, the dominant conceptual framework for understanding the informal ... More


A good life in policy

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter identifies the emergence of ideas about a good life in policy. It tries to deconstruct some of the theoretical and conceptual perspectives that have framed the search for a good life. ... More


The Republic in Theory and Practice (1797–99)

Biancamaria Fontana

in Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how Staël combined a series of observations on the immediate situation of France with more theoretical considerations, in this case a reformulation of the theory of ... More


Managing Institutional Complexity: Regime Interplay and Global Environmental Change

Sebastian Oberthür and Olav Schram Stokke (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015912
eISBN:
9780262298346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Institutional interaction and complexity are crucial to environmental governance and are quickly becoming dominant themes in international relations and environmental politics literature. This book ... More


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