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The individualisation of activation services in context

Rik van Berkel and Ben Valkenburg

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter talks about the main topic of the book, which is individualisation. It defines individualisation of social service provision as services that should be adjusted to ... More


Social Transformation and Education Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Clemens Noelke and Walter Müller

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents a general overview of core features of the transformation process in the countries in the study. After the introduction, the second section develops the main analytical approach ... More


Agents of Change: The Formation of New Evaluation Communities

Violaine Roussel

in Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter Seven draws from the case study of independent film agents to shed light on the process by which (e)valuation communities form and transform at the same time as new agenting roles are ... More


Old Assets, New Liabilities? How Did Individual Characteristics Contribute to Labor Market Success or Failure After 1989?

Martin Diewald, Heike Solga, and Anne Goedicke (eds)

in After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the role that resources and experiences acquired in the former GDR played as conditions for success and failure in the new labor market, describing several aspects. One is the ... More


Introduction: The Triple Challenge for Europe

Jan Fagerberg, Staffan Laestadius, and Ben R. Martin

in The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Europe is confronted by an intimidating triple challenge—economic stagnation, climate change, and a governance crisis. This introductory chapter demonstrates how the three challenges are closely ... More


Organizing Data-driven Companies

Henri Schildt

in The Data Imperative: How Digitalization is Reshaping Management, Organizing, and Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198840817
eISBN:
9780191876462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840817.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines why and how digitalization is pushing organizations to adopt team-based structures, greater transparency, and agile work cultures. I draw attention to a shift in focus from ... More


The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Jan Fagerberg, Staffan Laestadius, and Ben R. Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Europe is confronted by an intimidating triple challenge: economic stagnation, climate change, and a governance crisis. This book demonstrates how these three challenges are closely interrelated. In ... More


Islamic Feminism: National and Transnational Dimensions

Susanne Schröter

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The aims of Islamic feminism are at once theological and socially reformist. Its proponents are often activists, as well as authors and scholars. It is linked to democratic reform movements within ... More


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