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Coordinated policy-making in lifelong learning: functional regions as dynamic units

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Kevin Lowden, Valeria Pandolfini, and Nikolas Schöneck

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The assumption that the implementation of Lifelong learning (LLL) policies is best studied at the regional/local level invited us to take a more differentiated look than the national level allows ... More


Numbers and Geography

Richard Pomfret

in The Economics of Regional Trading Arrangements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248872
eISBN:
9780191596797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248877.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deals with the fundamental question of what should be the unit of analysis in trade theory, which has been driven in part by difficulty in determining the analytical status of the EU; is intra‐EU ... More


Political Science: Architectonic Discipline or Academic Carrefour?

Johan P. Olsen

in Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593934
eISBN:
9780191594632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593934.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 6 elaborates how studies of unsettled polities have implications for the identity and boundaries of political science. The discipline has been portrayed as a master discipline and also a ... More


From Data to Inference and Back Again: Perspectives From Content Analysis

Andrea Volkens, Judith Bara, Ian Budge, Michael D. McDonald, Robin Best, and Simon Franzmann

in Mapping Policy Preferences From Texts: Statistical Solutions for Manifesto Analysts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640041
eISBN:
9780191757181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640041.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 11 concludes the discussion of Manifesto Project procedures by showing how they fit into the general field of textual content analysis. In contrast to most approaches MARPOR aims at ... More


Learning (Multiple) Lessons from Europe: Criminological Scholarship on White-Collar Crime

Fiona Haines

in European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This essay is an antipodean reflection on the unique contribution provided by this collection on European perspectives on white collar crime. The structure is framed around identifying units of ... More


Conclusions

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

This final chapter summarizes the major propositions and findings of the book. It reviews the units and strategies of analysis employed throughout the empirical chapters (non-ethnic units; ... More


Law’s Cliffs

Lee Anne Fennell

in Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650265
eISBN:
9780226650432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650432.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 11 extends issues of aggregation and lumpiness to legal doctrines that embed discontinuities or cliff effects. It begins with the observation that law often generates all-or-nothing outcomes. ... More


Conclusion

Lee Anne Fennell

in Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226650265
eISBN:
9780226650432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650432.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The book concludes with takeaways for policymakers, lawyers, academics, and anyone else who is interested in understanding and leveraging the lessons of lumpiness. Lessons include recognizing ... More


The Development of Cultural Theory as Pertinent to a Cultural Models Approach

Giovanni Bennardo and Victor C. de Munck

in Cultural Models: Genesis, Methods, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908042
eISBN:
9780199369706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908042.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The chapter reviews the development of cultural theory in social and cultural anthropology. A theory of culture is offered that is derived from a synthesis of the ... More


Normative Choices in Measurement Design

Sabina Alkire, James Foster, Suman Seth, Maria Emma Santos, José Manuel Roche, and Paola Ballón

in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199689491
eISBN:
9780191793745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689491.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After a measurement methodology has been chosen, the design of poverty measures—whether unidimensional or multidimensional—require a series of normative choices. These choices relate to the space of ... More


Defining Project Objectives

Kai R. Larsen and Daniel S. Becker

in Automated Machine Learning for Business

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190941659
eISBN:
9780197601495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941659.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

This section covers the first steps of a the Machine Learning Life Cycle Model; how to specify a business problem, acquire subject matter expertise, define prediction target, define unit of analysis, ... More


Individuals, Communities, and Postmodernism: Some Notes

John Finnis

in Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays Volume IV

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580088
eISBN:
9780191729409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580088.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter offers a brief discussion of a draft paper by Daniel Ortiz, focusing on whether individuals or communities should be the unit of political and social analysis. It is hazardous to discuss ... More


A Guide for a Systematic Qualitative Analysis

Fernando Rosenblatt

in Party Vibrancy and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190870041
eISBN:
9780190870072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870041.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops in detail the methodological research strategy followed in the study. It describes the connection between concepts and analysis. Most of the evidence used for assessing party ... More


A Summary Measure of Health Inequalities: Incorporating Group and Individual Inequalities

Yukiko Asada

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Measurement of health inequalities unfair health inequalities or health inequities to be more precise is central to any research and policy efforts to address health inequalities. Health inequality ... More


From Individuals to Interactions

Janet Beavin Bavelas

in Face-to-Face Dialogue: Theory, Research, and Applications

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780190913366
eISBN:
9780190913397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913366.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Part I covers three conceptual and methodological changes necessary to understanding face-to-face dialogue. Chapter Two describes a change of focus from individuals to interactions: The minimum unit ... More


Mendelian Executive: Design and the Evolution of Strategies

Daniel A. Levinthal

in Evolutionary Processes and Organizational Adaptation: A Mendelian Perspective on Strategic Management

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780199684946
eISBN:
9780191897375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684946.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

A “Mendelian” executive is proposed as an image of strategy-making that lies intermediate between the grand strategist suggested by rational choice approaches and a Darwinian process of random ... More


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