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Adjustment Problems

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies structural adjustment, the reform paradigm that took up the basic proposals established in “Window of Opportunity”—a vision of transition to a market economy through “shock” ... More


Rest–Stimulus Interaction and Difference-Based Coding

Georg Northoff

in Unlocking the Brain: Volume 1: Coding

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199826988
eISBN:
9780199399024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826988.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Based on their actual state, the resting state’s spatial and functional features, e.g., functional connectivity and low-frequency fluctuations, may provide a “spatiotemporal window of opportunity” ... More


In Search of a Theory of Minor Powers in Interstate Asymmetric Conflict

Marinko Bobić

in Why Minor Powers Risk Wars with Major Powers: A Comparative Study of the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529205206
eISBN:
9781529205244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205206.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The second chapter presents the theoretical framework of minor powers in asymmetric interstate conflicts, in line with problem-driven pragmatism. The framework examines how foreign support, window of ... More


Managing Uncertainty

Dominic Wilkinson

in Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669431
eISBN:
9780191748783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669431.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

One way of reducing uncertainty in prognosis is to continue treatment until the patient’s prognosis is clearer. But the risk is that the child is no longer dependent on intensive forms of life ... More


Effectiveness in the House of Commons since 1997

Alexandra Kelso

in Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Norton (2000) outlined three conditions that must be met before effective parliamentary reform may proceed. The first necessary condition is a window of opportunity in which reform can take place. ... More


The Antinomies of Privatization in Eastern Europe

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter asks why the rhetoric of privatization came to dominate the transition debate. It tries to unpack the different meanings contained within the term ‘privatization’. It also provides ... More


Reform of the House of Lords since 1997

Alexandra Kelso

in Parliamentary Reform at Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076756
eISBN:
9781781702482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076756.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter outlines the House of Lords reform since 1997 and the role of the Labour Party government in the reform agenda. It employs historical institutional theory to analyse the events, as well ... More


Drivers of change, policy entrepreneurship and the institutionalization of children’s rights

Ingi Iusmen

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides insights into the analytical frameworks explaining the feedback effects triggered by the EU intervention in child rights in Romania, and the institutionalisation of this policy ... More


Back to the Drawing Board

Bruno Verdini Trejo

in Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Explores how, in the context of drought, the parties were able to move From Litigation to Cooperation. After a serious diplomatic confrontation and ensuing lawsuit in which both countries ended up ... More


Struggling with Knowledge Boundaries and Stickiness: Case Studies of Innovating Firms in an Emerging Economy

Solmaz Filiz Karabag and Christian Berggren

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Knowledge-based theories of the firm have inspired a rich literature on the search, transfer and integration of knowledge in advanced economies and their firms. This chapter builds on Carlile’s ... More


Conclusion: Trying but failing to renew social democracy

Eunice Goes

in The Labour Party under Ed Miliband: Trying but failing to renew social democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090707
eISBN:
9781526109637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090707.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that the Labour Party under Ed Miliband tried but failed to renew social democracy. Ed Miliband developed an egalitarian agenda ideologically cogent and that was predicated on the ... More


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