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The Humble Origins of Modern Japan's Machine Industry

Jun Suzuki

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the importance of artisan workshops in the development of the machine manufacturing industry. Silk-reeling and coal mining, which played the significant role in Japan’s ... More


Networking for conservation

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567714
eISBN:
9780191718311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567714.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Networking involves aligning one's interests with other individuals, groups, and communities to increase the success of a conservation effort. Talking with festival attendees at an information booth, ... More


Tenacious Tamika

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Academic workshops were scheduled for each morning — Janet Mayer taught English and reading. Tamika stuck to her, and so began their relationship that has stuck for all these years. Although not all ... More


Jölich Workshop Excerpts

yosef Grodzinsky and Katrin Amunts

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents excerpts from the Jülich workshop, which represent the main issues that arise when one attempts to reconcile the multiple perspectives that currently exist on Broca's region. ... More


Learning and Incentive Systems in Japanese Industry

Kazuo Koike

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the character and content of workers' skills on the shop-floor in production workshops and makes clear the learning process in which the skills are formed. It also delves into ... More


Building Community Through Self-Awareness and Self-Expression

Gail Brown

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of creating the From Where I'm Standing photo-documentary workshop in 1995. Since 2005, she has been providing in-depth photography and writing workshops at ... More


Introduction

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter sets out the central concerns and questions of the book, contending that while a thriving retail trade was essential for the functioning and survival of the city of Rome, ... More


The Form and Function of Tabernae

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The commercial unit of the taberna (or έργαστήριον) played a central role in the retail trade of Rome. This chapter begins by establishing an architectural typology for these units, which is then ... More


Conclusion

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter provides a synthesis of the discussions presented in the preceding chapters. It emphasises the diversity of the retail trade in Rome and the central role it played in both the ... More


Promoting Understanding, Healing, and Reconciliation in Rwanda

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the use of training/workshops with varied groups in Rwanda to promote understanding of the origins and impact of mass violence, as well as avenues to healing and ... More


Collapse or adaptation? The problem of the urban decline in late antique Greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The examination of the archaeological evidence from the main urban centers of late antique Greece shows that only in a few cases (Thessalonica, Nikopolis) did the ancient urban layout and street grid ... More


Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Eitan Y. Wilf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The rise of innovation as a key focus in the contemporary business world has found expression in the growing number of innovation consultants, a professional group of people who argue that they can ... More


Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Par Kumaraswami and Antoni Kapcia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book looks at a much-misunderstood aspect of the Cuban Revolution: the place of literature and the creation of a literary culture. Based on over 100 interviews with a wide range of actors ... More


Approaches to Practice

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

The purpose of Chapter 9 is to explore the strategies community musicians use to generate music making environments that are accessible for those who wish to participate. Approaches to music making ... More


The oncology setting

Teresa E Young

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

As more cancer patients use complementary therapies to control symptoms and improve their quality of life, provision of these therapies, both independently funded and within a state funded health ... More


The Australian model

Caroline Nehill and Alison Evans

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0056
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In Australia, management of cancer patients occurs along a continuum starting with screening and diagnosis, through treatment and supportive care, to follow-up, and, in some cases, palliative and ... More


New Management Research Models: Lessons from the ATLAS Adhocracy

Timo J. Santalainen, Markus Nordberg, Ram B. Baliga, and Max Boisot

in Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sets the scene for the chapters that follow. It describes a series of workshops in which the ATLAS Collaboration was explored with the collaboration's project leaders from a managerial ... More


Post-Apartheid Electra: In the City of Paradise

Elke Steinmeyer

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In 1998, four years after the first free elections in South Africa, the Cape Town producer (and actor) Mark Fleishman and his team put a new adaptation of the Electra myth on the stage of the ... More


One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America

Melanie Heath

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737125
eISBN:
9780814744901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737125.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The meaning and significance of the institution of marriage has engendered angry and boisterous battles across the United States. While the efforts of lesbians and gay men to make marriage accessible ... More


Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers: Craft, Creativity, and Cultural Heritage in Hawaii, California, and Australia

Andrew Warren and Chris Gibson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838287
eISBN:
9780824869632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838287.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Over the last forty years, surfing has emerged from its Pacific islands origins to become a global industry. Since its beginnings, surfing's icon has been the surfboard. To a surfer, a board is more ... More


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