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Citizenship By Degree

Author : Deondra Rose
ISBN : 0190867302
Genre : Education, Higher
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What explains the progress that American women have made since the 1960s? While many point to the feminist movement, this work argues that higher education policies paved the way for women to surpass men as the recipients of bachelor's degrees and helped them move toward full, first-class citizenship.
Category: Education, Higher

Wirkungen Atypischer Besch Ftigung Auf Arbeitszufriedenheit Und Organizational Citizenship Behavior

Author : Melanie Florack
ISBN : 9783866185579
Genre : Psychology
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Als Reaktion auf den zunehmenden Flexibilisierungsdruck setzen Unternehmen vermehrt auf den Einsatz atypischer Beschäftigungsformen wie Teilzeitarbeit, geringfügige Beschäftigung, Leiharbeit und befristete Beschäftigung. Bisher wenig erforscht sind allerdings mögliche versteckte Kosten atypischer Beschäftigung. In der vorliegenden Arbeit wird auf der Grundlage der Wert-Erwartungs-Theorie und der Theorie der relativen Deprivation postuliert, dass atypische Beschäftigung negative Wirkungen auf Arbeitszufriedenheit und Organizational Citizenship Behavior (freiwilliges Arbeitsengagement) ausübt. Dafür werden zwei Erklärungsfaktoren angenommen: Eine geringere Integration der atypisch Beschäftigten in die sozialen Netzwerke (Netzwerk-Zentralität) sowie das Empfinden von Benachteiligung gegenüber den Normalbeschäftigten. Zur Überprüfung der Hypothesen wurde eine standardisierte schriftliche Befragung an Pflegekräften eines Universitätsklinikums vorgenommen. Die Ergebnisse zeigen eine negative Wirkung atypischer Beschäftigung (hier: unbefristete Teilzeitbeschäftigung und befristete Vollzeitbeschäftigung) auf Organizational Citizenship Behavior und überraschenderweise eine positive Wirkung auf Arbeitszufriedenheit. Eine intervenierende Wirkung von geringerer Netzwerk-Zentralität und empfundener Benachteiligung (relativer Deprivation) konnte teilweise bestätigt werden.
Category: Psychology

Citizenship And Participation In The Information Age

Author : Manjunath Pendakur
ISBN : 9781551930350
Genre : Political Science
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This book reflects each contributor's vision of the future, visions that range from the enthusiastic and hopeful to the pessimistic and fearful.
Category: Political Science

Citizenship

Author : Bryan S. Turner
ISBN : 0415102456
Genre : Social Science
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SECTION 2: THE CLASSICS
Category: Social Science

Citizens By Degree

Author : Deondra Rose
ISBN : 9780190650971
Genre : Social Science
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Since the mid-twentieth century, the United States has seen a striking shift in the gender dynamics of higher educational attainment as women have come to earn college degrees at higher rates than men. Women have also made significant strides in terms of socioeconomic status and political engagement. What explains the progress that American women have made since the 1960s? While many point to the feminist movement as the critical turning point, this book makes the case that women's movement toward first class citizenship has been shaped not only by important societal changes, but also by the actions of lawmakers who used a combination of redistributive and regulatory higher education policies to enhance women's incorporation into their roles as American citizens. Examining the development and impact of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the Higher Education Act of 1965, and Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, this book argues that higher education policies represent a crucial-though largely overlooked-factor shaping the progress that women have made. By significantly expanding women's access to college, they helped to pave the way for women to surpass men as the recipients of bachelor's degrees, while also empowering them to become more economically independent, socially integrated, politically engaged members of the American citizenry. In addition to helping to bring into greater focus our understanding of how Southern Democrats shaped U.S. social policy development during the mid-twentieth century, this analysis recognizes federal higher education policy as an indispensible component of the American welfare state.
Category: Social Science

Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship And Cultural Nationalism

Author : J. Font-Guzmán
ISBN : 9781137455222
Genre : Political Science
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Drawing from in-depth interviews with a group of Puerto Ricans who requested a certificate of Puerto Rican citizenship, legal and historical documents, and official reports not publicly accessible, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán shares how some Puerto Ricans construct and experience their citizenship and national identity at the margins of the US nation. Winner of the 2015 Juridical Book of the Year in the category of ‘Essay Promoting Critical Thinking and Analysis of Juridical and Social Issues.’
Category: Political Science

Global Business Citizenship

Author : Donna J. Wood
ISBN : 0765635569
Genre : Business & Economics
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This practical and engaging book provides a coherent approach to global business responsibility and ethics based on the latest research, theory, and practice. The authors incorporate numerous interesting and current real world examples to support the argument that corporations need to - and can - identify and implement processes that foster ethical conduct, ensure basic human rights, protect the natural environment, and enhance social justice wherever businesses operate around the globe. "Global Business Citizenship" combines elements of political theory, stakeholder relationships, business ethics, corporate social performance, accountability and measurement, and organizational change. Its practical approach encompasses "best practices" in stakeholder management, experiments in applying corporate values to local conditions, and social environmental auditing and reporting. Focusing on the strategic alignment and change management process for implementing business citizenship principles and practices, it is an essential supplement for any course concerned with ethics and social responsibility in today's global business climate.
Category: Business & Economics

Territories Of Citizenship

Author : L. Beckman
ISBN : 9781137031709
Genre : Political Science
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A comprehensive exploration of theories of citizenship and inclusiveness in an age of globalization. The authors analyze democracy and the political community in a transnational context, using new critical, conceptual and normative perspectives on the borders, territories and political agents of the state.
Category: Political Science

The Electronic Republic

Author : Phillip J. VanFossen
ISBN : 155753506X
Genre : Computers
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This work looks at Lawrence Grossman's statement in 1991 that America was becoming an 'electronic republic, a democratic system that is vastly increasing the people's day-to-day influence on decisions of state'. It argues that research has indicated that his prediction has, for the most part, failed to come to fruition.
Category: Computers