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Published: 11 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380047-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8004-7
Published: 01 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392552-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9255-2
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
...Few who have ever worked in higher education would be surprised to learn that more evidence has come out showing that student evaluations of teaching are often biased. In a recent study on gender bias in student evaluations in ps: Po liti cal Science & Politics, Kristina M. W. Mitchell and Jonathan...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-103
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391159-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9115-9
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396840-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9684-0
Published: 16 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002376-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0237-6
Published: 04 November 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381891-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8189-1
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396697-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9669-7
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8497-7
Published: 27 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387114-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8711-4
Published: 19 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8792-3
Published: 14 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380160-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8016-0
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... Culture is a powerful concept but also a polysemic, politically treacherous term. This chapter explores whether a notion of culture broadly inspired by the term’s usages in the social studies of science can productively be applied to a specific aspect of behavior in financial markets: evaluation...
Published: 16 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375845-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7584-5
... highlights the significance of intellectual and physical “impairment,” as opposed to socially created “disability.” The chapter offers an explicit moral evaluation of the data discussed throughout the book, and that evaluation is grounded in the capabilities approach to social justice. The chapter explains...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
...: evaluation, that is, efforts to determine the economic worth of financial instruments such as shares, bonds, and (in the particular case examined in the chapter) more complex instruments like collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and asset-backed securities (ABSs). Although CDOs and ABSs have similar...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter uses ethnographic observation in corporate offices and interviews with programmers and managers from India, Germany, Australia, and the United States to show how race is refracted and reimagined through evaluations of worker quality. It explores the ways that race is deployed around...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375197-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7519-7
... it necessary to evaluate the polyphony of tendential forces at whose crossroads each formation is located. This involves assessing which tendency is most intensely in-forming a given formation’s functioning. Processual tendencies must be distilled from their historical in-mixing with other tendencies...
Published: 21 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7291-2
... such projects. Recognition of development’s social construction forces one to recognize the agency of developers and beneficiaries alike, focus on a wide variety of outcomes, and deploy diverse and creative categories and modes of evaluation derived from multiple perspectives. ...
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7609-5
... The book closes by summarizing how a handful of black activists and thinkers evaluated President Richard Nixon’s now infamous 1972 trip to China and China’s evolving engagement of Africa during this decade. The chapter argues that to the extent that Nixon’s visit signified the prospect of...