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A Decision-making Model for Public Management. The Existence of a Policy Framework for Performance in Romania

References Anthony, R. (1965) Planning and Control Systems: A Framework for Analysis . Division of Research, Boston: Harvard Business School. Bondar, F. and E. Răuţă (2010) `Strategic Planning and Performance Management - Best Practice Cases in Central and Local Public Administration’, Report financed by the European Social Fund for the Management Authority Increasing Administrative Capacity, http://www.publicadministrationreform.eu/?q=taxonomy/term/4 (16, February, 2014). Bryson, J. M. (2004) Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit

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The Opera Experience: Performing a Vibrato with the Audience
Pre-conditions, strategies and the experience

(2), 131-151. Blumer, H. (1966) ‘Sociological implications of the thought of George Herbert Mead’, American Journal of Sociology , 71 (5), 535–544. Blumer, H. (1986) Symbolic Interactionism: Perspective and Method . Berkeley [etc.]: University of California Press. Boerner, S. and Jobst, J. (2008) ‘The perception of artistic quality in opera – results from a field study’, Journal of New Music Research , 37 (3), 233–245. Boerner, S. and Renz, S. (2008) ‘Performance measurement in opera companies: comparing the subjective quality judgement

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The Idea Is for Us to Work Here In The Workshop!: The Re-functionalization Of Artisans’ Economic and Cultural Circuits In Florianopolis, South Brazil

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The purpose of the paper is to present and interpret strategies used by urban artisans to (re)functionalize their workshops into showcases where their performances are (re)organized and exhibited. The workshop is presented here as a privileged space where different aesthetic and political, economic and historic experiences (re)construct performances, as well as other systems of artifacts and spatialities. The atelier is understood as architectural space that performatizes globalized scenographies of desire and their fragmentations and overlappings. We conducted an ethnography impregnated by the random relation of events, encounters and exchanges (whether symbolic or economic) in urban contexts. As a result, we present various devices that trigger expression and updating found in both the artisans’ biographical trajectories and in the systems of artifacts and spaces in a recent urban society.

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Being Moroccan abroad. Objects and culinary practices in women subjectivation

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The definition of the self is a complex process which unfolds in everyday life though the use of objects and the performance of practices. Among others, food and culinary objects and practices contribute to the material foundation of subjectivation. Starting from De Certeau’s analysis of everyday life (1984) and adopting Warnier’s praxeological approach to subjectivation, our article aims at studying how two Moroccan women living in Milan’s suburbs make themselves through the materiality of food and related practices in a migration context. They move in peculiar ways among the constraints imposed both by the new local context and the country of origin food cultures. Through everyday food practices, women define a proper Moroccan “style” (Gell, 1998) made of diverse life stories as well as of an embodied collective memory anchored to materiality; they witness of different manners of being Moroccan, and of being it abroad.

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Institutional Logics as orchestras’ strategic dilemma

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In many societies, professional orchestras serve cultural, educational, entertaining, and economic functions, and they aim high: they aim to be artistically excellent. Pursuing partly cultural, social and economic goals, orchestras are exposed simultaneously to respective institutional logics. These logics provide a framework for relevant actors (state, benefactors, audiences) to support orchestras. Changing logics coupled with drastic changes in audiences afford to classical orchestras the challenge of developing strategies in order to survive. While Germany with its high number of orchestras per habitants experiences particularly high pressure to walk new paths, strategic development will become a more urgent topic in other countries as well since each performance begs for recognition in the big and increasing panoply of culture, education, and entertainment. Based on historical developments and an empirical study of German audiences we discuss two directions for strategic development, here for orchestras in Germany: a) the combination of elements from different logics, and b) the development of audiences.

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Quality of Government and Decentralization in Romania

Working Paper’, The World Bank Development Research Group Macroeconomics and Growth Team. Matei, A and F. Popa (2009) Impact of Decentralization on the Corruption Phenomenon , MPRA Paper. Muller, U. (2009) From Subsidiarity to Success: The Impact of Decentralisation on Economic Growth - Creating a Decentralisation Index , researched and produced for Assembly of European Region. North D.C. (1990) Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance . Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. North D.C. (1998) ‘Where have we been and

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Mobile Eating: A Cultural Perspective

References Allon, G., A. Federgruen, and M. Pierson (2011) ‘How Much Is a Reduction of Your Customers’ Wait Worth? An Empirical Study of the Fast-Food Drive-Thru Industry Based on Structural Estimation Methods’. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 13(4):489-507. Alosco, M.L., M.B. Spitznagel, K. Hall-Fischer, L. Miller, V. Pillai, J. Hughes, and J. Gunstad (2012) ‘Both Texting and Eating Are Associated with Impaired Simulated Driving Performance’. Traffic Injury Prevention, 13(5):468-475. Bisogni, C

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Shifting Food Consciousness: Homesteading Blogs and The Inner Work of Food

Sustainability Performance of Local Food Production in Home Garden.’ Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 19(1): 33-55. Gottlieb, R. and A. Joshi (2010) Food Justice. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Hayes, S. (2010) Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture. Richmondville, NY: Left to Write Press. Just Food “What is Food Justice.” http://justfood.org/advocacy/what-is-food-justice. (consulted 24 February 2016). Macias, T. (2008) ‘Working Toward a Just

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Work and study: exploring the social actions of undergraduates on a Social Protection Scheme in Ghana

References Bound, J., Lovenheim, M. F., and Turner, S. (2012), ‘Increasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States’, Education Finance and Policy 7 , Vol. 19 No. 5, pp. 481-501. Bradley, G. (2006), ‘Work participation and academic performance: a test of alternative propositions’, Journal of Education and Work , Vol. 19 No. 5, pp. 481-501. Callender, C. (2008), ‘The impact of term-time employment on higher education students’ academic attainment and achievement’, Journal of Education Policy , Vol. 23 No. 4, pp. 359-377. Cermak

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Cultural Hybridity in the USA exemplified by Tex-Mex cuisine

Foodways in America: Symbol and the Performance of Identity’ In Brown, L. K. and K. Mussell (eds.) Ethnic and Regional Foodways in the United States: The Performance of Group Identity, pp. 37-65. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press. Knepper, W. (2011) Postcolonial Literature. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. Lee, J. H., J. Hwang, and A. Mustapha. (2014) ‘Popular Ethnic Foods in the United States: A Historical and Safety Perspective’ Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 13: 2-16. Long, L. M. (2015

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