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When Did Indians Become Straight?Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755455
eISBN:
9780199894888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How have discourses of sexuality shaped depictions of native identity, and how have ideas about kinship been central to these ongoing struggles over the character and contours of native peoplehood? ... More

When Does Gender Matter?Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Kathleen Dolan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the number of women candidates for office in the United States increases each election cycle, scholars are confronted with questions about the impact of their sex on their chances of success. ... More

When Gay People Get MarriedWhat Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding licenses all over California in the first ... More

When God Spoke GreekThe Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Timothy Michael Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This new book narrates in a fresh and exciting way the story of the Septuagint, the Greek Scriptures of the ancient Jewish Diaspora that became the first the Christian Old Testament. Consisting both ... More

When Gossips MeetWomen, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book explores how women of the poorer and middling sorts in early modern England negotiated a patriarchal culture in which they were generally excluded, marginalized, or subordinated. It focuses ... More

When Government FailsThe Orange County Bankruptcy

When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More

When Governments Break the LawThe Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussain (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Barack Obama has repeatedly ... More

When Humans Become MigrantsStudy of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

When Humans Become Migrants: Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint

Marie-Bénédicte Dembour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199667833
eISBN:
9780191748660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667833.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The treatment of migrants is one of the most challenging issues that human rights, as a political philosophy, faces today. It has increasingly become a contentious issue for many governments and ... More

When International Law WorksRealistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Tai-Heng Cheng

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses the current international law debates and transcends them. Responding to influential statements on international law by such scholars as Goldsmith, Posner, O'Connell, and Guzman, ... More

When Languages DieThe Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge

When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge

K. David Harrison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195181920
eISBN:
9780199870622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181920.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

It is commonly agreed by linguists and anthropologists that the majority of languages spoken now around the globe will likely disappear within our lifetime. The phenomenon known as language death has ... More

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