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When Life Strikes the PresidentScandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Jeffrey A. Engel and Thomas J. Knock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This collection explores what happens when life, so to speak, strikes the President of the United States: how illness, personal loss, and scandal have affected a president’s ability to lead, shaped ... More

When Men DanceChoreographing Masculinities Across Borders

When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and in different cultural contexts. In many societies, the public ... More

When Men Murder Women

When Men Murder Women

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199914784
eISBN:
9780190225469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Children and Families

This book presents research unique in its breadth, depth, and detail and uses both quantitative and qualitative evidence from Casefiles and Interviews with men convicted of murder. The focus is on ... More

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban SchoolsClass, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race, and the Challenge of Equity in Public Education

Linn Posey-Maddox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226120188
eISBN:
9780226120355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120355.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the school choices and engagement of middle- and upper middle-class parents in urban education. It is based upon ethnographic research conducted in a California public elementary ... More

When Mirrors Are WindowsA View of A.K. Ramanujan's Poetics

When Mirrors Are Windows: A View of A.K. Ramanujan's Poetics

Guillermo Rodríguez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463602
eISBN:
9780199087235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463602.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

A.K. Ramanujan (1929–1993) was an acclaimed translator and poet, as well as a seminal essayist, teacher, and intellectual with a multilayered genius and aesthetic vision. This critical work on one of ... More

When Norms CollideLocal Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Karisa Cloward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190274917
eISBN:
9780190274955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors, while many of these ... More

When Peace Is Not EnoughHow the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The state of Israel is often spoken of as a haven for the Jewish people, a place rooted in the story of a nation dispersed, wandering the earth in search of their homeland. Born in adversity but ... More

When Physics Became King

When Physics Became King

Iwan Rhys Morus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542010
eISBN:
9780226542003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542003.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

As recently as two hundred years ago, physics as we know it today did not exist. Born in the early nineteenth century during the second scientific revolution, physics struggled at first to achieve ... More

When Prayer FailsFaith Healing, Children, and the Law

When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Shawn Francis Peters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Relying on religious traditions that date back thousands of years, many devout Christians turn to prayer rather than medicine when their children fall victim to illness or injury. Faith healers claim ... More

When Prisoners Come HomeParole and Prisoner Reentry

When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Joan Petersilia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Every year, hundreds of thousands of jailed Americans leave prison and return to society. Largely uneducated, unskilled, often without family support, and with the stigma of a prison record hanging ... More

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