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The Exemplary Plane

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

in HumAnimal: Race, Law, Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677887
eISBN:
9781452948249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677887.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter cites historical examples of life that thrive on the suspension of law’s relation to language, explaining how a life that is marked by the singularity of an exceptional situation pretend ... More


The (Re)Making of a Good Public School: Parent and Teacher Views of a Changing School Community

Linn Posey-Maddox

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226120188
eISBN:
9780226120355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120355.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter investigates the social and political dynamics that the increased enrollment of white and multiracial middle- and upper-middle-class families brought about within a historically ... More


Ageing with disability: An introduction

Eva Jeppsson Grassman and Anna Whitaker

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter presents background and an introduction to the lifecourse- and ageing approach of the book. With focus on biography, ageing, and long lives with disability, the key questions of the book ... More


Lyric, Aestheticism and the Later Nineteenth Century

Marion Thain

in The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415668
eISBN:
9781474426855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415668.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 1 offers important historical and conceptual contexts for the late nineteenth century. The chapter suggests that ‘aestheticist lyric poetry’ might be usefully conceptualised ‘through the twin ... More


Introduction: Historical Context, Themes, Approach, and Research

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The introduction discusses the historical context, historiography, theoretical influences, research sources, and main themes of the book.


Introduction: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime—Brazil

Nina Schneider

in Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter introduces the history of the civilian-military regime, describes its core characteristics, outlines key tenets and ideologies used to legitimize the 1964 coup, and describes the ensuing ... More


Changing minds: opening up employment options for people with mental health problems

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the historical context, contrasting it with the research evidence regarding the work aspirations of people with enduring mental-health problems and their potential to become ... More


The Path to Gestational Surrogacy: Naturalizing the New Normal

Laura Harrison

in Brown Bodies, White Babies: The Politics of Cross-Racial Surrogacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479808175
eISBN:
9781479843589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808175.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter places reproductive technologies in historical perspective, beginning with the birth of the first child born through in vitro fertilization in 1978, the accompanied explosion of ... More


Introduction

Rachel Potter

in Obscene Modernism: Literary Censorship and Experiment 1900-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680986
eISBN:
9780191766008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680986.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction sets out the key arguments made in the book. It broadly outlines the historical context of prohibition in the period 1900–1940, noting the significance of the Obscene Publications ... More


Introduction: “The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry”

J. Blake Couey

in Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah: The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743552
eISBN:
9780191803185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743552.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Because form and meaning are inseparable in poetry, interpreters of First Isaiah should attend to matters of poetic style in these texts. Commentaries on Isaiah by Robert Lowth (1778) and George ... More


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