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Attitudes of Care

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Senegalese French-trained research-physicians in Dakar have adopted similar low-tech strategies and health interventions within the biomedical realm. It focuses on how ... More


Chapter Ten North by Southwest: The Final Years

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter details how in the last years of Strayhorn’s life, his and Ellington’s activities drifted in various directions. While the orchestra embarked on some of its most commercial projects ... More


Sacramental Causality: “Effecting What They Figure!”

Marilyn McCord Adams

in Some Later Medieval Theories of the Eucharist: Thomas Aquinas, Gilles of Rome, Duns Scotus, and William Ockham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591053
eISBN:
9780191595554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591053.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Circumcision and new-law sacraments were held to be efficacious signs of spiritual benefits in suitable receivers and/or the real presence of the Body and Blood of Christ. Since the material stuffs ... More


Route, Constellation, Faultline

Stephen Clingman

in The Grammar of Identity: Transnational Fiction and the Nature of the Boundary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278497
eISBN:
9780191706981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278497.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins by considering aspects of the biography of the black British writer Caryl Phillips, whose work sets out key features in contemporary transnational fiction. Brought to England from ... More


Private Lives and Public Policy—The Story of Diane Blood

Ruth Deech and Anna Smajdor

in From IVF to Immortality: Controversy in the Era of Reproductive Technology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199219780
eISBN:
9780191713002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219780.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The tension between individual reproductive desires and policy-making is explored in the context of Diane Blood's legal battle to use sperm obtained from her dying husband without his consent. The ... More


Paul Thomas Anderson

George Toles

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040368
eISBN:
9780252098789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040368.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since his explosive debut with the indie sensation Hard Eight, Paul Thomas Anderson has established himself as one of contemporary cinema's most exciting artists. His 2002 feature Punch-Drunk Love ... More


Vietnam Memories Through Film

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War became the setting for more than 400 movies, documentaries, and TV series from the 1960s to the first years of the twenty-first century. Many of these Vietnam-era films explored ... More


King Baldwin II of Jerusalem and the West

Jonathan Phillips

in Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Leaving aside the exceptional circumstances that surrounded Prince Bohemond I's visit to France in 1106–7, the first occasion on which the settlers turned to the West for military assistance was ... More


Introduction

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

in Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229109
eISBN:
9780823241057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1974 Richard Gambino, together with Ernest Falbo and Bruno Arcudi, founded Italian Americana. This historical and cultural journal followed the wave of interest in Italian Americans that had been ... More


1986: The Drugs Issue: AIDS Rises up the Policy Agenda

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

AIDS became a policy issue of the highest priority, indeed it soon became a matter of national emergency. Key members of the AIDS policy community, Philip Mortirner from the PHLS, Harold Gunson from ... More


Benedict's Hates a Quitter: Athletics at a Catholic Prep School

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the value of sport in advancing the institution of St. Benedict's. It first cites the hardwood heroics of Jimmy Donahue in winning the school's first ... More


Bias

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a two-part study. The first part examines the regression to the mean incurred in measuring and remeasuring systolic blood pressure on the same individual. The second part ... More


The Peace Corps, Population Control, and Cultural Nationalist Resistance in 1960s Bolivia

Molly Geidel

in Peace Corps Fantasies: How Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692217
eISBN:
9781452952468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692217.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Moving to a closer study of the 1960s Peace Corps’ on-the-ground impact, the last chapter chronicles the agency’s work in and expulsion from Bolivia. It surveys the network of military and civilian ... More


Back to Basics

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Arthur Penn's life reentered television at the strangest time. After he had already spent his salary earned from Bonnie and Clyde and while the film went through a studio writeoff that was ... More


Blood Loss and Slow Harm in Times of Scarcity

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

For women who have stopped cutting, the success of interventions against cutting in northern Ghana is also an index of a troubled economy and consequent bodily vulnerability and precarity. Chapter 5, ... More


Violence and the Abolition of Outcaste Status

David L. Howell

in Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240858
eISBN:
9780520930872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240858.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reports the immediate effects of the abolition edict. It also discusses the Mimasaka Blood-Tax Rebellion of 1873. Murderous violence in late Tokugawa and early Meiji popular protest as ... More


‘The master's dance to the master's voice’: revolutionary nationalism and women's representation in Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary (1981), the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o points to the strong position that women characters have held in his work over the years. Beginning with the writing ... More


Dancing with the Double: Reaching Out from the Darkness Within

Drucilla Cornell

in Clint Eastwood and Issues of American Masculinity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230129
eISBN:
9780823235124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230129.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the nature of evil and its relationship to eroticism, the issue of doubling, and the questions Eastwood poses about the relationship between retribution ... More


Haemosexuality

Gretchen Riordan

in Deleuze and Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the role of blood in the facialisation of social subjects. Like other parts of our bodies, blood tends to be given an identity and a role in the grid of social relations. In a ... More


Sylvester Stallone and John Rambo’s Trek across Asia: Politics, Performance and American Empire

Gina Marchetti

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Sylvester Stallone's Rambo films (1982–2008). The Rambo series moves from stories involving a rebellious questioning of the U.S. government, the war and American cultural ... More


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