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Anthropometric Status: An Incomplete Indicator of Undernutrition

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses conceptual issues related to the use of anthropometric measures as indicators of nutritional status. One problem is that there is no consensus on whether children of different ... More


Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More


Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Anna Dezeuze

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book proposes a new reading of contemporary art between 1958 and 2009 by sketching out a trajectory of ‘precarious’ art practices. Such practices risk being dismissed as ‘almost nothing’ because ... More


Family Medicine: I will Never Fly in a Helicopter Again

Bruce Arroll

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In Chapter 22, the author discusses his career as a physician in general practice. He describes an especially harrowing experience accompanying a patient on a helicopter ride to the hospital with ... More


War, Revolution, and the Uncertain Primacy of Domestic Politics

T.G. Otte

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

No great power was forced to go to war by domestic politics. Each had profound reasons for hesitation and countries were divided on action. While Eckart Kehr and his followers were wrong to claim ... More


(Re)figuring Justice

Andrew Dilts

in Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262410
eISBN:
9780823268986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262410.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The final chapter calls a refiguring of justice that moves toward communicative and deliberative theories of democracy and democratic practice that begin by theorizing injustice, difference, and ... More


Families That Fail: The Mechanisms and Labor of Productivity

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Sending workers overseas is an expensive proposition and a great deal of research is invested in minimizing costs and maximizing returns of expatriate employees. This chapter explores the widely held ... More


Failing bodies

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which pain, injury and the failure to complete a long swim are experienced and accounted for in marathon swimming, and asks what this means for our understandings of ... More


Emergency and the Everyday

Katherine Fusco and Nicole Seymour

in Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041242
eISBN:
9780252050107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041242.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introduction outlines Reichardt’s career, from promising indie auteur in the 1990s to a subsequent retreat from the spotlight to a triumphant return in the mid-2000s. The book’s argument is laid ... More


Operating on the Problem through Trial and Error

Luis Perez-Breva and Nick Fuhrer

in Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Figuring out how to show that your problem is wrong is, in essence, how you work your way through innovating. As you do so, try to imagine the next thing about your innovation prototype that will ... More


The Rhetoric of Failure

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers the frequent revaluation of success and failure in Seth’s narratives, placing him in a Chekhovian tradition of storytelling that is characterized by “the irony of ... More


BiDil and Racialized Medicine

Jonathan Kahn

in Race and the Genetic Revolution: Science, Myth, and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156974
eISBN:
9780231527699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156974.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the use of racialized medicine, specifically BiDil, and the concerns that emerge over the dangers of reifying race in a manner that could lead to new forms of discrimination. ... More


The Policies of Localism: Debates, Dilemmas, and Decisions in Local Television Regulation

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapters 2 through 5 house the case studies for the book. Each chapter is sub-divided by country to give the reader a detailed understanding of the dynamics at play. Chapter 2 assesses the structural ... More


The Rise of Genteel Sport

Kenneth Cohen

in They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the rise of “genteel sport,” a particular brand of sporting culture that emerged in the middle of the eighteenth century as part of a broader effort to craft and unite a ... More


Agile Hermeneutics and the Conversation of the Humanities

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter returns to the method in the digital humanities. It argues that the humanities can be thought of as a dialogue over time and that computing methods have a place in this ... More


The Dead Look: The Death Mask, the Corpse Image, and the Haunting of Fiction

Jeff Fort

in The Imperative to Write: Destitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254699
eISBN:
9780823260836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter builds on the previous chapter’s discussion of remnants of death as emblems of ghostly temporality. The death mask in Blanchot’s Death Sentence (L’arrêt de mort) is placed at the center ... More


Conclusion: the end

Alexander Spencer

in Romantic Narratives in International Politics: Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095290
eISBN:
9781526115287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095290.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion briefly summarises the main arguments of the book before turning to alternative reasons for the dominance and marginality of certain (romantic) narratives. Here the chapter tentatively ... More


Managing for legacy

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates Blair’s acceptance, in 2006, of what had become a notice to quit as Leader. In explaining what forced this position, attention is often primarily focused on Brown and a ... More


Negative Feminism and Anti-Development in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out

Anne Cunningham

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay considers how Virginia Woolf’s feminist critique in her first novel is linked to a negative feminism and a modernist aesthetic of failure. Woolf’s Rachel Vinrace enacts a form of shadow ... More


Could custody visiting be made to work?

John Kendall

in Regulating Police Detention: Voices from Behind Closed Doors

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343516
eISBN:
9781447343714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343516.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Custody visiting is not independent, and it is not effective as a regulator. The relation between custody visiting and deaths in custody has been suppressed by the police and the Home Office. The ... More


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