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Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Jill Stauffer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical loneliness is the experience of being abandoned by humanity, compounded by the cruelty of wrongs not being heard. It is the result of multiple lapses on the part of human beings and political ... More


Ethical Loneliness

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Establishes what ethical loneliness is and why it is a problem. Supports its argument both with a phenomenology of the concept and support from concrete cases of injustice.


Censorship and Sovereignty (1916–1929)

Rachel Potter

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter looks at the two headline censorship cases in the period, that of James Joyce’s Ulysses in the USA and Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness in the UK, alongside less public forms of ... More


James Douglas: The Sanitary Inspector of Literature

David Bradshaw

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reveals the enormous impact of one man—the journalist James Douglas—in the censorship of books in the early twentieth century. It brings to life the rhetorical excesses of Douglas’ ... More


After Jix (1930–1945)

Elisabeth Ladenson

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the period 1930–1945. It documents new cases of literary censorship, most notably of works by Potocki de Montalk and James Hanley, and the continuing fall-out from The Well of ... More


The effect of family status on well-being

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While much research has documented the major demographic changes which have been taking place in our society and in societies around us, little research has examined the effects of these changes on ... More


Social ability or social frailty? The balance between autonomy and connectedness in the lives of older people

Anja Machielse and Roelof Hortulanus

in Ageing, meaning and social structure: Connecting critical and humanistic gerontology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300908
eISBN:
9781447307822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300908.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the important role of social relationships for ageing well in contemporary society, where people are less able to fall back on 'given' bonds such as family or neighbourhood ... More


Between inclusion and exclusion in later life

Thomas Scharf

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter has two broad aims. First, it seeks to summarise a growing, international body of gerontological knowledge relating to the theme of social exclusion as it affects ageing adults. Second, ... More


Boy-Girls and Girl-Boys: Postwar Lesbian Literary Representations

Deborah Cohler

in Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter explores the textual and extratextual lives of three British novels, all published within a few months at the end of 1928, each of which takes female same-sex eroticism as its subject. ... More


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