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Commission Leadership and the Internet: Dragging the Net through Choppy Waters

Jamal Shahin

in Leaderless Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199535026
eISBN:
9780191715860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535026.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

To overcome its reputation as a remote bureaucracy, the Commission has used the Internet to promote public and media understanding, citizen participation and support for the EU, as well as for ... More


Performing Authenticity

Julian Johnson

in Mahler's Voices: Expression and Irony in the Songs and Symphonies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195372397
eISBN:
9780199870844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372397.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Contemporary criticism often likened Mahler's music to the performance of an actor. The final chapter draws out the tension between expression and irony, arguing that Mahler's music is characterized ... More


Mission Mississippi

Peter Slade

in Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With both a theology of open friendship in place and an understanding of Mississippi's history as the Closed Society, the third chapter lays out the short history of Mission Mississippi. Started in ... More


Phrase Structure and Verb Classes

D. Gary Miller

in Language Change and Linguistic Theory, Volume II: Morphological, Syntactic, and Typological Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199583430
eISBN:
9780191595288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583430.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the theoretical points and verb classes presupposed in other chapters. It can be ignored by those familiar with generative theory. Lexical and functional structure are ... More


External Arguments in Transitivity Alternations: A Layering Approach

Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou, and Florian Schäfer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199571949
eISBN:
9780191757433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571949.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This book is an exploration of the syntax of external arguments in transitivity alternations from a cross-linguistic perspective. The empirical focus is the causative/anticausative alternation and ... More


THE RECORDED VOICE FROM VICTORIAN AURA TO MODERNIST ECHO

John M. Picker

in Victorian Soundscapes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195151916
eISBN:
9780199787944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151916.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that while moderns used the gramophone to represent their concerns over the disintegration of artistic “aura” in an age of mechanical reproduction, Victorians used the phonograph ... More


Faithful Revolution: How Voice of the Faithful Is Changing the Church

Tricia C. Bruce

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385847
eISBN:
9780199873371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385847.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In January 2002, investigative reporting at the Boston Globe set off a wave of revelations regarding child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy and the transferring of abusive priests from parish to ... More


Revenants and Migrants: Hardy, Butler, Woolf and Sebald: British Academy Lecture

Gillian Beer

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses how far during the twentieth-century writers have trusted memory as good. It compares the longing mistrust of Hardy's poem ‘The Voice’ with the serene re-embodiment of Mrs. ... More


Governing Access to Essential Resources

Katharina Pistor and Olivier De Schutter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Essential resources do more than satisfy people’s needs. They ensure a dignified existence. Since the competition for essential resources, particularly fresh water and arable land, is increasing and ... More


Conclusion

Tricia Colleen Bruce

in Faithful Revolution: How Voice of the Faithful Is Changing the Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385847
eISBN:
9780199873371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385847.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the second major gathering of VOTF, where the movement asserts its place as a voice for Catholic laity in the absence of existing structures for participation in church ... More


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