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1960–1975: The Triumph of Decentralization

James Nye

in A Long Time in Making: The History of Smiths

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717256
eISBN:
9780191785986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717256.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Knowledge Management

There is a transition back to strong leadership—tough decisions are taken to address market conditions, despite unpalatable results. A weak Ralph Gordon-Smith allows two broad factions to emerge in ... More


 A Good Devil's Chaplain: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Richard Dawkins is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, The Ancestor’s Tale, The God Delusion, and many other books. Dawkins, known as an ... More


Accessible Communication and Information

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter starts by considering the Americans with Disabilities Act and regulatory requirements for ensuring effective communications with persons with disabilities. It then reviews approaches for ... More


Accounting for Moral Blindness: Vice of Wholeness

Mark E. Button

in Political Vices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190274962
eISBN:
9780190274986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274962.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the political vice of willful moral blindness. The problem this chapter addresses is not simply partial moral blindness, but the entrenched propensity and drive—fueled by ... More


Against Strong Experiential Rationalism

Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Benjamin W. Jarvis

in The Rules of Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661800
eISBN:
9780191748325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661800.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers the core of the argument against experientialist rationalism—the view that intuitions are a special form of experience that provide a priori evidence. The target of this chapter ... More


The Anatomy of Expression

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter is concerned with David Wilkie's representation of the human body, face and mind, and also addresses the expressions in Wilkie's pictures, which were often considered the bedrock of his ... More


Anxieties of the ‘Partly Colored’

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to question of the individual to investigate how intermediacy might be reconciled—or fail to be reconciled—by the subject. Highlighting the ways in which the figure of the Asian ... More


800 balas (2002): undoing the ignominy of boyhood

Peter Buse, Núria Triana Toribio, and Andy Willis

in The Cinema of Alex de la Iglesia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071362
eISBN:
9781781700952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071362.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Álex de la Iglesia's film 800 Balas, which was supposedly inspired by the stories of the stuntmen still working on the old western sets in Almería. De la Iglesia tells the ... More


The Beginning of Modern Times

in The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers attitudes toward the blind at the beginning of the early modern era. It discusses the evolution of public institutions and the reform of the Quinze-Vingts; the reformers of ... More


The Bible in Times of Plenty and Want

John Fea

in The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the American Bible Society (ABS) in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s—a time of prosperity and economic hardship. It begins with a discussion of ABS distribution to ... More


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