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Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Victoria Harris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the German sex trade from the lowest level upwards, focusing on the voices and experiences of the prostitutes. The book moves telescopically through four chapters. It begins with ... More


How We Act: Causes, Reasons, and Intentions

Berent Enç

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256020
eISBN:
9780191602238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256020.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Attempts to answer the question of whether it is possible to understand agency as realized within a world construed ‘naturalistically’, that is, in terms of causal relations among events and states ... More


Examining 50 Years of Haredi Deviance

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter uses the data base to generate descriptive statistics. It shows that Haredi deviance and non-conformity increased continuously between 1948-1998. This increase is characterized by ups ... More


Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Geoffrey Rose, Kay-Tee Khaw, and Michael Marmot

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630971
eISBN:
9780191723551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Strategy of Preventive Medicine, by Geoffrey Rose, first published in 1993 remains a key text for anyone involved in preventive medicine. Rose's insights into the inextricable ... More


Conclusion

Donald Black

in Moral Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737147
eISBN:
9780199944002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737147.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The theory of moral time explains conflict: the clash of right and wrong. It explains why deviant behavior is deviant, and why some deviance is worse—why it attracts more punishment or other social ... More


Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One social arena where cultural conflicts are played out is the media. This book examines more than 50 years of media reported unconventional and deviant behavior by the fundamentalist ... More


Rebels without a Cause?: A Politics of Deviance in Saudi Arabia

Abdullah al-Otaibi and Pascal Ménoret

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter analyses a particularly daring and dangerous yet common practice among male youth in Saudi Arabian cities: car skidding at high speed, or tafhit. It aims first to give a somewhat ... More


Theocratic Democracy and Cultural Conflicts: Puzzles and Solutions

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Democracy and theocracy seem to be two opposing forms of government. However, modern states need to cope with seculars who want to live within a democracy and fundamentalist religious people who want ... More


The Printed Media: Making News—Constructing Realities

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the role of the media (e.g., control, transmission of culture, mobilization, create a sense of integration and purpose) and how news are constructed and transmitted. It ... More


Illustrative Events and Affairs

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Data presenting Haredi nonconformity and deviance are divided between “events” and “affairs.” An event consists of a discrete occurrence. For example, burglary, rape, beating. An affair consists of a ... More


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