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Autonomy as Reproductive Labour: The Neoliberal Woman and Visual Networks of Empire

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter studies a neoliberal globalized world that is mostly self-governed and technologically advanced. When transnationalizing India and Bengal, the norms of personal and group autonomy are ... More


Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism

John Kinsella

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075582
eISBN:
9781781701034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075582.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book explores the author's contemporary poetics and pedagogy as it emerges from his reflections on his own writing and teaching, and on the work of other poets, particularly contemporary writers ... More


Introduction

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The introduction discusses the theme of this volume which is about ethics and Gandhian thought. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the application of Gandhian thought for ... More


Global civil society: myth or reality?

Frederick Powell

in The politics of civil society: Neoliberalism or Social Left?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347640
eISBN:
9781447303947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347640.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter analyses the idea of ‘the social’ in a globalised world. It explores the challenges to civil society of world poverty, as a global social policy issue. It discusses how conservative ... More


Contextualizing the debate over democracy

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the recent explosion of theories of democratization within a globalized world. It demonstrates how ‘democracy’ has too quickly become, both academically and politically, all ... More


Defining Globalization

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter arrives at a working definition of globalization by examining existing definitions and making a critique of some. At first, it would appear that a globalized world is one in which there ... More


Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Charles A. Perrone

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034218
eISBN:
9780813038797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This volume explores how recent Brazilian lyric engages with its counterparts throughout the Western Hemisphere in an increasingly globalized world. The study focuses on the years from 1985 to the ... More


“The World is Global”

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter revisits some of the people the author had previously interviewed on the anthrax epidemic. It reveals that the families of the victims do not think of the past anymore, and then ... More


Introduction

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The introduction discusses the theme of this volume which is about ethics and Gandhian thought. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with the application of Gandhian thought for ... More


The Politics of Democratization: The Circular Problem of State Sovereignty

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the influence of the national minority discourse on the politics of democratisation. It analyses relevant texts produced within the Council of Europe that preceded the ... More


Twenty-First-Century Fiction

Berthold Schoene

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at how the contemporary British and Irish novel is becoming part of a new globalized world literature, which imagines the world as it manifests itself both within (‘glocally’) and ... More


The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Akira Akabayashi (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is the first book on bioethics to present a genuine engagement between scholars and practitioners from the East and West, and the first book in the discipline of bioethics for the globalised ... More


“All of Us Are the Same”: Negotiating Loss, Witnessing Disability

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines two plays by Asian Canadians, Betty Quan’s Mother Tongue and Sunil Kuruvilla’s Rice Boy, which use people with disabilities to critique current social practices and assumptions. ... More


The Changing Face of Leadership

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Cultural differences, geographical differences, and generational differences are all contributing to complexity for leaders in their management of the global business environment. The recognition, ... More


Where the Danger Is, Grows the Saving Power Also

Yoriko Otomo

in Unconditional Life: The Postwar International Law Settlement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198733812
eISBN:
9780191817250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733812.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at how post-war thinkers have thematized the role of technology in their determinations of what it means to be human in a globalizing world. Looking at Martin Heidegger’s ... More


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