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Introduction

Sharon Moughtin‐Mumby

in Sexual and Marital metaphors in Hosea, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Ezekiel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239085
eISBN:
9780191716560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239085.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the persuading power of metaphors. It then outlines sexual and marital metaphorical language in traditional scholarship, feminist scholarship, ... More


Situating Familicide

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

The opening chapter introduces a sociohistorical approach to the study of familicide, which takes shape against the backdrop of the ethnographic research and social policy work of the author. The ... More


Introduction

Jeff Good

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This introductory chapter exemplifies different approaches to the problem of understanding the relationship between language universals and language change, using the heuristic categories structural, ... More


Introduction

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged: Heresy, Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter introduces the reader to the theme of “Jewish and Christian relations in Late Antiquity,” as treated by students of early rabbinic Judaism. It describes recent developments in scholarly ... More


Employment Research in Crisis

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter reviews the institutional development of employment research in the US, Britain, and Germany. It discusses symptoms of the current academic crisis in the study of work and employment and ... More


Using the Historical Approach

Richard Hoefer

in Policy Creation and Evaluation: Understanding Welfare Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735198
eISBN:
9780199918560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735198.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The historical approach to policy analysis is described and applied to the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Law. At its heart, the historical approach to policy analysis is the ... More


Defective Paradigms: Missing Forms and What They Tell Us

Matthew Baerman, Greville G. Corbett, and Dunstan Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264607
eISBN:
9780191734366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264607.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

An important design feature of language is the use of productive patterns in inflection. In English, we have pairs such as ‘enjoy’ — ‘enjoyed’, ‘agree’ — ‘agreed’, and many others. On the basis of ... More


Epilogue

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Concludes in nationalism and with the First World War. The new and fragile modern Protestant constitutional church order, in particular the heyday of modern university theology (1890 ‐1914), is ... More


Keats and the Historical Method in Literary Criticism

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates the tactical procedures which typify an historical approach, as well as the way historical information tends to open up new dimensions for a more comprehensive and precise ... More


Examining History

David C. Ratke

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The historical model of Undergraduate Research in the discipline examines archaeological and documentary sources in order to examine the historical forces at work in the shaping of a particular ... More


Internalism, Externalism, and the Architecture of Justification *

Alvin I. Goldman

in Reliabilism and Contemporary Epistemology: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199812875
eISBN:
9780199933150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812875.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter takes a look at the debate between externalism and internalism, starting with its most basic points. It first questions the standard terms of engagement within the justifiers debate, and ... More


Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Matthew Hart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores what happens when poets identify vernacular language with the spirit of transnational modernity. It asks whether vernacular poetries are doomed to be provincial or implicitly ... More


The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works: An Essay in the Philosophy of Music

Lydia Goehr

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235415
eISBN:
9780191597503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235410.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What is the difference between a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and the symphony itself? What does it mean for musicians to be faithful to the works they perform? To answer such questions, ... More


Historical Approaches

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter compares methodological developments in general historical research with some interpretive approaches to Pentecostal history. Writing history is described as accurate research of ... More


The Central Claim

Lydia Goehr

in The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works: An Essay in the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235415
eISBN:
9780191597503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235410.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Identifies the philosophical content of the claim that the work concept began to regulate musical practice at a particular point in history. The ontological picture presupposed by the historical ... More


Toward a Comparative-Historical Sociology of Religious Politics: The Case for Cross-Religious and Cross-Regional Comparisons

Ateş Altınordu

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that comparative-historical approaches to sociology promise to make distinctive contributions to the project of de-centering and re-centering the sociology of religion presented ... More


Jewish Law during the Second Temple Period *

Daniela Piattelli and Bernard S. Jackson

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Second Temple period covers the legal system from the period in which the Judaean community under Nehemia and Ezra were able to restore the operations of various institutions that were authorized ... More


Prologue: Constellations: Past Meets Present in Feminist Film History

Monica Dall’asta and Jane M. Gaines

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This prologue examines overarching issues about women's film history, feminism, and the researching and writing of film history. Foregrounding historiographic problems, it explores the researching ... More


Analyzing Interaction in Meetings: Perspectives from Critical Discourse Studies and the Discourse-Historical Approach

Ruth Wodak

in Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses salient concepts of Critical Discourse Studies (CDS) in respect of analyzing organizational communication and discourse with a focus on decision-making. More specifically, this ... More


Discourse, Memory, and Identity

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter sets out the central theoretical frameworks that form the basis of this study. The concept of discourse is firstly enumerated with an explanation of why this concept is potentially so ... More


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