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Physical Challenge and Performance

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.15
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter offers advice for performers in dealing with physical challenge, such as short-term illness, long-term infirmity, and aging. Being active for as long as possible and for as much as ... More


Will Revival Come?

Joen A. Carpenter

in Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195129076
eISBN:
9780199853274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129076.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Repeatedly, and with growing intensity, fundamentalists called for and looked longingly toward a spiritual quickening in the churches and a great religious awakening in their land. Fundamentalist ... More


Reversing

F.H. Buckley

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the faults and changes sought in American private and criminal law. It discusses constitutional infirmities and the reversibility of presidential government. The chapter also ... More


Cross-examination and the Vulnerable Witness

Louise Ellison

in The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299097
eISBN:
9780191685613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299097.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses in Great Britain. Cross-examination is lauded within the common law tradition as the definitive forensic device for exposing ... More


Introduction: choice and the life cycle

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the weight of vital choices in the life cycle which are often seen as the key to fulfilment and self-realisation. It notes that choices in this area are necessary, very ... More


The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity

Georges Vigarello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159760
eISBN:
9780231535304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159760.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to the present, paying particular attention to the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public ... More


Conclusion

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

in Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The fourth age is realised by and within the moral imperative of care. Recognising that a person needs help in looking after themselves implies not just vulnerability but incapacity. What renders ... More


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