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Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Majority Scots have less contact, friendship, and knowledge of the minorities than the minorities have of the majority. Minority perceptions of the majority are broadly accurate. In particular, they ... More


Harassment, Discrimination, Abuse

Asifa Hussain and William Miller

in Multicultural Nationalism: Islamophobia, Anglophobia, and Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199280711
eISBN:
9780191604102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280711.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Two-thirds of Pakistanis and two-fifths of English report being subjected to ‘intentional insults’, although most claim that their abusers were not really ‘typical Scots’. Integration may reduce the ... More


Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London

Laura Gowing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207634
eISBN:
9780191677755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines for the first time women's experiences and gender relations in the diverse and mobile society of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century London. It focuses on disputes over sex, ... More


Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Jerome Neu

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The schoolyard wisdom about “sticks and stones” does not take one very far: insults do not take the form only of words, in truth even words have effects, and in the end the popular as well as the ... More


ON FEELING INSULTED

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Starting with etymological issues, this chapter focuses on the relation of feeling insulted to anger and dejection, the contrast between intentional and unintentional insult, and issues of ... More


Good Temper and Forgiveness (NE IV.5)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to Aristotle’s doctrine of the mean, each virtue is bracketed by two vices. A competing theory considers each virtue to be opposed by only one vice. The farther one gets from that vice, the ... More


Escalation: From Verbal Duel to Vindicatory Exchange

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Feud is often used as a convenient shorthand for its most violent manifestation, the vengeance killing. In early modern France, however, feuding was concerned as much with lawsuits and arbitration as ... More


Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Silenced describes the dire effects of blasphemy and apostasy restrictions in contemporary Muslim-majority countries, and the promotion of such restrictions internationally, and in the West. In the ... More


Politeness in Epistolary Conflict

Jon Hall

in Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329063
eISBN:
9780199870233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329063.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the extent to which principles of polite restraint were observed by Cicero and his contemporaries in their correspondence when engaging in disputes and disagreements. It focuses ... More


Gender

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Exploring international alliances from another perspective, this chapter analyzes the use of metaphors of gender, sexuality, and kinship in international diplomacy. Soldiers and diplomats, whether ... More


Anger, Gratitude, and Enlightenment Sociability

Patrick Coleman

in Anger, Gratitude, and the Enlightenment Writer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589340
eISBN:
9780191723322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589340.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines how entitlements to anger and obligations of gratitude were redefined in eighteenth-century France, a society in which cultural status began to be based on talent rather than ... More


Introduction

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this survey we cover three things. First, we provide an overview of the actual practice and the consequent dire effects of current blasphemy and apostasy restrictions in some major contemporary ... More


Conclusions

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Within the Muslim world, victims of accusations of insulting Islam are not limited to those who insult or mock. They include “post-Islamic” groups such as the Baha’is or Ahmadis, converts from Islam, ... More


Insults in Storytelling

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter seeks to provide an introduction to the psychology of insults, through the medium of organizational stories. It charts different forms of insulting behaviour such as exclusion, ... More


The Enduring Self: A First-Person Account of Brain Insult Survival

J. ALLAN HOBSON

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

In this chapter world-renowned sleep and dreaming researcher J. Allan Hobson provides a harrowing yet moving personal perspective on his own “journey of the self.” In February of 2001, Dr. Hobson ... More


The language of treachery in newsbooks and polemic

Andrew Hopper

in Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199575855
eISBN:
9780191744617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575855.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the colourful vocabulary of insult applied to turncoats in the printed news of the period, as polemicists attempted to become arbiters of what constituted treacherous conduct. ... More


Honour, reputation, and the self-fashioning of elite side-changers

Andrew Hopper

in Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199575855
eISBN:
9780191744617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575855.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

Rather than appear as cynical opportunists, many elite side‐changers sought to ‘spin’ their past actions to support a self‐image of constancy, reliability, and untarnished honour. This chapter ... More


Mocking the Clergy: Wars of Words in Parish and Pulpit

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter presents an array of incidents in which laymen berated and insulted their ministers, and a smaller number of cases when clergymen poured verbal venom on members of their congregation. ... More


The Politics of Age

Paul Griffiths

in Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the politics of age in Tudor and Stuart England. It investigates contemporary perceptions of the social order and the strategic allocation of distinctive functions and ... More


Accounting for Asymmetry?

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Offers a final proposal on the two questions of the question of why death is bad, and whether it is worse than prenatal non‐existence (the asymmetry thesis); it is concerned with whether there are ... More


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