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. The Evil Incident

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the popular legends that float around the Bank and Strip, much is made of Yasin's paralysis. The accident is commonly viewed as the source of his power. As they say, truly great men bear the signs ... More


Provincial Battles: Problems in the Party

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter deals with the internal workings of provincial fascist party organisations and highlights the degree to which many local federations were characterised by permanent factionalism and ... More


The Provincial Party: Activity and Reputation

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter looks closely at the levels of activity of the local fascist organisations and the degree to which the fascist movement managed to penetrate local society through the use of local ... More


Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Priscilla Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Thousands of people from more than eighty countries have traveled to China since 2001 to undergo fetal cell transplantation. Galvanized by the potential of stem and fetal cells to regenerate damaged ... More


Death and Burial: October 2 to November 18, 1855

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter chronicles Kierkegaard's final moments as well as his subsequent burial. After falling unconscious on October 2, 1855 and suffered paralysis in his legs thereafter, Kierkegaard was ... More


A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More


Paralysis

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the paralysis in external policy which was supported by intelligence. France remained an introspective nation and the corollary to this introspection was a sort of paralysis ... More


Myotonic Goats and Migraines

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Peculiar disorders of muscle, characterized by episodic stiffness or weakness have been known for some time, both in humans and in animals. In 1939 Lindor Brown and McGhee Harvey investigate myotonic ... More


Meta-Theatre and Self-Consciousness

C. A. J. Littlewood

in Self-representation and Illusion in Senecan Tragedy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267613
eISBN:
9780191708350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267613.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses representations of audiences in Senecan tragedy, in particular the reactions of these internal audiences to scenes of violence and horror. Pain and a sadistic, voyeuristic ... More


Disability within Music-Theoretical Traditions

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Prevailing music theoretical models imagine a work of music as a metaphorical body susceptible to disabling conditions of one kind or another. These theories set themselves the task of normalizing ... More


Introduction: Exorcising America’s Demons, Building Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three demons bedevil contemporary American democracy in the domestic realm: economic inequality, the paralysis of federal policy-making, and racial injustice. American politics in the years ahead ... More


Strategic Innovation and Democratic Theory

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes how faith-based community organizing challenges three key demons of contemporary American democracy: rising economic inequality, racial injustice, and the continuing paralysis ... More


Conclusion: A Shared Future—Ethical Democracy, Racial Equity, and Power

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This unconventional conclusion considers the broad struggle for ethical democracy in the contemporary world. The chapter draws on the work of Jurgen Habermas to argue that constructing ethical ... More


Polio Can Be Conquered: Science and Health Propaganda in the United States from Polio Polly to Jonas Salk

Naomi Rogers

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the 1940s and 1950s, health officials in the United States regularly published popular guides to polio prevention, therapeutic manuals for the care of paralyzed patients, and inspirational tales ... More


EEG-based brain–computer communication

Gert Pfurtscheller and Christa Neuper

in The neurophysiological foundations of mental and motor imagery

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199546251
eISBN:
9780191701412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546251.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter considers the brain/computer used to drive robots from the brain activity during imagined actions, as it opens new possibilities ... More


“Doing” Science

Morrison Adrian R.

in An Odyssey with Animals: A Veterinarian's Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374445
eISBN:
9780199847938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374445.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reports the scientific application of animals in biomedical research and the accompanying personal ethical dilemmas faced in the pursuit of the author's profession for a period of over ... More


Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Christopher Bennett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608293
eISBN:
9780190638450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608293.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Two decades after the Dayton Peace Agreement came into force, Bosnia is not at war. However, the absence of war is not peace. Bosnia has failed to move on from conflict. Political processes are ... More


Rusty old car

Jonathan Cole and Henrietta Spalding

in The Invisible Smile: Living without facial expression

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566397
eISBN:
9780191693564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566397.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reflects from the perspective of those with Möbius. People hear what it is like for one person living with Möbius and its limitations on a day-to-day basis. People with the condition ... More


Something wicked this way comes: causes and interpretations of sleep paralysis

Christopher C. French and Julia Santomauro

in Tall Tales about the Mind and Brain: Separating fact from fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198568773
eISBN:
9780191693779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568773.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Sleep paralysis consists of a period of inability to perform voluntary movements at sleep onset or upon awakening, either during the night or in the morning. It is classified as an REM (rapid eye ... More


A cinema of surfaces: Jack Clayton's Room at the Top

B. F. Taylor

in The British New Wave: A Certain Tendency?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069086
eISBN:
9781781701218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069086.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Jack Clayton's 1959 Room at the Top and concentrates on the film's opening sequences in order to achieve two related objectives. It explores in detail the ideas of the arrivals ... More


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