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Niche News: The Politics of News Choice

Natalie Jomini Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199755509
eISBN:
9780199897162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Fox News, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Rush Limbaugh Show, National Public Radio—a list of available political media sources could continue without any apparent end. This ... More


What Is “In-Your-Face” Politics?

Diana C. Mutz

in In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165110
eISBN:
9781400865871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165110.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the concept of “in-your-face” politics. When it comes to expressing political views in face-to-face settings, most people are usually polite. With political television, in ... More


Is Legal Philosophy Normative?

Andrei Marmor

in Philosophy of Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141671
eISBN:
9781400838707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141671.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

H. L. A. Hart characterized his theory about the nature of law as “descriptive and morally neutral.” Like previous legal positivists such as John Austin and Hans Kelsen, he thought that a ... More


Thomas Aquinas on The Natural Law Written on Our Hearts

Eileen C. Sweeney

in Reason, Religion, and Natural Law: From Plato to Spinoza

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199767175
eISBN:
9780199979592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767175.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter shows the origins of diverse views of natural law in Aquinas as modern or anti-modern, secular or Christian in tensions present within Aquinas. Four areas of tension are traced: nature ... More


Ripples and Reverberations

Shelley Fisher Fishkin

in Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195121223
eISBN:
9780199855162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121223.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The first part of the chapter presents the other side of Mark Twain as a public figure, courted by limelight. The chapter asserts that Twain's mystique—his unique personality—is ultimately ... More


The Dictators

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's political views. It explains that Henson was not pleased with the peace that followed victory in World War 1 because he believed that the Treaty of Versailles ... More


Suffolk and the Tudors: Politics and Religion in an English County 1500–1600

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229148
eISBN:
9780191678868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229148.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This study throws new light on the relationship between the counties and central government from 1500 to 1600 and on the changing political and religious views of both gentry and people at the time ... More


Marriage and Politics

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the marriage and political career of Victor Considerant. It explains that Considerant married Julie Vigoureux on February 16, 1838 after more than ten years of being in love ... More


Importing Institutions and Comparative Capitalism

Douglas B. Fuller

in Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons: Firms and the Political Economy of China's Technological Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777205
eISBN:
9780191822995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777205.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter introduces the concept of importing institutions to critique the widely held view in the field of comparative political economy that a healthy, well-functioning political economy is one ... More


Mapping the Boundaries of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality

Linda M. Alcoff

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter critiques Jorge J. E. Gracia's views about the meaning and political implications of race, ethnicity, and nationality. In his book Surviving Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality: A Challenge ... More


Writing a Check That Philosophy Can’t Cash

Lucius T. Outlaw

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses philosophy and race within the context of a pragmatic approach in which social and political concerns are of the essence. It critiques Jorge J. E. Gracia's views because of ... More


African Americans in the Civil War Years

Paul D. Escott

in Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175355
eISBN:
9780813175683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175355.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The nation’s African Americans, living in both the North and the South and in freedom and in slavery, formed a diverse population. This chapter focuses first on the South’s slaves, whose initiatives ... More


A Taste For/of “inferior Literary Style”: The (Tom) Swiftian Comedy of Scylla and Charybdis

Thomas Jackson Rice

in Cannibal Joyce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032191
eISBN:
9780813038810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032191.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the “high” cultural sources in such way to identify Joyce's indebtedness to some of the literature that readers would readily find accessible. This chapter does not intend to ... More


‘Standing Counsel to the Illegal Organisation’ 1940–1942

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the success of Seán MacBride in the legal profession and his changing political views. It suggests that MacBride's success in securing a reprieve for Tomas MacCurtain put him ... More


Family and Education

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the early life of Theobald Wolfe Tone during the period from 1763 to 1790. Tone was born on June 20, 1763 in Dublin, Ireland and was the eldest son of Peter and Margaret Tone. ... More


Mercier and Other Novelists Born in the Early Nineteenth Century

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The historical novel in Louisiana is reviewed here initially, and the career of Charles Gayarré, a conservative historian and novelist, is examined. The chapter then outlines the career of the ... More


Mid-Nineteenth-Century Immigrant Francophone Authors

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines three minor authors and two important novelists, all of whom immigrated to Louisiana and wrote in French. Charles Testut, a journalist, poet, and novelist, is examined ... More


Becoming Legitimate? 1938–1940

in Seán MacBride: A Republican Life 1904–1946

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316586
eISBN:
9781846316722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316722.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of Seán MacBride as a barrister and his political views during the period from 1938 to 1940. It discusses MacBride's decision to end his official involvement with the ... More


The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America

David Sterritt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172011
eISBN:
9780231850711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172011.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

He became a movie star playing The Man With No Name, and today his name is known around the world. Measured by longevity, productivity, and profits, Clint Eastwood is the most successful ... More


Community, Memory, and the Integrated Post

Barbara A. Gannon

in The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834527
eISBN:
9781469603124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877708_gannon.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter argues that an integrated post represented a world that black and white veterans with disparate political views, from varying social and economic groups and a wide variety of military ... More


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