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The New Politics of the Welfare State

Paul Pierson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The welfare states of the affluent democracies now stand at the centre of political discussion and social conflict. In this book, which grew out of two conferences held at the Center for European ... More


Introduction

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Tsene rene re-edition in 1786 was one of the earliest in Yiddish literature to have an enormous amount of alteration to fit modern Eastern Yiddish. What is noteworthy is that this was done in an ... More


Coping With Permanent Austerity Welfare State Restructuring in Affluent Democracies

Paul Pierson

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the contemporary politics of the welfare state takes shape against a backdrop of both intense pressures for austerity and enduring popularity. In this context, ... More


Conclusion

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

The undue persistence of Lowth's prescriptiveness, his language being that of an ordinary educated writer, his popularity and influence at the time, the grammar's innovative features, and his full ... More


‘A Deplorable Facility’: Popular Fiction

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes the term ‘popular fiction’ as it applies to Irish fiction between 1890 and 1922. It argues that the attempt to create believable plots and easily imaginable characters usually ... More


China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

How can one author be among the most bitterly rejected writers in one cultural context, while being one of the most celebrated in another? For decades, the works of the Austrian-Jewish writer Stefan ... More


Coercion and Consent in Nazi Germany: Raleigh Lecture on History

Richard J. Evans

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses three central propositions to a new consensus that the Third Reich was a ‘dictatorship by consent’. The first proposition states that the Nazis did not seize power; rather, ... More


Samuel Beckett and the Primacy of Love

John Keller

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063121
eISBN:
9781781700297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063121.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study is about the central place of the emotional world in Beckett's writing. Stating that Beckett is ‘primarily about love’, it makes a re-assessment of his influence and immense popularity. ... More


The popular traitor: responses to Essex

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 5 examines contemporary responses to the decline of Essex’s career, both positive and negative. It reconsiders the substance of his fabled popularity, and the growing divisions between those ... More


The sublime and the liberty of writing

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter looks more closely at Whig poetics, and in particular at the evolution of the Whig sublime. It approaches the question of the literary merit of Whig poetry by considering what it was ... More


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