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Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Susan E. Whyman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This study looks at rituals of sociability in new ways. Based upon thousands of personal letters, it reconstructs the changing country and London worlds of an English gentry family, and reveals ... More


Breaking the Code of Silence

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To fight the system (men’s power to hire), the Stuntwomen’s Subcommittee distributed a survey to Los Angeles and New York stuntwomen to prove to SAG that there were problems. After actor Vic Morrow ... More


Conclusion: Protestant Power and Plates of Peas

in Journey Westward: Joyce, Dubliners and the Literary Revival

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318238
eISBN:
9781846317705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317705.005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on James Joyce's book Dubliners. It describes the ways Joyce felt estranged from the prevalent power in Ireland of his times, which came primarily ... More


Politics embedded in language

John E. Joseph

in Language and Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624522
eISBN:
9780748671458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reviews various perspectives on language and politics. It discusses deferential address; gendered language; ‘powerless’ language; and the politics of language change.


Justice in Context

Ruth Anna Putnam

in Pragmatism and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190459239
eISBN:
9780190459260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter gives a rich account of pragmatist inquiry in the face of social injustice. Starting from the problem of society’s failure to meet the needs of the poor and the powerless, Putnam ... More


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