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Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Joshua A. Berman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the Hebrew Bible to be a sophisticated work of political philosophy, and the birthplace of egalitarian thought. Focusing on the Pentateuch, this book lays bare the manner in which ... More


A Liberal Democratic Republic Struggles to be Born, 1814–78

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the desperate search for uniformity, the French moved from regime instability to government instability. The July Monarchy, the Second Republic, and the Second Empire are successively discussed, ... More


 Passage to India

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Webb's life following his resignation as US consul to Manila. It describes Webb's Oriental tour aimed at gaining support for his American Mission, which took him to Burma, and ... More


The Press Effect: Politicians, Journalists, and the Stories that Shape the Political World

Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152777
eISBN:
9780199833900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152778.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What Americans know, understand, and believe about the world of politics is the product of a negotiation between journalists and political actors. The news is primarily shaped not by a liberal or ... More


Introduction: ‘Strange and Unheard of Revolutions’

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In the period 1678 to 1730, the English press was undergoing some of the most important transformations in its history. In 1695, the lapse of the Licensing Act ended pre-publication censorship and ... More


Women in the London Book Trade

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 1 discusses women printers, publishers, booksellers, ballad-singers, hawkers, and other material producers and distributors of printed texts. It provides an overview of their commercial ... More


Anticlericalism

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the evidence for anticlericalism during the period, paying particular attention to the suggestions of considerable levels of anticlericalism in the late 17th and early 18th ... More


Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Beth Palmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the ways in which women writers utilized the powerful position of author-editor to perform conventions of gender and genre in the Victorian period. It examines Mary Elizabeth ... More


Conclusion

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The press was a crucial intermediary between various levels and aspects of mid-century politics. The most significant thing to emerge in the politics of the 1740s is the press reflection of the ... More


Conclusion

Jon L. Mills

in Privacy: The Lost Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367355
eISBN:
9780199867400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367355.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A central lesson of this book establishes that many forces combine to infringe on an individual's personal privacy. These forces, including the government, the press, private corporations, and other ... More


Russia: Limping Along Towards American Democracy ?

Peter Rutland

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Questions the extent to which post‐communist Russia has indeed become a democracy. It examines the problems of Russian democracy in different areas such as elections, separation of powers, judicial ... More


Freedom from the Press

William Miller, Annis‐May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The relationship between press freedom, individual liberty, and democracy is somewhat ambiguous. Bias, censorship, and sensational or intrusive reporting arouse special concern. A survey of broadly ... More


Towards More Open Democracies: The Expansion of Freedom of Information Laws

Bruce E. Cain, Patrick Egan, and Sergio Fabbrini

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tracks the expansion of Freedom of Information (FoI) laws in advanced democracies, and examine the patterns of usage by citizens and the press in a few selected cases. In 1970s, only ... More


Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Wenqing Kang

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This is a serious study on the topic of male same-sex relations in China during the early twentieth century, illuminating male same-sex relations in many sites: language, translated sexological ... More


Finland: From Political Amateurs to Political Class

Ilkka Ruostetsaari

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In historical perspective, the history of Finland's political class is one of gradual growth. Parliamentary salaries and public party financing were established before 1967, thus laying the ... More


Humanitarian Organizations and the Role of Media

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part 1 argues that when there are large numbers of internally displaced people, humanitarian groups should anticipate and prepare for the risks of a large outflow of refugees. The chapter argues that ... More


Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Jane A. Bernstein

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Venice achieved preeminence as a great publishing center and music printing capital of Renaissance Europe. This book presents a broad overview of the Venetian music press during the mid-16th century. ... More


Why I Welcome TV Cameras at the Death Bed: First published in the Daily Mail (20 March 1998).

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0037
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter presents a short piece that appeared in the Daily Mail, around the time that a film was shown on television containing scenes of a patient dying in the care of a hospice home care team. ... More


Sense Making on the Shop Floor: The Narrative Dimension of Organizational Knowledge 1

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter looks at the sense-making processes through which narratives in the workplace lead to the creation and institutionalization of organizational knowledge. The setting is the stamping shop ... More


The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one in Western political history and in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade enabled ... More


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