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Social Influences

Gordon W. Russell

in Aggression in the Sports World: A social psychological perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189599
eISBN:
9780199868445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189599.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter highlights the role of international and regional cultures in shaping our behaviors toward others. The influence of worthy and unworthy sports heroes on their admirers is examined with ... More


Civilized Discourse, Highbrow Provocation, and a Fuller Embrace of Campaigning: Three Conservative Styles at Eastern Elite University

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines three conservative styles in which undergraduates at Eastern Elite University are engaged: civilized discourse, highbrow provocation, and a fuller embrace of campaigning. ... More


INSULT IN PLAY AND RITUAL

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Modern rap battles are a continuation of the traditional dozens played by black male adolescents. Such insult rituals allow for the controlled expression of aggression and the defining of boundaries ... More


INSULT IN THE LAW: FIGHTING WORDS, OBSCENITY, AND HATE SPEECH

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Because speech can also be conduct, words deeds, the First Amendment cannot provide blanket protection for all offensive speech. This is especially true for what J.L. Austin calls “performative ... More


Rethinking English Homicide Law

Andrew Ashworth and Barry Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299158
eISBN:
9780191685637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299158.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The law of homicide is probably the most high-profile area of the criminal law, and yet in recent years it has been relatively neglected by law-reform agencies. This book brings together six English ... More


Provocation and Responsibility

Jeremy Horder

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256960
eISBN:
9780191681707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256960.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This book draws on historical and philosophical sources not normally linked in analysis of the criminal law, to provide a detailed study of the effect of provocation on culpability in morality and ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Horder

in Provocation and Responsibility

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256960
eISBN:
9780191681707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256960.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This book is about moral and legal responsibility for provoked retaliation. It focuses on the historical and philosophical underpinnings of the legal doctrine of provocation. In English law, that ... More


Depression and Mutiny

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Years of exile, the economic effects of the Great Depression, and the growing strength of the Soviet regime, combined to undermine the morale of military émigrés in the 1930s. Within ROVS, there was ... More


The Solar Temple “Transits”: Beyond the Millennialist Hypothesis

James R. Lewis

in Controversial New Religions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195156829
eISBN:
9780199784806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515682X.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This essay examines the Order of the Solar Temple, focusing on founder Joseph Di Mambro. His idiosyncracies provide keys for understanding the Solar Temple’s dramatic final “transit.” The focus on Di ... More


Excuse

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a theory of excuse that, without blending it into exculpation, avoids the condonation of crime. The question it takes up is: given that neither compulsion by circumstances nor ... More


Provocative Syntax

Phil Branigan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014991
eISBN:
9780262295673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014991.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Chomsky showed that no description of natural language syntax would be adequate without some notion of movement operations in a syntactic derivation. It now seems likely that such movement ... More


Other Moral Aspects of Retaliation

Jeremy Horder

in Provocation and Responsibility

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256960
eISBN:
9780191681707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256960.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers other theorists’ analyses of the doctrine of provocation, and the concepts of anger than underpin those analyses. It looks at the moral aspects of retaliation in anger upon ... More


Insane Saints

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The first tale dedicated specifically to a fake fool in a cenobitic monastery is the legend of a ‘mad’ nun who turns out to be the only saint in the nunnery. This ‘Cinderella’ is initially depicted ... More


Introduction

Phil Branigan

in Provocative Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014991
eISBN:
9780262295673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014991.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This introductory chapter briefly sets out the book’s focus, namely syntactic movement and the forces that drive it. The book presents a partially new model of the basic movement operation in syntax. ... More


Introduction

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Extravagant behaviour may qualify as holy foolery only if those who watch it assume that what lies beneath is sanity and pious purposes. The Orthodox Church holds that the holy fool voluntarily takes ... More


Years of Provocation, Followed by a Loss of Control

Barry Mitchell

in Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696796
eISBN:
9780191742293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

On 4 October 2010 the old common law plea of provocation which, if successful, reduced murder to voluntary manslaughter, was abolished and replaced by the partial defence of loss of control. This was ... More


Wrong Turnings on Defences to Murder

Jeremy Horder

in Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199561919
eISBN:
9780191743306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561919.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tells the story of the post-war reforms to defences to murder, through a re-consideration of the reforms proposed by Royal Commission on Capital Punishment (1953). The favoured ... More


Are Objective Standards Worth Saving? Exploring the Feminist Debate

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While the feminist and egalitarian debates concerning objective standards may sometimes seem incoherent or contradictory, exploring them provides a helpful point of departure for thinking through the ... More


Shifting Standards and Criminal Responsibility

VICTOR TADROS

in Criminal Responsibility

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225828
eISBN:
9780191718571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225828.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

It is sometimes argued that it is wrong to adjust standards of reasonableness that are imposed in the criminal law to accommodate particular characteristics or deficiencies that the defendant might ... More


An Anatomy of Excuses

Jeremy Horder

in Excusing Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an ‘anatomy’ of excuses, a close examination of the sometimes very different elements of which each is comprised. It begins by focusing on three different dimensions to excuses, ... More


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