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The Choice of Rationales and the Social Meaning of Derivative Actions

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter aims to analyse the theoretical rationales behind derivative actions, and to ask how they relate to our understanding of the social value and roles of the derivative action as a ... More


Public Constructions of Authorship in Grass's Political Writings, 1965–2005

Rebecca Braun

in Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The guiding premise of this chapter is that, over the course of his career, Grass has had to negotiate various public constructions of his identity, and the way in which he has done so reveals much ... More


The Gaon of Vilna: The Man and His Image

Immanuel Etkes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223943
eISBN:
9780520925076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223943.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A legendary figure in his own lifetime, Rabbi Eliahu ben Shlomo Zalman (1720–1797) was known as the “Gaon of Vilna”. He was the acknowledged master of Talmudic studies in the vibrant intellectual ... More


Chinese economic nationalism, Japanese enterprises, and localization: the growing importance of social engagement

Keikoh Ryu

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this chapter the impact of China’s economic nationalism on the workings of Japanese business in China is examined. The long and complex history between China and Japan combined with recent ... More


Private Life, Public Image: Motherhood and Militancy in the Self-Construction of Nelly Roussel, 1900–1922

Elinor A. Accampo

in The New Biography: Performing Femininity in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221406
eISBN:
9780520935310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221406.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Nelly Roussel was a feminist and advocate of birth control, on which she delivered her beliefs through writing and public speaking. She fascinated the thoughts of her listeners by turning her ... More


From the Olympic Torch to the Universal Forum of Cultures: The After-Image of Barcelona's Modernity

in Barcelona's Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758321
eISBN:
9780804787505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758321.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Between the beginning of the twentieth century and the Civil War, Barcelona was still a Catalan city bound to its hinterland by familial ties and by the steady flow of people, foodstuffs, and ... More


Conrad, Women, and the Critics

Susan Jones

in Conrad and Women

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184485
eISBN:
9780191674273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184485.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter challenges the prevailing image of Conrad and offers an alternative to its tenacious hold on the critical tradition. It focuses on the construction of Conrad's public image, beginning ... More


The Official White House Office of Political Affairs, the Unofficial Office of Political Affairs, and Personal Capacity Political Activity by Government Officials

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on political activity by government officials. It argues that concurrent political and official roles put people in a position that is difficult and untenable. Critics will blame ... More


Facing the Nation

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes J.C.W. Reith's publicity strategy for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It discusses the launch of the Radio Times in September 1923 and the appointment of Gladstone ... More


Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk: Professionalism at College Prep

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

College Preparatory Academy teachers evaluate and grade students on their “professionalism” in each class using a point-based metric. This chapter examines how the school normalizes the discourse of ... More


The British Volunteer Movement 1794-1814

Austin Gee

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261253
eISBN:
9780191717543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261253.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book provides a full view of the social, political, and military aspects of the volunteer movement of the French Wars: the volunteer infantry, yeomanry cavalry, and the armed associations in ... More


Policing Perception: Public Image Management and the Creation of the Radio Crime Docudrama

Kathleen Battles

in Calling All Cars: Radio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649136
eISBN:
9781452945996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649136.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter presents the historical account of the emergence of radio crime docudramas, which had a unique program form drawn from various generic influences. Some of the examples of these ... More


Framing the Trial of the Century: Influences of, and on, International Media

Klaus Bachmann

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the factors that contributed to the deterioration of the ICTY's public image during the Milošević trial and the choices that media outlets made based on those factors. It ... More


The MDs Are Off Their Pedestal

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the doctor's public image problem that arose during the Cold War era due to issues of cost, quality, and access. It first provides an overview of the expansion and modernization ... More


Being part of the mainstream in the acute hospital

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the importance of being part of the mainstream in an acute hospital for the survival and effective functioning of a hospital palliative care team. However, this may pose ... More


State of Emergency

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses some examples of the way the public economy of information shapes the representations of the political uses of Islam, stating that the public economy of information is the part ... More


“Base Falsehoods” and the Genuine Article: The Visual Economy of San Francisco

Amy K. DeFalco Lippert

in Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

In the burgeoning urban centers of the United States in the nineteenth century, anonymous denizens interpreted one another and presented themselves through the visual medium. Publicly displayed and ... More


The Suffering Saints

Matthew J. Grow

in "Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the efforts of Thomas L. Kane to transform the public image of the Mormons. It explains how that crusade started at a particularly propitious moment and that the mob murders of ... More


Neither Old South Nor New South: Memphis and the Paradoxes of Identity

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how past disruptions and identities, self-consciousness about them, and concerns about public image give meaning and narrative coherence to Memphis as a distinctive southern place ... More


Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737516
eISBN:
9781604737523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book follows the paths of sports figures who were embraced by the general populace but who, through a variety of circumstances, real or imagined, found themselves falling out of favor. The ... More


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