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Mapping Sociotechnical Systems That Deliver Media

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines media distribution within the context of sociotechnical systems. It begins with a discussion of the concept of recalcitrance and its relation to heterogeneous engineering before ... More


Different Things to Different People: Newsvine and msnbc.com

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Newsvine.com's attempt to design a dual-purpose platform that simultaneously powered both MSNBC's mainstream media sites and its own social news venture. It also considers the ... More


Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Jeffrey Wainwright

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Geoffrey Hill has said that some great poetry ‘recognises that words fail us’. This book explores his struggle over fifty years with the recalcitrance of language. It seeks to show how all Hill's ... More


Epilogue Future Directions

O.P. Sharma

in The International Law of the Sea: India and the UN Convention of 1982

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060000
eISBN:
9780199081981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060000.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents future directions on the international law of the sea. The author believes that problems faced by each nation are global in nature, and transcend political boundaries. Sea borne ... More


Annoying Bagatelles: Jean Paul and the Comedy of the Quotidian

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the different disturbances of writing scenes in Jean Paul's novel Siebenkäs. It explains that this novel contains several scenes of writing in which the precarious relationship ... More


Political Recalcitrance: Vice of Exceptionalism

Mark E. Button

in Political Vices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190274962
eISBN:
9780190274986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274962.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter analyzes a political vice that is represented by the closing of one’s ears or mind to the claims of others: political recalcitrance. The purpose of this chapter is to show how and why ... More


The Disparity

Quassim Cassam

in Self-Knowledge for Humans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Key aspects of the disparity between homo sapiens and homo philosophicus are identified and discussed. These include ‘fast thinking’ in Kahneman’s sense, belief-perseverance, attitude-recalcitrance, ... More


Predictably Irrational?

Quassim Cassam

in Self-Knowledge for Humans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Behavioural economists like Ariely claim than humans are predictably irrational. However, not being homo philosophicus does not make us irrational, and what Ariely describes as irrationality is more ... More


Emotion and Perception

Christine Tappolet

in Emotions, Values, and Agency

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199696512
eISBN:
9780191828850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696512.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first chapter develops the Perceptual Theory of emotions by contrasting it with its main competitors, such as Judgmental Theories, according to which emotions are or involve evaluative or ... More


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