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Reforming Democracy: Learning from Past Experience

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

If it is to have any chance of success in terms of furthering good governance, democratic reform must be contingent – sensitive to local conditions and cultures – and creative in uniting disparate ... More


DECONSTRUCTING DINNER: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED, ORGANICALLY GROWN

Pamela C. Ronald and Raoul W. Adamchak

in Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195301755
eISBN:
9780199867196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301755.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter describes a typical family dinner. It offers a discussion of genetically engineered and organic foods, and gives some family recipes.


Immigrant Kitchens, Community Cookbooks, and Italian-American Life: An Introduction

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Authors of commercial, community, and self-published cookbooks reflect on their decisions to write about immigrant kitchens and cooking. In getting to know the women and the lives of Madison, ... More


Food and Fantasy in Early Modern Japan

Eric Rath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262270
eISBN:
9780520947658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262270.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

How did one dine with a shogun? Or make solid gold soup, sculpt with a fish, or turn seaweed into a symbol of happiness? This look at Japanese culinary history delves into the writings of medieval ... More


Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Farah Karim-Cooper

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This study examines how the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries dramatise the cultural preoccupation with cosmetics. The author analyses contemporary tracts that address the then-contentious ... More


The Search for Perfection: Atlantic Dimensions: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Bernard Bailyn

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses a ‘recipe for bloodshed’ in terms of the popular derivatives of Isaiah Berlin's doctrines, instead of the formal discourses he discussed. It presents a sketch of the fate of ... More


Tea and Cakes: Consuming Groceries

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the ways in which groceries were consumed, linking the practicalities of everyday activities with theorisations of consumer motivation. The chapter begins by critically ... More


‘Cur’d in a Different Manner’: Children’s Physic

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Historians have often assumed that early modern doctors neither treated children, nor recognised the need to adapt medicines to complement their distinctive temperaments. This chapter discredits ... More


Phrasing Questions by Writing Algorithms

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

in Perl for Exploring DNA

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.003.11
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter provides guidelines for designing and outlining programs with two sequence aligning programs — BLAST and BLAT — as well as making a DNA Dictionary as examples. Algorithms (‘recipes’) are ... More


The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet

Arnold van Huis, Marcel Dicke, and Henk van Gurp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166843
eISBN:
9780231536219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166843.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book makes the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part of our future diet. It provides consumers and chefs with the essential facts about insects for ... More


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