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Conclusion: Looking Toward the Future

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

By going beyond the simple question ‘Do women make a difference?’ and delving into the meaning of elected women’s sense of connection of women using this dynamic framework, the results provide ... More


Safe Spaces and Other Places: Navigating the Urban Landscape

Farah Jasmine Griffin

in Who Set You Flowin?: The African-American Migration Narrative

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195088960
eISBN:
9780199855148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195088960.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The need of the African Americans to resort to safe spaces is discussed in the chapter. Safe spaces manifested themselves as songs, memory, oral culture, and spirituality that reminded African ... More


Is There a “Safe Space” for Academic Freedom?

Michele Moody-Adams

in Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the charge, implicit in justice-based arguments for intellectual “safe spaces” on college campuses, that protecting academic freedom undermines equality of educational ... More


Safe spaces and community activism

Zanib Rasool

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter tells the story of community development in Rotherham and discusses some implications for policy and practice. The 1990s saw a decline in community development due to a lack of funding ... More


What is the evidence for planetary tipping points?

Barry W. Brook, Erle C. Ellis, and Jessie C. Buettel

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter critically evaluates the likelihood that planet Earth will cross one or more global environmental tipping points, resulting in a degraded state that would be difficult to reverse. ... More


Negotiating Ecstasy: Electronic Dance Music and the Temporary Autonomous Zone

Andrew Shenton

in Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the role of electronic dance music (EDM) in a reconceptualization of listening. It shows how EDM has developed since the 1980s at the outer edges of mainstream culture into a ... More


Failure

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter attends to the hotel’s failures of service—to what happens when the hotel cannot or will not deliver on its promise of rest, restoration, and refreshment and when it seems to ... More


Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Academic freedom, which allows members of institutions of higher learning to engage in intellectual pursuits without fear of censorship or retaliation, lies at the heart of the mission of the ... More


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