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Reaffirming Sedentary Values: The Tinker in Post‐Revival Drama and Prose

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Four examines the manner in which the idealization of the tinker figure disappeared after Partition, when it functioned as a symbol of threatening outside forces; although Synge had ... More


Individual Responses to Physical Activity: The Role of Genetics

Tuomo Rankinen and Claude Bouchard

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the basic study designs and research methods that can be used to investigate the genetic basis of human heterogeneity in the ability to benefit from a physically ... More


Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Clare Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol ‘epidemics’. To do so, it uses US and UK case ... More


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