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Making Your Own Music

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Self-made music of the forefathers would mean that they probably could not read or write, certainly could not write down music, that they had nothing to guide them but their own intuition, no one to ... More


Eating Disorders and Self-Silencing: A Function-Focused Approach to Treatment

Josie Geller, Suja Srikameswaran, and Stephanie Cassin

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines self-silencing and loss of voice in women's experiences of eating disorders. The authors put forward a model that links etiological perspectives, self-silencing, and eating ... More


Liberating Judgment: Freedom, Happiness, and the Reasonable Self

Douglas John Casson

in Liberating Judgment: Fanatics, Skeptics, and John Locke's Politics of Probability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144740
eISBN:
9781400836888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144740.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains that for Locke, the capacity to experience freedom is tied to the capacity to make probable judgments. Although Locke joins Thomas Hobbes in arguing that liberty is a type of ... More


Limited Power and Knowledge: Accentuating Human Freedom

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The deity’s role in human affairs need not be determinative, for people are not automatons. To endow them with the dignity of self-expression, God is said to impose limits on his own power and ... More


Popular Democracy in Japan: How Gender and Community Are Changing Modern Electoral Politics

Sherry L. Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449178
eISBN:
9780801460821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449178.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines a puzzle in Japanese politics: Why do Japanese women turn out to vote at rates higher than men? On the basis of in-depth fieldwork in various parts of the country, the book argues ... More


Feminist Sexual Futures

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the 1940s and 1950s gave rise to two alternative norms, both of which have exerted powerful historical influence in distinct ways. The first is ... More


Introduction: Applying Zen

Steven Heine

in White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter first sets out the focus of the book, which is not about but from Zen—it adapts traditional ideals and styles of training to the goal of improving interpersonal relations in ... More


Senecan Tyranny

Robert S. Miola

in Shakespeare and Classical Tragedy: The Influence of Seneca

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112648
eISBN:
9780191670831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112648.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Albertino Mussato's Ecerinis, the first tragedy of the Trecento, exhibited the first of many instances of the how the portrayal of certain protagonists and tyrants seems relatively similar across ... More


Striking a Balance: Christianity and the Challenges of Long-Term Human Security in Zimbabwe

Gladys Ganiel

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

African evangelical/Pentecostal/charismatic (EPC) Christians—previously dismissed by scholars as apolitical—are becoming increasingly active socially and politically. This chapter presents a case ... More


Artistic Creation, Freedom, and Self

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter is about the freedom of artistic creation, the story of the life of the artist, and the self. The selection, by the artist, of some exemplars of his or her experience, like the choice of ... More


Impact Investment Indicators: A Critical Assessment *

Sarah Dadush

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter takes a look at the development and use of indicators and related reporting systems in social impact investing. It introduces the Global Impact Investment Rating System (GIIRS) and the ... More


Freedom of Conscience: A ‘Western’ Value?

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines one of the great claims advanced by individuals against compelled communitarian conformity: the claim to freedom of conscience. A necessary component of the new order is ... More


Vaughan Williams on Music

David Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Almost 50 years since his passing, the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams continues to captivate audiences around the world, evoking the sound and spirit of folksong and the image of rural landscape. In ... More


Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Daniel Hurewitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book brings to life a vibrant and all-but-forgotten milieu of artists, leftists, and gay men and women whose story played out over the first half of the twentieth century and continues to shape ... More


Arab North Africa

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first appearance of North African women writers was bound up with the appearance of national liberation movements and their social concerns. Educated women were always present at assemblies and ... More


Our Ancestors’ Handprints: The Evolution of Ainu Women’s Clothing Culture

Tsuda Nobuko and ann-elise lewallen

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the “archaeology of Ainu material culture” by drawing upon Ainu genre paintings combined with analysis of Ainu material culture heritage in European and Japanese museums. ... More


Uneasy Slavery in Kentucky along the Ohio

Darrel E. Bigham

in On Jordan’s Banks: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in the Ohio River Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123660
eISBN:
9780813134741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123660.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines slavery in the state of Kentucky along the Ohio River. It suggests that slavery was Kentucky's curse because it shared its porous northern border with an area of free territory, ... More


The Luxury of Solipsism: Gesualdo

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1995, German cinematic auteur Werner Herzog released Gesualdo: Death in Five Voices, a documentary of sorts on the composer's life and music. Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, ought never to have ... More


Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Fergus Millar

Hannah M. Cotton and Guy MacLean Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This volume completes the author's three-volume collection of essays, which, together with his books, transformed the study of the Roman Empire by shifting the focus of inquiry onto the broader ... More


Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America

Alan Ackerman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167122
eISBN:
9780300171808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167122.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In an appearance on The Dick Cavett Showin 1980, the critic Mary McCarthy glibly remarked that every word author Lillian Hellman wrote was a lie, “including ‘and’ and ‘the’.” Hellman immediately ... More


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