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Introduction

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Reviews the basic features of a theory of political obligation on the basis of the principle of fairness, discusses the criteria a successful theory of obligation should satisfy, and explores the ... More


Political Obligation and the US Supreme Court 1

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This and the following chapters explore the ‘self-image of the state’ in regard to political obligations through analysis of judicial decisions. Examining the reasons that states themselves provide ... More


Political Obligation and Military Service in Germany and Israel 1

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines judicial decisions in Germany and Israel in order to provide a comparative test of the analysis of US Supreme Court decisions in Ch. 7. Although questions of political obligation have been ... More


Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Kristen Renwick Monroe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

What causes genocide? Why do some stand by, doing nothing, while others risk their lives to help the persecuted? This book analyzes riveting interviews with bystanders, Nazi supporters, and rescuers ... More


The Political Psychology of Genocide

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter focuses on why all of the participants—rescuers, bystanders, or perpetrators—had claimed that they had no choice in how they treated others during World War II. It argues that self-image ... More


The Dance of the Cowherd: Pāṇḍav Līlā as a Regional Tradition

William S. Sax

in Dancing the Self: Personhood and Performance in the Pandav Lila of Garhwal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139150
eISBN:
9780199871650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139151.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores the Pandav Lila as a regional tradition. After a brief overview of the history and culture of Garhwal, the author discusses the ways in which pandav lila presents the self‐image of the ... More


‘This Small Island’: Britain, Size and Empire: Raleigh Lecture on History

Linda Colley

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the British Empire and how it has generally been imagined and presented in history books and atlases. It draws attention to the connections over the centuries between size, ... More


A Framework for Understanding Trader Psychology

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

There are certain motivational variables and a general cognitive variable that tend to affect all traders to varying degrees depending on their individual circumstances and characteristics. This ... More


Space, Interiority, and Affect in Charulata and Ghare Baire

Supriya Chaudhuri

in Filming Fiction: Tagore, Premchand, and Ray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075936
eISBN:
9780199081851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075936.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter draws interesting parallels between Western phenomenological discourse and the philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore, focusing on the poetics of space. It examines Satyajit Ray's cinematic ... More


How Men Feel

Judy B. Rosener

in America’s Competitive Secret: Women Managers

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195119145
eISBN:
9780199854882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195119145.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The way that men perceive the women they encounter at work is often influenced by profession, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, temperament, and other such elements. It is important to note ... More


Riding into the Sunset and Through to Dawn

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The impact of a leader's exit from office demonstrates just how much leaders matter. A leader's late-career self-image, expressed in the departure style, fundamentally influences the firm's strategy ... More


Categories of Concerns and the Set of Beliefs that Connect Actions to Them

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the factors that affect a decision maker and various other players. The major categories of concerns for any player include societal outcomes, personal resources of influence, ... More


Performance Careers in Retrospect

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.16
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter addresses significant changes in career patterns that performers frequently encounter, such as plateaus, burnout, goal shifts, and self-image changes. It offers advice for testing the ... More


Empathy in the Marketplace

Suzanne Keen

in Empathy and the Novel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175769
eISBN:
9780199851232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175769.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the impact of empathy on the saleability or the market performance of novels. It argues that novels inviting empathy do better in the marketplace and that empathetic reading ... More


Character and Self

Joel J. Kupperman

in Character

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096545
eISBN:
9780199852918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096545.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes character as a second self or, on the other hand, as a first self. To understand the importance of character in human life, we must appreciate who it is that has a character. ... More


Autobiography: The Literary Genre of Immigration

Ilaria Serra

in The Value of Worthless Lives: Writing Italian American Immigrant Autobiographies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226788
eISBN:
9780823235032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226788.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Autobiographies provide the most real and sincere account of the process and effects of immigration that one could have. This chapter examines autobiographies as documents ... More


Clothing

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the clothing of Pilgrim settlers in Plymouth Colony. The clothing in common use among the settlers was surprisingly diverse in terms of type, materials, method of manufacture, ... More


Modern British Jewry

Geoffrey Alderman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive history of the Jews of Britain over the last century and a half. The author examines the social structure and economic base of Jewish communities in Victorian England and ... More


‘Über die Begierde der Weiber, Schriftstellerei zu treiben’: 1 Authorship and Gender

HELEN FRONIUS

in Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.003.02
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the intersection of gender discourses and concepts of authorship in Germany. It asks three questions. First, how were definitions of femininity used in the criticism of women ... More


The Story of a Stele: China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

Michael Keevak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098954
eISBN:
9789882207608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098954.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Western readers have yet to come to terms with the fact that during much of history very little was ever “known” about China. There was never any lack of information from missionaries and travelers ... More


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