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Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model

Avani Mehta Sood and Kevin M. Carlsmith

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of aggressive interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects is typically justified on utilitarian grounds. This chapter presents evidence that those who support such techniques are actually ... More


All My Trials: The Healing Powers of Poems and Tales

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter reflects on the healing powers of poems and tales. From his family's poetry night, the author understood how poems can be used to share feelings and thoughts with loved ones, but he ... More


Android Empathy

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores how the distinction between humans and androids, between empathy and psychopathy, traverses every human psyche. In the movie Blade Runner, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) busts an ... More


Animal husbandry in Anglo-Saxon England: I: The Livestock

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter establishes which of the main species of domesticated animals were kept in Anglo-Saxon England, using evidence from written and visual sources, as well as archaeology, especially animal ... More


Bovidae

Alan W. Gentry

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0038
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Bovidae contain the cattle, sheep, goats, and antelopes. The word “antelope” is used for bovids outside Europe, mostly in Africa, or not domesticated before Carl Linnaeus' lifetime. It does not ... More


Cattle and Sheep Herding at Cheia, Romania, at the Turn of the Fifth Millennium cal BC: A View from Stable Isotope Analysis

Marie Balasse, Carlos Tornero, Stéphanie Bréhard, Joël Ughetto-Monfrin, Valentina Voinea, and Adrian Bǎlǎşescu

in Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265758
eISBN:
9780191771965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265758.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A stable isotope study was conducted on the zooarchaeological assemblage from Cheia, located on the Central Dobruja plateau, Romania, between the Danube and the Black Sea. Occupied at the turn of the ... More


Cautionary Wildlife Tales: Learning to Fail or Failing to Learn?

Joel Berger

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how we fail to learn from past mistakes when we ignore complex relationships among various species, in this case interactions between grazing sheep, coyotes, and rabbits. It ... More


Clearances and Removals

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Beginning in the late 18th century and accelerating in the first half of the 19th century thousands of Highlanders were pushed off their lands to make way for commercial sheep farming. Many migrated ... More


Coasts and riversides

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter illustrates how marshland grazing and access to woodland were the resources which attracted incoming Germanic communities to settle along the north bank of the lower Thames: the ... More


Coming Into Your Town: Okkervil River’s “Black”

Stephen M. Deusner

in The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031564
eISBN:
9781617031571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031564.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

“Black,” a compelling song from the indie-rock band Okkervil River’s 2005 album Black Sheep Boy, employs extremely dramatic, yet deceptively mutable elements: a kidnapped child who grows into a ... More


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