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Addressing Disadvantage While Respecting People

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social policies designed to help people by securing a particular functioning might harm them by risking other functionings. One example is housing, where policies of slum clearance and rehousing, ... More


The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Geoffrey Rowell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The year 1983 marked the 150th anniversary of John Keble's Assize Sermon, a sermon which Newman recognized as the beginning of the Oxford Movement. The religious revival which it signalled, though ... More


Night and Day

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines bars not only as places for sociability, but also as windows for understanding how downtown neighborhoods in New York City like the Lower East Side, East Village, and Bowery have ... More


Studies in Green: The Condition of Ireland I

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Condition-of-Ireland novels. Topics covered include social problem novels, poverty in rural Ireland, the rise of Anglo-Saxonism and xenophobia in Britain and North America, ... More


The Historical Roots of Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Black/White Intimacy

Amy C. Steinbugler

in Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides a context for analyzing contemporary interracial narratives by offering a brief social history of heterosexual and same-sex interracial intimacy. This history begins with the ... More


Poverty or Income Distribution: Which Do We Want to Measure? 1

Robert Johnston

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares concepts of poverty and deprivation used in the pioneering slum surveys in London in the late nineteenth century with income and consumption concepts today. These are found to ... More


The Reckoning, II

John Kenneth Galbraith

in The Culture of Contentment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the two remaining threats to the age of contentment: unpopular military action and a revolt of the underclass. Any military venture almost receives strong popular approval in ... More


Fighting the Trade

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines one of the series of lectures by Edward Hicks's which has been founded to commemorate two of the leading lights of the temperance movement, J. H. Raper and F. R. Lees, titled, ... More


Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Igor Krstić

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite the rise of the ‘cinematic city’ as an acknowledged paradigm in film and urban studies, ‘cinematic slums’ have remained severely under-researched, even though near to one billion people – ... More


Urban Ulster since 1600

Robert J. Morris

in Ulster Since 1600: Politics, Economy, and Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583119
eISBN:
9780191744822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583119.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter spans four centuries of urbanisation in Ulster. During the Plantation towns were ‘central to the project of domination, legitimacy and economic development’. The linen industry was ... More


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