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Death, Dying, and Social Differences

David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society has become increasingly diverse: multi-cultural, multi-faith, and wide ranging in family structures. The wealthier are healthier and social inequalities are more pronounced. Respecting and ... More


The Prostitute Experience

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets out to establish the experiences of Germany's prostitutes during the first half of the twentieth century. It begins by examining the myths surrounding the prostitute woman during ... More


Diversity, community and social interaction

Simon Evans

in Community and ageing: Maintaining quality of life in housing with care settings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420718
eISBN:
9781447301905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420718.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the extent to which a diverse population is supported in housing with care settings and examines the potential for social exclusion and isolation. Mixed tenure is explored as a ... More


Jockeys, trainers and the micro-world of the stable

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The top jockeys and trainers, often working-class in origin, enjoyed a middle-class income often equalling that of lawyers or doctors. Within racing's social elite, trainers and jockeys were often ... More


Who Fights?—A Comparative Demographic Depiction of Terrorists and Insurgents in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Bruce Hoffman

in The Changing Character of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sheds light on several key aspects of terrorism and insurgency that have remained remarkably constant over time. Indeed, a comparison of today’s terrorists and insurgents with their ... More


South Munster

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the socio-economic background of South Munster. Cork city was the vibrant heart of the highly commercialized south Munster region. The second largest city of Ireland had ... More


Joseph Cody and James Corcoran: Cody and Corcoran, 1800–1801

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the activities of a band of rebels headed by Joseph Cody and James Corcoran, who successfully operated in south Carlow and western Wexford between 1798 and 1804. It is argued ... More


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