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Colony Structure

Florian M. Steiner, Ross H. Crozier, and Birgit C. Schlick‐Steiner

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Ant colony structure is a colony's caste, demographic, genealogical, and spatial make‐up. Characters of colony structure include the number and identity of reproductives, worker task allocation, and ... More


Space and Objective Experience

Quassim Cassam

in Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199248964
eISBN:
9780191719387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248964.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that Evans was unsuccessful in his attempts to establish that in order to have the idea of an objective world one must also have the idea of a spatial world. It doubts his ... More


The Gravity of the Body: Djebar’s and Cixous’s Textuality

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Assia Djebar's and Hélène Cixous's approaches to rethinking spatiality are first examined in scenes in which the body disintegrates, or its ascription to a place becomes untenable. The chapter also ... More


Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Paolo Giaccaria and Claudio Minca (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Hitler’s Geographies aims to respond to the growing interest in the current academic literature for a comprehensive investigation of the spatial imaginations of the Nazi regime and of the actual ... More


Alternative Rescaling Strategies and the Future of New State Spaces

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a general interpretation of the deeply unstable, crisis-prone formation of state spatiality that has been consolidated through the institutionalization of urban locational ... More


Religion and Educational Inequity: Past and Present

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter brings to the fore the socio-political processes that have shaped educational development among the Muslims in both colonial and post-colonial times. It is argued in this chapter that ... More


Summary and Conclusion

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

While there is no doubt that Muslims of India, as a whole, lag behind other religious communities in the sphere of education as in other aspects of life, the ways in which their educational ... More


The Central Argument of the Analytic (II): The Analogies of Experience, the Two Time-Orders, and the B-Deduction

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter expounds on the distinction Kant makes in the Analogies between the subjective and the objective time-orders. Drawing on the work of P. F. Strawson, it shows how if this distinction can ... More


Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Qi Wang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a historically informed examination of independent moving image works made between 1990 and 2010 in China. Showcasing an evolving personal mode of narrating memory, documenting ... More


Synge’s Typewriter: The Technological Sublime in Edwardian Ireland 1

Chris Morash

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by noting that John Millington Synge’s experience of pre-modern rural Irish cultures was mediated by modern communications technologies: the typewriter and the camera. The ... More


Public spaces of Kopčany

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how different configurations of everyday public spaces (spaces that are formally, if not necessarily practically, accessible to anyone, including the children) in Kopčany are ... More


Indigenous spatiality within the colonial sphere

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses indigenous spatiality. It studies the way that this was often constructed, in contrast to a presumed British spatiality. It also tries to mark the sense that indigenous ... More


Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

Jason Weems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816677504
eISBN:
9781452953533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677504.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The history of the American Midwest is marked by stories of inhabitants’ struggles to envision the unbroken expanses of their home landscape. During the 1920s and 1930s these attempts to visualize ... More


Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present

Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199980963
eISBN:
9780190910846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199980963.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As the British empire rapidly contracted after World War II, how did writers living outside the United Kingdom respond to the history of colonialism and the aesthetics of modernism within a global ... More


City of Youth, Ocean of Death: Taiyō zoku on the Edge of an Island

Yiman Wang

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the implications of the notion of “Generic City” through the lens of urban youth films from postwar Japan and Hong Kong. It studies the ideological register of urban spatiality ... More


Six

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter suggests that the traditional conception of life informs Heidegger's understanding of being in Being and Time's existential analytics. Being and time excludes life from ontology because ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


Jazz and Spatiality: The Development of Jazz Scenes

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter suggests that consideration of space and spatiality enhances a jazz historical narrative which generally renders geography as inert and subservient to time. In particular, those two ... More


Of Baroque Holes and Baroque Folds

in The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769549
eISBN:
9780804773492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769549.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes the Baroque as a historical structure and offers a philosophical perspective on the Baroque, citing some examples of Baroque production outside of Spain but still focusing on ... More


Seeing Nature Spatially

Edward W. Soja

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that nature and society, and the relations between them, have been fundamentally urban for the past twelve millennia, since the formation of the first ... More


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