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TV Drama in China

Ying Zhu, Michael Keane, and Ruoyun Bai (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection of essays brings together the first study of TV drama in China. Examining the production, distribution, and consumption of TV drama, the team of contributors demonstrate why it ... More


Globalization of Freedom of Contract

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


The French Discovery of Senegal: Premises for a Policy of Selective Assimilation

IBRAHIMA SECK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter addresses French presence in Senegal, during the first colonisation, the so-called mercantile, and its future implications, notably at the beginning of the implementation of the French ... More


Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Michael Pasquier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372335
eISBN:
9780199777273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

French émigré priests fled the religious turmoil of the French Revolution after 1789 and found themselves leading a new wave of Roman Catholic missionaries in the United States. This book explores ... More


Feminist Solidarity after Feminist Solidarity after Queer Theory: The Case of Transgender

Cressida J. Heyes

in Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195310535
eISBN:
9780199871445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310535.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses the issue of how — in theory and in practice — feminism should engage bisexuality, intersexuality, transsexuality, transgender, and other emergent identities (or ... More


Missionary Experience and Frontier Catholicism

Michael Pasquier

in Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372335
eISBN:
9780199777273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter depicts French missionary priests in direct confrontation with their preconceived notions of the United States and as men experiencing life as foreign missionaries for the first time. It ... More


The OECD's Global Role: Agenda‐setting and Policy Diffusion

Morten Ougaard

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 analyzes the OECD's roles in global governance. The organization is a network of trans‐governmental networks linking government bureaucracies in member and (increasingly also) ... More


Recent Research on the Historical Relationships of the Papuan Languages, or, What Does Linguistics Say about the Prehistory of Melanesia?

Andrew Pawley

in Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195300307
eISBN:
9780199790142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300307.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

There are over twenty separate language families within the more than 700 “Papuan” languages of New Guinea, East Nusa Tenggara, and Island Melanesia, none of which can be convincingly shown to be ... More


The Early Medieval Slave Trade of the Central Sahel: Archaeological and Historical Considerations

Anne Haour

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The trans-Atlantic trade that brought slaves from the African continent to the New World has generated such interest and controversy that it has tended to obscure another significant African slave ... More


New Zealand: Changing Tides in the South Pacific: Immigration to Aotearoa New Zealand

Richard D. Bedford and Jacques Poot

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

New Zealand, or Aotearoa as these antipodean islands are called in the indigenous Maori language, is a country of both extensive immigration and emigration. This chapter addresses the considerable ... More


Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Justin E. H. Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began to emerge during the modern period. Why and how did this happen? Surveying ... More


An inter-institutional account of non-state legality

KEITH CULVER and MICHAEL GIUDICE

in Legality's Borders: An Essay in General Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370751
eISBN:
9780199775903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370751.003.005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Separation of legality from the state is what enables our view to better explain without distortion the various forms of non-state prima facie legality whose emergence is too pervasive to leave ... More


SPACE CONSTANCY AND TRANS-SACCADIC INTEGRATION

John M. Findlay

in Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This final chapter is concerned with how information is combined across saccades. The first section focuses on evidence for the detection of displacement during saccades or whether trans-saccadic ... More


Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Maurizio Isabella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Exile represented a fundamental experience in shaping Italian national identity. This book investigates the contribution of the Italian exile community in Europe and Latin America in the post ... More


Aryans in the Archaeological Record: The Evidence Outside the Subcontinent

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

An outline is given of some of the archaeological evidence that has received attention in attempting to trace the trans-Asiatic exodus of the Indo-Aryans on their proposed route to India, across ... More


A Confucian Constitutionalist State: The Constitutional Role and Contemporary Significance of Republicanism Under a Symbolic Monarch

Jiang Qing

in A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China's Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154602
eISBN:
9781400844845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154602.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter turns to the third feature of Confucian constitutionalism: the symbolic monarch. It describes the state as a mysterious body from a distant past, and present-day people have an ... More


Containing the PTA Wildfire

Cédric Dupont and David Huang

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapter begins with a brief description of the recent evolution of preferential trading arrangements. In contrast to previous chapters, which focus on Asia or East Asia alone, this chapter ... More


Politically Significant Terms and Philosophy of Language: Methodological Issues

Jennifer Mather Saul and University of Sheffield

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Philosophers of language have tended to focus on examples that are not politically significant in any way. We spend a lot of time analyzing natural kind terms: We think hard about “water” and “pain” ... More


Hans Thoenen

Larry R. Squire

in The History of Neuroscience in Autobiography Volume 6

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380101
eISBN:
9780199864362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380101.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter presents an autobiography of Hans Thoenen. Thoenen elucidated the mechanism of action of 6-hydroxydopamine that led to the serendipitous detection of trans-synaptic enzyme induction. ... More


Structure and bonding in some simple hydrocarbons and in ethane and ethene analogues of the heavier Group 14 elements

Arne Haaland

in Molecules and Models: The molecular structures of main group element compounds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235353
eISBN:
9780191715594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235353.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the molecular structures and CC bond energies in ethane, ethene, and ethyne, and the bonding in terms of the molecular orbital model. The delocalized π molecular orbitals ... More


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