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Coda

Karen Chase

in The Victorians and Old Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564361
eISBN:
9780191722592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564361.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This brief afterward glances at the growing prominence of the elderly by the century's end, and connects it to the increase in visibility brought about by reforms in institutional care, the passing ... More


The Shadow of Enlightenment: Optical and Political Transparency in France 1789-1848

Theresa Levitt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199544707
eISBN:
9780191720178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544707.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This work places revolutionary advances in light and optics in the cultural context of France in the first half of the 19th century. The narrative follows the work and careers of France's two chief ... More


Institutional Culture

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses how a pervasive institutional culture at Catholic colleges and universities has eroded in the absence of highly visible, knowledgeable, and committed nuns, brothers, and ... More


The Person as Agent and Resultant of Reputation

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 6 considers the person as both agent and resultant of reputation. The person seeks to convey a particular social image to others while using feedback from others as a source of ... More


Vision in Attenuating Media

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues that it is important to understand vision through attenuating media, especially for visual ecologists studying aquatic species. Few areas of visual ecology are filled with more ... More


The Public Intellectual versus Islam: A Year of Sex and Rhetoric

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter contemplates developments in ethnic political leadership, and the internal and external effects this is having on contested issues in wider European and transnational contexts, as well ... More


Public Interraciality: Managing Visibility

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/9780199743551.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes another form of racework that interracial partners use in public spaces—visibility management. By managing their visibility, interracial couples anticipate and protect ... More


Extremes

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Will and love can be in opposition. A person is situated between these extremes, given that he is in relation with fullness on the basis of faith, which is not possible without free will. And free ... More


Oneself as Another

Simon J. Evnine

in Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239948
eISBN:
9780191716898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239948.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Having beliefs means that persons occupy epistemic perspectives. Having a point of view is associated with transparency in belief. However, beliefs can also be visible to their bearers and, in that ... More


Stadt ohne Jüdinnen: Absent Jews and Invisible Women in The City without Jews

Lisa Silverman

in Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines how Hugo Bettauer’s 1923 novel The City Without Jews explicitly addresses the way in which the presence of Jews in interwar Vienna was in fact conditional upon their accepting ... More


Inadvertent Images: A History of Photographic Apparitions

Peter Geimer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226471877
eISBN:
9780226471907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471907.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

According to a widespread assumption the history of technical media (such as photography) has been an enterprise of permanent progress. But the history of photography records countless instances in ... More


Police in Uniform

Jean‐Paul Brodeur

in The Policing Web

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740598
eISBN:
9780199866083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740598.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 5 is devoted to the work of uniformed as opposed to plainclothes police. It first asks who they are. Data on sociological variables such as age, sex, education, and ethnic status are ... More


Conclusion

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book has emphasised the importance of recognising the diversity of rural contexts and rural lives, the necessity of an informed appreciation of local context, and, following from these, a ... More


Institutional Legitimacy and Administrative Practice

Eoin Carolan

in The New Separation of Powers: A Theory for the Modern State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568673
eISBN:
9780191721588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568673.003.006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter builds on the model which was briefly sketched out in Chapter 5. It examines, in particular, whether the administration is capable in practice of filling the role which has been ... More


Twentieth-Century Classics and New Technologies of Legibility

Michael T. Gilmore

in Surface and Depth: The Quest for Legibility in American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157765
eISBN:
9780199787784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157765.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter turns to the 20th century and weighs the response of three canonical novels to the new popularity of ocularcentrism. The texts are Wharton’s Summer, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and ... More


Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book charts the mutual reconfiguration between scientific and social innovations in and around the molecular life sciences. Today’s biology is making visible what was once invisible. It parses ... More


Racism and Visible Race

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relationship between racism and the visibility of racialized identity. It has been argued in earlier chapters that social identities are hermeneutic locations attached to ... More


Liberal Governmentality and the Spatial Politics of ‘Bürgerlichkeit’

Maiken Umbach

in German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the discourse of ‘Bürgerlichkeit’ in German reformist circles, arguing that it designated not a class identity, but the political ambition to invent a modern bourgeois identity, ... More


Appearances

Brian O'Shaughnessy

in Consciousness and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The concept of an appearance is bona fide and rule‐governed. It is such that appearances can be shared, which suggests that a visual appearance is a complex universal, compounded out of colour and ... More


Anonymity, Visibility, and Values

R. A. Houston

in Social Change in the Age of Enlightenment: Edinburgh 1660–1760

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204381
eISBN:
9780191676222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204381.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses anonymity, visibility, and urban living in Edinburgh. It shows that the city allowed many ways of life to coexist, and that it was experiencing some aspects of what is known as ... More


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