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Insurgent Democracy: Civil Society and State

John S. Dryzek

in Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250431
eISBN:
9780191717253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925043X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Comparative historical analysis of democratization is deployed to show that sometimes it makes sense to highlight the state as the best home for deliberative democracy, sometimes civil society, and ... More


 The Spiritual Capital of Moral Worldviews

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Entrepreneurial evangelicals have carved out a foothold in the region though the future is less certain. They use the aesthetics of the popular culture; create networks of small groups; nurture ... More


 Method, Data, and Demographics

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines the methodology of the study, developing a non‐random group of thirty-four churches, ten liberal and twenty-four evangelical, which are defined as vital. Vitality means the ... More


Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Margaret Florey (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores challenges to linguistic vitality confronting many minority languages in the highly diverse and geographically far-flung Austronesian language family. The contributions bring ... More


Ecological network analysis: an escape from the machine

Robert E. Ulanowicz

in Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Recent advances in the theory of complexity have engendered a shift away from ‘physicalism’, where all nature is reducible to fundamental physical laws towards ‘naturalism’, where natural phenomena ... More


Egypt

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The ancient Egyptians were the first culture that we know of systematically to correlate an afterlife with good and evil actions in this world. Far from being obsessed with death, the Egyptians were ... More


Harmattan: A Philosophical Fiction

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172356
eISBN:
9780231539050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172356.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

We all experience qualms and anxieties when we move from the known to the unknown. Though our fulfillment in life may depend on testing limits, our faintheartedness is a reminder of our need for ... More


A Matter of Emphasis: Coleridge and Thelwall, 1796–7

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

John Thelwall, the radical activist, posed a double challenge to Coleridge — as a materialist atheist and as a man with decided views on poetic form. This chapter argues that these two elements were ... More


Browning

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What makes Robert Browning’s poetry exhilarating is not optimism, but strenuous vitality. Life is presented as a challenge. Failure is inevitable but unimportant, so long as the fight goes on. The ... More


Cognitive and Energizing Virtues

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart Clegg

in The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter discusses how cognitive and energizing virtues (wisdom/knowledge and courage) enable global leaders to interpret the complexity of the world and to energetically face its challenges, ... More


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