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Abject JoyPaul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Ryan S. Schellenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

No extant text gives so vivid a glimpse into the experience of an ancient prisoner as Paul’s letter to the Philippians. As a letter from prison, however, it is not what one would expect. For although ... More

Abusive Constitutional BorrowingLegal globalization and the subversion of liberal democracy

Abusive Constitutional Borrowing: Legal globalization and the subversion of liberal democracy

Rosalind Dixon and David Landau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192893765
eISBN:
9780191914720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893765.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

We live in a golden age of comparative constitutional law. Liberal democratic ideas have diffused readily around the world, and certain features such as judicial review and constitutional rights are ... More

Access, Quality, and the Global Learning CrisisInsights from Ugandan Primary Education

Access, Quality, and the Global Learning Crisis: Insights from Ugandan Primary Education

Sarah Kabay

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896865
eISBN:
9780191919145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896865.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Political Economy

Around the world, 250 million children cannot read, write, or perform basic mathematics. They represent almost 40 percent of all primary school-aged children. This situation has come to be called the ... More

The Acts of the Early Church CouncilsProduction and Character

The Acts of the Early Church Councils: Production and Character

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868170
eISBN:
9780191904691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The present study examines the acts of ancient church councils as the objects of textual practices, in their editorial shaping and in their material conditions. The book analyses the purposes and ... More

AdaptingA Chinese Philosophy of Action

Adapting: A Chinese Philosophy of Action

Mercedes Valmisa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197572962
eISBN:
9780197572993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197572962.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy of action in the context of Classical China is radically different from its counterpart in the contemporary Western philosophical narrative. Classical Chinese philosophers began from the ... More

ADHD: The Facts

ADHD: The Facts

Mark Selikowitz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198867371
eISBN:
9780191904127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867371.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is now recognized as one of the most common causes of learning and behavioural difficulties in school-aged children. Symptoms include poor ... More

Affect and Attention After Deleuze and WhiteheadEcological Attunement

Affect and Attention After Deleuze and Whitehead: Ecological Attunement

Russell J. Duvernoy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474466912
eISBN:
9781474496162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466912.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book develops a process metaphysical conception of subjectivity from the work of Gilles Deleuze and Alfred North Whitehead. This alters existential orientations towards affect and attention in ... More

An African American DilemmaA History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Zoë Burkholder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Americans have viewed school integration as a central tenet of the Black civil rights movement. Yet school integration was not the only—or even always the ... More

African perspectives in international investment law

African perspectives in international investment law

Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu and Makane Moïse Mbengue (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526151278
eISBN:
9781526161031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151285
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This long-awaited volume featuring contributions from top African international lawyers and voices from the continent critically explores the notion of international investment law from an African ... More

After ObamaAfrican American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Todd Shaw, Robert A. Brown, and Joseph P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book engages the reader in a wide-ranging assessment of the legacy of Barack Obama—the “first Black president”—relative to Black politics. It uses its vantage point of being written during ... More

The Age of AgilityBuilding Learning Agile Leaders and Organizations

The Age of Agility: Building Learning Agile Leaders and Organizations

Veronica Schmidt Harvey and Kenneth P. De Meuse (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190085353
eISBN:
9780197554951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085353.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Age of Agility: Building Learning Agile Leaders and Organizations focuses on learning agility, one of the most important trends in the business world during the past decade. Some surveys have ... More

Agents beyond the StateThe Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Agents beyond the State: The Writings of English Travelers, Soldiers, and Diplomats in Early Modern Europe

Mark Netzloff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198857952
eISBN:
9780191905216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early modern period is often seen as a pivotal stage in the emergence of a recognizably modern form of the state. In Agents Beyond the State, Mark Netzloff returns to this context in order to ... More

Aging People, Aging PlacesExperiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Aging People, Aging Places: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Older in Canada

Maxwell Hartt, Samantha Biglieri, Mark Rosenberg, and Sarah Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352563
eISBN:
9781447352655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How well do the places where we live support the wellbeing of older adults? The Canadian population is growing older and is reshaping the nation's economic, social and cultural future. However, the ... More

Algorithms and the End of PoliticsHow Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Algorithms and the End of Politics: How Technology Shapes 21st-Century American Life

Scott Timcke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215311
eISBN:
9781529215342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

As the United States contends with issues of populism and de-democratization, this book considers the impacts of digital technologies on the country's politics and society. The book provides a ... More

All Societies DieHow to Keep Hope Alive

All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Samuel Cohn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The author of this book asks us to prepare for the inevitable. Our society is going to die. What are you going to do about it? But the author also wants us to know that there's still reason for hope. ... More

The Allied Health ProfessionsA Sociological Perspective

The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The allied health professions have gained legitimacy through the pursuit of research evidence and the standardisation of practice. Yet there remains very little analysis or understanding of these ... More

Ambient SufismRitual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Richard C. Jankowsky

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226723334
eISBN:
9780226723501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723501.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Ambient Sufism is a study of the intertwined musical lives of several ritual communities in Tunisia that invoke the healing powers of long-deceased Muslim saints through music-driven trance ... More

AmbitionFor What

Ambition: For What

Deborah L. Rhode

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197538333
eISBN:
9780197538364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538333.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Ambition is a dominant force in human civilization, driving its greatest achievements and most horrific abuses. Our striving has brought art, airplanes, and antibiotics, as well as wars, genocide, ... More

American SnobsTransatlantic Novelists, Liberal Culture and the Genteel Tradition

American Snobs: Transatlantic Novelists, Liberal Culture and the Genteel Tradition

Emily Coit

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475402
eISBN:
9781474495981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475402.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Arguing that Henry Adams, Henry James and Edith Wharton articulated their political thought in response to the liberalism that reigned in Boston and, more specifically, at Harvard University, ... More

The American War in AfghanistanA History

The American War in Afghanistan: A History

Carter Malkasian

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197550779
eISBN:
9780197550809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550779.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The American War in Afghanistan is a full history of the war in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2020. It covers political, cultural, strategic, and tactical aspects of the war and details the actions ... More

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