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Vulnerability

John Barry

in The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate-Changed, Carbon Constrained World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695393
eISBN:
9780191738982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695393.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Vulnerability and associated concepts such as dependence, are relatively little-used terms within mainstream political theory. Self-consciously working within an eco-feminist perspective, this ... More


A View from a French Sociologist

Dominique Schnapper

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The French are not familiar with British sociology. As a first indicator, British sociology is hardly ever translated into French. In Britain, Anthony Giddens is the most cited and the most widely ... More


Structure as the Subject of Justice

Iris Marion Young

in Responsibility for Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195392388
eISBN:
9780199866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on a specific kind of moral wrong—structural injustice—which is distinct from wrongs traceable to specific individual actions or policies. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


Does Education Really Change Society?: Theoretical Reflections on a Case Study

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Sociologists and anthropologists always have a sense of unease over what education is doing to society. Does education really make any difference? Or is it only reproducing inequality? And how can ... More


The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality and Risk in Modernity

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

in Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In chapter 2 different voices and theories are in dialogue. First, by exploring and critiquing risk sociology through Beck’s notion of “reflexive modernization,” Strydom’s extension of Beck’s thesis, ... More


The Affective Appropriation of Space

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how bike messengers traverse the space of the city when making their deliveries. It is this appropriation of the urban environment that generates the lived emotions of messenger ... More


Towards a Structuration Theory of Media Intermediaries

Timothy Havens

in Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764695
eISBN:
9780814724989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764695.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter claims that media managers frequently engage in storytelling practices known as “industry lore.” These practices not only serve as sense-making rituals in managing the circulation of ... More


Introduction

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

in Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introduction traces the book’s origins across three significant dialogical moments. First is the mediated moment of television producer Middleweek interviewing the 7/7 survivor Tulloch, followed ... More


Capitalism, Cartography, and Culture

Elizabeth A. Sutton

in Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226254784
eISBN:
9780226254814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254814.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The introduction provides the historical and theoretical scope of the book. Marx, Weber, Giddens, and Bourdieu’s ideas concerning capital, culture, and power are briefly summarized.


Time and temporality in feminist political thought

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter links recent feminist work on the multiple and fluid nature of human time to feminist rejections of dichotomy. It identifies the changing temporal assumptions that underlie feminist ... More


Making Strategy: Theory and Practice

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter introduces the theoretical framework for Opening Strategy. The book builds particularly on the practice theories of Anthony Giddens and Alasdair MacIntyre. Giddens identifies the ... More


Connections

Kelly Besecke

in You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The concluding chapter begins by briefly comparing how reflexive spiritualists talk about reason and religion to how conservative Christians and “new atheists” talk about these topics in the public ... More


Intimacies and Addictions in Le Secret

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

in Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 9 analyzes two French films, the simulated sex Le Secret and real sex The Piano Teacher, by drawing on Giddens’s theory of addiction as central to the utopia/hell duality in risk modernity. ... More


Tradition and Human Life: Some Sociological Views

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

in Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198830306
eISBN:
9780191868597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830306.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Help towards understanding the human and religious functions of tradition comes from such sociologists as Peter Berger, Anthony Giddens, and Edward Shils. Tradition by Shils continues to illuminate ... More


Opening Strategy: Practices and Professionals

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter introduces the central arguments of Opening Strategy. In particular, it traces the development of three key strategic practices since the middle of the last century to today: strategic ... More


Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Richard Whittington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Opening Strategy recounts the origins and development of Strategy as a profession from the middle of the last century to the present day. In particular, it focuses on how strategic planning ... More


Intimacy: The Film

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

in Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 discusses the film Intimacy as constructed discursively from two entirely different perspectives: a film reviewer’s intertextual references and professional organization of knowledge in ... More


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