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Agreement: The First Way of Knowing

MITROFF IAN I. and LINSTONE HAROLD A.

in The Unbounded Mind: Breaking the Chains of Traditional Business Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102888
eISBN:
9780199854943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102888.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The role of Agreement as one of the first and classic ways of knowing is examined in this chapter. It critiques one of the major philosophical bases on which professional education rests, the ... More


Microcosms of Democracy: Depicting the City Neighborhood in Wartime America

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Under the cloud of international conflict, numerous early-1940s progressives cast the working-class, ethnic-accented city neighborhood as a place where democratic values became most concrete. The ... More


Consolidation of a Life in Music

RON PEN

in I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When Niles was 65, his concerts slowed down and his younger audience were curious about his high voice and dramatic articulation. He began to consolidate his life works in recordings. Niles chose to ... More


Naomi Brenner, Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2016. 292 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0055
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact (2016), by Naomi Brenner. In Lingering Bilingualism, Brenner tells the story of maskilim who ... More


The Heirs of Tulʹchyn: A Modernist Reappraisal of Historical Narrative

Amelia M. Glaser

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Minskii’s retelling of the massacre at Tulʹchyn in his Russian language play in verse, “Osada Tulʹchina” (The Siege of Tulʹchyn), which appeared in the St. Petersburg Jewish ... More


1958–1974: “It Had Been a Long Time since Someone Like You Had Appeared in the World”: Roth Fulfills His Mission

Jay A. Gertzman

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Despite, Roth believed, going to prison due to his fight for freedom of expression, he was psychically unfulfilled. In Lewisburg penitentiary, he wrote a long novel entitled My Friend Yeshea. The ... More


Conformity

Joe Ungemah

in Punching the Clock: Adapting to the New Future of Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190061241
eISBN:
9780190061272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061241.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter speaks about Asch’s classic study about how individuals will conform to the group even in the face of unambiguously true information. Similar trends were witnessed in the real world ... More


Psychology

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199550777
eISBN:
9780191917790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199550777.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of the following theories was NOT proposed by Sigmund Freud? The topographical model of mind Affect trauma theory Individual psychology theory The structural model of the mind ... More


Craig Johnson

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Craig Johnson was the “third man” in what has become one of the legendary ethnographic adventures and bodies of ethnographic cinema: the series of films about the indigenous Yanomamö living in the ... More


Documentary Educational Resources: A Brief Oral History

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Any important contribution to the history of cinema requires more than accomplished filmmakers. Indeed, filmmaking accomplishment itself is nearly always dependent on the availability of exhibition ... More


A Monolingual World Literature: Sholem Asch and the Institutionalization of Yiddish Literature

Saul Noam Zaritt

in Jewish American Writing and World Literature: Maybe to Millions, Maybe to Nobody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863717
eISBN:
9780191896101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863717.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is devoted to the writer Sholem Asch, arguably the Yiddish writer most aligned with the normative demands of world literature—as market, network, and idealized transnational republic. ... More


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