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Reproductive Rights: Redefining the Meaning of Critical Mass

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

When the 1994 elections gave control of Congress to a conservative, Christian Coalition-dominated, Republican majority, what some had over-optimistically touted as a critical mass of women became a ... More


Nietzsche's Critiques

R. Kevin Hill

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book gives a new interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy and examines in detail his debt to Kant, in particular the Critique of Pure Reason, Critique of Practical Reason, and Critique of ... More


Introduction

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The distinction between a “first” and a “second” birth of human beings is here introduced. The first birth is their physical or bodily birth; the second is their birth as political beings, which ... More


Introduction

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book investigates the poetic influence of Emily Dickinson to a significant number of contemporary writers, who in their own terms, are enacting Dickinson's poetics of “broken responsiveness.” It ... More


Celebrating Bioethics and Bioethicists

Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey

in Observing Bioethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365559
eISBN:
9780199851881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365559.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Bioethics has found its place in the United States with succeeding events that celebrate its birth, the founding of bioethics institutions, deeper research and development, and prominent figures in ... More


The Black Church Confronts the HIV/AIDS Crisis

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the participation of the black church in the HIV/AIDS crisis. Some churches, such as the First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles, actively promote the use of condoms as part of ... More


The Critique of Judgement

R. Kevin Hill

in Nietzsche's Critiques

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199285525
eISBN:
9780191700354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285525.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter defends Kant's claim that aesthetic and teleological judgments are both differing types of what he calls reflective judgements. It discusses that Nietzsche's reading of the Critique of ... More


Falling Birth Rates and Rural Depopulation

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter five moves from ethnography at the village level to examine the demographics of declining fertility and rural depopulation plaguing many affluent nations. A failure of generational renewal ... More


We Children of the Enlightenment

Ruth Abbey

in Nietzsche's Middle Period

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195134087
eISBN:
9780199785766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The works of the middle period are sometimes labeled positivist, and one of their distinguishing features is the praise they contain for science. In these works, Friedrich Nietzsche repeatedly ... More


Remarks on Wittgenstein and Nietzsche

Christopher Janaway

in Self and World in Schopenhauer's Philosophy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250036
eISBN:
9780191597817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250037.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Gives some of the background to the reception of Schopenhauer's philosophy by both Wittgenstein and Nietzsche, and then examines the influence on each of them of Schopenhauer's conceptions of self ... More


The Illegitimacy of Jesus: Strong Publics in Conflict

Laurie L. Patton

in Who Owns Religion?: Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226649344
eISBN:
9780226676036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the 1987 work of Jane Schaberg. Focusing on the Gospel of Matthew, Schaberg summarizes the arguments for the Gospel text being about an illegitimate conception rather than a ... More


Allegories of Reading: Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Paul de Man discusses his plan to complete a book entitled Allegories of Reading. The book offers a reading of four important authors — Friedrich Nietzsche, Rainer Maria Rilke, ... More


Measurement of Trend (a 2 by c Table)

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter compares the frequency of infants with a single congenital malformation to that of infants with multiple congenital malformations, focusing on evaluating changes over time. Extensive ... More


The Interpretation of C 8.55.8☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The original context of C. 8.55.8 is gifts of a patron to his freedmen which could be revoked if he subsequently had children. After the revival of Roman law in the Middle Ages the text was given ... More


One

Wilma Dykeman

in Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469629148
eISBN:
9781469629162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629148.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History

Dykeman details the first memories of her life from birth—namely the large impact that music had on her upbringing. Wilma also describes the first contact she had with the Earth when she finally ... More


Conclusion

Diane Miller Sommerville

in Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Suicide, by late nineteenth century, had transformed from a shameful, sinful act to one of sacrifice and courage. The most famous suicide of the Civil War, that of Edmund Ruffin, shows this evolution ... More


Inputs: “Human Bookkeeping”: The Informatics of Documentary Identity, 19131937

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The central argument of How We Became Our Data is that over the past century we have become informational persons whose lives are increasingly conducted through an information politics. This chapter ... More


Thumbprints of a Midwife: Birth and Infant Death in an Ancient Pueblo Community

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a newborn infant from Nuvakwewtaqa, a Singaguan site near Flagstaff, Arizona (A.D. 1350). Radiographs along with archaeological context of the interment ... More


The Albany Midwifery Practice

Becky Reed and Cathy Walton

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter narrates the story of the Albany Midwifery Practice (AMP). The challenge was to prove that the AMP model was effective and improved outcomes for women and babies in order for it to ... More


Double Take: Photography, Cinema, and the Segregated Theater

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the connections among photography, cinema, and segregated movie theaters in the United States. It looks through the lens of the movie camera at the anxieties provoked by a ... More


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