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Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

David W. McIvor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its ... More


Restoring moral and intellectual shape to the law After Bland

John Keown

in The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589555
eISBN:
9780191741036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589555.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter offers a critique of the landmark decision of the Law Lords in the Bland case, which held it lawful to withdraw tube-feeding from a patient in a “persistent vegetative state”, even with ... More


Boxers and Treaty Porters — Headlines Change History

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Henry Morriss took over Shanghai press in general in 1880. His penchant for horses and his tradition of giving many of them American Indian names led to his nickname: the “Mohawk Chief”. Mohawk ... More


Intentionally Killing the ‘Permanently Unconscious’

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a critique of the decision of the House of Lords in Bland, upholding the withdrawing of food and water from Bland, with intent to terminate his life, on the ground that because ... More


Conclusion: Testimonial Publics—#BlackLivesMatter and Claudia Rankine’s Citizen

Leigh Gilmore

in Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177146
eISBN:
9780231543446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177146.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The conclusion provides a discussion of embodied witness and its representation in protest, online, and in literary texts, and argues for the co-presence in testimonial networks of contemporary forms ... More


Changing of the Guard

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

in A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Tells the story of a change in the BBPC’s leadership and their successful advocacy effort to incorporate the area between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges into the future park. Further south, ... More


“The Alienation of the Affection of the Colonies”

Peter Charles Hoffer and Williamjames Hull Hoffer

in The Clamor of Lawyers: The American Revolution and Crisis in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726071
eISBN:
9781501726088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726071.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

At whose door the onus for reigniting the crisis in 1767 belongs is and will remain an open question for historians. But it cannot be laid at the threshold of the revolutionary lawyers’ offices. ... More


The Miscellanies of Bland and Merivale

Gideon Nisbet

in Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter locates the original impulse of Britain’s love-affair with Greek epigram at the start of the nineteenth century, in a collaborative miscellany which naturalized the genre within British ... More


Black America

Brian Roberts

in Blackface Nation: Race, Reform, and Identity in American Popular Music, 1812-1925

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451503
eISBN:
9780226451787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451787.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the movement of African Americans into the genre of blackface minstrelsy in the post-Civil War era. It argues, rooted in hatred and love, the minstrelsy-based perception of ... More


Epilogue

Alexander B. Haskell

in For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The epilogue glances forward to the imperial crisis of the 1760s when colonial politicians like the Virginian burgess Richard Bland sought to reconstruct the circumstances by which the Renaissance ... More


Street Tapes: The People’s History of Unjustified Police Force

Angela J. Aguayo

in Documentary Resistance: Social Change and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190676216
eISBN:
9780190676254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676216.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The proliferation of screen media and the saturation of everyday life with digital culture led to dramatic shifts in public communication, challenging our sense of what it means to be a citizen in ... More


White Embodied Gazing, the Black Body as Disgust, and the Aesthetics of Un-Suturing

George Yancy

in Body Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198716778
eISBN:
9780191785351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716778.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter theorizes Black body aesthetics through the lens of the white gaze, which is parasitic upon the construction of the Black body as ersatz, disgusting, and ontologically problematic. The ... More


The Stamp Act and the State of Nature

Mark Somos

in American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190462857
eISBN:
9780190462871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462857.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 4 begins with Warren’s Case to highlight public engagement with the state of nature discourse and reveal the pervasive importance of the state of nature in colonial reactions to the Stamp ... More


Virtue Theory and the Lawfulness of Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment or Care

David Albert Jones

in Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Virtue theory as best understood both excludes some intentional actions and intentional omissions as inherently incompatible with the goods of worthwhile human practices and seeks the mean between ... More


‘The Inalienable Right of the White Man’: Contact and Competition in China

Cees Heere

in Empire Ascendant: The British World, Race, and the Rise of Japan, 1894-1914

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198837398
eISBN:
9780191874079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837398.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

Victory over Russia established Japan as the leading power in East Asia, and inaugurated a period during which its economic and political influence in the region sharply expanded. This chapter ... More


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