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Ulster Unionism since 1921

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of unionism in Northern Ireland since it unexpectedly and paradoxically found itself under Home Rule, which its leading politicians had raised a private army to ... More


Representation in a Union State

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses what is now called the West Lothian Question (WLQ) after its persistent poser Tam Dalyell MP (formerly for West Lothian). The WLQ asks: Given partial devolution, why can an MP ... More


The role of government in managing cross-boundary co-operation between Hong Kong and mainland China

Peter Tsan-yin Cheung

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the considerable expansion and intensification of cross-boundary relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland in the years since 1997, and especially since 2003. Greater ... More


Vector Grammar, Places, and the Functional Role of the Spatial Prepositions in English

JOHN O’KEEFE

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter shows how different prepositions specify different aspects of the location vectors and of the spatial extents of the fields in different directions. Animal studies provide evidence that ... More


Drafting a New Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks in detail the various demands placed by leading political parties on how the border should drawn once the decision to partition had been taken. In addition it looks at petitions ... More


Limits of the Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the impact of the Boundary Award on the lives of people who lived in the borderland and those who attempted to cross it. It shows how the new border becomes an economic and ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


In Love

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Part II focuses on spatial metaphors of permeability and containment that dramatize erotic desire as a rupture between self and world. Such metaphors raise the stakes of erotic desire when intimacy ... More


Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Christopher L. Tucci, Allan Afuah, and Gianluigi Viscusi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Examples of the value that can be created and captured through crowdsourcing go back to at least 1714, when the UK used crowdsourcing to solve the Longitude Problem, obtaining a solution that would ... More


Eating and Drinking in a Red Chambered Dream

Louise Edwards

in Scribes of Gastronomy: Representations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139972
eISBN:
9789888180967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139972.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter shows how Cao Xueqin used food and beverages to mark boundaries between the pure and the profane in the Jia clan mansions. The division between purity and profanity in the novel stands ... More


Identity and Margin

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the three great mature works in which Hardy and Conrad most fully explore the indeterminate sensory boundaries between individual organisms and their circumambient world. The ... More


Higher Than Sight Can Reach

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 9 follows the Canada–US border’s development from 1900 until the 1930s. It surveys the Alaska Boundary Survey, World War I, Prohibition, the Great Depression, and Indigenous resistance to new ... More


Building Borders

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces the creation of the Canada–US border from the American Revolution until the beginning of the Civil War. It outlines the international agreements signed by European nations—the ... More


Boundary Layers

S. G. Rajeev

in Fluid Mechanics: A Geometrical Point of View

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198805021
eISBN:
9780191843136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805021.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

It is found experimentally that all the components of fluid velocity (not just thenormal component) vanish at a wall. No matter how small the viscosity, the large velocity gradients near a wall ... More


Conclusions

Christian Pfeiffer

in Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The conclusion looks back over the study, which consists of two parts. Part I shows the necessity of a study of bodies and magnitudes for the project of Aristotelian physical science. An analysis of ... More


Portraits in Stone

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Elite residents of Charleston, South Carolina, sought a unique means of memorializing their dead: gravestones embellished with bust-length depictions of the deceased. Commissioned from stone carvers ... More


Crossing the seas

Bill Schwarz

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book addresses the analytical consequences of the encounter between West Indian and Briton. West Indian emigrants came from societies well advanced in the prerequisites of breaking from ... More


Abandoned Being: Mikhail Kalatozishvili’s The Wild Field (2008)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his theory of subjectivity, Jean-Luc Nancy speaks of ‘abandoned being’: ‘From now on the ontology that summons us will be an ontology in which abandonment remains the sole predicament of being, in ... More


Redefining the South through Food

Ashli Que Sinberry Stokes and Wendy Atkins-Sayre

in Consuming Identity: The Role of Food in Redefining the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809186
eISBN:
9781496809223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809186.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter seven provides a reflection on what it means to be constituted in a particular food tradition. Food it is a central part of identity that has not been fully accounted for in communication ... More


Authentic swimming

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which the boundaries of authentic swimming are negotiated and maintained. Drawing on case studies of contested marathon swims, the chapter focuses on the necessary ... More


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