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Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

W.W.J. Knox and Alan McKinlay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jimmy Reid was probably the greatest political orator of late twentieth-century Britain. He was at the forefront of the major turning points in the history of industrial relations and politics in ... More


Background Conditions

Mark Schroeder

in Slaves of the Passions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199299508
eISBN:
9780191714917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299508.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins the substantive exploration of the commitments of the Humean Theory of Reasons by investigating what we mean when we say that Ronnie has his reason because of his desire. The No ... More


Witch Hunts: The Senate Subcommittee Investigation, 1928–1929

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The heightened congressional interest in the Jackson Barnett case drew prominent senators to the issue of Indian policy reform, often for partisan reasons. The Senate subcommittee's goal was to make ... More


The Semantic Interpretation and Syntactic Distribution of Determiner Phrases in Spanish-English Codeswitching

Monica Moro Quintanilla

in Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This article offers a minimalist account of determiner phrases in Spanish-English codeswitching data. The minimalist approach to codeswitching developed by MacSwan is selected on conceptual grounds ... More


The Radical South: Politics and the Lesbian Feminist Imaginary

Jaime Harker

in The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the engagement of Southern lesbian feminists with radical politics and Southern identity, with a particular focus on anti-racist coalitions and nascent intersectional feminist ... More


Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Lars U. Scholl

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book presents twelve essays by historian David M. Williams, in order to pay tribute to his career. The essays stretch from 1807 through to the end of the nineteenth century, and address both ... More


Philosophical Scepticism and Everyday Life

Barry Stroud

in The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247616
eISBN:
9780191598494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 focuses on the challenge to the sceptical reasoning that what Descartes says is a requirement for everyday knowledge of the world – and would destroy all everyday knowledge of the world if ... More


Internal and External: ‘Empirical’ and ‘Transcendental’

Barry Stroud

in The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247616
eISBN:
9780191598494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247613.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 4 considers the response to scepticism found in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason.According to Kant, all theories that leave the existence of things in space doubtful or insufficiently justified ... More


Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Young and Lonely The Social Conditions of Loneliness gathers evidence of young people’s experience of loneliness and connection from a youth co-produced research project and locates these within ... More


What responses under what conditions? Formal qualitative comparative analyses and preliminary interpretations

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 unravels the contextual conditions enabling the three different response-patterns – 1) no usage, no change. 2) usage without change, and 3) usage and change – described in the previous ... More


Beginnings: ‘I’m from Govan’

W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay

in Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter one discusses the appalling socio-economic circumstances of poverty and squalor that Reid was born into in 1930s Glasgow and how this impacted on his attitude to towards capitalist society. ... More


. Vocational Training, Employment, and Job Placements, 1910–1932

Touré F. Reed

in Not Alms but Opportunity: The Urban League and the Politics of Racial Uplift, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832233
eISBN:
9781469605708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888544_reed.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes' (NLUCAN) vocational activities in New York, which attempted to impress upon Afro-Americans the opportunities afforded by ... More


Signs of Approaching Peace

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

In 1802 conditions improved for the Spaniards. The war with Great Britain was winding down as the Truce of Amiens made Nassau help for Bowles illegal. Despite that, his friends persisted in sending ... More


Workers as Artists: From Copyright to the Palace of Delight in Besant’s Writings

Ayşe Çelikkol

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Besant denied that there was any necessary connection between the literary and the commercial value of any given literary work, but in his fiction and nonfiction he acknowledges that literary ... More


The Ethics of Perception and the Politics of Recognition: Walter Besant’s All Sorts and Conditions of Men

Kevin Swafford

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In All Sorts and Conditions of Men Walter Besant focuses his novelistic gaze on what he perceived as the neglected “romance” and “possibilities” of the East End of London (as opposed to its more ... More


From Happy Individuals to Universal Sisterhood: Affective Reforms in All Sorts and Conditions of Men and Children of Gibeon

Vicky Cheng and Haejoo Kim

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This essay traces the shifting frameworks of affective reform proposed by Walter Besant in two of his novels about the East End, All Sorts and Conditions of Men (1882) and Children of Gibeon (1886). ... More


Before the Clearances

Eric Richards

in Debating the Highland Clearances

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

It used to be assumed that ‘the law of progress’ simply did not operate in the Scottish Highlands: this was a society which had been had been sunk in a primitive and uncivilised state for centuries; ... More


Remarks on Nominalization: Background and motivation

Noam Chomsky

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In his introductory comments to this volume, Chomsky reviews the historical background surrounding the emergence of Remarks on Nominalization, the restrictive view of the syntax which it promoted, ... More


Survivors: Veterans and the Nature of Personal Testimony

Emma Hanna

in The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain during the 1960s there was a marked increase in interest for the stories and experiences of the ordinary person. The fiftieth anniversaries of the First World War stimulated large-scale ... More


American Loss in Cavell's Emerson

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which Dewey does and does not play a role in the context of Cavell's “Conditions.” Cavell's neglect of James and resistance to Dewey seem more peripheral than focal ... More


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