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Freedom Beyond Confinement: Travel and Imagination in African-American Cultural History and Letters

Michael Ra-Shon Hall

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979701
eISBN:
9781800852969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979701.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Freedom Beyond Confinement examines the cultural history of African American travel and the lasting influence of travel on the imagination particularly of writers of literary fiction and nonfiction. ... More


Lattice field theory fundamentals

M. Pilar HernÁndez

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews the basic building blocks of the regularization of Quantum Field Theories (QFT) on a space-time lattice. It assumes some familiarity with QFT in the continuum. In an introductory ... More


The Institutionalization of Madness, 1910s–1920s

Emily Baum

in The Invention of Madness: State, Society, and the Insane in Modern China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580616
eISBN:
9780226580753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580753.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shifts its attention from the role of the state to the role of the general public in the institutionalization of the insane. While many members of the upper classes continued to keep ... More


Introduction

Michael Ra-Shon Hall

in Freedom Beyond Confinement: Travel and Imagination in African-American Cultural History and Letters

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979701
eISBN:
9781800852969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Using the paradox of freedom and confinement to frame African American experiences and expressions of mobility, generally, and travel, specifically, the introduction discusses a host of travel ... More


Skin Deep: Bodies Edging into Place

Edward S. Casey

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter gives a rich account the complex liaisons between body and place. A close examination of the experience of the body in solitary confinement leads the author to a discussion of the ... More


Historical Spaces of Confinement 1: Homes for Indigenous Children in Australia

Lizzie Seal and Maggie O’Neill

in Imaginative Criminology: Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202687
eISBN:
9781529202717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202687.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines historical confinement via the example of homes for Indigenous children in Australia. Between 1910 and 1970 Indigenous children were removed from their families and placed in ... More


Historical Spaces of Confinement 2: Magdalene Laundries

Lizzie Seal and Maggie O’Neill

in Imaginative Criminology: Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202687
eISBN:
9781529202717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202687.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores memories of the Magdalene Laundries in Ireland, which confined poor and ‘deviant’ young women. It draws on feminist history to explore the laundries as sites of gendered social ... More


Shades of Mississippi

Garrett Felber

in Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653822
eISBN:
9781469653846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653822.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1950s and 1960s, the Nation of Islam deployed a series of tactics to fight for rights for incarcerated people. They used litigation, as well as They used direct action tactics such as ... More


A Temporary Surrogate of Reason

Justin Garson

in Madness: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197613832
eISBN:
9780197613863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613832.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

One of the clearest expressions of madness-as-dysfunction is Kant’s youthful essay of 1764, “Essay on the Maladies of the Head.” There, Kant argues that each form of madness represents a defect in a ... More


The Mountebanks of the Mind

Justin Garson

in Madness: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197613832
eISBN:
9780197613863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613832.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

John Haslam, apothecary to Bedlam hospital at the beginning of the nineteenth century, embraced Kant’s dysfunction-centered model of madness. For Haslam, each form of madness represents a breakdown ... More


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