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Inevitability and War

Joseph S. Nye

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

War was not inevitable in 1914 nor is it today. In 1914, however, peace was threatened by the inflexibility of alliances, the rise of nationalism, and Social Darwinism. Counterfactually in 1914, ... More


Alternative Graphical Causal Models and the Identification of Direct Effects

James M. Robins and Thomas S. Richardson

in Causality and Psychopathology: Finding the Determinants of Disorders and their Cures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199754649
eISBN:
9780197565650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754649.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The subject-specific data from either an observational or experimental study consist of a string of numbers. These numbers represent a series of empirical ... More


Moral Perfectionism, Optatives, and the Inky Line in Besant’s All in a Garden Fair and Gissing’s New Grub Street

Tom Ue

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/9781789620351.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues for the importance of moral perfectionism to the life of writing depicted in Besant’s All in a Garden Fair (1883) and Gissing’s New Grub Street (1891). Scholarship by Andrew H. ... More


Into the Future

David McDowall, Richard McCleary, and Bradley J. Bartos

in Interrupted Time Series Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190943943
eISBN:
9780190943981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943943.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Chapter 6 introduces two conceptual issues that, in our opinion, will become important in the near future. The first involves the validity of statistical inference. Critics of the conventional null ... More


‘The object as in itself it really is not’: Counterfactual Romanticism and the aesthetics of contingency

Anne C. McCarthy

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Revealing the Romantic credentials of the counterfactual sensibility, this chapter calls on us to embrace an ‘aesthetics of contingency’ through which we may recognise the conditioning ... More


The possibilists: Romantic-era literary forgery and British alternative pasts

Mary-Ann Constantine

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Theorising the relation between forgery and Romantic counterfactualism, this chapter analyses the credit afforded to forged pasts and texts during the Romantic period. The chapter argues that in the ... More


Lord Byron reads The Prelude

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Daring to imagine Wordsworth’s Prelude published ‘not long after he first finished it’ in May 1805 – rather than posthumously in 1850 – this chapter speculates on the effects on younger writers of ... More


Counterfactual obstetrics: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Frankenstein

Damian Walford Davies

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In creative-critical mode, this chapter develops a theory of critical obstetrics, exploring a series of counterfactual scenarios beginning with Mary Wollstonecraft’s recovery from puerperal fever in ... More


John Thelwall: a counterfactual ghost story

Judith Thompson

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Deploying a creative-critical mode, this chapter prompts a debate as to the quantum and nature of the imaginative investment informing all critical engagements with the literary past. The chapter’s ... More


Counterfactual speculations in late Romanticism: Scott, Banim, Galt and Mitford

Angela Esterhammer

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter identifies 1824 as a ‘crux in the history of factual and counterfactual writing’ – a moment when Walter Scott, John Banim, John Galt and Mary Russell Mitford choose a counterfactual turn ... More


Romanticism and the (counterfactual) Chinese awakening

Peter J. Kitson

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Imagining the counterfactual at scale, this chapter explores the contours of an all-pervasive China-centric strand of Romantic Orientalism that never was. The chapter accounts for why China as both ... More


Counterfactual and future Romanticisms: the academy and the canon

Edward Larrissy

in Counterfactual Romanticism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781784991418
eISBN:
9781526150370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526107077.00017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Focusing on counterfactualism in the classroom, this chapter considers the affordances of the counterfactual as regards the value-laden process of canon formation. The chapter forges an alternative ... More


YEPP I: meeting the goals

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The data described in chapter three are presented summarily in the form of tables that focus on a number of key issues. These are: the extent to which YEPP's 10 non-negotiable principles were adhered ... More


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