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Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Christopher Fynsk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides close readings of a number of Maurice Blanchot's important post-war writings. It offers the most sustained reading of The Step Not Beyond available, and includes chapters on ... More


Conclusion

Pauline Allen, Kath Checkland, Stephen Peckham, and Valerie Moran

in Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 9 draws together key themes arising from the book about issues raised by commissioning in the context of a quasi-market for healthcare in the English NHS, such as governance and ... More


Different Regimes, Different Methods of Interpretation?

Eirik Bjorge

in The Evolutionary Interpretation of Treaties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716143
eISBN:
9780191784873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716143.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 asks whether different types of treaty ought to be interpreted according to different methods of treaty interpretation. In order to answer this question, Chapter 2 deals, by way of ... More


Emerging themes

I. G. Simmons

in Global Environmental History: 10,000 BC to AD 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621583
eISBN:
9780748670765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621583.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The topics of language and emotion cannot be ignored in their roles in environmental history. Nor can that of religions, whose powers are not everywhere and all the time eclipsed by the worldviews of ... More


Epilogue

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

At the start of the twenty-first century, globalisation faces serious challenges. Since 9/11, particularly during the presidency of George W. Bush, US unilateralism has undermined the rule of law, as ... More


The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law

Anne van Aaken and Iulia Motoc (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830009
eISBN:
9780191868399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830009.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The European Court of Human Rights is one of the main players in interpreting international human rights law where issues of general international law arise. While developing its own jurisprudence ... More


Charles Dickens and Metropolitan Improvements

Joanna Hofer-Robinson

in Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth Century Urban Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420983
eISBN:
9781474453738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For readers who are unfamiliar with the historical contexts underpinning London’s improvement in the mid-nineteenth century, Chapter 1 offers an account of the processes and problems of improvement ... More


Why Supermarket Organic Matters

Connor J. Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

in Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In 2000, a radical shift occurred in the organic food system: the majority of organic food in the United States began to be sold in ordinary supermarkets. This chapter examines how the regulatory ... More


The fragmented body as an index of abjection

Rina Arya

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

Rina Arya’s essay investigates the amorphous body that is in-between different states, such as the human-animal, by examining abjection in relation to the fragmented body. She starts by exploring the ... More


Entanglements

Amy Levine

in South Korean civil movement organisations: "Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090493
eISBN:
9781526109613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090493.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author confronts the challenges of referencing a coherent civil society in South Korea and instead returns to foundational moments or events in democratic history from the ... More


The Collapse of Cold War Rationality

Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Paul Rebecca, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin

in How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226046631
eISBN:
9780226046778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226046778.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From the 1970s well into the 1990s, psychological research on human rationality was dominated by the so-called heuristics-and-biases approach as developed by Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky, and ... More


The Sustainable Development Goals and Multilateral Agreements

Arild Underdal and Rakhyun E. Kim

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores goal setting, as exemplified by the Sustainable Development Goals, as a governance strategy for reforming or rearranging existing international agreements and organizations so ... More


Conclusion: Religion, Moral Polarization, and the Fragmentation of Tradition

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book's Conclusion considers the extent and limits of its case study findings andemploys these findings to propose a general explanation of moral polarization among Catholics.Exploration of the ... More


Market Information

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes the regulation of market information. It begins with an overview of the market data that exchanges and other market centers publish, including transaction reports and last-sale ... More


Anxiety

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the challenges that information anxiety (or fear of information overload) poses to the regulation of capital markets. It first summarizes key phenomena that cause information ... More


Labour, state and civil society in rural India

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides an overview of changing class relations in the Indian countryside, and their mediation by state institutions and civil society organisations. Drawing on government data and an ... More


Blanchot in The International Review

Christopher Fynsk

in Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter takes up Blanchot's contribution to a project that ultimately failed but represented a fascinating attempt to re-articulate the public role of the intellectual in an international ... More


The Changing Nature of Fieldwork

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The concluding chapter teases out threads running through the preceding narratives while examining how fieldwork and, more generally, cultural anthropology has changed over the past half-century. It ... More


* Paradigms Lost: Tropical Conservation under Late Capitalism

John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The vast majority of conservation work concentrates on the fragments of natural vegetation that remain, and ignores the matrix in which they occur. However, most of the world's biodiversity is ... More


Intransitive Love in Rainer Maria Rilke's The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

Leonardo F. Lisi

in Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 8 concludes this book with an examination of Rilke's notoriously problematic novel The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. The chapter begins by analyzing the function of a binary structure in ... More


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