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The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

James Heinzen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first archive-based, ... More


The Interpretation of C 8.55.8☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The original context of C. 8.55.8 is gifts of a patron to his freedmen which could be revoked if he subsequently had children. After the revival of Roman law in the Middle Ages the text was given ... More


The Prayer Economy

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the development of the prayer economy, whereby gifts are exchanged for blessings, prayers, and intercession with God. It argue that certain processes of commodification have ... More


A Wedding Gift for Dani

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

On the eve of Dani’s wedding the men participated in an elaborate ritual in the desert, which is described in great detail. The ritual was a conscious parody of religious initiatory rituals and ... More


The “Buy Now” Lie

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

This chapter probes the reasons for consumers’ eagerness to embrace the digital marketplace despite the sacrifice of their ownership rights. It argues that the preference for digital goods is at ... More


The Future of the Book: The Unbound Book

Gary Hall

in Pirate Philosophy: For a Digital Posthumanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034401
eISBN:
9780262332217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034401.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 6 provides further examples of what it would mean to act as something like a pirate philosopher in the sense of performatively trialling new ways of composing, publishing and circulating ... More


Bright Voice of Praise: An Old English Poet-Patron Theme

Heather Maring

in Signs That Sing: Hybrid Poetics in Old English Verse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054469
eISBN:
9780813053202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054469.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 5 is the second of three chapters focused on oral-literate idioms, this time introducing a new theme—called “poet-patron”—and charting its written oral-connected versions and oral-literate ... More


The Price of a Gift: An Approach to Receiving Gifts from Patients in Psychiatric Practice

David H. Brendel, James Chu, Jennifer Radden, Howard Leeper, Harrison G. Pope, Jacqueline Samson, Gail Tsimprea, and J. Alexander Bodkin

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

When a patient or patient’s family presents a psychiatrist with a gift, the clinician is challenged to maintain appropriate professional boundaries but have the flexibility to respond with warmth and ... More


How Certain Boundaries and Ethics Diminish Therapeutic Effectiveness

Arnold A. Lazarus

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

When taken too far, certain well-intentioned ethical guidelines can become transformed into artificial boundaries that serve as destructive prohibitions and thereby undermine clinical effectiveness. ... More


Painting, Passports, and Protest

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

When Ruth Krauss recovered from her bout ofmkl spinal meningitis, she and Crockett Johnson decided to travel to Europe and applied for new passports in the fall of 1964. Before departing, however, ... More


Negotiation, Manipulation, and Alliance-Building

David Andrew Nichols

in Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Between 1807 and 1812 the factory system reached institutional maturity, with a dozen posts serving Indian communities from the southern Appalachians to the Missouri Valley. These trading houses ... More


“Greetings from Sunny Georgia!”: Cultural Brokers and the Bribe Trail

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

The fourth chapter closely examines the case of a Georgian judge on the USSR Supreme Court, Levan K. Chichua, who was arrested for accepting bribes in 1949. Chichua’s story sheds light on contested ... More


Sultans and the House of Orange-Nassau: Indonesian perceptions of power relationships with the Dutch

Jean Gelman Taylor

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Gifts flowed from Indonesian sultans and princes to Dutch royals from initial encounters in the early seventeenth century through to the mid-twentieth. These artefacts of material culture, such as ... More


Doctrinal Development, Part 1: The Role of the Active Subject

Andrew Meszaros

in The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786344
eISBN:
9780191828645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786344.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Chapter 3 is the beginning of an in-depth treatment of Congar’s theory of doctrinal development. It gives a general outline of Congar’s theory, enumerates briefly the four motors of doctrinal ... More


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