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British Post-war Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A dozen sociologists attended LSE in the aftermath of the Second World War. They were the first generation of professional sociologist in Britain. This chapter offers an account of their origins, the ... More


Demography’s British History and its Relation to Sociology

John Ermisch (ed.)

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter outlines the history of demography in Britain and examines its links with the development of sociology in the country. There is a particularly strong link in the person of David Glass, a ... More


1911–1925: ‘O Absalom, my son’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Abbey Theatre aimed to touch all Irish life. During the second decade of the 20th century, Ms. Horniman has left the company and J. M. Synge died, leaving Yeats and Lady Gregory to take hold of ... More


Opera, Modernism, and Modernity: Reading Counterpoint in Joseph Conrad's Malay Trilogy and Pramoedya's Buru Tetralogy

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 offers a comparative study of the Malay trilogy of novels (Almayer's Folly, An Outcast of the Islands, and The Rescue) with which Conrad began his career and the Buru tetralogy of novels ... More


Postcolonial Philology and the Passage of Literature

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 8 offers some concluding reflections on the practical and theoretical consequences of the book's comparative study of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernist formations. The chapter ... More


How it all started

Naomi Eisenstadt

in Providing a Sure Start: How government discovered early childhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427304
eISBN:
9781447303107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427304.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter includes the background and history of the creation of a new programme called Sure Start. The expected outcome of the programme was a reduction in the disadvantage that low-income ... More


‘Calculated abruptness’: The Professor

Heather Glen

in Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272556
eISBN:
9780191699627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272556.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Professor was written alongside Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey, as one of ‘three distinct and unconnected tales’ with which the erstwhile Genii of Glass Town hoped to enter ... More


Parting Patriarchs of the Family Firms

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The conflict and confusion that follow in the wake of monarchic departures can be found as well following the other leadership departure styles if they occur in a family firm. To gain further ... More


Reciprocal aggression: Un-Romantic Agency in the Art of Lewis Carroll

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In his famous photographs of children and in the Alice books, Lewis Carroll often displays a surprising willingness to jettison the solitary Child of Nature paradigm and explore instead the complex ... More


Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

John Biewen and Alexa Dilworth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United ... More


Sanford I. Weill: 1933–: Conglomerateur

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes the career of Sandy Weill, culminating in his formation of Citigroup.


Minimalism and Music Theater

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the history of minimalism and the work of Philip Glass in music theater and opera, notably his influential Einstein on the Beach with Robert Wilson. It considers the influence ... More


Rescoring the Moving Image: La Belle et la Bête, Mashups and (Mis)syncing

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the relationship between loose and tight audiovisual synchronization in two recent instances, both of which speak to an aesthetic of repurposing in new audiovisual expression. ... More


Crafts and industry

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter is concerned with the different modes of manufacturing in the pre-modern Islamic world, and particularly focuses upon those crafts and industries that have left the clearest imprint in ... More


Reentry of Securities Firms and Banks

Matthew P. Fink

in The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider's View

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336450
eISBN:
9780199868469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336450.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Securities firms and banks were major participants in the investment company business in the 1920s, sponsoring about 70 percent of all managed investment companies. Following the 1929 crash, ... More


I’m Grown up now: Female Sexual Authorship and Coming of Age in Pornographic Adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s Alice Books

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores pornographic constructions of female sexual agency through the character of Lewis Carroll’s Alice. These films use the Alice narrative to play out fantasies of womanly sexual ... More


Taming the Megabanks: Why We Need a New Glass-Steagall Act

Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190260705
eISBN:
9780190260736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260705.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book demonstrates that universal banks—which accept deposits, make loans, and engage in securities activities—played central roles in precipitating the Great Depression of the early 1930s and ... More


Regulating the ‘Big Five’

Oonagh McDonald

in Lehman Brothers: A Crisis of Value

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784993405
eISBN:
9781526103956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993405.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter will examine the regulation of the Big Five investment banks in the context of the changes which took place in the structure of banking after the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act and the ... More


Enacting Design for the Workplace

John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Innovative design for the workplace runs up against inadequate understanding of both work and design practices. Ideas about work practices comprise an odd mixture of ... More


Characterization of Inorganic Polymers

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

A wide variety of properties are of interest for the general characterization of polymers, as demonstrated in numerous textbooks and in more specialized books dealing ... More


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