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The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Andrew Mangham and Daniel Lea (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Investigations of male potency and the ‘ability to perform’ have long been mainstays of social, political and artistic discourse and have provoked spirited and partisan declarations about what it is ... More


Compulsory Liability Insurance

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Explores the phenomenon of compulsory liability insurance in general, and specifically the nature of compulsory insurance in relation to road traffic liabilities, and employers’ liability to ... More


Failing bodies

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which pain, injury and the failure to complete a long swim are experienced and accounted for in marathon swimming, and asks what this means for our understandings of ... More


Brain injury and social exclusion

Michael Oddy, Sara da Silva Ramos, and Deborah Fortescue

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the link between brain injury and social exclusion. Evidence suggests that people belonging to socially peripheral and disadvantaged groups are more likely to have suffered an ... More


The Solution of the Vaccine Court

Anna Kirkland

in Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479876938
eISBN:
9781479844272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876938.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The vaccine court was created by federal legislation in 1986. This chapter tells the story of the founding and shifts in the vaccine court over time, placing it in a rich context of parental protest ... More


Antidumping

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: The WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029995
eISBN:
9780262333719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on antidumping, one of the three contingent protection instruments agreed upon during the negotiations of the GATT. Article VI of GATT and the Agreement on Antidumping are ... More


Changing Communities and Collieries

Jim Phillips

in Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474452311
eISBN:
9781474465373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452311.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Economic security in the coalfields was intimately connected with underground safety. Hazards were mediated by the effectiveness of trade union representation. Where employers attacked workplace ... More


Deciphering Violence in Past Societies: Ethnography and the Interpretation of Archaeological Populations

Ryan P. Harrod, Pierre Liénard, and Debra L. Martin

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Although finding evidence of healed trauma in archaeological populations is fairly straightforward, the interpretation of that evidence is less so. Ryan P. Harrod, Pierre Liénard, and Debra L. Martin ... More


The Duty of Their Elders: Doctors, Coaches, and Safety Expertise, 1950s–1960s

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

After World War II, as the subspecialties of injury prevention and sports medicine developed, doctors and coaches sought to establish their authority on matters of youth football safety. The framing ... More


The Rough and Tumble: What Counts as a Football Injury?

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Whether a child’s death or injury associated with playing football could in fact be attributed to football was a crucial question in evaluating the sport’s risks. On a technical level, doctors ... More


This Is Your Brain on Football: The Framing of a Concussion Crisis

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A decline in severe football injuries and fatalities after the 1970s helped make it possible for another concern to come into focus: that trauma to players’ brains, even if it did not result in death ... More


Embodied Mobilities

Wendy A. Vogt

in Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the visible and less visible embodied realities of transit migration. It includes ethnographic stories and analysis of injury, illness and sexual violence and reproductive ... More


Moral Recovery After War: The Role of Hope

Nancy Sherman

in The Ethics of War: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Sherman’s essay focuses on soldiers’ recovery from the moral injuries of war—from the injuries typically expressed in emotions such as shame, guilt, and resentment for real or apparent, commissive ... More


The Absolute Cessation of the Ḥudūd Punishments or Those that Necessitate the Death Penalty and Injury, and Suspension during the Time of the Imam’s Occultation

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the sixth section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. Many of the early and the most prominent jurists opined that implementing the ḥudūd ... More


Bringing Justice to Large Groups of People: Mass Torts and Class Actions (II)

Jeffrey B. Morris

in Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Jack Weinstein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199772414
eISBN:
9780190259976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772414.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Weinstein's involvements since Agent Orange. His ventures with asbestos litigation and later mass tort cases proved much less successful than Agent Orange. However, he ... More


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