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The Historical Roots of Ecological Modernization

Maarten A. Hajer

in The Politics of Environmental Discourse: Ecological Modernization and the Policy Process

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293330
eISBN:
9780191599408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829333X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Contextualizes the contemporary environmental conflict in the tradition of thinking about man and nature relationships. Discusses the origins of environmentalism and gives a detailed interpretation ... More


Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Dominic Johnson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by ... More


Why Epistemology Cannot be Operationalized

Timothy Williamson

in Epistemology: New Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199264933
eISBN:
9780191718472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264933.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops analogues of the anti-luminosity considerations for probabilistic concepts in place of the concept of knowledge. Such analogues generalize the original argument and act as a ... More


The Refusal of Politics

Laurent Dubreuil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416740
eISBN:
9781474426992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416740.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Laurent Dubreuil provocatively proposes an extremist rethinking of the limits of politics – toward a break from politics, the political and policies. Rather than yet another re-articulation, he calls ... More


Economic Theory and Ecological Limits

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter shows how the ecological limits to economic scale affecting the human well-being have been accommodated and analysed in the micro and the macroeconomic theory by treating the consequent ... More


“Not With My Tax Money”: The Problem of Justifying Government Subsidies for the Arts

Joel Feinberg

in Problems at the Roots of Law: Essays in Legal and Political Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155266
eISBN:
9780199833177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155262.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This article takes up the issue of governmental subsidies of the arts, an issue that parallels an examination of governmental restraints on liberty in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law. In the ... More


Growth: A Historical Accident?

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The first chapter seeks to refine the diagnosis of complex relationships linking natural capital to economic growth. The pace of global growth has scarcely diminished since the end of the post-war ... More


Conclusions

Jonathan Ervine

in Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

After exploring the general impact of the 2015 terrorist attacks on French humour and humorists, this conclusion will focus on the perennial question of ‘peut-on rire de tout?’ (can one laugh about ... More


Introduction: Performance – action – extremity

Dominic Johnson

in Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The introduction defines and contextualises the performance of extremity. If extremity assumes a limit, what might be made of the borders, gaps or ruptures between art and its purported outsides? The ... More


A criminal touch

Dominic Johnson

in Unlimited action: The performance of extremity in the 1970s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091605
eISBN:
9781526141958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091605.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

In 1976, Ulay undertook an exemplary performance of extremity by stealing ‘Germany’s favourite painting’, namely Carl Spitzweg’s The Poor Poet (1839). This chapter discusses the action at length in ... More


Republican Senate

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles the partisan composition of the Florida Senate from the era of the Pork Chop Gang to the emergence of a meaningful Republican minority. It describes the philosophical kinship ... More


‘Cattle Thieves’: Refugee Settlement, Ottoman Governmentality and Biopolitics

M. Safa Saraçoglu

in Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria: Politics in Provincial Councils

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430999
eISBN:
9781474449762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430999.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the narrative function of the debates and correspondence associated with provincial governance around a particular problem: refugees. During the second half of the 19th century, ... More


Conclusion

M. Safa Saraçoglu

in Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria: Politics in Provincial Councils

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430999
eISBN:
9781474449762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430999.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the general conclusion of this book: Although the highest tier of Vidin’s local dynasties gradually lost their power vis-à-vis the imperial administration by the beginning of ... More


Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Ramprasad Sengupta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book has a comprehensive coverage of issues relating to the role of ecological constraints in limiting the availability of natural resources and eco-services for economic development and ... More


Boilermakers and the Contractual Approach to Litigation Bylaws

Jill E. Fisch

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Boards and shareholders are increasing using charter and bylaw provisions to customize their corporate governance. Recent examples include forum selection bylaws, majority voting bylaws and advance ... More


Eros, Rhythm

Thomas Baldwin

in Roland Barthes: The Proust Variations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620016
eISBN:
9781789623734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620016.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In view of Barthes’s suggestion in 1972 that his semiological fantasy has given way to the solicitations of a ‘theory of the signifier, of the literary erotic’, Chapter Two provides further evidence ... More


Impacts and Influences

Ian Shaw

in Social Work Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166409
eISBN:
9780231541602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166409.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Following reflections on how scientists in social work and other fields have contemplated the challenge of contributing to the application of their work, I consider four questions: 1. How should we ... More


Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Philip M. Rosoff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The healthcare system in the United States is the most expensive in the industrialized world, yet delivers very mediocre outcomes in such measures as equity, infant mortality, and longevity. In ... More


“Free Form Country Folk Rock Science Fiction Gospel Gum Existential Bluegrass Guacamole Opera Music”

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The first season of Austin City Limits communicated the vibrancy of local Austin music to a television audience outside the region and supported the perception of Austin, Texas, as a place of musical ... More


Don’t Move Here

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Once Austin City Limits people began thinking beyond the television show as a weekly media program to an idea that conveyed quality music, the stage was set for new directions. Shortly thereafter the ... More


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