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 The “Kālī Practice”: Rereading Women's Roles in Tantra

Loriliai Biernacki

in Renowned Goddess of Desire: Women, Sex, and Speech in Tantra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195327823
eISBN:
9780199785520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327823.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter addresses women's roles in Tantra, examining how and whether women function as actors within Tantric rites or to what degree they function merely as objects of male desire. This chapter ... More


Ministerial Responsibility

R. A. W. Rhodes, John Wanna, and Patrick Weller

in Comparing Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199563494
eISBN:
9780191722721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563494.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

This chapter examines how elite political actors are held to account. It examines collective responsibility, individual ministerial responsibility, and their personal accountability for actions not ... More


Working in a Federal Agency: Social Ostracism and Discrimination

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King explains how segregated race relations, tolerated by the federal government, facilitated discrimination and inequality of treatment for Black Americans in federal departments and agencies. He ... More


Orange Alert

Haleh Liza Gafori

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A poem by Haleh Liza Gafori that criticizes the language of the so-called War on Teror.


The Popularisation of Shādhilī Sufism

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the previous two chapters I characterised the early Shādhilī collectivity as a textual community that traced its unique Sufi identity to the †arīqa of Abū l-Óasan al-Shādhilī. After the deaths of ... More


The Scottish Mental Health Tribunal: Practice and Procedure

Derek Auchie and Alisa Carmichael

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781845860226
eISBN:
9781474406291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860226.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This unique text provides an authoritative and practical commentary on the practice and procedure of the new Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland. A full review of the Mental Health Tribunal for ... More


Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Hent de Vries and Nils Schott (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One can love and not forgive or out of love decide not to forgive. Or one can forgive but not love, or choose to forgive but not love the ones forgiven. Love and forgiveness follow parallel and ... More


The Reversibility of Reification: Adorno from the Aesthetic to the Social

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns to Theodor Adorno’s aesthetic theory of reification for a more embodied approach to critique. The chapter argues that Adorno's aesthetic theory, perhaps despite himself, provides ... More


1966 and All That: The Story of the Practice Statement 1

Louis Blom-Cooper

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Practice Statement by the Lord Chancellor (Lord Gardiner) and the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary on July 26, 1996, before judgments were given in the House of Lords, which ... More


Conclusion: Diabetes and Its Discontents

Mari Armstrong-Hough

in Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646688
eISBN:
9781469646701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646688.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter summarized the central argument of the book: Biomedicalization does not flatten out differences so much as it proliferates them. As the biomedical paradigm has become central ... More


The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Simon J. Bronner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book proposes to answer the pressing philosophical as well as psychological question of why people repeat themselves. It redefines folklore as traditional knowledge that serves this need in ... More


Research governance

Paul Farquhar-Smith

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses research governance, which aims to facilitate the conduct of high quality, ethical scientifically valid research, while protecting both subjects and investigators. Good ... More


Code Consequences for UK Boards

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

The report of the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance with its Code of Best Practice was published in December 1992. The report included recommendations to investors, ... More


Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Wendie E Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Engines of Truth explores the history of nineteenth-century British trial procedure from the novel viewpoint of efforts to control perjury. Perjury emerged as an acute problem in the Victorian era: ... More


Felix Offensatio in Practice in Christianity

Jason A. Mahn

in Fortunate Fallibility: Kierkegaard and the Power of Sin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790661
eISBN:
9780199897391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790661.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter closely analyzes Practice in Christianity (by Kierkegaard's pseudonym Anti-Climacus) to show how Christ comprises good news to sinners only by incarnating the very possibility of ... More


Practising with Deleuze: Design, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

Suzie Attiwill, Terri Bird, Andrea Eckersley, and Antonia Pont

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429344
eISBN:
9781474438568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Practising with Deleuze offers the first systematic reading of Gilles Deleuze’s mature philosophy from the perspective of contemporary creative practitioners, including fine artists, a dancer, a ... More


Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the ... More


Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Tamson Pietsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

At the start of the twenty-first century we are acutely conscious that universities operate within an entangled world of international scholarly connection. Empire of scholars examines the networks ... More


Artistic License: The Philosophical Problems of Copyright and Appropriation

Darren Hudson Hick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226460109
eISBN:
9780226460383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460383.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Artistic License aims at analyzing the right of copyright, given its essential underlying principles in the law, and its relation to contemporary artistic practice. As several legal theorists argue, ... More


Philosophical Tools

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard frequently defined his project by virtue of opposition to the work of Martensen and Grundtvig, This chapter identifies the key ‘philosophical tools’ that underlie the Kierkegaardian ... More


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