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Covering spaces

Selman Akbulut

in 4-Manifolds

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Handlebody of coverings and branched coverings Branched covering of ribbons


Interrogating the Obscene: Extremism and Michael Haneke

Lisa Coulthard

in The New Extremism in Cinema: From France to Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641604
eISBN:
9780748651221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641604.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues the discussion of ethics and spectatorship by reconsidering the role of violence in the films of Michael Haneke, specifically The Piano Teacher (Austria, 2001) and The White ... More


The Role of the School: Institutional Advantaging

Peter Demerath

in Producing Success: The Culture of Personal Advancement in an American High School

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226142395
eISBN:
9780226142425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226142425.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter provides an introduction of the Wilton Burnham High School itself—a Blue Ribbon high school with a rich curriculum and extracurriculum and dedicated teaching staff. In addition to its ... More


Using Props

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how props common to Chinese stage craft are used. It includes the horsewhip which represents an entire horse, paddles which represent boats, the fan and furniture.


Principles of Retinal Design

Peter Sterling

in Principles of Neural Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The retina in daylight resembles the camera on a planetary rover. Its cone photoreceptors capture rich images using chemistry (Chapter 8), but they are constrained to relay over a channel of low ... More


Digging In: The Bridge Cohort, Mid-1980s to 1990s

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter begins with the origins story of what became the largest international men’s antiviolence organization, the White Ribbon Campaign, sparked by the infamous 1989 Montreal Massacre. The WRC ... More


New Mobilities in Construction

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The basis for much suburban modernity in the inter-war period was the construction of a network of arterial roads. Planned in the Edwardian period, this road-building programme was used by government ... More


Negotiating Modernity –Beautification and Contestation

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the inter-war period in Greater London, the new arterial road system produced a contestation over appearance between the forces of beautification and vandalism. The Roads of Remembrance ... More


New Adventures on Page and Screen

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/9781617036248.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

To find ideas for her children’s books, Ruth Krauss continued to visit the Rowayton Kindergarten and the Community Cooperative Nursery School in Connecticut. After gathering enough of the children’s ... More


“Hitting on All 24 Cylinders”

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/9781617036248.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

From a creative standpoint, 1958 began auspiciously for Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson. While she was working on a book based on the artwork she had collected from children at the Rowayton public ... More


Dual Objects

Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary

in Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198739623
eISBN:
9780191802584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739623.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Dual objects are abstract categorical structures that represent the quantum notion of entanglement. We prove a range of important results about dual objects and show how to use them to model quantum ... More


Operations

Selman Akbulut

in 4-Manifolds

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Discussion of Gluck twisting, Log transforms knot surgery, Rational blowdowns


The White Ribbon: Hearing Symbolic Oppression and the Real in Rebellion

Elsie Walker

in Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores the psychoanalytic resonance of the sound track for The White Ribbon. The film is among Haneke’s most ambitious feature productions, with over a hundred elliptical scenes. Its ... More


A Letter from Beagh

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In March 1856, schoolmaster Patrick McGlynn wrote to magistrate Daniel J. Cruise, offering to betray the Molly Maguires, a secret society responsible for a decade of ‘outrages’—violence and ... More


Bastard Ribbonism

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

‘Molly Maguire’ was a sobriquet of the Ribbon Society, an oath-bound combination that, from about 1810, had built a lodge network across much of the northern half of Ireland, physically confronting ... More


The Monuments Debate

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recalls the approval of the resolution to create the Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials, and Public Spaces by the Charlottesville City Council on May 28, 2016. It explains that ... More


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