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Epilogue in Eight Essays

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:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

I chose seven contemporary figures in British sociology, representing what I took to be the various current strands in the subject. They were Bauman, Crouch, Giddens, Oakley, Platt, Runciman, and ... More


Sailor Shanties

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0042
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The art of the folk singer, like all true art, is essentially un-self-conscious—the artistic result is not openly sought, but comes, as it were, by accident. In the same way the sailor, with the ... More


Introduction

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction justifies the publication of yet another book on the battle of Manzikert in 1071, described by Runciman as the most decisive disaster in Byzantine history. The chapter summarises ... More


From Bad to Worse: The Liberals 1929–1931

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This period saw a party in its death-throes. Only a year earlier, things had seemed quite promising for the Liberal Party. In October 1926, the party leadership had at last been wrenched from the ... More


Judicial Ethics *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the subject of judicial ethics. The practice of appointing judges from a small pool of candidates, sharing a common ... More


To Praise and to Scorn: The Problem of Inequalities of Esteem for Social Egalitarianism

Carina Fourie

in Social Equality: On What It Means to be Equals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199331109
eISBN:
9780190212865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331109.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes how social or relational egalitarians should assess the acceptability of inequalities of esteem. Building on an analysis of W.G. Runciman and T.M. Scanlon’s accounts of status ... More


When Juries find Innocent People Guilty: Strengths and Limitations of the Appellate System in England and Wales

Michael Zander QC

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

Since its establishment over 100 years ago, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has essentially refused to exercise the jurisdiction given to it by Parliament regarding jury decisions. That ... More


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