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Family Resemblances

Murray Campbell, Clive Greated, and Arnold Myers

in Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198165040
eISBN:
9780191713675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198165040.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter reviews the ways in which musical instruments create their characteristic sounds, focusing on those factors which are common to instruments from a particular family. The Hornbostel-Sachs ... More


Coping with the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 3 looks at four firms that successfully withstood the crisis: JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Bank), including their preparation, responses to the ... More


Cosmology

Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230723
eISBN:
9780191710872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the cosmological principle. It then covers isotropic and homogeneous Riemannian manifolds, Robertson–Walker spacetimes, Friedmann–Lemaître models, homogeneous ... More


The Indian Story in Modern Times

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the modern story of Indian business and economy. After two hundred years of colonial rule and relative economic stagnation, India has started to regain its lost glory in world ... More


Organologics (2): Autophony

Peter Szendy

in Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267057
eISBN:
9780823272303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267057.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The organological category of autophony has meant different things starting with Athanasius Kircher in 1650 and running through Curt Sachs and Erich von Hombostel. Autophony can open the way for an ... More


Advanced General Relativity: Gravity Waves, Spinning Particles, and Black Holes

Claude Barrabès and Peter A. Hogan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680696
eISBN:
9780191760662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680696.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is aimed at students who have completed a final year undergraduate course on general relativity and supplemented it with additional techniques by individual study or in a taught MSc ... More


Prenatal and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis for Risk of Dysgenic Inheritance

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the case of Mr and Mrs J, who had a son born with Tay-Sachs disease. They inform Dr K that they would like to have another child, but only if they could be certain that the ... More


Ira Sachs

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Ira Sachs. His first feature, The Delta (1997), enjoyed international festival acclaim. Sachs participated in the Screenwriter's Lab at the Sundance ... More


Tay–Sachs disease

Feige Kaplan and Charles R. Scriver

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes screening for Tay–Sachs disease (TSD) in pregnancy. TSD is an example of a fatal metabolic genetic disease which is rare but for which it is realistic to screen because cases ... More


Tudor Precursors

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes nine dialogues published in the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I, and determines the extent of their influence on the Elizabethan publications. We meet Hans Sachs, ... More


Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Shelley Z. Reuter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Testing Fate looks at the racialized history of Tay-Sachs in the US and UK in its construction as a Jewish disease from the late-nineteenth century through to the present era of geneticization, where ... More


Freedom, Exclusion, and Genetic Decision Making

Shelley Z. Reuter

in Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be Responsible

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699957
eISBN:
9781452955384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699957.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The conclusion of Testing Fate ties together the themes of the book and extends the argument of Chapter 5 by making the point that the “unfreedom” to fulfill one’s genetic responsibilities derives ... More


Theoretical perspectives II: general theories of rhythm and metre

Martin Clayton

in Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers a number of general theories and controversies on rhythm and metre. A variety of perspectives which have emerged from work in other fields are of interest in the present study, ... More


The Economist’s Oath

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Today there are signs of changing sentiments in the profession on the matter of professional economic ethics. Leading economists (including Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffery Sachs and others) have begun to ... More


An Unbearable Heartache: Trauma, Violence, and Memory

karin lofthus carrington and susan griffin

in Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Healing the effects of terror and terrorism, an essential step in the process of transformation, must begin with an understanding of trauma. Trauma is the inevitable result of violence. The effects ... More


The Dark Side of the Moon

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0031
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents an essay on the book Music in Fascist Italy by Harvey Sachs, reviewing the history of music in fascist Italy presented in the book with emphasis on Italian conductor Arturo ... More


Introduction

John H. Evans

in Contested Reproduction: Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226222653
eISBN:
9780226222707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222707.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

There is a revolution under way in how babies come into being that may change the entire society. Reproductive genetic technologies (RGTs) allow parents to influence the genetic qualities of their ... More


Photography and Visual Art: ‘Convulsions of empire’ and ‘adventures in cubism’. Visualising republican culture after 9/11

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6, on visual art and photography, offers detailed discussion of the 9/11 photography exhibition here is new york, the September 2004 issue of art magazine ArtForum (on ‘political’ art after ... More


Thinking Black

David Chidester

in Empire of Religion: Imperialism and Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117263
eISBN:
9780226117577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117577.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Focusing on the production of knowledge in imperial comparative religion, this chapter uncovers the work of thinkers in South Africa who reversed the flow of knowledge production in the philology, ... More


The Second Wave: Emergence of a Bible Industry

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bible translations of the second wave appeared in rapid succession in 1831, 1837, 1838, and 1841. They shared an underlying purpose: to provide an alternative to Mendelssohn’s Be’ur, and to be at ... More


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