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The Morphosyntactic Level

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter turns to the encoding of the distinctions made at the Interpersonal and Representational Levels in morphosyntactic form. The layered structure distinguishes Clause, Phrase, Word and ... More


The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Roy L. Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Beyond the conventional sources of racial inequality—racism for liberals and a dysfunctional black culture for conservatives—lies a source of racial inequality little discussed or studied in our ... More


The Irrecuperable Heterogeneity of the Present in ʿAlaʾ al-Aswani’s The Yacoubian Building and Chicago

Mary Youssef

in Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Two novels by author ʿAlaʾ al-Aswani are jointly analyzed to illustrate a multi-dimensional mapping of difference and asymmetries of power in domestic and public spheres as well as across local and ... More


Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800–1980

William Knox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624096
eISBN:
9780748672264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624096.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the lives of ten extraordinary women – Duchess of Atholl, Mary Brooksbank, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Elsie Inglis, Sophia Jex-Blake, Frances Balfour, Willa Muir, Mary Slessor, ... More


Morphosyntax1

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There has been much recent discussion of the extent to which features occurring in English vernaculars are either ‘global’ and thus shared across varieties or else ‘local’ and therefore ... More


A New Understanding of Racial Subordination

Roy L. Brooks

in The Racial Glass Ceiling: Subordination in American Law and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300223309
eISBN:
9780300227611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223309.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces three main themes presented in the book. First, racism is not coterminous with racial inequality. The term “racial subordination” is used in a new and more useful way to refer ... More


Taking Dumont to Southeast Asia

Ward Keeler

in The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Louis Dumont’s analysis of hierarchy in South Asia provides insight into how hierarchical assumptions inform social relations in Burma. Although Burmese society lacks caste, it still organizes ... More


‘New Labour’ and the culture of party management1

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ‘New Labour’ managerial culture, its goals and procedural values are explored in detail in this chapter. In dealing with internal obstacles and what were seen as ruthless external enemies, from ... More


The Sacrifice of the Gita

Ajay Skaria

in Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gandhi argues, surprisingly, that the Bhagavad Gita (where the divine Krishna urging the warrior Arjuna to take up arms) preaches ahimsa. This chapter explores how Gandhi reads the Gita as the ... More


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